Bennington Banner Newspaper Archives May 14 1965, Page 3

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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - May 14, 1965, Bennington, Vermont Bennington Banner Friday May 14, 1965-3 former Shaftsbury Gunsmith authored Section boys and girls state delegates gathering for a picture this week Are Bennington Catholic High schools delegates and alternates to the 196 boys and girls states to be held june 20-28. Seated from left Are Fred Torrill Sally Potter Joann Piscopo Eleanor Harvey Leona Bosun and Walter Morrissey. Standing from left James Mcgurn David Sausville Bert Stafford and Jonathan Dwyer. Miss Potter miss Harvey Torrill Dwyer and Morrissey Are delegates and the others Are alternates. Boys state is held at Norwich University in Northfield and girls state convenes at Green Mountain College in Montpelier. Special show opens at Clark Institute Williamstown mass. A a selected group of etchings lithographs and other prints will Goon special exhibition Here this weekend As the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute offers the first Public showing of a major part of its Michel collection. Opening of the show titled a a curator a Choice a is timed to Mark the visit of 20 museum professionals from Europe Africa and South America who Are in the Berkshire Hills for the weekend As part of the sixth annual tour sponsored by the american association of museums in cooperation with the its. Dinner dance to Manchester association Manchester a plans Are under Way for a dinner dance at the Equinox House May 27 under auspices of the Manchester welfare and nursing association. The dinner dance will be preceded by a cocktail party which will Mark the opening of the 110th season for the hotel. This will be the third year similar festivities have heralded the season for the Equinox under the management of Thomas j. Farley. Two years ago the hotels first opening cocktail party under the new manager was followed by a dinner in Honor of the areas retiring Telephone operators and last year an interfaith dinner was held. At the Benefit this year the hotels orchestra will provide music for dancing during and after dinner. It is expected a guest speaker will describe briefly the work of the Manchester welfare and nursing association which has served the Community for More than 20 years. Although the dinner must be limited to 300, tables for parties of to or less May be reserved by calling the hotels reservation desk before May 20. Individual tickets for the dinner and dancing will be $5.50, and g. Stewart Sennett of the Manchester journal has agreed to act As Liaison for the Sale of the tickets. Department of state. Saturday evening the print exhibition will be previewed by the foreign visitors and invited guests at a reception preceding dinner in the Renoir court at the Art Institute. The prints will go on Public View when the Art Institute opens at to . Sunday. There Are 36 prints in the special show All acquired in 1962 by the Clark Art Institute from a Chicago physician or. Herbert l. Michel. Most have not been shown publicly in Many years three works by Bonnard and five by Gauguin were on exhibition in 1963 at the Art Institute. Although there Are examples from six decades of print making ranging As late As 1920, the selected prints Date mostly from the late 1800s. A catalogue foreword by Harold Joachim curator of prints and drawings at the Art Institute of Chicago comments that this period included a the Golden age of color lithography a the 1890s. Or. Michel the foreword notes focused his collecting activity on the last third of the 19th Century a and concentrated on the graphic work of the great French painters of that Era notably Manet Degas Pissarro Gauguin Toulouse Lautrec Bonnard and in addition there Are prints by two non French artists James Ensor belgian and Edvard Munch norwegian. Another rare work is a Small portrait by Van Gogh that is an example of the Only etching the artist is known to have done. Also included Are prints by Paul Cezanne Maurice Denis Jacques Villon Odilon Redon her Xavier Roussel and Georges Rouault. Twenty ninth in the series of Clark Art Institute exhibits that began in May 1951, the show which will continue through the summer is Hung in the lower level print and drawing gallery. It Marks the Start of the institutes Lith year of presenting the Clark collections in its White Marble museum where visitors have topped the half million Mark. Always free to the Public the Institute is open from to . To 5 . Tuesdays through sundays including holidays but is closed mondays. By fran Stacy Shaftsbury a the late James c. Drummond a former resident of Shaftsbury was the author of a portion of a Book entitled a the collecting of guns a recently published by Stackpole company. The Book edited by James e. Serven was written by 23 men from All parts of the United states who Are believed to be tops in their Field. Selling for $24.95, it will be of special interest to firearms enthusiasts As Well As sportsmen. A dedication in the Book reads a to the collectors and shooters associations of America and the old world who by their exemplary standards and organized efforts have done so much to encourage the collecting and preservation of historic weapons and who have contributed greatly in providing a better Public understanding of the True roles played by firearms vital tools used in shaping world chapter 28 entitled a it hectare and repair of old guns a was written by or. Drummond whose picture appears in the Book along with those of other contributors. A biographical sketch reads a James c. Drummond Learned Flower t a no ii 11 again Arlington a once More Flowers planted by the Arlington Garden club in the Triangle at the Junction of Vermont 7 and 313 have been uprooted. The tulips were just coming into Bloom when it was discovered that a number of the bulbs had been removed. Later a Garden club member reported having seen a station Wagon carrying a new York License parked at the site and a Man and a woman armed with trowels and Flower pots busily digging up the plants. In 1964, bulbs were taken from the same spot in the Spring and geraniums were lifted later in the year. V a a him. A a James c. Drummond of it in a a position As design craftsman with the Olin Mathieson chemical corp., Ramsey division in new Haven. Or. Drummond died last August at the age of 44. However he had the pleasure of seeing a proof of the Book and knew that it was Sochi to be ready for distribution. A copy of the Book was presented to the Cheshire Public Library by or. Harmon c. Leonard of Cheshire in Drummonds memory. Mrs. Drummond and their boys were presented with both a clothbound copy such As is for Sale to the Public and a leather bound copy which was presented to each family of contributors. North Bennington Elizabeth Dwyer 442-4519 mrs. Charles Harris of main Street spent saturday in Burlington. The peace and Calm of Welling Field is rudely disturbed Early in the morning of late with Grade 7 and 8 boys in the local school appearing there at 7 15 each Day to work out for track and Field activities. We re not sure the Village fathers had that purpose in mind when All that Blacktop was Laid along Nash Street and around the new firehouse but the area has become a Haven for the skateboard set. After school and in the Early evening devotees of the newest craze can be seen twisting turning and swooping on their boards. The unmaking business at an Early age from his father who was chief Engineer at the Ross Rifle co. In Canada and at the Savage arms co. In Utica. Young Drummond served in world War ii the Craf As a technician and instructor in Small arms. After the War As a skilled gunman or in South Shaftsbury Vermont he converted military arms to sporting guns then specialized in restoring valuable and historic weapons perfecting new and better ways to clean and repair important antique weapons. Museums and collectors from All Over the country found Drummond s shop in Cheshire conn., a place where a master craftsman always treated an old gun with respect and scientific or. Drummond graduated from Montreal Institute of mechanical drafting in Montreal que., and his talents As a design craftsman paid off in that he Drew the 15 or More illustrations accompanying his chapter. While employed at the National Carbon co. In Bennington or. Drummond resided in Shaftsbury where he met and married the former Marjorie Hawkins daughter of mrs. Albert Matt Ison. In 1955, they and their two sons Thomas and Gordon moved to Cheshire after he had accepted layaway your watch for graduation a Smalt Deposit will hold your selection. Fine Quality 17 jewel watches from $12.95 by Elgin Croton and Etna watchmakers for 25 years experience is your Assurance we specialize in gifts for special occasions Noveck Shultz inc. 4ji main Street to so Bennington Vermont Baptist Church women travel to Europe via armchair North Bennington a women of the Baptist Church with their daughters and granddaughters enjoyed an armchair trip to Europe this week at the annual Mother and daughter banquet held in the social rooms of the Church. Guest speaker mrs. Doris Cox of Berlin n.y., conducted the tour and showed slides taken during a trip she made last summer through Holland Austria Switzerland Luxembourg and Italy. Mrs. Cox an elementary school teacher was accompanied on the adventure by her two daughters aged 12 and 14. The family went Over by boat picked up a car for which they had arranged in Advance and camped out in dozens of interesting and out of the Way places that the conventional tourist often misses. The Cox girls were with their Mother at the banquet wearing authentic austrian dirndl costumes. Mothers Day was celebrated by the youth choir singing the mothers Day hymn and a in the master s the Young people were directed and accompanied by mrs. Alfred Scott. The latter was surprised when the whole group serenaded her birthday and presented her with a Small Token to Mark the occasion. Table decorations of Gay Jon quilt and daffodils a Ere the work of mrs. Carl Jolivette. Others on the committee for this annual event included mrs. Bernard Whitman chairman mrs. Grace Reed mrs. John Briggs mrs. Ralph Nesbitt mrs. Frank Kenyon mrs. Leonard Powers Arlingt Niang Bird walk set Arlington a the Arlington Garden club will hold its annual Early morning Bird walk tuesday in Woods adjacent to the Home of mrs. Carl t. Ramsey in Dorset. Miss Lucina Hulet and Carl Ramsey will Lead the walk which starts promptly at 7 30 . Members should gather at the Colburn House parking lot in Manchester at 7 . Breakfast will be served 9 30 . At the Colburn House and will be followed by a business meeting. Garden club members Are Welcome to bring guests the guest fee of 70 cents includes breakfast. Telephone reservations May be made to mrs. John Whalen 375-2266 by saturday. Hostesses will be mrs. Whalen chairman mrs. Leon m. Cole mrs. Frank l. Irvin miss Mary Kendall mrs. Francis Murray mrs. Homer m. Shaver and mrs. Wilford Wallace. Mrs. Robert Mackey mrs. James Williamson or. 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