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THE MOHAVE COUNTY MINER AND OUR MINERAL WEALTH, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 1918. LEGAL ADVERTISING CEBTXFXCATS OF XBOOBFOBATXOV or THE XXAXNOXS EXPLOBATIOJT COMPANY. First: The name of this corporation is The Illinois Exploration Company. Second: The location of its principal office in the State of Delaware is to be In the City of Wilmington, County of New Castle. The name of Its agent therein and in charge thereof, and upon whom legal process against this corpor ation may be sered, is Corporation Trust Company of America, duPont Building, No. 7 West Tenth Street, in said City of Wilmington. Third: The nature of the business and the objects and purposes for which, and for any of which, this corporation is formed are to do any or all of the things herein set forth as fully and to the same extent as natural persons might or could do and in any part of the world, viz: . (a) To carry on th business of mining milling, concentrating, locating, convert ing, smelting, reducing, treating, pre paring for market, manufacturing, buy ing, selling, exchanging and otherwise producing and dealing in gold, silver, copper, nickel lead, zinc, brass, iron, steel, coal, ores, metals metallic com pounds, stone, gravel, oil and minerals of all kinds and all or any products or by products thereof. (b) To acquire, own, lease, occupy, ex plore, prospect, locate, patent, use and develop any lands, mines, i v mineral Tights options concessions or claims con taining ores, minerals, metals, coal, iron, maganese, stone, gravel, gas or oil, and any wood lands, and to mine or other wise extract or remove ores, minerals, metals, coal, iron, manganese, stone, cravel, oil, gas or timber therefrom; and to take own, hold, deal in, mortgage, and to lease, sell, exchange, transfer or In any manner whatever dispose of any such lands, mines, mineral rights, op tions or claims, within or without the state of Delaware. (c) To buy, sell, export, import or otherwise to deal and traffic in, Iron, steel, copper, manganese ores, minerals, metals, stone, gravel, coal oil, coke, wood, lumber and other materials and any of the products or byproducts there of, and any articles consisting, or partly consisting, thereof. ' (d) To construct, acquire, own, lease, operate, carry out, maintain, improve, equip, manage, control or superintend any roads, ways, private railways, pri vate tramways, either aerial or other wise, telegraph and telephone lines, bridges, viaducts, water courses, flumes, aqueducts, reservoirs, canals, and other water ways, wharves, piers, docks, slips, bulkheads, furnaoes, mills, foundries, crushing, concentrating and smelting works, hydraulic works, pipe lines, gas . wells, oil wells, factories, dwelling houses, stores, warehouses, buildings, plants, works,' elevators, machinery, en gines, cars and other equipment; to pur; chase vessels or other means of trans portation, and equip and operate the same as required for. the uses and pur poses of this corporation, i ia To hiillil. construct, develop, im prove, acquire-; maintain, operate, hold,, own and lease plants anu wuim u mo manufacture, acquiring, generating, ac cumulation, and distribution of electric ity, gas and steam, and plants and works of any otner cnaracier anupicu iu y" duce light heat and power In any form, UUCe Ubl". Crtt W1U i.w . J nrt to build, construct, develop. Improve, acquire, hold, own, lease, maintain and operate waterworks, transmission lines, electrical works, electric and power-producing machinery, apparatus, ap pliances and equipment of every kind and character. m To purchase, acquire, and lease, and to sell, lease and dispose of water, water rights, water records, power priv ileges and appropriations for power, light, mining, milling. Irrigation, agri cultural, domestic or any other use or purpose. (K) TO Investigate, develop, coilsum ate, undertake and carry on any enter prise, business, transaction or operation commonly carried on or undertaken bv capitalists, financiers, contractors, trust companies, syndicates, merchants, com mission men, or agents to acquire the good, will rights and property, and un dertake the whole or any part of the assets aVid liabilities of any person, firm Association or corporation, and to pay for the same In cash, stock, bonds' or notes of this corporation, or otherwise; and generally as principal or agent to Institute, enter into, carry on, asatst, pro mote and participate ib financial, com mercial, mercantile and other business, works,, contracts, undertakings and op erations. (h) To hold in trust, Issue on com mission, make advances upon or sell, lease, license, transfer, organize, reor ganize, Incorporate or dispose of any of the undertakings or resulting Invest ments .aforesaid, or the stock or sec urities thereof, and to act as agent, trustee or depositary for any of the above or like purposes, or any purpose herein mentioned. " (1) To obtain the grant of, purchase, lease, or otherwise acquire any conces sions, rights, options, patents, privileges, lands, rights of way, sites, properties, undertakings or businesses or any right, option or contract in relation thereto, and to perform, carry out and fulfill the terms and conditions thereof, and to car ry the same Into effect, and to develop, maintain, lease, sell, transfer, dispose of and otherwise deal with the same. (J) To manufacture, buy, sell and gen erally deal In goods, wares, merchandise, property and commodities of any and every class and description, and all ar ticles used or useful in connection there with. Insofar as may be permitted by the laws of the State of Deleware. (k) To subscribe for, or cause to be subscribed for, buy, own, hold, purchase, receive or otherwise acquire, and to sell, negotiate, guarantee, assign, deal in, ex change, transfer, mortgage, pledge or otherwise dispose of, shares of the cap ital stock, scrip, bonds, coupons, mort gages, debentures, debenture stock, sec urities, notes and evidences of Indebted ness, Issued or created by other corpora tions, Joint stock companies or associa tions, whether public, private or munic ipal, or any corporate body, and while owner thereof to posses and to exercise in respect thereof, all the rights, powers and privileges of ownership, Including the right to vote thereon; to guarantee the payment of dividends on any shares of the capital of any of the corporations, Joint stock companies or associations in which this corporation has or may have an interest and to become surety In re spect of, endorse or otherwise guniaiitee the payment of the principal or interest of any scrip, bonds, coupons, mort gages, debentures, securities, notes or evidences of indebtedness issued or created by any such corporations, joint stock companies or assocla- tlons: to become surety for" or guarantee the carrying out and perfor mance of any and all contracts, leases and other obligations of every kiad of any such corporation Joint stock coin panyorassoclatlon, any of whose shares, bonds, securities or evidences of Indebt edness are held by or for this corpora tion, and to do any acts or things de signed to protect, preserve, improve or enhance the value of any such shares, bonds, securities or evidences of indebt edness. (1) To purchase, apply for, obtain, or otherwise acquire, any and all letters patent, licenses, patent rights, patented process and slmlllar rights granted by the United States or any other govern ment or country, or any Interest there in, or any inventions which may seem capable of being used for or in connec tion with any of the objects or purposes of this corporation, and to use, exercise, develop, sell, lease, grant licenses In re spect to, or other interests In the same, and otherwise turn the same to account, and to carry on any business, manufac turing or otherwise, which may be deem ed to directly or Indirectly effectuate these objects, or any of them. (m) To secure, acquire, apply for, reg ister, hold, own or otherwise dispose of any and all copyrights, trade-marks, trade names and other trade rights. (n) To organize, or cause to be organ ized, under the laws of the State of Del aware, or of any other state, territory or LEGAL ADVERTISING country, or the District of Columbia, a corporation or corporation, for the pur pose of accomplishing any of the objects for which this corporation is organized, or for any other purpose or purposes, and to dissolve, wind up, liquidate, merge or consolidate any such corpora tion or corporations. (o) To borrow money for the purposes of this corporation, and to issue bonds, debentures, notes and other obligations, and to secure the same by pledge or mortgage of the whole, or any part of the property of this corporation, either real or personal, or to issue bonds, notes, debentures, or other obligations, without any such security. (p) To issue shares of stock, deben tures, debenture stock, bonds, notes ,nnd other obligations for cash, or property, or in exchange for the stock, bvnds, notes, or securities of any person, Ilrm or corporation. (q) To enter into, make, perform and carry out contracts of every kind for any lawful purpose, without limit as to am ount, with any person, firm, associativa or corporation. (r) To draw, make, accept, endorse, discount, execute and issue promissory notes, bills of exchange, warrants and other negotiable or transferable instru ments. (s) To purchase and acquire shares of the capital stock, bonds and other obli gations of this corporation, from time to time, to such extent, and In, such manner and upon such terras as Its Board of Directors shall determine, and from time to time to accept any such shares, bonds and obligations as secur ity for, or In payment on account, or in satisfaction of, any claim or demand of this corporation, and to reissue the same from time to time. (t) To have one or more offices, to carry on any or all of Its operations and business, and without restriction or limit as to amount, to purchase, lease, or otherwise acquire, hold, and own, and to mortgage, sell, convey, lease or other wise dispose of, real and personal prop erty, at every class and description, in any of the states or territories of the United States and in the District of Col umbia, and in any and all foreign coun tries, subject to the laws of such state, district, territory or country. (u) To do any and all things herein set forth; and In addition such other acts as are lricldent or conductive to the at tainment of the purposes of this corpora tion, or any of them, to the same extent as natural persons lawfully might or could do In any part of the world Insofar as such acts are not Inconsistent with the provisions of the laws of the Stale of Delaware. ' The foregoing clauses shall be con strued, both as objects and powers, and it Is hereby expressly provided that the foregoing enumeration of specific pow ers shall not be held to limit or restr'ct In any manner the powers of this cor poration, and are In furtherance of, and in addition to, and not Jn limitation of the general powers con ferred by the laws of the State of Del aware. It Is. the Intention that the purposes and powers specified In this subdivision Third hereof shall, except as otherwise epressly provided, in no wise hi limit ed or restricted by reference to or In feience from the terms of any other clause or paragraph of this certificate. land that each or the purposes and pow -,... Lnan ftel in thto .nUtitl.Inn Thin ers specified In this subdivision Third hereof, shall be regarded as independent purposes and powers. Fourth: The, amount of the total au thorized capital stock of this corporation Is Twenty-one Thousand Dollars ($21, 000) divided Into two hundred ten (2Jrt) snares or the par value of One Hundicd Dollars ($100.) each. The amount of capital stock with which this corpora tion will commence business is Twentv five Hundred Dollars ($2500.) divided into twenty-five (25) shares ot the pjr value of One Hundred. Dollars ($10'j j each. Fifth: The names and places of resi dence of each of the original subsci lb ers to the capital stock are as follows: Name, Herbert E. Latter; Residence, Wil mington, Deleware; Number of shares, 19. Name, Norman I'. Coffin, Resi dence, Wilmington, Delaware; Number of shares, 3. Name, Clemen M. Egner; Residence, Elkton, Maryland; Number of shares, 3. Sixth: The existence, of this corpora tion Is to be perpetual. Seventh: The private property of the stockholders shall not be subject to. the payment of corporate debts to any ex tent whatever. Eighth: The number of directors of this corporation shall be fixed and n.ay be altered from time to time as may be provided in the by-laws. .In case of any Increase In the number of directors, the additional directors may be elected by the directors, or by the stockholders, at an annual or special meeting. Ninth: In furtherance and not in lim itation of the powers conferred by sta tute, the Board of Directors are ext res sly authorized: (a) To fix, determine and vary from time to time the amount to be main tained as surplus and the amount or amounts to be set apart as working capi tal. (b) To make, alter, amend- or repeal by-laws for this corporation without any action on the part of the stockholders. The by-laws made by the directors may be altered or repealed by the stockhold ers. (c) To designate two or more directors to constitute an executive committee, which committee shall have and exercise (except when the Board of Directors shall be In session) such powe-s and rights of the full Board of Directors in the management of the business and af fairs of this corporation as may be law fully delegated, and shall have power to authorize the seal of this corporation to be affixed to all papers which may re quite it (d) If the by-laws of this corporation shall so provide, the stockholders and directors shall have power to hold their meetings either within or without the State of Delaware, and to have one or jjiore orrlces outside of the State of Del aware, and to keep the books and records of this corporatlftn outside of the State or Delaware, and at such place or places as may from time to time be designated by the Board of Directors. (e) To authorize and cause to be ex ecuted mortgages and Hens, without lim it as to amount, upon the real and per sonal property of this comoration. (f) From time to time to determine whether and to what extent, at what time and place, and under what condi tions and regulations the accounts and books of this corporation, or any of them, shall be open to the Inspection of the stockholders; and no stockholder shall have any right to inspect any ac count or book or document of this cor poration except as conferred by statute or by the by-laws or as authorized by a resolution of the directors or stockhold ers (g) To sell, assign, transfer, convey and otherwise dispose of a part of the property, assets and effects of this cor poration less than the whole or substan tially the whole thereof, on such terms and conditions as they shall deem ad visable, without the assent of the stock holders In writing or otherwise; and al so to sell, assign, transfer .convey and otherwise dispose of the whole, or sub stantially the whole of the property, as sets, effects, franchises and good will of this corporation on such terms and con ditions as they shall deem advisable but only with the assent In writing, or pursuant to the vote, of the holders of not less than two-thirds in interest of all the stockholders of this corporation, but in any event not less than the am ount required by law. (h) All of the powers of this corpor ation, Insofar as the same lawfully may be vested by this certificate In the direc tors, are hereby conferred upon the said directors of this corporation. Tenth: In the absence of fraud, no con tract or transaction between this cor poration and any other corporation shall be affected by the fact that the direc tors of this corporation are interested In or are directors or officers of such other corporation, and any director ln- divldually may be a party to. or mar be LEGAL ADVERTISING Interested In any such contract or trans action of this corporation; and no such contract or transaction of this corpora tion witn any person or person", rum o association, shall be affected by the fact that any director of this corporation Is a party to, or interested in such contract or transaction, or in any way connected with such person or persons, firm or as sociation, provided that the interest In any su contract or tiansaction of any such dlncto? shall be fully dljclced. and that such contract or other trans action shall be authorized or ratified by the vote of a sufficient numbr cf the directors of this corporation not so in terested; and each and everv po-son who may become a director in this corpjra tlon Is hereby relieved from any liabil ity that might otherwise exist f-om thus contracting with this corpotatiDn for the benefit of himself or any firm, associa tion, or corporation In which he ma bo in any wise interested Eleventh: This corporation mav In Its by-laws make any other provt1- ons or re quirements lor tne management or con duct of the business of this corpoiation, provided tne same De not inconsistent with the provisions of this certificate, or contrary to the laws of the State of Delaware of the United States. Twelfth: Except where other nuJio Is specifically required by statute wr!tis,i notice only of any stockholders meeting, gWen as provided In the by-laws shall be lufflcient without publication or oti.- er iorm or notice. Thirteenth: Any officer ele ml .r a; pointed by the Board of Directors, or by the Executive Committee, or by the stockholders, or any member of the Executive Committee, or of any other standing committee, or any director of this corporation may be removed at any time, with or without cause. In such manner as shall be nrnvldoH in ih k. laws of this corporation. fourteenth: This corporation reserves he right to amend, alter, change or re peal any provision contained in this Cer tificate of Incorporation in the manner now or hereafter m-escrlhen hv Mni. and all rights conferred on officers, d)j ectors and stockholders herein are grant ed subject to this reservation. We, thu undersigned, being each of Co original "subscribers to the capital stoik hereinbefore named, for the purpose of forming a corporation to do business bpth within and without th? State of Delaware, and in pursuance of an. Act of the Legislature of the State of Delaware, entitled, "An Act Providing a General Corporation Law" (approved Mai en n; 1899) and the acts amenHnfnrv ,..,.. anl supplemental thereto, do make rnd file this certificate, hereby declaring and certifying that the facts herein seated are true, and do respectively agree to take the number of shares of stock here inbefore set forth, and accordingly have .?"":? ""t r hands and ,seals this eighth dav of February, 1917. " xierDert ti matter (SEAL) Norman P. Coffin (SEAL) Clement II. Egner (SEAL) IN PRESENCE OF: William J. Maloney STATE OF DELAWARE COUNTY OF NEW CASTLE BE IT REMEMBERED that on uii- eighth day of February, A. D. 1917, personally came before me William J. Maloney, a Notary Public for the State of Delaware, fierbert E. Latter, Norman P. Coffin and Clement M Egner, all the parties to the foregoing certificate of in coiporation, known to me personally to be such, and I having first made known tv,om nnd to each of them, the con tents of said certificate, they did sever ally acknowledge that they signed, seal ed and delivered said certificate as their several voluntary act, and that the facts therein stated are truly sei wrui. GIVEN under my hand and seal of office the day and year aforesaid William J. Maloney, Notary Public. County of New Castle, x State of Delaware. WILLIAM J. MALONEY Notary Public ' Appointed February 25, 1915 v... For Four Years DELAWARE STATE OF DELAWARE Office of Secretary of State. I, Everett C. Johnson, Secretary of State of tho State of Delaware, do here by certify ihat the above and foregoing ic a trim nnn correct cony of Certificate of Incorporation of "THE ILLINOIS EX PLORATION COMAIs," as receivcu and filed in this office the ninth day of February, A. D 1917 .at 9 o'clock A. IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and official seal at Dover, this twenty-fourth day of Sep tember, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and eighteen. EVERETT C. JOHNSON Secretary of State (SEAL) CERTIFICATE OF THE ILLINOIS EXPLORATION COM PANY OF THE VOTE OF THE STOCK HOLDERS OF SAID CORPORATION UPON THE AMENDMENT TO ITS CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION MADE UNDER THE STATUTES OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE ON ITHAT BEHALF. THE ILLINOIS EXPLORATION COMPANY, a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of Delaware, hereby certifies as follows' (1) That the Board of Directors of said corporation, at a special meeting convened and held on the 11th day of January 1918, at two o'clock P. M, pro posed an amendment to Its certificate of Incorporation, and at said meeting adopted a resolution setting forth the amendment proposed, declaring Its ad visability, and calling a meeting of the stockholders of said corporation for the consideration thereof. (2) That thereafter, on the 11th day of January 1918 at the hour of three o'clock P. 51 , pursuant to such call of the Board of Directors, and upon waiv er of notice and consent signed by all of the stockholders of the corporation, in accordance with the by-laws of the corporation, a special meeting of he stockholders was held, and there were present at such meeting, in person, or by proxy, the holders of the entire Is sued and outstanding capital stock of said corporation. (3) That at said meeting a vote of the stockholders by ballot, in person, or by proxy, was taken for and against the amendment to the certificate of incor poration of said corporation, and said vote was conducted by Homer C. Chapin ana Henry K. unapin, two judges ap pointed for that purpose by said meet ing. (4) That It appears by the duplicate certificate of the said Homer C. Chapin and Henry K Chapin the said judges who were duly appointed by the meeting of the stockholders of said corporation. duly called and held on the 11th day of January 1918, at three o clock In the af ternoon, to decide upon the qualifica tions and to conduct the vote of the stockholders of the said corporation for and against the proposed amendment to the Certificate of Incorporation of said corporation, that all of the stockholders of said corporation, holding all of the shares of stock of Fald corporation, then issued and outstanding, had voted In fa vor of said amendment, (5) Attached hereto and marked "Ex hibit A" Is a true copy of said amend ment to the Certificate of Incorporation of said corporation, as the same was adopted at the stockholders' meeting aforesaid. (6) That there is also attached here to, and marked "Rxhlblt B", one of the duplioate certificates made by said Judges, of the stockholders' vote at said stockholders meeting for and against saio amenament. (7) That the persons or bodies cor- porate holding the entire capital stock oi said corporation, then Issued and out standing, consisting of two hundred ten (210) shares; voted at said stockholders' meeting. In favor of said amendment. IN WITNESS WHEREOF. THE IL LINOIS EXPLORATION COMPANY has made, under Its corporate seal and hand of Homer C. Chapin, Its president, and the hand of Luclle Chapin Robertson. Its Secretary, the foregoing certificate, and the said President and the said Secretary have hereunto severally set their hands LEGAL ADVERTISEMENTS and caused the corporate seal of the company to be hereunto affixed, this 16th day of January 1918. THE ILLINOIS EXPLORATION COMPANY By Homer C. Chapin, President. Lucile C. Robertson, Secretary. THE ILLINOIS EXPLORATION COMPANY 1917 Corporate Seal . Delaware ' EXHIBIT A The amendment to the Certificate of Incorporation of THE ILLINOIS EX PLORATION COMPANY, a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the State of Delaware, by virtue of certl- ticate of Incorporation, in conformity with the provisions of an Act of the General Assembly of the State of Del aware, entitled "An Act providing a General Corpoiation Law," approved March 10th, 1899, and the acts amenda tory thereof and supplemental thereto. Said certificate of Incorporation was ineo in tne omce oi me secretary or State of Delaware on the 9th day of February 1917, and recorded In the of fice of the Recorder of Deeds of New Castle County at Wilmington, in Certifi cate of Incorporation Record Y, Volume' 7, page 248, etc, on the 9th day or Feb ruary 1917. That section Fourth ot the Certificate of Incorporation of The Illinois Explora tion Company be amended as follows: "Fourth: Trie-amount or the total autho rized capital stock of this Corporation Is One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dol lars ($150,000.), divided into fifteen hundred (1500) shares of the par value or One Hundred Dollars ($100.) each." Exhibit B THE ILLINOIS EXPLORATION COMPANY JUDGES' CERTIFICATE LUCILE CHAPIN ROBERTSON, SEC RETARY. THE ILLINOIS EXPLOR ATION COMPANY: We, the undersigned, do hereby certify that at a meeting of the holders of the capital stock of said THE ILLINOIS EXtLUKATlUN COMPANY, neia on tne 11th dav of January 1918. at the hour of three a'clock In the afternoon, called toN consider the resolution of the Board of Directors of said company, which was adopted on the 11th day of January 1918, at a meeting held at two o'clock P. M. of that day. and declared the ad visability of a proposed amendment to oecuun r ounn ot tne ceruiicaie oi Incorporation of said company, a true copy of which amendment is hereto at tached and marked "Exhibit A", we were appointed by said stockholders' meeting 'judges, for the purpose of conducting, counting and ascertaining the vote of the said Stockholders of said company for ana against the said proposed amend ment; that at said stockholders' meeting a v ote of said stockholders by ballot, In person, or by proxy, was duly taken, for and against the said proposed amend-J ment, which said vote was conducted by the subscribers, being the two Judges appointed as aforesaid, for that purpose. by the said Stockholders' meeting; that, in our office as said judges, we decided upon tne qualifications or the stock holders voting at said meeting for or against tho said proposed amendment. ana when said vote was completed, we did count and ascertain the number of qualified shares voted respectively for and against said proposed amendment, ana declared tnat all of the Stockhold ers of said corporation, had voted for said , proposed amendment, tho said Stockholders so voting, holding two hundred ten (210) shares of the capital stock of said corporation, being all of the shares of stock "Of said corporation then Issued and outstanding,,and that no shares of stock of said corporation weie voted against said amendment. , IN WITNESS WHEREOF we have made out the foregoing certificate ac cordingly In duplicate and subscribed our names thereto, and delivered the same to the Secietary of said Company. Homer C. Chapin Henry K. Chapin .,.1 wwi.m. Judges. EXHIBIT A The amendment to the Certificate of Incorporation of THE ILLINOIS EX PLORATION COMPANY, a corporation organized and existing under the ,aws of the State of Delaware, by virtue of certificate of Incorporation, In conform ity with the provisions of an Act 6f the General Assembly of the State of Dela ware .entitled "An Act providing a Genr eral Corporation Law," approved March 10th, 1899, and the acts amendatory thereof and supplemental thereto. Said Certificate of Incorporation was filed in the office of the Secretary of State of Delaware on the 9th day of February 1917, and recorded in ttfe of fice of the Recorder of Deeds of N'ew Castle County at Wilmington, In Cer tificate 'Of Incorporation Record Y, Vol ume 7, page 248, etc., on the 9th day of February 1917. That Section Fourth of the Certifi cate of Incorporation of the Illinois Lx ploratlon Company be amended ai fol lows. "Fourth: The amount of the total auth orized capital stock of this corporation is One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dol lars ($150 000.), divided Into fifteen hundred (1500) shares of the par val ue of One Hundred Dollars ($100.) each " STATE OF ILLINOIS COUNTY OF COOK BE IT REMEMBERED that on the 16th day of January 191S, 1 Sarah E. Sutcliffe a Notary Public, In and for the County and State aforesaid, do here by certify that HOMER O. CHAPIN, President of THE ILLINOIS EXPLOR ATION COMPANY, personally known to me to be such, duly executed the forego ing certificate with "Exhibit A" and"Ex hibit B" thereto attached, before me, end the said Homer C. Chapin, p-esluent a aforesaid, duly acknowledged before me, that the signatures of said president and the said secretary of said corporation, to said certificate appended, are in the handwriting of the president and secre tary of said The Illinois Exploration Company, respectively; and th it the cor porate seal of said certificate affixed Is the common and corporate seal of said Company; and that the ame was duiy affixed by the authority of tho stock holders of said company. IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have here unto set my hand and the seal of office, the day and year aforesaid Sarah E Sutcliffe, Notary Public, Cook County, Illinois. Sarah E. Sutcliffe, Notary Public, Cook County, 111. My Commission expires February i7th, 1919 STATE OF DELAWARE I Office of Secretary of State I, ."Everett C. Johnson, Secretary of State of the State of Delaware, do here by certify that the above and foregoing Is a true and correct copy of Certifi cate of Amendment of Certificate of In corporation of "THE ILLINOIS EX PLORATION COMPANY" as received and filed In this office the twenty-first day of January, A. D 1918, at 1 o'clock P. M. IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and official seal at Dover, this twenty-fourth day of Sep tember in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and eighteen. EVERETT C. JOHNSON, Secretary of State. (SEAL ) First insertion Oct. 19 Last Insertion Nov. 23, 1918 NOTICE OF NON-ilABrLlTT FOB KABOB OB MATERIALS CT7B ZTZSHED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all persons that the undersigned. A. C. Lake, is the owner of that certain mine or mining claim, hereinafter described, with all Improvements thereon. That said mine Is now in possession of and is be ing worked and operated by A. G. Good will, pursuant to an agreement with op tion to purchase, made and executed by the undersigned in favor of said A. G. LEGAL ADVERTISING Goodwill, dated November lith, 1917; said agreement and option to be in force up to and including the 12th day of November, 1918. The undersigned is not working or operating said mine or mining claim, or any part thereof, and does not Intend to work or operate said mine or mining claim, or any part thereof, or purchase any supplies or materials therefor, dur lng the life of said agreement and op tion with said A. G. Goodwill. The name of said mine or mining claim is the FOUNTAIN HEAD patented mine situate In Wallapal mining district, li Mohave County, State of Arizona, patent froi 1 the United States for which is of record in the office of the Recorder ot Mohave County, State of Arizona, in Book 16 of Deeds, Page 524, to which reference is hereby made for a more par ticular description. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the said A. C. Lake has hereunto set his hand this twenty-second day of November, 1917. A.C. LAKE. MINE WARNING NOTICE. To Whom It Kay Concern t Notice 1 hereby given that the Emerson. Emerson Fraction. Hamblln. Arasta, 97, and the Hobson lode mining claims, situated In Wallapal mining district, near the town of Chloride, Mohave County, Arizona, together with the appurtenances thereunto belonging, are under lease and bend to partita working the tame, and that neither the mlnu nor the machinery and building thereon, nor the owner thereof, will be responsible for any labor ot debt contracted, nor injuries sustained by ant employer or employe In working aald proper ties; and that no employer or employe I the agent of the owner for any purpose, and that all operative! engage In such terries at their own risk, and that no debt or claim of debt It valid againtt aald mining property or iU owner. HENBV SCHAEFER. APPLICATION FOR U. S. PATENT Survey No. J451 Serial No. 040026 Department of the Interior ' United States Land Office, Phoenix, Arizona, , September 19, 1918. t Notice is hereby given that James Franklin Kent and Samuel E. Yount, by Anson H. Smith, their attorney-in-fact, whose post of fice address is Kingman, Arizona, have made application for patent to the SKYSCRAPER Lode, Survey No. 3451, situate In Wallapal Mining District, County of Mohave, State of Arizona, In Section 32, T. 23 N., R. 17 W., unapproved survey, described as follows: Beginning at Cor. Nn. 1, whence northeast corner of Section 5, T. 22 N , R. 17 W., bears S. 26 dees. 10 mins. 20 sees. E. 944.11 ft. Thence Sj 50 dees. 37 mins. W. 600 ft. to Cor. No. 2. Thence N. 39 degs. 23 mins. W. 1600ft. to Cor. No. 8. whence Cor. No. 4, Survey No. 1900, Silver Monster Lode, bears S. 77 degs. 10 mins. W. 140.45 It. Thence N. 50 dees. 37 mins. E. 600 ft. to Cor. No. 4. ThencS S. 39 degs. 23 mins. E. 1600 ft. to Cor. No. 1 the place of begin ning. Containing an area of 20.661 acres. There are no adjoining claim as shown by the survey thereof. The location notice is re corded in the mining records of Mohave Coun ty in Book EE page 635. J. L. IRVIN Register. First insertion 9-28-18; last 11-30-lS-up. MINE WARNEtel NOTICE To Whom It May Concern: Notice Is hereby given that the Sunshine Sunshine No. 2. the Hackberry No. 2, No. 3 No. 4, the Protection and Homc'ead lod mining claims and Sunshine miilslte, bulldlngr and machinery thereon situated, in Peacocl mining district, Mohave county, Arizona, are under bond and lease and that said mining claims, miilslte, buildings, nor the machinery thereon, nor the undersigned owner thereof, will be liable or responsible for any labor ox debt contracted nor Injuries sustained by any employer or employe In working said prop erty, and that no employer or employe Is the agent of the owner for any purpose and thai all operatives engage in such service at theit own risk, and no debt or claim of debt It valid ,agalnst said mining property or Ita owner. W. B. RIDENOUR First Insertion March 18. 1916. NOTICE TO HOLD Prospectors and claim holders are are notified that it is necessary to file Notice of Intention to Hold for 1918 the same as 1917. They are re quested to file said notice 'as early as convenient to avoid the rush at the end of the year. This notice must be filed before January 1, ,1919. Notice blanks may be had upon ap plication at this office. I. R. BARTHOLEMEW County Recorder. NOTICE OF BOK-UABIXXTY FOB I.ABOB OB MATZBXA FtTBHZSXBS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all ersons that the undersigned, Sabbath Bell Consolidated Mines Company, a orporation, the owner ot the Sabba, Jell and 'the Hurrah Fraction mines or lining claims hereinafter described with II the Improvements thereon. That said mines or mining claims are ow or shortly will be in the possession f and worked and operated by B. T. llckman, of Los Angeles, pursuant to a ease and option made anl executed by he undersigned in favor of the said B. . Hickman, dated June 13, 1918; said ptlon to be in force from the 13th day f June, 1918, up to and Including the 3th day of December, 1919. The undersigned Is not woiking or op ratlng said mines or mining claims, or ny part thereof, and does not intend to vork or operate said mines or mining laims, or any part thereof, or to pur hase supplies or materials therefor dur ng the life of said lease and option con ract with said B T. Hickman; and the nderslgned will not be responsible for ny debts of said B. T. Hickman operat ng or working said mines or mining laims under said lease and option con ract. The names of said mines or mining laims are: Sabbath Bell and Hurrah 'raction, all situate, lying and being in Wallapal Mining District in Mohave :ounty, in the State of Arizona, the lo ation notices of said mines or mining laims being duly recorded in the Mining lecords in the office of the County Re order of said Mohave County, State of Vrlzona, as follows: Sabbath Bell mining claim In book 'i J" at page 203. Hurrah Fraction mining claim in book TT" at page 102, to which books and ages reference Is hereby made for a nore particular description of said mines r mining claims. Subscribed by SABBATH BELL CON OLIDATED MINES COMPANY this 3ih day of June, 1918. SABBATH BELL CONSOLIDATED MINES COMPANY By EDWARD J. HOOVER By EDWARD J. HOOVER, Its President. Miner Want Ads Bring Results. Try. Miner Want Ads Bring Results. Try. LEGAL ADVERTISING unrs wabxxitq Bonos TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN; NOTICE is hereby given that the COPPER MAID. COPPER PRINCE. LUCKY COPPER QUEEN, COPPER BOY and PRIDE OF DELUGE Mines, situated In the Cedar Valley Min ing Dlctrict of Mohave County, state of Arizona, are under lease and bond to parties working same, and that neither the mines nor the owner thereof will be responsible for any labor or debt contracted, nor injuries sustained by any Employer or Employe in working said property; and that no Employer or Employe Is the agent ot the owner for any purpose, and that al operatives engage in such service at their own risk, and that no debt el claim of debt is valla against said min ing property or Its owner. J. F. MILLER, First Publication July27-tf MINE WARNING NOTICE TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Notice it hereby given that the Six Prong No. 1, Six Prong No. 2, Gopher and Bing min ing claims, situate In the Maynard Mining District of Mohave County, State of Arizona, are under lease and bond to parties working same, and that neither the mine nor the own ers thereof will be responsible for any labor or debt contracted, nor Injuries sustained by any employer or employe In working said property; and that no employer or employe it the agent of the Owners for any purpose, and that all th operatives engage In such service at their own risk, and that no debt or claim of debt It valid against said mining property or Its owners. Dated February 28, 1918. , , . THOMAS SICKLES. First insertion March 2. iai8-2m-pd. NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS Notice is hereby given that the tax roll for th,e year 1918 is now in my possession, for the collection of taxes, levied thereon. Taxes are 'payable at the office of the County Treasurer and Tax Col lector, located in the Court House, in Kingman, Ariz., between the hours of 9 o'clock a. m. and 5 o'clock p. m. One-half of the taxes on all person al property secured by real property,, and one-half of the taxes all on real property will be due and payable on the FIRST MONDAY IN SEPTEM BER and will be delinquent on the FIRST MONDAY IN NOVEMBER next threafter, at 5 o'clock p. m and unless paid prior thereto four per cent will be added thereto as penalty, and interest from the time of delinquency until paid. That the remaining one-half of the taxes on all personal property secured by real property, and one-half the taxes on real property will be due and payable on and after the FIRST MONDAY IN MARCH next, and will be delinquent on the FIRST MONDAY IN MAY next, thereafter, at 5 o'clock p. m unless paid prior thereto, four per cent will be added thereto as pen alty and interest from the time of the delinquency at the rate of ten per cent per annum until paid. All taxes may be paid at the time the first install ment, as herein provided, is due and payable. School poll tax and road tax must be paid with the first installment of property tax, unless exempt by law and in possession of a receipt show ing the tax has been paid. REVENUE LAWS OF ARIZONA Par. 4917. Not earlier than sixty days nor later than six months after such taxes become delinquent, suit shall be filed by the County Treasurer, as ex-Officio Tax Collector, to en force payment of such delinquent tax es in the Superior Court of the County where taxes are due, which same Court shall have jurisdiction, without regard to the amount sued for, to en force the lein of the State. It shall be the duty of the County Attorney, or his assistant, in each County J' to prepare all pleadings, papers, and notices in all suits for the collection of delinquent taxes, and to prosecute the same to final determination and he shall receive no compensation there for other than his official salary. It shall be the duty of the County Treas urer, when suit shall have been com menced against any tract of land or town lot in said "back tax book" to note opposite said tract of land or town lot, such fact, also against whom suit has been commenced. Given under my hand and seal of this office, Sept. 13, 1918. I. N. HART County Treasurer and Tax Collector. First insertion Sept. 14. MINE WARNING NOTICE TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Notice Is hereby given that the George Washington, Thermos, Nvonday, Missing Link, Bill Taft and Cornish Boy mining claims, situated In the Wal lapal Mining District, Mohave County, Ari zona, are under lease and bond to W. G. Page, who is working the same, and that neither the mines nor the owner thereof will be respon sible for any labor or debt contracted, nor injuries sustained by any employer or em ploye In working said property: and that no employer or employe Is the agent of the own ers for any purpose, and that all operatives engage in such service at their'own risk, andi tbSt no debt or claim or debt is valid against said mining claim or their owners. JOE MOYLE, FRED MOYLE, Dated Mineral Park, Arizona, July 18, 1918. First insertion. July 20. 1918. MINE WARNING NOTICE To Whom It May Concern: Notice is hereby given that the Schuylkill mine as recorded in book 4 of deeds, at page 652, et seq and the Schuylkill mill site as recorded in book 12 of deeds, at page 752 et seq. ; the Schenectady mining claim as re corded in book 'if of deeds at page 647 et seq., and the Silver Hill group of mining claims, consisting of the Sonoma, Valley View and Silver Bell mining claims, and the Silver Bell mill site claim, as recorded in book 14 of deeds, at pages 263 to 268, inclusive, records of Mohave County, Arizona, to which records reference Is hereby made for a more complete description of said property, are being worked under lease and option, and that neither tbs said mines, mining claims or mill site or buildings, machinery. Implements, fixtures oi Improvements made or to be made thereon or therein, or any property of the Southwestern Mining and Reduction company, or the stock holders thereof, will ie liable or responsible for any labor, material or debt contracted or Injuries sustained by any employer or employe In worsing or improving said properties: and that no employer or employe Is the agent of the owner for any purpose, and that all oper atives engage in such services at their own risk, and that no debt or claim of debt It valid against said mines, mining claims or property or the owners thereof. THE SOUTHWESTERN MINING & RE DUCTION COMPANY. Bj) GEO. W. THEISS, See'y. Witness: FRED W. THEISS. First Insertion June 29. 1916. American troops in France have contributed $40,000 to the support of adopted war orphans.