In answer to the question of the hon. gentleman (Mr. Clarke) I beg to say: No. Such provision would practically destroy the British perference inasmuch as British manufactures are largely produced from foreign raw materials, but if it can be shown that the intention of the British preferential tariff is evaded, we shall be glad to consider the facts when presented to us.
DISMISSAL OF MR. H. D. HENDERSON. Mr. BROCK asked :
1. Has Mr. H. D. Henderson, who for twenty-five years was postmaster of Whitechurch, been dismissed?
2. Were charges made against him? If so, by whom?
3. At whose request was he dismissed, and on what grounds?
4. Was any inquiry made as to the wishes of those using the office, and what was the result?
5. Has a successor been appointed? If so, on whose recommendation was he appointed?
Subtopic: I.C.R. ROUND-HOUSE AT CAMPBELLTON.