CANADA: Ore by '54

"Gold is for the mistress—silver for the maid—

Copper for the craftsman, cunning at his trade."

"Good!" said the Baron, sitting in his hall,

"But Iron—Cold Iron—is master of them all."

—Rudyard Kipling

Wealthy and influential men from all over Canada and the U.S. gathered last week in the fishing village of Seven Islands, on the bleak north shore of the St. Lawrence River. U.S. Secretary of the Treasury George Humphrey, Quebec Premier Maurice Duplessis, and Newfoundland Premier Joseph Smallwood flew into town. A cruise ship brought 275 presidents, board chairmen or top executives of six major U.S. steel companies, U.S. and Canadian banks,...

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