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Guard may receive additional compensation not less than $1 or more than $5 per month, for special qualification in the use of the arm or arms which they may be required to use. All laws and parts of laws authorizing extra pay for qualification in the use of arms or instruments, or for holding rated positions, except as otherwise specifically provided herein, are hereby repealed, to take effect July 1, 1922.
SEC. 19. That cadets at the Military Academy and cadets and cadet engineers of the Coast Guard shall receive the same pay and allowances as are now or may hereafter be provided by law for mid-hipmen in the Navy.
SEC. 20. That all officers, warrant officers, and enlisted men of : branches of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, when detailed to duty involving flying, shall receive the same increase of their pay and the same allowance for traveling expenses as are now authorized for the performance of like duties in the Army. Exclusive of the Army Air Service, and student aviators and qualified airer..ft pilots of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, the number of officers of any of the services mentioned in the title of this Act detailed to duty involving flying shall not at any one time exceed onehalf of 1 per centum of the total authorized commissioned strength of such service. Regulations in execution of the provisions of this section shall be made by the President and shall be uniform for the services concerned.
SEC. 21. That nothing in this Act shall operate to change in any way existing laws, or regulations made in pursuance of law, governing pay and allowances of the General of the Armies, the enlisted men of the Philippine Scouts, Marine Band, Naval Academy Bend, Indian scouts, or flying cadets; nor the allowances in kind for rations, quarters, heat, and light for enlisted men; nor allowances in kind for quarters, heat, and light for officers and warrant officers; nor allowances for private mounts for officers; nor transportation in kind for officers and warrant officers and enlisted men and their dependents; nor transportation and packing allowances for baggage or household effects of officers and warrant officers and enlisted ment For additional pay for aides; nor extra pay to enlisted men serving as stenographic reporters, or employed as cooks or messmen, or mail clerks, or assistant mail clerks, or engaged in submarine diving or service on submarines; nor money allowances granted to enlisted men on account of awards of medals or decorations expressly author ized by Congress.
SEC. 22. That the provisions of this Act shall be effective bonning July 1, 1922, and all laws and parts of laws which are inconsIStent herewith or in conflict with the provisions hereof are hereby repealed as of that date.
Approved, June 10, 1922.
DIVISION OF VENEREAL DISEASES, JANUARY, FEBRUARY, AND MARCH, 1922.
During the months of January, February, and March, 1922, 71,960 cases of venereal diseases were reported to the State boards of health, and 36,218 new cases were admitted to the venereal disease clinics.
Venereal disease reports for January, February, and March, 1922-Number of cases reported by the State boards of health, number of admissions to the venereal discase clinics operating under joint control of the United States Public Health Service and the State boards of health, and number of treatments of ars phenamine administered.
EXHIBIT SHOWING ADVANCES IN SANITARY SCIENCE
The National Committee on Exhibits Showing Advances in Sanitary Science has recently been formed in Washington, D. C., for the purpose of collecting and preparing material for a great popular public health exhibit in the Capital. The members of the committee include
Surg. Gen. H. S. Cumming, United States Public Health Service, chairman.
Dr. D. B. Armstrong, National Health Council.
Miss Mabel T. Boardman, American Red Cross.
Surg. Gen. M. W. Ireland, United States Army Medical Corps.
Dr. Victor C. Vaughan, National Research Council.
Dr. C. D. Walcott, Smithsonian Institution.
Space for the proposed exhibit has been placed at the disp sal of the Committee by the Smithsonian Institution. This Institution is visited by more than half a million persons annually. Plans are under way to install exhibit material secured from official and voluntary health agencies. The secretary's office is in the national headquarters of the American Red Cross at Washington, D. C.
DEATHS DURING WEEK ENDED JUNE 10, 1922.
Summary of information received by telegraph from industrial insurance companie je week ended June 10, 1922, and corresponding week, 1921. (From the Weekly Hol Index, June 13, 1922, issued by the Bureau of the Census, Department of Cornea
Deaths from all causes in certain large cities of the United States during the week ended June 10, 1922, infant mortality, annual death rate, and comparison with corresponding week of 1921. (From the Weekly Health Index, June 13, 1922, issued by the Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce.)
1 Annual rate per 1,000 population.
Deaths under 1 year per 1,000 births-an annual rate based on deaths under 1 year for the week and estimated births for 1921. Cities left blank are not in the registration area for births. Enumerated population Jan. 1, 1920.
PREVALENCE OF DISEASE.
No health department, State or local, can effectively prevent or control disease without knowledge of when, where, and under what conditions cases are occurring.
CURRENT STATE SUMMARIES.
Telegraphic Reports for Week Ended June 17, 1922.
These reports are preliminary, and the figures are subject to change when later returns are received by the State health officers.
Lethargic encephalitis-Los Angeles..