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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - July 14, 1967, Tokyo, JapanMea Mohile Back Home Sidney Janis stands with some of the Art objects he has Given to the museum of modern Art. They Are part of a personal collection which he and his wife started in 1926. A new York Art dealer gives $2 Mil. Collection to museum by Miles a. Smith new York a a museum director s fondest fairest and least attainable dream is that some Day he will find the perfect Art donor. So there must have been envious sighs in museums All Over the country recently when it was announced what Sidney Jan Isis doing. Partly it s the fact that he is giving his favorite museum a Large and very Fine collection of 20th Century paintings and sculptures which Art experts estimate unofficially to be worth$2 million to $3 million. But mainly it s the Point that his gift is labelled with three beautifully magic words no strings and there is an extra provi Sion. Janis is making it possible years from now for the museum to bring the collection abreast of the next generation s Art by swapping or Selling some of the collection s present items. Janis 72, has been one of the country s leading Art dealers since he opened his gallery Here in 1948. But he and his wife Harriet who died in 1963, also formed a personal collection of Avant Garde works entirely separate from the gallery. Grin and Bear it by Lichty they began their private collection in 1926, a year after they were married. Now the or. And mrs. Sid Ney Janis collection of 100 paintings and sculptures by 54 of the Century s leading artists has been Given to the museum of modern Art Here. Janis served for years on its advisory Council. Alfred ii. Barr jr., the museum s director of collections said it is unequalled among the Many great gifts received by the institution. We began with Matisse Picasso and cubism said Janis and in the next Genera Tion there were Pollock and de Kooning and other abstract expressionists and then finally pop Art and of major donors usually would like to see their collections like personal monuments housed in separate galleries or a separate Wing and exhibited As a separate entity. To avoid losing a valuable collection museums often will agree to a stipulation that John Doe s paintings and sculpture be kept together. But Janis made an unrestricted gift. After the collection has been exhibited at the museum of modern Art next january it will tour other museums for two years. From then on the museum has a free hand. Stars and stripes readers come from All Over America. News from big cities is fully reported but too often the Small towns Are overlooked. Editors of various weekly news papers from All states of the Union have of Rudolf try permit Ted us to reprint the news of their communities. Aztec . Population 4,137. One Hundred forty Miles Northwest of Albuquerque. At a ruins. Diversified farming. Al Falfa. Corn. Fruits. A of owners have been warned to follow the dog Leash Law and keep their pets on their property not Only be cause of the ordinance but be cause the health department had agreed to Poison Prairie dogs and skunks around Aztec. The poisoning program is a result of finding rabies in skunks in the Santa be area. Since pets can be attracted by the Poison bait used for skunks and Prairie dogs they can be killed by eating it As Well and if there were any Rabid skunks or Prairie dogs in the area pets might come in Contact with them in the Field and become infected in that manner. # at a recent meeting of the Aztec school Board Joe e. Boettcher was named principal of the Aztec schools replacing Jack Hasler who resigned recently. Rips and tears by Geo. B. Bowra a married Man makes a better politician than a single Man because he is trained to come up with Quick answer. If people had to pay As they go they would t get far. This is the time of the year when the grass is Greener and taller on your Side of the Fence. The solution is to quit watering it. A cooperative husband is the fellow who will do his part in keeping the place pretty by watering the Lawn and then let Ting his wife Cut it. The county agent s office will sponsor a defensive driving course by the state police. The course is for Extension club members and other Home makers and is planned for experienced Drivers not begin ners. # John Fisher custodian at the Aztec ruins was bitten by a Rattlesnake while he was help ing clean up the Aztec Rifle Range. John was picking up a Board and the Rattler apparently was taking a or under the Board and the sudden Awakening made the Snake ill tempered so he struck and placed his fangs on the end of John s right fore says he has been in Snake territory for Many years but had never worried about a snakebite and when this happened it caused him some con Cern. Aztec o Santa be new Mexico in the excitement he failed to get revenge on the Snake but John says he is Brave enough to go Back to the spot and see if he can find the Rattler an talk things Over. Twenty five brownies of troop no. 525 presented mrs. , assistant curator of the Aztec museum with $25 at the museum. The museum was their project this year and each Brownie contributed $1. Then and now by Willa Bowra remember Dave Martin s Broom factory at Bloomfield it was a Busy place with Ora Douglas and Paul Ransom As sisting Martin in turning out brooms that made a reputation wherever sold. Martin raised his own Broom Corn on his farm and during the Winter months when farm and ranch work was Slack he manufactured brooms that were sold to business places and stores throughout the san Juan Basin. He sold seven Hundred dozen brooms in 1927. And do you remember when Axtel was full of pigeons the pigeons disappeared Dur ing the second world War and like so Many other things we r e in e m b e a have never re turned. # Gary Dustin 18, son of or. And mrs. Al Dustin of farming ton ., received the highest award Given by the new Mexico future Farmers of America association at their 39th annual state convention in Albuquerque and received a $200 Check from the National Fra foundation. X # Charles Bandy manager of b & m Supply was elected vice president of the Aztec chamber of Commerce at a re cent directors meeting at the Flamingo cafe. Bandy will fill the unexpired term of office of Stan Parker who resigned to move to Albuquerque. The a Tec Rainbow girls recently held a window Wash. Windows of Homes As Well As those of Many stores in the a Tec area were washed. The proceeds go to help pay for expenses to grand Assem Bly which will be held in Carls bad ., this year. Compiled by Jim Hoyle ship looks like solid ". And Why should the Book review committee get to read All the books classified As cheap and tawdry Cul Drose England up Royal Navy divers think the have found the wreck of a ship that Sank in 1707 reputed to be carrying a Fortune in Gold bul lion. A Royal Navy Fleet under sir Cloudsley Shovell returning to Plymouth after a two year com Mission abroad struck rocks off the Scilly Isles of southwestern England in thick fog. More than2,000 sailors drowned. Shovell s wrecked flagship the association was reputed to be carrying sea chests of Bullion Worth about 2.5 million pounds $7 million. The Royal Navy team which has been searching for three years said they have found a wreck More than 40 cannons and a Gold Coin dated 1704 and presumed to be portuguese. We think it is the Admiral s flagship and the Cannon number will prove it said it. Cmdr. Jack Gayton 33, head of the div ing expedition from Cul Drose Fleet air Arm base. They brought one of the can Nons to the surface but had to let it slip Back. They Are trying to got it up again. It has a Crest embossed on its Bow and ought to carry a number and a maker s Mark which would give a Posi Tive identification. Pacific stars & stripes 9friday, july 14, 1967

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