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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Sunday, June 14, 1964
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SUNDAY, JUNE H, 1964, Loke Chorles American Press BACK ON WH/Tf HOUSE Perle Mesta Is Slil Giving r~f Big Parties BANISHED LEADER — Long lime African Nationalist leader Albert Luthuli has been confined to his farm and trading store near Stanger in Natal Province, South Africa. The order which banished the Nobel Prize winner slated that a permit would be required for any non-African to visit him. He cannot speak or write about political affairs. (AP Wirephoto). Ban Punishes Nobel Winner By ADRIAN PORTER STANGER. South Africa (AP) —For the next five years one of South Africa's best-known political leaders must spend his life confined In a few .square miles nf sugar cane fields and their attendant homesteads, mills and stores. Albert Luthuli wil! pass his days between his modest but comfortable house in a reserve for Africans and his general trading store and cane farm a couple of miles away. He is not able to visit the nearest settlement, the small market (own of Stanqer. He cannot speak his mind on political affairs or write about them. He cannot receive non-African visitors from outside the reserve. !/>r they require permits from the government and such permit..'; are virtually unobtainable. The Nobel Peace Prize winner ran do none of these things be- rause lie has been banished asain by South Africa's Minister nf Justice Balthazar Vorster. Luthuli formerly headed the African National Congress which, before it. too. was banned, was the mainspring of African nationalism in this country. He has been restricted in Area Pupils Make NSC Honor Roll NATCHITOCHES (Spl )-Cal- carieu Parish had eight students named to the honor rolls nf their respective schools at .Northwestern State College during the recently completed spring semester Announcement, nf the honor !'•*!! list WH<- made by President J"hn ? Kyser Included in the lists \\ere stu- oV-r-K v.ho received degrees at t ; •'-. <-•• nua! spring commencement f-vfTcisc"- CMra-ieu Parish students are Barbara Chapman, Diana Os- Wne. Maurice Dennis. Betty C. Duggan, and Max C. Dug- pan of Lake Charles Shirley J Bigelow of Sulphur- and Lii- i :;!(• Hart HI id \\'a!'b' c H>-?>cit of Wi-» L;A:t- VIEW WORTH LOSS OF EYE LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP. J. R. M'.-Afte, a retired .Methodist minister, recall- the lime a \ gu] rode to (h-i.'ih i'.') a hur>..e and was left \\\ H'.\ i-ir.barr&siuig poii- As she started to demount, her dress caugnt in the saddle and ihe hung suspended, Jwt off the ground, in a tea uf petticoats. The rumibtur, ijouung a bunch of teen-agers gaping at the spectacle, warned them to "look the other way, ur you'ie liable to be slruvk blnid " One uf the bigger b o;, •• smiled as lie slappt-d a hand over bii U'ft c-je. ' J tiiiiik HI )j>k wic cvt ' all his activitives because he has been accused by Vorster of "conducting activities likely to further (he cause of communism." Such an accusation is sufficient for banning Luthuli under South African laws. Though the present order is a stricter one, banishment is not new to Luthuli. The new ban was served on him as the first five-year term of restriction came to an end. During that time Luthuli was freed only once from the confines of his home area of f.routville. That was in 1961 when the (government, undoubtedly under pressure of world opinion, let the African leader co to Oslo to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. By keeping him out of Stanger and restricting him completely to a segregated African reserve, the government cuts Luthuli off from any contact with the outside world. The only channel left to him seems to be messages passed out of the reserve by residents friendly to Luthuli. It is illegal in Smith Africa for anyone to attempt to disseminate Luthuli's views. The former Zulu chief, who relinquished his chieftainship when he took up politics, is 66. By FRANCES LEWINE j WASHINGTON (AP) - Party I giver Perle Mesta is getting 1 ready to give a wing-ding convention party for the party of her choice—the Democrats. "I'm always a Democrat," said Perle, who last strayed to vote Republican in 1960 when her favorite, Lyndon B. Johnson, didn't get the Democratic presidential nomination. Perle pooh-poohed the idea ^hat she was in "the deep freeze" during the John F. Kennedy administration. She says she gave just as many big parties as ever. But, she had to admit, she was never invited to a White House party by President and Mrs. Kennedy. And, presidents from Calvin Coolidge to Dwight D. Eisenhower had her on their party invitation lists. Perle had been booming LBJ for president since 1956. When Johnson did get the White House, he invited Mrs. Mesta to the very first formal state dinner he gave. "The Johnsons have good memories," she says. With LBJ the obvious choice of the Democrats this year, Perle set out early to get ready for the Atlantic City nominating convention in August. She made tracks to Atlantic City and rented a six-bedroom resort house in nearby Ventnor as "a base of operations." Now, it's just a matter of what type of party it's going to be. Perle first thought she'd use the Roardwalk, but +>?- rh^n^ed her In 1980, she gave a long-to-be- remembered gin and eggs brunch that drew 7,500 Democratic convention-goers. The four-hour crush in Los Angeles' famous Cocoanut Grove was climaxed by the arrival of Lyndon and Lady Bird. Perle had invited every dele- sate "with spouse" and the hungry guests gobbled up 1,100 dozen eggs, 650 pounds of bacon and sausage and emptied 22 cases of gin in screwdrivers, silver fizzes and bloody Marys and drank 700 gallons of coffee. The Cocoanut Grove said it cost Mrs. Mesta more than $10,000. Docs she influence the delega- : tions? "I don't have any influ-1 ence whatsoever," said smiling I Perle as she sat in her 12-room j top-floor apartment overlooking l Rock Creek Park. She views her role as "just > a worker for the cause—for the. thing I think is right and for a I principle." i Mrs. Mesta plans to go to the. , Republican convention, too. She has tried her hand some at mag- < azine writing and radio reporting of such events. She tells the story of how she. tried to interview Bob Hope at one convert- Thousands Flee c ^st Pakistan NEW DELHI. India (AP>More than 434.000 religious refugees have fled from East Pak- j i-'an into the Indian states of j We<t Bengal, Assam and Tri-' pura. the government reports., The treks started in January 7 : during Hindu-Moslem conflicts, i i lion and handed him the wrong; end of the microphone. : As far as Perle is concerned | social life changes with the pres- i idents and "that's what makes I Washington so interesting. It's j never monotonous." ! She expects President John-; son's to be "a Fun administra- j tion." The people who are in it "are gay, warm and hospitable; and always have new ideas in entertaining," she said. While the Kennedys appealed to cultural and literary types, Mrs. Mesta says the Johnsons want "gay people and people j who are doers, rather than the i ivory tower types " I Perle's antique-filled penthouse apartment, presided over | by her butler of 18 years, Garner Camper, has photogaphs of many V.I.P's. On display arc photos of President Johnson, autographed "with love," and another of Lady Bird "with affection." Long known for her parties, Perle moved into international diplomatic affair? when President Harry S. Truman sent her as U.S. minister to Luxembourg. That was a peak of her career. She became the subject of the hit musical show "Call Me Madam" and eventually wrote a book entitled simply, "Perle." Widow of George Mesta. self- made millionaire owner of the Mesta Machinery Co. of Pittsburgh, who died in 1925, Mrs. Mesta is now 73 and has somewhat changed her mode of life and social entertaining. A 20- minute afternoon nap helps her get through late parties. She used to own a big French- chateau home in Washington "Les Ormes (The Elms)", sold to Vice President Johnson and< recently purchased by the AH gerian government for use as an | embassy. Perle has settled for life in her opulent penthouse, virtually built to her needs atop a swank new apartment building. Each of its seven bedrooms has a separate ' bath. Her efficient live-in household, staff consists of butler, cook, j , maid and a chauffeur, who: ; drives her black "Le Baron" Im-! perial Chrysler with black and When she gives a party "I or- with short-cropped curly gray cipale" and "every time I have white interior. She (rades her ganize it and I nut a srcat deal ^' r aml s P cc ' la( '' cs ' knows ex- a party. 1 have hoolenanny sing- car in every year for a new ' abtly what lo do. ers." one In to iL" Then, she leaves the ex..,,...., . lEveryone asks Perle what sort As for herself, once her party Perle says she averages four et>ullon lo blltlcr Camper, who ^ par(y shc , jkes best Hc) . an , , ias heen or g an ized, Perle's for- or five parties a week-going she says does tho agonizing. Alt- S | V(T: '-i i ovc participation. I . mula is "1 havn a good time, and giving. er jo years, this pleasant man, lijive anything where you parti- : dance and mingle." HOW TO BUY AN ELECTRIC SHAVER (Perfect gift any day-Especially a birthday!) 1. Have «n uncomfortable shave for the last time. No man should put up with a shave that is irritating or unpleasant day after day. Shaving should be convenient and comfortable. And today it Is—with the comfort shave. 2. Talk to your dealer Shout electric shavers. He'll show you severalibrands. Most of them have blades which go back and forth. Ha'll point out that only Worelco Speedshavers have rotary blades whith go round and round. v^- ( 3. Look at both kinds. Back and forth blades stop and change di rection constantly, Norelco ictary blades whirl continuously in one direction. They stroke off whiskers without pinch or pull, no matter which way they grow. SAVE NOW ON HEAVY DUTY COOLING UNITS (COOLS L'P TO 1250 SQ. FT.) BITS '} i Iges 3 >peed cool; Lo-Cool. Hi-Cool, Super Cool. 2 speed fan Kx'.-lus.ive Dual-Slat makes signature fully automatic Frc-hh air, Circulate, Exhaust control; auto, thermostat AU-ivelded chassis; no nuts or bolts to vibrate K'.ectriral components fully sealed off from weather S H ONIY EASY TERMS f»/, TmntfOftetian, ana Initailatiaa I ue i>arH> rvplaceiueat fur 5 yean on *eale4 J-jear £uar;uiU-e oo »li other parts. fc suarauteed or jour money wiJl be refunded. Montgomery Ward CATALOG STORE 2911 RYAN ST. 433-031$ 4. Ask about speed and closeness. Today's electric shavers all shave fast and with about the same degree of closeness. The Important difference Is comfort. It's the difference between enjoying a shave or enduring it. 5. Ask about comfoift. Only Norelco rotary blades give you the coirifort shave. So smooth, the face actually feells soothed. It's the mpjjt comfortable way to ahave close and clean. 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Versatile, reuseable packets save valuable freezer space, too. See this amazing bonus offer at a participating electric dealer's. Offer expires June 30. Offer limited to Gulf States customers in the Lake Charles-Sulphur-Jennings areas. Food Packaging Set IS? ^^ffijPfW Cook Now-Serve Later with a Frostless Refrigerator-Freezer Food fj|om a frostless refrigerator-freezer is just like fresh foodi minus much of the work. With aft electric freezer you can cook meals days in advance. When needed, just heat and serve. This is a great way for you to spend more lima with guests and less time in the kitchen. You'll also find cooking's more fun, too, yhen you've got what you want when you want it. Your electric dealer will be glad to explain in detail all of the mzmy benefits of owning a new frostless refrigerator, freezer. He'll also show you the many conveniences of a Scotchpak Food Packaging Set—shown above. Visit a participating dealer soon. 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