1955 F Matus Cernak

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1955 F Matus Cernak - your.g' Adm.. of purpose the General Services...
your.g' Adm.. of purpose the General Services Administra-'sideration of the legislation. Bomb in Mail Parcel Kills Anti-Red Refugee Leader :of (are MITNICH, Germany, July 5 (--\ Criminal police in identifying i A bomb wrapped in a mail parceljCemak figured the assassians today killed a Slovak anti-Communist anti-Communist refugee leader who had served in Ws coun try under Nazi occupa- tion ^ W orld War filled. Besides on killing Matus Cemak, 50, as he unwrapped the scored a bulls-eye. They apparenl- on ly had got their intended victim after a study of his habits. ing that of calling personally for! mail parcels and opening them in the postoffice. I moved to Washington, parcel in the suburban Schwabing! Police said Cernak, chairman ofjThc ~ . . . . i l ^ ^ a ' l ^^ *\ f f* t I * I . I ^^ » ^ ___________ room. put the postoffice, the bomb killed anithe National_ Council of Slovakia, aged woman bystander, injured 13j?n organization of anti-Red persons and wrecked the mail de- immigrants in West Germany. served as cultural minister of Schwabing is an artists' colony place for refugees behind are sec! But full the among Fire Damages Lutheran Church CASTLETON - ON - HUDSON, July 5. GPJ--Portions of Trinity in 1939-45. The explosion ripped apart a sturdy wooden writing desk in the postoffice lobby, blew out all of the ceiling skylights and shattered the glass in windows. Some of the injured ran scream ing from the building. Police said Cernak called at the Josef Tiso ico -i-- post window for the package after!" 6 Lutheran Church in this Hudsonjfinding an official notice in the! River community today were damaged by fire believed thc re- sif "/"r"f suit-of spontaneous combustion, of; _. ..^ ,^, rtftr1 f . D a + t i ^ interest later. by tu- and consider the substantial admirals 40s. The fire damaged the attic of the 73-year-ol'd, two-story church structure and part of an adjoining adjoining parish hall. The interiors of both buildings took heavy water damage. No estimate of the damage was available immediately. Volunteer firemen fought the flames for an hour and a quarter. The church's pastor, the Rev. Walter Bielitz, said the fire apparently apparently started from spontaneous combustion. council's private m aU b ox of rival. Both the package and a registered registered letter were addressed to liim. Police said they were trying to trace both without success so far. "Whoever sent it," they said, "knew that Cernak always opened his mail in the postoffice lobby after picking it up." Cernak came to Munich after Slovakia was reunited as part of Czechoslovakia at the -md of Worltf MOLOTOV AT HOME LONDON, July 5. Wi--Soviet Foreign Minister V. M. Molotov, who led Russia's delegation to the UN commemorative meeting in San Francisco, returned to Moscow Moscow today, the Moscow radio reported. reported. War II. The explosion threw the post- office into such confusion that first reports said thc blast occurred when a man brought a package to the postoffice to mail. Police gave out details of the explosion at a news conference night. The postal clerk who handed out the package was knocked unconscious. unconscious. Of the twelve other persons injured, two were seriously hurt. I

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  1. The Post-Standard,
  2. 06 Jul 1955, Wed,
  3. Page 3

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