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gA-c?gR OF CAFEBL CO.. INC. United States of America, Parish of Or l City of New Orleans, State of Louis ius, Be it known, that on this 25th day the month of November. in the year one B'e'd n'ne hundred and nineteen before Slry t . Dart, Jr., a notary public, duly eam .iioned and sworn in and for the Par. Sof Orleans and City of New Orleans, trein residing, personnally came and ap ptered the persona whose names are here - subscribed, who declared that, availing teselves of the provisions of the laws of the State, relative to the organization of th tions, they have convenanted and geedr, and do by these presents covenant and ,bind, form and constitute themselves, well as such other persons who may -reafter join or become associated with ea- into a corporation and body politic in i"w for the objects and purposes, and under t agreements and stipulations following, m wit: SATICLE I.--The name and title of this aion shall be "Cafmel Co., Inc.," and "_ its corporate name it shall have and spy existence and succession for the term Sone hundred years from this date, and all le rits, advantages and privileges grant Sby law to corporations, including power contract, sue and be sued in its corporate as; to make and u:e a corporate seal and the sate to break and alter, at pleasur; to hall receive, purchase, convey, mortgage, spthecate and pledge property; real and -sonal; to issue bonds, notes and other ligations; to have and employ managers, dectors. officers, agents and other employees o the interests and conveniences of the cor pmtion may require; and to make and es tablish such committees and to create such hylaws, rules and regulations for the cor pwste management and for control of the _ers of the said corporation as may be r-sed necessary and expedient. ARTICLE II--The domicile of the corpora dt shall be the City of New Orleans, State o Louisiana. Citation and other legal process jeall be served on the President, or in his absence or inability to act from any cause satsaver, upon a Vice-president or the 8sretary.Treasurer. A TICLE III.--The object and purpose of ais estpoation is to acquire the patent ritts to the compound addition for coffee, kaswa as "Cafmel," to acquire the business o gafacturing and selling the samnt, and ssyll to manufacture and sell pure food of all kinds; to deal and operat at Hslesnle and retail, as principal, agent, on aamiion or otherwise, in the mauufactur isg bsiness and all materials used in same; awun, operate and conduct buildings, mills, srehiocry tools and appliances for the uses " acd purposes of the business and the same to dange, alter, substitute, sell and hypo decate at will; and generally to do and .daem all things needful, necessary, proper w scal for the accomplishment of the pur. o the corporation. The whole in the Ste of Louisiana, the States, Territories mad issession of the United States, and in ireiga states and territories, with the right o leave odices and places of business and repres5tatives in any or all of the same. A chauge of the objects and purposes of this earpattio may be made by the vote of all the stsckLoldrs at a meeting called for that ARTICLE IV.-The capital stock of this s-patioa shall be six thousand dollars divided into two hundred and (2y ) shares of the par value of twenty Ie dollars (25.0) each; which said stock ad bhe paid for in cash or property. The etal smack may be increased to twenty h5m5ad dollars (*20,00O.00) by a vote of two eds mS all of its stock at a meeting of o aema ders called for that purpose. (I) No stock shall be sold or transferred ontil a opportunity is frat afforded all other ,stshblders of record to purchase said shares d stock at book value as shown by the in reaitry preceding such notice; written notice ell be give by he owner to the Boar of emmers lae the use and benefit of such abter stackbolders; it shall be transmitted Switst delay by the Board to them and must be sis within thirty days from receipt d th kaed's notice and paid for in cash eMiba aisety days from such notice. The agedhbsldses shall have the right to buy said isea Ia proportion to their holdings and ay shares not taken in proportion may ha teia by the other share holders. Failure of *. stockhSlders to buy shall by the mere swBrs to submit the said offer to the stock Sbalds feons the elect of this provision. Q Whebever any stockholder whose hold. ntoesthr with those of his surviving -i i children, if any, shall aggreate aes per est or more of the capital stock d this rpratio, 'shall die, his successors, bhai or legal representatives will have the bt to tender the whole of ,the stock of daemmprstie owned by said decendent and his surniviv wile ar daildren, if any, to be piutasd by he surviving stockholders at ~ price set out in the irst paragraph here . It shall be the duty of the Board of Di tes to sambit the said offer to the stock. bA Ms, sad if within the time hereinabove paseried, the der shall not be accepted td the stok hased, then the said sac aa, heire e represtntatives shall have to t t demand the disslation sad , s daleof the corporation and in default . ~ to any court of competent jurisdic u te dislis t of this corporation and s liqelaties of the same, any law to the astwltbsttading, saving always, the right to the sad corporation in g.a to sid proceedings, to dissolve and A~jido s the maanv prescribed by law .I. stisek shall be held in this core ` r bb emplsyees, mo are not officers, oUS ha bees subsribed or in r whie may be transferred s et of the Board of Directors iplaes at the time of or during Wheanever uch employment d resignaties, dismisal pdsat p orn f transfer to teL er s Irovided this ie s inventory |rt 4em ed rice a hl be id hn alhl ayr dai Ion such call. No 1 ·te SS t od by such emspeyees dall is alr new stock herdaftr o sed Ised or is any stock hereafter lau when sld wnder the psseding lemes with the comeat of the seters exapressed by reselteas *slo atame. For the urses d M e laesatry ad etks hall be and fDecember 31, in * id te hew di A e sa erge De a I, i t evihe he 1&s ta o ad s e arpr t e policy and to ell a mes, the s ars into at sad to take ad ere at t of said iets to the sd tock of M is ce rporatle ea , ally, en ras of each ear. The d et *5f nual meetlngfn, o e hal be enrtited Toe e of Directors shat he prd y writt es notice h tohe a peroee iorsea t hews been reglstered wlh d In default ot either, care New Orleans, La. The et the office of the of th capitol stock leld ean at said election shall ad Directors absent r a smote entries sall be Aheet At Its first magg CHARTERS. the two offices may be combined in one per son by the Board of Directors. The ,Board of Directors may establish by laws, rules and regulations for the govern o tent of the corporation, and it may also e create committees for the management of e the several departments of its business includeing an Executive Committee of not less utatn three (3) members of the Board, waich committee shall be empowered to ex - ercis all the functions of the Board of Di ercise all the functions of the Boardbbt Di those herein reserved for the fall Board.. The Board itself, or at the call of the president t ring in this body during the term thereof. I Meetings of the Board of Directors may be I held at such times as shall be set by the Board itslf, or at the call of the president and at the request of any two stockholders. r ARTICLE VI.-This dharter may be r amended and the capital stock increased and r decreased with the consent of two-thirds of all of its stock expressed at a meeting called for that purpose or in any other way permit. ted by law. I ARTICLE ViI.-This charter may be I dissoived with the conseqt of two-thirds of a the issued and outstanding capital stock ex I pressed at a meeting called for that purpose, or in any way permitted by law. Lpon the r dissolution of mue corporation by linutation or otherwise, the stockholders shall elect from I among their number one or more liquidators, > and hx the terms, conditions and other pro. visions regarding the liquidation, as well as I the compensation of the liquidators. r ARTICLE VIII.-No stockholder shall ever be held liable or responsible for the con. tracts or faults of this corporation in any turther sum than the unpaid balance due this corporation on the shares owned by him, nor shall any mere informality in the or ganization have the effect of rendering this charter null or of exposing the stockholders to any liability beyond any unpaid balance. ARTICLE IX.-Wherever notice is required by law or by this charter the same may be s given in writing delivered in person or sent s to the last known address, as is prescribed s in Article V o, this charter, and twenty-four a hours will be sufficient for all purposes ex : cept where otherwise prescribed by law. Any and all notices required by law or by this I charter may be waived by unanimpus con sent of the Board of Directors or the stock holders as the case may be, and such waiver shall be entered on the minutes of the meet I ing to which they apply. I Thus done and passed, in my notarial office, t in the City of New Orleans, on the date afore i said, in the presence of Noelie Dubourg and Elise Ray , competent witnesses, who have hereunto signed their names with the said parties, and they have set out their ad t dresses and the number of shares held by :them, and me, Notary, after reading of the whole. Original signed NATHANIIEL C. EMI'AGE, 238 shares. BENJA.MIN W. DART, 1 share. JOHN DART, I share. i me esses I Noelic Dubourg, Elite Ray. HENRY P. DART, Jr. Notary Public. l,"'he ungrsigned, Recorder of Mortgages in and for the Parish of Orleans, State of Louisiana do hereby certify that the above and foregoing act of incorporation of the Cafmel Co., Inc., was this day duly recorded in my office in Book 1231, folio -. New Orleans, November, 1919. EMILE J. LEONARD, Dy, R. I hereby certify that the above and fore going is a true and correct copy of the original on tile in my office. EI. P. DART, Jr. State of Louisiana, Parish of Orleans. Before me, the undesrigned authority, per sonally came and appeared: Benjamin W. Dart and John Dart, who declare that the capital stock of this cor poration has been subscribed for and paid in as follows: Nathaniel C. Engage: IBills receivable ._...-_.....-............. ..$ 275.95 I Merchandise on hand...........__.._......._... 12&.3 I Good will of his business ...................... 1,00.00 Equipment of his business .............. 60000 Patent rights to the manufacture of i the pure food product known as "Cafmel" .................... .. 5,00000 $6,999.25 The Board of Directors has appraised the r property thus turned over to the corporation by Nathaniel C. Emtage at $6,999.25, and same is a fair and correct valuation. Benjamin WV. Dart................................. $25.00 John Dart ........................................... .. 25.00 $5000 The aperrs declare that the subscrip tions of enjamin W. Dart and John Dart were paid for in cash. (Signed) BENJAMIN W. DART. I (Signed) JOHN DART. Sworn so and subscribed before me this 25th day of November, 1919. (Signed) HENRY P. DART, Jr. Notary Public. CI ArTIR O TiR Lis APAlTMITS, INCORPOM ATD. United States of America, State of Louis iana, Parish of Orleans, City of New Orlesas, Be it known, that on this twenty-fart day of the month of November, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, nine hundred and nineteen, and of the Independence of ths United States of America, the one hundred and forty-fourth, before me, William J.. For mentu,, a notary public, duly ooamusstined and qualibied, in and for the City of New Orleans, Parish of Orleans, therein residing, and in the preac of the witnesses here inafter named and undersigned, personally came and appered the several partis hoe names are heeto subscribed, all of th full ee of aority and residents of this City, o ally declared that availing them selves of the laws of the State of Lleei s, and especiall of Act 2I of I194, In saeh ears made and provided, they rave formed and organid,. and hjPe pesnmats d for and organise thae ea into a eatt f the ob t and purepee ad ader the stipo atious and g nt ereeafter set forth ead expressed, which they hereby acept and adept as their chartr, to-wit: ARTICLE I.-The ame ad title of the ecrporatios hereby foened is declared to be: "Lee Apatmente, .eseatd" whis shall have its domicile th City of New Or les, La., and shbll enjoey mcession for a period . tinety-sne (99) .ears from date hereof. All cltatia or others legal pr shall be served upoa the Presidet sad ia ease of his absence or inability to eact, upon the Vice-President or Secetary-Trmsarer. ARTICIE II.-Thbe objects and .Iml er for which this apartnIs esi .aised and tbe tare of the buinus to e carried on b t, are deelared to ha--To perh se sarCtgmg, leaser orotharwe sqilre pi arty, rel, ml w ing.; to f ns parmeate and let same: end p.suesy to do any and all thina necessary in or ln - e tcl Ih. 1a sock of this oporatimo is hareby ixed at te .m of "te thousa dollars (1 0 ), U t)nasd .s one hupdued (100) shares of the pa value of one hundred dollars ($00.eo) each; whic stock may be ioed full paid and nn-as Svalu o for rvitas aetual rendere as, said OSPnriatI Jsl egial soek may hatne~ased tu saadtt e dollar ($15,0AID) by the aote of two4hihds of all te stok, , provided In Article V of this l tatork to ny M o c .lder s drallter A oe., eaw trside M i e sal olers, th u its resit riss ,ex .irs fw t wh Is willing to accept fne oratj prpV.-aIr the oa poes of hepa opes atla thl be ves ib and gremed by a olend of D**rer acoa weatlof hre (II mamhar e t ie (2 of whasral cstitus a qoa shafor oh tsnesuatfe of all busiess. Te a t Boad eo Dirtors of the lollewlag esk el ,eekf.t.--.amals le. -,. Rndos, leu Orleans, .... . La. and Prank J. Stic, llU N. Csiten Ave.. New Orakuns. with alku 3. eo as - esidet, lost G. B3rumgsv s c t l user, wo d oll Laid their edsa ntil th cnd Tuseda in OctoLr IN,0 o until thel meeasse sam hare bees dal auy - pointed and qualiled On the second Tu- an election for Directsrs .shall h held at sh der po rt eletm, ss pi4dd for o esseadad sad hs stimO mayha dis slved or ,liquidated with the as t of _ o thirde of the whore espital stock conveed fur hat pups after is. (15) p e to anhL atoe-b e blea lee hu aw_ sbwttr L halts Ioft heay u furerr shaoall any mere Iafrmlty in or/ charter nu or expotW st chedd r to my dii.thO Citvbe w N rol ns, La., In N. Random.- eos o hases; Waso/w l .K UI r tl 1619 Prytania, two shares; E. G. Brunig, 2724 Burgundy St., ten shares; F. J. Stich, 1103 N. Carrollton Ave., one share. Total sub scription seventy-three (73) shares. Witnesses: E. J. Lamothe, Sr., F. F. Tetssier. WM. J. FORMENTO, Notary Public. I, the undersigned, Recorder of Mortgages, in and for the Parish of Orleans, State of Louisiana do hereby certify that the above and foregoing Act of Incorporation of the Lee Apartments, Inc., was this day duly recorded in my office, in Book 1231, folio New Orleans, November 21, 1919. (Original signed) EMILE J. LEONARD, Dy. t. A true copy from the original. WM. . J. FORMENTO, Notary Public. Dec. 4-Jan. 8 CHAMfrlR OF U L.F STATES ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC. United States of America, State of Louis Iana, Parish of Orleans. He it known. that on this 3rd day of the month of November, in the year of our Lord, one thousand, nine hundred and nineteen (11m19'), before me, Watts K. Leverich, a notary public in and for the Parish of Orleans, State of Louisiana, duly commis sioned and qualified, and in the presence of the witnesses Lhereinafter namled and undersigned, personnally came and appear ed the several persons whose names are hereunto subscribed, all of the age of majority, who declared that availing them selves of the provisions of the laws of this State relative to the organization of corporations, they hereby form themselves into and constitute a corporation for the objects and purposes and under the stipu lations hereinafter set forth. ARTICLE I.-The name and title of this corporation shall be Gulf States Electric Company, Inc., and under its corporate name it shall enjoy succession for the term and period ot nine-nine years from and alter the date hereof, and shall have power and authority to contract, sue and ue used, to accept and receive mortgages, pIleuges, or other hypothecatious,; to matke and use a corporate seal and the same to ureak and alter at pleasure; to purchase, recetve, lease, hold or otherwise acquire and convey, as well as mortgage and hypo thecate, under its corporate name, prop erty both real and personal; to borrow sumoey and make and issue bonds and other evidences of debt, and to secure the same by mortgages or other hypotheca tions; to accept mortgages, to name and appoint such managers and directors, offi cers and agents, as the interest and con venience of said corporation may require, and to make and establish, as well as alter and amend at pleasure, such by-laws, rules and regulations for the management and regulation of the affairs of the cor poration, as may be necessary, proper or convenient. ARTICLE II.-The domicile of this cor poration shall be at New Orleans, Parish of Orleans, State of Louisiana, and all citatloas or other legal process shall be served upon the president of the corpora tion, or, in his absence upon the vice president, or, in the absence of both of those officers, upon the secretary-treas urer. ARTICLE Itl.-The objects and pur poses for which this corporation is es tablished, and the nature of the business to be carried on by it, are declared and speciled tb be: To purchase, own. or otherwise acquire, hold, improve, develop, manufacture, op erate, maintain, repair, install, and gen erally deal in and with, and to sell, mort gage, pledge, leases hypothecate, or other wise alienate and handle for export or import or domestic use or consumption. rtl sand personal property of every kind or description. including particularly but not restrictively. all kinds of machinery, apparatus, supplies, locomotives, engines. cars and motor vehicles, together with the parts and accessories thereof in the United States of America and any terri tory, colony, dependency, or district there of and in any foreign country or caun tris to the extent that same may be law fully permissible. ,To apply for, purchase. register, lease or otherwise acquire, to hold, own, use and operate, and to sell, assuin, or otherwise dispose of, trade-marks, trade-names, pat ents, inventions, improvements and pro essess used in connection with or secured under letters patent of the United States of America, and of any territory, colony. dependency or district thereof, and of any foreign country or countries; To purchase or otherwise acquire, hold. own, sell, pledge and otherwise dispose of stocks, bonds, and other evidence of in debtedness of any other corporation, do mestic or foreign. and to issue in exchange therefor its stocks, bonds or other obliga tions, and to exercise in respect thereof all the rights, powers and privileges of in dividual owners, inclyding the right tq vote thereon; and to aid in any manner permitted by law say corporation or as eldation, domestie,or foreign, of which any stocks, bonds or evidences of indebt edness are held by or for the Company, or to do any acts or things desired to pro tect. preserve, improve or enhance the value of any such stocks, bonds or evl dences of indebtedessm: provided, that seid corporation shall set be autberiaed to engage In the business of stock job bing; To engage in any other business simi lar in character to the foreoinag and to do anything necessary, sitable or proper. which the Company may deem convenient or advantaageous in conneetieon with or in edental to any of the foregneinr purposs and powers, or delsgned, directly or ian dirertly, to promete the interests of the Ceompany or to enhanh the vale eof any of its ptcperties, and to have and enjay and exertdise all the rights, powers and privileges which are now or which may heieafter be conferred upon eorporattions oranised under the general corporation laws of the tat·e of Loeuidana; provitded,. however, that the corporation shall not engage in any baulsne aor do anything exceept sueh as may be lawfully ngageed in or done by a corporation formed ander said general eorpration laws of the State of Loatuisin ARTICLE IV.-The capital steek . this crporation is hereby sxd at four han dred thousand dollars ($019S,0W), te be thousnd (4,6O) saur of a pr va.ne o one hsndrod dollars (iPUS) each, which shall be paid for in as or ma e is sued for pererty aetnll rsesived 0 orprtin oo r f services rnde the sum of two million (S.SAOMS.) do larn. In the event that any stoekholder shall desire to dispose of his steek, or any of it, to an outsider, srame most brit be ot eed il wrtltng to the Eoerd of Directors for the account of the other stcholdenr. Said directors shall ave re days within which to purchsae sm for thne aeeont of the ether tokholdsts. at the bes eOrporation saall be vetd i ad ox erecbsdy a lerd of een (7) dirtetrs, each of whmn allb have negisteead o the books of the Company, his own anae at last one (1) chase o th e lPi tal stoCl. The Dinad shaB .let from their number a President, ned may lke wis elect, buetnot toi fomtheir secrtry, a Treasrer and sue ethr oiers u s they at, t k o pro r eo veneat fr the carrytlng on 3i the Ctemr peni's bulsness, and shall have w nnMite two or mere *fes ad t me with any ofice in e dretin o th Dirctrs, and to ix the salary all S th rat la day of Dsember o eac a1 All uch electis shall he by Notice of the nnm l5 i ___Irhb. be a by writte ntiee maile a.t least ftees day in advae o te dab of such meeting to eah stckholder a ig as sek on the beaks e tMe C pony, at his lest deignated adre, r at the General Delivery at Nw OMlens, if bhe has nt designted an addiusa each a ehaolder al he entite t m vote for eah share stckL sitnudi in his name eo the books o the Cmpy, maid vote to be cst in pen r by o and a snlort of the vote srt lerct. The erd l Dietrs shall hve the power to £3 an vaaences whik may on the o sard of - evenm .... e uernm rmIn t the t uc ve canesae to hm Us. aners to let dirtors on the days abin e *e nt disovte te cormpoati, bt th d retors the in oflfe shall remain be oreo until thel sueeers ar deletd and to to make and estabilab weE s r and ameed, I by-laws ai send sgu ele nees wMary and peer f he urp oa f thn e cerprai w d net In ·ptChaR d~ heyII power, U Y n Di b iU tOO, i ?p q CHARTER. stockholders, to borrow money, execute mortgages, issue notes. pledges, bonds or other obligations, in such amounts and on such terms as in their judgment may be advantageous; and generally to do all things reasonably necessary or conv,enient for the proper carrying on of the business of the corporation, and they are specially authorized to issue and deliver full paid shares of stocks and bonds, or other obli gations of the Company, in payment of property acquired by said corporation. Four directors shall constitute a quorum fo,r the transaction of business. The Board of Dlirectors shall have the power, by a vote of not less than a majority of all directors, to sell all or any part of the property, movable or immovable, belong ing to the corporation, or to receive in exchange therefor money, or stock, or bonds, or other obligations of another in dividual. tirm or corporation of any char aoter, without referring to the sharehold ers for power to do so. At any meeting of the Hoard of Directors any director absent from the meeting may be repre sented by any other director who may cast the vote of the absent director, in accordance with written instructions given by said absent director. Until the annual meeting of 1920, or until their death. resignation or removal front office, if prior to that time, the Board of Directors shall consist of the following: colusistof the following: It. Moot, "0 Ards ley IRoad. Schenectady, N. Y.; (leo. H. Wygant, 13 East Boulevard, Baton Rouge, La.; J. BIlane Monroe, 1424 Louisiana ave nue, New Orieans, La.; Monte M. Lemann, ettl: St. Charles avenue, New Orleans, La.; Watts K. I.everich, 1425 Pleasant street, New Orleans. La.: Joseph W. Montgomery, 314 Walnut street, New Orleans, La., and Walter J. Suthon, Jr., 13!5 Eighth street. New Orleans, La. 01 the foregoing (ieo. H. Wygant shall be President; Monte M. Lemann, Vice-l'resldent; J. Blanc Monroe, Se retary, and J. Blanc Monroe, Treasurer. ARTICLE VI.-This act of incorporation may be moditled, ,changed or altered, or this corporation nlay be dissolved in the manner provided by law by a vote of two thirds of the entire outstanding capital stock present or represented, at a meet ing of the stockholders convened for sutch purpose, after previous notice shall have been given in the manner above required to be given of the annual meeting of the corporation. The capital stock of the cor poration may be increased or decreased by proceedings in accordance with the laws of the State of Louisiana. ARTICLE VII.-If this corporation shall be dissolved, either by limitation or front any other cause, its affairs shall be liqui dated by three (3) liquidators to be ap pointed at a meeting of the stockholders convened for the purpose of liquidation. and to be elected by a majority vote of all the stockholders present or represented. Said liquidators shall remain in ofce un til the affairs of said corporation shall have been fully settled and liquidated, and they shall have full power and au thority to transfer and give title to all the property and assets of the corporation, and to distribute the proceeds. In case of death, disability or resignation of one or more Ilquidators, the vacancy shall be filled by the survivor or survivors. ARTICLE VIII.-No stockholders shall ever be held liable or responsible for the contracts or faults of said corporation in any further sum than the unpaid balance due on the shares of stock owned by him, nor shall any mere informatity in organi ration have the effect of rendering this charter null, or of exposing any stock holder to any liability beyond the amount due on his stock. In order that this charter may also serve as the original subscription list, the subscribers hereto have indicated op posite their respective signatares the num ber of shares of stock subscribed for by each of them. Thus done and passed in my oiee at New Orleans, La., on the day, month and year frst above written in the presence of R. U. Burbank and Yvonne Goodrich, com petent witnesses, who have hereunto sub scribed their names, together with me, Notary, and said appearers, after due reading of the whole. 'Original signed. (Names of subscribers omitted.) Witnesses: R. U. Burbank. Yvonne Goodrich. I. the undersigned, Recorder of Mort gages. In and for the Parish of Orleans, States of Louisiana, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing act of incorpora tion of the Gulf States Electric Company, Inc., was this day recorded in my elce in book 1231, folio ..... New Orleans, Louisiana ...... 1919. EMII.E J. LEONARD, Recorder. A true copy. WATTS K. LEVERICH, Not Pub. CHABiTE OF NICHEL LELONG, INC. United States of America, State of Louis iana, Parish of Orleans. City of New Or leans. Be it known that on this twenty ninth day of the month of November in the year of our Lord, one thousand, nine hundred and nineteen and of the Inde pendence of the United States of America, the one hundred and forty-fourth, be fore me, Edgar Qrima, a notrr public, duly commissioned and quailifed in and for the Parish of Orleasa, State of Louis iana, therein residing, and in the pres eonce of the witneases hereinafr named and undersigned. personally came and ap peared: Ms. Meianie Leloag, widow o Annet Dere Chaffmnix; Mr. MlMcl I long. Mr. Samuel H. Ivaudnis, Mr. Charles Andre Lolos, Mr. Marie Olivia Cavaroc. widow of Pierre Autain I long, all of full age sad residing in this city. Who severally deeired that avaiin themlvs of the proavLaon of Actt No. IS?, of the General Aubly of Louisia for the year llb, approved July o, 1a1, and of the gneal laws of thi statre la tive to the orgauiatloin of corpoatiea, they have formed and rgnie1. nd by these prents frm ad onaase tm saelves into a corporatien an dod pRoeitc for the objects and purposes and under the greeasente and stlpuentsn foltew in, to-wtt: ARTICLE l.--T -ao and tile of thie ts cnrporatmon shall he "Nickel Leong, Inc.," and under that namo it shal have and enjoy cnrpse a t us a ue sin for a period of ninety-nine years from the date of the preete; and it shll have power to ontct, se and be m ld; to make and use a orporat seul; to ui lease, ue, hod, sell, alin ts, mortgag pledge and otherwL incunma ber ad s pose of property, movable, iammbl er mixed, in the tator of oisuima or els-e here; to make and isue ne bonds and evidences of debt; to draw and ae ceat bllI of exchange; to appint suchl eots, mragers and agents u the i teret of thre orpo timstay eite; to make and adopt such by-laws.ru .e and renUlations for the sm sam t of is affair sad busieasse may ho neesese or convenient; amd erL hero nhd pmese which may hrefte Ihog by lw to eorporations in Was gats. ARTICLE 1l.--Th dsmicile of this er aio shall be in theC of. New Or ns Stats of Louiia, and al citoti or ether le.prear ea he served un the Preasnt. or. in his abLenea upn th Vie-President or the eeqpou._en to he rarried n by i a hereb inted to he: to biu and r messs su foe their own accmut or for accomnt od thi eorration is he _d at the vided into and represntd y oe thous and srmes of th v s mo hun dred dolRia eah, whieh sai sares shl he a in ca" o may he imd in i-Cut f and - ion shall he red o the sock es and no tanoi shm he hi any _--n bindi n on this eeupei unt se en & The mid appemsnr Lhae subsribed to th feflowing numblr of s e oft eash, to-wit: ikel L u, -. 0. ad drs Nlo 333. (L telAv, e ..Or La., two shar eDt C·._ -" nddras0 ress tto t., 4_ass Ave, ie two j tn I (;; lire. Miia s . m m mie n scribers to thba1%ie·74 Ar hundr and i ne ss aou n )in. tGthr , ..esean.i bun Iee 3 pr ant thesue; sIdr lJeis CHARTER. 15 per cent thereof. The other 15 per cent to Ibe disposed of by the corporation us tihe board of directors may determine, but for not less than par and subjet.t to the same conditions as specified In Article VI of this charter in regard to the shares of stock of which the option is herelna:bove given to tlthe said S. H. Livaudais, C. A. Lelong and Jlichel Lelong. ARITICL(I V.--1. All the corporate pow ers of this corlration shall be vested in and exercised by a board of directors conm pIosed of tivee stockholders, four of whoml shall constitute a qulorunm. "S. lu directors shaill be elected at a ge-icceal Ilt'uu-g 01 the stockholders ul this citulpall oatol , to tIe Held on the inrt 1\\el i:suniy O UctoLner luI elcth year, ulhess scit day be a legal heilda), lee hict ii IetelL saild elductiou shall be eleld on the uteX uUcceultig Luslutess day. 3. Notice of said electtion shall be given UIC ilCEltieu IlOtdt'e actilre-seed to eactl etock untlder at his last known pula'e of rest tiellcct bsCtelel Uas U'it prret'clteg the late Ut acid elect loll aslid sit1d hot cl Ie may be given Hy regliterel Cual. 4. Thie saie board shlall, at its tirst ileet litg. lt'eCl trulU Lts l elu r ers a presideit, a .ICe-plretsieltit atei gehcCild llCtUiiiu ger, ic seer.4ati -treeeurier or a secretary anu a Ireasell Cer. ., 'fle lirat election for directors ulder lil ts eenairLer Eslall be held on Lilte Irst it etllteluay U1t ctoecer, iueetenet hundred iid tue tliny, Ulltil Wlcich tille anl Until teeiur suctcessors shall haie been truly telected and qualinede tlthe lulloiiing per bous shall cai uhsntute the lrast eoarid ot di i clurs: .ICheel' C.tloug, S. 1I. Lii cUdalns, L. .L. L.elong, M.irs. A. Ii. Cllfitruax aend li'C. 4i. V1Viila Lelogll, WIth thle bsild .iictlell I.elong, as president, S. 11. Livau diles Cas i ice-presluent and genercal lela ager. C. A. Lelong, as secretary-treasurer. i. If any vacancy should occur among the directors by deathl, resignation or uotera lse, such vacetncy shall He elled by tee remalnillng directors, and the person so elected snall Iold othce during tue re umalinder ul the term of said board of di rectors. T. The failure from any cause to elect directors on the day stipulated shall not nIave the etfect of dissolving this corpora tion, but the directors and olthcers then ini ollce snall hold over until their suc cessors shall have been duly elected and qualined. In the event of any failure to hold the election on the day stipulated, the president of this corporation, or in nes absence the vice-president, shall lcn miediately call a new election, to be held alter notice as hereinabove provided. a. At all elections and meetings of stock holders of this corporation each stock holder shall be entitled to one vote for each share of stock registered in his or her name and may vote in person or by proxy. All elections shall be by ballot. 9. The board of directors shall meet at least quarterly. 10. Besides the annual meeting to be held as above provided, meetings of stockhold ers may be held whenever the board of di rectors may deem it advisable, or at the request of any of the stockholders. ARTICLE VI.-The net earnings of the corporation shall be applied as follows and in the following order: 1. An interest of six per cent shall be paid on all the full paid stuck. 2. Twenty-live per cent of the remain der shall be set aside as a reserve fund, until the said reserve shall have reached the total sum of twenty-ive thousand dol lars. 3. 509/1000 of the remainder, after de ducting said interest and reserve shall be paid as a dividend on the full paid shares of stock herein subscribed for. 4. And of the remainder 85 per cent will be paid to the said 8. H. Livaudais, C. A. Lelong and Michel Lelong, in the follow ing proportions, for their services to the corporation, in addition to any salary allowed to them, to enable them to pay for the said shares of stock which they have the option to subscribe for as afore said anh the same to be gradually applied to the payment of said stock as subscribed for, by them, to-wit: 40 per cent to Mr. 8. H. Livaudais; 30 per cent to Mr. C. A. Lelong; 16 per cent to Mr. Michel Lelong. All of which is hereby accepted and agreed to by them. .5, As the said shares of stock shall be gradually paid for in full in the manner aforesaid, or in cash if the said parties chose to pay cash for the same, the said pro rata of net earnings allowed to the said 8. H. Livaudais, C. A. Leleag and Michel Lelong shall be diminisaed in pro portion to the shares paid for ta full and the amount reserved for dividend shall be proportionately increased to cover the dividen4 on the shares of stock of which the optleo is herein given, as the same will be paid for and become fual pald stock. 6. Certficates of stock shall be delivered to them for full paid shares of stock only sad when the same shall have been fully paid for. And the said shares of teak when fully paid foar shall be entitled to the same interest, profits, dividends a advantages as the shares of stck origi nally subscrlbed for and paid in full. 7. In case of the death of the said 8. H. Livaudais, C. A. Lelong, or Michel Lea long, the heirs of the deceased will be en titled to a number of sharee correspond ing in amount to the amount coming to or paid by the deceased on said shares and the said prorata on proft herein al lowed shall not g to the heirs legal representatives of the deceased but will cease and terminate ipso facto trom the date of such death. ARTICLB VII.-No atoekholder shall have the right to sell or transfer his or her shares of stock or any part theresA to say one who is not a stockholder at sai corporation unles he shalil have int offered the same to the oether stockbeiders at the book vajue thereof s fixed by the beard of diretors, allowing fiteen days for the accepting ot rejectn of the off,. After whlel delay, only if the offer o purehase is net aeapted, Uthe stockohblder desaring to sell his shares may all the same to ay one not a stohkholder. This provisaon shall.be printed on the s aor a ta by c a articates st rek. ARTICLE VIII.-K sethocklder at Wa paenable for toe eehtracts or debts a tis eorporation, or its faults oar defaults, in any further sam than the unpaid bal ance duo this corpoatian ond thyehas a tack atubrebeld ter or owned by ipm; nr ll sy icet inty in oegietme _ have ee effect of ndeerig ULth chsrter null or of exposin ay atackhoider to any liability beonad tha unpeid balance, if nty, dne onad Mi rtocr. ARTICLE I1.--The parties hereto have annexed to thin ebrter, as cldtionsu at tled to the formatin ao ths crpo tio, certain rules and agreemes s by them and wLeh the hereb y deelare to be permanet and irrevocabe witho the unalimoua votes ao all tho stoenekhe era of the eorporation given at a general msting o the stoekholders called or t a sam two udrd thousand doias, in the manner provided b 4 law. ARTICLE I.--Wnhter t he sug amnt of the boned at diretor or 0 sayl dcthholder U sh bedeemaed advible and f·o the bem olt aof e corporni Utt It shoul be dlisolved, a meltan 1 the atoekholden shall be hold to veto Act Ne , .1 te ienat Gem eralr A for the year 11 n th vott two-tayids i a tehe at the aid meet8i o an a the sa City of New OrM e, te day and In the month and yea heren first these presentswi the_ aPPear s and me, Notry, after du rdin at who MICHEL LIEWlOG. ..I. PP.Blan. L the undersned. Reorder of Me ath abav £3E fFS t AIt at UIee. EIE LEN RDDy. R. Omber. A. D.I EDGR GA Dec. 44an. S CHARTER. AC'T tNO. - , NO% EMIEI R Is. 1919. ACT O(If' INC(ORIPlQlATIiON OFl TIIE FEI)ER.AI. TAX EK%'VI('E . 1N) At DIT BIREAL. INC. I nlited Sthit' of .\runria, State of IAouis laua. P'arish of trlieasu. 4'ity tof New or ha:I1. lie it known. that Ini this tlll day of the montll of Not cittr, ill tihe y*ar of our Lord. ione thous:ctid. liet hundred and ninetetn (19ll1), andti of the Ild.telldentc of the l nittdl Sta:ts of .\a Itri'a. lth onie hun ldred and fiort fourth. before cite. Jaiutns (lark Hlllnri ques. a inotary publint duly 'o ronia..illd uand iualittied. in antd for the Parish ot i lril'nn, State of Louisuinai, therein rte -iditic. per'sonally camlle anlld appeared the lI.rsons tvhlltll naliluts art hereullto, sub tritbed. who deharted that at ulling then ,iv,,, of the provisions tof the law-s. of thlis Statt, relative to thie orgtnizatitiol of corporations. and loroel part icularly of At No. 267. of the General A\tsentily of his Stlate approw.d July :. 1914, they havte nllvenlted and agreed, and do by these resenllts illd ovta it al agreetI, bnlld. form aitid constitute. theltslItvet, rai w.ll as such plersonts who may h]tlertiafter jinl. or belonte asoclated with th it,- into a corporation and body plitic In law, for the olbjects and purito es and under Ithe iagretlnents and stipulations following to tit: AlTIC'I+E I. -'iThe ntuilue and atyle of thi is rporation shall be Thi, Federal Tas Se.rvice & Audit 1turain. lnrtcorploratetl. anid under that naite it shall have and it joy all the rights, advantages and prili .tgies granted by law to orporationis; it shalll exl-t for a period of nine-nine years fromn this date; It shall have the powter to contriat, sue and be sued in its rti lpoHIrat nIe; to imake ind ut, a ior porate seal, and the satine to break or alter it its pileasure. To have aild -lmtliloit such manaugers, directors, otfiler's. agents and other enmloyees as the interest itnd onvtt itel.net of taid corpitratlon miniy re quire or demand; to nimake and establish such by-laws, rules and regulations for the corjporate rnanagement and control of the affairs of the torporatlon ats nimay le deemed necessary, convenient and expedi ent. ARTICLE II.-The domicile of this cor poration shall be In the City of New Orleans. State of Louisiana, and all rita tions and other legal process shall be served on the President, or in his absence on the Vice-President. ARTICLE 111.-The objects and pur poses for which this corporation is or ganized, and the nature of the business to be carried on by it, are hereby declared to be as follows, to-wit: To engage in the business of prepara tion of Federal Tax Returns. C('laibns for Refund and Abatement; Internal Revenue Matters, Installation of Accountiqg Sys tems, Auditing and Investigating Books of Individuals, Co Partnerships and Corpora tions, and generally to do and perform any thing or act necessary, convenient or proper for the carrying into effect the shabove named objects and purposes. ARTICLE IV.- The capital stock of this corporation is fixed at the sum of ten thousand dollars ($10.000.00), divided into one hundred (100) shares of the par value of one hundred dollars ($100.00) each. All shares of stock shall be full paid and non-assessable. Bald stock shall be paid for In cash, or the same may be issued, at not less than par, for labor done or for services ren dered to the said corporation, or for prop erty or rights actually received by said coThis cororation shall have the right to increase its capital stock up to the further sum of thirty thousand dollars ($30,000.00), or any part thereof, to be divided into shares of one hundred dollars ($100.00) each, provided said increase in capital stock shall have been authorised by the stockholders at a meeting held pursuant to the provisions of law. This corporation shall be and become a going concern when fifty (60) per cent of its stock shall have been subscribed. ARTICLE V.-All the corporate powers ef this corporation shall be vested in, and exercised by, a Board of Directors comn posed of three stockholders, a majority of whom shall constitute a quoruns for the transaction of all business. The Directors shall be elected annually by ballot, by the stockholders, on the first Tuesday oet January in each year. The first Board of Directors of this cpoporation shall consist of John A. Maught, L. E. Schenck and C. F. Young man, whose post-ofce addresses are New Orleans, La., with John A. Maught as President and Treasurer; L. E. Schenck as Vice-President and C. P. YToungman as Secretary, to serve until the next annual election or until their successors have been duly elected and qualified. No failure to elect Directors shall be re garded as a forfeiture of this Charter. Any vacancy occuring on said Board eof Directors shall be filled within ten days at a meeting tof the stockholders called ad Beta o Diretor shall have the Daily Demonstration of the SHughes Electric Range The Hughes Electric Range will be demonstrated daily at our sales room, 201 Barone street. A cordial invitation is extended to all house keepers to be present at these demon strations. New Orleans Railway & Light Co. 201 BaroaPn Street ('HARTER. IaIInaLr. nllll olh, r .tnplo .,ýe". of h.l or l irt e r1,111 1 f ot.. ld..ftl II llr ployte. of i' M r l*'lllIri hif t o t i1O Li llll wnill.r* t o Ilr, of (lit I:o rltd. I":;,c h .toikhobl l ,r -. ,' h. ,liititl . iln p.er n or by ll r \ I.. t . . ,,, fe! r ,s.rs -h: r,.'e f tck a i\\ IIl I. 1 n.' , i .,ill "leartions shall bh, h. Ii uu- t' r - . h r h,.. :tid reanLtl atii ls Is illa:tv I.. .-. ilied (.y t lhI Ua ird of lI ir .tr,.r lli Al\ TI'I. VI T.his rt f ior hr i porh il to ll ii ..tor or;ll io I lay i hi Iit risolved, wit th. 1 . l r t oklohlrf o. l 'l.i. ownft r two third. of aill th,. st..k of th,, 'orporatiou. . :a t ral ; In tll Itie I'o ' livrnad for th:t Ipurpo r l it le a iiftl r:lO n del. frittllli nt .. of l this .' ..ftIi linc has le,.,e nli llltlrs ,ol11:11y or throuilh lthe mai toi 11h .to.1 prcrkhir at tlis of i. rcoded ald ll ,..ir . of li.iolutio. hy ith...ixpiration of thir a hhrtll.r or iithelrlr Ie. n lftl r thie :ils p i llltn . ith Ia. w11. h. ll . t kholdrs' .1hall li aryt t l tlo i l a llld:,or frol alonlll Ih.ir iuilllib.r i liqulidatle lanid asaleh the bi.inl.ew alnd affLairs of. 'l'hf .ir aid li ui lna r a ll hl ve . full p ilter o t ol l. tl h N or por:tll on'a debtI . rand dlie lli ' the rolealllin i lln on i a-ong or disrl a.ility o llf ll y oilel l o f i f h aid h li d:llorm , thll realri a ulr ni lg li u lr lo a hall fanilll all the dil CIs of Iignid aia or. atOld IlIhtilator shallt hle, orhor p ar to lix andt prei'rlbe th.- tiS a ian of isale of haid property uaniiiti. the in:lner it whichi the ,alh ..haill et. liadl Thl',,y shall ,.' v.3h.ed witlh full, (hnal dud inllilete plower alnd riauthority. nilteaear. prop.r iand IaxllPdie nt to do and performl :tn, id averty art ant thine na" Iaary tol wind up ande thuailnalte .te bisin andl tffairs of the cooratiion. its orgall ization ihavei , the aff,.et't of ran dering til , lhalritr null or of eaxposing Ha etokholder to any ihebility beyond the unpahd mhauntc due on the isharea of stofk isubsrilhed for or owned by him. A.ITI'.IE Viii.- The .subscribers here unto have resectfully writrten opposlie Sther naders. gn the Reoount of stock in this rporatilon auscribd for the y aPar ol them sbove tat this act o f Iincorporation may ilso serve as the original unhseription list of the corpoFedral Tion. c Audit ther (ity of New Orleans on the day,ord month Novd ear first aiove written in the presence of Mesaieurs ('harles l~e Itlanc anlld Frank T. oyle competent witnesses. residing "A in this Parsh, who hCve igned these presentsJ together with said appear ers and me, Notary, after due reading of the whole. (Orp inal as when iged) JOHN A. MballT, N. O., n somhares. Iw. EI. SH NiK, N. 0I., d Share . C. P. YOINGUMAN, N. O., 1 Share. Witnesses: ths. I Blan, the ad t F. T. Doyle. J. C. JIIENRIQUICI. Notary Public. be the underw. gned Recorder of Mort gages ti and for the Parish of Orleans, State of Louislana, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing Act of Incorpora tion of The Federal Tax Bervice & Audit Bureau, Inc., was this day duly recorded in my oflle#, in Book 1231, folio B0. New Orleans, November it, 1910. (igned) ANMILD J. LEONARD. "A true Copy." J. C. HICNIIQUICS. Notary Public. Dec. 4-Jan. 8 Renovate Brous. When sweeper brush bristles become soft from long use and do not sweep up lint as well as when stiff, put a lit' tie common baking soda In some hot water; take the brush out of the sweeper and dip it up and down In this. Let it dry in the sun and It will be Ilk. new. Hair bruihes or any brash a be treated in the name way with the best of results. DIAMONDS WATCHES AND JEWELRY Zaeringer Bros. 5o5 .Royal St.