Then, why has the amount been increased $2,000 in the last five years?
The MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE.
More work has been done.
Sir. TAYLOR. More employment for
friends of the government.
The MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE.I may say that out of- this $8,000 is paid
the salary of the gentleman in Paris, whereas formerly it was paid out of the civil government contingencies. I think, speaking from memory, that he was paid $1,500.