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September 24, 1904

Special Article.

JAMA. 1904;XLIII(13):892. doi:10.1001/jama.1904.02500130040002

TRAVEL NOTES.—X.*  A WINTER SEMESTER.LEWELLYS F. BARKER, M.D.CHICAGO.Munich, July 21, 1904.The unusual attractiveness of Munich as a place of residence is, perhaps, not an unmixed advantage to the medical school, for though it insures a large attendance and affords unusual opportunities to the students for self-development in general culture, for the enjoyment of art, music and the theater, it brings to the University of Munich more than its share of the lazy, loitering students who care more for the Bummclleben, for which the interesting old city gives such imple ooportunity, than for the training of their hands or the perfecting of their minds. In the spring and autumn the adjacent mountains seduce to frequent excursions. In the winter the Bal paré, the Redoute and the delights of carnival lead to the squandering of all too many hours that should be devoted to