1. No. Sleeping car conductors are required to lay off between runs in Halifax.
2. Orders are given by superintendent of parlour, sleeping and dining car service by instructions of the board of management.
3. It is not considered necessary.
PORT HOOD HARBOUR IMPROVEMENTS. Mr. RHODES:
1. What amount has been already expended oil the breakwater to close the northern entrance to Port Hood harbour, Inverness county, N.S., and the amount for each year?
2. What amount has been spent on the Port Hood side, and what amount on the Port Hood island side?
3. Has the wrork been done by tender and contract, or by day's work?
4. Under what foreman or foremen was the work done, and what total amount was paid him, or each of them?
5. What distance has been built from the above on the Port Hood side, and on the Port Hood island side, respectively?
6. What distance is there of channel still to fill in, and what is the greatest depth of water ?
7. How much does the government propose to spend this year, and will it be spent by contract?
8. What is the original estimate of the government engineer for the whole of the work?
Subtopic: INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY SLEEPING CAR CONDUCTORS.