Know All Men by These Presents That I, Barney Barnato, of the City and County of San Francisco, State of California, have made, constituted and appointed, and by these presents do make, constitute and appoint Abner Anderson, of said City, County and State, my true and lawful attorney, for me and in my name, place and stead, and for my use and benefit, to bring, institute and maintain any action at law or in equity which he or my attorneys at law may deem advisable or for my interest to be brought, instituted or maintained; to ask, demand, sue for, recover, collect and receive all sums of money, debts, dues, accounts, legacies, bequests, interests, dividends, annuities and demands whatsoever as are now or shall hereafter become due, owing, payable or belonging to me; and to have, use and take all lawful ways and means in my name or otherwise for the recovery thereof, by attachments, arrests, distress, or otherwise, and to compromise and agree for the same, and acquittances or other sufficient discharges for the same for me and in my name, to make, seal and deliver; to bargain, contract, agree for, purchase, receive and take lands, tenants, hereditaments, and accept the seisin and possession of all lands and all deeds and other assurances in the law therefor, and to lease, let, demise, bargain, sell, give options and contracts of sale in respect to, remise, convey, mortgage and hypothecate lands, tenements and hereditaments, upon such terms and conditions, and under such covenants as he shall think fit. Also, either in person or by proxy, to vote on any stock bonds or other securities belonging to me, at any meeting of stockholders or of bond or certificate holders or of creditors, however convened. Also to bargain and agree for, buy, sell, mortgage, hypothecate and in any and every way and manner deal in and with goods, wares and merchandise, choses in action, and other property in possession or in action; and to make, do and transact all and every kind of business of what nature or kind soever; and, also, for me and in my name and as my act and deed, to sign, seal, execute, deliver and acknowledge such deeds, covenants, indentures, agreements, mortgages, hypothecations, bottomries, charter parties, bills of lading, bills, bonds, notes, receipts, evidences of debt, releases and satisfaction of mortgage, judgment and other debts and proxies to vote stock or bonds, and such other instruments in writing of whatever kind or nature as may be necessary or proper in the premises.
Giving and Granting unto my said attorney full power and authority to do and perform all and every act and thing whatsoever requisite and necessary to be done in and about the premises, as fully to all intents and purposes as I might or could do if personally present, hereby ratifying and confirming all that my said Attorney shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of these presents.
In Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal the 29th day of April, A. D., one thousand nine hundred and five.
Barney Barnato. (Seal) (Acknowledgment.)