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One Is a Sign . . .'Women's Ward*—
Something New At Fort Hospital
—Two Young Women Doctors on Staff >|<
The Fort Des Moines post hospital has some new features which would amaze old-time officers who have stalked its corridors in heavy boots.
One is a sign "Women's Ward"; where members of the women's army auxiliary corps are hospitalized when necessary.
The other is the fact two young women doctors now are on the post hospital's staff to care for WAAC patients. The two women, the first of several women contract surgeons for the WAACs, are Dr. Mary L. Moore, 30, who came here from a private practice in Rifle, Colo.. and Dr. Elizabeth Garber, 26, of Dunkirk, Ind., who has had three years service at the Indianapolis j (Ind.) city hospital.
Dr. Moore and Dr. Garber ¦ summed up their new experience with the army Monday by say- | ing, "The WAAC girls are
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Caption reads: Dr. Elizabeth Garber (left) and Dr. Mary L. Moore check over charts of hospitalized WAAC members. Most of the charts reveal muscle aches and strains from the WAACs' new type of exercise and drill.
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