June 24, 1926 (15th Parliament, 1st Session)


Arthur Meighen (Leader of the Official Opposition)

Conservative (1867-1942)


Very well. This is what is shown in the evidence to have been his instructions. If the minister will stop to look, I think he will find he himself said a telegram was sent at his request or direction. I am satisfied the minister will find that to be the case. Certainly it is shown by other evidence that it was sent at his direction, and
the telegram was to the effect that the minister desired to make further investigation before the warrant was issued, and that Stewart was instructed to go to the magistrate and see that the warrant was not issued. But I ask hon. members, I put it to the minister: Does he think at this hour that he has any right to intervene after sentence is pronounced by a court of justice?

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