September 15, 1906

The Walker Resolutions.

JAMA. 1906;XLVII(11):875-876. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.02520110059015

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Kansas City, Sept. 6, 1906.

To the Editor:  —After reading Dr. Carstens' letter in The Journal, September 1, I desire, as the mover of the motion to lay the Walker resolutions on the table, to correct some erroneous impressions that have gained circulation regarding the reasons for tabling these resolutions.In the first place, I had no knowledge that such resolutions were to be introduced, nor had I been asked by any one to take any position relative thereto. When they were read, however, they at once impressed me as a covert attack on the honesty of the members of the Board of Trustees, and of the officers of the Association. I consider it necessary in any organization that a few men of capacity should have the main work fall on their shoulders. Such an organization would always be called by others a "machine." I do not object to this

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