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PEACE PROPOSALS

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AN ANGEL IN DIFFICULTIES When the cartoonists get as good a chance as the Pope's proposal offered to represent peace as an angel they make the most of it. Pease in the Newark Evening News" sees the angel of Enduring Peace entering the Bluebeard's closet of Prussianism and starting back aghast at the sight of the murdered wives: Honor, Mercy, Justice, Decency, Treaties, Pledges and International Law. Vanderhem in the "Nieuwe Amsterdammerdepicts l'eace as anxious to take the world up again in her arms but saying pathetically: "I can't see where I can get hold of it!". The Dutch cartoonist has preserved his neutrality with extreme

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England and Holland and Sritzerland and Italy all contribute their cier points to this European council on Russia, opened by the London Erening Veiry" irith I picture of Germany presenting the peare dore to Russia. Fritz erplains that the elephant is throun in scith the dore!At the right iz "De Amsterdammer's” rievc of the bear tempted by the wily jor to put his pau in the cleft oak

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The Zurich "Nebelspalter" would hare Russia turn the tables on Germany. This east wind will soon upset everything." And Italian confidence in Russia is erprest in "I 420," Florence, in Iran's dismissal of the Kaiser's proposals—By your works I know you!"

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"The lorely tin of syrup" hides a bottle of poison in the Manchester "Sunday Chronicle's" cartoon of German peace proposals. The London "Sunday Telegraminterprets John Bull as saying: "Ah, my dear Iran, it takes time to get free. But you'll keep your word!"

AIR RAIDS AND REPRISALS

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THE BOOMERANG Germany's increasingly successful Zeppelin attacks on London hare roused the British people to a vigorous demand for reprisals. General Smuts, South African statesman and member the British War Cabinet, struck the note of popular feeling when he said: “We are dealing with an enemy whose culture has not carried him beyond the rudiments of the Mosaic law, to whom you can only apply the marim of an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.'Roij, of the London Evening News," has sketched below his interpretation of Germany's reactions

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A NEUTRAL'S RIGHTS De Notenkraker,” Amsterdam, presents this cartoon of a somewhat ignored point of view air raids. "Drop them here," says the aviators, "these

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IMMUNE? *Well, it's been a wonderful protection -so far!comments the fory Kaiser under the umbrella of British Forbearance" in this cartoon by Williams, published in London Opinion"

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JOHN BULL: "AFTER 'EM! THEY'VE ASKED FOR IT, AND WHAT THEY GET THEY'LL WELL DESERVE"

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