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CMAIBTEB OF. POmTU CLOTAItUN CO.. IC. United tutes of America. State of Louisalan, Parish of Orleans. City o New Orles a Ie t known that on this h dy of the month of January in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hun dred and twenty-two (111). and osta theo Independence of the United s t of AmerIca, the one hundred and fortY sixth, before me. WTTI3 duly comm EtiCli. a Notary Public or the Parish sioned and qualllfed in olana, thereina of Orleans, state of Louinae there wit residing, and in the resence and the rwit nesses hereinafter named and aredhe signed, personally came and apper e tre several persons whose names are here unto severa rid, who declared that, avail ing themselves of the laws of this State relative to the orgnlization of corpora tions . they have covenant and agreed, and do by these presents covenant, agree. bind, form and constitute themselves, as well as such persons as may hereafter join or bome.uc associated with them, into a corporation or body politic in law, for the orojects oan purposes and under the agreements and stipulatioUs following to- ICLE 1. The name and title of this corporation shall be the POtTEIt CLOTh INs CO-. lC'-, and under its corporate name it shall enjoy succession for the full term and period of ninety nine years from and after the date here of, and shall have power and authority to contract, sue and be sued; to accepr and receive mortgages, pledges or other hypothecations; to make and use a cor porate seal. and the same to breakL annd alter at pleasure; to purchase, reiVw, lease, hold or otherwise acquire and con vey, as well as mortgage and hypothecate under its corporate name, property, both real, persohal and mi-ed; o borrow money and make and issue bonds, and other evidences of debt, end to secure the same by mortage and otherwise; to subscribe to and hold stock in other cor porations; to acquire hold and reissue share of its capital stock; to carry out all of the object anId prposes hen after set out; to name and appoint such managers and directors, officers and agents as the interest and convenienee of sad corporation may require; and to make nd establish, ta well as alter and amend at pleasure such by-laws, rules and regulstlons for the management ant regulation of the affairs of the corpora tion as may be necessary, proper or con venient; and generally to do all such acts and things as trading corporations are authorized to do under the laws of the State of Louisiana. ARTICLE 11. The domicile of this cor pration shall be in the Pariah of Or leans, State of Louisiana, and all cltations or other legal process shall be served upon the president of the company; or. in his absence, upon the Secretary. ARTICLE 111. The objects and pur for which this corporation Is organ ised. and the nature of the business to be carried on by it, are hereby declared to he: To ey,. sell and deal in, at both wholesale and retail, clothing, boots shoes, hats, cap, mllinery, neckwear, hosiery, gloves, fancy goods, jewelry, furs. and men's, women's and chlidren'm fr ashingSk novelties and wearing ap parel ef all sorts, and all articles and merchandise of like charater and de scriptie. .ad ..all other sorts of dry goods and mehandls,: furniure and ..... furnish nngs for personal and household use and adornment, lacluding all such articles of merchandise as are or may be dealt In by department to s to buy and sell dry goods and to manufacture and s el as customs tailors weari appae men, women and children; to conduct thoe busines of general dry goods nd . L - lng merhants, tailors, draser, haer dashers, mliaLS, dressmakers and geP nrc-til business of a department toe; to bu, sell construct, lease, hold, does a improve real estate and bpUdings sand Improvements thereoa of all srts; to buy. nell, acquire and old of otes ,r ror atrisa-; to by, sell and deal In tcs and bonds., ad to carry on a general Is etn b.sinss. to ex change its eaL ti capital stock or any part theree feo property which it is author ied to ears; io exchange its entire assets an oalneesr, or any part thereos srnoets ci or other obigatons a e e, arms or lndividVals to carry 1n nl operations and do all thi- MincId a to or eonveanient for the c e aet of any of the foregoingd p•epesss, and generlly t do o all such secs and Wag s a general t adi cr poratIe under then laws of the Stat of Louiaas Is or may be authorised to do AltCh IV. Section L. he apitL of~e tseonrmtlo• Ih erebJyxed at Two Hundred I resaat Doll:( - US-U), divided into and r seven hundred and Ifty (7) shares of ebrdstock and ltwelve hundred and MiNI (M) shares of common stock, all - t ar veins of One Hundred Ddlars W) p share Te preered stock m be Incresed to the sum of Five Hundred Thousand Dollars (p05,66W), aal the csmmau stock may be Increased toa ct t mi e ~cpital stock, both pro by eralled ·se, shall he full paid and n assessable when Issued, shall be led o free Ishrdo or for proery oat r edved, or for cas te o hte U asat sa timeSe in In sb ameants and lafr sc notce as may be dtrmInod by the Deemd of Drtors, ad all h personal pmptty- tod to ransfe o oald 'ca ptal c shalhe binding upn this edr e the b ooks t rrean roe So . Th holder ot preferred so) p seat mp m o, cula tive frim and ats i ebasry I2U pogi eat of th et p rod ot com hert ayof Augut eac o nthr b fe an diviene d In paid cm d mo ta. MShoul th na t pre tt for Jn i sulais4at to pay sld pr kmf. dnyupd prtien the r eof shall Sa hadrge last the ne e ts li~ "bge ohe cm pany anyead-" m aid amongto ownerse5 thel m / saJ erit i cb.Istrbtie5 om -a CHART L to th! Ogeermal Delivery at New Orleans Louisiana, tea days prior to the redemp of ton date. Such notice having been sent of and the ma~ey required for such redemp Stion having been deposited for that pur e pose with any bank in the city of New n- Orleans designated by the directors, all he rights of the stock called for redemption of to dividends, after said redemption date, 1- shall cease, and the holders thereof shall thereafter have recourse to said deposit a- alone, and in no event to the said com h pany for the payment of said redeemed in stock or the dividends thereof; and the .t- provisions of this clause shall apply pro r- rata in the case of pro rata redemptions; ue and the holders of stock redeemed shall - be entitled to claim thire amount due upon I- the redemption only upon presentation te of their certificates for appropriate en a- dorsement or t.a the case of total pay d, ments) cancellation. e. Section 6. The provisions of the fore as going section relate to compulsory re er demption of preferred stock by the cor to poration. The corporation shall also have r the privilege and option of calling In and .e redeeming the outstanding preferred stock g in whole or In part on any dividend date. at par, plus all Accrued and unpaid dlvi at dends. In the event of voluntary or it optional redemption of part only of the a preferred stuck under this section. the a corporation shall have the right to desig - nate the particular stock in the hands of e- the particular stockholders which it de y sires to retire. The intent and effect of t this provision being that if the corpor tr ation elects voluntarily to retire a part r. of Its corporate stock under this section, 4 it shall have the right to retire the stock e, of one or more stockholders and not the . stock of the others. All the provisions te of the preceding section relating to no h tice of redemption and deposit of funds w covering such redemption and rights of d stockholders, after such notices and de * posit, shall apply equally in the case of ; voluntary redemption and retirement of r- preferred stock under the present sec s tion. at Section 7. The common stock shall be i entitled to all *earnings of the corpora tion over and above the cumulative divi 4 dend of seven (7) per cent per annum, oi herein reserved for the preferred stock. o except that no dividend may be declared 4 on the common stock until all accrued e dividends on the preferred stock havq i been declared, and no dividends may be . paid on the common stock until all ac crued dividends on the preferred stock . have been paid. In the event of liquida t tlon, dissolution or winding pp, whether a voluntary or involuntary, of the corpor ation, after the payment in full to the r- preferred stock of its principal, at par r- value, plus accrued and unpaid dividends, If any, at the rate of seven (7) per cent I per annum, the remaining assets and funds of the corporation shall be divided among the holders of the common stock r in proportion to the shares held by them respectively. Section 8. The whole of the preferred and/or common stock of this corporation, Lh or any part thereof. may be issued and delivered to any person, firm or corpo' ation for property conveyed to this corporation or services rendered to It, and the Board hereinafter created is spe cially authorized to issue and dispose of td stock for property and services upon such appraisement as in their judgment I may be fair and proper; provide4 always, that no stock shall be issued except upon the receipt by the corporation of par ! value therefor In property or services. ARTICLE V. All the powers of this corporation shall be vested in a Board l composed of not less tlan three nor more than fie directors, each of whom shall own at least one share of the common stock. The precise number of directors within the limits above stated shall be s fixed at the annual meeting of the stock I holders or at a special meeting called for t that purpose; provided, that in the In, terval between stockholders' meetings the Board itself may elect additional directors within the maximum number above provided, if the stockholders shall not have elected the same. The majority of the Board shall constitute a quorum, The said Board of Directors shall b y elected annually by the common stock holders at a meeting of the common stock holders to be held annually on the second Tuesday in February of each year, be a ginning with the year 1902 (or the next ' legal day if that be a holiday), after s notice given to each stockholder by mail at least fifteen days before the date of t the meeting, addressed to the last des inated address of the stockholder; or it I he or she has designated no address, then h to the General Delivery, New Orleans. Special meetings of the steekholders may be called by the Beard at any time, andt notice thereof shall be gidu I the man- I i nor provided for annual meetings; pro i vided, that ia all cases all notices ma be waived by unanimous consent. Each holder of common stock shall be entitles to one vote for each share of common stock standing in his name on the books Sof the corporation, said vote to be cast SIn prson or by proxy, and a majority t of the votes cast ashall elect. Failure to elect directors on the day above specified shall su t dissolve the corpretion, but the directors them i oicee shall remain In stias until their successors are elect ed. The Board of Direetors shall have power to All all vacancies which may occur or in any manner arise or be ere ated on the Board, even though so quorum remain at the time such vacan t tes are to be filled. The Beard shaR i elect from their number a President, " I Vice-Presidet, and a Secretary-Tres urer: provided, that trejs time to time Sthe Board may dispense with any of said Sofeners and/ or may comblne and/or sep arate any of them, and/or may elect such -other oMears as they may think proper or eonventmet for the carrying o at the I company's business, and may provide Sthat such offeers may not be members I of the Board of Directors; sad they shall Si thelari of the officers, agents and 1. emploeyeg. - At any meetlng o the Board ot Dire. I trs uny director abseat from the mest nlag may be repreted by any otherI -Idiet, whe may east tbhe Vote of the r absent director aeordlng to the written nstretloas, either gdseral or speclht of t ai absmet dir tor. The Beard of Dire. I tore shall have authority to make and Sestablish, a well as alter and amend, all I by-larws. rules and rerulatiaons neesesary and proper for the support and managu meet of the bhusiea and afaiar of this t carporatis, and not ineonsiatent with thin charter: and they shaD have power to uthemkr the bnorrowin o moner and ithe ismane of notes, and the eaxeution ~ or pledge and mortgare, and aeetar. t do an thins .nseaary or n veani mo ._e cor matiu. Uei tIe meml a eie the sokers fr f th ue-edites, to Imhe hd i an eet e a t4 yd, thre Deerd of Dre c tore b sal he eempeesd of the folle lur: H. 3. P-.otr,.Crndeet Idng w Orn latns; E3 Pter crende Duidnge d Now Osen L .. Pestr,. CarhedoIste Lg Bard mua ach additiual diee. tow n v the annial imiet o Of the emeeg dithn.s 3. 1. Pote A-NT- CL- V This net o nrm atIo ' may he anged,, meledo m ended -dieesed by a vLeto t for-such n mm eu taa prevou netle halla le lo give t Ima aoae e req uied a th e atth anual m fm an y et her cous It inR sha he quiniod by tree commisasio to he w~i~w 31Wu'JUI ·Ib m ets~a tl~l~l~l-' --C~L 51 1,~i ~r 'S CHANLTU. duoe readia e the whoes. ep- (BIStatres omitted) rtt Witnemsss: Ip. SHIRLEY HOFFMAN, ar- J. BLANC MONROE. ew WATTS K. LEVERICH, all Notary Public. on I, the undersigned Recorder of Mort te, gages for the Parish of Orleans, State of all Louisiana, do hereby certify that the sit above and foregoing charter of PORTER m- CLOTHING CO., INC., was this day duly ed recorded in my office in book 126It, he folio - ro New Orleans. La.. January, 1922. is; (Signed) ROBT. SCOTT. all Jan. 26-Mch. 2 Deputy Recorder. ACT OF INCORPORATION OF ,n- MARINE LUMBER CO., LTI). Y- State of Louisiana, Parish of Orleans, City of New Orleans. Be it known that e- on this the 17th day of the month of 7e- January, in the year of our Lord. one or- thousand nine hundred and twenty-two. ye and of the Independence of the United ad States of America the one hundred and. ek forty-sixth, before me, WALTER J. It. SUTHON, JR., a Notary Public. duly vi- commissioned and qualified in and for or the city, parish and state aforesaid. he therein residing, and in the presente of he the witnesses hereinafter named and f- undersigned, personally came and ap of peared the several persons whose names are hereunto subscribed, who declared of that, availing themselves of the provi 'r- sions of the laws of this state relative rt to the formation and organization of cor ,n, porations, they have covenanted and ik agreed and do by these presents cove he nant, agree and bind themselves, as well as as those who may hereafter become asso 0- ciated with them, to form themselves into Sa corporation for the objects and pur of poses, with names and under the stipu e- lations following, to-wit: of ARTICLE I. The name and style of bd this corporation shall be MARINE LUM - BJR CO., LTD.. and by said corporate name it shall have and enjoy succession be and existence for a period of ninety-nine a- years, unless sooner dissolved, and shall 1- have all the rights, privileges and im n, munities which are now or may here k. after be granted by law to corporations ed of the same kind and character. and ud under said corporate name it shall have re the power and authority to contract, sue b and be sued: to makh and use a cor c- porate seal, the same to break or alter ek at pleasure, and to make all necessary a- rules and regulations for its corporate er management and control. Ar- ARTICLE II. The domicile of this he corporation shall be In the City of New ar Orleans, Parish of Orleans, State of Is, Louisiana. and citation and other legal nt process shall be served upon the Secre ad tary; or, in case of his absence or In ed ability to act. upon any other officer of ek the corporation. m ARTICLE II. The objects and pur poses for whicb this corporation is or ed ganized and tflt nature of the business n, to be carried on by it are hereby declared ad to be: To buy, hold. own, sell, and g- generally to deal in any and all kindq Is of lumber, and any and all kinds of it, building material, and to handle same l- on a commission basis; to buy, hold, of own, sell and generally to deal in tint ha ber and timber leases; to cut, prepare at and manufacture any and all kinds of rs. lumber; to import and export timber, so lumber and building material; to buy. Ut hold, own and sell real estate necessary for the business of the corporation; to is purchase and acquire the assets and rd good-will of other businesses whose re objects and purposes are incidental or ill similar to those of this corporation; to ao buy and own stock in other corpora re tibnas and generally to do any and all I it things incidental or germane to any of k- the objects and purposes above set forth. Dr ARTICLE IV. The capital stock of n, this corporation is hereby fixed at the rs sum of Six Thousand Dollars ($6,000.00), ml divided into one hundred and twenty rr shares of the par value of One Hundred II Dollars each, all of which shall be com : mon stock; and the amount to which a, the capital stock may be increased is Shereby fixed at the sum of Fifty Thou - sand Dollars (850.00000) ; said stock t- shall be issued only for cash or in pay. d ment of property actually received by e- this corporation, or services actually t rendered to it; said stock shall be fully a r paid at the time of Its Issuance and there- n iI after be non-assessable. This corpora. f tien shall commence business and become - a going concern as soon as fifty per cent I it of its capital stock shall have been sub- a n scribed samid fifty per cent of the sub 5- scription paid for. Y The parties to this act hereby declare 0 d that they have subscribed for the um 'b her of shares of the capital stock of said d corporation set opposite their respective signatures hereto, so that this act of in corporption shall serve as the original subscription. d a No present or future stockholder of a i this corporation shall ever sell, asigan or transfer other than by inheritance any y of the capital stock of this corporation a o until the same shall have been ilrt of d oeted to the remaining stockholders for o t the benefit of theose stekholders who b a may desire to prehase the same, threegh a the Beard of Directors, for a peied of Sten days, at the book vale of such stoek I as shown by the books of the corpora- t0 tion on the .0th day of November, pre e ceding the date of such offer. It shall d be the duty of the Board of Directors, upon receiving an offer of sale of any of the capital stock of this corporation, I promptly to communleate the same to the stockholders, in writing, through the Secretary of the corporation, and each Sof the mid stockholdmr shball be entitle d Sto purchase mech proportion of the stock s o fered ter sale as the number ofa shares owned by him bears to the num ber of shanr owned by all other steek. 1 holders desirlag to participate ia the II puarcham. No sale der ftieaeleosre, Spledge or hypotheeatlen shall be validly o made ntail the foregtang requirements * Sharve been complied with by the peruse -- or pernsos, fIrm or corporation provk m lg such foreeisaure or sale, and no a stoek shaba be tranasiered on the beoksa Sthis eeompany to ayoem other than a steholdar, save by and with the writt ten east of two-thirds of the stoek- d b*dere Is number and ameunt. ARTICL V. All the powrs of this I erporatios shall be vested in and be Sarermld by a bord o not less than thr nor m than Seven dqirectors, as adetermined la advame each year by the * seek l at the anual meetln. It h t me f bor Urectrs Is moIe than three three dlrwetmr all at all times i hea he abes he stockholdea and mall a al tmns m er ·t aa tun t d shaln cu_ et o w. V. Bate. U1I C.--,-om_ _ BuLIMn, 'ew Orleans, t Lt.; o. 0D. ackass, ma ux Di, ld- e ad, new Oreas 1.: K r V. Ouly, 81 Cal-Cmrcmsj Bid l New Or leans t.; N. IL akler, ss MaauIne stree, New O a o; Agetxrae mor.1. _. che aaeg New n. i S a r heie ut, sue or mere Vrie --cm--r-bry"nj and In asu . follows: . ewhshall he hi ice-Presidut; , th rud who shall o bheSerea e N tt maker, dlet sl e held y a.. un til the fs annual met e, lI Decm ber, S, or until thei m- le ofefor oem y , or unti tir m re hereaerelec _ rud diretor at yer sh·altl select fram le Uther ownnumbe th offcrs theh a it 6t-~4 ye 72'eaugs CHARTER. directed to each stockholder at his last known address, as the same shall appear upon the books of the corporation, unless said notice is waived in writing by all of the stockholders appearing upon the books. At all meetings of stockholders a majority of the votes cast shall be t-sufficient to elect and to decide all ques of tions voted upon, except for the altera be tion, amendment or the dissolution of R the corporation. ly ARTICLE VII. This act of Incorpora 13, tlon may be altered, amended or modified, or the corporation dissolved by a vote of two-thirds (2-3) in amount of the cap ital stock represented at a general meet ing of the stockholders called for that - purpose; and in case of dissolution of the corporation the stockholders at such meeting shall elect three Liquidating , Commissioners, who shall have entire at charge of such liquidation, with authority of to sell and dispose of the assets of the ,e corporation, and to till vacancies occur ring in their own number. ARTICLE VIII. No stockholder shall ad ever be held liable or responsible for the j contracts or faults of this corporation in 1) any further sum than the unpaid balance z, due the corporation on the shares owned d. by him; nor shall any mere informality of in organization have the effect of render id ing this charter null, or of exposing a stockholder to any liability beyond the amount of his unpaid stock. d Thus done and passed at my office in the City of New Orleans, on the day, month and year first hereinbefore writ ten, in the presence of L. Ruel and )D. Ed llis, competent witnesses, who here unto sign their names, together with said It appearers and me, Notary, after due read . g of the whole. o (Original Signed) Witnesses: L. RUEL. I . ELL1S. ) WALTER J. SUTHON, JR., I Notary Public. I. the undersigned Recorder of Mort gages in and for the Parish of Orleans, 1e State of Louisiana, do hereby certify that It the above and foregoing act of nlocor , poration of the MARINE LUMBER CO., ILTD., was this day duly recorded in my s office In book 1263, folio - d New Orleans, January. 1922. e (Signed) ROBT. SCOTT, e Deputy Recorder. r. A True Copy. WALTER J. SUTHON, JR., Jan. 26-Mch.2 Notary Public. CHARTER OF DA.N S. LEMON DETEC TIVE AND COMMERCIAL w AUENCY, INC. t United States of America. State of .1 Louisiana, Parish of Orleans. Be it e- known that on this twelfth day of the mt month of January, in the year of our of Lord, one thousand nine hundred and twenty-two,and of the Independence of r. the United States of America, the one r. hundred and forty.sixth, before me, LES s LIE PATTON BEARD, a Notary Public, d In and for the Parish of Orleans,. State id of Louisiana, therein residing, and in the 1presence of the witnesses whose names t are hereunto subscribed, personally came and appeared the several persons whose names are hereunto subscribed, who de clared that, availing themselves of the re provisions of the laws of the State of ,f Louisiana, relative to the organization r and formation of corporations, and more particularly of Act No. 267 of the Gen eral Assembly of the State of Louisiana o for the year 1914, they have covenanted d and agreed and they do by these presents Shereby covenant, agree, bind and obligate t themselves, as well as such other per o sons as may hereafter become associated with them, to form and constitute a cor 1 poration and body politic In law for the ,f objects and purposes and under the con ditions and stipulations following, which f they adopt as their charter, to-wit: ARTICLE I. The name, style and title of this corporation is hereby declared to be DAN S. LEHON DETECTIVE AND d COMMERCIAL AGENCY, INC., and un der such name and style It shall have and enjoy succession and existence for a period of ninety-nine (99) years from date hereof, unless sooner dissolved by k liquidation or otherwise. It shall have power and authority to contract, sue and be sued; to make and use a corporate seal, and the same to break and alter at pleasure; to hold, purchase, sell, lease. mortgage, transfer, hypothecate and pledge property, real. personal and mixed, corporeal and incorporeal, and to hold stock in any other company or com paniea that may assist this company in its objects and purposes; to make and issue bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness, and if desired, to secure same by mortgage; to name and elect directors and other officers, managers. employees, and to establish, alter and amend by-laws, rules and regulatione t for its proper government as may be c deemed necessary and proper, and gener ally to do any act or thing necessary for the carrying on of its business. t ARTICLE II. The domicile of this cor poration shall be In the City of New t Orleans, State of Loisalsna, and service f of citation and other legal process shall be served upon the President: or, in his c absence, upon the Secretary-Treasurer. ARTICLE III. The objects and put. e poses for which this corporation is organised and created, and the nature of a the business to be carried on sad con ducted by it, are declared to be as fol lows: A general Investigation, adjust- a meat and commercial collection business; to make. ascertaain and issue credit rat- t ings of nladividuals, firms or corporatiaons: Sto create and conduet for tihe umse of Its d patras, bookkeeping, acconunting and ,audtm systems, and likewlise a general de.oetete bsnaesa; and generally to do Sand perform any and all acts or things pertalaing ad ineldental to the carrying out and proper execution of the obects ann P~rlP~hoereiabetora mentioned. VRT V. The capital stock of this corporataon Is hreby fixed at the sam of Twenty-ive Thossaad Dollars ($25.. 100.00), and shall be divIded into .and represenated by twentt-fve hundred (2500) b shares of the par value tof Tea Dollars ($10.00) each, whleh shall be fully paid for and non-assesable. Said stock shall bhe aid for nla cash or by property, or aerv actually ren dered to the corporatlon. or other equlv aslent of es as provided by law, and at such time and manner as may be pro- d serlbed by the Board of Dlrectors. This eorporation shall beoome a gonlag h concern and shall be authorised to com meuce basiness when fifty (IO) per en- h tam of its capital stck shall have been subsribed and paid, eiher in cauh or its equivalent The atol tek of this curporatioa may be er~~sd to the sum ot Ifty a Tho.d .Dollars (50,000.0), as provid- t ed by-law. ARTICLE V. The eorporate powers of this orporation shall be vested in and eerelid by a beerd of net les thos three nor mere than fve directors, a ma Jorlty of whlch shall coutltute a quwamum for the tranaetio oft buines. Any director who i unable to attend Uay meetlns of the Beardd o Dir tor and isa oe·..rwi incapaitatnte - fm per ,' ,t in w~rltn snaeer memlber t S* Diroetors to aet fr him and as hIs proxy, and the Bs of Drectorm may delegate Uay of his powers to any offier or oEicers or presen-tIve of this corporatio by rsotluon regaSularly ad e. Beard of Directors ot this eorpratIo hU ah be omposwd a thhe eol lowing: Dan U ehn residing at Ns m Uen s ttr eetu. INw O rah lraan, o reaidia at lNo. 7 e iyceore set, teek Orlns, , L.l, Oaod e. , Loefel, rsiding ~ at N. 1IS It. arles avenue Nea Or leans La_ wit the follwi offlers: an. . Lhon, Prednt: * ohn r. Lehe ' -cs-Pmresidto o Ge. . eLMfeL Ucretary Treasurer, and tiny sallt serve un ti the se ondyThursa of Jua, 163, or WLtsl sch ether sueessors are ekted N and qual lded auay, at a meeting to be haed a tha ' cend Tursaday f January in eb ar after date hereo. Notieo in writin of N said meting sal he give to each tock- m holer net Il than fiee days prior 'od e mtin. addrssed to eact stock duce. Spcial meetings may be ealed · tocoer,,·_ upon en written ntie U atleast five ysl advaneo st aid meet nn which shalltE kin o bhe addrewssd tooath stocklder at hi last -_, that said notie may be ws Ivsd. Beth stekheaer shal at any meet in _a this rpe i hae nttisd. is perso In The dib s is Si slatted or olinuis - CHARTER. ed by and with the consent of three fourths of the stockholders in person or represented at a meeting held for that purpose, and this corporation shall have the right to increase its capital stock at such meetings subject to limitations hereinbefore set out. ARTICLE VII. At the expiration of this charter, or the earlier dissolution of this corporation, its affairs shall be liqui dated by two commissioners to be elected by the stockholders in accordance with law, and said commissioners are hereby vested with full power and authority as may be by law permitted to sell any and all of the assets and property, real, per sonal and mixed, of the corporation, and to give full and complete title to same, and to do and perform any and all acts essential to a full and complete liquida tion of this corporation, and to distribute the proceeds, if any. In the event of death. inability or res ignation of either of said comnlissioners. the survivor shall continue to act and be likewi.e vested with all the powers men tioned herein. AItTICLE VIII. No stockholder of this corporation shall be liable or responsible for any amount beyond the unpaid bal ansce due by him on stock for which he has subscribed. AIRTICLE IX. In order that this char ter may serve as ihe original subscription list, the subscribers hereto have lndicat ed opposite their respective names the numter of shares subscribed to by each of them. Thus done and passed at my office in the C'ity of New Orleans. Louisiana. on the day, month and year herein as above written, in the presence of Charles B. Kemp and John E. Creey, competent witnesses, who have hereunto signed their names, together with the said ap Iwarers and me, Notary, after due reading of the whole. (Original Signed) DAN S. LEIHON. JOHN J. LEiiON. GEO. J. LOEFFEL. Witnesses: 'IIAS. B. KEMP. JOHN E. CREEVY. L. P. BEARD. Notary Public. I. the undersigned Recorder of Mort gages. in and for the Parish of Orleans. State of Louisiana. do hereby certify that tihe above and foregoing act of incorpor ation of DAN S. LEHON DETECTIVE AND COMMERCIAL AGENCY, INC.. was this day duly recorded in my office in book 1263. folio -. New Orleans, La., Jan. 17. 1922. A True Copy of the Original: L. P. BEARD. Notary Public. New Orleans, La., Jan. 17, 1922. Jan. 26-Mch. 2 CHARTER OF SMITH A TRIGG, INC. United States of America. State of Louisiana. Parish qf Orleans, City of New Orleans. Be it known that on this the fourteenth day of January, in the year of our Lord. one thousand nine hundred and twenty-two, before me, EDOUARD F. HENRI4QUES, a Notary Public In and for the Parish of Orleans, State of Louis iana, duly commissioned and qualified and in the presence of the witnesses here inafter named asid undersigned, person ally came and appeared the persons whose names are hereunto subscribed, all above the full age of majority, who sev erally declared that, availing themselves of the provisions of the laws of this state relative to the organization of corpora tions, they have formed and organized. and by these presents do form themselves and those whom they represent into and constitute a corporation and body politic in law for the objects and purposes and under the stipulations and agreements hereinafter set forth and expressed, which they hereby adopt as their charter. ARTICLE I. The name and title of this corporation hereby formed is de clared to be SMITH & TRIGG, INC.; its domicile shall be in the City of New Orleans, State of Louisiana, . and it shall have and enjoy succession by its corpor ate name for a period of ninety-nine (90) years from aed after the date hereof. This corporation shall have power and authority to contract, sue and be sued in its corporate name; to make and use a corporate seal; to hold, receive, hire and purchase real and personal property and to sell, mortgage or pledge the same and to borrow money and Issuane bonds notes and other obligations. All citations or other legal process shall be served upon the President. and in the event of his absence or, inability to act from any cause, the same shall be served upon the Vice-President or Secretary Treasarer. ARTICLE II. The objects and pur poses for which this corporation is arganised and the nature of the business to be carried on by it are hereby de dlared to be: (1) To purchase and sell lumber brick, stone, cement and all building ma terials, at either wholesale Or retail (2) To act as agent and represents lye of mills, quarries and other manu lacturiag industries, manufacturing or handling building materials used in the onstruetion of buildings or other works (3) To buy and sell real estate, and to erect buildings thereon, as well as to act as contractor and builder on property or other persons. (4) And generally to do anything es mential or necessary to carry out the ,bjects and purposes of this corporation ARTICLE III. The capital stock of his corporation is hereby axed at the mum ot Five Thousand Dollars (15.000.00). Itwided into and represeanted by fifty (i0) ihares of the par value of One Hundred nad No/100 Dollars ($100.00) each, which ahall be paid for in cash or in property actually transterred to the company. The capital stock of this company may e increased to any amonnt not exceed ing Fiftty Thouansed and No/100 Dollars [50,000.00), in the manner hereinafter provided. In the event of the increase ot the apital stock, each stockholder shall mave the right to purchase the new stock o be issued in a proportion that his hen holding bear to the stock then oat tanding. In snck event, each stock. older shall have ten (10)*days' written uotice of the proposed Incead isue oft atock, within which time h sh all have be right to notify the compeany ot his leire to take his proportie etof the new sae of stock, or such sharm le in than is proportion that he may desitre to par hase. Failure on the part tof any stck solder to wxerise the right to rhase I mls proportion and sha of l new ase of stock shall give the rd of Mrectors the rlight to dispo of said mow ismoof stoek as they may see IL he stck ot this emenay have beou sb cribed at the time ot tihe passing of this t of incorporatio and eads erporatie I hall ecomo a tgeLg amer as suee a Ifty (.S) per cent of a l suboeripties all have boon pa11 for, either i cash a and exersled b a Beard of DI etra oe hen cmpoee of no los than tfor (4) majority of whom srll constitute a uerum for the transametlio of ueo 'b Beard of Dimettrs shall he voutda rith full power and authelty to mae t II amtracts, prehases and mws, and I dept all by-laws, raes and regulatis 1 r the govrament of the ibulsess ad airs or th eomplany; and alter, nmem I geto and alemp7 all mislos, I n gemnlly do and perform all things eceary i the trnaetion et tof bhe - eon nd affr o i thAny lmb rst elard DMrewor this ar. oratlia shall eilt oit: L. D. mith, lE Trg Mauriee . ones and Mrs. Ithel i mt. all of whRom rede in rw Orsa, wi&th L. D Smith as Pred eat, Maundree . eMs as ~FlcPresldent rho shal o hold ofice until tih aseod ondly in January. Si or untll their aeaer ar duly elected and ualife. On the seeeond Moda·r a Jauary, _ dand anuany rao an c eletien - dectors shle at the eofee F the company, unde the mnpervtsio Sthre () eemmaslonens to be a nt I by the P usident, and the dtrete _ elaeted shall ako their se t tng lately and hai bold ofee auntil theWr Ib Bad shl Saet s elem ses ele sions aigllbe b1 l- 11 Lot, a ea h al stock aeDll b Sin _ e 1si - l h ,ini - y , b _hengedL moie ad e-,dl- CHIARTUR. ARTICLE VII. Whenever this corpor r ation is dissolved, either by limitation t of its charter or from any cause, its af e fairs shall be liquidated by three com e missioners to be appointed from among a the holders of stock at a meeting of the stockholders convened for that purpos,. f after fifteen (15) days' prior notice shall I have been given by the Secretary to each stockholder. Said commissioners shall I remain in oftice until the affairs of said b corporation shlall have been fully liqul dated. In case of the death of any corn s missioner, the survivors shall continue to i act. AIRTICLE VIII. No stockholder of this I corporation shall ever be held liable or re sponsible for tire contracts or faults a thereof in any further sum than the un paid ibalance due to the corporation on the shares owned by him, nor shall any mere informality in organization have the effect of rendering this charter null, nor of exposing a stockholder to any lia bility beyond the amount of his stock, The incorporators of this company hereby subscribe to the number of shares and amount thereof as set out herein. which subscription is declared to be the original subl,scnriiption list. L. II. SMITH,. 2401 Pine Street, four teen shares. ETHEL It. SMITH. 2401 Pine Street. one share (per pro I.. II. Smith). LOCKE iI. TRtIGG, 2433 Pine Streett fourteen shares. M. M. JONES. 305 S. Jefferson Davis Parkway. one share. Thus done and pasnd in my notarial office in the City of New Orleans afore said, in the presence of Chas. A. IDuchamp and Texans Carter, competent witnesses. of lawful age and residing in this city. who hereunto subscribe their names, to gether with said parties and me. Notary. on the day and date set forth in the cap tion hereof. (Original Signed) L. Ir. SMITH, ETHEL It. SMITH. per pro L. 1D. Smith. LOCKE H. TRIGG, NI. M. JONES. Witnesses: CHtAS. A. DI CHAMP, TEXANA CARTER. EDOCARD F. HENRIQUES, Notary Public. A true copy of the original on file in my office. I. the undersigned Recorder of Mort gages. In and for the Parish of Orleans. State of Louisiana. do hereby certify that ation of the SMITII & TRIGG, INC.. was the above and foregoing act of incorpor this day duly recorded in my office in book 1263. folio - New Orleans. J'... 1. 19122. (Signed) ROBT. SCOTT. Jan. 26-Meh. 2 Deputy Recorder. CHARTER OF AUTO PARTS CO.. INC. State of Louisiana, Parish of Orleans Be it known that on this eighteenth day of January. nineteen hundred and twenty two. before me, JOSEPH LAUTEN SCHLAE(tER. a Notary Public in and for the Parish and State aforesaid, duly commissioned, personally came and ap peared the persons whose names are hereunto subscribed, all of full age, re siding in this parish, who severally de clared that, availing themselves of the provisions of the laws of this State, and partictularly Act 267 of 1914, they have formed themselves into a colporation and body politic in law for the objects and purposes and under the stipulations and agreements hereinafter set %forth. ARTICLE I. The name and title of this corporation shall be the AUTO PARTS CO., INC., and as such it shall have and enjoy succession in its corpor ate name for a period,of ninety-nine 1 years from date hereof; it shall have power and authority to sue and be sued; to contract; to make and use a corporate seal. if desired; to hold, receive, purchase real and personal property; to sell. mort-. gage and pledge the same; to borrow money, issue notes and other obliga- I lions, and do all things allowed by law. ARTICLE II. The domicile of this corporation shall be in the City of New Orleans. State of Loulaisas, sad all cita tions or other legal process shall be served on the President. and, in his ab sence, on the Secretary-Treasurer. ARTICLB Ill. The objects and per poses for which this corporation is organised and the nature of the business to be carried on by it are declared to be: Buying and selling, wholesale and setail, of all the functioa parts of an automobile, and to do anything that may be incidental to or necessary to carry oat the above objects and purposes, ARTICLE IV The capital stock of this corporatlol is hereby Axed at the sam of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00), divided into and represented by one hun- I dred shares of the par value of One Hun- . dred Dollars each. The capital itock may 4 be increased or decreased in the manner provided by law. A stockholder desiring to sell his stock must irst offer it to the Board of Direc tors, and if they do not purchase it in thirty days, then he has a right to sell it to anyone. ARTICLE V. All the powers of thias corporation shall be vested and exercised I by a Board of Directors composed of I three stockholders, who shall elect from I their number a Presldent, Vice-President, and Secretary-Treasurer. They shall be elected annually on the second Monday of January of each year. Failure to elect directors on the day speciled will net dissolve tblh corporation, but the oficers then in office will hold their oflee until their successors are elected and ualify. Until the annual meetln in 3 Board-of Directors and ofcers shall be the followiag: Louis P. Mart. Pmresident; Henry Weiser. Viec-Preldeat; Horaee 8. Dueles, Secreatary-Trenaueer. ARTICLE VI. Two members of the Board of Directotrs shall eaonstituto a quorum for the transaetion eof all bsi ness.a Notiees for the election eof dire- I tore and offteers shall be malled to he last k*wa addres of the sterkholders thirty days betrer the eleeti. n ARTICLE VII. Thin charter may be amended, changed or mediled, the cap.. ital setoc ineased o decd, or this eorortion may he assoed at a gee oral meeting of the steskelldere held that purpose, with the useat of the frths of the entUr epitalto ·t present or repnated at sai meaen, netlea o whleh must be given to the stoek bolde. thIrty days pme n to said mot la, by mal, t their lat known ad In caes o ikseltie or termImnati Sthi ecrporati, eItther by mnltatlo t r frm any ohr cau, the qullatioa' stockho.ers s.lect fromndaeo ng teo. stckholdes, at a meetia ated that ;i purpse as set frth abeve. SEid ned dat ng eammig lee shall remaina n allb.imdate. In ca of death of. eeamle e ele mo, the e:rrr aE cantinno act. ARTICLE VIII. N stsekholder of thi n the contrma c r or ur theraof, in any further s. m tan te unpaid helane due n the shres e stck subaribedt for by him; nor shall ay men inhemlty ia n m nm nu, o r of m l r~erlly i t eirir n a ares , ... . L oa a o thedais r [ L na L. w eil end mt sto Loi ea e: uemrs pag ttan rl reigi nNrL. , A wh.. as. L tmasse air.ean * aesnto sig thor na ith ai a etac r Ittn oemite their for o hat We at ma aIea n LUI V. MARTIN, JR. ORAC- S. nUcL,, ati i of the Am D le 7j CO, IN.i, CHARTEb. r- inafter named and ~underigl In ally came and appeared th~e l f- whose names are h. reutUto Ilu a- above the full age of majority .l I erally decla'ed that, atailing tV ie of the laws of the 'state of and especially the laws relatvIe II organization of corpl.rations, t h covenauted and agru, to hind. tI II constitute themsllles. as well as . id other persons as 1,iN, hereafter . I- become assoeiatlul1 nth them, la if t- poration and body politic in Ia, f to objects and por ll,-s aln under cles, agreetments and stilulatiosa is Ing. to-wit : t ARTICLE I. The name, style aJ ts of this corpo.rat(.n shall beh - i- BALTIC CIAItTEIRIN; AkNtikg5,H in CO., INC.. andl under that nao t y have and enjoy anil the rights. adm. e and privileges granted by law to l i, atlons, and shall exist for the th i- and tkriod of niilt)-nine yearas tm k, day. It shall have power to eaure aS y sued; to mlake and i-. a corporte s and the same to alter or breat a. ure; to hold. r"eeive leas,., par e and convey, as well :n nortgat, 4a, ecate and pledge propl..rt. real. r- and mixed, corporeal nitd intoIm. name and appoint pucht managr,: - t. tors. officers. agents anld other c as its interest may re-qilre. and~o' end establish, as well as alter aund from time to tin:e. such by.la , is and regulations as may be n expedient for the prop,r manatl " ml government of the affairs of said I ation. p ARTICLE II. The domnicle of t poration is hereby fixed in the aft New Orleans, State of l.oulan , citations or other bi.-al processa.-" served upon the Presilden: or V~eu. dent of said corlporation; or. in absence. upon its $..,re.tary. ARTICLE Ill. 'The obje.ta d a poses of this crporporation and ths of the business to be carried on kb are hereby declared to be. To do a eral shipping business; to act as agents and brokers; to buy, own, hire, charter, control. construct. bailt, pair and alter, oll intain and boats ships, barges Or any otherea craft whatever; to carry and convey sengrers, goods, wares and mere- or other property or commodity o corporation, or all others for pt - to charge and collect comnensatio r h I for; to act as agents and teveldor t ships and other water craft, or the iM era. masters, charterers or sub-clllhar thereof; to load and unload ships or asm water craft, railroad ears. drays - other vehicles for itself and othetrs profit, and to charge and collect cen sation therefor; to buy, sell, hire transfer commodities of all lI Sand to act as agents for the oa of merchandise of every descrltip to act as custom brokers; to i gage in the insurance management s Insurance agency business; with t rights and power to do any and all th necessary or connected with or ln -a manner Incidental or complemestar the objects and purposes herein set ist ARTICLE IV. The capital steeI this corporation is hereby fixed at I saum of Twenty-five Thousand Ds ($25,000.00), to be divided into aid arented by two hundred and mty - i shares. In the sum of One HundMe l ars ($100) each; said stock shall be - for ia cash. i The capital stock of this eorpe- i may be increased to the sum oe l Hundred and Fifty Thousand D [ (~0.00S.00). This corporation shill commence dis I business and be a going concern at as ARTICLE V. All the corporate psen of said corporation shall be exercisedr a Board of Directors consisting etf less than three and not more thean e stockholders, a majority of whom *a constitute a quorum for the trasm of business. The Board of Directors al elect annually from their number a P denat, and may elect one or more V Presidents; they shall also else Treasurer and a Secretary. which i latter offces may be filled by orn pr son, and which person or persons a not be a stockholder In this corpdIeI The first Board of Directors shall a sist of three stockholders, and tai composed of William H. Osbor, VhwI Relmann and Hans Feveile, with W-Ig I H. Osborn as President and Hans Ia I as Secretary-Treasurer. The postofice addresses of said On Ster are as follows: William H. Osborn, HBiernia -y Building, New Orleans, La. Vilhelm Relmnan, 27 Whitehall IIu New York, N. Y. Hans Feveler , 27 Whitehall 3treet, N York, N. Y. These directors and officers dshaI until the first Tuesday in February, or until their successors have bees d elected and qualiAed. The annual meeting of stoeekhal for the election of directors shall be Id on the first Tuesday in February, ea g year, unless said day be a legal h_-A and then on the next bani day t-e after. Each subseriber hereto Its -N his name his postoffice addresa ll statement of the number of shie stock which he agrees totake l thea poration. At all elections every holder shall be entitled to one vets each share of stock standinglt hkis a on the books of the corpemeati, t cast il person or by his written ;ll A majorlty of the votes cast shaM - ARTICLE VI. In the event of the datlon or disslution et this ce--rpe the stockholders shall elect two -"_ tore from meon their number at a la convened for that purpeos, dlge I ho' writte motice mat to sac s or y mail to his last hais un dress; aid aLquikters shall hnei uathority to wind up the bsealne a nalfairs of this corporatio. In case o death o either fsld Y datorer, the surrivor shall appeIt a -I holder as ecceaosr to him. ARTICLE VII. No stoeLkhleMr I corporation an ever sell the stck by him ian this corporatle, or therat. withot rt orin the in wrtina, to the other threugh t Be earo DIectee, s then book value, who will have i option to purchan the same. ARTICL VIII. This charter modified, changed or ~at rLd erporatieos ay d. amuent af stsekholders rth the eIntire c pital se geneal meeting o th .teohlIo vemed for tlhat purpose, Atl days' written ntiee shalli I to sack atoeholder, mailed to hIm I Il known addres.. ARTICLW IX. No subecrhl St shall eve h eld liable for the nalts or debts eo sd crporatio f rther sum tUan the unpaMi i ay, due the corporatiMenn * Ut whldek h has au brbed; sr I stockholder ever hE held lahie ontracts, ialts or debts inn saum them the unpaild hala c E the atork owmed by him er m mere lnftrmault orasl tie 1 effet e e tneh chah er renadein n hs er or Iable byond the unpaid -meet, raini duo en his L L. TTIs X. T pete L dun thew se aw tii L Ioesdma, sad Act Phl4, and tho seLo r b enfat themnelvoe a said eorpertlen, i its eonees, diretors sad hereby acspt a part o thisa c, as conldtls said cred n, - rghts, powers, prvisego and rantod t corpon tions, and and enferrod upon oficers, dii5I4 stoekholder aof eporatieonse b . and sld act; such aee pa•nc tall, complete ad binlg as rgllhts, powers, plrivbe ad wer set terth at tel length ln atrrmet. ThLa done and passed la m Oleo la the a1ty o New Gi sal, in the presence of Gao. t. brr ad Nolger 0. Koha tie city, who hereensto sus unames, together with said pantes Notary othe ad date set the entlion (Original Signed) Notary Ple. in and the ParhI -+ I e o Loianam, do hereby the above sand at UIC, was thisb d ud ulyr firee in book I8i, rioe 5 I hereby ertiy the a to be a true a - eartleno at t the oaerdcr I o file ad a eord la y In hh whereof, I eand sandYl thli ear l U.. 4. nd".