North Carolina Newspapers

Vol. 81, No. 98
Governors seek
BiMetr revision
by William March
and Jody Meacham
Staff Writers
The Board of Governors of the
University of North Carolina system will
meet today at 10:30, to consider the
recommendations of its budget
committee concerning supplemental
budget request.
The Board's original budget request to
the N.C. Advisory Budget Commission
was cut by some $50 million in the
commission's recommended budget. The
cuts were in the areas of new programs
and capital improvements for the 16
The budget committee will present its
recommendation to the board as to how
much of the original budget request
should be put back into the 1973-75
In addition, the committee will submit
recommendations on funding for new
The new requests will include a
proposal to make facilities of the 16
campuses more accessible to handicapped
students. Wheelchair ramps and other
facilities would be built.
The board's action on the budget
committee's report will determine the
final budget request to be submitted to
the N.C. General Assembly.
The woman who helped bring
'Elephants & Butterflies' to UNC
by Margaret Bobo
- UNC News Bureau
What's a nice girl like her doing in a .
situation like that?
The situation? Co-author of
"Elephants and Butterflies," perhaps the
first college sex column in the country.
The nice girl? Lana Starnes, December
graduate of UNC. From all outward
appearances she is just another of the
sweet, soft-spoken and
innocent-of-the-facts-of-Iife breed . of ;
"Southern women."
Lana's transformation began during her
freshman year in 1969. Dr. Takey Crist, a
gynecologist at N.C. Memorial Hospital,
spoke to the girls of her dorm about sex.
"1 was very naive like most girls in my
dorm," Lana confessed. "We sat there
with our mouths open listening to him.
We asked questions and he answered,
matter-of-factly, without embarrassing
us." .
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Staff photo by Johnny Lindahl
According to University Vice President
for Finance Felix Joyner, the board will
certainly ask for reinstatement of some of
the cut programs.
"We are always optimistic about
budget requests, and this year is not as
tight as we thought it would be," Joyner
said. "So we think it not unlikely that
we'll get some of it back."
Other business on the board's agenda
will be President William Friday's annual
report on the state of the University.
The board will consider a resolution
which, according to Joyner, will
authorize tuition and fee schedules for all
institutions of the University this fall.
Part of this resolution will include a
$17 tuition increase for the Chapel Hill
campus this year and a $14 increase for
next year.
The board will also consider a
resolution setting board policy and
procedure for establishment of
enrollment levels at the University's
various campuses.
The board will also hear an interim
report from its Code Committee. The
committee has been working since
September on Chapter Six of the Code
which deals with academic freedom,
students rights and tenure. Reportedly,
no draft of the chapter is ready for
presentation at this meeting.
A year later while a Daily Tar Heel
reporter, Lana interviewed Crist about
"Elephants and Butterflies. .. and
Contraceptives," a sex information
booklet published and distributed to
students by the campus chapter of ECOS.
"No matter what you are talking about
with Takey you get excited about his
enthusiasm. You want to get involved
with what he is doing," said Lana of her
first interview with Crist. Get involved
she did. Soon she was accompanying Dr.
Crist as he spoke to dorms on campus and
to audiences at nearby colleges.
"The most important trip for me was
to Peace College in Raleigh," Lana said.
"After Dr. Crist's talk some of the girls
came up and asked me questions."
"That was the turning point! I found
that because of my talks with Takey and
writing about 'Elephants and Butterflies,'
1 had learned enough that I could answer
questions myself." "
Shortly afterward, Lana and Dr. Crist
Chapel Hill, North Carolina,
ask ipemaiiis
by Greg Turosak
Staff Writer
Another 24 hours have gone by since
Tuesday's campus-wide elections, but it is
still unclear as to exactly what is going
In the major uncertainty of the
election, third place presidential
contender Allen Mask is still undecided as
to whether or not he will take the alleged
poll violations in Everett Dormitory
before the Student Supreme Court.
Mask finished 34 votes behind
runner-up Ford Runge in the election,
and claims that the closing of Everett at
RCF board
by Gary Fulton
Staff Writer
The Residence College Federation
(RCF) Executive Board in its final
meeting Wednesday voiced opposition to
some of the basic proposals of the
University's Traffic and Safety
The board's strongest opposition
concerned the committee's proposals to
eliminate student parking on North
Campus and impose a $45 permit fee on
all students, faculty and staff for
on-campus parking space.
The proposed bus system for the
Chapel Hill area received the board's
endorsement. Lee Corum, chairman of
the Student Transportation Committee,
told the board that the bus system was
essential to any change in the present
system and strongly urged all dorm
residents registered in Chapel Hill to vote
for the system in the Feb. 20 referendum.
Opposition was unanimous to the
Traffic Committee's proposal that all
student parking spaces on North Campus
be given to the faculty and staff to
compensate for the loss of the 400-space
New Mope construction
by Ken Allen
Staff Writer
The U.S. Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va. today
remanded the New Hope Dam case to the Middle
District Court in North Carolina. The Appeals Court also
enjoined any cutting or clearing of the reservoir area,
pending conclusion of the case.
The New Hope case, Conservation Council v.
Froehlke, was "argued Wednesday in Richmond, Va.,
before a panel of judges of the Fourth Circuit Court of
Environmental groups, including the Conservation
Council of N.C. and ECOS, Inc., had appealed a decision
by Judge Eugene Gordon of the U.S. District Court in
Gordon had ruled that since the U.S. Army Corps of
Engineers, developers of the New Hope project, had filed
conceived the idea of writing a
question-and-answer column about sex
for the Daily Tar Heel.
"We didn't think it would go over very
big," Lana said, "but Tom Gooding, then
editor of the Daily Tar Heel, was all for
The column -"Elephants and
Butterflies"-began in December 1970.
"Elephants and Butterflies" caught
flak frpm administration, faculty and the
public, Lana recalled, "The Dean of
Student Affairs at that time told me, T
have heard all the dirty words but I never
expected to see them printed in the
student newspaper'."
To Lana and Dr. Crist, the need for a
column was obvious. "An increased
number of unwanted pregnancies, cases
of veneral disease, and illegal abortions
were being seen at the hospital," said
Lana. "Takey was upset about
Please turn to page 5, column 1
Friday, February 9, 1973
two different times and the presence of
misleading signs could have materially
affected the vote in that dormitory.
Mask carried Everett easily,
accumulating more votes than Runge and
Pitt Dickey combined, and feels that it is
possible that he could have received the
votes necessary for second place if the
alleged violations had not occurred.
Mask has until 7 p.m. Sunday evening
to bring the case before the Court, if he
chooses to do so.
"The final decision is up to me," said
Mask, "but there are about a hundred
people who worked for me and I have to
Union lot, which will be eliminated by
" the construction of the new dramatic arts
building on that site.
The members of the board agreed that
students on North Campus should not be
deprived of the small number of parking
spaces now designated to' them because
resident parking there is already
RCF Chairman Steve Saunders said, "I
think we all agree that students living in
University housing have a right to be able
to park within a reasonable distance from
their dorms because the dorm is the
student's home for nine months of the.
The board also expressed its opposition
to the committee proposal to raise the
on-campus parking permit fee to $45 for
students, faculty and staff.
"Most of the traffic congestion on
campus is caused by the faculty, staff and
off-campus students," said one board
member. "It is these people. who should
be using the bus system to get to school."
To encourage the faculty, staff and
off-campus students to use the bus
system and the proposed fringe lot, the
board suggested that the fee for
an Environmental Impact Statement as required by the
National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, the Court
had nothing to do with the matter.
It was Gordon's contention that since the project had
been authorized by Congress and the Corps had its
papers in order, the project could go ahead, regardless of
what the impact statement said, and that the court could
rule only on procedure.
The environmental groups argued that the National
Environmental Act requires "finely tuned,
interdisciplinary evaluation" of the New Hope Dam
project and that the statement submitted by the Corps
was inadequate.
According to James C. Wallace, past president of the
Conservation Council of N.C. and one of the plaintiffs in
the case, the ruling by the Court of Appeals represents a
reversal of the Gordon decision.
The District Court will now have to rule on the merits
talk to them. I want to do what's best for
Student Government and the student
During the past two days. Mask has
been in touch with Richard Epps and
Fred Davenport, and with all the leading
presidential contenders except Pitt
Dickey. x
The general feeling within Mask's
campaign staff is that if the issue is taken
to the court, and it rules in Mask's favor,
then the new presidential race would
probably retain the top five contenders
with the others dropping out.
Contrary to a statement by Elections
on-campus parking for these groups be
raised to $6 per month. This would
reduce the number of cars brought on
campus each day.
The board agreed that resident parking
fees should be raised, but proposed that
the increase should only be about $ 1 5 per
year rather than the $35 increase
proposed by the Traffic Committee.
Saunders told the board that their
proposals and suggestions would be put in
a letter and presented to Chancellor
Taylor by Monday.
. This will be the last action taken by
RCF and its executive board. A
referendum in the Feb. 6 election
established the Residence Hall
Association (RHA) to replace RCF.
TODAY: Clear and colder, high
near 40. Fair tonight, low in the
mid-teens. Twenty per cent chance of
precipitation today.
Founded February 23, 1893
Board Chairman Leo Gordon in
yesterday's DTH, the court would not
have to rule a new election in every single
race, if it ruled in Mask's favor, but would
do only that which would be necessary to
insure fairness in other races that could
be affected.
Meanwhile, first place finisher Pitt
Dickey appeared unaware of all the
goings-on. When told of all the
complications, he replied: ". . .well I
don't care, 111 run against both of them.
Show them what a heart the Blue Sky
Party has."
The decision, however, if the case is
brought up, is up to the court.
Staff photo by Johnny Lindahl
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of project and decide if the Corps' proposals represent
substantial harm to the environment, as the
Conservation Council and ECOS, Inc. contend.
"This is very encouraging," Wallace said. "It's the first
break we have had in this case. We've been in court since
August 10, 1971. For the first time, we are going to
establish meaningful dialogue with the two opposing
ECOS Director Watson Morris told The Daily Tar
Heel, "Needless to say, we're very happy with the
court's decision. We're very hopeful that further review
of the merits of the project will perhaps result in a
decision to cancel plans for the reservoir and use the
existing dam as a dry dam without a permanent flood
control pool."
In the meantime, the Appeals Court has stopped the
Corps of Engineers from doing further work on the
project until the case has been decided.
Staff photo by Johnny Lindahl

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