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October 24, 1885


JAMA. 1885;V(17):473-474. doi:10.1001/jama.1885.02391160025010

To the Editor of the Journal:

Dear Sir:  —"An Old Member of the Medical Profession," in his letter to the Journal of September 19, has sounded a key-note by quoting that part of Dr. Flint's "Presidential Address" in Washington in which he urged the American Medical Association, as the only proper representative body of the profession in this country, to invite the International Medical Congress to hold its next meeting in this country.The animus of certain medical journals, among which may be particularly mentioned the Medical News, is shown more clearly since the Committee met in New York, on September 3 and 4. In the issue of the Medical News, of September 19, is a garbled report of the meeting of the Committee in New York. By comparing the report of the Committee as published in the Journal of September 12, and the News, of September 19, the conclusion

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