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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 8, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 18 THE UTK8RIDGE HERAIO Thundny, Mmch 8, 1973 February weather set few records no monthly weather records were established in Lcthbridge during February, two daily high temperature records were during the month, reports weatherman Ted Wilson. The fiO-degvee temperature Feb. 21 beat Uie 1961 record high by five degrees and the Feb. 22 high of 63 smashed the 1958 record of 59 degrees for that date. Tho mean temperature of 23 degrees above zero last month cwnpares with 13.6 degrees a year ago and the record high mean of 35.5 degrees set in 1934. The 8.4 inches of snowfall last month resulting iu .51 of an inch of precipitation compares with 7.8 inches of snowfall and .5 of an inch of precipitation a year ago. In 1955 the 22 inch eg of snowfall in February was the record high and in 1905 there was a record low of hall an inch of snowfall. The February high tempera lure of 63 above compares with a high of 49 last year and i record high of 67 fa 1934. Thi previous lowest high of 4: degrees for a Februaiy wa set in 1929. The normal high i 53.6 above. The low of 17 below las month compares mih 15 a year ago. the record of 4 below in and the norm a low of below. There was no snow on th ground at the end of the mont compared with four inches th pluvious February. Lethbridge had 127.4 hours o sunshine last month compare with 81.4 hours during Feb ruary last year. The sunnies Now In Operation PARK ELECTRIC 711 17lh St. N. Ph. 328-8981 or 328.7814 Commercial ond Residential Work car was 1931 with 173.2 hours sunshine. Ills dullest year as 1940 with 7-1.4 hours of sun- line in February. Last month Puicher Creek ecorded a mean temperature 23.3 degrees, a high of 60, r ow of 20 be'.ow, 13.2 inches o nowfall resulting in .87 of ai ich of precipitation, and race of snow on the ground a ic end of the month. Medicine Hat had a mean emperature of 19.6 degrees, i i g h of 55, a low of 18 be ow, 3.7 inches of snowfall re- ulting in .34 of an inch o' recipitation, no snow on th ;round at the end of the mont and 135.7 hours of sunshiur Area woman guilty of f alsmant before pro-servicing jnditions could be met by Dr. litson. Wednesday, Randy Holfeld, ity engineering director, moved that the commission go c-hind closed dcors, at Mr. Hel- on's request, to discuss an ap- lication by Glen Little Con- truction to build a cash and arry wholesale warehouse at 03 3rd Avc. S. The motion was defeated the application omitlered >penly. Mr. Holfeld and Oli s, city utilities director, 'oted in favor of closing the discussion. Aldermen BiU Ker- ;an find Ed Basterto were igainst and Bob Bartlett, city community services director, abstained "so the motion woulo )e defeated." The commission refused to allow construction of the ware- wuse at the proposed site be- cause the property is in the area recommended for phase two of urban redevelopment. Home and Pitfieid had a si milai" warehouse built in tin present downtown redevelop- ment area last year, only to out by the city and told to vacate by November 1D73. A 'spokesman for Glen Litll< Construction said a verba agreement was reached las year between Home and Pil field and the city manager that the proposed site could be developed as a warehouse. Mr. Helton suggested such a agreement, even if hi writing would not be binding on th MFC, that the commission need consider the appliealior as it pertains to zoning i the area. He said it is doubtful if th proposed warehouse could I accommodated anywhere 1 tiie s e c o n d redevelopmei i stage area, west of 5th St. between 4th Avc, and 1st Ave but that there are locations the city zoned for such use. the Native Friendship Society Southern Alberta to establish friendship centre at 809 6th 'e. S. Tlie commission heard ob- ctions to the establishment of e centre from a spokesman r residents on Ihe south side 6th Ave. S. between 8lh and h St. Mrs. Eva MacLean. 814 6tK ve., said she has been fa- iliar with the property and ouse being sought by the so- ety since 190R, the date her ouse was built, and that the ouse being considered for a centre was suitable illy for residential purposes. Tiie society will lie allowed to use the city-owned house only or office space. Mrs. Rose then went on to stag a medley of French songs by the composers Faure, Chausson and Duparc. One could not really fault her pronunciations, even though she inevitably invites comparisons with na- tive singers, and even Eng- lish singers of a previous generation. Although the rhythms were occasionally somewhat choppy, she con- veyed the lachrymose qual- ity, which was never far be- neath the surface of this mu- sic. The highlights of the eve- ning were the operatic arias by Ponchinelli and Thomas. Mrs. Rose sang with a high- ly dramatic style, with the right sort of dark fury in the timbre, but not the ugliness of tone, forcing or unsteadi- ness that we politely charac- terize as dramatic. I fell her voice suited these songs better than the lighter quality she commanded in Uie earlier numbers. These were followed by two. of Brahms' songs. Mrs. Rose was accompanied by Robert, Sutherland on the viola, Mr. Searchfield on the pi-.< ano. Mr. Searchfield did not rise to anything more than; the simplest response to general mood, of the song, while Mr. Sutherland was risibly incompetent. Mrs. Rose stayed in full in- terpretative command, but a little more could have been added in the way of Brahm- sian profundity. The latter half of the pro- gram included songs by Vaughan Williams, three Hebridian songs and an Irish folk melody. My only reser- vation with this group was (he accompaniment during Ihe Water Mill Song. This was one of Vaughan Wil- liams' favorite compositions, and should have shown the composer on happy terms with an instrument for which he did not much care, However, the delightful rip- pling quality of the accom- paniment was not forthcom- ing. The New Ghost was a pro- foundly moving poem, and finely performed by the duo. The Hebridian Songs showed the artist at her best. These were sung with the simple delivery that concealed all the lime and effort that must have gone into achieving it. This was an impeccable in- terpretation of a fine group of songs. The enthusiastic plaudits of the audience were amply rewarded by a delightful encore. The program was particu- larity well chosen, full of contrasts of mood, and inter- spersed with harpsichord, pi- ano and viola accompani- ments. One rarely comes across on artist ready to tackle this repertory, and we hope that Mrs. Rose will be invited to perform, again. Seek tax advice., experts stress By jr.M MAYBIE Hcralrf Staff Writer Individuals having problems figuring out new income tax legislation need not feel alone the experts are having trouble in interpretations, That was the theme at the slart of Vk hour public forum on income tar problems held Wednesday night at S v e n Ericksen's Restaurant. An estimated 200 persons at- tended the forum sponsored by The Herald in co operation with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta. It. A. (BOB) SAPSFORO NuMode Really wisri to congratulate Bob Sopsford for his achievement on reach- ing jusr under in the months of January and February, 1973. Bob invites you to coll him with ycur enquiries whether buying or selling at 328-8011 or 328-8641. NU-MODE REALTY Exclusive Agenfi for Nu.Mode Homei ltd. A pane! of five chartered ac- ccuntants outlined some of the basic changes in income tax legislation for 1072 and showed some of the problems a person cculd get into if he doesn't seek professional advice in the preparation of his tax return. During the first half of the forum the panel touched on ex- emptions, deductions, "averag- rental property, farming capital gains, personal use prop- erty, listed personal proerty capital gains exempt from tax selling of a farm residence am problems of selling a home with a basement suite. The latter portion of Ihe meeting was taken up answers to written question from the audience. There wen many questions all were no answered by the time th forum ended. There were several question: relating to investment1! an farm tax problems. M a n j questions were answered com pletely but it was also shown that by seeing a professiona lax adviser an individual coulc avoid considerable problems now and in the future. j If the forum accomplished j little else, it did show there are ome very real problems with he new legislation and tax lers have to be extremely areful. The panelists were Ron Col- eaux of Colleaux and Mills; Cenneth Dorchak of Watkm- on, Hanhart, Duda and Co.; loyd Gerla of Thome, Gunn and Co.; Bob Olshaski of 'oung, Parkyn, McNab ar.d 'o.; and Logan Tail of chwartz Agencies (1972) Ltd. frxlerator Rex Little of Little r.d Little kept the panelists on lie move. Chairman was Rob- irt Parkyn, member of the :ouncil of the Institute of Char- ered Accountants of Alberta Something U Happening At 30" Range Hoods Due 11 ess, charcoal fifttr irv 29 1602 3rd AVI. J, Phon. 327-5777, 327-5811 Open Monday thru Friday a.m. to p.m. Saturday a.m. to p.m. FREE DELIVERY "C HA KG EX" R6V6LS10K6 COMPANIES LTD. ANNUAL PUBLIC MEETING LETHBRIDGE COMMUNITY CHEST i AND UNITED APPEAL Wed., Mar. 14, p.m. CANADIAN RED CROSS BUILDING 1120-7 Avenue South Any contributor to the United Appeal has voting privileges and cordially invited to attend. Following the meeting coffee and sandwiches will be served at Sven Ericksen's Family Restaurant. will be a one dollar charge for this. ;