This question refers to a motor boat called the Alafe, No such motor boat was purchased by the department, but a motor boat called the Alase was purchased by the department, and I am answering the question on the presumption that that is the boat to which the hon. member refers. Motor launch Alase was purchased at Halifax from Messrs. Mc-Innes, Mellisih, Fulton and Kenny, in June
1. Has the Government been Informed of the attempt against the property of one (ledeon
Bigras, of Ste. Scholastique, county of Two Mountains, by means of dynamite on the 11th of August?
2. If so, has the Government taken necessary measures to prevent any such future attempts?
3. Is it true that the Government has offered a reward of $5,000 to any one who will give information necessary for the arrest of the dynamiters of the property of Lord Athelston-Graham at Cartierville?
4. If so, has 'the Government any intention of acting in the same manner in order to protect the property of an ordinary citizen as well as that of a millionaire, or lord, such as Lord Athelston?
1. How many immigration agents were employed by Canada in the United^ States during the last fiscal year? *
2. How much money was paid to said agents
in salary and expenses, respectively, and how many immigrants came to Canada as a result of their efforts? .
3. How many clergymen, priests or ministers of the gospel were employed as immigration agents during the last fiscal year, to what religious denominations did they respectively belong, and how much was paid to each in salaries and expenses?
1 and 2. Captain E. W. Florence,- $1,118.25; Lieut. W. L. Chirgwin, $1,111.50; Sergt. A. D. Johnstone, $396.10; Dr. C. E. McMillan, $546; J. F. Blagdon, none; Dr. B. A. LeBlanc, none; Rev. A. Murray, $348; Lieut. W. N. Yetman, $504.30.
3. Yes. Capt. Rev. A. Murray, from September 1, 1915, to January 1, 1916; since that date without pay. Lieut. W. N. Yet-man, headquarters at Sydney, May 1, 1917, and still acting.