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a m mmm m COMPLICATIONS pogMER'S STORY. Sgwan the father of the fam &gek mut his dinner napkin, odsncln a class going? Are all the new steps?" as" Caroline admitted gin r ge swell!" idM her brother. I just hate the trouble'" their father " -rotine piped up happily. wd asesae Bunny danced with l at time, and-" me thing, tattletale!" protest- . man. "I guess I don't 1 about that stuck-up Hal I gews I wouldn't notice gil wasn't hardly any other s iont And she can dance with i ggesl times for all I care! 3 be so smart!" t -o!" reproved his father. 6t your girl how did you I aso Caroline meant? Ap- a en against you, Edward! jwould say that at your ten- d I Amaid regret knowing that s were becoming entan ' on burst out, red faced, a laudnat talk! She has an b am Larry Jones, and he toJ esats for her!" aned with me more'n with n gas," Caroline came back c "If hell dance with me I h twheher he gives two cents b a. IdoI d * esrd her father to the as I3 d. I trust this glimpse tl ssonaing will teach you n g. sea! It may keep you ti when some fair as yo!" ca heew whachu talking a d dward huffily. R dat see what Caroline w Inrry, for he's a punk a1 oanblle defended. "Not in and to him. as I have! fa eg8 are queer! Theyf y the knees and lag be it #gr part of him! You dsahlg a little queer if az _ g two or three steps be her brother. I'd pick T eo to have a case on sI Sgirt! Why don't you he WrMle? All the girls fa him, because he looks br M s magade-but, any- wi leek at you!" Caroline. "Him! wi a bit better than ch ls wabble, took only A the knees something ab s tall you're afraid ly Sit ap like a Jackknife! mi kery told me it made be se never could have bu e she knew the new ye of her and she hl Mgt a chance at Pin- the ssahatios are dis- tel Alther mourned. "I he them straight. Aren't gentlemen in the de, e--mand of their she wa lghta see Bill do the the i his son. "He's athb- he We piled up an the it I hadr In the dressing Wire dancing the Ta- "I $mneed clear over the I c it' nwhre my vanity box ing hisked his sister in a be Mwhite fur was all rJla! I'll tell the woi powder box away a ft her brother. her Teure Just mad be- " ea were stuck on "Ti i case on him," Scomplacent. th "He asked me int a the next party-go acla UawmM was momen- war STheni he rallied. who Win't ask you or "I spri Wi ma something," heel to the atmos- wot iled in his chair. "( begulingly. "Hon- "I'm lything--what I cha is legs don't wab- "I Whwhat did Hallie have crie Msel three dances bee told him between A him. gpmlp eastatically. ope dons htir remarked, door as danelng the hatever to be "I t leogress!" the to*i and hen bos SDai ly on mamid R&,e. whos teok place the end isluad aode Mr 'et to uload her I the tergoods. ehail reorttoganuj Th a its place uapt and ut to him whlel isr so ab. And 1 and beaned above wreoedg TIb rmark. "K yes want was *a as gg o while By MAY DE VRIts am- (Copyright, 1914. by W. G. Chapman.) kin, Rafferty, the old foreman of the Are composing room in the big publishing house was an unassuming man, but gin- he stopped to speak to Miss Latham, Mr. Angell's stenographer as he made ate his way upstairs with a bundle of c proofs under his arm. t her "Now I'll tell you how it is, Miss Latham," pursued the foreman, de- d ily, positing the proofs, which were 'ith marked "hurry," upon her desk. "We s know your people live up-state, and eat- we thought you mightn't take it amiss n't if we asked you to come in and eat L lal- your Sunday dinner with us, day " ice after tomorrow. We've got a turkey, her and-and there's no one to help us eat ith it," he said disconsolately. "So, as re! you live in the next block, we thought-" er. "Why, I'll come with real pleasure, t 'ou Mr. Rafferty," answered Miss Latham, to +p- grasping the foreman's inky hand a' -d! "At two o'clock," said Rafferty, evi- P" en- dently relieved. "Do you like sage a fat stuffing, Miss Latham?" pa in' "I dote on it," the girl replied. And Rafferty, reminding her of the time pe ed, again, took up his bundle and made so an his way upstairs. th he It was a cosy little apartment into s1 which Miss Latham penetrated on ye th next Sunday. There was scrupulous ek cleanliness, and that evidence of a I harmonious family of two which can Co its be sensed the moment one opens a W door. And as the girl entered, she in he saw Mrs. Rafferty struggling under b se the weight of a huge platter which bo )u must have contained a giant among fo )u turkeys. del Jr Two minutes later Rafferty was P carving as tender and luscious a bird ma ig as ever grew to maturity, while Mrs. alt y. Rafferty, looking a little self-conscious. •e was apologizing for the Rafferty home. Po0 ik "But it's a home, my dear," she ot said. "and that's better than a board- cot It Ing house. And it wasn't any more r f! for your sake than for ours I wanted ma I you to come. Since we lost Michael, re ' it hasn't been any home to us." ma n "Michael?" inquired the girl. "That's so" if an unusual name." It e- "Yes," said Mrs. Rafferty. "He was wot mine and my first husband's, but when k Tim wanted me to marry him and I the a showed him the boy, and asked how sea a he'd like to start in with a ready-made s Is family, he took such a fancy to him it are a broke his heart when Michael turned tt r- wild." the "I am so sorry," murmured the girl, ha. ! watching her hostess with flushed tor a cheeks. ato 7 "Well, the boy and Tim had a row A g about one thing and another, and final- shal I ly Michael put on his hat and kissed tio me. 'Good-by, mother, I'll never come = s back,' he said. I didn't believe him. ee s but he kept his word. That was two upo+ F years ago and Tim would have cut out , s his tongue sooner than have spoken ture the words he did." buy The plum pudding came in and they oo tell to. But Miss Latham seemed to and have lost her appetite. desc t "Now what's the matter, honey?" twit demanded motherly Mrs. Rafferty asam r she drew the girl aside while Tim brus chai washed the dishes. "It's some fellow and I that isn't worth troubling your pretty buil head about, isn't it? I've been through o7" It myself. Come, now, tell me." to p "Oh, Mrs. Rafferty," sobbed the girl, de "I know I'm a dreadful impostor, but dice I I couldn't tell them at the office, and b it was only last month, and he's travel- poral ing for Arthur Buckle & Co. and won't Ar be back till tomorrow and--" thi "Married?" gasped Mrs. Rafferty in , wonder. proi The girl nodded and brushed away st a fugitive tear that was trickling down and her cheek dred "Glory be!" cried Mrs. Rafferty. tion "Tim! Come here! May I tell him, s dearie?" rest, "Yes," whispered the girl. She knew that at the omce Raferty, with his repre innate loyalty, would be as mate as a • 1 clam. So Mrs. Raferty told him. ne Next Instant Tim was executing a and I war dance round the girL "And whatli be your real name?" he asked. assi "Jast Miss Latham-please-until on spring, and then we shall start house whic keepiang," sobbed the girl. "So not a word, of course in ." "Oh, Tim," sobbed Mrs. Rafferty, fre 'Tm so glad. If only we had our Mi- urer, ehael with uas now!" hoId "If only Miss-Miss ILtham could e have brought her young man with her," Art cried Raferty. "That would havey been-" hll A sharp peal at the bell interrapted it t him. He pressed the button that in pe opened the front door and, with pnas libl donsble cuariosity, the two opened the the c door of the apartment and peered over oln the banisters. rst "I believe that's-that's-" gasped shal the girL "I left word at the boarding new hoemse that I was here in ease he could Ca come hack. Oh, excuseo me!" And, ar, amid cries to bring him upstairs, the Sir flew down to meet the newomer, with whose firm steps resounded in the see tas C end passage below. Mrs. Rafaerty slipped her hand ainte Ioeti her husband's and felt hris kiss an her '" The girt and the man were eoming up the stairs. His arm was roend her mti and she was eaktng up into his face, tio which was bt downM toward hers And nither of them maw the watchers I Is akbove untl they reacbed their floor. Then Mn R.~ rty aemed. - "Mihael!" she areg tas a And tie mzt meemt the y ia was heoldinS Mhis m Ln his arsm white his sspbnther easnee a s end war ga 3, m Uncle Eben. "De man dat tries to put on airs," said Uncle Eben, "throws hlsself en tirely on de mercy of folks dat is too polite to laugh." A Defiance. "You may be the stronger," said the speckled trout as the fisherman S dropped him into the basket, "but I the will nevertheless maintain that yeu can't knock the spots off me!" ade CHARTER of or CRESCENT BROOM COMPANY, INC. United States of America, State of Louisiana, [is Parish of Orleans City of New Orleans. Be It known, that on this the twenty-ninth O de- day of the month of March. in the year of 4 ere Our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and fif- 3 teen, and of the Independence of the United I We States of America, the one hundred and thirty- I Mnd ninth, before me, Alexis Brian, a Notary I Public duly commissioned and qualified with- t lies in and for the Parish of Orleans. State of A eat Louisiana, and in the presence of the wit- I lay nesses hereinafter named and undersigned. personally came and appeared the several . ey, persons whose names are hereunto subscribed, . eat who severally declared that, availing them- il selves of the benefits and provisions of the o1 as constitution of the State of Louisiana and of d we the laws of said State relative to the organ ization of corporations, and particularly of the provisions of Act No. 267 of the Acts of re, the General Assembly of the State of Louis- ai lana for the year 1914. they have united to lm, form, and do by these presents form and or- a, gantze themselves, as well as all such other of persons who may hereafter join or become as- ai sociated with them or their successors, into L ge a stock corporation for the objects and pur- I poses and under the covenants, stipulations A and agreements following, to-wit: nd Article I-The name and title of this cor le poration shall be "Crescent Broom Company. de Inc," and under and by said name, unless sooner dissolved in accordance with law and this charter, it shall exist and continue, and ito sthall have anti enjoy corporate existence and suiession for r period of, ninety-nine (99) on years tfrm and after the date of this act. It ni u1s may have, I o!d. receive, borrow, loan, ex change, acquire by grant, gift or purchase, de- s vise or bequest, sell, alienate, dispose of, Ot as convey, lease, pledge, pawn, hypothecate, en- an cumber or mortgage property of any kind. un a whether real, personal or mixed, corporeal or th he incorporeal, movable or immovable, all sub- thi ject to such limitations as may be prescribed po by law. It may make, issue and endorse Ile Ch bonds or notes and other evidence of debt. 191 It may accept mortgages, pledges or other ex forms of security for money loaned or other debts. It may contract, sue and be sued. an plead or be impleaded by its corporate name bi in any court of competent jurisdiction. It eig rd may make, adopt and use a common seal and tut .alter the same at pleasure. It may hold stock pot in other corporations, and its capital stock 1 15, may be issued for capital stock in other cor- pot 1e. porations. It may name, appoint and employ an, such managers, directors, officers, agents and all Ie other employes as its interest, business and lag d. convenience may require, and may fix their fro r compensation, having due regard 'to the na ture, character and value of their services. It cor Id may make and establish by-laws, rules and ant 14 regulations, not inconsistent with this charter bid or any existing law, fixing or altering the kin management of its property, the regulation and hat 'a government of its affairs, and the manner of mil the certification and registration of its stock at It may wind up and dissolve itself, or be this * wound up and dissolved in the manner pre. and scribed by law. It may conduct business in A this state, other states, the federal districts, por I the territories and possessions of the United States, and any foreign country. And it val' generally shall possess all the powers, rights, the le privileges and immunities which corporations cori are and may hereafter be authorized to pos-. sess under the constitution and laws of this 4 state, and particularly under Act No. 267 of aha the acts of the General Assembly of the State Lot of Louisiana for the year 1914. And it shall A I, have the power to invest its board of direc- a t d tors with all of its corporate powers, subject pric to such restrictions as may be named in this A charter. co IW Article II-The domicile of this corporation sta shall be at the City of New Orleans, Parish ing of Orleans, State of Louisiana. and all cita- g d tions or other legal process shall be served tre upon its president, or in the event of his s absence upon its vice-president, or in the als 4 event of the absence of both of said officers a *upon its secretary-treasurer. T Aticle III-The se or purpose orposes for lowi which this corporation is formed and the na a ture of the business to be carried on by it are hereby declared to be: To manufacture, At buy sell, import, export and generally deal in or y goods, wares and merchandise of every kind the and description, and particularly brooms, brushes, dusters and mops of all classes and description, broom corn, broom handles, duti » twine, wire and all other articles incident At to or suitable for use in the manufacture, can I making, sale or disposition of said brooms, sale Sbrushes, dusters and mops. To either pur- stocl chase, build or rent, acquire, hold and operate days y and sell or otherwise dispose of such landsi buildings, warehouses, stores, factories and th equipment or other property as the business ath of the corporation may require; and generally such to perform all the acts incident to a manu- T facturing or mercantile corporation, and to City deal in such other goods, wares and merchan dise as are usually manufactured or dealt ir Ioll by manufacturers and dealers in similar lines tent of business to those engaged in by this cor- have poration. and Article IV-The authorized capital stock of of tl this corporation is hereby declared to be the Th sum of twenty thousand dollars ($30,000) which stcol Scapital stock may be increased in the manner ferri provided by Iaw to the sum of fifty thousand scrit (st50,00). The presently authorized capital dolla stock of this corporation is to be divided into Comi and represented by two hundred (200) shares ers of common stock of the par value of one hun- wort dred dollars ($100.00) each; but this corpora- ary tion shall have the power to create two or I more kinds of stock of such classes, with such Mort designations, preference and voting powers or State restrictions or qualifications thereof as it may the see fit. Said capital stock shall be fully paid of R and non-assessable when issued, and shall be duly represented by certificates and shall be per- 114. sonal property. No transfer of said capital (Sij stock shall be binding upon this corporation At unless made in accordance with its charter and by-laws and recorded on the books there Article V-No stockholder may offer for sale OP assign or transfer his stock in this corpora- grC tion without giving to the other stockholders thirty (30) days pror notice of such intention, Unit which notice shall be given in writing to the p secretary-treasurer, and the other stockhold- Be ers shall have the first privilege of purchas- the a ing the said stock at the book value thereof one for a period of thirty (30) days from the de- the livery of said notice to the secretary-tres- Amer urer, after which thirty (30) days if said stock befor bolders do not avail themselves of said notar privilege said stock may be sold to whomso- fled ever the stockholder may see fit. of Or Article VI.-The business of this corpora- ence tion shall be managed and all the corporate under powers thereof, except as hereinafter statecd, the p shall be vested in and exercised by a board who of five (5) directors to be elected from among and its stockholders, three of whom either present iana in person or represented by proxy shall con- 267 of stitute a quorum. No stockholder shall be coven eligible as a director unless five (5) shares of ents the capital stock of this corporation shall as we belong to him in his own right and stand in hereir his name on the books of the corporation. The form first board of directors of this corporation poses shall be composed of Sidney C. Bertoere, stipul: whoe lost ounce address is 1615 Crete street, Arti New Orleans, La.; Gustave Oertlin 416~8 orat Canal street, New Orleans, La.; Phlip L Lmb Kramer, 4168 Canal street. New Orleans, La.; and b Ivariste C. Bertonier, 300 Grand Route St. suthor "oh, New Orleans, La. and Chester G. full r.ling, 416 Canal street, New Orleans, La., comma with Siey C. Brseiaere as president, Gus- after tave Ourtliag as vice-president and Philip L Art. Kramer as secretaryt-treasurer. Said hoard of shall 1 directors shall serve until the trst annual Louisi meeting of slteckholders for the election of cess sI directors, ounil their smeossesr are elected co A VIL-On the third Meday in Jan- case -yk, 1 and sanally thereafter on i thepri third Mia ia Janua i esach year,a the s meeting of the stoklgder of thisarora dent a tio hall hbe held at its domile for the ppoti Ipe of eleeting direters for the eseng the Be year; aad at suck ametlaIg the stockholders on the shall have the right of eulative reting in presid the election of directera A failmre from any Artia ceams hustsreever to hld the amial meetl g whic I - lekhbldrnr gor the ailkees slet direc- ature m theat m ne se diolve this eerprs. it, r tie, but the is e os ears then Inlain, eae shall sthmaen is ea eds ir mess- furnasl r thadl have bersn s duiy y thesm o a i 1msi or dsms mor Us -o p L may be dissolved in the method and manner provided by law. g," Article IN-No stockholder of this corpora. tion shall ever be held liable or responsible Sfor the contracts or faults of this corporation tOO in any further sum than the unpaid balance i on the stock for which he has subscribed, nor shall any mere informality in organization I have the effect of rendering this charter null or of exposing a stockholder to any liability I than as above provided. th Thu. done and passed in my office, at the City of New Orleans, Louisiana, on the day, tLf month and year herein first above written in I I I the presence of Messrs. I. R. Saal and E. L. Szabary, competent witnesses, who hereunto FOU sign their names with said appearers and me, notary, after due reading of the whole. t Original signed) E. C. Bertoniere. 3004 Grd. Rte. St. John, New Orleans, 5 shares; Gus. - (ertling. 4168 Canal St.. New Orleans, La.. I 20 shares; Mrs. E. Oertling, (per (;us (ert 9C. ling, 4168 ('anal St., New Orleans, La.. 5 shares; S. C. Bertoniere, 1615 Crete St. New na, Orleans, La., 30 shares! (. C. Bertoniere, r (per S. C. Bertoniere) 1514 Sauvage St. New nth Orleans. Louisiana, 5 shares; P. L. Kramer, of 4168 ('anal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, a fif- 30 shares; C. G. G ertlinti, 4168 ('anal St., ted 1514 Sauvage St., New Orleans, La., 5 shares; II ty- P. L. Kramer, 4168 Canal St., New Orleans, u cry La., 30 shares; C. G. Oertling, 4168 ('anal St., g th- New Orleans, La., 5 shares. Witnesses: I. tl of R. Saal, E. L. Szabary. Alexis Brian, Notary n it- Public. ti ed, I. the undersigned, Deputy Recorder of ral Mortgages. in and for the Parish of Orleans, ed, State of Louisiana, do hereby certify that m- the above and foregoing act of incorporation a the of Crescent Broom Company. Inc., was thi s' of day recorded in my office in book 1157, folio ` in- New tOrleans, La., March 30th. 1915. tl of iSignedl Emile J. Leonard, Deputy R. of M. of I hereby certify the foregoing to be a trune is- and correct copy of the original act of incor to poration of the Crescent Broom Company, Inc., or- and of the certificate of the Deputy Recorder re ier of Mortgages thereto attached, which originals Ii ls- are on file in my notarial office. New Orleans. et ito La.. March 30th, 1915. Alexis Brian, Notary IN ir- Public. tr ns Apr. 1-8-15-22-9-May 6. so Pc r- CHARTERat OF RICHARD M'CARTHY, JR., INC. di nd inited States of America, State of Louistana, in Pd Parish of Orleans City of New Orleans. rd Be it known that on this, the 25th day of g March, in the year of our Lord, one thousand m, It nine hundred and fifteen, before me, Charles x. F. Fletchinger, a notary public, duly commis- sh e- sioned and qualified in and for the Parish of i Orleans. State of Louisiana, personally came an n: and appeared the parties whose names are undersigned, who declared that, availing ti or themselves of the provisions of the laws of b- this state relative to the organization of cor- St; ed porations, especially Act 267, passed by the tht se legislature of this state during the year of t. 1914, the laws amended thereby, and the laws yr existing in this state other than the said act pot er 267 of 1914, they have covenanted and agreed. d, and do by these presents covenant, agree and set 1t bind themesleves, their successors and as It signs, and form themselves into and consti- scr id tute a corporation for the objects and pur- tin k poses following, rb-wit: sar k Article I-The name apd title of this cor- pm r- poration shall be RichardMcCarthy, Jr., Inc. Th and under said corporate name, it shall have wh d all the powers and authority granted by the StO d laws of this state and not expressly withheld All ir from corporations. hoc Article II-The objects and purposes of this cer [t corporation are generally to do a contracting sha d and construction business, and especially to ac 'r bid upon, accept and execute contracts for all der e kinds of work, and, in so dqing, they shall net d have power to purchase ral, personal or in if mixed property of all kinds, the same to hold net k at their convenience, and to do all necessary S e things in connection with such contracting ma' and construction business. 1h Article III-The capital stock of this cor- sha poration shall be five thousand dollars ($5,- ten d 000), divided into fifty (50) shares of the par vt alue of one hundred dollars ($100.00) each, thi the said stock to be common stock, and this sci Scorporation shall commence business as pro vided by the law. Article IV-The domicile of this corporation pair Sshall be in the City of New Orleans, State of as Louisiana. A I Article V-This corporation shall exist for sub a term of twenty-five years, unless liquidated tore t prior thereto as provided by law. the Article VI-AII corporate powers of this as corporation shall be exercised by and through valt a Board of Directors to be composed of three A stockholders, the officers of such board be- of t] ing a president, vice president, secretary and enti treasurer, and more than one of the said off- pert ces may be held by one member of the board. I the The corporate powers of this corporation shall the also be exercised by the officers in accord- autl ance with the by-laws of this corporation. Ai The officers shall be elected on the day fol- cort lowing the execution of this act of incor- trar poration, and annually thereafter upon the dire first Monday of December. com Article VII--In cases of absence, inability, and or non-performance of duty, the majority of in the board of directors are empowered to ap- hold point a successor to fill the unexpired term of dire such officer unable or refusing to perform such hold duties. elect Article VIII-No stock in this corporation num can be sold except and only after an offer of recto sale through the board of directors to the own stockholders, and after the passage of thirty as h days fro mthe date of such offer, it being Jol agreed that the actual value of such stock is New the book value as shown by the last annual Royi statement, that being the controlling price of Mesi such sale. La. Thus done and passed in my office in the aven City of New Orleans, on the day, month and the year aforesaid, in the presence of John C. offic Hollingsworth and Frances Eisler, compe. 1916, tent witnesses residing in this Parish, who quali have signed their names with the said parties their and me, notary public, after a full reading tion, of the whole. shall The five thousand dollars ($500.00) capital shall stcok of this corporation is paid in by trans- direc ferring to the corporation the following de- own scribed bonds: (5) five bonds, one thousand Th dollars each. New Orleans Railway & Light until Company four and l-2's. (Names of subscrib- or ui era ommitted.) Witnesses: J. C. Hollings- a ft worth. F. Eisler. Chas. F. Fletchinger, Not- Job ary Public. neu, I the undersigned. Deputy Recorder of retar Mortgages, in and for the Parish of Orleans, On State of Louisiana, do hereby certify that and the above and foregoing act of incorporation recto of Richard McCarthy. Jr., Inc., was this day the a duly recorded in my office in book 1157, folio days 114. New Orleans, La.. March 26th, 1915. perso (Signed) Emile J. Leonard, Deputy R. of M. office A true copy. Chasi. F. Fletchinger, Not. Pub. addr Ever; CHARTER after OF "NEW ORLEANS BRETAIL LUMBER ber a INFORMATION COMPANY, INCORPOR- Th ATED." a sec United States of America, State of Louisiana, the Parish of Orleans City of New Orleans. to el Be it known, that on this thirtieth day of fed the month of March. in the year of our Lord then one thousand nine hundred and fifteen, and of tinue the independence of the United States of held America, the one hundred and thirty-ninth, time before me, William McLellan Fayssoux, a then notary public, duly commissioned and quali- notice fled and in and for this city and the Parish above of Orleans, therein residing, and in the pres- and c ence of the witnesses hereinafter named and meeti undersigned, personally came and appeared. An the persons whose names are hereto subscribed from bwho declared, that availing themselves of all ing d and singular the laws of the State of Louis- sasd lana and especially of the prowisiona of Act qpuor 367 of the General Assembly of 1914, they have of all covenanted and agreed and do by these pres- make ents covenant and agree and bind themselves they I as well as all such other persons, who may the b hereinafter become associated with them, to and cl form a corporation for the objects and pur- appoir stipulations following, to-wit: miss Article I-The name and style of this cor- vided pration shall be the "New Orleans Retail pledge umber Information Company, Incorporated," able, and by that name it shall have power and issue authority to exist and enjoy successaion for the contra full term and period of ninety-nine year all n commencing on and to be computed from and cial p after the date and day hereof. of th Article II-The domicile of this corporation may I shall be in the city of New Orlan State of ment Louisian. All citations and other e pro by las cess shall be served upon the president of said ivide cororation, or in case of his absence or in- Arti ability to act, upon the vie-?resident, or in or hyl case of the absence or inability of both the any o president and vice-president to act, thena upon shall I the secretary of this corporation. The pei. Said sent shall be the executive ofacer of the car- made poratios; he shall preside at all meeting of the pl the Board of Directors and stockholdr and name a the inability or abseace to act, the vie said o pesident shall at. writir Article III-The objects and pupos for After rhic this coporation i establihed and the writtel ature of the businessLI to be carried o by tin ts it, r declared ad sped ied to e to ob shall I eealct , etabulate, verf, pubitsh and to 5as It value retail .d whlese b- tim I ber miuees and all other beslnses u Aith sad lueiWdtal thelest; mi nalatafa a disag mnsys $g the bm meda the uital t1s 1051 bms adt efi~sne 0we:t55 anner and obtain, collect and furnish a uniformn s), tem of retail lumber a'ccunting; to obtain, pora- collect, ta.bulate, verify and furnish facts Isible and information as to the actual costs of pro. ation duicing. r.tnufacturting, handling, slipping, lance selling and placing lutmber on the market tir nor sale; arid to furnish inforlnation and facts for ation the practicable and economical nltthods to lie null adopted therefor; to obtain, collect, tabulate. iltty publish and furnlish the whole-hile price of lumber froii actual purchasts anil the actual the retail value ,f 'a.icr; to est.rillh, olreaite day, and maintain a freight rate biureitu for the n in purpose lf secl-itig proper, equttahle, fair alnd L. equal freight rates and for the purpose of unto adjusting any and all differences lbetween the I me, shipper arnid carrier, consignor or consignee, the purchaser and seller of lumber; to obtain. Grd. collect and tabulate information and facts Gus, almut and regarding the various branches of La~ insurance, effectrng ir appertaining to the )ert- retail ]lltber biusirness; to arranige for and .. 5 secure fair, equitable arid proper tire rates for New insurance eletitlng andi appertaining to the ,ere, retail lumbner husiness; to obtain. collect and New tabulate and fhirniti information relative to mer, tax privileges ,state laws and city ordinances ana, and to obtain and secure fair, equitable arid St., just tax regulations and privileges for the res; lumber business; to obtain, collect and tab ans: ulate Information regarding unlfrm terms, St., grades of lumber and the standardtlization of I. the sites thereof; to establish, operate and tary maintain a bureau for the purpose of arlit trating and adjusting differences between of wholesalers, retailers, manufacturers or con ans, sumers of Irnlter; to publlsh, furnish and sell that such facts, informatlon and data so obtaiied. tion collected, t-blulatedl and verilied to such pier this sons, companies, or corporations as Inay suIt olto scribe for the same. and generally to do all things incidental iito anld necessary to carry M. out the objects and purposes for which this re co'rporatton is organized. cor- Article IV--This corlpnraton may sue and ne., ie stied in its corlorate nane; hold, have. -der receive. ipurchase, convey, sell. mortgage, sals hypothecate, pledge, lease and sulblease, anil ans. enjoy real, personal and mixed property; also ary Inirrow and lend money and make con tracts, receive grants of land or per sonal property and make and use a cor - porate seal, the same to alter and break at pleasure; name and appoint such managers. directors, officers, clerks and age nts. as the interest and convenience of said corporation may require; make and establish such by f laws. rules and regulations for the proper mnd nanagement and regulation of the affairs of aid s corporation as may be necessary, and sthe same to alter and change at pleasure; and of shall possess all the rights, powers and prav Ic leges to which corporations are, or may be by any general law or laws of this State autho ar rized and entitled to possess. Said corpora of may exercise its corporate powers within any other state or territory in the United the ates or foreign country that shall permit ofthe same. ws Article V.-The capital stock of this cor act poration is hereby fixed at the sum of five ed thousand and 00-100 ($5.000.00) dollars, repre nd sented by five hundred (500) shares of ten and s- 00.100 ($10.00) dollars each. All stock sub ti- scribed for shall be payable in cash at the . time the certificates thereof are issued or the same may be issued at not less than par for or property actually received by said corporation. c The said corporation shall commence business ,v when twenty-five hundred dollars worth of he stock shall have been subscribed for and paid. ,Id All transfers of stock shall be made on the books of said corporation by surrender of the is certificate thereof to the presiding officer, who shall write the word "cancelled" promptly to across the face thereof and erase the presi all dent's signature therefrom before issuing a all new certificate. The Board of Directors, here or in provided for, shall have the right to issue Id new stock in place of cancelled stock. ry Said capital stock may be increased in the manner provided for by the laws of this state. Whenever an increase of said capital stock r- shall have been authorized, lifteen days writ s. ten notice shall be given to each stockholder ar within which time persons holding stock in h this corporation shall have the right to sub. u scribe for said increase of stock in propor tion to the number of shares of stock held by them, and which additional shares shall be in paid for at such times and in such manner, of as the Board of Directors may direct. After the expiration of the said time for or subscription and payment the Board of Direc td tors may dispose of the shares not taken, for the benefit of the company in such manner ias they may think proper at not less than par lb value. re Article VI--At all elections by or meetings e- of the stockholders each share of stock shall be id entitled to one vote to be cast either by the 1. person in whose name the stock appears on d the books of this corporation at the time of II the voting or by his agent or proxy duly 1" authorized in writing to that effect. n. Article VII-The business and affairs and I. corporate powers of this corporation shall be r- transacted by a board of not more than seven ie directors nor less than four directors to be composed of stockholders thereof and they and each of them shall be elected at a meet i ing to be held for that purpose. The stock holders may, however, elect less than seven if directors at any annual meeting and the stock h holders may prior to the next annual meeting elect additional directors up to the maximum n number herein provided for, to-wit: Seven di if rectors, but, the directors cannot increase their e own number though they may fill vacancies y as hereinafter provided: g John C. Cremer, Lasa Grande Apartments, U SNew Orleans, La.; George R. Larrieu, 411 iRoyal street, New Orleans, La.; Richard F. 'f Mestayer, 2323 Dumaine street, New Orleans, La., and George E. Ferchaud, 2928 Ursuline e avenue, New Orleans, La., shall constitute d the first Board of Directors and shall hold office until the second Tuesday in February, 1916, or until their successors are elected and m qualified, each subsequent board shall take s their seats immediately following their elec I tion, or as soon thereafter as practicable and shall hold their office until their successors I shall have been elected and qualified. The directors hereinabove named shall select their own officers. I The officers elected and designated to serve t until the second Tuesday in February, 1916, or until their successors shall be elected are as follows, to-wit: John C. Cremer, president; George R. Lar rieu, vice-president and R. F. Mestayer, sec Sretary, and George E. Ferchaud. treasurer. On the second Tuesday in February, 1916, i and annually thereafter an election for di rectors, by the stockholders shall be held at the office of the corporation, after fifteen (15) days notice thereof shall have been given in persons or by depositing the same in the post office, properly addressed to the last known address of the stcokholder of said meeting. Every Board of Directors shall at its first meeting after its election, or as soon there after as practicable elect from their own num ber a president, and a first vice-president. The said Board of Directors shall also elect M a secretary and treasurer, who may combine the said two offices in one person. A failure to elect directors on the date above speci fled shall not dissolve the corporation, but the then existing Board of Directors shall con tinue in office and another election shall be held as soon thereafter as practicable at a time to be fixed by the Board of Directors then in office, whereof fifteen days prior notice shall be given in the manner herein above provided, which notice shall be full and complete notice to all stockholders of such meeting. Any vacancy in said Board of Directors from any cause shall be filled by the remain inC directors. A majority of the members of sand Board of Directors shall constitute a quorum for the transaction and management - of all business of said corporation. They may make such by-taws, rules and regulations as any they may think proper for the transaction of said the business and afairs of said corporation, after and change, alter and amend same at pleasure; herei appoint and fix usalaries of all officers, clerks any and employees, the same to change or dis- for I miss at pleasure; fix salaries for officers pro. purP vided for herein. sell, convey, mortgage, notc pledge, lease, and purchase property, mov- holdi able, immovable and personal: borrow money, Ar issue notes and bends, lend money, make dent contracts and sign and cause to be sipd the all necessary acts, deeds, etc. to Ike judi. stasi cial proceedings in the name of and on behalf stocl of this corporation, and to do all things which Art may be necessary to he done in the manage. lable meat of said business and may he permitted of ti b7 laws applying to corporations an( declare the a Article VIIL-No stockholder shall pledge or hypothecate his stock or sell or dispose of ion say of his stock in this corporation until he null shall have first offered same to the corporestion. liabil Said offer of sale to the corporation shall be Ar made in writinu addressed and delivered to dis the president d this eorporation, and shall othes name the lowest price for said stock, which nde said owner will take. The president shall it n re writing acknowledge the receipt of such nottice, 1rst After Sfteen days from the recesp of said or written offer and on failure of aud corpr- stOCc tion to prchae said sock, the owner thereof Sail shal he allowed to sell euch stock so oered the hw r than uid pric sisrd srai osra Asgics IX--Thi set f Imepratle- m-y he shll doormus~ho o 5 all lb ."u~Iq . Tb uan, PHONE MAIN 333 tor fIr of uiail .Int the e, SUPREME VAUDEVILLE CtAs of MATINEE EVERY DAY 2:15-10c TO SOc. BOX SEATS 75c. the ind EVERY NIGHT I:I5-lOc TO 75c. POX SEATS 1.06. for the tnd Market Theatre STHE HOME OF MUTUAL AND UNIVERSAL PROGRAMME AND RIGH-CLASS nd VAUDEVILLE. Avenue Theatre THE HOME OF GENERAL AND FEATURE PROGRAMME. TWO PERFORMANCES EVERY NIGHT AT 7:00 AND 8:30 P. M. Admisslis-Sunday, Adults lOc; Children Sc; Week Nights Sc. to all. NOTE-Performances at both Theatres terminate at same time enabling patrons to Qd witness both shows if their desire. SYOU can get the kind of goods here that will satisfy. SEE the large assortment we always have on hand in our delicatessen department. LALrA sets the prices and starts them down hill. -THEO. J. LALA, The Teche St. Grocer d r Harvey's Repair Shop We Repair Anything Bicycles Gasoline Engines Gas Stoves Sewing Machines Graphaphones, Etc. HARVEY HOLDEMAN 341 Morgan Street THE OLD FAMOUS BATH HOUSE L.etee Seftury Improveuewse Now Malematem Turkish, Russian and Sulphur Baths SO Cents PLAIN SATNS "o *eats A ..ser esat a Chtbp.d Atesad.. L.ase.' Day Every Dap CHAS. MANTEL, Propriteor see Centl Street - - -. .. - NHw Orleans hrn. a...l.r und Prusla Cub Pr... Md. ·6a2 John Kleinkemper, rcedsar, Wines and Iquors, Wood. Col, Hays Cri, Oats, Dram, Etc. J. Sprada's Cafe B *EER, LIQUORS and Just at Fery Ladin DELICATESSEN DPIIIUDI OIN EAS° Joseph Susslin, iLU EI b TERMS ae Iel Hh EAV Iam wow peparea to do all kis Arome asi ALL TM of Phlumblg oa the easy mOhy Frt _ nTImE payment plms. Call and see me. @L v x=,. m , e. SAM. OSWALD, " r 0 soim adj l a ed p-ledsbo sests pIont 318 Evella St. Pbome, Algirs 74 EMILE J. MOTHE, Pres. WALLACE 8. LAMPTON, Secty.-Trcas. The Delta Life Insurance Co. Burial and Sick Benefit MOTHE UNDERTAKING CO., OFFICIAL UNDERTAKERS 2SBMORGAN STREET PHONE ALIGERS 0 any general meeting of the stockholders of said corporation, convened for that purpose, after previous notice given in the manner hereinabove set forth in Article VII. But any and all meetings of stockholders, whether for purpose of liquidation or for. any other purpose, may be held at any time without notice by unanimous consent of all stock holders in writing filed with the secretary. Article X-The president, or acting presi dent, may in his discretion and shall, upon the written request of 25 per cent of the out standing stock call a special meeting of the stockholders of this corporation. Article XI--No stockholder shall ever be Itable or responsible for the contracts or faults of this corporation in any further sum than the unpaid balance due to the company on the shares owned by or subscribed for by him; nor shall any informality in the organisa tion have the effect of rendering this charter null or of exposing the stockholders to any liability. Article XII.-Whenever this corporation is dissolved, either by limitation or from any other cause, its affirs shall be liquidated under the superintendency of two stockhold ers1 to he chosen for that purpose by a ma jority in amount of the stockholders present or represented at a general meeting of the stockholders at which the election is held. Said commissioners shall remain in oice until the affairs of said corporation shall have been fully liquidated. In case of the death of one of te commissioner, or refusal or inability to act, the seurviving or remining com soner shall continue to set and shall select another steodhelder in the place and stead ao the com misoer who shall have ceased to act. This said charter shal serve as the rigi nal subscription list, the subscribers hereto having set opposite their respective names the number of shares of stock for which they have subscribed. Thus done and passed in my ofice in the City of New Orleans, aforesaid, on the day, month and year first above written, in the presence of Messrs. William L McKean and J. W. DeBlanc, competent witnesses, resid ing in this Parish, who hereunto sign their names with the sand parties and me, notary, after due reading of the whole. (Original signed) J. C. Cremer, 247 shares, Casa Grande Aparaments: Geo. R. Larrieg, I share, 411 Royal St.; R. F. Mestayer, I share, 2313 DI. maine street; Geo. E. Ferchand, I share 2,M Ursuline avenue. Witnesses, W. L MeKean, J. W. DeBlanc. W. McL. Fayssoux, Notary I, the undersigned, Deputy Recorder Mortgages, in and for the Parish of State of Louisiana, do hereby cert the above and foregoing act of in of the "New Orleans Retail Lumber tion Company, Incorporated," was th duly recorded in the Mortgage O /ce . Parish of Orleans, in Book IIS, folio -. New Or:eans, La., March 3Ist, 1915. (Signed) Emile J. Leonard, Deputy L. of M. I the undersigned notary public, in sad for the Parish of Orleans, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of the original act of incorpora. tion of the "New Orleans Retail Lumber Isner mation Co., Inc.," and of the certificate o the Recorder of Mortgaes for this thereunto appended, and of recod In my oSce. In faith whpreof, I have hereste set m hand arnd om cial seal this thlrty-eUt day at Marc,, ms. WA A.sseenm get. ,e6.