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TITLE II.-FREE LIST.

ACT OF AUGUST 5, 1909. That on and after the day following the passage of this act, except as otherwise specially provided for in this act, the articles mentioned in the following paragraphs shall, when imported into the United States or into any of its possessions (except the Philippine Islands and the islands of Guam and Tutuila), be exempt from duty:

ACT OF OCTOBER 3, 1913. That on and after the day following the passage of this act, except as otherwise specially provided for in this act, the articles mentioned in the following paragraphs shall, when imported into the United States or into any of its possessions (except the Philippine Islands and the islands of Guam and Tutuila), be exempt from duty: 1

ACT OF SEPTEMBER 21, 1922. SEC. 201. That on and after the day following the passage of this act, except as otherwise specially provided for in this act, the articles mentioned in the following paragraphs, when imported into the United States or into any of its possessions (except the Philippine Islands, thé Virgin Islands, and the islands of Guam and Tutuila), shall be exempt from duty:

SCHEDULE 15.

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1501 Acids: Chromic.

Free

2 cents per lb... Free. Hydrochloric or muriatic, hydro- Free.

Free.

Free. fluoric, nitric.

cent per lb..
Sulphuric, or oil of vitriol..

Free.
Free

Free.
Mixtures of nitric and sulphuric. Free.

25 per cent. Free (n. o.).
Valerianic.....

Free.
Free.

Free.
Acid anhydrides of the foregoing, Free.

(8)...
n. s. p. f.
1502 All the following which are natural
and uncompounded and are

in
a crude state, not advanced in
value or condition by shredding,
grinding, chipping, crushing, or
any other process or treatment
whatever beyond that essential
to proper packing and the pre-
vention of decay or deterioration

pending manufacture: 4
Aconite, aloes, asafetida, cocculus

Free.
Free..

Free.
indicus, ipecac, jalap, manna,
marshmallow or althea root,
leaves and flowers.
Maté..

Free.
10 per cent

Free.
Pyrethrum or insect flowers. Free.

Free.

Free. 1503 Agates, unmanufactured ..

Free.
Free.

Free.
1504 Agriculturalimplements:
Agricultural drills and planters... Free.

15 per cent

Free.
Cotton gins....

Free.
15 per cents

Free.
Cream separators valued at not Free.

45 per cent

Free.7
more than $50 each.
Cultivators...

Free.
15 per cents

Free.
Harrows, tooth and disk, har- Free.

15 per cent. Free.
vesters.
Headers..

Free.
45 per cento

Free.
Horserakes.

Free.
15 per cent

Free. 1. Supplies for American Red Cross donated abroad exempted from duty by act of Aug. 31, 1918, chap. 165, until one year after end of war. Sulphuric acid which at the temperature of 60° F. does not exceed the specific gravity of 1.380, for use in manufacturing superphosphate of lime or artificial manures of any kind, or for any agricultural purposes: Provided, That upon ali sulphuric acid imported from any country, whether independent or a dependency, which imposes a duty upon sulphuric acid imported into such country from the United States, there shall belevied and collected a duty of one-fourth of1 cent per pound. • Dutiable or free as ácids when performing their functions. Provided, That no article containing alcohol shall be admitted free of duty under this paragraph,

Provided, That any of the foregoing, when imported from any country, dependency, province, or colony which imposes no tax or duty on like articles imported from the United States, shall be imported free Articles or wares n. s. p. f., composed wholly or in part of iron, steel, lead, copper, metal, and whether partly or wholly manufactured. ? Valued at not exceeding $75.

of duty:

or other SCHEDULE 15-Continued.

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1504 Agricultural implements-Contd. Machinery for use in the manu- Free.

45

Free.
facture of sugar.
Mowers..

Free.
15 per cent.

Free.
Plows, reapers, thrashing ma- Free.

15 per cento Free,
chines.
Wagons and carts.

Free.
45 per cent.

Free.
All other agricultural implements Free.

45 per cent.

Free.
of any kind or description,
n. s. p. f., whether in whole or

in parts, including repair parts.8 1505 Albumen, n. s.p.f...

Free.
Free...

Free. 1506 | Any animal imported by a citizen of

the United States specially for
breeding purposes,9 shall be ad-
mitted free, whether intended to
be used by the importer himself or
for sale for such purposes (except
black or silver foxes (added in act
of 1922]): Provided, That no such
animal shall be admitted free un-
less pure bred of a recognized breed
and duly registered in a book of
record recognized by the Secretary
of Agriculturefor that breed: Pro-
vided further, That the certificate
of such record and pedigree of such
animal shall be produced and sub-
mitted to the Department of Agri-
culture, duly authenticated by the
proper custodian of such book of
record, together with an affidavit
of the owner, agent, or importer
that the animal imported is the
i dentical animal described in said
certificate of record and pedigree.
The Secretary of Agriculture may
prescribe such regulations as may
be required for determining the
purity of breeding and the iden-
tity of such animal: And provided
further, That the collectors of cus-
toms shall require a certificate
from the Department of Agricul-
ture stating that such animal is
pure bred of a recognized breed
and duly registered in a book of
record recognized by the Secretary
of Agriculture for that breed.
The Secretary of the Treasury may

prescribe such additional regula-
tions as may be required for the
strict enforcement of this provision.
Horses, mules, asses (cattle, sheep,

and other domestic animals[added
in act of 1922]) straying across the
boundary line into any foreign
country, or driven across such
boundary line by the owner for
temporary pasturage purposes
only, together with their offspring,
shall be dutiable unless brought
back to the United States within
(six { act of 1913]) eight months, in
which case they shall be

free of
duty, under regulations to be pre-
scribed by the Secretary of the
Treasury;a And provided further,
That the provisions of this act
shall apply to all such animals as

have been imported and are in 6 See footnote 6 on p. 125. 8 Provided, That no article specified by name in Title I shall be free of duty under this paragraph.

9 Emergency Tariff Act of 1921: “Cattle and sheep and other stock imported for breeding purposes shall be admitted free of duty."

a Public Resolution No. 101, 67th Congress: Horses, mules, asses, cattle, sheep, goats, and other domestic animals, which heretofore have strayed across the boundary line into any foreign country, or been driven across such boundary line by the owner for temporary pasturage purposes only, or which may so stray or be driven before March 1, 1923, shall, together with their offspring, be admitted free of duty, under regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury, is brought back to the United States within tweive months from the time they so strayed or were driven. Approved March 4, 1923.

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1506 | Horses, etc.--Continued.

quarantine or otherwise in the
custody of customs or other officers
of the United States at the date of
the taking effect of this act 10 (Acts

of 1913 and 1922.).
1507 Animals brought into the United Free.

Free.

Free.
States temporarily for a period not
exceeding six months, for the pur-
pose of breeding, exhibition, or
competition for prizes offered by
any agricultural, polo, or racing
association; but a bond shall be
given in accordance with regula-
tions prescribed by the Secretary
of the Treasury; also teams of ani-
mals, including their harness and
tackle, and the wagons or other
vehicles actually owned by persons
emigrating from foreign countries
to the United States with their
families, and in actual use for the
purpose of such emigration, under
such regulations as the Secretary of
the Treasury may prescribe; and
wild animals and birds 11 intended
for exhibition in zoological collec-
tions for scientific or educational

purposes, and not for sale or profit. 1508 Antimony ore..

Tree.

1 cent per lb.12. Free.18 1509 Annatto and all extracts of, archil or Free.

Free.

Free.
archil liquid, cochineal, cudbear,
gambier, litmus prepared or un-
prepared; all of the foregoing not

containing alcohol.
1510 Antitoxins, used for therapeutic

Free..

25

per cent (n.e.).. Free.
purposes.
Vaccines, viruses.

Free.
(14)....

Free,15
Vaccine virus 16

Free.

Free.
Serums.

Free.

25 per cent (n.e.)17.. Free.15
Bacterins.

Free.
(14)..

Free.15 10 Act of 1909: Any animal imported by a citizen of the United States

specially for breeding purposes shall be admitted free, whether intended to be so used by the importer himself, or for sale for such purpose: Provided, That no such animal shall be admitted free unless pure bred of a recognized breed, and duly registered in the book of record established for that breed: And provided further, That certificate of such record and of the pedigree of such animal shall be produced and submitted to the customs officer, duly authenticated by the proper custodian of such book of record, together with the affidavit of the owner, agent, or importer that such animal is the identical animal described in said certificate of record and pedigree: And provided further, That the Secretary of Agriculture shall determine and certify to the Secretary of the Treasury what are recognized breeds and pure bred animals under the provisions of this paragraph. The Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe such additional regulations as may be required for the strict enforcement of this provision. Cattle, horses, sheep, or other domestic animals straying across the boundary line into any foreign country, or driven across such boundary line by the owner

for temporary pasturage purposes only, together with their offspring, may be brought back to the United States within six months free of duty, under regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury: And provided further, That the provisions of this act shall apply to all such animals as have been imported and are in quarantine, or otherwise in the custody of customs or other officers of the United States, at the date of the passage of this act. 11 “And birds” added by act of 1922.

* antimony ore, stibnite * * * 1 cent per pound on the antimony contents therein contained: Provided, That on all importations of antimony-bearing ores and matte containing antimony the duties shall be estimated at the port of entry, and a bond given in double the amount of such estimated duties for the transportation of the ores by common carriers bonded for the transportation of appraised or unappraised merchandise to properly equipped sampling or smelting establishments, whether designated as bonded warehouses or otherwise. On the arrival of the ores at such establishment, they shall be sampled according to commercial methods under the supervision of Government officers, who shall be stationed at such establishment, and who shall submit the samples thus obtained to a Government assayer, designated by the Secretary of the Treasury, who shall make a proper assay of the sample, and report the result to the proper customs officers, and the import entry shall be liquidated thereon, except in case of ores that shall be removed to a bonded warehouse to be refined for exportation as provided by law, and the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to make all necessary regulations to enforce the provisions of this paragraph; * * *

13 And stibnite containing antimony, but only as to the antimony content
14 No corresponding classification.
16 All other serums derived from animals. (Act of 1913.
16 Acts of 1909 and 1913.
17 Tuberculosis serum.

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1511 Arrowroot in its natural state and Free...

Free...

Free.
not manufactured.
1512 Sulphide of arsenic 18.

Free..
Free..

Free. 1513 Arsenious acid or white arsenic 19. Free.

Free.

Free. 1514 Articles the growth, produce, or

manufacture of the United States
(not including animals 20 (act of
1909)], when returned after having
been exported, without having
been advanced in value or im-
proved in condition by any process
of manufacture or other means if
imported by or for the account of
the person who exported them
from the United States;21 steel
boxes,22 casks, barrels, carboys,
bags, and other containers or cov-
erings of American manufacture
exported filled with American
products, or exported empty and
returned filled with foreign prod-
ucts, including shooks and staves
when return ed as barrels or boxes
also quicksilver flasks or bottles;
iron or steel drums of either do,
mestic or foreign manufacture-
used for the shipment of acids, or,
other chemicals, 23 which shall have
been actually exported from the
United States; but proof of the
identity of such articles shall be
made, under general regulations
to be prescribed by the Secretary
of the Treasury, but the exemp-
tion of bags from duty shall apply
only to such domestic bags as may
be imported by the exporter there
of, and if any such articles are sub-
ject to internal-revenue tax at the
time of exportation, such tax shall
be proved to have been paid before
exportation and not refunded;
photographic dry plates (or (acts
of 1909, 1913)] and films of Ameri-
can manufacture (except moving-
picture films), exposed abroad,
whether developed or not, and
[films from moving-picturé ma-
chines (acts of 1909, 1913)] photo-
graphic films light struck or other-
wise damaged, or worn out, so as
to be unsuitable for any other pur-
pose than the recovery of the con-
stituent materials, provided the
basic films are of American manu-
facture, but proof of the identity
of such articles shall be made
under general regulations to be
prescribed by the Secretary of the
Treasury; articles exported from
the United States for repairs may
be returned upon payment of a
duty upon the value of the repairs
at the rate at which the article
itself would be subject if imported,
under conditions and regulations

to be prescribed by the Secretary
18 Classified as "arsenic and sulphide of arsenic, or orpiment” in acts of 1909 and 1913.
19 "Or white

arsenic” added in act of 1922. 20 Amended by the act of July 27, 1911 (T. D. 31784), by striking out the words "not including animals” and adding the following proviso:

"And provided further, That cattle, horses, sheep, and other domestic animals straying across the boundary line into

any foreign country or driven across such boundary line by the owners for temporary pasturago purposes only, together with their offspring, shall be dutiable, unless brought back to the United States within six months, under regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury, in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 492.”

21 If imported by or for the account of the person who exported them from the United States” added in act of 1922 22 “Steel boxes” not in act of 1909. 23 " Or other chemicals” not in act of 1909.

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SCHEDULE 15–Continued.

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1514 Articles the growth, produce, or

manufacture of the United
States, etc.-Continued.
of the Treasury:24 Provided, That
this paragraph shall not apply to
any article upon which an allow-
ance of drawback has been made,
the reimportation of which is
hereby prohibited, except upon
payment of duties equal to the
drawbacks allowed; or to any ar-
ticle manufactured in bonded
warehouse and exported under
any provision of law: Provided
further, That when manufactured
tobacco which has been exported
without payment of internal-reve-
nue tax shall be reimported

it shall
be retained in the custody of the
collector of customs until internal-
revenue stamps in payment of the
legal duties shall be placed thereon:
And provided further, That the

provisions of this paragraph shall not apply to animals made dutiable under the provisions of paragraph

(397 (act of 1913)] 1506.25 1515 Asbestos: Unmanufactured...

Free.
Free.

Free.
Crudes, fibers, stucco, and sand Free.

(26).

(26). and refuse containing not more

than 15 per cent of foreign matter. 1516 Waste bagging, and wastesugar sack Free.

Free.

Free. cloth. 1517. Bananas, green or ripe..

Free.

Free 27 1518 Barks, cinchona or other, from which Free.

Free.

Free. quinine may be extracted. 1519 Bells, broken, and bell metal, broken Free.

Free.

Free. and fit only to be remanufactured. 1520 Bibles, comprising the books of the Free.

25 per cent 28

Free.
Old or New Testament, or both,

bound or unbound.
1521 All binding twine manufactured Free..

Free 30

Free.
from New Zealand hemp, hene-
quen 29 manila, istle or Tampico
fiber, sisal grass, or sunn, or a mix-
ture of any two or more of them, of
single ply and measuring not ex-

ceeding 750 feet 31 to the pound. 1522 Bread 22

Free.
20 per cent.

Free. 1523 Fish sounds, crude, dried or salted

Free.
Free.

Free.
for preservation only, and un-
manufactured, n. s. p. f.

SFree. 1524 Blood, dried, n. s.p.f....

Free..

Free.

12 cents per lb.33 1525 Bolting cloths composed of silk, im- Free.

Free..

Free.
ported expressly for milling pur-
poses, and so permanently marked
as not to be available for any other

use.
1526 Bones: Crude, steamed or ground; Free...

Free.

Free.
bone dust, bone meal, and bone
ash; and animal carbon suitable

only for fertilizing purposes. 24 "Articles exported from the United States for repairs may be returned upon payment of a duty upon the value of the repairs at the rate at which the article itself would be subject if imported under conditions and regulations to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury” not in act of 1909. 25 Last proviso not in act of 1909. 26 No corresponding classification. 27 Fruits, green, ripe, n. s. p. f. 2 Books of all kinds'* *'* wholly or in chief value of paper, n. s. p. f. 29 "Henequen”

added by act of 1922. 30 Provided, That articles mentioned in this paragraph, if imported from a country which lays an import duty on like articles imported from the United States, shall be subject to a duty of one-half of 1 cent per pound. 21 600 feet in act of 1909.

*2 Provided, That no article shall be exempted from duty as bread unless yeast was the leavening substance used in its preparation. (Act of 1922.)

83 Soluble dried blood.

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