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HENRY H. LYMAN, of Oswego, N. Y., was appointed State Commissioner of Excise by Governor Morton, April 1, 1896. He was reappointed by Governor Odell April 15, 1901. He died May 4th of the same year.

PATRICK W. CULLINAN, of Oswego, N. Y., was appointed to the vacancy by Governor Odell, May 18, 1901, during the recess of the Senate. His appointment was confirmed by the Senate January 8, 1902.

MAYNARD N. CLEMENT, of Canandaigua, N. Y., was appointed State Commissioner of Excise by Governor Higgins, May 2, 1906.

WILLIAM W. FARLEY, of Binghamton, N. Y., was appointed State Commissioner of Excise by Governor Dix, January 23, 1911. His appointment was confirmed by the Senate January 24, 1911, and he took office April 1, 1911. Mr. Farley resigned, to take effect October 1, 1915.

GEORGE E. GREEN, of Binghamton, N. Y., was nominated as State Commissioner of Excise by Governor Whitman, April 21, 1915, to fill the vacancy for the remainder of the term ending March 31, 1916, caused by the resignation of William W. Farley. The appointment was confirmed by the Senate, April 21, 1915, to take effect October 1, 1915. On March 15, 1916, Mr. Green was again nominated by Governor Whitman for reappointment for the full five year term, and his reappointment was confirmed by the Senate on said date, to take effect April 1, 1916. Mr. Green died January 16, 1917.

HERBERT S. SIsson, of Collins, N. Y., was appointed State Commissioner of Excise by Governor Whitman, January 24, 1917, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of George E. Green. His appointment was confirmed by the Senate on said date.

Officers and Employees of the Department

HERBERT S. SISSON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Commissioner JAY FARRIER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Deputy Commissioner CLARENCE W. DAVIDSON. . . . . . . . Second Deputy Commissioner CHARLEs V. PLATT. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Third Deputy Commissioner JOSEPH. J. KINGSBURY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Confidential Clerk THOMAS GUILFoYLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Secretary Joh N F. WATERs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... Chief Bookkeeper FOSTER N. MABEE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Accountant and Statistician MARTIN R. SACKETT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Cashier WILLIAM. F. KRANZ. . . . . . . . . . . . . Cashier, Volume Tax Bureau FRED M. BISHOP. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Auditor HENRY GALLIEN . . . . . • - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Accountant WILLIAM. S. C. WILEY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Purchasing Agent FRANK. T. RAUGHT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Messenger HARRY D. SANDERs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Chief Counsel CLARENCE S. FERRIs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Assistant Counsel P. J. FINN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Assistant Counsel JAMES S. WHIPPLE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Assistant Counsel FRED A. BALDWIN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Assistant Counsel JULIEN C. SCOTT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Assistant Counsel PORTER L. MERRIMAN. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Assistant Counsel THOMAS F. GLEASON. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Assistant Counsel T. CHANNON PRESS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Assistant Counsel ALEXANDER Wolf . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Assistant Counsel WILLIAM R. DORMAN. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Assistant Counsel

CLARENCE MACGREGOR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Assistant Counsel

Special Deputy Commissioners of Excise

Name County or borough Office and P. O. address John T. McNeill. . . . . . . . . . . New York. . . . . . . . . . New York City William S. Germain. . . . . . . . Bronx. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Bronx, New York City D. H. Ralston. . . . . . . . . . . . . Kings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Brooklyn Theodore P. Wilsnack. . . . . . Queens. . . . . . . . . . . . . Long Island City, New York City Joseph P. Thompson. . . . . . . Richmond. . . . . . . . . . Tompkinsville, New York City Horace F. Hunt. . . . . . . . . . . Erie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Buffalo Frank B. Callister . . . . . . . . . Monroe . . . . . . . . . . . . Rochester John P. McNab . . . . . . . . . . . Albany.... . . . . . . . . . Albany. Frederick G. Newell. . . . . . . . Niagara. . . . . . . . . . . . Niagara Falls James T. Somers. . . . . . . . . . Oneida. . . . . . . . . . . . . Utica Moses D. Rubin. . . . . . . . . . . Onondaga. . . . . . . . . . Syracuse Albert L. Brooker. . . . . . . . . . Rensselaer. . . . . . . . . . Troy Grant R. Dent. . . . . . . . . . . . Schenectady. . . . . . . . Schenectady Eben Adams. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Westchester . . . . . . . . White Plains Augustus P. Altemeier . . . . . Orange. . . . . . . . . . . . . Port Jervis George M. Scott. . . . . . . . . . . Broome . . . . . . . . . . . . Binghamton

Walter Raynor. . . . . . . . . . . . Nassau. . . . . . . . . . . . . Mineola

CONTENTS

PAGE

Revenue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11

Financial statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12–16

Excise receipts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12, 14–15

Cost of collection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

Certificate statement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16–17

Hotels, saloons, etc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

Decrease in drinking places . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17–18

Local option status of towns. . . . . . . . . . . . . * - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 18

Comparative statement showing growth and increased work of de-

partment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . . . 19–20

Department litigation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20–24

Comparative table showing population to each drinking place in the
boroughs and cities of the State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 533

APPENDIX

Table A, miscellaneous statistics and comparative statement of bene-

fits to each county. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27–116

Table B, statistics for certificate year, 1915–16. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117–249

Table C, comparative statistics, old and new laws. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 251–443

Table D, total receipts and disbursements for twenty-one years and

five months . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 445–511

Table E, result of criminal and civil actions and proceedings. . . . . . . . 513–529

Table showing number of drinking places in each borough, city and

county in the State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 531–534

Local option vote in towns. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 543–601

Schedule of liquor tax rates. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 535–542

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