April 15, 1914

CON

Mr. J. D. REID: (Minister of Customs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes, gravity supply.

2. Estimated cost, $16,200. It is expected to be completed by April 15, 1914.

3. Work has been somewhat delayed by the excessive cold weather this winter.

4. Yes, hydrant to be placed at rear of station.

5. Yes. K. A. Morrison, of Ottawa, One., contractor.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY-WATER SERVICE.
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BONAVENTURE INDIAN RESERVES.

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. Has an application been made for the removal of the Indian reserves of Restigouche and Maria in Bonaventure county, and by whom?

2. What answer was given to such requests, if any were received?

3. Is any action contemplated in this connection ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   BONAVENTURE INDIAN RESERVES.
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LIB

NORTHWEST MOUNTED POLICE CLOTHING CONTRACT.

LIB

John Howard Sinclair

Liberal

Mr. SINCLAIR:

Referring to the payment of $3,937.50, as found on page R-5, Vol. 11, Auditor General's Report, made to Ames, Holden, McCready, Montreal, for boots for Northwest Mounted Police, what are the names of the newspapers in which the advertisement calling for tenders for this purchase appeared, and the dates of insertion of such advertisements, if any?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   NORTHWEST MOUNTED POLICE CLOTHING CONTRACT.
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CON

George Halsey Perley (Minister Without Portfolio)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. PERLEY:

The advertisement calling for tenders for clothing for the Royal Northwest Mounted Police, as referred to above, appeared in the following newspapers:

Place and newspaper:

Toronto, the Globe.

" Monetary Times.

" Truth.

" Toronto Daily Star.

" Canadian Congregationalist.

" Weekly Sun.

London, London Advertiser.

Hamilton, Hamilton Times.

Kingston, the British Whig.

" Canadian Freeman.

Brockville, Brockville Recorder.

Ottawa, the Free Press.

" Le Temps.

" the Danebrog.

Guelph, the Mercury.

Berlin, the Telegraph.

Arnprior, the Watchman.

Peterborough, the Times.

Brantford, the Expositor.

Galt, the Reformer.

Prescott, the Journal.

Stratford, the Stratford Beacon.

Chatham, Le Canadien.

Montreal, the Herald.

" La Patrie.

" the Witness.

" the Canadian Journal of Commerce.

" the Shareholder.

Quebec, Le Soleil.

" the Daily Telegraph.

" Le Semaine Commerciale.

Hull, the Hull City Advance and Gatineau Beacon.

" La Spectateur.

Halifax, the Morning Chronicle.

" the Evening Echo.

" the Acadian Recorder.

North Sydney, North Sydney Herald.

St. John, N.B., the Telegram.

Charlottetown, the Patriot.

'* Prince Edward Islander.

Brandon, the Brandon Sun.

Portage la Prairie, the Manitoba Liberal. Winnipeg, the Manitoba Free Press.

Regina, the Leader.

Calgary, the Albertan.

Medicine Hat, the News.

Kdmonton, the Bulletin.

" the Alberta Herald.

Tendeis for clothing called for by the advertisement were for a period of three years from April, 1910, to April, 1913, and the advertisement was inserted twice in the foregoing newspapers during the month of April, 1910.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   NORTHWEST MOUNTED POLICE CLOTHING CONTRACT.
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EGANVILLE POST OFFICE BUILDING.

LIB

Mr. GRAHAM:

Liberal

1. What is the name of the inspector or clerk of works on the new post office building at Eganville ?

2. When was he appointed?

3. What is his salary?

4. How much has he been paid up to date?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   EGANVILLE POST OFFICE BUILDING.
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CON

Mr. ROGERS: (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. R. G. Reinke.

2. June 25, 1913.

3. $4 per working day.

4. $744.75.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   EGANVILLE POST OFFICE BUILDING.
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BEDFORD PUBLIC BUILDING.

LIB

Mr. KAY:

Liberal

1. Did the Hon. G. H. Perley, at a meeting in Bedford, Quebec, on Thursday, the 2nd of April, promise the inhabitants of Bedford that he would use his best endeavours to have included in the Estimates for next year a sum of money for ' the purpose of building a post office in Bedford?

2. If so, was he authorized by the Government to make this promise?

3. Is it the intention of the Government to include in the Estimates for next year a sum for building a post office in Bedford, Quebec?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   BEDFORD PUBLIC BUILDING.
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CON

Mr. PERLEY: (Minister Without Portfolio)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Mr. Perl&y stated at the meeting referred to that he would recommend to the favourable consideration of his colleagues the request of the people of Bedford for a

public building, but that he could not say whether anything would be done about -t this year.

2 and 3. The question has not yet been considered by the Government.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   BEDFORD PUBLIC BUILDING.
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UNOPPOSED AND UNDISCUTSSED MOTIONS.


Mr. Murphy.-Return showing: The total bond issue of the Canadian Northern Railway Company and its affiliated companies; the total cost to date of the construction of the lines of railway comprising the Canadian Northern railway system, inc uding terminals, sidings, etc. Mr. Macdonald.-Return showing: What kind of coaling plants have been provided on the National Transcontinental railway, how many have been provided; where they have been constructed; whether any tenders were called for them; the name and address of the lowest tenderer; from whom they were obtained and! at what price. Mr. Michaud.-Return showing how many commissions were appointed by the Government since the year 1911; the name of each commission; how much money was paid to each of said commissions to date; how many more commissions are 'to he appointed during the present fiscal year. Mr. Sinclair.-Return showing: How much money has been paid by the Government, or any department thereof, since October 10, 1911, to the Herald Publishing Company of Halifax, N.S., for advertising, printing and lithographing. Mr. Pugsley.-Return showing: How many passengers have been carried over the Intercolonial railway from St. John to Halifax, and from Halifax to St. John, respectively, under the agreement made on the 30th September, 1913, between the Canadian Government Railways by F. P. Gutelius, general manager and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company, by G. M. Bosworth, general traffic manager, from the 15th November, 1913, when .'the said agreement went into effect, to the 31st March last; how many tons of freight of each of the classes mentioned in said agreement have been carried each way over the Intercolonial railway between St. John and Halifax, under said agreement during said period; what have been the total earnings by the Intercolonial railway under said agreement up to the 31st March last, for passengers and freight carried, respectively ; what amoun't has been paid to or earned by the Canadian Pacific railway for car hire under said agreement; what number of empty cars of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company have been hauled by the Intercolonial railway free under said agreement, and what has been the cost of such haulage; what would have been the total amount paid by the Canadian Pacific Railway Company to the Intercolonial railway, under the tariff prevailing at the time of the making of said agreement, for the passengers and the freight so carried, respectively; whether the said agreement has been submitted, as promised by the Government, to the Board of Railway Commissioners by the Minister of Railways for the purpose of having the board determine as to whether or not said agreement is discriminatory against the port of St. John; if not, why it was not so submitted; whether it is the intention of the Minister of Railways 'to renew the said agreement, or to put in force a similar agreement, during the next winter port season; what



agreement the Government intends to make as to The Atlantic termini of the fast Atlantic Mail steamers for the winter of 1914-15.


RANCH FOR CAVALRY REMOUNTS.


On the Orders of the Day being called:


LIB

Wilfrid Laurier (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Liberal

Sir WILFRID LAURIER:

A statement has been made in the press to the effect that the Government have granted a lease to a certain company foT the purpose of establishing a ranch for cavalry remounts. Are the Government prepared to put that lease and the correspondence connected therewith on the table, without my making a formal motion P

Hon. SAM. HUGHES: As soon as the

lease and the Order in Council are passed, we will do so.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   RANCH FOR CAVALRY REMOUNTS.
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LIB

Wilfrid Laurier (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Liberal

Sir WILFRID LAURIER:

The Order in Council has not been passed yet?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   RANCH FOR CAVALRY REMOUNTS.
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April 15, 1914