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軒先に「たばこ」と抜いた赤塗りの看板が出てゐるから、勿論マツチも売らない筈はない

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The above is from 『あばばばば』芥川龍之介 .

I'm not sure what the whole sentence means though I understand every word individually except 出てゐる.
Should マツチ be マッチ for match, the one that lights the cigarette?
 

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When ゐ or ゑ comes up, do we read i and e respectively or wi and we respectively?
 

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The pronunciations are "i" and "e". The distinguish between "ゐ and い" or "ゑ and え" in pronunciation was lost approximately 700 years ago. The pronunciations changed several times, but those kana were finally pronounced as "i" and "e" in the middle of 18th century.
 
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