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THE ACT OF 1898
AN ACT TO PROVIDE WAYS AND MEANS TO MEET WAR EXPENDITURES

AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

WASHINGTON
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

SUBMITTED BY MR. SIMMONS.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES,

October 8 (calendar day, October 10), 1914. Ordered, That there be printed as a Senate document, in parallel columns, a comparative print showing the law approved June 13, 1898 (Public—133), “An act to provide ways and means to meet war expenditures, and for other purposes”; the bill (H. R. 18891) "To increase the internal revenue, and for other purposes, as the same passed the House of Representatives at the present session of Congress, and the last-named bill as it was reported to the Senate by Mr. Simmons on October 8, 1914. Attest:

JAMES M. BAKER,

Secretary.

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WAR REVENUE BILL.

COMPARATIVE PRINT

SHOWING

H. R. 18891, A BILL TO INCREASE THE INTERNAL REVENUE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES, AS

PASSED BY THE HOUSE, AND REPORTED TO THE SENATE, TOGETHER WITH THE LAW OF 1898, AN ACT TO PROVIDE WAYS AND MEANS TO MEET WAR EXPENDITURES.

LAW OF 1898.

PASSED HOUSE.

REPORTED TO SENATE.

[PUBLIC—No. 133.] AN ACT To provide ways and means to AN ACT To increase the internal revenue, AN ACT To increase the internal revenue, meet war expenditures, and for other

and for other purposes.

and for other purposes. purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and Be it enacted by the Senate and Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the House of Representatives

House of Representatives of the House of Representatives of the United States of America in Con- United States of America in Con- United States of America in Congress assembled, That there shall be gress assembled, That there shall be gress assembled, "That there shall be levied, collected, and

levied, collected, and paid, in lieu of the tax of one paid in lieu of the tax of $1 paid in lieu of the tax of $1 dollar now imposed by law, a tax of now imposed by law, a tax of now imposed by law, a tax of

two dollars

$1.50

$1.75

on

on

on all beer, lager beer,
all beer, lager beer,

all beer, lager beer, ale, porter, and other similar fer- ale, porter, and other similar fer- ale, porter, and other similar fermented liquors, brewed or manu- mented liquor, brewed or manu- mented liquor, brewed or manufactured and sold, or stored in ware- factured and sold, or stored in ware- factured and sold, or stored in warehouse, or removed for consumption house, or removed for consumption house, or removed for consumption or sale, within the United States, by or sale, within the United States, by or sale, within the United States, by whatever name such liquors may whatever name such liquors may whatever name such liquors may be called, for every barrel contain- be called, for every barrel contain- be called, for every barrel containing not more than thirty-one gallons; ing not more than thirty-one gallons; ing not more than thirty-one gallons; and at a like rate for any other quan- and at a like rate for any other quan- and at a like rate for any

other

quantity or for the fractional parts of a tity or for the fractional parts of a tity or for the fractional parts of a barrel authorized and defined by barrel authorized and defined by barrel authorized and defined by law. And section thirty-three hun- law. And section thirty-three hun- law. - And section thirty-three hundred and thirty-nine of the Revised dred and thirty-nine of the Revised dred and thirty-nine of the Revised Statutes is hereby amended accord- Statutes is hereby amended accord- Statutes is hereby amended accordingly: ingly:

ingly: Provided, That a discount of

Provided, That a discount of seven and one-half

per
centum shall

seven and one-half per centum shat be allowed upon alf sales by collec

be allowed upon alt sales of collectors to brewers of the stamps pro

tors to brewers of the stamps provided for the payment of said tax:

vided for the payment of said tax:

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