The Scranton Republican 8 April 1908 TA Barrett as mayoral appointee
i MAYOR'S APPOINTMENTS. former Republican Reporter Secures Fat Position in Wilkes - Barre, Thomas Aldrich Barrett, formerly a reporter on The Republican local staff, who was tho original Kniffen man In Wilkes - Barre in the last mayoralty campaign, has been rewarded by his appointment to tho post of street com - missioner in the Luzerne capitol. May or Kniffen made his appointments Sat urday, preparatory to taking: his of fice this morning. ' The appointments are: Kor chief of police Grant S. Long. , Sergeants of police Conroy, Kreg, Miller and Wood. Street commissioner T. A. Barrett; assistant street commissioners, Paul Dssch and Jonathan R, Jones. Water and milk inspector Dr. Wolfe. Dr. Ahlburn, the incumbent,' la dropped Chief of fire department Joseph Schulec. Mayor's clerk James McGinty. Clerk to chief of police J. Frank Rining. Clerk to the street committee John I. Labaugh. Building inspector Jacob Held.. ' City Scavenger To be filled. Sanitary officers T. C. Parker and William Dingle. Grant Long, the new chief of police, has been sergeant of police for some time. He has made a good omcer and will make a good chief. T. A. Barrett, the new street com missioner, - is a proof reader pn the Record, and was the original Kniffen man. Paul Dasch, one of the old assistant street commissioners, is retained and a new assistant is Jonathan R. Jones, who was chairman of the Republican city committee in the last campaign.