May 5, 1922

CON
LIB

Ernest Lapointe (Minister of Marine and Fisheries)

Liberal

Mr. LAPOINTE:

There are two items of the Marine Department on the next page that I should like to have passed tonight, items 250 and 251.

Scientific Institutions-Department of Marine -Meteorological Service, including Magnetic Observatory, grants of $500 each to Kingston and Montreal Observatories, and allowance of $400 to L. P. Gorman, Observer at Ottawa, $262,000.

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF MARINE AND FISHERIES
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CON
LIB
CON

Henry Herbert Stevens

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. STEVENS:

I think, Mr. Chairman, we have done pretty well for the minister,

Cattle Embargo

and as this is a somewhat important item it might stand over. I notice some matters here referred to that members not present would probably like to discuss.

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LIB

Ernest Lapointe (Minister of Marine and Fisheries)

Liberal

Mr. LAPOINTE:

They are all unimportant, hut if my hon. friend thinks otherwise, I am quite agreeable to this and the other items standing over. I can assure him I have nothing to conceal there. i t 1

Item stands.

Progress reported.

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CATTLE EMBARGO

CABLEGRAM FROM THE HIGH COMMISSIONER

LIB

William Lyon Mackenzie King (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE KING:

The right

hon. leader of the Opposition (Mr. Meighen) spoke to me at the opening of the House to-day with regard to a communication received from the High Commissioner in London respecting the cattle embargo, and I promised to lay his telegram on the table at the earliest opportunity. I should like to do so before the House adjourns tonight.

Topic:   CATTLE EMBARGO
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LIB

Hewitt Bostock (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER:

By leave of the House

the Prime Minister will lay the telegram on the table.

Topic:   CATTLE EMBARGO
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CON

Hugh Guthrie

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. GUTHRIE:

Will my hon. friend

read it?

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William Lyon Mackenzie King (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council; Secretary of State for External Affairs)

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE KING:

Yes. The

telegram is dated London, April 22, and .addressed to, Prime Minister, Ottawa. It is as follows:

Am informed by Canadian Associated Press that Lewis asked in House if I had stated that unless cattle embargo removed it might imperil Canada's relations with Mother Country. I take earliest opportunity of informing you that whatever opinion I have held in- private no -public statement of the kind has been made by me.

Larkin.

On motion of Mr. Mackenzie King the House adjourned at 10.20 p.m.

Monday, May 8, 1922

Topic:   CATTLE EMBARGO
Subtopic:   CABLEGRAM FROM THE HIGH COMMISSIONER
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May 5, 1922