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ST. MIARTINVILLE, --LA.
ALBERT BIENVENU EDITORS
LAIZAIRE BIENVENU E
School Board Official Journal
Stubtc+"otion $ S,o a year in advance
Saturday, Dec. 27, 1919.
I LOCAL NEWS.
Mr. George Sillan is in New Or.
leans spendilng a few days.
We wire homes and build tele
pholne lines - Lafayette Electric
Co. Lafayette. La.
M1isses Edna Soulier and Irene
Frnuch are spending the holidays
in New Orleans.
We guarantee our work for one
yvar, Lafayette Electric ('o.. La
1r. Frank Ledoux. son of Mrs.
Au iuste Ledoux, who was in the
navy returned home last Saturday.
Prompt service and satisfied
celstolmers one of our chief aim
lafayette Electric Co.. Lafayette.
Mr. D. A. Long of C(ado was
miarried to Miss Anna Vernette
(;,unlran at New Ilberia on Dec.
Istli. 'I'ley will mnake tliheir home
11rs. W. I). Potter returned to
Houston, Texas. Vednesday after
stpendiug s-everal days here with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George
The IBank of St Martinville has
this year issued pretty and costly'
Calendars, which are highly ap
preciated iby its patrons.
The high school class of 1918
i ll enjoy a fine supper at the
New Era litel tonight, when sev
etAl euests will be present.
If you want to wiry your home
write or phone Lafayette Electric'
Co. Lefavytte. La
Prof Frank T Guilbean who is
now tearhinr French at the State
T'uiversetr at RBaton Rouge and
al.n inetruetor of music and lead
er ^f the Cadet hand. one of thee
her.t in the south, was here for a
few dave visiting friends this week
A!bert Ronssean Lodge No. 301
A F and A M elected the follow.i
inr otcer DeC. 14. 1919 : Allen
D Lona. W M. B.E.Reed, 8.
W. .1 R. Olivier. JT W., K.
Scbwartz. Treasurer. Chas. Gute.
kunst, Secretary. H . D. 8medes,
M. of C.. E. W. Bienvenni. Tyler.
L. 11. Fo,,rnet, J. D. Chaplain
and S. D to lie appointed.
-The mnarriage of Mr. Joseph
Chauivin to Miss Susie Salles took
place Friday evening Dec. 26ith.,
at the home of her parents, Mr.
arld Mrs. John M. Salles.
Nolveltiee for Presents
K C ' RWARtTZ
STATE OF LOUIPIANA.
PAI35H O1 rr. MA3TlN. -
Re it known by these presents,
that onthis 30th day of October. 1911. before
me. ,James J. Martin. a Notary Public. duly
commissioned and q ali sd in and'
for the Parish of lit. Martin.
State of Louisiana. and in the presence of the
witnesses hereinafter named aid undersigned.
personally came and appeared the several per
eona whose names are hereunto subscribed.
who declared that availing themselves of the
benefit of the laws of the State of Louisiana
ep ecially Act M27 of 1114 re.
lative to the organization of Corporatione. they
have formed and organized. and by these pre
sents do form and organize themselves, as wall
as such other persons as may hereafter join
with them or their Sucees.ore, into a Corpora
tion, fur the objects and i uposes, and under
the covenauts, stipulations and agryments
ARTI LE I.
The name. style and title of this ourporation
shall be "MARTIN LUMBER t'OMPANY. IN
COIPORATKD." andl under said name it shall
enjoy a Corporate existence and Soccession for
a fall term and period of twenty five yre.
It shall have power to contract, sue and he
sued, to make and use a (rlorate seal, and thec
same toalter and break at pleasnre, to have,
hold, receive, purchase, sell. convey, lease.
pledge, bond, hypothecate and mortgage pro.
party of any and all kinis. real, personal, and
mixed, corporal and inorporal: to have and ap
point such managers, directors, an I oflicers andi
agents as the business may rminirm,. and t,
make and establish as well as to alter and
amend from time to time such bye-laws, rules
ansd regulations for the proper management and
government of the affairs of said Corporation
as may be necessary and proper, and geueranl.
to possess all the sowers hereinafter mention
ed, and that are now or may hereafter be cou
ferred by law, .sr necessary to promote its ob
jests and interests.
The domicile of thi ('orporstios shall be at
St. Martinviile. Louisinna, where service of
t(ita.tin and other legal process shall be mades
upon the President ofr id t'or,rration, or in
his absence, ulsun the Secretary.-l'reasur. r of
said CorpoIration. and in the abseuce of l,.tb.
upon any other ,,ttirer as may be designatel by
The .object and lurpss, e for which this cor
poration is orgsnizid aind founded, and the
nature dt the busiesm* to le carried on are here
by deci.ared-to be. T1 ascquire by purchase or
lease or other lawful means, and to own and
operate theren, lasnds, Ibuildings, machineries.
improvements uftll kinds necessary to the sinra
and purposes of this t'orsoration, which and
declared to be the purcRasing, ,•uying, and
operating of a Haw-Mill and $hingleMill. t
manufacture lumber. andi to b1y. lease, contract
for. and operate swamps. and lands tocut,
deaden and remove thle timber thereon. and the
transportatiu of the same t. sa tii Maw.MUI and
Shingle Mill; making of advanuc, and the lend.
inr of money for the puriposes of enabling tim
ber men toacquire, cutdeadeu. float and tran
sport timber and lumber for said purpose.
The Capital Stuck of thits t'rporation is here
by deelared to be Thirty Five Thousand Dollars.
divided in Three Hundred and Fifty shares of
the par value of One hundred Dollars per share.
Said stuck to be paid for in ('ash. or in es
cheange for such property as may be ao
thorised by law and made in conformity witl,
legal provisions. TheCapitalbrtck may in the
manner prescribed by and conformable to Law.
be incremsed to One Hundred Thousand D.l
lars. The said Corporation sheall begin bust.
nese as soon as Twenty thousand dollars
$2 000.00).u) of the capital stork shall have been
subscribed and the amount required by law
shall have been paid for in property or in mo
And it being contemplated that the bulk of
the stock in said ('orporation sha.ll be sub.
scribed for and paId for by the transfer to said
Cerporatton of various real and personal pro
pertise. the same aggregatinga valuation as set
forth in the detailed statements of said proper.
ties which are hereto annexed. paraphed NE
VARIRTUR for identification with this act of
incorporation. The said detailed and itemized
statement annexed hereto is to be read in con
nection with the provisions of this Charter in
accordance with Bection Three of Act 21 of the
General Assembly of 114t.
The Corporate powers of said Corporation
shall be vested in and exercised by. and all the
business affairs of this Corporation, shall be
managed and conducted by a Roard of Direc
tors composed of Five members to be annually
elected on the first Monday of March of each
year. All sneb elections shall be by ballot, and
the notice of said meetnl most be liven is the
meanner premcribed by law. If for any reason
the election will not have beu 'sel uponl the
day txed, then it shall Ia the dluty sf the Direc
tore to fix another date within thirty la)ys for
the holding of mid election. The Directors
elected shall crttinue to hold their oics* nuntil
theirSacccseors will have bee elected and in.
stalled, and nany vscancy sccurring in thle Hoard
.f Directours from any caue whateover. shall be
tilled by election by the remaininr Directors
Three Dhrectcrs shall constitute a quorum fur
the transection of busines.
There shabll be a President and a ecretary
Treasurer and a Vice-President sad a Manager
elected annually by t he ikanrd of Di
rectors, and until the first annual meetinl in
March 1121, the followins members shall con
stitute and eompose the Board of Directors
A. O. LevIrt. whose address is LAIvert, at.
Matin Parish. La.
J. -. Goosoulin, whoe address is Levert. St.
Martin Parish. IA.
Itobert Martin, whooe address is St. Martio
tleorae Knight, whose address is St. Martio
T. It lramer. whsse adldres is Plauuemine.
And tis f,Llowiug shall constitute the tirst
,llicers to-wit: 1. Martio. Presidlent and J. S.
ionosulin. irecretary-Treaaurer. lies. Kisiglt.
All sf tile anthority in the management of tse
affllair ofs time c',rslrstis, . empl,oying aents..
laborers ansd emlnll.yee-. InI any capacity what
mover. cndulcting anil ,lp-rating the affairs of
the 'orpsrati..u wihiils ts ss.peJ and autlhurity
vesutsl bh t,. tCarter., s h a II e v s.
ted in the lresrident andl Manager and Trem.
*urer of the 'ulunps)n. whao all act for
S'orporatisonin sll thes nmatter*.They shall *ign
all cheks, esntrIr tit,- d e,esit sf tsl, funds ,,i
tKWCorporatlon. saa their dlsbetreiag, diree
the manufacturing and other operation ashve
e-tJeath. and tha4.iad.ef tk psseiags in
tthMwed or moas eenmse stow
A Director may he represented at any uanrd
etsing by prsy. provided there be atolset
Stwo Directors persoinaly preeent at very eet
Notice of all meetings of stookhglders for
*eeotion of officers or for any other purpose
sha I be gtven in writing by the Secretary by
mail. at least ten days before the meeting is
held, and dirr.etd to each stockholder as hi
name and address hall appear on the books
of the I rroration, unless such notics is waiv
ed b the t,ockholder in writing. At all meet
in4s every stockholder. in person or by proxy.
shall tbe entitled to one vote for each shere of
votee stock standing in his name. and the ma.
jority of shall decide all questions voted upon
at said meeting
No FtockhoilAers shall ever be liable or re
sponsible for the eontracts. taullor debte of
the Co'urpration in any other sum they the us.
paid. balance due for the stock subscribed to by
him. nor shall say informaLity of the orguais.
tion of this Corporalon. have the effeet of
rendering this Charter nnll. or of exposing any
stockholder to say liability beyond the unpaid
Ialance due upon his stock.
No stockholder shall dispoee of any share or
shares of stock before giving notice to the Pre
sideut an d secretary of t h e torpors
t i on o f the intention to so dispose,
and he shall tender th rough the Presi
dent aNd Secretary, to the other stockholders,
or to anu one of them if there be no more than
one desiring to Icurrcnase thesame, such shares
of stock at the same price and under the eame
cr.litious as he has the pim,lrtunity todispose
of the same to other larties. No transfer of
stock shlell be bindijg on ithe c.rloration un
less the .sae be uade upiIn the homks of the
Alt lt LE VIll.
'Ihis art of ij.orpiumratiom may tiw altered,
amremled or mmalitidl. or theI t'orsralio, may
t. dlssolr'.I. or may bhe wergd with another
tort,.rati,.u b h, viot, cf two-thirds in amount
of the it'alital slock reresented at any general
meeting oaf time st.khbolders callhd for that
purpose after giving noticeas provided for in
Article Six of this Act, and in case of dissoldu.
tion or merger. at least a majority of the entire
stock must be present or represeaned at
maid meeting of stockholders, and in case of Ih
,quidation or dissaolution, the stockholders shall
•ect two Liquidating ('ommiesioners. who
-iall have entire charge of such liquidation in
accrdance with tile inwer vested in them by
the Stockholders. The saidl lnluidatore shall
fill anly vacancy m.curriung in their numbers.
I'huadonelanud executed 'at the Town of St.
Martinville. State .,f Louisiana. ,in the day anad
dlate first above written in the presence of IH,.
Ihrt Gtiirard and Edw. tiuirsrd oouud and com.
ietent resident witneesee. and me the noder.
signed Noiary. after due reading of the whote.
Signed II. Martin of St. Martinville. In., for
Signed J. S 8. (iotnoulin of St. Martin Parish.
La.. for i shares.
Signed T.. Ramer ot Iberville Parish. la..
for P8 share*.
Signed tisurge Knight of St. Martinville. La..
for 9% shares.
Signed J. L. Hargrove of Port armre. La.. for
Bianed A. 0 Levert of St. Martin Parish.
La.. for 10 share per R- Martin. Atty.
R. Martin. Agent of at Martinville.
La.. for Ci shares.
R. J. tiirard
Jas. J. Martin.
State, of Louiniana.
Parish of St. Martin.
I. Igoace Bienvenu. Deputy Clerk of (ourt.
do hereb 'certify that the foregoing is a true
copy of the Chartter of the Martin Lumber Co..
Ins.. which has been filed and duly recorded in
the Recordere' offiee of St. Martin Pariaheb. Ia.,
this loth of November 1919. in Charter book
No. I folio and inscription No. 16
In faith whereof I have this dc affixed my
signatnre and the seal of my ofiee at t. Martin-.
vill. La . thta 10th day of Nov. 1919.
Signed Ignace Blenvena.
Deputy (I Lrk of Court, and ex-o· cia Recorder
St. Martin Parish. Ls.
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Do you shopping
at our store
State of Ohio, City of Toledo,
LucIas County, Be.
Franlk J. Chenusey makes oath that he
is senihor partner 0of the firm of F. J.
Chllelsy & Co., dloing busluea iu tile City
of Toledo. County and State afoeslaid,
and tlhat gaid firm will pay the esum of
ONI lNU RKI) DOLLARS for seach anll
every case of Catarrh that cantuot be
cured by tIre tiu, of HALL'S CATARRH
MEDItINE. I"ANK J. 'asNF.
Sworn to hefore anie alid uhaaerlbtl in
muy presilce. this 6tith day of Ier'ember.
A. I). 18i. A W. OLEJASON.
(SMil) Notary Public.
Hull's Catarrh Meslicine i taken in
,ternally anid actl* throulgh the Bhlond oet
the Mucous Surfaces of the Syatem.
Seod for tetiimonisal. free.
F. J. ('IENEY & Co.. Toledo. O.
Solld IV all dlrugglet, ; ¢,
Hall's Kamnily I'tlia frir 'onstiptlan.s.
\\'V do all kinds ot Printing
Do Your Shopping at Our
A complete Stock to select from.
I wasr to make a sketch of dren's Hour like a toufeast. For the
her. Luncheon was just over, and tiny toddlers there Is a varied
she was talking to a little. knot of menu. sometimes Uneeda Biscuit
women. The irst I heard, as and milk. sometimes Graham Crack
I ald quietly into a by seat, we ens, Oatmeal Crackers or Lunch Bis.
"National Biscuit," ling uit. This is changed on speciat
setll my own tasty - occasions Old Time Sugar Cook:
.ea. I liked her, ed com- lee or ewtons and, rarest ot
ertbl as , my pe a days when we had
an ears m and Nabi, and the
*petween he dark were our party days.
- he was quotng, "t yaa "Don't think my hour is Just a
bit at pause w world lunch hour. It started us happily,
seems wal en for t e s sure they
child they w day-for
t e given that teed
h First I Always ready- ould
T wt4ddle I ta always fresh-always wet. r
me. Is my come. An appetizer at the be.
N0 ne ginning of the meal, making the best
" ~wop better, and the final touch of saties
and faction when the cheese and coffee mare
S served. Nothing can take the
place of Unpeeda Biscuit
t n the family table.
wen "- ways
Hoe. Inty, al
t a s m only Nattona
ask They are meat we b. During the
m a t Hi tter babies were growing
emeatlagu to st. Natvias eer amise the Chil
ainti alwa 'w eau Ch0I-" a How wb its tasty feast.
OFFICIAL CITY AUDITOR.
R. G. ROBERTSON
Public Accountant A Auditor, .
omeee Ci1ty Mall, rala O strats
New Iberialty. L"
SP.E.., Z. GAUTHIER, t
E Contry Produeneral Persh ingd Solicitreeted
SEggs, Butter, Pecans a .i Chickens
El A Specialty. C
E 1 Quick Returns.
NEW ORLEANS, LA.
SShaomldbe renUthebe trinlalar to pre
Sthe tfo, osucess' £ buosineu.
. YDPersoal Iastrucetio. :hree Umploy.
. meat Departmeut. Complete College
.ek. College Store sad Wholesak
eo raepreseitatlome to secure stau.
dets. Through the sccess ofito
.3000 eorer a udeuts. Seoule Collere
Ia rcogolged everywhere a a Wlde
£h , P OrO. a.ct&ca.: oua r a0 Su
00.S12*oDi & SONS.