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to vote undeniable
At least one Orange County
resident appears to be ready to
fight the registration of UNO
students living in dormitories, but if
the arguments he has stated are all
he has going for him, he souldn't
stand a chance.
According to Jan Pinney, the
man making the protest, the biggest
problems lie in students paying
property taxes in Orange County.
"My point is if they're going to
vote, they're going to have to pay
taxes in Orange County and register
their cars in Orange County," he
said. "I'm aware this is probably
not enough to preclude them from
voting, but I'm more concerned
with them paying taxes. I think one
goes hand-in-hand with the other."
In the first place, the two do not
go "hand-in-hand." According to
the 24th Amendment to the U.S.
Constitution, the right to vote
cannot be denied or abridged "by
reason of failure to pay any poll tax
or other tax."
And in the second place,
students must declare all property
that they actually own anyway. If
is still unanswered
from The Greensboro Daily News
It should by now be obvious,
even to the most ardent devotee of
the "football program" at Chapel
Hill, that the controversy over
coaching methods and health
measures there will not be quieted
by the faculty athletic committee's
report on the death of Bill Arnold.
Arnold, a guard on the team,
died September 2 1 , two weeks after
he suffered a heat stroke during a
hot, humid Labor Day practice
session. Soon thereafter, a special
subcommittee of the Faculty
Athletic Committee was appointed
to investigate the circumstances of
his death. In its report on October
5, it declined to draw conclusions,
but testimony before it tended to
absolve the coaching staff of any
negligence. In particular, medical
experts said that the failure to hold
water breaks could not be a factor
in heat stroke though the team
physician told the subcommittee
that he "has for some time
advocated fluid breaks every
twenty minutes at every practice."
The validity of the report has
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they consider themselves to be
residents of Orange County, they
will obviously register that property
According to Roger Foushee,
chairman of the Orange County
Democratic Party, everyone who
has registered in the county has
been advised that they will have to
list their property for taxation.
Obviously students who wish to
register know what they are getting
into, and they must feel themselves
to be residents of the county or
they wouldn't want to pay their
Whether students live in
dormitories or not, if they wish to
pay property taxes in Orange
County on top of the sales taxes
they are already paying - then they
should be classified as bonafide
residents of the county.
And when one is a legal resident,
he is eligible to vote. No matter
who attempts to disenfranchise him
- as others have done and will
continue to try to do that right
cannot be taken awav.
now been challenged by a group of
UNC students who for one reason
or another are no longer in the
football program. They contend
that the report contains "numerous
and significant discrepancies in
terms of information, training
approaches and the events which
actually occurred that day." They
also say that "while playing
football under Coach (Bill) Dooley,
we have seen and experienced many
cases of blatant disregard for the
player's safety and welfare."
Their complaints were answered
Wednesday by Coach Dooley in
highly melodramatic fashion. He
marched his coaching staff and
players, in uniform, into a press
conference called by Bill
Richardson, the spokesman for the
former players, and berated him in
emotional terms, at one point
charging him with "using the death
of Bill Arnold to further your
Richardson described the
invasion of his meeting as
"theatrics," which seems if
anything an understatement.
Certainly it did not contribute to a
responsible discussion of the
exceedingly serious issues which the
former players and others on the
campus have raised. The situation
demands, as North Carolina Chief
Medical Examiner Dr. Page Hudson
has observed, a thorough and
dispassionate investigation. "I
simply would like to see the
conflict resolved," he says. "Some
of the things that have been said are
either true or not true. They just
shouldn't hang in the air."
He is absolutely correct. The
circumstances of a young man's
death are in doubt, and until they
are resolved the legitimacy of the
football program will be, to many
citizens, suspect. Charges have been
made that the program allows
practices that have no place in a
university community, or for that
matter, anywhere else. Those
charges may be untrue, and for the
sake of those involved we hope
they are, but thus far they have not
been satisfactorily answered. It is
the university's responsibility to
make sure that thev are.
Dr. Tikey Crist
Question: Recently, I obtained a
Dalkon Shield IL'D. My questions ire
how does one know that the IUD is still
Ln pUce? Would the removal of the IL'D
via bodily functions, i.e.. rejection,
opening of the cervix, etc., be quite
painful and the presence of the IUD
acknowledged? Once Inserted can the
IUD become twisted, turned, or out of
place from its original placement?
Signed, Safe but with doubts.
Dear Safe: If you have an IUD that has
two nylon strings attached to the end cf
it, you can tell that the IUD is in place by
inserting a finger into the vaginal canal
and feeling the strings.
Most IUD's are expelled during a
menstrual cycle and the cramps during a
menstrual cycle are such that when the
IUD is rejected the woman will not have
any knowledge that the IUD is being
expelled. Because this is true the best
time to check as to whether the IUD is in
place or not is immediately after a period.
Yes the IUD can become twisted,
turned and out of place.
Question: I suffer from an affliction I
A powerful figure in state higher
education has called for a S200 tuition
increase for all students in state
That's right - another increase, in
addition to the two-year S850 tuition
hike for out-of-state students voted by
the legislature this summer.
Watts Hill. Jr., a Chapel Hill resident
and member of the State Board of Higher
Education, called for the increase in a
speech Saturday at Pembroke State
His reasons if you can believe this
are to provide money for student
scholarship and loan needs in the st3te.
He said there is currently a shortage cf
S30 million in funds to meet the
scholarship needs in the state.
There is little doubt that enough
money for scholarships and loans is
simply not available in this state. One
might quarrel with Hill's exact figures but
the need is undeniably there.
"Everybody who could pay it
wouldn't need student aid anyway and
Ad claims have ruin out of
One of the few gratifying events out of
Washington during the Nixon
Administration has been the performance
of the Federal Trade Commission.
That commission, which regulated
industry through the anti-trust and
deceptive advertising laws has begun to
crack down on the side of the consumer,
bringing numerous charges of deceptive
advertising against major and minor
In a recent speech here, Ralph Nader
said advertising was only socially useful if
it was wholly accurate, did not hade any
truth, and helped the consumer make a
rational decision about two or more
Unfortunately, the majority of
advertisements in the media create a
demand for socially useless products,
make false and deceitful claims, or are
sexist in their presentation.
Perhaps the best example in the latter
category is the recent series of Geritol
ads. Usually, a husband is holding his
wife, who can do little more than giggle
while Fred (or whatever) relates how
Mary is force feeding him Geritol while
STILL taking care of the kids and
cleaning the house. Fred concludes "My
have alwiys heard referred to as ' blue
balls" and hich is caused, as I
understand it. by the pressure of
excessive semen held within the testicles.
It occurs occasionally when I have been
engaged in prolonged, though necessarily
very advanced, sexual activity. I hae
noticed that it is more likely to occur if I
hae been drinking earlier, as if the pain
were somehow heightened along with the
early effects of hangover, although thi
may be only coincidental.
The advice of friends has been for the
most part impractical and in jest.
Although the pain is never unbearable it
can be extremely uncomfortable and is
distracting in a way that often makes my
partner believe that I am unfeeling, when
just the opposite, so to speak, is actually
the case. Afterwards the pain does not
generally subside, with the only relief I
have found coming from masturbation -and
even this does not relieve the pain
especially fast while often being painful
This problem, I believe, is not
uncommon, and I would greatlv
appreciate knowing if there are any
precautions and remedies I can use.
Dear Blue: To uur knrw ledge there
never has been any evidence t : support
those who couldn't pay it would get that
much back in student aid." Hill said Ln
attempting to justify such an increase.
But Hill's reasoning is completely
If he wants to take the pressure off the
scholarship funds available and permit
more people to attend college the logical
move would be to lower tuition, not to
If the tuition goes up another S200,
many students who are just getting by
now will be unable to pay the increased
costs. Students who are working their
way through college, for example, would
be hard pressed to meet the increase.
Hill says, however that this increased
burden would be borne by the
scholarship fund. Thus, for each student
who could not afford the increase, there
would be anouther $200 drain per year
on the monies available for scholarships.
But Hill foresees this money coming
from those who can afford to pay the
increase. Thus, for every student who
cannot afford to pay the increase, there
wife. I guess I'll keep her".
While Nixon is busy ranting against
drugs, major drug manufactures that were
big contributors to his campaign busily
pollute the CBS evening news with a
string of pill ads.
One of the best ads in the "deceptive
by saying nothing category" is the
"Sunoco in the stadium ad." You
remember the scene where the car climbs
a steel ramp from the 40-yard line up to
Section CCC at 30-miles an hour. The
announcer then indicated that Sunoco
"did it" So what? The advertiser has not
indicated whether, a)any other gasoline
would have performed any differently, or
b)whether climbing a hill has any
correlation with what kind of gasoline is
In that case, some information is
worse that no information.
Over the past year, I have performed
my own test on branded versus
unbranded gasolines, driving short
distances and 600 mile trips alternating
between unbranded Carrboro gas and
ripoff Franklin street gas. The result:
identical mileage and performance. Yes
folks, you get cleaner breath with
tHt theory mat pressure cf excess.-,
semen held w;th.n the testis results -. the
sensed -blue ball? syndrome." The
ph siclccca! respcT.ie that results in pur.
is probably due to the vascorcet'.ve
phenomenon that results ;n a 50 percent
L-.crec..;; m sire ever the sexuall;.
unstimulated ror.ee-gested state.
Pain in the testicles after a prolonged
d run kmc bout could be the effects cf a
gland). The solution to your problem :
entirely up to you. but we suggest that
you see our physician to ru
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-hr.or.-.ai patnc.cgy tirst
Question: A few months ago I was m a
car accident in which I suffered
emotional shock among physical injuries
I had begun my period the day before.
Later at the hospital I found that my
period stopped. It didn't start again until
six weeks later. Can you explain the
mystery of where my period went1
Signed. Really Pondering.
Dear Really Wondering: Missing our
period was probably due to emotional
upset caused by the excitement and
anxiety of the automobile accident. We
really need to know more about the
accident Were you unconscious'1 Did ou
have a nead m;ury ? Were you in shock?
Were vou sexuallv active without
must be one student who can or there
will be no new scholarship money
Among the entire 78.000 students
who attend N.C. colleges and universities
today, there are probably more students
who are paying their way than those on
scholarship. But how many more students
could afford the increase than couldn't is
simply a matter of conjecture.
But. if tuition were lowered, more
students now on financial aid would be
able to pay their way through without
funds from the state or universities.
Therefore, there would be more money
available to help students who had been
unable to go to college and to help those
who could not afford to go to the college
suitable to their abilities
Thus. Hill's aim to have more people
in school would be achieved without
completely disrupting the finances of
Not that the General Assembly is ever
likely to lower tuition - students are
usually an easy source of funds when
money in the state gets tight. Raise
tuition and lower the contributions to the
universities from the tax revenues is the
normal course the legislature chooses.
The legislature did exactly that in its
regular session in deciding to soak the
out-of-state students - take SI 6 million
away from the University in tax funds
and give it back through increased
tuition. At least that is the way it is
designed to work.
Of course, the General Assembly
forgot the scholarship students when it
raised out-of-state tuition it
appropriated no more money to the
universities for out-of-state scholarships
when it raised tuition.
Hill went on to say out-of-state tuition
differentials will soon fade as source of
income for universities.
The movement toward granting
students the priviledges of citizenship
voting, jury duty and others - where
they attend school will be the basis for
the practical abolition of residential
designations for tuition, Hill said.
Perhaps this enfranchisement of
students will lead to the end of
"out-of-state tuition" - the movement
toward that end has certainly been
hastened by raises in out-of-state tuition
- such as by the General Assembly.
But, a continued increase in the overall
tuition is not the reasonable and
educationally defendable course of
Seriously, gas costing nine cents
cheaper per gallon at the two Carrboro
unbranded stations and six cents cheaper
than normal at the Chapel brandeds is
just as good as paying 40.9 on Franklin
Street. You have to pump it yourself, but
it's well worth it, if just to help break the
When we stop getting bombarded by
insane claims for products (hygiene
sprays, pills, souped up cars, etc.),
perhaps there will be a return of those
dollars to housing, pollution control and
safe mass transportation.
It's a question of what we want.
POLITICAL NOTES iTHURSDAY was
another bonus day at the Municipal
Building, as 126 registered to vote. The
best time to register is in the morning,
when crowds are thin. Transportation will
be available from South Campus next
Thursday morning, watch for signs.
LETTERS from students on the issue
of registration on campus are badly
needed to the Elections Board, hit by
increasing pressure from state officials
and county citizens. Comments should be
contraption before the ice..'.;--"
theswr factors need to he taker
c on si d e r i ti o n .
Question: In our column r--i
eeks ago you mentioned that :t iif. j
longer period of time for preg-i-.-.
occur for orr.en who hive been on
pill for several ears. hat wou'd - -
average time it would take for - -
who took the pill for three veirO Vo !
heard that doctors used to think :-
tilted uterus prevented pregnane
that this idea was wrong. I :h;
Doe such a condition hue -.
effects? Signed. Thank You
Dear Thank You: Ir.for--.at. -aai.aw!e
et from the .e -
taking the pill. Yo.i are correct
with a retroverted uterus ca- t 11 -pregnant.
This do-es not h.ive a- h ' .
Question. I am an uo.dercri,.,!!
student and want to start Liking v
control pills. I need a th .
examination by a g necologist (as I hr. ?
never had one Vvhat do I do"" h. d I
call to get an appointment" x.'! it . -an
thing"1 Signed. L.C.
Dear L.C: You have socr.t! .
1) You ma go to the St.. dent ::
Serv ue. 2 You ma m -. k e
appointment at the Health I d..ca
c'hnu which meets eer lue-da.
CO to 12:o0 at N.C". Mem ::.! !! -r o
3) Y ou ma see anv one of the : , .
obstet ri c i an s-g r.ec ologiss
Department of Obstetrics - :
Gynecology, or 4 1 You :na
the local ph v.c:ar.s in this .ire.:
Costs will depend on where . . -The
Student Health Servue w ili ?v t
The Health Education Clinic w-.l! r,.
somewhere between $ 1 2.50 and 5!" ;
for the first visit and 55 50 there.;:';.-:,
depending on whether or not h.o.
had a pap smear. A private .Kste!r;c:.s-'s
cost will slide.
(Questions should le addressed d
Lana Starnes and Dr. Takey Crist, in eare
of The Daily Tar Heel. Student I r,.
Chapel Hill. N.C. 27514.1
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To the editor :
There has been much urh -ver-v
lately over the me in out-of-state tuition,
but there is one point that has not been
made clear. I am a junior out-of-state
student in the Physical Therapy
curriculum, which is part of the School of
Medicine. As there is not a school of
physical therapy in South Carolina, I an:
forced to go out of state.
Last year, junior phsical therapy
students paid S'50 tuition, the ynic
tuition th3t all out-of-state students paid.
But this year, instead of paing SI 300
like other out of state students, I have to
pay SI 800. My tuition went up $500
more than the regular out-of-state tuition.
Next year, when out-of-state tuition goes
up to SI 800, m v tuition goes up to
So, in the next two years, I will be
paying SI 000 more than most other
undergraduate and graduate students
except for others like me enrolled in
undergraduate curriculums that are prt
of the School of Medicine and the S.ho- :
of Dentistry. I cannot understand wh
my tuition went up so much more than
anybody elses. I think it is unreasonable
and unfair to expect a student to meet
such an increase in tuition.
sent now to: Chairman, Orange County
Board of Elections, Courthouse,
Hillsborough, N.C. 27278.
The U.S. House has overwh
passed the women's equal
ammendment to the Constitution.
One o I the most sho. : n g
developments of the over-defer: e era
was the revelation last week by the
Village Voice of a series cf career
experiments in the Southwest. Terminal
patients were given massive, whole body
doses of radiation to test its curative
effects. Although their normal Lfe
expectancy was several months, all 40 or
so died within a week of radiation burn.
They had not been advised that the
treatment had never been successful or
that they would get deathly sick.
"If we told the patients they would
get nauseous before they signed consent,
it would ruin the objectivity of the test',
one doctor reported.
The test funded by the army, was
designed to see if troops, irradiated from
the air by an enemy would die.
An Attica here, a hospital there, and
Nixon is bringing us together. In the grave
or prison perhaps, but together.