Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on November 12, 1977 · Page 5
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Connie Sutton button -^tanley Mr. and Mrs. 0. R. Sutlon of Kansas Cily, Mo., announce Ihe engagemenl of Iheir daughter Connie Jean, lo John R. Stanley. John is Ihe son of Mr. and Mrs. Ward E. Slanley, Syracuse. The bride-elect will graduate in Ihe spring from Research Medical Cenler School of Nursing. Her fiance is a 1976 Universily of Kansas graduate, currently attending Washburn Law School in Topeka. A June 10, 1978 wedding is planned. (Jur IDaby J fame KATRINA ANN is the name chosen for their daughler of Mr: and Mrs. Sccitl Skinner, 1610 Taylqr Plaza, Apl. 1. Katrina was born Nov. 6. Deadline for Social Calendar items is 1:30 a.m. for same-day publication. Items may be called in between the hours of B and 11 a.m. each day, but none will be taken after 3 p.m. Typed or written notices also may be mailed or deposited in the drop-slot at the Telegram's tront door. The other night as my husband and I readied for bed, he said, "Are all Ihe cars in?" "The VW is spending the nighl at a friend's house," I said, "The Pinlo had a bad night and is gelling a tune-up, and the gas guzzler is cramming for an emissions lest." , "What lime does the van wanl lo gel rolling in Ihe morning?" "Early, he's meeling Ihe jeep al the garage." I lurned lo him, 'When did we slarl speaking automotive fluently?" He thought for' a momenl. "Thai's all we talk about anymore, isn't il?" I nodded. "Whal's happened to the American family? Our daughter never says hello anymore. All she ever says is, 'My transmission sounds funny.' " . "When was Ihe last lime our son ever sal down and discussed anylhing excepl his loose tailpipe?" "Our entire life revolves around insurance rales, repairs, payments, estimates and oil changes. We never say anything meaningful anymore." "All our friends do it...at least the ones with teenagers. Do you realize we spent Ihe entire weekend discussing baltery warranties and special insurance discounts?" "Yeah, incidentally, we should look into the company lhat offers a discount if a kid is kind lo his mother and doesn't bite his nails?" fir/773 Bombeck's AT WIT'S END Automotive: A New Language HAPPY A BIRTHDAY We are celebrating Nov. Birthdays by offering all Nov. Birthday jewlery 'EARSAY (Earrings & so much more) THE ALTERNATIVES MALL MOD. thru Sat. 10-6 Sundays 1-5 120 Stevens Ave. 275-7374 Free Ear Piercing with purchase of'7.99 studs This Special Offer Good Sat. and Sun. Only "There you go again," I said. "I'm sick of being just another pretty Mustang. I wanl this family lo have some identity again." ( Jusl then our son slopped by Ihe bedroom, "Can someone give me a ride lo Ihe service slalion tomorrow? I need a lune-up." "You look Ihin," I observed. "Speaking of weighl, Dad, whal oil should I use?" "Talk lo me, Son, I'm your mother. Whal have you been doing lately?" "I cleaned my spark plugs, rotated my lires, and I think I've mel the molor I wanl lo spend the rest of my life with." Our daughter joined us. "Aren't you going to speak lo your sisler?" I asked irritably. "You're idling a lillle ragged." She looked at him suspiciously. "Whal do you wanl ? You only talk nice to me when you wanl somelhing." Calendar of Social Events MONDAY WESTERN WELCOME CLUB-7:30 p.m., Carol Hunt, 710 W. Hamline. Tasting party and decoupage demonstration. ESTRALITA—1:30 p.m., Mrs. Linda Roberts, 517 Eugene Place. BEACON BOOSTERS 4-H-«:30 p.m., covered dish family supper, 4-H Building. Bring table service. ACORN CLUB—2 p.m., Mrs. Mae Hopkins, 514 N. llth. CULTURA STUDY CLUB—7:30 p.m., Mrs. Ora Higgins, West Kansas Ave. SQUARE DANCE LESSONS-8 p.m., National Guard Armory. TUESDAY SOROSIS HERMANA—1:45 p.m.. Rita Beggs, 621 Briar Hill. ORDER OF EASTERN STAR—7:30 p.m. Stated meeting, Masonic Temple. Officers wear formals. ELKS COUPLES—8 p.m. Elks Lodge Home. PRISCILLA CLUB—2:30 p.m., Lucille Gish, 905 Anderson. Roll call something on Thanksgiving. PROGRESSIVE READERS—2 p.m., Mrs. Pauline Fry, 905 Lyle Ave. FORTNIGHTLY CLUB—1:30 p.m., Rosemary Clemence, 2615 Belmont. Theme is Thanksgiving. ROYAL NEIGHBORS SOCIAL CLUB—noon luncheon. Viola Frazier, 1609 Hattie. Bring bazaar items. GOLDEN RULE EHU—2 p.m., Mrs. Rufus Paar, South Star Route. ST. JAMES ALCW MORNING CIRCLE—9:30 a.m., Fellowship room. Mrs. Lanny Crossland, hostess. Pastor is study -leader,,,..,,, i , ' ; SHERLOCK HUSTERS EHU-i:3u r 'p!m;Nlrs.'BobR6'wTey'. 1 " "'' ' WEDNESDAY AAUW STUDY GROUP—1:30 p.m., Lucille Castro, Rural Route. SUNFLOWER EHU—12:30 p.m.. Thanksgiving dinner. Mrs. jerry Johnson, Eminence Route. WILLIAM WILSON CHAPTER DAR—1 p.m., Mrs. Stanley Smith. 1706 Prairie Park Lane. ST. JAMES ALCW EVENIGN CIRCLE—7:30 p.m., Mrs. Cliff Caroson, Meadowlark Park. Pastor is Bible study leader. BUFFALO STOMPERS—8 p.m. square dance, National Guard Armory. WELCOME WAGON—1 p.m. Western State Bank. Annual craft auction. Refreshments will be served. New comers and friends welcome. Bring craft. BANNER EHU-5 p.m., 4H Building. Family Thanksgiving dinner. UMW, DELINGER—7:30 p.m. Mrs. Mearl Potter, 809 N. 3rd. . UMW, WESLEYAN—6:30 p.m. Junior college cafeteria. SUNDAY SPECIAL AIR POTS REGULAR '15.99 CHECK THIS PRICE -CAN IT BE BEAT!! EXCELLENT TIME TO PICK UP THAT CHRISTMAS GIFT AT EXACTLY THE RIGHT PRICE. PERFECT FOR HOME & PATIO, PICNIC & CAMPING, SPORTING EVENTS OR OFFICE. KEEPS STEAMING HOT OR ICY COLD FOR 24 HRS. DRIPLESS CURVED FAST-SLOW SPOUT, STAINLESS STEEL PUMP SHAFT WITH LAZY SUSAN SWIVEL BASE. OPEN SUNDAY 1:00-5:00 Garden Cily Telegram Saturday, November 12, 1977 Page 5 ANN LANDERS Prayer For the Middle-Aged MR. and MRS. JAMES M. SHOBE (Jlleen Wolf gram) OPEN 9:30 TO 5:30 MON. THRU SAT. THURSDAY NIGHT UNTIL 8:30 Jileen Wolfgram, Garden Cily, and James M. Shobe, Deerfield, exchanged marriage vows Friday, Oct. 28, in the First United Methodist Chapel. Rev. Max Clayton officiated the 8 p.m. ceremony. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. William B. Bolin, Garden City, and Mr. and Mrs. Dabney W. Shobe, Colorado Springs. Two seven-branch candelabra adorned with flower sprays decorated the altar, along with bouquts of red and pink carnations, while spider mums and baby's breath. Linda Carver, Garden City, provided traditional wedding music on the organ. Given in marriage by her slepfalher, William Bolin, Ihe bride wore a bone crepe, floor- lenglh gown, with empire waist. Lace panels adorned Ihe fronl and long sleeves. She wore a lace mantilla veil and carried a bouquel of pink carnalions, red roses and baby's brealh. .Denise Olpmon,. Garden City, served as maid of honor. She wore a- pink- double knit crepe, floor-length gown and carried ruby red carnalions and baby's brealh. Terry , Buller, Deerfield served as best man. Joe Bolin, slep-brolher of Ihe bride, lil Ihe lapers. Sheri Roberls, Garden Cily was flower girl and Gary Keller sealed Ihe guesls. The couple was honored by a : receplion in Wesley Hall of Ihe church, hosled by Ihe bride's parenls and served by Ihe Uniled Melhodist Women. Delia Singer attended Ihe guesl book. Honor wedding guesls included Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Crum, Derby, the bride's aunl and uncle, Mrs. Pam Oviall Duplicate Bridge Winners Named Twenly-eighl Duplicate Bridge fans mel al the Civic Cenler for monlhly unit play Sunday aflernoon. Taking firsl place overall were John and Dorothy Turner. In second place Dorothy Bock and Verella Tutlle. Loretta Thornbrugh and Dorolhy Ruller were third place overall. Poinls will be issued from Nalional ACBL. Sec- lional winners will also receive points. SociaLife TYRIAN LODGE NO. 246 Tyrian Masonic Lodge No. 246 Pasl Masters Nov. 9. A 6:30 covered dish dinner, attended by families and friends, preceeded Ihe evening enterlainment. Among Ihose attending were Ralph D. Walker, Past Grand Master, Sharon Springs, and Raymond Heer, Dislricl Depuly Grand Masler, Garden City. Mr. Walker, guesl speaker, broughl a message on promoting Masonry in local communities. The Rainbow Girls presented a musical program and a skil "Litlle People." Gold Masonic Emblem key- chains presented to Ihe Pasl Masters by the Worshipful Master, Frank J. Barker. SERVICEMASTER CARPET CLEANING 2751433 "The Cleaning People Who Care" and children, Denver, Colo, the groom's sister. The bride is a graduate of Ed W. Clark High School, Las Vegas, Nev., and Mesa College, Grand Junction, Colo. She is employed as a bookkeeper al Schreiber Molors. The groom is a graduate of Mount Vernon High School, Ml. Vernon, Ind., and attended the Universily of Evansville, Evansville, Ind., and Ihe Universily of Colorado. He is employed by Ihe calhodic deparlmenl of Kansas-Nebraska Natural Gas. After a wedding trip to Colorado, Ihe couple is al home in Deerfield. DEAR ANN: A long lime ago you printed a Prayer for Ihe Middle-Aged. I enjoyed il ten years ago bul I NEED il now. How about a re-run? — B.D. FROM L.A. DEAR B.D.: Here il is. Happy lo oblige. A PRAYER FOR THE MIDDLE-AGED Lord, thou knowest belter than I would know myself thai I am growing older and that some day I shall be old. Keep me from the fatal habil of Ihinking I musl say somelhing on every subjecl and on every occasion. Release me from craving lo slraighlen oul everybody's affairs. Make me Ihoughtful but not moody, helpful but not bossy. With my vasl slore of wisdom, il seems a pily not to use it all, bul Ihou knowest, Lord, that I want a few friends at the end. Keep my mind free from recilal of endless delails, give me wings lo gel al Ihe poinl. Seal my lips on my aches and pains. They .are increasing, and love of rehearsing Ihem is becoming sweeler as the years go by. I dare not ask for grace lo enjoy Ihe tales of other's pain, bul help me lo endure wilh patience. I dare not ask for improved memory, bul for growing humility and a lessening of cocksureness when my memory seems lo clash with the memory of others. Teach me Ihe glorious lesson that, occasionally, I may be mistaken. Keep me reasonably sweet; I do nol wanl lo be a saint some of them are hard lo live wilh bul a sour old person is one of Ihe crowning works of Ihe devil. Give me Ihe abilily to see good things in unexpected places, and talents in unexpected people. And give me, 0 Lord, the grace to tell them so. * * * DEAR ANN: No big deal bul il bolhers me a lot more than il should. I loaned a book to a friend. Several months passed and she didn't return it. Finally I gol up the nerve to ask her if she had finished reading the book because I wanted it back. Her response rocked me. She denied ever having borrowed the book announced cooly, "I will pay for it." I do not believe a person would pay for anylhing if she didn'l Ihink she had borrowed it. Now, hear this: I have an item I borrowed from her. Shall I jusl keep it and tell her to forget paying for the book? - MIAMI BEEF DEAR BEEF: Your relationship is already pretty badly bent. Don't do any further damage. If the money is offered take it. Return whatever il is lhat YOU borrowed-regardless. And lei this be the last of lend- lease program belween you two if you value her friendship. * * * DEAR ANN: I used to think you were a square old bat. Whenever you'd advise someone lo discuss a problem wilh their clergyman, I'd say to myself, "what a cop-out." Well, I got in a jam and decided lo try my clergyman. He was so understanding and gave me terrific counseling. I couldn't have gotten better advice for a thousand dollars. This is lo say thank you. — LANCASTER TEEN DEAR TEEN: Thanks for letting me know. I hope others who think I'm a square old bat will pay some attention to YOU. * * * Do you feel awkward, self conscious lonely? Welcome to Ihe club. There's help for you in Ann Landers' booklet, "The Key lo Popularity." Send 50 cents in coin with your request and a long, stamped, self- addressed envelope to Ann Landers, P.O. Box 11995, Chicago, Illinois 60611. PAT HERRMAN WILL BEGIN TAKING APPOINTMENTS AT THE PLAZA BEAUTY SALON Tuesday, November 15 For appts. call 276-3516 Tues.-Sat. * The First United Presbyterian Church SOON. 7th * P. A. Wittman Family *Massey Ferguson * Gibson's Discount Center -Where You Buy The Best For Less" * Machine Supply *The Garden City Telegram This advertisement sponsored by the above firms

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