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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - February 27, 1974, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT 93RD YEAR, NO. 260 PHONE 673-4271 ABILENE, TEXAS, 79G04, WEDNESDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 27, PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS Associated Presi (JP) By ELI.1E IIUCKER City Rock Concerts Not Being Abolished Q. I've always been reluctant (o write Action Line Ijiil I Hunk It's lime Unit someone spoke up about a certain group nr bull-headed, inconsiderate, egotisti- cal, domineering, narrow-minded1 people M-IIO arc trying (o halt any rock concerts from ever again being held In Abilene. Von miglil as well slop any form of musical production from being present-' to (lie public. I'm writing hoping yon could tell me aljcnt some sort of legal action one could take to put a halt lo such idiotic nonsense. A. We sense you fee] strongly about this. Hang on a liUle while, yon have some pretty strong supporters working lo continue those concerts. Operation Mainstream, your youth representatives at the Chamber of Com- mcvce, ami (lie Civic Center Advisory Board are looking for ways lo continue the rock concerts. JYlainslreamers are working to conic up willi specific ways lo contra! marijuana smoking which, as yon know, caused a prob- lem at the last concert. No definite steps have been taken yet but Mainslreamers will submit two suggestions to the Civic Center Hoard OHD, that all smoking be banned in the concert area; two, that the kids con- trol, plan and organize future conceits themselves. Mike Blanton, Chamber of Commerce staff assistant for Operation Mainstream, says to tell you they're not about lo throw out rock concerts, they realize the concerts meet a definite need. They also realize, he 1 says, that the problem can't, be cured by laying dawn n lot of laws. "It's hard to know what's says Blanton, "but tell him if he has any good suggestions or possible solutions I'll sure listen. I'll listen to the gripes, too." Write BUinlon at the Abilene Chamber, N. 4th and Hickory. Q. Do you have lo live In Taylor Coun- ty to gel Ihc II) card at the Department ol 1'nblic Safely? Can you live in anolh- i cr county? A. Sure, says DPS, yon can live In Af- ghanistan and still get your card in Taylor County.'You can be black, while or blue; five years old or 102. The only requirement is llial you have and proof of your age. The Cily Fathers arc acting up again. It's pretty darn crummy of them (o authorize purchase ot 100 new trash tliimnslers when the people of Abilene made il very clear they didn't want any more of (he Ihlngs. According to a rc- pnrl in your paper, we're getting them anyway. Why'? A. Now seltle down. This latest batch of dimipsters is for use at commercial estab- lishments and apartment complexes only, nol for residential areas, says Asst. City Manager John Hatchel. The councilmen aren't trying to slip one byT Hie big commer- cial containers have been used here for years for commercial and aparlnicnl Irash pickup. Q I went lo sec the play, "You Can't Take it With You." What I want lo know-. .Hie lady lhat saw the snakes, was she a real drunk? I sal close to Ihc front and I il.oii'l believe she was mak- ing believe. The play was very funny and I liked the lady. A Well good because the lady was not a real drunk; the lady is just a good actress. Her name is Mary Kate Smith and she is official biographer for Abilene Community Theater, a member of Abilene Writers Guild and employed at Dyess AFB in lie Supply Squadron- ACT Director Uib Foarel says she's been in several ACT plays, is a very fine lady and funny besides. Foard says she was drinking diluted lea from Ilia bollV nolhina alcoholic. And she was not nipping at anything before the show either. Address questions to Action Line. Box 30, Abilene, Texas 79601. Names will not he used but must be signed ami addresses given. Please include tel- ephone numbers it Music Book Draws Comment Arts editor Alice Miller writes in her review of the Abilene Philharmonic con- cert that Abilenians should feel pride in the orchestra __but she wishes that Me- tropolitan Opera mezzo- soprano Joann Grillo had left her book of music in the dressing room. Story, Pa. 5A. Amuscmsnls............ Bridge................. Business Jg Classified tr Comics Editorials Horoscope ,f? Hospilol Polrcnt! Obituaries.............. Soarls To Ycur Gocd Health......7A TV Lon................ TV Scout Women's News 2-3B White House Plane Crash Plan Reported JUDGES MAKE THE COUHT-Al'I'OliXTMENT DECISIONS 42ml Dist. Judge Don Lane confers with the defend an I. Younger Lawyers Appointed Most By JOE DACV II Reporlcr-News Sia'I Writer. There are approximately 100 attorneys in Abilene, but not all o[ them lake criminal cases, and of those who do, as few as a half-dozen arc appointed regu- larly for indigenl clients. Although most of those appoint- j menls are made It o relatively I young lawyers, f j u dges in the {four T a y 1 o i- courts in- Ssisl thai, indigent receive I as good or better rcpresenlalion than "it they had hired their own attorneys. "Some -lawyers like to .have these said ItMth DisL Judge J. Neil Daniel. "We have about 'a dozen lawyers who do." JUDGE DANIEL, STRESSED, however, thai "we use a more experienced lawyer'on more se- rion's cases because the appel- late courts may criticize a law- yer for not doing a good job." DACY Third ot live stories lie said he thought the system was very effective. "We bend over backward lo sec lhat justice is he added. The difficulty of the case, and the age, experience, and avails- No Storms Seen For West Texas Forecasters at the National the Abilene area is still un- der the influence or a "sprawl- ing" high pressure system cen- tered over the eastern slates. "We- have very little in the way of an organized weather paltern in the sense of. storm forecaster .lack Schnabel said. A WARMING trend is expect- ed to continue through Thurs- day although stiff winds of 20 to 30 mph are expected because of the normal westerly flow ot air. bility of the lawyer seems lo determine which attorney is ap- pointed to .what case. "Sonic cases any lawyer could said ISnd 13ist. .Judge Don Lane. Judge Lane said that if he knows a relatively new lawyer can handle a cerlain case he will appoint him to give him the benefit of that experience. Judge Lane agreed with Judge Daniel lhat in some cases, the nature ol the cli- a lawyer of exceptional skill will be appointed so that there will be' no question of his competency i! the case is ap- IN SUCH a case, Judge Lane said he tries lo find a lawyer svho can "pass muster" on an appeal in .1 federal court. Judge Lynn R. 1 n g a 1 s b e, County Courl-at-Law, believes relatively young attorneys can handle indigent cases without being open lo Ihe charge nf in- experience. "In some he said, "the indigent clients gel belter rcpresenlalion because an attor- ney who has done this for two years knows how to handle these cases. I've had no prob- lems" of competency, lie said. Ingalsbc, wlin.se courl handles only misdemeanor cases, said See Court, Vg. 3A, Col. 4 By DON WATEHS Associated Press Writer WASIIINTOX (A P) Jlore than a month before.he fell dead in a bloody skyjack- ing attempt, Samuel Joseph liyck had made up his mind to crash an airliner into the While House, columnist Jack Anderson says. Anderson disclosed Tuesday niglli lhat Byck, a one-time, tire salesman from Philadelphia, mailed him an hour-long recording of his grievances a n d inlciilions shortly before Ihe aborlive hi- jacking al Baltimore-Washing- ton International Airport last Friday. Authorities said Byck,