See
32195

The Board of
Railway Commissioners for Canada.

Order no. G.O. 234

Wednesday, the 22nd of
May, A.D. 1918

In the matter of the applications of the United Grain Growers, Limited, the Northwestern Grain Dealers' Association, the Campbell Flour Mills Company, Limited, the Quaker Oats Company, the Cambridge Roller Mills, the Northern Grain Company, et al., for a ruling of the Board in the matter of protection of the old rates on grain shipped prior to March 15, 1918, to interior mills and elevators with published transit privileges and reshipped after the new rates came into effect.

And in the matter of the General Order of the Board No. 212, dated the 15th day of January, 1918, and Orders in Council pertaining thereto.

8641.3.

H. L. Drayton
Chief Commissioner

S. J. McLean
Commissioner

A. S. Goodeve
Commissioner

Upon reading the applications and what was alleged in support thereof and the written argument filed by counsel for the Canadian Pacific Railway Company in reply,—

It is ordered as follows with respect to carriers whose tariffs provide for the milling, malting, storage or cleaning of western grain in transit:—

  1. That with respect to all grain originally shipped prior to March 15, 1918: the said grain or the produce thereof reshipped within six months from the stop-over point shall be entitled to the balance of the through rate existing at the time of the original shipment of the grain under the transit tariffs applicable.
  2. That with respect to all wheat originally shipped on and after the 15th day of March, 1918 : the said wheat or the product thereof reshipped from the stop-over point west of Fort William before the 1st day of June, 1918, to destinations west of and including Port Arthur and Armstrong, shall be entitled to the balance of the through rate to the said destinations existing at the time of the original shipment of the wheat under the transit tariffs applicable.
  3. That with respect to all grain other than wheat as referred to in section 3 hereof, orginally shipped on and after the 15th day of March, 1918, under the transit tariffs applicable thereto, which or the product whereof is reshipped from the stopover point within six months; the rate to be applied on the said reshipped grain or product may be the balance of the through rate existing from the original point of shipment of the grain to the final destination thereof or of the products at the time of the reshipment from the stop-over point.
  4. That the charge for the terminal service at the stop-over point, also the charge for the haul, if any, out of the direct line of transit, in accordance with the tariffs applicable, shall be additional in each case.

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