(Translation.) I was about to remark that such a moderate expenditure redounds to the credit of the Conservative leaders, who had not lost their heads on that immigration question as the Liberal party have done. To-day we are reaching up in the millions. Did my friend the hon. Postmaster General, or did any of these hon. gentlemen from the province of Quebec, in 1896, dream of appointing agents for the purpose of inducing our fellow-citizens in the eastern states to return to Canada? Did any one dream in
1896, of carrying on work'of that kind in the direction pointed to by the hon. member for L'Islet? By no means; there was not a single agent appointed, neither in
1897. The hon. Postmaster General was at the time Solicitor General. Did he accomplish anything in that direction? I am waiting for an answer. Here is what occurred-and there is nobody better aware of it than the Postmaster General himself
the then minister of the Interior had
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