"This is an action for damages brought by plaintiff . . . to compensate her for mental suffering claimed to flow from defendant cemetery's refusal to bury her husband, a Winnebago Indian . . . . The contract of sale of the burial lot . . . provided that 'burial privileges accrue only to members of the Caucasian race.'"
"Plaintiff asserted that this provision was void under both the Iowa and the United States Constitutions and that recognition of its validity would violate the Fourteenth Amendment. By an amendment to the complaint, plaintiff also claimed a violation of the United Nations Charter."