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To the Editor:
—While in favor of Chicago, as the publishing centre for The Journal, I think the better plan, in view of the present controversy, would be to abolishThe Journalaltogether. It has never supplied a want in medical journalism, and it can never be a universal success, because it cannot unite and harmonize the varied and various interests of this immense breadth of country. Comparisons with the British Medical Journal, so often made in these columns, are entirely illogical when we take in consideration the small area of England, and the difference in the character of the medical profession in the two countries. There are plentyof medical journals in this country to-day which would publish the papers that are read at our meetings to much greater advantage to their authors, and much sooner, than The Journal can or has done.I am in favor of abolishing The
Sattler EE. ACTION OF THE GOLDEN BELT DISTRICT MEDICAL SOCIETY OF KANSAS.. JAMA. 1891;XVI(16):572. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02410680032017