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Meeting arranged.

The railways committee of the city council, at a special meeting last evening, arranged a conference between members of the council, members of the board of trade, and representatives of the Dominion railway board, for the purpose of discussing the proposal to abandon the Woodstock-Burgessville branch of the Canadian National Railway. At the conference, which is to be held in the city hall at 2 p.m., the council will advance arguments in favor of the retention of the line, according to Ald. Harper, chairman of the railway committee. The railway board will be represented by D.G. Kilburn, divisional engineer, and J.L. Bourgeault, inspector of operations.

Ref: Otterville Subdivision