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Free List.- Continued. 616. Silk, raw, or as reeled from the cocoon, but not doubled, twisted, nor advanced in manufacture in any way.
617. Silk cocoons and silk waste. 618. Silk worm's eggs. 619. Skeletons and other preparations of anatomy. 620. Snails. 621. Soda, nitrate of, or cubic nitrate, and chlorate of. 622. Sulphate of soda, or salt cake, or niter cake. 623. Sodium. 624. Sparterre, suitable for making or ornamenting hats.
625. Specimens of natural history, botany, and mineralogy, when imported for cabinets or as objects of science, and not for sale. SPICES:
626. Cassia, cassia vera, and cassia buds, unground. 627. Cinnamon, and chips of, unground. 628. Cloves and clove stems, unground. 629. Ginger-root, unground and not preserved or candied. 630. Mace. 631. Nutmegs. 632. Pepper, black or white, unground. 633. Pimento, unground. 635. Spunk.
636. Spurs and stilts used in the manufacture of earthen, porcelain, and stone ware.
636/2. Stamps: Foreign postage or revenue stamps, canceled or uncanceled.
638. Stone and sand: Burr stone in blocks, rough or manufactured, or bound up into millstones; cliff stone, unmanufactured; pumice stone, rotten stone, and sand, crude or manufactured.
639. Storax or styrax.
640. Strontia, oxide of, and protoxide of strontian, and strontianite, or mineral carbonate of strontia.
642. Sulphur, lac or precipitated, and sulphur or brimstone, crude, in bulk, sulphur ore, as pyrites, or sulphuret of iron in its natural state, containing in excess of twentyfive per centum of sulphur, and sulphur not otherwise provided for.
643. Sulphuric acid: Provided, That upon sulphuric acid imported from any country, whether independent or a dependency, which imposes a duty upon sulphuric acid exported from the United States, there shall be levied, and collected the rate of duty existing prior to the passage of this Act.
See note in Schedule, title “Sulphuric acid," page 530. 644. Sweepings of silver and gold.
645. Tallow and wool grease, including that known commercially as degras or brown wool grease.
Free List.- Continued. 646. Tapioca, cassava or cassady, 647. Tar and pitch of wood, and pitch of coal tar. 648. Tea and tea plants. 650. Teeth, natural, or unmanufactured. 651. Tèrra alba. 652. Terra japonica.
653. Tin ore, cassiterite or black oxide of tin, and tin in bars, blocks, pigs, or grain or granulated.
654. Tinsel wire, lame, or lahn.
669. Wearing apparel and other personal effects (not merchandise) of persons arriving in the United States; but this exemption shall not be held to include articles not actually in use and necessary and appropriate for the use of such persons for the purposes of their journey and present comfort and convenience, or which are intended for any other person or persons, or for sale. See notes in Schedule, title “Effects," page 396.
671. Whalebone, unmanufactured. Wood:
672. Logs, and round unmanufactured timber not specially enumerated or provided for in this Act. (See par. 683.)
673. Firewood, handle bolts, heading bolts, stave bolts, and shingle bolts, hop poles, fence posts, railroad ties, ship timber, and ship planking, not specially provided for in this Act. (Sce par. 683.) See notes in Schedule, title “Woods," page 560.
674. Timber, hewn and sawed, and timber used for spars and in building wharves. (See par. 683.)
675. Timber, squared or sided. (See par. 683.)
676. Sawed boards, plank, deals, and other lumber, rough or dressed, except boards, plank, deals and other lumber of cedar, lignum-vitæ, lancewood, ebony, box, granadilla, mahogany, rosewood, satinwood, and all other cabinet woods. (See par. 683.)
See notes in Schedule, title “Woods,” page 559.
Free List.- Continued. 677. Pine clapboards. (See par. 683.) 678. Spruce clapboards. (See par. 683.)
679. Hubs for wheels, posts, last blocks, wagon blocks, oar blocks, gun blocks, heading, and all like blocks or sticks, rough hewn or sawed only. (See par. 783.)
680. Laths. (Sce par. 683.)
683. Staves of wood of all kinds, wood unmanufactured: Provided. That all of the articles mentioned in paragraphs six hundred and seventy-two to six hundred and eightythree, inclusive, when imported from any country which lays an export duty or imposes discriminating stumpage dues on any of them, shall be subject to the duties existing prior to the passage of this Act. (See note page 568 giving duties under Act October 1, 1890.)
684. Woods, namely, cedar, lignum-vitæ, lancewood. ebony, box, granadilla, mahogany, rosewood, satinwood. and all forms of cabinet woods, in the log, rough or hewn; bamboo and rattan unmanufactured; briar root or briar wood, and similar wood unmanufactured, or not further manufactured than cut into blocks suitable for the articles into which they are intended to be converted; bamboo, reeds, and sticks of partridge, bair wood, pimento, orange, myrtle, and other woods, not otherwise specially provided for in this Act, in the rough, or not further manufactured than cut into lengths suitable for sticks for umbrellas, parasols, sunshades, whips, or walking canes; and India malacca joints, not further manufactured than cut into suitable lengths for the manufactures into which they are intended to be converted.
685. All wool of the sheep, hair of the camel, goat, alpaca, and other like animals, and all wool and hair on the skin, noils, yarn waste, card waste, bur waste, slubbing waste, roving waste, ring waste, and all waste, or rags composed wholly or in part of wool, all the foregoing not otherwise herein provided for.
686. Works of art, the production of American artists residing temporarily abroad, or other works of art, including pictorial paintings on glass, imported expressly for presentation to a national institution, or to any State or municipal corporation, or incorporated religious society, college, or other public institution, including stained or painted window glass or stained or painted glass windows; but such exemption shall be subject to such regulations as
Free List.- Continued. the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe. See notes in Schedule, title “Art,” pages 338 to 340.
687. Works of art, drawings, engravings, photographic pictures, and philosophical and scientific apparatus brought by professional artists, lecturers, or scientists arriving from abroad for use by them temporarily for exhibition and in illustration, promotion, and encouragement of art, science, or industry in the United States, and not for sale, and photographic pictures, imported for exhibition by any association established in good faith and duly authorized under the laws of the United States, or of any State, expressly and solely for the promotion and encouragement of science, art, or industry, and not intended for sale, shall be admitted free of duty, under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury shall prescribe; but bonds shall be given for the payment to the United States of such duties as may be imposed by law upon any and all such articles as shall not be exported within six months after such importation: Provided, That the Secretary of the Treasury may, in his discretion, extend such period for a further term of six months in cases where applications therefor shall be made. See notes in Schedule, title “Art," page 340.
688. Works of art, collections in illustration of the progress of the arts, science, or manufactures, photographs, works in terra cotta, parian, pottery, or porcelain, and artistic copies of antiquities in metal or other material, hereafter imported in good faith for permanent exhibition at a fixed place by any society or institution established for the encouragement of the arts or of science, and all like articles imported in good faith by any society or association for the purpose of erecting a public monument, and not intended for sale, nor for any other purpose than herein expressed; but bonds shall be given under such rules and regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe, for the payment of lawful duties which may accrue should any of the articles aforesaid be sold, transferred, or used contrary to this provision, and such articles shall be subject, at any time, to examination and inspection by the proper officers of the customs: Provided, That the privileges of this and the preceding section shall not be allowed to associations or corporations engaged in or connected with business of a private or commercial character. See notes in Schedule, title “ Art,” page 341. 689. Yams. 690. Zaffer.
Duty on non-enumerated articles, raw or unmanu.
factured, and manufactured. Sec. 3. That there shall be levied, collected, and paid on the importation of all raw or unmanufactured articles, not enumerated or provided for in this Act, a duty of ten per centum ad valorem; and on all articles manufactured, in whole or in part, pot provided for in this Act, a duty of twenty per centum ad valorem. (Formerly Section 2516, Revised Statutes; Section 2513 in `Act March 3, 1883, and Sectiou 4, Act October 1, 1890.) See RULES OF CLASSIFICATION, page 311. Non-enumerated articles, classification of, and
Similitude provisions. SEC. 4. That each and every imported article, not enumerated in this Act, which is similar, either in material, quality, texture, or the use to which it may be applied, to any article enumerated in this Act as chargeable with duty shall pay the same rate of duty which is levied on the enumerated article which it most resembles in any of the particulars before mentioned; and if any non-enumerated article equally resembles two or more enumerated articles on which different rates of duty are chargeable there shall be levied on such non-enumerated article the same rate of duty as is chargeable on the article which it resembles paying the highest rate of duty; and on articles not enumerated, manufactured of two or more materials, the duty shall be assessed at the highest rate at which the same would be chargeable if composed wholly of the component material thereof of chief value; and the words "component material of chief value," wherever used in this Act, shall be held to mean that component material which shall exceed in value any other single component material of the article; and the value of each component material shall be determined by the ascertained value of such material in its condition as found in the article. If two or more rates of duty shall be applicable to any imported article it shall pay duty at the highest of such rates. (Formerly Section 2499, Revised Statutes; re-enacted with amendments as Section 2499 in Act March 3, 1883, which was re-enacted with further amendments as Section 5, Act October 1, 1890.)
The Schedule of Duties makes numerous references to this Section. For the purpose of grouping many useful notes explanatory of the text and furnishing Rules of CLASSIFICATION, the compilers have transferred the notes to page 311. Marking, Stamping, Branding, or Labeling of
imported goods and packages. SEC. 5. That all articles of foreign manufacture, such as are usually or ordinarily marked, stamped, branded, or labeled, and all packages containing such or other imported