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New by rate that up index Sentences Brogan to prison (Continued from page L) physical and mental harm," added. "I recommend a term of probation," Ahlemeyer concluded, "to ensure that only life is lost in this incident." Before passing sentence, Judge Caisley said that, although an unusual coincidence of events brought "this most unfortunate crime, think it could have been avoided." "The court has a respon* sibility not only to Howard, to the people at large as Caisley continued, "We have here the case of an innocent child, only 18 months of age, who will never go to school the first day, who will never another spring . . . because what occurred in the early morning hours of July 4, 1975."