February 27, 1901

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The MINISTER OF PUBLIC WORKS (Hon. J. I. Tarte) :

1. Five.

2. J. M. Green & Co., St. Thomas $29,793.00

Wm. Griffiths, Woodstock

31,359.00

Wm. Reath, St. Thomas 31,910.91

H. Lindop, St. Thomas 33.470.00

John Prudom, London 34,225.00

3. To J. M. Green & Co., for

29,793.00

4. Yes.

5. About $37,000, including heating and furniture.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ARMOURY AT ST. THOMAS.
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RENT OF 25TH BATTALION CLUB ROOMS.

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Mr. INGRAM asked :

Liberal-Conservative

1. How much rent did the government pay each year since 30th June, 1896, for the use of the 25th Battalion club rooms in St. Thomas?

2. What amount of rent was due and unpaid by the previous government up to the 30th June, 1896, for the use of said club rooms?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   RENT OF 25TH BATTALION CLUB ROOMS.
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The MINISTER OF MILITIA AND DEFENCE (Hon. F. W. Borden) :

1. The government has paid each year, since 1896, $20 per month for use of a building for 25th Regiment, this building containing store room, band room and officers' quarters.

2. Nine months' rent was due to 30th June, 1896, when present government came into power.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   RENT OF 25TH BATTALION CLUB ROOMS.
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PORT STANLEY HARBOUR.

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Mr. INGRAM asked :

Liberal-Conservative

1. What was the total expenditure by this government on the harbour at Port Stanley since 30th June, 1896, up to 31st December, 1901?

2. What is the amount expended yearly since 30th June, 1896?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   PORT STANLEY HARBOUR.
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The MINISTER OF PUBLIC WORKS (Hon. J. I. Tarte) :

1. $37,565.32.

2. 1896-7 $ 842.821897- 8

20,046.311898- 9

13,007.431899- 1900

3,668.76

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   PORT STANLEY HARBOUR.
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$37,565.32 PORT BURWELL HARBOUR.

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Mr. INGRAM asked :

Liberal-Conservative

1. What was the total expenditure by this government on the harbour of Port Burwell since 30th June, 1896, up to 31st December, 1901?

2. What is the amount expended yearly since 30th June, 1896?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   $37,565.32 PORT BURWELL HARBOUR.
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The MINISTER OF PUBLIC WORKS (Hon. J. I. Tarte) :

1. $98,664.65.

2. 1896-7

1897- 8

1898- 9 $24,864.881899- 1900

44,577.97Half year, ended 31st December, 1900

29,221.80

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   $37,565.32 PORT BURWELL HARBOUR.
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QUANTITY OF FREIGHT THROUGH CANALS.

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The MINISTER OF PUBLIC WORKS (Hon. J. I. Tarte) :

1. No.

2. When application is made, the question will receive due consideration.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   QUANTITY OF FREIGHT THROUGH CANALS.
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ENFORCEMENT OF LAW RESPECTING BINDER TWINE.


Mr. ROBINSON (Elgin) asked*: Is it the intention of the government to instruct the inspector of weights and measures, or some other competent person, to enforce the law relating to binder twine, which reads as follows Section 3, chapter 37, 63-64 Victoria. ' Upon or attached to every ball of binder twine offered for sale there shall be a stamp with the name of the manufacturer or importer, stating the number of feet of twine per pound in each ball.'


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The MINISTER OF INLAND REVENUE (Hon. M. E. Bernier) :

A. copy of the Act, Chap. 37, of 63-64 Victoria, was sent to every inspector of weights and measures. A circular directing their attention to its provisions will be sent before the season for distribution of binder twine arrives.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ENFORCEMENT OF LAW RESPECTING BINDER TWINE.
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I.C.R. ROUND-HOUSE AT CAMPBELLTON.

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Mr. FOWLER asked :

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What was the cost of repairing or rebuilding the roundhouse on the Intercolonial Railway at Campbellton, N.B.?

2. What is the present condition of the building?

3. After it was repaired or rebuilt, did it leak, and if so, what was the cause of the leaking, has the defect been repaired, and at what cost?

4. Who was the contractor that did the repairing or rebuilding, and was the contract let by tender?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   I.C.R. ROUND-HOUSE AT CAMPBELLTON.
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The MINISTER OF RAILWAYS AND CANALS (Hon. A. G. Blair) :

1. The cost of re-modelling and enlarging the engine house at Campbellton, was $21,975.

2. The work has been carried on continuously since the contract was signed, and is now nearing completion.

3. There has been no leak in the building. The plans and specification and contract call for a new roof on the portion of the building to be extended, the existing roof was considered by the Railway Department in good condition. The contract plans and specification call for the repairing and making good of any portion of the existing roof damaged by the carrying on of the new work. The contractor guarantees the new roof for ten years after completion.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   I.C.R. ROUND-HOUSE AT CAMPBELLTON.
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Joseph Israël Tarte (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Mr. TARTE.

What was the total quantity of freight passed through the several divisions of the canals in Canada during the season of 1900?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   I.C.R. ROUND-HOUSE AT CAMPBELLTON.
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February 27, 1901