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        Harris Trust and Savings Bank
        311 West Monroe, 12th Floor
        Chicago, Illinois  60606
        Telecopier No.: (312) 461-3525
        Attention: Corporate Trust Department

               The Issuers or the Trustee, by notice to the others may designate
additional or different addresses for subsequent notices or communications.

               All notices and communications (other than those sent to Holders)
shall be deemed to have been duly given: at the time delivered by hand, if
personally delivered; five Business Days after being deposited in the mail,
postage prepaid, if mailed; when answered back, if telexed; when receipt
acknowledged, if telecopied; and the next Business Day after timely delivery to
the courier, if sent by overnight air courier guaranteeing next day delivery.

               Any notice or communication to a Holder shall be mailed by first
class mail, certified or registered, return receipt requested, or by overnight
air courier guaranteeing next day delivery to its address shown on the register
kept by the Registrar. Any notice or communication shall also be so mailed to
any Person described in TIA ss. 313(c), to the extent required by the TIA.
Failure to mail a notice or communication to a Holder or any defect in it shall
not affect its sufficiency with respect to other Holders.

               If a notice or communication is mailed in the manner provided
above within the time prescribed, it is duly given, whether or not the addressee
receives it.

               If the Issuers mail a notice or communication to Holders, it
shall mail a copy to the Trustee and each Agent at the same time.

Section 10.03. Communication by Holders of Notes with Other Holders of Notes.

               Holders may communicate pursuant to TIA ss. 312(b) with other
Holders with respect to their rights under this Indenture or the Notes. The
Issuers, the Trustee, the Registrar and anyone else shall have the protection of
TIA ss. 312(c). Section 10.04. Certificate and Opinion as to Conditions 

               Upon any request or application by the Issuers to the Trustee to
take any action under this Indenture, the Issuers shall furnish to the Trustee:

               (a) an Officers' Certificate in form and substance reasonably
satisfactory to the Trustee (which shall include the statements set forth in
Section 10.05) stating that, in the