From the Harrisburg Daily Independent, 1 January 1906:
MINE INSPECTOR IN OFFICE
Charles J. Price Ready for Business
Special to the Star-Independent
Lykens, Pennsylvania, 1 January 1906 — Charles J. Price, who was elected at the November election the first Mine Inspector of Dauphin County, assumed office this morning and was busy receiving congratulations from his friends. His office is located in the Israel Building.
Mr. Price was born in Wales forty-four years ago and was brought to this country by his parents at the age of five years. His parents located at Morris Run, Tioga County. A few years later they removed to Lykens. When he attained manhood Mr. Price became mine foreman of the Albright Coal Company, and later became inside superintendent. He resigned the latter position a few months ago and returned to Lykens. He is a member of Ashland Lodge, No. 570; Junior O.U.A.M.; Lykens Lodge, 106, Knights of Pythias; and Lykens Conclave of Heptasophs. He is a member of Grace Methodist Church.
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