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Dear Abby: Sis's Steady Objectionable ABIGAIL VANBUREN DEAR AB6Y My Utter, who is a very attractive 47-year-old single woman, has been going with the same ^S^oW man for Ifi yean! He openly dates others, and my sitter puts up with He is a divorced man who plays the field, and he has convinced my sister that marriage at his age is a bummer and that all men need variety. Our whole family has tried to make her see how foolish she is to waste her ttinem him, but she insists she him and is satisfied with ttHnp m they Â·re. She could e** gÂ«t ttmeoa* eke, but she won't look at anothar man. What is wrong with mis dummy? And how can I convinceher to break off with this heel? PROBLEM SISTER DEAR SISTER: Tfce aaa to ap ptveBtty ataytBf it stnafkt wttk yew sMer so wayta fee a "heeT? And if year is saddle* to g* ale* wttfc tMnp as fey are, wfcy to she a "fenny"? to live acewdtaf to yew values -- not Â·en. It's her life, and sne has a right to live it as she sees fit. Get off terbeck. DEAR ABBY: My father was a very successful businessman, and my mother came into a large inheritance soon after Daily Calendar ALL organizations in Raleigh County -- including social, civic, government and business -^ are invited to use this column to announce ^J^rr^ #**"*' meetings. Call or mail your announcement to TRENDS, Beckley Post-Herald (253,3321, ext. 87) before 5 p.m. Advance notices will appear as space permits. \ ... TODAY Uve Wiw Savings Ctab, home of Mis. Tom EcboH, 203 Westmoreland St., 7p.m. . Senior Ufher Board, Ebeneaer Baptist Oiurch, Easter pageant "He Li Risen" cancelled indefinatety. l ~ ^~ Men's Cnoms of Ebeneier Baptist Church, rehearsal, at church, 7 p;m. Friendship Social Hub, home of Mrs. Ernest Tanks, 127 Cannaday St., 7:30 p.m. ' ' ., Men's Chorus of Central Baptist Church, rehearsal, at church, 7 p.m. Royalty Social qub, hostess Vanessa Price, 307 Gregory St., 6 p.m SATURDAY Alpha Zeta Zeta Chapter, Zeta PM Beta Sorority, TV Lanes, Oak Hill, 2p.m. King Hiram AMff Lodge 25, initiation, Masonic Han, South Fayette St., 8p.m. Beckery Pinochk Bugs, home of Evelyn Stokes, Mount Hope, 7:30 p.m. Graduation Square Dance, caller Keith Reppeto -all area dancers invited, Community Room on Prince Street, 8-11 p.m. Momudn State CB QÂ«b, regular meeting, clubhouse atCrow, 7:30 p.m. her mamage. They were regarded as 'hi|h society," yet I was coattantly beaten, kicked and brutally mistreated all through my childhood. To this day I have a senu-crippled hand as a result of the batterings I received as a child. Today I am 30, happily married with two children of my own. Long ago I broke off all relations with my parents as I could never forgive them for the way they treated me as a child. My wife is urging me to make friends with my parents who are now in their 60s, have begged to see their grandchildren and repeatedly asked us to visit them. I want nothing to do with them. Most recently they have dangled a large inheritance in front of us. My wife thinks I'm crazy to pass up this fortune. She wants me to forgive and forget. I can't seem to convince her that I can't forget what they put me through and want none of their handouts now. Am I wrong. PÂ«gÂ»9 W.V*., FriUy Moraine, April Â«, DEAR LONG: Your feeling! of resentment are vndersttndable. However, if you want no part of a prospective "large taheritree" for yoonetf, yon matt consider it for your wife and chlMrea. Aad for them, if not for your parents, letting bygone* be bygones would seem to be a timely compromise. Correction The name of Linda Webb, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Robert Webb of Gten Daniel, was oramitted from the outline under the picture of Daughters of the American Revolution's Good Citizens in Thursday's PostHerald. Miss Webb, a senior at Trap Hill High School, was chosen by faculty and students at her school for character, scholastic achievement and community service. EASTER GREETINGS from the ol' rabbit himself were in order Wednesday at Pine Lodge Extended Care Center as the Welcome Wagon Club of BecWey brought Easter to patients there. Patients Arthur Aknuston (left) and Grace Allen (riÂ«ht) are greeted by the bunny and his little friend Brigitte Kovacevich. In the background are members of the Welcome Wagon Club. Post-Herald Photo by Bonnie Bolden Raleigh General Hospital Announces Births Maynor Residents Report Trips, Visitors MAYNOR (RNS) - Miss Betty Jane Brown and her nephew and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Steven Riddle, and baby Sonya Am, all of North RidgeviUe, Ohio, visited in the home of Miss , Brown's mother, Mrs. Dorothy Brown of Maynor and Mr. and Mrs. Edra Sweeney of Prosperity. --Guests over the weekend in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Till Smith of Sweeneysburg were their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Jenkins of Tampa, Fla. They also visited her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. David Smith and children of Maynor. --John (Ricky) Smith has returned to his Maynor home from the University Hospital in ChartottesvUle, Va.. where he underwent surgery last week. --Visiting over the weekend in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Painter were her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Yancey and children, Susie and Timmie, of Amherst Ohio. --Mr. and Mrs. John B. day and daugher Anna have returned to their home hi Earline, Ken.; after visiting hi the home of his mother, Mn. Marie Adkins of Maple Fork. Also visiting over the weekend in the Adkins' home was her daughter, Mrs. Frances Elder, of Silver Grove, Ken., and Mrs. Frances Evans of Maynor. --Mrs. Ann Smith has returned to her home in Maynor after visiting in the home of Mr. and Mn. Gtennis Horn in Worrenton, Va. She was accompanied there by her mother-in-law, Mrs. Garnet Smith. They also visited in the homes of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Horn of Vienna, Va.: Mr. and Mn. Ronald Haylman of Marshall, Va.: Mr. and Mn. Gary Crawford of Warrantor, Va.. and Mr. and Mrs. Robin Smith of Falls Church, Va. Raleigh General Hospital has announced births to tile following parents: MARCH 19. Larry L. Lyons and Jenny Vass Lyons of Beckley, a son, Larry Lynn Jr., born 10:55 a.m., seven pounds, five ounces., Roger Â£ Zertae and Debra Maynor Zerbe of Mt. Hope, a son, Dirk Randall, born 5:27 p.m., seven pounds, nine ounces. Nathan P. Cook and Brenda Tffley Cook of Ravencliff. a son, Matthew Dwayne, born 5:39 p.m., six pounds, 13. ounces. Daniel R. LaDuke and Charlotte Conner LaDuke of Beckley, a son, Daniel Raymond Jr., born 6:42 p.m., six pounds, 10 ounces. MARCH 20: Carl Richard Goodson Market Closed The Beckley Farmers'Market will be closed today in observance of Good Friday. The market will have a fresh load of ramps and potatoes, onions and other vegetables when it reopens Monday. Sr. and Dorothy Perdue Goodson of Cyclone, a son, Mitchell Shayhe, bom 2:15 a.m., seven pounds, 11 ounces. Robert A. Plumley and Carol Beres Plumley of Mt. Hope, a daughter, April Dawn, born 6:52 a.m. Danny L. Wortey and Claudene Steffey Worley of Oceana, a son, Daniel Scott, born 9 a.m., seven pounds, 15 ounces. Year-Old Boy Honored Earl Lee Williams Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Williams of Sand Branch, was honored on his first birthday Monday wtth a party in the home of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Davis of Maple Fork. Cake and ice cream were served and guests gave presents. Those attending were Ricky, Rachel and Linda Davis of Maple Fork and Brian Williams of Bradley. Francis D. Blaney and Wanda Moore Blaney of Beckley, a daughter, Danita Minette, born 5:07 p.m., six pounds, 10 ounces. Luther H. Blankenship Jr. and Sandra Wade Blankenship of Beckley, a son, Lee Alan, born 5:49 p.m., nine pounds, eight ounces. James E Robinson Jr. and Georgia -Norman Robinson of Oceana, a daughter, Valerie Dyann, born 7:28 p.m.. eight pounds, nine ounces. MARCH 21: Donnie G. Stafford and Palma Basconi Stafford of Oceana, a son, Jason Bryan, born 6:45 a.m., six pounds, 13 ounces. Richard L. Rice and Selena Middleton Rice of Oak Hill, a son, Patrick Lee, born 4:50 p.m., eight pounds. MARCH 22: Larry W. Stover Sr. and Karen Bishop Stover of Oak Hill, a daughter, Adreana Lee, born 8-08 a.m., eight pounds, five ounces. Rickey W. James and Susan McConnell James of Glen Morgan, a son, Christopher John, bom 7:49 a.m., four pounds, three ounces. Albert D. Lambert and Annie Berger Lambert of Mullens, a son, Donald Le'- Mar, bom 7:21 p.m., eight pounds, 13 ounces. ccessories. Club Plans Culture Tour The Monday Music Club will sponsor a two-day bus trip, open to the public, to Wolf Trap, a national park devoted to the performing arts, in Vienna, Va., June 8-7. Wolf Trap is the home of the American Symphony and future home of the National Federation of Musk Clubs. The tour also -will include the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. For information, contact Mn. WUmot C. Jones, president, at 255-7056. Serving with Mn. Jones in planning the trip are Mn. Grover Hedrick Jr., Mn. Thomas L. Martin and Mn. John A. Willis. The club met Monday in the home of Mn. Hedrick on Northwestern Ave. The program was presented by the club's chorus directed by Miss Blanche Hutchinson with Mn. Edwin R. Harris, accompanist. Theme for the afternoon was "In Tune With the Glory of Spring." Mn. Gerhard Haimberger, Mn. Tom Hooper and Dr. Aime Hooper were introduced as new memben, and Mn. Fllipa C. Maramba of the Philippines was introduced as a guest. Hostesses were Mn. Thomas L. Martin, Mrs. Isabel Morton, Mn. Ralph Amick and Mn. Buck Hagy. TWO GREAT LOOKS! 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