ANIMAL CONTAGIOUS DISEASES ACT AMENDMENT.
Hon. S. F. TOLMIE (Minister of Agriculture) moved for leave to introduce Bill No. 78, to amend the Animal Contagious Diseases Act.
Motion agreed to, and Bill read the first time.
Bill No. 73 (letter T of the Senate), for the relief of Ignace Perugini.-Mr. Copp.
Bill No. 74 (letter U of the Senate), for the relief of William Murray Gray.-Mr. Mac-Nutt.
Bill No. 76 (letter X of the Senate), for the relief of Gladys Stewart Addison.-Mr. Stewart (Lanark).
Bill No. 77 (letter Y of the Senate), for the relief of Fedorin Cope.-Mr Douglas
(Questions answered orally are indicated by an asterisk.)
ORAL ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS.
After reading a long answer to a question which was required to be answered orally, Sir George Foster (Acting Prime Minister) said:
May I suggest that it is difficult to see what good purpose is achieved by requiring these lengthy answers to be read by a long-suffering and over-tired ministry? It seems to me that the desired end would be attained if such answers were laid on the Table without being delivered orally.
ST. JOHN RIVER-INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION.
CANADIAN MERCHANT MARINE- LOADING AND UNLOADING.
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