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Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 159, August 25th, 1920 by Various
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VOL. 159.

August 25th, 1920.


"What we have got to do," says Lord ROTHERMERE, "is to keep calm and mind
our own business, instead of worrying about the affairs of every other
nation." It seems only fair to point out that _The Daily News_ thought of
this as long ago as August, 1914.

* * *

Gooseberries the size of bantams' eggs, says a news item, won a prize at
the Deeside Horticultural Show. When we remember the giant gooseberries of
a decade ago it rather looks as if the nation were losing its nerve.

* * *

With reference to the messenger seen running in Whitehall the other day a
satisfactory explanation has now been given. He was doing it for the

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