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3, )  AS-.. intraub, .d Chief upreme bert B the late j :Next Edition February 3 Deadline February I0 Vander" knoW" IONDAY, JANUARY 27, 1958--TEVETH 21, 5817 . SEATTLE, WASHINGTON VOLUME XXVI, NUMBER 9 ew Jer 47 until cent of lly Jeer lrt, watt ith the Protest- te Ju$ ' .scribed he new )ld and he sev* ;le and mother, bMrs. M. J. Alhadeff, Eugene n West ' erlatsky, George Brandt, Hir- an Chaim, Arthur Father, Karl ray, Samuel G. Holcenberg, Mrs. _ Miss ' ltarvard K a u f m a n, Nathan vorn in  [%inberg, Mrs Leon D. Levy, woman rs. Boris, M e'r p o r t, Harold I. Oll, Sam Prottas, Bernard Rac- oW, Mrs. Sam Rotenberg and dward A. Starin. Seattle Community To Have Jewish Residence Club for Aged On October 8, Mr. Archie Katz, chairman of the Commu- nity Council Committee of the Federated Jewish Fund & tZOuncil, called a meeting of representatives of the following rganizations and agencies of the Jewish community in cattle.. National Council of Jewish Women, Jewish Family ,Child Service, Jewish Club of Washington, Caroline Kline _ alland Home, Jewish Community Center, and the Federated *Iewish Fund and Council. Those in attendance were: president; George Brand,, vice- k State : -'. ;"::,: :aTho purpose of the meeting consider a letter received l [' from Dr. Kurt Herz, executive / : l director of United Help, Inc., of /  : !:''Iqew York the ewish notifying MI I , :11 COmmunity of Seattle that there v [ , cere funds available to be used | , Or.some outstanding need in our [ 1 ttty. Because United Help, Inc., ICE [ | receives its funds from the Jewish r | Uccessor Organization, its first [Mn i  ty is to consider the needs of azi persecution and then aid  J : 'ther if the needs of the first I . roup are satisfied. i After months Of investigation, the committee decided that the S  pi0 cember e visit" tDOject which would comply with ne conditions necessary for re- ipt of the money from United t elp, Inc., and satisfy an impor- tant need, would be a Jew'isll "residence Club of Washington, nd the first executive board for organization w a s f arm e d are Melville asran president; Archie Katz, secretary, and Sam Prottas, treasurer. The Residence Club will be concerned only with middle-aged and older people. As. in other groups, the older population of Seattle's Jewish community has increased greatly in the past 20 years. Many of them are in good physical condition, many are working, and a few at ]east have some financial security. However, a good percentage of these people are living alone or have some dis- satisfaction with their p r e s e n t living conditions. From the ranks of these people some ten or twelve will be housed in the Residence Club on a pay- ing basis and will have all the benefits of communal living while still being able to carry on their own activities. Victims of Nazi persecution will be given first consideration, and if there is still room, others will be considered. "Seattle can Well be proud of its newest organization, the Jewish Residence Club of Washington," states Mr. Katz, "and the fine spirit of cooperation which has been exhibited by all the agen- cies involved in its formation, especially as they represented a c o m p 1 e t e cross-section of the Jewish community." I OllInterests in Israel ght by British Jewish Tycoon h LONDON, '(JTA)--Msaac Wolfson, British industrial magnate, pt completed negotiations for purchase of the Shell Company of eJestine at a price "believed to be substantially less then the nei, t,tklng price of 5,000,000 pounds sterling at the start of .the.transec.- 0n, the Jewish Observer, organ of the Zionist Federat,on m treaT r|tain, reported here this week. ,, The purchase, believed to in- VOlve not more than 3,500,000 la.Otlnds, makes Wolfson Israel's ]tost important single supplier, i tie newspaper reported, disclos- ag that the acquisition includes MI Shell installations in Israel, aSoline stations and a bulk de- ot with stocks worth an esti- nated one million pounds. The aifa refinery and the Shell '"nine were not included. ! Coming at a time when shifts  Veorld oil markets have pro- need surpluses of both crude oil d tankers which have caused Meyer Levin wins Suit Over Anne Frank Play NEW YORK, (JTA)Author Meyer Levin won a Supreme Court jury award of $50,000 this week in. his complaint about the two stage versions of "The Di- ary of Anne Frank." The jury deliberated ten'hours before reaching .the verdict a- gainst Otto Frank, wh6 was An- ne Frank's father, and Kermit Bloomgarden, who produced the, drop in the current cost of oil play faDorts of nearly $10,000,000 a e at, the sale reportedly was qUally satisfactory to Wolfson h the Israel GovernmenL ,?he properties became avail- ue for sale when Shell interests .Ounced last year they were 'mg sales operations in Israel -e move was widely interpreted , a Yielding to Arab economic UYcott pressures. a aOTTAWA (JTA)--The Cana- iaa Club in New York came der heavy criticism in the aadian press this week-end r its barring of Jews from ,'_erbership. It" is made up of :rSOns with "clearly identified , association." on Broadway. Levin had contended during the 20-day trial that he was defrauded of his rights after he wrote a stage adaptation of the diary of the Jewish teen-ager who died in a Nazi concentration camp. Levin charged that his play originally was to have been pro- duced by Cheryl Crawford but when Bloomgarden took over pro- duction, a new script was written by Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hackett. Levin contended that the Hac- ker, version, basis of the inter- nationa]ly successful play, con- tained lines which .were not in the original diary. Prior to the trial, Levin said that his only interest wjs to see vindication for his stage script Rabbi Raphael Levine To.Report On Israel At Zionist Banquet . RABBI RAPHAEL LEVINE Rabbi Joseph Wagner, Presi- dent of the Seattle Zionist Dis- trict in announcing that the third mnual American Zionist Fund Banquet will be held Thursday evening, Feb. 13, at Norway Cen- ter, states: "We are extremely fortunate that our dear friend, Rabbi Le- vine has consented to be the fea- tured speaker at our banquet", said Rabbi Wagner. "Rabbi Le- vine will have just returned from a six week's intensive tour of Israel where he met with govern- ment and religious leaders and tourt the entire land. We will all benefit immeasurably from his keen and perceptive insights and observations." "There will be no solicitations of any kind at the banquet. A contribution of $25.00 per couple, which includes cocktails and din- ner for two, is to be the only money to be received. The funds so derived are to be used exclu- sively for the purpose of counter- acting misrepresentations about Jews and the State of Israel now being spread in the United States by Arab League propa- ganda", Rabbi Wagner stated. P.A. Rick!es beads the banquet committee; tickets may be ab- Stained from Harold Poll, Chair. man of the ticket committee, by] calling MAin 8115. BRITISH ART COLLECTIONS FOR ISRAEL'S ANNIVERSARY LONDON, (JTA)--A collection of outstanding paintings and sculptures will be sent to Israel for the forthcoming tenth an- niversary of the establishment of the Jewish State. Addressing a meeting under the auspices of the Friends of Art Museums of Israel, its chairman, Dr. Barnett Stross, appealed to his listeners to collect as many water colors, oils, etchings and bronze of good quality as possible to guarantee that every Israeli gallery and museum receives a representa- tive collection. ' which he said had been sup- pressed. He had said he would donate to a Jewish charity any monetary award from the law- suit. Hungary Accuses IsraelLegation Of Illegal Activities! JERUSALEM JTA)--Formal Hungarian chages that members of the Israel Legation in Budapest had falsified passports and engaged in other illegal .activities were cate- gorically rejected today by a spokesman for the Israel Foreign Ministry. The charges included allegations that the Legation mem- bers also had distributed money to foreigners in Hungary and to Hungarian nationals. They were contained in a pro- test from the Hungarian Foreign Ministry to the Israel Legation in Budapest. (In Budapest today, Israel's Minister Y. Tuval called at the Hungarian oreign Ministry and orally rejected the charges con- tained in the Hungarian note this week end.) The Israel loreign Ministry spokesman carefully avoided dis- closing anything about the con - tent of the Hungarian protest be- yond what had been publicized by the Hungarian announce- ment. The Foreign Ministry spokesnmn said all the allega- tions were "complete ly un- founded.  The note, which was handed to the Israel Foreign Ministry during the week end, surprised political observers here who said that in recent weeks there had ,been indications of irp'roved Is- rael-Hungarian relations from the low point of last October. At that time, the" Hungarian Gov- ernment ousted three Israel dip- lomats in retaliation for the de- tention in Israel of Zoltan Gre- guss, a visiting Hungarian actor who was accused of an immoral act with an Israel girl. Greguss was acquited and ,re- turned to Budapest. Tension be, tween the two countries eased and the Hungarian Government even asked permission to expand its legation in Israel by an ,in- crease in the number of diploo mats at the legation to which Israel agreed. The observers suggested that th latest Hungarian allegations might be a new attempt to pres- sure Israel on several issues which have been unsettled for several months. | NATIONAL UJA LEADERS NAMED [ TO KEY i958 CAMPAIGN POSTS I  Joseph Maser of New York City and olph Kiesler of Dever, two of the nation's outstanding Jewish communal leaders, assume important new roles in the 1958 United Jewish Appeal campaign, it was announced by Morris W. Berirmtein, UJA General Chairman. Mr. Mazer is Chairman for the $100,000,000 Rescue Fund drive over and above this year's regular campaign, and Mr. Kiesler was named Chairman of the National Campaign Commit- tee. Samuel Rubin of New York, who headed the 1957 Emergency Rescue Fund, of which Mr. Mazer was Co-Chairman, was named Honorary Chairman of the current special Rescue Fund. In addi- tion, leading figures in the nationwide UJA humanitarian effort were named to the National Campaign Cabinet; Leon Brachman of Fort Worth, Jerold Heffberger of Baltimore and Paul Kapelow of New Orleans. The 1958 UJA Rescue Fund is being conducted to provide crucial transportation and initial resettlement aid for approximately 80,000 Jewish men, women and children expected to leave Eastern Europe, North Africa and the Near East for Israel and other free lands. At the same time the UJA's 20th annual regular campaign must support tens of thousands of still- unabsorbedAmmigrants who arrived in Israel during recent years, as well as global aid programs providing.welfare, medical and rehabilitation.services for an additional 535,000 persons. Through both its Rescue Fund and regular drive, the UJA will finance the work of its member ageuci6s; the United Israel Appeal, Joint Distribution Committee and the New York Association for New Americans. The United Jewish Appeal is the major beneficiary agency of the Seattle Federated Jewish Fund and Council. , UN REPORTS MT. SCOPUS CONFLICT SETTLED JERUSALEM (JTA)  Dr. Francisco Urrutia, special repre- sentative of lYnited Nations Sec- retary Dag Hammarskjold, today released the text of an agree- cent reached between Israel and Jordan settling the Mt. Scopus conflict. We regret to advise our read- ers that our Associate Edi- tor, Mrs. Clara Nieder, was recently in an auto accident and is at home recuperating. We are looking forward to having her back with us in the near future. Editor [-CAPITOL CLEANERS Ilrive-ln Plant -:- 2947 Eastlake Avenue -:- UA. 2444 "Seattle's Oldest Quality Cleaners" For the Best in Dry Cleaning on Your SUITS FORMALS DRESSES COATS KNITWE,'R * CASHMERES BEDDING DRAPES, :PICK-UP AND DELIVERY': ;MO, NTHLY CHARGE ACCOUNTS (For Your Covenience) FINER QUALITY AND BETTER SERVICE STANDARD PRICES