1. (a) 27th October, 1905; (b) $35,979.60; (c) $894.00.
2. (a) 63,564 cubic yards. (b) Yes. (c) From 1905 to 1907, the dredge which performed this work was loaned by the Department of Railways and Canals, the Department of Public Works paying running expenses and maintenance. During 1908, the dredge was hired from Conroy Bros., at the rate of $6 per hour. The tug was paid for at the rate of $10 per day, which included fuel and crew, and was hired from Geo. Lipsett.
3. Yes, $894.00.
4. The Resident Engineer reports that to complete the turning basin would require an expenditure of $5,000, and that the work should be done within three or four months after date of commencement.
Subtopic: OTONABEE RIVER DREDGING.