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Volume y. Issue ffi
Thursday, October 8, 1S31
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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By SCOTT PHILLIPS
DTH Saff Wrfter
North Carolina drivers with clean records will no longer be
forced to pay for the mistakes of unsafe drivers.
A state law, which went into effect Oct. 1, forces drivers
with points to pay the surcharges that comprise the North
Carolina Reinsurance Facility. Previously, all drivers paid a
portion of the fund.
The facility is an insurance industry-run fund, set up by
the state legislature on a non-profit basis, to help insure un
safe and inexperienced drivers. State law requires all drivers
of private passenger vehicles to have liability insurance.
George High, president of High Insurance Agency in
Chapel Hill, said an insurance company is required to insure
anyone who wants insurance as long as the person has a valid
driver's license, a car and the money for the policy.
The company is allowed to insure the driver on either a
voluntary or a ceded basis. Those in the voluntary are good
risks; those who are ceded are classified as higher risks and
are in the facility. A driver with less than two years experience
can be ceded without having any points, High said.
Penalty points are placed on a driver's record upon con
viction of a driving violation. The number of points assigned
depends upon the severity of the violation.
Before Oct. 1, all drivers in the voluntary category had to
pay a 1.8 percent facility recoupment surcharge, plus any
rate increases for accumulated points, when renewing their
policies. For those in the facility, the rate was 18.2 percent, as
well as a standard 10 percent addition for being placed in the
facility and having points.
Since Oct. 1, however, no recoupment payments will be
made by those drivers without points. Instead, any driver,
voluntary or ceded, who has points will pay a 27.6 percent
surcharge, plus the point charges.
"Previously, everyone with or without points paid the sur
charges on recoupment," High said. "As of Oct. 1, only
those with points will pay.
"Before, the quesdon was whether bad drivers were paying
their fair share," he said. "The new rate structure goes a
long way toward recognizing good driving records."
The new state law also eliminated the 6 percent limit on
rate increase proposals. High said ihc limit hadjeept aiitomo- s
bile insurance rates artificially low. it also madetne insurance
companies more restrictive by giving the insured person a
good driver rating, he said.
"Rates will now be consistent with the cost-of-living
index," High said.
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Beekeeper CX Tilson clears bees from the ledge of a Franklin Street building Wednesday
... while people were driven Inside for 45 minutes, no one was stung
Pests interrupt noon traffic on Franklin Street
By GREG BATTEN
DTH Staff Writer
A swarm of bees flaunted its power yesterday,
literally taking control of traffic on the sidewalk in
front of Carolina Outdoor Sports and Foister's
Camera Store on Franklin Street.
The bees began gathering shortly after noon and
swarmed for about 45 minutes, a Carolina Outdoor
Sports employee said.
Chapel Hill policeman Arbin Sanders, who was
patrolling the area at the time, said he called a local
beekeeper to handle the problem.
"Although there were a lot of bees, they weren't
really a hazard," Sanders said. "We just had to wait
for them to settle down before the beekeeper could
do anything with them." ;,rtv .
The beeTeventuaHy gathered ju'' aboTethV Stitch
In Time's sign, Sanders said. The beekeeper was then
lifted in a hydraulic lift to capture the bees.
The bee brigade brought interesting reactions from
"When 1 lirst noticed them, from in here
(Foister's), it seemed like the whole street was co
vered," said Gene Bodenheimer, a Foister's employ
ee. "They gathered up much closer just above the
Stitch in Time sign."
"It was really wild," he said. "It was the most ex
citing thing that has happened around here in a
Another witness offered a different reaction.
. "1 could see the bees flying around up the street,"
said one of Chapel Hill's famous flower ladies, who
requested anonymity. "I was ready to let them have
my flowers as long as they didn't bother me."
Others offered possible explanations. A Carolina
Outdoor Sports employee said the bees apparently
had a hive somewhere in the side of the building, and
started swarming when the building became too
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Although the swarm of bees frightened many! ap
parently no one was stung.
"It was really interesting," a Foister's employee
said. "Quite a number of people gathered to watch.
It pretty much stopped sidewalk traffic for a while."
MaUotmg ' set for Egyptm
The Associated Press
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) The govern
ment of Egypt said Wednesday that an
"isolated" group of four soldiers includ
ing a Moslem fanatic assassinated Presi
dent Anwar Sadat, and it quickly sched
uled a referendum next week to approve
Vice President Hosni Mubarak as Sadat's
Parliament held an emergency session
to overwhelmingly endorse the nomina
tion that Egypt's ruling party gave
Mubarak within hours of Sadat's assassi
The Parliament's action meant Muba
rak's name will be the only one on the
ballot Tuesday. The date falls well within
Egypt's 60-day constitutional limit.
Defense Minister Abdel Halim Abu
Ghazala told reporters during a break in
the parliamentary session that Sadat's
assassins were not part of a coup plot, but
were "an individual group, and they are
not even related to any group or country."
Secretary of State Alexander M. Haig
Jr. echoed that assessment at a news con
ference in Washington, saying there was
no evidence of external involvement in
But Haig served notice to Libya and
other radical Arab states opposed to
Sadat's peace treaty with Israel that the
United States "would view with great
concern" any attempt to use the assassi
nation to fan instability in the Middle
President Ronald Reagan will not at
tend the funeral of the slain Egyptian
leader because of fear for his safety, but
will send a delegation including all three
living former American presidents, a
spokesman said Wednesday.
Presidents Richard M. Nixon, Gerald
R. Ford and Jimmy Carter all agreed to
go. They, will be accompanied by Haig,
Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger
and former Secretary of State Henry A.
Acting on the unanimous advice of
U.S. security agencies, Reagan decided to
remain home "with great regret," com
munications director David Gergen said.
Vice President George Bush also will stay
in Washington because of the same security
precautions applying to Reagan, Gergen
Officials would not publicly discuss the
grounds for their concern, but indicated
that they were troubled by the uncertain
political situation in Egypt.
Israeli Prime Minister Menachem
Begin will attend the funeral, and in a let
ter to Mubarak said, "We are confident
that the legacy of peace of President
Sadat will live on.... This is a sacred trust
we have to fulfill."
Uncertainty over the peace process
clouded the future of Israel's relations
with the next Egyptian government.
Right-wing nationalists urged Israel to
cancel plans for its final withdrawal from
the occupied Sinai Peninsula next April.
Foreign Minister Yitzhak Shamir told
reporters that "if the peace process will
continue, the Israeli withdrawal from
Sinai will also continue. It depends on
developments in Egypt.". -
Begin's Cabinet held an emergency
meeting and heard the army intelligence
chief, Maj. Gen. Yehoshua Saguy, give a
confidential assessment of the impact of
The shaken nation of Israel was mour
ning its most important friend in the
Arab world as the country virtually shut
down for Yom Kuppur, the Day of
Atonement, the most important day of
the Jewish religious year.
Conflicting accounts from witnesses
with excellent vantage points left uncer
tain the actual number of assassins in the
attack that killed at least six people and
wounded at least 28.
Abu Ghazala, who was wounded in the
attack, did not specify how many of the
assassins had been killed and how many
were arrested, but an Egyptian military
source said one of the four was killed.
Another source said there were six at
tackers, one of whom was killed.
But Western military attaches with an
excellent view above the line of fire, said
seven or eight people were involved in the
attack all armed -with Soviet-made
Kalashnikov submachine guns and riding
in a Soviet-made truck towing an artillery
Despite Sadat's expulsion of thousands
of Soviet advisers in 1972, his army has
-retained Soviet arms and equipment.
Britain's defense attache, Col, Peter
Rosser , said he saw the truck stop directly
in front of Sadat, indicating that the
driver was part of the plot.
The six on the truck bed, the driver and
possibly someone else in the cab jumped
to the ground and rushed toward Sadat, -Rosser
said. They threw at least one
grenade, which exploded just short of the
reviewing stand, sending up a cloud of
Rosser said the men then started firing
at point-blank range with Kalashnikov
submachine guns into the front row,
where Sadat, Abu Ghazala and Mubarak
, were sitting with prominent guests,
Rosser said the attackers included two
officers, a major and a lieutenant, and
that he believed both were killed.
See SADAT on page 3,
Boulton and Bianchi say
Greater residence . area im
By LYNN EARLEY
DTH Surf Writer
A move toward more unity is apparent on the UNC
campus, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Donald
Boulton and Residence Hall Association President Rob
ert Bianchi said recently.
Students are regaining a feeling of unity that was lost
during the turbulent 1960s and 1970s, Boulton said at a
Granville Towers meeting.
"I think we have lost a sense of identity as a campus,"
Boulton said. "The campus spirit is just slowly coming
back now." . "
The move for unity must come from individuals first
and then move into organizational structures, he said.
The goal of more integration among areas has reached
the point where each area or organization will have to
Bianchi said: "Our prime concern is area unity.
You're not going to have a strong campus unity unless
each area has unity first."
Hinton James Residence Hall Governor Greg Willis
agreed that there was now a greater desire for interaction
between the areas, adding that there had already been ef
forts this year to foster more integration.
One of the most effective programs was the Mor-gran-jam,
a dance held with Morrison, Granville Towers and
Hinton-James. "It gave the people from each area a
chance to come together and meet ; to get out and in
teract," he said..
Willis said the residents of James wanted to have more
more activities with other areas. "I've seen the problem
with James, and I'm sure that other areas feel the same
that it needs to be corrected," he said.
Hope Reese, Granville governor, said she saw a cer
tain desire for more activities with other parts of cam
pus. Her area will sponsor an officers' exchange with
some of the other areas to gain more insight into the
other areas problems.
Bud Hiller, Olde Campus governor, said, "I know in
Olde Campus we've started moving out a little more."
Integration is sometimes necessary, he added, citing his
area's Halloween activity with the Spencer, Triad and
Old Well area as an example! Olde .Campus has more
men than women, and STOW has more women than
men, so the areas schedule joint social activities.
Other activities to be sponsored by the various area
governments include a dance marathon with Olde Cam
pus and cither James or Craige in the spring semester
and a United Way campaign sponsored concurrently by
all areas. ''
Each residence college has its own image, Bianchi
said. He mentioned Granville's on-campus reputation of
being "preppy" as an example. "There is a stereotype. ;
(But) it doesn't keep people from having social functions
with Granville." ;
Reese said Granville was, viewed differently at times
because the other residence halls are University-owned,
while Granville is only University-approved. "They all
have, their own image, but there's still that something
about Granville that we're privately owned that I
can't seem to break down."
" Olde Campus experiences a similar sense of isolation
from the rest of campus because of its prior residents
reputation for being more destructive with their facili
ties, Hiller said. Olde Campus also feels a fraternal bond
because residents feel that their concerns are viewed as
less important that others.
Bianchi said a long-range plan for housing improve
ments was followed and that Olde Campus concerns
were weighted equally with those of other areas. The
dorms' small sizes hold additional responsibility for the
fraternal spirit. "It's a lot easier to get to know 100 peo
ple than it is 1,000,' he said.
See INTEGRATION on page 3
f ee referendum
By JONATHAN SMYLIE
DTH Starf Writer
The Finance Committee of the Campus
Governing Council approved Wednesday
that a bill, which would present a referen
dum to increase Student Activities Fees to
the student body, be considered by the
The Finance Committee vote was three
The bill was introduced by The Daily
Tar Heel Editor Jim Hummel in an effort
to find a way to fight rising inflation rates;
that have hurt the DTH and other campus
"We are looking not just to offset in
flation but to plan ahead," Hummel said.
"It translates into avoiding four-page
The Media Board, Yackety Yack, The
Phoenix and WXYC all presented letters
to the committee supporting the bill. All
these organizations have fixed costs that
increase with inflation, according to the
' The committee agreed that the student
body should decide whether the fee in
crease should be adopted but had mixed
feelings about whether other ways of find
ing money should be explored.
"We owe it to them (the student body)
to work out other alternatives, to give
them more than just a yes, no decision,"
council member Cheryl Bell said. She cast
the only dissenting vote on the commit
tee. "I think students should have a chance
to vote on it," Bell said. "I just think we
should also come up with an alternative.
In sending the bill to the full council,
Finance Committee members stressed the
need to allow the student body to make
"It would be reasonable to ask the
students if they appreciate The Daily Tar
Heel, a subsidized, low-priced Yack and
free legal services," said committee
member Jonathan Reckford.
Other, members stressed the import
tpfaving the money needed iosup--port
the highly recognized organizations
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"If we don't get an increase, the quali
ty and diversity of life on campus is going
to be gone," said committee member
CGC Speaker ElChino Martin express
ed support for sending the bill to the stu
"There are two questions you need to
ask," Martin said. "Will the student
body understand the complexities of the
issue and the alternatives? And can we
meet the inflation increases organizations
face without a fee increase?"
See SAF on page 2
by student fees
Before each semester, students receive
an envelope containing a bill for tuition
and fees, but few students understand
how the fees are used.
This fall, undergraduates paid $128.75
in student fees and graduate students paid
The following is a breakdown of how
student fees are spent:
Out of each student's fee, $67 goes to
Student Health Services, and $6 is put in
to the Health Services Retirement Debt.
The Athletic Association receives $25
from each student each semester, and
$15.50 is allotted for upkeep of the
Carolina Union building.
The remaining $15.25 is used as the
Student Activities Fee, which is divided
into four categories.
Of the activities fee, $3 .75 goes into an
intermural recreation fee, $3.80 to the
Carolina Union for programming and
$1.84 to The Daily Tar Heel. Graduate
students pay $1.72 to the Graduate and
Professional Student Federation.
The rest of the money, $4.14, is given
to the Campus Governing Council to be
allocated between the more than 35 cam
pus organizations that request funding
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T In years past more than 25 percent of
the CGC allocations have gone to Stu
dent Legal Services.
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Derby Week visit
Sigma Chi fraternity senior Chris Scheppegrell, dressed as Peter Pan,
visits patient Will is Williams as his mother looks on Wednesday after
noon at the pediatrics unit of North Carolina Memorial Hospital.
Ce ns us count to prov ids
added funds, mayor says
By RICHARD FLYNN
DTH Staff Writer
New census figures for Carrboro may
result in an additional $30,000 per year in
state revenue for the town, Mayor Robert
Drakeford said at a press conference
Drakeford said that the September
1981 census figure of 8,264 residents ex
ceeded the federal Census . Bureau's
figures by 747 people, enough to increase
the town's allocation of funds consider
ably, especially in the areas of beer and
wine monies and sales tax revenue.
The second census was commissioned
by the town for use in a lawsuit to over
turn the federal census figures.
The new census figures showed a
vacancy rate (percent of dwellings not oc
cupied) of 5.4 percent, an increase over
the Census Bureau's figure of 1.8 per
cent. That, Drakeford said, would mean
that an accurate count by the Census
Bureau in 1980 might have resulted in a
larger population figure than even the
one the special census found.
The greater number of people would
also mean a larger figure on which to base
updated allocations in coming years.
The town's planning department will
also benefit from the new census, with
more accurate and up-to-date informa
tion about the number of occupied dwell
ing and the availability of building space
for the town.
The special census, the largest of its
kind in North Carolina history, cost
$8,500, but Drakeford said . the town
would reclaim that amount in less than a
The increased revenue will amount to
more than $300,000 over the next decade,
making the $8,500 investment well worth
the cost, he said.
Drakeford praised the efforts of census
takers, some of whom returned to various
dwellings as many as 17 times to get an
Since he is presently seeking re-election
as mayor, Drakeford said he wanted to
announce the new figures in as low-key a
manner as possible. But he said he was
the proper person to make the announce
ment. "My opponents may ask, 'Why didn't
you let the city manager do this? Well, I
was the one who called for it (a recount)
The new figures must be certified by
the state and may be subject to ad
justments to reflect the population of the
town at the time of the federal census in