This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1886. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION. Thirty-Seventh Annual Meeting, Held in St. Louis, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, May 4, 5,6, and 7, 1886. Tuesday's Proceedings. The meeting was called to order at Music Hall, Exposition Building, by Dr. LeGrand Atwood, Chairman of the local Committee of Arrangements, at 11.15 A- M-, about eight hundred being present. Dr. Atwood introduced the President, Dr. William Brodie, of Detroit. A prayer was offered by the Rev. Montgomery Schuyler, D.D. The address of welcome was then made by the Hon. D. F. Francis, the Mayor of St. Louis, who stated that it was highly appropriate that the Association should hold its convention in the healthiest city in the Union, the home of Pope, McDowell, Hodgen, and others distinguished in the profession, to which he welcomed those present for their own sakes. Mr. Francis then alluded to the antiquity of medical practice, even in barbarous countries, and eulogized its practitioners of the present day, mentioning many immortal names which the world delighted to honor. No branch of science was advancing more rapidly, or was more successfully taught, than medicine. Dr. Atwood then said a few words in behalf of the local profession, who had been earnest in their endeavors to make the meeting successful and agreeable. He called attention to the fact that it was thirty-two years since President Brodie was elected to membership in the Association, at a meeting held in St. Louis, and now he was here again to preside over its deliberations. It was highly appropriate for the Association to meet at the home of so many distinguished physicians. The President invited the ex-Presidents of the Association to seats on the platform. PROTESTS AGAINST THE ADMISSION OF CERTAIN DELEGATES. Protests were off...
|Book:||Southern Practitioner (Volume 8)|
|Author:||Unknown Author Books Group General Books|
|Number of Pages:||00370|
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