There can be no objection to these papers being brought down at the proper time, hut, I want to call the attention of the hon. gentleman to the fact that the order cannot pass now. The contract has not yet been entered into; not yet signed. The department notified the tenderer that his tender had been accepted, and the contract is being prepared, but it is not yet signed. One of the tenderers withdrew.
Subtopic: BRITISH COLUMBIA-NEW GOVERNMENT VESSELS.