Hon. JAMES SUTHERLAND : (Minister Without Portfolio)
1. The Central Railway of New Brunswick carries mails under an agreement with the Post Office Department.
2. To carry mails daily, each way, between Norton and Chipman, distance 45 miles, payment at the rate of four cents per running mile.
3. The conditions have not been carried out by the railway company, owing to a bridge disaster at Sargson in August last, but the railway company have substituted a stage, and performed the service. No money beyond agreement price has been asked for or paid.
Subtopic: CARRIAGE OF MAILS BY CENTRAL RAILWAY.