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It will be partly cloudy with a
chance of thundershowers
today and tomorrow. High
today will be in the mid-70s,
low tonight in the 60s and
the temperature will climb
into the mid-80s tomorrow.
The chance of rain is 40 per
Volume 85, Issue No. 10
As much as 2 years
By EDDIE MARKS
The proposed South Campus Union,
originally scheduled for completion in spring
1978, may be delayed by as much as two
years, Dean of Student Affairs Donald A.
Boulton said last week.
Boulton blamed budget problems for the
delay. Bids for the renovations to Chase
Hall,-where the new Union is to be located,
greatly exceeded original estimates, he said.
Gordon Rutherford, director of the
planning office, said $600,000 had been
allocated for the project. He said final bids
Original plans called for the second floor,
Servomation-Mathias Inc. cafeteria to be
relocated on the first floor of Chase with the
Union to be located in 5,400 square feet of
space upstairs. The renovations were to have
been completed this summer to avoid
disrupting food services.
But budget delays left no time for the work
to be completed before students returned,
Boultong said. Chase Hall will remain
unchanged until at least next summer, he
Boulton said he hopes many Union
services not requiring special equipment or
facilities can be held in the South Campus
Eric Locher, U nion president, said movies
and videotape programs already are
scheduled for the South Campus dorms.
Other possibilities for South Campus
activities, he said, are Union-sponsored
dances and receptions for speakers.
Charlie Kummel, governor of
Ehringhaus, said he believes the bids were
high due to the short length of time allowed
for the renovations.
Kummel was a member of the committee
that formulated plans for the new Union last
year. Fucilities proposed by the committee
for the Chase Hall project include an
information desk, ticket-purchasing and
check-cashing services, a television room, a
game room, meeting rooms and copy
Nan Parati, president of Hinton James,
said the delay would not hamper many of the
South Campus activities. Plans are already
underway, she said, for a South Campus
week in March will include such things as a
medieval-style jousting match.
Steve Verganini, president of Craige, said
he felt let down after the hard planning that
went into the project but hopes to form "a
strong association without the physical
Nick Long, chairman of the Union's
South Campus Committee, said the South
Campus Union is needed to coordinate
activities and programming on South
Campus. He said the delay is unfortunate
but hopes it may eventually allow the Union
more space in Chase Hall.
Long stressed that the South Campus
Union is not intended to replace the original
Union, but to complement it. He said he
wants to avoid "the image some people have
that South Campus is UNC-Pittsboro."
Tough defensive struggle to highlight
Tar Heel-Wildcat Peach Bowl rematch
By GENE UPCHURCH
North Carolina's football team could take
a cloud with it when it runs into Kentucky's
Commonwealth Stadium Saturday.
The rain that fell over Chapel Hill most of
the day Thursday is supposed to move
toward Lexington, and the folks there said
they are looking for rain Saturday. But the
players on Carolina's team would love
nothing more than to be another kind of
cloud to blow into bluegrass country a
cloud in the form of a defeat over Kentucky
in this year's football opener.
Many people expect to see a remake of the
Peach Bowl, with similar results a 21-0
shutout by Kentucky. But there will be a big
difference in both teams. '
The game will feature unforgiving
defenses, with the result most likely a low
scoring game and inexperienced offensive
lines coming off both benches. Potentially
dangerous offenses on both sides will find
the going rough because their lines will not
have worked together long enough and
because of defenses which will capitalize on
this inexperience and any mistakes that are
The Wildcats return nine of their II
defensive starters from the Peach Bowl. One
starter was lost to graduation and senior
tackle Bob Winkel is out for the season with
an ankle injury. This is virtually the same
defense that allowed Carolina only 108 yards
total gain in the Peach Bowl: 84 rushing and
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By STEVE HUETTEL
Senate ratification of the recently signed
Panama Canal treaty may be in jeopardy if
the positions of Sens. Jesse Helms. R-NC,
and Robert Morgan, D-NC, reflect the
sentiments of the entire U.S. Senate.
Morgan is reserving judgment on the issue
despite a lobbying effort by President Carter
Wednesday, while Helms has emerged as one
of the chief opponents of the treaty.
"The Senator thinks it is premature to
make a decision on the treaty until some
points are clarified," said Alfred Pollard,
Morgan's legal counsel.
Pollard said the senator was particularly
concerned about the U.S. role in the defense
of the canal after the year 2000 and the
provisions concerning U.S. cession of lands
"After 2000 can we go into Panama to
defend the canal?" he asked. "Do the
Panamanians realize that our decision on
cession may be to give up no land at all
before 200O? If not, we have some serious
reservations about it (the treaty)."
Morgan believes that a modification of
linebackers Mike Martin and Jim Kovach.
Martin was the defensive Most Valuable
Player for the Peach Bowl, mainly because
he had 11 tackles, thiee assists, two tackles
for losses, one quarterback sack and a "big
hit." Kovach led the team in tackles last year
for the second straight year.
But Kentucky, coming off a 7-4 season last
year, its third winning season since 1960, has
an offensive backfield that should be able to
propel the team to another winning season.
Kentucky will not go to another bowl game
this year even if they do haveagood year
because the team is on a two-year probation
by the NCAA for recruiting violations.
Derrick Ramsey at quarterback and Rod
Stewart at fullback provide the punch for the
wishbone offense run by the Wildcats.
Stewait personally scored all three
touchdowns against Carolina in the Peach
Bowl and picked up 104 yards in that game
rushing, while averaging 64 yards per game
during the season. Ramsey had a sub-par
game against Carolina in December: he
picked up only 30 yards rushing, down from
his average of 70 yards rushing per game.
Additional wallop from the Wildcat
backfield comes from running backs Chris
Hill and Randy Brooks.
The potential for an explosive Wildcat
offense is there, but the team suffers the same
ailment that Carolina suffers: a young,
inexperienced offensive line. Kentucky lost
four players off its offensive line, including
Warren Bryant, who was named to several
All-America teams. Juniors and seniors are
moving up to fill the voids and should play
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Friday, September 9, 1977,
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students and townspeople were happy,
up, the drought is fading and there's more
no to Panama treaty; Morgan unsure
U.S. relations with Panama is in order, but
he must determine whether the proper
modifications are included in the trsaty.
Pollard said. ...
Constituent mail to Morgan is running
heavily against ratification of the treaty.
Pollard said, but there is some support for
the agreement from Chapel Hill. Greensboro
and other metropolitan areas of the state.
Helms' office also reports heavy
opposition to the treaty based on the
senator's mail. "We've only received about
12 letters in favor of the treaty, while in a
single day we've received 700 to 800 letters
against giving away the canal." said Clint
Fuller, Helms' press secretary and executive
Helms will address the canal issue in his
upcoming speeches, including appearances
in Winston-Salem , and Asheville this
weekend and in Miami, Fla. next week.
Fuller said. Helms appeared on NBC's Meet
the Press last month with Sen. Strom
Thurmond, R-S.C, another treaty
"The senator is concerned about the
national security aspects of the treaty and is
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Quarterback Matt Kupec will lead North
Kentucky Saturday to meet the Wildcats
the 'Cats 21-0 in the 1976 Peach Bowl.
University community since 1893
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
4 inches of liquid delight
raises lake 16.5 inches
By KEITH HOLLAR
A thirsty Chapel Hill got a taste of wet
relief Wednesday and Thursday as
intermittent showers dumped 4.17 inches of
rain on the area by 7 p.m. Thursday, raising
the level of University Lake 16.5 inches.
The rains, which began about 9 p.m.
Wednesday and lasted throughout the day
Thursday, raised the level of Chapel Hill's
only reservoir from 82.5 inches below
capacity to 66 inches below capacity by 4:30
The level of University Lake on Sept. 10.
1976 was 61.5 inches below capacity during
drought conditions then.
"Most of the inlets are flowing very, very
well." an employee at University Lake said
Thursday afternoon. "I think it will be very
much better by Friday because there's so
much water still on the ground."
But Everett Billingsley, executive director
opposed to giving away the canal and paying
them to take it." Fuller said.
Helms believes that if the vote were taken
today, the opponents could block
ratification of the treaty. Fuller said. The
press secretary pointed out that last year 39
senators voted for a resolution against giving
up the canal. Only 34 votes are needed to
prevent passage of the treaty.
Both Fuller and Pollard believe that
Senate debate on the treaty will not begin for
"Sen. (John) Sparkman. chairperson of
the Armed Services Committee, said that it
won't come to the floor until spring, and I
don't think Carter wants it there yet."
Pollard said. "He got burned before by not
consulting (House Speaker) Tip O'Neill
about congressional actions."
Before the treaty reaches the Senate floor,
it will have to be cleared through at least the
Foreign Relations and Armed Services
committees. Poliard said. He added that
other Senate committees may act upon the
agreement and the House of Representatives
might vote on the treaty, because any cession
of U.S. territory is subject to that body's
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Carolina's attack as the Tar Heels travel to
in the 1 977 season opener. Carolina lost to
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of the Orange Water and Sewer Authority
(OWASA) said that Chapel Hill's water
shortage is far from over.
"The rain has certainly helped the
problem, but it has not alleviated it."
Billingsley said. "What this rainfall is doing
is providing another week or so of a supply
of water." He said the town would not be out
of trouble unless it gets an extended period
"We're concerned that with this nice rain,
people will slack up on conservation
measures." Billingsley said. "It will help, but
we still need good conservation."
Chapel Hill Mayor James C. Wallace said
he was pleased with Chapel Hill's first
significant rainfall since Aug. 18.
"Naturally. I'm delighted that we've had
so much rain." he said Thursday.
He said he is especially pleased about the
rainfall's effects on Durham's water supply.
Durham's reservoir, Lake Michie, has been
supplying Chapel Hill with an average of
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Senator Robert Morgan is withholding
his decision on whether to support the
Panama Canal treaty, despite a full-scale
lobbying effort by President Carter.
Heel hooters host
Carolina to stress
By TOD HUGHES
Carolina Head Soccer Coach Anson
Dorrance will blend new and seasoned
ingredients into his I977 team, which
opens it season against Western
Carolina at l p.m. Saturday on Fetzer
Field. And if his mixture is right, the
result could be an extremely successful
The Heels lost six starters from last
year, but Dorrance is confident he can
adequately fill in the void. Leading the
returning players is first-team all
conference junior goalie Martin
Trimble, who has received all
conference recognition both years he's
been at UNC. along with second-team
all-conference players Roy Baroff, (co
captain) Peter Griffin and all-South
selection Ed Fenimore. Also back are
last year's leading scorer Dick Drayton,
starter Olaf Kampfschmidt. Steve Scott,
Hugh Bennett and David Collier, all of
whom Dorrance cited as having been
impressive during fall practice.
In addition, this year marks the first
time scholarships have been offered in
soccer. This has brought three top
notch players to Chapel Hill: Shawn
Naber, a first-team All-America from
Philadelphia: John Fernandez from
Florida: and Butch Bernard, a two-time
junior-college All-America from
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approximately 3.5 million gallons of water
per day. Lake Michie can retain more of the
rainfall than University Lake because of its
Terry Rolan. the assistant director of
Durham's Division of Water Resources, said
Durham has been taking a closer look at the
Lake Michie water level, resulting in an
agreement to sell approximately one million
gallons per day less to Chapel Hill (see
related story on page 5).
Durham had not reached the point of
mandatory conservation before the rain, but
Lake Michie's water level is about three and
one-half feet below what it was during
drought conditions last year, Rolan said.
The first rainfall since students returned to
UNC Aug. 25 found many students
"We could hardly keep our display of
umbrellas filled." said Joel Myers, sales
manager of Student Stores. "Every dass
break, it was two or three people, deep
around the display."
The rains forced parking monitors, who
stand at entrances to campus parking lots to
keep out persons without proper parking
permits, to seek refuge because of "technical
"We haven't gotten our raincoats yet,"
Student Parking Monitor Abbott Mason
said. "I'm not going to make people work out
in the rain without raincoats." Mason said
the monitors would be back on the job
The water shortage which has plagued
Chapel Hill since the beginning of the
summer is the result of subnormal rainfall
since June, according to Billingsley. He said
that prior to the rains Thursday. Chapel H ill
had received only 22 inches of rainfall this
year, which he said is about eight Inches less
"But it's not so much the quantity of
water, but the distribution of it," he said.
Mayor Wallace said he sees a connection
between the area's subnormal rainfall and
the bumper stickers which read, "If God is
not a Tar Heel, Why's the Sky Carolina
"I think our drought is because God saw
those and decided to leave the sky Carolina
Blue. Maybe we had better take off those
"Today I looked up at the sky. and it's
about as pretty a blue as I've ever seen."
Montgomery College. Dorrance
believes each has an excellent chance of
breaking into the starting lineup.
"If we bring in two or three athletes of
their caliber every year," Dorrance said,
"we're certainly going to be very
competitive. Then we'd like to fill in the
rest of the field with people like Roy
Baroff, a Chapel Hillian who is
outstanding. If we can bring in one
player of his caliber a year from North
Carolina, we're going to be competitive
Backup goalie Lee Horton also
returns, another plus for the Heels.
"On any given day," Dorrance said,
"he can come in and do a better job than
Martin (Trimble). He's outstanding.
Either one of them could start just about
anywhere else. It is kind of a shame they
both ended up at the same school. But in
this season with 18 games, we need two
keepers because the odds of the
goalkeeper getting injured are very high.
So' the other player's going to see a lot
of playing time, regardless ot who we
choose to start. We might even alternate
Dorrance said he will emphasize an
attacking midfield this year.
"We're going to require a lot of goals
scored out of our midfield. We're also
going to attack from behind a lot."
Dorrance believes the midfiefd is the
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