May 28, 1936

PRIVATE BILLS

REFERENCE OF PETITION TO COMMITTEE ON STANDING ORDERS

LIB

Samuel William Jacobs

Liberal

Mr. S. W. JACOBS (Cartier) moved:

That the petition of James Gordon Ross for a bill of divorce, presented on May 20, together with the report of the clerk of

petitions thereon, be referred to the standing committee on standing orders for the purpose of considering the suspension of standing orders 92 and 93 (3) (a) and (c) in relation thereto.

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Subtopic:   REFERENCE OF PETITION TO COMMITTEE ON STANDING ORDERS
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Motion agreed to.


FIRST READINGS-SENATE BILLS


Bill No. 72, for the relief of Madeleine St. Clair Peacock Milroy-Mr. Campbell (for Mr. Plaxton). Bill No. 73, for the relief of Bella or Bessie Laurie Wozik, otherwise known as Bella or Bessie Laurie Rabinovitch-Mr. Jacobs. Bill No. 74, for the relief of Agnes Hannah Wright-Mr. Heaps.


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk).


WHITEWOOD, SASK., POST OFFICE

CON

Mr. PERLEY (Qu'Appelle):

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Were tenders received prior to the 1st of November, 1935, for the installing of an electric clock in the post office at Whitewood, Saskatchewan ?

2. If so, what was the lowest figure quoted?

3. Who received the contract for installing the clock in the Whitewood post office?

4. Did he tender on same?

5. What was the amount of the contract and when was the clock installed?

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LIB

Pierre-Joseph-Arthur Cardin (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

Mr. CARDIN:

1 and 2. A tender was received on October 29, 1935, from Mr. H. Downing, jeweller of Moosomin, Sask., at $685. On December 2, 1935, Mr. Downing offered to reduce his tender to $635.

3, 4 and 5. Mr. Edward Wiseman, jeweller of Wolseley, Sask., submitted a tender on February 3, 1936, for $635, which was accepted. Resident architect reported on April 18 that clock installed.

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BROADVIEW, SASK., POST OFFICE

CON

Mr. PERLEY (Qu'Appelle):

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. Has the public works department called tor tenders for installing the electric clock in the post office at Broadview, Saskatchewan?

2. If so, when are tenders to be opened?

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LIB

Mr. CARDIN: (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

1. Yes.

2. On May 2, 1936, tender of Edward Wiseman, jeweller of Wolseley, at $635, was accepted.

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EXPERIMENTAL FARM-WAGES


On the orders of the day:


CCF

Major James William Coldwell

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.)

Mr. M. J. COLDWELL (Rosetown-Biggar):

Mr. Speaker, I should like to ask the government if any inquiry is being made into the rates of wages paid to married men employed

National Harbours

at the experimental form at Indian Head. I think it was on February 21 that I drew attention to this matter, and I understand that married men are still forced to maintain themselves on twenty-one cents an hour.

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LIB

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

Liberal

Right Hon. W. L. MACKENZIE KING (Prime Minister):

As my hon. friend may see, the Minister of Agriculture (Mr. Gardiner) is not in his place at the moment, and he will not be back for a day or two. However, as soon as he returns I am sure he will be glad to give my hon. friend a reply.

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CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY


On the orders of the day:


May 28, 1936