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Articles from June 13, 1996

Additives Set Gasoline Apart from Other Goods
A barrel full of marketers give it enough names to clog a pipeline. They tout the virtues of their additives, each labeled in 21st century technosplendor.But in the gasoline you put in your car, names don't mean as much as you probably always thought.Although...
Aerospace America Show to Take off Friday
It's that time of year again when aviation aficionados can get their fill of watching airplanes.All types of airplanes -- those that fly and those that don't.Civilian airplanes, little airplanes, military airplanes, antique airplanes and World War II...
Agencies Rediscover Advantages of Outdoor Advertising
Michael Pearson sculpts larger-than-life objects like bugs, baseball bats and witches. Last month, his company, Atomic Props and Effects Ltd., created eight Amazon-sized swimsuit-clad women, perched on short diving boards, for a billboard in Minneapolis...
Bond Market Blues Deflate Afternoon Blue-Chip Rally Technology-Heavy NASDAQ Outperforms Larger-Company Dominated NYSE
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks succumbed again to the worsening mood of the bond market, surrendering most of their gains Wednesday despite a tame inflation reading and an upbeat report on semiconductor orders.The Dow Jones industrial edged down 0.37 point...
Boone Pickens Forced out at Mesa after Restructuring
IRVING, Texas -- Boone Pickens will step down as chairman and chief executive of Mesa Inc., the natural gas company he used to launch a host of takeover bids in the 1980s.Pickens, 68, who made hostile bids for big oil companies such as Gulf Oil Co....
California Bank Targets Sooner Start-Ups
San Francisco-based Silicon Valley Bank, led by former First Interstate chief John Dean, is targeting emerging Oklahoma growth companies in an aggressive expansion of its lending program to the Sooner state.The bank, with $1.5 billion in assets, has...
Calling Dr. Bombay! Calling Dr. Bombay!
DEAR DR. BOMBAY: I installed Windows 95's on-line user's manual, but I can't find it. How do I use it, and is it any more complete than the book that came with Win95? -- HelplessDEAR HELPLESS: You'll be happy to know that the on-line user's guide is...
Civil
(CV64248G)NOTICE BY PUBLICATIONCase No. CJ-96-3996-65 In the District Court of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma. Shirley Louise Weaver, Plaintiff, vs. Lucille Irene Pahlke, et al., Defendants. THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA TO: Olive K. Harrison, a single woman,...
Corporation Commission
(CD64193R)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 960 002171 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Amoco Production Company. Relief Sought: Exception to OCC-OAC 165:10-13-9 and 165 10-17-11 {Separate Allowable}. Legal Description:...
Corporation Commission
(CD64192R)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 960 002177 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Amoco Production Company. Relief Sought: Increased Density. Legal Description: Section 16, Township 17 North, Range 11 West of the...
Corporation Commission
(CD64183A)NOTICECause PD No. 960 000450 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Diamond A Inc. Relief Requested: Enhanced Recovery Injection Well. Well Name: Zebb McBride No. 1-35. Well Location: 660 Feet North of the South...
Corporation Commission
(CD64182A)NOTICECause PD No. 960 000451 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Diamond A Inc. Relief Requested: Enhanced Recovery Injection Well. Well Name: Sacket A-1. Well Location: 1,980 Feet North of the South Line...
Corporation Commission
(CD64185A)NOTICECause PD No. 960 000447 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Diamond A Inc. Relief Requested: Enhanced Recovery Injection Well. Well Name: Rexroat No. 3-A. Well Location: 829 Feet North of the South Line...
Cross Co. Seeks Ways to Make Pens More Attractive to Younger Consumers
Along with brides, diplomas and problems in the Red Sox bullpen, Cross pens were once a staple of June.No young scholar, it seemed, could graduate from school without receiving the obligatory gift of a Century pen and pencil set made by A.T. Cross Co....
Crumbling Highway System Faces Crisis
Oklahoma's transportation infrastructure is crumbling and highway users groups are pushing for money to avoid what they warn could be a crisis.Highways and bridges in the state are deteriorating at a time when more transportation infrastructure is needed...
Early Bird Special?
The city of Sarasota is considering a curfew to keep young people from hanging around the streets late at night.While I, like most mature Americans, believe that we should do everything in our power to make life miserable for young people, I'm not sure...
Firms Scramble to Get in on Deals to Supply the U.N. Peacekeeping Agency Tries Dispelling Reputation among Businesses as Being a Difficult Customer
UNITED NATIONS -- Companies are scrambling to maneuver the maze of U.N. bureaucracy and cash in on the billions of dollars spent to supply peacekeepers and relief missions with everything from cars to combat rations to condoms.Representatives of some...
Gasoline Futures Decrease on Concerns about Demand
NEW YORK (AP) -- Gasoline futures fell Wednesday on concerns that demand might not reach expectations.The decline dragged crude prices down slightly, but heating oil prices rose as new inventory figures showed stocks remain well below last year, analysts...
Getting around the Home Office Approval Stall Tactic
I need home office approval before I can buy. Not!More than half the time you hear the line, "I need home office approval," it's a lie, a stall tactic that frustrates and deceives. The challenge this objection presents is to find out if it's the truth...
Intrust Banks Seek Merger to Terminate Duplications
Two local banks owned by Wichita-based Intrust Financial Corp. are requesting to merge in order to consolidate the entities and eliminate duplicate operations.The Oklahoma State Banking Board is scheduled to consider approval of the merger of The First...
Judicial Panel Sides with Free Speech; Blocks Law Barring Indecent Material
PHILADELPHIA -- A panel of federal judges blocked enforcement of a new law barring "indecent" material on the Internet, saying Wednesday that the worldwide computer network is protected by the First Amendment guarantee of free speech.In trying to make...
Lack of Transportation Spending Decried
NEW YORK (AP) -- The American Automobile Association said Wednesday that the federal government isn't spending enough to maintain the nation's deteriorating roads, bridges and air traffic control systems, threatening the lives of motorists and travelers."It...
Microsoft Buys Maker of Retailing Software
SEATTLE -- Microsoft Corp. cut another corner in its drive to catch up in the Internet software arena by acquiring a leading maker of electronic retailing software.Microsoft's purchase of eShop Inc., based in San Mateo, Calif., will let the software...
Miscellaneous
(MS64237G)CERTIFICATE OFFICTITIOUS NAME KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS: That David P. Roberts, Russell L. Roberts, Juanita Roberts, Personal Representative of the Estate of James H. Roberts, deceased, and William A. Roach, Jr. are associated as partners...
Miscellaneous
(MS64232A)NOTICE OF SALEOF REAL ESTATEPURCHASED BY OKLAHOMACOUNTY AT RESALE Notice is hereby given pursuant to Oklahoma Statute 1991, Section 68-3135, that the following real estate: 2726 01-496 5338 aka 1347 NW 1Lots 25 & 26, Block 11, Parker & Colcord...
Mortgages
A list of mortgages filed with the Oklahoma County Clerk's office is published daily in The Journal Record. Information listed for each mortgage includes book and page numbers, names of the mortgagor and mortgagee, mortgage loan amount, property description,...
New Corporations
Information includes Name, Date Incorporated, Service Agent, Address and Incorporators. Incorporated March 12, 1996Lone Wolf Gas, Inc., John Meadors III Hwy 75 So Wetumka OK 74883, H J Schafer III.Clean Machine, Inc., Richard Magness HC 68 Box 209M Kingston...
Notice of Hearing Confirming Sale
(CS64198G)NOTICE OF HEARINGCONFIRMATION OFSHERIFF'S SALECJ-96-1709-66 In the District Court of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma. Transamerica Financial Services, (Inc.), a Corporation, Plaintiff, vs. Norman R. Houston and Alta Faye Houston, Husband...
Notice of Hearing Confirming Sale
(CS64196G)NOTICE OF HEARINGCONFIRMATION OFSHERIFF'S SALENo. CJ-96-652-67 In the District Court of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma. United Companies Lending Corporation, a corporation, Plaintiff, vs. Robert Culberson; Spouse of Robert Culberson, If...
Notice of Hearing Confirming Sale
(CS64197A)NOTICE OF HEARINGCONFIRMATION OFSHERIFF'S SALECJ-95-7810-66 In the District Court of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma. United Companies Lending Corporation, a corporation, Plaintiff, vs. Charles Risby; Spouse of Charles Risby, if any; Carrie...
Orza Touts Capitalism at SBA Luncheon
Starting new businesses and making them successful is easier in the United States than anywhere else in the world because financing is available and can be obtained quicker.That was a factor emphasized by Vince Orza, founder and chairman of Eateries...
Panel Accepts 95% Complete Ballpark Plans
The Bricktown ballpark, estimated to cost $23.9 million, will be built within budget, Oklahoma City Mayor Ron Norick said Wednesday.Until construction bids are opened on the project in July everything is just a budget, "an estimate until we know what...
Probate
(PR64207G)NOTICE OF HEARINGPETITION FOR PROBATEOF WILL, APPOINTMENTOF PERSONALREPRESENTATIVE ANDDETERMINATION OFHEIRS, DEVISEESAND LEGATEESCase No. P 96-689-78 In the District Court of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma. In the Matter of the Estate of...
Probate
(PR64247G)NOTICE OF RETURNOF SALE OF REALPROPERTY BYPRIVATE SALENo. P 96-57 In the District Court of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma. In the Matter of the Estate of Melvin DeHaai, Deceased. TO THE HEIRS OF Melvin DeHaai: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant...
Public Notices
(CY64252A)(Published By The Journal RecordJune 13, 1996.) NOTICE TO ARCHITECTS,ENGINEERS, AND PLANNERS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the City of Oklahoma City has a certain Capital Improvement project which requires the services of a consulting firm.In...
Public Notices
(CY64204J)(Published By The Journal RecordJune 13, 1996.) NOTICE Records indicate that deposits on accounts for the following names and addresses remain unclaimed. The City hereby notifies these account holders that unless the deposit is claimed within...
Report Indicates Confidence in Oil Prices Runs out of Gas
Concerns that oil prices are headed toward a downward spiral are beginning to show up in Oklahoma Corporation Commission data on new energy drilling activity.Filings at the commission preparatory to actual drilling for oil and gas increased only 2 percent...
Sheriff's Sale
(SS64223G)NOTICE OFSHERIFF'S SALECase No. CJ-96-242-62 In the District Court of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma. Bank of Oklahoma, N.A., formerly Fidelity Bank, N.A., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, as Trustee for the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency, Plaintiff,...
Sheriff's Sale
(SS64225A)NOTICE OFSHERIFF'S SALED.C. No. CJ-96-291-61 Notice is hereby given that in pursuance of an execution and order of sale issued out of the District Court of Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, on the 5th day of June, 1996, in an action wherein BancOklahoma...
Sheriff's Sale
(SS64224G)NOTICE OFSHERIFF'S SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that on the 16th day of July, 1996, at 2:00 p.m., Oklahoma County Courthouse, in the City of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, the Sheriff of said County will offer for sale and sell, with appraisement,...
Sheriff's Sale
(SS64227A)NOTICE OFSHERIFF'S SALED.C. No. CJ-96-789-62 Notice is hereby given that in pursuance of an execution and order of sale issued out of the District Court of Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, on the 23rd day of May, 1996, in an action wherein BancOklahoma...
Sheriff's Sale
(SS64222J)NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALECase No. CJ-95-6902-65 In the District Court of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma. American General Finance, Inc., Plaintiff, vs. Ronald Mitchell a/k/a Ronald J. Mitchell and Beverly Mitchell a/k/a Beverly A. Mitchell,...
Sheriff's Sale
(SS64226A)NOTICE OFSHERIFF'S SALED.C. No. CJ-94-1755 Notice is hereby given that in pursuance of an execution and order of sale issued out of the District Court of Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, on the 29th day of May, 1996, in an action wherein BancOklahoma...
Slight Slowdown Fails to Soothe Inflation Jitters
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Consumer inflation was up 0.3 percent last month, pushed higher by another jump in gasoline prices and the biggest increase in the cost of natural gas in nearly 14 years.The Labor Department reported Wednesday that the May increase...
Sports Violence Unacceptable
It's the public's passive acceptance of Albert Belle's meanness in particular and the growing violence of sports in general that bothers me the most.There seems to be no outrage -- no national public demand that Belle, a Cleveland home run slugger, be...
State Rands among Best Places to Live
Oklahoma improved its ranking in this year's Money magazine list of 300 best places to live in the United States.Lawton led the way in Oklahoma, being ranked No. 152, although that was well below its No. 85 ranking of a year ago in the list of the 300...
Studies Suggest Debt Levels in U.S. Are Not out of Hand
NEW YORK (AP) -- As Americans charge up a storm, some new studies suggest that debt is not out of hand.Even with consumer debt over $1 trillion, the borrowing figures "are not daunting," The Conference Board, a nonprofit business- sponsored study group,...
This Week: Fore!
Q: Anything interesting or usefulon the Internet about golf?Depends on how you define "useful."Interesting, definitely.Understand, please, that Cybergeek never actually goes outdoors to play golf. (They still call him "Dr. Divot" at The Greens, and...
Warranty Deeds
A list of Warranty Deeds filed with the Oklahoma County Clerk's office is published daily in The Journal Record. Information listed for each warranty deed includes book and page numbers, the owner of the property granting the property to a new owner,...
Wheat Forecast Up
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In Oklahoma, farmer Brad Brainard had too little rain for his wheat crop this year. In Illinois, Jon Zeeb had too much.The result: The smallest winter wheat crop since 1978, the government predicted Wednesday, although its official...