Canada at War: Gyp Trippers

Fishy things seemed to be happening at the Canadian ends of Detroit's traffic links to the Dominion—the Windsor Fleetway Tunnel and the Ambassador Bridge. Windsor Star Columnist R. M. Harrison investigated, came away breathing hard. In righteous wrath next day he exposed some sleazy maneuverings by gas-hungry U.S. citizens.

"By any chance were any of you in the neighborhood of the tunnel exit yesterday? Or the bridge ramp this side? A disgusting spectacle. Here were hundreds of American cars, lined up bumper to bumper, coming to Windsor for just one thing. Gas. The Government allows each 'tourist' twelve gallons. All he has...

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