BIGGER LOUTIT, Limited
Vancouver, British Columbia
CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION
“ Companies Act, 1921.”
Canada: Province of British Columbia
I HEREBY CERTIFY that “ Bigger Loutit, Limited,” has this day been incorporated under the “ Companies Act, 1921,” as a Limited Company.
The capital of the Company is twenty-five thousand dollars, divided into two hundred and fifty shares. The registered office of the Company is situate at Vancouver, in the Province of British Columbia.
Given under my hand and seal of office at Victoria, Province of British Columbia, this sixteenth day of September, one thousand nine hundred and twenty-one.
H. G. GARRETT,
Registrar of Joint-stock Companies.
The objects for which the Company has been
incorporated are :
(a.) To purchase or otherwise acquire and take over as a going concern and manage, operate, or otherwise deal with or dispose of the general retail and manufacturing jewellery business now carried on by Jonathan Webster Cornett in the City of Vancouver, in the Province of British Columbia, together with the goodwill, stock-in-trade, plant, machinery, fixtures, and effects, and all others the real and personal property and assets of the said business, and to assume all the liabilities and obligations thereof, and to pay for the same in cash or in fully paid-up shares of the Company or partly in cash and partly in fully paid up shares of the Company :
(b.) To carry on the business of wholesale and retail jewellers (manufacturing or otherwise), merchants in diamonds and other stones (precious or otherwise), watchmakers and repairers, silversmiths and opticians in all its branches, and dealers in and manufacturers of any article or tiling which may be dealt in or manufactured by any person or company carrying on any business similar or incidental to or connected with the foregoing or any of them, and to carry on any other business which may seem to the Company capable of being conveniently carried on in connection with the above or otherwise, or calculated, directly or indirectly, to enhance the value of or render profitable the or any of the Company’s property and rights for the time being:
(c.) To purchase, take on lease or in exchange, or otherwise acquire any real or personal property and any rights or privileges which the Company may think necessary or convenient for the purpose of its business, and to make advances in cash, goods, or other supplies to other persons, companies, or firms, and to take and to hold real and personal securities for the same:
(d.) To acquire by purchase, lease, exchange, or otherwise machinery, plant, equipment, and other personal property of every nature and description, lands, buildings, and hereditaments of any tenure or description, and any estate or interest therein and any rights in, to, or over the same or included therewith, and to use, hold, manage, operate, exchange, sell, lease, mortgage, or otherwise deal with, dispose of, or turn to account the same or any portion thereof or any interest therein as may seem expedient:
(e.) To enter into partnership or any arrangement for sharing profits, union of interests, co- operation, joint adventure, reciprocal concessions, or otherwise with any person, firm, or company carrying on or engaged in, or about to carry on or engage in, any business or transaction which this Company is authorized to carry on, or which is capable of being conducted so as, directly or in- directly, to benefit this Company ; and to lend money to, guarantee the contracts of, or otherwise assist any such person or company, or any customer, and to take or otherwise acquire securities of any such person, company, or customer, or shares or securities of such company, and to sell, hold, or reissue, with or without guarantee, or otherwise deal with, dispose of, or turn to account the same or any portion thereof:
(f. ) To amalgamate with any person or persons or any company established for objects altogether or in part similar to the objects of this Company or otherwise, and for such consideration, either in shares or debentures of the Company or cash, as the Company may think fit:
(g.) To sell, improve, manage, develop, exchange, lease, mortgage, or otherwise turn to account, deal with, or dispose of the property and rights of the Company or any part thereof, of any kind or nature whatsoever, or the undertaking of the Company or any part thereof, either to individual persons or companies, for such consideration as the Company may think fit, with power to accept shares, debentures, or securities in other companies, and (in the case of shares) either wholly or partly paid up, as consideration for the above, and to hold, sell, or otherwise dispose of such debentures and shares as may be deemed most expedient, and to guarantee the repayment thereof or the payment of interest thereon ; to promote or assist in promoting any company or companies for the purpose of taking over, acquiring, or working all or any of the property and liabilities of this Company, or for any other purposes which may seem, directly or in- directly, calculated to benefit this Company ; to undertake any liabilities of and take or otherwise acquire and hold, sell, or otherwise dispose of all or any portion of the business, property, or effects or the shares of any other company, association, firm, or person having objects altogether or in part similar to those of this Company, or possessed of property suitable for the purposes of this Company, or carrying on any business capable of being conducted so as, directly or indirectly, to benefit this Company:
(h.) To enter into any arrangement with any Governments or authorities (supreme, municipal, local, or otherwise) and other companies which may seem conducive to the Company’s objects or any of them, and to obtain from any such Governments, authorities, or companies any charters, rights, licences, franchises, privileges, and concessions which the Company may deem advisable, and to hold, use, carry out, exercise, enjoy, and comply with, and, if deemed advisable, sell, transfer, assign, mortgage, lease, or otherwise deal with or dispose of them or any of the same or any interest therein:
(i.) To apply for, purchase, lease, or otherwise acquire, use, exercise, or develop, sell, grant, grant licences in respect of, or otherwise deal with, dispose of, or turn to account any process, improvement, mechanism, or device, or any patents, brevets d’invention, licences, concessions, privileges, and the like, or any interest in the same, conferring any exclusive or non-exclusive or limited right to use or any secret or other information as to any invention which may seem capable of being used for any of the purposes of the Company, or the acquisition of which may seem calculated, directly or indirectly, to benefit this Company, and to finance inventors or alleged inventors for the purpose of enabling them to test or perfect their inventions:
( j.) To sell any patent rights or privileges belonging to the Company or which may be acquired by it or any interest in the same, and to grant
licences for the use and practice of the same or any of them, and to allow to be used or otherwise deal with or turn to account any inventions,
patents, or privileges in which the Company may be interested:
(k.) To contribute to, subsidize, or otherwise assist, aid, or take part in any operation similar to the or any of the operations capable of being
undertaken, carried on, or maintained by this Company, though undertaken, constructed, or maintained by any other person or company:
(l.) To borrow, raise, or secure payment of money, with or without powers of sale or other special conditions, in such manner or form and by
such means as the Company may think fit, and! in particular by the issue of bonds, debentures, or debenture stock, perpetual or otherwise, charged upon all or any of the Company's property or any portion thereof, both present and future, including its uncalled capital, or the acceptance, endorsement, or issuance of promissory notes and other negotiable instruments, and to mortgage and pledge any of the Company’s assets, income, or uncalled capital for the purpose of securing the same, and to make, grant, and execute mortgages, bills of sale, bonds, debentures, or other securities for the same on security of the whole or any part of the property and assets belonging to the Company, and to purchase, redeem, or pay off any such securities or indebtedness:
(m.) To pay out of the funds of the Company all expenses of or incidental to the formation, promotion, registration, incorporation, and establishment and advertising of the Company, and to remunerate any person or company for services rendered or to be rendered in procuring any profit or benefit for the Company, or placing, selling, underwriting, or otherwise dealing with or disposing of the Company’s shares, debentures, or other securities, property, or assets or any portion thereof, or assisting so to do, and to pay wages or salaries for services rendered in or about the formation of the Company or in or about the conduct of its business, either in money or by the allotment of fully paid-up shares of the Company, or partly in money and partly in fully paid-up shares of the Company :
(n.) To create, draw, make, accept, endorse, discount, execute, issue, and negotiate promissory notes, bills of exchange, bills of lading, bonds,
obligations, warrants, debentures, debenture stock, and other negotiable and transferable instruments, documents, or securities:
(o.) To procure the Company to be registered, licensed, or recognized in any Province or country of the Dominion of Canada or elsewhere:
(p.) To invest and deal with the moneys of the Company not immediately required upon such security and in, such manner as may from time to time be determined:
(q.) To distribute any of the property of the Company among its members in specie:
(r.) To do all or any of the above things in any part of the world as principals, agents, contractors, or otherwise, and by or through trustees, agents, or otherwise, and either alone or in conjunction with others : Provided that nothing in the foregoing shall authorize the Company to exercise the powers of a trust company as defined by the “ Trust Companies Act ” :
(s.) To do all such other acts, deeds, and things as the Company may deem to be necessary, incidental, instrumental, or conducive to the attainment of the or any of the Company’s objects:
(t.) It is expressly declared that the intention is that the objects set forth in the foregoing paragraphs shall be construed in the most liberal way, and shall in nowise be limited or restricted by reference to any other paragraph or by any inference drawn, from the terms of any other paragraph.
Source: The British Columbia Gazette - 29th September 1921
In the Matter of the Bigger Loutit, Limited. Take NOTICE that at an extraordinary general meeting of the shareholders of Bigger Loutit, Limited, held at the offices of the Company on the 23rd day of January, 1923, the following resolution was passed :—
“ Resolved, That in the interest of the Company it is expedient that the Company be wound up voluntarily, and that B. H. Temple be appointed
Dated this 31st day of January, 1923.
B. H. TEMPLE,
Source: The British Columbia Gazette - 8th February 1923