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April 8, 1905

Association News

JAMA. 1905;XLIV(14):1132-1133. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.02500410056019

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An Invitation to Portland Via Los Angeles.  Los Angeles, Cal., March 27, 1905.

To the Editor:  —In your various allusions in The Journal to the Portland session and matters pertaining thereto, I beg that you do not fail to call the attention of the profession to the desirability of procuring a ticket to Portland via Los Angeles. There is a too-widespread belief throughout the East that, as this country is so warm in winter, it must be almost unendurably hot in summer. It is not so at all. San Diego, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, in fact the coast towns, are cool and delightful. We who live here much prefer the summers to the winters. Then, too, the remarkable sea fishing at that enchanted isle, Catalina, is at its height in summer. I admit that the towns more than thirty miles to the interior are much hotter. But any of the

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