Foreign News: Bomb for a Bathroom

While he was supposed to be mounting guard on the roof of the President's Palace one night last week, a Cuban soldier sauntered over to the ventilating pipe above President Gerardo Machado y Morales' bathroom.

Producing from his pocket a dynamite bomb, the soldier slid it gingerly into the 4-inch pipe, lowered it slowly until it reached what felt like the bottom of the pipe. At 4:25 a. m. he lit the fuse.

President Machado hops into his tub at 4:30 each morning. But his son-in-law, Senor Emilio Obregon, who has the room and the...

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