March 2, 1910 (11th Parliament, 2nd Session)

LIB

Hon. WM. PUGSLEY: (Minister of Public Works)

Liberal

1. 1903-04 $ 2,968 85
1904-05 19,942 43
1905-06 9,999 91
1906-07 14,885 13
1907-08 14,999 37
1908-09 15,000 98
1909-10 15,012 31
$92,808 98
2. Port Hood side, $77,796.67; Port Hood Island side, $15,012.31.
3. Day work.
4. James McDonell, foreman, $3.50 per day, $2,212.87; Isaiah Watts, sub-foreman, $2.50 per day, $1,119.38.
5. Port Hood side, 1,660 feet; Island side, 540 feet.
6. (a) 2,400 feet; (b) Greatest depth at extreme low water between the two works, 19 feet.
7. (a) Amount voted for fiscal year 191011, $40,000. (b) It is proposed to have
the balance of the work done by contract.
8. The resident engineer submitted various estimates ranging from $165,000 to $482,000 according to character and height of work. These plans, however, were not adopted, and the chief engineer recommended loose brush and stone work, estimated to cost $215,000.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   INTERCOLONIAL RAILWAY SLEEPING CAR CONDUCTORS.
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