Once the weapons of cowards and assassins, bombs are now in respectable, daily usage by most of the Great Powers.

Last week British airmen zoomed over the Afric Sudan, raining down bombs upon maddened, defenseless, uncomprehending herds of cattle. Boom! Above the basso of the bombs blood spurted fortissimo. Boom! Mangled flesh and splintered bones crescendoed high. BOOM!

British correspondents cabled that the beings bombed were "only animals." Cows had been mangled in humane preference to mangling their tribesmen owners. Reason : some of the tribesmen were suspected of murdering recently British District Commander Captain Ferguson. Result: 34 chiefs of the...

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