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_i ae o Ameara. State of g haOw3 that on thia nth ti.sh, of Orleans. city of New S known that on this 5th i , h the year of our Lord. wdeae d snd twenty-two, before " , iler, a duly commissioned. aitinnotary public, in and S Orleans,. State of Los - a the presence of the herein r md undersigned witnesses, a.e sad appeared the several awseJ names are hereunto sub I e.rally declared that avail -ad those they represent ue -who may hereafter be .u -with them of the general -Y- ateo of Loutsilaa. in much f a provided, they have r sen-aised. and by these pres g s-elves, as well as those and such others as may --e asmociated with them. tiesp.lea and body politic in M tiesc and purposes in t.he set forth and expressed, a t as their charter e namne and title of this - and shall be "Standardei - le.. Ia.,T and it shall exist meesiom by its corporate .a~d ofY ninety-nine (90) _ date hereofl with all the S sasd powers now or _ _ by law upon trading Is domicile shall be in the Orlesas, ad all citations and s mhall be made upon the pad lathe event of his in I set etc.. upon the vice-prel mrretary, in the order named. Il-The capital stock of this i hereby fixed at the sum o .f imsad ($14.000.00) dollars, all shall be divided into and repre Sa bsdred and forty shares ofh 1 Sem on hnadred dollars ec.h: . rpaid for in money, in ser the corporation, or in pro tras efrred to the cor al shall be determined bya I-o-The objects and par S1 corporation and for which I are hereby declared to be earate and manlatain retail say mature and description er Smretailing jewelry, o s and optical goods, and t therewith, to operate and shops for jewelry, watches ;pods to conduct and main ea jbbie establishment for o emrheadise of any nature or a whtasoever; to conduct. oper- r 5 tie factorie, etc. for the t o watches, jewelry, optical t sied Uses and in general to e al thiges necessary. tIncident h to r rarlly conducted p sc reti lines or with such r i1 s or with such retail t w i such factories. It is un- h at the corporation may engage a r all o thee businesses at one t -e time. IV-The corporate powers of f shall be vested in and ex a heard of three directors, a o~ h shall constitute a -- the trasuaction of buateu. g beaed of directors shall be t - g- eM oses, namely, a president. sad a secretary-treas wa eet directors mhal be and of Lam Villaer, New Orleas. daSalsg, New Orleans, La. Now Orleass, La.. of m 9Vel shall be president; shall be vice-president, a shall be secretary gel Iretors a oaicers e as semb util the second Mon S oey, IO1 or until their sue - duly elmeted and qualified. dimee may vote at say meet-!-I Ina writ given to another tl Ba de for a spce and par-; t P --ebe corporato powers ( d are expressed sad set Iagssn mvem (7) of Act 2 oa ai d shall be daly employed Sthe several oeers shall h ias by-laws; whleh will be the I d a et directors sad we Moed at their will; and they o " light to employ, under eon IUWIº a sersl manager who t be a mber o the board a M beard i 1 directorse end which mid general o rmeh daties as hll1 eto sach mamre r Me the mpenl rv a of the P e, e ible er any thr thea the ma-. au e a . down Is Act nom of this char - . wIp V. MILL6 etaar y a ha due. ' W O ti.r amonthte A e . ,aunsLaun, •ad M n etammy Aie., shar. -, SW#. NLes lw Mtet am at do mslve he Iet thet wt t Cotare. diwtat in wd city ml sa' s alee. n Notae y a Pu tbic- h o LoIser- a Stat tho at Om ul ea eds seed I ~i~ h ir.le n.m jA,1 T I Aa~4i nhg CHARTR.L IT exchangecquit, bygraI gift or per chase. devs or bequest, seol ulnots, din o pose of. coneavey, lease, pede paw, hy Spothecate, ncum r or Por aw b.pro Serty of kind, whether real, rsonal Sor mixed, corpeal eorporel mo able, or Immovable, all subjec to such n limltatios asU may be prJscribed by law. d. It may make, laso. and eadorso heads or id motes and other evidenesa of debt. It - may accept mort pledgee or other - forms of scurttty for mosey loaned Or l other debts. It may cotract, se and be Sued, plead or be impleadod by Its cor - porate name In any court of competent SJurisdiktion It may make, adopt and atuse a corporate eal and alter or break Sthe same at pleasure. It may hold stock l In other corporations, sad its capital h mtock may be assued for capital stock of 1e other corporateios. It may name, appolnt i' and employ such managers, directors, of SAcers, agents and other employees as y its laterests, business and convenience may require, and may Ax their compensa tion, having due regard to the nature. character and value of their service. It may make and establish by-laws, rules and regulations not inconsistent with this Im charter or any existing law, ixing or al d tering the management of its property, the regulation and government of its affairs. and the manner of the certification and! registration of its stock. It may wind ie up and dissolve Itself, or be wound up ir and dissolved in the manner prescribed by law. It may conduct business in this 0 state, other states, the Federal Districts, d the Territories and possessions of the 0 United States and any foreign country. It shall have the power to invest its board of directors with all of its corporate powers, subject to such restrictions as may be named in this charter. And it I genlerally shall bave and possess all the powers, rights, privileges, and immunities which corporations are and may hereafter be authorized to have and possess under the ConstitutIon and the laws of the state, and particularly under Act No. 267 of the Acts of the Genersal Assembly of the State of Louisiana for the year 1914. and y the amendments thereto. ARTICLE lI-The domicile of this cor h poration shall be the City of New Orleans. e Parish of Orleans. State of Louisiana, and all citations or other legal process shall be served upon the president of this cor poration or in case of his absence upon the vice-president or in the absence of d both of these officers upon the secretary or treasurer of this corporation. ARTICLE III-The objects and pur r poses for which this corporation is formed r and the nature of the business to be car rled on by it hereby declared to be: To e buy, sell. import, export, and generally 11 trade and deal in or with, either for its m own account or as agent of others, all t klnds of real and personal property, but d particularly all kinds of mechanical appa- I r ratus, machines and machinery, and parts I thereof, tools, supplies and utensils of all l - kinds, and similar articles of commerce m In wood, metal, earthenware or other ma e terial; to constract, weld, repair and I erect the same and to make castings and f forgings of all kinds; and generally to I carry oa aay other business which under 4 the law it may be entitled to carry on. which may seem to the corporation to be I calculated, directly or Indirectly, to effect r the aforeseald objects and purposes or either of them, or to facilitate the corpora tion In the transaction of any other lawful basiness that might be calculated, directly I or lndirectly, to enhance the value of or t to reader profitable any of the corpora- t tion's property and rights; and generally to hold and exercise all such incidental I powers and privileges and to do and per form all things as relate to the objects and purposes herelaabove set forth, or as may be needful. necessary, proper, useful or convenient for effecting such objects a and purposes or either of them. ARTICLE IV-The authorised capital !stock of this corporatio isL hereby fixed at and declared to be the sum of fifty I thousand ($50.000.00) dollars, which capi tal stock may be increased in the manner provided by law to the sum of one han I dred thousand ($100,00.00) dollars. The preseatly authorlsed capital stock 1 of this corporation shall coneist of five hundred (00) share of the par value of one hunadred ($1.00) dollars each; it shall be represented by certificates, shals be full paid and nea-aseasable when is sued, shall be Issued aonly for labor done or for property actually received, or for cash to be paid at such times and in much amounts sad after such notice as may be determined by the board of directors, aad shall be personel property. No tranmuer of said capital stock shall be binding pon t this corporatios unless made In accord saes with its charter and b-laws and re corded as the books t ARTICLE V-No steekhelder may sell, assign or transfer his stock in this cor- I Speratie without givi~a to the other a stoekholder., through the secretary ar this corporaties. notice in writing of such l lntention, and the other steokholders shall have the right for a period of thirty days from the delivery of uch notice to the secretary, to purchase all or say part of the stek f s~ch stockholder fr r ash at the book value thereof, after which thirty days the said stock may be sold Swithout restrlctio. Whenever the employment of any stock holder by this corporatie is terminated. either by death. reaslatleio, dismisal., lapse of time or otherwise, the other stockholders shall have the right ftr thirty days from the date of seuh termi- - natio to purchase all or any part of the stock of such stockholder for cash at the book value ther , after whle thirty da sad stock may be oldi withat q Other stockholders deadllng to purhase stck aunder this artlle mast ia due time give notie of meu desire to the scrtary Sthi cor oratio. In the evest that the ether steckhaolders offer to buy rmore st e thanm is offered for sale, stckheldes o*er ig buy mhaU be enttled to buy the a effered stock in the ratio of their mow the stock holdinp this thi *ero a 1or tho purp of this artce the book I value shall be determined by the iwaures~ as shwn on the last fina ial statement No sale or other treaser or assigament of stock in this corportin shall be valid untl and unless opportuity to purchase sueh stock ha first been gen in te mannr hereinabove provided to the eothr L stroekahoderea o tis orportls; sad thi. t rigt s veeted in th o e stther k old all folosw int any h.ndm bintowahich tl may pa, any stck sold trnrrod r _e given, and may be exercise against the_ holder or holders thr withn ninetym () days fter mu stoc.is tedrd for t tra nr o the boks thm corportion L and no transfe of any mh ecks l I be mada o the books ots h rporautian durin the padaden of sai ainety () I day pn sted. t At ICLE, TeI-I the orpot pero wpee of thi corporti o sha etd *a and exerclsed by a ber1d of four (p) dirctorrs. eah oa whom shal held in hal ow name at best one share of the stack of th*s f orporation Said board of diretors c se ha oetd u aully o the irst lai e in July of seah year bglaning w'th Alo suc ictu shall b by bau corporation ander II a tppIne Io te bord af detors. t andin the absnre of any commisonr the presidet shaIn .hra th pwr to fill t th laee by appointment. O all suc h oltf u-aowella uofs metingp d stekholders, except fur the purposa o required by law,- ffe dy rnall be giv by mailng to ech stockholer_ who appears smt on the boohs of thi t corporaton at his lat de_ ated addr s or care of genral devesryat . ow Or moane i ho has not deea d an addee, e satinr. ]seh marehr oldor aUa be en-_ 'titled to one vote for tec sharo sto Itandhsf h is nae e the bosa oti . , to be ast i posmes or by I proxy, and a majority o the vots ast shual eket Fralueo to elec directr_ on the day above sPecife d n ant dislve tlais eornraties bet the dIvretor the i ocoesmr are elctd and usfM... Due netoro ofanother Jecte mJo forthwith f be givan until an eecti i had. ARTICLE VII--AZ U fis meeting.,l ts memnehip a presidnt, a wr-p 0 . sec•r N anda treaurer, and m.s. . .r n power and au t~Sh ~U~ CHARUTER, deem ncearu, and to make and e tabllh. as wl as to alter and amend all by-laws, rule ad a egulation essary and preper for the conduct and manage meat of the bueineas ad aairsE of this corporation not ancensistent with this charter; it shall also have full power and authority to do all acts and things reason ably neceenary for the proper carrying on o tahe busianes oa this corporation, and to carry out the objects and puposes for which this corporation is organised. in cluding the borrowing of money necessary for the ordinary business operations of thins orporation, and through the presl dent or some other duly authorisod person or persons to execute and issue therefor notes or other obligations of this corpora tion on suach terms as In Its judgment may be advantageous; It shall also have full power and authorlty to lssue and deliver full paid shares of stock of this corpora tion for money, labor, services, property or rights actually received by this corpor atlon, and to fill all vacancies that may occur in its membership. A majority of the directors present either in person or by proxy shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of any business, and at any meeting of the board, any director ab sent therefrom may be represented by proxy. ARTICI.E VIII-Until the first annual election for directors to be held under this charter, or until their duly qualified suc cessors are elected and installed, the board of directors of this corporation shall be composed of: Michael i. Cahn. whose post office address is New Orleans. La.; Percy F. Richards, whose post office address is New Orleans. La.; Clarence Richards. whose post offlce address is New Orleans. La.; and Samuel II. Mayer, Jr., whose post office address is New Or leans, La.; with Michael E. Cahn. as presl dent; Percy F. Richards as vice-president; ('larence Richards as secretary and Samuel M. Mayer, Jr., as treasurer. ARTICLE IX-Thls charter may be amended and the capital stock of this cor poration may be increased or decreased In the method and manner provided by law as now or hereafter in force. ARTICLE X-No stockholder of this corporation shall ever be held liable or re sponsible for the contracts or faults of this corporation in any further sum than the unpaid balance on the stock for which be has subscribed, nor shall any mere in formality in organization have the effect of rendering this charter null or of ex posing a stockholder to any liability other than as above provided. Thus done and passed in my office at the City of New Orleans. La.. on the day, month and year irst hereinabove writ ten. if the presence of Joseph E. Hart and Chloe Gallman, competent witnesses, who hereunto sign their names with said appearers and me, notary, after due read ing of the whole. Witnesses: Joseph 3. Hart, Chloe Gall mann. (ORIGINAL SIGNED): 1. M. Z. Cahn. 900 Broadway St., New e Orleans, La., 300 sharesm. 2. Percy F. I Richards, 2416 Laharpe St.. New Orleans, La., 100 shares. 3. Clarence J. Richards, 4315 Baudia St., New Orleans, La., 50 k shares. 4. . M. Mayer, Jr., 5346 Pry- o tanla St.. New Orleans, La.. 50 shams. R. H. SAAL. (Seal): Notary Public. I I. the undersigned Recorder of Mort gages, In and for the Parish of Orleans. I State of Louisiana, do hereby certify that a the sbove and foregoing Act of Incorpora- d tion of the Cabh-Ricards Tool & Sup.-I ply Co., Inc., was this day duly recorded h In my office, in Book 1288, folio 445. I New Orleans, June 30th. 192. (Signed): ROBT. SCOTT. a Deputy Re-order. s A true and correct copy of the original I act. New Orleans, La., July 7th, 132. a R. H. SAAL. (Seal): Notary Public. July 13-Aug. 17. CUARTZU OF NEW ORLWANS SUGAI a CLEARING ASSOCIATION, INC. United States of America, State of Louis lana Parish of Orleans. City of New Or leans, Be it know, That aon this 30th day 1 of the month of Jame. In the year one thousand, nine hundred and twenty-two, before me, Charles Rosen. notary public, duly commissioned and qaullied ia and for the above parish, therein residing, and In the presence of the witnesses berein after named and undersigned personally came and appeared, the several persons of the full age of majority, whose names are hereunto subscribed, who declared that availing themselves of th laws oft this state in such cases made and pro vided they do hereby constitute thm selves, their associates, suecessore and as signs, a corporation for the objects and purposes, and under the conditions and stipulations, contained In the fotelowing articles, which they hereby adopt as their charter, to-wit: ARTICIw I-L The name and title of said corporation sha be New Orleans Sugar Cleariss Association, lae. 2. Its period of duration shall be nin ty-nine years from this date. t 3. Said corporation shall have for the parposes of the buaslas to be arried on a by it, all the powers ceerred by law upoa corporationa, and shall generally exercise all the powers necessary to carr t on said business. Said erporattn shall have fua power to contract, nsue and be sued In Its corporate name; to make and use a corporate seal, and the ame to break ora alt at pleasure; to hold, re ceive, purchase, reat, or othrwise ac quir, and to onve, mAra hypothe mixed; to u bonds, ne or. ohr o ligatias; to nanme nd empeoy ch manasers, dirtors, eae t4 ado s other empleyess, as the ainterest and con venience of the corporaton may req1uaru, sad to mako and estanlh sueh by-we. rules, and regSulatlos for the man aement ad control of the buaies and aEirs t the corporatio as may be deemed aecea nary or proper. ARTICLE 11-1. The de ile ao th I orporation shall be the City of New 2. Alelt tlaon ad other egaI pr cess shall be strved oa tohe rI t, and in case of is abs ace or sab ty upon the meetary-traanr. g ARTICLE III-The objects and pr- t poses of this corporatlo and the nature t o the busneas to be earried ena by it, an a hereby declahnd to a pto puchase and se ( suar for futun delivery and the acq sitio by pmurclhau othewi of om tracts made in acordance writh the by laws, rai d regulationof th Lenin lass Sugar & Riee Dxchange fer the per- t chase and sale tof a .r for tutmu do- 2 livery, and the assumpttio e the obliga tionsrls thurealndr; athe attlg, ad justlg and elearlng for compensatsona t such contraets; the buying, selUng, - establshing a guarnty fundto b rs by ctribations by and asesement apupe steckhboiders as may be preset, b ts la,-laws; and guaraly t * all trMLss Inacidental to or in ay way ap Jig to the above purpose. ie at eht thoasana dour a ts.) I alIu of five hundre dollars- ,p-w, : shl he paid ia wbtef twelve opatiS L thereafter. I The remnader t ofai atheorlu ae'a-pt a t stock shal he pidfor b wheveo r ase- - -cr=bed at such times and in eaca manner 3. The captalsc may . e .ncreased oe twe and-fe a tousane euar th5l- I r t the utw* rty . p,_. ARTICLE a-. Th bu s an seatly amed ia this charter t o fve M one yenr. sall be elected at the anal . meetlg ins 3 tsr tarms three years; I the sucaesers of the two direcoers prue- U eatly ame in tts g to serve ar I two te ers shai e t th e anal t umeetg n o Sr fr t rmN O thru year; - an the semr. iuo the three diectes presetly named in thin Uhartr to servo f tl hrere shall h el ed sat the aon of as m y. -asua tlbe aId uimla m M en a heIa, ta adl mAet in h o fine Nmsms i r~orr in1 CHARTda. . Immediately, or as soon as practi I cable after each annual election, the dl y rectors shall elect froeem their own num ber, the president and the vice-president, a and shall also elect the secretary-treas a ovrer. d 4. The names and post office addresses of the frst board of directors are as fol lows: Bishop C. Perkins, 200 N. Peters St.. to serve three (3) years; Lewis A. r herck, 233 N. Peters St.. to serve three (3) years; Emile A. Raluold, 301 N. Front 8t., to serve three (3) years; Philip K. Vallee, 214 Decatur at., to serve two (2) years; Charles N. Fenner, 818 Gravier St., to serve two (2) years; John Bertoniere, r 1220 Whitney Bldg., to serve one (1) year; Jos. C. LeBourgeois, 1213 Carondelet Bldg.. V to serve one (1) year. Emile A. Rainold. shall be president; Charles E. Fenner shall be vice-president; and John J. Shee han, New Orleans, La., shall be secretary treasurer. Said officers and directors shall hold Soffice until their successors are elected and qualified and the failure to hold the r annual meeting and elect directors, shall t not affect this coporption nor impair its management in any respect, but the di rectors and officers in ogice shall con tinue until their successors are elected. 5. All vacancies in the board of direc tors may be filled for the unexpired term by the remaining directors. 6. The board of directors may make. amend or repeal all by laws, rules or regulations, which they deem proper, for the regulation of the corporation. All transactions between the corporation and e its stockholders shall be conducted in ac cordance with such by-laws and shall be deemed to have been entered into subject to all the provisions thereof. 7. All elections by the stockholders shall be by ballot, at the office of the I company, in accordance with such regula tions as the board of directors may de a termine. and at every such election and at all meetings of the stockholders, each share of stock shall be entitled to one vote, to be cast by the registered owner or by his agent or representative by writ ten proxy. ARTICLE VI-1. This act of incorpor I ation may be modified, changed or al tered, or said corporation may be dis k solved, with the assent of two-thirds of tl.e capital stock outstanding at a meet I Ing of the stockholders convened for thas purpose, and after ffteen days written no tice has been delivered in person or' given by letter mailed to the last known ad dress of each stockholder. The said no tkice may be waived by the unanimous consent of all the stockholders. 2. In case of the dissolution of the cor poration, Its affairs shall be liquidated by one or more liquidators elected by the majority vote of the stockholders, with such powers, compensation and duties as the stockholders may determine. ARTICLE VII-No stockholder shall ever be held liable for the faults or con tracts of this corporation in any further sum than the unpaid balance due to the corporation on the shares subscribed by him, nor shall any mere informality in organization have the effect rendering this charter null or of exposing any stock holder to any liability beyond the unpaid balance on bis stock. ARTICLE VIII-No stockholder in the corporation shail Itld more than one share of stock. If a stockholder be in debted to the corporation, the directors may refuse to consent to a transfer of his stock until such Indebtedness is paid. If any stockholder in a member of a part nership, more than one member of which shall be stockholders of the corporation. such members of such partnerships shall be entitled to only one vote for their combined shares. Dividends in excess of six per cent (6%) In any one calendar year shall not be declared or paid. ARTICLE IX--The corporation may purchase shares of its own stock, paying for the same out of the surplus profits and not otherwise. Such stock may be resold for such price, not less than par, as the directors may fix. The corpora tion habll have the preferential option to purchase at par. the stock of say stock holder desiring to sell the sme. and the option or right to purchase at par the stock of any stockholder who is not, or shall cease to be. a "Clearing Member," In accordance with the dofinitloJ of i "Clearing Member" contalsed in the by laws. In case of the death of a stock bolder, the corporation shall have the option to purchase his stock at par from his executors or adminlstratrators. Such option to purchase may be exercised by the corporation within tea (10) days after it shall receive notice in writing of the stoekholder's desire to sell his steek, or whenever the stckholder shall net be a "Clearlng Member," or sixty (0) days after notice Is writing of the appointment and qualificationa his executors or administrators. ARTICLE X-The subscrlbers hereto have respectively written opposite their names the meant of stock subscrlbed by them in this cerporatin, so that this act of Incorporation may also serve as the orglinal subscription Ulist of the cor poration. and they have stated their poet offie addresses so as to conform with Act 26T of 314. Thus dene and passed at my office in the city of New Orleans, state of Itloi aan. on the day, month and year hoerls first abeeoy written in the preseace of B. E. Whitehead and Russell Peel, competent witnesses of the full age of majority and residlg in this eity, who have horento signed their names with said appearer and me. notary, after du reading of the whle.l (Oriainal shned): U. A. Raield, 31 N. Front St., I share; Lawis A. c k 13 N. Peters 8t., 1 share; P. . VaIse, 2 Decatur St., 1 share; Chas. . aemner, ss GravO r St., 1 share; J. C. LeBourgeolas, Careadelet Bldg., 1 share; G. Peche Wagespeck, 327 N. Peters St, 1 share; John Ber tlonere, WLhitney ank BdMg., 1 share; a N. Murphy, a1 N. Freat t., 1 share. Witnesse: B. 3L. Whitehod, Russell PeoL CHARLES ROSEN, Notary Publie. New Orleans, La., IJun 3, a1s. I, the unAdersignd Reerder of Mert sases, P ad or the Prs of Orleans 8tates of elusisn, do hereby eartity that the above and foreoi Act of laeorprs Ution, was this dy duly reseorded in my offier, in Book Ns. l11 -, -. New Orlens, June , IS. (auned), RO3T. SCOTT, ReB dw of Mortgages. I hereby ertity that the above anad foregelsn I a true sad correct oespy of the oriinal thereof on file and of record in my office ain this city. Withers my sigaters ead offeial soel at New Orleaas, I., this 30th day of June, 11. CHARLES ROSWN. Notary Public. SJuly 1 Aug0.1 CEEYm or JAMES r. TUUN3WLI., United Statei of Amerie, State of L s slan. Parlh of Orleans, City of New Or leans. Be it known en this rats day of July, in the year of ear Lord one thou and, nine hundred and twetr-two and of the Independes d the Uted States of Amerulc the oae hundred and forty-sIth, before me, Rudolph J. Weladmana, a no tary pubile, duly eommiseesed and qnli Sed in ad for the Parish of Orlsans ad State eof Leisinas, uad in the presene of the witnesses hereiadter named and undersigned, penrsealy cameo ad ap peared, the several persos whose names are hereaunto subscrlbed who declared that avalingt f hemselves the prevoaes of the Costitution and laws of the State o Louesana, nlatlve to the uansation and formation of corporatins they have cove nnted and areed and do b the prente eoe~nt a rd ae and bn tbemselva. their sueeessors and assigas a ud seek perseas as my hereafter beeme asselated with them, to form and constltate a body in law and eorporatito, for the ob and purposes, ad under the stloula s and conditeions herenater set torth sad expreedhw h they hereby adopt a their e t tartcles of inoopratli, to-wit: ARTICLE I-The name ad title of thisa corporation shall be James U. TurabulL Inc., sad under such aime it shall ae and eJoy sueesseo tor niety-als (I) years rom the date of this set, with fuall power Ia the prosecution ad for the per peso of tin besiem as hmeiater dsed, to etract, sue and be sued, to acquire, leaser, and hel, almsunt me, ga pljedge or etherwb enumber, ay pe perty, oable r mouab in at a t of the State of loutena; to isue its hoda o r e rh ourlms o t ene ore - * t e o~ets o ea maeemndorrel t4 k plsum m - rl - - jlsm=S~:5% ·~ m CHARTER and powers permitted by law to corpora I- tion ARTICLE II-The domicile of this cor porstion shall be at New Orleans, In the Parish of Orleans, State of Louisiana, and A all citations and other legal process shall 0 a be served upon the president and in his I- absence on the secretary of this corpora a tion. A ARTICLE III-The objects and pur poses for which this corporation is organ 't ized and the nature of the business to be J carried on by it are hereby declared to - be: to own, acquire, buy, sell, exchange, C lease, donate, mortgage hypothecate, im prove and reclaim and to contract, to buy. to sell, exchange, lease all kinds of real estate and of the buildings and other im- L provements thereon and the products of C r such real estate in the State of Louisiana n or in any other state of the United Stateb; U to lend and advance money for the im- t provements, cultivation and development ow i to any of the property of this corporation, h i or of any property which may have been \ e purchased or leased or contracted to be ft I purchased or leased, therefrom or for any I. other ligitimate purpose, and to make fl such loans, advances upon real estate, or I mortgage or other sufficient security; to n borrow and raise money for the objects a and purposes of this corpoation, and to n a secure the payment thereof by mortgages c upon the real estate of this corporation, p or otherwise and to buy, sell and deal in L for its own account or for account of any t r individual, firm or corporation, real es- I. 1 state, mineral, timber and agricultural c d lands, to act as broker, agent or trustee p for individual, firm or corporation, to ac- c e quire real estate holdings, assets and the o t realty brokerage and development bust- b ness of JameA F. Turnbull; and generally P to do or perrorm all such acts, matters o and things as may be necessary to ac- a compish the objects and purposes herein- I above set for - ARTICLE t-The capital stock of this t corporation is hereby fixed at fifty thous- I e and dollars ($l0,000.00) divided into live p hundred (MM00) shares of one hundred dol- a lars ($100.00) each, payable in cash. or its v equivalent, as may be determined by the to board of directors. o The corporation is to be a going con Scern as soon as twenty-five thousand dol- to Slars ($25,000.00) of its capital stock shall t have been subscribed for. The amount to which the capital stock c of this corporation may be increased is e a hereby fixed at one hundred thousand b dollars ($100,000.00) h All transfers of stock of this corpora- d tion shall be entered on the stock book tl of the company and no transfer shall be P ilt any manner binding on the corpor.t- m tion until so recorded in the stock book. ai a No stockholder shall have the right to m t sell his stock on the market, without hay- fm Sing offered it in writing at its book value Pa to the directors of this corporation, at I thirty days previous to the contemplated at sale of the said stock, and if the direc- st tors of this corporation, when said stock is is offered to them at Its book value, de- m sire to buy it the corporation shall have Pt the right to do so. the purchase shall be made on behalf of the corporation, and its pt stock shall then and there become tress- le ury stock to be disposed of as the board as of directors shall determine. A notice of ce the obligation so to offer the stock to th the corporation shall be printed acras the or face of each certificate of stock. ARTICLE V-AU the corporate powers pt of this corporation shall be vested in and ga exercised by the board of directors com- or posed of four stockholders, three of whom tb shall constitute a quorum for the trans- he action of business, which said directors m shall be elected at a general meeting of tr the stockholders of this corporation to be tl held on the second Monday of January of as eat h year, and notice of said election shall gI be given by a letter to be written ten ot days previous to said election, and sent as to the last known address of each of the m, stockholders as shown by the books of ca the company. The first meeting of the wl stockholders under this charter, for the purpose of electing a board of directors Ca shall occur on the seeond Monday of Jan- a, eay, 194. re The board of directors, at its first meet- hi lag after each annual election, shall elect be from its number a president, a vice-presi- sa dent, a treasurer and a secretary. b The following stockholders shall coasti- at tute the first board ot directors of this at oompany, to-wit: James F. TurabulL, re 2430 Nashville Ave., New Orleans, La.; th Mrs. James !. Turabul, 2110 Nashville t Ave., New Orleans, La.; Miss Beulah M. Q Isom, !08 Henry Clay Ave., New Orleans, th La.; Joseph C. Neely. 1018 Leontine street. New Orleans, La., who shal hold their of office until the second Moday of Jan- as uary, 10>~, and until their successors shall cI have been elected and qualified. Of these, ci the said James V. Turaball shall be pred- of dent, the said Mrs. James V. Tuenball,. c vice-president; the said Miss Bulah M. of Isom, secretary and the said Joseph C. Neely, treaesrer. la A failure from say cause to elect diree-Its Stors on the day stipulated shall not di-I to I solve this corporation, but the officers of and directors thena in o e shall hold over Ih unti Itebr Weemesers shall have been of duly elected and qualified, and in the sh event of any fallure to hold an electien on as the day stipulated, the president shall as can a eeting oa tea days' natice there- as after, or as soon thereafter as practicable. All vacancies In the beard o directors d, shall be filled b the remantag directors a, for the unexpired term. At all elections at meetings of the of stockholders, each steeholder shall be sh entitled to oea vote for each share of pe stock regshtered la his name and may vote ye in person or by proxy. A electlss shall si be by balle t st ARTICLE TI-The beard diretrl re shall have full oatrol at the property of ia this otempany, ad ehall cndact and man- tl age and use the same as i t s discreti l it may deem fit and coastats with the e| objects of this corporation ad its welfare. It may make and establish, as m well a a alter ad amed, any sad all by- bh laws, rules and regulations necessary und sh proper I its udgment, tor the conduet, th support and management of tho busieeslth and affairs of the corporation, ad shall appoint euch oficers, ageats, empIoyees, servants and persons a may be necesesry for the acndutig of the busn of the corporation; they shall i their compea saltion and they shan have the right to I acsmIas them at their plesure. A director of this corporatioe shall have I'. the rightt to vote by general proxy on aUll questions of admiisetratihs, such as the manner of oneducting tho bulanes of. the corporation, but la case the corporatini desires to exercse its corporate powers . throgh its bard of rectors, by ellig or mortgaging say its property, tohe directors can only vets by proxy where the proxy se icy details the obect to be voted upon. ARTOICLE VII-This c Incorpora tion may be chagd, meodium or mend ed. fundmsntly or inientally, and this corporation may be dissolveod it as cordance with the previsions of Act ST of 314, of the Lgistator e o LeeLisas, or Uay amendments thereo, with the - seat of the stckholders npfoneted t a ior th urpose, a ten days' noteo i writing, addressed to the last hknown ad dress of eeh ofe the Nid stockholders. Ay changes reposeor maned with reference to the !ncrse or reution of the capital stock shall be made in maeerd ance with the laws of theo 8ttte of Lese- , iana, relative to th siteratis of the capital stock of the corpratins. Notice of all metlage o the stcek holaders nat kheren or bytw othrwise pro vided for shall be give to each stct holder by letter adressed to his last known place of rsideac as shown by thel books of the company, and depasited in the imal at leat ten da pjr to ilad msetlag, with postage prpefit, In case of a diseolInton ar teramlatone itis charter, either by Imitatli of its uchar tar or by uay other causen, this erporatie's afalrs shall be Iquidated by _two liq-l dators, selected by its stoeio*erat aa general mee he a above set torthr., at whicbh etinl the compentst of said emmiseleners shall rmanl in fice uatll the a1ars of this eorporation shall have been tully liquidated. In case t a death, or m epelty of one of sield cessa slneis, the servivr shaull cntinune to act til said vaaecy shall have bean illed by a general mee lag of I the stocLholers as above set fer*. ARTICLE VIU-we stockldaog shanll ever be labis or sponsible for tee con trects of tis eporatieo, a Is falts is uy furthe sum. thm the unpad blmc due tho ep t s a ut n a th nr es of tek sabeerbed e a owned by lm, nr shall any· htrmn thy i e eai n h tsm on his stock. ,I_ CHARTER. Mrs. James F. Turnbull, 2430 Nashville Ave., one (1) share; Jas. F. Turnbull, 2430 Nashville Ave., two hundred fifty (.250) shares; Beulah M. Isom, 903 Henry Clay Ave.. one (1) share; J. C. Neely. 101 Le ontine St., one (1) share. (Seal): RUDOLPH J. WEINMAN.N Notary Public. A true copy of the original (Seal): RIUI)O)LPH J. WEINMAN.N Notary P'ublic. July -Aug. 10. CHARTER OF CENTRAL HARDWARE AND SUPPLY COMPANY, INC. United States of America, State of Louisiana. Parish of St. BIernard. lBe it known, that on this sixteenth day of the month of June. in the year of our Lord. One Thousand, Nine Hundred and Twen- e ty-two (19_2I). and of the Independence t of the United States of America. the one hundred and forty-sixth, before me. William F. Itoy, a Notary Public, in and for the Pariah of St. Ilernard, State of .ouisiana, duly commissioned and quali fied and therein residing, and in the presence of the witnesses hereinafter named and undersigned, personally came and appeared the several persons whose names are hereunto subscribed, who de clared that, availing themselves of the provisions of the laws of the State of Louisiana, and particularly Act 267 of the General Assembly of the State of I Louisiana for the year 1914. they have covenanted and agreed, and do, by these presents, covenant, agree, bind form and constitute themselves, as well as such other persons as may hereafter join or become associated with them into a cor poration and body politic in law for the objects and purposes, and under the agreements and stipulations following, to wit: ARTICLE I-The name and title of this corporation shall be the Central Hardware and Supply Company. Incor porated, and under its corporate name it shall have and enjoy all the rights, ad vantages and pdivileges granted by law to corporations; it shall exist for a period of ninety-nine (99) years from date here of; it shall have power and authority to sue and be sued in its corporate name; to make and use a corporate seal and the same to break or alter at pleasure; to contract, to hold, receive, purchase. convey, mortgage and hypothecate prop erty, real, personal and mixed; to issue bonds, notes and other obligations; to have and employ such managers, officers, directors, agents and other employees as the interest and convenience of the cor poration may require or demand, and to make and establish such by-laws, rules and regulations for the corporate manage meat and control of its business and af fairs as may be deemed necessary and ex pedient. and in general it shall have all such powers as are or may be vested in such corporations by the laws of this state, and also to acquire and hold such inventions and letters-patent as shall or may be necessary or deairable for the pa-r poses of its business. ARTICLE II-The domicile of said cor poration shall be in the city of New Or leans, Parish of Orleans, 8tate of Lousli ana, and all citations and other legal pro cess shall be served on the president of the said corporation, and in his absence on the secretary-treasurer. ARTICLE Ill-The objects and pur poses for which this corporation is or ganised, and the business to be carried on by it, are hereby declared to be: To buy, sell and deal In general hardware, house4urnishlag goods, farming imple ments, machinery and mill supplies. elec trical appliances and fixtures, automo tive accessories and supplies, steamship and dock appliances and tools, sporting goods, guns and ammunition, and all other things incident to or conneeted with any of the businesses aforesaid, or that may bbe proper or necessary in order to carry out the objects hnd purposes for which this corporation is organised. ARTICLE IV-The capital stck of this coporation is hereby fixed at tea thous and ($10,000.00) dollars, divided into and represented by one hundred shares of one hundred dollars each. Said stock shall be paid for in cask. at such time and in such installments as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors. Said capital stock shall be fully paid when issued, shall be non-assessable, and shall be represented by certificates. No transfer thereof shall be binding upon the corpora tion unless made in accordance with the Charter sad' By-Laws, and recorded on the books of the corporation. ARTICLE V-The busineas and affairs of this corporation shall be managed by, and all of the corporate powers of this corporation shall be vested Ia and exer cised by a Board of Directors, composed of three stoekholders, two of whom shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of busineas. The oicers oft this corporation shall be a president, vice-preeldet sad secre tary-treasurer. The Board of Directors to be elected at the first annual meeting of the stockholders of this corporatlon. hereinafter provided for, and each Board of Directos elected annually theesfter shall at their frst meeting elect frem among their number the officers afeo said, that is a president, a vice-president and a secretary-treasnrer. ARTICLE VI-On the second Wednes day in January, INS, and annually there after on the second Wednseday in Jan eary of eachb ad evay year, a mastting of the stckholders a this corpoation shall be held at its demicile for the par pose of eleeting directors for the ensuing year. The fainure from ay cause whalt soever to hold theo annal meeting nt stockholders, or tho fallre to elect di rectors theret, hall not dissolve this corporation, but the directors ad otirs then in oce shall remaln in o*e natW their eaeasems shall have been duly elected, qualified ad lnstalled. Spiclal meetings of the stothoedr may be called in the manner prvdoed by law, sad all steckholders' metings shall be held in acrdane with and In the maner provided by the by-laws of A I LE, VN--hi oarter may be , Make Safe Investments The protection of princi ple should be the first consider tion of every investor. But it's not always an easy matter for the ordinary investor to determine the safety of the isues offered him. The character of an invest ment, however, is usually redected in the eoacera which ofers it. Invest. sments ered through iths instituion wu rest your ooedeace. SWHITNEYCENTRAL BAM CHARTER. amended, and the capital stock of this corporation may be increased or de creased, or this corporation may be dis solved in the method and manner pro vided by law. ARTICLE VIII-The suhbcrlbers hereto have respectively -w:rsen opposite their nnlmes the amount of the capital stock for which they have subscribed, so that this act of incorporation may serve also as the original subscription list of the corporation. AltTI'IC.E IX-No stockholder of this corporation shall ever be held liable or responsible for the contracts or faults of this torporation in any futher sum than thel unpaid balance of stock for which lie has subscribed, nor shall any informallity ill organization have the ef f..'t of rendering this charter null or of exposltnI stockholders to any liability other than as above provided. AlTTI'l.F: X-The first Board of DI re.tors of this corporation is hereby de clared to be composed of Alfred J. Roth. 15002 Governor Nicholls St., New Orleans. la.; Joseph Roth, b. Ida St., New Or leans. l.a., A. Sidney Nunez, 400 Frisco ville Aie.. Arabi. l.a. They shall hold office until their successors are elected and qualified, as hereinabove provided. The first president of this corporation is hereby declared to be Alfred J. Roth. 150'2 Governor Nicholls St., New Orleans., La.; the first vice-president is hereby de clared to be Joseph Roth. 825 Ida St., New Orleans, La.; and the first secretary treasurer is hereby declared to be A. Sid ney Nunez. 400 Friscoville Ave.. Arabi, La.. and they shall hold their respective offices until their successors are elected and qualified, as provided above. Thus done and passed, in my office, in Arabi. In the Parish of St. Bernard. La., on the day, month and year first above written. In the presence of Nemoors H. Nunez and Ralph V. LDRros, competent witnesses, who hereunto sign their names with the said appearers and me. notary, after reading of the whole. (Original signed): Alfred J. Roth, 18 shares; Jos. Roth, 15 shares; A. Sidney Nunea 17 shares; N. II. Nunes, Ralph V. Ducres, Wm. r. Roy. Notary Public. A true copy: WN. F. ROT. Notary Public. I. the undersigned Recorder of Mort gages, in and for the Pariah of Orleans. State of Louisiana, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing act of lacerpera tion of the Central Hardware and Supply Company, Inc., was this day duly re corded in my omce, in Book 128, Follo 429. New Orleans, June 1. 1922. (Original signed): ROBT. SCOTT. Deputy Recorder. Duly filed and recorded In the onee of the Secretary of State, in Book "Record of Charters" No. 105, on July 1, 1!!. July 6-Aug. 10. AND HAVE Aladdin's Lamp' Ia the Arabian Nihts Aladdin could rub his "'wih. ing lamp" and have gold pour in his lap. That was a wonderful state of affair Today. determnamtiom and will power, plus sy tematic saving,. are the "Aladdin's Lamp" for mm mulating money. Don't wish - ACTI Start as account Hibernia Bank and Trust Co. ALIBERS BRANCH MO Verrem St.