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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
—Dr. Joseph J. Kinyoun, bacteriologist of the health department, who at the request of the authorities of Winston-Salem, N. C., has been for several months engaged in the reorganization of the health department of that city, has resumed his duties in Washington.
Appointments in Health Department.
—Dr. Joseph A. Murphy, formerly in the medical service of the United States Office of Indian Affairs, has been appointed chief medical and sanitary inspector of public schools.—Reid R. Ashworth, D. V. M., who has been for some years in the food inspection service, has been promoted to the position of chief food inspector.
—The state board of health will, it is announced, pass a resolution