Synopsis of the Decisions of the Treasury Department on the Construction of the Tariff, Navigation, and Other Laws for the Year Ended ...
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1897 - Customs administration
Vols. for 1891-1897 include decisions of the United States Board of General Appraisers.
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25 per cent act of August Acting Secretary affirmed allowance amount of duties appeal application approved assessed Assistant Secretary August 28 authorized Board bond cent ad valorem certificate CHARLES Chicago circuit court City claimed classification collector of customs colors Company consists contained cotton covered dated decision designated determined district drawback dutiable duties chargeable entered entry evidence exported fact February filed Gold Government HAMLIN held hereby imported inches instant invoice January July June known letter manufactured March material matter merchandise metal named October officers Ohio Opinion overruled paragraph port pound protest quantity question Railroad Railway rate and amount receipt received referred regulations Respectfully returned rule samples southern specially specific sugar sustained Synopsis taken tariff act transportation TREASURY DEPARTMENT U. S. General Appraisers United valorem under paragraph vessel weight York
Page 916 - Whenever, as in the case of small vessels under way during bad weather, the green and red side lights cannot be fixed, these lights shall be kept at hand, lighted and ready for use : and shall, on the approach of or to other vessels, be exhibited on their respective sides in sufficient time to prevent collision, in such manner as to make them most visible, and so that the green light shall not be seen on the port side nor the red light on the starboard side, nor, if practicable, more than two points...
Page 904 - ... light, so constructed as to show an unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of twenty points of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light ten points on each side of the vessel, namely, from right ahead to two points abaft the beam on either side, and of such a character as to be visible at a distance of at least five miles.
Page 909 - Art. 17. When two sailing vessels are approaching one another, so as to involve risk of collision, one of them shall keep out of the way of the other...
Page 121 - Articles the growth, produce, and manufacture of the United States, when returned after having been exported, without having been advanced in value or improved in condition by any process of manufacture or other means...
Page 903 - The rules concerning lights shall be complied with in all weathers from sunset to sunrise, and during such time no other lights which may be mistaken for the prescribed lights shall be exhibited.
Page 906 - The vessels referred to in this article shall not be obliged to carry the lights prescribed by article four (a) and article eleven, last paragraph. Art. 8. Pilot vessels when engaged on their station on pilotage duty shall not show the lights required for other vessels, but shall carry a white light at the masthead, visible all around the horizon, and shall also exhibit a flare-up light or flare-up lights at short intervals, which shall never exceed fifteen minutes.
Page 910 - Nothing in these rules shall exonerate any vessel or the owner or master or crew thereof from the consequences of any neglect to carry lights or signals, or of any neglect to keep a proper lookout, or of the neglect of any precaution which may be required by the ordinary practice of seamen or by the special circumstances of the case.
Page 910 - Every vessel coming up with another vessel from any direction more than two points abaft her beam, that is, in such a position, with reference to the vessel which she is overtaking that at night she would be unable to see either of that vessel's side-lights, shall be deemed to be an overtaking vessel...
Page 911 - When a vessel is in distress and requires assistance from other vessels or from the shore, the following shall be the signals to be used or displayed by her, either together or separately, namely: In the daytime — First. A gun or other explosive signal fired at intervale of about a minute.
Page 904 - ... (a). These two lights shall be so placed in line with the keel that one shall be at least 15 feet higher than the other, and in such a position with reference to each other that the lower light shall be forward of the upper one. The vertical distance between these lights shall be less than the horizontal distance.