March 24, 1938

RAILWAYS AND CANALS


Third report of the standing committee on railways, canals and telegraph lines.'-Mr. Vien.


PRIVATE BILLS

FIRST READINGS-SENATE BILLS


Bill No. 54 for the relief of Mary Lorraine Ward Williamson.-Mr. Plaxton. Bill No. 55 for the relief of Lyall Gibson Hodges.-Mr. Bothwell. Bill No. 56 for the relief of Esther Laza-rovitch Cohen. Mr. Jacobs. Bill No. 57 for the relief of Dorothy Reaves McMartin.-Mr. Jacobs. Bill No. 58 for the relief of Mary Dorothy Picard Whitcombe.-Mr. Plaxton. . Bill No. 59 for the relief of Emil Kastus.->' Mr. Jacobs. Bill No. 60 for the relief of Eva Fleming Hislop.-Mr. Betts. Questions Bill No. 61 for the relief of Sigmund Oravec. -Mr. Walsh. Bill No. 62 for the relief of Robert Parry. -Mr. Jacobs. Bill No. 63 for the relief of Nacha Ferszt Klajner (otherwise known as Nora Firstenfeld Klein).-Mr. Walsh. Bill No. 64 for the relief of Leonora May Howard.-Mr. Walsh.


QUESTIONS


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)


SASKATCHEWAN BELIEF ADMINISTBATION

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Mr. PERLEY:

1. What salary was paid by the federal government to Dr. Stapleford for his services in distributing relief in the province of Saskatchewan?

2. What salary is paid to Dr. Stapleford for his services in connection with the survey he is conducting with respect to relief in the province of Saskatchewan?

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James Garfield Gardiner (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

Mr. GARDINER:

Dr. Stapleford has been paid at the rate of $500 per month from October 7, 1937, to date, for his services in distributing relief in and making a survey with respect to relief in the province of Saskatchewan.

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Mr. PERLEY:

1. What are the names of the forty-five federal government inspectors in the province of Saskatchewan in connection with relief administration?

2. What were their respective former occupations?

3. What are their respective salaries, including expense allowances?

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James Garfield Gardiner (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

Mr. GARDINER:

List of inspectors in Saskatchewan as at February 1,. 1938:

1. and 2. S. Banks, farmer; B. J. Brock-mann, farmer; R. V. Cameron, farmer; J. A. Davis, provincial agricultural representative; A. W. Daurie, grain buyer; B. S. Dermody, real estate agent; S. Forsyth, farmer; T. P. Hagerman, grain buyer; C. Henderson, farmer; E. Hogan, farmer; A. P. Humphrey, insurance agent; J. L. Laurie, grain buyer; S. McBain, farmer; W. Mitchell, farmer; B. A. Newton, farmer; H. L. Roberge, farmer; D. M. Robertson, farmer; J. F. Symington, garage man;

H. S. Thompson, farmer; F. W. Widdifield, farmer; A. S. Agnew, agent; W. Hagarty, farmer; O. Parker, farmer; G. Andrew, farmer;

I. S. Bricker, farmer; J. W. Rose, farmer;

J. W. Pennington, insurance agent; R. E. Gleiser, merchant.

3. $125 per month and actual expenses.

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CANADIAN WHEAT SHIPMENTS

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Mr. ISNOR:

Liberal

1. What was the total shipment, in bushels, of Canadian wheat for overseas destinations during the months of January, 1936, 1937, 1938, and February, 1936, 1937, 1938?

2. What quantities, for each period, were

shipped from Canadian Pacific seaboard ports, Canadian Atlantic seaboard ports and United States Atlantic seaboard ports?

3. What quantities, for each period, were

shipped via port of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and port of Saint John, New Brunswick?

4. What quantity, for each period, was

shipped over Canadian National Railways to port of Halifax, Nova Scotia?

5. What quantity, for each period, was

shipped over Canadian National Railways to port of Saint John, New Brunswick?

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Mr. EULER: (Minister of Trade and Commerce)

Liberal

1. Bushels

January, 1936 15,307,667

January, 1937 8,665.954

January, 1938 5.012,093

February, 1936 16,284.349

February, 1937 6.695,806

February, 1938 5,139,330

2. Via Via ViaCanadian Canadian U.S.A.Pacific Atlantic Atlanticseaboard seaboard seaboardports ports portsBushels Bushels BushelsJan., 1936 .. 6,532,183 3,797,484 4,978.000Jan., 1937 .. 4,031,100 2,456,399 2,178,455Jan., 1938 .. 1,473,993 2,165,076 1,373,024Feb., 1936 .. 10,020,035 2,954,314 3,310,000Feb., 1937 .. 2,200,257 1,584,825 2,994,504 1,501,045Feb., 1938 3. Halifax- 1,772,082 1,782,423 BushelsJanuary, 1936

629,185January, 1937

343,448January, 1938

47,994February, 1936

533,746February, 1937

1,133,060February, 1938

16,040

St. John-

January, 1936 485,268

January, 1937 54,268

January, 1938

February, 1936 112,000

February, 1937 68,219

February, 1938

West St. John-

January, 1936 2,682,492

January, 1937 2,058,203

January, 1938 2,115,668

February, 1936 2,308,128

February, 1937 1,792,885

February, 1938 1,746,285

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4. tQuantities received at port of Halifax (all

railways):

Bushels

January, 1936 519,931

January, 1937 87,884

January, 1938 4,113

February, 1936 295,649

February, 1937 334,652

February, 1938 16,039

5. tQuantities received at port of Saint John (all railways):

St. John- Bushels

January, 1936 417,973

January, 1937 [DOT] [DOT]

January, 1938

February, 1936 166,701

February, 1937

February, 1938

West St.' John-

January, 1936 2,979,479

January, 1937 1,655,471

January, 1938 2,198,977

February, 1936 2,067,897

February, 1937 1,516,093

February, 1938 1,357,460

tA record of the separate quantities of grain shipped over the Canadian National and Canadian Pacific Railways to the ports of Halifax and Saint John is not available from government sources.

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*J. M. EDDY

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Mr. COLD WELL:

1. Is one J. M. Eddy, of Bethune, Saskatchewan, in the employ of the farm loan board or the prairie farm rehabilitation?

2. If so, for what period has he been employed? What was his salary? What were his expenses?

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James Garfield Gardiner (Minister of Agriculture)

Liberal

Mr. GARDINER:

This question presumably refers to work done under my department in connection with prairie farm rehabilitation. We have examined fully into the matter and find that there is no such person employed.

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DEMURRAGE ON RELIEF CARS, SASKATCHEWAN

March 24, 1938