The Hamptons Union, December 1, 1910

Vol. II, No. 48

Hampton News

On Wednesday W. H. Hobbs went to [Leo?]minster to spend Thanksgiving with his son, whose wife is very [seriousl?]y ill.

[Miss or Mrs.?] Annie Wilkins joined the Womens Relief corps on Wednesday afternoon by transfer.

A little daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Snyder last week.

Mrs. Georgia Coffin received a bad scalp wound no last Friday while papering at the Congregational parsonage by falling from the stepladder.

There will be election of officers at the grange meeting on Dec. 2.

Mrs. E. Henry Thompson is now able to step on her foot after being confined to her home for five weeks from breaking a bone in her ankle.

The annual meeting of the Mens' League will be held in the league rooms next Saturday evening at 8 o'clock.

John Mills, for the past six months in the employ of the E. G. Cole Co., has severed his connection and entered Lunt's shoe store in Amesbury, Mass.

The meetings which have been held since Nov. 1st, closed on Sunday evening. Rev. John Currie told his life story "From Newsboy to Pulpit," in the afternoon to a crowded house. It has been many years since the gallery and chairs were brought in to use to accommodate the people which came to attend a religious service. Besides the chorus choir a ladies quartette sang at both services, also a mixed quartette in the afternoon. Mr. Paquette, the soloist, was unable to sing the last week on account of a severe cold. It was not until the last week that there seemed to be much interest outside of the churches shown and if the stay of the evangelists could have continued longer, no doubt much more would have been accomplished. Probably there will be upwards of fifty persons who will unite with the various churches as a result of the special services.

Mr. Oliver Godfrey went to Boston last week to meet her daughter and visit her sons.

Mrs. Alice Curtis, the sister of Mrs. Warren Lane, left town on Friday for a visit to Springfield, Mass., and other towns.

Roland Emery returned from a trip to Atlantic City, N. J., where he went to attend the Nation meeting of the Patrons of Husbandry.

A "missionary barrel" was filled by the ladies of the Congregational church last week and sent to an industrial school in North Carolina.

On Friday Mrs. Edward J. Brown went to Lawrence, Mass., for a short visit to Mrs. Charles Pressey.

The Monday club will be entertained by Mrs. Martha Locke on Dec. 5th.

Mrs. Hugh Brown is visiting her sisters, Mrs. Nutter of Chelsea and Mrs. Chipman of Somerville this week.

The continued east wind has ruffled up a surf along the coast and many gunners from here have gone to the beach to shoot the sea birds which are being driven inland by the storm. Some high tides have been running, and a strong wind is heaping the waves along the shore.

Miss Ella Towle is seriously ill at her home on Highland avenue.

Miss Emma Davis spent Thanksgiving with her sister in Newburyport, Mass.

Willard Emery of Brookline, Mass., spent Thanksgiving with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Emery.

The Willing Workers society will hold their annual Christmas sale at the town hall Tuesday afternoon and evening, Dec. 6th. Fancy work, home made candy and mysteries will be on sale. Supper from 4 to 8.

At the Free Baptist Church next Sunday morning, the pastor, Rev. W. Lincoln Phillips, will preach from the theme, "Repentance." The ladies choir will sing a selection entitled, "We Like Stars Shall Shine." Sunday school at the close of the morning service at 11:45. Each member of the school is expected to recite a verse containing the word, Jesus. Choir rehearsal directly at the close of the Sunday school. The evening service will be a union service of all the churches in Hampton and all the people at the Baptist church at 7 o'clock. The Rev. W. J. Wilkins, pastor of the Methodist church, will preach and if the Holy Spirit directs, will conduct the after service. All the singers who have been in the chorus during the revival meetings and all who are willing to help in the union services are requested to occupy the front seats nearest the organ. There will be special music. All the young Christians, all the older Christians, and all who ought to be are expected to be present at this service and take some part. Let every pew be filled with worshipful people. Let this be the motto, "I was glad when they said unto me, let us go into the house of the Lord."