A Table of Leading Articles Imported, Giving Rate at Entry by the Tariff Act of 1897. Note. - N. e. s. indicates "when not elsewhere specified"; ad val. indicates ad valorem duty.

Articles - Tariff Rate Alcohol, amylic, or fusel oil................1/4 ct. per lb.

Animals for breeding purposes........... Free

Barley, bushel of 48 lb.........30 ct. per bu.

Beads ........................35% ad val.

Beef, mutton, and pork.........2 ct. per lb.

Beer, ale, not in bottles........20 ct. per gal.

Beer, porter, and ale, in bottles........40 ct. per gal.

Bindings, cotton................45% ad val.

Bindings, flax..................45% ad val.

Bindings, wool.................50 ct. per lb. and 60% ad val. Blankets ......................22 ct. per lb. and 30% ad val. Blankets, value 40 ct. to 50 ct.......... 33 ct. per lb. and 35% ad val. (a)

Bonnets, silk....................60% ad val.

Books, charts, maps..............25% ad val.

Books, over 20 yr. old, for public libraries .....................Free

Bronze, manufactures of..........45% ad val.

Brushes .........................40% ad val.

Butter, and substitutes..........6 ct. per lb.

Buttons, sleeve and collar, gilt........ 50% ad val.

Canvas for sails...............45% ad val.

Caps, fur and leather...........35% ad val.

Carpets, treble ingrain.........22 ct. per sq. yd. and

40% ad val. Carpets, two-ply................18 ct. per sq. yd. and

40% ad val.

Carpets, tapestry Brussels......28 ct. per sq. yd. and

40% ad val. Carpets, Wilton, Axminster, velvet......................60 ct. per sq. yd. and

40% ad val.

Cattle (over 1 yr. old)..........27 1/2% ad val.

Cheese, all kinds..............6 ct. per lb.

Cigars and cigarettes..........$4.50 per lb. and 25% ad val.

Clocks, n. e. s.................40% ad val.

Clothing, ready-made, cotton, n. e. s......................50% ad val.

Clothing, ready-made, linen, silk, and woolen.................60% ad val. (k)

Coal, anthracite................Free

Coal, bituminous...............67 ct. per ton

Coffee........................Free

Confectionery, all sugar........50% ad val. (if more than 15 ct. per lb.)

Copper, manufactures of.......45% ad val.

Cotton gloves..................50% ad val.

Cotton handkerchiefs, hemmed.. 45% ad val. Cotton handkerchiefs, hemstitched ....................55% ad val.

Cotton hosiery.................50 ct. to $2 per doz.

pairs and 15% ad val. Cotton shirts and drawers......60 ct. to $2.25 per doz.

and 15 to 50% ad val. Cotton plushes, unbleached.....9 ct. per sq. yd. and

25% ad val.

Cotton webbing................45% ad val.

Cotton curtains................50% ad val.

Cutlery, more than $3 per doz.. 20 ct. per piece and

40% ad val. Cutlery, razors, over $3 per doz. $1.75 per doz. and 20% ad val. Cutlery, table knives...........16 ct. each and 15% ad val. Cutlery, table knives, over $4 per doz.....................45% ad val.

Diamonds (uncut, free), cut and set.........................60% ad val.

Diamonds, cut, but not set......10% ad val.

Drugs (crude, free), not crude.. 1/4 ct. per lb. and 10% ad val.

Dyewoods, crude...............Free

Dye woods, extracts of..........7/8 ct. per lb.

Earthenware, common..........25% ad val.

Earthenware, porcelain, plain.. ..........55% ad val. Earthenware, porcelain, etc., decorated ..................60% ad val.

Eggs ..........................5 ct. per doz.

Engravings ...................25% ad val.

Extracts, meat.................35 ct. per lb.

Fertilizers, guanos, manures___Free

Firearms ..................... (b)

Fish, American fisheries........Free

Fish, smoked, dried............ 3/4 ct. per lb.

Flannels.......................22 ct. per lb. and 30% ad val. Flannels, value 40 ct. to 50 ct..........33 ct. per lb. and 35% ad val. Flax, manufactures of, n. e. s... ..........45% ad val.

Flowers, artificial..............50% ad val.

Fruits, preserved in their own juice........................1 ct. per lb. and 35% ad val.

Fruits, apples..................25 ct. per bu.

Fruits, oranges, lemons, n. e. s.. 1 ct. per lb.

Fur, manufactures of..........35% ad val.

Furniture, wood................35% ad val.

Glassware, plain and cut.......60% ad val.

Glass, polished plate, not over

16 in. X 24 in...............8 ct. per sq. ft.

Glass, silvered, not over 16 in.

X 24 in.....................11 ct. per sq. ft

Glass bottles, over 1 pt.........1 ct. per lb.

Gloves, men's, ladies', children's. *

Glucose ........................1 1/2 ct. per lb.

Glue, value not over 7ct. per lb. 2 1/2 ct. per lb. (g) Gold, manufactures of, not jewelry .......................45% ad val.

Hair of hogs, curled for mattresses ....................10% ad val.

Hair manufactures, n. e. s......35% ad val.

Hair, human, unmanufactured.. ......20%; not drawn, free

Hams and bacon...............5 ct. per lb.

Hay ..........................$4 per ton

Hemp cordage.................2 ct. per lb.

Hides, raw, fried, salted, pickled. 15% ad val.

Honey ........................20 ct. per gal.

Hoops, iron or steel, baling.....1/2 ct. per lb.

Hops..........................12 ct. per lb.

Horn, manufactures of.........30% ad val.

Horses, mules.................$30 per head (h)

India rubber, manufactures of.. ......30% ad val.

India rubber, vulcanized........35% ad val.

Instruments, metal.............45% ad val.

Iron, manufactures of, n. e. s........... 45% ad val. Iron screws, 1/2 in. or less in length .....................12 ct. per lb.

Iron, tinned plates.............1 1/2 ct. per lb.