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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 28, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa * N Washington Pre-Prom Fun Vicki Uteri, 3860 Tomahawk Trail SE, left, was hostess at a pre prom party Saturday evening for Washington high school students. She and Laura Scott, 304 Linden Trail SE, right, co-hostess, greet their escorts Jim Williams, 2102 Fifth avenue SE, and Doug Dunek, 728 Thirty-sixth street NE. Ga:p*fp dHo»o bv John Mciv< Indira Gandhi Defends Tests Following Western Criticism NEU YORK (AP) - India s Primo Minister Indira Gandhi has assorted that ‘'our neighbors need have no fear" despite her country's explosion of a nut It ar dev ice last week ‘There is a difference between a nuclear country and a nuciear-weapons country." Mrs Gandhi said in an interview published in the c urrent issue of Newsweek magazine. “We are not a nuciear-weapons countr' VV t* don't have any bombs. We don't intend to use this knowledge or this power for any tither than peaceful purposes ” Western Outrage Mrs Gandhi made the* com- J merits three day s after the blast had unleashed a wave of criticism and outrace in Western capitals Many critics charged India was spending money on nuclear tests while accepting millions in aid for its starv mg poor But the prime minister insisted that “there was no foreign-exc hange expenditure There was no dependence on any other country" in developing the (lev ice. The comment appeared particularly aimed ut Canada which has protested that India used Canadian technology and expertise, provided to help develop peaceful uses of nuclear energy, to develop a bomb “Our real achievements usually go unnoticed." Mrs Gandhi said. “Hardly anybody drew attention to the effort we had to make last year in order to feed MO million people. In spite of a v cry c ritual situation we1 were able to avoid starvation deaths " India draws a distinction betwcen deaths from starvation and deaths from malnutrition. of which there are tens of thousands every year Mrs Gandhi also made these other comments — On relations with the Coifed States ' There unfortunately have* been some misunderstandings on the part of the C S administration, but I am very glad that these have been cleared up now Consequently. our relations are I rn pro v mg \\ e do attach a special importance to friendship vv itll the CS — On the Middle Cast “The increase in oil prices has affected our country as it has others But we have supported and continue to support the Arab cause because we consider it to be inst. and we also very strongly believe that the countries that produce the raw materials must get better prices." College Club Elects Officers Mrs W I. Barnard. I -A47 Bever avenue SF,, has been elected president of College club Flection was held during a 12 Til luncheon meeting Saturday at the Woman's club building Other elected officers are Mrs Henry Small, vice-president; Miss Agnes Bibbs, recording secretary, Mrs Alice Palmer, corresponding secretary, and Mrs Lewis Howard, treasurer Bridge Image Maligned Mrs Gandhi also complained that her country s image is often maligned India, she said. “is a favorite arid convenient whipping boy “At one moment, we are described as a soft state and a flabby democracy But simultaneously we are accused of being ruthless and tough, cynical and power-hungry Both images can I be true Mrs. Barnard Marion Club Mitchell movement winners in a game played Sat-ur-day at the YWCA were: North-south — Dr Beth Hatch and Dr ( lifford Hendricks, first, and doe Yerbick and Bruce Culbertson, second; east-west — and Mrs. Boyce McCray, first, and Mrs Richard Swar-zentruber and Phil Arnell tied with Tad Cummins and Keith Hanson for second Overall winners were Drs Hatch and Hendricks, first, and the McCrays, second. The next scheduled game will he played at 7 TO Wednesday at the YWCA West Side ( tub Winners in a Mitchell movement game played Sunday at Vlelty-Way were North-south — Dr I I Imoehl and (dayton Messman, first, and Mrs I. W Busby and Mrs George Alberts, second, cast-west — Mrs George Jenkins arid Mrs Nate Frink first, and M rs W 1111 a r 11 Cushing and William Wilde, second The next game will fie played at 7 JU Thursduv at Weltv-Wav R. L. Nelson Is Wed To Illinois Girl GLEN ELLYN. ILL - Miss Kristin Marie Martin of Evanston. UL. daughter of Mr and Mrs. Paul A Martin, East Aurora, N Y . and Robert L. Nelson, son of Mr and Mrs Robert ll Nelson. 2248 Meadowbrook drive SE. Cedar Rapids. Iowa. were married Saturday afternoon at 2 T0 The wedding ceremony was performed by the* Rev Gary Sattler and included a homily by th(> Rev James Duster of ( edar Rapids The home of Mr and Mrs Peter C. Morton. Glen Ellyn, aunt and uncle of the bride, provided the setting. The bride’s dirndl-style gown of dotted Swiss silk over flowered cotton was trimmed with lace and featured a plaid silk pinafore and a violet sash Her finger-tip veil was caught to a floral headpiece and she carried a colonial bouquet of assorted spring flowers Attending the couple were Miss Deborah Jane Martin. sister of the bride, and Janus ll Nelson, brother of the bridegroom Miss Martin wore an A-line gown styled with a heart-shaped neckline, short puff sleeves and a violet sash She wore a soft brim white cotton cloche hat and carried a bouquet similar to the bride's. A reception and buffet was given at H in the Morton home and was attended by all guests Parents of the bridegroom were hosts at a rehearsal dinner Friday at the Holiday Inn After a wedding trip to Ken tucky, the couple will reside at the Meadowbrook drive address for the summer The bride has be<*n employed by Rogers Park Prudential Savings & Loan Assn in Evanston and will lie a senior at Coe college this summer The bridegroom was graduated from Northwestern university. Evanston, where he affiliated with Phi Beta Kappa fraternity. He will be employed by the Cedar Rapids post office during the summer and will enter law school iii Chicago this fall NOW Members Call for Impeachment HOI STON. Lex.is ( NP) rile now president of the Na lienal Organization for Women (NOW ) says men have nothing to fear and everything to gain from the women s rights mnv colent “Men don’t have to be sue (‘ess objects any more,’’ Karen De Crow said Monday iii her acceptance speech as the head of the feminist group which claims JU.(KIO members Delegates in NOW s seventh conference ended a three-day meeting Monday by approving several resolutions, including one calling for the impeachment of President Nixon Lawyer. Author I )e ( row a S.v racuse. N \ lawyer, author and speaker who was elected on the third ballot late Sunday night, said *'women are entering the mainstream. My philosophy is to do it more rapidly.” “Gender should make absolutely no difference iii life." she said. “The movement has gone beyond women’s rights to human liberation." She said the proposed Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution is a means to an end Its main effect would be to make “thousands of anti-women laws unconstitutional.’’ sav ing women the necessity of testing them individually iii court On the issue of participation in NOW bv anti-abortionists. Do Crow said she did not believe there should be a purity test for pulling an organize turn “But I don’t think you can be a feminist and be against a woman’s right to abortion," she said Public Evidence The impeachment resolution said there is “substantial public es idence to President Nixon's participation in high crimes and misdemeanors.” It also said there is “substantial ev idence that he has obstructed the administration of justice and has repeatedly refused to comply with tin' requests of the house judiciary committee.’’ The resolution, which NOW spokeswomen said was approved by a unanimous show of hands and was met by applause, said Nixon “has unconstitutionally impounded funds appropriated by congress for programs iii education, child care, health and research which are vital to the needs of women and children.” Rape Laws Another adopted resolution called for a rev ision of present rape laws Ii said the current legal procedures “often contribute to the victim’s humiliation, stress and powerlessness About 1,6(10 delegates attended the conference AP Witeuho Karen De Crow, a lawyer from Syracuse, N Y,, delivers her acceptance speech after being elected president of the National Organization for Women Sunday. She defeated three other candidates in the hotly contested race. During its seventh annual convention NOW delegates also called for President Nixon's impeachment. Society for Women Features "mmmmt:.iiiiijiMTMi rn- mm mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm Golf Inter ! tub Mrs Allen Blank was medalist in the first round of tilt1 Cedar Rapids Marion Women s Golf Assn. inter-club play Friday at Twin Fines The Ellis park and Elmcrest Golf and Country club teams tied for first place with scores of JKH Indian Creek Countr. club was one stroke off with 387 Other competing trams and their scores were Squaw Creek. 389; Jones park. 399; Twin Fines. Jill; Cedar Rapids Country club. 411. and Northbrook. 4f>9 Sally Hansen/ S. G. Noeller Are Married BRID XL SHOWER GIVEN FOR MICHELE JOHNSON Miss Michele Johnson. July 13 bride-elect of Ronald M Dusterholts. was honored with a miscellaneous bridal shower given Saturday afternoon by Mrs. E. VV Johnson. 1033 Third avenue SIV Co-hostesses to the 14 guests were Mrs Roger Johnson and Miss Julie Johnson Farents of the engaged couple are Mrs Bonnie Johnson. 1007 Thirteenth street NWL and Mr and Mrs George Dus-terhofts of Des Moines V INTON — Marriage vows were exchanged Saturday during a 2 30 ceremony at First Christian church by Miss Sally Jane Hansen and Steven Gale Noeller Officiating was the Rev Charles Livingston Parents of the bridal couple are Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hansen and Mr and Mrs Gale Noeller, all of Vinton For her wedding, the bride selected a princess-style gown of peau de sole featuring a round neck and empire bodice. Her chapel-length veil was caught to a Camelot cap and she carried a colonial bouquet of yellow and white daisies and orange Woburn Abbey roses. Honor attendant was Sandy Radcliffe and bridesmaids were Cathy Rogers and Shorn Honkie They wore princess-style gowns of orange and yellow floral print polyester crepe fashioned with low round necklines and held baskets of yellow, orange and white daisies. Jim McNeal served as best man and groomsmen were Tom Monroe and Jim Thompson. I shers and candlelighter were Scott Hansen, the bride’s brother, and MikeSelken. Miss Susan Hansen, the bride’s sister, was personal attendant. Flower girl and ringbearer were Jacquelyn Flat berg and Jimmy McNeal Mr. and Mrs Delbert Selkcn of Cedar Rapids and Mr aiel Mrs (den Hansen, urn Ie*' and aunts of the bridal couple, wet e hosts at a reception * * * On return from a brief wed ding trip, the newlyweds will he at home in Vinton The bridegroom, a graduate of the I diversity of Northern Iowa, is presently employed by the I r buna Consolidated school system. The bride is employed by the Villager in Vinton. love ... a little assistance playing mini-golf. 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