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March 31, 1894

He Very Properly Calls Medicus to Order.

JAMA. 1894;XXII(13):480. doi:10.1001/jama.1894.02420920036012

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Milwaukee, March 25, 1894.

To the Editor:  —As a member of the American Medical Association and a Jew, I desire to enter an emphatic protest against the dragging of questions of race and religion into the discussion of a matter of business policy, as is done by "Medicus" in the Journal of March 24. The fact that the gentlemen specified as Solomon and Isaac chose to differ from "Medicus" does not justify the wholesale and thinly veiled charge of hypocrisy and dishonesty, worthy only of a fifth rate political sheet, which is made in that letter.Unless it is the policy of the Journal to publish all communications sent to it, I fail to see the justification for publishing a gratuitous insult to a class of members who happen to differ from the majority in creed. A note suggests that the matter be settled on the floor of the Association

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