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Roanoke, Va., Oct. 24, 1903.
To the Editor:
—I observe in The Journal, October 3, that your reporter of the proceedings of the recent meeting of the State Medical Society of Virginia has got things a little mixed, and I hasten to make the correction: There were charges of various kinds preferred against "seven" of the Roanoke doctors, but it appears that not one of these charges was clearly sustained before the judiciary committee, and I can not understand why your reporter singled out my name and omitted the others. While it is true that when I located in this city three years ago I made a few professional announcements through a newspaper of my establishing a private sanitarium here, giving its location and objects, I fail to see wherein I violated in the least degree the true spirit of the Principles of Ethics, more especially since the Virginia State
Keister BC. Virginia Medical Society Proceedings.. JAMA. 1903;XLI(16):975. doi:10.1001/jama.1903.02490350031012