American Industrial Conditions and Competition: Reports of the Commissioners Appointed by the British Iron Trade Association, to Enquire Into the Iron, Steel, and Allied Industries of the United States

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1902 - Iron industry and trade - 590 pages
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Page 550 - case of any vacancy in the directors of any class through death, resignation, disqualification, or other cause, the remaining directors, by affirmative vote of a majority thereof, may elect a successor to hold office for the unexpired portion of the term of the director whose place shall be vacant, and until the election of his successor. Such
Page 542 - Amended Certificate of Incorporation of United States Steel Corporation. We, the undersigned, in order to form a corporation for the purposes hereinafter stated, under and pursuant to the provisions of the Act of the Legislature of the State of New Jersey, entitled, " An Act concerning Corporations (revision of 1896)," and the Acts amendatory thereof and supplemental thereto, do hereby certify as follows:
Page 429 - sensible trade arrangements, which will not interrupt our home production, we shall extend the outlets for our increasing surplus. A system which provides a mutual exchange of commodities is manifestly essential to the
Page 550 - elected for a term of three years. At each annual election the successors to the directors of the class whose terms shall expire in that year shall be elected to hold office for the term of three years, so that the term of office of one class of directors shall expire in each year. The number of directors shall be
Page 547 - the persons named in and who executed the foregoing certificate; and I having first made known to them and to each of them the contents thereof, they did each acknowledge that they signed, sealed, and delivered the same as their
Page 549 - constitute a quorum, .shall attend. At any such adjourned meeting at which a quorum shall be present any business may be transacted which might have been transacted at the meeting as
Page 549 - each meeting of the stockholders every stockholder shall be entitled to vote in person, or by proxy appointed by instrument in writing, subscribed by such stockholder or by his duly authorised attorney, and delivered to the inspectors at the meeting ; and he shall have
Page 551 - which is represented in person or by proxy at such meeting (provided that a lawful quorum of stockholders be there represented in person or by proxy) shall be as valid and as binding upon the corporation and upon all the stockholders as though it had been approved or ratified by every stockholder of the corporation.
Page 437 - The above principles being absolutely essential to the successful conduct of our business, they are not subject to arbitration. " In case of disagreement concerning matters not covered by the foregoing declaration, we advise our members to meet their employés either individually or collectively, and endeavour to adjust the difficulty on a fair and equitable basis.

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