Joseph Arthur Barrette
Mr. J. A. BARRETTE (Berthier Maskin-onge) (Translation):
Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to lay on the table of the house petitions signed by the tobacco growers of the province of Quebec, also by farmers and consumers of said province protesting against the excise tax of 20 cents per pound on Canadian tobacco.
Mr. J. L. BARIBEAU (Champlain), (Translation) : Mr. Speaker, I wish to lay on the table of the house a letter from the "Union Catholique des cultivateurs de la province de Quebec" strongly protesting against an excise tax of 20 cents per pound on leaf tobacco sold by the growers to consumers or for exportation purposes.