Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - January 24, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
IO 1 hr Cedar Rapids Gazette: Thurs., Jan. 24. If»TI
By (jail Cooper
A standing-room-only crowd of over a thousand people crowded into Killian’s second floor for the bridal fashion show Wednesday evening to view the summer 74 gowns. The audience was literally all over the store — on the escalator, in the elevator and wherever they could fit in.
The theme for this show was “Diary of a Wedding”. Patty Thacker, Killian’s fashion coordinator, read the diary, which took a young lady from the day of her engagement to her wedding day.
Audience reaction to the color coordinated fashions was "overwhelming,” according to Becky Beasley, Killian’s bridal consultant. Emphasis this summer will be on the total look, featuring traditional white for the bride and coordinated colors for the bridegroom, attendants and mothers of the couple.
The bridal gowns are not all white, however. A popular gown is of candlelight, or off-white with attendants’ gowns of a corresponding off-white floral design. Fabrics are sata peau, chiffon, organza, English net trimmed with Venise lace and maracaine, an extremely comfortable, wearable fabric.
Bridegrooms will wear tuxedos of various colors: Apricot, navy, orchid, yellow, gray, white, candlelight, blue
I.featured in WM,,,, 2>,
Self-Examination, Best Weapon
Aqainst Cancer; Fear, Its Al y
^ ..a,Mrs Owen calks
F-ashions in Killian s bridal show Wednesday evening are modeled by, from left, Miss Nancy Balsiger, 225 Sixteenth street SE, a navy blue and white cotton voile gown with a pink satin ribbon at the waist;
Peter Gasper, jr.,
1882 Ellis boulevard NW, in a white tuxedo trimmed in black velvet; Miss Laurie Spaight, 1626 Park Towne lane NE, in the bridal gown of English net, and Mrs. Charles Smith, 1717 C avenue NE, a hot-pink, V-neck gown of polyester.
Gazette photo by Duane Crock
will also be worn.
Bridesmaids will wear that correspond to the grooms: Solid colors, printed voiles, polyester flocked prints with circular ruffles, open necklines, halter-type gowns, sleeveless or short-sleeved. Buyers have kept in mind that young women want dresses that can be worn again and again.
Halter-type designs are in demand this season not only for the bridesmaids
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Society T OI
Joffrey Ballet Leaves Iowans Warmed
Reception To Honor Roger Midthuns
VINTON - Mr. and Mrs. Roger L). Midthun will be honored at a wedding reception Sunday at the Fireman’s hall in Garrison. Hosts for the occasion from 2 to 4 are Mr. and Mrs. William F. Readnour of Garrison.
Roger D. Midthun and the former Linda S. Readnour exchanged marriage vows Saturday morning during a 10:30 ceremony in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Lerch of Vinton. Magistrate Wendell Ewards officiated. Parents of the bridal couple are Mr. and Mrs. Readnour, Garrison, and Mrs. Lloyd
By Judy Ryan
Women are said to have an advantage over men where cancer is concerned. It may seem unusual to look at the serious disease from a incitive point of view, but facts needn’t always be presented in a fearful light. This was the approach taken at a presentation on breast and uterine cancer given at the Health Awareness luncheon Wednesday noon at the YWCA.
Sarah Owen, a representative of the American Cancer Society, gave a commentary and showed two films on the forms of cancer most common among women. The advantage mentioned above lies in the fact that when they are detected early, breast and uterine cancers are almost HK) percent curable. The important thing is to be educated — to know what to look for and how to receive and perform your own examinations, she said, and used the films to demonstrate.
The film “Breast Cancer: Where We Are”, begins with the premise that the aura of mystery surrounding the female body has only recently been lifted enough to allow frank and open discussions.
More than 70,000 women are expected to have breast cancer during the coming year. Of these, 31,000 may die. One of every 15 girls born this will have cancer some time in her life, according to tatistics.
The best weapon against eedless death from breast sneer is monthly self-ex-mination. The film empha-zed that fear is cancer’s
ally. Actually, the vast major tty of lumps found are not cancerous, but a physician is the only person who should decide on their nature. Although breast cancer is uncommon to women under age 35, no woman should consider herself immune.
Information on breast sell -examination is readily available from the Cancer Society and from physicians. Mrs. Owen pointed out that on tirst examination, most women will undoubtedly find some lumps and thickenings — they are glands that belong there. The important thing is to look for change — something you may detect that you hadn’t noticed in a previous examination. Perhaps a lump has grown or a thickening has moved to a different position. Only a monthly examination will accurately reveal these changes.
..The second film, “For a Wonderful Life”, emphasized the importance of the yearly Pap test. Uterine cancer is easy to detect in early stages and is nearly IOO percent curable. All age groups beyond puberty are susceptible. Cancer of the cervix is more common to women before menopause, cancer of the uterus itself is more frequent afterwards.
It is amazing that only 25 percent of the women in the U.S. have regular Pap tests. Deaths from the disease could virtually Im* eliminated if all women were to take the simple examination.
Pap tests can even detect cells in a pre-cancerous state,
offering what Mrs. Owen “marvelous protect ion women. A pre cancerous con dition can be detected months, even years, before cancer exists.
Following the film presentations, Dr. Joseph dalles an swered questions of women in the audience. He reemphasized the value of the cancer tests. "You take iou of your end of health protection and your doctor will take care of his.”
Malignant lumps in breasts, he said, are unfortunately nut the painful ones. So a woman should not think that the absence of pain means everything is all right. And, in the case of uterine cancel, it urn waits for visible signs, such as vaginal bleeding, to appear, t?ic cancer may have already reached the incurable stage.
Women who have had hysterectomies should still have regular Pap tests according to Dr. dalles. Though the occurrence of uterine-type cancer is rare after hysterectomies, it is still possible.
“Cancer scares the daylights * out of people,” he a cl d e d , “but, tremendous strides have been made. Education is very important. You have to know when to go to the doctor.”
Groups interested in showing these films may contact the local American Cancer Society office.
The next Awareness luncheon will be concerned with heart problems and is scheduled next Wednesday noon at the YWCA.
By Los Zacheis
The City Center Joffrey Ballet closed a three-night stand Wednesday night at Handier auditorium before another virtual sell-out house. .Judging from the response. Eastern Iowans really
needed the ballet series to bring a burst of warmth to relieve the
but the rigorous Iowa winter, mothers as well. Colors coordin- Wednesday’s audience appeared to bt the most responsive of ated with the bridal party in-j the three houses, applauding generously many of the individual elude orchids, blues, yellows’dance routine bits. A clue to this rapport may be found in the and pinks. As with the brides-! familiarity of the Johann Strauss music of the opening work . . . maids’ gowns, mom’s gown is “Kettentanz".
designed to be worn several The solitary solo number was Raph s musical score was a sen-
times. I by Gay Wallstnom a pretty bal- suous and enhancing accompa-
Short sleeves and sleeveless Henna who exuded grace and niment. iHe also w rote the
gowns will be very popular in beauty. music for Monday night’s
the summer heat. The audience Emotional "Trinity”.)
appeared somewhat relieved to The second presentation was Sledgehammer
be getting away from the long the “Moor’s Pavane" with The pas de deux by the nup-
sleeves for a change. music by Henry Purcell. This tial couple included a sensa-
Topping off the show was a was the same mime of marital tional elevation. This was set to
final scene of a wedding. It was tragedy that was presented at a segue by a six piece rock .... „ , _ ..
so realistic that tears were Handier by Rudoff Nureyev and combo in the pit. However only HICKIE SCHROEDER.. J I rger o Cedar Rapids,
noted in the eyes of the “bride”, the National Ballet of Canada five were to be heard. A drum- HONORED AT SHOWER
Miss Laurie Spaight, who is.last March. Christian Holder, mer, who's sole dynamic ap- Mrs. Kratg Krcvmann, 3210 vini(L7L>rr'thV'hrirtl.S'is'’emn
actually to be married this sum-, who gave such a splendid per- feared to be "cadence de Carri drive sw entcr(amed t Mawke e Raring
mer. formance Tuesday, repeated sledgehammer , was successful , , , , >: nawAcye n«iuiig
--with another stellar role. He in completely drowning out an at a bndal showcr &,ven recent- News. The bridegroom is an
HOMEMADE TOUCH was superb in the role of the enthusiastic but abortive effort ^ for Miss Vickie Schroeder, employe of the John Deere trac-
In a pinch try a store-bought "Moor”, giving a portrayal of ill by a flute player, even though Feb. 23 bride-eiect of Steven tcr works in Waterloo,
pie with a homemade touch, suppressed volcanic emotion. |the instrument was amplified Kriz. He is the son of Mr. and yf \rs u n
Serve mince pie with a brandy The evening closed with a The Joffrey company opens a Mrs. Vernon Kriz, 2415 Wilson . * " , ‘ ‘ . ~ or*
butter cream. Beat li cup soft contemporary work. Sacred three-performance stand at C. avenue SW. Co-hostesses to the e£an,|)n e Hon and
butter, Va cups powdered Grove on Mount Tamalpais No Y. Stephens auditorium in Ames 30 guests were Mrs. Gary enlargement ot May Drug
sugar, I tablespoon cream and 2 forestry was in evidence, but this weekend. The orchestra Schroeder, Mrs. Donald Avis 215 Second
tablespoons California brandy the pas d’action suggested a from the Handier pit, composed and Mrs. Arnold Elater. Miss ' 1 In u lar '^ptos.
until smooth. Heat the pie so sort of fertility rite. A scrim entirely of Iowa City musicians, Schroeder is the daughter o f
sauce melts slightly when was employed to give an eerie will accompany the troupe to Mrs. Robert Mayer of Betten
served. effect for an introduction. Alan Ames to play ‘.he performances, dorf
Coeds Advertise for Husbands
MOUNT PLEASANT, Midi. I tor and Kathy Hauxwell, all sen-
(UPI) - After spending nearly ^ from Ulkc 0l ion-four years in college and not Shortly after the advertise-
ment appeared, they received 19
. , „ years in college
Winners in a Mitchell move- .. ,. , , ,
meat game played Wednesday tlndlnS a husband' as "*•*“' calls. at the YWCA were: North-south °nl to do, four Central Michigan ..„-e are se„jng Up appoint-— Mrs. Charles Leipold and university coeds decided to ad- ments and are going to question Mrs. Frank Zeman, first, and vertise for mates. an the applicants and then go
Mrs. Mel Smoker and Howard “We came to college to find from there,” said ML«s Rupert.
a husband and we have only 15;4 ‘ W e aren’t interested in
weeks left to hook one,” said whether they are rich or any-
Nate Frink, first, and Mrs. Laurie Rupert. “So, we took out thing like that. We are just look-
James Smittkamp and Mrs. J. the ad in the paper to see if it ing for eligible bachelors who
D. Schultz, second. There will would help us in our search.” are our type.” be no game played .Saturday xhe ad was placed Wednesday
due to the Cedar Rapids sec- jn the student newspaper—Cen- Include the price for faster
tral Michigan Life—by Miss Ru- results when you advertise in
Wilfong, Mrs. W.
second; east-west — E. Eyman and Mrs.
at the Mon-
Lovell of Vinton and the late
Richard Midthun ^'ant ac*s seek out seHers
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