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TELEGRAPIH School Fourth Floor Levy tRiilding. Corner Edwards and Texas Stret s SHREVEPORT, LA. This School is open five d(lays in each week from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.in., and from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. five nights in each week. This school-is meeting with success and it can he eontri buted to the advantages offered :by the Superintendent and those who are up and doing will take advan tage of this opportunity., A word to the wise is sufficient.' For particulars call or address J. . IHARDIN, Supt. Where to Buy SADDLES, HAiNESS BUMiiES BSIIDLES, COLLARS AND ALL°KINDS OF LEATHER GOODS. Leonard WoiW0nal Corner .f Texas and Spring Streets SHREVEPORT, LA. W. A. abry CIVIL LAWYER DISTRICT A RNJEY, FIRST JU I-ICIALJITSTG'.5OT OBMee-e Court Iou's Long Distance Phone 'o. 641 . l. at.t . tra"ll. d Loans Yet IAl Orders Will Be+ Appreciate p "4 r ý.ý ri $ W A .w 'Ti ntin glr~ i yýAyxý i: EC A E SA 4 " t~ UUTA b~~:r ~ l_ : M~~~ Ekd if u·, J~&R~bfl· Com CHARTER Of the- Crichton Mercantile Com pany State of Louisiana, Parish of Cad do: Be it remembered that on this day before me, John D. Wilkinson, a Notary Public in and for said par ish and State, personally came and appeared (). A. Wright and F. E. Lacaze, residents of said parish and State, and D. H. Anglin a resident of the Parish of Red River, said State, who -stated and declared to me, no tary, that availing themselves of the laws of the State of Louisiana, re lating to the formation of corpor ations, they have formed and con stituted themselves, as well as such other persons as may hereafter be come associated with them, into a corporalion and have adopted and ordained as their charter, the fol lowing, to-wit: ARTICLE I. The name and title of this corpor ation shall be the Crichton Mpr ean"tile Company, and under said corporate name it shall have and enjoy succession of a period of fifty years, unless sooner dissolved as hereinafter set forth. Its domicile is hereby fixed at the city of Shreveport, Parish of Caddo, Louis iana, and all legal process shall be served on the President, at the dom icile 9f the corporation. ARTICLE II. Thetpurpose for which this cor poration is formed and its objects atr hereby declared to be to own, operate and conduct a general mer dnritile business at Crihcton, .n the Parish of Red River, Louisiana. ARTICLE III. The capital stock of this corpor ation is hreby' fixed at the sum of Ten Thousand Dollars, and it shall ionimmence business and become a going ' concern whenever Three Thoi0uand :Dollars' of its capital stock is actually slibscribed; and each shdre of stock shall be of the par value= of OEitb Hundred Dollars and tldshall be issued only for cash, property.or services to the satisfac tionm f its Boaord of ,Directors, and wlhen'issued shall be fully paid and non-assessable. .AiRTICLE IV. The affairs off this corporation shall-be managed by a Board of Di rectors, consisting of three stock holders itoo be elected at .a general stockholders, meeting to be held at sthe.,offccip.of the company, on the first Moplday. in:Jdanuary of each year. Untilitha,election of a Board of Directors, iii, iJanuary, 1914, the following shall' compose the Board of Dir'ctor 6of bthis .ompany: O. A. Wright,. wh6 shall 'be president; D. SIIAnglin, who'shall be vice presi ient,' and'" i`E. Laiaze, who shall be sidetary: and treaisurer. Any va 'dricy 'tccurring ini said Board of 13iredtis n'aIy be. filled by the re miniiiitg `diectt s - electing a stock 'holder for the unexpired term. Said 'Blia&d shall iav'e thri: authority to ernip.dy any and' all 'agents, mana gers t r'lerks -thit mitay be neces- sry 'fi condtcting its business, and the samhe to discharge at pleasure. . s: AlkTICLE V. STif~ charteri'may be amended, or thfis dcoi6rdp.li6 in y be dissolved by, `,Vo 6' 6 the majority of thb St.f.'cast'dt a general stockholders n'ieting:tao e cialled for' that pur pose, eo)apt when otherwise pro vided- lawatid at all stockholders t~neet.i sl' each"share, of stock shall be 'titldd "4 ofie: vote "to be cast bbti oWi r ie pe'rst`b~ , or by writ .ti'd 8xy 'Wh1hn Ibn ndt otherwise p-ro fde `i hw notice of all stock h'oidS.hieedi.it si 'sball' be given by ,en ,daysý W' ttt n ndoic e-to each ockitholder at ;his usual postoffice ~i awiehifs' lvivded that by- unant LtOffs ionshit 9tidSkhbolders meetings i~t be Itid'"eithout any previouse .otice. When this -corporatioti is idissolvedy 1ftiitstion, or otherwise itts"ffiirs shalht be"' liquidated ,and Is s .edtiby .a. -or miore liquidators' e t.b , tib the- stoekholders -at. the .:iel ig called fi'tbetlt'purpose, and sushd ali pidtort . shill give shel' bohd and' perfoav tuehli duties as *the4stockMldemr mai y prescribe. AHRTICLE VI. 'Nm tookhokaer of ;this corporation wall -tA.-be ;held liable for -the contracts' =e-faults- thereof inl any fulthorfsum' than the unpaid bal notdi'ue Oehis stock, nor shall any' meenformalityi hve' the effect of rendetrim this tchtterr null, or of eigsintahan stockholder to any gtealer toomstha'n the amount of his S1i tai yroywhereof said parties 4Rivw hberegnit. aird their names lad havflte pllsite each the num be1 **areA of stoolsrubscribed for Ith mn, 0a whtei shall onstitut4 t subscription t-itton'tbis the 9th O. A. WRIGHT,-. .I·~ · ! 11E LACAZE. ate -, f,# ° I ANGIN, Atteethat;i1 0 nothing therein contrary to the laws of the State of Louisiana, I hereby approve the same. Done and signed officially on tIlis the 9th day of June, 19!3. W. A. MABRY, District Attorney. Endorsed: Filed and recorded. June 10, 1913. W. M. LEVY, D)eputy Clerk and Ex-Officio Depuly Recorder. State of Louisiana, Parish of Cad- do: I hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of the original act, as the same now appear on file and of record in my office: Given under my hand and seal of office, this 10th day of June, 1913. W. M. LEVY. Deputy Clerk and Ex-Officio Depiiy Recorder. June J~. CHARTER Of the "Shreveport Window Glass Company State of Louisiana, Parish of Cad do:. Be it remembered that on this day before me, John I). Wikin on, a Notary Public in and for saii par is'h, duly commissioned and sworn, personally (an-e and appear d F. E. Lacaze, August Cazeau, R. E. A'lison, H, E. Gump and P. E. Cunningham, residents of said parish and State, Swho staled and declared to rne, no Lary, that availing themselves of the ccnd:Vtution and laws of the State of Louisiana governing the form ation of corporations in general, they have formed and constituted, themselves and do by these presents form and constitute themselves, as well as such other persons as may hereafter become associated with them, into a corporation and body corporate, and have adopted and or dained as their charter and act of incorporation the following, to-wit: ARTICLE I. The name and title of this corpor ation shall be the Shreveport Win dow Glass Company, with its domni cile at the city of Shreveport,,and under said corporate name it shall have and enjoy succession for a period of fifty years, unless sooner dissolved as hereinafter provided. All legal process shall be served on its president, or, in his absence, on the vice president, at the office of the company. ARTICLE II. The objects of this corporation and the purposes for which it is formed are hereby declared to be to purchase, acquire, own and oper ate a factory, or factories, for the manufacture of'window glass,;plate glass, or other glass products, as well as sash, doors, blinds or other wooden products using glass as a part thereof in the State of Louis iana, or elsewhere. ARTICLE III. The capital stock of this corpor ation is hereby fixed at One Hun dred Thousand ($100,000.00) Dollars, divided into One Thousand shares of the par value of One Hundred ($100) Dollars each, and it shall°commence business and become a going con cern whenever Ten Thousand ($40,000), Dollars of its capital stock is actually subscribed and paid for. No stock shall issue except when fully paid and may be issued for money, property, services or other thing of value to the satisfaction of the Board of Directors, and when is sued shall be non-assessable. ARTICLE IV. The affairs of this corporation shall be managed and controlled by a Board of Directors, composed of not less than five nor more than seven stockholders to be elected at a general meeting of the stockhold ers to be held at the office. of the company on the first Monday in February of each year; and un. The election of a Board of Directors on the first Monday in February,1914, the --following shall constitute the Board of Directors of said company: August Cazeau, who shall be pres ident; P. E. Cunningham, who shall be vice president; F. E. Lacaze, who shall be secretary; H. E. Gump, who shall be treasurer; and R. E. Allison, The said Board of Directors shall have the authority to fill any va cancy occurring in said .Board for any cause by the election of another ;stockholder thereto for the unex tiued term; and shall have the pow aer to elect, name and appoint any and all agents, managers or em ployees that may be necessary in the mandgement of its said busi ness; and shall make such rules and biy-laws for the government of said corporation and the same to- change and alter at pleasure as in their judgment seems best. ARTICLE V. This charter may be amended or altered, or this corporation may be= dissolved;at a meeting of the stock holders called for that purpose by three-fourths of the - stockholders pnresent in acordance with the .laws of the Stte of Louisiana, and when not otherwise provided by law may be called on ten days notice address ed*Fo .ch stockholder at his us l oteie adrsk prnvided that by .hE Ie and hold the same without waiting ten days. At all stockholders meet ings each share of stock shall be en titled to one vote and be cast by its owner in person, or by proxy. When this corporation is dissolved by lim itation or otherwise, its affairs shall he liquidated by one or more liqui lators to be appointed by the stockholders, who shall perform suclh duties and give such bond as the stockholders may prescribe. ARTICLE VI. No stockholder of this corporation shall ever be held liable for the contracts or faults thereof in any further sum than the unpaid bal ance due on his stock; and no mere informality shall have the effect of rendering this charter null, or of exposing any stockholder to any greater liability than the loss of his stock. In testimony whereof the said parties have hereunto signed their names in presence of me, notary, and the attesting witnesses, and have set opposite theig respective names the number of shares of stock subscribed for by them, which shall constitute a subscription list; on this the 5th day of June, 1913. F. E. LACAZE, AUGUST CAZEAU, R. E. ALLISON, P. E. CUNNINGHAM, Attest,: H. E. GUMP. W. L. DICKINSON, W. A. PAGE. JOHN D. WILKINSON, Notary Public. Having examined the above and foregoing charter and act of incor poration, and finding nothing there in contained( contrary to the laws of the State of Louisiana, I hereby approve the same. Done and signed officially on thi: the 9th day of June, A. D., 1913. W. A. MABRY, Dist. Atty Endorsed: Filed and Recorded: June 10, 1913. W. M. LEVY, Deputy Clerk and Ex-Oflicio Deputy Recorder. State of Louisiana, Parish of Cad do: I hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of the original act, as the same now appear on file and of record n my office: Given under my hand and seal of office, this I0th day of June, 1913. W. M. LEVY, Deputy Clerk and Ex-Officio Deput, Recorder. June 12. CIIARTER' Of the "CavetNiceks Live Stock Company. " Personally came and appeared the parties whose names are hereunto subscribed, all of full age, and res idents of Caddo Parish and State of Louisiana, to-wit: William R. Ca vett, Samuel B. Hicks and R. Emmel Comegys, who declared that avail ing themselves of the provisions of the. laws of this State relative to corporations, they have covenanted and agreed, and by these presents covenant and agree, and bind them selves, as well as such other persons as mnay hereafter becomn associated with them,, to form and constitute a corporation and body politic in law, for the purposes and objects and under the stibulations, articles and conditions. following: ARTICLE I. The name and title of laid cor poration shall be Cavett-Hicks Live Stock CQmpany, and its domicile is hereby established in the City of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louis iana, and under its said corporate name said corporation shall have power and authority to contract, sue and be sued; to make and use a corporate seal,, and the same to break and alter at pleasure; to hold, receive, have, purchase, improve; alienate, convey, sell, loan, borrow, pledge, mortgage, and, hypothecate, under its said corporate name, prop erty, real, personal and mixed; to name and appoint such officers, di rectors, agents and managers or employes as the interest or con venience of said corporation may require; to make and establish such by-laws and regulations for the proper management and regulation of its affairs as may be deemed0 necessary and proper, and the same to change and alter at pleasure; and to do all other acts and things per -nitted by law, or as shall or may be necessary and proper to carry out the objects and purposes of said corporation. Said corporation; un less sooner dissolved in accordance with its charter, shall exist and continue for the period of twenty five-(25) years from and after the date hereof. The president,) or, in his absence, the vice- president shall be the proper person upon whom citation or other legal process shall ha araVcd ARTICLE II. The objects and purposes for which this corporation is organ ized,, and the nature of the business to be ecarried on by it are declared to be the following, to-wit: The purchase and sale of all classes of live stock, and, real and personal pr'operty, tt mortgage and. pledge all things necessary and convenient to carry on the business of said corporation. ARTICLE III. The capital stock of the said cor poration shall be twenty-five thou sand and no-100 ($25,000.00) dollars, divided into and represented by two hundred and fifty shares of the sum of one hundred and no-100 ($100.00) dollars each, which said stock shall be paid for in cash at the time of subscription, or the same may be is sued, at not less than par, in pay ment or exchange for property or rights actually received or pur chased by said corporation, or the same may be issued full paid for money advanced, and for such other valuable consideration or services as the board of directors of said corporation may determine; pro sided that no stock.shall be issued until the consideration therefor has been received by the said corpora. tion. Any stockholder may sell, as sign or transfer his stock in this corporation provided thirty (30) days prior notice of such intention to sell, assign or transfer the same be given the company, and the other stockholders thereof shall have the first privilege of purchasing same, after which thirty days notice the said stock may be sold in open market. The stock of said corpora tion may be transferred under the. above conditions, provided such transfer thereof be made on thei books of said company at its offlre in the City of Shreveport, and on surrender of the certificate there for. No transfer of any fractional part of a share shall be made. This corporation shall commencge doipg business ass.oon as three thousapd and no-t00 ($3,000.00) dollars of the capital stock shall have been sub scribed for. The board of directors shall have the right to determine how much stock shalt be issued. ARTICLE IV. The corporate powers of thi. ompany shall be vested in and ex ýrcised by a board of three (3) di 'ectors, consisting of the president. vice president and secretary-treas urer. Two (2) of said board shall ,onstitute a quorum, and their de isions shall be valid corporate acts. 'he following persons shall consti ute the first board of directors: William R. Cavett, president; Sanp uel B. Hicks, vice president; and R: Emmet Comegys, secretary and treasurer. No person shall be eligi ble as director or an officer who ii rot a stockholder of this company' )uring the absence of, the president he vice president shall act and pre ;ide. Said board shall continue in nmce until the first Tuesday in June 1914, on which date and there sfter annually a board of directors ,hall be elected ea h year, unless the same should be, a holiday, wh.r the election shall' be held on t0( mxt legal day thereafter. Notice pf ,uch election shall be given by at: least ten. (10) days continuous pub-: lication immediately preceding each lection in one of the daily newspa ,ers in the City of Shreveport; and the board of directors shall ap Joint one or more stockholders to preside at such election as comtn missioners. In the event of the fail ure of any commissioner or com rnissioners to attend,. the president shall, by appointient, fill the va cancy. Any failure from, any cause whatever to elect directors, the day named for that purpose shall gjot iissolve the corporation; but the directors then in office, as well as he officers of said company, shll hold over until their successors ark 'hosen. In such event the president shall cause another election to be. held within thirty ,days, and shall give notice thereof as hereinabove provided. At , every election apd meeting each stockholder shall be entitled to vote for each share of stock registered in his name, anpd may vote by proxy. The election ,o directors shall be by ballot, and the majority in amount, of votes cast: each, share of stock voted, upon ,to be counted for one vote, shall eleel the person or persons for whqni '.hey have been cast. After each election the board of directors shall elect from their own number thr Mfflcers of said company. ARTICLE V. The board of directors, shall have; full power to fill vacancies .in. their number caused by death,: resigna tion or otherwise from among the stockholders of the corporation. The said board shall have full con' trol of the property of this com pany, and shall so conduct, man age and use the same as in their. discretion they deem fit,. and that ip consistent with the objects of this company ot the welfare of the same. The said board is further author ized to frame and adopt such by laws, rules and regulations as thc affairs and business of the corpor ation may require, and as it may deem necessary for the conducting and management thereof; provided the same shall not conflict with this charter or with the laws of.-the State or of the United Stakes. The .said board shall elect or appoint a secretary and such other effeetrs age , employes, servants= ani the conducting of the business of the corporation, fix their compen sation, term of service, with the right to dismiss them at said board's pleasure; and said board shall have the right to fix and determine the salaries of the several oflicers here in provided for. ARTICLE VI. This charter may he changed, modified or amended, th c:apilal stock increased or decreased, or this corporation may be dissolved at a general meeting of the stockholderC convened for the purpose with the assent of three-fourths of the en tire capital stock, whe-ther present or represented at such meeting. Ter days notice of such meeting shall be given in any daily newspaper published in the City of Shreveport. In case of dissolution or termina tion of this corporation either b. limitation of its charter or from any cause, the liquidation of its af fairs shall be conducted by'thre, commissioners selected from the stock'holders, with like assent, and at a meeting called for that pur pose, as above set forth in thi article. Said commissioners shal' remain in ofilce until the affairs o: said corporation shall have beer fully liquidated. In case of th, death of one or more of said corn missioners the survivors or sur vivor shall continue td act. ARTICLE VII. No stockholder of this corporatiov shall ever be held liable or raspon. pible for the contracts or faul! thereof in any further sum than th1 unpaid balance due the company or the shares .of stock subscribed fo or owned by him; nor shall any in formality in organization have th, effect of rendering this charter nul or. of exposing a stockholder to an. liability beyond the unpaid balance if any, of his stock. This done.and passed at my no tarial office in the City of Shreve port, on .this the 21st day of Ma:. 1913, in the presence of Lillian Rus-' sell and E. B. Herndon, competen. witnesses of lawful age and resi dents of this city, who hereunt' sign their names, together witl said parties and me, notary, after reading of the whole. W. R.. CAVETT. S. B. HICKS. Witnesses: R. E. COMEGYS. LILLIAN RUSSELL.. E. B. HERNDON. E. B. HERNDON, JR., Notary Public Endorsed:. Filed and recorded Mai 22, 1913. S. 0. WILLIAMS, Deputy Clerk and ex-Officio Deput: Recorder, State of Louisiana, Parish of Cad do: I hereby certify that the above and foregoing is .a true and correct .copy of the original act,aps the sam: now appears on file and of record it ,my office. Given under my, band anw seal of office this 22nd day of 1Ma. 1913. S._ O. WILLIAMS, Deputy Clerk and ex-Officio Deput Recorder. May 25 CIJARTER if the .50porlag0port Q 11 Company I State of Louisiana, Parish of Cad. lo: Be it remmbered that on thi lay before me, Albert L. Alexander, rnotary public, in and for said Par. sh,and. State, personally came an"ý appeared Albert. M. Keen, W. F. Shaw and J. P. French of For! Vorth, Texas; J. R. Nail, Joseph B. Long, C. W.- Breech, E. R. Mooring )f Cleburne, Texas; C. W. Hardy anti I. D. Wilkinson of Shreveport, La.. who stated and declared'to me, no ,ary, that availing theJnseles of th, Constitution and laws. of the Statr of Louisiana goyerning the forma Lign-of .corporatipns in general, the, tave formed and. constituted thrm selves, and do.by these present. form and constitute themselves, a well as such other persons as may hereafter become associated with them, into a corporation and body corporate, and have adopted and or dained as their charter and act o incorporation the following, to-wi. : ARTICLE I. The name and title of this cor paration shall be-the "Mooringspori OIl. Company," and under this cor porate name it shall have and enjoy suecession for a period of fifl. years, unless sooner dissolved, will Its domicile at the City of Shreve port, in said Parish and State. Ali legal prpcess shall be served on the vice, president at, the office of the company. ARTICLE 11. The purpose for which this cor Kporatjon is formed and its object: are hereby declared, to be to ac quire, own, lease and dispose of oil, ,gas, mineral or water lands in th< States of Loufsiana and Texas, and to drill, bore, explore or develop the same for oil, gas, water or other minerals, and to that end to build, construct, equip or acquire and own and maintain pipe lines, tank cars or other means of transporting the! same, and such other ptoperty a may be necessary to fully carry ou lie purpose of this corporation. StOk .this corpora lion is hereby fixed at the sum of one hundred and twenty-live thous and dollars, divide(d into six thous ani* two hundred and fifty shares of the par value of twenly dollars e:ach, and it shall coure,'nce business anid beconii a goilnt cionc iern w\hirller twv4wy-five t.hiousandl dollars of it capital stock is paid in, and no st;k'k shall be issued until fully paid for, and when issued shall bl fully parl anid nion-ass.essabl, and may be paid for in lmoney, property or lair done for the corporation, and thi valuation placed by the board of di rectors on property, or labor done, shall be final and conclusive. ARTICLE IV. The affairs of this corporation shall be managed and controlled by a board of directors consisting of nine stockholders, of which three shall be a quorum, to be elected at i general stockholders meeting hehl mn the first Monday in June of each year, and who shall hold their ollffic nor one year, or until their succes sors are elected and installed. Until ,he election in June 1914 the follow rng shall constitute the board of di rectors, to-wit: E. R. Mooring, who dhall be president; C. W, Hardy, who shall be vice president; J. R. Nail, who shall be secretary and treasur er, and Albert >t Keen, Joseph B. Long,oC. W. Breech, J. D. Wilkinson, I. P. French and W. F. Shaw. The board of directors shall have power Ind authority to make such rules, -egulations and by-laws as to them eemr best, and same to change or lter at pleasure, and with power to employ and discharge at will any clerks, managers or other employes is may be needed in the administra ion of the company. Any vacancy occurring in said board shall ',e filled by the remaining directors Mlecting a stockholder to fill the un expired term. ARTICLE V. The charter may be amended, al tered, or this corporation may be iissolved on a vote of three-fourths of the stock voted at a meeting called for that purpose, in the pman ner required by law, and at all stockholders meetings each share of stock shall be entitled to one vote to be cast by its owner in person, or by written proxy; provided that nothing herein shall prevent said stockholders-by unanimous consent waiving such notice and holding a meeting without any notice at all, except as otherwise provided, by law. Whenever this corporation is dis solved by limitation or otherwise its affairs shall be settled and liquidat ed by two liquidators elected for that purpose, who shall give such bond and perform such duties as may be prescribed by the stockhold ers electing them. ARTICLE VI. No stockholder of this corporation shall ever he held liable for the con tracts or faults thereof in any other sum than the unpaid balance due on his stock, nor shall any mere infor mality have the effect of rendering this charter null or exposing any stockholder to any greater loss than the value of his stock. Done and signed on this the 14th lay of June 1913, in presence of the attesting witnesses, and after the name of each stockholder is stated the number of shares of stock sub scribed for by him, which shall con stitute a subscription list to the capital stock of this corporation. ALBERT M. KEEN. W. F. SHAW. J. P. FRENCH. J.. R. NAIL. JOS. B. LONG. C. W. BREECH. E. R. MOORING CHARLES W. HIAIDlY. Attest: J. D. WILKINSON. B. BUCKLEY. T. ALEXANDER. ALBERT L. ALEXANDER, Notary Public. Having examined the foregoing charter and act of incorporation and finding nothing therein contrary to law, I hereby approve the same. Given under my hand officially on this 14th day of June 1913. W. A. MABRY, District Attorney. Endorsed: Filed and recorded June 14, -1913. S. O. WILLIAMS, Deputy Clerk and ex-Oflicio Deputy Recorder. State of Louisiana, Parish of Cad do: I hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of the original act as the saime now appears on file and of record in my office. Given under my hand and seal of office this 14th day of June 1913. r. 0. WILLIAMS, Deputy Clerk and! ix-Officio Deptvy Recorder. June 15. Bids Invited. Bids are her~by invited for fur nishing medicine and prIrscriptions at jail and Parish Farm; also bids for coffins andl transportation for paupers for the ensuing year. Bidsl to be opened at Police Jury meeting July 10, 1913, the jury reserving the right to reject any and all bids. WILLIAM WINTER, President Pro Tem. A. L. DURINGEB,L . rk.