[newspaper clipping] Virginia. At Rules held in the Clerk's office of the Circuit Court of Norfolk county, on Monday, June 17th, 1889 Nichodemus D. Lumsford, Plaintiff vs Lola P. Lumsford, Defendant In Chancery
The object of this suit is to obtain a decree of nullity as to the reputed marriage celebrated between said Nicodemus D. Lumsford and said Lola P. Lumsford, defendant; or else and in lieu thereof to obtain a decree of divorce in favor of said Nicodemus D. Lumsford against said defendant, Lola P. Lumsford, and also to obtain such decree relative to the issue of said marriage and to the real and personal property of said plaintiff, as is provided for by Code of Virginia, 1887, sec. 2263, p. 562. Affidavit having been made that the said Lola P. Lumsford is a non-resident of this State, it is ordered that the said defendant appear here within fifteen days after due publication of this order and do what is necessary to protect her interests in t his suit. A Copy - Teste: L. M. Silvester, C. C.
J. Sydney Smith, p.q. ju21 fr4w
I, K. C. Murray Editor of the Norfolk Landmark, a newspaper published in the City of Norfolk, in the State of Virginia, do certify that the order of publication, a copy of which is hereto annexed, has been published once a week for four successive weeks, in said newspaper, commencing on the 21 day of June 1889, and ending on the 12th day of July 1889. Given under my hand this 26 day of July 1889. K. C. Murray