April 4, 1935

ROYAL ASSENT

CON

Pierre Édouard Blondin (Speaker of the Senate)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPEAKER:

I have the honour to inform the house that I have received the following letter:

Ottawa, April 4, 1935.

Sir,-

I have the honour to inform you that the Right Hon. Sir Lyman P. Duff, Chief Justice of Canada, acting as deputy of His Excellency the Governor General, will proceed to the Senate chamber to-day at 5 p.m. for the purpose of giving the royal assent to certain bills.

F. L. C. Pereira.

Assistant Secretary.

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RAILWAYS AND SHIPPING


Mr. G. R. GEARY (South Toronto) presented the first report of the select standing committee on railways and shipping owned, operated and controlled by the government, and moved that the report be concurred in. Motion agreed to.


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


SALE OF FARM PRODUCTS IN CHINA AND JAPAN

LIB

Mr. MOTHERWELL:

Liberal

1. Has the Minister of External Affairs or any other minister of the government received any further reports, correspondence, cables or other documents from the Hon. Herbert Marler, Canadian minister in Japan, since January 1, 1934, with respect to the sale of wheat and other Canadian farm products in China and Japan?

2. If so, will such reports, documents, etc., be tabled for the information of the house?

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Subtopic:   SALE OF FARM PRODUCTS IN CHINA AND JAPAN
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CON

Sir GEORGE PERLEY: (Minister Without Portfolio)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Yes.

2. Aside from a report by the assistant trade commissioner in Tokyo transmitted by the minister, and which was published in the Commercial Intelligence Journal of September 1, 1934, the dispatches in which reference is made to this subject are of a confidential character which it would not be in accordance with established practice to make public.

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Subtopic:   SALE OF FARM PRODUCTS IN CHINA AND JAPAN
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ALBERT ROSENBAUM

CON

Mr. DORION:

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has the government knowledge that one Rosenbaum carrying a Canadian passport, has just been arrested in Paris on the charge of espionage?

2. If so, on what date was such passport issued?

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Subtopic:   ALBERT ROSENBAUM
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CON

Sir GEORGE PERLEY: (Minister Without Portfolio)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. No. Albert Rosenbaum was arrested on the 28th February last on the charge of not having complied with an expulsion order. No charge of espionage has been made.

2. Date of issue of passport to A. Rosenbaum was February 22, 1934.

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Subtopic:   ALBERT ROSENBAUM
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DUTY ON PERFUMES AND COSMETICS

LIB

Mr. RINFRET:

Liberal

1. In what year was a special duty of 10 per cent imposed on perfumes and other cosmetics?

2. What revenue has accrued from this source, giving each year separately?

3. What revenue was accrued from this source during the first months of 1935?

4. Are these products subject to the sales tax of 6 per cent besides the above-mentioned duty?

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Subtopic:   DUTY ON PERFUMES AND COSMETICS
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CON

Mr. MATTHEWS: (Minister of National Revenue)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. March 22, 1933.

2. 1932-33 $ 1,859 86

1933- 34 759,358 85

1934- 35 800,708 01

(11 months)

3. January and February-$146,673.03.

4. Yes.

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Subtopic:   DUTY ON PERFUMES AND COSMETICS
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QUESTIONS PASSED AS ORDERS FOR RETURNS

MR. WALTER WELLER

LIB

Mr. GERSHAW:

Liberal

1. Was Mr. Walter Weller, of Calgary, employed by the parks branch or the Department of Indian Affairs, or by the Department of Public Works or the Department of Trade and Commerce since July, 1930?

2. If so, for how long in each department and at what salary?

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Subtopic:   MR. WALTER WELLER
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CON

Charles Hazlitt Cahan (Secretary of State of Canada)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. CAHAN:

Return tabled herewith.

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Subtopic:   MR. WALTER WELLER
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DURUM WHEAT

April 4, 1935