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Telegraph from J.E. McAllister to James Goldie, August 28, 1914 McAllister, J.E. Aug 28, 1914

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  1GHT   LETTER
ALL NIGHT LETTER MESSAGES TAKEN BY THIS COMPANY ARE SUBJECT
TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS WHICH ARE HEREBY AGREED TO
The Canadian Pacific Railway Co.'s Telegraph will receive not later than midnight
NIGHT LETTERS, to be transmitted only for delivery on the morning of the" next
ensuing business day.'at fates still lower than its standard night message rates, as -fob
lows: the standard, day rate for ten words shall be charged for the transmission of
fifty words or less, and one-fifth of such standard day rate for ten words shall be charg-"*
ed for, each additional ten words -or less. The minimum charge for any NIGHT
LETTER will betwenty-rivecentn for fifty words or less;  v    ' "■
It is agreed between the sender of the -following message and this Company, that said
Companj' shall not be liable for damages arising from failure to transmit or deliver, or
for any error in the transmission or delivery of an unrepeated telegram, whether hap-,
penirijg from negligence of its servants or otherwise, or for delays from interruptions in
the working of its lines, for errors in cypher or obscure messages, or for errors from
illegible writing, beyond the amount received for sending the same.
To guard against errors, .the Company will repeat back any telegram for an extra
payment of one-half the regular rate, and in that case it shall not be liable for damages
beyond fifty times the amount received for sending and repeating.
Correctness in the transmission of messagesVcan be insured by contract-in writing,
stating agreed amount of risk, and payment of. premium thereon at the following rates,,.
in addition to the usual charge for repeated messages, vita, one per cent, for any distance not exceeding 1,000 miles, arid two per cent, for an},' greater distance.
This Company shall not be liable for the act or^oniission of any other Company, but
will endeavor'to forward the telegram by any other Telegraph Company necessary fro
reaching its destination, but only as the.agent of the sender and without liability therefor. The Company shall not be responsible for messages until the same are presented
and accepted at one of its transmitting offices;1   if a message is sent to such office by*
one of the Company's messengers, he acts
telephone, the person receiving the messa
authorized to assenf  to these conditi6ns
liable in. any case for damages, unless the same be c'
after receipt of the telegram for transmission,
In further,consideration of the reduced rate for tl
vice, the folio wins: special, terms are hereby agreed
A, NIGHT LETTERS may at the option of tht
for that purpose a-« the sender's agent: if by
re acts therein a* agent of the sender, being
'Or the sender,    This Company shall not. be
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the addressee and the Company snail
iuch cases with respect to d
postage prepaid,
LETTERS shall Be written
ntnari sixty day1!
LETTER" ser
ny be mailed a*
larked Its
\HT LETTERS-
at ctestn atif
B.  NIGH'
is not permitted
$42 $WKP'A2i*W>  3* ^-■•£   ''■■ Form No. 2.
GOVERNME.iT TELEGRAPH SERVICE,
DEPARTMENT   OF  PUBLIC   WORKS,
DOMINION   OF  CANADA.
The following message was received by the Government for transmission, subject to the terms and conditions printed on the blank form No. 1, which
terms and conditions have been agreed to by the sender.
D. H. KEELEY, General Superintendent.
Sent by_.
Received by.
Time
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No.	
Received at..
Dated  19
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