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Punch, or the London Charivari, May 27, 1914 is a delightful collection of satirical cartoons, articles, and poetry that offers a humorous insight into the political and social issues of the time. With its clever wit and sharp commentary, this publication provides a fascinating glimpse into the world of early 20th century England. The illustrations are charming and the writing is engaging, making it an enjoyable read for anyone interested in historical satire. Overall, Punch, or the London Charivari, May 27, 1914 is a witty and entertaining publication that is sure to entertain readers of all ages.

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VOL. 146.

May 27, 1914.


We hear that the news of the defeat of Messrs. Travers, Evans ("Chick") and Ouimet in the Amateur Golf Championship was received by President Huerta's troops with round upon round of cheering. Frankly, we think it rather petty of them.

The statement in The Daily Mail to the effect that about two million pounds have been sunk in the new German liner Vaterland is apt to be misconstrued, and we are requested to state that the vessel is still afloat.

There was a fire at the Press Club off Fleet Street last week, but we refuse absolutely to credit the rumour that this was the work of a member anxious that his paper should have first news of the conflagration.

We came across a flagrant example, the other day, of an advertisement that did not speak the truth. Seated on the top of an omnibus were six persons with most regrettable faces. Underneath them was an inscription, which ran the length of the knife board:

"Things we'd like to know."

Persons who are hesitating to visit the Anglo American Exposition may like to know that the representation of New York there is not so realistic as to be unpleasant.

Mr. A. Kipling Common writes to The Daily Mail deploring England's lack of great men... Continue reading book >>

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