The Hamptons Union, April 3, 1924

Vol. XXVI, No. 14

Hampton News

Miss Eleanor Marston has accepted a position as instructor in drawing, in the Riverside, New Jersey schools.

The West End Club was entertained by Mrs. N. M. Batchelder March 27. After the business and literary program was carried out a very social hour was enjoyed and delicious refreshments were served by the hostess.

Mr. and Mrs Drew A. Bernard (Nee Wilda Chipman), f Hollywood, California are receiving congratulations on the birth of a daughter, born April 1.

We are glad to hear of Miss Frances Towle's health much improved after her severe illness.

Yesterday is an outlawed account! Tomorrow is a risky promissory note!

But to-day ---- what?

It is the real cash. Invest it in something worth while. Don't waste it. Work in the Christian Endeavor at the Congregational church.

Leader ---- Dorothy Gilpatrick. Topic, "How Jesus Loved and Served." Do not forget that it is a Consecration Meeting.

Miss Donna Marston of Whitefield, New Hampshire spent a few days with Mr. and Mrs. Harry Moore. Mrs. Moore's mother, Mrs. L. F. Follansby is now her guest and expects to remain with her thru the spring.

Mr. and Mrs. Dennison of Montreal, Canada are guests of their brother-in law Mr. G. Sumner Fall.

Mr. Leslie Cummings, brother of Rev. Mr. John Cummings has been spending his spring vacation at the parsonage.

Mrs. H. P. Wells has returned to Hampton and opened her pleasant home on Nook Lane Road, after spending the winter with her sons in Amesbury and Philadelphia, and daughter in New York.

The forty-fourth annual convention of the New Hampshire Women's Relief Corp, will be held in the First Baptist Church, Concord, Thursday and Friday, April 10 and 11, for the election of officers and the transaction of such business as may legally come before it.

An open competitive examination for the position of Postmaster at Rye Beach, N. H. will be held at the Centre school house at Hampton, N. H. at 2 o'clock on April 26, 1924. For information apply at Hampton, N. H. post office.

The moving pictures in the school building last Friday evening were very much enjoyed. This week there is to be one reel of educational film entitled "Touring California Ports" and a seven reel feature in which the always likeable Thomas Meigham will appear in a Cappy Ricks Sea Story. There will be pictures on Friday, April 11.

After a five months sojourn in the south visiting her daughter, Mrs. Franklin and relatives, Mrs. Caroline Shea has returned to Hampton.

Tuesday evening, April 1, The Friendly Class of the Congregational Church held a very enjoyable Poverty Party. The committee in charge were Mrs. Marvin Young, Mrs. Della Nudd and Mrs. Harry Moore. No admission was charged but penalties for too good clothes and the prices of the sandwiches and coffee gave the class a balance of $15.00.

Owing to the painful illness of Mrs. Charles P. Buck, the store has been closed since the 17th. She is improving slowly and wishes to thank the many friends of Hampton and Portsmouth for the beautiful flowers she has received, especially the beautiful pot of spring tulips from Mr. Chester Grady, the beautiful singer and the kind messages and cards of sympathy she has received. One and all she sincerely thanks you.

Tuesday, April 1, one of the most successful meat-pie suppers was held at the Methodist church. Between $30.00 and $35.00 was realized. A number who attended were heard to say it was the best church supper they ever attended.

If you want a good laugh don't fail to see "Miss Fearless and Co." in the town hall Friday evening, April 11. Dance following. Berkan's Orchestra. Adults 35c; Children 25c.Tickets are in charge of Mrs. Myers. All children selling 10 will be admitted free.

Roscoe Palmer will arrive home from Florida, April 19, after which he will be ready for business as usual.

Mr. Leslie Cummings a Sophomore at the University of N. H. was a visitor at the Congregational parsonage last week.

The Monday Club will spend "an afternoon with Whittier" in the Centre school building on Monday, April 7.

The Ladies' Aid of the Congregational church will be entertained by Miss Mary Toppan next Wednesday afternoon. Please note change in date.

Rev. Mr. Barker of the Methodist church is absent this week attending the conference at Laconia. There will be no morning service in that church.

Remember the meeting Saturday night. Seven forty-five at the chapel.

Highways Closed To Heavy Trucks:

Notice is hereby given that agreeably to Chapter 32, Laws of 1921, as amended by Chapter 61, Laws of 1921, amending Chapter 96, Laws of 1917 relating to the protection of State roads. The following rules and regulations are in effect:


All motor vehicles of over four (4) tons gross weight (vehicle and load) and all horse drawn vehicles on wheels of over two and one half (2 ½) tons gross weight (vehicle and load) are prohibited the use of all the Trunk Line, Cross State and State Aid roads of this State from 7 a. m. March 26, 1924 until further notice.


Selectmen of towns will see that suitable notices are placed in conspicuous places so that the public may be immediately informed of this order.


Notice shall be given police, constables, or other administrators of the law with instructions to enforce the provisions of this act.


The purpose of these rules and regulations is to protect the highways of the state during the frost season and will be withdrawn as soon as conditions permit.

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........ and set out trees around the sides. It is planned to have each tree donated as a memorial to an individual or a family.

The towns which were originally a part of Hampton have been approached in regard to this scheme, and two of them, Hampton Falls and North Hampton, have expressed their willingness to join in such an undertaking.

There will be a meeting of the association in the Congregational Chapel Tuesday evening, April 22, at 7:30 o'clock. Everyone who can do so is urged to be present. It is hoped there will be a large attendance.

Mr. I. S. Jones, the president of the association, has been unsparing both of his time and his energy to get under way this project which is worthy of the serious consideration and cooperation of every citizen of the town.

The many friends of Charles J. Sullivan, Mr. Greenman's popular chauffer, are pleased to see him about again after a serious illness from influenza which confined him to the house for more than three weeks.

Friday, April 25, at the Hampton town hall, Mr. Chester Grady will give a concert of miscellaneous songs and character readings. Mr. Grady's delightful voice is well known by all, as he has always been so willing to sing when asked. Now is the time to show appreciation for his kindnesses and make his concert a success. The tickets will be 35 cents for adults, 25 cents for children.

Mrs. Howard B. Lane with her son Mr. Wheaton Lane, is spending a short vacation at (illegible)c City.