The Hamptons Union, June 28, 1917

Hampton News

Misses Marion Dearborn and Bessie Bridge, of Lynn, Mass., were the week end guests of Mr. and Mrs. George J. Dearborn.

On account of an error in the copy, the tax bills just sent out for this year states that the discount will be made on taxes paid before July 1, instead of August 1, as intended.

Rev. and Mrs. Roger E. Thompson attended the graduation exercises of the Methuen high school, their son Everett being a member of the graduation class. Not only was he successful in his studies but as a reward for his faithfulness and the most deserving scholar he won the Gold Scholarship Medal.

Rev. I. F. Barnes of Portsmouth will be the preacher at the services Sunday, Pastor Long supplying the Portsmouth pulpit.

The Piscataqua Congregational club will hold its eightieth meeting at the Sea View house, Thursday. After the dinner, there will be addresses dealing with the national situation.

There will be a home canning demonstration in the town hall, Tuesday, July 3, by the ladies' Committee on Food Production, composed of Miss Toppan, chairman; Miss Elizabeth Philbrick and Mrs. Frank Stevens.

Quite a delegation went to Newburyport on Tuesday to the graduating exercises of the High and Putnam schools, held in the city hall in the afternoon. Harold Marston Keene and Myron Addison Blake were among the graduates. Mrs. Keene, Mrs. Glidden, Mrs. Swain, Miss Adeline Marston and Mrs. Martha Blake went on Harold's invitation, and Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Blake, Mrs. Barbour and Miss Etta Blake for Myron. The exercises were very fine. There were about eighty-five graduates.

A very interesting meeting of the W. C. T. U. was held at Mrs. Alfie Godfrey's on Friday. It was voted that all who could would respond to the call for outfits for the sailors on the battleship New Hampshire, which is a part of the Navy League work given to the W. C. T. U.

The many friends of Frank E. Leavitt of Portsmouth will be sorry to hear that his house was entered and much valuable silver and other articles were taken, on Friday of last week.

The many friends that Mr. Clarence Leckemby made in Hampton will be pleased to hear that he will spend a part of his vacation here in Hampton.

Mr. Alvin Fuller, a summer resident of Little Boars Head, has offered one of his cottages to Billy Sunday, for the summer. Mr. Fuller was chairman of the finance committee when Sunday came to Boston.

Mr. Edward Payson Wing was a visitor in town on Monday. He enlisted some time ago in the cavalry, troop B, in Boston. They are drilling in the armory and there is talk of sending him to the Mexican border.

Jonathan F. Dow, son of Mr. and Mrs. Simeon Dow of Seabrook, met instant death when his clothes caught in a beamer machine that he was tending in the American Tire Fabric mill at Newburyport last week Wednesday. He had been in the mill only three weeks.