Fonds 96-003 - Arthur G. Racey fonds

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Arthur G. Racey fonds

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    • 1899-1941 (Creation)
      Racey, Arthur G.

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    843 drawings: pen and ink

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    Biographical history

    Born in 1870 in Quebec, A.G. Racey attended McGill University where he developed an interest in caricature. His cartoons were first published in the Montreal Witness, and later, in the Montreal Star where he worked as cartoonist from 1899 to 1941. Racey is also recognized for his oil and water colour paintings, many of which hang in private collections throughout Canada. Racey died in Montreal on December 21, 1941.

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    This fonds was in the custody of John R. Dickinson, grandson of Arthur G. Racey, before he donated it to the Trent University Archives.

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    This fonds consists of approximately 843 original cartoons by A.G. Racey covering a wide range of subjects. Due to the universal nature of his cartoons, Racey gained international recognition and his works were reproduced in numerous newspapers and magazines around the world. A file list and descriptions of the cartoons, including dates where known, is available below.

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    This fonds was donated by John R. Dickinson of Peterborough, Ontario.


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        Items are located in the Large Materials Cabinet - Drawers 8 to 14:

        Items 1-121: Drawer 8
        Items 122-243: Drawer 9
        Items 244-365: Drawer 10
        Items 366-496: Drawer 11
        Items 497-627: Drawer 12
        Items 628-758: Drawer 13
        Items 759-843: Drawer 14

        General note

        Racey Cartoon List: Drawer 8 (Items 1-121)

        1. “Right Over His Employers Head Again.” Montreal: Graft in city council
        2. “The Man Who Pays for It All” Arbitration for Montreal Water and Power Company
        3. “Finest in the World.” Quebec poultry
        4. “Vivisection.” Montreal water deal and the Royal Commission
        5. “The Civic Elections.” Electing the right people to eliminate crime, vice, and immorality
        6. “Desecration for Money-Making Purposes.” University of Montreal’s proposal to build a university building on Mount Royal Park
        7. “The Warning Sign.” Montreal Charter
        8. “The Province and the Man Who Put It on the Map.” Sir Jean Lomer Gouin
        9. “Why Encourage the Crow to Damage Your Crop? Buy Canadian Made Goods and Keep the Dollars for Yourself.” Foreign made goods
        10. “Be Careful.” Montreal municipal elections
        11. “Blind folded and in the Dark.” Montreal property owners voting on a loan three months before the elections
        12. “Pre-empire Conference Dreams.” R.B. Bennett dreaming about the glory of a new economic empire reached by inter-empire trade
        13. “Our Grasshopper Government.” McMurray, Bureau, King pictured as grasshoppers hopping amongst various federal government issues
        14. “Quite Encouraging.” Complaint against solicitor general E.J. McMurray who has reduced the sentence on Montreal criminals
        15. “Food for Thought.” Advertising Montreal as a dangerous place to visit
        16. “The Magnet That Draws Them.” Negative portrayal of Montreal being soft on criminals
        17. “Tied to His Tail.” Negative comment on the Montreal police force not being able to do their job because of political interference
        18. “Bienvenue!” Visit of the Empire Parliamentary Association to Montreal
        19. “Automobile Accessory.” Mounting toll of automobile fatalities
        20. “The Market Convalescent.” Economy suffering from German liquidation, minimum prices, and trade restrictions
        21. “Labor Lost.” Baldwin-Poin care conference
        22. “A Journalistic Error in France.” British spy story
        23. “Where March Came in Like a Roaring Lion.” Chamberlain being buffeted by a roaring lion labelled “league dispute”
        24. “Another One Gone. And Then There Were Two.” “Russia and the United States are the only big nations not in the League in Nations!!" Uncle Sam and his Russian counter-part sitting on a fence
        25. “Interesting Mural Fragment Dealing With Some Very Ancient Custom Taken from Tutankhamen’s Tomb, Now Being Translated by Egyptologists.” Quebec water commission
        26. “It Should Be An Easy Choice.” The Saar having to chose between Nazi Germany and France
        27. “As It Appears From Over the Fence.” A mish-mash of American political parties depicted as mythical animals
        28. “He Seldom Has Occasion to Laugh But When He Does He Enjoys It.” Montreal tax-payer versus Montreal city council who have enormous borrowing powers
        29. “The New Deal.” Canada holding 5 cards: R.B. Bennett, agriculture, industry, labour, & protection
        30. “What the Solid Bloc Would Let Quebec In For.” Shake-down of Quebec and the east by westerners who will be making them pay for the Hudson Bay railway
        31. “Old Montreal.” Criticism of the city of Montreal dump which pollutes and poisons theair “instead of using incineration or other scientific methods of disposal”
        32. “Who Gets the Apple?” Montreal mayorality race
        33. “A Suggestion.” Policeman posting a public notice saying that vehicles must have a light within the Montreal city limits
        34. “Very Much So.” A stinking garbage can labelled “conditions which caused the Coderre police probe report”
        35. “The Nigger in the Needed Wood pile.” An indictment of ward politics
        36. “Sur la Grève Provinciale.” Votes for women in Quebec
        37. “Another Can to Fill.” Shows Montreal tax-payer as a cow having to fill a lot of buckets labelled “Taxation”
        38. “Petty and Contemptible, or, the Little Fellows Means of Livelihood in Danger.” Plutocrat addressing a news boy. Patronage and corruption in Montreal.
        39. “It Makes a Difference.” Quote from Smollett re how the apothecary squirmed when taking his own medicine. French tariff commentary.
        40. “Montreal’s Tumblerig.” Mayor Martin shown as a wobble toy.
        41. “Nailing It Up for Watchful Reference.” Calendar is being nailed up showing Jan. 1931 and calling for the return of Dr. Manion back to Montreal in 1936.
        42. “What the Public Wants to Know.” Montreal City Council not responding to investigation of typhoid epidemic
        43. “The Attempted Dust Screen.” Slanderous accusations were being made against Patenaude by the King candidate.
        44. “The Systematic Purchase of Canadian-Made Goods would soon…Give employment to the Unemployed.” Wants exports to outweigh imports.
        45. “Summer Sports.” Profiteer fisherman trolling the public “fish.”
        46. “Old Mother Hubbard.” Empty stock market cupboard with a bull looking in; speculator as a dog looking in on empty shelves.
        47. “Mr. Micawber Lamb Waiting for Something to turn Up.” A sheared sheep in patched clothes waiting outside portico of the stock market.
        48. “The Financial Natural Historian.” Cartoon bank president with a butterfly net chasing another opposition president portrayed as a butterfly
        49. “An Anomalous Condition that Should Soon Cease– We Hope.” Comment on the unemployment situation. Cart drawn by an exhausted farmer, the cart loaded with sacks of “taxation for relief” and a horse representing the physically fit on relief.
        50. “The New Temporary Pilot.” [Hugh] Guthrie [Conservative leader 1926-1927] flying an airplane labelled “conservative policy”
        51. “Those Broadcast Disputes.” The devil sitting in a dressing gown listening to radio broadcasts of church controversies.
        52. “Hard at Work.” A wildcat shearing a sheep marked “sucker”referring to proceeds of sales of phoney stocks
        53. “Wanted – a Little Educational Propaganda.” Shows Prime Minister W.L.M. King as a lumberman referring to ridiculous questions he was asked on a London trip.
          54.”Four Hearts With But a Single Thought; Four Clubs that Beat as One.” Nova Scotia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta declare prohibition and beat John Barleycorn back into a grave
        54. “Human Nature.” Comment on violence and war. Angel recovering at home (“Peace – and me scarcely convalescent”) while reading of nations’ plans to prepare for another war.
        55. “Another Attempt.” Dove of peace anchored to a rock labelled “Franco-British Misunderstanding”
        56. “Playing the Duce With Her Nerves.” Peace of Europe portrayed as a woman in a chaise threatened by Mussolini
        57. “Just One Spark and ---Sept. 23, 1930." Fanatical man in Turkish dress waving a pistol and sitting on a powder keg labelled “War Powder”
        58. “The Katzenjammer Kids.” Portrays the world as an injured, beaten and distracted man while various German threats run amok
        59. “Stupidity and Vandalism or, the Thin Edge of the Wedge.” A “patronage-peddling” alderman chopping down trees in Mount Royal Park to make way for a “stupid and useless sunken automobile road.”
        60. “Feeding the Dog of War.” Representative of the Japanese navy feeding a vicious dog from a plate labelled “appropriations for 22 new battleships”
        61. “En avent.” Quebec budget commentary
        62. “Such a Superiority Complex.” The “technocracy twins” named “doom” and “gloom” say that politics and economics don’t matter
        63. “A Monument to Human Nature.” Disarmament talks portrayed as a tower of babel
        64. “In the U.S.A.” Hey-diddle-diddle theme showing a bull (market) jumping over a moon (stock values) while a cat (business situation) plays a fiddle (restored confidence).
        65. “Indifferent to Protests.” A car labelled “Jap Army and Navy” filled with Japanese riders careening over peace, the League of Nations and world interests;
        66. “Disturbing Her Peaceful Meditations.” League of Nations knitting, disturbed by Japan’s refusal to be governed by League of Nations vote in the Sino-Japanese affair
        67. “My Lady – My Watchdog Seems to Inspire Amusement Instead of Fear in Him.” Figure representing world peace and a tiny lap dog as League of Nations threatened by figure dressed as a Roman soldier with tag “World Armaments”
        68. “Those Rapid Change Cabinets.” Comment on French government financial crisis and changing cabinet
        69. “Unsophisticated in Foreign Diplomacy.” “Uncle Sam” boy character poking at a wasp nest labelled “Japan”
        70. “Perfidious Samuel! He Wants His Money!” Figure of Uncle Sam demanding repayment of war debts from Europe whose expenditures have been on armaments instead
        71. “Viva Italia.” Figure of “John Bull” [England] receiving war debt payment from Italian
        72. “The HolidaySeason.” The plundering of humanity through constant holiday travel to Europe by North Americans
        73. “The New Easter Hat.”Nations of the world spending more money on armaments than any other consumer products
        74. “The Last of the Hatch That Was Nearly Too Late…” April 16, 1927. Prorogation of Parliament
        75. “Disintegration.” Collapse of German financial institutions
        76. “The New Razor.” A world where the hair is armaments being shaved by a razor named “Naval Parley”
        77. “In the League of Nations Tonsorial Parlours.” Customer in a barber chair with bayonets sticking out all over his head; barber is labelled “Disarmament Commission”
        78. “Another Stepping Stone.” Depicts a man as the world jumping across a stream on rocks labelled “Genoa” and “Lausanne”
        79. “Contra-accounts.” Turkey vs. Greece presenting reparation bills
        80. “No Accident.” A man being bombarded by falling bricks, depicting high cost of building in Quebec
        81. “No Milk Forth coming” January 18, 1923. Germany as a skinny run down cow unable to give milk; i.e., reparations
        82. “The Voter.” Telling Canadians to take off their rose-coloured glasses and demand cooperation of all parties in light of the political and economic conditions in Canada
        83. “Outside the Great Gain.” Countries peaking through knot-holes in a high fence labelled “League of Nations Peace of the World Series”
        84. “Forward Montreal.” Mayor Martin as an equivocator
        85. “You Can Stop It.” Comment on buying Canadian goods and having more money in your pocket from your paycheque
        86. “The Winner and the Loser.” The world burdened under war costs and a prosperous Germany marching along behind bearing no costs
        87. “Fed Up With a Public Nuisance: Nova Scotia Also Throws a Brick.” Government liquor control of bootlegging
        88. “A Useful Use,” Taxation of liquor by the Province of Quebec Liquor Control Board
        89. “The Usual Ending to a Strike,” Three characters as bashed and beaten survivors of a strike in the coal mines, labelled “Miner,” “Public,” and “Owner”
        90. “The War at Sea,” Destruction of a war ship
        91. “Riding Forward Backwards,” A character labelled “Europe” facing backwards on a horse labelled “International Reconciliation”
        92. “An Epochal Episode in World History.” British and American statesmen working at the armament reduction conference with taxpayers of their respective countries peeking in the window
        93. “The Third Attempt.” An angel listening at a door in Geneva as the League of Nations meets for the third time to try to deal with disarmament
        94. “The Struggling Trees.” Trees are labelled “Disarmament” and “Arbitration” and a dove of peace is wondering when they will grow big enough for him to shelter in
        95. “Then and Now.” Two panels: top panel is labelled August 1914 and shows a militant Prussion vanquishing an angel of peace; bottom panel is labelled August 1929 and shows the angel driving away the tattered Prussion
        96. “Just See What He Left Behind.” Depicts 1932 as a victim of technocracies gloomy forebodings
        97. “Montreal’s Heavy Taxation.” Depicts the government of Montreal dressed as Alice in Wonderland looking up at a grinning Cheshire cat in a tree; the Cheshire cat is labelled “Business and Working Enterprise”
        98. “The Turning Tables.” A locomotive careening down a track labelled “Heavy Investment” threatening “Bus, Truck, Waterway, Air, Pipe & Co.”
        99. “Tis Wisdom to Visualize the Result Before Acting.” A figure labelled “Labor” contemplating the residue of a bonfire labelled “The Ashes of Regret”
        100. “The Only Way.” A developer hindered by the high costs of labour and building materials
        101. “He Dared to be a Daniel.” Senator Borah who proposed that war debts be cancelled in the interests of world economic recovery
        102. “The High Price of Fruit and Truck.” Indicates that false reports of bad crops mean that the price of produce will be high
        103. “The Leak Caused by the Stock Slump.” President Hoover with his finger in the “U.S. Business Dyke” calling for help from industry, commerce and trade
        104. “The Relativeness of Rent and Landlords.” Comment on rapatious landlords
        105. “Economy Extraordinary.” A long train full of family members and assorted relatives of “Ontario Farmers Economy Government Minister On An Official Trip”
        106. “The Championship.” A huge hog in a trough, a commentary on profiteers
        107. “More Margin Please.” A statement relating to the stock market
        108. “Getting Larger and Larger.” Public demand for tax reduction
        109. “The Receding Tide.” Labour and wages in a rowboat paddling away from rocks of unemployment and inflated war-time prices
        110. “The Avalanche, or, Another Royalist Autocrat Dethroned.” Defeat of a coal monopoly
        111. “Her Star Boarder.” Holland profiting from Kaiser Wilhelm staying in the country
        112. “Churchill Knows!” Churchill as Santa Claus promising to get rid of Hitler and his gang of rowdies
        113. “With Heat and Fog Also.” British elections
        114. “The Coolidge Navel Plan.” Hoover presents limiting naval armament to a person depicted as a battered and debt-ridden tax paying world
        115. “Can’t Be Kept Down.” Prime Minister Asquith as a bobble toy
        116. “The Coal Strike.” A striking miner as the ultimate loser in the coal strike
        117. “The Union Jack.” A tattered flag and is a call to support the British military
        118. “Wanted – A Strict Cattle Protection Law.” Cruel and inhumane treatment of cattle cars on trains
        119. “The Test.” Tariff protection of Made in Canada goods; shows a housewife saying she would certainly buy Canadian made goods if they were equal inquality to imported goods
        120. “Last at War.” Uncle Sam angry because the U.S. Senate has refused to ratify the peace treaty

        General note

        Racey Cartoon List: Drawer 9 (Items 122-243)

        1. "Hurl Your Campaign Speech At Them." A political candidate rescuing a swimmer
        2. "Wanted - A Square Deal." Quebec elections and unsubstantiated charges on the part of Taschereau & Trepanier
        3. "The Eastoner in the West - 3." Comment on visitors from the eastern provinces of Canada expecting to see "Wild West" characters instead of well-dressed prosperous financiers
        4. "An Unique Welcoming Bouquet." Arrival of Governor-General (1931-1935) Lord Bessborough and Lady Bessborough in Ottawa
        5. "Those Disgruntled British Harvesters." Canada depicted as a Mountie offering jobs on farms to British workers who are complaining about the hard work
        6. "As Expected." Shows Russia as a dishevelled and tattered headless character and suggests that "after eight years of brainless communistic orgy, Russia discovers that it cannot manage without its brains" - the head he is holding in his hands is labelled "Bourgeoisie"
        7. "Is it the Hot Weather or Conscience?" Seen in a railway car, depicting high cost of the CNR
        8. "A Story With a Moral, or, Helping Him to Break In." Complaint about citizens too indifferent to bother voting in Montreal
        9. "The Smoking Room." Comment on the disorder and bad behaviour in the House of Commons
        10. "The Eastoner in the West - 5." A character standing amidst "one of the most gorgeous scenes in the world - sunset at Banff" and commenting on what a fellow tourist is wearing instead of looking at the vista
        11. "Protecting the 'Sucker' from the 'Sucker List' makers." Comment on legislation preventing people from seeing copies of any lists of shareholders that have been filed in the province of Ontario
        12. "The Indian Autonomy Puzzle." Comment on the problem of solving the Indian-Pakistan partition
        13. "Won't Take a Tumble." Comment on the Board of Commerce trying to bring down the H.C. of L.
        14. "Madam, A Thousand Welcomes, The City is Yours." Queen Marie of Rumania being welcomed to the city of Montreal
        15. "Our Own Omar Khayyman Has Idealistic Visions." Lord Beaverbrook making overtures to Europe with regard to free trade
        16. "Perplexity." The British working man puzzled over the importation of foreign goods
        17. "The British House of Commons." Big Ben with a factory whistle on the top in compliance with labour union rules
        18. "Stopped in Time." Refers to a strike in the British coal industry being averted after seeing what happened in the Scottish coal miners strike
        19. "The New Occupant." A menacing socialist about to break in to 10 Downing Street as labour Prime Minister (Ramsay MacDonald)
        20. "Natural History Query." Complaint that the MacDonald government will not resign; shows Ramsay MacDonald as a cat with nine lives
        21. "Churchill and his Hats." Winston Churchill contemplating Conservative party leadership
        22. "A Narrow Escape." Comment on aborted miners' strike
        23. "Joining the Issue, or, A Showdown at Long Last." A showdown between Britain characterized as John Bullfacing down unionized labour
        24. "Spreading the Messiest Oil Gusher in the History of North America." Teapot Dome scandal, ca. 1924
        25. "Alma Mater According to the Carnegie Foundation Report." Comment on U.S. universities being dedicated to extra-curricular activities, particularly sports
        26. "Roosevelt and the Pooch." Politics shown as a snapping dog brought to heel by tariffs
        27. "President Hoover's Fishing Trip." President Hoover being looked at with suspicion by a portrait of George Washington
        28. "The Holiday Season." Comment on the U.S. coast guard holding too much power
        29. "The Dying Emperor." Depicts the leader of the striking coal miners deflating as the miners return to the pits
        30. "The Will of the People"

        Premier Howard Ferguson swept in on a wave labelled "Will of the People"

        1. "Financial Natural History." Britain as the leading financial centre in the world
        2. "Getting Them in Batches." Nazi U-boats as a cage full of rats trapped by Britain
        3. "Maritime Rights." The other Canadian provinces being hung in effigy as robbers and Maritimes secession as a skeleton
        4. "The Reckless Speeder." Comment on the Canadian Senate trying to control government expenditures of W.L.M. King and the progressive party
        5. "Excelsior." Shows British Prime Minister holding banner which reads "The Nation First" striving against various crises
        6. "Reform Needed." Opposition candidates working the hustings
        7. "And in the Meantime." Depicts the Canadian ship of state drifting rudderless for another term of Parliament
        8. "An Albertan Triumviri." Congratulations to Albertans who have won world championships for wheat and oats in Chicago
        9. "The Obesity Reduction Clinic at St. James." A patient labelled "Naval Armaments" with representatives from various countries dressed as doctors and wielding saws and axes ready to reduce the size of the patient
        10. "The Open Sesame." Refers to tariff agreements between Britain and Canada
        11. "Thanks for the Amusement." Caustic comment on U.S. desires to absorb Canadain payment for British war debt
        12. "Crash! - Smash!" Dire predictions regarding the effects of U.S. tariffs against Quebec maple syrup and dairy products
        13. "King for a Day, or, Before and After." Comment on the importance of the electorate on voting day
        14. "The Horns, Horns, Horns, Horns, Horns!" Automobile noise pollution
        15. "Roused at Last, or, An Example for Other Nations to Emulate" - August 11, 1925. Suffering of the British economy due to labour strife
        16. "The Eastoner in the West - 14." Well-dressed Englishman bartering for a totem pole
        17. "Right Up to Date." England as a very stylish woman in the wake of the conference of dominion premiers
        18. "Once More His Gauntlet Throws." Viscount Snowden dressed as a knight throwing down the gauntlet into the British political arena
        19. "Enlightening the World." Secretary of U.S. Navy Daniels and John Bull discussing the effectiveness of the British navy
        20. "His Last Official Act." Relates to the Fordney tariff bill of 1922
        21. "The Morning After." Uncle Sam nursing a hangover after the recent elections
        22. "No Canadian Government Information to Guide Him." Posit of information about Canada for immigrants, hence too many are going to America
        23. "Safeguarding His Interests." Comment on the U.S. senate protecting the rights of the electorate by cutting spending
        24. "The Old Man." John Bull (Britain) holding two winning trophies for courage and integrity
        25. "Bagged the Whole Flock." Sir Auckland Geddes as a duck hunter killing anti-British lies & canards
        26. "Which Will It Be?" The world watching the U.S. presidential elections contested by Franklin Roosevelt and Wendel Wilke
        27. "Anything for Votes." Daylight saving time as an election issue
        28. "Our Embassy Show." The left panel shows a palacial front to the Canadian Embassy; the right panel shows behind the House with dirty laundry hanging on the line with labels such as "Huge National Debt"
        29. "Insulted!" A fierce looking Mexican holding a broadside alerting people to the fact that British subjects are being persecuted and having their property stolen in Mexico
        30. "More Heated Controversy." Comment on the new liquor laws in the U.S. that say that you can not drink hard liquor while standing at the bar
        31. "In ChicagoSoon." Chicago gangsters using a fully equipped machine gun to hold up passers-by
        32. "The Poor Starving American Miner." American labour as bloated and over paid
        33. "Hee-Haw!" A donkey portrayed as a German prince denunciating the war
        34. "Little Voices From the Hills." Depicts claimants to European thrones popping up all over the Alps
        35. "One Obstacle That is Prolonging the Lady's Stay." Depicts a car labelled "Prosperity" on the edge of a cliff and just about to run into a big rock labelled "War Debts"
        36. "A Humiliating Situation." Shows Britannia dressed as a nursemaid protecting depictions of the navies of South African, New Zealand, Canada, and Australia and commenting on the burden of naval protection being borne by the taxpayer
        37. "Enough Trouble Without Him." Shows Canada kicking out the gentry who preach discord and destruction
        38. "Boom: Live Shell or Dud?" Customs mal-administration charges being lobbed at the Liberals
        39. "The Kitten and the Yarns." Canada as a cat entwined in a tangle of political parties such as the National Liberal and Conservative Party, the United Farmer's Party, the National Liberal Party
        40. "Loud Wireless to Ottawa." Depicts a taxpayer calling for parliamentary speeches to be shorter and for M.P.s to receive less pay.
        41. "Give Canada a Chance." A comment on unfair competition from imported goods.
        42. "Opportunity Knocks." Depicts the national government as a woman bearing solutions knocking on a door labelled "Perplexing and Dangerous Railway, Economy, Wheat, and Relief Problems."
        43. "The Westminster Cocoanut Shy." Comment on British Prime Minister Ramsay Macdonald's refusal to resign.
        44. "More Work Please." Comment on the H.C. of L.
        45. "The Knight the Rode from the West to Do Battle on Parliament Hill." Knight on an exhausted horse carrying a banner "Western Blue Ruin M.P."
        46. "Halloween." Shows a character out trick or treating with labels "political situation" and numerous political parties on his costume.
        47. "Back Again and the Party Who Brought Him." Shows a loutish character wading across from Asia Minor to Europe with a Turkish character on his back.
        48. "The Thinker." A caricature of Rodin's sculpture pondering how to end the economic depression. Sub-title advocates buying Canadian goods.
        49. "Those Growing War-Debt Settlement Proposals." Shows a ship sailing to America loaded with Scotland, Wales and England.
        50. "The Would-Be Lifesavers." Comment on Women's Suffrage in the U.S. Both Republicans and Democrats throwing life saving devices labelled "Ratification" at a drowning woman.
        51. "Diamond Jubilee Suggestions." Comment on repetitious jargon in politicians' speeches
        52. "The Elephant Ate All the Time." Conversation between taxpayer and Minister of Finance reincrease in taxes to operate the Canadian National Railway
        53. "Something Very, Very, New Today." Comment on female modesty
        54. "Sitting Tight." Comment on lack of responsible leadership in furthering cultural development
        55. "The Little Chap and His Huge Steed." Comment on federalism; shows Canada being towed by a huge elephant comprised of all the premiers and lieutenant governors of the provinces
        56. "Throne of the British Empire." Standing firm on the rock of liberty and freedom surrounded by the wreckage of other thrones of oppression
        57. "The Theatrical Season Opens." Incomplete drawing - comment on interpretive dance
        58. "The Beggar Outside the Templed Gates." Depicts music as a woman standing outside the temple of noise, confusion, and construction
        59. "Anxiously Listening." A bull and bear (representing the stock market) listening at the door of German American diplomatic talks
        60. "A Few More Chips Off the Mill Stone." Minister of Finance chipping away at exorbitant taxation in the aid of a strong Canada
        61. "Spanish Bull: It's An Ill Wind That Blows Nobody Any Good. We Bulls Are Getting a Rest." Comment on the Spanish Civil War
        62. "Wonderful Old John Bull." Uncle Sam (the U.S.) showing amazement at Britain being able to balance its budget
        63. "De Mortuis." Comment on recent attacks on the memory of those who died in the first world war
        64. "Quite Indifferent to Probable Consequence." Comment on the perils of British and American coal miners threatening strike action
        65. "Bon Voyage." A beaver (Canada) swimming towards the trades exhibition in the British West Indies laden with Canadian goods
        66. "In Five Weeks, or, Where to Next?" Maybe a comment on U.S. entering world diplomacy
        67. "School Days Again." An irate Quebec tax payer complaining about school taxes
        68. "Woe, Woe, Woe!" Gloomy Englishman preaching against unpatriotic Canada
        69. "The Annual Reminder." Racey (who loved animals) was reminding to people not to leave their cat abandoned when they went to the country for the summer season
        70. "The Vote Thieves." Warning to voters to obey the electoral rules in the coming elections
        71. "Nerve Wracking." Comment on noise pollution in the city of Montreal
        72. "Civilization Points." A caricature of civilization in Grecian dress pointing towards a sign that reads "Buy Bonds to Beat Barbarism"
        73. "A Bit Too Much." Comment on an overly rainy season in Canada
        74. "The Experienced Ark-Builder" - August 18, 1924. British navy ark with "Noah" standing in the doorway wondering why Canada spends so much on her navy and requires British protection in times of trouble
        75. "Twenty-Eight Godfathers for Little Pan-Europa" - September 9, 1929. Geneva Convention which discussed unification of Europe
        76. "One Thing After Another For Him." A typical family man threatened by the economic implications of impending coal strikes
        77. "The First Dirigible to Fly Over." The "Dirigible Norge" flying over the North Pole
        78. "Keeping the Nations Waiting." Caricatures of a number of nations lined up at a theatre box office while the U.S. Senate keeps them waiting while buying a ticket to world peace
        79. "The Death Knell of Protection." William Lyon Mackenzie King threatening to destroy Canadian industry by reducing tariffs
        80. "The Eastoner in the West - No. 4." Typical urbanite confronting natives at the Calgary Stampede"
        81. "Up It Goes." Uncle Sam building a strong protectionist America through the imposition of high tariffs
        82. "The Holiday Season -No. 2." Comic character, a golf ball manufacturer, watching golfers lose their balls in the rough and water traps
        83. "Much Damaged But Preparing for Renewed Action." Tammany Hall as a salivating tiger hurt but heading to the repair shop
        84. "Sic Transit Gloria Mundi." A typical taxpayer relieved that government officials will be using public transit instead of buying expensive cars
        85. "The False Fire Alarm Ass." Comment on senseless nuisance of false alarms
        86. "Summer Sensations." A couple of tourists arriving at a hotel for their summer holiday and everyone is staring at them to see what they are wearing
        87. "The Hon. Frank Cochrane, Min. of Railways and Canals." Commenting on the appearance of Cochrane and the Hon. Robert Rogers, Minister of the Interior, talking about coats and vests
        88. "Twas a Few Days After Christmas" - December 27, 1926. A hapless householder with the bills pouring in the front door
        89. "A Prickly Cactus." President Coolidge just about to sit down on a chair covered in cactuses, placed their by the President of Nicaragua
        90. "Nippon Resents." Comment on Japan and Russia quarrelling over China
        91. "Oh Well! He Will Be - " Doorn of Holland on an isolated and protected island
        92. "Can It Be Possible?" Bed raggled and hung over Russia taking medicine to recover from the latest brands of Communism

        General note

        Racey Cartoon List: Drawer 10 (Items 244-365)

        1. "Expensive Experience." Comment on private vs state ownership in India
        2. "A Herculean Task." Comment on the enormity of implementing an all-India federal legislature
        3. "The Two Hurry Off Together Stumbling and Feeling Through the Dark..." A medic searching for wounded soldiers on a battlefield
        4. "Bang!" Comment on Japan's General To go and the occupation of Vladivostok
        5. "En Route to Self-Government." Stanley Baldwin and the India reform bill; shows an elephant wading through a forest of Conservative political obstructions
        6. "One on Hitler and His Thugs." Caricatures of Britain and Norway laughing at the humanitarian actions of the British navy
        7. "Spotless." A guilty-looking Turkish figure dripping with the blood of Armenians (Armenian massacre)
        8. "The Dragon in the Manger." Refers to fanatical anti-foreign animosity
        9. "Miss Canada Would You Please Wake Up Immediately... The Clock Has Struck May" - May 2, 1909. Comment on the very late spring that year
        10. "It's Not Fair" -[September 1927]. Refers to the Dempsey-Tunney fight
        11. "After the Holiday Season." Shows a woman and a sales clerk gossiping at a basement bargain sale counter
        12. "Up It Goes" - February 26, 1930. United States high tariffs against Canadian farm produce
        13. "Why Not Abolish the Tip Along With the Name of the Waiter and Make His Self-Respect Complete." Comment on the proposal to replace the name of waiter with that of, for example, server
        14. "The Holiday Season." A long and humorous comment on the complicated preparations for going away on vacation
        15. "The Stuffed Glove." A boxer portraying a politician
        16. "Midnight December 28th." A humorous comment on burying ugly and unwanted Christmas presents; shows a sinister character with a pick and shovel in the backyard
        17. "A One-Man Affair." Comment on the sparse following of the united farmers political party
        18. "Still the Astute One." Portrays a Turk conniving against the Greeks
        19. "Cold Water." An Arab throwing cold water (the Jerusalem riots) on a couple depicting the Anglo-Egyptian Treaty
        20. "And the Gate Flew Open." John Bull (England) dressed as Ali-Baba knocking at the gate of Baghdad
        21. "The Destructive Nile Rat."Depicts Egyptian discontentment savaging the peace of Sudan
        22. "South Africa and Her Flag." The anti-British element in South Africa and their demands for a new flag
        23. "Intense Correspondence - Writing to Santa Claus." Mackenzie King asking Santa Claus for a majority in the next election
        24. "Foiled!" Fiscal difficulties in France and the reparation santi-settlement plot
        25. "After the Fight." Two urchins as Poland and Russia battling with the League of Nations and endangering world peace
        26. "What a Relief!" - January4, 1924. Two characters as Canada and Turkey reading a sign indicating that the Canadian senate ratified a treaty of peace for the empire
        27. "What's Next?" Sino-Japanese military strategy
        28. "Those British!" A character depicting Russia musing over the end of the British coal strike; a humorous comment on what poor revolutionists the British are
        29. "The Fire Cracker." Depicts the impending crisis of Shanghai
        30. "Swallowing Himself." The nationalist sector of China as a dragon swallowing his tail
        31. "A Continuous Breach of Solid Engagements." John Bull (British) pointing a finger at Russia and its ubiquitous violations of various sorts
        32. "Yes Stop It." Shows a character as Canada dressed in an outrageous outfit, the result of Soviet clothing being imported into Canada
        33. "Any Relief Welcome." John Bull (Britain) handing Mesopotamia to Arabia and the British taxpayer shouldering the burden
        34. "Doing His Best." Ramsay MacDonald shown as a snake charmer trying to cope with the Hindu-Muslim sectors in India
        35. "Or Take the Awful Consequence." President Wilson chastising the framers of the new Italy and Yugoslavian agreement
        36. "The Unbeliever, or, The Situation in Turkey." Depicts a Turkish man provoking a vicious allied dog in a dog house
        37. "Maddened by Fanaticism: Biting the Hand That Fed and Freed Him." A vicious dog as Egypt biting the hand of John Bull
        38. "The World and His Wife are Jazzed into 1920." An noisy orchestra made up of strikes, unrest, politics, Bolshevism, and the H.C. of L. while a weary world dances
        39. "Still Busy Sewing the Tares of Discontent in a Fertile Field" - September 1924. A Russian sewing Red propaganda on a field called "World Labor"
        40. "Feeding the Animals, And Now For the Dog." Uncle Sam (U.S.) giving a little treat (the Kellogg Anti-War Pact) to a dove while at the same time supporting additional cruisers for the navy
        41. "Watching His Best Customers." Uncle Sam peering through a knot hole in a high American tariff fence at Canada's tariff policies
        42. "2nd Cruiser Squadron With Prince Louis of Battenberg" - 1924. Arrival of the British Men of War with Battenberg aboard
        43. "The Impudent Litigant." A Turkish individual and John Bull representing Britain appear before a judge with the League of Nations
        44. "Appealing to Honourable Honor." A figure depicting world peace pointing out the 9-power treaty to General Togo of Japan
        45. "The Fourteenth Disaster." A wild ocean with the Treaty of Lausanne barely afloat off the shoals of reparations
        46. "Taking the Waters At Spa." Lloyd George pointing out the leaks in the ally's peace terms
        47. "Buzz-Z-Z-Z-Z! Or, Such a Birthday Greeting" - February 5, 1934. Depicts Adolf Hitler denouncing the ex-Kaiser of Germany
        48. "Constantinople Giants Versus the Mesopotamia Pink Socks." Unfair baseball game between the two contenders
        49. "Clothes and the Man." Cartoon showing labour ministers in Britain having to dress up in full regalia to appear in court
        50. "Mr. Everyman - Attention." A businessman sitting at his desk working but dreaming about playing golf, sailing, curling, and other pleasurable pastimes; point of the cartoon is to get him to spend less time on himself and more on charity
        51. "Mr. Mars is Interviewed." The personification of war being interviewed by journalists
        52. "To the Man With a Flower Garden." An exhortation to people to be generous to charity and shows a gentleman strolling in his garden
        53. "Now Comes the Season When They Come Back to Earth." Cartoon about people travelling to exotic places
        54. "Two Old Ladies Who Do Not Understand the Situation." Two ladies labelled "Manitoba Free Press" and "London Times"chastising Quebec for not ceding the St. Lawrence Waterway to the U.S.
        55. "Settling Itself." Cook, head of the coal miners union, astonished to see that the miners are not following him in continuing the strike
        56. "Back From a Holiday in Cuba." A government official (Rob) pictured as a fisherman holding a fish labelled "Expansion of Trade With Cuba"
        57. "Whaur's Th' Game Ganging Tae At A! Cartoon making fun of golfers and their attire
        58. "Once Again the Magnet Works." Cartoon showing a huge magnet labelled "Baseball Today" pulling a fan into the park
        59. "The Bankers Golf Tournament." H.R. Wright and W.H. Stevens on a golf green at Kanawaki
        60. "Transmutation of Matter." Relationship between consumers and profiteers
        61. "The Wrestling Season has Begun." Charles Dunning getting a "toe" hold on public debt
        62. "An Impression of Miss Margo Asquith At His Majesty's Theatre." Caricature of Asquith
        63. "The Death Toll Mounts." Demand that lights should be required on horse-drawn carriages to prevent continued highway deaths
        64. "Puir auld Scotlan'!" Cartoon about the assault on Scottish national institutions like bagpipes and haggis
        65. "What It Means." Comment on the Peterson shipping contract which the taxpayer is having to pay
        66. "The New Atom Gun." About the possibilities of the "Atom Splitting Gun"
        67. "The Traitor, or, Worrying Mother to Distraction" - May 7, 1925. Forke was a Progressive Party politician (1922-1925); a radical group in the party (the Ginger Group) broke away; cartoon shows Forke as a mother hen with the Ginger Group escaping from the nest
        68. "An Impediment In the Path." Complaint about the exorbitant price of school books
        69. "An Interesting Puzzle to Disentangle." Three British politicians characterized as an interlocking puzzle
        70. "The Marler Scale." Shows a scale of justice weighing public interest and welfare on the one hand against the title of honorable on the other hand
        71. "All Gone But Two." Comment on the Bennett government policies being adopted by reform
        72. "Strange Mr. Consumer." Public apathy in the face of profiteering
        73. "Some Punkin!" Depicts the United Farmers of Canada as a huge pumpkin
        74. "Word of Nine Letters Denoting an Annual Festival on December 25th is Coming." A family out shopping talking in code in order to keep Christmas secrets
        75. "The Football Season Opens." A U.S. referee of a football game holding a N.R.A. code of rules trying to sort out labour vs. capital unrest
        76. "As They See Themselves." Comment on the American press that are anti-prohibition; shows a gaunt figure walking through a field with skeletons in it carrying a book of blue laws under his arm
        77. "Loaded." William Cassel, the assistant secretary of state from Washington, demanding that Canada agree to the St. Lawrence development or face higher tariffs
        78. "Why?" Comment on cheap what and why the price of flour is low but the price of bread stays high
        79. "The Pleasant Surprise." Canadian taxpayer getting a gift in his Christmas stocking labelled the "Abolition of the Luxury Tax"
        80. "Cheap...Very!" Cartoon shows the Canadian Parliament buildings with a "Great January Bargain Sale Now On" sign.
        81. "Just Like Abraham Lincoln...Only Different." Critical comment on Crebar and the United Farmers party.
        82. "Experience Speaks to Inexperience." Sounds the "Chinese Question" as a hornet's nest
        83. "Pre-Conference Courtesies." Depicts Britainas John Bull contemplating a tariff truce.
        84. "The Repaired Harp." Shows Cosgrove playing an Irish harp labelled "Irish Free State"
        85. "St. Valentine's Day." A cartoon in four panels showing valentines being received by a landlord (have a heart), Senator King of Utah (he apparently wants Canada to pay waterway fees); Quebec government (Montreal wants some of the liquor and tax profits) and Ontario (should go "wet" with a liquor licensing board.)
        86. "Stop a Moment." Advocating charity and the Salvation Army
        87. "The Truthful Truth." A two-panel cartoon comparing the rhetoric of a romantic man and a politician if they only told the truth, e.g. : "Darling I love you! If only you'll be my housekeeper, cook, valet, laundress, nursemaid, housemaid, charwoman, and general odd-job man..."
        88. "The Man Who Refuses to Practice What He Preaches." Comment on the average M.P. who spouts economy but spends wildly.
        89. "The Mud larking Candidates." Political opponents shown slinging mud (innuendo, personal abuse and criticism) at each other as citizens watch
        90. "Fiction." Shows a shelf of books of Germany's best sellers: i.e.. "England on her Knees 1915 edition, 1916, 1917, 1918, etc.
        91. "John Bull." Shows John bull (Britain) holding a leaflet of agreement between the U.S. and Britain in the face of "Hitler's stupid bombast."
        92. "He Forgets They are Grown Up." Depicts Colonial Office of Britain as a nursemaid, along with John Bull, herding Canada, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand
        93. "His Hosts Silverware, or, Caught With the Goods." Scotland Yard is accosting a Russian representative with British documents falling out of his pockets
        94. "The Real Leader of the Government." R. Forke of the Progressive Party dominating the King government.
        95. "The Steamroller." Steamroller labelled "Industrial Conditions" crushing a bear (market).
        96. "The Toast...Failure to the Coolidge Disarmament Parley." Shows "War" drinking a toast with "armament manufacturer"
        97. "Testing the Placability of the Allied Powers in True Turkish Fashion." Caricature of Turkey hoising petard of "generals and officials connected with the war" and declaring his innocence
        98. "Putting 'Stall' in Installment." Caricature of Germany wailing about lack of money to pay reparations and begging for mercy
        99. "Getting into Line on the Same Road." Comment on the common vision of Britain and the United Statesre disarmament policies
        100. "Rubber Again." Comment on unfair trade policies between Britain and the United States with respect to rubber production
        101. "The Modern Chinese Puzzle." Heavily armed China character drunk on power
        102. "Canada's Interests Are Your Interests" - 1924. Comment on public apathy towards Canada's affairs and interests
        103. "The Ark- Making It Big Enough To hold All the Animals" - 1921. Shows the new Liberal platform as an ark being made large enough to hold such "animals" as "grain growers," the "farmer," the "profiteer"etc.
        104. "The Doors That Should be Wide Open to Him." British immigrant knocking on the door of Canada's immigration department
          348 "The Executioner." "Majority Rule" being beheaded by minority deadlock
        105. "Obey That Impulse - Do it Now." Another exhortation to the apathetic Canadian citizen to take an interest in the affairs of the country
        106. "Let Go!" Comment on Canada's unnecessary dependence on Columbia for coal and merchandise
        107. "In the Senate Chamber, Ottawa." Comment on Sir Richard W. Scott's continued control although an elderly white-haired man
        108. "A Challenge to the World." Uncle Sam holding a document entitled "Treaty With Powers of the World Prohibiting the Use of Submarines Entirely" which he will sign if every other power does so as well
        109. "The Olympiad." Comment on unsportsman like conduct at the Olympic Games
        110. "Remembrance." A soldier blowing into a bugle while another soldier stands with head bowed
        111. "Nazi Ambition" - 1939. An ambivalent Hitler standing in front of the destruction of Poland
        112. "Periodical: Some Hoary Old Acquaintances Pop Up Again"- 1934. Reciprocity, the Balkan war cloud, imminent prosperity, and alchemism as jack-in-the-boxes
        113. "Gentle Spring Piped In By Pan" - April 12, 1940. Scene of a blizzard
        114. "The Dauntless Spirit of St.George One More" - April 23, 1938. A "Deficit Dragon" nailed to a castle door by lion-hearted knight, "John Bull"
        115. "His Tariff Dilemma" - March 14, 1910. "Uncle Sam" cutting off his nose (export trade with Canada) with a knife labelled "Maximum Rates" -re U.S. tariff rates
        116. "Not a Very Stable Base" - April 19, 1909. The angel of peace poised on the prows of three battle ships
        117. "A Historic and Significant Occasion" - September 30, 1931. The laying of a France-German entente cornerstone on the Foundation of Common Sense
        118. "The Fair Maiden On Her Way to the Court of Justice." A caricature of "Truth" confronting election protests in Quebec
        119. "Suggestion for Toronto Exhibition." A carnival scene commenting on Premier W.L.M. King and Canada's equality of status
        120. "Dispelling the Fog." A positive comment on Cosgrave who has been disputing exaggerations about the Irish problem
        121. "Haytime and the New Hired Man." The election of Ontario Premier Mitch Hepburn, 1934, and his attempts to boost the economy to cut the costs, such as the salaries of ministers

        General note

        Racey Cartoon List: Drawer 11 (Items 366-496)

        1. "Wasting Time and Money." Negative comment on the part of the Canadian parliament; too much talk and too little action
        2. "Be Careful How You Laugh." Humorous comment on a European professor who believes he can tell a person's character by how they laugh
        3. "Advertisement." Humorous comment on "bugs and insects" that plague society, such as the "Filibuster Grub," the "Garrulous Gab Fly," and the "Royal Commission Maggot"
        4. "Those 'Metalized' Suits." Comment on the invention of metal suits guaranteed to "last a lifetime"
        5. "The Tipping Nuisance, or, A Tip to All Tip Takers." Comment on the assault on self-respect for people who have to rely on tipping as part of their income
        6. "A Possible Future Event of World-Wide Interest" - June 24, 1933. Humorous comment on the vindication of Miss LaMonte, whose research has proven that the biggest fish do get away
        7. "The Future Polar Flight Expedition Starts Out." A cascading series of rescue attempts surrounding the Arctic flight expedition of a dirigible
        8. "Coming Soon: Weekending In the Near Future." Shows a family complete with dog, camping equipment, and valises taking off for the weekend on a small airplane
        9. "Yes They Have Changed." Shows the human male face changed through bootleg booze, jazz, and dodging automobile traffic
        10. "Spring Fashions." Portrays a fashionable woman looking into a mirror, be decked with armaments; a male taxpayer is sitting in an arm chair lamenting his taxbill
        11. "Flag Flying 'umbug." Racey is decrying the increased tendency to fly flags of all nations on Canadian buildings
        12. "The Infinite Variety of Modern Youth." Shows a couple dancing to jazz to celebrate Thanksgiving Day, Armistice Day, Christmas, and in fact every day in exactly the same way
        13. "It's the Little Things That Count." A comment on the chaos and violence in the world and the difference that a small act of courtesy and kindness can make to an individual
        14. "Suggestion for Completion of Tower Structure." Depiction of the building of the tower on Parliament Hill as a bunch of elephants standing on a pork barrel
        15. "Prospective." Depicts the usurpation of the plough share industry by armament factories around the world
        16. "The Siamese Twins." "Uncle Sam" speaking to two little twins labelled "War Debts" and "Reparations" and trying to convince them that they are separate entities
        17. "Fifty-five Nation Links." Depicts "war" shackled to a wall by the League of Nations
        18. "At It Again, or, What the Public Would Like to Know" - January 22, 1926. Comment on a tram ways line planned for across Mount Royal Park in Montreal
        19. "At Their Door: No Excuse for Delay Now" - May 25, [1926]. A demand for support of hospitals in Montreal
        20. "Rubber." Shows "Uncle Sam" siphoning off profits from the British rubber business while hiding behind his own high tariff wall
        21. "In Your Own Interest" - ca. 1924. Comment on the high accident toll in Montreal, and asking people to support the Province of Quebec Safety League
        22. "The Successful Drummer Returns Home." An English salesman returning home after having cemented British and Canadian labour interests and trade deals
        23. "Uncorked - Accidentally." The genie of bribery and corruption escaping from the United States baseball league
        24. "Fore!" Depicts the democratic presidential candidate Hoover out on the golf course
        25. [Death of Paul Doumer, 1857-1932]. Commemorates the death by assassination of the President of Frances, Monday, May 9, 1932
        26. "Summer Fashions: Imitation the Sincerest Flattery"- June 5, 1931. Humorous comment on Canada's tariff implemented by Bennett following on the heals of the American tariff
        27. "If We Were Bolshevists.: Communist mille with people shouting things like "Thump His Noseski"
        28. "The Result of Bad Companionship." Young villain labelled "Bolshevist Russia" reacting to Ramsay and the drubbing he's getting in the British election
        29. "Reform Necessary." Nine-panel cartoon about the necessity for training and educating people specifically for various communities: sporting communities, intellectual districts, working-man's districts, etc.
        30. "Independence." University-gowned Britisher shaking hands with Iraq welcoming Iraq into the League of Nations
        31. "An Embarrassing Question." A proud RCMP officer singing "Oh Canada" impervious to the petty politics of Canadians
        32. "The Anti-Daylight Saving Campaign." Humorous look at supposedly ludicrous opposition to daylight saving time
        33. "Preposterous." Comment on the United States with its high tariff wall being outraged by Frances doing the same thing
        34. "The Juggler." Robb, the Minister of Finance, trying to manage both protection and low tariff
        35. "The Cause of Fifty Percent of Humanity's Restlessness." Shows fanaticism as a slavering tiger
        36. "The Lesson of the Banana." Comment on trade within the British empire and talks about the first cargo of bananas to come straight into Canada from the British West Indies
        37. "A Large Crop." Comment on the coming election; shows an old farmer standing in a field with a huge crop of "candidates"
        38. "The Budget Weather." Shows public opinion getting hotter and hotter in opposition to the Cheque Stamp Tax
        39. "The Tragedy of Ontario." Comment on prohibition in Ontario
        40. "The Stinging Nettle." Depicts Premier Ferguson running into trouble with the Ontario liquor policy question
        41. "The Mad Tea Party." The leader of the Social Credit Party as the mad hatter
        42. [Prohibition].
        43. [Canada Wins Olympic Hockey Championship, 1932]
        44. "Children Ancient and Modern." Two-panel cartoon showing fathers from different centuries bribing their children, on the one hand, a dollar, and on the other hand, a car, if they won't drink or smoke
        45. "The Fashion Reaches Mount Olympus." Shows a foot racer as Mercury
        46. "Collapse." Shows an indigent Russian communist begging for help from world capital
        47. "He Wastes His Forest Substance in Riotous Publication" - February 13, 1924. Shows an Uncle Sam-like character brandishing a weapon across the border at Canadian pulpwood supply
        48. [The World Arms Race]. A character that could be Mars, God of War, smiling happily in the face of world powers and their race for arms
        49. "The Man from the Moon." Comment on the royal commission on the Canadian constitution
        50. "Curious, Isn't It?" Comment on people being mean and Scrooge-like and blaming it on the Depression
        51. [Canadian National Railway Debt] - 1932. Commenting on the CNR accruing over $60 million a year indeficits
        52. "Prognostication." Six panels showing differing points of view on what's in store for the world
        53. "Back to Front, or, After the Redistribution Exit" - May 20, 1933. Quebec after a fall down a set of stairs labelled "Parliamentary Redistribution"
        54. "A Suggestion: Why Not a Correct Coat of Arms for Canada." Racey suggests a coat of arms featuring lumber, water, tariff, minerals, politics, apathy, U.S. interests, and pork-barrelling
        55. "The Moat and the Beam." Disagreements between Ontario and Quebec over the manufacture and the sale of booze
        56. "'Tis a Strange World, Mates." Two-panel showing a British loafer on the dole making more money than the Russian worker
        57. "Humor in Russia At Last." Internal conflicts in Russia, anarchists vs. Bolsheviks
        58. "Reform Needed in Madame Montreal's Kitchen." Comment on the too-close relationship between the police and politics
        59. "The American St. George." Shows President Hoover fighting dragons labelled foreign and American combines
        60. "The American Superpower Interests are Not Philanthropists." A warning to Canada not to squander the natural power resources of the St. Lawrence River by selling them off to the U.S.
        61. "Another World Championship." Six-panel cartoon on the short-lived revolution in Poland
        62. [English Tourists in Canada] Two bewildered and bug-bitten hikers who lasted one day on a hiking expedition north of Quebec
        63. "The Re-Opening of Wembley Exhibition." Six-panel cartoon featuring aspects of Canadian society that irritate Racey
        64. "Whew! Worse Than Ever." Comment on foreign smut publications coming into Canada
        65. "Wanted - Tariff Discretion." Comment on anti-British disloyal propaganda in publications flooding into Canada
        66. "A Guide for the Children." Comment on "Modern Poisonous Rubbish" publications
        67. "Yes, But in the Wrong Direction." Two characters each labelled "Half of the World" approaching each other armed
        68. "Sometimes They Come True." A dreamer dreaming of peace, progress, and economically united states of Europe in harmony with the League of Nations
        69. "Her Old Tom Cat." Ex Kaiser of Germany as a stray cat being offered $3 million in war reparations
        70. "His Pet Telescope." Shows a war monger gleeful at the dead locked disarmament question
        71. "The Slimy Trail Again." Comment on the threat of the Soviet Union against India via Afghanistan
        72. "Before and After." Comment on women working to get the vote and then being too busy to exercise their franchise.
        73. "Life in the Jungle." Shows Nazi state as an eagle pounching on innocent "rabbits": Poland, Balkans, with the Russian bear waiting in the underbrush.
        74. "A Complicated Situation in England: The Early Birds Getting the Worm." Shows 3 electoral candidates as birds tearing at a British electorate worm.
        75. "Professor B.K. Sandwell, McGill University." Depicts Sandwell addressing an author's association of Canada about the sorry state of Canadian literature.
        76. "At the Shouties." Critical comment on the loudness of movies.
        77. "If We Were Bolshevists." Depicts dirty messy "Bolshevists" being charged before a judge with having taken a bath.
        78. "One Born Every Quarter of a Second and Twins at That." Shows the stock market as a candle with moths (suckers/investors) flocking to it, trying to get rich quick and being killed.
        79. [Animal Rights]. Racey (who was very fond of animals) depicts a horse in a santa suit under a Christmas tree decorated with apples, carrots. Under the tree are bags of oats labelled "League of Justice for Animals."
        80. "The Other Half of the World." A 4-panel cartoon showing varying conditions and opinions in the world (for example, one-half of the world drowning in surplus wheat and the other half starving.)
        81. "Mad Clear Through." Shows an angry British lion besieged by the red plot, the Campbell case, Russian loans and the anglo-Russian treaty.
        82. "Perfidious King." Shows Quebec Bloc as a jilted damsel watching the West being wooed by W.L.M. King and the promise of low tariffs.
        83. "Canada Prepares." War cartoon showing the allies heavily armed and wearing gas masks.
        84. "The Nazi Hierarchy at the European Trough." Cartoon showing Hitler, Goebbels and Goering as pigs eating at a trough labelled "A Degenerate and Vicious Trio."
        85. "A Powerful Ally" - 18 May 1933. Depiction of USA as 'Theseus' wielding a club of 'Roosevelt's World Appeal' and slaying the minotaur.
        86. "World Currency" - Feb.20, 1934. Shows dilemma of dealing with differing currencies with respect to imports and exports in the world market.
        87. "Hoist the Sail." Cartoon showing women voters on a beach watching a sail boat with a mast reading "Vote for Binks the Champion of Womans' Rights."
        88. "The Coming Waterways Conference." Shows W.L.M. King as a small boy standing up to a USA bully over St. Lawrence river water rights.
        89. [Naziism]. Depicts a cave man fiercely fighting at the mouth of a cave full of Nazi vipers.
          455."Out of Gear." Depicts a German armed robot seemingly facing Paris but actually marching back to Germany.
        90. "Quite Plain and Simple." Humorous comment on the confusing and complex Irish situation.
        91. "'Bargaining' a la Mode in a Land of Freedom - In Shooting." Comment on the USA and Canada dispute over the St. Lawrence waterway rights.
        92. "April 1st - Not Biting This Time." Another cartoon re the USA-Canada St. Lawrence Waterways Scheme
          459 "Crossing it off the List." Cartoon showing gansters deciding to leave Montreal after a recent crack-down on crime.
        93. [Canadian and British trade Relatations]. Depicts a member of the RCMP with "Canadian Cattle" talking over a fence to "John Bull" ie U.K.
        94. "Is a Border-Line World Record ... International Peace." Shows an angel of peace looking sadly at "Uncle Sam" serving up huge air defence appropriations to the "birds of war."
        95. "The Dog: 'Look What the 'Umbugs Tied to My Tail.'" Comment on the USA blaming Canada for importation of liquor during prohibition (which Racey denies)
        96. "Every Silver Lining Has its Dark Cloud." Comment on the Washington oil scandal and the Canadian Home Bank scandal.
        97. "Query." Wondering why Canada is importing USA coal when it has 16% of the world's coal supply in Canada.
        98. "Fire Prevention Week." Canada has the worst statistics on damage from fires through cigarette butts, matches and camp fires
        99. "An Object lesson to the World." Arbitration between Canada and the U.S.
        100. [Monetary Matters]. Shows USA and Canada shaking hands over mutually agreeable financial matters.
        101. "Quite Correct." Depicts 5 men from different races expressing dismay and differing fears around Christmas time
        102. "Another disastrous Famine Pending." Depicts Russia before and after Bolshevist rule (after is deprivation and starvation)
        103. [Armed and War-Like World] - 1935. Angel of peace holding a scroll that reads "No Nobel peace prize for 1935"
        104. "A Little Canine Philosophy." Shows a Staffordshire terrier wearing a muzzle. Racey wonders why officialdom doesn't worry as much about real health problems as they do about the muzzling of dogs.
        105. "Writ Large and Deep on the Scroll of Fame" 1934. Commemoration of the work of Madame Marie Curie.
        106. "The K.K.K. Now Own a University." Shows hooded members of the Ku Klux Klan as professors of tar and feathering, branding, hanging and horse-back riding.
        107. "Laughing in the Face of Justice." Shows criminals as rats easily escaping justice trap.
        108. "At the Foot of the Throne" 30 April 1935. Women of Quebec seeking the vote.
        109. "The Russian Bear Adrift." The Bear on an ice flow drifting on a sea of Bolshevism.
        110. "From and Unexpected Quarter." Depicts a Moslem and a Hindu in negotiations and "Sikh Demands" as a snake intervening
        111. "The Infant Prodigy" 1930. A cartoon concerning the radio and all the noise it is making now with speeches, bedtime stories, news, propaganda, music, politics and sports
        112. "The Mathematical Peace Angel in the U.S.A." Albert Einstein portrayed as an angel advocating passivism
        113. "Samuel and His Friend" 1940. Uncle Sam (USA) suggests that Canada and the USA stop seaway negotiations becasue of unrest in the world.
        114. "The Judgement of Paris Up To Date." Depicts the Saar handing over votes to Nazi Germany in Dutch disguise
        115. "Treaty Reaction." Reaction of Canadian wheat market to fixed prices.
        116. [Canadian Wheat]. Shows Canadian wheat sitting on top of the world
        117. "Why?" 1928. Bread prices are staying high even though Canadian wheat has enjoyed the highest yields ever
        118. "We Haven't Too Many Factories Over Here." Comment on cost of American labour to manufacture goods from Canadian raw materials
        119. [Bad Business News] 26 December 1930. A 2-panel cartoon about optimism vanquishing pessimistic business stories.
        120. [Angry Scotsmen] 5 May 1939.
        121. "Work and Save." Comment on the impossibility of saving by taxpayers over burdened by income tax
        122. "Domineering Autocracy." Advocating that consumers buy more modestly priced coke, coal, anthracite and Alberta coal
        123. [Museum of Extinct Species]. Homo sapiens has been added to a display case.
        124. "A Note For Our Welcome Visitors, the British Journalists" 18 August 1927. Comment on the provision of weapons for British immigrants in case of Indians, bears, etc.
        125. [Palestinian Issues]. Shows the British lion having his tail twisted by Palestine
          493."Help Needed." Comment on the price of Canadian wheat
        126. [unfinished cartoon]. Two figures shivering in a blizzard
        127. "At the Curling Rinks." Cartoon of Rev. Frank Charters, Chaplain at St. Andrew's
        128. [aftermath of a political contest]. Liberal and Conservative candidates with blocks of ice on their heads and obviously suffering from hangovers shake hands and congratulate each other

        General note

        Racey Cartoon List: Drawer 12 (Items 497-627)

        1. "The Animal Trainer." Depicts Gen. Foch of France trying to train "dogs": Germany, Bulgaria, Austria and Turkey
        2. [Hitler] Shows an angry Hitler addressing 2 birds on perches (one an eagle and one a dove)
        3. "An Easter Dove: Il Duce in an Entirely New Role." Shows a wily looking Mussolini posed as a dove standing on a pile of armaments
        4. [British Lion] July 18, 1934. Shows a lion sharpening his claws with a "protective armaments" file
        5. "Infectious, or, World Unrest Breaks out in a New Spot." An angry looking bull dog (John Bull) glares at a "Persian" cat over a bone labelled "oil"
        6. "Suspicion, or, The Captain and the Troublesome Kids" 12 June 1933. Cartoon showing 2 kids "war debts" and "tariffs" peeking in the door at the world economic conference
        7. "Lacking At the Radio Show." Cartoon depicting radio loud speakers in various guises
        8. [unfinished cartoon] Caption reads "Hail to the Salaried Man" and depicts him wearing a hero's badge
        9. [R.B. Bennett] 1934. Shows Bennett as a hen sitting on eggs such as taxation, unemployment relief, companies act and tariff.
        10. "Sunrise." "Uncle Sam" as a rooster disappointed in greeting a rising sun of pound sterling (not U.S. dollars)
        11. "Quite Possible." Comment on women's hap fashions
        12. [Women in bathing suits frolicking]. Humorous comment on the possibility of the railway opening up Hudson's Bay to summer tourists
        13. [woman in flimsy bathing suit cover-up] 8 July 1931. Humorous comment on bathing fashions
        14. [Canadian medals]. Canada won 118 silver and bronze medals - many more than Australia, south Africa or Britain
        15. [suspicious United States] 15 September 1939. "Uncle Sam" looking over a fence at 2 Canadian politicians depicted as Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer
        16. "Nursery Rhymes for Little Coal Shovelers." Comment on coal strikers and the consumer's to cheaper substitutes for high-priced anthracite
        17. "The International Trade Profundo Duet" 20 November 1933. Depicts mutual reliance of America and Russia on each other's money
        18. [war] Earth begs for mercy from the gods while a dreamer sleeps on
        19. "Remembrance". A reminder that "Poppy Day" is approaching
        20. [Canada, United States and Britain]. The British lion challenges Canada and the U.S.
        21. "The Spirit of Peace and Goodwill." Santa Claus sitting merrily on top of a scarred and battered world
        22. "Congratulations: the First Byrd to Fly Over It" 1926. Commemorating Admiral Byrd's flight over the North Pole, May, 1926
        23. "The Weather" July 1926. Suggestions for an office in summer: fans, a bath tub, a cold beer.
        24. "March is Not September Morn." Query whether the U.S. will abandon the gold standard for paper money.
        25. "The Stork and Dove." A "progressive farmer feeding "encouragement" to a stork and a dove.
        26. "The Whispering Campaign." Cartoon about the U.S. election campaign between Smith and Hoover.
        27. "Poultry History Repeats: Another Case Where Chickens Came Home to Roost." A comment on Trotsky covered in chickens labelled, exile, confiscation of belongings, firing squad, etc.
        28. "Passing Strange." Two-panel comment on Soviet propaganda, the myth and the reality
        29. "The Starving Giant Trying to Conceal the Ghastly Result of Soviet Rule." Comment on the famine and desolation in Russia after the Revolution
        30. "Enter Uncle Samuel" Uncle Sam arriving at the World Court buffered and protected by amendments
        31. "The Growing Canadian Sentiment." Comment on one-sided U.S.A. high tariffs against Canadian merchandise
        32. "Ontario Awakens - How About Quebec" November 1928. Cartoon about the Ontario pulpwood industry and exportation to the United States; shows Premier Ferguson of Ontario
        33. "For Sale All Over Canada Soon" March 1929. Racey wants to keep trade within the British Empire; shows a Mountie standing behind a display of British West Indies fruits
        34. "A Very Democratic Gentleman" February 1929. Shows Uncle Sam in the company of a bully with a big club and at the same time the Kellogg Peace Pact
        35. "At the Hague Show" 1929. Shows Snowden as a champion British bulldog
        36. "The Foundering Ship" Saturday, October 4 1924. Shows Ramsay MacDonald out on rough seas threatened by the Anglo-Soviet treaty
        37. "Coming Around Slowly" December 3, 1928. A damsel "Columbia" being wooed by the "World Court"
        38. "An Object Lesson for Ottawa" August 13, 1928. Four-panel comment on the inadequacy of Canadian navy incomparison to other common wealth countries
        39. "Greater Unemployment Prospect" October 7, 1925. William Lyon Mackenzie King threatening Quebec with low tariffs
        40. "Would He?" December 19, 1924. Cartoon about the St. Lawrence River which questions whether, if the situation were reversed, that is if the U.S. owned most of the territory that the river ran through would Canada get the majority of the rights to the river
        41. "Excellent Example of Result of Canadian Independent Action in Settling International Difficulties" March 29, 1926. Cartoon about the U.S.A. stealing water rights from the Canadian government
        42. "Up to Him Now" November 26, 1927. Questions whether the U.S. Congress will stop Chicago from diverting water from Lake Michigan
        43. "His Golden Rule" January 4, 1926. Comment on the U.S. high tariff wall
        44. "Kicking Him Out" February19, 1929. Comment on legislation which affects the 500 Canadians who cross to Detroit to work every day as compared to the 4500 Americans who cross to work in Canada every day
        45. "Dutch Scenes: Sunset in Holland" May 9, 1919. Shows the Allies coming in a police van to evict illegal occupants from a building in Holland
        46. "Snapshots at Parliament: The Old and the New Foster" March 12, 1912. About George Foster, Minister of Trade and Commerce
        47. "Snapshots at Parliament: Colonel H.R. Smith, Sergeant at Arms of the House of Commons" February 20, 1912. Cartoon of Smith
        48. "An Easy to Make it So" March 1925. Comment on the positive aspects of daylight saving time
        49. "Snapshots in Parliament: The Honourable Rudolphe Lemieux in a Contemplative Mood" March 4, 1912. Cartoon of Lemieux
        50. "The Brightest Outlook for Many Years" 1926. Shows the dawn of a new year featuring art, science, literature, commerce, labor, and international politics
        51. "This Hard-Shelled Modern World." Lithographic print of a Racey cartoon; shows a squirrel labelled "Common Sense" trying to get through a world labelled "The Toughest Nut"
        52. "To My Horror I Heard a Wheel Coming Behind Me and Turning I Saw My Spy Coming Towards Me As Fast As He Could." Portrays a soldier in a desolated area with a shadowy figure approaching him on a bicycle
        53. "The Despair of His Enemies: The Old Phoenix is Rising to the Occasion Once More." Shows John Bull and the Allies rising from the flames of preparedness
        54. [Preparedness for War]. Cartoon about instructing children in the use of gas masks and devising special respirators for babies
        55. "The Only Two Who Wish for a Breakdown." Cartoon shows Mars, the God of War, drinking a toast with anarmament manufacturer
        56. [The British Empire Threatened by War]. Cartoon showing the British Empire scanning the skies filled with airplanes with a pair of binoculars
        57. "Making Men of Them: A Great and Good Work Well-Performed as Results Prove." Shows the helping hand of the Salvation Army leading an immigrant boy to self-reliance and independence
        58. "Bicentenary." Cartoon on the bicentenary of Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe
        59. "After Eight Strenuous Years." Depicts King Henry V hanging his sword in retirement
        60. [Canadian Labor] September 2, 1929. Shows a pleasant working relationship between Canadian labor and business
        61. [Labor Unrest and Miners]. Cartoon shows suffering consumer caught between an aggressive miner and an aggressive mine owner
        62. "Something Wrong." Racey is comment on the gap that the price that the farmer gets for livestock and what the consumer has to pay in butcher shops. Retail prices apparently are at war price levels
        63. "One Basic Explanation of the Serious Exodus to the U.S." May 26, 1928. Racey wants imports decreased and exports increased to improve trade conditions in Canada
        64. [Canadian Produced Goods]. The Canadian (represented by a gentleman wearing by a Mounties cap) is being persuaded by "Common Sense" to buy Canadian goods
        65. "The Home Circle." Implores Canadians to buy Canadian goods and circulate money efficiently.
        66. "The Cause of the High......" Comment on exasperation of consumer over high taxation.
        67. "A $500,000.000 Speculative Road." Comment on international canal schemes leading to bankruptcy.
        68. [Business Pessimism]. Shows a ship labelled "business" weighted down by the anchors of income tax and tariff conditions and mired in "discouragement."
        69. "Blocking the Road." Depicts a horse and cart labelled "winter" halting car traffic.
        70. "Midsummer-Nights 'Umbug." Comment on rearmament
        71. [Bear Market]. Comment on the stock market and shows a bear shaking a tree full of shares
        72. "Wisdom." Depicts Uncle Sam saying that it is lucky for me that I got rid of the nationalized railroads and a further comment on Coolidge's promise to reduce taxes
        73. "Two Independent Souls With But a Single Thought." Agreement between British and American bankers that cancelling the war debt would solve the world depression
        74. "Chameleon Currency." Shows a Canadian pondering the value of an American coin
        75. "If Those Mining Stock Agents Told the Truth." Comment on worthless mining stocks
        76. [The Chicago Agricultural Exposition] 1932. Shows that Canada won most of the prizes at the Exposition
        77. "A Gloom Chaser" 1931. Comment on the stock market and advises an end to pessimism because Canada has made industrial progress in the last year
        78. "Driving the Market Away" September 2, 1925. Shows an exploited consumer threatened by another coalstrike and looking for substitutes
        79. "A Few of Many Questions." Comment on exploited taxpayers by public utilities companies
        80. "Needlessly at the Mercy of the Foreign Coal Price Gougers." A plea for using Canadian coal rather than relying on U.S. imports
        81. "Summer Sports." Depicts a tennis game where the middle class is being volleyed by labour on one side and capitalist profiteers on the other
        82. "Will There Be Any Core?" February 15, 1928. Depicts Robb, Minister of Finance, presenting a budget represented as an apple
        83. "Stability Necessary" July 12, 1926. Plea for Canadian voters to elect a majority government so that some work can be done
        84. [Ontario vs. Quebec budget spending] February 1929. Racey says that Ontario spends twice as much on public health and four times as much on education as wealthy Quebec
        85. "The Easterner in the West - No. 12" June 8, 1927. Two-panel cartoon showing a tourist from eastern Canada encountering a Doukhobor farmer
        86. "The Easterner in the West - No. 2" May 10, 1927. Cartoon about Ontario residents waiting for the Ontario Liquor Commission to open shop
        87. "The Lady Knocks" October25, 1930. Depression cartoon asking people to be generous in the difficult year ahead
        88. "This Years Christmas Wait Waiting" December 9, 1925. Shows the public reacting to the high prices of coal
        89. [Naziism]. Shows angel of peace battered and broken
        90. "Titles in Canada" December 5, 1930. Depicts Canadian world championship wheat and poultry
        91. "Marketing Advice." The marketing of Canadian wheat
        92. "The Great Disappointment." Shows an angry looking German listening outside the door of the peace conference disappointed that the participants are working together harmoniously
        93. "The Easterner in the West - No. 7" May 18, 1927. Easterners in Vancouver commenting on the safety
        94. "An A.B. Has Fears" October 1929. Cartoon about rationing
        95. "Pro Patria, or, Our Lady of Glowing Patriotism" 28 April, 1926. Comment on jewellery and money pouring into the public purse in France in response to a request to help with the French financial crisis
        96. "The Modern Woman." A negative comment on modern woman of 40 looking 20 because of scanty clothing
        97. "Caught in the Spotlight" July 31, 1931. About the Beauharnois scandal
        98. [Saskatchewan Politics]. Depicts Social Credit candidates as howling tom cats
        99. [Stock Markets] October 13, 1934. Shows a businessman answering his door to a bulldog labelled "Canadian Investing Public"
        100. "The Nuisance in Our Midst." Shows a pair of pro-Nazis disturbers upsetting law and order in Canada
        101. "The Genesis of Unification" June 25, 1937. Advocates the uniting of the CNR and the CPR telegraph services
        102. "A Shock to Her System." Comment on political partisanship and the support of Woodsworth of the CCF for the new deal measures
        103. [Canadian and British Relationships]. Depicts Canada proffering an abundance of agricultural products to Britain
        104. [MontrealPolitics]. Depicts public criticism of a deal with Montreal Water and Power Company
        105. [Masculine Attire]. Two-panel cartoon about changing male fashions
        106. [The New Year]. Shows the ghost of the past year as the clock strikes twelve
        107. [British and Turkey Relations]. Depicts John Bull offering a loan (a dish of milk) to a pet cat (Turkey)
        108. "The Modern Jekyll and Hyde." Depicts Bolshevism as a toxic brew making the world a miserable place
        109. "If We Were Bolshevists." Humorous depiction of Bolshevists as dirty and unwashed
        110. "If We Were Bolshevists." Depicts a male Bolshevist bringing home his hog-tied wife in a cart
        111. "Back to Barbarism." Two-panel cartoon comparing the Stone Age to Bolshevist Russia as to the position of wives
        112. "Dispossessing the Goose." Racey includes an allegory about a goose and the golden eggs on the back of this cartoon which shows a Bolshevist slaying a goose labelled "Capital & Industry"
        113. "Running True to Form: The Expurgated Russian Public Library of the Future." Shows bookshelves filled with derogatory titles
        114. "Who, Which, What, Why, and How Big Are You?" The subtitle for the cartoon "A Prospective Visitor to Every Canadian Home This Year," that is, there is going to be a Canadian census
        115. "Experienced." Cartoon about the number of pedestrians who are being injured by traffic
        116. "Forest Preservation Week." Comment on Canada's second greatest source of income threatened by exploitation, insects, fire, and disease
        117. "The New Skipper." Cartoon about the success of the United Farmers of Ontario in recent election
        118. "Ye Merrie Yuletide" December 10, 1924. Comment on American designs on Canadian pulpwood
        119. "Parliamentary Recess Soon?" Shows a man watching female swimmers through binoculars
        120. "The Holiday Season." Shows the owner of distilleries and breweries contemplating his empire while on a pastoral holiday with his family
        121. "Register" November 29, 1928. Comment on the apathy of American voters who are failing to register to vote
        122. "A Thanksgiving Lament" November 12, 1928. Comment on animal rights and using turkey feathers to stuff pillows
        123. "'Umbug, or Art in "Excelsior"" Depicts the lamentable state of the Canadian Great War memorial collection of paintings which are apparently languishing in a cellar in Ottawa
        124. "What the Uneasy Public Wish to Know" September 18, 1924. A demand for police protection against prostitution, ruined youth, crime, gambling, immorality, dissipation, and dope
        125. "Retrospection." Racey's complaint that hundreds of millions of Canadian dollars are going to the U.S.for goods that could have been manufactured in Canada with a proper protective tariff
        126. "The Hyphen Controversy" July 31, 1933. Racey's demand that Canadians learn to speak French because it's one of the most beautiful languages and almost every French Canadian speaks English
        127. "Why?" A two-panel cartoon asking why we are eating imported apples when there are barrels of the best Canadian apples in the world left to rot on the ground
        128. "More Power to Her: A Brave Struggle Against Great Odds." Shows Quebec women in a canoe battling against indifference, prejudice, politics, and ignorance in their struggle for equality
        129. "Excelsior: The Banner Held High at Long Last." Shows a feminist proponent ascending a mountain of enfranchisement
        130. "Beware." Cartoon with a gentleman warning hockey that it is in danger of following lacrosse which has been killed as a national sport by brutality, thuggery, and a lack of sportsmanship
        131. "The Crooked Politician's Good Friend." A demand to electors that they work to nominate and electworthy candidates instead of being apathetic

        General note

        Racey Cartoon List: Drawer 13 (Items 628-758)

        1. "That Fossil Skull Discovery." Humorous comment on contemporary characters and their distinctive skulls
        2. "Now Extinct: A Tip for the Curator of McGill's Museum." Shows a coal hod carrier in a glass speciman case
        3. [Canadian and American Relations] February 23, 1935. Depicts statue of justice balancing U.S. benefits with Canadian benefits
        4. Side A. [The N.R.A.] November 28, 1933. Comment on a recent exhibition where hair was being molded to represent the N.R.A. blue eagle; Side B. "The Lesson of the Bi-Elections" October 28, 1933. Comment on the "big bad wolf" of debt, government over-spending and unbalanced budgets, chasing some political partisan candidates as "little pigs" under a bed
        5. "An Expensive Piece of Ceramic Bric-a-Brac for These Hard Times" November 2, 1933. Comment on the cost of belonging to the League of Nations. Canada pays $312,574 annually.
        6. "The Bright Sun and the Cloud" May 20, 1933. Depicts the world economic conference with its bright prospects overshadowed by war debts
        7. "Long May Be It Be Competed For" September 18, 1934. Cartoon about America's Cup (yacht race)
        8. [Welcoming the Royal Tour of May 1939] May 20, 1939. A Canadian offering a toast to their Royal Majesties on the Royal Tour of Canada, May 1939
        9. "Boy, Page the Truth Serum Doctor." Three-panel cartoon about frightening mythical sea creatures
        10. "Science and Inventions." Racey is commenting on such modern inventions as horseless carriages and wireless phones and wonders why scientists cannot produce a stingless mosquito and a mudless election campaign
        11. [Stock Market]. Shows a morose looking stock broker treading up the steps of "disorganized business, lack of shipping facilities and war fears" to a door marked "Stock Exchange." Watching anxiously from around a corner are a bull, a bear, and a sheep
        12. [A Royal Tour] 1939. Shows a Mountie bearing scrolls of welcome to the Royal visitors
        13. [Tariffs]. Racey's comment on desirable effects of U.S. tariffs encouraging people to buy Canadian
        14. [Russian Turkey Politics]. Shows a Russian bear sitting down at the dinner table to carve a turkey marked with a dollar sign
        15. [Hitler and Nazism] March 22, 1938. Depicts Hitler bursting his buttons with pride and holding a piece of paper entitled "Planned Aggression"
        16. [Stock Market]. Depicts a group of business men showing sheep shears in their hands hiding around the corner of Wall Street while an innocent lamb approaches
        17. [Inflation]. Depicts an air balloon full of frightened sheep floating too far above the earth
        18. [R.B. Bennett and Government Spending] March 25, 1935. Comment on extravagance in the face of a desperate economy
        19. [The Welfare System] April 23, 1931. Depicts John Bull fighting off dragons with such labels as "Indolence," "Abuse of the Dole System", "Unwillingness to Work," and "Lowering Moral"
        20. [St. Lawrence River Power Resources]. Shops a smug looking Canadian threatened by the Washington Post
        21. "In Sack Cloth and Ashes, or, In a Spirit of Humility Chastened by Adversity" June 2, 1933. Shows a group of monks as pilgrims lining up to enter the world economic conference
        22. "Behind Golden Bars: The Poor Little Rich Boys" September 26, 1931. Shows France and the U.S.A. as little boys confined behind the bars of the gold standard while the rest of the world experiences a revival of business
        23. "Bien Venue" April6, 1931. Shows Canada welcoming her new Governor General Lord Bessborough
        24. "Canada's Neighbor" November 6, 1939. Cartoon about the end of the U.S. arms embargo
        25. [Reviving the Economy] April 7, 1931. Shows two couples dancing, John Bull and France, and Germany and Italy with Austria, Hungary, Yugoslavia, Czechoslovakia, and Rumania looking
        26. "Call for George Washington" February 21, 1933. Comment on the damage that American trade and tariff policies have done to Canada and other countries participating in the Ottawa imperial conference
        27. "Undesirables, or, No Admission to the 'Pals' April 18, 1931. Cartoon regarding Premier Bennett refusing idleness and the dole
        28. "Sh-h-h! Operation on the Constituencies." Comment on redistribution and the inability of the voter to get any information
        29. "Super Tragedy." Cartoon makes reference to the Steven's customs scandal
        30. "Wisdom." Comment on the 1930s depression and the Prime Minister's special committee set up to deal with the economy. Members of the committee are labelled: Common Sense, Retrenchment, Economy, and Rehabilitation
        31. [Royal Visit] 1939. Canada celebrates the Royal tour
        32. "In the Senate" February 9, 1912. Cartoon showing Sir Richard Cartwright denouncing the Old Age pension scheme even though he's a senator
        33. "The Honorable Geo. Perley" March 4, 1912. Portrait of Perley in evening dress
        34. "The Bald Heads of Parliament" March 4, 1912. Shows the heads of 12 members of parliament all with varying degrees of baldness
        35. "The Modern Tempest." Cartoon which refers to the autonomy of the Canadian radio broadcasting system
        36. [Royal Visit] 1939. Cartoon which depicts the wild enthusiasm of western Canada for their Majesty's Royal visit
        37. "More 'Umbug." Cartoon showing clogged roads lined with ugly billboards as people leave the cities to try to find quiet and beautiful scenery
        38. [Nazism]. Depicts Nazism as Nero watching and fiddling while the whole world burns
        39. "It's Tough to Be Forced to Associate With Radio and MahJongg Fans When You Understand Only English." Humorous cartoon about the new technological jargon associated with radios and the abstruse jargon of the game of mah jongg
        40. "Colonization Extraordinary, or, the Canadian Philantropist" 1930. Cartoon says that in 1929, 9 more people left the country than came in to it
        41. "The Holiday Season" July 5, 1929. A plea for people planning their summer vacations to support the "Fresh Air Fund" which will help children trapped in the cities
        42. "The Florida Disaster" September 21, 1926. Comment on a recent Florida tornado and Canada's support for her neighbour
        43. "Directly Imported Tropical Fruit from the B.W.I. is On Canada's Market Now" February 1929. Shows a bloated Uncle Sam as an unnecessary middleman charging huge profits and brokerage fees when Canada could be importing fruits from the British West Indies
        44. "Has the Sun Commenced to Set in the West?" June 8, 1929. Predicts the demise of the liberal regime in Saskatchewan
        45. [War Mongering] [September 8, 1933]. Depicts profiteering which will accompany the glorification of war
        46. "Progress in the Medical World" Oct. 24, 1928. A satirical comment on medical advancement showing a doctor making a house call to Mars.
        47. [Celebrating the month of Weddings] June 1, 1926. A beaming minister in a decorated church.
        48. "The Mysterious Colonel" Feb. 1929. A 6 panel cartoon depicting the various disguises and machinations of Col. Lawrence (of Arabia) according to the foreign press.
        49. "Mother's Day" May 9, 1925. A collage of gifts for mothers.
        50. [No Winners] April 10, 1929. Two battling men with black eyes labelled "Indifference to Public Health" and "Cowardly Race Cry"
        51. "Our Backward summer" May 29, 1924. Suburban family finally seeing signs of beans coming up in their gardens.
        52. "The Great Trans-Atlantic Air Race" May 19, 1927. All the world watching planes taking off from the USA
        53. "Phelps Johnson" 1921.
          Portrait of Phelps Johnson (1850-1926), an engineer with the Toronto Bridge Company and builder of the famous Quebec Bridge. He died in Montreal February 20, 1926.
        54. "By all Means Let Him Have It" April 26, 1926. Admonition to punish drug peddlers by whipping with the cat-o-nine-tails which Racey says they fear more than imprisonment.
        55. "Another British Political Puzzle" June 11, 1929. Shows British liberals holding the balance of power between Labor (288 seats) and Conservatives (252 seats)
        56. "Micky Gives it Up" June 10, 1930. Shows King Carol of Romania returning to power and demanding that his son Mihai and regent give up the throne and return it to Carol.
        57. [Anti-Turkish]. Shows a dangerous Turk hiding a knife behind his back as ships approach. References to "100,000 Anzacs who died to Rid Europe of the Pestilent Turk at the Call of civilization."
        58. "The Most Interested Spectator." New constitution for India being watched by the ghost of Disraeli who made Victoria Empress of India.
        59. [Christmas Spirit]. Cartoon showing Santa Claus injecting various gloomy people with a serum of Christmas good will.
        60. "The Trans-Atlantic Flight: An Interested Spectator from Shadow land." A ghostly Champlain [?] watches and airplane flying overhead.
        61. "Killing the Goose That Lays the Golden Egg." "High-salaried" labor agitator promoting labor unrest.
        62. "Hallowe'en" Oct.29, 1932. Shows Mackenzie King bobbing for apples at the "Imperial Conference Trade Pact" tub.
        63. [Canadian Broadcasting Woes]. Spirit of Canadian broadcasting beseeching the American federal radio commission.
        64. "Butcher, Baker and Candlestick Maker: From the Ridiculous to the Super Ridiculous." A stern and dangerous-looking Hitler insisting on strict conformity with Nazi policy. He is shown baking only swastika-shaped cakes.
        65. "The Knock at the Door." Man hiding under a bed asking a Dutch woman not to let "them" in to preserve international relations.
        66. "A Daniel Comes to Judgement." Positive comment on Judge Tetreau and others who insist on long-terms in penitentiary for gun-totting thugs and gangsters.
        67. "Danger! Look Out for the Undertow" 1920s. Cartoon showing a Canadian surfing on the waters of "Americanization" being threatened by waves of American films and magazines, American sentiment, American customs and habits, exploitation of Canadian natural resources and American consumer goods.
        68. "The Knock at the Door" 1931. Canadians asking the Canadian Railway Investigation Committee to find out why millions of bushels of Canadian wheat were exported through New York and not through Canadian carriers and ports.
        69. "'Umbugged." Thomas has failed to lead the unemployed out of the wilderness.
        70. "And in the Meantime." Racey quotes from the Annual Report of the Dept. of Railways and Canals indicating huge debt, while dead weights like "politics" and "growing debt" ride for free squeezing the taxpayer.
        71. "In the Canadian Ring" 1929. A plea to let 1928 optimism trounce business depression and pessimism.
        72. "A Sick Looking Crown of Patients Await the Opening of the Doors." Cartoon depicting John Bull and Uncle Sam opening the World Economic Conference with a crown of sick and injured "monetary" representatives behind them such as the dinar, rouble, mark, drachma, rupee, lira, yen and yuan.
        73. "And...So Badly for Propaganda." Soviet Union depicted as worried about the hand-out promised by England. Russia referred to as Europe's "troublesome bum."
        74. "The Empire Will Never See You Let Down." Promise of support to England from the colonies.
        75. "A Warning." Warns of the American threat to Canadian natural resources such as lumber and pulp wood.
        76. "A Field That Needs Protection Badly." Canadian industrial, agricultural and labor field being attacked by ravenous American crows and foreign competition.
        77. "Once Bitten, Twice Shy." A warning that if the St. Lawrence waterway is treated the same way as the Chicago sanitary agreement, Canada will be the loser. What is needed is an international agreement treaty.
        78. "Necessity the Mother of Discovery." Celebration of the discovery that Canadians do not have to rely on coal from American mines closed by strikes, they can use oil just as well.
        79. "A Great Opportunity for Canada" Jan. 17, 1929. Farmer Canada posing in front of his natural power resources "chickens" and defending them against American manufacturers, the Hoover super-power project, etc.
        80. "Ignorance of British Empire Individuality and Indivisibility." An American senator ignorantly proposes to buy Bermuda.
        81. [Woman and 5 Babies]. Unfinished sketch of a woman holding five infants.
        82. "A Message to Montreal." A plea to give generously to the Federated Charities as those in need face a desperate winter.
        83. "And Just at His Busiest Moment." British Prime Minister busy with world peace plans and being bothered by a buzzing mosquito - W.L.M. King.
        84. "A Bone to Placate Towser, at the Same Time an Object lesson to Canadian tariff Reformers." A dog "U.S. farm bloc" gnaws on a bone "tariff increase on Canadian wheat and flour.
        85. "Time to End the Condition of Affairs." Says Canada is a clearing house for the US. by separating the desirable immigrants from the undesirables, keeping the latter while the former move to the USA.
        86. "Aspiring to the Meanness Championship: A Medal Should be Presented Here." Unemployed men in Sydney, Nova Scotia, were hired to shovel snow and then paid in received tax bills, not money, while their families went hungry.
        87. "Still They Come." Says tariffs are a good thing and that new industries are coming to Canada so as to continue to do business.
        88. "The Wrong Time: These Days of Struggle for Economic Recovery are not the Days for Road-Blocking" August 19, 1933. Warning against strikes.
        89. "End of the Ethiopian Roman Holiday: Finis and Exit The Lion of Judah, Which was Thrown to the Christians" May 13, 1938.
          Shows the lion downed by firing squad being dragged out of the Colosseum before a cheering crowd including League of Nations banners.
        90. "Has Them Both Guessing." WLM King and H. Hoover both wondering what the other is up to regarding tariffs.
        91. "The 'Eat More Fish' Weeks Being Advocated in Foreign Countries are Greatly Assisted by Canadians Who Persist in Purchasing Foreign Instead of Canadian-Made Goods." Defense of Canadian markets.
        92. "Voices Over the Wall." United States celebrating their high tariffs while Britain has no tariffs and markets have been left open.
        93. "It will Take Something More Drastic." Shows Canadian Finance Minister James Robb offer faint opposition to high American tariffs.
        94. "The Rising Sun." Shows improvements in discounted Canadian dollar as a result of a better trade balance with the United States.
        95. "Another Oriental Mystery." Negative cartoon about Turkey.
        96. "The Old Uniform." Nuremburg military parade remark by Marshall Mackins on declaring that the spirit of the old army must be carried on.
        97. "In the Interest of Peace and National Pride." The Allied Council meeting in Geneva has agreed that control over German armaments will cease on January 31, 1927, but, in returning the sword, "there is to be no rattling."
        98. "Birds of Experience: Sabre Rattling Scares Them Away." A warning to Hitler that militarism will frighten away investors from Germany
        99. "Generous!" Isolationist America demanding mandate privileges.
        100. "Speaking of Records" April 1931. Competition between America and Britain for setting world water speed records. Kaye Don of Britain attained 103.49 miles per hour in Argentinain April 1931 beating the previous record of Gar Wood of America.
        101. "The Curtaining Proposition, Or, Canada's All-Devouring White Elephant." Admonition to Sir Henry Thornton (1871-1933), President of Canadian National Railways to trim significant chunks of the railway cost.
        102. "Not Frightened At All: Who Cares?" A battered economy as a scare crow besieged by deficits of the Merchant Marine and the National Railways.
        103. "So simple." America trying to bully Canada with respect to the St. Lawrence waterway.
        104. "The Truth That Hitler Fears: When the German Public, Hither to Kept in the Dark, Learns the Truth." Belief that Germans don't know how much taxes they will soon be paying; they still think they are enjoying prosperity.
        105. "Seeing the Light." Russia professes that it is ready to participate in the commission on disarmament and the goddess "Humanity" hopes to be at the table too.
        106. "The Healthy Young Growing Apple Tree Commences to Bear Fruit." Celebration of Canadian increased exports to Britain after the 1932 Imperial Conference.
        107. "Drat Those Nazis and Reds! I hope I don't have to Use This!" October 27, 1939.
          Uncle Sam is polishing his rifle.
        108. [War Debt] June 16, 1935. Britain is paying a war debt installment to America.
        109. "A Piscatorial Hint" 5 Sept. 1933. A warning that business revival cannot be lured with chronic pessimism.
        110. [League of Nations] 28 Sept. 1933. The world (depicted as Noah in an ark) adrift on a sea of revolution, nervousness, turmoil, strikes and armaments being approached by the dove carrying a sword.
        111. "A Man is Known By His Company" 26 Sept. 1933. Hitler and Naziism arm-in-arm with a thug representing the glorification of war and aggressive power.
        112. "Before His Time" 9 Jan. 1934. Portrait of Franklin Roosevelt holding his "silver policy" in one hand.
        113. "At It Again: the Balkan War Cloud Returns to its Pre-War Peace Conditions" 19 July 1933. Dissent between Italy and Albania.
        114. "The Manchurian Flood: A Rescuer in Need of Rescue" Nov. 26, 1931. A lightening bolt of Japanese action strikes a life raft of international relations carrying the League of Nations.
        115. "Quite Right" March 1, 1934. The Manchurian question and Japanese aggression.
        116. "Returning to Normal on the Empire Bridge" 28 August 1933. Advocation of open markets between all members of the commonwealth following the Imperial Conference held in Ottawa in 1932.
        117. "Brutality in Football." Racey comments that the Canadian game of football is a cross between English and American rugby and has the worst features of both.
        118. "A Peep into the Future." Cartoon on the recent pronouncement of Dr. Mayo that medical research is having a great effect on increasing life span and that "seventy years of age will be young soon." Shows a very old woman and her very old "children" trying to get children's fares on a bus.
        119. "Why So Many of Our Song Birds Disappear." Racey's comment on "slaughtering idiots with a gun" killing adult song birds and leaving nestlings to starve.
        120. "Another Milestone Reached" Dec. 31, 1930. An end-of-year cartoon showing the old year as a horrible road full of pot holes of depression, unemployment, unrest and disaster.
        121. "The Proposed Blue Pencilling of One Piece of Antiquated Stupidity" 25 November 1933. Celebration of the Macmillan report on banking which cancelled Section 95 of the Bank Act which restricted married women to having only $2,000.00 in bank accounts and needed their husbands permission to make deposits otherwise.
        122. "Times Are Hard? No wonder!" Criticism of Canadians buying imported goods.
        123. [American lumber interests]. Critical comment on American exploitation of Canadian timber resources.
        124. "Comfort, Recreation, Amusement, Rest: If Our Jails Were Conducted According to some Visionaries." Cartoon depicting ease and leisure in Canadian jails.
        125. "A Christmas Tragedy." Cartoon says 300,000 Christmas trees have been cut and shipped to the United States from New Brunswick alone; an extravagant and wasteful use of resources.
        126. [Irish Stereotype]. Cartoon shows angry Irishman demanding shorter hours, more pay and "recognition of the poets union."
        127. "Simply a Matter of Quid Pro Quo." Advocates Canada closing ports and privileges to American fishermen as America has done to Canada.
        128. "The Way Out of Canada" Nov. 3, 1930. Comment on Canadian monetary policy: shows a dollar bill being led out of Canada by a "foreigner."
        129. "Strange Gardening" Sept. 1929. Canada is tending foreign market gardens while its own is neglected.
        130. "Lopsided: The One-Armed Tariff Cop on the One-Way Street." Canada imports American goods but America does not reciprocate.
        131. [Depression] 1931. An optimistic cartoon arguing that business recovery is on the way because there is a favorable balance of trade for the first nine months of 1931 as compared to the trade deficit of 1930.

        General note

        Racey Cartoon List: Drawer 14 (759-843)

        1. "His Idea of tolerance." Depicts a Soviet propagandists demanding toleration but offering no such toleration to others.
        2. "Expert Seamanship Required." French crisis threatening to break apart the League of Nations
        3. [American Senate's Rejection of the League of Nations Peace Treaty]. Negative cartoon showing an angry Statue of Liberty holding the Senate's rejection notice.
        4. "Rejected Family Co-Operation." Britain and Ramsay Macdonald reject the Imperial Conference which included all members of the Commonwealth.
        5. "Notice to Quit but Welcome to Stay." China's ousting of foreigners but inviting them to stay on for business purposes.
        6. "Derby Day." John Bull's office closed on Derby Day but foreign nations and problems waiting at his door.
        7. "Another Scheme Gone Awry." Soviet scuppering of the League of Nations disarmament commission.
        8. "To the Woods." Depicts German war criminals escaping and fleeing into Switzerland.
        9. "Looking for Non-Neutral Knot holes." The President of the Carnegie Institute in America has offered a reward for the capture of Adolf Hitler.
        10. "In Literary Circles." The ex crown prince of Germany has written a biography critical of his father and stepmother
        11. "In the Land of the Sacred White Elephant."
        12. "The Periodical Inspection." "World armaments" looks at John Bull and Uncle Sam and wonders if he will be reduced this time round.
        13. "The Powder Barrel." Depicts the Chinese situation as explosive and dangerous and requiring great diplomacy
        14. "Picture of a Citizen Making Out a Cheque to Pay his Income Tax." A taxpayer perplexed because he thought German indemnity was supposed to pay for the war, not his taxes.
        15. "If the Criminal Tried Himself, What Would the Verdict Be?" Baron von Lersner has proposed that the Germans accused of war atrocities be tried in Germany which Racey finds ludicrous.
        16. "The Great Value of Sport." Sport in Germany has diverted attention from a parade of military monarchists.
        17. "Disillusionment, or, the Sure Cure." Emma Goldman cartoon showing her as being opposed to Bolshevik atrocities although she had previously endorsed what Racey calls the "blood stained autocratic oppression of the masses."
        18. "Hope." British empire depicted as being on an ark watching a dove (Smuts) returning with optimistic prospects.
        19. "Looking Up" 8 June 1933. An optimistic cartoon regarding the economy and world events.
        20. "Has To Be Watched Instead of Relied On." Montreal aldermen more interested in personal power and privilege than in looking after such matters as Montreal hospitals.
          779-843 Miscellaneous; no titles and no readily discernible subject. Note: Numbers 831 and 832 are drawings [possibly court house sketches] signed by Henri Julien (1852-1908).

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