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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - June 18, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa g Tke Cedar Rapids Gazette: Ties., Jiie 18, 1974 First Lady Calls Trip A Success JCRASll, Jordan (APi Pat Nixon toured ancient Roman ruins near the Arab city of Jerash Tuesday, wind- ing up a "busy but thrilling Middle East tour." She said she felt President Nixon's "journey for peace" was a "very successful trip" because the leaders he talked to wanted to work out a peace. "They know that war takes money away from the she said. President Nixon was "very she added. Despite heavy security precautions throughout the five-nation tour and the pos- sibility of terrorist attacks, Mrs. Nixon said she was never frightened. No Fear "I've traveled to SO coun- she said. "I've never had a bit of fear." Mrs. Nixon and Queen Alyia of Jordan were escorted by police cars riding before and behind their car and plain- clothes security men. Soldiers with on vantage points amid the rocks of Jerash as the first ladies walked for an hour in the hot sun, looking at the dusty, rock-strewn ruins in the remote, quiet mountains of Gilead. Mrs. Nixon was asked if the Middle East trip had been designed to get away from "problems at an ob- vious reference to the Water- gate scandal. She snapped back: I don't have any problems. 1 know the truth." Then she turned away from further questions to the ruins that date to the Second and Third cen- turies after Christ. Wheel Grooves She walked down the street of Columns, where a guide pointed out the grooves of chariot wheels in the stone roadway and into the colon- naded forum filled with Boy Scouts who shouted a greeting. When a guide worried about Mrs. Nixon climbing the steep steps to the temple ruins and walking amid the rubble, she Donna Mr. Melchert Say Vows t'OGGON Miss Donna Pillard, Twenty-seventh street, Marion, and Sloven James Metcherl were married Sunday at Xiou Presbyterian church. The Key Aaron Kuskunip officiated at the ceremony. Parents of the hrulul ample are Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur 1'illard of Coggon and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Melchert (if Ml Miss Denise 1'illard, sister of ilie tinde, was maid of honor .mil Diane Marion, was bridesmaid. Mike MelcluTt. bruther of ihe bridegroom, was best man and .lohn Wall was groomsman, .lint Smith, Cedar Rapids, Jim Xoiimin. Marion, and David I'lllard, brother of the bride, seated guests. The bride wore a floor-lenyih gown of ivory silk styled with Venise laee trim at the high eollar and bodice front. The total look was completed with a chapel-leiiglh mantilla edged with matching lace and caught to a pillbox hat. She carried a bouquet of peach roses. Her attendants wore empire dresses of melon crepe accent- ed it iru'ion and ecu embroidered trim. Their head- pieces and nosegay bouquets were of peach and while daisies. Also in the wedding party were Leslie llamos and Hosomary Melchert as flower girls and Patrick Melchert and Galen McAlee. ringbearers Following the ceremony, a reception was given for 250 guests at Coggon l-egion hall. On return tram a wedding trip to Minnesota, the couple will reside a! tin- Mai HIM address The bride was graduated from the University of Northern Iowa and is employed by Armstrong's. The bridegroom was graduated from Weaver airline school in Kansas City and is employed by liruylou Chemical in Ml. Vermin The bridegroom's parents were hosts at a rehearsal dinner given Saturday evening at Gene's Holiday lounge in Ml. Vermin. Women's Golf Teleotioto Mrs. Richard Nixon warms her hands on a hand warmer dating back to pre-biblicai times as she prepares to leave an ancient palace in Damascus. The First Lady made the visit while President Nixon and President Haffiz el Assad were having discussions on the Middle East in another section of the city. laughingly told him: "I've climbed all over the world." Mrs. Nixon wore a long- sleeved, green and white print with patent leather shoes. Queen Alyia, a chestnut-haired young beauty whom King Hus- sein married a year and a half ago, wore a knit dress in white, gray and black horizontal stripes and black shoes. Mrs. Nixon said the ruins reminded her of those she had seen in Borne, but "I didn't think these would be this well preserved." "I can see the tourists flocking she said. As she left the ruins, Mrs. Nixon stopped at a souvenir stall and bought ancient coins found in the neighboring fields. "It's fun to have a few treasures from a country to remember the she said. The queen bought Mrs. Nixon a red and white Bedouin headdress, and the Jordanian government gave her two huge red velvet boxes filled with old coins, Byzantine and Greek glassware, a Bedouin coin necklace and a traditional embroidered dress worn by Palestinian women. .Mrs. Nixon said the coins "are too precious to give away." She held the dress up to model it for the photographers but said it was "ton warm to put it on with all that I'm wearing." Society for Women Features Toastmistress Club Has New Officers Mrs. Robert Widger was in- stalled as president for the 1974-75 term of Cedar Rapids Toastmistress club Monday evening at 7 at the YWCA. Other officers installed were: Mrs. Rex Bishop, vice- president and program chair- man; Mrs. Doris Brown, secretary; Mrs. Charles Ligons, treasurer, and Mrs. John McFarland and Mrs. Ida Wasendorf, club representa- tives. MISS CONNIE MEYER Miss Connie Meyer, daughter of the Robert D. Meyers, 2213 Deborah drive SW, was honored at a mis- cellaneous bridal shower Friday evening. Miss Mary Samuclson and Miss Sharon Burns.were co-hostesses at their home at 1220 Auburn drive SE. Thirteen guests at- tended. Following the shower a dinner was given at Ced-Rel Supper club. Miss Meyer is the June 22 bride-elect of James Mitvalsky, 3320 Towne House drive NE. He is the son of Mrs. Ruth Milvalsky, 3220 Kenrich drive SW, and Joe Mitvalsky, Thirty-third avenue SW. THE JOHN NILES ENTERTAIN VISITOR Mrs. George Secor of Long Beach, Calif., has been visiting her brother and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. John Niles, 830 Fifth avenue SK. Mrs. Secor left Friday to return home. Dental Assistants Install Officers Mary Jo Schallau, 295 Sixth avenue, Marion, was installed as president of the Cedar Rapids Dental Assistant Society Monday evening at the home of Mrs. Richard Jones, 417 Greenfield street NE. Miss Schallau is employed by Dr. R.S. Jacobsen of Marion. Other officers installed were Mrs. Darrell Davis, president- elect; Connie Bretz, secretary, Debra Beardsley, treasurer, and Mrs. James Taschner. Luzurne, to the executive board. Miss Schallau Chapter Names Woman of Year Mrs. Meyerhoff ON THIS DATE in 11153. Egypt was proclaimed a republic. and Premier Mohammed NaKuib became the first president. Shirley F. Meyerhoff was named "woman of the year" by MARABWA chapter of the American Business Women's Assn. at a dinner meeting recently at the Longbranch supper club. Annually, each ABVVA chapter selects one of its members for this award. Selection is based on the member's achievement in her chosen field of business and participation in community activities. Mrs. Meyerhoff is active in manufacturing and is sales as- sistant for Westinghouse Elec- tric Corp. She will represent MARABWA chapter in compe- tition fur the "American award to be presented at Ihe national convention in Denver. Amateur Golf Championship Is July 8-12 The 48th annual Iowa Women's Amateur Golf Assn. championship for 1974 will be held in Council Bluffs. The players will challenge Lake- shore Country club's 18-hole championship golf course at Lake Manawa July 8-12. A pro-amateur tournament, part of the yearly competition conducted by the Iowa Profes- sional Golfers Assn., will be played Monday, July 8. The '74 field is limited to 120 women amateurs, regular and senior divisions. The field will close prior to the June 29 deadline date if the 120 player limit is reached. To be eligible in Iowa a contestant's club must be a current member of the Iowa Women's Golf Assn. Senior division players must be fifty years of age on or before July 9, 1974. Mrs. Leland Lykke. 11 E. Ridge drive, Council Bluffs, Iowa (51501) is accepting entry forms and fees now. No entry postmarked later than June 29 will be accepted. Advance registration and practice privileges will be ex- tended tn players Sunday, July 7. OX THIS DATE in Kil.i. the British and Ihe Prussians defeated Napoleon in the battle of Waterloo in Belgium. BLOWN-IN MINERAL WOOL INSULATION Summer Rate Now In Effect GREAT PLAINS GAS Insulation Dept. 1101 Second Ave. S.E. Phono 362-1186 or 365- 4647 VISIT The Office of Dr. C. R. Kitchen Optometrist Eyes Examined Glasses Fitted Contact Lenses By appointment only 399-6256 Closed Sun. and Mon. Lindalc Plaza Ellis Medalist for the weekend event was Mrs. George Shimck. Winners in low net play were: Mrs. Forest Ains- worlh and Mrs. Russell Braley, first flight, and Mrs. John Jacobs Mrs. Richard Nor- ton, second flight. Mrs. Morris Hunt won the pro prize. Mrs. Braley and Mrs. Hunt had bir- dies. Twin Pines Twenty-two golfers par- ticipated in Sunday's twilight game. Barb Tennessen and Ted Campbell were awarded prizes. Carl Badger and John Hand had birdies and Norris Hunt sank an.approach. Mr. and Mrs. Don Gibbs were hosts at Leonardo's after the game. Town House Medalist with 31 playing in team match play Monday was Mrs. Marvin Martin. Mrs. Gary Lyman had a hole-in-one and low putts. Mrs. James Sullivan also had low putts. Approaches were sunk by Mrs. Donald Ament and Mrs. Robert Robinson. Team winners were a three-way tie between the Grasshoppers, the Club House Gang and the Streakers. Elmcrest Junior Thirty girls participated in junior girls golf Monday. Winners were: Nine-hole Nell Sullivan with Kellie Lala, runner-up; five-hole Marna White with Molly Dwiggins, rur.ner-up, and. three-hole, Missy Young with Kelly Galiher, runner-up. Jones Junior Fourteen girls participated in play Monday at Ellis park. Tying for medalist honors were Barb Feckley, Ann Stolba and Kathy Terrace. Winners in "Bingo, Bango, Bongo" play were: Susan 7vacek and Lorene Kuehl. Susan TraZvC-r had low putts. Play will be held at Ellis at next week. Twin Pines Junior Medalist honors went to Lisa Griffin Monday. Six-hole winner was Christi Thomas and four-hole winner was Taml Thomas. Scorers were Mrs. Neil Thomas and Mrs. Bert Hoffman. 'Uncomfortable' In Woman's Job TACOMA. Wash. (AP) Richard Patterson admits to being uncomfortable in his new role. He's been named acting coordinator of the women's studies program at Tacoma Community college. Patterson, already a coun- selor, says he took the added job "because we haven't got enough funds at this point to hire a woman." He says there has been a positive side to his new role he's become more aware of the reasons for the feminist movement. Horse Talk Teleoholo Queen Elizabeth appears to be talking to the horse ridden by the Duke of Edinburgh, as she takes the salute during the trooping of the Colour ceremony at the Horseguards parade. The event took place last weekend in London. Boyies-Smock Vows Are Said HOPKINTON United Methodist church was the set- ting for the marriage of Miss Karen Boyles, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Boyles, and Bradley Smock, son of Mrs. Jaleen Fassbinder of Gutten- berg and the late Bentley Smock. The Rev. Paul Figge performed the ceremony at Friday. The bride wore a princess- style gown of light blue crepe Duggan-Smith Vows Spoken NASHUA The Rev. H. L. Hinds performed the ceremony Sunday which united in marriage Miss Maureen Frances Duggan, 1817 Central drive SW, and Randy E. Smith, 2922 0 avenue NW. The ceremony, which took place at the Little Brown church, was followed by a reception at the home of the bride's parents. Parents of the bridal couple are Mr. and Mrs. James P. Duggan of Fairfax and Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Smith of Hemet, Calif. Attending her sister as maid of honor was Patricia Duggan and best man was Reggie Smith, the bridegroom's brother. The bride has been employed by the Linn county day care center and the bridegroom by the Campbell Soup Co. They will reside ul the Central drive address. M ProteetiorT- Satisfaction We start with a complete evaluation to rioter "nine your need. Then we help select the aid that's right for you. Choose from a complete line of Zrmith instruments priced from 185.00 to 1390.00.1" The price in- cludes all thf; consultation and after- purchasr; adjustments necessary to i.oinplcli; satisfaction. Batteries for all makr-s of hoarinq aids ftuilllty in Ilift niinw in> Medical Arts Surgical Supply 2740 First Ave. NE 364-4136 STORE HOURS! 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday thru Friday. Saturday Mourn 8 a.m. to Noon with pinafore ruffles edged in lace. A white hat with a blue lace-edged veil completed her ensemble and her flowers were pink roses and white pompons in a colonial bouquet. Mrs. Carolyn Paul of Cedar Rapids attended as matron of honor and Barb Smock, sister of the bridegroom, was brides- maid. Each wore a blue gown of flocked floral sheer styled similarly to that of the bride. Their headpieces were blue hats with white ribbon trim and each carried a basket of white pompons. Flower girl was Karla Jean Bnyles, sister of the bride. Randy Pfister was best man and Rick Schmidt, grooms- man. Serving as ushers were David Boyles, a brother, arid Dick Krapfl. A reception was given after the ceremony at the church. The bridal couple will make their home in San Antonio, Texas, where the bridegroom is in military service with the air force. SISTER VISITS WITH MRS. WILLIAM NEFF Mrs. William Neff, 2110 D avenue NE, is hostess to her sister, Mrs. Frank Fishborn.of Pasadena, Calif., who arrived Sunday for a month's visit. She- will also be visiting with her brother, Joseph Skala, 719 Thirty-second street SE. By Abigail Van BurfD DKAH ABBY 1 dropped out of high school lu be married. 1 am now 30, divorced and have three children. We are totally dependent un welfare If 1 went to work 1 could earn an hour as a motel maid, but here is my dilemma: I at- tend (but am not enrolled in) the poetry workshops of two colleges in my city. My teachers say 1 am very talented and they urge me to slay with writing poetry. I have been published in some of the best literary magazines in the na- tion and have had some very encouraging letters from edi- tors, although they haven't paid me anything. My ambi- tion is to become a major poet. I have spent two years in therapy, but 1 can't psycho- analyze away my need In write poetry. Now 1 must make a choice between my children's phys- ical needs and what my family calls my "selfish ambition." 1 welcome your advice. POOR, SCORNED AND TORN DEAR P.S. AND T.: Since you arc able to work I think you should get olf welfare. Thus far your poetry has netted you only son-edible letters of en- couragement. I advise you lo get a paying job and write poetry in your spare time. DEAR ABBY: I am a sailor who will be going on leave soon. I expect to be met at the airport by my parents and my girl friend. My problem is I don'l know whose arms 1 should go to first. It will be a year and six months since I have been home. You always say to put your mate above all others because your mate will be your lifelong companion. Well, I am not married yet, but I think my girl friend will expect me to go to her first and my mother will expect me to go to her first. I love them both very much and wouldn't want to hurt either one, so whose arms do you recommend? SAILOR DEAR SAILOR: Since you aren't married yet, I'd suggest you greet mother first. But once you take a mate, she comes first. Bridge The Shufflers Winners of the rubber bridge game played Monday at Noelridge Park Christian church were: North-south Mrs. Clyde James and Tail Cummins, first, and Mrs. W. E. Eyman and Mrs. Charles Fitzgerald, second; east-west Mrs. Dick Grodt and Mrs. Robert Dreckman, first, and Mrs. Ralph Smith and Mrs. Mary Earley, second. Over-all winners were Mrs. Grodt and Mrs. Dreckman. The next game will be played at 9 Mon- day at the church. West Side Club Winners of the Mitchell movement game played Sun- day at at Welly-Way were: North-south Mrs. L.W. Busby and George Alberts, first, and Mr. and Mrs. Howard Wilfong, second; east- west Bruno Rinas and Joe Rinas, first, and Mrs. Thomas Mullin and Mildred McCray, second. The next game will be played Thursday at at Welty-Wav. BUY 'EM BY THE BAG! Buy 10 Getl FREE! THtW BY Ttlfl BAIi Take the family to That's whore thn good things arel 193642nd St. N.E. CEDAR RAPIDS 913 S. llth St. Grand, MARION
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