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if' 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 vigoro'usly prosecuted. No one has any right to tamper with your wires or meter installed in your premises unless 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. 7------- -=r-~ ALGIERS SAZERAC OPP. ST. J'S MARKET SA LOON JCK sCHERER Pop. Oyster Loaves and Sandwiches Sandwiches of All Kinds Day and Night E. J. MOTHE UNDERTAKER AND EMBALMER Phone, Algiers 29. No. 222 Morgan Street (ITABLISHED 1853. John C. Meyer & Son. JEWELERS IIl' WATCHES, DIAMONDS, JEWELRY, SILVER AND PLATED WARE. HI 123 Semstar St., M Sear U. S. Mint, Sow Oreans, LouIsIana, Tl Is r. Aascal tre., Ltd. Dealers In Groceries id Western Pronm, PELICAN AVE., Cor. Verret St. ALGIERS, LA. Sierra. Bros., -DALRas IN GROCERIES. IMPORTED WINES, LIQUORS, CIGARS, TOBACCO, ETC. B*llville St. " Opeleama Ave. AIR.i S, LA. MARTIN S. MAIONEY, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, NOTARY PUBLIC, O ees: 121 Cenadlat Street, m88 Pellemn Ave. AMENDMENT TO CHARTER URITED STATES OF AMERICA, STATE OF LOUILLAN, PARISH OF OR LEJANS, CITY OF NEW ORLEANS. Be 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 Amrerica, the one hundred and thirty-fifth. before me, Frederic Charles Marx, a notary publl, daly commissomned and qualified, in and for this city and the Parish of Orleans. therein resdingl, and in the presence of the witnesses hereinafter named and un deralgned, personally came and appeared Eugene ID. Saunders and Peter A. Balmer, of the full age of majority, both residents of the city of New Orleans, herein appear lag and acting in their capacities as chair man and secretary, respectively, of the meet lag of stockholders of Swift & Company, Limlted, a corporation organised under the laws of the State of Louisiana, and domi died in this city, incorporated by an act passed before Frederic Charles Marx, Not ary Public, for the Parish of Orleans, State a of Louisiana, on July 18. 1901. and duly recorded in Mortgage Ofce, Parish of Or leens, In mortgage Book 676. Folio 665; who declared that at a general meet la of the stockholders of said corporation , hed In the city of New Orleans on the third a day of June, 1911, said meeting having been called for the specific purpose herein after set forth, the following amendments to the charter of said corporation were , adopted by unanimous vote of the owners of all the stock of said corporation, to-wit: Article III of the charter of said corpora tlon whs so amended as to read as fol lows. to--wlt: ARTICLE III. The objects and purposes for which this corporation Is established, and the nature of the business to be carried on by it, are declared and specified to be: a) To buy, sell. transport, distribute ol ethrwi dispoee of and deal in and with (1) any and all cattle, sheep, hogs, saltry, dairy products, fish and game. (b) To manufacture, produce and other wiprepreM , and to buy and otherwise ac quire, sel store, transport, distribute, dis oeu oaf and deal in and with (1) any and all an lst mineral and vegetable products san commoditIes of whatsoever nature and character (including meats and provisions) : (t) rleather, lumber, belting and any and .all mrchandie and commodities of what essr nature and character; and (3) any and all mat , machinery, aliance dutand supplies proper or adapted to m I tn or eseatioa with or eldn - faI be the manfaetuae, production or prp- i eraties o a thu e article, merchandis ad esmeNUe s aforesaid, and also (4) ag and all articles and thIngs in which, W ia the psedetis or preparation ot I wh-- , ny animal, mineral or vegetcble er ommo It a n ngredient or wr o which the same may be a em. S wa e a y e~r charamer t cr Stea n duos a C terase tdg S the ee r be , me anlmot l mitted by law, slaughtering or packing- I houses, lands, mills, warehouses, plants and t other buildings and structures, machinery, d supplies and any and all articles and prop erty, including good will, which the corpor ation may deem to be necessary or conveni ent to the attainment or furtherance of any of Its objects. S(e To hold, purchase or otherwise ac t quire, or be Interested in, and to sell, as C sign, pledge or otherwise dispose of, shares 5 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 h stock, to exercise a1l'the rights and privil p eges of ownership, including the right to r vote thereon, to the same extent as an nat C ural person might or could do. (f) 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 d other country, or otherwise. o C (g) To build, buy lease or otherwise ac- e Squire and to maintain and operate, without t the State of Louisiana, railroads, tramways, t, 5 canals and terminals and all appurtenances, I I together with any such transportation facil- a I ies as the corporation may deem neces- h Ssary for its business operations; and, to the extent permitted by law, to develop, 5 Improve and aid any properties, water pow 5 ers, Industries, manufacturing or merchan C dising enterprises or companies for trans C portation by land or water, in any of which a r this corporation may be interested ; and, (h) To carry on any other lawful busi- a Sness whatsoever which the corporation may cl s deem proper or convenient to be carried f, on in connection with or inciMental to any r of the foregoing purposes or calculated dl- u rectly or indirectly to promote the inter esta of the corporation or to enhance the I value of its property ; and to have, enjoy and exercise all the rights, powers and priv ileges which are now or which may hereaf ter be conferred upon corporations organls ed under the act herein mentioned; provided sl always that the corporation shall not con- ct struct, maintain or operate any railroad or si telegraph or telephone lines in the State of ol oLuisdaa, or engage in any business here- at under which shall require the exercise of it the right of eminent domain within said ai States, unless power in either or any of p said respects shall hereafter be conferred as upon it by law; nor shall anything herein it set forth be construed to authorize or evi- le dence the formation hereby of an insurance, rm safe deposit or trust company, banking cor- is poratioa, savings bank or other corporation di deemed to possess any of the powers pro- et Shiblited to corporations formed under the ai f statutory provisions aforesaid. at The purpose of the corporation is from qt time to time to do any one or more of the it acts herein set forth as within its author- di ity. The corporation may, from time to time, conduct its business in other States, and in the territories and dependencies of the Uni 1 ted States, in the District of Columbia, in and in foreign countries; it may have an le I oUlce or oflces, and except as otherwise re- at quired by law, keep its books, in whole or it in part, at a point or points outside of the hi State of Louisiana ; and it may hold, pur- vi chase, mortgage and convey real and per sonal property In any such State, terltory, - dependency, District of Columbia or foreign country. *ithout in any particular limiting or re tricting any of the other objects and pow- co ers of the corporation, It is hereby expressly to declared and provided that the'corporation t' shall also have the power to issue bonds in and other obligations in payment for prop co erty, including shares of stock and other th securities, which may be purchased or ac- do quired by it, or for money borrowed, or for til any other lawful object in and about its as busin-sss; to moregage or pledge any prop- P erty which may be owned or acquired by It, co or in which it may be interested, to secure wi any bonds, guarantees or other obligations co by it issued or incurred ; to guarantee any sP dividends, bonds, contracts or other obliga- so tions; to make and perform contracts of re ev,.ry kind and description; to declare dlv- fo idends payale in cash or otherwise as may fr be permitted by law: and in carrying on its all business or for the purpose of attaining or co furthering any of its objects or purposes, to wl Sdo any and all other things and exercise be Sany and all other powers which now or pr hereafter may be permitted by law. wi And Article IV of the charter of said ne corporatIon was amended so as to read as co follows, viz: 01 th ARTICILE IV. as I The capital stock of this corporation shallo Sbe one hnndred thousand dollars, to be rep I resented by one thousand shares of the par co value of one hundred dollars ($I00) each. l I which shall be fully paid for before the certificates therefor shall he issued, all a5 F transfers of stock shall he made npon the ne books of the company. vs The foregoing amendments and the ath orly of the appearers herein will more fl1i y appear by reference to a duly eertlied copy of the minutes of said stockholders' meeting which is hmereto attaebed and made par reot , and the aid uee D. .un" de and P. A . hlmert%,i thi respective he capacities, fnrther declared, that they sa now. pursuant to the direction of said h stockholder' meeting, request me, notary, to to receive said amendm ts in the fer. of s thi pblie act, In oir tht the sme may p4 be promlgated, pblniehed nd recored and M that beome pMet a the original charte, or with which rsemn I, netary, de hereby t" m dime d giamed at my esm in the city of New Orleans, on the day, month and I year herein above first written, nto the i presence of K. Johnson and J. W. Murphy, I competent witnesses, wuo hereunto sign I their names with the said appearers and I me, notary, after reading of the whole. tSigned E. P. SAUNDERS. I'. A. tALIMElt. J. W. MllRI'IIY. K. .II i NSON. F'ILEI I'. MAltX. Notary 'ubltl -. I ar n of trleansh . I, th.e undlersigtned iIt e.rder of 11rt. ages. ;n ant f or ti. I'ari-i and State t afore~:aid, dI, her-ely certify that the above *and +ireo-g ing al t aTenindin the at t ,f in torpriat ion iof SNa ift & I IiImpanyV. l.iit.d. a., ii- thi I du i riorded in ImyiV ofit- in ht-, k 1001' Folio - N,. li0!+."In - . ulour t;lh. 11!11. I un-aii s iMIL. i L -iNAILI. Ily. It- (order If M r rt:ag. - A true "I.'. .L ,lSt 1I., " t 1911\ a OFFICIAL NOTICE. NFI- IIiILFA.ANS, LIMITil. A SPI'Eb'II. MEETING, of the stockhold Ser. ofl thelt c'onumlltners offee c'ompany ofiI New (i ians,. Linitedl, will I, he l, at lhe domiciile f the Company. Ni 512 ~aIlga in.t Sttreet, on Fri-lay. the :tothit day of line. A. II.. 1911, aIt 12 oiclock. Noon, for the purposle 1of adopting 4a rejecting the t follo inig lIproposedl armenldments to the I'har- i t'rr of the corporation: i. Article 4 of the ('harter to be Ime0nd- a ed to realld as follows: "l'hie ipital stock w of this corporation is fixed at fifty thousand iI dollar 0 $,-0,00 i. represelnted hy lt 2.10 p salires of twenty-rive dolliar I$25.ioth each., i whi.ch capital stock maiy Ihe increasedl or p dilinished in cimpilliance with the laws of ti - the State of Lollisiana in such cases made si and provided, of which twenty-five thoul sand dollars t$'.5.00(01, represented by 1.b(0 ci shares of twenty-five dollars ($25.0(14 each. q shall be preferred stock, the holders of which shall h entitled to an annual dlvi dend of two dollars 1$2.001 per share, out of the surplus earnings of the company for each current year in preference to any div idend upon the common stock, which divi- 01 dend of two dollars ($2.00) per year, per ti share, shall be cumulative but non-interest ti hearing. The holders of the said preferred 01 stock shall not be entitled to vote at any si stockholders' meeting for any purpose ex- hi cept in matters concerning the liquidation or of the corporation. Payment for stock shall Ib be made in cash at such times and !n such at amounts and at such notice as may bhe pre scrihed by the Board of Directors, provided. however, that said board shall have the power to Issue stock in payment for prop erty actually transferred and delivered to fe the corporation or for labor done or ser vices actually rendered. The corporation gl II shall become organized and proceed to bus- Pi iness when ten thousand dollars ($10,0(40 P of its capital stock shall have been sub- at scribed." at 2. The follolong paragraph from Arti- l cle 5 of the Charter of this corporation shall th be cancelled, erased and stricken out from so the Charter: "Before any stock can be transferred it must be first offered to the directors of 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 fail to an g. purchase the said stock within ten days of %o id the offer, then, the holder of the stock may of y, dispose of it In the open market." ers L. F. BEAUVAIS, P'resident. th r- Attest : pr di E. R. BEAUV AIS, Secretary. ca 17 May 25 June 1 8 15 22 29 1911 a ia CHARTER it tht OF ,THE PFEIFER-BLACHE COMPANY. to INCORPORATBD. t- del UNITE DSTATES OF AMERICA, STATE th" OF LOUISIANA, PARISH OF ORLESANS, m CITY OF NEW ORLEANS. sa Be it known, that on this, the sixteenth tot t day of the month of May, in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and w eleven, and of the independence of the Unit ed States of America, the one hundred and It thirty-fifth, before me, Alexis Brian, a No a tary Public, duly commissioned and qualified wr in and for the city, parish and state afore- s. Ssaid, and in the presence of the witnesses of hereinafter named and undersigned, per- ma Ssonally came and appeared the several par- 1.st ties whose names are hereunto subscribed, who severally declared that, availinag them- 0i selves of the provisions of the laws of this m° state relative to the organlsation of corpor- in ations, they have covenanted and agreed, G. and do, by these presents, covenant, agree he I and bind themselves, and those who may be y come hereafter associated with them, to l d form themselves into a corporation for the objcts and purposes with the name aad shi r- under the stlpulations following, to-wit : p ARTICLE I. ser f a- The name and style of this corporation d shall be "The P'feifer-Blache Company, ln a- corporated," and by said corporate name It ir shall have and enjoy succession for a period I of ninety-nine years, unless sooner dissolved, In s- and shall have all the rights, privileges and I immunities granted by law to corporations an d and under said corporate name it shall have p I power and authority to contract, aue and be thl d sued, to make and use a corporate seal, to 10: nlhold, receive, purchase, convey, hypothecate, 1- lease, mortgage or pledge property, either 1, real or personal. rights credits, stocks and r- bonds; to Issue bonds, notes and other evi n dences of debt, to endorse notes, to have and - employ such managers, directors, olcers, a agents and other employes as the interest ] and convenience of the corporation may re- cop n quire, and to make rules and regulations for Bli e its corporate management and control. DeL r. dress. to. ARTICLE II. o0 Ma I- The domicile of this corporation shall be l. In the City of New Orleans, Parish of Or- n leans. State of Loulsiana. and all citations and other legal process shall be served upon r the president and treasurer, or In case of Shis absence or inability to act, upon the vice-president and secretary. ARTICLE III. The objects and pnurposes for which this corporation is organized are hereby declared Sto be: To act as agent, broker, represents tlve or factor fcr corporations, firms and individuals and to do a general buslness as l Scommission merchant and selling agent to, rthe same extent as a natural person cotilli do. To manufacture, purchase, distill, tee-I an rtlify, produce, import, export, bottle acquire Sand bold deal in and in any manner dis Spose of or sell at wholesale or retail on commission or otherwise, spirlts, alcohol. Swines, liquors, gins, whiskeys, champagnes. Scordials, carbonated or natural mineral Sspring water and liquids of all kinds and sorts, malt and its by-products, cigars, ciga Srettes and tobacco in any form, food and 01 food products of every class or description. of Sfresh, canned, preserved or otherwlise, and aall other goods, wares, merchandise and 301 rcommodities of any kind, class or naturp Swhatsoever. To purchase, acquire, lease. hold and dIspose of real estate and personal rproperty generally, and land, bulldings. warehouses, storets, factories and equipment necessary and proper for carrying on and conducting the aforesaid buslness or any other business incident to the purposes of this corporation, and generally to enage in any bualess,. whether manufaeturlng or bh otherwise, which may seem advantageous or useful ia connection therewith, and to man ufacture, market or prepare for market, any Nt article or thlang which the company uses in connection with its business which shall In Selude any articles or products of tin, wood or glassware, or an artlele, receptacle, pack Sage or thing whlch may be useful in con nection with the manuEacture or marketitng, 01 vendlng or shipplg of the merchandise pro dced bashdled, bought or sold by this com pany. ARTICLE IV. the The capital stock of this corporation is Shereby declared to be the sum oif we thou sInd ($5,000.00) dollars,. divided inate two i1 I haundred (00) shares of the par value of Stwenty-wve ($25.00) dollars eaeb. aid ItLock shall be issued only for cash, or is a payment for land or otheLr oprty actually I pmrhased nd eeaved to id eup tl . e for labor dea or services remdre No I trl afer o the eapial stak shai be Ma3- gg t bash te re and made in aseaen hI and with its charter and by-laws. Said capital the stock shall be full paid at the time of its by, issuance and non-assessable, and the cap ign ital stock may be decreased or Increased, Ind in the alanner provided by the laws of this state. This corporation shall commetnce do ing business when three thousand ( ..tiii, t dollars of the stock shall have Iwno sitl, scribed anti one thousand (Z1,00ic titl, d; lars theirbctf has been paid in. ARTICLE V. Al: the urporalte poters of this ttriptra iOU shtill be vested itu and tie exertcld by ,a bIadi oif three dif Icto s, 1t*u ofl 5%0LIOl hhill ct ittltate a tqu.itln for tie tranisat t n it alny arid all buiiness. In ilirst l tui tit liitr lctlor- of th;s tor rt- psaition silil .. tctolpsoed tof 'atlatt iatle te hr, .I. lprer ibut and t ..ltsu:er, J. lieuhr% et lital. h, ,t. it plt'ideti and -,ret.iry, and inl- I. n tItt'lfe r. ia. t id uoit ers ant di tir tlur '1" sha.ll h!,l.d olhbe untlil the third Monlday in il .a , 111 , or until their sttessu:os at.- duil t, "ted and ifnstalled. On the third MoUnday in \l.ia, l n12., dIld annually ,.rtealt.r, a uni ling of the sttckholders holl ,be held I " thle tiltlltpue of e.ect'til dir' toers 1i I the eun-.ng ·ar:-. Said elittion ciuall be Lb. ballot, at th,., dot icile of tlhet corporation, antid tiet, stokholders ret elting a lmajutllly ul !lit Lots cast .':tll b-- d-claared electedl. Ea'h shale of tlttok shlutl be entilled to one vot,-. l'ht- dirtector-, ,shen so eleicted, sietll ilcrt 1,1t-t their nult.er a president and treasurt I and a vi'e VItptsdent antd secretary. !They -hall hale Itopuer to appoitil such other oth <e>. asl ctle and euilployt-es as nay Is- nttt i- atry aind pLtoper for the proper conduct of the aIusid-.e of the corporation. In casCe of st tintvy on the Board of Itiretctors or amonur the othersc-, from death, resignation, retnuvta or antiy otlier caiut, the latancy shall i. tilled at a special neeting of stockholdtei [IF called for that purpose. The Bloardt of Itt rectore shall have puo.er to enact such Its laws, rsles and regulations as may le Ine. essary and 'trope'r. Id A RTIhLE 1V. of tt Noti a of all nrletings of slot-ktheiders for Select olh of directors or for any other pur Ipose shall be given in writing by the vice, hr le·ttldenlt and set retary to bi deposilted iit he the lali, at least Ien days before such meet ar ing is heltd, and directted to each stockholder. to his natmle and address, as the sawm- scLhal i- appear upon the books of the corporation.tu tik which said notice may be waived in writ nd in by any or all of the sockhoulders tip |.I pearing as such upon the books. At at, ih. such mleetings every stockholder, whetliu, or present in person or by proxy, shall be enl of titled to one vote for each share of stn, k tie standing in his namlne on tlhe books of thel tU- coinipan., and a majority of the votes so IN, cast shall be sudicient to elect or decide a:t q. utestiuuns voted upon. ov AITICLE VII. 'or vi No stockholder shall ever be held liable vi- or responsible for the contracts or faults of ier this corporation In any further sum than qt the unpaid balance due to the corporation -d on the shares of stock owned by him, nor ny shall any mere informality in organization ". have the effect of rendering this charter null on or of exposing a stockholder to any liability all beyond the unpaid balance due upon his ch stock. ARTICLE VIII. Nto o stockholder may sell, assign or trans Sfer his stock in this corporation without tn giving to the company through its Vi e .I president and secretary thirty (30) days D prior notic- in 'riting of such intention. b- and the other stuckholders shall have the tirst privilege of purchasing the said stock at the book value thereof for a period of ll thirty days from said notice, after which thirty days notice the said stock may be sold in the open market. he re ARTICLE IX. .k This act of incorporation may bwa altered, to amoended or modified, or the corporation dis of solved by a vote of three-fourths In amount iy of the capital stock, represented at a gen 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 bi the corporation, and to fill any vacancy oc curring in their number. ARTICLE X.?I th There shall be reserved each month and deposited in some banking institution situ aF ted 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 concurrence of all the direc tors and then only for the furtherance of I the objects and purposes for which this cor d poratlon Is formed, or by way of dividends t which shall not be declared oftener than d semi-annually. The subscribers hereto have respectively d written opposite their names the amount of stock in this corporation subscribed by each * of them, so that this act of incorporation r- may also serve as the original subscription list of said corporation. Ia 1, Thus done and passed, in my onee, at the - City of New Orleans, on the day, in the is month and year, first herelnabove written, r- In the presence of Messrs. I. R. )aal and i. G. W. &chwetter. competent witnesses who e hereunto sign their names with said ap- p pearers and me, notary, after a due read o lng of the whole. Original signed: ' Nathan Pfelfer. 56 shares: J. Henry Blache, 56 shares; Leon Pfelfer, 10 shares. Witnesses: Ig. R. Saal, Geo. W. Behwelt- h aer. ALEXIS BRIAN, Notary Public. I. the undersigned Recorder of Mortgages, In and for the Parish of Orleans, 8tate of IAulslana, hereby certify that the above Sand foregoing act of incorporation of "'The e I'fetlfer-Blache Company. Incorporated." was Sthis day duly recorded in my office, In book UN 1018, follo -. New Orleans, La., May 16, 1911. (Signed) EMILE L)ONAItRD, D. I Ithe t ,I hereby certif ythe foregoing to be a true one -copy of the original charter of the Pfelfer- the rBlache Company. Incorporated, and of the Am IDeputy Recorder's Certificate annexed there- fore to.. New Orleans, May 16, 1911. tar ALEXIS BRIAN, Notary Public. a May 25 june 1 8 15 22 29 93 -wi ed, S A Field at Heme. ol A Boston gentleman was showing a vid West African who is Interested In iassionary work a number of photo- to graphs. th "What ais thls'?" asked the vilsitor, Sgazing in wonder at one of them. I "Oh. that's a snapshot taken during l -a football scrimmage at the stadium." atic "But has your church no mission- ad aries to send among these peopler te wasr the quick rejoinder. - Boston for Transcript. ate S Cruikshank's Long Artistio Life. e I n 1863 Crulkshank was asked by the live I committee who exhibited hls "Worship bot eof Bachus" to assoelate with that work me I some of his early drawlno.s In order to prove that he was not his own grad- con tather!-Chesson's "Crullkshank." ma of I Getting In Debt. tio Poverty Is hard, but debt Is horrible; SnPm might as well have a smoLky house and a scolding wife,. which m be said to be the two worst evils at or Leo dfe.-Spurgeon. pro the Minute Jellyish boti In the northern ma there exists as of t extremely minute jellyfsh. termed Ias ala koellikerl which are so tbransprent . that a single Individual ea scarcely cor he seen I clear water and so small b t that a wineglass of water can contaIn T 8,000 of them. Yet this Jellysh ocurs and ta such numbers off the cosL of Green. " land that the m is at tmes Ungud brown by its pmence sbmeke Weed man Pencespsts la Argiesa are made M quebrace wooed whidh is qeae letgy hu . They lest sor year *- w Ital Its -ap Ii In I. bird that flies, ain't it? ur Q a-B no means Fredde. ther say Atat be we out on one last the United tats. li'1 f The averae child of sh years has I~ib Good Market for Peanuts. New York city likes pea ts it people co-sme $4.500 wortm of t'em a ih t. IChange. n fore q e p1 r Sthe independence of the ited tate of all tary public In and for the parish of Orr sone ad quil n ft ed, onaly came and apeared, the of the statutes and the laws of the state and constitute themselves into a corpora doynfor teohbects pur ndeunder to The namel style and title ob this corpor , under that name shall have and enjoy allthe the rights, privileges and advantages grant i ed by law to orporations. It shall exista me for a perfod of ffty years from day and date hereof. It shall have the power to r ate name; to make and use a corporate seal,Athe the same to break, alter or amend t pleas in Iver, mortge and ypothecate properts, Fboth real and personal: to Issue notesndst and other oblgations, negotiable O strO - i thments and evidences of debt; to have and de emloy such man Moagners, directors, agd. ents anr employees as the Interest is of the saidggt corpord thation may requiinre or demitto maket and mighestablish such rule s, regulat- ions anhd by-laws tfor th be corporate managemen t of the bsin and q aairs of the coor eQuiks ivrelr naom Califrndia. Jro ouo, as may bc deemed necesry and proper- a The domicile of thurnser ration shallrb an wourthe of the tuicasivilr grodued intm ob the Uni the t of New Orens, state of SLouisiana a citations atnd ofther e1prl roe shall be servted pon the president r and the aentae chof the presi ydent, pon te er thprean oent, and in the s absence of dai tly corporation. ARTICLE Il. h The objecty and p tefor which this a by declared to be a To acquire from J. W. Reeves oertal for. i atie efor makelg and manu actrntg metal hC ead smotag brenta, ald wood prearvers: to and manrc; ture ei sell purh as and wood pre- d f servers made t om g an id formtlhe, d toe r r do ay and all thin necessary and lad- oth maTo do evidecer of db to l hav a r oat; to mailt rad ereot waremand*o* ' atd -I y - n f the roate neet t me the trms ad coditto realnlc astae _o o You IKnow That in the average three-minute tele ,- r' ersation a least 300 words are spoken? That, unlike the telegram, a teiephrne . i. a mess sent and answer received ? That this is accomplished at one and :hie ,,:::e time for t same price? What would the cost be if you sent by t!ee ,:.t the sap number of words spoken in the ordinary tre;lu - Iconvert tion ? Our splendid facilities go everywhere. The rates are reasonable. Save time and money by patronizing u>. We transmit money by telephone on rca onable terms. Cumberland Telephone & Telegraph Co., I& Improve Your Parks and Gardens Hinderer's Iron Works 1112-1118 Camp Street - - - - New Orleans, La. Iron Fences Cheaper Than Woo Irnn Chairz, Tables, Settes, Flower Bexes, Hanging Pots, Arches, Vaow, Fountains and Benches for Public Parks. Office R Stable Fixtures, Hitching Paets, Carriage Steps, Malleble and Gray 1 Coatings, Water Treogh., Fence Material, Hygienic Drinking Feusnt Cemetery Fences and Memorial Crosses -- ---- FOR YOUR Comfort and Convenien OUR ELEGANT AND COMPLETE LINE OF CABINET, ELEVA OVEN AND STANDARD RANGES NOW ON DISPLAY AT SALESROOM. INQUIRE ABOUT OUR NEW CIRCULATING WA HEATERS. N.O.Gas Light Compan S. C. Oswald Plumbing and 9 Sewering Work OUR SPECIALTY PROMPT ESTIMATES. 401 OPELOUSAS AVE. PHONE ALGIERS !1/ improved and unimproved; It may purchase. acquire, hold, own and dispose of stocks. bonds and mortgages and other evidences of debt and borrow and loand money on the same: and it shall have the power generally to do and engage in any other business undertaking or enterprise connected with growing out of or Incidental or germane to any of the objects and plrposes set forth In or contemplated by this charter. ARTICLE IV. The capital stock of this corporation is hereby fixed at the sum of twenty-dve thou sand ($85.000.00) dollars, divided Into and represented by two hundred fifty (250) sharea of the par value of one hundred $100.00) dollars each: said stock shall be lssued at such times and in such amounts as the board of directors shall deem ft and proper. All shares shall be full paid and non-asess able. No transfer of stock shall be binding upon the company unless made upon its books. Said stock shall be represented by certi ficates of stock signed by the president and the secretary-treasurer, and in the absence of the president, by the vice president. ARTICLE V. All the corporate powers of this corpor ation shall he vested in, and the manage ment and control of its business and afairs shall be exercised by a board of directors composed of three stockholders: no mem ber of said board to own or subscribe for less than ten shares of the capital stock of said corporation; said directors shall be elected by ballot at a general meeting of the stockholders on the third Wednesday of June, 1912, and annually thereafter on that day. Every stockholder shall be en titled, in person or by proxy, to one vote for every share owned by him. All elec tions shall be held under such rules and regulations as may be determined by said board of directors. Ten days' written no tice, directed to the last known address of every stockholder, shall be given of all elections. The directors thus elected shall continue in office for one year. or until their successors shall have been elected and qualified: any failure to elect oficers shall not be considered as a forfeiture of this charter. Any vacancy occurring the board of directors shall be flled by the remaining directors for the unexpired term: a ma jority of the stockholders shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of any bust ARTICLE Vi. Said board of directors shall, at Its first meeting after its election, elect oiut of its own members a president, a vice president and a secretary-treasurer; and the said board shall have the power In Its discretion to unite two or more oAfces, and the same to confer upon one person. The board of directors shall have the power to appoint and dismiss such oflcers. managers, clerks, agents and employees as they may deem necessary and proper for the purposes of the business of this corpor ation, and to arrange compensation for same. The board of directors is specially vested with the power to mortgage or pledge the plant and property of the corporation as they may deem advisable; and to purchase and acquire, mortgage, sell and dispose of such real estate, improved and unim proved, stocks, bonds, mortgage paper and other evidences of debt, from and to indi viduals, firms or corporations as they may deem advisable and proper, at such prices and upon such terms and conditions as they shall think best. The board of directors shall have the power and right to borrow money, execute mortgages, issue notes, bonds and other obligations, payable, principal and interest. in lawful money of the Uqlted States of America. as they may deem at and proper: and generally to do all thtngs necessary for the proper carrying out of the business of this corporation. This power to mortgage, pledge, purchase and acquire, to mortgage, sell and dispose of, to borrow money, execute mortgages, Issue notes and other obligations, to be ex ercised by the board of directors without the necessity of referring to the stockhold ers for special anthorisatlon. Said board of directors shall make all the rules, regulations and by-laws for the government of the business and afairs of the corporation, and alter, amend and change the same at pleasure. No contract shall be signed without the authorisatlon of the board of directors. The following stockholders are hereby declared to be the first board of directors, all of whom shall hold olce until the third Wednesday of June, 1912, or until their successors shall save been elected and quallfied: J. W. Reeves, Lewis S. Clark, r., Louis R. Hoover. Until the third Wednesday of June. 1912, or until their successors shall have been elected and qualified, the followlag named persons shall be the ocers of this eor oeatben: . W. aeeves, presIdeat: Kwis I Clar, Jr., vice preident; l08Is R. seeer, cetary-tsnsrer. - ARTICLE VII. h This corporation shall begin * be a going concern as soon a. v thotsand five hundred ($"2.50000o - a of Its capltal stock shall have ee h scribed and paid for. b ARTICLE VIII. No stockholder shall ever he responsible for the contracts, fanltu w of this corporation nor shall a y f ormality In itsr organlsation have t at of renderalng this charter nll, r ed lknown anyddress tockf evholder to an kolbf n ase o the unpaid balance due of the ai Sor suepratbed or otherwby , him. C ARTICLE IX. This elect tw incorporation shall be n modited or altnumber, this corporatie s he dirsol and, with the ssent of Inof the stock of the eorpo dsation d pot a eneral meetinr convened f r Thus donee and pater t leassed ten damy s' notey of said rletans, shall ofhae k through the mllday, mo directenth and to ther known address of every stockhoIder. In case of the dipresenoluton of thess names togeth or otherwise, the nd shall elect to commissioners ra their own number to liquidate al S I, the airs and business oi this ao In case of the death or disseai it of the commissiereby oners, or hat iq r surviving or remaining liquidator and point success of nor to him. Reeves o. Thus done and passed my cOrleaity of nsew Junrle7thas, state of Lthe day, month and year herei. written, in the presence of Hesria e i. ore Jr., and James . notary petent witnesses, who hereunto se0 Snames togeify ther with the aboe id s (Oruenal opyofted Jori. W. Reevl, I S.f record Jr.in my notor.al archiver, J. II J. R. Leallez, E. A. 'arson.s, as II Ie. d I, the undersigned, recorder of i L and for the parish of Orlena SLouisiana do hereby certify that tse d and foregoing act of incorporation g Reeves ('0. was this day duly my office, in htook 1018, fol.o 7L e Orleans. Jtune 7th, 1911. (64Md) Leonard. w. It. I. Edward A. Parsons. notary hereby certify that the above ad s a true py f the riginal. ream of record In my notorial archives. SE. A. Parsonsk Not. Pub. aI Candie Candies.