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Carolina's Dale Gipple battles for a rebound in Saturday's game with
Massachusetts. The Heels won the contest, 90-49, moving into the second round
against Providence today. (Staff photo by John Gellman)
Hunger attack 'successful'
by Sue English
An estimated 300 persons
finished the 25-mile course in the Walk
Against Hunger Saturday while a
minimum of $12,000 was raised for the
cause, according to YMCA spokesman.
The Walk began Saturday morning as
570 persons participated, while the 300
finishers completed their walks between 1
p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
, Bill Brieger, regional coordinator for
Young World Development (YWD),
by Evans Witt
Trial for the three members of a
Durham motorcycle gang charged with
first degree muder in the November
stabbing of James L. Cates, Jr., begins in
Orange County Superior Court in
Hillsborough this morning at 10 a.m.
Judge Thomas Cooper will preside at
The three Stormtroopers, Ronnie
Broad well, Rufus Paul Nelson and
William Johnston, are accused of killing
Cates in a pre-dawn brawl which erupted
outside of the Carolina Union on the
UNC campus early in the morning of
Nov. 21, 1970.
In a special hearing earlier this month
motions were made by the defense
attorneys for the three for changes in the
handling of the trial.
Defense attorneys asked for separate
Ken Ripley, Daily Tar Heel national
news editor, has received a Hearst Award -in
the monthly national competition for
journalism students. Ripley will receive
$350 from the Hearst Awards and $25
from the UNC school of Journalism
Ripley's won third place for a DTH
Insight page on religion at UNC. The page
was begun as a project for a sophomore
news writing class. It specifically
which sponsored the Walk, said "the
entire jxoup was enthusiastic and the
day ran extremely smoothly."
Brieger said he was worriea at first
that the cold weather Saturday night
hurt the march, but "you didn't get that
"Some people jogged the entire 25
miles," he said.
"There was ' a large number of
individual money contributors," Brieger
said. "Lots of the walkers had several
sponsors, and were worth four to six
dollars a mile."
trials for the three, jurors for the trial to
be brought in from other counties, and
exclusion of persons from the jury in the
Chapel Hill area. i
The defense attorneys argued that the
defendants could not receive a fair trial in
Superior Court Judge W.Y. Bickett
denied all the defense motions on the
basis that the three could receive a fan
trial under normal procedures in Orange
The murder charges grew out of a
series of fights outside of the Carolina
Union in the early morning hours of Nov.
The Carolina Union and the
Afro-American Affairs Committee were
sponsoring an all-night dance in the
Union Snack Bar at the time of the brawl
which led to Cates' death. The Orange
County Grand Jury later criticised the
University for permitting such an all-night
affair for young people.
concerned religion on this campus, but
Ripley expanded his focus to include the "
national level as well.
The Insight page won third place in
the Investigative and Interpretative
reporting category of the national
competition. It was selected from 15
entries in North Carolina and from
approximately 100 entires on the
by Ride Brewer
Special to the DTH
NEW YORK CITY-If North Carolina's Tar Heels are
to win the National Invitational Tournament, they may
have to do it without ail-star forward Dennis Wuycik.
Wuycii, UNCs leading scorer, is expected to be on
the sidelines tonight when Carolina faces Providence in
the NIT quarter-finals at Madison Square Garden.
Game time is 7 p.m. The game will be preceded by an
opening round contest between Hawaii and Oklahoma
and will be followed by a quarterfinal game between
Duke and Tennessee.
Wuycik suffered a sprained right knee in Carolina's
90-49 mauling of Massachusetts Saturday.
With 9:13 to go in the first half, UMass' All-America
Julius Erving slammed into UNCs Lee Dedmon and
drew a charging fouL Dedmon was knocked backward
into Wuycik, causing the injury.
The play was similar to one earlier in the year when
Duke's Randy Denton knocked Steve Previs into George
Karl at Carmichael Auditorium. That resulted in a
temporarily locked knee for KarL
Wuycik was not so lucky.
"Dennis is doubtful for the Providence game," said
UNC Coach Dean Smith Saturday.
"If Dennis can not play, it certainly will be a blow.
Vol. 79, No. 23
by Rick Gray
A fire of undetermined origin broke
out in a storeroom in the basement of the
Carolina Union late Sunday afternoon,
forcing the evacuation and closing of the
Campus Chief Security Officer Arthur
The money will go to charity: 42.5 per
cent to a foreign project, 42.5 per cent to
a local project and 15 per cent to the
National Foundation for the Fight
Locally, Chapel Hill will use the
money to provide a social worker for the
Inter-Church Council. The social worker
will attempt to alleviate some of the
problems of poverty that are "too
common in a community as Chapel Hill,"
according to Brieger.
A group of Mexican farmers will use
the money to be donated to the foreign
project in order to improve methods and
Howard Lee, Chapel Hill mayor, led
the Walk off. Approximately half of the
participants were from the high school or
junior high, making the Walk a
"The whole community opened up to
us," Brieger said. "There were
conveniences all along the route."
Restrooms, food and first aid services
were provided by volunteers who waited
"out in the cold for two or three hours at a
Brieger estimated there were 100
contributors, either individuals or
women's groups, who provided
sandwiches for the group. Battle House,
the Baptist Student Union, baked dozens
Walkers were still fairly close together
when they stopped for lunch at the
Planetarium for lunch at noon. They
began to spread out and drift apart soon
. In addition to naming the people who
helped with publicity, food and services,
Brieger said the Chapel Hill police were
Brieger walked with friends from the
Walk committee in Minneapolis,
discussing and comparing progress that
had been made in the area of
development within their respective
regions. When asked if the groups
seemed tired at any time during the Walk,
Brieger said the hilly areas around Estes
Street near the end of the Walk were
tiring, but the walkers were 'determined
to the end."
Ed Mullins, journalism instructor and a
member of the Hearst selection
committee here, said he was "very proud
of Ripley's award because this was the
toughest of the monthly competitions."
He was pleased Ripley succeeded in such
Dean John B. Adams of the School of
Journalism commented about Ripley's
award: "I think it's great!" He added the
But all season we h.rve played as a team.
"We have not relied on one man to carry us. By
playing as a team, I hope we can make up for the loss of
Wuycik rested in his room Sunday while the Tar
Heels practiced at Power Memorial High SchooL
"It is painful," he admitted. "I've been having trouble
just walking around the room."
Carolina trainer John Lacey said injuries of this sort
usually take up to two weeks to heaL
The Tar Heels will especially miss Wuycik's
rebounding if he can not play tonight. The Friars have
bulky front line which did a good job on the boards L
Providence's opening round 64-58 win over Louisville.
Providence has an exceptional pair of guards in Jim
Larranga and Errnie DiGregorio.
DiGiegorio, a sophomore, is a fine ballhandler whose
style of play closely resembles that of Virginia's Barry
Defensively the Friars are mainly a zone team, but
Providence Coach Dave Gavitt said it was the defense of
Carolina that mos impressed him in the NTT's opening
"I was utterly frightened when I saw how the
Carolina man-to-press manhandled Massachusetts. We
saw a lot of Massachusetts this year (beating the Rcdmen
by one) and I don't think any team has upset them so
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Monday, March 22, 1971
J. Beaumont said
probably be closed
a few days'
while workmen from the physical plant
clean up the building.
Smoke from the fire, which was
confined to ' the one storeroom, was
spread troughout the building by the
Beaumont said furniture, rugs and
curtains would have to be cleaned before
the building could be re-opened.
Captain Mathew Maynor of the Chapel
Hill Fire Department said the fire was
"pretty minor really," but much of the
stock for the Servomation-Mathias Union
Snack Bar was destroyed by the blaze;4
Servomation director Merrit ; Catlin
said the snack bar probably would not
re-open until after Spring break.
The cause of the fire was not
Officers on the scene found a frayed
wire near where the fire started, but they
would not say whether or not it was the
cause of the fire.
"The case has been turned over to the
Chapel Hill Police Department for
investigation," a Fire Department
Fire, heat and water damage was
confined mainly to the stockroom where
the fire began. The heat in the room was
so intense that the metal ceiling buckled
and glass cabinet fronts broke.
A water pipe in the room also burst
leaving the Union without
water. Telephone and electrical
connections were also broken by the
Water-soaked pastries, fire-scarred milk
cartons and wet ashes were strewn across
the floor of the storeroom while
employees of Servomation carried
unspoiled frozen foodstuffs to another
Water in the room was more than
ankle deep in some places, despite the
fact that much of the water pumped onto
the fire ran down a drain in the center of
Maynor said ther was no water damage
in any part of the building other than the
Just as the fire was discovered the
bowling alley, the pool room, the snack
bar and The Daily Tar Heel offices were
filled with smoke. '
As soon as fireman brought the blaze
under control, they set up exhaust fans to
pull the smoke from the first floor of the
building. The fire was discovered about
5:15 p.m. by a Servomation employee
who had gone to the stock room.
Firemen arrived about five minutes later
and had the bla2e under control by six.
Beaumont and Richie Leonard,
president of the Union, immediately
closed the building to all students
pending a more extensive investigation of
Union Director Howard Henry and
Associate Director Archie Cope land were
in West Virginia attending a convention
of student union directors and could not
be reached for comment.
award would help the School in the
overall Hearst competition.
Ripley is the sixth UNC journalism
student to place in the competition, and
he received the highest placement of any
of this year's winners.
A junior juournalism major from
Alexandria, Va., Ripley said, "I didn't
dream I would get the award. I thought
my topic was such that the judges
wouldn't pick it."
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A fire in the storeroom of the Carolina Union forced the evacuation of the
building Sunday. The supplies of Servomation-Mathias, Inc., which runs the Union
Snack Bar, were completely destroyed. The building will be closed for several days.
(Staff photo by Cliff Kolovson)
'Save the film, guard
the snack bar, fire!'
by Lou Bonds
"2001 is in there!" shouted Carolina
Union Film Committee Chairman Debbie
Winters as she rushed back into a
A few moments later, she ran back
out, this time watery-eyed and coughing
every other step.
Clutched under her arm awa a round,
metal cannister containing the film "2001
Space Odyssey" which was scheduled to
be shown Sunday night at the Carolina
The reason Miss Winters made her
rescue attemt was obvious to anyone
sitting in the Unioa snack bar or
sauntering through the lobby-the
building seemed to on fire.
Actually, the fire itself was confined
to a storage room in the basement of the
building where Servomation- Mathias Inc.
kept their food supplies for the snack bar.
Yet within a few seconds about 50
people in the snack bar and 75 others
scattered through out the Union took one
whiff of ventilator shaft air and scurried
out the door.
Smoke poured out the air shafts
causing the Union desk crew, Ben Justice
and Sherry Green, to call the fire
- In about three minutes another
UMass Coach Jack Leanun i.s also quire impressed
with the Tar Heels. 'That's the best team I've seen in
two years," he said after the 41-point loss
(Massachusetts played eventual winner Marquette in last
year's opening round.)
"Those two guards (Karl and Previs) killed our
guards. Our guards are really pretty good, but those guys
"We had not seen Carolina play, but had talked io
some scouts who thought they knew them. Believe me,
they didn't know them."
UNC broke to an early 7-1 lead and was never
headed. The Tar Heels led 25-11 when Wuycik was
injured and had that same 14-point lead at the half,
43-29, on a Dedmon basket off the four-comers offense,
Carolina got the first seven points of the second half
to lead 50-29. Chadwick hit a short hook, Karl made a
free throw and Bill Chamberlain took passes from Karl
and Dale Gipple for layups.
Chamberlain, playing in his hometown, was brilliant.
He hit 10 of 1 3 shots from the floor and was the game's
high scorer with 24 points. He had five assists and also
did a great job on Erring, holding him to 1 3.
Erving fouled out with 16:41 to play and Carolina up
by 52-31. The closest UMass got after thst wa 17 points
at 60-43 with 1 1 :54 to go.
unidentified student still sitting, in the
snack bar rushed out the door and yelled,
for someone to call the firemen just as a
husky shoulder pushed by him in
galoshed toting a huge water hose behind.
"What's on fire?" an onlooker asked.
"The Union," someone answered.
"The whole building?"
"No, just the basement, I think."
"Oh." And with that the curious
student trudged towards the library
looking a little bored and somewhat
Within a half-hour, the blaze was
extinguished and fans were set up to clear
the smoke out.
Inside the storage room, there was a
little evidence of the cause behind the
Blackened walls and sagging ventilator
shafrs gave evidence of intense heat
scouring the room Hot dog buns were
charred as were the other foodstuffs in
Glass on the refrigeration units was
shattered, containers of ammonia melted
and an extraordinary stew was formed on
the floor from food, water and ashes.
Nobody knew what caused the fire
and the excitement was over after two
hours, but it was a big enough event for
one student to philosophize on an empty
"Hey, is anybody guarding the food in
the snack bar?"