February 19, 1912

PATENTS OF THOMAS B. RAMBAUT.


On the order being called for further consideration in the Committeie ,of the Whole, of Bill (No. 84) respecting certain patents of Thomas B. Rambaut.-Mr Ames.


LIB

Frank Oliver

Liberal

Mr. OLIVER.

When this Bill came up on Friday one of the members who was very much interested in it asked to have it stand over until to-day when he could be present, and that was agreed to. I would ask that the Bill be allowed to stand for the present.

Topic:   PATENTS OF THOMAS B. RAMBAUT.
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CON

Robert Laird Borden (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BORDEN.

I understand that arrangement was made, and the Bill will stand accordingly.

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QUESTIONS.


(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.) FARMERS' BANK-Hon. T. W. CROTHERS. *Mr. MURPHY: 1. Is the government aware as to whether the Honourable T. W. Crothers, now Minister .3333 of Labour, declared himself when a candidate for parliament, alt Kerwood, Ontario, on or about the first day of September last, as being in favour of indemnifying every man who lost a dollar by the operations of the management of the Farmers' Bank? 2. Is the government aware as to whether or not such a statement was reported by the London ' Free Press' on September 2, 1911, as emanating from the honourable gentleman above named, at that time a candidate for election to the House of Commons? 3. Is the government aware as to whether the same honourable gentleman declared himself to the same effect at Fingal, Ontario, on September 4, 1911? 4. Is the government aware that the St. Thomas ' Times ' of September 5, 1911, alleged that the honourable gentleman so declared himself at Fingal, Ontario, on the 4th September, 1911? 5. Is the government aware as to whether the Honourable Minister of Labour has at any time since the said dates repudiated the statements attributed to him by the said journals? 6. Is it the intention of the government to indemnify or recoup every man who lost a dollar by the operations of the Farmers' Bank?


CON

Robert Laird Borden (Prime Minister; President of the Privy Council)

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. BORDEN:

Respecting the matters alluded to, Mr. Crothers, on the occasion referred to, expressed his personal views only, and did not undertake to speak for the Conservative party, or for its leader, or for the present administration which had not then been formed.

A Royal Commission has been issued to Sir William Ralph Meredith, Chief Justice of the Common Pleas Division of the High Court of Ontario, empowering him to inquire into the circumstances connected with the organization and operation of the 'Farmers' Bank. A copy of this order in council has already been laid upon the table of the House.

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NURSERY STOCK.

LIB

Mr. MACLEAN (Halifax):

Liberal

1. Has any nursery stock been purchased for the Experimental Farm at Kentville, N.S.?

2. If so, from whom were the same purchased ?

3. What is the quantity ordered and the price to 'be paid therefor?

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Subtopic:   NURSERY STOCK.
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CON

SOUTH RENFREW-APPOINTMENTS.

LIB

Mr. PROULX:

Liberal

1. How many persons from the riding of South Renfrew have been appointed to positions in the public service of this country by the various departments of this government since the 21st day of September last? .

2. What are their names and the salaries or the emoluments they receive?

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LIB

Mr. ROCHE:

Liberal

1. Post Office Department, 1 postmaster; Department of Railways and Canals, 1.

2. Post Office Department, Mr. Alex. McLeod was appointed to the postmastership of Matawatchan at a salary of $49 per annum. Department of Railways and Canals, Mr. Thomas Lloyd, of Am-prior, county of South Renfrew, is appointed as messenger by the Department of Railways and Canals, at a salary of $50 per month.

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FENIAN RAID VETERANS.

LIB

Mr. BOIVIN:

Liberal

1. Has the government considered the advisability of making grants of land or money to the Fenian Raid veterans?

2. If the matter has been decided, will the grants be of land or money?

3. Will a Bill be introduced by the government before the end of the present session for the above-mentioned purpose?

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Subtopic:   FENIAN RAID VETERANS.
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L-C

Samuel Hughes (Minister of Militia and Defence)

Liberal-Conservative

Mr. HUGHES (Victoria):

1, 2 and 3. Under consideration.

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CENSUS COMMISSIONERS.

LIB

Mr. BOIVIN:

Liberal

1. Have the census commissioners in Shefford, Brome and Missisquoi been paid for their services? .

2. If not, when may they expect to receive the balance due them by the government?

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Subtopic:   CENSUS COMMISSIONERS.
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CON

Mr. BURRELL: (Minister of Agriculture)

Conservative (1867-1942)

1. The census commissioners of Shefford and Brome have been paid in full. A small balance of about $5 is still due to the commissioners for Missisquoi.

2. Just as soon as the accounts are finally revised and audited, which will be very shortly.

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February 19, 1912