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69"Not less than 1 inch in thickness." (Acts of 1922 and 1930.) 70 But this exemption shall not be construed to include machinery or other articles imported for use in any manufacturing establishment, or for any other person or persons, or for sale, nor shall it be construed to include theatrical scenery, properties, and apparel; but such articles brought by proprietors or managers of theatrical exhibitions arriving from abroad, for temporary use by them in such exhibitions, and not for any other person, and not for sale, and which have been used by them abroad, shall be admitted free of duty under such regulations as the Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe; but bonds shall be given for the payment to the United States of such duties as may be imposed by law upon any and all such articles as shall not be exported within six months after such importation: Provided, That the Secretary of the Treasury may, in his discretion, extend such period for a further term of six months in case application shall be made therefor.

11 Emergency tariff act of 1921: Rice, cleaned for use in the manufacture of canned foods, 1 cent per lb. 72 Unenumerated unmanufactured articles.

73 Par. 1656. Fresh sea herring and smelts and tuna fish, fresh, frozen, or packed in ice.

74 Par. 483. Fresh-water fish, and all other fish not otherwise specially provided for in this section.

75 Par. 717. Fish, fresh, frozen, or packed in ice:

76 Of 60 lbs.

77 Par. 209. Peas, green or dried.

* n. s. p. f.

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facture of earthenware, stone-
ware, or porcelain.

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Stamps: Postage or revenue stamps, Free-
canceled or uncanceled, and Gov-
ernment stamped envelopes or
post cards bearing no other print-
ing than the official imprint
thereon.
Standard newsprint paper.
Statuary and casts of sculpture for
use as models or for art educa-
tional purposes only; regalia and
gems, where specially imported in
good faith for the use and by order
of any society incorporated or
established solely for religious,
philosophical, educational, scien-
tific, or literary purposes, or for
the encouragement of the fine arts,
or for the use and by order of any
college, academy, school, semi-
nary of learning, orphan asylum,
or public hospital in the United
States, or any State or public
library, and not for sale, subject to

78 Par. 1662. Shrimps, lobsters, and other shellfish, fresh, frozen, packed in ice, or prepared or preserved in any manner, and not specially provided for.

79 Shrimps, lobsters, and other shellfish.

80 Par. 721. *

fish paste and fish sauce.

81 Stamps: Foreign postage or revenue stamps canceled or uncanceled, and foreign government stamped post cards bearing not other printing than the official imprint thereon.

82 Printing paper valued not above 211⁄2 cents per lb., free (act of 1913); valued at not above 5 cents per pound (revenue act of Sept. 8, 1916); not above 8 cents per pound (act of Apr. 23, 1920; for two years).

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1773 Statuary and casts of sculpture,
etc.-Continued.

such regulations as the Secretary
of the Treasury shall prescribe;
but the term "regalia" as herein
used shall be held to embrace only
such insignia of rank or office or
emblems as may be worn upon
the person or borne in the hand
during public exercises of the so-
ciety or institution, and shall not
include articles of furniture or fix-
tures, or of regular wearing ap-
parel, nor personal property of in-
dividuals.

1774 Altars, pulpits, communion tables, Free.
baptismal fonts, shrines, or parts
of any of the foregoing, and statu-
ary (except casts of plaster of
Paris, or of compositions of paper
or of papier-mâché), 88 imported
in good faith for presentation
(without charge) to, and for the
use of, any corporation or associa-
tion organized and operated ex-
clusively for religious purposes.

1775 Stone and sand: Burrstone in blocks, Free.
rough or unmanufactured; quartz-
ite; traprock; rottenstone, tripoli,
and sand, crude or manufactured;
silica; cliff stone, freestone, gran-
ite, and sandstone, unmanufac-
tured, and not suitable for use as
monumental, paving, or building
stone; all the foregoing n. s. p. f.
Strontianite or mineral strontium
carbonate and celestite or mineral
strontium sulphate.

1776

1777 Sulphur in any form, and sulphur Free..
ore, such as pyrites or sulphide

of iron in its natural state, and
spent oxide of iron, containing
more than 25 per cent of sulphur.

1778 Tagua nuts.

1779

1780 Tankage, fish scrap, fish meal, cod

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82 No corresponding classification in act of 1913. Dutiable according to component material of chief value.

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87 Pursuant to the provisions of the act entitled "An act to prevent the importation of impure and unwholesome tea," approved Mar. 2, 1897, and acts amendatory thereof and supplementary thereto. (Act of 1930.)

88 Provided, That all cans, boxes, and other immediate containers, including paper, and other wrappings of tea in packages of less than 5 pounds each, and all intermediate containers of such tea, shall be dutiable at the rate chargeable thereon if imported empty. (Acts of 1930 and 1922.) Provision to same effect in

act of 1913.

89 Provided further, That nothing herein contained shall be construed to repeal of impair the provisions of an act entitled "An act to prevent the importation of impure and unwholesome tea," approved March 2, 1897, and any act amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto. (Act of 1930.) Similar provisions in acts of 1922 and 1913.

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as master records, for use in the
manufacture of sound records
for export purposes.

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1798

Metal matrices obtained there-
from.

Wearing apparel, articles of personal Free 96
adornment, toilet articles, and
similar personal effects of persons
arriving in the United States; but
this exemption shall include only
such articles as were actually
owned by them and in their pos-
session abroad at the time of or
prior to their departure from a
foreign country, and as are neces-
sary and appropriate for the wear
and use of such persons and are in-
tended for such wear and use, and
shall not be held to apply to mer-
chandise or articles intended for
other persons or for sale:

90 Provided, That there shall be imposed and paid upon cassiterite, or black oxide of tin, a duty of 4 cents per pound, and upon bar, block, pig tin and grain or granulated, a duty of 6 cents per pound when it is made to appear to the satisfaction of the President of the United States that the mines of the United States are producing 1,500 tons of cassiterite and bar, block, and pig tin per year. The President shall make known this fact by proclamation, and thereafter said duties shall go into effect. (Acts of 1930 and 1922.)

Provided, That there shall be imposed and paid upon cassiterite, or black oxide of tin, and upon bar, block, pig tin, and grain or granulated, a duty of 4 cents per pound when it is made to appear to the satisfaction of the President of the United States that the mines of the United States are producing 1,500 tons of cassiterite and bar, block, and pig tin per year. The President shall make known this fact by proclamation, and thereafter said duties shall go into effect. (Act of 1913.)

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93 Including the weight of immediate containers.

94 Manufactures of wax, n. s. p. f. 95 Manufactures of base metal.

96 Provided, That all jewelry and similar articles of personal adornment having a value of $300 or more, brought in by a nonresident of the United States, shall, if sold within three years after the date of the arrival of such person in the United States, be liable to duty at the rate or rates in force at the time of such sale, to be paid by such person: Provided further, That in case of residents of the United States returning from abroad all wearing apparel, personal and household effects, and in the case of individuals returning from abroad, all professional books, implements, instruments, and tools of trade, occupation, or employment, taken by them out of the United States to foreign countries shall be admitted free of duty, without regard to their value, upon their identity being established under appropriate rules and regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury: Provided further, That up to but not exceeding $100 in value of articles acquired abroad by such residents of the United States for personal or household use or as souvenirs or curios, but not bought on commission or intended for sale, shall be admitted free of duty: Provided further, That a resident of the United States shall not take advantage of the exemption herein granted within a period of 30 days from the last exemption claimed.

Provided, That all jewelry and similar articles of personal adornment having a value of $300 or more, brought in by a nonresident of the United States, shall, if sold within three years after the date of the arrival of such person in the United States, be liable to duty at the rate or rates in force at the time of such sale, to be paid by such person (act of 1922): Provided further, That in case of residents of the United States returning from abroad all wearing apparel, personal and household effects taken by them out of the United States to foreign countries shall be admitted free of duty, without regard to their value, upon their identity being established under appropriate rules and regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Treas ury: Provided further, That up to but not exceeding $100 in value of articles acquired abroad by such residents of the United States for personal or household use or as souvenirs or curios, but not bought on commisson or intended for sale, shall be admitted free of duty (acts of 1913, 1922).

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98 Includes sawed timber.

"Provided, That if there is imported into the United States any of the foregoing lumber, planed on one or more sides and tongued and grooved, manufactured in or exported from any country, dependency, province, or other subdivision of government which imposes a duty upon such lumber exported from the United States, the President may enter into negotiations with such country, dependency, province, or other subdivision of government to secure the removal of such duty, and if such duty is not removed he may by proclamation declare such failure of negotiations, and in such proclamation shall state the facts upon which his action is taken together with the rates imposed, and make declaration that like and equal rates shall be forthwith imposed as hereinafter provided; whereupon, and until such duty is removed, there shall be levied, collected, and paid upon such lumber, when imported directly or indirectly from such country, dependency, province, or other subdivision of government, a duty equal to the duty imposed by such country, dependency, province, or other subdivision of government upon such lumber imported from the United States. (Acts of 1930 and 1922.)

Logs of fir, spruce, cedar, or Western hemlock: Provided, That any such class of logs cut from any particular class of lands shall be exempt from such duty if imported from any country, dependency, province, or other subdivision of government which has, at no time during the 12 months immediately preceding their importation into the United States, maintained any embargo, prohibition, or other restriction (whether by law, order, regulation, contractual relation or otherwise, directly or indirectly), upon the exportation of such class of logs from such country, dependency, province, or other subdivision of government, if cut from such class of lands.

Cedar, commercially known as Spanish cedar, lignum-vitæ, lancewood, ebony, box, granadilla, mahogany, rosewood, satinwood, Japanese white oak, and Japanese maple, in the log.

3 Paving posts (acts of 1913 and 1922). Posts, 10 per cent (act of 1922). Fence posts, free (act of 1913.) Manufactures of wood, n. s. p. f.

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