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The Daily Tar Heel
by AI Thomas
One of North Carolina's top high
school basketball players has been signed
by the Tar Heels, but he may not be able
to attend school here fnr another year.
Walt Davis, a 6-5 forward from South
Mecklenburg High School in Charlotte,
was signed by Coach Dean Smith early
Davis spearheaded South
Mecklenburg's drive for its third straight
4-A championship this year, averaging 21
omen's tennis day at
Carolina will host the 15th annual
'Tennis Day" Saturday at varsity courts,
featuring a women's invitational
tournament with representatives from 14
The tournament will be held all day,
with winners expected in both the
championship and consolation brackets.
muc rejuvenated Carolina baseball
team will be looking for their twentieth
win of the season when they host Va.
Tech this afternoon in Cary Boshamer
The non-conference battle will begin
The Tar Heels, owners of an impressive
19-5 overall record and 6-3 mark in
conference play, defeated the Gobblers
earlier in the season, 1-0, at Blacksburg.
4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
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entrance behind the Zoom
Friday, April 14, 1972
pomts ai,u 1 3 rebounds an outing.
He was chosen all-state and all-Metro
Charlotte as well as being selected the
Most Valuable Player in the 4-A
tournament last March. Davis is generally
regarded as one of the top two senior
caeers in the state.
Smnh was m Las Vegas Thursday
preparing for an all-star game, but
assistant coach Bill Guthridge
commented, "We're very happy to have
Walt in our program
"He led South Mecklenburg to two
state championships," Guthridge
Mary Scott Allen of Duke is the
defending singles champion in the
tournament and she returns this year,
most likely to duel with one of Carolina's
undefeated girls for the title.
Schools represented include Carolina,
Atlantic Christian, Greensboro College,
High Point. Duke. Guilford, Wake Forest
Freshman righthander Mike Merritt
picked up the win, his fourth in five
Merritt is scheduled to see action this
afternoon along with righthanders Grant
Grasmick and Jimmy DeRatt. Grasmick is
currently 1-0 with a perfect 0.00 ERA in
eight and two-thirds innings
Today's contest will mark the varsity
debut for DeRatt, who received
realize me aays oi enormous
H A Id
orate Dronis are over
There was a time, fifty or sixty
years ago, when a major corporation
in America might expect profits of
twenty or even twenty-five cents on
the sales dollar.
Those davs are over. But not
everybody realizes it.
What would you call enormous?
9 In 1970, Fortune's Top 500 indus
trial corporations realized an average
profit of about 4 cents on
General Electric fa red
slightly better than
average. Last year,
our profits amount
ed to about 5 cents
on the dollar.
We are occasion
ally attacked, along
with business in
general, as being
People argue that if social progress
is to be made, business must make it.
And that profits stand in the way of
We would argue quite the opposite.
The business of business is not
i..o, as w e it, is to pro-
duce and distribute A
necessary goods and serv- 1 ;
ices to the profit of society
. . . and the business itself.
A business must re
flect society's needs. Eco
nomic, political, legal
and moral, as well as
social. It must change as
society changes and, to
some extent, influence
continued, "and will certainly add a let
to our program."
The problem for Davis and the Tar
Heels is that th. high school cage star did
not make 800 on his Scholastic Aptitude
Test - which is required by the Atlantic
.,c is expected to take the SAT once
more and although Guthridge was
reluctant to discuss the issue, he did say it
would be September before Davis' status
would be certain for the 1972-73 school
If Davis does not make 800, he is
St. Mary's Junior College. Salem, Queens.
Meredith, Mars Hill, High roint and N.C.
in other sports activities Saturday, the
tennis and lacrosse teams travel.
Sporting a 12-2 record, Carolina's
netters play at ACC foe Maryland
tnmnrrnw. Then the Tar Heels prepare
recognition last tail as the tailback of the
freshman football squad. He has seen
considerable action this spring with the
junior varsitv b-ebail team.
Leftfielder Tom Gillis moved into the
team batting lead due to his outstanding
performance at State Wednesday. The
sophomore went three for four at the
plate and drove in two runs in the
Sport Proven For Cpnsiittnt Dependability
east mm immmm
But if society profits and the busi
ness does not, the business will fold in
the short run. It will have no operat
profit is enough to
keep a business
much is too much?
It's hard to say.
ing only marginal
fM' W U M "
ing new employment, creating new
products or adding to man's scientific
and technical knowledge.
Marginal companies are not the
ones making the important social con
tributions today. For a simple reason.
They can't afford to.
No responsible company wants a
return to the days of the robber bar
ons. No responsible company wants
"enormous" profits. But no company
can survive without the profit system.
Why are we running this ad?
General Electric is a big, techno
logical company, with the capabilities
to do a great deal of problem solving
We think profits have a direct
effect on our ability to solve
problems. But we realize the is
sue of profits is one with two
sides. By telling you our side,
we hope we've moved you to
think about your side. Perhaps
even write us about it.
"We'd like to hear what you
have to say. Please write to
General Electric, Dept. 901
570 Lexington Avenue, New
York, N.Y. 10021.
expected to attend ore year of prep
school in hopes of eventually projecting a
1 .6 average before coming to Carolina.
Wake Forest was in a similar situation
last year when 6-6 forward Henry Hicks
of Erwin was signed but failed to project
a 1.6 or make S00 on the SAT. Hicks
attended a prep school and will be at
Wake Forest this coming year.
Davis is the second high school
basketball player to sign with Carolina so
Jimmy Guill, a 6-3 guard from North
Forsyth who averaged 18 points a game,
was signed by Smith late in March.
for another road trip at Virginia, a pivotal
Tuesday match here with Wake Forest
and then back to Virginia for the ACC
meet next weekend.
The stickmen, 17th in the country, go
to powerful Towson State today' in
Towson, Md. Towson beat the Tar Heels
last year and is presently seventh-ranked
in the nation.
Towson whipped Duke 19-7 recently
when the Blue Devils were ranked among
the nation's top ten. But UNC has had
ten days off from a loss to Virginia, the
nation's best, and will go for its sixth
victory in eight games with a measure of
confidence. Carolina's only other loss was
to Maryland - the second best team in the
country. "We feel like we have a real
good chance," says Carolina coach Fred
High or Low Tops
Tar Heel track team
travelling to Columbia
by David Zuccra.
Aisstznt Sport 5 Edilc
Going up against the track squads of
Maryland and South Carolina on
successive weekends is like trying to fence
without a weapon. No matter how fast
you run, you get stuck.
Coach Joe Hilton's Tar Heels ran and
ran last Saturday against Maryland, but
the lerps outrnuscled UNC in the weight
events and stuck Carolina with a 8362
Carolina must now face South
Carolina Saturday at Columbia, and the
Gamecocks are the spitting image of
Maryland. The Tar Heels took the'mEe.
three-mile, half-mile. 220 and the 100
against the Terps, but USC can match
Maryland for sh3eer power in the weight
The Tar Heels have been notoriously
vulnerable in the weight areas all season.
Maryland swept the shot and javelin in
short order Saturday and took two out of
three places in the discus. South Carolina
will likely follow suit.
"Maryland and South Carolina are
almost identical in their relative strengths
and weaknesses," Hilton said yesterday.
"We may have a slightly better chance
against South Carolina, but we're going to
keep them from sweeping us in the
mueea mey are. ITie uamecocks
feature Forrest Broom and Rich Sorin in
the discus and the shot, along with Tom
Chapman in the javelin. Broom won his
event in the State Record Relays two
weeks ago and Sorin placed fourth in the
shot. Both came up with distances that
Tar Heels Terry Taylor and Brad Mullinax
have yet to approach
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South Carolina can also call upon pole
vaulter Bui Bryan, hurdlers Bu.y Novo
and Mike Co'ley and quarter-- !- Bob
Dempsey. Carolina's best shot these
three events will come in the pole vault,
where Danny Deacon's season's high or
14-6 puts him within six inches of Bryan.
"South Carolina w:Il probably
most of these events." Hut on
realistically. "But we should take care or
them in the jumps and the distances."
Few college teams can match
Carolina's distance program, which has
carried the squad all seao.i. All-Amer.oan
Reggie McAfee will rvn the mile ar.d
two-mOe Saturday and ul hke'.v take the
mile with Utile difficult - .
McAfee's only serious competition w ;"
come from his own teammates. Lennox
Stewart will join Reggie in the mile for
the first time this year, and ACC champ
Larry Wedgeon should capture the
The Tar Heels took the long jump,
triple jump and high jump Saturday
against Maryland and v. ill undoubtabh
repeat against the Gamecocks, who ire
slightly weaker than the Terrapins in the
The half-mile is in the capable hands
of Tony Waldrop. the ACC's two-time
l.OOO-yd. winner and an easy ictor in
the SS0 last weekend. Likewise, the Ta:
Heels will be favored in the dashes, where
Mike Canzonieri will- challenge Jjm Small
and Keith Edison in the 100 and the 220
With the two squads balancing out one
another's strengths, the quarter-mil e and
the 440 and mile relays shape up as the
meet's key events. Hilton has Don
Wheless and Winfred Falls set for the
quarter-mile and will go with the same
mile relay unit that easily outdistanced
Maryland last Saturday.
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