Mr\ KAULBACH. And that all last summer had passed by without any effort being made to have the work completed. I do not want to impute wrong motives to members of the government that it was done for a certain purpose, but it looks suspicious.
Yes, boats run up there. Porter's Lake is a. navigable lake, not for heavy draft vessels, but owing to the channel being closed the traffic has been very little. I have seen vessels carrying lumber from the mills up at the head of the lake.