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May 12, 1917

Association News

JAMA. 1917;LXVIII(19):1423-1425. doi:10.1001/jama.1917.04270050125018


A Patriotic General Meeting  The Local Committee on Arrangements reports that because of the war, the committee contemplates substituting a patriotic general meeting for the formal reception which has usually been given in honor of the President of the Association and which this year would have been held on Thursday evening of the week of the annual session.While the plans are not yet fully matured, it is the purpose of the committee to have for this meeting speakers of national and international reputation, who are familiar with the issues of the day. The meeting will be held in a large hall and reservations to accommodate the Fellows and their guests will be made, then the remaining space will be at the disposal of the public. It is probable that ex-President Theodore Roosevelt and Mr. Joseph H. Choate, late ambassador to Great Britain, will be among