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vided, That for the purposes of this Act, bottles with cut-glass
stoppers shall, with the stoppers, be deemed entireties.

85. Unpolished, cylinder, crown, and common window glass, not
exceeding one hundred and fifty square inches, % of 1 cent per

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pound; above that, and not exceeding three hundred and eighty-
four square inches, 1 cent per pound ; above that, and not exceed-
ing seven hundred and twenty square inches, 1% cents per pound;
above that, and not exceeding one thousand two hundred square
inches, lj4 cents per pound; above that, and not exceeding two
thousand four hundred square inches, V/g cents per pound; above
that, 2 cents per pound: Provided, That unpolished, cylinder,
crown, and common window glass, imported in boxes, shall con-
tain fifty square feet, as nearly as sizes will permit, and the duty
shall be computed thereon according to the actual weight of glass.

86. Cylinder and crown glass, polished, not exceeding three hun-
dred and eighty-four square inches, 3 cents per square foot ; above
that, and not exceeding seven hundred and twenty square inches,
4 cents per square foot ; above that, and not exceeding one thou-
sand four hundred and forty square inches, 7 cents per square foot ;
above that, 10 cents per square foot.

87. Fluted, rolled, ribbed, or rough plate glass, or the same con-
taining a wire netting within itself, not including crown, cylinder,
or common window glass, not exceeding three hundred and eigh-
ty-four square inches, J4 cent per square foot; all above that, 1
cent per square foot; and all fluted, rolled, ribbed, or rough plate
glass, weighing over one hundred pounds per one hundred square
feet, shall pay an additional duty on the excess at the same rates
herein imposed : Provided, That all of the above plate glass, when
ground, smoothed, or otherwise obscured, shall be subject to the
same rate of duty as cast polished plate glass unsilvered.

88. Cast polished plate glass, finished pr unfinished and unsil-
vered, or the sartie containing a wire netting within itself, not ex-
ceeding three hundred and eighty-four square inches, 6 cents per
square foot; above that, and not exceeding seven hundred and
twenty square inches, 8 cents per square foot; all above that, 12
cents per square foot.

89. Cast polished plate glass, silvered, cylinder and crown glass,
silvered, and looking-glass plates exceeding in size one hundred
and forty-four square inches, shall be subject to a duty of 1 cent
per square foot in addition to the rates otherwise chargeable on
such glass unsilvered: Provided, That no looking-glass plates or
glass silvered, when framed, shall pay a less rate of duty than that
imposed upon similar glass of like description not framed, but
shall pay in addition thereto upon such frames the rate of duty ap-
plicable thereto when imported separate.

90. Cast polished plate glass, silvered or unsilvered, and cyl-
inder, crown, or common window glass, silvered or unsilvered. pol-
ished or unpolished, when bent, ground, obscured, frosted, sanded,
enameled, beveled, etched, embossed, engraved, flashed, stained,
colored, painted, ornamented, or decorated, shall be subject to a
duty of 4 per centum ad valorem in addition to the rates otherwise
chargeable thereon.

91. Spectacles, eyeglasses, and goggles, and frames for the same,
or parts thereof, finished or unfinished, 35 per centum ad valorem,

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92. Lenses of glass or pebble, molded or pressed, or ground and
polished to a spherical, cylindrical, or prismatic form, and ground
and polished piano or coquill glasses, wholly or partly manufactured,
strips of glass, not more than three inches wide, ground or polished
on one or both sides to a cylindrical or prismatic form, including
those used in the construction of gauges, and glass slides for magic
lanterns, 25 per centum ad valorem.

93. Opera and field glasses, optical instruments and frames and
mountings for the same; all the foregoing not specially provided
for in this section, 35 per centum ad valorem.

94. Surveying instruments, telescopes, microscopes, photograph-
ic and projection lenses, and frames and mountings for the same,
25 per centum ad valorem.

95. Stained or painted glass windows, or parts thereof, and all mir-
rors, not exceeding in size one hundred and forty-four square inches,
with or without frames or cases; incandescent electric-light bulbs
and lamps, with or without filaments; and all glass or manufactures
of glass or paste or of which glass or paste is the component material
of chief value, not specially provided for in this section, 30 per cen-
tum ad valorem,

96. Fusible and glass enamel, not specially provided for in this sec-
tion, 20 per centum ad valorem ; opal or cylinder glass tiles or tiling,
30 per centum ad valorem.

97. Marble, breccia, and onyx, in block, rough or squared only, 50
cents per cubic foot; marble, breccia, and onyx, sawed or dressed,
over two inches in thickness. 75 cents per cubic foot ; slabs or paving
tiles of marble or onyx, containing not less than four superficial inch-
es, if not more than one inch in thickness, 6 cents per superficial foot ;
if more than one inch and not more than one and one-half inches
in thickness, 8 cents per superficial foot; if more than one and one-
half inches and not more than two inches in thickness, 10 cents per
superficial foot ; if rubbed in whole or in part, 2 cents per superficial
foot in addition ; mosaic cubes of marble or onyx, not exceeding two
cubic inches in size, if loose, 20 per centum ad valorem ; if attached
to paper or other material, 35 per centum ad valorem.

98. Marble, breccia, onyx, alabaster, and jet, wholly or partly man-
ufactured into monuments, benches, vases, and other articles, or of
which these substances or either of them is the component material
of chief value, and all articles composed wholly or in chief value of
agate, rock crystal, or other semiprecious stones, except such as are
cut into shapes and forms fitting them expressly for use in the con-
struction of jewelry, not specially provided for in this section, 45 per
centum ad valorem.

99. Freestone, granite, sandstone, limestone, lava and all other
stone suitable for use as monumental or building stone, except marble,
breccia, and onyx, not specially provided for in this section, hewn,
dressed, or polished, or otherwise manufactured, 25 per centum ad
valorem ; unmanufactured, or not dressed, hewn, or polished, 3 cents
per cubic foot.

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100. Grindstones, finished or unfinished, $1.50 per ton.

101. Slates, slate chimney pieces, mantels, slabs for tables, roofing
slates, and all other manufactures of slate, not specially provided for
in this section 10 per centum ad valorem.

SCHEDULE C.-METAL8 AND MANUFACTURES OF

102. Chrome or chromium metal ferrochromc or ferrochromimn,
ferromolybdenum, ferrophosphorus, ferrotitanium, ferrotungstcn, fcr-
rovanadium, molybdenum, titanium, tantalum, tungsten or wol-
fram metal, and ferrosilicon, and other alloys used in the manufac-
ture of steel, not specially provided for in this section, 15 per cen-
tum ad valorem.

103. Muck bars, bar iron, square iron, rolled or hammered, round
iron, in coils or rods, bars or shapes of rolled or hammered iron not
specially provided for in this section, 5 per centiun ad valorem.

104. Beams, girders, joists, angles, channels, car-truck channels,
TT, columns and posts or parts or sections of columns and posts, deck
and bulb beams, sashes, frames, and building forms, together with all
other structural shapes of iron or steel, whether plain, pimched, or
fitted for use, or whether assembled or manufactured, 10 per cen-
tum ad valorem.

105. Boiler or other plate iron or steel, and strips of iron or steel,
not specially provided for in this section; sheets of iron or steeU
common or black, of whatever dimensions, whether plain, corrugated
or crimped, including crucible plate steel and saw plates, cut or sheared
to shape or otherwise, or unsheared, and skelp iron or steel, whether
sheared or rolled in grooves, or otherwise, 12 per centum ad va-
lorem.

106. Iron or steel anchors or parts thereof; forgings of iron or
steel, or of combined iron and steel, but not machined, tooled, or
otherwise advanced in condition by any process or operation subse-
quent to the forging process, not specially provided for in this sec-
tion, 12 per centum ad valorem ; antifriction balls, ball bearings, and
roller bearings, of iron or steel or other metal, finished or unfinished,
and parts thereof, 35 per centum ad valorem.

107. Hoop, band, or scroll iron or steel not otherwise provided for
in this section, and barrel hoops of iron or steel, wholly or partly
manufactured, 10 per centum ad valorem.

108. Railway fishplates or splice bars made of iron or steel, 10 per
centum ad valorem.

109. All iron or steel sheets, plates, or strips, and all hoop, band,
or scroll iron or steel, when galvanized or coated with zinc, spelter, or
other metals, or any alloy of those metals ; sheets or plates composed
of iron, steel, copper, nickel, or other metal with layers of other metal
or metals imposed thereon by forging, hammering, rolling, or welding ;
sheets of iron or steel, polished, planished, or glanced, by whatever
name designated, including such as have been pickled or cleaned by
acid, or by any other material or process, or which are cold rolled,
smoothed only, not polished, and such as are cold hammered, blued,
brightened, tempered, or polished by any process to such perfected

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surface finish or polish better than the grade of cold rolled, smoothed
only; and sheets or plates of iron or steel, or taggers iron or steel,
coated with tin or lead, or with a mixture of which these metals, or
either of them is a component part, by the dipping or any other
process, and commercially known as tin plates, teme plates, and tag-
gers tin, and tin plates coated with metal, and metal sheets decorated
in colors or coated with nickel or other metals by dipping, printing,
stenciling, or other process, 15 per centum ad valorem.

1 10. Steel bars, and tapered or beveled bars ; mill shafting ; pressed,
sheared, or stamped shapes, not advanced in value or condition by
any process or operation subsequent to the process of stamping ; ham-
mer molds or swaged steel; gun-barrel molds not in bars; all de-
scriptions and shapes of dry sand, loam, or iron molded steel cast-
ings, sheets, and plates; all the forgoing, if made by the. Bessemer,
Siemens-Martin, open-hearth, or similar processes, not containing
alloys, such as nickel, cobalt, vanadium, chromium, tungsten or wol-
fram, molybdenum, titanium, iridium, uranium, tantalum, boron, and
similar alloys, 8 per centum ad valorem; steel ingots, cogged ingots,
blooms and slabs, die blocks or blanks; billets and bars and tapered
or beveled bars; pressed, sheared, or stamped shapes not advanced
in value or condition by any process or operation subsequent to the
process of stamping; hammer molds or swaged steel; gun-barrel
molds not in bars; alloys used as substitutes for steel in the manu-
facture of tools; all descriptions and shapes of dry sand, loam, or
iron molded castings, sheets, and plates; rolled wire rods in coils
or bars not smaller than twenty one-hundredths of one inch in di-
ameter, and steel not specially provided for in this section, all the
foregoing when made by the crucible, electric, or cementation process,
either with or without alloys, and finished by rolling, hammering, or
otherwise, and all steels by whatever process made, containing alloys
such as nickel, cobalt, vanadium, chromium, tungsten, wolfram, molyb-
denum, titanium, iridium, uranium, tantalum, boron, and similar alloys,
15 per centum ad valorem.

111. Steel wool or steel shavings, 20 per centum ad valorem.

112. Grit, shot, and sand made of iron or steel, that can be used as
abrasives, 30 per centum ad valorem.

113. Rivet, screw, fence, nail, and other iron or steel wire rods,
whether round, oval, or square, or in any other shape, and flat rods
up to six inches in width ready to be drawn or rolled into wire or
strips, all the foregoing in coils or otherwise, including wire rods and
iron or steel bars, cold rolled, cold drawn, cold hammered, or polished
in any way in addition to the ordinary process of hot rolling or ham-
mering, not specially provided for in this section, 10 per centum ad
valorem: Provided, That all round iron or steel rods smaller than
twenty one-hundredths of one inch in diameter shall be classed and
dutiable as wire.

114. Round iron or steel wire; wire composed of iron, steel, or
other metal, except gold or silver, covered with cotton, silk, or other
material; corset clasps, corset steels, dress steels, and all flat wires

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and steel in strips not thicker than number fifteen wire gauge and
not exceeding five inches in width, whether in long or short lengths,
in coils or otherwise, and whether rolled or drawn through dies or
rolls, or otherwise produced; telegraph, telephone, and other wires
and cables composed of metal and rubber, or of m^tal, rubber, and
other materials; iron and steel wire coated by dipping, galvanizing^
or similar process with zinc, tin, or other metal; all other wire not
specially provided for in this section and articles manufactured wholly
or in chief value of any wire or wires provided for in this section ; all
the foregoing 15 per centum ad valorem; wire heddles and healds, 25
per centum ad valorem; wire rope, 30 per centvmi ad valorem.

115. No article not specially provided for in this section, which is
wholly or partly manufactured from tin plate, teme plate, or the sheet,
plate, hoop, band, or scroll iron or steel herein provided for, or of
which sucli tin plate, teme 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.

116. 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 manu-
factured of iron or steel, or upon any manufacture of iron or steel.

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

118. Anvils of iron or steel, or of iron and steel combined, by what-
ever process made, or in whatever stage of manufacture, 15 per
centum ad valorem.

119. Automobiles, valued at $2,000 or more, and automobile bodies,
45 per centum ad valorem; automobiles valued at less than $2,000,
30 per centum ad valorem ; automobile chassis, and finished parts of
automobiles, not including tires, 30 per centum ad valorem.

120. Bicycles, motor cycles, and finished parts thereof, not including
tires, 25 per centum ad valorem.

121. 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, not otherwise provided for in this section, 10 per
centum ad valorem: Provided, That, when iron or steel axles arc
imported fitted in wheels, or parts of wheels, of iron or steel, they

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shall be dutiable at the same rate as the wheels in which they are
fitted.

122. Blacksmiths' hammers, tongs, and sledges, track tools, wedges,
and crowbars, whether of iron or steel, 10 per centum ad valorem.

123. Nuts or nut blanks, and washers, 5 per centum ad valorem ;
bolts of iron or steel, with or without threads or nuts, or bolt blanks,
finished hinges or hinge blanks, 10 per centum ad valorem ; spiral nut
locks and lock washers, whether of iron or steel, 30 per centum ad
valorem.

124. Card clothing not actually and permanently fitted to and at-
tached to carding machines or to parts thereof at the time of importa-
tion, when manufactured with round iron or untempered round steel
wire, 10 per centum ad valorem; when manufactured with tempered
round steel wire, or with plated wire or other than round iron or steel
wire, or with felt face, or wool face, or rubber face cloth containing
wool, 35 per centimi ad valorem.

125. Cast iron pipe of every description, cast-iron andirons, plates,
stove plates, sadirons, tailor's irons, hatter's irons, and castings and
vessels wholly of cast iron, including all castings of iron or cast-iron
plates which have been chiseled, drilled, machined, or otherwise ad-
vanced in condition by processes or operations subsequent to the cast-
ing process but not made up into articles or finished machine parts ;
castings of malleable iron not specially provided for in this section;
cast hollow ware, coated, glazed, or tinned, 10 per centum ad valorem.

126. Chain or chains of all kinds, made of iron or steel, not specially
provided for in this section, 20 per centum ad valorem ; sprocket and
machine chains, 25 per centum ad valorem.

127. Lap-welded, butt-welded, seamed, or jointed iron or steel
tubes, pipes, flues, or stays ; cylindrical or tubular tanks or vessels, for
holding gas, liquids, or other material, whether full or empty ; flexible
metal tubing or hose, not specially provided for in this section, wheth-
er covered with wire or other material, or otherwise, including any
appliances or attachments afiixed thereto ; welded cylindrical furnaces,
tubes or flues made from plate metal, and corrugated, ribbed, or
otherwise reenforced against collapsing pressure, and all other iron
or steel tubes, finished, not specially provided for in this section, 20
per centum ad valorem.

128. Penknives, pocketknives, clasp knives, pruning knives, budding
knives, erasers, manicure knives, and all knives by whatever name
known, including such as are denominatively mentioned in this sec-
tion, which have folding or other than fixed blades or attachments,
and razors, all the f oregbing, whether assembled but not fully finished
or finished ; valued at not more than $1 per dozen, 35 per centum ad
valorem; valued at more than $1 per dozen, 55 per centum ad valor-
em : Provided, That blades, handles, or other parts of any of the fore-
going knives, razors, or erasures shall be dutiable at not less than the
rate herein imposed upon the knives, razors and erasers, of which they
are parts. Scissors and shears, and blades for the same, finished or
unfinished, 30 per centum ad valorem : Provided further. That all ar-

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tides specified in this paragraph shall, when imported, have the name
of the maker or purchaser and beneath the same the name of the
coimtry of origin die-sunk conspicuously and indelibly on the blade,
shank, or tang of at least one or, if practicable, each and every Made
thereof.

129. Sword blades, and swords and side arms, irrespective of qual-
ity or use, in part of metal, 30 per centum ad valorem.

130. Table, butchers', carving, cooks', hunting, kitchen, bread, but-
ter, vegetable, fruit, cheese, carpenters' bench, curriers', drawing, far-
riers', fleshing, hay, tanners', plumbers', painters', palette, artists', and
shoe knives, forks and steels, finished or unfinished, without handles.
25 per centum ad valorem ; with handles, 30 per centum ad valorem :
Provided, That all the articles specified in this paragraph, when im-
ported, shall have the name of the maker or purchaser, and beneath
the same the name of the country of origin indelibly stamped or
branded thereon in a place that shall not be covered thereafter.

131. Files, file blanks, rasps, and floats, of all cuts and kinds, 25 per
centum ad valorem.

132. Muskets, air-rifles, muzzle-loading shotguns and rifles, and
parts thereof, 15 per centum ad valorem.

133. Breech-loading shotguns and rifles, combination shotguns and
rifles, and parts thereof and fittings therefor, including barrels further
advanced than rough bored only; pistols, whether automatic, maga-
zine, or revolving, or parts thereof and fittings therefor, 35 per
centum ad valorem.

134. Table, kitchen, and hospital utensils or other similar hollow
ware composed of iron or steel, enameled or glazed with vitreous
glasses; tat4e, kitchen, and hospital utensils or other similar hollow
ware composed wholly or in chief value of altuninum; all the fore-
going not especially provided for in this section, 25 per centimi ad
valorem.

135. Needles for knitting or sewing machines, latch needles, crochet
needles, and tape needles, knitting and all other needles not specially
provided for in this section, bodkins of metal, and needle cases or
needle books furnished with assortments of needles or combinations
of needles and other articles, 20 per centum ad valorem ; but no arti-
cles other than the needles which are specifically named in this sec-
tion shall be dutiable as needles tmless having an eye and fitted and
used for carrying a thread.

136. Fishhooks, fishing rods and reels, artificial flies, artificial baits,
snelled hooks, and all other fishing tackle or parts thereof, not spe-
cially provided for in this section, except fishing lines^ fishing nets
and seines, 30 per centum ad valorem : Provided, That any prohibi-
tion of the importation of feathers in this section shall not be con-
strued as applying to artificial flies used for fishing.

137. Steel plates engraved, stereotype plates, electrotype plates,
halftone plates, photogravure plates, photo-engraved plates, and plates
of other materials, engraved for printing, plates of iron or steel en-
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impressions on glass in the process of manufacturing plate or other
glass, IS per centum ad valorem; lithographic plates of stone or other "
material engraved, drawn, or prepared, and wet transfer paper or
paper prepared wholly with glycerin, or glycerin combined with other
materials, containing the imprints taken from lithographic plates, 25
.per centum ad valorem.

138. Rivets, studs, and steel points, lathed, machined, or brightened,
and rivets or studs for nonskidding automobile tires, and rivets of
iron or steel, not specially provided for in this section, 20 per centum
ad valorem.

139. Crosscut saws, mill saws, pit and drag saws, circular saws,
steel band saws, finished or further advanced than tempered and pol-
ished, hand, back, and all other saws, not specially provided for in
this section, 12 per centimi ad valorem.

140. Screws, commonly called wood screws, made of iron or steel,
25 per centum ad valorem.

141. Umbrella and parasol ribs and stretchers, composed in chief
value of iron, steel, or other metal, in frames or otherwise, and tubes
for umbrellas, wholly or partially finished, 35 per centum ad valorem.

142. Wheels for railway purposes, 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, 20 per centum
ad valorem: Provided, That when wheels for railway purposes, 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.

143. Aluminum, aluminum scrap, and alloys of any kind in which
aluminum is the component material of chief value, in crude form, 2



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