The House resumed adjourned debate on the motion of Sir Wilfrid Laurier :
That Mr. Speaker do now leave the Chair, for the House to go into Committee of the Whole on a certain proposed resolution declaring :
That it is expedient, in connection with the Bill now before this House, respecting the construction of a National Trans-continental Railway, to ratify the agreement set forth in the schedule to the said Bill, entered into on the
28th of July, 1903, between the government and certain persons on behalf of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Company, a company to be incorporated by parliament at the present session thereof, and to authorize the government to do whatever is. necessary to give full effect to the said Bill and agreement.