This action might not be possible to undo. Are you sure you want to continue?
The Ced«r Rapids Gazelle! Sun., May 23, 1>78
THE PARAMOUNT THEATER for the Performing Arts, aging now, when it opened in 1928 was described by a business man of that day as excelling "Chicago, Los Angeles and Warren, Ohio, in beauty and skill in construction. A real lobby. A work of art." The Gazette for Aug. 26, 1928, carried an account of the lobby luncheon that served as the model for the one. served this week to kick off the renovation fund campaign for the theater, and included the comments of a number of the men attending the luncheon. The quote above was from Elmer A. Runkle, a familiar name in the city's history. Adolph F. Boyson was quoted as saying "It is by far the finest, most elaborate, and most tastefully decorated of anything 1 have seen in the state, or in the surrounding states." H. F. Suhdberg said "No need to Hock to Chicago and other places for entertainment." William S. Cadow said it was "The most beautiful theater in Iowa." Gus Worshauer said "Without exception the very finest I've seen in cities of this size in any state." The theater opened as the Capitol, and the luncheon was given by the theater management for' the Mercantile bureau of the.Chamber of Commerce. Accompanying the story was a large picture of the crowd, not unlike the one. on the picture page of last Friday's Gazette but taken toward the balcony'stairway instead of toward the, front en; trance. ,\ . • . We've got just one question. How did Warren, Ohio, get in that list? Could be that Warren, Ohio was well-known for its contributions to the arts about them. « OOO ...
Journey to . Respectable An Unknown Spy Story "Ghosts of the Assassins" by Ian Todd. E.A. Seemann PubArcfic Land. lishing, Inn $7.93.
"Journey Into Silence" by Jack Denton Scott. Reader's Digest Press. $7.93.
Stories of espionage and international intelligence activities are saturating the book market. "Ghosts of the AssasAppropriately termed a sins" is in many ways another "globehopper" and known for respectable spy story. his contagious wanderlust, What sets it apart is its hisadventurer Jack Scott has torical background and the once again succeeded in cap- way author Ian Todd ties his• luring a pure and remote re- tory to recent events. gion of the. earth in superb Todd"served in the British and picturesque style. intelligence service .during Offered the unique oppor- World war II and later as tunity to visit an Arctic lake Winston Churchill's personal hidden "from human contact bodyguard before taking up a for years, he couldn't resist career as a newsman and the venture. .The lake, on an writer. During his intelligisland north of Norway and ence career he served in . the-Arctic Circle, had been Southern Europe and .the obscured behind a Chinese Mideast, and he returned to Wall Front glacier for over a the Mideast as a journalist. dozen years. •" Part of Todd's formal ediica' A prominent break' in the. ^tion was at a< university in .'glacier made it, accessible 'Cairo, Egypt. again, .and .the ice-breaker .Todd draws on this Midketch,: "Hayella" was the .east background to bring a -vehicle whic'h carried Scott 'modern-day version of a heto' a spot so lovely and unpol- retical Moslem sect of terror— Gaiettc pt>oio bv Tom Mer'rvrtlon luted that it'almost "hurt to. ". Ists — the Hashishin (users ! : - . - , ; .-•'.',•'•• tjreathe the fresh air:" of hashish), or Assassins — Scott' shares his entire into a plot to devastate Paris, journey with the reader, London and New York with through the northern-most atomic bombs. Harriett Regan, 2010 Cach lane SW, (left) checks supplies while Nancy Hawkins, 3615 White villages of Norway where The Assassins, who the lives are controlled by. reader is led to believe do exOak road SE, watches. Mrs. Regan was honored Friday morning for'her 2,000 hours of volunteer months of light and darkness, ist as one of the strongest ele'service to Mercy hospital. "Volunteers honored for 1,000 hours included the Mmes. Larry Bjornsen, through waters adrift with ments of a loosely-knit interFORMER CEDAR RAPIDS resident Cecilia Kilger is F.H. Langfitt, William Kettlekamp, L.R.Kinsey, George Kiein,.Joan Poyneer, Robert Reid and Miss icebergs and the most severe national terrorist union, are making a splash these days In Southern California. currents of the world, and discovered in the advanced Mabel Wetzlel-. Sixty-four volunteers were presented with 100-hour pins. Mrs. Hawkins will be inAn »vid swimmer, Mrs. Kilger, 68, is a charter member past islands where rare ani- stages of their bombing plot. stalled as president of the auxiliary at the 9i30 board meeting. Tuesday at the hospital. Other offi. mals suggest the Cro-Magnon Only one,man, a renegade of the Penguin Swim club. Mrs. Kilger, now of Venice, Calcers are: Mrs. Donald Flynn, president-elect; Mrs. Philip Vesey, vice-president; Mrs. August Ceschin, era. , former intelligence operative if., Is one of the hearty breed of swimmers who likes to take recording secretary; Mrs. Gerald Shirk, corresponding secretary, and Mrs. John Cosgrove, treasurer. He- vividly presents the who has accidentally pene. a dip in the ocean year around. Even water temperatures of people, from the farmers and trated the terrorist society, Board members also will include Sister Mary Lawrence Hallagan, hospital administrator, and Sister SO (in Southern California, of course) don't deter her. simple nomads to scientists, has the means to stop the deOOO Mary Georgine Budke, director of volunteers. , miners, and sailors possess- struction. Todd purports' that the curing highly specialized knowlTHE CITY TRAFFIC department, in conjunction with rent Assassins, just as their edge. Eleventh century Iranian the start of paving work Tuesday on First avenue East, has "Journey Into Silence" is a predecessors, are extorting advised motorists "to avoid First avenue in 'its entirety" treasure chest of rare advenMiss Leslie Ann Smith of sis orchids and pink sweet- tures which include startling money and political power as during the construction period. ' they attempt to overturn the Coralville and Kevin Leslie heart roses. Good advice! However, Cedar Rapids' street system discoveries, breathtaking, world power structure. He Her attendants wore emSand of Iowa City were marpanorama, battles with' ice does his Jbest to forward his being what it is, that may require the'routing assistance of ried during a 2:30 ceremony pire gowns of polyester satin and whales, and hours of exa motor club. Saturday in . Westminster featuring standup collars, slit citing danger in a sea gone "a hypothesis that the Assassins are at the heart of modernPresbyterian church. Officiat- necklines and elbow-length little c/azy." First Lutheran church First avenue, the busiest street In Iowa, is the Ho Chi day terrorism, using real, puff sleeves. Each held a bouing was Dr. John P. Woods. provided the setting SaturMinh trail of Cedar Rapids. Avoiding it entirely $ good adScott has, with great elan, names and places to make quet of pink sweetheart rosThe bride is the daughter day afternoon at 2 o'clock For vice even when no construction is. going on. of Mrs. B.A. Smith, 1639 es, yellow daisies and blue logged virtually everything of the story more believable. the marriage of Miss CathBelieve it or.not, the premSo, the question is: Can you get from there to here and interest to a naturalist. For Park Towne court NE, and miniature carnations. leen Lynn Carlson of PhilaA reception for 250-guests an armchair Arctic adventure ise adds a new twist to the W. Howard Smith, 637 Staub stay away from First avenue? Motorists will learn that this delphia and -Dr. Harold R. court NE. Parents of the was given at Cedar Rapids' north. of Norway, "Journey well-worn spy story, and the "Bohman of Deptford, N.J.week. .bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Country club following the Into Silence" is second only, history lesson alone would The bride's father, Dr. OO.O to actually boarding the ' make a fascinating story.' ceremony. Robert Sand of Decorah. George Carlson, officiated "Havella." •* * * Linda Gisvold of Coralville with the Rev. Carl Malin ol THE MUCH MALIGNED U.S. postal system delivered a Cindy Lundlne Larry LocMwrt attended the bride as maid of Chicago assisting. On return from a wedding postcard to Cedar Rapids recently, but not without causing honor and other attendants trip to Wisconsin, Minnesota The bride .is the daughter a commotion among those who received It. were Robyn Sand of Decorah, and Canada, the newlyweds of Dr. and Mrs. Carlson, 2130 Bruce Stolba, who works In the platemaking departsister of the bridegroom; will reside "in Rockford, III, Blake boulevard SE. Dr. BohMrs. Bohman . Georgia Johnson of Lawton, where the bridegroom will man is the son of Mr. and ment of The Gazette, vacationed In Florida last month. Mrs. Raymond H. Bohman, followed the ceremony. FrI- Okla., and Mary Sue Koch of begin hjs family practice resiWhile in Silver Springs he sent a postcard to his fellow 1701 Carrousel drive SW. duy evening the bridegroom's Wamego, Kan. dency. He received his bacheworkers. Serving the bridegroom as lor's degree from.Luther colFor her wedding the bride parents were hosts at a reA few eyebrows were raised when it was noticed that selected an ivory knit gown heyrsa! dinner nt Cedar Rap- best man was David Haether lege and was graduated from of Iowa City and the couple's the University of .Iowa medistyled with a beaded wedding ids Country club. the postmark bore a 1975 date. Somehow the postmark that brothers, Warren Smith of cal college.' Mrs. Sand was alband collar, long fitted was used on April 30 of this year was dated April 30, 197S. Iowa City, Alan Sand of so graduated from Luther sleeves and shirred cris*** A clerk at the Silver Springs post office reports the The new Mrs. Bohmun at- Berkeley, Calif., and Daniel and has completed work in scross raised waistline. The postmarks are up to date now. She was unaware of the skirt extended into a chapel tended Auguslana college- Sand ofi Las .Vegas, Nov., physical therapy at the U. of backdated jrostcard and could not explain it other than to sweep. A silver Swedish wed- Rockford, Hi., and was gradu- were groomsmen. Seating I, She will be employed by ding crown held her tiered ated from the University of guests were Larry Lotscher Rockford Memorial hospital. say someone must have inadvertently used Ihe wrong date veil and she carried Son- Iowa. She has been attending of Iowa City; Doug Sand of that day. At least she hoped out loud that it was only that ja roses. Lutheran Theo log leal semi- Decorah, another brother, one day. Attending the bride as nary In Philadelphia and will and Jim Wehrenberg of Mad-' maid of honor was Mary Jo continue at Pacific Lutheran Ison, Wis. Also in the wed000 Bode of Cednc Falls. Brides- Theological semtnucy, Berke-. ding party were Peg Beatty CLARK FACKLER, 11, son of Mr. and Mrs. Warren maids were Sheryl Puls of ley, Calif. Dr. Bohman Is a and Kris Lerud. NIKON the' system chosen by more Facklef, 397 Forest drive SE, does not Intend any serious For 'her wedding the bride Mqrton Grovo, 111., and the graduate of Bethany college,1 competition with the post office, but he is still rather professionals than any other. NlKbride's sisters, Sue and Mary Lindsborg. Kan., and the Uni- selected a princess-style Carlson. The attendants wore versity of Oklahoma college gown of ivory polyester satin pleased with his newfound method of air mall. KORMAT the beginning of a 'great designed with a high collar, sleeveless blue gown's of medicine. The youth obtained a helium-filled balloon, addressed it system! Thur the lens metering, shutter marked at the waistlines by After July 1 the couple will Venise lace insert at the Uto himself and released it to the whims of (he upper atmoswrap-around sashes. Each reside in Oakland, Calif. Un- shaped neckline and long speeds from 1 to 1/1000 second plus phere. Less than a week later, he received n letter from Mr. held a Sonja rose. til thai time, they will make puff sleeves.* A mantilla, "B" and self timer. Dr. Fred B. Jordan of Okla- their home, at Deptford, edged with matchirig lace, and Mrs. Paul Slapleton of Clinton, III. The letter notified homa City served the bride- where Dr. Bohman is sta- completed her ensemble and Clark that his balloon had indeed been received — on the lier flowers were phnleonopgroom as best man. Dr. Boh- tioned with the nuvy. day following the day he sent it. man's brothers, Mark of The Stapletons included a map of the area about 200 Lindsborg, Kan., and Rolf, miles from Cedar Rapids where the balloon had descended, and Robert Hnbiger of Manw/SOmm Auto Nikar Unt hattan, Kan., were grooms- Heaviest Cat as well as some information on themselves and newspaper men. Greg and Mike Carlson, articles and pictures concerning Clinton. They wrote that The heaviest domestic cat America's best-known show biz brothers of the bride, seated known was named Gigi and Plus—FREE NIKORS OWNERS COURSE Clark's balloon had been discovered in a field in which Paul the guests. columnist does Sinatra his own way had been planting corn. The balloon was still inflated, but • A reception at the church weighed 42 pounds. -1 yr. subscription to "NIKON WORLD"' was no longer airborne. -LINN PHOTO'S FULL SERVICE WITH EVERY SALE 000.
tyercy Volunteers Honored
Miss Car/son Is Bride of Dr. Bohman
Leslie Smith Says Vows
by EaH Wilson
SEVENTY-SEVEN years ago Ronald Wellington measured up to a matchbox. Before you think we're being unkind, let us explain. Wellington, formerly of Cedar Rapids, now living in Glendale, Calif., celebrated his birthday Saturday, 77 years after coming into this world at a mere one pound. Mrs. Leonard Becicka, 2807 J street S\V, Wellington's cousin, said she can remember his mother saying he was comparable in size to a matchbox and was kept warm with a hot water bottle after being born with only the assistance of a midwife. It might encourage parents of other small children, she said, to know how long Wellington has lived. OOO NEITHER CAR was occupied in an accident last week in a parking lot at Kirkwood Community college, but there was something even more unusual than that. The two cars were owned by sisters. Susan Derr is Kirkwood's equal opportunity officer. Her sister, Barbara Drexler, teaches Kirkwood classes in English for the foreign-born. Barbara went to the campus Wednesday afternoon for a meeting and parked her car in a lot which was more than half full. When she left her meeting the car wasn't where she had left it. She eventually found it had rolled about 25 feet down an incline and run into a parked car, which turned out to be Susan's. Damage amounted to $70.
Stay Cool! and Pretty.1
In these fabulous easy care dresses and pant i» suits from our excellent Sfcx?~ selection!
Cool polyester fabrics and knits are your answer to warm summer days and evenings. And we have them in pretty prints and soft pastel colors. See them this week for sure. In Misses and half sizes.
The whole performance — it's oil here in this unauthorized biography; how Sinalio did it his way. Eatl Wilson knows Sinatra, his upi and his downs, batter than any other writer. He hat followed Sinatra's career closely from rho days of the skinny kid colled "The Voice" to the superstar's smart comeback in the mid-1970*. Sinatra's life and career hove hold constant mystery and fascination for millions of Americans. And now Wilson tells iho private ond public jlories of this ___ many-faceted chompxon crowd-pleaser; hit start with Tommy Dorsey, his rise to king crooner of Ihe bobby-soxers and la the top of the hit parade; affairs with Lona Turner ond others equally glamorous; hii marriages to Nancy Sinatra, Ava Gardner, and Mia Forrowf hit break with Hollywood; "the rat pock"; his politico) involvement with the Democrats; and personal involvement with Lauren Boca II; more politics with the Kennedys, the Reagons, Jhc Nixons, the Agnews; hit reputed ties with- the mob and the Vegas crowd; and the "unknown" Sinatra. EARL WILSON'S syndicated column reaches millions of readers of over 300 daily newspapers. He is the author of the best-selling Show Business Nobody Knows and Sftow fiuiinen laid Bare, has appeared on every major TV talk show, and has been reporting on show business celebrities and events since 1940. He knows all the Hollywood stories and all the stars.
* Special Offer *
w/Purdwwt of NIKKORMAT AND NORMAL LENS
VIVITAR 135mm/f 2.8
• Reg. Price $92.50 , list Prkt $126.50
ftlOOftAPHY/FlLM 6'/."x9W', 450-PAGES
WHEN YOU THINK OF BOOKS-THINK Bf SANFORD'S
OPEN J ».«. U 5 p.M. Daily Rww. • Inure. IN MARION 377-170S •• Matter Charge • BankAmvricard
Main Floor 3rd Av*. $.£.
M S p.m.
TOUR fULL SERVICE CAMERA STORE
This action might not be possible to undo. Are you sure you want to continue?
We've moved you to where you read on your other device.
Get the full title to continue listening from where you left off, or restart the preview.