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THK PROPER HEIGHT.
SHE : " What do you think is the proper height to bol 1 my dreaa up5" He : "Juat a little over two feet."? I'un. Barbrr : ' Vou s.iyvou have been bere before? I don't aeem t" remember your face." Victim : " Probably not. It is all heale.1 up n.-xx Tln- llterature and art oi tbe greal Xapoleonic era have Uen pretty thoroughly exploted .hu ing the past few yeara, except in one field -lhe tieatmrtit of the great Napoleon by the English caricaturists. Vet that isa moat interesting phase of the great rpoch in which the Man <>f l>< linv was the central figun . \Ve reproiluce on thi- page four representatlve cartoons bi I-.u._ Hsfa artists at that time. No. i w.is drawn by Rowlandson. It waa entitled "The Devil's Dar ling." H ahowa the popular Eng? lish conception of Napoleon as a Satanic genius. No. 2 is by tbe same artist and w.is originalli published in water coltmi, en titled "The Two Kings of Ter ror " Tothe English jjopular mind in i?oj *?,,. ,; _e of this cartoon) Napoleon wa* ,'?,m- '; a monsterof carnage and cruelt>. I Napoleon cartoon by Thomas Rowland so!li iSo5*-"The Devil l Darling." TURKISH SOLDIERS ON GUARD AT CONSTANTINOPLE QUAY SIMCB IheSultan of Turkey was rudely awakened to the factthatthc very retention of tbe crown tbat sits ao beavily upon his head ilepended upon lhe ahility of his nivruiidons to ln.iintain order, at leaat in Conatantinople. lhe position of the poi"* aiidsoldiery who have been enuustcd with the care of kceping the blood-lustful scum of tbe city witbin bounds has had nothing of the rinecure ahout it. Danger xx;is an.l is aa iiiuch to l.e appreheii.leil from aea* xviir.l as from the slums, an.l the qnaya have tt. bc Btrongly guarded in con Bequencc ; for, during the recent riota?were they officially adviaed, ?.r .li.l thev snitT plun.ler from afar ? ? boat-loada of niur ilerous pillagers poured into the city from Aaia Minor, aml tt.ok .. lead ina part in the niiiss.i cres, while the troops looked calmlyon. Now, however. the conditions for lhe nonce. at all eventa-are changed, and ahould any other robber banda attempt anex eursion thej will meet with a very differentrecepUon from tlu- aoldiery on R-*-"1- ?!u' ioteteating illustration ahowing tbe Sultan's watch doga on guard wasaketchtd by a I ondon Graphic artist and 1ns task was .... easy one. The Turki are ,-. suspictous people and firmly believe that the man who painU or draws the hnman face or form will be re qnired to furniah his pictorial presentment after his death with ? 100I. KNGMSH CARICATl'RKS OF THK GRF.AT NAI-OI.F.ON III. Napoleon cartoon by James Gilray, i*So.-j -"The World'a Flum-Pud.ling in Danger; State Fpicures Taking Fetit Supper." worthy to rank with death himself. " tbe lasl great enemy of 111..::,.::;.!. N<>. * is from the pencil '?! the celelrra ted Jamea Gilray. It '-x-.s entitled, " Flum Puddingin Danger -State Kpicur. sTaking Petit S:i;.i.er." Gilray's i lea of the situa tion (1805) was that Kurope was a '.ig II. Napoleon cartoon by Thomaa Row landson, 1805?"The Two Kings of Tenor." plum pudding, with Napoleon on the one side <>f it an.l Nelson on the other, com peting as carvers for the largeal slices of it. Xo. 4 is another > f I'.ilrai 'a pro ?luctioita, aud one ".?' Ir.s CKirsest. lt shows John Bull c irrying the beadof Napoleon alofton a pitch fork, freah from lhe exctmtioncr's block. This gory cartoon w.is en titteil : " Napoleon, Forty-Eight H"t.rs After 1.1. 'l.n.. iu Eng? land." From tbe mouth "t" John Bull in tln- original cartoon wonla were repreaented ?? - iiiming. which are too cwrse to Iw here repro duceil. Among othei t'linga he w.is r. present-1 assbouti; ?? tothe dishonored beail of N.i]...:. nn was this: " Ht* My little II >xu j ' Whatdost think of Johnui Bull now ? Plundi r old England, ln i ? Make Freneh slavesofus all, bey? ete., ete." Such was tlu- wit and humorof the Knglish cartoonists who dealt with llie great Napoleon, They were gtitn jokers. IV, Napoleon cartoon by James Gilray, iS. ?5 -? Napoleon 48 houra after land ing in England."