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" In the course of my duty as internal revenue officer, I have become thoroughly acquainted with the state and extent of the liquor traffic in Maine, and I have no hesitation in saying that the beer trade is not more than one per cent. of what I remember... "
The Poison Problem; Or, The Cause and Cure of Intemperance - Page 101
by Felix Leopold Oswald - 1887 - 138 pages
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 76

Great Britain - 1899
...ex-supervisor of Internal Revenue for Maine, says : " In the course of my duty as an internal revenue officer I have become thoroughly acquainted with the state...hesitation in saying that the beer trade is not more than 1 per cent, of what I remember it to have been, and the trade in distilled liquors is not more than...
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Debates of the Convention to Amend the Constitution of ..., Volume 3

Pennsylvania. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1873
...greatly repressed and reduced." Wolcott Hamlin, supervisor of internal revenue, says, May 31, 1872 : " I have become thoroughly acquainted with the state...not more than ten per cent, of what it was formerly. Where liquor is sold at all, it is done secretly, through fear of the law."Daniel Elliott, of Brunswick,...
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Prohibition Does Prohibit, Or Prohibition Not a Failure

John Newton Stearns - 1876 - 48 pages
...Internal Revenue for Maine, in 1872, says: " In the course of my duty as an internal revenue officer, I have become thoroughly acquainted with the state...liquors is not more than ten per cent, of what it formerly was. Where liquor is sold at all, it is done secretly, through fear of the law." Hon. Joshua...
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Alcohol and the State: A Discussion of the Problem of Law as Applied to the ...

Robert Carter Pitman - Alcoholic beverage industry - 1877 - 411 pages
...answer to your inquiry, I have to say, that in the course of my duty as an Internal Revenue officer, I have become thoroughly acquainted with the state...and the trade in distilled liquors is not more than 10 per cent. of what it was formerly. " WOLCOTT HAMLIN, Super. of Int. Rev., " Dist. Maine, New Hamphire,...
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Through the Light Continent; Or, The United States in 1877-8

William Saunders - Southern States - 1879 - 409 pages
...Internal Revenue, writes, in 1872 : — "In the course of my duty, as an Internal Revenue Officer, I have become thoroughly acquainted with the state...more than ten per cent, of what it was formerly." The Ex-Mayor of Portland, who was elected by the Democrats at a time when they openly opposed the law,...
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Report of the Royal Commission on the Liquor Traffic in Canada

Canada. Royal Commission on the Liquor Traffic - Alcoholic beverage industry - 1895 - 1003 pages
...of internal revenue for Maine, says: — "In the course of my duty as an internal revenue officer, I have become thoroughly acquainted with the state...distilled liquors is not more than ten per cent of what it formerly was. Where liquor is sold at all it is done secretly, through fear of the law." Hon. "VY....
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The Maine Law

Ernest B. Gordon - Alcohol - 1919 - 124 pages
...Internal Revenue for the Maine District writes: "In the course of my duty as an internal revenue officer I have become thoroughly acquainted with the state...hesitation in saying that the beer trade is not more than i% of what I remember it to have been, and the trade in distilled liquors is not more than 10% of what...
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Results of Prohibitory Legislation

Neal Dow - Prohibition - 1882 - 325 pages
...of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont, said : " In the course of my duty as internal revenue officer, I have become thoroughly acquainted with the state...not more than ten per cent, of what it was formerly. . . . When liquor is sold at all, it is done secretly, through fear of the law." General Chamberlain,...
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