May 6, 1914

QUESTIONS.


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


ST. LAWRENCE RIVER DAMS.

CON

Mr. MORRIS:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Is the Government aware that some dams are said to have been recently made on the St. Lawrence river between the lie du Large, or

lie Dondaine, and the Grande lie, opposite the Coteau rapids for a water-power?

2. Has the Government given any rights to any person to build these dams?

3. By whom was the building of these dams authorized?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ST. LAWRENCE RIVER DAMS.
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CON

Mr. REID: (Minister of Customs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Zeph. Boyer of Valleyeld has built a cofferdam between Grande lie and the head of lie du Large.

2. No.

3. Not authorized.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ST. LAWRENCE RIVER DAMS.
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THE ROYAL CANADIAN REGIMENT BAND.

CON

Mr. MACDONALD:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has permission to be granted under the regulations to..the band of the Royal Canadian Regiment before they take part in demonstrations of a political nature?

2. Was any permission given to the Royal Canadian Regiment band to attend a demonstration of this nature in Halifax on the evening of April 20?

3. Who asked for such permission to be granted on this occasion?

4. Was the band paid for its services on said date? If so, how much and by whom?

Mr. SAM. HUGHES:

1. Paragraph 875, K.R. and O. for the militia, 1910, as amended by general order 34, 1914, relating to bands playing in processions unconnected with the militia is as follows:

(a) Subject to the approval of its commanding officer, any militia band may appear in uniform and play in any procession unconnected with the militia, or at any meeting or demonstration unconnected with the militia, provided there be carried with it, in such procession or at such meeting or demonstration, a Union Jack of not less than three feet by four feet in dimensions.

(b) Should a commanding officer at any time refuse to permit a band of his corps to take part in any procession, meeting or demonstration unconnected with the militia, he must immediately notify headquarters, through the proper channel, his reasons for such refusal.

2. The band was not out on the 20th.

3 and 4. Answered by No. 2.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   THE ROYAL CANADIAN REGIMENT BAND.
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SHERBROOKE LEASED PROPERTIES.

LIB

Mr. McCREA:

Liberal

1. Has the Government leased or purchased a property from Mrs. Norris Worthington, in the city of Sherbrooke, Quebec?

2. If so, what is the price of the lease or of the purchase?

3. For what purpose was the property leased or purchased?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   SHERBROOKE LEASED PROPERTIES.
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LIB

James Joseph Hughes

Liberal

Mr. HUGHES:

The following properties are rented from Mrs. N. W. Worthington

in the city of Sherbrooke:-The second floor and one store on the first floor of the ' Brooks Block to be used as temporary quarters for the N.C.O.'s, the band and the stretcher section of the 53rd regiment; rental, $75 per month. House to be used as temporary quarters for the accommodation of the officers of the 53rd regiment; rental, $100 per month.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   SHERBROOKE LEASED PROPERTIES.
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CUSTOMS CLAIMS FOR UNDERVALUATION.

LIB

Mr. TRUAX:

Liberal

1. Has the Customs Department a claim against Hannan's Store, Limited, Montreal, for $315, or any amount, for goods said to have been falsely entered under valuation?

2. If so, why has the Customs Department not collected same?

3. How long has the claim been outstanding?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   CUSTOMS CLAIMS FOR UNDERVALUATION.
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CON

John Dowsley Reid (Minister of Customs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. REID:

. [DOT]

1. Yes.

2. The claim is disputed.

3. The claim covers charges for petty

amounts on importations since March 1, 1911. .

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   CUSTOMS CLAIMS FOR UNDERVALUATION.
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QUEBEC ASSISTANT INSPECTOR OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.

LIB

Charles Marcil

Liberal

Mr. MARCIL:

Is John Theodore Dagneau of Robitaille, Quebec, still in the employ of the Department of Inland Revenue as assistant inspector of weights and measures, district of Quebec?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   QUEBEC ASSISTANT INSPECTOR OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.
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CON

Wilfrid Bruno Nantel (Minister of Inland Revenue)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. NANTEL:

Yes.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   QUEBEC ASSISTANT INSPECTOR OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.
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DARTMOUTH TO DEAN SETTLEMENT BRANCH RAILWAY.

LIB

Mr. SINCLAIR:

Liberal

1. Who was the original contractor or contractors for the building of the branch railway from Dartmouth to Dean Settlement, Nova Scotia?

2. What is the date of the contract?

3. What is the mileage and the estimated gross expenditure under the said contract?

4. If the said original contract has been sublet, what are the names of the sub-contractors and the mileage allotted to each, and the amounts payable to said sub-contractors under the contracts sublet to them, as aforesaid?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   DARTMOUTH TO DEAN SETTLEMENT BRANCH RAILWAY.
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CON

Mr. REID: (Minister of Customs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. M. P. and J. T. Davis.

2. February 16, 1914.

3. 73 miles. Schedule rates aggregating $1,740,277.98.

4. The original contract has not been [DOT]sublet.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   DARTMOUTH TO DEAN SETTLEMENT BRANCH RAILWAY.
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CARSLAKE HOTEL PROPERTY.

May 6, 1914