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Danville Register, The (Newspaper) - July 16, 1967, Danville, Virginia The Register Danville Va Sunday July 16 1967 7B By NOEL TANCBY AMocUted Frew Writer RALEIGH AP North Car olina Prison Director Lee Bounds says he has decided on item new measures to curb the mounting number of escapes about which some law enforce ment officers of the state have complained And he says hes not waiting until Aug 1 when a new law goes into effect eliminating the prison department in favor of a new Department of Corrections and designating Bounds as the new commissioner of correction The new law Bounds said in interview was intended to Increase our controls over in mates as well as increasing our correctional activity He admitted the growing num Prison Director Plans Stern New Measures ev i JT ber of presents t major problem that calls drastic action First of all we are going to make better diagnostic studies for the classification of the pris on population Bounds said we are going to start our stud ies on those people who escape from our system The prison chief said that henceforth felons who escape will be transferred to Central Prison for diagnostic study and if that study convinces us that the inmate represents a threat of crime against the person if he escapes again he will be classified for maximum custody and held in Central Prison Bounds added that felons who would be considered a threat to property if they escaped again will be classified for close cus itody and gent to Caledonia prison unit Misdemeanants who escape he said also will be transferred to the Caledonia complex and put to work on the farm under tight security measures just short of gun the law forbids shooting at misde meanants We wont have him under gun guard Bounds said but we will have him behind double fences and guarded by dogs and mounted officers We will take every means we can to prevent au escaping again Bounds said some legislators opposed the new prison legisla were released unconditionally when they completed serving their minimum term unless they had committed a major infrac tion on the grounds it would lion prison rules open prison doors and let pris oners out Actually he said the new law wfll allow stiff con ditions to be imposed on prison ers when they are released aft er serving their minimum sen tences And if they violate those conditions they can be returned to prison In the past such prisoners These prisoners Include some of the worst offenders in the prison systtm because the mere fact they have completed their minimum term means they have not been considered worthy of parole They are some of the worst prisoners we have and those on whom we need the most con trol Bounds fM We never had such control before Now we will One of the factors that has iled to more escapes and other prison problems Bounds said is that the prison population in re cent years has become com posed of more serious offend jers and more troublesome peo ple He pointed out that more j and more of the less serious of fenders are placed on probation Still our physical facilities and work programs are the was made up jn our population largely of easy ton Renovation work already is underway on the Blanche Pris manage people Bounds statedJon formerly Ivy Bluff in Cas County When this work is complete it will provide single cell facilities for 125 prisoners They will work in the prison metal shop which is bpiiiR ferred there from Central Pris For this reason we have been seeking new institutions with single cells and for work which can be carried on within the prison confines he said Bounds pointed out that he had asked the 1937 General As sembly for funds to build three new prisons but received an ap propriation for only one Well make do with what we have as best we can he said on Bounds also said that modern single cell facilities arc being installed in a portion of Central Prison to house our most ag gravated behavior problems MISS NICHOLAS PAUL BOND Miss Nicholas Paul Bond Get New Stratford Posts Two Stratford College faculty members have been promoted according to an announcement by Dr W Hugh Moomaw presi dent of the college Miss Patricia Nicholas has been named acting dean of stu dents and Paul Bond has been promoted to associate profes sor and named chairman of the Art Department Miss Nicholas joined the Stratford faculty as an instruc tor of sociology in the fall of 1964 Last year she was pro moted to assistant professor of sociology She will continue to teach several courses in addi tion to performing her new ad ministrative duties Miss Nicholas earned her BS degree at Madison College she was editor of the stu dent newspaper and won the Logan Literary Award She Fatal Traffic Mishap Case Set July 25 WAYNESBORO AP mond Rankin 50 of New Hope appear in Civil and Police Court here July 25 to answer charges stemming from a traf fic accident which killed his mother and injured Virginias first lady Lt D O Bateman of the Waynesboro police said Rankin pasted bond for each of the two charges against him and driving un der the influence Rankin was the driver of a ear which collided with the governors limousine on a rain road in downtown Waynesboro July 2 mother Mr5 Nora Rankin 73 was killed In the crash governor wife Mw MDls E Godwin Jr Injuries to her leg and foot holds an MA degree from Eastern Michigan University and has had further graduate study at William and Mary Col lege Eastern Michigan and the University of Michigan Bond has been a member of the Stratford faculty since the fall of 1960 He has also been1 prominent in local art circles and is currently serving jointly with his wife Jane Appleton Bond as presdient of the Dan ville Chapter of the Virginia Museum Mrs Bond also teach es art at Stratford Before he came to Stratford Bond was associate director of teh Abingdon Square Painters in New York City He had been affiliated with that group since 1949 He received his formal art training at the Corcoran tallery School of Art in Wash ington BC Bond has had oneman exhi bitions in Washington and New York City and his works have been included in numerous group exhibits A oneman show ing of his recent works is to open next March at the Charles Barzansky Galleries in New York As chairman of Stratfords Art Department Bond will be responsible for implementing the two curricula leading to the Bachelor of Arts in Art and the RIBBON LOOK SAVE NOW i Bachelor of Fine Arts as Strat ford launches its fouryear pro grams Retired Admiral Dies At Age 79 PENSACOLA Fla neral services for retired Adm John W Reeves Jr will be held Tuesday at Pensacola Naval Air Station where he died Saturday Burial will be in Barrancas National Cemetery Pensacola Reeves 79 who won three Distinguished Service Medals as commander of the aircraft carrier Wasp in World War H died of a cerebral hemorrhage a Navy spokesman said Reeves was admitted to naval hospital here June 28 The retired admiral a native of Haddonfield N J was a 1911 graduate of the U S Naval Academy headed the Navys Alaska Sector in 1942 and 1943 commanded the Wasp in 1944 and 1945 and was chief of naval air training at Pensacola from 1948 to 1950 After his retirement from the Mrs Chappell Dies At Age 83 SOUTH BOSTON Mn Pearl Estelle Hart Chappell widow of John Burton Chap pen 83 of Rt 1 Halifax died Saturday at her home Funeral wDl held Monday at pm from Pleasant United Church of Christ with burial to tte church cemetery Survivors include one daugh ter Mrs Kirby Moore of Hali fax one sister Mrs Annie H Burton of Halifax one brother J R Hart of Halifax FPDI5TAL H6 ea FK NEMA itcndord FRIGIDAIRE 15 AUTOMATIC ICEMAKER 100 FROSTPROOF REFRIGERATOR FREEZER 339 UNPRECEDENTED 5YEAR WARRANTY ON EVERY FRIGIDAIRE MAJOR APPLIANCE REFRIGERATOR WARRANTY 1year Warranty for re pair of any defect in the entire refrigerator plus 4year Warranty for re pair of any defect in refrigerating system FRIGIDAIRE 577LB CHEST FREEZER NtMA UodanQ S FPD15TL 146 cu ft NEMA standard 6 colors or white 146 CU FT 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