April 18, 1918

L LIB

*Mr. ARCHAMBAULT:

Laurier Liberal

1. How many persons, if any, who were previously employed in connection with the Secretarial Fund at Toronto have been or are now in the employ of the Government, either in one of the Departments thereof, or in connection with any Board or Commission appointed by the Governement?

2. What ate their names, duties and salaries?

Topic:   MILK SUPPLY IN LARGE CENTRES.
Subtopic:   TORONTO SECRETARIAL FUND.
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UNION

Robert Laird Borden (Prime Minister; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Unionist

Sir ROBERT BORDEN:

The Government has no knowledge or information with regard to the fund alluded to.

Topic:   MILK SUPPLY IN LARGE CENTRES.
Subtopic:   TORONTO SECRETARIAL FUND.
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REFRIGERATION COMMISSION.

L LIB

Mr. SINCLAIR (Antigonish and Guys-borough):

Laurier Liberal

1. Is there a commission known as the Refrigeration Commission? If so, who are the members of it, and who is chairman?

2. What are the duties of this Commission?

3. Who appointed them?

Topic:   MILK SUPPLY IN LARGE CENTRES.
Subtopic:   REFRIGERATION COMMISSION.
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UNION

Robert Laird Borden (Prime Minister; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Unionist

Sir ROBERT BORDEN:

If the hon. gentleman woulld state what department of the Government he alludes to in this question, he will receive an answer.

Mr. JAMES STARRATT MARSHALL.

Topic:   MILK SUPPLY IN LARGE CENTRES.
Subtopic:   REFRIGERATION COMMISSION.
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LIB

Mr. POWER:

Liberal

1. Has there been since August, 1914, a person named Jas. Starratt Marshall, of Spa Springs, Annapolis County, in the Active Militia of Canada?

2. If not, when did he leave the service?

3. If so, when did he join the service, and what has been his occupation?

4. What amount has he received during the period in which he was employed?

5. Has the Government any information as to whether or not whilst in the service he carried on the work of laundryman either in his public or private capacity?

6. If in the former capacity, what extra pay did he receive?

Major-General MEWBURN: If the hon. member would give some information as to the unit >in which Mr. Marshall served, a thorough search will be made.

Topic:   MILK SUPPLY IN LARGE CENTRES.
Subtopic:   REFRIGERATION COMMISSION.
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MR. W. C. REAN.

L LIB

*Mr. ARCHAMBAULT:

Laurier Liberal

1. Has Mr. W. C. Rean been employed in any capacity in connection with the War Trade Board?

2. If so, What was the date of his appointment, and what were, or are, his duties, and salary?

3. What were his occupation, duties, and salary immediately prior to his appointment?

4. Before coming to Ottawa, was Mr. Rean employed in the Secretarial Fund Office at Toronto or had Ihe any connection with the Secretarial Fund?

5. Has Mr. Rean received an appointment to go Overseas and engage in Y.M.C.A. work? If so, is the Government to pay any part of his expenses or salary?

Topic:   MILK SUPPLY IN LARGE CENTRES.
Subtopic:   MR. W. C. REAN.
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UNION

Mr. BURRELL: (Minister of Mines; Secretary of State of Canada)

Unionist

1. Yes, for a temporary engagement to assist in the work of organizing the office.

2. February 22, 1918, until April 6, 1918, as assistant secretary at $250 a month.

3. Prior to his temporary appointment with the War Trade Board, Mr. Rean was temporarily employed in the office of the President of the Council from January 21, 1918, until February 4, 1918, as assistant

private secretary, at the rate of $1,750 per annum.

4. The Government has no knowledge of the secretarial fund referred to.

5. The Government has no knowledge of Mr. Rean's present occupation.

Topic:   MILK SUPPLY IN LARGE CENTRES.
Subtopic:   MR. W. C. REAN.
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ICE CONTRACT AT MULGRAVE.

L LIB

Mr. SINCLAIR (Antigonish and Guys-iborough):

Laurier Liberal

Topic:   MILK SUPPLY IN LARGE CENTRES.
Subtopic:   ICE CONTRACT AT MULGRAVE.
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SHERBROOKE POST OFFICE.


Mr. MoCREA: 1. What is the total number of men employed in the Sherbrooke Post Office Inspection Office? 2. What are the names of each employee, their respective salaries, and duties?


UNION

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

Unionist

1. Twelve.

2. Dastous, L. E. M., $2,900, inspector; Soles, C. E., $2,400, assistant inspector; Lallier, Joseph, $1,700, field officer, Rural Mail delivery work, inspecting Rural post offices; Mullins,. G. (Miss), $1,300, clerk-incharge of inquiries re missing mail matter; Frechette, R. $900 (on military service); MareChal, M. B. M. (Maes), $600, sten-

ographer and typist; de Lottinville, Maurice, $600, clerical work; Bousquet, P., $3 a day, messenger; Lefebvre, J. P., $3 a day, chauffeur and porter; Downing, J. D., $1,500, temporary clerk, field officer, Rural Mail delivery work; Choquette, J. (Miss), $600, temporary clerk, stenographer and. typist; Dussault, N. T., $1,400, temporary clerk, field officer, rural mail delivery work.

Topic:   MILK SUPPLY IN LARGE CENTRES.
Subtopic:   SHERBROOKE POST OFFICE.
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POSTMASTER AT INDIAN POINT.

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Mr DUFF:

1. What is the name of the Postmaster at Indian Point, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia?

2. Was the said appointment made by the Civil Service Commission?

3. When was this appointment made?

4. What information was obtained as to the peculiar qualifications of this man for the appointment?

5. Is the post office situated in the centre of the district?

6. Have there been any complaints from the people of the locality with regard to the inconvenience caused by the situation of this post office?

7. What salary does the Postmaster receive per annum and how much was paid his predecessor?

Topic:   MILK SUPPLY IN LARGE CENTRES.
Subtopic:   POSTMASTER AT INDIAN POINT.
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UNION

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

Unionist

1. Mr. Artemas Ernst, Postmaster of Indian Point, who was appointed on the 1st November, 1912, tendered his resignation on the 7th September last. His successor has not yet been appointed.

2, 3, 4, 5 and 6. See answer to No. 1.

7. The salary attached to this office is $60 per annum.

Topic:   MILK SUPPLY IN LARGE CENTRES.
Subtopic:   POSTMASTER AT INDIAN POINT.
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POSTMASTER AT DUBLIN SHORE, N.S.

L LIB

Mr. DUFF:

Laurier Liberal

1. What is the name of the Postmaster at Dublin Shore, Lunenburg County, N.S. ?

2. When was this appointment made?

3. Was it made on the recommendation of the Civil Service Commission, and what are the peculiar qualifications of the appointee which led to his obtaining the position?

4. Have any complaints been received from the people of the locality to the effect that they were seriously inconvenienced owing to the fact that the post office is situated far from the centre of the district?

5. What salary does the Postmaster receive? How much was paid to his predecessor?

Topic:   MILK SUPPLY IN LARGE CENTRES.
Subtopic:   POSTMASTER AT DUBLIN SHORE, N.S.
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UNION

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

Unionist

1. Lemuel J. Bell.

2. On the 5th January, 1918.

3. No. The appointment was made before the Civil Service Commission was authorized to make these appointments. The department is not aware that there was anything peculiar about his qualifications.

4. Representations have been made that the post office is inconveniently situated, and this matter is now under enquiry by the department.

5. $81 per annum His predecessor re-cieved the same salary.

Topic:   MILK SUPPLY IN LARGE CENTRES.
Subtopic:   POSTMASTER AT DUBLIN SHORE, N.S.
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April 18, 1918