The Lafayette Advertiser, 18 November 1903
Born to Mr. and Mrs. F Sterling Mudd, Thursday, Nov. 12 at Algiers, a boy.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. JJ Graser, Thursday, Nov. 12, a girl.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Voorhies, Tuesday, Nov. 10, a girl.
Mr. Hubert Phillips and Miss Eleanor Millstead of Opelousas, were married at the Methodist church, Sunday evening, Nov. 15, at half past six o-clock, Rev. AC Smith officiating.
Miss Josie Courtney spent the day in Lafayette last Saturday and says, "Lafayette is the place to go enjoy one's self," but now she can enjoy herself in Carencro.
Dr. John Tolson, of Lafayette, was in town last Sunday, but we cannot say who the fair one was that accompanied him.
Dr. Beeler, of Lafayette, was seen on the fair grounds among the fair sex in his usual happy mood.
Dr. Louis Prejean, of Scott, was at the fair, but had not time to talk to the men.
Dr. and Mrs. GW Scranton and their little daughter, Gertie, were among their many friends last Sunday.
Dr. Parr, of Grand Coteau with his happy disposition, was at the fair.
A. Courtenay of Lafayette, was in great demand last Sunday with the ladies and we cannot say if he has yet returned.
Dr. C.-. Young, of Lafayette, was a visitor last Sunday among old friends: Cliff told us part of it.
Frank Broussard and Isaac Bendle seemed to enjoy themselves at the fair last Sunday.
ML Mastella, of Los Angeles, Ca., Auditor for the Southern Pacific, was looking into the affairs of that Company, and while here stopped at the Hotel de Breaux.
CD Gray, of the firm of Miller and Gray, will start for Texas next Saturday, where he expects to purchas several car loads of beef cattle.
JC Jordan visited his mother and sister last Saturday and his many friends prevailed on him to remain till Sunday.
Prof. Young and Miss Swett drove out to O. Breaux's sugar mill last Friday, and says the engine is the most unique they ever saw for its size.
Mrs. WL Beattie after a most delightful bisit of a few days with friends in Jennings, returned last Friday.
Mrs. Odon Guidry and children left for Abbeville last week to visit friends.
Dr. ZJ Francez entertained the Red Men of Lafayette last week at a supper.
Agnamar Duplichin has returned to Bowling Green, Ky., to complete his commercial course.
Dr. LA Guidry has gone to the Pasteur Institute in Atlanta with a little boy who was supposed to have been bitten by a mad dog, and we are glad to learn the dog did not have hydrophobia.
Mrs. LA Guidry is visiting friends and relatives in Jennings.
CC Gravelle of Patterson has charge of the chemical department at the refinery. Charlie is an expert chemist and a graduate of Tulane.
Miss Bertha Jones was called to St. Louis by phone last week to the regret of her many friends, who will anxiously await her return.
Foster Olroyd, city electrician of New Orleans, stopped over for the fair last Sunday.
Hon. Martin Behrman, of Algiers, candidate for State Auditor, was shaking hands with his old friends at the fair.
Geo. Melchoir was in Lafayette last Thursday on business.
Another attempt at robbery and murder on O. Breaux's plantation at 2 o'clock last Sunday morning among the negroes. Duplacien Comeaux was stabbed by one Clerma, in the back, shoulder and head; the wounded man was attended by Dr. ZJ Francez who reports the negro on the way to recovery.
Andre Martin of Lafayette was among his many old friends last Sunday.
Mrs. Hazard Langlinais spent a few days in Cypremort, visiting friends and relatives.
Misses Rita Broussard and Ella Comeaux and Messrs. Arthur Comeaux and Caesar Broussard went to LeRoy Saturday to attend the fair and bazaar held there for the benefit of the new Catholic church. They report having had a fine time.
Jules U. Broussard, an old veteran, spent a few hours in town Monday.
Pilette was very well represented at the meeting held at the court-house Saturday. Among those that participated were: William Hawkins, Albert Meaux, Arthur and Albert Thibodeaux, JO John, Alex, Cyprien and Jules Broussard, Alcee and Dominique Guidry, Francois and Ovey Comeaux.
Joachim Broussard and Raoul Bower will leave in a few days for New Orleans to learn the barber trade.
Eloi Benoit went to Broussardville on Monday on business.
Two happy young people bent on uniting their destinies for better or worse came in on the 11:30 train Thursday, accompanied by a young married couple. The groom and his friend, leaving the ladies at the hotel, hastened to the clerk's office where Deputy Clerk Frank Hopkins in his usual felicitous way furnished the necessary license. The party then sought the Methodist parsonage, but finding the minister absent, called on Judge Monier, who tied the nuptial knot promptly and effectively. The happy couple were Miss Elizabeth O. Smith of Leismore, who was visiting friends at Duson, and Mr. Andrew McDaniel of Crowley. The friends with them were Mr. and Mrs. JF Pulliam, of Crowley. Mr. Leonce Gladu served as one of the witnesses of the marriage. They party returned to Crowley on the 5 p.m. train.
Dr. PM Girard returned last week from a trip to Southwest Texas.
Claude Schmidt left Wednesday to accept a place in the trainmaster's office at Echo.
Gen. Leon Jastremski, while in Lafayette, paid The Advertiser an appreciated call.
Miss Lea Gladu left Thursday for Ruston to attend the meeting of the State Federation of Women's Clubs as a delegate from the Women's Literary Club of this place.
RV Dugas, of Breaux Bridge, has moved his family here and built a neat cottage home in the Nickerson addition. We extend Mr. Dugas and family a cordial welcome to Lafayette.
Mrs. Edgar Gauthier, of Broussard, was in Lafayette Thursday.
Invitations have been issued to the marriage of Miss Meta Duson to Mr. Lorenzo Hart Mornhinveg, of Opelousas, Wednesday evening, Nov. 25, at nine o'clock at the First Methodist Church, Crowley, La.
Miss Eunice Lasalle, of New Iberia, who has been spending a fortnight in Lafayette most agreeably, as the guest of Misses Lillie and Regina Blanchet, returned to her home Friday.
Louis Doucet, who is employed at the Billeaud Refinery at Broussard, was in town Saturday, the mill having suspended operation for a short while owing to a break down.
After a long and agreeable sojourn in the Crescent City, Miss Ruby Scranton has returned to her home in Lafayette.
Richard Mills, of Lake Charles, was here, on an outing, during the week.
Richard Chargois, now of Youngsville, was circulating among his friends here Sunday.
Alex Whittington took a run over to St. Martinville Sunday.
Miss Marie Campbell, who has been having a delightful visit with friends in New Iberia, returned Sunday.
Rene Durand spent part of Saturday and Sunday in St. Martinville.
Charlie Broussard visited friends in St. Martinville Sunday.
George Jeanmard was a visitor to Breaux Bridge Sunday.
Miss Edith Dupre, teacher at the Industrial Institute, paid Opelousas a short visit during the week, returning Sunday.
J. Barrow of Crowley was a visitor here Sunday.
Misses Philomene Doucet and Odille Smith, accompanied by Drs. J Octave Duhon and HP Beeler, attended the dance in Carencro Sunday night.
Oscar Thibodeaux, an Institute student, was called home to Napoleonville Saturday on account of illness of his father.
Aubert Talbot and Alcibiades DeBlanc visited friends in St. Martinville Sunday.
Robt. Boudreaux, who is attending the Institute, went to Thibodeaux Saturday for a day or two.
Aristide Francez of Carencro who has just returned from San Antonio where he went for his health, spent Sunday with friends here, and is looking greatly improved.
Frank Broussard, who left for Tulane Sunday to take a law course, was given a farewell supper Friday night by his friends. Everybody enjoyed the occasion and the good things provided. Speech making wasn't slighted and a number of the guests did themselves proud, so they say.
Cards are out announcing the marriage of Miss Hattye Feitel, daughter of Mr. Henry Feitel to Mr. Sam Weinstein of Sabine, Texas, on Wednesday evening, November 25, at half past eight o'clock at Estherwood, La.
Mrs. Winn, or Orange, Texas, came Monday and will remain here with her daughter, Mrs. TN Blake.
Mr. Oliver Mouton has placed his daughters at the convent in Grand Coteau. They left Sunday.
Mrs. Comstock and son Creighton left Sunday for Keachie.
Mr. and Mrs. Robt. Carter of Crowley, spent Monday in town as the guest of Mrs. Frank Hopkins.
Mrs. Roy Young and Miss Rita Young of Royville, were visitors to Lafayette during the week.
Eben Morgan, who has been attending college at Bowling Green, Kentucky, has finished the course, returned Tuesday.
Cards are out announcing the marriage of Miss Clara Hebert to Mr. Joseph A. Lacoste, which will take place at St. John's Catholic church Thursday evening, Nov. 24, at five o'clock.