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THE MOHAVE COUNTY MINER AND OUK MINERAL WEALTH, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1918
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the i1unoi8 bxnoxatiov
Firsts The name of this corporation
U The Illinois Exploration Company.
Second: The l6catlon of Its principal
office In the State of Delaware Is to be
in the City of Wilmington. County of
New Castle. The .name of Its agent
therein and in charge thereof, and upon
whom legal process against this corpor
ation may be served. Is Corporation
Trust Cumpany of America, duPont
Building. No. 7 West Tenth Street, in
said City of Wilmington.
Third: The nature of the business amd
the objects and purposes for which, and
for any of which, this corporation 13
formed are to do any or all of the
things herein set forth as fully and to
the same extent as natural persons
might .r could do and In any part or
the world, viz:
(a) To carry on the business of mining
milling, concentrating, locating, convert
ing, smelting, reducing, treating, pre
paring for market, manufacturing, buy
ing, selling, exchanging and otherwise
producing and dealing in gold, silver.
copper, nickel lead. zinc, brass, iron,
steel, coal, ores, metals metallic com
pound! , stone, gravel, oil and minerals
of all Uinds and all or any products or
hy products thereof.
(b) '. o acquire, own, lease, occupy, ex
plore, prospect, locate, patent, use and
develop any lands, mines, mineral
rights options concessions or claims, con
taining ores, minerals, metals, coal, iron,
maganese, stone, gravel, gas or oil, and
any wood lands, and to mine or other
wise extract or remove ores, minerals,
metals, coal, iron, manganese, stone,
gravel, oil, gas or timber therefrom; and
to take own, hold, deal In, mortgage, and
. u... coil axrtinnire. transfer or in
any manner whatever dispose of any
such lands, mines, mineral rights, op
tions or claims, within or without the
State OX ueiawnic.
(c) To buy, sell, export, import orl
otherwise to deal ana irauit in, "u".
iteel, copper, manganese ores, minerals,
metals, stone, gravel, coal oil, coke,
wood, lumber and other materials and
any of the products or byproducts there
of; and any articles consisting, or partly
(d) To construct, acquire, own, lease.
operate, carry out. malnta " '"Kjltalnment of the purposes of this corpora
eouiD. manage, control or superlntenu thorn, tn th ,m !rtn
any roads, ways, private railways, prl
vate tramways, either aeriai or uw-,i-.
toiop-r.inh and telephone lines
bridges, viaducts, water courses, flumes,
aqueducts, reservoirs, canals, and other
water ways, wharves, piers, docks, slips,
bulkheads, furnaces, mills, foundries,
crushing, concentrating and smelting
works, hydraulic works, pipe .lines, gas
wells, oil wells, factories, dwelling
houses, stores, warehouses, buildings,
plants, works, elevators, machinery, en
glnes, cars and other equipment; to pur
.hnu vessels or other means of trans'
nnrtatlon. and equip and operate the
same as required for the uses and pur
.r.a.c, nf this rnrnoration.
(n To build, construct, develop, im-
nrovn nrnulre. maintain, operate, hold,
own and lease plants and works for the
manufacture, acquiring, generating, ac
cumulation, and distribution of electric
ity, gas and steam, and plants and works
of any other character adapted to pro
duce light, heat ana power in any iorra,
.nd tn huild. construct, develop. Improve,
acquire, hold, own, lease, maintain and
operate waterworks, transmission
lines, electrical works, electric and power-producing
machinery, apparatus, ap
nllances and equipment of every kind
' (f) To .purchase, acquire, and lease,
and to sell, lease and dispose oi waier,
water rights, water records, power priv
ileges and annrourlatlons for power,
light, hilnlng, ' milling, Irrigation, agri
cultural domestic or any other use or
(g) To Investigate, develop, consum
ate. undertake and carry on any enter
nrlsp business, transaction or ODeratlon
commonly carried on or undertaken bv
capitalists, financiers, contractors, trust
companies, syndicates, merchants, com
mission men, or agents to acquire the
gpod will rights and property, and un
dertake the whole or any part of the
assets and liabilities of any person, firm
association or corporation, and to pay
for the same in cash, stock, bonds or
notes of this corporation, or otherwise;
and generally as principal or agent to
Institute, enter Into, carry on, assist, pro
mote and participate in financial, com'
merclal, mercantile and other business,
works, contracts, undertakings and op
(h) To hold in trust, issue on com
mission, make advances upon or sell,
lease, license, transfer, organize, reor
ganlze. incorporate or dispose of any of.
the undertakings or resulting Invest'
ments aforesaid, or the stock or sec
urltles thereof, and to act as agent,
trustee or depositary for any of the
above or like purposes, or any purpose
(1) To obtain the grant of, purchase,
lease, or otherwise acquire any conces
ions, rights, options, patents, privileges.
lands, rights oi way, sites, properties.
undertakings or businesses or any right,
ption or contract in relation thereto,
and to perform, carry out and fulfill the
torms and conditions thereof, and to car
ry the same into effect, and to develop,
maintain, lease, sell, transfer, dispose
oi and otherwise deal with the same
(!) To manufacture, buy, sell and gen
erally deal in goods, wares, merchandise.
property and commodities of any and
every class and description, and all ar
ticles used or useful in connection there
with, Insofar as may be permitted by
ine laws oi the state or Deleware.
(k) To subscribe for, or cause to be
subscribed for, buy, own, hold, purchase,
lecelve or otherwise acquire, and to sell.
negotiate, guarantee, assign, deal In, ex
change, transfer, mortgage, pledge or
otherwise dispose of, shares of the cap
ital stocK, scrip, ponds, coupons, mort
gages, debentures, debenture stock, sec
urities, notes and evidences of Indebted-
mess, issued or created by other corDora
tlqns. Joint stock companies or associa
tions, whether public, private or munic
ipal, or any corporate body, and while
owner thereof to posses and to exercise
in respect thereof, all the rights. Dowers
and privileges of ownership, including
me ngnt to vote thereon; to guarantee
the payment of dividends on any shares
of the capital of any of the corooratlons.
Joint stock companies or associations in
which This corporation has or may have
art interest and to beoome surety In re
spect of, endorse or otherwise guarantee
the payment of the principal or Interest
of any scrip, bonds, coupons, mort
gages, debentures, securities, notes or
evidences of Indebtedness Issued or
created by any such corporations.
Joint stock companies or associa
tions: to become surety for or
guarantee the carrying out and perfor
mance of any and all contracts, leases
and other obligations of every kind of
any sucn corporation joint stock com
pany or association, any of whose shares,
bonds, securities or evidences of indebt
edness are held by or for this corpora
tion, and to do any acts - or things de
.signed to protect, preserve. Improve or
enhance the value of any .such, sharos,
bonds, securities or evidences of Indebtedness-.
(1) To purchase, apply for, obtain, or
otherwise acquire, any and all letters
patent, licenses, patent rights,, patented
process and simlllar rights granted by
the United States or any 6ther-government
or country, or any interest there
in, or any Inventions which may soem
capable of being used for or in connec
tion with any of the objects or purposes
of this corporation, and to use, exercise,
develop, sell, lease, grant licenses 'In re
spect to, or other Interests In the same,
and otherwise turn the same to account,
and to carry on any business, manufac
turing or ptherwjsp, which may be deem
ed to directly pr Indirectly effectuate
these objects, or any of them.
(m) To secure, acquire, apply for, reg
ister, hold, own, or otherwise dispose of
any and all copyrights, trade-marks,
trade names and other trade rights.
fn To or (ran lie. or cause to be organ
ized, under the laws of the State of Del-
ware, or of any other state, territory or
country, or the District of Columbia, a
corporation or corporations, for the pur
pose of accomplishing ant of the objects
for which this corporation Is organized.
or for any other purpose or purposes,
and to dissolve, wind up, liquidate,
merge or consolidate any trcn corpora
tion or corporations.
(o) To borrow money for the purposes
of this corporation, and to Issue bonds,
debentures, notes and other obligations,
and to secure the same by pledge or
mortgage oi me wnoic, or any pari ui
the property of this corporation, either
real or personal, or to Issue bond, notes,
debentures, or other obligations, Ithout
any such security.
(p) To Issue shares of stock, deben
tures, debenture stock, bonds, notes .and
other obligations for cash, or property,
or in exchange for the stock, bunds,
notes, or securities of any person, firm
(q) To enter into, make, perform and
carry out contracts of every kind for any
lawljul purpose, without limit as to aw
ount, with any person, firm, association
(r) To draw, make, accept, endorse,
discount, execute and issue promissory
notes, bills of exchange, warrants and
other negotiable or transferable instru
ments. (s) To purchase and acquire shares of
the capital stock, bonds and other obli
gations of this corporation, from time
to time, to such extent, and in such
manner and upon such terms as its
Hoard of Directors shall determine, and
from time to time to 'accept any such
shares, bonds and obligations as secur
ity for, or in payment on account, or in
satisfaction of, any claim or demand of
this corporation, and to reissue the same
from time to time.
(t) To have one or more offices, to
c.irry on any or all of Its operations and
business, and without restriction or
limit as to amount, to purchase, lease,
or otherwise acquire, hold, and own, and
to mortgage, sell, convey, lease or other
wise dispose of, real and personal prop
erty, of every class and description, in
any of the states or territories of the
United States and in the District of Col
umbia, and in any and all foreign coun
tries, subject to the laws of such state,
district, territory or country.
(u) To do any and all things herein
set forth, and in addition such other acts
as are incident or conductive to the at-
tlon, or any of them, to the same extent
as natural persons lawfully might or
could do in any part of the world insofar
as such acts are not inconsistent with
the provisions of the laws of the Stale
The foregoing clauses shall be con
strued, both as objects and powers,,and it
is hereby expressly provided that the
foregoing enumeration of specific pow
ers shall not be held, to limit or restrict
In any manner the powers of this cor
poration, and are in furtherance
of, and In addition to, and not In
limitation of the general powers con
ferred by the laws of the State of Del
aware. It Is the intention that the purposes
and powers specified in this subdivision
Third hereof shall, except as otherwise
exDresslv nrovided. in no wise hi limit
ed or restricted by reference to or in
ference from the terms of any other
clause or paragraph of this certificate,
and that each of the purposes and pow
ers specified in this subdivision Third
hereof, shall be regarded as independent
purposes and powers.
Fourth: The amount of the total au
thorized capital stock of this corporation
is Twenty-one Thousand Dollars ($21,
000) divided Into two hundred ten (21rt)
shares of the par value of One Hundred
Dollars ($100.) each. The amount of
capital stock with which this corpora
tlon will commence business Is Twenty
five Hundred Dollars ($2500.) divided
into twenty-five (23) shares of the yar
value or One Hundred Dollars. (JlO'J.i
Fifth: The names and places of resi
dence of each of the original subscrib
ers to the capital stock are as follows:
Name, Herbert E. Latter; Residence, Wil
mington, DeleVare; Number of shares,
19. Name. Norman P. Coffin. Resi
dence, Wilmington, Delaware; Number
of shares, 3. Name. Clemen 'M. Egner:
Residence, Elkton, Maryland; Number
of shares, 3,
Sixth: The existence of this corpora'
tlon is to be perpetual.
Seventh: The private property of the
stockholders shall not be subject to the
payment of corporate debts to any ex'
Eighth: The number of directors of
this corporation shall be fixed and n.ay
be altered from time to time as may be
provided in the by-laws. In case of any
Increase in the number of directors, the
additional directors may be elected by
the director or by the stockholders, at
an annual or special meeting.
Ninth: In furtherance and not in lim
itation of the powers conferred b sta
tute, the Board of Directors are Sfrres
(a) To fix, determine and vary from
time to time the amount to be main
tained as surplus and the amount or
amounts to be set apart as working capi
tal. (b) To make, alter, amend or repeal
by-laws for this corporation without any
action on the part of the stockholders.
The by-laws made by the directors may
be altered or repealed by the stockhold
ers. (c) To designate two or more directors
to constitute an executive committee,
which committee shall have and exercise
(except when the Board of Directors
shall be in session) such powers and
I rights of the full Board of Directors in
the management of the business and af
fairs of this corporation as may be law
fully delegated, and shall hare power to
authorize rfre seal of this corporation to
be affixed to all papers which may re
(d) If the by-laws of this corporation
shall so provide, the stockholders and
directors shall have power to hold their
meetings either within or without the
State of Delaware, and to have one or
more offices outside of the State of Del
aware, and to keep the books and records
of this corporation outside of the State
of Delaware, and at such place or places
as may from time to time be designated
by the Board of Directors.
(e) To authorize and cause to be ex
ecuted mortgages and liens, without lim
it as to amount, upon the real and per
sonal property of this corporation.
(f) From time to time to determine
whether and to what extent, at what
time and place, and under -what condi
tions and regulations the accounts and
books of this corporation, or any of
them, shall be open to the Inspection of
the stockholders; and no stockholder
shall have any right to Inspect any ac
count or book or document of this cor
poration except as conferred by statute
or by the by-laws or as authorized by a
resolution of the directors or stockhold
ers. (g) To sell, assign, transfer, convey
and otherwise dlspeee of a part of the
property, assets and effects of this cor
poration less than the whole or substan
tially the whole, thereof, on such terms
and conditions as they shall deem ad
visable, without the assent of the stock
holders In writing or otherwise; and. al
so to sell, assign, transfer .convey and
iqtherwlse dispose of the whole, or sub
stantially the whole of the property, as
sets, effects, franchises and good will of
this corporation on such terms and con
ditions as .they shall deem advisable
but. only with the assent In writing, or
pursuant to the vote, of the holders of
not less than two-thirds in interest of
all the stockholders of this corporation,
b.tft in any event not less than the am
ount required by law.
(h) All of the powers of this corpor
ation. Insofar as the same lawfully may
be Vested by this certificate In the direc
tors, are hereby conferred upon the said
directors of this corporation.
Tenth: In the absence of fraud, no con
tract or transaction between this cor
poration and any other corporation hall
be affected by the fact that the direc
tors of this corporation ire Interested
In or are directors or offlcsrs of such
other corporation, and any director ln-
dlvidually may be a party to. or may be
Interested in any such contract or trans
action of this corporation; and no such
contract or transaction of this corpora
tlon with any person or persons, firm ot
association, shall i be affected by the fact
that any director of this corporation is a
party to, or Interested in such contract
or transaction, or in any way connected
with such person or persons, firm or as
sociation, provided that the Interest In
any sui contract or transaction of any
such dlroctor shall be fully dljclo.ed,
and that such contract or other trans
action shall be authorized or ratified by
the vote of a sufficient number of the
directors of this corporation not so in
terested; and each and every person who
may become a director in this corpora
tion is hereby relieved from any liabil
ity that might otherwise exist from thus
contracting with this corporation for the
benefit of himself or any firm, associa
tion, or corporation in which he may bo
In any wise interested.
Eleventh: This corporation may in Its
by-laws make any other provisions or re
quirements for the management or con
duct of the business of this corporation,
provided the same' be not inconsistent
with the provisions of this certificate,
or contrary to the laws of the State of
Delaware of the United States.
Twelfth: Except where other noJi'Q 13
specifically required by statute wriMe.i
notice only of any stockholders meeting,
gi"en as provided in the by-laws shall
be lufflclent without publication or ?,.
er r'orm of notice.
Thirteenth: Any officer eleivj or ar
pointed by the Board of Directors, or by
the Executive Committee, or by the
stockholders, or any member of the
Executive Committee, or of any other
standing committee, or any director of
this corporation may be removed at any
tlme, with or without cause, In such
manner as shall be provided in he by
laws of this corporation.
Fourteenth: This corporation reserves
he right to amend, alter, change or re
peal any provision contained in this Cer
tificate of Incorporation in the manner
now or hereafter prescribed by statute
and all rights conferred on officers, dir
ectors and stockholders herein are grant
ed subject to this reservation.
We, the undersigned, being each of (ho
original subscribers to the capital stock
hereinbefore named, for the purpose of
forming a corporation to do business
both within and without th State of
Delaware, and in pursuance of an Act of
the Legislature of the State of Delaware,
entitled. "An Act Providing a General
r,o,r,50ratlim ,Law" (approved March 10.
1SS3) and the acts amendatory thereof
anl supplemental thereto, do mak- jnd
file this certificate, hereby declaring and
certifying that the facts herein seated
are true, and do respectively agree to
take the number of shares of 'stock here
inbefore set forth, and accordingly have
Ji"0 s "' hands and seals this
eighth day of February, 1917.
Herbert E. Latter (SEAL)
Norman P. Coffin (SEAL)
Clement M. Egner (SEAL)
IN PRESENCE OF: '
William J. Maloney
STATE OF DELAWARE -
COUNTY OF NEW CASTLE 3
BE IT REMEMBERED that on this
eighth day of February, A. D. 19".
personally came before me William J.
Maloney, a Notary Public for the State
of Delaware, Herbert E. Latter, Norman
P. Coffin and Clement M. Egner, all the
parties to the foregoing certificate of in
corporation, known to me personally to
be such, and I having first made known
to them, and to each of them, the con
,.i. oniH ....rtmrnte. thev did sever
ally acknowledge that they signed, seal..
ed and delivered saia cermicaie u inc..
several voluntary act, and that the facts
therein stated are truly set forth.
GIVEN under my hand and seal of
office the day and year aforesaid.
William J. Maloney.
Notary Public, County of New Castle,
State of Delaware.
WILLIAM J. MALONEY
Appointed February 25, 1915
For Four Years
STATE OF DELAWARE
Office of Secretary of State.
I, Everett C. Johnson, Secretary of
State of tha State of Delaware, do here
by certify that the above and foregoing
Is a true and correct copy of Certificate
of Incorporation of "THE ILLINOIS EX
PLORATION COMPANY," as received
and filed in this office the ninth day of
February, A. D. 1917 ,at 9 o'clock A.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have
hereunto set my hand and official seal
at Dover, this twenty-fourth day of Sep
tember, In the year of our Lord one
thousand nine hundred and eighteen.
EVERETT C. JOHNSON
Secretary of State.
THE ILLINOIS EXPLORATION COM
PANY OF THE VOTE OF THE STOCK
HOLDERS OF SAID CORPORATION
UPON THE AMENDMENT TO ITS
CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION
MADE UNDER THE STATUTES OF
THE STATE OF DELAWARE ON
THE ILLINOIS EXPLORATION
COMPANY, a corporation organized and
existing under the laws of the State of
Delaware, hereby certifies as follows-
(1) That the Board of Directors of
said corporation, at a special meeting
convened arid held on the 11th day of
January 191S, at two o'clock P. M., pro
posed an amendment to its certificate
of incorporation, and at said meeting
adopted a resolution setting forth the
amendment proposed, declaring its ad
visability, and calling a meeting of the
stockholders of said corporation for the
(2) That thereafter, on the 11th day of
January 1918 at the hour of three
o'clock P. M., pursuant to such call of
the Board of Directors, and upon waiv
er of notice ufeid consent signed by all
of the stockholders of the corporation,
in accordance with the by-laws of the
corporation, a special meeting of he
stockholders was held, and there were
present at .such meeting, in person, or
by proxy, the holders of the entire is
sued and outstanding capital stock of
(3) That at'said meeting a vote of the
stockholders by ballot, in person, or by
proxy, was taken for and against the
amendment to the certificate of incor
poration of said corporation, and said
vote was conducted by Homer C. Chapin
and Henry K. Chapin, two Judges ap
pointed for that purpose by said meet
ing. (4) That It appears by the duplicate
certificate of the said Homer C. Chapin
and Henry K. Chapin the said Judges
who were duly appointed by the meeting
of the stockholders of said corporation,
duly called and held on the 11th day of
January 1918, at three o'clock in the af
ternoon, to decide upon the qualifica
tions and to conduct the vote of the
stockholders of the said corporation for
and against the proposed amendment to
the Certificate of Incorporation of said
corporation, that all of the stockholders
Of said corporation, holding all of the
shares of stock of said corn jratlon, then
issued and outstanding, had voted In fa
vor of said amendment.
(5) Attached hereto and marked "Ex
hibit -A" Is a true cony of said amend.
Ynent to the Certificate of Incorporation
o,i saia corporation, as the .same was
adopted at thu stockholders' meeting
(6) That there. t also attached here
to, and marked "Ebthlblt B", one of the
'duplicate certificates ' made by said
Judges, of the stockholders' vote at said
stockholders meeting for and against
(7) That the persons or bodies cor
porate holding the entire capital stock
df said corporation, then Issued and out.
standing, consisting of two hundred ten i
(210) snares, voted at said stockholders'
meeting, in fnvor of said amendment.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF. THE IL
LINOIS EXPLORATION COMPANY has
made, under its corporate seal and hand
of Homer C. Chapin, its president, and
the hand of Luclle Chapin Robertson, Its
Secretary, the foregoing certificate, and
the said President and the said Secretary
have hereunto severally set their hands
and caused the corporate seal of the
company to be hereunto affixed this
16th day of January 1)18.
THE ILLINOIS EXPLORATION
By Homer C. Chapin, President.
Luclle C. .Robertson, Secretary.
THE ILLINOIS EXPLORATION
1917 . -...
The amendment to the Certificate of
Incorporation of THE ILLINOIS EX
PLORATION COMPANY, a corporation
organized and existing under the laws of
tne state or Delaware. Dy virtue or csrti'
flcate of incorporation, in conformity
with the provisions of an Act of the
General Assembly of the State of Del
aware, entitled "An Act providing a
General Corporation Law," approved
March 10th, 1899, and the acts amenda
tory thereof and supplemental thereto.
Said certificate of Incorporation Was
filed in the office of the Secretary of
State of Delaware on the 9th day of
February 1917, and recorded In the or
fice of the Recorder of Deeds of New
Castle County at Wilmington, in Certifi
cate of Incorporation Record Y, Volume
7, page 248, etc., on the 9th day of Feb
That section Fourth of the Certificate
of Incorporation of The Illinois Explora
tion Company be amended as follows:
"Fourth: The amount of the total autho
rized capital stock of this Corporation is
One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dol
lars ($150,000.), divided into fifteen
hundred (1500) shares of the par value
or One Hundred Dollars ($100.) each."
THE ILLINOIS EXPLORATION
LUCILE CHAPIN ROBERTSON, SEC
RETARY. THE ILLINOIS EXPLOR
We, the undersigned, do hereby certify
that at a meeting of the holders of the
capital stock of said THE ILLINOIS
EXFLORATION COMPANY, held on the
11th day of January 1918, at the hour of
three a'clock In the afternoon, called to
consider the resolution of the Board of
Directors of said company, which was
adopted on the 11th day of January
1918, at a meeting held at two o'clock
P. M. of that day, and declared the ad
vlsabillty of a proposed amendment to
Section Fourth of the Certificate of
Incorporation of said company, a true
copy of which amendment is hereto at
tached and marked "Exhibit A", we were
appointed by said stockholders' meeting
Judges, for the purpose Qt conducting,
counting and ascertaining the vote of the
said Stockholders of said company for
and against the said proposed amend
ment; that at said stockholders' meeting
a vote of said stockholders by ballot, in
person, or by proxy, was duly taken, for
and against the said proposed amend
ment, which said vote was conducted by
the subscribers, being the two Judges
appointed as aroresald, ror tnat purpose,
by the said Stockholders' meeting; that,
in our office as said Judges, we decided
upon the qualifications of the stock
holders voting at said meeting for or
against the said proposed amendment,
and when said vote was completed, we
did count and ascertain the number of
qualified shares voted respectively for
and against said proposed amendment,
and declared that all of the Stockhold
ers of said corporation, had voted for
said proposed amendment, the said
Stockholders so voting, holding two
hundred ten (210) shares of the capital
stock of said corporation, being all of
the snares or stock or said corporation
then ispued and outstanding, and that no
snares or siocic oi saia corporation were
voted against said amendment.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF we have
made out the foregoing certificate ac
cordingly in duplicate and subscribed
our names thereto, and delivered the
same to the Secretary of said Company.
Homer C. Chapin
Henry K. Chapin
The amendment to the Certificate of
Incorporation of THE ILLINOIS EX.
PLORATION COMPANY, a corporation
organized and existing under the taws
of the State of Delaware, by virtue of
certificate of incorporation. In conform-
ity with the provisions of an Act or the
General Xssembly of the State of Dela
ware .entitled "An Act providing a Gen
eral Corporation Law," approved Mirch
10th, 1899, and the acts amendatory
thereof and supplemental thereto.
Said Certificate of Incorporation was
filed in the office of the Secretary of
State of Delaware on the 9th day of
February 1917, and recorded in the of
fice of the Recorder of Deeds of N'ew
Castle County at Wilmington, in Cer
tificate -or incorporation Record Y, vol
ume 7, page 248, etc., on the 9th day of
That Section Fourth of the Certlfl
cate of Incorporation of the Illinois Ex
ploratlon Company be amended as fol
"Fourth: The amount of the total auth
orized capital stock of this corporation
is One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dol
lars ($150,000.). divided into fifteen
hundred (1500) shares of, the par val
ue of One Hundred Dollars ($100.)
STATE OF ILLINOIS
COUNTY OF COOK
BE IT REMEMBERED that on the
16th day of January 1918, I Sarah E.
Sutcllffe a Notary Public, In and for
the County and State aforesaid, do here
by certify that HOMER C. CHAl'IN,
President of THE ILLINOIS EXPLOR
ATION COMPANY, personally known to
me to be such, duly executed the forego-
luff r.etHI,o ta ,l,V. Tl.tl.l A,, ..jne,
... ,utu.l v. nil UJllllUll. A M11U JCJL-
hlblt B" thereto attached, before me, and
me aa.m numer j. unapin, president a.'
aforesaid, duly acknowledged before me,
that the signatures of said president and
the said, secretary of said corporation,
to said certificate appended, are in the
.....u.t..i,i,5 v. Luc (jiesiueui aim -ejre-tary
of said The Illinois Exploration
Company, respectively; and that the cor-
u w ui Ham ceraiicaxe ainxea
is the common and corporate seal of said
company; and that the same was duly
affixed by the authority of the stock
holders of said company.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have here
unto set my hand and the seal of office,
the day and year aforesaid.
Sarah JS. Sutcllffe,
Jfotary Public. Cook County, Illinois.
Sarah E. Sutcllffe. Notary Pubtic.
Cook County, 111.
My Commission expires February !7th.
STATE OF DELAWARE
Office of Secretary of State
L Everett C. Johnson, Secretary of
"" " " oiaw oi ueiaware, do Here
by certify that the above and foregoing
is a true and correct copy of Certlfl
cate of Amendment of Certificate of In
corporation of "THE ILLINOIS PTX-.
PLORATION (YIWPlMVi . i
j-L------- -' ""--", ia 1CUC1VW1
aim iiieo. in mis orrice the twenty-first
dayof January, A. D. 1918, at 1 o'clock,
TTtf rTTVCSTTTWriNTV TJtrTTTTTTn-T-sj
- .w. iiAiunaur, x nave i
hereiintn naf mv Vt-nA . .i.iut i.
. 4i.li. V' . . uj.j.ivuu" aeair
.!. wvcr, mis iweniy-iourtn d&Tot SQV-l
"" " v "" ui our ivora one
thousand nme hundred and 'eighteen. " '
EVERETT C. JOHNSON, '
(SEAL.) Secretary.! State.
First insertion Oct. 19 '..',
Last insertion Nov. 23, 1918 '.
NOTICE OP OK-llIABnUTY
FOR XiABOB OB KATEBIAX.S FUB-'
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all'
persons that the undersigned, A. C. Lake,
is the owner of that certain mine or.
mining claim, hereinafter described, with
all improvements thereon. That said
mine is now in possession of and is be
nP worked and operated by-A. O. Good
will, pursuant to an agreement with op
tion to purcnase, mad and executed by
the undersigned in favor of said A.1 O.
Goodwill, dated November lJth. IU7;
said agreement and option to be In
force up. to and including the 12th day
of November, If It.
The undersigned Is-hot working or
operating said mine or mining claim,
or any part thereof, and does not-lntend
to work or operate said mine or mining
claim, or any part thereof, or purchase
any supplies or materials therefor, dur
ing the life of said agreement and op
tion with said A. G. Goodwill. '
The name of said mine or mining claim
Is the FOUNTAIN HEAD patented mine
situate In Wallapal mining district, it
Mohave County. State of Arizona, patent
from the United States for which is of
record in the office of the Recorder ot
Mohave County, State of Arizona, in
Book 16 of Deeds, Page 524, to which
reference is hereby made, for a more par
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the said A.
C. Lake has hereunto set his hand this
twenty-second day of November. 1917.
A. C. LAKE.
MINE WARNING NOTICE.
To Whom It May Concern:
Notice If hereby given that the Emerson.
Emerson Fraction, Hamblln. Arasta, 97, and
the Hobson lode mining claims, situated in
Wallapal mining district, near the town of
Chloride, Mohave County, Arizona, together
with the appurtenauces thereunto belonging,
are under lease and bond to parties working
the same, and that neither the mines nor th
machinery and building thereon, nor the owner
thereof, will be responsible for any labor oi
debt contracted, nor Injuries sustained by anr
employer or employe In working said proper
ties; and that no employer or employe Is th
agent of the owner for any purpose, and that
all operatives tngage tn such service at their
own risk, and that no debt or claim of debt
Is valid against said mining property or It
APPLICATION FOR U. S. PATENT
Survey No. 2451 Serial No. 040026
Department of the Interior
United States Land Office, Phoenix. Arizona,
September 19, 1918.
Notice is hereby given that James Franklin
Kent and Samuel E. Yount. by Arisen H.
Smith, their attorney-in-fact, whose post of
fice address is Kingman, Arizona, have made
application for patent to the SKYSCRAPER
Lode, Survey No. 34G1, situate in Wallapal
Mining District, County 'of Mohave. State of
Arizona, in Section 32, T. 23 N., R. 17 W.,
unapproved survey, described as follows:
Beginning at Cor. No. 1, whence northeast
corner of Section 5, T. 22 N., R. 17 W..
bears S. 26 dens. 10 mlns. 20 sees. E. 014.1"
ft. Thence Sw SO degs. 37 mlns. W. 600 ft.
to Cor. No. 2. Thence N. 39 degs. 23 mlns.
W. 1500 ft. to Cor. No. 3, whence Cor. No.
4, Survey No. 1900, Sliver Monster Lode,
bears S. 77 degs. 10 mlns. W. 140.45 ft.
Thence N. 50 degs. 37 mlns. E. 600 ft. to
Cor. No. 4. Thence' S. 39 degs. 23 mlns. E.
1500 ft. to Cor. No. 1 the place of begin
ning. Containing an area of 20.661 acres.
There are -no adjoining claims as shown by
the survey thereof. The location notice is re
corded In the mining records of Mohave Coun
ty In Book EE page 635.
J. L. IRVIN Register.
First insertion 9-28-18; last 11-30-18-up.
MINE WARNIIt NOTICE
To Whom It May Concern:
Notice Is hereby given that the Sunablo
Sunshine No. 2. the Hackbcrry No. 2, No. 3,
No. 4. the Protection and Homestead lode
mining claims and Sunshine mlllslte. building
and machinery thereon situated. In Peacock
mining district. Mohave county, Arizona, an
under bond and lease and that said mining
claims, mlllsite, buildings, nor the machinery
'hereon, nor the undersigned owner thereof,
will be liable or responsible for any labor oi
debt contracted nor Injuries sustained by any
employer or employe in working saM prop
erty, and that no employer or employe Is th
agent of the owner for any purpose and that
all operatives engage In such service at their
own risk, and no debt or claim of debt It
ratid against said mining property or Itt
W. B. RIDENOUR.
First Insertion March 18. 1916.
NOTICE TO HOLD
Prospectors and claim holders are
are notified that it is necessary to
file Notice of Intention to Hold for
1918 the same as 1917. They are re
quested to file said notice 'as early
as convenient to1 avoid the rush at
the end of the year. This notiee
must be filed before January 1, ,1919.
Notice blanks may be had upon ap-1
plication at this office.
I. R. BARTHOLEMEW
. County Recorder.
NOTICE Or NON.XiTAWTT.TTT TOS
I.ABOB OB XATEBXAXi TWUX1SHXS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all
ersons that the ' undersigned. Sabbath
Bell Consolidated Mines Company, a
orporatlon, the owner ot the 'Sabba,
3ell and the Hurrah Fraction mines or
lining claims hereinafter described with
11 the Improvements thereon.
That said mines or mining claims are
ow or shortly will be in the possession
f and worked and operated by B. T.
lickman, of Los Angeles, pursuant to a
ease and option made anl executed by
he undersigned in favor of the said B.
. Hickman, dated June 13, 1918; said
ptlon to be in force from the 13th day
f June, 1918, up to and including the
3th day of December, 1919.
The. undersigned is not working or op
rating said mines or mining claims, or
ny part thereof, and does not intend to
vork or operate said mines or mining
laims, or any part thereof, or to pur
hase supplies or materials therefor dur
ng the life of said lease aod option con
ract with said B. T. Hickman; and the
ndersigned will not be responsible for
ny debts of said B. T. Hickman operat
ng or working said mines or mining
laims under said lease and option oon
ract. I '
The names of said mines or mining
laims are: Sabbath Bell and Hurrah
ractlon, all situate, lying and being in
Wallapal Mining District in Mohave
:ounty, in the State ,pf Arizona, the lo
ajlon notices of sahl, mines or mining
laims being duly recorded in the Mining
tecords In the office of the County Re'
order of. said Mohave County, State of
Vrlzona, asfollows;. , 1,
Sabbath Bell mining claim In book
)J" at page 203.' .'
Hurrah Fractlon"-mlninaJ! claim in book
TT" at page 102;' to which books and,"
ages reierenco is nerenv made Tnr
moreVarticular clescriptldn 6f said, mines
1 Illiiaatfj Vl"(
Subscribed bySABBATfr BELL CON
OLIDATED MINES COMPANY this
3ih day of June, 1918.
SABBATH BELL , CONSOLIDATED
MINES, COMPANY '
By 'EDWARD J.. HOOVER
By EDWARD J. HOOVER,
. . Its President
Miner Want Ads Bring Results. Try.
Miner Want Ads Bring Results. Try.
TO WHOM IT MAY CONOKRN;
NOTICE Is hereby given that the
COPPER MAID. COPPER PRINCE.
LUCKY COPPJBR QUEKN, COPPER
BOY and PRIDE OF DELUGE Ulnee.
situated In the Cedar Valley Min
ing Dlctrtct of Mohave County,
state of Arizona, are under lease and
bond to parties working same, and
that neither the mines nor the owner
thereof will be responsible for any
labor or debt contracted, nor Injuries
sustained by any Employer or Employe
In working said property; and that no
Employer or Employe is the agent of
the ownr for any purpose, and that all
operatives engage in such service ai
their own risk, and that, no debt oi
claim of debt is valid against said min
ing property or its owner.
J. F. MILLER.
First Publication July27-tf
NOTICE OF APPUCATIOH FOB U. S.
Survey No. 3405 AfcB United States
Land Office, Serial No. 040286, Phoe-
n,l,nri,zlna' A"BUSt SI. "18.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that In
pursuance of Chapter 6 of Title XXXII
of the Revised Statutes of the United
States, and the Acts amendatory there
of, AGNES SCANLON, whose post-office
address is 703 1-2 South Broadway,
in the city of Los Angeles, County of
Los Angeles, and State of California, by
her duly authorized and appointed Attorney-in-fact.
O. F. KITRVr-RIJ hnu
Tpostoffice address is Kingman. Mohave
v,ulhh.j-, Arauuu, nas maae application to
the United States for patent for 1500
linear feet on EMPIRE and MANHAT
AN lodes, respectively, bearing Gold and
Silver, the same being 1498 feet souther
ly and 2 feet northerly on said EMPIRE
lode, and 1498 feet northerly and 2 feet
southerly on said MANHATAN lode,
from the respective discovery shafts
thereon, with1- surface ground 600 feet
in width on each of said lodes, and for
the EMPIRE MILL SITE, all embraced
in Mlnerol Survey No. 3405 A&B, and
are situate in Lost Basin Mining Dis
trict, County of Mohave, State of Ari
zona, and described by the official plat,
and by the field notes on file in the of
fice of the Register of the United States
Land Office at Phoenix, Arizona, as
EMPIRE LODE, SURVEY NO. 3405 A&B
Beginning at Cor. No. 1. whenm tt. s
M. M. No. 1 (erected in connection with
Survey No. 822), bears S. 73 deg. 50 min.
The Section Corner common to Sec
tions 28, 29, 32 and 33, T. 30 N., R. 17 W.
G. & S. R. M. (unapproved survey), bears
N. 19 deg. 29 mln. W.. 420 ft.
Thence N. 3 deg. lz mm. W. 1500 ft.
to Cor. No. 2, identical with Cor. No. 1,
MANHATAN lode of this Survey. Thence
N. 86 deg. 48 min. E. 600 ft. to Cor. No.
3, identical with Cor. No. 4, MANHATAN
lode of this Survey. Thence S. 3 deg.
12 min. E. 1500 ft. to Cor. No. 4. Thence
S. 86 deg. 48 min. W. 600 ft. to Cor. No.
1, the place of beginning.
MANHATAN lode, SURVEY No. 3405
Beginning at Cor. No. 1, tdentical with
Cor. No. 2 EMPIRE lode of this Survey,
previously described, whence U. S. M. M.
No. 1, bears S. 56 deg. 08 mln. W. 4809
ft. to Cor. No. 2. Thence N. 86 deg. 48
min. E. 600 ft. to Cor. No. 3. Thence S.
4 deg. 46 min. W. 1500 ft. to Cor. No. 4,
identical with Cor. No. 3, EMPIRE lode
of this Survey, previously described.
Thence S. 86 deg. 48 min. W. 600 ft. to
Cor. No. 1. the place of beginning.
EMPIRE MILL SITE, SURVEY NO.
Beginning at Cor. No. 1, identical with
a corner of the location, and with Cor.
No. 3, Survey No. 823, Golden Gate Mill
Site, whence U. S. M. M. No. 2, (erected
In connection with Survey No. 823 Gol
den Gate M. S.), bears N. 27 deg. lfl
min. W. 1620 ft.
The 1-4 section corner between sec
tions 31 and 32; T. 31 N., R. 17 W.. G. &
S. R. M. (unapproved survey), Mars N.
33 deg. 27 mln. W. 1378 ft.
Cor. No. 2, MANHATAN lode, Sur. No.
3405 A, bears S. 10 deg. 32 min. E.
Thence S. 46-deg. 40 mln. E7 330 ft.
to Cor. No. 2, identical with corner of
the lccatinn and with Cor. No. 4, Sur
vey No. 823. Golden Gate Mill Site.
Thence S. 43 deg. 20 mln. W. 660 ft. to
Cor. No. 3, Identical with corner of loca
tion and with Cor. No. 5, Sur. No. 823,
Golden Gate M. S. Thence N. 46 deg.
40 min. W. 330 ft. to Cor. No. 4, identi
cal with corner of location and with
corner No. 2, Sur. No. 823. Golden Gate
M. S. Thence N. 43 deg. 20 mln. E. 660
ft. to Cor. No. 1, the place of beginning.
There are no known adjoining claims
to either of said EMPIRE and MAN
HATAN lodes or said EMPIRE MILL
There are no Tcnown conflicting
claims with either of the EMPIRE or
Area In conflict with EMPIRE MILL
SITE, Golden Gate Mill Site, Sur. No.
823, 5,000 acres.
The respective location certificates of
the EMPIRE and MANHATAN lodes
and EMPIRE MILL SITE are recorded
In the Mining Records and Mill Sites
and Water Rights, in the office of the
Recorder of Mohave County, State of
Arizona, as follows:
EMPIRE lode, in Book HH of Mines,
at page 12.
MANHATAN lode, In Book HH of
Mines, at page 13.
EMPIRE MILL SITE, in Book 2, M.
S, & W. R., at page 337.
J. L. IRVIN,
, ... Register.
First publication Sept 7, 1918.
Last publication Nov. S. 1318 up.
DEPARTMENT 07 IMS ERTXBXOB.
U. S. Land Office at Phoenix Arizona.
October 6j 1918.
NOTICE is hereby given that Elmer
H. Plummer, of Sellgraan. Arizona, who.
on January 3, 1916 made Homestead
Entry, No. 028778, for W , Section 1,
Township 19 N, Range 8 W, G. & S. R. R
& Meridian, has filed notice of intention
to make three year Proof, to establish
claim to the land above described, before
P. J. Farley, Clerk of the Superior
Court at Presoott Arizona, en the llta
day of November, 1918.
Claimant names as witnesses: W. C.
Denny, Jones J. Bishop, M. A. Bishop,
W. H. Alnsworth, all of Sellgman, Ari
zona. JOHN L. IRYIN.
First publication, Oct IS.
Last Publication, Nor. 9, llg. up.
, m MINE WARNING NOTICE
To Whom It May Concern:
Notice Is hereby given that the Schuylkill
mine as recorded In book 4 of deeds, at page
652, et seq.. and the Schuylkill mill site as
recorded in book 12 of deeds, at page 752 t
seq. ; the Schenectady .mining claim as re
corded in book 4 of deeds at page 647 et seq..
and the Silver Hill group of mining claims,
consisting of the Sonoma, Valley View and
Sllvsr Bell mining claims, and the Silver Bell
mill site claim, as recorded In book 14 of
deeds, at pages 263 to 268, inclusive, records
of Mohave -Onmty, -Arizona, to which records
reference is hereby made for a more complete
description of said property, are being worked
under lease and option, and that neither the
said mines, mining .claims .or mill site or
buildings, ..machinery, implements, fixtures or
improvements made or to, be made thereon or
therein, or any property of the Southwestern
Mining and Reduction compafcy, or the stock
holders thereof, will ie liable or responsible
for any labor, material or debt contracted or
Injuries sustained bv anv emnlover or mntava
tn worxing or Improving. said properties: and
that no employer or employe is the airent of
the owner for any purpose, and that all oper
atives engacre in sucn services at their own
risk, and that no debt or claim nf debt Is
valid against said mines, mining claims or
property or the owners thereof.
THE SOUTHWESTERN MINING & RE-
By GEO. W. THEISS. Sh'i.
VKED W. THBISS.
First insertion Jaae 29, 1916. -, ,