Miscellany: Trousers

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In Swanton, Md., one J. R. Wilt, a farmer, entered a sworn affidavit that he had worn one suit continuously for 23 years; was presented with a new coat and vest by the store whence he had bought; declared the trousers would last a while longer.

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