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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 13, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, F.bruiry 13, 1975 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 UNITED MOTORS tO. LTD. Weather Friclpltillon High Pnuuri Low Pruiuri Cold Front Dateline Alberta Doctor petition circulated Trial hears two stoned on drugs SLAVE LAKE (CP) A petition was being circulated in this community Wednesday to have Dr. Marwin Sadie reinstated following the hospital board's suspension of his privileges at the communi- ty hospital. The hospital's board of directors made the decision to suspend Dr. Sadie Tuesday but the reasons for the suspen- sion were not revealed. About 60 residents in this community, 125 miles north of Edmonton, sought a meeting with the hospital board Wednesday but received no explanation. However, a spokesman for the group said that following a telephone call to Edmonton, they found that Dr. Sadie is in excellent standing with the province's college of physicians and surgeons. Synopsis I ieht snow was reported over most or Alberta overnight so minimum temperatures were 10 to 20 degrees warmer this morning than dav A clearing trend is expected to bring sunny conditions to Northern and Central Mbcrta this afternoon but will allow minimum temperatures onighl to drop to the 10 to 25 below range over central and southern sections and to near 40 mainly sunny and cold except for cloudy conditions in Ihe southwestern part of the province. Murder charges withdrawn Forecast Lethbridgc. Medicine Hat. Calgary Mainly cloudy today and Friday with periods of light snow. Winds northeast 15. Highs both days near 5 above. Lows KMtenay Cloudy with occasional snow today and tonight. Highs 5 to 15 over the Columbia district, rising to near 32 in the southern Kootenays. Lows tonight 5 below to 5 above over the Columbia district, rising to the teens in Friday'' Variable cloudiness with isloatcd flurries. Highs in the teens except near 30 in the southern Kootenays. Continental Divide Cloudy and cold northeast portion with chance CALGARY (CP) Charges of attempted murder against a man and a woman were withdrawn in provincial court Wednesday after the prosecu- tion failed to locate the alleg- ed victim. Robert Allen Cox, 22, and Enola G. Lerat, 20, both of Calgary, were charged follow- ing a shooting and stabbing in- cident Dec. 27. Police said 30 year old Hank Augier, of no fixed address, was shot about 11 times with a pistol after a drinking party involving a group of youths. Cox received minor stab wounds. Crown Prosecutor J. M. Farrell told Judge N. A. F. Mackie that police had been unsuccessful in finding Augier and the crown would withdraw the charges. noon. Hieh northeast 15 to 25 southwest and southeast. West of Continental Divide Cloudy today with periods of ram or snow- Partly cloudy tonight and Friday with scattered showers of ram or snow. Highs both dayb 35 to'45 Lows tonight 20 to 25. Cross-Canada Weather Canadian weather picture today: British Columbia Showers in the southwest coast. Snowflurnes elsewhere. Alberta Cloudy periods over the southern half with snowflurries. Saskatchewan -Sunny in the north. Cloudy with snowflurnes in the south. Manitoba Sunny and continuing cold. Ontario Sunny and cold in the northwest. Mostly cloudy with a few snowflurries in the northeastern, central and southern areas. Uuebcc Sunny with cloudy periods and occasional snowflurries. Provinces Cloudy with a few snowflurries. Continuing cold Newfoundland Cloudy with snow except sunny and cold north peninsula. Weather around the World Weather conditions and temperatures around the world between midnight and S AbSnliSCdrizzle, Amsterdam 45 cloudy. Ankara 25 cloudy, Antigua 75 clear Athens 46 clear. Auckland 75 partly cloudy, Berlin 45 Birmingham 43 Hraiilv Brussels 45 partly cloudy, Cairo 45 clear. Casablanca 50 clear, Corinhaifcn 17 rain Dubl n 43 cloudy Geneva 39 rain. Hong Kong 57 rain. Lisbon MTirnvcloudv London 45 Madrid 43 clear. Malta 54 partly coudy. ManUa 75 la 45 partly cloudy, New Delhi 63 cloudy. Nice 4! cloudy Oslo 21 cloudy Paris 43 clear, Peking 18 smoke. Rome 48 ram. Saigon 77 partly cloudv Seoul 25 clear Sofia 34 clear, Stockholm 27 clear. Sydney clear. Taipei 61 drSe. Teheran 23 clear. Tel Aviv 43 clear. Tokyo 39 clear. TnnisSO partly cloudy, Vienna' 34 cloudy, Warsaw 36 cloudy. Temperatures Injunction set aside CALGARY (CP) Chief said he did not want to resign Justice J. V. H. Milvain of the in the first place. Alberta Supreme Court Wednesday set -aside an interim injunction which would have barred the Calgary Philharmonic Society from hiring a new conductor: The chief justice had granted the injunction Mon- day oh the application by Norman Brown, one of 30 society members who have petitioned the society for an extraordinary general meeting and an inquiry into the circumstances sur- rounding Maurice Handford's resignation as conductor. Several other key members of the society have resigned in protest of the board's handling of Mr. Handford's resignation. Mr. Handford had CALGARY (CP) Two of the three men charged with the murder of a 16-year-old service station attendant ad- mitted to police that they kill- ed him but added it wasn't planned, the Alberta Supreme Court was told Wednesday. Police Detective Leslie Goetjen read out in court statements made by Lome John Rivett, 19, Myles Gar- field Sartor, 18, and Warren Lee Augustus, 22, all of no fix- ed address, following their arrest. The statements were accepted as evidence by court. Rivett and Sartor were quoted as saying that they would not have killed John Joseph Berze at a Calgary ser- vice station in the early morn- ing hours last Aug. 23 had Berze not turned around to look at his attackers. And a 15-year-old girl, Rivett's girlfriend, told court that Rivett and Sartor took MDA and mescaline a few hours before the service sta1 tion robbery and both were stoned. VICTIM SET UP Tuesday, a 17 year old girl, who had once been engaged to Augustus, testified under the protection of the Canada Evidence Act that she took part in the robbery, masterminded by Augustus. Under the plan, the 17 year old girl, who was Berze's school-mate, would lure Berze, who was alone at the station, into a washroom where Sartor would pose as a drunk and lie on the floor, and Sartor and Rivett would try to tie up Berze for as long as possible while Augustus took the money from the cash register. Rivett told police that he was about to knock Berze un- conscious from behind when Berze looked back. Then they took turns stabbing him. "Sartor started stabbing him all over the Rivett was quoted as saying. "He finally fell down. Then Sartor stabbed him a good one and he lay still." Later, as Sartor wiped blood from his hand, Rivett said, "we just killed a guy for Come to ..Calgary Weekend For Two For One Night Regular Rale I FRIDAY SATUHOAV SUNDAY Children Free Present this coupon upon arrival. Expires May31 eseiwition Phone CARRIAGE 9030 Macleod Trail SE Our fee is iTmarkubly low. And, if thf Tax Department notifius you oi'a reassessment on your return, H H Block is available to help you all year at no extra cost. I'll never do my own taxes atfain! THE INCOME TAX PEOPLE 815-Third Av. South 610-1311) St. North Open 9 a.m. 9 p.m. Weekdays, 9-6 Saturday CENTRE VILLAGE MALL KIOSK Open 9-5 Dally Thum. 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Phon. 327-2805 (Serving Southern Alberta Over Century) AMA noAH REPORT as of 8 a.m. Feb. 13. Highway 3: Uthbridgc to Medicine Hat Bare In driving lanes with some slippery sections. Light snow on shoulders. Lcthbridge to Fort Macleod Mostly bare in driving lanes with slippery sections. Some loose snow on shoulders. Furl Macleod to I'incher Cceek Generally bare in driving lanes with some packed snow. Has been plowed and sanded. Pinchcr Creek to British Columbia Boundary Snow covered Plowing and sanding being done. In poor driving condition. Highway 4: Uthbridgc to Coults Mostly bare in driving lanes with some loose snow. Slippery sections. Highway 5: LelhbrMge to Cardston and Watcrton Mostly bare with oc- casional slippery sections. Highway 6: Pinchcr Creek to Walcrton Snow covered. Slippery sections. Has been sanded. Highway I: Fort Macleod to Calgary and Edmonton Mostly bare with oc- casional slippery sections and some loose snow. Fort Macleod to Cardston and Carway Mostly bare in driving lanes with some loose snow and slippery scc- liighway 23: Junction Highway 3 to Vulcan and High River Mostly bare in driving lanes with some loose snow and slippery.scctions. Highway 36: Tahcr to Brooks Mostly bare in driving lanes with occasional slippery sections. Trans Canada: Calgary to Medicine Hat and Swifl Current Mostly bare in driving lanes with some loose snow and slippery seclions. Calgary to Banff Mostly bare in driving lanes with slippery sections. Some drifting in Morlcy Flats area. Banff to Golden Up to 6" new snow with slippery sections. Plowing and sanding being done. Golden to Rogers Pass and Reveliloke Up to IW new snow. Plowing and sanding in progress. Snowing heavily in some areas with slippery sections throughout. In poor driving condition. Rabid bats pose no problem ST. ALBERT (CP) Alberta could have as many as rabid little brown bats during most summers but the majority of them simply get sick and die without causing any problems, a wildlife biologist says. John Gunson, wildlife biologist with the Alberta government, said that under ordinary circumstances, there is no need for any kind of massive extermination campaign. He told the St. Albert and District Fish and Game Association there are about one million little brown bats in the province and about one per cent of them generally have rabies. Other species of bats are less numerous but also can carry rabies. Mr. Gunson said towns like Bashaw have bats in every se- cond house. He said a Red Deer house where people were living produced 200 bats in the attic, 13 of them rabid. An abandoned building con- tained bats. Mr. Gunson said he believes bats are the major carrier of rabies in the province. However, the spread of rabies by bats is generally confined to small animals. He said the last case of a human rabies death in his records involved a small Saskatchewan boy who died about five years ago. Bottles stay on shelves in Montana HELENA, Mont.