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T H E ' "TOMAHAWK: A SATURDAY JOURNAL OF...
No. 40.] LONDON, FEBRUARY 8, 1868. [Pric...
A PEACE FOOTING.
We all of us know—for he himself publicl...
THE NATIONAL "NOAH'S ARK".
Professor Owen's Colossal Hobby Horse is...
TO WHA T BASE USES.
the We " Tomahawk have obser Tie ved ." ...
T H E ' "Tomahawk: A Saturday Journal Of...
T H E ' "TOMAHAWK : A SATURDAY JOURNAL OF SATIRE . "INVITAT CULPAM QUI PECCATUM PRETERIT . ''
No. 40.] London, February 8, 1868. [Pric...
No . 40 . ] LONDON , FEBRUARY 8 , 1868 . [ Price Twopence .
A Peace Footing.
A PEACE FOOTING .
We All Of Us Know—For He Himself Publicl...
We all of us know—for he himself publicly and solemnly declared it at Bordeaux , years enough ago to enable us to have found out its truth—that the Emperor Napoleon desires to found his empire upon love and good will to all men . & Empire be appreciate , c * est la paix d at is its a maxim full value which and onl if y there needs are to still be recalled in exist to - ence some unworthy detractors who , seek to cast doubt upon the imperial word , and to soil the imperial principle by a comparison of actual events with this great declaration , they will be silenced at once by a consideration of the Emperor ' s new remain VA Arm m > *•» y * -v Organization at *¦* ?¦ *^* vrt ^»*^ most % »*^ ^ ; ^«* 6 > which , s ^* -v mpletely * 'ta'v •• -vl shows ^ v 4- « -kI w since how ¦•* \ - determined it •¦ 4- ^^« - * I m » proviues vxri he s-l j- * r is * * to ¦» r >
army of a peauc million and . - co a-half of men , ** * for ** . the omy defence ****** of the u . n country . This ridiculously small force , however , has been felt to be utterly inadequate to the national requirements , and in the interests of France some slight modifications are to be introduced into it before the Chambers close ; and in order that those members of the Corps Le ' gislatif who please to indulge in harmless demands for that permission to make interpellations which is never granted , we think it our duty to lay before them the chief heads of the scheme as it will finally stand : — Art . I .- —The annual contingent of the army comprises every likel living y to creature attain the in the age country of twenty which -one attains years . , has attained , or is \ ted
Are xre Young exempted exemp men over only oniy— — seventy years of age , if blind , lame , deaf , toothless hans of , unde both r father I mitre and 55 mother centimetres . in height , and If tioned a young infirmities man is , subject his case to will one be onl judged y of the by the above Council -menof Revision undermentioned . Young cafe ' women chantants emp , loye bals d champ in opera & tres s , ballets , or other , sale works of gazettes of re- , Babi production they es are in long well . -clothes acquainted , on g with iving the satistactory use of arm proof s ;— A these that will T M . LM . be WV U enrolled 111 VUWU All in the Vii ^ reserve IVilWl V V *} , « as * i * being LSW & J . A |^ alread Mil W « . V * y jr in Ui arms Alitft .
Letter the administration carriers , spies i , n newspaper general . editors , and officers of lot Art will . serve II . —Those in the ranks of the of abov the e-named . who are indicated by Art . III . —Those who are not army indicated will serve all the same . tain Art ( unless . IV . — shortened The duration by needle of service -guns is , fixed fevers at , nine or oth years er inci cer- - dents de Bis of marck warfa , or re ) the , reversibl King of e Italy at the . will of the Emperor , M . of Art the . Minister V .---Soldier of War s are ) allowed upon the to advent marry of ( with an era the of permission universal
pl do e mination ase , on . affording Soldiers su of ffici the ent reserve proof that may marry y are when not fit they for anything else . Garde Nationale Mobile . those those Art who wh . VI o are are . — not The excepted desi Garde gnated fro Nationale m their the p provisions re Mobile ceding Articl is ; composed and es , is incl for u of ding the all
defence of the coasts and frontiers , and the defence of fortified places . passed Art . by VII the . —It majority can onl , y reserved be called to out the by Government a special law in to the be Chambers , as it may judge expedient . Art . VIII . —Nevertheless the battalions of which it is
composed may be called together by an Imperial decree , as occasion , or Art M . de . IX Bismarck . —Those , may who arise compose . the Garde Nationale Mobile enjoy all the rights of citizenship , with the following exceptions : — They mission the cannot from change the preTet their , residence the and colonel two , gendarmes except of their on written regiment per- ,
general commanding , . They in any cannot business drive , out marry , read , sneeze opposition , coug newspapers h , or sleep , engage away ten from days home ' previous , or call notice their wives of their their intention own , without to do so giving . Art . X . —The Emperor , general commanding , colonel , preTet , sous-prefer ,, or any two gendarmes may suspend this law It provisionall will be seen y , fro and m this enact how any united other is which the Government may be necessary under .
hope which to the the French interesting now live spectacle , and we which look France forward will with present much , when it is no longer peopled but by soldiers and cripples . It is
distressing prevails among to observe some , sections however of , tnat the a population certain Diind who discontent are not , and do not want to be either the one or the other , ; and it is to be hoped that they will be brought to reason before the elections are offered concluded to them , in and the will new recognize organization the of advantages the army which which is are to defend them against the foreigner—and themselves .
The National "Noah's Ark".
THE NATIONAL " NOAH'S ARK " .
Professor Owen's Colossal Hobby Horse Is...
Professor Owen ' s Colossal Hobby Horse is in danger of death from surfeit . The Natural History department of the British Museum is described by a contemporary as being in " an almost intolerable state of repletion . " The learned proguarantee covering fessor , however his for his pristine , maintenance has great vigour hopes , for and the of seems next his to thirty gorged want years hobb a national . y ' With s rean unbridled greed of space , we are asked for six acres of and tnat animal
tected ground Irom lor pasturage the rainwe , are to be me saddled poor with seven may or De eig pro ht - , miles of glass case , in which , we presume , the " hobby " may ration cram— . and be crammed without inconvenience for one gene-
To Wha T Base Uses.
TO WHA T BASE USES .
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