Tariff Hearings Before the Committee on Ways and Means of the House of Representatives, Sixtieth Congress, 1908-1909, Volume 4

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Page 3848 - An Act to provide revenue for the Government and to encourage the industries of the United States...
Page 4360 - Still wines and vermuth in casks, 35 cents per gallon; in bottles or Jugs, per case of one dozen bottles or Jugs, containing each not more than one quart and more than one pint, or twenty-four bottles or jugs, containing each not more than one pint, SI.
Page 4328 - States, and if there be used for covering or holding imported merchandise, whether dutiable or free, any unusual article or form designed for use otherwise than in the bona fide transportation of such merchandise to the United States, additional duty shall be levied and collected upon such material or article at the rate to which the same would be subject if separately imported. That the words "value
Page 3767 - States for sale, including the value of all cartons, cases, crates, boxes, sacks, and coverings of any kind, and all other costs, charges. . and expenses incident to placing the merchandise in condition, packed ready for shipment to the United States...
Page 4402 - I rejoice, as a moralist, at the prospect of a reduction of the duties on wine, by our national legislature. It is an error to view a tax on that liquor as merely a tax on the rich. It is a prohibition of its use to the middling class of our citizens, and a condemnation of them to the poison of whiskey, which is desolating their houses. No nation is drunken where wine is cheap ; and none sober, where the dearness of wine substitutes ardent spirits as the common beverage.
Page 3810 - States, as well as seed dealers, held this day, the following preamble and resolutions were unanimously adopted: Whereas the members of this...
Page 3621 - Fish known or labeled as anchovies, sardines, sprats, brislings, sardels, or Sardellen, packed in oil or otherwise, in bottles, jars, tin boxes or cans, shall be dutiable as follows: When in packages containing seven and one-half cubic inches or less, one and one-half cents per bottle, jar, box or can; containing more than seven and one-half...
Page 4049 - Orange peel or lemon peel, preserved, candied, or dried, and cocoanut meat or copra desiccated, shredded, cut, or similarly prepared, two cents per pound ; citron or citron peel, preserved, candied, or dried, four cents per pound. 268. Pineapples, in barrels and other packages, seven cents per cubic foot of the capacity of barrels or packages; in bulk, seven dollars per thousand.
Page 3767 - ... the actual market value or wholesale price of such merchandise as bought and sold in usual wholesale quantities, at the time of exportation to the United States, in the principal markets of the country from whence imported...
Page 3943 - The trade between the two countries is constantly increasing, and it is important to both countries that all reasonable facilities should be granted for its development. The Government of Greece strongly urges the onerousness of the duty here imposed upon the currants of that country, amounting to 100 per cent or more of their market value. This fruit is stated to be exclusively a Greek product, not coming into competition with any domestic product. The question of reciprocal commercial relations...

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