Mr. RINFRET: (Secretary of State of Canada)
1. Awaiting the report of the district superintendent on the oral examination of the applicants.
2. That all the candidates must be examined by one inspector in order that the ratings may be uniform.
3. Inspectors' reports state: September 9,
1926, Mr. Breton "actually conducts tea, crockery and wood business"; August 16, 1927, Mr. Breton "has been and is now a successful business man with interests in Joliette and other parts of the province"; February 8, 1928, "Mr. Breton reported early in April at the Joliette post office to learn duties and was sworn in as acting postmaster on the 28th of the same month. Since then, the office has been in his full1 charge and under his constant control." Also: "Mr. Breton is in charge and has been since April, 1927. He apparently is giving all round satisfaction, will hand over his business affairs to his son."
4. Yes, inquiry has already been made.
Subtopic: JOLIETTE POSTMASTER