Canada: THE DOMINION: A Hell of a Christmas Present

The Dominion Government was caught off base; it was angry and indignant at the sudden dropping of meat rationing in the U.S. (see NATIONAL AFFAIRS). Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King hastened over to tell the House of Commons his decision: the U.S. could end meat rationing if it pleased, Canada would not.

In a voice heated with emotion, prim Mr. King reminded the House that Canada had resumed rationing in September to make "the fullest possible contribution to the needs of the United Kingdom and the continent of Europe." He had noted during his recent fact-finding visit to...

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