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GOLD AND SILVER. 196. Bullions and metal thread of gold, silver, or other metals,

not specially provided for in this act, thirty per centum ad valorem.

Old law; Twenty-five per centum. 197, Gold-leaf, two dollars per package of five hundred leaves,

Old law: One dollar and fifty cents per package. 198. Silver-leaf, seventy-five cents per package of five hundred leaves.

Old law: Seventy-five cents per package. LEAD.199. Lead ore and lead dross, one and one-half cents per pound :

Provided, That silver ore and all other ores containing lead shall pay a duty of one and one-half cents per pound on the lead contained therein, according to sample and assay at the port of entry.

Proviso in italics is new matter. 200. Lead in pigs and bars, molten ana old refuse lead run into

blocks and bars, and old scrap-lead fit only to be remanu

factured, two cents per pound. 201. Lead in sheets, pipes, shot, glaciers' lead, and lead wire, two and one-half cents per pound.

Words in italics new matter.

Old law: Three cents per pound. 202. Metallic mineral substances in a crude state and metals un

wrought, not specially provided for in this act, twenty per centum ad valorem; mica, thirty-five per centum ad valorem.

Words in italics new matter; old law; Mica and mica waste free. NICKEL, 203. Nickel, nickel oxide, alloy of any kind in which nickel is the component material of chief value, ten cents per pound.

Old law: Fifteen cents per pound. 204. Pens, metallic, except gold pens, twelve cents per gross.

Words in italics new matter. 205 Pen-holder tips, pen-holders or parts thereof, and gold pens, thirty per centum ad valorem.

Words in italics new matter. 206. Pins, metallic, solid-head or other, including hair-prins, safetypins, and hat, bonnet, shawl, and belt pins, thirty per centum ad valorem.

Words in italics new matter; pins are now classified at various

rates. 207, Quicksilver, ten cents per pound. The flasks, bottles, or other vessels in which quicksilver is imported shall be subject to the same rate of duty as they would be subject to if imported empty.

Old law: Ten per centum; part in italics new matter. 208. Type-metal, one and one-half cents per pound for the lead contained therein; new types, twenty-five per centum ad valorem.

Old law: Type metal, twenty per centum; part in italics new

matter. 209. Tin: On and after July first, eighteen hundred and ninetythree, there shall be imposed and paid upon cassiterite or black oxide of tin, and upon bar, block, and pig tin, a duty of four cents per

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pound: Provided, That unless it shall be made to appear to the satisfaction of the President of the United States (who shall make known the fact by proclamation) that the product of the mines of the United States shall have exceeded five thousand tons of cassiterite, and bar, block, and pig tin in any one year prior to July first, eighteen hundred and ninety-five, then all imported cassiterite, bar, block, and pig tin shall after July first, eighteen hundred and ninety-five, be admitted free of duty.

Old law: Free. WATCHES.210. Chronometers, box or ship’s, and parts thereof, ten per centum

ad valorem. 211. Watches, parts of watches, watch-cases, watch movements,

and watch-glasses, whether separately packed or otherwise, twenty-five per centum ad valorem.

Old law: Watch materials also twenty-five per centum; parts in

italics new matter. ZINC OR SPELTER. 212. Zinc in blocks or pigs, one and three-fourths cents per pound.

Old law: One and one-half cents per pound. 213. Zinc in sheets, two and one-half cents per pound.

Old law contains the words “spelter or tutenegue.” 214. Zinc, old and worn out, fit only to be remanufactured, one and one-fourth cents per pound.

Old law: One and one-half cents per pound. 215. Manufactures, articles, or wares, not specially enumerated or provided for in this act, composed wholly or in part of iron, steel, tead, copper, nickel, pewter, zinc, gold, silver, platinum, aluminum, or any other metal, and whether partly or wholly manufactured, forty-five per centum ad valorem.

Words in italics new matter.
Old law: Epaulets, galloons, laces, knots, stars, tassels, and wings
of gold,

silver or other metal, twenty-five per centum Umbrelia and parasol ribs, and stretcher-frames, tips, runners, handles, or other parts thereof, when made in whole or chief parts of iron, steel, or any other metal, forty per centum ad valorem ; Britannia ware, and plated and gilt articles and wares of all kinds, thirty-five per centum.

SCHEDULE D,--WOOD AND MANUFACTURES OF.

216. Timber, hewn and sawed, and timber used for spars and in building wharves, ten per centum ad valorem.

Old law: Twenty per centum. 217. Timber, squared or sided, not specially provided for in this act, one-half of one cent per cubic foot.

Old law: One cent per cubic foot. 218. Sawed boards, plank, deals, and other lumber of hemlock, white wood, sycamore, white pine and basswood, one dollar per thousand feet board measure; sawed lumber, not specially provided for in this act, two dollars per thousand feet board measure; but when lumber of any sort is planed or finished, in addition to the rates herein provided, there shall be levied and paid for each side so planed or finished fifty cents per thousand feet board measure; and if planed on one side and tongued and grooved, one dollar per thou

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sand feet board measure; and if planed on two sides, and tongued and grooved, one dollar and fifty cents per thousand feet board measure; and in estimating board measure under this schedule no deduction shall be made on board measure on account of planing, tongueing and grooving: Provided, That in case any foreign country shall impose an export duty upon pine, spruce, elm, or other logs, or upon stave bolts, shingle wood, or heading blocks exported to the United States from such country, then the duty upon the sawed lumber herein provided for, when imported from such country, shall remain the same as fixed by the law in force prior to the passage of this act.

Old law: White pine two dollars per thousand feet; words in italic

new matter. 219. Cedar: That on and after March first, eighteen hundred and ninety-one, paving posts, railroad ties, and telephone and telegraph poles of cedar, shall be dutiable at twenty per centum ad valorem.

Old law: Free. 220. Sawed boards, plank, deals, and all forms of sawed cedar, lignum-vitiae, lancewood, ebony, box, granadilla, mahogany, rosewood, satinwood, and all other cabinet-woods not further manufactured 'than sawed, fifteen per centum ad valorem; veneers of wood, and wood, unmanufactured, not specially provided for in this act, twenty per centum ad valorem.

Old law: Two dollars per thousand feet; veneers thirty-five per

centum; canes and sticks for walking, if unfinished, twenty

per centum. 221. Pine clapboards, one dollar per one thousand.

Old law: Two dollars per one thousand. 222. Spruce clapboards, one dollar and fifty cents per one thousand.

223. Hubs for wheels, posts, last-blocks, wagon-blocks, oar-blocks, gun-blocks, heading-blocks, and all liké blocks or sticks, roughhewn or sawed only, twenty per centum ad valorem.

224. Laths, fifteen cents per one thousand pieces.
225. Pickets and palings, ten per centum ad valorem.

Old law: Twenty per centum. 226. White pine shingles, twenty cents per one thousand; all other, thirty cents per one thousand.

Old law: Thirty-five cents per one thousand. 227. Staves of wood of all kinds, ten per centum ad valorem.

228. Casks and barrels (empty), sugar-box shooks, and packingboxes and packing-box shooks, of wood, not specially provided for in this act, thirty per centum ad valorem.

229. Chair cane, or reeds wrought or manufactured from rattans or reeds, and whether round, square, or in any other shape, ten per centum ad valorem.

Old law: Rattans and reeds, manufactured, but not made up into

completed articles, ten per centum ad valorem. 230. House or cabinet furniture, of wood, wholly or partly finished, manufactures of wood, or of which wood is the component material of chief value, not specially provided for in this act, thirtyfive per centum ad valorem.

Old law: House or cabinet furniture, in piece[s] or rough, and not

finished, thirty per centum ad valorem. Cabinet ware[s] and house furniture, finished, thirty-five per Manufactures of cedar-wood, granadilla, ebony, mahogany, rose

centum ad valorem.

wood, and satin wood, thirty-five per centum ad valorem. Manufactures of wood, or of which wood is the chief component

part, not specially enumerated or provided for in this act,

thirty-five per centum ad valorem. Canes and sticks for walking, finished, thirty-five per centum.

SCHEDULE E.-SUGAR.

231. That on and after July first, eighteen hundred and ninety-ona, and until July first, nineteen hundred and five, there shall be paid, from any moneys in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, under the provisions of section three thousand six hundred and eighty-nine of the Revised Statutes, to the producer of sugar testing not less than ninety degrees by the polariscope, from beets, sorghum, or sugar-cane grown within the United States, or from maple sap produced within the United States, a bounty of two cents per pound; and upon such sugar testing less than ninety degrees by the polariscope, and not less than eighty degrees, a bounty of one and three-fourth cents per pound, under such rules and regulations as the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, with the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury, shall prescribe.

232. The producer of said sugar to be entitled to said bounty shall have first filed prior to July first of each year with the Commissioner of Internal Revenue a notice of the place

of production, with a general description of the machinery and methods to be employed by him, with an estimate of the amount of sugar proposed to be produced in the current or next ensuing year, including the number of maple trees to be tapped, and an application for a license to so produce, to be accompanied by a bond in a penalty, and with sureties to be approved by the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, conditioned that he will faithfully observe all rules and regulations that shall be prescribed for such manufacture and production of sugar.

233. The Commissioner of Internal Revenue, upon receiving the application and bond herein before provided for, shall issue to the applicant a license to produce sugar from sorghum, beets, or sugar-cane grown within the United States, or from maple sap produced within the United States at the place and with the machinery and by the methods described in the application ; but said license shall not extend beyond one year from the date thereof.

234. No bounty shall be paid to any person engaged in refining sugars which have been imported into the United States, or produced in the United States upon which the bounty herein provided for has already been paid or applied for, nor to any person unless he shall have first been licensed as herein provided, and only upon sugar produced by such person from sorghum, beets, or sugar-cane grown within the United States, or from maple sap produced within the United States. The Commissioner of Internal Revenue, with the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury, shall from time to time make all needful rules and regulations for the manufacture of sugar from sorghum, beets, or sugar cane grown within the United States, or from maple sap produced within the United States, and shall, under the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury, exercise supervision and inspection of the manufacture thereof.

235. And for the payment of these bounties the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to draw warrants on the Treasurer of the United States for such sums as shall be necessary, which sums shall be certified to him by the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, by whom the bounties shall be disbursed, and no bounty shall be allowed or paid to any person licensed as aforesaid in any one year upon any quantity of sugar less than five hundred pounds.

236. That any person who shall knowingly refine or aid in the refining of sugarimported into the United States or upon which the bounty herein provided for has already been paid or applied for, at the place described in the license issued by the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, and any person not entitled to the bounty herein provided for, who shall apply for or receive the same, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall pay a fine not exceeding five thousand dollars, or be imprisoned for a period not exceeding five years, or both, in the discretion of the court.

NOTE.-All the foregoing of this schedule is new legislation. 237. All sugars above number sixteen Dutch standard in color shall pay a duty of five-tenths of one cent per pound: Provided, That all such sugars above number sixteen Dutch standard in color shall pay one-tenth of one cent per pound in addition to the rate herein provided for, when exported from, or the product of any country when and so long as such country pays, or shall hereafter pay, directly or indirectly, a bounty on the exportation of any sugar that may be included in this grade which is greater than is paid

on raw sugars of a lower saccharine strength; and the Secretary of the Treasury shall prescribe suitable rules and regulations to carry this provision into effect: And provided further, That all machinery purchased abroad and erected in a beet-sugar factory and used in the production of raw sugar in the United States from beets produced therein shall be admitted duty free until the first day of July, eighteen hundred and ninety-two: Provided, That any duty collected on any of the above-described machinery purchased abroad and imported into the United States for the uses above indicated since Jamary first, eighteen hundred and ninety, shall be refunded.

Old law: Sixteen to twenty Dutch standard, three cents per pound;

above twenty, three and fifty one hundredths cents per pound.

Beet sugar machinery dutiable at forty-five per centum. 238. Sugar candy and all confectionery, including chocolate confectionery, made wholly or in part of sugar, valued at twelve cents or less per pound, and on sugars after being refined, when tinctured, colored, or in any way adulterated, five cents per pound.

239. All other confectionery, including chocolate confectionery, not specially provided for in this act, fifty per centum ad valorem.

Old law for paragraphs 238 and 239: Sugar candy, not colored, five

cents per pound. All other confectionery, not specially enumerated or provided for

in this act, made wholly or in part of sugar, and on sugars after being refined, when tinctured, colored, or in any way adulterated, valued at thirty cents per pound or less, ten cents per

pound. Confectionery valued abovy thirty cents per pound, or when sold

by the box, package, or otherwise than by the pound, fifty per

centum ad valorem. 240. Glucose or grape sugar, three-fourths of one cent per pound.

Old law: Glucose, twenty per centum. 241. That the provisions of this act providing terms for the admission of imported sugars and molasses and for the payment of

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