March 18, 1915

SHERBROOKE-SHEET HARBOUR MAIL SERVICE.

LIB

Mr. SINCLAIR:

Liberal

1. Who was contractor for carrying the mails between Sherbrooke, N.S., and Sheet Harbour, in June, 1896?

2. When was that contract made?

3. Had such contract been renewed without tender on a former date? If so, when?

4. When did the contract existing in 1896 expire?

5. What is the name of each contractor for this service since 1896, the date and amount of each contract, the date of the expiration of each contract, and in what case were public tenders called for?

6. At what date in 1911 was the cancellation notice received by McGrath?

7. How was it served on him?

8. On what date was McGrath's contract cancelled?

9. Was any compensation made to McGrath to make good his loss arising from the cancellation of his contract?

10. Who recommended that McGrath's contract be cancelled?

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Subtopic:   SHERBROOKE-SHEET HARBOUR MAIL SERVICE.
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LIB

Mr. CASGRAIN:

Liberal

1. John S. Cameron.

2. April 1, 1890.

3. No, but the contract entered into on the 1st April, 1890, was renewed on the 1st April, 1894.

4. Due-to expire on 31st December, 1897, but it was cancelled 31st March, 1897.

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Subtopic:   SHERBROOKE-SHEET HARBOUR MAIL SERVICE.
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LIB

*Mr. McKENZIE:

Liberal

1. When in the year 1913 was D. A. McDonald appointed foreman of construction on the wharf at North Side East Bay, Nova Scotia?

2. Was he removed from the foremanship before he completed the work? If so, for what reason ?

3. Upon whose recommendation was he appointed?

4. On whose recommendation was he dismissed?

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Subtopic:   SHERBROOKE-SHEET HARBOUR MAIL SERVICE.
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CON

Mr. ROGERS: (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. October 13, 1913.

2. Ne, his services, as foreman, automatically expired at the end of the fiscal year.

3. John McCormick, of Sydney Mines.

4. Answered by No. 2.

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Subtopic:   SHERBROOKE-SHEET HARBOUR MAIL SERVICE.
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QUEBEC SUPERIOR COURT JUDGES

LIB

Mr. MARCIL:

Liberal

1. Have any applications been received from any of the judges of the Superior Court of the

province of Quebec for superannuation or retirement within the last twelve months? If so, from whom?

2. Has any action been taken? If so, what is it?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   QUEBEC SUPERIOR COURT JUDGES
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CON

Mr. DOHERTY: (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Chief Justice Sir Charles P. Davidson, Hon. Mr. Justice Cimon, Hon. Mr. Justice de Lorimier and Hon. Mr. Justice Cooke resigned.

2. The above mentioned resignations have been accepted, the first three retiring with full pay, the last mentioned on pension equal to two-thirds of his salary, in accordance with the provisions of the statute in that behalf.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   QUEBEC SUPERIOR COURT JUDGES
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WAR SUPPLIES-MOTOR TRUCKS.

LIB

Mr. DESLISLE:

Liberal

1. How many motor trucks did the Government purchase for the second contingent?

2. From what company did it purchase them?

3. What is the name of the trucks?

4. What price was paid for each truck?

5. Is the price paid for the complete truck, tires, lamps and necessary utensils belonging to each?

6. If not, what price was paid for the tires, lamps and utensils, and what price was paid for the body of, each truck?

7. From what company were such bodies of trucks purchased?

8. Who was appointed to receive them?

9. Have they all been delivered?

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Subtopic:   WAR SUPPLIES-MOTOR TRUCKS.
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Major General HUGHES:

1. One hundred and fifty.

2. Kelly-Springfield Motor Truck Company, Springfield, Ohio.

3. Kelly-Springfield 34 ton.

4. $2,550, less $259.32 for tires and tools which are being purchased in Canada.

5. For the complete chassis without body, tires and tools, but with side and tail lamps.

6. The tires cost $247 per set; the tool contract is still under consideration. The bodies contracted for cost $168 each.

7. The Massey-Harris Company, McLaughlin Carriage Company, the Oxford Motor Car Company.

8. Lt.-Col. Hurdman, inspector of carriages.

9. No.

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Subtopic:   WAR SUPPLIES-MOTOR TRUCKS.
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QUEBEC COUNTY TELEGRAPH SERVICE.

LIB

Mr. DELISLE:

Liberal

1. Has the Government built a telegraph line in the county of Quebec?

2. If so, what is the cost of it, and what revenue is derived from it?

3. Does that line extend beyond the county of Quebec ?

4. Does that line compete with other already existing lines which, for a long time, have given local and long distance service?

5. What is the quality of the materials that have been used in the construction of that line?

6. Have the workmen been all paid?

7. Who was the contractor of that line for the Government?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   QUEBEC COUNTY TELEGRAPH SERVICE.
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CON

Robert Rogers (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. ROGERS:

The Government has built no telegraph line in the county of Quebec.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   QUEBEC COUNTY TELEGRAPH SERVICE.
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CALMER AND TELFORDVILLB MAIL SERVICE.

LIB

Mr. DOUGLAS:

Liberal

1. How many tenders were received in connection with the contract for carrying mails between Calmar and Telfordville?

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

3. Who received the contract?

4. Who is carrying out this contract, and to whom is payment being made?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   CALMER AND TELFORDVILLB MAIL SERVICE.
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LIB

Mr. CASGRAIN:

Liberal

1. Three.

2. J. H. Yanalstyne, $400; F. M. Grant, $468; I. J. McKinney, $700.

3. I J. McKinney offered to reduce his tender to $398, and the contract was awarded to him. The post office inspector reported that McKinney refused to sign a contract and submitted the name of W. J. Dent as a suitable person willing to accept $398. Mr. Dent's offer was accepted.

4. W. J. Dent.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   CALMER AND TELFORDVILLB MAIL SERVICE.
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UNOPPOSED MOTIONS FOR PAPERS.


Mr. L. J. Gauthier: For a copy of all documents, letters, messages, correspondence, petitions. recommendations, tenders, etc., for the 75£ purchase of clothing by the Militia Department from the 4th of August, 1914, to date. Mr. Copp: For a return showing the names of all officials, assistants and clerks, employed in the railway offices at Moncton, N.B., and the salary paid to each; also the names of officials formerly employed in said offices who have been retired on superannuation allowance, and the amount of retiring allowance being paid to each. Mr. Dglisle: For a copy of all petitions, telegrams, communications and other documents [DOT] relating to the dismissal of Mr. Hubert Paquin, postmaster of St. Gilbert de Portneuf.


BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE.

March 18, 1915