Hon. W. S. FIELDING (Minister of Finance).
Speaking for the Minister of Agriculture, I beg to say :
1. E. P. Eastman has been engaged to render such service as may be required of him by the Canadian Exhibition Commissioner at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition at St. Louis. His principal duties so far have been to assist in the arrangement of exhibits, and to give information to the inquiring public concerning the resources of the Dominion in general and certain exhibits assigned to him in particular.
2. No. The said Eastman is a British subject by naturalization.
3. Seven dollars per day in all, including expenses.