The Hamptons Union, April 14, 1921

Hampton News

The annual Glee Club Concert of Hampton Academy takes place Saturday evening, the 16th, at eight o'clock and promises to be a success. General admission, 35c; children, 25c. A fine reader has been secured and Wright's concert and dance orchestra will make the evening complete. A car leaves for Exeter after the dance.

Archie Bent was a visitor in town Sunday, coming here in his new Ford sedan.

The Old Folks concert will be held the 30th of this month if all goes well. Those in this concert should be at all the rehearsals from now on.

Last night of the Grange contest is Friday night. The Blue leads by three at present. Come and help your side win.

In the account of the Monday club meeting last week no mention was made of Mrs. Jennie F. Stevens. Mrs. Stevens was unable to be present but she was one of the hostesses and should have been so reported.

Mr. Charles Sargent, long a summer resident of Hampton died in his home in Boston on Tuesday. The remains will be brought to Hampton Friday on the train arriving here at 2:17 P. M. and there will be services at the grave.

Mrs. Austin Mace returned home on Sunday after a successful operation in the Sacred Heart Hospital in Manchester. A mistake in last week's report gave the name Mrs. Austin Weare for Mrs. Austin Mace.

Mrs. Albert Coffin who has been seriously ill for the past two weeks is slowly recovering.

Mr. Joseph C. Veo has sold his bungalow to Mr. Kernan of Durham, a retired army officer, and moved to Hudson, Mass.

Mrs. Walter Scott who was taken very ill on Saturday is reported a little better.

Howard G. Lane has purchased a Studebaker Coupe, strictly up to date with every improvement. A very handsome car.

On Wednesday evening the U. W. Club were delightfully entertained at the home of Mrs. Belle Dearborn. Delicious refreshments of pineapple sponge, assorted cakes, cookies and coffee were served. First prizes were awarded to Mr. Charles Raymond and Mrs. William Cash. Consolation prizes to Miss Alice Brooks and Mr. Willard Emery.

Sixty members of the Washington Club of Lowell, an exclusive organization limited to a membership of 100, were banqueted at Cutler's hotel at 12:30 today.

The Mothers' Circle will meet with Mrs. E. J. Brown next Wednesday, April 20th.

Miss Helen Gilpatrick entertained most delightfully the members of the Whatsoever Circle last Saturday afternoon. Refreshments were served.

Next Sunday the people of Hampton will have an opportunity to hear Dr. F. W. Stait who has spent a large part of his life in India. He is also an explorer and scientist. Dr. Stait will preach in the Baptist church at 10:30 in the morning and in the evening will give an illustrated lecture on India. His views are from real life and are valuable from an educational standpoint. We especially invite the pupils of the high and grammar schools. We urge all our Hampton folks to take advantage of this privilege and be on hand to hear Dr. Stait. At the close of the lecture a silver offering will be taken.

The Monday Club will give a Colonial Tea in the town hall, Monday, April 18, from three to five o'clock, which it is hoped will be liberally patronized. There will be entertainment of music, reading, a farce, etc. Tables containing dainties consisting of tea, cake, sandwiches, salads, ice cream and punch will be presided over by the ladies of the club. The entertainment will be in charge of Mrs. Spackman and Mrs. Emma Young, all presided over by Mrs. Emma Young. Come and bring all your friends. Admission: 15c; children under 12, 10c. There will be a business meeting of the club at 12:30 P. M.

The regular meeting of the W. R. Corps was held on Wednesday with a good representation of its members present. In the absence of the President, Mrs. Freda Coffin, Mrs. Marston presided. Reports were read by delegates to the Grand Army Convention in Concord last week.

Miss Esther Hunt of the Domestic Science Class of Durham College is observing in the High School and boarding with Miss Toppan during her six weeks stay in town.

George Carlton moved his family this week into the house formerly owned by the late Mr. George Washington Godfrey and the Murray family has moved on Pine Road.

The H. T. G. Club was delightfully entertained by Mrs. Mary Brown on Thursday. Handsome favors were awarded to Mrs. Frank O'Dea, Mrs. Frank Brooks and Mrs. Edwin Batchelder. Choice refreshments of Lobster salad, hot rolls, cake, frozen pudding and coffee were served by the hostess. The next meeting will be entertained by Mrs. Ross and gentlemen's night will be observed in Mechanics Hall on Tuesday evening, May 3.