April 11, 1891

Shall The Journal be Removed to Washington?

JAMA. 1891;XVI(15):537-538. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02410670031023

To the Editor:  —It is immaterial to me where The Journal is published, provided it is conducted exclusively in the interests of scientific medicine and the greatest good of the profession. That it does not fully meet the requirements of either now is a source of dissatisfaction, and creates a desire for change in the minds of many members of the Association. But, if these deficiencies can be corrected without removal, it is better to allow it to remain in Chicago, for the present at least, to try. Believing that it can be thus improved and brought up to the ideal standard where it is, and disclaiming all carping criticism, I offer suggestively the following to that desirable end.In the first place, then, The Journal should be printed on plain and not on glazed paper, which from its reflection, dazzles the eye, irritates the optic nerves, muscles and

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