The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, October 14, 1980, Page 1, Image 1
Gunny .1 ,: 7 ' Today will ba sunny with th3 high in th3 mid-CQs. Low tonight in th upper 30s to low 403. There is no chanca' of rain. r i l ii 4.. "y Serving the students and the University community since 1893 -. -. Several University students who ere fans End followers of Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's master detective, have gotten together and formed a club. Paga 4. Vclatrr.s CO, I;:u3 lf j 0 k'sw.'Cpots,'Art S33-G245 6uinfc'A4vrtimg 933-1 1 63 1 ' its & U duqw lirocz dLume ry r u 71 EG JJL- . BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) Iranian helicopter gunships and stubborn ground resistance appeared Monday to have blunted an Iraqi infantry, artillery and tank drive toward Abadan, Iran's major cil port. Iranian President Abolhassan Dani-Sadr said Iraqi invaders across the strategic Kanm River cast of Abadan had been routed and he threatened a countcrinvasion of Iraq to overthrow President Saddam Hussein's regime in Baghdad. Iran's president also said his country had absolutely no intention to interfere with peaceful shipping in the disputed Shatt al-Arab waterway. Me said Iran was prepared to provide safe passage for foreign ships flying the United Nations flag. The war between the Persian Gulf oil nations entered its fourth week with reports cf drastic fuel shortages that could slow down their fighting machines. A growing rift between conservative and leftist Arab nations over the Iraq-Iran conflict also touched off speculation that an Arab summit conference scheduled Nov. 25-26 in Amman, Jordan, would be postponed. V '.. . Earlier this week, a Jordanian official said his government had thrown its full moral, political and material support behind Iraq and was prepared to commit Jordan's army if necessary. Though unconditional in its commitment, - the Jordanian ' effort previously had been limited to logistical help. The official denied Jordan was supplying the Iraqis with military equipment or that any weapons or munitions from other sources were being transported to Baghdad through Jordanian territory. A communique from the Iraqi command, broadcast by Baghdad Radio, claimed 33 Iranian soldiers were killed Monday, two helicopter gunships shot down and nine tanks destroyed in 12 hours of the battle for Abadan. It listed three Iraqi soldiers killed and 14 wounded. Iran's official news agency Pars said at least 30 civilians were killed and 140 wounded in a nightlong artillery barrage the Iraqis unleashed on Abadan, which had one of the world's largest oil refineries before the war broke out. ' ' Iraq has been hammering Abadan from the air and from ground positions to the north near the embattled port of Khorramshahr since the Iraqis reported their Karun River crossing operation was completed Saturday. Eani-Sadr said cloudy weather prevented his air force from : operatir.2 rrcptrly Zztwfay fa lptz &s pr.elc eercss th? river that forms a natural defense En? for VJtqfrsmC.t' and Abadan, Tehran Radio said. On Sunday, "Our air force and army air corps routed the enemy," he was quoted as saying. Khorramshahr and Abadan, nine miles apart, control the Iranian coast of the 120-mile-lor.g Shatt al-Arab, which Iraq has said must come under its full control before it stops fighting. Unwilling to compromise, Iranian leaders appeared to be preparing for prolonged warfare and for an eventual counterattack to drive the Iraqis from invaded areas along a 300-mile front in western and southwestern Iran. V .. ft -.A . v'y ISj: Greenhouse Paul Jones, curator for the UNC Arboretum, gives some attention to cactus plants in the Arboretum greenhouse. Jones and his staff are preparing the greenhouse for its opening to the public. This is the first time Outnumber men OTHWtH Owens the greenhouse has been opened to the public. Besides cactus, the greenhouse also contains subtropical plants. Jones graduated from UNC two years ago with a degree in botany. .More-womei3im college By DEBORAH HIRSCH Staff Writer The number of women attending college in the United States has surpassed that of men for the first time since World War II, and the student -population at UNC-CH is indicative of the national trend.. . ' Women have outnumbered men at UNC-CH "since fall 1978 and their numbers are increasing said University Registrar Lillian Lehman. According to University figures, 52.2 percent of the 20,784 students enrolled at UNC-CH in 1979 were women. Lehman said competitive admissions accounted for the increasing number of women students. "Women do a little bit better on (college admissions test) scores that's the trend," she said. Mary Turner Lane, president of the Association for Women Faculty, said, "The great increase in women students has come since 1972. Since then they have been accepted on the isame basis as men. "Before 1972, women were admitted on a different set of standards than men, -he said. "The University had a quota system." Linda Balfour, social research associate for the UNC General Administration, said, "The University is not discriminating anymore against women. Ah increasing number of women nationwide are interested in careers, not in getting . married and having babies." Of the 22 major disciplines offered at UNC-CH, Balfour said about half currently have more women enrolled than men. , ' "The biggest difference is in the health professions, because of nursing," Balfour said. "There is an increasing number of men, but right now there are just a handful." Despite the increasing number of women See WOMEN on page 2 MH! f f I Jill 1 ! ft It 1111 II I n KJ O cEl ' TQ)IPED1 J.C3 EITD By KERRY DEHOCIII Staff Writer Although several members of Student Government have said they would like to see a student activities fees increase, Student Body President Bob Saunders said Monday he would support the increase only if fee distribution problems were solved. Several members of the Campus Governing Council said earlier this year they would initiate a referendum to increase student - activities fees. CGC Finance Chairman Dianne Hubbard said the increase was needed to fund student organizations adequately. Undergraduate , students now pay $15.25 in activities fees per semester. Graduate students pay $13.25. The fees have been increased only twice at UNC in this century. In 1954, the student legislature voted on a $3 per year increase, and in 1977, an increase of $2.50 per semester was approved. Student activities fees totaled $443,050 this year. From that amount, the Graduate and Professional Student Federation received $17,100; the Daily Tar Heel got $70,888; and the Carolina Union received $147,683. The CGC budgeted the remaining $207,379 to student organizations, though many received less than they had requested. Saunders said he agreed a fee increase would help the organizations but felt the budgeting of summer fees should be reviewed first, . "While others see the need to, increase the net revenue, I see the need to solve summer school fee. problems," Saunders said. "Currently summer , school students are not getting their money's worth." : Saunders said the administration had allocated summer fees until 1973, when Student Government petitioned to budget the fees. The administration agreed to let Student Government allocate fees on the condition they were spent only on summer school students and surplus summer fees were held to be spent during the next summer session. The two (summer school and regular session)- budgetary processes occurred because the past summer school student was usually a visiting student, Saunders said. "Today the majority are full-time students." Saunders said the problem with summer fees had developed because excess fees have not been allocated for summer school activities. Instead, the excess has been allowed to carry over into the fall and spring budgets. He said that was not a violation of any law, but of an agreement, because the conditions set by the administration were never incorporated into CGC laws. One solution to the problem would be to cut summer fees and increase fall and spring fees by the same amount, he said. Saunders said Student Government also must look at the expenditures of the CGC General Surplus Fund. "If we are not going to do anything with the General Surplus Fund, like provide a concert," Saunders said, "we do not need a fee increase." The General Surplus Fund finances activities like last year's Chapel Thrill concert. Although the finance records of the concert have not been completed, it is estimated the concert cost $9,000. Saunders said students would have to approve any fee increase through a refercrim. - Although -the UNC Board of Trustees ultimately must approve the increase, Saunders said the board traditionally had agreed with the decision of the student body. Student Government has written the 15 other schools in the UNC system to find out about their student activities fees processes. Of the 16 institutions, UNC-CH has the second lowest student activities fees. UNC-Asheville has th.e highest fee of $122 per year. IBmrdl 'p(g.y3 c 9 it -r s tjt r w e sa lac r t 4T Vf teeters 'COOV3 ipus Dy EUDDY EUItNEXE ' Staff Wriier On a char day you can see Durham. . At least you can from where Rick Brashear sits200 feet . above the ground in the orange crane that stands on the central library construction site. 'Sometimes I still wonder what I'm doing here," the 2i-ytar-c! J B:2:h:ar says. . ; . " ; "When I frit started I v. as goddamn scared of evcrvth'.-g. I warn't sure cf myself or cf the guys below (who rr.u:t give the crane operator hand signals that are often cer.fu) so I took it slow. I had only four days trairJrg so I had a let to l:arn, a let to get used to up here." trz'Jr.zzr wcrks in the white gondola just below the crane's boom (the long arm that pivots). The gondola, which he affectionately calls hh "office," is little more than two fact wide and four feet long, with enough head The "cffl;;" has a jraall electric heater, one small chair, no d:;k tr.J th; markings cf an unkempt dorm room. Erashcar's main luxury, a transistor radio, lies on the floor wrapped in a dirty S'A es!:Mrt. "It cats l:r.;!y cp here srrr.r.l.r.ts," he sap as he flicks a few switches en and th: crane's meters begin to hum. "I need th; radio. I cent; up hire at 7 a.m. ar.d leave at 4 p.m. In the two months Eve teen h:re cr.ly a few pecrle have ever sterrej b to izy hallo-usually cr.e cf the guys who wants to lock areuni cr tele pictures. "If I have time for lunch I tper.d it here, eating out cn the boom. I'll read a book cr just lock around. Sometimes I bring my tlnceu! r$ mithout cnt I can't tt'J if the girls I spet are fat cr slinny." For Brashear, a Chapel Hill native who dropped cut of V;h school in the I lth trad; and worked fcr a while as a rr.evl prcjecticnist, mall clerk and most recently a "A friend cf mine had teen here since the first day cf week," he izys, "He's cr.e cf the cr;.:neers. He saw me at He's Net II:re and t:lrJ if I'd Lie to v.crk ccn:tru:tlen, . si: J he hsJ a jcb I'd enjey, ser.-.thlrg I'd tegaod at. I like to try lass cf i: io I taii t re." rra-atax's wc:k jncledcs m:'-,ten:nce cf the crane's meters r - i trale:, as v.;' z ' cl :;l s cf hydraulic C-'J ani ether natters V A keep the 22,C03-reunJ. c: ; al:y i.aetrua-er.t in c; n. . .... 1 .-. ... I i j u. -i l: w f ' t !':: Ve.:r lays es he r -h: 1 cm cn: cf th; "j-jyi'-iels," a ri. 1 :rc: -;'lu.i much Ilea car's stlilihift, that centre! the r.e:;an cf the crane's team. "I j-.t : at that irdder ar.J v.cnd:r if I'll rr.aU it." lit ! ' '.: is f :-:h so tn:;.r,!d.;!e rayer.e, c ; . " at v II w V Hick CraeSierai's 'cfllca 200 izzx t!:sva cx-cund ...he operates crane at new library site; dawn. It is eiaht storiei tall vnih nanow steel furas equal to a pencil in circumference, sections axe spotted with slick hydraulic fluid and stir.ajns wasps. The tcp section cf the ladder shakes noticeably, but none of that deters Eraihear. "Watching the sun come up makes the climb wcrth the effort," he says as he r'-s th; rrht joystick, releav.nj the hooks from the trcllay, letting them run toward the rrcunJ and a 4,OX) lb. canarc:; zx L!k. "Itwas hard tojud,e;dKtanc at first," Ilraahear &is as the metal hooks drop near the block. "1 sper.t a let cf time practiesns wi'.h th; t!xk to tee what I could do," he continues. "It's hard to wctk v.lth I'hter we'jht an j thcrt diitances, teceu-.; cu have to t e so fentle." He pumps she r iaht joystick quickly to itep the iv,,:y cf the hooks, "Cnaea t:hy, c'snan r.o.v," he nutters. Z:i CRAf.'E on p; (Li1-, r V RALEIGH (AP) As football season reaches the midway point and pumpkins begin appearing on doorsteps, . the -season's first frost becomes inevitable. And this year, when the weather has hardly been predictable or kind, winter seems poised on the horizon, ready to make an early appearance. A full two weeks ahead of the normal first-frost date, the National Weather Service has issued a frost warning for most part of North Carolina. The cool harbinger of winter was expected to have blanketed the area this morning. "We're just priming everybody, to make sure the furnace works," said National Weather Service forecaster Druce Cheatham of the Raleigh-Durham station. The frost could kill house plants that have been allowed to shiver outside through recent cold nights. Victor B. Lynn, Wake County Agricultural Extension chairman, said the frost shouldn't be severe enough cr last long enough for gardeners to worry about covering winter sensitive outdoor plants and shrubs that will remain outside all winter. "If there are some flowers that would last a few more days, cover them," Lynn said. But, if plastic is used to cover plants or flowers, it should be removed well before the sun U high Tuesday morning, or "it will do more harm than good," Lynn said. Speaking of still-green tomatoes, Lynn said, "Probably, they'll still live and do all right." But un primed tobacco could be damaged, he said. Soybean growers might have whhed fcr a cour!: more frcst'ess weeks to add beans to the vines, but most have been waiting for a frost to kill the vines so the beans can dry and be harvested, Lynn said. The cold weather is the result of a cold air mass originating in Canada and spreading cut acres the state and is expected to blow over by the end cf th: w cek. ! si 3 ciiiarge wi-Qkmotms. Ey JEFF COWERS . Staff Wdiar Three Orange County men have been arrested and charged in connection with the recent D3 un shootings cf car windows in Orange, Durham and Person counties. Michael Anthony Meiae, 20, cf Chape! Hill and Michael Glen Hughes, 17, of IL:iercu:h are teirj held in car v.s;h in Hilhrcrough. Police found Orange County jail cn StD.lOO bond Ronald Wayr.; Tudar, ZX cf Chape! H 11 has been released cn $:3.f.0 tend. Tl.li car's v-lnulams vjuo that: arc J t'.izr tl.et v,!:h C.3 cu ...thrca Qt'cnz's County men vvcro charged with tho vandaliam and Tud;r at 11:30 p.m. Thursday at a Das id I'orsyth cf the H.l'.bcrovgh pcllae saii. fo dam:.;: eetl.r.ates sre asallat!; fcr Orange and Durham counties. a car: r-n cax.ae r-o-ere.3 ii gun n the if car. Maie: turned hlm-.elf in to Cha-l IL11 relic; h-urday. Eruec Gorrta cf of the three arc Unlseralty the Orar.; e Ccur.ty hheriffs cfHae ta:i. t-I " students. Eer.di sere crlglnally set at S!D.a each tut were red - red Mm dry after all th; ceuf-tiei trrsrd warrar.'j cn the three in : n. H.i!.tcreu;;h rah,; arretted Hughes All three men hive a. it Garnto said. Dar-i-t th; r:-' '-'f ah out Jlf' ) i : d el :s t aisi :; to cars in C . - a j ! I i a d Cere 0 t i a ... . , I -1 . . . . . . . . G a re : 3 e " Imated th'at atetalcf thcut 15 thee tie ;s cf caar v.ladaus had :tJ 10 th: csreured in tr; e.i. H;-:he, Tt t-i and Ma'ae teen - 1 . - n ' said tl a -' Izi t'i cthef iu-.; eeti in tl.? ca-e.