June 14, 1926

CON

Mr. MACDONALD (Kings):

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Is the government aware that prohibition or inland revenue officers searched the premises of F. J. Solomon at Georgetown, Prince Edward Island, on or about the 12th March last, finding therein a still which was seized and placed in the custody of the local customs officer, and reporting same to the inland revenue authorities?

2. If so, what disposition has been made of said shill 7

3. What action has been taken with regard to a prosecution in this case?

4. Was a fine imposed, and if so, was it collected?

5. If not, why not?

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Subtopic:   F. J. SOLOMON
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LIB

Hon. Mr. BOIVIN: (Minister of Customs and Excise)

Liberal

1. Yes. .

2. The still has been destroyed by order of the department and certificate to that effect furnished by T. Morrissey, sub-collector of customs and excise at Georgetown.

3. F. J. Solomon was prosecuted under Section 180 (e) of the Excise Act; pleaded guilty and was sentenced to a penalty of $200 or six months' imprisonment. The case was tried by Judge A. L. Fraser of Georgetown.

4. Yes.

5. Answered by No. 4. __

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   F. J. SOLOMON
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AMHERSTBURG-DREDGING

CON

Mr. GOTT:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Was any dredging done by the Canadian government at the port of Amherstburg, Ontario, during the years 1922, 1923, 1924, and 1925?

Questions

2. If so, under whose supervision was the work carried on?

3. When was the work completed?

4. What dredges or tugs were used in connection with the work?

5. Were any reports made that the work was not properly completed?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   AMHERSTBURG-DREDGING
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PRO

Hon. Mr. KING (Kootenay):

Progressive

1. ^es, in 1924 at Mullen's coal dock.

2. District Engineer H. B. R. Craig.

3. June 30, 1924.

4. Dredge "Q & R No. 1" and tug "Peel".

5. No.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   AMHERSTBURG-DREDGING
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IMMIGRATION SERVICE-WINDSOR

CON

Mr. GOTT:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. How many officials are engaged at the port of Windsor, Ontario, in the immigration service who are non-residents of Essex county?

2. What additional expense does it cost the government (average per man) to employ outside men in the immigration service at the port of Windsor, Ontario ?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   IMMIGRATION SERVICE-WINDSOR
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LIB

Hon. Mr. STEWART (Edmonton): (Minister of Immigration and Colonization; Minister of Mines; Minister of the Interior; Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs)

Liberal

1. One.

2. Sixty dollars per month living allowance, pending completion of transfer.

2.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   IMMIGRATION SERVICE-WINDSOR
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CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-O.C.S. FREIGHT

CON

Mr. WHITE (Mount Royal):

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. In the Canadian National Railway annual report for the year ending 1925, a comparative statement of revenue tonnage is shown on pages 33 and 34. Is

O.C.S. freight included in this statement?

2. If so, what were the tonnages of the various groups handled O.C.S. ?

3. What amount of revenue, by groups, was credited to the Canadian National Railway earnings on account of this freight?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-O.C.S. FREIGHT
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LIB

Hon. Mr. DUNNING: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

1. No.

2. Answered by No. 1.

3. Answered by No. 1.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-O.C.S. FREIGHT
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THE NATIONAL DEBT

PRO

Mr. SPENCER:

Progressive

1. What is the total liability of the Dominion of Canada in respect to short term notes?

2. What are the maturing obligations of Canada during each of the next ten years?

3. What is the amount of Canada's national debt as on the first of June, 1926?

4. Of this amount how much is tax exempt?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   THE NATIONAL DEBT
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LIB

Hon. Mr. ROBB: (Minister of Trade and Commerce; Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   THE NATIONAL DEBT
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

CANADIAN MILITIA

LAB

Mr. WOODSWORTH:

Labour

1. What is the name of the Deputy Minister of National Defence and his salary?

2. What is the number of officers in the Canadian militia on the staff or in the permanent force who receive an annual salary (including pay and allowances) of:

(a) $9,000;

(b) $7,500 and over but less than $9,000;(c) $6,000 and over but less than $7,500;(d) $5,000 and over but less than $6,000;(e) $4,000 and over but less than $5,000;(f) $3,000 and over but less than $4,000;(g) $2,000 and over but less than $3,000?3. Is it the intention of the minister; (a) to maintain any longer officers receiving a higher salary than the deputy minister of the department; (b) to reduce the salary- of officers on the staff as was done with the privates in 1924?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN MILITIA
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COLONIZATION SUB-AGENTS

CON

Mr. BARBER:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Were the following in the employ of the government, during the years 1925 and 1926, as special colonization sub-agents; Rev. J. M. Boucher; Rev. A. S. Desohenes; Rev. J. M. Doucet; Rev. Nap. Eavreau; Rev. F. X. Goyette; Rev. L. P. Gravel; Rev. G. P. Jubianvil'le; Rev. S. Lajoie; Rev. L. A. Lebel; Rev. A. Lepage; Rev. E. Martin; Rev. Chas. Minette; Rev. J. A. Normandeau; Rev. P. M. Roussel; Rev. B. Schaffler, all of Montreal?

2. If so; (a) what salary was paid in each case, during 1925 and 1926; (b) what expenses were paid in each case during 1925 and 1926?

3. What were their duties?

4. Was Rev. J. A. Ouelettte employed as colonization agent at Montreal during .the years 1925 and 1926?

5. If so, what salary and expenses were -paid him during each of the above years?

Topic:   QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS
Subtopic:   COLONIZATION SUB-AGENTS
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UNOPPOSED MOTIONS FOR PAPERS

June 14, 1926