National Affairs: No Chicanery at Chicago

U. S. stockbreeders flocked to the 31st International Live Stock Show at the Chicago Coliseum last week in greater numbers than ever before, officially assured that no tricky showmanship would be countenanced, that sound husbandry would prevail in the granting of awards. For the first time it became publicly known that for years certain breeders have been injecting their cattle with subcutaneous matter (oils, paraffin) to fill out sags and wrinkles in their animals carcasses. Even Lucky Strike, last year's grand champion steer, owned by 20-year-old Elliott Brown of Rose Hill, Iowa, who...

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