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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 21, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta READ... THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 'CHINOOK' SOUTH ALBERTA'S LARGEST RURAL CIRCULATION The LctHbridgc Herald TELEVISION GUIDE KINGKOIN k LAUNDERETTE WMhlng, Drying, Dry Ctaanlnfl 328-8944 4 A 3 12 SI. B S. Won. ttwu FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1973 LISTINGS FOR SATURDAY. SEPTEMBER TO FRIDAY SEPTEMBER CBC special features top pipe bands "Indeed, there are pipers took his CBC cameras to once quip- iast month's Scottish ped a renowned wag, and they're all If so, the madness musl be contagious. For cen- turies associated with lone- ly Scottish moors and blood-soaked British battlefield, bagpipes have finally found peaceful worldwide acceptance. Stockyard workers in Chicago, stevedores in Singapore, sailors in Ceylon, all have pipe bands, as do the police in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Bombay and Toronto, the U.S. Army, Air Force and Marines, hundreds of un- iversities and colleges, and countless associations From the Scarborough from Antigonish, Nova the Toronto Scot- Scotia, to Zanzibar. In Canada alone, there are over 500 kilted pipe bands, as many as in Scotland. And so surprising has been the growth in pop- ularity of pipes the world World Festival, at the Canadian National Exhibi- tion in Toronto, to film highlights of performances by some 40 pipe fcands from all over the world. As a special feature, three outdoor concerts, from scenic locations in or near Toronto, were specially filmed for the special. From Maple, On- tario, a picturesque rural village aptly named for its splendid trees, pipers and drummers of the 48th Highlanders of Canada regimental band will per- form Beethoven's Ode To Joy and the perennial pipe hit, Scotland The Brave, tish Piper will perform Amazing Grace, and pipers of the Toronto Metropoli- tan Police Pipe Band will play amedley of dance se- lections, from Ontario Place on the Toronto water- over, that medical experts front. are now studying the physical effects of the weird, wonderful droning on humans. "Either it comments one such erudite, "or it ap- pals." Either way, who listens to the bagpipe NOT SCOTTISH Curiously, research into the origins of bagpipes in- dicate they aren't Scottish. Common in ancient times, in Babylon and Greece, pipes were given martial status by the Romans, and will come to life, in a dazzling, colorful hour-long World's finest pipers perform There'll be kilts everywhere when 40 of the world's finest Scottish Pipe Bands perform in competition, in The Pipes a colorful hour-long music special highlighting the glorious pomp and pagentary of the bag pipes, Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 10 p.m. on the CBC-TV. can remain wholly objec- ultimately came to Britain twe and no one who has with Caesar-s legions A witnessed a kilted pipe somewhat dubioul theory band in full regalia has holds tnat tne rrish came upon them and gave them to the Scots, as a bad joke either way, the wild ever forgotten the spec- tacle. COLORFUL SPECIAL For the first time on Canadian television, on Wednesday, September 26 nearts at p.m., the glorious prom pomp and pageantry of the bagpipes nave played a uni. world s finest pipe bands on the battlefield. droning struck a respon- sive chord in Highland earliest times, In 1759, during Wolfe's assault on Quebec, an irate CBC-TV special, The officer ordered pjpers of i u. u. the Fraser Highlanders to "It s astonishing that so cease tnat infernal primitive a musical mstruv and to nis horror ment should be so pop- saw his battle lines begin to ular, CBC b down Another Officer Toronto producer John infervened, the pipes Thomson 'or have such an la d once mor effect on Thorn- Sutbome of tnat battle has son, who says he really down in history) as doesn t understand his own every Canadian school chi- ld knows. During the First World War, a Canadian piper caus- ed a wild sensation in France in 1918, by piping into action on top of a tank. Another singlehandedly captured a German dugout, went back into battle to retrieve his pipes, and died the only piper ever awarded a posthumous Victoria Cross for valor beyond the call of duty. fascination for bagpipes, Disney episode shows real fire Actual footage of a forest fire in Northern California is seen in the Fire On Kelly Moun- tain" episode of "The Wonderful World of Sept. 30 on NBC- TV. Final turf event "The Breeders telecasting live Saturday, September 29 on CTV is the third and final event of Canadian racing's Triple Crown. This one and a half mile event is being held at Woodbine in Toronto. This traditional Ontario Jockey Club event dates back to 1889 when Helen Leigh earned for a first place finish. In its 83rd year winners now receive a purse of over and the cherished gold cup. CTV's coverage of this racing event is hosted by Pat Marsden with co-hosts Fergie Olver and Jim Coleman, Viewers will gain first hand insights into the colorful sights and people behind the racing scenes. Expert handicappers analyze the horses for speed, tendencies, track conditions and strategies to be Jim Coleman prepares the background story with his extensive knowledge of racing and horses. Four camera race coverage, isolated camera on the stretch run, instant replay, slow-motion analysis, and the rerun with the winning jockey provide total coverage of this important race, CTV's Sports Director is Johnny Esaw. Hotels get NFB films MONTREAL National Film Board movie shorts will soon be seen in eight major Toronto hotels as part of the closed circuit telecasts of Transworld Communications. Transworld, whose ser- vice provides hotel guests with recent feature films through its pay television system, reaches rooms in the Toronto area alone. Four NFB films have already been selected but an NFB spokesman says the selection will be increased substantially within the next few months. Mornings Monday -Friday 5-55 CB Thought for the Day 6'00 (B University of the Air 6 30 QD Yoga 6 15 O Our world 6 45 O Salute to Agriculture 6 55 01 Farm News O Today Show 03 Capl Kangaroo O TEA (B Camada A.M. 8.00 O Jokers Wild 03 News O Pinnochio O-Uncle Bobby O Pyramid QD Romper Room 9 00 0) Audrey O Gambit (B In Conversation O Ed Allen (B Parlons Francais O Hollywood Squares (B 55 North Maple 03 Jack LaLane O Jeopardy O Lifestyle Show OJ The Young and Restless Q Mon Ami 10 15 O Friendly Gianl 10'30 03 Search for Tomorrow O Mr. Dress Up 03 Play Cards 0 Who, What. Where Game 10 55 Q News 11 00 O Price is Right Q Sesame Street (B Galloping Gourmet 01 All My Children 11-30 OJ Let's Make a Deal (B Beat the Clock O As the World Turns O Super Man 12 00 O Days of Our Lives 03 Newlywed Game 09 Flmlslones 12 30 O The Doctors 03 News O Family Affair Saturday, Sept 22 5.55 03 O 0) O 03 O 7-55 (B O 03 (B 8.30 03 (B O o O ;