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Articles from January 13, 1997

Another Go at Reform; WILLIAM O. PITTS
It is tort reform legislation that is ahead of its time. Oh, there are no revolutionary provisions in the bill introduced by Rep. Wayne Pettigrew, R-Edmond. It is, however, a comprehensive piece of legislation containing many familiar tort liability...
Blue Chips End Rollercoaster Ride Up
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks plunged and then bounced to new highs Friday, boosting the Dow Jones industrials above 6,700, as bargain- hunting investors confidently ignored interest rates that rose on inflation fears.The Dow Jones industrial average rose...
Business Calendar; Mortgages
Information for the Business Calendar should be sent to Jim Powell, The Journal Record, P.O. Box 26370, OKC, 73126-0370, or by fax to 278-2890.Jan. 14Central Oklahoma Chapter Risk & Management Society Inc. January meeting, 11:45 a.m., at the Hilton Inn...
BUSINESSWorld
Following the eyeballsSAN FRANCISCO (NYT) -- Advertisers are loosening the purse strings and preparing to nearly triple their spending on the World Wide Web, pouring in hundreds of millions more dollars than last year. "1996 was a year of testing," says...
Civil
(CV71762J)NOTICE BY PUBLICATIONCase Number CJ-97-202-66 In the District Court within and for Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma. Wilmer W. Glover, Plaintiff, vs. Carrie Bell Glover, if deceased, her heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees...
Cooling at Wall Street Puts Emphasis on Dividends
NEW YORK -- After two straight years when capital gains told most of the story on Wall Street, some analysts think stock market investors will pay greater attention to dividends in 1997.Stock prices climbed more than 60 percent in the bull market surge...
Corporation Commission
(CD71739G)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 970 000121 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Indian Oil Company. Relief Sought: Force Pooling. Legal Description: Section 26, Township 10 North, Range 8 West, Grady County,...
Corporation Commission
(CD71780J)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause PD No. 970 000014 Before the Corporation Commission of Oklahoma. Applicant: Mobil Oil Corporation. Relief Sought: Establish Proper Packer Setting Depths. Legal Description: Parts of Sections 11, 12, 13, 14 and 24, Township...
Corporation Commission
(CD71750G)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 970-000122 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Valence Operating Company., Relief Sought: Increased Density. Legal Description: SW 1/4 of Section 22, Township 5 North, Range 5...
Corporation Commission
(CD71749G)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 970-000123 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Valence Operating Company., Relief Sought: Exception to OCC-OAC 165:10-13-9 and 165:10-17-11 {Separate Allowable}. Legal Description:...
Corporation Commission
(CD71767G)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 970 000129 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Stephens & Johnson Operating Co. Relief Sought: Increased Well Density. Legal Description: NW/4 SE/4 Section 11, T9N, R6E, Seminole...
Corporation Commission
(CD71781J)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause PD No. 970 000013 Before the Corporation Commission of Oklahoma. Applicant: Mobil Oil Corporation. Relief Sought: Approval of Perforated Intervals. Legal Description: Parts of Sections 11, 12 and 24, Township 1 South,...
Corporation Commission
(CD71769J)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 970 000110-T Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Continental Resources, Inc. Relief Sought: Increased Density. Land Covered: Section 17, Township 8 North, Range 18 East, Haskell...
Corporation Commission
(CD71768G)NOTICEPD 970 000006 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Ensign Operating Co. Relief Requested: Enhanced Recovery Injection Well. Well Name: NERMU #8. Well Location: 660 feet North of the South line and 1,980...
Crude Oil, Other Energy Futures Fall
Futures prices for crude oil and other energy products fell Friday in light trading as a lack of market-moving news led traders to take some profits.Light sweet crude oil for February delivery finished 28 cents per barrel lower at $26.09 per barrel on...
Designing Your Web Site
Adventures in cyberspace, web sites, browsers, Internet, information highway. These are new words determined to change our lives forever.What's it like in cyberspace? And should you be part of the action?Hyperspace Cowgirls is one of the few women-owned...
Drilling Activity Drops
Oklahoma's active rig count for the week ended Friday fell to its lowest in more than four months while the U.S. count declined to a three-month low.The state's rig count dropped five to 97 -- its first time below 100 since 99 rigs were recorded active...
Homeowner Wins Zoning Panel Battle
Oklahoma City officials hoping to force a restrictive rezoning measure on a homeowner in Crown Heights failed to gain the approval of Oklahoma City planners. The Planning Commission denied the measure, which could force it on to the City Council.At issue...
Internet Users Look beyond Buffet Pricing
SAN FRANCISCO -- Time is running out for Internet users who meander for hours without worrying about the bill.All-you-can-eat pricing plans allow on-line lingering that leaves others with long waits for connections. For some, particularly businesses...
Jury Consultant Picks Your Peers
At a time when it seems money can buy a reprieve and power can pardon and parole, attorneys are scrambling to ensure that the deck is evenly stacked and that their clients can match the cards the other side plays.That's where jury consultant Mark Ford...
Juvenile
(JV71763R)ALIAS NOTICE OFHEARING APPLICATION FOR DETERMINING CHILD ELIGIBLE FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT CONSENT OF LEGAL AND NATURAL FATHER AND HEARING ON ADOPTION OF MELISSA REA SCHUESSLER, A MINOR Case No. PA-96-96-56 In the District Court of Oklahoma County,...
Juvenile
(JV71774G)NOTICE OF HEARINGJF-96-815 In the District Court for Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma, Juvenile Division. In the Matter of: Tallon King, Savaughn King, Derreck King, Children Alleged to be Deprived. THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA TO: Mother: Leana...
Juvenile
(JV71775R)NOTICE OF HEARINGJF-96-2065 In the District Court for Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma, Juvenile Division. In the Matter of: Sarah McBride, Clifford McBride, Dylan McBride, Children Alleged to be Deprived. THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA TO: Mother:...
Juvenile
(JV71776R)NOTICE OF HEARINGJF-94-2016 In the District Court for Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma, Juvenile Division. In the Matter of: Gary Lyle Welty, Jr., Joey Ray Elbert Cashion, Children Alleged to be: Deprived. THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA TO: Father...
Lawyers Join Investigators to Try to Find Cause of TWA Crash
Federal investigators are not the only ones hunting for the cause of the crash of Trans World Airlines Flight 800.At a desolate airplane graveyard in California's Mojave Desert, Peter Jorgenson, a private investigator for a Manhattan lawyer, Lee S. Kreindler,...
Legal Debate on Assisted Suicide May Be Just Beginning
It's an issue that crosses political lines and religious ideologies -- physician-assisted suicide -- but it won't be resolved any time soon, despite the oral arguments that went in front of the U.S. Supreme Court last week.University of Tulsa College...
Machine Tool Demand Falls in U.S., Rises Overseas
WASHINGTON -- U.S. manufacturers decreased orders for machine tools in November for the second month in a row, while demand from abroad rebounded, industry figures show.U.S. orders for machine tools dropped 22.8 percent during the month to an estimated...
Macklanburg-Duncan Names Williams, Labbe Vice Presidents
Macklanburg-Duncan has announced the addition of two vice presidents. Steve Williams has been named vice president of marketing and Ronald Labbe will be vice president of national accounts.Williams will oversee the marketing and product development efforts...
Midwest City Banks on Economics of Traffic Safety
The correlation between highway safety and business growth has never been proven, but officials in Midwest City are about to start banking on it.A photo-detection system designed to catch motorists running red lights is expected to be installed in that...
Miscellaneous
(MS71737G)OKLAHOMA TURNPIKEAUTHORITY WILL ROGERS TURNPIKE ADVERTISEMENT FOR PROPOSAL CONTRACT NO. WR-MC-64 On February 10, 1997, the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority will receive sealed proposals sent by registered mail and received the day before the bid...
Miscellaneous
(MS71738G)OKLAHOMA TURNPIKEAUTHORITY CHEROKEE TURNPIKE ADVERTISEMENT FOR PROPOSAL CONTRACT NO. CHT-MC-1A On February 10, 1997, the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority will receive sealed proposals sent by registered mail and received the day before the bid opening...
Miscellaneous
(MS71765J)NOTICE OF APPLICATIONFOR TAX DEED 11-120 State of Oklahoma, County of Oklahoma ss. THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA TO: Certif. # 3241; IRS, 55 N. Robinson, OKC, OK 73103; Oklahoma Tax Commission, 2501 Lincoln Blvd., OKC, OK 73194 (5113 8598-6S); Frank...
Miscellaneous
(MS71779J)NOTICE OF APPLICATIONFOR TAX DEED 11-181 State of Oklahoma, County of Oklahoma ss. THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA TO: Hilario & Maria A. Ramos, 2815 W. Park Pl., OKC, OK. 73107; Hilario & Maria A. Ramos or current resident, 2815 W. Park Pl., OKC, OK....
Miscellaneous
(MS71764J)NOTICE OF APPLICATIONFOR TAX DEED 11-165 State of Oklahoma, County of Oklahoma ss. THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA TO: George Sutter, 840 9200 Ave., Spencer, OK, 73084; George Sutter, Box 495, Spencer, Oklahoma, 73084; George Sutter or Current Resident,...
Natural Gas Venture to Profit from Opening British Market
LONDON -- Beacon Gas, a joint venture of Amoco Corp. and Seeboard Plc, said it expects to be the biggest winner among natural gas suppliers hoping to steal customers from British Gas Plc when customers in southeast England get to choose their suppliers,...
New Cases before the District Court
Filings for 01/08/97CivilCJ-97-120 -- Bancoklahoma Trust Company as vs. Lindsey Joe Allen; Alleged Promissory Note; Byrd, Charles James Atty; Assg Division D- 7 Civil - Carolyn R. Ricks. CJ-97-121 -- Hubbard Mark Lewis vs. Bovaird Supply Company; Alleged...
New Locations
Received 12-31-96(Intents To Drill)NA-Information Not Available ALFALFA COUNTY Southwestern Energy Prod. Co., Thompson E.G. 1, 17-23N-10W, C SE SW, Red Fork 6430, TD 7392, El. 1399, Surf Csg. Depth: 559, Date Op. to Begin: ASAP. BEAVER COUNTY Trueblood...
Northern Lights Shine on Air Show
Some of the hottest flying acts in the world are scheduled to be in Oklahoma City June 13-15 for Aerospace America `97.A group of former pilots of the Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbirds are making a return visit to the show, only this time as civilians....
Oklahoma County Clerk: Quit Claim Deeds
QUIT CLAIM DEEDSReceived 1/09/97Sales Price Computed from Revenue Stamps. B 6999 P 1605 -- Lester C. Prince et ux to Paula Rhea Grizzle et ux, Sls Pr. $, pt SW4 Sec 14 T12N R2W IM. B 6999 P 1606 -- Virginia B. Smith et al to John S. Featherstone, Sls...
Only Safe Bets in Gambling May Be the Industry Big Wigs
The ups and steep downs of the gambling industry in 1996 -- and the prospect of tough sledding ahead -- were perhaps best captured by two large casinos in Las Vegas, Nev., that opened last year, the Stratosphere and the Monte Carlo.The Stratosphere,...
Pleadings & Filings
Civil Filings for 01/09/97CJ-87-3906 -- Cassity Edward Johnson vs. Ok Conf of Seventh Day Advent.; Scheduling Order/Amick R:1857 F:4251.CJ-87-3906 -- Cassity Edward Johnson vs. Ok Conf of Seventh Day Advent.; Supplemental Dfts Second Interrogatories...
Prices Fuel Record Drilling Expenditures
NEW YORK -- Spending on drilling new oil and gas fields reached a 15-year high last year as the industry regained confidence that exploration will pay off, a survey found.Exploration spending is projected to rise again this year, Salomon Brothers Inc....
Probate
(PR71770R)NOTICE OF HEARINGOF PETITION TO GRANT EASEMENT No. P-88-1274 In the District Court of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma. In the Matter of the Guardianship of Daniel J. Devine, an adult Incapacitated Person. Notice is hereby given that pursuant...
Recent Opening of Bikini Atoll Attracts Experienced Divers
The Navy Helldivers remain in place on the hangar deck of the U.S.S. Saratoga aircraft carrier, their wings folded and cockpits open, just as they were half a century ago.The 16-inch guns of the Nagato, the Japanese battleship from which Admiral Isoroku...
Seven-Year Low Unemployment
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Unemployment held steady near a seven-year low at 5.3 percent in December as the economy created 262,000 new jobs. A jump in service employment was the biggest since last spring.While the unexpectedly large increase in payroll employment...
Tax Reform Focus Turns to `Small Potatoes'
Goodbye, tax reform. Hello, tax relief.A year ago, scrapping the income tax system and replacing it with a flat tax, a national sales tax or just about any other tax was a leading topic in Washington. This year, the focus is on handing out tax goodies.The...
Texans to Battle over Property Tax Issue
DEER PARK, Texas -- Randy Voltz worries that the Shell Oil Co. petrochemical plant across the highway will soon send something besides customers to his restaurant: higher taxes."Shell's paying beaucoup dollars now and they don't like it," said the...
Trial Docket for the Okla. District Court, Criminal Motion Docket
Criminal Hearing DocketFor 01/15/97Hon. Charles G. Humble 09:00 CF-96-6429 -- State vs. Barnes Mysti Dawn AKA; Hearing. CF-96-6617 -- State vs. Williams Charles Richard Fox; Hearing. CF-96-6638 -- State vs. Hinrichs Carol S; Hearing. CF-96-7767 -- State...
Trial Docket for the Okla. District Court, Forcible Entry & Detainer Docket
Forcible Entry & Detainer DocketF.E.D. -- Master CalendarJanuary 15, 1997 09:00 A.M. Special SC-OK-96-24179 -- Cchm DBA Cokesbury Court Apts vs. Hirschhorn Bennett. SC-OK-97-323 -- Coolidge Oaks L P DBA vs. Nasreldin Dawn & Aly et al, Nasreldin Aly....
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,...