CONSIDERED IN COMMITTEE-THIRD READING.
Bill (No. 71) an Act respecting the Hudson's Bay and Pacific Railway Company. -Mr. Oliver.
Bill (No. 89) respecting the Grand Falls Water Power and Boom Company-Mr. Costigan.
Bill (No. 95) respecting the Ontario, Hudson's Bay and Western Railways Company. -Mr. Dyment.
Bill (No. 97) to incorporate the Manufacturers and Temperance and General Life Assurance Company.-Mr. Osier.
Bill (No. 98) incorporating the Kettle River Yalley Railway Company.-Mr. Galliher.
SHIPMENT OP GRAIN PROM DEPOT HARBOUR.
Mr. BELL (Pictou)-by Mr. Clarke-asked:
1. What number of tons of grain was transported from Depot Harbour to each of the ports of St. John and Halifax in each of the months of November and December, 1900, and January and February, 1901?
2. What was the number of miles hauled on each of the several roads over which freight was carried?
3. What was the total amount accruing to each road as its share of the freight?
4. What was the rate per ton mile accruing to each road?
5. What was the amount accruing to the Intercolonial Railway for elevator charges at St. John and Halifax in addition to the freight rate for transportation?
ROUND BAY, N.S., PUBLIC WORK.
Mr. BELL (Pictou)-by Mr. Kaulbaeh- asked :
1. Was a canal excavated at Round Bay, Shelburne county, N.S., during the year 1900?
2. Were tenders asked for the work or for materials or for transport of materials?
3. From whom was material purchased?
4. What price was paid for timber?
5. What freight was paid on timber?
6. Is the canal now completed?
7. For what purpose was it intended?
8. Has it been found suited to that purpose?
9. Did any government engineer recommend the construction of the work?
10. If so, what was the name of such engineer?