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Fifty years ago in Chapel Hill the brand-
new 52-room Carolina Inn had just been
built and was offering room with bath
for $3 a night. There were 2,300 students
on campus. And a young man named Bob
House had just been named Secretary
of the N.C. Historical Commission.
said the tree was more valuable to the
University than the Morehead Building
The Chancellor recalled the words of
the late novelist Robert Ruark '35, com-
paring Prof. Russell to his crusty colleague,
Journalism Department Chairman Oscar
J. (Skipper) Coffin: "Coffin and Russell
had a magnificent ability to bestow
knowledge without patronage .... Both
were highly successful at their various
trades, but were infected with an itch to
teach. Between them, they probably turned
out more competent pros than any living
mentors of anything."
On All-Time Team
Weiner in the 'Hall'
Art Weiner'SO of Greensboro has joined
his old football teammate Charlie Justice
as a member of the North Carolina
Sports Hall of Fame.
An All-American end on the Justice
era squads, Weiner is a Greensboro textile
executive. He was introduced at the Dec.
2 ceremonies in Greensboro by Hugh
Asked to recall some of the most mem-
orable moments in his career at Carolina,
Weiner immediately cited the 1947 and
1948 UNC-Texas games. "In the first,
we went to Austin when they had Bobby
Layne at quarterback and we lost 34-0.
When we came back to the Raleigh-
Durham Airport, there were several thous-
and fans there to greet us, even though we
had been beaten so badly.
"The next year, they came into Chapel
Hill ranked number one in the country.
We felt before the game we'd have a
chance to reverse the score on them and
that's what we did. We scored three touch-
downs in the first three minutes and won
Four Carolina players have been named
on the top to all-time Atlantic Coast
Conference basketball team chosen by
area sportswriters and broadcasters.
Three are on the starting five-Billy
Cunningham '65, Lennie Rosenbluth '57,
and Charlie Scott '70. The other is Larry
Ofthe 194 votes possible, N.C. State
senior sparkplug David Thompson re-
ceived the highest total, 193. Scott, in
second place with 150, scored more field
goals than any Carolina player in history
and ranks second at UNC in career points.
Rosenbluth led Carolina to the NCAA title
in 1957 when he was National Player
of the Year.
Cunningham was an All-Conference
player for three years and Player of the
Year for 1965. A total of 38 players re-
ceived votes in the poll. The other star
chosen for the starting five was Duke's Art
Heyman, close behind Scott in the voting
House on Russell
An intimate tribute to Phillips Russell
as a superb writer, devoted Chapel Hillian
and beloved University professor was
recently written by Chancellor Emeritus
Robert B. House.
Seven Basketball Games on TV
The Chesley network will present a
number of Atlantic Coast Conference
games, under sponsorship of Pilot Life
12 (Wed.); N.C. State at Chapel Hill,
9 p.m., Feb. 2S (Tue.); and Duke at Dur-
ham, 3 p.m., March 1 (Sat.). In addition,
the Carolina-Maryland game in Chapel
Hill at 6 p.m. on Sat., Feb. 15, will be na·
TV stations in North and South Caro-
lina, Georgia, Virginia, West Virginia,
Maryland, and Washington, D.C., will
televise UNC varsity basketball games
again this season. Six games will be pro-
duced by the C. D. Chesley Sports Net-
work and another will be nationally
telecast by Mizlou.