Hon. RODOLPHE LEMIEUX (Postmaster General).
There is an increase in this item of $375.47, I shall be ready to give any details that the committee may desire, but I may explain the increase generally. In the post office inspector's division, there is an increase of $10,342.60, made up of the following:-38 increases of $50 each, $1,900;
two increases of $78.25 each, $156.50- one increase of $46; one increase of $40; 11 additional clerkships. These increases are statutory increases.