April 18, 1932

NEW MEMBER

UFA

Henry Elvins Spencer

United Farmers of Alberta

Mr. SPEARER:

I have the honour to Inform the house that the clerk of the house has received from the chief electoral officer certificate of the election and return of the following member, viz:

Of P. G. DAVIES, Esquire, for the electoral district of Athabaska.

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REPARATION CLAIMS


Copy of order in council P.C. 718 of March 31, 1932, and one copy of the special report of Mr. Errol M. McDougall, illegal warfare claims commissioner, regarding the loss of the schooner Otokio. Copy of special report upon Armenian claims for reparations by Errol M. McDougall, commissioner; and also, the following documents in connection therewith: Copy of Mr. Carlisle's petition "A"; copy of Mr. Carlisle's petition "B"; copy of Secretary of State's report to council dated January 20, 1932.



Questions



Copy of order in council P.C. 571 of March 12, 1932. Copy of Paris expert's report. Copy of the list of payments, including an explanation of how the assessments were made, and a list of rejections with the reasons therefor.-Mr. Cahan.


UNEMPLOYMENT AND FARM RELIEF

CON

Wesley Ashton Gordon (Minister of Immigration and Colonization; Minister of Labour; Minister of Mines)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Hon. W. A. GORDON (Minister of Labour) :

Mr. Speaker, I desire to lay upon the taible orders in council numbers 790, 791, and 802 passed under the authority of the Unemployment and Farm Relief Act, 1931, and the Unemployment and Farm Relief Continuance Act, 1932, all referring to the expenditures of money under these acts.

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QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an arterisk).


CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS-COAL SUPPLIES

LIB

Mr. RALSTON:

Liberal

1. What is the analysis of the marketable grade of United States coal used on Canadian National Railways compared with the marketable grade of Pictou coal suitable for such use?

2. What are the comparative prices of such Pictou run of mine coal and American run of mine coal delivered at Montreal and Toronto: (a) by water; (b) by rail?

3. How much Nova Scotia coal was moved to Toronto by water, by water and rail, and by rail respectively, during the years 1930 and 1931?

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CON

Mr. MANION: (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Approximate analysis on "air dried" basis:

United States Coal

Nut Freeport R/M Pitts. Egg Pitts.Seam Armstrong Seam Indiana Seam Monongalia Co. Pa. Co. Pa. Co.W.Va.Moisture . .. -97 1-00 [DOT]83Volatile . .. 32-52 33-28 35-44Fixed carbon. .. . . .. 60-04 59-05 57-39Ash . .. 6-47 6-67 6-34Sulphur 1-51 1-52B.T.U 14,232 14,377Mine Run Coal ex Pictou County, N.S.Acadia Coal Company Inter- Albion Allan Vale colonial GreenwoodMine Mine Mine Coal Co. Coal Co.Moisture .... 1-43 1-04 1-60 1-18 2-79Volatile .. .. 27-75 28-00 28-75 25-52 26-17hixed carbon.. .. .. .. 58-30 58-66 55-50 57-58 54-99Ash .. .. 12-52 12-30 14-15 15-72 16-05Sulphur .. .. 1-23 [DOT]91 1-43 1-27 1-66B.T.U .. .. 12,923 13,251 12,394 12,503 11,828

These figures are based on Canadian National Railways' regular sampling and are considered by railway officials as representative.

2. Water delivery at Montreal, duty and wharfage paid: Pictou coal, no deliveries;

United States coal, $4.78 including exchange, $4.52 excluding exchange; British coal, $4.38.

Rail delivery at Montreal: Pictou coal, no deliveries; United States coal, $4.58 including exchange, $4.32 excluding exchange.

Water delivery at Toronto, duty and wharfage paid: Pictou coal, no deliveries; United States coal, $4.12 including exchange; $3.86 excluding exchange.

Rail delivery at Toronto: Pictou coal, no deliveries; United States coal, $3.90 including exchange; S3.S0 excluding exchange.

All figures are f.o.b. cars and nothing has been included for storage of Cape Breton coal for winter use.

3. Nothing for the Canadian National Railways.

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POST OFFICE SAVINGS BANK

UFA

Mr. SPENCER:

United Farmers of Alberta

1. What has been the amount deposited in each year since the inception of the Post Office savings?

2. What is done with the money each year, giving amounts?

3. What percentage of interest has been allowed depositors in each year respectively?

4. What is the maximum percentage of interest allowed by law?

Questions

5. If deposited in a bank, what bank or banks, giving amounts, and percentage of interest, if any, paid by the said banks to Post Office Department?

6. Are such deposits used by the government?

7. How much has been used each year and for what purpose?

8. Does the government borrow any of these deposits back from the banks?

9. If so, at what interest, giving amounts and years?

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Mr. SATJVE@

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I-POST OFFICE SAVINGS BANK


Period Total amount of deposits received during period Total amount withdrawn during period Three months ended June 30, $ cts. S cts. 1868 Year ended June 30, 1869... Year ended June 30, 1870... Year ended June 30, 1871... Year ended June 30, 1872... Year ended June 30, 1873... Year ended June 30, 1874... Year ended June 30, 1875... Year ended June 30, 1876... Year ended June 30, 1877... Year ended June 30, 1878... Year ended June 30, 1879... Year ended June 30, 1880... Year ended June 30, 1881... Year ended June 30, 1882... Year ended June 30, 1883... Year ended June 30, 1884... Year ended June 30, 1885... Year ended June 30, 1886... Year ended June 30, 1887... Year ended June 30, 1888... Year ended June 30, 1889... Year ended June 30, 1890... Year ended June 30, 1891... Year ended June 30, 1892... Year ended June 30, 1893... Year ended June 30, 1894... Year ended June 30, 1895... Year ended June 30, 1896... Year ended June 30, 1897... Year ended June 30, 1898... Year ended June 30, 1899... Year ended June 30, 1900... Year ended June 30, 1901... Year ended June 30, 1902... Year ended June 30, 1903... Year ended June 30, 1904... Year ended June 30, 1905... Year ended June 30, 1906... Nine months ended March 31, 212,507 00 927,885 (Id 1,347,901 (III 1,917,576 00 2,261,631 no 2,306,918 00 2,340,284 00 1,942,346 00 1,726,204 00 1,521,000 00 1,724,371 00 1,973,243 00 2,720,216 00 4,175,042 00 6,435,989 00 6,826,266 00 6,441,439 00 7,098,459 00 7,645,227 00 8,272,041 (HI 7,722,330 00 7,926,634 00 6,599,896 00 6,500,372 00 7,056,002 00 7,708,888 00 7,524,286 0(1 7,488,028 (10 8,138,947 00 8,223,000 00 9,183,693 00 8,310,630 00 10,448,485 00 11,091,099 00 11,382,035 00 12,060,825 00 11,737,940 on 10,503,870 00 10,805,458 00 8,857 48 296,754 35 664,555 51 1,093,438 86 1,778,565 19 2,323,299 32 2,468,643 42 2,341,979 04 2,021,457 97 1,726,082 98 1,713,658 73 1,733,448 79 2,015,813 16 2,097,389 15 3,461,619 31 4,730,995 39 5,649,611 13 5,793,031 84 6,183,470 60 6,626,067 51 7,514,071 78 7,532,145 56 8,575,041 98 7,875,977 57 7,230,839 14 6,631,578 97 7,473,585 46 7,310,291 97 7,406,066 13 7,656,086 64 8,853,178 42 9,021,862 56 8,903,505 46 9,774,694 62 10,617,070 50 11,379,756 94 11,883,127 70 12,129,101 23 12,324,529 26 1907 Year ended March 31, 1908.. Year ended March 31, 1909.. Year ended March 31, 1910.. Year ended March 31, 1911.. Year ended March 31, 1912.. Year ended March 31, 1913.. Year ended March 31, 1914.. Ye$r ended March 31, 1915.. Year ended March 31, 1916.. Year ended March 31, 1917.. Year ended March 31, 1918.. Year ended March 31, 1919.. Year ended March 31, 1920.. Year ended March 31, 1921.. Year ended March 31, 1922.. Year ended March 31, 1923.. Year ended March 31, 1924.. Year ended March 31, 1925.. Year ended March 31, 1926.. Year ended March 31, 1927.. Year ended March 31, 1928.. Year ended March 31, 1929.. Year ended March 31, 1930.. Year ended March 31, 1931.. 8,803,233 00 12,293,544 17 9.415,569 29 8,816,511 71 9,957,016 17 11,054,877 19 11,299,963 88 11,346,459 39 10.154.189 07 8,539,742 07 11,974.434 11 11,791,966 66 12.593.190 06 10,003,067 58 6,631,684 58 3,499,338 86 2,606,610 61 7,118,912 00 4,089,058 97 3.508,288 52 3,178,563 92 3,090,163 81 2,910,146 98 2,746,049 92 2,535,562 84 9,330,766 39 13,610,865 95 13,132,239 00 11,699,649 54 11,470,360 24 12,303,688 13 13,389,966 01 13,842,924 98 12,925,606 20 9,981,914 13 10.606.900 87 14,427,194 11 13,604,410 70 21,293,281 63 10,699,748 72 8,496,546 78 5,764,442 11 5,199.219 63 5,316,583 68 4,839,856 06 4,493,872 21 4,350,711 12 4,519,506 99 5,820,365 52 4,604,104 72 2. All moneys are transferred to the credit of the Minister of Finance and form part of the consolidated revenue fund. 3. April 1, 1868, to September 30, 1889, 4 per cent; October 1, 1889, to June 30, 1897, 3i per cent; July 1, 1897, to date, 3 per cent. 4. The Revised Statutes of Canada, 1927 (chapter 15, "An act respecting savings banks," section 43), provide-"The interest payable to the persons making deposits under this act shall be at such rate, not exceeding the rate of four per centum, as the governor in council from time to time prescribes." 5 to 9. See answer to No. 2.


POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT FORMS

LIB

Mr. POULIOT:

Liberal

1. At what date, under the instruction of whom, and by whom were the letters tabled on page 6. 7, 9, 11 and the forms at page 8 and 10 of reference No. 244, sessional paper No. 257 of April 1, 1932, drafted?

2. Were those forms used outside of the province of Quebec?

3. If so, in what provinces other than the province of Quebec?

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April 18, 1932