The Lafayette Advertiser, 16 January 1897

Dr. Mouton sustained some scrathes [sic] the result of a runaway last week.

Editor Breaux of the Opelousas Cla-on was in town Saturday and Sunday.

Miss Maud Boas attended the Dautrive-Mettayer nuptials in Loreanville Monday.

Miss Gabriel Railbeau of Galveston is visiting relatives in Lafayette.

Miss Lucy Vigueaux spent last week with friends in Rayne.

Mrs. Felix Voorhies of New Iberia was in Lafayette Saturday visiting her son Mr. EG Voorhies.

Mr. N--ma Broussard one of Arnaudville's solid business men called on friends in Lafayette this week.

Mrs. PV Miller of Eunice, visited relatives in Lafayette this week, and paid the Advertiser a pleasant call.

WS Fraser, the gentleman who superintended the construction of the Oil Mill, returned to his home in Atlanta Ga. Tuesday, accompanied by his daughter Miss Lillian.

Mr. Warren Gardiner, the genial insurance man of Opelousas, has been in town this week looking up prospective policies.

Messrs. Felix and Chas. Voorhies have been employed by the People Cotton Oil Co, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Superintendant Fraser.

Mr. DW Kemp, the business representative of L. Grunewald & Co., New Orleans, has been in Lafayette for the past few days and has disposed of several of the superior grade of instruments handled by his house.

Cards are out announcing the approaching marriage of Miss Madeline Clemence Melchoir to Mr. Felix Andrus, both of Carencro. This happy event will be celebrated by a nuptial mass in St. Peters church at Carencro Monday Jan. 18th at 10 o'clock.

Mayor Daboval of Rayne, accompanied by Mr. David Levy, were in Lafayette this week. While in town Mr. Daboval paid his respects to Gustave Ludovic Ballin, having employed him at one time in his artistic capacity as a painter of whose ability he speaks in no mean way.

Last Thursday in St. Martinsville, Mr. Florian Cornay led to the altar as his charming bride, Miss Elodie Guerinier of that hamlet of handsome lassies. The nuptial services were held at the Catholic church at 5 o'clock PM. The wedding march was played by Miss Martha Mouton, the Ave Maria by Gounod was sung by Mrs. Rena Simon and Mr. HA VanderCrayssen. After the ceremony a reception was held at the home of the bride's parents. Mrs. Cornay and daughters Bessie and Leila, Mrs. Bonnet and Miss Adele Young from Lafayette were present.

Miss Mary Abbott and Mr. T. Eaves were married at the Catholic Church Thursday morning by Rev. Father Ban-ard. A large number of friends attended the ceremony. The young couple boarded the eastbound train for a bridal tour. Many wishes from the ---