March 11, 1910

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Andrew Archibald MacDonald

Liberal-Conservative

Mr. MACDONALD.

May I permitted, though perhaps out of order-

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Andrew Archibald MacDonald

Liberal-Conservative

Mr. MACDONALD.

The hon. member (Mr. R. L. Borden) has made reference to me. _

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James Kirkpatrick Kerr (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER.

There is nothing before the Chair.

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Andrew Archibald MacDonald

Liberal-Conservative

Mr. MACDONALD.

The hon. gentleman (Mr. R. L. Borden) has made three speeches-

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James Kirkpatrick Kerr (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER.

I wish the hon. gentleman to understand that there is nothing before the Chair.

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Andrew Archibald MacDonald

Liberal-Conservative

Mr. MACDONALD.

I agree with that; but Mr. Speaker, if you will hear me-

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James Kirkpatrick Kerr (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER.

The hon. member has taken a very bad precedent-

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LIB

James Kirkpatrick Kerr (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER.

The custom of the House here and in England is, when the Speaker rises, for the member who claims the floor to be seated.

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Some hon. MEMBERS

Hear, hear.

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James Kirkpatrick Kerr (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER.

This remark applies to both sides. The same thing occurred yesterday. I say, there is nothing before the Chair. I cannot allow this discussion to go on.

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Andrew Archibald MacDonald

Liberal-Conservative

Mr. MACDONALD.

When the discussion is wholly out of order, as it admittedly is and was. and when my hon. friend the leader of the opposition (Mr. R. L. Borden) spoke three times out of order, and made a personal reference to myself, I submit that it is quite in order for me to reply to it.

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James Kirkpatrick Kerr (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER.

The hon. member (Mr. Macdonald) cannot raise a discussion on that.

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LIB

James Kirkpatrick Kerr (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER.

I understand that a point of order was to be raised-

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Some hon. MEMBERS

Order.

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Some hon. MEMBERS

Sit down.

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James Kirkpatrick Kerr (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER.

I understood that a point of order was to be raised.

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March 11, 1910