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March 3, 1917

"A Medical Commission with No Medical Man on It"

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Bellingham, Wash.

JAMA. 1917;LXVIII(9):730. doi:10.1001/jama.1917.04270030062030

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Abstract

To the Editor:  —In Current Comment (The Journal, Jan. 27, 1917, p. 292), under this heading, you refer to Mrs. Axtell as follows: "a Mrs. Axtell of Bellingham, Wash., a social worker and a defeated candidate for Congress." I cannot think any reflection was intended or meant to be implied in this comment. I trust you will publish this together with your denial that any reflection on Mrs. Axtell was intended.

[Comment.  —It was the principle, not the persons, that was discussed in the comment in The Journal. We are also informed that Mrs. Axtell has had twenty-five years of service in social work, and was formerly a member of the Washington state legislature.]

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