Jacob Diamant, Demented, Placed in Insane Asylum
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Jacob Diamant, Demented, Placed in Insane Asylum

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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

The unfortunate case of Jacob Diamant cemented who invaded the St. Paul Church on Christmas day was closed today by the action of the authorities.

Following a thorough investigation, during which an attempt was made to link certain Jewish individuals with the irresponsible action of the lunatic, the prisoner was removed to an insane asylum.

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