February 16, 1925

COLEVILLE. KERROBERT AND KINDERSLEY POSTMASTERS

PRO

Mr. CARMICHAEL:

Progressive

1. What was the yearly emolument received by the postmasters at Coleville, Kerrobert and Kindersley in the province of Saskatchewan, for their services as postmaster during the latest year for which data is available?

2. Does post office bos rent accrue to the postmaster or to the department?

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Subtopic:   COLEVILLE. KERROBERT AND KINDERSLEY POSTMASTERS
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LIB

Hon. Mr. MURPHY: (Postmaster General)

Liberal

1. For year 1923-24.

Coleville post office.. .. $ 720 58

Kerrobert post office.. .. 5,472 90

Kindersley post office.. .. 3,822 55

2. In government-owned and rented post

office buildings where the postmaster and staff are civil servants, all revenues from post office boxes accrue to the government.

In government-owned and rented buildings where the postmaster is paid from revenue, and where he, in turn, engages and pays his own staff, 50 per cent of the post office box revenue has always been assigned to the postmaster as one of the items which make up his salary.

At the three above-mentioned post offices the postmasters are paid out of revenue and they supply their own buildings and equipment, including post office boxes, and, in accordance with the rule that has always prevailed, the postmasters in question retain the revenue from these boxes.

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Subtopic:   COLEVILLE. KERROBERT AND KINDERSLEY POSTMASTERS
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GRAND RIVER BRIDGE

CON

Mr. SENN:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What was the total cost of construction of the grand river bridge at York, Ontario?

2. What has been the cost of maintaining said bridge during each year since construction?

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Subtopic:   GRAND RIVER BRIDGE
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PRO

Hon. Mr. KING (Kootenay):

Progressive

1. $26,327.95.

2. 1892-93, $147.00, 1893-94, $340.00; 1894-95,

$300.00; 1896-97. $62.12; 1897-98, $32.50; 18991900, $798.00; 1901-02, $993.97; 1902-03, $16.00; 1903-04. $198.34; 1904-5, 81,210.55; 1905-06,$3,114.35; 1907-08, $1,619.56; 1909-10, $1,82352; 1910-11, $25.00; 1911-12, $124.85; 1912-13,$524.49; 1913-14, $875.00; 1914-15, $1,024.24; 1915-16, $623.29; 1916-17, $186.66; 1917-18,$370.52; 1918-19, $456.25; 1919-20, $634.67;

1920-21, $1,042.38; 1921-22, $5,083.12; 1922-23, $121.25; 1924-25, $28.00.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   GRAND RIVER BRIDGE
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REJECTED IMMIGRANTS

CON

Mr. ROSS (Kingston):

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many immigrants have teen refused admission to Canada during the fiscal year ended March 31, 1924?

2. From what countries did these people make

application ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   REJECTED IMMIGRANTS
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LIB

Hon. Mr. ROBB: (Minister of Immigration and Colonization)

Liberal

1. 11,303.

2.

Arabia 2

Armenia 5

Austria 2

Belgium 3

China 48

Cuba 3

Czecho-Slovakia 5

East India 5

Egypt 2

Questions

2.-Concluded

Esthonia 5

Finland 21

France 7

Germany 17

Great Britain and Ireland:-

England 121

Ireland 17

Scotland 45

Wales 4

Greece 12

Holland 13

Hungary 2

Italy 443

Japan 3

Jugo-Slavia 4

Latvia

Malta 10

Mexico 2

Newfoundland 79

Poland 9

Portugal 3

Roumania 7

Russia 13

Scandinavia:-

Denmark 4

Norway 23

Sweden 11

Spain 10

Switzerland 3

Syria

Ukraine

United States of America.. . 10,311

West Indies 18

Other Countries (not given).______8

11,303

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   REJECTED IMMIGRANTS
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PACIFIC CABLE BOARD EMPLOYEES

PRO

Mr. NEILL:

Progressive

1. During the calender year 1924 how many telegraphists or clerks were appointed on the staff of the Pacific Cable Board ?

2. How many of these at th: time of their appointment were domiciled in:-(a) Great Britain; (b) Canada; (c) Australia; (d) New Zealand; (e) Other portions of the British Empire?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   PACIFIC CABLE BOARD EMPLOYEES
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LIB

Hon. Mr. MURPHY: (Postmaster General)

Liberal

1. Twenty-three operators, seven clerks.

2. (a) Two operators, clerks, nil; (b) Two operators, two clerks; (e) Sixteen operators, two clerks; (d) Three operators, one clerk; (e) Operators, nil, two clerks, Fiji.

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Subtopic:   PACIFIC CABLE BOARD EMPLOYEES
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STEAMSHIP REGINA

CON

Mr. DOUCET:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What was the time and date of the arrival of the Steamship Regina at Halifax, about the latter part of the month of November, 1924?

2. How was the mail transferred to Montreal?

3. By what tram?

4. When did it reach Montreal?

5. Is it a fact that two carloads of mail matter were mislaid in transit?

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Subtopic:   STEAMSHIP REGINA
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LIB

Hon. Mr. MURPHY: (Postmaster General)

Liberal

1. Steamer Regina docked at Halifax at 8.45 a.m., on the 29th November, 1924.

2. By Canadian National railway trains.

3. Canadian National Railway fast freight train 475 to Monk, P.Q., and thence, on account of protest of the Pu=t Office Department, by Canadian National Railway special train to Montreal.

4. At 4.30 a.m., December 2nd, 1924.

5. No, but the time taken for conveyance of the mails to Montreal was longer than usual due to the use of a freight train pan. of the way.

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Subtopic:   STEAMSHIP REGINA
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MATANE HARBOUR IMPROVEMENTS

CON

Mr. DOUCET:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What amount was voted for habour improvements at Matane, Quebec, in 1923-24, 1924-25?

2. What firms received contracts for dredging and wharf building at this place and the amount of contract in each case

3. Was the tender system used?

4. What damage, if any, was caused by ice and sea to wharves and breakwaters at Matane in the fall of 1924 and winter of 1924-25?

5. Who is inspector of wharf building at this place? How was he appointed and when, and is he competent in the discharge of his duties?

6. Who is inspector of channel dredging at this place, how was he appointed and when, and .is ho competent in the discharge of his duties?

7. Is it the intention of the government to rebuild any wharf or breakwater damaged by ice, etc., at this place ?

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Subtopic:   MATANE HARBOUR IMPROVEMENTS
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PRO

Hon. Mr. KING (Kootenay):

Progressive

1. 1923-24, $100,000; 1924-25, $75,000.

2. (a) Dredging: A contract was entered into with Horace Dussault and Company to dredge 290,000 c. yds. p.m. at 37 cents, amounting approximately to $107,300; when 32,135 c. yds. were removed the contract was closed and a contract awarded to The St. John Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Company Limited for the remainder of the work, viz.: 257,865 c. yds. p.m. at 37 cents amounting approximately to $95,410; (b) Wharf building: Messrs J. R. & J. E. Boulanger: Extension to eastern breakwater at unit prices, amounting approximately to $38,178; construction of wharf to connect present wharf and western breakwater at unit prices, amounting approximately to $30,972.80.

3. Yes.

4. The structures under construction by Messrs. Boulanger & Boulanger were damaged first on December 9th, 1924, and again on January 20th, 1925.

5. (a) Joseph R. Pelletier; (b) By Civil Service Commission, July 11, 1924; (c) Yes.

6. (a) Henri Joncas; (b) By Department of Public Works; (c) July 26, 1923; (d) Yes.

7. Matter being investigated.

Unopposed Motions for Papers

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   MATANE HARBOUR IMPROVEMENTS
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YUKON GOLD COMMISSIONER

CON

Mr. BLACK (Yukon):

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. What amount as salary, and what amount as living allowance, is paid annually to the Gold Commissioner of Yukon Territory?

2. What amounts are so being paid to the Acting Gold Commissioner of Yukon Territory?

3. Was an increase madp within the past three years in the amount paid annually to the Gold Commissioner of Yukon?

4. If so, by what amount annually was such payment so increased ?

5. Was such increased payment made retroactive, and if so, how many years back did it extend?

6. At what date was such increase put into effect, and what total sum was at that date paid pursuant

to such increase ?

7. How many persons are at this date being paid as Gold Commissioner, and Acting Gold Commissioner of Yukon?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   YUKON GOLD COMMISSIONER
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February 16, 1925