1. With reference to the charge brought to the notice of the Government by the member for North Cape Breton on June 10, 1914, as reported on page 5238 of Hansard, that one H. P. Duchemin, of Sydney, N.S., a commissioner appointed to investigate charges against, partisan officials, had embezzled over $75 of the public funds in connection with one item of his account, by charging six days remuneration and expenses for less than one day's work, has the Government investigated this charge?
2. If not, will the Government investigate this charge?
3. Has the said Duchemin been asked for an explanation?
4. What is the total amount paid by the Government to the said H. P. Duchemin for all services in connection with partisan investigations, including outlay since the date of appointment?
5. Is the said Duchemin still in the employ of the Government?
6. Is it the intention of the Government to take steps to recover from the said H. P. Duchemin the money so obtained by him?
Subtopic: MR. H. P. DUCHEMIN.