Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on November 25, 1977 · Page 7
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'ape 8 (Jarclcn City Telrgrum Friday. November 25, 1977 ANN LANDERS Maybe It's Employers Fault DEAR ANN: May I say a few words to the millions of American housewives who can't seem to find or keep domestic help? As a woman who has been a housekeeper for many years, I would like to ask these chronic complainers to take a good look at themselves. Perhaps they will discover why they have problems. Too many women expect household help to work from dawn to dusk with no regard for overtime, holidays or anything else. They also forget that wages ought to keep pace with the cost of LIVE EVERY NITE GRAIN BIN "BLACK FROST" 9:00 to 1:00 living. How many women are paying household help the same wages they were getting three, four or even five years ago? And someone should tell them second-hand clothes, leftover food, and discarded furniture do not take the place of money. Does she get a vacation with pay, like other women who work in business or industry? The women who do the complaining should be honest and admit that perhaps they are largely responsible for the scarcity of domestic help. — BIRD'S EYE VIEW DEAR BIRD: I've had the same wonderful housekeeper for 22 years and according to icr, you know what you are alking about. Thanks for a letter that is sure to please some and anger many. TBCO JOHNS munchable MEAL DEAL! A 31.30 value Get a crispy, crunchy regular taco and a Softshell Taco plus a medium soft drink for just Offer good through Sunday, November 27, Only. Watch for our ad each week There are more Tacorrific values coming your way! 305 E. Kansas Avenue Garden City, Kansas 276-7251 * * * DEAR ANN: I've decided to type this letter because I've tried to write it several times and my hands shook and the tears messed up the ink. I refer to the minister who spoke to the groom with cold feet. I wasn't the groom (I was the bride), but my feet were cold then and they are colder now. It's been ten years since I married. Next month I'll be 29 years old with three children. I remember going to a few people and telling them I was having second and third thoughts about going ahead with the wedding. My best friend said she was so thrilled to be a bridesmaid she'd die if I changed my mind. Dad lectured me on what a great guy I was gelling and how "lucky" I was. When I Iried lo give the ring back, the "nice guy" started to cry. I couldn't stand it so I went ahead with the wedding, thinking if I tried hard enough it would work and at least I wouldn't hurt anyone else. Now when I look at our wedding pictures I'm surprised I could smile. Deep down I wanted to die. Three years ago a marriage counselor said we needed help. My husband told him to go to hell. Things were a mess but I managed lo keep going. I am now 60 pounds overweight, have ulcers and can't remember a time when I wanted to live. Thanks for the shoulder, Ann. If you think this letter is worth printing, please fix it up because I'm loo upset to write it over. My real'message is that when a person has cold feet about a wedding, he should listen lo his feet and not his friends.— WISH I HAD DEAR WISH: I urge you to talk to your clergyman or a therapist. Twenty-nine is awfully young to give up on life. Please don'l jusl sil Ihere and live out your years in agony. DO SOMETHING. * * * HOW TO and how much? Find out with Ann Landers' new booklet, "How, Whal, and When lo Tell Your Child Aboul Sex." For your copy, send 50 cents in coin along with a long, stamped, self-addressed envelope lo Ann Landers, P.O. Box 11995, Chicago, Illinois 60611. Calendar of Social Events KKIDAY LAPM—B p.m.. IOOF Hall Hevicw practice. MONDAY CULTURA STUDY CLUB—7:30 p.m., Dart's Cafeteria. ESTRALITA CLUB—1:30 p.m., Mrs. Bette Gilkinson, 704 E. Edwards. AMERICAN FIELD SERVICE—7:30 p.m., GCHS Lecture Room. Kathy Birney will show slides of her AFS trip to Brazil. TUESDAY WOMEN'S AGLOW BIBLE STUDY — 10a.m., 621 Wheatridge, Lu Hurst. YOU'VE GOT IT MADE! WITH HANDY SLICES OF SOLID BRICK! 2 Z BRICK nnn • ENHANCE 'HE CHARACTER OF A'J ENURE ROOM EASILY 1 • INSIDE OR OU1SIOE APPUCAIION' • BEAU1Y AND IEXIURE OF BRICK BECAUSE 2- BRICK IS NO' PRE1END « FIREPROOF. WEAIHERPROOF' REDUCED DO-IT-YOURSELF FAST, EASY! 10-YEAFt WARRANTY! All styles at comparable savings Save3S%! Save35%'. Southwest Carpet, Inc. West Highway 50 Phone (316)276-3261 Garden City. Kansas 67846 '\ Erma Bombeck's AT WIT'S END These Statistics Are Chilling MR. AND MRS. RORY SCHAFFER (Janls Haller) "J 'Terry's Photography Janis Haller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William E. Haller, 704 E. Thompson, and Rory Schaffer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Schaffer, 624 Briar Hill were united in marriage at 10 a.m. Saturday, November 12 in St. Mary's Catholic Church, Garden City. The double-ring ceremony was performed by the Father Ron Will. Blue and white pew bows and baskets of Bostor Ferns decorated the sane luary. Organ music was provided by Sister Marie Llein and Debbie Chappel who also accompanied the soloists, Mrs. Gary McMillen, Mrs. Shane Messenger, Debbie Chappel and Shane Messenger, as they sang "You Light Up My Life", "Evergreen", "The Lord's Prayer", "Colour My World", and "Wedding Song". Guitarist was Shane Messenger. Trumpeter was Tommy Chappel. Given in marriage by her parents, the bride wore a gown of sheer organza over satin. Chantilly lace adorned with sequins accented the Sabrina neckline and cuffs of the sheer bishop sleeves. The tiered skirt and chapel train featured cascades of sheer ruffles edged in chantilly lace. Her veil of silk illusion, edged in Chantilly lace, was attached lo a camelot cap of Chantilly lace and pearls. She carried a bouquel of silk roses and lily of the valley. Karen Griggs served as maid of honor, and Margaret Johnson and Mrs. Shane Decker were bridesmaids. They wore blue doubleknit gowns trimmed in lace with empire waists and long sleeves. Junior bridesmaid was Jean Haller, sister of the bride. Gina Schaffer, sister of the groom, lit tapers. Flower girl was Anita Stephenson of Rozel. The attendanls wore floral hair pieces that matched their bouquets. Eric Schaffer, brother of the groom, was best man. Terry Penka, Healy, and Gary McMillen, brother-in-law of the groom, were groomsmen. They wore blue tuxedos. Ringbearer was Bren McMillen, nephew of the groom. Mel Fry and Shane Decker seated the guesls. Servers were Troy Schaffer, cousin of er the groom, and Martin Rodriquez. The gifts were brought up by Mr. & Mrs. Raymond Schaffer, uncle and aunt of the groom. Mrs. Burton Schauf of Manhattan, sister of the groom, served as commentator. Mother of the bride wore a long sleeved gown of champagne double-knit with a lace over-skirt trimmed in sequins. Mother of the groom wore a terr-cotta A-lined long sleeved gown made of qiana, trimmed at the neck and sleeves in malibu. Honor wedding guests were the brides grandmothers, Mr. Fred Hemken and Mrs. William Haller, both of Larned, and the grooms grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Dan Schuckman, LaCrosse. A reception, hosted by the brides parents, followed at the Elks Lodge. Mrs. Archie Shook was assisted by Mrs. Gary McMillen, Mrs. Shane Messenger, Mrs. Burton Schauf, all sisters of the groom, and Susan Mueller, Wichita. Mrs. Kenneth Golay attended the guest book, and Shari Beckett received the gifts. The bride and groom are both 1976 Garden City High School graduates. The bride attended Garden City Community College and is employed as a proof-opera tor at Fidelity State Bank. The groom is a route salesman with Security Oil Company. I just read some statistics that sent a chill up and down my spine. It said that teenagers know considerably less about sex than most adults think they know. A national survey revealed most teenagers knew little if anything about birth control, pregnancy, or communicable diseases. I don't mind telling you I haven't been so shook up since Butterfly McQueen threw up her hands and screamed, "I don't know nothin' bout bir- thin' babies, Miss Scarlett." Now where are parents supposed to go for all their information? As I told my teenager the other day, "I'm 50 years old and I think it's time we had a talk about why I cry so much. Maybe it's meno " She clapped her hand over my mouth. "Where did you hear gutter language like that?" "The girls at the bowling alley. They said there's a reason why I cry when they pick up the garbage and why I fall apart when I find the date on my yeast has expired. What's happening to me?" "Did you read the books I left in your room?" "I couldn't understand them. Look, if this is uncomfortable for you, I could discuss it with Mayva's children." THANKSGIVING We Are Now Serving Sandwiches! Sale good thru Sunday, November 27 New Hours: Monday-Saturday 12:00 to 9:00 Sunday 2:00 to 9*0 Ye Olde Ice Cream Parlour Adjacent to Daylight . Donut at Five Points "My hair has shine and body!" , "Since I've been using Jojoba : Super Shampoo my hair has become fuller, shinier and more manageable. In fact, 1 no longer need a conditioner!" Crickett Jones Tern pe, Ariz. Jojoba Super Shampoo«is made from the desert jojoba bean. It gently cleanses the hair while maintaining acid balance naturally. Effective conditioner tor hair damaged by bleach curling, heat and sun. Helps stop excessive hair loss and dandruff.Gives hair body and shine. For healthy scalp and beautiful hair, use Jojoba Super Shampoo. • Available at: L BELLA'S POTTE1Y HOUSE 1001 N. Main 276-2428 JOJOBA DILI , SUPER i SHAMPOO ENERGIZCR , 433 FL.OZ. "No, no," she said clearing her throat, "it's just that I don't know how much you know already." 'Only what you told me last year that someday soon, I would look into the mirror and my grandmother's face would look back." "That is essentially true. It has to do with getting 0-L-D." "Don't spell in front of me!" I snapped, "I'm not a child." "I'm sorry. You have to understand how difficult it is for teenagers to explain sex to their parents. We don't want lo tell you too much or too little. Did I tell you sex is a natural and beautiful thing?" SERVICE MASTER CARPET CLEANING 275-1433 "The dewing People Who Care" "You told me that just before I went into 18 hours of labor with your brother." "What's labor?" she asked suddenly. I stood up in disbelief. "I'm going to the bowling alley. At my age, I can't afford hearsay." Estee Lauder SPECIAL "50 VALUE NOW *8 50 WITH PURCHASE SHOWTIME 7:30 "ESPAIDAS MOJtDAS" Y1ARGINADOS NSUTIERRA Y lESPREOADOS N LA AJENA >• Clllt VIVIROS MINERVA GIL ARTURO RIVERA ARTURO MARTINEZ j IICTOR M. 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