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Another Report from the Pacific Coast.
—The meeting at Milwaukee will, on the whole, be regarded as a success. The attendance was good, the number registering being 867. It was hoped that the presence of the Fair in Chicago would greatly increase the attendance, while at the same time the ninety odd miles separating the two cities would prevent the Fair proving too powerful a counter-attraction. This was only partly true, for while the proximity of the big show undoubtedly increased the number of visitors, it was very noticeable that there was a thinning out even on the first evening, a more marked diminution on the second, and on the third afternoon nearly half those in attendance had taken their departure.Almost every State and Territory was represented by delegates, the attendance from California being larger than for many years. The general sessions were well attended, and a very lively
ASSOCIATION NEWS.. JAMA. 1893;XXI(4):138. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420560034011