Source: North Manchester Journal, October 21, 1880, Notice:

A. Pavey & Co., will close out their whole stock of groceries at cost, for the next ten days. The stock consists, in sugars, teas, coffees, syrups, spices, canned goods, tobaccos, etc. Also a large stock of queensware and glassware. We mean just what we say, at cost.
North Manchester, Ind.