LOUISIANA: One Was a Son-of-a-Gun

Louisiana's new Governor Earl Kemp Long last week began to make sounds reminiscent of his brother, the late great Huey. To make a show of cleaning up the mess left by his predecessor, ill and thinning (260 to 242 Ibs.) Richard Webster Leche, Earl Long ordered certain Louisiana officials to stop selling materials to the State through companies they control; abolished the State Publicity Bureau (most of whose ten employes were contributors to the weekly Louisiana Progress which ex-Governor Leche sold before he resigned); announced that from now on nobody had to...

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