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(Rule 4e, Tariff Circular 18-A.)
EXPLANATION OF ABBREVIATIONS.
EXPLANATION OF NOTES.
NOTE 3.—Rates subject to this Note will be subject to Rules for Constructing Combination Rate as published in W.J. Kelly's Freight Tariff No. 228, 1. C. C. No. U. S. 1 (issued as N. & S. R. R. Tariff supplements thereto and reissues thereof.
EXPLANATION OF REFERENCE MARKS.
(Rule 4e, Cir.
*No Agent. Charges must be prepaid on inbound shipments.
(Rule 4f, Cir.
List of Articles which cannot be Handled.
RULES GOVERNING THE TARIFF.
(Rule 4h, Cir. 18-A.)
APPLICATION OF COMMODITY RATES. Whenever a carload (or less-than-carload) commodity rate is established, it removes the aj of the class rate to or from the same points on that commodity in carload quantities (or less-than-carlo tities, as the case may be). (Rule 7c, Cir. 18-A.) (To be used only when tariffs do not provide for a rates in sectional tariffs.)
APPLICATION OF COMMODITY RATES. Whenever a carload (or a less-than-carload) commodity rate is established, it removes the aj of the class rates to or from the same points on that commodity in carload quantities (or less-than-carlo tities, as the case may be), except when and in so far as alternative use of class and commodity rates contained in separate sections of this tariff is specifically authorized herein. (Rule 7d, Cir. 18-A.) (T. only in tariffs which provide for the Alternative use of Class and Commodity rates.)
MINIMUM CARLOAD WEIGHTS. Except as otherwise provided herein, carload minimum weights will be as per Official Class I. C. C.-0. C. No. 47 (issued by Frank W. Smith, Agent), supplements thereto and reissues there
REFERENCE TO CLASSIFICATION. Where reference is made in this tariff to Official Classification, it refers to Official Classification 10. C. No. 47 (issued by Frank W. Smith, Agent), supplements thereto and reissues thereof.
ALTERNATE ROUTING CLAUSE. The routes shown in this tariff are those ordinarily and customarily used, but if from any cause riers, for their convenience, route shipments via junction points other than those shown, but over th carriers parties to this tariff, the rates shown herein will apply. ( Use of Alternate Routing Clause is optional, Rule 4j, Cir. 18-A.)
TERMINAL AND TRANSIT FACILITIES, CHARGES AND PRIVILEGES. The rates named herein apply from and to tracks, stations or other receiving and delivering this Company's lines, or on the lines of other carriers parties to this tariff, or to or from sidings conne lines parties to this tariff where the particular traffic is usually received or delivered, subject, however regulations and charges, if any, for switching, terminal service, storage, elevation, refrigeration, car de track storage, drayage, diversion, reconsignment, holding in transit, and all other charges or regul points of origin, destination or en route which may in any wise change, affect or determine any pai aggregate of such rates, as well as any privileges or facilities granted or allowed, as are, or shall be, pul
tariffs issued by this Company or by any of the carriers parties to this tariff' and filed with the ] Commerce Commission.
The rates named herein will also apply from or to loading or delivering tracks and sidings, or oth ing and delivering points, on the lines of connecting carriers not parties to this tariff, as published in tar by this Company or by any of the carriers parties to this tariff and filed with the Interstate Comme mission.
(Also other Rules directly affecting the Tariff.)
(Rule 10a, Cir. 18-A.)
SECTION 1. (Rule 7b, Cir. 18-A.)
Application. If the Commodity Rates in Section 2 of this Tariff make a lower charge on any shipment than the rates in Section 1 of this Tariff, the rates in Section 2 will be applied.
SECTION 2. (Rule 7b, Circular 18-A.)
Application. If the Class Rates in Section 1 of this Tariff make a lower charge on any shipment than the rates in Section 2 of this Tariff, the rates in Section 1 will be applied.
(Paragraph 3.) (Rule 4c (Paragraph 1), Cir. 18-A.) (Paragraph 2.)
(Grain and Grain
Products, as per
10 | Dresden..........N. Y.
1 N. & S. R. R. inc. Creek... Pa. Tariff No. I. C. C. No. supplements thereto and reissues thereof
Per ton Iron (Scrap). 8 Buffalo (Applies
of 2,240 and
only on traffic
4 (For rates, see
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points beyond N. & S. R. R.
on A. B. C. R.
thereof.) Sand, Moulding,
minimum weight marked capacity
Per ton of the car, except,
of 2,000 when car is loaded 11 Copenhagen ...N. Y. 1 1 *Aberdeen
pounds. to cubical or visible
5 capacity, actual
(Rule 41, weight will apply.
C1r. (Note 3).........
18-A.) Alndicates advance in rate. (Rule 2a, Cir. 18-A.) e Indicates reduction in rate. (Rule 2a, Cir. 18-A.)
Effective January 3, 1920. Issued on one (1) day's notice, under authority of Rule 77 (a) of Interstate Commerce Commission Tariff Circular No. 18-A. The rate from (or to) the more distant point appears in N. & S. R. R. Tariff No. — I. C. C. No. son page –
Note.-Reissue. Effective January 10, 1920, in N. & S. R. R. Tariff No. — I. C. C. No. (Rule 9d, Cir. 18-A.)
For Explanation of other Notes and Reference Marks, see Page 181.
Routes being shown is optional. (Rule 4j, Tariff Circular No. 18-A.)
INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION'S NOTICE IN THE MATTER OF REISSUING TARIFFS TO
COVER REDUCED RATES (1922). Under date of July 21, 1922, the Interstate Commerce Commission issued the following notice to carriers:
"Following the Commission's decision in Docket No. 13293, Reduced Rates, 1922, carriers requested that they be permitted to effect the reductions therein prescribed by the use of so-called master tariffs and connecting link supplements, thus permitting them to publish the reduced rates in as inexpensive a manner as possible and without the necessity, at this time, of reissuing their current tariffs. The Commission accordingly issued its special permission No. 59060 (amended), under the terms of which the provisions of certain rules in its Tariff Circular 18-A were te,porarily waived and the filing of master tariffs and connecting link supplements was permitted.
“The said special permission requires that each carrier and agent, whose tariffs by special supplements are made subject to a tariff of reduced rates, shall submit on or before August 1, 1922, a report containing the total number of pages in tariffs thus supplemented. There is a further requirement that not less than 16— per cent of the number of pages contained in all tariffs to which a special connecting link supplement is filed under authority of Special Permission No. 59060 (amended), shall be reissued and filed within three months from July 1, 1922. Moreover, the same number must likewise be reissued and filed during each succeeding period of three months until all tariffs so supplemented shall have been reissued. Thus there are six periods of three months each extending from July 1, 1922, until December 31, 1923, during each of which the minimum number of pages will be reissued, and at the end of each period a report will be submitted showing the number of pages contained in tariffs as to which the cancellation of the special supplement has been accomplished.
"Following the Commission's decision in Ex Parte 74, Increased Rates, 1920, the carriers, under Special Permission No. 50340, were permitted to establish their increased rates by the filing of special supplements in much the same manner as they have now established the recent reductions. Likewise there were provisions in Special Permission No. 50340 requiring the reissuance of the tariffs supplemented thereunder to the same extent as now contemplated by Special Permission No. 59060 (amended).
“During the time that tariffs, to which had been filed the so-called Ex Parte 74 supplements, were being reissued the Commission found it necessary to conduct considerable correspondence due partly to the fact that some few carriers showed laxity in effecting compliance with the Commission's orders, while others did not apparently understand precisely what was actually required. There were still others who rendered erroneous reports as to the number of pages reissued during a certain period, with resulting correspondence seeking to reconcile these reports with the Commission's records.
"From what was experienced following Special Permission No. 50340 it seems appropriate that an announcement be made so that all carriers and publishing agents will have a clear understanding as to the requirements of Special Permission No. 59060 (amended) to the end that prompt compliance with the terms thereof may be had and the correspondence in connection therewith may be minimized. Therefore, in reissuing tariffs in compliance with the Commission's order in Special Permission No. 59060 (amended), carriers and tariff publishing agents will be governed by the following:
"1. When practicable and the requirements of Rule 9 (e) of Tariff Circular 18-A can be met by publishing specifically the reduced rates provided by a connecting link supplement, such may be accomplished by the filing of a regular supplement to a tariff, and if the connecting link supplement is thereby cancelled, credit will be given accordingly.
“2. In the reissue of any tariff to which there is filed a connecting link supplement, including ·loose-leaf or otherwise, no credit will be given until such reissued tariff is cancelled in full.
"3. If a tariff is rejected for failure to give statutory notice no credit will be given until a tariff in lieu thereof is filed which will effect the cancellation purported to have been effected by the rejected issue.
“4. In order that the carriers' reports may harmonize with the records of the Commission it is important that credit be claimed for the same period in which it is to be allowed. It is to be understood, therefore, that credit will be allowed only in the period in which schedules are received and carriers should keep their records accordingly, that is to say, in such a manner as to correspond with those kept by the Commission, which method may easily be followed by reference to duplicate letters of transmittal. These letters are equivalent to receipts to the carriers for schedules received for filing and, before being returned, they are stamped to show precisely the date on which the Commission
“The number of tariffs supplemented in the manner authorized by Special Permission No. 59060 (amended) is very materially less than the number to which were filed special supplements following Ex Parte 74, but notwithstanding this fact there has been extended, under the terms of Special Permission No. 59060 (amended) the same length of time in which to reissue the tariffs supplemented under its authority. It must be understood, therefore, that with the liberal time allowed, the Commission will insist upon having full compliance with the terms of its order and will hold all carriers to account for failure to reissue, during each three months' period, at least 16% per cent of the number of pages contained in all tariffs to which special connecting link supplements have been filed.
"(Signed) GEORGE B. McGINTY,
I. C. C. TARIFF RULES
INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION
I. C. C. TARIFF
The Interstate Commerce Act, in Section 6, provides that the Interstate Commerce Commission may determine and prescribe the form in which the tariffs of the carriers shall be published. The rules prescribed by the Commission for the construction of tariffs are published from time to time in what are called tariff circulars. The present rules are published in Tariff Circular 18-A, and are reproduced on the following pages.
REGULATIONS ISSUED BY THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION, UNDER AUTHORITY OF
SECTION 6 OF THE ACT TO REGULATE COMMERCE AS AMENDED JUNE 18, 1910, TO GOVERN THE CONSTRUCTION AND FILING OF FREIGHT TARIFFS AND CLASSIFICATIONS BY COMMON CARRIERS WHOLLY BY RAILROAD, OR PARTLY BY RAILROAD AND PARTLY BY WATER, AS DEFINED IN SAID ACT.
FREIGHT TARIFFS AND CLASSIFICATIONS
Tarifi. must bo printed.
1. All tariffs must be printed on hard calendered paper of good quality from type of size not less than 6-point full face. Stereotype, planograph, or other printing-press process may be used. Alterations in writing or erasures must not be made in tariffs before filing. Reproductions by hectograph or similar process, type-written sheets, or proof sheets must not be used for posting or
filing. Form and size of tariff.
All tariffs must be in book, sheet, or pamphlet form, and of size 8 by 11 inches. Loose-leaf plan may be used so that changes can be made by reprinting and inserting a single leaf. (See
Rule 9 (e).) Changes to indicated in tariff
2. (a) All tariff publications or supplements thereto must indicate increases thereby made in or supplement. existing rates or charges, rules or regulations, or classifications by the use of black-faced type or by
the use of a uniform symbol throughout the schedule. All tariff publications or supplements thereto which are filed with the Commission on or after May 1, 1911, must also indicate reductions thereby made in existing rates or charges, rules or regulations, or classifications by the use of italic type or by the use of a uniform symbol throughout the schedule. Clear explanation of the use of distinctive type or symbols must be made in the tariff.
(b) When a new tariff canceling a previous tariff omits points of origin or destination or rates which were contained in such previous tariff, the new tariff shall show, in the manner prescribed in paragraph (e) of Rule 8, where the rate or rates will thereafter be found, and if such omissions
effect increases or decreases in charges that fact shall be shown by the use of proper symbols. Title-page shall show:
3. The title-page of every tariff shall show: Name of carrier.
(a) Name of issuing carrier, carriers or agent. I. C. C. number (b) I. C. C. number of tariff in bold type on upper right-hand corner, and immediately thereand cancellations.
under, in smaller type, the I. C. C. number or numbers of tariffs canceled thereby. If the number of canceled tariffs is so large as to render it impracticable to thus enter them on the title-page, they must be shown immediately following the table of contents, and specific reference to such list must be entered on title-page immediately under the I. C. C. number of the tariff. Serial numbers of carriers may, if desired, be entered below the upper marginal line of title-page. Separate serial
I. C. C. numbers will be used for freight and passenger tariffs. Kind of tariff. (c) Whether tariff is local, joint, proportional, or a combination of same, and whether class
commodity, or a combination of both. Territory.
(d) The territory or points from and to which the tariff applies, briefly stated. Reference to (e) Reference by name and I. C. C. number to the classification and exception sheets governing governing classification and excep- the tariff. Following form will be used: “Governed, except as otherwise provided herein, by the tion sheets.
........classification.... ......, I. C. C. No........, supplements thereto and reissues thereof; and by exceptions to said classification, I. C. C. No. ...., supplements thereto and reissues thereof.” A tariff is not governed by a classification or exceptions thereto except when and to the extent stated on the tariff.