The Hamptons Union, August 28, 1924

Vol. XXVI, No. 35

Hampton News

The Congregational Missionary auxilliary will be Wednesday September 10, instead of September 3, which would bring it in Carnival Week.

Rev. G. W. Clark of Farmington will preach at the Baptist Church Sunday morning and at the Union Service in the Baptist Church in the evening at 7:30.

The Congregational picnic which was postponed because of rain on Tuesday will be held on Friday. Autos will leave the church promptly at nine o'clock.

The annual outing of the W. C. T. U. on Friday at Plaice Cove in the Wheaton Cottage was a great success as to number present, an excellent dinner and meeting. The next meeting will probably be held the forth Wednesday in September instead of the third for convenience of some of the members.

Rev. George W. Clark is to preach in Convention Hall Sunday, August 31, at 9 o'clock a.m.

Mr. and Mrs. Mahlon Perkins and Mahlon Jr. and Mrs. Perkins' mother are occupying Mrs. Martha Locke's tenement for a few weeks.

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Jefferson and daughter of Cliftondale, Mass., have returned home after a few days visit with Mrs. Gilpatrick.

Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Howe announce the engagement of their daughter, Beatrice Gertrude, to Mr. Harold Edwin Wason of Chester, N. H.

There will be no services in the Methodist Church next Sunday as the Methodist Camp Meeting at Hedding is now in session.

Master Perry Hobbs, son of Mr. Winfield Hobbs of Mansfield is visiting with his aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Warren Hobbs.

Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Webster of Haverhill were week end guests of Mr. and Mrs. Everett Nudd.

Mr. and Mrs. Beacher Yeaton celebrated their eighth wedding anniversary on Friday. They were guests of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur Ward at dinner and the evening was spent in Portsmouth.

Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Hayes of Dover and Mr. Harry A. Penniman of Cambridge, Mass., were week end guests at the Rose Cottage, also Mr. and Mrs. Hume, their son and daughter and grandchild were visitors with Mrs. Sara E. Rose at her home, Rose Cottage, Beach Road.

At the Congregational church next Sunday the Pastor Rev. John Cummings will take for the subject of the morning service, "Religion and Progress." The subject of the evening service will be, "Rolling Stones."

Mrs. Georgie E. L. Marston, of North Hampton, formerly of Hampton, wife of Sheldon Marston, died at her home Wednesday morning, aged 46. She was born in North Hampton, Nov. 30, 1878, a daughter of George L. and Isadore (Page) Garland, and had always lived there until her marriage. She leaves a husband and three children.

Through the real estate office of W. L. Traversy on Lafayette Road the Benjamin Leavitt place on Exeter Road owned by John H. Davis, has been sold to Mr. Joseph Pavey of East Lexington, Mass., who purchases it for his permanent residence. He will remodel the house and make it an attractive place. Mr. Traversy has also sold for George H. Rodigrass his residence at the five corners to Mr. Arthur Durkee of Lynn, Mass., who takes possession November 1. Mr. Rodigrass will go to Florida in November.

Charlotte M. Cooper of Portland, Maine enjoyed a most delightful week at Hampton Beach with her sister, Mrs. Charles B. Buck.

H. G. Lane is having the house occupied by W. L. Traversy improved with a coat of paint.

John Davis, who recently sold his residence on the Exeter road, will soon move to North Hampton.

Mr. Archie Williams, a well known architect, has recently purchased the George Dearborn property in the Bride Hill district. Mr. Williams will greatly improve the property for a permanent home. A cordial welcome is extended to Mr. Williams by the citizens of Hampton.

Mrs. Ernest Alger, Miss Mildred Doyle and Mrs. Doyle of Arlington, Mass., are enjoying themselves at Hampton Beach, staying at the Tu-Lu Cottage. Mr. Alger motored down from Boston over the week end.

Mrs. Frank Coffin returned from the hospital on Friday.

Mr. Russell Leavitt and family moved to town on Wednesday from Wollaston. They will live in the apartment of Addie Brown's house now occupied by Mr. Fall's family. Mr. Leavitt comes to take the position of principal of the High school. He is a graduate of Dartmouth and of Harvard. After leaving college he was instructor in the American college in Syria. For the past two years besides his business he has been leader of the Boy Scouts. He comes well prepared to guide the young people of this town in their quest for higher education.