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collectors shall not permit entry to be made, except under regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury, of any leaf tobacco imported in any bale, box, package, or in bulk, unless the invoices covering the same shall specify in detail the character of the leaf tobacco in such bale, box, package, or in bulk, wliether wrapper or filler tobacco, Quebrado or self-working bales, as the case may be: And provided fur. ther, That in the examination for classification of any invoice of imported leaf tobacco at least one bale if less than ten bales, and one bale in every ten bales and more, if deemed necessary by the appraising officer, shall be examined by the appraiser or person authorized by law to make such examination, and for the purpose of tixing the classification and amount of duty chargeable on such invoice of leaf tobacco the examination of ten hands out of each examined bale thereof shall be taken to be a legal examination.

186. Tobacco, manufactured or unmanufactured, of all descriptions, not specially enumerated or provided for in this Act, forty cents per pound.

187. Snuff and snuff flour, manufactured of tobacco, ground dry or damp, and pickled, scented, or otherwise, of all descriptions, fifty cents per pound.

188. Cigars, cigarettes, and cheroots of all kinds, four dollars per pound and twenty-five per centum ad valorem; and paper cigars and cigarettes, including wrappers, shall be subject to the same duties as are herein imposed upon cigars.

SCHEDULE G.–AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS AND PROVISIONS.

ANIMALS, LIVE: 189. All live animals, not specially provided for in this Act, twenty

per centum ad valorem.

BREADSTUFFS AND FARINACEOUS SUBSTANCES: 190. Buckwlieat, corn or maize, cornmeal, oats, rye, rye flour, wheat,

and wheat flour, twenty per centum ad valorem, and oatmeal,

fifteen per centum ad valorem. 191. Barley, and barley, pearled, patent, or hulled, thirty per centum

ad valorem; barley malt, forty per centum ad valorem. 192, Macaroni, vermicelli, and all similar preparations, twenty per

centum ad valorem. 193. Rice, cleaned, one and one-half cents per pound; uncleaned rice,

or rice free of the outer hull and still having the inner cuticle on, eight-tenths of one cent per pound; rice flour and rice meal, and rice, broken, which will pass through a sieve known commercially as number twelve wire sieve, one-fourth of one cent per pound; paddy, or rice having the outer hull on, three-fourths of one cent per pound.

DAIRY PRODUCTS:

194. Butter, and substitutes therefor, four cents per pound. 195. Cheese, four cents per pound. 196. Milk, preserved or condensed, two cents per pound, including

weight of packages; sugar of milk, five cents per pound.

FARM AND FIELD PRODUCTS:

197. Beans, twenty per centum ad valorem.

198. Beans, pease, mushrooms, and other vegetables, prepared or pre

served, in tins, jars, bottles, or otherwise, and pickles and sauces

of all kinds, thirty per centum ad valorem. 1981. Eggs, three cents per dozen. 199. Hay, two dollars per ton. 200. Honey, teu cents per gallon. 201. Hops, eight cents per pound. 202. Onions, twenty cents per bushel. 203. Pease, dried, twenty cents per bushel; split pease, fifty cents

per bushel of sixty pounds; pease in cartons, papers, or other

small packages, one cent per pound. 204. Potatoes, fifteen cents per bushel of sixty pounds.

SEEDS: 205. Castor beans or seeds, twenty-five cents per bushel of fifty

pounds. 206, Flaxseed or linseed, poppy seed, and other oil seeds, not specially

provided for in this Act, twenty cents per bushel of fifty-six

pounds. 2061. Garden seeds, agricultural seeds, and other seeds not specially

provided for in this Act, ten per centum ad valorem. 207. Vegetables in their natural state, not specially provided for in

this Act, ten per centum ad valorem. 207}. Straw, fifteen per centum ad valorem. 2074. Teazles, fifteen per centuin ad valorem.

FISH: 208. Anchovies and sardines, packed, in oil or otherwise, in tin boxes

measuring not more than five inches long, four inches wide, and three and one-half inches deep, ten cents per whole box; in balf boxes, measuring not more than five inches long, four inches wide, and one and five-eighths inches deep, tive cents each; in quarter boxes, measuring not more than four and three-fourths inches long, three and one-half inches wide, and one and one-fourth inches deep, two and one-half cents each; when imported in any other form, forty per centum ad valo

rem. 209. Fish, smoked, dried, salted, pickled, or otherwise prepared for

preservation, three-fourths of one cent per pound. 210. Herrings, pickled, frozen, or salted, and salt water fish frozen

or packed in ice, one-half of one cent per pound. 211. Fisli in cans or packages made of tin or other material, except

anchovies and sardines and fish packed in any other manner, not specially enumerated or provided for in this Act, twenty per centum ad valorem.

FRUITS AND NUTS:

Fruits213. Apples, green or ripe, dried, desiccated, evaporated, or prepared

in any manner, twenty per centum ad valorem. 2131. Dates and pineapples, twenty per centum ad valorem. 214. Grapes, twenty per centum ad valorem. 215. Olives, green or prepared, twenty per centum ad valorem. 216. Oranges, lemons, and limes, in packages, at the rate of eight

cents per cubic foot of capacity; in bulk, one dollar and fifty cents per one thousand; and in addition thereto a duty of thirty per centum ad valorem upon the boxes or barrels containing such oranges, lemons, or limes: Provided, That the thin-wood, so called, comprising the sides, tops and bottoms of orange and lemon boxes of the growth and manufacture of the United States, exported as orange and lemon box shooks, may be reimported in completed form, filled with oranges and lemons, by the payment of duty at one half the rate imposed on similar

boxes of entirely foreign growth and manufacture, 217. Plums, prunes, figs, raisins, and other dried grapes, including

Zante currants, one and one-half cents per pound. 218. Comfits, sweetmeats, and fruits preserved in sugar, sirup, or

molasses, not specially provided for in this Act, prepared or desiccated cocoanut or copra, and jellies of all kinds, thirty

per centum ad valorem. 219. Fruits preserved in their own juices, twenty per centum ad

valorem. 220. Orange peel and lemon peel, preserved or candied, thirty per

centum ad valorem. Nuts-221. Almonds, not shelled, three cents per pound; clear almonds,

shelled, five cents per pound. 222. Filberts and walnuts of all kinds, not shelled, two cents per

pound; shelled, four cents per pound. 223. Peanuts or ground beans, twenty per centum ad valorem. 224, Cocoanuts in the shell, and other nuts shelled or unshelled, not

specially provided for in this Act, twenty per centum ad valorem.

MEAT PRODUCTS:

2241. Fresh beef, mutton, and pork, twenty per centum ad valorem. 225. Extract of meat, fifteen per centum ad valorem. 2251. Lard, one cent per pound. 2253. Meats of all kinds, prepared or preserved, not specially provided

for in this Act, twenty per centum ad valorem. 226. Poultry, two cents per pound; dressed, three cents per pound.

MISCELLANEOUS PRODUCTS: 227. Chicory root, burnt or roasted, ground or granulated, or in · rolls, or otherwise prepared, and not specially provided for in

this Act, two cents per pound. 229. Cocoa, prepared or manufactured, not specially provided for in

this Act, two cents per pound; chocolate, sweetened, flavored, or other, valued at thirty-five cents per pound or less, two cents per pound; valued at exceeding thirty-five cents per pound and

chocolate confectionery, thirty-five per centum ad valorem, 230. Cocoa butter or cocoa butterine, three and one-half cents per

pound. 231. Dandelion root and acorns prepared, and other articles used as

coffee, or as substitutes for coffee, not specially provided for

in this Act, one and one-half cents per pound. 232. Starch, including all preparations, from whatever substance

produced, commonly used as starch, one and one-half cents

per pound. 233. Dextrine, burnt starch, gum substitute, or British gum, one and

one-half cents per pouud.

234. Mustard, ground, preserved, or prepared, in bottles or other

wise, twenty-five per centum ad valorem. 2341. Orchids, lily of the valley, azaleas, palms, and other plants used

for forcing under glass for cut flowers or decorative purposes,

ten per centum ad valorem. 235. Spices, ground or powdered, not specially provided for in this

Act, three cents per pound; capsicum or red pepper, two and

one-half cents per pound, unground; sage, one cent per pound. 236. Vinegar, seven and one-half cents per gallon. The standard

for vinegar shall be taken to be that strength which requires thirty-five grains of bicarbonate of potash to neutralize one ounce troy of vinegar. ,

SCHEDULE H.--SPIRITS, WINES, AND OTHER BEVERAGES.

SPIRITS: 237. Brandy and other spirits manufactured or distilled from grain

or other materials, and not specially provided for in this Act,

one dollar and eighty cents per proof gallon. 238. Each and every gauge or wine gallon of measurement shall be

counted as at least one proof gallon; and the standard for determining the proof of brandy and other spirits or liquors of any kind imported shall be the same as that which is defined in the laws relating to internal revenue; but any brandy or other spirituous liquors, imported in casks of less capacity than fourteen gallons, shall be forfeited to the United States: Provided, That it shall be lawful for the Secretary of the Treasury, in his discretion, to authorize the ascertainment of the proof of wines, cordials, or other liquors by distillation or otherwise, in cases where it is impracticable to ascertain such proof by the

means prescribed by 'existing law or regulations. 239. On all compounds or preparations (except as specified in the

preceding paragraph of the chemical schedule relating to medicinal preparations, of which alcohol is a component part), of which distilled spirits are a component part of chief value, not specially provided for in this Act, there shall be levied a

duty not less than that imposed upon distilled spirits. a 240. Cordials, liquors, arrack, absinthe, kirschwasser, ratafia, and

other spirituous beverages or bitters of all kinds containing spirits, and not specially provided for in this Act, one dollar and

eighty cents per proof gallon. 241. No lower rate or amount of duty shall be levied, collected, and

paid on brandy, spirits, and other spirituous beverages than that fixed by law for the description of first proof; but it shall be increased in proportion for any greater strength than the strength of first proof, and all imitations of brandy or spirits or wines imported by any names whatever shall be subject to the highest rate of duty provided for the genuine articles respectively intended to be represented, and in no case less

than one dollar per gallon. 242. Bay rum or bay water, whether distilled or compounded, of first

proof, and in proportion for any greater strength than first proof, one dollar per gallon.

WINES: 243, Champagne and all other sparkling wines, in bottles containing

each not more than one quart and more than one pint, eight dollars per dozen; containing not more than one pint each and more than one-half pint, four dollars per dozen; containing one-half pint each or less, two dollars per dozen; in bottles or other vessels containing more than one quart each, in addition to eight dollars per dozen bottles, on the quantity in excess of

one quart, at the rate of two dollars and fifty cents per gallon. 244. Still wines, including ginger wine or ginger cordial and vermuth,

in casks or packages other than bottles or jugs, if containing fourteen per centum or less of absolute alcohol, thirty cents per gallon; if containing more than fourteen per centum of absolute alcohol, fifty cents per gallon. In bottles or jugs, per case of one dozen bottles or jugs, containing each not more than one quart and more than one pint, or twenty-four bottles or jugs containing each not more than one pint, one dollar and sixty cents per case; and any excess beyond these quantities found in such bottles or jugs shall be subject to a duty of five cents per pint or fractional part thereof, but no separate or additional duty shall be assessed on the bottles or jugs: Provided, That any wines, ginger cordial, or vermuth imported containing more than twenty-four per centum of alcohol shall be classed as spirits and pay duty accordingly: And provided further, That there shall be no constructive or other allowance for breakage, leakage, or damage on wines, liquors, cordials, or distilled spirits. Wines, cordials, brandy, and other spirituous liquors imported in bottles or jugs shall be packed in packages containing not less than one dozen bottles or jugs in each package, or duty shall be paid as if such package contained at least one dozen bottles or jugs. The percentage of alcohol in wines and fruit juices shall be determined in such manner as the Secretary of

the Treasury shall by regulation prescribe. 245. Ale, porter, and beer, in bottles or jugs, thirty cents per gallon, but no separate or additional duty shall be assessed on the bottles or jugs; otherwise than in bottles or jugs, fifteen cents per gallon.

246. Malt extract, including all preparations bearing the name and commercially known as such, fluid in casks, fifteen cents per gallon; in bottles or jugs, thirty cents per gallon; solid or condensed, thirty per centum ad valorem.

247. Cherry juice and prune juice or prune wine, and other fruit juice not specially provided for in this Act, containing eighteen per centum or less of alcohol, fifty cents per gallon; if containing more than eighteen per centum of alcohol, one dollar and eighty cents per proof gallon.

248. Ginger ale or ginger beer, twenty per centum ad valorem, but no separate or additional duty shall be assessed on the bottles.

249. All imitations of natural mineral waters, and all artificial min. eral waters, twenty per centum ad valorem.

SCHEDULE I.—COTTON MANUFACTURES.

250. Cotton thread and carded yarn, warps or warp yarn, in singles, whether on beams or in bundles, skeins or cops, or in any other form, except spool thread of cotton hereinafter provided for, not colored,

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