THE CENSUS-EXPENDITURE TO DATE.
GOVERNMENT ELEVATORS, ST. JOHN AND HALIFAX.
Mr. GANONG-by Mr. Blain-asked :
1. What quantity of grain or other produce has been handled by the government elevators at the cities of St. John and Halifax, respectively, between January 1st, 1901, and January 1st, 1902 ?
2. What revenues, if any, have been received from these elevators, and what has been the total cost of running and caring for these elevators, respectively ?
DISMISSAL OF POSTMASTER DAVID CLINTON, WELLINGTON, ONTARIO.
Mr. ALCORN-by Mr. Lennox-asked :
For what reason was David Clinton dismissed from the office of postmaster at Wellington, Ontario ?
If for alleged offensive partisanship, of what overt act or acts was such partisanship alleged to consist ?
Were any, and what, specific charges preferred against him, and by whom ?
THE CANNERS AND THE COMMISSIONER OF FISHERIES.
THE SALARY OF THE GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING.
Mr. HUGHES (Victoria)-by Mr. Clarke-asked :
Has the government under consideration, or has it decided on, an increase in the salary and allowances of the General Officer Commanding in Canada, so as to make the income nearly equivalent to that of a major-general on service in the Imperial service ?
DUTY ON BLEACHED AND UNBLEACHED COTTON.
Mr. MADORE-by Mr. Lavergne-asked :
What is the present rate of duty on bleached and unbleached cottons ; and what was the rate on the same under the Mackenzie tariff ?
GOVERNMENT RAILWAY SHOPS, MONCTON AND CHARLOTTETOWN.