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cost of the mileage subsidized as is in excess of $15,000 per mile, such subsidy not exceeding in the whole the sum of $6,400 per

mile:To the Ottawa and New York Railway Company, for 5310 miles of their railway from Cornwall to Ottawa, in lieu of the subsidy granted by chapter 5 of the statutes of 1892 ;

To the Kingston, Smith's Falls and Ottawa Railway Company, for 101 miles of their railway from Kingston, or a junction with the Grand Trunk Railway at Rideau or some other point near Kingston, to Ottawa, in lieu of the subsidy granted by chapter 5 of 1892;

For a railway from a point on the Canadian Pacific Railway, at or near either Welsford or Westfield, or between the said two points, to Gagetown, in the county of Queen's, New Brunswick, not exceeding 30 miles, in lieu of the subsidy granted by chapter 2 of 1890;

To the Cobourg, Northumberland and Pacific Railway Company, for 50 miles of their railway from Cobourg to the Ontario and Quebec Railway, in lieu of the subsidies granted by chapter 5 of 1892;

To the Ottawa and Gatineau Railway Company, for 20 miles of their railway from the end of the 62nd mile subsidized towards Désert, in lieu of the subsidies granted by chapter 4 of 1894;

To the Great Northern Railway Company, for 9 miles of their railway, being shortage in distance between Montcalm and St. Tite;

To the St. Gabriel de Brandon and Ste. Emélie de l'Energie Railway Company, for 15 miles of their railway from St. Gabriel to Ste. Emélie de l'Energie, and 5 miles from a point on the main line to St. Jean de Matha, making in all 20 miles, in lieu of the subsidy granted by chapter 4 of 1894 ;

To the Central Railway Company of New Brunswick, for 15 miles of their railway from Chipman Station to Newcastle Coal Fields, county of Queen’s, in lieu of the subsidy granted by chapter 4 of 1894 ;

To the Gulf Shore Railway Company, for 54 miles of their railway from the end of the section subsidized to Tracadie and thence to Big Tracadie, New Brunswick;

For a railway from Campbellton, on the Intercolonial Railway, towards Grand Falls, New Brunswick, a distance of 20 miles, commencing at Campbellton, in lieu of the subsidy granted by chapter 4 of 1894;

To the Pontiac Pacific Junction Railway Company, for 7} miles of their railway from Hull to Aylmer, in lieu of the subsidy granted by chapter 2 of 1890;

To the Schomberg and Aurora Railway Company, for 15 miles of their railway from a point on the Grand Trunk Railway between King and Newmarket to Schomberg, in the province of Ontario;

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To the Tilsonburg, Lake Erie and Pacific Railway Company, for 300 miles of their railway from the present terminus, through Tilsonburg to the Michigan Central Railway in the province of Ontario;

To the Ottawa, Arnprior and Parry Sound Railway Company, for 52 miles of their

railway, from the crossing of the Northern Pacific Junction Railway to 55 miles west of Barry's Bay, and also for 4 miles of their railway across Parry Island;

To the Pembroke Southern Railway Company, for 20 miles of their railway from Pembroke to Golden Lake, in the province of Ontario;

To the Ontario and Rainy River Railway Company, for 80 miles of their railway from the Port Arthur, Duluth and Western Railway to Rainy Lake, in the province of Ontario;

To the Strathroy and Western Counties Railway Company, for 7 miles of their railway, commencing at a point at or near Caradoc Station on the Canadian Pacific Railway and extending to the town of Strathroy ;

To the Phillipsburg Railway and Quarry Company, for 90 mile of their railway from the end of the subsidized section to the Government wharf at Phillipsburg;

To the United Counties Railway Company, for 1 mile of their railway from Johnson to St. Grégoire Station, in the province of Quebec ;

To the St. Lawrence and Adirondack Railway Company, for 13} miles of their railway from Beauharnois to Caughnawaga, in the province of Quebec;

To the East Richelieu Valley Railway Company, for 24 miles of their railway from Iberville to St. Thomas, boundary of Missisquoi County, in the province of Quebec ;

To the Portage du Fort and Bristol Branch Railway Company, for 15 miles of their railway to a point at or near Shawville, in the county of Pontiac;

For a railway from a point at or near Windsor Junction, on the Intercolonial Railway, to Upper Musquodoboit, for a distance of 40 miles ;

To the St. Stephens and Milltown Railway Company, for 1100 mile of their railway from Milltown to St. Stephen, in the province of New Brunswick;

For a railway from Sunny Brae to Country Harbour, and from a point at or near Country Harbour Cross Roads to Guysboro', in the province of Nova Scotia, a distance of 65 miles;

For a railway from Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia, to Port Hood and Broad Cove, 53 miles, in lieu of the subsidy granted by chapter 4 of 1894 ;

For a railway from a point on the Central Railway in the county of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, to the town of Liverpool, via the village of Caledonia, or to the village of Caledonia via Liverpool, or for any part thereof, the whole distance not exceeding 62 miles;

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For a railway from Indian Garden on the line of the Central Railway, to Shelburne, in the province of Nova Scotia, a distance of 35 miles ;

To the Coast Railway Company of Nova Scotia, for 61 miles of their railway from Yarmouth to Port Clyde, in the province of Nova Scotia ;

For a railway from Brookfield Station on the Interoolonial Railway to Eastville, 30 miles;

To the Great Northern Railway Company, for 35 miles of their railway from St. Jérome, in the province of Quebec, to Hawkesbury, in the province of Ontario ;

To the Drummond County Railway Company, for 42} miles of their railway from Moose Park to Chaudière River, provided that the amount of the said subsidy shall be refunded to the Government of Canada in the event of the company's railway from Ste. Rosalie to Chaudière River being purchased or leased for a term of years by the Government

Further subsi. 3. The Governor in Council may grant the subsidies heredies authoriz- inafter mentioned to the railway companies and towards the

construction of the railways also hereinafter mentioned, that is to say :

To the Great Northern Railway Company, for

67 miles of their railway between Montcalm
and its junction with the Lower Laurentian
Railway near St. Tite in the vicinity of the St.
Maurice River, the balance remaining unpaid
of the subsidies granted by chapter 2 of 1893,
and by chapter 4 of 1894, between these points,
a subsidy not exceeding $3,200 per mile, nor
exceeding in the whole......

..... $ 182,400 00
To the Pontiac Pacific Junction Railway Com-
pany,

for 85 miles of their railway from Aylmer to Pembroke, also for bridging the Ottawa River, the balance remaining unpaid of the subsidy granted by chapter 8 of 1884, and by chapter 4 of 1894, not exceeding ........

114,272 00 To the Ottawa and Gatineau Railway Company,

for 62 miles of their railway from Hull towards
Désert, in the province of Quebec, the balance
remaining unpaid of the subsidy granted by

chapter 2 of 1893, not exceeding in the whole 35,872 00 To the Grand Trunk Railway Company of

Canada, for a subsidy towards the rebuilding
and enlargement of the Victoria Bridge at
Montreal over the St. Lawrence River, 15
cent upon the amount expended thereon, not
exceeding......

300,000 00
To the Montfort Colonization Railway Company,
for 33 miles of their railway from Montfort

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Junction to Arundel, in the province of Quebec, a subsidy not exceeding $2,000 per mile, nor exceeding in the whole...........

$ 66,000 00 To the Irondale, Bancroft and Ottawa Railway

Company, the balance remaining unpaid of the subsidy for the last 5 miles of the company's railway; the eastern terminus to be either at the village of Bancroft or at some point near the Hastings Road, in the township of Herschell, in lieu of the subsidy granted by chapter 2 of 1893, not exceeding in the whole...

16,000 00 To the Great Northern Railway Company,

towards the construction of a railway bridge over the Ottawa River at Hawkesbury, 15 per cent upon the amount expended thereon, not exceeding

52,500 00 For a railway and traffic bridge over the Ottawa

River at Nepean Point, between the city of
Ottawa and the city of Hull, 15 per cent upon
the amount expended thereon, not exceeding.. 112,500 00

4. The subsidies hereinbefore mentioned as to be granted on what conto companies named for that purpose shall, if granted

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be Governor in Council, be granted to such companies respectively; granted. the other subsidies may be granted to such companies as are approved by the Governor in Council as having established to his satisfaction their ability to construct and complete the said railways respectively; all the lines for the construction of which subsidies are granted, unless they are already commenced, shall be commenced within two years from the first day of August next, and completed within a reasonable time, not to exceed four years from the said first day of August, to be fixed by Order in Council, and shall also be constructed according to descriptions and specifications and upon conditions to be approved by the Governor in Council, on the report of the Minister of Railways and Canals, and specified in an agreement to be made in each case by the company with the Government, which agreement the Government is hereby empowered to make; the location also of every such line of railway shall be subject to the approval of the Governor in Council.

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5. The granting of such subsidies respectively shall be As?to running subject to such conditions for securing such running powers or powers. traffic arrangements and other rights as will afford all reasonable facilities and equal mileage rates to all railways connecting with those so subsidized, as the Governor in Council determines.

6. The said subsidies respectively shall be payable out of How subsidies

shall be paid. the Consolidated Revenue Fund of Canada, by instalments, on the completion of each section of the railway of not less than

ten miles, proportionate to the value of the portion so completed in comparison with that of the whole work undertaken, to be established by the report of the said Minister, or upon the completion of the work subsidized-except as to subsidies with respect to which it is hereinbefore otherwise provided.

7. Any company receiving a subsidy as aforesaid, in excess of $3,200 per mile, shall be bound to carry Her Majesty's mails for a term of ten years free of charge over the portion of railway subsidized.

Carriage of mails.

OTTAWA: Printed by SAMUEL EDWARD DAWson, Law Printer to the Queen's

most Excellent Majesty.

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