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Health Board to Use Ex-Service Men.
—In the fight against malaria and typhoid in Alabama, the state board of health is planning to use former service men who are entitled to vocational training and desire to learn sanitary engineering work. These men will be placed in charge of the work of drainage, clearing mosquito breeding places, and other activities. Arrangements have been made with the U. S. Veterans' Bureau for training a limited number of ex-service men for this work.
—Bids have been opened for the construction of the new St. Edward's Infirmary, Fort Smith.—A hospital will be erected at Conway at a cost of $50,000.— The St. Bernard Hospital annex, Jonesboro, has been torn
Medical News. JAMA. 1922;79(3):221–227. doi:10.1001/jama.1922.02640030047018
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