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L VY & SON.
W: -carry the largest and best selected Stock of
, Gent's Furnishing Goods.
Purchased direct from New York and other eastern cities.
Owing to the tightness of money we have
been enabled to buy our goods at a SACRI
FICE, and offer the same BARGAINS to our
customers and the public. We are selling out
our FURNITURE and STOVES at cost.
Conie early while the stock is complete.
THE LEADING MERCHANT OP LAPAYBTTIE.
Has just returned from New Orleans having
bought while there a large stock of GENTS t
and LADIES FURNISHING GOODS, a
which he now has in his store. These Goods e
were bought for spot cash, and at very. low
figures, and, therefore, will sell cheaper than
those who went north or west to buy. In p
prices, and quality, he defies all competition.
The public is invited to call and examine the a
FELIX DEMANADE, b
The Up to Date Merchan t d
SELLS CHEAP d_
Groceries t c
Crockery m N
Willoware y )
Fancy ° r
LAFAYETTE, - - - - LOUISIANA.
I Big Store hi
2 6warerooms m
Has just bought 'eaº~j arlw prices, an immense stock of
DRY GOODS, CLOTHING,
* BOOTS, SHOES AND HATS, p
HARDWARE, FURNITURE, ha
TINWARE, GROCKERY, ET,, a
To which he invites the attention fil
of intending buyers, promising to B
give as cheap, it .not cheaper
prlcees, than found elsewhere
MRS. H. L. MONNIER,
Desires to inform her friends and the gen
aral public, that she is prepared to take in
sewing, and solicits the making a fine dresses.
For Sale or Trade.
A farm in Queue Tortue. Soil adapted
to the cultivation of cane, cotton, corn, etc.
Will sell for reasonable price. Willing to
take part payment in town property, im
proved or improved. Apply at this oflice,
or to B. HUFFPAUIR,
Oct. 21 Kldge, P. O., La.
(b edMelt aprarded at Exposition of
r is387~ . .!A A4 or hie watches a specialty
SAI1rk cheap and guaranteed.
fay14 etfe, La.
The firm of Z. Dottcet goes out of busi
ness on the 31st. of December, 1893, and a
final settlement is requested from those in.
debted to the firm. The firm of Doucet &
Doucet will commence business on January
1, 1893, for cash. Z. I)OUCET.
Lafayette, La., October 28, 1893.
Position as Teacher.
A lady desires a position as teacher in
private family. Qualified to teach French
and English. Address
THE GAZETT'E, loafavette, La.
asuity tiat an lwUy.
J. E. TRAHA.N, Druggist, .has
exclusive sale of these Celebrated
Glasaes in Lafayette, La, from the
factory of Kellam & Moore the
only complete optical plant in the
:.oath, Atlinta, Ga.
Swahcrstioj Price, : Per Year
t TOWN AND COUNTRY.
Mr. Wm. Clegg made a flying
trip to New Orleans this week.
Solld gold spectacles and eye
glasses at Biossat, jeweler.
Judge Debaillon and little son,
Paul, went to New Orleans Satur
day, and returned home Tuesday,
Mr. W. B. Bailey, our esteemed
clerk of court, made a flying trip to
Mrs. A. Labe returned home
Sunday from'a visit to relatives in
Willie Clark, one of Duson's pop
ular young men, was in Lafayette
Tuesday, and favored us with a call.
Rhul Mouton, of Lake Arthur, is
visiting his friends and relatives
Mrs. Rosa Henderson, of Iberia,
who had been visiting her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Tanner, returned
Solid gold spectacles and eye
glasses at Biossat, jeweler.
Mrs. L. P. Bagarry returned
home Sunday after spending a few
days with relatives and friends in
- Mr. F. C. Bowen, formerly of
this place, but presently employed
in the New Orleans mint, is in town
on a visit.
Bob Cunningham, the wide awake
editor of the Rayne Ranger, spent a
few hours Tuesday with his friends
in Lafayette. e
Mr. F. Demanade has in stock
some very pretty china-ware and
porcelains. Just whar you want for C
a Christmas present. 1
A visit to Biossat's, the jeweler, U
will convince you that you can get °
any style spectacle or eye-glass you
Robert Bailey and brother, Ho- a
- mer, went to Jennings Thursday to
spend a couple of days with their g
Miss Julia Olivier spent several o
days in Royville with her sister Mrs. tc
Lcranton, returning home Wednes- w
James McCormick, from Lake
Charles, and E. Richard, from Ope- b
lousas, favored The Gazette with as
Mr. Albert Delahoussaye went to A
New Orleans Tuesday, and it would tl
be safe to say that when he returns D
he will have something to say about Ic
the great French artists Coquelin w
and Mrs. Jane Hading, and also it
the Black Crook spectacular play. hi
The Gazette acknowledges receipt ((
of an invitation to attend the ce
marriage of Mr. Sam Bendel form-. r
erly of this town and Miss Rosa w
Remer, at Lake Charles on the 17th le
Mr. B. Falk has received a letter tl
from Duncan Clark, stating that cl
his burlesque company will play here th
on the 14th of next month. The t
management claims to have a better in
show than ever.
Mr. Numa Broussard completed aa
few days ago a cabinet for the use ar
of Mr. Leon Bagary in his barber w
shop. It is a fine piece of work
manship and just as neat- and well
finished as can be done anywhere. th
The four Roger sisters are billed m
to play the week at Falk's Opera di
House commencing to - morrow. in
This troupe is reported to be com- 01
posed of meritorious players, and sh
have been playing to crowded D
houses. They have just concluded bc
a fine week's business at Crowley. at
Did you see the new style gold
filled spectacles and eye-glasses at
Biossat's, the jeweler. ru
John Greig has returned from St. ye
Stanislaus college, Bay St. Louis, ez
that institution having closed until m
after Christmas, and the boys sent azi
home, on aceount of some unknown
contagious disease breaking out,and th
causing two deaths, and prostrating da
several of the students. The origin ke
and nature of the fickness seems to
be unknown. he
Mr. Alsace Landry and Miss in
Elodie Broussard,both of this parish, mx
were married Wednesday at the tic
Catholic church in this town. The
ceremonies were witnessed by large St.
number of people, friends and Fa
relatives of the young couple, who J.
are members of our best and oldest &
creole families. The Gazette joins La
their many friends in wishing them ple
haplpiness and prosperity in their lat
wedded life. ha
Mr. B. A. Salles, of Lafayette,
the veteran traveliug saleman, rep- tet
resenting the flour mills of Cowgill fa:
j& Hill, of Carthage, Mo., was here sta
this week in the interes.t of hi; firm., liO
. Mr.i Salles also represents the H.
Zuberbier Company.., Limited,
rat .wholesale grocers §of New Orleans,
at all points west of Lafayette.-
We call the attention of the lady t
ng readers of The Gazette to the card
of Mrs. H. L. Moonier, who an
re- nounces to them, especially her old
patrons, that she is prepared to take
n, in sewing ; being an fail in all the 1
r- latest fashionable styles, she solicits
orders for fine dresses.
ed As the result of a practical joke, t
to a young negro named Joseph Jack- s
son was shot last Saturday night at ti
se Broussardville, by his brother Aris
in tide. Joseph threatened to break h
into his brother's house, if the door
was not instantly opened, his broth
te er not recognizing his voice, fired
I1. a pistol through the door, and in
is consequence Joseph is seriously y
We notice with much pleasure in
a Picayune special from Baton
Rouge dated last Wednesday that u
,d our friend Albert Delahoussaye had o
been appointed a member of our
city council in place of Mr. Fred P
Mouton, resigned. The friends of n(
the governor could not have recom- a
d mended a better man, and one more L
' fitted for the position. That Albert re
n will keep an eye singly on the welfare ci
of the people *of the town, goes nc
if without saying. ul
Did you see the new style gold
n filled spectacles and eye-glasses at B
Blossat's, the jeweler.
e Mrs. Letitia Arceneaux, aged
55 years, died on the 24th near Car- da
encro, and was intered the next
day, her remains being followed to
their last resting place by a large Fse
concourse of friends and relatives.
This kind hearted lady was" looked CI
upon by her neighbors as an angel an
of mercy, for whenever any one H
was sick and needed the ministering wi
hands of kindness, this good lady
was sure to be called to the bedside, sic
and never failed to respond to the
calls thus made. She is indeed re- glc
gretted by a large number of people at
who will ever recall her many deeds Sa
of charity. And it is a slight solace dri
to know that she is enjoying her re
ward by the throne of the Supreme m
Last Monday a negro at Du- re,
buisson's station took violently ill Tu
and thinking he was about to die
telegraph to his people his belief. on
As he lay stretched on the floor of Th
the baggage car, a messenger called
Mr. M. S. Alexander, the postal of
clerk, (who is studying medicine) by
who responded, and lost no time tfu
in informing the darky if he died bl
he would be decently interred. Mr. tio
(or rather Dr.) Alexanderehen pro- sal
ceeded to apply "some necessary
restoratives" and soon had the sick buh
man out of the "jaws of death," at Wi
least so thought the darky. The
negro before departing extended "qu
thanks to W. D. Skinner, the car da'
cleaner, for his kindness, but no
thanks or money was tendered to me
the doctor. See ! Moral: "Cash
in advance hereafter." we
A visit to Biossat, the jeweler, car
will convince you that you can get yea
any style spectacle or eye-glass you
Louis Sonnier, an old citizen of
this parish, aged about years, com
mitted suicide near Scott last Tues
day by hanging himself to a beam
in his barn house. The unfortunate
old man had for some time past
showed signs of a deranged mind.I
Dr. Gladu, the coroner, viewed the
body and made a.report in accord-_
ance with the facts.
From Our Regular Correspondent.
-Happy is the town where cor- E
ruption and vice has no hold. The
young men of this town are a most I
enviable set, who strictly adhere to j
morality, and finely uphold temper
-A terrific thunder storm visited
this section on the morning of Sun
day, the 25zth ultimo. An old dar
key was heard to remark, that
'sumting was sure to happen, 'kase
he had neber before heard thunder
in winter." Superstitious people
may have some grounds for medita
tion over this saying.
-Married, Monday, the 27th, at
St. Ann's Catholic church, Rev.
Father Chabrier, officiating, Mr. CHI
J. H. David, of the firm of David
& Son, to Miss Elia Bondreaux, of
Lake Simonet. To the young cou
ple we offer our sincerest congratu-...
lations, with best wishes for a long, P01
happy and prosperous wedded life.
--A fair crowd of Royvillians at
tended Sells Brothers circus at La
fayette Thursday, and unanimously land.
state that the trained seals and sea fort
lions were the be,t attraction,. and
the performances as ~a whole was
:d, simply wonderful.
ns, -Miss Zulme Broussard, of Ver
- milion parish, one of the Acadian
weavers at the Columbian Exposi
dy tion, passed through our town
,rd Thursday for .afayette.
fl- Albert Laurent, of Lake Arthur,
Id an old-time, resident of this town,
ke visited his former home last week,
he looking well, and younger than ever.
ts -Mrs. J. O. Blanchet left Sat
urday for Bayou du Large, Terre
e, bonne parish, where she will remain
k- some time visiting friends and rela
s- -Dr. Scranton was confined to
Lk his bed for a couple of days this
3r week, with a painful case of neural
- gia in the face.
--Miss Julia Olivier, of Lafa
yette, is spending some time with
her sister, Mrs.. Scranton.
-Prof. Alcibiade Broussard, of
the Milton school, dropped in Sat
t urday, and reports things bright
d over the Bayou.
i -WVe might, in the face of the
d public, pose as a kicker. We can
not help it, it's in our nature. It is
a duty of ours to kick as long as the
Louvriere bridge is not repaired or
rebuilt. We invite any level-headed
e citizen to inspect the bridge, and if
s not as represented, we will then give
up; and solemnly promise never in
future to again "kick."
--Sheriff Broussard and deputy
Billaud were in Royville Sunday.
Mr. Pierre-Rcvillon left Wednes
day for Laka Artkur, where he will
t spend several days.
From Our Correspondent.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Thayer of I
i Crowley were guests of Jack Davis ]
1 and family one day last week. Miss
Hattie Davis returned to Crowley ,
r with them.
--Mr. Ben Avant has been on the
-Although the weather was
gloomy the temperance society met
at Mr. Alexander Hoffpauir's last
Saturday for a picnic. Several ad
dresses were made.
-Some shipments of rice are
made occassionally from our burg.
-A social party was had at the
residence of Post Master Davis
-While trade is not over brisk
our merchants do not complain.
They buy and sell.
--Joe L.edoux has bought some
of Duson's dirt, we are informed
by Mr. Thompson Hoffpauir. By
the way Mr. Hoffpauir is our village
blacksmith. He has a good loca
tion and you know the old adage
says, "a mighty man is he."
-WR. B. Clark contemplates
building soon. What's in the air,
-Mr. Preston Hoffpauir has been
"under the weather" the past few
days, but is improving.
--E. M. Durgin is in the Mer
-The indications are, from what
we can hear, that there will be more
cane planted in this section next
year than usual.
ALL NEXT WEEK.
OPENING SUNDAY NIGHT
Falk's Opera House.
In a repertoire of their own plays.
New Faces cy
CHANGE OF PROGRAMME EVERY EIGHT
POPULAR PRICES, : : : :
: : : : 25, 35, and o50 cents.
FINE HORSES FOR SALE.
That fine stallion Osceola, bred by Kings
land. Also, two good buggy horses. For
fnrthbr information, address
H. P. GUILBEAU & SON,
Brcaux. Bridge, La.
Every Word, in Fact, PIICES T.
rWe offer this week all sizes of Steel Wire NariHs.
k, Tomatoes, per dozen.. . . .. ..O CA. TON FULNNtL, PER VA .- * I:
ýr. Assorted Jellies, 5 lb. cans, former
t- price oe., now ........... 40c. WHilTE BLANKETS 1074O, PER PAIR, .W"
e- Keller's Extra Olive Soap per
case ....... .......... $1.4.0. FLANNELS FOR SKIRTS, PER VAr ,
s Columbian Cash Store.
MOUTON & SALLES.
h A father takes-care of hib
boys till they 're old enough toW altham,
vOe. - Elgin,
In Solid Gold, Silver
and Pilled Cases.
1 We guarantee the Fahys Table Cuttlery.
Monarch Cold Filled Watch
Case for a21 years, and we have New Line o
f been making cases since s857. JE WEL- R
it's as fine finished as solid J
F Aor Male . Lafayette, La.
IS PREPARED TO DO YOUR
SM- Job Printing.
Miss Louise Revillon
Solicits a toa-k
A FULL ASSORTMENT
OF FINE GOODS IN
THE LATEST STYLES
A. J. MOSS. A. EMILE MOUTON.
MOSS & MOUTON
# LUhSBGR *
T WHOLESAlE and RETal
OFFICE AND YARD NEAR RAILROAD DEPOT
C]ypress and Pine Lumber, Rough and Dressed, Shingles, Doors, Sash,
Blinds, Mouldings, Etc.
Pittsburg Coal, Firewood, -
McCormick Harvester, Binders and Mower: Eagle plows, Walking
and Riding Cultivators, Cotton and Corn' planters, Hay Rakes and -
Stalk Cutters, E.tc.
MIrs. John O. Mouton,
NEiW AND SIASONABLB
Hats, Feathers, Silks, Embroideries,
also Ladies' and othildre's: