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ACT OF OCTOBER 3, 1913 That on and after the day following the passage of this act, except as otherwise specially provided for in this act, the articles mentioned in the following paragraphs shall, when imported into the United States or into any of its possessions (except the Philippine Islands and the islands of Guam and Tutuila), be exempt from duty: 1

ACT OF SEPTEMBER 21, 1922 SEC. 201. That on and after the day following the passage of this act, except as otherwise specially pro: vided for in this act, the articles mentioned in the following paragraphs, when imported into the United States or into any of its possessions (except the Philippine Islands, the Virgin Islands, and the islands of Guam and Tutuila), shall be exempt from duty:

ACT OF JUNE 17, 1930 SEC. 201. That on and after the day following the passage of this act, except as otherwise specially pro. vided for in this act, the articles mentioned in the following paragraphs, when imported into the United States or into any of its possessions (except the Philippine Islands, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, and the island of Guam), shall be exempt from duty:

SCHEDULE 16

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1601 Acids:
Hydrochloric or muriatic, hydro Free..

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fuoric, nitric.
Sulphuric, or oil of vitriol.

Free.
Free

Free.
Mixtures of nitric and sulphuric - Free.

Free

Free.
Valerianic..

Free
Free.

Free.
Acid anhydrides of the foregoing, Free..

Free
n. s. p. i.
1602

All the following which are natural

and uncompounded and are in
a crude state, not advanced in
value or condition by shredding,
grinding, chipping, crushing, or
any other process or treatment
whatever beyond that essential
to proper packing and the pre-
vention of decay or deteriora-

tion pending manufacture: 3
Aconite, aloes, asafetida, cocculus Free.

Free.

Free.
indicus, ipecac, jalap, manna,
marshmallow or althea root,

leaves, and flowers.
Buchu leaves.

Free.

10 cents per lb. 10 cents per lb. Licorice root

Free

12 cent per lb. 44 cent per lb. Maté.

Free.
Free

Free.
Pyrethrum or insect flowers. Free

Free.

Free. 1603 Agates, unmanufactured.

Free.
Free.

Free. 1604 Agricultural implements in whole

or in parts, including repair

parts: 4
Agricultural drills and planters.-- Free.

Free.

Free.
Cotton gins.

Free.
Free

Free.
Cream separators valued at not Free.

Free.

Free.
more than $50 each.
Cultivators

Free.
Free

Free.
Free

Free
Harrows, tooth and disk

Free.
Headers.

Free.
Free

Free.
Horserakes.

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Free.

Free.
Harvesters..

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Free. - Supplies for American Red Cross donated abroad exempted from duty by act of Aug. 31, 1918, chap. 165, until 1 year after end of war.

. Dutiable or free as acids or as chemical compounds according to particular anhydride. Provided, That no article containing alcohol shall be admitted free of duty under this paragraph. (Acts of 1922 and 1930.)

Provided, That no article specified by name in Title I shall be free of duty under this paragraph. (Acts of 1922 and 1930.) Valued at not exceeding $75.

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Schedule 16—Continued

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1604 Machinery for use in the manu Free.

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facture of sugar.
Mowers.

Free.
Free.

Free.
Plows.

Free

Free
Reapers.

Free
Free

Free.
Thrashing machines

Free.
Free.

Free.
Wagons and carts.

Free
Free

Free.
All other agricultural implements Free 4

Free 4

Free.
of any kind or description, n. s.p.f.
1605 Albumen, n. s. p. f. -

Free.
Free.

Free. 1606(a) Any animal imported by a citizen Free

Free.

Free.
of the United States, specially for
breeding purposes, shall be ad-
mitted free, whether intended to
be used by the importer himself
or for sale for such purposes ex-
cept black or silver foxes [acts of
1922 and 1930]: Provided, That no
such animal shall be admitted
free unless pure bred of a recog.
nized breed and duly registered
in a book of record recognized by
the Secretary of Agriculture for
that breed: Provided further, That
the certificate of such record and
pedigree of such animal shall be
produced and submitted to the
Department of Agriculture, duly
authenticated by the proper cus-
todian of such book of record,
together with an affidavit of the
owner, agent, or importer that
the animal imported is the iden-
tical animal described in said
certificate of record and pedigree.
The Secretary of Agriculture may
prescribe such regulations as may
be required for determining the
purity of breeding and the iden-
tity of such animal: And provided
further, That the collectors of cus-
toms shall require a certificate
from the Department of Agricul-
ture stating that such animal is
pure bred of a recognized breed
and duly registered in a book of
record recognized by the Secre-

tary of Agriculture for that breed. 606(b) The Secretary of the Treasury may

prescribe such additional regula-
tions as may be required for the
strict enforcement of this pro-

vision.
1606(e) Horses, mules, asses, cattle, sheep,

and other domestic animals
(acts of 1922 and 1930) straying
across the boundary line into any
foreign country, or driven across
such boundary line by the owner
for temporary pasturage purposes
only, together with their off-
spring, shall be dutiable unless
brought back to the United
States within eight months (six
(act of 1913)], in which case they
shall be free of duty, under regu-
lations to be prescribed by the
Secretary of the Treasury: And
provided further, That the provi-
sions of this act shall apply to all
such animals as have been im-
ported and are in quarantine or
otherwise in the custody of cus-
toms or other officers of the
United States at the date of the
taking effect of this act. (Acts of

1930, 1922, and 1913.)
Provided, That no article specified by name in Title I shall be free of duty under this paragraph. (Acts
of 1922 and 1930.)

6 Emergency tariff act of 1921: “Cattle and sheep and other stock imported for breeding purposes shall be admitted free of duty."

7 Period extended from time to time.

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1607 Animals (and poultry (act of 1930]) Free.

Free.

Free.
brought into the United States
temporarily for a period not ex-
ceeding six months, for the pur-
pose of breeding, exhibition, or
competition for prizes offered by
any agricultural, polo, or racing
association; but a bond shall be
given in accordance with regula-
tions prescribed by the Secretary
of the Treasury; also teams of ani-
mals, including their harness and
tackle, and the wagons or other
vehicles actually owned by per-
sons emigrating from foreign
countries to the United States
with their families, and in actual
use for the purpose of such emi-
gration, under such regulations
as the Secretary of the Treasury
may prescribe; and wild animals
and birds & intended for exhibi.
tion in zoological collections for
scientific or educational purposes,

and not for sale or profit. 1608 Antimony ore.

Free.
Free.

Free. 1609 Annatto, archil, cudbear, gambier,

Free.
Free.

Free.
litmus prepared or unprepared;
all the foregoing, and extracts
thereof (not containing alcohol
[acts of 1922 and 1930]).
Cochineal (not containing alcohol Free..

Free...

Free.
[acts of 1922 and 1930]).
Extracts of (not containing Free.

15 per cent.
alcohol facts of 1922 and 1930]).
1610 Antitoxins, used for therapeutic Free

Free.

Free.
purposes.
Vaccines, viruses.

Free.
Free

Free 10
Serums.

Free
Free

Free. 10
Bacterins.

Free
Free.

Free. 10 1611 Argols, tartar, and wine lees, crude

Free.
5 per cent.

5 per cent.
or partly refined, containing less
than 90 per centum of potassium
bitartrate, and calcium tartrate,

crude. 1612 Arrowroot: Crude.

Free..
Free.

Free.
Manufactured.

Free

20 per cent 11 15 per cent.11 Starch and flour.

Free

1 cent per lb.12. 22 cent per lb.18 1613 Sulphide of arsenic.

Free.
Free.

Free. 1614 Arsenious acid or white arsenic 14.

Free.
Free.

Free. 15 1615 Articles the growth, produce, or

manufacture of the United States,
when returned after having been
exported, without having been
advanced in value or improved in
condition by any process of man-
ufacture or other means if im-
ported by or for the account of the
person who exported them from
the United States; steel boxes,
casks, barrels, carboys, bags, and
other containers or coverings of
American manufacture exported
filled with American products, or
exported empty and returned
filled with foreign products, in-
cluding shooks and staves when

returned as barrels or boxes; also {"And birds." (Acts of 1922 and 1930.) . Only as to the antimony content. 10" All other serums derived from animals." (Act of 1913.) 11 Unenumerated manufactured article. 12 All other starches, n. s. p. f. 18 All other starch, including all preparations, from whatever substance produced, fit for use as starch. 14 “Or white arsenic.' (Acts of 1922 and 1930.) 15 White arsenic classified as “arsenic and sulphide of arsenic, or orpiment.”

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Articles the growth, produce, or

manufacture of-Continued. quicksilver flasks or bottles, drums of iron, steel, or other metal of either domestic or foreign manufacture, used for the shipment of acids, or other chemicals, which shall have been actually exported from the United States; but proof of the identity of such articles shall be made, under general regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury, but the exemption of bags from duty shall apply only to such domestic bags as may be imported by the exporter thereof, and if any such articles are subject to internal-revenue tax at the time of exportation, such tax shall be proved to have been paid before exportation and not refunded; photographic dry plates and films of American manufacture (except moving-picture films to be used for commercial purposes) exposed abroad, whether developed or not, and photographic films light struck or otherwise damaged, or worn out, so as to be unsuitable for any other purpose than the recovery of the constituent materials, provided the basic films are of American manufacture, but proof of the identity of such articles shall be made under general regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury; articles exported from the United States for repairs may be returned upon payment of a duty upon the value of the repairs at the rate at which the article itself would be subject if imported, under conditions and regulalations to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury: Provided, That this paragraph shall not apply to any article upon which an allowance of drawback has been made, the reimportation of which is hereby prohibited except upon payment of duties equal to the drawbacks allowed; or to any article manufactured in bonded warehouse and exported under any provision of law; except that it shall apply to articles (not dutiable under section 504 as unusual coverings and containers) used as coverings or containers for merchandise not subject to an ad valorem rate of duty: Provided further, That when manufactured tobacco which has been exported without payment of internal-revenue tax shall be reimported it shall be retained in the custody of the collector of customs until internal-revenue stamps in payment of the legal duties shall be placed thereon: And provided further, That the provisions of this paragraph shall not apply to animals made dutiable under the provisions of paragraph 1606. (Provisions to same effect in acts of 1922 and 1913.)

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1616 Asbestos:
Unmanufactured.

Free.
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Free.
Crudes, fibers, stucco, and sand

Free.
Free.

Free. 16
and refuse containing not more
than 15 per cent of foreign

matter.
1617 Waste bagging, and waste sugar Free..

Free.
sack cloth.
1618 Bananas, green or ripe.

Free.
Free.

Free.17
Plaintains (act of 1930), green or Free.

35 per cent 18 Free.17
ripe.
1619 Barks, cinchona or other, from Free..

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Free. which quinine may be extracted. 1620 Bells, broken, and bell metal, Free.

Free

Free. broken and fit only to be re

manufactured. 1621 Bibles, comprising the books of the Free..

Free

Free. old or New Testament, or both,

bound or unbound.
1622 All binding twine manufactured

Free.
Free.

Free.
from New Zealand hemp, hene-
quen, manila, istle or Tampico
fiber, sisal grass, or sunn, or a mix-
ture of any two or more of them,
of single ply and measuring not

exceeding 750 feet to the pound. 1623 Bread 19

Free.
SFree 20

Free.20 1624 Fish sounds.

Fiee.

125 per cent 21 25 per cent.22 1625 Blood, dried, n. s. p. f..

Free
Free

Free. 1626 Bolting cloths composed of silk, im- Free

Free

Free,
ported expressly for milling pur-
poses,
and so

permanently
marked as not to be available for

any other use. 1627 Bones: Crude, steamed or ground; Free

Free

Free.
bone dust, bone meal, and bone
ash; and animal carbón suitable

only for fertilizing purposes.
1628 Books, engravings, photographs, Free-

Free.
etchings, boundorunbound, maps
and charts imported by authority
or for the use of the United States
or for the use of the Library of

Congress.
1629 Hydrographic charts and publica- Free..

Free.

Free.
tions issued for their subscribers
or exchanges by scientific or liter-
ary associations or academies, and
publications of individuals for
gratuitous private circulation, not
advertising matter, and public
documents issued by foreign
Governments; books, maps,
music, engravings, photographs,
etchings, lithographic prints,
bound or unbound, and charts,
which have been printed more
than 20 years at the time of im-

portation.23
1630 Books and pamphlets printed Free...-

Free.

Free.
wholly or chiefly in languages
other than English; books, pam-
phlets,24 and music, in raised
print, used exclusively by or for

the blind.
16 Asbestos, unmanufactured.
17 Fruits, green, ripe, n. s. p. f.
18 Dutiable as fruits in their natural state, Free from Cuba by virtue of the Cuban treaty.

19 Provided, That no article shall be exempted from duty as bread unless yeast was the leavening substance used in its preparation. (Acts of 1930 and 1922.)

20 Fish sounds, crude, dried or salted for preservation only, and unmanufactured, not specially provided for. 21 PAR. 42.

isinglass and other fish sounds, cleaned, split, or otherwise prepared 22 PAR. 34.

isinglass and prepared fish sounds. 23 Provided, That where any such books have been rebound wholly or in part in leather within such period, the binding so placed upon such books shall be dutiable as provided in par. 1410 (act of 1930).

24 “Pamphlets.” (Acts of 1922 and 1930.)

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