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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 19, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta 8-THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD TuMday, March 'Grounding' deterrent at The Lake One- Man FURADAM 4.8 Flowable systemic insecticide Gives you broad spectrum insect control that helps you make money. Kills aphids. flea beetles, leafhoppers and Colorado potato beetles. I One application gives fast knockdown and quick clean-up residual activity for long-lasting control. When inse -ts gang-up on MUT potato fi Js, call on he one insecticide that ;an take them all on... itself: Chemagfo FURADAN 4.8 Flowable vsk your supplier. Order ;ow and have FURAOAN 'n hand when needed. JfUDAN n a Til of FUC Con> HESPONSEaMmy lo you ami future CHEMAGRO LIMITED ft City Centre Drive BRANNAN LAKE, B.C. (CP) Brutal guards, beatings, overcrowding and violent prisoners these were the tales that made Brannan Lake School for Boys the bogeyman to threaten juvenile offenders. But although the horror stories till are around, the staff say they never were true. The Island Youth Centre formerly Brannan Lake, is a place where skilled professionals attempt to help youths 13 to 16 years old, a place where doors are locked from the outside to keep them out of various areas, not in. "A lot of judges, parents and teachers used to believe the way to make a kid behave was to threaten Subsidy disappoints cattlemen president of the Canadian Cattlemen's Association, said this week the association is disappointed with the announcement of a seven cents a pound government subsidy to aid depressed cattle markets. Gordon Parke of Cache Creek. B.C. said cattlemen are against the subsidy because "over the long run a subsidy on beef will upset the normal balance of the industry and is a misuse of public funds." Canadian cattlemen want a reciprocal tariff placed on cattle from the United States, based on a proportionate quota system. says acting director Bob Cronin. "Like, 'you'll get sent to the or the bogeyman will get yoa, or something like that. "This sort of thing has never worked and never will the soft-spoken social worker said in an interview. Few return Mr. Cronin said things have changed so much at the IYC that the rate of recidivism is only 15 per cent. He said that when the school was a training school under the Federal Schools Act, there were 65 staff members to look after 220 youths. "All you could do then was just keep track of he said. Now there are 82 staff members and nine teachers to take care of 64 youths. It's physically easy to run away from The Lake these days, There's no place where a youth can be locked in, no no guards and it's only a few miles from Nanaimo. 'The deterrent is a system of and the possibility of being raised to adult court if another offence is committed while the youth is at large. said Mr. Cronin, "means that for four to six weeks, you stand still in your program. "It just takes that much longer to get out. Kids don't like it here." Incentives include privileges and an amount of spending money for EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR THE REHABILITATION SOCIETY OF SOUTHWESTERN ALBERTA DUTIES: Management of the Rehabilitation Society whose role is "a complete service to the The primary role being rehab- ilitation to industry wherever possible. QUALIFICATIONS: Background in business management and demonstrated ability in managing people and products. High public profile and strong capability in the area of public relations. A knowledge and appreciation of pro- gram needs for the handicapped is also preferred. SALARY RANGE: 12-15.000 annually. bf Apt! to: PERSONNEL COMMITTEE REHABILITATION SOCIETY OF SOUTHWESTERN ALBERTA and Am 'A' North, HlhUiMyi, F.O.BOK9S7 71 Southern Sires Ltd. have full Quarantine facilities for your new European imports, mate or female. The females win be bred to the sire of your choice white in quarantine. Can 328-9671 for further information and reserva- tions. Southern Sires also conducts A.I. Courses for the Farmer Rancher during the Fall and Winter. These courses are held either in the evening for 10 evenings or a full 5 days. AMMWOl... ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION EQUIPMENT al reasonaWe prices times in which youths are allowed to return to their home communities for visits. A term in the IYC means five to 10 months. Courts have no power to sentence a juvenile to the IYC. A youth arrives on the recommendations of community agencies. He is preceded by a dossier outlining his record and his problems. Several weeks before admittance, the youth and his family tour the facility. Questions are answered and the stories about Brannan Lake are laid to rest. "Most of our kids were poor students they just bombed out of the regular school said Mr. Cronin. "Another common behavior pattern is running. They tend to try to escape their emotional pain and hassle by running away. "There's no place here where a kid can be locked up. If we suspect he's going to run away we try to help him. "There's no treatment in locking a kid up because if you lock him up you take the responsibility to change away from him." Ratio low Frank Murphy, principal of Brannan Lake secondary school, said the student teacher ratio is one teacher to nine students. "That's rather high right now, it's usually less than he said. "Basically we try to find out where the boy was in school and take him as far and as fast as we can." "There's no magic solution to working with kids who have emotional said Mr. Cronin. "It's a long-term thing. After a boy has gone through the program he doesn't have 'cured' branded on his forehead. "We keep tabs on him for six months after release and if there are further problems, he might be readmitted. "We say we offer care, there's no 'cure' to the problems of growing up." 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