§ Mr. W. THORNE
asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he has yet ascertained any information as to who was responsible for holding up a store full of beef at St. John's, Nova Scotia, from 6th February last, the date of slaughtering, until the end of June, the date of marketing?
My hon. Friend was good enough to forward me a ticket indicating that certain privately owned meat sold in June had been slaughtered in February. I cannot, however, obtain information as to the cause of the deten-1518W tion of this meat in store without inquiry in Canada, which I think hardly necessary in the circumstances.