Gen. No. 10,890.

96 Ill. App.2d 454 (1968)

238 N.E.2d 261

Illinois Broadcasting Company, a Corporation, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. City of Decatur, a Municipal Corporation, and General Electric Cablevision Corporation, Defendants-Appellees.

Appellate Court of Illinois — Fourth Division.

June 12, 1968.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Robert D. Owen and Edward Booth, Greanias & Owen, of Decatur, for appellant.

Hilmer C. Landholt, Corporation Counsel, of Decatur, and Samuels, Miller, Schroeder, Jackson & Sly, of Decatur (Thomas W. Samuels and E.W. Schroeder, of counsel), for appellees.


Some city ordinances involving community antenna television — CATV — are here for review. The attack upon their validity has been repelled. Proponent is defendant, General Electric Cablevision Corporation (General) and contestant is plaintiff, Illinois Broadcasting Company (Illinois), who effects this appeal. One of the ordinances grants or permits General to use the streets, alleys, etc. for CATV purposes — "the franchise ordinance...

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