Pittston Gazette, 19 MAY 1908, p. 1
taking Ex&sis&ftoa Today Are 97 Applicants. SeasJons Are Being Held In the Gym naslum of the Y. M. C. A. Build ing .Examination Will be Concluded Tomorrow Tbe Questions That Make the Applicants Figure. The number ol ambitious young men and older men who are desirous of being in line for mine foremanship appointments is on the increase. Th examinations for mine foremen's c;i tiheates are being held today In the various anthracite districts. The Pittston examination is being held in the gymnasium or the V. M. C. A. building and 97 applicants are try ing to solve the questions, which were carefully prepared by - the examining board. Mine Inspector McDonald and the other members of the board are in attendance at the sessions. In Wilkesbarre today 105 applicants are taking the examinations. The examination will be concluded tomorrow. Among those taking the examina tlon are: Avoca Edward J. McQueen, Ben jamin Rldgley. James J. Deeble. Thos Rldgeley, Patrick J. McKane. Robert H. Britney, Charles T. Birbeck, Frank W. Carey. Thomas Malia, Isaac D. Aston. William Cotter, John J. Wood, John A. Connor, Patrick Reap, Maurice M. Johnson, John Painter, David Thomas, John G. Chester. Duryea George Thomas. Edwarsville David J. Edwards. Hudson James E. Kimmey, Thos. Padden, Edward L. Barrett, John H. Jones. Hughestown William It. Simmens.