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AFTON

(Population, 711.) Afton Gas Light Co.; gasoline gas.

Financial data.--- Capitalization: common stock issued, $2,000; bonds outstanding, none; dividends, rate 5 per cent, amount, $100.

Operating data.--- Gross earnings from operation, $802.20; operating expenses, $757.44; daily capacity (n. r.); length of main, 2,800 feet.

Rates charged.- For commercial service, $2 per 1,000 cubic feet.

AKRON.

(Population, 1,720.)

The Akron Natural Gas Co.; supplies natural gas in Akron and Clarence.

Financial data.- Capitalization: common stock issued, $195,400; bonds outstanding, none; dividends, none.

Operating data.- Gross earnings from operation, $38,598.35; operating expenses, $21,911.33; number of wells operating, 34; gas sold (n. r.); miles of main, 18 miles, 2,897 feet.

Rates charged.-- For commercial service, lighting and fuel, 25c,

ALBANY.

(Population, 98,374.) Municipal Gas Company; supplies water gas and electricity to the city of Albany, also supplies city of Watervliet, and towns of Colonie and Green Island; total population, 125,697.

(No report having been received from this company, the following figures are taken from the preliminary report to the Commission as of June 30, 1905.)

Financial data.- Capitalization: common stock, $2,000,000; bonds outstanding, $300,000; dividends, 10 per cent.

Operating data Gas.-- Gas sold, over 400,000,000 feet.

Operating data - Electric.- Current purchased; electricity generated by steam power, at times, 8,000 h. p.

Rates charged Gas.--- For commercial service, $1.30 and $1; fuel, $1; city buildings furnished free of charge.

Rates charged -- Electric.- For commercial service: rates for metered are service, maximum, 15c. per kw. h; rates for metered incandescent service, 15c. per kw. h. ; rates for power service, $60 per h. p. per year. For public service: arc street light

ing, number of arc lamps open, 688, c. p. 2,000; more than 4,000 hours per year; price per lamp per night, 32c.; June 21, 1906, a new contract was entered into at 27c. per night. City buildings furnished free of charge under former contract.

ALBION.

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(Population, 5,174.) Albion Power Co.; supplies coal gas and electricity in village of Albion, also supplies electricity in Brockport and Middleport; total population, 10,500.

Financial data.-- Capitalization: common stock issued, $194,900; bonds outstanding, $260,200; interest, rate 5 and 6 per cent, amount, $14,435.11; dividends, none; balance sheet, June 30, 1906. Assets: construction and equipment account, gas, $78,275.16; electric, $ 110,919.72; total assets, $502,380.51. Liabilities: capital account, $155,100; total, $506,174.95; profit and loss, deficit, $3,794.44; capitalization per mile of main (n. r.); construction account per mile of main, $13,732.

Operating data - Gas.- Gross earnings from operation, $10,325.17; operating expenses, $9,000.44; gas produced, 6,402,100 cubic feet; gas sold, 5,454,000 cubic feet; gas used by company, 116,600 cubic feet; gas unaccounted for, 718,900 cubic feet; percentage of gas unaccounted for, 11.2; number of meters in service, 365; miles of main, 5 miles, 3,571 feet; gas sold per capita, 1,091 cubic feet; gas sold per consumer, 15,808 cubic feet; gas sold per mile of main, 994,036 cubic feet; number of consumers per mile of main, 57; residuals, coke, 577 net tons, tar, 8,493 gallons.

Operating data -- Electric.- Gross earnings from operation, $37,441.15; operating expenses, $31,504.49; total amount of electricity generated, 1,187,959 kw. h.; amount sold, 1,074,751 kw. h.; amount unaccounted for, approximately, 113,208 kw. h., equals 9 per cent. Connected load: street lights, 61 kw.; commercial lights, 592 kw.; power, 183 kw.; total, 836 kw.; meters, 6,495 amperes. Service transformers, 1,177.8 kw. capacity; electricity generated by water and steam power; boiler h. p., 452; engine h. P., 495; water wheels h. p., 1,037; generator capacity, 818 kw.

Rates charged Gas.- For commercial service: lighting, $1.50; fuel, $1.50; discount, 10 per cent on bills of $10 and under; 121/2 per cent. on bills exceeding $10; minimum, 50c. per month. No public service.

Rates charged -- Electric.-- For commercial service, flat rates: arc service, $5 per month; discount, 10 per cent. ; incandescent service, $1.25 for one 16 c. p. l. ; two, $1 per month each; three or more, 75c. each; rates charged for metered arc and incandescent service, 12c. to 6c. per kw. h.; discount, 10 per cent. to 50 per cent; for daylight service, only, a second discount at same rate; minimum charge per month, 5c. per 16 c. p. 1.; rates for metered power service same; minimum 75c. per h. p. on capacity reserved. For public service in Albion: are street lighting, number of arc lamps open, 63, c. p. 2,000; schedule, dusk to 1 A. M.; 1,875 hours per year; price per lamp per annum, $65, schedule subject to intermission, when moon is bright and one hour high. Incandescent street lighting: number of incandescent street lamps, 10, c. p., 16; schedule all night, every night, 4,300 hours per year; price per lamp per annum, $12.

Remarks.- For further rates charged for public service, see Brockport and Middleport.

ALEXANDRIA BAY.

(Population, 1,854.) St. Lawrence International Electric Railroad and Land Company; supplies electricity.

Financial data.- Capitalization: common stock, $250,000; bonds, none outstanding; dividens, none; balance sheet June 30, 1906. Assets: construction and equipment account, $282,906.29 (including railroad); total assets, $287,193.02. Liabilities: capital account, $250,000 total liabilities (exclusive of profit and loss account), $279,691.0.5. Profit and loss, surplus, $7,501.97.

Operating data.— Gross earnings from operation, lighting department, $8,166.19; operating expenses, lighting department, $5,502.23. Total amount of electricity generated (n. r.); amount sold (n. r.); amount unaccounted for (n. r.). Connected load, street lights (n. r.); connected load, commercial lights (n. r.). Meters, 720 amperes; service transformers, 147.9 kw. capacity. Electricity generated by steam power; boiler h. p., 480; engine h. p., 475; generator capacity, 459 kw.

Rates charged.- For commercial service, flat rates: incandescent service, 2c. per night, 16 c. p. basis; $1.50 per month minimum. Rates for metered incandescent service, regular consumers, 15c. per kw. h.; summer rates, 20e. per kw. h., 20c. per month

meter rent, $1.50 per month minimum. For public service: are street lighting, number of arc lamps enclosed, 30; c. p., 2,000; schedule moonlight 1 A. M., 2,190 hours per year; price per lamp per annum, $75.

ALDEN.

(Population, 711.) The Alden Batavia Natural Gas Company; supplies natural gas.

Remarks.— For financial and operating data and rates charged, for commercial service see Batavia.

ALFRED

(Population, 912.) Mutual Gas Company Ltd.; supplies natural gas.

Remarks.- For financial and operating data and rates charged, see Andover.

ALFRED STATION.
Empire Gas and Fuel Company Ltd. ; supplies natural gas.

Remarks.— For financial and operating data and rates charged, see Wellsville.

ALLENTOWN. Empire Gas and Fuel Company Ltd.; supplies natural gas.

Remarks.— For financial and operating data and rates charged, see Wellsville.

ALMOND. Empire Gas and Fuel Company, Ltd.; supplies natural gas.

Remarks. For financial and operating data and rates charged, see Wellsville.

ALTAMONT.

(Population, 700.) The Altamont Illuminating Company; acetylene gas.

Financial data.- Capitalization: common stock issued, $4,800; bonds outstanding, none; dividends, rate 4 per cent, amount, $192.

Operating data.— Gross earnings from operation, $2,088.81; operating expenses, $1,760.44; daily capacity (n. r.); length of main, 13,200 feet.

Rates charged. For commercial service; lighting, $12.50 per 1,000 cubic feet. For public service, street lighting: number of lamps, 30; price per lamp per year, $12.95.

AMENIA.

(Population, 400.) Amenia Acetylene Gas Co.; acetylene gas.

Financial data.— Capitalization: common stock issued, $5,000; bonds outstanding, none; dividends, rate 6 per cent.; amount, $300.

Operating data.-- Gross earnings from operation, $1,448.82; operating expenses, $1,118.99; daily capacity, 1,250 cubic feet per night; length of main, 7,600 feet.

Rates charged.- For commercial service: lighting, $15 per 1,000 cubic feet. For public service, street lighting: number of lamps, 30; price per lamp, $13 per year.

AMITYVILLE.

(Population, 2,500.) Amityville Electric Light Company; supplies electricity; also supplies suburbs.

Financial data.- Capitalization : common stock, $20,000; bonds outstanding, $15,000; interest, 5 per cent.; amount, $750; dividends, rate, 6 per cent.; amount, $1,200; balance sheet, June 30, 1906. Assets: construction and equipment account, $37,068.61; total assets, $12,305.91. Liabilities: capital account, $35,000; total (exclusive of profit and loss account), $38,029.52. Profit and loss, surplus, $3,276.39.

Operating data.- Gross earnings from operation, $11,207; operating expenses, $10,462.38. Total amount of electricity generated (n. r.); amount sold, 147,460 kw. h.; ainount unaccounted for (n. r.). Connected load, commercial lights, 72 kw.; meters, 2,415 amperes; service transformers, 197.5 kw. capacity. Electricity generated by steam power. Boiler, h. p., 150; engine, h. p., 150. Generator capacity, 110 kw.

Rates charged. For commercial service, flat rates: incandescent service, 1c. per hour for 16 c. p. l.; all night, $1.50 per raonth. Rate for metered are and incandescent service, 18c to 16c. per kw. h.; minimum, $1 per month. For public service, incandescent street lighting: number of incandescent street lamps, 100; c. p. 16; schedule, all night; price per lamp per year, $18.

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