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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 153, September 26, 1917   By:

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"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 153, September 26, 1917 is a fascinating collection of satirical cartoons, articles, and poems that provide a unique snapshot of British society during World War I. The sharp wit and clever humor showcased in this publication offer a humorous yet insightful commentary on the political and social issues of the time. The illustrations are beautifully drawn, capturing the essence of the era and adding depth to the written content. Overall, this volume serves as a valuable historical document and an entertaining read for anyone interested in the history of satire and political commentary."

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VOL. 153, SEPT. 26, 1917

PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI.

VOL. 153.

SEPTEMBER 26, 1917.

CHARIVARIA.

Three bandits have been executed in Mexico without a proper trial or sentence. This, we understand, renders the executions null and void.

The campaign against the cabbage butterfly in this country has reached such an alarming stage that cautious butterflies are now going about in couples.

After spending a one pound Treasury note on cakes, chocolates, fish and chips, biscuits, apples, bananas, damsons, cigarettes, toffee, five bottles of ginger "pop" and a tin of salmon, a Chatham boy told a policeman that he was not feeling well. It was thought to be due to something the boy had been eating.

Incidentally the boy desires us to point out that the trouble was not that he had too much to eat but that there was not quite enough boy to go round.

"I read all English books," says Dr. HARDING in The New York Times , "because they are all equally good." This looks dangerously like a studied slight to Mr. H.G. WELLS.

We understand that, owing to the paper shortage, future exposures of German intrigues will only be announced on alternate days.

At the Kingston Red Cross Exhibition a potato was shown bearing a remarkable likeness to the German CROWN PRINCE... Continue reading book >>


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