MANNERS & MORALS: Down the Hatch, Up the Check

MANNERS & MORALS

In New York City last week, associations of tavern-owners and saloonkeepers called sad-faced meetings to consider the rising cost of beer. "I don't think we'll be able to reduce the size of the glass," said President Robert Degnan of the United Restaurant Liquor Dealers of Manhattan, Inc. "There wouldn't be anything left." That left only one solution—the 15^ beer.

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