I have the honour to
inform the House that Arthur Beauchesne, Esquire, K.C., F.R.S.C., has been appointed Clerk of the House of Commons, in the place of William Barton Northrup, Esquire, M.A., K.C., retired;
And that Thomas Munro Fraser, Esquire, LL.B., has been appointed Clerk Assistant.
FOURTH SESSION-FOURTEENTH PARLIAM ENT-OPENING Mr. Speaker read a communication from Mr. A. F. Sladen, Governor General's Secretary, announcing that His Excellency the Governor General would proceed to the Senate chamber at three p.m. on this day, for the purpose of formally opening the session of the Dominion Parliament.
A message was delivered by Colonel Ernest J. Chambers, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, as follows:
Mr. Speaker, His Excellency the Governor General desires the immediate attendance of this honourable House in the chamber of the honourable the Senate.
Accordingly the House went up to the Senate chamber.
And the House being returned to the Commons chamber: