Hampton News

H. W. Buker, wife and daughter Evelyn, are visiting at the Baptist parsonage this week. Mr. Buker has just finished his work with the Y. M. C. A. in West Philadelphia. He will go from Hampton to take the office of general secretary of the Y. M. C. A. at Elizabeth City, No. Carolina.

The regular meeting of the Oceanside grange on Friday evening, April 19, will be called to order at 7:00 o’clock. Patrons please notice the hour, in recognition of the Liberty Loan gathering to be held in the town hall that evening,

Their many friends are glad to welcome back here Mr. and Mrs. J. Beecher Yeaton for an indefinite stay here. May it be a long one!

Miss Green of the High school faculty has been a recent victim of the German measles.

Mrs. Ellen H. Linton delightfully entertained the Mothers’ Circle at the home of Miss Mary Toppan on Wednesday evening. Eighteen members and four guests were present, all of whom enjoyed a very interesting and instructive meeting. The next meeting of the Circle will be with Mrs. Walter Scott on the evening of May 8, with Mrs. Scott and Mrs. Brown as hostesses.

Otis Raymond Garland of the New Hampshire college, 1918, has accepted a position as principal of a high school in Sunapee, N. H. Mr. Garland is one of Hampton’s young men of whom it is proud, and bound to make good on whatever he undertakes. In addition to the principalship of the High School, he has taken charge of the Y. M. C. A. work in Sunapee also.

A splendid meeting of East Rockingham Pomona grange was held at Gov. Weare hall, Seabrook, on Wednesday, and largely attended by the members of Oceanside grange.

Mumps seem to be prevalent in town just now, as Barbara Johnson, Esther Scott, Vernon Mullin, Ellsworth Hobbs and Mrs. Lester Perkins have this week developed them.

Rev. L. J. Cann of Amesbury and Rev. J. D. Leach are to speak at the Sunday school meeting in the Baptist church May 8.

Miss Adeline C. Marston has a fine new flag for her school building. The old one was literally worn to tatters.

Bert Brown, who came home on a short furlough, is being obliged to extend it on account of a case of mumps.

Russell Perkins is also confined with a case of German measles.

Mrs. Elsie Godfrey’s health is much better. She is now under Dr. Fernald’s care.

Mr. Orrin Lane, who has been confined to his bed, threatened with pneumonia, is getting better.

The new house of Mr. D. Asbury Marston is going to be a very pretty residence when completed.

The W. C. T. U. held a very interesting meeting at the Baptist vestry on Wednesday. There will probably be a food sale on Saturday of next week. Further notice will be given in this newspaper.