March 29, 1901 (9th Parliament, 1st Session)

LIB

William Ross

Liberal

Mr. ROSS (South Ontario).

I would support the contention of the hon. member for AA'entworth (Mr. Smith). I am accustomed to handling such packages as he speaks of- baskets of grapes and other fruit covered with a wooden cover and so arranged as to be easily detached. It would be a great hardship in the fall of the year when we are getting hundreds-and still more in large centres where they get thousands and tens of thousands of baskets-to have them called closed packages under this law, and to be made responsible for their contents.

Topic:   WAYS AND MEANS-EMPLOYMENT OF CHINESE AND JAPANESE.
Subtopic:   INSPECTION OF FRUIT PACKAGES.
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