But anything will do, except a grocery or a hardware store and places like that.
Hardware was too high in price, and was no longer needed for clothing.
In 1850, he left the trade in dry goods and took up that in hardware.
"We're in back of Williamson's hardware place," replied Ned.
"His hardware'd melt where I'D tell him to go," he declared.
He could larn to keep books ...