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Reich Seizes $100,000 Owned by Booksellers

The confiscation of almost 250,000 marks ($100,000) owned by Leo and Edwin Baer, booksellers, was ordered by local courts on charges the pair had misrepresented the value of volumes disposed of in Switzerland. Whereabouts of the Baers is unknown.

The prosecution alleged they had sold books to the value of 255,000 marks, whereas the claim of the merchants is said to have been that the books sold were worth only 27,594 marks.