Hon. RODOLPHE LEMIEUX (Postmaster General) moved that on Monday next the House go into Committee of the Whole to consider the following proposed resolution:
Resolved, that it is expedient to amend the Civil Service Act, chapter 16 of the Revised Statutes, 1906, by providing for the payment of salaries as follows:-
To post office inspectors on appointment, $2,500, with an annual increase of $100 to a maximum of $3,500.
To assistant jiost office inspectors and superintendents of the railway mail service on appointment, $1,600, with an annual increase of $100 to a maximum of $2,500.
To authorize the increase to the minimum of the salary of any such officers whose salary is at present less than the minimum.
To assistant postmasters, on appointment, a salary of not less than $1,100 and not more than $2,800.
Motion agreed to.