February 17, 1910

VOLUNTEERS BOUNTIES ACT.

CON

Samuel Simpson Sharpe

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. S. SHARPE:

Is it the intention of the government to so amend the Volunteers Bounties Act to enable the Canadian civil surgeons who served in the war to receive grants? If not, why not?

Topic:   VOLUNTEERS BOUNTIES ACT.
Permalink
LIB

Frank Oliver (Minister of the Interior; Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs)

Liberal

Hon. FRANK OLIVER.

It is not considered advisable to enlarge the scope of the Act.

Topic:   VOLUNTEERS BOUNTIES ACT.
Permalink

BEAUHARNOIS CANAL LESSEES.

CON

Mr. MONK:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What persons occupying government lands along the Beauharnois canal, now under lease, to the Canadian Light and Power Company, are at present indebted for rent, and for what amount?

2. Has the government given instructions to issue legal proceedings against such persons so indebted for arrears of rent?

3. If so, to what lawyers or firm of lawyers have such instructions been given?

1. What instructions have been given?

5. What persons have been sued?

6. Have instructions been given to sue all or only some? If so, which of the persons so indebted?

Topic:   BEAUHARNOIS CANAL LESSEES.
Permalink
LIB

Hon. GEORGE GRAHAM: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

1. The names of several persons appear as being indebted to the government for arrears of rental for lands along the Beau-harnois canal; but as some of the above parties have raised the question, as to the validity of the amounts claimed, it is not considered in the public interest to give the names at present pending a settlement.

2. The Department of Justice are now in negotiations with their agent, Mr. R. A. E. Greenshields, K.C., of Montreal, who is acting in the matter.

3. 4, 5 and 6. Answered by number two.

MR. Calvin McKenzie.

Topic:   BEAUHARNOIS CANAL LESSEES.
Permalink
CON

Mr. STANFIELD:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Was Calvin McKenzie employed on the Intercolonial Railway, in Pictou county, N.S., in October, 1908, and February, 1909?

2. If so, where was he employed, what was his work, and what was his wage per day?

3. Was he at work on the 26th October,

1908, and was he paid the usual wages for that day?

4. Was he at work on the lGth February,

1909, and was he paid the usual wage for that day?

5. If he was not at work on the days mentioned, or either of them, why was he off duty, and why was he paid his usual wages, for such days, if that was the case?

6. Is he still in the railway's employment? If so, what is his work and what are his wages?

Topic:   BEAUHARNOIS CANAL LESSEES.
Permalink
LIB

Mr. GRAHAM: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. At Stellarton, as boiler maker helper at sixteen cents per hour.

3. Yes, at night, received the usual wage of sixteen cents per hour.

4. Yes, at night, received the ushal wage of sixteen cents per hour

5. Answered by numbers three and four.

6. Yes, he is still employed as boiler maker helper, working at night, at sixteen cents per hour.

Topic:   BEAUHARNOIS CANAL LESSEES.
Permalink

TRENT CANAL FLOODS.

CON

Air. LENNOX:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Have the following persons in the township of Asphodel, namely, John Lynch, John Sayent, Patrick Crowley, G. A. L. Humphries, James Warner, Thomas Davidson, .1. J. Breckenridge and Charles Faux, been paid damages for flooded lands occasioned by the dams on the Trent river at the village of Hastings?

2. If so, for what acreage, has each been paid, what sum, and when was payment made?

3. Who acted as valuator for the government?

4. Who acted as solicitor for the government in each case, and what sum was the solicitor paid for his services, in each case?

Topic:   TRENT CANAL FLOODS.
Permalink
LIB

Air. GRAHAM: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. John Lynch, 8 acres, $40, 14th June, 1909; John Sayent, 60 acres, $600, 17th March, 1909; Patrick Crowley, 32 acres, $320, 16th June, 1909; G. A. L. Humphries, 50 acres, $550, 17th March, 1909; James Warner, 30 acres, $330, 5th March, 1909; Thomas Davidson, 5 acres, $45, 30th April, 1909; Charles Faux, 80 acres, $720, 29th April, 1909; J. Breckenridge, 6 acres, $60, 14th June, 1909.

* 3. James Dickson.

4. L. F. Clarry. Nothing has yet been paid, but his accounts have been approved by the Department of Justice, and will be paid as soon as the money is available, April 1, 1910.

Topic:   TRENT CANAL FLOODS.
Permalink

MR. 'GEORGE WALTON.

CON

Mr. SCHAFFNER:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What amount of money has been paid each year to Geo. Walton, Manitoba, by the Interior Department from January 1, 1906, to December 31, 1909?

2. Has Mr. Geo. Walton received any money since January 1, 1906, from any other department of the government?

Topic:   MR. 'GEORGE WALTON.
Permalink
LIB

Mr. OLIVER: (Minister of the Interior; Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs)

Liberal

1. 1906, nil; 1907, $200; 1908, nil; 1909, $1,650.71. In regard to the second part, as it involves more than one department, I would suggest that my hon. friend move for a return.

Topic:   MR. 'GEORGE WALTON.
Permalink
LIB

James Kirkpatrick Kerr (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER.

Stand as a notice of motion for a return.

Topic:   MR. 'GEORGE WALTON.
Permalink

MR. ARTHUR JOHNSON.

CON

Mr. GEORGE TAYLOR:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Is the following return correct in the last report of registered vessels: No., 122417; name, ' Relieverowner, Manley Chew; post office, Midland; length, 226 feet; horsepower, 80; tonnage registered, 306.

2. Was one Arthur Johnson engineer of

said vessel during the season of navigation of 1909 ? .

3. What certificate would be required of the first engineer of said vessel?

4. Did said Arthur Johnson have such a

certificate duly issued by the Marine Department ? ,

5. If not, was a permit issued by the department allowing him to act in such capacity ?

6. If a permit was granted, under what circumstances was the same granted and at whose request ?

7. Has the said Johnson now a certificate from the department entitling him to act as engineer on a1 vessel of such tonnage?

Topic:   MR. ARTHUR JOHNSON.
Permalink
LIB

Hon. W. S. FIELDING: (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

1. Yes, excepting that the registered tonnage should read, 366. The horse-power by

ship's register is 80 but the nominal horse

power from actual measurement is 70-5.

2. Yes.

3. Third class certificate.

4. 5 and 6. Yes.

[DOT] 7. Yes.

Topic:   MR. ARTHUR JOHNSON.
Permalink

MR. JOHN E. RUSSELL.

CON

John Dowsley Reid

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. J. D. REID:

What amount in each year, including the current fiscal year, has been paid to John E. Russell for work done in connection with Toronto harbour and the eastern entrance thereto ?

Topic:   MR. JOHN E. RUSSELL.
Permalink

February 17, 1910