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Warning is hereby given to all persons not to make settlement upon the lands reserved by this proclamation.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed.

DONE at the City of Washington this 27" day of January, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-one, and of [SEAL] the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and fifty-fifth.

By the President:

HL STIMSON

Secretary of State.

HERBERT HOOVER

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, under and by virtue of section 336 of Title III, Part II, of the act of Congress approved June 17, 1930, entitled "An Act To provide revenue, to regulate commerce with foreign countries, to encourage the industries of the United States, to protect American labor, and for other purposes", the United States Tariff Commission has investigated the differences in costs of production of, and all other facts and conditions enumerated in said section with respect to, maple sugar and maple sirup, being wholly or in part the growth or product of the United States and of and with respect to like or similar articles wholly or in part the growth or product of the principal competing country;

WHEREAS in the course of said investigation a hearing was held, of which reasonable public notice was given and at which parties interested were given reasonable opportunity to be present, to produce evidence, and to be heard;

WHEREAS the commission has reported to the President the results of said investigation and its findings with respect to such differences in costs of production;

WHEREAS the commission has found it shown by said investigation that the principal competing country is Canada, and that the duties expressly fixed by statute do not equalize the differences in the costs of production of the domestic articles and the like or similar foreign articles when produced in said principal competing country, and has specified in its report the decreases in the rates of duty expressly fixed by statute found by the commission to be shown by said investigation to be necessary to equalize such differences;

AND WHEREAS in the judgment of the President such rates of duty are shown by such investigation of the Tariff Commission to be necessary to equalize such differences in costs of production.

Now, THEREFORE, I, HERBERT HOOVER, President of the United States of America, do hereby approve and proclaim the following rates of duty found to be shown by said investigation to be necessary to equalize such differences in costs of production:

A decrease in the rate of duty expressly fixed in paragraph 503 of Title I of said act on maple sugar, from 8 cents per pound to 6 cents per pound;

And a decrease in the rate of duty expressly fixed in paragraph 503 of Title I of said act on maple sirup, from 5-12 cents per pound to 4 cents per pound.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed.

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February 5, 1931.

Tariff on woven wire fencing, etc. Preamble.

Statutory authorization.

Ante, p. 701.

Increasing duty on woven wire and net

DONE at the city of Washington this fifth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirty-one, [SEAL] and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and fifty-fifth.

By the President:

HENRY L STIMSON

Secretary of State.

HERBERT HOOVER

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, under and by virtue of section 336 of Title III, Part II, of the act of Congress approved June 17, 1930, entitled "An Act To provide revenue, to regulate commerce with foreign countries, to encourage the industries of the United States, to protect American labor, and for other purposes", the United States Tariff Commission has investigated the differences in costs of production of, and all other facts and conditions enumerated in said section with respect to, woven wire fencing and woven wire netting, all the foregoing composed of wire smaller than eight one-hundredths and not smaller than three one-hundredths of an inch in diameter, being wholly or in part the growth or product of the United States and of and with respect to like or similar articles wholly or in part the growth or product of the principal competing country;

WHEREAS in the course of said investigation a hearing was held, of which reasonable public notice was given and at which parties interested were given reasonable opportunity to be present, to produce evidence, and to be heard;

WHEREAS the commission has reported to the President the results of said investigation and its findings with respect to such differences in costs of production;

WHEREAS the commission has found it shown by said investigation that the principal competing country is Germany, and that the duties expressly fixed by statute do not equalize the differences in the costs of production of the domestic articles and the like or similar foreign articles when produced in said principal competing country, and has specified in its report the increases in the rate of duty expressly fixed by statute found by the commission to be shown by said investigation to be necessary to equalize such differences;

AND WHEREAS in the judgment of the President such rates of duty are shown by such investigation of the Tariff Commission to be necessary to equalize such differences in costs of production.

Now, THEREFORE, I, HERBERT HOOVER, President of the United ting to equalize differ- States of America, do hereby approve and proclaim the following ences in costs of pro- rates of duty found to be shown by said investigation to be necessary

duction.

Rate.
Ante, p. 629.

to equalize such differences in costs of production:

An increase in the rate of duty expressly fixed in paragraph 397 of Title I of said act on woven wire fencing and woven wire netting, all the foregoing composed of wire smaller than eight one-hundredths and not smaller than three one-hundredths of an inch in diameter, coated with zinc or other metal before weaving, from 45 per centum ad valorem to 50 per centum ad valorem;

And an increase in the rate of duty expressly fixed in paragraph 397 of Title I of said act on woven wire fencing and woven wire netting, all the foregoing composed of wire smaller than eight one-hundredths and not smaller than three one-hundredths of an inch in diameter,

coated with zinc or other metal after weaving, from 45 per centum ad valorem to 60 per centum ad valorem.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed.

DONE at the city of Washington this fifth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirty-one, [SEAL] and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and fifty-fifth.

By the President:

HENRY L STIMSON

Secretary of State.

HERBERT HOOVER

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

February 5, 1931.

Tariff on

pigskin

Statutory authoriza

Ante, p. 701.

WHEREAS, under and by virtue of section 336 of Title III, Part II, leather. of the act of Congress approved June 17, 1930, entitled "An Act To Preamble. provide revenue, to regulate commerce with foreign countries, to tion. encourage the industries of the United States, to protect American labor, and for other purposes", the United States Tariff Commission has investigated the differences in costs of production of, and all other facts and conditions enumerated in said section with respect to, pigskin leather, being wholly or in part the growth or product of the United States and of and with respect to a like or similar article wholly or in part the growth or product of the principal competing country;

WHEREAS in the course of said investigation a hearing was held, of which reasonable public notice was given and at which parties interested were given reasonable opportunity to be present, to produce evidence, and to be heard;

WHEREAS the commission has reported to the President the results of said investigation and its findings with respect to such differences in costs of production;

WHEREAS the commission has found it shown by said investigation that the principal competing country is Austria, and that the duties expressly fixed by statute do not equalize the difference in the costs of production of the domestic article and the like or similar foreign article when produced in said principal competing country, and has specified in its report the decrease in the rate of duty expressly fixed by statute found by the commission to be shown by said investigation to be necessary to equalize such difference;

AND WHEREAS in the judgment of the President such rate of duty is shown by such investigation of the Tariff Commission to be necessary to equalize such difference in costs of production.

pigskin leather, to

Ante, p. 666.

Now, THEREFORE, I, HERBERT HOOVER, President of the United Decreasing duty on States of America, do hereby approve and proclaim a decrease in the equalize differences in rate of duty expressly fixed in paragraph 1530 (c) of Title I of said costs of production. act on pigskin leather, in the rough, in the white, crust, or russet, partly finished, or finished, not imported to be used in the manufacture of boots, shoes, or footwear, or cut or wholly or partly manufactured into uppers, vamps, or any forms or shapes suitable for conversion into boots, shoes, or footwear, from 25 per centum ad valorem to 15 per centum ad valorem, the rate found to be shown by said investigation to be necessary to equalize such difference in costs of production.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed.

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