Thomas Simpson Sproule (Speaker of the House of Commons)
I have the honour to inform the House that I have received from the Hon. Mr. Justice Howell and the Hon. Mr. Justice Cameron, two of the judges selected for the trial of election petitions, pursuant to 'The Dominion Controverted Elections Act,' a certificate and report relating to the election for the electoral district of Macdonald, by which the said election was declared void.
In conformity with chapter 7, section 70, of the Revised Statutes, 1906, I issued my 1
warrant to the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery to make out a new writ of election for the said electoral district.
I have also the honour to inform the House that I have received from the judges selected for the trial of election petitions pursuant to ' The Dominion Controverted Elections Act,' certificates and reports relating to the elections:
For the electoral district of MaskinongS;
For the electoral district of Three Rivers and St. Mauricethe election petition in each case being dismissed and the sitting member being declared duly elected.