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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 153, October 24, 1917   By:

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Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 153, October 24, 1917 is a unique and entertaining collection of satirical cartoons, articles, and poems that provide a humorous insight into the events and issues of the time. The illustrations are cleverly drawn and the writing is witty and sharp, making for a delightful read. The publication offers a great snapshot of the cultural and political climate of 1917, providing both historical context and a good chuckle for readers. Overall, this volume of Punch is a fun and enlightening look at the world of a century ago.

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VOL. 153.

OCTOBER 24, 1917.


Those who think that people in high positions live a life of ease and comfort received a rude shock last week. It is said that, while visiting the Royal Enfield Works canteen, the Duke of CONNAUGHT drank two glasses of Government ale.

Britons have no monopoly of pluck, it seems. Last week a Basuto soldier attached to a labour battalion offered the LORD MAYOR'S coachman a cigarette.

Two German bankers, formerly of London, have been arrested in New York as dangerous aliens. Neither of them is a member of our Privy Council.

It is understood that the Spanish Government has addressed a note to the Allies explaining that all possible precautions will have been taken against the forthcoming escape of U23.

The PREMIER has received the magnificent gold casket containing the freedom of the City of London conferred on him last April. A momentary excitement was caused by the rumour that the Corporation had thrown off all restraint and filled it with tea.

A Brigadier General has been fined for shooting game on Sunday in Hampshire. Sir DOUGLAS HAIG, we understand, has generously arranged to close down the War on the first Wednesday in every month, in order that the Higher Command may assist in supplying the hospitals with game... Continue reading book >>

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