CIVIL SERVICE ACT AMENDMENT.
The POSTMASTER GENERAL (Hon. Sir William Mulock) moved for leave to introduce Bill (No. 245) to further amend the Civil Service Act.
Motion agreed to, and Bill read the first time.
Mr. HUGHES (Victoria)-by Mr. Taylor-asked :
1. Who is senior major and who junior major of the 94th Regiment ?
2. What is the qualification of each ?
3. Where does each reside ?
4. Have they each, or has either of them, leave of absence ?
5. Has either one of them been absent for years from the Regimental District ?
6. Was either one or the other appointed to his position over a senior officer ?
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT-CONTRACTS AWARDED.
DISMISSAL OF DENIS MAYRAND, ST. JEAN, QUE.
Mr. MONK-by Mr. Taylor-asked :
1. At what date was the petition asking for the dismissal of Denis Mayrand, a government employee, at St. Jean, P.Q., sent to the govern-^ ment ?
2. What were the reasons set forth in support of the said petition for dismissal ?
3. What persons signed the said petition ?
NATIONAL TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY.
House resumed adjourned debate on the motion of Sir Wilfrid Laurier for the House to go into committee on a certain proposed resolution respecting the construction of a National Transcontinental Railway.