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parish of Orleans, issl Be it known that 6·daof the month of Sthe year of our Lord. ao hun dred and twenty hendr4ndence of the f Ameri ca, the one hun rbefore me, Felix o.rt . public in and a Notes state of Lou tsofasioned and qualified. e of the witnesses adundersigned, per Yý appeared the follow Snmes are hereunte other with the amounts e subscriptons to the Sthe crporaron to be Sseveralty declre that, lvesasl well as such asy hereafter become ith them. or their succes ad constitute themselves S end body politic In Si na ipurposes sand o -plon o The name and title of shall be B. t. Finney by that name said cor hae power and authority oy eucceesion fhor the pre riod o niety-nine bp afer the da and date etract. sue and be sued; Sa corporate seal, ando sI the same at pleasure sl borro, pledge. mort othecate under its cor property. real, personal to ame and appoint such agents and man plye as the interest or oe sld, corporation may an doltlbIsh by-laws. tions for the proper ad regulation of its af be deemed necessary and same to change and end to do rll other permitted by law, as hereafter be necessary arry out the objects and .W corporation. Th. The domicile o said ll o in the city of stat of Louisiana. and oad other legal process upn the President of an ies the ase ol Scse of tfe absence these offioers, upon the The objects and pur this eorpsrtaon is 0' the nature of the bus. o ba t are declared oafg. eri church supply iis bl ness, the sale saye hckr pictures. artificial flowers, can vestment sacred sy and alt si per roes nd ftlgou sup Ste eodut o id bui ,amts ad gfenerlly d anythings lol any wise oonneted with pupom set forth. The auhcription for of ll stocks in this made and taken upon that ay hqlder of stock e te sae soall stm to the eorporaation at ,lt thereof. and the have thirty days wth its option to pur the It magmen e. On its refusal to steik at said. price. d stluch time the bed ree to make any I% ý1 stock of s y fixe d at Thousaad Del into and rep adthe ad Oam No O ~AIs eah whih tsaid r ino as aI t the Uey or - may be the w a pow sad wisesr Geisiese shall peaWtst ts L naeeones the - rmebe p em s shE beut b we-wepal so* O~w. ~ Lc~iw. ha Y "4P~~ CHART. amount of votes ast shall elect the in peron or peson for whom they have be been e t 0' ARTICLE VII. This. act of cor- of poration may be changed. modified or be amended, the capital stock increased or s decreased, or the corperatioa may be n dissolved at a general meeting of the ti stockholders convened for that purpose, with the assent of three-fourths of the entire capital stock, whether present h or reprpeseted at such meeting. A meeting for that purpose shall be eon-. 0 vened by the President on the written request of stockholders representing one-tenth or more of the total capital tt staock. of Ten days' prior notien of such meet- s' lag shall be given by written notice at mailed to the last known address of re stockholders of record. In case of ha dissolution or termination of this cor- at poration, either by limitation of its in charter or from any cause, the liquida- 01 tion of its affairs shall be conducted o1 by three commissioners elected by the o01 stockholders of record on the books of at the company, by a majority vote at a of meeting called for that purpose, as above set forth in this article. st Baid commissioners shall remain is di office until the affairs of said corpor- oi ation shall have been fully liquidated. as In case of death of one or more of said commissioners, the survivor or survivors shall have power to fill the said vacancy or vacancies by appoint ment from the stockholders, and shall a continue to act. ARTICLE VIII. No stockholder of ea this corporation shall ever be held c4 liable or responsible for the contracts p or faults thereof in any further sum than the unpaid balance due the com pany on the shares of stock subscribed for or owned by him, nor shall any In- Ce formality in organization have the ef- "1 fect of rendering this charter null or u of exposing a stockholder to any lia- ti bility beyond that set out above. H Thus done and passed at my notarial h office in the city of New Orleans, parish of Orleans, state of Louisiana, r on the day, month and year first above P written, in the presence of Messrs. L. Schoen and N. G. Carbajal. competent witnesses and residents of this city, h who hereunto sign their names, together with said parties and me. Notary, after II due reading of the whole. tl Original signed: John G. Finney, 730 " Royal street, New Orleans, La., 140 5 shares; M. A. Flnney. 720 Royal street, New Orleans, La, 130 shares; M. G. a Finney, 710 Royal street, New Orleans, t La., 130 shares. n Witnesses: L. Schoen. N. G. Carbajal. P. W. GAUDIN, Notary Public. C State of Louisiana, Parish.of Orleans: 1 I, the undersigned Notary,' do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and E correct copy of the charter of-the B. R. Finney Co., Inc., as passed before me on September 27. 1922, and that same has been duly recorded in the Mortgage s Office of the parish of Orleans, in Book 1 1279, Folio - c New Orleans, La., Sept. 28, 1922. F. W. GAUDIN, i Notary Public. Oct.A-Nov. 9 0WAM gS gagsI O Tm 7 E'o 001* PAWT', o., United States of America, State of - Louisiana, Parish of Orleans, City of New Orleans. Be it known, that on this 28th day of August, in the year one thousand nine hundred and twenty two, and of the Independence of the C United States of America the one hun- c dred and forty-seventh, before me, Nat. W. Bond, a notary public, duly com- t mlssioned, sworn and qualified, in and for the Parish of Orleans, State of Loulsiana, and in the presence of the d witnesses hereinafter named and un- t dersigned, personally came and ap-r peared the several persons whose names a are hereunto subscribed, who each sev- a orally declare, that, availing them- I selvee of the provisions of the law ofc the State of Louisiana relative to the 1 organization of corporations, they have covenanted, agreed, and do by these a presents mutually covenant and agree c and bind themselves to and with each c other, as well as such other persons who may hereafter become assobiated I with them, to form and constitute a corporation and body politic in law, for 1 I the objects and purposes and under the agreements and stipulations fol- 1 s lowing, vi.: ARTICLE I.4-The name and title of I this Corporation shall be THE 7 7t TIRE COMPANY. INC., and under its I said corpote name shall have power 1 and authority to have and enjoy suc- a cession for the full term of ninety- a aine years from and after date hereof; to contract, sue and be sued; to make s and use a orport seal, and the same to break or ater at pleasure; to hold, reei, leas., purchase and convey, uas I well ) mortgage and hypothecato prop art, re , etsonal and mixed, corporeal Sncorporeal; to name and appoint a such officers, managers agents and di- I Ireotors as it business Interest and con- I Sveminee may require, and to make and I i establish, as wll as alter and amend from time to time such by-laws rules I and regulatious for the proper goven I est of the affairs of the corporation I u as may be neacssary and proper. ARTICL IL--The domicile of this erporate shall be In the City of New * Orles Parish of Orleans, State of Leulsiam, and nf citations or other sl procei s sllbe srve on the * Pr eat, or, in the event of his ab eMes, ae the uosmtary. aincrI* .-The objects and pur ese of this earporatlo are declared F io be to buy, sell an deal in automo- I bile tires and s oateo e aessorieds I Id enrs hind and chaaetr; to rerpar I auuieae utomobie tilr ·et. to surmise trucks for weed ser- I ? to stafn satomobile telephone ) saeties tiess ad gearally to umna I eat el beelame properly connec ;t or eoavenleut to any Se ial obr e sand pu rpese-. SATICL IV.-The piRlW stock e Ssd isto Jt () u e the l alue ef $1. eah;: taid stocak sil i of We atnuMha y reeeive or par lt d urporati-. The eiw e (lh easeps tloa mab e Ss te sumU o _ two hundd SARTIC3I " sl appearers de gseck of tbis esrperatlea: ) Uhe s har es;t he O'st Eis S S isia h paid o tw and settled by F AeIca L-AU of t esperete ofL· ---~ kY Y~ oE -I a -. L11CIl· ,r-·-~1 ~LI installed, the Board of Directors shall nt be composed of Billis . Bogga, Jack tb O'Blierne and Edward C. Brodtmann. to of which the said Ellis 3. Boggs shell b) be the President and Treasurer, the Ie said Edward C. Brodtmann the Vice- wl President, and the said Jack O'Bierne c the Secretary and General Manager. oA ARTICLE VII.-The capital stock ai may be increased to the sum of two h hundred thousand ($200,000.00) dollars, or diminished, upon complying with c formalities imposed by law. b ARTICLE VIII.-No stockholder of t this corporation shall sell or dispose i of his stock without first offering the th same for sale in writing to the other stockholders through its Board of Di- 0 rectors; any number of which stock holders who desire to purchase said 'n stock shall have the privilege of buy- c ing it in proportion to the shares a owned by them at the price bona fide f offered therefor; and if no price is g offered, then they may be purchased c at the book value of said stock by an t outsider. h If no stockholder offers to purchase said stock within thirty days from the date of such offer, the stockholder offering said stock may dispose of the same to any person whatsoever. ARTICLE IX.-Whenever this cor poration shall be dissolved, either by linmitation or from any other cause, its . affairs shall be liquidated by a com mittee of two stockholders appointed y at a general meeting of the stockhold- t ers convened for that purpose, and said 0 committee shall have full power to f perform all acts necessary for the pur- e pose of liquidations. r ARTICLE X.-No stockholder of this i corporation shall ever be liable or re- r sl)onsible fot the contracts or faults of this corporation, in any further sum than the unpaid balance due by him, L if any, on the stock subscribed for by hinm; nor shall any mere informality t in the organization have the effect of it rendering this charter null, or of ex- h posing any stockholder to any liability a beyond the unpaid balance," if any due a by him, for stock subscribed for by i him. Thus done and passed in my office, d in the City of New Orleans aforesaid, t the day, month and year first above a written, in the presence of Frank S. Norman and Jean Davidson, both com petent witnesses, of lawful age and re- f siding in this city, who sign hereto, together with said appearers and me, o notary, after due reading of the whole. a (ORIGINAL SIGNED): : Ellis E. Boggs, 30 shares; Jack U O'Beirne, 9 shares; E. C. Brodtmann, it 1 share. t Witnesses: Frank S. Norman, J. a Davidson. NAT W. BOND, Notary Public. I. the undersigned Recorder of Mort gages, in and for the Parish of Or leans. State of Louisianas, do hereby certify the the above and foregoing Act of Incorporation of The 7 T Tire in my office, in Book 1279, folio 37. I New Orleans, Aug. 29th, 1922. t ROBT. SCOTT, c Dy. Rec. A certified copy. NAT. W. BOND. C octl9-nov23 Notary Public. ORA*T WM PAIWW BIO. 0 SUaZ.@OT, r O. State of Louisiana, Parish of Orleans, SCity of New Orleans. Be it known, That Son this sixteenth day of October, in the year one thousand nine hundred and twenty-two, before me, William Waller I Young, a notary public, in and for the I d Parish of Orleans, State of Louisiana, s duly commissioned and qualified, and in Sthe presence of the witnesses hereinafter Snamed and undersigned, personally came 5 and appeared the persons whose names - are hereunto subscribed, all above the Sfull age of majority, who severally de Sclared that. availing themselves of the s laws of the State of Louisiana, and es e peclally the laws relative to the organs s sation of corporations, they have cov a enanted and agreed to bind, form and I constitute themselves, as well as all such s other persons as may hereafter join or A become associated with them, into a a corporation and body politic in law for r the objects and purposes and under the r articles, agreements and stipulations - following, to-wit: ARTICLE I.-The name, style and f title of this corporation shall be PAYNE 7 BROS. & ORILLOT, INC., and under a that name it shall have and enjoy all r the rights, advantages and privileges granted by law to corporations, and shall exist for the full term and period of ninety-nine years from this day. It e shall have power to sue and be sued; to e make had use a corporate seal, and the L same to alter or break at pleasure; to a hold, receive, lease, purchase, sell and cnnvey, as well as mortgage, hypothe i cate and pledge property, real, personal t and mixe, corporeal and incorporeal; to - name and appoint such managers, direc tors. officers, agents and other em s ployee as its interest may require, and d to make sad establish as well as alter s and amend, from time to time, such by Slaws, rules and regulations as may be n necessary and expedient for the proper management and government of the , affairs of said corporation. r ARTICLE I.-The domicile of this l corporation is hereby fixed in the City r of New Orleans, 8tate of Louisiana, and a all citation or other legal process shall ,be served upon the President or Vice President of said corporation, or, in their , absence, upon the Secretary-Tressurer. i ARTICLE IIL-The objects sad pur :- poses for which this corporation is or s ganlsed, sad the nature of the business r to be carried on by it are hereby declared o to be: To engage in the mantfacture, e. repair, purchase sad 'sale of machinery * of all kinds; to buy and sell goods on g. consignment or commission; to act as l manafacturers' agests, to sell at whole y sale or retail, or both; to manufacture, repair, buy and soll tools, parts acces series and appliances for automobl, t trucks tractors marine ens of machinery of every kind and nature lthe lme to s11, either in the form and I shape in which acuired, or after having " ben altered or aided to; and generally 1 to do and trasaet aB basium properly coencted with, tiedeutal or coavesmsat dto say of the said objects sad purpoess ARTICLE RI.-4h0 ca stock of I- this corporation is hreby fixed at the sum ot thirty tosand dollars ($00, f *000W) dellas, to be divided rito and o: represated b ad (hn .ed W) shares Is in the sam fi (E ) dollars each * aild stock shall pad forincashor a ARTIC V-n the eorporate pew ers eo tile corpsai shall be exer j csue by a e of Direct eoasit ing of not lees then three and net mere e thana sews stoeMhlders a maueity of whes shall cemlitute a quoru for the treseaieraof business. The Beat oe or amere -thur t sall else eleet a beertry d a es , wMhc a. poresa, sad whih pler . o perhem Lee -istmet ayet a Woih * ho 'd CHARTWB. number at a meeting convened for o0 that purpose after ten days' writ- a ten notice sent to each stockholder sl by mail to his last known address; said ti liquidation shall have the authority to uj wind up the business and affairs of this corporatlon. In case of death of either 1 of said lilquidators, the survivor shall ( appoint a stockholder as successor to hiln. ARTICLE VII.-No stockholder in this ti corporation can ever sell stock owned 1I by him in this corporation, or any part ol thereof, without first offering the samel. i in writing, to the other stockholders a through the Board of Directors, at its l then book value, who will have the first u option to purchase the same. e ARTICLE VIII.-This charter maybe he modified, changed or altered, or said corporation may be dissolved with the n assent of stockholders owning three- '1 fourths of the entire capital stock at a general meeting of the stockholders. " convened for that purpose, after fif- a tten (15) days' written notice shall have been given to each stockholder. it ma;iled to. him at his last known :adtress ti AiTit'LE IX.N-No subscriber for I stock shall ever be held liable for tile contracts, faults or debts of said cor- l Iporation in any further suml than the ` unpaid balance, if any. due the corpor atoll on the stock for which he has t' subscribed: nor iall any stockholder ' ever be held liable for such contracts. ii faults or debts in any further sum than l the unpaid balance. if any. on the stock owned by him; nor shall any mere in- I formality in organization have the o effect of rendering this charter null, or rendering any subscriber or stockholder i liable beyond the unpaid amount, if any, i remaining due on his stock. ARTICLE X.-This corporation is or ganized under the laws of the State of Louisiana, and especially Act No. 267 of 1914, and the subscribers hereto, for t themselves and said corporation, and for its officers, directors and stockholders, t hereby accept as part of this charter J and as conditions of said corporation. t all the rights, powers, privileges and t immunities granted to corporations, and granted to and conferred upon officers. directors and stockholders of corpora tions by said laws and said act: such I acceptance being as full, complete and binding as if said rights, powers, priv ileges and immunities were set forth at full length in this instrument. C Thus done and passed. in my notarial office. in the City of New Orleans, aforesaid, in the presence of Andrew R. Martinez and Holger G. Kohnke, compe tent witnesses of lawful age and resid ing in this city, who hereunto subscribe their names, together with said parties. and me. notary, on the day and date set forth in the caption hereof. (ORIGINAIi SIGNED): (Names of Subscribers Omitted.) 1 Witnesses: Andrew R. Martines, Hol ger G. Kohnke. W. W. YOUNG. , Notary Public. a I. the undersigned, Recorder of Mort gages in and for the Parish of Orleans, State of Louisiana, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing act of in corporation of Payne Bros. & Grillot. 1 Inc.. was this day duly recorded in my office, in Book No. 1279, folio 165. New Orleans, Oct. 17, 1922. ROBT. SCOTT. Dy. Rec. I hereby certify the above and fore going to be a true and correct copy of the original Act of Incorporation of Payne Bros. & Grillot, Inc.. together with the certificate of the Recorder of Mortgages on file and of record in my office. In faith whereof I hereunto set my hand and seal, this 17th day of October, A. D. 1922. (Seal) W. W. YOUNG. octl9-novl6 Notary Public. At N3UYWW OP OKA5YU. 01 srks s0 mU. W@ United Statse of America, State of Louisiana. Parish of Orleans. Be it known, That on this 14th day of the month of October, ia the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and twenty-two, before me. Watts K. Lev erich, a notary public, duly commis sioned and qualified in and for the City of New Orleans and the Parish of Orleans, State of Louisiana, therein re siding, and in the presence of the wit nesses hereinafter named and under pigned, personally came and appeared Jac Bloom and Mary Herron, herein after appearing as the duly authorised Chairman and Secretary of a meeting held on the 12th day of October, 1922, of the stockholders of Bloom's Son. Inc. (a corporation organised by act before the undersigned notary, on 8o tember 20th. 1922, recorded in the Mortgage Office of this Parish in Book 1279. folio 90), who declared that at said meeting, at which the entire body of stockholders was present, and which was held upon proper call of the Board of Directors, all as will more fully appear by reference to the duly certi flied copies of the minutes of said meeting, hereunto annexed and made part hereof, it was voted by the unan imous vote of all the stockholders of said Company to amend Article IV of the charter so as to make it henceforth read and be as follows, to-wit: "'ARTICLE IV.--The presently au thorised capital stock of this corpora tion is hereby flzed at the sum of six ty thousand dollars ($0,000.0). di vided into and representod by six hun dred (SW) shares of the per value of one hundred dollars (1t.0) per share. The amont of said stok may be increas$ed to five hundred thou sand dollars ($500.M.0)." Said appearers further declared that they appeared before me. the under signed notary, in secordance with the authority vested in them by the anned resolutions In order that the said amend nment may be proply etablished by notarial act ad rorde and ma effective in accordance with law. Thus done and psased in my offteie at New Orlns. La. on the day, month Sand year herein first above wrltten, ina .the presece of Nellie Dillon and Walter s J. Suthos, Jr., competent witnesms who herUto sign their ntame with the sid Sappearers, ad me notary, after due S (ORfGINAL S INUD): J Jac. Bloom, M. HerreL. SWitaesses: N. Dblle, Walter J. Sn . then, Jr. SWATTS K. LEUVRICN, SNotary Pablie. ei tmwm sm.m Ostober 10, 12. United Sltate of Ammrle State ar Loaullan Pri of Orleasn City of New Orlean Be it known, that on this te th (1fth) day of moth of Os teaber. in the mr of ear Lored ea thoumad nine madred ad twemty-two. adof the Independene of the United States of Amewrles the oae hunaded and forty-seventh, beor me, William John Y a a put t t., duly oem Parish of Orleas tate of Loisiana. therain residia nd in the presence ao te L en herelnater name d perea satme and ap Speared th several perseus whose namee m a h ste bueorlbed, all above the tull U age etseveally declared m tha, ofl themlWSe o the eoaesi tution sad te law the ueo Stie the d by ee presete agree n ad bad themlives as well as ath other persas a may hereafter besme asseclated with them, to form and eon stipuatios ollowinr, to-wit: r ARTICLU L-TheU5S as s ne name It shall hv san o all the ine srs Sem ts date. It shale have power to e a- as S sd; to me so a ads a girpesnt " *r yi ns elOl dtt ledos on---' rw r d r rd=ii ~ CHARTER I of New Orleans, State of Louisiana, pei and all citations or other legal process st shall he served upon the President of ti this corporation, or, in his absence, an upon its Secretary-Treasurer. sti ARTICLE III.-The objects and pur oses for which this corporation is th formed and the nature of the business' to be carried on and conducted biy it N are hereby declared to be: The opera ti of retail store or stores for the ta ying :nd selling for its own account or as agent or broker, dry goods, no- t tiis andt metrch:andise of every char-,. act r and de-scription; to buy. s,.ll, tarkt and deal in reatly-made clothes. unrwear and wearing appar.l of ery kind, for men, women and cl'Il- art rn to buy and sell piece goods. r ots, school supplies. stationery and ii nolties, and generally all iterchan i, tttods and articles usually soldI an handled in a general merchandis g store, and g-enerally to transact business and to do anything inc- a etl to or connect'ted with the carry g out of said purposes. i AITIC-I: IV.-The capital stock of i this corlration shall be five thousand it llrs ($5.000.00), divided into and 1 repsented iby fifty (50) shares of thie t r value of one hundred dollars $1O00t) each, to be paid for in cash; which capital stock may be increased to teuty-five thousand dollars ($05, 000 . which stock shall be paid for in cash or in property or its equiva- th lent; or. if not in cash, then the Board I f Directors of this corporation shall termine the value of such equivalent offered. ATICLE V.-All the corporate wers of this company shall be vested gi in and the management and control of to itiaffairs shall be exercised by a bt SBoard of Directors composed of three stockholders. A majority of said di rectors shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of all business. The directors shall be elected annually by t th stockholders on the third Tuesday of January in each year. Each stockholder t shall be entitled, in person or by proxy, to a vote for every share owned by him, and all elections shall be held a under such rules and regulations as dt may be determined by the Board of g Directors after fifteen days' notice by at mail of such election shall have been c set to each stockholder at his last known address. All voting shall be by t ballot. The directors thus elected shall d continue in office for one year, or un- re til their successors shall have been duly elected and qualified. Any va- d cancy occurring on said board shall be in filled by the remaining directors for in the unexpired term; the said boaul shall likewise elect the additional p members in case they should deter mine to increase the number of sail B board; and all officers and employees s shall hold office at the pleasure of the al board, and all officers, directors and employees shall hold office at the pleas ure of the stockholders, who may dis- er place or elect the successors of any one a or all of them at any time, at a meeting a caled for that purpose, by notice de- o livered personally to each stockholder h or deposited in the postoffice addressed to each stockholder at least five days a before such meeting. The President may at any time call such meeting, and if the President or officers of the corporation refuse or fail to call such meeting when re quested by the holder or holders of ten per cent of the capital stock outstand- u then such holder or holders of stock may personally or through proxy call such meeting to be held at n the office of the corporation. If for any reason the use of the office of the corporation is refused, or it cannot be b used for such meeting, then the caller or callers of such meeting may, acting either personally or through proxy, d adjourn said meeting elsewhere and there hold it. The first Board of Directors shall be composed of Julius Bodenger, whose postoffice address is 157 Delaronde street, New Orleans, LouIsiana; Dora Bodenger, whose postoffice address is 131 Magazine street, New Orleans, Louisiana, and Morris Bodenger, whose ostoffice address is 01 Seganuin street. New Orleans, Louisiana. with Dora enger as President, Julius Bodea ger as Secretary and Treasurer, and Morris Bodenger as Vice-President. ARTICLE VI.-In case of dissolu ion, liquidation or termination of this charter by limitation or otherwise, the affairs of the corporation shall be liquidated by one or more liquidators elected by the stockholders, who may provide the number of said liquidators and vest them with such power and authority as may by law be permitted, fi the terms and conditions upon which they shall serve and their corn pensation, and provide that, In case of death or disability of any one of said liquidators. the remaining liquidators may fill the vacancy or continue to act on behlf of the corporation. AR 7CLE VII.-No stockholder shall be llae or responsible for any costs, contracts, debts or faults of the cor poration, or of any of its officers, nor raol any mere ianformality in organl an have the effect of rendering this charter null and void, or of exposing c any stockholder to say liability beyond the unpaid balance due on the stock I d by him. ARTICLE VIII.-This charter may! modified, changed or altered, or sold poration may be dissolved with the at of stockholders owning two-. t s of the entire capital stock at at geral meeting of the stockholders! vened for that purpose after fifteen a' written notlee shall have been giav to each stockholder, mailed to t" at his last known address, ARTICLE IKX-No stoekholder shall his share In this company without ag first offered the same to the o of Directors, And said board sa have the right to purchase the sm for the benefit of the other s kholders within ten days there a r at the book value as shown by lalt annual statemeat hre shall be writtes or printed a each certflicate of stock 'These sa shall not be treanserred except the manner required by the charter a by-laws of thli Cempsny." ARTICLE X.-The aname and post oce address of the subscrlbers of te articles of Inerporeatlos and a stament of the number of araes of k whleh each ajrees to take in the ooratioa are: lis onger, 15T Dlaronde street. New Orleans 1*,, 11 shres; Dora edsideme 1331 Masgine reet, rew N ew OrleIa., 11l.r - oris Doegr 381 Seguin street, !.NwOrleas, a., 3 shares. thus does sad assed In my offlee the City of New-Orleas, en the day an the month and yar first above wtten, in the uresemee of Felix J. nm and Jwimt h oempatet ahe w un to sig their Swith tesaid n ea ers and me, tary, atter due d of the whols. (ORIGINAL IGN0 D): d .. oeeSrr 15 DelareDes stret, dAger, a I shres; a Dora Do nldne 1831 gesn s New Or aSWH egui tet Ages AW.,, Sree. wx. :. xubwm.uuy, d NotaesetA aryea Ptute e p I Ithe O e rgdWet dw r of.te State, of Leanla, d ar ehy am athat te above mad fereeing se ete Pses t TeDo Srea uemcrd in my ofees u whose smie Nse aans ,. a (Igi.1 ROeT. E IT,. oqm AUti T . -. it October 14. 1922. leasCit o CHARTER. persons as may hereafter become as- a soclated with them, to form and con- f1 stitute a corporation for tile objects w anlld purposes land under the articles ands P stipulations following, to-wit: d, ARTIC'LE I.-The name and style of , this corporation shall be the ISA.At a W\ i-NELL FUI'URNIT'lt ('UOJII'.ANY. I Nc'., and under that name it shall have and eniJoy all tlhe rights, adlvan- h tages .tand privileges granter by law to col polationts, and shall exist for the I full termll and period lof ninety-nine tears from this date. It shall ha;ve ipow'r to con'ltract, sue antid be sued;, Ito make anlid ust ia orpioratte seal, aI. al thll s.Lie to break and alter at pleas ore; to hiul. receive. leaset, purclase.., sell and eoiity. as well as mtiiortgage, hlypothecate anld ledge prioprty, real, t llersonal and ixed. crpuortal anlld in- c corplilreal; to moaue and appoint such a linagters. directors. oftflcrs, agent s t anil other etpltoye.s as its interests 9 anl cllnvenientice mllay requi re, and to c snake and establish. as well as alter to anlld arii enl, fromn time to time1, such b by-laws, rules and regulations ais may t l, necessal y and expedient for the ilproper tlanag.nent aild governmient of the affairs of said corporation Ii AltTlt'Ll. 1I.-The domicile of this I toirlporation is hereby fixed in the City if New Orleans, State of Louisiana, :ald all citations or other legal process .shall be served upon the Presldent of t this corporation, or, in his absence, upon its Secretary-Treasurer, or Vice I 'resident. a ARTICLE III.-The objects and pur poses for which this corporation is or ganized and the nature of the business to be carried on, are declared to be: To buy and sell, handle, make and manu facture furniture, of every character and description; to buy and sell In re tail or wholesale, rugs, carpets, floor covering of all kinds, ornaments and toys, and generally all household goods and effects of every kind and descrip tion, and to establish branch stores in other Parishes of Louisiana to carry on said business, and generally to do and engage in any other business, un dertaking or enterprise connected with, germane or incidental to the objects and purposes hereinabove set forth or completed by this character. ARTICLE IV.-The capital stock of this corporation shall be ten thousand I dollars ($10,000.00). divided into and represented by one hundred (100) shares of the par value of one hun dred dollars ($100.00) each, to be paid in cash; which capital stock may be I increased to twenty-five thousand dol- 1 lars ($25.000.00), which stock shall be paid for in cash or in property or its I equivalent; or, if not in cash, then the Board of Directors of this corporation I shall determine the value of such equiv alent offered. ARTICLE V.-All the corporate pow ers of this company shall be vested in and the management and control of its affairs shall be exercised by a Board of Directors composed of three stock holders. A majority of said directors shall constitute a quorum for the trans action of all business. The directors shall be elected annually by the stock holders on the Third Tuesday of Jan uary in each year. Each stockholder shall be entitled, in person or by proxy, to a vote for every share owned by him, and all elections shall be held under such rules and regulations as may be determined by the Board of Directors after fifteen days' notice by mail of such election shall have been sent to each stockholder at his last known address. All voting shall be by ballot. The directors thus elected shall continue inue in office for one year, or un til their successors shall have been duly elected and qualified. Any va cancy occurring on said board shall be filled by the remaining directors for the unexpired term; the said board shall likewise elect the additional members in case they should deter. mine to increase the number of said board; and all officers and employees shall hold office at the pleasure of the board, and all officers, directors and employees shall also hold office at the pleasure of the stockholders, who may displace or elect the successor of any one or all of them at any time at a meeting called for that purpose by no tice delivered personally to each stock holder or deposited in the postoffice s addressed to each stockholder at least e five days before such, meeting.. The President may at any time call such meeting, and if the President or officers of the corporation refuse or fall to call such meeting when re quested by the holder or holders of ten per cent of the capital stock outstand ing, then such holder or holders of f stock may personally, or through Sproxy, call such meeting to be held at the office of the corporation. If for t any reason of e the office of the corporation is refused, or it cannot be used for such meeting, then the caller Sor callers of such meeting may. acting either personally or through proxy, ad Sjourn said meeting elsewhere and there r hold it, s The first Board of Directors shall be g composed of Isaac Weiner. whose post I office address is 139 Delaronde street. k New Orleans, Louisiana: Benjamin Blenn, whose poetottlee address is 32@ y Delaroade street, New Orleas, Lou * islana, and 3lham Welier, whom post a office address is 403 Olivier stret, New Orlesas, Louislana, with Isaac Welner a as President, Ellas Weiner as Vice-Pres s ident, and Benjamin Blean as icretary * Treasurer. ARTICLE VL--a case of dissolu 0 tion, liquidation or termination of this charter by limitation or othe Uthe II affairs of the corporation shall be t liquidated by one or more Hluldators elected by the stoekholders, who may aprovide ta number of said liuldatoers 5 and vest them with usek power and 'S I Jut as a ma judged in a rake wao iy he juged isay I bufiness waybtbybthe mkg c ii mcuioahemamkes. AI Ac ai maccout ' with a good A"ehs aitiia. Ike dm oe rdecb good pii Hess judpumgt. kbuinds pseaium. So boosewisely.d soam. @W WHINITRAL BApr K5e ~..I -. J.. CHARTER. authority as may by law he permitted, fix the terims and conditions upon which they shall serve and their com pensation, and provide that in case of death or disability of any one of said I luitiators the re ilailng liquidators mi;ay fill the vacancy or continue to act on Ib.half of the coruoration. AItTIt'.i' VII.--- No stockholder shall he liable or r-'sponsib.le for anly c Cts. contra tts, dlebts or fa.ults of the cor piration, or any of its officers, nor s-hall any luere informality in organi zatrion have the ,..ffect of rendering this charter null and void or of exposing any stcllhoilder to any lability ibeyondi the unpaillI I: lance due on the stock held by him. AI;l'll'I'.- VIll --This charter may Ie morli I I. cihangedi or altered, or said corT)rIa)oll n may lie dissolved i ithl tirhe as. ult of stockholders owning two thirds of th. entire capital stock at at general mi,'ting of the stockholde'rs conl\n.llnd for that purlpose after fif teetn dlas' written notlce shall I:llhave been gi .lnl ti each stockholder. rnalled to him at his last known address. AIlTIi'I.I. IX.-- No stockholder shall sell his sha re 111 this companyllll without having first offered the satlle to the lioarl of 1 rirectors. And said board shall have the right to purchase the salre for the beniefit of the other stock hollers within ten days thereafter at tihe Ibook value als shown by tlhe last annual statement. There shall he written or printed .across each certificate of stock 'These shares shall not be transferred except in the manner required by the charter and by-laws of this Company." AItTIClAE X.-The names and post office address of the subscribers of these articles of incorporation and a statement of thle number of shares of stock which each agrees to take in the corporation, are: Isaac Weiner, 35 shares, 139 IDelaronde street, New Or leans., La.; Benjamin Beinn. 35 shares, 207 Delaronde street. New Orleans, La.; Elias Weiner, 5 shares, 403 Olivier street, New Orleans, La. Thus done and passed In my office. in the City of New Orleans, on the day and in the month and year first above written, in the presence of Richard J. Stenhouse and Norris J. Nolan. compe tent witnesses, who hereunto sign their names with the said appearers, and me, notary, after due reading of the whole. (ORIGINAL SIGNED): I. Weiner. 139 Delaronde street, New Orleans. La., 35 shares: B. Blenn. 207 Delaronde street, New Orleans, La., 35 (35) shares; Elias Weiner, 403 Olivier street. New Orleans, La., five (5) shares. Witness: R. J. Stenhouse, N. J. Nolan. WM. J. HENNESSEY. Notary Public. I. the undersigned Recorder of Mort. gages, in and for the Parish of Or leans. State of Louisiana, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing Act of Incorporation of the Isaac Weiner Furniture Company, Inc., was this day duly recorded In my office, In Book No. 1279, folio - . New Or leans, October 14th. 1922. (Sgd.) ROBT. SCOTT, Dr. Rec. A true copy. (Seal) WM. J. HENNESSEY, Notary Public. IAMBONE'S MEDITATIONS THAI' MO SELNS . R )I STo'-KEEPUW CHIATIN' ME OaUTEN MAA MONEY. 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