The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.

Order no. G.O. 185

Friday, the 30th of
March, A.D. 1917

In the matter of the complaint of the Guelph Patent Cask Company, Limited, of Scotstown, in the Province of Québec, against the rates charged on thin or veneer lumber.


D'Arcy Scott
Assistant Chief Commissioner

W. B. Nantel
Deputy Chief Commissioner

S. J. McLean

A. S. Goodeve

Upon hearing the complaint at the sittings of the Board held in Ottawa, February 21, 1917, the complainant and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company being1 represented at the hearing, and what was alleged; and upon the report and recommendation of the Chief Traffic Officer of the Board,—

It is ordered: That the classification of veneer, as it appears in item No. 2, at page 133 of the Canadian Freight Classification No. 16, be amended (by a supplement to the said Classification) by restricting the fifth class rating to veneer not exceeding one-sixteenth inch in thickness, and adding the seventh class rating for thickness exceeding one-sixteenth inch and not exceeding one-eighth inch, carloads in each case.

D'Arcy Scott
Assistant Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada.