[Federal Register Volume 61, Number 65 (Wednesday, April 3, 1996)]
[Notices]
[Pages 14811-14816]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 96-8039]



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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Antitrust Division


United States and State of Texas v. Kimberly-Clark Corp. and 
Scott Paper Co.; Public Comments and Response on Proposed Final 
Judgment

    Pursuant to the Antitrust Penalties and Procedures Act, 15 U.S.C. 
Secs. 16(c)-(h), the United States publishes below the comments 
received on the proposed Final Judgment in United States and State of 
Texas v. Kimberly-Clark Corp. and Scott Paper Co., No. 3:95 CV 3055-P, 
filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of 
Texas, together with the United States' response to those comments.
    Copies of the comments and the response to comments are available 
for inspection and copying in Room 207 of the U.S. Department of 
Justice, Antitrust Division, 325 7th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530 
[telephone: (202) 514-2481], and at the office of the Clerk of the 
United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas 
Division, 1100 Commerce Street, Room 14A20, Dallas, TX 75242. Copies of 
these materials may be obtained upon request and payment of a copying 
fee.
Rebecca P. Dick,
Deputy Director of Operations.
Cynthia Adams,
2712 Taylor St., Marinette, WI 54143.
December 18, 1995.
Mr. Anthony V. Nanni, Chief, Litigation I Section, Antitrust 
Division,
U.S. Department of Justice, Suite 4000, 1401 H Street NW., 
Washington, DC 20530.

    Dear Mr. Nanni: I wish to comment on the consent decree 
concerning the merger of Scott Paper Co. with Kimberly-Clark. The 
Justice Department has included in the terms of the consent decree 
that two (2) of four (4) tissue mills be divested. Included in that 
list is half of the former Scott Paper Co. mill in Marinette, WI.
    This facility employs 525 union employees affiliated with the 
United Paperworkers International Union. If this mill is divested 
from Kimberly-Clark approximately 300 union employees will go with 
one company and 225 will remain with Kimberly-Clark. Kimberly-Clark 
is honoring the union contract negotiated with Scott Paper Co., 
while there is no guarantee that the company buying the tissue part 
of the mill will honor that same contract. This could result in the 
union employees in the Kimberly-Clark half of the mill working for 
better wages and

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benefits. It would be better to sell the Scottie name and allow 
Kimberly-Clark employees to run the product for the owner at a 
predetermined price.
    The Marinette facility makes a variety of products, including 
facial tissue (Scotties), approximately 27 people are involved in 
producing this product on a full time basis. I can not understand 
the logic behind selling a portion of this facility that makes 
toilet tissue, napkins, and facial tissue because one (1) converting 
unit and a part of a papermachine produces facial. The vast majority 
of the employees produce Cottonelle toilet paper, Scottissue toilet 
paper, and various brands of napkins.
    I believe that the Justice Department should reconsider their 
consent decree and remove the Marinette Tissue mill from this order.

    Sincerely,
Cynthia Adams

    Same or substantially similar letter sent by:

Ms. Pamela Adams, 1222 Daggett St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Roger Albert, N2989 River Drv., Wallace, MI 49893
Ms. Jo Alyce Alley, W4288 Hwy. 64, Peshtigo, WI 54157
Mr. Arthur Anderson, 1620 10th St., Menominee, MI 49858
Ms. Darlene Anderson, 2813 Minnesota St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Phillip Anderson, 500 45th Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Steven Anderson, 4320 8th St., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Alan Andris, 1063\1/2\ Currie St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Wayne Angie, 2215 13th St., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. James Arkens, 4501 7th St., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Craig Arnold, 1512 28th Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Ms. Wendy Arnold, 1512 28th Ave., Menonimee, MI 49858
Mr. Mark Aubry, N9964 Hwy. 180, Wausaukee, WI 54177
Mr. Wallace Baierl, 10665W Rost Lake Rd., Coleman, WI 54112
Mr. Kevin Balthazor, W3221 Aspen Ln., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Gary Bantle, W4003 Grasser Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Leonard Barcewski, N868 River Drv., Menominee, MI 49585
Mr. Terry Barcewski, W7169 3.5 Rd., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Richard Bardowski, 1712 16th Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Ms. Susan Bayer, N6470 Anderson Rd., Porterfield, WI 54159
Mr. Charles Bayerl, 4505 7th St., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Donald Beaudo, W6185 No. 2 Rd., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Richard Beaudo, W6721 2.5 Rd., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Paul Bechtold, 280 S. Wood Ave., Peshtigo, WI 54157
Ms. Vicki Beechner, Rt. 2, Box 37, Stephenson, MI 49887
Mr. Allen Behnke, 1508 34th Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Lawrence Behnke, N1358 US 41, Menominee, MI 49858
Ms. Margaret Beland, 1513 23rd Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. James Belonga, W2557 Woodview Ln., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Timothy Benesh, 1416 Logan Ave., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. James Bereza, 710 McAllister Ave., Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Vicki Bergeson, W3765 Bergson Ln., Peshtigo, WI 54157
Mr. Harold Bergstrom, 3104 16th St., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Robert Bernardy, 3415 Pierce Ave., Lot 94, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Scott Berth, 411 Oconto Ave., Peshtigo, WI 54157
Mr. Robert Beyer, 3330 Cleveland Ave., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Dennis Bieber, N2161 South 7th Rd., Coleman, WI 54112
Mr. Brian Bintz, W6702 Marquardt Ln., Coleman, WI 54112
Mr. Richard Blake, 1609 15th Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Mike Blavat, 727 Coolidge St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Donald Boettcher, W1174 Old Peshtigo Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Bruce Bohan, 2101 Thomas St., Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Jacqueline Boice, 430 Elizabeth Ave., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. James Borkowski, W1055 Little River Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Gerald Borths, 4001 North Shore Drv., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. David Bouche, 68 Water St., Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Joanne Bouche, 68 Water St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Mitchell Bouche, W5930 Willow Ln., Porterfield, WI 54159
Mr. Mark Bourgeois, 3400 Pierce Ave., Lot 704, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Robert Bourgeois, 2309 Shore Drv., Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Helen Bowman, 3325 Pierce Ave., Lot 412, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Roger Boye, N2564 Hwy. 64, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Earl Brabant, 141 South Beebe Ave., Peshtigo, WI 54157
Mr. Leon Breault, 1655 Oakes St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Joseph Bristine, 1445 Thomas St., Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Judith Brown, N4304 Bagley Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Candice Buchenauer, N1052 Cty. BB,Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Roger Buelteman, 3413 16th St., Menominee, WI 49858
Mr. Jerome Burby, 1404 38th Ave., Menominee, WI 49858
Mr. Daniel Buyarski, W5941 6.25 Rd., Menominee, WI 49858
Mr. Joseph P. Buzek, N913 Cty. BB, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Joseph S. Buzek, N902 Cty. BB, Marinette, WI 54143
Francis Camps, 3027 Carney Ave., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Gary Camps, 1041 Jackson St., Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Nancy Camps, 3027 Carney Ave., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. David Carviou, M6214 Hwy. 180, Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Susan Carviou, 825 Cleveland Ave., Marinette, WI 54143
Dale Caylor, W6593 Wolf Lake Rd., Wausaukee, WI 54177
Mr. David Chaltry, 506 Carney Blvd., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Gene Chaltry, 835 Edgewood Circle, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Patrick Charlier, 404 44th Ave., Menominee, WI 49858
Mr. Raymond Chasensky, 305 W. Front St., Peshtigo, WI 54157
Mr. Booker Chepeck, 1468 Newberry Ave., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Joseph Cherney, W6760 Townhall Rd., Coleman, WI 54112
Ms. Mary Cherry, 1320 Armstrong St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Kenneth Chmela, W2349 Hwy. 64, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Michael Christian, N7089 Shady Ln. Circle, Porterfield, WI 54159
Mr. Robert Christian, W1019 Cty. B, Marinette, WI 54143
Wen Chun Su, 1509 Newberry Ave., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Curt Clarke, 1018 Jackson St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Duane Clarke, N971 River Rd., Menominee, WI 49858
Ms. Alberta Clute, 622 Main St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Thomas Colvin, 2013 17th St., Menominee, WI 49858
Mr. Michael Combes, W795 Eastman Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Brian Connaher, Rt. 1, Box 160, Crivitz, WI 54114
Mr. Jeffrey Cook, 3727 Irving St., Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Lois Cook, W1479 Hwy. 64, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Michael Cook, Rt. 1, Box 116-C, Marinette, WI 54143
Dorie Cramer, N5814 Hwy. 180, Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Barbara Curtis, 814 Terrace Ave., Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Antoinette Davis, 327 West Front St., Peshtigo, WI 54143
Mr. Richard Decker, N2196 Shore Drv., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Bruce Delfosse, 1608 23rd Ave., Menominee, WI 49858

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Mr. Stephen Desmarais, N474 River Drv., Menominee, WI 49858
Mr. Brian Desotell, N666 River Drv., Menominee, WI 49858
Ms. Betty Devine, 2430 Mary St. Lot 45, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Steven De Witt, Rt. 1, Box 404-X, Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Donna Dieckman, N7417 Men. River Drv., Porterfield, WI 54159
Ms. Virginia Dietz, 5251 Twin Creek Rd., Menominee, WI 49858
Mr. Lloyd Diges, N2761 Wilderness Trial,Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Lanse Dill, 1149 Edwin St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Patrick Djupstrum, 746 Michaelis St., Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Diane Dobbin, 461 Wells St., Peshtigo, WI 54157
    Mr. David Doberstein, W1490 Rader Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
    Ms. Shara Doyle, 213 1st St., Menominee, MI 49858
    Mr. Scott Drys, N5585 M-35, Menominee, WI 49858
    Mr. Ronald Ducharme, W2320 Hwy. 64, Marinette, WI 54143
    Mr. Gerald Dufrense, 521 East Park Drv., Peshtigo, WI 54143
    Ms. Mary Dupuis, 2051 Shore Drv., Marinette, WI 54143
    Ms. Patricia Edwin, 3325 Pierce Ave. Lot 420, Marinette, WI 54143
    Mr. Dennie Ellie, W4302 Stibbe Ln., Peshtigo, WI 54157
    Mr. James Enderby, 2529 Taylor St., Marinette, WI 54143
    Mr. Ronald Enderby, W1199 Old Peshtigo Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
    Mr. Timothy Enderby, 236 Main St., Marinette, WI 54143
    Mr. Steven Engeldinger, 222 Williams St., Marinette, WI 54143
    Mr. Peter England, W1782 Radar Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
    Mr. David Enstrom, 1608 13th Ave., Menominee, WI 49858
    Mr. Donald Erdman, 1382 Merryman St., Marinette, WI 54143
    Mr. Thomas Evancheck, N1917 Cty. BB, Marinette, WI 54143
    Mr. Robert Ewaldt, 3600 22nd St., Menominee, WI 49858
    Mr. James Falk, 1600 32nd Ave., Menominee, WI 49858
    Ms. Terri Falkenberg, Rt. 1, Box 481, Menominee, WI 49858
    Mr. Harold Ferdon, N2945 Shore Drv., Marinette, WI 54143
    Mr. Michael Ferdon, N7206 Hwy. 180, Porterfield, WI 54143
    Mr. Patrick Ferdon W2412 Old Peshtigo Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
    Mr. Michael Fermanich, 3415 Pierce Ave. Lot 9, Marinette, WI 54143
    Mr. Patrick Fermanich, 3415 Pierce Ave., Lot 9, Marinette, WI 54143
    Mr. Gene Fifarek, N1453 Keller Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
    Ms. Lorna Fischer, 115 East Bay Shore, Marinette, WI 54143
    Mr. Tom Franco, 2430 Mary St., Lot 98, Marinette, WI 54143
    Mr. James Francour, W2105 Cty. JJ, Wausaukee, WI 54177
    Mr. Gary Franzen, Rt # Box 449-D, Crivitz, WI 54114
    Mr. Ken Frederick, N4244 Cty. E, Peshtigo, WI 54157
    Mr. Steve Frederickson, N1953 Kutz Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
    Ms. Cathy Frievalt, N2963 N. 11th Rd., Coleman, WI 54112
    Ms. Colleen Frosch, 2012 Shore Drv., Marinette, WI 54143
    Mr. Vernon Fry, W6773 Fairland Loop, Menominee, WI 49858
    Mr. Louis Gamelin, W1728 Cleveland Ave., Marinette, WI 54143
    Mr. Kray Gannigan, N1445 Behnke School Rd., Coleman, WI 54112
    Mr. John Garon, 1407 Shore Drv., Marinette, WI 54143
    Mr. Harvey Gasel, 1405 Parnell St., Marinette, WI 54143
    Mr. Joe Gasparick, 1309 42nd Ave., Menominee, WI 49858
    Ms. Lynnette Geib, N1872 M-35, Menominee, WI 49858
    Mr. William Gering, 227 Pecor St., Oconto, WI 54153
    Ms. Judy Gerondale, 1500 Mary St., Marinette, WI 54143
    Mr. Michael Gerondale, 1500 Mary St., Marinette, WI 54143
    Mr. James Glosny, 613 Water St., Marinette, WI 54143
    Mr. Steve Goddard, N2659 Spring Lane, Marinette, WI 54143
    Mr. Dale Goldschmidt, N9524 Lake Rd., Wausaukee, WI 54177
    Mr. Mark Grabowski, N4251 Hwy. M35, Menominee, WI 49858
    Mr. Marcus Grawey, Rt. 1, Box 192-B, Porterfield, WI 54159
    Mr. Henry Green, W3525 Peters Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
    Ms. Karen Greenley, N1065 #2 River Rd., Menominee, WI 49858
    Mr. Allan Grenier, N5481 Hwy. 180, Marinette, WI 54143
    Mr. Russ Grothe, N7496 Miles Rd., Porterfield, WI 54159
Mr. Scott Gurney, 3020 22nd St., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. James Haines, 2708 Parkridge, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Dan Hanley, N3889 Riverside Dr., Peshtigo, WI 54157
Mr. Patrick Hanley, N2529 Deer Path Dr., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Tim Hanley, 113 Mill St., Marinette, WI 54153
Mr. Alan Harley, 3299 Carney Ave., Marinette, WI 54153
Mr. David Harter, 411 Van Cleve Ave., Marinette, WI 54153
Mr. Tim Hartfield, W1443 Old Peshtigo Rd., Marinette, WI 54153
Mr. Scott Hartwig, 531 Medow Ln., Peshtigo, WI 54157
Ms. Linda Haulotte, N4899 Range Line Rd., Wallace, MI 49893
Mr. Jack Heider, W5716 Cty. Rd 342, Wallace, MI 49893
Mr. Kurt Hemminger, 3119 Carney Ave., Marinette, WI 54153
Ms. Kay Herbert, 2430 Mary St. Lot R, Marinette, WI 54153
Ms. Donna Hipke, 2430 Mary St., Lot 74, Marinette, WI 54153
Dana Hofherr, 1333 Armstrong, Marinette, WI 54153
Mr. Fred Hofherr, 2105 14th Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Roger Hoheneder, 1705 30th Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Roger E. Hoheneder, N4023 Bay DE NOC RD, Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. James Hollo, 1608 27th Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. John Hollo, 204 Williams St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Michael Holmes, 4012 15th St., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. William Hornung, 805 12th Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Ms. Penny Hummel, 4208 North Shore Drv., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Archie Hurley, N3311 Prestine Rd., Peshtigo, WI 54157
Mr. Mark Jacobs, 3421 Highland Ave., Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Connie Jacobson, 1434 Parnell St., Marinette, WI 54143
K. Jacobson, P.O. Box 12, Wallace, MI 49893
Mr. William Jensen, W3834 Hwy. 64, Marinette, WI 54143
Arlyn Johnson, 13186 Lakeview Court, Pound, WI 54161
Ms. Deborah Johnson, 3603 22nd St., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. John Johnson, 1605 28th Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Phil Johnson, 226 Ogden St., Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Vicki Johnson, 226 Ogden St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Donald Johnston, 1124 Parnell St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Jonathan Jones, 905 6th Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. David Kamin, 118 Ogden St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Donald Kamin, 518 Ogden St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Kevin Kamps, W7829 Owl Lane, Crivitz, WI 54114
Mr. Kevin Kamps, Rt. 1, Box 393-B, Crivitz, WI 54114
Mr. John Kanz, 3920 Hall Ave., #68, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Gerard Kapica, 4131 10th St., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Thomas Karban, 2710 Hannah St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. John Kartheiser, W6835 #5 Rd., Menominee, MI 49858

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Ms. Sheila Kassha, 2011 6th St., Crivitz, WI 54114
Mr. Michael Kaster, 828 Madison St., Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Michelle Ketchum, 261 South Emery Ave., Peshtigo, WI 54157
Mr. Jeffrey Kienitz, W2530 Cty. B, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Gerald Klaver, W4857 Hwy. W, Porterfield, WI 54159
Mr. Paul Knitter, 1656 Armstrong St., Marinette, WI 54143
Terry Knutson, N4853 Hwy. 180, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Allan Konyn, W6898 2.5 Rd., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Kenneth Konyn, W1409 Rader Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Mark Konyn, 1317 Oakes St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Michael Konyn, 1049 Jackson St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. James Kopish, W1311 Madsen Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Lynda Kopish, 1134 Logan Ave., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Randall Kopish, N2782 Roosevelt Road, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Philip Kosewski, 28 US Hwy. 41, Carney, MI 49812
Mr. Brent Kovar, N982 River Drv., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Brian Kovar, N1886 River Drv., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Calvin Kovar, N976 River Drv., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Keith Kovar, N1420 S-3 Drv., Menominee, MI 49858
Ms. Mary Kowalski, W1341 Cty. B, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Mike Kowalski, W964 Cty. B, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Tim Krause, W5898 Loomis Rd., Porterfield, WI 54159
Mr. Dan Krieser, 246 S. Maple, Oconto Falls, WI 54154
Mr. Robert Kroll, Rt. 1, Box 393-A, Crivitz, WI 54114
Mr. Scott Kroll, Rt. 1, Wood Duck Ln., Crivitiz, WI 54114
Ms. Debra Kuehnau, N2901 River Drv., Wallace, MI 49893
Mr. William Kuehn, N3777 Hwy. W, Peshtigo, WI 54157
Mr. William Kuhnlein, N915 M-35, Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Joe Kuran, 721 Elizabeth Ave., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Scott Kupczak, W5883 15.5 Rd., Wallace, MI 49893
Mr. Mike Lacombe, W3373 Weider Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Robert Lacombe, 2008 22nd Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Nick Lafleur, 4205 6th St., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Randy Lahay, W5466 Evergreen Rd., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Roger Lahay, N2637 Edgewood Drv., Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Kathryn Lalonde, 1114 S. Madison St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Arthur Landenberger, 1609 23rd Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Robert Landenberger, 418 Elizabeth Ave., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Wayne Landree, 413 S. Raymond, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Richard Laperriere, 4216 4th St., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Ken Laplant, N7120 Hwy. 180, Porterfield, WI 54159
Mr. Roger Lazarski, N4319 Schacht Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. David Leiphart, Rt. 2 Box 147A, Stephenson, MI 49887
Mr. Gerald Leisner, W4380 Phillips Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. John Leisner, Rt. 1, Box 170, Porterfield, WI 54159
Mr. Randy Leitzke, 5637 Town Hall Rd., Peshtigo, WI 54157
Mr. Jeff Lemay, W7213 #3 Ln., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Eugene Lemery, W5565 Willow Rd., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Greg Lemery, 1409 24th Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Tom Lemery, 1669 Church St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Randy Lemke, 624 Michigan Ave., Oconto, WI 54153
Ms. Rose Lemieux, W4580 Birch Creek Rd., Menominee, MI 49858
Pat Lemire, 1408 24th Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Larry Leneau, 370 N. Cranberry Ave., Peshtigo,WI 54157
Mr. John Lesandrini, 1500 Edwin St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Anthony Lesperance, W10188 Cty. B West, Coleman, WI 54112
Mr. Dan Lesperance, N6781 Jimtown Rd., Cedar River, MI 49813
Mr. Ron Lewitzky, W6536 38th Rd., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Steve Liberty, N503 W. Fairland Circle, Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Dan Linczeski, 2217 32nd Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Scott Lindquist, 1402 Logan Ave., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Jeff Loomis, N7004 Sandy Ln., Porterfield, WI 54159
Ms. Sandra Loomis, N7004 Sandy Ln., Porterfield, WI 54159
Toni Rae Luedtke, 907 Madsen Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Gary Lynwood, N2529 McFarland Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Bill Maas, 1201 Blaine St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. John McAuliffe, W6714 38th Ave. 1.25 Rd., Menominee, MI 49858
Connie McCarthy, 1700 15th Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. John McClelland, 4300 9th St., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Scott McClelland, W3503 Stoutenberg Rd., Peshtigo, WI 54157
Dale McDonald, N5355 Hwy. 180, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. James McVane, N3613 Schacht Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Dan Madsen, W984 Madsen Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Mike Maguire, 2538 Taylor St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Dennis Malke, 1620 13th Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Scott Mans, N5355 Hwy. 180, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Walter Mans Jr., N2808 Roosevelt Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. David Marbes, N2889 Lietzow Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Gary Marineau, N3051 Green Gable Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Irene Martin, N4608 Schacht Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Carol Mattson, N1121 River Rd., Menominee, MI 49858
Ms. Irene Mayou, 818 Terrace Ave., Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Betty Messenger, 2911 Riverside Ave., Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Marjorie Messenger, 1709 Carney Ave., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Steve Messenger, W1652 Steven Ln., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Roger Meyer, 826 Gladstone St., Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Margaret Meyers, 2201 13th Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Myron Michalski, 1359 Main St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. David Miller, N1985 Kutz Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Don H. Miller, W1512 Rader Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Donald H. Miller, W1512 Rader Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Donald L. Miller, 4120 13th St., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Jeffrey Miller, 1326 Oak St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. John Mollus, N2963 Roosevelt Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Peter Morgenson, N4470 Sandberg Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Roger Moyle, N1595 Shore Drv., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. David Mudrak, N840 River Drv., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Jeffrey Mullins, W5396 Evergreen Rd., Menominee, MI 49858
Leslie Mulzer, W5316 Cty. Rd. 342, Wallace, MI 49893
Mr. Richard Mushynski, 1900 23rd Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Richard Naffier, 1306 1st St., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Thomas Nast, 3042 Carney Ave., Marinette, WI 54143
610 McCagg St., Peshtigo, WI 54157
Mr. David Nelson, W6396 Little River Rd., Peshtigo, WI 54157
Mr. Paul Nelson, 1004 8th Ave., Menominee, MI 49858

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Mr. Randolph Nerat, W5890 Sobieski Rd., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Laurence Nichols, W3409 Grasser Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Michael Nicklaus, 1201 Main St., Apt. 1, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Rick Nicklaus, W6540 No. 10 Rd., Wallace, MI 49893
Mr. Robert Nicklaus, 1620 Parnell St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Jack Noha, W7004 3.5 Rd., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Jeffrey Nutt, Rt. 1 Box, 233A, Wausaukee, WI 54177
Mr. Gary Nyman, P.O. Box 293, Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Rodney Nystrom, 711 Dawes St., Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Peggy O'Brien, 2306 14th Ave., Monominee, MI 49858
Mr. Leonard Odea, Jr., 3721 13th St., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Jeffrey Olive, W5006 Hilldale Drv., Porterfield, WI 54159
Mr. James Olsen, 3912 13th St., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. John Olson, P.O. Box 111, Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Larry Olson, 2118 Ella Court, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Leroy Olson, Jr., W5946 Fawn Ln., Peshtigo, WI 54157
Mr. Steven Olson, 632 Elizabeth Ave., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Anthony Paidl, W6517 Cty. Rd. G-12, Stephenson, MI 49887
Ms. Sharon Paitl, 7370 Goatsville Rd., Lena, WI 54139
Mr. Daniel Parmelee, W4702 8.5 Rd., Menominee, MI 49858
Dale Patenaude, N2092 Halel Rd., Peshtigo, WI 54157
Mr. Daniel Paul, 1713 20th Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Bradley Paulsen, N1738 M-35, Menominee, MI 49858
Ms. Sandra Paulsen, N1738 M-35, Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Lowell Pelnar, 1300 Logan Ave., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. David Perkins, 900 Gladstone St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Richard Pesmark, 829 Marinette, WI 54143, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Gregor Petersen, N3585 River Rd., Wallace, MI 49893
Mr. Kevin Peterson, N6656 Hwy. 180, Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Linda Peterson, 3701 15th St., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Richard Peterson, N2087 Bonnie Ln., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Tim Peterson, 1116 Elizabeth Ave., Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Julie Petrosky, W2402 Old Peshtigo Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Patrick Phillipps, Rt. 2, Box 20-A, Wallace, MI 49893
Mr. Daniel Pichette, 339 State St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Frank Pichette, 1005 Edgewood Circle, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Jeffrey Plautz, N1512 S-1 Ln., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Kenneth Pleshek, 3415 Pierce Ave., Lot 60, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Larry Polzin, N3362 Rehms Rd., Pehtigo, WI 54157
Mr. Martin Porter, 744 Owena St., Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Kathy Przewrocki, W6499 Birch Crk. Rd. #5, Menominee, MI 49858
Jean Pusich, 4063 US Hwy. 141, Pound, WI 54161
Mr. Vernon Quever, 2000 Carney Ave., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Steven Quintana, N4508 North Shore Drive, Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Larry Race, 1523 Elizabeth Ave., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. David Radtke, 421 West Front St., Pehtigo, WI 54157
Mr. Richard Rebbie, 921 41st Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
H. John Redelings, 1412 23rd Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Robert Reines, W1898 Rader Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Philip Risner, 149 Prairie Court, Coleman, WI 54112
Ms. Kathleen Roach, 1720 10th St., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Anthony Rodriquez, 330 Van Clev Ave., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Timothy Roeder, W1252 Cty. B., Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Viola Rondeau, 2711 Merchant St., Marinette, WI 54143
Laurie Rose, 901 Aubin, Lot 96, Peshtigo, WI 54157
Mr. August Ruus, 1605 13th Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Timothy Rysewyk, N2696 Hwy. 141 South, Coleman, WI 54112
Ms. Sylvia Rzeminski, N3504 M-35, Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Gary Sadowski, 1801 34th Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Michael Schact, 800 Kentucky Court, Peshtigo, WI 54157
Mr. David Schewe, W6969 3.5 Rd., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Michael Schewe, 2107 Thomas St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Robert Schleihs, 1103 Sunnyfield Court, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Norman Schoenborn, 337 N. Oakland Ave., Oconto Falls, WI 54154
Mr. Gary Scholtz, Sr., N10380 Cty. TR JJ, Wausaukee, WI 54177
Mr. Richard Schomer, 2317 18th Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Michael Schultz, 300 State St., Marinette, WI 54143
Shawn Schultz, 1334 Oakes St., Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Diane Sedlar, W4038 Cty. Rd. G, Porterfield, WI 54159
Mr. Richard Seymour, 1112 Morningside Crt., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. John Shaver, 2800 Minnesota St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. John Shaver, Jr., W6544 1.25 Rd., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. David Shehow, 1144 Garfield Ave., Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Joan Shepherd, 1034 Hockridge St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Jeffrey Sieminski, W6224 #6 Rd., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Joseph Slawik, 311 Carney Blvd., Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Sheila Soletske, N4221 Schacht Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Christopher Spies, 214 1st St., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. William Sporrer, W2722 Plantation Road, Porterfield, WI 54159
Layne Stank, N1344 River Drv., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Scott Stansfield, N5084 Hwy. 180, Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Debbie Stello, N4508 Bridge Rd., Peshtigo, WI 54157
Mr. Paul Stello, N4508 Bridge Rd., Peshtigo, WI 54157
Mr. Allen Stepniak, 508 Park St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Patrick Stepniak, 3128 Carney Ave., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Thomas Strojny, N4852 Bagley Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Duane Stuart, W2629 Cty. B, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Leroy Suennen, W2368 Cty. JJ, Wausaukee, WI 54177
Ms. Crystal Svoboda, N1834 South N-3 Drv., Menominee, MI 49858
Ms. Mary Swanson, W6536 38th Rd., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Jerome Szymik, N2509 Shore Drv., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Roger Tachick, 480 Aubin St., Peshtigo, WI 54157
Ms. Joyce Tackmier, 345 Russell St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Donald Tanguay, 1311 22nd Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. David Tessmer, 330 Point St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Larvell Thomas, N1387 US 41, Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Todd Topel, W706 Leaf Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Carma Tress, W3221 Aspen Ln., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Walter Trinkl, N5460 Hwy 180, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Douglas Trippler, W2107 Krause Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Henry Truitt, Jr., N8995 Camp O Ln., Cedar River, MI 49813
Ms. Karen Turpin, 1313 Armstrong St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Donald Twork, Jr., 1908 16th Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Tom Uecke, N520 River Rd., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Stephen Uecke, W2170 Raygo Ln., Marinette, WI 54143

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Ms. Mary Urbaniak, W3763 Peters Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Scott Urbaniak, N7261 Shady Ln., Porterfield, WI 54159
Mr. William Urbaniak, 817 Madison, Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Rose Vaness, 508 4th Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Daniel Vanidestine, 828 Miller St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Richard Varney, 2807 Hall Ave., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Edward Vieth, 931 Miller St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Kenneth Vieth, 1729 Daggett St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Michael Vieth, 2508 17th Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Stephen Vitkovic, 2207 Thomas, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Douglas Wagner, N6194 Biehl Rd., Porterfield, WI 54159
Mr. Russell Wagner, N5941 Hwy. 180, Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Donna Wahlen, 1035 Currie St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Ted Wagner, N6812 Hwy. 180, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Michael Walker, N2165 Shore Drv., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Gerald Walters, N5514 Ferndale Rd., Porterfield, WI 54159
Ms. Rita Walters, 3325 Pierce Ave., Lot 517, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Ronald Walters, N3910 Right-of-Way Rd., Peshtigo, WI 54157
Mr. Russell Walters, 222 Van Clev Ave., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. William Warren, 451 Pine St., Peshtigo, WI 54157
Mr. Kenneth Watz, W6507 38th Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Luke Weinschrott, 2017 16th Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Mr. Daniel Wesoloski, 1816 14th Ave., Menominee, MI 49858
Ms. Mary Westberg, W5553 Powers Rd., Peshtigo, WI 54157
Ms. Bonnie Wicklund, 2138 Shore Drv., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. William Wicklund, 2138 Shore Drv., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Willis Wickman, Box 105, Abrams, WI 54101
Mr. Ernest Wiedemeier, N4733 West Townline Rd., Marinette, WI 54143
Ms. Darlene Williams, 209 Lake St., Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Brian Wiltzius, W2294 Hwy. 64, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Stephen Woods, N6621 Hwy. 180, Marinette, WI 54143
Mr. Michael Yashinsky, 8255 Yashinsky Rd., Lena, WI 54139
Mr. James Zellner, W3425 Hudak Rd., Porterfield, WI 54159
Mr. Daniel Zoeller, 529 6th St. Oconto, WI 54153
Mr. Steven Zylkowski, 611 Point St., Marinette, WI 54143

    The Antitrust Division sent the following response to Ms. Cynthia 
Adams and to each of the individuals listed above who submitted 
comments identical or substantially similar to those provided by Ms. 
Adams:

City Center Building,
1401 H Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530.
March 22, 1996.
Ms. Cynthia Adams,
2712 Taylor Street, Marinette, WI 54143.

Re: Public Comment on Consent Decree in United States and State of 
Texas v. Kimberly-Clark Corp. and Scott Paper Co., No. 3:95-CV-3055-
P (N.D. Tex., filed Dec. 12, 1995)

    Dear Ms. Adams: This letter responds to your written comment on 
the proposed final judgment in United States v. Kimberly-Clark 
Corp., now pending in federal district court in Dallas, Texas. The 
complaint in that case charged that Kimberly-Clark's acquisition of 
Scott Paper would substantially lessen competition in the sale of 
consumer facial tissue and baby wipes. The proposed judgment would 
settle the case by requiring the defendants (a) to divest Scott's 
Scotties-brand facial tissue and any two of four tissue mills (viz., 
Marinette, WI; Ft. Edward, NY; and the Lakeview and Badger-Globe 
mills in Neenah, WI); and (b) to divest Scott's baby wipes brands 
and its Dover, DE wet wipes plant.
    Your letter raises several issues related to the proposed 
divestiture of Scott's facial tissue business, and specifically to 
the labor union agreement at the Marinette, WI mill. You point out 
that because the judgment would not require the purchaser of a 
divested mill to honor existing labor agreements, the new owner, 
after the divestiture, may reduce the wages or benefits of mill 
employees. You question whether divestiture of the Marinette mill is 
necessary to alleviate our competitive concerns, or whether those 
concerns could be met by permitting Kimberly-Clark to retain 
ownership of that mill, but make Scotties facial tissue under 
contract to the brand's new owner.
    We believe that in this case, the decision whether to continue 
an existing labor agreement should be left to the purchaser, rather 
than mandated by consent decree. If the agreement is competitive, 
the new owner will bargain to continue it. It is possible, however, 
that an existing, outdated labor agreement may unnecessarily 
increase a purchaser's costs and hamper its ability to compete in 
the market. And requiring the new owner of a divested tissue mill to 
operate under such an agreement would undermine our goal of ensuring 
that the divestiture ordered by this judgment will create a strong, 
viable competitor in the sale of consumer facial tissue.
    However, your specific concerns about continuation of the labor 
agreement at the Marinette mill are premature. Though the defendants 
have solicited bids on Scott's consumer facial tissue business, they 
have not selected a purchaser. The Marinette mill is now only one of 
four candidate mills available for sale under is now only one of 
four candidate mills available for sale under the judgment, and 
ultimately, it may or may not be sold. Even if the Marinette mill 
were sold to an approved purchaser, its new owner may choose to 
extend the current labor agreement. In short, it is too early to say 
whether selling the Marinette mill will adversely affect any union 
employee.
    Finally, as to your suggestion that it may be inappropriate to 
sell the Marinette mill to alleviate our competitive concerns, two 
points must be made. First, Marinette is a modern, relatively low 
cost, centrally-located mill that, before the merger, produced and 
distributed the bulk of the Scotties facial tissue sold in the 
Midwest. Thus, this mill should be an attractive asset to any 
purchaser that wishes to become a viable competitor in the sale of 
consumer facial tissue, and for that reason, we bargained with the 
defendants to include it among the tissue mills available for sale 
under the judgment.
    Second, the competitive problem created by Kimberly-Clark's 
acquisition of Scott Paper cannot be cured by requiring Kimberly-
Clark to divest the Scotties brand name and commit to make that 
facial tissue under contract to its new owner. We doubt that a 
purchaser who acquires the business under these terms would be a 
viable competitor since all of its production capacity and costs 
would remain under the ownership and control of its principal 
competitor, Kimberly-Clark.
    Thank you for bringing your concerns to our attention; we hope 
that this information will help alleviate them. Pursuant to the 
Antitrust Procedures and Penalties Act, a copy of your letter and 
this response will be published in the Federal Register and filed 
with the Court.

    Sincerely yours,
Anthony E. Harris,
Attorney, Litigation II Section .

    Same or substantially similar response was sent to all individuals 
commenting on the proposed Final Judgment.

[FR Doc. 96-8039 Filed 4-2-96; 8:45 am]
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