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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 liven that this . 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 vigoroasly prosecuted. No one has any right to tamper with your wires or meter installed in your premisse aunles 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. ALGIERS SAZERAC 1K. ST. JINN's MARKET SA LO O N JA sCERER. rp. Oyster Loaves and Sandwiches Sandwiches of All Kinds Day and Night E. J. MOTHE UNDERTAKER AND EMBALMER Phone, Algiers 29. No. 222 Morgan Street SBBTABLISHED 1853. John C. Meyer & Son. I JEWELERS WATCHES, DIAMONDS. JEWELRY, SILVER AND PLATED WARE. 1a33 ssr st., o User u. s. Mist New oe sen, Lisi-sa. M. Abscal & Br., Ltd. Deale In Groceries ad Wtrem Plruce, PELICAN AVE., Cor. Verret St. ALGIERS, LA. Sierra Bros., -DZALERS IN GROCERIES, IMPORTED WINES, LIQUORSI CIGARS TOBACCO, ETC. Beloevlle St. a Opelea Ave. ALUERS, LA. MARTIN s. MAHONEY, ATTIONEY-AT-LAW. NOTARY PUBLIC. 03Aes: 1!1 Carnde.et Stwet, M88 Peslian Ave. WWvwWVVwwwwVVwww WWwWVWwwwWwwW 80 YnRA a OFTW lcHRE T HOS HXANms w S lTATE· OF A&MEICA, BTAT OP IPqNTIBIANA, PARISH OP O rLE SAN CroNewv mPARSH O lAXS, CITY OF NEW ORLEAN. Be It knws sad reamebesd that o ls 11th fdy of the month of eptember, I the yFe ot oar Inord e thoomnd sad a ~umro a n devo, and f th Indpeos-e Sthe Utd stats of America the beaeb amd thlrtyetth, beeore me, Abe. ----l4 came and appeared ts - pMUe whale names are here nto nbbroil , who severally declared that avall themma esa the laws of the state of Loe n-tlcar l eAcht TS ed the Act do by te pr easts, to =rt m " o say o etsaf t eMaes t en A pob)tle o lo r tce o aad owa sif ahereto uw forth to ARTICLE L he lnase of hi nesatles s1 hi which ass eaMestg a hell havea sa eKar adow-a o y An at murr to law. It awn have pewee- A autreset, sa sd heusd, to mahe an ·einrane sodlan·am . so e as m e and n ma n r Io eespe * borrow sa m ,o fvan Ills e n etheror; tosnam and ap. lb 89 sWulr lnW Umo m w ro ay -l~rL~S~~r It ARTICLE II. The domicile of said corporation shall i_ in the city of New Orleans. All citation and other legal process shall be served upoi the president of said corporation ,and it case of his absence upon the vice-president and in case of his absence upon the secre tary-treasurer thereof. ARTICLE III. The objects and purposes for which thu corporation is established and the nature of the business to be carried on by it an hereby declared and specified to be, to carr on a general business for the purchase, sali and dealing in horses, mules and other live stock; to conduct and carry on stables foe the feeding, boarding and handling of live stock, and to conduct and carry on an ex change where horses, males and live stock may be sold at public or private sale; and enerally to bold and exercise all such inci dental powers and privileges as relate to the objects hereinbefore set forth. All of the abdve corporate functions may be performed both in the state of Iouisiana, and In any of the other states of this Union. ARTICLE IV. The capital stock of this corporation is hereb fixed at the sum of five thousand dol lrs 5 ($5,000.00), to be represented by ffty (50) shares of stock of the par value of one hundred dollars ($100.00) each, all of which said stock shall be subscrlbed for at the time of the organisation of this com pany and shall be paid for in cash before any of the said stock shall be issued. ARTICLE V. Transfers of stock shall be made only on the books of the company, subject to such regulations and formalities as the board of directors may prescribe. It Is hereby declared to be a fundamental condition attached to the stock of this cor poration, hich shall be expressed on the S ao the stock certificates, that ever holder thereof shall, before he sells his stock to any other person than an existing stock bolder of the company, ofer the stock to the existing stockholdrs at the price at which he Is offered therefor by any person not a stockholder, and no transfer of stock shall be made on the books of the company until proof is administered that this condi tlon has been complied with. ARTICLE VI. All the corporate powers of said corpora. tlon shall be vested in, and all Its business and affairs managed and directed by a board of three directors, who shall be elected an nually at a stockholders meeting to be held on the first Monday of Beptemer In sac eart, commencing with the first Monday i eptember, 1912. Each subscrlber shall be entitled to one vote for each share of stock standing in his name, to be cast in person or by proxy, and a majority a the votes cast shall elect. The directors shall hold onee for the term of one year, and until their successors shall have been elected and quallled. The directors shall elect a pres nt, a vice-president, who shall be general managler and a secretary-treasurer, from among their number. In case of a vacancy occurring on the board from death, res-na. ton or otherwls, the remaintnt dirctrs hall fsli the vacancy until the next elec. ion. The board of directors shall have power to make and establish all necessary rules and by-lamws for tbhe government of said corporaton ; to egulate the transfer of L stock,, and enforce te paymant unpaid installments of the stock subsription; to appoint all nsuch other employees, clerks, agents. overseers and representatives, as in their judgment may be necessary for the E conduct of the business of the corporatlon, t- and to fix their compensation. They shall have the right to dehag or release an _mpOee at plarser, . dutl of the Srvarious omces shall be lfixed by the bt-law o f the company. m ALTCIa VIL The followmag named pmors, to-wit: H. Ir H. McGee, ar. ,.r et y and Clarence ts :..H Ins, tlh tesd H. H McGee n en e t enry as v, pnd rC s .cc. aop 8 u seretr-reaue, shall be and are hereby coesttted the ist board - of directors and cers of said corporatin Sad shall held their eMs until the firt SInday intember, 1312, or until tbheir 5 f sled shar ave bees elected and quail. Whenever this corporation is dsolv-d, elter b a l ietole e hor whiws, its .f oen ed to inaorda liuids Ion eshall remain ion s ntI afsltert fully Ignldated In l s II haot ve bth as r of any of said 1$ dabses, s of ava occurring aong said lIuites from ay he filledd by the the mid rfta I sall O a Thi acoIneepertlet may he chmage amount at ýý · ~ a ý t ha awe at the moftl M-i "re se(nted at a been meti t he theeNowldeelofens I~,~rktice at sac f hews bee ub Lolsipna on the subject of altering th capital stock of corporatios. ARTICLE X. No stockholder shall ever be held liabi or respostible for the contracts or debts o said corporation for any further sum thai the unpaid balance due upon the shares o stock subscribed for, or owned by him, no I shall any mere Informality in organisatiol have the effect of rendering this charte null or of exposing a stockholder to an: liability beyond the amount of his subhscrip tion to the stock. ARTICLE XI. In order that this charter may also serv as the original subscription list of the cor poration, the incorporators have subscrtbe4 the shares of stock set opposite their res pective names, the aggregate being the whole capital stock of this corporation. Thus done and passed at my office, In the city of New Orleans. on the day, month ant vear first above written, in the presence o eassrs. E. II. Farrar, Jr. and S. E. (;aliber competent witnesses, who have hereunt4 signed their names, together with said ap pearers and me, notary, after due reading of the whole. (Original signed) : H. H. McGee, 2 shares, $2.100 00: Frank Mcllenry. 2: shares,. 2500.0Q; Clarence McC. Hopkins, : shares. $200.00. I Witnesses) : E. ii. Far rar, Jr., S. E. Galther. ABnRAHAM GOLDBERO. Notary Public. I, the undersigned, recorder of mortgages In and for the parish of Orleans. state o0 Loulsiana, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing act of incorporation, of the Mcltenry Hlorse Exchange was this day dull recorded in my office, in book 1051, folio - New Orleans. September 11th. 1911. (Signed) EMILE LEONARD, D. R I. the undersigned notary public, do here Sby certify the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of the original act of in corporation of "Mcllenry Hlorse Exchange' on tile and on record In my office. togethel with the certificate from the deputy recordel of mortgages thereto ittached. Witness my hand and seal this 11th dal of September, 1911. ABRAHAM G OLprR. (Seal) Notary Public. Sept. 14, 21, 2a. Oct. 5, 12, 19, 1911. CHARTER OF OZARK LAND COMPANY. UNITED STATES OF AMPRICA, STATE OF ILOUISIANA, PARISII OF OR LEANS. Be it known, that on this the twenty sixth day of July, in the year nineteen hun dred and eleven and the one hundred and thirty-sixth of the Independence of the United States, before me. James Barkley Rosser, Jr., a notary public, duly commis sloned and qualified, personally came and appeared, In my office in this city, the par ties hereto subscribed, who declared that pursuant to the laws of this state they hereby form and constitute themselves into a corporation, under the name of "OZA1RK LAND C3OMPANY," for a term of ninety nine years, with a domicile in this city. where all legal process shall be served on the president, or vice-president in the ab sence of the president, with the object of buying or otherwise acquiring and selling or otherwise alienating lands in the United States, improved and unimproved, and gen erally all things appertaining thereto and with all powers and rights granted to cor .porations; with a capital stock of one hun dred dollars par value each, which shall be paid for when subscribed; all corporate powers to be vested in a board of directors, composed of three stockholders, who shall e elected at a meeting of stockholders to held as soon as this act is signed and assed and whose successors shall be elgct ed on the first Monday of June, 1912, and annually thereafter; immediately after its election said board of directors shall select from their number a president, vice-presl dent, and secretary-treasurer, who shall hold ofice until June 1912, when their suc cessors shall be selected by the board of dl rectors to be chosen in that month, and all vacancies in office and board shall be filled by the remaining directors and at its disso lution this corporation shall be liquidated by its president. This act shall constitute, also, the orig tinal subscription list of the corporation, as signed. Thus done and passed, in my office at the city of New Orleans, on the day, month and year first before written, in the presence of Alphonse J. Cuneo and James Thriley, competent witnesses, domiciled in this city, who sign with said appearers and me, no tary, after reading the whole. (Original signed) : Earl A. Bernard, 20 shares:; A G. Young, 5 shares; Ed. Gaut schi, 5 shares. (Witnesses) : Alphonse J. Cuneo, James Thrimley. J. B. Rosas, Ja, Not. Pub. I, the undersigned recorder of mortgages in and for the parish of Orleans, hereby certify that the above and foregoing act of incorporation of the "Ozark Land Co." was this day duly recorded in my office in book 1051, folio -. New Orleans. July 27th, 1911. (Signed) EMIL5 Lsoxaao, D. R. Atrue copJ.:B. Rosasa, Ja., Not. Pub. 419 Hibernia Bldg. aug 3 10 17 24 31 sep 7 1911 CHARTER IMPERIAL EXPORT COMPANY. UNITED TrA'IEB OF AMERICA. BTWATE OF ILOUISIN, CITY O0 NEW Os Be it known, that on this nlath day of the month of September, in the year one thousand, nine hundred and eleven, before me, Alfred D. Dansilger, a notary publlc for the parish of Orleans, and city of New Or leans substituting Felis J. Dreyfous, an other notay public for said parlsh, now ahebsent on leave from the governor as ap pears by the instrument annexed to an act passed nla th.s oece on August 21, 1911: personally appeared the persons whose names are hereunto subscribed, all above the full age of majority, who severally declared that, avail Ing themselves of the provisions of the laws of this state, relative to the organisa. tlon of corporations, they have formed sad organised, and, by these presents, do form, themselves Into and constltute a corporation and body politic in law. for the objects and purposes and under the stipulations and agreements hereinaftter set forth and ex pressed, whleh they hereby adopt us their charter, to-wlt: LARTICL L The name and title of the corlratlon hereby formed is declared to be: I MELAL EXPORT COMPANY :; Its domicile shall be aIn the city of New Orleans, state of liasal ana, and it shall have and enjoy succession by its corporate name for a period of ninety. nIne years trom and after the date hereot The corporation shall have power and au thority to contract, sue and be sued ina its corporate name; to make and use a corpo rate seal; to hold, receive, hire and pr cha real and personal property, and to sell, mortgage or pledge the same; to bor row moey and issue bond. notes and other obligations. All citations or other le gal process shall be served upon the prea Gent, in ease of his absence or iability rom any case the same shall be served upon tae sertary-treasuror, ARTICILE IL The objet aud ptupoes for which this rpeetios is oransed, and as mature of the bins" to be earrisi o by it ,are herey delared to he: the mauoctr ad eaportngof pitchpie timbr and lt staes; toy and sell tanbed no tlmbred isale; to aubLtre by end sel lmb AR'TICIE IlL The captal stc of this csrratlo is , • the sid aital stock - sad eemmes stok. Thef atou oft sad dsrrd stack sall ba twety five tom d dllar, dvdeg to twety fi hured ars e th1 par valeo ten dollme each. Timamount of the comm soc heey wa t at the o tmer rom ti_ m to t pad -t thealoof o f- the · inu~dLpwmm C a1·r~k L e deds, or so much thereof as shall remain unpaid, shall accumulate. The dividends upon the said preferred stock, together with all accumulations or dividends remalning unpaid for previous years, shall be paid in e full before any dividends shall be paid upon f the common stock of the said corporation. a The said preferred stock shall be entitled f to elect two out of the three directors here r In provided for, and the common stock shall o be entitled to elect the remaining directors. r In the event of the liquidation of the cur V poration for any cause, the preferred stock shall have a prior lien on the assets of the corporation up to and until it shall have received the par value of the said stock. Any excess shall then be given to the com mon stock until its par value shall have e been paid ,and anything remaining shall be divided pro rata among the holders of all of the stock, preferred and common. Said stock, both common and preferred. C shall be paid for In installments of such amounts as the board of directors may de tertilne. Any part or parcel of the stock may be issued by the said board of directors in pay mnent of labor done or property actually received by the said corporation. Separate stock books and stock register for cacti of the said stock shall be kept, and the two classes shall not be mingled. This corporation shall become a going concern, and shall be authorized to com mence business so soon as three thousand dollars of its capital stock, either common or preferred, shall have been subscribed for. ARITICLE IV. All the corporate powers of this corpora tlit, and the management and control of its affairs shall be vested in, and exercised by. a board of directors' composed of three stockholders, a majority of whom shall con stituite a quorum for the transaction of all business. The directors shall be elected annualy by the stockholders, at a meeting to be held on the third Tuesday in October of each year. Each stockholder shall be en titled, in person or by proxy, to a vote for every share ownned by him, and all elections saall be held under such rules and regula tions as may be determined by the board of directors. The directors thus elected shall continue in ,ffice for one year, or until their successors shall have been elected and have qualitfid. No failure to elect shall be re garded as a forfeiture of this charter. Any tacancy occurring on said hoard shall be tilled by the remaining directors for the un expired term. The board of directors shall, at its first meeting after Its election, nomti nate out of its number. a president, a vice president and a secretary-treasurer. Said board shall have the rihht to unite any of the two above mentioned positions into one, or may segregate the position of secretary treasurer and elect a secretary who need not lie either a director or a stockholder, and It shtall enmploy and dismiss such clerks., utanagers and other employes of the corpo ration as the interest and business of the same may Justify. Any of the directors shall have tLe right to appoint, by written instrument, another director or stockholder to act as his proxy and in his stead at any anti all meetings of the board of directors. ARTICLE V. No stockholder shall ever be held liable or responsible for the contracts, faults or detlls of tots rorporation, nor shall any m0.re informality in its organization have the effect of rendering this charter void. or of exposing a stockholder to any liability wyond the unpaid balance due on the shares owned by him. ARTICLE Vi. This act of Incorporation may be changed, modified, or altered, or this corporation may tw dissolved, with the assent of the stockholders owning three-fourths of the stock of the corporation, present or repre sented at a general meeting convened for that purpose, and after at least ten days' written notice shall have been given through the mail to each stockholder at his last known place of residence. In case of disso lution by the expiration of this charter or otherwise, the stockholders shall elect three liquidators from among their number to settle the business and affairl of this com pany. In case of the death or disability of any one of said commissioners or Iliquidat ors. the survivors shall appoint a successor to him. ARTICLE VII. Immediately after the signing of this charter the stockholders shall meet and elect three directors who shall serve until the election to be held in October, 1912. Thus done and passed In my ofBce, on the day, month and year, first above written, in the presence of Frank B. Twomey and Jo seph L. Weiss, competent witnesses, who have signed with the appeares and me, the notary, after reading the whole. (Original signed) : S. J. Sutherland. 300 shares: W. C. Campbell, 2 shares; J. Ham Ilton Smith, 1 share. (Witnesses): F. B. Twomey, J. L Weiss. A. D. Da)aaio, Not. Pub. (Substituting Felix J. Dreyfous, another no tary public, now absent on leave.) I, the undersigned recorder of mortgages, in and for the parish of Orleans, state of Loulsiana, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing act of incorporation of the "Imperial Export Company,' was this day duly recorded in my omce, in book 1051 folio 199. New Orleans, Sept. 11, 1911. (Signed) EttLa LsDoaRD, D. R. I, Alfred D. Dansiger, a notary public, duly commissioned and sworn in for the parish of Orleans and city of New Orleans, do hereby certify that the above and fore going is a true and correct copy of the original charter of the "Imperial Export Company," together with the certificate of the recorder of mortgages, thereto append ed the whole on file and of record in the notarial ofce of Felix J. Dreyfous. Esq. In faith whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this ninth day of September, 1911. A. DI. nDAxios. Not. Pub. (Substituting Felix J. Dreyfous, another notary public, now absent on leave.) (Seal) sep 14 21 28 oct 12 19 1911 AMENDMENT TO CHARTER CIARTER NEW ORLEANS CHIAIR COM PANY. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, BTATE OF LOUISIANA, PARISH OF OR LEAN8, CITY OF NEW ORLEANS. Be it known and remembered that of this 30th day of the month of September, In the year of our Lord one thousand nine hunadred and eleven, and of the Indepen dence of the United States of America, the one hundred and thirty-sixth: Before me, Abraham Goldbery, a Notary Public duly commissioned, sworn and quail fled In and for the Parish of Orleans, 8tate of Louislans, therein residing, and in the presence of the witnesses bherelnafter named end undersigned: Personally came and appeared. Benjamin R. Connart and Emil Rubostel, respect ively the president and secretary of the New Orleans Chair Company, who decla-ed unto me. Notary, that a meeting of the stock holders o the New OrIena Chalr Com Pnay wras held on September 30th. 1911. at 11 o'clock a. in., at the ofee of the com pany in the city of New Orlans, the said atockholders having waived all notices re. qulre by the echarter and the law, sad stockholders' meeting having been called or the purpoe o amending Article IV, V and IX of umld Company. -That at said meeting of stockholders so held on the 30th of September, 111, at 11 o'cloek a m., It was reolved by lunanimous vets of all the stockholders of said company (a certlied copy of the minutes of whichl aeetntng Isa hereto annexed) that Artles IV, V and IX of ,aid Charter be amended a_ hereinatner set forth. And the said Beaemin H. ornart end the eaId .ld Rubeutetn. repetively, the -ead t of se retary of the New Orleans nr y, further declared unto me, =_tay .th, u tn and aeh of them rw r . t_ l teek, .. tidsy authoratale the sto toler satdl corpany at theo meeting held on Septeuhe, 30toOh,11. for the _urpose oo mh¶nsm aid amendments In notarlar form: Ud tlrt les· IV, V and IX fa the elartt of the New Orleas Chair Coaay shall he aedd s as to read as fellows, to-wit: "Thea capi.rtalstc thi s oato I hre_ _ed at the mmd of fift tholand Dar( . .Of the saId Le ofs led Two Huam in (SS) share to hl main "The holders of the preesrted stock shall lends he entitled to cumulative dividends thereon with at the rate of 8 per cent for each and every IninK fiscal year of the company. payable out of Id in any and all surplus or net profits of the upon company annually as and when decla red ,by n. the Board of tIirectors. In the event there itled should be umelfient surplus or nIt profits to I here- pay the holders of the commlon sto.k eight shall p,.r cent dividlends, then the hohlers of the I tors. preferred stock shall partllipate In the ex. r- cess surpllls or net profits ratably ,isth said stock common stock. Sthe "In the ev,.nt of lilqidation or tli..tlu have tion o' the corporation, the holders of the tock. preferred stock shall he entitled to receive com- the par value of their preferred shares out have of the assets of the corporation ls-for, any II be thing shall he paid therein to the hold-er f all of the common stock, and. at the e.xpiration of the year 1912. in the event thel net rred, profit does not permit the payment of the such . per cent dividend on the preferred stock. Sde- it is agrree'd that the company shall go Into liquidation. S 'The holder. of the preferred stock shall Pa- he entitled to voting power in the corpora tall lon to the same .extent as the holders of common stock and satll preferred stockhodl later ers shall hate two representatlives on the and Board of Directors. '"\o dividend shall I.e d.,eclared on any olnK stock that Is not actually suhscrllthd for cow- and pail for. sand 'The corporation shill hbeome a oling n concern and be authorized to dlo laslnes fer. s cocn as Twenty thousland dollars '0, 000001o of its stock shall have been sub scrited and paid for." otra- "ARTICLE V. I by. "All the corporate powers of said corpor hree atnln shall be vested in and exercised by, a mo- ord of Directors to i. composed of five all ,5 persons. to be elected annually on the cted first Monday in January In eac'h year. ex tbing .-ept the first Board of Directors as consil obuer 1ute4! by Article IX of this charter as here en- inafter chanced and modified. for 'The Board of I)lrectors named In Article Ions IX of this charter as moditfied and rhanged! ula- shall hold their offices until the first Mon l day In .January, 1913. There shall alwaRs hl two rnu-ml.rs of the hoard representing thelr the preferred stnekhnlers and three mem have hers of the board r-D*^esnting the common re-stockhlers. Any "All 11 h elections shall he helid by hal I I , lot and conducted at the offi.e of said cor un- Ipration under the supervision of three t3) hall, comnmissoners, to be appointed by the Board otti- of Itretors. vice- "Notice of such el,-ction shall he given Sal y the secretary of the company hy plthll y of ation for not less than ten 1101 days prior one therto In a newspaper published In the ary I'arih of Orleans. State of Louisiana. need "At all such elect'ons and at all corpor er mt, le meetings, every -tockholder shall be en trk titlt.ed to one vote for each share of stock rp- standing In his name on the books of the the company, to be cast In person or by his -tos written pr-xy, atnd a majority of the votes. tten cast shall elect. ulder "Any vacancy among the directors by any death. resignation or otherwise. shall he lora. f!ie byh election for tihe remainder of the term hr the remaining directors. "A failure to elect directors on the date ablehoe specified shall not dissolve the cor a oble oration. nor impair Its corporate manage or Inent. hbit the directors then In office shall any remain in office until their successors are ave elect el and qualified. i. or "The Board of llrectors shall elect from lilly their own numlbr a PI'-ident. a Vice PresI the dent and a Secretary-Treasurer. The Board shall have power to divide the offices of secretary and treasurer, in which case the treasurer may or may not be a member of get the board. They may. from time to time. thon name and appoint all such officers and the agents as it may deem necessary for the the purposes and business of the corporation. I They shall have power to fix and define the for duties of every officer and employe. and all - y officers and employes shall hold office and ugh mployment at the pleasure of the board. last The board may make and establish, as well so as alter and amend, any and all by-laws, Srules and regulations necessary and proper bee in Its judgment for the conduct, support andti to management of the business and affairs of e sahl corporation. Sof "The board shall have full power and dat- authority to borrow money, to execute tort- a r gages and to create liens; to Issue bonds. notes and other oblitations, and generally to do all things reasonable, convenient and necessary for the proper carrying on of the this business of the crrlporatlon. and "The board may issue full paid shares of i mill preferr.d stock fo'r cash only at par: and i may issue two huu'ired and ten (2101 shares c the of the common stock In exchange for the a present outstanding two hundred and ten o "Jo- 1210) shares of the common stock of this 0 who company; the balance of ninety (90) shares P of the common stock can be issued for cash u only at par. 300 "Every member of the Board of Directors. c in case of his absence from the domicile of m ag- the company, at any time shall have the s right to naem and appoint, in writing, a proxy to represent him to sit and vote in his place and name at all meetings of the Board of Directors which may take place during his absence from the domicile of the e company." of "ARTICLE IX. S "Emil Rubenstein, Benjamin II. Connart, a day have been chosen and elected as the first d Board of Directors of said corporation to In serve as such until the first Monday in a January. 1913. and until their successors p c, have been elected and qualified. The said rM the Renjamin II. Connart Is hereby named Presi the dent, and said Emil Bubensteln, Secretary. . Treasurer, and the said George A. Ditton. the Jr. Vice.President. All checks shall be signed by the President and Secretary. i rt Treasurer." _ And the said appearers further declared c unto me. Notary. that the original charter the of the New Orleans Chair Company was created by an aet of corporation passed he my fore the underaigned Notary on the 22nd of er, May. 1906. and is recorded In the ofce of o Sthe Recorder of -Mortgages for the Parish of her Orleans. In Book 849. follo 52. and is re cordled in the office of the Secretary of a State at Baton Rouge, La.. in Book "Record of Charter." No. 42. p SThus done and passed in my ofce in the c city of New Orleans, on the day, month and year first above written, nla the presence of Messrs. Al. C. Kammer and 8. E. Gallbter, competent witaessaes, who have hereunto signed their names, together with said ap. u petrers and me, Notary,after due readlng of the whole. Witnesses. (Original 81gned.) g AL. C. KAMMER a S. E. GAT,IBFR B. H. CONNART. Preskldeant. S E. RTTRENSTEIN, Sec'y Treas. ABBRAHAM OT(lDBERG. TE Notary Publle. BR- I.1 the underslmned. Recorder of Mortgage. h in and for the Parish of Orleans. State of sa Louisiana. do hereby certify that the above re sad foregoing Amendments to Act of Incor- f poratlon of the New Orleans 'hair Com-rn Jany was this day dnly recorded In my of- 5 fee. In Rook 1051. folio t o New Orleans. Octnhober 2. 1911. tl hr, (SI'gned) EMILE, LPEONARD. D. R. t en . the nndersigned Notary Publle. do ca the hereby certify the above and foregoing is a p true and corect copy of the orllinal c SAmendments to the Act of lncorporatlon of e ate new Orlea ns Chair Compnyar" on fit and e the on record ain my ofce. together with the e fercrt me t to the ipty Recorder ofi ned Molrtgag thereto attached. P S Wltoer m' hand and seal this 3rd day of October, 1911. tI e ABRAIZAM )T;DBEIR . sI n Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26, Nov. 2 aNd 9, 1911. at ti ad . CHARTER s OFP BDC BROS. 11 ap UNITED STATES 0 AMERICA, BTATE ac led OF LOUISIANA. PARISH O' OR lad EANS, CITY OF NEW ORLEANS. the Be It kaowa, that oa this twenaty-fourth at by day of 1Augnt.ti the yar of our Lord oan tl the thousand ie bhundmred and eleves and of he for the independea of the Uaitad states ofat ate Amerle the one huadred ad thlrty-siLth, e V before me. Jsme Eaebarle ,Speaug, a no. p1 Ias tary public, ia ad for the perish of Or. to lmas, state of Louialaua. duy commleton. Ia ed sad quaulifed. sad ta the preseane of the a wltnes heaeafter amed anad nader-s sanaed perraeally came and appeared the patse whosu ames are bhermato suh. t issclbed who aeverall declared that. avani. at ad tag themselves of the provisons f themel -laws e tbhis state relative to the orgals aC aton of arporatias and especially of set t No. T7 of the latlatve aets of the pa-. til Sseal assembly of the state et foaskht infr h the yetar Ietaen haadred ad four, a. · a le proved ly 4th. 194. and of the other laws i l. of t state relahttiw to corporatloans and P Sthe orgtanisatio and formatioe theremt, they t ee have cuanted ad arread and de wl 9 we these rets evenst. airt and Mndl s t mhe s a s m as neh other aerosea " Fa mbt may uevefte beame esnelated with I ad them a their mress ,,. to fore and c n f satttui a earperatism as heir poltite in law Do You Know That in the average three-minute telephone conversatik least 300 words are spoken ? 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The name and style of this corporation I shall be BEC"K BROS., and by that name it shall have power and authority to exist and enjoy succession for the full term and pe- I rlod of ninety-nine years commencing oen and to be computed from and after the 1 date and day hereof. ARTICLE II. The domicile of this corporation shall be I in the city of New Orleans, state of Lou- 1 Islana. All citations and other legal pro- I cess shall be served upon the president of said corporation; or, in case of his absence 1 or inability to act,upon the vice-president ; or, in the absence or inability of both the president and vice-president to act, then c upon the secretary of this company. The president shall be the executive ol- - cer of this corporation: he shall preside at I meetings of the board of directors and stockholders. t 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 hereby declared to be as follows, to-wit: : The manufacturing, buying and selling of optical instruments, articles and supplies and such other wares, goods and merchan dise as may be determined upon to engage in the optical business and generally to do all things necessary or convenient to pro perly conduct the business of this corpo ration. ARTICLE IV. This corporation may sue and be sued Inle its corporate name: hold, have, receive, pur- t chase, convey, sell, mortgage, hypothecate, I pledge, lease and sub-lese and eoy real. personal and mixed property: also borrow money, make and issue notes and bonds; make contracts; receive grants of land, or of personal property; and make and use a corporate seal ,the same to alter or break at pleasure, but the failure to have a seal shall not invalidate any of the acts or pro- t ceednlags of this corporation: name and ap- a point such managers, directors, o•lcers, clerks and agents as the interest and con venitece of said corporation may require; and through its board of directors make t and establish such by-laws, rules and regun Istions for the proper management and reg ulation of the affairs of said corporation as mar be necessary, and the same to alter e and change at pleasure, and shall possess a all the rights, powers and privileges to I which corporations are or may be by any I general law or laws of this state authoriled t and entitled to possess. paid corporation a may exercise its corporate powers within a any other state or territory in the United s States, or foreign country that shall permit t the same. ARTICLE V. a The capital stock of this corporation is a hereby fixed at the sum of twenty-five thou- ca sand and 00-100 ($25,000.00) dollars, rep. t resented by one thousand shares of twenty. ive and 00-100 (925.00) dollars each. All stock subscribed for shall be payable at such times and on such terms and condi tions as the board of directors may from time to time fix and determine in each par. " ticular case, or by general resolution. The board of directors may issue certfi, cates of paid-up stock In payment of pro perty or goods actually delivered to this corporation or for services actually rend ered to it, or for rights, privileges or fran- r chises transferred to It, the valuatlon int each instance to be agreed to by the boardl of directors which shall have full and finllt power to do so. i All transfers of stock shall be made on t the books of the corporation and shall be t signed by the stockholder or by his attor- . ney. ot all elections by, or meetings of. t stockholders, each share of stoct shall a entitled to one vote, to be cast either by e the person in whose name the stock appears I on the books of this corporation at the time t of the voting, or by his agent or proxy, duly a autborised in writing to that effect. Only stock which has been paid In full in cash or otherwise, shall be permitted to vote at meeting of the stockholders. The company shall begin operation as soon as one hundred and twenty shares of I the cpital stock are subscrbed for or die it posed of. Dividends shall be declared on the amount p actually credited on the capital stock with- r out regard to the amount subscribed for. C ARTICLE VI. T'he business and afairs and corporate powers of this corporation shall be trans acted by a bard of directors composed of three direetor, to be coamposed of stock.e holter. thereof, and they and eh of them shall be elected by a majority of all the C votes cast at a meeting to be held for that purpose. SmaJortty of said board of directors shall costaitute a quorum to the trUnsatlon and d management of all businesstM of said corpo As soon after the eateathsm of thiL char ter as practicable, the subscribers hereto shall hold a meeting and select those to compose the t bard of directors of this corporation ad they shall bold doce until the firt Mlondy a September, 1912, or un til their see.ers are elected ad quallled: eah easqeuet heard shall take their sta on the Ir Monday I September bollow ing their election or as soen thereafter as retMble, sad shall boheld their *lie until eImr sea shall have bee elected anad On the third Monay in ugust. ,1012, ad nually therrter an electi for directeeg by h stockhldodm shall be held at the ef rectors shall at its first meetang election, or as soon thereafter - Ible, elect a president, a vlce-.sddS secretary from their own number. A failure to elect directors o a t above Specified shall not dissolve tis ration, but the then existing board - ttore shall continue to hold their s another election shall be held as u after as practlcable at a time t o be the board of directors then in of = of ten days' prior notice shall be the manner above providel, whichO tices shall be full and complete all stockholders of such meethas In the event no election tabs the cond meeting, the board tha shall hold over until the next sag" lung or until their successors are dm ed and qualified. Any vacancy ocucrring in adll directors frrm any cause, shall be the remaining directors. The hoard of directors may me laws, rules and regulations as think proper for the transactlone inmss and affairs of mid corss change, alter and amend the sacm ai ure, and shall exercise all the this corporation or may delegatet t to one or more officers at Its point and fix the salarie ofd n clerks and employees not herein the same to change or dislmls at fix the salaries of the officers herein: sell, convey, mortgage, pils and purchase rights, privIleges, property movable, immovable and borrow money, issue notes and contracts and sign or cause to he omcers or directors specially or a authorised by the board of dieetm cessary acts, deeds, etc., and ad* porate seal, the same to change o - dispense with at pleasure; and Mi things which may be necessa N in the management of said permitted by the laws applicable i tlons. ARTICLE VIL This charter may be changed altered, or said corporation solved with the assent of th the amount of stock -present or at any general meeting of mid convened for such purpose, after previous notice shall have been manner provided in Article VI ter. ARTICLE VIIL Whenever this corporation i either y lImItation or from oth r airals shall be liquidated nnder Intendence of three stockholders to t for" that purpose by a majority is the stockholders present or a general meeting of the t which the election is held. Sai stoners shall remain in oce sai fairs of said corporation shall fully liquidated. In case of the one of maid commissioners or of at or inability of one of them to vivors shall continue to act and another stockholder in the plae an of the commissioner who shall bass to act. ARTICLE IX. The President may, in his shall upon the written reqsa"S stockholders call a special mne stockholders of thIs corporat.s", ;i; ARTICLE X. No stockholder shall ever be responsible for the contracts or this corporation in any fnrth5e the unpaid balance due to the the shares owned by or so him, nor shall any informality 1 tion have the effect of renderag ter null or void, or of exjosi holders to any liability. Thus done and passed at the city of New Orleans, on the and year first above written, bi ence of Messrs. Walter T. Boble L. Pond, competent witnesses, this city who have hereunto names with the appearers asd N after due reading of the whoMl . Names of signers omitted. J. ZACR I, the undersigned. Depat Mortgages, in and for the leans, State of Louisiana, do that the above and foregonlog ad poratlon of Beck Bros. was tn recorded in the Mortgage --,0 Orleans In book folio Orleans, La., Sept. 310. 1911. Deputy Recorder of I, the undersigned. Notary Pill for the Parish of Orleans, do that the above and foregoing I a correct copy of the original ad poration of Beck Bros., and at cate of the Recorder of Morltl parish, thereunto appended c Iln my omee. In faith whereof, I have hand and official seal on thiu day of September. J. ZAC N Oct. 5-12-19-26. Nov. 29 1 Subscribe 'For HERALD Only 10c a *ooooooooo..