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The Michigan Daily-Tuesday, October 26, 1982-Page 3

Johnson picked
FANNIE WEINSTEIN Although it had been reps
Convicted murderer Kyle Johnson that Johnson had not been
apparently used a wire pick to free irons before being placed
himself from leg irons before he Grant said that Johnson
escaped from outisde the Washtenaw chained as part of t
County Courthouse last Friday, a Huron procedure for all maxim
galley men's prison official said. prisoners.
"Two such instruments (wires) were GRANT SAID he did not
found in the van," said Warden William Johnson had found the
Grant, who questioned Johnson yester- would not respond to those
day morning. he said. "It would be purely
JOHNSON, serving a life sentence for about how he did it."
first-degree murder, was being tran- Grant also said he wa
sported to an Ann Arbor city court to Johnson had freed one han
face charges stemming from his in- chains, although he sai
volvement in an April 30 riot at the reported seeing him flee w
men's prison facility. and one hand free.
After bolting from the van, Johnson At a press conference aft
evaded a massive police manhunt for 20 capture, Washtenaw Cot
hours before being arrested in a Salem Tom Minick said Johns
Township home by officers from the wearing ankle chains duri
Washtenaw County Sheriff's Depar- court. Minick said the
tmnent. usually based on the indivi

orted earlier
placed in leg
in the van,
n had been
he routine
um security
know where
wires. "He
e questions,''
y speculation
as unsure if
d from hand
d witnesses
'ith both legs
ter Johnson's
unty Sheriff
on was not
ng the ride to
decision is
idual inmate,

iron lock
but that in cases involving dangerous or
unruly prisoners, the Sheriff's Depar-
tment requires the use of ankle chains.
JOHNSON'S escape was the first of
its kind, according to Grant. There has,
however, been one escape directly from
the facility since it opened in the fall of
1981, Grant said.
In light of the escape, additional court
appearances by inmates from Huron
Valley have been temporarliy suspen-
ded, he said. Johnson is currently being
held at the Washtenaw County Jail.
A meeting is scheduled today to
discuss additional security measures
for the transportation of prisoners.
In addition to Grant, officials from
the Ann Arbor and Pittsfield Township
Police Departments, the State Police
Commander, the Washtenaw County
Sheriff, and court officials will be at-
tending the meeting.

Educators seek better
admission standards
From staff and wire reports

NEW YORK - Leading
educator accused state universities
yesterday of playing a "cruel trick" by
admitting inadequately prepared
freshmen, and predicted tough new
admissions standards will spread
The discussion at the annual meeting
of The College Board prompted
frequent, occasionally angry remarks
from black educators citing statistics
revealed by the board three weeks ago.
These showed for the first time that
college entrance exam scores by
minority pupils trailed those of whites
by more than 100 points on average.
THE COLLEGE Board, a nonprofit
association of 2,500 colleges, univer-
sities, secondary schools and other
educationsl groups, administers the
Scholastic Aptitude Test, the most
widely used college, entrance
Referring to those SAT results, some

in the audience insisted that higher
admissions standards would be
meaningless, even discriminatory,
unless they took account of the poor
state of high schools that serve disad-
vantaged students.
At the University, Assistant Director
of Admissions Dave Robinson said that
though University admissions officials
have known that minorities score lower
on standardized tests such as the SAT,
they have preferred to admit less
qualified applicants into programs
designed to improve their skills, rather
than reduce the number of minorities

... wires found in van

Former 'U' student killed in Evanston after game

(Continued from Page 1)
v'isit some friends, said he was getting
into a car in a parking lot on the same
street when he heard the accident.
"There was a huge skid. I think the
car behind the first car was driving too
close and smashed into the first car,"
Pbrtet said.
;Porter said a policeman at the scene
told him that DeLisle was killed by the
second car. "I think if the other car
hadn't gone into him, he would've lived
through the accident."
*According to Porter, within minutes,
about 200 people had gathered at the
scene of the accident. "It just became a
ball of confusion,"he said.
ilE ALSO said a policeman told him
all three men were drunk. "Sheridan

Road isn't the kind of road you just go
out and do push-ups on. The cars just
whiz by," Porter said. "I know that the
kid was really screwed up."
Scharm said both drivers had been
cleared of all responsibility. "One
driver has been interviewed and it was
determined that it was an unavoidable
situation for the driver,".he said.
Rosenbloom said that after the ac-
cident, he and Evans were taken to the
Evanston police station for questioning.
ROSENBLOOM said Evans waited
until the next morning to go to the
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hospital because of the shock of the ac-
cident. "All we were concerned with
was Jeff," he said.
Rosenbloom said he met DeLisle
through a friend who was a senior last
year. According to Rosenbloom,
DeLisle worked full-time last year and

although he was taking courses at
Washtenaw Community College, he
planned to return to the University.
"We were good friends, very good
friends," Rosenbloom said. "He was
doing really well (at Washtenaw). He
would've gotten back into Michigan."

Arthur W. Burks, University professor of philosophy and computer and
communication sciences, will present the Seventh Distinguished Senior
Faculty Lecture Series of LSA. The three-part lecture series begins tonight
with the topic "Robots and the Free Minds" at 8:00 p.m. in the Rackham
Cimena Guild - The Hunchback of Notre Dame, 7 & 9:05 p.m., Lorch
Peace Corps-The Toughest Job You'll Ever Love, 7 p.m., International
School of Music-University Philharmonics, Carl St. Clair conducting, 8
p.m. Hill.
Ark-The Bluegrass Band, 7:30 p.m., 1421 Hill St.
Center for Research on Economic Development-Albert 0. Hirschman,
"Looking Back on My Views About Economic Development After 25 Years,"
12:10 p.m., Room 2218, School of Education.
Ecumenical and International Center-Richard Butler, "Encountering
Tragedy in Lebanon," noon, International Center.
CHGD-Marquisa Laveille, "Fatness and Body Size at Menarche: Is
There Evidence for a Threshold Effect Upon Menarcheal Timing?", noon,
1300 N. Ingalls Building.
Economics - Hans Ehrbar, "The Political Economy of World Peace IV,
U.S. Military Doctrine," 7p.m., 1429 Mason Hall.
Russian and East European Studies-Vladimir Goss, "Art in Eastern
Europe, Artists from Eastern Europe and East European Art," 4 p.m.,
Commons Room, Lane Hall.
Chinese Studies-Pitman Potter, "A Discussion of the New PRC
Economic Contract Law," noon, Commons Room, Lane Hall.
Chemistry - Henry Blosser, "Superconducting Cyclotrons for Nuclear
Science and Medicine," 4 p.m., 1300 Chem.
Museum of Art-Ann Benner, "York Factory," 12:10 p.m., Stella
CRLT - George Williams, "Overhead Transparency Production," 7:00
p.m., Mich. Media.
Computer Center-"Symbolic Debugging System," 12:10 p.m., 1011
Computing Center-Forrest Hartman, "Computing for Poets," 3:30 p.m.,
171 BSAD.
Association of Students Interested in Linguistics - Grace McClure,
"Topic and Theme," noon, 3003 N. University Building.
" Cross Country Ski CLub - Meeting and film, "If You Can Walk, You Can
Ski," 7:30 p.m., Room 439 Mason Hall.
Ann Arbor Chess Club - 7:30 p.m., Michigan League
Black Student Union-Mass Meeting, 6 p.m., Trotter House.
Ann Arbor Support Group for the Farm Labor Organization Commit-
tee-7:30 p.m., 308 E. William St.
His House Christian Fellowship-Fellowship and Bible Study, 7:30 p.m.,
Room D, Third Floor, League.
Baptist Student Union-7 p.m., 2435 Mason Hall.
Ann Arbor Go Club -7 p.m., 1433 Mason Hall.
Folk Dance Club - Beginning classes will not be held this week. Classes
resume Nov. 2.
Cultural Arts Series - Original Choreography by three University Dance
Department choreographers, 12:10 p.m., Pendleton Room, Michigan Union.
ERIC-Open House, 2-5:00 p.m., Room 2202 School of Education.
Impact Dance - Workshop, 7-9:00 p.m., Ballroom, Michigan Union.
Women's Athletics-Field Hockey, Michigan vs. Toledo, 4 p.m., Ferry
Folklore Society-House Concert, Jay Stielstra, 8 p.m., 1621 Broadway.
WCBN-FM-"Third World People's Issues, Part I: Interview with
Rastafarian, 6:30 p.m., 88.3 FM.
Christian Science Organization-"Christian Science: What it is and isn't,"
8 p.m., Union Pendleton Rm.
To submit items for the Happenings Column, send them in care of
Happenings,-The Michigan Daily, 420 Maynard St., Ann Arbor, M. 48109.

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