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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Friday, April 14, 1972
Vol. 80, No. 152
Founded February 23. 1S93
A special report by the Faculty
Athletic Committee, which was formed
during the controversy following the
death of UNC football player Bill Arnold,
is scheduled to be presented at the
Faculty Council meeting today at 4 p m.
Copies of the report will be distributed
to the members by Frank W. Klingbert,
chairman of the subcommittee.
The Athletic Committee's purpose is
to review some of the questions on
athletic life raised as a result of a previous
athletic study last fall.
by Winston Cavin
A proposal requesting that the Chapel
Hill Telephone Company discontinue a
$5 installation fee has been turned down,
Residence College Federation (RCF)
chairman Steve Saunders said Thursday.
Saunders said he and Director of
Residence Life Robert Kepner talked
with Director of Utilities Grey Culbreth
about the hookup fee. Culbreth told
them the fee could not be removed.
"The fee actually covers a lot more
than simply turning the phone on,"
Saunders - explained. "The - phone
company hires temporary help to assist in
getting the installations done quickly and
smoothly. Extra people have to be hired
to handle the rush of orders. This comes
out of the fee.
"In addition, there is a multi-stage
operation for setting up records. The
names must be listed for billing records
and the information service. Then there is
a reverse process when the phones are
Saunders said the actual cost of
installing a phone, as estimated by the
Bell Telephone Company, "is closer to
Saunders added that Culbreth expects
the rate to go up to $7.50 on a statewide
basis. Phone rates are controlled by the
State Utilities Commission.
The RCF passed a resolution April 5
asking for revocation of the fee and
instructed Saunders to go to the proper
officials about the request.
"We thought the $5 fee was just for
turning the phone on," Saunders said.
"But how, I don't see we have any case to
try to get the fee dropped.
"I'm glad to get the information out
about what the fee covers. Until now, I
didn't know about the real reasons for
- This walkway over Rosemary Street
ax-story office building when the NCNB
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The previous study, which found there
had been "no negligence" by the Athletic
Department in Arnold's death, was
supported by University officials but
denounced by t& Committee of
Some of the issues which the Athletic
Committee report is expected to contain
include required dormitory residence of
the athletic teams, spring practice
requirements, grant-in-aids, recruiting
methods, the practice of "red -shirting"
and the kind and amount of medical aid
available during athletic practices.
In the latter respect, the committee
has worked with another subcommittee
studying the medical aspects of athletics.
John VV. Schutz, chairman of the
Chancellor's Committee on
Undergraduate Degree Requirements, will
also report on the progress of that
The Schutz committee is studying
changes in both the structure and the
content of the undergraduate programs
here. Set up by then Chancellor Carlyle
Sitterson last fall, the committee has been
meeting regularly with faculty, students
and outside consultants.
Possible changes that could be
recommended by the committee include
dropping the course load to four courses
per semester and required residence for a
degree from four to three years.
Chancellor N. Ferebee Taylor will
present the 1972 Faculty Awards. Among
these awards are the Tanner, Salgo and
Standard Oil Teaching Awards, whose
recipients are outstanding members of the
faculty selected by students.
The Thomas Jefferson Award, which
will aiso be announced, is given annually
to the member of the University
community who most closely
approximates in his teaching and personal
life the philosophy and conduct of
A panel discussion on "secret
diplomacy" will bring two political
journalists and a state department
representative to Howell Hall at 8 p.m.
"Open Diplomacy vs. Closed
Diplomacy: 'The Pentagon Papers' and
'The Anderson Papers' " will be discussed
by Joseph C. Harsch, chief editorial
writer for the "Christian Science
Monitor"; Douglas Cater, former
Washington editor of "The Reporter" and
Charles Bray, deputy secretary of state.
The panel is sponsored by the UNC
chapter of Sigma Delta Chi journalism
fraternity, the School of Journalism, the
Department of Political Science and the
Union Current Affairs Committee.
Harsch joined the "Christian Science
Monitor" staff in 1929 as a Washington
wfll connect the parking deck with the
complex on Franklin Street is completed
(Staff Photo by Scott Stewart)
Mayor Howard Lee, who proclaimed
Choir Day, marks the starting point of
Mitch Simpson, president of the choir.
ihoir continues iuna orive
by Mitch Simpson
All those people who have wished the
Carolina Choir well this year in its
attempts to raise funds for a trip to Graz,
Austria this summer have a chance
Saturday to help the cause. Saturday is
Carolina Choir Day in Chapel Hill by
proclamation of Mayor Howard Lee.
From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., all of the 70
people who hope to perform as Resident
Choir for the Graz International Youth
Music Festival in July will be downtown
promoting a Mile of Dimes campaign,
selling kisses (the higher the price, the
correspondent. After 10 years of
government reporting, he served the
Monitor in Berlin, London and
Washington during World War II.
After the war he became NBC's senior
European correspondent while continuing
his Monitor diplomatic column. He is
now the Monitor's chief editorial writer.
Cater was Washington editor for "The
Reporter" but also had many
opportunities to view government from
He served at various times as special
assistant to the secretary of the Army,
consultant to the Director of Mutual
Security, consultant to the Secretary of
State and special assistant to President
Cater is author of two books: "The
'Change is not horrible'
by Lynn Lloyd
Since March 1970, when North
Carolina National Bank (NCNB)
announced its plans for a six-story
building on Franklin Street, many Chapel
Hill residents and UNC alumni have
complained incessantly about losing the
'Village atmosphere" downtown.
The result? A modern three-story
building rises above all other stores, a
six-story office building looms in the
background and a parking deck rounds
out the scene with a pedestrian walkway
suspended over Rosemary Street.
John Wettach, vice president in charge
of NCNB branches in Orange County,
said the bank has needed new quarters for
years. "We tried to develop an adjacent
location so we could move easily. When
we announced our building plans, a very
strong group opposed it.
"The bank seemed to be a scapegoat
for other problems," he said. "It came at
a time when there had been no
controversy for a while. In one week,
many local papers ran editorials opposing
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Saturday Carolina the choir's trip to
the Mile of Dimes for
The dimes will go for
better the kiss) and giving students and
merchants a chance to buy homemade
In the spirit of the newly arrived
season, choir members will also be
distributing, for a minimal amount, fresh
spring flowers. Such a flower-selling
campaign will continue into the next
couple of weeks, with the hope that by
exam time students, upon seeing a bright
flower, will immediately think of the
Carolina Choir . . . even in lieu of Mother
As a special bonus, wandering
minstrels (coyly disguised to conceal their
identity as choir tenors) will fill the air
Fourth Branch of Government" and
"Power in Washington." He co-authored
"Ethics in a Business Society" with
Bray almost went into journalism. He
worked as a stringer for the "New York
Times" and the Associated Press while a
student at Princeton.
He decided on diplomacy instead and
now he is Deputy Secretary of State. He
served as a consular officer in the
Philippines, the African Republic and
Bangui in the early 1960's. Then he went
back to Washington to be deputy director
of the Office of North American Affairs
and chairman of the American Foreign
Dr. James Leutze of the UNC history
department will moderate the panel.
the building. Most of the people who
complained were sincere, but there were a
handful who were opposed just to be
After much discussion of the six-story
building, Chapel Hill Mayor Howard Lee
appointed a committee to study the
phns. Wettach served with local residents
on the committee.
The entire building is owned and being
built by Plaza Associates, Inc., of Chapel
Hill. The land on which the old bank was
located was bought from the bank by
Plaza, and plans for the original building
were drawn up by local architects.
The decision was made to abandon the
original plans for a 90 foot building after
much pressure. Andy Little, assistant to
Mayor Lee, said the bank was not
obligated to present the plans to the
Appearance Commission before building
began. "It was a courtesy effort on their
part, because they did not need a special
permit to go on with their plans " he said.
Wettach said the bank decided to take
most of the criticism from the public
"since it was originally the bank's plan. It
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Austria this summer.
(Staff Photo by Leslie Todd)
with choice tunes.
Precisely at 12 noon, the choir
members will briefly desert their
respective posts to assemble in
mid-downtown for a lawn concert
featuring Americana and Renaissance
For those negligent villagers who
forget to carry change during their
Saturday jaunts downtown, several
hot-pants attired sopranos and altos will
sport money belts to make change.
If the choir is to raise $50,000 by its
mid-May deadline, it is imperative UNC
students be willing to show financial
support, since a major facet of statewide
fund raising efforts depends upon the
success of backhome strength that can be
referred to by choir members in meetings
with business and alumni interests.
Carolina Choir Day will mark a
precedent in the history of the choir,
which has never charged admission to any
of its concerts on campus (with the
exception of the Memorial Hall concert
last year that helped the choir accept an
invitation to Daytona Beach, Florida).
In the five years since the arrival of
choir conductor Dr. Lara Hoggard, Kenan
Professor of Music, the past choirs have
performed in 17 concert situations on
campus without profit. It is precisely this
lack of funding that has necessitated the
choir's turning down several prestigious
invito ti frrvrn throughout thp nation.
Saturday will change all that. For eight
hours, choir members will sing, kiss, sell
cakes, lay dimes on the sidewalk and pray
the weather stays nice.
WCHL radio will feature hourly
two-minute reports on the progress of the
was a gamble, but somewhat essential
too," he continued.
"The majority of large banks choose
to rent. We were looking for a builder and
Sam Longiotti of Plaza Associates took us
The bank occupies the first floor and
basement of the new building. The larger
office building in the rear, which is
expected to be completed by the first of
August, will house at least 20 new retail
stores, along with 60,000 feet of office
space. The upper two levels of the bank
building will also be used for office space.
In the space where the old bank was
located, an arcade will be constructed as a
passageway from Franklin to Rosemary
Street. Because the rear building was
constructed in a parking lot, a parking
deck was drawn into the new plans to
meet the requirements for parking in the
local zoning code. A pedestrian walk was
built over Rosemary Street to connect
the deck with the office building.
Sam Longiotti, owner of the buildings,
said NCNB asked him to stop plans for
building when the protest began. '"Tie
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For the first tims in I'NC h;:ory. a
'"Spring Hir.c" vi be
icn for the
members of the graduating Senior Oass.
The event will be held Thursday. April
"27, from "four o'clock til the kegs run
dry" on the American Legion Grounds
behind the Holiday Inn. It w dl be
restricted to seniors only.
"Free beer, free rock music and free
frisbees" are adertised to be given away
during the event.
Although the event is free, donation
will be solicited from both sponsors, the
Senior Class and the Alumni Association.
However, both Lee Hood Capps.
president of the Sensor C'lavs. and
Clarence Whitefield. executive secretary
of the Alumni Association h3ve promised
that the solicitations are and will be only
"This event is primarily a social
activity for all class members," Capps said
while Whitefield assured. "We are not
going to do a h3rd sell."
In a letter to be sent to every senior
next week, Charlie Dean, chairman of the
Senior Class scholarship fund, explained
that all donations given to the Senior
Class during the fling will go to the Molly
Ellen Nicholson Scholarship Fund.
"We would like to make one more
effort to broaden the base of the Senior
Class support for what we consider to be
an eminently worthwhile gift compared
the trees and benches given by previous
The fling will be the last official
activity of the Senior Class for this year.
Whitefield summed up the event as
being "an afternoon of fun" and said. "I
believe it will be something which nay
set a tradition."
Capps said he hoped a good number of
students would attend and he thought "it
was an exceedingly good gesture" of the
Alumni Association to give the fling
Capps added, "I have been assured
that there will be enough beer for a!!
2,800 of us, even if the frisbees run out."
TODAY: Partly cloudy, warm
and humid with chance of showers;
high in the 80's, low in the 50's;
probability of precipitation 30
delay and reconfiguration cost us a
tremendous amount. We were delayed a
year and time is crucial in a project like
this," he said.
"We may be overbuilt for the market
at the moment, but in four or five years
office space in Chapel Hill should be
' "I don't think we've done anything to
take away from the character of
downtown Chapel Hill," he continued.
"The UNC alumni complained because
they want to think of Chapel Hill the way
it was when they were here. You have to
have growth and change to service a
growing community, or the community
will deteriorate. Change is not horrible if
it is controlled."
Protest won the dissenters a modern
three-story building on Franklin Street,
and it won the builders an increase of
space from 70,000 to 119,000 square
feet. The new buildings have almost
ruined the picture of downtown Cliapel
Hill with its "village character." But who
is to stop the march of time and