OFFICIAL REPORT OF DEBATES.
Bill (No. 119) respecting the Alberta Railway and Coal Company.-Mr. Oliver.
Bill (No. 120) respecting the Lake Erie and Detroit River Railway Company.-Mr. Cowan.
Bill (No. 121) to incorporate the Consolidated Trust Corporation.-Mr. Calvert.
Bill (No. 122) respecting the Ratlibun Company.-Mr. Heyd.
SADDLES AND BRIDLES FOR LAST CONTINGENT.
Mr. MONK-by Mr. Taylor-asked :
1. Who had the contract for furnishing saddles and bridles to the last Canadian contingent for South Africa ?
2. What was the price stipulated in the said contract ?
3. What is the total amount paid to the contractors ?
4. Were any complaints made as to the quality of said saddles and bridles ?
5. Were said saddles and bridles used by the contingent ?
MEDALS FOR THIRD CANADIAN MOUNTED RIFLES.
LOWER AND UPPER GAGETOWN MAIL CONTRACT.
APPOINTMENT OF DR. C. E. SAUNDERS.
Mr. TALBOT-by Mr. Calvert-asked :
1. Has Mr. C. E. Saunders been appointed to the position of experimentalist at the Central Experimental Farm ?
2. Is he a son of Mr. Saunders, director of the Central Experimental Farm ?
3. When was the appointment made ; and what salary does Mr. C. E. Saunders receive ?
4. Who recommended him, and who appointed him ?
5. What "was Mr. C. E. Saunders' occupation up to the time of his appointment as experimentalist ?
6. Has Mr. Saunders given any evidence of his qualifications as a scientific and experienced agriculturist ?
Mr. SCOTT-by Mr. McCreary-asked :
1. What is the particular mileage of railways
(a) in the North-west Territories ; (b) in Manitoba, which has been aided (c) by land grants; (d) by money grants, and the particular mileage which has been constructed without public aid ?
2. What is the total mileage of railways in Canada, excepting Manitoba and the Territories, which has been aided (a) by land grants ;
(b) by money grants, and the total mileage which has been constructed without public aid?