1. Mr. Buell along with Mr. Shepley, K.C., has been retained in the public interest upon the application of the telephone and express companies to the Board of Railway Commissioners, for the approval of their schedule of tolls and rates.
2. He was paid in 1907, $2,514.66 ; he was paid in 1908, $1,064.53; total, $3,579.19. He was retained for the inquiry, and he is being paid at the rate of $30 per diem and expenses.
Subtopic: EMPLOYMENT OF W. S. BUELL.