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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, February 4, 1914   By:

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"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, February 4, 1914" is a delightful collection of satirical cartoons, humorous essays, and witty commentary that offers a fascinating glimpse into the social and political landscape of early 20th century England. The clever illustrations and clever wordplay showcased in this volume are sure to entertain and amuse readers of all ages. The sharp wit and keen observations of the various contributors provide valuable insights into the cultural attitudes and values of the time. Overall, this book is a charming and insightful read that will appeal to anyone with an interest in history, humor, or popular culture.

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VOL. 146

FEBRUARY 4, 1914


The statement, made at the inquiry into the Dublin strike riots, that 245 policemen were injured during the disturbances has, we hear, done much to allay the prevailing discontent among the belabouring classes.

"COALING THE STORES" is a headline which caught our eye in a newspaper last week. To be followed, after the strike, we imagine, by "STORING THE COALS."

A Russian officer, last week, shot the leader of a gipsy choir in a St. Petersburg restaurant, not because he sang out of tune but merely because he expressed resentment at the officer's conduct towards his daughter. It is thought that the incident may lead to an Entente between Germany and Russia.

Our Navy standard of 16 Dreadnoughts to 10 of the next most powerful Navy is, says Mr. C. P. TREVELYAN, rough and ready. Well, in this matter our standards may or may not be rough, but let's hope they're ready, anyhow.

An organisation called "The Parents' League" has been formed in New York for the purpose of simplifying the lives of children. This has caused a considerable amount of uneasiness in juvenile circles, and it is said that a "Hands off our jam" party has already been formed... Continue reading book >>

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