The Lafayette Advertiser, 11 January 1890
Our genial friend Mr. Valery Ledoux, of Lake Arthur, paid us an appreciated call this week.
Rev. Father Branche, of Chataignier, was in town this week and gave us a pleasant call.
We acknowledge the receipt of an invitation to attend the marriage of Mr. Leon Wienberg to Miss Gussie Plonksy, to take place at the Lafayette Synagogue, on Sunday evening, Jan. 19th, at four o'clock.
Last Thursday we had a pleasant call from Messrs. JC and PE Couvillion of Carencro. Mr. JC Couvillon has sold out his business to his brother, PE Couvillon, who will carry on the business in the future. We bespeak for him a liberal patronage. JC Couvillon expects about the 1st of February to open business in the town of Lafayette. We glady welcome him and trust that he will find success and happiness amongst us.
EASTIN- At his residence in the town of Lafayette, Sunday January 5th, 1890, Hazard Eastin, aged -8 years and - months.
In the death of Hazard Eastin an old and familiar landmark has passed away. Deceased was a native of this parish, and leaves a widow and a large circle of friends and relatives to mourn his loss.
He was a prominent and popular citizen and the lat of the commissioned officers of Company A, 28th La. Regiment, CSA, of which he was First Lieutenant, and an efficient officer and a good soldier. He was Sheriff of this parish from 187- to 1890, at which time, he retired in favor of his chief deputy Edgar Mouton. He was a Police Juror from 18-- to 18-8, and was a Master Mason of long and good standings.
In all the relations of his life, he was frank, faithful, and honorable, and steadfast and true to his friends. Peace to his ashes.
Mr. J. Mitchell left us on January 1st for Portland, Oregon, where he will establish himself in business. He was long and favorably known by our people, who wish him success in his new venture.
Mr. AC Guilbeau is enlarging his store building and will in a few days reopen with a large assorted stock of goods. It is his intention to keep a first-class saloon and ten-pin alley.
Miss Lucy Bernard is on a visit to the family of Mr. Henry Crouchet.