I hope that the hon. member will not press his motion. He has given a long argument endeavouring to prove that no good purpose is served in having this standard weight. The Bureau of Standards have certainly given this matter great consideration. One reason for this standard is that in the United States there are a great many text-books used by engineers-
, 'Mr. BUREAU: Are we legislating here under the President of the United States and to please the United States, or are we legislating for our people?
Subtopic: INSPECTION AND SALE ACT AMENDMENT.