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January 24, 1918

A Red Cross nurse is honored by France (no other specifics) for her "sense of duty." This includes continuing to treat a diptheria outbreak after she herself was infected. Another nurse would be infected with influenza. This report on the 'Women's Sphere' page of the Bridgeport Times is surrounded by patriotic calls out to reduce meat consumption and to the Daughters of the American Revolution chapter to fulfill their commitment and but Liberty bonds. Candy has been taken out of the mess halls on suspicion of adulteration.

Source: "American Nurse To Be Honored by France," Bridgeport Times and Evening Farmer, January 24, 1918. Page 7, Column 5.

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