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60 per cent.
60 per cent.
other (according to material). PROVIDED, that all wire rope and wire strand or chain made of iron wire, either bright, coppered, galvanised, or coated with other metals, shall pay the same rate of duty that is now levied on the iron wire of which said rope or strand or chain is made; and all wire rope and wire strand or chain made of steel wire, either bright, coppered, galvanised, or coated with other metals, shall pay the same rate of duty that is now levied on the steel wire of which said rope or strand or chain is made.
*This does not include like articles imported by other parties and purchased from them while in bond, by or for colleg schools, &c.
20 per cent.
35 per cent.
$2 per lb. and
Empty chronometer boxes liable to duty as manufactures of wood at 35 per cent."
So of church organs, and of cloth imported for a church or charitable association, and gas fixtures for a church.
An altar and appendages, a gift to an academy, held dutiable. Also painted windows for churches. And bells for church And a clock imported for the tower of a cathedral. And candlesticks, church ornaments, &c. So also of glass intended to be n for constructing a telescope for a seminary of learning; but held that a finished telescope imported for that purpose would be fre A marble altar with statuary carved thereon, and imported for a convent, refused free entry as not embraced in the tent "statuary" in this clause, but dutiable as a manufacture of marble.
Paintings on glass for churches, free.
The term "Regalia," as used in this clause, was, September 30, 1864, ruled by the Department to be "confined to arti worn on the persons of priests and others officiating, or used by hand in the performance of their ceremonies." A silver o munion service imported for a church was held to be exempt as "regalia."
This term does not include brown frieze cloth still in the piece though designed for the manufacture of priests' gowns, but
limited as above.
Nor cords with tassels for trimming altars or pulpits.
But contra as to altar cloths.
An altar lamp imported for a church is not considered "regalia," nor is a brass lectern. Paintings imported for churches religious institutions after June 22, 1874, are not exempt from duty.
Cheroots and cigarettes must be imported (the same as cigars) in quantities not less than 3,000, and packed in boxes as [** scribed in the case of cigars, but in no case over 500 in a single box.