Canada at War: ONTARIO: Wheedle Whackers

Canadian immigration authorities are checking on the records of "bird dogs," "bell cows" and "reloaders" who may have entered the Dominion from the U.S. Out in British Columbia, the Attorney General is investigating "dynamiters" and "foxes."

All these steps are directed against Ontario's "wheedle whackers" —high-pressure speculative mining-stock promoters who sell by direct mail and long distance telephone. They have been riding Toronto's current stock boom. Complaints about their operations have poured in all the way from Portland on the Pacific to Halifax on the Atlantic.

The wheedle whackers can operate across provincial lines in Canada because there is...

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