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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, June 9, 1920   By:

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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, June 9, 1920 is a collection of witty and humorous cartoons and satirical articles from the early 20th century. The magazine covers a wide range of topics, from politics and current events to society and popular culture.

The illustrations in the magazine are beautifully done and add an extra layer of entertainment to the already clever writing. The text is engaging and thought-provoking, while also providing a glimpse into the attitudes and opinions of the time.

Overall, Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, June 9, 1920 is a delightful read for anyone interested in history, humor, or both. It offers a unique perspective on the world of the early 20th century and is sure to entertain and enlighten readers of all ages.

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VOLUME 158, Jan Jul 1920

JUNE 9, 1920.


Owing to heavy storms the other day one thousand London telephones were thrown out of order. Very few subscribers noticed the difference.

A camera capable of photographing the most rapid moving objects in the world is the latest invention of an American. There is some talk of his trying to photograph a bricklayer whizzing along at his work.

"Perjury is now rampant in all our Courts and there seems to be no way of preventing it," declares a well known judge. Surely if they did away with the oath this grievance would soon disappear.

"With goodwill on both sides," said Lord ROTHSCHILD recently, "the Jews will make a success of colonising their own country." There will have to be assets as well as goodwill, it is thought, if they are to be made to feel thoroughly at home.

Mr. GEORGE BEER, the man who built the first glass houses in this country, has died at Worthing. The man who threw the first stone from inside has not yet been identified, but suspicion points to Sir FREDERICK BANBURY.

When the police order you to move on, said the Thames magistrate, it is better to go in the long run. Others declare that it is quite sufficient to melt from view at a businesslike waddle... Continue reading book >>

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