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1.       The corporate name of said company is Mound Bayou Mutual, Inc.

2.     The names of the Incorporators are:  B. A. Green, Mound Bayou, Miss., W. P. Kyle, Mound Bayou, Miss., R. W. Jones, Mound Bayou, Mississippi, C. M. Powell, Mound Bayou, Mississippi, P. S. Williams, Mound Bayou, Mississippi.

3.     The domicile is at Mound Bayou, Mississippi.

4.     Amount of capital stock and particulars as to class or classes thereof $5,000.00.  All common stock.

5.     Number of shares for each class and par value thereof is Five Hundred (500) shares; par value of Ten ($10.00) Dollars each.

6.     The period of existence (not to exceed fifty years) is fifty years.

7.     The purpose for which it is created:  To carry on a general mercantile business, including the operating of a drug store and filling station; to buy and sell lumber and materials and supplies used for the construction of buildings; to buy and sell cotton, to buy and sell real estate to the extent provided by law; and to conduct farming operations to the extent provided by law.


The rights and powers that may be exercised by this corporation, in addition to the foregoing, are those conferred by Chapter 24, Code of Mississippi of 1906, and House Bill No. 655, Laws of Mississippi of 1928.


8.      Number of shares of each class to be subscribed and paid for before the corporation may begin business:  250 shares of common stock with par value of $2500.00.  B. A. Green, W. P. Kyle, R. W. Jones, G. M. Powell, F. S. Williams, Incorporators



State of Mississippi, County of Bolivar


            This day personally appeared before me, the undersigned authority, B. A. Green, Incorporators of the corporation known as the Mound Bayou Mutual Inc., who acknowledged that they signed and executed the above and foregoing articles of incorporation as their act and deed on this the 15th day of February, 1930.  Fred L. Booze, Notary Public.

            Received at the office of the Secretary of State, this the 17th day of February, A. D., 1930, together with the sum of $20.00, deposited to cover the fee, and referred to the Attorney General for his opinion.  Walked Wood, Secretary of State


Jackson, Mississippi, Feb. 17, 1930


I have examined this charter of incorporation and am of the opinion that it is not violative of the Constitution and Laws of this State, or of the United States.  Geo. T. Mitchell, Attorney General by J. A. Lauderdale, Assistant Attorney General.


State of Mississippi, Executive Office, Jackson

State of Mississippi, Executive Office, Jackson


            The within and foregoing charter of incorporation of Mound Bayou Mutual, Inc. is hereby approved.


            In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Mississippi to be affixed this the 19th day of Feby. 1930.



By the Governor:  Theo. G. Bilbo

Walker Wood, Secretary of State


Recorded:  February 20th, 1930