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Ths Daily Tar Hwl
Thundry, October 21, 1971
by Reggie Lester
Consumer advocate Betty Furotss
Tuesday ni&ht called for "unit-pricing" of
goods, warranties easy to read and the
establishment of an independent office
for consumer protection.
"We must let the producers know we
will no longer accept shoddy goods and
services," said Miss F urn ess, former
presidents assistant for consumer affairs,
in a speech sponsored by the Carolina
Forum and the School of Public Health.
Miss Furness, former director of New
York State's Consumer Protection Board,
told about 75 people consumers "must
sound the cry for corporate
Two members of the Friendship
Delegation of the Committee of
Concerned Asia Scholars will speak
at 8 p.m. next Thursday rather than
tonight as incorrectly reported by
Tht Duly Tar Heel.
The UNC Card Section will practice at 4
p.r-i. Thursday in Kenan Stadium. Interested
'.tu'lonti should pick up a slip of paper with
Card Section practice written on it at the
student gates to enter the stadium. After the
practice, you must prevent this slip of paper,
a'hietic pass and ID card at the same ticket
booth to receive a ticket. Students dating
onampus must bring their date with them.
Students dating of'-campus must bring date
ticket and pick up two slips of paper.
The Toronto Exchange is sponsoring a
vegetarian dinner at the Chapel of the Cross
Si'nJdy at 6 p.m. Tickets are Si. SO, food
Includes homemade yogurt, rice pudding,
bread, teas, soy beans, etc. Tickets sold at the
Craioe graduate center coffee house for grad
students will open at 9 p.m. every Friday and
Saturday night, featuring local talent. Come
talk, listen or perform.
Talent wanted for Craige graduate center
coffee r.ouve. Coll Chris Pederson, 933-7256.
FOREHEAD COLLEGE RESIDENTS:
Your counseling team (ask your RA for details)
now has a telephone in the Graham basement.
Call 933-8158, Monday Thursday, 9 p.m.
Voter registration today. Town Hall, 9 a.m.
The John J. Parker Society of International
Law invites you to attend a talk given by
William B. Aycock on "The Kashmir Dispute
and The Current Profclems Between East and
we.;t Pakit?n," tonight at 7:30 p.m. In the
Keran court room, law building.
An Organizational meeting for a new
self-defense course, sponsored by the physical
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She said "unit-pricing" is needed so
consumers can determine which size of a
product they wish to buy.
"We have now reached the point
where the large size is not the economy
size and the king size is not the Largest
size," she said, demonstrating with soft
Industries would not tell her how long
their products would Last while she was
President Lyndon Johnson's special
assistant on consumer affairs, Miss
"Consumers need to know how long a
product will Last and what kind cf
warranty covers it," she added.
She said, 'Open-dating of perishable
itms. with the actual date of expiration
The visit by Uldis and Ann
Kruze, who visited the People's
Republic of China this summer, is
sponsored by the YM-YWCA, the
Carolina Union and the Department
of Political Science.
education department, will be at 8 p.m. today
in room 204 of the Student Union
North Carolina Civil Liberties Union will
honor Charlotte civil rights lawyer Julius
Chambers in a dinner Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. at the
Ranch House on Airport Road. Dinner
including donation is $6. Send check with
reservation to NCCLU, Box 1872, Greensboro.
Students and faculty welcome.
Today's Free Flick, "La Mandragola," will
bo shown in the Great Hall at 4, 6:30 and 9
Friday's Free Flick, "Bad Day at Black
Rock," will be shown in Carroll Hall at 4, 6:30
and 9 p.m.
Saturday's Free Flick, "The Wrong Box,"
will be shown in the Great Hall at 4, 6:30, and
Sunday's movie is Super Sunday, "Anne of a
Thousand Days." Showings are in Great Hall at
6:30 and 9 p.m. by subscription only.
Save Kilmer Forost from the bulldozers!
Come to the second annual rededication
weekend in Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest Oct.
2225. For information, contact ECOS, Suite
B, Carolina Union, 933-3757.
"In the Company of Men" will be shown
today at 7:30 p.m. in the Coffee House. A
discussion and refreshments will follow the
film, sponsored by the Current Affairs
An organizational meeting of the new
Student Consumer Protection Group will be at
7:30 today In the Student Union. The meeting
Is open to both graduate and undergraduate
and cured for
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instead of a coded date, is needed to
safeguard the buyers."
Consumers need an independent office
to "watch out for our interests, just as
labor and commerce," she said. "Wc have
been noticeably slow about re-evaluatir.g
our rights as consumers."
"No one escapes from consuming,"
she said. "Everyone who eats or breathes
plays the game. While our opponents, the
producers, make the rules, our team, the
consumers, tries to guess the rales."
She said manufacturers hold ail the
details about their products and the
consumer usually has no information
about the goods he is buying.
"We must reconsider our thinking that
bigger, faster and more is better," she
Changes called for by consumer
advocates will cause new problems, but
"they will be more manageable than the
ones we have now," Miss Fumess said.
She urged citizens to become involved
in consumer protection groups to reach
"Complain to the business itself first,"
she said, "but if this does not work, write
the company. "If our money is good
enough to buy their products, then wc
should expect the product to be equally
UNC Outing Club will meet at 9:30 p.m. in
the Union tonight. All interested in hiking,
camping, climbing and caving are invited to
DRAFT COUNSELING: 7-9 p.m., Monday
Thursday; 3-5 p.m. Monday Friday in
Room 258, Suite B, of the Union.
Breaking Camp: a work-study group for
women writers and artists to deal with shaping
a non-sexist art and art world. First meeting
will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. at Route 6, Box
231. Farrlngton Road. Call 942-7738 for more
The Black Student Movement will sponsor a
homecoming dance Friday night at 8 p.m. in
Great Hall. The new Miss BSM will be crowned.
Tickets are available at the Union desk for $2
per couple and $1.50 single.
Women's Health and Problem Pregnancy
Counseling Service. Confidential, free service
providing counseling and information
concerning contraceptives problem pregnancies
and women's health. Call Switchboard,
Important tutor workshop today for all
tutors in the YM-YWCA tutorial project in the
Union, 4-5 p.m.
Baha'is meet every Monday in the Union at
8 p.m. and at 213 Purefoy Road, on Tuesday at
8 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.
The N.C. Symposium on Highway Safety
will be held today and Friday in the 4th floor
Faculty Lounge, Dey Hall, beginning at 9 a.m.
The topic is "The Young Driver: Reckless or
Unprepared?" All UNC faculty and students are
invited to attend.
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