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F Manning - li)2«j Lower Rates Foj Power Subject |)f...
li)2«j Lower Rates Foj Power Subject |)f Group's Discussion Wood River, East Alton, Koxnna Alen Feet Tonight Further discussion concerning ways and means of securing from th« Illinois' Power &. Light Co., which supplies them \vlth electric power, lower domestic current rates will be the topic of discussion tonight during the second meeting of ft Joint committee composed of committees appointed from the governing bodies of Wood River, East Alton, and Rox- The meeting will be held at the Wood River City Hall, and will be attended by not only the committees appointed by the governing bodies, but also by the executives and legal advisors of the communities mentioned. Name. Joint Body At the last meeting, held two weeks ago, tho Joint committee decided to request the governing bodies which appointed them to choose a man from each community Who could serve, with the legal advisor of each community, on a smaller Joint committee which would meet with officials of the Illinois Power & Light Co. to discuss feasablllty of the lower rates. The function of the meeting tonight, it is expected, ivlll be to hold) a round-table discussion of >the rates In the three communities Jmvolved, and to decide upon the IssueM'^hlch the smaller committee will prwent to the pbwcr company offlclalrf Burlng their meeting. Most of the last meeting, ol large committee was taken up discussing the feasablllty of trying for lower rates, and with organizing the general plan of the campaign. Name Representatives During the past week the govern- ng bodies of the communities have been appointing the single representatives to serve on the smaller committee with their legal advisors. The Wood River City Council Monday night appointed Alderman Henry Schnauffcr to serve with City At- torney Francis Manning. Tuesday night the East Alton Board appointed Trustee R. E. Ford, and Wednes- clcy nltiht the Roxana Village Board of Trustees appointed L. C. Bland to serve with the corporation counsel, L. H. Holland.

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 22 Nov 1929, Fri,
  3. Page 2

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