Tariff Information, 1921, Volumen10

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1921
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Página 1077 - Musical instruments or parts thereof, pianoforte actions and parts thereof, cases for musical instruments, pitch pipes, tuning forks, tuning hammers, and metronomes; strings for musical instruments, composed...
Página 1085 - Sawed boards, planks, deals, and all forms of sawed cedar, lignum-vitse, lancewood, ebony, box, granadilla, mahogany, rosewood, satinwood, and all other cabinet woods not further manufactured than sawed, fifteen per centum ad valorem; veneers of wood, and wood, unmanufactured, not specially provided for in this Act, twenty per centum ad valorem. 199.
Página 1092 - Spring clothespins, 15 cents per gross; house or cabinet furniture wholly or in chief value of wood, wholly or partly finished, wood flour, and manufactures of wood or bark, or of which wood or bark is the component material of chief value, not specially provided for, 33% per centum ad valorem.
Página 1060 - The original forests of the United States are estimated to have covered 822 million acres and to have contained 5,200 billion board feet of timber. Over two-thirds of this area has been culled, cut over, or burned. There are left to-day about 137 million acres of virgin timber, 112 million acres of culled and secondgrowth timber large enough for sawing, 133 million acres partially stocked with smaller growth, and 81 million acres of devastated and practically waste land.
Página 1062 - ... enough to permit a flow of lumber from the most available timber in the next region in point of distance. The price level thus established has held in a broad way until further depletion in the nearer regions has forced an upward movement sufficient to bring in still more distant supplies of timber. The wholesale prices on upper grades of softwood lumber in New York prior to 1865 were from $20 to $25 per thousand feet. The supply then came from mills in the same State or in Pennsylvania. A level...
Página 1062 - They caught the lumber industry not only with its stocks short and broken from war conditions, but unable on account of labor difficulties, lack of freight cars, and bad weather in important producing regions, to respond rapidly with increased production. Aside from the general causes affecting prices of most commodities, the expansion of credit accompanied by currency inflation and the wave of speculation and extravagance, an 'auction...
Página 1026 - Toothpicks of wood or other vegetable substance, 25 per centum ad valorem; butchers' and packers' skewers of wood, 10 cents per thousand. 175. Blinds, curtains, shades, or screens, any of the foregoing in chief value of bamboo, wood, straw, or compositions of wood, not specially provided for in this section, 20 per centum ad valorem; if stained, dyed, painted, printed, polished, grained, or creosoted, and baskets in chief value of like material, 25 per centum ad valorem.
Página 1064 - A remedy for this appalling waste must be found in a concerted effort to stop the devastation of our remaining forests and to put our idle forest lands at work growing timber. It is inconceivable that the United States should forfeit the economic advantage of its enormous timber-growing resources, and that it should go on using up...
Página 1061 - South are estimated to have contained 650 billion feet of timber : they now contain 139 billion feet aside from considerable quantities of second growth. The cut of southern pine is falling off and within another decade promises to exceed by little, if at all, the requirements of the Southern States themselves. The migration of the hardwood lumber industry has followed much the same course, although the regional lines are less distinct.
Página 1064 - The area of idle or largely idle land is being increased by from 3 to 4 million acres annually as the cutting and burning of forests continue. The enormous area of forest land in the United States not required for any other economic use, estimated at 463 million acres, would provide an ample supply of wood if it were kept productive.

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