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POPE DISARMS SWISS GUARDS

The 103-acre Vatican State yesterday began to disarm, only sovereign State in the world to do so during the crisis. The Pope’s Swiss Guards, four-centuries-old corps of tough Swiss mountaineers, and the Papal Gendarmerie, a police unit recruited in Italy, are to be reduced in strength as a result of the ending of the Roman…

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SCOTS CRITIC OF LONDON PROPOSALS

The Scottish Tourist Board in Edinburgh yesterday considered a report of the Catering Wages Commission to inquire into the effect of the Catering Wages Act. It was noted by the board that certain small improvements would prove beneficial to Scottish hotels. There was to be an extension of the spread-over to 14 hours, but, however,…

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GIRL LEADS WAY WITH LAKE SWIM

Doris Fell last night became the first woman to swim the 10 ½ miles long Lake Windermere. She is only 16. It took her 10 hours and 20 minutes. Doris, who lives in Barrow-in-Furness, hopes eventually to swim the Channel. Five feet two in height and weighing 10 stone, Doris has all along been confident…

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US Dumps Dresses

Complaints by wholesale drapers that cheap machine-made dresses from the United States are being dumped on the British market will be discussed by the council of the Wholesale Fashion Trades Association on Friday.   An official of the association said to a reporter: “A deputation will be appointed to bring the situation to the attention…

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Judges Squealing

Sir Alfred Hurst, Under-Secretary to the Treasury, speaking at the Speech Day of the Lower School of John Lyon at Harrow, referred to what he described as his “lurid financial past” in that he had been associated with Sir George May in producing “the somewhat infamous report of two years ago.” “The same cuts that…

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Cultural objects in Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle upon Tyne is one of the English cities which can offer a lot of attractions to their visitors, tourists and inhabitants. It contains a lot of cultural objects which are known for having an important role in the development of the city. One of the most important places is are the theatres. There are…

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Leasing or Car Hire Alicante?

Have you decided whether you need to lease a vehicle or opt for car hire Alicante? Do you know what makes one different from the other? Others have the misconception that these two are the same so here is what makes them vary.   Renting vs. Leasing a Vehicle   Timeframe. Renting is done when…

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Event Photographer: How to Get a License for Your Business

In the first few months of your venture as an event photographer, everything will be simple and the demands are lower. However, the demand of your services and manpower will increase rapidly in the coming years. It’s better for you to get your business ready and get a license to make it legit. Try the…