... Tariff Schedules: Hearings Before the Committee on Ways and Means, House of Representatives ...
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1913 - Tariff
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Page 2901 - 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 2864 - FURTHER RESOLVED, that a copy of this Resolution be spread upon the records of this Board and that a copy thereof be delivered to Joye Hoekzema and family.
Page 2255 - 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, thirty-five per centum ad valorem.
Page 2355 - 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 2567 - States shall be deprived of the lawful duties, or any portion thereof, accruing upon the merchandise, or any portion thereof...
Page 2248 - Treasury. 173. Chair cane or reeds wrought or manufactured from rattans or reeds, 10 per centum ad valorem; osier or willow, including chip of and split willow, prepared for basket makers' use, 10 per centum ad valorem; manufactures of osier or willow and willow furniture, 25 per centum ad valorem.
Page 2690 - ... uncleaned rice, or rice free of the outer hull and still having the inner cuticle on...
Page 2778 - Mauritius according to the imperial weights and measures now by law established ; and that in all cases where such duties are imposed according to any specific quantity or any specific value, the same shall be deemed to apply in the same proportion to any greater or less quantity of value ; and that all such duties shall be under the management of the Commissioners of the Customs.
Page 2568 - If any consignor, seller, owner, importer, consignee, agent, or other person or persons enters or introduces, or attempts to enter or introduce, into the commerce of the United States any imported merchandise by means of any fraudulent or false invoice, declaration, affidavit, letter, paper, or by means of any false statement, written or verbal...