Bennington Banner Newspaper Archives Feb 2 1966, Page 7

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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - February 2, 1966, Bennington, Vermont Say re of swamp Aeres vicarious climb by Carl t. Ramsey Dorset. Thoreau and Monadnock provided a kind of vicarious journey for me As we passed from Keene on our Way to visit friends in Belmont. I recalled my own trip up it. Monadnock having . Topographical maps which was not the Case with Thoreau. Under the Date of 1858 in the journals when Thoreau was 40, Ellery Channing tells of Thoreau a habit of climbing. A the ascended such Hills As Monadnock by his own path v mild Lay Down his map on the Summit and draw a line to the Point he proposed to visit below perhaps 40 Miles away on the landscape and set off bravely to make the shortest cuts the Lowland people wondered to see him scaling the Heights As if he had lost his Way or at his jumping Over their cow Yards fences asking if he had fallen from the Clouds. Quot in a walk like this he always carried his umbrella and on this Monadnock trip when about a mile from the station in Troy n.h., a torrent of rain came Down without the umbrella his books blankets maps and provisions would All have been spoiled or the morning lost by delay. On the Mountain there being a thick soaking fog the first object was to Camp and make Tea. A the spent five nights in Camp having built another hut he got various views. Flowers Birds lichens and the rocks were carefully examined All parts of the Mountain were visited and As accurately a map As could be made by pocket Compass and carefully sketched and drawn out in the Days spent there with notes and the striking Aerial Phenomena incidents of travel and natural history. The Outlook across the Valley Over to a Chusett with its thunderstorms and Battles in the Clouds 1 it was natural for me to mix geology with my own experience on the Mountain. The hard Granite dome with its glacial pits and deep Cut striations had become etched in my memory. On my climb 50 years ago the landscape where everything was reduced to miniature farmhouses and Fields with rectangular patches had suddenly showed a storm approaching from the Northwest. The wind was gathering in Force and by tile time i reached the Timberline i could see that i had to do something desperate to find shelter. With my Field Glass i surveyed the surroundings. Maybe a Hundred Yards from where i was standing where the glaciated Rock sloped upward perhaps a half mile from the Summit i spotted a huge erratic of to or a dozen Square Yards and hastened to it. Sculptor s exhibit i pcs Marlboro a sculpture by Adolph Rosenblatt of new York City will be on exhibit in the Tyler gallery of the Howard and Amy Rice Library at Marlboro College. The exhibit opened tuesday night with Rosenblatt in attendance. The new York to it ased sculptor is a graduate of Yale school of Art and architecture. He has also studied with Josef Albers James Brooks Gabor Peterdi Bernard Chaet and Conrad mar Ca Relli. Rosenblatt has had one Man shows at the Kanegis gallery Boston new gallery in Provincetown and the Dorsky gallery in new York City. He has a one Man show at the Schoelkopf gallery in new York scheduled for later this year. He has also lad exhibits of his work at the contemporaries Galley new York the american festival of Art travelling show the Fine arts festival Boston Riverside museum new York gallery of modern arts new York and the Rhode Island school of design museum Providence. The exhibit will run until feb. 20 East Arlington Sunderland Amelia Lawrence 375-2580 Sunderland schools association will hold a regular meeting monday at the town House school at 8 . The school Board will be on hand to discuss current problems of today and All taxpayers who Are concerned should be on hand to ask questions and hear the school officers. Mrs. Nellie Bentley left saturday for Florida where she will spend some time visiting friends. Friends and members of the Federated Church who Are interested in attending lenten Bible services Are asked to Call mrs. George Albee mrs. Roy Grout or mrs. Granville Greenwold and let them know which time is preferred sunday morning at la or 7 30 sunday evening. Dorset Marchen Skinner a 867-4490 i realized i could Duck into its cupped recess. I stored my oddments of camera tripod and Canvas pack and crawled into the largest portion of the shelter. I had hardly enough time before the heavy mixture of rain and White pea sized Hall rattled around us. The storm increased in intensity and the size of the Hail grew larger until it reached three fourths of an Inch maybe the size of Tokay grapes. I watched them bouncing and splitting in a roaring Hiss that was anything but pleasant. In less than an hour the depth of some five to six inches of Hail covered the treeless dome. There were blinding flashes of lightning and Thunder reverberated. It was t difficult to think of Beethoven s delightful picture of the Countryside in the pastoral symphony. The Sun came out and the whole landscape was glorified with Golden Light. As i crawled out of my shelter a mixed flock of tree and barn swallows flew overhead chattering Joy. During the storm my mind surveyed the geological past when the 10,000-foot glacial overburden passed above the 6,000-foot Altitude of Monadnock. How Many climbing visitors could visualize the dramatic years of the pleistocene As they covered the new England mountains for the geologist there was ample evidence of the ice sheets that had grimly pushed and ploughed the hard surface and carried its soil and debris into the Atlantic Ocean leaving the Shoreline depressed some hundreds of feet by its great weight of ice Rock and Snow. Dorset Public Library trustees have announced that Between 30 and 40 new books have recently been catalogued and Are ready for Winter Reading. They include a mixture of fiction and non fiction and should provide a Good antidote for snowdrifts. Blown away with sundays blizzard was mrs. Brenda Parsons who took off for a three week trip to Mexico with a Friend. Youth sunday a am i my brother a keeper Quot was the theme and text selected by Dorset Young people who conducted the sunday service at the United Church of Dorset and East Rupert in Observance of youth sunday. Timely As the subject always is Sally Stannard and John Finlay presented the age old responsibility of Man for his brother with renewed conviction. A thought provoking Sermon which they shared in presenting could not help but give parents Hope for their Young people and the other listeners some healthy personal reflections. Their opinions were conclusive and clearly expressed and were voiced with a sincerity that indicated at least their own personal acceptance of this truth. Assisting in the service also were Mildred Clough who offered the Call to worship Margaret Skinner who read the psalter Reading William Matson who gave the talk to the sunday school children and Ruth Rumney who read the scripture Reading. The thoughts of Many listeners could not help but wander Back to when these same youths were the Little ones welcomed As Dorset s new babies and not As today a Young adults taking their places with decorum in the adult life of their Church. Winhall John o. Slade 824-6619 or. And mrs. John d. Britton and son Peter of Bloomfield Conn., spent a few Days last week at their place on the Winhall hollow Road. Mrs. Britton broke her Elbow saturday while skiing on their property and was hospitalized at Grace cottage Hospital in Townshend for treatment overnight. Bennington Banner wednesday february 2, 1966-7 the Mountain towns Ralph Nesci Joseph Lorenzo and a neighbor All of Meriden Conn. Spent the weekend at the Nesci Cabin in Searsburg. After a Good Day of skiing saturday they had to shovel themselves out sunday morning to get to Wilmington to Church and then Home. Carlo Hoiler to 4 3993 according to Daniel of Connor superintendent of schools Wilmington Readsboro Stamford Whitingham and Halifax were closed monday and tuesday because of the snowstorm. A request for a new school bus will appear in the Wilmington town report for March meet ing. Bids will be open until feb. 16. The present bus has been in service seven years. The Wilmington school has also been informed by the fire marshal that a fire detection system must be installed and that the staircase must be enclosed with fire Protection doors. Meanwhile the bus kept rolling along the Highway and it seemed almost As if the delightful Sunset repeated the glory of the Beethoven symphony. The transition from Sunset into the lights of passing traffic and the City soon announced our arrival at the Boston greyhound bus terminal where our Friend Rudy Haase of Belmont met us. Bennington thurs., fri., sat., fib. 3, 4, 5 bargains car models and. Tonka trucks Ila a in play tiles play Ful puzzles play it Kooi bag of blocks Matthi official shouting Winchester i ish or prick dump truckers Kish or prick beginners circus Kishk r Price snoopy snuffer i ish or prick creative coaster loopers sparkle paints in toys Keg. Price Sale Price 298 2.19 in 1.09 2 25 1.69 2 98 1.98 595 4.49 398 2.98 2.19 5.29 2.98 6.98 1.98 .79 1.29 Bennington bookshop 416 main St. Tel. 2-5136 shop Drysdale for the big Sale thursday 9 30 to 5 30 Friday 9 30 to 9 00 saturday 9 30 to 5 30 Bennington thurs., fri., sat., feb. 3, 4, 5 read every la find loads of real bargains women a clothing ski pants 25 were 19.98 ski parkas 1/3 were 8.98 27.00 w for baby off off knit hats receiving blankets Odds and ends dresses values to 10.98 values 8.98 to 17.98 now now 8 s5 5. To All Winter Coats Robes 3 00. 10 98 now 1.0 / stretch Slacks. S8 sweaters �,j3$5s8s10 blouses i. M $2s3 skirts to. 87 Wool Slacks. S6 baby creepers stretch crawlers sweaters 2 98 dresses i .98 toppers .o3 98 Trainer pants buntings were 4.98 zip front sweater be i s a a 3.�. Bargains for boys $ s3 s2 to 2.98 women s lingerie 2.98 Challis 3.98 silk special bras pyjamas gowns $3-$4-$5 Fianne i panties stretch $1 $1.98 $2 -$3 $4 2 for $1 ski under pants Thermal knit 1.29 1.59 $1 Petti pants Loo 79< ski Vest Thermal knit 1.59 $1 girdles 1/2 Price sweaters stretch ski pants .9 is 98 quilted parkas flannel shirts warm car Coats lot pyjamas 2.98 lot of Snow suits now $ 10.98 1/3 of $1.00 1/3 of $ 1.98 1/2 Price girls clothing jerseys 9 Mon. To 14 to 2.98 Slack sets stretch Slacks 9 Mon. To 14 were to 7.98 s2 1/2 Price 1/3 on $2 s3 s4 miscellaneous children a sox 39 value 19 handbags reduced 13 All mittens 1/2 Price lots of knee sox Reg. 2.00 $1.00 lots of knee sox Reg. 3.00 $1.50 lots of casual slippers Reg. 4.00 $3.00 junk pile 250 lot of jewelry 1/2 Price All sales final dresses skirts Snow suits amp jackets grouped a % s3 1/2 Price 1/2 Price in free parking armory lot

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