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Articles from March 24, 1997

AG Declares Restricting Tatooing Ads in State Unconstitutional
If your life is not complete without the word "Mother" etched across your chest or a delicate rose adorning your ankle, you have to go to another state to get your tattoo. But now, those "artists" who perform the intricate work can at least advertise...
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Arkadelphia Leaders See Prosperity in the Devastation
ARKADELPHIA, Ark. -- Mike Kolb winces at the destruction in his city but predicts it will recover from a violent tornado with a better economy and a more attractive downtown."You feel guilty sometimes thinking of the positive things that can occur,"...
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Better to Be Unhappy Than Unhappy and Broke
Consider how you would cope with these travel snafus.You've waited years for the big vacation, and you get summoned for jury duty and have to cancel your trip at the last minute. A blizzard results in your flight being canceled and missing a cruise departure.You...
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Book Publishers Lean towards Women
Last fall Matt Bialer, a book agent at William Morris, sent publishers the latest manuscript by Ed Gorman, the author of 17 works of fiction, primarily suspense novels that have had steady, if not spectacular sales. But Gorman's newest, The Poker Club,...
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Building a Recession Hedge out of Future Retirees
NEW YORK -- Younger people sometimes view the aging U.S. population as a problem. But at Host Marriott Corp., the growing ranks of the elderly are welcomed -- as a hedge against a recession.The company, which owns hotels managed by others, is paying...
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Business Calendar
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. March 25OSU-OKC Center for Environment & Energy Basic Environmental Law course, 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., at...
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BUSINESSWorld
A panther resortFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- Billionaire Wayne Huizenga's company that owns the Florida Panthers hockey team is adding to its resort holdings by agreeing to buy the Boca Raton Hotel & Club for $325 million in stock. The luxury oceanfront...
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Certified Travel Creates an Office Manager Team
Debbie Grayson has been promoted to manager of Certified Travel's office at 6401 Northwest Expressway.Claudia Goodpaster has been appointed to assistant manager to Grayson.Personnel Express Personnel Services International Headquarters has added two...
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Civil
(CV74351G)NOTICE BY PUBLICATIONCase No. CJ-97-1166 In the District Court of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma. Fleet Mortgage Corp., Plaintiff, v. Jack Brooks, and Spouse, if any; Diana Brooks, and Spouse, if any; Dave L. Comstock and Teresa M. Comstock,...
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Civil
(CV74347G)NOTICE BY PUBLICATIONCase No. CJ-97-788-62 In the District Court of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma. First National Bank of Midwest City, Plaintiff, vs. Eddie H. Johnson a/k/a Eddie Johnson a/k/a Haskel Edward Johnson, et al., Defendants....
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Civil
(CV74360R)NOTICE OF HEARINGRETURN OF A SALE OF REAL PROPERTY Case No. CJ-96-4817-65 In the District Court in and for Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma. B. Milton Bryan and Peggy Jo (Bryan) Neal, Plaintiffs, vs. Aud Bryan, and the Unknown and Unborn...
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Congress Politics May Stand in Way of Pay Increases for Federal Judges
WASHINGTON -- It's probably not a good idea to talk about salaries in front of federal judges. They don't like to be reminded that they haven't had a pay raise in four years.The prospects of finding something extra in their pay envelopes any time soon...
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Corporation Commission
(CD74363R)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 970 001314 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Seagull Mid-South Inc. Relief Sought: Pooling. Legal Description: All of Section 31, Township 5 North, Range 17 East, Pittsburg...
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Corporation Commission
(CD74361R)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 970 001299 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Gulf Production Corp. Relief Sought: Drilling and Spacing Units. Land Covered: NE/4 of Section 34, Township 13 North, Range 1 West,...
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Corporation Commission
(CD74355R)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 970 001285 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: DLB Oil & Gas, Inc. Relief Sought: Exception to OCC-OAC 165:10-15-2. Legal Description: E 1/2 NE 1/4 Section 15, Township 19 North,...
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Corporation Commission
(CD74362G)NOTICE OF HEARINGMOTION TO EXTEND TIME TO COMMENCE WELL UNDER POOLING ORDER NO. 406199 Cause CD No. 960 003565 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Gulf Production Corp. Relief Sought: Pooling. Land Covered:...
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Corporation Commission
(CD74356R)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 970 001284 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: DLB Oil & Gas, Inc. Relief Sought: Location Exception. Legal Description: E 1/2 NE 1/4 Section 15, Township 19 North, Range 7 West...
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Crude Oil Futures, Spot Prices Drop
Crude oil fell as traders considered higher imports against a backdrop of steadily rising U.S. demand for crude, now that more refineries are emerging from seasonal maintenance.Imports of crude into the U.S. rose to 7.849 million barrels a day last week,...
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Don't Expect Investors to Be Rattled
NEW YORK -- Even if the Federal Reserve is on the verge of pushing interest rates higher, some optimists on Wall Street say the bull market in stocks is still a long way from dead.The Fed's policy-setting Open Market Committee, which meets on Tuesday,...
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Economists Reign in Antitrust Battles
Observers were quick to note the irony of the brouhaha over the proposed merger of Staples and Office Depot. This union, like the blocked merger of the Rite-Aid and Revco drugstore chains last year, would never have been contested by the Federal Trade...
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Fund Managers Struggle with Increasing Inflow
BOSTON -- Mutual fund managers are finding it increasingly difficult to manage the flood of new money that's flowing into their funds.Just 19 percent of 3,705 equity funds tracked by Morningstar Inc. beat the returns of the Standard & Poor's 500 Index...
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Is the CPI Debate All Wet?
NEW YORK -- Maybe the Consumer Price Index UNDERstates inflation.That thought might sound defiant, or perhaps ill-informed or even heretical, following as it does the highly publicized opinions of the Federal Reserve chairman and the head of a Senate...
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Juvenile
(JV74350G)NOTICE OF HEARINGJF-95-546 In the District Court for Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma, Juvenile Division. In the Matter of: David Tevye Pruner, Child Alleged to be Deprived. THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA TO: Mother: Letha Nelson - 2324 Paradise S.W....
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Keating Vows to Comply with Pardon Laws
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Gov. Frank Keating vowed Thursday to comply with state law and the Constitution on pardons, while adding he was surprised to learn he had only a 90-day window to sign them."Whatever the law requires we will do -- that's my business,"...
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Learning a Lesson from Wells Fargo Bank
In 1865, Wells Fargo opened its first express office and banking house in Salt Lake City to handle the growing volume of gold and silver traveling overland. Whether sending funds to families back East, taking deposits, issuing drafts, or safeguarding...
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Learning Games People Play
Bernie McGowan can't get 100,000 fans in a stadium, standing, cheering and chanting an academically talented student's name for outstanding achievement. But he has developed a way for that student to receive recognition beyond the classroom.Simple as...
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Mega Star Trustee Joins Big Lawsuit
EUFAULA, Okla. (AP) -- The trustee overseeing the Mega Star amphitheater project can join a lawsuit stemming from the project's collapse, a judge has ruled.That will allow Neal Tomlins a chance to prove his allegations that nearly everyone involved with...
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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,...
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Motion Docket for Oklahoma County District Court
Motion Docketfor 03/26/97Hon. David M. Harbour 09:00 FD-90-1095 -- Walcher Gregory A (Freeman, Jack L) vs. Walcher Rhonda Renee; Motion to Support Support. Hon. Glenn M. Jones 14:00 FD-95-2428 -- Grady Sherry L (Irish, Jennifer Elizabeth) vs. Cockrell...
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Nation's Rig Count Climbs above 900
Led by a double-digit gain recorded for Texas, the U.S. rig count rose to its highest since the last week of 1992, according to a Houston survey.Texas' 19-rig increase to 348 for the week ended Friday boosted the nation's rig count above 900 for the...
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New Cases before the District Court
Filings for 03/19/97CivilCJ-97-1895 -- Gregory Doloras vs. Norvell Stanley D; Alleged Auto Negligence; Fuller, Donald Crosby Atty; Assg Division D-2 Civil - James B. Blevins. CJ-97-1896 -- Sexton Betty Jean et al, Sutton Shane William, Sexton Johna vs....
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New Corporations
Information includes name, service agent, address, and incorporator.Incorporated September 9, 1996.Emergency Management Associates PC Matthew R Warren, 200 W Norfolk St, Broken Arrow OK 74011-9001. Matthew R Warren. KJ's Photography LLC Kirk Robert Sanderson,...
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Oklahoma County Clerk: Federal Tax Lien Releases
FEDERAL TAX LIEN RELEASESReceived 3/20/97993 -- Stainless Products Inc, $536. 960 -- Food Fair Grocery Inc, $810. 996 -- Chastains DX Service, $1,049. 1002 -- Chastains DX Service, $1,049. 991 -- Custom Dressers Inc, $1,237. 978 -- ABC Child Care Corp,...
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Oklahoma County Clerk: Quit Claim Deeds
QUIT CLAIM DEEDSReceived 3/20/97Sales Price Computed from Revenue Stamps. B 7038 P 1518 -- Marc Jon Belliveau to Aaron Borbor Elliott, Sls Pr. $8,000, L16 B5 Grand View Place Addn, OKC. B 7038 P 1531 -- The Elizabeth Marie Stoner Trust to Oklahoma United...
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Pleadings & Filings
Civil Filings for 03/20/97CJ-88-6213 -- Shelley Brenda J. Et al vs. Kiwash Electric Cooperative, I; Court Clerk's Certificate (Fast Track).CJ-89-2532 -- Davis Ruby et al vs. State of Oklahoma ex rel et al; Pltf's Response to Dft Timothy B Gilbert. CJ-91-3739...
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Probate
(PR74346G)ORDER FOR HEARINGPETITION FOR SALE OF REAL PROPERTY AT PRIVATE SALE No. PG-94-381 In the District Court of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma. In the Matter of Emma Elizabeth Krivanek, also known as Emma E. Krivanek, incompetent person. It...
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Probate
(PR74370R)NOTICE OF HEARINGPETITION FOR PROBATE OF WILL, APPOINTMENT OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE, DETERMINATION OF HEIRS, DEVISEES AND LEGATEES AND ISSUANCE OF LETTERS TESTAMENTARY No. P-97-453-78 In the District Court of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma....
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Railroad Industry Kicks in Millions
WASHINGTON -- Oklahoma's freight railroads contributed more than $100 million directly to the state economy in 1995 through wages and retirement benefits to current and former railroad workers in the state, according to figures released by the Association...
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Sticker Woes in Store for Frequent Fliers
Next month, boarding an airplane might become a more frustrating process than it often already is.Beginning April 1, Airlines Reporting Corp., a clearinghouse owned by major U.S. airlines that processes tickets issued by travel agents, is barring the...
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Stocks Slide
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks slid Tuesday after another robust economic report fanned inflation fears and firmed expectations the Federal Reserve will slow the economy -- and company profits -- by raising interest rates.The Dow Jones industrial average plunged...
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Tax Task Force
It is getting to that point in the legislative session when the Legislature starts creating task forces to address or study specific problems in government. Most often these groups are formed with a time certain to complete their work and submit reports,...
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Trial Docket for the Okla. District Court, Criminal Motion Docket
Criminal Hearing DocketFor 03/26/97Hon. Charles G. Humble 09:00 CF-97-1278 -- State vs. Williams Amanda R; Prel Ann 1st Setting. CF-96-4963 -- State vs. Lichliter James T; Hearing / Atty Jerry Jones. CF-96-5117 -- State vs. Smith Gerald Robert; Waiver...
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Trial Docket for the Okla. District Court, Forcible Entry & Detainer Docket
Forcible Entry & Detainer DocketF.E.D. -- Master CalendarMarch 26, 1997 09:00 A.M. Special SC-OK-97-5480 -- Parker Mobile Home Park Inc vs. Hammitt Les. SC-OK-97-5481 -- Gemco Investment Corp vs. Cook Valerie. SC-OK-97-5482 -- Gemco Investment Corp vs....
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Vail Investors Build an Amusement Park High in the Rockies
N.Y. Times News Service</P><P>CLMN:VAIL, Colo. -- A few decades ago, a shack at the top of a ski mountain meant a place to kick off your boots and sip warm soup. Through time, the old huts turned into cafeterias, and later, gourmet restaurants....
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Wall Street Analysts See Scary Parallels to 1973
In the wacky world of Wall Street, circa 1997, trends can seem to reverse overnight. That happened Thursday, when smaller stocks, especially technology ones, turned around and rose, even as big ones fell. But one trend has been going on for years, and...
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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,...
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Why Does Someone "Blow the Whistle?"
NEW YORK -- Richard Lundwall has only himself to blame.The 55-year-old former personnel executive for Texaco Inc. secretly recorded supervisors disparaging blacks and turned the tapes over to lawyers representing workers suing the company for discrimination....
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