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crossings, and similar simple track sections, shall
be dutiable under letter (a) of this paragraph,
with a surtax of thirty per centum.
(b) Bars and beams, neither perforated, riveted

with screws, nor cut to measure, of all kinds

(excepting fine crucible steel), including • rods, tires, and hoops, G. W., one hundred

kilos, sixty cents; The rods in question are iron or steel rods exceeding eight millimeters in thickness employed in the manufacture of iron wire. (c) The same, of crucible steel, G. W., one hun

dred kilos, one dollar and five cents; Crucible steel is distinguishable from bar and other pieces of iron or common steel by its sharp edges. The surface is very smooth, of a bluish color darker than that of iron, and its fracture is close grained. (This steel is generally imported in round, triangular, square, octagonal, or flat

bars.) 36. Wrought iron and steel in sheets, rolled : (a) Neither polished nor tinned, and hoop iron,

G. W., one hundred · kilos, seventy - eight

cents; By hoop iron (fleges) shall be understood unpolished, flat bands or circles less than three millimeters in thickness. (b) Tinned and tin plate, G. W., one hundred

kilos, one dollar; (c) Polished, corrugated, perforated, cold rolled,

galvanized or not, and bands of polished hoop iron, G. W., one hundred kilos, ninety

cents: Provided, That any of the foregoing made up in ridgings, eaves, drainpipes, gutters, and similar articles shall be dutiable at the rate provided for the respective materials, with a surtax of one hun

dred per centum. 37. Wrought iron or steel: Cast in pieces in the rough, neither polished, turned,

nor adjusted, weighing each : (a) Twenty-five kilos or more, G. W., one hundred

kilos, seventy-five cents; (b) Less than twenty-five kilos, G. W., one hun

dred kilos, one dollar. 38. Wrought iron or steel cast in pieces, finished: (a) Wheels weighing more than one hundred kilos,

fish plates, chairs, sleepers, axles and springs for railways and tramways, and lubricating boxes, G. W., one hundred kilos, forty-five

cents; (b) Wheels weighing one hundred kilos or less;

axles and springs other than for railways dred kilos, one dollar. 49. Saddlery hardware: (a) Common, made of iron or steel, common bits, „Saddlery

Proviso. Surtax.

and tramways, and cranks, G. W., one hun

dred kilos, one dollar and five cents.
39. Wrought iron or steel pipes:
(a) Covered with sheet brass, G. W., one hundred

kilos, one dollar and forty cents;
(b) Other, galvanized or not, G. W., one hundred

kilos, one dollar and five cents.
40. Wrought iron or steel wire, galvanized or not:
(a) Two millimeters or more in diameter, N. W.,

one hundred kilos, seventy-five cents;
(b) More than half and less than two millimeters

in diameter, N. W., one hundred kilos, one

dollar;
(c) One half millimeter or less in diameter and

wire covered with a textile, N. W., one hun

dred kilos, one dollar and forty cents.
41. Wrought iron or steel in large pieces, composed of

bars or bars and sheets fastened by means of rivets
or screws; the same, unriveted, perforated, or cut
to measure, for bridges, frames, buildings, or other
similar constructions, G. W., one hundred kilos,

one dollar. 42. Anchors, iron or steel plates for vessels, chains for Anchors, etc.,

for vessels, etc. vessels or machines, moorings, switches, and signal

disks, G. W., one hundred kilos, fifty cents. 43. Anvils, G. W., one hundred kilos, one dollar and

seventy-five cents.
44. Wire gauze:
(a) Up to forty threads per square inch, N. W.,

one hundred kilos, three dollars;
(b) Of forty threads or more per square inch,

N. W., one hundred kilos, five dollars. 4.5. Cables, fencing (barbed wire), netting; furniture Barbed wire

springs, N. W., one hundred kilos, seventy-five

cents.
46. Tools and implements of all kinds, not apparatus, of Tools.

wrought iron or steel, for arts, trades and profes-
sions, including emery wheels and emery cloth,

twenty per centum ad valorem.
47. Screws, nuts, bolts, washers, and rivets, N. W., one

hundred kilos, two dollars. 48. Nails, clasp nails, tacks and brads, N. W., one hun

fencing, etc.

halter chains, spurs, buckles, and all fin-
ishes of common harness, not nickeled or cov-
ered with other metals or materials, N. W.,

one hundred kilos, three dollars;
(b) The same, ornamented, nickeled or covered

with other metals or materials, N. W., one
hundred kilos, six dollars.

NOTE.—This paragraph shall include sim-
ilar buckles used by carriage makers.

hardware.

Cutlery.

50. Buckles, not gold or silver plated, not specially pro

vided for: (a) Bronze gilt or nickeled, N. W., kilo, twenty

cents. (b) Others not specially provided for, N. W., kilo,

fifteen cents. 51. Pens and needles of all kinds, except surgical needles,

N. W., kilo, thirty cents. 52. Common and safety pins, and hooks and eyes, N. W.,

kilo, thirty cents. 53. Crochet hooks and the like, hairpins, N. W., kilo,

thirty cents. 54. Cutlery : (a) Butchers', shoemakers', saddlers', kitchen,

bread, vegetable, cheese, plumbers', and painters' knives; table knives and forks with common wood or iron handles (not nickeled); scissors and shears with glazed or japanned

bows, N. W., kilo, fifteen cents; (b) Pocket cutlery, side arms (not fire), and parts

for same; razors, N. W., kilo, sixty cents; (c) Pruning and budding knives, grass, garden,

hedge, pruning, and sheep shears, N. W.,

kilo, five cents; (d) Fishhooks; all other cutlery, including scis

sors and shears, not specially provided for,

N. W., kilo, thirty cents; (e) Surgical and dental instruments of all kinds,

cutlery or not, including those of other materials except gold, platinum, or silver; and including, also, medical induction batteries and thermocauteries, N. W., kilo, thirty

cents: Provided, That none of the articles classified under paragraphs fifty-one, fifty-two, fifty-three, and fifty-four shall pay a less rate of duty than

fifteen per centum ad valorem. 55. Small arms and barrels: (a) Barrels, unfinished, for portable arms, N. W.,

kilo, twenty-five cents; (b) Barrels, finished, for portable arms, N. W.,

kilo, sixty cents; (c) Pistols and revolvers, also their detached parts,

except barrels, N. W., kilo, three dollars. 56. Other arms, breech and muzzleloading, and de

tached parts thereof, except barrels, N. W., kilo,

two dollars. 57. Manufactures of tin plate, N. W., one hundred kilos,

five dollars. 58. Wrought iron or steel in common articles of all

kinds not specially provided for, though coated with lead, tin, or zinc, or painted or varnished,

Provisos. Minimum,

Firearms.

Tin plate.

N. W., one hundred kilos, two dollars and fifty
cents:
Provided, That none of the articles classified un-

der this paragraph shall pay a less rate of duty

than fifteen per centum ad valorem.
59. Wrought iron or steel in articles of all kinds not spe-

cially mentioned, fine, that is, polished, enam-
eled, coated with porcelain, nickel, or other met-
als (with the exception of lead, tin, zinc, gold,
or silver), or with ornaments, borders, or parts
of other metals (except gold or silver), or com-
bined with glass or earthenware, N. W., one hun-

dred kilos, four dollars:
Provided, That none of the articles classified un- Minimum.

der this paragraph shall pay a less rate of duty
than fifteen per centum ad valorem.

GROUP 4.—COPPER AND ALLOYS OF COMMON METALS WITH Group 4.

COPPER (BRASS, BRONZE, AND SO FORTH).

62. The same ilos, two doheets, G.

60. Copper scales (lamina), copper of first fusion, old Copper and

copper, brass, and so forth, G. W., one hundred toys,

kilos, one dollar and fifty cents. 61. Copper and alloys of copper; in ingots, G. W., one

hundred kilos, two dollars. 62. The same rolled in bars of all kinds, G. W., one hun

dred kilos, two dollars and twenty-five cents. 63. The same rolled in sheets, G. W., one hundred kilos,

two dollars and fifty cents. 64. The same in wire, galvanized or not: (a) One millimeter or more in diameter, N. W.,

one hundred kilos, four dollars and fifty

cents;
(b) Less than one millimeter in diameter, N. W.,

one hundred kilos, four dollars and fifty

cents;
(c) Silvered or nickeled, N. W., kilo, thirty-five

cents.
65. The same in wire, covered with textiles other than

silk, not specially provided for, or with insulating
materials; cables for conducting electricity, N. W.,
one hundred kilos, five dollars;
(a) The same in wire covered with silk, flexible or

not, N. W., kilo, fifteen cents.
66. The same in wire gauze:
(a) Up to two hundred threads per inch, N. W.,

kilo, four cents;
(b) Of two hundred threads or more per inch,

N. W., kilo, ten cents.
67. The same in pipes, bearings, and plates for fireplaces,

either wrought or partially wrought, G. W., one
hundred kilos, three dollars and twenty-five cents.

68. The same in nails, tacks, crotchet hooks, pins, pens,

hairpins, screws, nuts, bolts, washers, and rivets:
(a) Nails, tacks, screws, nuts, bolts, washers, and

rivets, bronze-gilt or nickeled, N. W., kilo,

twenty cents; (b) Same, not bronze-gilt or nickeled, N. W., kilo,

five cents; (c) Pins, pens, crotchet hooks, and hairpins, N. W.,

kilo, thirty cents. 69. Copper and alloys of copper: (a) In articles not specially provided for, var

nished or not, N. W., kilo, fifteen cents; (b) In articles of bronze gilt or nickeled, not spe

cially provided for, except when exclusively used for sanitary constructions, N. W., kilo,

thirty cents; (c) In articles of bronze gilt or nickeled, when ex

clusively used for sanitary constructions,

N. W., kilo, twenty cents; By “sanitary constructions” are meant the fixtures, fittings, and attachments such as pipes, valves, drains, spigots, basins, faucets, and douches, used in modern sanitary house plumbing and for bathrooms:

Provided, That none of the articles classified under this paragraph shall pay a less rate of duty than fifteen per centum ad valorem.

Proviso. Minimum.

Other metals

Group 5.

GROUP 5.-OTHER METALS AND THEIR ALLOYS. and their las 70Mercury, G. W., kilo, ten cents. loys.. . 71. Nickel, aluminum, and their alloys:

(a) In lumps and ingots, G. W., one hundred kilos,

four dollars; (b) In bars, sheets, pipes, and wire, N. W., one

hundred kilos, six dollars; (c) In all other articles of nickel, N. W., kilo,

fifty cents; (d) In cooking utensils of aluminum, N. W., kilo,

twenty-five cents; (e) In all other articles of aluminum, N. W., kilo,

one dollar; Provided, That none of the articles classified under this paragraph shall pay a less rate of duty

than twenty-five per centum ad valorem. 72. Tin and alloys thereof: (a) In lumps or ingots, G. W., one hundred kilos,

two dollars; (b) In bars, sheets, pipes, and wire, N. W., one e hundred kilos, three dollars and fifty cents; (c) Hammered in thin leaves (tin foil) and cap

sules for bottles, N. W., kilo, five cents; (d) In other articles' of all kinds, N. W., kilo,

thirty cents.

Tin.

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