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Vol. 52, No. 33 )n East Carolina University Greenville, North Carolina 8 February 1977
ON THE INSIDE
SGA forump. 3
Gas crisis?p. 8
Gymnastics p. 14
East Carolina University
Greenville, North Carolina
8 February 1977
SGA alters test
By JACK LAIL
The SGA legislature passed an amendment to a resolution calling
for professors to return tests in a specified period, during the regular
Monday night meeting Feb. 7.
The resolution for the Faculty-Senate, passed two weeks ago, asks
professors to return tests within ten days in five hour courses and six
days in three hour courses.
The amendment asks that major tests be returned before another
major test is given.
"Students are getting teed off by not getting tests back said
Philip Barbee, sponsor of the resolution. "It will let them know,
because some teachers are apathetic
The legislature passed the resolution and amendment unani-
In other business the Greenville City Council will consider an
ordinance banning charity solicitations on the streets, later this month,
according to Tim Sullivan, SGA president.
He plans to contact the Interfraternity Council (IFC) and other fund
raising groups on campus to get their reaction before the ordinance
comes before the city council.
Sullivan suggested that legislators print up newsletters to keep
students aware of SGA activities, such as the BUCCANEER and
The legislature appropriated $300 to the Student Dietetic
Association (SDA) for a trip to Atlanta, Ga. The SDA was able to raise
the rest of the $2,000 needed fa the trip.
The trip will allow students to look for jobs, according to Legislator
SGA Vice President Greg Pingston urged students to apply for the
Spring elections chairperson post.
"Anyone who wishes to apply must do so by 5 p.m Thursday
said Pingston. "The job pays $75 and screenings will be on Friday.
Budget tops $300,000
The East Carolina Student
Government Association (SGA)
collects, controls, and disperses
over $300,000 per year, one of the
top three student government
budgets in the United States.
This sum comes from $80,000
per quarter in student fees and
from revenue of the FOUNTAIN-
HEAD, BUCCANEER, EBONY
HERALD, WECU, and the ECU
Play House, according to Tommy
Thomason, SGA Treasurer.
"The other sources of revenue
are minimal compared to the
$80,000 per quarter from student
fees said Thomason.
Every Fall, Winter, and
Spring quarter, $8.50 of each
student's fees is delegated to the
SGA, said Thomason. The
amount drops to $3.20 for each
Summer session. The figures
were reached by the board of
Combined with the nearly
$150,000 Student Union budget,
ECU probably maintains the
largest student controlled budget
in the nation, according to
Student Government uses the
money to provide a free transit
system, a student loan program,
refrigerator rentals, student pub-
lications, and other student ser-
"How the money is spent is
entirely up to the students said
"The SGA here is one of the
most active I have ever seen. In
most schools, the administration
handles the refrigerator rentals,
transit system, and things like
To gain access to student
funds, each organization or ser-
vice must submit a budget to the
SGA legislature, Thomason ex-
plained. The budgets then go to
the appropriations committee and
occasionally on to other commit-
tees such as the judiciary.
The proposed budgets are
voted on by the legislature as a
whole after committee considera-
tion and recommendation.
If passed, the SGA president
has ten days to veto the budget
before it becomes effective. Tho-
mason said the president cannot
make line-item vetoes,but must
sign or reject the entire proposal.
After an organization obtains
its budget, it must submit requisi-
tions to be approved by the
treasurer before any funds can be
To pay a telephone bill, for
example, an organization must
submit a requisition for the
amount to be signed by Treasurer
Thomason. The expense must be
included in the budget.
"It's usually a 24-hour pro-
cess said Thomason.
According to Thomason, the
Student Fund Accounting office
keeps the books, handles the
funds, and writes the checks.
I I I � I I
THIS DRAWING is an example of the work
displayed at the ECU Art Department faculty show
now in progress at the Wellington B. Gray Gallery in
Jenkins Art Building. See additional photos, page 5.
Photo by Pete Podeszwa
DCE gets fishing grant
A recent $120,938 National Oceanic and Aeronau-
tic Administration (NOAA) grant will double the
budget of the ECU Division of Continuing Education
program for commercial fishermen, said Jim McGee,
As part of the education and advisory services of
the U.S. Department of Commerce Sea Grant
program, the ECU program provides education and
training in seafood harvesting and handling techni-
ques and in the processing of seafood products.
Sea Grant is a combination state and federal
venture designed to promote the wise use and
development of the nation's coasts and oceans
through research, extension, and education.
The NOAA provides two-thirds of the program
The N.C. Department of Administration, through
its Office of Marine Affairs, provides matching dollars
on a one-to-two basis.
The ECU Continuing Education program operates
primarily through advisory agents trained to provide
fishermen with information and technical assistance,
Marine Advisory Agents are similar to Agricul-
tural Extension Agents in their functions, said
"They work in the local area to assist in
identifying needs and developing extension activities
and programs directed towards meeting these
needs McGee said.
These agents might not know the answer to a
question, but they are equipped to find an answer
These same specialists also serve as a link
between coastal citizens and the universities.
As citizens turn to Sea Grant advisors with specific
environmental and economic needs, these needs in
turn can become the subject of research on university
For example, data collected on offshore water
circulation patterns in one Sea Grant study will help
local and state officials make decisions about the
wisdom of disposing sewage in the sea off North
Other activities have included development of eel
farming techniques and the support of commercial
clam and oyster cultures.
Researchers are also studying disease control,
diet, feeding, pond construction, and young eel
capture for an eel farming project near New Bern.
"Growing eels is not popular, but it is very
valuable said McGee. "There is a big market with
In addition, because wild oysters are diminishing
from pollution, it might be economically feasible to
commercially culture oysters and clams, McGee said.
"Instead of going out in boats to haul in wild dams
and oysters, why not grow them yourself in shallow
sound waters where you can simply walk out and
harvest them said McGee.
Also, NOAA will support research projects in
biology, chemistry, and geology, all of which relate to
the environment of the North Carolina coast.
The largest other grant, $41,486, was awarded for
a study of shoreline erosion and accretion to be
conducted by Dr. Vincent J. Bellisof the ECU biology
faculty and Drs. Michael O'Connor and Stanley Riggs
of the geology department.
Adopt a pet Buy your BUC Entertainment
8 February 1977
Pottery class Free flicks
This spring ECU will offer an
evening credit course in pottery
making, in the new ceramics
department facilities in the Leo
W. Jenkins Fine Arts Center.
Classes will meet Tuesdays
and Thursdays, 7-930 p.m.Course
instructor is Leslie Ford, a recent
MFA graduate of the ECU School
of Art who previously taught at
the Norfolk, Va M useum School.
Further information about the
course is available from Allen
Churchill of the ECU Division of
Continuing Education, telephone
757-6138 or 757-6324.
The office of the Secretary of
Student Welfare and the Student
Welfare Committee is gathering
information regarding the sale of
life insurance to the college
student. If you have entered into
this type of agreement previously
or have questions about this,
please contact the secretary's
office, (rm. 224, Mendenhall)
More information will be pub-
lished for the student concerning
life insurance-do's & don'ts.
Come buy delicious food and
or take a chance on a profession-
ally decorated Valentine's Day
cake at Pitt Plaza Saturday, Feb.
12, 11-4. The bake sale is
sponsored by the Physical Ther-
apy club. We need your support!
The Office of the Associate
Dean of Students is now in the
process of accepting applications
from students who wish to apply
to work as Hall Advisors or
Assistant Residence Advisors
during the summer or the next
The job descriptions and
applications can be obtained from
the Residence Hall Administra-
tors or the Office of the Associate
Dean of Students in rm. 214
Whichard Building. The appli-
cations should be completed and
returned to the Dean's office by
Feb. 15. This office is open
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. -
12:30p m. and 1 30p.m. - 5 p.m.
Individual and group interviews
will then be held and selections
made at the beginning of Spring
It looks like the Films Commit-
tee of the Student Union has come
up with a few real gems this
week. In keeping with our
superior track record for Wed-
nesday special movies, this Wed.
night, Feb. 9, at 8 p.m the
Film's Committee will present
"Groove Tube I & II this
features best parts from both
groove tube movies. It is excel-
lent. Really! But that's not all
On Friday and Saturday, Feb. 11
and 12, the free flick will be "The
Other Side of the Mountain All
you guys. Look here! I f you have a
favorite girlfriend who has been
cool to you lately, this is a real
tear jerker. She'll be. needing
somebody's shoulder to.cry on.
Let it be yours. Shows at 7 & 9
p.m. in Mendenhall Theatre.
Admission with ID & activity
The Roxy Arts and Crafts
Center will be showing a motion
picture by the Firesign Theatre
entitled "Everything You Know
Is Wrong" on Friday, Feb. 11 and
Saturday, Feb. 12, at 8 and 930
p.m. Admission is$1 tothe public
and .75 to Roxy Members.
Advance tickets are on sale at
Rock and Soul. Also on the same
bill will be a featurette entitled
Women's Residence Council
held a meeting on Tuesday, Feb.
1, in Mendenhall. Steve Price,
president of MRC, discussed the
Valentine's Dance. The program
committee asked Dr. Dawson to
discuss the Co-op Program. Other
items in the agenda were the
WRC loan, and the male-escort
program. Details tor the Bingo
game for the Heart Fund were
discussed. The WRC Scholar-
ships will be awarded at our next
meeting, on Feb. 15, at 5 p.m. in
"Johnny Dollar" goes to the
Mardi Gras at the Second Annual
BYOB Party, at 8 p.m Friday, at
411 Holly St. Costumes are
preferred. There is a jewelry prize
for the beet creative costume.
Kong will christen the sculpture.
Donations for Kong's sculpture
will be accepted.
The animals available at the
Animal Shelter include one gray
tabby cat, one extremely friendly
mutt, one shy bird dog, two black
puppies, one medium mixed
breed, and one medium-to-large
shepherd mixed. If your pet is lost
or if you are looking for a friend,
don't forget to check the Animal
Shelter first. Many of the animals
at the Animal Shelter would make
loving pets. Don't forget-they
There will be a Lox 'N Bagel
Brunch on Sunday, Feb. 13, at
11 30 a.m. at the Den. (corner of
9th and James Streets). For
information call Corey Duber at
I know what you're all think-
ing. What's the BSU? I give up,
too! No, wait a minute, I really do
know! Honest Injun. It stands for
the Baptist Student Union. Big
deal! Well it is a big deal. We
provide fellowship, programs,
retreats, and a weekly dinner to
relieve the dormitory cooking
blues and the McDonald land
nasties. For a mere $1.50 you can
enjoy culinary delights to tickle
the gastrointestinal tract. Since
you won't see this until Tuesday
and it's too late since dinner is
on Tuesday at 5, you'll have to
wait. Check us out. We have food
like lasagne, roast beef, fried
chicken, etcBut best of all, I'll
be there. Looking forward to
seeing ya! Later
The Wednesday Night Family
Supper at the Memorial Baptist
Church on Greenville Blvd
which serves supper to ECU
students for 50 cents, will be
discontinued for the remainder of
the fuel shortage, according to
W.C. Cobbs. Notice will be given
when the supper resumes and the
church invites all students to
Phi Sigma lota (Romance
Language Honor Society) will
conduct its first meeting of the
new year, on Feb. 10, at 8 p.m.
The rendezvous will be hosted by
Mr. and Mrs. LuisAcevez in their
home-408 B. Lewis Street.
Our special guest speaker will
be Patricia Sullivan, an East
Carolina Music major and French
specialist. The meeting will also
include the reading of an original
paper by Sarah Miller.
All members, alumni, and
prospective members are urged
to attend! Refreshments will be
The '76-77 Buc is on sale now
from 12 until 3 p.m. at the old CU
& from 12 until 6 p.m. at the
following dorms on the days,
Wedneday, Feb. 9th at Greene;
Thursday, Feb. 10ti at Fletcher;
Friday Feb. 11th at Garrett;
Monday Feb. 14th at Fleming;
Tuesday Feb. 15th at Jarvis.
During the next three weeks the
BUC will be on sale at every dorm
on campus. If you are going to
spend thousands of dollars to be a
part of ECU, shouldn't you spend
five more dollars to buy a BUC,
so you can remember the school
Every Wednesday at 530 the
Lutheran Student Association
presents a meal and a program at
the Methodist Student Center on
5th Street. The cuisine yields the
essence of culinary excellence,
and the congenial camaraderie is
conducive to conversation. In
other words: Good food and good
company $1.50 for all you can
(burp!) hold! ALL are invited!
There will be a meeting of
Alpha Phi Gamma on Tuesday,
Feb. 8 at 6 p.m. in Austin, rm.
301. Attendance is mandatory.
The College Center for Educa-
tion Abroad at Beaver College,
Glenside, PA, will be offering
three Summer Programs making
extensive use of the unique
facilities and resources in and
Courses offered in London will
include Archaeology, History,
Literature, Modern Art, Music
and Sociology. The Shakespeare
Summer School will continue. A
new Theatre Program in Surrey,
featuring individual performance,
play production, and study and
analysis of texts will begin. For
further information call or write,
CCEA, Beaver College, Glenside,
PA 19038, 21S684-3500 ext.
Do you find it hard to study in
your residence hall room?
Through the consideration and
cooperation of Jones Cafeteria,
your Men's Residence Council is
providing a quiet, supervised
study area for all students "on
the Hill It will be located in the
west end of Jones Hall Cafeteria
and should provide a quiet,
pleasant place to study, as well as
save you a walk to the library.
The MRC Study Hall is open
Sunday-Thursday, from 7 p.m.
until 11 p.m.
There will be a meeting of the
Special Entertainment Committee
Thur Feb. 10, at 4 p.m.
Sigma Tau Delta will sponsor
a writer's workshop Wednesday,
Feb. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in Menden-
hall 221. Anyone interested in
either creative or journalistic
writing is invited to attend and
bring samples of their work.
There will be professional writers
on hand to conduct small discus-
There is an ODE meeting at 4
p.m Thursday, Feb. 10, in Rawl
202. Programs for Spring Quarter
will be discussed. All members
are urged to attend.
Students majoring in Foods,
Nutrition, and Institutional
Management prepare delicious
meals which include an appetizer,
entree, vegetables, hot rolls,
desserts, and unlimited refills on
tea or oof fee; and the whole meal
cost just $3. Meals are served in
an atmosphere of candlelight and
music. Serving time is at 630
p.m. in the Inst. Mngmt. Dining
Room (Home Eoonomics 121).
There are two meals offered, Feb.
9 and Feb. 14; for reservations for
one or both of these dates, send
money or check (payable to SPA),
include your address to SDA, co
Donna Hill, Dept. of Home
Economics, ECU, Greenville,
N.C. 27834. Tickets will be mailed
to you. There are 27 more seats
available, so hurry!
There will be a college Repub-
lican party at 401 Jarvis Street
Thursday night at 7:30. All
members are asked to bring $1.00
for oost of refreshments unless
they have already paid.
The regular meeting of Alpha
Epsilon Delta will be held on
Tuesday, Feb. 8, at 730 p.m in
Flanagan 202. Our lecture series
will continue with Dr. Albert L.
Daw, general surgeon from
Washington, N.C, who will be
speaking on "Practical Applica-
tions of Medical Ethics All
interested persons are invited to
There will be an open forum
on the transit system Wednesday,
Feb. 9th at 730 p.m. in rm. 221
Mendenhall. All students are
Over twenty attend Fleming dorm meeting
8 February FOUNTAiNHEAD Pag 3
Officers discuss SGA policy at forum
By HELENA WOODARD
Assistant News Editor
In a SGA forum last Wed.
night attended by more than 20
students, SGA President Tim
Sullivan answered questions
about the SGA.
The forum, arranged by Flem-
ing Hall Legislator Jane Biddix,
was also directed by Karen
Harlce, SGA attorney general,
and Tim McCleod SGA secretary
of Internal Affairs.
In explaining the workings of
the SGA, Sullivan said that
money submitted through student
fees was not attached by stipula-
"The SGA is not required to
spend a certain amount of money
each year fa any one project such
as the BUCCANEER, FOUN-
TAINHEAD, a transit Sullivan
"The SGA budget allows
flexibility for students. It allows
us to give more or less money to
certain organizations he added
noting that transit was an excep-
tion fa which the SGA must
spend a set amount of money on
The question of an SGA-
funded newsletta to report the
facts of SGA news was raised by
one student who said that he
believed the FOUNTAINHEAD
offered only one side of the
ECU receives grant to
Sullivan answered by saying
that an SGA-funded newsletta
would probably receive aiticism
from the FOUNTAINHEAD.
"Students should pressure
the papa if they feel that it is
biased in its covaage of the
SGA he said.
Sullivan noted that the charge
of embezzlement recently made
against him was filed by a
FOUNTAINHEAD repata who
had the acknowledgement of the
"I feel they wanted to make
sure that I don't run fa offioe
again he said. "I feel that my
name was slandaed� in a court of
law: that charge against me was
felonious Sullivan added.
Many of the students present
expressed oonfusion ova the
details of the semesta change
McCleod scheduled fa the Fall of
scheduled fa the Fall, of 1977.
Tim McCleod, said that he would
wak toward having that infama-
ticn posted in Mendenhall, the
Croatan, the old Student Union,
and on classroom bulletin boards.
In otha SGA business, Sulli-
van said that a larga amount of
money was set aside fa trips
outside of the regular bus sche-
dules since money set aside fa
transit in previous years was not
used fa that purpose.
"With a budget of some
$300,000, yours is one of the
biggest SGA's in the country
By JULIE EVERETTE
The East Carolina Univasity
science departments have sub-
mitted a proposal to study the
causes and effects of shaeline
erosion on the Albemarle Sound.
The National Science Founda-
tion must approve the proposal
and fund the project, accading to
Mike Indaf, an ECU senia who
will head the project along with
Paul Albertson, a!riO a soiia.
"We hope fa $16,000 said
Indorf said research could
begin in August if funding is
"Intaested students fran the
biology, geology, geography, and
science education departments
will participate in the project
Accading to Indaf, stams
alaig the coastline are having the
largest effect on the shaeline
"The stam cycles cause an
inaease in tides and make the
waves harmful to the shae.
"In summer, hurricanes are a
large problem. We will oompare
the effects of long-tarn, low-
enagy processes as opposed to
short-term, high-energy storm
processes upon shaeline erosion
The departments will study
five areas of the South Albemarle
Sound 15 miles apart.
Aocading to Indaf, research-
ers will moiita and obsave
erosion rates, directions of sedi-
ment transport, rates of shaeline
vegetatiai loss, seed transpata-
tion, and changing land use
"We will also be mapping and
photographing in the shaeline
study Indaf said
The residents alaig the Al-
bemarle Sound are having prob-
lems with the aosion of their
propaty, aocading to Indaf.
"People are losing land
Indorf said. "Some residents
have put up bulkheads to keep the
water away from their propaty.
Erosion has been recaded at 20
feet a year in one area of the
"Also, companies are losing a
lot of land on the Albemarle
"Through our wak, we hope
to make people more aware of
what's going on
Phi Kappa Tau fraternity
jointly celebrated receiving the
Herald E. "Hap" Angelo most
improved chapta in the nation
award and Gamma Eta Chapta's
15 annivasary at ECU Saturday
night at a famal banquet and
The Greenville Country Club
hosted the occasion with guest
speakas including ECU Chancel-
la Leo Jenkins, Dean of Men
James B. Mallay, and Phi Kappa
Tau's national Executive Directa
William D. Jenkins
"The award reflects the frat-
qnitv's cohesiveness and wil
ingness to wak togetna fa the
good of the chapta said Koi
Smith, Gamma Eta Chapta presi-
The fratanity also presented
three alumni with awards fa
outstanding service to the
Accading to Smith, nearly
250 brothas, alumni, dates, and
wives attended the banquet and
The fratanity hosted a cock-
tail hour at its house befae the
dinna and a keg party at Tar
Riva Apartments party room the
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Charge, verdict both just
The Honor Council decision one week ago today
that acquitted SGA President Tim Sullivan of
embezzlement was a just verdict. The charge on
which the case was brought to litigation was both
credible and properly submitted to authorities.
Certain student government officers, including
the SGA President, are required to attend summer
school, the tuition and miscellaneous fees for which
being paid from SGA funds. When freshman Robert
Swaim learned that after dropping out of summer
school last year, Sullivan had received a refund of
$26.98 from the cashier's office and that Sullivan had
returned no money to the SGA General Fund, he had
four alternatives: 1) Inform Sullivan that he (Swaim)
was aware of this irregularity and then quietly let the
issue die. This route would have left Swaim open to
the charge of aiding a cover-up. 2) Avoid the Honor
Council and .opt instead to have the issue decided
publically. This method would have required
FOUNTAINHEAD to publish the evidence and leave
it toSullivan to fend for himself in the political arena.
3) Swear out a warrant for Sullivan's arrest
(embezzlement is a felonious offense). 4) Present the
evidence to SGA Attorney General Karen Harloe,
letting her decide that the case was justiciable under
the embezzlement charge. This is the option that
Both Harloe and Dean of Men James Mai lory
were oonvinced that the evidence against Sullivan
was substantial enough to bring the case to Honor
Council. Both advised Swaim to do so. During the
preceding Harloe told the council members that
Swaim had followed proper university procedure in
filing the complaint against the SGA President. As a
reporter for FOUNTAINHEAD, Swaim was removed
from any coverage of student government for the
duration of the case.
After a short deliberation last Tuesday the Honor
Council found Sullivan not guilty. Testimony
revealed to the council members that Sullivan's
parents received the check from the cashier's office
and deposited it in their son's account without his
knowledge. Sullivan's only crime was not knowing
the refund had been sent. He deposited $26.98 in
the SGA fund shortly after hearing of Swaim's
The SGA President should now stand completely
exonerated of the embezzlement charge relating to
this refund. Furthermore, &vaim should be praised
for his effort to protect student fees, however meager
Serving the East Carolina community for over fifty years
Senior EditorJim Elliott
Production ManagerJimmy Williams
A dvertising ManagerDennis C. Leonard
News EditorJ. Neil Sessoms
Trends EditorPat Coyle
Spats EditorAnne Hogge
FOUNTAINHEAD is the student newspaper of East Carolina
University sponsored by the Student Government Association
of ECU and is distributed each Tuesday and Thursday during
the school year, weekly during the summer.
Mailing address: Old South Building, Greenville, N.C.
Editorial Oflices: 757-6366, 757-6367, 757-6309.
Subscriptions: $10.00 annually for non-students, $6.00 tor
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SGA 'Prez'gives own version of case
I know it must have been a
typographical error, but when the
FOUNTAINHEAD ran its article
on the Honor Council hearing
concerning Robert M. Swaim and
myself, no mention was made
that Mr. Swaim is a F-Head
reporter. No mention was made
that any student can bring almost
any charge against anybody on
this campus, no matter how
Also, the letter I wrote about
the "case" which you so objec-
tively titled "Sullivan Sees Con-
spiracy" is inaccurate. Just be-
cause Swaim is on Jim Elliott's
payroll and works under news
editor Neil Sessoms, who is
"covering" the case, and just
because Jim Elliott took time out
of his schedule to attend the trial,
and just because Swaim is still
covering SGA doesn't mean there
is a conspiracy. Does it?
Mr. Swaim was taken to task
last week about his written
accusation that Jones Cafeteria
served "left-over grits" as lunch
entrees. I can assure you that the
crow Jim Elliott and his employee
Mr. Swaim are eating now
because of this "trial" tastes
even worse than those grits.
Even those people who have
disagreed with the way I've done
my job this year are getting
disgusted with the bias and
hypocrisy and duplicity that the
paper new shows. FOUNTAIN-
HEAD has lest any shred of
objectivity it might have had
when it put one of its own
reporters up to filing charges, and
then pretended to "cover" the
The campus paper, under the
careful direction of Jim Elliott,
has become a joke without a
Student Body Prez
Editor, newspaper criticized
There is a new Watergate,
and it is here at ECU.
The charges that can be
brought against the F-Head range
from favoritism in the hiring
policies to bias in their reporting.
But what is most absurd is that
this does not seem to be against
policy, either ethical or profes-
Our Watergate is not showing
the need to deal with misuse of
power by the government, but the
to hold public forum
In compliance with the
SGA Transit Improvement Act,
which was passed by the SGA
Legislature on Monday, January
24, 1977, there will be an Open
Forum on Wednesday, February
9, at 730 p.m. in Mendenhall 221
with the Transit Manager, Gary
Miller, and the bus drivers. All
students are urged to attend this
Open Forum to air grievances,
give suggestions and ask ques-
tions about specific routes, ser-
vice times and any other ques-
tions regarding the SGA bus
The Transit Improvement Act
also asked for suggestion boxes
to be put on each bus. These
locked boxes will be on the busses
soon, so that students who utilize
the transit system can offer
suggestions and give complaints
about the bus service. The bus
drivers will be asked to wear
name tags so that complaints, as
well as compliments, can be put
in the boxes to enable the Transit
Manager to identify a specific
problem or time period problem.
The Transit Open Forum is for
all students with questions or
suggestions about the SGA Tran-
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need to deal with that misuse by
what, fa which by the grace of
God we still have, discovered
that other Watergate, the Free
And what is the cause of this
mis-management, or lack of man-
agement? Lack of SGA control.
F-Head is only dependent
upon SGA for over $80,000 per
year (student paid activity fees),
and beyond that they are com-
pletely independent. That leaves
everything up to the Editor. The
"Free Press" belongs to the
Editor. This gives a free press the
freedom to be lousy, mis-
represent events, and generally
misuse its power, which should
be power used to serve the
I have made a list of charges
against Jim Elliott, the Editor-in-
Chief of the F-Head, the man who
is also responsible for all action
taken by all members of the
F-Head and the organization, and
will take him to the honor court of
ECU to ask for arbitration. There
we may reach an agreement and
be able to correct some of the
main problems, but not until we
agree on a guarantee that respon-
sible management will inhabit the
You will hear from me again,
Mr. Elliott. I am
Art faculty holds show
8 February FOUNTAtNHEAO Page 5
THE WELLINGTON, B.
GRAY gallery in the new
Leo W. Jenkins Fine Arts
Center opened Tuesday
night at 8 p.m. with a
display of art faculty contri-
butions. A crowd of approx-
imately 350 joined in the
celebration to view the
spectacular art displays.
Almost the entire faculty
contributed to the show.
The pieces are still on
display. The public is en-
couraged to attend. The
works are by, from top to
bottom, Norman Keller,
Wesley Crawley, Art
Haney ceramics and Tom-
my Smith woodcraft.
Photos by Pete Podeszwa
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computer to write welt
By JOYCE EVANS
Dr. James Wright, assistant
professor of English at ECU, has
taught a computer to write in a
way some students should be
A project he started last
spring has resulted in a correctly
written piece by the campus
The computer writes prose,
poetry, headlines, classified ads,
and more, under Wright's di-
Dr. Wright's experimental
project tests English grammar by
analyzing real sentences.
The program breaks down
sentences into grammatical pat-
terns and then tests the accuracy
of the pattern by random substi-
tution of the programmed vocab-
ulary, according to Dr. Wright.
Wright tells the computer
precisely what to do and when the
pattern is laid out, the machine
writes a new piece of work based
on the prescribed patterns.
One advantage for Wright is
that the computer learns fast
and makes no errors, unlike
After feeding a well-written
piece of literature into the com-
puter, Dr. Wright's program
allows the machine to randomly
pick new words and write a new
poem or story.
The result is amazing and
challenges Wright into trying to
see how many new versions he'll
get. Each time, a totally new story
or poem will result.
He purposely uses humorous
words when working with sen-
"I could easily use dog, cat,
and other words, but that's
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boring said Wright smiling.
The stories, poems, and car
advertisements are not only fun,
but also intricate and interesting.
Yet, Dr. Wright admits that the
purpose is serious.
The overall purpose of the
project is to take what has already
been done in conventional gram-
mar and carry it one step further,
according to Wright.
Wright's research involves
areas that computer scientists
interested in language have
woTKed on for some time.
When Dr. Wright first began
the project, he had no knowledge
Carl Friedlander, a consultant
for user services in the ECU
Computing Center, aided Dr.
Wright in writing the program.
However, there's more than
just setting up the program. And
Dr. Wright has experienced some
difficulties in the project.
"But through trial and error, I
learned he said.
Friedlander views the project
as interesting and unique.
"It's unusual, for me. Dr.
Wright is competing with com-
puter scientists in the field of
linguistics Friedlander stated.
Dr. Wright's knowledge of
language and his initiative are
what may have led to the success
of the project, according to
In the early 60s, Dr. Wright
received an invitation for a Peace
Corps project that took him to
After receiving 96 hours of
lingusitics training in El Paso,
Texas, prior to the South Ameri-
can experience, his interest in
"At the time it was just
that this was what I wanted to
do he stated happily.
"Fa the first time, I saw a
computer do language
Up until last spring, Wright
had always wanted to do research
in linguistics, but none of the
machines he encountered could
handle the language that was
needed for this kind of research.
"I found out accidentally
through one of my students that
ECU'S computer uses Snobol
language he said.
The program is intricately tied
in with the courses he teaches. In
one of the classes he teaches, Dr.
Wright said his students analyze
languages from all over the world
and his project is an enormous
"He's really humorous and
his classes are really interest-
ing commented one of Dr.
But despite the light and
humorous personality, he is an
extremely serious and ambitious
lover of language.
Wright's project is not com-
pleted, however. Exploring deep-
er into language patterns, he
intends to work with conjunctions
in a later phase.
An accomplished musician,
Dr. Wright is also doing some
research in musical compositions.
"If anything comes out right,
it's totally accidental he laugh-
ed referring to his music research
Although not a creative writ-
er, he considered the computer to
be a good tool for creative writing.
' Computer technology pro-
vides reading and arithmetic and
now writing completes the se-
And Dr. Wright couldn't find
a more compliant student.
CIA admits illegally
opening U.S. mail
(LNS)-From 1953 to 1973 the
CIA admits to having illegally
opened, read and copied 215,000
first-dass letters that were mailed
by or addressed to American
citizens or residents. If you have
reason to believe that secret
operation HTLINGUAL opened
your mail you'll be interested in a
series of American Civil Liberties
Union (ACLU) damage suits now
in the works.
The ACLU aims to win money
damages for the tens of thou-
sands of persons involved, secure
an injunction to stop any further
mail openings, and to force the
CIA and the FBI (to whom
thousands of the opened letters
were transferred) to empty their
files on HTLINGUAL.
Two lawsuits are aimed at
high-ranking CIA officers re-
sponsible for the mail-opening
program. Seven more are direct-
ed against the United States
itself�novel in civil liberties
terms, says the ACLU, but if
successful it will produce more
damage money since the U.S.
Treasury has more in it than the
individual bank accounts of form-
er government officers.
The civil liberties organization
is hoping that all lawsuits can be
brought as class actions, but if
that is denied, they will want to
have the participation of as many
named individuals as possible. In
order to participate, you must
know fa a fact that the CIA has
opened your mail. The CIA will
supposedly give you that inform-
ation if you write to the FOIA
Coordinatory, CIA, Washington,
D.C. 20505 with a short letter
demanding to know "under the
authority of the Freedom of
Information Act" whether your
mail has been opened. Past
experience has shown, says the
ACLU, that if the Agency has
opened your mail, it will tell you
so and also send you copies of
The next step is to submit a
daim for damages to the CIA and
that's where the ACLU can help
you. Their legal department has
produced a small packet of
materials and forms which will
explain all the steps. For that
packet, send a stamped, self-
addressed envelope to Legal
Department, AGU, 22 East 40th
Street, New York, N.Y. 10016.
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NCDI provides information
8 February FOUNTAIN HEAP Page 7
Student Welfare Comm. studies insurance
Editor's Note: The secretary
of Student Welfare, Jenni
, Ingram, and the Committee on
Student Welfare are contacting
students doing research on
students' well-being, students'
rights, and handling students'
complaints. The committee's first
project is insurance for college
students. Any questions should
be directed to Ingram.)
The Consumer Insurance In-
formation Division of the North
Carolina Department of Insurance
(NCDI) has provided information
and materials to the SGA Student
Welfare Committee concerning
"Life insurance sales-college
The NCDI has worked dosely
with student organizations in the
development of aids to consumers
including the ruling on life
insurance sales to the college
The Rule, a sub-section of the
Procedures Act, represents a
progress in protection fa the
college student who may be, for
the first time, purchasing in-
surance a entering into legal
contracts. The Rule, in general,
1. Minimum Down-payment
Required. This payment is one-
third of the first year's premi-
um. The company may under no
circumstances furnish this pay-
2. Financing Device to be
Explained in Policy Application.
Explanation must be dear and
complete and spedfy all finandal
3. Execution of Promissory
Note. All blank spaces in this form
must be filled in in the handwrit-
ing of the insured or by the
consent of the insured.
4. Promissory Note May be
Sold Only With Recourse.
5. Note to be Retained Until
Policy Acceptance is Executed.
Note cannot be sold or transferred
by the agent or company, or
commissions cannot be paid until
fifteen days after the policy has
been received in the company's
6. Copy of Note to be
Furnished to the Applicant.
7. Policy Acceptance to be
Executed on Delivery of the
Policy: Contract Resdssion. The
policy may be canceled and
down-payment returned if the
applicant dedded to rescind the
policy within ten days.
Sociology group plans to
study teaching methods
New approaches to teaching
undergraduate sodoiogy will be
studied when the N.C. Sociolo-
gical Assodation meets at ECU
Professional meetings on
eight topics will be featured at the
gathering. Session topics and
"Teaching Population Cour-
ses Paul Tschetter, ECU, chair:
Joseph Drake, Davison College,
and Rick Dixon, UNC-Wilming-
"Teaching Marriage and
Family Courses Jeffrey Rosen-
feld, Nassau County (N.Y.)
Community College, chair: Mar-
vin Sussman, Bowman Gray
School of Medidne, and David
"Preparing Graduate Stu-
dents to Teach Everett K.
Wilson, UNC-Chapel Hill, chair:
William H. Howell, N.C. Central
University, Joel Smith, Duke
University, Buford Rhea, ECU,
and Clarke Davis, N.C. State
"Devices for Teaching Sod-
oiogy Larry M. Lance, UNC-
Charlotte, chair: John T. Schna-
bel, West Virginia University,
and Vaneeta Burkhart, Essex
Community College, Baltimore,
"Compute Assisted Instruc-
tion, " David Pratto, UNC-
Greensboro, chair: Kenneth
Wilson, ECU, William Knox,
UNC-Greensboro, and Christo-
pher Sieverdes, UNC-Wilming-
"Teaching Sodoiogy in the
Small Department Michael
Thomas, Salem College, uiair:
W. E. Allen, St. Augustine's
College, and George M. Britton,
Lenoir Community College;
"Teaching Introdudory Sod-
oiogy Margaret S. Young,
Guilford College, chair: Melvin
Williams, ECU, James House,
Duke University, and John Scalf,
"Internships for Undergrad-
uate Students George Rent,
UNC-Charlotte, chair: Tim Aus-
tin, N.C. State University, and
A.M. Denton Appalachian State
About 100 persons from pri-
vate and public colleges and
universities in North Carolina are
expeded to attend the meeting.
All sessions are scheduled for the
third floor of "B" wing of ECU'S
Brewster Social Sciences Buil-
Partidpants will be guests of
ECU Chancel la Leo Jenkins at a
luncheon at his home on Fifth
Street here, and a Dutch dinna,
buffet style, will be served at the
Greenville Ramada Inn.
AccadingtoDr. John Maido,
chairperson of the ECU Depart-
ment of Sociology and Anthropo-
logy, the meeting's focus on
teaching of undergraduate sod-
dogy refleds a national trend
toward preparation of students at
the undergraduate level fa ca-
reers in soddogy.
Planning fa the state conven-
tioi was completed by a oommit-
tee chaired by Dr. Lawrence J.
Rhoadesof N.C. State Univasity.
Other oommittee members were
Dr. Charles Gddsmid, American
Sociological Assodation officer,
Dr. Everett K. Wilson of UNC-
Chapel Hill, and Dr. Maioio.
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Years of Age. Such must be
witnessed by parent a guardian.
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Page 8 FOUNTAINHEAD 8 February 1977
More available than reported
How real is the present natural gas crisis ?
(LNS)-ln mid-January, as ap-
parent shortages of natural gas
kept millions of people shivering
from cold temperatures in their
homes, and out of school and
jobs, a mysterious classified ad
appeared in the Wall Street
Journal: "15 million MCF of
natural gas available for sale
No name, only a box number for
buyers to reply.
Are people cold from a
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genuine natural gas shortage? As
with the oil and gasoline "energy
crisis" a few years back, an
independent evaluation of the
quantity of available natural gas
by observers outside the energy
corporations is difficult. Esti-
mates of reserves are compiled
only by an industry trade group,
the American Gas Association.
To begin to untangle the
origins of this latest "crisis
critics say it is important to note
that we no longer have separate
oil, coal, uranium or natural gas
industries, but an energy industry
controlled by former oil giants.
Exxon, Texaco, Phillips, Gulf and
Mobil are the largest natural gas
producers in the United States, in
These producers have contin-
ually claimed, since Federal price
regulation of interstate gas sales
began in 1954, that the result
would be natural gas shortages
caused by an artificially low price
of gas set by government regula-
"In fact, there has never been
one (a shortage) wrote James
Ridgeway in his book The Last
Play: The Struggle to Monopolize
the World's Energy Resources.
"Their daims coincide with each
decision by the courts or the
Federal Power Commission limit-
ing their prices
According to energy company
researcher and critic Joe Stork,
"the evidence suggests that the
only thing 'artificial' about
natural gas prioes is that they are
based on costs of production and
do not contain the spread of
monopoly profits in the 'compet-
ing' fuels controlled by the oil
In other words, energy cor-
porations want the price of
natural gas - which is compara-
tively cheap to produce - to rise
to the price of an equivalent
amount of oil, which is several
times more expensive.
As fa the immediate causes
of this winter's problems, James
Flug, director of Energy Action, a
Washington, D.Cbased group,
points to a number of circum-
"For the past few years
explains Flug, "the natural gas
producers have expected that all
price lids on natural gas would be
lifted. Therefore, just on a pure
arithmetic basis, it was in their
economic interests to keep gas in
he ground as long as possible,
ntit the price lids were lifted
As a result of this winter's
severe cold weather, subsequent
high fuel consumption, and short-
ages, the Federal Power Com-
mission (FPC) began allowing
some emergency purchases of gas
from intrastate pipelines by inter-
state suppliers at the higher local
rates. (If gas is produced and sold
in the same state, it's considered
intrastate; if it is produced in one
state, but sold in others, it is
The top Federal ceiling for
interstate gas is $1.42 per thou-
sand cubic feet at the well head,
considerably less than the intra-
state price, which goes up to
$2.25 per thousand cubic feet.
gas producers have pulled back
gas from the interstate market,
trying to sell their, gas to
intermediary distributors on the
local market at the higher prices.
Then, as a result of emergency
measures by the Federal Power
Commission this winter, these
'distributorsare permitted to sell
the gas across the country at the
higher, unregulated price. Costs
increases are passed on to
Energy corporations say the
solution to the problem is to
deregulate natural gas and allow
interstate prioes to float along
with the price of intrastate gas.
Critics say the solution is to
regulate the interstate as well as
intrastate prioes. They estimate
that deregulation of gas would
lead to an increase in fuel bills
totalling to $20 billion a year.
The Carter administration in-
troduced a bill in Congress on
January 26 which could be the
first step towards aiding the
energy oompanies with the even-
tual deregulation of gas prioes.
Under current law the Federal
Power Commission can grant
interstate distributors permission
for 60-day emergency purchases
of gas from suppliers at unregu-
lated prices; Carter proposes
extending the allowable time
period to 150 days. An earlier
FPC practice of permitting 180-
day emergency sales was over-
turned in court as amounting to
Just prior to the Carter bill the
Wall Street Journal was reporting
that, "Shut-offs of natural gas
revive the movement in Congress
to deregulate prices. Chances of
success appear the best yet
Exxon's profit in the fourth
quarter of 1976-which was sub-
stantially colder than the same
period a year earlier-rose almost
7 to $680 million. So far,
three-fourths of the oountry's 20
largest oil oompanies have filed
their 1976 earnings, and all
reported substantial increases in
profit-as high as 53 in the
uespite snortages - natural
or manufactured - the country's
energy oompanies are, expected
"to earn millions of dollars in
additional profits because of the
oold-induoed demand for their
products the New York Times
reported, citing Wall Street
ECU Prof Wardrep named
to 2 top Rho Epsilon posts
By ROBERT SWAIM
Dr. Bruce N. Wardrep, assis-
tant prof ssor at ECU, was
named Supa me Secretary of Rho
Epsilon Professional Real Estate
Fraternity, at its national, bi-
annual convention held in con-
junction with the National Asso-
ciation of Realtors.
Professor writes text
Dr. Clifford B. Knight, profes-
sor of biology at ECU, has signed
a publication contract to prepare a
new textbook in ecology.
The contract, with the John
Wiley firm of publishers, applies
to Knight's proposed 350-page
"Introduction to Eooiogy The
book is designed for use in
Registered Jewelers Certified Gemologist
American Gem Society
See George Lautares ECU Class '41
undergraduate ecology courses
and will oover basic information
on the general environment.
Topics of general interest will
include energy production and
use, pollution and possible solu-
tions, population growth and the
human population problem, re-
source management and wildlife
Also to be included in the book
are discussion of such ecological
problems are the extinction of
wild species, channelization and
Dr. Knight holds degrees
from Connecticut and Duke Uni-
versities. Among his previous
publications are research reports
which have appeared in scientific
journals in the U.S. and abroad,
and a previous textbook, "Basic
Concepts of Ecology
Dr. Wardrep, a native of
Atlanta, Georgia, attended
Georgia State University.
Dr. Wardrep holds a BBA in
finance and a PhO in real estate.
Dr. Wardrep came to ECU in
the fall of 1973.
In 1974 the ECU chapter of
Rho Epsilon was chartered. Dr.
Wardrep has been the chapter's
advisor since it originated.
Dr. Wardrep was also named
editor of the "Binder which is
the biannual journal of Rho
As the Supreme Secretary,
Dr. Wardrep will approve new
charters and members for the
entire national organization.
Rho Epsilon was founded in
1947 as a professional collegiate
fraternity for those students
interested in study or pursuit o� a
career in real estate.
The fraternity has 23 local
chapters on college and university
The ECU chapter is the only
one in N.C.
1 8 � ,oin' �sa�i
'Carrie' provides viewers
with first-class terror
By LARRY S SLAUGHTER
"Carrie" is the most sophisti-
cated film of its genre to seize the
commercial circuit in several
years, not to be discussed along-
side Friedkin's vulgarly pretent-
ious "Exorcist" or Donnen's
trashy "Omen Brian De
Palma's latest effort is a triumph
of technique and style over
substance, a tour de force of Mood
which promises to rocket the
director to the high position in
filmdom he has long deserved.
We will surely drown in the
deluge of thrillers scheduled for
1977 ("Salem's Lot "Exorcist
II"), but it ismy bet that none will
equal the graceful, haunting
Carrie White is an introverted
high school senior who ranks as
scapegoat among her vicious
peers. When Carrie encounters
her first menstrual experience in
the gym shower she becomes
agitated and hysterical, fearing
death. Her classmates respond
with the excesses of adolescent
cruelty, berating Carrie with a
flood of napkins, and tampons,
and heartless chanting. The gym
teacher (Betsy Buckley) reacts in
this rich key scene by consoling
Carrie and sentencing her class-
mates to gym detention. The
compassionate teacher sends
Carrie home to her religiously ob-
sessed, borderline psychotic
mother (Piper Laurie) to recuper-
ate. The gruff toned mother
browbeats Carrie with a Bible and
locks Carrie in a confession closet
to contemplate the "curse" of
Meanwhile, Evil is assuming
disguise in the soft eyes of Sue, a
classmate who wants to repent for
her part in Carrie's humiliation.
Sue coaxes her steady boyfriend,
Tommy (played with Redfordian
charm by William Katt), into
asking plain jane Carrie to the
upcoming Senior Prom. Tommy is
reluctant but finally yields to
render Sue "this important
Another classmate who has
lost prom privileges as punish-
ment for her part in the gym
shower incident catches note of
Sue's sincere gesture with which
she will devise a very cruel
scheme of revenge. She per-
suades her beau (John Travolta)
to render another "very impor-
tant favor to bludgeon a pig and
spill its blood on Carrie during
her highest moment of Prom
Night bliss. Everyone gets so
involved in their schemes to help
and hurt Carrie that none takes
notice of her telekinetic powers,
oblivious that it is the shy,
tortured, princess-to-be who
causes ash trays to fly from tables
and light bulbs to explode.
Crazy Mother refuses Carrie
permission to attend the prom
with Tommy so Carrie demon-
strates her wild powers. The
manic, sexually repressed mother
begs Carrie to renounce her evil
powers and avoid the prom.
"There ail gonna laugh at you!
You can't see the devil's working
through you, childhe'sdever
Carrie orders Mom to shut up and
asserts that "things are gonna
change around here
In CARRIE, the devil IS
clever; so is De Palma.
Moviegoers haven't been ser-
ved such a rich gothic soapbubble
since "Psycho" and "Don't Look
Now two earlier excursions into
the macabre which De Palma has
used as cribsheets to construct
CARRIE. The film works well to
thrill and fascinate on many
levels. On its surface, CARRIE is
a kinky delight of nerve-janglers
and high school shenanigans.
And beneath those moments
designed fa guaranteed audience
screams exists a symbolic world
of troubling insights. De Palma
elucidates these darker elements
subtly and ingeniously. But his
main intent is to flagellate our
emotions and evoke screams.
Even the most negative and
rational moviegoers will be em-
barrassed that CARRIE works so
De Palma's lyrical direction
recalls similar trends executed in
his previous "Obsession" and
"Phantomof the Paradise He
has once again employed a gifted
composer, Pino Donnaggio, to
evoke the extremes of suspense of
sentiment fa Mario Tosi's oola-
ful images. The directa has
selected an expert cast to illum-
inate the stereotypes who live and
die in CARRIE. Sissy Spacek
presents the ill-fated Carrie with
a perfamance that rivals any
female lead in 1976. Ha Carrie is
a warm naive creature who
evokes empathy in ha search
through darkness fa recognition.
"Carrie" is plagued by sev-
aal mirta flaws. The split screen
device which De Palma has used
to communicate the panaama of
destruction in one of CARRIE'S
several denouements dilutes the
intensity of the scene. The
speed-up of sound during arratha
scene to evoke huma jilts the
film's sevae mood. The dimwit
who designed CARRIE' s Grade B
ad campaign, though effective,
should be demoted to Amaican-
CARRIE is playing at Plaza
Roxy shows Firesign flick this weekend
The Firesign Theatre comedy
group, those Amaican mastas of
multimedia amusement, will soon
be seen in the Greenville area.
They will appear in one of their
maion picture efforts, "Evay-
thing You Know is Wrongfran
the recad album of the same
The movie will be shown at
the Roxy Arts and Crafts Centa
on Albemarle Street, Friday
February 11th and Saturday
February 12th at 8:00 and 930
p.m. both nights. Admission will
be $1.00 to the public and 75
cents to Roxy members Advance
tickets are on sale at Rock and
The stay, as those familiar
with the album will recall, is the
quest of one Happy Harry Cox
to find the aliens in our midst.
Cox, a self-proclaimed expert in
the field of UFO's and alien
contacts, is aided in his search by
a number of oddball friends and
allies who likewise seek the
Intawoven with this theme
are the goings-on of the wald
famous redneck Daredemon
Rebus Canneebus, who is going
to jump into the big hole left by
Dr. Charles Bland
the Big Comet near whae Cox
lives. In addition, there are
dozens of little side skits and
subplots that the Firesign Theatre
are famous fa throughout the
As on their albums, the group
plays all the parts in the movie.
Phil Austin doubles as both Harry
Cox and Rebus Caneebus. David
Ossman patrays an Air Face
genaal and a Happy Hour News
anchaman. Philip Procta is his
fellow anchaman and the re-
nowned psychic Nino Savatte.
Peta Bagman becomes Cosell-
sound-alike Pat Hat and the
pesky Cox disciple Gary "the
In the last decade, the Fire-
sign Theatre has released 14
group and solo albums, broadcast
and syndicated four radio saies,
and toured the country with
various stage acts. In addition
they have published three col lec-
tions of their waks, produced,
written and starred in sevaal
motion pictures, and twice suc-
cessfully ran a candidate fa the
U.S. presidency. Their wak has
been refared to as litaature and
their albums are considered clas-
sics. "Evaything You Know is
Wrong" is one of their best.
PIGS VS. FREAKS
On the same bill with the
Firesign film will be a featurette
entitled "Pigs Vs. Freaks This
film is a documentary of the third
annual Detroit Michigan Pigs vs.
Freaks foot ball game. P'nroit was
the first place in the country to
have such an event. Fa those
who enjoy watching a participa-
ting in this kind of thing, this film
is a must.
ECU prof researches fungus
FIRESIGN THEA TRE
The MARQUEE column
will appear Thursday
By CINDY BROOME
Research on the control of
fungal diseases affecting aqua-
culture is continuing hae, ac-
cading to Dr. Charles E. Bland,
Bland has been researching
this area since 1970, with the help
of funding from Sea Grant.
"We waen't as concaned
with diseases at first said
We were concaned with the
scientific aspect of inaeasing
Aquaculturists grow shrimp,
lobsta, aab, and otha marine
animals in ada to inaease food
supply, according to Bland.
They are grown in tanks of
specially treated water
Sometimes, with mae than
50,000 larvae in a tank, a
powaful disease-producing fun-
gus can obliterate an entire
population of shrimp a aab in
oily a few hours, accading to
In ada to control disease-
producing fungi, Bland found that
he must determine their life
cycles to learn how they spread
Bland, with the help of four
graduate students, is trying to
find cures fa the diseases. Only a
few cures are now known.
Bland said he receives sam-
ples of infected larvae from aqua-
culturists in Tahiti, Mexico,
Flaida, Honduras, Oregon, and
He identifies the fungi and
tries to prescribe a cure fa sea
farmers to control disease.
"People genaally know so
little about fungi and these
diseases that, as soot as they
have a problem, they have to go
to a specialist said Bland.
Bland said the diseases are
not really factas greatly affecting
Sea Grant has been support-
ing Bland's research since 1970.
The program has received be-
tween $16,000 and $20,000 yearly
Bland said he thinks furtha
research is still needed.
"We haven't answaed all the
questions yet he said.
Page 10 FOUNTAINHEAD 8 February 1977
Fisher loves technical career
Kodak exec proves life begins at 40
At a time in life when many
people begin to doubt their own
effectiveness and resign them-
selves to slow dispersal of ener-
gies, Harry E. Fisher was on the
verge of achieving a lifelong goal.
Beginning at the age of 40
when he was at the peak of a
successful retail career, he quit,
embarked on four exciting years
of college and became an engi-
neer, after which he joined
Eastman Kodak Company in
Rochester. Today he is assigned
Mon. Tues. Wed
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to Kodak Park, a 1,900-acre
industrial complex where photo-
graphic film, paper and chemicals
What happened? Frustration
to begin with. Also, belief in his
wife, son and best friends'
observations that he was right in
being unhappy with the way
"I guess they were more
sensitive of my feelings than I
was at first inclined to admit to
myself he saya "They knew I
wasn't happy in my retailing
career and my health was becom-
Listening to the concerns of
those close to him prompted
Fisher to take detailed tests at
For Fisher, the interests were
old ones-dating back to the years
of World War II when many
young men dreamed of becoming
aviators. Fisher dreamed of flying
with the U.S. Navy.
A native of the Bronx, he
finished school in January, 1947,
at Manhattan Aviation High
School, regarded as one of the
nation's premier trade schools.
Many of Its graduates obtained
first-rate military and industrial
But Fisher's timing was unfor-
tunate. In the early postwar
years, military and industrial
aviation careers were in short
supply The G.ls were back
prevailing public attitudes were
such that it would be hard for
many people not to wonder
whether-when it was all over-a
firm would take on a man in his
40's as a beginning engineer.
The first critical decision was
whether to enter college. He
approached it methodically.
Before Fisher began his four
years of full-time studies, he took
night courses in calculus to see if
he oould handle the depth of
studies required. He did well and
was accepted for admission to
Syracuse University in August,
"Once I started he recalls,
"I went right to work. It turned
out to be one of the most
HA RRY FISHER successfully changed from clothing
executive to college student at age 40, then went on
to become an engineer for Kodak.
Syracuse University on his inter-
ests and aptitudes.
"The results were no sur-
prise. Engineering was right
there as one of my highest
interests, which confirmed the
feelings of everyone else-and of
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home to fill such jobs as existed
and the dreams of many slightly
younger men were broken.
Fisher was married and accep-
ted an offer in New York City
from a nationwide manufacturer-
retailer of clothing. He had
worked part-time for the firm
during high school and now
began full-time as an office clerk.
"I advanced steadily so I
stayed with it he recalls, "in
1952, I was transferred to the
Syracuse store as credit and
In 1960 he was promoted to
manager of the chain's new store
in Fairmount, a Syracuse suburb.
If he had engineering dreams in
those days, he held them in check
while his son could grow up and
complete his schooling.
"For another seven or eight
years things went fine. By then
our only child, Joseph, had grown
up, gone to New York University
and become a mathematician.
Since then he has been teaching
and doing computer research and
is now close to his Ph.D.
"Meanwhile my wife Susan
had a marvelous career as a buyer
in a Syracuse department store
But what of Harry Fisher? The
years had sped by and he
wondered about the way he was
spending his life, about the
question of leaving his hard-won
niche in business, about upset-
ting his life at mid-point. And
enjoyable times of my life. I was
elected class representative to the
faculty during my first semester
and kept the post until gradua-
tion. This work helped me quickly
to get to know both the students
Fisher says he had no trouble
relating to students young
enough to be his children. "I
seemed to fit in
He began studies as an
aerospace major, still clinging to
the personal interest begun de-
cades before. But then, when the
aerospace industry began exper-
iencing difficulties and massive
layoffs, Fisher decided to work
toward a dual degree in aerospace
and mechanical engineering.
At the close of his sophomore
year, he was asked to join one of
his professors who had obtained a
three-year grant from the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agen-
cy. The seven-man, one-woman
team experimented with the
incineration of plastics found in
municipal wastes. When the final
report was published, Fisher was
listed on the cover as a co-investi-
A project to make photo-
micrographs of the fly-ash produ-
ced by incinerating plastic was
carried out as an independent
study and was presented to a joint
meeting of the American Society
See KODAK, pg. 7 7
Shakespeare set to music
8 February FOUNTAINHEAD Page 11
'Falstaff entertains opera fans
By SUSY CHESTON
Sir John Falstaff, one of the
world's leading comic heroes,
klutzed his way with finesse over
the ECU stage last week. Wed-
nesday through Saturday, the
portly knight was star of the ECU
School of Music's Opera Theater
production of "Falstaff" at
Fletcher Recital Hall.
Sir John is the popular
character of Shakespeare's "The
Merry Wives of Windsor" and
Henry IV In his version for
opera, Giuseppe Verdi creates a
tightly constructed but sparkling
comedy about Sir John's mercen-
ary attempts at the conquest of
two rich wives. One might say the
appealing degenerate is asking
The scheme requires a com-
plicated plot full of deceptions
and counter deceptions. Un-
fortunately, Jespite the English
translation, during Act I of the
opening night performance the
audience was so busy trying to
figure out the plot details that it
forgot that "Falstaff" was sup-
posed to be funny.
The cast was so earnestly
establishing characters and set-
ting the scene for later develop-
ments that they missed the
lighthearted mischief Verdi in-
tended for his opera. Even a
potentially delightful antiphonal
chorus of chatter between the
men and the women was swal-
lowed up by the pianos and
merely confused the audience.
Alan Jones as Falstaff led the
cast in poised singing and heavy-
handed acting that left the
audience impressed but cold.
With the Act II entrance of
Susie Pair as the busybody
Mistress Quickly, however, the
audience started to relax and
enjoy her teasing revenge on Sir
John, whose schemes had been
discovered unbeknownst to him.
Mature perfamanoes by Lynn
Hicks and Claire Hurley as the
two "merry wives" further re-
laxed the audience. Their rich
soprano voices stabilized the
Act II was also livened up by a
fun, if unsuccessful, seduction
scene between Lynn Hicks and a
warmed up Alan Jones, who left
the scene hidden in a pile of dirty
laundry that was dumped into the
Thames River. Act II was worth
seeing if just for the gaudy
blouse, lacy knickers and orange-
feathered hat that the wine-
loving, women-chasing Sir John
wore to entice the ladies. Even
the bit parts started to dick, like
Cindy Barfield in a silent role as a
cute but witless servant.
In a delightful subplot, Nancy
Thomas (Nannetta) and Steve
Walence (Fenton) played two
young lovers determined to marry
against Nanetta's father's
wishes. Nancy Thomas' light high
soprano and experienced acting,
with Steve Walence's beautiful
tenor, were a nice contrast to the
quick-paced humor of the main
What really won over the
audience was Bill White's per-
formance of the red-nosed ruffian
Bardolph, a crony of Falstaff. Bill
White was full of it, and the
audience including myself, loved
By Act III, the opera's fun
aspect really came together. A
midnight masquerade in the
woods punished Falstaff for being
naughty by scaring him with a
fake fairy attack. Here Nancy
Thomas was her most remark-
able, floating an effortless high,
high "Bb" into the moonlight,
holding the pure tone "faever"
as the fairies danced.
In this final scene, the block-
ing started to make some sense,
with motion flowing in the dim
lights to give the proper ethereal
A jubilant shower of confetti
followed a fugue advising all to be
jolly and brought the opera to a
The Opera Theater should be
proud; proud of Donna Rowan
and Taesa Watkins fa their
competent handling of difficult
piano scaes, Dr. Clyde Hiss fa
his (as always) exacting direction,
and the whole cast fa all of their
hard wak and talent.
Continued from pg. 10
of Mechanical Engineers and the
American Institute of Aeronautics
and Astronautics. He is a current
member of ASME and a past
member of AIAA.
His senia design project was
focused on redesigning the cur-
rent NASA space shuttle to
In December, 1972, he was
interviewed on campus by a
Kodak reauita and traveled to
Rochester fa further interviews.
He was offered a position.
Fisher said that by the time he
started interviews on campus he
was na waried about getting a
"I said to myself then that
some company in this country is
going to want someone who
knows how to wak. During my
interview, the Kodak reauita
kept stressing the positive as-
pects of my age and experience
even though I would be 44 just
Now he is assigned to the
utilities engineering group at
Kodak Park. He termed his
assignment "the greatest break I
could have imagined. I wak with
a fantastic group of people
Utilities at Kodak Park involve
some key opaations. Kodak Park
employs mae than 30,000, the
largest population of all the
company's plants. As in any
community, thae must be sup-
pat ing staff and facilities to take
care of vital needs.
Fa Kodak Park, these include
three on-site electric power plants
and related utilities that meet the
demands of lighting, heating,
cooling, genaating steam, driv-
ing the machinay, and satisfying
all the otha enagy needs of mae
than 195 maja buildings.
The utilities also include
17,000 dial telephones; a plant
watawaks that each day sup-
plies mae than 32,000 gallois of
the specially treated wata Kodak
requires fa photoqraphic manu-
facturing; and mxlern waste-
treatment facilities that are
designed to process industrial
waste water and burn combus-
tible solids in an environmentally
Fisha hasn't had time to wak
on all of these. But they are a few
of the reasons he sees utilities
engineering as "a real challenge,
a great assignment
His wife is continuing ha
retailing career and is manager
and buya fa a Rochesta chain
They share intaests in read-
ing, music and photography,
while he also participates in golf
and oollecting postage stamps.
The Fishas live at 66 Williams-
burg Rd in Pittsfad, a suburb of
Chauvinism pushed in textbooks
(LNS)-White, male, upper-
class perspectives still predomi-
nate in recently published U.S.
histay textbooks, charges a new
report on the presentation of
women and minaity histay in
junia and high school texts.
Aocading to the findings of
the Council on Intenaaa! Books
fa Children, released in their
report "Staeotypes, Distortions
and Omissions in U.S. Histay
Textbooks publishers have
made only supafioial improve-
ments ova olda U.S. histay
"The new texts we examined
fell far short of presenting
historical reality said Dr.
Robert B. Moae, who directed
the textbook project for the
Council. Moore acknowledged
that new texts have shown some
improvement as a result of
feminist and minaity pressures
ai publishers. But "heightened
visibility of previously ignaed
peoples he cautioned, "hasna
assured an accurate depiction of
"To the extent that racism
and sexism are dealt with in
textbooks, they are treated as
isolated mistakes of the past.
They are never analyzed as
on-going structures by which
some people continue to profit at
the expense of others
Next year at ECU
you could be
on a scholarship.
An Air Force ROTC two-year scholarship pays your tuition and
gives you a $100 a month allowance. And it picks up the tab for
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After college, you'll receive a commission in the Air Force go on
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It all starts right here � in college � in the Air Force ROTC.
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Air Force ROTC Gateway to a Great Way of Life
8 February 1977
GAIL KERBAUGH was the Lady Pirates' high scorer in Friday night's
loss against Longwood. j Photo Dy K jp y
Freeman and Kerbaugh
lead Lady Pirates in
two weekend games
ECU'S Lady Pirates hosted
nationally ranked N.C. State
Thursday night fa a predictable
match, losing to the Pack 95-68.
The difference in height alone
between the two teams made the
going rough for ECU, especially
against a team that works so well
together as State does.
Six of State's 14 players ended
up in double figures, with only
one player not scoring at all.
Debbie Freeman led the Pi-
rate' s scoring with 24 points from
the floor, along with Linda
McLellan and Gail Kerbaugh,
who had ten each.
All five of ECU'S starters
played over thirty minutes, while
the longest any member from the
Pack bench played was 20 min-
Overall, the Lady Pirates
played a good game, but certainly
not what they are capable of.
State played less than perfect not
being forced to fight fa the ball.
Coming off their loss to State,
the Lady Pirates beat Longwood
College Friday night by a scae
Three Pirates made it to
Guard Gail Kerbaugh hit 29
points. Debbie Freeman scaed
26, and led in rebounding with 14.
The other high scaer was Linda
McLellan with 13.
Scaing was close fa the first
half, with ECU edging the lead
38-37. Rebounding was fairly
close throughout the game, ECU
led with 53 over Longwood's 48.
Having the lead coming in to
the last minutes of the game was
a nice change fa the Pirates, as
they could concentrate on playing
good ball instead of attempting
the usual fast break with every
It was a well deserved victay
fa a team that had maning and
afternoon practices last week to
Pirates coach Catherine Bol-
ton was pleased with the win, and
with her team, which still has
enough enthusiasm to win.
Gray hits career high in
losing effort to WCU
By STEVE WHEELEh
The up-and-down East Caro-
lina basketball team journeyed to
Cullowhee Saturday night to
attempt a sweep of Western
Carolina fa the season. But, the
Catamounts would have nothing
of it handing the Pirates a 66-53
defeat befae about 3,000 saeam-
ing fans in Reid Gym. �
The Pirates, now 8-11 overall,
have lost nine of their ten games
on the road. They stand 7-2 in
The Pirates were once again
done in by their poa shooting and
lack of intensity of play. They
oould manage just 23 of 71 from
the floa fa 32.4 percent while
the Cats hit oi 24 of 50 fa 48
Had it not been fa freshman
faward Herb Gray, the outoome
could have been much wase.
Gray hit a career-high 27 points,
over half the Pirates' total output.
"Right now, we're just play-
ing with our bodies, not with
our minds said a disgruntled
Dave Patton following the game.
"We aren't going to beat anyone
shooting the way we did tonight.
It was just a lack of confidence.
Our passing was oitiful, too
Patton had praise fa his sleek
freshman Gray, even in the loss.
"He played just great. If it
weren't fa him, we would have
been beaten by 30 points
Ike Mimsgot the Catamounts
off to a good start by scaing 12 of
their first 14 points. This gave
Western a ten-point lead, a lead
the Pirates could never overcome.
The Pirates were beset by oold
shooting all night long. They
could not buy a basket from
outside. They had to rely on
getting the ball inside to Gray fa
their points a by getting offen-
Rebounds did not come the
Pirates' wayasthey had earlier in
the season. The Catamounts
outrebounded the Bucs by a
whopping 48-35 margin. Mims
led WCU with 12 while Larry
Hunt topped ECU with nine. Of
late, Hunt had been a terra ai
the boards averaging over 14
retrieves per game.
After the Cats opened up their
14-4 lead early in the game, the
Pirates came back to cut the
margin to four at 16-12. After the
teams traded a couple of baskets
each, the Catamounts went on
another tear to put the halftime
lead up to eight at 33-25.
Western Carolina scaed the
first three points of the seoond
half to open up an 11-point lead.
The Pirates then cut the margin to
seven at 42-35. But, the Cats
scaed the next eight points to
open up a 15-point lead at 50-35.
Western's biggest lead came
a minute later at 53-37, befae the
Pirates made ate last ditch effat
to cut the lead down.
Gray was the only Pirate to
scae in double figures. Larry
Hunt with eight and Jim Ramsey
with six were the aher Pirate
Mims led the Catamounts
with 20 points while Thomas
Wilson added 14, Russell Gibbs
13, and Jay Lassiter 11.
Turnovers hurt the Pirates
also. They committed 13, while
Western was able to steal the ball
from them 12 times.
The Pirates traveled to Na-
folk, Va. last night to face
powerful Old Dominion. The
Monarchs inflicted one of the
two ECU losses in Minges a
couple of weeks ago by an 86-74
East Carolina returns home
Thursday night fa an impatant
league clash with Wil'iam and
Mary. The Indians whipped the
Pirates by 25 in Williamsburg
earlier, but have had trouble of
late winning on the road.
Third loss of season
Tankers lose to Duke,
65-48 ; now 6-3 overall
East Carolina's swim team
lost to Duke's Blue Devils, 65-48,
Saturday in Minges Natataium.
The Pirates lost their third
meet to an ACC foe this season,
despite winning seven of 13
"I'm very disappointed about
losing to Duke said ECU coach
Ray Sharf. "Although they were
better on paper, I still felt we
would win. David Kirkman was
sick and this hurt us in the medley
It was the medley relay that
put Duke on top, 7-0. ECU was
never able to catch up.
Double winners fa the Pirates
were John Tudor and John
McCauley. Jim Brunner, Ted
Nieman, and Stewart Mann each
won one event.
"I was real pleased with
McCauley said Sharf. "He
swam against a tough conpetita.
Nieman was the wakhase fa
He swam the 1000 freestyle,
winning in 9:45.51, a meet
recad. He returned with just five
minutes rest swam the 200
freestyle, and finished seoond.
"He wanted to swim both
events Sharf said. "It was a
gutsy thing to do
Mann had his best day of the
year, winning the backstroke in
2 09.29, a meet reoad. He also
finished third in the IM.
"Stewart had a fine day,
probably his best effort this
season Sharf said.
Brunner won the three-meter
The Pirates are now 6-3 on the
Their next meet is Feb. 12, in
the Atlantic Seaboard Interscho-
astic meet at Minges.
fHE PI HA TES loss Saturday was their third of the season
50's f reestyler McCauley
aims for the nationals
8 February FOUNTAINHEAD Page 13
By DAVID ROBEY
Speaking confidently and
quietly, John McCauley, a 220
lb six-foot seven inch member of
ECU'S men's swim team, says he
is aiming for the top of the
swimming nationale. McCaule,
a native of Charlotte, is undefeat-
ed in his event, the 50 yard
freestyle. He is presently ranked
eleventh in the nation.
McCauley prepped at East
Mecklenburg, swimming three
letters. Upon being recruited by
ECU swim coach Ray Scharf,
McCauley set freshman records
in the 50 and 60 yard freestyles
and was a member of the 400 yard
freestyle medley relay team that
traveled to the nationals.
As a sophomore, McCauley
again went to the nationals but
failed to do as well as expected.
However, this year he has
bettered his times and feels
confident that he can do well in
the nationals. He has the first
place position eyed and will fight
It has taken twelve years of
experience for McCauley to get
where he is. He gives his parents
credit for motivating him. They
encouraged him to swim in
Amateur Athletic Union meets.
Coach Scharf, McCauley readily
admits, impressed him with his
"win philosophy" and McCauley
wants to give due credit to Scharf
for aiding him and encouraging
him when it was needed.
In the future, McCauley plans
to teach physical education at the
secondary level and, of oourse,
"I hope I will be a benefit to
kids and help to motivate them
the way my past coaches have
me. I feel my success now and in
the future is due to my present
coach said McCauley.
Scharf commented, "John has
tremendous ability. He is a large
fellow, which is of great advant-
age to a sprinter. He seems more
determined this year and has a
purpose in mind. As far as the
swim is oonoerned, John is a
producer and that is a great aid to
us. He has gained his confidence
and I feel he should do well at the
The best time turned in by
McCauley this year in the 50 yard
freestyle is 21.2 seconds. To
qualify for the nationals he must
better his time by a mere .1
McCauley feels he will qualify
at the Eastern Regionals. This
meet is an important one which
ECU has a good chance of
winning. For this meet McCauley
and the other members of the
team will shave their bodies to
improve their times. This meet
will produce times of national
John McCauley has the exper-
ience, strength, physical stature,
confidence and desire to do well
at the nationals. He deserves it.
jumN McuAULt y is currently ranked eleventh in the nation in the 60-yard freestyle event.
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Page 14 FOUNTAINHEAD 8 February 1977
Indians take first
Women gymnasts place third
By STEVE WHEELER
East Carolina's gymnastics
team hosted William and Mary
and Furman Saturday for a
tri-meet. The Lady Pirates proved
to be a gracious host, placing
third with 61.65 points while the
Indians won with 79.75 and
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Furman finished second with
Naomi Cain of Furman won
best all-around with 25.25 points
while the Lady Pirates' Betsy
Adkins finished second with 24.3
points. Anne Weatherly of Wil-
liam and Mary took third with
23.2 while Mary Laurence of
Furman finished fourth with 21.3
and Donna Pendley of ECU was
fifth with 18.65.
Although she did not compete
in all the events, Liz Mowatt-
Larsson of William and Mary was
probably the meet's outstanding
performer. She won the balance
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beam and floor exercise categor-
ies while placing third in the
vaulting competition. She did not
compete in the uneven parallel
Mowatt-Larsson won the bal-
ance beam with an outstanding
score of 8.75. Cain placed second
with 7.0 while Barb Gould of
William and Mary took third with
5.6. The Indians' Salli McNeish
took fourth with 5.45 while
Adkins of ECU placed fifth with
In the floor exercise, Mowatt-
Larsson won with 8.45 points
while teammate Anne Weatherly
placed second with 8.2 points.
Kevin Clarkson of Furman grab-
bed third place with 7.0 while
ECU'S Adkins and Nan Baker
finished fourth and fifth, respec-
tively, with 6.5 and 6.25 points.
The Indians' Betsy Moore
took the vaulting oompetition with
7.95 points while Adkins placed
second with 7.4. Mowatt-Larsson
finished third with 6.9 while
Weatherly finished fourth with
6.6. William and Mary's Susie
Wagstaff placed fifth with 6.5
Cain won the uneven parallel
bars with 7.8 points. Laurence
took second with 7.1 while the
Indians' Connie Wieman placed
third with 6.1. Weatherly finished
fourth with 5.65 while Moore took
fifth with 5.35.
Coach Stevie Chepko was
more than happy by her team's
improvement, despite the third
"Like I said before, none of
these girls have ever taken any
gymnastics other than Betsy
Adkins Chepko said following
the meet. "With all these first
year girls we are doing a fantastic
job. They are really ooming along
better than expected
The Lady Pirates will be at
home again Saturday when they
host Apoalachian State at 3 pm in
41-game schedule ahead
for '77 baseball Pirates
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First-year head baseball coach
Monte Little will begin his head
coaching career with a 41-game
schedule this spring at East
Carolina University. The Pirates
will open Saturday, March 5 at
The schedule features games
against all Southern Conference
schools, except UT-Chattanooga,
(14 double headers, 24 home
games and dashes with N.C.
State, North Carolina and Mary-
land of the Atlantic Coast Confer-
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years as assistant ooach and
played at East Carolina, takes
over the head coaching duties
following the resignation last
spring of George Williams.
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FOR SALE: Girl's 3 speed bike
$35.00, channel master auto
cassette tape player $30. Zenith
black and white t.v. $40.00. All
recently overhauled and in good
oondition. 752-4511 between 5
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FOR SALE: Old Cutlass Su-
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lent oondition. $1925.00. Phone
FOR SALE: Guild D-5, Acoustic
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$250.00 a you make reasonable
offer. Call 756-2459 fa Bob, a
see on display at Razz Jazz
FOR SALE: '71 Super Beetle with
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parts. Runs well. Must sell at a
loss fa $975.00 a you make
reasonable offer. Call Bob at
FOR SALE: BIC 960 turntable. 7
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FOR SALE: '68 Vdkswagon fast
back $350. a best offer. Call
FOR SALE: Texas Instruments
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functions, slopeintercept, three,
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with Operating Guide, Owner's
Manual, carrying case and AC
adaptor. Rechargable and still
under warranty. Definitely a
bargain at $42.00. Call Jeff at
752-9905 a come by 411 Jones.
FOR SALE: Collection of 25
albums. Including albums by Yes,
Beach Boys, Hendrix, ELP and
many mae. Prices from $2 to $3.
Come by room 415 Aycook any
day afta 3 XX) p.m. now fa best
rOR SALE: Texas instruments
SR-51 a electronic calculator.
Adapta, two owners manuals,
two operating guides and two
carrying cases included free. Call
752-9905 and ask fa Jeff.
FOR SALE: 74 VW Bug $2200.
Contemp. furniture & doublebed
Exoellent oondition. Call 752-0903
FOR SALE: Fenda' Princeton
Revab Guitar amp. $150. Electric
Guitar Fuzz-Wah-Volume Pedal.
4 wans and fuzz sustain, volume,
and intensity uontrda $60. Send
reply to: Box 3067, Greenville.
FOR SALE: 1988 Chev. ImpaJa.
55,000 little old lady back and
forth to church miles. Air, power
stea needs mina repairs$500.
758-1437 afta 930 nights.
FOR SALE: Brand New ARP
ODYSSEY SYNTHESIZER, per-
fect oondition. Fa mae infama-
tion. Call 75&0794.
FOR SALE: 1973 Datsun 240Z.
Red automatic. Must sell. Call
758-4262 after 5.
FOR SALE: Watabed, mattress,
frame with braces, lina. $60. Call
FOR SALE: 4.2cub. refrigaata,
good condition; excellent for
dam use. $80.00. Call 752-5493.
FOR SALE: 1974 Toyota Celica
S.G 4 speed, excellent oond. 102
B Belk Dam. 758-7865.
FOR SALE: PE 3060 autanatic
turntable complete with Stanton
681 EE phono cartridge. Also
Koss Pro-4-A headphones. All
with aiginal boxes. Reasonable.
FOR SALE: Yamaha clarinet.
Good oondition. $90. Call 758-
FORSALE:19" oda t.v. $100.00
Electric heata 3 speed $20.00.
TYPING SERVICES: Expaienced
typist. 758-3106 (Jane) befae 5.
FOR SALE: Peugeot Bicycle,
Blue, like new, best offer. 758-
FOR SALE: 4" X 5" Graphic
View II with Schneida Xenar 150
mm. Daga 358 15 holdas. 4
developing tanks and 6 negative
holdas. $275. Call John 758-
FOR SALE: Gibson Les Paul
guitar with case and an Ampeg
Amplifier VT-40 worth over
$1,300. All interested people call
FOR SALE: 1964 Triumph Spit-
fire. Will accept best offa - call
758-7415 afta 2XX) p.m.
FOR SALE: "71 Opel GT Low
milage, AC, exoellent conditioi
32 MPG. Call Mark Hurley at KA
TYPING SERVICE: 758-5948.
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watts Rms pr. channel, 2 channel.
AR-2AX speakas. Exoellent oon-
ditiai. $350 Call 756-1547.
FOR SALE: 10 week old male
Gaman Shephad puppy. $60
including collar, leash, & bowl.
FOR SALE: One New Pionea
Reverbaation Amp. Got it fa
Christmas, must sell wwarranty
'$95.00. Phone 752-4379.
FOR SALE: 1969 Red Fiat 124
Excellent Cond. 75,000 miles
$200 take up $36mo. paymenta-
$550 left call 757-6690 9p.m
FOR SALE: & Toyota Celica
G.T. Air-conditioned, AM-Fm
staeo 5-speed, luggage rack.
Only 5,000 miles, like new
condition, metallic blue, white
intaia. Call 752-8290 afta 5
p.mask fa Card.
FOR SALE: Amplifia - Sound
City, Conoad GT-80 (Brand new)
2-12" speakas, built-in revab.
Retail price $699. Will sell fa
$300. Must sell befae spring
quarta. Call Chris at 756-6252.
FOR SALE: 5 speed 27" Sears
bicycle. Good oondition. Price
$45.00. 55 lb. Bear Grizzly bow
with arrow, tips, and other
accessories. Call fa infamatiai.
FOR SALE: Needfa school. All
in excellent oondition: 1969 Fiat
124 - 700$, 17" Crosby Radna
hunt saddle with fittings 180$,
Konjca autaeflex T with f1.4
lens 150$, albums - misc. 3.50
each. Call 757-6690 only from
9-12 p.m. Sun. - Thurs.
FOR SALE: Garard SLX-2 turn-
table. Exoellent oondition except
needs new needle. $30. Call
758-5008 afta five.
FOR SALE: 1973 TS 185 Suzuki,
excellent oondition. No reason-
able offa refused. Call 7564999,
ask fa Phil a leave a message.
FOR SALE: Akai 8-Track Ray-
backRecord Component. This
model has 2 heads, 2 vu metas,
and fast faward. Cones with
head demagnetiza. $100 nego-
ROOMMATE WANTED: To
share trailer in Quail Hollow,
FOR SALE: 8 Track & Cassette
tapes 12.00 ea. Ova 30 tapes by
various artists. 758-8984, 318
Ayoock Dam (trash room).
FOR SALE: 1972 Fad Van 240
6-cylinda, straight drive, air,
carpet, paneling, $1400.00. 752-
LOST: Gold high school ring 24 in
the middle. A.P.B. on inside.
Great personal value. Reward.
Contact Beth 758-8845.
FOR RENT: Private room avail-
able Spring tarn. Graduate stu-
dent prefared. 756-2459.
FEMALE ROOMMATE: Needed
to share 2-bedroom trailer.
Washa & drya & air condition-
ing. $60month & utilities. Cll
758-8160 afta 9:00 p.m. a oome
by Flanagan 420. Junia, Senia,
a Graduate student prefared.
FOR SALE: Janspat Backpack
and Frostline Tent, both Brand
new and aupa light. Also Dynaco
Amp. contact Jim at 1305 S,
Cotanche a (near Twin Rinks)
upstairs. Come by anytime.
FOR SALE: Wilson T3000 Tennis
Raoket-$25.00 Lenny House-758-
FOR SALE: Telecasta guitar,
and J.V.C. Turntable. Call 758-
FOR SALE: 2 Tennis Rackets, 1
10-speed bike. Cheap 752-6439.
FOR SALE: Yahama Guitar, good
oondition. Exoellent fa begin-
ners. !50.00 contact Nancy
through ad in Fountainh�i
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Endura. Exoellent oondition 2500
miles $675. 758-9063.
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AM-FM Staeo, tape playa, wire
wheels, excellent condition,
$3,850 call 756-6768 afta 530.
FOR SALE: '66 VW great fa in
town would need wak fa trips.
$350 a best offa. 752-4479
MUST SELL: Sunn studio lead
amp hardly used. $175.00. Call
Maria 752-9022 fa mae infam-
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a regular oontrd. Pins & Condi-
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$225.00. Kasino bass amp. $250.
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Racket- $25.00. Lonny House-
FOR SALE: Marathon C flute
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prioe. Call 752-8376.
FOR RENT: Private roan and
bath. Aaoss from cdlege. Mrs.
Bob Mauney, Box 207, Green-
FOR RENT: Male ECU student
fa a two bedroom apartment at
Village Green $50 plus utilities.
NEEDED: Female roommate. 704
East Third St. (2 blocks from
campus. Lg. 2 bedroom apart-
FOR RENT: Unfurnished room
$35mo. & utilities. See Steve in
FOR RENT: Room, 402 Student
St. Phoie: 752-4814. Quiet; fur-
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WANTED: One a two fanale
roommates for Village Gr. Apt.
$50 pa month plus utilities. Call
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baths fa mate student. Available
oi March 1.758-2585.
LOST: Ladies wrap around swea-
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stripes around it and a Navy blue
tie belt. Lost in Jdly Rogas. If
found call 752-9907 a bring by
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Room Friday (1-21) No questions
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a crisis to call a come by the
REAL aisis centa. Counseling
and refaralsare what they offa.
They" re free, too. Call 758-HELP.
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Firesian Film. Evavthing You
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Fri.Feb. 11 and Sat. Feb. 12 8XX)
and 930 p.m admission $1.00,
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tickets at Rock and Soul.
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