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by Doug HaH
Mayor Howard Lee, hoping "to
capitalize on the foundation that has
been laid" during his first two years as
mayor, announced Monday his candidacy
for re-election in the May 4 elections.
- Speaking to a morning press
conference, Lee said he also hopes "many
of the dreams and programs we have
talked about can begin to be turned into
Lee said if he is re-elected mayor, he
will continue "to vigorously identify
those issues that must be dealt with,
by Evans Witt
Staff Writer .
Orientation programs for incoming
students next fall will be funded by the
Administration, according to Dean of
Student Affairs C. O. Cathey.
"There will be an orientation and we
will put whatever money into it that is
required," Cathey said in announcing the
The exact amount of money which
will be required and the sources from
which the money will come have not
Cathey realated the information in an
Friday will become
Consolidated University President
Wiiiiam C. Friday will assume the
presidency of the American Association
of Universities (AAU) late this month.
He will be the first UNC president to
serve as head of the AAU, an organization
of outstanding universities.
The AAU will hold its semiannual
meeting on the University campus April
26-28, at which time Friday will succeed
Harvard University President Nathan M.
Pusey as president of the organization.
Friday was scheduled to take office at
the end of Pusey 's two-year term as AAU
ipresident on Oct. 1, 1971. Pusey is
stepping down from the position early
'because of his retirement from the
'presidency of Harvard in June.
Friday will serve as president of the
48-university organization until 1973.
'Pusey has served in office since 1969.
The meeting of the association will
bring most of. the presidents of the
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Members of Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity pose
with several objects that will be auctioned off tonight in
the Great Hall of the Carolina Union. Included are a
continue to seek solutions to the pressing
problems that are before us and continue
to work to build the kind of government
that can be, both responsive and open to
the citizens of the town."
After his announcement Wednesday
morning, Lee officially opened his
campaign healquarters at the Masonic
Lodge, 413 W. Rosemary St., with
ribbon-cutting ceremonies Wednesday
Lee was the first black man to be
elected mayor of a predominantly white
southern town since the Reconstruction
79 Years of
Chape! Hill, North Carolina,
interivew prompted by a letter
concerning administrative funding of
campus organization addressed to the
Daily Tar Heel by Chancellor J. Carlyle
According to Cathey, Orientation
Commission Chairman Steve LaTour met
Tuesday with Assistant Dean of Student
Affiars J.O. Cansler, to decide what
money is needed for the orientation
"After they decide what it will cost, I
will endeavor to get the money," Cathey
Cathey did not specify the exact
source from which the funds for
member universities to the Chapel Hill
Included will be President Kingman
Brewster of Yale, Robert F. Goheen of
Princeton, Terry Sanford of Duke,
Howard Johnson from the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology and others.
Friday was elected as
secretary-treasurer of the AAU in 1967
and became vice president of the
association in 1969.
The group was founded in 1900 by 14
of the most outstanding universities in
fields of graduate and professional
instruction and research.
UNC was admitted to the organization
in 1922. It was the 25th member to join
Membership into the association has
continued to be restricted to those
universities considered leading
institutions in graduate and professional
KLH stereo, a basketball autographed by the UNC
basketball team, a puppy and a case of beer. (Staff
photo by Leslie Todd)
At Wednesday's press conference, Lee
said he consulted his family about the
decision to run for re-election because his
frequent absence from home "requires a
great deal of sacrificing on the part of my
Lee claimed the office of mayor has
changed significantly during the past two
The pace has quickened and the
demands for leadership in crisis and
community situations are greater," he
The time and effort needed to
stimulate and complete plans of programs
Thursday, April 8, 1971
orientation would come. He did say
orientation next fall will not cost more ,
than the money he can get.
"There will be no chicken dinners next
year," Cathey said, referring .Jo the i
problems which developed last year over
a 'dinner for the freshmen and junior
Chancellor Sitterson replied to an
editorial in the Wednesday DTH, saying
there is "considerable misinformation and
misunderstanding" concerning the
amount of funding the administration can -give
to campus organizations.
Sitterson said the N.C. General
Assembly does not give the Chancellor
any funds to use at his discretion "to
support worthwhile projects on campus."
He went on to say that he had made
appeals to the legislature for such funds
many times but had never been
Sitterson said in the letter that these
funds usually amount to between $7,000
and $10,000, all of which he uses to
support such activities as the Carolina y
Choir, the debate team, the, t Carqlina
Symposium, the Fine Arts Festival, the
Tarheel Band, Carolina Talent Search "and
Project Uplift. '
"The fact is that is these worthwhile
campus activities are to-be adequately
supported, the resources will have to
come largely from student funds. I will
continue to support these and all worthy
campus activities within my limited
resources," Sitterson said in closing the
See Sitterson's letter, page 6.
The problems over : the funding of
various student organizations on campus
arose this year during a controversy over
the Student Government budget for next
!A number of activities were
completely cut out of the budget
currently under consideration by Student
iich have teen long overdue seem to
demand much more attention," the town
Lee said he and his family decided "it
was not only necessary but essential that
I stand for re-election to the office of
mayor of Chapel Hill in order to carry
fcrough many of the programs already
started and to deal with many of the
issues that will face us during the next
He said he has worked hard during the
past two years to create a city
government that would respond "quickly
sad effectively" to the needs of the
people of Chapel HilL
Founded February 23, 1893
Student Body President . Joe Stallings (1.) was sworn
into office Wednesday afternoon by Student Supreme
Court Chief Justice Torn Benton. The ceremony took
Speech relates goals
by Jessica Hanchar
Joe Stallings was inaugurated as the
president of the student body Wednesday
afternoon by Chief Justice of the Student
Supreme Court Tom Benton.
About 50 other student leaders
observed as Stallings pledged to
"preserve, protect and defend the student
constitution of the University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill and the laws
enacted under its authority."
The opening event in this year's APO
Campus Chest is an auction to be held
from 7:30 to 11:00 in the Great Hall of
the Carolina Union tonight.
A professional auctioneer, John Allen
Brown of Randleman, will preside over
the bartering session.
.Among the more unusual items to be
auctioned are a 1959 Plymouth,
stationwagon, a boa constrictor, Dennis
Wuycik's cast, Dean Smith's practice
jersey and a basketball signed by this
year's Tar Heel team.
Other oddities for sale include a mug
from John Wayne and a baseball from the
1969 world championship Mets team.
Clothes from downtown merchants,
four puppies and a K.L.H. stereo will also
go to the highest bidder. V
Nine charities will divide the profits
made from the auction. The organizations
at the University include the Student
Health Action Committee, the University
Student Bar Foundation, the Carolina
Opportunity Fund, the YMCA and the
Foreign Student Emergency Fund.
Additional charity groups include the
North Carolina Heart Association, the
Chapel . Hill Halfway House, Victory
Village Day Care Center and the Murdock
and O 'Berry Centers.
Joe Riegle, the student auction
chairman for Campus Chest,
enthusiastically declared, "We think we
have a lot of interesting items, and we
hope that, a lot of people will turn out to
get -Campus Chest started on a good
Lee maintained he has created a "r.ew
and more effective" role for the mayor in
municipal government and established an
office for tha mayor and staff.
"Both of these accomplishments have
brought government much closer to the
people and has allowed me as Mayor to
deal much more effectively with the
ideas, suggestions, criticisms, problems
and questions of the citizens of Chapel
Hill," he said.
If re-elected, Lee vowed to make
himself more accessible to Chapel HH1
residents and continue "to deal with
those problems and needs as perceived by
citizens and brought to my attention.'
According to Lee, he has worked with
the help of the Board of Aldermen to
raise the salaries of city employes, to
improve the level of services in neglected
areas of Chapel Hill and to create the bus
system which was recently formed.
"Before us however, there is still much
that needs to be done," he cautioned.
Lee related he win encourage the
Board of Aldermen to evaluate the
feasibility of some reorganization cf
municipal government to meet the needs
of an "expanded Chapel Hill."
He said he wants to take "a rlrfr
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Stallings then pointed out some
important issue problems and asked for
cooperation from the student body and
former candidates and opponents.
"Student Government is in a
precarious position," Stallings said. Some
important issues . which Student
Government will be concerned with,
according to Stallings, are student fees,
the selection of a new chancellor,
graduate student government and
re-structuring the student infirmary.
Stallings stressed that he and Chris
Daggett, newly elected vice president of
the student body, plan to carry out their
"We will work on setting up a student
co-op, establishing an information and
complaint bureau, and reforming the
academic system," he added.
"But we can't do it alone," he added.
"Students must have faith that we are
listening and interested."
Stallings plans to receive student input
through monthly visits to fraternities,
sororities and dormitories.
by Lana S tames
The North Carolina Veterans for Peace
will sponsor a rally on war crimes Friday
at 8 p.m. in Gerrard Hall.
Several UNC Vietnam veterans will
discuss the recent Lt. William Calley
court martial decision and their
experiences related to Vietnam war
"The organization is not taking a stand
on the guilt or innocence of Calley. We
want only to inform people of the
widespread guilt that exists," said Gary
Martin, an economics graduate student
and Korean veteran of 1967-68.
Testimony from the veterans should
help raise the question of war crimes in
general and "paint pictures for people,"
according to Martin.
"We won't resolve the matter but the
rally should serve a useful educational
purpose." Martin claimed.
look" at the structure of town
government and examine the pss;b;U:ies
of bringing in new programs,
"strengthening existing departments and
eliminating or reors
Lee said he is concerned with the
development and growth of the
downtown area. -
"Some of the eld must be preserved as
the city moves toward a new Chapel
H2L" he claimed.
"In other words, I still hold to my
earlier philosophy that we can and must
preserve the best and improve the rest of
Chapel Hill as it relates to the total
community but particularly to the
downtown area, he added.
Other problems Lee wishes to address
himself to daring the next two years, if
he is re-elected, include more and better
public housing and improved public
roads, especially a by-pass around Chapel
Also on the May 4 ballot will be
several candidates for the Board of
Aldermen, School Board candidates and a
question on whether tax funds should be
tr import the new bus system.
place in the Carolina Union before a crowd of about 50
students. (Staff photo by Johnny Lindahl)
Stallings emphasized that his
administration plans to "make it clear
that the Student Government and UNC is
going to operate for students. The
University exists for students, not faculty
Hee added he is willing to work with
the other University groups, the faculty
Stallings called for students to "look
beyond the election and keep one goal in
mind to improve this place we live in."
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. Among the veterans scheduled to
speak are John Grant, a senior history
major, who served in Vietnam as a
-combat marine and Bob Burdette, a
marine stationed in Khe Sanh during the
' shelling in 1968.
Chris Elkinton, a graduate student in
political science, who served as an army
artillery lieutenant in the Quangnai
Province where My Lai is located, Mark
Smith, a staff sergeant who did two tours
of duty in Vietnam and Tom Loflin, a
Durham lawyer and graduate of UNC
Law School who served as an army
lieutenant in Vietnam will also speak.
Martin added the Veterans for Peace
were hoping to have a 17-minute film,
"Winter Soldier," to show at the rally.
The film gives testimony made in
Detroit recently by veterans from ail over
the United States. Testimony relates to
the Calley incident as well as to other
alleged war crimes.