Hon. CHARLES FITZPATRICK (Minister of Justice).
The question of the return 15*
of the member elected for the Yukon came under the notice of the Secretary of State, who made inquiry as to the reason why the regular return had not been made. He was informed by telegram from the Yukon that February 7 had been fixed by the returning officer as the day for the declaration of the result of the election. The Secretary of State, not having any authority to interfere, sent a telegram to press upon the returning officer the importance of settling the matter at once, so that the hon. gentleman who had been elected might take his seat at the earliest possible moment.