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TV TIME PREVIEWS (TV Time critics preview coming television shows by attending rehearsals, watching screenings, and Ana* Iwmg scripts in New York and Hollywood. These are theif previews for today)BEST Bit 8:30-9 P.M. CBS. MONEY Talks. Part II in the five-lecture series, on economics delivered by Prof. John R. Coleman of the' Carnegie Institute of Technology.; Tonight he dwells on price sta-i bility and the gross national product from pre-World War I to today. He also takes into account the influence of the Federal Reserve system to our economy. David Schoenbrun also participates. OTHER HIGHLIGHTS 6:30-7:30 P.M. NBC. LARAMIE (color) "The Barefoot Kid." (rerun> Racial prejudice Is an e'> tnent.when 16-year-old Juan is sentenced to hang for stealing Jess's horse. When Jess helps the youngster escape, the judge is so Infuriated that he takes out after them with a gun. John Smith stars with Spring Byinglon and Dennis Holnfefl. j 7:30-8 P.M. CBS. DOBtfi OIL-! lis. "Birth of a Salesman" (re-; run) Lovely Tuesday Weld is this \ show's lure tonight cast in her familiar role as the cash-conscious Thalia Menninger. j Dobie has been trying to con-i vlnce Maynard that he doesn't give a bean for a gold-digger when Thalia arrives on the scene as a successful saleswoman w h o i wants Dobie to quit school and! start making big money. Dwayne Hlckman stars with Bob Denver and Frank Faylen. 7:30-8:30 p.m. ABC. THE NEW Breed. "My Brother's Keeper." (rerun) A rare appearance by movie star Margo helps this one greatly. She plays the overly protective mother of a wild-teen-ag- er who has to prove he has as much guts as his older brother. One way of doing this is to take a short at a cop. Leslie Nielsen stars with John Beradino, Greg Roman and John Clarke. 11-8:30 P.M. CBS. THE COME- dy Spot. "The Mighty 0." This comedy drama Is being run for the first time on TV, but to give you an idea of how long ago it was filmed, stars Craig Stevens and Lola Albright had yet to even dream they'd star together on the "Peter Gunn" series. Craig plays an officer of a Navy coast guard vessel and Alan Hale Jr. plays his buddy, also an officer. An extremely light but fairly amusing plot sees Lola throwing a party for her sweetie — n o 1 Craig, but Alan — and complica- i tions arise when Craig steals pies | off his ship for the on-s h o r e I party. 8-9 P.M. NBC. DICK POWELL Show. "330 Independence SW." (rerun) William Bendix stars as a tough truck driver who sells pep pills on the side. David McLean, for whom this was originally presented as a "pilot" episode for a new series, plays a federal investigator turned truck driver, to uncover the source of the narcotics. Julie Adams supplies the feminine relief. 3-10 P.M. ABC. ALCOA P R E- miere. "The Hour of the Bath." (rerun) Robert Fuller stars in an effective (except scenlcally) production based on the fatalistic attitudes of the oriental mind that accepts slavery and death. Fuller portrays an agricultural expert in Viet Nam who is taken prisoner by Communists and threatened with death, while his new-found oriental friends merely shrug and turn their backs. Barbara Luna is featured. Fred Astaire is host. TV TONIGHT AND TOMORROW (Presented as a public service by the Lake Charles American Press which is not responsible for unannounced changes by stations or similar program inaccuracies). Channels — WBRZ-TV Baton Rouge 2, KPAC-TV Port Arthur 4, KALB-TV Alexandria 5, KFDM-TV Beaumont 6, KPLC-TV Lake Charles 7, KLFY-TV Lafayette 10, and KBMT-TV Beaumont 12, Today's evening' programs are listed below. Tomorrow daytime programs are also included. TUESDAY EVENING 6:00—Sports, 2, 5 News, 4, 6, 7, 10, 12 6:10-Weather, 2, 6, 7, 10 6:15—Esso News, 2, 5 News, CBS, 6 Sports, 10 News, 12 6:20—Weather, 4 Sports, 7 6:25—Weather, 5, 12 Social Notes, 10 6:30~Laramie, 2, 4, 5, 7 Marshal Dillon, 6, 10 Bugs Bunny, 12 7:00—Password. 6, 10 Bachelor Father, 12 7:30—Beachcomber, 2 Alfred Hitchcock, 4, 7 Mr. Lucky, 5 Dobie Gillis, 6, 10 New Breed, 12 8:00-Djck Powell. 2. 4, 5. 7 Comedy Spot, 6, 10 8:30—Money Talks, 6 Everglades, 10 Yours For a Song, 12 9:00—Cain's Hundred, 2, 4, 5, 7 Talent Scouts, 6, 10 Alcoa Premiere, 12 10:00—Night Desk, 2 News, 4, 6, 10, 12 Dateline '62, 5 Weather, 7 10:05-Nc\vs, 7 10:10—Weather, 4, 6, 12 10:15—Movie, 5, 6 Tonight, 7 Father Knows Best, 10 10:25—Tonight Show, 4 Riverboat, 12 10:30— Mr .ucky. 2 10:45—Movie, 10 11:00—Tonight Show, 2 12:00—News-Prayer, 2 WEDNESDAY DAYTIME 6:30—Operation Alphabet, 2 Morning Jamboree, 10 6:55—Farm Report, 7 7;00-Today. 2. 4, 5, 7 Outlook!, 10 7:30-UIKV Willie's Club, 6 Popeye, 10 8;00-Kangaroo. 6, 10 9:00-Burns and Allen, 2 Say When, 4, 5, 7 Calendar, 6, 10 9:15-Moyie, 12 9:30-P|ay Your Hunch, 2. 4. 5, 7 1 Love Lucy, e, 10 10:QQ-Pric« Is Bight, 8. 4. 5. 7 Verdict U Yours, 6, 10 10:30—Cpncentratioi 'i, 4. 5, 7 Brighter Day, 6. 10 10:55-CBR NBWS, 6 Lifeline, 10 ll:Oft-Erme Ford, ?, 12 First Impression, i, 5, 7 Love of Life, 6, iO Jl:30—Consequences, 2, 4, 5, f Search, 6, 10 For a Song, n ll:45-Guiding Light, 6, 10 11:55-NBC News, 2, 4, 5, 7 12:00—Midday in La.. 2 Best of Groucho, 5 Famous Playhouse, 6 Bayou Fail 1 , 7 Meet Vour Neighbor, 10 Jane Wyman, 12 12:10-Highway Patrol, 4 12:30-Lifeline, 5 The World Turns, 6, 10 Best of Groucho, 7 Camouflage, 12 12:40—Kaleidoscope, 4 12'55-News, 12 1:00—Jan Murray, 2, 4, 5, 7 Password, 6, 10 Rendezvous, 12 l:25-News, 2, 4, 5, 7 1:30—Loretta Young, 2, 4, 5, House Party, 6, 10 Pioneers, *2 2:00-Dr. Malone, 2, 4, 5, 7 Millionaire, 6. 10 Day In Court, 12 2:30—Five Daughters, 2, 4, 5, To Tell The Truth, 6. 10 Seven Keys, 12 2:55—News, 6. 10 3:00—Danny Thomas, 2, 4, 7 Ethma Odum Show, 5 Secret Storm, b, 10 Queen for a Day, 12 3:30-Hollywood, 2, 4, 5, 7 Edge of Night. 6, 10 Who Do You Trust?, 12 3:55—NBC News, 2, 4, 5, 7 4:00—Amos N'Andy, 2 Circle 4 Club, 4 Funtime, 5 Movie, 6 Kit Carson, 7 Funtime Playhouse, 10 Bandstand, 12 4:30—Soldiers of Fortune, 2 Kartoon Kapcrs," 7 4:50-12 Star Special, 12 5:00—Deputy Dawg, 2 Yogi Bear, 5 5:15—Yogi Bear, 4 5:30—Best of Serials, 2 News, 5, 12 Whirly Birds, 12 Annie Oakley, 7 5:45-NBC News, 2, 4, 5 CBS News, 10 N.O. Dealer In Marijuana Fatally Shot NEW ORLEANS CAP) - William T. Devenney, 34, recently described by police as the No. I marijuana dealer in the French Quarter, was found fatally shot in the second-floor hallway of an apartment building Sunday night. Officers said Miss Barbara Harper, 23, found the body in the hallway next door to Devenney'e residence and called police. Police said Miss Harper told them she shared Devenney's apartment, and when she was returning from an errand she heard a shot next door, where she investigated and found the body. Devenney was clutching a gun in his hand when officers arrived. Police arrested and booked Devenney last Aug. 6 on narcotics charges, and at the time one official called him "the biggest single seller of marijuana in the French Quarter." THE M6HTE THIS *A0I03RAM OUT LOUD.' I DON'T TRUST M HAPPY 6YES/ SOON AS HE (SETS OVER THE OP THOSE RATIONS MS ATE. ANC? THE SRAW WAS WATERV/ MASH6P POTATOES LUMfY HERE COMES SASSE. AT LEAST THERE'S ONE WHO LIKES THE FOOD,*, ARE VOU 6OIM6 TO STOP PISMINS OUT THOSE PORTIONS TlGMTWAP?/ BEETLE BAILEY ...mrKe...?>'YOU'KECRAZY»~} BARELY. YOU\ [rHERE/ JOHN PARRISH COULPN'T POSSIBLY HARM JASON...UNLESS HE COMMITTED OR 50M§THIN<5... WRRISH ANP JASON IT'S T*?UE. TAKE MY WORPFORIT.I'M 60INSTOMYROOM -CASSIS WILL SIVE I MET JASON.' ONLY HARPLY SAIP j ONCE,otCOUK$E, BUT STILL ) HELLO., .t'... < ?" >n ***}**»** f ~ Uri^t.m. *>A / jf •—••••—•••• -* , ...I'D KtfOWfl SPOKE TO / (6I66LE)... I DISTRACTEP YOU.' ABOUT A0W CASSIE?/ ON STAGE ' HER GUN WONT HELP VOU, IT HAS NO BULLETS. ' Ji)UT, ALAS, WHILE AUNTIE *" KNEELS ON THE FLOOR. THE CARTRIDGES FROM LIZZ'S 6.UN HAVE SPILLED FROM HER APRON POCKET. S?HE DERRINGER SHOTS * SPENT, LIZZ HAS BUT ONE WEAPON LEFT—A KARATE BLOW TO THE BACK OF THE: NECK. HONEST JOHN HOEtT*! OWNER OF THE GENERAL 5TOREf HOW COULD YOU? DICK TRACY I SEEN ACTS, BUT THAT CHIMP BROKE ME UP/ PEE WEE'S BEEN IT HARD TELLY'WHAT; BOYS (WHY DON'T Y'MAKE UP AN' WE'LL MAKE IT A TglO FROM NOW ON? HOty'S THAT? HM-M-NOSftLE.EH'? WOW J DID THAT CROWD GO CRAZY WHEN ELWOOD CAME IN ON THAT OLD , ONE-WHEELER/ AN'WHEN HE TIPPED HIS HAT AN' OUT POPPED THAT CRAZY PARROT! SURE WHY NOT 1 ? ANIMALS ARE OUST AS BIQ HAMS AS PEOPLE is.' I LAUGHED SO HARD I BUSTED M'GALiuees! ORPHAN ANNIE BUT BELIEVE ME, SINOOO... I TREATED GRIP I'LL TALK WITH THE DIFFICULT DECISION IT'S OFTEN MORE CRUEL TO LIKE A CHILD... AND YET JUDGE/ I'M SURE HEU W A FAMILY MUST MAKE THE PATIENT NOT TO F1ACE HIM IN AN ENVIRONMENT IN JL REALIZE THAT GRIP WHICH HE LIVED -^> BELONGS IN AN DEMANDED THAT HE^^ INSTITUTION- BE AN ADULT/ JiEL NOT A JAIL ' INSTITUTIONALIZE REX MORGAN, M.D. .. BUT JUST HOW TO I STOP THEM? MINE ARM TO A5KIN6 YANKEE TO CARRY OF THE CHINESE PEOPLE'S KEPU9- WHAT I FAILEP IN -PUT I HAVE NO CHOICE, xope/ BECOMING AN ATOMIC POWER THIS CARD.. APPRE5SEP TOME.. IT'S NUMBER498 IN OUR "SICK JOKE"! INE, S6T. DRAKE' ^,__ , 8-.ZI WHY.' THE UNGRATEFUL T I'M AFRAIDTHI5 LITHE INSECT/ FINP HIM/ ) 15 NO IONSER I'LL SHOW HIM HE CAN'T /A MATTER THAT WALK OUT ON ME/ ^ CONCERNS THE POLICE, MRS. TOOMEY/ KERRY DRAKE •WAN KS, LUNA! HMAV- THAT'S cop LETTERING PDSSItLY HAVE" AMY REASPM TO WANT TO KILL en. DRIVE NUTS' PR.MEaATDN-ANP HE HAS A TOP SECURITY KATIN6- BUT Hg 15 5TPF BE INC? SUSPICIOUS 0? SMILIN' JACK TUB., AU6(JSt jt, 1962, Ufc, Ototii Nn |j Senofor Embarks On 'Holy Crusade' By HAYMOW* MCOAMEL DeSoto nttt more tfflte "After Written for The Associated Press IS'** **™' ** GRAND CANE, La. (AP)-Everyone talks about the weather, but no one does anything about it. And everyone talks about good government, but no one does anything about it either. This somewhat cynical expression may have been true at one time in Louisiana, but it isn't true When this occurs, it will be the second retirement for the genial, 56-year-old Rogers. He tried it a number of years ago, at the age of 40, bat could not stand the inactivity. He retired, and will retire again if things go his way, to a farm four miles east of Grand Cane __ , _ _„ _ „ . V|F .* •*»i*>vu buoi VI VJ| O11VJ \jQllB any more. A farmer-turned-busi- j where he was born Oct. 5, 1905. nessman-turned-politlcian from Grand Cane, state Sen. 8. H. (Johnny) Rogers, has charged all that. He is doing something about it, the good government part, anyway. is doing started out as a part- His father and grandfather were also born there. "The family has owned the °state, part of an original land grant, since 1836. His 86-year-old mother and his brother, Dr. M. The "something" that Rogers T. Rogers, still live there. His brother, who received a doctor's £, „ ___ . v _ _« v UV v. ffu* v vivrviiui) "*IV i V, Vtl V CU Cl UV^-lUl 9 time job, confined almost com- j degree from Columbia University, pletely to his legislative life. But | was once a teacher at LSU, but now, it has become something I "quit education In disgust because akin to a Holy Crusade, an all-!of political interference," says consuming attendance on an am- {Sen. Rogers, bltlon unique In Louisiana politi- j i n many ways, Sen. Rogers' ear- pal mcfnft* • t.. *•*> ,. ..... • * .. * cal history. Most campaigns are expensive in one way or another, and the good government effort by Johnny Rogers has cost him in many ly life Is typical of the farmboy makes-good stories. He hopped freights and toured the wheat fields as was fairly common in those days, later went to LSU, ways. It has cost him thousands { and secured odd jobs to keep him' of dollars. It has cost him time— self in school, a commodity he resents losing He cut grass in Baton Rouge, because every minute he spends j became a chauffeur and worked in away from hisjarm to him is un- service stations. It was in the serv- happiness. ("The father I move away from my Grand Cane farm, the more I want to come back," he said.) It has cost him something even more important, a degree of his health. For the first time in his life he is under the continual care of a physician. And for what, ask his friends. Why? "Well, I finally decided I must be Joe Blow," answers Rogers, explaining: "For years I have discussed good government from all over. It's a strange thing. Everyone is in favor of it. And yet, we haven't had good government in Louisiana in my lifetime. "I wondered about this. I wondered why we couldn't have good government if everyone wants it. ( And I decided the reason we don't i have it is because everyone seems ice station business that he found the answer to a farmboy's poverty: Work hard, do things a little differently, and get rich. By the time the war broke out in the early forties, Rogers had become the head of a chain of service stations, g a r a g e s and parking lots. He had also been married—to Miss Josephine Mann, a Smith College graduate from Maine whom he met while she was in Baton Rouge visiting an old college roommate. Then the war, and for Rdgers a four-year tour of duty with the Air Force, being discharged as a lieutenant colonel. On his return to Baton Rouge, he sold his properties and "retired" to Grand Cane. "I was too young. I had too ..... .. „ u ^ a uo c C , CI , UI1C se eiii S much cner fiy." h « recalls. to want Joe Blow to bring it to I Tne Rogers "family, which by him. So, I decided I must be Joe now included daughters JoAnn and Blow." Be he "Joe Blow" or Johnny Rogers, he has already accomplished much in his endeavor. His dogged efforts to pass a Code of Ethics bill for state officials failed to pass but succeeded In causing an uproar sufficient to shake the granite walls of the state Capitol. His anti-deadhead bill also was killed, but lived long enough to thoroughly frighten a number of department heads. Almost suddenly he has become known as a corruption fighter. His friends have drawn closer behind him. He has become a leader, ^ with a real, avid party of followers shouting conservatism and good government. He has become a 'news figure. This is the thing that rankles his political enemies—and he has Genie, became farmers, square dancers and active residents of the small DeSoto town. It wasn't long before the representative from his district died, and a group of square-dancing friends asked Rogers to run. That was in 1950; in 1952 he entered the senatorial race and has run every time since then. He has never even had a runoff, winning each time in the first primary. His political philosophy soon became apparent. As a businessman, he knew of no other way to run the state government than by businessmen's practices. "But I haven't found a governor yet who is ready to do this," he commented. "Kennon wasn't. Long wasn't. And Jimmie Davis isn't." Gov. Davis brought about what his span 01 political • " i t • t i life. They point to "this coJcert of! greatest mistakes activity and advance their own' : su PP OI> t ed Jimmie Davis, theory. jhe said. "Jimmie came by my Rogers, they say, is campaign-i home - l went to his when , he was ing for governor, and is looking a candidate - He convinced me he for publicity. It's happened be t\ would *> e a conservative governor fore. —that he would operate the state 'But it won't happen this time," vows Rogers. "I'll never run for governor or any other statewide office. My , election to a statewide office would be mathematically impossible, you see, for I've made too on a businesslike, efficient basi* "But I made a mistake." 'Davis fought everything that had good business behind it," said Rogers. Sen. Rogers' campaign for good government, at first, wasn't par , - _ , _ . „ -..MMW »,«« | gu VCA liuiviu, wii 11* at| »T»a»* b j^t** many voting blocs mad at me. [ticularly unusual. Others have of"I've fought Shelby Jackson ! fered a "legislature-duration" pro- many times. (A major oroiect dur- oram aimoH at ar>h!pv'int» a narti. times. (A major project dur ing his legislative career has been to cut waste from the school free- gram aimed at achieving a particular change in government. iimM, „- \.. ~"~ ' "*"" But unlike the usual, this cam- lunch program.) i . Bt as the } is . never gotten support from j f atl f re 6ended Now followers are ffi P f' d lS h- a StaU " ' saying that Jt has bec ° me t0 ° , — — ^ *i*o VUllllj, ctrAno tn Hip fltmir.-, ^Vt I ^ i OH. Vt'o "^ V*»V« snows this.) i "I've fought many welfare prac-' " There>s njever b f n an ^ m| ? tices which I considered unrealis-! "J 6 '*>" » a ' d one % P 01 ' 11 " 1 tic. (One of his first moves in the i observer. It was a child; now it s legislature was the introduction of ' I rowin i into manhood, a 22-bill packet revising welfare And judging from the support, payouts, i "So when you have opposed and I are opposed by these blocs, you maybe he's right. East African chimpanzees seem to have no rigid groups. Tha '. can't get elected in Louisiana. I'm seem to have no rigid groups. Tha , enough of a realist to know most stable relationship is that of | that." I m o t h e r and infant or adoles- | Rogers said he wants only to cent offspring, who seem to stick be elected senator from Caddo-together through thick awj thin. MONEY (or twi •liki- costs you •nly 1C Phone for immediatt servict LOANS UP TO $2500 FAMILY FINANCi CORPOIAT10N of Lokt Chorlif, ln«* 33S Pyj9 St;«st • Ground Fl. * HI 6-944S S*iVlQf ttit t»«th «V OVf $0 yMtt '??J;:«

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