July 31, 1917 (12th Parliament, 7th Session)


George William Kyte


Mr. G. W. KYTE (Richmond, N.S.):

Mr. Speaker, I desire to call the attention of the Minister of Finance to the following telegram, which I received yesterday from Sydney:
Have information that Sydney Post proposes advertising scheme calling for four issues of forty thousand advertising local advantages as sites for industries that Americans are supposed to he looking for. Price per page $320. Solicitor pulling off scheme here assures advertisers that Finance Minister guarantees that Government will help the good work by giving dollar for every dollar collected. Understand that Halifax Herald and St. John Standard also-in scheme. Find out if this is so.
I would ask the Finance Minister if he knows of any such scheme as it is said in this telegram has received his support,

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