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It has come to our notice that some irresponsible person or persons have been tampering with the meters, seals and wires in some of the plaeces we are furnishing light and power to in Algiers, McDonoghville and Gretna. Notice is hereby given that this is strictly against the law and all such persons that may be found gailty of doing or allowing same to be done with a view of defrauding the company will be vigorously prosecuted. No one has any right to tamper with youar wires or meter installed in year premises anleass they show a badge of the company. We are now making a careful investigation of all meters and wires and hereby offer a reward of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) for evidence leading to the conviction of the guilty party or parties. Algiers Railway & Lighting Co., 222 Elmira Avenue. CHOOSE WISELY... whem you buy a SEWING MACHINE. You'll find all sorts and kinds at corresponding prices. But if you want a reputable serviceable Machine, then take the. WHITE . 33 years' experience has enabled us to bring out a HANDSOME, SYMMETRICAL and WELL-BUILT PRODUCT, combining in its make up all the good points found on high grade machines and others that are exclusively WHITE, which will appeal to careful buyers. All Drop Heads have Automatic Lift and beau tiful Swell Front, Goldcn Oak Woodwork. We dll only throlugh our authorized dealers, who will furnish our iron-clad guarantee duly counter signed by themselves. Bware of buying a Whie with defaced or altered plate number. We do not sell to catalog houser. Vibrator and Rotary Shuttle Styles, the Rotary doing lock or chain ditachig. OUR ELEGANT ,. T. CA4ALOCS A St fILL PARTItCIARS, FREE. WHITE SEWING MACHINE CO. CLEVELAND, O. For Sale By H. R. A. GERDING, 3110 Magazine St. ALGIERS SAZERAC . T. JiH's ME1 SA LOON J' C ., Prep. Oyster Loaves and Sandwiches Sandwiches of All Kinds Day and Night We Want You To Take The Herald Oc---Only Ten Cents a Month-lOc Twenty-four Hours After the Big Fire The Old Reliable Hibernia Insurance Co. was paying losses to the policy holders. See The West Side Realty Company, Agents for Algiers. 500 Verret Street. . Phone Algiers 503. E. J. MOTHE UNDERTAKER AND EMBALMER Pho.n Alglers 29. No~ Morgan Street DO YOU WANT TO TAKE THE HERALD? nIt ye ut ia y or amme beow ald d t e. 4 Vmerr t.: . L 'S m t or e srbcpte L. We agree to All all m nam mai. _-. ................................ .......-. John C. Meyer & Son. SJEWELERS WATCHES DIAMONDS, JEWELI, 8ILVER AND PLATIED WAR. !' uS.. S-.. m. r . I ses. a new lm tS..m... ~rclrc~r * krrrri e - I~---~ c~r r CHARTER TIlE LOUISIANA COMPANY, LIMITED. UNITEI)D TATES OF AMERICA, STATE OF LOUISIANA, l'ARISHI OF OR LEANS, CITY OF NEW ORLEANS. Be it known, that on this 20th day of April, in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and eleven, before me. Gustaf it. Westfcldt, Jr.. a notary public, duly commissioned and qualified, in and for the parish of Orleans, and in the presence of the witnesses hereinafter named and under signed, personally came and appeared the several persons whose names are hereunto subscribed, who severally declared that, availing themselves of the provisions of the laws of this state relative to the organiza tion of corporations, they have contracted and agreed, and do by these present con tract, agree and bind and obligate them selves, as well as all such other persons as may 1. comte associaited with theta, to form themselves into and constitute a corporation and ibody Ipolitic in law, for the- objects and iultr pses annd undr the conditions and stip ulationts of the articles following, to-wit: ARl Ilt'l.E I. The name and title of the said corpora Iion shall tie TillE :Lt ll'SIANA 'OMIPANY, l.'t1l PEl,. and under its said corporate n:ame. i s-h:tall have power and authority and shall enjoy successlon for the full term and pI.rio d of ninety nine years from and after hwe d:ate hereof : to contract, site and ie seed,. to nalike and use a corporate seal, and same to breiak and alter at pleasure; to pur -chase. r-eceive, lease. hold and convey,. as etill as tlir age and hypothecatt ttnder Its c.trlpcrate niatte. iproperty lath real and per sonaIi: to nai:tie and alioglint such managers an r directors.. .,nii,'ers aind agents as the In terest and i. nvnitence of 'a1id corporathon atlit requlire,. and to make and establish. ts well as alter and amend at pleasurle. such Iiby law:. rull's attnd regulations for the pro per tilnagement anglid -,Itglatl'in of the af fairs of said c-i .iliation, ais mry e niecs s } nd properIil AltRTICLE II. The domiH.1e of the sahl corporatioln ill tie at \-w Otrlieansls. parish of itrleans. state of l, 'iglltna. and all cltations or other le il pro,.es- shall I"e served upon the pre d dglnt if said l rlporatiotI, or in callse of his meaince, tpon thie viceprecsident., or n the aligsnice oif i.tli of these olditer-, aulo the secretary of lb.he corlporatiohn. AlTItCLE III. The ohbjcits and purposes for which this coriwiratiin is established and the natlllre of ithe blsin-sgs to is- carried on by it are de clared and sec-tled to ier to purchase, own, hlt, sell. mortgage. letase, alienate, receive and otherwise acquire and dispose of real estate, oil and mineral land mineral lnd anti oil and mineral rights andti any other interest in lands. ltenth In Lttisiana and elsewhere. To buy, sell, own. lease or otherwise acquire, and to operate and maintain as principal or as agent in this state, or elsewhere, drilling Soutfits, mach!nery, appliances. apparatus and buildings of every description used or suitable for use In the extraction of oil or any other minerals from the earth, and for the housing, preservation, handling, refin ing and transportation of the same when so extractedl. anti particularly storage tanks and pipe lines. all solely for the uses of its own lusiness sad without power of eminent domain: to buy. sell or otherwise acquire and alienate, and to establish, export or import oil, minerals or mineral produets of all kinds and in connection with said ob Jects to lease, buy, sell, build, or otherwise to acquire, and to locate and maintain ware houses, sheds, storage tanks, tank cars, dwellings, storehouses and repair shops; to sell merchandise and carry on a general store and commissary, and to conduct ho tels. boarding houses and lodging houses for its agents and employes. and generally to hold and exercise all such incidental powers and privileges not expressly excluded. as re late to the objects bherelntefore set forth. ARTICLE IV. The capital stock of the said corporation Is hereby fixed at twenty thousand dollars ($20,000.00i. divided into and represented by two thousand (2,000) shares of ten dol lars ($10.001 each. The whole of the said stock or any part thereof may be issued and deilivered to any person. firm or corporation for the acquirement of rights, privileges, franchises and property purchased and ac quired by this corporation, also in payment, settlement and adjustment of the costs, fees. charges and expenses and commission in curred for services rendered in the formation and organisatlon of this corporation, and in acquiring and broinging about the purchase of the property, rights and franchises afore said: also for cash or in Installments of such amounts as the board of directors may determine; also for merchandise received or services actually rendered to this com pany. The board of directors as hereinaf ter created is especially authorised to dis pose of the stock of this company in whole or in part, for any and all of the purposes above stated, as in its jqdgment may seem fair and proper. This company shall begin business as soon as three thousand dollars ($3.000) of its stock shall have been sub scribed. ARTICIE V. All the powers of this eorporation shall be vested in and exercised by the board of dl rectors, composed of seven stockholders, any four of whom shall constitute a quorum for' the transaction of Ibmainaess. The said board of directors shall be elected annually on the last Wednesday In January of each year. The first election to be held in the year 1012. All elections shall be by hallot at the ome of the corporation under the satger vlston of three commisslioners to be appolnt ed by the board of directors, and in the ab sence of -any commlssoner, the president shall have the power to fill the place by appointment, and of all such elections as well as meetlngs of otekholders. except for the purpos5 of liquidation or dissolution, or uas otherwise required by law, ten days' no tice shall be given by milling to each stock holder who appears as such upon the bookh of the company, at his last deaigasted ad dress or to the General Delivery at New Orleans, it be has not designalted an ad dress, an announcement stattng the time and the place of the meeting. Each share holder shall be entitled to one vote for each share of stock standlalg in his name on the books of the company, cast In person or by proxy, and the maorlty of the votes cast shall elect. The board of directors shall have the power to fill all vacancies that may oeur on the board. Failure to elect dlree tors in the day above speclled shall not dis solve the cororation but tbe dlrctor then in olee shaoll remain In odee antil their secessors are elected, and qualiled. Doe anotice of another election shall forth with be given, as above provided. Such no tlce of election shall be coatinued to be given untll an electio is held. The bdoard of directors at the irst meetlng followlig an annual election shall elect from their number a presidet, a vlee-presIdent, a see retary and a treasurer, all of whom shall be stockholders, nd such other deers as the hoard shall deem ancessary. he board shall have the power in its discretion to unite two or more of the above or other dees and the same to monfer pon one person, and shall have the power to a the salariea of all oers and o suceh other oi eer as they deem necessary. The bord of dlrectors shall have the power to make ad establish as well as alter and amend all by laws, rules and regnulations necessuary and proper for the - and management of the buslnsssd saire of this oseeato not lnconsistent with ts charter. The Md board shall alse have fall power and authorlty to borrow m throug the president or some other du authored agnt or agents; to emeete mortgag ud sse notes, bonde or other obitle~ ln such a manner ad ea such terms asu I their judgment mahe advautagmoso, ad enerally to doi all the tha eesary for the proper carryJlng on of ue of the said cortoratioa; as also to Isse sad de liver tall paid shares of stocks ad bhods r other obligations of the said corporatiea in payent of the moeyr berrowed or messe, or, servik, property or rilhts o aa, received by the saidl coeporstio, hre t - fore sett forth. at sLy meetig of the board of dilrectors, any director abeeat frm the meetang may be mpresented by ny other olrector, who may cat the veot of aid a met direetor, accod to the written in retlea ot f th saM ahat directer. The board of directors shall have the power, by a vote of not less tha ur direeteors, to sell, lase, fovag (by hed mortlae or oterwise). or to pie·a any or al-l the property, movable ad Immovable bel~alg to the corporatlo, or to receive i ax cha therefor., mo er stoeaks or heads ". to de so. And they my also for stoek i this compe or sr Until the nest mettag bhehaltd this charter, or mtll dy a esesaesrs are eled an the et:r J. E. chbeack, with Geo. It. Smith as presl- th dent, H. B. Illearn as vice-president, W.. si Brewer as secretary and E. lMiiler as tress- p urer. t ARTICLE VI. ri Whenever this corporation shall Ie dis- m solved, either by limitation or from any be other cause, its affairs shall Li liquidated iby three stockholders to be appointed at a gen- re eral meeting of the stockholders convened It for the purpose of liquidation, as hereinafter provided, each share being entitled to one vote to ie east by the hojler either in per son or by proxy. Said commissioners shall remain in oflice until the affairs of said cor poration shall have ts"n fully settled and liquidated, and they shall have full power and authority to transfer and give title to all the assets and property of the corpors- s' tion and to distribute the proc'ieeds. In case of death or disability or resignation of one or more commissioners, the vacancy shall be filled by the surviving commission-er or con missioners. 01 ARTIi'LE VII. This act of incorporation may le mod tied. changed, or altered or the said corpo- ti ration nmay is l dissolved with the assent of three-fourths of the capital stock repre sentled at any general meeting of stockholid ers convened fir such purlpose. after previ- s' olS notice, shall have been giveniven in one or nmore daily nesspapers Ipubltished in the par- a ish of Orleans, state of Iuisiall.a, once a f week during the thirty days next preceding a Iuch meeting and upon thle date of such meeting, and by notice mallted at least forty i days prior to such mite.tin, to eacr stoc.k holder who aplwars Its such on thei lks of ci the company, to the is5st oitfir address des li:nated by hinl. and in c'ase of failure to designate an address to the I ;-neral Iiellsv 'ry at Now Orleans. Any change which may Is' proposed or it made with reference to thl, t-p:lital stc-k of .aid tr.orporation shall is nmade in accordance a with the laws of tile stalte of Ismuikianai on the subject of a ttlring theilt' altunt of cadit tal stock tof corporatilons. anlld It may bl in r croased or dimnlnished upon a eompllanele therewith,. upon tIhe altirmative vote of t woa thirds of the slt-ock of the tcortoratliou. No t stoc(IkhitIir shall ever w theld liablle or re- tl spitonsilble for the lolrutrcts or f.tlts of this t corpolration. in any furtllhr sumt thaln the t tunpaid alnitie dute on the share-s of stock ti townetd by hlimt. nor sIha ll tiny iere !nfor-tal- I ily in ,torganiz:ation lhave tilthe effect o an l,-ring this charter null andtl void or -tiori posing any stockhilter to +n lihiallt s i re yonid the atounlt due on his stock. ' Ito In order that this chairter maiy at .t sirs ;) :as the,' original subscription ifst, the sub s.rtle s heln-lto have set oplo sitel o t tlheir l lnanotll. the nuintl-r of shares of stock sub tlt scril.td for by each of them. . Thustl done lnd Ipass:ed, in my ,tufitei in th-e city of New Orlians. In tile presence of J. " Itl;ne .Munro-- and John lalnlen. Jr.. co. plttent witnsses of lawful arce, who have signed their lnlames with the said apltwaerrs and ite. notary. on tile day anti date afore- n said, after reading thie whole. iOriginal signed, : J. B. Bannon. 453 shares; A. J. C'hapnltn. 45 shares: E. A. e K-'Hey. 4, sihares: A. W. Wenham. 43 a shllares: I'dolpht Wolfe. 45 shares: J. F. Schetnk. 45 shares: (;e,. W. Smith. 43 1 shares: It. J. Anderson. 45. shares: Ernest Miller. 45 shares; W. T. Brewer, 45 slares. (Witnesses) : J. Blanc Monrote, John Ial men, Jr. (;tGsTaP It. WEsTFEI.DT. JR., Notatr Public. I. the undersigned. recorder of mortgages in and for the parish of Orleans. state of Ituislsana, do herebly certif'- that the alhvr. and foregoing act of incorporation of The Louisiana C'ompany, Limited, was this dlay duly recorded in my office, in book 1018. folio :t. New Orleans. Alpril 20th. 1911. (Original signedl EMIL.E IIEONARD,. (Seal) 1D. R. A true copy: GI-STAr R. WESTFELDT, JR., r Notary I'ublic. I apl 27 may 4 11 18 23 Jun 1 1911 t CHARTER OF "JOSEI'I P. SIMONE 'OMiPANY, ILIMITEII." -UNITED STATES OF' AM.IERICA, STATE OF I.OI'ISIANA, PARISH OF ORLEANS. CITY o1F NEW ORLEANS. Be it known, that on this thirtieth day of the month of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and eleven, and of the independence of the United I States of America the one hundred and I thirty-fifth, before me. 4'lifford Mt. Eustis. a notary public, duly commissioned and sworn. In and for this city and Parish of Orleans. therein residing, and in the pres ence of the witnesses hereinafter named I and undersigned, per-onally came and ap peared: the several persons w:hose names are hereunto subscribed, all above the age of majority and residents of this city, par ish and state, who severally declared that availing themselves of the provisions of i the laws of this state relative to the or I ganization of corporations in general, and especially of the provisions of Act 78 of 1904. of the General Assembly of Louisi ana, they have covenanted and agreed and by these presents do covenant and agree,. bind, form and constitute themselves as well as such persons as may hereafter Join or twicome associated with them. in a cor Sporation and body politic In law for the objects and purp.s, and under the sagree rments and stipulations following to-wit: SARTICLE I. The name and title of this eorporation r shall be "Jseph P. Simose Company, Elm Ited." and Its domicile shall be in the Clity i of New Orleans. l'arish of Orleans, State of Louisiana. Under thbls corporate name 4 the said corporation shall have power and I authority to exist and to enjoy sumssion I for the full term of ninety-nine years from the date hereof, unless sooner dissolved; to contract, sue and be sued; to make and use a corporate seal: to break and alter the Ssame at pleasure, to have, hold, purchase. own, reheyve, lease. sell, convey, mortgage and hypothecate or pledge property, real. personal and mixed; to borrow money and to lend any portion of its income proceed Ing from Its capital stock or otherwise and to give and receive securitle therefor: to make advances on real and personal secu rltles; to elect and appoint such oicers, directors, managers, agents and employees as the iaterests and convenience of the co o tatlon may equire: to make ad as tabllishutc by-lows, rules and relations1 for the proper management of the stairs ot the corporation as may be aecessary and Sproper, and the same to change, alter, amend or abrogate at pleasre; and gener Sally to do and perform all acts, matters and things as may be Inclidental to the Scorporation or requisites and neeesary to carry out the objects and purposes o the same. ARTICLE II. SAll citation and legal process shall be served on the president of said corporation, or, in ease of his absence or disability, on I the vice presldent, and inl the absence or Sdisability of both the president and vice I president, upon the secretary-treasurer ofa I the said eorporatlon. ARTICllB III. The objects and purposes for which this Scorporatlen I orgalsed and the basinesm I to be condet.ed by It are hereby declared - to be as follows: To establish and conduct a general 'hip ping and peeklng helseas to deal In pro 55dee, tesi nardea seede ad geeral merchandi; to buy, sell, exchange, barter or trade in lsay wares or material inacl adental thereto; to arqlre by lease, pr Ichase, or otherwise any eqpent, coa- 1 I elatting of morable or Inmorb property, taecessary for the eonduet of slid buls Smess and generally to invest the fuads I of thbls compay iea mane aaas may rbe toad deslrable or ecessary. ARTICILE IV. a The caital stock of this corporation is 1 hereby zed at the ema of tena thousand r dollse ($10,000.00), to be divided into and br yoeeathd b undre (0) sares e vale os one hude do s a (10.0) each. Th eeeltal stock may be the laws of the State of loelslas. Allw i - stock shall he paid or in eash, as called en rha b th oM r r D tr a acneay s all stok sale all paid sa a ne sssse - able. No shares shall be truriemed 'esept ea Sthe beeks of the cerptien a atu the *. ste to shall have bee. It bks as agr as the me of the stL k I dhese of his seok or bo sell eames aetl swuttes eder of the a~~~~ Norra hrryre dr Ii tha have~r~~'~ir~ the receipt of such offer to purchase such share or shares for the benefit of the cor poration at their book value, as shown by the inventory last made. Tne Board of Directors shall have the right to call in and purchase at their book value, as shown by the Inventory last made, such share or shares of stock as may be inherited from any of the stockholders who may die. All retired stock may be reissued by sail Board of DIirectors, at not less than their book value. There shall be printed or engraved across each certritcate of stock the following: l'lThese shares are issued and shall be held subject to the charter and by laws of this corploratlin.'" This corporation shall begin busin 'as as soon as three thousand dollars ($3,.O().00S of the capital stock is sub scrited for. ARTI('CLE V. All of the corlporate powers of this cor poration, and the management and control of its business shall I-' invested in and exercised by a Boarfd of Directors to w comllplsetd of three nlembers, any two of whoml shall constitute a quorumn for the transaction of all hiusiness. and their de cltsions shall le valid, coirlarate acts. Tihe following persons shall constitute the first foardt of Dirlectors, viz. tJohn Mallhes. Jo selph I'. Simonc. Salvadore I'ellegrlnnt. Each Itoard of Dilrectors shall elect from among their numbelwr its own officers, as follows : A preshltent. a vice president and a secretatry, who shall also Ib treasurter. The Itiardl of lDairectorst shall have the power to determinte the manner and the ta-uses for which vacanilea nmay it dte clared on satid i,ard. No porsin sha!) l- ielirMiile as a memler of the Itoard of Direictors ulnlest a stock holder of this corpsratlion. Said Board of Directors shiall contiInu. r in offict Initil the firt li-dnesday nll April. 19 12. on which dayv. and annua:tlly there after a Boartd if Directors shiiall I.t eliectd tiby iallot for the t-rnt if noe yetar. Suchll election shall tie held tinder such rullles and reCilatins as nmay IsH providled Iby ithei Illard of liirectirs. Any fa- Ire frtom any ctaiuse whlatevir to elect a iard oif rInc lior on thi.ldav named shall not diolve the corlportiton. but the Itarld if lair-c torq then in hffitc shall hohl over luntil their silr -ctirs are clthosen. t ievery etle. lan ind ant .ne tin of the -ls-khol,-rs-. teach stockhlolder .hi!l Ie, entitled to one vote -nlv. renairllihs of the numbnler oif shaliirs ort" ti -rePl in hi n iame. and ,ay vote in rlle r"-. ,iV. and not byv lrovx. Any v:a u- or ttrrir on saId bih toard shall he ;ii ther sat r-tna niiing dire.tors li, the alt and in the sn.,~ qualithtd st..ekhtklbr /n meletlngs siti. untilt his sniessl,o Is eliec edffe'ited. Niltal election. The Board of Dire., all meettihave the rtight to appi lilnt Sor itt to each k, cterks. aentsi, nian:agters, and ither t?all. ties its ma ti deemsed ne essary or etd .-ont. and to make, changie and amend all by-laws. rul-es and regula titlns for the propler iconductil andl mianagli tent of the affairs, btsiness and concerns of said cior.poratlion. not in conflict with this charter or the laws of this state: pro vided that the ptrestident may suspen l any enimploylees in il disclretion. lpending the action of the Bloard of Dlirectors. All warrants, checks. drafts, notes or t other oibligations of this corporation shall be signed by the secretary treasurer. Any ofticer or director may be remloved by a majority vote of the stockholders. When all the directors consent tihereto. the notices otlhrwise required for holding meetings may iw dispensed with. SARTICI.E VI. Meetings widy ie called at the pleasure of the president or upon written request of a m•ajority of the stockholders. All eetl-tina of the stockholders, whether general or sipecial. shall be held only after ten days' written notice to each stock holder. ARTICLE VII. ,No stockholder shall Ie held liahle or responsible for the contract or faults of said corporation in any further surn than the unllaid balance due the corporation on the shares owned by him, nor shall any mere inlformality in organization have the effect of rendering this charter null, or ex posing a shareholder to any liatblity be-. yond the amount remaining unpaid on his subscriptlion to the stock. IRTICIE VIII. This act of incorporation may ti amend ed, altered or modified, or said corporation may tie dissolved by a vote of three fourths of the stockholders present at a general meeting of the stockholders convened fori F that purpose. ARTICLE IX. e Whenever this corporation is dissolved, either by limitation or otherwise. Its af fairs shall he liquidated under the super vision of three liquidators to be appointed from amongst the stockholders at a gen d eral meeting of the stockholders convened d after due notlie, as required by Article VI of this charter. S Thus done and passed, in my office, at SNew Orleans. aforesaid. in the presence t Sof Philip Shields and Edmund S. Ogden. I d domiciled in this city. who sign these pres ents, together with the partles and me, no tarsy the day and date first aforesaid. original signed: John Matlhes, J. P'. SI moon,-. Salvadore I'ellegrinnl. t W*inesset: Edmund 8. Ogden, P. F. t Shields. r- C. M. EUSTIS, Not. i'ub. I,. the undersigned Recorder of Mortgages. I in and for the Piarish of Orleans, State of I Loluisana. do hereby certify that the above and foregoing act of Incorporation of the I r "Josept P'. Simone Company, Limited." was Sthis day duly recorded ln my once In book h New Orleans, La.. April 11,. 1911. ISigned) EMILE LEONARD, D. R. I hereby certify the above and foregoing - to be a true and correct copy of the act te of Incorporation of the "Joseph P. Silmone le Company, Limlted, with the exception of d the number of shares subsrcrithed for by the a S orporators, on file and of record In my o C. M. EUSTIS. Not. Pub. pl 27 may 4 11 18 2l 2Sn 1 1911 'd CHARTER -o - OF' TIE 8OUTHERN RICE BALE8 SCOMPANY. a UNITED STATES OF AMERICkA, 8TATE id OF LOUISIANA, PARISHII OF ORLEANS, r CITY OP NUW ORLeANS. Ple It known, that on this 18th day of e the month of April. in the year of our 0Leard. one thousand nine hundred and e eleven, and of the independence of the United States of America, the one hundred ad thirty4tth, before me, W. Morgan Our lO a Notay Pubilc. duly commissioned ad qualified in and for the Parish of Or teloans, State of Louisieana, and nla the pres I. l e oft the witnaeses hereinafter named and i ludersigned, personally came and appeared ir the persomn whose names are hereunto sub '- srtlbed, who declared that, availing them s aelves of the laws of thls state relative to the organlsatlon of eorporations, and the pegovislon of the constitution of this aid elte, have covenanted and agreed, and do, hI these presets, covenant and agree, oMHi Is gate and bind themselves, as well as such Im snas as may herneafter become aseoci d ated with them, to form and constitute a body politle la law, under the following ar p. tiles which they adopt as their charter, to - wit: r ARTICLE I. r- The name of this caorratlon shall be a- the SOUTHERN RICE IALES COMPANY, . with its domilell In the City of New Or it- leas, tate of Louisi , ad it shaLll ea. o J sueession for a period of ninety-nine S O) years from the date bereof. It ehall have and exeee, for the purpose of its unaltes, all the owre eoerred by law on salmlar corpo ns, and it shall be au thorled to do and perform any act anad is tlng, and to conduct any bmslaes not " * aF"l~l obtitd blaw to orporations. td epeclafl po er and autLority to Sreceive, biy, owan. hold purchase, alleate, rm rent, eevy, aortgae, hypothecate, in pldge, or oterhwiss enumber or diapose th of property, real. personal sad mixd to I1 le bonda, etrtlacates and notes or qther SevMedaees of ladebtedaess: to borrow mo e y, to name and appolat its mansgers and S eplsees, ad fa their compensatin, aad 1y dshsge them at plearue. It shall have theie to eleet elseers, dietore ad eats to stalaish smeh by Slaws, rules and lftiosa as Ia ne emary sad lprope e the ict ad am management its baIaeas, and the same te to aIter and mand or abeLsh, at peasura a It shall have the rlight to inrease or Sdiminish its at stock, with an ether e It saIll hve the power and athesty to a seatract, sue ad he seed to tes Cee -te Ssame ad generally to do ad pet-ter all . seL aets as may e nem ry ad proper Sto esecaute and arry eat the erpoeese 1 tis U orsretlm. It shll have powera ead - saaherit he entse iate Lan Do You Know That in the average three-minute telephone cor. e:sation at least 300 words are spoken? That, unlike the telegram, a telephone talk if , message sent and answer received? That this is accomplished at one and the same tim:e for the same price? What would the cost be if you sent by telegra'ph the same number of words spoken in the ordinary telephone c onverse. tion? Our .plendid facilities go everywhere. The rates are reasonable. Save time and money by patronizing us. We transmit money by telephone on reasonable tcrms. Cumberland Telephone & Telegraph Co,, Inc. Improve Your Parks and Gardens Hinderer's Iron Works 1112-1118 Camp Street - - - - New Orleans, La. Iron Fences Cheaper Than W'ood Iron Chairn, Tabes, Settees, Flower Bsox, Henging Pots, Arber, Arch., Vaese, Fountains and Benche for Public Parks. ORice Railig, Stable Fixture., Hitching Poets, Carriage Stepe, Malleable and Gray Inre Castings, Water Treaghe, Fence Material, Hygienic Drinking Feuntaine. 4 Cemetery Fences and Memorial Crosses FOR YOUR--- - Comfort and Convenience OUR ELEGANT AND COMPLETE LINE OF CABINET, ELEVATED OVEN AND STANDARD RANGES NOW ON DISPLAY AT OUR SALESROOM. INQUIRE ABOUT OUR NEW CIRCULATIdG WATER. HEATERS. N.O.Gas Light Company . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . -- ----z z -z ----- ,------z- _ rd Plumbing and S.C. Oswal Sewerin Work OUR SPECIALTY PROMPT ESTIMATES. 401 OPELOUSA8 AVE.PHONE ALGIERS 21I . . ... .. er enterprise, an5d to establllsh such agencies as it may choose for the conduct of its baslne<s here or else.where. It shall also have the right to act as the agent or prr-)y for any individuals or (corporations. ARTI('I,E 1I. All citation and other legal process shall be served on the president of this corpora lion and In the event of his absence or nabilllity to act, then upon the vice-presi dent, at the domicile of this corporation. AltTI' 'IE Ill. The pDrpose for which this corporation Is organized and the purposes of the bus! ness to be carried on by it are hereby de clared to be: To do a general business in rice, and all of its by-products: to buy and sell at whole sale or retail, on commission or otherwisel to do a general commercial business in any product of any kind: to operate factories. plants or other mills of any kind in con nection with its said business, both here and elsewhere. and generally to do what. ever may be Ipeldental to a general mer caatle or commission business. ARTICIE IV. The capital stock of this corporation Is hereby declared to he: One Hundred Thou sand Dollars ($100.000.00), divided into one thousand shares (100G0 of one huadred dollars ($140.00) each. which said sto shall be paid for in cash or its equivalenat whether paid directly or lndirectly, in such amounts and on such terms and conditions and in such manner as the Board of Direc torn may determine, or it may be assued full paid or non-assessable for property actually purchased. or labor actually per formed or reandered to this corporation. This corporation shall be authorized to commence business as soon as twenty-fivn thousand dollars ($25,000.00) of its stoc" shall be subscribed for. ARTICIE V. All the corporate powers of this corpor ation shall be vested in and exercised by a Board of Directors of not less than three (3) and not more than seven 47) directors who must he stockholders and who shall be elected annually on the second Monday In April of each year. by the stockholders commencing on the second Monday in April 1912. at which time the oecers of this cor poration shall also be elected by the boari from among their number or as sona there after as possible and the directors and on cers shall hold their respectite oales anti their successors are duly elected and qual Imed. The said oicers are declared to be a prelsdent, a vice-president and a treasurer They shall also elect a secretary. wth may or may not be a member of the bosar or a stockholder, at the discretion of tht board, and the oaees of secretary and treasurer may he filled by one and th same person an the board may determine The first Board of Directors Ins bereh declared to be: Mr. Gordon 8. Orme. Mr Julius R. Ross and Mr. James I Pitot with the said Gordon F. Orme as presl dent. the said James L. itot as vice-pres Ident and the said Julius R. Ross as see retary-treasurer. ,Which said Board of Directors and ot ears shall retain their respective ofeen an tll the second Monday in ApriLL 1912, o until their successors are duly elected ane qualiied. Amy vacaneles oeeurring la the Board of Directors before the expiration o their term shall he filled by the stoekbold era, after ten (10) full days' notice ehal have ben sent to each stockholder by m to bhis last known address. Two (2) me hers of said board shall constitute a quo ram for the transaction of all business. Said Board of Directors shall have tie power to make such by-laws, vales am regulations as It deems proper, sad ti alter, amend, break and revoke same a pleasure. No director shall be allowed to sell hi stock without irst ofRerit the same t the Board of Directors of this corporation at its then book-value, and the said oe must be made to the board In writing a if same is not taken advantage of withi thirty days, the smid stoeekholders sba have the right to sell his stock to whoa they please. Any dlrector shball have the right to b represented by writtea proy givena to an: stockaebolder to peat him at any dire tore meeting, and any director may wae any or all aotices of meetings by writ oticee to the seeetary and each meamb of the beard, as also the stockholders heal leave their last address with the seereta of this corporation and their failing to d so shall he construed as a waiver of a notices. All notices of stockholders meetings a less beret otherwise provided for shall b by tea (10) days written notice nt th manner heretin rovided. This eorporaton shall retain first lie on say stock of any stockholder for an; iadebtedaes due tlis corporation by bi -ad all transfers of stock shall be mad selbtet to this clause. AU emss e. W this W ctIon steal _e ar.tier as mplrJ yM mantball _ateorw sadda witL to wuq_ `- -` ý:.gLif'SaLýý .l.i > ARTICL.E VI. The failure tj hIhl an electlon, ti elect ltcer dr ,ir.t or. ,thoe,.rs of this proration on the day fied, shalill not f this charter or affect this corporation any way. but the then existing Boalrd ofcers. or both, shall retain their I ire offics until a mee.ting can be held until such board or officers are electe: ARTI('I,E VII. This charter may he amended, altared modiflned, or the capital stock iocreased dimlnished, or the corporation d by a vote of three fourths of the issued at anv meeting called for that pose, after forty (4)11 days writtea I thereof shall have been sent by the tar to each stockholder at his ltag :addre~as. At the dlssolution of this co either by limitation or otherwise. ita fairs shall be liquidated by the then e of Directors or such of them as m mal in to offce, who shall be rested full power to liquidate and wind I) No stockholder shall ever he held for the contracts or faults of this ation, nor shall any mere inforaafo the organimation hereof have the ei . rendering this charter null or of n any stockholder to any liability t Thlus done and passed in my o$ee at Cit of New Orleans, on the day and year herein first above writtM, h h presence of Pierre A. Lelong, Jr., and a rence M. Janin. competent wita.sss hereunto sign their names with the d appearers and me, notary, after dw Snlag of the whole. (Original signed) : GORDON 8. OR>I, a JULIUI R. ROSA e JAME8 L. PITOT. k Witnesses : P. A. LETIONG. JR. F LAWRENC'E M. JANIN. W. MORGAN (;I'RLEY, Not. th I. the undersigned Recorder of Sn and for the P'arish of Orleans, Wl-t e Loulstana, do hereby certify that the *, and foregoing act of Incorporatlt I "Southern Rice Sales Company" Ira y da. duly recorded in my odce. in hlbe , folal 65,3. New Orleans, La.. April i, (Signed) EMII,E LEONARD, .i d I certify the above and foregtol a true and correct copy of the are 1. corporation of the "nouthera aIes II ('ompany," together with the certtidb 1- the Recorder of Mortgages theretl ed. on file and of record in my a oce in the City of New Orleans. W. R. MOREGAN ;I'RILEY, Not. o Apr 27 may 4 11 18 25 June 1 d La Fontana S 11 rml h Strlt P·Ii Ice Cream Cakes delivered to place in tows at the time wanted. Buffet Lunche"l S 11:30a. am. to 300 p. SOLE AGENTS FOR Park & Tilff Candies.