2. Yes. He is employed by the Public AVorks Department as watchman of the Ottawa River timber slides at Hull, Que. Although the Department of Labour was not aware of the fact when he was appointed correspondent of the ' Labour Gazette '.
4. Phillips Thompson, newspaper writer, $125; T. W. Banton, newspaper writer, $125.
Subtopic: POSTAGE ON NEWSPAPERS.
1. Is there a claim before the Department of Railways and Canals, made by Mr. Denis Martin and others residing in the neighbourhood of the Soulanges canal, for damages incurred? If so, what year was that claim dated?
2. Does the government intend to reply, one way or the other, in the near future to that claim ?
3. What has been the cause, up to the present, that delayed the settlement of that affair?
4. The government, having already been said to have answered one of the parties interested that it could do nothing before having a report from the engineers in charge of the hydraulic or topographic plans, is that work done ?
5. Since when has it been commenced and when will it be completed?
6. Could not the department get a partial report of the plans regarding the persons who-claim damages, in order that quicker action may be taken one way or the other?
1. Was the work of grading and sodding, laying granolithic walks, and tree planting, on the City Hall Square, Hull, P.Q., undertaken by the Ottawa Improvement Commission? If so, upon whose request or recommendation ?
2. What was the cost respectively of the different classes of work?
3. When was the work commenced and when was it finished?
4. Is the Hull City Hall Square to be maintained permanently by the Ottawa Improvement Commission?
5. Were the electric lamp posts and fixtures in said square erected by the Ottawa Improvement Commission?
6. Is the commission defraying the costs of maintaining the lights? If so, what is the cost per month?
Subtopic: HULL CITY HALL SQUARE.
1, 2 and 3. The mail service between Kamouraska and railway station was performed under a temporary agreement by Thomas Deschenes terminable at the Postmaster General's pleasure. This temporary arrangement is terminated and a new one made with George Langlais at the rate as paid to Deschenes viz:-$300 per annum.
Subtopic: ST. PASCAL MAIL CONTRACT.