May 29, 1931 (17th Parliament, 2nd Session)


John Howard Myers

Conservative (1867-1942)


Well, yes; there are some
good fellows among them. Now, Mr. Chairman, we are here to-day not to play to the gallery nor to make long speeches. Such speeches are utterly useless to those who are looking for an improved quality of butter and better prices. What we are here for now is to decide whether we will or will not vote the sum of $5,000 for the National Dairy Council to carry on their work. In eastern Canada we regard the National Dairy Council as a very important body, and I should not for one moment have the bravery to go on any platform in that part of the dominion, whether at an agricultural or at a political meeting, or a meeting of any other kind in which farmers were concerned, and advocate doing away with the National Dairy Council.

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