Miscellany: Gourmand

In Augusta, Me., one Thayer Wilshire, received his weekly pay, entered a drug store, consumed thirteen 10-cent ice creams, six bottles of soda, two ham sandwiches, two hot dogs, two chocolate bars, a box of potato chips and drank several glasses of water. Gourmand Wilshire then ran half a mile to show that he was physically fit.

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