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SESSION 1904

TORONTO: PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY L. K. CAMERON,

PRINTBR TO THE KING'S MOST EXCEIXENT MAJESTY.

1904.

LIST OF SESSIONAL PAPERS,

ARRANGED ALPHAEETICALLY.

Title.

No. Remarks.

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Accounts, Public 1 Printed

Addington, colonizatiou roads, expenditure in 76 Xot printed.

Algoma Central and Hudson Bay Railway. Papers in re

guarantee 8.5 Printed.

Appeal, Court of, Judgment, Lord's Day, profanation of . . . . 94 "

Agricultural College, Report 14 "

Agricultural and Experimental Union, Report 16 "

Archives, Report 48 "

Asylums. Report 38 "

Backus, Edward W., agreement with 71 Xot printed.

Bee-keepers Association, Report 20 Printed.

Births, Marriages and Deaths, Report 9 "

Blind Institute, Report 41

Brockville Children's Aid Society, correspondence " 81 Xot printed.

Canadian Co-operative Alliance, Report 61 Xot printed._

Carleton County, violation of License Act 83 "

Children, Neglected, Report 43 Printed.

Coats, William, Registrar of Huron 77 Xot printed.

Colonization Roads expenditure in Addino-ton 76 "

Consolidated Lake Superior Coy 85 Printed.

Copyrighted selections from authors 86 Xot printed.

Cowan, W. S., correspondence re dismissal of 69 "

Crown Lands, Report 3 Printed.

Dairymen's Association, Report 22 Printed

Deaf and Dumb Institute, Report 42 "

Division Courts, Report 33 "

Education, Report 12 Printed.

" Orders-in-Council, Department of 50 Xot printed.

Students admitted to Normal Schools 66 "

" Copyrighted selections etc 86 "

Names of Public School Inspectors 91 " .

Elections, Return from Records 46 Printed.

" Orders re trials of Petitions 64 ^ Printed for

distribution only.

Entomological Society, Report 19 Printed.

Estimates, 1904 2 "

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Title.

No. I Remarks.

Factories, Reports of Inspectors 8 j Printed.

Fairs and Exhibitions, Ontario 26 | "

Farmer's Institutes, Report i 25 ^ "

Fisheries, Report 31 "

pound net fishing, Cape Hnird ; .58 | Not printed.

" pound net fishing on Lake Nipissing 89 ' "

" pound net fishing, Killarney and Little Current. .90 "

Forestry, Report 4 I Printed.

" Department of, in University ' 88 i Not printed.

Fruit Experimental Stations, Report ' 17 Printed.

" Growers Association, Report 16 1 "

Fumigation Appliances, Report 18 1 "

(lame Commission, Report 80

Gaols, Prisons, Report 39

Health, Report 36

Highways, Commissioner, Report 28

Holt, Judge, Order in Council 62

Hospitals and Charities, Report 40

Huron, County, Registrar of 77

Hutton. issue of Patent in i 92

Printed.

Printed.

Not jyrinted. Printed. Not printed.

Industries, Report 27 Printed.

Insurance, Report 10

Jamieson, Judge, Surrogate fees to. Judicature Act, Orders-in-Council . .

63 Not printed. 52 53 , 54 ,

1 1 67 i I

Kelly, Con.stable, appointment 75 i Not printed.

Labour, Report 29 Printed.

Legal Offices, Report 34 j

Librarian, Report 47 { Not privted.

Liquor Licenses, Report j 44 [ Printed.

Saloon and Wholesale j 80 { Not printed.

Carleton, fines, etc I 83 j "

" Cowan correspondence ....1691 "

Live Stock Association, Report 23 j Printed.

Registrar, Report I 24

Loan Corporations, Report ! -^ 1 I ' "

" forms of application j 59 j Not printect.

Lord's Day, profanation of I 94 j Printed.

Lunatic Asylums, Report 38 ' "

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Title.

No. Remarks.

MacDonald, F. H , Order-in-Council 67 Not printed.

Metropolitan Power Company, correspondence 60

Mines, Report 5 Printed.

Mining Locations to Lariviere 56 Not printed.

Ontario County, salary of gaoler 70 Not printed.

Ontario Fairs, Report 26 Printed.

Ontario Mining Co'y. vs. Seybold et al 93

Oxford County, Reformatory 55 Not printed.

Paper Supply, Order-in-Council 49 Printed.

Peoples' Life Insurance Co'y., capital stock 82 | Not printed.

Printing and Binding, contract 51 ' Printed.

Prisons and Reformatories, Report 39 "

Provincial Municipal Auditor, Report 45

Public Accounts, 1903 1

Public School Inspectors, names of 91 Not printed.

Public Utilities etc 57 , Printed.

Public Works, Report 7

Queen Victoria Niagara Falls Park, Report 6 1 Printed.

" , payments 84 ; Not printed.

Railway Subsidies, 1867 to 1903 79 Not printed.

Registrar General, Report 9 , Printed.

Registry Offices, Report 35

Road-making, Report 28 "

San Jose Scale Act, payments 87 Not printed.

Sault Ste. Marie, names of persons paid 65 "

* " , drders-in-Council 74 "

" , guaranty papers 85 Printed.

Savings Banks in Schools " 73 Not printed

Secretary and Registrar, Report 87 Printed.

Seybold et al and Ontario Mining Co'y 93 "

Statute distribution 78 Not printed.

f ^2] Surrogate Fees, commutation, Huron, Bruce, \ ork i 53 V "

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Temiskaming and Northern Ptailway, Report 32 Printed.

, expenditures 72 "

Timber License, Crown Lands under, etc 68 "

Toronto University, Report 13

" correspondence re Physical Laboratory

and Forestry Department 88 Not printed.

W3raen's Institutes, Handbook 21 Printed for

distribution only.

LIST OF SESSIONAL PAPERS.

Arranged in Nwmerical Order ivith their Titles at fidl length ; the dates ivhen Ordered and when presented to the Legislature ; the name of the Member •who moved the same, and tvhether Ordered to be Printed or not.

No. 1

No. 2

No. 3. No. 4.

No. 5 .

No. G.

No. 7 No. 8 No. 9

CONTENTS OF VOL. I.

Public Accounts of the Province for the year 1903. Legislature, February 4th 1904. Printed.

Presented to the

Estimates for the service of the Province until the Estimates of the year are finally passed. Presented to the Legislature, 28th January, 1904. Not Printed. Estimates for the j^ear 1904. Presented to the Legislature, 5th February, 1904. Printed. Estimates for the service of the Province until the Estimates of the year are finally passed. Presented to the Legislature, 29th March, 1904. Not Printed. Estimates (Supplementary) for the year 1904. Presented to the Legislature, 23rd April, 1904. Printed.

Report of the Commissioner of Crown Lands for the year 1903 Presented to the Legislature, 14th March, 1904. Printed.

Report of the Clerk of Forestry for the year 1903. Presented to the Legislature, 7th April, 1904. Printed.

CONTENTS OF VOL. II.

Report of the Bureau of Mines for the year 1903. Presented to the Legislature, 18th March, 1904. Printed.

CONTENTS OF VOL. III.

Report of the Commissioners of the Queen Victoria Niagara Falls Park, for the year 1903. Presented to the Legislature, 8th February 1904. Printed.

. Report of the Commissioner of Public Works for the year 1903. Presented to the Legislature, 22nd February, 1904. Printed.

.i Report of the Inspectors of Factories for the year 1903. Presented to the Legislature, 15th April, 1904. Printed.

} Report relating to the registration of Births, Marriages and Deaths for the year 1902. Presented to the Legislate e, 4th February, 1904.

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1 CONTENTS OF VOL. IV.

No. 10 . . Report of the Inspector of Insurance, for the year 1903. Presented to the Legislature, 7th April, 1904. Printed.

No. 11 . . Loan Corporations. Statements by Building Societies, Loan and other Companies, for the year 1903. Presented to the Legislature, 7th April, 1904. Printed.

CONTENTS OF VOL. V.

No. 12 . . Report of the Minister of Education, Parts I and II, for the year 1903, with the Statistics of 1902. Presented to the Legislature, 10th February, 1904. Printed.

No. 13 . . Auditors' Report to the Board of Trustees, University of Toronto, on Capital and Income Accounts, for the year ending 30tli June,

1903. Presented to the Legislature, 4th February, 1904. Printed.

No. 14 . . Report of the Ontario Agricultural College and Experimental Farm, for the year 1903. Presented to the Legislature, 30th March,

1904. Printed.

CONTENTS OF VOL. VI.

No. 15 . . Report of the Ontario Agricultural and Experimental Union of the Province, for the year 1903. Presented to the Legislature, loth April, 1904. Printed.

No. la . . Report of the Fruit Growers' Association of the Province, for the year 1903. Presented to the Legislature, 1.5th April, 1903. Printed.

No. 17 . . Report of the Fruit Experiment Stations of the Province, for the year 1903. Presented to the Legislature, 15 til April, 1904. Printed

No. 18 . . Report of the Inspector of Fumigation Appliances of the Province, for the year 1903. Presented to the Legislature, loth April, 1904. Printed.

No. 19 . . Report of the Entomological Societ}^ for the year 1903. Presented to the Legislature, 14th March, 1904. Printed.

No. 20 , . Report of the Bee-Keepers' Associations of the Province, for the year 1903 Presented to the Legislature, loth April, 1904. Printed.

CONTENTS OF VOL. VII.

No. 21 . . Hand-book for the use of Women's Institutes in Ontario. Presented to the Legislature, 10th February, 1904. Printed for distribu- tion only.

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No. 22 No. 23 No. 24 Xo. 25 No. 2(j

Reports of the Dairymen's Associations of the Province, for the year 1903. Presented to the Legislature, loth April, 1904. Printed.

Reports of the Live Stock Associations of the Province, for the year I 1903. Presented to the Legislature, loth April, 1904.. Printed.

Report of the Registrar of Live Stock of the Province, for the year 1903. Presented to the Legislature, 15th April, 1904. Printed.

Report of the Farmers' Institutes of the Province, for the year 1903. Presented to the Legislature, 10th February, 1904. Printed.

Report of Ontario Fairs and Exhibitions of the Province, for the year 1903. Presented to the Legislature, lOth February, 1904. Printed.

CONTENTS OF VOL. VIII.

No. 27 . .' Report of the Bureau of Industries of the Province, for the year 1903. Presented to the Legislature, 15th April, 1904. Printed.

No. 28 ., Report of the Commissioner of Highways, for the year 1903. Pre- sented to the Legislature, 7th March, 1904. Printed.

No. 29 . . Report of the Bureau of Labour, for the year 1903. Presented to the Legislature, 24th March, 1904. Printed.

No. 30 . .1 Report of the Ontario Game Commission, for the year 1908. Pre- I sented to the Legislature, 26th February, 1904. Printed.

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No. 31 . . Report of the Department of Fisheries, for the year 1903. Presented i to the Legislature, 5th Aprib 1904. Printed.

No. 32 , .1 Report of the Temiskaming and Northern Ontario Railway Commis- ' sion, for the year 1903. Presented to the Legislature, 10th

February, 1904. Printed.

CONTENTS OF VOL. IX.

>so. 33 . .i Report of the Inspector of Division Courts, for the year 1903. Pre- sented to the Legislature, 11th February, 1904. Printed.

Xo. 34 . , Report of the Inspector of Legal Offices, for the year 1903. Presented to the Legislature, 14th April, 1904. Printed.

No. 35 . . Report of the Inspector of Registry Offices, for the year 1903. Pre- sented to the Legislature, 15th April, 1904. Printed.

No. 36 . . Report of the Provincial Board of Health, for the year 1903. Pre- sented to the Legislature, 15th February, 1904. Printed.

No. 37 . .: Report of the Secretary and Registrar of the Province, for the year I 1908. Presented to the Legislature, 14th March, 1904. Printed.

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No. 38 . . Report upon the Lunatic and Idiot Asylums of the Province, for the year ending 30th September, 1903. Presented to the Legislature, 26th February, 1904. Printed.

No. 39 . . Report upon the Prisons and Reformatories of the Province, for the year ending 30th September, 1903. Presented to the Legislature, 24th March, 1904. Printed.

No. 40 . . Report upon the Hospitals and Charities of the Province, for the year ending 30th September, 1903. Presented to the Legislature, 30th March, 1904. Printed.

No. 41 . . Report upon the Institution for the Education of the Blind, Brantford, for the year ending 30th September, 1903. Presented to the Legislature, 8th February, 1904. Printed.

No. 42 . . Report upon the Institution for the Education of the Deaf and Dumb. Belleville, for the year ending 30th September, 1903. Presented to the Legislature, 8th February, 1904. Printed.

No. 43 . . Report of Superintendent. Neglected and Dependent Children of Ontario, for the year 1903. Presented to the Legislature, 22nd February, 1904. Printed.

CONTENTS OF VOL. X.

No. 44 . .1 Report upon the Inspection of Liquor Licenses, for the year 1903. Presented to the Legislature, 11th March, 1904. Printed.

No. 45 . . Report of the Provincial Municipal Auditor for the year 1903. Pre- sented to the Legislature, 4th February, 1904. - Printed.

No. 46 . . Return from the Records of the several Elections in the Electoral Divisions of Muskoka, Sault Ste. Marie and North Renfrew since the General Elections of May 29th, 1902, shewing: (1) The I number of Votes polled for each candidate in the Electoral Dis-

trict in which there was a contest ; (2) The majority whereby each successful Candidate was returned ; (3) The total number of Votes polled in each District ; (4) The number of Votes re- maining unpolled : (.5) The number of names on the Voters" Lists- in each District; (6) The population of each District as shewn by the last census. Presented to the Legislature, 21st January,, 1904. Printed.

^o. 47 . . Report upon the state of the Library. Presented to the Legislature- 14th January, 1904. Not 'printed.

No. 48 .. Report of the Archivist, Ontario, for the year 1903. Presented tO' the Legislature, 14th April, 1904. Printed.

No. 49 . . Copy of an Order in Council advising that the tender of the Riordoa Paper Mills, Limited, for the supply of Paper to the Province,. j for the ensuing five years, be accepted. Presented to the Legis-

lature, 4th February, 1904. Printed.

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No. 50 . .{'Copy of an Order in Council in accordance with the provisions of

I section 9 of the Act, respecting the Education Department.

Presented to the Legislature, Uh February, 1904. Not printed.

No. 51 . . Copy of an Order in Council, advising that the Agreement for renewal , of Contract between Warwick Brothers and^Rutter, with reference

] to the Printing and Binding for the Province, be approved.

' Presented to the Legislature, 4th February, 1904. Printed.

No. 52 . . Copy of an Order in Council, respecting the commutation of the Surrogate Court Fees of the County of Huron. Presented to the Legislature, 8th February, 1904. Not printed.

No. 53 . . Copy of an Order in Council, respecting the commutation of Surrogate Court Fees of the County of Bruce. Presented to the Legislature 4th February, 1904. Not printed.

No. 54 . . Copy of an Order in Council, respecting the commutation of the Surrogate Court Fees of the Counties of York and Wentworih,. Presented to the Legislature, 4th February, 1904. Not printed.

No. 55 . . Return to an Order of the House of the tenth day of June, 1903, for I a Return of copies of all correspondence between the Government,

or any member or department thereof, and any other person or I persons, respecting the establishment of a Reformatory in the

j County of Oxford. Presented to the Legislature, 4th February,

I 1904. " Mr. Sutherland. Not printed.

No. 56 . .1 Return to an Order of the House of the fourth day of June, 1903, for I a Return of copies of all correspondence, papers, documents,

decisions and memoranda in any way relating to the Mining Loca- tions H.W.696, H.W.697, H.W.698 and H.W! 705, and particularly as to the southerly part of H.W. 697, containing thirteen acres, granted to one Gideon Lariviere, which locations, are situate on,, or near the North Pay of Sturgeon Lake in the District of Thunder Bay. Presented to the Legislature, 4th February, 1904. ^iv. St. John. Notjjrinted.

No. 57 . . Return to an Order of the House, of the twelfth day of" June, 1903, for a Return, similar to that ordered by the British House of Commons on the 25th day of June, 1902, of reproductive under- takings operated by Municipal Boroughs in Great Britain respecting waterworks, electric lighting plants, gas works and other public utilities operated by Municipalities in the Province I of Ontario, also the rates charged the consumers in the various

Municipalities of the Province for water, gas and electric lighting. Presented to the Legislature, 4th February, 1904. Mr. Preston (Brant). Printed.

No. 58 . . Return to an Order of the House, of the fourth day of June, 1903^ for a Return of copies of all correspondence between the Minister, or Commissioner of Public Works, or Fisheries, or other officer, or employe, of or under them, or either the Departments of Public Works, or Fisheries, and any other person or persons, and I also any order or directions, or papers, or entries respecting the;

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granting'of licenses for pound net fishing, east of a line running from Cape Hurd to the mouth of the Spanish River, during the years 1899, 1900, 1901 and 1902, or either or any of them. Also, copies of all such licenses granted during the above years, or either, or any of them. Presented to the Legislature, 4th Feb- ruary, 1904."^ Mr. Smyth. Xot -printed.

No. 59 . . Return to an Order of the House, of the 8th day of June, 1903, for a Return of all copies of all forms of application or subscription for terminating stock and of all forms of certificates of such stock used by Loan Corporations doing business in the Province. Presented to the Legislature, 4th February, 1904. Mr. Downey. Not 'Pointed.

No. 60 . . Return to an Order of the House, of the fourth day of June, 1903, for a Return of copies of all corre.spondence, between the Metro- politan Power Company, or their Solicitors, and the Government for a grant of land under the waters of the Ottawa River, and all papers in connection therewith. Presented to the Legislature, 4th February, 1904. Mr. Matheson. Xot printed.

Xo. 61 . Copy of an Order in Council and Report of Registrar of Loan Cor- porations in the matter of the Canadian Co-operative Alliance. Presented to the Legislature, 5th February, 1904, Xot printed.

Xo. 62 . . Copy of an Order in Council respecting Surrogate Court Fees to be. paid to His Honour Judge Holt. Presented to the Legislature, 10th February, 1904. Xot printed.

Xo. 63 . . Copy of an Order in Council respecting Surrogate Court Fees to be paid to His Honour" Judge Jamieson. Presented to the Legisla- ture, 10th February, 1904. Xot printed.

X'o. 64 . . General Rules and Orders made by the Court of Appeal for Ontario respecting the trial of Election Petitions pursuant to the Contro- verted Elections Act, R.S.O., 1897, cap. 11, and amending Acts. i Presented to the Legislature, 12th February, 1904. Printed.

For distribution only.

No. 65 . . Return to an Order of the House, of the eighth day of Februar}-, 1904, for a Return shewing the names of all persons at Sault Ste, Marie, or elsewhere, who have been paid bj^ the Government under the decision, or determination, to pay the wages of work- men at Sault Ste. Marie, and showing also the amount paid in each case and the nature of the claim in each case. Presented to the Legislature. 15th February, 1904. ]\Ir. Whitney, Printed.

Xo. 66 . . Return to an Order of the House, of the tenth day of Februar}', 1904 for a Return shewing the number of students admitted to (a) the Xormal Schools of the Province since September, 1903. (b) How many (if any) of such students, prior to admission, taught less than twelve months in a Public School and (c) How many (if any) did not attend a Model School course and secured a certificate of competency therefrom. Presented to the Legis- lature, 16th Februar}', 1904. ^Ix. Hoyle. Xot printed.

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No. 67 . . Copy of an Order in Council, commuting the fees of F. H. Mac- Donald, Local Master at St. Catharines. Presented to the Legis- lature, 18th February, 1904. Xot printed.

No. 68. . . j Return to an Order of the House of the twenty sixth day of June,

1903, for a Return shewing : 1. The total area of Crown Lands j under timber License. 2. The total area of Crown Lands under

timber License in arrears. 8. The number of timber Licenses in arrear, their locations, respective areas, the names of those per- sons so in arrears, and the amounts that each of such persons are I in arrear, and for what respectively. 4. The number of timber

I Licenses cancelled since and including 1891, and the number of

acres of Licenses so cancelled. 5. The nature and extent of the securities (if any) held by the ( Jovernment, for payment of such areas, and, the names of the persons so giving security. 6. The number of timber Limits disposed of otherwise than by Public ' Auction, since and including the year 1891, specifying the details

I thereof, as to time, place, person and prices respectively. 7. The

number of pieces of saw-logs cut under License in the Province ! of Ontario, each year since and including 1891 ; the aggregate

! quantity of lumber, board measure, returned to the Crown Lands

I Department for each of the said years since and including 1891 ;

the amount of Crown dues collected for each of the said years from the lumber cut, giving the quantity for each separate price charged for dues. 8. The number of pieces of waney or board timber cut under license in each of the said years and the aggre- gate quantity of cubic feet and the amount of Crown dues col- lected on the same. 9. The number of pieces of square timber cut and the quantity of cubic feet returned as contained in same and the amount collected for each of the said years thereon, for Crown dues. Presented to the Legislature 18th February, 1904, Mr. 8t. John. Printed.

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No. 69 . . Return to an Order of the House of the fifteenth day of February.

i 1904, for a Return of copies of all complaints received by the

License Department against W. S. Cowan, formerly inspector of licenses for South Wellington ; also, for a copy of the report of the investigation into such complaints, including the evidence ; also, for a copy of the report of the Inspector who investigated

I the complaints, and also, for a copy of all correspondence touch-

ing the dismissal of the said W. S. Cowan. Presented to the Legislature, 22nd February, 1904. Mr. Doiuney. Not printed.

No. 70 . . Return to an Order of the House of the nineteenth day of February,

1904, for a Return of copies of all correspondence between the Inspector of Prisons and Charities, or other official of the Govern- ment, and the County of Ontario, having reference to the salary of the County Gaoler. Presented to the Legislature 22nd Feb- ruary, 1904. Mr. Hoyle. Not ijrinted.

No. 71 . . ' Copy of Memorandum of Agreement between His Majesty, represented by the Commissioner of Crown Lands and Edward Wellington ' . Backus, of the City ot Minneapolis. Presented to the Legisla- ture 23rd February, 1904, Not i^rinted.

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No. 72 . . Return to an Order of the House of the twelfth day of February, 1904, for a Return, shewing in the same detail as in the Public Accounts i of the Province, all expenditures up to 3lst December, 1903, on

account oi the Temiskaraing and Northern Ontario Railway, giving in detail the amount paid, to whom and on what account. And, in the case of the payments to the contractors for the build- ing of the road shewing all the quantities of rock and other material moved ; masonry constructed and generally, all quanti- ties on which payments are based, with the amount paid therefor upon each section of road. Presented to the Legislature, 29th February, 1904. Mr. Matheson. Printed.

No. 73 . , I Return to an Order of the House of the nineteenth day of February 1904, for a Return of copies of all correspondence between the Government, or any officials thereof, and any person or persons, regarding the establishment of Savings Banks in connection with the Schools of the Province. Presented to the Legislature, 29th February, 1904. Mr. Preston (Brant.) Xot printed.

No. 74. . Return to an Address to His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor of the twenty-second day of February, 1904, praying that he will cause to be laid before this House, a Return of copies of all Orders in Council with reference to the payment of employes at Sault Ste. Marie, together with copies of all correspondence previous to, after and in any way relating to such payments. Presented to the Legislature, 1st March, 1904. Mr. Whitney. Printed.

No. 75 . .i Return to an Order of the House of the twenty-sixth day of February, 1904, for a Return of copies of -all correspondence with the Government, or other person, relating to the appointment of one Kelly, as constable, or peace officer, in and about Killarney, together with copies of all correspondence between the Govern- ment and one Charles Noble in connection therewith. Presented to the Legislature, 1st March, 1904. Mr. Gamey. Not printed.

No. 76 . . Return to an Order of the House of the twenty-fourth day of February, 1904, for a Return of copies of all correspondence, papers and pay sheets, between the Government, or any meml>er or official thereof, in connection with the expenditure of all moneys expended last year, on Colonization Roads in the County of Addington. Presented to the Legislature, 1st March, 1904. Mr. Reid, Not printed

No. 77 . . Return to an Order of the House of the twelfth day of February, 1904, for a Return of copies of all correspondence between the Government or any member, or official thereof, or persons on its behalf, and any other person or persons in connection with the appointment of William Coats, as Registrar of the County of Huron. Presented to the Legislature, 7th March, 1904. Mr. Eilber. Not printed.

No. 78 . , Statement of distribution of Revised and Sessional Statutes up to 81st December, 1903. Presented to the Legi^slature, 9th March, 1904. Not printed.

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No. 7^) . . Return to an Order of the House of the twenty-ninth day of February 1904, for a Return shewing : 1. The amount of money paid as, Railway Subsidies from 1867 up to and inclusive of 1903. 2. The

, name of each Railway and the amount paid as Subsidy thereto.

i 3. The amount of money voted for Railway Subsidies, but not

vet earned. 4. The amounts in acres voted and set apart as Land Grants, during the same period. 5. The names of all Rail-

! ways which have earned the apportionment of land so set apart.

'" 6. The amount in process of being earned. Presented to the

Legislature, 9th March, 1904. Mr. Preston, (Durham.) Not printed.

Xo. SO. . ' Return to an Order of the House of the Seventh day of March, 1904, for a Return, shewing the number of Saloon Licenses in the diff- erent Cities of the Province during the years 1901 and 1903. Also, the number of Saloon Licenses in the Towns of the Province, durino- the same period. Also, the number of Wholesale Licenses granted in rural municipalities, in the Province, during the same, period. Presented to the Legislature, 10th March, 1904. Mr. Barr. Not printed.

No. 81 . . Return to an Order of the House of the Eleventh day of March, 1904 for a Return of copies of all correspondence, between the Govern- ment, or any official thereof, and the President of the Children's Aid Society of Brockville, or any other person or persons, in reference to the arrest and imprisonment of certain young lads in 1902, 1903 and 1904. Presented to the Legislature, 18th March, 1904. M.Y. Graham. Not printed.

No. 82 . . Return to an Address to His Honour, the Lieutenant-Governor, of the fourth day of March, 1904, praying that he will cause to be laid before this House, a copy of all Orders-in-Council, authoriz- ing or permitting an increase in the capital stock of the Peoples' Life Insurance Company, during the last two years, together with i copies of all correspondence in any way relating thereto. Pre-

I sented to the Legislature, 24th March, 1904. Mr. Garney. Not

1 printed.

No. 83 . .1 Return to an Order of the House, of the twenty-tifth day of March, I 1904, for a Return shewing the names of all persons convicted

! for violation of any of the provisions of the Liquor License Act

I in the County of Carleton during the years 1901, 1902 and 1903,

I with the amounts of fines and costs imposed in each case respect-

j ively and showing, as well, the particular offence of which they

were convicted and dates of conviction. Presented to the Legis- ] lature, 29th March, 1904. Mr. Kidd. Not po-inted.

No. 84 . .! Return to an Order of the House, of the twenty-fifth day of March. 1904, for a Return, in detail of all payment made by the Com- missioners of the Queen Victoria Niagara Falls Park, for the year 1903. Presented to the Legislature, 29th March, 1904. Mr. Jessop. Not printed.

No. 85 . .! Return to Orders of the House, of the fourteenth, twenty-first (two j orders), and twenty-fifth days of March, 1904, for Returns

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. The names of the various companies included in the Consolidated Lake Superior Companies, which the Government proposes to aid by the $2,000,000 guarantee. 2. The names of the secured creditors of each company and the amount of the claim of each and the security held by each. 3. The names of the unsecured creditors of each company and the amount of claim of each. 4. Shewing what portion of the Algoma Central Railway is already completed, how much partly constructed and what construction work has been done on the part incomplete. 5. Shewing what portion of the road has been operated and what net earnings, if any, it has shewn. 6. The names of the vessels which it is pro- posed to give the Province as security, with statement shewing what these vessels have earned, net, in the hands of the Com- panies. Also, shewing full particulars of all claims, charges, judgments and priorities chargeable against the Superior Consolidated Companies and the Algoma Central Railway ; the names of all the creditors and the nature and amount of their respective claims, and particulars of all assets on which are based, and subject to which it is the intention of the Govern- ment-to guarantee the sum of $2,000,000 to such companies as embodied in the Bill introduced to this House, before the second reading of such Bill. Also, shewing : 1 . What lands and securities are governed by the Lien of Messieurs James Conmee, M.P.P., and Charles M Bowman, M.P.P., against the Algoma Central and Hudson Bay Railway Company, for up- wards of §400,000, dated on or about the 22nd day of September, 1903 2. Whether the judgment of James Conmee, M. P. P., and Charles M. Bowman, M.P.P., against the Algoma Central and Hudson Bay Railway Company for upwards of 3400,000, and dated on or about the 12th day of October, 1903, is still a charge on the assets of this company. 3. And shewing the amount of the said Judgment at the present time. And also, shewing the names of the allied industries referred to in section 1 of Cill (No. 129), Respecting Aid to the Algoma Central and Hudson Bay Railway. 2. A copy of the Mortgage referred to in subsection 1 of said section 1. 3. A copy of the Mortgage referred to in subsection 2 of said section 1. 4. A copy of the Promissory Note referred to in subsection 3 of said section 1. 5. A copy of the Stock Certificates of the Stock referred to in sub- sections 4 and 5 of said section 1. 6. A copy of the Trust Deed, or any draft thereof, referred to in section 2. 7. A copy of the Guaranty referred to in section 3. 8. Shewing what amount is referred to in subsection 3 of section 4. 9. How many Directors are provided for the re-organized Compan3^ 10. A copy of the I Deed, or any draft thereof, referred to in subsection 10 of section

i 4. 11 A copy of the plan of re-organization referred to in sub-

' section 11 of section 4. Presented to the legislature, 11th April,

1904. Messieurs Uanna and Fyne. Printed.

No. 86 . . Return to an Order of the House, of the sixteenth day of March, ] 904, I for a Return shewing the copyrighted selections and extracts

from authors, used in the authorized text-books of the Public I vSchools, indicating in each case, the pages and the names of the

j persons or company controlling the copyrights. Presented to

I the Legislature, 7th April, 1904. Mr. Nesbitt^ Not printed.

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No. 8/ . . Return to an Order of the House, of the second day of March, 1904, for a Return, shewing all payments under the San Jose Scale Act, ' as follows : 1st, Amount paid to the owners of trees destroyed.

2nd. Amount paid to officers of the Province for enforcing the Act, and 3rd. In what Counties the trees were destroyed. Pre- sented to the Legislature, 7th April, 1904. Mr. Lee. A"of printed.

No. 88 . . Return to an Order of the House of the fourteenth day of March' 1904, for a Return, giving copies of all correspondence between any person or official, on behalf of the University of Toronto and any member of the Government, with reference to the construc- tion of a Physical Laboratory for the University. Also, copies of the Statute of the Senate of the University providing for the establishment of a Department of Forestry in the Univei'sity, together with copies of all correspondence relating to the establishment of such Department, Presented to the Legisla- ture, 7th April, 1904. Mr. Whitney. JSot printed.

No. 89 . . Return to an Order of the House of the sixteenth day of March,

1904, for a Return of copies of all correspondence between the

Government, or any Official thereof, and any person or persons,

I regarding the issue of licenses for the use of pound nets on Lake

I Nipissing. Presented to the Legislature, 8tn April, 1904. Mr.

; Little (Cardivell.) Not printed.

No. 90 . . Return to an Order of the House of the Eleventh day of March, 1904, for a Return of copies of all correspondence between the Government, or any official thereof, and any other party or parties regarding the issue of pound-net fishing licenses in 1902 and 1903 in the waters between Killarney and Little Current, known as the North Channel. Presented to the Legislature 8th April, 1904. Mr. Gamey. Not printed.

No. 91 . . Return to an Order of the House of the sixteenth day of March, 1904, for a Return giving the names of Public School Inspectors since 1870, in Ontario. Also, the class of certificates they hold, or held, and shewing as well, the standing which each one obtained on their respective examinations entitling them to act as In- spectors of Public Schools. Presented to the Legislature, 20th April, 1904, Mr. Gamey. Not printed.

No. 92 . . Return to an Order of the House of the twentj-^-fifth day of March, 1904; for a Return of papers and all correspondence in connection with the issue of Patent for the south half of lot No, 8 in the 4th Concession of the Township of Hutton, in the District of Nipissing. Presented to the Legislature, 23rd April, 1904. Mr. Matheson. Not printed.

No. 93 . . Return to an Address to His Honour the Lieutenant-Governor of the

twenty-second day of April, 1904, praying that he will cause to

be laid before this House, a Return of a copy of the Judgment of

the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in the case of the

' Ontario Mining Company et al., vs. Seybold et al., together with a

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copy of the agi^eement between Counsel for the Dominion of Canada and the Province of Ontario arising out of the argument of the said Appeal. Presented to the Legislature 23rd April, 1904. Mr. Cmneron (Huron. j Printed.

No. 94 . . Return to an Address to His Honour ihe Lieutenant-Governor, of the twenty-second day of April, 1904, praying that he will cause to laid before the House, a Return of a copy of the Judgment of the Court of Appeal for Ontario, in answer to certain questions submitted, involving the validity of legislation by the Province respecting the profanation of the Lord's Day, and also the notes of argument and judgment of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council upon the appeals thereto. Presented to the Legis- lature 23rd April 1904. Mr. Little (Norfolk.) Prirded.

REPORT

OF THE

MINISTER OF EDUCATION

PROVINCE OF ONTARIO

FOR THE YEAR 1903

PARTI

(WITH THE STATISTICS OF 1902)

PRINTED BY ORDER OF

THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF ONTARIO

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TORONTO : Printed and Published by L. K. CAMERON.

Printer to the King's Most Excellent Maje^y. I 904.

Wakwick Hnos. iV UrTTi:i:, I'rintors.

TABLE OF CONTENTS.

PART I.

Staff of Departiiieiit iii.

Sniniiiary of Statistics v.

J.— Public Schools.

1 . School Population, Attem lance vii.

•1. Classification of Pupils viiS.

•S. Teachers' Certificates vi i i .

and Salaries i x .

4. Keceipts and Expenditure i x .

II. Roman Catholic Separate Schools x.

III. —Protestant Separate Schools x.

IV. Collegiate Institutes and High Scthools.

1. Receipts, Expenditure, Attendance, Cost per I'upii x.

2. Classification of Pupils, Matriculation, etc xi.

( >ccupation of Parents xi.

\'. -Departmental Examinations, etc xii

\'I. Teachers' Institutes xiii.

VII. Public libraries xiii.

Art Schools xiv.

Literary and Scientific Instituti<.ns xiv.

(ilCNERA I. /! KM. I /.' Ks .

1 . Kindergartens xv.

II. Legislative (Jrants to I'ublic Schools xvii

111. Continuation Classes xviii

l\". High Schools x\iii.

v.— Text Books xix.

VI.— Travelling Libraries xx

V!I. Public Libraries xxiv.

VllI —School Li1)raries xxvii.

IX. Modern Educational Neeils

X. School Gardens

XI. Nature Study

X 11. (\5urses of Study. . . xliii

XIII.— Training for Teachers. ... xiv

XIV.— Qualifications of Teachers. . xlvii

XV. The Position of Latin x v

X VI. ;Manual Training and Technical Instruction liv

X VI I. Conclusion K iii

XXX. xxxiv. xxxix.

1903 THE RKPORT OF THE Einc ATION DEPARTMENT

Al'PKNDlCES.

Appexdix a. Statistical Tahles, 1902.

1. I'ahlir Svhn,,h.

I. Table A. School Population, Total and Average Attendance, etc :-]

11. Table B. Reading Classes Pupils in the various branches of in.etiiictinii .... t>

11] Table C. Teachere, Salaries, Certificates, etc 12

IV. Table D. School Houses, Prayers, Maps, etc 14

V. Table E. Financial Statement It;

Cost per pupil 20

2. llotiKUi ('ntJid/irSi'jMirotc Schi/oh

1 . Table F.— Financial Statement, Teachers, etc 22

II. Table (3r. xittendance, pupils in the various branches of instrnction Majis etc 2ti

3. ( 'dlli'f/inh' liifdltiifiK (iikI IJi(/}i ScltooJx.

1. Table H. Financial Statement, Charges j)er year :-!0

Cost per pupil 34

II. Table I. Attendance, Pupils in the various liranches of instruction, and

examination results 3t)

UI. Table K. ^liscellaneous, School flouses, Pupils in different Forms, etc 48

4. Prott'fifaiit Scpurati' ScIkidIs.

Table L. Protestant Separate Schools 54

5. Misrellitiit'oiix.

Table ]\I.— -Report on Truancy 55

Table X. Report on Kindergartens 56

Table O. Report on Night Schools 56

5. <ii',ie,-<d StalixtirnI Ab!<tra<-(.

Table P.— Ciencral Statisical Abstract 57

Appexdly B. Teachers' Institutes, Financial Statement, 1902 58

Appexdlx C. Rural Pul)lic School Lil)raries. 1902-3 HO

Appexdlx; D. Inspection of Schools, 1903.