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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - October 28, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                Three Episcopal priests bless the offerings of bread and wine during the consecration of Holy Communion af Riverside church in New York Sunday. The ordination of the women as Episcopal priests is still in dispute. Performing the ceremony are, from left, the Rev. Alison Cheek, the Rev. Carter Heyward and the Rev. Jeannette Piccard. Queen's Cousin Gets Probation in Mercy Killing KKAUING, England (Al') "I laid her on her face so she would not swallow her loiwue. 1 wrapped her in a blanket so she would nol Liet cold My intention was that she would die quickly, peace- fully and painlessly." Police (inoled Klixabelh Wise, a (bird cousin of Queen Klixabelh II, as recounting in these words how she killed her ll-month-old blind and deaf daughter, F.mma, on .June after doctors told her the child had no hope of living. I'larrd on Probation Mrs. Wise, 38. pled Ktiilty to manslaughter Friday on grounds of diminished rcapun- sihility and was placed on probation for 12 mouths. meaning if she commits no oilier offense in that time she will not receive further le.Ljal punishment. "I regard Ibis as an ex- treme case even among excep- tional cases." Judge Kenneth Jones [old Mrs. Wise. "In my judgment you have suffered enough." The court was told that three-quarters of the child's Drain hud been destroyed in disease and thai she could not swallow and was fed by a tube through the nose. The prosecution said Mrs. Wise admitted giving the child barbiturates crushed in milk after doctors told her Kmnia hail no hope of recovery. Mrs. Wise, separated from her husband, was staying with her friend. Jennifer Cubbitl, when the child died. Mrs. Cubbitt testified: "I have never seen a maternal insiinct so strong in any Soviet Killer By harry James MOSCOW (IJPI "My sis- ter's husband told me to be careful." a woman office worker said. "I'm going home early lonight and taking a taxi." She was one of a growing number of Muscovites trou- bled by persistent rumors in the capital about a psycho- pathic, killer stalking women in Moscow. The murder scare is grow- ing by word of mouth in the absence of hard news in the official media. The Soviet press virtually ignores crime news unless used to point up a moral. Police Visits Soviet sources say, however, that police have visleil a number of factories, offices and schools in the capital to warn women and children not to go out alone at night. An official spokesman said Monday police are looking (or a blond man. about 25 years old. for questioning in connec- tion with the murder of one woman. Soviet sources said there seems lo be more than usual police activity and document checks in the capital. Hut a Western traveler said he no- ticed nothing unusual during a drive to Borodino, west of the city. The rumors going around the capital generally say the killer has slain at least seven women in Moscow. The stories say the murders have taken place in dark lobbies or eleva- tors of apartment buildings. Gruesome Version One of the more gruesome versions says Soviet authori- ties found the decapitated head of one of the women victims in a Moscow pond. The rumors tend to be vague. One says the murders have taken place in the capi- tal's Tagauka district. An- other mentions the Kievskii region. Others don't bother to mention any location. The last Moscow murder scare, however, had some ba- sis in fact. The rumors pre- ceded the arrest of a man in for five apparently sense- less slayings in the capital. The murder scare isn't the only rumor in the capital. Another says scores or even hundreds of escaped Soviet prisoners are on the loose in Moscow. Common Shortenings Are Effective for Skin MADISON, is. lAi'j Common kitchen shortenings can be just as effective for skin care as cosmetic oils and a lot less expensive, a University of Wisconsin derm- atologist says. Furthermore. water is belter than oil for soothing itchy skin when oil is used lo trap moisture against the skin immediately after bathing. leaving her the car with a jtill tank of gas. Women Priests Conduct Services NKW YORK (Al1) Thrtv vvmiii'ii wild unr ord.iini'cl us prk-sts IKIVC iiKiiiu dcl'ii'd Iliolr cluiiTli lenders by u'lclinitiiiK Holy CommmiUm at tin- Momli'iHimimilioiial Itivi'r- sulc church. As llii! wonu'ii ivai'licil a i-imtlliMliTipriilnl Sunday at (he spiil whiTc an allar winild have heen in an Kpiseopal eluireli, ahniil persons allemlitiK tin1 ecreiniiny hnrsl into applause. HaiiKiiiK over I lie ehaneel rail was a brightly eolored si.mi the li-KiMid: "In Christ Ihere is nc'illier male nor female, bond nnr free, .lew nor (lenlile. we are one." The women priests then eonseentted the elemenls of Communion, an act historically performed only liy male priests. They alsu wave Communion to women and men who did not kneel, another departure [nun tradition. The Ihree celehrants said they held the eneharistir serv- ice "according to the official services of the Kpis- eopal Church, despite a declaration by the house of bishops thai we are not priests." The women, the lievs. Alison Cheek of the dioc-ese of Vir- ginia, Carter lleyward of New York and .leanetle 1'icciinl of Minnesota were ordained in Philadelphia .Inly by four bishops after their diocesan superiors had refused the apos- tolic layiiiK on of hands. On AUK. 15 the house of bishops, one of the .uoveniin.u chambers of the Proteslant Episcopal Church, expressed the opinion lliat the ordinations were invalid. However, the body affirmed its approval in the principle of women's ordination. The bishops' act did not satisfy the women, .lust before the service, they said, "While we rejoice in this action, we must note that women do not exist merely in principle. We are women and we are priests." e NEW YORK (AP) Fat people are even-tempered and jolly and smile all the lime, right'.' Wrong. Members of the National Assn. To Aid Fat Americans. Inc., are hopping mad about abinil what might be termed obesisl altitudes abroad in the land. "I went through four years of therapy because I happened to be a sixe 24 in a world thai is more attuned to a 8." complained Shiela Goodman, one of those atlending the association's fifth annual convention Sunday. Won't Be Person "1 won't be more a person weighing less." she said. She refused to tell her weight, as did most of the others attend- ing the convention. Miss Goodman said that because of her lifelong fat- ness, she has suffered job dis- crimination and lost love. Now an employe of a law firm, she told uf years of rejection in her search for jobs as a legal secretary. "They want people lo physical assets, do sexist things like carting coffee up lo the boss." she said. She roundly criticized American males who she said have been brainwashed into thinking lliiu is beautiful. Jangled Keys "In France and Italy they loved me. They jangled their hotel kevs al me. Here, no- PJSA Announces Washington HS Coffee Series The Washington I'arenls- Teaehers-Stndents Assn. an- nounces the schedule for its series of coffees for parents of sophomores and seniors spon- sored each (all. Al these cof- fees representatives from the administrative and counseling offices will be available lo talk with parents. Reservations for the coffees may be made by calliui; any onc> of the hostesses listed below or by calling Mrs. Arne Oja, One senior coffee will be Tuesday evening at 7 in the counselors' office at the school. Mrs. David l.odwick, is hostess. Another senior uiffce is scheduled Wednesday at al the home of Mrs. George Sullivan, 20-18 SunUmd drive SIC, The sophomore coffees are scheduled: Monday (Nov. 4) al 111 with Mrs. Willis Lamb, li'ill Vernon drive SK. Tuesday (Nov. al with Mrs. IX W. McKee, G4II Valley Brook drive .SK. and also Tuesday (Nov. 5) evening al in the counselors' office wilh Mrs. George Henry as hostess, and Wednes- day (Nov. li) al II) al the home of'Mrs. B. B. Bjornson, 501 Kiiollwood drive SK, Jit, thing." lamented Miss Good- man. Kileen I.efebre. just over pounds, said she had no such problems: "I've got more boyfriends than I know whal lo do with." She said in many eases, the extra pounds are actually a turn-oil: "Lots of men LMI un- people like me. We're cuddly and there are no bones stick- ing out." Mrs. William Kabrey, the group's treasurer, said, "Our goals are lo boosl Hie self- esleem of the fat person and promote tolerance of fat peo- ple by a society which regards it as derogatory to he obsese." CORRECTION Miss Patricia Robinson was honored at a shower Friday as reported in Sunday's Gaxetle. She is the (laughter of Mrs. James Robinson rather than Mr. and Mrs. Robinson. Mr. Robinson is deceased. The Ga- xette regrels the error. Bridge West Side Club Mitchell movement winners of the game played al Sunday al Welly-Way were: North-south Bruce Cutli- bertson and Joe Yerbick. first, and Mr. and Mrs. Howard Wilfoug, second: east-west Mr. and Mrs. Steven Goodwin, first, and William Jennings and Richard Xassif. second. The iii'xl game will be Thurs- day al at Welly-Way. Marion Club Winners of the llowell movement played Saturday at at the YWCA were Mrs. K. V. Harrington and Ron Livingston, first, and Viola Scheiiken and Mel Verne Smoker, second. At the next scheduled game. Wednesday al a Halloween parly is planned. By Abigail Van Huron AHIJY: "Slumped" asked how to say no to sex. since she was a divorcee and couldn't use (lint old "I'm sav- ing myself for marriage" excuse.' You told her she didn't need an excuse just give him a flat "no." Well, lliat would run a guy off permanently, which may nol be what the lady wants to do. Perhaps she would like to get to know him belter. I suggest that she say. "Don't rush me." Thai's not a flat and she doesn't run the risk of hurling a man's ego. ODESSA, TEXAS DEAR ODESSA: "Don't rush me" has a ring of prom- ise to it that may be mislead- ing. And how long must a man remain in a holding pattern before the woman no longer feels Angela Davis Won't Be Teaching SAN FRANCISCO (UI'I) Angela Davis won't be teach- ing at San Francisco Stale university. Devere F. Pentony, dean of the school of behavioral and social sciences, said Friday that Miss Davis had asked for Mart-lime work but was (old (here were no such positions open. And even if there were, Pentony said, she would have been rejected because of her reputation. Miss Davis was fired as a philosophy instructor al UCLA because she was a Commun- ist. She also was acquitted of charges resulting from the 11171) Marin comity courthouse slinoloul which left four per- sons including a judge dead. "1 said it would be a very difficult situation, and sl'c said she was not interested in any Pentony said. "We live in the real world. There most likely would have been involvement, from Hie (university) trustees." Absolute Devotion "Her devotion was absolute. She would spend many hours feeding the child drop by drop. "The baby oflen gave terri- ble screams of distress. She seemed lo be rejecting any lo be fed. or In live." The judge in summing np -aid: "The doctors are genu- nii-Tv as to how Ibis i-biid lived so long. I lit- tle doubt it was your devotion whieh kept her aluc The niii'ii-e care you gave lo her. "'I h'Teui lies the tragi'- irn- this case, that in the end H wa- von who took her life. I .vri.pi yon aeled as did. although wrongly, in what '.mi considered to the i-fiiidS own interesl." CANDY i; 322 2nd S.E. Woek'l Spocloli I CHOCOLATE I COVERED i CHERRIES Ib. SAVE 2J6 ON THE FINEST QUALITY SAVE 3.41 DEEP TONES ACCENT COLORS SLIGHTLY HIGHER. A beautiful glare-free matte finiih that will last (or yccus. Fast and easy to apply. Soup and water eiY-cin-up. 1000's of colors. I THE FINEST QUALITY INTERIOR SEMI-GLOSS n V K SILKY REG. 12.40 GAL. AUDREY MORRIS COLLECTION found only in expensive ptipers. Subject To REG. 1.98 SINGLE ROLL SAVE PRE-PASTED VINYLVVALLC0VERING FABRITEX COLLECTION S1RIPPABU for euiy SCRDBBA8I! lor emy tori! 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