Taken from The Lamar News, 1885. The old newspapers are so fragile and sometimes hard to read, the land descriptions in the notices below may not be correct.

ď Masonic, Vernon Lodge No. 389 A. F. and A. M. Regular Communications at Lodge Hall 1st Saturday, 7 p.m. each month. T. W. Springfield, W. M. and M. W. Morton, Secretary.

Vernon Lodge No. 45, I. O. O. F. meets at Lodge Hall the 2nd and 4th Saturdays at 71/2 P. M. each month. D. W. Ward, N. G. and M. W. Morton, Secretary.

For a clean shave or shampoo, call on G. W. Benson in rear of Dr. Burns office, Vernon, Ala.

Notice for Publication Land Office, Huntsville, Ala. May 30, 1885

Notice is hereby given that the following named settler has filed notice of his intention to make proof in support of his claim and that said proof will be made before the Probate Judge of Lamar County at Vernon, Ala. on the 30th of July, 1895 viz Homestead 3065, Jethro Barnes, for the SE1/4 Sec 34 T14 R14 West. He named the following witnesses to prove his continuous residence upon, and cultivation of said land, viz: John M. Graves, Leroy Price, Rias Brown, and John Robertson all of Vernon, Lamar County, Ala. W. C. Wells, Register.

ADMRíS SALE. Within legal hours on Friday, June 26th, 1885, by order of the Probate Court of Lamar County, Alabama as administrator of the estate of W. H. Molloy, deceased. I will sell the NE 1/4 of SE 1/4 and that part of NW 1/4 of SE 1/4 lying North of the public road and that part of the NE 1/4 of SW 1/4 lying East of Yellow Creek and North of the slough which runs South of the levy all in Sec10 T15 R15. One hundred and ten acres more or less except one acre, the grave yard lying in said county and know as the Morton Mill tract, with the mills and fixture thereon as the property of said estate, at Vernon in said county, at public outcry to the highest bidder, as the law directs, reserving the vendorís lien. June 1, 1885. Thos. B. Nesmith, Admír

ADMíRS. SALE. Within legal hours on Saturday, June 27th, 1885 by order of the Probate Court of Lamar County, Alabama, as administrator of the estate of

C. C. Seaborn, deceased. I will sell the W 1/2 of SF1/4, Sec. 12, T 13, R 15, eighty acres of land lying in said county as the property of said estate, at Hugh Isbellís on said land at public outcry, to the highest bidder, on a credit of twelve months, taking note with security as the law directs and reserving the vendorís lien, June 1, 1885. Thos. B. Nesmith, Adm.

For Final Settlement. The State of Alabama, Probate Court, Lamar County, 1st day of June A. D. 1885. Estate of Landon Jackson, deceased, this day came Thos. B. Nesmith, administrator of said estate and filed his statement, accounts and vouchers for final settlement of his administration. It is ordered that the 26th day of June A. D. 1885 be appointed a day on which to make such settlement, at which time all persons interested can appear and contest the said settlement, if they think proper. Alexander Cobb, Judge of Probate of said CountyĒ.

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