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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 places 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
guilty of doing or allowing same to be done with a
view of defrauding the company will be vigorously
No one has any right to tamper with your wires or
meter installed in your premises anless 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 ($25.00) for evidence leading
to the conviction of the guilty party or parties.
Algiers Railway & Lighting Co.,
222 Elmira Avenue.
OPP. ST. JIN'S MARKET SA LOO N JACl SCHERER, Pop.
Oyster Leaves and Sandwiches
Sandwiches of All Kinds Day and Night
,,~ ---- --- =-=-=Y
E. J. MOTHE
UNDERTAKER AND EMBALMER
Phone, Alglers 29. No. 222 Morgan Street
John C. Meyer & Son.
f WATCHES, DIAMONDS, JEWELRY, SILVER AND
1183 Seesstr Lt., IF Near U. S. Mint, 5 New rleans, Liisimns.
1383SeeturSt. PLTEDWARE ~ . I
M. Abacal & Bro.,, Ltd.
Md W tim Prnder',
PELICAN AVE., Cor. V ret St.
IMIPORTED WINES, LIQUORS,
CIOGARS TOBACCO, ETC.
" eiSqIlle St. O Opeleesas Ave.
MARTIN S. MAIONEY,
Gwes.: 121 Carondelet Street.
i3i Peliran Ave
THE CbARTIe oF THR PI4NTERS'
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. STATE
OF LOUISIANA. PARISHR O OLEAN,
CITY OF NEW ORLEANS.
Be it knewn, that em this the 5th day of
the eath oef May, Ia the year of oaur Lord,
one thusand alse hundre and eoleve, and
at te lepeece of the United States of
Asorlea, the o bhundred and thirt-fitth.
Meren me, Aledis Brian. a Notary Publie,
uly emmalesod and qualldod wIthia and
for the Partih o Orleans, 8tate of bIobl
ean, and to the preseece of the witneses
hereinaftter named and undersed, persan
ally easme and appeared, Mr. W. 8. Pe.-,
Jr., and Mr. C.. a Beard, both residents of
the City of New Orleans, heretsin appearing
and seting in their capacitkles u presidest
and secretary espectvely of the Planters'
Cr aayeo s . uit t na corpration organ
Lb und the lawn of t$State of Louli
soa, heretfeore doemeil In the city of
Sherpt. La. ineerpeeted b act a--"
befr Alien Renl, Notary Publie o the
of Caddo, em the nineteenth day of
userd., s seu in the Metger
06e* at the l w Cads,
Who dselaer that at a geral meting
o te stoehh eld said eoporatlom held
to the City of Shreveport, Losana, on
la hadin heem eslsd fo the spec lc pur.
o p hereinafter et forth, the following
amessdmat of the charter of said corpor
atlen were adopted by unamoues vote of
the ewers of the oatstanding steck of said
esam'y, to-wit :
rl Ii of the charter of said corpor
attea was amesded so as to read as follows:
The domctle of this corporation shall be
to the City of New Orleans, La, and all el
taten and other legal process shall be
srved a the prelidet, or in his absence,
t same shall e served on the Vice-Pr
Astile IV of the charter of said cooer
atia was umnded ms as to read as follows:
"The capital stek of this corporation shall
he hundroed tbhosand ($500.0.00) dm1.
loe, divided Into and represeuted by Ive
theesnd( 00) share of the par value
tofee hunderd ($100) doelars each. All
oekc Is to M for at the time of sub
Smay begin operat
reen u ev teusnd two hundred ad
twenty (1.220) shares are mbecrlbbed for.
Sti hundred and ten (010) of maid shares
shall be elased as Series A and six hun.
ded snd ten (010) of said shares shall h
lasslled s Series B, all of whieh will be
rep ntod b ha or prqrt, .rights and
erudt et a reeived by mitd orpsetaion
ad ome stock shall be Issued unti the con.
slderation therefor has been received by
'By a twe-thlrd (2.3) vote of the stock
holders o thin erporats the books may
e epeed for the ebarlptlba and taus of
the remalalag three thousand seven hua
dred and eighty (,700) shares of steck or
por therie , but when as subseribed
and ss bhalf of the stoct suasernose e
bosed shall be eluslted as Series A and
the ther half as Series S. When the books
Sare ed for the e beripties o the r.
th ser t heeand t esru hedel nd
-~~s~~'u+~r L, Al
Series B as shown by the books of the con
pany. shall have the first privilege of sub.
scribing for same In proportion to their re- a
spective holdings and In their respective
"No transfer of stock shall atect this
corporation unless the said transfer shall
be made In the books of the said company at
Its office is the City of New Orleans. where
said corporation shall be domiciled, and only o
on surrender of the certificate therefor."
Article V of the Charter of mid corpor- a
atlon was amended so as to read as fol
"The .corporate powers of this corpora
tion shall be vested In and represented by 9
a Board of Directors composed of six stock- t
holders. The following persons shall con. c
stitute the first Board of Directors: Messrs. t
W. S. Penick, Jr., Jas. 1'. P. Pord, N. T. Pe- I
lick, C. 8. Beard. M. S. 8tandifer, August s
Soalat, with W. 6. Penick, Jr., as preldent. t
Jas. P. Ford as vice-president, and C. 8. 11
Beard secretary. The officers and directors e
shall bold their said offices ntil the first d
Tuesday in January, 1912, and until their D
successors shall have been duly elected and t
qullled. On the said first Tuesday in
auary, 1912, and every five years there- I
after, a Boar. of Directors shall be elected .
unless said date shall be a legal holiday, s
and in that case the said election shall be
held the day following said holiday, and
notice of said election shall be given by
ten days notice published in one of the
newspapers published in the Parish of Or.
leans. The Board of Directors shall ap.
point one or more stockholders to presidet
at such election. Any failure from any
cause to hold said meetine or to elect said
boatd on the day named for that purpose
shall not dissolve the corporation but the
directors then in ofce shall bond over until
their successors are chosen and qualified.
After such election the Board of Directors
shall elect from their number the oicers,
but the above named officers as resident
vepresident" and secretary shall remain
s ofee as above stated until the first elec.
ton fixed hereints o the first Tuesday In
January, 1912; and until their successors
are elected and qualified. Any vacancies oc
curring among the officers of president, vice
presldent or secretary sall be filled by the
Board of Dlrectors; but any varcancy in the
board shall first e filled before any va
cancy among said officers shall be filled. 1
'In case any vacancy prior to the explra- I
tion of their term shall exist or occur among
the first three directors named It shall be
1iUd by a selectlon made by the owners olf
stock of Seriesl A and In case of any va
c nney among the last three directors named
It shall be filled b a selection made by the,
owners of Series B.
"At every election and stockholders' meet
ing each stockholder shall be entitled to
one vote for each share of stock represented
on the books of the company In bis name:
votes mal be cast in person or by proxy
athorined in writing, but at ach vleotion
of directors (by the stockholders), the next
occurring the first Tuesday In January, 1912.
tand every fifth year thereafter as above
provided, the holders of atock of Srle A
shall elect and designate three directors
and the holders of stock of 8erles B shall
elect and designate three directors. After
1leah election of directors as above pro
vided, the next belng the irst Tuesday In
January, 1912, and quinteulally thereafter,
Sthe bard shall elect from their number the
officers to-wit : Presidet, vice-resldent and
secretary. The presldent, in addition to
s ther dies, shll be general maner,
and in his absence the vice-president, in ad
adtlon to his other duties, shall be general
manager. No by-laws of this corporation 4
shall be amended or repealed except by a I
vote of the stockholders owning three-fourths
f (3-4) of the capital stock."
gThe foregoing amendments, and the an
thority of the appearers herein will more 1
fully appear by reference to a duly certl
fied copy of the minutes of said stockhold- 4
ers' meetin, which Is hereto attached and
made part hereof
Said Penlek and Bard i their respective
apacities further declared, that they now,
pursuant to the direction of said stoekhold
s ers' meeting, request me, Notary, to receive
said amendments to the form of this publec
act, In order that the ame may be promul.
gated, published and recorded and thus be
come part of the original charter, with
whieh request I, Notary, de hereby eomply.
This done and ased, in my oies, at th
City ot New Orlean. on the day and date
hereio first above written, In the presence of
I G. W. Scbweltser and B. L S8uabary, com
potent witnesses, who hereunto sig their
s names with I.d apeare and me. Notary,
after due readIr1 of the whole
W. PNIC, JR., President.
C. S. BeaD, Sec etary.
(l3O. W. SCIWEITsZER,
. L. BEABARY.
AIEXIS BRIAN, Notary Public.
I. the undersigned Deputy ecorder of
Mortgages, hnereby certify that the fore.
i oln act of amendment of the ebarter of
the Planter' Cowmpany was this day duly
recorded in my office in book 1016 folio -
New Orlueans, May , 1311.
(Signed) EMIu LEOARD,.
Deputy Recorder at Mortgages,
I hereby certify the foregoing to be a I
trneeCpyof the orlst l act of amendment
of the charter the Planters' Cpany,
as of the certlsehe of tue Dewut Re-q
t- 11 1i t oats teb whi c
Ma1 o All Iay1 w Ib b P
UNITE t) STATES OF AMERICA, STATE
OF LOUISIAN, PARISHI OF OR
LEANS, CITY OF NEW ORLEANS.
Ite It Known. That on this sixth day of
the month of June. in the year of our Lord
one thousand nine hundred and eleven, and
of the Independence of the United States of
America, the one hundred and thirty-fifth.
before me. Frederic Charles .Marx, a notary
pullic, dilly commissioned and qualitlcd, in
and for this city and the Parish of Orleans.
thferein residing, and in the presence of
the witnesses hereinafter named and un
dersigned. personally came and apleared
Eg:llne II. Sllllundrs and l'eter A. Italnter.
of lth full aIe If mIajority. both residents
of the city of New Orleans. h-rei-n aplpe-ar
ing and a 'ting in their capacities a- chair
Iltn and secireta;ry, respectively, of the meet
In, of sltokholdlrs o,-f Swift & ttomnlpany.
Litlllt , l. : c(,rlporati, o r.ailizei l undei r the
oin if the State of Louisian:. andl dotli
ildt in this it. incorporatleI byi an ac-t
;i..a-.ed before Frederi- Charl- 1:arx. Not
Iar Pub'llli for the Pa'rish of Oirleans, State
If L"uisi.lna. on .iJuly 1. 19o. and duily
re.i- ordled in Mortgage IOffice. Parish of Or
! mat1. in litorlt Iage I-- iu k t7i;. l',lo
;: who detlarell tisat at a generatl mieelt
in ofi the' stlot.kllhers of said corlporlation.
h hl in the cit.y ,f New (Orletn- on the third
day of .Imn11. 1911, saiut mein'g hlaving
ibeen called fir the spen ill' putrlps-, hterein
after set forth,. the foilowittg a;IImendmenll ts
to the chiarter of sialt coirporation were
adopted v un tanimousi vote of teile oiwners of
ill lthe stock of s ,iti coirlporation, to wit:
.rticle l t if the ci harter of saild corpora
tion \i- s , amell.nled as to read as fol
ilSw<. to-in it :
The ult.i-tei and purposes for whlich this
.,corporallon is esta;llisihed. anllll thei nature
o, f the busineti to bi. - carried on by it, are
., t ::.reid and speci lied to t'i -
I i t To buy,. siell. transport, listfrlhute
sinds otherwise dispose of and de-o" In and
i\\lithi It .ity atn all cattle,. sheep. hecos.
plutry. dairy products. fish and game.
I Ti.o ilianfalctllre. producei and other
wise pre.-are. and to hy and oitherwise ac
quirel,. sell, t e.tre transport. iisl rtibute, dis
,ose of anti dul. in and wIith i1) any andi
all animal. minertal and veetlable products
and commnlodities of wIhaitsoever nature and
character I including meats and provisions) :
ti_ lieather. lumber. tieltinL and any and
all mer-htandice and commoditles of what
souelver natulre and character: and (3) any
andi all materials. machinery. appliances,
produets and supplies prope)r or adapted to
Ie Iiused in or in connection with or inciden
tal to the manufacture, production or prep
aration of any of tile artlcles. merchandise
and commodities afresaid. and also (41
any and all articles and things in which.
or in the production or preparation of
which. any animal, mineral or vetgetable
product or commodity ia an ingredient or
factor, or of which the same may be a com
Ic) To engage in any other manufactur
ing, mining, warelousling. trading or sell
ing business of any kind or charicter
(d) To acquire, dispose of, lease and util
Ise, in the manner and to the extent per
mitted by law, slaughtering or packing
houses, lands, mills, warehouses, plants and
other buildings and structures, machinery,
supplies and any and all articles and prop
ertyincluding good will, which the corpor
ation may deem to be necessary or convenl
ent to the attainment or furtherance of any
of its objects.
te To hold, purchase or otherwise ac
quire, or be interested in, and to sell, as
sign, pledge or otherwise dispose of, shares
of the capital stock, bonds or other evid
ences of debt, issued or created by any other
corporation, whether foreign or domestic,
and whether now or hereafter organized;
and while the holder of any such shares of
stock, to exercise all the rights and privil
eges of ownership, including the right to
vote thereon, to the same extent as an nat
ural person might or could do.
tf) To apply for, obtain, register, lease
or otherwise acquire, and to hold, use, oper
ate, sell, assign, or otherwise dispose of,
any trademarks, trade-names, patents, in
ventions, improvements or processes used
in connection with or secured under let
ters patent of the United States or of any
other country, or otherwise.
(g) To build, buy lease or otherwise ac
quire and to maintain and operate, without
the State of Louisiana., railroads, tramways,
canals and t,.rminals and all appurtenances,
together with any such transportation facil
ities as the corporation may deem neces
sary for its business operations; and, to
the extent permitted by law, to develop,
improve and aid any properties, water pow
ers, Industries, manufacturing or merchan
dising enterprises or companies for trans
portation by land or water, in any of which
this corporation may be interested; and,
(h) To carry on any other lawful bustl
ness whatsoever which the corporation may
I deem proper or convenient to be carried
on in connection with or incidental to any
of the foregoing purposes or calculated di
I rectly or indirectly to promote the Inter
eats of the corporation or to enhance the
value of its property ; and to have, enjoy
and exercise all the rights, powers and priv
ileges which are now or which may bereaf
Ster be conferred upon corporations organis
ad under the act herein mentioned; provided
Salways that the corporation shall not con
struct, maintain or operate any railroad or
Stelegraph or telephone lines in the State of
SoLuisinla, or engage in any business here
L under which shall require the exercise of
the right of eminent domain within said
States, unless power in either or any of
said respects shall hereafter be conferred
a pon it by law; nor shall anything herein
set forth be construed to autborise or evi
dence the formation hereby of an Insurance,
safe deposit or trust company, banking cor
Sporation, savings bank or other corporation
deemed to possess any of the powers, pro
Shiblted to corporations formed under the
statutory provisalonus aforesaid.
The purpose of the corporation Is from
time to time to do any one or more of the
. acts herein set forth as wilthin its author
SThe corporation may, from time to time,
f conduct its business In other States, and in
*the territories and dependencies of the Unl
i ted States, in the District of Columbia,
C and in foreign countries; It may have an
oace or ofces, and except as otherwise re
-quired by law, keep its books, in whole or
olIn part, at a point or points outside of the
SState of Louisiana; and it may hold, pur
:chase, mortpgage and convey real and per
F sonal property in any such State, territory,
Sdependency, District of Colnmbia, or foreign
Without in any partleular limiting or re
stricting any of the other objects and pow.
L ersof the corporation, it Is hereby expressly
declared and provbded that the corporation
II shall tiso have the power to issue bonds
r and other obligations in payment for prop
erty, laeluding shares or stock and other
n securities, which may be purchased or ac
r quired by it, or for money borrowed, or for
Sany other lawful object in and about its
Sbhsaineas; to moretgage or pledge any prop.
Serty which may be owned or acquired by It,
, or in which It may be interested, to secure
I- any bonds, guarantees or other obligations
I by It issued or Incurred; to guarantee any
a dvidends, bonds, contracts or other oblglpa
a tions; to make and perform contracts of
a every kind and description: to declare dir
Mdends payable in casub or otherwise uas may
- be permitted by law; and in carrying on its
e buslnes or for the purpoee of attaining or
I. furtherinlg any of its objects or purposes, to
I- do any and all other thinls and exercise
d any and all other powers which now or
hereafter may be permitted by law.
* And Article IV of the charter of said
I corporation wuas amended so as to read as
SThe capital stock of this corporation shall
Sbe one hundred tbousand dollars, to be rep-a
C resented by one thousand shares of the par
Svamlue of one hundred dollars ($100) each,
which shall be fully paid for before the
'certflcates therefor shall be issued. All
r trausers of stock shall be made upon the
* hooks of the company.
The foreoling amendments and the auth
ority of the appearers herein will more ful
ly appear by refereee to a duly certled
copy of the minutes of stid stockbolders'
meeting which Is hereto attached and made
trt hereof, and the said Bugene D. Bun
er and P. a. BIlmer, In their respectlive
capaelties, farther declared, that they
Snow, prsnant to the direction of sold
stockholders' .mietIng, reqleMt me, notary
to receIve maid amendments in the form oi
this publie act, In order that the same may
r be promlgated, gublished and recorded, and
thus become part of the original charter,
with which request I, notary, do hereby
Thus done nd passed at my oue In the
city of New Orlesas, on the day month and
year herein above frst wrtten, in the
Spresence of I. Jhnas and J. W. Murphy,
Scompetent witeses, wno heremnto sg
their names with the said appearers and
sme, notary, after readingl of thea whale.
I (Siped) . D. B~IAUNDERL
P. A. BALMEL
J. W. MUWT .
FRED C. MARX.
State of Louisiana,
Parish of Orleans.
I, the undersigned Recorder of Mort
gages. in and for the Parish and State
aforesaid, do hereby certify that the above
and foregoing act amending the act of in
corporation of Swift & 4'ompany. Limited.
was this day duly recorded in my office in
Book lol0. Folio --.
New Orleans, June 6th. 1911.
(Signed) EMII.E L.E(oNAIII.
Ily. Itecorder of Mortgazes.
A true copy:
(Signed) FRED C. MARX,
Ju- 1: 22 29Jul4 13 1911
('(\SI"MI.:Ri S ([ "PFI:PE- ('Ill'ANY (iF
\E\\W O(tll.iNS. , TIMI'I'I.:i.
A SI'PEIATL MEIETIN; of the stol-khold
or1 (of theo (onulllllnmers Coffer iltmpanny of
New Irleanls. imitnlled, will !e hold at the,
domi, !l of the I'lpany. No. 1'2 Ma:i
zine SrtreeIt, on Frilay. the :1tth day of
.tuIUne. A. Ir.. !911, at 12 o'clock. Noon, for
the purpose of adopting or r.je-ting tihe
folliowving prlopsetd nlamtenldments to the t'har
tllr of the covrporation
1. Artltle 4 of the Charter to )e amend
ed to read as followo<: "Tihe capltal stock
of thtis crpora:tion is fixed at fifty thousandl
(al!nrs 4 $5(o.0t400,). repreosnted 1by 2,00.)o
shali:res of twentytive dollars ($25.60) each.
whiti calital stock ittay hie Increased or
dtiinlsheld in compliance with the Iaws of
the State of triulsiina in such clasesl manld.
and pro videdl1. of which twenty-five thoiu
s-ind dollars (L"2.100i"l. represented by 1.000)l
shares of twentyive dollars ( $3.204 e-achi.
shaltl hIe preferredl stock, the hollers of
which shall et entitled to an annual dlvi
dlnd oft two dollars 1%2.00) per sharle. oit
of tie stirplis earnlng- of the comparny for
eac'h clrrent year in plreference to any dlr
lilnd t Il. n the common stock. w'l-hIt dlvi
dlend of two dollars f2.0 per year. per
sh:aIre. shall hte cumtulative blllt nun-interest
lhearing. The hlolders of the said pref.-rredi
sto,k shall not 1Hw entitled to vote at any
stokholtler-.' meeting for any plrpose ex
ceTpt in niatters cotrerning the liquidation
of the corporation. Payment for stock shall
he made In cash at such times and in such
amoulnts and at such notice as may tw pre
scrihed by the Board of Directors. provided.
however, that said twtard shall have the
power to ltame stock in paymennt for prop
erty acttlally transferred and delivered to
the corporation or for labor done or ser
vices actually rendered. The corporation
shall become organzred and proceed to bus
iness when ten thousand dollars ($10.001
of its capital stock shall have been sub
2. The * llowing naragraph from Artl
ele 5 of the Charter of this corporation shall
be cancelled, erased and stricken out from
the Charter: "Before any stock can he
transferred it must be first offered to the
directors ot the corporation who shall have
the option of purchasing the same at the
hook value of stock at the time said stock
is offered, and. should the directors fall to
purchase the said stock wthin ten days of
the offer, then, the holder of the stock may
dispose of it in the open market."
L. P. BEAI'VAIS, l'resldent.
E. R. BEAI'VAITS. Secretary.
May 25 June 1 8 15 22 29 1911
OF TIlE I'FEIFER-BLACIE COMPANY.
UNITE DSTATES OF AMERICA, STATE
OF LOUISIANA. PARISII OF ORLEANS,
CITY OF NEW ORLEANS.
Be it known, that on this, the sixteenth
day of the month of May, in the year of
our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and
eleven, and of the independelce of the Unit
ed States of America, the one hundred and
thirty-fifth, before me, Alexis Brian, a No
tary Public, duly commissioned and qualified
in and for the city, parish and state afore
said, and In the presence ob the witnesses
hereinafter named and undersigned, per
sonally came and appeared the several par
ties whose names are hereunto subscribed,
who severally declared that, availing them
selves of the provisions of the laws of this
state relative to the organlsation of corpor
ations, they have covenanted and agreed,
and do, by these presents, covenant, agree
and bind themselves, and those who may be
come hereafter associated with them, to
form themselves Into a corporation for the
objects and purposes with the name and
under the stipulations following, to-wit:
The name and style of this corporation
shall be "The l'felfer-1Bache Company, In
corporated," and by said corporate name it
shall have and enjoy succession for a period
of ninety-nine years, unless sooner dissolved,
and shall have all the rights, privileges and
immunities granted by law to corporatlons,
and under said corporate name it shall have
power and authority to contract, sue and be
sued, to make and use a corporate seal, to
hold, receive, purchase, convey, hypothecate,
lease, mortgage or pledge property, either
real or personal, rights, credits, stocks and
bonds; to issue bonds, notes and other evi
dences of debt, to endorse notes, to have and
employ such managers, directors, oflcers,
agents and other employes as the nlaterest
and convenience of the corpqration may re
quire, and to make rules and regulations tor
its corporate management and control.
The domicile' of this corporation shall be
in the City of New Orleans, Parish of Or
leans, State of Louisiana, and all citations
and other legal pr6cess shall be served upon
the president and treasurer, or in case of
his abeence or Inability to act, upon the
vice-president and secretary.
The objects and purposes for which th:is
corporation Is organised are hereby declared
to be: To act uas agent, broker, representa
tive or factor for corporations, firms and
lndividuals and to do a general busilness as
commission merchant and selling agent to
the same extent as a natural person could
do. To manutacture, purchase, distill, ree
tify, producne, import, export, bottle acquire
and ahold deal In and In any manner dls
pose of or sell at wholesale or retlll on
commission or otherwise, spirits, alcohol,
wines, liquotrs, gins, whaiskeys, champagnes,
cordials, carbonated or natural mineral
spring water and liquids of all kinds and
sorts, malt and its by-products, cigars, clga
rettes and tobacco in any form, food and
food products of every class or desclrlptlon,
tresh, canned, preserved or otherwfse, and
all other goods, wares, merchandise and
commodities of any kinad, class or nature
whatsoever. To purchase, acquire, lease,
hold and dispose of real estate and personal
property generally, and land, buildingls,
warehouses, stores, factorles and equipment
necessary and proper for carrying on and
conducting the aforesaid buslnes or any
other businessm incldent to the purposes of
this corporatioan, and generally to enygage In
any businaess, whether manufacturang or
otherwise, which may seem advantageous or
useful in connection therewith, and to man
ufacture, market or prepare for market, any
article or thing which the company uses In
connectlon with Its bustnms whieh shall in
clude any articles or products of tin, weod or
glassware, or a artilel, receptaele, pack
age or thing whieh may be sentl in con
nection with the manufacture or marketinlg,
vendnlag or sbipplng et the merchandlie pro
duced, handled, bought or sold by this com
The capital stock of this corporation is
hereby declared to he the inm of ave thoo
sand ($5,000.00) dollars. divided into two
hundred (200) shares of the per value of
twlenty-ve ($25.00) dollars eaeb. lald
stock shall be Issed only for eush, or in
payment for land or other property actually
purchased and eeoaveyed to said eorporation,
or for labor done or servIlces rendered. No
traasfeur of the capital stock shall be biad
lna upon the eorporation unless recorded on
the hooks thereo and made in accordance
with its charter and by-laws. laid capltal
stock shall be full paid at the time of its
isuanee and noasMessable, and the cap
ital stock may he dereased or lncreased,
In the manner provided by the lawn of this
state. This corporation asall commence -
la bMlses when threim thousand ($3,000)
deltare a the steik *al have been -n_
cried sad onae thosand ($100000) dol
lass theieo ha been p is .
All the corporate powers of this corpora
tion shall be vested in and oe exercised by
a board of three directors, two ot wouns
shall constitute a quorum for the transac
tslol ut any and all Lusiness.
ThLe tirst Board of lltrectors of this cu;
poratlOU snail Lb complused of Nathan Itlet
ter, as president ant treisurer, J.. lenury
ltiachtl, as Vice-president and secretal'ry, lal
Leon lItelfer. tald olicelra and Olrectour
suall hold olhe uulntil the third Monday in
May, 191", or untlI tleir successors are du,y
erlt..Led and installed. On tle toard .Munda,
In May, 1111, and annually aa'rctatcta, a
meeting of toe stuckhuldes snall be ble.
for the Ipulpose ot eecting directors 1ir thi
ensuing year. Sailt election shall be fly
hallot, at the domiciLe of the colporatlutll
and the stockhoilders receiving a najorlli i0
tlte Sutl as castail ibe deciated elected. I.a--u
suare of stock shall be entitled to one sole.
T11he diet'cltors, when so elected, shall elect
lruoI their nunalier a president and tr-asu rlr
alnd a a ac'-presiadent and secret rary. luey
snall have power to applilunt asuh other olh
els, agenlts and etlptoi)es as unay we LacU
ess.ary and proper for tile proper tonduct of
the business of tile corporation. In case ot
Vaclancy on talr Board 1 lit irectols or iltuilng
tile otilcers, from death, resignllatollll, rllt v.
or any otller caluse, the adatallcy shall t,
fIlled at a special ineetinl g of sl.)tkluLiirls'
called for that purpose. ThI lea.ltd ot Dlt
rectors shlall have power to enact saUc by'
laws, raln and regIlatolns as may be blw:
essary and proplec.
A t '1"1l "I1, VI.
Notice of all meetings of stoklhoalers for
election of directors ur or for any othllr pur
pose s.all be gtlan ill n riting byV toe vice.
plresident and secretary tu be deposited to
tile n.ali., alt least tlel dJays bufore such lleet
ing is heid, and dllre tled to each st Kiihulder.
to hlis .lllae anud alddllres, asil tile 1illal s..a1 .
appea~tr upon the books of tile corporatlion,
whichl siaid notice may be waaied in writ
ing; by any or all of the stockliulders a;u
p'aring as such upon the. books. At al.
such meetings, ev.-ry stockhold.er, WUaetihrl
lresentl in persont or by proxy, saall be ell
titled to one vote for each sllare of s-,k
standing iu his uniac oil tile books of tii
coUltmanay, and a majorilty of the votes su
cast shall lb sulttiticnl to elect or decide ai.
lquestionl \Soled upon.
No stockliolder shall ever be held liable
or responuslle for t11 contracts or faults if
tills corporation in any further sum tilan
the unpaid balance duie to the corlporation
on the shares of01 stok owned by IlimU, nor
shall any mere Inforlmalily in organization
have the effect of rendering this charter null
or of exposing a stockholder to any liability
beyond the unpaid balance due upon his
No stockholder may sell, assign or trans
fer his stock in this corporation witilhout
giving to the company through its vice
president and secretary thirty (:30) days
prior notice in writing of such intention,
and the other stockholders shall have tile
first privilege of purchasing the said stock
at the book value thereof for a period of
thirty days from said notice, after which
thirty days notice the said stock may be
sold In the open market.
This act of incorporation may be altered.
amended or moditied, or tile corporation dis
solved by a vote of three-fourths in amount
of the capital stock, represented at a gena
eral meeting of the stockholders called for
that purpose, after giving notice thereof as
provided in Article VI of this act, and. In
case of dissolution, at least a majority of
the entire stock must be present or repre
sented at such meeting, and the stockhold
ers at such meeting shall elect two liqui
dating commissioners who shall have en
tire charge of such liquidation, with au
thority to sell and dispose of the assets of
the corporation, and to 1ill any vacancy oc
curring in their number.
There shall be reserved each month and
deposited in some banking institution situ
ated in the City of New Orleans not less
than ten per cent (10%) of the gross com
missions earned by this company during
said month. Said reserve to be disbursed
only with the (cncurrence of all the direc
tors and then only for the furtherance of
the objects and purposes for which this cor
poration is formed, or by way of dividends
which shall not be declared oftener than
The subscribers hereto have respectively
written opposite their names the amount of
stock in this corporation subscribed by each
of them, so that this act of incorporation
may also serve as the original subscription
list of said corporation.
Thus done and passed, in my oece, at the
City of New Orleans, on the day, in the
month and year, first hereinabove wrltten,
in the presence of Messrs. I. K. Saal and
G. W. Schweltzer. competent witnesses who
hereunto sign their names with said ap
pearers and me, notary, after a due read
ing of the whole.
Original stigned: Nathan Pfelfer, 56
shares; J. Henry Blache, 56 shares; Leon
Pfeifer, 10 shares.
,Witnesses: Ig. R. Sail, Geo. W. Schwelt
ALEXIS BRIAN, Notary Public.
I, the undersigned Recorder of Mortgages,
in and for the Pariash of Orleans, State of
Louisiana, hereby certify that the above
and foregoing act of incorporation of "The
Pfelfer-Blache Company, Incorporated." was
this day duly recorded In my oMee, in book
1018, folio -.
New Orleans, La., May 16, 1911.
(Signed) EMILE LEONARD, D. &.
I hereby certlf ythe foregoling to he a true
copy of the original charter of the Pfeifer
Blache Company, Incorporated, and of the
Deputy Recorder's Certifilcate annexed there
to.. New Orleans, May 16, 1911.
ALEXIS BRIAN, Notary Publle.
May 25 June 1 8 15 22 29 1911
OF THE GULF STATIS BANKER PUB
LISHBING COMI'ANY, LIMI1TED.
May 3rd, 1911.
UNITED LSTATEI OF AEMRICA, BTATE
OF LOUISIANA, PARISH OF ORLEANS,
CITY OF N3W ORLVANI.
Be it known, that on this 3rd day of the
month of May, in the year of our Lord,
one thousand nine hundred and eleven, and
of the independence of the tullted States of
America, the one hundred and thirty-fith.
before me, Frank Soule. k Notary Publle,
duly commissioned and qualified for the
Parish of Orleans, 8tate of Louisitna, and
in the presnce of the wltaWes heareinatter
named and undersitee, personally came
and appeared: Frank Dameron, William
Pfaf and David McGlulre, all residents
of the city of New Orleans, of legal age, who
deciared that, avalllng themselves of the
provisions of the laws of this state, rela
tire to the organlsation of corporations,
they have coveanated and agreed, and do,
by these presents, covenant, agree, bind and
obligate themselves, as well as such other
persons as may hereafter Join or become
assoclated with them, Into a corporation and
body politite in law, for the objects and pur
poses, and under the agtreaements and stlip
ulations following, to-wit:
The name and style of this cor oratios
shall be, "The Gulf States Banker Sbblsh
lag Company, Lblted," and under Ita cor
porate name, It shall have and enjoy se
cessiorn for a perlod of ninety-nine years
from and after this date. It shall enjoy
all the rights and privilegea of corpora
tions: shall have power to contrect, sue
and he seed in ita corporate name; to make
and use a corporate seal and the eame to
break or alter at pleasmre; to purchase,.
hold, own, aeqatre, lease, reele, sell, mort
gage or pleidgse property, real and permonal;
to imsue notes and other obUigations; to
make and establish see bhy-laws, rules and
regulations for the corporate maasagment
and control as may be deemed necessary ;
and to appoint such managers, agests and
employees as may be relqured to properly
conduct its bustsess.
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in his absence on the vice-president. by
ARTICLE III. of
h The capital stock or this corporation is of
Shereby tlxed at twenty thousand dollars, slol
divided into four hundred shares of the par au<
value of fifty dollars each, which shall be
e paid for in cash, or may be issued In pay
e ment of property actually purchased by,
a, or for services rendered to said corporation.
d All shares shall be full paid Snd non-assess- 1
io able, and no transfer of stock shall be abe
p binding upon the corporation unless made she
- upan Its books. This corporation is an- Fri
thorised to begin business as soon as ave .
- thousand dollars of its capital stock shall pre
,. have been subscribed. de
t- e ARTICLE IV. to
The objects and purposes for which this tie
corporation is organised and the nature of ste
its business are declared to be: to edit and sai
publish a monthly journal under the name
of "The Gulf States Banker," which shall Cii
- hbe devoted to the banking and financial in- am
)f terests of the Southern and the Southwest- pr
re era States; to engage In the business of arl
Ie special and job printing; to purchase and un
is acquire the plant and properties and bust- pe
k ness of any Journal or publishing company the
or partnership, together with all the ma
chinery, apparatus, good will, etc., and gea- she
erally to do any and all things done in Go
connection with or incidental to the pub
lishing and printing business. a
- All the corporate powers of this corpor
IC ation shall be vested In and exercised by
a Board of Directors to be composed of ox
three stockholders, a majority of whom an
shall constitute a quorum for the transac- fr
tlon of all business. They shall have power tic
to make all by-laws, rules and regulations 1is
and to alter or change same; to purchase do
and acquire the property, business and good 110
will of any journal publishing company or
partnership in line with the objects and
purposes of this corporation, as they may
deem advlsaut, and to pay therefor 4a the
full paid stock of this corporation; to mort
gage, pledge or hypothecate the property of
this corporation for the purposes of its tr
business; to adopt a common seal and to lei
change the same at pleasure; to appoint ur
such managers, agents and employees as of
may be necessary to properly conduct the thi
csrporation's business; and generally to do the
whatever else may be necessary and proper
to direct, manage and conduct its business.
The directors shall be elected annually by Mi
ballot of the stockholders on the first Mon
t day following January first of each year.
Each stockholder shall be entitled In per
Sson, or by written proxy, to one vote for
each share of stock owned by him and
standing in his name on the books of the
he company at least fifteen days prior to such
d, election. All elections shall be held under
ad such rules and regulations as may be de
af termined by the Board of Directors and
h. after ten days notice of such election shall
, have been given by mail, addressed to each
he stockholder at his last known address, or
ad by publication In one of the daily news
papers published in the city of New Or
leans. A majority of votes cast at such
m elections shall elect.
to The directors, thus elected, shall continue
10 in oflce for one year, or until their succes
he sors have been duly elected and qualified.
a- Any vacancy on said board shall be filled
is, by the remaining directors for the unex
5, pired term. No failure to elect shall be
ad considered a forfeiture of this charter. Said
er Board of Directors shall at its first meet
se ing elect from among its own number a
ad president, a vice-president and a secretary
ir- treasurer, who shall constitute its ofcers,
p- provided, however, that said board may
elect a secretary-treasurer who need not
be a stockholder or a member of said board.
I- No stockholder shall ever be held liable
rs or responsible for the contracts, faults or
my debts of this corporation, nor shall any
a. mere informality 'n its orlanisation have
se the efect of rendering this charter null,
•e or of exposing a stockholder to any further
to llability than the unpaid balance due on
ie, the shares of stock owned by him.
; ARTICLE VII.
at This act of incorporation may be changed,
r; modified or altered, or this corporation may
ad be dissolved with the assent of the stock
ly hbolders owning two-thirds of the stock
present or represented at a general meetlng
convened for ttat purpose after at least
ten days' notice shall have been given to
the stockholders in the manner set forth
in Article V. The capital stock of this cor
e poratin *all be lacreased or decreased in
- compllance with the general laws of this
Sstate relating to susb matter. In the event
of the dissolution of this corpora
by expiration of Its charter, or
its affairs shall be liquldeted
missloners to be appointed at U
of stockholders which decides to
In case of the death or Inability
of said commissioners the other
sloner shall fill the vacancy by
Untlt the election to be held sa
above, the following named
shallconastitute the first Board _r
Frank Dameron, William Pla aed
. MGuitre, with said Frank
president: said William Plfafs a
Idet; : and e aid Dvld .l MeGY
In order to organise this
to serve the purpose of the .
scription list, the several naee
ties do hereby stbecribe for the
stock of this corporation set airt
The done and passed at my e -e
City of New Orleans, ea the dI -
and year herein first above writtf
premeace of Robt. McLaughllmin
rark competent witnesses, who mass
unto signed their names with the
pearers and me, Notary, after
Original Signed: FPran
shares; Win. Pfar, 09hares; Davi
Gaire, 1 share.
Witnessess: Robt. MclaughllN,
FRANK SOUsL, lp.
I, the undersigned Recorder of
for the Parish of Orleans, 8tatsie
ana, do hereby certify that the
foregoing act of incorporaties ad
tilo list of "The Gulf States
Isahlng Company, Limited." we
duly recorded in my olce in het
l1o -. New Orleans, May 3, U1
(Signed) EMILE LJBOMAt&I
I hereby certify that the
true and correct copy of the
Incorporation of "The Galt ise
Publishing Company, Limited," *
of record in my notarial ees
the certificate of the Recorder
thereto appended. New Oriaes, MI
FRANK SOMLS mi
May 11 18 25 June 1 18 I 191
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