George Davidson Grant, Esq., member for the electoral district of the North Riding of the
county of Ontario, introduced by the Postmaster General (Hon. Sir William Mulock) and Mr. Holmes.
Bill (No. 34) to incorporate the Edmonton and Peace River Railway Company.-Mr. Oliver-by Mr. Scott.
Bill (No. 35) to incorporate the Coast Yukon Railway Company.-Mr. Macpherson.
Bill (No. 36) respecting the Atlantic and Lake Superior Railway Company.-Mr. Ball.
COMMANDERS OF GOVERNMENT STEAMERS.
Mr. BELL asked :
1. What are the names of the commanders of government steamers on the Atlantic, the great lakes and the Pacific ?
2. What are the salaries of these commanders respectively to be for the ensuing year ?
Subtopic: COMMANDERS OF GOVERNMENT STEAMERS.
Mr. -EARLE asked :
Does the Canadian government claim jurisdiction over the military reserve situate at the entrance to Port Moody, opposite the Barnet saw-mill, on Burrard Inlet, British Columbia ; which reserve is said to consist of a narrow strip of rocky land, about a hundred chains in
length, by twenty chains in width, containing an area of two hundred acres, more or less ?
The MINISTER OF MILITIA AND DEFENCE (Hon. Sir Frederick Borden).
2. Two tons pure Sisal, two tons Monarch, eight tons Extra Standard, forty-three tons Kingston Special, and fifty-five tons pure manilla. The warden expects to have 200 tons pure manilla available for the coming harvest.
3. (a) The following prices were paid for raw material in 1901-02. (See Auditor General's report M-27). Manilla hemp, 7J cents, 7i cents, and one small lot, 14 tons, 6 cents, per pound. Sisal, 8J cents, 5| cents per pound; Sisal pickings, one ton, 4f cents per pound; New Zealand, 6 9-10 cents per pound; Cordage oil, 9 cents per gallon; hags, (i cents each, (b) 1-58 cents per pound ; exclusive of capital expenditure.
Copies of all correspondence, &c., between the Department of Railways and Canals and the Town Council of the. town of North Sydney, or any other person or persons, respecting the right of way and construction of the extension of the Intercolonial Railway from North Sydney Junction to North Sydney.-Mr. Johnson (Cape Breton).