March 6, 1916

WAR CONTRACTS-BLANKETS, ETC.

CON

Paul-Émile Lamarche

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. LAMARCHE:

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1. Did the Logan Brothers Company, of Renfrew, Ontario, obtain any contracts from the War Purchasing Commission since the 1st June, 1915?

2. If so, at what dates, for what goods or furnishings, at what prices, and how much did they supply?

3. How much were they paid on each contract, and on what dates were such payments made?

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CON

John Douglas Hazen (Minister of Marine and Fisheries; Minister of the Naval Service)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. HAZEN:

Logan Brothers have not received any orders since June 1, 1915, but as " The Renfrew Woollen Mills," the Logan Brothers have been awarded contracts.

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CON

Mr. LAMARCHE:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Did the Renfrew Woollen Mills, of Renfrew, Ontario, obtain any contracts from the War Purchasing Commission since the 1st June, 1915?

2. If so, at what dates, for what goods or furnishings, at what prices, and how much did they supply? '

3. How much were they paid on each contract, and on what dates were such payments made?

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes'.

2 and 3.

Date.

Order.

July 21, 1915 July 22, 1915 July 30, 1915 Feb. 11, 1916 Aug. 3, 1915. Nov. 16, 1915

1,700 Blankets. 7,000 "

20,500 "

15.000 "

35.000 yds. No. 33.

15.000 yds. No. 33.

Payments.

Aug. 3, 1915 " 25, 1915Sept. 11, 1915. " 13, 1915" 13, 1915." 15, 1915." 23. 1915." 24, 1915.

Oct. 7, 1915..

" 8, 1915." 14, 1915." 20, 1915." 20, 1915." 20, 1915." 27, 1915." 28, 1915." 29, 1915." 29, 1915.Nov. 1, 1915. " 1, 1915." 10, 1915." 10, 1915." 12, 1915." 17, 1915." 22, 1915." 23, 1915." 25, 1915." 25, 1915.

" [DOT] 30, 1.915.

Price. Deliveries. Amount paid.

$ 68 per lb. 1,692 8 4,444 0068 " " 7,000 20,190 3968 " " 21,897 64,062 9772J " " None. None.1 85 " " 35,000 64,750 001 85 [DOT][DOT] " 720} 1,332 18

Payments.

Dec. 1, 1915 1,296 70

" 2, 1915 '

2,902 G2" 7, 1915

2,505 50" 9, 1915

1,167 22" 13 1915

3.212 96" 14, 1915

2,634 66" 17, 1915

4,694 71" 20, 1915

1,448 07" 22, 1915.. .V

2,367 42" 23. 1915. . . .t

1,065 14" 30. 1915

2,431 71Jan. 6, 1916

4,751 16" 6 1916

350 57" 14, 1916

5,935 21" 18, 1916 *

707 16" 26, 1916

5 633 80Feb. 1, 1916

2,543 78" 2, 1916 1,066 06" 8, 1916

3,460 20" 10, 1916

1,108 60" 11. 1916

2,367 59" 16, 1916

1,952 21" 18, 1916

1,946 19" 19, 1916 '

1,565 54" 22, 1916

1,124 34" 23, 1916

2,068 90" 23, 1916

1,743 57Total $154,779 54

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NATIONAL TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY EMPLOYEES AT QUEBEC.

CON

Eugène Paquet

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. PAQUET:

What are the names and salaries of the employees in the offices of the Transcontinental railway at Quebec?

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John Dowsley Reid (Minister of Customs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. REID:

Name. Occupation. Monthly

salary.

Dick, Arthur, division engineer.-. .. $ 225

Bradley, T. C., secretary 100

Lefebvre, W., res. engineer 160

Name. Occupation. Monthly

Salary.

McGreevy, Frank, station inspector $ 125 Beaudet, N. R., res. engineer.. .. 160

Laberge, H., architect 170

Legare, Alphonse, watchman 60

C outier, Adjutor, watchman 60

Total $1,060

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GEORGE SKEFFINGTON.

LIB

Mr. COPP:

Liberal

1. Is George Skeffington, of the city of Moncton, still in the. employment of the Canadian Government railways?

2. If so, in what capacity, and at what salary?

3. If he is not so employed at present, when did his employment cease, and why?

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Mr. REID: (Minister of Customs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No.

2. Answered by No. 1.

3. July 31, 1915. Overstayed leave of

absence.

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GOVERNMENT ANNUITIES.

LIB

John Howard Sinclair

Liberal

Mr. SINCLAIR:

How many annuities were sold by the Post Office Department in tlje year 1908, and how many in each succeeding year since that date?

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LIB

Joseph Philippe Baby Casgrain

Liberal

Mr. CASGRAIN:

Number

Period of

Anuitants.

From Sept. 31,1908 to March '31, 1909. 80

" Mar. 31, 1909, to Mar. 31, 1910. 566" " 31, 1910, to Mar. 31, 1911. 1,069" " 31, 1911, to Mar. 31, 1912. 1,031" [DOT][DOT] 31, 1912, to Mar. 31, 1913. 373" " 31, 1913, to Mar. 31, 1914. 318" " 31, 1914. to Mar. 31, 1915. 263" " 31, 1915, to Mar. 2, 1916. 385

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D. T. S. TYRIAN.

LIB

Mr. A. K. MACLEAN:

Liberal

1. Was a contract recently entered into for the placing of bulkheads in the D.T.S. Tyrian, Halifax, N.S.?

2. If so, what are the names of the firms who tendered, to whom was the contract awarded, and at what price?

3. Has the work been completed? If not, what is the cause of delay?

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Mr. REID: (Minister of Customs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. An agreement was entered into on April 21, 1915.

2. Hogan & Co., offered to perform the work for $650, and their offer, being considered fair and reasonable by the General Superintendent of Telegraphs, was accepted.

3. Yes.

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SOUDANGES CANAD PIER.

LIB

Mr. BOYER:

Liberal

1. How much money did Philias Dore draw from the Government for stone sold for the construction of the Soulanges canal pier?

2. What amount is still due to him?

3. Was the purchase of that stone made after tenders were called?

4. If so, what are the names of the tenderers and the amount of each?

5. What are the names of the officers and drew on board the tug Carillon, and the names of the other men who worked at the loading and carrying of such stone, with the average daily salary of each?

6. Are these men fed by the Government? If so, what is the average daily amount paid for the feeding of each?

7. What is the name of the dredge to which the tow-boat Carillon was attached?

8. What work was it engaged in, and at what place, when the said stone was transported ?

S. Were the employees who unloaded^ that stone the same who did the loading of it?

10. If not, what are the names of such employees, and what was their average daily 1 salary?

11. Were they also fed by the Government? If so, at what average daily cost?

12. At what place on the Soulanges canal was that stone placed?

13. Did the using of it require a fresh handling?

14. Under the superintendence of what engineers or other officers of the Government was the work of such purchasing, carrying and unloading, performed?

15. Was he a permanent or temporary employee, and what was his average daily salary?

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Mr. REID: (Minister of Customs)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. $6,929.78.

2. Nothing.

3. Yes.

4. J. A. Major, of Montreal and Philias Dore, of Valleyfield.

5. Nap. Bertrand, captain; Nap. Molleur, engineer; Joseph Molleur, fireman; Alex. Menard, deckhand; Joseph Beriault, deckhand; (there was also a cook, Rosanna Bertrand).

'6. No (the department supplies the cook) but the men feed themselves.

7. Dredge No. 2.

8. Widening and deepening channel at upper entrance to Soulanges canal, about 700 or 800 feet from the pier in which the said stone was used.

9. No. The stone was placed on the scows by the contractor.

10. Foreman, Adelard Royal, salary 25 cents per hour; Edmond Royal, Benjamin Gauthier, Avila Gauthier, Joseph Lalonde, Daniel Lalonde, Valmore Filiatrault, Wil-brod Legros; Joseph Lefebvre; Isidore Le-compte, Honore Miron, Xavier Dubois, Arsene Beriault; Louis Gagnon; Isaie Le-roux, all at 20 cenjts per hour.

These men did not always work ten hours a day, nor every day in the week, and about one-third of their time was employed spreading and levelling clay brought from the dredge to form the backing of the exten-

sion pier, upon the slope of which the riprap stone was to be placed. When a scow load of stone was delivered at the pier the men were turned from the backing work to the unloading and placing of the stone on the slope.

11. No.

12. On the river side slope of the extension to the upper entrance pier.

13. Yes, the stone had to be taken off the scows and placed on the slope.

14. L. S. Pariseau, as engineer in charge and J. T. Lemire, as assistant engineer. Both were also supervising the dredging and the construction of the concrete protection dam at Valleyfield.

15. Permanent employees: L. S. Pariseau, salary, $200 per month; J. T. Lemire, salary $125 per month.

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March 6, 1916