The Mercury from Pottstown, Pennsylvania on August 26, 1975 · Page 15
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The Mercury from Pottstown, Pennsylvania · Page 15

Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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Tuesday, August 26, 1975
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Page Fifteen MR. AND MRS. KARLETON B. SKIPPER Lori Kachmar wins 7 awards in national twirling competition Lori Kachmar. 14, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Kachmar. 750 Bridge St.. Spring City, won seven awards in a twirling competition sanctioned by the National Baton Twirling Association at St. Catherine's Social Hall. Clayton, N.J. She placed first in advanced visitor solo; second in KEEP BABY COOL Even a tiny infant resents sweltering days. Revive baby’s spirits with a relaxing bath of warm sudsy water to combat excessive heat and restore body comfort. There’s no schedule which won't allow for an extra bath or two — even a sponge bath To do this, lay baby on a clean towel spread over the bathinette or table, and wash him down Dry baby thoroughly. advanced hoop; third in advanced parade majorette, advanced open solo and fancy T strut; fifth in military marching, and was named queen in the modeling division, ages 13 to 14. She is a ninth grade student at Owen J. Roberts High School and a member of the twirling corps. Linda Marie Ford, daughter of Mr. and Mrs Jesse Ford, Pine Forge, became the bride Karleton B. Skipper in a service in Grace Lutheran Church Elder Daniel Davis officiated. Music was provided by Jessie Matthews, organist, and David Green. Mary Gray and Olletta Cheatham, soloists. The bride, a 1973 graduate of Pine Forge Academy, attended Oakwood College. Huntsville. Ala., and Reading Area Community College. She plans to attend Prince George Community College, Md The bridegroom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Fairley Skipper. Washington D. C. A graduate of McKinley High School and John F. Kennedy College, he is employed in the Special Operation Division of the Metropolitan Police Department. Given in marriage by her father, the bride was attended by her sisters. Mrs. Ronald Ford, matron of honor, and Donna and Debbie Ford, maids of honor. Bridesmaids were Gloria LaGrone. April Simms. Renee Thompson. Lissette Sheridan, Olivia Willis. Mrs. Gayle Fisher and Ellyne NOTHING STRANGE Mexican food is not a strange food, merely a combination of familiar foods in a different manner. Foods used prirparily in Mexican-style cooking are meat or poultry, cheese, tomatoes, potatoes, onions, corn, flour spices nuts chocolate and fruit. Walker, cousin of the bridegroom And. Lauren Timpson, Carla Cheatham. Donna Timpson. Rhonda Ford and Ann Battle, all cousins of the bride. Junior bridesmaids were Donna Walker, the bridegroom's cousin, and Kim Ford, sister of the bride. Best men were Alvin Fisher and Johnny Lightfoot. Ushers were Frederick Keith, Daniel Davis. Eugene Mason. Vernon Newman. Wayne Newman. Benjamin Johnson. Boyd Gibson and Stewart Long. And, Karl Ford, brother of the bride; Leonard Gordan. Terry Ford and Dwayne Ford, the bride's cousins, and Donald Curtis, the bridegroom's brother-in-law. Flower girl was Tisha Ford, the bride’s niece. David Curtis, nephew of the bridegroom, served as Bible boy. A reception at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Brooks, 1174 S. Hanover St.. North Coventry, followed the ceremony. After a wedding tnp to New York and the New England States, the newlyweds will reside in Greenbelt. Md Safari look The safari look, as modeled by Rena Rowan, features a four-pocket belted jacket over the popular new length cuffed shorts. The polyester and cotton outfit is a big selling combination this fall and is expected to top the women's fashion wo rid next spring and summer Marriage licenses Applications for marnage licenses were made in Berks County Courthouse. Reading, by . Dennis C Messner, Boyertown RD 2, and Judy A Kuser, 128 Schaeffer St.. Boyertown NEW PHOTO GRAY BIFOCALS Now you can enjoy the Glare Protection of Photo Gray lenses with a smooth Bifocal line hardly vis- able by another person. ROYER OPTICAL CO. 59 N. Charlotte S*. 323-1250 Professional Decorating A FU Et SERVICE AT LASTICK FURNITURE HIGH ^ CHARLOTTI STS. 93S-4000 SUMMER CLEARANCE BIG SALE ON SUMMER GOWNS NOW IN PROGRESS. SAVE ON GOWNS FOR THE BRIDE, BRIDESMAID, MOTHER OF THE BRIDE. SALE ENDS AUG. 30th modern bridal 117 S. WASHINGTON ST., BOYERTOWN OPEN DAILY 11-8 Sat. 10-3 ALSO BY APPOINTMENT PH 367-0642 T ues-Wed-Thurs-Sat, 9 30 to 5 PM FRIDAY 9: 30 to 9 PM Fashion Center — 549 E. Vine SI., Stowe SAVE 15% to 20% IN AUGUST! New Fall — Winter Coats — Capes all Length Coats — Fur trims Untrimmed — Many Wools and Blends Genuine Leathers and Suedes Also Leather Like Coats. Petites — Juniors — Misses — Half Sizes Prices to please everyone. Open Mon.. Thurs., Fri. 9:30 to 9:00 Tues., Wei, Sat. 9:30 to 5:30 EASIEST PARKING In New Indoor Garage In Back Of Our Store. PARK FREE When You Make A Purchase At.. DOWNTOWN at 4th and Pf NN 404-406 PfNN STRffT READING, PA. • Dual Detergent Dispenser. • Built-In Soft Food Disposer Service By Our Own FACTORY TRAINED SERVICEMEN B amuumimum • 4-Cycle Wash Selection Including Power Scrub Cycle • 3-Level Washing Action. • Decorator Reversible Color Panels • Tuff Tub Interior • Sound Insulated • Rinse Aid Dispenser Charge It! PRIZERS APPLIANCES, Inc. 6 Miles South of Pottstown, ®t. 100 PHONE 469-6200 Open Mon. thru Thurs. 8 to 6, Fri. 8 to 8, Sot. 8 to Noon MRS. JOSEPH H. MEST SPECIAL LAMPS lamps from your vases, figurines, jars, etc Old oil lamps electrified, parchment and glass shades, custom decorating. THE BETTERLEYS LAMP SPECIALISTS 815 Queen St 326-3662 Feature Packed Built-In Potscrubber™ Dishwasher! Togetherness: it really has its limits Specializing in Hard-to-Fit Figures Large Selection of COATS • DRESSES • SPORTWEAR GIRLS SIZES 8’ 2 to 16’ 2 TEEN SIZES 1 21 2 to 20’ 2 JUNIOR SIZES 1 11 2 to 19' 2 LATEST COLORS AND STYLES Tell Your Friends With Chubby Children About WORTH TRAVELING FOR! . . • CHUBBIES LATEST FASHIONS FOR YOUNGSTERS AND YOONG ADULTS By JANE GLENN HAAS Copley Newt Service Why is it women are never satisfied? Like "one more for the road," insatiable females continually go too far. Skirts are either too short or too long. Either we’re boned to death in bras or losing muscle tone by letting it all hangout. Take libbing, for example, ^irls, there have got to be units. Phys ed is one of them. If God had meant for boys and girls to romp together in school gymnasiums he would never have created bloomers. There are those among us. I know, who actually look good working up a sweat in volleyball. And then there are those who, even at age 14, are grateful tor overblouses and Bermuda shorts. Without overblouses and Bermuda shorts, these gals face a lifetime of singles in table tennis. Everyone knows girls are smarter than boys. Everyone knows that smart girls have to giggle a lot in high school or they'll never make it to the “Spring Fling.” Now the feds want boys and girls to compete together in athletic endeavors. In everything except sports involving body contact. Which also seems strange since sports involving body contact were a major coeducational activity even in the dark ages when I was in high school And. no, it’s not necessary to know how long ago that was Here we are. grown-up people, voting down the Equal Rights Amendment to defend ma and apple pie. Then we let our girls dribble basketballs with the boys. * Next they'll want girls and boys to share locker rooms together. Shower together Do dreadful things like run relays together and swim on the same teams. Can wearing the same gym suits be far behind0 Somewhere along the line someone forgot the name of the game was “separate but equal." I say if a girl wants to volley all alone she should be entitled to that opportunity. If she doesn't want a boy to see her athletically engaged in exercises, she should be able to sunbathe on the beach in peace Women are entitled to some privacy. Besides, I always had fat thighs. And if it weren't for over- blouses and Bermuda shorts. 1 wouldn't have any apple pie for anyone to defend Linda M. Ford weds Karleton B. Skipper Deborah Ann Grant Pottstown, Pa., Tuesday, August 26, 1975 marries Joseph Mest ring bearer. DENIM FOR BACK TO SCHOOL & FALL! Denim Denim Pants, Pants Denim Jackets & Suits Long Dresses Half Sixes Skirts Juniors 5-13 14 Vi -22 Vi Juniors 5-13 IZW s dress shoppe 92 Kemp Rd., North Coventry Township 326-3575 — Plenty of Free Parking Grant and Joseph H. Mest in St. Philip Neri Catholic Church. Pennsburg. A recital of organ music was provided by Leo Frank. The bride is a daughter of Ronald F. .Grant, Pennsburg. She is a 1975 graduate of Upper Perkiomen High School. The bridegroom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Mest, 134 S. Franklin St., Boyertown. A 1974 graduate of Boyertown High School, he is employed by Mrs. Smith’s Pie Co. Given in marriage by her father, the bride was attended by Carolyn Schultz, maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Marie Keesey. Phyllis Hickman, Char Mest, sister of the bridegroom, and Cindy Grant, the bride's sister. Michael Horner was best man. Ushers were William Clemmer. Eric Stankest, Thomas McHugh and Charles Mest Jr.. brother of the bridegroom. Flower girl was Cheree Mest. Gordon Basht was The Rev. Andrew Brown, pastor, officiated at a double ring ceremony uniting in marriage Deborah Ann

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