Source: North Manchester Journal, December 2, 1880, Ad:
The Big Clock has Gone, but
D. SMITH & CO.
OFFERS TO THE PUBLIC
A GREATER WONDER!
In their large and varied STOCK OF GOODS, consisting in part of
DRY GOODS, Notions, Hats, Caps, Boots, Shoes, Clothing and Groceries!
OUR DRESS GOODS DEPARTMENT!
Is unequalled in style and quality, by any other house in town. We call
Especial Attention to Our Large and complete Line of Laces.
OUR CLOTHING DEPARTMENT!
Is full and complete in every branch. We can fit
The Smallest Boy or Largest Man.
Call in and see for yourselves before making your purchases.
We do not claim to be the largest house in the county, nor do we claim
TO SELL CHEAPER THAN ANYBODY ELSE,
But do sell as Cheap as the Cheapest.
Thanking the public for former favors and soliciting a share of your patronage in the future.
We remain Yours Respectfully,
D. SMITH & Co.