Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 36 Part 2.djvu/1089

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PROCLAMATIONS, 1910. 2531 BY Tum PRESIDENT or um UNITED STATES 01=· Aummcn. F•¤¤¤¤¤ 9· **1** A PROCLAMATION. WHEREAS it_ is (Ymvided in the Act of Congress approved Au- pg`g;'f_;j¤ Ummm gust 5, 1909, ent1tle_ "An Act To provule revenue, equalize duties iriaémbngé and eucqumge the mdustmes of the United States, and for other " ’ p' ‘ purposes — That from and after the thirty-first: day of Much, nineteen hundred and ten, except as otherwise specially provided for in this section, there shall be levied, collected and paid on all articles when imported from ang. foreign country into the United States, or into an of its possesions (except the P `lippine Islands and the islands of Guam and Tutui§2, the rates of duty prescribed by the schedules and paragraphs of the dutiable list 0 section one of this Act, and in addition thereto twenty-five per centum ad valorem; which rates shall constitute the maximum tariff of the United States: Promided, That whenever, after the thirty-first day of March, nineteen hundred and ten, and so long thereafter as the President shall be mtisfied, in view of the character of the concesmous granted by the minimum tariff of the United States, that the government of any foreign country imposes no terms or restrictions, either in the way of tariff rates or provisions, trade or other regulations, charges, exactions, or in an other manner, directly or indirectly, upon the importation into or the sale in such foreign country of any agricultural, manufactured, or other product of the United States, which unduly discriminate against the United States or the products thereof, and that such foreign country pays no export bountg or imposes no exgort du? or prohibition upon the exportation of any article to the United States w ich un uly discriminates against the United States or the products thereof, and that such foreign country accords to the agricultural, manufactured, or other products of the United States treatment which is reciprocal and equivalent, thereupon and thereafter, ugou proclamation to this effect by the President of the United States, all articles w en imported into the United States, or any of its possessions (except the Philippine Islands and the islands of Guam and Tutuila), from such foreign country shall, except as otherwise herein provided, be admitted under the terms of the minimum tariff of the United States as prescribed by section one of this Act. AND WHEREAS satisfactory evidence has been preseutedj:0 me_that the Government of Uruguay imposes no terms or restrictnons egther in the way of traiff rates or .prov1sions, trade pr other regulations, charges, exactions, or in any other manner, directly or indirectly, upon the importation into or the sale in Uruguty of any agr1cultural, manufactured, or qther product of the mted States, which unduly discriminate against the United States or the products thereof, and that the Government of Uruguay pays no export bounty or imposes no export dutg or prohibition ulpon the exportatxon of any article to the United hates which undu y discr1minates against the United States or the pr0ducts_ thereof, and that the Government of Uruguay accords to the agricultural, manufactured, or other products of the United States treatment which is reciprocal and equivalent: _ Now, Tummronm, I, WILLIAM Howlum TAFT, President of the l?gg{g¤¤¤z, ¤i¤‘g*¤:_g United States of America, by virtue of the power in me vested by the Kam Uruguay. aforesaid Act of Ccniress, do hereby make known and proclaim that from and after Marc 31, 1910, and so long thereafter as The aforesaid Act of Congress is in existence and the Government of Uru%uay imposes no terms or restrictions up0n the importation or sa 0 in Uruguaypf the products of the United States which unduly discriminate against the United States, all articles when imported into the United States, or any of its posseszsnons (ex<i<~?>t the Philiilgine Islands and the islands of Guam and 51`utmla), from rug(n;ay shal e admitted under the terms of the xmmmum tariff of the nited States qs prescribed by Section one of the Tariff Act of the United States approved Au ust 5, 1909; _ lgmvided, however, that this proclamation shall not take effect ms§_g‘;n°$g;§j*gu;‘ **::5: from and after Ma.rch_31, 1910, but shall be null and void in the event guns: Ammm wmthnt, at any time pmor to the aforesaid date, satisfactory evidence “‘”°°‘ shall be presented to the Premdeut that the Government of Uruguay