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m1?) f V Ml? 11" T.G.I.Fairday Becoming fair today with highs near 75. Lows tonight around 52. Copyright 1 985 The Daily Tar Heel Blue-white game A few tickets are still available for the basketball scrimmage Saturday. Serving the students and the University community since 1893 Volume 93, Issue 87 Friday, October 25, 1985 Chapel Hill, North Carolina NewsSportsArts 962-0245 Business Advertising 962-1163 no ' j" S1D1JD. r :::!::;::::::v'::: ..or.-. 5 ill '::fIl' (QioMire If 15 f (DVf( By MIKE GUNZENHAUSER Staff Writer Rosemary Square was the main topic of disagreement among candidates for mayor and town council at a candidates' forum Wednesday night at Phillips Junior High School. Mayoral candidates Beverly Kawalec and David Nash supported the project, a $20 million restaurant, retail and parking development for East Rosem ary Street recently given final approval by the town council. Kawalec, a council member and mayor pro-tem, said Rosemary Square would act as a catalyst for downtown revitalization. Nash, a local business man, said the benefits of the project outweighed its liabilities. Opposing Rosemary Square were mayoral candidates Jim Wallace, a former mayor and councilman, and Wes Hare, an activist and president of Twin Streams Educational Center. Wallace said Rosemary Square was a project that got out of hand. The city started out building a horse, he said, and "ended up with a camel, or worse, a woolly mammoth." People did not have an effective opportunity to comment on all the information about the project, Hare said. Benjamin Saxon, the fifth candidate for mayor, was attending a family funeral out of town and could not attend the forum. A sixth candidate, A. L. "Junior" Ferrell, will appear on the ballot Nov. 5, but he has officially withdrawn from the race. Ferrell, a retiree, used to operate a store in Chapel Hill. Wallace said the 1981 zoning ordi nance had led to too much growth in Chapel . Hill in the last four years. He ' said the ''"'or'dThlhW'fehtoUld "be rewritten' immediately. Recent development resulted from a good economy and low interest rates, and not from the ordinance, Kawalec said. "It's an excellent ordinance." A lot of time is wasted in town government, Wallace said, and he would work for extra efficiency at town council meetings. Hare said divestment in South Africa to protest apartheid would be an important priority for him as mayor. The ten candidates vying for four town council seats include two incum bents, David A. Pasquini and David R. Godschalk. Candidates Julie Andresen, Joseph Herzenberg, Tom McCurdy, and Arthur Werner said they were against Rosemary Square as proposed. McCurdy, a planning board member, said the project would bring excessive traffic downtown and have a negative effect on downtown merchants. "It's too late," said Herzenberg, an activist and former councilman. He opposed the project from the beginning as being of excessive scale, he said, but the project is now a "fait accompli." Candidate Milton Julian, owner of Milton's Clothing Cupboard, said Rosemary Square would keep Franklin Street from becoming a commercial strip like Hillsborough Street in Raleigh. John L. Morgan Jr., a retired textiles executive, said he followed the project through 33 meetings and "now all of a sudden, all the bleeding hearts come out of the woodwork." Candidates also advocated overhaul ing the town zoning ordinance. "The zoning ordinance does not protect the character of the town," said Andresen, a community activist. The density standards have made development too crowded, Godschalk said, but the town needed to maintain some high density areas to allow for more low cost housing. Roosevelt Wilkerson Jr., a minister, said the lack of low cost housing in Chapel Hill forces young professional and low income people to live elsewhere. On the topic of Interstate-40 inter changes, John L. Currie, a physician and cancer specialist, said the town needed strictly to enforce development ies'tnciiohs along the highway corridor - -Pasquini said the town should prohibit billboards along the highway and increase the buffer area from 100 feet to 250 feet. Werner, an environmental consul tant, said the town needed to partially finance its road needs. He also recom mended a bond referendum to pay for acquisition of land for a greenway system. The League of Women Voters spon sored Wednesday's forum and will sponsor a forum Oct. 30 in Carrboro Town Hall for Carrboro Board of Aldermen candidates. :v:vf:-:wWA''V'f: mum -- i 1 - h - I x'v $ 1 h V i v s i x- 1 " f AvI I It ' , y y--- U I ' t llliRBPlllllllllI llillli' ,M: .w.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.v-.-.-.-.-.w.v- ''-7 i.vh Timft DTHDan Charlson Billy Warden endeering himself to the audience if noil ffljeini i By LEE ROBERTS Sports Editor Well, folks, if you had Tulsa and 60 points, you lost. So said ESPN's colorful sportscaster Chris Berman when announcing the final score 76-14 of Florida State's crushing victory over Tulsa last Saturday. That very same Florida State team, 5-1 and ranked ninth in the country, comes roaring into a sold-out Kenan Stadium Saturday at 1 p.m. to take on a North Carolina team that's 4-2 and celebrating its Homecoming. Will that Homecoming be a celebra tion or a death watch? In 95 years of college football, the Tar Heels have never scored 76 points in a game. "They're a very power-packed team," UNC coach Dick Crum said of the Seminoles. "They're very balanced on both sides of the ball. Seventy-six points. That certainly gets your atten tion, but without 76 points, they're a challenge anyway." 0 9 Te&giune arfsfls ,oy sFkfl Amendment: By THOMAS BEAM Staff Writer The "Fire Crum" banner displayed during Saturday's UNC-N.C. State football game in Raleigh was taken and dumped in a trash can at halftime by a UNC official. Residents of Teague dormitory displayed the banner, but Sports Information Director Rick Brewer said he thought it had belonged to State students. "I thought they were playing a prank that would damage our recruiting efforts," Brewer said. "A lot of the best (high school) players in North Carolina were at the game, and we didn't want them to see the banner." But Teague resident Steve Woodruff, a senior from Selma, said the banner had been displayed from inside the Carolina section. "I can't believe he couldn't tell we were Carolina students," Woodruff said. "We were sitting against the wall in the middle of the section." Ross Powell, a Teague alumnus, agreed. "We were in the middle of the Carolina section, and we all had light blue on," he said. Brewer said he went over to the UNC side during halftime to see someone, saw the banner and tossed it in a dumpster. Woodruff said he, Powell and a few other Teague residents had reported the incident to the police at the stadium. Powell filed a report with the police and told them that Brewer had taken the banner. Brewer said that during the second half someone had come into the pressbox and had asked him where the banner was. "I told them which dumpster I left the banner in, and that was the last I heard of it," Brewer said. Powell said he had gotten the banner back from the police after the game. "I had no idea that Carolina students would display such a banner," Brewer said. "Everyone's entitled to their own opinions, but it's embarrassing for that to be seen on T.V." Woodruff said that even if State students had displayed the banner, Brewer had no right taking it. "He has no right to violate our First Amendment rights like that. He has no jurisdiction over there," Woodruff said. Powell agreed. "It doesn't matter what his reason was. What he did was wrong," he said. Powell said he had meant no harm to the University. "We're the best fans Carolina has," he said. "We go to all the games. We just want people to know there is some displeasure with how Coach Crum runs things." Brewer said he didn't think the banner represented students' majority opinion. "I didn't want two or three kids to misrepresent the University," he said. Powell disagreed. "It's no secret that people are displeased with . . : (Crum)," he said. "And it's not just a small group of people either." That power-packed team is charac terized by depth on both sides of the ball. Three different quarterbacks have started games this season for the Seminoles, and five have seen action. In the Tulsa blowout, Eric Thomas threw two touchdown passes in the first half, then gave way to freshman Chip Ferguson, who threw three TDs in the third quarter. Thomas, Tar Heel fans may recall, engineered a 28-3 win over UNC in the 1983 Peach Bowl in his first college start. That was the only time these two teams have met. "We've got Eric Thomas, who con-' tinues to do well in games," Florida State head coach Bobby Bowden said of his quarterback situation. "Then we've got the freshman Ferguson who can really throw the football. If our remaining games come down to a situation where weVe got to pass the ball about every down, you're going to see Ferguson." Whoever it is, hell be throwing to the explosive combination of flanker Darrin Holloman and split end Hassan Jones, both who have 15 catches on the year. Six Florida State runners have a better than 5-yards-per-carry average, headed by tailback Tony Smith, who has rushed for 479 yards so fan The offensive line is anchored by the talented Jamie Dukes, who has graded out at better than 80 percent in every game this season, prompting offensive coordinator Wayne McDuffie to say, "He's the best player IVe ever coached." Paul McGowan is an inside line backer who leads the Seminoles in tackles and was named Sports Illustrat ecTs Defensive Player of the Week earlier this year after the 17-13 win at Nebraska. That win was one of two the Seminoles have over Top-20 opponents this year, the other a 24-20 victory inn Mn'0 UNC By DONNA LEI N WAND Staff Writer Billy Warden, a junior, emerged from nine of the nuttiest guys on campus as Mr. UNC at the Circle K's contest Thursday night in the Great Hall. Warden, sponsored by Student Television, entertained the audience with several comedy routines, beginning by riding a plastic reindeer onto the stage and wearing a purple cape. Gary Davis, a sophomore, took second place and Kevin Sullivan, a senior, placed third. Also competing were Sam Bright, Jeff Byrd, Grady Crumpler, Erik Daubert, Stephan Govan and John Partridge. The contest, which benefited the Association of Retarded Citizens of Orange County, was part of this week's Homecoming activities. The contest was divided into four categories: a parade of contestants, original cheers, improvisations and talent. During the parade of contestants, Davis wore a skirt. "Have you ever wanted to wear a skirt?" Davis asked. "It's addicting. . ..'The' next best thing to a liberal is a Republican in a dress." During the improvisations, each contestant picked a card at random with a situation to which they had to respond. Davis had to contend with a female professor who was about to fail him for missing his final exam. "I was kidnapped by Egyptian terrorists who told me to get into a Toyota. . . . Okay, it wasn't a Toyota. There weren't any terrorists but I have peanut butter for you . . . ," Davis said. Warden was faced with a job interview during which he was confronted with nude pictures of himself. . "That's some sort of banana," Warden said. "I was working for Dole at the time." Bright had to pretend he was Andy Griffith telling Opie about the birds and the bees. "Well, Ope, you know how sometimes when you see Barney and his girlfriend in the squad car, and I tell you that he's trying to flatten her out because she's on a diet. . . . Well, it's a different type of exercise," Bright said. The contestants demonstrated some unusual talents in the last part of the show. Davis did an Elvis Presley imitation and Warden followed with a dog imitation. After the contest, Warden said: "I feel like an orange tree that thinks it's growing oranges, and one day, a huge person comes along with a four-foot, flexible, foam rubber, multi colored, polka-dotted fang and says, These aren't oranges. They're mother of pearl inlaid diamonds.' "My performance was worthy of Jupiter, my dear friend, but not up to the purple expectations of my granddad, Pluto." against 20th-ranked Kansas. While this Florida State team has some impressive statistics, it has had some problems as well. They completely collapsed in the last six minutes against Auburn, allowing four touchdowns to lose 59-27. FSU's opponents have also completed 61 percent of their passes against the Seminoles and have gained an average of 4.8 yards per carry on the ground. That's good news for the North Carolina offense, which has featured the passing barrage of junior quarterback Kevin Anthony and wide receiver Earl Winfield (second in the ACC in recep tions) and the upsurged running attack buoyed by freshman tailback Derrick Fenner, who's gained 259 yards rushing in the last two weeks. "I don't have to tell anyone North Carolina has a solid football program," Bowden said. "They don't make mis takes and they don't beat themselves. You see now, they're sitting up there with a chance to still have a great season." The key to that great season and an upset of proportions unseen in the Crum era may well be the defense. The North Carolina 1 1 have had four goal line stands in the last two games. The defensive backfield has picked off 10 passes, the line has recorded 15 sacks, and the linebackers have been immense. Senior Carl Carr leads the team in tackles, has broken up five passes, recovered a fumble and has two interceptions. But the man who worries Florida State scouts the most is sopho more linebacker Brett Rudolph, who's displayed more quickness at that position than any linebacker the Sem inoles have faced this year. It would be a good bet not to take either team by 60 points this week. Legbbtaire gir'amifls $12c5 inninDDooini to pirisoo systtem Ifoir clfoairages By KATHY NANNEY Staff Writer After receiving $12.5 million from the Legislature to reduce overcrowding in the state prison system, N.C. prison officials are studying the possibility of privately, run prisons and alternatives to imprisoning offenders. The Legislature granted the money in response to a lawsuit filed by four inmates in which the state agreed to cut prison population by a third in the southern Piedmont, said Melinda Lawrence, attorney for the inmates. Though the settlement applied only to that particular prison system, prisons across the state may be affected, she said. "At the time of the settlement, the state indicated that the changes they agreed to would have to be implemented statewide," she said. "But at this moment, I dont know of any concrete plans or money allocations by the Legislature." The primary concern of the N.C. Department of Corrections is public safety, said Ben Irons, legal counsel for the DOC. "It is difficult to maintain security where you have a prison that has more prisoners in it than it should," he said. "It is more difficult to prevent disorders, such as disruptions or prison escapes. It's not just a concern for the prisoners, though the prisoners are a concern we have." Irons said the state also had a humanitarian concern for the prisoners. Overcrowding creates tension, both between the inmates and between the inmates and staff, resulting in intolerable living conditions, he said. The state plans to reduce overcrowding mainly through construction, but is considering expansion of its intensive probation program, Irons said. Any significant extension of the probation program will require legislative approval and funding, he said. Those serving time for misdemeamors are possible targets for an expanded probation system, but some felons may be considered, Irons said. "(Misdemeanors) are just one target," he said. "There are others who don't necessarily fit in the misdemeanor category but who could be handled in probation programs. "There are some that are dangers to the public and they're right where they belong...we don't intend to move them," he said. Richard Giroux, of the N.C. Prisoner Legal Services in Raleigh, said he thought the public would not react strongly to an expanded probationary system, once they understood the money involved. "When it's getting so expensive to lock people up, even people who are conservative on the issue start thinking more liberally and consid ering alternatives to keeping people in jail," he said. Irons said the DOC is considering privately run minimum-security prisons as one answer to the overcrowded system. The state currently runs minimum-security prisons across the state where inmates are given considerable freedom, but are "locked down" at night, he said. The advantage of a privately-operated system is the speed with which it can be constructed, he said. "Their principal advantage is that they can build quickly and we need some relief," he said. "The courts are sending us more people than we can deal with." Though private corporations claim they can save the state money through private prisons, there is no guarantee of taxpayer savings. Irons said . "We won't really know that for certain unless and until we get one into operation," he said. "I would say that they will probably not cost any more than those operated by the state, but I would not be prepared to say they will save a lot of money." Lawrence, the attorney for the inmates, said the settlement, in the form of a consent decree, required that the crowded conditions be eliminated by July 1987. The settlement does more than attempt to relieve overcrowded conditions, Lawrence said. The state has also agreed to set up education and training programs for 80 percent of the prisoners in the twelve southern Piedmont prisons, as well as agreeing to construct recreation and day room facilities and upgrade the heating and cooling systems, she said. We are all here for a spell, get all the good laughs you can Will Rogers

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