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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, October 14, 1914   By:

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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, October 14, 1914 offers an insightful and humorous look at the political and social issues of the time. The satirical cartoons and articles provide a glimpse into the attitudes and opinions of the early 20th century. The clever wit and sharp commentary make this volume a captivating read for anyone interested in history and political satire. The illustrations are beautifully drawn and add an extra layer of entertainment to the overall reading experience. Overall, this volume of Punch is a fantastic compilation of humor and social commentary, making it a must-read for fans of political satire.

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OCTOBER 14, 1914.


Strong drinks have now been prohibited all over Russia, and it looks as if Germany is not the only country whose future lies on the water.

Rumour has it that Germany is not too pleased with Austria's achievements in the War, and there has been in consequence not a little Potsdam and Perlmuttering between the two.

"When the KAISER goes to places beyond the railway," we are told, "he travels in a motor car which, besides being accompanied by aides de camp and bodyguards, is also watched by special secret field police." We are glad to learn that every precaution is taken to prevent his escape.

The KAISER once desired to be known as "The Peace King." His eldest son, to judge by his alleged burglarious exploits, now wishes to be known as the CHARLES PEACE Prince.

It is said that Major VON MANTEUFFEL, who superintended the destruction of Louvain, has been recalled. We presume he will have to explain why he left the Town Hall standing.

We still have to go to Germany for news about our own country. The latest reliable report is to the effect that there is now serious friction between KING GEORGE and Lord KITCHENER, the former having become alarmed at the raising of "Kitchener's Army... Continue reading book >>

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