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Bonham Daily Favorite (Newspaper) - April 21, 1974, Bonham, Texas Th6 Bonham daily favorite Bonham t�k., Sun., apr. 21, w4 l��g�2 the Bonham daily favorite published daily except saturday and monday and july 4, thanksgiving. December 25 and january i a bin july 4, dec it or Jan 1 fall on saturday a non entry Dale the of Molag a will be observed As a non entry Date Bonham publishing co., inc. Second class postage paid at Hon Ham. Texas catered at Pott office at Bonham. Texas As second data mat Matt. Office s14 North Center. Bonham Tex 75411 postmaster Send form 357� to p o Boom Bonham Tex 75411 genealogy highlights authors comments a Buiey l Mcalister editor publisher Donald l associate publisher Robert m. editor mrs. Abbrev s editor Carlton Mcdaniel circulation manager Ralph Allen mechanical Foreman Pul Ress association any erroneous reflection upon the character reputation or standing of say fan. Individual or corporation will be gladly corrected upon it being called to the attention of the publishers United press International is exclusively entitled to the me for debt Scebon of All news dispatches credited to it or not otherwise credited to the paper and also the news published Henn subscription rates Home delivery in Bonham .$3 00 month by mail in Fanon and adjoining counties.91100 year by mail elsewhere.$15.01 yes advertising representative Texas daily Prass Tadite miss Debbie Lynn Purdy Ltd or and mrs. Lyndell Purdy of Edh be Are announcing the engagement of their daughter. Miss Debbie Lynn Purdy to Ronald Dean it Lay ton. The son of mrs Kathleen Gatlin and the late James r. Clayton of Bonham the couple plans a june 7. 1974 wedding in Trinity Baptist Church. The future Bride was a 1973 graduate of Bonham High school. She is now employed at general Cable corp. A 1974 graduate of Bonham High school As a member of the senior class. Or. Clayton is employed at Steen s Ford motor co Here All friends and relatives Are invited to attend the 7 . Wedding ceremony a russian tale of old Russia a there is such a clan of you and i am anxious for you to know about your ancestors All the men and women whose blood is in your veins and whose Hopes ideas and dreams helped to shape t his land and each of us. Down to the least mrs. Lou Belle w. P Kants had completed her labor of love to provide a genealogy of their ancestors for their children. All of the stories handed Down from family to family in stories the deeds and titles granting land to the earlier arrivals were brought up to Date before they became lost in time. The beloved teacher for the forum sunday school class at first United methodist Church who celebrated her 94th birthday in december 1973, and was honoured by that class talked bits of memories As Well As her carefully collected facts onto a tape recorder before the finished product was sent to be printed. The Story of the childrens parents grandparents and peat grandparents on both sides of the family. The cookes Kantz Lut son and Nelsons. Adding to the interestingly told stories of the families from the first Kantz who came Over with Lafayette to help the colonies Gam their Independence to those who migrated to the deep South of Tennessee and eventually West to Texas Are the comments of the author and her words of Wisdom now preserved for her family the Kantz family came from Alsace. France though some think the name is German she pointed out. Included in the account Are stories of later years on plantations in the do a South with the men gone to fight for the confederacy. Her husband s Grandfather received a commission on the Battlefield when All those with rank above his had been killed. He later took the oath of allegiance to the United states and went West with the Federal army. He was to become an Indian scout a Pony express rider among Many other interesting Frontier careers. With a Grandfather who was an Early Day methodist circuit Riding minister she projects her Faith throughout her Book and Points out ways in which it held the families together and to the task set before them in Good times and bad years of depression. Deaths of loved ones and other tragedies. Chest masses were always Gay and Happy times she writes and there was Little complaining i never heard my parents or husband s parents speak of hard they spoke of being together during the War years and were grateful for a Strong roof overhead she draws a picture of her Grandfather Nelson As an older minister putting on layers of clothing to trudge Over Fields of Snow during a blizzard in ims to marry a couple he had promised. I Hope we All take our life s work As seriously perform our duties As willingly and do As much Good As May pass this Way As my circuit Riding Grandfather did we will not get another Chance at it she commented. Grandmother Kantz was a Cooke before her marriage. Been interested in events and people and kept it in mind. I be lived through the War with Spain the two world wars the last of which is still going on in other parts of the world. I be come to realize War is always stupid cruel and Messy but a necessity so Long As Man refuses to live according to the Laws of god. Peace is not something you can produce not by one Man. Nor by one nation. U grows from Man s acceptance of his brother and regard for each Man s lights a Many of the civil War families scattered but they got together for visits. A you see those after civil War Days were Days of change even More drastic than in our time my father was eight years old when his father left to go into the Confederate army. Slavery was a most expansive Way to produce for both the owners and the salves besides being sinful. Many of the negroes returned to the South when word came Back to them Freedom did not immediately provide the necessities of life and continued living on the plantations receiving wages. When her father brought the families to Texas she was Only about three years of age. But she can recall crossing the Mississippi River across a Railroad ferry boat. My Uncle Sam Nelson the father of my Cousin Sam Nelson now living in Ector was Here and we enjoyed her family eventually settled in Ector after coming on a visit planning to travel to Tennessee. The families made everything they used and grew their own food so even though there was much love and laughter and music parties Good books visits from Many relatives each child Learned to assume the responsibility of doing some work and doing it Well. Writing of her wedding Day in her Parent s Home dec. 12. 1900, the author said she thought she was quite adult a it was kind of pitiful to know so Little about life and think you know so much. We Learned together. Will and 1, the hard Way which is trial and error. Maybe that is the Best Way. Life is never easy. It was not meant to be. Its really a school i have come to think. A but they were Happy she writes. They were very Busy in the Early years farming before Gas came to Northeast Texas and her husband went with the com Pany to work in this county and in the Commerce area where they moved when some of the children were in College. "1 Learned to read aloud to my father As he wanted me to read the Dallas paper to him. 1 became very interested in events this Way and also became a Good Reader. I wanted above All things except a Happy Christian Home for my children to have an education. I wanted them to be educated for something they were interested in. Mrs. W. P. Loubere Kant it at mrs. Kantz completes her Book with the following message to her children and descendants i Don t mean excitement or Punde or vanity by happiness. In a speaking of the quiet Joy and gladness that comes from within ourselves. We were Happy in spite of financial losses War sickness and the death of three of our seven sons and All of the Uncer tasty of dealing with teenagers of both sexes. I be lived a Long Long life in be Learned a lot and loved a lot of it eople dearly. 1 love this wonderful world. It s Beauty grows on me As does it s wonderful and intricate Laws rules and regulations. A i have an abiding Faith in the god that made me. And As 1 grow into extreme old age. A More sure knowledge of his Power and of his glorious love for All Mankind is mine. Quot you can be Happy if you will. But nobody nor anything can bring you happiness. You hew it out of what life is. With some tears some toil and a lot of love and laughter. A the author has survived five children. The five surviving Are mrs Launa Williamson of Bonham with whom she makes her Home mrs. Margaret Frieberger of Jordanton mrs. Geneva Kamsey of Orange. John Kantz of port Worth and Paul Kantz. She has a Host of grandchildren and great grandchildren. Named by French Pennsylvania s Presque Isle which in French Means a almost an was named by French explorers in 1740 because Lake Erie storms regularly threatened to Wash away the narrow neck linking the Sandy Peninsula to the Mainland. Or. And mrs. E. S. Hawkins one of the Early ancestors was finishing Ector schools. I knew then As now that All education is not to be had in the i nip Star Halls of colleges and academies. Uda we did have such Good schools in Bonham then and it is sad today to find so Many Young people who do not read Well nor express themselves Well. 1 mrs. Kantz attended Georgetown University after although easter is just past a new Dorothy Van Woerkom Book published by Concordia publishers is a delightful easter legend of old Russia retold by the author tins is risen. He is risen indeed1 in the Day Stul the czars when Russia was a country of Christian peasants Belore christianity was outlawed by the communists the villagers greeted each other on easter each year with the ancient ritual Christ is risen1 lie is risen indeed hut one family that of Stepka. Did not join them this year lie put his hungry Little daughters to bed with a song on his ups and a pain in his heart he had no Lood to teed them but Vorse still no lire to Light their easter candles that at least the must have a flame Lor their candles perhaps this night Stepka could beg his neighbors Lor coals but they answered him begone see the Bright Moon above1 get a Long stick and take As much Light As you need they said it s a Story of his Faith in himself and his Traitli m Hie of How he accepts both Good times and bad both hard bread and great wealth. And Stepka comes through he is alive to the magic in life As it comes to him. And his Story is similar to the old fairy tales of then Estern world the author says of the Story. Stepka s Story is meant to become a child s Way of grasping the Kes surjection. That Lile just is on the other Side of the Valley of Shadow light1�?o Dhimitri Zoma. Illustrator for the Book says 1 really put myself into this one. A an artist of major works he brings Strong russian colors and faces to the Book he is an artist of major works including a Wall painting with 9 toot tall figures depicting the Kes surjection of Jesus for St. Michael russian orthodox Church in St Louis Robert Cooke who was involved in rebellion in Scotland against the King of England and caught a ship to the colonies. He was indentured to a Man with farms when he arrived and the Man paid his passage act. He was to work until he had paid out the loan the girl he was to marry was helped to catch a ship bound for the colonies by her nursemaid because her father was having her marry an older Man to help pay a debt her father owed she was indentured to the same Man. Repeated comments on her husband s Mother. Mary Kantz and her stories enliven the Book. Mrs Kantz. My husband s Mother knew so much about the War Between the states and loved to talk about it 1 have always when her husband died in 1934. There were still children to put through College though several had graduated from feast Texas state and one was at Texas alarm but All the children graduated from College some getting several degrees i Don t know How we did it All we All worked and everyone helped everybody but 1 was a Little scared when my husband died but no one Ever knew 1 was seared a a we were Happy your father and 1 Don t Ever get the idea that Money can buy happiness. Happiness comes from something inside each of us we can moan and be miserable or gather our courage in both hands and use it Lor a Banner 11 we do not find it within ourselves we never know hearing a1 problem especially in groups a new Lucr Opont developed in space research now gives broader understanding in our hearing aids see w t May for free hearing evaluation and demonstration of How you can Haar in crowds or anywhere new testing equipment gives a Roamer evaluation of hearing loss. Of a a or. And mrs. E. S. Hawkins 803 Upton san Angelo will observe their Golden wedding anniversary Sun. Apr. 28. In their Home. The couple is being honoured by their children with a 2 to 5 reception in Observance of the special occasion. Their sons and thei wives Are Steward Hawkins or. Harvey Hawkins both of a Angelo and Cleatis Hawkins of san Antonio. Their granddaughter and their mothers will serve in the House party. E. S. Hawkins and Roxy Maud Seale were married apr. 30.1924. I Prairie Point Community m Fannin county. Lake Carlton perform the wedding ceremony. They continued to live in Bonham until 194 when they moved to san Angelo to make their Home. He is Active i Hawkins and son Battery shop there. The Hawkins Are members of the United methodist Church. Social Security talk for Lions Honey Grove Dave Keeth of the Sherman office of the social Security was the speaker for the meeting of the Honey Grove Lions club. He discussed the latest changes in the social Security Laws an regulations. Eugene Gandy reported o plans for the clubs contest t select an entry for the District Lions Beauty contest. Guests were Bill Graham c Dallas. Bill a rumbles o Commerce and Hal Fowler Honey a Rove. Mrs. Barbara waders of Barbara Anderson promoted by thanks weight watchers program r r t k 4 a a i mrs liar Bara Anderson who has been employed in the Bonham Olifice Tor the Lone Star Gas co Lor 20 years has been promoted to the auditing depart ment of the term. Mrs Anderson will be a member of a team of auditors who will serve 122 cities in Texas and Oklahoma served by the Lone Star Gas co she will make her Home in Irving mrs Anderson is a native of Hon Ham. The daughter of mrs David lunch and the late or Lynch \ graduate of Honolu. She was employed by the daily favorite a Mil Southwest pump co before let Egin icing work Tor the Lone Star Gas co 1ii be on the Road most of the time she said Iii be working out of the Home Soltice in Dallas a hid be seeing a lot of Texas and Oklahoma k allow employee a at the Lone Stai Iii co. Honoured her with a part Friday afternoon and pie Send Tiei gilts pm x \ a a it \ \ Stia a a a a or. In Sui a sept. In my it gang a Demart of Sherman naw Counselor in the weight Watcharin last that Maats thursdays at 7 . At first Christian Church in son Ham. Ganja Ioina a Waight watchers class in september ih9 Walg Hing 344v 21 months Latar Sha was a pregnant 142 by last May tha it month old baby had a 124 la. Mot Harl that s 222 lbs. Lost on tha Waight wat chars program let Ganja help you conquer your Waight problem. Waight watchers class costs to your first week than s3 Par week. Us a n. To Fatm of no

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