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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - August 2, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                J The Cedar Rapids Gazelle: Kri.. Aug. 2. 1974 Book Causes Controversy With Record Companies Wildlife Orphanage Rosemary Collett of Venice, Fla., feeds pelicans some fresh mullet in ihe backyard of her modest Gulf coast home which she has turned into a shelter for injured wildlife. She has been nursemaid to over birds and animals during the past 10 years. "The idea is to get them well and release them, she says. The permanently injured or maimed become permanent house guests. VKXlfF.. Khi. (Al'i Doing llii1 weekly shopping [or her house guests. Rosemary ('illicit buys pounds nf fish. 511 pounds of dog fund. HI bags of apples. S boxes of rai- sons and 1511 pounds of bird seed. The guests are injured wild birds and animals she is nursing back lo health in her modest Gulf coast home. Pelicans, seagulls, skunks, squirrels, hawks, owls, blue jays, woodpeckers, a faleon and an eagle have taken over Ihe backyard, frunt yard, liv- ing room, porch and bath- rouin. "The idea is to get Ihcm well and release them." says Mrs. Collett who lias the back- ing of state and federal wild- life officers in her efforts to save the orphaned creatures many of them endangered species. Permanent Residents Bui the blind and the am- putees who couldn't survive in (he wild become permanent residents. "It all started 111 years awn when a friend Have me a pregnant guinea Before that life was normal." said Mrs. Collett. During an interview, she hauled a yellow pail or fresh mullet to Ihe backyard and calling Hi brown peli- cans and 11 seagulls by name. "Here Pedro, come on (ino- Spunky, chow time. she shouted, as lliey came bound- ing off Iree stumps that re- semble pilings and splashed nut of a plastic wading pool where they play A great horned owl named Oliver who fell out of a tree has the run of the living room, while Moses, a seven-week-old pelican with broken wings, recuperates in a play pen in the game room. Ark' Whenever Mrs. Collctl wets a call for help she jumps into her old van dubbed "The Ark." "I guess the most rescue mission was a pelican thai had been storied and was floundering offshore in the Gulf of Mexico. I swam on! and finally gave il innuth-ln- moulh resuscitation to it." says. The patients come In Mi> ''illicit and her husband. Geurge. al all hours. moM through phone calls from friends, strangers, humane society personnel, and nanaiis Collett. a retired airline iraffic manager, aod his wile spend to hours a day cleaning cap's. feeding and watering Ihe animals and birds. Il costs them about S40II a week and donations help defray expenses. HAND PACKED Fresh Fruit Buckets For Any Occasion. Gift cello wrapped i a Cheery Bow Always Fiee Delivery lo Eilhei Hospital DALE'S FRUIT MARKET 3338 Center Pi. Rd. NE _ 364-3314 _ V Open 9 to 6- 7 Days 9 Clergymen Restricted After Ordinations PHILADELPHIA (AP) The bishop of the Pennsylvania Episcopal diocese has formally admonished one of his clergy- men and announced restrictions on two others for their par- ticipation in the ordination of 11 women as priests. The Rt. Rev. Lyman Ogilby announced his actions on Thursday in a four-page pastoral letter that is lo be read from every pulpil in the diocese within 10 days. One of those named was the Rt. Rev. Robert L. DeWitt. Ihe bishop's predecessor and one of four bishops who per- formed the ordination service on Monday. No Duties Bishop Ogilby said .he has received assurances from Bishop DeWitt that he will not perform any ministerial duties in the diocese at least until a meeting of national bishops next month. Also named was Ihe Rev. Hialt. the only woman ordained who is under Bishop Ogilby's jurisdiction. She has agreed "to refrain from priestly duties until her status has been clarified." The Rev. Paul Washington of the Church of the Advocate, scene of the ordination, was admonished for failing to obey a section of the church's constitution that reiiuires conformity lo church doctrines. The ordinations came under heavy criticism and were carried out despite objections by Bishop Ogilby and the pres- iding bishop of the S. Episcopal Clinch, the Rl Rev .lohn M. Allm. No Blessings II marked the first time in the Western hemisphere thai women were admitted to the church's priesthood. And while church laws do not forbid women from becoming priests, they do require that diocesan bishops approve ordinations of members of their diocese. None of the 11 women, ail deacons of the church, had received her bishop's blessing to proceed with the ceremony. In New York. Bishop Allin disclosed on Thursday that lie has called a special meeting of the church's house of bishops in Chicago Aug. 14-15 to consider questions raised Author Dies of Gun Shot Wound Tl SARASOTA. Elii. (APi _ Elizabeth G. Davis, author of Ihe popular women's libera- First self-inflicted police say. love is. her to childbirth classes. linn niivf has died of a gun-mil wound She was fi4. A neighbiir discovered Mrs. Davis-' body Wednesday in her beilrnom with a .'K caliber re- in her hand, aeeonling In police Mrs. is. u lie apparently died TiH-Mlay nighl. had been in pour health. Her novel "The l-'irsi published in sought in show that women had made a grealer einiinhiilioii In hKinn than men Mrs Davis aKo wnile "The I-'cinalc I'rnici- I'le" and "The l-'nnndiiiL' Molhci's" She uas ihe sisler ni Diia Heard Ihe International Tele- phniie and Telegraph lobbyist who was ,i key figure in the ITT sraiidal nnoKniL' Ihe Id-publican enim-n- linn l-'nneral M-P. ii-e., were l-'nda-. in Sar- Prostitute Decoy Case Questioned DALLAS. Texas (AP) If a young man offers a police- woman decoying as a prosti- tute a ride and she replies that a ride won'I pay her rent, is thai entrapment? A 28-year-old North Texas Slate university student who asked not to be identified at Ihis lime says he might take his ease In court to test the legality of the city's pseudo- prostitnle. About 71) men most of them out-iif-towners have been collared the past three weeks by a Dallas policewom- an posing in bars and clubs as a prostitute. However, she says she dues nol entice the men and that there is no arrest unless the man offers her money and they leave the bar. "Wasn't Looking" "I wasn't even looking for a girl." Ihe student said. "I saw Ihis girl alone Well, this is bad neighborhood to be walking around in at night so I stopped. "I asked her what she was loing and she said. 'Nothing.' So I asked if she'd like to go ii a movie. She said. 'N'o.' 'hen I asked if she wanted In go to a club or go riding ii round. 'She said she couldn't pay ier rent if she went riding iround and then I realixed she was a prostitute 'he student said he "didn't vant to say anything outright, I had heard about fficers posing as prostitutes nil I didn't intend to offer her iioney and gel caught." 'Good Actress' "She was a good aelress Ilioiigh. She just smiled and played along. She was real noncoimiiital but told me mil In worry. Anyway, she con- vinced me she wasn't a police officer, sii I finally said 8211." He said Dial when a car wnh IHO plaint-lollies of- ficers pulled I'd been a fool." i By Sandra (aliens I N'KW VOKK (AC! "If I cuukl iUi 4 all i over. I'd do il all OUT again." laughed Klame .lesmer. as she began to explain the conlro- l ami leasmi iK-iltod iiel HIM i "Number One with a iiullel" All energetic, slim unman of :i4. who said j she'd just been lo about 20 odd cities in a j matter of days. Miss -lesmer bounced on her New York hotel bed. smiled and said. "Well. i whal do you waul In know'.'" i Wind's tin- "hang-up" behind ihe hook i ll's a fictional piece of w riling in which she i says sue jusl wanted lo lell a slory. ll's ceil- lered around a record company lhat's owned by a black family ii's also filled with sex. violence, and systematic exploitation of major arlists. PR Work Kor openers. Miss .lesmer says she's unh worked for one record company eight months Hay Charles Records on the Tangerine label. "-Normally I worked clubs, doing public relations work. In connection with the clubs I would be handling the acts that appeared. I kind of got into handling more acts than chilis because the road managers of several acts liked the job I'd done and wanted a service more directed lo their client." So 1 ended up handling Marvin Gave. Tammy Terrell, Martha and the Vamlellas, (he Four Tops and the Fifth Dimension mostly for engagements they did in the Los Angeles area." Pointing out the obvious, (hat she somehow always worked with black artists, she ex- plained that it was because the clubs she worked for were black-oriented. Attempt Miss .Jesmer says there was a definite at- tempt to suppress the novel. Last October she says she started receiving letters asking to see the manuscript. Her publisher refused. She says there was an obvious attempt to suppress it by a record company. "And there was no reason." she says. "My publisher told them it was a novel, but the letters got saltier and saltier. Then, last month, my publisher gul a letter saving thai they were going lo cimsiilt (lieir lawyer-. had never read the hook, all this time they were asking for Ihe book, so ui'uY MCI; 1: I! v.a-: a.'! The same day Ihe letter came. lhe> had :t lawyer call m> publisher and ask for Hie manuscript, lie told him he could Imy it in Ihe siore Next came a leller from Ihe justice depart- ment They wauled In know if she would be imcivMfd in cniilacting tliem atiout ihing." "So I had m> lawyer call and lell them thai it's fictional, and I don't have any facts I have nnlhing that would substantiate a legal case for them Payola Incident In Ihe justice department began in- vestigating reported use of drugs anil payola bv record companies interested in promoting iheir own artists. Although no indictments have been returned, grand juries in several states have heard evidence about several al- leged payola incidents. She says what's being done In her is ihe same thing Dial happened In Ihe main char- acter in the book Ihe cnnlrnl of outpul She doesn't believe anyone has thai right. "If I really had to sum up the book, I would say that nobody, no corporation, has the right to lell an artist whal to do, no mailer how bixarre his product might be. No mailer what they think of il in terms of what's current, because art should be free." Movie Rights Movie rights of the book were sold to A Ruddy, who also did the Ronnie. Klder was hired to write the screen play am Paramount was to finance the movie. Elaine says she got the same deal as Mario Later she heard that the movie deal had fallen through. "And that freaked me she says. "It seems to me thai Ihe resentment is dm to the hearings, the justice department, and the lawyers. Everybody in the business is very jumpy about it. But it's also, I think, tilt fact that 1 am a white woman. Not jusl white but also a woman. 1 think that really has an effect." 9s Teenagers Burn Flag, Ordered To Apologize EAST LIVERPOOL. Ohii leenaged girls il this Ohio river community o apologixed in a news paper advertisement Tluirs day for burning an America! flag on a street here earliei this month. The girls. Vicki Sue Noland 15. and Frances Mia Curran, Hi. were ordered to place the advertisement in the East Liverpool Review by a Col- umbiana county juvenile court judge. The ad entitled "An Apolo- gy" read: "We have given serious thought to violation of state law and wrongful personal conduct in regard to our na- tion, committed when we burned an American flag July 1 on Fifth street. "In recognition of our own change of attitude and in compliance with Ihe order by juvenile court, we publicly apologize and declare we love our Juvenile Court Judge Gny Mauro also ordered the girls to attend the raising and low- ering of the American flag at city hall until school starts this fall, observe a curfew for the next six months and not lo communicate with each other by telephone, letter or in per- son for the next year. He said he took the action to "impress upon the girls and minors generally that the American flag is something In be respected and mil spil Bridge Several Dallas lawyers say 'I'1'1'1' 11 fine line between legal pohcr iictivitv and un- lawful eiilrapmeiil "She -ei mi! for Ihe pur- pose of enuring customers one lawyer said "To talk in niniieiinV until llir offers money is absolute enlrap- WKST SIDE Winners in a Unwell move- ment game played Thursday ill Welly-Way were: Mrs. W. E Eymaii and Mrs K. E. Ib'iirikson. firsl. and Mrs K V Harrington and hdo Now lui. second Tile game will be played at "i :IH Sunday al Welly-Way ON THIS DATE in the English navigator. Henry Hud- son, entered the body of wider now known as Hudson liav. Youngest Patient Pediatric cardiologist Sandy Thompson at Ochsner Foundation hospital, New Orleans, examines Hollis Haines, Wednesday. Little Hollis is the seven-day-old recipient of a cardiac pacemaker. Hollis was born with a congenital heart defect at Keesler air force base, Biioxi, Miss., last Friday. His heart beat 20 in- stead of a normal 100 for a newborn. He was rushed to New Orleans and a pacemaker was im- planted when he was only 1 8 hours old. Believed to be the youngest pacemaker patient, Hollis weighs 9 Ibs., 3 oz., and is reported progressing well. "Fabrics and Sewing" A Brand New Section Coming To The Cedar Rapids Gazette Wednesday, August 14 own Hi I Of interest to all women who fashion Jheir clothes or do Knitting f Needlepoint Cre Upholstering Draperies etc. For ads in Ihis section, call Display Advertising Dept. 398-8224. Plan Now, lasl Minute Deadline it 10 A.M. Thurs. August 8. I urs. Remember those i the hospital they'll remember you for it! Call now for fino flowori from KREBS Flower Shop 2424 I Bill SI. SW. 363-2081 lie ii :i UT> IHTSUII anil i him iliiin.s; aiiuhiiu! I'ki1 tlial. Inn llu- IKTIMII win' I'lM ls an nlcl frii'iul "f lns he tliniuthl 1 -.limilil im HU il Ntiw I wiiiiilcr ulial I slinulil iln Is Ihis Icllnw ilai'Mi-nius" llti vim Ihink hi' infill altaek mi- sexually" Will lir uiimniw II" 1 am llir I'lrsl U'i'1 ever dated. Shmild I let him kiiuw thai I kimw" Should 1 quil him I'U'ii llioiiKli 1 Ilk'' him a I am and lie is 211. Tell him what you've heard and ask him if it's true. If he denies il and you still have doubts, all arrests are a matter of public record and can be easily checked out. If he admits il. ask him if he's had treatment. (ICxhibitionism is an illness as well as a crime.) If he says he's had treatment, ask to talk lo his therapist. If he says he, hasn't, fell him you won't date him unless hfc goes for treat- ment. Don't continue seeing him unless you have all the answers. DKAK AUUY: My bnillu-r is always tun busy (or ton lazy) to shop fur "ifls. so when Mother's day or Father's day approaches, he says: "Buy suinethins and put my name on the card and I'll pay you later." Well. I do. but "later" al- ways turns out to be "never." This has happened many times it's not even funny. Whal should I say next time this deadbeat asks me tu put his name on the card'' SIS DEAR SIS: Why look for a fancy way to convey a plain message? Say: "No." CONFIDENTIAL TO "PUB- LIC SPEAKER IN PORT Sorry, but I don't have a collection of "jokes and funny stories." Why nol take George B. Shaw's suggestion? He said: "My way of joking is to tell the truth. It's the funni- est joke in the world." Problems? You'll fed better if you can get it off your chest. For a personal reply, write to ABBY' Box No. 67900, Los An geles, Calif. 90069. Enclose stamped, self-adddresscd en- velope, please. POST-NUPTIAL SHOWER FETES MRS. BRANDON Mrs. Tim Brandon, 2407 Linwood street SW, was host- ess at a post-nuptial shower given Thursday evening for Mrs. Terry Brandon. 1317 Twenty-second avenue. SW. who was married July 12 in Cedar Rapids. She is the Former Susan Polashek. Co- iiostess to the 12 guests was Mrs. Galeu Seexell. Parents of the newly-weds are Mrs. Gor- ild Ptilashek. 4201 Twin Pines drive ME, and the late Mr. Polashek and Mr. and Mrs. 'larenee Brandon. 41li Sixth street SW. The Best Carpet Buys Are At CarpetlandU.S.A. Photographer on duty DAIU 10am-8 pm Sunday 10-am-6 pm 1 Tuei. Wed. 30 31 Frl. Sat. 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