Hon. J. D. REID:
The following is the information in so far as the Department of Railways and Canals is concerned:
1. Yes; Albert Hodgins, Richard Brown, Henry Alexander, Joseph Donnelly, Edward Markell and William Daley. A. Anderson is not known to canal officials and has not been employed on the canal.
2. Albert Hodgins, employed since July 16, 1917, as lockmaster. Upon inquiry owns farm rented, hut no work done by him.
Richard1 Brown, lock labourer, has a rented farm worked entirely by his family.
Henry Alexander, lockman, owns a farm which is leased to a farmer.
Joseph Donnelly, lock labourer, has a rented farm worked entirely by his family.
Edward Markell, lockman, is a labourer, who is not known to own any property.
William Daley, lock man, is a labourer, who owns a house in the village.
3. Will insist on their doing the work for which they are employed so long as in the Government employ.
4. Answered by No. 3.