August 16, 1917

QUESTIONS.


(Questions answered orally are indicated by asterisks).


MEDICAL OFFICERS, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND.

LIB

Mr. J. J. HUGHES:

Liberal

1. What are the names and addresses of the medical men employed hy the Government or the Militia Department in connection with recruiting in Prince Edward Island?

2. What pay or allowance does each of these medical men receive?

3. What is the total amount paid to each of these medical men since the beginning of the war to the present time?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MEDICAL OFFICERS, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND.
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CON

Sir EDWARD KEMP: (Minister of Militia and Defence)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Lieutenant-Colonel S. R. Jenkins, senior medical officer at Charlottetown, whose duties include the examination of recruits.

2. $4 a day.

3. $2,753.56. This sum includes the pay

received by Lieutenant-Colonel Jenkins while officer in charge of the Rockhead hospital, Halifax. *

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Subtopic:   MEDICAL OFFICERS, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND.
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THE STEAMER GRILSE.

LIB

Edmond Proulx

Liberal

Mr. PROULX:

Who is the officer in command of the Grilse, in the Naval Service Department, and what was his previous occupation?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   THE STEAMER GRILSE.
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. HAZEN:

The officer in command of H.M.C.S. Grilse is Lieutenant Commander W. Walker, R.C.N. He was formerly first lieutenant of H.M.C.S. Niobe.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   THE STEAMER GRILSE.
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LIEUT. WEBB.

LIB

Edmond Proulx

Liberal

Mr. PROULX:

What was the previous occupation ofLieutenant Webb, who is now in command of

one of the steamers of the Naval Service?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   LIEUT. WEBB.
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. HAZEN:

This officer is not in command of any vessel. He performs the

duties of naval ordnance officer at Halifax. He is a retired lieutenant, Royal Navy.

. LIEUT. WOOD.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   LIEUT. WEBB.
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LIB

Edmond Proulx

Liberal

Mr. PROULX:

What was the previous occupation of

Lieutenant Wood, who is now in the Naval Service Department in charge of the Acadia?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   LIEUT. WEBB.
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. HAZEN:

Was formerly a sublieutenant, Royal Navy Reserve, and a duly certificated officer of the mercantile marine.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   LIEUT. WEBB.
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THE STEAMER LAURENTIAN.

LIB

Mr. PROULX:

Liberal

1. From whom did the Department of the Naval Service purchase the steamer Lauren-tian?

2. What was the price paid for her?

3. Was this steamer ever the property of the .Government under any other name?

4. What was the price at which she was sold by the Government?

5. To whom was she sold hy the Government?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   THE STEAMER LAURENTIAN.
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Canada Steamship Lines, Ltd.

2. $50,000.

3. No.

4. Answered by No. 3.

5. Answered by No. 3.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   THE STEAMER LAURENTIAN.
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURN.

IND

Mr. GIRARD:

Independent Conservative

1. What are the names of the officers who have done recruiting duty in the district of Saguenay during the year 1916-17?

2. What were their respective ranks?

3. During what period were they on recruiting duty?

4. What were the respective salaries of these officers?

5. What amount has been paid to each of them on account of salary and expenses respectively?

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IND

Mr. GIRARD:

Independent Conservative

1. How many soldiers have been enlisted in the district of Saguenay during the year 1916?

2. How many have been discharged?

3. How many of these soldiers are now in the military service?

4. How many of them are in England or at the front?

5. How many of them are yet in this country?

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LIB

Mr. FORTIER:

Liberal

1. In connection with the employment of Rev. Colonel Dr. A. E. Burke by the Government as a chaplain, was he furnished with a book, or a number, of Railway Transportation Warrants such as are used by those in military service?

2. Did Rev. Dr. Burke have several of these warrants filled out in the C.P.R. office at Toronto, whereby he and some friends were routed to Winnipeg, via Chicago?

3. Did the Government pay for these trips represented by these warrants? If so, how much?

4. Has Rev. Dr. Burke been commissioned, instructed, or authorized in any way by the Government to work among the Ruthenians in Canada?

5. If so, what work is he doing, and what amount is he to receive therefor?

6. Is Rev. Dr. Burke engaged in any secret service work for the Government, or is he to be so engaged?

7. Has the Government .knowledge of the presence and movements in Canada of a certain count or nobleman whose mission from abroad has to do with certain foreign-born citizens in western Canada?

8. Is Rev. Dr. Burke in any way associated with this count, or nobleman, and his work, and if so, is such association with the knowledge and approval of the Government, and are public funds to be paid therefor?

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August 16, 1917