Transmitter Myers

Nebraska last week became the first state in the union to have all of its power companies in effect publicly owned. The last private-power company, Omaha's Nebraska Power Co., was bought by a group of Omaha citizens, thanks to the free but personally profitable enterprise of Utility-Promoter Guy C. Myers. But Nebraska Power Co. had not moved easily from its private moorings. In its glacier-slow passage from private to public hands, Nebraska Power split the citizens of Omaha into warring groups, at times chilled even the enthusiasm of Promoter Myers. But Promoter Myers does not stay chilled long.

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