Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 158, February 4, 1920 by Various

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February 4, 1920, by Various

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Title: Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 158, February 4, 1920

Author: Various

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VOL. 158.

February 4th, 1920.


A rumour is going about that martial law may be declared in Ireland at any
moment. By which of the armies of occupation does not seem clear.

* * *

To make money, says a London magistrate, one must work hard. This is a
great improvement on the present method of entering a post-office and
helping yourself.

* * *

Cat skins are advertised for in Essex. A suburban resident writes to say he
has a few brace on his garden wall each night, if the advertiser is
prepared to entice the cats from inside them.

* * *

Much alarm has been caused in foreign countries by the report that British
scientists are experimenting with a machine that makes a noise like Lord

* * *

According to a witness at a police court in London nearly two hundred
people stood and watched a fight between dockers in City Road last week.
The way some people take advantage of Mr. COCHRAN'S absence in America
seems most unsportsmanlike.

* * *

Horse-radish from Germany is being sold in Manchester at six shillings a
bundle. Even during the War, thanks to the efforts of the local Press, the
Mancunian has never wanted for his little bit of German hot stuff.

* * *

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