February 26, 1912

CON

Mr. HAZEN: (Minister of Marine and Fisheries; Minister of the Naval Service)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. (a) Yes.

(b) Active political partisanship.

3. (a) Yes.

(b) Sir R. Forget, M.P.

4. Ia writing.

5. (a) 6th December, 1911.

(b) The tenor of the letter is to the effect that Godbout was an active political partisan.

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Subtopic:   DISMISSALS.
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LIB

Mr. CARDIN:

Liberal

1. Has Madame, the widow of A. S. Marlin, postmistress at St. Louis de Bonsecours, county of Richelieu, been dismissed?

2. If so, at whose request, and who complained about her?

3. Has there been an inquiry? If so, by whom was it held? .

4. What is the name of the new postmaster?

5. On whose recommendation was he appointed?

6. Has information been furnished as to the competence of the new postmaster ? If so, who furnished it?

7. What annual remuneration does the postmaster at St. Louis de Bonsecours receive?

8. What is the annual revenue of this post office ?

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Louis-Philippe Pelletier (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. PELLETIER:

1, 2, 3. The postmistress has been dismissed as a result of the investigation which took place before J. G. H. Bergeron.

4, 5, 6. Joseph Proulx. The Postmaster General appointed him because he thought he was qualified for the situation.

7. $92.

8. $147.55.

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LIB

Mr. CARDIN:

Liberal

1. Has Doctor Dupre, postmaster of St. Robert, county of Richelieu, been dismissed ? If so, at whose request?

2. What is the name of the new postmaster?

3. On whose recommendation was he appointed ?

4. Has information as to his competence been obtained? If so, who furpished it?

5. What is the remuneration of the postmaster of this parish and what is the annual

* revenue of this post office?

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Louis-Philippe Pelletier (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. PELLETIER:

1, 2, 3, 4. Mr. Dupre has been dismissed and Joachim Cournoyer appointed in his place by the Postmaster General.

5. Remuneration, $116; revenue, $170.26.

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LIB

Mr. CARDIN:

Liberal

1. At whose request was Mr. Francis P61o-quin, postmaster of St. Joseph de Sorel, county of Richelieu, dismissed?

2. Who complained against Mr. Peloquin?

3. What is the new postmaster's name, and by whom was he recommended?

4. Has information as to the competence of the new postmaster been obtained? If so, who furnished it?

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Louis-Philippe Pelletier (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. PELLETIER:

1, 2, 3, and 4. Mr. Peloquin has been dismissed and Elphege Champagne appointed by the Postmaster General, because he thought he was a fit and proper person.

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POST OFFICE OF DOUGLAS ROAD.


* Mr. DAVIDSON: 1. At what date was the post office at Douglas Road, Annapolis, county, N.S., opened to the public, and upon whose advice was it established? 2. What distance is the said office from the nearest post office previously established? 3. Was a report of the post office inspector for the district asked for in this connection ? If so, was it favourable to the opening of the office?


CON

Mr. PELLETIER: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. (a) Opened 19th September, 1911.

(b) On the recommendation of Mr. S. W. W. Pickup.

2. Two miles. -

3. (a) Yes.

(b) The report contained no specific recommendation.

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Subtopic:   POST OFFICE OF DOUGLAS ROAD.
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MR. R. S. LOWE.

CON

Mr. DAVIDSON:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. At what date was Robert S. Lowe appointed to the office of pavement expert, and does he now hold the position?

2. If so, what remuneration does he receive, and what are his duties?

3. Did the said Robert S. Lowe procure leave of absence in the month of August or September, 1911? If so, upon what grounds was said leave of absence granted?

4. How was the said Robert S. Lowe employed from September 1, 1911, to September 22, 1911?

5. Did the government grant him free transportation from Ottawa to Pictou, Nova Scotia, during the month of August and September?

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Subtopic:   MR. R. S. LOWE.
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Mr. MONK: (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. There is no such position as pavement expert in the Department of Public Works. Mr. R. S. Lowe has been employed, in this department, in varying capacities, since May 15, 1911.

2. (a) $150 per month; (b) at present, in charge of repairs to roof of Royal Mint.

3 and 4. Mr. Lowe applied for leave, without pay, from September 2, 1911, to return to his former home, Sydney, Cape Breton, to settle up his affairs preparatory to making his residence permanent in Ottawa.

5. No.

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POST OFFICE AT SEAMAN STREET.

CON

Mr. DAVIDSON:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. At what date was the post office at Seaman street, Annapolis county, Nova Scotia, opened to the public and upon whose advice was it established?

2. What distance is the said office from the nearest post office previously established?

3. Was a report of the post office inspector for the district asked for in this connection? If so. was it favourable to the opening of the office?

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Subtopic:   POST OFFICE AT SEAMAN STREET.
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CON

Mr. PELLETIER: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. (a) September 15, 1911; (b) on the

recommendation of Mr. S. W. W. Pickup.

2. II miles.

3. (a) Yes; (b) the report practically recommended that a rural mail delivery service should be inaugurated and no post office opened.

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Subtopic:   POST OFFICE AT SEAMAN STREET.
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POSTMASTER OF ST. ANGELE DE LAVAL, QUEBEC.

LIB

Mr. LEMIEUX:

Liberal

1. Have any complaints been made against the postmaster of St. Angele de Laval, county of Nicolet?

2. If so, has an inquiry been ordered in his

case?

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Subtopic:   POSTMASTER OF ST. ANGELE DE LAVAL, QUEBEC.
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CON

Mr. PELLETIER: (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No.

2. Answered by No. 1.

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Subtopic:   POSTMASTER OF ST. ANGELE DE LAVAL, QUEBEC.
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MARRIAGE ACT AMENDMENT-REFERENCE TO PRIVY COUNCIL.

February 26, 1912