I rise to a question of privilege. I understand that in the Public Accounts Committee the hon. member for Gar-leton (Mr. Carvell) was questioning a witness, a Mr. Mallory, who made the statement, in connection with the dredging at Victoria, that he ihad overhead Mr. Mac-donell say that he had paid over $1,000 or $1,500 to myself, Mr. Clements-, the member for Atlin,. If the hon. member for Garleton endeavoured to insinuate that I had received one nickel or $1,000 or $1,500 from Mr. Mac-d-onell or any other man in the Dominion, then I say without any hesitation that he prevaricates, -and so does th-e witness, and he is nothing more than a slanderer. I say that without any hesitation.