The Lafeyette Advertiser, Saturday, 04 January 1890
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Miss Amanda Smith, a charming young lady of New Iberia, was here during the past week visiting relatives and friends.
Mrs. P. B. Roy, of Royville, was in town Friday of last week, visiting friends. We were glad to see her in such fine health.
Our young friend Henri Gerac, who is student [sic] at St. Charles College, Grand Coteau, spent the holidays here with his parents and friends.
Mr. Phil Crouchet, deputy town Marshal, ran down to New Orleans for a few days during the week, combining in the trip business with pleasure.
Miss Leila Cornay was the lucky winner of the very handsome doll raffled at the Moss Pharmacy on January 1st, and Master Alley Sprole won the little steam railway train.
Little Misses Nydia, Alida, and Laurence Campbell, in company with Miss Nellie Bailey, left for Washington, La., Sunday, on a visit of a week to Mother Superior of Mount Carmel Convent, at that place.
We are sorry to learn that Mr. Jacob Mitchell, the popular and progressive merchant of Carencro, has sold out his business there and has left the State. Mr. Mitchell was a good citizen and will be regretted by a large circle of friends. We learn that he will make his future home in Oregon.
A party of young people called in upon Mr. and Mrs. Wall on New Year's eve and treated themselves to an enjoyable New Year party under their hospitable roof. They danced the New Year in and all present claimed to have enjoyed themselves finely. Among those present were Mr. and Mrs. Patrick, [?] [?] Cayard, [?] Clifford, [?] Johnson, Julia Oli??e, -- [sic] Blanchette, [?] Ella and Je? Clark, Messrs. Edward and and [sic] Andrew Cayard, Alfred M. Gardner, [?] [?], Alfred Mouton, J. Cargill, L. Lade?, [?] Spohr, J. Bowen, and Richard D?g.
Last Wednesday night, a party of young people called at the hospitable home of Dr. and Mrs. J. D. Trabin, to pay their respects to them an their charming daughters Misses Stella and Hayden, and to wish them a most happy and prosperous new year. Among the number were Misses Alix and Louise Judice, Anita Hohorst and Zerelda Bailey, and Messrs. V. D. Gardebled, J. Comeaux, Alfred and Sidney Mouton, Raoul Gentil, J. P. LeBesque, George Richard, Felix Girard, Ned and Felix Mouton. The compliments of the season over the young foil proceeded to amuse themselves to their hearts content and only when the hour of midnight was reached did they bid their kind hosts good night and retired gay and happy.
Mr. Alfred M. Gardner, after a pleasant sojourn with his friends and relatives here during the holidays, returned to hsi duties in New Orleans Thursday.