Judith Schneider's suggestion (Mailbag, Aug. 17-18), that the
stores should pay $5 for each cart that is returned to the store, is
certainly a dangerous one.
Why should a store that makes carts available as a courtesy to
their customers be held responsible by being penalized with a fee
because the carts are being stolen from their premises?
I see empty carts around the neighborhood, but also carts that are