Because of possible com
plications caused by Hur
ricane Diana, the men's
soccer game against UNC
Wilmington has been post
poned until Thursday at 4
p.m. on Fetzer Field.
Calm before the storm?
Occasional rain likely
today, with possible thun
derstorms and winds of 20
40 mph. High near 80, low
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Volume 92, Issue 41
Wednesday, September 12, 1984
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WILMINGTON Hurricane Diana virtually stalled
along the North Carolina coast Tuesday night, pounding
beaches with blinding rain and raking Yaupon Beach with
sustained 100 mph winds.
At 10 p.m. the eye of the first Atlantic hurricane of
the season was just off Cape Fear, about 25 miles south
southeast of Wilmington. The storm moved only five miles
from late afternoon through 10 p.m.
The National Weather Service predicted Diana would
cross the coastline north of Wilmington just after
Don Herman, civil defense coordinator for Onslow
County, said Diana was expected to hit Surf City near
the Onslow-Pender County line with 14- to 15-foot waves
and 135 mph winds between 9 and 10 p.m.
"Then the surf could push up New River Inlet, right
over the dunes and flood the creeks," Herman said at
a news conference. "We could get nine to 10 inches of
rain; then, if the water cant run off, the roads will be
Herman said the fire department in Sneads Ferry and
other coastal areas had gone door-to-door and warned
some elderly residents in person that they should seek
"Hurricane Diana is now a dangerous hurricane," the
National Weather Service said. "Further strengthening is
The Coast Guard Station near Yaupon Beach, about
30 miles south of Wilmington, clocked sustained winds
of 100 mph between 7:35 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. The winds
sliced across the entire coast, tearing down utility lines
and bending trees almost to the ground in some places.
No injuries had been reported by 8:30 p.m. and the
only damage reported was to utility lines. Mac Harris
of Carolina Power & Light Co. said 7,700 customers in
the Wilmington area were without power.
At Hoggard High School in Wilmington, Red Cross
officials said 900 residents had checked in, with a steady
stream of residents fighting torrential rains to seek safety.
Gov. Jim Hunt declared a state of emergency and called
out 200 National Guard troops to help with "traffic control
and security," and urged residents of low-lying areas of
five coastal counties to evacuate.
The Red Cross said 7,000 people were in 23 shelters
in the Wilmington area counties of New Hanover,
Brunswick, Columbus, Pender and Onslow, spokeswo
man Martha Sellers said.
Sen. Jesse Helms, R-N.C, asked President Reagan for
quick emergency assistance if needed.
Earlier in the day, roads were jammed at times as people
headed for higher ground along the North and South
Waves off 1 0 to 1 2 ffeet pummel Crystal Pier on Wrightsville Beach
at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. The entire island was evacuated one-half
hour earlier and by 6:30, hurricane force winds were bearing down
on the area. Below, Debbie and six-month-old Joy Keith of
Wilmington vatch the rain from the windows of Roland Grise Jr.
High School, one of the many shelters set up by the American
Red Cross for evacuees.
Photos by Larry Childress and Charles Ledford
By WAYNE THOMPSON
When UNC senior Harriet Ashby goes home, home might not
"Our house is right on the beach," she said of her home overlooking
the Atlantic Ocean from Wrightsville Beach. "I asked my father if
he was worried and he said, 'You can't do anything about it.' " Her
parents are now watching the news of Hurricane Diana from the
Raleigh Ramada Inn, after heeding a recommended evacuation order.
"He said he felt like it was right on them this morning," she said.
"It was real stormy and windy."
The hatches are also bound down back home for sophomore Louis
"My mom just called a moment ago," he said. "She lives in Carolina
Beach and she's just been evacuated to Wilmington.
"I'm definitely worried because our house is right on the waterfront.
But my family is safe and that's the most important thing."
Others lived farther from the beach but still worried about what
Hurricane Diana's 130-mph winds could do.
"I live about three miles from the water, so I'm sure my house
won't be knocked down," said Wilmington senior and Hurricane David
veteran Louis Kyriakoudes. "But hurricanes are pretty scary anyway.
"The day after the hurricane (David) when the winds were still
strong, we went out and played in the hurricane; it was fun because
you could jump up in the air and come down about three feet from
where you left the ground," Kyriakoudes said.
And then there are the surfers. "Before Hurricane David, all the
surfers went out and got crazy," he said. "I imagine they did the
same thing this time."
"My friend called me this morning and she said everyone was really
worried," said senior Vickie Mitchell of Morehead City. "But her
biggest concern was keeping her brother from surfing."
Rev. Jim Glasgow, associate pastor of Wilmington's Myrtle Grove
Presbyterian Church, described the calm before the storm.
"We were told to stay in the Northwest corner of the house and
not to sit near any windows," Glasgow said in a telephone interview
as 40-mph winds blew against his home's taped-up windows. "There's
no one traveling on the roads," he said. "We may spend the night
in the hospital." Glasgow's wife works in the lab of a local hospital,
which is on standby alert.
"We're watching everything with grave anticipation," he said, adding
that beaches had been barricaded by police and that waterfront
residents from six-month-old babies to 90-year-old men had been
relocated in hurricane shelters.
"It's definitely a new experience watching yourself on national news
on TV," Glasgow added.
Here in Chapel Hill it may be too soon for those of whose homes
aren't boarded up somewhere on the coast to write off Hurricane
Andy Park, meteorologist and anchorman for WTVD Channel
1 1 News said Chapel Hill will also see its share of Hurricane Diana,
starting sometime tonight in the form of heavy rain and strong winds.
"I expect the possibility of four to six inches of rain with small
stream flooding could come as far as Chapel Hill by (tonight)," Park
The heavy rain will not be the type of rain people are used to,
Park explained. "ItH be horizontal rain. The winds will be of the
type that bring down tree limbs, as well as turning umbrellas inside
out and drenching people to the butt."
Park also said that any prediction of hurricane behavior involves
some chance but added that he believed Diana would continue inland,
affecting the Triangle early this morning.
"ItH be really stormy (tonight) and (tomorrow) morning. Around
(tomorrow) evening, well probably start to feel the effects of the
eye, so it will be calm," Park said. "After that, the rest of the storm
will hit, moving in the opposite direction."
But all the news is not discouraging when asked what the weather
looked like after Friday, Park replied, "ItH be the most beautiful
weather youVe ever seen."
Staff writers Tim Brown, Frank Proctor and Margaret McKinnon
contributed to this report.
Anthony will be starting QB
Parker vetoes CGC bylaw change proposal
By FRANK KENNEDY
Sophomore Kevin Anthony will be
the starting quarterback when North
Carolina hosts Navy in the season
opener Saturday, UNC head coach
Dick Crum announced yesterday.
Anthony won the starting role over
redshirt freshman Mark Maye, against
whom he has been competing since
spring practice to
fill the shoes of
1983 starter Scott
at his first weekly
of the season, said
Anthony won the
job because of his
"(Maye - and Anthony) have both
demonstrated good leadership ability
and progressed well during the presea
son," Crum said. "But Kevin played in
six games last year, and that was the
Crum said both players have been
given equal playing time during presea-
son drills, and said the fall competition
ended in a tie between the two.
Anthony has a slightly better grasp
of the offensive scheme than Maye, who
missed most of spring practice with an
injury, Crum said. However, Crum
expects to put Maye in the game early
Crum said the choice of Anthony was
not difficult. "It really wasnt tough at
all," he said. "Had Anthony fallen
during the preseason, it would have
been tough, but he didn't lose stride at
"I told (Maye and Anthony) Mon
day, and there were no surprised looks
from either one. They kind of knew it
Crum said he is happy with the
quarterback situation, noting that the
offense will not be losing anything if
he has to go to the bench. "With the
way the game is played today, it's better
to have another good quarterback," he
"If there is any difference between the
two, it's that Anthony is a little faster
afoot, and Maye has the stronger arm."
Crum expressed optimism about the
offense as a whole, saying that fall
practice had been a positive, compet
itive experience, but he avoided spec
ulation that the offense will be more
wide open than in the past. "You won't
see it a whole lot different," he said.
"Well have a reasonably good team,
we just need experience."
Crum said he is excited about the
season, especially because so many
question marks remain about both
offense and defense. "I'm really anxious
to see what we're going to do," he said.
"I want to be able to relate where we
are to where we should be."
With the quarterback issue at least
temporarily resolved, the biggest ques
tion mark now centers on the defensive
line, where new names will play four
positions: end, tackle and both inside
linebackers. Navy will bring with it a
one-man offensive weapon in tailback
Napoleon McCallum, a. top Heisman
"(McCallum) gets yards any place he
wants," Crum said. "Two-thirds of his
yards come after the first hit. He has
good sneaky speed. He has the ability
to accelerate and change direction in
the first 10 yards. He has a lot of the
characteristics of (former UNC tail
back) Kelvin Bryant."
By MIKE ALLEN
A proposal to change a Campus
Governing Council bylaw concerning
approval of student fee increases by
student referendum was vetoed last
week by Student Body President Paul
In the Student Code, Act 4 of Article
II states that 20 percent of eligible
student voters must participate in any
referendum held to decide an increase
in the Student Activities Fee. In
addition, the measure must pass by a
two-thirds majority. 1
The change proposed by the CGC
would omit the two-thirds majority
requirement. Parker earlier proposed
that the 20 percent rule as well as the
two-thirds majority restriction be
CGC Speaker Reggie Holley said the
CGC proposal was a compromise with
Parker's proposal. "If a fee referendum
is to pass and be legitimate, you need
a clear mandate. My position is that
20 percent is a clear mandate," Holley
A second reason behind the CGC
proposal is the fee increase enacted by
'Four dollars to someone
with a lot of money is no
problem, but to someone
on financial aid it s a big
deal. Reggie Holley
the Board of Governors during the
summer, which raised student fees from
$30.50 to $34.50.
"For a student on financial aid, this
raise constitutes a lot of money," Holley
said."Four dollars to someone with a
lot of money is no problem, but to
someone on financial aid it's a big deal."
Holley said the BOG and Board of
Trustees were interested in how much
students had to pay for fees and that
a 20 percent voter turnout was needed
to convince the BOG and BOT that
students were also concerned with their
"Anything less than a 20 percent base
will be laughed out of the meeting."
However. Parker said he believed the
CGC proposal would not change
anything. According to I'arkei, the
proposal was sponsored by Student
Government at the beginning of the year
because of a problem with the law.
"People were saying we were trying to
make it easier to increase student fees.
This has never been the case," Parker
Parker said he did not agree with the
Student Code law because he felt
allowing the 20 percent requirement to
remain put undue restrictions on raising
or lowering student fees because it
would give students an incentive to not
vote and would also encourage student
In any other system, Parker said, "A
simple majority of those voting is
sufficient to pass a referendum. We're
behind the times. This is not a demo
cratic way to operate.
"It's up to students to come out and
vote and decide their own fee increase,"
he said, adding that the law "(would
give) people who don't vote a vote."
Parker said a proposed fee increase
and the law were two totally separate
issues that should not be mixed up. "The
fairest law will allow a fee decrease,"
Let us permit nature to have her way .
Michel de Montaigne