The Mothers' Circle will entertain the Hampton young folks under ten years of age on Wednesday, April 14, at the School hall. A good time is in store for those attending. If you are under ten and appreciate something interesting, amusing and with just a hint of surprise, plan to be at the hall the 14th.
The Rainbow Trio of Haverhill, well known in town for their remarkable music and stage ability will entertain our folks again in the Town hall, April 28. Laura May Wood Ellis, the reader, will be there; musical numbers and other worthwhile things will be presented. Get your ticket from any of the Methodist choir girls under whose auspices the affair will be put on.
The Methodist Ladies' Aid have postponed their meeting until April 21.
We read in a nearby paper: "East Rochester has again come to the front in the distribution of honors of the senior class of the high school for graduation awarded by virtue of rank. Miss Alice Thompson, daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Roger Thompson, is awarded the salutatory; Miss Eleanor Blaisdell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry F. Blaisdell, third honor, and Wallace Green, son of Mr. and Mrs. Linwood Green, former Cocheco avenue residents, fourth. East Rochester students are doing well in their studies in the high school, and those who are attending the Normal schools and colleges as well."
The Whatsoever Circle will meet Saturday, April 10, at the Congregational vestry at 2:30. Hostesses: Dora Brown, Erma Leavitt, Frances Marelli and Constance Adams.
Mrs. Robert T. Barker has booked passage to Liverpool on the White Star liner "Celtic", sailing from Boston at 2 P. M., Sunday, April 18. She goes to England to care for her mother who was suddenly taken ill.
The Loyal Workers Class of the Baptist church will hold a food sale Saturday afternoon, April 10th, from three to five P. M. in Lane's block. Many good things to tempt you. Come in and visit us.
Monday evening, April 12, a social sale and entertainment "The Family Album" will be held in the Baptist vestry. Ice cream and cake and many good things to be purchased at our different tables. Come and have a good time. The public generally is invited.
Patronize your local movies. A real good show is in store for the patrons at the Local Movie Theatre, Centre School, this week Friday, April 9. A roaring crook melodrama born in the fertile imagination of Bayard Veiller, author of "Within the Law", "The Thirteenth Chair", broken by the blasts of pistols?the shriek of police sirens?the pound of fugitive feet?the train wreck--and warmed by the most beautiful love story ever projected on the screen. A soul-tingling thrill awaits you when you see this startling production "Smooth as Satin", from the play "The Chatterbox", starring Evelyn Brent. Then, for the laughs at Charley Chase in Hal Roach's Pathe comedy "Looking for Sally." If you know where Sally is, don't tell but come and watch Charley find her. And look?cartoonist Paul Terry will have all his characters present in Aesop's Fables, the fun reel for everyone. Also, Pathe News. Come and enjoy the evening. Show starts at 7:45. Feature picture screened at 8:35.
The April meeting of the Parent-Teacher's association will be held at the Centre School building next Monday evening. The business session will include the election of officers for the ensuing year. The social program will be largely musical.
The W. C. T. U. will meet with Mrs. Marion Leavitt on Friday of next week. Those who have the dollar for the "Experience gifts" will bring them to this meeting.
The Congregational church was pretty, on Sunday, with its lilies and blossoming plants. A good sermon and pleasing cantata in the evening drew good audiences. Miss Marston and Mrs. Dennett had drilled the young singers.
Mrs. Addie B. Brown has been in town a few days, visiting friends. She has gone to her sister's, Mrs. York's, for a short time.
The program for the Congregational Missionary meeting was furnished by the young people. Mrs. Hutchings, Mrs. Young and Mrs. Brown were hostesses and furnished a delicious supper.
Gordon and Eleanor Godfrey were recent guests at their grandparents', Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Godfrey.
A series of Poultry meetings has been arranged by the County Agent. Hampton's will be held with Rev. J. H. Cummings, April 12 at 10 A. M. Seabrook's, Wednesday, April 14, at 2 P. M., with C. A. Pollard. These will be of much interest to poultry-men.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur B. Blake observed their 60th wedding anniversary at their home on the Mill road, March 28. A reception was held that the many friends and relatives of the old and respected couple might congratulate them upon their half century and over of married life. Mr. Blake was born February 29, 1844 in Hampton, and in his early days was a fisherman. Later he took up the occupation of farming. He served two enlistments in the Civil war, as an army man. Mrs. Blake was a native of Seabrook and was formerly Miss Sarah A. Jones. She was married to Mr. Blake March 28, 1866 at the Baptist parsonage in town. Besides the two children, Mrs. Alice Philbrick and Joseph A. Blake, they have six grandchildren and six great grandchildren. In spite of their years both Mr. and Mrs. Blake are in good health.
The wedding of Miss Hazel Brown and Mr. Norman Coffin at the home of the bride, Saturday afternoon, was a very pretty affair and was performed in the presence of close friends and relatives, Rev. John Cummings officiating. After the ceremony a reception was held and was attended by a large number of persons. The double ring ceremony was used. Robert Brown and Russell Moulton were ushers. The bride was attended by Miss Josephine Moulton of North Hampton, as made of honor while Clyde Brown of Hampton, brother of the bride, acted as best man. Margaret Tobey, Wilma Toppan, Evelyn Brown and Agatha Towle assisted in serving at the reception. Following a honeymoon trip the couple will take up residence in Hampton.
The wedding of Miss Gertrude Blake of this town and Arthur Sherburne of Amesbury, Mass., took place Saturday afternoon at the Methodist parsonage, Rev. Robert S. Barker officiating. The bride was attended by her cousin, Miss Ruth Blake and the best man was Ralph Boardman of Amesbury. The couple will reside in Amesbury, following a wedding trip, for there the groom is employed. Mrs. Sherburne is a graduate of the Academy, class of 1923.
Last Saturday night on the way to North Hampton to repeat the Operetta which the Academy recently presented here, Mrs. Coombs met with an auto accident when her car struck another drawn up beside the road. Wilfred Cunningham, with her in the machine, was cut by flying glass and had to be treated by Doctor Ward. He took his part in the entertainment, however.