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"THEARD GROCERY COMPANY."
UNITED STATES OFp AMERICA, STATE
OF LOUISIANA, CITY OF NEW OR
LEANS, PARISH OF ORLEANS.
Be It kn.ow, That on this sixteenth day
of the month of December, in the year one
thousand nine hundred and ten, before me,
Robert Legler, a Notary Public, duly co.
missioned and qualied n and for the Par
li of Orleans, State of Lousliana, afore.
aid, therein residing, and ii the preaence
of the witnesses hereinafter named and
undersigneda, personally came and appeared :
The persons woose names are hereunto sub
scribed, who declared that, availing them.
selves of the provisions of the laws of this
State relative to the organiaation of Cor
poratlons, taey have covenanted and agreed.
and do, by these presents, covenant and
agree, bind, form and constitute themselves,
as well as such other persons as may here
after join or become associated with them,
into a corporation and body politic in law.
hand for the objects and purposes, and under
the agreements and stipulations following,.
I 'he name, and style of this corporation
i shall ibe the "TliEhRI G;tRO"ERY tOM.
I'ANY." and under that name It shall have
and enjoy all the rights and prlvilegts grant
ed by law to corporations; it shall exist
for a period of ninety-nine years from the
date hereof: it shall have power and aut
thority to contrac,, sUie and he sued in its
corporate name: to make and use a corrlor
ate seal. and the samne to break or alter at
pleasure: to hold, receive, purchase, mort
gage, hypothecate and pledge property, both
real and personal ; to issue bonds, notes andi
other obligatIons : to haer, and empllv sItIli
manallers, directors and other employes as
the interest and welfare of said corporationl
nmay reqluire; and to smake and establish
sut .• "--laws, rulle s and regulati,,n as may
il deemed necisacry and lexpedient for th1,
corporate management and control of the
affairs of said company.
The domicile of said corporation shall be
in toe City of New Orleans, Slate of Lnou
Isiana. and all citations and other legal pro
an c'ess shall be served on the i'resident, and
Is In his absence or inacility on the Secretary.
The objects and purposes for n hibh this
corporation is organized and the nature of
th businesl to be carried on by it are here
u by declared to I*: to aeqtuit by purchase
or otlherwis, groceries and bar-rooms : to
run and operate said groceries and bar
rooms; to buy and sell at wholesale anti
retail, groceries, canned goods, candles. con
fections, cakes and liquors, and generally.
to do and engage in any other business or
enterprise growin, out of, connected with.
or incdental to any of the objects and pur
poses hereinabove set forth or contemplated
by this charter.
The capital stock of this corporation Is
hereby fixed at the sum of tire thousand
Sat).ttit) isollars, divided into fifty shares
of the par value of one hundred o t$t1t).0oi
dollars each, which shall be paid for in
cash, or may be issued at not less than par
for services rendered to. or property pur
chased by, said corporation.
All shares of stock shall be full paid and
non-daseable, and no transfer of stock
shall be ,taMdng upon the corporation unless
Smade upon its books.
All the corporate powers of this corpor
atlon shall be vested In and exercised by a
Board of Directors to be composed of three
stockholders, who shall be elected annually
on the second Wednesday of December of
each year by ballot of the stockholders.
Each stockholder shall be entitled in person,
or by written proxy to one vote of each
share of stock owned by him. and a major
Ity of the votes cast shall elect. All elec
tions shall he held under such rules and reg
ulations as may be determined by the Board
of Directors. and after st least ten days'
notice of such election shall have been giver
to each stockholder by publication In one
or more of the dally newspapers published
in the City of New Orleans. or by nothis
mailed to his last known address. The dli
rectors thus elected shall continue In ofitce
for one year, or until their successors have
been duly elected and qualified. No falluro
to elect shall be considered as a forfeiture
of this charter. Any vacancy occurring on
said Board shall be filled by the remaining
directors for the nnexpired term. Said
Board of Directors shall, at its first meet
Ing elect from among Its number a Presi
dent. a Vice-President. a Secretary and a
Treasurer. The said Board shall have the
right and power to combine the offitce of the
Secretary and Treasurer, and may even elect
a Secretary who need not be a stockholder.
No stockholder shall ever be held liable
or responsible for the contracts, faults or t
debts of this corporation, nor shall any t
mere informality in its organization have
the effect of rendering this charter null. or
of exposing a stockholder to any further Ila
blllty beyond the unpaid balance due on the
shares of stock owned by him.
This act of incorporation may be changed. ,
modified or altered, or this corporation may ,
he dissolved with the assent of the stock
holders owning a majority of all of the
d stockr of the corporation at a general meet
ing convarened for that purpose after at least d
ten days' notice of such meeting shall have
been given to each stockholder In the man
ner and iform provided In Article V of this
charter. In case of the dlssolution of th!.
corporation, either by expiration of Its char- y
ter. or otherwise, its affairs shall be liqul
dated and wound up by a liquidator or om-R
missioner to be elected by the stocklholders
from among their number at the meeting
which decides to liquidate. In the event of
the death or disability of said commissioner
the stockholder shall elect a successor.
Until the election to be held in 1913, the
following named stockholders shall conti
tute the first Board of Diretora: Alfred J. L
Theard, Mrs. R. L. Theard and oouls A.
'lueard, with Alfred 3. Theard, as President, L
Mrs. R. L. TheardU as Vic-Presldent. and
Louis A. Theart, as Seretary-Treasurer.
Thuhs done and passed at my ofce In the
City of New Orleanso on the day, month and
year, hereiln first above written, In the pres
ncae of Theodore A. Bek and Anthony Troy- a
anl. both of this Cityl competent witnesses
who have hereunto lsigned their names with
the al appearers and me, Notary, aftere
due reading ofl the whole. R
(Original slcgned : I
iRS. R. L THEARD, 1 shore. I
L. A. TslEARD. 1 shatr.
A. 7. THEAlfD, 35 shares.
T. A. BECK.
ROBERT LIIIER, Not. Pub.
I. the undersigned Recorder of Mortgges,
in and for the Parish of Orlesmn, State of
aoullant, do hereby certlf that the above
and foregoing act of Incorporatlon of the 0
Theard ,.rocery Company was this day duly
rcorded In my oflfc, in book 1013, folio -.
New Orleans. Ila.. December 17, 1910. 5
t AgneTd) EMILE I, NARD, D. R.
A true copy from the torlgnal act.
ROBERT IEGIER, Not. Pub.
Iec 22 29 jan 5 12 19 14t1
OF LEVY CONTRACTING COMPANY. Sn
UNITED STATEiS Of AMELCA. STATE in
OF LOUISIANA, PARISH OF ORLEANS, at
CITY OF NEW ORLEANS. cl
Be It iow, that on this svententh day th
of the month of Dc ber, In the year on of
thousand nine ohundred and ten and of the sl
Independence of the United States of Ames - lb
ie the oane hudred and thlrty-th, before pr
me. SCOTY E. BEER, a Notary Publlc, I. wi
and for the IParlh of Orleans, State of Lou- af
islana, therein resldling duly sworn, eon-co
misloaed and qoailed, and In the presence a
of the witnese hereaIafter nmsd and un-lo
dersllned, persnally came and appeared:
the several parttie whom ames ae here.
unto subscrIbed whi severally deelared that
availing themselves of the laws of the State
of Louisiana in sauh eases made and pr.TI
vided they have cotrate.s: and agred, and IT
do, by thes prests, ct ontract, r
hind themselves, as well as S s pet'- a
sonas who may hereaftr become assoliated (
with them. to forsa a corporation for the ha
objects and purposes and under the article
and stIpulations, as follows, to-wit: th:
ARTICLE I. as
The name of this seororation shall be ra
LEVY CONTALCTINO COMPANY, and an. am
dar Its sid corperate name It shall have cc
and -e a esrporate seal and the sm toI al
leas, peehs a cvle, s wl 5 It
mortgae and ho ethoeeato and pld ,re pn
The domlacel of thiscorporation shall tie
in the Cityj of New Orleans, State of Lou.
all citations or other legal pro
TE ca shall he served on the President, and
)R- In the absence of the President, on the Vi'e
aresident, and In the absence of the P'rsi
dent and the Vice-President, upon the Sec
lay retary or this corporation.
me, ARTICLE III.
At- The objects and purposes for which ths
Ire- corporation is established and the nature sof
c llthe business to be by it carried on are hel.
ad by declared to be to buy and sell p:l!nt oil-.
ed: wall paper. decorating materials of all kbli.
nb- sheet netal and tinsmith materials, and to
'i- carry on the business of house decoraitilg
his in all its details and branches as well as
Or- the business of sheet metal and tinsmrth
ed. worker in all their branches, as well ns to
nd make contracts In regard to all said clarses
's, of buslnt.s, and to do all things necessarv
re- and proper or incilental or relatsd to the
n, said buUsinesses alive described.
ier ARTICLE IV.
The calpltal stock of this corporatisn !
Ihereby fixed at the sum of Fifte.-n Tl'hoi
sand IDollars a$15.4tIt)i, to Ibe dlvilesl inlo
Ion one hundred and tlfty (150, shalrs of -tok
M. of the pas valuse io one hundrcd ,-i,l:lris
lye ctiol), a share, the said shares of stock
nt- to be full paid ani non-assessable, and to
e1st iu Issued ot.ly at liar in return for cash, o:
he ork actually done for this corporatlosn .,r
sn. proplsrt- plrhaseud IIby this ciorporation anId
its actuialJl ri-srlvid Iheic y,. after pIrospr r,,
or litn- Ins t that effct iv thie Board ,fl ,if
at rectors of this corporatlon.
'rt o tranisfe- shall e bilndln on this or
sIh psratlIon until said transfer has been inde
nd on the Ioiks thelrleof.
Tlhis corlorration shall ule a glilg spen
codern as soon its tlohre thols:Lnd do llalr
bIun t HSts of its calpital stuck shall hasit
i11 s-enl sulbscllserl for. andi paid in In cash ,r
ay its eslllvalent.
Al h ARTIsLE V.
.Ill h lsw.rs ofI this Cr rlra:t l ll ioi hll It
vestced In snil exercised by a lto:rd of ,ii
rectors to ibe composesd of three stoickhsoil
era, any tw, of whom sitall osIllstillue a
le uorum for the transsictlon of th bte 5inesr
t- and affairs of this corporation. The Board
ro- of Ilrectora shall Ias elected ainually n,,i
nd the loh dlay of January. All directors shsll
ry hold ,fice until theiru suct,hesorB are df!iir
iler1,sI and qusalitiedi. .tllsuch ise sctit
shall Is lby ballot and conlducledl at th. ofii
flee of thie corloration under the supelr:
stin of three commissioners. E:aihi st Ic
lis iholdsr shall Ie entitltd to one vtle for e.-i
, share of stock standing in his natme in thl
r-- ~olks of this corporation, which vote mnl:t
Is- cast in prson or by proxy, duly giv,-si
to in writing ahndl a majority of vostes ia:si
r- shallt elect. Each director may ieo ripri
ns sented sy it proxy dilly granted In wrlll n.I
haland uoeh proxy shall represent him at t ll
. meetings of the Board of irelltors. Any
o vacancy occurring on the Board of m I -,-i
etorsa by dath, resignation or othserwise. 'hl:li
r I flied fr the remainder osi the term tis
ed the remaining directors. A failure to isl."i:
directors at the time specified shall not dis
solve this o corporation, but the itsrd thrlls
in otnr e shall hold office until its suc.',s-sloI
are elected and qualified. Each dlre-.or
is shall own at least one share of stoick.
nd The Board of Directors shall is' composid
es of the following oflhcers, nam-ly,. a l're-l
Sdent. a Vice President and a Secretary : the
in President shall be the Treasurer of this I
ar corporation. The first Boardl of lirect:,r t
sr- ball bie the followingt: Emile I. IAevy,
i'resident and Treasure-; Charles Baldwi,l
d Secretary : Moritd Pentes. Vice Presidersnt.
kr The Blard of Directors may issue full pahl i
'* sharies of stock, non-asstssa, le for caslh, or
n payment of labor donse for oir prolperty
actually received bsy this corporation.
Whenever th111 corporation shall be dis
Ssolved ither Ie y limitatioh or otherwise, or i
f from any causie whatsoev.-, its affairs shall
be liquidated by two coamissioners to be I
cS appointed by the Board of Ilnrectors from
n" the stockholders or others, the said Ilut
h dators or commissioners to bie appointed at
r- a general m-esting of the stockholslers con
'(- v-ned for that purpose, of whlch said stock- t
rd holders meeting notice shall be given In the
rd manner prescribed by the ar. lcle VII of this
Scharter, and a majority in amount of hto i,
n capital stock ri-presented a' said meting t
e nhall Ie reqluisite to elect. Said liluidators
Id or conlllssionrs to reIIain in office until
ce the affairs of the corporation are fully Iwqui- a
- dated. In case of the desath of one of the
i- lluildators the remaining liquidator shall
rh ilquidate the affairs of the cooporation.
This act of incorporation nay be modl
Id t c o:ane--d or alteredl r the :ail corpora
' tion may e dissolved with the assent of
'I- thre-flourths of the capital .tock repre
Ssrented at a general meeting of the stock- r
e holders convenedl for that purpose, and aft-,r t
a notlce to that effect shall have sen given in 0
Sne or more newspapers published In the a,
r. city of New Orleans, La.. once a week for 0
four weeks preceding said meeting, and by
a written notice to every stockholder on the c'
books of the corporation, mailed thirty days o
le prior to said date of meeting, addressed to t
r the address given by the stockholders, o: tl
the last known address as given by the City
rC Islrectory of New Orleans, La. o
s- ARTICLE VIII. .
No stockholder shall ever be held liable
for the contracts or faults of this corpora-0
tion in any further am than the unpa!d A
balance due the corporation on tle shars A
of stockl owned by him, nor shall any Infor- 01
y mality In organisation of this corporation t"
Shave the effect ofi rendering this charter
Snull or of exposing any stockholders to any
t liability beyond the unpaid amount still k
t de on his stock. The subeEscrlbers heret m
shall form the original subscription list of
I this corporation.
Thus done and passed in the City of New of
' Orleans. at my o rci. on the day, month antbi
ear first above written, in the presence of L
Messrs. T. A. Schuber and E. M. Robbert, Ti
competent witnesses, who have hereunto
3 signed their name., together with the said it
appearers and me, notary, aflter a due read
ing of the whole. O 0
Original signed: Emile D. Levy, 28 shares, I
$2,,00; Chai. Baldwin, I share, $100; Ii
Pentes, 1 share, $100.
Wltnesses-T. A. Schu-er. E. M. Robbert. as
(Sell d ScOTT E. BEER, Not. Pub. o
I, the undersigned itecorder of Mortgages ui
in and for the l',Parish of Orleans, State of
Louisiana, hereby certify that the above
and foregoing act of ooincorporaion of the in
Levy Lontracting Co. was this day duly re
rcorded In Mortgage Ofice bookt 1018, folio -th
New Orleans, La., DIec. 19, 1910.
i (Slgned) EMILE LEONARD. D. R. at
SState of Loutisiana, Parish of Orleans. o r
I, the undersigned Notary Public, certify '
that the above and foregoing is a true and
correct copy of the original charter of Le.vy
Cto-ntractling C'o.. of record in my notarlal
ssrecords, together with the certificate of the P
Recorder of Mortgages for the P'arlsh of Or- ab
leans thereunto affixed. L~
In faith whereof I have hereunto signed la
my name and afxed my seal of omee, tills s1
19th day of IkDecember. 1910. to
8'COTT E. BEER, Not. Pub. by
Dee 22 29 Jan 5 12 19 1911
OF TIIE STEWART OIL COMPANY, a
STATE OF LOUISIANA, PARI)BH OF OR- th
Be It known, that on this nlath day of
the month of December, In the year of our
Lord one thousand nine hundred and ten, an
before me. Scott E. Beer, a Notary Publhs, by
duly commissioned, qualiled and sworn, in ca,
and for the Parlsh and State above written. me
and In the presence of the witanesesr her-- of
lnafter named and undersigned, personally ab
came and appeared the persons whose names
are hereunto subscribed, who severally de- sal
clared: that, availing themselves of the pro- to
viaionq of the laws of this State relative to abs
the formation of corporations, and especially st
of Act No. 36 of 1888, of the leneral As- or
sembly of Louisiata, and the amendments as
thereto, they have formed, and do by these ste
presents, form and orgaaise themselves, as the
well as such other persons as may here- ap
after beeome assocliated with them, into a
corporatioa, for the objects and purposes me
and under the articles and stipulations fol- cal
lowing. towit: co
The name of this corporation shall be
THE STEWART OIL COMPANY, LIM.- eve
ITED, and aunder its corporate name it shall coa
have and enjoy corporate existence and ag
siuccson for the full period of ninety-nine the
(99) years from tne date hereof; it shall scr
have power and authority to sue and be paz
sned; to make and use a corporate seal, and sat
the same to ater and break at pleasure; ch ;
to hold receive, lease, purchase and convey,
as well as to mortgage and hypothecate,
property, real, personal and miLed, corpo
real and ineorporeal; to name and apoist
such manars. agmnts, dlreetors and the
cera as it brline, Interets and onenl- i
enee may requlre; and to make and estab da
lih, as well as alter and amed, from time the
to time, suchb by-laws, rules and regualatios Jos
for the propar government of the aEairs of her
aid cocsoratlen as may he neceasary and wit
peeper; and to d all o ther acts and things ter
ruItted by law, or whleh ahal or may C
ne naesary and proper to carry at the $5e
AIIRTI.I II. LL
moe epe the ?m~nd t ofsad euepeca
tlon, or in the event of his absence, upon
the Vice-President, and in the absence of
i:. both of said officers, upon the Secretary of
ou- the corporation: suits by this corporation
rº- shall be brought in Its corporate name and
Ld by its President.
o- The objects and purposes for which this
ec- corporation is organized, and the nature of
the business to be carried on by It, are here
by declared to bet
To prospect for, locate, acquire by discov.
ery, lease. license, option, purchase, fran
her chise, grant, gift. donation, devise, ex
of chang.. or otherwise, and to hold, own,
possess, enjoy, develop mine, work, Isire
11. and drill for, operate and develop, promote
ad, and exploit mines, oil wells, gas wells, and
to wells, mines or excavations, for salt, suil
ig phur, water and all other mineral products
as of whatever nature; and the same to sell.
ith or otherwise dispose of or encumlber, mirt
to gage and hypothecate, as the business, in
se c terests or convenience of the crorporation
ry may require.
he To locate, purchase, lease, or otherwise
acquire, lands, mines, wells. excavations,
mrineral rights and claims, water rights anl
franchilses, mill sites and lands, and parthi
ularly lands contallnin or tbelieved to cun
Stain oil. gas, salt, sulphur. water, and oth "r
S in inral deposits; to carry on the busilne"'
Sof se:arching for. proslscting. preparin.
ki minintg, drilling and Ioring for, refining, pi,
r Ing,. storing, transptsrting, supplying, huyl
k ing. selling, manufacturtl g and distriluti,
to gls, petroleum. or other oil, salt, suilphlur
0: water, and other nminerals, and their pro I
.'r Irts and by-products: and to erect, acquirn,
id maintain and operate refineries, mrtill,
Sworks, laboratories, workshops, and dwe;i
ings for workmen.
'T'o purchase, ',iconstrluct. lease or otherwise
p acquire, own. operate and naintainll. e!,ectrli
or cas lighting and power plants., bullling<.
Ullllhinery allppllanehs and equiputwUlnt alle.r
Staiinitgi thereto for the use of its business;
u and to own and ope.rate telilphone and tel.h
,. graph linies, or to lease,'. construct, or ott-er
or ise" ac'lilir-i the' salme, for the uses and
purlsses of its own Ibulsiness.
To constrult. lease,, acquire. own andI
op,-rate plle lines, with stations aind sorlle,
tanks. for tile trIansportaltion. distr-iluti.tl I
i and stora a' of oil. gas or othlpr iro.niuilts.
1 ibut not as a commoon carrier; to store oil
Sfor hire: to charter, own, conistrct or
. lease, and operate, tugs, barges lnd otherst
,r vessels for the transportation of petroleumlll
,tii and tter prioducts. an, d to construct, .lemse
,or own docks and wharie.s for the use if I
I-'lh water transportation: to purn hte.
lease, own, holl annd operate tanks and tankll
f-tcars. and other works and applianein s th. tr
limay be incldental or auxiliary to thip b i t-i
ti-ss of this crrlairation; to lease, i. wn.
tonstruct, prchiase. maintain and ilsr'ate.l
t-' traliways, railwals. with necissary- engine.i I
ScaI'rs and appturtenlanlues, for tlhe translaortt
* lion of petroleum, or other oils, miltItl .al
St supplies, materials. and appllainces of allht
s oiver nature or kind, for the us.s and pra
poses of said corporation, but not as a o''It.i
And generally to hold andt exercise anl
such incidental powers and privileges as r,
ill late to the objects and purposes bhireinalvce i
to set forth.
i The capital stock of this corporation is
or hereby fixed at thirty thousand dollars
I $3:l.t No.lt h, divided into three hundred d
1I3l4Hi shitares of a par value of one hundred
,i. dollars ($1)00.00(N each. The stock of the,
he company shall only be issued for moneyr.
is property, or services rendered this corpora
r thin. and shall be represented by certlficates
v issued by the company and signed by the
lPresident and S.,cretary. No stockholder I
shall dispose of his stock without first offer
Id ing the same to the company, or indiv:da it
or stockholders therein, which said offr:" shall
ty be made at a meeting of the Board of Ili
rectors tallowing ten (10i) days for the re
fusal or acceptance thereofi and any sale
',f stock without this formality shall not
I' valid, or binding on this corporation;
i. nor shall any transfer of stock lie valid and e
or binding upon this company until the same s
shall have been entered upon the company's
be Iooks. t
m This corporation shall be entitled to begin
I bllusiness when $5.,100.00, being fifty shares
at of its capital stock, shall have been sul t
n- scribed for: and the Board of Directors of °
k- the company shall fix the time and manner
ie in which payment for said stock shall ie s
is made. A list of the subscribers to the cap-l
,, ital stock, which Is hereto attached, shows a
g that the total subscriptions to the capital 1
rs stock amount to 197 shares, aggregating
1 nini'teen thousand seven hundred dollars.
- and this corporation Is therefore authorizred t
to begin business at once.
All of the corporate powers of this cor
porationt are hereby vested in, and shall be
I exercised by a Board of IDirectors, to 'on
Sslt of five stockholhders, three of whom 11
t shall constitute a luorum for the transa- d
o. tion of all business. The said Board of 'ii ii
k- rec'tors shall le chosen annually by tie(
'r stockholders, at a meeting held on the s"," e
in ond Tuesday of the month of January, 191_,
e and annually thereafter on the same day.
or until their successors have been duly
elected. The first Roard of Ilirectros shall
Sconsist of Fritz Salmen. Charles I)D. Stew
, art, Leon C. Weiss. Emile Well. L. A. Livar o
o talis. who shall serve until the election of it
their sucessors. t.
Each Board of Directors shall appoint ft
from theilr number a President and Vice
I'resldent ; said Board of Directors shall ap
point also, from their number or other per- a
sons, a Secretary. Treasurer and General '
e Manager, any of which three latter offices
may be combined In the same person should
d the Board of Directors deem it advisable
,s All officers above mentioned shall hold their tl
offices during the life of the Board of Direc
tors appointing them. t
V 'acancies in the membership of the I
SBoard of Directors, or in said offices, shall
ei p poitmet o the remaining al
f The following persons shall constitute the
officers of the company during the life of
the first Board of Directors: Fritz salmen. It
I .Pl'resident; Leon I'. Weiss, Vilce l'resident;
L. A. LIvaudals. Secretary; C. D. Stewart.
Treasurer and G(eneral Manager.
Meetoings of the Board of Directors shall re
Sbe held at the office of the Company at New
SOrleans, at such times, and upon such no
tle, as may be fixed by the said Board of
Directors, or the President of the company.
L' The Board of Directors shall also appoint
all such other officers, agents or emp oyees, t
as the buslness of the company may require,
or may confer such rights of appointment
a upon the general manager of the company.
f All salaries shall be fixed by the Board
of Directors, or by the General Manager,
e In case of persons employed by him under
authority of the Board.
The Board of Directors shall also have
the right to confer any of its powers upon
an executive committee, agent, or represen
tative, or other person, as it may dec0m
1 ARTICLE VI.
SAll meetings of stockholders, for any pur
Spose whatever, whether special or general.
Sshall be held in the City of New Orleans.
La., after ten days' notice malled to the of
I last known address of each stockholder. II o
Ssulch meetings stockholders shall be entitled
to one vote for each share of stock owned St
by them, in person or by proxy: provided th
that stock can only be voted in the names ge
of stockholders who shall be the recordl (j
owners of the stock, as shown upon the s
books of the company, at least thirty (:10, pf
days in advance of the meeting at whli h
said stock is offered to be voted. Said o p
tice of meeting shall be issMued by the Soc
retary of the Company by authority of e;tuer av
- the Board of Directors or President of the la
ARTICLE VII. co
This charter may be changed, altered or sel
amended, or this corporation be dlssolved 1*
by a vote of two-thirds of the outstand!nA, sl
capital stock, present or represented at a an
meeting called for that purpose, after not:ce sti
of said meeting shall have been given as
I In case the organization be dissolved, the
same meeting shall appoint three lquldators
to settle the affairs of the company, who sh
shall as rapidly as poseible pay all out- by
standing debts, sell the property for cash,
or otherwise as they may deem advisable, or nil
as may be directed by said meeting of in
stockholders, and divide the proceeds among tie
the stockholders, according to their re- po
spective Interests. the
On all other questions exeepthi those an
mentioned In this article a majority of the or
capital stock voting at any meeting shall rul
control the aetlon of the company. ag
ARTICLE VIII. nit
No stocktholder of msaid corporation shall th
ever be held liable or responasible for its
contracts, or faults, or thore of any of its
agents or employees, in a greater sum than
the ulnplaid balance due by them on sub
seriptions to the capital stock of the eo'o- In
pany ; nor shall any linormallty in organl- is
nation have the elect of rendering this pr
chartCt null, or expositg a stockholder to dem
any liabilIty beyoad the amount due on h's upi
sbsserlption to the capital stock of the
the ames hereto subscribed shall firm
the original subscrietption list.
Thus done and passed In my oale, on the cot
day, month and year Irst above written, in to
the pnrssae of Mesrs. T. A. Schhber and na'
Ios. Helm, eaeat wltnesss who have thl
hereanto slerled their rames, together slo
with the said aparem and me, notary, at- tar
tear a read ot the whole. bae
Orignal sigad: F. hlmen, 5 shares, to
$506: 7. A, Uaelms, .. alumen, 5 ant
lshres, 00; a. n . a s aars pol
C. WeI , 10 shares, $1,06 ; l Wlal, the
10 shares, $1,00. of
Wltn es: T. TA sIJos. Hel. w,
(Isal) - cort a3 Ikst Pub. tus
I, the ls~elsl Dser a Mrtwasaid
on In and for the Parish of Orleans. Stc- ir
of Ilonislana, do herebhy certify that the l r.:l.v,
of and foregoing act of incorporation of tlr.
on Steiwart Oil C'o.. Ltd.. was this day duty r.
nd corded in my office In book l101%. full., 17:
New Orleans, Ia.. liec'. 1:. 19111.
1 Signed) EMILE LErINARtI II. It.
Is I. the undersigned notary publlli. hre-.y
of certify that the above and fo)r.egoing is ,.
re- true and correct copy of the original ac.t if
Incorporatlon of the Stewart liil co.i. i.ti
1v Ited. together with the certitlcate of the
n- Recorder of Mortgages in and for the I'at
!z- ish of Orleans, State of Iioulsiiana, thIere
n, unto appended.
re In faith whereof I have here-i.it i sn.,in
t my name and afixed my ftticial s'!ii lii,h
ad 19th day of ilece.mlabr, 19110.
ii- Sc")']I' E. ItEE:It-, Not. P lo.
is Dec 22 29 jan 5 12 19 11111
ii. ----_______ -
n (F "KONOItD C'HIEMIh'C.A COMPANY.
STATE OF LOt'SIIANA, APAtRISHl i Ol -
i LEANS, CITY OF NEW OlIEANS.
S Ie it known, that on this fifteetnth dIty of
ir leCt.-lnber. 191', tIwfore nme, Oraite'l II. Situ:,
son, a notary iiittle in and for I riat it: Ir
Ith, State of Liu¶4inua. duly cuniit,,al n. ,
anid qualified. and In tilhe pIr,.nt.i of thet
V tin ses0s her.inafte r nap it'd anld unt .l
it'ne"ti personally appaItlred tIhe plr t
r. Lhoa'.e Inaties are tl runti sti , I a.'ri.s,. hilt
i detlared : that ai:llling them1telv.e> of the
. laws of this state reilative to c'orpl rilti .-,
s they do by the-. preenlts covenant land
i. alrre to formi themnselvs into a lcorporation
fir ithe ibjei'ts aind lirp<si,,.s hei'.- : itft,,r
- , tiiid.
r The. nallll ,f thi coqiora.tion shall:: ls
a the K Nutmi t'ililf+ll . t'll'ANY. and
tuntder sBl oirpoirati namet it thall cViv
ipower andll ail.h, ri. y o conlltrai ,t i: to i,. irtl
and samle I~ :i .ter at iii-ip ' l r,; t l- it ..l".
I l I 'prch'l se, .Fci ·ve} n:. i rtg'ai and pl, d;;,.
i. ' prop fly oth1.1 rent and pei'siol t) : )I.. orno
ntt inet, : to elct or ilpp olut .. h t'll.t1 era. di
rectorsl, agenltts atid ettitlolye .a is the intrll
i ests of the comlpany n 'ay l t ,it ; t_ o adopt
ir rll trle I ai, r.tulations for th" e propei r 11mn
r all"tielnt of It- iusintlss. Antid saiu6 iroir
i :tion, during its exlsten<e.. whih shail l on
'le in Ir f or n ht-nine yearthis fror, ih.- t.tti
I.f h efsatilh Is i ll'. an l te nthority, wio th,' t,iti r
n. stli tion or Ili itrr l tion , to . are d cl "rfor i
ak ail 1 ts slid thins neeessil.y to 0 1lrry out
I .e To buyt s ni. n lIts d ft ille I.nl iotin the iit of
. Nw lrleants, Staell of Lounistiiana. Iltations
iain and citetlgllal proes. s shall t r.l oi
thi l'lrhsident or Secretary-treasurer.
The purpitse for which thi c orporation hall
Sis eItaen lshod, and the nat.re of the hdlsii
ness to be carried on y It arone dechndlared to
, me: T obuy, nrvicnfactue, compallound, importi
I pak, dltriura t,. sell and stxport drugs mr, ta
it ilnes and hed. icl rals.
The capital stock of this s c orporation sall
l ten hoe esteand 1n a 0.ItolO) dollars, divi.
ed into one hundred shares of one hundred
dollars each, payable in cash or issued in
lpayment of services actually rendered to
said corporation, or for stock and merchan
di Thse furnished. All transfers of stock shall
toc made on the books of the cormpany i raton.
This company shall egin business whenand annually therter on
Ithe necessary capital prescribed by law shall
r have lt'en subscribed.
The corporate powers of this corporation
tshall bfir ested in a Board of three lyear.
t tors, each of whom shall he a stockholder.
The first Board of Directors shall be elect
ed. after due notice has leen given to each
stockhohler, as soon as the company Is ready
to begin business, and annually thereafter on
the first Monday in January of each year.
Notice of said election shall be given each
stockholder by mall or otherwise. The
three stockholders receiving the highest
number of votes shall be declared elected.
r They shall hold office until relieved by their
successors. Failure to elect shall not dis
solve the corporation. The directors shall
annually elect from their number a 1'resi
dent. Vice lresident and a Secretary andl
Treasurer. The offices of Secretary anti
't'reasurer shall he combined. Two'dlrec
tors shall constitute a quorum. All vacan
lies among their own number or otherwise
shall be filled bIy the Board of Directors.
No stockholder shall ever be lilable for
the contracts or faults of this corporation
li any further sum than the unpaid balance
due tin his stock, nor shall any informality
In organization render this charter null, or
expose any stockholder to any liability In
excess of the amount of his stock.
This charter may be amended or the cor
poration dissolved by a vote of three-fourths
of the capital stock represented at a meet
Ing called for that purpose. after due notice
to all stockholders. In case of dissolution.
the stockholders shall elect a commissioner
from their number who shall have charge
of such liquidation under such regulations
as may le prescribed by the stockholders at
I said meeting.
Thus done and passed in my office, In the
('it- of New Orleans, State of Louisiana, on
the day, monto and year first above written
in the presence of Messrs. Arthur P. Bob
andl J. B. Gessner, competent witnesses. re
siding In this parish, who have signed their
names with the samid parties and me, notary,
aflter due reading of the whole.
(Slgned) NAMES OMITTED.
I. the undersigned Recorder of Mortgages,.
in and for Orleans Parish. State of Iloul
ana. do herelby certify the above and for'.
going Act of Incorporation of the "KONOi)ll
i'ilt\I'tIfAL ('OMI'ANY." was this day duly
I recorded in book 1014. folio 17..
isigned) EMILE ILEONARD.
New Orleans, La., Dec. 15, 1910. d
The above Is a true and correct copy of
the original on file and of record in my of
tise. ORAMEL II. SIMP'SON,
New Orleans. La., Dec. 15, 1910.
Dec 22 29 Jan 5 12 19 1911
ACT OF INCOItI'OIATION OF JENNING;S
& JONES COMPANY.
STATE OF IA)I'ISIANA. PI'ARIStII OF )1OR.
IEANS, CITY OF NEW ORLEANS.
le . known, that on this. the 17th day I
of the month of December. In the year of
our Lord one thousand nine hundred and 4
ten. and of the independence of the United t
States of America the one hundred and h
thirty-fifth, before me. Charles F. Fletchin
ger, a Notary l'ubllc, duly commissioned and j
quallfied in and for the city. parish and d
state aforesaid, thierelin residing. and In the
presence of the witnesses herelnafter named b
aid undersigned, personally came and ap
peared the several persons whose names are
hereunto sulscrlbed. who declared that.
availing themselves of the provisions of the a
laws of this state relative to the formation ,
and orzanizatlon of corporations, they have f,
covenanted and agreed and do. by these
presents, covenant and agree andl bind them- ,i
selves, as well as those who may hereafter
become associlated with them, to form them- i
selves Into a corporation for the obhJets e
and pnrposes, with the name and under the t
stipulations following, to-wit:
The name anl style of thls corporation
shall be "Jennings & Jones company," and.sl
by said corporate name it shall have ue
cerslon and enjoy existence for a period of
ninety-nine years, unless sooner dissomlved
in the manner provided by law, anl the ar t
ticles of this charter; and. under said cor
porate name, It ahall have power liTnd au
thorit. to contract, sue and be suef, to make
and use a corporate seal. the same to alter
or break at pleasure; to make all necessary i
rules and regulnations for its corporate man
agement and control, and shall have and
enjoy all the rights, privileges and Immtu
nitles which are now conferredl upon. or
may bereafter be granted to. corporations of oI
the same kind and character. '
ARTICLE II. at
The domicile of thin corporation shall be i
In the City of New Orleans. State of ILou- 4'
lalaa., and all eltationa and other Igeal I
processes shall bie served opon the Presl
dent, or, In his absenee or nabilllty to act.
upon any other oceer of the corporatlon.
The objects and purposes for which this at
eorporation is orgaised are hereby de-lared to
to be to engage in and operate a general da
naval stores facetorage busliess; and, for st
this purpose, to buy and sell, on commie- pn
sion and eonsignment, naval stores, spirits- ur
tnrpentine, rosln, rosinoll. crude-gum, tar, a
battilg dross, ad all other naval stores: ut
to buey and sell groceries, at both wholesale
-ad retalil:; to acquire, own, lease, and dias
pose of all klnds of real estate necessary
or Inecdental i the course of its business. e
and to borrow and loan money and secure a
the same by mortgage, pledge or other form st
of seurty: to aequire, g lease or other- to
wise, timber, ad to w lse and operate er
trpentine farms; an when necesrary in ca
aid oe gre iness, m ay asg ire by per- ii
. C. OswaldPlumbin and
•* a •Sewering Work ,t
R S OUR SPECIALTY
Improve Your Parks and Gardens
Hinderer's Iron Works
1112-1118 Camp Street - - - - New Orleans, La.
Iron Fences Cheaper Than %N'r od
Iron Chairz, Tables, Settees, Flower Boxes, Hanging Pots, Arbord,
Arches, Vases, Fountains and Benches for Public Parks. Offite Railing,
Stable Fixtures, Hitching Poets, Carriage Steps, Malleable and Gruv Iron
Castings, Water Troughs, Fence Material, Hygienic Drinking Fuuitauns.
Cceinctery Fences and Mtertorial Crosses
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That in the average three-minute telephone conversation at
least 300 words are spoken?
That, unlike the telegram, a telephone talk is a message
sent and answer received?
That this is accomplished at one and the same time for the
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The rates are reasonable.
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We transmit money by telephone on reasonable terms.
Cumberland Telephone & Telegraph Co,, Inc.,
Comfort and Convenience
OUR ELEGANT AND COMPLETE LINE OF CABINET, ELEVATED
OVEN AND STANDARD RANGES NOW ON DISPLAY AT OUR
SALESROOM. INQUIRE ABOUT OUR NEW CIRCULATING WATER.
N.O.Gas Light Company
S l Delivered to your home at
I UGROCERIESni prices that will compare
i W ll lll with any in the city.
FRAKll CASTRGIOVA111N, ne, At 531., 1000 Alix St.
in chase, lease or otherwlse, and may operate
ih tramwavs, railroads, tank-cars, terminals.
- landings. steamboats and other water-craft.
ir but not as a common carrier.
The capital stock of this corporation
a. shall br one hundred thousand dollars
1- ($100,00.00). divided into one thousand
shares (1.000), of the par value of one hun
hn dred dollars ($1f00.0ol each; said stock
3' shall li issued only for cash, or in payment
of property or services actually received by
or rendered to said corporation : this corpor
ation shall commence business and become
a going conern as soon as fifty thoosand
dollars of its capital stock shall have been
subscriled and paid for; the residue of said
stock to be Issued anti payment made there
for, subnhject to the action andt call of the
Board of Directors: said stock shall be fully
paid at the time of its issuance and there.
after non-assessable, and the capital stock
may be Increased or decreased in the man
ner provided by the laws of this state.
The parties to this act declared that
they hereby subcrblhe for the number of
shares of said capital stock set oplsosite
their respective signatures hereto, so that
this act of itncorporation shall serve as an
All the powers of this corporation shalli
Stib vested In and be exercised by a board of
seven directors, to be elected each year by
d the stockholders at the annual meeting;
i the said directors shall be hona fide stock
d holders, and the first board shall consist of:
T. Albert Jennings. who shall 1~ President :
di James 8. Jones, who shall be Vice-Presl
d dent: Ionald B. Gordon. who shall be Vice
P'resident: Frank IL. Dusenbury, who shall I
be Secretary-Treasurer; Iouglass D. Peas.
body, Joseph B. YN3wton, James F. Dusen
On the Raturday next preceding the se
ond Monday of Iecemher, 1911. and'annu
n allv thereatter. except when such day shall
e fall on a legal holiday, then, upon the next
following lay day. the stockholders shall
elect a Board of Directors for the ensuing
r year. the board already installed to coltlin
tie to hold over until their surccessors are
elected and quallfled. The Board of Direc- I
tors so elected shall select from their own I
number the ofllcers of the corporation which s
shall be a P'resident, two Vile-l'reslb*lnts.
and a recretary-Treasurer. The Ilection of
directors shall be by ballot, and the persons
Sreeilving the largest number of votes cast
shall ie declared elected. For elet Inc dl
rectors, or for any other purposee, each share
f of stock, whether present or by proxy, shall
be entitled to one vote, and a majority of
the votes cast shall le req tired to pals any
resolution or decide any qliestlon mnlnilteals
to the stockholders. elcept for the ancrt,.la. 1
or amendment of this cbarter. or the ditss
r Intion of the corporation, as hereinafter pro,
The said Board of Directors shall hayv,
power and authority to make all necessar>
rules and regulations for the management.
operation and control of the basiness of tlih.
corporation, as well as to make all nec",
sary rules and by-laws, with power to fhi
any vacancy occurring in their numnler. .\
majority of the directors voting at any onr
time, in person or by proxy, shall be rie
quired to liass any resolution or adopt an
Iby-law, anti which, when so adopted, shial:
become valid corporate acts.
Notice of all meetings of stockholders, for
electing directors, or for any other purposi',
t shall be given, in writing, by the Secre.tary,
I to be deposited in the mail at least ten
I days before nsch meeting, directed to each
stockholder, at his last known address, ap
pearing upon the books of the corporation.
unless said notice is waived in writing by
all the stockholders appearing as such
upon the bonks.
Whenever this corporation is dissolved,
either by limitation of its charter or from
any other cause, its asairs and business
shall be liquidated by three eommlssioners,
to be appointed from among the stockooli
er,. at a general meeting thereof, to be
eomvened atar ten dayuy prior apnotlee to e
liven in one of the aiUl newipept pu,,
lished In the City of New Orleans, In addl
thin to the notice to each stockholder pro
vidled in Article Vi hereof, and by the alIr.
mative vote of three-fourths of the stock
of the corporation represented at s.uch meet
ing. Such commissioners shall ri;a:a. in
otfice until the alfairs and business of the
corporation shall have been fully liqui
dated; anti, in case of the death of one or
mnore of suchl commissioners, the survivors
or survivor shall ccmtinue to act.
This act of Incorporation may be modilied,
added to, changed or amended, or this cro
poratlon may be dissolved by and with the
assent of the holders of three-fourths in
amolunt of its then outstanding capital stock,
given at a general meeting of the stock
holders of the crorpratlon, to be convened
for such purpose after ten days' prior no
tice to be given in one of the dally news
Pppers published in the City of N'w Or
leans, In addition to the notice to the stock
holders as provided in Article VT of this
No stockholder shall be held liable or
responsible for the contracts or faults of
this corporation, in any further sum than
the unpaid balance due to the corporation on
the shares owned by him, nor shall any
mere Informality in organization hayve the
effect of renlering this charter null or of
exposing a stockholder to liability twyond
thie amount of his unpaid stock, if any.
Tlhlus done and passed, at my c.mre, in
the ( Ity of New Orleans, on the day, nmonth
and yver hereinhs'fore written, in the pres
ence of Messrs. T. M. Miller and F. V. lien
ton, competent witnesses, aho hereunto
signed their names, together with s:hld ap
pearrs andti me, Notary, after due readlng
of th,, whole.
O)riginal is signeda: J. II. Newton, Go
ishares; T. Allw.rt Jennings, :50) shares;
.ihss. S. Jones, 250 shares; Douglass I). I'Pe
ls,ly. 35 shares; Frank Lt. Itiacshury, 540
sllars; Isilnahld I. ;ordon, 50 shares; J. I'.
Inisetnbury, by D. I). Peabody, 55 shares.
Witnesses: 'I'. M. Miller. F. V. It,,nton.
I1lAS. F. FLETCIlIN'GER,
I, the undulerlned IRecorder of Mortgage-a
In :Ind for the I'arish of Orleans, State of
sil'siana, di hiereiby certify that lthe aor,.-.
end foregillng act of Incorporatlion of the
J.ennings & JIones I'o tpany was this dav
Jily recor.led in smy office, In hook 101t ,
'oli -. New utrleans, lat., lee'. t19. 191t0.
,tinedn,, E.MILE LEONIt-.Al, I). It.
A trite copy :
4'11AM F FE1I'T'IINs;Elit, Not Pub.
. 2 2_ s Jan 5 1 I's 1s11
Founder of Physical Geograpny.
Alexander Humboldt may be conaid.
ered the founder of the ecience of
physical geography. His great work,
the "Cosmos," written after he was
seventy-six years old, was the frst
scientific description of the world. It
it a work of supremte and abiding
value. notwithstanding the fact that
many new things have been learned
since the time of its publication
Benefit of Work.
It is impossible to be despondent
when one is kept busy.
Monster Whale Drifted Ashore.
A seventy-foot whale wei-ghing fully
fifty tons, the largest ever .seen In
the district recently driftscit ashore
Cloughton Wyyke, six miles no
Scarborough, England it h
merly been seen five miles off
by, where it was in the dire:t 11
coasting vessels and a danger to ship
ping. It has been cut up, carted
ashore, and buried at the expease d
the board of trade