Mr. Chairman, I shall ask that the item stand until my deputy comes in.
Newcastle, Neguac and Escuminac, calling at intermediate points in the Miramichi river and bay, steam service between-additional amount required, $500.
Mr. LOW. This is an old service. The subsidy last year was $5,000. We felt, from the returns made by ithe company, tha-t there should be a reduction of $1,000, and $4,000 was -placed in the main estimates but representations were subsequently made to us that it would be impossible for the contractor to
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continue at that figure. So we compromised and made the reduction $500.
Topic: FEDERAL ASSISTANCE TO AGRICULTURE- LONG TERM LOANS TO FARMERS