April 14, 1915

QUESTIONS.


[Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.]


EMPLOYEES FROM L'ASSOMPTION COUNTY.

LIB

Mr. SEGUIN:

Liberal

1. (a) What is the number of the public employees from the county of L'Assomption who, since the 21st September, 1911, have been dismissed from the inside and outside service, a.nd Ob) what is the name of each such employee?

2. (a) What is the number, and (to) what are the names of the persons who have been appointed to replace such dismissed employees, and their places of residence at the time of such appointments?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   EMPLOYEES FROM L'ASSOMPTION COUNTY.
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CON

Louis Coderre (Minister of Mines; Secretary of State of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CODERRE:

Inland Revenue: 1. (a) Outside service,

4 (b) J. A. Bonin, J. H. Lafortune, H.

Forest, H. Locas. 2. (a) 4. (b) P. Ethier, L'Assomption; J. J. Gareau, St. Roch d'Achigan; J. B. T. Richard, L'Epiphanie;

0. Brien, St. Lin des Laurentides.

Marine and Fisheries: 1. One lightkeeper, L. Dubois, at lie a la Bague. 2. One lightkeeper, E. Thouin, at lie a la Bague, Repentigny, P.Q.

Post Office: Four postmasters have been dismissed in the county of L'Assomption during the period mentioned, as follows: At Pont Mousseau, Francois Racette, dismissed; A. Brien appointed. At Mascouche, Dionis Roy, dismissed; Napoleon Dugas appointed. At St. Paul L'Ermite, Omer Seguin, dismissed; Joseph Marion ap-

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pointed. At St. Roch l'Achigan, J. H. La-fortune, dismissed; Evariste Beaudoin appointed. So far as the department is aware the new postmasters were residing at the above places at the time of their appointments.

Public Works.: The department does not keep a record of where employees come from other than in the inside service, where place of birth is given.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   EMPLOYEES FROM L'ASSOMPTION COUNTY.
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POSTAL STATION L, MONTREAL.

LIB

Mr. DEMERS:

Liberal

1. Has the Government recently awarded a contract for certain furnishings and fixtures for postal station L, in Montreal?

2. If so, were tenders called for?

3. What was the amount of the lowest tender, and the name of the tenderer?

4. Was the contract awarded to the lowest tenderer?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   POSTAL STATION L, MONTREAL.
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CON

Mr. ROGERS: (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. Yes.

3. $1,797. Castle & Son and the Melville Office Furniture Co.

4. Yes, 11 tenders were received. Messrs. Castle & Son and the Melville Office Furniture Co., and the Berlin Office and Fixture Co. being equal and lowest, the contract was awarded to Castle & Son and the Melville Furniture Co., but the latter company has transferred its interest to the parent company, Castle & Son.

CARSLAKE HOTEL COMPANY. '

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   POSTAL STATION L, MONTREAL.
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LAB

Alphonse Verville

Labour

Mr. VERVILLE:

What is the total amount of the claim made toy the Carslake Hotel Company in the case now pendng before the Exchequer Court?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   POSTAL STATION L, MONTREAL.
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CON

Robert Rogers (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. ROGERS:

$407,880.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   POSTAL STATION L, MONTREAL.
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MAJOR McQUARRIE.

LIB

*Mr. TURRIFF:

Liberal

1. Has Major McQuarrie resigned or been dismissed from service in connection with the Department of Militia and Defence?

2. Is the Department of Militia and Defence

aware that, as alleged, the said McQuarrie received money for using his influence with the Minister of Militia in connection with purchase for the Government? ,

3. If the alleged resignation or dismissal of Major McQuarrie has taken effect, is it the intention of the Government that he should retain his rank in the militia?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MAJOR McQUARRIE.
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?

Major General HUGHES:

1. Resigned.

2. No. Major McQuarrie was instrumental in selling motor trucks to the Department of Militia in 1912, and, it is presumed, received his commission as any-other agent would.

3. The matter has not been considered.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MAJOR McQUARRIE.
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CEREBRO-SPINAL. MENINGITIS.

LIB

Mr. SINCLAIR:

Liberal

1. How many Canadian soldiers enlisted for active service have contracted cerebro-spinal meningitis since August 4, 1914?

2. (a) How many of the cases referred to in paragraph one have resulted fatally, and Ob) how many have completely recovered?

3. Is the disease above referred to regarded as contagious?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   CEREBRO-SPINAL. MENINGITIS.
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Major General HUGHES:

1. 85.

2. (a) 47: (b) 28.

3. Yes.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   CEREBRO-SPINAL. MENINGITIS.
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SUPPLIES FOR PERMANENT FORCE.

LIB

Mr. A. K. MACLEAN:

Liberal

1. Have tenders been asked for the supply of meats, groceries, bread and provisions for the permanent force at Halifax, for the year 1915-16?

2. If so, to whom, and at what prices were the contracts awarded?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   SUPPLIES FOR PERMANENT FORCE.
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?

Major General HUGHES:

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   SUPPLIES FOR PERMANENT FORCE.
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HON. L. P. PELLETIER.

April 14, 1915