1. What sums, if any, have been paid since the first day of August, 1917, to the Canadian Northern railway or to any persons, firm, corporation, bank or company in trust for and on behalf of the Canadian Northern?
2. Under what authority have these sums been paid?
3. If by virtue of Orders in Council, what is the date of each of said Orders in Council, and what is the amount authorized by each of said Orders, and so paid?