The Hamptons Union, November 20, 1924

Vol. XXVI, No. 47

Hampton News

Mrs. Emma Sykes of Dover has been the guest of Mrs. Sara E. Rose recently.

Dr. and Mrs. Arthur Ward cordially invite their friends in town to their house-warming Saturday evening, Nov. 29 from 8:00 to 10:00.

Mr. and Mrs. James McLeod of Haverhill were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. G. Sumner Fall.

Clarence Philbrook has gone to Harrison, New York, for an extended visit with his aunt, Mrs. Benjamin Colvin.

Monday evening the Men's club held a successful meeting in the Congregational chapel. Thirty-three members sat down to a very delicious hot roast beef supper, well served by some of the wives of the members. After the supper they repaired to the upstairs room to enjoy their program. After community singing, Mr. Lee Brow, secretary of the Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce, gave the men a very fine talk on those characteristics which go to make up true manhood.

It is expected that Mr. Raymond Buker of Boston will preach in the Baptist Church next Sunday morning and evening.

Mr. Walter A. Scott, a beloved citizen of Hampton, for some years in the U. S. Postal Service, died suddenly Wednesday night from pneumonia. The funeral will be in the Congregational Church Friday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock.

Mrs. Nellie Nudd of So. Weymouth, Mass., will spend the winter with her daughter, Mrs. Arthur Sanborn, Mill road. Mrs. Nudd is a nurse of long experience and has followed her profession almost continuously since she has been in So. Weymouth.

Monday afternoon the Monday club held a Reciprocity meeting at the Centre school. Because of the intense cold the meeting was not largely attended but those who did go were given a very enjoyable program. Piano selections were rendered by Miss Katherine Gookin and Helen Lamprey. A violin solo was played by Master Joseph Raymond, accompanied by his sister, Miss Edith, and also Miss Scagel of the Emerson College of Oratory of Boston gave two dramatic readings. The program closed with the singing of America. The hostesses had decorated the tables in the dining room with red candles, the soft glow adding to the beauty of the scene, and at each place a small bouquet of red alder and hemlock was laid. Sandwiches, cake and chocolate was served.

All stores in the village will be closed all day Thanksgiving day and will be open Wednesday evening, Nov. 26.

Owing to the funeral of Mr. Walter A. Scott on Friday the W. C. T. U. meeting will be held Saturday afternoon.

On Wednesday evening the Mothers' Circle entertained the fathers of the circle with a very fine dinner and after-dinner speaking at Mrs. Thomas Hobbs tea room at the Beach. Mrs. Hobbs served the famous chicken dinner which everyone enjoyed. During the dinner Norman Leavitt of North Hampton and Joseph Raymond furnished music. Before the program, with all standing, a short prayer was offered for the family of Mr. Walter Scott, who was to have been one of the guests. Mrs. Everett Nudd, the president, made a most gracious toastmistress, introducing as the speakers Prof. Mark Dauber of Boston University and Mr. Brown of the Single Tax League of N. Y. City, who gave splendid thoughts concerning our wonderful opportunities here in this town along happy community lines. Prof. Dauber closed the evening with several amusing songs and piano logs. Dancing was enjoyed by all before the party finally wended its way homeward.

School News:

It is with regret that we announce that a member of the ninth grade, Roy Chase, passed away after a short illness of infantile paralysis. The sympathy of his schoolmates is extended to his family.

Our schools have been saddened by the loss of one of our 9th grade boys, Roy Chase of North Hampton. His death came on Thursday evening, Nov. 13, after a short illness. He was well liked and will be missed by all who knew him.

Bouquets of flowers were sent by the Football Squad and the Hampton Junior High School. So large a sum of money was contributed by the school that not only were flowers sent, but also a fund of nine dollars will be reserved as the "Chase fund" to be used in times of illness of other students.