Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on June 17, 1963 · Page 6
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June 17, 1963

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 6

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PAGE SIX ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH MONDAY, JUNE 17,1963 FORTY ODD By Peg Bracken and Rod Lull Sen.. Simon Writes Personal Privacy Faces Assembly "I can't seem to get used to it, Jen—the kids grown up and no piggy-banks to bust into." Would Re*Zone Part Of Bethalto Area BETHALTO — A zoning hearing, set by the Madison County Zoning Board, will be conducted June 28 on rezoning a section of a farm, on the westerly limits of Bethalto, from one family residential to highway business district. Hershel Funkliauser, owner of the property, 1ms requested the section of his property, 1130 feet in width and 451 in depth, be rezoned. He plans to sell the property. The section is a portion of a 70-acre farm. Funkliauser said he has three prospects for the property, but would not comment on the nature of the businesses of the prospects. The hearing is slated for 10 a.m. on the premises. Better Quality CASUAL FOOTWEAR Women's Canvas SI QQ Oxfords I •*»»* Men's Canva* $A QQ Casuals, Oxfords., fciwil Child's $2.98 Canvas Oxfords WESTERN SHOE STORES 804-06 E. Broadway 1.99 Will Enlarge Jerseyville Bowling Alley JERSEYVILLE — There will be no summer bowling in this area as the lanes at Busch Farm have been closed for the summer for the enlarging. Present plans call for construction of eight additional lanes to double the former capacity. Virgil Busch, operator of the bowling alleys, reported that from 40 to 60 new teams are making application for play when the alleys are reopened, and the early leagues will be established on a first come first served basis. Announce Birth of Son JERSEYVILLE—Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Meyers of Jerseyville have chosen the name John David for their infant son born at 7:12 p.m. June 12 at the Jersey Community Hospital. The baby weighed 8 pounds 11 ounces. He is a grandson of Mr. and Mrs. William Kuehnel and Mr. and Mrs. George Meyers of Jerseyville. Before her marriage Mrs. Meyers was Miss Virginia Kuehnel. Other children of the couple are Dennis 8 and Mark 4. Girl Born to Grafton Couple JERSEYVILLE—Mr. and Mrs. SILVER-RIDGE MKT. 636 E. BROADWAY EAST ALTON NEW OWNER.. "Gene". The Butcher The Best in Fine Meats . . . PORK CHOPS GROUND BEEF r 49* BAR B 0 RIBS 59 C T\vn major pirc-cs of legislation we fncr in the final weeks of the legislature are involved with the question of whether Illinois should permit the use of electronic equipment that records our private conversations without our permission. There are distinguished and responsible people on Iwth sides and the question is so fundamental to our basic rights that all citizens should take an interest. There is equipment which can record your phone conversations, and I am told equipment which can be pointed in your direction from more than 500 feet which can record a conversation between two people. One measure before the legislature says that this would be legal when authorized by certain law enforcement officials. The other measure says that all of it is 11 egal. Those who favor its use include people like the superintendent of Ihicago's police, Orlando Wilson, wiio unquestionably is doing a fine job in that city. Wilson says this could be a big help in tracking down hoodlum elements. Those who take the opposite view — and I am among them — feel that this is an invasion of the basic privacy to which every citizen is entitled. When our nation was founded, we established certain principles about the privacy of the home, aimed particularly at the practice of camping British soldiers in a home. The great threat to our privacy today is certainly n o t British soldiers; these new electronic devices could be. There will always be threats to freedom, both at home and abroad. We constantly should be on guard against them, whether that threat is the tyranny of Communism or the gradual chipping away of freedoms we possess. I frankly would not worry about granting someone like Orlando Wilson this authority. But by law you cannot give such authority to one man. All. law enforcement officials are not decent men. Giving them the authority to record private conversations could result in great abuses. We have had more than a few experiences in Illinois where law enforcement officials were primarily not interested in serving the public, but in serving certain underworld elements. Giving such people the authority to record private conversation could result in wholesale blackmail. A fundamental American free- political leaders and to complain nbout taxes or traffic or any- Country Style Lb. BOILED HAM Hunter's Lb. Pillsbury or Betty Crocker BISCUITS 3 80z. IQ- Cans I«V .Manhattan nncccc With $1>0 ° *iQr llUrrtC Purchase—Lb. W3G RADISHES OR GREEN ONIONS Ounces thing we feel like. If we want to do that in public, we should have that right. If we want to whisper it to our neighbor without having it recoixled, we should have that light. To give a citizen anything less than that is to compromise his freedom. Seldom is the legislature faced with such a basic decision on a lorn is the right to condemn our fundamental principle of our giv- ernment. >peration is continued public interest in seeing that we elect decent, honest sheriffs and state's attorneys. If we do that, we can control of other problem. If we don't do that, wire-tapping and recording of private conversations won't do the trick either. I hope that we do not become so eager to stop one evil that we authorize a greater evil. Letting the police go around and record My strong impression that what is needed tc stop the gangster *••• Carl Duncan of Grafton have given the name Brenda Sue to their infant daughter bom at 5:46 a.m. June 12 at the Jersey Community Hospital. The baby weighed 7 pounds 4 ounces. She is the eighth child of the couple and is a granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles De- Sherlia of Grafton; Raymond Duncan of Elsah and Mrs. Mattie Summers of California and is a great granddaughter of Mrs. Hatsmith of Grafton. Other children in the family are Carl Jr., 13, Ray Eugene 11, Charles 8, Marlene 7, Barbara Kay 6, Michael Allen 3 and Roger Hi. antl() pain SPRAY anesthetic used by doctors. What's more, it's antiseptic. Contains hexachlorophene to help prevent infection, aid healing. Brings additional roliel by moisturizing burned akin. w SUNBURN BURNS, .. 8Km '"RITATIONS New Instant Spray gives "no-touch" application... fast cooling, too! Acts on skin nerves with Benzocalne, used by doctors. 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