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The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, November 10, 1988, Page 6, Image 6

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6The Daily Tar HeelThursday, November 10, 1988 Die-haird By SUSAN KAUFFMAN Special to the DTH .': For three hours after the polls had officially closed on election night, more than 150 Chapel Hill residents I waited in line at the . Chapel Hill Police Department to cast their votes. These were "election day transfers" people who had registered pre viously and changed local addresses without notifying the election board. -They came to the department on bicycles, in the cars of local Demo cratic volunteers or on foot, in- After two and a half hours lined up in the cold, UNC senior Jamey Davis said, "We should have paired off Republicans and Democrats and walked away." "iBut these die-hard voters were exercising their rights and fulfilling their duties. In the back of their minds, they hoped, but did not expect, to defy the polls. "I figure those who stayed after the polls closed are going to change the Walkers to gobble up miles for charity By LACY CHURCHILL Staff Writer The American Heart Association will hold its annual Turkeywalk fund raiser at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13, said Wes Lawton, a volunteer for the AHA. The Turkeywalk, which will begin at Woollen Gym and continue through campus, was organized to promote cardiovascular health. The walk covers a five-mile course, but shorter courses are available for those who cannot walk the entire distance, he said. Participants can walk by them selves or with a group. Each person .should have a list of sponsors, who 'usually contribute between $5 and $15 each, Lawton said. Money is collected immediately before the event, so the AHA cant predict how much money will be raised until the day of the race, he said. So far, the walk has received support from Duke Power, NCNB, libraries work to compensate for oss of By WILL SPEARS Staff Writer t : The UNC-CH library system has , been successful in its efforts to curb recent financial difficulties, according to the library's annual report for the 'fiscal year 1987-88. , The report, released Nov. 1, said 'a 17 percent reduction in the library's book budget was "a deeply regretta ,'ble but effective method of arousing 'the entire community to the serious 'ness of the situation." The reduction was necessitated by an $800,000 loss of purchasing power ."and a 34 percent drop in book receipts ever the past two years, the report said. In 1980, John Shipman, University .bibliographer, and Marcia Tuttle, serials librarian, established a pro gram for faculty members and library workers to regularly review the ; library's periodical subscriptions. In ; 1985, the program began to concen trate on canceling the library's "subscriptions to "costly journals of "'secondary interest." This "collaborative" program has saved the library over $40,000, according to Joe Hewitt, associate University librarian. f The money saved from the peri odical reviews was critical for the library's financial well-being, he said. "The review helped us survive the 'year," Hewitt said. "We have to continue it to stay within our budget. -The review has been very helpful. Because we began it some time ago we are in a position to cancel periodicals after some consideration." It brings out the best inallofus. Unl&cdAJl&y f p"! jy f- y&y Lu A LJ ',A LJ & 1 1 ywe vr mm r p" 1 'MhmmAi'kmA'Mvi LuiLJ mm present ruommo fv Every Thursday Night FUSEE Pizza from 9-10:30! ir 50 Draft all evening long! it 18 or older admitted wcollege ID WFUN Kroger Plaza Chapel Hill929-WFUN voters wait to cast ballots vote," said Gwen Waddell, a nurse who brought her children with her after work. "We're making the difference when everybody else has gone to bed. It's our one chance to change the polls." At 8:30 p.m. their car radios could have told them that George Bush had already taken all of North Carolina's electoral votes. But these voters did not want to listen to returns. They cheered the results of their own poll conducted by third-grader Jennifer Waddell. Scribbled on binder paper, that poll showed the Democratic slate winning by a landslide. "Whether I affect the outcome is irrelevant to me," said Bull Manfredi, a Chapel Hill resident who said he was a fool for moving a couple of years ago without telling the board. "To me voting is the right thing to do regardless of the outcome." Several of the students in line had never voted in a presidential election. Central Carolina Bank and the staffs of the cardiovascular departments at North Carolina Memorial Hospital, Lawton said. WCHL radio will help promote the event. Each walker will receive a certif icate of participation. Those who raise $50 will receive a T-shirt, and those who raise $100 will receive a T-shirt and a certificate for a free turkey. Walkers who raise $150 or more will receive a jogging suit in addition to the other prizes, he said. The Sunrise Rotary Club in Chapel Hill is also helping to coordinate activities, Lawton said. Any turkeys won by members of the club will be donated to needy families in the community. The Turkeywalk is a nationwide AHA event and usually occurs around Thanksgiving, said Elva Small, chairwoman of the North Carolina State Community Organi zations Committee. The Turkeywalk is also held for purdhasiim u Despite these savings, the library was still forced to shift $191,000 from the book budget to the periodicals budget to cover price increases, according to the report. For the past two years, no money has been available for new periodical subscriptions except' for the' money saved from canceling ofd subscrip tions, the report said. Because books are most often used by humanities majors and periodicals are most often used by sciences majors, the library seems to be shifting its expenditures from the humanities to the sciences, Hewitt said. Despite the library's recent savings, a budget increase is essential to its survival, he said. "We hope to combine our periodical reviews with an increased budget." The budget proposal calls for an estimated 23 percent increase the first year, Hewitt said. The budget includes all the libraries in the UNC system. UNC-CH will find out if the proposal is approved sometime this summer, Hewitt said. Hewitt said he hopes that the budget proposal will be approved, but the library "will continue to prepare for the worst." The approval of the proposal is essential to the library's continued recovery, Hewitt said. "If it continues like it was last year, a one-term effect would be disas trous," he said. "If we don't get anything, we're not going to recover." Because of the devaluation of U.S. Rally to fight for our rights every day of our lives. If we do not speak out this will go on." Donald Boulton, vice chancellor and dean of student affairs, said freedom of speech is worth fighting for. "Martin Luther King stated that he Read all the art ncin "I'm so glad I did this," UNC junior Alice Lutman said. "I wanted to be able to say I'd contributed, that I was really a part." Plus, Lutman said she liked the camaraderie. Domino's Pizza had delivered dinner to some earlier voters, and Lutman drank a cup of coffee to keep warm, but most people kept spirits up with conversation, not food. "All of us here late at night, different types of people getting together, it's kind of neat," Lutman said. "Probably if we had been in a restaurant, we wouldn't have given each other the time of day." Davis, a conservative who supports prayer in school, roughhoused with the children and produced laughs and giggles. He had fun teasing the Waddells about how the the Demo crats were evil and would take their money away, he said. Freshman Laura Nowell also voted educational reasons, she said. "It's a national statistic that 50 percent of the people that die each year die of heart disease, which is more than any of the other main causes put together," Small said. The walk's first priority is to raise money for the AHA, according to Small. If it weren't for people who participate in fund-raising events, the AHA would not have gotten the money to research bypass and open heart surgery procedures that save thousands of lives a year, Small said. Secondly, the walk promotes exer cise. "It's just a really fun event, and it allows you to get out and walk with your friends," she said. Also, because one of the prizes is a free turkey, it informs the public that poultry is a healthy food for the heart, Small said. Small, who works with Duke Power, will be walking with a group of her co-workers. "Since I attended ower currency abroad, the library has had to pay more for foreign publications, Hewitt said. Even if the library does get increased funding, it may not be able . to make up for lost purchases, Hewitt said. ; ' ' " "We may not be able to buy titles we've missed in the last few years," he said. "They may now be out of print." Students can By MYRNA MILLER Staff Writer eyes follow her as she walks down the aisle to .accept her crown and bou quet of roses. Tears fill her eyes as she realizes with amazement that she has actually won. Here she comes, Miss America! Miss Coed America that is, and any undergraduate woman could win the title. "The Miss Coed America Pro gram is intended and designed for undergraduate college women 19 to 23 years of age possessing the ideal college woman identity," said Wendy Veczko, campus director of the program. Applicants must have potential for success in the glamour, enter tainment, show business and promo tion industries, Veczko added. The program was created because of a need for a pageant exclusively for undergraduate college women, said D.J. Steere, director of the pro gram. Many of the girls who win from page 1 hoped someday we could call one another brother and sister," he said."Why is it we have people who don't tolerate what other people say? "Let us stand strong. The freedom we have is worth fighting for. Many have given their lives for it. Let us not forget it." news in Omnibus JAPANESE CUISINE & SUSHI HOUSE Come dine with us at Park Terrace! Nightly Specials & Authentic Japanese Cuisine For Reservations Park Terrace Shopping Center 2223Hwy54 Durham, N.C. for the first time on Tuesday. "IVe been here four times today after starting at Fetzer Gym; the line was always long so I came back," she said. "More than anything, I wanted to see what it was like. IVe done my duty." By 10:30 p.m., when she finally got into the voting booth, she said, "It's a little bit unnecessary for us to vote, but at least I feel IVe done it." Medical student Barry Kitch sat on the ground by himself and studied for a urinary exam while the line inched its way to the warm insides of the station. Kitch said he voted so he could deal with himself the next four years. "Despite all my father's attempts to get me to vote Republican, it didn't happen," Kitch said. "He has been blitzing me with articles from The Wall Street Journal and Forbes Magazine." Kitch also said he would properly register for the next election. UNC several years ago and the course walks through campus, it has a special meaning for me." Individuals or groups who wish to sign up to walk can contact Wes Lawton at 942-8771. Town asked to for 00010)00 By CHARLES BRITTAIN Staff Writer A request has been made to the Town of Chapel Hill to rezone more than 50 acres of land in the southern part of town for use as a shopping center and office park. The town has scheduled a public meeting to discuss the rezoning request, which was made by the owners of the land and an area developer. An informal public meeting is scheduled for Nov. 17 to present information concerning the applica tion, which was submitted to the town planning board and town council requesting the rezoning of the Bennett heir property. The property consists of 50.2 acres located on the east and west sides of U.S. 15-501 at the Mount Carmel Church Road and the Culbreth School Road intersection. The application was filed by local attorney Robert Page on behalf of the Bennett heirs arid Jon Hoetger and the Protean Group. s "The area is currently zoned as only a residential district, which means that all you can place on the property compete for competitions like the Miss America pageant have graduated from college or are graduate students, he said. The competition is open to women from all over the nation. The contestants go through three levels of evaluation: the campus, state and national levels, Veczko said. "Identification on the campus level, however, is not necessarily limited to one candidate per campus unless so specified," Veczko said. "But only one will be selected to represent the state in the national competition." When the competition first began seven years ago, it required all con testants to be a member of a perfor mance team, Steere said. "This is the first year it has been opened up to everybody," he said. But the contest ants still must have someone spon sor them and help pay for traveling expenses. Students deciding to enter the contest must perform a skill or talent, such as a singing, dancing, cheerleading, gymnastics or musical routine, Veczko said. If the judging committee requests it, the applicant may also need to submit a two- to three-minute videotape of her talent, especially if she has performed with a team. Veczko stressed that entrants must enjoy performing before an audience. Only those who, in the professional opinion of the selection committee, have a chance to succeed at the national level will be encour aged to advance to the next level of competitive evaluation, she said. Lunch: Tue.-Fri. 11:30-1:30 Dinner: Tue.-Thur. & Sun. 5-9:30 Fri. &Sat. 5-10:00 Campus Police Roundup i ' mini" Bamm , B In a delayed entry, University police served drug citations to four men at the Robert Plant concert at the Dean Smith Center Sunday night. James Andrews, 20, of Raleigh; Daran Edmonds, 20, of Green ville; and Charles Vanhook, 19, of Jamestown were charged with misdemeanor possession of sche dule IV drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia. A minor was charged with possession of alco holic beverages. The men are scheduled to appear in court Dec. 1. a Someone entered a locked office without force in Hanes Hall Monday night, used the phone, looked through desks and made a print on a desk with a rubber stamp. B A car parked in the Crescent Lot was scratched down both sides and three tires were slashed at 12:04 a.m. Tuesday. Damage totaled about $500. B A police officer was writing a traffic citation at 8:44 a.m. Tuesday when people in the offending vehicle belligerently approached the officer. The people got back in the car when police radioed for support. irezomie llano center, offices is houses," Page said. The parties requesting the rezoning are trying to obtain a special use permit that would allow them to develop the property for commercial purposes, he said. Kendal Brown, a planner for the Chapel Hill Planning Board, said the main reason a group submits an application for rezoning is to obtain the town's permission to use property in a different way than the town had previously designated. The rezoning application requests that the Bennett property be switched from Residential-1 and Residential 2 zoning districts to a Mixed Use R 1 district. , The switch to a mixed-use district would mean the property could be used for several purposes, she said. "A mixed-use permit means the owner can use the property as an office, residential and commercial; an office and commercial; or an office and residential area," she said. I' As of this moment, the town has received ho specific plans on how the rrezoned property would be used," Brown said. The notice of application for Miss Coed America title "The Miss Coed America Pro gram stressed the following priori ties: college first, Miss Coed pro gram second, and the individual's social life third," Veczko said. Steere said that in past years most of the winners have had at least a 3.0 grade average. "It is not a requirement, but it would be some thing positive and helpful," he said. If a girl already has good grades, she will probably be able to keep them up while performing her duties as Miss Coed America, he said. There are a few limitations upon who can enter the competition. Contestants must be single, have never married, and have no children. Entrants must also be U.S. citizens and represent the state where they attend college. Applicants must be no less than five feet tall, and no more than five feet 10 inches, with weight in pro portion to height. The judging process is a compli cated process involving many vari ables. "Judging is based on beauty of the face and figure, beauty of expression, glamour, draw at the box office factors, charisma, com mercial appeal, radiance, poise, per sonality, grooming, performing abil ity, attitude and communication abilities," according to the rules stated on the application. Steere said the program is looking for a person who would be a good advertiser for products, because that is how she would make money. Winners in the past five years have come from the University of California at Los Angeles (twice), PERSONALIZED WOMEN'S HEALTHCARE Our private practice offers confidential care including: Birth Control Free Pregnancy tests Relief of menstrual cramps Abortion (up to 20 weeks) Gynecology Breast Evaluation PMS Evaluation & Treatment B Police responded to a harass- -ment complaint at 9:50 p.m. Tuesday. The suspect, identified by police as a juvenile, was given a trespass warning for University property. Police discussed the matter with the juvenile's parent and the juvenile was released. B A student placed his coat beside a pinball machine at the Student Union while he played the game at 9:54 p.m. Tuesday. After wards, he found that someone had stolen the coat with his wallet in -the pocket. The wallet contained $150. B A DTH box was reported stolen from the front of Carmi-' chael Auditorium at 11:36 a.m. -Monday. The box is valued at ; $150. a At 2:01 p.m. Monday, two tires were reported slashed on a -Chevrolet parked in the S-l lot. B A car parked in front of the YMCA building was scratched down the passenger side with a sharp object Monday at 9:04 p.m.. B A student left his wallet, unattended on the Woollen Gym-, nasium floor while playing basket-,-ball. Someone stole the wallet, containing about $23, at 10:06;. p.m. Monday. compiled by Jenny Cloninger rezoning states the land will be developed as a neighborhood shop ping center and office park. The notice was sent to property owners within 500 feet of the property that is planned for development, informing them of the application for rezoning and the public information meeting, she said. "The meeting is designed to give property owners the opportunity to ask the developers questions about the purpose of the rezoning and what the developers plan for the property if it is rezoned," Brown said. It will also supply the town plan ning staff with a chance to explain the town's review process, which will determine if the town recommends the rezoning, she said. The meeting will be held in the meeting room of the Chapel Hill Municipal Building at 306 N. Colum bia St. The town's policy on approving a rezoning application requires that the town council find the rezoning corrects a previous zoning error, is justified by Changing conditions in the area or achieves the purposes of the town's comprehensive plan. the University of Southern Missis sippi, the University of Florida and Berry College. Although the Miss North Carolina Coed title has never been awarded to a student from the Chapel Hill campus, Steere said he would love to see a winner from UNC. The winner will receive a cash award and a scholarship. She will also make personal appearances during the period of her reign. One of the special duties of Miss North Carolina Coed would be to ; participate in the North Carolina Azalea Festival held each April in m Wilmington, Steere said. "The ; pageant has been around a long time, and they usually try to have the governor of North Carolina, as well as Miss America and a variety of celebrities attend," he said. "Whoever is chosen as Miss North Carolina Coed will have a lot of opportunities presented to her,"1 Steere said. "Whether or not she ' accepts these will be her option; we have a lot of girls who get scholar-' ship and modeling offers but are just too busy," he added. For more information, write to Wendy Veczko, Campus Director, Miss Coed America Program, 4200 Baymeadows Road, Jacksonville, Fla. 32257, or call (904) 448-6927. Applications should be mailed as ' soon as possible and are due by November 20. 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