May 8, 1905 (10th Parliament, 1st Session)

LIB

Hon. RAYMOND PREFONTAINE (Minister of Marine and Fisheries) : (Minister of Marine and Fisheries)

Liberal

1. Total expenditure to date, $49,415.32. Paid W. H. Plummer, purchase price, $7,000; Joseph Battle, on contract, $41,500 ; advertising. &c., re contract, $441.32 ; O. A. Boyd, inspector, $474 ; expend ture incurred from date of taking possession of wharf, in 1888, and the letting of contract for extension in 1904, $9,894.78.
2. Contract given by public tenders.
8. Twelve tenders received ; contract given to lowest tenderer.
4. Yes.
5. Yes.
6. $65,000 ; yes. -
7. Joseph Battle; contractor supplied timber.
8. Yes ; $1,200 ; quarter oak walling not provided for in contract.
9. No.
10. Under supervision of Geo. A. Boyd.
11. $3 per day.
12. The wharfinger appointed by the De partment of Marine and Fisheries was retained in office. George A. Boyd. He was paid at the rate of $142 per month during the season of navigation, to be paid out of the fees collected by hdn. The wharfinger pays for all necessary assistance.
13. No, so far as the Marine Department is concerned.
14. No, so far as the Marine Department is concerned.
15. None, so far as the Marine Department is concerned.
16. No, so far as the Marine Department is concerned.
17. The rates fixed by the tariff of tolls contained in the regulations for the government of wharfs, piers, &c.,. under the control of the Department of Marine and Fisheries.
18. Yes ; 1892.
19.
Collections. Expense.
1899- 1900 .... $1,612 98 $1,017 851900- 1901 .... 2,093 18 1,253 751901- 1902 . . .. 4.163 75 3,498 711902- 1903 .... 3.120 21 1,759 981903- 1904 .... 1,321 30 1,211 6820. Yes, by town council, on the loth February, 1905.21. Matter under consideration.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   GOVERNMENT DOCK, SAULT ST. MARIE.
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