Foreign News: A Dilemma

The Rupor, a Russian paper published at Harbin, printed the petition of one Suslov to his chief:

" I have the honor to report that my petition on the subject of obtaining a piece of cloth for trousers has been declined, so that I, Suslov, at the present time remain entirely undressed, and it is even impossible to take off my fur coat in the presence of ladies, because I, for lack of good trousers, may shock the lady or disgrace myself. In case of such an occurrence, I, Suslov, will not consider myself...

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