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PROOF OF PUBLICATION

State of Ohio

County of Hamilton

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Wade Swormstedt, being first duly sworn, states as follows:

  1. I am the publisher of Signs of the Times Magazine, a monthly periodical published in Cincinnati, Ohio and distributed throughout the United States and many other countries to organizations and individuals in the sign making industry.

  2. The attached notice was published in the July 2004 and August 2004 issues of Signs of the Times Magazine.

  3. All of the foregoing statements are true to the best of my knowledge and belief.
  __________/s/____________
Wade Swormstedt

Sworn to and subscribed in my presence by Wade Swormstedt, personally known to me, this 11 day of August, 2004.
  /s/ Jennifer Michele Faler
Jennifer Michele Faler
Notary Public, Ohio,
My Commission Expires 6-16-2006


LEGAL NOTICE

United States District Court
For The Northern District of Illinois
Eastern Division

Civil Action No.: 51C2064

United States of America, Plantiff
v.
National Electric Sign Assoc,
Maurice R. Ely,
John K. Lamb
Sidney C. Fraser,
And Henry K. Lambke,
Defendants

Notice of Proposed Termination of the Final Judgment Entered on April 5, 1954

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the International Sign Association, the successor in interest to the National Electric Sign Association, a named defendant in the Final Judgment entered by the Court in the above-captioned matter on April 5, 1954, has asked this Court to enter an Order terminating the Final Judgment.

The United States has filed with the Court a memorandum setting forth the reasons it believes that termination of the Final Judgment would serve the public interest. Copies of the defendant's motion to terminate the stipulation containing the United States' tentative consent, the United States' memorandum, and all further papers filed with the Court in connection with defendant's motion, will be available for inspection at the Antitrust Documents Group, Antitrust Division, 325 7th Street, N.W., Room 215, Washington, D.C. 20530, and at the Office of the Clerk of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division. Copies of these materials may be obtained from the Antitrust Division upon request and payment of the copying fee set by Department of Justice regulations.

Interested persons may submit comments regarding the proposed termination of the Final Judgment to the United States. Such comments must be received by the Antitrust Division with sixty (60) days and will be filed with the Court by the United States. Comments should be addressed to Maribeth Petrizzi, Chief, Litigation II Section, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1401 H Street, NW, Suite 3000, Washington, D.C, 20530.

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LEGAL NOTICE

United States District Court
For The Northern District of Illinois
Eastern Division

Civil Action No,: 51C2064

United States of America, Plantiff
v.
National Electric Sign Assoc.,
Maurice R. Ely,
John K. Lamb
Sidney C. Fraser,
And Henry K. Lambke,
Defendants

Notice of Proposed Termination of the Final Judgment .
Entered on April 5, 1954

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the International Sign Association, the successor in interest to the National Electric Sign Association, a named defendant in the Final Judgment entered by the Court in the above-captioned matter on April 5, 1954, has asked this Court to enter an Order terminating the Final judgment.

The United States has filed with the Court a memorandum setting forth the reasons it believes that termination of the Final Judgment would serve the public interest. Copies of the defendant's motion to terminate the stipulation containing the United States' tentative consent, the United States' memorandum, and all further papers filed with the Court in connection with defendant's motion, will be available for inspection at the Antitrust Documents Group, Antitrust Division, 325 7th Street, N.W., Room 215, Washington, D.C. 20530, and at the Office of the Clerk of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division. Copies of these materials may be obtained from the Antitrust Division upon request and payment of the copying fee set by Department of Justice regulations.

Interested persons may submit comments regarding the proposed termination of the Final Judgment to the United States. Such comments must be received by the Antitrust Division with sixty (60) days and will be filed with the Court by the United States. Comments should be addressed to Maribeth Petrizzi, Chief, Litigation II Section, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice; 1401 H Street, NW, Suite 3000, Washington, D.C, 20530.

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