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The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, July 23, 1987, Page 1, Image 1

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m$$ ar Ife Serving the students and the University community since 1893 Thursday, July 23, 1987 Chapel KI!!, North Carolina News Sports Arts 962-0245 Business Advertising 962-1163 f tiiii : r -- - Why is this man smiling? UNC's J.R. Reid (third from left) and other South team players relax on the sidelines Tar HeelSteve Matteson during Sunday's game against the West team in the Olympic Festival. UN C files, srat ac amstlocal firm By SALLY PEARS ALL Editor and RON CRAWFORD University Editor A dispute over trademark rights has prompted the University to bring suit against Chapel Hill's Johnny T-Shirt, a Franklin Street business that specializes in University-oriented merchandise. The suit, which was filed in U.S. Middle District Court in Greens boro last Friday, names UNC and the Board of Governors as plain tiffs and Johnny T-Shirt, JTS Promotions, and owners Mike and Chuck Helpingstine as defendants. UNC is hoping to bar the T shirt firm from selling clothes bearing the letters "UNC," the Tar Heel foot, the University logo and the phrase "University of North Carolina." The suit claims trade mark infringement and "unfair and deceptive trade practices." Tom Shetly, director of auxil iary services at the University, said Johnny T-Shirt has not paid a licensing fee to sell products with UNC logos. Shetly said Collegiate Concepts, an Atlanta firm, acts as the licensing agent for all UNC pro ducts. Collegiate Concepts is paid by the manufacturers who make licensed material, and they in turn pay royalties to the University. "Most (University-oriented businesses) are licensed, and if we find one that isn't licensed we notify Collegiate Concepts and they notify (the business) that they should be licensed," Shetly said. Shetly said that Collegiate Concepts representatives had approached Johnny T-Shirt and JTS Promotions several times requesting a licensing agreement before the University decided to go ahead with the lawsuit. University officials have said that the school receives $150,000 a year in royalties from licensed See LAWSUIT page 12 Chapel Hill inspector condemns fraternity houses By RON CRAWFORD University Editor Five UNC fraternity houses have been slapped with condem nation notices this month, but reports from three of the five fraternities on Monday said the necessary repairs will be made to bring the houses up to standards. Darrell Wall, housing inspector for the town of Chapel Hill, said the Sigma Nu, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Sigma Chi and Pi Kappa Alpha houses on Big Fraternity Court were inspected and con demned earlier this month. Wall said the Zeta Psi house on Little Fraternity Court was inspected and condemned Monday. Wall said all UNC fraternities are in the process of being inspected for compliance with the Chapel Hill Housing Code. "We've been through this all In This Issue A student Council? page 2 ArtsCenter opens page 6 Beanball notes page 8 before and no one made any corrections," Wall said, "so this time we condemned them, too." When houses fail inspection, the owners have 30 days to repair the violations or they must vacate the house. Then, said Wall, "if we feel it is a safety hazard, we can ask that the house be demolished." But Chuck Snellgrove of Pi Kappa Alpha said that's not going to happen. "The bunch of things the house got condemned for were minor technicalities and we just have a few repairs to make. There's nothing structurally wrong with the house," Snellgrove said Monday. Snellgrove said most of the violations concerned the appear ance of the house, for example, windows lacking screens. Stephen West, acting treasurer of Sigma Nu, said there are no structural problems with the Sigma Nu house, either. Viola tions found in the Sigma Nu house were staircases needing handrails, water damage to a ceiling and debris on the property. West said repairs will be com pleted within the allotted time. The major violation in the Sigma Chi house was . a main staircase in need of repair, but workers have already started replacing it, said Jeff Christian of Sigma Chi. Wall said violations found in the Zeta Psi house included sinks that need to be rehung, broken com modes, holes in the walls and ceilings, debris in the basement and storage rooms, and falling ceilings. The SAE house, which is pres ently uninhabited, was cited for having broken windows, water damaged ceilings, cracks in walls and windows lacking screens. Spokesmen for Zeta Psi and SAE fraternities could not be reached for comment. Fenner released on bail i By MIKE BERARDINO Sports Editor Derrick Fenner, former record setting UNC tailback, is free on $100,000 bond and awaits his trial in October on charges that he killed a man during a drug-related shooting. Fenner, 20, left the Prince George's County (Md.) Detention Center late July 15 after relatives and members of his church raised the $10,000 necessary to buy a bond. Fenner, who set a single-game rushing record at UNC last season and made the All-Atlantic Coast Conference football team, was See FENNER page 8 O 1 - s?! I ' i - ll s &::" : Vr.JlfWlH.Jim www' " Vi: jt K -y I Tar HeelSteve Matteson A third floor room in the condemned Sigma Alpha Epsilon house

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