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SodSl- - CCeyiog In with am Get that ''early-morning . dJSSies Mostv sunny. High 55. acclaimed psariit-page4 caffeine fe-page5 " -m bSSSfJJLes. Copyright 1988 The Daily Tar Heel Volume 96, Issue 11 miot mb ciniaoDceuiJoo3 By R.L INGLE Staff Writer UNC Provost Samuel Williamson will not be considered for the position of chancellor, The Chapel Hill Newspaper reported Monday, and the two candidates being considered by the Board of Trustees are not from within the UNC administration. In a special meeting of the board last Friday, BOT chairman Robert Eubanks presented UNC-system President CD. Spangler with the names of at least two candidates, the newspaper said, including one from New York University in Manhattan and one from Drew University in Madison, N.J. The candidates visited Chapel Hill last week. Williamson was notified of the board's decision on Friday after the meeting. "Mr. Eubanks informed me on Friday my name would not be forwarded to the president," William son told The Chapel Hill Newspaper. "I'm disappointed for myself and for the University." Layimdiry By ROBIN CURTIS Staff Writer UNC Laundry Service workers said Monday that although they think the loss of the laundry's largest account could have been avoided, they have faith in the University's ability to find other jobs for them if the laundry should close. Thomas Shetley, director of Aux iliary Services, refused to respond to allegations made Monday by workers Speaker champions By JACKIE DOUGLAS Staff Writer Society must work to preserve a sense of wonder and curiosity to keep American culture interest ing and inventive, Wilton Dillon said in a speech at Hanes Art Center auditorium Monday night. Dillon, an anthropologist and the director of interdisciplinary studies at the Smithsonian Insti tution in Washington, D.C., spoke as part of the Carolina Symposium. Symposium 1988 Albert Einstein was a genius because he kept alive his sense of wonder, Dillon said. "Einstein certainly never lost his curiosity," he said. "He had a great sense of playfulness and inventive ness and was a child who never stopped playing." Learning is a continual process that doesn't end with the comple tion of a formal education, he said. Institutions like fraternities, sororities and sidewalk cafes encourage people to brainstorm and take risks. "Wondering people take risks and aren't afraid of being wrong," he said. "They take a chance without knowing the outcome." See SPEAKER page 2 Democrats By CARRIE DOVE Staff Writer Keeping American troops in Hon duras is causing controversy in Congress because President Ronald Reagan failed to learn from the Iran contra affair and notify Congress under the 1973 War Powers Reso lution, several North Carolina poli ticians said. God may forgive you your Whs iailg toot for When contacted by The Daily Tar Heel Monday, Williamson refused to comment. Williamson is being considered for the presidency of the University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn., and the chancellorship of the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. "I will probably be looking at other opportunities that were prominently mentioned in the newspapers," Wil liamson told The Chapel Hill Newspaper. Eubanks refused comment Monday. Other members of the chancellor search committee would not com ment Monday, but a source close to the search told The Daily Tar Heel Thursday: "Nothing I've seen reported in area papers so far has been even remotely correct. A lot of people are talking about people not even involved in the search." Williamson had been mentioned in several newspapers as a leading See CHANCELLOR page 2 workers that the loss of the laundry service's contract with North Carolina Memorial Hospital (NCMH) could have been avoided through more efficient management. "This place has been going down hill for four years," said one worker, who asked not to be identified. Other workers complained of labor shortages, dirty working conditions, poor maintenance and low morale. Wilton Gower, general manager of Vg;:iCS - r twmvwr.viwwm Wilton Dillon gives speech slam Reagan's Honduras decision "It is kind of surprising that the day the (Iran-contra) indictments come down is the day (Reagan) chooses to send troops over," said Richard Blanks, legislative director for Rep. Walter Jones, D-N.C. William Keech, UNC professor of political science, agreed. "When the president sends in troops to places such as Honduras, Serving the students and the University community since 1893 Tuesday, March 22, 1988 Dousing the Flames Sophomore pitcher Michael Hoog hurls a curve ball at the start of the third inning during the Tar Heels' game against the Liberty criticize the service, said no labor shortage exists. "We have not had any labor shortage," he said. "We're not short on labor." The situation at the laundry has improved, Shetley said. "Since I became director of Aux iliary Services a year and a half ago," he said, "I have felt things have been on the upswing. 1 think that we've done a good job in keeping the facility open. Our new manager (Gower) has curiosit DTHDavid Minton nmtTiimnr iiYW at Hanes Arts Center he ought to notify Congress," Keech said. But the United States must protect our allies in Central America, said Democratic Rep. Tim Valentine. "The president is certainly justified in honoring our commitment to Honduras and protecting American interests in the region. We have an obligation to assist our allies when sins, but your liar Chapel Hill, North Carolina Doss of been here only since October. He is very dynamic and a good manager. "I am not in profound agreement with some of the reasons I have read (for the loss of the NCMH account) in the press." John Stokes, NCMH director of public affairs, said the laundry service lost the contract because the facility did not submit a competitive contrac tual price. "We found out that we could save Amateur Most Chapei Hill businesses By LAURA DiGIANO Assistant City Editor Chapel Hill's growing reputation as an excellent host for amateur athletic events can have great benefits for local businesses, a Chapel Hill Carrboro Chamber of Commerce official said. Sherri Powell, manager of small business and marketing for the chamber of commerce, said amateur athletic events provide tremendous revenue to the town. According to a report by the chamber, visitors to Chapel Hill in 1985 brought in more than $59 million dollars. "Amateur athletic events attract a large number of those visitors," Powell said. Last summer's U.S. Olympic Festival, for example, con tributed $35 million of directly measurable revenue to Chapel Hill. Saturday, UNC's Smith Center and Carmichael Auditorium will host the N.C. high school basketball championships. Later in May, par ticipants in the Special Olympics and Senior Citizen games will come to Chapel Hill. Chapel Hill is already the primary host for amateur athletic champion ships for North Carolina, but now its facilities attract national interest. The NCAA basketball tournament and Olympic Festival illustrate the they are threatened by armed aggres sion," he said in a statement released last week. The War Powers Resolution requires that the president give a full report to Congress when he sends troops "into hostilities or into situa tions where imminent involvement in See REAGAN page 2 nervous system Flames in Boshamer Stadium 16-0. See story, page 6. hospital coofeact the taxpayers over a million dollars in changing the contract," Stokes said. "Durham County General Hospital's (laundry facility) is a modern, new plant, whereas the University's plant is 65 years old. We had been negotiating with the Uni versity for quite some time, so they knew it was coming." Shetley and Gower said Monday that no decisions concerning the facility's future have been made. athletic national respect that Chapel Hill enjoys. During these events, Chapel Hill businesses benefit not only from increased sales, but also from Chapel Hill's high visibility, Powell said. "When people from across the state see that Chapel Hill is home to all these athletic events, that encourages even greater participation and more economic incentives," she said. The chamber is stressing the eco nomic importance of amateur athlet ics to encourage businesses to support later competitions, Powell said. In an October resolution, the chamber recognized "the importance of amateur athletics on the economic well-being of the community," and established a committee to encourage community and business support. Moyer Smith, executive vice pres ident of the Educational Foundation, and Charlie Adams, the director of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association, are also work ing together to study the relationship between amateur athletics and business. The increased visibility of Chapel Hill as the primary home for amateur athletics in North Carolina is good for the community and the Univer sity, Smith said. "UNC benefits every time a student Catch the Fever: NCAA rally Carolina Fever will nold a pep rally for the UNC men's b sketball team at 7:30 n.m. in the Great Hall of the Student Union. The rally is to show support for the team before it plays Michigan in the NCAA West region semif inals Friday night in Seattle. Coach Dean Smith, the players, won't. Alfred NewsSportsArts 962-0245 BusinessAdvertising 962-1163 DTHDavid Minton Monday afternoon. UNC won, Shetley said he did not foresee any hope of replacing the hospital's account, which composed 60 percent of the UNC Laundry Service's business. Three proposals concerning the laundry facility's operational future have been submitted to University officials, Shetley said. "I have prepared and sent to the See LAUNDRY page 2 eveots comes to a competition in Chapel Hill who otherwise might not have ever visited the campus," he said. According to some approxima tions, Chapel Hill receives $6 million to $10 million in revenue from UNC's football season alone, Smith said. "What we need to do now is have the business get involved in these events and in turn give back some of what they are getting in increased sales," he said. Adams said revenue from the 28 high school sports tournaments held in Chapel Hill each year are also overlooked for the revenue they generate. "Between 3,000 and 4,000 students participate in these events and that brings a ton of people to Chapel Hill," Adams said. "And these people are staying in hotels, shopping in the stores and eating in the restaurants." The economic impact of high school athletics is far greater than most people realize, he said. "I don't think it has been brought to light just how much money is being brought into Chapel Hill and Orange County." Because of this Saturday's high school basketball championships, for example, local hotel managers are See BUSINESS page 2 the cheerleaders and the band will attend the rally. "It's going to be a really special occasion because it's the first time he (Coach Smith) has let us hold a ; ep rally with the players, present," said Suzie Saldi, Carol ina Athletic Association administrator. Korzybski V

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