Hearings, Volume 12

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Page 290 - In all tariff legislation the true principle of protection Is best maintained by the imposition of such duties as will equal the difference between the cost of production at home and abroad, together with a reasonable profit to American industries.
Page 43 - 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...
Page 153 - ... containing each not more than one quart and more than one pint, or twentyfour bottles or jugs containing each not more than one pint...
Page 151 - Imported in bottles or jugs, shall be packed in packages containing not less than one dozen bottles or jugs in each package, or duty shall be paid as If such package contained at least one dozen bottles or jugs, and in addition thereto, duty shall be collected on the bottles or Jugs at the rates which would be chargeable thereon If imported empty. The percentage of alcohol in wines and fruit juices shall be determined In such manner as the Secretary of the Treasury shall by regulation prescribe.
Page 751 - States, and if there be used for covering or holding imported merchandise, whether dutiable or free, any unusual article or form designed for use otherwise than in the bona fide transportation of such merchandise to the United States, additional duty shall be levied and collected upon such material or article at the rate to which the same would be subjected if separately imported. That the words "value,
Page 571 - 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 produced, 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.
Page 436 - An Act to provide revenue for the Government and to encourage the industries of the United States...
Page 127 - Birch tar, cajeput, coconut, cod, cod liver, cottonseed, croton, ichthyol, juglandium, palm, palm-kernel, perilla, soya-bean, and olive oil rendered unfit for use as food or for any but mechanical or manufacturing purposes, by such means as shall be satisfactory to the Secretary of the Treasury and under regulations to be prescribed by him...
Page 561 - ... cost of manufacturing ? Mr. WALDEN. I do not know quite how to answer that question for the reason that every product of the business is a product. If you ask me what starch costs. I can tell you ; if you ask me what oil costs, what feed costs, what glucose costs, or anything else, I can tell you. Why do you not ask me whether all the other products that we make out of corn will pay the cost of making starch ? Mr. CLARK. No; I ask you a simple question. I do not know whether you can answer it...
Page 255 - We declare our firm conviction that this conservation of our natural resources is a subject of transcendent importance, which should engage unremittingly the attention of the nation, the States, and the people in earnest co-operation. These natural resources include the land on which we live and which yields our food; the living waters which fertilize the soil, supply power, and form great avenues of commerce; the forests which yield the...

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