April 22, 1914

FENIAN RAID CLAIMS INVESTIGATION.

LIB

John Howard Sinclair

Liberal

Mr. SINCLAIR:

Has the legal adviser of the board who investigated the claims of Fenian Raid veterans, been paid for his services? If so, how much?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   FENIAN RAID CLAIMS INVESTIGATION.
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L-C

Samuel Hughes (Minister of Militia and Defence)

Liberal-Conservative

Mr. S. HUGHES:

Yes; $3,615, as fixed

by the Department of Justice.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   FENIAN RAID CLAIMS INVESTIGATION.
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EMPLOYMENT OF CHARLES McPHERSON.

LIB

John Howard Sinclair

Liberal

Mr. SINCLAIR:

On what date was Charles McPherson appointed postmaster at North Riverside, Guys-borough county, N.S. ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   EMPLOYMENT OF CHARLES McPHERSON.
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CON

Louis-Philippe Pelletier (Postmaster General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. PELLETIER:

On the 30th September, 1911.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   EMPLOYMENT OF CHARLES McPHERSON.
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TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY COALING PLANTS.

CON

Mr. MACDONALD:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Who were the tenderers and what was the amount of each tender for the mechanical coaling plants proposed to be erected at Monk, Bridge, Fitzpatrick, Doucet and- O'Brien, on the Transcontinental railway?

2. What was the address of each tenderer?

3. When were tenders called?

4. When were they awarded?

5 What was the name and address of the tenderer to whom the contract was awarded?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY COALING PLANTS.
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Kennedy Construction Co., Montreal, Que., $183,605; C. O. Bartlett and Snow Co., Montreal, Que., $169,700; John King, Fort William, Ontario, $166,410; Williams and Wilson, Ltd., Montreal, Que., $152,250; The Eastern Steel Co., Ltd., New Glasgow, N.S., $110,250; Williams, White and Co., Moline, 111., $109,578; Roberts and Schaefer Co., Chicago, 111., $107,931; Republic Structural Iron Works Co., Cleveland, O., $106,646, with wet excavation as an extra, which may mean from $10,000 to $15,000 extra; Ogle Construction Co., Chicago, 111., $96,386-this is a lighter proposition, two 1-ton buckets instead of one 24-ton bucket as called foT, wet excavation algo considered as an extra; Canadian Fairbanks-Morse Go., Ltd., Montreal, $95,000. Elevating capacity 14 tons only, while our specification calls for 24 ton elevating capacity. They also reduce the width of the plant some 4-ft. 2-in., which would make it too narrow.

2. See answer to No. 1.

3. November 3, 1913.

4. January 26, 1914.

5. Roberts and Schaefer Company, McCormick building, Chicago, 111.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY COALING PLANTS.
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NEW HARBOUR BREAKWATER.

LIB

Mr. SINCLAIR:

Liberal

1. Was a report made prior to September, 1911, by resident Engineer Millidge, regarding the proposed extension of the breakwater at New Harbour, Guysborough county, N.S.?

2. If so, did the engineer advise that the extension be made?

3. What was the estimated cost?

4. Was the money voted in 1911 to build such extension? If so, how much was voted?

5. (a) Were tenders asked for? (b) If so, when?

6. What are the names of the tenderers and the amount of each tender?

7. Was the extension ever built? If not. why was it not built?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   NEW HARBOUR BREAKWATER.
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CON

Mt. ROGERS: (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. Reported that the extension would be a great convenience to the thirty fishing boats now using the harbour.

3. $27,000.

4. Yes; $10,000.

5. (a) Yes. (b) Tenders were called for from 19th September to 18th October, 1911.

6. No tenders were received.

7. No, as provision is being made for more important works.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   NEW HARBOUR BREAKWATER.
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SAMPLE MARKETS.

LIB

Mr. NEELY:

Liberal

1. Has the Board of Grain Commissioners recommended to the Government the establishment of sample markets in Western Canada?

2. If so, what date did they recommend for the establishment of sample markets and at what points?

3. Has the Government passed any Order in Council respecting the matter, as required by the Grain Act?

4. If so, what dates were fixed and what points were selected for the establishment of these sample markets?

5. If such Order in Council was passed, has it been given effect? If not, why not?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   SAMPLE MARKETS.
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CON

Mr. G. E. FOSTER: (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. September, 1913. The board afterwards changed the date of their recommendation to December 15, 1913; Winnipeg and Fort William.

3. Yes.

4. December 15, 1913, but subsequently indefinitely postponed; Winnipeg and Fort William.

5. No. The crop of 1913 was of unusually high quality and remarkably uniform. It was harvested early and placed rapidly upon the market. By the date set, most of the wheat had passed out of first hands, and the farmers therefore would have got little if any advantage from putting the sample market into operation.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   SAMPLE MARKETS.
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BOAR'S HEAD FOG ALARM.

LIB

Mr. A. K. MACLEAN:

Liberal

1. Who was the contractor for the erection of a building for a fog alarm at Boar's Head, Long Island, Digby county, N.S.?

2. What was the amount of the same?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   BOAR'S HEAD FOG ALARM.
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Messrs. Maynard C. Denton and Maurice A. Condon, of Digby, N.S.

2. $3,350.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   BOAR'S HEAD FOG ALARM.
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LUNENBURG COUNTY MAIL DELIVERY.

LIB

Mr. A. K. MACLEAN:

Liberal

1. Who has the contracts temporarily for the conveyance of mails between Martin's Point post office, Lunenburg county, N.S., and the railway station at Martin's river, N.S. ?

2. What amount is he paid?

3. Were tenders asked during the present year for this mail service? If so, who was the lowest tenderer, and what was the amount of the same?

4. Is it proposed to accept the lowest tender? If not, why not?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   LUNENBURG COUNTY MAIL DELIVERY.
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April 22, 1914