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PACES 11 TO 14.
NOV. 28,1893.
I.\i:OK. HF. BATS.
Washington. Nov. 27.-Mr. Wilson, the chair?
man af tho committee, has prepared the follow
in-? statement, which was given out thl9 morn?
ing With the bill:
"The Democratic members of the Committee
on Ways and Means have felt as BOOS others
could feel the momentous responsibility resting
upon them and the surpassing BUsgBltade, dlf
ficultv and delicacy of the duty saBsgBed them
of framing a Ti.Hft bin for a Nsttoa of 70.000,000
people. The bill they were called on to re?
form is a vast and labyrinthlan system of class
taxation, the culmination of eighty years' control
of the taxing power by a few great interests.
pattering on to their train a host of petty toll
gathers. It was carefully framed to prevent, as
long as possible, what Its author called 'any
monkeying with the tarin*.' by which he meant
any successful effort of the people to undo or
to lessen the bounties which its beneficiaries
were permitted to write therein in their own
words and their own figures. It transferred to
the free list proper and fruitful revenue
articles, where most of the taxes paid by the
people were received by the Government, and
greatly increased the rates on those articles
where all or most of the taxes paid by the people
went into private coffers. And it was burthened
about by many defences, chief among which
are a swept and garnished Treasury and
swollen and colossal scale of permanent ex?
penditures. Such are the conditions that con?
fronted us at the threshold of our work.
orjr.iTi"Ns to Ki-TXiric duties.
"The committee have welcomed Information
and counsel from every trustworthy source, and
while they do not expect their bill to escape
Just criticism in all of its details, they do pre?
sent lt to thc country as the result of months
of patient, anxious toll, and of an honest de
Blre to discharge their duty, purged of all taint
of local and personal favoritism or prejudice.
Its main features are two. First, the adoption,
whenever lt seemed practicable, of ad valorem
Instead of specific duties; secondly, the freeing
from taxes of those great materials of industry
that He at the basis of production. Specific
rates of fluty are objectionable for these rea?
Bons: They frequently conceal a rate of taxa?
tion too enormous to be submitted to if ex?
pressed in ad valorem terms, as the duty of 8
cents on a hundred pounds on palt in bulk,
which amounts to over SO per cent on a common
necessary of life. They always bear heavily
on the common article used by the masses and
lightly on the expensive article consumed by
the rich, as a tax of $50 on all houses would be
little or nothing on the great mansion and very
high on the humble home. And contrary to
common belief, specific duties lead /to greater
frauds in administration, for counting and
weighing at the Custom House are done by the
cheapest and most easily corrupted labor, while
ad valorem rates are asaessed by the best paid
and most responsible appraisers. The ad va?
lorem system has worked well In practice, ls
essentially the fair system because lt ls a tax
upon the actual value of an article, and was
declared by Mr. Clay himself to be In theory
and according to every sound principle of Jus?
tice entitled to the preference, and vindicated
by long trial.
"The boldest innovation of the bill is Its large
free list of raw materials. Taxes upon produc?
tion are double wrongs. They gather and cumu?
late on the consumer of the finished product.
They hurt labor by narrowing the market for
what it produces. Coal and iron are the founda?
tions of modern industry. Material progress is
measured by the amount of their consumption.
No other country can supply them as
abundantly or cheaply ?s we can. No
possible competition can interefere with our
own producers, a few miles in the interior of the
country. Remoteness from the sources of supply
is in Itself enough disadvantage to any section
of the country, without further burdens in tariff
taxes. Untaxed ores, coal, lumber, wool and
other fibres must immensely stimulate produc?
tion in certain parts of our country'- The thin
edge of American manufactures has SBtsrsd
every country. With r"!eas* from taxes upon
their materials there ls no limit to the growth of
our foreign trade. This will more than compen?
sate to the horne producers of raw material, who.
tariff or no tariff, control all the interior of the
country, for any apprehended loss of markets
anywhere along the seaboard. Its Incalculable
advantage to labor ls apparent. In every great
line of manufa tures ira can produce in six
months to nine months enough for our home
market. We can get rid of our surplus only by
foreign trade. As long as we have BUSS on the
materials of industry we cannot build up that
trade. Hence the other alternative of trustB to
keep down production to the home market. The
'workingman caa see arBStaer his interest ls with
a system that represses production and robs him
of employment fir with a system that gives
natural and healthy play to production and
emancipates him from trusts and like combina?
tions of capital.
"Aa to tbe details of the bill, I will briefly re?
capitulate the salient changes of the several
schedules. In the chemical schedule we have
transferred to the free Hat quite a number of
articles used in manufactures, tbe most im?
portant of which is sulphuric acid, wif of the
coroeist. nes of all eh<-mlcal Industry. The duty
on Castor oil is reduced from S3 to 35 cents per
gallon, and the duty on linseed oil, whbh was
aecretly raised to 32 cents by the conference
committee on the McKinley bill, after each
hcrtise had openly voted for a lover duty, w*
put at 15 c -nts a gallon. Pig lead being reduced
from 2 to 1 cent a pound, lead paints tire corre
spoadingly reduced. The McKinley bill increased
the duty on opium prepared for smoking to $12
a pound. In the vain hope of lessening its im?
portation. The Custom House officers on the
Pndflc Oast declare that this increase of duty
has simply placed In the hands of smugglers
the bringing in af opium, to the demoraliza?
tion of the customs service and the loss of
over half a million revenue. The duty proposed
is believed to be collectable, and will put the
traffic under Government control and super?
"In the pottery schedule substantial redue
tloas are made. Plain white ware ls dropped
from the high schedu!-* into which lt mysteri?
ously crowded Itself. Decorated ware ls reduced
from 60 Ut 45 per cent, undecorated
from 65 to 40. In common window glass,
where close combinations have kept up
the prices to consumers, under shelter of duties
averaging 100 per cent, a reduction of more
than one-half has been made in all the larger
sites. There ts no doubt that these rates will
Permit a very healthy growth of the Industry
here, in plate glass reductions are made, the
largest sizes from 50 cents to 30 cents per
square foot; of silvered, from ?0 to 35 cents.
"Io the Iron and steel schedule we began
with free ore. The discovery of the Immense
deposits ot Bessemer ores in thc lake region, and
Of foundry ores in Alabama, bas rapidly swept
us to the leadership of the world In the pro?
duction of in.n and steel, and brought near at
hand our undisputed supremacy IB the great
field of manufat tores, The use of steam BBovela
reduces the coat of mining to a point Where
the wages pail 'natural labor' ar- irrelevant.
Pig iron wa reduce from J?> '- pot ton, which
is from ."0 to 90 per cent, to a uniform duty of
2.'".. p.-r cent, a rate somewhat higher in pro?
portion than tba real of the Belledale, becaaae
of cheap freight rat * oa foreign ii^c. it being a
favorite freight on western voyages Btsel rails
we reduce from 515 44 per ton. now 75 per
cent, to 25 per cent. Aa the pu >1 which has
kept up prices sn many years in this country
Beema now disorganized, the other producers
will soon need protection more against Mr.
Carnegie at Pittsburg, and Mr. stirling at Chi?
cago than against foreign producers
"The residue of the schedules vary from 25
to 'M per cent, WOOd screws b"ing put at the
latter figure. Deems and girders are U psr
cent, because ol' tin- waste in cutting beams
.'uni the variety of lengths ;m.I Bites, and jils.i
of the frequent necessity of changing the rolla
in making beam*" and girders, because of the
Irregular quantities aaa lengths aad size.* of
orders Tin plates .are reduced lu 4u per cent, a
little more than one-half of the McKinley rate.
This la a revenue duty, and at the same u;.,,.
enough to permit any existing mills to live
and noorlah, cheaper grades of pocket cutlery
are r!5 per cent; higher gra les 45. Table cutlery
is put at .'{5 per cent. These are very substantial
redactions from present nibs, which, being
BpecMc, reach in some grades of pocket cutlery
as ililli as N j,er cent, but aitta release of taxes
on raw materials, especially on pearl sad ivory
for handles, seem ample.
"Both copper ores and pig copper nre made
free, we being large exporters of the latter
and the duty serving only to enable the produ?
cers to sell higher to our people than to for?
eigners. Nickel ls free. Lead ore has a small
duty of 15 per cent; pig lead 1 cent a pound.
Silver lead ores are restored to the free list.
Unmanufactured lumber is free. Manufactured
is put nt 25 per cent, with the proviso that if
any export duties are charged on foreign lum?
ber it shall be admitted only at the rates now
"Sugar has been a difficult subject to deal with.
Raw sugar was transferred to the free list by
the McKinley bill because nearly all the taxes
paid on it went to the public Treasury. A
strong desire among some members Of the com?
mittee was to put an ad valorem duty of _'? or 25
per cent on it and to abollata the bounty at ones,
After much consideration it was decided to re?
duce by one-half the duty on relined sugar nnd
to repeal the bounty one-eighth each year, leav?
ing raw sugar untaxed as at present.
"In the tobacco schedule those rates were
sought which would bring most revenue. The
present taxes of $2 and J2 75 a pound OB wrap?
per leaf have blotted out many small estab?
lishments and actually impaired revenue. We
make the rates $1 and Jl 25 per pound on wrap?
per leaf and 35 cents and 50 cents per pound "ti
filler tobacco, unstemmed and stemmed |g gaeta.
Manufactures of tobacco BIS put at 40 cents.
Cigars are reduced from $4 50 p.-r pound and
ti per cent nd valorem to U per pound and SS
PST cent, which is believed to be the most pro?
ductive revenue rate, and is higher than the
law of ISSI.
"Live animals are pot at 20 per cent. Parley
Is reduced from .10 cents per bushel to Bf per
cent, which is about 12 cents. Ureadstuffs. of
which ITS are immense exporters, are mad" (tea
except when imported from COUBtrlea putting
duties on our like products. In which eas-- tba
duty is '20 per cent. Fresh vegetables, fruits,
eggs and like food products are untaxed for tba
benefit of our consumers, largely the working
people of the cities. Salt In built ls free; In pack?
ages the salt is free, but the covering dutiable at
rates prescribed for like articles.
cuampac.ni" snorr.u rr. cifEAPcn.
"The tariff on spirits is put at double the in?
ternal revenue rates on like spirits, and some
slight reduction is made on still win*-.*, malt
liquors, ginger ale and like beverages In the in?
terest of increased revenue. The duty on spark?
ling wines ls likewise slightly reduced for the
same reasons', that on champagne being put at
$7 per dozen quarts, as against %H In the He
Kinley bill, and $C in the law of Ittt.
"In cotton manufactures substantial reductions
are made, esp.- itally OB Cheap Cloths and prints,
and ^e existing system of taxing by count of
taraaJBB IB the square lneli is retained. Hemp
and tiax are made free; dressed lias of hemp and
Hhx 1 rent and l\% cents rc-sixctlvely. Burlaps
and cotton aad grata bagging are put at U |"-r
cent, but when imported for covering of articles
to be exported are duty free.
"Wool ls made fie*. This takes the stilts
fiom under woollen manufactures, and begets
the hojie that they may recover from the lan?
guishing condition in whi'h they lave been
for a quarter of a century, and that we may
get woollen goods at reSBOBabia rates Instead
Of at duties that OB the common grades fre?
quently reach 106 per cent, and in cases two
or three times that merciless figure. Cloths and
dress goods ar- put at tu per cent, clothing at
45 per cent; rates higher than the COBUBittsa
desired, but deemed temporarily necessary be*
cause our manufacturers have so long been ex?
cluded from two-thirds "f the wools of the wild
that they will have t<> learn th.- art of manu?
facturing with free wool. A sliding seale ls
therefore added by which the rates in th
Swollen sch"dule ure to come down live points
with the lapse of five years. Carpets, an in?
dustry in which Wa will soon ix- independent
of competition, are put at :;.'. per cent for Ax?
minster, moquette and Wilton, ami .lo per cut
for 111 IBB I1 IS while common grades go down to
SJ per cent. The lilli provides that tho duties
shall be removed from wool on March 1, and
reduced on Woollen goods on July 1.
"In th? silk schedule the reduction of rat's
ls snialb-r than in cotton or woollen fabrics.
Sole leather ls redueed from 10 to 5 per cent
Leuther gloves are classified according to ma?
terial and length, and ar" uniformly rated at
specific duties, which average not over IS per
cent on the comm in varieties and near 40 per
cent on the fine lamb and kid gloves, In the
schedul" of sundries many articles, like hat?
ters' plush, are put on the free list. The duty
on eat diamonds, pearls and other precious
stones ls increased. Works of art tire, 1 am de?
lighted to say, put back on the free list.
"The above ls a rapid summary of the chief
changes made by the proposed bill, and will
give a . atlnfactory idea. 1 believe, of its gea*
eral structure. It 's estimated that lt will re
due- revenue on the basis of the Importations
of m'i about $50,000,<?jo, with an in.nsely
larger decrease of tax binding to the American
people. Th" Administration law ls reported
with a few am telments, BUggSStSd by experi?
ence of Its operation. That law was CbteBy pre?
pared by Mr. Hewitt when he was in Congress,
and the changes proposed jn our bill nre to
make lt more effective, while nt the same time
softening some of the features added by the
Mcginley bill that WOUld treat tie- business of
Importing as outlawry, not entitled to thu pro?
tection of the Government."
duties r.r.Movr.D BROU WOOL, iuon ore, coal
and i.'\Muj".i:-nr.Di'cno>*s on cotton
(?eas-s-condensed nan op
Till". MEASI'ItE.
Washington, Nov. 27.?The following ia the
condensed text of the Tariff bill:
That on nnd after the first day of March, 1891,
unless otherwise specially pref Mas' for in this act,
there shrill be levied, collected and paid upon all
articles Imported from fon-lKn countries, nnd men
Honed in Hie schedules i.l Tc Ul contained, the rule*
of duty which arc, by the schedules and para?
graphs, respectively *Jir.-*cribisl, namely;
Acids?Acetic or pyrollgneous acid, 20 per cent.
Chromic acid, 10 per cent.
Citric acid, 20 per cent.
Tannie acid, or tamil). ? SSBta per pound.
Tnrtarlc ncld. 20 per cent ad valorem.
Alcoholic perfumery, $2 per pallon and 2.5 per cent.
Alumina, alum, alum cake, patent alum, sulphate
of alumina and aluminous cake, and alum In
crystals or ground. 20 per cent.
Blacking of all kinds. 20 per cent.
Refined borax, 20 per cent.
Chalk, prepared. 20 per cent.
Chloroform, 25 cents per pound.
All coal-tar colors or dyes, 20 per cent.
Collodion snd all compounds of pyroxylin*, to
eeats per pound; rolled or In sheets, but not made
up, W cents per pound; If finished, tl per pound.
Coloring matters for liquors, SO per cent
Ethers, sulphuric, ? cents per pound; spirits of
nitrous eth<>r, 20 cents per pound; fruit ethers, oils
or essences, tl per pound.
Extracts and decoctions of dye-woods and bark,
etc., M per cent.
Oelatlaa- glue, lslnclnss, etc., 25 per cent ad
valor, m.
C-lycerlne. cnnle, 1 cent per pOSSdi refined, 3
eeata per pound.
Ink and ink powders, printer's ink, 20 per cent
lodoform, $1 per |>ound.
Licorice, 5 cents per pound.
Mamu aria, carbonate, 2 cents per pound; calcined,
7 cents per pound.
Morphia, 5o cents per ounce.
AUsartae oil, or ol-ate of soda, or Turkey red
oil. ::'? per cent.
Castor oil, ,'i cents per gallon.
i'Uiver nil. 20 per cent, al valorem.
Flaxseed or linseed, and poppyseed oil, 15 cents
per Killen Of s.-veii and on.-h.ill pounds' weight.
Fusel oil or amvllc alcohol. 18 per cent.
i letups.-ed ell and rapeseed oil, 10 cents per gal?
i 'Iii'" nil. K rents per Kallon.
Peppermint oil, -'?> per cn?.
Real, berring, whait and other fish oil. 25 per cent.
opium, aqueous extract of, and tincture of, 25 per
(Mum containing le?* than I per cent of morphia,
and opium prepared tor -Broking. Bl per pound.
Baryta, psint* manufacture.1. *t per tun,
lillies, such as Berlin, Prusalsn, chinese, etc.. 6
cents per pound.
lUanc-Flxe, or satin white, -?"> I>er cent.
Black paint, mads from bone, ivory or vegetable,
H per i .-nt.
chrome yellow, all other chromlsum colors, Z> per
Ochre, sUnni and umber, one and one-fourth of
l cenl i"?;? pound.
Ultramarine blue, 18 per cent.
Varnishes, zs pei cent; and on spirit varnishes for
the alcohol Contained therein, HS per gallon addi?
Vernillllon red, and colors containing quicksilver,
2'l per cent.
Whiting and Paris white, 20 per cent.
Zinc. BU p'T c. tit.
All other paints and colors, 25 per cent ad va
l.i em.
Acetate Of lead, BJ per cent.
Nitrate of bad. IO per cent.
Orange mineral and red lead, 35 per cent.
While lead, ;'.'i per ceat
PhosphorouSi S per cent.
Bichromate and chromate of potash. 20 per cent.
Hydrtodate, iodide and lodata of potash. 25 cents
per isalnd.
.Mira.f potash, one-half of 1 cent per pound.
Prussiate of potash, _u per cent.
All medicine] preparations, including medicinal
proprietary pi-paratlons. of which alcohol li a com?
ponent part. HI cents per p-und.
All medicinal preparations not specially provided
for. 25 per cent ad valorem.
Preparations known us alkalies, alkaloids, dis?
tilled olia eeet ntlai oils, etc., and all chemical com?
pounds and tulls, not specially provided for, 25 per
Cosmetics, dentifrices, etc., 40 per cent.
Bantonlne, mid all sult-j thereof containing 80 per
cent or over of santonin-, fl per ixiund.
i'untile soap, ai per cent od valorem; all descrip?
tions of toilet soap. :i5 per cent ad valorem.
Bicarbmatu of soda, or suleratus, ono-hslf cent
pi r pound.
Caustic soda, one-half of 1 cent per pound.
Chromate of soda, tt per cent.
Sal soda, one-eighth of 1 cent per pound; sods
ash. one-fourth of 1 c.-nt per pound.
Silicate of soda, one-fourth of l cent per pound.
Sponges, Pi per cent.
Strvchia, :'?" l ? r cent.
Sulphur. Howers ot 20 per cent
Sumac, ground, IO per cent.
Tartar, cream of. ? per cent.
Tartars and hes crystals, partly refined, 25 per
Tartrate of soda and potassa, or Rochella sal's.
io per cent
Prick, not ghUWd, ll per rent; glazed or deco?
rated, 30 per cent Tiles, plain and encaustic, not
glazed, L.'. p'T cut al v.il mm; BJBUM or decorated,
*?' per cent.
Cement, lime and pl.is tor, Itomrin. Portland nnd
other hydraulic <.in.nr, ?> CBBta per BS pounds; In
bulk, 7 cents per 108 pounds; other eeaaeet io per
Lime, io per cnt. Plaster of Paris or gypsum,
ground, io per cut; calcined, ll par <.?nt
<"la\s ..r earths?Clays or earths, wrought or
manufactured, China clay or Kaolin, 12 par ten.
Kartheaware and china, common brown earthen?
ware, not ornamented, -m per cent
While granite common war", .sj per emt.
China, pori'lain, I'dr lull ai, 1 btSqUS ware, not
decorated, M per cant; ditto, decorated, ti per cent.
All other earthen, bombs and crockery ware, '?? per
(???nt ad valorem; dee sated, *" per cent.
Oas r't'Ttd. i1) per cent. Ulsss an.l alas*ware?
PUtn ftreen nnd color* 1 rlnssware. Si -wr emt;
cut enclaved, painted and colored "las*, not look*
In :-i.-lnss plates, ar. per cent; eut-glasi bottles, de?
canters m i*r cent ad valorem; unpoiishe l crown
and window ulasa. not exceeding ls bv U Inches
aquare, l e.-nt per pound, not excelling 21 by si
Inchea Bquare, i's n-nts per pjund; not exceeding
21 by 'i'i laches square, 1% tents p.-r pound, mil
above that. Itt cents pt r Mund cylinder and
cr..wu kIiihs. not exc-s-dlng Iii by 21 Ire-hes pur...
**4 c?nt* per sqaafs foot; nm exes* linn- 21 by *w.
Inches Bquare, 4 cont* per ?<iusre foot; not exree-i
Ing ji hy 80 inch.'. Bqnaie, ll cents i>- r squirt- foot;
above that -" centa pi r Bquare foot.
rioted, relied or rough plata glass, not exceeding
in by ;i Inches --qiiiire. 't ..f 1 cent per aauare foot;
n..t exceeding 1:1 by :??? inches Bquare, 1 eenl i-r
square foot; all abova that, l'-.- reata oer Bquare
foot; and-ill ituied. roll'-d or r...uch plats k'msm.
w.ik'hinK over 188 Boonda per NB square feet *huii
pa* an additional duty on the txeoaa .it the nm
rates herein Imposed cm polished plate kI-h-1.
tmsUvered, not exceeding il t>\ 21 inch.* Bquare, '.
cents per square f.x.t; n..t exceeding 21 by H '1
Bquare, S cents per Muare foot; aol exceeding 2i
by IO inches square, is cent* per aaaars foot; all
abova th.it, y> cents |ier BOIMUTB f<*s>t. Cast polished
plata glass, silver-.1 nnd looking-glass plates not
exceeding )-"> by 2< inches Bquare. I rents per square
foot; not exe.,unit 2i by Kl (nebea square, io cents
per aquare foot; nol exceeding -I by w inche,
Bquare, IB centa per aquare foot; all above that, ?
ci nu per squ ire foot
Hut no looking-glass plate* or plate-glass sil?
vered, when framed, -h.iii pay 1 Ieee raw of duty
than that Imposed upon similar gBUML of like de?
scription, nol frame.1. bm oii.iii j,.iy in Addition
thereto upon such frames tba rate of du'y sp
pllcable th.iet.. Mien Imported separate.
Cast polished plate-glass, silvered or assilvered,
ani cylinder crown or common window blass when
ground, obscured, frosted, Maded, enamelled I- \
riled, efhed. embossed, engraved, stained, colored,
or otherwise ornamented <>r decorated, shall he sub?
ject to a duty of ll p.-r cent In addition to the rates
otherwise chargeable thereon.
Spectacle-glasses, ryeglsflaea goggles opera-gins
BM an I other optical Instruments nnd frames for
tin* same, -g p.-r cant
QIBBB beads, Pl p.r cent.
Lenses of Klass or pebble, wholly or partly manu?
facture.!. :;.". p.r cent.
Fusil.,.ibu 1 and Kins* slides for moirle lan.
terns, 8 per cent ah stained or painted window
gun . and ali mlrrora not exceeding in som ni
square Inches. :;'. per cent.
Marble of all kinds In roijtfh, 40 rent* per cubic
Marble, dressed, " c. ntn par cubic foot.
Manufacture! of marble or alabester, not e*
p..:.illy provided for. :;.) per cent.
I',.,. tone granite and other building atone, ex?
cept marble, not especially provided, dressed, 20
per cut.
Grindstones, fl"*, per ton.
Slates, 2'i per cent '
RooflngHrtatee, hi tier cent.
Iron In plgi, iron Kent lodge, Rpsaa-eteBwa, fOrre
mangani ie, r. tro-sllicon, aiougbt and cast Bcrap
iron, and scrip steel, tty |.cr cent nd Valorem; but
nothing shan I." deemed scrap iron or scran stael
except waste or refuse Iron, or steel nt only to ba
manufactun d.
All lion lu slabs, Mooma, Icu),* or other forms
more advanced than pix iron, ani lesa Uni hod than
iron in bars. .'.. per cent ad valorem
liar Iron rolled or hammered round Iron. In roils
or rods, abd bars or shapes of rolled Iron. 20 per
1:.-ams, gh-dera, joist*, nnajoa, rhannaia. raoMr-***
chnnni ls, 1 1 columns and posts "r parts of sec?
tions of columns and poets deck and bulb 1-ams
and building forma, together erith all other Btruc
taral Uii)..* pf Iron or steel, whether plain or
punched, or titted for asa, :??:. p?r cern
Holler or Other putta Iron or st.. I except raw
Plates, hereinafter provided for. nm thinner than
No. lu win- gauge, sheared or unshcared and akelp
iron or Steel ssssSUSm OT rolleil In (-rooves. M per
Porstasa Of lr..n or n,i-\, (>r totwoi Iron or steel
combined, ot whatever shape, ?,,? in whatever utage
of manufacture, M per cent.
Hoop, band or scroll Iron or steel. :'i| per cent.
Hallway barn, made Of Iron or ;,te..|, .,?,' mllwiiv
bara mada ta part of steel, T rsBS, and punched
Iron or BteH or Hat rails. Z, per c nt
Sheet* of iron or st- |, common or black. Including
all Iron or Steel commercially known as common
,,r Mack rangers Iron or -Beet, and skeh. Iron or
Mi, 1. .-. ps r cent. '
All iron or Meei staeeta or plat.*, and nil hoop,
hand or scroll Iron or Bteei, excepting what are
commercially known as Ita-platea, terne-pUtes,
and tacsen tin, and hereinafter provided for,
when Kiilvatilzc.l or posted sith zinc <,r spelter, or
other niutalH. or any alloy of thus- m. tain ? per
sheet tren or abeet ateel, Pollabed, planished ai
glanced, by whatevsi nain., designated, ? per cenl
steel innot*, cogged ini-ot*, bCon*B and slab-.
by what.iver process mad-; ,l|,. M(>rks r hUiuk<.
billets and bars ead tapBWaJ or bevelled burs:
Rteamer. crank and other shafts; Bhaftlna"; wrist
or crunk plnH; oonm clinic rods an,j ?i-to,i rois
pesssesd. Bbsared or *ti,mt.e<i flhapea; saw ptatea'
wholly or partially manufaetUr,-d! hammer molds
or swaged Meei; (run barrel mold 1 not In bars;
alloys used as rabetitBtaS tor steel toola all dS
scrj|.ti.ms and shapes of dry sand, loam or In.n
molded steelcea-Unas; aad.ataal rn ail forms and
shapes n"t Bpeclally provided for B uer cent
or steel wire rods, and nail ri,!* si ,?.r ...nt
Wire-Iron or steel wire anrt Wire or strln Bteel
commonly know-ri as crinoline wire cor" t i,7r..
and hat wire, flat steel wire, or sheet Mee* In
strips, uncovered or covered w'th coUon. sUk or
other material; Iron or steel wire cloth* and Iron
bi ste.-) wire nettings made In mesh--* of any form,
iron or steel wire coated with r.lnc or tin or
T? " . ?****?? wire rope and wire strand. 30
lier cent.
iii"**10? or ?*rti thereof, of iron or t-teel. mill
r\5 , K,U "'rank-, of wrought Iron, and wrought
lr,m tor ships, and forgings of iron or steel, or of
'oinbin.'.l iron and steel, for vessels, --team en
..i.ie.s ani locomotives, Z'i per cent.
A\|.-s or parts thereof, Whether of iron or steel.
-> per cent
Anvil-, of iron or steel, 2' per cent.
Biackamltha' hammers and sledges, track tools,
wi Ut-cs ;,,,,| crowbars. 2*, per cent.
I'oii.r or other tubes, pip"*, tines or stays, of
wrought iron or steel, Si per cent.
'"?j'-. With or without threads or nuts, or holt
Planks, and finished hinges, or hinge blanks, 2a
P i cnt.
curd clothing, ll per amt
Cast-Iron pipe of .vry description, 23 per cent.
1 i;-t-iron vessels, plates und castings of Iron not
Specially provided for. 2". per cent.
Castines of malleable Iron not specially provided
tor, B per cent.
c.ist hollow ware, coated, glazed or tinned, 30
per cent.
< 'bains of all kinds. no per cent.
!'? a knives or pocket knives, razors and razor
blades, finished or u:\llnlshisl, valued at not more
than fin cents per dosen, H per cent; valued above
tn.it. |". per c<nt.
Swords, sword blades nnd side arms, ? per cent.
I.ibl.. kalves, Torks, steels and all hunting and
Other knives. ::.", per eent.
Files of ail cuts and kinds, ? per cent.
Muskets, muzzle-loading shot nuns and sporting
rules. jr, per cent
S;ortlnir, br.b-losdlng shot guns and pistols,
ll cr cent.
?"beets. |.)Ht"S. wan*, or articles of Iron, steel or
otlur metal, enamelled or glazed with vitreous
glasses SS per i est
Cul nallaiand -pikes, 2." per cent.
Hors shoe nails, hob Balla and all other wrought
Iron ?.r Heel nails. '.'.. per cent.
Wire nails. BJ pi r cent.
Spikes, nuts and washers, and horse, mule or
ox shoes, ::.", p.-r cnt.
Cut tacks, brads, or sprigs of all kinds, 25 per
N"ne,]|^ for knitting or sewing machines, crochet
needles and tape needles, and bodkins of metal, B
p'-r cent
Bteel plates engraved, stereotype plMes. and plates
of otb) r materials engraved or lithographed, for
printing, 2*. pt r cent.
Krills-, iv li-'h-platcs or spile* hars. 23 per cent.
Rivets of Iron or .steel. :!'? per'cent.
C-rees tut saws, andrei! other saws, 2r> per cent
Screws, commonly called wood screws, 3u lier
Wheelo and steel-tired wheels for railway pur
pos ?-., ?,!),) jr,,,, or steel locomotive, car or other
Hillway tires, or parts thereof, and ingots, cogged
ingots, blooms, or blanks for the same, i'l per cent.
Aluminium, In cru le form, 1*. per cent
Argentine or Qennan silver, unmanufactured, 1">
per cnt.
Un**, In bars or pigs, old brass, flt only for re
manufacture, io per cent.
Hr maa powder, metallics or flitters, In leaf, 30
pe:- cent
Copnor In rolled plates, 20 per eent.
Bullion* and metal thread of gold, sliver or other
BMtals, not specially provided for, 20 per cent
tJOld leaf, 2j per cent.
SUv-r leaf. ? par cent.
looa ore and lend dross, 13 per cent upon tho lead
contained therein, according to sample and assay
at the port of entry;
Provided, that all ores containing sliver and lead
In which the value of the silver contents shall be
peeler than the value of U-ad contents, nccordlng
to sample and assay at the port of entry, shall
be considered sliver ons.
Lead in pigs and bars, and old scrap lead flt only
to be remenufactured, l cent tier pound;
Provlosd, that In case any foreign country shall
Impos.. an export duty upon lend ore or lead dross
or silver ores ci malnlng lead, exported to the
T'nlted States from such country, then the duty
Upon leal In pigs nnd bars, molten and old refuse
Mid run Into blocks and bars, and old scrap lead
tit only to he ^manufactured, herein provided for,
When imported from inch country, shall remain
th? -nme as fixed hy the law in force prior to the
pass.i?.- of this act.
I.- i 1 In sh- -ts, *nd lead wire, 1 cent per pound.
Pena, metallic, except gold pens, 33 per cent
Pi nholder tips and gold '.ens. H per cent.
Plas, metallic, not commercially known as Jew
ri-., j. per cut.
Tsp. -m- tal and new type*, 13 per cent.
Chronometers, 18 per cont.
Watches and clock.. 23 per cent.
Zinc, In blocks or pigs, 20 per cent; sine, in sheets,
1". per cenl
Zinc, flt onlv to he rem-inuf.ictured, 13 per cent.
Manufactured articles or wares, not specially pro
vl led for rn this n.t. composed wholly or In part
of any metal, and whether pertly or wholly munu
factored, ? per cent ad valorem.
Osier or willow prepared for hasketmakera' use.
20 per cut, manufactures of osier or willow 23 per
C.i?M nnd barrels, empty, sugar box shooks nnd
parking boxes and packing box shooks, of wood,
?(ll p.T Cllt.
House or cabinet furniture, of wood, 23 per cent,
sci I nor us n-srriAn.
That the bounties authorized to ho paid to pro
taCSBB of sugar by lection 231 of the net entitled
"An act to Reduce Hev-mae. BBBMMae Paths*.
uni for Oth'T purposes." approved October 1,
USO, ihsll I.- reduced one.eighth part of their
i. peet I vc amounts, a* prescribed In said act.
Bach v.,ir. beginning with July 1. BBS, and extend?
ing ? , July 1. IISI, Inclusive, and shall thereafter
...... in t letei inine.
All augurs abova No. 16 Dutch standard In color
*h.ill pay a duty of live-twentieths of 1 cent per
pound sjgh
Sugar candy and all confectionery sugars, after
being rfMn'd. 20 per cent.
Oluceas or gtape sugar. 15 per cent.
d'F.S t'F.
On nil leaf tobacco, on such part thereof aa ls
commercially known as wrapper tobacco, and suit?
able for elgar wrappers. If unstemmed. |l per pound;
li ittmmM, $1 2". l?r pound.
All other leaf tobacoo. If unstemmed, SS cents
per pound. If Hemmed. :.o rents per pound.
Tobacco, manufactured or unmanufactured, of all
descriptions, not specially enumerated, lu cents per
Snuff of ult descriptions, 16 cents per pound.
CUrsrs cberoots and cigarettea of all kinds, nv
duding wrappers, tl per pound and 2."i per cent.
All liv* animals, not specially provided for, 20 per
cent Boekwtaeat, eora or maine, cornmeal, oats,
oatmeal, ry. rye Hour, wheat, and wheat flour, 20
ger r'nt bot each "f tba above products shall tie
admitted free "f duty from any country which Im?
poses no Import duty on the like product when ex?
ported (rom the I'nited States
Harley, barby inuit, uttd barley, pearled, patent
or hulled, 2o p'T cent
Macaroni, vermicelli, and all similar preparations,
ff i" r cent. , , , .
Rice cl.aned, i'. cents per pound; uncleaned rice,
or rice free of the oUteT hull and still having the
Inner cuticle on. 1 cent per pound; rice (lour and
lice tn-al and rle... broken, which will pass through
a iieve known commercially hs No. 12 wire salve,
one-fourth of l cent per i.nd: paddy, or rice
having lbs "Biter hull on, thrc-founiis of l cent
""uutier und substltutea therefor. 4 cents per
i |.. ..<.. ?'.", |>er cent.
Milli,' preserved or condensed, 20 per cent.
Heans 2" per cent.
Iii ms' oeaa mushrooms, and other vegetables.
nreoared or preoerved in tins. jars. botties***or other?
wise, including pickles ami maces of uti kinds, ao
p.-r cnt.
I lav, $2 per tori.
Honey, W cents per pnllon.
Hopi,' s cents per pound.
I inion-1 "i Cl ntl per bushel.
Psaae 'dried, 30 cents per bushel; spilt pease, SO
centa oer bushel of atxty pounds; pease In cartons,
naners or oth.r small packages, l cent per pound.
Potatoes i" centi per bushel of sixty pounds.
Castor beans or .-.eds. 2". evins per bushel of llfty
'"n.iXH. ed or linseed, poppyseed, and other oil
Beeda 5 eenie per bushel of itfty-alx pound-.; but
re. ,iniv. I...' U Mhall be allowed on oilcake made
from Imported seed. ,,
Vegetables, In th-lr natural state, not specially
nrovidid tor, lu per C%nt. , , ,
Anchovies, sardines and other Ash pucked In oil,
"Vi"-;'i "smoked, dried, salted, pickled, or other?
wise prepared, three-fourthi of l cent per pound.
I.rrlnijs, pickled, frosen or Baited, and tish frozen
or pack'd li. lea for preservation, gne-half of 1
' FlsftTn 'cans or paeka'-es. except anchovies and
sardines, and hsb packed In other manner, not
especially enumerated, SS,per cent.
li rapes, plums and primes, 2>) per cent.
OrunV'.'.'le'ttio'is and limes. In packupes. 10 cents
p.r cubic fool or fractional part thereof; In built
hM per 1.188; and In addition thereto a duty of
M |.-r ''.ni upon the boxes or barrels containing
such oranges, I'tnons or limes.
Ralstas and other dried grapes, 1?4 cents per
'"."I'.mlits. BWeetsmata and fruits preserved In
BUgar, syrup, molasses or spirits and JelUSS i?r ali
*FYu.ts?prooorVri In their own jules. 20 per cent.
Orange peel and kanoa peel, preserved or candled,
ABaonde, sot shelled. :i c.-nts per pound; clear al?
monds-, shelled, .'. cents per pound. ____,.,.
Filberts and walnut, of all kinds, not shelled.
2 cents per pound; shelled, 4 cents Pf" pound
peanuts- or ku.mid beena, unsbellBO, 1 cent per
p.und; shelled, li . cent! per pound.
Nuts of all kind-, .helbd or unshelled, not spe
cl illy provided for. 1 cent per pound.
Rx tract of men, io pot cost , , __ -
Poultry, Uv. I cents per pound; dressed, 3 cents
p.r lound.
Chicory root, burnt or roasted, 2 cents per pound.
ijhocohite, other than CBOCOlSta confectionery,
2 ? nts per pound. .
Cocoa, prepare I. | cents per P""n(1.;.,
Cocoa butter or cocoa butter!"". ???<? cents per
pound. ,
Dandsllon loot and acorns, prepared, and other
articles need as coffee or us substitutes r.ir coffee,
not specially provided for la this act, |ty cents
per pound.
Starch, I cent per pound. . _ _,
Dextrine, burnt starch, ru rn substitute, or British
gum. 1 cent per pound.
.Mustard, lo cents per pound.
Spices, ground or powdered, 3 cents per pound; '
cayenne pepper. 2'i cents per pound; unground
aage, 1 cent per pound.
Vinegar. 7li cents per gallon.
There shall be allowed on the Imported tinplate
uaed in the manufacture of cans, boxes, packages
and all articles of tinware exported, either empty
or Ulled with domestic products, a drawback OQBSl
to the duty paid on such tinplate, less 1 per cent
of such duty.
Urandy and other spirits manufactured or dis?
tilled from -pain or other materials, 51 80 per proof
gallon. Cordials, liquors and other spiritous bever?
ages or bitter., of all kinds, containing spirits, and
not specially provided for. $1 80 per proof gallon.
No lower rate or amount of duty shall be levied.
Collected and paid on brandy, spirits and other
spiritous beverages thal that fixed by law for the
description of rtrst proof; but it shall be increased
lu proportion for anv greater strength than the
strength of rtrst proof, and all Imitations of brandy
or spirits or wines Imported by any names whatever
shall be subject to the IBgheSt rate of duty pro?
vided for the genuine articles respectively Intended
to be represented, and In no case BM than fl p?r
May-rum or bay-wnter, whether distilled or com?
pounded, of first proof, nnd In proportion for any
greater strength than first proof. $1 per gallon.
champagne and all other sparkling wines, In bot?
tles containing each not more than one quart and
ire than ..ne pint, $7 per donen: containing not
ira than otu- pint each and more than one-half
pint. $:t .">u per dozen; containing one-half pint each
or |.ss, $17.'. per dozen; In bottles or other vessels
containing more than one quart each. In addition
to $7 per dozen bottles, on the Quantity In excess
of one quart at the rate of $2 2." per gallon.
Still wines. Including vermouth, in casks, CO
cents p'-r ashen; in bottles or Jugs per case of on"
dozen bottles or Jugs, containing each not moro
than one quart and more than one pint, or twenty
four bottles or Jugs containing each not more than
on? pint, $1 tt per case; and any excess beyond
these quantities found In such bottles or Jugs shall
be subject to a duty of I cents |i.r pint or frac?
tional part thereof, "but no separate or additional
duty shall be assessed on the bottles or Jugs; pro?
vided that uny wines, ginger cordial or vermouth
Imported containing more than 2*. per cent of al?
cohol shall be classed as spirits and pay duty ac?
Ale, porter and beer, in bottles or Jugs, "to cents
per gallon, but no separate or additional duty shall
be assessed on the bottles or Jugs; otherwise than
In bottles or Jugs. 1*. cents per gallon.
Malt extract. In casks, 15 cents per gallon; in
bottles or jugs, 20 cents per gallon, solid or con?
densed, IO per cent.
Cherry juice nnd prune Juice, or prune wine, and
other fruit Juice, containing IS per cnt or less of
alcohol. .Vi cents per gallon, If containing more
than 18 per cent of alcohol. $1 80 per proof gallon.
(linger ale or pager beer, 20 per cent.
All Imitations of natural mineral waters, and all
artificial mineral waters, 20 per cent ad valorem.
Cotton thread, yarn, warps, or warp yarn, whether
single or advanced beyond the condition of single
by grouping or twisting two or more single yarns
together, whether on beams or lfi bundles, skeins
or cops, or In any other form except spool thread
of cotton hereinafter provided for, valued at not
exceeding 15 cents per pound, 20 per cent; valued at
over 15 cents per pound and not exceeding 30 cents
per pound, 25 per cent; valued at over 30 cents per
pound nnd not exceeding 40 cents per pound, 30
per cent; valued at over 45 cents i>er pound, 2.1 per
Spool thread of cotton, containing on each spool
not exceeding PS) yards of thread. 4% cents per
dozen; exceeding 100 yards on each spool, for every
additional 108 vards of thread or fractional part
thereof in excess of PW yards, 41*- cents per dozen
Cotton cloth, not bleached, dved. colored, stained,
painted or printed, and not exceeding fifty threads
to the square inch, counting ttiC' warp and filling,
1 cent per square yard; if bleached, H' cents per
square yard; if dyed, colored, stained, painted or
printed. 2 cents per square yard.
Cotton cloth, not bleached, dyed, colored, stained,
painted or printed, exceeding :u, and not exceeding
Psi threads to the square inch, counting the warp
and tilling, I1, cents per square yard; if bleached,
I1, '-nts per square yard; if dyed, colored, stained,
painted or printed, 2\ cetus per square yard; pro?
vided, thut on all cotton cloth not exceeding loo
threads to th- square inch, counting the warp and
niling, nol bleached, dyed, colored, stained, p.-.int<*d
printed, valued ut over Wt cents per square
tl, W per cent; bleached, valued at over 9 cents
per square yard, 28 per cent, and dyed, colored,
stained, painted or printed, valued at over 12 Cents
per square yard, there shall be levied, Collected
und pulu a duty of M per cent.
Cotton Cloth?Not bleached, dyed, colored, stained,
painted or printed, exc.-e.llng iou und not exceeding
lU threads to the square inch, counting the warp
and filling, 14 cents per square yard; if bleach-d,
2'.. cents per square yard; If dyeu. colored, stalin d
painted or printed. tty cents per square yard; pro
vil.sl, that on all cotton cloth exceeding iou and not
exceeding IM threads to the square Inch, counting
the warp and filling, not bleached, dyed, colored,
st iln.jd. painted or printed, valued at over T-^ cents
p.-r squure yard. 25 per cent ad valorem; bleached,
valued at over 10 cents per square yard, 20 per cent
ad valorem, dyed, colored, stained, paluted or
printed, vsloed at over 12^ cents per square yard,
there shall be levied, collected and paid a duty of
3.'. p.-r cent.
Cotton cloth, not bleached, dyed, colored, stained,
painted or print..1, exceeding l'o and not excee Ung
20o threads to the square Inch, counting the warp
and tilling. I cents p-r square yard; If bleached,
2J? c.-uts p.r aquare yard; if di-.d. colored, stained,
painted or print.si. ii, .-.nts per squara yard: pro?
vided, thal "n all cotton doth exceeding 150 and not
?'?ding Ul threads to the Bquare inch, counting
the warp and tilling, not bleached, dyed, color.-,1.
stained, painted or printed, valued at over I cents
per aquare yard. Il per cent; bleached valued at
iver pi cuts per square yard. :<5 per cent; dyed, col
.r.-d. st;.in>'d. painted or printed, valued at over 12
???nts per squure yard, there shall be levied, collected
und paid, 11 duty of to per cent
Cotton cloth, not bleached, dyed, colored, stained,
palnt.-d or printed, exceeding 200 thread- to th-*
square Inch, counting tba warp and filling. 3 cents
per square yard; If blenched, 4 rents p-r square
yard; If dyed, colored, stained, painted or printed,
5 2-4 cents per square yard; provided that on all
such cotton cloths nol bleached, dyed, colored.
itulned. painted or printed, valued at over Pl cents
per square yard, M per cent; bleached, valued at
over 12 cents per square yard. :t5 per cent, and
dyed, colored, stabled, painted or printed, valued
at over 15 cents per squaSt yard, there shall be
levied, collect-d and paid fl duty of 40 per cent.
Clothing, r.-idy made, and articles of wearing ap?
parel ..f every description, handkerchiefs and neck*
t|.-s or neckwear, composed ot cotton or other
vegetable fibre, 4" per cent ad valorem.
Plushes, velvets, velveteens, corduroys and all
pile fabrics composed of cotton or other vegetable
fibre, not bleached, dyed, colored, stained, painted
or printed. :?> per ces! ad valorem; on all such
Booda, If bleached, dyed, colored, stained, painted
or printed, 81 per coat
Chenille curtains, table rovers nnd all goods
manufactured of cotton chenille. 40 per cent, stock?
ings, hose and half-host- composed of cotton or
other vegetable fibre, sndBflhlrta and drawers com?
posed of cotton, valued at not more than $1 50 per
dozen. :I0 per cent. Stockings, hose and half-hose,
knit by hand, including such as are commercially
known as seamless stockings, hose or half-hose,
all of the above composed of cotton or other vege
uable lil.r.-. 4<> per cm.
Cords, braids, boot, shoe nnd corset lacings, tape,
glmp?. galloons, webbing, goring, suspenders and
bruces, made of cotton or other vegetable fibre,
and whether composed in part of India rubber or
otherwise, and cotton damask, In the pteea or other?
wise. 35 p.-r cent.
All manufactures of cotton not specially provided
for in this act. including cloth having India rubber
as a component material, N per car ad valorem.
Flax, hackled, known as "dressed line," 1% cents
per pound.
Hemp, hackled, known as "dresued line," 1 cent
per pound.
Yarn, mnde of Jute, 20 per cent.
Cables, cordage and twine (except binding twine),
composed In whole or In part of hemp, lxtle, or
Tanijilco Ilbre, .Manila. Sisal grass, or sunn, 10 per
Hemp and Jute carpets and carpetings, 20 per
Burlaps, not exceeding <"0 inches In width, con?
taining not over 89 threads to the square Inch,
counting warp, ..nil-'tlllinn and bags for grain, made
of such burlaps, fl per cent.
Hagging for cotton, gunny cloth, and all similar
muteriul suitable for covering cutten, composed In
whole or in part of hemp, tlax, Jute or jute butts,
li lier Cent.
Flax gill netting, nets, webs and seines, 25 per
Oil cloth for Hoots, .stamped, painted or printed.
Including linoleum, eortlci-ne, cork carpets, figured
or plain and all other di cloth (except silk oil
cloth), and waterproof cloth, B) per cent.
Yarns or threads composed of flax or hemp, or of
a mixture of either of these -al,star vs, valued at
l't cents or less per pound, 25 lier cent; valued at
more than ll cents per pound. Bl per cent.
Collars nnd cuffs, and shirts, and all articles of
Brassing apparel, of every description, not specially
provided for. composed wholly or In part of linen,
35 per cent.
Lbcsb, edgings, embroideries, Insertlngs, nee^
rattlings, nulling:', trimmings, fuckings, lace win?
dow curtains, and oth.r similar Uunhoured articles,
and articles embroidered by hand or machinery
embroidered ot hemstitched handkerchiefs, and
articles made wholly or In part of lace, ruiningn
tncklngs, or mellings, all of the above-named arti?
cles, composed of tlax Jute, cotton, or other vegeta?
ble fibre, not specially provided for. V, per cent
All manufactures of fiax. hemp. Jute, or oth??r
v.-.;, table fibre, except cotton not specially provided
for, lu per cent.
Wool of the sheep, hair of the camel, jroat, al?
paca and other like animals In the form of (dub?
bing waste, roving waste, ring waste, mungo, shod,
dies. gHrnetted or rard.-l waste, carbonized nolls
or other waste product, any of which ls composed
wholly or In pur* of wool, the hair of th- aaaa-1
gout, alpaca, and other animals, which hu* 1 . '
improved or advancd beyond Ita oriental ci nd iion
ia wasts by tba us.- of machinery or th,- , ... 'm
ls waste by thS us.- ol machinery or the
ion of labor, ? '????'?
ol' 15 P"r cent
? .1 **.a*?ie ny *?-- ??? -? ..nv itu.erv or Ihr. ?... ii
??,. (,f ,abor, or both, shall be subject to?3fSJ
On wool of th- sheep, hair of tho ram?i ?,. .
alpaca, or other like anlmnls. hi __Ffc_sS?*_i
raving, roping, or tops, vetoed n "Ji L,?."'
;c, cuts per pound, tba dat* shall mTtJKl lha.n
valued at over BJ cents per pound, the dKtv 2?.i
be -V) per cent. *^ u' lne outy shall
on woollen and wor.ted yarn, -^ whoUy w ^
part of wool, worsted, the hair of the camel, goat,
alpaca or other animals, valued at not more than
40 cents per pound, SO per cent; valued at more
than 40 cents per pound, 35 per cent.
On woollen or worsted cloths, shawls, knit fabrics,
and all fabrics made on knitting machines or
frames, and all manufactures of every description
mada wholly or In part of wool, worsted, the bair
of the camel, goat, alpaca, or other animals, not
sreclally provided for, 40 per cent.
On blankets, hats of wool, and flannels for under?
wear and felts for paper-makers' use and printing
machines, composed wholly ot in part of wool, ths
hair of the camel, gout, alpaca, or other animals,
valued ut not more than 30 cents per pound, 25 per
ont; valued at more than 30 and not more than 48
cmts per pound, 30 per cent; valued at more than
40 cents per pound, J5 per cent.
on women's and children's dress goods, coat
linings, Italian cloth, bunting, and goods of similar
description or character, eompo&ed wholly or IB
part of wool, worsted, etc, not specially provided
tor In this act, 40 per cent.
On clothing, ready made, and articles of wear?
ing apparel of every description, felts not wove?,
and plushes and other pile fabrics; all the fore- '
going, composed wholly or in part of wool, worsted,
etc., 45 per cent.
On cloaks, dolmans. Jackets, talmas, ulatera or ?
other outside garments for ladles and children*
composed wholly or in part of wool, worsted, etc.,
rn ide up or manufactured wholly or In part, 43 per
Cent. i
On webbings, gorings, suspenders, braces, belt?
ings, bindings, braid.", galloons, fringes, gimps,
cords, cords and tassels, dress trimmings, lacee
and embroideries he.i.l-nets, buttons or barrel but- ?
tons, or buttons Of other forms for tassels or or- i
naments; any of the foregoing; which ara elaotle .
or non-elastic, made of wool, worsted, etc., 40 par I
Aubu--son, axminster, moquette and chenille car?
pets, figured or plain, carpets woV*?n whole for
rooms, and Oriental, ilerliu and similar ruga, at
per cent.
Se.xony, Wilton and tournay velvet carpets, fig?
ured or plain, 30 per cent.
I'russels carpets, figured or plain, 30 per cent
Velvet and tapestry velvet carpets, figured OT
plain, printed on the warp or otherwise, 26 par ,
Tapestry Brussels carpets, figured or plain,
printed on the warp or otherwise, 25 per cent.
Treble ingrain, three-ply and ali chain Venetian
carpets, 25 per cent.
Wool Dutch and two-ply Ingrain carpets, 20 par
Dfuggets and bocklngs, printed, colored or other?
wise, felt carpeting, figured or plain, 20 per eent. .
Carpets and carpeting of wool, flax or cotton, not I
specifically provided for, 20 per cent ad valorem, i
Mats, rugs, screens, covers, hassocks, bed sides,
art aquarBB and other portions of carpets or car- i
peting, made wholly or In part of wool, and not
specially provided for In this act, shall be sub?
jected to the rn te of duty herein Imposed on car?
pets or carpetings of like character or description.
On all rates of duty In the woollen schedule, ex?
cept on carpets, there shall be a reduction of 1 cent
on the hundred <m the lat day of July, 1890. and
thereafter of a like amount on the 1st day or July,
WT. IS1*. UM SBd USA respectively.
Thc woollen goods schedule does not take efrect
nr.til July 1. 1SH although tho remainder of the bill
takes effect March 1, 1S94.
Thrown silk, not more advanced than Bingles*
tram, orgnnzlne, sewlnrr silk, twist, floss, and silk
threads or yarns of every description, except spurn
silk, 25 per cent; spun silk in skeins or cops or on
beams, :*0 per c.-nt.
Velvets, plushes, or other pile fabrics, 45 per cent. .
Webbings, gorings, suspenders, braces, beninga,
bindings, braids, galloons, fringes, cords and tas?
sels, any of the foregoing which are elastic or non?
elastic, buttons and ornaments, made of silk, 48
per cent.
Lacs and articles mad'* wholly or in part of lace,
nnd embroideries, Including articles or fabrics em?
broidered bv hand or machinery, handkerchiefs, neck
rufiilr.gs and niching*, clothing ready-made, com?
posed of silk, and bead d silk goods, not specially
provided for, 5.) per cent.
All manufactures of alls*, or of which silk ls the
component material of chief material, not specially ,
provided for, 45 per cent, ad valorem.
Mechanically ground wood pulp snd chemical
wood pulp, unbleached or bleached, 10 per cent.
Sheathing paper, 10 pe- cent; printing paper un?
sized, suitable- only for books and newspapers, ll
per cent.
Printing paper, rlr.ed or glued, suitable only roe
books and newspapers. 15 per cent.
Papers known commercially as copying paper,
filtering paper, silver paper, and all tissue paper,
white or colored, made up in copying books, reama,
or in anv other form, and alLumenlzed or sensi?
tized paper, 25 pr cent.
Papers known commercially as surface coates
papers and manufactur -s thereof, cardboards, Uth
ograpble prints and photograph, autograph and
scrap albums, 25 per cent.
Paper envelopes, 20 per cent.
Paper Banginga and paper for screens or fire
boards, writing paper, dr.*wine parer and ell other
paper not specially provkied for. 28 per cent.
Wank books ot all kinds. 20 per cent; books In
eluding pamphlets and engi-tivlngs, lound or un?
bound photographs, et?hlii--s, maps, charts and all
printed nutter not specially provided for, 25 per
Playing cards, 10 cen** per peck and 50 per cent?
ad valorem. ... ...
Manufactures of piper, not specially provided for,
JO per cnt.
Hilr pencils, 20 per cent; brushes and feather
dusters, 25 per cent; brooms, 20 per cent.
Button forms: LasttagS mohair, cloth, lille, OT
other manufactures of cloth, woven or made In
patterns of such tatt, Shape, or form, or cut tn
such manner us to be lit for buttons exclusively,
lu per cnt. .
mittons, commercially known as agate buttons,
2*. per c.-nt; pearl und shell buttons, wholly or par?
tially manufactured. 40 per cent.
Ivory, vegetable ivory, bone or horn buttons, a
per cnt. ?
Shoe buttons, made of paper, board, papier macho,
pulp or other sin,liar material not specially pro?
vided for la this act. 25 per cent.
Manufactured corks, 2a per cent, g
Dice, draughts, chem asea, chcsp-Balln and bill?
iard, pool and bagatelle balls. 50 p.-r cent.
Dolls, and all other toys not composed of rubber,
china, porcelain, parUn. bisque, earea or stone
ware. 2."> per cent.
Emery grains and emery manufactured. 1 cent
per pound.
Fire-crackers of all sorts. 8 rents per pound.
Fulminates, fulminating powders and like articles,
tu p-r cent.
Gunpowder end nil explosive substances used for
mining, bleating, artillery or sporting purposes,
when valued at Vt eent* or less per pound, 5 centa
p.-r pound; valued above -<> centa per pound, a cento
per pound.
Matches, friction or lucifer, of all descriptions, SO
per cent.
Percussion caps, 30 per cent; blasting caps, 35 per
Feathers and downs of all kinds, when dressed,
colored or manufactured, including quilts of down
and other manufactures of down, and also including
dressed and finished birds suitable for millinery,
ornaments, and artificial and ornimental feathers
and flowers, or parts thereof, of whatever material
composed, :'5 per cent.
Pura, dressed on th* skin, but not made up Into
articles, and furs not on the rkln, prepared for
hatters' use. 20 per cent.
Fans of all kind.,, except common palm-leaf fana,
40 per cent.
duB-Wada of all descriptions, 25 per cent.
Hair, human, not manufactured, 2") per cent.
Haircloth, known us "crinoline cloth," 30 pet
Haircloth, known as "hnlr-sentlng." 25 per c?*nt.
Hats for men's, women's and children's wear,
composed of the fur of the rabbit, beaver or other
animals, So per cent.
Jewelry: All artic!.* not e.*.pect.*tllv provided for
In this act, and commercially known aa "jewelry,**
and cameos in frames, 25 per cent.
Pearls, 15 per cent.
Precious stones of all kinds, cat but not set. IS
per cnt; If set. 25 per cent. Imitations of precloua
stones composed of paste or glass not exceeding
one Inch In dimensions, not set, 10 per cent.
Sole-leather, 5 per c.-nt.
Bend or belting loather, and leather not especially
provided for, 10 per cent. **
Calf skins, tanned or dressed, dressed upper
eather, Including putent, enamelled, and Japanned
leather, dressed or undressed, and finished; enc.mole
or other skins. 20 ber cent; bookbinders' calf-skins
Kangaroo, sheep and goat skins, including lamb and
kui skins, dressed and finished. 2u per cent; sk'ns
for morocco, tanned but unfinished, lo per cent:
pianoforte leather and pianoforte action leather
bouts and shoes made of leather. &) per cent
Leaner cut Into shoe uppers or vamps, or other
^^,,t'S JZ Conv(,r'ilon -"--o manufactured
d!v"i',iu- nV",'.. W,h*-;"y.or ln mrt of leather, shall
R?y*_?_- n -heJ5rowm? ru,,a' the engtha stated
in each case being the extreme length wham
stretched to their full extent, namely! K '*
fur '*?_-?* c,l"!'1!,"n'8 "glac." finish. Schmasehen
in,*-!, *? .or,K".")' not ff*' toortocn Inches iS
?rth, $i per dozen m\T>>; over fourteen inehea
l.!'nj"*?,?* '"W?. ?' "J** Ort*, with M
teen in-h.-i ni-.... h\rL~n an<l not over seven
than ofSah?^nr?H,1ron'".kJt-' -*>?**? 0?" other leather
moved ,vutfn' Wlth ext*rlur sraln surface re
ti^u InrhP. lI^i'm^_IUint. known' not "V*" four
fourteen i,?ci" ,enKith' P* *>er ??*"n P**?: over
lena*th st et ? .ttna *** ovor ?"Vent.**n Inches In
- Wt h ti ?_ <.*0**''n Pu,r?: ovor seventeen Inches In
litrt Z 225. of. "J'*M-p orl?ln' *???> exterior Rraln
d^zc-n VVir? ' by whatever name known. $3 per
Dahl o^dLi'i??J?Kthe ,for<-S?*n*s" rates, there shalt ba
dSzcn pairsleather b"10?8* w*-el? lln**** * ??nt* ??
Glove tranka. arith or without tba usual

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