Punch,  57 (1869), 56–57.

Punch's Essence of Parliament



Regular Feature, Proceedings, Drollery


Government, Politics, Animal Husbandry, Cruelty, Railways, Military Technology

    Notes discussion on the cattle bill, which prevents animals from being starved for longer than thirty hours while confined to railway carts. Notes that Charles J Ellicott, Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol, 'pleaded for twelve hours' for the measure, but points out that it would inconvenience the 'railway people'. Later discusses the 'Fortifications Debate'. (56)

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