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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - June 23, 1965, Bennington, Vermont Art review artistic legacy of Moselsio reveals warmth of sculptor by Louis Hrc he nil he nor Manchester a the paintings in the current Simon Moselsio memorial exhibition being shown at the Southern Vermont Art Center through july 14 were executed when Moselsio was in his 60s and Early 70s. They have the Luminosity of jewel tones and convey a feeling of luxuriant vegetation culled from an inexhaustible dream world. The Stone sculptures on the other hand which Are mostly of an earlier Date Are massive self contained and earthy. Thus we see an artist represented who found his inspiration and greatest fulfilment in bringing out the True essence of the materials he used and who devoted his consummate skill to this end. Those who remember Simon Moselsio As a tirelessly creative sculptor and Painter will remember his reluctance to part with a finished piece. So much of his own self had entered into the carrying out of his idea and de sign that relinquishing it meant to him relinquishing part of himself. Of his memorial exhibition it can be said that the artists presence can be Felt in his artistic legacy a his exceptional warmth his compelling sincerity the great Range and vitality of his visual expression and the sheer exuberance that informs his work. What is most striking in Simon Moselsio a work is that in intricacy of texture design and Content a Small Canvas May equal and indeed often exceed a larger one. The tendency to make a virtue of paucity on an overblown Canvas was wholly alien to him. True to his generous nature he made instead a virtue of Richness in whatever dimensions he worked. A of this commentary on the work of Simon Moselsio from 1933-1960 a devoted teacher of Art at Bennington College and former chairman of the sva sculpture committee is made by his longtime Friend and colleague artist lithographer Louis chechen Gleikner who divides his time Between studios in Kite Bushel Austria and new York City red. Peasant woman by Simon Moselsio vacation Church school plans a a family night North Bennington a the vacation Church school sponsored by the North Bennington congregational and Baptist Church a Manchester firefighters associations drive for a new firehouse is a full steam ahead Quot with the announcement that contributions have reached the $10,000 Mark. A second solicitation mailing goes out this week. The proposed firehouse would be located on Vermont 11-30 a Breen. Special i filet mignon j a relish tray a Cracker Basket a juice pc Complete a salad amp Choice of dressing a potatoes w vegetable a butter Pat a warm Rolls served Coffee 12 noon to 12 old nigh new englander Siu Uran 12 noon to 12 Midnight no. Bennington Rood 442-9787 we a Phi Bates genuine moccasins Are hand lasted hand sewn. Fine supple leathers in fashion right colors lend new excitement to this traditionally styled classic. Equally appropriate for Campus Wear or at business Phi Bates hand sewn moccasins Are Fine examples of american hand craftsmanship and Are priced $15.00. We invite you to come in soon to inspect our Complete collection of exceptionally Fine Bates shoes. At a amp suit amp be Shiza 465 main St. Dial 2-2396 Bennington it tiny Pownal turn out okays a school requests is will conclude its second week of activity with a family night program thursday from 7-8 30 . At the congregational Church. Children will go to classes As usual and parents families and friends Are invited to visit the classes to see what the children have been doing during the two weeks. The kindergarten department plans a show and Tell program the primary will present a Squiggle Sheet and mural which they explain. They will also have a Lollipop tree representing a special project they have undertaken to provide food for needy children overseas. The lower Junior group has been making a nature museum which it will have on display. The juniors will have a session of role playing in which they will act out a Bible Story. During the two week period the children have taken hikes to learn about nature. The juniors and lower juniors enjoyed a Field trip to the Home of Paul Bohne to learn about stars and Clouds and also viewed Mars through the Telescope. Or. Robert Woodworth of Bennington College showed coloured slides of Plant life. Thursdays program will conclude with a Brief worship service followed by Light refreshments in the social rooms. On Friday morning the children will meet at the congregational Church at 10 45 to go to Battlefield Park for a picnic. Each child is to bring his own lunch and punch and pop Sickles will be furnished. Manchester manager honoured Manchester a a party for former town manager Oakley k. Porter Given by persons closely associated with him in his work surprised Porter Friday afternoon when he was presented with a cake and gifts of a briefcase clothing and a Small purse. Porter resigned As of Friday to become manager of a Branch of the first National Bank of North Bennington which will open Here soon. Arrangements for the event held at the town offices were made by miss Donna Nelson formerly the managers Secretary. Attending were mrs. Porter selectmen Orrin Beattie Ferdinand Bongartz and Stanford Zech or police chiefs Dana l. Thompson and George Hill officers Eugene Collette Louis Nicholson and Morris Pierson town clerk Clara May Hemenway town treasurer Harold Wisell mrs. Dorothy Brophy and mrs. Priscilla Nicholson. Also Gordon Bentley mrs. Pat Rogers John West Robert Squires Allie Hart David Bushee Richard Sweeney and Kenneth Mayer. 0y Vera Langlais Pownal a Only 78 voters out of an eligible 630 in the Pownal town school District appeared at the polls tuesday to cast their ballots but they were in a generous mood voting in the affirmative on All articles. A sum of $500 for the school for the mentally retarded was Given the nod 65-13 and $500 for the United counselling service 43-33. Authorization was Given 45-32, for the school Board to obtain an architect at a sum not to exceed $500 to draw plans for an addition to the Center school. The addition would include a Multi purpose room with relating facilities necessary to qualify for state Ald. The a yes Quot vote on the three articles adds .075 cents to the tax rate set at $6.70 for school expenses five cents less than recommended by the Board. With a balance of More than $11,000 in the Treasury David Adler commented that a rate of $6.65 could be set but director Warren Mason pointed out that there would be outstanding Bills the exact amount of which could not be determined now and a Compromise the $6.70figure, was reached. In a 48-30 vote the District also authorized the Board to negotiate with Floyd Patterson for the Purchase of approximately five acres of land for future school expansion at a Cost not to exceed $800 per acre. Re elected without opposition to the school Board was Warren Mason and elected was Donald Rogers for his first three year term As director on the it. Anthony Union High school Board. The evening session convened promptly at 8 . With 28 persons dispatching business within 15 minutes. Charles f. Mason was Moderator and mrs. Rachel Mason clerk. All reports of school officers were unanimously approved. On the question of High school tuition Harold p. Hicks proposed that the amount should not exceed $580, which was quickly passed. Officers of the District will be paid the same As last year $1.75 per hour and directors $200 a year each. In response to a question from Hicks As to Why it was necessary to have five directors this year Charles w. Rounds explained that with the inclusion of North Pownal in the District two of its members automatically become directors in the Pownal District according to state legislation. The Board will eventually revert to the original number of three he said. Mrs. Burton pee Kharn inquired about teacher salaries Here which Are now $4,500 minimum but will be raised to $4,800, according to recent legislation. Miss Margaret Lillie asked How Many teachers will be employed in the District with the reply being 13 regular and two on a part time basis with All vacancies having been filled. A discussion developed regarding the feasibility of calling the next annual meeting in March and recessing until june. Although directors pointed out that a budget for the coming year could Best be determined in june counter arguments showed that All information must be prepared for March when there is one District. In order to avoid duplication of expense it was voted to hold the next annual meeting in conjunction with the town meeting in March 1966. Bennington Banner wednesday june 23, 1965-5 Pownal ites to help Host choir g. William Supplee head of the College music department will direct. The groups initial concert in North Pownal four years ago was very Well received. Members of the group from various states and foreign countries Are preparing for Christian service in the missionary Field. On thursday afternoon they will be entertained by visits to Points of interest in Williamstown followed by supper at Pownal Baptist Church with the committee to include mrs. Burton Moloff mrs. Howard Isherwood mrs. Wesley Burdick. Mrs. Everett Smith. Mrs. Harold Rhodes and mrs. Harvey Burdick. Pownal a a rare musical treat is in store for area residents thursday night when the ambassador choir of Columbia Bible College Columbia s.c., will present a concert of sacred music at Thompson memorial Chapel Williams College starting at 8. The program is being sponsored jointly by the North Pownal congregational Church Pownal Baptist Church and Williamstown White Oaks Church with the Rev. John c. Hatch in charge of arrangements. The 40-voice choir travels throughout the country and this month is presenting 26 concerts in northeastern states. Opp with the Tebenal tax i on with an x to to 20 on Many Pine Tyl Abeles jewellers a Jubilee Ourine at surprised associates of Oakley k. Porter Manchester a town manager for nearly nine years honoured him with a party and presentation of gifts Friday at the town office. Porter resigned to become manager of the Branch of the first National Bank of North Bennington a a it amp i an Ideal time to own or give a Fine watch. You pay no Federal excise tax a and you save up to 20% More on the regular Price during this period. Men s and women a watches from the most respected names in the Industry. An Opportunity not to be missed outstanding values on diamonds All jewelry and silverware too jewellers amp Silversmith 409 main St. Bennington it West Arlington Sand j a in Betty Trachte 375-2223 a baby girl was born june 19 to or. And mrs. Leroy Lacross of Sandgate. The baby is named Patricia Ann. Mrs. Lacross is the former Eleanor Skidmore. Several area residents Are in the Hospital. Leon Mears of Sandgate is a patient at Putnam memorial Hospital mrs. Richard Stolz is in the Mary Mcclellan Hospital in Cambridge . Mrs. Edward Knight of Sandgate and Walter Finney Are at Mary Hitchcock Hospital Hanover . Summer time vacation schedules have changed Many lives mrs. Edward Kimball of Rye , and her children Katy and Chris have returned to Sandgate for the summer. Or. Kimball will be up weekends fro in the City. Or. And mrs. Arnold Wilcox and children Are spending a week vacationing at Cape cod. Marjorie Trachte returned sunday from a few Days in Boston with her Friend Anne Deseve of Oslo Norway. They were guests of mrs. Harrie Linkletter and Jane. Crisp seasonal look smartly patterned tahitian Royal tropical Cool comfortable Good looking a put % Woodbury Bubble bathes regular v Fly Jeb be Lii set Dawn color hair Spray $1.29 regular a Ykum meat or Ohhi $1.29 i 35?�?T tin sex Dye 24 regular its $1.35 in r65<ar Johnsons baby powder 44 regular 79c a a $ a a a 53 w of est toothpaste 37 we give midd Shade for that 11 look of importance Burt Bros

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