Get a man who does not understand his work and you will soon find yourself in trouble. The question was asked why, in the first instance, the contract was not let for the whole distance instead of for 111 miles, and the hon. Minister of Railways properly answered that after the 11J miles had been located, the government were undecided whether the road should continue by Vernon river or take a northerly course, and it could go no further until the location was determined.
Subtopic: MAT 14. 1902