The Hamptons Union, April 11, 1918

Hampton News

The Seaside District Sunday School Association will be held at the Baptist church, Hampton, on Wednesday, May 8, 1918.

Mr. and Mrs. Daniel English of Methuen, Mass., spent Sunday with Miss Flora Johnson.

Mrs. Abbie Leavitt, widow of Jacob Leavitt, North Beach, died in Ipswich, Mass., after a short illness. She will be brought to Hampton for burial on Friday. There will be a service in the Baptist Church Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.

Jacob T. Godfrey started for St. Paul, Minn., on Tuesday. He was called there by the illness of his son, Percy.

Word from Howard G. Lane gives a very encouraging report of his condition. Mr. Lane has not had an operation but is receiving treatment and improving satisfactorily.

Mrs. Dorothy Wayman, daughter of Capt. Charles Washington Godfrey, will spend the summer at Mrs. Donnell's. Mrs. Wayman's husband is in Japan, where she intends to join him with her two little children, but will not at present.

Mrs. Katherine James and Mrs. Marion Leavitt are delegates to the W. R. C. Dept. convention in Concord this week.

Miss Elizabeth Norris has opened her house on Lafayette road for the summer.

Some vandals have been breaking into houses beginning with Amos Leavitt's bungalow and going through the North Beach road.

The following item was taken from a little paper, "The Gleaner," published by the Montgomery Industrial School, Montgomery, Alabama: "One of the Red Cross nurses of the base hospital at Camp Sheridan is a personal friend of one of our teachers. Our home is open to her at any and all times. She has few hours off duty but said when here recently, "The home folks feel so much better now they know I have a home to go to." Miss Jeannette White is from Hampton, N.H., a lovely Christian nurse. As she talked of her work, and her face lighted up, we felt we had a veritable Florence Nightingale with us. When she said in leaving, 'I thank you for this bit of rest,' we said, 'You have left a benediction behind.'"

The Mothers' Circle met with Mrs. William Gilpatrick Wednesday evening, April 3. Subject, "Moral Education in the School." Mrs. Mabel Johnson will entertain the Circle on Wednesday evening April 17. The subject of the evening will be "The Necessity of Occupation for Children".

Mr. John H. Moran, a highly respected citizen of Hampton, died March 31, 1918. He was born in Suncook, N. H., August 28, 1835, spending the earlier years of his life there as a carpenter. He lived in Hampton Falls and Exeter before settling in Hampton twenty-four years ago. The funeral service was held at his home April 3, Rev. Mr. Sterns conducting the services. He leaves one daughter, Mrs. LaForest N. Newman of Norwood, Mass., and four grandchildren. Raymond A Morgan, in the merchant marine service, Grace I. Blake of Medford, Mass., and Henry M. and Herbert LaForest Newman of Norwood, Mass.