Page 14 - The Michigan Daily - Friday, August 10, 1984
Lightning kills two at
Brighton golf course
From The Associated Press
Severe thunderstorms packing night in which an El Paso woman
tornados and lightning struck southern injured by flying glass. Across
Michigan Wednesday afternoon. State border in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, a
police said two men were killed by died Wednesday night when a h
lightning on the Woodland Golf Course built in a normally dry creek collal
in Brighton. during heavy rains and flooding.
John Donaldson, 21, of Southfield, and Elsewhere yesterday, thundersto
William Reisedge, 48, of Brighton, were developed across the Great Lakes
pronounced dead at McPherson the Ohio Valley, and a seN
Hospital in nearby Howell. thunderstorm watch was posted
TORNADOES IN the Flint area of parts of eastern Upper Michigan
Lower Michigan on Wednesay night much of the lower peninsula.
damged homes, cars and businesses Showers and thunderstorms
and knocked out power. A steady were scattered yesterday from
rainfall across southeastern New wer scaes yeste from
Mexico and western Texas yesterday southern Plains across the Gulf C
filled normally dry streambeds and and into the mid-Atlantic states.
gullies, forcing flash flood watches in the Pacific coast, skies were m
many areas. sunny yesterday. Although plea
Extensive street flooding was temperatures in the 70s and
reported in Hobbs, . N.M., early prevailed
yesterday after more than 1.2 inches of and northi
rain fell within six hours. And Seven were warm
Rivers Draw between Carlsbad and West.
Artesia was overflowing, threatening a' In the Li
nearby campground. The water there, Summer O
was rising slowly enough to allow week, air
people to take precautions, the Weather yesterday t
Service added. Tempera
IN WESTERN Texas, yesterday's p.m. yester
rain came on the heels of unusual at Montere
August thunderstorms Wednesday Daggett, Ci
o e rs aid
across the northern Plains ;:.. ' /
ern Rockies, temperatures Associated Press
ring rapidly across the Far Jeannette Snyder (left) and Kayanne Uhlmeyer of Flint help clear the
wreckage from the home of Richard Freeman, whose house was one of the
Olympics are in their second worst hit in Wednesday evening's tornado.
quality was improved TODAY'S forecast calls for showers states. Sunny skies are predicted fri
hrougout the basin. and thunderstorms scattered across the upper and middle Mississip
tures around the nation at 3 northern Nevada, the southern Valley to the northern and cent]
day ranged from 56 degrees Rockies, Texas, the lower Mississippi Rockies, and across the des
y, Calif., to 102 degrees at Valley, the upper Ohio and Tennessee Southwest and California.
alif. valleys, the Gulf Coast and Atlantic
By DOV COHEN providing residents with caulk, weatherstripping for
The Ann Arbor Ecology Center has launched a new doors and windows, plug and switch socket sealers,
energy conservation program which may give and water flow restrictors, which "reduce by 66
apartment dwellers a "15 to 20 percent reduction in percent the amount of hot water used in a typical
their fuel bills," according to staff coordinator Jim shower," Frey said. "No more than $25 to $50 will be
Frey. put in each (individual apartment)," said Frey,
Working with a $50,000 budget, the program will adding that in rare cases a clock thermostat costing
serve 150 low and middle income households in the $75-100 may be installed.
Broadway Terrace, Colonial Squares, and Pine Lake The program will use a two pronged attack to get at
Village housing complexes. energy savings. To help the handicapped and elderly,
"IT'S AN innovative program that relies on citizen employees will come to the homes and do the
participation to manage their own energy use. The instalation work. But for other apartment dwellers,
goal is to use low cost or no cost techniques with the the center will conduct a workshop for a host and ten
self-help concept to get at that first 15-25 percent of other members of the complex. They will offer the
energy savings,"said Frey. seminar participants instruction on energy saving
eegy stechniques and then send them home with the
The lost cost and no cost techniques may include necessary conservation materials.
Debate over merit-based scholarships
(Continuedfrom Page 1) Rickard. "More and more high school Higher tuition means financial aid
But there is the danger, officials said students are looking for the best has a higher price tag and is therefore
of starting a pricewar for academically financial aid package available." worth more to students, said Billy Frye,
talented students. I WOULDN'T rule out the possibility vice president of academic affairs and
"The recruitment of academically of a price war, said James Lawler, a "provost.
talented students is increasing," said University admissions counselor. ded Perigo.
IN 1981, $324,000 from University fun-
ds was awarded to undergraduates on
the basis of merit. These scholarships
range from the $250 National
Achievement Awards to the full ride
Bently awards given to the two top
students in the state who came to the
Officials also stressed that merit aid
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doesn't necessarily drain support away
from need-based aid.
It is not a case of "stealing from
Peter to pay Paul," said Turner.
Congressman William Ford (D.-
Mich.), former committee member of a
higher education committee in
Washington, said most universities
have not reacted fast enough to the
"College education is no longer
limited to certain age groups," said
Ford. "There are a lot more people
going to college later in their lives."
"Some universities are sitting dead in
the water ... they're acting like the in-
flux from the baby-boom is always
going to be there," he added.