Pacific Scandal


Pacific Scandal
   D Difficulties aroused by episode, 321. C Cartier's connection with, 53-54, 105-106. Md History of, 199-211; grew out of Pacific Railway project, 200; the two syndicates, 200; government subsidies, 201; Huntington's motion for a committee to investigate charges against Sir Hugh Allan and the government, 201-203; motion defeated, 203; Macdonald's motion for select committee, 203-204; Allan's letters and telegrams published, with other documents, 205; royal commission issued, 206; Macdonald's letter to Dufferin, 207; Mackenzie moves vote of censure, 208; Macdonald's defence, 208-209; Donald A. Smith's speech, 210; Macdonald resigns, 210; his party defeated at the elections, 211. T Tilley not involved in, 131. See also Macdonald, Sir John A.; Macpherson, Sir David L.; Cartier, Sir Georges E.

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