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by Evans Witt
A joint subcommittee of the N.C
General Assembly gave tentative approva
Fnday to a bill deconvohdatir.g th
Consolidated University and placing al
state-supported higher education under ;
single governing board.
The subcommittee action came aft.
Consolidated University President W ll'iarr
C. Friday presented a plan Thursday f
the group endorsing the central boart
concept. Friday's plan signaled
Vol. 80, No. 34
by A I Thomas
The Faculty Council Committee on
Athletics reported Friday there was no
evidence of irregularities or negligence in
the death of Carolina football player Bill
Arnold, a junior from Staten Island,
N.Y., suffered heat stroke while running
wind sprints at the end of practice Sept.
6. He died 15 days later of the heat
stroke and its a ccom pany ii
The committee, reporting the findings
of its two-week study to the Faculty
Council, reconstructed events during the
Sept. 6 practice and replied to rumors
which had fluorished after the incident.
The committee did not draw any
By faculty vote
Airport use limited.
by Sue English
A resolution asking for restriction on
the use of Horace Williams airport to
legitimate University purposes was passed
Friday by the Faculty Council.
The restrictions are designed to
prevent the airport from becoming a
general aviation facility for small planes
from Raleigh-Durham Airport.
The annual report of the standing
faculty committee on University
in Old West dorm
by William March
The entire ceiling of a room in Old
West dormitory caved in Friday - two
weeks after one of the room's residents
had reported to the University the ceiling
was sagging, the resident said.
Dan Biddell, a senior living in the
room, said, "An electrician was working
in the room, and when he took two little
screws out of the light fixture, the entire
ceiling started crumbling."
The electrician escaped from the
room, and no one was injured.
"1 had just walked out of the room
five minutes earlier," Biddell said. He said
his roomate, Steve Calos. had left to go
home for the weekend.
Heels face Tulane today in Kenan Stadium
by Mark Whicker
"We're no 1-3 ball club." warns
Tulane sports information director Bill
Curl. "We've had trouble putting it
together, but we're getting ready to
Injuries, uicompletions. tumroies.
penalties - all have served to make the
Green Wave 1 -3 and underdogs to
Carolina today at 1:30 p.m. in Kenan
The Carolina loss at Tulane last year
merely aggravates the situation. With an
injured defensive backfield, the Tar Heels
were killed with two long bombs but
camped on the Tulane goal in the last
complete reversal in the University's
position on restructuring.
The proposal, made with the approval
of a powerful group of UNC trustees,
would expand the Consolidated
University to include all 16
t ate-supporttd universities.
The subcommittee of the joint House
and Senate Committee on Higher
Education will meet again next week to
polish the bill into final form.
If the full joint committee approves
the measure, it will be presented to the
General Assembly in its special session on
higher education bezmr.irg October 26.
78 Years of Editorial Freedom
Saturday, October 9, 1971
conclusions, however, but there was no
evidence in the report damaging to head
coach Bill Dooley or any member of his
The 32-page report discounted rumors
Arnold received any physical abuse from
the coaches the afternoon he suffered
heal stroke or he was ignored by the
coaches after he collapsed.
The report also noted that Arnold was
not dehydrated when admitted to the
The players were not given a water
break during the one hour and 50 minute
practice, the report said, but it included
testimony from several doctors that the
heat stroke would not have been
prevented even if Arnold had received
Since the incident, Dooley has
Priorities was also presented at the
A report from the Faculty Council's
Committee on Athletics on the death of
varsity football player Bill Arnold
followed these two reports.
Limitations on the use of Horace
Williams airport approved by the council
include the restriction of the airport to
aircraft operated by the University;
restrictions on the type of aircraft that
are allowed to operate at the airport; and
Biddell said he and Calos had noticed
the ceiling was sagging "about six inches"
and reported the ceiling to their residence
advisor, Harold Brown, and to the
University Physical Plant about two
weeks ago. He said he understood the
room had been scheduled for repairs but
he did not know when.
Paul Medlin. maintenance
superintendent in the physical plant, said
he had known nothing about plans to
repair the ceiling or that it had been
reported as sagging.
The ceiling was replaced by 5:30 p.m.
the same day. "The school is going to pay
for repairing everything that got broken
and for cleaning my clothes and my rug,"
The Green Wave defeated Texas Tech
in the opener 15-l. lost to Georgia
17-7. and then dropped a 14-11
decision to Rice and a 14-3 loss to
William and Mary.
ve were taking wiuiam and Mary
lightly," Curl said. "The first two games
were real toe-to-toe slugfests. The game at
Rice was the same way. except Rice did
all the slugging."
If Tulane does any exploding today, it
will be in an unlikely place - their
Paul Ellis, Joe Bullard and David
Hebert have been playing together since
their sophomore year, and they combined
for 22 interceptions last season.
With his darting punt return. Bullard
is a potential All-Ameruvn U.hert. the
Under the present tdl. the uitirsati
governing board would
ronscs! of 25
members. 16 of which wcu.d be
appointed by the General Assembly. The
Governor would join his eight appointees
to complete the board.
No state official or legcslat:: will be
allowed to serve on the board.
The present bill calls fo: an ir.tenn
board to take control of state-supported
higher education July 1. 192. The
interim board would merge the starts ct
the Consolidated University and the State
Board of Highr Education.
The interim board would consist ct" 15
instituted water breaks every 20 minutes.
Other rumors denied by the report
were that Arnold was on a crash diet or
drugs; that Arnold was left on the field a
long length of time after collapsing; and
that there was an attempt to suppress
The report also said there was nothing
unusual about the Sept. 6 practice other
than the warm temperature of 83 degrees
and high humidity of 62 per cent at the
start of practice.
Included in the report was a
description of the wind sprints leading up
stroke and its accompanying
"Arnold finished first in his group in
the first two sprints, finished with the
group on the third through the sixth,
stumbled near the end of the seventh but
restrictions on traffic patterns, hours of
operation, and sales of products at the
The resolution will now be sent to the
Board of Trustees for approval and
The discussion of University priorities
was part of an annual report made to the
Faculty Council. The 10 items brought
up at the meeting were those which had
been made as motions between November
1969 and January 1970, but on which
little action has been taken.
One recommendation for Council
action was the formation of an ad hoc
faculty committee on the biological
sciences which would draw up plans for
the constitution of a Council for the
The other recommendation was for an
attempt to carry out the study of the
undergraduate course load, considering
the possibilities of a three-year bachelor's
Memorial resolutions for John C.
Brauer, former de3n of the School of
Dentistry, and Raymond Magus, a
pharmacology instructor, both of whom
died this past year were approved by the
Daisy Junge, newly elected president
of the Graduate and Professional Student
Association, spoke at the close of the
meeting on improving faculty-student
Expanded student participation on
departmental committees, increased
faculty support for student causes and
new faculty-student seminars were her
quiet, "forgotten man." and Ellis, the
hardest hitter, also may have pro futures.
Bullard's reputation is such that
opposing passers have thrown at him only
six times this year. They have tried only
60 passes all year, mostly flares and
Glenn Harder and Mike Mullen, a
transfer from Oklahoma, are two good
starting linebackers, while 6-5 tackle Bob
Waldron is rated highly. The other tackle.
Joel Hale, '"has played tour good games."
according to Curl.
The Carolina offense has been more
diversified this year than last, but still
depends on the running of Ike Oglesby,
Geof Hamlin and Lewis Jolley and the
expert faking of Paul Miller.
Miller has completed 4S percent of his
passes, taking only the calculated risk and
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legislature wo -Id retain rr.;! ct" the :
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groups and the minority pa::y w ; .
asrured on the b -ard of -r-.err.c:
The plan prcp d b;. F:ida
approved b the Ur.:ve:s.: Dev.l.-pr
:e;pe;ts fr:m the prcp:-ed bill.
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finished, and fell after running
approximately 20 yards of the last..."
According to players and coaches
interviewed by the committee, no one
noticed or was alarmed b any of
Arnold's actions prior to his collapse.
Although no negligence was noted by
the committee, the report said there was
a problem in UNC athletic programs "not
unique to this campus, concerning the
interrelationships and areas of
responsibilities between players, coaches,
trainers and team physicians.
"There was a lack or break-down of
communications between the entities so
vitally concerned with the health and
well-being of student athletes," the
According to the report, Chancellor J.
Carlyle Sitterson has recently given the
director of the UNC Student Health
Service authority to control a player's
participation in practices and games
where health factors may be involved.
Athletic Director Homer Rice
commented after the report was made
public: "I thought the report was very
extensive and very fine.
"I do not feel it was slanted in any
way," Rice added, "and you certainly
have to congratulate the members of the
committee for an outstanding job."
Sitterson formed the committee Sept.
27 with 39 witnesses eventually
Members of the committee doing the
investigating included Dr. Ed Hedgepeth,
consultant to the student infirmary
chairman; Dr. Robert Melott of the UNC
law school; Dr. Gerard Barrett of the
School of Business Administration; Dr.
Clifford Lyons of the English
Department; and Joe Stallings, student
At the time of the formation of the
investigating committee. Dr. Dan Okun.
chairman of the faculty, expressed the
reasons for the study.
"Many of our faculty members have
expressed concern about the events that
led to Arnold's death." he said. "There
have been a lot of rumors."
Chancellor J. Carlyle Sitterson issued a
statement at the beginning of the
investigation. He said steps had been
taken to minimize the possibility of
reoccurence of such an illness.
He also said he requested all the facts
on the incident be assembled.
TODAY: mostly clear and
somewhat warmer: high in the mid
70s: chance of showers this
was particularly elfective on third and
fourth down situation last week at Slate.
Tight end Johnny Cowell and Jolley
have been the principal receivers.
Carolina's offensive line should not be
forgotten, either. It has driven back
defensive lines so well that the runners
lead ACT statistics by 1. 000 yards over
the second-place rushers of Wake 1 orest.
Tulane Coach Bemie Fllender ha not
been able to get a passing game going.
Against Rice, quarterback Mike Walker
had a bad night. Against Ui'.ham and
Mary , the receiver might as well have had
chopsticks tor lingers.
Walker and Rusty Luchuusee have
completed only 32 percent of their
passes. The leading receiver is Maxie
LeBlanc. with nine, but Steve Barrio will
be back in action this week.
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made by the !ecsla;ure on a lump sum
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Fred Hall guzzles beer at Enday s beer-chugging contest, sponsored by Phi Delta
Theta. Hall, a member of Pi Kappa Alpha, reached the semifinals in the contest. (Staff
photo by Leslie Todd)
Ralph Nader Enda voiced strong
disapproval of the second phase of
President Richard Nixon's economic
policies, saying they only "perpetuate the
o d inequities."
"It is socialism for the rich, capitalism
for the poor," Nader said in a brief news
conference here Friday morning. '"There
is nothing new about the plan."
Nader had three mam objections to
the extensions of the wage-price control-,
Nixon announced Thursday night on
"First, how can you successju!i
freeze wages and prices uith so many
loopholes in the freeze?" he said.
"Can you fairly freeze wages and
prices without freezing profits'" he
"Finally, will the working people
accept it if the corporations get a 20
percent tax cut and the people get only a
2.3 percent reduction?" Nader said.
Nader also questioned the lifting of
the seven percent excise tax on
automobiles as a method of creating new
The Nixon administration claim that
the tax relief would create 125.000 to
15 0.000 jobs is 'completely
unsubstantiated."' Nader said.
"The last thing we need m thi-.
country is more cars." he said.
He mentioned the alternatives
cutting personal income taxes b S 2.3
billion dollars or suing the federal exdse
revenues to finance a program m m.as
transit. Allocating the none;, t- r mass
His two long catches preceeded
touchdowns against UNC last season
Ricky Hebert has gained 26, yards,
and Curl maintains that the Wjve drnrsn't
miss Dave Abercrombie that much with
the sophomore in charge.
Split end Mike Paulson, a two-y ear
starter, has been playing with back and
ankle m.iurics and possibly the best
catcher of them all. I rank Anders n.
--ut with a wrecked knee.
This spUncnr:g ot tense goes against a
defense which has n- t allowed points m
the lirst. second and tourth quarters this
Linebacker Mike MarodielJ intercepted
a pass at State Saturday, and end Gene
Brown and tackle Bud Gnssom
practically lived m the State bjcktield.
h-- - :itw:: thin on thr individual iters
hi : ha : . - . :-.e practice
The r.-s -s c-.-r. b:, F::da and the
tr-.-tif; v: "h.s method o: ret:uctun-g
:.'...d the experience of the lr.:er;t
- :h: ..rrer-eel degree pro-crims and in
" e ad. -.::::-- .- a multi-campus
r.da il s sd.d the obv-o-u trend in
the Ge-ea: er.bl loard approval ot
. ; --- ;-z boa-d i a : it". car.! factor
The board or" trustees consider
"he F'r.dav propovil in it meeting
O.- -vr s The date of the meetirchad
t-ecr cha-ged from October 25 b
G -. er. r ? K 5 to hav e the Board
rr- S the f...: V-a:d veem quite
o.vc a or t of the member of the
tr..sf.cs' r -ver!.d I vecUte Committee
are m ember of t he Un iverv.tv
Dev.-'.. pr-.cr! Co. mi: tee The Executive
i im.ttee meets Vo-olas m preparation
t. ' the October 1 meeting.
The deved -rme-t co-mittee w a ct
.. , . .. l . . i
trustee 4at spring to is
v. e c 0 s , ;u j
I n: ersit
od the Consolidated
transit would create jobs and help
alleviate numerous problems. Nader
lurnirt' to the general philosophy of
the Nader's Raiders, the consumer
jdwe-.tte denied attacking the basic ideals
of soc let .
"The real radicals in the society are the
corporations." he said . "if by radicals one
mean those who are undermining the
real ideals of the country clean
government, corporate responsibility and
Nader repeated his call for student
involvement m consumer interest groups
such as the N.C. Public Interest
Research Group iNC-PIRG) being formed
m the Triangle area. He delivered a
lengthy endorsement of student
involvement and concern in speeches
Thursday here and at N C. State.
But Nader wa, rot all praise for the
" Never tu, there beer, a more idealistic
generation and yet never has there been a
generation of students less willing to
work, ior-g hours,' he said.
In the area '! genera! consumer action,
Nider lifted two basic tactics. He cailed
tor coroumers to become more informed
on such items as the nutritional values of
iood. A m -re c.'iti.al and lev, impulsive
buying attitude on the part of the
eomumer was also endorsed by Njder.
Nader again denied any political
ambitions a! the 20-mmute news
corderence immediately prior to Nader's
departure trom Chape! Hill.
Tackle Eric Hyman may h back this
week after a sh ulder imury. Mansfield's
partners. John Bunting. John Anderson
and Ricky Packard, are as solid as they
Carolina's defensive bj.kfield this year
leads the ACT by allowing a completion
percentage of 3'".5, against more
con-istent passers than Walker and
Luu-chu u s se e .
To keep the Tar Heels from looking
ahead tu Notre Dame, the coaches have
been showing films o! Tulane's fine effort
It Tulane lives up to Curl's
expectations and makes its explosion,
ttdays game could be every thing it was
anticipated to be before Rice and Willum
and V irv r de the Green Wjve to a halt.
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