THE ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS Abilene, Texts, Sunday Morning, July 17, INI FOR FASHION LUNCHEON -- A collarless coat with scarf and toque of Texas lamb and a ruana designed to be worn as a coat will be modeled by Mrs. Pat Dunagin at the Abilene Woman's Club buffet luncheon Friday. Betty Hughes, Reporter-News Woman's Editor, will preview fall fashions. Mrs, Duriigan, Mrs. H, E. White Jr. and Mrs. Robert 1 Shackelford will model Doreia Originals fall line and Clinton Hamilton's jewelry. Buffet will be served at 11:30 and the program at 12 noon. (Staff 'Photos by Don Blakley) Becky Ripley Wed To Bob Bearden Becky Lynn Ripley, daughte of Mr. and Mrs. James L. Rip ley, 3497 S. 7th, became bride of Bob Olen Bearden o Rankin Saturday evening a Highland Church of Christ Wallace Bullington read vows Parents of the bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Bear den of Rankin. Music was presented by a Abilene Christian College cho rus with soloists, Sondra Sprad ley and Bill McCook. Maid of honor was S h a r o Salhaney. Bridesmaids w e r Jean Thomas, Karon Salhaney and Mrs. Larry Walker of Aus tin. Junior bridesmaid w a Bonnie Bearden of Rankin, sis ter of the bridegroom. Cindy Bagby of Dallas wa flower girl. Best man was J. W. Bales Groomsmen were Tommy Wil son, Kenneth Hogan, J i m m j Hodgin and Donny Flemminj of Dallas. Ushers were Steve Ripley brother of the bride, Bill Bear den of Rankin, brother of the bridegroom, Jerry Carter, am Jacky Yarbrough. The bride, given in marriage by her father, wore a silk or ganza gown accented with }earls and reembroidered alen con lace. The "A" line skirt featured appliques of lace and a wat teau train. Her veil of French DEAR ABBY: Our son, whO; I am-the eldest daughter and] My oldest brother called Papa[adoptive parents have both served with the Marine Corps mJMama called me and told me to! and asked what he shouid tell!passed away but mv real moth- PAmc, OFlrl rrof nor*. Oc* T5orii ! J i J Â· A H U L I I Viet Nam, came home last |come and get her as Papa (moved to a motel and she wasn't people. Papa said, "Tell them DEAR ABBY: What do you think of parents who have decided to call it quits after 511 years of marriage? They have four married children, thirteen grandchildren, and three great- grandchildren. They were never exactly lovebirds, but it never came to a r'eal separation be-j fore. month. As you can imagine. Donjg 0 j ng ( 0 say ] n y le ^ iOUse a j one I've entered my second child- was pretty well tuckered out, so It - s | een t f iree davs and Papa hood and I have the measles!" Â·Â» " i i Â· 1 / i T _ ^ _ _ w .7 * I Then he slammed down the tele- jphone. What should we tell people, and how can we get them back together? EMBARRASSED DEAR EMBARRASSED: Papa's explanation will do. Tell them nothing. "Love" will find a way. DEAR ABBY: I was born 35 years ago in a midwestern state at a home for unwed mothers. As an infant I was adopted by a wonderful couple, and we moved away. This fall my husband and I are planning a vacation to the midwest and find we will be near the city-of my birth. My he just sat around the house is still noled up in " the moteL resting and getting used to civil-1 ian life again. He also taught' our parakeet how'to swear. Now, fun is fun, .but y o u j should hear what he taught thatj j bird to say! What if the preach-1 ; ' er drops in one Sunday after-| noon? Â· .i DON'S MOTHER DEAR MOTHER: Gel anotlfcr parakeet and teach it how to"! pray for the one that swears. er is still living. I have full information on how to reach her. Being a woman, I am naturally curious. I have not decided whether I would meet her face to face and identify mj'- self, or whether I would arrange to meet her without letting her barrassment, I advise you to forget the whole thing. It would hardly be worth the risk to merely satisfy your curiosity, CONFIDENTIAL TO SEP TEMBER BRIDE: If you are concerned only with what you will your marriage will fail. You know who I was. Or should n' ma y never be divorced, but your marriage will fail never- LaNITA AKINS vows planned Aug. 20 Miss Akins William. Linda Wade ODESSA -- Mr. and Mrs. Warren E, Akins have announced the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, LaNita, to Charles William Bovd, son of Mr. and Mrs. Milton Crosby Boyd, 2817 S. Willis, Abilene. The wedding will be Aug. 20 at St. Paul Presbyterian Church. Miss Akins is a '65 graduate of Permian High School and attended Odessa College. Her fiance is also a Permian High School graduate, attended Hardin - Simmons University and Odessa College. He is employed by Universal CIT in Pecos. MERKEL (RNS) - Linda Kay Wade, daughter of Mrs. Sycaal V. Wade, a n d the late Mr. Wade, and Wesley Evan Attavvay, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Attaway of San Angelo will be married Aug. 27 at the Assembly of God Church. The" bride-elect is a 1965 graduate of Merkel H i g h School and attended San An- geÂ«!o Junior College this year. The bridegroom - elect is a 1964 graduate of San Angelo High School and is attending San Angelo Junior College. just forget the whole thing? _ I have no intention of intruding on her life or causing her ajny uthappiness., pr^,enabarrass- ment 'Perhaps 'yoiT or one" of of your readers who have experienced? something like this 'can help me decide. Â· s JUST CURIOUS DEAR CURIOUS: If you sincerely wish to cause your real mother no unhappiness or em- theless. Problems? Write to Abby, Box fOO, Los 'Angeles, Calif., 60069. For a personal reply, inclose a stamped, self - addressed ehve- Hate to write letters? Send SI to Abby, Box 69700, Los Angeles,. Calif., 90069, for Abby's booklet, "How to Write Letters for All Occasions." illusion was caught to a tiara of lace and seed pearls. She carried stephanotis, orchids and English ivy. Attendants wore maize dotted swiss gowns edged with lace and ruffles. Their sheath skirts had velvet ribbon streamers in back. Veils were held by flower hats. They carried English ivy and chiffon daisies. Reception was in the church fellowship hall. Following a trip to Brownwood Lake the couple will be at home at Rankin. A 1964 graduate of Abilene High School, the bride attended Abilene Christian College a n d Texas Technological College. A graduate of Abilene High School, the bridegroom attended Texas Tech where he was a member of the varsity football squad and the Double "T" Association. He is employed by the Union Texas Petroleum Co. in Rankin. Parents of the bride and bridegroom hosted the rehearsal dinner at Casey's Little Red Barn. . . . portrait by Worthy Lang Studta MRS. BOB OLEN BEARDEN . . . formerly Becky Lynn Ripley ideolect, Carol Ann Banks, bride-elect of Lt. James Marion Wright. U. S. Army, was given a bridal ea Saturday in the home of VIrs. E. L. Ferebee, 1826 S Willis. Receiving guests were t h e )ride - elect and her mother, Mrs. W. D. Banks, her fiance's Tiother, Mrs. Walter W. Wright, and grandmother, Mrs. M. J. Wright. Hostesses were Mrhes. Free Cihlberg. Don McMillon and Robert Ferebee. Assisting in erving were Mrs. W. E. Lowry and Mrs. Troy Haney. Karen ue Wright, sister of the fiance, egistered guests. Debbie Banks ister of the bride - elect, show- 1 # fts - ' "",' : : :..:!...,..,' ',.,,'.,". Misr Banks wore a 5 pink linen dress with a v white lace4oaE 3fsJ ' iO 3Julfl6 servingMtablenvas ted with iwhite linen and lace loth and centered with pink arnations and white stock. The. couple will be married uly 30 inihe Dyess Air Force ase Chapel. new DECORATOR STUDIO at your service Located between draperies and carpets In our new Home Center! Meet Billie Kemletz, Studio Coordinator who will help you with any decorating problem, whether \ it..be-;a corner grouijji.ng or^an entire * ':.rkjrne %4n \ Â£,iHu Vl Ode, only! i ALTMAN'S BIG JULY CLEARANCE SALE All Summer Dresses and Accessories it's the tatk of the town -- for Values --Â· for Wide Selection for Nationally Advertised Brands, Hurr/ in for Yours 3 Big Racks Extra Specials 3Â°Â°-5 00 JO 00 Better Dresses ---Good selection in most all sizes -- Whipped Creams, Arnel Jersey, Etc. Were to 39.95 10.-14"24 95 Â· Swim Suits--Entire Stock Robilee and Sea Nymph Were 9.95 to 20.00 Now 6.95 to 12.95 Â· Hand Bags--All white and bone bags included. Sale 1.98 to 5.95 plus tax Â· Lcy-A-Way Sale--Fur Trimmed Coats--Tailored Coats -- Double Knits. Special July Values --- A Small Deposit Will Hold in Lay-A-Woy. ALTMAN'S lunch at "La Fuente" our new restaurant, 2nd floor. 4th Oak 5-PC. 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