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TOWN AND COUNTRY.
New syrup at Mouton & Salles.
A colored man William Green
was found dead in a field near Mr.
Gerac's place last Tuesday. The
coroner held a post mortem exa
mination and decided that the many
died from heart disease.
Miss Octavie Vavasseur, sister of
Mrs. Edward Mouton, formerly a
resident of this, and recently en
gaged in teaching, was one of the
unfortunate victims of the destruc
tive storm that swept over the Che
The Gazette hopes that its friend
Claude Latiolais will be successful
in his application for a position in
the New Orleans postoffice. Claude
has a petition nuxmerously signed,
and, besides, is a most deserving
and competent gentlemen.
The Gazette received a pleas
ant call Monday from Mr. Oscar
L. Alpha, the editor and proprietor
of the Franklini Vindicator. Bro.
Alpha reports everything moving
along at a lively pace in his baili
wick. He was accompanied by
Mr. Emmet Alpha, of our local
"The Psychology of Crime," by
Henry Wood is a notable feature in
the October Arena, which also con
tains able contributions on religious,
social, political and economic is
si:e.i, The Arena fully maintains its
position as the review which most
clearly voices advanced thought and
O. J. Young, deputy sheriff of
Hazelhurst, Miss., was in Lafayette
Wednesday and left on Thursday
morning's train for his home, hav
ing in charge the negro thought to
be Jeff Gibbs, who was captured by
Sheriff Broussard some time since
and was held until the arrival of
the arrival of the Mississippi officer.
Among timely questions ably dis
cussed in the October Arena are "A
Ready Financial Relief," ."Silver or
Fiat Money," and "Irrigation."
The last subject is discussed by Ri
chard J. Hinton, and will be read
with interest by thousands who ap
preciate the growing importance of
this great question.
Mr. Ernest Francez, of Carencro,
and Miss Nydia Guchercau, of this
town, were married in the Catholic
church last Tuesday. Quite a large
number of people assisted at the
ceremony, and many are the good
wishes made that the young couple
may have a long life of unalloyed
Joseph Andrews, a gentleman
of African descent, was arrested
by Sheriff Broussard, held under
the charge of horse stealing in St.
Landry. Andrews admits hisguilt,
and further admits that he has been
engaged in this line of business for
some time, and it has proved quite
successful. It is said that several
horses have been recovered through
his confession. He might have
continued his depredations a while
longer, had he kept out of Lafayette
parish. Sheriff Broussard gets
them every time.
Last Sunday, after low mass, the
members of the Magnolia Base Ball
Club, of Carencro, (who are also
members of the string band) and
their friends, assembled at Mr. F.
A. Guilbeau's residence, and then
started for the Couvilion grove, with
music at the head. Reaching the
place a nice spot was selected, and
the party proceeded to enjoy a bas
ket picnic. The day was most
agreably spent, and games of tennis,
croquet, ball, etc., were among the
features that afforded amusement.
The contents of the many baskets
being emptied into a commun fund,
as it were, when spread out on the
snow white cloths, made a most
tempting and elegant feast, which
was thoroughly appreciated. At
sunset the merry party left the pic
nic grounds and wended their way
to Mr. F. A. Guilbeau's residence,
and spent the balance of the even
ing in dancing. The party was
composed of some 7o people, and
all expressed themselves as having
had a most enjoyable time.
. On that splendid race course in
Breaux Bridge, on the 14th and x5th
instant, will take place some fine
races. The principal events will be
the half mile dashes, by colts sired
by the celebrated horse Neptune,
except one. The colts enterred for
these races are: Le Teche, and
Bes;ie Jim, owned by H. P. Guil
beau & Son -i 'ocahonta,., ovnctIJ
by Alexis Voorhies; Tenny. owned
by Paulin Latiolais; Minnie, owned
J. B. Guidry ; Duke Alexis, owned
by Lucien Roy; Duke Alexis owned
by P. L. DeClouet ; Morris, sire
Sweeney, owned by Boucval.
The lovers of sport, it goes with
out saying, will not miss these races,
for they'll want to see what the finest
bred two year old colts in south
western Louisiana are capable of
doing. The accommodations at the
track are ample and good so that
those contemplating attending need
have no fear as to lack of conve
niences. The event deserves a big
The following is the grand jury
empanneled Monday, and remain
ing in session until Wednesday
morning: P. E. Couvilion, fore
man; Jean Comeau, E. Marquise,
Joseph Guchereau, Hazard Bernard,
Clement Romero, Severin Duhon,
Galbert Guilbeau, Alcide Judice,
A. T. Callouet, William Guidry,
Joseph H. Stutes, E. J. Higgin
botham, Eraste Broussard, William
G. Butcher, Bernard Miller.
As will be seen by the following
the grand jury lost no time, but
worked faithfully and earnestly.
Fannie Foote, larceny.
Albert Johnson, violation of la
Chas. Abrams, violation of labor
Henry Benton, carrying con
Sosthene Bill, larceny.
Alcee Thomas, violation of la
Lastie Bourque, driving a horse
without consent of owner.
Pierre Poydras, violation of labor
P. L. Guilbeau, carrying con
Leonard Latiolais, stabbing with
intent to kill.
Albert Clotio, horse stealing.
Alphonse Briscoe, using loud and
obscene language near a private
Sam Dugas, larceny.
Jean Baptist, cutting with intent
Albert Chargois, carrying con
Albert Chargois, shooting with
intent to murder.
C. F. Clark, alias Eddie, en
tering without breaking and larceny.
NOT TRUE BILLS.
Jno. I.eovy, tresspass.
Jno. Brown, assault with a dan
gerous weapon with intent to kill.
Theodule H. Theriot, assault and
Francois Bache, assault with in
tent to rape.
Jno. Smith and J. David, larceny.
Adam Smith and Wm. Watkins,
Sidney Culbertson, carrying con
Ellen Sonnier, assault with a dan
gerous weapon with intent to kill.
Joseph Breaux, defamation of
Finlay Floyd, stabbing with in
tent to kill. M
Dr. F. S. Mudd was in New Orleans the
fore part of the week.
Vic Gardebled, now of Bay St. Louis,
was in Lafayette this week.
Mr. J. E. Delas, of New Orleans, is here
on a visit to his foster-mother, Mrs. Coumes.
Mrs. Edvard Pellerin, of Royville, was
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Pointboeuf
Miss Edna Olivier returned home Sunday,
after a several weeks visit to her sister, Mrs.
Thompson at Houston.
Dr. Gladu left Monday with his sons,
Leonce and Gonzales, who have entered
the University at Baton Rouge.
liss Alma Robichaud, of St. Martinsville,
is spending some days in Lafayette the
guest of her cousins, the Mssses Robichaud.
Mrs. Hielen Cayard who was on a visit to
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Parish on
the Sabine river, returned home Saturday.
Mr. S. J. Serret, day telegraph operator
at this place, returned Monday from a visit
to the World's Fair, New York, Toronto
Judge C. H. Mouton, of St. Martinville,
was in Lafayette this week, looking after
the interests of some clients before the dis
trict court, now in session.
Judge Felix Voorhles of St. Martinville
paid The Gazette a visit Friday morning
The Judge came down to see his son, Felix,
who has been quite ill.
Mrs. John O. Mouton returned from Chi
cago Wednesday. Mrs. Mouton stopped
over in New Orleans to purchase an elegant
line of the latest millinery goods.
Rev. J. A. Miller, of Lafayette, presiding
elder of this district of the M. E. church,
came down Saturday, preached here yester
day at I o'clock and returned by last
night's passenger to home.-Daily Iberian.
Messrs. J. J. and J. P. Revillon, AIf. and
Arthur Hebert went to New Orleans on
Monday's train. Messrs. J. P. Revillon and
Arthur Hebert returned Thursday whilst
the others remained in the city a few days
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to meet Miss Clye Mudd, in our city. She
had come thus far with her sister who was
on her way to New Orieans. Miss Clye re
turned by the 2:56 passenger, to her home
in Lafayette.-Daily Iberian.
Judge W. E. Bowen left Monday for
Chicago where he will remain until after
Trainmen's day, which is on the 12th, and
from there the delegates and grand lodge
officers will go to Boston where the 1st
Bi-Annual Conventoin will be held on the
From Our Regular Correspondent.
-Mr. L. G. Stelly has completed
the construction of a "Gem Wind
Mill" for the Carencro Union Gin
nery. This makes the fourth mill
of the kind that Mr. Stelly has put
up in this vicinity in the last few
-Mr. J. Micaud cne of our oldest
citizens, died on Friday, Sept. 27.
Mr. Micaud was one of the first
settlers here when the Southern Pa
cific road was built. He was a na
tivre of France, was 72 years of age
and has lived in the country 4x
years. He was several times a
member of the Town Council, and
was always ready to do all his
power to advance the Interests of
Carencro. The interment took
place at the cemetery here on Sat
urday, the day after his death, Rev.
Father Laforest officiating. The
deceased leaves a widow and two
children, Mrs. Crouchet the wife
of Mr. Henry Crouchet, and Mr.
August Micaud. We extend our
heartfelt sympathy to the family
-Judge O. C. Mouton was a
visitor to our town last Saturday.
--Last Tuesday morning while
Mr. Odon Guidry was driving near
the depot, his horse became fright
ened, and he was thrown to the
ground, but was not seriously hurt.
-The erection of a number of
tents in the South Pacific yards,
by Kennedy & Stone, railroad con
tractors, forms a very unique and
-Business is booming.
-Mr. Mayo, notary of Lake
Charles, was a visitor in Carencro
this week. ToTrrnEM VERBIS.
From Our Regular Correspondent.
-Dusty ! Dusty ! Dusty!
-Royvillians again victorious
-Cotton opening fast with yield
larger than expected.
-Several well known citizens in
dulged in a hot and animated dis
cussion last Saturday at I)upleix &
Roy's, concerning the speed of two
local runners. A race for $300oo
was about to be tied, when a differ
ence arose between the selection
of a track which stopped further
negotiations, and the whole, as of
ten the case, ended in "wind."
--Lessrs. Van der Cruyssen and
Voorhies, of Lafayette, were in
Royville Monday in behalf of the
Telephone Company. These gen
tlemen would like to establish an
office here, connecting our town
by telephone with Lafayette. This
movement is a good one, which
would, no doubt, benefit our sec
tion considerably. From what The
Gazette's correspondent could as
certain regarding the move, it seems
that our people are in favor of the
proposition, provided the company
will take the risks, and extend the
line here without a bonus.
-Amongst the many from our
town attending court this week,
we note: Messrs. J. O. Broussard,
J. G. LeBlanc, A. J. Theall, A. A.
Mouchet, P. R. Roy, J. H. David,
T. H. Theriot, J. Bonnemaison
and Chief of PI'olice Alphonse
-Mr. L. S. Broussard dropped
in and shook hands Tuesday. He
shipped i3 bales of cotton MIonday
and expects to make z5 more.
-Rev. Father Chabrier was ab
sent for a few days, being called to
New Orleans on business.
-Dr. A. L. Dyer and family at
tended Methodist services in Lafa
-Mr. Alfred Delhomnme, wife
and child, of Scott, visited Roy
-Miss Althea Roy and MIessrs.
Roy and LeBlanc called Friday on
the Misses Bailey and Salles of
Lafayette, who are visiting Mrs.
J. A. Roy of Broussardville.
-Miss Nita Scranton, who had
been a guest of Miss Lea Gladu at
Lafayette for a few days, returned
home Sunday, accompanied by her
mother, sister, and Mr. Domen
--~Iiss Ada Olivicr, of Lafayette,
proprietress of the Olivier Hotel,
was a guest of her sister, Mrs.
-Bill O'Hoolcy, of Milton, ex
fighting editor of the once "Abbe
vile, Moon," called at our office,
,ale of the SeaSon!
L. LEVY & SON.
We carry the largest and best selected Stock of
Dry Coods Clothing Hats
Shoes. Gent's Furnishing Goods.
Purchased direct from New York and other eastern cities.
Owing to the tightness of nmney 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.
Come early while the stock is complete.
Saturday, and report things boom
ing in his section.
-The first new syrup of the sea
son was brought to town last week.
Frank Williams, colored, a small
sugar planter from the bayou, was
the maker, and secures first honors
for first syrup. He also baled the
first cotton of our section this year.
-Cadets Young and Theriot left
for Baton Rouge Sunday, to resume
their studies at the Louisiana State
-At a negro ball on Mr. Perro
dine's place last Friday night a
general row took place in which both
sexes participated. The next day
affidavits were issued for several of
the peace disturbers to appear Sat
urday before Judge Martin of the
third ward. We cannot understand
why these parties were prosecuted
in Lafayette, when we have in our
ward, (4th) two justices of the peace.
Will The Gazette enlighten us on
he subject ? CHEROKEE.
Robbed of $175.
Tuesday's Picayune says:
Yesterday W. E.Bowen, of Lafayette,La.,
employed as yardmaster of the Southern Pa
cific road, and delegate of Morgan Lodge
No. 317, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen
to Boston. called on chief Gaster and report
ed that he had been robbed of his pocket
hook containing $175. The man stated that
he reached the city from Lafayette on Mon
day and secured a room at Fabacher's and
that he went out to see the sights.
At about I o'clock in the morning he en
countered a negro, who conducted him to a
house near some square. and while there he
fell asleep, and when he awoke he saw the
negro standing over him. The case was
placed in the hands of detectives Kerwin
and l.ittleton, and these olice's, after inves
tigating the matter, located the house at the
corner of St. Peter and Basin streets and the
negro who had Bowen in charge was William
alias Steve Johnson. * * * Officcr Walsh
arrested Johnson and locked him up on the
charge of grand larceny.
It is due to Judge Bowen to say that he
denies most emphatically being unler the
influence of liquor. His version of the rob
bery, reported in the Times-I)emocrat of the
5th instant, is that "he went out that night
to the Grand Opera HIouse and later retired
to his room at Fabacher's. When he pulled
off his vest to go to bed he found that his
money was missing. He then went direct to
the Central station and acquainted Su perin
tendent Gaster with his loss."
The Creole Company.
On Thursday, October 19, Sam
T. Jack's Creole Company will pos
itively appear at Falk's OperaHouse
in all its entirety. This celebrated
company is beyond doubt the larg
est and is positively the very best
on the road this season and is the
Big City Show, but through an er
ror in booking have a week's open
time between Galveston and New
Orleans. Manager Falk is to be
congratulated on securing this the
premier attraction of the coming
season. You can't afford to miss it.
When Queen Elizabeth of Austria
entered Paris in 1751 she dragged
after her a train 70 feet in length.
It was borne by 35 pages.
WVe do Job Printing.
Always in the Lead
THE LEADING MERCHANT OP LAPAYETTE.
Fresh Goods Just Received, Especially in Gents' Furnishing Goods.
YOU NEVER -BOUCHT
T\' SUCII PRICES AS I AM PRPI'XARED TO QO'I'E.----
.... GCivc me a call it will pa,,. yar.
Falk's Opera. House.
But One Night
Thursday, October 19.
Novelties :-: Crowning :-: Diadem
SAM T. JACK'S
50 CREOLE BEAUTIES. 50
30 EGYPTIAN QUEENS 30
The One Big Attraction of the Season.
To Planters and Merchants
The Carencro Union Ginnery.
Limited, using the complete Munger Sys
tem of Dallas, Texas, as now seen in opera
tion at the Chicago World's Fair. is ready to
do all the ginning that may be entrusted to
it, at the following rates : 40 cents per 0oo
pounds, and $I.25 bagging and ties, seed
accepted for toll at New Orleans quotations,
and the surplus cashed to the owner of cot
ton. Shipping attended to from ginnery
free of cost, and bills of lading mailed as per
instructions. Those wishing to sell on the
spot may do so easily, buyer's office in build
ing. This ginnery stood without boast or
advertisement for three years, on its merits,
-but detrimental rumors being circulated on
its supposed deficiences, forces it to have a
standing offer of $boo, as a wager to any
other ginnery in this parish, on the following
general points :
1st. Capacity of bales turned out per day.
2nd. Convenience of unloading, as a to
year old boy knowing how to drive is all
that is necessary while the gins are running.
3rd. Yield of lint to a given number of
pounds of seed cotton.
4th. Qualitv of staple or grade of sample
turned out of any quality of cotton, this in
variably bringing the highest market price.
Any communication will be promptly an
swered by C. C. BRO\VN, Manager.
CARENCRO GINNERY Co., LTDr
V. E. DUPUIS.
1-31 3m President.
Quality irst and Always.
J. E. TRAHAN, Druggist, has
exclusive sale of these Celebrated
Glasaes in Lafayette, La, from the
factory of Kellam & Moore the
only complete optical plant in the
south, Atlanta, Ga
Cheap Store !
Gold Medal awarded at Exposition of
1878. Repairing of line watches a specialt y
All work cheap and guaranteed.
!T?.COpposite aloutton &- Saer' Store.
The firm of L. Levy & Sons was dissolved
by mutual consent on July 1, IS92, Mr. Ar
mand Levy retiring. The firm of L.. Levy
& Son acquiring the assets and assumingl the
liabilities. I. Levv & SONS,
Autg.26'93. S. I.rvv.
TO THE PUBLIC.
I have just received and new and elegant assortment
of Ladies and Gentlemen's gold watches, chains,
pins, broaches, neckless, etc., diamonds, and
the latest styles in jewelry, silverware, table cut
lery, etc., etc. All are invited to call and inspect my
stock before purchasing elsewhere.
T. M. BIOSSAT,
" Lafayette, La.
IS PREPARED TO DO YOUR
-. Job Printing.
Columbian Gash Store.
OUR SEVERAL LINES
ARE NOW COMPLETE .8
:@:0 OUR PRICES ARE LOW
": WE HAVE
SATEENS; PIGS FEET,
GINGHAMS, ý-9P- ý SHRIMPS,
SERGES, MOUTON CALINIA
CASHMERES, SALLES. $ CANNED FRUI.7
B RA IDS, +-º+---- NEW SYRUP,
ETCO Best SARDINES
Miss Louise Revillon
A FULL ASSORTMENT
OF FINE GOODS IN
THE LATEST STYLES
A. J. MOSS. A. EMILE MOUTON.
MOSS & MOUTON
- -LUJ'44B G7.
AT WHOLESAIE and RETaIL
OFFICE AND Y A R D NEAR RAILROAD DEPOT
Cypress 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, Lotton and Corn planters, Hay Rakes and
Stalk Cutters, ltc.
Mrs. John O. Mouton,
NEW AND SEASONABLE
Hat~s, Feathers, Silks, Embroideries, Etc.
a!so, Ladies' and children's Shoes
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