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The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, November 30, 1971, Page 1, Image 1

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Handicapped student by Lynn Lloyd Staff Writer The University is not le accomodate persons su.h as Judy. Miss Judy has been ,:.;i: . .! ; wheel chair for the last lour 'J :1 : auf ' : f t I' her neck was broken in an accident. She is just orv handicapped students on campus. "I'm frustrated now -i . no response to needs sue-h as mre. said. "The needs of a person in a chair are not being met here. And you begin to hit the administrate , h e v ! V .T. , V; - ' f.' it i I ' -f v ; I. -' 4 I M3 - ,'., 'V- , o-v'v '1 ' . i'Kcfes j-1 ! r- X" -ii - " I " -".' ) lu-uf .. .-C-i-Z, '-' ""Lr" It was a rainy Chapel Hill day Monday as students returned from their Thanksgiving break to face the academic RIGORS once again. This student decided it was easier to just wait than go out in the rain. (Staff photo by Scott Stewart) St dent after eievatoi by Sue English Stuff Writer A former UNC student v. ho was injured in an elevator accident a! Ilmlon James dormitory last month is s!h recovering after his tcietso from the hospital. Lindy Harper of Chapel 1 1 ill stepped into an elevator shaft October 4 and was pinned there for three hours while the Chapel Hill Lire Department worked Jo free him. Harper suffered a broken arm as well as crushed muscles and nerves in his right arm and leg. according to Ins mother. Mrs. Charles Harper. He was released from N.C. Memorial Hospital November 15. Mrs. Harper said he will return to the hospital sometime this week to check on the progress ot his arm and leg. ) i . o;-v wr-:rx - - --J S- .f-.. . . 77.-- Tlie graduate-to-undergraduate-library express continues despite the rain. This student battled the inclement weather with his cart full of books; what is it thev say about neither ram nor sleet (Staff photo bv Scott Stewart) rr.onev for renov ation Mi.- Judy, a first-year graduate stu ivrt vo.ati'--.al rehabilitation, has !;:: tryir.g to into Craige dormitory sin.e September. B it v.:l! r.ot be a 5- !e to get in until Jar.oir. hv.su the room doe not have the : e- tor her pe.i She c-rr-rn utc-. Irorn Charlotte to ( hr -1 ore d 1 week to attend .L- Mr; r.f her work is done at Her ct f- rt to have a dorm room equippt d to meet her needs has attracted the attention of some UNC students to recovers " I he doctor should be able to let him know how much longer he will have to wear the brace on his leg and the cast on his arm," said Mrs. Harper. According to Mrs. Harper, her son's foot was crushed so severely in the accident (hat he needs the brace in order to walk. She also said the inside of his arm was crushed from his wrist to his elbow and it will lake some time before he will regain the use of his hand. "I ven after the cast and brace are taken off. Lindy will have to go through much plnsical therapy before he can move his hand and his foot again," she said. The numbness in other body parts, such as the chest and neck, has disappeared, Mrs. Harper said. Harper's mother believes the pain has been more intense for her son since his a t it. jut the lack of help for the handicapped on campus. Wanda Hammerbeck. a graJjate student in Student Personnel Serv:;es. said, '"There are no facilities to help the handicapped and no centra! eftice. Residence Life can fix up a few rooms, but the problem is the whole campus "Little has been done here an J because of the scattered interests. r." one knows enough to talk about it." A group of 20 students in the Student Personnel Services in Higher Education have undertaken the problems of the handicapped as a project for this year. Miss Hammerbeck said. "No one mm Vol. 80. No. 73 aire by Charles Jeffries Staff Writer Seventy-five persons were arrested Monday for violating parade ordinances as they began what was to be a week-long march from Greenville to Raleigh to protest alleged police brutality in Ayden. The Ayden protests stemmed from the killing of a black farm laborer in Ayden by highway patrolman Billy Day. Day was acquitted by a coroner's report and an investigation by the State Bureau of Investigation. United Press International (UPI) reported police arrested the protestors as they emerged from a Catholic church carrying signs which read "Fire Billy Day" and "Lnd Police Brutality." The slowly ceident release from the hospital. "His arm and leg have been numb because the muscles and nerves were severed, but the feeling is gradually coming back," she said. Harper, a freshman at the University last year, was taking this year off to work when the accident occurred. He was employed at Triangle Porsche-Audi this fall. Mrs. Harper said he is thinking about taking correspondence courses while he is recovering but is waiting to see how much damage was done and how long the healing will take. He rests a lot when he is at home but is still able to enjoy going out with his friends, she said. "He is doing as well as anyone in his circumstances could," Mrs. Harper said. "His morale is good, and he hopes he w ill be better in a couple of months." TODAY: Partly cloudy and mild; highs in the mid 50's. lows around 40; chance of precipitation 10 percent today and 30 percent tonisht. Goes into effect Wednesday UNC by Cathey Brackett Staff Writer The final draft of the new University policy on the use of electrical appliances in residence halls was released Monday by Robert Kepner, director of Residence Life. The new policy, developed after a thorough survey by a private engineering firm of the electrical capability of each residence hall, goes into effect Wednesday. Kepner said the new policy represents a significant departure from the old policy but does not indicate that all restrictions on the use of electrical appliances in the residence halls have been abandoned. Results of the survey revealed the University residence halls could be divided into three categories: those in which a reasonably finds knows ;f j dec:s;cn ha been made t v-.nert thus .amp. but someone h to ma'c t" 11;'- a ' - it"1 "And :f the Je.::or. is made, it re.:;. C I- -- ' K .-, 1 - . r- -. . V- , - v V- . .11,1 1 - ....- . ----- She pointed c-.:t that r.e rrcfe-;r carpus a rked : - three i-l a ha';:" t 2et . urK- smoothed d : w n and t 5 t - . ... . to i 0 ir- -dent v The Nat l o .unc;l:r.g A.at:rr. ha d ne rr.e w ork through a carr-s chapter. M Hammerbeck s-id. "Bit." she added, "no funds are available to do nv-re --d n one -n:h:-.." Tuesday, November 30, 1971 ed aim O marchers, led by Golden I rinks, state ticld secretary for the southern Christian Leadership Conference, quietly boarded police buses and passed out leaflets that accused police of "denying the utiens ot the United States and North Carolina the rights guaranteed them under the Constitution of the United States." All the 75 protestors but t-ne were black, according to UPI. The white protestor reports. dl sat down in the street and had to be carried to the awaiting police vans. Police Chief Glenn Cannon told newsmen he gave brinks numerous applications for parade permits weeks ago and to!'. I b'ni !? w"v!d e ci'n'ed '. permit any time he filed, if he applied the i I 1 I ! it - ' I " I 1 ' - : - - 1 t : " i -j , r Id a - j : h ' 1 UJ ! M y li 1 LiLJI ; f-H m "! r if- J I !J M J2 . oife gJlS-- A number of UNC freshmen decided Monday morning was too late to attempt preregistration - so they decided to get in line Sunday night. Sleeping bags and other appropriate items releases unrestricted use of most tpes of electrical appliances is safely permissible: - those in which the Use of cooking and heating applicances. because of their high electrical draw, must be restricted for the safety of the residents: - those in which severe restrictions must be imposed because of the low electrical capability of the residence halls concerned. The first category includes South Campus dorms. Lower Quad dorms. Old East, Old West and the new section of Spencer. Students living m these dorms are permitted to use electrical appliances of any variety as long as the total wattage of all electrical applicances in use at one time in a room does not exceed 1.00 watts, with a wattage restriction of 1.000 on any single appliance. Upper Quad dorms. Alderman, Kenan. Mclver. Alexander. Jovner. Winston. Connor. Cobb. Carr and the old section NC 6frinltFatini She said federal funis are auibblf for programs, "but there is no one to write the proposals for them. tat Carolina Ur.:v-r:: receded ab-out S3. 000 to :en:-ate their carpus. Why can"t UNC "There :s a rumor that a special institute is planned to be built here b !v-5 to erve as a focal point for the hand. capped in planning and guidinc them in their academic programs. We want to know when, where and what. M i s Hammerbeck said certain renovations are needed on campus to make facilities accessible to handicapped students. "The biggest need seems to be for rarp into classrooms and dorms." t'Ju "7-7 FncJ O required "2 hours in advance. brinks maintained the law was not Constitutional and refused to file. As brinks was taken into custody, he handed newsmen statements that read: "Coastal-Piedmont marchers were prevented from marching while trying to leave St. Gabriel's church to go to Raleigh, the seat of government. "Tomorrow we will march again." The arrests Monday are the latest in a series of protests since the August 6 killing of a farm laborer in Pitt County. More than 800 persons have been arrested, including 25 students from UNC two weeks ago for violating the parade ordinance in Ayden. The students reported that the were in evidence the courses they i f ! r 1 ""i n n electrical t of Spencer are in the second category. Students living in these dorms are permitted to use a maximum of only 600 watts. This restriction prohibits the use of hotplates, broilers, toaster, popcorn poppers and heaters in these dorms. In addition, refrigerators used in these buildings must be restricted to those of normal running wattage of less than 100 watts. Whitehead is the only dorm in the last category and will continue to operate under the restrictions of the old policy until emergency rewiring is undertaken. After rewiring. Whitehead will be included in the first category. A final regulation of the policy prohibits the use of electrical appliances, except for electric razors and toothbrushes, in residence hall bathrooms. Kepner emphasized that limitations on she said, "and then accessibility to bathrooms, water fountains, telephones and smoothed curhv" Something his been done, but not enough to allow the handicapped to be self-sufficient. "Everyone has been so nice since I have been here." Misos Judv sid. "but this is ineffectual. I'm not speaking for a group of students on campus I'm speaking because 1 think the Ur.:er:: has an obligation to open up. "No one person can handle this and the present staff can't either. We need to know where we're starting, and where we want to go." iKrKrrvs Founded February 23, 1893 Vdv situation in Ayden was as bad as had been related to the public by the natives of the eastern NT farm town. Some of the students reported thev had been maced while they were still m jail and that they had been denied the right to make a phone call. TTie Southern Legal Action Movement of UNC will hold a meeting at S p.m. today in classroom 4 of the UNC law school to discuss its plans to recruit local people and students to join the march which was scheduled to reach Chapel Hill Saturday. At the time when the arrests were made in Greenville, the group was unavailable for comment on how the arrests will affect tonight's meeting. as the students desperately attempted to get wanted. (Staff photo by Scott Stewart) the buildings of the second and third categories are not imposed arbitrarily but to protect the safety of the residents Kepner said the policy states that "students should know the wattage of each appliance they own" and "should use them sequentially rather than together at the same time." Copies of the policy and a list of wattage requirements of common appliances will be posted on residence hall bulletin boards, Kepner said. According to Kepner, the University will become aware of violations when electrical problems, such as blown fuses, arise on a circuit. In such instances, said Kepner, the rooms on the circuit will be inspected to determine the cause of the electrical problem. Possession of illegal electrical appliances may lead to removal of the appliances and a S20 fine. Hi U lie ndy

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