The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.

Order no. G.O. 193

Thursday, the 31st of
May, A.D. 1917

In the matter of the application of the Canadian Freight Association, on behalf of the railway companies subject to the jurisdiction of the Board, under section 321 of the Railway Act, for approval of a proposed Supplement No. 9 to the Canadian Freight Classification No. 16, containing certain increased, reduced, and additional ratings on file with the Board under

19367.53, 19367.64, 25672.13, 25672.14, 25672.15, and 25672.16.

D'Arcy Scott
Assistant Chief Commissioner

W. B. Nantel
Deputy Chief Commissioner

A. S. Goodeve
Commissioner

Notice having been given in The Canada Gazette by the railway companies, as required by section 321 of the Railway Act, hearings having been held, and the proposed changes having been fixed by consent of the parties or by orders of the Board, or reserved for order of the Board; upon the consideration of what has been filed, and what was alleged at the hearings; and upon the report and recommendation of the Chief Traffic Officer of the Board—

It is ordered: That the proposed Supplement No. 9 to the Canadian Freight Classification No. 16, as finally revised and submitted for approval by G. C. Ransom, Chairman of the Canadian Freight Association, by his letter dated May 12, 1917, be, and it is hereby, approved, subject to the following provisions, namely:—

  1. That the proposed carloads ratings and minimum weights for games or toys, other than those of iron or steel, be struck out, and that there be substituted therefor a carload rating of third class and a minimum of 14,000 pounds per car for toys and games of all kinds, as specified In the said supplement (excepting those made of iron or steel), in straight or mixed carloads.
  2. That the item providing for popped corn or puffed rice confectionery be added to the grocery list of the classification, and that the ratings provided for these articles in cartons include bags.
  3. That the said Supplement No. 9 give effect to the general order of the Board No. 190 of May 25, 1917, fixing a carload rating for ice cream cones.

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