National Affairs: Bomb

Sweeping in a Manhattan post office, last week, a negro employe stepped on a parcel and was startled to hear it go siss, and emit wisps of smoke. He gave it a "kick, let out a yell. The package stopped smoking, and nothing happened.

Addressed to Governor Franklin Delano Roosevelt of New York, the package was diagnosed as a bomb. Only oldtime bomb-touchers were allowed to handle it. On his way to Albany, Gov. Roosevelt remarked: "That's the first I've heard about bombs since I left the Navy Department."

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