Charging unauthorized use of its name in soliciting subscriptions the Anti-Nazi Minute Men yesterday filed suit against the Brooklyn Jewish Examiner to enjoin it from further use of the name of the Minute Men and demanding an accounting of funds allegedly solicited by the publication while thus representing itself.
M. Richard Tamny, 305 Broadway, counsel to Edgar Burman, national commander of the Anti-Nazi Minute Men and initiator of the suit, yesterday said he expected the summons to be served on Rabbi Louis D. Gross, head of the Judea Publishing Company, which owns the Examiner, by this morning.
Tamny alleged that agents for the Examiner solicited funds for the Minute Men which were not turned in to the organization. Furthermore, he said, the organization had never authorized anybody to collect funds for it.
Rabbi Gross had been given permission, Tamny stated, to recruit members for the Minute Men. With this permission, he sent out solicitors offering prospective members free subscriptions to the Examiner and also asking for contributions, Tamny said.
Rabbi Gross could not be reached yesterday to answer the charges.