March 18, 1901 (9th Parliament, 1st Session)


Thomas Simpson Sproule

Conservative (1867-1942)

Mr. T. S. SPROULE (East Grey).

Before the Orders of the Day are taken up, I wish to bring to the attention of the House an item which appears in the Wiarton Canadian, and to ask a question in connection with it. It is headed :
' Shameful Tactics ; Contemptible Act of the Grit Combination ; Conservative Mail Clerks Transferred to Prevent them from Voting ; ' And reads as follows
The Grit machine has commenced its work in connection with the North Bruce by-election, and the act that has been perpetrated this week by the Tarte-Laurier combination is one of the most contemptible in the history of party politics, but it is one that will be a boomerang-

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