June 4, 1917 (12th Parliament, 7th Session)

LIB

Edward Mortimer Macdonald

Liberal

Mr. MACDONALD:

Why, certainly. If my hon. friend (Mr. Currie) thinks that this situation, serious as it is, can be met by a silly argument, or suggestion, of that kind, he is quite mistaken. I say that every article that enters into the home consumption of the plain people must be dealt with with a strong hand by this Government, and the country expects the Government so to deal with it.

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