March 7, 1932

DORCHESTER PENITENTIARY-WARDEN

LAB

Mr. WOODSWORTH:

Labour

1. What was the cost of the residence built for the warden of Dorchester penitentiary?

2. What was the cost of the residence built for the deputy warden?

3. What salary does the warden receive?

4. What extra allowance does the warden receive?

5. With how many cars is the warden provided for his personal use?

6. What is the cost each of the houses now being built for the staff?

7. What was the original cost, and what is the operating cost per month of the heating plant?

8. What was the original cost, and what is the operating cost per month of the electric plant?

9. What sums have been paid to Mr. T. Edwin Oulton or his wife for sand and gravel?

10. Who owns the farm from which this sand and gravel is taken?

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CON

Mr. GUTHRIE: (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. $22,241.93.

2. $22,241.93.

Note in re answers 1 and 2, as above:

The two houses were constructed at one and the same time, both being identical, and cost divided between the two on completion.

3. $3,540 cash per annum.

4. Perquisites valued at $840 per annum, which include house, light, heat, water and uniforms.

Questions

5. One only for official business.

6. 5 new single houses completed at cost of $10,126.15 each:

1 double tenement completed; 2 double tenements completed outside only, and foundation built for another at total cost of $28,098.79, to date.

7. Original cost of heating plant was included with shop buildings thirty-seven years ago and probably cost less than $5,000.

The system of central heating is adopted and the average cost for the last three months of winter was $1,787.39, including the heating of the whole prison and buildings attached thereto. In summer steam heat is only required for cooking.

8. Cost of electric plant, $8,041.

Electric plant not operated since February,

1929. Current has since been purchased from New Brunswick Electric Power Commission under contract.

9. $19,107.13, has been paid to Mrs. Oulton during a period of seven years.

10. Manford Buck owns sand rights which are leased to Mrs. Oulton.

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QUEBEC LEGISLATURE-RESOLUTION S

CON

Mr. DORION:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Did the Dominion government during the year 1930 receive any resolutions adopted by the legislature or legislative council of Quebec, if so, what are said resolutions?

2. Did the government receive any such resolutions during the year 1931, if so, what are said resolutions?

3. Has the government received any such resolutions since the beginning of the year 1932, if so, what are said resolutions?

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Subtopic:   QUEBEC LEGISLATURE-RESOLUTION S
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CON

Mr. CAHAN: (Secretary of State of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No.

2. No.

3. No.

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Subtopic:   QUEBEC LEGISLATURE-RESOLUTION S
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UPPER WHITE HEAD, N.S., "WHARF

LIB

Mr. DUFF:

Liberal

1. Was a new wharf built at Upper White

Head, county of Guysboro, Nova Scotia, last year? .

2. If so, on whose recommendation was said wharf constructed ?

3. How much did said wharf cost?

4. Were tenders called for said wharf?

5. If not, how much was paid by the government per lineal foot for logs and how much per foot for timber and plank?

6. What was the name of the foreman?

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Subtopic:   UPPER WHITE HEAD, N.S., "WHARF
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CON

Mr. STEWART (Leeds): (Minister of Public Works)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes, under U. F. R. Act, 1931.

2. Petitioned for by residents of large section of Guysborough county and recommended by district engineer.

3. $11,945.85 including cost of a wharf shed.

4. No.

5. 9" logs and piling up to 22'-13 cts. per lin. ft.

9" logs and piling up to 27'-15 cts. per lin. ft.

9" logs and piling up to 32'-15 cts. per lin. ft.

Heavy sawn timber-$40 per M.

Plank

$25 per M.

Ballast floor logs up to 17 ft. long-6 cts. per lin. ft.

Ballast floor logs 17 to 24 ft. long-8 cts. per lin. ft.

6. David Duncan.

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Subtopic:   UPPER WHITE HEAD, N.S., "WHARF
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P. T. AHERN

LIB

Mr. POULIOT:

Liberal

1. Is Mr. P. T. Ahern mentioned as secretary clerk at page L-4 of the last report of the Auditor General?

2. Do the letters secretary mean that he has been acting as secretary to anyone?

3. If so: (a) to whom; (b) for how long?

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Subtopic:   P. T. AHERN
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CON

Mr. GUTHRIE: (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. No.

3. Answered by No. 2.

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Subtopic:   P. T. AHERN
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SOLICITOR GENERAL-SECRETARIES

LIB

Mr. POULIOT:

Liberal

1. How many private secretaries, joint private secretaries, assistant private secretaries and secretary clerks have been working for the Solicitor General in Ottawa since August, 1930?

2. What is the name of each one and when has each one of them been appointed?

3. Did any one of said private secretaries, joint private secretaries, assistant private secretaries or secretary clerks accompany the Solicitor General to the disarmament conference this year?

4. If so, how many?

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Subtopic:   SOLICITOR GENERAL-SECRETARIES
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CON

Mr. GUTHRIE: (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. One private secretary, one joint secretary, one secretary clerk.

2. Jules Landry, September 15, 1930; Miss M. M. Turcotte, August 19, 1930; P. T. Ahern, November 15, 1931.

3. No.

4. Answered by No. 3.

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MINISTERS' CLERK-QUEBEC

LIB

Mr. POULIOT:

Liberal

1. Is there a clerk in the minister's office at Quebec?

2. If so, "who is he?

3. What is his salary?

4. Who is the minister he works for?

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CON

Mr. GUTHRIE: (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. J. L. A. Tanguay, of Beauport.

3. $1,860 per annum.

4. He is at the disposal of all ministers.

Questions

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BROCKVILLE-PUBLIC BUILDING

LIB

Mr. SANDERSON:

Liberal

1. What work was done in and about the Dominion public building at Brockville, Ontario, within the last year?

2. What was the cost of the work?

3. Who was the contractor for such work?

4. Were tenders for the work advertised for, and, if so, when and where?

5. If not advertised for, how were tenders called for and how was the contract awarded?

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Subtopic:   BROCKVILLE-PUBLIC BUILDING
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March 7, 1932