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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. LEON PLONSKY, 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 a prices, and quality, he defies all competition. The public is invited to call and examine the a stock. FELIX DEMANADE, b The Up to Date Merchan t d L SELLS CHEAP d_ Groceries t c Liquors I Crockery m N Willoware y ) and tT Fancy ° r goods R LAFAYETTE, - - - - LOUISIANA. fr I Big Store hi 2 6warerooms m sh 1' 'of Has just bought 'eaº~j arlw prices, an immense stock of m; DRY GOODS, CLOTHING, to * BOOTS, SHOES AND HATS, p HARDWARE, FURNITURE, ha he 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, Dressmaker, 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. SI-2--4m. 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. Cheap Store LOUIS NOLLIVE Watchhlaker, Jeweler, -AND OPTICIAN. (b edMelt aprarded at Exposition of r is387~ . .!A A4 or hie watches a specialty SAI1rk cheap and guaranteed. fay14 etfe, La. Si M NOTICE. 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. CRYSTAL LENSES 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. -THE GAZETTE. 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 Broussardville Thursday. Mrs. A. Labe returned home Sunday from'a visit to relatives in !" Jeannerette. 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 here. Mrs. Rosa Henderson, of Iberia, who had been visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tanner, returned home Tuesday. 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 New Iberia. - 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 wish. h Robert Bailey and brother, Ho- a - mer, went to Jennings Thursday to spend a couple of days with their g brother. Miss Julia Olivier spent several o days in Royville with her sister Mrs. tc Lcranton, returning home Wednes- w day. James McCormick, from Lake Charles, and E. Richard, from Ope- b lousas, favored The Gazette with as calls Thursday. 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 of December. 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.- Iberia Enterprise.: 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 es wounded. We notice with much pleasure in a Picayune special from Baton Rouge dated last Wednesday that u s, ,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 King. 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 wish. Suicide. 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. Royville Items. 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 ance. -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 at tives. 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. CHEROKEE. Mr. Pierre-Rcvillon left Wednes day for Laka Artkur, where he will t spend several days. Duson Dot. 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 sick list. -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 Tuesday evening. -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, Willie ? -Mr. Preston Hoffpauir has been "under the weather" the past few days, but is improving. --E. M. Durgin is in the Mer menteaux country. -The indications are, from what we can hear, that there will be more cane planted in this section next year than usual. BETSY JONES. ALL NEXT WEEK. OPENING SUNDAY NIGHT December 3. AT Falk's Opera House. THE FOUR Roger- SiSteerS -AND TIHEIR EXCELLENT COMPANY OF PLAYERS. In a repertoire of their own plays. New Faces cy New Plays New Songs New Dances.M ELEGANT WARDROBE MAGNIFICENT STAGE SETTINGS CHANGE OF PROGRAMME EVERY EIGHT GOLD WATCH Given Away. 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. 'r an WE 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, e Rockford sHampden WATCHES, In Solid Gold, Silver and Pilled Cases. Silverware, 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 gold. BIOSSAT, F Aor Male . Lafayette, La. The Gazette. 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 LAFAYETTE. LOUISIANA. 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. Wa/gons, Cisterns. MIrs. John O. Mouton, NEiW AND SIASONABLB MILLINERY GOOD SUCH AS Hats, Feathers, Silks, Embroideries, also Ladies' and othildre's: