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Letter from The Mason & Risch Company to [Frank] Hewer, September 17, 1909 The Mason & Risch Piano Company Sep 17, 1909

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P.O.   BOX 1195
Wty Mumn & Uteri? flawi Oln^ Htmffrb
September 17th/09
F, A. He?/er Esq.,
Rainbow Ranch, Okanagan Centre, B.C.
Bear Sir:-
We beg to enclose herewith Bill of Lading
for box of Music shipped you  on the 16th inst.
Yours truly,
This Company will not be responsible for any goods mis-sent, unless they are properly
addressed and consigned to a Station on its Railway. Rates, Weights, Quantities and
description of Goods entered on Receipts of Shipping Bills are not binding on the
Company, and will not be acknowledged. All Goods going to or coming/from any
place out of Canada will be subject €b~Gusfcom#* Charges, etc. J /
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the undermentioned property in apparent good order, addressed to
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to be forwarded by the said Company #6.,.  y., ; (■  $.J. S^TaTICSB!
subject to the terms and conditions of (he current tariff and classiroatibn ami'"'lbTflosestated above and
to those upon the other side of this Shipping Bill, which is delivered by the Company and accepted by
the Consignor or his Agent as the basis upon which this receipt is given for said property, and it is
agreed to by the Consignor as a special contract in respect thereof.
SPECIAL. NOTICE.—A charge of not less than $1.00 per car per day, or fraction thereof,
will be made when cars are delayed beyond forty-eight hours in loading or unloading.
No. of Packages and Species of Goods
Quantity or
Weight, lbs.
Stated to be.
or Advance
Attention is  called to the  special contract above  mentioned and  printed on the  other
side of this shipping bill.
Agent C.P.R. Terms and Conditions of Special Contract referred to on the other side of this Shipping Bill
x. IT IS AGREED that the CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY, hereinafter called •• the Company," is not to be res*
$ ons ibl e for or in any respect of any goods carried or intended to be carried on its railway, unless they are receipted for by a duly authorized
agent of the Company.
2. Or for or in respect of the loss of, or damage to. Money In Cash or Bills, Promissory Notes, Bills of Exchange, or Securities, Jewelry, Trinkets, Rings, Precious Stones, Gold, or Silver, manufactured or unmanufactured, in any form whatsoever; or Plated
Articles of any description; Clocks, Watches, Time-Pieces, Marble in any form or state; Statuary, Lace, Furs, Silk, in a manufactured
or unmanufactured state, ■whether wrought up or not wrought up, with any other materials j Writing of all kinds; Title Deeds, Prints,
Paintings, Maps, Engravings, Pictures, or other valuables; or any damage to Marble, Crockery, Stoneware, China, Glass, Wearing Apparel,
Musical Instruments, Furniture, Toys, Castings of any kind, Cast Iron Works, Stoves, Stove Furniture, or any hazardous or brittle*
article, in package or otherwise, or Fresh Fish, Fresh Meat, Dressed Hogs and Poultry or any other perishable articles, or any Engine,
Boiler, Cylinder, or Machinery of any kind; and if any property of the kind mentioned in this clause be accepted or carried, it is entirely at
the risk of the owner, without liability direct or indirect on the part of the company tn regard to it. #
3. The company is not to be liable for damages occasioned by delays caused by storms, accidents. Overpressure of freight, cr unavoidable causes, or by the weather or wet, fire, heat, frost, or delay of perishable articles, or from civil commotion.
4. Or for less of or damage to any package or its contents Insufficiently or improperly packed, marked or directed, or containing
articles liable to breakage, or for loss of or damage to any case of Boots and Shoes, or any case containing articles liable to peculation
or fraudulent abstraction, unless such case or package Is strapped with iron or wood, or otherwise securely protected; or leakage of any kind;
or loss of liquids arising from any cause whatever. Oil, or Molasses, or Liquids In demijohns, if carried, will be entirely at the risk of the
owners or parties by whom cr to whom they are consigned without any liability whateveron the part of the company in respect thereof.
5. The company is not to be liable for loss of or damage done to goods put Into return wrappers or boxes, or packages described as
empties; or for any goods left until called for or to order, and warehoused for the convenience of the parties to whom they belong, or by or
to whom they are consigned; and in all cases where herein not otherwise provided, the delivery of the goods shall be considered complete,
and the responsibilities of the company shall terminate when the goods are placed in the company's sheds or warehouse (if there be convenience for receiving the same; at the final destination, or when the goods shall have arrived at the place to be reached on the said
company's railway. The warehousing of all goods will be at the owner's risk and expense; and if the company is unable to store or warehouse goods received by it then it may place such goods In any warehouse that may be available, at the risk and expense of the owner of
the property so stored, and all charges for storing, warehousing, and conveyance shall form an additional lien on said goods.
6. The company's obligation to carry and deliver Lumber and Coal, Bricks and any other goods carried by the carload shall be fulfilled and the company's responsibility in respect thereof shall cease upon the car in which they are carried being detached from the train
at the Station on the company's lines to which it is consigned, or at the station where, in the usual course of business, it leaves the
company s lines. The expression •* the company's lines " in this document means one or more of the lines of railway operatedby the
company.and the expression "other lines" means a railway or railways operated by some other company or companies.
7. The company is not to be responsible for any deficiency in weight or measure of grain or other fr.rra or garden product or
leed in packages or in bulk, or for injury thereto by heating or for loss or deficiency in the weight, number or measure of Lumber,
Coal or Iron of any kind, carried by the carload: or for shrinkage of any kinds of sugar or short weight of the same, unless the damage to
the package be shown to have happened whilst in the possession of the company.
8. Every sender of any dangerous article will be held accountable for any damage arising therefrom, unless the package containing
such article be described as dangerous upon th^ said package and upon the shipping bill, and in no case will the company be liable for the
loss of or damage to any such article. ■
9. All goods, from whomsoever received, and to whomsoever belonging, shall be subject to a general Hen, for the icarriage of and for
ail charges against these particular goods, and also for any general balance that maybe due by the owners of such goods to the said company. And, if in six weeks after notice shall have been given that such goods are detained for any such claim of the company, the money
due be net paid, the goods may at the discretion of the company, be sold by auction or by private sale, to defray said claims, and all freight
and charges, including the cost of the sale thereof. But Fish, Fruit, Meat, Dressed Hogs, Poultry, and all other perishable articles, may
be disposed of at the discretion of the company, immediately after giving above notice, if said claim is not paid at once.
10. It is hereby expressly agreed that the company does not contract for the safety or delivery of any goods, except on the company's
lines, and where a through rate is named to a point on other lines it is on the understanding that the company is to act only as agent of
the owner of the goods as to that portion of the said rate required to meet the charges on such other lines, and if any goods be consigned to
a placeon other lines, then, unless some connecting carrier be named on the other side of this document, the goods are to be handed over
by the company for further conveyance to such carrier and at such place on the company's lines as the company may select; if one be so-
named, the company will hand over such goods to the oneso named, if practicable, and in either case the company, in so handing over the
goods, shall be held to be the agent of the being expressly agreed that the responsibility of the company in respect of any loss,
misdelivery or detention of, or damage or injury, by any means whatsoever, to any goods carried under this contract, shall cease as soon
as the company shall either deliver them to the next connecting* carrier for further conveyance, or notify such carrier that it Is ready
to do so.
»• That all property contracted for at a through rate, or otherwise, to or from places beyond fho company's lines, shipped by water,
shall while not on the company's lines, or in its sheds or warehouses, be entirely at the owner's risk. In case of loss or damage to goods
carried under this contract, the company shall begiven the benefit of any insurance which the owner of said goods may have, and shall
be subrogated in all the rights thereto beforeany demand shall be made on the company in respect of such loss or damage.
12. There shall be no claim for damage for loss of, or detention of, or injury or damage to any goods for which the company i9
accountable, unless and until notice in writing, and the particulars of the claim of said loss, damage or detention, are given to the Station
Freight Agent at or nearest to the place of delivery, within thirty-six hours after the goods, in respect of which said claim is made, or such
portions of them as are not lost are delivered.
13. Storagewill be charged on alL^oodsrem&irungln thecompany^
14. (a) In every case in which goods are tobeloaded or unloaded by the Consignor or the Consignee, and it is not done promptly
after car or cars have been placed for loading or for unloading then a car rentai or cm storage charge will be payable for the delay
and such charge shall constitute part of the charges against the goods and be recoverable in ail respects as if it were part of the charge
for carriage.
(£) In every casein which goods are to be unloaded by the Consignee and are not unloaded within forty-eight hours after the car
has been placed for unloading, the company orthecarrier in whose possession the goods may be, may at the owners risk and expense unload and warehouse or deposit the same at such places as shalisuititsconvenienceandthereuponthegcodsshaHhe subject to lien for all
charges whatsoeverincluding charges for shunting, if done. Goods unloaded by owner shall not be stored on the railway premises, without the station agent's permission, Whether unloaded by owner or carrier, the goods stored on the railway premises shall be subject to
storage charges and shallbeatthesoleriskof owner as to damage to them by fire, however caused, and as to every loss or damage whatsoever, and shall I be removed from the railway premises forthwith upon notice.
15. The company shall not in any case, or under any circumstances, be liablefor loss of market or for claims arising from delay or detention of any train in the comrse of Its journey, or at any of the stations on the way, orin star ting and the company does not undertake
to load or send goods upon, or by any particular train, If there be an insufficient number of cars at any station or if the cars cannot be
convenientlyus2dforthepurpose,or£f,fromanycause,carsloadcdatastationareunabletobesent on by the trains passing, or starting
from such station and any loss or damage for which thecompany may be responsible shall be computed upon the value or cost of the goods
or property at the place and time of shipmsnt underthis shipping bill.
16. Livestockmustbefedbythaowner,orathisexpense,whilein transit, and Is taken entirely at his risk of loss, Injury, damage,
and all other contingencies whether in loading, unloading, conveyance or otherwise, and under the conditions contained above. All live
stock is to be carried upon the following further special conditions;—
I.   Theownerof any animal undertakes all risks of loss, injuiy>, damage, and other contingencies in loading, unloading, transpor-
" tation, conveyance, ©* otherwise, however, no matter how caused.
II.  The Railway Company DOES NOT UNDEKTAK3 TO FORWARD any of the animals by any particular train, or at any special hour;
neither shall IT BE RESPONSIBLE for the delivery of animals within any certain time, or for any particular market.
*!*•  When FREE TRANSPORTATION Isgivea to any person in charge of any animal it is on the express condition the railway company
is NOT RESPONSIBLE for any negligence, default, ©rmiscondnct of any kind, on the part of the company or its servants or of any
Ctherperson or persons whomsoevexcausingortendingtocause the death, injury .or detention ofany person orpersons so travelling
FREE, and whether such person or persons be so carried free on any regular Passenger Train, or any other train whatsoever, the
person so travelling free takes all risk of every kind, no matter how caused.
17.  The charges of all kinds on all goods carried must be paid before the goods will be delivered, and thecompany is not tobe accountable
for the correctness of any amounts charged as "back or advance charges" on Freight, etc., by other roads, companies or individuals.
28. It is hereby agreed and understood thet the company, in the transportation and handling of grain of any kind at all places of transshipment, and at all places or points to which thegrain is consign ed, where the company has elevators or warehouses, thegraf n, at the discretion
of the company's agent, may be deposited in the same bin or compartment with other grain of the same grade in the elevator or warehouse in
whichevent,thepersonentitledtoclaim the grain shipped shall become entitled to claim only grain ofthesame kind and grade^butifthegrade
of the grain be deteriorated from causes for which the company is not responsible, the consignee must accept the grain as it is.
19. Traffic via the Company's lake lines is subject to Average as per York-Antwerp rules or American Lake Adjustment
at option of the Company.
20. All the provisions of this contract shall apply to every carrier to whom goods may be delivered for carriage under it,
as fully as to the Company.
Canadian Pacific Railway Office, W.   R.  MaclNNEo,
Montreal, January, 1903 Freight Traffic Manager


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