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Articles from November 12, 1999

American Hotel Association Names Slater Chairman
Robert E. Slater, president of Oklahoma City-based Southern Hospitality, is the first Oklahoma chairman of the American Hotel and Motel Association.In his new role, Slater intends to focus on "awakening the sleeping giant" of the American lodging industry...
Arlington Arms Apartments Sold
Arlington Arms LLC has bought the 92-unit Arlington Arms Apartments at 1000 NW 105th St. for $805,000 from Cotner Properties LP. The property was 80 percent occupied at the time of sale. Dean Lemmons of Dean Lemons & Associates represented the buyer...
Businesses Face Large Y2K Licensing Fees
NEW YORK (AP) B Some businesses that thought they'd fixed their Y2K problems may still find themselves in for a millennial shock. Companies that use the most popular technique for eradicating the Year 2000 bug are getting an unexpected bill for thousands,...
Clinton Renames Office Building near White House
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Mark Twain called it "the ugliest building in America." Harry Truman called it "the greatest monstrosity in America." Now you should call it the Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building. The massive building next to the White...
Deep in the Bible Belt, a Counterattack on the Nation's Worst Divorce Rate
In a back room at the First Church of the Nazarene, eight couples -- young and engaged -- rise beside their metal chairs, lift their right hands and repeat their weekly pledge. "I will never get divorced." The tone is stout, almost soldierly. Aptly so,...
Denied by Integration
BALTIMORE (AP) B When Dr. Jesse Coggins died 36 years ago, he left $2.3 million to the Keswick nursing home, with a condition B that it admit only whites. The money wasn't available right away in 1963, because the will stipulated that other heirs had...
Edmond Plots Downtown Growth
Unlike the countless number of smaller town and suburban cities across the country that have sacrificed their downtown areas in favor of outer fringe development, the City of Edmond is working to ensure its central business district does not share in...
Equity Realty
Equity Realty has completed four transactions in Norman totaling 4,160 square feet.John and Cynthia Cashman of Breakway Interactive leased 1,283 square feet of office space, at 2635 Van Buren in the Riverside Building, from Trails Perimter. They will...
Expansion Costs Hurt Eateries' Third Quarter Results
OKLAHOMA CITY (JR) -- Expansion and marketing costs ate into earnings for Eateries Inc. for the third quarter.The operator of 76 restaurants on Thursday reported a net loss for the quarter of $518,378, or 17 cents per share, compared with net income...
Holiday Session Ends with Mixed Results
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks ended narrowly mixed Thursday in a quiet session marked by optimism about high-tech companies and lingering pessimism about the possibility of rising interest rates. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 2.44 to close at 10,595.30....
Investors Buy Willow Walk Apartments
OKLAHOMA CITY (JR) -- A San Francisco-based investor group has bought the 120-unit Willow Walk Apartments for a reported $2.1 million.The complex at 3808 N. Ann Arbor, near NW 36th Street, was acquired by Willow Walk Apartments LLC. Orchard Park, N.Y.-based...
Keeping in Step with Today's Fashion
Civic leader Jean Gumerson, president of Presbyterian Hospital Foundation, was right in step with fashion the other night when she appeared at a party draped in a burgundy-colored, soft, soft shawl.Bob Benham, CEO of Balliet's, is right in the same fashion...
Kerr-McGee Makes Another Discovery in Gulf of Mexico
OKLAHOMA CITY (JR) -- Kerr-McGee has made a natural gas discovery in the Gulf of Mexico, on Garden Banks block 184.The 14,625-foot discovery well is located in the flex trend area in 692 feet of water. Kerr-McGee officials estimated Thursday the well...
Macy Says He Has Support for State Trial
Oklahoma County District Attorney Bob Macy takes issue with an editorial that calls his plans to try bombing conspirator Terry Nichols on state murder charges a mistake. A two-column editorial in the Wednesday editions of The Daily Oklahoman urged Macy...
More Expenditures, Consolidation Could Result in Positive Effects for Students
EDMOND (JR) -- Both increases in educational expenditures and district consolidation can have positive effects on student performance in Oklahoma, according to research conducted through the Oklahoma Center for Policy Research at the University of Central...
[ 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 Locations.]
Received: 11/10/99Blaine CountyGothic Energy Corp.; 5727 S Lewis Ave. #700, Tulsa 74105-7148 (918-749-5666); #15-2 Humphrey; c se 15-15n-13w; 1320' fsl & 1320' fwl; 10,800' Morrow Sand; 11-10-99Davis Operating Co.; 2800 Mid-Continent Tower, Tulsa ...
Noble Affiliates Unit Sells $125 Million in Notes
ARDMORE (JR) -- Noble Affiliates' 50 percent-owned subsidiary Atlantic Methanol Capital has sold a $125 million principal amount of its senior secured notes due 2004, without registration rights, in a private offering to institutional investors. Donaldson,...
Norman Company Engraving Survivors' Names in Granite
Workers at Norman Monument Co. are engraving the names of 840 survivors of the Oklahoma City bombing onto four granite panels that will be installed in January at the Oklahoma City National Memorial.The granite was salvaged from the Alfred P. Murrah...
Taking a Different Approach
It seems that companies have become so accustomed to irritating their customers that they now feel a need to apologize when they do something right. A couple of months ago, British train passenger Stevan Walton wrote to a railway company to express his...
Talk about Your Trade-In Value
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (NYT) -- Hot Wheels toy car collector Chris Marshall of Overland Park has struck a deal to sell the rarest of all Hot Wheels vehicles -- a one-of-a-kind, hot-pink die-cast prototype of a 1969 Volkswagen Beach Bomb van. Price? $72,000....
`The Jewel of the Rockies'
GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, Mont. (AP) -- It was a crisp fall day, just cool enough for a long-sleeve shirt, not cold enough for a coat. Dozens of tourists lined the balcony of the Many Glacier Hotel, gazing in silence as the sun slipped behind Grinnell Point,...
There's a Limit to Our Patience
NEW YORK -- Americans are a tolerant people, but eventually their patience fades as they decide, although very gradually, that they've put up with enough. Such as: l Profitless companies. There are lots of them today, mainly on the Internet, and they...
[ 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 Completed.]
Received: 11/10/99Completion reports are compiled by county, operator and well information.Beaver CountyKaiser-Francis Oil Co., Tulsa/918-491-4314 -- #1 Canfield -- se nw 22-5n-27ecm; TD 6799'; perf. Chester 6663-772' -- plugged; Morrow 6518-42', f/13Mcfpd,...
Women Make Progress Breaking into Top Ranks
NEW YORK (AP) B More and more women are breaking into the top ranks of corporate America, but they are seriously underrepresented in mid-management jobs that lead to promotions, said a survey released Thursday. The survey by the women's research group...

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