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Maryland Manual, 1930
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The Act makes provision for the inspection, sanitation, ventilation
and safeguarding of all the operations connected with mining. Pro-
vision is also made for the weighing of all coal mined in the State.

it is the duty of the Chief Mine Engineer to enforce all provisions
of the Act. He is given the, authority to make and enforce necessary
rules and regulations in connection with the enforcement of the Act
and the operation of the mines. (Ch. 307, 1922.)

There was created by this Act in the Bureau of Mines a State Mine
Examining Board with powers to examine and pass upon the qualifica-
tions of applicants for certificates of competency as mine foremen,
assistant mine foremen, and the bosses. Eight examinations have been
held at Frostburg, Maryland. The personnel of tile Mine Examining
Board is as follows:

W. J. Wolf, Frostburg, Md.. representing Maryland Coal Operators.
Lawrence Dunn, Midland, Md.; representing Maryland Coal Miners.
John J. Rutledge, Chairman Ex-officio; representing State of Mary..


22 Light Street, Baltimore.

Name. Postoffice.

Oliver C. Short Baltimore
Chief Clerk:

Ann V. Burke Baltimore
Personnel Examiner:

Mildred Medinger Baltimore
Assistant Personnel Examiner

P. Huntley Hoffman Baltimore
Senior Clerk:

Ruth Engel . Baltimore
Junior Stenographer:
Minnie Slier Baltimore

The Governor, without Senate confirmation, appoints one State Em-
ployment Commissioner for a term of six years from October 1, 1926.
Tire others of the staff of the Commissioner are in the classified service.

The State Employment Commissioner is charged with administering
the Merit System Law of the State. (Art. 64A, page 2160, Annotated
Code of Maryland—Bagby.) The law gives the Commissioner general
control of employment and personnel matters so far as the classified
service is concerned.

The Merit System Law of Maryland, creating the State Employment
Commission, was passed during the first legislative session of the first
administration of Governor Ritchie. it embodies advanced principles
of personnel legislation which have made possible the inauguration in
Maryland of a progressive personnel program based upon the most
favorably accepted practices in both the public and private fields of


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