United States Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1913 - United States
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
 

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Page 2903 - We denounce Republican protection as a fraud, a robbery of the great majority of the American people for the benefit of the few. We declare it to be a fundamental principle of the Democratic party that the Federal Government has no Constitutional power to impose and collect tariff duties, except for the purpose of revenue only, and we demand that the collection of such taxes shall be limited to the necessities of the Government when honestly and economically administered.
Page 2504 - That when duties are based upon the weight of merchandise deposited in any public or private bonded warehouse, said duties shall be levied and collected upon the weight of such merchandise at the time of its entry.
Page 2507 - The term wrapper tobacco as used in this section means that quality of leaf tobacco which has the requisite color, texture, and burn, and is of sufficient size for cigar wrappers, and the term filler tobacco means all other leaf tobacco.
Page 2568 - ... by means whereof the United States shall or may be deprived of the lawful duties or any portion thereof, accruing upon the merchandise or any portion thereof, embraced or referred to in such invoice, declaration, affidavit, letter, paper, or statement...
Page 2258 - House or cabinet furniture wholly or in chief value of wood, wholly or partly finished, and manufactures of wood, or bark, or of which wood or bark is the component material of chief value, not specially provided for in this section, thirtyfive per centum ad valorem.
Page 2225 - ... 198. Sawed boards, planks, deals, and all forms of sawed cedar, lignum-vitse, lancewood, ebony, box, granadilla, mahogany, rosewood, satinwood, and all other cabinet woods not further manufactured than sawed, fifteen per centum ad valorem; veneers of wood, and wood, unmanufactured, not specially provided for in this Act, twenty per centum ad valorem.
Page 2568 - ... act or omission by means whereof the United States shall be deprived of the lawful duties, or any portion thereof...
Page 2361 - We recognize that our system of tariff taxation is intimately connected with the business of the country, and we favor the ultimate attainment of the principles we advocate by legislation that will not injure or destroy legitimate industry. We denounce the action of President Taft in vetoing the bills to reduce the tariff in the cotton, woolen, metals and chemical schedules, and the farmers...
Page 2640 - The farm. Best home of the family. Main source of national wealth. Foundation of civilized society.
Page 2214 - Canadian by boosting the price of standing timber in the Dominion Government and correspondingly depreciating the value and reducing the stumpage prices in this country. Now, if the standing timber in this country were owned by the 28,000 sawmill men, you might say we were asking you to legislate for the benefit of a few at the expense of the many, but such is not the case.

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