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Community Section - Page 8 Thursday, October 30, 2014 All Real Estate Advertisements submitted for Publication are, by submission, the Sole Responsibility of the Realtor/Seller to be in compli- ance with all Equal Housing Opportunity Laws, guaranteeing this fiewspaper shall be held harmless and said agent shall bear all costs of any litigation involving this newspaper and/or members of its staff. ~oum~ ~OnTUmTV WEEKLY CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING RATES First Week - 40 per word / Consecutive Subsequent Weeks - 25 per word Weekly Minimum Per Ad - $5.00 Garage / Yard Sale Ads - $5.00 (20 words or less, to be paid when ad is placed) All Ad Copy must be submitted by Noon on Monday of the week ad is to run. Marengo County, Alabama, at electors voting thereon and in United States, and if the enforce- and ethnic diversity of the state; which time all interested parties accordance with Sections 284, ment or interpretation of the con- and to provide for the use of the can appear and contest or other- 285, and 287 of the Constitution tract or agreement applying that proceeds for plans, construction, wise respond to the said Petition of Alabama of 1901, as amended: choice of venue or forum provi- and maintenance of Alabama if they think proper. PROPOSED AMENDMENT sion would result in a violation of National Guard armories. Witness my hand this 16th day (a) This amendment shall be any right guaranteed by the BE IT ENACTED BY THE of October, 2014. known and may be cited as the Constitution of this state or of the LEGISLATURE OF ALABA- Laurie Shoultz Hall American and Alabama Laws for United States, that contractual MAt Probate Judge Alabama Courts Amendment. provision or agreement shall be Section 1. The following Riley W. Roby, Esquire(b) The law of Alabama pro- interpreted or construed to pre- amendment to the Constitution of Balch & Bingham LLP vides: serve the constitutional rights of Alabama of 1901, as amended, is Post Office Box 78 (1) The State of Alabama has the person against whom enforce- proposed and shall become valid Montgomery, Alabama 36101 developed its unique public poli- merit is sought. If a natural person as a part thereof when approved 10-23-4tccy of laws based on the United subject to personal jurisdiction in by a majority of the qualified States Constitution, as protected this state seeks to maintain fitiga- electors voting thereon and in In the Matter of the Estate by Amendment 10 to the United tion, arbitration, an administrative accordance with Sections 284, of Elsie Cook Holemon,States Constitution. proceeding, or a similarly binding 285, and 287 of the Constitution Deceased. (2) Upon becoming a state in proceeding in this state, and if a of Alabama of 1901, as amended: In The Probate Court of 1819, Alabama adopted its first court of this state finds that grant- PROPOSED AMENDMENT Marengo County, Alabama constitutional and statutory enact- ing a claim of forum non conve- (a) The authority granted to the Case No. PC 2014-080 ments, upon which it has built the niens or a related claim violates or State of Alabama to become NOTICE rights, privileges, obligations, and would likely lead to the violation indebted and to sell and issue its Letters Testamentary on the requirements of its government of the constitutional rights of the interest-bearingGeneral estate of said Deceased having and citizens, nonclaimant in the foreign forum Obligation bonds, in addition to been granted to the undersigned (3) Both the provisions of the with respect to the matter in dis- all other bonds of the state, under on the 14th day of October, 2014; Alabama Constitution and the pute, the claim shall be denied. Amendment 666 to the by the Judge of Probate of statutes and regulations of the (f) Any contractual provision Constitution of Alabama of 1901, Marengo County, Alabama,State of Alabama, with interpret- or agreement incapable of being as amended, is hereby increased notice is hereby given that anyone ing opinions by its courts of com- modified or amended in order to by an additional amount of fifty having claim against said estate is petent jurisdiction, have devel: preserve the constitutional rights million dollars ($50,000,000). hereby required to present the oped the state's public policy, of the parties pursuant to the pro- Co) All of the bonds shall be same within the time allowed or (4) The public policy of the visions of this amendment shall sold only at public sale or sales, same will be barred. State of Alabama protects the be null and void. either on sealed bids or at public DONE this 14th dayof unique rights of its citizens begin- (g) Nothing in this amendment auction, after such advertisement October, 2014. nlng with Article I, Section 1 of shall be. interpreted to limit the as may be prescribed by the Bond William Gary Holemon the Constitution of Alabama of right of a natural person or entity Commission, to the bidder whose DISHUCK & LACOSTE, P. 1901, guaranteeing the equality of this state to voluntarily restrict bid reflects the lowest true inter- C. and rights of men. Except as per- or limit his her, or its own consti- est cost to the state computed to Attorneys for the Estate mitted by due process of law and tutional rights by contract or spe- the respeetive maturities of the E O. Box 20677 the right of the people to vote for cific waiver consistent with con- bonds sold; provided, that if no Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35402- self-determination, the rights, stitutional principles. However, bid deemed acceptable by the 0677 privileges, and immunities of the the language of any such contract ,commission is received all bids 10-23-3tccitizens of the State of Alabama or other waiver shall be strictly may be rejected. are inviolate, construed in favor of preserving (c) Relative to issuance In the Probate Court of (5) Different from the law of the constitutional rights of the expenses, contracts, and appoint- Marengo County, Alabama the State of Alabama is foreign " natural person in this state, ments incurred in connection with In Re: The Estate of Willie law, which is any law, rule, or Further, no Alabama court shall the issuance of bonds, the Bond Carpenter, Deceased. legal code, or system established, be required by any contract or Commission created in Section Case Number: 14-072 used, or applied in a jurisdiction other obligation entered into by a IX of Amendment 666 to the NOTICE OFPUBLICA- outside of the states or territories person or entity to apply or Constitution of 1901, shall con- TION of the United States, or which enforce any foreign law.tract with businesses or individu- TAKE NOTICE that Letters exist as a separate body of law, (h) Except as limited by sub- als which reflect the racial and Testamentary having been grant- legal code, or system adopted or section (g), without prejudice to ethnic diversity of the state. ed to Scott Carpenter, as Executor used anywhere by any people, any legal right, this amendment (d) Bonds issued pursuant to of the Estate of Willie Carpenter, group, or culture different from shall not apply to a corporation, this amendment shall be issued deceased, on October 9, 2014, by the Constitution and laws of the partnership, limited liability com- for a maturity of 20 years or less. the Honorable Laurie S. Hall. United States or the State of pany, business association, or (e) All of the proceeds from the NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Alabama. other legal entity that,contracts to bonds shall be distributed to the that all persons having claims (6) Alabama has a favorable subject itself to foreigli law in a Armory Commission of Alabama against the said Estate are hereby business climate and has attracted jurisdiction other than this state or for plans, construction, and main- required to present the same with- many international businesses, the United States. tenance of Alabama National in the time allowed by law or the While Alabama business persons (i) Where the public acts, Guard armories. same will be barred, and companies may decide to use records, or judicial proceedings of (f) In addition to any Oil and Scott Carpenter foreign law in foreign courts, the another state violate the public Gas Capital Payments received Executor of the Estate of public policy of Alabama is to policy of the State of Alabama, by the Alabama Trust Fund paid Willie Carpenter prohibit anyone from requiring the State of Alabama shall not into the Alabama Capital Gibbs & Sellers, P.C.Alabama courts to apply and give full faith and credit thereto. Improvement Trust Fund pnr- Post Office Box 1276 enforce foreign laws. Section 2. An election upon the suant to Amendment 666, so Demopolls, Alabama 36732 (7) The public policy of this proposed amendment shall be much as shall be necessary of all 10-16-3tcstate is to protect its citizens from held in accordance with Sections Oil and Gas Capital Payments the application of foreign laws 284 and 285 of the Constitution of received by the Alabama Trust STATE OF ALABAMA when the application of a foreign Alabama of 1901, now appearing Fund during any fiscal year shall PROCLAMATION law will result in the violation of as Sections 284 and 285 of the be paid into the Alabama Capital BY THE GOVERNOR a right guaranteed by theAlabama Official Recompilation of the Improvement Trust Fund to pay Constitution or of the United Constitution of Alabama of 1901, the principal and interest on the WHEREAS, the Alabama States Constitution, including, but as amended, and the election laws bonds authorized by this amend- Legislature at its Regular not limited to, due process, free- of this state, merit. Sessions of 2013-2014 ordered an dom of religion, speech, assem-" Section 3. The appropriate (g) In all other respects regard- election to be held on certain pro- bly, or press, or any right of priva- election offficial shall assign a bal- ing the Alabama Trust Fund, the posed amendments to the cy or marriage, lot number for the proposed con- terms and provisions of Constitution of Alabama of 1901, (8) Article IV, Section 1, of the stitutional amendment on the Amendment 666 and Amendment set out herein as Act Nos. 2013- United States Constitution pro- election ballot and shall set forth 856 to the Constitution of 269 (SB4); 2013-266 (SB260); vides that full faith and credit the following description of the Alabama of 1901, as amended, 2013-267 (HB8); 2014-185 shall be given by each state to the substance or subject matter of the are unchanged and remain in full (SB7); and 2014-286 (HB322); public acts, records, and judicial proposed constitutional amend- force andeffect. and in accordance with the provi- proceedings of other states, ment: Section 2. An election upon the sions of Sections 284, 285, and Provided, however, when any "Proposing an amendment to proposed amendment shall be 287 of the Constitution of such public acts, records, and the Constitution of Alabama of held in accordance with Sections Alabama of 1901, as amended, judicial proceedings of another 1901, to prohibit the State of 284 and 285 ofthe Constitution of and the election laws of this state; state violate the public policy of Alabama from giving full faith Alabama of 1901, now appearing and the State of Alabama, the State of and credit to public acts, records, as Sections 284 and 285 of the Alabama is not and shall not be or judicial proceedings of another Official Recompilation of the WHEREAS, notice of this required to give full faith and state that violate the public policy ConstitutionofAlabamaofl901, election, together with these pro- credit thereto .......of the State of Alabama and to as amended, and the election laws posed amendments, is required by (c) A court, arbitrator, adminis- prohibit the application of foreign of this state. law and by the provisions of the trative agency, or other adjudica- law in violation of rights gnaran- Section 3. The appropriate proposed amendments, to be tive, arbitrative, or enforcement teed natural citizens by the United election official shall assign a bal- given by Proclamation of the authority shall not apply or States and Alabama lot number for the proposed con- Governor, which Proclamation enforce a foreign law if doing so Constitutions, and, the statutes, stitutional amendment on the shall be published once a week would violate any state law or a laws, and public policy thereof, election ballot and shall set forth for four successive weeks imme- right guaranteed by thebut without application to busi- the following description of the diately preceding the day appoint- Constitution of this state or of the ness entities, substance or subject matter of the ed for the election in a newspaper United States. "Proposed by Act " proposed constitutional amend- qualified to run legal notices in (d) If any contractual provision This description shall be fol- ment: each county of the state, or agreement provides for the lowed by the following language: ,Proposing an amendment to choice of a foreign law to govern "Yes ( ) No ( )." . : : the Constitution of Alabama of its interpretation or the resolution 1901, as amended, relating to the of any dispute between the par-SB260 Capital Improvement Trust Fund, ties, and if the enforcement or ENROLLED, An Act, to increase the amount of the interpretation of the contractual To propose an amendment to General Obligation Bonds anthor- provision or agreement would the Constitution of Alabama of ized herein; to provide for addi- result in a violation of a right 1901, to increase the total amount tional payments from the guaranteed by the Constitution of of bonding authority granted Alabama Trust Fund to fund any this state or of the United States, under Amendment 666 to the bond issued; to provide for com- the agreement or contractual pro- Constitution of Alabama of !901, petitive bidding of the bonds; and vision shall be modified or as amended; to provide for addi-~ tO provide for the distribution of amended to the extent necessary tional payments from the the proceeds for plans, constrnc- to preserve the constitutional Alabama Trust Fund to fund any tion, and maintenance of Alabama rights of the parties, bond issued; to provide for corn- National Guard armories. (e) If any contractual provision petitive bidding of the bonds; to "Proposed by Act ." or agreement provides for the require the Bond Commission to This description shall be fol- choice of venue or forum outside contract with businesses or indi- lowed by the following language: of the states or temtories of the viduals which reflect the racial "Yes ( ) No ( )." House Sale Lost & Foun Yard Sale Auto Mechanic For Sale Ala-Scan NOW, THEREFORE, I, Robert Bentley, as Govemor of the State of Alabama, do hereby give notice, direct and proclaim that on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, an election will be held in the State of Alabama as provided by law upon the following pro- posed amendments to the Constitution of 1901 of the State of Alabama: SB__ 4 ENROLLED, An Act, Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to prohibit the application of foreign law in violation of rights guaranteed natural citizens by the United States and Alabama Constitutions, and the laws and public policy of the state, without application to business entities. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF ALABA- MA: Section 1. The following amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended, is proposed and shall become valid as a part thereof when approx~ed by a majority of the qualified HB8 ENROLLED, An Act, Proposing an amendment to Article I, Section 26 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901; to provide that every citizen has a fundamental right to bear arms and that any restriction on this right would be subject to strict scrutiny; and to provide that no international treaty or law shall prohibit, limit, or otherwise inter- fere with a citizen's fundamental right to bear arms. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF ALABA- MA: Section 1. The following amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended, is proposed and shall become valid as a part thereof when approved by a majority of the qualified electors voting thereon and in accordance with Sections 284, 285, and 287 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended: PROPOSED AMENDMENT "Article I, Section 26 "(a) :t~ Ev_xg_~ citizen has a fundamental right to bear arms in defense of himself or her- self and the state. Any restriction on this right shall be subject to strict scrutiny. (b) No citizen shall he com- pelled by any international treaty or international law to take an action that prohibits, limits, or otherwise interferes with his or her fundamental right to keep and bear arms in defense of himself or herself and the state, if such treaty or law, or its adoption, violates the United States Constitution." Section 2. The provisions of this act are severable. If any part of this act is declared invalid or unconstitutional, that declaration shall not affect the part which remains. Section 3. An election upon the proposed amendment shall be held in accordance with Sections 284 and 285 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, now appearing as Sections 284 and 285 of the Official Recompilation of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended, and the election laws of this state. Section 4. The appropriate election official shall assign a bal- lot number for the proposed con- stitutional amendment on the election ballot and shall set forth the following description of the subst~ce or subject matter of the proposed constitutional amend- ment: "Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to provide that every citizen has a fundamental right to bear arms and that any restriction on this fight would he subject to strict scrutiny; and to provide that no international treaty or law shall prohibit, limit, or otherwise inter- fere with a citizen's fundamental right to bear arms. "Proposed by Act ." This description shall be fol- lowed by the foUowing language: "Yes ( ) No ( )." SB7 ENROLLED, An Act, Proposing an amendment to Amendment 621 to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, now appearing as Section 111.05 of the Official Recompilation of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended, relating to unfunded mandates for munici- palities; to remove the exception for expenditures by a local board of education. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF ALABA- MA: Section 1. The following amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended, is proposed and shall become valid as a part thereof when approved by a majority of the qualified electors voting thereon and in accordance with Sections 284, 285, and 287 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended: PROPOSED AMENDMENT "Amendment 621. "(a) No general law, or state executive order whose purpose or effect is to require a new or increased expenditure of funds held or disbursed by the govern- Estate of Dr. John Kingsley Call today and ~Olr !1101~ info visit : www.SEAUCTION.com Site: 14433 Hwy 69 )uth Tuscatoosa Phone: 205-758-3068 ,. -mtheast Auction Company A t,52b ing body of a municipality or lot number for the proposed con- county, or an instrumentality stitutional amendment on the thereof, or a city or county board election ballot and shall set forth of education shall become effec- the following description of the tire as to any municipality or substance or subject matter of the county, or an instrumentality proposed constitutional amend- thereof, or a city_ or county board . ment: of education until approved by an "Proposing an amendment to ordinance enacted, or a resolution the Constitution of Alabama of adopted, by the governing author- 1901, to prohibit a general law, ity of the affected municipality, whose purpose or effect is to county, o~ instrumentality, or require a new or increased expen- board of education or until, and diture of at least $50.000 of local only as long as, the Legislature funds annually, from becoming appropriates funds for the pur- effective with regard to a city or pose to the affected municipality, county board of education with- county, o~ instrumentality, or out enactment by a 2/3 vote. board and only to the extent and "Proposed by Act ." amount that the funds are provid- This description shall be fol- ed, or until a law provides for a lowed by the following language: local source of revenue within the "Yes ( ) No ( )." municipality, county, ~r instru- mentality,__or board for the stated HB322 purpose and the affected munici- ENROLLED. An Act, pality, county, o~ instrumentality~ or board is authorized by ordi- To propose an amendment to nance or resolution to levy and the Constitution of Alabama of collect the revenue and only to the 1901, amending Amendment 597, extent and amount of the revenue, now appearing as Section 36.02 "(b) This amendment shall not of the Official Recompilation of apply to: the Constitution of Alabama of "(1) A local law as defined in 1901, as amended, to clarify that Article IV, Section 110, the people have the fight to hunt, Constitution of Alabama 1901. fish, and harvest wildlife subject "'"' " ................. :-'~ bl g 1 ti th t p ,~, .., .... , ............... toreasona ere u a ons a ro- ....... 1 ..... e ,-,w,,.,2 ...... ~, : mote conservation and manage- sd~6-boai, dr. ment of fish and wildlife and pre- "(2) ~) An act defining a new serve the future of hunting and crime or amending the definition fishing. of an existing crime. BE IT ENACTED BY THE "(3) (-4-) An act, statute, execu- LEGISLATURE OF ALABA- tive order enacted, promulgated, MAt or adopted and effective prior to Section 1. The following ~&c ratifica:~c= c.f t~J: =nc'~mcn: amendment to the Constitution of January 6, 1999, which by its pro- Alabama of t901, as amended, is visions requires expenditures by proposed and shall become valid the county or municipality at any as a part thereof when approved time after " ' by a maiority of the qualified (tmeeatmemthat date. electors voting thereon and in "(.4J(--5-)Anactenacted, orstate accordance with Sections 284, executive order promulgated or 285, and 287 of the Constitution adopted to comply with a federal of Alabama of 1901, as amended: mandate, only to the extent of the PROPOSED AMENDMENT federal mandate. "Amendment 597. "(5) (-6-) An act adopted or "(a) All pc=ca= ;k:l] ~a'.'c :~c enacted by two-thirds of those rlgP to. k'ar.: a=d fi:~ in tkl; :t::c voting in each house of the i= c, ccc.r~a.cc ":.'it~ law "an~ rcgu Legislature and any rule or regu- ~ The people have a right to latiofi adopted to implement that hunt, fish and harvest wildlife. act or adopted pursuant thereto, including by the use of traditional . "(6) (--7-) An act determined by methods, subject to reasonable the Legislative Fiscal Office to regulations, to promote wildlife have an aggregate insignificant conservation and management, fiscal impact on affected munici- and to preserve the future of hunt- palities, counties, er instrumental- ing and fishing. ities: or boards. For purposes of ~'-fes4,,~Hunting by the public this subsection, the phrase "aggre- and fishing by the public shall be gate insignificant fiscal impact" the preferred means of managing shall mean any impact less than and controlling wildlife. This $50,000 annually, amendment shall not be construed "(7) (-8-) An act of general to modify any provision of law application prescribing the mini- relating to eminent domain tres- mum compensation for public pass, or property_ rights. officials. "(b) This amendment shall be "(8) An act, statute, administra- known as the "Sportsperson's Bill tive rule, or other provision or of Rights."" portion thereof addressing corn- Section 2. An election upon the pensation, benefits, or due proposed amendment shall be process of any employee of a held in accordance with Sections board education. 284 and 285 of the Constitution of "(c) For the purposes of this Alabama of 1901, now appearing amendment, the phrase board of as Sections 284 and 285 of the education shall include the Official Recompilation of the Alabama Institute for Deaf and Constitution of Alabama of 1901, Blind, the Alabama School of as amended, and the election laws Fine Arts and the Alabama High of this state. School of Mathematics and Section 3. The appropriate election official shall assign a bal- lot number for the proposed con- stitutional amendment on the election ballot and shall set forth the following description of the substance or subject matter of the proposed constitutional amend- ment: "Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, to amend Amendment 597, now appearing as Section 36.02 of the Official Recompilation of Science." Section 2. An election upon the proposed amendment shall be held in accordance with Sections 284 and 285 of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901. now appearing as Sections 284 and 285 of the Official Recompilation of the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended, and the election laws of this state. Section 3. The appropriate election official shall assign a bal- the Constitution of Alabama of 1901, as amended, to clarify that the people have the right to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife subject to reasonable regulations that pro- mote conservation and manage- ment of fish and wildlife and pre- serve the future of hunting and fishing. "Proposed by Act ." This description shall be fol lowed by the following language: "Yes ( ) No ( )." 10-9-4tc In the Probate Court of Marengo County, Alabama In Re: The Estate of Lugreather Williams, Deceased CASE NO: 13-137 NOTICE TO HEIRS TO: All known and unknown heirs/next-of-kin of Lugreather Williams, deceased: You are hereby notified that the 20th day of November, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. is set as the day and time for the hearing on the Petition for Final Discharge in this matter. Any per- sons having any interest in this Estate are Ordered to be present at said hearing at the Probate Court in Marengo County and to contact Attorney Russell L. Burdett at P. O. Box 1014, Demopolis, Alabama 36732 or (334) 289- 4928. Laurie S. Hall Probate Judge 10-9-4tc i SELMA FLEA MARKET, Selma ByPass. Garage sale, vendors, and public welcome. Every Saturday. 875-0500 or 874-9525 4-19-tfc ANNOUNCE YOUR Garage Sale Here. Only $5 for 20 words or less. For Sale: 6 room brick house with fenced in yard on MLK Drive in Linden; Land for sale on Austin Ave. Jacqueline Thomas 334-226- 1114 or 205-925-8813 SERVICES DIVORCE WITH or with- out children $125. Includes name change and property set- tlement agreement. Save hun- dreds. Fast and easy. Call 1- 888-733-7165, 24/7. i klCl l t i;