"There is a strong possibility that Sioux City soon will have a microscopic meat inspection service. Congressman Perkins has asked the agricultural department to establish such service, and the indications are that his request will be granted. . . .
The microscopical examination will be made by girls, who must pass a civil service examination before securing the appointment.
"Better Meat Inspection," Sioux City Journal, December 16, 1897, p. 1.