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Public Notice

(First published in The Hays Daily News May 3, 2013)

IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF ELLIS COUNTY, KANSAS

CENTRAL COAST, INC

Plaintiff

VS

EUGENE L. JAMES, JR. AND ELLEN JAMES, HIS WIFE; KATIE THURMON BOND; KATIE THURMON BOND TRUST; WILLIAM JAMES BOND; WILLIAM JAMES BOND & JEAN PIERCE BOND MANAGEMENT TRUST; BRUCE F. BRADEN; ROBERTA L. BRADEN; SEMPRA ENERGY PRODUCTION COMPANY; PEC MINERALS, LP; DENNEY DES CYGNE SETTLEMENT PARTNERS, LTD; LAWRENCE J. FLUME, JR.; DIANE WOODWARD-FROST REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST DATED 12-16-98; ROBERT HAUSSER; PHIL HENLEY; DONALD J. MALONE; ETTA MAE MCELROY; JESSIE LEE MCGILLESS REVOCABLE TRUST; JOHN W. PHILLIPS; PAUL & BETTY PHILLIPS TRUST DATED 12-3-86, PAUL G. PHILLIPS AND MARK O. PHILLIPS, CO-TRUSTEES; ROSS M. PHILLIPS TRUST DATED 3-9-81, JUDITH RAE CRUZ, TRUSTEE; ROSS M. PHILLIPS TRUST DATED 3-9-81; BARBARA M.P. BLEWETT, TRUSTEE; LYNNE W. PHILLIPS TRUST DATED 5-11-99; PHILLIPS-MURRAY REVOCABLE TRUST DATED 8-20-99, GAIL BEAUMONT PHILLIPS, TRUSTEE; RED WING OIL, LLC; JAMES T. REED; REV ROCKS, LLC CRISTINA R. PHILLIPS; WILLIAM E. RHEA TESTAMENTARY TRUST, KAREN R. TAYLOR, TRUSTEE; RTR ROYALTIES, LP; DONNA RYTTER; RONALD E. RYTTER; SOUTHWEST PETROLEUM COMPANY LP; TBBC, LLC; MICHAEL E. THRASH; TKO ROYALTY PARTNERS; JACK K. WARFIELD AND PATSY R. WARFIELD, HIS WIFE; 8801 INVESTMENT COMPANY; E. HAMMOND JONES; C.A. RHEA; H.P. WARFIELD; KENT C. MCELROY; FREDA REED; PAUL G. HENLEY AND EMMETT BLAES and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of such of such of the defendants as many be deceased; the unknown spouses of the defendants; the unknown officers, successors, trustees, creditors and assigns of such defendants as are existing, dissolved or dormant corporation; the unknown executors, administrators, trustees, creditors and assigns of such defendants or are or were partners, or in partnership; and the unknown guardians, conservators and trustees of such of the defendants as are minors, or are in anywise under legal disability,

Defendants

Case No. 13-CV-51

NOTICE OF SUIT

Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60-307

STATE OF KANSAS TO:

E. Hammond Jones; C.A. Rhea; H.P. Warfield; Kent C. McElroy; Freda Reed; Paul G. Henley and Emmett Blaes and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of such of such of the defendants as may be deceased; the unknown spouses of the defendants; the unknown officers, successors, trustees, creditors and assigns of such defendants as are existing, dissolved or dormant corporation; the unknown executors, administrators, trustees, creditors and assigns of such defendants or are or were partners, or in partnership; and the unknown guardians, conservators and trustees of such of the defendants as are minors, or are in anywise under legal disability

You are hereby notified that a Petition has been filed in the District Court of Ellis County, Kansas by Plaintiff, central Coast, Inc. praying for the determinations of the ownership of an undivided 3/8ths term mineral interest for a period of ten (10) years from March 9, 1935 and as long thereafter as oil, gas or any other minerals is produced or operations for any such minerals are conducted in and to the following described real estate:

The East Half (E/2) of Section Seven (7), Township Fifteen (15) South, Range Eighteen (18) West of the 6th P.M., Ellis County, Kansas;

and for partition in kind thereof or, if partition in kind cannot be had without manifest injury, then said minerals be sold and the proceeds divided according to the respective rights of the parties after payment of costs and fees; and further praying that title be quieted in said owners against all non-owner defendants and all persons claiming by, through or under said non-owner defendants and that such persons be forever barred and excluded from any title, estate, or interest in, or lien upon, or claim against the described mineral interest.

You are hereby required to plead to said petition in or before the 17th day of June, 2013, in said court, at the courthouse, in the City of Hays, Ellis County, Kansas. Should you fail thereon, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon said petition.

Central Coast, Inc., Plaintiff

Thomas M. Wasinger #9116

110 East 12th Street

Hays, Kansas 67601-3608

785-625-8022 (p)

785-625-6349 (fax)

tomwasinger@msn.com

Attorney for the Plaintiff

(Last published in The Hays Daily News May 17, 2013)

Published online - 5/1/2013, 3:10 PM