The hon. gentleman, at all events, in trying to satisfy this House what it would cost to carry out the scheme of the hon. leader of the opposition said that the estimate was that this particular railway would cost $45,000 a mile, and that a large sum would have to be spent for betterments, which I think amounted to $5,000 a mile. So that the hon. member for Bothwell put the railway from North Bay
Subtopic: THE NATIONAL TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY.