August 29, 1917

QUESTIONS.


(Questions answered orally are indicated by asterisks.) minister of customs.


MANITOBA COUNTY COURT JUDGES.

LIB

Mt. SINCLAIR:

Liberal

1. Has a proclamation been issued under the provisions of the Dominion Elections Act, calling together the County Court Judges of Manitoba to define and establish polling districts in that province?

2. If so, what is the date of such proclamation?

3. On what date do the said judges meet?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MANITOBA COUNTY COURT JUDGES.
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CON

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

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No.

2. Answered by No. 1.

3. By statute, they are required to meet between the 1st of July and the 15th of August in each year.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   MANITOBA COUNTY COURT JUDGES.
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DR. ALFRED THOMPSON, M.P.

LIB

Mr. GAUVREAU:

Liberal

1. Is Dr. Alfred Thompson, M.P., a member of, or employed by, the Military Hospitals Commission?

2. If so, what is the date of his appointment, and what salary and allowance is paid to him?

3. What is the total amount received by him since the date of his appointment?

4. If not so employed, what position does he hold, when was he appointed, what is his salary and allowance, and what is the total amount of each paid to him to date?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   DR. ALFRED THOMPSON, M.P.
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CON

Sir EDWARD KEMP: (Minister of Militia and Defence)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes. Employed by the Military Hospitals Commission.

2. 15th April, 1916. Pay and allowances, $7.50 per diem.

3. $3,547.50 to 31st July, 1917.

4. Answered by No. 1.

THE 122nd BATTALION, C.E.F.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   DR. ALFRED THOMPSON, M.P.
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CON

Mr. WEBSTER:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Who was the officer commanding the 122nd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force?

2. What amounts were paid to such officers up to date of sailing overseas, for pay and allowance, travelling and other expenses, and separation allowance, respectively?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   DR. ALFRED THOMPSON, M.P.
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CON

Sir EDWARD KEMP: (Minister of Militia and Defence)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Lieutenant Colonel D. M. Grant.

2. Pay and allowances, $3,737.25; travelling expenses, etc., $14; separation allowance, $1,140.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   DR. ALFRED THOMPSON, M.P.
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FIREARMS IN QUEBEC CITY HARDWARE STORES.

LIB

*Mr. MURPHY:

Liberal

1. Is the Government aware that on the 23rd instant a press despatch was sent out to the effect that all local hardware dealers in the

city of Quebec who keep in stock revolvers, rifles and ammunition, had been ordered by the Federal authorities to immediately report on the number of firearms and the quantities of ammunition in store?

2. Did such despatch correctly describe action that has been taken by, or on behalf of, the Government?

3. If so, have hardware dealers elsewhere than in the city or province of Quebec been asked for a similar report?

4. If they have not been so asked, why the discrimination ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   FIREARMS IN QUEBEC CITY HARDWARE STORES.
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CON

Arthur Meighen (Minister of Mines; Secretary of State of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. MEIGHEN:

1 and 2. No.

3 and 4. Answered by Nos. 1 and 2.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   FIREARMS IN QUEBEC CITY HARDWARE STORES.
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RELEASE OF THOMAS KELLY.

LIB
CON

Charles Joseph Doherty (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Hon. C. J. DOHERTY (Minister of Justice) :

In accordance with a well established practice it will be quite impossible to con-, sent to the production of the papers as they are asked for here. From time immemorial, at all events since the enactment of the Ticket-of-leave Act, it has been the rule to treat documents of this nature as confidential. I shall be very glad to bring down all the documents that are usually brought down in such a case.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   RELEASE OF THOMAS KELLY.
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LIB

Rodolphe Lemieux

Liberal

Mr. LEMIEUX:

I will leave it to the minister to bring down what documents ihe thinks can be produced.

Motion stands.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   RELEASE OF THOMAS KELLY.
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UNOPPOSED MOTIONS FOR PAPERS.


Mr. A. K. Maclean.-For a return showing copies of all accounts, memoranda, vouchers, telegrams, letters, etc., in reference to payments to George H. Boyce, of Windsor, N.S., District Foreman of Public Works Department, since his appointment to office. Mr. J. J. Hughes.-For a return showing the amount paid the James Simmonds Company, Ltd., Halifax, since 1911, by the various departments of the Government.


THE MILITARY SERVICE ACT, 1917.

August 29, 1917