June 2, 1914 (12th Parliament, 3rd Session)


Hugh Boulton Morphy

Conservative (1867-1942)


He is opposed to any one being remunerated in this regard. I hope that as the representative of North Perth 1 will never seek to make any capital out of a matter of this kind. I hope that the time will never come when the unfortunate people of whom the hon. member for Halifax spoke so feelingly to-night and with whom there was connected death, suicide, broken hearts, asylums and disaster, will be made by me the subject of political capital. I hope the day will never come when I shall attempt to make political capital out of the misfortunes of any class of people, whether I represent them or not. I think it is descending pretty low in the scale when a tremendous loss of this kind is debated with a heat that is devoid of all sympathy for the unfortunate ones.

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