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April 21, 1894

SOCIETY NEWS.

JAMA. 1894;XXII(16):602-603. doi:10.1001/jama.1894.02420950038024

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Abstract

Eleventh International Medical Congress. 

To the Editor:  —I send you a list of the delegates from America to the Congress at Rome, by request of Dr. T. H. Manley. Should you wish to describe the Congress itself, simply add chaos to confusion, with plenty of Italians who are placed in the halls to impart information; these never answer a question till the " tip" appears. The Latin races will not listen to the English tongue. We are the envy of the English Section because we have an executive committee who placed our members where they belong and have seen that the American papers were read. The Italian is indolent and apparently lacking in executive ability. One little incident will show you something of this: The managers published maps of the buildings—which are very large—and when the mistakes, which are frequent and gross in these plans, were pointed out, there was simply

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