Manuscripts/Mixed Material [A Dirty Trick on the Little Horse]
“But anyhow, that's the way they figured it out. They figured that some fiends in human form had made a big bomb, fillin' th' center of it with dynamite, then packin' th' outside of it with cut up pieces of window weights to make it as deadly as possible; they had loaded it in th' little one horse truck behind th' innocent and unsuspicious little horse, drove it up to th' curb in front of th' Subtreasury Building and then ducked out, leaving the little horse to be blowed up along with whatever unfortunate human beings who might also be blowed to pieces when it went off!
“The driver of th' rig, so it was said, left th' outfit at th' curb, went down to th' new building they were working on... asked for th' boss and while waitin' for th' boss to be found, went into a telephone booth to make a call to somebody... He was in the booth when the explosion took place...
“After that, nobody saw him any more. I presume that he was well aware that what was left of the wagon and th' poor little horse that had been pullin' it would not be worth trying to gather up. Besides, I imagine that he thought that was a hell of a good place to get away from and do it quick. That's what he did. And so far as I've ever been able to learn nobody knows yet who he was or where