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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - January 18, 1966, Bennington, Vermont Marlboro prof keeps painting despite Long hospitalization Burlington a a no other Hospital would let me do it Quot says artist Huddee Herrick a patient at the Mary Fletcher Hospital where she has Hung the Walls with her own abstracts and littered her Hospital room with of ants. Mrs. Herrick an English teacher at Marlboro College is having an enforced a vacation Quot in bed the result of an automobile Accident. A the whole staff has been wonderful about my painting Quot she asserts. She feels developing ones talents is the Way to make a Hospital stay one of the most valuable experiences in life. Mrs. Herrick has done As Many As eight abstract oils in a Day. She admits she paints a very fast Quot but she is making every Effort to learn new techniques and color combinations and to acquire a feeling for Oil colors. Tube upon tube of these cover the table beside her Hospital bed. But she claims her painting is not therapy. Art is not mrs. Herrick a sole Talent. In fact she started painting Only a year and a half ago. She has already written one novel and is part Way into her second. At Marlboro she is in charge of the colleges poetry and fiction workshop in addition to teaching classes in English. Mrs. Herrick a father Pierre Zwick was a portrait Painter and commercial artist Here for Many years. He died last year in Rochester . Mrs. A not therapy a Marlboro College instructor displays concentration while turning out abstract Oil paintings in her Mary Fletcher Hospital room in Burlington. Mrs. Huddee Herrick keeps learning while hospitalized. Walls of her mph room Are covered with the paintings but its a not therapy a she says. Herrick grew up in Burlington and won her Bachelor and masters degree from the University of Vermont. One does no to however need classes in painting mrs. Herrick feels. Nor should one read books about it. To learn about composition texture and color a person must paint she declares. Grange news notes Hoosick Grange at a recent meeting was treated to an armchair travelogue in the form of slides shown by the Rev. Taylor b. Light pastor of the West Hoosick Baptist Church. The pictures were of his 1965 attendance at the Baptist world Alliance in Miami Florida. The Alliance is composed of baptists from All Over the world and held every five years. The combined program was entered around a Faith Quot As it relates to these troubled times of racial unrest. Interesting facts calligraphy exhibit featured at Williams Williamstown mass. A the Chapin Library is featuring an exhibition devoted to italic handwriting through the month of january. Included in the display Are items selected from the Chapin collection of Early manuals and specimen books prepared for teaching handwriting As Well As two original examples of manuscript codices a Virgil and St. Jerome written by italian scribes of the late 15th Century. A Brief Survey of the development of italic handwriting through four centuries is represented by various printed books and these Are supplemented by facsimile editions and pictorial works to show certain changes in handwriting in France Germany Italy and Spain prior to 1900. The remaining portion of the exhibit is concerned with the revival of the italic hand in the Early 20th Century the major teachers and practitioners like Edward Johnson Alfred Fairbank Alan eager Paul Standard and other contemporaries. A score of guides manuals and scholarly reference works Trace the spreading influences in Britain and the United states. Examples of writing by several living calligraphers Are featured including the work of a Berkshire county resident miss Florence Brooks of Lenox who has received numerous commissions for calligraphic designs from the Chapin Library Williams College and other organizations in this Region. Displayed on Wall panels of the gallery Are 50 actual letters from living american and British calligraphers and a group of examples written out by children from the age of eight to 13. To show the application of italic handwriting for modern uses there Are also mounted examples of calligraphy used for commercial purposes such As greeting cards announcements Book jackets Book plates and letterheads. Represented in the display Are examples designed or written by such masters As John Howard Benson Erie Gill Leo Wyatt will Carter Fridolf Johnson Jan Van Krimpen Herman Zapf Stefan Salter Paul Standard father catch and several others. The exhibition is open to the Public free of charge in Stetson Hall Williams College daily from 9-12 and from 1-5, and saturday mornings 9-12. About Abraham Lincoln and his famous emancipation proclamation were told by Fremont has Well. Among future plans scheduled for the Grange is a Public Brush party to be held in the Grange Hall Jan. 25 at 8 . Grangers Are encouraged to bring friends or secure outside orders. Mrs. Wesley Hall and the service hospitality committee Are in charge. A Public Turkey supper will be held in the Grange Hall feb. To with mrs. Hall chairman. On feb. 26, a Public dance is scheduled. In March there will be a a clean out your attic Quot Sale in the Grange Hall. Members and friends of the Grange Are asked to watch for used and new articles to be donated to this Sale. More details on the Sale will be announced later. An entertainment program will be arranged to be held in april and the annual Chicken Barbecue will be staged May 19. Mrs. Hall announced she is taking orders for personal letter name labels and interested persons Are asked to give their names to her. Mrs. Almon Hewitt chairman of Community Progress announced that her committee is again working on House numbering and four More Rural roads have been completed. They Are Ore bed Bayer Farmers inn and Beechwoods roads. The next meeting will be anniversary along with charter member night. The program will be arranged by past masters with n. Clifford Cottrell in charge. A covered dish supper will precede the meeting at 7 . Or. And mrs. Edwin Brenenstuhl will be in charge. A a a a a a invest in series h savings Bonds my a $500 -$1,000 -$5,000 -$10,000 a redeemable at Par a Liberal yield a 334�o when held to maturity a interest paid by Check twice a year buy . Savings Bonds Star spangled savings plan for All americans 1 1 the Pownal Vera Langlais 823-7716 or. And mrs. Herbert e. Blake of South Pownal were guests of Honor sunday on the occasion of their 47th wedding anniversary at the Home of or. And mrs. Francis e. Haley. A Buffet supper was served with the couples daughters As hostesses. Dancing and chorus singing was enjoyed. Former residents of North Adams the Blake family has lived in Pownal for 15 years. The couple Are parents of nine children and have 34 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. 4-h horse club a new 4-h club being formed in the Pownal will be headed by mrs. Cleave Roya of Barbera a Pond Road. The club will feature the care and training of horses and any area girl or boy nine years of age and older who has a Pony or horse is Welcome to join. Mrs. Roya will be assisted in the program by mrs. George m. Renner of Pownal and mrs. Nancy Foster of Bennington. An organizational meeting has been set for i ., saturday at the Roya Home when James Edgerton county agent will outline details of the new project. Future plans will include Trail rides in which interest has been expressed by several local youngsters. Big move Henry w. Bassen chairman of the Pownal Library Board announced last night that moving Day has now definitely been set for saturday Jan. 29. At that time some 5,000 books and equipment will be moved from the first Baptist Church quarters to the new Solomon Wright Public Library building. As a Community project scouts of Pownal troop 347 will be assisting in the move and the help of adult volunteers will also be appreciated by the Library Board. Dance champs a record hop sponsored by the Pownal fire department auxiliary Friday night at the firehouse was Well attended with dance contest prizes being awarded to the following Young people Jane Champney Jeffrey rounds Ramona Foucher Timothy Raetz Cheryl Andrews Joel Raetz Kathy Warner Richard Rogers Bernice Beals Gary Bishop Debra Chenaille Gary Niles Susan Campbell Michael Walsh Kathy Messina and Joel Weber. Members of the auxiliary in charge were mrs. George m. Renner mrs. David Ricker jr., mrs. Grace Hill mrs. Glenn Sweet mrs. Anson Pratt mrs. Edgar Senecal mrs. Ralph Bishop and mrs. Edward Pratt. Hoosick Ada m. Breer 686-7275 mrs. Verda Philpott had the misfortune to fall in her Yard and injure her leg tuesday. She will stay a few Days in Valley Falls with her daughter in Law mrs. Charles Yarter. All saints Guild will meet thursday night Jan. 27 at the rectory. Marion Cipperly and Marion Lohnes will be hostesses. Ladles auxiliary of the Hoosick fire District will meet monday night in the firehouse. Walloomsac Bertha Hoag 686-7282 As a Farewell party before she and her husband leave for Florida mrs. Catherine m. Neidl of 4 Gilespie St. Entertained at breakfast on first Friday Jan. 7. Guests included mrs. Mary Smith mrs. Margaret Mahar mrs. Anna Meagher mrs. Helen Frederickson and mrs. James Brahan. Irea students a timed lit id a. Dean s ids Troy . A area residents other than Bennington ans who have been named to the Deans list at Hudson Valley Community College for the fall term include Clarence e. Williams Berlin Darryl Lynn Becker Cambridge Betsy Peters Eagle Bridge Michael j. Barber Hoosick and James Robert Pratt Hoosick Falls. Just received new shipment of 1966 transistor radios 7 to 14 transistors am radios am pm radios priced from $95 to $425 easy teens Fienberg 447 main St. Bennington it. Bennington Banner tuesday january 18, 1966-5 school boards Compromise philharmonic on payment of tuition Earle e. Storrs Manchester Bank chief resigns Post Manchester a Earle e. Storrs president of factory Point National Bank submitted his resignation today at the annual meeting of the Bank a stockholders. Storrs has been president of the Bank since january 1949. He joined the Bank Jan. 3, 1916 As a clerk and was elected a director in 1943. The Board of directors met today at 1 30 to discuss changes in the Bank a administration due to Storrs resignation. Manchester a Manchester school directors after a meeting monday night with representatives of the Burr and Burton Seminary Board of trustees decided to wait until the 1966-67 school year to impose a new tuition payment policy on the private secondary school. The Board had decided in october to pay Burr and Burton Semi annually rather than month by month. Burr and Burton officials objected at a meeting last fall to the payment method because it would require them to borrow Money for operating expenses during the school year. They also complained that the interest rate a private school would have to pay would be much in excess of the Low 2.5 per cent paid on borrowing by the Manchester school Board. The school directors agreed to pay Burr and Burton on a monthly basis until completion of this school year. Or. Clifford b. Harwood chairman of the Board said the action was taken because of the Short notice the Seminary was Given to prepare for its financial problem. It was anticipated by James b. Campbell chairman of the Seminary a Prudential committee that any Large borrowing would have an effect on forcing higher tuition rates at the Seminary. The decision by the Manchester school Board will not cause the Seminary to borrow excess monies this year Arlington fire Light voters raise District taxes five cents Arlington a voters of the Arlington fire and Light District meeting monday night at Arlington memorial High school voted to raise fire District taxes five cents. The tax is now $.35 on a Hundred. R. Emmett Smith was selected clerk and mrs. Frances King treasurer. Roy Grout whose term expired on the Prudential committee was re elected to office. He serves with John Moore and Jack Hawley. C. Lee Marsh continues As fire chief and Kenneth Smith was elected second assistant. Hawley will replace Arthur Poulin who has resigned As first assistant. The lire and Light District also voted to install six More new Type streetlights and the Prudential committee was Given the responsibility to decide where they will be located. Italian nil Chi enlivens elks midwinter schedule Hoosick Falls . A the first in a series of International night dinners was held saturday night by the Hoosick Falls Lodge of elks when italian night was observed with a Spaghetti and meat Ball dinner served by members assisted by the ladies. Lending atmosphere to enhance the mood of the occasion were special decorations and appropriate dinner music. Tables were decorated with wine bottle Candle Holder. Male members of the committee sported chef hats and Black mustaches and the women were bedecked with Flowers in their hair and wore Brilliant jewelry. Following the dinner dancing was enjoyed with music furnished by Paul Laportes orchestra. Edward Laporte was general chairman with mrs. Evelyn Laporte ticket chairman mrs. Manchester Dorset selectmen tit meet Manchester a selectmen Here met monday night with former town manager Oakley k. Porter and town manager James l. Woodard for another review of the town budget. The Board will meet again tonight with selectmen from Dorset to discuss Mutual problems which May include a review of the Cost of dual use of Manchester police and fire dispatchers by the two towns. News items May he Tele phoned to Manchester Bureau chief Chet Ringheiser at 362-2073, or if no answer 375-254,5. Readers Are also urged to Send items to the Banner . Box 506, Manchester Center. Terry Wirmusky chief Cook and chairman of decorations Joseph Cullen and mrs. Delight Cullen Kitchen committee Walter Wirmusky John Delurey mrs. Gloria Delurey mrs. Anne Pappas mrs. Rose Martelle William Fitzpatrick mrs. Shirley Fitzpatrick Joseph Salluzzo Franklin Tate and William Stevens waiters and waitresses. But when the policy goes into effect in the next school year it will probably result in effect ing higher tuition rates. Trustees of Burr and Burton meet wednesday night to establish a maximum tuition rate for the 1966-67 academic year. Manchester mrs. Clifford b. Harwood president of the Vermont federation of Republican women left sunday for Colorado Springs Colo where she will attend a National Board of directors meeting of the National federation wednesday and thursday. Miss Linda Sargent of Manchester depot is a patient at Rutland Hospital. An organizational meeting for the annual masons cribbage league will be held wednesday night at 7 30 at the masonic Hall. Among the Many local Ulm students who have to it gun to make the trek Back to Burlington following a Long Christmas recess Are Bill West and Michael a Wrath. Visitors in town last weekend were former residents or. And mrs. Walter d. Gass now of Clifton Park near Elnora . The gasses recently moved Back to the Albany area from Framingham mass. Investigation of thefts continues Manchester a Manchester police Are continuing their investigation of two recent robberies at the five flys nightclub. The robberies occurred last Jan. 9 and to and most recently on saturday morning. Several individuals have been questioned As to their whereabouts on the nights of the robberies. Arlington Helene Thompson 375-2325 a number of local Mack molding company officials attended a Fellows gear shaper open House tour at the Mack molding Plant in Cavendish saturday afternoon. Included were Donald Kendall jr., president Roger Mcdonald general manager Arthur Moody vice president Robert w. Mack sey sales manager and Harry w. Hayden office manager. The annual meeting of St. Mary a altar Guild of St. James episcopal Church will be held next monday evening at 8 in the rectory. Plans concert at College Troy . A Hudson Valley Community College in cooperation with the new York state Council on the arts will present a concert by the Buffalo philharmonic orchestra at the College pm monday evening Jan. 24. The concert under direction of the celebrated conductor Lukas Foss will be held in the Hudson Hall student Union beginning at 8 . Tickets for the Public Are now on Sale at the College. The Buffalo philharmonic although considerably younger than most major orchestras has been ranked by musicians and critics alike As being among the finest in the country. Under the consistently distinguished leadership of such conductors As William Steinberg and Josef Krips the Buffalo orchestra expanded its repertoire and its Field of conquests. Under the Baton of Lukas Foss it has enjoyed new successes and gained further recognition. Founded in 1936 As a project of the Federal works Progress administration the orchestras history has been one of steady growth. A Hen government support has withdrawn in 1939, the newly formed Buffalo philharmonic orchestra society assumed full responsibility for the continuation of the orchestra and pursued a course dedicated to increasing its stature. The society proved so successful that the orchestra yearly receives an invitation to perform in Many major cities in North America. Many of the greatest soloists in the world have appeared on the orchestras program. Foss the conductor is equally at Home composing performing and conducting. A Winner of the pulitzer scholarship at 19 and Guggenheim Fellowship at 23, he was official pianist of the Boston symphony from 1944 to 1950. He has been guest artist with most of the major orchestras in the United states. Among his Many Well known compositions Are a Tim Cycle Quot commissioned by the Ford foundation. This composition became a Winner of the coveted new York music critics Circle award. His piano concerto no. 2 was praised by Arthur Ruben Stein As a one of the finest pieces written in our succeeding a Mold Schoenberg Foss was professor of composition at the University of California until 1962. During the last four years he has been guest conductor of such respected orchestras As the Boston symphony and the Berlin philharmonic. North Bennington Road Bennington it. Finast a Mand act aim Sugo Itco Motah. Volkswagen or Anc Mica or sooner or later your wife will drive Home one of the Best reasons for owning a Volkswagen. Women Are soft and gentle but they hit things. Of your wife hits something in a Volkswagen it does t Hurt you very much. Vow parts Are easy to replace. And cheap. A fender comes off without dismantling half the car. A new one goes on with just ten bolts. For 24.95, plus labor. And Well always have the kind of fender you need. Because that s the one kind we have. Most other vow parts Are interchange Able too. Inside and out. 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