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THE VOICE OF OUR MEMBERS AS SHOWN BY A VOTE OF THE SAME ON THE QUESTION OF THE REMOVAL OF THE JOURNAL FROM CHICAGO TO WASHINGTON.
As straws show which way the gentle zephyrs blow; Thus Votes, the will of our Association show!
The agitation on the part of some of the Trustees, which contemplates a removal of The Journal of the Association from Chicago to Washington, was scarcely announced, before a general feeling of opposition was clearly evident in a large majority of the more active members of the entire Association—North, South, East and West. But how to obtain an expression from the members regarding such a movement, and, at the same time, put in force the will of the majority of the same under all the circumstances, was a perplexing question. The Association being made up of permanent members and delegates, the former having no vote and the
Reed RH. Shall The Journal be Removed to Washington?. JAMA. 1891;XVI(16):570-572. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02410680030015