May 26, 1919 (13th Parliament, 2nd Session)


Charles Colquhoun Ballantyne (Minister of Marine and Fisheries; Minister of the Naval Service)



The Lady Evelyn then. Does the hon. member think for a moment that sane members in this House will take that statement seriously? Who on earth would send the Lady Evelyn or any other steamer on such a voyage as that-to carry six lead pencils to any port? All through the hon. member's two hours' talk this evening, everything he did say confirmed what I stated this afternoon in regard to his slighting references not only to the officers of the Canadian navy but also to all the men connected therewith. The hon. member was not content to do that alone, but he deemed it fit to cast slurring remarks upon officers of the British navy. If we are holding-

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