July 10, 1908 (10th Parliament, 4th Session)

LIB

James Conmee

Liberal

Mr. CONMEE.

I would be in favour of grading the grain into its proper class on its merits as they do in Minnesota, but I find I am in a minority. But the Winnipeg elevators have the same machinery as Mr. King has and so have nearly all the elevators at Fort William and Port Arthur. There is no necessity for singling out Mr. King's elevators, because the others have the same machinery, whether they use it to the same extent or not. At Winnipeg they have the facilities for doing everything Mr. King can do at Port Arthur. I have an amendment here which I would like to read because perhaps hon. gentlemen who are supporting the other amendment first moved might possibly prefer this one. If any one will look at the first section of the proposed amendment, it will be seen that it is proposed to change the interpretation clause. In the old Act

Topic:   MANITOBA GRAIN ACT AMENDMENT.
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