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June 18, 1887


JAMA. 1887;VIII(25):685-686. doi:10.1001/jama.1887.02391500013007

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The Executive Committee of the Ninth International Medical Congress held a full and harmonious meeting in the Palmer House, Chicago, on the 6th and 7th inst. Full reports were made by sub-committees and the chief officers of the Sections, which showed a most satisfactory degree of progress in all the necessary arrangements for a large and successful Congress. The several Sections are well organized, and for the most part with arrangements for an abundance of scientific and practical work of importance, furnished in fair proportion by parties of reputation in other countries. The local arrangements at Washington are also rapidly maturing, and include not only the best possible accommodations for the regular work, but a series of appropriate entertainments and probably an excursion for the foreign guests to Niagara Falls and return to New York, after the close of the Congress. An outline of the whole programme will soon be

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