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enry Rose Mercantile
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nI Manufacturing Co.
Wholesale Fruit, Produce & Seed
Shreveposi Candy- Factory, and Bottling Works
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Member "lWew York CottLa ICEdange, New Orleans Cote as
change, Liverpool Cottes Ameglatio. km
Will pay the beat market prices and will give the eloe a
tention to all cotton latrauted to me. Prompt returns.
OiFICE:-Commeree Utragi, Corner Crockett, Nest to V. SI * P.
MaBway, bi eport, Louisama.
The Florsheim Brothers Dry Goods Co.
Dry Goods, Notions and
51-5419-514-51 COM~lRCE ST., SIEIX8VPORT, LA. I
NEW YORK OfFICE, 4 LEONARD .T.
I B. 8HICK, Pros. and Tress. R. E. COME0GS. Secretary
S YALE HICKSlnd T. H. . ~VLL, Vice-Presidents
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&~* 44tton Faotors
'sdat Fans BraKeT, CON"E O COIMERlaI.
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A meeting of the stockholders of
the Regent Shoe Company will be
held at the office of the company
at No. 320 Texas street, in the city
of Shreveport; La., at 4 o'clock p. m.
on Monday, February 2nd, 1920, for
the purpose of amending Article
IV of the charter of said company
$ 0;o.00, to moo0oo.O0 and increas
ing the number of shares of stock
from two hundred and fifty to one
thousand shares, and for the trs
action of such, other business aa
may be preset. at said meeting.
J. KATZEN SZIM ,
MrS. BItA I KAT vNSTEIN,
Cucaesian, Januariy !s te.
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4eata of James S.
There 0eparted this lif
o'clock Thursday mornin
95, at his home, 553 He
James S. Noel, who was
12 miles from Shrevepo
17, 1844. Mr. Noel's health
impaired several months,
he was hopeful of recove
received all the attention of the Best
medical skill, coupled with untiring,
loveful ministration of his devoted
wife, he experienced a sudden
change which terminated in his
The deceased was reared in Caddo
Parish. He attended the common
school. His early struggles were
ever carried with perseverance.
Being self-reliant, and industrious,
he gradually reached the stage of
life when he engaged in commercial
pursuit in Jefferson, Texas, with
his partner, Dr. Morse, the firm
being Noel & Morse. In later
years, from 1869 to 1902 he was
domiciled at Mooringsport, where
he was engaged in merchandising
and in agricultural pursuits. He
was a practical man of affairs,
which led to his success.
His removal to Shreveport with
his family dates from the year 1902.
As a citizen of Shreveport he was
dutiful, and contributed his full
share to the welfare of the commu
nity. He was unassuming in man
ner, and to his credit be it said
that he was not only generous with
his means but practical in his
charities, which were contributed
silently. His inMmates admired'him
for his manly worth. His heart was
filled with the milk of human kind
ness. The deceased did his share
in life as a man and good citizen.
He was a Confederate veteran. He
helped substantiall, in redeeming
his state from the rule of spoila
tion during the era of reconstruc
tion, and was always active in the
political responsibilities resting on
the loyal citizens.
He served eight years as a mem
ber of the Police Jury of Caddo
. e was a
i numnt to him is Memorial
Chureh, erected by hin in com
memoration of his son, James S.
Noel, Jr. No greater tribute opuld
man observe to his son than this
In the death of Mr. Noel this city
and parish have sustained the Ybss
of one of its best eitizens. At the
time of his departure Mr. Noel was
a director of the First National
Mr. Noel is survived by his wife,
his sister, Mrs. M. E. .Bush of St.
Louis, two sons, W. B. and L. L.
Noel, and three daughters, Mrs. C.
W. Lane, Mrs. H. MoCain, and Mrs.
D. B. Bainford, all of Shreveport.
The funeral service was held this
morning in the Noel Memorial
by Rev. W. W. Drake, pastor of
The Noel Memorial congregation,
and Rev. J. S. Saunders, assisted by
,Rev. Claude L. Jones, of the Central
Christian Church and Rev. P. R.
Powers, of the Texas Avenue Me
thodist Church, friends of the fam
The burial took place in the fam
ily cepmetery, near Mooringsport, in
the presence of a large gathering
of his friends.
The active pall-bearers comprised
P. C. Hearne, Ivie Watson, Dick
Lindsay, Judge W. C. Barnette, P.
1. Porter, F. B. Russ, E. L. Houston,
H. E. Gump, C, O. Beauehamp and
It P. "Honaket.
Henorary: N. C. Blanchard, J. B.
Ardis, Andrew Querbes, ,J P. Flour
noy, Victor. Oroeaean, Ben Holfman,
I. c. Rosers,. Thos. R. Huhes, R.
Fuemlan, A..J. Ingersoll, E. A. Frost,
A. D. Saenger, (Ou PalIler, J. H.
Scotat, Will Knight, J. C. Fester,
Judge 3J. Q Palmer, W. H. Hodgesc
s. P. Iarrell, W. L. Young, J. Y.
Alexander, W, 'r. Crawford, T. B
Chase, -0. 1, Woodward, Goo
Job s iir- Harmon, S. . Hiaeks,
W. . Ett John S. JoI WW.
Ohaeu, J. Booth, lon. John R
Lt a-Ch Ii. Peroneel, P. P. Keith
Laes Wolff, W. A. rotter, J. H
dab, Samr 1eyfuesf,. Dr. J. P
Red Rirer: Fall at Polton anc
'noteneh e hange of fall at Shreve.
in telt two days.
ur: River: Fall at alites
- i n two days,
verar CoptIioe4 faR a
day -evera WAgs,
leui to s. -
n this the 99th
he year of our
e me, the un
dersigned Depu rk and 1TE-$)f
ticio Notary Pu 'duly appointed,
commissioned axniqualified in and
for the parish of Paddo, Louisiana,
and in the prese r .of the witnesses
herein named au tndersigned, per
sonally came and appeared W. B.
Mandeville, a reident of El Paso,
Texas; Fred C. Kfiollenberg, a resi
dent of El Paso, 'tztas; W. T. Stev
enson, a resides 'of Shreveport,
Louisiana; C. Hudspeth, a resident
of Shreveport, Louisiana; M. G.
Wemple, a resi t .of Shreveport.
Louisiana, and J. E. Mason, a resi
dent of Shrevepo &, Louisiana, who
declared that 'av.iling themselves
of the provision of the laws of
this state relative to corporations,
and particularly Act No. 267 of the
General Assenmbly of the state of
Louisiana for th ..Lar 1914. they
have formed and, organized and by
these presents form and organ
ize themselves to a corporationi
and body politic n law, for the ob,
jects and pur es hereinafter seo
forth, and to t end they hereby
formulate and dtlopt the following
articles of incorporation, to-wit:
The name and title of this cor
poration hereby formed shall be
Homo-lou Petreum Company, In'.
and its domiogi shall be and is
hereby at they pity of Shreveport.
Caddo Parish, Luisiana.
The objects -andr purposes for
which this ct oration is formed
are as follo#*S.
To 'buy, sel, lease and sub-lease
and otherwise ;cquire and alienate
landd, leases, dll, gas and mineral
leases, royal mineral estates,
.mineral int in 1
Seta It pei r rilillng any
To bore and drill, and to do such
other acts as may be necessary to
produce and transport oil and gas
and other minerals either for the
corporation itself or under contract
with others, and to engage in any
business complemtntary or inoi
dental to its performing the above
acts; and to lay pipe lines and ac
quire rights of way, tank stations
and all aceesortes to the transpor
tation of crude and refined oil.
Tb purchase, lease or otherwise
acquire, to hold, own, work, devel
op, sell, convey or otherwise dis
pose of, within or without the state
of Louisiana and elsewhere, real
estate, real and personal property
and any interest and rights therein.
To purchase and otherwise ac
quire oil, gas and mineral lands and
leases or contracts; and mineral
rights and royalties on oil and gas
produced and to be produced, from
the person or persons entitled to
or owning the same, under mineral
leases or contracts and property of
any kind, character and description,
convenient or useful in developing
producing, gathering and disposing
of petroleum, oil and natural gas
and other mineral deposits of every
character and description, and to
carry on and to conduct any and
all such op erations.
To purehase, own or otherwise
acquire, and to hold and use, and
at will to sell, assign and: othetie
dispose of any ~ uh licenses, fran
hises, grants of rights of way and
other privileges granted or agreed
to be granted by individual munici
To buy and lease, or otherwise to
acquire, hold, and to occupy apd
operate an~g and all lands in the
state of Louisiana or elsewhere for
the development, exploration and
search for, and the production and
procurement therefrom of oil, gas,
,shale, sulphur.,iron, gypsum and
other mineral substanees and things
of .~alue of every, kind, whether
liquid o ootahetIse, and to erect,
purchase tnd .'maintain all struc
-tres dBd applIances, refineries.
smelters and factories, or reducing
works of any kind and character
for the development of such prop
erties, and for the manufacture, re
f fining, smeltin& reducing or other
- wise treating or preparing for mar
ket or for for ther purposes. all or
Sany -of the abstaaees mentioned.
t -lSurthersnet of the general
t p werek nfrred by the laws of the
ag ofte£ ·rll mad of the oh
jecto mn ipIrpros ha.oeit *ats.&
it is espressl prorilteSl Ohas? sth
company shall have 81*0 g.il4sewi.g
To do snP an& all thiiio Ir't.i'
s54 forth as objects, *utose9. )o*
ere or e erwise to the sane tem.ent
andP as fully &n4 eomprehensigli
as maturat persons aight *or 1lbi
do ia Louisiana or elsewherw; "s
rrincipals, contractor% lr stelwo eºru'
To hold, purchase ., eltherwise
acquire, to sell, assign, transfer,
mortgao, tpledge, or otherwise elis
pose of shares of the capital stock.
bonds and other evidences of in
debtedness, create other corpora
tions, and when the holde" of such
to exercise all rights and privileges
of ownership to the same eitent
as a natural person might or couhl
To enter into, make and perform
cont'acts of every kind, with any
per:-on, firm, association, public :ir
pr t."al ur body politic, to draw.
make, ac ,':t, endorse, discount. er
ecute and issue promissory note'.
drafts, bills of exchange warrants.
bonds, debentures aid other n 'go
,iphle or transferable inu'truments
and evidence, of indebtedness, whe
tiher secured by mortgage or other
wise, so far as may be permitted
by the laws of the state of Louisi
To do all and everything neces
sary. suitable, convenient or proper
for the accomplishment of any of
the purposes or attainments of any
one or more of the objects herein
enumerated, or the powers herein
mentioned, or which shall, at any
time. apepar conducive or expedi
ent for the protection or hbenefit. of
this corporation, either as holders
of or interested in any property or
All citations or other legal proc
ess shall be served upon the presi
dent. of the corporation, or in thf
event of his absence upon the vice
president, or in the event of tlhe
absence of both of themr upon the
secretary or treasurer.
h m ARTICLE~ IV.
The period of the exrsfhee or
duration of this eprporation is here
by fixed at ninety-nine (99) years
from the date of this act, unless
sooner dissolved under the provis
ions of law.
This corporation shall have power
o contract, sue and be sued: and
nake and use a corporate seal, and
he same to alter at pleasure; to
old, receive, purchase, lease, sell
ind' convey, as well as hypothecate
Ind mortgage in its corporate name,
ny property which it may own: to
ippoint such officers as the busi
less of the corporation may re
luire: to make such by-laws, rules
mnd regulations for the government
>f this corporation as may be nec
,ssary, and for the same to alter
or change at will.
The capitalization of this corpor
ition is hereby fixed at Two Million
$2,000,000.00) Dollars divided into
,wo. million shares at the par value
if One Dollar ($1.00) per share,
'ifty per cent. of which has been
subscribed for. All shares of stock
;hall be paid for in money, or in
property conveyed to this corpora
tion or in labor performed in he
helf of this corporation, at a valua
Lion fixed by the board of directors,
and all stock when issued shall be
fully paid *nd non-assesable. The
capital stock may he increased to
Five Million ($5,000,000.00) Dollars,
aecording to law.
There shall be no preferred stock,
but all stock shall be of the same
class, equal in all respects, includ
ing its vol nu power.
The bus:n a ffairs of this cor
poration shall be under the man
agemen! a'.l control of a board of
directorh an1. composed of five
stockholders: a majorily of whom
shall constitute ¶ quorum:.;which
board of directors shall be invested
with all the corporate powers, of
this corporation, subject, however,
to. any restrictions which may ie
stipulated ip this charter.
Meetings of the board of direw
tors may be held at the home of
fice or at any other place either
within or without the state of Iouni
The board of directors shall elect
a president, a vice-president, a sec
retary and treasurer, and su(h
other officers as may be necessary
for the management. of the affairs
of this corporation: they shall hayv
the power to fill all vacancies or
nurring by death, resignation or
*we'lln o~ ot D al$iaigtrtcet
oIaiit desgw arm itm 4tc q * )I& "1
ý"4 Jia tdas rejtlwe 1 S e
Shreveport, LJO~u~mFL6 ,'~ianb
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ofttepwise. The office of the scere-:
ifry and Ireasulrer may be comn
hinedl and held by one and the same,
WV. T. Ntevenson, a resident of
Shreveport, Louisiana; C. Hudspelh.
a resident of Shreveport, Louisiana:
1M. (~. Wemple, a resident of Shreve
portl. Louisiana: J. E. Macon. a resi
lent of Shreveport, Louisiana: \W.
It; Mandeville, a resident of El Paso.
Texas, and Fred C. Knollenberg. a
resident of El Paso, Texas, shall
constitute and compose the first
hoard of directors. with W. 11. . Man
leville. presidnt; Fred C. Knollen
berg. vice-president.; and J. E. Ma
con, secretary and treasurer.
'o Iran -fer of stock shall be bind
ing rupon this corporation unless
the same shall, have been made
upon the application of the owner
or his authorized agent, and not
duly entered upon the books of the
This charter may be amended
and its capital increased or de-
creased or decreased by complying
with the provisions of law, in such
cases made and provided.
Whenever this corporation is di"
solved by limitation or otherwise
its ffirs shall be liqu iltedori st'-
tied by one or more liquidators
elected or appointed by the stock
that purpose, and which.liquidators
shall have such power, perform
such duties, and give such bond or
bonds as the stockhohlers may re
quir,e. ' -
It is hereby declared that each
member of the board of directors
hereinabove named is the owner in
his own name and right, fully paid
for and unincumhered, of at least
fifty shares of the capital stock of
the corporation, and hereafter each
director elected shall possess a like
The first board of directors shall
hold office, until the second Mon
day in January, 1920, at. which time
and annually thereafter a new
board of directors shall be elected
by a majority of the votes cast by
the stockholders, each stockholder
being entitled to cast either in per
son or by proxy, one vote for each
share of stock owned by him. No
tice of the holding of the annual
stockholders' meeting shall be giv
en according to law. The failure
or omission to hold the annual elee
tion of officers of this corporation
in the manner and at the time and
place specified in this charter shall
in no manner suspend or. interfere
with or affect the business of this
corporation, all officers holding of
fice until their successors are elect
rl ald qualifield.
The subscribers to these articles
of incorporation, their respective
postoffice addresses, and the state
ment of the number of shares of
stock each has taken in this cor
poration, are as follows:
W. T. Stevenson, Shreveport, La.,
C. Hudspeth, ghreveport, La., 5io
M. G. Wenmple, Shreveport, La.,
J. E. Macon. Whreveporft. La.,
iFred Ct:. Knoillenberg, El Paso.
Texas. ::3:.303) shares.
\W. it. Alaindeville, El Paso. Texas,
3:33.300 shares. 0
No stockhobler in thiis corpora
fion shall ever he ield liable for
tihe confracts or flaulfs or this cor
poration in any further sum than
the unpaid balance due the cor
,orat lion on tie, shares of stock is
sni.dl to and owned by him. except
in siilih eases where the law makes
them liable for violating certain
in testimony whereof the partied
!;ave signed the instrument in the
presence of Thos. WV. Robertson and
N. E. Houston. competent aftesting
witnesses, and me, notary public,
on the day andl date first above
wriffe,ll. as the date hereof.
.1. E. MACON,
WV. B. MANDEVILLE,
(By J. E. Macon)
FRED C. KNOLLENIERO,
(By J. E. Macon)
W. T. STEVENSON.
M. G. WEMPLE.
THOS: . ROBERTSON,
N. E. HOUSTON.
W. B. WILLIAMS.
D)eputy Clerk and Ex-Officio
Notary Public, Caddo Parish.
Endorsed: Filed and recorded this
19th day of December, A. D. 1919.
W. B. WILLIAMS,
)eputy Clerk and Ex-Officio
STATE OF LOUISIANA,
PARISH OF CADDO.
I hereby certify that, the above
and foregoing is a true and correct
copy of the original as the same
appears on record in my office in
G(iven tpder my hand and seal of
office on this the 19th day of De
cember. A. D. 1919.
W. B. WILLIAMS,
Deputy Clerk and Sx-Officio
Caucasian, January 16, 1920.
No. 25,945. First District Court
of Louisiana. Succession of Dr. J.
11. Ledbet ter.
State of Louisiana, Parish of Cad
do.- Notice is hereby given that
Marion A. Ledbetter has this day
applied to be appointed Dalive Tes
tamentary Executor of said succes
sion, and unless opposition be made
thereto within the time specified
by law, he will be appointed as
Witness the Honorable judge of
said court, this 14th day of J.anuary,
F. C. O'LEARY.
Caucasian, January 16. 1920.
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This is the unhappy period of the
campaign when the campaign man
ager receives preemptory demands
from admirers of his candlidate for
him to speak at points 2K0 mileb
apart on the same day.
The W. K. Henderson Iron Works
and Supply Company
MIarulacture end DMaler in
Machinery, _Mill Supplies, Oil Well
Supplies asnd Heavy Hardware.