House went into committee to consider the following proposed resolution :
That it is expedient to amend the Act respecting the judges of provincial courts and to provide as follows :-
1. That the salary of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the North-west Territories shall be $5,000, and of the four puisne judges of the said court each $4,000 per annum.
2. That the salary of an additional judge of the Territorial Court of the Yukon territory shall be $5,000 per annum.
3. That the salaries of the seventeen puisne judges of the Superior Court of Quebec, whose residences are fixed at Montreal or Quebec (including the judge to whom the district of Terrebonne is assigned), shall be each $5,000 per annum.-Hon. Mr. Fitzpatrick.