The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.

Order no. 24788

Thursday, the 9th of
March, A.D. 1916

In the matter of the applications of the Boards of Trade of Montréal and Toronto for an Order disallowing the proposed increase in rates on peas (whole) from stations in Canada to eastern United States points, as published by the Canadian Pacific and Grand Trunk Railways:

H. L. Drayton
Chief Commissioner

D'Arcy Scott
Assistant Chief Commissioner

W. B. Nantel
Deputy Chief Commissioner

S. J. McLean
Commissioner

A. S. Goodeve
Commissioner

File no. 26741

Upon hearing the application at the sittings of the Board held in Ottawa, March 7, 1916, the Montréal and Toronto Boards of Tradte and the Grand Trunk and Canadian Pacific Railway Companies being represented at the hearing, and what was alleged—

It is ordered,—

That the elimination of peas (whole) from the list of articles taking grain rates from stations in Canada to points in the eastern United States, as provided in following schedules, issued to become effective March 20 and 21, 1916, be, and it is hereby, suspended until further order of the Board, namely:—

Canadian Pacific Railway, Supplement No. 1 to Tariff C.RjC. No. E-2935.

Grand Trunk Railway, Supplement No. 20 to Tariff C.R.C. No. E-1860.

Grand Trunk Railway, Supplement No. 21 to Tariff C.R.C. No. E-1861.

Grand Trunk Railway, Supplement No- 13 to Tariff C.R.C. No. E-1872.

Windsor, Essex & Lake Shore Rapid Railway, Supplement No. 1 to Tariff C.R.C. No.N 158.

Chatham, Wallaceburg & Lake Erie Railway, Supplement No. 1 to Tariff C.R.C. No. 357.

Essex Terminal Railway, Supplement No. 1 to Tariff C.R.C. No. 256.

And it is further ordered that provision be forthwith made for continuing until further order of the board the rates on peas (whole) in the following schedules, issued to become effective April 1, 1916, namely:—

Michigan Central Railroad, Tariff C.R.C. No. 2507.

Chatham, Wallaceburg & Lake Erie Railway, Tariff C.R.C. No. 394.

Canadian Northern Railway, Tariff C.R.C. No. E-743.

Essex Terminal Railway, Tariff C.R.C. No. 300.

H. L. Drayton
Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada.