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United States of America, State of
Louisiana, Parish of Washington.
Be It known and remembered, That,
on this 16th. day of January, One
Thousand, Nine Hundred and Thir
teen, before me, Delos R, Johnson,
Notary Public in and for the Parish
of Washington, State of Louisiana.
duly commissioned and qualified, and
in the presence of the undersigned
witnesses, personally came and ap
peared the persons whose names are
hereunto subscribed, all of full age,
who declared that availing themselves
of the provisions of the law of this
State relative to corporations,and es
pecially Act No. 78 of 1904 of the Gen
eral Assembly of the State of Louisi
ana, they have formed and by these
presents doform, constitute and or
ganize themselves, as well as such
persons as may hereafter join or be
associated with them or their success
ors, into a corporation and body
politic in law, for the objects and
purposes, and under the stipulations,
articles and conditions following to
" The name of this corporation shall
be IHorseshoe Stock Farm Company,
and under that name shall have and
Senjoy existence and succession of a
period of ninety-nine (99) years, un
less sooner dissolved by law or con
sent of the stockholders as hereinaf
Said corporation shall have the
power to contract, sue and be sued,
to hold, to receive, have purchase,
improve, alienate, convey, sell, bor
row; pledge, mortgage and hypothe
cate, under its said corporate name,
property, real and personal, to name
and appoint such officers; directors,
agents and managers and employees
as the interest or convenience of the
Ssaid corporation may require,to make
and establish by laws, rules and reru
lations for the government of the said
corporation and its affairs, as may be
iy deemed necessary and proper and the
same td change and alter at pleasure;
and to do all other acts and things
permitted by law, or as shall or may
benecessarv and proper to carry out
the objects and purposes of said cor
ARTICLE II. a
The domicile of this corporation
shall be at Franklinton, Parish of
Washington, State of Louisiana.
where all citations and other legal
processes shall be served in accord
soe with the Statutes of the State of
Louisiana relative to making services
The objects and purposes for which
thi6 corporation isorgania d and es
tablished and he nature of businese to
Sbi'carried on by it, are declared to be
thefollowing, to-wit:. To own, oper
pte an d conduet one or more farms,to
cultivate and grow general agricul
tural produtts; to own or lease, main
tain and conduet one or more pastures,
andto buy, own and sell live stock of
-every kind whatsoever; to own, oper
ate sad eonduet one or more general
maerchandimse stores, and to buy or sell
all manner and kinds of goods,wares,
and merchandise, agricultural pro
duets and any commodities, either for
eashuer credit, wholesaleor retail; to
poaase, hold, own, lease, mortgage,
rent, sell,o onvey, or dispose of prop
erty, real or personal, to employ
agents, saleamen, employees, andhelp;
and, generilly to engage in uay busi
.aess or enterprise in any town, city,
''Parish or other subdivision of the
State of Louisiana, and to have all
:.:.iSt, privileges, advantages and im
"'* t guaranteed by law to cor
: The eapital stock of this corporation
shall beTwenty Thousand (120,000,00)
Dollars. divided into and represented
by Two Hundred (200) shares of
SStock, at par value of One Hundred
(*10O) Dollars each. which said stock
shall b~dipil hr Inme ash at the time
-Of subeoriptiOn or as the same may
be issued, at not less than par value,
or am payment or exchange for prop
Sesty or rights actuily received, pur
aeby suhcorporation or for ser
sj actually rendered, provided no
rtoshall be issued until the coasid
*;.+' etion thereftor has been received by
s .aTid corporation. This corpora
t ionmay commence doing business
: andl shall become a going concern as
,. soon as Tesp thousand )a10,000) Dol
lars of its capital stock shall haVe
I been subscribed for.
The corporate powers ofthis corpor.
: atlon shall be vested in and exercised
i by a Board of three (3) direetors, who
iiIshall be stoekholders, consisting of a
SPresident, Vice President, and a
Sosretary-Treasaurer. Two of said
shall constitute a quorun for
aonsactionaof buiness, and their
SshaUll be valid corporate
Sf lslect in of the Board of I
a' nder thisChartr shAl be.
otbte.r stockholdiers -.
. t "o"fioeo.t • " " - .
tion at Franklinton, Parish of Wash
ington, State of Louisiana, and there
after the stockholders shall hold a
meeting annually on the First Monday
of January o each year at the office of
said corporation, and elect a Board
of Directors. Said Board of Direc
tors elected at any such meetings
shall serve until their successors have
been elected and qualified. All offi
cers shall be elected from among the
Board of Directors and no person
shall be eligible as a Director who is
not a stockholder of this corporation.
During the absence of the President,
the Vice-President shall act and pre
side in his stead. Notice of stock
holder's meetings shall be given in
writing by mail addressed to each
stockholder at his usual place ofd
business, ten days prior to the date of
such meeting and the Board of Direc
tors shall appoint one of their num
ber to preside over such stockholders
meetings whenever a Board of Direc
tors is to be elected, and on failure
of such Director to attend, the Presi
dent shall appoint a stockholder to
fill the vacancy. All elections shall
be by ballot. Each stockholder shall
be entitled to one vote for each share
of stock registered in his name, which
may be voted in person or by written
proxy, and a majority of the votes
cast shall elect such person or per
' sons for whom they are cast.
The Board of Directors shall at its
first meeting after its election out of
its own number elect a President, and
a Vice President, and a Secretary
Treasurer. Any vacancy on the
Board of Directors shall be filled by
the remaining Directors for the un
The first Board of Directorsfor this
corporation shall be composed of E.
L. Magee,gT.J.Magee, and Joe N.
Magee, of whom E. L. Mageeshall be
President, T. J. Magee, Vice-Presi
dent. and Joe N. Nagee, Secretary
Treasurer, all of whom shall serve un
l til their successors shall have been
elected and qualified.
The Charter may be amended or the
capital stock increased or decr&ased,
or thecorporation may be dissolved,
at a general meeting of thestockhold
ers convened for that pnrpose, with
he assent of three-fourths of the stock
present or represented at such meet
ings, thirty (80) days prior notice of
such meeting having been given by
publication in a weekly newspaper
published at Franklinton, Washing
ton Parish, Louisiana, and a written
notice thereof mailed to each stock
holder at his usual place of business
thirty 1,30) days prior to such meeting.
In case of the dissolution of this cor
poration, either by limitation or
otherwise, ifs affairs shall be liqui
dated by two commissioners elected
from among the stockholders called
for that purpose.
S ARTICLE VIII.
No stockholder of this corporation
Sshall ever be liable for the contracts
or failure theqeof in any further sum
thIn the unpaid balance due said cor
Sporation on shares of stock subsrib
ed for and owned by stockholders;
inor shall any informality in the or
Sganization have the effect of rendering
the Charter null or exposing a stock
holder to any further liability than
I the unpaid balance due on his stock.
SEach stockholder designates opposite
Shis name the stock subscribed for by
him, and this Charter shall serve as
the original subscription list.
Thus done and passed at my offlice
in the town of Franklinton, W ashing
ton Parish. State of Loulsiana, on
the dity, month, and year first above
written.and in the presence of Magee
W. Ott and J. S. Brock Jr., competent
witnesses, residing in said Parish,
and State, who have signed these
presents, together with said appearers
and me, said Notary, after due readl
E. L. MAFEE ........50 shares
T. J. MAGEE.........1 share.
by E. L. MAGEE
Power of Attorney,
JOE N. MAGEE....50 shares.
M. W. OTT,
J. S. Brock Jr.
DuewOs R. JOHNSON,
I hereby certify that the above and
foregoing is a true and correct copy
of the original charter on *:e in my
offlce and of record inMortgage book
No. II, page 62 of the Mortgage Rec
ords of Washington Parish, La,
Witness my official signaturue, on
this the 2ith day of January 1913.
M. A. Thigpen, Clerk of Court
and Ex-Offcio Recorder.
NOTICE-I am applying for
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STATE OF LOUISIANA,
PARISH OF WASHINGTON.
BE IT KNOWN that on this 13th
day of February, in the year of our
Lord 1913, before me, Magee W. Ott,
a Notary Public in and for the State
of Louisiana, Parish of Washington,
duly commissioned and qualified, in the
presence of the witnesses hereinafter
named and undersigned, personally
came and appeared the several per
sons whose names are hereunto sub
scribed, who declared that. availing
themselves of the provisions of the
laws of this State relative to the busi
ness of banking, and particularly of
Act No. 179 of the General Assembly
of the State of Louisiana of the sessioIn
of 1902, and of the various amend
ments thereof, they have covenated and
agreed, and do by these presents cove
nant, agree and bind themselves, as
well as such persons as may hereafter
become associated with them and their
successors, to form themselves into and
ordain and establish a corporation and
body politics in law for the objects
and purposes and under the agree
ments and stipulations following, to
This corporation shall be known and
designated and its business shall be
carried on under the name, style and
Its domicile is hereby fixed in the
Town of Franklinton, in the Parish of
Washington, State of Louisiana; it
shall have the right to open and es
tablish in the said Parish of Wash
ington one or more branch offices or
banks: it shall continue and enjoy suc
cession under the corporate name for
a period of fifty years from this date,
unless sooner dissolved by the action
of the stockholders in the manner
provided by law. Under its corporate
name it shall have, enjoy and exercis,
all of the rights, powers and privileges
hereinafter set forth as well as those
now granted, or that may be here
after granted, by law to corporations
of this character, with full authority
to sue and be sued, to plead and bt
impleaded, appear, answer and prose
cute in any and all courts of justice
and elsewhere; to make and use a cor
porate seal, which is hereby described
It shall be circular in form and
on the margin thereof contain the
words, "Franklinton, Washington Par
ish, La.," and in the center thereof
the words, "Union Bank," and the same
to change and alter at pleasure; ti
name and appoint such directors anr
managers to administer its affairs a:
may be deemed necessary and proper
to make and ordain such by-laws an(
regulations for the proper manage
ment of its affairs as may be necessary
and proper and the same to repeal
amend and alter at pleasure. All legal
process shall be served upon the presi
dent, and in his absence upon the vice
president, and in the absence of both
upon the cashier of this corporation.
The objects and purposes for which
this corporation is organized and es
tablished and the nature of the busi
ness to be carried on by it are hereby
declared to be to conduct a general
banking business, with power and au
thority to receive deposits, to discount
and buy and sell promissory notes and
bills of exchange and other evidences
of indebtedness, gold and silver and
bonds of the United States and of thih
State, and of the several levee districts
of this State, and of the parishes and
school districts, drainage districts and
of the municipal corporations of thi:
State; to make and negotiate loans, to
lend money on real or personal prop
erty; to hold, receive, purchase and
convey by and under its corporate name
such property, real, personal and
mixed, as is, or may hereafter be, al
lowed by law to such corporations;
and generally to do and perform any
and all things, and to exercise and
enjoy any and all powers and priv
ileges and rights as are now grantdd
under Act No. 179 of the General As
sembly of the State of Louisiana of
the session of 1902 and all subsequent
amendments thereof and other laws
on the same subject matter, as well
as such further rights, powers and
privileges as may be hereafter grant
ed by law to such corporations.
The capital stock of this corpora
tion is hereby fixed at Thirty Thou-I
sand ($30,000) Dollars, divided into and
represented by six hundred shares of
the par value of Fifty ($50.00) Dol
lars each, which shares shall be issued
for cash only.
The names of the stockholders and
the number of shares subscribed to by
each of them respectively are declared
to be as follows, to-wit:
Keatbn, R. E., Bogalusa, La...... 3
Kemp, P. B., Popeville, La........ 2
Lampton, L. L, Magnolia, Miss.... 15,
Lampton, I. W., Magnolia, Miss... 10
Lampton, W. M., Magnolla, Miss... 5
Leggett, A. T., Magnolia, Miss....
Leslle, J. R., Lees Creek, La...... 2
Magee, Mrs. Leah O., Sunny Hill,
La ......................... 10
Magee, J. O., Sunny Hill, La...... ,
Magee, Mrs. Z. T., Franklinton, La 3
Magee, Mrs. Lula, Franklinton, La. 2
Magee, Mrs. Fannle H., Franklin
ton, La ...................... 2
Magee, D. N., Franklinton, La.... 1
Magee, E. L, Franklinton, La...... 16
Magee, J. T., Franklinton, La..... 2
M.Lgee, Mrs. Ella F., Varnado, La.. 5
Magee, Joe N., Franklinton, La.... 6
Magee, H. B., Franklinton, La.... 3
Magee, R. E., Franklinton, La.... 6
Miller; 8. A., Grand Cane, La...... 2
Morgan, L. D., Tangipahoa. La.... 13
McElroy, W. T., Lees Vreek, La... 3
Pierce, J. E., Bogalusa, La........ 5
Paul Adolphus, Lees Creek, La.... 1
Paul, Bd, Lees Creek, La....... 1
Pierce,/Mrs. B.. Franklinton, La... 4
Pierce, L. A., Bogalusa, La........ 3
Pierce, G. S., Varnado, La........ 4
Richardson, B. 8., Bunny Hill, La.. 2
Rykoski, M. H,, Bogalusa, La.... 1
Smith, 8. L, Elitown, La......... 2
heridan, D. E., Franklinton, La... 5
Smith, John L., Frlcke, La........ 2
Sanford, F. L, Zona, La........... 2
Simmons, T. J., Franklinton, La.. 3
Sntll, N. E., Mt. Herman, La...... 3
Stewart, Sr., W. P., Lees Creek, La. 1
Seal. Mrs. Ida, Pine, La.......... 1
Thomas, Warren, Talisheek, La.. 5
Talley. Caz, Isabel, La........... 7
Thigpen, M. A., Frankllnton, La.. 2
Warner, W. W., Angle, La........ 8
Wood, .1. P.. Franklinton, La...... 2
Williams, Mrs. C. Z., New Orleans,
La ....N..................... 5
Williams, Milton, Lees Creek, La.. 1
:illiams, Mrs. C. C., Bogalusa,. La. 10
-Villiams, A. C., Bogalusa, La..... 6
Williams, Eliza J., Bogalusa, La... 1
3rock, Jr., .. S.. Pranklinton, La... 1
First State Bank, Bogalusa, L.... 2
'ickham, W. E., Hackley, La...... 1
iekham. W. H., Frankllnton, La.. 2
clkham, H. D., Bogalusa, La.... 9
'nbington, W. M., Bogalusa. La... C
"iabington, Robert, Franklinton,La. I
Sabington, W. W., Franklinton, La. 18
!aLington, C. S. E., Franklinton,
labington, Bros., Ltd., Franklinton,
La ................. ....... 82
'ihington, Robert. Ltd., Franklin
ton. Ltd.... .................. 41
•.',nton, M'rs. Ada, Franklinton,
!Il!wh. W'. P.. Fricke, La......... 14
.. Is .I. M.. lranklinton, La..... 2
. .-i:i. AH., Franklinton, La..... 2
.... E. A., Franklinton, La.....
llankston. Mrs. I. LI., Franklinton,
La. ......................... 1
tankston, L. L., Franklinton, La... 1
.tman,. J. W., Natchltoches, La. 1
,-rh. IX B.. Pramklinton. La..... 1
Branch, Mrs. Della ............... 7
,ock. J. L., Franklinton, La...... 1
-,;vn. A. L.. Mi. Herman, La...... 15
Rrown, F. M., Frankllnton, La.... 13
Iulloch. S. D., Covington, La..... 13
Pulloch, W. S., Fricke, La......... 1
'orkern, J. H., Franklinton, La.... 3
or-kern, Mrs. C. L., Edith, La.....5
'ovington Bank & Trust Co., Cov
ington, La..................... 10
'rain, WVilliam,-Pine, La........ 1
y.ron, John T., Sunny Hill, La..., 2
'ouglas. W. E., Angle, La........ 25
itl.f-l. W. I., Mansfield, La........ 4
Crrald, W. P.. Popeville, La....... 1
IGreen, Mrs. M. A., Zona, La....... 2
:re1en, J. C., Zona, La............. 2
'Itlhes. W. N., Edith, La......... 5
Irde. A. S. J., Baton Rouge. La... 10
irTyde. Mrs. C. A., MeComb, Miss;... 5
olliday. A. B., Folsom. La ........ 1
'olliday, Mrs. A. B.. Folsom, La..
Eaivey, Cecil A., Franklriton, La,. 4
Jones, W. J., Franklinton, La...... *
Jones, T. M., Sheridan, La........ 7
Jones, Mrs. Almlira, Sheridan, La.. 1
Johnson, J. K., Franklinton, La.... 12
Johnson, 1). R., I'rankllnto', La... 1
Johnson, A. J., Franklinton, La.... a
Knight, George C., Pine, La........ 9
iKnight, J. \\'., Pine, La............ 2
Knight, M. T., Sheridan, La.........
Knight, Mrs. Leah, Sheridan, La., 5
Fricke, Sr.. A., Fricke, La ......... 11
l'ransfers of stock of this corpora
tion shall be made only upon the books
of the corporation by the stockholders
in person or by written proxy under
such regulations as the Board of Di
re'ctors may prescribe.
All the corporate powers of this cor
poration shall be vested in a Board
of i)irtct,,rs composed of 17 stockhold
ers, three-fourths of whom shall be cit
izens of this State. The Board of Direct
ors may appoint from its members such,
Somnrnittets as it may deem necessary
and vest such committees with any of
its powers to be exercised when the
board is not in session and subject to
any regulations that the hoard may see
proper to imlpose. The Board of Direc
tors shall proscribe how many of its
members shall constitute a quorum of
said board or any of the committees
thereof, and it shall make such by
laws for its government not incon
sistent with the law or the provisions
thereof. The Board of Directors shall
have authority to fill all vacancies ex
isting in their own number, or in any
other office, from any cause whatever,
and the person so elected shall serve
for the unexpected term of said board.
Until the first election of direc
tors, to be held under the provisions
of this Charter on the second Monday
,f July, 11113, the following shall con
ctitute the first Board of Directors:
oobert Babington, 1). D. Branch, J. S.
Brock, Jr.. F. M. Brown, S. H. Burris,
XV. J. Jones, B. L. Magee, H. B. Magee,
P. .I. Simmons, M. A. Thigpen, J. P.
Wood, Franklinton. La.; W. E. Bick
ham, Itackley, La.; W. P. Bulloch, J.
Hy. Cockern, Fricke. La.; J. C. Green,
7dona, La.; George C. Knight, Sheridan,
La.; Caz Talley, Rio, La.. and H. B.
Magee shall be President and J. S.
Brock, .lr., First Vice-Presidents; F. M.
hBrown, Second Vice-President, and S.
tI. Burtris, Third Vice-President.
On the second Monday in July, 1913,
Ind annually thereafter, the election
for seventeen directors, possessiog the
qualifications required by law, shall be
anld at the banking house after ten
flays' previous notice shall have been
;iven to the stockholders addressed to
heir last-known place of residence, re
;pectively; and the persons receiving
he majority of the votes cast at such
lection shall be duly elected, and shall
entain in office until their successors
.hall have been elected and qualified.
All elections shall be by ballot and
shall be held under the supervision of
hree commissioners to be appointed by
he Board of Directors from among the
The failure from any cause to elect
lirecturs on the date stipulated shall
not dissolve this corporation, and the
)fficers and directors then In office
_ shall hold office until their successors
shall have been elected and qualified.
In the event of failure to hold an elec
1tion on the date stipulated the Presi
lent shall call an election to be held
Ssoon as possible thereafter, after
-iving the notice hereinabove provided
The Board of Directors at the first
neeting after its election shall select
rom among its members a President
nd one or more Vice-Presidents, who
hall hold office during the term of
-aid board, and it shall appoint a
'ashier and such other officers and
"mployees as it shall see fit; and it
nay dismiss the said Cashier and such
)thler officers and employees at pleas
The Board of Directors shall have
rower and authority to define the
luties of all officers and employees,
fix their compensation and require
rom them bonds for the faithful per
'ormance of their duties and fix the
)enalty thereof. At all meetings of the
stockholders for the election of direc
tors or for any other purpose each
stockholder shall be entitled, directly
wr by written proxy. to one vote for
ach share of stock held by him, pro
: ided that the person or persons of
'ering to vote, own his or their share
if stock registered on the books of
'his corporation in his or their names,
•espectively, for thirty days prior to
Sthe day of said voting.
The capital stock of this corporation
niay be increased or decreased, or this
3harter or any article thereof may be
modified, amended, changed or altered
by a two-thirds vote of the capital
I tock at a general meeting of the
stockholders of this corporation held
ifter thirty days' notice by publica
:ion and by mall as p'rovided by law.
This corporation may be dissolved by
t vote of three-fourths of the stock
oresent or represented and voting at
I general meeting of the stockholders
Aonvened by order of the Board of DI
rectors on its own motion or the writ
ten request of the majority of the
stockholders after notices oublished
nce a week for thirty days in a news
3aper in the Parish of Washington.
tate of Louisiana, and written notices
:Cy addressed and malled or delivered
o every stockholder at his last-known
tddress thirty days previous to said
Upon the dissolution of this corpora
tion by the action of the stockholders
as aforesaid, its affairs shall be liqui
lated by three commissioners appoint
d by the majority of the stock pres
ut, or represented, and voting at such
:eneral meeting, and the said com
alssioners shall be solvent persons in
iowise indebted to the Bank or credl
hors thereof. The time, the manner of
.lquidation, the compensation and pow.
rs of the commissioners and all other
matter pertaining to the liquidation of
he affairs of this corporation shall be
fixed and dletermined as the majority
'f the stock present, or represented.
and voting at such general meeting
Whenever this corporation may ble
lissolved by limitation its affairs shall
.e liqudated by three commissioners
tossessing the same qualifications as
icreinbefore provided, appointed by a
"ajority of the stock present, or rep
resented, and voting at a general meet
ing of the stockholders convened by
he Board of Directors In the manner
iereinbefore prorvided, and such com
•lssioners slll have such powers as
nay be confarred upon them.
No stnockholdcr shall ever be held
tiable for the contracts,. faults or de
ifaults of this corporation in any fur
her sarm thIan thi, ufilald balance due
an the shares of stock owned by him;
. r chall any informality in the or
.iz··zatien of this corloration have the
effect of rendering this Charter null
Sthi, exposing of a stockholder to any
'i.bIllity ftihr r than the amount of
he unpaid Ialance on his stock.
A ItTLCULl VIII.
hi, c;oralttion may commence busl
5 whV 11 one-half of Its subscribed
arital has been paid up In lawful
money of the U:nitecd States of America
:id ;all formalities of law shall have
,,on complied with. The remainder of
1: 1.q ,, *;;i! A ull I, paid tie
within ninety days in cash after these
irliclks of incrporatio~ n shall have
'aen fihe ini the office of the State
Thus done and passed in the pres
ence of W'. C. Hamilton and W. S.
T'rri,;, two competent witnesses re
siding in this parish, who have signed
these presents together with
the indersl.tned appearers and me, said
\'ot:rv, on the day, month and year
herein first written after due read
ing of the whole.
T. .J. SIMMONS,
By W. J. Dobson.
J. L. SMITH.
R. ,. MAGEiCE.
I)ELIOS R. JOHNSON.
A. J. .IOHiSON.
By Delos R. Johnson, P. A.
J. K. JOHNSON,
By Delos R. Johnson, P. A.
.'. M. BPOWVN.
,. A. BV'lffIS
B. S. RICHARDSON,
T. D. MORGAN,
.t. P. LF$.:Ti, .
W. H. BICKHAM.,
W. B. BICKHlAM,
MRS. B. PIERCE,
By F. M. Brown, P. A.
A VARIETY OF
Drugs and Medicines.
and don't forget that we sell the
Let us show you our
stock. You will see
they excel the other
Robert Babington, Ltd.
MSAGEE & BROWN.
J. N. MAGEE,
W. J. JONES.
MRS. L. IL BANKSTON,
I. L BANKSTON,
By W. J. Jones, P. A.
;COVINGTON BANK & TRUST CO.,
By J. S. Brock. Jr., Power of Atty.
By J. S. Brock. Jr.,. Power of Atty.
W. T. McIROY,
By .. S. , rock. Jr., Power of Atty.
SJ. S. BRIOCK, JR.
E. L. MaGee.
SMRS. Z. T. MAGEE,
By E. I. Magee.
M. A. THIGPEN.
GEO. C. KNIGHT.
By M. A. Thigpen.
.i. N. MAGK E.
-MRS. FANNIE H. MAGEE,
By D. N. Magee.
W. P. GERALD.
SW. P. BI'LLOCH.
D . A. UILLOCH. Power of Atty.
W. S. BL'ILLOCH, Power of Atty.
.MRS. J. O. MAGEE,
By J. O. Magee.
J. O. MAGEE,
H. D. BICKHAM.
W. E. DOUGLAS,
By H. D. Blckham.
.. C. GREEN.
M. A. GREEN,
By J, C, Green.
A. S. J. HYDE,
J. E. PIERCE,
G. S. PIERCF,
MRS. C. A. HYDE,
J. M. BURRIS, I
S. H. BURRIS, '
M. H. hIYKOSKI,
MRS. IDA GRR,
By W. J. Jones, Power of Atty.
W. W. WARNER.
i. W,. LAMPTON,
IL. L LAMPTON.
W. M. LAMPTON,
N. E. SNELL,
By W. W. Babinton, Power of Atty.
K. B. MAGEE.
By H. B. Magee.,
F. L. SANFORD,
W. M. BABINGTON,
T. W. BATEMAN
C. S. E. BABINGU'ON,
M. T. KNIGHT,
W. I. DANIEL,
D. E. BRANCH
By Robert Babington. Power of Atty.
MRS. C. C. WILLIAMS.
E. D. PAUL,
B. W. J. JONES.
MAGEE W. OTT,
1, M. A. Thlipen. Clerk of Court In
and for the Parish of Washington,
State of Louisiana and Ex-Officlo Re
corder. do hereby certify that the above
and foregoing is a true and correct
copy of the Original Charter of the
Union Bank. now on file in this offie
and of record in Charter Book No. I. pages i to.
Witness my official signature and
Sealof office this 18th. day of Pebruary. 191i.
M. A. THIGJEN,
Clerk of Court and Ex-Officlo Re
All owners, masters, captains and
consigners of 1vessels navigating the
Carondelet Canal and shippers and all
other persons at interest in the prem
isis, Take notice that from aud after
Sunday, April 6, 1913. the Carondelet
Canal will he closed at the intersection
of Broad Street until the completion
of the construction by the Sewerage &
Water Board of New Orleans of the
siphon under the Canal at this point.
The Sewerage & Water Board will
complete the work as speedily as is
possible but until such completion
navigation will be interrupted at
Broad Street and suspended in that
portionm of the Carondelet Canal only
lying between Broad Street and the
head of the canal at theOld Basin.
Traflic from Broad Street to Lake
Ponchartrain will be continued with
out interruption or hindrance and
adequate t mior'ary landings will be
provided for the accommodation of
By order of Ithe Li,uid ting Com
W n:. P, Nicholls,
Dr. 0. D. Varnado
Office in Bank of Fra,klintmon
Sheriff Sale.-No. 2163.
T. M. Jones
Lemon Lott, L. W. McDougall.
Curator ad Hoc.
Notice is hereby given that by virtue
of a writ of seizure and sale issued out
of the 26th Judicial District Court of
Louisiana, in and for Washington
Parish, in the above entitled cause,
and to me directed, I will proceed to
sell at public auction to the last and
highest bidder, on
Saturday, March 20, 191a
at the principal front door of the.
court house at Franklinton, La. be
tween the legal sale hours for judicial
sales, the following described property
Net of the set of Section 29, twp. 2,
south, range 12, east, St. Helena mer
idian, containing 41 acres.
Terms of sale: Cash, with benefit
This 19th day of February, 1913.
T. J. Simmons, Sheriff.
Sheriff Sale-No. 2160,
Farmers & Merchants Bank
W. Louis Vernon.
Notice is hereby given that by virtue
of a writ of seizure and sale, issued
out of the 26th Judicial. District Court
of Louisiana, in and for Washington
Parish, in the above entitled cause.
and to me directed. I will proceed to
sell at public auction to the last and
highest bidder, on
Saturday. March 29. 1913
at the principal frontdoor of the eerm
hcuse at Franklinton, L., between
the legal sale hours for jndi'oal sales,
the following described property. to
Set of swl, sec. 11 twp. s$, range 9
e, Et. Helena meridian. Also all of
the north half of awl sec. 14, twp. 2 s,
range 9 a, St. Helena meridian, ex
cept. First-That part of said n ball
Sof awl section 14 lying a and a of line
commencing on the w line of sectios,
being w line of nwl of awl section 14
at a certain stob and from thence run
e along a fence row to hollow known
as Mask's Branch, thence down said
hollow to the fork and from thence
run up another hollow to where it
strikes the line on the east side of nwl
of awl section 14. Second--6 acres
out of the nwl of aswl see. 14 described
as follows: Beginning at staob in center
of said section and run w 1.60 chains
to a hollow, thence down the hollow
south 88 1.-2 w 3 chains, thence coa*
tinue down the hollow 56.10 w 4.36
chains to place of beginning, thence
down said hollow south 360 w 3 chans
thence a 260 w 4.50 cbns to fork of
hollow, thence up said hollow north
37 1-21 w 4.50 chains, thence w 1-2
chain, thence up the hollow 46 1-20
w 8.74 chains to w line of nel of awl
see, 14, thence n 2 chns, thence south
47 1-2o east 7.13 chns to point of be
Also all of the south half of the nw i
of section 14, except 87 acres sold to
Standard Land Co., Ltd. described as
follows: Begin 20 chains south of nw
corner , f section 14 and run s along
section lice 17.76 chuns, then.ce n 711
east 23 .60 chns, thence a 371 e 5 chLn,
thence s 53° e 8.69 chns, thenlce east
7.43 chns. thence n 20 chns, thence w
40 chns to see. line, the point of be
ginning. All in twp. 2 s, of range 9
east, St. Helena meridian.
Terms of sale: Cash with bhnetih, off
This 19th day ol February, 19nl.
T. J. Simmons, Sieriff.
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