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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 2, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Saturday, Novambar 2, 1974 Festival founder dies I Only one group banned Two TV shows dropped GOOD NEWS' MISSION POSSIBLE IN CHRIST EVERY WEDNESDAY 6 P.M. CABLE CHANNEL 2 FULL GOSPEL BUSINESSMEN'S FELLOWSHIP For Mori Information Call FRANK TINORDI it 327-3478 LETHBRIDGE FOLK ARTS COUNCIL ANH THE UNIVbRSITY OF LETHBRIDGE Presents FOLK ARTS FESTIVAL SUNDAY, NOV. 17th U OF L NEW GYMNASIUM NIAGARA ON THE THE LAKh Unt (CP) Biian Doheitv iouiuki of the Festival and the Luria- diai. Mime fheatie, died at his home here Friday after a lengthy illness A native of Toronto, Mr Doheitv practised law after graduating h Osgoode Hall and at. luiniiiui.uei in the Canadian An t ui ce during the boi_ond Wuild Wai HONORED Eaihei this vear Mr Doherty was named a member of the Older of Canada foi his contribution to Canadian theatre Witchdoctors practice By ALAN S. HAKMAN SALISBURY, Rhodesia (CPl Three types of witchdoctors still practice their ancient art heie although the activities of one group have been banned It is the spellcasting witch- doctoi who has been pros cubed by law Tht two others are the matswikiro, or rain- maker, and the nganga, who if not actively encouraged has semi-official recognition The nganga is as essential in African life today as he was before the coming of the A.M.A. TRAVEL AGENCY 608-5th Avenue South 328-7921 P. UWSON TRAVa LTD. grnijia Hotel Building Phone 328-3000 WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEK AT 'IBI iu> The University Of Lethbridge Tuesday, Nov 5 Whiteout Poetry Reading The works of Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko read in Russian by Dr. G. E. Orchard English translations by Geraldmg Young Room C 505 Academic-Residence Bldg 12 15 Wednesday, Nov. G Lunch and Learn senas "Free-Loaders Among the Plants" J. Kuijt Public Library Theatre Gallery 12 noon Taste of Robert Service" Charles Hayter E-690 Academic-Res.dence Bldg 8pm Play "Among the Candles" by Wallace Stevens "Hanjo" by Yukio Mishima U of L Drama Studio 7 30 p m Thursday, Nov. 7 U of L Art Gallery Opening Two-Man Show Recent paintings by Bohumir Fiala and Toyo Kawamura Noon Hour Concert Program of Renaissance and Baroque Music guitarist Dale Ketcheson E-690 Academic-Residence Bldg 1215pm Biology 3500 Seminar Dr. Jan Weier, Dept. of Genetics, U of Alberta to be announced C-674 Academic-Residence Bldg 4 30 p m Among the Candles" and "Hanjo" U of L Drama Studio 7 30 p m Friday, Nov. 8 "Carlos Among the Candies and U of L Drama 7 30 p m Alumni Association Annual Meeting Encksen s Restaurant 6 30 p m Tickets available from U of L Registrar's Office For further information on any of the above, contact Information Services at 329-2582. European His position in tribal society is that of a com- bination of parish priest doc- tor and lawyer The stock in trade of the nganga is his herbs and medi- cines and his divining the hakata the throwing of bones is still an important part in the diagnosis of illness and the choice ot medicine or herbs to be used in treating it The nganga usually collects his own herbs, although at times, when certain items are scarce he will buy them from a fellow rganga or even from a layman Rarely though does he use medicines which he has not prepared himself DIAGNOSE ILLNESS The bones are used to diag nose the illness whether it be spiritual, mental or physical this is highly are used to smell' out the person re- sponsible for the illness, for many Africans still believe ill- nesb is caused by spirits and witchcraft There are usually 16 bones to a complete set and they are thrown in groups of four The most important group consists of chirume, which signifies youth and young manhood ngwenya, tor manhood and stiength, chitokwadzima, manhood, joy, or pleasure and kwami, for womanhood or maternity In witchcraft the ngwenya is also used to smell out wiz- ards Three throws usually decide the outcome Kwami, for in- stance is a good omen and should it appear upwards three times the patient will recover If, however, ngwenya should be the only bone facing upwards at the first throw, the future is bleak If it appears twice, death is said to be certain NEW YORK (AP) The ABC television network said today it is dropping Dec 23 two daytime shows The Newlywed Game, a nine season veteran, and a one season show, The Girl in My Life It said it is putting two new game shows, The Money Maze and Showdown, in its weekly daytime schedule then and also is changing the starting time of one game show and the format of another ABC said The Pyramid, now seen at 4 p m EST, will be moved to 2 p m It said Password, which has used studio contestants since its inception 12 years ago, is being retitled Password All Stars and all its guests will be celebrities CBC to attempt TV comedy series Don't Say "Hello" SAY "Good Listening CJOC Radio" ON THE HOUR THROUGHOUT THE DAY Stay tuned to "CJOCK Country" It pays to listen to OTTAWA (CP) The CBC will try again to produce a Canadian situation comedy series for television The comic situation, the CBC said, will be built on "an out of work immigrant whose weekly efforts to find suitable' employment put him at loggerheads with various Canadian in- stitutions The lead role is played by Frankie Howerd, one of Britain s most ribald comics PILOT SHOW The pilot show will be taped before a studio audience in Toronto next Thursday and Friday No date has been set for the half hour broadcast but if the pilot show is con- sidered a success, the series will follow The show is Ohhh Canada which for some reason the CBC spells with three Hs and a colon Howerd has been an enter- tainment star in England for 27 years, playing m radio, music hall, pantomime, French farce, and revues as well as on TV He starred in Up Pompeii broadcast bv the CBC last season Bill Lynn and Jerry 0 Flanagan currently assign- ed to the Tommy Hunter Show on CBC-TV, will write the new program Co producers are Singer's condition improves LOS ANGELES (AP) Singer Jimmy Rodgers says he is recovering from head surgerv following a fall suf- fered while filming his latest movie 41 who this accepted a settlement from the Cit> of Los Angeles for injuries received in a dis- puted 1967 incident, said Fn- dav the recent fall aggravated the old head injuries The entertainer was found unconscious in his car Dec 1, 1967 with a fractured skull, broken arm and other in- juries Roflgers auosequenth sued the ciU v ii o department alleging that he had been worked over by the patrolmen who found him Police filed a countersuit which was later dropped Lundbreck rancher appointed hDMONTON Mona Sprjrhrie of (am7 .lane d of riVrir-v and hrjrk of the lyij idbfrk rrci'in m jiithfrn 71 i ACT< 7 -inlcd i. j- of tht J.r Bill Lynn and Emmy award winning director Norman Campbell, best known for his TV work in ballet and opera Except for periodic Wayne and Shuster specials in which Lynn and O'Flanagan have been used as writers the CBC has not had a widely popular comedy series for years HAWAII SPECIAL DEPARTURE Feb. OUTRIGGER EAST HOTEL 14 nights O I 9 WAIKKI MARINA HOTEL With Kitchenette, 14 nights Limited Space. Phone Delores at 328-7921 A.M.A. TRAVEL AGENCY 608 5th Ave. South, Lethbridge Phone 328-1181 or 328-7921 ONCE AGAIN THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE presents LUNCH AND LEARN This unique public service program gives you an opportunity to learn during your lunch hour. Join U of L staff members as they discuss such topics as computer teaching, life in modern Japan, trips across the Sahara Desert and pollution. TIME: PLACE: Wednesdays p.m., Nov. 6-Dec. 11 Lethbridge Public Library, Theatre Gallery INITIAL DISCUSSION: "FREE-LOADERS AMONG PLANTS" Biologist Job Kuijt will use slides to discuss how many plants make other plants and animals pro- duce food for them. The series is completely FREE so bring your lunch and join us. V 1 PHOTOGRAPHY 416-13th Street North The Ideal Family Gift... A FAMILY PORTRAIT SITTING at our Evenings and Sunday family Sittings by appointment PORTRAIT PACKAGE SPECIAL Good anytime through Sept. 1975 Four 4x5 Portraits and one 8x10 Portrait All in Color and all for only 17 50 BOOK NOW TO ASSURE CHRISTMAS DELIVERY MEMBER STUDIO IIMI11 mm PIN Planning a holiday party Anniversary parly open house or some other special occasion'' Preserve the moments of fun with our beautiful coloj photographs L ages from S25. Phone 327-7449 Open Tuesday to Saturday 9 a.m. to p.m. Ciosrd ;