Foreign News: Gumshoers

In Toronto's Royal York Hotel last week American shoe retailers from both sides of the border conventioned. Said Chicago Retailer O. J. McClure: "I hope you have no shoe salespeople in Canada who mispronounce names, call customers 'dearie,' hum and stare and make customers nervous!"

"I rise to place an objection before the meeting," cried a punctilious Canadian retailer. In shoe shops across the Dominion we have salespeople guilty of a worse offense in that they chew gum while waiting upon customers."

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