The Hamptons Union, July 2, 1925

Hampton News

Mrs. Ed Langley has been visiting friends in Concord for the past week.

Mrs. Maurice Butler at Young's corner has opened a Home Cooking Service. She will cook only upon order, but is prepared to so all kinds of cooking, including baked beans, brown bread, white bread, cake pastry, cookies, etc. Mrs. Butler's cooking is highly recommended. See her adv. in another column.

Harry I. Noyes and men began last Monday on the band stand, which is located on the green in the Depot Yard. It will be finished and ready for the first concert next Monday evening. These concerts are to be given on Monday evening each week throughout the season, beginning sharply at 7:00 o'clock and closing at 8:30 in time for all who wish to take the 8:40 car for Hampton Beach. These concerts should be of considerable benefit to the business men of the village, as they are sure to draw large crowds as soon as it is known that they are to be regular features. The stand was built by public subscription under the direction of Chester G. Marston, and very much credit is due him for starting a movement that is sure to be popular.

Mr. and Mrs. J. Hale James, Mrs. Jessie Towle, Mrs. Frank James, Mrs. Merton James, Mrs. Alice Swain, Mrs. Sarah Batchelder and Russell True of Oceanside Grange attended the session of N. H. State Grange held in Exeter. Mrs. Batchelder and Mrs. Russell True took the 5th and 6th degrees at that time. The officers of Winnicunnett Rebekah Lodge No. 26 were pleasantly entertained by the Past Noble Grands' club at the home of the President Sister Past Noble Grand, Caroline Cole. A short program consisting of music and readings was presented by Sister Past Noble Grand Noyes and Stevens. Light refreshments of ice cream and assorted cookies were served and a special hour was enjoyed by all.

There will be a joint meeting of the Meeting House Green Memorial Association and the Town Committee in the Center School House, Thursday, July 2nd, at 2:30 p.m.

There will be a meeting of the Women's Relief Corps on Wednesday evening and the department president, Mrs. Elizabeth Mason of Berlin, N. H. will be present and hopes to meet all the members.

Saturday, July 4th, will be observed as Defense Day at Hampton Beach. A program will be presented in front of the Casino at 1:30 instead of 4:30 as was previously stated. Program will be as follows: Band Concert, Community Singing, Invocation. Plans for National Defense, by Warren E. Clark, captain of the 97th Tank Co., and an address by Dr. Neal of Portsmouth.

A Memorial Service was held for Mrs. Fred Quimby, Mrs. Esther Coombs singing "Beautiful Isle of Some Where," as the closing song. A social hour followed as the hostesses served a very delicious supper.

Miss Leonore Lane has been entertaining the Misses Driscoll, Hunst, Brow and Globt, all sister class mates of hers at Smith, at the Wheaton cottage at the beach with her mother Mrs. Howard G. Lane as chaperone.

Miss Winifred Thomas of Lynn, Mass., is making an extended visit with her sister, Mrs. Frances Blanchard.

The Union office will be closed all day on Saturday, July 4.

Mrs. J. Carberry and Mrs. A. LaMaie visited friends in Dover, Sunday.

Mr. John Cummings was taken ill very suddenly last Sunday morning. On Tuesday he was taken to the hospital and had a carbuncle opened. The pus had gone through his system making him very ill as well as being very painful.

Miss Charlotte Batchelder and her friend Miss Amelia Titcomb, of Newburyport, are visiting with her aunt, Miss Mary Toppan.

The Mothers' Circle annual picnic will be held Wednesday, June 8th, at the Bath Houses, North Beach. The plans are to gather at about 11 o'clock, enjoy the bathing and have a picnic lunch.

Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Gale moved to their new apartment over their garage, on Lafayette Road, on Monday.

Mr. and Mrs. John W. Nutter and Mrs. Wendell Dyhenian of Chelsea, Mass., have been at their cottage "The Antoinette" on Plaice Cove for a few days, opening it for the season.

Wednesday afternoon the Women's Missionary Society of the Congregational church held its regular monthly meeting, with Mrs. Lucy Marston and Mrs. Carrie Perkins, acting as assistant hostesses. Thirty-five members and guests were present. Mrs. Addie Brown had charge of the devotions and Mrs. Howard G. Lane the program. As the lessons are on the work of the Missionaries in China, Miss Eloise Lane explained most clearly and interestingly the "Causes of the Anti-Christian Movement" which is going on in China today. Mrs. John Graham, wife of the Congregational minister in Kittery, Maine, and also mother of Mrs. Robert McClure, who with her husband are Missionaries in Foo Chow, China, spoke of their work and showed a number of articles sent her by her daughter.

A rather serious accident occurred Sunday on Hampton Falls hill. A new sedan driven by John O'Brien of Everett, Mass., coming down the hill skidded when the brakes were applied. The car swerved to the side of the road and tipped over in the ditch. The five occupants of the car were thrown through the top and into the brush nearby. They were removed to the Newburyport, Mass., hospital, where it was stated that it was not thought that their injuries were serious. The injured were John O'Brien, Everett, cut on the head, badly shaken up; Ralph Rogers, Everett, bad cuts on back and legs, seven stitches has to be taken in his back; Miss Rose Finn, Everett, slight cuts and bruises, badly shaken up; Miss Bertha Finn, Everett, slight cuts and bruises, badly shaken up; Miss Finn, Everett, bad cuts on face, arms and legs, severe injury to her back.

A bad accident occurred Sunday on the line between Hampton Falls and Hampton. A machine cutting around another car, sideswiped another and then crashed into a big touring car. The three cars were from Massachusetts. Nobody was seriously hurt, but all received shaking up. Two elderly ladies in the touring car were cut on the arms and a child riding on the front seat received a bad cut on the back of the head when she was thrown part way through the windshield. Harry Steers of Amesbury, a student of the University of New Hampshire, received a cut on the nose. All of the victims were taken to the Newburyport, Mass., hospital.

Mrs. Everett Coombs had as weekend guests, Mr. and Mrs. Chester G. Swinerton, manager of the New York bank, in Havana, Cuba.

Mrs. Elizabeth Pray observed her 94th birthday on the 22nd with calls from friends and gifts of various kinds. Mrs. Pray is a very wonderful woman and seems not a bit older than she was a year ago. She is tenderly cared for by her daughter, Mrs. Carrie A. Perkins.

Mr. and Mrs. J. Manson Brooks have opened their summer home at the East End. Their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. John Chipman, have been guests for a week.

Mr. and Mrs. Harry L. Moore and two sons, Gordon and Allen started on Thursday morning for their home in Whitefield, where Mrs. Moore and the boys will spend the summer.

D.A. Munroe of Danvers, Mass., was taken to the Exeter hospital Sunday morning as the result of an automobile accident on the Lafayette road, at the junction of Atlantic avenue. Munroe, en route from Portland, Me., to Danvers, Mass., was engaged in changing a tire when a machine owned by Joseph Nadeau of Dover, and driven by Ralph Quinn crashed into the rear of the Munroe car. Munroe sustained an injury to one leg. Chief of Police Marston, who was called to investigate, arrested Quinn. Nadeau, who was apprehended five hours later walking in the direction of Dover, and Peter Diroun, also of Dover, were others taken in custody. Munroe, after x-ray examination, was taken to Danvers, Mass., Sunday afternoon.

Hampton Beach

Among the arrivals at the Ashworth Hotel, for over the Fourth is Mrs. Leon A. Provandie of Boston, Mass., and her sister Miss Sylvia Cusheau of Brookline, Mass.

Upwards of 40 members of the Wonalancet Encampment No. 2, degree staff of Manchester completed their annual two-day outing and visit to Hampton Beach Saturday, making their headquarters at the Hotel Avon. Edwin R. Weston, degree master; Warren Currier, clerk; and Harlan W. Barney, treasurer, were in charge of the party. Albert T. Barr, a member of the party, has been in the fraternity for 53 years. Daniel J. Jones, another active member of the group, has been guide of the staff for 41 years and every candidate initiated during that time has been under his care.

Despite the bad weather several thousand people visited the beach Saturday. Wet pavements caused several minor collisions, but no serious accidents were reported. More than 200 members of the Catholic Daughters of America, No. 294, of Roxbury, Mass., journeyed in busses to the beach. The arrangements for the outing were in charge of Mrs. Frances Kenney. The Tewksbury Whist club, comprising 20 women residents of that town, also came here for the day.

Joseph Nadeau of Dover pleaded guilty to the charge of allowing a person to operate a motor vehicle, owned and controlled by him, without the person having procured a license to do the same, in the Hampton municipal court here, Monday morning. Judge Howell M. Lamprey fined him $20 and costs amounting to $4.86.

Ralph Quinn of Dover was found guilty of operating a motor vehicle without a license and paid $10 and costs of $9.86. On a charge of alleged reckless driving the court discharged him.

Both Nadeau and Quinn figured in the accident which occurred at North Hampton Center early Sunday morning in which A. E. Munroe of Danvers Mass., was seriously injured about the leg and taken to the Exeter Cottage hospital by Irving Marston, chief of police and selectman, in North Hampton. Munroe, due to his injuries, was unable to appear in court.

Gordon C. Foster of Leominster, Mass., was fined $5 and costs amounting to $7.30 on a charge of operating a motor vehicle at a rate of speed greater than is reasonable and proper. Foster was apprehended by State Officer Scammon on Saturday.

Rev. A Carl Skinner of the North Congregational church of Haverhill, Mass., was the preacher at the last of the afternoon services in the Community church. During July and August the services will be held at 10:30 a. m.

Miss Inez Stowe and O. J. Chase of Manchester, and George Hill and daughter of Concord, have registered at the Garland on the Boulevard.

Lena Connolly and Marion Connelly of Belmont are at the Lawrence House.

Hobart Pillsbury, secretary of state, visited his family here at the Pill Box, on B street over the weekend.

The Shennandoah will cruise over Hampton Beach, July 3, according to a wire received by the Board of Trade from the authorities at Washington.

United States Senator George H. Moses of New Hampshire, speaking to 300 members of the Rockingham County Republican Women's Club in Banquet hall of the Hampton Beach Casino, Wednesday afternoon, paid a glowing tribute to the organization of the Republican women of the State, but made absolutely no reference to the Moss-Dawes controversy in regard to Senate rule.

Congressman Fletcher Hale of Laconia, N. H. representative from a district which includes Rockingham County, stated that the United States was enjoying a government of common sense and he urged that politics and citizenship go hand in hand every day of our lives.

Mrs. Herbert E. Gage, Atkinson Depot, N.H., who is chairman of the Rockingham County committee, presided as toast mistress and called upon the following: Mrs. J.G.M. Glessner of Littleton, N.H. member of the Republican National Committee; Mrs. Harry W. Spaulding of Manchester, N.H., wife of the navel officer of the port of Boston and chairman of the woman's division of the State committee; Mrs. Frederick J. Shepard of Derry, N.H. one of the presidential electors; Miss George A. Page of Atkinson, N.H., the only member of the State Legislature from the county; Mrs. M. Kimball Wentworth of Plaistow, N.H. town vice-chairman and Mrs. George F. Richards of Washington, D.C., prominent newspaperwoman in the National capital.

Hampton Academy Alumni

Gov. John G. Winant was the principal speaker at the 19th annual meeting here Saturday of the Hampton Academy Alumni association at Hotel Ashworth. More than 100 graduates of the institution came to greet old friends and former classmates.

Governor Winant addressed his remarks principally to the graduates of 1925 and stressed the fact that they should try to further their education at some college or university in order that they may enlarge their capacity for service. Remarks were made by Russell H. Leavitt, principal of the Academy; Miss Maria Perkins of Newburyport, a former teacher, and Rev. Bartlett Hardy Weston of Georgetown, Mass., one of the early principals. Retiring President David B. Collins, '95, president of the Newburyport Rotary club, presided over the gathering as toastmaster.

Ex-representative Warren H. Hobbs, '96, of Hampton was elected president of the association. The other officers chosen are: Curtis Donnell, '20, of Hampton, Vice-President; Adeleine C. Marston, '02, of Hampton, secretary; Miss Grace Ring, '00, of Hampton, treasurer.

Following the reading of an original poem by Mrs. Lucy Marston the members stood in silence for a moment in tribute to the memory of Mrs. Vianna Marston, the only member of the association who had died during the past year.

After reports made by the secretary and treasurer, Frank E. Leavitt, chairman of a special committee authorized at the last annual meeting, reported and urged greater scholarship. To this end, upon his recommendation, the association voted a sum of money to be used to purchase three medals to be given to the members of the senior class with the highest rank.

At the roll call the class of 1925, with a roster of 19, led the list with 16 present. The class of 1924 had seven present, while 1887 and 1920 has six each.

The nominating committee consisted of Charles M. Batchelder, Chester Godfrey and Amos T. Leavitt.