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r Weather Mostly sunny, windy and cold today with highs in the lower 40s. Fair but cold tonight and Wednesday with lows in the lower 20s and highs Wednesday in the mid 40s. Copyright 1984 The Daily Tar Heel. All rights reserved. Forums Candidates for student of fices will hold forums to discuss campus issues. Dates, times, and places of the forums are listed on page 3. o Serving the students and the University community since 1893 Volume 91. Issue 122 Tuesday, January 31, 1984 Chapel Hill, North Carolina NewsSportsArts 962-0245 BusinessAdvertising 962-1163 Iter il If CGC votes against reprimand By MARK STINNEFORD Staff Writer The campus Governing Council Ethics Committee recommended Monday that Speaker James Exum not be punished for reserving rooms in the Carolina Union for campaign meetings. Exum, a candidate for student body president, has acknowledged holding "three or four" campaign meetings in the Union, reserving rooms in the name of the CGC or the Black Interdenomina tional Student Association. Exum said he used the groups' named with the knowledge and approval of their members. The Ethics Committee found that Ex um was unaware he was violating Union policy in reserving the rooms for cam paign meetings, said Ethics Committee member William "Doc" Droze. Once Exum found out about the policy, he voluntarily stopped reserving rooms, cancelling a campaign meeting he had scheduled for today in the Union, Droze said. Exum did not attempt to hide the fact he was using the rooms for campaign meetings, said committee member Ron Everett. "I didn't see any malicious attempt by him to cover it up at all," Everett said. Officially recognized student organiza tions are given priority in the use of Union rooms. Students may use the rooms for other purposes, including cam paign meetings, if space is available but cannot reserve a room more than a day in advance according to Pam Kyff, chief reservationist for Union rooms. Exum, who jokingly named the inci- dent "Uniongate," said he was pleased with the committee's decision. "Now we can get back to a state of normalcy in the CGC office," Exum said. "As far as the campaign is concern ed, we can get back to some of the (other) issues that have been raised." The Ethics Committee consists of Ex um, Droze and Everett. Exum relinquish ed his seat on the committee during the investigation into the room reservations. Droze predicted the full CGC would accept the committee's recommendations when it meets Wednesday. The committee could have recom mended that Exum be censured by the See EXUM on page 3 cssssr Y f v t $ ; i &&r$ If 'ssy fA t ' - i j -J-'V r'T ' I t A : - fp. & ? . i fr V'V' Si ' 4 Vr-H I - f '"- ." J . , a t I - 'f', A si w . - J i - j DTHLon L I nomas u.s . marine dies in Beirut f i ghting Candid Camera John Wilson holds the camera during STV shooting in the Pit Monday. Proponents of STV, the pro posed student TV station, are currently filming around campus for broadcast on Village Cable Channel 11, beginning Feb. 8. Those who do not have Village Cable can still catch STV, as several Chapel Hill restaurants and bars have agreed to broadcast the student-produced programs. The Associated Press BEIRUT, Lebanon U.S. Marines battled Shiite Moslem militiamen Mon day with tank cannon, mortar and machine-gun fire in a daylong series of clashes that killed one Marine. U.S. fire reportedly killed a 9-year-old girl and two other civilians. Three Marines and two school children were among 29 reported wounded during the three battles that broke out at 9:10 a.m. and lasted past nightfall. Marine spokesman Maj. Dennis Brooks said one of two Marines wounded in an afternoon clash died while waiting to be evacuated. The other was flown by helicopter to the amphibious assault ship Guam off the Beirut coast. Two Marines suffered slight injuries in midmorning clashes with the militia. They were treated on the scene and returned to duty, Brooks said. The Marine who died was the 259th U.S. serviceman to die in combat in Lebanon since the Marines were deployed in Beirut in September 1982. Brooks withheld the marine's name until his family is notified. Brooks said that in each clash, the Marines fired only after being attacked. "We have no way of knowing what we hit, and what casualties there were," Brooks said. "We are sorry about any civilian casualties, but the bottom line is that we are taking fire from the area and we have to defend ourselves." Spokesmen for Amal, the main Shiite militia group, and hospitals in southern Beirut said Marine fire killed three civilians, including the girl, and wounded 22, including two schoolchildren and one militiaman. In the Shiite neighborhood of Hay el Sellum, Amal fighters showed AP reporters a blue-green school bus with four large-caliber bullet holes in one side and fresh blood on two of the 12 seats. The bus was carrying children from the Shiite Ahlieh School in nearby Bourj el .Barajneh when it was hit, the Amal militia said. Lebanon state radio said one of the two Marines injured in the afternoon clash had been shot in the chest. Brooks refused to provide details or name any of the injured Marines. Brooks said that in an unrelated inci dent, a Marine guarding the U.S. Em bassy in Beirut shot himself in the foot. He was treated at the American Universi ty Hospital. Airport officials said four other Lebanese civilians suffered shrapnel wounds in shelling that forced suspension of air traffic for two hours in the morning and one hour in the afternoon. Passengers and airport workers scur ried to basements and bomb shelters as shells slammed into the airport's parking lot near the gate to the Marine base, state radio said. Meanwhile, in Damascus, President Reagan's special envoy, Donald Rumsfeld, and Assistant Secretary of State Richard Murphy met twice with Syrian Foreign Minister Abdul-Halim Khaddam, whose nation backs anti government militia forces in Lebanon and an estimated 30,000 troops there. Rumsfeld said after the first, 314-hour meeting that Khaddam suggested, "I have been wrongly briefed in Washington and that I should stay here a couple of days in order to allow him to brief me on the situation." Spokesmen for Amal, who spoke on condition they not be identified, said the Marines' first shot was at a group of militiamen reinforcing a sandbagged position about 20 to 30 yards from the Marine lines at 8:50 a.m., and wounded one Amal fighter. Shortly before the fighting tapered off at nightfall, the Marines and Amal fighters traded small arms, machine-gun and automatic rifle fire from lines about 300 to 500 yards at the airport and Hay el-Sellum, a shantytown ravaged in previous rounds of the nine year civil war. Brooks said shooting was going on around the Marine base 90 minutes after a 6 p.m. truce was reported by police. He said he believed the Lebanese army was fighting with militiamen near the airport and could not tell if Marines were involv ed. Brooks said the 9:10 a.m. battle involv ed small arms fire. A second, half-hour-long attack started at 10 a.m. and involv ed small arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades from the militiamen and a retaliatory barrage by Marine tanks, 60mm mortars, machine guns and small arms, Brooks said. A third battle started at 2:30 p.m., Brooks said, starting with small arms fire and escalating to rocket-propelled grenade and mortar fire. He said the Marines fired back with tanks and, even tually, 81mm mortars. Wrist injury sidelines Smith for one month By MICHAEL PERSINGER Assistant Sports Editor North Carolina point guard Kenny Smith will be sidelined for at least four weeks with a wrist injury he suffered in Sunday's win over Louisiana State in Carmichael Auditorium. Team physician Joseph DeWalt diagnosed the injury as a scaphoid bone fracture in Smith's left wrist. Treatment will involve immobilization, DeWalt said, and a cast has been placed on the wrist. "We plan to follow Kenny's progress daily," DeWalt said. "We will re evaluate his condition in one month." The re-evaluation date is prior to the final week of regular-season play in the ACC, but DeWalt said it was too early to say if Smith will be able to play at that time. Smith is averaging 10.1 points and 5.2 assists a game this season. He is only the fifth freshman to start in his first varsity game for North Carolina under coach Dean Smith. The others were Phil Ford, Mike O'Koren, James Worthy and Michael Jordan. "We're disappointed for Kenny because he has been playing so well and was making good improvement defen sively," Dean Smith said. "I just hope this won't be too big of a setback for him. "I'm disappointed for our team because Kenny has played such a major role in our success. He will certainly be missed." Smith will replaced in the UNC lineup by 6-3 sophomore Steve Hale and 6-4 junior Buzz Peterson. Both players will share time at point guard. "I have confidence in Steve and Buzz," Dean Smith said. "I hope we will continue to improve as a team and get Kenny back before the end of the year. Of course, if he does play again this year, he would have to wear a protective device on that wrist." Smith is not the first Tar Heel to be in jured late in the season. A knee injury to Ford hurt North Carolina in the NCAA tournament in 1976, and when the Tar Heels reached the final four in 1977, they had to play without center Tommy LaGarde, who was out with a knee in jury. Also in 1977, Ford played with a hyperextended elbow and Walter Davis had a broken finger. I - ' : kM A 1 i ' - 1 RHA hears proposed housing increase; agrees to give $500 to Springfest '84 r Kenny Smith When North Carolina was eliminated in the first round of the NCAA tourna ment in 1978, O'Koren, Rich Yonakor and Jeff Wolf were suffering from in juries that affected their play. Worthy was sidelined with a sprained ankle in 1980 and an ankle injury to Pete Budko proved costly in 1981. The Tar Heels' first test without Smith will come Wednesday when they face Clemson in Greensboro. "It will be a little bit of an adjustment for us to play without Kenny," Dean Smith said. By STEVE FERGUSON Staff Writer The Residence Hall Association heard a proposal Monday night to increase residence hall housing rates by 18 percent and married student housing by 24 percent. RHA also agreed to give $500 to Springfest '84 to help fund the concert, which is sponsored by Henderson Residence Col lege. Wayne T. Kuncl, director of housing, explained to the RHA the plan to raise on campus housing, that will be reviewed by Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Donald Boulton Wednes day. The money is needed to keep up with maintenance on ex isting dormitories and debt service (similar to a mortgage pay ment) for the new residence hall. Other reasons for the increase are an 8.4 percent salary increase for employees and increased fees for utilities. The increase is comparable to other universities in the South, Kuncl said. If occupancy and attendance continue their upward trend, "we can return to a nominal increase in future years," he said. The housing office is not trying to make a profit, Kuncl said. The increase will allow them to maintain the status quo, he said. "We will only maintain the level at a rate which we require to meet operating expenses," he said. Even though RAs and ADs are not state employees and not subject to the state wage increase, the proposed budget includes a raise for them to offset the cost of the housing increase, Kuncl said. Instead of the proposed 18 to 24 percent increase, the RHA requested that the housing office increase dorm costs by only $1 per semester in order to provide better maintenance for residence halls. RHA members complained of poor dormitory conditions including green mold in Mangum dormitory. The RHA also agreed to co-sponsor Springfest '84, a concert sponsored by HRC and planned for April 14. "I just want a major concert here on campus," said Michael Beverly, program director for Springfest '84. The proposed site is Connor beach and would be free admission, as it has been in the past, beverly said. Alcohol will not be provided at the con cert, he said. HRC will request $5,000 from Student Government, and the amount the Student Government can give will have an effect on the types of groups that can be invited, Beverly said. Bands available for the concert include big name bands such as Climax Blues Band, Huey Lewis and the News, REM and , Squeeze. If not enough money is raised, lesser-known bands will play for Springfest 84, Beverly said. "Springfest has always been financially responsible, and HRC is willing to do the dirty work," Beverly said, in his appeal to the RHA for funding support. RHA President Mark Dalton suggested that the RHA drop plans for sponsoring their own concert and lend their support to Springfest. There isn't sufficient money or time, Dalton said, and traffic control would be a problem on Ehringhaus Field. The RHA voted to discard their plans for sole sponsorship of a spring concert. Faircloth stresses economic development, government efficiency By TOM CONLON Staff Writer Editor's note: This is the first in a weekly sen profiles on major candidates for governor. of RALEIGH D.M. "Lauch" Faircloth, the first Democratic gubernatorial candidate to file for the 1984 election, said economic development, education and efficiency in government would be his primary goals if elected governor. In a recent interview at his state campaign head quarters, Faircloth said he was the most qualified candidate because of his experience as N.C. secretary of commerce. "The other candidates talk about bringing jobs to the state," he said. "I've been responsible for bring ing approximately 180,000 jobs to the state, $11. 5 bil lion in new industry and expansion, and increasing tourism, our third-largest source of revenue in this state, from a $1 billion to a $3 billion annual business." Faircloth served as commerce secretary in Gov. Jim Hunt's administration from 1976 to July 1983 before resigning to run for governor. He announced his candidacy Jan. 3. Orange county residents benefitted from economic development during his tenure as commerce secre tary, he said. "Companies like Data General, Nor thern Telecom, W.H. Brady Co., Bristol Myers, Union Carbide, General Electric and GTE have pro vided jobs for the people of Orange county," Fair cloth said. "As chairman of the state highway commission from 1969 to 1972, 1 approved the project to improve Highway 54 from Chapel Hill to Alamance county and the 1-40 connection to 1-85 through Orange County," he said. The 1-40 link is expected to be completed about 1990. Faircloth, who is seeking an elected office for the first time, said a pay increase for primary and secon dary school teachers was necessary to provide quality education and educators. "We've a decline of people entering the teaching field," he said. "Higher salaries would make teaching a more attractice profession." Faircloth stopped short of endorsing merit pay, al though he said there should be supplemental pay for teachers who perform additional duties. "Merit pay is a good idea, but it's not enforceable," he said. "I don't see how it could be equitably administered." No pay scale or figures would be set until he was able to examine the complete budget, Faircloth said. "A tax increase will not be necessary," he said. "It's just that education will be a greater priority, and I will reapportion more money to that area than I will to other areas." The UNC system and the state's 58 community colleges would ' not be affected by educational changes. "We have one of the finest university systems in the country, and I intend to see that con tinue," he said. "I think we're doing well in that area of education." Efficiency in government can be obtained by eliminating bureaucracy, Faircloth said. "There's been a tendency in the past 20 to 25 years to increase programs," he said. "It has an effect of sweeping up tax money, and that is not an infinite revenue source. The state employees have been the real victims be cause we've spread ourselves so thin and have been unable to meet our job commitments, salary and merit increases." On social issues, Faircloth said he supported the ERA in 1982 and would do so again. Brad Crone, deputy press secretary for Faircloth, said Faircloth was "a fiscal conservative, but a moderate on social and other issues." Faircloth has extensive political experience, despite having never held elected office, Crone said. "He's worked on gubernatorial campaigns for Kerr Scott, Terry Sanford, Bob Scott, Jim Hunt, and on a U.S. Senate campaign for Frank Porter Graham in 1950," he said. A native of Clinton, Faircloth owns and operates several farms, agricultural-related companies and small businesses throughout eastern North Carolina. He was a member of the N.C. Highway Commission from 1961 to 1964 and chaired the commission from 1969 to 1973. He has been endorsed by former Gov. Terry Sanford and former Charlotte mayor John Belk. Lauch Faircloth

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