The Hamptons Union, August 31, 1922

Hampton News

Mr. Joplin fell from a staging upon which he was working on Wednesday, cracking a rib and severely shaking him.

The pastors of the town will each preach Sunday morning on the necessity of retaining the Eighteenth Amendment. In the evening at the Congregational Church Rev. Jonathan Lewis, the state prohibition officer will give the people a profitable account of his work.

John H. Chipman is spending the week with his relatives at the "Antoinette," Stony Point.

Dr. Charles White, Secretary of the Baptist Home Missionary Society occupied the Baptist pulpit on Sunday morning.

The midnight hours are very exciting for people in the square. Confiscation of autos with liquor are almost a nightly occurrence. The local officers are fortunate in having the advice of Rev. Jonathan Lewis, state enforcement officer, who is staying at the beach.

The committee for purchasing a piano for the New School building are working to have it ready when school opens.

The Woman's Missionary Society of the Congregational church will be held at Mrs. J. Q. Bennett's on Wednesday the 13th.

Mrs. Rebecca R. Leavitt will observe her 83rd birthday on Friday, September 1.

As the County Sunday School Convention was announced for the same date as the County W. C. T. U. was to have been held, it has been thought best to postpone the latter till after the state convention as that comes early this year.

Dr. F. A. Charles of Exeter has rented the store formerly occupied by Carberry's market and is fitting it up for a dentist's office. Dr. Charles is a dentist of long experience and his long practice in Exeter has made many Hampton citizens acquainted with his work.

Frank N. Hall, the manager of the Fellows Box Mill in Brentwood, has some valuable assistance in his campaign for Senator in this town. Charles E. Greenman and General Graves being among the active workers here. Judge Hoyt of Kingston is managing the campaign.

Of the schools in this supervisory district, Newington, New Castle, Rye, Hampton, Hampton Falls and Seabrook will open on Monday, September 11, and the remaining one, North Hampton, will open on Tuesday, September 5.

The food sale advertised last week for September 1, on Belle Dearborn's lawn, will be postponed to a later date on account of the pageant.

The W. C. T. U. annual outing on Friday was a very pleasant affair and a large number attended the outing in the Wheaton Cottage, Plaice Cove. A sumptuous dinner was served at noon and a meeting held in the afternoon; scriptures being read and prayer offered by the Rev. Bernard Christopher. All the ladies who went by mistake last week were delighted to go again, they enjoyed it so much, as did everyone.

The Congregational Missionary auxiliary will be entertained by Mrs. Bennett on Wednesday, September 13, and not on the 14th as stated last week. A Distinguished Visitor [Page 8]

Hampton Beach was favored this week by the presence of William Jennings Bryan, who is touring New England with a party of friends. During his stay here Mr. Bryant's party made a side trip to Exeter and visited the academy grounds, the new soldier's monument, and other places of historic interest.