Lower than you would. The hon. member for Selkirk (Mr. Bradbury) threw a number ot bouquets to the Liberal government for Manitoba, and I do not blame him. I do not blame any Conservative member from the province of Manitoba who will stand up and support, so far as they dare, and as long as they dare, the party that holds sway in the province of Manitoba, for they have been a great help to the Conservative party in the Dominion in the past. They may be a great help to it in the future, but we do not think so, for we believe they will not be there. The hon. member for Selkirk says the present premier of Manitoba is the best they have ever nad, but I take issue with him. The best Conservative premier that Manitoba ever had was the honoured, the late lamented John Norquay, honest, great-hearted John Norquay. He was a good man, he meant well; but the other fellows, all they meant was to win, and they generally did it, and I give them a certain amount of credit for it. The hon. member for Selkirk, in praising the party that holds sway in Manitoba, did not tell us anything about the number of cheques that were proven before the Public Accounts Committee of Manitoba to have been paid in his constituency a few days prior to the last Dominion election. If my information is correct, there were 141 cheques for various amounts, signed on the 21st and the 22nd day of October. They were paid in some cases, if my information is correct, at the very polling booths on the 26th October, and the man that paid them took the train back to Winnipeg on the 27th day of October, and his name was Szablowski.
Topic: WAYS AND MEANS-THE BUDGET.
Subtopic: W. H. PRINCE, JAS. WILLIAMS,