June 18, 1920

REGULATIONS.


On the Orders of the Day:


UNION

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

Unionist

Rt. Hon. Sir ROBERT BORDEN (Prime Minister) moved:

That the Special Committee appointed to consider and report upon Bill No. 182, to amend the Customs Act, be granted leave to sit during the sittings of the House.

He said: It is usual to have this done

upon a report of the committee, but I thought it might be convenient to have that authority at once.

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Motion agreed to.


INQUIRY FOR PAPERS.


On the Orders of the Day:


L LIB

Auguste Théophile Léger

Laurier Liberal

Mr. A. T. LEGER (Kent, N.B.):

I ask the Minister of Marine and Fisheries when the papers asked for by Order of the House dated May 27, in reference to the closing of the Life Saving Station at Richibucto Beach, N.B., will be brought down. I made the same inquiry last week, and the papers have not been brought down yet.

Sir ROBERT .BORDEN: The Minister

of Marine and Fisheries has not yet entered the House. I shall acquaint him as soon as I can of the hon. gentleman's request.

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SUPPLEMENTARY ESTIMATES.


On the Orders of the Day:


LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Liberal

Hon. W. L. MACKENZIE KING (leader of the Opposition):

My right hon. friend

mentioned yesterday that possibly he would be able to inform us to-day when the Supplementary Estimates would be brought down.

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UNION

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

Unionist

Sir ROBERT BORDEN:

The Minister

of Finance (Sir Henry Drayton) has been so busy with other public business that he has not been able even to attend Council, but I will endeavour to get in touch with him to-day and inquire when the Supplementary Estimates will be brought down.

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CIVIL SERVICE RECLASSIFICATION.


On the Orders of the Day:


LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Liberal

Hon. MACKENZIE KING:

On several

occasions the President of the Council promised he would let us know when we might expect the reclassification of the Civil Service, so far as it has already been completed, to be laid upon the table of the House.

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UNION

Newton Wesley Rowell (Minister presiding over the Department of Health; President of the Privy Council)

Unionist

Hon. N. W. ROWELL:

I expect the reclassification, that is, the list of positions under the head of C;vil Government, will be available on Monday.

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OLD CHAMBLY FORT.


On the Orders of the Day:


L LIB

Joseph Archambault

Laurier Liberal

Mr. JOSEPH ARCHAMBAULT (Chambly and Vercheres):

I call the attention of the Government to. a report in the press to the effect that the Government have decided to dispense with the services of the caretaker of the old Chambly fort.

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UNION

Edgar Nelson Rhodes (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Unionist

Mr. SPEAKER:

Order. The hon. gentleman must certainly be aware that this is not the character of question that should be submitted on the Orders of the Day.

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L LIB

Joseph Archambault

Laurier Liberal

Mr. AROHAMBAULT:

I bow to your

ruling, Sir, but may I submit that it is not a matter of my constituency only, because the old Chambly fort is a place of pilgrimage for all those interested in Canadian history?

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June 18, 1920