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To the Editor:
—I was sorry not to see more in the Los Angeles Number of The Journal about Long Beach, the largest (17,500 people) and most popular beach suburb of the convention city. The trolley service between here and the city is a twenty-minute one and the journey, 22 miles, is covered in forty-five minutes. It is a city of easterners almost entirely, nearly every state being represented. We have good schools, including a $150,000.00 polytechnic high school.While we have a "Pike," and an 1,800-foot pier stretching out into the ocean, large hotels and apartments, amply able to accommodate enormous crowds, we have one distinction (our greatest asset, and that for which we are best known as a pleasant place for a man to send his family); we have no saloons.Many physicians will be glad to know that they can bring their families to such a place
Rogers TL. Long Beach and the Los Angeles Session. JAMA. 1911;LVI(23):1739. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.02560230041025