February 28, 1910

CON

George Eulas Foster

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. FOSTER.

I understand the government has taken Mondays and intends to take Wednesdays. There are some motions on the order paper, and I wish the Prime Minister would arrange so that those unopposed motions might be taken up this week.

Topic:   MANITOBA FISHERIES REGULATIONS.
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LIB

Wilfrid Laurier (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council)

Liberal

Sir WILFRID LAURIER.

I see no objection to that.

Topic:   MANITOBA FISHERIES REGULATIONS.
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PRIVATE BILLS.

CONSIDERED IN COMMITTEE-THIRD READINGS.


Bill (No. 118) to incorporate the Bur-rard Inlet Tunnel and Bridge Company.-[DOT] Mr. Cowan. Bill (No. 140) for the relief of Frederick Joseph Gustin McArthur.-Mr. A. Hag-gart. Bill (No. 144) for the relief of Jessie Mary Maxwell.-Mr. Boyce.


*FEBRUARY 28, 1910 QUESTIONS.

CATTLE AT EXPERIMENTAL FARMS.

CON

Joseph Elijah Armstrong

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. ARMSTRONG:

Has the government Holsteins and Jersey cattle represented in the dairy herds at the experimental farms? If not, why not?

Topic:   *FEBRUARY 28, 1910 QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   CATTLE AT EXPERIMENTAL FARMS.
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LIB

Sydney Arthur Fisher (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

Hon. SYDNEY FISHER:

No. Any more breeds than are there at present could not be satisfactorily dealt with.

Topic:   *FEBRUARY 28, 1910 QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   CATTLE AT EXPERIMENTAL FARMS.
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HEATING OF RAILWAY COMMISSION , BUILDING.

CON

Mr. S. SHARPE:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Does the owner or does the government pay for the heating of the Railway Commission building, Queen street?

2. What has been the yearly expense of the

heating of said building since the date of the lease? * .

3. What is the total number of cubic feet in the building?

4. Approximately from what date in the fall of the year to the spring of the following year, must the building be kept heated?

Topic:   *FEBRUARY 28, 1910 QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   HEATING OF RAILWAY COMMISSION , BUILDING.
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LIB

Hon. WM. PUGSLEY: (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

1. The government.

2. Annual expense of heating, including salary of fireman at $55 per month:

1903- 04 $1,170 381904- 05

1,272 501905- 06

1,311 001906- 07

1,318 oo1907- 08

1,216 501908- 09

1,164 003. 166,777 cubic feet.4. The building must be kept heated about eight months, say from September 15, to May 15.

Topic:   *FEBRUARY 28, 1910 QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   HEATING OF RAILWAY COMMISSION , BUILDING.
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MANITOBA-SALE OF SCHOOL LANDS.

CON

Mr. W. H. SHARPE:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Was the N.E 1 section of section 11, township 1, range 9, west of the 1st meridian, in Manitoba, sold at the last school lands sale at Manitoba? If so, at what price?

2. How much has been paid on this land, and when were the payments made?

3. If it has not been sold, when will it be put on sale?

4. What is the upset price of the land?

Topic:   *FEBRUARY 28, 1910 QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MANITOBA-SALE OF SCHOOL LANDS.
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LIB

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

Liberal

1. The north-east i section of section 11, township 1, range 9, west of the 1st meridian. was disposed of at the auction sale held at Manitou on the 30th of May, 1907, to Mr. W. J. Crosbie. The price at which the land was sold was $13 per acre. At the request of Mr. Crosbie, the sale was subsequently cancelled.

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2. The amount paid on this land was $208, the payment being made at the time of the sale.

3. It is not possible to say at present when the land will be offered again, as it is not the intention of the department to hold any auction sales in Manitoba in the immediate future.

4. The upset price of this land was $10 per acre.

Topic:   *FEBRUARY 28, 1910 QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MANITOBA-SALE OF SCHOOL LANDS.
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MANITOBA-FEDERAL SUBSIDY FOR SCHOOL LANDS.

CON

Frederick Laurence Schaffner

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SCHAFFNER:

How much money was paid to the Manitoba government from the federal government, re school lands, from March 31, 1909, to January 31, 1910?

Topic:   *FEBRUARY 28, 1910 QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MANITOBA-FEDERAL SUBSIDY FOR SCHOOL LANDS.
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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. OLIVER:

$221,056.52.

Topic:   *FEBRUARY 28, 1910 QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MANITOBA-FEDERAL SUBSIDY FOR SCHOOL LANDS.
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BAIT FREEZER AT INVERNESS, N.S.

CON

Mr. RHODES:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has the government established at Inverness, Nova Scotia, a cold storage plant for bait?

2. If so, by whom was it built, what did it cost when completed, and is it a separate building, or is it in connection with another building?

3. Has any bait been stored there? If so, how much?

4. How many fishermen are there regularly engaged in fishing at that port, what amount of fish and what kinds did they take last season?

5. What fishing station is the Inverness freezer expected to supply, and from "what point will the freezer secure bait?

Topic:   *FEBRUARY 28, 1910 QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   BAIT FREEZER AT INVERNESS, N.S.
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February 28, 1910