1. The Government has no official information-on the subject, but understands from advertisements appearing in the daily (press, that purchases are being made in various parts of Canada.
2. The Government has no official information on the subject, except that the Hudson's Bay Company is the official purchasing agent for the French Government in Canada. No information is available as to whether their duties comprise the purchase of horses. Information can doubtless be obtained from the French remount officers, who, according to advertisement, are to be in Ottawa during the whole of the present week.
Subtopic: HORSES FOR FRENCH GOVERNMENT.