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Anti-semitic Letter Writer Seized in Philadelphia; Seffers from Dementia Praecox

A cranklletter writer who had been sending anti-Semitic postcards and letters all over the country for several years was apprehended here following an investigation by the Philadelphia Jewish Community Relations Council, postal authorities, the F.B.I. and the Pennsylvania state police.

The writer, believed to be suffering from dementia praecox, was held under the city’s anonymous hate literature ordinance, but it is expected that he will be soon institutionalized. He is a war veteran who has been unemployed since 1944.