March 16, 1914

LIB

Mr. MICHAUD:

Liberal

1. Have any applicants been received by the Department of Militia and Defence for Fenian Raid bounties in the county of Victoria, N.B.?

2. If so, what are the names and post office addresses of such applicants?

3. What applications, if any, have been paid?

Mr. SAM. HUGHES: Impossible to give this information at present, as applications have not been entered by counties.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   FENIAN RAID BOUNTIES.
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LATIN SOUTH AMERICA AND WEST INDIES TRADE DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION.

LAB

Mr. VERVILLE:

Labour

1. Is the Government aware of an association under the name of Latin South America and West Indies Trade Development Association of Canada-official organ, Canadian Oversea Trader?

2. Has the Government, through the Minister of Trade and Commerce, or otherwise, promised, directly or indirectly, any help in any form to the said association? ,

3. Has the Government received any information on the operations of the said association?

4. Is this association still operating in Montreal?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   LATIN SOUTH AMERICA AND WEST INDIES TRADE DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION.
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CON

Mr. FOSTER: (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. No.

3. Very little.

3. I do not know.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   LATIN SOUTH AMERICA AND WEST INDIES TRADE DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION.
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INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY-STANDARD RULES.

LIB

Mr. SINCLAIR:

Liberal

1. Is it proposed to introduce the standard rules on the Intercolonial railway? If so, when?

2. What are the reasons for the proposed change?

3. What number of rules comprise what is known as the Standard Rules.

4. What is the number of rules in force under the present system?

5. Will it be necessary for the employees to submit themselves to examinations?

6. If so, what percentage of the questions have to be answered in order to pass?

7. What will be the fate of the employees who are unable to pass the examinations?

8. Will the examinations be printed or oral?

9. If these examinations are not to apply to all the employees of the said railway, what classes of employees is it proposed to examine?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY-STANDARD RULES.
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CON

Mr. ROGERS: (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes; June 1.

2. To adopt modern railway practice.

3. Variable.

4. Variable.

5. Yes.

6. No. fixed rule.

7. Keep on studying until they pass.

8. Both.

9. All employees whose duties are in connection with the operation and safety of trains.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY-STANDARD RULES.
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RICHMOND AND WOLFE PUBLIC BUILDING.

LIB

Mr. TOBIN:

Liberal

1. Does the Government intend to erect a public building in the electoral division of Richmond and Wolfe?

2. If so, has any land been purchased for the erection of the said building?

3. If not, have options been obtained by the Government or any person on behalf of the Government, upon any property or properties at D'Israeli for the said purpose?

4. If so, by whom, from whom and for what price?

5. Who recommended the said property or properties to the Government?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   RICHMOND AND WOLFE PUBLIC BUILDING.
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CON

Mr. ROGERS: (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Under consideration.

2. No.

3. Yes.

4. From Mr. Zacharie Beaudoin who offers to sell a lot for $1,950, from H. Gosse-lin a site for $2,500, from J. Bingle a site for $1,500, and from La Oompagnie Cham-poux a lot and building for $5,500.

5. The departmental purchasing agents were instructed to examine and report on appropriate sites.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   RICHMOND AND WOLFE PUBLIC BUILDING.
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EASTERN TOWNSHIPS EXPERIMENTAL FARM.

LIB

Mr. TOBIN:

Liberal

1. Before the purchase of the experimental farm in the Eastern Townships at Lennox-ville, Quebec, were any farms examined on behalf of the Government in the electoral division of Richmond and Wolfe?

2. Were any options obtained by the Government upon the said farms?

3. At what price were said options obtained, and how much was paid for the said options in each case?

4. Who was appointed by the Government to visit the said farms and obtain the said options?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   EASTERN TOWNSHIPS EXPERIMENTAL FARM.
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CON

Mr. BURRELL: (Minister of Agriculture)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. No.

3. Answered by No. 2.

4. Mr. Duncan Anderson, of the Experimental Farms Branch of the Department of Agriculture.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   EASTERN TOWNSHIPS EXPERIMENTAL FARM.
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SUSSEX GOVERNMENT BUILDING.

LIB

Mr. CARVELL:

Liberal

1. When was Mrs. Naomi Dryden appointed caretaker of the Government building at Sussex, N.B., and who did she succeed in the position?

2. Has she been dismissed from the said position? If so, when and for what reasons?

3. Who has been appointed in her place, and what was his occupation before being so appointed?

4. Is he still following his former occupation, or does he give all his time to his office?

5. What was the salary of Mrs. Dryden?

6. What is the salary of the present official?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   SUSSEX GOVERNMENT BUILDING.
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CON

Mr. ROGERS: (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. 11th July, 1901, succeeded her husband, Shephard Dryden.

2. Yes, on 1st April, 1913.

3. Thomas Goggon, previous occupation not known to the department.

4. He is supposed to give all his time to his present position.

5. $400 a year.

6. $400 a year.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   SUSSEX GOVERNMENT BUILDING.
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SOURIS RIFLE RANGE.

LIB

James Joseph Hughes

Liberal

Mr. J. J. HUGHES:

.

1. What did the Government pay for the rifle range they bought at Souris, P.E.I.?

2. Did any official or officials of the Militia Department recommend the purchase of this range? If so, who?

3. Did any other person or persons recommend this purchase? If so, who?

Mr. SAM. HUGHES:

1. $1,000.

2. O. C. 6th Division.

3. The minister assumes full responsibility in the premises, but Hon. Mr. MacLean and others were consulted and gave valuations.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   SOURIS RIFLE RANGE.
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BAGOT COUNTY RURAL MAIL.

LIB

Mr. J. E. MARCILE:

Liberal

1. Is it the intention of the Postmaster General to establish a rural mail delivery service in the Parish of St. Simon, county of Bagot?

2. If so, have tenders been advertised for, and what are the names of the tenderers and the amount of each tender?

3. Has the contract been awarded? If so, to whom?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   BAGOT COUNTY RURAL MAIL.
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March 16, 1914