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Examination for Junior Public Health Nurses
In addition to other government nursing positions now open, the U. S. Civil Service Commission announces examinations for the position of junior public health nurse, for which no experience is required. Public health nurses are especially needed in the parts of the country where large defense industries are located. Appointments will also be made for the Indian Field Service. The salary is $1,800. Applications will be rated as received at the office of the commission in Washington, D. C., until further notice. Information may be obtained at any postoffice.
Navy Receives Medal for Life-Saving Devices
The Elliott-Cresson Gold Medal of the Franklin Institute of the State of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, was recently awarded to the United States Navy for its work in the development of the "iron lung" and the submarine rescue chamber. Hon. Ralph A. Bard, Assistant Secretary of the Navy, who received the
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