On and after the 6th day of October, 1890, unless otherwise specially provided for in this act, the following articles when imported shall be exempt from duty:

Bolting cloth, especially for milling purposes, but not suitable for wearing appearel.

Coir and coir yarn.

Cotton and cotton waste, or flocks.

Fans, common palm leaf, and palm leaf unmanufactured.

Floor matting manufactured from round or split straw, including what is commonly known as China matting (old tariff 20 p. c.)

Furs, undressed.

Istle, or Tampico fibre.

Jute and jute butts; manila, sisal grass and sunn.

Hides, raw or uncured, whether dry, salted or pickled, Angora goat skins, raw, without the wool, asses' skins, and all other skins, with the wool on, except sheep skins.

India-rubber, crude, and milk of, or old scrap or refuse India-rubber which has been worn out by use and is fit only for remanufacture.

Ivory and vegetable ivory, not manufactured.

Needles, hand, sewing and darning.

Silk, raw, or as reeled from the cocoon, but not double, twisted or advanced in manufacture in any way.

Whalebone, unmanufactured.

That on and after the first day of March, 1891, all articles of foreign manufacture, such as are usually or ordinarily marked, stamped, branded, or labeled, and all packages containing such or other imported articles, shall respectively be plainly marked, stamped, branded, or labeled in legible English words, so as to indicate the country of their origin; and unless so marked, stamped, branded, or labeled they shall not be admitted to entry.