Sir WILFRID LAURIER (Prime Minister) moved :
That Select Standing Committees of this House for th-, present session be appointed for the following purposes 1. On Privileges and Elections. 2. On Expiring Laws. 3. On Railways, Canals and Telegraph Lines. 4. On Miscellaneous Private Bills. 5. On Standing Orders.
6. On Printing. 7. On Public Accounts. 8. On Banking and Commerce. 9. On Agriculture and Colonization-which sai_d committees shall severally be empowered to examine and inquire into all such matters and things as may be referred to them by the House ; and to report from time to time their observations and opinions thereon, with power to send for persons, papers and records.