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232. Rice, cleaned, two cents per pound; uncleaned rice, or rice free

of the outer hull and still having the inner cuticle on, one and one-fourth cents 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. 233. Rye, ten cents per bushel; rye flour, one-half of one cent per

pound. 234. Wheat, twenty-five cents per bushel.

235. Wheat flour, twenty-five per centum ad valorem. DAIRY PRODUCTS:

236. Butter, and substitutes therefor, six cents per pound. 237. Cheese, and substitutes therefor, six cents per pound. 238. Milk, fresh, two cents per gallon. 239. Milk, preserved or condensed, or sterilized by heating or other

processes, including weight of immediate coverings, two cents

per pound; sugar of milk, five cents per pound. FARM AND FIELD PRODUGTS:

240. Beans, forty-five cents per bushel of sixty pounds. 241. Beans, pease, and mushrooms, prepared or preserved, in tins,

jars, bottles, or similar packages, two and one-half cents per pound, including the weight of all tins, jars, and other immediate coverings; allvegetables, prepared or preserved, including pickles and sauces of all kinds, not specially provided for in

this Act, and fish paste or sauce, forty per centum ad valorem. 242. Cabbages, three cents each. 243. Cider, five cents per gallon. 244. Eggs, not specially provided for in this Act, five cents per dozen. 245. Eggs, yolk of, twenty-five per centum ad valorem; albumen,

egg or blood, three cents per pound; dried blood, when soluble,

one and one-half cents per pound. 246. Hay, four dollars per ton. 247. Honey, twenty cents per gallon. 248. Hops, twelve cents per pound; hop extract and lupulin, fifty

per centum ad valorem. 249. Onions, forty cents per bushel; garlic, one cent per pound. 250. Pease, green, in bulk or in barrels, sacks, or similar packages,

and seed pease, forty cents per bushel of sixty pounds; pease, dried, not specially provided for, thirty cents per bushel; split pease, forty cents per bushel of sixty pounds; pease in car

tons, papers, or other small packages, one cent per pound. 251. Orchids, palms, dracænas, crotons and azaleas, tulips, hya

cinths, narcissi, jonquils, lilies, lilies of the valley, and all other bulbs, bulbous roots, or corms, which are cultivated for their flowers, and natural flowers of all kinds, preserved or fresh, suitable for decorative purposes, twenty-five per centum

ad valorem. 252. Stocks, cuttings or seedlings of Myrobolan plum, Mahaleb or

Mazzard cherry, three years old or less, fifty cents per thousand plants and fifteen per centum ad valorem; stocks, cuttings or seedlings of pear, apple, quince and the St. Julien plum, three years old or less, and evergreen seedlings, one dollar per thousand plants and fifteen per centum ad valorem; rose plants, budded, grafted, or grown on their own roots, two and one-half cents each; stocks, cuttings and seedlings of all fruit and ornamental trees, deciduous and evergreen, shrubs and vines, manetti, multiflora, and brier rose, and all trees, shrubs, plants and vines, commonly known as nursery or greenhouse stock, not specially provided for in this Act,

twenty-five per centum ad valorem. 253, Potatoes, twenty-five cents per bushel of sixty pounds. 254. Seeds: Castor beans or seeds, twenty-five cents per bushel of

fifty pounds; flaxseed or linseed and other oil seeds not specially provided for in this Act, twenty-five cents per bushel of fifty-six pounds; poppy seed, fifteen cents per bushel; but no drawback shall be allowed upon oil cake made from imported seed, nor shall any allowance be made for dirt or other impurities in any seed; seeds of all kinds not specially provided

for in this Act, thirty per centum ad valorem. 255. Straw, one dollar and fifty cents per ton. 256. Teazles, thirty per centum ad valorem. 257. Vegetables in their natural state, not specially provided for in

this Act, twenty-five per centuin ad valorem. FISH: 258. Fish known or labeled as anchovies, sardines, sprats, brislings,

sardels, or sardellen, packed in oil or otherwise, in bottles, jars, tin boxes or cans, shall be dutiable as follows: When in packages containing seven and one-half cubic inches or less, one and one-half cents per bottle, jar, box or can; containing more than seven and one-half and not more than twenty-one cubic inches, two and one-half cents per bottle, jar, box or can; containing more than twenty-one and not more than thirty-three cubic inches, five cents per bottle, jar, box or can; containing more than thirty-three and not more than seventy cubic inches, ten cents per bottle, jar, box or can; if in other packages, forty per centum ad valorem. All other fish, (except shellfish), in tin packages, thirty per centum ad valorem; fish in packages containing less than one-half barrel, and not spe

cially provided for in this Act, thirty per centum ad valorem. 259. Fresh-water fish not specially provided for in this Act, one-fourth

of one cent per pound. 260. Herrings, pickled or salted, one-half of one cent per pound;

herrings, fresh, one-fourth of one cent per pound. 261. Fish, fresh, smoked, dried, salted, pickled, frozen, packed in ice

or otherwise prepared for preservation, not specially provided for in this Act, three-fourths of one cent per pound; fish,skinned or boned, one and one-fourth cents per pound; mackerel, hali

but or salmon, fresh, pickled or salted, one cent per pound. FRUITS AND NUTS: 262. Apples, peaches, quinces, cherries, plums, and pears, green or

ripe, twenty-five cents per bushel; apples, peaches, pears, and other edible fruits, including berries, when dried, desiccated, evaporated or prepared in any manner, not specially provided for in this Act, two cents per pound; berries, edible, in their natural condition, one cent per quart; cranberries, twenty-five

per centum ad valorem. 263. Comfits, sweetmeats, and fruits preserved in sugar, molasses,

spirits, or in their own juices, not specially provided for in this Act, one cent per pound and thirty-five per centum ad valorem; if containing over ten per centum of alcohol and not specially provided for in this Act, thirty-five per centum ad valorem and in addition two dollars and fifty cents per proof gallon on the alcohol contained therein in excess of ten per centum; jellies of all kinds, thirty-five per centum ad valorem; pineapples pre

served in their own juice, twenty-five per centum ad valorem. 264. Figs, plums, prunes, and prunelles, two cents per pound; raisins

and other dried grapes, two and one-half cents per pound; dates, one-half of one cent per pound; currants, Zante or other, two cents per pound; olives, green or prepared, in bottles, jars, or similar packages, twenty-five cents per gallon; in casks or otherwise than in bottles, jars, or similar packages, fifteen

cents per gallon. 265. Grapes in barrels or other packages, twenty cents per cubic foot

of capacity of barrels or packages. 266. Oranges, lemons, limes, grape fruit, shaddocks or pomelos, one

cent per pound. 267. Orange peel or lemon peel, preserved, candied, or dried, and

cocoanut meat or copra desiccated, shredded, cut, or similarly prepared, two cents per pound; citron or citron peel, preserved,

candied, or dried, four cents per pound. 268. Pineapples, in barrels and other packages, seven cents per cubic

foot of the capacity of barrels or packages; in bulk, seven dol.

lars per thousand. Nuts269. Almonds, not shelled, four cents per pound; clear almonds,

shelled, six cents per pound. 270. Filberts and walnuts of all kinds, not shelled, three cents per

pound; shelled, five cents per pound. 271. Peanuts or ground beans, unshelled, one-half of one cent per

pound; shelled, one cent per pound. " 272. Nuts of all kinds, shelled or unshelled, not specially provided

for in this Act, one cent per pound. MEAT PRODUCTS:

273. Bacon and hams, five cents per pound. 274. Fresh beef, veal, mutton, and pork, two cents per pound. 275. Meats of all kinds, prepared or preserved, not specially pro

vided for in this Act, twenty-five per centum ad valorem. 276. Extract of meat, not specially provided for in this Act, thirty

five cents per pound; fluid extract of meat, fifteen cents per pound, but the dutiable weight of the extract of meat and of the fluid extract of meat shall not include the weight of the

package in which the same is imported. 277. Lard, two cents per pound. 278. Poultry, live, three cents per pound; dressed, five cents per

pound. 279. Tallow, three-fourths of one cent per pound; wool grease, includ

ing that known commercially as degras or brown wool grease,

one-half of one cent per pound. MISCELLANEOUS PRODUCTS: 280. Chicory-root, raw, dried, or undried, but unground, one cent per

pound; chicory root, burnt or roasted, ground or granulated, or in rolls, or otherwise prepared, and not specially provided for in this Act, two and one-half cents per pound.

281. Chocolate and cocoa, prepared or manufactured, not specially

provided for in this Act, valued at not over fifteen cents per pound, two and one-half cents per pound; valued above fifteen and not above twenty-four cents per pound, two and one-half cents per pound and ten per centum ad valorem; valued above twenty-four and not above thirty-five cents per pound, five cents per pound and ten per centum ad valorem; valued above thirty-five cents per pound, fifty per centum ad valorem. The weight and value of all coverings, other than plain wooden, shall be included in the dutiable weight and value of the foregoing merchandise; powdered cocoa, unsweetened, five cents

per pound. 282. Cocoa butter or cocoa-butterine, three and one-half cents per

pound. 283. Dandelion-root and acorns prepared, and articles used as coffee,

or as substitutes for coffee not specially provided for in this

Act, two and one-half cents per pound. 284. Salt in bags, sacks, barrels, or other packages, twelve cents per

one hundred pounds; in bulk, eight cents per one hundred pounds: Provided, That imported salt in bond may be used in curing fish taken by vessels licensed to engage in the fisheries, and in curing fish on the shores of the navigable waters of the United States, under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury shall prescribe; and upon proof that the salt has been used for either of the purposes stated in this proviso, the duties on the same shall be remitted: Provided further, That exporters of meats, whether packed or smoked, which have been cured in the United States with imported salt, shall, upon satisfactory proof, under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury shall prescribe, that such meats have been cured with imported salt, have refunded to them from the Treasury the duties paid on the salt so used in curing such exported

meats, in amounts not less than one hundred dollars. 285. Starch, including all preparations, from whatever substance pro

duced, fit for use as starch, one and one-half cents per pound. 286. Dextrine, burnt starch, gum substitute, or British gum, two cents

per pound. 287. Spices: Mustard, ground or prepared, in bottles or otherwise,

ten cents per pound; capsicum or red pepper, or cayenne pepper, two and one-half cents per pound; sage, one cent per pound; spices not specially provided for in this Act, three

cents per pound. 288. Vinegar, seven and one-half cents per proof gallon. The stand

ard proof 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.

289. Brandy and other spirits manufactured or distilled from grain or other materials, and not specially provided for in this Act, two dol. lars and twenty-five cents per proof gallon.

290. 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: 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: And provided further, That any brandy or other spirituous or distilled liquors imported in any sized cask, bottle, jug, or other package, of or from any country, dependency, or province under whose laws similar sized casks, bottles, jugs, or other packages of distilled spirits, wine, or other beverage put up or filled in the United States are denied entrance into such country, dependency, or province, shall be forfeited to the United States; and any brandy or other spirituous or distilled liquor imported in a cask of less capacity than ten gallons from any country shall be forfeited to the United States.

291. On all compounds or preparations of which distilled spirits are a component part of chief value, there shall be levied a duty not less than that imposed upon distilled spirits.

292. Cordials, liqueurs, arrack, absinthe, kirschwasser, ratafia, and other spirituous beverages or bitters of all kinds, containing spirits, and not specially provided for in this Act, two dollars and twenty-five cents per proof gallon.

293. 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 and fifty cents per gallon.

294. Bay rum or bay water, whether distilled or compounded, of first proof, and in proportion for any greater strength than first proof, one dollar and fifty cents per gallon.

WINES.

295. 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; but no separate or additional duty shall be levied on the bottles.

296. 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, forty 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 twentyfour 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

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