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History: From the Nation’s Capital

Reprinted from the September 1951
 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

From the Nation’s Capital
By M. L. Schwartz B.A., L.L.B. (special correspondent)

‘Canadian cattlemen will be interested to learn that loud whispers heard backstage in this nation’s capital indicate quite clearly now that the opposition to price controls which have directly or indirectly held down cattle prices in United States is growing so strong that this pressure may bring news again shortly. It is understood here in informed circles that the while price control machinery in Washington, as it affects cattle prices, is beginning to creak badly in spots, and, of course, this means that any radical change of policy across the border would be felt in cattle trading circles in this country whether this reaction is direct of indirect. And such a change may be coming, it is hinted.’

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