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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 17, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta INQUIRE ABOUT NEW OVERSEAS AIR FARES EFFECTIVE APRIL 1 1973 (Subjacl to Government Approval) ART WILLIAMS TRAVEL CENTRE VILLAGE MALI PHONE 3JS-3201 The Lcthkidgc Herald SECOND SECTION Lethbridge, Alberta, Wednesday, January 17, 1973 PAGES 15 TO 28 SidVS QNV 3WOH aaruiNara 3DHJO Man negligent in shooting A Leihbridge man charged with the Oct. 15 shooting of a city u'ss acquitted in Alberta Supreme Court in Leth- j bridge Tuesday of attempted j murder, but vras found guilty on a further charge of criminal negligence causing bodily harm. j Gerald Carlyle _ Bjerke, 35, was sentenced to 60 days in jail, fined S750. and given an1 additional one-year probation. If the fine is not paid, Bierke will have 10 spend another sis months ia jail. Mr. Justice A. M. Dechene. in passing semer.ce. said that while he r-'as Bierke's previously cean record into consicerauon, he also had to consider public and the deterrent value i: might have on others vho might hear tte; Eierke gci ti.-, ly. During ihe day-.ong trial, the court YS-ES toid ma; .Bjerke. Mrs. KedErove. Joseph Eugene Croken. of Lethbridge, had. on Oct. 15, driven 10 Picture Butte to test out a 12-gauge shotgun which Bjerke planned to use on a huntins trip ibe iciliwing day. After a with friends in Picrure Eutle. Bjerke. Red- grove. ar.d Croken drove back to Leihbridge. When ihev arrivcc a: ihe ad- dress where both Bjerke and Mrs. Kcdsrcvc they got into an argument. and HOME OWNERS! If your home is left unattended for even cnc night you ihould have a HONEYWELL WINTER WATCHMAN "h's Hto c-y wall oui- lel onti c is plugged inrc tre L-nii. IT TJ-e lemaera'urr s'-ocs TO ccr.csr pcinl 'be Icmc en your nelahbcr CQTI i ceil end Hrl Ltd. to ihs hscTira Bjerke slapped her, and said: 'Til kill you, you bitch, I'll kill you." He then got out of the car. got the shotgun out of the trunk, loaded it, and around to ihe from of the car End the gun at the windshield. Croken. who was now cut of the vehicle, WES able to calm Bjerke down. As the two men walked to the back of the car, where Mrs. Redgrove was now standing, the gun went off. hilUng the woman in the lower leg. In her testimony, Mrs. Red- grove said that she had gone to the back of the car to get the rest of the shells, so that if Bjerke shot her. he wouldn't have more than one shot. Acccording to evidence pre- sented, the argument originally j began when Mrs. who was living with Bjerke. in- formed him that she would stay at [he Dallas Hotel that night. Other evidence revealed that j during tire afternoon the three were drinking, and after the shooting, when a breathalyzer: test was given to Bjerke. the test registered a .20 blood alcohol level. In his judgement, Mr. Just- ice Dechene said that looking at ''the whole picture, and the degree of intoxicauon." it's fcr- tunate the gun didn't fire soon- er. He also said it fortun-! ate for Bjerke. given the cir-: cumstances. that be wasn't in court oa a murder charge. Lower property taxes, rents should follow provincial legislation U aU The provincial property s reduction plsn should aciu- ly resuli in louver renis asd residential property taxes Ai- 1 bcrta's Minisier of Municipal i Affairs Tuesday in i bridge. i TWD factors could cancel the 1 proposed benefits from Edmon- ton. however landlords in- creasing reni or municipalities raiding i Mr. Russell, in Lethbridge to explain the jiew plan 10 dry said neither is likely. All cites in the province Till receive enough in provincial erar.ls so they will no', bare io increase mil] rates, said the minister. .And there are currently enough vacant rental UPJLS in Alberts that if landlords rais- ed ihe rent, tenants could move he claimed. Net entirley convinced by the mjnig'pr's explanation. Leih- bridse Mayer Ardy Anderson told "The Herald the ciry is ihe process o: establishing 2 lEndlord-ienHii review board that would have some power io prevent unreasonable rent incre.ases. Mr. Russell to incendve grant included the ne'.v tax plan to municipal gov- to keep thatr anrjual budget increases undsr per cent Tnis wo'jld discourage large residential lax increases by municipalities, be said. Tne property las reduction plan armoiiEcM Tuesday will be introduced at the legis.iative ses- sion starts Feb. 15. Under the p-an. the province TTCiild take over educEtion. health and X per cent cl wel- fare costs iron! local property taxes. Monthly payments could he affected They be paid for pm Tax talk Municipal Affairs minister Dave Russell end Mcycx Andy Anderson Sold by CHARLTON and HILL LTD. 1262 2nd Avenue S. LETHBRIDGE Phone 328-3388 "SPRING FLOWERS ARE IN" SPECIAL SPRING BOUQUET of TULIPS -f DAFFODILS IRIS (ONLY) MARQUIS FLOWER SHOP Phone 327-1515 Disease a threat Bird immunisation advised Tne Albert property re- duction plan anDGiiDced Tues- day by Premier Peter Ixrugbeed couid raean a reduaim in ihe monthly paynreats 03 inongszes MongEge aud Ho'jsing don. A spDissni23 for LI; iocs! CMHC ofuce said Lbe ciiiereDce benveen ibe us paid Li and this year's isx wlJ! he a> piied either toirard the princi- pal inierest o: the ican or o a r d a red-jc'Joa ir. ihe "Ii is nore logical to pu: i: the princjpal and inter- est." the said. 'Jy? loan be paid off quick- er." If i; is a fairly be-- ever, there vi-ould liielv be EE sinouDt taken off tie monthly payment, he said. HO-.V tie differeace is app'uea also depends on the amotat of reducticc. If the differer.re i? large, it vriil probably come off the rjontiily payment, he said. On a city hovse assessed ai ,-T.OM iTiih a S2I.OOO market value, the reducdorj ataotrnt to E135 or 43 per cent c: last year's tai. arilv from increased irora oil and rEmrs! gas. The plan proriae finBn- da] assistance to resideadal property owners, mobile home- owners. farms and renters, ?ilr. Russell told city council. The principle behind the plan is that property laves should only pay for services to prop- erty, he said, not for things like heElih and Derails to allow raunicipaii- tjes to plan their J9T3 budgets will be made avaijsble nest the minister said, Man s E. S. P. FOX Certified Dsntal Mechanic FOX (Uth.) DENTAL LAB LTD. 204 Medical Dental BWj. Pnone 327-6565 Alberta poultry f a r m ers should immunize their birds to eat down the risk o: Newcastle disease, a spokesman for the federsl department of agricui- hire said Tuesday. Dr. Les Ferris, district erinarian for the department's health of animal div- ision at Calgary said the an- nouncement follows an out- break of the highly iniecSoos ART DIETRICH DENTURE CLINIC DENTAL MECHANIC Scnwartr Bldg. 222 SI. S. Phone 323-4095 virus disease Et a poultry farm near Olds in December. He said trere is little chance of an epidemic from tha isoiEt- i ed outbreak, but recommended that all poultry farmers im- raunize their birds just as an exrra precaution. The Icnv-cost vaccine may be administered to birds in their drinking water, be added. "The virus primarily attack- ed the chicks most of which died but Io be we de- stroyed all of the birds, includ- ing the 'syins hens and their eggs.'1 he said. The department of aErricultnre paid the poultry producer for the destroyed birds. JANUARV FUR SALE SAVINGS FROM o to CANADA MINK JACKETS 10 GREY AND BLACK NATURAL MUSKRAT FUN FUR COATS (e FINAL 2 WEEKS OF THE JANUARY FUR SALE I I NEW YORK FURS 6WA 3rd AVE, S. PHONE 327-3276 "Service and Quality for ever 35 Years" SERVICE LTD. REGULAR EVENING AUCTION AT THE WAREHOUSE 1920 2nd AVE. 5. Thursday, January 18th SALE STARTS 6-.3Q P.M. TERMS CASH NO RESERVE Gccd complete 5-1" bed vdth colonial bedstead: Lovely colonial dresser: Apartment sire dining table with 3 ex- tension loaves: Nice" small china cabinet with glass sliding doors: Cor.-.r'lete single bed: Good ViKng console stereo set: B i. D DeWah radial arm saw: Lovely kM's chest of drawers: Drapes: Nice box spring and mattress: Good ot T'.V. sets: Dark brown hide-a-bed: Mc'iit and Beach SO" ranges. Grey chesterfield and chair: Beauti- ful S'xll' fold nig: Old ice cream table and chairs: Kea- ntorc ?.r.d 'Admiral 3iyl electric ranges: Viking automatic srasher: rinse tubs: sled: 2 bays' PA'rs: Sr.-.r.l! bathtub; S new fluorescent iic'.it dsntaiortV Wood dr.-p leaf utbie: li'xli" re.i r'.ig: S'x'.l' red sha-: nij: red sh.-g njii: Rtvl shai: Ii2li mnr.er; 2 oil heaters. Wood desks: Ice rdtger: Sms'.l old tr.Me: I'1 c.i'lon brc'.vn b.tm paint: Small bxikcast1: Coffee E.t.1 taMcs: 3 Kid's car seal: Stove hood lan: ptirr.p and motor: Lair.ps: Poker t.-hlc ;op: nigh! tables: Garden hoso: Tires and nheels. Floor polishers: dryer: Complete toilet. Many more items loo numerous lo mention- 1552 INTERNATIONAL L185 TRUCK With grain box, saddle tank] and 9.00x20 tirei. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: HURLBURT AUCTION SERVICE LTD. PHONE 326-4705 1920 2nd AVE. S. IETHBRIDGE AUCTIONEERS TED NEWBY KEITH ERDMANN Lie. 41 Lie. 453 Tiie producer must keep his facilities in quarantine for at leas; one month ana wash and disinfect all of the facilities be- fore going back into business. In the Lethbridge district there have been two unconfirm- ed reports of the disease, a lo- cal agriculture department of- ficial told The Herald. Dr. Ferris said the disease may have first been introduced to Canada by caged birds such a? parrots, finches and ethers. Now. all such shipments of birds must b? accompanied by a health certificate. The virus, which attacks a bird's respiratory system, has been a major problem to poul- try producers in Eastern Can- ada and California he said. South on postcards Every year hundreds of thou- sands of post cards showmc scenes in Southern Alberta are mailed to places all over the world. This year. iLne of several dozen local scenes on post card? coine from pr-otogrEp'ns by the Travel arid Conver.tipr, Association o: Southern Alberta. They show the interior of Fort Wlioop-Vp. a canasn al Fort Mscleod. the Mormom Temple. Cameron Fails, ihe Japanese Gardens. Brewery GaT'fr.. Writing on Provincial Park and tie drive-in chaps! at Blair-more. three mouth? A Saskatchewan, man charged with three counrs of breaking and entering with intent was sentenced in provincial court Tuesday to three months in jail. Raymond Saodfly, 30. of Pierceland. had earlier pleaded nzity to breaking into River- view Gas and Oil. Turbo Re- sources. and Fuhlendorf s Truck Garsee on Dec. 30. BERCnAAN'S FLOOR _- _ COVERINGS Ph. 328-0372 12 Ave S. Open Thurs., Fri. till 9 p.m. CUFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic SLACK DENTAL LAB MEDICAL DENTAL ELDS, Lower Level PHONE 327-2812 January Clearance! SADDLERY ACCESSORIES HALTERS, BRIDLES, BITS, CINCHES, SADDLE BLAN- KETS. SADDLE PADS, REINS, STIRRUP, CURRr COMB and MUSHES. JANUARY SALE 20% Coll HoroSvare 327-5767 DOWNTOWN FINAL 3 DAYS! CAMM'S GIGANTIC JANUARY 14" HIGH STYLE WINTER BOOTS 10 Reg. 522. NOW MEN'S DACKS SHOES All new stock included, 10% off TEENAGE and COLLEGE CHUNKY HEELS S5 Reg. lo 518 ON SALE AT CHILDREN'S SHOES Reg. to 12.95 Cl ON SALE AT 5 CREPE SOLE CASUALS Cre-.v _ _ SL-SCI S Rtg. lo 51S ON SA1E AT OPEN TK'JSS. AN3 F.RI. Till P.M. CAMM'S 5th Street S SHOES Looking For Reol CARPET VALUE? Chart Your Course For INSTALLED BROADLOOM SALE! Three "Fashion leoder Cnrpeti" (T.M.l made exclusively f" Jordan! by Burlington. Now (or two weeks only com- pletely installed at these low, prices. ONE PRICE INCLUDES: 1. "Fashion leader Carpet" (T.M.) 2 luxurious Rubber Cushion 3 Installation by Jordons Skilled Crcffsrnen TWEED ROYALE Gracefully flowing sculptured pattern in eighl beautiful shades. Installed with rubber cushion. SALE, sq. yd.......... 'BOLD VENTURE' ML'lll-tolor patterns in Two level locp. txtremcly Ing, closely pile. A beautiful arrcy of .2" newest shades. with rubber cushion. SALE, sq- Yd. WINDWARD Jordan's lop yeller low If -e! multi-color twisted heot sci nylon gorgeous cc'c-r seleelion 17 in oil. Installed with rubber cushion. SALE, sq. yd............. .49 12 hard wear- 13'" .qV'tly .99 Jordans LOCATED DOWNTOWN AT 315 6th ST. S. PHONE 327-1103 OUT-OF-TOWN RESIDENTS M4Y PHONE COLLECT! ANGLO'S DEMONSTRATOR SALE i nn i un