Bill (No. 216) respecting the British North-western Fire Insurance Company.
Mr. SINCLAIR presented the Teport of the special committee to investigate the lobster industry on the coast of the maritime provinces and Quebec. He said : I desire to give notice that I will move the adoption of this report on Wednesday next.
REVISION OF THE RULES OF THE HOUSE.
Sir WILFRID LAURIER laid on the table the report of the special committee to revise the rules of the House and moved that the same be referred to the Committee of the Whole House for consideration tomorrow.
PRISONS AND REFORMATORIES ACT AMENDMENT.
Mr. AYLESWORTH moved for leave to introduce Bill (No. 217) to amend the Prisons and Reformatories Act. He said : The Manitoba legislature, at its recent session, passed an Act establishing an industrial home in the province. Such an institution would not be within the language of our present Prisons and Reformatories Act. This Bill is introduced to amend our statute in order to enable the courts in Manitoba to sentence prisoners to the institution just established.
Motion agreed to. and Bill read the first time.
RETAIL MERCHANTS' ASSOCIATION OF CANADA.
House in committee on Bill (No. 210) to incorporate the Retail Merchants' Association of Canada-Mr. Gervais.