Sir HERBERT AMES (St. Antoine), presented the report from the Special Committee of this House appointed to confer and act with the committee of the Senate and House of Commons who have in charge the building and arrangement of the new Parliament Building, in order that there may be erected therein a suitable memorial to the late Lieut.-Colonel George Harold Baker, M.P., for Brome, presented their first report as follows:
Your Committee have had several meetings with a like Committee of the Senate, and have conferred with the Committee of Parliament who have in charge the arrangement of the new Parliament Building, and also with the Architect, Mr. John A. Pearson, and now beg to recommend:-
1. That a memorial to the late Lieutenant-Colonel Baker, M.P., in the form of a bas-relief or tablet, be placed' in the alcove to the right of the stairway in the House of Commons entrance.
2. That pending a definite decision of your Committee and of the. Committee of the House of Commons, as to the form of the memorial and the inscription to be placed thereon, the location selected by your Committee be reserved for the said memorial.
On motion of Sir Herbert Ames, the recommendation contained in the special report of the Baker Memorial Committee was concurred in.