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Supplemental sworn statements may be filed covering additional fabrics manufactured by the above-named firm, and upon verification thereof drawback may be allowed under this decision.
JAMES F. CURTIS,
COLLECTOR OF CUSTOMS, New York.
(T. D. 33060.)
Drawback on safety-razor blades.
Drawback on safety-razor blades, finished and unfinished, manufactured by the Gillette Safety Razor Co., of Boston, Mass., with the use of imported Swedish and English ribbon steel.-T. D. 29217 of August 19, 1908, revoked.
TREASURY DEPARTMENT, January 3, 1913. SIR: Drawback is hereby allowed under section 25 of the tariff act of August 5, 1909, and the regulations promulgated thereunder (T. D. 31695 of June 16, 1911), on safety-razor blades, finished and unfinished, manufactured by the Gillette Safety Razor Co., of Boston, Mass., with the use of imported Swedish and English ribbon steel.
A special manufacturing record shall be kept showing in addition to the usual data the weight of the imported ribbon steel used, the number and net weight of the finished and unfinished blades, both polished and unpolished, stated separately, the weight of the waste, and the value of such waste. An abstract from such manufacturing record shall be filed with each drawback entry.
The allowance may equal the quantity of imported ribbon steel used, as shown by the abstract from the manufacturing record, the allowance for waste to be reduced according to the number of pounds of the imported material which the value of such waste will replace. The sworn statement of the manufacturer, dated October 4, 1912, is transmitted herewith for filing in your office.
T. D. 29217 of August 19, 1908, is hereby revoked.
COLLECTOR OF CUSTOMS, Boston, Mass.
JAMES F. CURTIS,
(T. D. 33061.)
Authority of Empire State Surety Co. revoked.
The insurance commissioner of the State of New York, acting under an order of the Supreme Court of that State, serves notice that all claims against The Empire State Surety Co. of New York must be filed on or before February 25, 1913.
TREASURY DEPARTMENT, January 4, 1913. To collectors of customs and internal revenue and others concerned: Attention is invited to Department Circular No. 44 of September 16, 1912, revoking the authority of The Empire State Surety Co., and asking all officers of the United States having knowledge of any
existing claim against the said company to communicate that fact to the Secretary of the Treasury.
The appended notice from the superintendent of insurance of the State of New York makes it necessary to report any claim of the United States immediately to this department.
SHERMAN ALLEN, Assistant Secretary.
STATE OF NEW YORK, INSURANCE DEPARTMENT.
In the liquidation of The Empire State Surety Company, of New York.
To the creditors and stockholders and all other persons interested in the affairs of The Empire State Surety Company:
Notice is hereby given:
I. That the undersigned, William T. Emmet, as superintendent of insurance of the State of New York, has been directed, by order of the supreme court, this day made and entered in the office of the clerk of the county of New York, to take possession of the property and liquidate the business of The Empire State Surety Co., pursuant to the provisions of section 63 of the insurance law; and that the undersigned has, pursuant to said section, duly appointed Frederic G. Dunham, a special deputy superintendent of insurance, as his agent to liquidate the business of the said corporation.
II. That all persons having any unsatisfied claim or demand of any character against the said The Empire State Surety Co. are hereby required to file a written statement thereof, verified under oath, with the said Frederic G. Dunham, special deputy superintendent of insurance in charge of the liquidation of said company, at his office, No. 84 William Street, Borough of Manhattan, city of New York, on or before the 25th day of February, 1913.
III. That all stockholders of said company are hereby required to file the respective certificates of stock held by them with the said Frederic G. Dunham, special deputy superintendent of insurance, at his said office on or before the said 25th day of February, 1913. Proper receipts therefor will be given.
IV. That the claims presented against the said company will be determined, the creditors of the company paid, and its assets distributed without other or further notice to persons failing to comply with the above directions.
V. That all communications relating to the said company should be addressed to the said Frederic G. Dunham, special deputy superintendent of insurance, at his said office, No. 84 William Street, Borough of Manhattan, city of New York.
Dated New York City, December 16, 1912.
WILLIAM T. EMMET, Superintendent of Insurance.
(T. D. 33062.)
Drawback on sugars and sirups.
TREASURY DEPARTMENT, January 3, 1913.
To collectors of customs and others concerned:
Drawback is hereby allowed under section 25 of the tariff act of August 5, 1909, and the regulations promulgated thereunder (T. D. 31695 of June 16, 1911), on the exportation of hard and soft refined
sugars and sirups manufactured from imported full-duty raw sugars, Cuban raw sugars, and Philippine raw sugars upon which duty has been paid either wholly or in combination with free imported raw sugars or raw sugars of domestic origin, subject to the following special regulations:
(1) Refinery records. The raw stock records shall identify each lot or cargo of sugar used in the production of refined sugar and sirup on which drawback is to be claimed by import entry number, date of importation, vessel by which imported, country of origin, refiner's raw lot number, number and character of packages, settlement weight in pounds avoirdupois, and polarization. (Government and settlement tests.)
(2) The melt records shall show the date of melting, the number of pounds of each lot of raw sugar melted, the full analysis at melting, and what sugars were washed.
(3) There shall also be kept a daily record of final products boiled, which shall show the date of the melt, the date of boiling, magma filling serial number, number of vacuum pan or crystallizer filling, date worked off, and sirup filling serial number.
(4) The sirup stock records shall show the date of boiling, period of melt, sirup filling serial number, number of barrels in filling, magma filling serial number, quantity of sirup, its disposition, in tanks or barrels, and the refinery serial production number.
(5) The refined sugar stock records shall show refinery serial production number, period of melt, date of production, grade of sugar produced, its polarization, number and kind of packages, and the net weight.
(6) Abstract from refinery records.-A sworn abstract from the foregoing records in the form following, covering manufacturing periods of not more than 90 days, shall be filed, where drawback is to be claimed on any part of the refined sugar or sirup produced during such period, by each refiner at the port of New York, except as to refineries located in California, Louisiana, Porto Rico, or Hawaii, in which case the abstracts shall be filed respectively at San Francisco, New Orleans, San Juan, and Honolulu. The collectors at the ports mentioned shall keep a full and complete record of the quantities of refined sugars and sirups shown by these abstracts and by the records of importations of raw sugars to be entitled to drawback on exportation and shall issue certificates accordingly, for use at other ports where exportations are made of such refined sugars and sirups, and shall debit such records with the quantities thus transferred to other ports. The abstracts filed by each refinery shall be consecutively numbered and shall be signed and sworn to by the head refiner or superintendent or his first assistant.
Abstract from the refinery records of
covering raw sugars melted and hard and soft refined sugars and sirups produced therefrom during the period from
Refined sugar stock record.
Period of melt.
Date of production.
refiner at the
-, located at
do solemnly and truly declare that each of the statements contained in the
foregoing abstract is true to my own knowledge and can be verified by the refinery records, which have been kept in accordance with T. D. 33062, and which are at all times open to the inspection of officers of the customs.
(7) Drawback entry. The drawback entry where the drawback is claimed by the refiner, or the certificate of delivery (provided for in T. D. 31695) where the drawback is claimed by some one other than the refiner, shall contain a declaration made by the proprietor or a duly authorized officer of the refining company in the form following:
the do solemnly and truly declare that I verily believe that the (hard refined, soft refined sugar, sirup) described in the within (entry, certificate of delivery) was manufactured by said company at its refinery at and is part of the (hard refined, soft refined sugar,
sirup) covered by Abstract No. filed at the port of; that the refinery and other records of the company verifying the statements contained in said abstract are now and at all times hereafter will be open to inspection by officers of the customs.
(8) Marking and storage of products. Each lot of refined sugar, whether hard or soft refined, and each lot of sirup produced, regardless of the character of packages or storing vessels, shall be immediately marked with the date of production and the refinery production number applied to it in the refinery records hereinbefore provided for and shown in the abstract from such records filed in the customhouse. Sirup produced from a given melt shall not be distributed to more than one tank. Any tank may, however, be used for the storage of any number of full lots within its capacity, provided a full and complete record is kept which will identify the several lots stored therein.
(9) Samples. Samples shall be taken of the exported products as may be ordered by the collector, and shall be duly tested.
(10) Allowances. - Sirup. The liquid or viscous by-product incident to the production of refined sugars-variously known as sirup molasses, blackstrap, distilling sirup, and treacleshall all, for drawback purposes, be termed "sirup."
(11) The drawback on sirup shall be 3 cents per gallon, predicated on full duty raw sugar. Where the sirup has been produced from an admixture of dutiable raw sugar, whether full-duty, Cuban, or both, and free or domestic raw sugars, the quantities of such dutiable and free or domestic raw sugars used shall be ascertained by reference