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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta Inmates have sports frills1 other activities New prison gains reputation as cure centre By CLENNIS CP Taxpayers sometimes com plain when they hoar the Drumheller riiediuni seourily penitentiary has its own pitcharalputt golf baseball football fields and cinder they Its a rest not a But Warden Pierre Ju tras thinks these are essen tials and could be one of the reasons why Drumlieiler is gaining a reputation among police and prison officials as a good place to cure crimi Warden Jutras sees a prison as a retraining centre just a place where you lock a man up for years and years and then throw him back out even less prepared to meet the demands of soci The idea at Drumheller is to provide educational opportuni work training and to take the prisoners out into the LITTLE TO DO And why shouldnt there he recreational facilities asked one staff in e m b e What do you expect prison ers to do after they have put in their eighthour day ironing shirts in the prison laundry Sit night after night for three Ray Speaker addresses students COALDALE HNS Social Development Minister Ray Sneaker addressed students at Kate Andrews High School here Also in attendance was Doug las MLA for the Taber Warner Speaker told the students very shortly the Alberta govern ment will introduce legislation affecting the people aged It will mean the age of re sponsibility will be lowered to This wfl pertain eligibility to enter liquor rearrying without parental con entering financial agree borrowing money to pur chase a house or going into a IGNORING RESOUKCE VANCOUVER CP Cana dians virtually are ignoring one of their great natural food re should eat more says Dick supervi sor of the department of fish eries inspection branch Japanese eat pounds of fish per capita Swedes pounds and Canadians only or 10 or 12 years and watch television Or watch the brick wall of the cell Or riot Prisoners are human and there is little to do even in a modem institu tion like Serv ing time is a descriptive Sport is one of the few things a prisoner can And all the facilities at Drumheller were built by the They even laid a cinder Not that there are many complaints about the frills when things go Warden We had a little trouble here last We had a mur And following this a few of my confreres said to Youre trying to do too told See what hap But these are I went to a police seminar last fall and was delighted to learn that the police are behind us in what we are FEWER COME BACK It is hard to argue with suc About 40 to SO per cent of prisoners released from federal prisons in Canada eventually end up back behind But at the average has dropped to 10 to 12 per Both Warden Julras and his are in favor of further Warden Jutras would like to be able to grant of there than three days when the occasion warrants He tried a sixday leave for one outofprovince prisoner earlier this but usually this has to be approved by the solicitorgenerals department in He would also like to be able to send more prisoners out into the community to But have to consider the communitys Last year we had more of our pris oners out working for But this year wiih the rise in unemployment generally in the it is harder to get jobs and there have been complaints when we fill jobs that might have been left open for the communitys citi EARN REGULAR WAGE The penitentiary works through Uie manpower depart and a prisoner is only given the job if there are no other suitable The prisoner earns the regular wage rats and it goes into a savings account to be given to him on his Many employers wont hire even with the guar antee of the warden behind Warden Jutras wants to work for greater interest in the problems of prisoners by union and He also like lo bo able to lap some or be job markets in Tdiionton and To do the penitentiary would have to have the new est concept in prison reform release These area kindof halfway a prorelease centre Prisoners arc still formally in not on The is a home in the usually an older bouse for about 14 They must report back to the house every but they go out to work during the The foup is responsible for their own enter laundry and so GIVES THEM STAIIT Most prisoners have a family lo go a wife or job or the warden But for those who ha there are quite a few of need the prerelease centres to help the niPn It gives the man a starl bad the community on the right its like throwing someone off a ship in the middle of the Pacific to see if he can But its about time society learned that you just cant lock a person up for punish ment and keep him in a dark hole away from society and expect to make a useful citi zen out of the warden TIP TOPCENTRE VILLAGE MALL 3 DAYS ONLY DECEMBER 101112 Outstanding Value Mens Suits Single and Double Breasted Styles Step into the Festive Season qhead confidently fashionright in one of these quality Tip Top For three days they are featured at a substantial tool Two and three button 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