Mr. FOWLER-by Mr. Lancaster-asked :
1. Have any and what applications been made to the government for an appropriation of public money for the following purposes :-(a) the widening of the government wharf at the Port of Digby to such a width that a second railway track may be laid down thereon ; (h) the erection of an ell or extension of the said wharf, at the outer side thereof, of at least 250 feet in length ; (c) the dredging of the harbour at the said Port of Digby at the sides and ends of the said wharf, to a depth of at least 25 feet ?
2. By whom and when have such applications been made ?
3. Has there been any correspondence between the town council, or the mayor, of the town of Digby, or any member of the said town council, and the government, or any member thereof, in relation to the above matters, or any of them, or between Albert J. S. Copp, M.P., and the government, or any member thereof, with respect to an appropriation of public money for the above purposes, or any of them, during the year 1902, or the year 1903 ?
4. Is it the intention of the government to make any grant, or ask for any vote, during the present session, toward wharf and harbour improvements at the said Port of Digby, N.S. ? If so, to what extent ?