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CI iRTEIR IOF
TIIE )I'IILLIT & WI.I.LIAMI.3. ..HIP
BRI'll.I .4. ('COMP'.%Ni. INC.
133i.ed St:te-' of Ain ri.: a.state, of l.oui.
iin::i. PI'ri.h if 3ri.':ini,. ('I3t of N.'w
I )rlea s.
It. it kno"wn. that oll thi 2)i th day of
Ifh' month of Aloril. of tlhe ear of our
L.ord. ol' 1houl:n3.I ilit. hiundredl :and
'icht'. ,ien. ioll of the Indep. ndei e of the
l'iiiteid · St:ite. th.' e m h1. ndr. d :iind forty
w on.ll , tl,lfor.+ flal-. Art ullr I. l.e.iold. :i
Notary Public ' dt ' fllf co:omi..i.oi.-i l 3in3
1inliti ed ill ;lail for thI.e ity oif N ew ior +
leni., Parish of (Irl-lans, and therein re
liding iand in th prl ' 'ir.'ence of the 3 3 it
nel eii. In:3 n d :1 u n dlit i n 3 .er, i-ii :i onal
The se3eral ,33 r.3ns whose flale are
he.r,.lnto 3 . rihe1 d r li I a3i3 sf lo .e railllsy dl
l:ritied that :il;il i- ItIn, ' v3'. . of ltih law1 s
of thit' ,'tfiti f l.3li.3iumi3 ill 33 l,| -.33
ofthtmade and provided,' the.y 3do, 1 the-e
prllOr. ent.- ftirlli th11 . -, elv- s into i3 .Iorjpor
:3o3 I undei3 r tife folliwing l .iul:ltionil :
..' rthicl , . - 11The 3u3,. of this 'orporall ion
hlll he the li o l l ollift & VWi :liali . Ship
Il:llding I'O II pan . I' . y whic'h inl'll'
it corpoll'ration halu l Ihave and elnjoy coir
Iporal Iei . i',t lncl and succe3.3 ion'3. fo.r :f
tilrs of n3i3 3ty- 3ine 4159.3 yi:ars-, from l adll
after the :at3.l herof. l3. Inllh's ollil3r di3
i.Iltl nl -or, lilig to f:i3 :3l d its donii, il.e
.flil havl I power IV .to conltrlact. le mllad
tnid tlh name.il to lbr'l-k :land ltr at pleall
I 3re 3ll hold. rlc .iell. lase. poi t ll aiii.. -ill
I 3nd itoni% %. a1 .3 ll I . 3 or3.t3 .i il ia l li
pothreallte. iunder itI corporte ll n :'. pro
p.irty both real :iiti pef:rsoallnl: to bo3rrow
lmone.y iandOt iln iii. fm .-. to gil. 3 l. rl.
e ivl st'urtiil thrli efr . lito m k. : l u ip
point t'such nIil: le r.r directori , a norl offi
cr rs its the interest ;,lifl conl liei' of
Iid, c 3orporatl ii I ai re.ill ire to make
:and stal li. h s inchl hb Ills. rublli lll rell
elation.-. n 3 i l3 l heb." m",33l:ary and3 3 prl oper.
m:d1 thflt. -:la-3 to alte: r :3i3 :u wld a' liu t pllt'.
ire lrtile II. All . it:tions :land. other l..ieal
pr '.' ' shall be yl' rved o thi e Il' I'ridel ' lnt
of this orporationi andll in 'ae of ll hlis.
absence. upoll the Vice I're'.i.. idnt or thell
Se'retary -iTrea'- urer thereof.
Artli-le I11. T''. hll. ije'ts a:nd purposel"
for whic'h fliit corporation i, fuirlie.d ar'
ie3'lared to le': to buildl. iake. operate.
hailnt: in. I ) '. s'l. dil.il hi iin d wilth. owin.
llea.e, pledge., n otherwie r 1 dilpot, of
ships. vessels, anl d bots of ever'y nature
3and kindl whits3o'v'r, togethi.er wit33h 3ll
materials, artlcles, tool., machinii'er.y : il
appllanlces, entering into or suittiable andll
convenient for lthi. (onstrlltion or equtp
ment thereof, and together with engines.
Ihoilers, machinery and applrtefan'e of
all kinds. and tickle, k tp.lll r'l iland f3urni
ture of all kinds. ilncIiding il other
things that imaty bie incidental or ne'es
sary t6 the prinmary lpurposes for which
this corporation is formed.
Article IV. - The capital stol k oif this
corperation is fixed it one million dollars
($1.000,t0).00) whh ilia y iet increased or
reduced as permitted by law. lThatl the
said capital stock is to bie divided into
ten thousand (10.000i shares of onel hun
dred dollars ($100.00) eac'h, of whcllh eight
thousand (M,000) slihareis are to be pre
ferred stock, and two thousand (2.(000)
shares common stock. which maiy lie is
sued from time to time lby the Itoati of
lDire(tors and as permitted by law, ind
the holders of said preferred stock stock shall
be entitled to renelve from the surplus or
net profits of the corporation a yearly
dividend of ten pIr 'ent pay:ble annu:al
ly, before any dividends shall be paid
on the comnmon 1stok. Said dividends on
the preferred stock of 10 per cent shall
be cumulative. The balance of the net
profits of the 'company d3.larable as divi
dends shall be distributed amliong the
holders of the common stock. The par
value of the preferred stork. together with
all unpaid dividends sn-erued thereon shall
In the event of dissolutiton and division
of the assets Ie paid in full before any
sum whatever shall be paidl n liqluidation
on account of the comnmon stock and
thereafter, the common sto1k shall lie n
ttiled to the entire assets remnining. T'le
holders of the preferred stock shall have
no voting powers whatsoever, nor shall
they be entitled to notice of any rmeeting
of stockholders of the company. itsld
preferred stock shall be suhject to re
demption out of net profits or earned sur
plus at one hundred and five dollars
($106.00) per share, and dividends that
may have accrued thereon at ucwh time or
'time and In such manner as the Board of
Directors may determine.
Subscriptions to said capital stock may
be paid for in cash or In property, and
good will, and as otherwise required by
Article V.-All the corporate powers of
tbhl corporation shall be vested in a board
of digectors, to be composed of five of
the common stockholders, who shall be
elected by the common stockholders on
the irst Monday of May of each year. be
ginning on the first Monday of Miy. 1914.
The preet board of directors shall hold
office until the first Monday of May. 1919.
and until their successors shall have been
elected and qualified. The directors shall
elect a President. and a Vice-President.
and a Secretary-Treasurer. In case of
any vacancy occurring on the board from
death, resialgnation or otherwine, the re
maining members sball fll the vacancy
until the next election. Three members
of the board of directors shall constitute
The folloewing named persons, to-wit:
Milten P. Doullnt. 400 Egana sit.. New
Oessna, La.; W. Horace Williams. 3319
CoIeuarm' St.. New Orleans. La.: Paul
Dlollut, 500 Erania St., New Orleans. La.;
Arthur T. G(omila. 2435 Fern St., New Or
leas. La.: Lonin H. (luGeria. Oaklawn.
LA., shall be and are hereby constituted
as the Irat board of directors, with said
Milton P. Doullut, as President. Paul
/ LDeollut. Vice-Preosident. and W. Horace
Article VII.-AII meetings of the stock
holders shall be called after fifteen days
previous notice in writtng malled to each
stockholder at his post office address.
Article Vll.--Whenever this corporation
is disslmolved. either by limitation or oth
erwle, its affairs shall be Illnidated by
thre lquldators, to be selected by the
steekholders after a meetlng convened for
that purpose shall have ween called.
Artilee IX.-This act of incorporation
m be changed, altered or ameaded., or
corporation may ie dissolved, or its
'apltal stock increased. as provided for
by the laws of this state, after a general
motling of the stockholders shall have
bean called. after fifteen days previous
uotieo thereof given.
Article X.--No stockholder shall ever
be held liable or respoanlble for the con
tracts of said corporation for any further
sum than the unpaid halance due upon the
shares of stock subscrited for. or owned
by hblm. nor shall any informality In or
Uaiston have the effet of renderlng
this charter null or of exposlng a stoc·k
holder to any liahility beyond the amount
of subacrlption to the stock.
The subscrthers hereto have given op
'e tetheir respectivre names, the amount
stock In this corporatlon sub-crihed
by each of them. so that this A.lI of
poration may also serve as the orig
I subacriptlon list of said corporation.
rsu done and passed, in the City of
New Orleans. on the day. month and ye:lr
frst above written. In the preseac of
William A. Merers and A. L.. Treimdwell.
eompetent witnelwsses, who hereunto slgn
thir names, with the said appearer and
(Orignl a sraed) :
M. P Dlloult. 1100 shares preferred
stock, N. P. Doullut. 167 shares common
stock: W. Horace Williams. 1.500 shares
preerred stock. W. Horace Williams. 167
shares common stock: Paul Doullut. 1500
Sshare. preferred stock. Paul Doullnt. 167
ahare common stock; Louls H. Onerin.
I ahare common stock, A. T. Gomila, 1
share common stock.
Wtneases: Wm. A. Mevers, A. L. Tread
ARTHUR B. LEOPOLD, Not. Pub.
I, the undnrsigned Recorder of Mort
gae. in and for the Parish of OQrleans.
Ste uselalina. do hereby earti, that
the above and foreaoln Act of lacer
ttnof the Doullut & Williams Ship
C ¶~a t' o: this day duly
In ll 211. oio 726
New O(rlesas, l.a.. May 9. 1919.
( EMILE J. IEONARD. Dy. R.
~ ARTPI~R B. LEOPOLD, Not. Pub.
Jun 413-0-7 Jly 4-11
ALLEN NNmLE COMPANY, INC.
State of Llouisiana,. Parish of Orleans,
city of New Orleans
3e It knowa that on this 30th1 day of
the month of May, in the year of our
lad, one thousaand, nine hundred and
eihtee, beore me. Charles 1. Fletchin
wgee, a Notary Public. duly commissioned
ad qualiled. is and for the City of New
Orliusa Parish of Orleua, State of Lo
islua, theren smldnlg. ' and in the prc-.
S theo witaeses herelatter named
nd undersigned, persaually came and ap
hereuto ehribed, all of lawfln age
Saldl ridentsa of tho Ciy of New Or-1
oa the no f Lo.ui rna, an. a llnr
thaas el tho laws of te Stato
haLan Il ptlttirl#ct UT of th i
._a bly of tho State of Lo~-u I
.m 3r 1114. el rativo to the or
C 14 dohe I t l
.m tb .n-
_qio i O
hall I ".\lln Mehble 'onlpany, Inc., and l
under ,.aid corporate. nallie it .hall have
,n.essiono for ninety-nine years. unless
-oonl4.r dlis-olved. and shall have power I
:ld uilthority to !'llntractl . iule 4Iand be l
c'ued . to IIake iand ue li clorporae sepal, I
tl- .l-ani' to alnt r or breal:l k at lleasure; to I
f make oil t'e....ary rules and regulationsb
r fr it. cortporatte Ilian4algillti4t and ooll;frOt I
4nd i4 t .'hall have and .enjoy ill the ri-ght,. 4
, prir tilege. 44d llni ntl ities which iar. now I
.conferr.ed upon or ny he-re-after bi grant- -
.i1 to 4corplora:tiolnj. of lthl" slliame kind and
' li rnf 4t-r.
.Article II. Thi donlicil iof l4aid cor- 4
pioration it htereby Iixed in theI I ity of i
New 4irle:all. State of .Louisiana. and al. ll :
cit4ation alnd i1other legail prot e..· shall be e
.c.ried.1 uponll thle i'r. hent of said liror-llo
4tlioln. aind1 , in case of l his ait..enillt. upon4
the Vt.-l'r.id l.nt ; and 1 in :ca.e of tlhe. ill
.lle e of oth iI110po t4he $i "retar% -Tr.a- I
'r.lr1 '1i III - lrThe obje.t, ;lliand pilurposes
for which s.aid clorpora;tionu is olglanized
iare 4l1.'laredl to Iibe1 To ant as il. IlI for t
ia ran e conr, p nlllll i. l 44 oli4. itii g ni4 d re- I
S 1,iing appil li :cationl4 for tire. su(llllty.
IiIte gl ,". l hol e ir. lev1:or. aiccident. work
nwii, comip4 .at41 4 . to44u4:4lo. health . ItIr
.4lir%. ret.1it. il rinl. , r 1edit alld life in- t
nri 4l.' 4 :tai4 all other kilnd.l o4f ilsurnrilce
Ihe coll. -tio of pr ll limi al nd doing .t h lr
other 'bui-in4.- ,. i44 l l he d1a.1 te,4 ld to I
t agent, bl 11 h colmlplnies. :and to con- t
S ti t a g 4r44 i sratira . ll II :m l intll in
rII:a4ce lib l'rokei :l4,.ui llre:l.4 . toll at :IIis t
:iL-.it-, for aonling coIll aniii l", .soliciting4
an.all r-tiving aigpli.nttions for hood. of t
All kind :llIlI' characte14.r. Ilto puir :a4-s. le:aei.
or othli0. e a. .lllirte real i-lstate and to I
hohld. lutenirst. 4 ortni4, le l r nad it4 po, l of .
hli l , lalt. to mlen .4took in :l othe4.r or
ptor;ationlll . ldlll v(.ote the . ad1 i. r l- I
I to l414 any : aid .all thing i i4 i idieita: l or
4er4a4ine to :it, of 4th1. oljet i and pur
lto.." liab llo e ,ptI-iiae 'd.
.lrti4l. IV. iThe capitl stock of saiid
Sorlp llor:ation4 Iis h.-r. fi\.d 4at tIe ulm4 of
lt .en tho saI I ol do. llarsll I(.. lutis.0l0 . li id- I
td into Oml l unlii red and tifty . l: hai:ire-.
of the pilr ale oif one hundr.ed11 llr,
i ot l o.ill ..ech. all of which shall ie rlni l
m n 4 toock. and 'he .* lle ti:la he. is-uied
i.r a.:li or in pi:ayih'nt of propertyl or 1
.ri e. . :i i ait:Ill rCerl.4ied . v ior reudir4,d t
to the corpl or'ation.
The part1It. hereto d o.lare that tlhey
halt .l.criblt foir tli. uilliter of .isharies
of thli. Iapital .4lo4 k of thie cororaiolni .t et
ofelitli thlh ir ri - ,p.tiv. niesi.. sL o that I
thi 'l4 (it of inl'orporatio halll ,erv.-e :in ti
oriti i nal ll:-4 I4.ription.i
.allh .lli.l,. is .a lriber to one huIn
S Ilred.l fort eight l 14. share.ii of the pi.l
ital ,tu.k of the a:i d corporatl1ion. i :has
transferred. 4coh4 ed :fa4 deliver.edi to the I
corloration, in full ipayment and liquid- :i
tion of hise shid sill.. ription. all the .t
ri 4tingl 4h i iess.. of Allen . l. t.le. Agent1 No.
701i-7111 liennien I uildlling. New 4rleans. .
I.ll.4uialna incluldin4"g agency 'conltr4act.. of
li.e. fiurnliture.. lIas.e. expir:ations,. igood will.
4etc.. as .14(lshown on the s1t:44444nt .led here
with. giving a detailed and itemizedI des- I
-rription, toget gher wit thte v.ine thereof t
las apprallire by the directors of this 'or
No trans.fer of sto-k sha:ll be bindlng I
t IIlpon this corporation inl 4ih.. lmade nd l
r.-o.rded 4upon its hooks.
The amount to (wllih ithe o pit4al st'ck
of said 4orporation may ibe increased is I
.herely fixed at the .sum of one hundred ,
Ithoa1 al d dollirs ($100tl0ltKI.tW).
I .rticle V. All ithe powers of said cor
r poration shalll ie vested in and exerised a
liy a loard of lire-tors conmposed of not a
less than three (3) sharel.olders. aind at
miajority shall constituite ai quiorumi for
the transa.tion of all business.
A .l majority of the hoard of Directors
t voting, fin person. shall be reluired to
4.pass ny resolution or adopt any by-law. I
whilch. when so plssed or adopted. shall t
14h444oe Ctalid corporate acts. .
The iloard of lDirectors shall lie elec.ted o
Iiannually at a general mee..ting of the .
.Shareholdeirs to ibe held on the second lI
Tuesday in June. 1919, and on the salme i
day and month in each .succeeding year a
after ten. days wrltten, notier Ianiled to lI
each shareholder at his last known ad
dress appearing upon the books of the it
corporation, unless such notice be waived c
Iin writing by all the stockholders appear- s
in as su.ch upon the books. I
The failure, however, from any elTnse a
to hold the annual nieting of the stock- t
holders, or the failure to elect directors a
theretl, shall not operate the forfeiture of t
this charter nor impair the corporate b
management. but the directors and offi- Ii
cers then In office shall serve until their a
seressors have been duly elected. qu:ali- fi
flted and installed. Any vacancy in the h
BIoard of Directors shall be filled for the t
unexpiredl term by the renmalnng direc- i
The officers of the corporation shall d
consist of a President. one or more Vice o
Presidents, a Secretary and a Treasurer. ti
The office of Secretary and Treasurer
n4a) be held by one and the same person t
under the name of Secretary-Treasurer; n
the offices of President and Treasurer tl
and tVie 'resident and Treasurer may (1
likewise he combined under the names a
of President and Treasurer and Vice Prel t
Ident and Treasurer. 1
Article VI.-The first Board of Direc
tors, who shall serve until the annual
nimeeting to be held on the second Tues- a
day in June. 1919. shall consist of Allen
Mehile. 322 Prytania Street, New Orleans. I
La.. who shall he President: John IC. Lan
sing, 135 S. Itennessey St.. New Orleans.
La., who shall he Vice Presildent: Oscar
L. Chambers. 6161 Milne street. New Or
h.ans, La.. who shall ble ecretary-Treas
Article VilI.-This aet of Incorporation p
may be changed, altered or amended, or 4
this corporation may be dissolved by and
with the consent of the holders of two- 4
thirds in amount of its then outstanding
stock at a general moeeting convened for
that purpos, after thirty days notice in
writing mailed to each stockholder's last I
known r addresa and after fifteen daysI
pubHlecatlun in on e of the daily newspa
pers publlahed in the tity of New Or- a
leans, am prescribed Iby law.
If this corporation should be dissolved
by limitation or otherwise, its affairs shall J
be liquidated under the supervision of
three ommiealioners to lie elected at a
reneral meeting of shareholders convened
for that purpose, after notice as above
provided in this Article. and they shall
remain in office until the aftairs of the
corporation shall have been fully liquidated:
and in the case of the death or disbililty
to act of one or more of the said Iiquida
tors, the survivor or lsurvivors shall con
tinue to act under the provisions and in
54cordajnce with the terms of Section .0
of Act 267 of 1914. 0
Article VIII.--No shareholder of this 0
corporation shall ever be held liable or
responsible for the contracts or faults of
this corporation in any further sum than
Ithe unpaid balance due upon the shares
nof stock owned by him: nor shall any
mere informality in the organization have
the effect of rendering this charter null h
or of exposin any shareholder to any
liability beyond the unpaid balance due
upon his stock; nor shall any informality P
or irregularity in the organization have
the effect of rendering any shareholder li 4
able as a partner. a
.Thus done and passed, inA my office, in
the City of New Orleans. on the day.
nmonth and year first hereinabove writ-.
,ten, in the presence of Messieurs. Burt E
W. Henry and Frances Ilaler. competent s
witne ees, who hereunto sign their names~
with the said appearers and nme. Notary.
after reading of the whole, ad the said
appearers have hereunto signed oppositeli
their names the number of shares of f
stock of this coorporation subscribed for
(Origlinal is signed). w
Allen Mehle. 3222 Prytauia street. N. p
O.. La., 148 shares: J. E. Lansing. 1.1'5 44.4
Ilennessey St.. I share: Oscar L. Chain- 5
bher. 6161 Milne St.. I share. 5t
Witnesses: Burt W. Henry. F. EHiler. to
'HAS. F. FLETCHINIER. Not. Pub. 14'
I. the undersigned, Recorder of .Mort- t
gages for the Parish of Orleans. State ofn
Louisiana. hereby certify that the above
and foreLoing Act of Incorporation of Al-i
len Mehle (ompany. Inc.. was this day
duly recorded in my office, in Book
New Orleans. La.. June 1. 1918.
(Signed) EMILE J. LEONARD, Dy. R. le
A true ~o py. o
CHAS. . PLFETCHINGER, Not. Pub. O
BIENVILLE ." IP TRADING COMPANY, ri
United States of Ameril.a. State of Louis- m
lana, Parish of Orleans.
te it known, that on this 29th day of
the month of May. in the year of our Lord c
one thousand nine hundred and eighteen as
(1918), before me, Gustave A. Llambias, a es
Notary Public in and for the Parish of gi
Orleans, State of Louiasiana. duly commis- a
sioned and quallfed, and in the preseace th
of the witnesses hereinafter named and bi
undersigned, peraonally came and appear
hereunto subscribed. all of the age of ma
jority. who declared that, availing them- di
selves of the provisiones ot the laws of ths os
State relative to the orgalsastion of cor
p rations, they hereby torm themselves
Ltoandl constitute a corporatie. for the tw
objects na purpoase, ad nader the atip
I-Th e se which this t:
. c.aste. s....--.,..a
sa. • t,.de .'
I dispose of. stocks and bonds of other
e eompanies; to exchange its entire capitall
4 stoe'k. or any part thereof. for property
r which it is authorized to acquire. or to
'e xch:ange its entire assets and b,.lsine-.
1. or any part thereof. for property stock.
a abotnd or other obligations of othe.r 'our
s por.ation. to heoll stock in other corpor
atiotts; and to trn-ns;.t ill busness Irolp
erly coltllnetedv wvilt. inlitdentall or Iconve
I nient to any of the :afors..aid olli4gations
- nid lpurpos,es.
d Article Ill. The amotnt of 'pital .stock
of this corporation s.hall fe the .ant of
I, 'n thousanltd (..i41.t)4 ).4 4) do!i.ars. ,i i 1ded
f into .and represented by oil*- (U1K)) .hares
II of the par value of onel hiundr.d, (S)li. ui)4
e dollars iper share. sal I .toi. k to he- i.ssued
Iby the Itonrd of , Iire".tor.4 for a slh or
n iroperty. or for .selrvice, rtender4,d the tor
isoratiou., at their :lp;rni ed v:alu.. 1as tc,
S 1 rt IV I . "i'hl. ianiiou.t tIt 'o whih 4 lie
Id 'pit:al sta.'I L i e Irt-a.r ""iI'r' . shall he,
Ir Ione :u dred thol.:usand I l $1qN0.iNa.i dol
.lrticle V. "The doini e tl, of this torpor
tit4ll4 ll4 sh lll I4' in th ile 4 it of .etI 4 l Orileni-.
1State of Loui 4 ij a:a : "n1l. the d4 tllr:iou of
th .-, orp r ,illtion shalil Ih, for 4lil'et'y-1n414'l
4i'l) yea'r . n'ri'' or i )f , it:lionll. or other
, I'al lro.,.Se,.- s.halll he. se.rvedl upon the1
4 1r'1-islh 4t4. or ill i.. 'i't'e, lupon the
'" ic' I'ri'.idt1 lt.
.rti, Il VI. . t11 the n'rllpor t. o r4 p irof
s this i.or ortioar: hi4ll le ltsl ii sted linlt lo:rd
o f lir., toir- to 4 o -i- of tf hree r ::' dire., -
i tir tor h ,e .l4ti i ll a :nnually at :s4 k1iold 'k i
'" r, ' ni'te4tiln 4 . to he held hl4e tf hird ltoiaiy
in tMa4y i f ti':l h tl ' y ar. Thte dirllector .o4
'f el'eit,'- I h Il rell inll it o nice untlll il th ir
nie' l .l4 u ir-re elected and ha4;il 1 l lit'ie . The'l
1 oird of lair l',tors sha41 ll .Io t froml their
lllll r a lr I'er . V'len 't. i Pres identt . ai
S-,-rta i r -'"rri -iTe rer. mi1 nd otherill offi
r O i.r Ih 4t4l nIa think lroper t or co'lln-to
l 4iwt. ::n1 1 h;llll Ihi e liowe'r to unitei two
or mior, i olive. :indi to confer 1t4' -:sa4 .
Iilon1 ' oi' eson. or tO di4o nl'. withe any
olfice in their dij.4re'tion, anil. d 1 to I\ lth.
;l:,rie pit all otli., r , i r igeut ;. id it4l -
pl."t'-e. Th'e dir,'l torsh a ll h, i have, poier
I to tll il l,il: l'ri4 ' ne4 4 ' rrinl " lilo tlhe'
r haird. m e4n( thaim.i no 4444ratm ra'rt4;in4 :at
I the tite - l s llth iac nierL are to lr - r illed.
tlireiltor rl'r'-re ntin Ia imajority of the
I' i-snd capita, l stoc.k .1shall he l 4re.,t ait
43 I nl l eti4'4'4 of the' lo11rd1 of Iliri'etor to
t, lll4 titltn, a. lliaor4lni. .At aniy meting of
i th e Ilourd of liire,'tor, any a ent li 1ir4',
tor Ial4 the l repr'-.nted ay ol ther 1 i
rector. who mally cast til-- vote of lthe 11h
sent diriector a44 orditg to, the 4 written i
ltructiois. either general or special. of
4 id ' he li4't lir4e'tor. The director- sha.ll
t' hle powe0r to make. eo tabilish. ltr and
amend il by- laws, role. and regulationi.
and to borrow money., exS c te ilortgage
,n i oes and le a4 pledges', 0bond4. or
other obligations. as the3y thinik iroper.
4lithout r'ferenc'e to the stockh4olders: a.
well as. to exercise all of the otheir ipow
ers a ith which the corporltion is vested
by 4law '. Until te annuai l Il'ting in 1919 .
the Boardi of iliret.tors shall 'Oitltute the
following: W. Scott 1Brytn. post offi'er
a:Idress. II) Whitney Bli-.. N. 0.: John
I'. Culret. post offie address.. 213 N. Pe
I ta'rs St.. N. O..; Louis 4. Itessoilnes.. 213
N. I'Peters. St.. N. 0.. with tih4 sai4d WV.
1Scott Ilryilan as President. the said John
' P. 'ollret as Vi.e- l're-.ident 1and Tre'asur
i.r, and the .nid Louis (;. IH e o4oite., as
.,-, ret ary.
Article VII. The names and post offie.
I radre fas. of the, sub..rilbers of these ar
t h'les of incorporation. aund stlatement of
1the inumber of shares of stock in the Cor
r poration for which e*ac'h has lsubscribed
are shown by the signatures of the said
a subl.riers hiereto L:'appended.
.irticle VIII.--No .tockholder 4shall ever
lie held liable or re.sponsible for the on
1 triats or faults of said orploraltion 6n any
further sumrn than the unpald halance due
1 on the sliares of stlok owned lby him: nor
ihall any n'ere infornmlity in organization
I have the effect of rendering this charter
iull or of exposing any sto'kholder to
any liability beyond the amount due on
Article IX.-This nct of incorporation
may be amended, and its capital stock in
creasId, or the corporation may be dis
solved. In the manner now provided by
I:w. Upon the dissolution of the ('orpor
ation, its affairs shall lie liquidated by
three (:) commissioners to tbe appointed
4at a meeting of stockholders convened for
the purpose of liquidation, to be elected
lby a vote of all the stockholders. Said
liqulidators shall remain in office until the
affairs of said 'orporation shall have been
fully settled and liquidated, and they shall
have full power to transfer and give title
to all the property and assets. of the cor
poration, at public or private sale, and to
distribute the proceeds. In case of death.
I disability or resignation of one or more
of the liquidators, the vacancy shall be
tilled by the survivor or survivors.
Thus done and passed at my office. In
the City of New Orleans on the day.
month and year first above written, in
the presence of Delvaille H. Theard and
Oliver C. Blanchard, competent witnesses.
I who hare hereunto subscribed their names
together with me. Notary, and said ap
pearers. after due reading of the whole.
I W. S. IBryan. J% P. Conret, L. G. fIes
SWitnesses: Delvaille H. Theard, O. C.
GI'S. A. I.LAMMBIAS. Not. Pu(b.
I. the undersigned. Recorder of Motl -
r gages in and for the Parish of Orleans.
State of Louisliana, do hereby certify that
the above and foregoing act of incorpora
tIon of the Itienville Ship Trading Cor
Sporation was this day recorded in nmy of
r fice in book --, folio -
I New Orleans, La.. say 31st. 191S.
(Signed) EMILE J. LEONARI), Dy. tR.
I, the unde.rsagned. Notary Publ.. in and
r for the Parish of Orleans. State of Louis
hIn4na. do her.by certify that the foregoinc
Is a true and correct copy of the original
let of iIncorporation of the Blenville Ship
- Trading Corporation of New Orleans. La..
of record in my notarial office.
New Orleans. May 31st. 191i.
t IIl'S. A. LLAMIIAS. Not. Pub.
I Jun 6-13-20-27 Jly 4-11
THE ENGINEERIIG SALES COMPANY,
United States of Amnerica. State of L.ouis
laua. Parish of Orleans. ('ity of New
He it known, that on this 3rd day of the
month of June in the year of our Lord one
thouslnd nine hundred and eighteen and
of the Independence of the United States
of America, the one hundred and forty
second, before me. Watts K. leverich. a
Notary Public. for the above Parish and
Stat.. and in the presane of the under
signed witnesses, personally came and ap
The several persons whose names arq
hereinafter subscribed, who declared that
availing themselves of the laws of this
State relative to the organizatiqn of cor
porations, in such cases made, a! provid
ed, they form themselves Into a corpora
tion, under the stipulationsa hereinafter
set forth, which they adopt as their char
Article I.-The name and title of this
corporatIon is hereby declared to be "The
Englnering Sales Company, Inc." and it
shall have and enjoy a corporate succes
ion for a period of aninety-nine years
from this date, and shall have and exer
cise for the purposes of the business to
be carried on by it, all the powers cou
ferred by law upon corporations. includ
ing the power to purchase, lease, sell,
mortgage, pledge, exchange, and other
wise acquire, alienate, or dispose of its 1
property, real. personal or mixed in the
trosecutlon of its business; to contract.
sue, and "he sued, to make and use if it
so desires • corporate seal, and the same
to alter or break at pleasure; to make
by-laws for ita government and the same
to alter, amend or repeal at pleasure: o
name and employ such managers, di
tors. officers, agents and employs, as its a
interests may require and generally to
exercise all the powers necessary or con- a
venient to carry on said business.
Article 11.-The domicile of this cor-t
poration shall be in the City of New Or
leans, Louisiana. and all citations and
other legal process shall be served there 4
on the President, or in his absence or
disability on the Vice-President.
Article III.-The objects and purposes 1
for which this corporation is organised I
and tje nature of the business to be car- I
nled on by It are hereby declared to be: a
to carry os a general engineering and
machinery business in this city and else
where; to buy and sell new and second- 4
hand machinery and engineering supplies
outright or on a commission basis: to
conduct a machine shop for the repair
and manufacture of machinery and engin- I
eering supplies: to conduct a general en
rineering practice and all connected with I
and appertainiag thereto: and to do all
things incidental to or connected with said
Article IV.-The capital stock of this
corporation is hereby fixed at twenty-five I
thousand dollars divided into two hun
dred and fifty shares of the par value of
one hundred dollars per share. The cor
poratio shall have the right to commence
b ns8ase asd be a going concern when
twelve thousand five hundred dollars of c
its stock shall have bees subscribed and a
six thousaad two hundred and fity dol- a
lars paid for la cash. All other ateek t
subscribed for shall be pid for at such a
time as the Beard of Irectors shall de- t
termlne, hat aso stock shal be lssed ex- t
shall be made em the beeksa o the om-. a
IIIIIIII Iiinll of thel otstanding I
Se i eanm i
r to sell or otherwise dispose of his stock i
1 without first offering it to the other stock- I
y holders through the Itourd of D)irectors
o at its book value as determinedl by the
last annual statement; and the other
stockholders or the Board of Direc'tors for
them in I,rolortion to their resplective
holdilngs shall have the right to buy the
-aIne4 wlthin thirty days for c:Ish; :all
stok to be held sublject to this irovision.
s and any sail or dislposition, pi.ldge or en- 1
'tlhrulllr anl' of said stn'k shIall Ibe sulbjec't
k to the Irovisilns of thiis cha:rtier. The
f Board of Dir.etors shall ha:ive lpower to
ii re'ei,, ' iiti,.riptiots. for all sto-k not lih
5,scribed for hereiun and to isulle tIt.'he s514.
1il )o Illto lllellt it allor".: id. btt all suehii
Id tock or any in'crease of thlie capital .tlok
Ir msIt irst e offerelt to the o0Iwners of
stock at tel tilt' of sucll h isl nce inll ro
t portion to their re.ec'tive holntdings. The
d cap:,ital sto' k of this corporation i imay be
increald':I,'i to one hundred,'4r . thou-:i tandi dI -
S .Artit'e V. All tt.he corpor:ate powers of
this t co' tpa y shall Iie' -te*' d in. antl 4the4
llbu ine s ill afftairs ,shlall 'll tle i:Iu"ld by4
I: I:aird of four directl or, to lle, cted an
molly oni the first %lodns of July of each
,f .lcar. eis '.pt thi e tirst i oa:lrd of dir4.ltoro.
e w llo shalll b .: Leo S. \ ,.ril. .t117 l'r t1:nin:t4
r St.. N.'w. irl ilanl. Walter 11. 1\los1,.. a>
4I ':4r llton Al4 '. . N.w 4rI1,.ilthr Elkiln
e 11 ,ll-'.., 1:,14 1Du4f14'.. St t.. N\e.w rla':ns. .S1.
l WV il. I i'r3tit tSt.. N,.'w s 4rti ntI.
f lnd who .ihall holdI offi e u il ntil ' t 11 first
I 14u' l rl Ilt4 I,'lng which 11shal l e hll oill
th41" first 11n1 day of .fill. 13 1! .111 ll such
S l'*4 tiosI' shall h, hll hld by ballot Iat the4
uITi c of th1" cmpan'y. under lilt4 superi -
, e i-ion of two ,mu'O iJ ionlrs to lit, ap"
r oinj t.d Iby thll' I1o. ir,! o.f I ir .lidor'. I
I No 'tice of .s. 1h mtne4ltingIs shall I4. givten
r lI the ,e-or'-tary in writin,, .deliv.ered to
Slac '. stockholder i' n p4.'rsoi o4 r 4 l4 ailed to
his lasti known .laddress at t ,ast liftet.n
4 iv' prior to i u h elhtion,. but this no
Siute , Isay li waived by all the lstockhold
i A t aill elections :tl.lnd at all meetn, ings of ,
tl' (t- st.o4 kholders.. ev, ry .stockholelr shallI
he enlltitled to lonle 4 tot, for each share Iof
r stock lst:1 ilt n illn li lll I.llle O ' Ilh ooks I
, of 4the comllpany at its h d:late of 11h 1 I'er- I
t tion or Imeetilng: said 4 t4'.4 s to I4 e .'ast inl
person or ly written prosy. :lld a llal
. jority of the volte, sli:l chl'lt. Alny VlLanL- I
't i. o. nlrri4g among the direct'ors4 for any i
ltause' so lall 'be tilled Iby the rema'ining di
f re'ltor-. The failure' to elect direct.ors at
the 4 un uall ell,'tilg s shall not discsolve or
in .ice shatll remalin in office until theirf
lf s.netssors are elect.ed and qualiti'ed.
I The I1:ord of I irec'tors shall elect as I
I soont s I-'.ihle after their own ,election
Sfrom sImllaoig the.ir ow4hn lulllb.r I'rest- -
dent. Vice-' Pr.esidnt. Seclretary 1and Trea:is
r Thr e ltoard of Dirctors Ity frot time I
to tiint' name and appoint all l4'such offi
cir., agents, lservants, ind e1 lol yees as I
l they d14e44 ne'.es. ry for the purposes of I
, the corploration. They shall have the pow
e r to fix and ldefine the duties of every of
e lier. agIent. servant, atnd liployer. All
I lt ,ents, ervants.rit and e ,aIployes, 4 shall hold
offi'e at the pleasure of the Ito:rd of Isi
3 rsetors unless otherwise Ipecified 3by con
trac't. The Btourd of Dlirectors may3 make
l anld establish, as well as alter and amend44
- by-law.- rules and regulati:ons nec.ess'ary4
s for the malnagement of 4lth business and
affairs of the co'orporation.
SArticle 'VI.-Whenever the corporpation
shall e dissolved either from limither fron itation
f or 4therwise. its affairs lshall be liquidat
eld by two commissioners to ble appointed 4
from amongst the stockholders at at gen
I eral meeting of the stockholders convened I
for 4such purpose of which metting notice
r shall le given in the time and mnanner
- rovided for stockholders' meetings inu
Article Vll of this charter. 4nd a4 major
Sity lin the amount of alpital stock repre- I
r enled at ttuch meeting .4shall Ibe requlisite
1 to elct. Said comnmissioners shall remain
r in office until the affairs of the cpolora
)Lion shall be fully liquidated. In cnse of
i th' death of either of the said 'otmmtis
sioners. the vacancy shall be filled by elet
I tion of the stockholders after a similar 1
- notl'.e,. until which time the survivor shall
continue to act. The said notice of meet
itg may be waived by the ununi1nous 4con
s4ent of nill the stockholders.
Article VII.---This act of incorporation
I may Ibe inoditied, chalnged, or altered,. or
r said corporation 4i4y be dis.solvd with I
I the al,nt of two-thirds of the capital 1
I stock represented at a general meeting of I
i the stockholders convene'd for 4such Sur
t pose and afte.r each stockholder shall have
I been given notice in writing of such n4et
Sing fifteen days in advance or notice shall
have been given in a daily newspaper ,
Spublished in this city once a week for t
thirty days preceding the meeting. The t
4said notice sitay ie waived by the unani
a4ous consent of all the stockholders. Any t
change made or proposed with reference
Sto the charter or the capital stock shall
be made in accordance with the laws of
t this State on the subject.
I Article VIII.-No stockholder shall ever
he held liable for the faults or contracts -
of said corporation in any further suat
than than the unpaid balance due to the corpor
ation on the shares owned by him, nor
shall any were informality in organization
have the effect of rendering the charter
null or exposing any stockholdier to any
liability beyond the unpaid balance due
on his stock.
Article IX.-All meetings of the stock
holders, except as herein otherwise ,pro
vided or required by law. shall be held
t after written noth e by the secretary to
each stockholder delivered in person or
mailed to his last known address not lat
er than five days prior to said meeting.
but such notiie may he waived by the a
unanimous consent of all the stockholders.
4Special meetings of the stockholders may
I he called by the President. when deemed
- nee54ssry, and shall lbe called Iby him upon 2
the resolution of the Board of Directors.
I or upon the written request of the own- t
Sers of twenty-five per cent of the out-t
The subscribers hereto have respective- 4
ly written opposite their names the
. amount of stock owned by them in this
corporation, so that this seact of incorpora
tlion may also serve as the original 9U4-14
erithtion list of the corporation.
Thus done and passdl. In my office, at
the (Citly of New Orleans. on the day.
nionth, and year herein first above writ
ten. In the presence of rlerbert s. Well
and Walter J. Suthon. Jr.. eompet,,nt wit
nesses, who hereunto sign their names .
with the said appearers and meo Notary,
tafter reading of the whole.
SSubscrbthers names omittedn. i
Witnisses -: Herbert S. Well. Walter J.
WATTS K. IEVERIt'H. Not. Pub.
I. the undersigned. Recorder of Mort
gages. In and for the Parish of Orleans.
State of Loenlsana. do hereby certify that
the above and foregoing net of Incorpora
tion of The Engineering Sales Comraisnyy,
Inc.. was this dsy duly recorded in my 4
offIce, in Book - --. Folio -.
New Orleans. June 4th. 918.
(Signed'L EMILE J. tEONARI,. ldy fR.
I. the undersigned. Notary Public in n
tand for the Parish of O.rleans. Stat,,e of a
0ouisiana. do hereby certify that the fore
going act in a true and correct copy of
the acit of incorporation of The Engin- C
ering Sales Company. Inc.. passed before II
me on the 3rd day of June. 1918, and of
record in my Notarial Office. 0
New Orleans. June 4thl . 1918. 1
WATTS K. LEVERICH. Not. Pub.
Jun .-13.-20-27 Jly 4-11
(IREENLAW TRUCK * TRACTOR CO.. In
'nited States of Ameri'a. State of Louis
lana. Parish of Orleans, City of New
ie it known that on thins 4 2th day of
the month of May. 1918. before me, Ed
ward 14. Ellis. notary public, duly com
missioned in and for the shove named
parish and state. personally eame and ap
lelirefi: the several persona whose names ar
are hereunto sbacribed. who. in the pres- a
ence of the witneases hereinafter named l
and undersigned, each and all declared:
Thnat. availing themselves of the laws of
the State of Louisiana. on the subject of o1
the inorporatocorpoton orporations, and a:
especially of Act No. 41 of 1914, they t
have organized, and do by these presents
organize and constitute themselves, as
well as all other persons who may be
hereafter become associated with them.
into a corporation and body politic in
law, to enjoy corporate exlstace durinng
a period of ninety-nine years (99) aftr 5
this date. unless sooner dissolved, and n- a
der the following stipulations which they w
hereby adopt as their articles of incoer
poration, or charter, to-wit:
Article I.-The name or this corporation I)
shall be "Greenlaw Truck & Tractor Co.. '
Inc." and its domicile is hereby declared B
to be in the City of New Orleans. State of'
Louisiana, and citations or other legal c
process shall be served on the preaident, tL
and, in his absence, on the secretary. ,
Article 1I.-The objects and purposes of p
this corporation, and the natuts of the h.
business to be carried on by it, are here- a
by declared to be as follows:
To manufacture, buy, sell, import, ex-r
ort and gnerally deal in, operate and 41
for r, all klnds of automobiles,
trucks and tractors and all parts and ac
cessories thereof' to build, malatain, reat
and operate buildings, storage houses, and I
prages, for the storing, caring for and
keepinf for hire therein, of all kiuda oft
sautemibiles or motor vehiclesa; to acqire
the gd wil rights ad property and
to undertake the whole or say part ot the
liabillties in say peeo or eerpeorties. .
and to pay for sae ame in eash, stoek or I
escuriesoihis : to bey, sell. L
Sto fe sa teme
mnilay be incidental to any of the business
herrein; to tlnutfaciturle, deal inll buy, alnd
sell compre*lssed air. gasoline aild ticny oth
er thinig useful for or used as nmotor pows
er for veii.cles: to Ibuy. sell. aniiid deitl ill
nil kindtls of ecnI eteI 'reiail alper. tInorticete'5.
nollte-. stock nld tlUli. and to leort'gagi.e
land hypothec:te i ntjto biles of eeteryl dels
triptionll with ftull poiwer to borrow or
l iend IIonyll. slecured by n(ortage:l or oth
T'lo do All iand everything lmece-sry. cOll
venlie'llt ior prole,- r for the neeml'Oe( l cllipll i'lint
of any of tihe lpurposes herein stated., tandl
to edoe -itc. eithI.r within or without the
State of Lou isi:na.
Article Ill. Thie capital slok of this
eorporatlion i- htereby tixed at thle s-ulit of
thirty thousand ie$:n.eMte.ti.cl Idollars,. all tff
hlic'h I 1hall tiee conlmlon s-tolck. and elhiclht
-itill costi--t of three- ichunaired .h: c re . of
lthe par tvaille oif onIe hunllldriedl ($thll dol
i.crs 1,. r ihacire. W hici h stlck allly hlle lll
.reasel itoe $I0 MNNlMt4) Said le stcek IInedy tice
:aid for in ontey, c, ers i,. s rendeire to
Ihe ceorpioration. or ie piroperty tr eisfer
red to te ihe e lrloir:oiirion.
.rtich " IV. .l of the corporate' Ipowers
of lhis corporation shlill vest in ilil i
e.\ercised ib clt ohard of Itire.-tors. coiec
posedll of feler li i o. ktholeer. oef this. cor
Ip raticc . to ble ell ted :ll t il tcee tilcli of Ihce
.to, kbihlccers hield fol r tie purpi ose at the
idoeic il , ofi thl e io'l ll eel n the secondeii
I l'ies.cl in Marilrh I of ela h yeai r. legrill
cing ciith the second Tues day of lMarch.
19ro. noti.c of which IieetiItr shall lie eiv
eti to a. Ie stockhohlter :it I.lca t fiflteen (I1
t:I-s prior Ito -its h It'meetingh . either lper
-soaltly cr by depositing aihclid notice iin
the poItolTi' c e properlty addressed toi the
lIst koI" n i laddires eof e:cIa stockholter
:.I . fio IIcby the books of th lilte orleleri
lione . it least lifteni 11it) daiys before such
Th in r-t Ie:rd of Director, of this cer
lrat;ion is herelby dldI:re.ll to he coIn
[uese.] of Etdward cit. 1reetlcw. of 25h:;e e
laI :liee .A %e.. Newt llriten, . I .: t.; s r I.
e reeI i:cw. of h411 I '.cr eletleieti St.. Ne.w c or
lehians,. I.c . I cThontals l. l lenr '. of 1 2 4I C r
Lehclet Si.. New Iorle:ls. Ln.: and E. IE.
itlli-. of 4t:i S . John.oi n St.. New r ttlleis.
It:.. lcand they aiell holdi office until the
.ecliond T'ileicday it Marlch. leil!. or until
their sn .cces..e rs are dulli e. t -lectd antidl itlal
Ilied wlithil Elldward It. Ifreecnlaw its Pres
ident. T ho llnias \ . I *llnr . a. Vi" r 'r si
del it culd I:en eratl Mlan al .r;: I . r 1'.
Iereeninw" :as 'Tre.asurer: and Edwirde Ii.
E:lli-. as Secretary : aii two of whomii
shall colnstitlute iluorllcn for thie purpoese
of tr:anisctinlg business it cIln nteetilng of
The Ioarl of dtirectors sihall imimediate
ly alfte r their e'le'tion acelci qulifteich tion
for oiffiie. nseec fronl aetcog their niln
ler. a Presidcnt. a Vice-Presidentli. See
retairy and Treasurer, rovided thlie of
itees of Seretalry and Treiasurer mightle
te held biy the same piersoen.
.at such election of diretlors. eceich stok
holder shall te entitled to lcst one vote
for ea'ch share of cstock owned becy imen.
elthter in lperson or liy written proxy. bit
voting sha.ell not e iiiiiumulative.
a nv vactl ccllies enrrilclr lon said Ilo rdt
siclli e teille'd by the relccininlg membiiers
at any relgeulnr meeting, or lt any mecet
ilna cailled for that iepurpose' y tihe Prel
The sacid toard of lcir.-tors., shall have
power to appoin t acents e iland enploy'ee
for thisc enrrt rporation. eor to remove the
.lece at plesure. and they shall aelso halve
the power to till any ivacac leis in tlieir
number. and thall it lke such by-lawc
from time to time eand ic end tel e lPonse as
they lmay dteemi expiedlent.
Artilicle V.--This corporaltion mlilecy beglin
businei at onlce. the nelel''s: .tryc amounet of
stoek lieilng suitscribed for h.erelii.
Arhtin e VI.- This charter may lee acmend
ed. ithe cpital stlck thereof increasel or
ildecreseil, or this corporatilon dissolved.
in acc-ordancete with the proviscions of Act
eil of the I.teiislhture of the State of Lou
i inea. for the year 19114.
Thus di Ione and le gned in cny office. it
New trlleans. Lootisinice. InI the' presene
of 'reanis .1. Keller and T. Paul Ftecier.
compeiltenlit witnes'sese. on ithe 2%t i dtay of
Maly. 111i., after due reading of the whole,
the sclitriber' to this corporation here
by affixing their naies. and the atmount
of the stock respectively suiscriieed for
Iby them, and hereby deliare this to con
stitute tIeir stock suihseriplton list.
E. II. Elits. 2 sihare. per F. J. Keller:
I. I. tre'nHlaw. 175 sichares T. l. Hlenry.
10 lhares: I I. t'. Cre,'enlaw. 10 iares. per
E. It. Greenlaw.
Witnesses: T. Paull Fonsie.r. F. J.. Keller.
EDWARD It. I.l.11S. Not. Pub.
I. the undersigned. R1c-order of Mort
gages. in and for the parish of Orleans.
State of Louisiana. do hereby certify that
the alove and foregoing act of incorpora
tion, of the hreenlaw Truck & Tractor Co.
en., weas this daiy duly recorded In ny of
*i"'. In Hook 1'222. Folio 82.
New Orleans. May 31st. 1l19.
(Signed) EMIILE J. IEONARII. Iy. It.
.A true copy.
EleWAtII) II. EILIS. Not. Pub.
tJuin 13-.'20-2)27 Jly 4-11
OF TlHE BAY ST. o1l'IS NAVAL, STORES
He It Known. That on this 30th day of
the month of May, in the year of our Lord
Nineteen Hundred and Eighteen; before me,
Lawrence M. Janin. a Notary Public. duly
commissioned and qualified in and for the
(ity of New Orleans. Parish of Orleans.
State of Louisiana. therein residing, and in
the presence of the witnesses hereinafter
named and undersigned.
Personally came and appeared the several
persons whose names are hereunto sucbscribed,
all of lawful age and all residents of the
(lty of New ():leans. State of Louisiana. and
avaing themselves of the laws of the Starte
ef Louisiana. and particularly of Act No.
267 of the General Assembly of the State
of Lo.isiana for the year 1914; relative to
the organization of corporations. state that
they have covenated and agree and do
hereby covenant and agree to form them
selves, as well as such persons cwh-o may
hereafter become associated with them or
succeed them, into a corporation fcr *he o
jects and purposes, and under the follow'
ing articles, to-wit:
ARTICLE 1-The name of this ctorl.ration
shalT be, Bay St. Louis Naval Stores Com
ARTICLE II-The objects and purposes
for which this copreratfon i- orgaeiced, ind
the cature ef the bustness to be carried on
by it, are hereby declared to be:
To own lands, sb-lease. buy ianti ell
lands, timber, turpentine stills, saw-mills,
planing-mills, and all the by-products of
To operate, establish and lease turpentine
stills, or anything connected therewith.
To engage in or conduct a general mercan
tile business, both wholesale and retail, at
any point or points desired.
To manufacture machinetryC . or any kind
of implements, to iuy, sell, lease icr deal
in agricultural property.
To engag i thein the raising of live stock, or
ito deal c the same, and generally to do all
things which may be incidental or appurte
nant to any of the purposes hereinbefore
ARTICLE II-The capital stock of this
corporation is hereby fixed at the sum of
One Hundred and Sixteen Thousand, Eight
lHundred ($116.800.00) Dollars. to be divided
into Eleven Hundred and Sixty-eight shares
of common stock of the par value of O-ce
itundred Dollars ($100.00) each.
ARTICLE IV-The amount to which the
c-apital stock of this corporation may be in
creased is hereby fixed at the amount of
Twee Ikindred Thousand ($5JD,0Of).0l1 Dol
ARTICLE V.-The domicile of this cor
>oration shall be in the City of New Or
lans, in the State of Louisiana.
ARTICLE VI-The period of duration of
-he corporation shall be ninety-nine years.
ARTICLE VII-All the powers of the cor
poration shall be vested in and exercised
by and through a Board of Directors consist
ing of three stockholders, to be elected at
a meeting of the stockholders to be held
annually on the 20th day of the month of
May in each year. The first Board of Di
rectors of the corporation, who shall hold
office until their successors shall be elected
and qualified shall be the following persons,
W. B. Gillican. New Orleans, La.
Buckner Chipley. New Orleans. L.a.
D. J. Herrin, New Orleans, La.
ARTICLE VIII-The following are the
names and post office addresses of the sub
scribers of these articles of incorporation
and a statement of the number of shares
which each agrees to take in the corporation:
Name. Address of Shares
D. J. lHerrin, New Orleans, La. One
W. B. Gillican. New Orleans, La. One
Buckner Chipley, New Orleans, La. One
Thus Done and Passed at my office in the
City of New Orleans, State of Louisiana, on
the day, month and year first above written
in the presence of Clifton C. Crook and
Philip Develin, competent witvgsses. who
hereunto sign their names with me, Notary,
after due reading of the wicole. The sub
scribers hereto have set opposite their nanws
respectively the number of shares to which
they have subscribed to the capital stock
of the corporation.
W. B. Gillican, Buckner Chipley, D. J.
Witnesses: C. C. Crook. Philip Devlic.
LAWRlNCE V. JANIN.
I,. the undersigned, Recordr .f Moetiages.
in and for the parish of Orleans, State of
Loi.saa d . ereby eertify that the above
A true coups:
(Se:tl u LAWREN('E M. JANIN.
M a). .::tine 6 13 2) 27 July 4.
W T1 W WRTIER. INC)RI'O)RATEI)
i, f I n!( ..i n -, ( I '% if N e w i ) r ' , a ni - .
It. I i . T ".n thil Twn. ty eco. nd
da y .f tlh ' .nt': ,f M ay. 't : ' P" ver i of
our L ,,r1, Inte Thu-indI Nine lHu'al'c ,i and
F.igh tt 'c n . . l , ,t th e I d epe n d er n te ,f th e
I ' tel s,.,'-. \,:ei t ,,lie hlt:diedr
Ite f, ,ri a ie , \ %' mi riu n 1. F it rie n :," , a N I ars
"nt t "r '1 c' l ' ,,t N ew I)rle tan . l ari -
tn :' ,:'". o' €"r rr ,o l:n K . .1,l , lti th e
. t t : ne--e hereini .:r :n tel
p;e.rcd .lit' tt'5i 'ri tJi, i w I' It ;,( -t
-:ra',J dc: l.,'', Iti; ,: ,iV ilie t i. 'nc :tI .. t
t ci s ; ..::ly ,iAf t , 7 , 1' 14 . I '1: l c ast i '
n ade and pro, vidc 1 , they have t, ,raw el and
S I . ,r r I C t % p, r le s t' t, 1s , f orr a
h hIt ", t - l pu r .c . a nd . r tt t'
fn+'")i .it I iri.--".l, s i the " !le t "i 1l ac
rl,: I.:: it d .1 , ti ':r tlil.lrti t " l w it:
A R Iti 1 .1I. I ht'l t ,,l i a : t e ,f the
,-,r.r,'l,, ael,-i " , f,or:;:,, i, dt, llr,l to be:
'"I 1A ' 'I'.. i . , .r.t:.et ."
.\iR It .E II It - . ,:.:, ile sh ill be in the
Sit ' of. N w ionI i , lt . n .t ite o f 1 .ntlla tn
w here a a tll : e , !tder,, ani l re. t o , :et
ll, :l lll-t e held .in I whiuo i: run-t "i: ni
talt its plant :l - a: ,l ,i e .i:,l k 'ell It, 1ha ' l s,
a:,d iili ha tie i:,l c:',, " -;tlct.Siion fr a
;1 r, o , . ,i n 'e tyIC % ;:IC _ (' ,) y t !i fior d th e
A RT I 'CLE Il A ll \ , itio,,n or ,.the. legal
pr we,, shall e erved i n the th l're -,lent, and
I tn c sle !ti c .h tl Uel lt l i 1o lar" t, ac',
upn i:nt .4 te e 'ie- den tleo.. or Serctary
lr Tr -'ier.
A RK I'I ( 'l F I V - T h e o , itj e lt . .1 '1 p ):lr p o g e c
f ,r |w h : t h t h iu c ) ar , i ,t q: 1 . .. )g u tiet d a n d
the ne it c of the lti-nr-- t i ie tiarrt'.,l ot n
by it aire de i elrcd t, be
Tor a t rst yie l ' l 1"u i .I he , .r "s:hc-wise and
expltit the I' rteid State, l itters I'.ttent No.
1.211.it98 griatned to Paul A. Tour:itr, f,.r a
"'Stand fr blicycles and Ithier Vt'hic'es,"
d.C,' l ..t )ifty ll. I 17, and any. subsequent
i r )sl e' i l t h-- 'tl , oi e x te ila-lO th e reo f,
a - well .i-l " : r pI.i'eit t: cnprovenlents
,or xten i-ir it ;,n y see t Ito acq'iI e; to
C.tarn itt i ie lintC iess n i nlanuitactring. it
.If." i.r thrngh .t:hers. all patentt acquired
by it: to grant licenses for the use if -aid
p 't -.- t , ll re by ptr, i-e or itherwaise
real, iper-, .l or nixed property, and to sell,
i e . .r: 1 tgoae or ,,therwisoe d:.poise of sale;
ti) exec.l'e :andl (iie Int. all contracts and
generally do and perform any and all things
nece-ary andt itnciental to the objects and
bui-ness fr twhich th:s C,ia"ny is orga
ARTI('L.LE V--The capital stock of this cr.
peratitn is hereby fixed at the sum of
lTh: -:v Th .i-.ci .l I),.l'ars ($.ti,(tii.)7tn, divided
into three hundred (4Xi)) shares of the par
value if )ne Hlundred Dollars ($1.00) each.
of which amiount Fifteen lhousand Dollars
i$13.5(oýt.ti, or otne-halffof the capital stock
has been sili-crited for which stock nay
me isfued full pad andti non assessale for
cash, or for property transferred for value, or
services actually renderea, to said corpopoa
ti.n. Said capital stock may be increased
to Two Hlundred Thousand Dollars ($tO,
rit nii. Befiore any stockhoilers shall offer
his stock to any outsider for sale, he shall
fir t ffer -ame t t the (Conpany's stock
holders, through it, Pre'sitent, at a price not
euceeiicg what hie is willing to accept from
iARTICLE VI-All the corporate powers of
:!n- c .rroriptioi shall be vested in and ex
ert hied Ity a IOardl f Directors, consisting
if not less than five 15) nor more than nine
()i .tockholders. a majority of whom shall
torstitute a quorum for the transaction of all
business. The first Board of Directors shall
be composed of the followsmng stockholders:
Ephriam Rosenberg. 7027 St. Charles Avenue.
New Orleans, La.; Wit. P. Conery, .241
C',nretIlton Avenue. New Orleans. La.; Paul
A. Tourtier. 1317 Coliseum Street. New Or.
ie:n-. La.; H. It. Hans, 7818 St. Charles Ave
n:tc. New Orleans. La.; and Dr. Howell E.
31..... e. 515 Medical Building, New Orleans,
I., who shall hold their office until the
thlrd Wednesday in May. 1919. or until their
s:tccesi,r have been duly appointed and
The first officers of this corporation shall
he. Eplriam Rosenhery. President; Wtn. P.
Conrervy. First Vice-President; Paul A. Tour
tier. Second Vice-President. and B. B. Hans.
Secre ry-Treasurer, who shall hold their It
f:c- until the third Wednesday in May.
1i10. or until their successors have been duly
a!-plinted and qualified.
In case of the resignation or death of any
if the Directors, during their term of offic.,
the said remaining Directors shall apptnit
and fill all vacancies and said Board may
--,,.-:te the .ft+is of Secretary and T:-as
On the thi-d Wednesday in May, 1919, un
less said day he a dies non, then in such
case, oni the first succeeding judicial day
and annually thereafter, an election for Di.
recnirs shall ble held at the offices of the
corporation under the supervision of three (3)
conurnissioners. Notice for annual meetings
and for stockholders' meetinsg shall be given
by the Secretary, to each stockholder, either
in person or by depositing a written notice
in the Post Office properly addressed to him,
at least fifteen (15) days before said meet.
All stockholders shalt vote, at all stock
holders' meetings, by ballot, and a majority
of the stock present shall govern on all
intlcd ti one tl) vote, either in person or
ARTICLE VII- This act of incorporation
ray he c-hanged, modified, or amended, or
this Company may lie dissolved with the
as;ent by vote of two-thirds of the capital
stock issued at a neeting of the stockholders,
convened for that purpose, after 30 days prior
written notice of such meeting shall have
ieen mailed to the last address of each stock.
holder by the Secretary of the Company,
and should at any such meeting it be de
ided to dissolve the corporation either by
limitation of its charter or for any other
cause, its affairs shall be liquidated by
three (3) commissioners to be selected from
among the stockholders. Said commission
ers shall remain in office until the affair
Sth cpotr ion shall have len liquidated.
loners. e survivor or survivors shall co.n
tinue to sot.
ARTICLE VIiI-No stockholders of this
-orpo-ation shall ever be hold liable for the
ontracts of faults thereof, in any further
ittn than the unpaid balance due to the
t"rloraton on the shares of stock owned by
Snor shall any mere informality in orga
i'.'a,;n have the effect of rendering this
"'lirlt r null or exposing a stockrolder to an
iit.i.y beyond the unpaid amount of his
ARTICLE IX-The subscribers to the capi
,Il stnck of this Con-pration have set opposite
hir natecs tile ainount of stock subscribed
or by them, which subscription is to stand
ai 'eu of a formal subscription to sto'tk.
iice. st the City oia New Orleans, Lona,
n the presence of Messieurs Frank J Stich
rivd E. C. Capron, competent witnesses of
laful Oage, and residents of this City, who
hreunt,, sutscribe their names, togietber
ith th said apearers and me, Notary, after
due trading of the whole.
Eph. Rosenbery and others.
Witnesses: F.J. Stich, E. C. Capron.
WM. J. FORMENTO,
. the andersigned, IRecord er of Mortgages
o and for the Parish of Orleans, State if
Louisiana, do hereby certify that the alove
nd foregoing Act of Incorporation of the
Tourtier, Incorporated," was this day duly
re orded in my office, in Book 1219, Folio -.
ew Orleans, May 23rd, o1918.
(Signed) EMILE J. LEONARD, Dy. R.
A true copy from the oriaginal.
WM. J. FORMENTO.
May 30-June 6-13-30-27-July 4. u
1HE NATIONL NALFE.' COMPANY OF
]IA4 l.IAN.S, INCORPORATED.
State of Louislana. Parish of Orleans.
lIe It known that on this 17th day of
h month of May In the yer one thou
arud nine hundred and eighten, (1918),
Lefore me. Frank William Hlat, a Notary
Pubile duly eonmrmssioned and qualified in
ad for the Pariah of Orleans,. 8tats. of
Louislana, therein residing, ia the pres
rnee of the witnesses hereinafter named
Personnlly came and appeared the sev
ral persons whose names are hereunto
ubscrlbed, who severally declared that.
vailing themselves of the benefits and
provisions of the ('onatitution of the .tate
f Loulaiana and of the laws of said ttahte
relative to the organization of corpora
ions, and particularly of the provisions
f Act No. 267 of the General Assembly
f the 8tate of Louislana for the year 1914,
hey have organised themselves, as weil
as all such other persons who may here
fter join or become associated with them
r their successors, into a stock corpora
!on for the objects and purposes and un
ir the covenants, stipulations and agree
ents following to-wit:
Article 1.-The name and title of this
eorsoratioa shall be "The National Sales
lompaay of Louislana, Iacerporated," and
sder and by said name, unless semoner
lissolved in acceorance with law and this
a-ter, it shall exist and eotinne, and
and sesamin fer a _ledt of nlsty-aine
S ''it i. w eth r
or "-or I
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l ..abr the
,t -r " I d 'r t i Ii
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t I. Il n a d
noth r , t 11 alle «,y
I . l ofatioa
t lrl. t l.bt fila ycts - a t
ritd l ther j a sn ,t
llinof i , int atn
I 1 11V Il . i r e' I drl Is l
f. . .. .t , t i. g I ta s
d ..r . o f t. . . . .. . l. e e..
fe Lrisirs, " hthe ai l I
of ,rt. t ' l r, to i
sl:11~ au :ltomob ill. e of is
Itc l, il t s. re "tal
1 i1 1 11\ 1 \. . I 1. -1} " sh a ll
Ant r rte-r .
d, the p ur, o . 1,r i. ofsv 0 lle
i , .. , . iic-fl of o l L-on
s ri,,rl ,.e. . a z. itil i a r e
o Il irl . r. iI i. cr e t
rct, lf tl 1 t i., . .. of bll hem .i .
ar d th.i ,i ... r the ,liuona .
I ed shal l fI t ri - ri,-rby t i esltPht
1to bir'. eil itio h fi eit o
lit re o f oh. ". lit f e s t r e a
d t nll. Ih I- ,il .ltU rr, , a ers. .
d r tl i .r l sli lt -i . i erl e a
e ttroi f t hr . r tf siny f Me
Io in fI. Lhni-sf manushal be
d n-Ill I i tltllrlthili s aUtO shab
d kvoert .o tl- as. -e, of hsrea
sltoes, oli upl tihe bre al eta
fI r wiln lr n or . frok ranlo , is
do rtill it .f " oe the ior s Ir
f bi u ...t or Iroin.r frll te cem
dtnhe of l lii. .ilrl ses of untel
ur o the I* IbI Tti iiill af
. faii- .shall It anyi tie y am -
k or' xliI .-liittothe l nd i
or bt.orie.. of the orpsl
the b oroers now or hterettwi
the .las of thm e tatart a naUi
cntor or itulii or thie readar sa
ein r f t.re i , to. ll bi
itwernt thousand (and+. ggr dr
o rded ilto two hundreld Isat
t dollars each which csapl e
Saincrpa l d teto r the tsum dls
o i50ll 0 ) doll ars. e
f All ntorcp i shall be fulal r
sesoal,le when Issued; saIlalhe
K liy, 1 ertIfc liats and shall r
ie,ron ,rta. No thansfer of sei
Iaiohshall , bInding ton tse ac
Sless eiildC u,1on thesad ho er
"I in bilnorlllssnc wIthed rslu --
o .'llthe p inrstonrothlnor eftetarl
ttie li of tie toard ofr IDherorS
AI rticle f .--All the cerpIeifats
f thics hlorllrtt ony shall bel
rtheaieI-i to the cum t- - onol o
faIer stoall hoe eer Ised bey all
Sorpo and noti one ths anid is
e rer. tBrd tof orlt fe whos
tyballot, at the apnnal mIs -
corportation fhirh asll ho
third tlondiay In Janua eI
At saIld annual meeting te
Sshall nfrt. biy n odeg the si
rectors for the endaOlagyr,
,lmum, nor mon than othe aI
inabore a xcrd. and aftele mh
The ired tors thes l of et
I tinue in ofre for ol e arsE
u hices ors shall be dntl el ssI
fled. Each stockholder Isall he
personr or b proxy to etnI
mery bne of stoe e anrd shi
r electIons ahall be held mlaim
Sand rthe lateos rsa A - e
Tlhte B oard of Directora
Sto holdt the annual di
poer, or the flurlle to ehld
*o psorall not dhsso ller i
shall reisain In office until
rsall be do ll e leted, r
mma, nor more than ter 4 It•1_+
stal le aortd.or
The Beoard of Diretors o t d
sumeeting after beil eloSt. ed
of Its numberE t aE Prtc ioder
dant, a creataron and ay bieh
comthbined bdy tbe Bar a
tr nor the ril e or eay sae
e membd ers of tannual me
ntads Board of Dliretos le
r all not dissol thie -
rg rt to r appoi and dismlis
Smna erse and another meltV
i corporation as aId Dbsei0
proper, and mto ther Ld
enatlleon, with ter
the right to diofis thIe U
tInti thbie fio rst onnl
sucorporatIon toh be ueld 11ol
constitte thare Bof rd res L6
nauc ew Orle La.; JIP "r
stein, 1e15 Buettale a stothe
a.;the ostd ae I'. LofeL
unh New OrleanIf Lna,,· w
siLoenel. tresndeat. ad o ot
seIsten, Vie-President, 3ehCN1
r ure the f tr.
iporaton shaill essvr be hid
sponslble for the co*atie U
this corporatIon, in th y fea
the onparld ce of tc d -
has utiosrizbed nor shall *
forms lty in af niaing 1
of rtbdsinner t Pis clhartr
plosng stoc-kholders to U1
thioin e ab hove provded
ed. and the aptal stock of
tion noay h tinreasd tI
this corporation may b
method asd manner p
Article VIII.The ab
twie I'. todffel drto fifet
fthe capItal stock of ths
teor hibcrl, tioe ho Jell
to fiftJ-thrye 13) 1911,-lk4t
stocl thereof, In (o DnlI
to this corp roration t IS
LaId fIudwig F. Lio.eI .
l liacd Oreisn of all o tel
oti good Bu-ill of e.
plny of Louisana.
ioufles orlsid eoint•l hl,_
said ltlllde-rsteln. wltla L
urne treet. n the City
as per ietioze stoiatcUt
rhich said aesers ar e =
above nalettil Hoard of
c rporatoini. ot the ay .f
fie hundred :l.lF500.6) de*
And the oPilrcers of ia
hathorlbcrl to, insue to 10
Woetnel. fiff:-tsi (52) ed)f
arthe mllti tcra of th i
to John J. utlljdersfgnt
share-i thereof. Inc aymeot -
tad ase alhd o d will w
Artihlh IS. Thie scbaltI
ri-slll opively *sniftef t pe l
of the c apl stoeck
ftor rhach t ney have
til Act of lncorporionm O
as an orIgInal sannerl
of Art Nl. 267 of I-b1
the ('itl of New Oea
the presenre of W. L1
aret Mctyrath, cotupitsi
hae thereunto sgned th
the said aptferer ano US
due readnlg of the whlS
Ave.. New Orlanst Jn J
iel. 2201 Peters Are.. NW
a ptnesser l: (fnldaed):
I. the undersigned
rars, in and for the
State of LouIsiana. de Lq
the Act of I rtion r
wa his 12f- folio (
A tre copy of thll
the atIoal thr. n
(nZ.i a uct d_
EU.irl, 3IX..Te VuII. _
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