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COMPARISON OF THE TARIFF ACTS OF 1909, 1913, AND 1922.

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(NOTES.–The abbreviation “n. e.” means "not enumerated" by the tariff, and when it appears in the rate columns the rate stated is that

fixed by a decision or ruling of the General Appraisers, courts, or Treasury Department, and as far as possible such rates have been given. Where no rate appears it indicates the item has not been provided for. The abbreviation“n. s. p. f." means “not specially provided for."]

ACT OF AUGUST 5, 1909. AN ACT To provide revenue, equalize duties and encourage the industries of the United States, and for

other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That on and after the day following the passage of this act, except as otherwise specially provided for in the second section of this act, there shall be levied, collected, and paid upon al articles when imported from any foreign country into the United States or into any of its possessions (except the Philippine Islands and the islands of Guam and Tutuila) the rates of duty which are by the schedules and paragraphs of the dutiable lists of this section prescribed, namely:

ACT OF OCTOBER 3, 1913. AN ACT To reduce tariff duties and to provide revenue for the Government, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That on and after the day following the passage of this act, except as otherwise specially provided for in this act, there shall be levied, collected, and paid upon all articles when imported from any foreign country into the United States or into any of its possessions (except the Philippine Islands and the islands of Guam and Tutuila) the rates of duty which are by the schedules and paragraphs of the dutiable list of this section prescribed, namely:

ACT OF SEPTEMBER 21, 1922. AN ACT To provide revenue, to regulate commerce with foreign countries, to encourage the industries of

the United States, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled

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TITLE I.-DUTLABLE LIST.

SECTION 1. That on and after the day following the passage of this act, except as otherwise specially provided for in this act, there shall be levied, collected, and paid upon all articles when imported from any foreign country into the United States or into any of its possessions (except the Philippine Islands, the Virgin Islands, and the islands of Guam and Tutulla) the rates of duty which are prescribed by the Schedules and paragraphs of the dutiable list of this title, namely:

SCHEDULE 1.-CHEMICALS, OILS, AND PAINTS.

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1 Acids and acid anhydrides:

Acids-
Acetic, containing by weight-
Not more than 65 per cent of cent per lb....... 1 cent per lb.?...... Free.

acetic acid.
More than 65 per cent. 2 cents per lb...... 2 cents per lb.2..... Free.
Arsenic.
3 cents per lb.. Free...

Free.
Boric..

14 cents per lb..... 3 cents per lb... cent per lb.
Chloroacetic.

5 cents per lb.... 25 per cent 8 15 per cent. Citric..

17 cents per lb.. 7 cents per lb...... 5 cents per lb. Gallic

8 cents per lb.. 8 cents per lb. 6 cents per lb. Lactic, containing by weight of

lactic acid 4—
Less than 30 per cent.. 2 cents per lb.. 2 cents per 1b.6. 11 cents per lb.
30 per cent and less than 55 4 cents per lb..... 2 cents per lb.6. ij cents per lb.

per cent.
55 per cent or more..

9 cents per lb.6. 3 cents per lb.7. 14 cents per lb. Oleic, or red oil...

1} cents per lb... 25 per cent 8. 15 per cent. Oxalíc.

4 cents per lb.. 2 cents per lb.. 11 cents per lb.
Phosphoric..
2 cents per lb... Free...

Free.
Pyrogallic..

12 cents per lb.. 25 per cent 3 12 cents per lb. Stearic...

14 cents per lb... 25 per cent 3. 15 per cent Tannic, tannin, and extracts of

nutgalls,containing by

weight of tannic acid
Less than 50 per cent.. 4 cents per lh....
50 per cent or more and not 10 cents per lb.

35 cents per lb.8... 5 cents per lb.8 medicinal.

1 cent per lb. and cent per lb.10 50 per cent or more and medici- 20 cents per lb.....

10 per cent.
ñal.
Tartaric...

6 cents per lb.. 5 cents per lb...... 3} cents per lb.
All other acids n. s. p.f... 25 per cent.. 25 per cent. 15 per cent.
Anhydrides-
Acetic.

5 cents per lb... 21 cents per lb..... 24 cents per lb. All other, n. s.p.f.

25 per cent. 25 per cent.11. 15 per cent.
2 Acetaldehyde, aldol or acetaldol, 6 cents per lb. and 25 per cent 12 15 per cent.12

aldehyde ammonia, butyralde 30 per cent.
hyde, crotonaldehyde, paracetal-
dehyde, ethylene chlorohy drin,
ethylene dichloride, ethylene gly-
col, ethylene oxide, glycol mono-
acetate, propylene chlorohydrin,
propylene dichloride, and propy-

Iene glycol. 3 Acetone.

25 per cent. 25 per cent (n. e.... 1 cent per lb. Acetone oil.

25 per cent. 25 per cent 12. 1 cent per lb.18 Ethyl methyl ketone..

25 per cent. 25 per cent 12 15 per cent.12 1 Specific gravity not exceeding 1.047. . Specific gravity exceeding 1.047. * Acids n. sp. f.

- Provided, That any lactic-acid anhydride present shall be determined as lactic acid and included as such. (Act of 1922.) 6 But not less than 25 per cent. * Not over 40 per cent lactic acid.

Over 40 per cent lactic acid. 8 Tannic acid and tannin. 9 Extract of nutgalls, aqueous, not containing alcohol and not medicinal. 10 Extracts and decoctions of nutgalls. 11 Performing the functions of acids. 12 Chemical compounds, n. s. p. f. 13 Acetone included acetone oil. (Mc Enany v. United States, 8 Ct, Cust. Appls., 329.)

SCHEDULE 1.-CHEMICALS, OILS, AND PAINTS-Continued.

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4 Alcohol: Amyl.

6 cents per lb... cent per lb. cent per lb. Butyl. 6 cents per lb.. cent per lb

cent per lb. Ethyl, for nonbeverage purposes 15 cents per gal.... $2.60 per proof | $2.60 per proof gal.14

only. Fusel oil.

6 cents per lb.... 4 cent per lb... } cent per lb Methyl or wood (or methanol). 12 cents per gal. 20 per cent (n.e.). Free. Propyl...

6 cents per lb... 25 per cent.15. 15 per cent. 5 Chemical elements, chemical salts 25 per cent. 25 per cent 15 15 per cent.16

and compounds, medicinal prepa-
rations, and combinations and
mixtures of any of the foregoing,
obtained naturally or artificially

and n. s.p.f.
6 Aluminum hydroxide or refined
bauxite.

cent per lb.......es cent per 15.12.... |15 per cent

lb.18.
Aluminum sulphate, alum cake or

aluminous cake:
Containing not more than 15 per

cent of alumina and more iron
than the equivalent of 76 of 1 per cent per lb..... {1 cent per lb.10-

cent per lb.20.

$15 per cent.
Containing more than 15 per cent
of alumina or not more iron than

It cent per per lb. 19
the equivalent of ty of 1 per cent cent per lb..

11 cent per 15.20 $15 per cent. Ammonium aluminum sulphate or

cent per lb....
ammonia alum.

S} cent per lb.19
cent per lb.20

}15 per cent.
Potassium aluminum sulphate or
potash alum.

}1 cent per lb.

Si cent per lb.19
l cent per lb.20

}15 per cent.
All other aluminum salts and com- | 25 per cent.. 25 per cent 21. 15 per cent.

pounds, n. s.p.f.
Ammonia, liquid anhydrous... 24 cents per lb..... 5 cents per lb... 24c. per lb.
Ammonium:
Bicarbonate

14 cents per lb 25 per cent 21 15 per cent.a1
Carbonate

17 cents per lb.. 14 cents per lb. cent per lb. Chloride..

11 cents per lb. cent per lb.. cent per lb. Nitrate...

1 cent per lb 25 per cent 21 Free.
Perchlorate.
14 cents per lb. 25 per cent 21

Free.
Phosphate..

lj cents per lb. 25 per cent (n.e.). 1 cent per lb.
Sulphate.
1 cent per lb.. Free.

Free. 8 Antimony: Oxide..

2 cents per lb..... 11 cents per lb. and 25 per cent.

25 per cent. Sulphides and other salts and com- 1 cent per lb. and 25 per cent 21. 15 per cent (1. e.). pounds n. s.p.f.

25 per cent. Tartar emetic or potassium-anti- 6 cents per lb... 25 per cent 21 25 per cent.22

mony tartrate.
9 Argols, tartar, and wine lees, crude

or partly refined:
Containing not more than 90 per 5 per cent.

f3 cents per lb.23
cent of potassium bitartrate.

15 per cent.24

5 per cent.
Containing more than 90 per cent
of potassium bitartrate.

*5 cents per lb......4 cents per lb...

15 per cent.

24 cents per lb. Calcium tartrate, crude...

5 per cent.. 25 per cent (n.e.). . 5 per cent. Cream of tartar.

5 cents per lb... 5 cents per lb. 22 cents per Ib. Rochelle salts or potassium-sodium 5 cents per lb.. 3 cents per lb.. 21 cents per lb.

tartrate. 10 Balsams: 5

Copaiba, fir or Canada, Peru, tolu, 10 per cent..

styrax, and all other balsams,

natural and uncompounded. Advanced

i cent per lb. and 15 per cent.

10 per cent. Crude....

Free...

10 per cent. 14 Spirits manufactured or distilled from grain or other material, n. 3. p. i.

15 Alkalies, alkaloids, all combinations of the foregoing, all chemical compounds, mixtures, and salts, n. s.p.f.

16 Alkalies, alkaloids, all chemical and medicinal compounds, preparations, mixtures, and salts, and combinations thereof, n. s.p.f.

17 Containing not more than 64 per cent of alumina.
18 Containing more than 64 per cent of alumina.
19 Containing not more than 15 per cent of alumina and more than 1 of 1 per cent of iron oxide.
20 Containing more than 15 per cent of alumina or not more than to 1 per cent of iron oxide.
a Chemical compounds, mixtures, and salts, n. s.p.i.

Antimony oxide, salts, and compounds of.
23 Partly refined.
* Crude.
% Provided, That no article containing alcohol shall be classified for duty under this paragraph.
* Styrax, free.

SCHEDULE 1.-CHEMICALS, OILS, AND PAINTS—Continued.

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}t cent per lb.

11 Gums:
Amber and amberoid, unmanu- $1 per lb.... Free...

$1 per lb.27
factured, n. s. p. f.
Arabic or senegal..
1 cent per lb. Free.

1 cent per lb.
Barium;
Carbonate, precipitated.

1 cent per lb 25 per cent (n.e.). 15 per cent. Chloride..

14 cents per lb. 25 per cent (n.e.).. cent per lb. Dioxide.

4 cents per lb. 25 per cent (n.e.). 14 cents per lb. Hydroxide.

14 cents per lb... 25 per cent 21 15 per cent.21 Nitrate..

2 cents per lb. 25 per cent 21. 15 per cent. 21 13 Blackings, powders, liquids, and 25 per cent. 25 per cent 28 15 per cent.

creams for cleaning or polishing,

n. s. p. f.29 14 Bleaching powder or chlorinated to cent per lb..... cent per lb...... to cent per lb.

lime. 15 Caffeine..

$1,50 per Ib. 25 per cent (n.e.).. $1 per lb. Compounds of..

25 per cent

25 per cent (n. e.).. 25 per cent. Impure tea, tea waste, tea siftings 1 cent per lb. Free (n. e.)..... 1 cent per Ib.

and sweepings, for manufacturing
purposes, in bond, pursuant to pro-
visions of acts of May 16, 1908, and

May 31, 1920.
16 Calcium carbide...

1 cent per lb. 25 per cent (n. e.).. Free. 17 Calomel, corrosive sublimate, and 45 per cent........

35 per cent.

15 per cent. other mercurial preparations.30 18 Carbon tetrachloride..

24 cents per lb... 25 per cent 21

1 cent per lb. Chloroform.....

6 cents per lb.. 10 cents per lb. 2 cents per lb. Tetrachloroethane and trichloro 35 per cent....... 25 per cent a.. 15 per cent. 21

ethylene. 19 Casein or lactarene. 24 cents per lb..... Free...

Free. 20 Chalk or whiting or Paris white: Cubes, blocks, sticks, disks, or 25 per cent.

1 cent per lb... 25 per cent.
otherwise, including tailors',

billiard, and red
Dry, ground, or bolted..

25 per cent.

si cent per lb.31

li cent per lb.32 Ground in oil (putty).

1 cent per lb. cent per lb. 15 per cent. Precipitated..

25 per cent.

cent per lb, 25 per cent.** Manufactures of chalk, n. s.p.f..... 25 per cent. 25 per cent.. 25 per cent. 21 Chemical compounds, mixtures, and 25 per cent. 25 per cent (1. e.). 10 per cent.

salts, of which gold, platinum,
rhodium, or silver constitutes thé

element of chief value.
22 Chemical compounds, salts, and 35 per cent.. 25 per cent (n.e.).. 10 per cent.

mixtures of bismuth 23 Chemicals, drugs, medicinal and 25 per cent.

25 per cent.

25 per cent.
similar substances, whether duti-
able or free, when imported in
capsules, pills, tablets, lozenges,
troches, ampoules, jubes, or similar
forms, including powders put up

in médicinal doses.35
24 Alcoholic compounds, n. s. p.f.:

Containing 20 per cent or less of 20 cents per lb. and 60 cents per lb. and 10 cents per lb. and
alcohol.

25 per cent.
25 per cent.

20 per cent. Containing more than 20 per cent 40 cents per lb. and 60 cents per lb. and 20 cents per lb. and and not more than 50 per cent of 25 per cent.

25 per cent. 20 per cent. alcohol. Containing more than 50 per cent 80 cents per lb. and 60 cents per lb. and 40 cents per lb. and of alcohol.

25 per cent. 25 per cent. 20 per cent. 21 Chemical compounds, mixtures, and salts, 1. s. p. f. 27 Amber in chips valued at not more than 50 cents per pound, free. 28 Powders, liquids, and creams for cleaning or polishing limited to those for boots and shoes.

29 Provided, That no preparations containing alcohol shall be classified for duty under this paragraph. (Acts of 1913 and 1922.)

80 “ Other mercurial medicinal preparations” in act of 1909. 31 Ground or bolted. 33 Precipitated naturally or artifically. 34 Precipitated, suitable for medicinal or toilet purposes. 35 "Ampoules, jubes,” not mentioned in act of 1909. “Including powders put up in medicinal doses" added in act of 1922.

32 Dry.

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