The Hamptons Union, December 27, 1917

Hampton News

Miss Belle Nudd, Mrs. D. H. Adams and sister, started this morning for St. Petersburg, Fla., where they are to spend the winter.

Irvin Drake returned to Florida last week.

Miss Winnie Thomas of Lynn was the guest of her sister, Mrs. Blanchard, on Christmas day.

At the meeting of the Women's Relief Corps on Wednesday, it was decided to hold the installation of officers at the next regular meeting of the Corps. Mrs. Belle L. Dearborn, first President of the Corps has been asked to act as Installing officer. It will be private.

Mr. Isaac Glines is quite ill with neuritis. Mrs. L. A. Page has come from the Hospital to stay with Mrs. Glines as she is unable to use her hand yet.

Mrs. Vianna C. Marston is not able to be out yet. Mr. Jere Locke and Mrs. Ross are both a little better. Mrs. Elsie Godfrey also continues [to be] more comfortable.

Word from Miss Maude Smart announces that she has not yet gone to France as she expected, but is in Somerville.

In accordance with the instructions received from Van H. Manning, director of the Bureau of Mines, Mr. Herbert L. Tobey has been appointed as Explosive Licensing Agent of the Bureau of Mines for the town of Hampton. The President's Proclamation dated the 26th day of October states "That from and after the 15th day of November, 1917, and during the present war with Germany, it will be unlawful to manufacture, distribute, store, use or possess explosives or ingredients thereof except as provided in said Act." Persons coming within the meaning of this Act may manufacture, distribute, store, use or possess explosives provided a license is granted under the terms of the before mentioned Act of Congress and the undersigned will be in a position to give full information in regard to this matter to interested parties.