Hon. Mr. FIELDING.
The MINISTER OF FINANCE (Hon. W.
S. Fielding) :
1. Stations, 252 ; freight sheds, 76 ; restaurants, 1.
2. The railway takes usual and reasonable precautions according to the locality and the importance of the buildings to protect them from loss by fire. Some are protected by water pipes, fire hydrants and hose, others by tanks, and others by portable fire extinguishers, and some by wells.
3. Halifax, Wellington!,. Shubienacadie), Truro, Debert, Wentworth, Oxford Junction, Athol, Aulac, College Bridge, Moncton, Anaj gance, Norton, Lakeside, Quispamsis, Brook-1 ville, Canaan, Kent Junction, Derby Junction, Red Pine, Beliedune, Eel . River, Flat Lands, Assametquaghan, Sayabec, St. Flavin, St. Fabien, Isle Verte, St. Alexandre, St. Phillippe de Neri, Ste. Louise, St. Yalier, St. Joseph, Chaudigre Curve, De Lotbiuigre, Lavergne, St. Leonard Junction, St. Cyrille, Bagot, Pictou, New Glasgow, Scotsburn, Tatamagouclie, Pugwash Junction, Richmond. Enfield, Stewiacke, Dartmouth, East Mines, Westchester, River Phillip, Maccan, Sackville, Memramcook, Boundary Creek, I'enobsquis, Bloomfield, Nauwigewauk, Rothesay, Cold Brook, Coal Branch, Rogers-ville, Newcastle, Gloucester Junction, Jac-quet River, Dalhousie Junction, Matapedia, Causapscal, St. Moise, Rimouski, St. Simon, St. Arsfine, St. Andre, L'lslet, St. Michel, Levis, Cliaudiere Junction, Kingsburg Junction, Daveluyville, Ste. Perpetue, Drum-mondville, St. Henri, Brown's Point, Trenton, Meadowville, Maiagash, Pugwash, Bedford, Elmsdale, Alton, Waverly, Londonderry, Greenville, Salt Springs, Nappan, Dorchester, Calhouns, Salisbury, Sussex, Passekeag, Jubilee, Riverside, St. John, Adamsville, Barnaby River, Beaver Brook, Bathurst, New Mills, Campbellton, St. Alexis, Amqui, Little Mjetis, Sacre Coeur, Tirois Pistoles, Cacouna, Ste. Helene, RiviSre Ouelle, Montmagny, _ St. Charles Junction, Hadlow, St. Apollinaire, Moose Park, Aston Junction, Mitchell, St. Germain, Nicolet, West-ville, Pictou Landing, River John, Wallace, Conn's Mills, Windsor Junction, Milford, Brookfield, Belmont, Folleigh, Thomson, Spring Hill, Amherst, Upper Dorchester, Painsec Junction, Petitcodlac, Apohaqui, Hampton, Model Farm, Torryburn, Berry's Mills, Harcourt, Chatham Junction. Barti-bogue, Petite Rochei, Charlo, Moffatts, Mill-stream, Cedar Hall, St. Octave, Bic, St. Eloie, 'Riviere du Loup,' St. Paschal, Ste. Anne, St. Pierre, Harlaka Junction, St. Romuald, Laurier, Forestdale, St. Wences-las, Carmel, St. Eugene, St. Monique, Stel-larton, Scotch Hill, Denmark, Wallace-Bridge, Oxford, Oxford Junction, Glengarry, Merigomish, Antigonish. Bayfield Road, Pirate Harbour, West Bay Road, McKinnon's Harbour, Boisdale, Sydney, Indian-town, Valley, Hopewell, Barnaby's River, South River, Afton, Mulgrave, River Denys, Iona, George's River, Pointe du ChSne, Mill-
erton, Riversdale, Ferrona Junction, Marshy Hope, Pomquet, Tracadie, Point Tupper, Orangedale, Grand Narrows, North Sydney Junction, Shediac, West River, West Meri-gomish, James River, Heathertou, Harbour au Boucke, McIntyre's Lake, Alba, Shena-cadie, North Sydney, Dalhousie.
4. 1901-St. Anaclet Station, forest fires ; Dartmouth engine-house, cause unknown. 1902-Ste. Rosalie Junction telegraph office, sparks from engine ; Riviere du Loup coal shed, sparks from engine ; Rocky Lake flag station, cause unknown. 1903-Green Point flag station, over-heated stove ; Forestdaie station, forest fires ; Aston Junction station, forest fires ; Moose Park station, forest fires.