May 10, 1920

SENATE BILLS.

FIRST READINGS.


Bill No. 118, for the relief of James Lewis Price.-Mr. MacNutt. Bill No. 119, for the relief of Frederick Tristram Clark.-Mr. Burnham.


AUDITOR GENERAL'S REPORT.


On the Orders of the Day:


L LIB

Frank S. Cahill

Laurier Liberal

Mr. CAHILL:

I wish to ask the Government when we may expect the fourth volume of the Auditor General's report.

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CON

George Green Foster

Conservative (1867-1942)

Sir GEORGE FOSTER:

Has not that

blessed fourth volume come down yet?

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L LIB
CON

George Green Foster

Conservative (1867-1942)

Sir GEORGE FOSTER:

I promised it

two or three times and now I think I will have to hand that responsibility over to some of my colleagues.

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CON

Henry Lumley Drayton (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Sir HENRY DRAYTON:

I have been

waiting for it just as impatiently as the hon. gentleman has. I know that all the proofs have been read and I am told it is coming down any day. However I have not seen it yet. The moment it comes down it will be laid on the table of the House.

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L LIB

Frank S. Cahill

Laurier Liberal

Mr. CAHILL:

I would like to ask the

Government seriously if they would bring 139

down the Auditor General's report at as early a date as possible.

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CON

Henry Lumley Drayton (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Sir HENRY DRAYTON:

It will be

brought down at the earliest possible moment.

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MENNONITES LEAVING FOR THE UNITED STATES.


On the Orders of the Day:


L LIB

Isaac Ellis Pedlow

Laurier Liberal

Mr. PEDLOW:

I would like to repeat the question asked by me on Friday last and which, the right hon. the Acting Prime Minister (Sir George Foster) informed me could not be answered because the hon. the Minister of Immigration and Colonization (Mr. Calder) was not in the House at the time. My question was based upon press reports which appeared in the Friday morning papers to the effect that the Mennonites of Manitoba

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UNION

Edgar Nelson Rhodes (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Unionist

Mr. SPEAKER:

I think the hon. gentleman would serve his purpose quite as well by simply asking an answer to the question ne submitted on Friday last.

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L LIB

Isaac Ellis Pedlow

Laurier Liberal

Mr. PEDLOW:

In deference to the wish of the Ohair I would ask the Minister of Immigration and Colonization to answer the question asked by me in the House on Friday afternoon last.

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UNION

James Alexander Calder (Minister of Immigration and Colonization)

Unionist

Hon. J. A. CALDER (Minister of Immigration and Colonization):

As the hon. gentleman's question was not brought to my attention I have not had an opportunity of reading it. I shall read it in Hansard and give a reply to-morrow.

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PRIVATE BILL.

SECOND READING.

May 10, 1920