June 27, 1904

P.E.I.-WINTER MAIL SERVICE.


Mr. LEFURGEY-by Mr. Hackett-asked : 1. How many special trains were run by the Prince Edward Island Railway, carrying mails in connection with the ' Stanley ' and ' Minto,' during the winters of 1901-1902, 1902-1903, 19031904, stating each year separately ? 2. What rates were paid for carrying the mails by these trains ? 3. How many special trains were run by the New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island Railway, between Sackville and Cape Tormen-tine, carrying mails in connection with the steamer ' Stanley,' during the winters of 19011902, 1902-1903, 1903-1904, stating each year separately ? 4. What rates were paid for carrying the mails by these trains 7


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Hon. Sir WILLIAM MULOCK (Postmaster General) :

1. 1901-02, 119 special trains ; 1902-03, 31 special trains ; 1903-04, 142 special trains.

2. 1901-02, $1 per running mile ; 1902-03, rate not yet adjusted ; 1903-04, 50 cents per running mile.

3. 1901-02, 100 special trains ; 1902-03, 31 special trains ; 1903-04, 19 special trains.

4. The New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island Railway, in addition to the regular running mile rate paid for the conveyance of local mails, is paid $12 per round trip between Sackville and Cape Tormen-tine, N.B., for the conveyance of Prince Edward Island mails.

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SALARY OP JOSEPH E. GOBEIL.

CON

Mr. BRODER asked :

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What was the salary paid to Joseph E. Gobeil, in the Department of Public Works, previous to the year 1897, and what were his duties ?

2. What salary has been paid to Joseph E. Gobeil since his appointment as private secretary to Mr. Charleson, in the Yukon, and what were his duties there and in Ottawa ?

3. Do persons doing similar duties to those performed by him receive an equal salary ; and under what regulation or statute does he qualify to receive such salary and advancement ?

Topic:   SALARY OP JOSEPH E. GOBEIL.
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LIB

Hon. CHARLES HYMAN (Acting Minister of Public Works) : (Minister Without Portfolio)

Liberal

1. $900 as French audv English stenographer.

2. $2,400 as secretary and general assistant.

3. Mr. Joseph E. Gobeil was selected by Mr. Charleson, in 1899, to accompany him on the construction of telegraph lines in the Yukon. Mr. Charleson was authorized by the then minister to arrange about assistance required and the salaries, which he did as authorized.

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INLAND REVENUE LAW-VIOLATIONS.

LIB

Mr. MACPHERSON asked:

Liberal

1. How many persons have been found guilty of violation of the Inland Revenue Law relating to the manufacturing of tobacco, in and for the district of Montreal, since the 1st of July, 1903, and have been condemned since such date for such violation by the courts of the said district ?

2. How many parties have been found guilty of such violation since the same date, and have been adjudged by -the Department of Inland Revenue to pay fine ?

3. What are the names of those parties ?

4. What amount of fines has been paid in each

case ?

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Hon. L. P. BRODETJR (Minister of Inland Revenue):

1. None. [DOT]

2. None.

3. None.

4. None.

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PUBLIC WORKS-WAGES PAID TO LABOURERS.

LIB

Arthur Aimé Bruneau

Liberal

Mr. BRUNEAU asked :

What salary was paid per day to the day labourers who were employed by Mr. R. MacDonald, in virtue of his contract with -the Department of Public Works, on the construction of the Three Rivers wharf 7

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Charles Smith Hyman (Minister Without Portfolio)

Liberal

Hon. CHARLES HYMAN (Acting Minister of Public Works) :

$1.25 per day of ten hours.

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LIB

Arthur Aimé Bruneau

Liberal

Mr. BRUNEAU asked :

What salary is paid per day to the day labourers in -the employ of the Montreal Harbour Board ?

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LIB

Charles Smith Hyman (Minister Without Portfolio)

Liberal

Hon. CHARLES HYMAN (Acting Minister of Public Works) :

In the absence of the Minister of Marine and Fisheries I wish to say that the minimum wage paid to day labourers is $1.50 per day.

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LIB

Arthur Aimé Bruneau

Liberal

Mr. BRUNEAU asked :

What salary is paid per day to the day labourers who work at the Cascades, on the Sou-langes canal ?

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LIB

Henry Robert Emmerson (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

Hon. H. R. EMMERSON (Minister of Railways and Canals) :

$1.50 per dqy is paid day labourers on the work at Cascades on the Soulanges canal.

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LIB

Arthur Aimé Bruneau

Liberal

Mr. BRUNEAU asked :

What salary was paid per day to the day labourers who worked last winter at the building of the ice-breakers at St. Anne de Sorsl 7

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LIB

Charles Smith Hyman (Minister Without Portfolio)

Liberal

Hon. CHARLES HYMAN :

$1.25 per day.

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LIB

Arthur Aimé Bruneau

Liberal

Mr. BRUNEAU asked :

What salary was paid per day to the day labourers who worked on the repairs to the Ottawa Post Office ?

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LIB

Charles Smith Hyman (Minister Without Portfolio)

Liberal

Hon. CHARLES HYMAN :

Labourers are paid at the rate of 19 4-9 cents per hour.

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June 27, 1904