The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.

Order no. G.O. 457

Saturday, the 24th of
March, A.D. 1928

In the matter of the application of the Canadian Freight Association, under Section 322 of the Railway Act, 1919, for approval of Supplement No. 4 to Canadian Freight Classification No. 17, on file with the Board under file No. 33365.75.

33365.75

H. A. McKeown
Chief Commissioner

Whereas notice has been given by the Canadian Freight Association in the Canada Gazette, as required by section 322 of the Railway Act, 1919, and copies of the said supplement were furnished to the mercantile organizations enumerated in the General Orders of the Board Nos. 271, 348, and 353, with the request that their objections, if any, be filed with the Board within thirty days;

Upon consideration of the said objections, and upon hearing the application at the sittings of the Board held in Ottawa, February 21, 1928, the Canadian Freight Association, Canadian National Railways, Canadian Pacific Railway Company, Canadian Manufacturers' Association, Toronto and Montréal Boards of Trade, Gutta Percha and Rubber Limited, Dunlop Tire and Rubber Goods Company, Limited, the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company of Canada, Limited, General Steel Wares, Limited, the Sheet Metal Products Company of Canada, Limited, operating the Thos. Davidson Manufacturing Company, Limited, McCleary Manufacturing Company, the Happy Thought Foundry Company, and MacDonald Manufacturing Company, Limited, being represented at the hearing, and what was alleged; and upon the report and recommendation of its Chief Traffic Officer,—

The Board orders: That the said Supplement No. 4 to the Canadian Freight Classification No. 17 be. and it is hereby, approved, subject to the following changes and additions, namely:—

Page Item L.C.L. C.L.
Change to read—
2 16 Bars, Glass Setting:
Metal, other than iron or steel, in barrels, boxes or crates 2
Iron or steel, in barrels, boxes or crates 3
3 17 Shingles, Iron or Steel, N.O.I.B.N.:
18 Proposed change in these items disallowed, and to be deleted from Supplement.
Change to read—
4 6 Carriers, Second-hand Empty, Returned:
7 Boxes or Cases, wooden:
8 Beer, Biscuit, Bread, Butter, Catsup, Confectionery, Cracker, Egg, Fish, Jam or Jelly, Mineral Water, Pickle 3
Change to read—
Carriers, Second-hand Empty, Returned:
4 10 Crates, Poultry Shipping:
S.U 1
K.D., flat or folded flat 3
Change to read—
Chemicals, Drugs or Medicines:
Zinc Salts:
4 20 Sulphate of Zinc:
In glass or earthenware packed in barrels or boxes, O.R.B 1
In double bags 3
In fibre or metal cans or cartons in barrels or boxes 3
In bulk in barrels or boxes 3
In bulk in barrels or boxes, C.L., min. wt. 30,000 lbs. 5
Change to read—
Drygoods—
6 14 Hats or Caps, other than Millinery, N.O.I.B.N.:
In boxes 1
In trunks metal strapped, or in trunks in crates/td> 1
Add the following item, cancelling Item No. 60, page 103 of the Classification—
6 15 Electrical Appliances and Supplies:
17 Batteries, Electric:
17 Storage, Assembled:
With Acid:
In barrels, boxes or crates 1
In barrels, boxes or crates, C.L., min. wt. 24,000 lbs. 4
Loose (see Note 2, Item 61, page 103 of Classification), C.L., min. wt. 24,000 lbs. 4
Change to read—
8 10 Grease:
11 Axle or Lubricating:
In metal cans completely jacketed 1
In kits, pails or tubs weighing not less than 20 lbs. each 3
In metal cans or in kits, pails or tubs, in boxes or crates 3
In barrels or boxes 3
In packages named, straight or mixed C.L., min. wt. 26,000 lbs. 5
Change to read—
Groceries:
9 1 Grease, Axle or Lubricating:
In metal cans completely jacketed 1
In kits, pails or tubs weighing not less than 20 lbs. each 3
In metal cans or in kits, pails or tubs in boxes or crates 3
In barrels or boxes 3
In packages named, straight or mixed C.L., min. wt. 26,000 lbs 5
10 6 Halters or Ties, Hope:
This item to be added to both the Hardware and Harness and Saddlery Trade Lists.
10 7 Hardware:
Change to read—
10 13 Grease, Axle; or Lubricating:
In metal cans completely jacketed 1
In kits, pails or tubs weighing not less than 20 lbs. each 3
In metal cans or in kits, pails or tubs in boxes or crates 3
In barrels or boxes 3
In packages named, straight or mixed C.L. min. wt. 25,000 lbs. 5
Change Item No. 22. page 177 of Classification to road—
11 Lumber:
Cherry, Coeobolo. Ebony, Holly, Lignum-Vitae, Mahogany, Rosewood, Spanish Cedar, Teaakwood and Walnut:
Boards or pieces i inch or less in thickness:
In boxes, bundles or crates 1
In packages named, C.L., min. wt. 34,000 lbs. 4
Items Nos. 28 and 29, page 227 of the Classification to be cancelled and the following substituted therefor—
14 Rubber and Rubber Goods:
Rubber Scrap (including old worn-out tires with or without metal base (see Notes 1 and 2) and old wornout Clothes Wringer Rollers);
In bags, bales or boxes 4
Loose or in packages, C.L., min. wt. 30,000 lbs 7
Note 1.—In order to be entitled to the ratings provided for rubber scrap, shipments of old worn-out rubber tires must be described by shipper on bill of lading and shipping order as, Old worn-out rubber tires.
Note 2.—Old worn-out rubber tires each weighing 40 lbs. or over will be accepted loose in less than carload quantities at the rating applicable on scrap rubber in bales.
15 15 Snow Plough Attachments for Automobiles or Tractors:
This item to be transferred to the Vehicle Parts, other than self-projielling vehicle parts, trade list.

H. A. McKeown
Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada.