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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1909 - United States

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Page 1768 - The only case in which, on mere principles of 'political economy, protecting duties can be defensible, is when they are imposed temporarily (especially in a young and rising nation) in hopes of naturalizing a foreign industry, in itself perfectly suitable to the circumstances of the country. The superiority of one country over another in a branch of production, often arises only from having begun it sooner. There may be no inherent advantage on one part, or disadvantage on the other, but only a present...
Page 1088 - ... (except such as contain merchandise subject to an ad valorem rate of duty, or to a rate of duty based in whole or in part upon the value thereof, which shall be dutiable at the rate applicable to their contents...
Page 1768 - But it cannot be expected that individuals should, at their own risk, or rather to their certain loss, introduce a new manufacture, and bear the...
Page 1511 - ... think it will help you? You do not know the facts? I think it probably will myself! Mr. WORTH. We know that large quantities of ore are coming in now. Will it not help us that much more? Mr. UNDERWOOD.
Page 1529 - Wheels for railway purposes, or parts thereof, made of iron or steel, and steel-tired wheels for railway purposes, whether wholly or partly finished, and iron or steel locomotive, car, or other railway tires or parts thereof, wholly or partly manufactured...
Page 1112 - Will you tell me whether it is 10 per cent, 20 per cent, 30 per cent, 40 per cent, 90 per cent, or 100 per cent ? Mr.
Page 1885 - In all tariff legislation the true principle of protection is best maintained by the imposition of such duties as will equal the difference between the cost of production at home and abroad, together with a reasonable profit to American industries.
Page 1313 - Iron ore, including nianganiferous iron ore, and the dross or residuum from burnt pyrites, forty cents per ton: Provided, That in levying and collecting the duty on iron ore no deduction shall be made from the weight of the ore on account of moisture which may be chemically or physically combined therewith ; basic slag, ground or unground, one dollar per ton.
Page 1314 - All paints, colors, pigments, stains, lakes, crayons, including charcoal crayons or fusains, smalts and frostings, whether crude or dry or mixed, or ground with water or oil or with solutions other than oil, not otherwise specially provided for in this section...
Page 1528 - Articles or wares not specially provided for in this Act, composed wholly or in part of iron, steel, lead, copper, nickel, pewter, zinc, gold, silver, platinum, aluminum or other metal, and whether partly or wholly manufactured, forty-five per centum ad valorem.

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