Mr. BORDEN (Halifax).
The first item is for steam service between Annapolis and English ports. That, I understand, is the continuation of an existing service; how frequent in the service?
Kir W1LFK1D LAUKiisK. me contractor for this service is the Acadia Steamship Company, Annapolis Royal. The steamships are: ' The Atlantis,' 704 tons net, 1.170 tons gross, ten knots ; ' The Kat-inka,' 702 tons net, 1,162 gross, ten knots; ' The Katie,' 034 tons net, l,U5h* gross, twelve knots; ' The Ada,' 639 tons net, 1,100 gross, ten knots. The contract calls for live voyages, $1,000 for each voyage.