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CHARTER
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United States of America, State of
Louisiana. Parish of Orleans. City of
New Orleans. Be it known. That on
this the fifth day of the month of Sep
tember, in the year of our Lord one
thousand nine hundred and twenty-two.
before me. Charles Schneidau, a notary
public, duly commissioned and quali
fled, in and for the Parish of Orleans.
State of Louisiana, therein residing.
and in the presence of the witnesses
hereinafter named and undersigned,
personally came and appeared the sev
eral persons whose names are here
unto subscribed, who declared that.
availing themselves of the laws of this
.State relative to the organization of
corporations, they have covenanted
and agreed, and do, vy these presents
covenant, agree, bind, form and con
stitute themselves, as well as such per
sons as may hereafter join or become
associated with them, into a corpora
tion and body politic in law for the
objects and purposes under the agree
ments and stipulations following, to
wit:
ARTICLE I.-The name of this cor
poration shall be SUPERIOR LAUN
DRY, INC.
ARTICLE II.--The objects and pur
poses for which this colporatiun is
organized is to carry on in tie City
of New Orleans and elsewhere the
business of laundry and dry cleaning
establishments, to buy, sell and deal
in all kinds of supplies and equip
ment used in the laundry and dry
cleaning business. and to that end
shall have the powers necessary to
carry out the objects thereof, and shall
have the rights in the connection with
the said business, and in furtherance
thereof, to purchase, own, lease. mort
gage and alienate real estate and mov
able property; to borrow money and to
issue promissory notes, bonds, or other
evidences of indebtedness; to appoint
and employ such agents and employees
as may be necessary.
ARTICLE III.-The capitai stocar or
this corporation is hereby fixed at forty
thousand dollars ($40,000.00) divided
into two classes:
(1) 3,500 shares of the par value
of ten dollars ($10.00) each, shall be
known and designated as Preferred
Profit-Sharing Stock, which shares
shall be preferred both in principal
and dividend to the stock known as
Common Stock, or any other issue of
stock, bonds, notes or mortgages.
(2) 5.000 shares of the par value of
one dollar ($1.00) each, shall be known
and designated as Common Stock.
The capital stock of this corporation
shall be paid for in cash or its equiv
alent before issued, and no stockholder
shall ever be held liable for more than
the unpaid balance of his subscription.
All stock when Issued shall be fully
paid, non-assessable.
Out of the net earnings of the cor
poration there shall be first declared
the annual dividend of 10%. payable
to the holders of the Preferred Stock
before the holders of the Common
Stock shall receive anything. Th
dividend shall be cumulative. There
after a like dividend of 10% shall be
ild to the holders of the Common
tock. The balance of the earnings, if
any, shall be distributed annually, 50%
to the holders of the Preferred Stocks
and 50% to the holders of the Common
Stock. The Preferred Stock shall have
no voting power. The Preferred Stock
may be increased, according to the law,
by resolution of the Board of Directors.
adopted by a 2/3 vote, to the sum of
not more than ninety-five thousand
dollars (Ss0.*.), the proceeds of
which shall be used exclusively for the
purchase of supplies,' equipment aad
putiag in of additional laundry and
dry-cleaing plants. The Common Stock
is not subject to increase except by
unanimous vote of its holders.
In event of dissolution and division
of assets the Preferred Stockholders
shsll be paid off dollar for dollar be
fore the Common Stockholders shall re
ceive anything, and thereafter the Com
mea Stockholders shall be entitled to
all surplus of the entire assets re
malalS.
ARTICLE IV.-Tbe domicile of this
earporation shall be the City of New
Orleas, and the corporation shall ex
ist. for a period of ninety-nino years
from date hereof.
ARTICLE V.-The powers of this
e tion shall be vested in and ex
Sby .a Board of Directors of not
leks than three nor more than seven,
a majority of whom shall constitute a
quoram for the transaction of business.
The directors shall be elected by the
Cemmon Stockholders on the first
Tuday of September of each year,
-b lg the first Tuesday of Septem
be, 1923, and shall serve until their
s ueseasrs shall have been elected and
qualifled, and elect from their number
at their first meeting a President, a
Vls-President, a Secretary and a Tres
arer, whose powers and duties shall be
dened by said board. The offices of
PreeMdet and Treasurer may be held by
see and the same person, and the offloes
of Vies-President and Secretary may be I
held by eos and the samo person, ad
the offless of Seeretary ard Treasurer
may be held by one atd the same per'-I
, If daresr ed.
the od owo the flestlm
: Leous J. Bernard, Pres., 1W3 8.
street, MS shares Prefed 1W
hares oemseaa; 0. Bernard. V.-Pres
1 Camp street, ne shares Prerred.
0 shares ommes; IL W.. Bald, Se
rtas., 10s Rytua street, IW share
Peeise, lWm ses Omeas Frank
D res Ii, 11 arese stretS
ARTILm VE-No eempeinsason - sha
be ad an efflsers or diseetero ex
have resolved a1sesads amounting t
at I t ite per eat (1SS).
The sjnt, amnnal srsLes of the
Saers ad reter t ries eparse**
Sther a the Seeeter ar a
doll & at a time eseed fl
Mea peoeat (15%) of the ammeal net
aasl ohof the compaty.
S per ati s tha t el of
• u  Ita t my t fis e
Wier~ ad e bave s'tateIdt
iMIIY ddwe.- as a to ea'ntdr
Ae Ik shat re ssm t eal As ea '
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ARTICLE I-The nae and style of this
Sorporation shall be Valley Realnng Co.,
Inc., and under its said corporate name
it shall have and eajoy corporate exist
ence and succession -for the fall term
and period of ninety aine (I9) years from
and after the date hereof; to contract, sue
and be sued; to make and use a corporate
seal, and the same to alter and break at
pleasure; to hold, receive, lease, purchase
and convey, as well as mortgage and
hypothecate property, real, personal or
mlixcd, corporeal and incorporeal; to own
and hold stocks and bonds of other cor
porations; to name and appoint such man
agers, agents, directors and officers as
its business or convenience may require.
and to make and establish, as well as
Hlter and amend, from time to time, such
f by-laws. rules and regulations for the
proper government of the affairs of said
S,.orporation as may be necessary and
Sproper.
.AItTICLE II-The domicile of said cor
.pore:tion shall be in the City of New Or
SIans,. State of Louisiana, and all citation
- and other legal process shall be served
- upon the President of said corporation,
or in his absence upon the Vice President
thereof, or in the absence of said of
- fi.,.rs, upon the Secretary of said cor
- poration.
.11tTICLE III-The objects and pur
poses for which this corporation is or
ganiied and established and the nature
of the business to be carried on by it
I:re here-l,y deiuared to be:
To carry on the business of manufac
ta:ring. refining and processing of min
eral. vegetable and animal oils and fats
and their various by-products.
To engage in the transportation of min
eral, vegetables and animal oils and fats
and their various by-products either pro
duced by this corporation or other persons
or corporations, by means of pipe lines,
tramways. railroads, boats, barges or
other conveyances or to lease or sub-lease
all or any part thereof to other persons
or corporations for the like purpose, and.
in order to fully carry out said objects and
purposes, to purchase, lease, or otherwise
acquire, pipe lines, tramways. railroads,
boats, barges, tank cars, locomotives,
pumping stations, steam plants, air plants
and all other machinery, apparatus and
paraphernalia necessary or incidental
thereto.
To build, constuct. lease, purchase or
otherwise acquire buildings, machlnery
and other apparatus for refining, smelt
ing. manufacturing or otherwise working
up the products of mineral, vegetable and
animal oils and fats either produced by
this corporation or other persons or cor
porations, and to refine, smelt, manufac
animal oils and fats and their by-products
of said oils and to operate the said plant
and market the products or by-products
as manufactured to the best advantage.
To carry on such other buainess per
tainlng to the manufacturing, refining and
processing of mineral, vegetable and
animal oils and fats ad thei by-poducts
as may be found necessary or desirable
or such as is generally engaged in by a
corporation of this kind.
"ARTICLE IV-The capital stock of this
corporation is hereby fixed at the sum
of Forty Thousand Dollars ($40.000)
divided into and represented by Four
Hundred (400) shares of stock of the
par value of One Hundred Dollars ($100.00)
each. Raid stock shall be paid fot ln eash
at such time, in such amonnte lad after
such notices to the subscribers as may be
fixed by the board of directors and the
same may be issued at not less than par
for labor done or property actually re
ceived by the corporation.
The amount to which the capital stock
of this corporation may be increased
shall be the sum of two hundred thous
and dollars ($200,000).
This corporation shall become a going
concern and shall be authorized to do
business as soon as one-half (3) of its
capital stock shall have been subscribed
to.
ARTICLE V--An of the corporate pow
ers of this corporation shall be vested in
and exercelad by a board of directors.
composed of three (3) stockholders, two
(21 of whom shall constitute a quorum.
Said directors shall be elected annually on
the first Monday in January of each year
at a general meeting of the stockholders,
except the frst boeard of directors which
shall be elected at the frst meeting of
stockholders to be held on October 6th,
11122. at 10:00 a. m., at 1801 Hibernia
Bank Building, New Orleans. Lelousans,
who shall hold their offices until the first
Monday in January, 1124. or untll their
successors shall have been duly elected
and qualified.
All such elections shall be held by bal
lot and eonducted at the office of the cor
poration under the supervision of two (2)
commissioners to be appointed by the
board of directors. Notice of suech meet
ing and of all other stokholders' meet
Lags shall be given in the manner pre
scribed by law, and when not so pre
scribed, then written notice of such meet
Ing shall be deposited, at least fifteen (15)
days prior to the date of such meeting. in
the poet office of the City of New Or
leanas, postage propaid, properly addressed
to each stockholder at his last known
residence or place of busianes.
At all such eleetlhs and at all corpo
rate meetings every stoekholder shall be
entitled to one e vefo each share of
stock standaing in his name on the books
ot the eporationl to be cast by him in
person or by his written proxy, and a
majority at the votes east shall elect.
Any veaney or vaca es ecuarring
among the diretors by death, resigna
tion oa othertise, shall be filled by else
tie for the nexpired term by the re
maiing diretors.
The talaro to elect dtneatrs ea the day
above spelfed shall net dlsolvo the ee
rt nor mlapaitr it eorprate ex
eaeer mangemen but the direetero
theu In' oIe shall remaint tin die tntil
their suceerssers are elected qulMfed.
The beard ot dimetors shall, ammually,
at ito firot meeti afte electln slee
tram ts w mnumber a preedont, vice
presadnt ad a secretary and a treurer
or it may eeet e (1) perso who ahba
be both seretarys and traeesauer whok need
not be a member of thebe heard t ie
tos. Theo oes at peeiedt may ae bho
romblned with theo oeee at kenasr, so
that the prsees eleted to president at
oeioo at ve-$meldent mary be also cm
bined wlth the eise of ecrtary, aso that
the person eletod vie-peeidest may pe
frot tho dutie at both vieo-pnaldest and
ecutry. ibm honed oS ireee may
ase leet eme (I) w mene asetant eoe
Mtars mmthe or whom eead bh membah
at the head or teee elaers in thin erp.
rato. The h hat of dtireetors shall have
por and otheety to mmm d apponlt
th pereease this orpo
tirn. "aid hmard sha ha power and
muth ty to tit emp and
p doli edicr s aend empsyo~m
o to and ompleymont at the
pldere oS ami home.
fietd hoard may make ad otab , a
wel,. so 8 e d mmimd,_ a and all by.
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the shares of stock owned by him, nor
shall any mere informality in organisation
a have the effect of rendering this charter
null or of exposing a stockholder to any
r liability beyond the unpaid balance, if
r any. remaining due on his or her stock.
ARTICLE VIII-This Act of Incorpora
tion may be.changed, modided or amended,
or the capital stock of this corporation
may be increased or decreased, or said
corpoatlon may be dissolved in the man
r ner now or hereafter provided by law.
ARTICLE IX-The subscribers hereto
hate r..spectivly witten opposite their
* names the amount of stock in this corlpo
ration subscribed for by each of them so
a that this act of incorporation may alo
t serve as the origina:tl subscription list of
e said corporation.
i Thus done and passed, at my office., at
t the City of New Orleans. on the day.
mouth and year I'rein first above writ
ten. In tihe presence of Raoul Sere, Jr.,
and Edwin C. Hollins. competent wit
nesses, who htave hereunto sigined thleir
namlles. together with tihe said up
peIrers and mlne. notary, after due re:ad
ing of the whIole.
(OlIGINAL SIG;NEID)
W. W. James, IleSoto Hotel, New Or
leans. I.a., one share. $100.00; I.. V. Ford,
:12:11 rrand Ioute St. John, New Orleamns,
Ia.., :.', shares. $200.I0.00; T. It. Ford.
32"4 Florida Street, New Orleans, La., one
sha re. $100.00.
(Seal STAMPS FARRAIt.
Notary Public.
Witnesses: tRaoul Sere, Jr., Edwin C.
Hollins.
I, the undersigned Rtecordty of Mort
gages in and for the Parish of Orleans.
State of Louisiana, do hereby certify that
the above and foregoing act of incorpora
tion of the Valley telining Co., Inc., was
this day duly recorded in my office, in
Book No. 1279, Folio -.
New Orleans, October 5. 1922.
(Signed) RtOT. SCOTT.
Deputy Recorder of Mortgages.
I hereby certify that the above and fore
going is a true and correct copy of the
original Act of Incorporation of Valley
Refining Co., Inc., passed before me on
the 5th day of October, 1922, on file and
on record in my office, together with the
certificate of the DIeputy Recorder of
Mortgages thereto attached.
In faith whereof I have hereunto set
my hand and seal of office, at New Or
leans. La., this 7th day of October, 1922.
(Seal) STAMPS FARRAR,
Ovt. 12-Nov. 16. Notary Public.
CHARTER OF AL LICHTMAN CORPOR
ATION OF LOUISIANA, INC.
I nited States of America, State of Lou
isiana. Parish of Orleans, City of New
Orleans. Be it known, That on this sixth
day of the month of October, in the year
one thousand nine hundred and twenty
two. before me, Charles Rosen, a notary
public, in and for the Parish of Orleans,
State of Louisiana, duly commissioned and
qualfied therein residing, and in the pres
en(ce of the witnesses hereinafter named
and undersigned, personally came and ap
peared the persons hereinafter subscribed,
all of the full age of majority, who herein
declare that, desiring to avail themselves
of the laws of this State in such cases
made and provided, they do hereby con
stitute themselves, their associates and
successors a corporation under the articlee
and stipulations following which they do
hereby adopt as their charter, to-wit:
ARTICLE I.-The name and title of this
Corporation shall be AL LICHTMAN
CORPORATION OF LOUISIANA, INC.
ARTICLE II.-The period of its dura
tion shall be ninety-nine years from this
date.
ARTICLE III.-The domicile of said
Corporation shall be at New Orleans,
Parish of Orleans, 8tate of Louisiana, and
all citations and other legal processes shall
be served on its president, and, in case of
his absence or disability, on its secretary,
and service of process may also generally
be made in the manner provided by law.
ARTICLE IV.-Said Corporation shall
have and enjoy all the rights, powers and
privileges granted by law to corporations.
including the power to contract, 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
hold, receive, purchase or otherwise ac
quire, lease, sell and convey, and otherwise
dispose of, as well as mortgage, hypothe
cate, and pledge under its corporate name,
any property, real, personal or mixed; to
name and appoint such managers, ofcers,
agents and employees as the interest and
convenience of the Corporation may re
quire; to make and establish such by
laws, rules and regulations for the man
agement and conduct of the affairs of said
Corporation as may be deemed necessary
or proper, and the same to alter or change
at pleasure, and generally to do all things
that may be necessary or appropriate to
the conduct of its business.
ARTICLE V.-The objects and purposes
for which this Corporation is organized,
and the nature of the business to be
carried on by it are hereby declared to be:
To conduct and carry on a general motion
picture and film exchange business, in any
or all of its branches; to buy, to rent, or
otherwise acquire, whether as principal or
agent, or in any other capacity whatever,
and to sell, to lease, and to otherwiae
handle and deal in motlen pieture Sims,
Photographi films and accessories, and to
lt, lease or iensae others to use the same;
to aequire rights and franchise and to
msell. es or otherwise convey rights and
ranchieta in and to motion pletue Sims,
photograpnhic ilms and accessoriesa to c
qulre patoats, trade marka and trade
namesan ther rlghts and privilelge in
coa en. with its said busnes and
generally to do any and everything neces
sary to or connected with or icidental
to the aforeaid objects and purposes
ARTICL VI.--The authoriseg epital
sto.k o this Corporation is hereby de
clared to be the mm of twenty thousnd
dollar (PMSS .u, divided into two hun
dmd (_0) shua o per value of on
hundred dollars (t$.3) per share laid
stck may be issed either tor cash or
or repeyr acqured by this Corporatin,
or for labor des, or for ,r,,ceerenuderd
to the ,Orimrato; nnd tho BDose o
Dirtem of tlhs Cot io her¶
the a the oin A tahe N
atureh o s r lahor dem r se. r e -
dered s id Corp ti4on in aordnce
with. lw.
itya p er t o e baiaytl asoc shl
artiles ofncorperatseal One-hlo sd
busineen, and the etherm halfwit tweve
ARTICLE V -Th. capit tock may
byq u w l aw. eee 
Dsctors, eac otwh stt" on~e or
who sha he electe ana at th an
nual meei of the stocklders. All
the . o-rd Ol u , m inton
a Prdst a -Iee--repiar- a croa _.
r or said Corporation dissolved, with the
a consent of the stockholders holding two
r thirds of the capital stock of the Corpora
Y tion, at a general meeting of the stock
If holders held for such purpose after titte.nu
days' previous notice of such nmeeting ,hall
have been mailed to such stockholders inll
I, person to their last known postottier ad
n dress; wllich notice, however, mllay be
d waived by unanimous conseent. Ten dlly'
notice shall be given of all other lmee'tingsl
of thle stockholders, unless otherwise pro
vicdel lby the i.stockholders or by the I;oard
of lDirectors, and any and all notices mltay
I I, at anyl tille waived by Unanimus
0:1n- 1nt.
oi .AlTIC'IlE X. No stockholder shall ever
f Ibe iId li ible for any obligations, faults
or tl.bts of this ('orlporation, inor shall any
Sinformalityv of the mode of incorpol'ratiton
have the efle't of renderinlg the lcharter
nIul, or of epo\l)sing ally stockholder to
any liability beyond the' unllpaid bIalance
due on the' shares of stock owned by hui.
r .\11:TI'I.E XI.---Whenever this ('oriora
tion i i tdisolved, or for any other reasonl
its mnflirs shall be liquidated, tihey shialli
be liqlllid'ated by one or mIore liqa:lltlors
who shalll be elected by the stockholdlers
at a genleral eIlleting ctonvened for sulchl
I, lurplose Said liquidator or liqlidiator)
sihall remain in office until tile affairs of
the 4 orporation are fully wound up,. and
e shull reeive such copllllensation, furnllsh
Suchc bond, ancd have such powers and
duties as the stockholders may provide.
In mcase of the death or resignation or
inability to act by any of said liquidators,
the stockholders shall till such vacancy.
ARiTICLE XII.--The subscribers hereto
hal:ve respectively written opposite their
t aucies the amlount of stock sublscribed by
thell in this Corporation. so that this Act
of Inc'orporation may also serve as tile
original subscription list of this Corpora
tion,. and have also stated their postodite
addresses so as to conform with Act 267
of 1914.
Thus done and passed in my offce in
the City of New Orleans. State of Lou
isiana. on the day. month and year here
inlabove written, in the presence of Mau
rice F. I:arr and Clarence W. (Greenbllatt.
a competent witnesses, of legal age, and re
siding in this city, who have hereunto
signed their names with said appearers
mand me, notary, after due reading of the
whole.
t (ORI(INAL SIGNED':
Ernest V. Richards. 1401 Tulane Ave.,
New Orleans, Ia., 48 (forty-eJght) shares;
Levi M. Ash, 1401 Tulane Ave., New Or
leans, La.. I (one) share; William H. Guer
inger. 1401 Tulane Ave.. New Orleans. La.,
1 (one) share; Al Lichtman, by Ernest V.
Richards. 576 Fifth Ave., New York City,
N. Y., 48 (forty-eight l shares; Jacob G.
Itachman, by Ernest V. Richards, 576 Fifth
Ave.. New York, N. Y., 1 (one) share; Ben
jamin P. 'chulberg. by Ernest V. Richards,
576 Fifth Ave., New York, N. Y., 1 (one)
share.
Witness: Maurice F. Barr, Clarence W.
(reenblatt.
CHARLES ROSEN.
Notary Public.
"New Orleans. La., October 9, 1922.
"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 Incorpora
tion of the Al Lichtmaa Corporation of
Louisiana, Inc.. was this -day duly re
corded in my omce, in Book No. 1279, folio
. New Orleans. Oct. 9th, 1922.
(Signed) "ROBT. SCOTT,
"Recorder of Mortgages."
I hereby certify that the above and fore
going is a true and correct copy of the
original thereof on Ale and of record in
my omce in this city.
Witness my signature and official seal
at New Orleans,. La., this 9th day of Octo
ber, 1922.
CHARLES ROSEN,
ectlh2ovl8 Notary Public.
CHARTEl OF AL LICHTMAN COPOIR
ATION OF SOUTEllAST. INC.
United States of America, State of Lou
Isiana. Parish of Orleans. City of New
Orleans. Be it known that on this sixth
day of the month of October. in the year
one thonusand aine hundred and twenty
two.
Before me, Charles Rosen, a notary pub
lic, In and for the Parish of Orleans, State
of Louisiana, duly commissioned and qual
ifed, therein residing, and in the presence
of the witnesses hereinafter named and
undersigned, personally came and ap
peared the persons hereinafter subscribed.
all of the flll age of majority, who herein
declare that, deasiring to avail themselves
of the laws of this State in such cases
made and provided, they do hereby con
stitute themselves, their associates and
successors a corporation under the articles
and stipulations following, which they
hereby adopt as their charter, to-wit:
ARTICLE L.-The name and title of this
Corporation shall be AL LICHTMAN COR
PORATION OF SOUTHEAST, INC.
ARTICLE II.-The period of its dura
tion shall be ninety-nine years from this
date.
ARTICLE III.--The domicile of said
Corporation shall be at New Orleans,
Parish of Orleans, State of Loulsiana, and 1
all citations ad other legal precsees
shall be served on its President, and, in c
case of his abrnce or disability, on its
Secretary, and service of process may
al generally be made in the manner pro
vided by law.
ARTICLE IV.-Sald Corporatieon sheill
have ad enjoy nall the righta, power and
privileges granted by law to ecorporations,
including the power to contract, to see
ad be seod it its corporate name; to
make and use a corporate sial, and the
same to break or alter at pleasaure; to
held, reedve, purchase or otherwie ac
aire, lease, sell and convey, and other
wise dispose of, as well as mor~g,
hypothelate, ad pledge under its ecaorper
ate nas, anry property, real, persoal or
mixed; to name and appoint such man
agers, o ers agents and employses an
the lnterest and eonvemnece e the Cer
O marequire; to make and etLb
9se rd -l w s les and rSgatio
for the masm eat and eoduet of tihe
aral da Corpores a may be
deme neessary or proper, and th smo
to altar or ehange at plesmure, and sa
orally to do all things that may be neee
ry apppropriate to the eonduet of its
for this Crpatie is orgaised
rd ea by rt are h declared to be:
To condct and carry e a general
motion pLiture ad am exchange beel
.aes t a y o i all its brnches; to
buy, to reot, o otherwle acqui, whether I
as prnlcipal or 'ageIt r In any etir l
and to othewise hanle and deal i
motion pieture sams, htographic she
and aeassores, ad t* hes or liens I
othersm to use the same; to acqule
and faniesa an to sell, leas or ot
Sims and acceso ies; to tlse rastents.
bad mas and trade names e e
stok ao this Ceepo atien is herebd de* I
dard to he the - o forty *th san d
d llUras ), divIdedatte toir hun
adM (Mt abses, the per vseet of - I
st my e inessd seite rtoe ea or fore
teeo L aseso by thias (srpo a oer
oe lbe aerfor fr sevi ses t to'
th copation; and the Deerd of Disc
toss of this 1MOs am1 is hoy e i
wst ser pesr and saiseatr to i
upoe the vlae of seek proeertyequae
by or e demo a er vies ndeed to
ad Capratia, to aagerWae With law. I
AW sai d eta satok shma
subcribed aI
r;C"m -
CHARTER.
e loard of Directors or stockholders may at
Sany time appoint or elect such other
- offiers or agents as they may deem
i roper.
T'l.e first annual meetinig shall e held
I on t:e lirat Monday of October. in the
Sy.ar J1!r'3, until which timo the. Btoard of
1lirietors ian llied in tlhis ci harter shall hold
l otifie and1 until their sllies.,ors are elected
'and qualified.
T'he first 'o;ird of I ire.tors, with their
d tie.tfio e adilre.sses, are as follows: Er
, lt V. Richards, 1401 'laulnue Ave., New
s ut',Ills. iU . ; .1I l.ichtman, 571) Fifth Ave.,
New lork city, N. Y.; Jacorb ;. lBaiaitinain,
.T;i lFilth Ave., New York City. N Y.,
r Levi M. AsIh. 144)1 Tulane. Ave. Nen or
+ Jlins, I.a.; Wm. iI. tGuering."r, 1101 Tula li .
SAve.. New Irlatis, lI..; l tenjamin 1'.
i, huilli.rg. .iTI F'itth Ave., Ne.v York
r 'it. . Y.; with :Ernle.t V. iici, rds u~
I'ie .cub G. I achmnili as Tresurer, and Levii
U1. .lsi as S.ecretairy.
Failure to hold the annual liet~ln shill
I sot invlidiate this charter, inor ii p;ltr
11 ainn i4l anly respect, bhut till Itir.ectors
ai ud offlicers .haill continue to holl itlihi
until their nli...ors are electeid atnd
ih qualified.
The Iloard of liiretctors limay adopt,
of ;lter. antlltnd or repeal lsuch by-laws.-i as
Si the Iloard mnlay frouhm tie to tgle deter
Ih uine inot iltousivtenlt with anid lsubject to
tal"y bie iprscsribed by the stockholders.
r AtTIt'II.E IX.--This Act of Incorplora
tion may be alledel . iodiiedil or altered.
or said Corporration dissolved, with the
o onsetnt of the stockholders holding two
r thirds of the capital stock of the t(rpor
y ation, at a gener:al Imeeting of the stock-,
t holders held for such purpose, after
e lifteen days previous noti-e of such Iaeet
ing shall have been mailed to such stink
Sholders in person to their last known
7 postofliee address; which notice. however.
may be waived by unlanimtous conlsent.
Ten days' notice shall be given of all
other meetings of the stockholders, unless
otherwise provided by the stockholders or
- y the Board of Directors: and anly and
all notices may be at any time waiv.d by
unalnimous consent.
ARTICLE X.-No stockholder shall ever
be held liable for any obligations, faults
or debts of this Corporation, nor shall
any Informality of the mode of incorpor
ation have the effect of rendering the
charter null, or of exposing any stock
holder to any liability beyond the unpaid
balance due on the shares of stock owned
by him.
ARTICLE XI.-Whenever this Corpora
tion is dissolved, or for any other reason
its affairs shall be liquidated, they shall
be liquidated by one or more liquidators
who shall be elected by the stockholders
at a general meeting convened for such
purpose. Said liquidator or liquidators
shall remain in office until the affairs of
the Corporatino are fully wound up, and
shall receive such compensation, furnish
such bond. and have such powers and
duties as the stockholders may provided.
In case of the death or resignation or
Inability to act by any of said liquidators,
the stockholders shall til such vacancy.
ARTICLE XII.-The subscribers hereto
have respectively written opposite their
names the amount of stock subscribed by
them in this Corporation, so that this Act
of Incorporation may alas serve as the
original subscription list of this Corpora
tion, and have also stated their postoace
addresses so as to conform with Act 267
of 1914.
Thus done and passed In my office in
the City of New Orleans, State of Lou
Isiana, on the day, month and year here
Inabove written, in the presence of Man
rice F. Barr and Clarence W. Greeoblatt,
I competent witnesses of legal age, and re
siding in this city, who have hereunto
signed their names with said appearers
and me, notary, after due reading of the
whole:
(ORIGINAL BIOGNED):
Ernest V. Richards, 1401 Tulane Ave.,
New Orleans, La.. 98 (ninety-eight) shares;
Levi M. Ash. 1401 Tulane Ave, New Or
leans, La., I (one) share; William H. GOer
lnger. 1401 Tulane Ave., New Orleans, La.,
1 (one) share: Al Lichtman, by Ernest
V. Richards, 576 Fifth Ave., New York,
N. Y., 98 (ninety-eight) shares; Jacob G.
Bachman. by Ernest V. Richards, 576 Fifth
Ave., New York, N. Y., 1 (one) share;
Benjamin P. Schulberg. 576 Fifth Ave., u
New York, N. Y., I (one) share.
Witness: Maurice F. Barr, Clarence W.
Greenblatt.
CHARLES ROSEN.
Notary Public.
"New Orleans, La., October 9, 19f2
"I. the undersigned Recorder of Mort
gages, In and for the Parish of Orleans,
State of Louisana., do hereby certify that I
the above and foregoing Act of Incorpor- I
ation of the Al Lichtman Corporation of 4
Southeast, Inc.. was this day duly re
corded in my ofce, in Book No. 1279, folio
- . New Orleans, Oct. 9th, 1922.
(Stned) "ROBT. SCOTT, .
Recorder of Mortgages." 1
I hereby certify that the above and fore-l
going is a true and correct copy of the
original thereof on file and of record In
my oee In this city.
Witness my signature and oflcial seal
at Nw Orleans, La., this 9th day of
October, 192
CHARLES ROSEN,
octl2-novld Notary Public.
CHARTER OF AL LICHTMAN CORPOR
ATION OF TEXAS, INC.
United States of America, 8tate of Lou
slana, Parish of Orleans. City of New I
Orleans. Be it known that on this ilxth
day of the month of October, in the yeamr
one thoumsand nine hundred and twenty
two, before me, Charles Roen, a notary
publc, n tad for the Parish of Orleans
8tate of Louisana, duly eommisione
sad qualiied, therein residlng, and in the
presenee of the witnesss hereinaster
named and umdersigned, personally came
and appeared the person heeinar sub
eudied, all of the tul ago of majority
who herein declare that, desdring to aval 
themselves .o the laws of this 8tate In
ach eases made and provided, they do
ereby eestltte tohemselve, their sae*
elaste ud suesors a ceuomtio unde
the artles and stipultiuons folowig,
which they hemby adopt as their charter,
ARTICLE I--The name and title of this
Corporation shali be AL LICHTMAN
CORPORATION OI 'TEXA4 INC. u
ARTICLE Il.--The period its Lua
an shall be alnty-nmn yrars from this
ARTICLE III.-The deel a ofsa Nd
Cornratlon shall hat New
aD itatio and other lel processes ,
hall o mnsa re N P rMeat aud, in
case ea his abmee or diabllity, o- Its,
mctary, nad service of process may
ao genealbe made ia the mamner pro
v Id IV-d8 C rp.ratine shell
have am ee al the u a Ihte, powers udand
Igurmyl m corpmtron c r to sme to
and he sue m Ita eupmate nme; tI
Imak and us a corpoatte seal, and the
me to ak or ate a paisre; to
held, reeilve, murchasem r othrwlie ac
aM Iss and se n couoy, sa ete
hleteDae , anps uder its -o 1at
'" er u ~praoprty, real, rseisr
mixed; a and appint a see ma
*Ghth in e d covngin gI gg
fpe re ths we ts eem
aeahe aid ss meayne
bine a
To se an ay ea
pM bade masba";; bade~ : -
aY to ouR s
the md
__
CHARTER.
I said Corporation. in accordance with law
r Fifty per cen(t of &said capital sti. k
i shall be subscribed I,etf',,e thi.l rliun: of
thesl. articles of incorlororation. t-hlf
of saidi subserlti ed capital ,t,. k iall i.
e paid for in ciash befor., tt: ti rp rtirt
Sengages in busiiness.. and tihe oit.r h.ill
within twelve muonths tlhtra.ll,.h a pro
vided by law.
A.Ri'i.E l ii.- The capital .t. ! nay
r lie iincreaseid to twio hundiilr.ld tin.,ln.ni
doillarl (! t.0t1A0.0tJUI, in ithe l.: i,.er pro
vidcd by law.
Al.'I 'iilEi VIII. --Tilhe business and ai irs.
Sof this ll rporation shall hbe maagd by.
a itonrd of diirct.or.s, oni'sting . f li
11) iiirectrs.i, e.ch of wholmi .inh ll \wi
Ionle or ,re, sh;irie.. of st-lpk ill hii owi'
Iailte. who ii hall I. e li.t' d inantlialy at
k iithe annual it.n.tiin. of the. sto,-khildern.
.All valincies in the lBoard of I iir..tor..
from whlatever icause arising, .hall lie
i ullhd by the rve aining lir,.tor. .A it y
Dirct llr may seilcst any other Ilire-tor to
L ant as hli proxy to represeni t him, alndl to
r vote and ant in his behalf at aiiy li.eting
of tle i:oard of iDirec'tors.
liThhe olticer of the i oriporaition -tiall Ibe
a Pr.siid lt. a Vice-l 're. ideint a .4cret[ :ir.
anil a treaniurer. w ho hall e el.l.cted by
the I;oarid of Iir.".tors lliiu ediat ly or
as soon as practicable after their on in
election. The office of Secretary and of
Triosurer may at aniy tim be con iilhin.
into the office of my.retary-treasurer, and
the naIUrd of Directors or stoikhold.ers
Illy at any time appoint or elect isuch
other officers or agents as they ily deem
proper.
The first annual meeting shall be held
on the first Monday of October, iin the
year 1923, until which time the Board of
Directors named in this charter shall hold
oI ce, and until their successors are
elected and qualified.
The first Board of Directors, with their
postoflice addresses, are as follows: Er
nest V. Richards. 1401 Tulane Ave., New
j Orleans, La.; Al Lichtman, 576 Fifth Ave.,
New York City, N. Y.; Jacob (G. Bach
Sman, 5 Fifth Ave., New York City, N. Y. ;
Levi M. Ash, 1401 Tulane Ave., New Or
leans, La.; Wm. II. Gueringer, 1401 Tuo
lane Ave., New Orleans, La.; Benjamin P.
Schulberg, 576 Fifth Ave., New York City,
N. Y.; with said Ernest V. Richards as
President, Al Lichtman as Vice-President,
Jacob G. Bachman as Treasurer, and L.
M. Ash as Secretary.
Failure to hold the annual meeting shall
not invalidate this charter, nor impair
same In any respect, but the directors
and officers shall continue to hold oiee
until their successors are elected and
qualified.
The Board of Directors may adopt,
alter, amend or repeal such by-laws as
Sthe Board may from time to time deter
mine not inconsistent with and subject to
such by-laws, rules and regulations as
may be prescribed by the stockholders.
ARTICLE IX.-This Act of Incorpora
tion may be amended, modified, or altered,
or said Corporation dissolved, with the
consent of the stockholders holding two
thirds of the capital stock of the Corpora
tion, at a general meeting of the stock
holders held for such purpose after fifteen
days' previous notice of such meeting
Sshall have been mailed to such stock
holders in person to their last known
postofce address; which notice, however,
may be waived by unanimous consent.
Tea days' notice shall be given of all
other meetings of the stockholders, un
less otherwise provided by the steck.
holders or by the Board of Directors;
and any and all notices may be at any
time waived by uanimous consent.
ARTICLE X.-No stockholder shal
ever be held liable for any obligations,
faults or debts of this Corporation, nor
shall any informality of the mode of in
corporation have the effect of rendering
the charter null or of exposing any stock
holder to any liability beyond the unpaid
balance due on the shares of stock owned
by him.
ARTICLE X1.-Whenever this Corpora
tion is dissolved, or for any other reason
Its affairs shall be liquidated, they shall
be Iquidated by one or more liquidators
who shall be elected by the stockholders
at a general meeting convened for such
purpose. Said liqludator or Iquidaters
shall remain in oce until the affairs of
the corporation are fully wound up, and
shall receive such compensation, afurnish
such bond, and have such powers aqd
duties as the stockholders may provide.
In case of the death or resignation or
inability to act by any of said iqidatrs,
the stockholders shall all such vacancy.
ARTICLE XII.-The subscribers hereto
have respectively written opposite their
names the amount of stock subscribed by
them in this Corporation, so that this Act
of Incorporation may also serve as the
original subscription list of this Corpora
tion, and have also stated their postoLce
addresses so as to conform with Act aI
of 1914. -
Thus done and passed in my oace In
the City of New Orleans, State of Lou
isaana, on the day, month and year here
inabove written, in the presence of Mau
rice F. Barr and Clarence W. Greebaistt,
competent witnesses of legal age, and re
siding in this city, who have hereunto
signed their names with said appearers
and me, notary, after due reading of the
whole.
(ORIGINAL 8IGNED :
Ernest V. Richards. 1401 Tulae Ave.,
New Orleans La., 3i (ninety-eight) sharee;
Levi M. Ash. 1401 Tulae Ave., New Or
s, La., (one)share; William H. Ger
lager, 1401 Tulane Ave., New Orlesans, La.,
1 (one) share; Al Lichtmasu, by brest V.
RichaUrds, 5 Fifth Av, New York, N.
.. 3 (ainaety-eight) shares; Jaob .
Bachman, by Eresot V. Richbards,
lfth Ave., New York. N. ., 1 (ae)
share; Benjamin P. 8 hulbeg, 7 h
Greeablatt.
No tar Pub.c..
"New Ol O Lea. OteI,  .
"I, the undersied hecorde ofMat
a~es, Io sd for te Parish of Orleas,
1ria ofIua*e do hereby ertify that
Texas, I., was this daydl o
in my ofice, l L Book NO. k b
New Orlesans Oct. - h. Im.
I hereby certify that the aboe btse
gialnl is a tine ns ebraet espy of the
risinal theeef n ile ad of recrd ia
mr *Ree l this city.
Wi sig my n atue and oeiI seal
at New OrleaJs, La., asd t ta-y of
to (ctbet), ind
WA1 WWB OF e Sw W W sums -
United States of Amerlea, Stae of
loidiaa Parish of Orleas Be it
knwns that at day ot ath m
two (138), and o the ebs
hundred and fortysith, b r ea,
Watts I Loreleh a aetaryj
lotulaap, thelra residing, atn in th
named la undersignedtl  L
ame ant appeared te soverml persons
rwho dsaared tht, En Ig themases
SI vast, agree, bad, f erm
ne anetitut themelves a well as
the agraments n stlt u ellow
ing, to-wit:
ARTICLE I-The name and ttle ao
d .%r b G O·under
e sio er the t nll term ad - of
athroty to enet, a.. an d b d
to seet eato receve mortgasp
o ote hypotheeins; to mk ad
ama erperate seal, and th sam to
brl k an alter at plae to prt *
a nealeis leas, old or otherwe
ount. an e, so w ell as merlt
ga and bypotheato under its o or
ato borrowumenrer an make
heMid asd e hallre t ui
mt tmmch ea ea ••r
SU _m te ae t an ens i at
I ss rearsm a s meeE_-'
)r1ans ~tshall be l ein
Orans. Starteh of Louis ol
'-r\,.l i alr o thr legaltn t g l o _.
, -r hia presims lI
n  ablece,  1e;
x'snie li wh h this to V
th thr nature o
o i e ar i t by on , it
t,, er. ntebuT sell
" : , li t i t lt. or t
hdI rI b , rolduct of ao
and oaon or
lt' r rti les 0 n the
o ''it o, " l. t l as. e or
lie t' or thI lr f tor
In rto. L,,r s Yoprodu
n lt t lit ~ l.kt adk va n
ili I , ~ro, uct l
oth..r fohI erot
porr-,.ry tradelluc o
scre any rdeb and
twi r e cri ulhmthe the
.yloths r to comodrto r
in ard dispose of al
tor more han hs she
property; to e aelal I
to echange i
stock or any dpart the s
which it is authl A
exchallnge its Uter t
or "any part theftui Is
Sstocks, bonds or le
other cotlpanile, flmns Ne
and generally to do all
necessary, convenlent
the accompllihmer t
poses or german0 t at
ARLTICLE IV-The n
aied capital stock o this
hereby fixed at the sa
thousand dollbars (of
into and represented 2'
and fifty siare of t
hundred dollars (Sl i
The amount o aid as n
creased to fivo huea i
lars ($l500,0. e)
ARTICLE V-NO r i
shall be binding use
unless and until Mdel
on its books. The seII
have the right T
any stock so long as
mandlng the transe as
Indebted to the orl" U
poratlon shall have a
prlvllelege on each a
cure any Indebtedibs
shareholder to the
ARTICLE Vl-
this corporation sall
board composed ofn ai
nor more than sml
precisel number of dltsk
limits shall be tised
holders at the aaSl
special meeting alled 
provided, that in the
stockholders' mettims Me
nay elect baddltiel
the maximum limit s
the stockholders sha
the same. A majeslhy
shall constitute a era,
of directors shalle
the stockholdelrse
annually at the erslb
tion on the first
ach year, after ras
stockholder by mn M
days before the t at
addressed to the hk
of the stockholder;
naiad no address to S
livery at New Odles
Ints of the steh didun
by- the board of
president or v
and notice i h
manner provided m
provided that ia a
may be walved
Each sharoohlder i
oae vote for iat
ing in his same e
corporatlon, sad YeW•.
son or by a d a
vote cast shall aNst
directors s the d .
shall not dissolve
the directors then In
in office uni th*I
rectors shall have
eslta lehd oas rlll
cancies which ms
manner arise r be
even though a
time such vaese
The board se1a
a president ai a
shall also elet a
urer who may be
and need iot be
or stockholders
presly authrised
to dispense with
and/or aembise
them, and /or
crs as tihe ardl
convenient to the
company's bus;sý
that said of"foean
of the board
board shall ix M
cer. agents `a
direcor ab
he tarer h y
wh ma y eamst to
tore all have
firs of ehi
have belt em
la sad Stathe
-th aiatlen ii
aned g yI ti o
ela dfern
is daugN.
at la*tk
rtio my he
by a t dqo
for l is
fote
b euende of
urlnto
rwit s on.
iaflter da
wo
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