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Terrorist Killed by Own Bomb Near Home of Col. Koc; Jews Intended Victims

STRONG RUMORS WERE CURRENT TODAY THAT JEWS AND NOT COL. ADAM KOC, ORGANIZER OF THE CAMP FOR NATIONAL UNITY, WERE THE INTENDED VICTIMS OF THE ALLEGED ASSASSIN WHO WAS BLOWN TO BITS LAST NIGHT WHEN A BOMB EXPLODED PREMATURELY IN FRONT OF COL. KOC’S VILLA AT SWIDER, NEAR WARSAW.

THE DEAD MAN WAS IDENTIFIED AS WOJCIECH BIEGANEK, THIRTY-YEAR-OLD POLISH LABORER. ACCORDING TO AN OFFICIAL COMMUNIQUE, HIS INTENDED VICTIM WAS COL. KOC.

THE RUMORS SAID BIEGANEK, A MEMBER OF THE VIOLENTLY ANTI-SEMITIC NATIONAL RADICAL (NARA) PARTY, WAS ON HIS WAY TO THE NEIGHBORING TOWN OF OTWOCK TO PLANT THE BOMB IN A JEWISH SHOP WHEN IT EXPLODED ACCIDENTALLY IN FRONT OF COL. KOC’S VILLA.

THE VICE-MINISTER OF THE INTERIOR, IS IN SWIDER INVESTIGATING.

THE NEWSPAPER KURJER PORANNY CHARGED THAT THE BOMBING WAS PLANNED BY POLITICAL OPPONENTS OF COL. KOC, THE HAVAS NEWS AGENCY REPORTED.

“ONE THING CERTAIN IS THAT THE MURDERER CAME FROM AMONG THOSE FOR WHOM THE ACTIVITY OF KOC SIGNIFIED THE FINAL DESTRUCTION OF ALL THEIR PLANS AND HOPES,” THE NEWSPAPER SAID.

“WHOEVER IT WAS FEARED THE NATIONAL UNION AND WANTED TO ELIMINATE THE REPRESENTATIVE OF ITS IDEALS. THE POLISH NATION SHOULD REPLY TO THE ATTEMPT BY MARCHING FIRMLY AND UNINTERRUPTEDLY TOWARD A GREATER POLAND.”

Formation of Col. Koc’s party was announced last February. Immediately after the announcement Socialists, Populists and Jewish elements in Poland charged that it was an attempt to create a totalitarian dictatorship in Poland. They DECLARED THEY WOULD OPPOSE THE PARTY WITH EVERY LEGAL MEANS AT THEIR DISPOSAL.

A JEWISH CAB DRIVER IN THE TOWNSHIP OF LASKARZEW WAS DEAD TODAY AS THE RESULT OF AN ATTACK BY FOUR ENDEKS (MEMBERS OF THE ANTI-SEMITIC NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY).

THE DRIVER, SAMSON FEINBERG, 35, WAS SET UPON AND STABBED BY FOUR ENDEKS. HE DIED IN A HOSPITAL, LEAVING A WIDOW AND THREE CHILDREN. ONE OF THE ENDEKS WAS ARRESTED.

THE FORTHCOMING INTERNATIONAL ESPERANTO CONGRESS, TO BE HELD HERE DURING AUGUST, WAS ASSAILED TODAY BY THE ANTI-SEMITIC NEWSPAPER DZIENNIK NARODNY AS “NO MORE THAN A GATHERING OF JEWRY.”

THE PAPER NOTED WITH REGRET THE PARTICIPATION IN THE CONGRESS OF NUMEROUS CATHOLICS, “EVEN PRIESTS.”

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