July 20, 1917

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CON

Richard Blain

Conservative (1867-1942)

The CHAIRMAN (Mr. Blain):

I think the hon. gentleman (Mr. Middlebro) should withdraw that remark.

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CON
LIB
CON

William Sora Middlebro

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MIDDLEBRO:

I have nothing to

withdraw. I am simply saying that the hon. member must have known from a reading of the resolution in his handiMr. PUGSLEY: Mr., Chairman, I call for your ruling on the point of order. I think that you should insist upon the hon. gen-

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tleman's withdrawing his remarks before he proceeds.

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Joseph Hormisdas Rainville (Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons)

Conservative (1867-1942)

The CHAIRMAN:

I think that my hon. friend (Mr. Middlebro) ought to withdraw the remark.

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William Sora Middlebro

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MIDDLEBRO:

I say that the hon.

member must have known-

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William Sora Middlebro

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MIDDLEBRO:

I want to state my

point of order first. The hon. gentleman must have known from the terms of the resolution which he had in hie hand that it was possible for the Government to pay off a prior encumbrance, because the resolution distinctly says so.

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William Pugsley

Liberal

Mr. PUGSLEY:

That is not what the

hon. gentleman said. He said that I knew it. was untrue when I made the statement.

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William Sora Middlebro

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MIDDLEBRO:

I said that the hon. gentleman must have known, .from the resolution in hie hand-

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Joseph Hormisdas Rainville (Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons)

Conservative (1867-1942)

The CHAIRMAN:

I must ask the member for North Grey (Mr. Middlebro) to withdraw the remark.

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William Sora Middlebro

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MIDDLEBRO:

If I said what the

hon, gentleman said was untrue, I withdraw. What I did say was- .

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William Pugsley

Liberal

Mr. PUGSLEY:

I accept my hon. .friend's statement, but I am very sorry for his weakness of memory.

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William Sora Middlebro

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MIDDLEBRO:

And I am very sorry for my hon. friend's apparent lack of intelligence if he came to the conclusion from the reading of this resolution that the Government would, not have the power to pay off a prior encumbrance of $250, becau.se the resolution distinctly says that the Government has the right to pay off prior encumbrances.

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William Pugsley

Liberal

Mr. PUGSLEY:

I wish to correct my

hon. friend. I said nothing of the kind. What I referred to was the fact that the Minister of the Interior had told the member for Bonaventure (Mr. Marcil) that the Government would not be able to lend money on .second mortgages.

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William Sora Middlebro

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MIDDLEBRO:

Did my hon. friend believe from a reading of the resolution that that wa6 the case?

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William Pugsley

Liberal

Mr. PUGSLEY:

I was bound to accept

the statement of a gentleman so truthful as the Minister of'the Interior.

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July 20, 1917