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June 16, 1961 - Image 8

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1961-06-16

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS — Friday, June 16, 1961

A Warning to Advertisers

Labor Board Rapped for Allowing Bigotry

Irresponsible Newspapers Again Flood
Community with Unethical Solicitations

Irresponsible and unethical solicitations of advertising from local
merchants, by newspapers without circulation in Detroit, again was in
evidence here this week.
Far in advance of Rosh Hashanah, periodicals—one with a Chicago
address and the others published in New York—are soliciting advertising
here by approaching merchants whose advertisements have appeared in
The Jewish News.
They are pursuing a practice that already has been condemned by
national organizations by clipping advertising from our columns and
billing the merchants as if they had appeared in their paper.
Two of the papers, published in New York, are organs of national
organizations and are known to have a circulation here not exceeding 200.
The Chicago paper has less than a dozen readers here and is reputed
to have less than 300 readers in Chicago, where it appears only on holi-
days, to capitalize on the festivals as means of getting revenue.
Local advertisers who receive statements from such periodicals are
cautioned to check on them carefully and not to be misled by them. A
number of merchants already have turned their statements over to The
Jewish News and they are being acted upon by a national organization.

N.Y. Considers Asking Rockwell, 9 Nazi Storm Troopers
Supreme Court Aid
Convicted in New Orleans Court
to Ban Rockwell

NEW YORK, (JTA) --- The
City of New York, over-ruled
by the State's highest - tribunal
on its refusal to grant a permit
for a public rally desired by
George Lincoln Rockwell, lead-
er of the American Nazi party,
reviewed the entire case to
determine whether to take an
appeal on the issue to the
United States Supreme Court.
The seven-man State Court of
Appeals upheld Rockwell's
right to hold such a meeting in
New York City by a unanimous
decision. The tribunal affirmed,
without a written opinion, a rul-
ing handed down last February
by the Appellate Division,
which had reversed a decision
given in August, 1960, by Su-
preme Court Justice Henry
Epstein.
Rockwell had appealed for a
permit to hold a rally in Union
Square originally on July 4,
1960. Parks Commissioner New-
bold Morris denied the permit;
and Mayor Robert F. Wagner
called Rockwell "a half-penny
Hitler," holding that his preach-
ment of religious and racial
hatred would incite to riot and
violence.
The New York Civil Liberties
Union appealed . on Rockwell's
behalf for a court order re-
versing the decision by Morris
and Wagner.
Although declaring Rock-
well's views as "hateful," the
CLU insisted that the denial of
a permit violates the constitu-
tional guarantee of free speech
which, it stated, "applies to all,
no matter how, obnoxious the
person or the ideology he rep-
resents."
Justice Epstein upheld the
permit denial ordered by the
city officials.
While neither Mayor Wagner
nor Commissioner Morris would
comment on the Court of Ap-
peals decision, Corporation
Counsel Leo Larkin said he
would review the case before
determining whether to appeal
to the U.S. Supreme Court.

South Africa Jews

Greet Israel Envoy

JOHANNESBURG, (JTA) • —
South African Jewry's "warm
regard and full co-operation"
was assured to Simcha Pratt,
Israel's new minister to the
Republic of South Africa, at
an extremely cordial reception
tendered to the new envoy.
The spokesman assuring
Pratt of the community's con-
tinued esteem was Namie
Philips, chairman of the South
African Jewish Board of De-
puties.

A New Orleans court Tuesday
night convicted American Nazi
?arty "fuehrer" George Lincoln
Rockwell and nine of his storm
troopers on charges they alarmed
the public with anti-Semitic slo-
gans when they picketed the
showing of the filth "Exodus"
on May 24.
Sentences for each included
fines and jail terms. Rockwell's
penalty was the stiffest. He was
ordered to pay a $100 fine and
spend 60 days in jail.
Three of the fuehrer's lieu-
tenants, including 22-year-old
Seth D. Ryan of Arlington, Va.,
national secretary of the party,

America to Give
$2,000,000 'Statue
Shalom' to Israel

NEW YORK, (JTA) — Sen-
ator Philip A. Hart of Michi-
gan joined two other senators
— Jacob K. Javitz of New York
and Gale W. McGee of Wyom-
ing — in the announcement of
the opening of a nationwide
campaign to —raise $2,000,000
for the construction in Israel
of a statue of liberty. The three
are co-chairmen of 'a national
sponsors committee for the pro-
ject.
The statue, which is to be
a gift to Israel from the Amer-
ican people, will stand ,on the
slopes of Mount Carmel over-
looking Haifa harbor, where
hundreds of thousands of immi-
grants first arrived in the Jew-
ish State.
To be named "Statue Sha-
lom," the illuminated pillar will
be erected on a site donated
by the City of Haifa and will be
dedicated July 4, American In-
dependence Day. Construction
of the statue is expected to be
completed in 1963.

Culture Foundation
Gets $25,000 Grant

A grant of $25,000 from the
Jacob R. Schiff Fund to the
National Foundation for Jewish
Culture was announced by Ed-
win Wolf 2nd, president of the
foundation. These funds will
be used for the fellowship and
scholarship program of the
Foundation for students and
scholars engaged in study or
research in the Jewish field at
American colleges and univer-
sities. Eighteen grants for use
at ten universities were ap-
proved by the executive com-
mittee at its meeting at Harvard
Club, New York, June 13.

WASHINGTON, (JTA) — The racial and religious epithets, de-
National Labor Relations Board famatory libels and similar ex-
was sharply criticized for per- pressions in deciding unfair
labor practices cases and -in re-
mitting appeals to racial and viewing Labor Board ele 011s.
religious bigotry by employers
and unions in collective- bargain-
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were sentenced to 45 days in jail
and $75 fines. The rest were
given sentences of 30 days and
$50 fines.
The 43-year-old Rockwell was
released on bond, pending appeal
of the court ruling, in order to
face hearings on an alimony suit
brought by his former wife in
Arlington.

HANLEY
DA

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Jewish Congressman
Barred from Arab
Airport Built by * U.S.

, Bust'

WASHINGTON, (JTA) —Rep .
Seymour Halpern, New York Re-
publican, complained to Secretary
of State Rusk that he learned, in
booking a commercial airline
trip to Africa and Asia, that he
would be barred by Saudi Arabia
from using civil air terminal
facilities built at Dhahran by
U.S. funds. - -
In a letter to Rusk, Halpern
said he believed "in the freedom
of U.S. Congressmen and all
Americans, regardless of religious
faith, to visit any nation benefit-
ing from aid provided by U.S.
taxpayers."
Citing the Administration's
newly announced foreign aid doc-
trine which links assistance with
social reform by beneficiaries,
he asked if the State Department
would grant further funds to
Saudi Arabia despite that nation's
continued discrimination against
American Jews.

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