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Wines, champagne, in bottles, 1 pt. to 1 qt...
$8 per doz. Wines, still, in casks containing
more than 14% absolute alco-
50 ct. per gal. Woods, cabinet, sawed.
$1 to $2 per M. ft. Wool, first class..
. 11 ct. per Ib. Wool, second class.
12 ct. per lb. Wool, third class, n. e. 8., above 13 ct. per lb..
7 ct. per Ib. (e) Wool or worsted yarns, value not over 30 ct. per lb........2742 ct. per Ib. and 40%
ad val. Wool or worsted yarns, value 30 ct. to 40 ct., per lb..... 3842 ct. per lb. and
40% ad val. Wool or worsted yarns, value over 40 ct., per lb....
3842 ct. per lb. and
40% ad val. Woollen or worsted clothing.... 44 ct. per lb. and 60%
*The Dingley Tarif increases rates on women's and children's gloves uniformly 75c. per dozen pairs; on men's gloves the rates are the same as the Wilson rates. (a) Valued at more than 50c. per lb., 33c. per lb. and 40 per cent ad val. (b) Specific duties ranging from $1.50 to $6 on each article and 35 per cent ad val. (c) On goods above 40c. and not above 70c. per lb.; duty on goods above 70c, per lb., 44c. per lb. and 55 per cent ad val. (d) Value $1 per lb., 20c. per Ib. and 15 per cent ad val., with increasing duty of 10c. per lb. for each 50c. additional value up to $2.50; all over $2.50 per lb., 60c. per lb. and 15 per cent ad val. (e) Wool valued at 12c. per lb. or less, 4c. per lb.; above 12c. duty is 7c. per lb. (f) Two prices only in Dingley bill, 30c. and less, and above 30c. (g) If not over 10c. per lb. (h) If valued at $150; if more, 25 per cent ad val. (i) Above 56°, 6c. per gal. (j) And 15 to 20 per cent ad val. (k) On woolen an additional duty of 44c. per lb. (1) Chemical wood pulp, 1-6c per lb. (m) When not above 75', but for every additional degree by polariscopic
test, 35-1,000c. per lb. additional, and fractions of a de. gree in proportion.
Articles of merchandise entering the United States from Hawaii and Porto Rico and entering those possessions from the United States are exempt from duty.
The act of Congress approved March 2, 1902, pro vides that the customs duties on articles entering the Philippines from the United States shall be the same as on those entering from foreign countries.
On articles entering the United States from the Philippines the full tarifi rates shall be collected except that a 25 per cent reduction shall be granted on articles produced and grown in the Philippines. TABLES OF WEIGHT, MEASURE, ETC.
TROY MEASURE. For weighing gold, silver and precious stones. 24 grains make....
.1 pennyweight. 20 pennyweights make.
.1 ounce. 12 ounces make..
.1 pound. The standard Troy pound is the weight of 22.79437 cubic inches of distilled water, and is less than the pound Avoirdupois.
The Troy pound is the one adopted by the mint at Philadelphia and elsewhere, and may be regarded as the standard of weight. The following tables show the formula of Troy weight, and the difference between Troy and Avoirdupois weights:
The Troy pound contains5670 grains equal to..... 240 pwt. equal to 12 ounces =
1 lb. Troy. 480 grains equal to.... 20 pwt. equal to 1 ounce. 24 grains equal to... 1 pwt.
The difference is shown as follows: 7000 Troy grains make..... 1 pound Avoirdupois. 43742 Troy grains make. 1 ounce Avoirdupois. 175 Troy ounces make. 192 ounces Avoirdupois. 175 Troy pounds make..... 144 pounds Avoirdupois. 1 Troy pound makes...... .822857 pounds, Avoirdupois. 1 Avoirdupois pound make1.215278 pounds, Troy.
One pound Troy is equal to 1 pint Wine Measure.
WINE OR LIQUID MEASURE. Wine, spirits, cider, vinegar, oil, honey, etc., are measured and sold by this measure.
The standard unit for measurement of liquids adopt. ed by the U. S. custom house is the wine gallon, 231 cubic inches, and contains 8.388822 Avoirdupois pounds, or 58373. Troy grains of distilled water.
All liquors except milk, beer and ale are bought and sold by this measurement. 4 gills make...
.1 pint. 2 pints make..
1 quart. 4 quarts make.
1 gallon. 3142 gallons make.
..1 barrel. 42 gallons make.
1 tierce 100 gallons make.
1 anker. 18 gallons make..
1 runlet. 63 gallons make.
1 hogshead. 2 hogsheads make..
..1 pipe or butt. 2 pipes or 4 hogsheads make..
..1 tun. One pint wine measure is equal to one pound Troy weight.
Wine, beer and dry measures, and all measures of volume, differ from the cubic measure only in the unit which is used as a standard.
The English Imperial Wine gallon is equal to about 1.2 times the wine gallon of the United States. The wine gallon of the United States contains 231 cubic inches. One barrel of wine or brandy in Great Brit
ain or United States equals... ..3142 gallons. One-half barrel in Pennsylvania equals....16 gallons. One double barrel in Pennsylvania equals..64 gallons. A puncheon in Pennsylvania equals... .84 gallons. A tierce in Pennsylvania equals.
gallons. The usual custom in the United States to reduce liquid measures to English or British ones of same denominations is to divide by 1.2, or to be exact, by 1.20032; or to change British to United States measures multiply by 1.2.
MISCELLANEOUS WEIGHTS AND MEASURES..
A cylinder one foot in diameter and one foot high contains
1357.1712 cubic inches.
:7854 cubic foot.
.02909 cubic yard.
5.8752 United States liquid gallons.
.63112 United States dry bushels. A load of timber contains
50 cubic feet of square timber,
600 linear feet, 1-in. planking 12-in. wide, 20 struck bushels equal.
.25 cubic feet, A struck bushel equals.
.1.24445 cubic feet. A cubic foot equals.. ...80356 of a struck bushel. A dry flour barrel equals....3 struck bush. or 3.75 cu. ft.
The dry flour barrel is not a legal measure in the United States. The only legal barrel of flour contains 196 pounds. 1 ton of chestnut lumber equals.
.59 cubic feet. 1 ton of ebony lumber equals..
.30 cubic feet. 1 ton of lime equals....
.56 cubic feet. 1 ton of mahogany lumber equals. 34 cubic feet. 1 ton of maple lumber equals..
48 cubic feet. 1 ton of poplar lumber equals.
..68 cubic feet. 1 ton of pine lumber equals...
.55 cubic feet. 1 ton of sycamore lumber equals. .59 cubic feet. 1 ton of walnut lumber equals... .53 cubic feet. 1 ton of yellow pine lumber equals. ..65 cubic feet. 1 stone is about....
.14 pounds. 1 stone of wool is......
24 pounds. 1 stone of butcher's meat is....
..8 pounds. 1 cubic foot of ordinary anthracite coal is about
55 pounds. 1 cubic foot of ordinary bituminous coal is about
50 pounds. 1 cubic foot of ordinary Cumberland coal is about
53 pounds. 1 cubic foot of ordinary cannel coal is about 50 pounds. 1 cubic foot of ordinary charcoal (hard wood) is about
1842 pounds. 1 cubic foot of ordinary charcoal (pine wood) is about
18 pounds. 100 cubic feet of stone weighs about. 13000 pounds. 100 cubic feet of stone is reckoned. .1 cord of stone.
1 cord Virginian pine is about.... 2700 pounds. 1 cord southern pine is about.
3300 pounds. 34 cubic feet mahogany weigh.
1 ton. 39 cubic feet oak or ash weigh.
1 ton. 51 cubic feet beech weigh..
.1 ton. 60 cubic feet elm weigh.
.1 ton. 65 cubic feet fir weigh..
.1 ton. 1 ton of coal is 28 bushels.
43.56 cubic feet. 1 ton of ice is..
.43 cubic feet. 1 ton of freight is....
.40 cubic feet. 1 ton of round timber is.
.52.92 cubic feet. 1 ton of square timber is.
50 cubic feet. 1 ton of shipping timber is..
.42 cubic feet. 1 cubic foot of water is.
62.3 pounds. 1 cubic foot of plaster paris is.
73.5 pounds. 1 cubic foot of mortar is..
..:98 pounds. 1 cubic foot of brickwork is.
90 to 120 pounds. 1 cubic foot of sand solid is.
.11242 pounds. 1 cubic yard of sand is about.. ...3037 pounds. 1 cubic yard of common soil is about....3429 pounds. 1 cubic foot of sand loose is.
.95 pounds. 1 cubic foot of earth loose is.
.9334 pounds. 1 cubic foot of fire brick is...
137 pounds. 1 cubic foot of mason work is. .116 to 144 pounds. 1 cubic foot of sand stone is.
148 pounds. 1 cubic foot of slate is..
.178 pounds. 1 cubic foot of gravel is.