2. Answered by No. 1.
3. The existing bills of fare have been in force for many years, and no reduction has been made. The agents are empowered to alter them if articles mentioned cannot be obtained at reasonable prices.
4. Yes. *
6. Not necessary. Agents report at the end of each season cost of vitualling the crews of the different government ships, which is entirely controlled by the market, and the inspecting officer reports that no complaints have ever been made by any of the officers or crew.
August 27, 1903 (9th Parliament, 3rd Session)