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Articles from August 12, 1996

Business Calander
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 278-6907. Aug. 13OKC Assoc. of Professional Mortgage WomenMeeting at Quail Creek Golf & Country Club, 3501 Quail Creek...
Business World
Clucking with disapprovalISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) -- Why did the chicken cross the road?To protest the high cost of chicken feed.About 500 members of the Pakistan Poultry Association released hundreds of chickens onto a road next to the provincial assembly...
Car Arbitration Clauses Questioned
A recent practice to include arbitration clauses in car sales contracts has some consumer protection advocates concerned.The clauses require consumers to submit their claims against car dealers to arbitration instead of bringing an action in court.However,...
Civil
(CV66337A)NOTICE OF HEARINGCase No. CJ-96-5408-62 In the District Court in and for Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma. In the Matter of the Application of Kevin Craig and Sherry L. Craig, for a Decree vacating a portion of the Plat of Lot One (1), Block...
Corporation Commission
(CD66291R)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 960 003014 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Unit Petroleum Company. Relief Sought: Pooling. Legal Description: All of Section 19, Township 6 North, Range 9 West, Caddo County,...
Corporation Commission
(CD66294R)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 960 003012 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: DLB Oil & Gas, Inc. Relief Sought: Location Exception. Legal Description: Section 9, Township 18 North, Range 18 West of the IM,...
Corporation Commission
(CD66310N)AMENDEDNOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 960 002904-T Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: The Home-Stake Royalty Corporation. Address: 15 East 5th St., Suite 2800, Tulsa, OK 74102. OTC Operator No.: 16288. Notice...
Corporation Commission
(CD66293R)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 960 003013 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: DLB Oil & Gas, Inc. Relief Sought: Pooling. Legal Description: Section 6, Township 24 North, Range 17 West of the IM, Woodward County,...
Corporation Commission
(CD66295R)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 960 003011 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: DLB Oil & Gas, Inc. Relief Sought: Location Exception. Legal Description: Section 6, Township 24 North, Range 17 West of the IM,...
Corporation Commission
(CD66297N)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 960 003002 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: CoEnergy Midcontinent, Inc. Relief Sought: Increased Density. Legal Description: Section 33, Township 6 North, Range 25 ECM, Beaver...
Corporation Commission
(CD66318G)AMENDEDNOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 960 002998 Before the Corporation Commission of Oklahoma. Applicant: Bear Productions, Inc. Relief Sought: Increased Well Density. Legal Description: Section 9, Township 7 North, Range 21 East, Haskell County,...
Corporation Commission
(CD66323G)NOTICECause PD No. 960 000569 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Ensign Operating Co. Relief Requested: Enhanced Recovery Injection Well. Well Name: RMU #3. Well Location: 1,980 feet North of the South line...
Corporation Commission
(CD66322G)NOTICECause PD No. 960 000570 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: EOG (Oklahoma) Inc. Relief Requested: Enhanced Recovery Injection Well. Well Name: DCCGU #8. Well Location: 1,320 feet North of the South line...
Corporation Commission
(CD66309J)SECOND NOTICEOF HEARINGCause CD No. 960 002414 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Michael S. Battles, Director of Oil and Gas Conservation Division, Oklahoma Corporation Commission. Relief Sought: State-wide...
Corporation Commission
(CD66324G)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 960 003019 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: CoEnergy Midcontinent, Inc. Relief Sought: Increased Density. Legal Description: Section 25, Township 20 North, Range 22 West, Woodward...
Corporation Commission
(CD66296N)AMENDED NOTICE OFPROPOSED RULEMAKINGCause RM No. 960 000016 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. In the Matter of a Rulemaking of The Oklahoma Corporation Commission Considering the Adoption of Certain Rules of Practice...
Former Broker Files Motion in Dispute Involving AT&T
Charlotte Plotner, a former real estate broker, has filed a motion to withdraw the reference in bankruptcy court in an ongoing battle between her, AT&T, and the law firm of McKinney, Stringer.In the original complaint, Plotner alleged that AT&T and...
GM Races to Get New Vehicle out in 24 Months
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. -- General Motors Corp. is aiming to bring a new car or truck from the drawing board to the showroom floor in 24 months.GM now spends more than 40 months to develop a new vehicle, compared with 34 months for Ford Motor Co. and 31...
Greenspan Gets Credit in Europe for `Miracle'
PARIS -- On the eve of the Republican Party convention, admiring European analysts are hailing what they call America's economic "miracle," but several of them insist the main credit should go to Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan, not to President...
Lawsuit by McDonald's Raises Small Town Store Owner's Ire
SPRINGERVILLE, Ariz. -- Merle Harper figures he earned his spurs in Round Valley more than a few years ago.After all, Harper's Western Drug store has stuck it out for 37 years through every bust cycle in the White Mountains timber and cattle industry....
Leaving Mesa, Pickens Helps in Hunt for Successor
IRVING, Texas -- Boone Pickens, who used Mesa Inc. to lead some of the most notorious takeover bids of the 1980s, is moving on, retiring after four decades with his beloved oil and gas company.Pickens says he won't be looking back -- there'll be no regrets...
Market Tremors Shake Up Debate over Mutual Funds
NEW YORK -- With the wide swings in stock prices over the last several weeks, a debate has intensified over the role played by mutual funds in Wall Street's long bull market.The sharp setback suffered by stocks in the first half of July coincided with...
McCaskill General Agent for MassMutual
Thomas McCaskill III has been appointed the general agent for MassMutual-The Blue Chip Co. in Oklahoma City. He began his career with MassMutual in 1988 as agency recruiter and unit sales manager in the Wichita agency. He has been a Million Dollar Round...
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 Ideas Travel on Trade Corridor
MONTERREY, MEXICO -- Shift those paradigms, shred those regulations and forget everything you've learned about the import and export business.There's a new game in town -- especially for manufacturers distributing products throughout North America --...
New Locations
Received 4-5-96(Intents To Drill)NA-Information Not AvailableBLAINE COUNTYLouis Dreyfus Natural Gas Corp., Bishop 1-34, 34-19N-11W, S/2 N/2 S/2 NW, 720fsl-1320fwl, Mississippi Solid 8430, TD 9100, El. 1256, Surf. Csg. Depth: 600, Date Op. to Begin: Upon...
Oh, Promise Me: Court OKs Modified Prenuptial Plans
The Oklahoma Court of Appeals declared last week that prenuptial agreements can be modified by the parties after marriage.Judge Richard M. Perry reversed the trial court's ruling that antenuptial agreements could not be modified during the marriage....
Oil Firms Cater to Convenience
Customer service has become the main weapon as oil companies battle to gain a bigger piece of the heavily populated convenience store pie.Many convenience stores say employing good people, who provide good service, offering quality gasoline products...
Olympic Bombing Suit Points to Issue of Adequate Security
ATLANTA -- A week after a crude pipe bomb exploded at the AT&T Global Olympic Village in Atlanta, the legal shrapnel is still flying at AT&T Corp.Nobody's accusing AT&T of setting the July 29 bomb, which killed one person and wounded more than 100. But...
Panel Recommends Landfill Rule Change
City officials have approved a plan which would force landfill operators and developers to increase the space between residential land and landfills.The measure, which will increase the required separation from 300 to 1,000 feet, was approved by the...
Plan in Advance to Avoid Middle Seat in Air Travel
Not many people prefer to sit in the middle of an airplane. On Boeing 767 jumbo jets, one out of every seven seats is in the middle, which means the plane has to be more than 80 percent full before middle seats are assigned.On Boeing 727s, 737s, and...
Poor Work Conditions Force Truckers to Seek New Jobs
CHICAGO -- Bart Schuster, a 25-year-old truck driver for Ryder System Inc., remembers the time a former employer left him stranded in Florida for days with no cargo and no destination."They told me to just start driving west until they could figure...
Probate
(PR66331G)NOTICE OF HEARINGON PETITION FOR PROBATEOF LAST WILL ANDTESTAMENT AND FORAPPOINTMENT OF PERSONALREPRESENTATIVECase No. P-96-969-78 In the District Court of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma. In the Matter of the Estate of George Whitney, Deceased....
Probate
(PR66339A)NOTICE OF HEARINGPETITION FOR JUDICIALDETERMINATION OFDEATH AND TERMINATIONOF JOINT TENANCYCase No. P-96-516-56 In the District Court of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma. In The Matter Of The Judicial Determination Of Death Of: Grace L. Reynolds....
Probate
(PR66313G)NOTICE OF HEARINGPETITION FOR PROBATEOF WILL, APPOINTMENTOF PERSONALREPRESENTATIVE,DETERMINATION OFHEIRS, LEGATEES ANDDEVISEES, AND ISSUANCEOF LETTERS TESTAMENTARYNo. P-96-967-78 In the District Court of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma....
Probate
(PR66341A)NOTICE FOR HEARINGFINAL REPORT AND FINALACCOUNT OF EXECUTORAND PETITION FOR ORDERALLOWING FINAL REPORTAND FINAL ACCOUNT,DETERMINING HEIRSHIPAND FINAL DECREE OFDISTRIBUTION ANDDISCHARGECase No. P-95-920 In the District Court of Oklahoma County,...
U.S. Rig Count Continues Climb; State Rises by One
Oklahoma's rig count remained steady for the week ended Friday as the U.S. count continued to climb after surpassing 800 the prior week for the first time since December 1994.The nation's count totaling 809 was up eight from the previous week.The U.S....
Verdict against Tobacco Maker Offsets Positive Inflation News
NEW YORK (AP) -- A late afternoon verdict against a leading tobacco maker pulled most stock measures lower Friday, erasing slim gains on a tame inflation report that sent interest rates lower in the bond market.The Dow Jones industrial average fell 32.18...
Visit Reveals Carlsbad Caverns' Beauty
SLAUGHTER CANYON, N.M. -- We were mindful of the heat, cautious about scorpions and careful to carry plenty of water. But a thorn by any other name is, after all, still only a thorn. So I circled the cactus, a walking stick cholla, and stood on tiptoe...
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,...
Wells Spudded
Received 8-5-96NA-Information Not AvailableBEAVER COUNTYEnron Oil and Gas Co., Geraldine 30-1, 30-1N-28ECM, CNW4.CADDO COUNTYEnron Oil and Gas Co., Patterson 34-1, 34-10N-12W, CE2 NW4.COMANCHE COUNTYBrenneis Oil Co., Schoolland Ruby 12, 19-2N-10W, SW4...
When Rules Are Too Much
Entrepreneurs constantly complain about all the rules and regulations coming down from the federal government on how to run an "ergonomic" friendly, environmentally sound workplace.By the way, what is ergonomic or an ergonomic? Basically, it's a comfortable...
Wholesale Prices Unchanged; Inflation Rate Stays in Check
WASHINGTON -- Wholesale prices, which had been bubbling up earlier this year, were flat in July with no sign of boiling over in the near future.The Labor Department said Friday its Producer Price Index was unchanged after a modest 0.2 percent advance...

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