May 28, 1924 (14th Parliament, 3rd Session)

LIB

George Perry Graham (Minister of Railways and Canals)

Liberal

Hon. Mr. GRAHAM:

Statement re purchase of Hotel Scribe as of date April 30th, 1924
francs
Purchase of property 28,000,000
Registration fee 3,360,000
Registration of mortgage 750,000

Questions
Delay, holder of option 600,000
Grand cafe 3,710,000
Draft on Bankers' Trust 20,000
Legal fees 60,000
Taking up option on purchase .. 1,735,000
Payments to architects 192,626
Jockey Club, on account of dispossession 212,950
Cash in hand 1,720,000
40,360,576
Part of Sec. Tp. Rge. Mer.N.W. i and L.S's. 15 and 16 4 87 20 W.5L.S's. 9 and 16
5 87 20 W.5All
7 87 20 W.5All
8 87 20 W.5S.i
9 87 20 W.5
Those portions lying west of river of L.S. 4 and S i L.
S.5
28 86 20 W.5L.S's. 1, 2 and 7
27 85 20 W.5L.S's. 7 and 8
4 85 20 W.5
Those portions lying west of
DEVELOPMENT OF OIL OR CARBON-BLACK Mr. KENNEDY (Edmonton):
1. Has Mr. A. A. Rogers acquired land or lands near Peace river or elsewhere in the province of Alberta by lease or otherwise, on his own behalf or on behalf of others, or himself and others, for the development of oil or carbon-black?
2. If so, what land or lands, (a) in the vicinity of Peace river; (b) elsewhere in Alberta?
3. Has agreement been entered into between Mr. A. A. Rogers or others, or himself and others and the government, regarding the production of carbon-black as to (a) the extent of investment; (b) the time within which development must commence; (c) the rate at which it must proceed?
4. Has Mr. A. A. Rogers held oil lands by lease or
otherwise in the vicinity of Peace river or elsewhere in Alberta in partnership with Mr. H. L. Williams?

Topic:   HOTEL SCRIBE
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