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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 29, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta prisoners like human beings' Allmand By ALEX BINKLEY CHARLOTTETOWN Solicitor-General Warren Alii- mand said Tuesday prison re- habilitation has to be improved because prisoners need to be treated human beings whether or not they are likely to Mr. Allmand said Canada's prisons should be both psy- chiatric hospitals and profes- sional schools of remedial edu- cation which have a social and physical atmosphere conducive to treatment. The minister was speaking to the 68th annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police The organ- ization and Mr. have been at odds over capital pun- ishment and the controversial temporary leave program. But rehabilitation doesn't mean treating offenders like misunderstodd he said. discipline that is required to succeed in an open society mvst taught and enforced in Mr. term as COOKING TO SAVE YOUR HEART Too many fatty foods can be deadly to the heart and blood vessels. But how can you lower the amount of choles- terol and fats entering your system and still make your meals nutritious and appetiz- September Reader's Digest shows you how' Here's a tempting variety of menus and recipes plus advice on food buying and preparation and a cholesterol chart that lots you adapt your own re- cipes. Learn how to control the amount of fat in your family's diet. Don't miss COOKING TO S-VVE YOUR HEART one cf nilk-les and features in the September Header's Digest. At your newsstand solicitor-general has been pla- gued by a rash prison es-v also need alert and resourceful security staff capable of keeping peace and order in our institutions and preventing He said prison guards have been men as' we have sought to transform our Higher security institutions need to concern themselves with security as well as rehabi- litation and they perhaps need double barbed walls and watchtowers. you can't rehabili- Vie an inmate you haven't We also have to the fact that some offenders cannot be some will require continuing in- situtionalization or close super- vision for most of their Mr. Allmand defended the temporary leave program as preparation for a prisoner's reiritegration into society. But it should not be looked at as a prisoner's right just for good behavior. Just before Mr. Allmand socke. CACP president Jack Shrubb of repeated the association's stand in favor of capital punishment and said the majority of Cana- dians favored reinstatement of it. He said it was the only deter- rent for killers and the public should have an opportunity to vote on it. Mr. Allmand said it was so- cial conditioning and not fear of execution that kept most people from becoming and that capital punishment does not lead to a reduction in murders. SEES FEW RELAPSES Most murderers never kill he and statistically they have a low rate of relapse into cnme or breaking parole. But research has to be contin- ued to find new ways of dealing with those few murderers who may kill again. One cf the challenging future demands on police will be pre- ventive work because great majority of crimes that occur are crimes that could have been traditional criminal jus- tice process often to ex- acerbate rather than to correct an orientation towards He also told the chiefs that everyone working in the crimi- nal justice field should be con- cerned with an increasing pub- lic fear that as police forces are merged they become more re- i He mentioned the merger of 27 Montreal Island police forces into the Montreal urban' com-' munity force and that many j residents of the suburbs were i distrubed that the force is a I very large operation adminis-1 tered by officials remote from' the neighborhood. Augutl 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 19 Augutl 1973 THE LETHBRIDGE HEI Reporter's diary raises hackles of High River town councillors Railway president job open Western Canada Parly denies merger report VANCOUVER The Western Canada Party is still western-oriented and ready to shake big separatist stick at says party secre- tary Ernie Lemberg. Mr. a Maple building contractor and a founding member of the in a letter to the Vancouver Sun discounted a report from Ottawa last week that WCP is joining the eastern-orisnted Ca- nadian Loyalist League and Dominion of Canada English Speaking Association to form Canada The report said WCP presi- dent D. A. Ligertwood and vice- president Russ Maley. both of may attend a Sept. 15 organizational meeting of the Canada Party in Ottawa. Said Mr. Lemberg. charge these two members with selling out the Western Canada Party. They have not received approv- al from the Western Canada Party to make any deals with VANCOUVER The British Columbia Railway is searching for a professional president to head the opera- tions completed recently by Clifford E. Sawyer of Vancou- ver. Premier David chairman and president of BCR board of said in an interview from Victoria that the board had established a committee to select a top man. search is on for a pres- ident. Mr. Sawyer's report did recommend changes in the management. These changes are no reflection on the peopla who now hold these jobs but there are structural changes necessary because the growth in the railway has been phe- nomenal Mr. Barrett said until the whole administration matter is settled that he will remain as chairman of the board. Last spring it was announced that Transport Minister Bob Stra- chan- would gradually be brought in as head of the rail- way board and this is still in the plans. Mr. Barrstt also said that it was the intention of the govern- ment to expand the board of di- rectors to represent the communitv and industry. HIGH Alia. Quotations in an diary mislaid by the only full-time reporter for the fledgling Fort Spitzee Signal have raised the hackles of this southern Alberta farm- ing community's town council. Mayor Stan Gordon came into possession of the dropped in town hall two weeks ago by Darlene and was so incensed at its contents that he banned the rookie reporter from all council meetings. The diary contained personal impressions of the mayor and council mem- bers. guess it was a bit embar- rassing for them to be con- fronted with my Miss Kinsella said in an interview. I v never thought anyone else would see was upset and confused when the mayor claimed right there at the start of Wednes- day's meeting that I had been spreading defamatory com- ments about the council and asked me to leave.'' -j Miss Kinsella said she was' unaware her diary was missing j until the mayor said the council bad the alleged defamatory statements in her own hand- writing. 'i denied spreading any statements of the kind he sug- gested and asked him to tell me where 1 had written them. mayor was so insistent that I though I have since learned that they had no powei to send me away like that. 1 don't think they have any righl to hold on to the diary and I want it back LAWYER'S AID ASKED The born last March to protest council's asking the provincial government to close down the local office of the de- partment cf culture and has retained a law- yer to retrieve the diary. A letter has been sent to the council demanding that the diary be returned by Friday or the paper will take legal action. But mayor says he does not have it. 'I don't know where it is and I don't he said. was lying in a public place when I saw it and I threw it back there.'' Plans Japan tour TOKYO French President George Pompidou will visit Japan next April. Japanese Foreign Mniister Masayoshi Ohira told reporters Tuesday. stuff in it was rubbish as far as I am Miss Kinsella said she made notations about the aldermen when she joined the news- paper's staff. were things I had been told and believe to be Alderman Jim Lee said he did not agree with the mayor's request that the reporter leave and no vote was taken on the matter. know now we didn't have the power to force her to leave and I'm not sure about our le- gal position over the diary ei- though I believe we still have it. It is an unpleasant situ- ation.'1 Dr. David a founder of the paper which has a circu- lation of about 700 copies said the request to close down the youth office made the town look they have really goofed this time.'' FOR SALE TRUCK AND CAMPER 1973 Cheyenne Super -U ton P.S.. highway miles. 1972 Vanguard 3 way B'JU 3 burner water lank and 4 post overhead sleeps 5 to 6. Contact Mr. A. Cock. Phone Claresholm 235-3311 235- 3197 Evenings and Weekends. STILL SELLING FOR STERN'S CUT RATE FURNITURE 314 3rd Street S. Phone 327-3024 A GOOD PLACE TO SPEND THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND. On a long weekend a lot of drivers are so anxious to get out to those country breezes that they throw all caution to the wind. Because they're less it may pay for you to be a little more cautious. By driving a for instance. The Volvo body is so strong we've stacked seven Volvos on top of one another without crushing the one on the bottom. What gives Volvo this strength are the six steel pillars surrounding the passenger compartment and the thousands of spot welds holding the body together. The trunk and engine compartments are designed differently. They crumple on impact at a pre-measured rate to absorb a collision before it reaches the passenger compartment. On the steel anti-intrusion bars protect the passengers from lateral impact. And in front and hydraulic shock absorbers on the bumpers absorb low-speed collisions. But Volvo doesn't just protect you from other It can keep you from becoming other Disc brakes are designed to resist even after repeated panic stops. So Volvo has disc brakes on all four wheels. And Volvo doesn't stop there. It has a braking system with two independent setsxtf three-wheel disc brakes. If one set the other still gives you about ITn C1B CTDCCT COUTH of your braking power. Of driver fatigue can be just as dangerous as mechanical failure. So Volvo comes with bucket seats that let you concentrate on the road instead of the pain in your back. The seat-backs are infinitely adjustable with a special adjustment that allows them to be made firmer or softer. And since you really can't concentrate what's ahead of you when you're worried about what's behind Volvo has a rear window defroster. As well as rear door locks that children can't open from inside. So when making plans for a long maybe you should plan on buying a Volvo. There's nothing like being prepared for the holidays. VOLVO VOLVA UNAftt Good things come in pears... especially in new crop Bartlett Pears. juicy Bartletts add a sunshine taste to salads and so many good tasting summer desserts like this easy-to-make party pie. CHILLED PEAR WAFER PIE 1 package strawberry or raspberry jelly powder 1 cup boiling water Vt teaspoon almond flavouring 3 fresh B.C. Pears 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 cup whipped cream or. 1 packet whipped topping cup diced fresh B.C. Pears Vanilla wafers Dissolve jelly powder in boiling cool. Add almond chill until jelly begins to set. Beat with rotary beater until fluffy throughout. and core sprinkle with lemon juice. Whip cream until or prepare whipped topping according to package diiecticns. Fold into beaten jelly with diced pears. Line bottom and sides of a buttered 9-inch jelly plate with vanilla wafers Fill with jelly mixture. Place pear halves carefully on arranging in spoke fashion. Chill. Serves 6-8. And try these jiffy pear ideas for Fill fresh pear halves quickly in lemon with mint jelly and serve with lamb. Fold chopped pears into ginger-flavoured whipped cream. Chill and serve. Right while B.C. Bartletts are at their peak-of-the-season is the time to put up all vour home-made preserves. Buy them in the B.C. Handi-Pak box and save. For your copy of our Meals' booklet on how to preserve and freeze all B.C. tree send your address and 25C m com B C. Tree Fruits Dept. B.C. ;