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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Medical Museum Secures Collection of Microscopes.
—A large and quite complete collection of microscopes has been assembled at the United States Army Medical Museum, constituting an important addition to the exhibits of that valuable institution. Specimens are included from the crude models of centuries ago to the most modern and powerful of the compound microscopes of today.
Changes in Health Department Personnel.
—Dr. John L. Norris, recently captain, Medical Corps, U. S. Army, has resumed his post as assistant health officer, the acting assistant health officer, Dr. John Paul Frey, having been appointed chief of the contagious disease service, vice Dr. Harry S. Bernton, resigned. Dr. Bernton is in charge of the medical work of the