Business: Shoes, Vegetables

The man who walks into a restaurant and orders a vegetable dinner was pointed out accusingly by the National Shoe Retailers' Association in Manhattan last week, called the real culprit in high shoe price the association declared is coming. The less beef eaten, the less cattle killed, the higher the price of leather, the shoe men explained deftly. A 15% to 20% price increase was predicted because of the growth of vegetarianism.


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