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MR. W. H. GARRETT
Oldest Citizen of Lanrens Pusses Away
After liinrerimr Ilness Funeral
Mr. Whimm II. Gnrrett, the oldest
Citizen <?!' I.aureus and one * ?f the
oldest of me county, died at 4 o'clock
Thursday morning after a lingering
illness extending over several weeks.
The funeral Bervlces were held Fri
day morning, first at the residence of
the deceased on West Main street,
and then the Masonic ceremonies tit
the city Ct lie 11 ry.
Mr. Oarretl had boon in declining
health lor the past tour months, and
about six wee Us ago was con (hied to
his room. I low* v< ?? prior to this thin
he was on the streets ami actively en
gaged 111 l i; business as broker for
l?\ W. Wagencr i\- Co. of Charleston.
Ills strength gradually failed as the
days passed and the end was mit
unexpected. On Wodnesday it was
seen that he could last but a little
while longer. 'Iis children were sum
moned to his bedside and were with
him until the end. which came peace
fully early Thanksgiving day.
Funeral service wad held at the
residence at ii o'clock Friday morn
ing, conducted by the Rev. W. B.
Thnyer of the First llaptist church.
A large number of intimate friends
were at this service to pay it last trib
ute to one whom they had known and
respected for years. Mr. darret t was
a Mason, and the services at the grave
were under Masonic supervision, con
ducted by Mr. T. l.ane Monroe. w,<r
Bhillftll master of Palmetto lodge,
number 111. The pall bearers were:
?Mi.:.' (I,, f ii J.ake .!. |( owings. S.
*G. McDnnlel, .1. Nf. Hunter, W. T.
Dorroh ami .1. K, Callage Tip? body
, was. interred jn (ho family plat In
? Ii?' eilv cemetery.
Mr. Willi,on It. Carroit was born in
th'o Warrior Creek neighborhood of
the county about S7 years ago. There
lie spent his early years, moving in
1849, sixty years ago. to 1.au
reus, then a inert) village, He was
engaged in those years, as salesman
for several business concerns of the
City. In the early sixties when the
war between the states begi n he was
then a member of the nid state Guards
and with his comrades of Company A
went to the front: he was a commis
sioned ofllcer of this company and
served faithfully until the end of the
struggle. Among the survivors of this
command are Mr. .1. O. C. Fleming of
Laurens and Mr. R. Frank Fleming
now of Greenwood. At the clos of the
war, he was married to MIbb Anna
Wallace, of the Hush River section of
Newberry county, where a number of
her relatives still reside; she was
a member of the distinguished family
of Wallaces who have been prominent
in South Carolina and Georgia history.
Of this union three children were born
Messrs Cuy and Claud W. Garrett and
Mrs. io. .1. Gage of Greenville. Mr.
Guy Gnrrett yreceeded his father to
the grave several years.
At the close of the win", Mr. Car.
rett established a business for him
self in i.aureus, conducting the first
shoe .Moie the city ever had. He
was careful and painstaking, hard'*
working and persistent, thereby es.
lalilishing tt t ame for himself in the
business circles of the county and
state. For the oast few years he has
not been abb- to devote all his time
to business on account of Iiis falling
health: but he faithfully attended to
Iiis duties as representative for F. W.
Wag' nor & Co. of Charleston up to
within a few weeks of his death.
Mr Ca net t was a high-toned gen
tleman and held the esteem of a large
circle of acquaintances. His familiar
figure will he missed on the streets
of Laurens, where all knew ami re
spected him. He is survived by his
wife and two children. Mrs. 15. .1. Cage
of Greenville and Mr. Claud W. Gnr
rett of Greenwood.
THE \i:WS FROM RABt \.
Run The People of That Community
?Speut Thnuksgivlng Day.
Rabttn, Noy.30?Mr and Mrs. Dave*
Carton of Green Fond npg.nl Wednes
day night witii Mrs. m. C, Apffrcrom
Mr. Paul Wjllls and family were'
t!;,; quests of Mr. W, P. Jtahlwjn
Mrs. Marley Abercromble spent sev
eral days last week with her mother
who Is very sick, near McDanlel's mill.
Mrs. Nancy Owens and son Mr. Den
nis Owens spent Thanksgiving at the
home of Mr. T. R. Itabb.
jdl'i ami Mrs. Claude Wasson ami i
I little girl. Kellte, of Friendship spent i
Thnuksgivlng at the homo of her
mothers, Mrs. Rebecca Owens.
Mi s Carrie MallOll and brother. Mr.
Will Mnhon were in Lattrcns Saturday
Miss Edna Owens spent Saturday
; night and Sunday with Misses Maiu*;
: ami Lain Stone.
Mrs. O. W. Bnbh and son Joel, were
in Lauren* Saturday.
Thanksgiving day wes spent very
kuietly in this community.
Personal Mention Concerning People
of Thrifty Section.
Btibbtown, Nov. 29?Several people
of this section attended the party
Thanksgiving evening at the home
Of Mr. und Mrs. Claud Kellett.
Last Thursday afternoon Rev. S. T.
Blackmail preached a missionary ser
mon in Green Pond church.
Mr. Mc. Thompnson and wife moved
to Fountain Inn last week. I
Mr. Tnlmnge Kelletl was visiting
Mr. Cleon Woods Thanksgiving.
Miss Llllie Barton spent, last l'ri- j
day night with Miss Cora Bnbb.
Mr. llaskoll Stonj} lett Friday for
Piekons to spend a few days with pel
.Miss llattio Brownleo of Fairview
and Miss Ida Mae Taylor spent Sat
urday night with Miss Willie Curry.
Miss Sal lie Woods was the guest of
Mr. and _^s. Claud Willis Friday
Mr. rtftd Mrs. R. G. Woods have
moved to their home in the pretty
Miss LllUo Curry spent last Thurs
day with Misses Eula and Daisy Stone.
Mr. John Taylor and daughter Miss
Ida Mae and little grand daughter.
Clara Belb' Bnbb, went to Laurens
Mr. Sidney Armstrong of Eden
spent Sunday with his daughter, Mrs.
Mr. Ceo. Woods and family came
down from Fountain inn Sunday in
iiis automobile to spend the day with
Mr. and .Mrs. Dee Woods.
Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Marlor spent
Saturday and Saturday night with
thef.e sister Mis. Vaughn, near Green
County I'nlon To Meet.
On salesday in December, the Gth.,
the Laurens County Farmers' union j
will hold a meeting in the court house
at 1 o'clock, just so soon as the sales '
are completed. Several prominent
speakers have been Invited lo h > pres
?n i ami address the farmers, and an ,
interesting meeting Is expected. Lot
all the union moil in the c ounty he 0i> <
I . 1). < "s. Meet Monday.
The local chapter of the United
Daughters Of the Confederacy will
meet on Monday afternoon, December
6th, at the residence of Mrs. T. D.
Darlington at o'clock. All those
who expect to attend are requested to |
notify the hostess beforehand.
Men's Storm Shoes
Shoes for the Han who is out of doors ^
in all sorts of weather.
Ideal Shoes for wet stormy dajs.
Guaranteed to be thoroughly Water
Medium or Extra High Cut.
English grain, and heavy
Calf leathers. Bellows ton
gue, Viscolized uppers and
soles. Soles double to heels.
Leather lined. Soft insoles.
#1.50, 1.75, 2.00, 2.50, 3.00, 3.50
These Shoes are splendid foot pro=
tectioti for Men on the farm, 5tock
Men, Mall Carriers and Teamsters.
They insure dry, comfortable Feet
at all times.
More colds are caught through ihc
Feet than through the head.
The Shoe Man,
Laurens, S. C.
Customers .Shoes Shined Free
The One Price Shoe Store.
Fancy Northern Apples, Florida Oranges, Tangerines, Grape Fruit, Nuts, Raisins, Cocoanuts, Candies, fresh
shipments arriving daily. Get your Christmas supplies from us. Quick delivery. Quality. Cheap prices. Low
freights. Satisfaction guaranteed.
Car Danish Cabbage arrived yesterday, small hard heads, the keeping kind. Also Spanish, Red and Yellow
Onions, New York State Irish Potatoes. We sell Produce cheaper than you can obtain it from any other source.
Figure in the freights and compare our prices with those of other dealers. We are on the ground door.
2500 Barrels Flour?2500 Barrels
We have 2o00 barrels (Hour on contract, 800 barrels in transit. This flour was bought before the advance, some
of it very cheap, We didn't buy it to keep. We want to take the profits on it and close all contracts before the first
of the year and in order to do this we are going to offer it a little cheaper than you can buy the same grades from
any Mill in the business, [f you are "from Missouri" we can show you.
In addition to the above lists we carry a general line of staple and heavy groceries, both at Laurensand Clinton.
Meal, Grits, Rice, Coffee, Molasses, Sugar, Soap, Canned Goods, Drugs and Extracts, Cigars and Tobacco. We
want your business and if square dealing and correct prices cut any figure with you we ought to have it.
Dixie Flour & Grain Company