May 15, 1930

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES


Second report of the select standing com-mitte on railways and shipping.-Sir Eugene Fiset. Fourth report of the select standing committee on miscellaneous private bills.-Mr. Glen. Third report of the select standing committee on agriculture and colonization.-Mr. Brown.


PRIVATE BILLS

FIRST AND SECOND READINGS-SENATE BILLS

LIB

Rodolphe Lemieux (Speaker of the House of Commons)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER:

I have the honour to inform the house that I have received a message from the Senate, together with a long list of unopposed divorce bills in which the concurrence of this house is desired. It is moved by Mr. Brown, seconded by Mr. Glen, that the following unopposed private bills be now read a first and second time and referred to the select standing committee on miscellaneous private bills:

Bill No. 141, for the relief of Verna Gladys Stannard.-Mr. Geary.

Bill No. 142, for the relief of Christian McVicars.-Mr. Lawson.

Bill No. 143, for the relief of Vivian Francis Young.-Mr. Casselman.

Bill No. 144, for the relief of Erie Godwin Havens.-Mr. Rutherford.

Bill No. 145, for the relief of Ruth Elizabeth Greene.-Mr. Hepburn.

Bill No. 146, for the relief of Muriel Palmer.-Mr. Casselman.

Bill No. 147, for the relief of Elizabeth Anderson.-Mr. Sanderson.

Bill No. 148, for the relief of Edith Elizabeth Gibson.-Mr. Lawson.

Bill No. 149, for the relief of Margaret Wallace.-Mr. Garland (Carleton).

Bill No. 150, for the relief of Mary Ellen Peever.-Mr. Arthurs.

Private Bills

Bill No. 151, for the relief of Annie Emily Simpson.-Mr. Garland (Carleton).

Bill No. 152, for the relief of Abraham Gleadall.-Mr. Pettit.

Bill No. 153, for the relief of Ann Pisano. -Mr. Pettit.

Bill No. 154, for the relief of Florence Louise Pretoria Pollock.-Mr. Black (Yukon).

Bill No. 155, for the relief of Alma Vera Cochrane.-Mr. Gray.

Bill No. 156, for the relief of Edith Jane Cartwright.-Mr. Black (Yukon).

Bill No. 157, for the relief of Annie Hewit-son Taunton.-Mr. Harris.

Bill No. 158, for the relief of James Henry Loree.-Mr. Hay.

Bill No. 159, for the relief of Cecelia Leta Rice.-Mr. Harris.

Bill No. 160, for the relief of Audrey Lillian Connelly.-Mr. Garland (Carleton).

Bill No. 161, for the relief of Robert Webb. -Mr. Garland (Carleton).

Bill No. 162, for the relief of Lillian Martha Cecile Martin.-Mr. Lawson.

Bill No. 163, for the relief of Antoine Joseph Bourdon.-Mr. Black (Yukon).

Bill No. 164, for the relief of Irene Clarice Bunting.-Mr. Hay.

Bill No. 165, for the relief of Lawrence

Wellington Robertson.-Mr. Black (Yukon).

Bill No. 166, for the relief of Gordon Robert Foster.-Mr. Geary.

Bill No. 167, for the relief of Andrew

Chauncey Sanders.

Mr. McPhee.

Bill No. 168, for the relief of Isador Simpson.-Mr. Boys.

Bill No. 169, for the relief of Royal May Frances Hider.-Mr. Lawson.

Bill No. 170, for the relief of Margaret

Caroline Watson.-Mr. Harris.

Bill No. 171, for the relief of Myrtle Alice Niece.-Mr. Young (Toronto Northeast).

Bill No. 172, for the relief of Broadus Baxter Farmer.-Mr. McPhee.

Bill No. 173, for the relief of Meryl Grigg Fizzell.-Mr. Arthurs.

Bill No. 174, for the relief of Mabel Ann Dixon.-Mr. McQuarrie.

Bill No. 175, for the relief of Annie Pettit Nicholls.-Mr. Heaps.

Bill No. 176, for the relief of Thomas William Treadway.-Mr. Lawson.

Bill No. 177, for the relief of Pearl Robena Close.-Mr. Ladner.

Bill No. 178, for the relief of Ivy Lillian Echlin.-Mr. Boys.

Bill No. 179, for the relief of Thomas Clifton Dawes.-Mr. Sanderson.

Bill No. 180, for the relief of Herbert Dean Philip.-Mr. Garland (Carleton).

Bill No. 181, for the relief of William Pearson.-Mr. Garland (Carleton.

Bill No. 182, for the relief of William Woods. -Mr. Young (Toronto Northeast).

Bill No. 183, for the relief of Mary Cameron McMillan.-Mr. Young (Toronto Northeast).

Bill No. 184, for the relief of Bridget Gladys Vivian Tegart.-Mr. Heaps.

Bill No. 185, for the relief of Charles Cob-lens.-Mr. Heaps.

Bill No. 186, for the relief of Esther Gertrude Wooder.-Mr. Jacobs.

Bill No. 187, for the relief of Eleanor Jane Moorhead.-Mr. Black (Yukon).

Bill No. 188, for the relief of Aubrey Robert Alee.-Mr. Bell (St. Antoine).

Bill No. 189, for the relief of Edith Lerene Collins.-Mr. Lawson.

Bill No. 190, for the relief of Florence Ada Bark Simpson.-Mr. White (Mount Royal).

Bill No.191, for the relief of Helen Theresa Baker.-Mr. Lawson.

Bill No. 192, for the relief of Harry Everett Marked.-Mr. Murphy.

Bill No. 193, for the relief of George Wellington Garfield Neal.-Mr. Murphy.

Bill No. 194, for the relief of Sarah Delia Baker Tribe-Mr. Bell (St. Antoine).

Bill No. 195, for the relief of Elsie Emily Disney.-Mr. Ryckman.

Bill No. 196, for the relief of Harry Douglas Towers.-Mr. Casselman.

Bill No. 197, for the relief of Elizabeth Warga.

Mr. Sanderson.

Bill No. 198, for the relief of William Thomas Raines.-Mr. Casselman.

Bill No. 199, for the relief of Enos Nuttall Davis.-Mr. Boys.

Bill No. 200, for the relief of Violet May McFadden.-Mr. Lawson.

Topic:   PRIVATE BILLS
Subtopic:   FIRST AND SECOND READINGS-SENATE BILLS
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Motion agreed to, and bills read the first and second times.


PENSIONS AND SOLDIERS' PROBLEMS

CONCURRENCE IN FIFTH AND SIXTH REPORTS OF SPECIAL COMMITTEE


Mr. C. G. POWER (Quebec South) moved concurrence in the fifth and sixth reports of the special committee on pensions and returned soldiers' problems.



Questions



He said: This motion is made in order to avoid unnecessary delay. The next stage of the procedure will be the presentation of a resolution, followed by the introduction of a bill. Motion agreed to.


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk)


CIVIL SERVICE-MINIMUM SALARY OP ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS A MONTH

CON

Mr. GARLAND (Carleton):

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Is it the intention of the government to take steps to increase the lower grade salaries in the civil service during the present session?

2. If so, to what extent?

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LIB

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

Liberal

Mr. MACKENZIE KING:

This question was answered, I think, by the statement which I made yesterday in reply to the hon. member for Rosetown (Mr. Evans).

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CIVIL SERVICE-MINIMUM SALARY OP ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS A MONTH
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PUBLIC DEBT

LIB

Mr. SEGUIN:

Liberal

1. By what amount, per year, was the debt of Canada increased, from 1911 to 1921?

2. By what amount, per year, was the debt of Canada decreased, from 1921 to 1930?

3. To whom was entrusted the administration of the country from 1911 to 1921, and from 1921 to 1930?

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Subtopic:   PUBLIC DEBT
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LIB

Mr. DUNNING: (Minister of Finance and Receiver General)

Liberal

1.

Eiscal Increase of Decrease ofyear net debt net debt1910- 11 $ 3,773,505 701911- 12

$ 122,591 321912- 13

25,617,835 031913- 14

21,695,224 461914- 15

113,379,233 071915- 16

165,780,087 811916- 17

264,030,126 781917- 18

312,697,764 701918- 19

382,646,969 941919- 20

674,337,591 351920- 21

92,010,359 90

2.

Fiscal Increase of Decrease ofyear net debt net debt1921- 22 1 81,256,818 041922- 23

31,641,067 011923- 24

$35,993,593 861924- 25

345,589 291925- 26

27,706,586 171926- 27

41,896,729 331927- 28

50,984,137 171928- 29

71,345,527 821929- 30

44,507,000 00

(estimated)

3. The governments of Right Hon. Sir Robert L. Borden and Right Hon. Arthur Meighen (1911-1921); the governments of Right Hon. W. L. Mackenzie King (19211926); Right Hon. Arthur Meighen (June to September, 1926); and Right Hon. W. L. Mackenzie King (1926-1930).

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Subtopic:   PUBLIC DEBT
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ADVANCES TO HARBOUR COMMISSIONS

May 15, 1930