1. Yes. *
2 (a). Temporarily on 15th February, 1898; permanently on 1st July, 1901; (b) in November, 1902.
3. To second class clerkship on 1st July, 1905; 2A clerkship 1st April, 1909; head clerk, 1st May, 1922.
4. Yes, when the same was necessary under the Civil Service Act.
5. Head clerk; as the position was filled by competition and Mr. O'Connor was the only applicant, no examination was imposed by the Civil Sendee Commission.
Subtopic: MINTO STREET ARMOURY, WINNIPEG