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TOTAL VALUE OF IMPORTS AND EXPORTS.-CONTINUED.

1870.

1871.

1872.

1873.

1874.

1875.

1876.

1877.

1878.

1879.

1880.

1881.

1882. 1883. 1884..

1885..

1886..

1887.

1888.

1889.

1890..

1891.

1892. 1893..

1894.

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1897.

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1900.

1901.

1902.

1903.

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1906. 1907.

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77,587 $450,927,434 $11,450,153
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NOTE-Merchandise and specie are combined in the columns at right of table for the purpose of

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UNITED STATES CUSTOMS DUTIES.

Following is a list of the existing tariff rates on articles in common use or of extensive importation, with especial reference to such as are made or dealt in by the leading American trusts.

Agricultural implements, 20%. Alcohol, amyl or fusel oil, c lb. Animals, n. S. p., 20%; for breeding, free; cattle, less than 1 year old, $2 per head; value under $14, $3.75 head; value over $14, 271⁄2%; hogs, $1.50 head; horses and mules, value under $150, $30 head; value over $150, 25%; sheep, 1 year or older, $1.50; under 1 year, 75c head.

Apples, green, 25c bu.; dried, 2c lb.

Art, works of, such as paint-
ings and statuary, 20%; by
American artists, free.

Bacon and hams, 5c lb.
Barley, 30c bu. of 48 lbs.;
malt, 45c bu. of 34 lbs.
Barrels, casks, empty, 30%.
Baskets, 35% to 60%.

Beaded fabrics, not wool, 60%;
wool, 50c lb. and 60%.
strung, 35%; in
jewelry, 60%.

Beads, not

Beans, edible, 45c bu. of 60 lbs.
Beef, fresh, 2c lb.

Bindings, 45% to 60%.

Birds, free; dressed for orna-
ments, 50%.

Biscuit and crackers, 20%.
Blankets, 22c lb. and 30%; value

40c to 50c, 33c lb. and 35%; value over 50c, 33c lb. and 40% over 3 yards long. 33c to 44c lb. and 50% to 55%. Bone, manufactures of, n. s. p., 30%.

Books, pamphlets, 25%; printed
20 years, free.

Boots and shoes (leather), 25%.
Bottles, glass, ornamented, 60%;
plain, empty, 1c to 12c, but
not less than 40%.
Braids,

cotton, linen, rubber, silk, 60%; grass, straw. 30%. Bronze, manufactures, 45%. Brushes, 40%.

Buggies, carriages, 45%.

Butter and substitutes for, 6c lb.

Buttons, sleeve and collar, gilt, 50%.

Cameras, 45%.

Canvas, sail, cotton, 35%.
Carbons, for electric lights, 90c
per 100; pots, 20%.
Carpets, 2-ply ingrain, 18c
square yard and 40%; Brus-
sels, 44c square yard and 40%;
Axminster, 60c square yard
and 40% Wilton, ditto; rugs,
5c to 10c square yard and 35%
to 40%.

Cement, Portland, hydraulic, 8c
per 100
lbs.; india rubber,
etc.. 20%.
Charcoal, 20%.
Cheese, 6c lb.

Chemical compounds, n. s. p.,
25%.

China, plain, 55%; decorated,

60%.

Chocolate and cocoa, value not over 15c lb.. 22c lb.; value 15c to 24c, 21⁄2c lb. and 10%; value 24c to 35c, 5c lb. and 10%; value over 35c, 50%. Cigars, cigarettes, $4.50 lb. and 25%.

Clocks, n. s. p., 40%.

The abbreviation n. s. p. signifies "not specially provided for." The amounts given in dollars and cents are specific and the percentages are ad valorem duties:

Clothing, cotton, 50%; fur, 35%;
rubber, 50%; silk, 60%; wool,
44c lb. and 60%.
Coal, free; coke, 20%.
Coffee, free.

Combs, 35% to 60%.
Copper, manufactures of, 45%;
ingots, ores, free.

Cork, bark, Sc lb.; manufactures,
25%.

Coin, 15c bu. of 56 lbs.
Cornstarch (food), 20%.
Cotton, raw, free; cloth, from le
to 8c square yard and 45%;
duck, 35%; articles made of,
without silk, 45%; with silk,
50%.

Cotton-seed meal, 20%; oil, 4c
gal.

Cotton thread on spools, 6c doz.
Diamonds, cut but not set, 10%;
rough, free; set, 60%.
Drugs, crude, free; refined
ground, 4c lb. and 10%.
Dyewoods, crude, free; extracts,
c lb.

or

Earthenware, plain, 25%; deco-
rated, 55% to 60%.
Eggs, n. s. p., 5c doz.
Embroideries, 60%.
Engravings, 25%.

Envelopes, plain, 20%; other,
35%.

Fans, palmleaf, free; all other,
50%.

Feathers, for beds, 15%; plain,
15%; colored, etc., 50%.
Felt, roofing, 10%.

Felts. not woven, n. s. p., 44c
Ib. and 60%.
Fertilizers, free.

Fish, American fisheries, free,
anchovies, sardines and the
like, 12c to 10c per pkg., ac-
cording to size; smoked, dried,
34c lb.; halibut, 1c lb.; her-"
rings, pickled, 1c lb.; fresh,

1/c lb.; lobsters, free; mack-
€rel, salmon, 1c lb.

Flax, manufactures of, n. s. p.,
45%.

Flaxseed, 25c bu of 56 lbs.
Flour, wheat, 25%.
Flowers, artificial, 50%.
Fruits, green, n. s. p., free;
dried, 2c lb.; cherries, 25c
bu.; cranberries, 25%; dates,
1/2c lb.; figs, 2c lb.; jellies,
35% preserved, n. S. p., 1e
lb. and 35%: prunes, 2c lb.;
raisins, 21⁄2c lb.

Furniture (wood), 35%.
Fur, manufactures, n. S. p.,
35%; skins, undressed, free.
Glass, n. s. p., 45%; polished
plate, from Sc to 35c per
square foot, according to size;
polished and silvered, from 11e

to

38c square foot; common
window glass, 1%c to 4%c per
square foot.

Glass, articles of, ornamented,
60%; manufactures, n. s. p.,
45%.

Gloves, cotton, 50%; fur, 35%;
linen, 50%; leather, from $1.75
to $4.75 per doz. pairs, ac-
cording to length.

Glucose or grape sugar, 12c lb.
Glue, less value than 10c lb.,
22c; over 10c, 25%.

Gold, manufactures, 45%; jew-
elry, 60%.

Grass fibers, n. s. p., 45%.
Gutta-percha, manufactures of,
n. s. p., 35%.

Hair, human, unmanufactured,
20%; manufactures of, 35%.
Hats, caps, bonnets and hoods,
from 35% to 60%, according to
material.

Hay, $1 per ton.

Hemp, hackled, $40 per ton; not
hackled, $20, manufactures, n.
S. p., 45%.

Hides, raw, 15%.
Honey, 20c gal.
Hops, 12c lb.

Horn, manufactures, n.
30%.

s. p.,

India rubber, manufactures of,
n. s. p., 30%; vulcanized,-35%.
Ink, 25%.

Iron and steel, common sheets,
various specific rates, accord-
ing to value per lb., average
45.43% ad val.; manufactures
of. n. S. p., 45%; beams,
hoop,
girders, etc., 2c lb.;
band or scroll, n. s. p., 5-10c
to 8-10c lb.; round iron or
steel wire, average 40.22% ad
val.; wire nails not less than
1 inch long, etc., c lb.; iron
or steel tubes, etc., 2c lb. or
35%; cast-iron pipe, 4-10c lb.;
rails, 7-20c lb.
Ivory,

unmanufactured, free; manufactured, 35%.

Jet, manufactures of, n. s. p., 50%

Jewelry, 60%.

Jute, manufactures of, n. s. p.. 45%.

Knit wearing apparel, 60%.
Knives, pocket, 40% to 20c each
and 40%, according to value;
other knives, 45%.

Lace, articles of, n. s. p., 60%.
Lamps, 45% to 60%.
Lard, 2c lb.

Laths, 250 per 1,000.

Lead, manufactures of, n. s. p., 45%; in any form, n. s. p., 2e lb.

Leather, n. s. p., 20%; manu

turės, n. s. p., 35%. Linen, manufactures, clothing, 60%.

n.

45%;

Linseed, 25c bu. of 56 lbs.;
meal, 20%; oil cake, free; oil,
20c gal. of 71⁄2 lbs.
Liquors, ale, porter and beer,
in bottles, 40c gal.; brandy,
S. p., $2.25 prf. gal.;
cordials, whisky, gin, $2.25
prf. gal.; champagne and all
sparkling wines, in bottles of
1 pint to 1 quart, $8 doz.
Macaroni, etc., 11⁄2c lb.
Manila cordage, 1c lb.
Mantels, slate. 20%; marble,
50%; wood, 35%.

Maple sirup, sugar, 4c lb.
Marble, in blocks, 65c cub. ft.;
manufactures, n. s. p.. 50%.
Marmalade, 1c lb. and 35%.
Matches, friction, Sc gross, in
boxes of 100 each; not in
boxes, le per 1,000.
Matting, floor, n. s. p., value
not over 10c square yard, 3c

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Pickles, n. s. p., 40%.
Pins, not jewelry, 35%.
Plants, nursery stock, n. s. p.,
25%.

Plaster, court, etc., 35%.
Porcelain, 55% to 60%.
Pork, fresh, 2c lb.

Potatoes, 60 lbs. to bu., 25%. Poultry, live, 3c lb.; dressed, 5c lb.

Powder, gun, 4c to 6c lb.; tooth, 50%.

Precious stones, not set, 10%; set, 60%; imitations, not set, 20%.

Proprietary articles and medcines, 25% to 50%.

Pulp, wood, n. s. p., 35%; mechanically ground, 1-12c lb. Rabbits, live, 20%; dressed, 10%.

Rags, wool, 10c lb.; other, free.
Railroad ties, wood, 20%.
Rattan, in rough, free; manu-
factured, 10% to 35%.
Reapers, 20%.

Rice, cleaned, 2c lb.; uncleaned, 14c lb.

Rubber boots and shoes, 44c lb. and 60%. Rye, 10c bu.

Salt, in bags, 12c per 100 lbs.; in bulk, 8c per 100 lbs. Sausages, bologna, German, free; other, 20% to 25%. Scissors, 15c doz. and 15% to 75c doz. and 25%. Screws, 4c to 12c lb. Seeds, n. s. p., 30%. Sewing machines, 35% to 45%. Shingles, 30c per 1,000. Silk, carded and combed, 40c lb.; manufactures, 50%: uppliqued articles, 60%; cocoons, free; fabrics, from 50c lb., but not less than 50%. to $4.50 lb., but not less than 50%; laces. 60%. Silver, manufactures, n. s. D., 45%; bullion, free. Skins, hide of cattle, 15%; of all kinds. n. s. p., free; bird, 15% to 50%. Slate, manufactures, 20%. Smokers' articles, n. s. p., 60%. Snuff, 55c lb.

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30%; fibers, n. s. p., 45%; unmanufactured, $1.50 ton. Sugars, not above No. 16 Dutch standard, .95c lb.; above No. 16 Dutch standard, 1.95c lb., molasses; 3c to 6c gal.; confectionery, n. s. p.. value 15c or less per lb., 15%; value more than 15c lb., 50%. Tallow, 4c lb. Tea, free.

Thread, cotton, on spools, 6c doz.

Thrashing machines, 20%. Tiles, plain, 4c square foot; ornamented, 8c to 10c square foot and 25%.

Tin, in bars or ore, free; in plates. 12c lb.; manufactures of, 45%, but not less than 12c lb.

Tobacco. wrapper, unstemine, $1.85 lb.; stemmed, $2.50 lb.: filler. n. S. p.. unstemmed. 35c lb.; stemmed, 50c lb.; all other manufactured or unmanufactured, n. s. p., 55c lb. Twine, binding, free; cotton, 45%; manila, 45%. Vegetables, n. s. p.. 25%; preserved, n. s. p., 40%. Vinegar, 72c prf. gal.

Waterproof cloth, 10c square yard and 20%.

Wax, manufactures, 25%.

n. S. p..

Whalebone manufactures, n. s. p. 30%.

Wheat, 25c bu.

Willow, manufactures, 40%. Wire, brass, copper, iron, steel, n. s. p., 45%; rods, 4-10c to 34c lb.

Wood, manufactures, n. s. p., 35%; all wood unmanufactured, n. S. p., 20%; sawed lumber, n. s. p., $2 per 1,000 feet. board measure. Wool, first class, unwashed, 11c lb.; washed, 22c lb., and scoured, 33c lb.: second class, washed or unwashed 12c lb.: scoured, 36c lb.; Wools of third class, 4c to 7c lb.; blankets, 2c lb. and 30% to 44c lb. and 55%. according to value and size; manufactures. n. s. p.. 33c lb. and 50% to 44c and 55%, according to value; yarns, value not over 30c lb., 271⁄2c lb. and 40%; value over 30c lb., 381⁄2c lb. and 40%.

Zinc. manufactures of, n. s. p., 45%.

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The life-saving establishment at the close of the fiscal year ended June 30, 1906, comprised 278 stations, of which 200 were on the Atlantic and gulf coasts. 61 on the coasts of the great lakes, 17 on the Pacific coast and 1 on the Ohio river at Louisville, Ky. The crews numbered in all about 300 men. Statistics of the service for the year ended June 30, 1906, and from Nov. 1, 1871, when the system was established, to June 30, 1906, follow: 1871-1906. 16,479 .$10,482,365 $171,505,865 $4,558,775 $71,177,834

Disasters

Value vessels

Value cargoes

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