Welcome to Alabama Genealogy Trails

Lamar County
Alabama
Genealogy and History

Home

line

Local Merchants

line

1875 - 1879 - VERNON PIONEER


JNO. D. MCCLUSKY, Attorney-At-Law and Solicitor in Chancery – Vernon, Alabama  - will practice in Sanford and adjoining counties in the Federal Courts and in the Supreme Court of Alabama.

EARNEST & EARNEST.  GEO. S. EARNEST     W. F. EARNEST  , Attorneys-At-Law and Solicitors in Chancery.  Birmingham and Vernon, Ala.  Will practice in the counties of this Judicial Circuit.

 W. H. DEROCHEMOMT Attorney At Law and Solicitor in Chancery.  U. S. Commissioner.  Vernon, Ala.  Will practice in the counties of the 3d Judicial Circuit and in the Federal Court of Huntsville.

 WILLIAM R. SMITH, Attorney At Law.  Tuskaloosa, Ala.  Will give prompt attention to all businesses trusted to his care.  Will practice in the Federal Courts, at Huntsville, Montgomery, and Mobile.

 ELLIOTT P. JONES, Attorney At Law, Fayette C. H., Ala.  Will practice in the Courts of Fayette, Sanford, Marion, and Walker counties.

 J. H. TERRY, Attorney At Law and Solicitor in Chancery.  Fayette C. H.  Will attend promptly to all business entrusted him in the Courts of Sanford County – Chancery Circuit and Probate – and will attend the Circuit court promptly.

 SANFORD & NESMITH.  S. B. SANFORD, Fayette, C. H. and T. B. NESMITH, Pikeville.  Attorneys At Law.  Having formed a co-partnership in the practice of law, we will practice in all the courts of Sanford County.

 MEDICAL

Dr. J. D. RUSH.  Vernon, Ala.  Office – One door east of BURNS.

 Dr. D. PERRIN, Surgeon Dentist.  Tuskaloosa, Ala.  Artificial teeth inserted from one to a full double set.  Also, fillings, sealing, extracting, etc, done in the best style.  All operations warranted to give perfect satisfaction.  Office, on Main Street one door east of the Atlanta Store.

 ANDREW MUNROE  (picture of a boot) maker.  Vernon, Sanford Co., Ala.  Will be always on hand to fill orders for boots or shoes.  Repairing done in good style on short notice.  Terms – Strictly CASH on delivery of work.  Works on no other terms.

 COLUMBUS CARDS

W. F. HAMILTON of Sanford County, Alabama with NATHAN BROTHERS, importers and wholesale dealers in Wines, Liquors, Cigars, Tobacco and Pipes.  82 Main Street.  Columbus, Mississippi.

 Columbus, Miss.  Jan’y 1, 1875.  Mr. W. B. HARRIS, having purchased – in the Hardware business of Winston & Co., of Columbus, Miss, the business will be conducted in the future under the firm name and style of WINSTON & HARRIS, No. 58 Market Street.  We are now prepared to do a Wholesale and Retail business in the Hardware line having in stock a full assortment of Hardware from the lowest to the highest grades.  We pay cash for all goods we buy, and hence can afford to sell at much cheaper rates than those who buy on time.  We cordially invite merchants and others who desire to buy hardware of any grade at  (torn) to call and examine our stock (torn).  We are also prepared (torn) Blinds, Sash (torn) and every variety of furnishing material for building purposes in wholesale or retail lots at the lowest cash prices.  Send for our price list.  Winston & Harris.  No. 58 Market Street.

 CADY’S HORSE MANSION is the place to hire good teams and hacks and to have your horses fed when you go to the city.  Give him a call.  W. CADY  Columbus, Miss.

 LOWNES COUNTY GRANGE AGENCY.  73 Main Street, Columbus, Miss.  In Hatch’s Building.  Save money by buying for Cash!  J. H. SHARP

 ECLIPSE LIVERY STABLE – No. 100 Main Street.  Columbus, Miss.  The undersigned having purchased the entire stock of the Eclipse Stable is now prepared to accommodate all who may call on him.  The stable, lots and stalls are in splendid order, and kept clean and neat.  Special preparations made for drovers.  Also, carriages, buggies, hacks, wagons, and saddles.  Horses kept constantly on hand.  Patronage solicited.   R. A. COOK, Proprietor.

 ABERDEEN CARDS

JAMES D. SHELL, (Successor to J. D. Shell & Co.).  Aberdeen, Miss.  Wholesale and retail druggists and dealers in paints, oils, dye stuffs, and liquors, and c.  Would respectfully call the attention of buyers to his full stock of everything in his line, and invites customers from a distance to call and examine his goods and prices before purchasing elsewhere.  We keep a fine stock of whiskeys of all grades, from one dollar and twenty-five cents per gallop to five dollars, and also soda, pepper, soaps, and everything usually kept in a first class drug store.  All of which, he guarantees to sell at the very lowest prices for cash.

Dr. D. PERRIN - Surgeon Dentist.  Tuskaloosa, Ala.  Artificial teeth inserted from one to a full double set.  Also, fillings, sealing, extracting, etc, done in the best style.  All operations warranted to give perfect satisfaction.  Office, on Main Street one door east of the Atlanta Store.

 ANDREW MUNROE - (picture of a boot) maker.  Vernon, Sanford Co., Ala.  Will be always on hand to fill orders for boots or shoes.  Repairing done in good style on short notice.  Terms – Strictly CASH on delivery of work.  Works on no other terms.

 ECLIPSE LIVERY STABLE - No. 100 Main Street.  Columbus, Miss.  The undersigned having purchased the entire stock of the Eclipse Stable is now prepared to accommodate all who may call on him.  The stable, lots and stalls are in splendid order, and kept clean and neat.  Special preparations made for drovers.  Also, carriages, buggies, hacks, wagons, and saddles.  Horses kept constantly on hand.  Patronage solicited.   R. A. COOK, Proprietor

 LOWNDES COUNTY GRANGE AGENCY.  73 Main Street, Columbus, Miss.  In Hatch’s Building.  Save money by buying for Cash!!  J. H. SHARP

CAPT. JNO. D. MCCLUSKY, is agent for the Pioneer, and is fully authorized to collect and receipt for all dues for subscription, advertising, &c.  CAPT. L. J. MORGAN, of Aberdeen, Miss. will receive all subscriptions and advertising matter intended for our paper from that city.  WILLIAM F. HAMILTON is our authorized agent at Columbus, Miss.

 ISAAC SANDERS’S Mill three miles south of Vernon, is constantly turning out the very best quality of Meal and Flour.  Meal and flour always on hand at the lowest market price.          Also, promptest attention given to all orders for lumber, and a good supply is kept on hand for sale.  Give us a trial.

 Call on J. B. SELLICK, (next door to DR. GUILD’S Office) when you go to Tuskaloosa if you want your watches and jewelry repaired in the very best--.  Money refunded if satisfaction--.

 Call at W. V. FUTRELL’S Hotel and Restaurant if you would receive the best accommodation and politest attention.

 If you want to gather honey,

Go to MAXWELL’S with your money.

He’s the Granger’s “Old King Bee.”

Who, while he sets your Greenbacks free,

Will do it on the Mutual plan

That stands for right – ‘twixt man and man.

And you must read, if you would thrive,

-------- for “Seventy-Five”

Every Free-Mason and Odd Fellow should belong to the “Mutual Benefit Association”.  This association has for its object the relief of the widows, orphans and heirs of deceased members.  It is the best and cheapest plan of Insurance, making as it does provision for the loved and dependent ones.  For blank application and all necessary information apply to ANDREW MUNROE.

 S. M. DAVIS, of Aberdeen, Miss.  We take pleasure in calling attention of our readers to the fact that this gentleman has recently established a Wholesale Liquor House in Aberdeen, and is fully prepared to furnish every variety of Wines, Whiskeys, Brandies, etc. known to this continent.  A visit to his house is more easily imagined than described.  When you go to Aberdeen be sure to call on DAVIS, we are ready to guarantee you good bargains and a nice time, whether you indulge or not.  Mr. Davis is thoroughly conversant with his business and knows how to act on the square.  HARRY D. is a splendid fellow.  Just try him.

 Merchants please take notice, that the largest, best selected and cheapest stock of ready made Fall and Winter Clothing ever brought to Mobile is now ready for inspection at the Mammoth Clothing house of M. P. LEVY & CO. Nos. 16, 18 and 20 North Water Street, Mobile, Ala.

 GREENWOOD SPRINGS.  The Messrs. PERKINS will open the Hotel of Greenwood Springs today, for the season, and we are very sure that we could not make a more acceptably announcement to the many sufferers from Dyspepsia, Asthmas, etc., who have in the past found by little relief save that obtained from these wonderful waters.  We have no hesitation in saying to our distant readers that the waters of Greenwood Springs afford cure or relief for almost every physical affliction, to say nothing of the rustic summer retreat offered by the Hotel to all whose rest from the labors and anxieties incident to busy life.     – Aberdeen Examiner.

 Over the Bridge to the “Old Bee Hive” T. MAXWELL is at the Old Corner – ready at all times to serve his friends and patrons.  Every variety of Staple Goods may be found in his line.  Dry goods and groceries of the best quality and at the lowest Cash prices!  Tuskaloosa, Ala.

 S. P. GOODWIN, Confectioner, Vernon, Ala.  Keeps his establishment well supplied with the best selection of candies, jellies, cakes, fruits, raisins, almonds, oysters, sardines and all kinds of canned goods.  Also the best cigars and tobacco.

 Variety.  A. MUNROE – (note:  rest of page is torn)

 G. C. BURNS – Vernon, Ala. is replenishing his Fall and Winter stock of staple dry goods, and all kinds of Family Groceries.  He will keep his supplies for up to the demands of the market.  Here the ladies may always have a variety of dress goods.  Silks, calicoes, domestic bonnets, ribbons, shoes.  Here the gentlemen may find furnishing goods in patterns or ready made of the best material.  Hats, boots, and shoe.  Here the farmer may supply himself with the implements of farming, iron, nails, axes, hoes, spades, chains, bagging, hatchets, hammers, ties and plows.  He invites customers and ---(rest is torn)

Drug Store.  W. K. KIRK     J. D. RUSH.  Dr. Kirk & Rush.  Vernon, Ala.  Have just received a fine assortment of fresh drugs, medicines, chemicals, etc.  A full line of Domestic medicines, patent pills in variety, - a full line of toilette soaps, perfumeries of all descriptions, Brushes for the hair, teeth, shaving, &c.  Stationery, fancy articles, choice chewing and smoking tobacco, cigars, pipes, &c., &c.  All of which we will sell at small profits – only for Cash.  Asafetida, Alum Allspice, Bluestone, Coperas, Cream tartar, camphor, gum, Epsom salts, dye-stuffs, inks, laudanum, paregoric, No 6 pepper, oil – of fish, spike, sassafras, turpentine – soda, sulphur, &c.  Cheap for the cash.  Call in.  Kirk & Rush.

  ALEXANDER COBB, Vernon, Ala. deals in staple dry goods and family supplies.  His stock is carefully selected and consists of all such substantial articles as the market demands.  Ladies dress goods of every variety.  Cloths and ready-made clothing for gentlemen.  Boots, shoes, hats, bonnets, gloves, stockings, laces, ribbons.  Hardware, axes, hatchets, hammers, nails, carpenters’ tools, horse-shoes, iron, &c.  Crockery & glassware, all of which he offers to sell very low for cash and ---(rest torn)

 The VERNON PIONEER – A weekly paper published at Vernon, Sanford County, Ala. by W. R. SMITH & Son. offers ----(torn) City Merchants for Advertising, &c.  This paper is devoted to the Agricultural, mechanical, mercantile, and moral interests of the country at large and to the local interests of Sanford County in particular.  Terms - $2.00 per annum, payable invariably in advance.

 TOMMIE CLEMENTS, North Port, Ala. Confectioner and dealer in all kinds of Candies, Plain and Fancy, cakes, nuts, vegetables, fruits, &c. Oysters, sardines, lobsters and every variety of canned goods.  The best cigars, smoking and chewing tobacco.  Highest CASH price paid for butter, eggs and other country produce.  Terms CASH. 

 P. C. COMBS, Vernon, Ala.  Undertaker.  Cabinet maker, and dealer of furniture, bureaus, bedsteads, etc.  sash & blinds, made to order.----

 Merchants please take notice, that the largest, best selected and cheapest stock of ready made Fall and Winter Clothing ever brought to Mobile is now ready for inspection at the Mammoth Clothing house of M. P. LEVY & CO. Nos. 16, 18 and 20 North Water Street, Mobile, Ala.

 To the Fro__ Campaign for 1875!!  R. & S. PALMER & Co. (Successors to T. L. HUDGINS) Miller Block, Tuskaloosa, and their old Stand North Port, Alabama.  Jobbers & retailers.  The largest stock in west Alabama.  Our motto:  “Always Bottom Prices for CASH!”  Our stock is now complete, embracing every variety of staple and fancy groceries.  Our specialties are Bacon, flour, tobacco, and liquors, and our stock, having been bought for cash, enables us to offer superior inducements.  Purchasers of groceries will save money by examining our stock and prices before buying.  We will not be undersold by any house in Alabama.  R.& S. PALMER & Co.  Jobbers and retailers, Tuskaloosa and North Port.

 North Port Ware House North Port, Ala.  WM. R. DODSON, Sole Proprietor.  The public is hereby advised that this ware house is entirely new and has been built out of the most substantial materials, with a view to safety as well as capacity.  The whole being surrounded with a substantial enclosure.  This House is situated on the bluff of the Warrior River Steamboat Landing, and presents the best facilities for shipping cotton.  The Proprietor will attend to the shipping of cotton free of charge!  All sorts of merchandise will be received on storage, and prompt attention given.  The wharf is in first rate condition.  Insurance may be effected on cotton, in this Ware House as cheap as at any other in Tuskaloosa.  Come on, you will find me at my post.    W. R. DODSON

 
At the ATLANTA STORE, the cheapest dry goods, hats, --, shoes, and --, Tuskaloosa, Ala.

 ANDREW MUNROE, (picture of a boot) maker.  Vernon, Sanford Co., Ala.  Will be always on hand to fill orders for boots or shoes.  Repairing done in good style on short notice.  Terms – Strictly CASH on delivery of work.  Works on no other terms.  Also keeps on hand a fine supply of saddles and bridles, which – very low for Cash.

Notice to our friends and customers in Alabama.  We are pleased to be able to inform you that we are prepared to store your cotton in our safe and commodious ware houses, and that we have every facility for your comfort and that of your teams.  With our Ware Houses at the depot we have comfortable camp-houses, with sheds and feeding troughs.  Every attention will be given our Alabama friends.  CAPT. JOE GOODMAN has charge of the yard at Bank’s old stand, and CAPT. E. C. LEECH at Hale’s Warehouse.   BANKS, HALE & CO.  Columbus, Miss.

 B. W.  TARWATER, Vernon, Ala.  (picture of boot) Made to order on short notice and reasonable terms.  Pegged or sewed work.  Fine or coarse work.  Terms – cash.

 Fruit, fruit, fruit.  Supply your orchard gardens with fruits and flowers from the Nashville Commercial Nurseries of Nashville, Tenn.  UNDERHILL, NEWSON & CO. Proprietors

  Messrs. WHITE and BRADSHAW, agents.  … Nurseries, … counties of Sanford, Pickens, Fayette, and …. counties.  Give us your order.

 L. BREWER & CO.  LEROY BREWER, THOS. DUGGAN, H. L. HOPPER, C. A. HARRIS.  Wholesale Grocers.  Dealers in Northern and western goods, retailers and dealers in domestic and imported wines and liquors, cotton factors …Agents for Orange Powder Works, Pratt’s Radiant and Castro Oil, California Gold Seal Wine….

COLUMBUS MARBLE WORKS.  Monuments, headstones and all kinds of stone work done at shortest notice.  I use the best of marble, and warrant all my work, to de done in the best manner.  I will furnish headstones, sizes and prices given below, at short notice:
6.0 by 2.0 by 0.2  $40.00
5.0 by 1.6 by 0.2  $30.00
4.0 by 1.4 by 0.2  $20.00
3.6 by 1.2 by 0.2  $15.00
3.0 by 1.0 by 0.2  $12.00
Name, birth and death engraved free.  Footstones included.  W. H. NEWLOND.  Columbus, Miss.  Oct 22, 1875.

 S. P. MORROW with MOORE, COX & LEE.  Dealers in groceries, provisions, whiskies, plantation supplies, staple dry goods, &c. No. 84 and 86 Main Street.  Columbus, Mississippi.

 JOHN SNOW, Tuskaloosa  ROBT. JEMISON, Pickens. J. SNOW & CO HARDWARE STORE. Tuskaloosa, Ala. 
10 penny nails                        per keg                    $3.75
8 penny nails                          per keg                    4.00
6 penny nails                          per keg                    4.25
Red Axes                                                                 .75
Seranton do.                                                           1.00
Collins do.                                                              1.00
Lightning Cross Cut Saws       per foot                    .75
Steel Hoes                                                                  .50
Sash                                        per pair                   1.50
8 x 10 glass                                                                .50
10 x 12 glass                                                              .60
Pad locks                                                                   .15
knob locks                                                                  .50
Sifters                                                                         .20
Whitlemore Cotton Cards                                         .50
Cartridges                                                                 .40
Lead and shot                                                         .12 ½
Paints and oils, wagon materials, &c, &c, &c. at lowest prices

WATSON BROWN takes pleasure in calling the attention of his friends in the counties of Sanford, Fayette, Walker, Marion and Pickens, that he will be constantly on hand at D. M. RICHARDS & CO., wholesale and retail dealers in Staple and fancy groceries, country produce, &c. also connected with Winston & Harris, dealers in Hardware, and Harris, Hudson, & Co, dealers in Boots, shoes and hats.  Thankful for past patronage he will again serve his friends to the best of his ability.

81 Commerce Street.  Aberdeen, Miss. C. MORAWSKI,  J.P. BEATTY, A. M. KUPFER.  C. MORAWSKI & CO. confectioners, bakers, restaurateurs, retail dealers in whines, liquors, cigars, tobacco, pipes, toys, &c.  Money saved is Money made, and we propose to save our customers money.  Aberdeen, Miss.

  J. M. MATTHENY, Aberdeen, Miss. has the best assortment of furniture south and will sell 20 per cent cheaper than you can buy south of Louisville.

J. H. ESTES, 51 Main Street.  Columbus, Miss.  Wholesale and retail grocer.  Dealer in Plantation supplies, and commission merchant.  Will be glad to see his old friends and will sell to them and the public at the lowest figures.

JOHN P. KRECKER.  Gunsmith & locksmith.  81 Main St.  Columbus, Miss.  Keys made and fitted.  Locks repaired.  General assortment of gun material always on hand and is prepared to do work in his home with notice and dispatch.  Guns, rifles, pistols and fine ammunition for sale.  Terms – cash in every instance.  ----JOHN P. KRECKER.

RAY & SON, --- Cotton, yarn.  Detroit, Ala.  Also dealers in general merchandise, which we sell at the lowest cash price.  We buy all kinds of country produce at market rates and make a specialty of Hides and Cotton.  We are manufacturing a first class tine of cotton yarn, which we guarantee full weight and count.  We solicit order for yarn from members and country dealers.  Ray & Son, Detroit, Ala.

 J. N. GASTON.  Columbus, Miss.  He receives and keeps in stock a full and complete supply of first-class furniture, which he sells at the lowest cash figure!  Also coffins of all descriptions.

 GILMER HOUSE – A. M. KING, Prop’r.  The only first-class hotel in the city.

 J. L. MOSS & CO. Columbus, Mississippi, dealer in hardware, cutlery, nails, iron, stoves, and materials for house building, all sorts of wagon materials.  Guns, pistols, and sportsman’s equipment.  Also proprietors of Columbus foundry and machine shops.

 JOHN P. ECKFORD’S – headquarters are with J. HENLE wholesale and retail liquor and tobacco dealer.  Next door to Dan Richards.  Columbus, Mississippi.

  CRAWFORD HOUSE.  Columbus, Miss.  By MRS. RICHARDS is the place to get the best accommodations and cheap fare.

 M. H. HODGE, with KILPATRICK & WILSON, dealers in groceries, provis’ns, whiskies, plantation supplies, &c.  Columbus, Miss.

 R. C. McLESTER. T. N. HAYS.  J. A. MCLESTER.  of MCLESTER, HAYS, & CO.  Cotton buyers, dealers in groceries, dry goods and general merchandise.  Northport, Alabama.

 ----_ALVIN, No. 85 Market Street.  Columbus, Miss.  Manufacturer and dealer in saddler, harness, sole and Upper Leather, at wholesale and retail.  Wagons, farm and spring wagons, buggies and hacks of every description, which I will warrant in every respect and sell at the lowest cash price! 

MRS. A. R. HENWOOD, Aberdeen, Miss.  Fashionable Millinery and dress making.  Human hair a specialty.

  50 dozen hog collars at $8.50 per dozen at A. STEWARTS’, Aberdeen, Miss.

 CADY’S HORSE MANSION is the place to hire good teams and hacks and to have your horses fed when you go to the city.  Give him a call.  W. CADY  Columbus, Miss.

MEDICAL

Dr. W. L. MORTON & BRO., A. L. MORTON    M. W. MORTON.  Physicians & Surgeons.  Vernon, Lamar Co., Ala. Tender their professional services to the citizens of Lamar and adjacent country.  Thankful for patronage heretofore extended, we hope to merit a respectable share in the future.  Drug Store.

 SID. B. SMITH, M. D. Surgeon & Physician.  Vernon, Alabama, offers his professional services to the citizens of Vernon and vicinity.  Office – at Pioneer office.

 Dr. T. SPRINGFIELD, Detroit Alabama. Offers his professional services to the citizens of Detroit and vicinity.  Office one door west of JNO. H. HAMILTON.

 When you go to Tuskaloosa remember E. SNOW & CO. where you can get the best cash bargains in dry goods; shoes, hats, crockery, notions, sugar, coffee, powder, shot, tobacco, &c. &c.  E. SNOW & Co. will buy and pay cash for all kinds of furs, beaver, otter, mink, coon, &c. Be sure and see them.

TOM C. OLIVE, Fayette C. H., Ala.  CITY BAR & RESTAURANT.  Keeps on hand at all times a choice supply of wines, liquors, cigars and tobacco.  Oysters, sardines and crackers.  Give us a call.

B.T. GIFFORD.  Dealer in Watches & Jewelry.  105 Commerce Street, Aberdeen, Miss.  Celebrated Elgin watches.  Stem winding American and Geneva Watches.  Spencer’s Diamond Spectacles.  Seth Thomas Clocks, Engraving initials on goods sold free of cost.  Watch, clocks, and jewelry repairing done in best manner and warranted.

 New Cash Store!  LOUIS ROY Dealer in Dry goods, notions, boots, shoes, clothing, hats, caps, &c.  69 Commerce Street.  Aberdeen, Miss.  J. H. TYRONE is with this house and will be glad to see his Alabama friends.

G. W. COX.  Columbus, Miss.  Dealer in all kinds of French, China, Glass, and earthenware.  Fruit Jars a specialty.  Also, an elegant assortment of Best Silver Plated knives, forks, spoons, &c.  At prices below any other offered in the market.  Call and see him.

MR. R. W. YOUNG will take wheat at the regular market price for subscriptions to the Pioneer at the gin house of ALEXANDER YOUNG & Sons, Bedford, Ala.

Visit our

Alabama State Site

HOME

Visit our

Genealogy Trails National Site