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Opelousas, Louisiana
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Sunday, December 8, 1968
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p ISOAIIYWORID (Opelousas, La., Sun., Dec. 8, 1968 1 CHURCH POINT SOCIALS By DIANA DAIGLE r i. V-s- J.. I -I"1 I I, ), ; y . V 't - ' . .. . .. ,-.-41 , r . vv'J.W 'vV MRS. AGUINALDO (Ayo Photo) Aquinaldo-Champagne Wedding Celebrated BREAUX BRIDGE - Linda Marie Champagne and James Glenn Aguinaldo were married Saturday, Dec. 7, in St, Bernard Catholic Church. Msgr. George Braquet officiated at the 10:30 a.m. double ring ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. James T. Champagne Jr., Breaux Bridge, are the bride's parents, and parents of the groom are Sgt. Maj. and Mrs. Francis Aguinaldo of Leesville. The bride, escorted by her father, wore a gown of white peau de soie and Alencon lace. The bodice and the long pointed sleeves were of re-embroidered Alencon lace. The long train had lace and pearlized motifs appliqued along the hemline. Her veil was attached to a crown of seed pearls. She car ried a bouquet of white pom pom mums with a yellow throated orchid. Mary Ann Champagne, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. Jean Champagne was bridesmaid. Both wore identi cal gowns of blue peau de soie, made on similar lines as the bride's dress. Short white veils, attached to blue bows, were their headpiece. Each carried a bouquet of white and blue mums. Wayne Aguinaldo, brother of the groom, was best man Other men in the wedding party were rioyd Thibodeaux, groomsman, and ushers were James Champagne Jr., and Rus sell Champagne, brothers of the bride. Laura Champagne, sister of the bride, was flower girl. She wore a white peau de soie dress ana carried a basket of white pom mums. Michael Champagne carried the rings. Miss bhelly Nepveaux f urn ished the nuptial music. I he reception was held at the Community Center. The bride's mother wore a brown knit dress, matching mantilla. and black accessories, with a white orchid corsage. The mother of the groom wore a two-piece white and red knit ensemble, matching mantilla, and black accessories. She also had a white orchid cor sage. ' Houseparty members were Mesdames Harold Guidry, Fred Champagne, D. M. Champagne, Anatoie t usilier and Miss Sher ry Champagne. For traveling the bride wore a blue knit suit with black ac cessories, and a white orchid corsage. They will live in Lees- ville. CHURCH POINT - Mr.' and Mrs. Ray Racci and son, Shawn, of Lake Charles, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Spears and children, Johnny, Duane, Joe and Chris tine, of bulphur, Mrs. Jessie Wimberly and children, Jes sica, Rachel, Jerry and Mitch, visited with Mr. and Mrs. Harry McBride on Thanksgiving Day. Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Cor mier of New Iberia are the parents of 'a baby daughter, Christy. The mother is the former Genua Daigle, formerly of Church Point. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Cormier of Duson and Mr. and Mrs. Chris Daigle of Church Point. The baby was christened at the1 New Iberia Catholic Church. Godparents are the baby's aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Jules Carriere of Church Point. Also attending the christening were Mr. and Mrs. Lee Thibodeaux and children of New Iberia. A Bible vigil was held by the seventh grade class in the chapel of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Convent. Music was furnished by Mitzi Guidry and Renee Onebane. Students taking part in the ceremony were Denise Lyons, Malcolm Lyons, Don Matte, Richard Matte, Dena McBride, Joel Miller, Randy Miller, Jeannie Olivier, Renee Onebane, Clair Richard, Rebecca Scanlan, Judy smith, Susie Sonnier Sonnier Penny Thibodeaux,- Sarah Thi bodeaux, Peggy Viator, Lynne Barry, Jeanne Beaugh, Una Beaugh, Lee Ward Bellard. Tommy Bodin, Vicki Boud-reaux, Jean Claire Burleigh, Susan Castille, Belinda Com- eaux, Mary Agnes Comeaux Konald Cormier, . Wade Cormier, Nelson Courville, Florence Daigle, Phyllis Daigle, John David, Kathy Fruge, Gerald Godeaux, Blair Guidry, Brian Guidry, Frederick Guidry, Jennifer Guidry, John Dale (Juidry, Kicky Guidry and Sandra Hebert. Mrs. Nelson Cormier and children of New Iberia visited EUNICE. DEMI-TASSE By MERCEDES V1DRINE EUNICE- Have started thinking about my Christmas column and will need YOUR help. This year, I'd like to collect infor mation on how Christmas is . celebrated in distant lands. . . church services, customs, menus, etc. Of course I can get the information from my encyclopadeia (and Santa came early and brought us a handsome new set) . . ; but I'd like a personal note with names of real live people who , have ex-perienced Christmas elsewhere. . . if you are an Army bride from another, country. . . if you are a foreign student here. . . if you have served in the armed forces on foreign soil and observed the customs there, you can help. Please send your information to Demi-Tasse. Box 863, Eunice, La. 70535 by December 14 . WHERE THE BOYS ARE. . . Bobby Courville, son of Leola, is. . now stationed, at Virginia Beach, Va. with the U.S. Navy . . , Jimmy Watson, son of Jenny and Dudley, recently graduated from Air Defense Offi cer Training at Fort Bliss, Tex. and is now at Homestead AFB. Fla. . Henry Dupre, son of Jimmy and Wilma Lee, is sta tioned at Kelsingen, Germany with the Army engineers. .-. . DON'T FORGET. .'. the St Edmund Book Fair today in the school cafeteria from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. . . . the VFW barbecue today from 11 a.m. to I p.m for the benefit of the building fund. . . The Beauty Operators Dance Dec. 15 at the Purple Peacock. . . the Country Club Annual Christmas Dance (for members and guests ) Dec 21.... " WHAT'S IN A NAME? There are four by the name ul Char les in the Oakley Manuel family Their son, Charles L. Manuel and his son, Charles Matthew . of Lafayette and their son:in-law. Charles Garner Jr. and his son "Chuck" of Welsh. CONGRATULATIONS. . . to Louise Riehl of Ville Platte, for merly of Eunice, who was named blue Key Darling at Northwestern Stale College, where she is a senior home economics major.- . . to Mr. and Mrs. Jim Slacg. one of our town s favo rite couples, who recently cel ebrated their 67th wedding an m versai v THANKSGIVING JACK-POT . . . Rosalie Chachere could probably tell you right fast what four families had for din ner , on Thanksgiving. . . she was on duty at the Pelican Mo tel that day and some of her friends got to feeling sorry for her and sent her a dinner. not one. . or two. . or even three. . but FOUR. ... BE KIND to your postman and please remember to help him out by mailing early for Christmas and using the correct - zip code... . and did ja-know that on the very first yellow page in your telephone directory, there is a list of zip codes for nearby communi ties... Speaking of the postman and Christmas.and alL.xeminds me of a real cute cartoon I saw last year. The two postmen met on a corner, each laden with noli day mail, and the caption was "I won t send you -one of you won t send me one. : LIMA. Peru UPI - Peru vians have been urged to eat more fish so the nation can save th? forrism e'xehanse that now goes for livestock and meat imports. . Orlando OIce.se, Minister of .Aprkultuie. said that in spite! of Peru's important fishing industry, the country had one of the lowest fish-eating rates in the world. Thursday with Mr. and Mrs. Jules Carrier and children. Mr. and Mrs. Willard A. Favre and children, Will, Alex, Rebecca and Ann, of Baton Rouge spent the Thanksgiving holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Bellard. Phyllis, Peggy and Terry Romero, foster children of Mr. and Mrs. Wilmer Williams spent the weekend with their father and step-mother in Or ange, Tex. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Guidry spent Friday with his mother, Mrs. Melvin Guidry. Mr. and Mrs. Wiimer Wil- limas and daughter, Sheila, spent Thanksgiving in Crow ley with their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Kir- ney Carriere and children, Joely, Lynn and Carson. Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Wim berly are the parents of a baby daughter, born Nov. 30. The mother is the former Dot Mc Bride. The baby's grandpar ents are Mr. and Mrs. Harry McBride and Mr. and Mrs. lr vin Wimberly, all of Church Point. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lee Batiste of 658 N. Main Street are the parents of a daughter. Monica ,Lynn, born Nov. 27. The mother is the former Betty Jean Rogers. James Marcus Comeaux, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Kent Comeaux, was christened last Sunday at 3 p. m. in Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Rev. Alcus Trahan officiating at the ceremony. Godparents are Mrs. Joseph Venable of Lafayette and Donald Comeaux of Sunset. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Saul Comeaux of Sunset and Mrs. Celmentine S. Douga of Church Point. L li SuzetteDurio Suzeffe Durio Jimmie Sioute Set Wedding LAFAYETTE -Mr. and Mrs. John "Mac" Durio, Lafayette, announce the engagement of their daughter, Suzette Theresa, to Jimmie John Stoute, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Stoute of Arnaudville. A Jan. 4 wed ding date has been selected to be held in St. Genevieve Catho-lice Church, Lafayette. The bride-elect is a graduate of Northside High School and attended Southwestern Beauty Academic Mr. btoute was graduated from Arnaudville High School and completed a two years course as an electronic technician at T.H. Harris Vocational School in Opelousas. Events Set At Legion Meeting BASILE -- Ways of encour aging educators to-teach Americanism in elementary schools were duscussed at a joint A-merican Legion Post 261 and auxiliary meeting held recently. Plans were also made for the annual Christmas party to be held at the Veteran s Hospital in Alexandria.., . , The post is sponsoring a Santa Claus visit on Dec, 21 at the Legion Hall and a second visit at the W.W. Steward School. Plans were discussed for the annual Christmas Party to be held at the Oleander Restaurant Dec. 13. Attending the meeting were Mr. and Mrs. Willis Fruge, Mrs. Jessie Perrodin, Mrs. A. R. Bessley, Mr. and Mrs. Jes sie Hebert, Mr. and Mrs. Elson Aguillard, Mrs. Allie Langley, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Duhon, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Langley, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert LeBlanc, Mr, and Mrs. Elden Manuel, Mr, and Mrs. Maye Moreau, Joe Elfert, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Grissom, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Howell, Mayeaux Moreau, Mrs, Ellis Cowart, Mrs. George Pas- sade, Hillary LeJeune, Clar ence Vidrine, Curley Dozas and guest, Larry Hebert. MA-1 . - r' Top Seller MRS. A. R. BESSLEY was cited at a' joint A-merican. Legion Post 261 ana auxuiar meeting in Basile for top sales in the organization's fruit cake project. She was presented a chrome tray in recognition for her services, -(Redlich Photo) Call us about our complete HOSPITAL COVERAGE PLAN r-1 f hionk m am LITTON ,. INIURANOIAICNCV sue EUNICE SOCIALS By MERCEDES VIDRINE Bride-Elect : MR. AND MRS. GEORGE MALORIN announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter Mary Laise, to Ronald James Lalonde son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Lalonde, all of Arnaudville. The wedding will take place Sunday, Dec. 22, at St. Francis Regis Catholic Church. Li- Engaged MR. AND MRS. ROBERT LABBE ; of Church Point announce the engagement oi tneir daughter, Arlene, to Bobby Dupre, son of Mr. and Mrs. Syble Dupre of prairie Konde. The wed ding date will be announc ed later. HOLLYWOOD 'UPI' For rest Tucker will star in the pilot film of the television series, -The Flim Flam Man. I A Registered trademark ol Gutrtin Bros. Mfg. Corp. (J Twin bands of 14 Karat Solid Gold signify husband and wife . . . a lustrous synthetic stone of the month marks the birthday pf each of her children. Walton's Jewelers 158 S. Main EUNICE - Among those from Eunice who were in Lafayette Wednesday evening to attend the film premiere of Les Acad-iens de la Dispersion at the Municipal Auditorium were Mr. and Mrs. Bob Dogia, Mr. and Mrs. L. M. neea, Mrs. james Montelaro, Dr. and, Mrs. Wil liam J. Limbeck. Dr." and Mrs. Keith Stolzle, Mrs. Jo Ann Hernandez, Mrs. Harry Shipley and daughter, Skye, Mr. and Mrs Huch Meeks, Mr. and Mrs..Kiv ers Vidrine and Mr. and Mrs. Gladnev Manuel. Mr. and Mrs. Kusseii uoise were in Lafayette Sunday to serve as Godparents at the christening of Jennifer Doise, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Doise. Mrs. Doise is the former Jackie Soileau, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rou- seD soueau oi EiUnicer ivi; t-;s.; Stella Ashy, also of Eunice,' is the paternal grandmother. Jennifer is the fifth child of the Bert Doises. Lewis Cummings of the Char ity Hospital staff and George Cummings, student at Fournet Flying School, Latayette, were here for the weekend visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Cummings. Miss Umma Marie Phiiastre was in St. Martinville Monday to attend a reception honoring the Honorable Bona Arsenault of Canada. ....... Mrs. Kenneth Moore, Mr. and Mrs. Dudley Arnaud, Mrs. Jimmy Deshotel and "Mrs. Willie Arnaud spent Monday in Baton Rouge. , OPEN EVERY NIGHT 'TILL 6:00 P.M. t i v h 1 r "It H-D Club Yule Hostesses HOSTESSES FOR the annual Christmas party of the Mamou Home Demonstration Club included, from left, Mrs. Delia , Brunei, Mrs. Dennis Pitre, Mrs. Ray Fontenot, guest, Mrs. Gil Fontehot, Mrs. Whitney Fontenot and Mrs. Darby Desho-tels. Following the business session of the meeting, gifts were exchanged, and new members were selected for the coming year. (Deshotels Photo) 1 '"hscts f -rivn I I 1 ft ' J ' 1 r"' - . Visiting Acadian Festival VISITING DIGNITARIES gathered at the .Louisiana Acadian Festival at Lafayette Ambassador Jules Leeer. Canadian nn. dersecretary of state. The women are , were, from left,. Senator H.R. Robichaud members of the American Business Wom- of .Canada; Kitty Comeaux; ; Father Cle- ' en's Club, L'Acadian chapter, i- -. (AP ' ment Cormier, representing the premier11 WireDhoto),u- of New Brunswick: Blanche Guidry; and ' ''. !: (AP i.i Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Warren and daughter, Babs Warren, spent the weekend in New Or-leans with Mrs. Warren's brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Jones. Mrs. Verda Jones returned with them for a visit. Mrs. Winston Reed and Mrs. John T. Soileau spent Monday in Alexandria. Elton Caswell is now recuperating at home after having undergone surgery for a back injury in. a New Orleans hospital. Nick C. Ferro and Butsy LeDoux were guests of Tom Hoffman at his hunting lodge on Bayou Bleu this week. For Holiday Wearing -- Or Giving . . . Wide Pants Fanflare! The pants that are with it have a real, flapper-ish, flamboyant flare. You'll revel in the swagger arid glamour of the silver screen her oines. Take a walk on the wide, wild side and get your show on the road. We like them best with our smashing blouses! Dpn't forget to shop our "Boutique Corner" for the g r e a t e s t Christmas Gift Ideas from 50' " 136 W. Bellevue ...II AtrS. Phone 948-8329 CAN D I ES XI,. J i i V ,!((' it ( " i ASSORTED CHOCOLATES 1 lb. $1.85 2 lbs. $3.60 3 lbs. $5.40 5 lbs. $8.75 Mm " "" I :l vl u . - - I " 1 A THE GIFT BOX ...chocolates and butter bons V2 lbs. $2.75 2 '4 lbs. $4.00 n kju-nv r- LITTLE AMBASSADORS finest miniature chocolates I lb. $2.40 2 lbs. $4.75 MODERN DRUGS Carlo Cannatella, Prop. Prescription Specialist 913 N. Main Opelousas Ph. 942-7141

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