The Hamptons Union, September 15, 1910

Vol. II, No. 37

Hampton News

The Alphabet Club is holding its annual outing today. Mr. Cutler has served a dinner to this club for the past fourteen years. It is hoped a large number will attend and keep up the interest in this old time organization.

Miss Harriet Locke returned to Durham on Tuesday to renew her studies in the collage. Percy Blake and Miss Frances Nudd began their first year in the college on Wednesday.

Mr. and Mrs. Everett Sanborn took a drive along the boulevard on Monday and pronounce it a beautiful trip. They dined in Portsmouth on their return trip.

Miss Minnie Simmons of Hudson, Mass., is visiting at her home here.

Rev. Inor Partington is spending two weeks in Chichester. The church was very much surprised to receive the resignation of Mr. Partington on Sunday, and very sorry, as Mr. Partington's relations with the church are very friendly and it had been hoped these relations might go on indefinitely.

Mrs. George Moore, with her little son, Melvin, and sister, Mrs. John Tarlton, and her little boy, is visiting in Lynn, Mass.

Mrs. Howard G. Lane is attending the Federation of Women's Clubs in Littleton this week.

Mrs. Nelson Blake was a visitor to Exeter on Monday.

Miss Flora Joplin returned to Haverhill, Mass., on Sunday, to begin her school work on Monday.

Mrs. Abbott Young has finished her work at the Beach and is now at home.

Mrs. John Taylor is spending this week with friends in Epping.

Winfield M. Hobbs spent Sunday with his father, W. Harrison Hobbs.

Harry Munsey has recently had built a fine silo, and is now busy filling it.

What came near being a serious accident occurred on the Little River Road one day last week. Mrs. Marian Dearborn's horse shied at a smudge on the land [sic, but perhaps should have read 'hand'?] of Mr. Gilman Mace, throwing Mrs. Dearborn against a stone wall. Fortunately the horse was secured and not anyone hurt.

Miss Gladys Young has severed her connection with the telephone office, and her position has been taken by Mrs. Fred Harrison.

The Rockingham Association of Free Baptist churches will hold their fall session at the Free Baptist church, South Berwick, Me., Oct. 12 and 13, one week earlier than usual on account of the New Hampton Association that meets on their date, Oct. 18 and 20. Further notice will be given later.

Mrs. W. H. Glidden has returned home from Newport, Vt. where she has been spending the summer with her sister.

At the Free Baptist church next Sunday morning, the pastor, Rev. W. Lincoln Phillips, will preach from the theme, "The Mission of Christ." The choir will sing an anthem entitled "Sing Unto the Lord a New Song," by M. I. McPhall. It is a stirring number full of animation and vigor. Sunday School at the close of the morning service, Rev. D. H. Adams, superintendent. Choir rehearsal directly at the close of the Sunday School. Evening service at 7 o'clock will consist of a praise service led by the cornet and piano, prayers and testimonies. There will be special music. Subject for the meeting, "Jesus the Light of the World." Mid week prayer meeting Thursday evening at 7:30. You are most cordially invited to all these services and will be welcome. Let us make an extra effort to attend the means or grace.

A firm has just been organized in Hampton for the manufacture of ladies' fine slippers under the name of E.E. & W.L. Redman, and the actual work of manufacture will begin at an early date. The firm has a building forty eight feet long and three stories high which is being equipped with modern machinery especially adopted for this line of work. The shop will employ, when at its full capacity, which it is expected to be in a short time, about forty hands, and it is hoped that this will be the nucleus for a much larger business in the future.

Mrs. A. L. Richards of Belmont, Mass., and Dr. Lincoln of Boston are guests this week of Miss C. J. Powers.

Mrs. Sarah J. Mason has broken up housekeeping and gone to make her home with her daughter, Ms. Warren J. Prescott, of Hampton Falls.

Gerald A. Smith who has been chief of Police in Hampton during the summer months, has resigned his position and returned to the selectmen all its property in his custody. He will have no further connection with police matters hereafter.

Mrs. Lucy A. Marston, president of Hampton W.C.T.U., Mrs. Nellie A. Joplin, corresponding secretary, and Mrs. Marion W. Leavitt, superintendent of Literature attended the County Convention at Newington on Thursday of last week. It was a beautiful day and a fine convention. The Newington people did everything to make the visit a pleasant one. It certainly is a lovely place if it is hard to reach it.

Mr. E. C. Dennett of Boston, Mass., died at the home of his sister, Mrs. W. B. Mack, on Saturday evening of chronic Nephritis. Prayer was offered at the house on Tuesday morning and the remains were taken to his old home at Hollis, Maine, for interment.

Rev. J. L. McLaughlin, pastor of the Advent church here, has received an unanimous call to a pastorate at Concord, but will not accept, we understand, as he feels that his services are needed here.

A regular meeting of the Relief Corps was held in G.A.R. Hall, Odd Fellows Block, on Wednesday afternoon.

Edward Lamprey has brought us a sample of his peach crop, which is unusually good this year.

Rev. Edgar Warren is expected to return to Hampton about October 1.

Under the leadership of Mrs. Marion Leavitt, the Little Helpers and the Cradle Roll department held their annual mitebox opening in he Congregational Chapel on Saturday, September 10th. It was a success, both socially and financially. The miteboxes contained $10.15. Ten dollars are sent to the Womans' Board of Missions as their share to help in the Children's Hospital in Armednager, India. At the Thankoffering meeting in November they will bring their offering to help in once of the Schools in the South, and in that way they take an interest in both home and Foreign missions.

News has been received of the illness of Earl W. Morehouse with typhoid fever at Stoneham, where he is visiting a friend.