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Page 14-Tuesday, May 23, 1978-The Michigan Daily
Accused killer stuck in England
By THOMAS O'CONNELL murder of Deputy frank Crampton. Delhey, "but here you've got a problem injury, Simpson was able to kidnap a
The county prosecutor's office is Prosecuting attorney William Delhey because you've got to cross an ocean." truck driver at gunpoint and forced the
continuing to search for a way to com- has also tried to secure military tran- Although he remained optimistic man to take him to Detroit.
plete the extradition from England of sportation in order to return Simpson, about getting Simpson returned, The driver was released unharmed
the accused killer of a Washtenaw but has had little luck so far. Delhe:y acknowledged the problems and Simpson fled the country, even-
County sheriff's deputy. DELHEY's best offer has come from the county faces in deciding how much tually making his way to Britain. It is
The procedure is being delayed Chrysler Corp., which said one of its it should be willing to spend, believedihe may have first passed
because of a lack of available pulic private jets could be chartered for the "Still," Delhey added, "what price do through either Algeria or Sweden.
transportation and the reluctance of the flight-at a cost of $36,000. you put on murder; At what point are Simpsonhvipg under an assumed
county commissioners to pay the ex- Delhey has now come up with some you going to say the cost is too high?" name, was later arrested for robbery in
tremely high cost of chartering private new alternatives, which he refuses to CRAMPTON'S DEATH occurred England and recently completed a five-
means. discuss at the moment. He will present eight years ago on I-94, when he was year jail sentence. A check of two
BOTH DOMESTIC and foreign the ideas to the Ways and Means Coin- accompanying Simpson back to pasapors which Simpson had in his
airlines as well as shipping companies mittee of the County Board of Com- Southern Michigan Prison in Jackson possession revealed that both were
have refused to allow local law enfor- missioners at a meeting tomorrow folloing an Ann Arbor court appearan- fabricated, and after contacting the
cement authoritites to bring Arthur night. ce. At the time Simpson was making a fBI, British authorities discovered
Simpson, 43, back to the United States The committee previously expressed pre-trial appearance on breaking and through a fingerprint check that Sim-
aboard their craft. They apparently little support for renting the Chrysler entering charges. pson was wanted for Crampton's mur-
consider him a danger to other jet because of the high cost. Crampton was apparently killed in a der.
passengers. "WE'VE EXTRADITED from struggle with Simpson, and Simpson Simpson continues to be held in
Simpson is charged with the 1970 Mexico and Canada before," said sustained a gunshot wound..Despite the England until the matter of his ex-
trradition can be resolved.

f or Son
(Continued from Page 1
He was sedated and placed under
augmented guard.
Berkowitz was to have been senten
ced first for the July 31, 1977, murder of
Stacy Moskowitz, 20. She was the fina
victim in Berkowitz' year-long series of
random attacks with a .44-caliber
revolver on young women and on
couples that spread terror through the
"STACY WAS a whore. Stacy was
a whore!" Berkowitz began to chant in
a loud-sing-song voice. "You animal!
You animal!" gasped the victim's
mother, Neysa Moskowitz, from a fifth-
row seat.
"That's right! That's right! I'd kill
her again," shouted Berkowitz as his
guards reversed direction and dragged
him out.
"You should get killed, you creep!"
Robert Violante, 21, shouted after him.
Violante was with Moskowitz when she
was fatally shot in Brooklyn.

ing re-set Egyptians back Sadat's
efforts to bar opponents

Berkowitz's bullets cost him one eye
and most of the sight in the other.
It was in the office of Chief Court Of-
f ficer D.F. Ruocco down the hall from
I the courtroom that Berkowitz launched
f his initial outburst.
Brought there in handcuffs from a
holding pen, Berkowitz began ranting
and wildly kicking. Three guards were
taken to a hospital.
AFTER HE LUNGED toward a win-
dow, Berkowitz was overpowered and
his arms shackled to his waist with the
wrists handcuffed separately.
The courtroom scene followed.
After Berkowitz was removed from
court and order restored, Judge Corso
took the bench. The defense moved for
I deferral of sentence and a further
examination as to Berkowitz's mental
Berkowitz twice has been adjudged
mentally capable of standing trial, but
there has been no ruling on his sanity.

CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - President
Anwar Sadat, trying to silence a "cam-
paign of doubt" about his leadership,
won almost unanimous populrr backing
in a referendum to bar his opponents of
the left' and right from politics, the
government announced yesterday.
The Interior Ministry said the tough
measures proposed by Sadat were ap-
proved by 98.29 per cent of the voters in
the Sunday balloting. It said 9,202,553
voted in favor and 159,578 people voted
"no," and the turnout was 85.4 per cent.
media had campaigned hard for a
"yes" vote. An issue of a leftist
newspaper urging a negative vote was
Cairo newspapers reported, mean-

while, that eight leftists were arrested
in the Nile Delta province of Gharbeya
on Sunday for distributing pamphlets
urging a negative vote and "inciting
voters against the regime."
The leftist party, the National
Progressive Union, said one of its
members in the Egyptian parliament,
Abul Ezz el Hariri, also was arrested
Sunday, his second arrest since leading
a demonstration last week that
authorities denounced as "endangering
social peace."
The left and right had opposed the
referendum as a "repression of
political liberalism" fostered by Sadat
in 1976 when he legalized opposition
groups for the first time in two decades
of one-party rule.

Judge agrees thear
'black English' case

Mosely said students with learning
disabilities are provided with special
education classes but that "if you are in
the service or if you're a jock you speak
non-standard English. We don't do
anything differently in those cases," he
ATTORNEY John Weaver, who
represents the school district, called
Joiner's decision "quite a victory."
"It's clear the statute doesn't apply to
Ann Arbor," Weaver said. "In the
Minimum Achievement tests we are the
number one school district in the state.
... I don't forsee any difficulties win-
ning the case," he added.
Weaver said he believes the school
district is not at fault if some students

do not have an adequate grasp of
"In Michigan, English is the
language used and taught in the
schools. From day one, they are ex-
posed to the correct version of English.
If they don't master it, then it's because
not every kid is going to learn as fast as
the next one," Weaver said.
In order to win the case, the plaintiffs
must prove four things, said Lewis.
They must prove "black English"
really does exist, that the children in
question speak it, and that it impedes
their education. They must also show
that the school district has not taken
adequate steps to alleviate the

MCATs scored too low;
error to be corrected
(Continued from Pase i)
The MCAT and the LSAT, like similar
there was no "accurate and fair" way tests, seek to preserve a constant value
to do it. for their scores. A 10 on the MCAT
Both tests play a key role in deter- exam this year is supposed to equal a 10
mining admission to the schools that on last year's version. Likewise, a 600
aye the gateways to America's two on the LSAT, which is graded from 200
noggjgst ....s..p~s. to 800' is always supposed to bea.6OD.

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