A Table Of Leading Articles Imported, Giving The Rate Of Taxation At Entry By The New Tariff Of 1890.

The articles covered by the Tariff act of 1890 number several thousands. The following table embraces about 150 selected articles, being mainly those in most general use by the trade throughout the United States. N. o. p. indicates "when not otherwise provided for."

THE M'KINLEY TARIFF.

The following is an official copy of the tariff act of 1890, so far as it concerns the dry goods and kindred branches of trade cotton manufactures

Cotton thread, yarns, or warp yarn, whether single or advanced beyond the condition of singles, by grouping or twisting two or more single yarns together, whether on beams or in bundles, skeins or cops, or in any other form, except spool thread of cotton hereinafter provided for, valued at not exceeding 25c. per pound, 10c. per pound; valued at over 25c. per lb. and not exceeding 40c. per lb. 18c. per lb; valued at over 40c. per lb. and not exceeding 50c. per lb., 23c. per lb.; valued at over 50c. per pound and not exceeding 60c. per lb. 28c. per lb.; valued at over 60c. per pound and not exceeding 70c. per lb. 33c. per lb.; valued at over 70c. per pound and not exceeding 80c. per lb.; 30c. per lb.; valued at over $1 per lb. 50 p. c. ad valorem.

Spool thread of cotton, containing on each spool not exceeding 100 yards of thread, 7c. per dozen; exceeding 100 yards on each spool for every additional 100 yards of thread or fractional part of 100 yards, 7c. per dozen spools.

Cotton cloth not bleached, dyed, colored, stained, painted or printed, and not exceeding 50 threads to the square inch, contained in the warp and filling, 2c. per square yard; if bleached, 2 1/2 c. per square yard; if dyed, colored, stained, painted or printed, 4c. per square yard.

Cotton cloth not bleached, dyed, colored, stained, painted or printed, exceeding 50 and not exceeding 100 threads to the square inch, counting the warp and filling, 2 1/4 c. per sq. yd.; if bleached 3c. per sq. yd.; if dyed colored, stained, painted or printed, 4c. per sq. yd.; Provided, that on all cotton cloth not exceeding 100 threads to the sq. in., counted the warp and filling, not bleached, dyed, colored, stained, painted or printed, valued at over 6 1/2 c. per sq. yd.; bleached, valued at over 9c. per sq. yd.; and dyed, colored, stained, painted or printed, valued at over 12c. per sq. yd. there shall be levied, collected, and paid a duty of 35c. p. c. ad valorem.

Cotton cloth not bleached, dyed, colored, stained, painted or printed, exceeding 100 and not exceeing 150 threads to the sq. in.; counting the warp and filling 3c, per sq. yd.; if bleached, 4c. per sq. yd.; if dyed, colored, stained, painted or printed, 5c. per sq. yd.; Provided, that on all cotton cloth exceeding 100 and not exceeding 150 threads to the sq. in., counting the warp and filling, not bleached, dyed: colored, stained, painted or printed, valued at over 7 1/2 c. per sq. yd.; bleached at over 10c. per sq. yd.; dyed, colored, stained, painted or printed, valued at over 12 1/2 c. sq. yd. there shall be levied, collected and paid a duty of 40 p. c. ad valorem.

Cotton cloth, not bleached, dyed, colored, stained, painted or printed, exceeding 150 and not exceeding 200 threads to the sq. in., counting the warp and filling, 3 1/2 c. per sq. yd.; if bleached, 4 1/2 per sq. yd.; if dyed, colored, stained, painted or printed, 5 1/2 c. per sq. yd.; Provided, that on all cotton cloth exceeding 150 and not exceeding 200 threads to the sq. in. counting the warp and filling, not bleached, dyed, colored, stained, painted or printed, valued at over 8c. per sq. yd.; bleached, valued at over 10c. per sq. yd.; dyed, colored, stained, painted or printed, valued at over 12c. per sq. yd.; there shall be levied, collected and paid a duty of 45 p. c. ad valorem.

Cotton cloth, not bleached, dyed, colored, stained, painted or printed, exceeding 200 to the sq. in., counting the warp and filling, 4 1/2 c. per sq. yd.; if bleached 5 1/2 c. per sq. yd.; if dyed, colored, stained, painted or printed 6 3/4 c. per sq. yd.: Provided, that on all such cotton cloths not bleached, dyed, colored, stained, painted or printed, valued at over 10c per sq. yd.; bleached, valued at over 12c. per sq. yd., and dyed, colored, stained, painted or printed, valued over 15c. per sq. yd., there shall be levied, collected, and paid a duty of 45 p. c. ad valorem. Provided further, that on cotton cloth, bleached, dyed, colored, stained, painted or printed, containing a mixture of silk, and not otherwise provided for, there shall be levied, collected, and paid a duty of 10c. per sq. yd. and in addition thereto 35 p. c. ad valorem.

Clothing ready made, and articles of wearing apparel of every description, handkerchiefs and neckties or neckwear composed of cotton or other vegetable fiber, or of which cotton or other vegetable fiber is the component material of chief value, made up or manufactured wholly or in part by the tailor, seamstress or manufacturer, all of the foregoing not especially provided for in this act, 50 p. c. ad valorem. Provided, that all such clothing, ready made, and articles of wearing apparel having india rubber as a component material (not including gloves or elastic articles that are especially provided for in this act), shall be subject to a duty of 50c. per lb., and in addition thereto 50 p. c. ad valorem.

Plushes, velvets, velveteens, corduroys, and all pile fabrics composed of cotton or other vegetable fiber, not bleached, dyed, colored, stained, painted or printed, 10c. per sq. yd. and 20 p. c. ad valorem; on all such goods if bleached, 12c. per sq. yd. and 20 p. c. ad valorem; if dyed, colored, stained, painted, or printed, 14c. per sq. yd. and 20 p. c. ad valorem; but none of the foregoing articles in this paragraph shall pay a less rate of duty than 40 p. c. ad valorem.

Chenille curtains, table covers, and all goods manufactured of cotton chenille, or of which cotton chenille forms the component material of chief value, 60 p. c. ad valorem.

Stockings, hose and half-hose, made on knitting machines or frames, composed of cotton and other vegetable fiber, and not otherwise especially provided for in this act, and shirts and drawers composed of cotton, valued at not more than $1.50 per dozen, 35 p. c. ad valorem.

Stockings, hose and half-hose, selvedged, fashioned, narrowed or shaped wholly or in part by knitting machines or frames, or knit by hand, including such as are commercially known as seamless stockings, hose or half-hose, all the above composed of cotton or other vegetable fiber, finished or unfinished, valued at not more than 60c. per dozen pairs, and in addition thereto 20 p. c. ad valorem; valued at more than 60c. per dozen pairs and not more than $2 per dozen pairs, 50c. per dozen pairs, and in addition thereto 30 p. c. ad valorem; valued at more than $2 per dozen pairs and not more than $4 per dozen pairs, 75c. per dozen pairs, and in addition thereto 40 p. c. ad valorem; valued at more than $4 per dozen pairs, $1 per dozen pairs, and in addition thereto 40 p. c. ad valorem; and all shirts and drawers composed of cotton and other vegetable fiber valued at more than $1.50 per dozen and less than $3 per dozen, $1 per dozen, and in addition thereto 35 p. c. ad valorem; valued at more than $3 per dozen and not more than $5 per dozen, $1.25 per dozen and in addition thereto 40 p. c. ad valorem; valued at more than $5 per dozen and not more than $7 per dozen, $1.50 per dozen and in addition thereto 40 p. c. ad valorem; valued at more than $7 per dozen, $2 per dozen, and in addition thereto 40 p. c. ad valorem.

Cotton cords, braids, boot, shoe, and corset lacings, 35c. per lb; cotton gimps, gallons, webbing, goring, suspenders, and braces, any of the foregoing which are elastic or nonelastic, 40 p. c. ad valorem; Provided that none of the articles included in this paragraph shall pay less rate of duty than 40 p. c. ad valorem.

Cotton damask, in the piece or otherwise, and all manufactures of cotton not especially provided for in this act, 40 p. c. ad valorem.

Flax, Hemp, And Jute, And Their Manufactures

Flax straw, $5 per ton.

Flax, not hackled or dressed, 1 cent per pound.

Flax, hackled, known as "dressed line," 3 cents per pound.

Tow, of flax or hemp, one-half of lc. per pound.

Hemp, $25 per ton; hemp, hackled, known as line of hemp, $50 per ton.

Yarn Made Of Jute, 35 p. c. ad valorem.

Cables, cordage, and twine (except binding twine composed in whole or in part of istle or tampico fibre, manila, sisal grass or sunn), l 1/2 c. per lb; all binding twine manufactured in whole or in part from istle or tampico fibre, manila, sisal grass or sunn, seven-tenths of lc. per lb.; cables and cordage made of hemp 2 1/2 c. per lb.; tarred cables and cordage 3c. per pound.

Hemp and jute carpets and carpetings, 6c. per square yard.

Burlaps not exceeding 60 inches in width, or flax, jute or hemp, or of which flax, jute or hemp, or either of them, shall be the component material of chief value (except such as may be suitable for bagging for cotton), l 5/8 c. per pound.

Bags for grain made of burlaps 2c. per pound.

Bagging for cotton, gunny cloth, and all similar material suitable for covering cotton, composed in whole or in part of hemp, flax or jute butts, valued at 6c. or less per sq. yd., 1 6-10c. per sq. yd.; valued at more than 6c. per sq. yd., 1 8-10c. per square yard.

Oil-cloth for floors, stamped, painted or printed, including linoleum, corticene, cork-carpets figured or plain and all other oil-cloth (except silk oil-cloth), and water-proof cloth, not specially provided for in this act, valued at 25c. or less per sq. yd., 40 p. c. ad valorem; valued above 25c. per sq. yd., 15c. per sq. yd. and 30 p. c. ad valorem.

All manufactures of flax or hemp, or of which these substances, or either of them, is the component material of chief value, not specially provided for in this act, 50 p. c. ad valorem; Provided, that until Jan. 1, 1894, such manufactures of flax containing more than 100 threads to the square inch, counting both warp and filling, shall be subject to a duty of 35 p. c. ad valorem in lieu of the duty herein provided.

Collars and cuffs, composed entirely of cotton 15c. per dozen pieces and 35 p. c. ad valorem; composed in whole or in part of linen 30c. per dozen pieces and 40 p. c. ad valorem; shirts and all articles of wearing apparel of every description, not specially provided for in this act, composed wholly or in part of linen, 55 p. c. ad valorem.

Laces, edgings, embroideries, insertings, neck rufflings, ruchings, trimmings, tuckings, lace window curtains, and other similar tamboured articles, and articles embroidered by hand or machinery, embroidered and hemstitched handkerchiefs, and articles made wholly or in part of lace, rufflings, tuckings or ruchings, all of the above-named articles composed of flax, jute, cotton, or other vegetable fibre, or of which these substances or either of them, or a mixture of them is component material of chief value, not specially provided for in this act, 60 p. c. ad valorem: Provided, that articles of wearing apparel, and textile fabrics, when embroidered by hand or machinery, and whether specially or otherwise provided for in this act, shall not pay a less rate than that fixed by the respective paragraphs and schedules of this act upon embroideries or the materials of which they are respectively composed.

All manufactures of jute, or other vegetable fiber, except flax, hemp or cotton, or of which jute, or other vegetable fibre, except flax, hemp or cotton is the component material of chief value, not specially provided for in this act, valued at 5c. per lb. or less, 2c. ft.; valued above 5c. per ft., 40 p. c. ad valorem.