June 6, 1905 (10th Parliament, 1st Session)

LIB

Frederick William Borden (Minister of Militia and Defence)

Liberal

Sir FREDERICK BORDEN.

There were very severe criticisms of the first rifle and those criticisms I submitted to Colonel Cotton. Colonel Cotton went himself to Quebec to institute a most searching investigation, and he says that in every case the criticism was not fair, and rifle mark two is free from all the defects mentioned in that criticism.
To promote dairying interests by advances for milk and cream, to be recouped out of the proceeds of sales of such butter and cheese, to be placed to the credit of the consolidated revenue fund, $40,000.

Topic:   SUPPLY-REDUCTION OF THE ACTJVE MILITIA.
Subtopic:   JTTXE 6. 1905
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