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Articles from August 30, 1996

Asian Skyscraper Syndrome Sign of Emerging Economy
The world's tallest building is nearing completion in -- Kuala Lumpur? What kind of place is that for the highest skyscraper? Not that it will much matter, since an even taller tower is already under construction in Shanghai. And after that, who knows?...
Boatmen's Fills Service Territory Gaps
With its acquisition of Bank IV Oklahoma now a done deal, Boatmen's First National Bank is taking steps to "fill in gaps" in its service territory.This includes opening a new bank branch, closing a downtown facility and relocating a third branch in Edmond.The...
Brown Makes a Comeback in Fashion World
LOS ANGELES -- Slinky dresses of mocha velvet and champagne- colored ball gowns. Camel peacoats, golden brown tweeds, chocolatey suede skirts, bronze blouses, accents of metallic lace and tufts of topaz-tinted feathers.Welcome to the Browns Age in fashion.The...
Business World
Trout stream mallMINNEAPOLIS (NYT) -- The Mall of America, the immense shopping and entertainment complex outside Minneapolis, now has a 70,000- square-foot aquarium, Underwater World, beneath its main level.A walk through the aquarium follows a path...
Candidates Pass CPA Exam
There were 141 successful candidates from the May examination for certified public accountants.The Oklahoma Accountancy Board will present certificates to the new CPAs on Sept. 28 at the Civic Center Music Hall, according to Jack E. Short, board chairman.Among...
Chesapeake Plugs Another Record Year of Operations
Chesapeake Energy Corp. Thursday reported its second consecutive record in annual earnings and revenues -- a major contributing factor being its continually high reserve replacement ratio.Record cash flow, oil and gas production and reserves also added...
Cleveland County Sheriff's Sale
(CC67115G)NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALENOTICE IS GIVEN to Reese Allen, Personal Representative of the Estate of Rinehart S. Eddleman, Deceased; Reese Allen, Personal Representative of the Estate of Mary L. Eddleman, Deceased; John Doe, Occupant(s) that on...
Cleveland County Sheriff's Sale
(CC67116G)NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALENOTICE IS GIVEN to Ray M. Clements a/k/a Milburn Ray Clements and Spouse, if any; Kristi Ann Clements and Spouse, if any; Ranchwood Villas, a general partnership; John Doe, Occupant(s); Donna S. Vetters Stillwell; Resolution...
Corning's Products Now Go to Homes, Not Pool Halls
CORNING, Ark. (AP) -- Louie Walls still remembers when pool became a family game.Walls says a 1960s film -- The Hustler, starring Paul Newman and Jackie Gleason -- forever changed the way Corning Pool Table Co. did business."The Hustler featured people...
Corporation Commission
(CD67087G)AMENDED NOTICECause PD No. 960 000573 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: EOG (Oklahoma) Inc. Relief Requested: Enhanced Recovery Injection Well. Well Name: DCCGU #6. Well Location: 1,650 feet north of the...
Corporation Commission
(CD67085G)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 960 003323 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Mack Energy Co. Relief Sought: Drilling and Spacing Units. Legal Description: Section 8 and Section 17, Township 25 North, Range...
Corporation Commission
(CD67118J)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 960 003394-T Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: FWU, Inc. Relief Sought: Pooling. Land Covered: Section 19, Township 3 North, Range 12 East, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma.THE STATE...
Corporation Commission
(CD67119A)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 960 003393-T Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: FWU, Inc. Relief Sought: Drilling and Spacing Units. Land Covered: Section 19, Township 3 North, Range 12 East, Pittsburg County,...
Corporation Commission
(CD67117A)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 960 003371 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Cross Timbers Oil Company. Relief Requested: Exception to Rule Nos. 165:10-13-9 and 165:10-17-11 of the OCC-OGR for the Burrell...
Corporation Commission
(CD67114A)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 960 003370 Before the Corporation Commission of the State of Oklahoma. Applicant: Cross Timbers Oil Company. Relief Requested: Well Density. Legal Description: Section 33, Township 21 North, Range 13 West, Major...
Corporation Commission
(CD67122G)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 960 003397 Before the Corporation Commission of Oklahoma. Applicant: Vastar Resources, Inc. Relief Sought: Well Location Exception. Legal Description: Section 29, Township 5 North, Range 18 East, Latimer County,...
Corporation Commission
(CD67121G)AMENDEDNOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 960 003356-T Before the Corporation Commission of Oklahoma. Applicant: Williford Energy Company. Relief Sought: Vacate 640- acre Drilling and Spacing Units, Vacate 80-acre Drilling and Spacing Units, and...
Corporation Commission
(CD67123G)NOTICE OF HEARINGCause CD No. 960 003396 Before the Corporation Commission of Oklahoma. Applicant: Vastar Resources, Inc. Relief Sought: Establish a 640- acre Drilling and Spacing Unit. Legal Description: Section 29, Township 5 North, Range...
Custom Performance, High-Tech Peace of Mind
Computers are wonderful things. In modern automobiles they "manage" the engine, continuously monitoring and adjusting fuel and air intake based on outside air pressure, manifiold pressure, temperature, exhaust content, the phase of the moon, state of...
Downgrade Undercuts Pepsi Stock
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of PepsiCo Inc. fell for a third-straight day Thursday to their lowest level since January after an analyst's downgrade led to concerns about the company's restaurant business.Mark Cohen, an analyst with Goldman Sachs & Co., removed...
Economic Fears Undercut Stocks
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks fell sharply Thursday as reports of big strides in the nation's economy fanned investors' fears of inflation and higher interest rates.The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 64.73 points to 5,647.65. The blue-chip index started...
Fidelity Returns on Track for Worst Year since `80
BOSTON -- Fidelity Investments' domestic stock funds are on the verge of generating the worst investment returns for a full year compared with those of its competitors since 1980."In terms of performance, 1996 is shaping up to be the toughest for Fidelity...
Free Enterprise Building Sold
The Association of County Commissioners of Oklahoma has purchased the Free Enterprise Building in Oklahoma City, according to Harrison Levy Co. Located at 429 NE 50th St., the structure contains approximately 23,000 square feet on three stories.The purchase...
High-Tech Demands Exact Toll on Modern Office Designs
NEW YORK -- The space that will house the new offices of the Equitable Life Assurance Society at 1290 Avenue of the Americas is a chaos of construction now, with workers installing plumbing and wiring and the walls a uniform gypsum-board gray.But shortly,...
Home Owners Attack Insurance Provision
Owners of a Nichols Hills home that was destroyed by fire have filed a $30 million bad faith claim against Oklahoma Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co. in Oklahoma County District Court.H. Blanton Brown and his wife, Faith L. Phillips, contend a provision...
Juvenile
(JV67110A)NOTICE OF HEARINGJF-95-552 In the District Court for Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma, Juvenile Division. In the Matter of: Chiquita Atoya Green, Tequila Tatonya Green, & Wendy Ann Green, Children Alleged to be Deprived. THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA...
Major Land Sales
Transactions of $1 Million or MoreFord Leasing Developoment Co. purchased property at the SW corner of S. High and SW 74th St. from William W. Higginbotham and Gary D. Higginbotham, Trustees of the William W. Higginbotham Revocable Trust, for $1,500,000.Transactions...
Many Suburbs Develop Mayberry-Like Ready-Made Downtowns
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. -- With their golden retriever, Jake, leading the way, Craig and Nancy Knudsen set out on a stroll in this Chicago suburb on a pleasant evening, looking fit and cheerful and not lacking for much of anything -- except maybe a destination.They...
MAPS Faces a Myriad Problem
A proposal to add more than $5 million to the construction budget for the Myriad Convention Center is expected to be approved today by a committee of the MAPS Citizens Oversight Board.The plan was previously tabled because board members felt city officials...
Miscellaneous
(MS67103J)NOTICE OF REDEMPTIONCALL DATE - OCTOBER 1, 1996OKLAHOMA INDUSTRIES AUTHORITYFIRST MORTGAGE HOSPITALREVENUE BONDSPRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL SERIES 1972CUSIP 679103-BS-9 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT, pursuant to the terms of the Bond Indenture dated...
Miscellaneous
(MS67135G)NOTICE OF HEARINGOF OKLAHOMA COUNTYPLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Oklahoma County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Thursday, the 19th day of September, 1996 at 1:30 P.M. in Room 103, County Office Building,...
Miscellaneous
(MS67111G)PUBLICATION SHEETBOARD OF EDUCATIONFINANCIAL STATEMENT OF THE VARIOUS FUNDSFOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1996,AND ESTIMATE OF NEEDS FOR THE FISCALYEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1997, OF THE BOARDOF TRUSTEES OF SOUTH OKLAHOMA CITYAREA SCHOOL DISTRICT,...
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 Generation of Small Speakers Delivers Smooth Stereo Sound
News item: While audio sales as a whole have declined steadily over the last several months, compact stereo systems are showing modest growth.It seems there's a new boom in boom boxes, and that's a scary thought. Actually, boom boxes -- portable radio-CD...
New Home Sales Surge; GDP Revised Upward
WASHINGTON (AP) -- New home sales unexpectedly surged in July to the highest level in five months, continuing the powerful economic momentum of the previous three months and feeding new fears of higher interest rates.The reports of a 7.9 percent jump...
Oil and Gas Entities Back on Track for Strong Growth
HOUSTON -- The oil and gas industry is embarking on a period of strong growth and is in its best shape since the boom days of the early 1980s, an Arthur Andersen survey shows."According to all significant measurements -- capital spending, reserve replacement...
Party Time, Pardners
It's time to get out those boots and bolos and whatever it is you choose to wear to two upcoming western parties. One of these parties is in its ninth year and the other is a new two-stepper.St. Anthony Hospital will saddle up for its first Scoot'n-A-Boot,...
Printing Inc. to Consolidate in New Building
Printing Inc., a 26-year-old commercial printing company, expects to consolidate its two operations into a new building when it's completed next year, the company announced Thursday.The move is part of a corporate restructuring, also announced Thursday.In...
Probate
(PR67127A)ORDER AND NOTICEFOR HEARING PETITION FORPROBATE OF WILL,APPOINTMENT OF PERSONALREPRESENTATIVE ANDDETERMINATION OF HEIRS,DEVISEES AND LEGATEESCase No. P-96-1052 In the District Court of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma. In the Matter of the...
Probate
(PR67131A)NOTICE OF SALEOF REAL PROPERTYCase No. P-96-601 In the District Court of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma. In the matter of the estate of: Sherry Suzanne Tomey Grantham, Deceased. Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with an order of...
Probate
(PR67130A)COMBINEDNOTICE TO CREDITORS ANDNOTICE OF HEARING FINALACCOUNT AND PETITIONFOR DETERMINATION OFHEIRSHIP DISTRIBUTIONAND DISCHARGENo. P-96-817 In the District Court of Oklahoma County, State of Oklahoma. In the Matter of the Estate of Raymond...
Public Notices
(CY67147A)(Published By The Journal RecordAugust 30, 1996.) NOTICE OF HEARINGCase No. 10307 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a public hearing will be held by the Board of Adjustment of the City of Oklahoma City on the 19th day of September, 1996, 1:30 p.m....
Public Notices
(CY67138J)(Published By The Journal RecordAugust 30, 1996.) NOTICE OF HEARINGCase No. 10284 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a public hearing will be held by the Board of Adjustment of the City of Oklahoma City on the 19th day of September, 1996, 1:30 p.m....
Public Notices
(CY67137J)(Published By The Journal RecordAugust 30, 1996.) NOTICE OF HEARINGCase No.s 10296, 10297 and 10298 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a public hearing will be held by the Board of Adjustment of the City of Oklahoma City on the 19th day of September,...
Public Notices
(CY67157G)(Published By The Journal RecordAugust 30, 1996.) NOTICE OF HEARINGCase No. 10318 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a public hearing will be held by the Board of Adjustment of the City of Oklahoma City on the 19th day of September, 1996, 1:30 p.m....
Public Notices
(CY67150A)(Published By The Journal RecordAugust 30, 1996.) NOTICE OF HEARINGCase No. 10310 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a public hearing will be held by the Board of Adjustment of the City of Oklahoma City on the 19th day of September, 1996, 1:30 p.m....
Raising the Bar: Performance Testing for New Lawyers
To dispel the criticism that law school graduates may know plenty about res ipsa loquitur, sine qua non and in pari delicto but can't find the courthouse, many states are turning to performance testing as a way to measure real life knowledge.Oklahoma...
Smaller, Detached Residences Prove Popular in Connecticut
A trend toward smaller, maintenance-free detached houses on small lots is picking up speed across Connecticut. Built by established local developers, the houses sell from the low $200,000s to the low $300,000s.More than a condominium, but less than a...
ValuJet Gets OK to Return to Skies
WASHINGTON -- Federal regulators returned ValuJet's operating license Thursday, a move that could get the budget airline back in the skies as early as the end of next week."ValuJet addressed and completed the items outlined in the consent order" that...
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 Plugged
Received 8-22-96CARTER COUNTYL.E. Jones Production Co., Pollack 7, 8-1S-3W, NE NE NE, 2310fsl- 2285fwl,Fusilinid 2453, Class. Oil, 2 BO, TD 2900.CIMARRON COUNTYPhillips Petroleum Co., Bruere WI-1, 31-1N-9ECM, CSW NE, Winfield 2511, 660fsl-660fwl, Class....
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