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Where and When They Meet and Ad- a;
dresses of Their Officers. mar
Sts. John Lodge No. 153 pr
St. John Lodge, No. 153, F. and A.
M., meets every Tuesday evening in
Masonic Hall, corner Olivier street and .,r
Pelican avenue at 7:30 o'clock.
Louis Acker, W. M., 721 Patterson; 'n
Edward Dosier, 8. W.; H. S. Manson: J.
W.; George Hebert, Jr.. treasurer; L.
J. Peterson, secretary, 518 Venet street; t i
W. Senat, tyler; Thomas H. Regan, S. in
ID.; Selig Davis, J. D.; W. H. La- 1i
buses M. of C.; C. A. Sutherland, I,,
chaplain; J. M. Couget and B. H.
Borne, stewards; George Herbert, Jr., 1
Crescent Lodge No. 3.
Crescent Lodge No. 3, K. of P., meets '
every Friday night in Pythian Hall at Ir
7:30 o'clock. Ill
R. Chestnut, chancellor commander; it
H. L. Kirkpatric, vice-chancellor; J. B.
Babin, prelate; A. S. Covell, master of
work; A. C. Heron, master-at-arms; E. I
E. Babin. keeper of records and seal; w'
George Lecourt, master of finance; L.
J. Peterson, master of exchequer; C. ti
Miller, inner guard; Louis Martin, In
outer guard; J. B. Babln, grand repre- n
sentative; Geo. W. Pollock, alternate; a
C. Miller, janitor; E. E. Babin, organ- '
Ist; E. J. Mothe and J. B. Babin, gener- ht
al relief committee; R. Chestnut, J. B.
labin and A. C. Heron, committee of
sine; Louis Peterson, Dr. C. V. Kraft, at
and'L. J. Burton, trustees; Dr. J. E. a
Pollock and Dr. Chas. Gelbke, physi- i
clans; E. J. Mothe, undertaker; L. J. rn
Peterson, delegate to Anti-Tuberculosis s"
Virginia Lodge No. 13L .
Virginia Lodge No. 136, K. of P., it
meets on the second and fourth Mon- of
days of each month In Pythian Hall at '
7:30 p. m. o
A. Stecklin, chancellor commander; n
Louis Fist, vice chancellor; Walter u
Wright, prelate; Jno. Pendas, master a,
of work; Wm. Owens, master-at-arms; p
C Krogh, muaster of finance; A. F. v
Kaufman, muter of exchequer; L.
F. Gisch, keeper of records and ti
seals; Walter Goodwin, inner guard; h
J. E. Thorning, outer guard; S.
G. Smith, Grand Lodge representative; eI
Wm. B. Owens, alternate; S. G. Smtih a
and L. F. Gisch, general relief commit
tee; 8. G. Smith and Wm. Owens, tf
trustees; Jno, A. Barrett, undertaker; ti
Dr. J. E. Pollock, physician. a
Order of Eastern Star-St. John Chap- u
ter No. s.
St John Chapter No. 35-Meets on a
tao second and fourth Mondays of |
each month in Masonic Hall, at 7:30 h
Mrs. N. Reynolds, worthy matron;
E. W. Burgis, worthy patron; Mrs. E. a
W. Burgis, secretary; Mrs. C. A. Suth- e
erland, treasurer; Mrs. A. J. Amuedo,
associate matron; Mrs. L. Ooodlet, con
doctress; Miss Olga Nelson, associate
eonductres; Mrs 8. . Smith, Ada;
Mrs. Binalas, Ruth; Miss Maude Tufts, I
Esther; Mrs. G. W. Pollock. Martha; r
Mrs. C. Nelson, Elects; Mrs . . risch, e
warden; Wm. Lucas, sentinel; Mrs. C. '
A. Borden, chaplain; Mrs A. Vander-'
linden, marshal, and Mrs. C. Corbett, s
Orange Gemove No. .
Orange Grove Na --Mor oas tahe
irst and third Thursday of each month
In Pythian Hall, 7:30 p. m
Amelia Smith, guardian, I25 Bels
ville street; Lissle Borden, clerk, 541
talltte street; M. Stalcup, meistant
clerk; Anna Vandorlinden, past gar
disan; Mary Jacobs, advisor; HatUtioe
Toufts, honker; Shade G. Bmtth, ate
tendant; Julia Erickson, chaplaln;
Dr. J. Ernest Pollock, physician;
Josephine Mock, inner sentlnel; Mrs.
J. Matchett, outer sentinel; Grace
Prottt, Emma Short and Ida Hyrel,
managrs; Gertrude Back, organit;
Jno. A. Barrtt; J. Mothe, under
OF MBRRTVILE NtAVAL STORES COM
UNITED STATES OF AMntRICA. STATE
OF LOUI'ISIANA PARISH11 OF OLEdAN.,
CITY OF NEW OmrLiS.
Be It know, bthat on this 25th day of
the month of February, in the year of our
G ese thoumld sie hundred and thir
tees, and the Independence of the United
btate. of America, the one hundred sad
thirty-elghth, bere me, W. Morganm GOurley,
notary public, duly commissioned and qual.
iedi a sad fbr the prtish of Orluans, state
e Losatiana, theretin mtddn, and in the
preseee of tUe witnesses hereinafter named
sad udemrae mersounally came and ap
ered the ssvrl o whoe me are
heeoteohb in a of f tull age
.1 moiority, and who severally dectare, that
dLali themelv of the ovlslen of the
laws and eoetitutlo of this tate relative
ao the orgamlsattos of cooratoi, they
have eontncte d a agreed, ad do b the
grests coaeet a agree usad bd, ad
obligate thermlv., as well a such per
ses uas my hesiaftar eeme assocmiated
wi them to ~m and eastatute a bo4
and under the opemets end sttulatIems
hereits followits, wk they adeopt as their
the name of this oneratie ohall he
Mermville asal stores s(ed shall
have ese ate eitac for the tried of
(. 0) years frotm the date her,
a have ma aexsse fr the p s
etO he eiase to e carred erb¶ al
ee mbiarsed by law es sI as-co
lmleg the r ower to make sal
or C pleasse, mas eaostmet ana be
eesd smie e m - ; to held, own,
t Inmess e oh5 end ether
-i the 5d h terewing ssme, sad t
- ead -= ~`
dlrectors, agents and other employees as the
interests of said corporation may require,
and to establish such by-laws, rules and reg
ulations as may be necessary and proper, OF
and the same to alter, amend or abolish at
pleasure and to generally do and perform
all such acts as may be proper and neces- ST.
nary to carry out and execute the purposes I
of this corporatIon.
The domicile of this corporation shall ie Ilut
in the city of New Orleans. state of loutlsl- Ite
ann, but It may establlsh and operate fac- os
toriti. olfiees and agencies wherever It may e
dlern advisable. All citations or othier legal cn
pr,,es.~-, shall be served on the president of ant
thi-s c.-,rioration. or In the event of his the
abt,,n, e, or inability to act, upon the vice,- r
A.IT (' "hE lii.
The obI.'cts and purpoosett for which thli ItaS
corporlation is organized and the nature of :tt
the busianesi to ho' carried on by it are
hIerhy declared to be the general turpen- bi
ine tInd Illlumer bullness in all its vlarollS
bt Iantli,. landl t,hat end to manufacture.
pilrha',e anid sell turpentine, pitch, tar.
re-in. naval stores and allied products: to ti
:a-q ir. own, ionatrlct and op, rite tulrlen-
tIni atills. sawmills. planing mills. driers wl
and all umachinerv and appliancese nece,' ary
In c,tnntr-ctin with the operatio)n of said
businessCl and to manufactlure any iprodlts of he
woo), solh as sash. doors. blinlds. trimmingnA. dI
l,ixis. furnituire and artlites of wool and na
it, various by-produ'ts. AnAd furtihermore, a
;. own and operate in connection with said i
abu-nie. tralm roads. lolging road-. sailing of
ve,'si,-+ steam vessels ant other water craft sit
I nee.ary for the tranwportatIon of its ma
terial and products and alsoan di a mercantile
hlu in,'m . ref
'rhe capital stok of thlis corporatlon is sb
her.biy tiled at one hundred thousand I4$100.
Inen. il dollars, divlded into and represented em
hy one thousand (1.000) shares of one hun- .
ired ($100.00, dollars each. which said an
it-wk shall be paid for in cash, or in sick re
amounts and In such manner as the board ru
if direetors may determine. or may ie is- .
sued at lar in payment of property actually co
prchased, or services actually rendered to
this corporation, which said stock shall be
full paid and non-assessable. In
. his corporation shall l aulthorized to an
Scommence business and te a going concern sh
as soon as thirty thousand ($Ili:),M).IN) dlol- t
sars of Its capital stock lI asuIterllied for, vi
which amount is hereby declared to tbe sub- f
se r llbed. ti
The shares of this stock shall be trans- i
f,.rable only on the t,,oks of this corpora
tlon, and no transfer of stock shall be iind
Ing or have any effect upon this corpolration, ,
, nless, and until made upon Its tsioks: and tit
. a prior lien on all shares of stock shall be by
rtalned by tills company on the stock of
any shareholder for any indebtedness. se
curTed or unsecured, however evidenced or at
created, due at any time to the company ,i
r- by the holder of said stock, and all trasm- at
fers of stock shall be made subject to these I,
-conditions. - at
ARTICLE V. t
All the corporate powers of this corpor- 1,3
t, ation shall be vested in. and exercised by se
a board of four directors who shall each be of
a stockholder in this corporation. the ma- ti
j. Jority of whom shlall constitute a quorum to
for the transaction of all buasiness, and a
J" majority vote at any meeting shall decide ti
lall questions voted upon. it
Saidi lirectors shall be elected annually le
fromt thie satkholders, on the first Tuesday al
of April In each year, after due notli-e of in
saild meeiting shall have b.i.on given to earch it
st.ckhllder, se.nt by mail to his last known
address, ten (10) days prior to the holding e
of said election, which said notice or any i
otller notice required by this charter, may in
obe waived In writing. Iv
At salid election, and at all other meetings at
' of the stockholders, the vote shall t*e Iy
it ballot, and each share of stock shall he
entitled to one (I) vote, to lie cast by tile
ownler in person or by written proxy. The m
r majority of stock voted at any stock'holders w
nimeeting shall decide all quiestions voted
tr upon, except as otherwise provided. kt
Within one (1) week from their election
as above provided for, the board of directors ui
; shall elect from among their members, a
president, first vice-president and second
F. vice-president; they shall also elect a secre
tary-treasurer, who may or may not be a m
member of the board or a stockholder, at a
id the discretion of the members of the board. A
All the said officers and directors shall
1; hold their respective ottices for a piriod it
of one I t y.ear from the date of their elee- b'
tion, or until their successors are duly tl
The term of the first board of directors
Ih and officers herein named, shall expire on f
Lt April 7, 1914, or until their successors are
duly elected as herein provided for. But c
g, the failure to hold an annual election or
to elect the officers, as above provided for,
r; shall not result in the dissolution of this
corporation, but the then board of directors
and officers shall 5.!- their respective offices
until their successors are duly elected. oi
Any vacancies occurring on said board of oi
directors shall be filled by the remainlng c1
members of said board for the unexpired
term, at a meeting called for that purpose,
after ten days' prior notice in writing sent to
by mail to said directors at their last known ol
address, and if the said board fails to elect of
S at said meeting, then the election may be at
made by the stockholders at a special meet- el
ing called for that purpose in the manner e
t herein provided for the election of directors. ti
The said board of directors shall have
the power to make all by-laws, rules sad it
. regulations for the proper management and o
conduct of the afairs of this corporation 0
I. and to change, alter, amend, or abolish the tl
same at pleasure, and shall have and exer D
cise all the powers conferred by law on i
0 this corporation and as set forth in this
h. The said board of directors may also del
egate any of said powers la the transaction
of the business of this corporaitbn to com- i
. mittees of their own body, or to the oicens 1
and agents of this corporation, and said d
tS, board shell have the right to anspend or ,
remove any employee at pleasure. .
; All the emiyees of this corporation.
b. except those holding the ofces of presideat
and veice-presidents, shall be considered as t
C. employed by the month, unless otherwie b
Sspecially contracted with in writing t
The first board of directors of this corpor
tt, ation is hereby declared to Be: W . B. Gill
ean, New Orleans, la.; Newton R. Wilsol,
Beaumont, Texas; Buckner Chipley, New
Orleans. at.; M. J. Daly, New Orleans, La.,
with the said W. B. GilIcan as president
and the smid Newton R. Wilson as let vice
president and the said Buckner Chipley as
2nd vice-president and the said J. A. Taylor
as s.eretary-treasnrer, who shall hold their
respective eies until their smceensprs are ,
daly elected and provided for. I
he It shall be the duty of the president of
this corporation, or tin the event of his lna
bility or fallure to act, then the duty of
vicepresident, to call a special meeting of
the board of directors or the stockholders,
on a written request to that elect, signed
by two or more dlrectors, or rpne the writ
tea request of ten per cent of the stock ,
ARTTICLE VI. t
U' This corporation may be dissolved by
T vote of three-fourthe (3-4) of the capital
stock thereof, at a general meethag convened
at' for tiat purpose in the mannar as above
provided. for the aeiling of the meeting
held emasally for the election of board of1
; diretors, except that in that event a notlce
in writing shall be sent to each stockholder
!S thirty (30) days prior to said meeting at
his last known address Whenever this cor
poration is disslolved, either by lmltation or
1, otherwise, its afairs shall be Hquidated by
three liquidating eommissioners to be elected
at such general meeting, and in the case of
Sdeath, resignation, or inability to act of any
of the said commissioners, the surviving
commissioner or commlisonens shall appoint
a successor and together they shall continue
the liquidation to its termination.
This charter may be changed or amended,
and the capital stock may be incressed or
dimlnlished, by a vote of two thlrds (2-3)
of the capital stock issued at a general meet-.
* ing called for that purpose, after thirtp
(O30) days prlor notice ain writaing having
oeen scent to each stockholder at his last
or known address.
Mri No stockholder shall ever be held liable
ItOd responsible for the ceontrcts or faults of
ad this corplration In any further sum than
lancpd h nee due the company on the
sI shares of stock owned by him nor shall any
mere informality In the organlisation hereof
the have the elect of rendering this charter
med null, nor of exposlng any stockholder to any
P liability beyond uch unpaid balance that
Smay be due on his stochk.
a Thus done and passed. In my olce, In the
that city of New Orleans, state of Iauisiaa, on
the the day, month and year herein first above
th mentioned, tin the presence of Altred D.
y lPreston sad Joseph Armahaw, competent
hmale witneease here reeldlng, who hereunto
Ssign their sames, together with the said
w apearers and us, notary, ater due reading
SOrigal slgned: Newra L. WIsol, M.
W. MOOqAN GURLUT, Net, Pub
I, the undersignd recorder et mortmsa
in and for the rish of Orleas, sta-of
a I saana, h eby ertify tat the above
If and fOrw t ol iaeoPestilon of the
". 'Mesryvftt o Company asthis
PW ds dnyrecorded Li my ofic book Ne.
lad IIolto No. m
SNew Orle as, Mareh ~1 l
I on a a e tf artet ao a b
a. m r 3Wn uff mL
OF TlHE FIDELITY LUMBER COMPANY. the
STATE OF LOUISIANA. PARISH OF OlR- g
LEANKI. CITY OF NEW ORLEANS.
Be it known, that on this eleventh day 'I
of March. in the year one thousand nine mo
hundred and thirteen, before me. William be
Itenaudlin. a notary public, In and for the o
parish of Orleans, state of Loulsiana. duly at
,,mmioslonted and qualltied and in the pres- 'o
,n'e of theit witnesses hereinafter named and ri
undersignedl , iperonlly came and appeared, ai
thel piersons whose names are hereunto sub- ne
scribd, all above the full age of majority.
who tdec-lared that availing themselves of
the provisions of the general laws of this e411
state relative to the organization of ctorlIir- clu
etIatin, they have covenanted and agreed, and
do by these pr.tents covenant and agree. fo
rbind, f rrm antd constitute themselvets, as
well as such other p.-rsons as may join or tlin
.lo-aftir betonme associated with tlem, into of
a corporation and Imoy politic in law, for i
the ol,j-ts and pllurposes and under lthe p
aIgre,,ments and stipulations followlng, to- sti
1 The name and title of the corporatn allet
i hereby formed is declared to be the "'FL- sil
d ,litv Lumber c'ompany" and under that
name It shall haver andt enjoy the rights.
advantages Iand privileges granted by law
to corporations. It shall exist for a period fa
of nine.ty-nine years from this date and n
t shall have power andt autlority to entract.
site anti be suied, make and use a orp-orate ity
stl t the satnle to change at pleasure ; hold, re
rereive, purchase, convey, mortgag', hlypoth t
ecate or pledge prolerty, both real afl per- an
sonal, issle Ibonds, notes and other obliga
tlons or neg, 1tihable Intstrmuentst: havey and
l employ suchi managers, directors., ouiders. nno
agents and othler emplotyees as the Interest t
and convenience of the satid corporation may
S,,quire; m:tk(e and establish suchll I ylaws o
Srules, and regulathons for the corptrate naan
Sa.ement anti control of the affllalrs of the
Y corporation as titay be necessary. ic
o ARTICLE II.
P The domicile of said corporation shall be ili
in the city of New Orleans. stare tof lalttsi- n
o ana. and all citations or other legal pri ors fo
n shall be served upon the president of said
itcl,)ration. or, in his alswence, upon the
vice-president, or In the case of the absence
Sof both preslident and vice-president t upiu
the secretary or the treasurer of the sill In
ARTICLE Ill. an
iThe objects and purposes for which this- F
corporation is organized and the nature of re
d the business to be carried on by it are tirn,
e by declared to be as follows :
i To purchase, receive, own and hold tnort
gages, notes. debentures, shareds oif capitol a
str tk, securities, obligations, contracts, evl- o
Y ieces of indebtedness and other priterty. i',
any and all the rights, powers and privl- re
leties of individual owners thereof, to do any li
and all acts and things tending to Inerea;e f,,
the value of the property at any time h'ld
r- biy the corpratlon ; to issue bonds and to a
t secure the same by pledges or dered of trust
1or mortgage upon the whole or any part of m;
o the property held by the corporation, and
Sto spell or pedge such blonds fior proper co-
a portei purpses, a aanil wh,'n the board of
I directors shall determine. Andt In the pro
Slotion of Its said corporate business: to
y lease. purchase. htol. siell, assign, mortrage B
y anti cltVy real and personal property with
In antd withouit thi. tntae of bouislana and C1
n , In tiny iltin if t wtrld ; to constrtact.
c*arry out, equip., itpro\e, work, develop.
ig administer, manage or control in the state
tyof Louisilana andt elsewhere, public works.
y improvements and convenIences of all kinds.
Including railways (whieter propelled by
ssteam, electricity, horse or other pioweri.
y wa,,er, gas, electric works, terminals, bridges.
1 viaducits, canals, hotels, piers. wharves and
any and like works of Internal improve
t rnt. Including sewerage, drainage, sanitary. o
dwater, gas. electricity, telephone, telegraphic
and power supply works. warehouses, mar
kets. schools and educational institutions and
Sall other works or conveniences of public
a utility; to apply, purchase or otherwise ac- ol
quire any contracts, decrees and concessions lh
for, or In relation to the constructions, ex- rt
Secttion, carrying out, equipment, manage- sI
ment. administration or control of any works ti
dt and conveniences, public or private, and to of
. undertake, execute, carry out and dispose of t,
IIor otherwise turn to account the same: to st
d ore for oil, extract turpentine and other it
r by-productst from pine, to do all and every- ci
ly thlng necessary, suitable or proper for the So
acconmplishment of any of the purposes and ai
attainments of any of toe objects hereinbe- i
n fore enumerated, or which shall, at any time. s
ta.ppear for the benefit of the corportlon is
capable of being conveniently earried on in d
ir connection with the above, or calculate dl- at
r, rectly or Indirectly to enhance the value of, ni
or reader profitable any of the corporation's a,
Sproperty or rights. Also to build and oper- c
e ate sawmills and planing mills, and any kind cc
of woodworking plants for the manufacture do
of all and any kinds of woods into mer- tc
* chantable products : to construct tram roads,
railroads and operate same, and to con
e, struct dirt roads and other things necessary
t for the conduct of a general milling and man- o
a ufacturlng business, for the manufacturing o1
A of lumber, laths, ashinglesa, sah. doo blinds
o and wood Into turned work and other mer
' chantable products and to buy end sell gen
n eral merchandise of all kinds and to conduct It
n the general merchandisea bslness i
The corporation may conduct its baIsness sI
td n all its branches and have one or more h
d offices outsde the state of Louisiana, In any
bor all of the several tates and territories of
ha the iulted States of America. and in the
'r District of Columbia, ad In any or all of
the foreign countries, and to hold, parchase, t1
i mortgage convey real and personal property
In any said state and countries.
sa ARTICLE IV.
corporation is hereby fixed at t o sum of
" three million (13.000.000.00) dollars, whnch :
Id shall be divided Into eommor and preferred ,
or stoc. Of the common stock there sall he
five thouand sharm, of the por value of
t ope hundred ($100.00) dollars each; and I
t of the preferred there aLall be twentl-vre
Sthouand s ha of the per value of oneas I
hundred ($100.00) dollars each. The aid
two million five hundred thousand dollars h
of ($Mhr00.) of pre aferred stock shall be
Sentitled to reeive dlrvdendr at the rate of
tsevn per ent per anmam, payable annally
on the first day of January of ea year t
,ont of the earning of the eorporation be
t fore any dividede shall be pid upon tbec
Ssaid commos stok, and ech dividends sballi
a be cumulative soa tht any diebdceny In the
or dividends to be ed on sad pered s ha tock o
Ir In any year saall made leood oat of thet
Searon of suboaiequennt years before any dlav
ideod harU e paid upon the aid common
-stoc. And in case there shall rmain a
si urplus after paying said dividend on the
o preferredte stock, the saild rplus, whoalll or
of parte asr the dlretors ma demay advotble
Sshall be aid to tbe holders of the eommon I
Sstork. On the final liquidation of the eor
bt poratlon, all arreairn s of dividends, if rnay,
shall be plaid to the holders of the pre
ferred stock, and the preferred satoe shall
bhe paid on ull beeore . ny easent ahll be
madet w t she halders of te ommon stork;,
ted tfa n suce eo dividends and the
v aee oalue of the preferred stohe eall hasve
e teen pcld the holder thereof shall recenive
nno other or additional paymrent whatever,
Sbut the balance of the asetr of the cotedr
ice atlon shball belongt eily to te tohe holrders
r of the common stock.
at The preferred and ommoa stoek or this
or- corporation shall be issued only for ceuh,
r aervices rerdeed, or pmperty actually re
Sceived by the corporaton and when lsned
ed shall be. folly paid and non-ae ble. Wa hen
oever sphares of stok are pad for In er
vices rendered or property recelved the said
services or property must hare a value
etulalest to the fac vale leorf the stok
LU issned for them.
Bach share of common stock Isued by this
corporstioa shall be entitled to one vete
r whenever votin¶ is aeesary for ny plr-1
pose. The peeerredso stc sharll hare no
voting power at ll, the entlre manageament
t of the eorporaton is hereby esated in the
owners ot the common stock.
lNo transfer of stock will be recgensad tiy
Sthe corporation unle It be madt on the
books of the corporation by the owner In
le perm or by written power of attorney, aoud
o .a ertleates of stork shall be signed byt
ian such opacers as may be daslgnated by the
the board of directors.
ay bARTICLE V.
All the corporate powera of this corpora
tlon shall be vested Ia and the management
and cootrol of Its afairs shall he exercised
by a board of seven directors, comged of
the stockholders, a rla05ty of whom shall con.
nsttute a quorum to" the trasaction of all
ov business. The dlrsetors shall be elected an
by llyb allot by the stockholders on the
j eoud Tuesday of January of each year.
nto eah stockholder sll he entitled to one
mid vote for each shave of common stok held
I and owned by him, either -ln pemon or by
proxy. All elections shall be held after ten
* days prior notice by mail shall have ben
y sent to each stockholder at his last known
address. Plalnre to elect dlrectors on the
date spcided sadll sot act as a forfeiture
ci this charter, but the directors then
_e oe shal at until their sauesors shall
- have ben duly elected and qualkied, Any
Svacncy occurrag on said board rom any
rlct see dlrterrs who shall srve until
the election of thei eaestsr to be held
as herdn predSed.
n d a tresur . 5 diets of
omice of all employees of the corporaton I
shall be during the pleasure of the board if by
directors. Any of the directors shall have tru
the right to appoint by written Instrument por
another director or stockholder to act as his and
proxy, and in his stead at any and all meet- mot
Ings of the board of directors.
This act of corporation may be changed. mat
modified or altered, or this corporation may -
be dissolved with the assent of three-fourths
of the capital stock present, or represented.
at a general meeting of the stockhohlers
convened for that purpose after ten days IN
prior notice of such meeting shall have lieen t
given by publication in one of the daily f
newspapers three timets during said ten day'.
AiTlt'ILE VI I.th
Whenever this corporation is dissolved,.
either by limitation of its charter, or from 1f
any uther caulse, its affairs shall be liqi- u
dated by three comtulis-ioners to be elected an
front almong the stockhlhlers at a generail
tilectinl of the stockholders convented for c
that purplose. after thirty d:lay prior noti e,
of said tIes.ting shall have Ibeen given by .e
publication in onte of the daily newspapers
pbilished in tits city. once a week dut in.
said thirty days. Said tommtissiners shall i
romat In uothce until tile affairs of the cor
poration are liquidated. In case of ;Itl, :i
death of either of said comlmissioners the act
survivors shall continue to act. t
AltRTICLEl VIII. ;aft
INo stowkholder of this corporation shall a
ever be held responsible for the contrac.ts or+!a
fallts thereof, In any further sum than the cot
I unpaild batlance due the corporationl on the
shares owned by him, nor any mere informal
ity in the organization have the effect of
rendering this charier null. nor of exposing sh:
a stolckhoilder to any liabiltly beyond the tto
amounnlt of his stoc'k. rig
ARTICLEl IX. boo
"This corporation shall commence I,!- pet
neos and become a going cotlcern as soon as ihe
ten thouisand t$1ti,OtH) dollars of the capl ant
ital st*ck shall have I.oen subscribed for. to
Thus don,e and passed, In my notartol sat
otflie at New Orleans. aforesaid, in the pros an
eric', of Wm. A. Wenck ani John tiwyer. cit
competent witnesses of lawful age and re- an
siding in tills city, who hereunto sulbcrlbe re.
their names together with the said partIes Ia
anIn me, notary, on the day and date set rlu
forth in thte caption hereof. sat
1 Original signed : Names of subscribers an
Witne sses: W. A. Wenck. John I)wyr. ha
WM. ItENA1'ltIN, Not. Pub. p0
I, the undersigned recorder of mortgages re
I in and for thie parish of Orleans., state of ob
olllouisiana, do hereby certify that the above Ii
and foregoing act of incorporation of the
Fidelity Utlnumber Comtlany was this day duly
recorder of mortgages thereto appended on in
New Orleans. March 12. 1913. an
iSlnedi EMII.E LEONARD, ). D. R.
I certify the foregoing and within to is- ti
Sa true and correct .opy of the orlginal act
of incorporation of the Fidelity Lumber
t'iomnllny, together with the certificate of the cII
recorder of mortgages theerto appended on
r tile and ,if record in my office, In book 10). iy
folio "';. n
In faith whereof I hereunto set my hand e
and seal this 11th day of March. A. D.. 191::. "I
WM. RENAl DIN, Not. Pub. re
f march 1:1 20 27 apr 3 10 17 it
RENECKY SELLS THE FAMOUS '"
e BUSTER BROWN SHOES FOR THE
I CHILDREN. li e
OF ACME OIL & ;.AS CO)MP'ANY. t
'. NITI-: STATES )F AMERIICA, STATE m'
c OF- II ISIANA. P'AltRISHI OF OIt1.LANS. m
C ITY OF NEW OItILEANS.
c Be it known, that on this nineteenth day ch
of the month of March, in the year of our en
s Lord one thousand nine hundred and thir- wi
teen, and of the independence of the I'nited
States of America the one hundred and de
s thirty-sixth, before me, Frank Edward Rain- At
a old, a notary public, duly commissioned and In
f qualified in and for the parish of Orleans, CO
o state of Louisiana andl in the presence of it'
r tile witnesses hereinafter named and under- so
signed, personally came and appeared: tue St
e several persons, whose names are herein
d after mentioned and hereunto subscribed.
- who severally declared that availing them- at
Sscl:es of all the laws of the state of Lou- it
a islana, and especlally of the provisions of a
n Act No. 78 of 1904, they have covenanted he
I- and agreed, and do by these presents cove- to
t, nant, agree and bind themselves, as well ht
a as all other persons who may hereafter be- at
come associated with them, to form and to
d constitute themselves into a corporation un- tl
e der the articles and stipulations following, ea
, ARTICLE I. v<
The name and style or this corporation at
y shall be Acme 011 & Gas Company, and it rt
- shall have and enjoy succession for a period le'
R of ninety-nine (99) years unless sooner dis
ARTICLE II. el
The domicile of this corporation shall be el
in the city of New Orleans, state of Lou- tl
islana, and citation and other legal process
shall be served upon Its president, or in t
his absence or disability upon the vice- dl
president or the secretary-treasurer.
if AR tICLE III.
The objects and purposes for which this r
corporation is organised and the nature of al
e, the business to be carried on by It are
.y hereby declared to be as follows, to-wit:
To engage In buying and selling, renting. a'
leasing, mortgaging and deallng In lands *
Sand real estate; to develop land to drill11
wells for oil and gas and market the same;
h to erect honses and other structures; to con- a
struct, own and operate tanks: tank cars;
pipe Itnes and oil handling machinery and
apparatus and to have a I power usually
Id incident to the carrying out of the business b
e speified. ci
se ARTICLE IV.
Id The capital stock of this corporation is
Shereby fixed at the sum of forty thousand d
Sdollars ($40.000.00), divlIlded into four thou- t
Ssand shares of the par value of ten dollars u
ly ($10.00) per share, payable on the call of
r the board of dlrectorsn.
This corporation shall become a goling o
concern as soon as three thousand dolars
11 ($3.000.00) of the capital stock is saub
he scribed for. bShares may be Issued In pay
Smeat of property conveyed to the corpra- r
he tlon, or services rendered, No transfer of
v stock shall be binding on the corpaorationt
o until made upon its books. t
a ARTICLE V. a
be All the corporate powers of this corpor- e
osr atlon and the control and management of e
ie ts afairs shall be vested in and exerelsed y
an by a board of directors to be composed of i
r- not less than three and not more than nine
y, members, who shall be elected by ballot on
- the first Tuesday after the third Monday
ll of May In each year, beginning in 1914, and
be after ten days written notice shall have been
; mailled to each stockholder at the last ad
h dress left by him with the secretary. The
Smajority of the votes present and repr-b
e sented at saild meeting shaball elect, but no I
r election shall take place unless the majority
r- of the entire stock is present or represented
- at the meeting. 1
The board of directors shall, at its irst
is meeting elect a president, vlce-president,
ib, secretary and treasurer. Any failure to
Select shall not vacate any ofee and the
ed board of directors and omcers shall hold
i- over until their successors are duly elected
Pr- and qualied.
id The first board of directors shall be:
ne Wlllatm C. Lovejoy, John B. Esaerd, Stan
c ley I). Graham. Ernest iDlonne, George T. I
Overing, and they shall bold offce until
ls the first election provided for In this char-I
* ter or until their successors shall have been I
Ir- duly elected and qualified.
no ARTICLE VI.
Ut This charter cannot be amended and this
he corporation cannot be dissolved except by
the vote of the majority of the outstanding
by shares at a meeting called for that pur
e pose after ten days notice by registered let
in ter shall have been given to each stock
ad holder at the last address left by him with
by the secretary-treasfrer. At the termina
the tion of this charter by limitation or other
wise, the affairs of this corporation shall
be liquidated by one liquidator to be elected
ra at a general meeting of stockholders called
fnt for that purpose after notice shall have been
ed given in accordance with this artlcle.
of ARTICLE VII.
on, No stockholder shall ever be held lia
all ble or responsible for the contracts or
an- faults of this corporation n any farther
the sum than the unpaid halance due to the cor
r. poration on the shams owned by him, nor
one shall any mere informality in organlusatlon
eld have the effect of rendcalng this charter
by null. or of exposing any stockholder to anay
ten liability beyond the amount of his stock.
ee The subserlbers hereto have placed oppo.
we site their name the number of lhares aub
the serbed by each, so as to constitute the
re original subscription made for the purpose
Sof organislnag this corporation.
mall Thus done and passed tn my ofee at N-w
Lay Orleans, oa the date foresaid, ia the resp
any nce of Rosa Kar and Sldney Moray cem
ee- petent witnesses of lwfal age, rmLdhg in
this city, who have siged with the appear
this erm and me, notary, after readlng of the
tll Oriial. signed: George T. Oertln and
Wlt esaes: R0o nr, ltdney Moray.
le t PbANK . lU ND, Notary Publie.
bet I, the urIs recorder of
m in sad os rthepa of Orlesas, t cta f
LiLusna, daerby certitythlat the above
ap udraet ttm r to
I the undersigned notary public, do here
by certify the above and foregoing to be a
true and correct copy of the act of incor
portalon of the Acme Oil & Gas 4'ompanDJ
and of the certitficate of the recorder of
iSlgned) FRANK E. RAINOhl).
march 27 apr 3 1) 117 24 may 1. 13
OF %I. CAI'I. INi"t I'O RAItATlI .
INITItll ISTATES tOF AMERIC:A. STATE
il-t Itl ISIANA. l'AltISil OF ItRLEANS
t'ITY toF NEW oRL.ANS.
Know all men by it..,- pr ,,ents, that on
ths 2.tlh l d:iy of ti. monith of March. in tilt'
ve:r nit f l t.le hum r , - cll nd1 thirt a slin tt19 3 .
it f-lre IIII L -,wi. i enir tlli;r:h . ,i noltary
phbli dily c,,uini t tnliont d and i a tlal lin, -t in
and f.r 1I, , itVy tf N t.r iirl, I nu f, ptarih and
tr.iie :lit.-;l i :tand in ti , It.resnh'l , ' of :he
w itnllt. - s h'cr inaftel l ," na nllltl and und."r.
.i;nll e.l. p,, r nallty game and ull ppearl ,d the
a ,.orral er sons , f hur e ,.:, naite, ar' herel- nt
sull -c ri ,bed a lto ,l .hla r dl tll . t, a v a tiln g th .nm -
coIves of the' laws of the ate oI c f rt i viz a.
in tl ,h a, ."t, la d,1 a n d p ro v id ,'d , an d m o re
particula:irly of Act N.nwll r T7 of 194t, thl
haiVI c'nane atd ll n , tgd, and Ior hler,-tb
a ',gree a a d I nt lly cov.nillt. for the m l,'nvt
their s. 1ir,.a .ri land I itho w ho m ay hnt r,. -.
after t .i ie as:l sociated with thenl, to for lt
t.IaI under the illoniandti n and r stipll t ate
contained in the following charter, viz:
SThe nlame and style of this crpopor'atonl
;iall It' M. t 'al.t , IncorpL orated, an tid l d.r
l thait eit shall h:e and enjy an deor ll t.i
right+i advantagan and privileges granted by
law to corporations: It shall exist for .t
periodl. of ninr.ty-nine years from the diate
heren-; it shall have power to contrset, sare
and -i suedl under Its said corporate niam :
ha, manik alld I tll corporate seal and theP
iand employ 'such iana liners, directorsi, l
a ral, ,enta iand emtnployie.r as trhe Intoe. t
and convenience of said corporation may
r.quire; tIo make and elstablish, ch uchby
lawi. rules and r.-gulations for the corporat
tlmanagement and control of the affairs of
ah o corporatlin n as may tw deemed ntecessary
and expedient ; sahI corporatlon shall at l
have power to hold, rcehv', purchase, hy
pithe'ate. iconllv,y'i srell, l a orpledge suah
reall or ersonal proertyo as prt ains to tche
uol.'its and plurporesi for which this cor
h tratin 1is organitlzed.
TThe, domicle onf saui corporation shall tb.l
ain the city of New rlanrs, state of l,oulhi
ana, and all citatioins and all other hg.al
proessl shall twd served on the of icers of
tihe corporation as the latw directs.
The olljets and puriptses for which thi.
crorporation is oranized, and the nature of
the business to ln carried on by it are hero
by declared to tle: To engage in thle n tisa -
ines of lithnographint . printing, engraving,
cslw.ing, o oinding, paper Inx manufacture.an
li rtraits, diplomas: a general wholesale and
retail statiory l business: to deal in oftlce
supplies of every descriptin; s and generally
to do and engage in any other usineslos un
dertaking or enterprlse connected with.
growing out of. germane or nlorental to any
iofce hI rs th es hereina ore set forth or
contemplated by this charter.
The capital stock of this corporation is
hereby decla tred toI wr te to t sm of twenty
tive thousand dollars P'ha.te f.n.iNe didays ed
into two hundred and fifty shares of one
hundred dollars each: said stock may be
paid for in cao h or in property, merchan
dise, labor or services made or rendered to
the corporatlon: cash stock subscriptions
are to be pall for in such amounts and at
such times as the board of directors may
rdescrilas. In the event any stockholder
shall desire to disthpoe of hs stock, same
must irst e offereasd in writing to the board o
of directors who shall have live days in
which to purchbasen same. In the event ofa
the failure of the board of dollars ectors to pur
Schaseto sa stock. I shahall bare en stoffered to pr
ent stockholders who shall have ve days inorpor
alrwhich to purchase same.
i- The capital stock mIy be increased or
d decreased by a vote of the stockholders in
accordance with the laws governing lncrecs
lug and decreasing of the capital stock of
corporatlonu. Thius corporansaction shall begin
SIts bulsness and become a going concern as
r- soon as three thousand dollars of Its capital
e stock shall have been subscribed for.
1. All te held corporate powers of this corpor
- atlon and the managment any o control of
t- its affairs shall 1t, vested in and exercised by
if a board of directors, composed of three stock
d holders, a majority of whom shall constl
e- tute a quorum for the transaction of all
11 business; these directors shall be elected
Sannually by the stockhodrs m at a meetinged
d to be he board o domiciltors the of the corpora
tion, on the first Tuesday of January of
g, each year. each stockholder shall be enti
tled, in person or by written proxy, to a
vote for each share of stock owned by him
and all elections shall be held under such
Sthrules and rer latons as may be determring in thed
d by the board of directorsd by; the directors thus
or until their successors shallterm; the boardeen
elected and have qualified; no failure to
elect shall be regarded as a forfeiture of Y
U this charter; any vacancy oceurring in the
e board shall be filled by the remaliing direc
n tors for the unexpired term ; the board of
e. directors shall at their first meeting after
their election, elect from among its num
ber a president, a vice-president and a see
is retary-treasurer; the said board of directors
shall have power to make and from time to
time amend by-laws. rules and regulations
for the conduct of the affairs of the corpor
ation, and to employ and dismiss managers
and other employees of the corporation as
111 the Interest and business of same may re
e qulre. The board shall also have full power
and authorlIty to borrow money, lssue notes
Sand obligations, and generally to do all
d things necessary for the proper carrying on
ly of the business of the corporation. The first
board of directors of this corporation shall
consist of lHenry V. Capo. Frank L. Capo and
Missl Bertha M. Capo, with Henry V. Cape
as president, Frank L. Capo as vice-presl- t
ad dent and MIss Bertha 31. Capo secretary- o
i treasurer; sald dlrectors to remain in omce O
rs until the election to be held In January F
of nineteen hundred and fourteen, or until their
successors are elected and qualified, said
ofcers, however, holditg their ofices only 0
a.t the pleasure of the board.
b ARTICLE VI.
- No stockholder shall ever be liable or
ra responsilble for the contracts, faults or debts
f of this corporation In any further sum than
on the unpaid balance due the corporation on
the shares owned by him, nor shall any
mere Informality in organization have the
ar- effect of rendering this charter void or of
of exposing a stockholder to any liability be
ed yond the amount of the unpaid balance on
Shis subscription to the stock.
on ARTICLE VII.
S This act of incorporation may be changed.
d modlfied or altered, or this corporation my
be dissolved with the assent of Its stock
Id- holders owning three-fourths of the capital
'be stock of the corporation present or reprr
rh. sented by written proxy at a general meet
no ing convened for that purpose after legal
ity notice in writing shall have been given
ted through the malls to each stockholder at his
last known place of residence; In case of
rat dissolution by the expiration of this charter
nt, or otherwie, the stockholders shall elect
to one liquldator from among their number to
the settle and wind up the afairs and business
aid of this corporation.
ted ARTICLE VIII.
- In order that this charter may act as the
a. original subscription oat made for the pur.
T. pose of organialng this corporation, the in
t corporators have signed their names hereto
- and placed opposite to their names the wam
ten ber of shares subscribed for by each.
Thus done and passed in my oece In this
city of New Orleans, state of Laolalana, on
his the day, month and year heren first written
by In the presence of Nathan -H. Feltel and
Ing Noelle Voorhles, competent wltnesses, who
r have hereunto signed their names with Les
et- saIld appearers and me, notary, after due
ik. reading of the whole.
ith 81aned: Henry V. Capoe. fifty shares;
na. Prank L Capo, fifty shares; Bertha M. Capo,
r- fifty shares. Witnesses: Nathan H. Feltel,
ail Noelle Voorbles.
ted JEWIS R. G.RHAM, Not. Pub.
ed I, the undersigned recorder of mortgages
en in and for the pariah of Orleans, state of
LouisIlana, do hereby certify that the above
and foregoing act of incorporation of the
a- M. Capo, Incorporated, was this day duly
or recorded In my ofee, in book 1088, follo -.
her New Orleans, March 26 1913.
or- (1Signed) EMIrLE J. LEONARJD, Dy. it.
Aor A true copy.
tlon LEWIS . OGIbHAM, Not. Pub.
rter march 27 apr 3 10 17 24 may 1
pose OF THE CHARTER OF
s- "iIE DUGAN PIANO CO."
I in UNITED STATES OF AMERIOA. OTATE
ear- OF IA)UISIANA, PARIH OF ORLEAN8,
the CIPY OP NEW OBEl.NB8.
Be it known, that on tbhis 24th day of
and the moath of Stareh, In lThe year of our
Lord, one thousand anine hundred and thir
teen, and of the inadepc deae of the United
bie. 8tstates of Amerlica, the one hundred and
1 thirty-seventh, before me. Wlliam J. For.
cf mento. a notary publc, duly commissioned
ove ad qualil i and for the city of New
the Orleans, sad the parish et Orlesas, thereln
-, hesrinafte na ed a*n * * *m un
Ier p rrieat .C and Mre. Vil Wy.
If you spend One Hundred
Thousand Dollars you can't get
a Sewing Machine equal to the
S15 Canal St., New Orleans, La.
Beer Brewed in New Orleans is
brewed to suit the climate.
That is why
Is Best BOTTLE
American Brewing Co.
aREWERr PhOKE MAIN A1
BOTTLING DEPT. MAIN 140
EiALk I THE on0OIOES
Beef, Veal, Pork and Mutton.
St. John's Market.
George G. Brunseann,
t48 MOGRAN STREET. PHONE, ALGIERS 666.
Theo. J. Lala,
Dealer in High Class Food Products
Cooking Utensils, Liquors of all kinds. All kinds of
Food 8tuffs. Hay, Corn, Bran, Grain, Etc.
TECHE L SLIDELL AVE. PHONES ALO. 50 and 201
GEORGE J. PETERSON
Pittsburg Coal and Coke
LUMBER, SAND AND FIRE WOOD
' Yard and Office: 828 Seugin St. Residence: 421 Pelican Ave.
PHONE. ALGIERS 454-W.
BENINATE'S CAFE AID UP-TO-ATE GROC[ER
Fine Wines, Liquors of all varieties
CORNER OF ALIX and CHAS. BENINATE
VALLETTE STREETS -
major, secretary-treasurer of, "The Dugan -
Piano Company," a duly incorporated Insti
tution organised under the laws of the state
of Loulsiana, domiciled in the city of New
Orleans, created by act before William J.
Formento, notary pufilec in this city, on
the sixteenth day of January, 1912, re
corded in the mortgage oice for the parish
of Orleans, in book 1051, folio No. 545, as
amended by an act passed before the under
signed notary on November 25, 1912:
Which said appearers declared, that at
the meeting of the stockholders of the cor
poration, held on March 10, 1913, after due
notice by the directors, published in the
Algiers Herald, a weekly newspaper in New
Orleans, once a week for thirty days, and
pursuant to a written copy of said notice de
posited in the post oice of this city, pre
paid and addressed to each stockholder at
his usual place of residence, thirty days
prior to March 10, 1913, certain changes
in and amendments to Article IV of the
charter of the said corporation were adopt
ed, which Article was changed and amended
so as to read as set forth below, the whole
as shown by a duly certified copy of the
minutes of said meeting ueerto annexed:
'The amount of the capital stock of this
corporation is beerby fixed at the sum of
two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000.00 .
which shall be divided into preferred and
common stock. Of the preferred there shall
be two thousand (2,000) shares of the par
value of fifty dollars ($50.00) each, and of
the common there shall be two thousand
(2,000) shares of the par value of fifty dol
lars ($30.00) each. Said one hundred thou
sand dollars ($100,000.00) preferred stock
shall be entitled to receive dividends at the
rate of eight per cent per annum payable
semi-annually on the first Monday of Janu
ary -and the first 'Monday in July of each
year out of the earnings of said corporation
before any dividend shall be paild upon the
common stock, and such dividends shall be
cumulative so that any deficiency in the div
Idends to be paid in any year on said pre.
I ferred stock shall be made good out of the
earnings of subsequent years before any
dividends shall be paid on the common
stock, and In case the earnings of the cor
poration shall permit a dividend in excess
of eight per cent (8%) to be paid semi
annually, said excess earnings, wholly or in
part as the directors may deem advisable,
shall be paid to the common stockholders,
and upon the final liquidation of the cor
poration and the distribution of its assets,
a arrears of dividends shall be paid to the
f holders of preferred stock and the shares
e of preferred stock shall be paid in full be
e fore any payment shall be made to the hold
y ers of the common stock, but when such ar
rears of dividends, and the face value of
said preferred stock shall have been paid.
the holders thereof shall receive no other
or additional payments whatever.
Said preferred and common stock shall
be issued for cash, property, rights, leases
or options actually received by or for ser
- vices actually rendered to this corporation,
and when issued shall be fully paid and non
This corporation shall become a going
concern as soon as one thousand (1000)
shares of stock have been subscribed. No
transfer of stock shall be binding on the
corporation until made on its books."
The said appearers declared also, that
E they appear herein on behalf of all the
;, stockholders of "The Dogan Piano Com
pany," by virtue of a resolution of the
f stockholders of the said company, passed
ir March 10, 1913, at the special stockholders'
r- meeting; that the said resolution empow
d ered them to sign all acts, papers and doe
d uments necessary to carry into effect the
r" aemndmeat of the charter of "The Dugan
d Piano Company." in the manner and form
w as above o d; tLht their authority In
n the premies tully appears b reference to
Sthe certmed copy of the mtnutes of the se
- lotl meettag of the Ieeolders of "The
a, Dgap PIsae Company" annexed to this
We are the Original
Pldksrto & Compu
U.S. Dstictivs AlPay
Having no connections with any other
o-alllled Pinkerton Agency. Its man
agement is now and has always been the
same, since Its organlsation in 1883, with
its headquarters In Chicago, IlL This
agency now has and actively operates 4
separate and distinct departments, as
Best equipped agency for handling gen
ISRAEL & LOEFFEL,
Audubon Bldg., New Orleans, La.
MATT. W. PINKERTON, Prin.,
Headquarters, Temple Court Building,
At Your Service
Thong 39'& 49
[' COOKE AUTO & TAXICAB
A. M. COOKE, Prop.
1- Corner Common and University
NEW ORLEANS, LA.
I Agents Locomobile, Harris Olls
"- uY done and passed, in my ofce. at the
city of New Orleans, La., on the day and
ag date aforesaid, In the presence of Mesed.urs
)) Fernand F. Tessler and Archibald II. Was
lo ner, competent witnesses herein, who here
he unto sign their names with the said appear
ers and me, notary, after due reading of
at the whole.
he Original signed: J. V. Dugan, president;
n- Fred W. Bott, secretary-treasurer.
be Witnesses: F. F. Tesler. A. If. Wagner.
td WM. J. FORMIENTO, Not. Puh.
s' I, the undersigned recorder of mortgages
w. In and for the parish of Orleans. state of
ic- Louisiana, do hereby certify that the nabove
be and foregoing act of Incorporation of the
an Dugan Piano Co as amended was this lay
m dpiy recorded in my omce, in book 1044,
in follo -.
to New Orleans March 25, 1913.
ie- (Signed) M£ILE LEONARI, Dy. B.
he A true co from the ortal. u
ar W.1J. I B ma N , Not. Pub.
pr 3 10 17 24 may 1 8, 1913