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´╗┐Title: Supplement to "Punch", 16th December 1914 - The Unspeakable Turk
Author: Various
Language: English
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  THE UNSPEAKABLE TURK.

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[Illustration: THE STATUS QUO.

TURKEY. "WILL YOU NOT STILL BEFRIEND ME?"

BRITANNIA. "BEFRIEND YOU?--NOT WITH YOUR HANDS OF _THAT COLOUR_!"

_September 9, 1876._]

England indignantly protests against the atrocities committed by the
Turk in Bulgaria.

       *       *       *       *       *

"PUNCH" OFFICE, 10 BOUVERIE STREET, LONDON, E.C.

       *       *       *       *       *

[Illustration: ONE BUBBLE MORE!!

_January 6, 1877._]


The Turk, once again, makes illusory promises of Reform.

       *       *       *       *       *

[Illustration: EVERYBODY'S FRIEND!

_March 2, 1878._]

During the Russo-Turkish War a strict neutrality is preserved by
Germany. She is now the "friend" of the Turk.

       *       *       *       *       *

[Illustration: THE SUBLIME "SUPER"!

(REHEARSAL OF GRAND MILITARY DRAMA.)

STAGE MANAGER. "WHAT ARE _YOU_ TO DO, SIR? WHY, GET WELL TO THE BACK,
AND--_WAVE YOUR BANNER_!!!"

_September 16, 1882._]

The Turk makes a great show of denouncing the revolt of Arabi in Egypt.
He is not taken very seriously.

       *       *       *       *       *

[Illustration: COOPED UP!

_October 26, 1889._]

The Powers, despite the protests of Greece, leave it to the Turk to
restore order in the Island of Crete.

       *       *       *       *       *

[Illustration: "DEEDS--NOT WORDS!"

JOHN BULL. "LOOK HERE,--WE'VE HAD ENOUGH OF YOUR PALAVER! ARE YOU GOING
TO LET THE GIRL GO, OR HAVE WE GOT TO MAKE YOU?"

_June 15, 1895._]

The barbarous treatment of Armenia by the Turk compels the intervention
of England, France and Russia.

       *       *       *       *       *

[Illustration: A FREE HAND.

THE UNSPEAKABLE TURK. "HA, HA. THERE'S NO ONE ABOUT! I CAN GET TO
BUSINESS AGAIN."]

_January 18, 1896._]

While England is absorbed elsewhere the Turk takes the opportunity to
commit further outrages in Armenia.

       *       *       *       *       *

[Illustration: A TURKISH BATH.

SULTAN. "THEY GAVE IT ME PRETTY HOT IN THAT ARMENIAN ROOM!
BUT--BISMILLAH! THIS IS----PHEW!!"]

_August 22, 1896._]

A very "sick man" is the Turk. He goes from bad to worse.

       *       *       *       *       *

[Illustration: "TURKEY LIMITED."

SULTAN. "MAKE ME INTO A LIMITED COMPANY? H'M--AH--S'POSE THEY'LL ALLOW
ME TO JOIN THE BOARD AFTER ALLOTMENT!"

_November 28, 1896._]

The Powers consider the advisability of placing the Turk "under
control."

       *       *       *       *       *

[Illustration: TENDER MERCIES!

DAME EUROPA (_to_ LITTLE CRETE). "DON'T CRY, MY LITTLE MAN. I'VE ASKED
THIS NICE, KIND TURKISH POLICEMAN TO STAY AND TAKE CARE OF YOU!"

_March 13, 1897._]

The Turk is given another chance to mend his ways.

       *       *       *       *       *

[Illustration: THE SLAVE OF DUTY!

ADMIRAL JOHN BULL. "NOW THEN, OUT YOU'LL HAVE TO GO!"

THE UNSPEAKABLE. "WHAT! LEAVE MY BEAUTIFUL CRETE IN A STATE OF DISORDER?
_NEVER!_"

_September 24, 1898._]

The incorrigible Turk is deprived of his power to misrule in Crete. He
is consoled by Germany.

       *       *       *       *       *

[Illustration: THE MITYLENE MARCH.

(SOLO FOR THE FRENCH HORN.)

THE SULTAN. "I DON'T LIKE SOLOS! GIVE ME THE GOOD OLD-FASHIONED EUROPEAN
CONCERTO!"

_November 13, 1901._]

France sends a fleet to Mitylene and compels the Turk to respect the
rights of certain French subjects.

       *       *       *       *       *

[Illustration: BETWEEN RUSSIA AND THE DEEP SEA.

_September 9, 1903._]

Trouble again confronts the Turk. Macedonia, weary of his oppression,
rises in revolt. Russia keeps an eye upon him.

       *       *       *       *       *

[Illustration: THE OPTIMIST.

ABDUL HAMID. "WHAT, ALL THE FLEETS COMING HERE? THAT _WILL_ BE FUN! I
_DO_ HOPE THEY'LL HAVE FIREWORKS!"

_November 22, 1905._]

The Powers decide on a Naval Demonstration to compel the Turk to settle
the Macedonian difficulty.

       *       *       *       *       *

[Illustration: OUT OF BOUNDS.

JOHN BULL. "SHOO! SHOO!"

_May 9, 1906._]

The Turk tries to grab a bit of Egypt, but his bluster is unsuccessful.
Under pressure he retires, as usual.

       *       *       *       *       *

[Illustration: THE THRONE PERILOUS.

_July 29, 1908._]

The condition of the Turk is very critical. Internal disorders indicate
a serious danger of collapse.

       *       *       *       *       *

[Illustration: THE SALT-WATER CURE.

SHAH OF PERSIA. "GO ON IN, ABDUL--JUST FOR THE LOOK OF THE THING. YOU
CAN ALWAYS COME OUT IF YOU DON'T LIKE IT."

SICK MAN OF EUROPE. "YES, I KNOW. BUT ONE GETS SO WET!"

_August 12, 1908._]

The Turk makes another specious effort to amend his constitution.

       *       *       *       *       *

[Illustration: AT LAST!

_November 27, 1912._]

The liberation of Macedonia from the tyranny of the Turk is, at last,
accomplished.

       *       *       *       *       *

[Illustration: ARMAGEDDON: A DIVERSION.

TURKEY. "GOOD! IF ONLY ALL THOSE OTHER CHRISTIAN NATIONS GET AT ONE
ANOTHER'S THROATS, I MAY HAVE A DOG'S CHANCE YET."

_December 4, 1912._]

The Turk still has a gleam of hope.

       *       *       *       *       *

[Illustration: NO EFFECTS.

BALKAN LEAGUER. "IT'S YOUR MONEY WE WANT."

TURKEY. "MONEY, DEAR BOY? SEARCH ME!"

_March 26, 1913._]

The ever impecunious Turk.

       *       *       *       *       *

[Illustration: SETTLED.

DAME EUROPA. "YOU'VE ALWAYS BEEN THE MOST TROUBLESOME BOY IN THE SCHOOL.
NOW GO AND CONSOLIDATE YOURSELF."

TURKEY. "PLEASE, MA'AM, WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?"

DAME EUROPA. "IT MEANS GOING INTO THAT CORNER--AND STOPPING THERE!"

_April 2, 1913._]

The Turk is driven to confine his energies to Asia Minor.

       *       *       *       *       *

[Illustration: "DEUTSCHLAND UEBER ALLES."

KING OF THE HELLENES. "OUR SUCCESS WAS, AS YOU KNOW, ENTIRELY DUE TO
YOU."

GERMAN EMPEROR. "THANKS, THANKS." (_Aside_) "I SUPPOSE HE CAN'T BE
REFERRING TO OUR ORGANISATION OF THE _TURKISH_ ARMY."

_September 17, 1913._]

The decisive defeat of the Turk by the Greeks and their Allies is a
bitter blow to Germany.

       *       *       *       *       *

[Illustration: ANOTHER PEACE CONFERENCE.

TURKEY (_to Greece_). "AHA! MY YOUNG FRIEND, ALONE AT LAST! NOW WE CAN
ARRANGE A REALLY NICE TREATY."

_October 8, 1913._]

The Turk makes a desperate effort to get Greece into a quiet corner.

       *       *       *       *       *

[Illustration: HIS MASTER'S VOICE.

THE KAISER (_to Turkey, reassuringly_). "LEAVE EVERYTHING TO ME. ALL
YOU'VE GOT TO DO IS TO EXPLODE."

TURKEY. "YES, I QUITE SEE THAT. BUT WHERE SHALL _I_ BE WHEN IT'S ALL
OVER?"

_November 11, 1914._]

There is, indeed, no health in the Turk.

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