For a return showing all armouries built since July 1, 1896, giving situation, cost,
capacity, officials employed in each, with yearly expenses of each armoury, distributed under the head of maintenance, improvements, extensions and salaries, with the number of troops actually making use of the same, and to what i extent each year.-Mr. Foster.
For a return showing the various statistical and special information publications issued by the several departments of the government, the number and pages of each, the number and cost of each for the year 1908, the number of persons employed in their preparation, the salaries paid to each person so employed, the number of special employees for engraving or illustrating these publications, and the salaries and expenses of the same, including work and apparatus, the firm or printing company publishing the same, and the amount paid in each case for printing and binding.
The above ' return is not to include the regular reports of the departments, but to be so presented as to show the name of each statistical or special publication, the number of such printed, and the number of pages in each, the number of officials employed in the preparation of the publication, the total cost of each, and the total cost of all such publications for the year 1908.-Mr. Foster.
For a copy of all orders in council, despatches, correspondence, reports, documents and papers, not already brought down, touching or relating to the convention of 19th day of September, 1907, entered into by plenipotentiaries appointed by His Majesty and the President of the French Republic,-Mr. R. L. Borden.
For a return showing all free mail deliveries established or authorized since the 30th of June, 1908, in towns or villages, all free rural mail deliveries established or authorized since said date, the number of persons served by each such free mail delivery in the community or route for which it has been so established,
and the cost in each instance.-Mr. R. L. Borden.
For a return showing in relation to each dog-fish reduction plant or establishment for the reduction of dog-fish erected by or for the government or maintained, in whole or in part by the government, (a) the cost of construction, (b) the cost of maintenance for each year, (c) the location, (d) the quantity of dogfish treated thereat in each year, and (e) the amount realized from the sale or disposal thereof in each year.-Mr. R. L. Borden.
For a copy of all orders in council, departmental orders, rules and regulations, and schemes of reorganization adopted in the several departments, rules and regulations made by the Civil Service Commissioners, and all other orders, steps and proceedings made, had or taken under or pursuant to the Civil Service Amendment Act, 1908.-M r. R. L. Borden.
For a copy of all orders in council, correspondence, reports and other documents and papers, not already brought down, touching or relating to the All-Red Line, so-called, as referred to in the resolution passed by this House on the 9th day of July, 1908, or touching or relating to any similar or substituted proposal for the like purpose.-Mr. R. L. Borden.
For a return showing : 1. The number of accidents which occured at level railway crossings in Canada during the period of five years prior to the 31st day of March, 1908.
2. The time where and the places at which these accidents occurred.
3. The alleged cause of the accident in each case.
4. The number of persons killed in each case.
5. The number of persons injured and the nature of the injury in each case. ,
6. A statement in each case as to whether the crossing was protected or not, and if protected, by what means.-Mr. Lennox.
For a return showing in detail the items comprised in the amount $699,235.52, given as miscellaneous revenue for the month of December, 1908.-Mr. Ames.
For a return showing in detail what expenditures, chargeable to capital, have been made in connection with the Department of Militia and Defence since 1895.-Mr. Ames.
For a copy of all correspondence during the last three months with reference to Lachute Mills post office.-Mr. Perley.