Wednesday, 30 September, 2009
Mule Blown Up
This happened more than 120 years ago, but I just found out about it. It's a mule getting its head blown up.
Story here: Ass, Backwards.
It became necessary, one day, at Willet's Point, to destroy a worthless mule, and the subject was made the occasion of giving instruction to the military class there stationed. The mule was placed in proper position before the camera and duly focused. Upon the animal's forehead a cotton bag was tied containing six ounces of dynamite...