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o LEHDE-ING TEA
fitl OF THE SOUTH, INC.
1jjssd ta ot silca' \ii d l r
ei b"r"" - I -gi.tr
tt i t ." l .
a hundr ded a d r:neteen, (1919),
Bea d "I:n . \' " ..
rI h t ,I ., Ir
Srish of4 ;-" , i tc ;'I ,-c5
40 sf ctand appeared tt-r several persona s
n amed and urder..gled all of
aorf . " n aie n , .r " ,
" tat. availin -
of uisianr a.d prcuarly of
f oi The .\ t . : thIe ;
s l teb of ! ,. -t e ) t the
oif Di rct or or., ' i, ,'
oif t Oca t :r
to agree .r '
and - . p r PO
S this orpO t ; ,l .. ,
o -Th hen" n' . ::' t
h a ll b ,d r "tc : ft . ti, ,
IL- The p i i.:e , ..tn-a
and if th cor rt:., . c :t
Tw Ilothe n t ,ir .-s : , tr c" 1~
uu is l shall h tr 1 .. t , l- ,
s oI a arry on t. ,e -a, . . :- ,a:
duying, in 0 O dh dhed a (.st
o de , Co ina d u." , ", r., .
a an d g r .:lt: kr , ,',i
iteas and co':r s.
p c III.-The oa;,:te' o k of thi
shall be Fiih T',.,'.-.,"' , I,ýr - I
divided into one hundred (100)
I Fifty Do1ar-, h t r t,.;'d ,,r
or in pr,pert' ,t. t, , y i 1. ,
stisch, then ti:c I:. ,' - "r, ,rt
SC o m i p a n y s h a '.r i t . .:: i r ,.c:"
Sdj equivalent tifr, ,1 "T'ri t' ',r.
b vote of the :t , :I f . th'e
d Directors Ien:I wr .:l.t :ain i
W t h e c a p i t a l S : . . " ' , t t , ,:W ! . ,. f
,gW thousand di, l:, '?,. '1",,'
shall be a.,: n c [ d o > '- :1!t
I u to carry on business asi In
d t ee th o u sa n d ,l ,. ,r , , _ ~ t it
Sutok shall hters. nc o al.e
p a and othe " :r..',fr:- ~ ,: I::} ..: ,:.
of stock shall lih ve . t i·I [,' `t'l.l
stock, oro a u o inre te
t . the then oldert:!s f s o :
y the Board of Dlrc, i t tich e:I
e a n d i f t h e I to fr t . ,r - ,. u ,l - ti n i
b does not re S t h: , 'rli . saidl
,ti r upon sid terms. In case of sale ofr
Sstock, or the issue of increased (
aIcdr. th then holders of stock of the r
shall have the righat t., Ittrcha-e
in the ratio of thlacr holdingos ot
Q b e Com pany. T his I tYIvlslnn sh; |ll
/ati printed or stamped mn ea:ch err- t
s V.--The domicile of the Crth
arll be the City of New frlTeans.
tf Lliianao where all ciretion cor
4 srisocess shall be serven on thee
ra, in his absence, on the Secre
V.-This corporat on shall have
s tccession and duration ior the
f staety-nine (9) years from the
VI.--All the corporate powehrs o
Asdl ertion shall be vested in and
ey h Board of Directors whichw
Ies toaIre d of not less than three
seemeletr more than five (5), of
L tjd ority shall constibute a quo
ths trrnaction of business. The
Sussed persons shall constitute the
y -d of Directorkh, to-wit: Ewing
Vuelkmo Revilla. Queen & Cres
idi New Orleans; Pendletonf
Ns 1oitnaey Central Bank Building. t
itll mld-office until the second
t Jmtry, uis or unatil their
are elected and qualified. There
tits N of Directors shall be com..
stiokolder who shall be elected
by the stockholders at a meeting
iiaL Monday in January. 1920. and
eafster, on the second Mlonday
Sfar. `It the second Monday in
S legail holiday. the meeting shall
the inet buriness day. At all
St n tockholdert the voting shall
VI--The officers of this Cor
ll ae a President. and Vice.
r Secretary-Treasurer, each of
I be al stockholder. The officers
Sby the Board of Directors.
ffi s may be filled by one pere
VIII.--o notes or other nego
.iU ts and no orders for thet
if Moey, hnd no contracts shall
N-- the same shall Ih au
FVthe signatures of two officers
-N stockholder shall ever
ie a responsible for the con
of this Corporation in any
thn amy unpaid balanc e due on
T. sft owned by him; nor shall
in organization have the
i swrme this Charter null or of
e s ubko ier to any liability be.
a t due on his stock.
--This charter may be altered
Is any manner including the
Ieraae of its capital stock,
slits orl the Corporation wotund
Sspe rtion itself dissolved in
ha omslying with the existn
iit d their respective signatures
"h eares of the capital stock foe
L Ift slaeibed, which is to be
gI rne ss toe original sub
ia Corportioner and to be. I
l t my Orlffice at the
an n the day, monthe
h written in the presence
, auld bere r. m eoget
ae, ridine in reoari
ist aid Pn fea and meof
Wad their ama p fter due
Tweranty-two and one-half
- I~ ogfr , Georgepao
; .- IIRNARD TITCHE,
d of the tn drp er
5aad iortyd, bffin Bore i
t t above and foregoing
icpy Of the original
in Tea Store of thei
before me, together
sne 00 an file and of,
and a, rC
Ir sa intb Citye
4ih J .am Corpothation thid
Uewlmeath sof Februaryn
Sstate thousand nine
Nota rrd of the Indepe
, of America the
SfOdr~atdrd, before ofite,
5otary Public in and for
Serwrne of the wit
_-W - , IMr. Horace P.
fjority and a resi
Sand in behalf ofne
of a i orpo ration do,
N1tar1 on the o nd
sly re esled v the Mort
- oti corporation held
t 1y19. the miomtls
wfo future rdf
.tut r id general
by five hun-.
alue of one hundred
ha, ugly, that Article
rl_ and was amended
wI hereafter read as
ei~sl i stoek of- thi
-J ..e at the sm of
h em t vklue of
- t, -to l d or
drr of the original cer::ficate, properly en
di-rsed fir cancellation lb the stockholder in
white favor said stock is issued. ,or by his
,tuly a'athirized agent. Nine ,f the stock
h.,l.lvs sI:all have the right to transfer or
s--:gn any of the shares neld iry any of
:he n wrth ,at having first offered the sam:
'n the Iiardl of D)irectoi,-. which shall have
the right to purchase themn fr the benef:t
f the c trljeration within five days the-e
rter, at Ihelr book value as shown by tilr
stocktaking last precedling the trran fer. All
shares uttrchased by the crp ,ratin :n ay be
re: vued at not less than their pa: value.
Ala the ;aid appearer further decl reld oat.
pursuant to the saidl resolutions adlpted at
a general lmeeting of the st.,ckholdcrs of this
crporat:n, above mtentinr.ed. he n-w f',r
-nally mttakes known and ,u',l: he :that .\r
i lli, of the charter of th:s c"-t.:.rtt:r.n
its been antended and revised as hereihbc
fire set forth.
Thuo done and pagsed at my office in tire
(' it) .f New ()rleans, thi e dayi to nth q,
v. a f;rst above written. in the prese-ite
., (;erge fit. l':,a1 ottn II. Mean:er. w,,te
:,nt witn:les-c . who lhave signed their names
hie-reunto. t, gether wlh the satl ai, r.r,
andl hie, Niotary, after d:tI reaing ofi I tee I
Vitntresses: Ge, St. 'a:l. 11 Me'tier.
(Orig:inal Signed ) II1 ' P. \\'a 11.
RC04;ER M EI \IER.
* No:ary l.',:lc
A t:ute cl-y "f :he original ,n i :i e and ,f
record in mty offit.
ROGER MEt NIE1R.
Mar. 6-13 _°(27: Apr. 3 10.
CHARTER OF THE GULF COAST CATTLE
S.t te .f L. ii- ti na. lar:,h ,,f i ()rle ts. Cite
"if rNew (t r ti l ns. e it tk l ' w'. th! .t ,,1 tI.ll
FI ght '' t i- lay , Mah. tin ti' year one
ti.:-.t ",, ni. hn:t e,! i t n! ni e e te l ,ef i
.mc . \\'ullititi \\.ilti-r S-rlgnl, a -,tary-r I-i'.
-e tI.:rer 1--'~.ci a ,e ; in . rie i n d s: tle scrs.n
,ill ,'. lit- t , il ll e.i'i '- . !ti , -i .vrt ,,it! -.s , . -
o CTrprati.,n It and tic i exi't ifr the full
t«is ." a. It 1.ll have power, t' , cntract.
above nthe tf'.1l ce of nm a ,r in~d. use A co-i
"ture sel. nn .f t' he S" l. .f lt. -ie r a ind -!e
at rleasr"ev , "i ,il. receivet leasey purcha.';..
,ll a d cor ,-nve ". as .', l as m,-r tc vt.. -Ip,,
tlhct e a -ned plr. pr. , rt- . f.r l. prn on :'l ant
pis mi sv rreafter irin ir e tr offaicers,
ind ltv ni-nc- m: reit ire tl and t-o make
nd establish. l well as alter an"d tiamend.
AilTI, t F I .--The -w-. I ivh" ,,tii tile tf
this t.irt e i.,it still tie The (Gulf ('.a -t
from ttt e to timea such tlr-lawe. tilce and
r('.tite ("~ lan.y. Ie neessrn. and thpt nmei
it shll the ard eniv namll th and riht ern
vanta ef tarhe I es of ripti corpanratin. la
term anTICT.Erit of ninety-nine earof this fr-n
this .or otht hlesl hpove oswer to contract.
supoe an thi e reside: tnt ake ai use a or
iorae asealn, pon the sae cret aler and break
at pleasure: tl hoTh. receive, lease. prrchase.
sell and ctradve asn. horwell as mrulee, hycattle
heep. hcaeogs. an d livpledge prertock real per l an
mixed, crtrporeal aid incirtanre:tl: to name andicr
aigesnts and other employees as its interest
and coarveniene may require, and to mrake
and estrahlishing a well a alter and amend.
from time tiano time, varich byuStates. Te rules and
and Cotilonie as may the neessrtate and e allpei
t for ein e tries, a nad toement and thvern
ment -f the iffa:-s of said corpnration.
ARTICLE II -The domicile of this ear
p"ation is hereby fixed in the City of New
Orleans State of nportat isana and all cita
tion o o atoever legal shall be serve and
upon te presiwn aent of saidte csterporatmships. or.
in his absence utpon its secretary anies treas
ARTICts. a .-The objects plantsd ptrpansesrs
foandr which this corraton is organiere or may nd
toue natre of the buor iness to le carriey out onthe
by it anre hereby declared to enue to buy,and
sell, and trade in. horses, mules, cattle.al
sheep, hogs, and live stock of every kind
and charactte of every kind hatsoever and the reewhaing
anev raising ther throughout the placeshroho tnde State
of Lottisiana. the various States. Territories
and C7olonies of the lnited States, and all
foreign countries, and to engage in the busi
ness of transportation of every kind and
character whatsoever in said places anbu
countries, and to that end to acqpire, con
struct, own, and operate steamships. rail
roads, depots stock-yards, ferries barges.e
tug-boats, abbatoirs, packing plants, transfers
and such other adjuncts as ownre or may ande
tound desirable or necessary to carry out the
objects and purposes herein enumerated. and
to purchase, sell and deal in. lands and real
estate of every kind and character whatsor
ever throughout the places and countries
erein enoumerated, and to own and operate
la general t. terchandise and commisowary busi
ness. To acquiry nature ndby discovery, location.
lease, license, bond, option, purchase, fran
chise, grant gift devise conveyance, agree
ment or otherwise, and to hold. possess, en
joy, improve, survey, subdivide, mortgage.
pledge, let, sell, assign and transfer or other
wise dispose of invest, trade, deal in and
deal with agricultural, timber, mineral pe
troleum and other lands. To own, lease and
poserate farms and plantations throuefrighout the
State of Iouisiana. the various States Terri
tories and by-pr olonies of the United States.
and all foreign countries. To preserve.
pack. manTo pfacture, cre, purchase or other
wise acquire, turn to account, deal in and
sell or otherwise dispose of all kinds of
meats, beef. ham, pork, baconrpor sausages,
lard, fati tallow, fertilizers and in any provisions
livestate of states and n any territory or cond. l
onial posson of the Unitebusiness of cold States, and
in any foreign countryd all or countries, and teces
sarily or the samedly in cashide or in shareto;s of
operathe capital stock, bonds or debentures of thisor
of all kcorporation. To subscribe or purchase or
otherwise acquire hold own sell or otherwise dispose of
wi s e dispose of assign transfer mortgage.
transportledge, purand exchange, shares of ththerwise acquiretl
posok, bondsi, debentures, securities, obliga-ting
tions and evidence of indebedness of materials and all products
kind of any obyproducts ther corporation or corporand
or of anrry othen all or state or statiness or of anyient
lyforeign countrily or implcountriesdly incidentao receive.
olct and sell or dispose of dividends interest andprop
ertyncome derivable therefrom; and to exercise.
mawith respect thereto andy angood awill of anthe
ofright, powers and privileges ofiations ownership cor
thereofr including this state tand in any othereon
to the of same extesnt asnd a natural person mightcol
orin any foreign country or countries, and to
co manufacture, purchase or puotherwichase ac-r
otherwise acquireto hold own, mortgage pledge sell or other
wise dispo of assign and transfer, of otherwise dispose .
wapledge, and merchandise, shares of the capitaler
gages, shares, stock, bonds, debentures, secureunities, obiga
ioncession, produence, pliie book of indebtedness of and
claims andof any interest in reation or opersonal
iproperty anted under thime lagainst such proptate,
erty or againy other state rnor states or ofn andyto
farry on any businessr countries, and o receivertk
Tolct andquire thdispose good wividend, rights and
incproperty, and to undertake the whole or anycise,
parwith respectf the assets any and allblities, of thany
person, powefirm assocnd privileges of ownershipation and
to pay for the same inextent as a natural person mightds
ofo manufacture, puporation or otherwise ac
quire, to hold, useown, mortgassigne, ledgase, sellgrant
to licenses int, trade, deal in and deal with goods,er
States or and merchandise, and real andts pera
tionals, improvements and procelass and desrip
ionmarks and intrade names, latinds, buildingse
ful iness connection with any undertakines of this
concessrporation, produce, policiesinto, mabook debts anderform
cland carry out contracts of every kind forsonal
property and any clarpoe, without limit as top
amounerty. or against anry person or firm, association
caror corporatony business draw, macncern or undertak
sory notes, bills of exchange. warranights and
prother negotiable or transferablke thleoinstruments.
parTo issue bondss dehtur and or obligations off any
the objects or purposesas iation orthe corporation, and
to y fosecure the same inby mortgacash, estock or bondseed
of thirust or otherwise. Tove one or morea
or licensemit as to amount, to purchase or other
convey or otherwise dispose of letters patent of the United per
tionls, improver of mrents and processad des, trade-ition
marks and of trade naitmtes, relating to rrtor use
andor Colonies out contracts of eversy akind for
any lawful rposise, without limbit as to
-nf5 sa all Ioqiiga a~mntais, slstsee: to the
iaws of such State, District, Territory, Col
ony ,or louuti)y. And generally to do any
and all tilings :nc den:al to or connected
with the obijects and purposes heretnaiove
set forth. I ie foregolig clauses shall be
canstrued both as ojects and powers; and
it in ie:e!,y exprer,siy provided that tae
toregoing enllu: erati.l l of specific power0 s
shah i: nt bie held to lbrut or restrict in any
manlner the powers of this corporation. In
geteial. to alry in all' other bus-ie- in
connection with the foregoing. whether :na:u
i.iti.uring n r otiherwle. aend to h'd e t : !d to
exercie all the p.s iers c.itferred by the
lda s )i lo . Lui, lana upon : cIrpor.ttLi,, ::s tTr. iell
unli :ar :ie act hersiinafter reftr:e ti,.
.\'h lit E IV.-lhe capit., . k i t
corporaitin is here:,, fixed at te u
S:tee Ilaiilrcl li:1,a-: ,1i :S '..t0 , 1),'
lait , to lie , I:v ld-e into a:id r c,:c-~tIt dI i"
,irte tum d , .0t: 7e sh re-. 1"t i 1n
,of ine llundied l iisi( ) ,ll, ta , .,1
sto .Gall ,ck ha l e pa:,l f r .t esu 1'i i :I , T,. :d r.
uc il mannler .t the ltrl of lirt , .. i
di termin e. A! l , :::. t .k
S trit:,: r tf -t , l ,l ,
thie corlit :,lt. l ,+I . i:l isl, ,,i I , -
of thl s l l i cr ,t' ' ,,r t :1 ,, e 1. "v :,, ',1 - '.c
A lsl I( I I'. '," at }, a"t " ,'f
Hi ihqar ! . ,f Al r c t '. Ii , l' .' -: .
IT ci ! : , :-i " :. r
ft 'ny and :ll r ei; :ll of t he Ill int
aired i tic ,",r ;T lh a nt-nr .l s e~i tl -ic orf .I r
V e|h -ir , e, : I t hir " t it i, "l i lib i
.u !' r. n". I'n l re - a i : d .a . l~ l rlo .
II ,rn . . l r, hi ..l, - i . .1 .11
II J .ar ml h . "t.- th- " id - t .' ::,.there
\\'all ' e" i(e. 11el ,t \,, for the iunxi IrS
i-ther T-, nh i it ihe ltc " f fces t-i
a.., i . th,.e ..crporation. , l e , t.k os.,
\l ,' ic., ,,, ,, -L I" i h .\L,. 11 c - l I hi
d !ioch:r' oner h ,l hei tt le.r tor Oh
nf,-- n the r- sli : t 'e, ,ro -atin , g teie
'res it i. s o , " ir r: s t. :! n r, . " et' s .
tirn ir: el ir:n o : fnitci- i c r,-a ,e , the cti
htiker f h ires of sh toll f hbrectil -e l eau i itu !
lf en hine the:ir lnater M,,i. t i r:etrint .
ierc oc. haint s hll h o, a ten r tten notiine
so fach stockshrer cf ntoc ta hisl
ilre. nd r o the R the -is i t por atn-e of the
ia t'II Aa i v e vac cyl t t ! Q rt2,; ' l i1m i the
dthi'ris vof a the retos, ct shr elvs hcall.
ppint t:. ckh'ler ,: etr , c ct re hi-s t im
ARTIC a e and a-T s chrene ent .f the l oud
taile .tln v the ninillt Ate ae eti f etck
ev iers onng t, rhld eo oft the e tntonde
ca-tel f tor ant shared ofsal ean ting t hi
scti fr t o it tickho lirls s aor writ treltiots ce
.n rl ted on the Auctxt of t11114 hans tiie ste
aifter. in pers oany hi.c written n nlg Ahe
,itr, st o w1 athr y ca ii thhis elre.t t
ehall it he ied t cli a len ft r the neiaidts,
ArtChe sum shal eheater naire belnui di
ie"ile ired er Alter li h saida carpieatioi
li.,ide awrning twotnd heirates t a the entire
ani, st hlickr Ro, t a eer t iono h the t fk t,
whke inh the hsrulbsratiedA nor all e neCtiy
stickholdersnve f h purpose afte r ie notc
fcfrqirei 1f ayts wrt ten 1no1i shale shav
t o each tockhpatier b nandei anied on h
thi stknown address.d y imudnor shall have
a,-rTe subscriber for stckh.ldk ltanle binh
thale nl thrie heald lio . the lromatninc te
fat, rain ed rne o f o said crporationin an
Arthei suno tIe the rewi et ,f te aslane, ad
and der po·r ti, a f ts 2ororationf, the s tire
ctapitah stock lta ger nerae l three t in s rthe
icnf ticarter hatnlu asco;ans no sthias con
stckholder nate purpose afte r l l raibenf nuc
c ritiredat a Acutd oifrdeb any officerti sntd
tre' toc wan h stockholder nor sala t mios hle
anr last andd said oreanizss havethe bef
the u tth rpi amo t, ie uanp i thebls aing du
aTis doe the corporatisn, in c tn ta orf
nieth of u a lawcrs the Stoterrs of oa
satocinth l~ t of New Orlea n asle for nin,
coaTIct faulths or rt de r in be mody-thersu
ia, n the specd ofalte, o hr sady oue 1 ion
he sute ri owners byithir or theiis tne aetne
saitd scer patin, and eor t ee tan of the
tkor antde rs ete org izn th ceptroe a ertof
Witnesses u raii as er L n oice, r ain Dande
gr.ane ll conerd upon cke d
rt-r's E ol-tocholes o r corp nrationles boyga
ral z wsd nd sthie l ames uhe Setae uo ibes
the V -N subscribers theo for nther uselvesac
rai r h e ies pri le g rs ei nts Srtates
fan isinnat deos t aie ct forporhation in ano
mrten to an the utonp offcer i
tan detie ot corporationr ty o tartiocl or
fic on the Catye ofs New rnsr asfeal ais
and lraces, and lsi ce. c etesn a irtesen boe
wanu asge uanid brneideg ind is ais fy, wo
ore siocna o ned i (yhiane or shubs cribers
ig, th f orms nd pornivtlode o Mte s.fctie
i nil for the of Parish of Orleas. tat of
Loresane on ths aer eb tulf thao thies ings
Wany scit be Or ler he beyowd
aond tiscn inaeo c of inrothion of Te
tif osmst att.le Company, Inc.. wa ti
aRTIuLE ith .ari orporati Lor, one shao -
dayd niitlheorded in my e and ofioe it-eok
zed undenr the laws of the Unie Stateos Loi
an ader. the 16 e h.y re an fo.rto thr. ae
said orporation, and oritsseo oaer ouirc
itedr and taesor o hmeria P arish of Orste
of rhisre in the yenao as lntios on thoe
and nite heetde ranter nao paerond s and
mriecd. rsoale aohred anrpor eaor; tyoh bye
fad tin and sioh athrsch aefs o tanhe State
of Louisiana . a ndtin to esmaence and th
winatnses. hereilnater amed and udnde rfsig
gt, peson lme carm adapspeare and arcualte
ctr ien for th aove th en A t of ithis is ras
semy e oney desSared t o, aev a oar thee lo
of the prisinsthe , la of hthe Staobnted
and agreed, and doR, by these presents, cove
nant agree ,and rbind themselvens as well as
such other persons who may hereafter be
come associatead with them. or their ucces
sors, to form and constitute a cporation hinre
lw for the objects and purcposes and under
the agreements and stipulations following,
tion shall bet Pledger Appliance Co., Inc.
and, under its said corporate narne it shall
have authority to have and enjoy succes
sion for the term of rNinety-nine years from
and after the rdate hereof to contract, sue
and bf eesd, to nmake and use a corporate
altec at pleasuret to hold, receive, lease,
ttr chas e and convey, as well as mortgage
mixed. corporeal or incorporeal, to name
and appoint such manaers, agents, directors
and officers an its business interest and
time to time. aach by-laws, rules ayd re. -
may be neceassp y and proper for the con
ARTC1ER ITO-The domicile of this cor
noration shall be at the City of New Orleans.
cess, shall be served upon the President of
sn4 corporation, or in his absence or in
pilitv nit serve, upon -the vice-oresident,
and id their hsefee, as the law directs.
AerTICLE 11T.-The objects and purposes
of this corporation, and the nature of the
hesines tos be carried on re it. are hereby
serlred td be- To purchase from Dt . Je
Plo*ois hia s esat to a tatent anolieo d for
and his oss oplianees , saely: Pletaver's Gas
A. fiftv.l-sr fhae -s of cthe Gne stoak Asd
sfebtwyo atsreS of arefer-red stock in this
proaanve at the 9a1 value of ane handed
suches each: to swonsate: m-.reascte srad safe
tioma; to ear g in the o sndafapu oss and salt
of said appliances and other automobile ap
pliances and accessories, and in general to
do all such things as m:ay e proper and
necessary to the oti jec s, aind pi.rpises iecre,'
.\Rt I IL' .E 1 V.- T he c.pital st ,ck ,f t:. -
corpora::--n halt e T -w ent T":;. 1st' I .
Four 1I.tndre 1)! ,1 r-.4,.' ,iv.h
nlir bf.\ i . h :o iri . .\-1 ii r.- ,f Fe r
t i, k, an.e T u , ilecti.i rs I a c, 11 l c
I , . : I . : "' " " '
i - n- I 'i· t th _ .< r.i"i n -hll h.. l.. .1t I
t t l " r .: - " ,
-', . :. , ": 't , - .: ,., . \I -". , 1. - I
t .e i' t , t ." ate . i 1t - or until their
"..:: ili t;c:t1 l ai: qý ilifieI . In
l -I r .-Th., c, tier may o' dified,
changed i at red 1t situ corporation ay
n.i ng t""o-.thirs of the entire capi ta stock,
i general ieeting o th ile etockhlders co-i
en irt itha I K,:t pl. ie, after fifteen (15
.gsen tir ugh the mail, a lldrese to each
t .ck .er , : ." li I . -n l rce of rce-s
lf liE sh ll cr aturo mayr lkewise lie
Isolve d , whs e tle.r ll h' st.C:khilders
li 5 elici es-cot ni mteet rt g shgll lie nece-
inrn. lit sacl cfisrnt ale: filen in the of
- ':,11 thel Sec o - !i:f State ain i the proper
certificate obtaitned. Int case sf dissoletiin
wise the stock iolders s: 'hall hc. , oned or
.re liquid thatrs from tin ng their nutither
to lquidate andr e ,ethte dualiuiness anI
i .:.c ivut" i e,- I"' . ir. during the year same
'il : ilne sh . ll r ie elected, the remaining
A:ii Latrs shall serve. who shall have full,
lower ti settle aid cohIasen o's deits. collect
,ttstinig acctouti s o due thie corporation cr
t aie gn the court for the reciover r of same.
The subscribers hereto hae respectively writ
ivn this rouga thon su, scried for b each of
.t e,i so that tFhis iact f incorp ration shall
see as the original : 1 criptiin list of
d:aolid 'he:ntor, ial tnehe ,:rl Aoiders
e oall or sration rtntad c u
sahr s 'It e s ah passent int nt notarial of
:'e in ,rthe Scity' of New Orlean t afo resaid.
certifica:tle" oh:bta ,ed . In case ohr dis s -uion
in the p exnioe of he-srs. Lewtis W. Raw
l:,gs and estce F.. Morris. rmpetent wit
on the di t moat th anl year set forth in thea
ti ct hereof c of
oIt gi nil igneda Jtilian ml. Swop iop, ai
. rd te 10 shres . E .M. S,,n legel. . ,fFr77
i tck.e , St shafl res; Nicholas n . cHNutter
4't. Ptne rs 11 s hares tlecedirte Swarbrick.
40 S I teleer 10 shares, tier N. J. Nutter;
nqudai r sh' ahlsl servewhoa l -hall have ful
: it. 1', e hirete, 711 tcunal St. shares
I hst" r iits 7 ot r Conti n. t sheare: F. sa .
li tle in ta ton. ait res; p). Sweivright.a
,hr4 EF St , 5 shares. F. C Brown. 71!
cIan l t t silihres Thatis. a. Fanaan, 7.0
I'an 18 shares; D. . Pledger. 5763 Catina.
Shir.e: eS ). 1. Pledger. 5763 ('alta. 52
hatres. Ptreferred: A. Masrwell Brown. 9
lih d over t. Bod un. I shore; o. t. Slatr
f--. i -thenneitt of t New Orleans. 3res
iirue: plnes Kelly. 728 Magazine St.. 10
lhires: A IH. Roy. 72 r Common, plt shares.
Witn essees: 1.e. g. Rawlings. sGeorge E.
i tr wnrile ree.l Recorder of Mortgagnes
das fot r lithe Partish ofan Orle. Stae of
o: tida, in herevh aeL tiftle ft the s.hode
t 1rodlSt.. 10n snu-a r neets n E a M. hegele-
S40ry. Peters 1 shres GReoriledSw anbrhe Ei
tn i er Aerniatese o.. t N. Jteas the dayr
S ETIaELRED r . STFappo
s esso7r 3 s m n 5e e sectotarys Puh lir
United States of America State of Ltotiis
:l'anal, Parish of Or leans, City of New Ora
Be it known, that on this first day of
nineteen ande of the ndependece of the
SiLnted States of America the one hundred
ail th frortythird: iRefore ne Arthur A.
SMoreno, a Notary Public, duly o mmissrion
.names are hereunto subscribed, together with
the amountse of their respective sbscriptions
to the capital stock of the corporation to be
law t e Stas e a of a Louisiana relative to
the organization of corporations, they have
covthe nanted and agreed, and do by these pres
ents covenant and agree, and ebind and ob
liga te themselves, as well as suhc ch other per
sons as may hereafteri becoa me associatred
nwith them or their successors, to forthm and
I contitute themselves into a corporation and
body politic in law, and for the objects and
purposes and under the agrements and stipu-g a
ARTICLE I.-The name and title of theis
corporation shall 0e the P. C. Doerr Com
Sany, Incorporated, and by that sname saide
corporaton sha l l have power and arthosity to
'have and enjoyhre succession for the full term
of ninetya. nine years from the te t hereoftin
to contract, sue and be lued; to make and
t ushe a corporate st eal;o tho purchase and re
ceived, lease, hold sell and convey, as well
as mortgage and hypothecate, property, real,
·apersonal aned m ixed; to name and appoint
such officers and agents as the interest of
said coErporation may eire. a nd to makeD
and estahlish such by-laws and regultions
for the proper e management and regultionr of
its affairasa may be deemed neceassary, and
i the name tmo change,f rr a tnd amendo at
il plesure. ,n;an . a th s d
ARTICLE 11.-The donmicile of said corpo
ration shall be in the City of Ne wOrleans,
SState of Louisiana, and all citation and
other legal process shall be served upony the
president of said corporation, or in case of
cers. upon the secrtary thereof.
A trTIcLE I,,-The objects and purposes
for which this corporation is esota rblished, and
eby it are, to buy sell, and manufacture fur'
Sniture and househald furnishings and -oods,
- and to those ends Jo purchase, use, lease,
mortgage or otherwose acquirc e novale or
immoviable property, and generally to do allr
acts and enter into all contrhets that ,ayo
be necessary, convenient, to appropriate in
Sthe acotlish meut of thebrr aforesaid purposes
or brying and selling fmniture, household
supplies and accessories and to do all other
it as are neces ary, requisite or usually operated
of furniture and honsehold s lnes and ac
cessories of all kinds,
. ARTICLE IV.--The ca tal stock of this
coporation shall bi he f divided lans
250 shares of the par va e if : ,,
S:!i m. y le :fre - l " ,
S 1iv:d 1 I' ,
t I 1
, , tu r c r .< .:, e of ,.t.i an
1, ; hel hr 1. rVhis ,
, l e i -i f r tsen'
- : : , r - T,'- \ " i - c . ' t -n v' ;.
I ". l: I:t - d a a \ -1 'g.. Alr'-r . l a re te
f ,-- . 1- :' , c e. ' r t An v . c
iaR . ' . i.,r' I". ," tti d - .
-rinh pa l tt1'e"r fr( the er" of' " ntei e"c
S t i ' t.C. - er shall he ee ... . , .lIs t
ir e ilecti as - a 'nrerr l fi th. (Car- f en
l. e - '.., .t: w e-e-,:i er t:. : n p. ra
- I "I - ,Qn il" e te" , fN t " e, ta - .", -". re ,
Ion is dsolv in a, e riterd . tan or for
-s- o'h ca4e.' 4 to, aai.' sall be,'- t t:
d nted hr l'r or directors trs whoet are
ai a asetsl off te foror ati toe r theIr ec. I
t t t . ri . l . - e :r ':to d shall h re he fir l
p ,iwr to do. an d a erm al a . C ne ne.ar
- ,_I '.r i •.: f ,r ..... .' T.· : ." Ia.'
a rTicr i fll aIn.- he" c eteltirtra1
ihe, afisand d is -t i fte i e proceti d, icf
aTClle t Thct of ih corporation, "th' ,"Ip'
na'Ly re an e .de . . alrd to modiee r this, c oa
Sr( lter cat se. t h ereffai sr ll ha b ie fue
,atE '1ir n h r thed ire vote or- s wthre
•atry voef the stoharels of the toa l ent or
aRl t 'e fitr the cdas t oti i atriin the, srpa
ratl y rl;t',la r in a ma's. andt-oc nve fa ll a nd th
tom the adress ot erec or d shall dea r t. i
Tpohur ton dand pasfed h in amy nofthara -
ficer, on the tary of ctorletnsl ltunate of
tlo, amo, w r ten in the eo en eof thf ael r
ennett anrd mttah na Siler. oi meten. taweit
,e. aonar, e a te red r eingof t e ar aod of
c.rpoIrain thE byit a vot e of three
Lou'iseafn tn datlhe othee fint witinearr fers
fce. in: theCity ofl Nt e offrile un ,tl te soc
abtove written, in the presence of Azelie
, Bennett and Ruth Ma. Seller. competent wit
i nesses. who have hereunto signed therse prec
f entsle together with the parties hereto andf
Re. Ntary. after - reading ofr the whole.rr
Witnesses: Arelie Bennett, Ruth M. Seil
A trite copy of the original now on file in
- my office.
A. A. MORENO.
(Original Signed) P. C. Doerr. 1314 Fourth
St., New Orleans. La.. 100 shares; A. C. Car
'nter. 7)00 Nelson Sto.. New Orleans. La..
S shares: t. J. Mitfullian Jr .. 1314 Fourth
7 St . New Orleans. La.. 5 shares.
A. A. MORENO.
Fet. 27 to Apr. 3rd. Notary Public
CHARTER OF SMTTh .DAVIS COMPANY,
United e tates of America. State of Louis
Sinna. P the of Orleans. City of New Or
Sos. le it know that on tttis fn irst day
,.o the month of March. in the year one
thous.d ine hundred and nine'eett. bef-r
me. toetheR. Uwiton. a artie Pheretlicin and
t. and otr. afterd a readinge of thr whle
ei: personalls: Azelme aennett, Rued th e. Sel
law trse copy of thate original now th on fiae in
tiomys offic.ororatins an ore esecially of
Act .7 of 114. they have cvOREan.e an
(Oand agree foin themselves, their s.4 Fccessorsth
antr. assigns ls to for, themsew Orleans. La..
pration an dy politic fotary Puobje lictan
our'nittoses. and tnder thAmerica. stiplations er;
inafter set f Orlath to-wit: of r
IARTICLE i.-The name and title of this d
ny, Inc. anth of nder such titlhe it shall haore
tand enjoy succession and ni.stence for ar
hereof unless sooner dissa otred it shall haven
niwer tandi Cit anuth Paricy to contrlractns. sute andf
ue suietn; to akherein riand sine a orporate seal.n
the same to ualifireakd and nalter ath prlne ofasure; t
hav:tne hol buy, sell, lease, mortgage, anri-n
hy: pthecate or pledgl came anproperty, reald. personalv
-thel carrying won of its business, as well asc
I othee.rtificates of indebtedness; to me. thatme
:vand:li other emcpl ofys the properly conduct ithe
I laws, rules state regulatieons as may bthe necesi
and agree found desirable fors their managementors
ando every other act, matter or themselves inog neces
p sary or desirable folr the complete ojecandand proper
carryinafter seout of said business.orth twt:
ARTICLE I.-The doname nicile title of thisrpo
crpration shall be at the t Smith-Davisy of New Orlea-s,
panay. Inc.where andll citations or other leg it shall havess
shand enjoy servuessid upon theand existidencet or in his
absencerid of boninety-nin the Secretary-Treasurer.
hereof unless sooner dissolved; it shall hapurposes
fowr whicand huthis corporation is organized and
the nature of thmake and business to be carried onseal.
by ithe same heto breakby declareand andlter at pleasure; ted to be:
Tohave buy, sell and de, lease, mortgage, erchan
dishypothecate or pledge properctyr, real, personal do
aor mixed necessary, proper orss, incluidental for
the carrying on of itsof buying and selling on a commissionsiness as ell as
to ingssue bonds exporting businotess, both domestic
and foreign; to makebuild, own, leassue and operaten
e!ct and appoint managers, direc the storags, clerks of
mercand other employes coldto properly conduct its
cstorporate business, all kind to makesuch such by-tore-rooms
Sof its bwarehousines for itself and others, allynd to
make reasonirable focharges for service and properage
carryingof goods; to issue receipts in exchange foress.
Srationds storhall bed, atnd the Cityspose of said goods foreas,
In the Parish ownf Orleans, State of Loutheirs
fiana, wheilure toall citah tions or other legal processuch
Sshall be contserved upon thmake loapresident or In goodhis
astored either inene on the stvicore-president, and in the or warehouses
absene of both corporation or others, and to issurer.
notes and other securitie obects andin the purchpose of
Sgoods; to represent others atons oragent or other-nd
withe nature samof the business to be cilar lried on
by it a re hereby declared and stated to be:
Sto recbuy, sellve and dsell goods on cogeneral signmerchan-t; to
of buyingre and own stoellk in othn aer corpormmissations:
basis and for itself; do do a general mpand perform any and
ing and exporting business, both domesticarry
on said objects and purpobuild, own, lease and operates.
storerooms or warehouse apitalhe stockrage of this
Scrporation ise, or cold storage purposes;nty thou
sand ($20,0arehouse. for itself and others, andto to
make hundreasonable c(200) shares of the par valurvice ofin stonrage
accoundredt of the ownellars each, providedn theirat
thfailure amto omply with the condapitaions of suchk of
r thisorage contrporact;ion may e increased shll be oneods
Sdored either in they 120) shatore-rooms or twelve thouses
s of thei corportion musor othe subscrib, and eto issue
Snotes andfiling of ther seuriticles ofin the purchase ofn
ood to repr The subscribed capital stock of this corpo
to reeive and sell goods on conash, property; to
f (real or personal), stor for labother crporations:
a rend, generally, to doed and perfed. Norm any andstoiolder
shall everthings necessary or convenient to carry
ARTICLE IV.--The capital stockthe faults, contracts or debts of this cor
Scorporation is ahereby fixed at Twehnty the u
Sthis corporation may be icreased sll be one
alance dne th orpo~tiow aon th-
All KLnds-Place Tour Order
itWith U --Cau lT ke :::-u dr
Rubber---V Crimp Corrugated
B. V. REDMOND & SON
309-311-313 Decatur Street.
TORNADO, FIRE, AUTOMOBILE
R. A. TANSEY
157 Delaronde St. Phone Alienr 9126
Model Sheet Metal Works
FRANK BRAAI, Prop.
Repair Work, Gutter Spouting, Steam and Gas Fitting,
Sheet Metal Work of All Description. Gas
Stove Repairing Our Specialty.
PHONE ALGIERS 377 319 NEWTON STREET
JOHN P. VEZIEN, Pres.
Carstens & Vezien Co., Ltd.
Ship Chandlers and Grocers
Special Attention to Railroad Orders. Prompt Delivery.
314-316 MORGAN STREET. PHONE. ALGIERS 211.
Hay. Corn, Oats. Bran. Hardware. Groceries. Etc. Wines, Liquors
AIAIEIl$ .(AGENT WANTEDI
Toliver PUNCTURE-PROOF Tubes
J. EDWIN BUHLER, Distributor
3.38 ('arondelet St. Phone Main 234.
DON'T MOVE YOUR OLD FURNITURE
TO YOUR NEW HOME-WHEN YOU CAN HAVE IT REPAIRED-UP
HOLSTERED AND FINISHED TO LOOK LIKE NEW.
See the Original M. REGENBOGEN
Phone M 3047. 802 Camp St.
shares of stock ulscrihed by him. n(orr
shall any mere informality in organization
have the effect of rendering this charter
null, or of exposing any shareholder to any
liability whatsoever. This corporation shall
not engage in bus:ness until one hundred and
twenty (1x1) shares, or twelve thousand
dollars of the capital stock shall have been
subscri!,ed, and sixty (691 shares, or six
thousand (,$,(.t(ttt I llars of the capital
stock have been issued and paid in, in c:.sh.
If, in add.tion, any stock of this corlporation
is exchanged, either in whole or in pact.
for property or good will. in that event the
provision of Sec. 3 of Act 267 of 1014, shall
be complied with strictly.
ARTICLE V.-All the corporate powers of
this corporation shall le vested in and ex
ercised by a Board of Di)rectors composed of
five stockholders, each of whom shall own
in his own right, during his termn of office
at least one full paid share of stock, a ma
jority of whom shall constitute a quornumt
for the transaction of business. The officers
of this corporation shall cons;st of a Presi
dent, Vie-President. and Secretary-Treas
urer. All of whom shall be memoler sof
the Board of Directors. The offices of Sec
retary and Treasurer may be combined in
one and the same person. The following
named persons shall constitute the first
Board of Directors. to-wit: Samuel A.
l)avis. Jr.. ltogalusa. La.: Charles E. S-nih.
Destrehan P'. 0., La.: Ephriam Rosenberg.
7927 St. Charles Ave.. New Orleans. La.:
Earl Bruce Rowan 21 Morgan Bonlevard.
New Orleans. l.a.. and Otto F Briede, 2622
Magazine St.. New Orleans. L.a.. all resi
dents of the State of .nouisiana, and d.mni
ciled at the address aorve stated with Sam
nel A. Davis. Jr. as President; Charles E.
Smith. as Vice-President. and Earl Bruce
Rowan. as Secretary-Treasurer. and these
directors and officers shall hold office until
the second Monday of January, 1920, or until
their successnrs are dulv elected and quall
fied. Thereafter the directors shall be elect
ed annually on the second Monday of Janu
ary of each year, an ethey shall elect their
own officers; all elections of directors s'hall
be by ballot, and each stockholder shall he
entitled to one vote for each share of stockth
standing in his name on the books of this
corporation, this vote to he cast in person
or by written proxy, and it shall require
a maiority of the stock present or retlre
sented to elect. The directors shall have the
right to increase their number to seven.
Failure to hold an election for directors on
the second Monday of Janutry. 1920. or an
nually thereafter. shall not work a forfei
ttre of this charter. iutt the o0l Boar, of
Directors shall remain in office until their
successors are duly elected and qualified.
ARTICLE VI.-The Board of Directors
shall hold regular meetings at such times as
shall be fixed in the by-laws of this corpora
tion. These meetings shall he held at the
domicile of the corporation, but the president
may call spcial meetings of the Board of
Directors at such times as he may deem ad
visable, and he shall be required to call such
special meetings at the request of a my mler
of the Board of Directors. Three days' writ
ten notice of such special meeting shall be
given to the directors, unless a waiver of
such notice is signed by the directors. Any
vacancy occurring in the Board of Directors.
either from death, resignatioa or inability
to serve, shall be filled by the remaining
Board of Directors at its next regular meet.
ing after such vacancy shall have occurred.
The first Board of Directors of this corpo
ration shall be required to draft suitable by
laws for the government of the corporation.
which may be altered. amended or changed
as the exigencies of the case may require.
ARTICLE VII.-The stock of this corpora.
tion may be transferred, provided, such trans
fer shall be recorded on the Books of this
corporation before it shall be required to
recognize ,the transfer, or the new holder
of the stock. The total amount of the sub
scritld stock, as herein set forth, is the
sum of Twenty Thousand ($20.0(r0.00) Dol
lars, or Two Hundred (200) shares, of which
six thousand ($6.)(%Y0) Dollars ,or Sixty
(60) shares are hereby authorized to be is
sued fully paid for and non-assessable, for
cash. In the event that any stockholder de
sires to sell his stock, or any part thereof,
he shall first offer same to the remaining
stockholders, in proportion to their respec
tive holdings, at its book vhlue. This
offer is to be made to appear by letter ad
dressed- to each stockholldr at his last
known address, giving thirty days' option.
At the expiration of which time, the said
stockholder desiring to dispose of his stock.
shall be at liberty to sell at whatever price
and to whom he may please.
ARTICLE VIIT.-This charter may be
modified or altered, the capital stock thereof
increased or decreased. or the corporation
may be dissolved with the assent of two-thirds
of the capital stock present or represented at
any meeting of the stockholders held for that
purpose, after prior notice in writing to
each stockholder, or mailed to him at his
last known post office address. all in ac
cordance with the terms of Act 267 of 1914
ARTICLE TX.-At the expiration of this
charter, or the earlier dissolution of this cor
noration for any cause, its affairs shall he
liquidated by one or more linuidators to be
elected by the stockholders. all of whom shall
hold stock i nthis corporation. and said li
quidators are hereby vested with fall power
and atasority to liquidate the affairs of
said crorporation. wsith full grower to act un
der the terms of Sec. 30 of Act 267 of 1014.
The saidI appearers hereby declare that they
have subscribed to the following numn,ber of
shares of the capital stock of th)s corporation,
to-wit: Samuel A. liayrs. r., twenty (20
-hares; ('harle E. Smith. twent) (2J) shares;
Ephria:n Ronlerg, twenty (2J) shares;
Earl Bruce Rowan, forty (40) shares, anti
(Otto F. IBriede. twenty (201 -hares, one-half
of which sihall be paid in c:.sh, and the re
nlainder withini twelve months fromnt the date
Thus done and passed at my office in this
City of Neav ("Orleans. Louisiana, on the
day. month and year hereinabove first
written, in the presence of Fr.tncis P. Burns
anldl JN. Swrng. crnmp'tent witne r-s. who
h tirlernto si¢n their nanlrrs, together with the
said appeirers and ime. Notary and the said
appearer; have a!so set opptti'e their names
the n:mietr of shares suiscrrtbed by them.
all after due reading of the whole.
\'itneses: Francis P1'. Burns. J. N. Swing.
(Original Signedr Samuel A. Davis. Jr.,
2) share-: (Ch:,;. E. Smith, 20 shares; E. R.
Rowan. )0 shar;i: Otto F. ltriede. 20 shares;
Eph. Rosenherg, 2(1 shares.
JOHN R. PI'TON.
I, the undersigned. Recorder of Mortgages.
in and for the Parish of Orleans. State of
I.uisiana. dl-I hereby rcertify that the above
and foregoing Act of Incrlporation, of the
Smith-Davis Company, Inc.. was this day
dulty. recorded in my office, int Book 1228.
FNew tO-lee.rns. March 3rdl. t10t.
(Signed) E.MII.E J. LEONARD. Dy. R.
A true crpy.
JOIHN R UPTON.
Mar. 6-13..-227; Apr. 3-10.
We are naming 'lower prices
than the market justifies on a
million feet high grade yellow
pine lumber to make room for
the rearrangement of our yards.
Mills whose exclusive output
we control are cutting twice as
much more to restock our new
Truck Loads or Car Loads
HORTMAN CO., Inc.
3110 CARROLL,ON AVE.
Guaranteed AbsoIute Pure