Foreign News: Damp Paper

In the Parisian suburb of Villejuif (Jew City) there is a police laboratory, part of whose job is the dissection of bombs and fireworks. There last week chemists, army officers and police gingerly examined 197 wooden packing cases, taken in a recent raid on branch headquarters of the Csar, a Rightist organization accused of plotting the overthrow of the French Republic (TIME, Dec. 6). The raid had also netted three Hotchkiss machine guns and 71 automatic rifles, but these cases contained hand grenades. The firing lever of each grenade was held down by a band of paper. Since many were damp,...

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