The Hamptons Union, August 2, 1923

Hampton News

The Monday Club was delightfully entertained this week by Mrs. James Tufts and daughter.

Miss Marian Lamprey and fiance Mr. Arthur Louis Penniman, of Boston, whose engagement was announced last week were week end guests of her father, Judge Howell M. Lamprey.

Miss Constance L. Adams is visiting relatives at Sherborn, Mass.

Best pastry flour at 69 cents a Bag, or $5.40 a Barrel. Co-op.

Miss Ruth Perkins was a week end guest of her mother, motoring down from Boston with her brother, Carl Perkins, who has a cottage on the beach.

Miss Ernestine Cole is enjoying an automobile trip to New York with friends. She plans to return this week.

Mrs. Wallace Mullen enjoyed a week end with Rev. G. W. Clark and family this week.

Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Spackman were guests of Mr. and Mrs. William T. Ross this week.

Mr. Howard Arnold of New York City, has entered the employ of the Rockingham Printing Co. as a linotype machinist operator.

At the Methodist parsonage Wednesday evening Mr. Elmer L. Reed of Hampton Beach, and Miss Pearl E. Holbrook of Worcester, were united in marriage by Rev. R. S. Barker. The couple will make their home at the Beach this summer.

Miss Dorothy Barker is visiting her sister at Pearly Lake, West Rindge.

Mr. James Kershaw of Fall River spent a couple of days with his sister, Mrs. Gilpatrick.

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Jefferson and daughter of Cliftondale who spent the week with Mrs. Gilpatrick, have returned home.

Mr. John Olson has entered the Maine Hospital in Portland for treatment.

Miss Taylor of Norwood, Maine, is visiting her sister, Mrs. Fred Harrison.

Guy Mitchell and John McPhe of Boston, spent Sunday with Mrs. Mary Brown.

Fresh Eggs, guaranteed in cartons, 39 cents a dozen. Co-op.

New Potatoes, 59 cents 15 lb. Co-op.

Mrs. Fisher and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Crowell motored to Portland and Old Orchard Beach on Monday.

Mrs. C. F. Adams is spending a week in Camden, N. J., her former home.

The vacant store in the Post Office building has been leased by the Atlantic & Pacific Co., who will soon open one of their chain of stores there.

Mrs. Ernest Mace, nee Miss Fay Hill, has entered the Exeter Hospital for heart trouble having strained the muscles of her heart.

Miss Ruth Barker is spending two weeks with friends in Boston.

Best Bread Flour at 89 cents a Bag, or $6.97 a Barrel. Co-op.

Supt. Frank Stevens of the Street Railway is just getting about again after a ten days' illness with the shingles and neuritis.

Ernest G. Cole is fitting up a fine suite of rooms for Dr. Ward on the first floor of the Williams building, recently purchased by Mr. Cole. There will be three rooms in the suite, a general reception room, consulting room and laboratory, all handsomely finished. With the leasing of this apartment the entire building is now occupied. The remainder of the first floor is a dressmaking parlor and the upper floor is occupied by Charles Tarlton and Mr. Grant.

Sugar 9-1/2 cents a pound. Co-op.

The W. R. Corps will hold its regular meeting next week Aug. 8th, at 2:30 p.m.

Leroy King, a conductor on the Exeter, Hampton and Amesbury street railway, was struck by an automobile while standing on the running board collecting fares Wednesday. He was knocked from the car, receiving cuts on his head and face. The accident happened in Exeter.

A few of the older natives of the town have been requested to furnish something to represent Hampton on the Old Home Day at the Beach. This has nothing to do with carnival week as it comes the week before.

Dr. Arthur Ward has had quite a busy week with calls for his services.

There is a lawn party talked of for the near future. It will be held by all of the ladies of the Congregational Church. The proceeds will be used for renovating the parsonage.

Friends of Rupert Lindsey are glad to see him in town.

A very pleasant meeting of the Congregational Missionary Society was held with Mrs. S. M. Lane at her cottage at the Beach. There were about twenty five present including a number of visitors.

Mrs. Alys G. Hemingway has been appointed to succeed Miss Ethel M. Dill, who retires on Wednesday as nurse director at the Prendergast Preventorium at Mattapan. Mrs. Hemingway has had considerable experience in hospital work and is well qualified to assume the care and responsibility of the thirty children who are patients at the institution. She was born in Paris of American parents and received her early education in Europe, including two years at Trion College, Cornwall. On coming to this country she was graduated from the State Normal School at New Britain, Conn., after which she completed post-graduate courses at Yale in psychology and pedagogy. Since that time she has had ten years of professional and four years of teaching experience. She has had charge of a department of the New England Hospital for Women and Children in this city and was superintendant and instructor of nurses at Grace Hospital, New Haven, Conn. Three years ago she entered Red Cross work and has been engaged in public health nursing and school work since.
---Boston Evening Transcript; July 28, 1923


Funeral services for Ex -Alderman George O. Tilton of Haverhill, Mass., who died Thursday evening at his summer home on Ocean Avenue, were held Saturday afternoon from the home and were largely attended. Rev. A. J. Hook of Haverhill officiated, and delegations were present from the Masonic bodies, the Elks, Haverhill. The Whittier and The Knights of Pythias quartet sang three selections. The bearers were William Sleeper of Exeter; John Paul of Camden, Me; George Tupper and Andrew J. Tilton of Haverhill. Burial was in Linwood Cemetery, Haverhill, with the Knights of Pythias holding committal services.

More than $250 was collected here at Hampton Beach for the benefit of the fresh air fund of the Bethany Cottage at Boar's Head. Subscriptions amounting to $103.90 were raised previous to the tag day through the efforts of Ethel G. Powers, ably assisted by Mrs. Mary Hazen and Mrs. Nellie Poore, both of Manchester. The tags were distributed to boy and girl workers who collected $149.65. Kenneth Devine of Roslindale, Mass., led all other workers, collecting a total of $25. Next in line was Paul Moore, with $18 to his credit. Other workers included Robert Lazell, Helen Haley, May McLaughlin, of Manchester, Esther Scott and Dorothy Hobbs of Hampton, Muriel Chase of Henniker, Grace Means of Goffstown, Gladys Minor of Springfield and Sallie Tuck of Salem.