CUBA: Bomb Week

Not one bomb burst in the President's palace in Havana all last week. But Cubans exploded bombs in three cities of the island.

In Santa Clara, public buildings were rattled by petty explosions. Five government officials were arrested.

In Matanzas, bombs shattered furniture in the homes of Senators Horacio Diaz Pardo and Manuel Vera Vedura. Six conspirators were arrested.

Reporters trying to keep track of the week's explosions in Havana announced varying totals, reported six bombs exploded on one day, five the day after. Strangely, all this blasting killed nobody. But Angel Quintana, 14-year-old messenger...

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