Mr. A. C. Stewart (Yorkton):
On a question of privilege, Mr. Speaker, I wish to point out that in the March 15, 1951, issue of Maclean's magazine, which has only now come to my attention, in an article written by Mr. George Hillyard Robertson, he said the following:
Political arguments are one thing in which Reginans still maintain their old-time spirit. Once, James Gardiner, then leader of the Saskatchewan Liberal opposition, peeled off his coat and charged across the legislative chamber toward Carl Stewart, a Conservative M.L.A. The two were separated before any blows were exchanged but it took the house a day to get back to normal.
The hon. gentleman who is now Minister of Agriculture (Mr. Gardiner) did not at any time peel off his coat, nor charge across the legislative chamber towards me, nor was I-*
Subtopic: REFERENCE TO ARTICLES IN "MACLEAN'S" MAGAZINE AND REGINA "LEADER-POST"