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Vsrmln up Mostly sunny today with highs in the lower 80s and lows in the mid 50s. We'll start the weekend right with highs Friday in the mid 80s. m.mM,,, d. Writs now! The famous DTH writing test will be given tonight at 8 p.m. in 16 Howell Hall. Work opportunities on the DTH will be discussed. Required mate rials: notebook and typing skills. Copyright 1 984 77 Daily Tar Hof Serving the students and the University community since 1893 Volume 92, Issue 47 Thursday, September 20, 1984 Chapel Hill, North Carolina NewsSports Art3 962-0245 Business Advertising 962-1163 ffltaf But ackson students to vote Jesse backs Mondale-Ferraro By FRANK PROCTOR Staff Writer The Rev. Jesse Jackson, former Democratic presidential candidate,, preached his campaign-tested gospel of economic and political justice for all here yesterday, urging students to work through the political process for peace, justice and freedom in what he called a critical time for the American elec torate. "We must give peace a chance and give Reagan a rest," Jackson told 800 in Memorial Hall as part of a voter registration drive at UNC. "I'm for Mondale-Ferraro because it represents a way out. 44 We need a new direction. We must build an aggressive political movement in this nation for peace, justice and freedom," he said, urging students to get involved in the Nov. 6 elections, which he called "a critical period in the history of this state and this nation. Jackson said President Reagan had cut public housing by 75 percent, cut federal funding for education by 25 percent, and allowed eight million more Americans to drop below the poverty For the record Because of an editing error, The Daily Tar Heel incorrectly reported in yester day's story "Jackson to speak tomor row" that former Democratic presiden tial candidate Rev. Jesse Jackson would speak in Memorial Auditorium today. The speech was yesterday. The DTH regrets the error. SRC finds revised By DAVID SCHMIDT Staff Writer Scott Residence College students are protesting the revised University shuttle route because students there feel inconvenienced and endangered with out a nearby bus stop. Rerouted to serve commuters park ing at the F-Lot and Student Activities Center, the U-bus now bypasses the dormitories around Stadium Drive: Avery, Parker and Teague. Avery president Robin Kaminsky said SRC residents were signing a petition in protest, and district Campus Governing Council representative Wyatt Closs discussed the problem with a University official Tuesday. "It is a very strong inconvenience," Kaminsky said. "Just about everyone UNC sports clubs suffer lack of money, facilities By TAMERA MAJORS SUff Writer North Carolina's sports clubs are in something of a bind. The clubs, which are already subject to limited funding, are also suffering from a lack of playing fields and no storage space, club officers said. The problem of finances stems back to a 1980 decision that kept the Sports Club Council separate of the Intramural Department. That year, the SCC accepted a flat rate of $25,000 from student fees a rate that does not increase or decrease. In doing so, the 'SCC remained a separate University organization. However, there is a disagreement over how those decisions were made and who wanted to do what. "Sports clubs opted to remain separ ate from the Physical Education Depart ment," said Steve Hutson, assistant dean of student affairs. "Because of this there are a lot of tie-ins that cannot occur." But Lynn Featherstone, SCC advi sor, said that the P.E. department and Intramurals did not want anything to do with club sports. Moreover, Hutson said the SCC was offered a percentage of student fees rather than a fixed rate, but chose the fixed sum. "The students were very adamant for alloting a $25,000 flat rate," Hutson said. "(The SCC) was offered a percentage, but preferred a flat rate." "We didn't refuse a percentage; my God, we were trying to get one," Featherstone said. "We were not offered a percentage, the final document did not include a percentage. We initially asked for a percentage of the student fee. Everybody, administrators, said that's not possible. We said, 'Okay, what can we have' and they said a flat rate." College ur ges line. "Mr. Reagan had been unkind to poor people, insensitive to women and uncaring to children, he said. "The poor are not poor because they don't work hard or because they dont love their country they work very hard and their sons were the first to die in Lebanon and Grenada." Jackson discounted predictions that Reagan will win easily. "That's not true and that's not logical anybody can , lose if they don't get enough votes.," he said. "The polls are not open yet and nobody is winning. The score is zero to zero." Reagan offers young people numer ous reasons to work and vote against him, Jackson said. Pointing out one, he said, "Either you or your loved ones are on schedule to kill or be killed in Central America." He also cited the budget deficit as a problem for America's youth. "He (Reagan) will not pay for the $200 billion deficit you're the generation that will have to pay off that debt," he said. Reagan's 1984 deficit is three times as great as the deficit left by former president Jimmy Carter, he said. Only 35 percent of eligible young people are registered to vote despite the Reagan record, Jackson said, as he urged students to help create a new future for America. "Your generation must move from racial battleground to economic common ground. "I challenge you this day to stand together on the agenda of your day, economic justice. Your generation must have the courage to turn to each other, not on each other," Jackson said. "We can't compete with the Japanese in all tmcc dorms has used the bus at one time or another. Even Whitehead has offered to help, because they understand the situation." Closs and Biruta Nielsen, an assistant to the vice chancellor for business and finance who deals with changes in campus routes, agreed to see if demand warranted Stadium Drive service during the afternoon or night. They plan to meet again tomorrow after Closs confers with the SRC government. The new route that began in August lets the U-bus shuttle people from the hospital to the parking lots more quickly via Manning Drive. "Whether we change it or not will depend very much on the boarding counts at health affairs," Nielsen said. "U" also means it's unified. The new SCC President Crista Herbert said the 1980 funding decision was made at the end of the school year and was done in haste. "It was a big thing ... that we were getting anything, so the SCC was happy to get the $25,000," Herbert said. Herbert said the main problem with the fixed rate is that . expenses were increasing, as were the number of clubs. "The clubs ask for two or three times more money than what we have," said Herbert, adding that clubs charge dues to members and are expected to have fund raisers. But some clubs, such as ice hockey, have extra expenses such as the cost of ice time, which overextend what money they raise, Herbert said. There are 25 clubs in the SCC, accord ing to Herbert. The Intramural Department will receive $150,000 during the 1984-85 academic year. That sum covers the salaries of two full-time directors and officials, and the cost of equipment and office supplies. Herbert said the SCC,, the governing branch of the clubs, is expected to pay for officials, travel, lodging, equipment and office supplies. Compounding that problem is a lack of field space. If a club sport has reserved a field for practice or a game, and intramurals needs the field during that time, the club must reschedule its activity, said Rob Frye, assistant director of intramurals. "We do have the authority to bump sports clubs off the fields," Frye said. "It happens, not a lot, but it happens." Frye said that rain delays were a major cause of this. He said IMs had the authority to close down a field when it deems playing conditions to be poor. Herbert said the fields were often in poor condition because of the extensive See CLUBS on page 7 professor someone who talks Jesse Jackson speaks to crowd in with our workforce divided along racial lines and along sex lines. Discrimination in the workforce is immoral, econom ically unfeasible, and it is nonsense," he said. . At one point, Jackson said, "Right on for Jesse Jackson. Make sure you get that last part right." He was alluding to Sen. Jesse Helms, R-N.C, who is battling Democratic Gov. Jim Hunt to remain in the Senate for a third term. Jackson ended his speech with an appeal for all of his listeners to register to vote in Orange County. Asking those who had not registered to stand, Jackson urged those on their feet to leave the auditorium first-and register at tables outside. "You will not go home and vote, but you can go down the street and vote and you should," he said. "You've U-bus route inconvenient course incorporates the old S route, a counter-clockwise circuit, because construction is limiting Stadium Drive 'T6TsoTffbound traffic. - . - To SRC residents, it's unfair. The issue comes up repeatedly at area meetings. "The girls at Parker, espe cially, talked to me about it," Kaminsky said. Many no longer feel safe when forced to walk at night from the Chase Cafeteria or Undergraduate Library stops, each about 500 yards away, she said. Nielsen said she wanted to determine the minimum amount of satisfactory service Stadium Drive needs before authorizing Chapel Hill Transit to make a change. Campus routes are deter mined by University administrative r i f . f sy- v, yj' x,. '.-X- The UNC Rugby Club, like other Jordan 's Le By LISA BRANTLEY Staff Writer Jordan's Le Charolais was robbed of an estimated $1,000 in receipts from Tuesday lunch and supper by a thief who walked out an unlocked door with the padlocked cashbox early Wednes day morning. Jordan's manager, Jack Edz, esti mated the loss at $500 in cash and an additional $500 . in currency such as Mastercard, Visa and checks, which was taken from the restaurant office at 12:25 a.m. Wednesday when he and other liTWIwillj WW '..MliMUijugiwiimiiiiinnHiBjii wmi upwujujinMnuiiiigiMftilwvi:-:-:-:- WWMffKWiWWHIWO ..pin .iiiw . mm 11 tmmtmmewmmmmmmmmmmamimmmmmimmmmmmmmMmmmmm - ; N It lt4 1 - ir 4 t:i- s ' y . y . j i " y '''' I i :: T ' J y----,;vv i ' Memorial Hall yesterday morning as got to break a record and vote with a fervor, because your future is at stake." Many students took advantage of the chance to register. Among them was Dawn Patterson, a sophomore from Lenoir. "I was planning to do it anyway, but this is a great opportunity," she said. Junior Susan Giles from Alexandria, Va., agreed. She said she had made plans to come to the speech and added, "It's a lot easier to register this way." Preceding Jackson at the podium were representatives of a number of campus organizations. "Jim Martin is a Republican running for Governor, but he's a moderate that the black people of North Carolina should vote for," said David Balmer, chairmanof College Students for Jim Martin. Ted Johnson, vice chairman of the decisions, not the CHT. "I got one call (complaint)," said Alan Tobias, a CHT administrative assistant, "but the person who talked to me said she knew a lot of others who felt the same way." Kaminsky said it wasnt her. Tobias said he had heard of other complaints from people boarding at the Student Union who wanted to go to Franklin Street and had to sit through almost an entire circuit. The A-bus route is much shorter, but rides cost 50 cents twice as much as the U-bus. Still, Tobias said, "it has been pretty popular, and we've had some crowded buses." He said ridership on the U-bus has been down 15 to 20 percent during the past three weeks but added that confusion over parking at the SAC might have been a reason. University sports clubs, is suffering from Charolais robbed of $1,000 workers were busy serving late night food and drink. "It got busy at one point and we have only one bartender; so, I had to work behind the. bar," Edz said. "Our other worker at the time was in the kitchen preparing some food. Someone evi dently went from the area of the bathrooms to our restaurant office which countains the safe." According to Edz, who said he worked behind the bar for approxi mately 10 minutes, there was evidence of forced entry to the office. The thief in other people's DTHLarry Childress . part of a voter registration drive. Rainbbw Coalition in North Carolina's 4th Congressional District, also spoke, making an appeal for membership. The Rainbow Coalition was formed by Jackson during his bid for the Demo cratic presidential nomination to express the concerns of minority voters nationwide. After his speech Jackson accepted an honorary , membership in the local branch of the Coalition. The speech was sponsored by the Black Student Movement, the Black Greek Council, the Black Law Students of America, the United Christian Fellowhship, the Association for Women Students, Students Effectively Establishing A Democratic System, the Rainbow Coalition of Orange County, the Democratic Socialists of America and People Against Racism. "The trade-off is that when you give service to one group, you take away from another." Nielsen said. "It (the decision whether or not to change) is going to depend on which group is larger." "But they're missing so many resi dents," Kaminsky said. Avery houses about 250 students, so she estimated 750 were left without service. She also pointed out the potential for many more when the dorm under construction there opens. Closs said he was optimistic that some sort of evening schedule for the area could be worked out. If a decision to amend the route is eventually made, Nielsen said the changes would take effect a week to 10 days later. DTHFile photo lack of funds and fields. did not pick the lock, but probably used a blade against its interfacing, he said. The safe was approximately 14" x 8 x 4", was not bolted down and was relatively lightweight, Edz said. He estimated its weight when full at 30 pounds. Police, who have detectives working on the case, are following a lead from the bartender, Steve Frazelle, who said he saw a black male who came in the bar and went to talk to an employe in the kitchen, but never came back out in the direction of the bar. sleep. Bergen Results of polls vary in Edmisten, Martin race By AMY STYERS Staff Writer A poll conducted by Focus Group Inc. of Chapel Hill finds Republican Rep. Jim Martin leading Democratic Attorney General Rufus Edmisten in the race for governor, while two other recent polls show Edmisten with more than a ten-point cushion. According to Focus Group's poll, Martin draws support from 36.4 percent of the registered voters, leading Edmisten, who receives 34.1 percent. The poll, conducted for WBTV in Charlotte and WTVD in Durham, shows an unusually large 29.5 percent undecided. A Charlotte Observer poll shows Edmisten with 51 percent over Martin's 39 percent. A Gallup Poll also puts Edmisten ahead, holding 50.5 percent over Martin's 39.2 percent. Unlike the other polls, Focus Group allowed for a larger percentage of undecided voters because persons unsure of which candidate they would support were not asked follow-up questions, Focus Group President Steven Lerner said. "There are a lot of things that could push them one way or another," Lerner said of the 29.5 percent the poll found undecided. Asking them further ques tions may bring less accurate results, he said. The Charlotte Observer asked unde cided voters who they were leaning toward, said Rob Daves, project direc tor for the Observer poll. "We're in the business of giving our readers the best indication of what's going on in people's heads." The Focus Group poll also differed from the Observer survey in that those polled were asked consecutive questions about their preferences for the upcom ing presidential and senatorial races before they were asked about Edmisten and Martin. "This provides for coat tailing," Lerner said. "Our polls display a voting booth kind of mentality," said Jim Protzman, vice president of marketing at Focus Group, who added that voters are accustomed to seeing the names of candidates appear consecutively on ballots. "It's obvious where the discrepancies are in these polls," said Jane Brown, director of the Center for Research in Journalism and Mass Communication at UNC. The undecideds will determine this election, she said. The Carolina Poll will be survey voters the end of October concerning the presidential, senatorial and guber natorial races. Ram surplus: no decision yet By JIM ZOOK Staff Writer Despite the rumors and suggestions of where an expected $5 million surplus from the Student Activities Center fundraising drive will be spent, there have been no firm decisions made by the Educational Foundation's Execu tive Committee, according to founda tion Executive Vice President Ernest Williamson. The foundation, commonly known as the Rams Club, has received $38.57 million in pledges for the new arena, which is expected to cost $33.8 million, leaving a surplus of nearly $5 million if all pledges are collected. Of those pledges, Williamson said $23 million had actually been received, leaving a balance of more than $15 million to be collected. "I don't see how we can even make a decision until January 1989, when everybody has to complete their pledge, he said." Williamson said none of the execu tives for the foundation had formally met since last month's announcement of the total amount pledged in the drive. Suggestions for the use of the money have included building a parking deck on the Bell Tower parking lot and donating the money to the College of Arts and Sciences fundraising drive. Student Body President Paul Parker suggested investing the money and using the interest to cover at least part of the annual maintenance costs for the SAC. According to Williamson and SAC director Steve Camp, the state will pay for half of the maintenance expenses and Athletic Department will cover the other half. Camp said although he didn't have an idea specifically on what the main See RAMS on page 5 Evans

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