Monday, October 24, 1977 The Daily Tar Heel 3 Local black leaders question candidates at forum By EVELYN SAHR Surr Writer Local black community leaders asked questions on topics ranging from transportation to the resignation of a town employee at a forum Thursday night. The forum was sponsored by the South Orange Black Caucus, a political group which aims to elect candidates who will work to answer the needs of the black community. Candidates for the Chapel Hill arid Carrboro town boards and Carrboro mayor each gave two-minute introductory statements arid then fielded questions asked specifically to them by the audience. All seven candidates for the Chapel Hill Board of Aldermen attended the meeting. Incumbents Gerry Cohen and Marvin Silver and challengers Marilyn Boulton, Bill Thorpe, Bill Lindsey, Jim Merkle and Bev Kawalec were present. Asked why the board does not always follow the recommendations of its committees, Cohen said the town does not always have sufficient funds to adhere to the suggestions of citizen task forces and the individual town boards such as the, Planning Board. But Cohen said the board usually follows these groups' suggestions if possible. Merkle said he felt the efficiency of the bus system is the most important aspect of the transportation issue. He said the routes should run where the most riders are and discontinued where there is low ridership. Boulton, answering a question on the relationship between the Board of Aldermen and the city department heads, said the board makes policy decisions and that its role is to set goals. She said the department heads' role, on the other hand, is to implement these goals, as they are professionals in their specific areas. Thorpe was asked what he thought the main issues were facing low-income people in Chapel Hill. He said Chapel Hill actually does not have too many poor people "because we've run them out because they have no place to live." Pit Stop (in the Student Store) Y Court (next to South Building) Bar (Law School) Osier (Medical School) Circus Room (Lower Quad) Nook (School of Public Health) Scuttlebutt Dorm Convenience Stores Hinton James Ehringhaus Morrison Avery Craige WHEN ON CAMPUS LET THE STUDENT STORES SNACK BARS BE YOUR QUICK LUNCH STOP! THERE'S MORE AT YOUR "ON CAMPUS" STTOfldlEfW STOKE 1977 JOS SCHLITZ BREWING CO. MILWAUKEE. WIS. TKI DEAN OF BIER'S QUICKIE QUIZ. Q: The figure "130" represents: a) The number of mailmen in the U.S. answering to the name of Louie. b) Any combination of the numbers 70 and 60. c) The number of times the word porcupine can be written on a zucchini. d) The number of Schlitz taste testers. e) Both(b)andfd)::1 A: (e) I can think of no combination of 70 and 60 that does not equal 130. (If you can, you now know why you are flunking math.) I also can't think of anything better than being a Schlitz taste tester. Except, perhaps, owning Kuwait. And Schlitz maintains a trained panel of over 130 of them. They're qualified and requalified experts who make sure your taste for quality is never disappointed. Because Schlitz knows the final test for flavor is yours alone. Class dismissed. THERE'S JUST ONE WORD FOR BEER. AND YOU KNOW H it A, 7 - ' ..lillllX ft rmWmimSs X Siglinda Steinfiilfcr fr -ft He said the Board should attempt to provide more low-income housing. Silver commented on a rumor that he had something to do with the resignation of Hank Anderson, a black who was the director of the town recreation department. "I didn't have the responsibility to hire or fire city department heads." Silver said. "1 didn't have the power to do anything." Jim Porto. Braxton Foushee, Doug Sharer, Nancy White. John Thomas. Harry Wheeler and Sherwood White, all candidates for the Carrboro Board of Aldermen, were also present at the meeting. Mary Rigsbee was invited but did not attend. Both Wheeler and Sharer said they were pleased with the effectiveness of the bus system. Sharer said he would like to see an expanded service sometime in the near future, with more buses running in the peak periods. He added that he would also like to see Saturday service next year. Mayoral candidates Bob Drakeford and John Boone were both at the meeting. Both of the mayoral candidates gave their definition of the duties of the position they arc seeking. Boone said the mayor is basically a public-relations officer. Drakeford agreed, adding that the mayor should provide moral leadership. The mayor is the L IT 4 - I C sir ; "V, Marvin Silver spokesperson for the community and the focal point of the town's attention, Drakeford said. The candidates commented on complaints that the present board is rude and inattentive at its meetings. Boone said he would not hesitate to "call anybody down if they got out of line." Drakeford agreed, stating that the individual first needs to be told privately and then publicly. Candidates for the Chape Hill Carrboro Board of Education also spoke at the meeting. Police say rash of wallet thefts plaguing campus University Police reported that Mitchell Lewis Jr. of Roanoke Rapids said thieves entered his van during the football game Saturday and removed a citizen's band radio and a radar-detection device. The van wai parked in the Ramshead parking lot at the time of the incident. Police estimated the value of the stolen items at $350. Carolyn McDade of C-l Graham told police that she was accosted by a partially nude man in Carroll Hall at 3:45 p.m. Friday. A search of the building produced no suspects. University Police also reported a continuing rash of wallet thefts on the UNC campus. Joyce Maureen Maney of 610 Hinton James and Elizabeth Carpenter of 629 Granville East reported the theft of wallets and personal property valued at $166 from Woollen Gym sometime Thursday. Robert Fairey of 309 Lewis Dorm reported the theft of his wallet from his dorm room sometime Friday night, police said. The contents of the wallet were valued at $55. Denisc Ford reported the theft of a handbag and wallet from 213 Graham Memorial sometime Tuesday, police said. The stolen items were valued at $19. Fred Leroy of 542 Hinton James reported the theft of a battery and cable from his 1971 Ford sometime between Wednesday morning and Friday night, police said. The car was parked in the Hinton James parking lot at the time of the incident. South Africa defends white-ruled government WASHINGTON (LJP1) - South Africa's Prime Minister John Vorster said Sunday his white-ruled nation is ready to "stand alone if we must" against Soviet attempts to "kill us off by force" and American moves "to strangle us with finesse." In an interview taped for broadcast on ABC's Issues and Answers, Vorster repeatedly rejected suggestions his white minority government must ultimately fall before increasing black majority unrest. The interview occurred before last Wednesday's Pretoria government decision to ban major black organizations, including the largest black newspaper, and the arrest of many dissident leaders. Vorster was uncompromising in his interview-defense of white rule based on the "apartheid" racial segregation policies. "If you think that we must compromise on the issue of one-man-one-vote, on the issue of black majority rule, then I must say to you here and now. the answer is 'no,' " he said. "It is not something that you can compromise on." news briefs Rhodeslan peace distant SALISBURY. Rhodesia (UP1) - Prime minister Ian Smith said Sunday any cease fire in the five-year guerrilla war would be impossible until a constitution providing for black majority rule has been accepted by blacks and whites in Rhodesia. At the same time, he said the current U .S. British peace plan for the white regime has virtually no chance of success unless the Western allies back down on their proposal to replace the Rhodesian army with a force made up of guerrillas. Koreagate more witness WASHINGTON (UPI) - The Justice Department's hopes of cracking the Korean influence-buying scandal now appear to rest with pressuring two defendants to become government witnesses, sources close to the investigation said Sunday. The continued refusal of rice merchant and former Washington socialite Tongsun Park to cooperate means investigators must look to his accused co-conspirators former Rep. Richard Hanna, D-Calif., and Korean-born businessperson Hancho Kim for vital evidence. Investigators also will continue to release documents cmbarassing to the Seoul government in an effort to prod it Into providing access to Park and to other information, the sources said. The Seoul regime still denies any involvement in the alleged scheme to prevent cuts in U ,S. aid to Korea by lavishing money, gifts and other favors on congressmen. Carolina Urac - ' ! Llnion Galjery Committee and David Kale will have a SILVER SALE through Wed., Oct. 26 in the Pit. I , li.ii. it t:i l" jr III pnjMt!illl .gap ifr ft.igi.fttt nnon nnnno o 7:00 PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. Rupert Julian, 1925. One of the first great horror films. Lon Chaney stars as the boy next door. ' Including the original two-strip Technicolor Bal Masque scene. 9:00 LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. Roger Corman, 1961. Simple-minded florist's helper Seymour, In an effort to impress hisjirl friend Audrey, develops a hybrid plant which, as it turns out, rejects ordinary plant food and demands blood instead! Is Audrey the kind of girl to be impressed? Cruel Fate! 10: 15. HORROR OF DRACULA. Terence Fisher, 1958. Christopher Lee is a 6'6" Count Dracula. "Out of the castle and into the streets!" is the call, and some take it as far as into the bedroom. Sounds good. . a a a a G O i9i4ittm,m O O O Q ijfflar: O O Q Q O timMf Videotape Grudge Fights Mon.-Wed. 2:00 2nd Floor Lounge, Union FREE chinaberry craft co-op display in Union showcases through November 12. The speech by Russian dissident Mikhail Stern scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 2l has been cancelled. dud III Family o fHonn Oct. 28 Memorial Hall 8:00 p.m. Tickets $4.50 at the Union Desk Kathryn Posin Dance Company h Tuesday, November 8 8:00 p.m. Memorial Hall Students $3.00 General Public $4.00 Tickets on sale at Union Desk. HM.LOW&N HNWT . f, ) r ' . t - s i ( " - 1 : Mon. October 31 Party ir Pit" 12 noon 'til 3 p.m. Monster Mash Disco 9 p.m. 'til 12 midnight Great Hall FREE in Deep Jonah Dianne Gooch-Shaw Thurs., Oct. 27 8:00 p.m. BYO Beer & Wine Chapel Hill Concert Series Ruth Laredo, pianist October 30, 8:00 p.m. Memorial Hall Tickets $2.00 at Union Desk. UNC students and Union privilege card holders only.