National Geographic : 1908 Sep
658 THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE Photo and Copyright by Underwood & Underwood, New York BARGAIN SALE OEF JAPANESE CLOGS AND SANDALS AT A SHOP IN TOKYO The sandals with straw soles cost only a few cents. The padded strap passes between the big toe and the rest of the toes. The wooden clogs, especially useful in muddy or snowy weather, are held in place by similar straps. This very slight attachment to the foot is prac tically necessary, as all shoes are removed on entering any temple, shop, or dwelling-house, even the humblest sort.