April 21, 1904

QUESTIONS.

PIER AT POINT PRIM, P.E.I.


Mr. HACKETT-by Mr. Sproule-asked : 1. What engineer made survey and with regard to the construction o£ a pier Ts. Point Prim, Queen's county, Prince Edward 1 land ? . 2. When was the survey made, aud what 1 the date of the report ? 3. Did the engineer making the survey re commend the construction of this work ? 4. What is the depth of water where the is to be built ; and of what nature is the tom formation, rock, mud or sand ? . 5. Will the construction of this pier e 0 advantage to the shipping interests ? ., 6. What is the estimated total cost of sal pier ?


LIB

Robert Franklin Sutherland

Liberal

Hon. .TAS. SUTHERLAND (Minister °{ Public Works) :

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   PIER AT POINT PRIM, P.E.I.
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John William Bell

Mr. BELL.

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Subtopic:   PIER AT POINT PRIM, P.E.I.
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REGULATIONS FOR ACTIVE MILITIA.


'* Bell-bv Mr. Sproule-asked : A* ir- the practice of the Department of 5a and Defence to reimburse officers who have been required to procure certain uniforms, when ihe style and colours of such uniforms are afterwards changed by regulation, thus necessitating a change of dress ? 2 Are khaki uniforms still worn in the active militia ; and if so, in what regiments, and under what conditions ? 3 What dress regulations exist at present for the active militia ? ISir FREDERICK BORDEN (Minister of Militia and Defence) : 1. No. , .2. Khaki uniforms are regulation for permanent and city corps, and will be issued as supplies become available. It has been decided not to issue this dress to the rural corps for the present, but officers of these corps who have got the dress will be permitted to wear it out. _3. Dress regulations are contained ill Regulations and Orders, 1898, and such changes as have been made since then have been pro.-mulgated in General Orders.


HEADGEAR FOR REGULAR MILITIA.


Mr. CLARKE-by Mr. Osier-asked : 1. Has any contract or order been given by the Militia Department for forage caps, or head gear, for the regular or militia forces, within the past three months ? 2. If so, to whom has the contract or order been given, and on what terms ? 3. Were public tenders or bids asked for from Canadian firms generally ? If not, from whom were tenders procured, and what were the figures of each of the tenderers ? 4. When was the order given, and when are the goods to be delivered ?


LIB

Sir FREDERICK BORDEN (Minister of Militia and Defence) : (Minister of Militia and Defence)

Liberal

160S

1. What is the number and at what date was the last grazing license issued in Assiniboia or Alberta ?

2. To whom was it issued, and tor how many acres ?

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LIB

Clifford Sifton (Minister of the Interior; Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs)

Liberal

Hon. CLIFFORD SIFTON (Minister of the Interior).

The last lease issued for grazing lands in Alberta or Assiniboia was numbered 1919 and covers an area of 1,921 acres, designated as ranch No. 2657. Date of lease, 19th of April, 1904. The name of the lessee is Robert H. Roe, of Medicine Hat, Assiniboia, isr.w.T.

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Subtopic:   HEADGEAR FOR REGULAR MILITIA.
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POSTMASTER AT PUGWASH, N.S.

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Mr. BELL asked :

1. Who is the postmaster at Pugwash, N.S. ?

2. How long is it since the death of the late postmaster ?

3. Who is now doing the work ?

4. Is it the intention to appoint the postmaster ?

5. If not, who is to be appointed ?

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Subtopic:   POSTMASTER AT PUGWASH, N.S.
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LIB

James Sutherland (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Hon. JAS. SUTHERLAND (Minister of Public Works).

On behalf of my kon. colleague the Postmaster General I beg to reply :

Mr. Peter McLean, jr., is postmaster of Pugwash, county of Cumberland. The death of the late postmaster was reported to the department on the loth September last. The work of the office is being performed by the postmaster. -

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Subtopic:   POSTMASTER AT PUGWASH, N.S.
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ELECTORAL LISTS-PROVINCE OP QUEBEC.

CON

Mr. LEONARD asked :

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many of the electoral lists, revised last September, for the province of Quebec, have been printed by the King's Printer ? And what lists have been so printed ?

2. How many have been distributed, and to whom ?

3. What system does the King's Printer follow in the printing of electoral lists ?

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Subtopic:   ELECTORAL LISTS-PROVINCE OP QUEBEC.
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The Rt. Hon. Sir WILFRID LAURIER (Prime Minister) :

1. The following lists for the province of Quebec have been distributed Bkjnaven-ture, Bertliier, Beaukarnois, Bagot, Ckateau-guay, Gaspe, Huntingdon, Hochelaga, Jacques Cartier, Kamouraska, L&vis, L'lslet, Maisonneuve, Montmorency, Missisquoi, Montmagny, Pontine, Portneuf, Quebec East, Quebec West, Quebec Centre, Rouville, St. James, Montreal ; St. Antoine, Montreal ; St. Lawrence, Montreal ; Ste. Anne, Montreal ; Ste. Marie, Montreal ; Shefford, St. Hyacinthe, Terniscouata.

2. Twenty copies have been sent to the sitting member and twenty copies to the defeated candidate of each constituency.

3. The lists are taken up and printed one after the other as fast as they can be done.

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CHIEF JUSTICESHIP OF NOVA SCOTIA.

CON

Mr. FOWLER asked :

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Is the office of chief justice of Nova Scotia vacant ?

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Subtopic:   CHIEF JUSTICESHIP OF NOVA SCOTIA.
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Mr. REID (Grenville).

Conservative (1867-1942)

2. If so, how long has it been vacant . _jj

3. Is it the intention of the government

that office before the end of the present sion ? . th8

4. What is the cause of the delay in fllluiS

said office ?

5. Has the government any difficulty 111 c?ept curing a suitable and qualified person to a .e said office ?

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Subtopic:   CHIEF JUSTICESHIP OF NOVA SCOTIA.
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April 21, 1904