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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 15, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta inursaay, August LETHBHiDGt Hydro-electric dam study set EDMONTON (CP) The feasibility of a hydro electric dam near Dunvegan, Alta on the Peace River will be studied, Environment Minister Bill Yurko says The study will cost The ultimate costs of the feasibility study are expected to be 25 million the minister said Engineering and design will require the bulk of the expenditure a to'al of 8 million Some 000 will be spent to Queen honors princess LONDON (Reuter) Prin- cess Anne, who was 24 Wednesday, has been honored by the Queen for being calm and brave during an attempt to kidnap her near Buckingham Palace last March The princess was appointed a Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order while her husband Capt Mark Phillips was named commander of the same order access the social economic environmental and archeological effect of such a dam The environmental assessment will consider such things as downstream effects flood control, and effects on fish and wildlife When the Bennett Dam was built several years back on the British Columbia portion of the Peace River water levels in the Peace-Athabasca Delta declined and wildlife was endangered The dam would be situated about 300 miles northwest of Edmonton and 50 miles from the B C border Some estimates of potential power generation at the site have said 500 000 kilowatts could be produced from a high dam Such a structure would back water into British Columbia The Alberta and B C governments are currently discussing the merits of building a single dam at Dunvegan rather than two dams at separate sites The B C government announced recenth that it would like to build a second dam below the Bennett Dam Amazement While a delegate from the African Continent performs with his snake, Justin Trudeau, son of the Prime Minister, looks with amazement during the parade that officially opened "Le Festival International de la Jeunesse Francophone" in Que- bec city Montana hailstorm causes major damage Here are the ANSWERS for your NEWS QUIZ PART I 1-approved 2-House of Representatives, 3 b 4-False, from the World Hockey Association 5-b PART II 1-d 2-c 3-e 4-a 5-b PART III 1-c 2-d 3-a 4-b 5-e PICTURE QUIZ Robert Bourassa KEYBOARD SALESMEN If you are a producer you II like our program Live and work in Canada s vacation land the Rocky Mountains with access to Hot Springs skiing hunting and fishing You can really enjoy your work in this fantastic growth potential area Here is an opportunity to own your own exclusive territory and run it as your own business with very little investment You can double the earnings of conventional programs Send personal resume and last two years performance to MR. A.D. McKINNON HAMMOND ORGAN STUDIOS 14A 9th Ave. South CRANBROOK, British Columbia VIC 2L8 LEWISTOWN Mont (AP) Insurance adjusters reported major damage in surveys Wednesday following an extensive hailstorm that damaged buildings vehicles and destroyed crops across a wide expanse of central Montana Hailstones larger than golf balls rained down around Lewistown Two fabric-covered aircraft were destroyed by the pounding hail at the Lewistown Airport Airport officials said five metal aircraft were extensively damaged The hailstorm dealt damage to the rotor blades of a helicopter at the airport Damage from the storm also was reported in the Hobson and Moore areas west of Lewistown Lightning killed a cow on the ranch of William Ward of Hobson Ward said the hail completely wiped out his winter wheat crop The hail also destroyed crops including and barley at other ranches in the Hobson area A number of homes received broken windows and damage to siding in the sudden storm U.S. triggers nuclear test WASHINGTON (Reuter) The United States exploded a nuclear device in the Nevada desert Wednesday, the third announced this year, the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) said A spokesman said the blast was in a yield range equivalent to less than tons of TNT He said the Soviet Union also conducted three known nuclear tests this year and China one 1 he French have carried out five nuclear tests at Mururoa Atoll in the South Pacific since June while Britain and India have also exploded nuclear devices this year Ttrestone STORES USE OUR f ircsfone CREDIT PLAN OR Corner 3rd Ave. and 8th St. S, Phone 327-8548 8f UUS! ftrestone STRATO-STREAK BELTS INSTALLED WHII F78 x x G78 x x H78 x x FRONT WHEEL ALIGNMENT plus BALANCE to stretch tire life! EACH WIDE TREAD SS-100 Retreads EXCHANGE INSTALLED !B5 Exchange Installed 11 IS TAN RUM Aft I H 7H I') Firestone Riding System Service Sper alists will carefully align and Mat Cdlly balance, both front wheels repack outer from wheel n ;