The Hamptons Union, July 20, 1922

Hampton News

Hon. Windsor H. Goodnow of Keene, candidate for governor, has been spending two days at Hampton Beach, making his headquarters at Cutler's.

Miss Adeline C. Marston attended the National Education Convention in Boston, staying thru the whole week.

Friends of Thomas Cogger are glad to see him out again.

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Tolman are enjoying a trip up country.

William A. Blake's men are painting the Greenman and Pethybridge shoe shop.

Mrs. Annie M. True started for Cleveland, Ohio, on Tuesday to visit her uncle, Mr. Ambrose Swasey. They will return by auto.

The Currier Studio has some excellent views of the Center School house on souvenir postcards.

Mrs. George Coffin is with Mrs. Vianna Marston during her daughter's absence. Mrs. Marston observed her 81st birthday on Tuesday.

The matter of a union picnic is being discussed by the several Sunday schools in town.

Emmons Coffin, who is manager of one of the departments of the Electrical plant in Lynn, Mass., was a weekend guest of his mother, Mrs. George Coffin.

Mr. and [Mrs.?] Glines spent the weekend upcountry, bringing home a large quantity of blue berries, supplying neighbors and friends.

Blake Roberts, who has charge of the Currier Studio by the depot, took a photograph of the shoe shop and employees Wednesday.

Mrs. Arthur Ward and daughter, Barbara, of Cambridge and Master Hugh Pratt are guests of Mrs. Addie B. Brown's.

Many fields are so wet that farmers cannot cut their hay. Many gardens have also been ruined that are in low grounds.

Many are availing themselves to the low priced goods at the new Co-op store.

There are many visitors at the churches on Sunday now, who help fill the empty pews.

Superintendent L. F. Stevens of the Street railway has arranged to place on sale tickets for the trip between Hampton Depot and Exeter at 30 cents for the round, good on Tuesdays only. As the Exeter stores are open on Tuesday evenings this will be of advantage to many who which to trade in Exeter. Tickets on sale at the drug store and Tobey and Merrill's office. Hampton Beach citizens are also offered reduced rates to Exeter and return at 40 cents for the round trip, good on Tuesdays only. Tickets at the Starter's office.

Mrs. W. H. Magoun of Danby, Conn., has been visiting Mrs. Charles Palmer and Mrs. Fred Perkins the past few weeks.

A lawn party will be held on the church lawn Tuesday evening, the 25th, by the Ladies' Aid Society of the Methodist church. There will be lots of eats and features of special interest.

Miss Etta Blake attended the school of Religious Education at Durham, as a delegate from the Seaside District Sunday School Association.

Mrs. Howard G. Lane was invited to Hampton Falls on Wednesday to speak to the W. C. T. U. Circle. She was accompanied by Miss Ruth Hall and Mrs. Marion Leavitt. On Thursday Mrs. Lane read a paper before the Woman's Club in Hampton Falls on Russia. The paper was enthusiastically applauded. The club was entertained by Miss Frances Healy in her beautiful home.

Mail carrier Walter Scott motors to Epping every night, his family being located there for the summer,

A community food sale will be held Friday P. M., August 4th, on the lawn of C. S. Toppan. Object: To swell the fund for a new piano to be placed in the Central School Building. Look for further notice next week.

Hen thieves might not be so bold if they knew of the shotguns and traps that have been prepared for them.

Miss Edith Bennett, the noted American born and trained soprano of Concord, N. H., and adjudged by the leading American music critics to be the greatest musical find of the 1921-22 season, is to devote two weeks to singing in her home state next season. Calvin Harris, Hotel San Remo, New York City, her director, states in a letter as follows: "Should any Hampton musical club, lodge or other organization desire to arrange for a concert by Miss Bennett during 1922-23, I would be pleased to hear from the Chairman of the Entertainment Committee as soon as possible."

Ladies of the Monday Club have planned for an outing to be held at York Beach Tuesday, July 25, weather permitting. All members wishing to go please get in touch with the committee not later than Monday noon: Mrs. William Cash, Mrs. John Wingate, Mrs. A. Glidden.

Ralph Marden:

Ralph Marden of New York city for many years, and prominent in the insurance world, passed away at 6:45 p.m., Sunday, after an illness of more than a year of bright's disease.

Mr. Marden had recently come to Portsmouth, N. H., where he resided at 306 Aldrich Road at time of decease, hoping that being in the open country surrounding would partially restore his broken health and shattered nerves, but to no avail. He was for twenty-five years connected with New York Casualty Companies. He was born and educated in Boston and came of old New England stock, his ancestry dating from 1680. He was a Past Master of Montclair Lodge, F. and A. M., and a Companion of Morning Star Chapter R. A. M. of Springfield, Mass. Mr. Marden had spent many summer months in this village and at the Beach. He is survived by a widow and a brother. A man of much ability and many fine qualities he made many friends and was held in much esteem. He will be greatly missed among his many acquaintances here.