January 11, 1905

OF THE DEBATES OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS OF THE DOMINION OF CANADA FIRST SESSION-TENTH PARLIAMENT 5 EDWARD VII., 1905 VOL. LXIX COMPRISING THE PERIOD FROM THE ELEVENTH DAY OF JANUARY TO THE SECOND DAY OF MARCH, INCLUSIVE OTTAWA


PRINTED BY S. E. DAWSON, PRINTER TO THE KING'S MOST - EXCELLENT MAJESTY


MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNMENT OK THE RIGHT HONODRABLE SIR WILFRID LAIIRIER


F.O., GKC.MI.&., K.C., D.C.L. lOxon.)


AT THE OPENING OP THE FIRST SESSION OF THE TENTH PARLIAMENT 1005 CABINET FORMED JULY 13, 1896


President of the Privy Council (Premier) Minister of Trade and Commerce Secretary of State Minister of Militia and Defence Postmaster General Minister of Agriculture Minister of Finance Minister of Customs Minister of Justice Minister of Marine and Fisheries Minister of Railways and Canals Minister of Inland Revenue... Minister of Public Works Minister of the Interior Without Portfolio . ..Rt. Hon. Sir Wilfrid Ladrieb, P. C., G. C. M. G. K.C., D.C.L. (Oxon.) ... Rt. Hon. Sir Richard J. Cartwright, G.C.M.G. .. .Hon. R. W. Scott, K.C., LL.D. .. Hon. Sir F. W. Borden, K.C.M.G., B.A., M.D. .. .Hon. SirWM. Mulock, K.G.M.G.,K C.,M. A.,LL.D. .. .Hon. Sydney Fisher, B.A. .. Hon. W. S. Fielding. ... Hon. Wji. Paterson. .. .Hon. C. Fitzpatrick, B.A., K.C. ... Hon. Raymond Prefontaine. . Hon. H. R. Emmerson. .. Hon. Louis PHiLiprE Brodbur. ... Hon. C. S. Hyman. .. Hon. F. Oliver. .. -Hon. W. Templeman. Solicitor General (Not in the Cabinet.) Hon. Rodolphe Lemiedx, K. C.


CHANGES.


The Hon. Clifford Sifton is succeeded as Minister of the Interior by Hon. F. Oliver. The Hon. James Sutherland is succeeded as Minister of Public Works by Hon. C. S. Hyman. Clerk of the Privy Council ___John J. McGee.


OFFICERS OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS.

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Hon. R. F.@

Sutherland Speaker.

Mr. Charles Marcil, M.P Deputy Speaker.

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Mr. T. B.@

Flint Clerk of the House.

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Mr. J. B. R.@

Laplante Assistant to the Clerk.

Lieut.-Col. Henry Robert Smith Sergeant-at-Arms.

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OFFICIAL REPORTERS.


Albert Horton Stephen Abbott....\ E. Joseph Duggan__ J. O. Marceau


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Alphonse Desjardins . "

A. C. Campbell...

George Simpson .

R. C. Dunbar_

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Chas. W.@

Boyce

.Chief Reporter.

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Assistant to Chief Reporter.

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ALPHABETICAL LIST OP THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS


First Session, Tenth Parliament Adamson, A. J.-Humboldt. Alcohn, George Oscar-Prince Edward. Ames, Herbert B.-Montreal, St. Antoine. Archambault, Joseph Eloi-Berthier. Armstrong, Joseph E.-Lambton, E. R. Avery, Melzar-Frontenac. Barker, Samuel-Hamilton, East. Barr, John-Dufferin. Beauparlant, Aim# M.-St. Hyacinthe. Beland, Henri Severin'-Beauee. Belcourt, Hon. Napoleon Antoine-Ottawa. Bennett, William H.-Simcoe, E.R. Bergeron, Joseph G. H.-Beauharnois. Bickerdike, Robert-Montreal, St. Lawrence. Black, Judson Burpee-Hants. Blain, Richard-Peel. Bland, Leonard T.-Bruce, N.R. Bole, David Wesley-Winnipeg. Borden, Hon. Sir Frederick W., K.C.M.G.- King's, N.S. Borden, R. L.-Carleton, O. Bourassa, Henri-Labelle. Bourbonnais, Augustin-Soulanges. Boyce, Arthur Cyril-Algoma West. Boyer, Gustave-Vaudreuil. Brabazon, Gerald H.-Pontiac. Bristol, Edmund-Toronto, Centre. Bboder, Andrew-Dundas. Brodeur, Hon. Louis Philippe-Rouville. Brown, James P.-Chateauguay. Bruneau, Arthur Aim£-Richelieu. Bureau, Jacques-Three Rivers and St. Maurice. Burrows, Theodore Arthur-Dauphin. Caldwell. Thomas Boyd-Lanark, N.R. Calvert, William Samuel-Middlesex, W.R. Campbell, Archibald-York, Ont., C.R. Carney, Michael-Halifax. Carrierk, L. A.-Levis. Carvell, Frank Broadstreet-Carleton, N.B. Cash, E. L.-Mackenzie. Chisholm, Thomas-Huron, E.R. Christie, Peter-Ontario, S.R. Clare, George A.-Waterloo, S.R. Clarke, Alfred H-Essex, S.R, Clarke, E. F.-Toronto, C.R. Clements, Herbert S.-Kent, W.R. Cochrane, Edward-Northumberland, Ont., E.R Cockshutt, William F.-Brantford. Conhee, James-Thunder Bay & Rainy River. Copp, Albert J. S.-Digby. Costigan, Hon. John-Victoria, N.B. Crawford, John-Portage la Prairie. Crocket, Oswald S.-York, N.B. Cyr, .Joseph Ernest-Provencher. Daniel, John Waterhouse-St. John (City). Delisle, Michel Simeon- Portneuf. Demers, L. Philippe-St. John and Iberville. Derbyshire, Daniel-Broekville. Desjardins, Samuel-Terrebonne. Devlin, E. B.-Wright. Dubeau, Joseph Adelard-Joliette. Dugas, Francois" 0.-Montcalm. Dyment, Albert Edward-Algoma East. Elson, Peter -Middlesex, E.R. Emmerson, Hon. Henry R.-Westmoreland. Ethier, Joseph Arthur C.-Two Mountains. Fielding, Hon. William Stevens-Shelburne and Queen's, N.S. Finlay, John-Peterborough, E.R. Finlayson, Duncan-Richmond, N.S. Fisher, Hon. Sydney Arthur-Brome. Fitzpatrick, Hon. Charles-Quebec County. Forget, Rodolphe-Charlevoi*. Fortier, Edmond-Lotbini&re. Foster, Hon. George Eulas-Toronto, North Fowler, George W.-King's & Albert, N.B. Gallery, Daniel, Montreal, St. Anne. Galliher, William Alfred-Kootenay. Ganong, Gilbert W.-Charlotte. Gauvreau, Charles Arthur-Temiscouata. Geoffrion, Victor-Chambly and Vercheres. German, William Manly-Welland. Gervais, Honore-Montreal, St. James. Girard, Joseph-Chicoutimi and Saguenay. Gladu, Joseph E. O.-Yamaska. Gordon, David Alexander-Kent, E.R. Grant, George D.-Ontario, N. R.


LIST OP MEMBERS OP THE HOUSE OP COMMONS.


Greenway. Thomas-Lisgar. Gunn, Benjamin B.-Huron, S.R, Guthrie, Hugh-Wellington, S.R. Hapgaht, Hon. John Graham-Lanark, S.R. Hall, R. R.-Peterborough, W.R. Harty, William-Kingston. Henderson, David-Halton. Herron, John-Alberta. Hughes, James J.-King's, P.E.I. Hughes, Samuel-Victoria & Haliburton. Hunt, Aylmer Byron-Compton. Hyman, Hon. Charles S.-London. Ingram, Andrew B.-Elgin, E.R. Jackson, Samuel Jacob-Selkirk. Jackson, William-Elgin, W.R. Johnston, Alexander-Cape Breton, South. Johnston, Thomas George-Lambton, W.R. Kemp, Albert E.-Toronto, East. Kennedy, James Buckham-New Westminster. Lachance, Arthur-Quebec Centre. Lake, Richard Stuart-Qu'Appelle. Lalor, Francis Ramsay-Haldimand. LaMont, John Henderson-Saskatchewan. Lancaster, Edward A.-Lincoln and Niagara. LanctOt, Roch-Laprairie-Napierville. Lapointe, Ernest-Kamouraska. Laurence, Frederick A.-Colchester. Laurier, R. Charlemagne-L'Assomption. Laurier, Rt. Hon. Sir Wilfrid, G.C.M.G.- Quebec, East. Lavergne, Armand-Montmagny. Lavergne, Louis-Drummond and Arthabaska. Law, Bowman Brown-Yarmouth, N.S. LeBlanc, Oliver J.-Kent, N.B. . Lefuiigey, Alfred A.-Prince East, P.E.I. Lemieux, Hon. Rodolphe- | LENjNOx, Haughton-Simcoe, S.R. Leonard, J. E. Emile-Laval. Lewis, Edward Norman-Huron, W.R. Logan, Hanck J.-Cumberland. Loggie, William Stewart-Northumberland, N.B. Lovell, Henry-Stanstead. Macdonald, Edward M-Pictou. Macdonell, Angus Claude-Toronto, South. MaoLaren, Alexander F.-Perth, N.R. Maclean, Alexander K.-Lunenburg. Maolean, William F.-York, Ont., S.R. Macpherson, Robert George-Vancouver City. McCarthy, Leighton Goldie-Simcoe, N. R. McCarthy, Maitland Stewart-Calgary. McColl, John B.-Northumberlmd, Ont., W.R. McCool, Charles Arthur-Nipissing. McIntyre, Gilbert H.-Perth, S.R. McIsaac, Colin F.-Antigonish. McKenzie, Daniel D.-Cape Breton North & Viet. McKenzie, Peter H.-Bruce, S. R. McLean, Angus A.-Queen's, P.E.I. McLennan, Angus-Inverness. March, Charles-Bonaventure. Marcile, Joseph Edmond-Bagot. Martin, Alexander-Queen's, P.E.I. Martin, Thomas-Wellington, N.R. Mayiiand, Hormisdas-Maskinonge. Meigs, Daniel Bishop-Missisquoi. Miller, Henry Horton-Grey, S.R. Monk, Frederick D.-Jacques Cartier. Morin, Jean Baptiste-Dorchester. Mulock, Hon. Sir William, K. C. M. G.-York, Ont., N.R. Northrup, William Barton-Hastings, E. R Oliver, Hon. Frank-Edmonton. Osler, Edmund Boyd-Toronto, West. Paquet, Eugene-L'lslet. Parmelee, Charles H.-Shefford. Paterson, Hon. William-Brant. Parent, George-Montmorency. Perley, George H.-Argenteuil. Pich£, Camille-Montreal, St. Mary's. Pickup, Samuel W. W.-Annapolis. Porter, Edward Guss-Hastings, W.R. Power, William-Quebec, West. Prefontaine, Hon. J. Raymond-Maisonneuve. Pringle, Robert A.-Stormont. Proulx, Edmond-Prescott. Ratz, Valentine-Middlesex, N.R. Reid, James-Restigouche. Reid, John D.-Grenville. Riley, George-Victoria City, B.C. Rivet, Louis Alfred AdhUmar- -Hochelaga. Roche, William- Halifax. Roche, William J.-Marquette. Ross, Duncan-Yale-Cariboo. Ross, Jean Auguste-Rimouski. Rousseau, Jeffrey Alexandre-Champlain. Savoie, Francois Theodore-Megantic. Schaffner, Frederick Laurence-Souris. Schell, Jacob T.-Glengarry. Schell, Malcolm S.-Oxford, S.R. Scott, Walter-Assiniboia, West. Seagram, Joseph E.-Waterloo, N.R. Sifton, Hon. Clifford-Brandon. Sinclair, J. H.-Guysborough. Sloan, William-Comox-Atlin. Smith, George-Oxford, N.R. Smith, Ralph-Nanaimo. Sprocle, Thomas S.-Grey, E.R. Staples, William D.-Macdonald. Stewart, Robert-Ottawa. Stockton, Alfred Augustus-St. John City and County. Sutherland, Hon. Robt. Franklin-Essex, N.R,


January 11, 1905