Sir ROBERT BORDEN presented a message from His Excellency the Governor General approving minute of Council appointing the Hon. . William James Roche, Minister of the Interior and Superintendent General of Indian Affairs; the Hon. John Dowsley Reid, Minister of Customs; the Hon. Albert E. Kemp, Minister of Militia and Defence, and the Hon. Pierre Edouard Blondin, Postmaster General, to act with the Speaker of the House of Commons as a Commission under the provisions of the Eleventh Chapter of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1906, intituled, " An Act respecting the House of Commons."