Punch, or the London Charivari

Vol. 104, January 28, 1914

Author: Various Authors
Published: 1914
Language: English
Wordcount: 13,893 / 51 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 385
Added to site: 2007.09.11
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Genre: Periodical
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by the costumes of the audience. She strongly condemned the practice followed by some ladies of fashion of bringing their Pekinese dogs with them to concerts. It showed disrespect to the performers and involved cruelty to animals, since the Pekinese only appreciated the Chinese five-note scale and detested European harmonies.

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CABINET AND ADMIRALTY.

Another Disclaimer.

A correspondent writes:--"There is no reason to believe that the Cabinet will remit to the Board of Admiralty the report of the Land Committee appointed by Mr. LLOYD GEORGE with a view to securing the views of the Sea Lords, as possessing a wide knowledge of naval affairs, on this aspect of the Government's policy."

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"The men demand, roughly, an increase of 1d. a ton."--Daily Chronicle.

Perhaps if they asked politely they might get it.

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SILVER LININGS.

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