Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 23, 1958 · Page 5
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Hope, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 23, 1958
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' fueiday, fieeeinfar 51,19SS HOPE STAR, MOM, ARKANSAS VfiSY mm CIIHISTMAS Mcty the gilts of happiness grow lor you «~ and give you lasting pleasure! Mr and Mrs. Paul L Church Our Store Closed Thurs. & Fri, — Open Saturday Our entire staff wishes you a very merry, merry Christmas MAIN PHARMACY Mrs. Nell, B. Martindale J. Ross Moore , George Lambert MBis :TO AW; pun " •" Modiglani Myths Are Exposed a Bit |MODiGt,tANi: Man and Myth, !JBy JeaHhe Mttdigliani trahsla- ! ted troftt llnliatt by Esther Row- j land Ciiffoi-d. Orioil-Cfowii. St.SO. I jeahtie Modlgliaiiii whoso itioth- et- Jcailhe ttobiitei'ne killed herself when Modigliani died, has had access to material Hot available bc- foi-e. add dlstibsos of sbttie inytlts that havd obscured Hie man: j Modigliahi had ho struggle \vith his family over a f>aintitig! career, she says. Fiirthcfitiorc, he was already pointing befqi'o he went lo Paris from his native Italy, rind did poi rely on liquor and drugs to carry on his work. When a render wants to know about Paris and its Left Bank life — even when it was lived on the Right. Bank — he can be thank* lul, for a purposeful, dependable serious book like this. In the •time of Modigliani, around Hit- turn of the century, there was n couple o: generations of Bohemians whom we are a tittle too apt to remember because of Ihoir general moral laxity, heavy drinking, 'absinthe arvd 'hashish 'habits Ei?d promiscuity. Just the same it Was precisely these people who painted and sculpted and bequciilh- ed lo us a vision which, without (hem, we could never have enjoyed. They were the eyes, in esthetics, for the first half of sthis century. Yet year after year books come along about these harried souU from the pens of romancers and popularizci's. They give you the names of the artists, often correctly, and identify the old streets, but they ,don't make an tu'list really an artist, they- only tell you he was found in the' gutter on Monday; -sleeping -with Marie on Thursday and Marguerite on Friday, in jail Saturday ana off to im asylum Sunday. These were \fascinaling Characters, and inevitably they attract the interest of the novelist as of Shah Give Land fd Peasant! fr, Iran (At 5 )—Shnh Mo-, hattmlefl Sega Pahlev! distributed j nearly 7,0(00 acres of state land j among 350 peasants Sunday. It' was the Hrsl Such dlstributum. 2,000 Phone Calls Expected by Operators Mope longdistance telephone op. era-tors arc expecting a record nu- niber of Christmas calls this week. In fact, SW Pel! Chief Operator! •Mrs. Rogers says she and her op-; era tors are looking for about 2000 j Calls Christmas day alone. This compares with trie 1.10-4 calls placed here on Christinas day | last year. I iMrs. Rogers has proposed n plan ] id help speed long-rllKlmicc service!during the holiday period She said I operators ivill secure the Mil of idwri nuilnijers for custoniri's who request thcift in advance if they lire 'planning to make long distance calls CJiristhias eve «<f Christmas day, and don't Kn«w the telppiione hUiti'ber in the distant city, the ml- eralor will be gkid lo obtain Uio number for yoit in advance. IMrs. ftogcrs also offered these lips for faster long-distance service over the holld-nys: 1. If possible try to avoid the I <big rush oh Christmas day .b.v mak- calls early say Tuesday night or Wednesday 2. If you call on Christm«s Bay i service is fester terete 8:00 n. rh, 8. C'nll staUo1fi4s-»tfl1ii«t. Vow call will lie corripleled laslef and the rate is IciWeir. 4, fry to avoid itniiesSary check'. ing with the operator if ymir call encounters a cfciny Soulhtt'i'stefii Bell expects about 120,000 tdhg distri-iu'f! calls in Arkansas dhfistnvas l3ay, an increase over Ihe calls ihnndled during the Iwo days last year. CJi-nss and brush fires on the open range Hi If. S. burn more than nil nvorage of 250,000 acres nhminl* iy. I the reader. But there can be ;\ good deal of cheapening in the process of turning them into fictional persons, or Hollywood figures who one day ore besotted louts and the next, paint masterpieces. In the last six months, tor instance, a couple of books have been based on Picasso and Ut- rillo, a particular friend of Mod- i.uliani's. by a writer or writers who never left a stone unturned j in their research— for fear 1 they'd j miss something crawling under '-it. Ciil of -their books 'they make {themselves, rich by a lurid dis- i tortion of the suffering of the I poor Bohemian geniuses~wlio died in poverty but changed for us all the look of the world we live in. You wonder whether it's worth being a genius if you wind up libeled atrociously in a book or film. There was more to that incredibly Jcrtile Bohemian Paris than you would ever discover in the bedizened successors to "Lust ! for Life." •, ^ _ - ^p^f^i^v '*£** " JMM 4fl^^ iJ ' ' Ml ', •Ml MH % ( f '"^ r ^HK • I '[ ' ^H_ -' ^1? gffy I , Pr fPf ^T'ltF lif l g^\ II "/^^ f^Y r - "i ' V^ ; ^ \^^^^^^'^^^'^^^^^^<.?^ i'TAiL'^',;':/'";!ViyU> 4-.£fA*4is-«;'l?>""tl-rl ; ", ! <$&'.-'"<%,->\ ^.Tw/,n.^ From All Of Us At Nunn-Pentecost Motor Co. 1 /amniiibjrrt *"' " ' * * To Our Friends! Hosey's Texaco Service Hope, Ark. Joy to MIC World! Christmas Greeting* To All Bill Wray Supply Co. and, thank you for your .patronage! Young Chevrolet Co. Hope Arkansas To in Oakcrest Chapel, Inc. Hope Arkansas Extending to you ^ our warmest and most sincere wishes for THE MERRIEST CHRISTMAS, EVER! KEESEY'S SHOE STORE "Where Correct Fit is 9 Must" , , , COME im US ADO3U5 JMM THIS TOB/ai/13 AND LASTING , $MNINQ OF THIS WOJA' CHMI§TMA3 SEASON,

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