May 7, 1901 (9th Parliament, 1st Session)

CON

Thomas Simpson Sproule

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. SPROULE.

moval of it would not be effective in breaking up the leather combine. I have heard one of the largest leather manufacturers in this country say that two per cent of the output of the American tanneries, thrown into the Canadian market, would monopolize every bit of that market. If such a small per cent of the American production would supply the whole consumption of Canada, it seems to me that the government could apply very effectively this clause in the Customs Act and remove any combine that now exists.

Topic:   SUPPLY-VALLEYFIELD RIOTS.
Subtopic:   MACKENZIE KING,
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