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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - July 31, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                10 The Cedar Kaplds Gazette: Wed., Joly 31, HI74 Volunteer Alert If tlu' summer munllisj are slum ins >uu >011 haii- Miuif spare time, we. have many worthwhile pru- H-I-IS Iliai can lie rewarding (u >ou and extremely helpful to ihe people you're narking with. TKANSPOKATION: IltOp in this area is always luedea any day. any time. This could be a one-lime only, or a regular basis. If you are interested in provid- ing trun.stHH'Uitiun lor pccple who need it. give us a call. HANDICAPPED: Tapinj; books for the blind, com- panions. recreation, transpurlation, chess, handicraits and many more. coluld work with chiklren or adults. V1S1TOHS: If you would like to share .some of your time with elderly or confined people, we need you. This can be scheduled at. your convenience and will reward you and your friends. TOUR GUIDES: If a mature individual and enjoy working with group.5- of kids and elderly people and appreciate scenic surroundings, you are needed to conduct tours. CHINESE: If you speak Chinese or any other language, we would like to put your name in our language pool to help occasionally with communication problems. MUSICIANS: If you jilay a musical instrument are part of a baiKl, your skill could make a lot of elderly people who like to dance very liappy. What we need money (can't buy We need you. Call the Voluntary Actioni Center at 365-6942, or stop in at 712 Third avenue between and week- days. A member agency United Way of IJnn County. Pick a Pair Photo by John Mclvor Gets 5-Day Term I Affer Long Legal Baffle LOS ANGELES (UPI) Re- Older could not impose an open- If you like this collie-shepherd pup, you may adopt it and a matching one ex- cept one is male and the other -female at the Humane Society on Mt. Vernon road SE. The puppies are six weeks old, have had temporary distemper shots and have been wormed once. .One or both may be picked up between 10 a.m- and 5 p.m. Mon- day through Saturday. Doors Without Locks Bother Ex-Convict After 36 Years By Rosalie Ritz SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Wesley Robert Wells is living in mansions these days, but he can't get used to sleeping with the doors unlocked. For 36 years he never had that problem. His homes car- ried names like San Quentin, Vacaville, and death row. But Wells, 65, changed his address July 2 after the state parole board decided that the convict no longer was a threat to society. He was released to the custody of the Delancey Street Foundation, a self-help group for addicts and former prisoners. Posh Mansions "The whole doggone world is further introduced Wells to life new to me." outside prison walls. Wells be- Economic, transportation and came infuriated when the driver couldn't find the office. "You people been doin' this to me ever since I got he thundered. "None of you can drive." Paid Homage Inside the office, l porter William Farr, central fig-t 'lire in one of the longest and., most celebrated U.S. ciary clashes, was sentenced ten the maximum five days in jail.' and fined Monday by Judge Charles Older. Older lamented that he could not make the sentence harsher. The judge, passing sentence, said that "no man has the right to hold himself above the law and that is precisely what Mr. Fan- is doing in this case. Mr. Farr will not be rewarded for his conduct in this court. "Warranted More' "In my view, the circum- stances of this case warranted a much more severe sentence, were it within the power of the court to impose the judge j said. Farr and Older have been involved for three years in a struggle that pits a right of judges to impose gag orders protect the impartiality of fashion changes are constant sources of wonderment to a man who 'has been in institu- tions since the age of 10. "It cost us 50 cents for an ice cream he complained. "Gave a dollar for two ice- cream cones, and didn't get no; money back." Wells was equally dismayed1 that the parking meter had to "I r1 -f turned out that her husband wasjtion in confidence. we'd have to pay for the air fr'end Wells' i Farr has refused throughout he said i On the back, Wells: that time to reveal the names of [passed a woman dressed inltwo lawyers who broke Older's recognized Wells and talked to jurors against a journalistic Se to hlm of ller ow" husband who was in prison. It ethic that a newsman must refuse to reveal the identities of those who give him informa- "Everything Different'' [boots, short skirt and light red "Wearing clothes is different.! wig. "That woman there _ she Wells now lives in the former and streetcars bug me. j don't feel too good being what Russian consulate, one of two; n Delancey street mansions in posh Pacific Heights. His pri- vate bathroom is larger and bet- ter outfitted than the cell where he spent four years as a condemned man. He dines nearby in the former Egyptian consulate. "It's hard to get used to going to sleep said the graying ex-convict. thing is he added. every- God made he said. "There is some who are more Carolina DemO i YTiiib After his mother died and his jn prison than I ever was." sisters brought him to Los An- As geles, Wells entered a juvenile! he did in prison, gag order by giving Farr infor- mation for a story during the trial of the Charles Manson family for the Sharon Tate murders. Older originally sent Farr to Wells ija'' on an contempt ended "coercive" contempt sen- tence on Farr, but was limited to the five days maximum as a "punitive" sentence. Farr is now a court reporter other celebrities. "I am greatly relieved that my virtual life sentence has been reduced to five he isaid outside the courtroom, "I am fully prepared to go back to jail." Fair is now a court reporter for the Los Angeles Times, but i.vas working for the Herald-Ex- nminer when he wrote that the Manson family had plans to kill other celebrities. spends much of his time now i playing chess, reading and lis- CaMorma Youth Authority a coilcctionBof H hall in 1919. He went from one ity to another until at 19, he was; James records on a slcrco convicted of receiving stolen to him ,he was at Vacaville. goods. "That's when I first went to San he said. "I went in 1926 and came out in 1941. j counseling of youth so they! Then back in in 1942 on a stolen; won't mess up their lives as bad! sentence, ordering that he be held until he relented. The sen- tence could have lasted until one of the men -died, or until Older left the bench, but Farr was freed in 1972 after 46 days car charge in Los Angeles." as mine was messed up.' Behind bars, he was convicted _ ___ of manslaughtcr in the ]932 COLUMBIA S. C. (AP) slaying of another jnmate dur. Charles Pug Ravcnel has ing a tight In 1947i hc was scn. upset the veteran Rep. W. J.jtcnced to death for hurling a Bryan Dorn to win South at guard lina's Democratic gubernatorial j his jar nomination. j In California, a lifer convicted Ravenel, making his first bid jof on prisoncl. or a But he says, 'Til be doing U; S' suPremo Jusficc share of work, loo. I hope to pendlng appcals' Judge Limited A complex series of appeals land hearings established that "urrie Unaware Of School Zone Change Proposal Cedar Rapids Community school district officials ex- p ressed surprise Tuesday over a proposed change in school zone speed limits. Supt. Craig Currie said he 'as not aware the city was con-j sSklering making school zone limits of 25 mph effective cmlly from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. on! weekdays. "Right off the top of my headj a little bothered by the in-l 'crence that the speed limit will iply only Monday through FrK di ly. We have Saturday mornin_ programs at the junior and ni or high schools and at a large nounber of elementary schools." Cj Trie said. iHe added that staff members would be studying the speed lin lit change in more detail. present the speed limit at times in school zones is 25 mph. An ordinance to be placed on file Wednesday would make scl 100! zone limits effective only during school hours.1' for political office and consid- ered an underdog from the start, will face Republican James Edwards, a Charleston dentist, in the November gener- al election. Ravenel, a 38-year-old guard would go to death row. Rolls-Royce Wells left Vacaville in grand style. He ordered a guard to open a gate and then was swept away in a Rolls-Royce. A Cadil- Charleston investment banker, lac followed as a backup car. swept the metropolitan areas of i Delancey Street had rented Columbia, Charleston and j the cars for the occasion. "I'm Grcenville and held his own in older, wiser and belter self-con- the farm country to whip Dorn Wells told newsmen in Tuesday's runoff election. witnessing his departure. Ravenel, who returned to his! One of the first problems he native state only two years was his health. Gaunt, after almost a decade as a! arthritic and with other ailments Wall Street financier, led the'common to his age, Wells went Democratic ticket in the July a doctor who advised him to' primary but failed to get the j arrange to get Medi-Cal aid. necessary majority in the sc-: The trip to the Medi-Cal office von-candidatc field._________________ 20 YEARS AGO The Eisen- hower administration approved; a military manpower plan of duty for all qualified young men. iu O Ul WEEKEND AND 3-2 m m Z z 5 COURSE LISTING Q AUGUST 11, r- WATCH FOR IT! O m FUTURE COLLEGE MULEKOFFS Yh acres of everything for the home m Thursday 8 'til 9 2-pe. Chair Pads NOW Drapery Dept., 1 4OW Located on our newly remod eled 5th Floor Bright, Replacement Pads Take more pleasure in The remaining days of summertime williout taking much out of your budge il h it! This is your fo up (hose Summer of '74 wtvn cushions at V> regular price. Or maybe you'll wanl to be on "early bird" lor summer. Hither way, our bright, floral replacement pads of heavy wipe-dean polyura Ihano vinyl can be yours now ol a 25% savings. Ihe cushions are reversible and rji sat lor redwood, wrought iron and aluminum furniture. You'll enjoy the rest or Ihe sumn.ier all that much more when you've found a bargain like this. Lounge Pads NOW 'Robert Naughton :ls Promoted to !New Navy Rank i Funner prisoner of uar Kub- ert J. .N'augliton. oli. was rtvcnt- lly promote! to S navy mm :mandor and gradnatod from the naval war collie a'. .Newport. Niiushton. the son o; Mr. :iiid Mrs. J. Holand I'jlii l' av nue is sdicduli'd to bo static led at Jacksonville. Kla.. whor hi- will .siud> for his mas! r'.s decree in business a! Naughton, a navy pilot. released by tin1 Vk'tnain- ese .March J. 1973. after being a TOW for almost six Ho returned to a ht'ro's welcome in Cedar Rapids March 197 i He has been at the naval war college for 10 months, duriii" which time ho recvived ad- ivanced instruction in tactics. i strategy and policy-making and defense economies. i The college is the navy's so- ;iiior graduate level educational institution. i Panel Votes President More Tariff Leeway WASHINGTON   percent or less of value, and would slashing a tariff of f> to _T) per- cent by til) percent. C.R. Drug Numbers To report a violation: Michael Dooley 363-0671 If you need help: Foondation II 362-2174 (4 p.m. to midnight) i Star-News Backs Impeaching Nixon WASHINGTON (Al'i The Washington Star-News, which supported 1'resicleiit Nixon in his' 1'JKI and I'J72 campaigns, ii.i.-, i-.illeil fur III; impeachment. In an editorial Monday, the newspaper .-'aiil "We believe the H.I.. i.u tiLiU: hie oliuk'O but to order the Pres- idi-nt to stand trial before senate to answer for the trans- gressions that come to lie grouped under that word Wa- teruate that will forever mark In.-, administration." The Star-News, Washington's cu'iiing newspaper, took no stand on whether the President should be convicted in the sen- ale, savin" "a presumption of iiinccence will follow him into the trial in the senate." Tlv editorial said Nixon has accomplished many praisewor- thy things as President, particu- larly in the field of foreign af- fairs, but added that his ad- ministration "has given the country a hurt of the spirit. It Pays To Advertise Pick up the telephone and call to place a want ad! 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