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May 6, 1905

Association News

JAMA. 1905;XLIV(18):1464. doi:10.1001/jama.1905.02500450076016

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Abstract

Details of the Alaska Trip.  The Committee of Arrangements has arranged with the Alaska Steamship Company to handle the American Medical Association excursion to Alaska, and makes the following announcement: A round trip rate of $60.00 from Seattle has been obtained and the steamer Jefferson, a splendid vessel, designed and built especially for this route, will be used. She has spacious social halls and decks and every modern improvement to make the voyager comfortable. The cuisine is equal to that of the best first-class hotels. This trip is without equal anywhere. It is not an ocean trip in the usual sense, with its many unpleasant accompaniments of seasickness and stormy weather; but rather like a river trip amid a thousand islands and underneath beetling cliffs and snowcapped mountains, with just an occasional dash of old ocean as the vessel crosses some wider strait.Without specifying in particular the various ports

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