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cents per pound; valued above ten cents and not above thirteen cents per pound, three and one-half cents per pound; valued above thirteen cents and not above sixteen cents per pound, four and twotenths cents per pound; valued above sixteen cents per pound, seven cents per pound. WIRE147. Wire rods Rivet, screw, fence, and other iron or steel wire

rods, and nail rods, whether round, oval, flat, square, or in any other shape, in coils or otherwise, not smaller than number six wire gauge, valued at three and half cents or less per pound, six-tenths of one cent per pound ; and iron or steel, flat, with longitudinal ribs for the manufacture of fencing, valued at three cents or less per pound, six-tenths of one cent per pound: Provided, That all iron or steel rods, whether rolled or drawn through dies, smaller than number

six wire gauge, shall be classed and dutiable as wire. 148. Wire: Wire made of iron or steel, not smaller than number

ten wire gauge, one and one-fourth cents per pound; smaller than number ten, and not smaller than number sixteen wire gauge, one and three-fourths cents per pound; smaller than number sixteen and not smaller than number twentysix wire gauge, two and one-fourth cents per pound; smaller than number twenty-six wire gauge, three cents per pound : Provided, That iron or steel wire covered with cotton, silk, or other material, and wires or strip steel, commonly known as crinoline wire, corset-wire, and hat-wire, shall pay a duty of five cents per pound: And provided further, That flat steel wire, or sheet steel in strips, whether drawn through dies or rolls, untempered or tempered, of whatsoever width, twenty-five one thousandths of an inch thick or thinner (ready for use or otherwise), shall pay a duty of fifty per centum ad valorem: And provided further, That no article made from iron or steel wire, or of which iron or steel wire is a component part of chief value, shall pay a less rate of duty than the iron or steel wire from which it is made either wholly or in part: And provided further, That iron or steel wire cloths, and iron or steel wire nettings made in meshes of any form, shall pay a duty equal in amount to that imposed on iron or steel wire used in the manufacture of iron or steel wire cloth, or iron or steel wire nettings, and

two cents per pound in addition thereto. There shall be paid on iron or steel wire coated with zinc or tin,

or any other metal (except fence-wire and iron or steel, flat, with longitudinal ribs, for the manufacture of fencing), onehalf of one cent per pound in addition to the rate imposed on the wire of which it is made ; on iron wire rope and wire strand, one cent per pound in addition to the rate imposed on the wire of which it is made ; on steel wire rope and wire strand, two cents per pound in addition to the rate imposed on the wire of which they or either of them are made: Provided further, That all iron or steel wire valued at more than four cents per pound shall pay a duty of not less than forty-five per centum ad valorem, except that card-wire for the manufacture of card clothing shall pay a duty of thirtyfive per centum ad valorem.

GENERAL PROVISIONS.

1:19. No allowance or reduction of duties for partial loss or damage in consequence of rust or of discoloration shall be made upon any description of iron or steel, or upon any article wholly or partly manufactured of iron or steel, or upon any manufacture of iron and steel.

150. All metal produced from iron or its ores, which is cast and malleable, of whatever description or form, without regard to the percentage of carbon contained therein, whether produced by cementation, or converted, cast, or made from iron or its ores, by the crucible, Bessemer, Clapp-Griffiths, pneumatic, Thomas-Gilchrist, basic, Siemens-Martin, or open-hearth process, or by the equivalent of either, or by a comhi. uion of two or more of the processes, or their equivalents wy any fusion or other process which produces from iron or ius urus a metal either granular or fibrous in structure, which is cast and malleable, excepting what is known as malleableiron castings, shall be classed and denominated as steel.

151. No article not specially provided for in this act, wholly or partly manufactured from tin plate, terne plate, or the sheet, plate, hoop, band, or scroll iron or steel herein provided for, or of which such tin plate, terne plate, sheet, plate, hoop, band, or scroll iron or steel shall be the material of chief value, shall pay a lower rate of duty than that imposed on the tin plate, terne plate, or sheet, plate, hoop, band, or scroll iron or steel from which it is made, or of which it shall be the component thereof of chief value.

152. On all iron or steel bars or rods of whatever shape or section, which are cold rolled, cold hammered, or polished in any way in addition to the ordinary process of hot rolling or hammering, there shall be paid one-fourth of one cent per pound in addition to the rates provided in this act; and on all strips, plates, or sheets of iron or steel of whatever shape, other than the polished, planished, or glanced sheet-iron or sheet-steel herein before provided for, which are cold rolled, cold hammered, blued, brightened, tempered, or polished by any process to such perfected surface finish, or polish better than the grade of cold rolled, smooth only, hereinbefore provided for, there shall be paid one and one-fourth cents per pound in addition to the rates provided in this act upon plates, strips, or sheets of iron or steel of common or black finish ; and on steel circulai saw plates there shall be paid one cent per pound in addition to the rate provided in this act for steel saw plates.

MANUFACTURES OF IRON AND STEEL.

153. Anchors, or parts thereof, of iron or steel, mill-irons and millcranks of wrought-iron, and wrought-iron for ships, and forgings of iron or steel, or of combined iron and steel, for vessels, steamengines, and locomotives, or parts thereof, weighing each twentyfive pounds or more, one and eight-tenths cents per pound.

154. Axles, or parts thereof, axle-bars, axle-blanks, or forgings for axles, whether of iron or steel, without reference to the stage or state of manufacture, two cents per pound : Provided, That when iron or steel axles are imported fitted in wheels, or parts of wheels, of iron or steel, they shall be cutiable at the same rate as the wheels in which they are fitted.

155. Anvils of iron or steel, or of iron and steel combined, by whatever process made, or in whatever stage of manufacture, two and one-half cents per pound.

156. Blacksmiths' hammers and sledges, track tools, wedges, and crowbars, whether of iron or steel, two and one-fourth cents per pound.

157. Boiler or other tubes, pipes, flues, or stays of wrought-irop or steel, two and one-half cents per pound.

158. Bolts, with or without threads or nuts, or bolt-blanks, and finished hinges or hinge-blanks, whether of iron or steel, two and one-fourth cents per pound.

159. Card-clothing, manufactured from tempered steel wire, fifty cents per square foot; all other, twenty-five cents per square foot.

160. Cast-iron pipe of every description, nine-tenths of one cent per pound.

161. Cast-iron vessels, plates, stove-plates, andirons, sad-irons, tailors’ irons, hatters' irons, and castings of iron, not specially provided for in this act, one and two-tenths cents per pound.

162. Castings of malleable iron not specially provided for in this act, one and three-fourths cents per pound.

163. Cast hollow-ware, coated, glazed, or tinned, three cents per

pound.

164. Chain or chains of all kinds, made of iron or steel, not less than three-fourths of one inch in diameter, one and six-tenths cents per pound : less than three-fourths of one inch and not less than three-eighths of one inch in diameter, one and eight-tenths cents per pound ; less than three-eighths of one inch in diameter, two and onehalf cents per pound, but no chain or chains of any description shall pay a lower rate of duty than forty-five per centum ad valorem. CUTLERY165. Pen-knives or pocket-knives of all kinds, or parts thereof,

and erasers, or parts thereof, wholly or partly manufactured, valued at not more than fifty cents per dozen, twelve cents per dozen; valued at more than fifty cents per dozen and not exceeding one dollar and fifty cents per dozen, fifty cents per dozen; valued at more than one dollar and fifty cents per dozen and not exceeding three dollars per dozen, one dollar per dozen; valued at more than three dollars per dozen, two dollars per dozen; and in addition thereto on all the above, fifty per centum ad valorem. Razors and razorblades, finished or unfinished, valued at less than four dollars per dozen, one dollar per dozen; valued at four dollars or more per dozen, one dollar and seventy-five cents per dozen; and in addition thereto on all the above razors and

razor-blades, thirty per centum ad valorem. 166. Swords, sword-blades, and side-arms, thirty-five per centum

ad valorem. 167. Table-knives, forks, steels, and all butchers', hunting, kitchen,

breacl, butter, vegetable, fruit, cheese, plumbers’, painters', palette, and artists' knives of all sizes, finished or unfinished, valued at not more than one dollar per dozen pieces, ten cents per dozen ; valued at more than one dollar and not more than two dollars, thirty-five cents per dozen ; valued at more than two dollars and not more than three dollars, forty cents per dozen ; valued at more than three dollars and not more than eight dollars, one dollar per dozen; valued at more than eight dollars, two dollars per dozen; and in addition upon all the above-named articles, thirty per centum ad valorem. All carving and cooks' knives and forks of all sizes, finished or unfinished, valued at not more than four dollars per dozen pieces, one dollar per dozen ; valued at more than four dollars and not more than eight dollars, two dollars per dozen pieces; valued at more than eight dollars and not more than twelve dollars, three dollars per dozen pieces ; valued at more than twelve dollars, five dollars per dozen pieces; and in addition upon all the above-named articles, thirty per

centum ad valorem. 168. Files, file-blanks, rasps, and floats, of all cuts and kinds, four inches in length and under, thirty-five cents per dozen; over four inches in length and under nine inches, seventy-five cents per dozen; nine inches in length and under fourteen inches, one dollar and thirty cents per dozen ; fourteen inches in length and over, two dollars per dozen. FIRE-ARMS169. Muskets and sporting rifles, twenty-five per centum ad va

lorem. 170. All double-barrelled, sporting, breech loading shot-guns valued

at not more than six dollars each, one dollar and fifty cents each; valued at more than six dollars and not more than twelve dollars each, four dollars each; valued at more than twelve dollars each, six dollars each ; and in addition thereto on all the above, thirty-five per centum ad valorem. Singlebarrel breech-loading shot-guns, one dollar each and thirtyfive per centum ad valorem. Revolving pistols valued at not more than one dollar and fifty cents each, forty cents each; valued at more than one dollar and fifty cents, one dollar each; and in addition thereto on all the above pistols,

thirty-five per centum ad valorem. 171. Iron or steel sheets, plates, wares, or articles, enameled or glazed with vitreous glasses, forty-five per centum ad valorem.

172. Iron or steel sheets, plates, wares, or articles, enameled or glazed as above with more than one color, or ornamented, fifty per centum ad valorem. NAILS, SPIKES, TACKS, AND NEEDLES.

173. Cut nails and cut spikes of iron or steel, one cent per pound. 174. Horseshoe nails, hob nails, and all other wrought iron or

steel nails not specially provided for in this act, four cents

per pound. 175. Wire nails made of wrought iron or steel, two inches long

and longer, not lighter than number twelve wire gauge, two cents per pound; from one inch to two inches in length, and lighter than number twelve and not lighter than number sixteen wire gauge, two and one-half cents per pound; shorter than one inch and lighter than number sixteen wire

gauge, four cents per pound. 176. Spikes, nuts, and washers, and horse, mule, or ox shoes, of

wrought iron or steel, one and eight-tenths cents per pound. 177. Cut tacks, brads, or sprigs, not exceeding sixteen ounces to

the thousand, two and one-fourth cents per thousand; exceeding sixteen ounces to the thousand, two and three

fourths cents per pound. 178. Needles for knitting or sewing machines, crochet-needles and

tape-needles and bodkins of metal, thirty-five per centuna ad valorem.

179. Needles, knitting, and all others not specially provided for in

this act, twenty-five per centum ad valorem. PLATES 180. Steel plates engraved, stereotype plates, electro-type plates,

and plates of other materials, engraved or lithographed, for

printing, twenty-five per centum ad valorem. 181. Railway fish-plates or splice-bars, made of iron or steel, one

cent per pound. 182. Rivets of iron or steel, two and one-half cents per pound.

183. SAWS: Cross-cut saws, eight cents per linear foot; mill, pit, and drag-saws, not over nine inches wide, ten cents per linear foot; over nine inches wide, fifteen cents per linear foot; circular saws, thirty per centum ad valorem; hand, back, and all other saws, not specially provided for in this act, forty per centum ad valorem.

184. Screws, commonly called wood-screws, more than two inches in length, five cents per pound; over one inch and not more than two inches in length, seven cents per pound; over one-half inch and not more than one inch in length, ten cents per pound; one-half inch and less in length, fourteen cents per pound.

185. Wheels, or parts thereof, made of iron or steel, and steel-tired wheels for railway purposes, whether wholly or partly finished, and iron or steel locomotive, car, or other railway tires or parts thereof, wholly or partly manufactured, two and one-half cents per pound; and ingots, cogged ingots, blooms, or blanks for the same, without regard to the degree of manufacture, one and three-fourths cents per pound: Provided, That when wheels or parts thereof, of iron or steel, are imported with iron or steel axles fitted in them, the wheels and axles together shall be dutiable at the same rate as is provided for the wheels when imported separately.

MISCELLANEOUS METALS AND MANUFACTURES OF.

186. Aluminium or aluminum, in crude form, alloys of any kind in which aluminum is the component material of chief value, fifteen cents per pound.

187. Antimony, as regulus or metal, three-fourths of one cent per pound.

188. Argentine, albata, or German silver, unmanufactured, twentyfive per centum ad valorem.

189. Brass, in bars or pigs, old brass, clippings from brass or Dutch-metal, and old sheathing, or yellow metal, fit only for remanufacture, one and one-half cents per pound.

190. Bronze powder, twelve cents per pound; bronze or Dutchmetal, or aluminum, in leaf, eight cents per package of one hundred leaves. COPPER191. Copper imported in the form of ores, one-half of one cent

per pound on each pound of fine copper contained therein. 192. Old copper, fit only for remanufacture, clippings from new

copper, and all composition metal of which copper is a component material of chief value, not specially provided for

in this act, one cent per pound. 193. Regulus of copper and black or coarse copper, and copper

cement, one cent per pound on each pound of fine copper contained therein.

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