An amendment offered by Dr. Gihon which proposes to change the first day of each annual meeting from Tuesday to Wednesday will come up in its order at Nashville.
While this subject is under discussion it would seem desirable also to consider the propriety of making the dates of the annual meetings permanent.
In the present number of the Journal we publish a list of thirty-eight State Medical Societies, the names and addresses of the secretaries, and also the places and dates of their annual meetings for the current year.
These societies are all of them closely affiliated with the Association, and none desire that their State meetings shall conflict with those of the Association. It so happened last year that the Illinois State Medical Society had previously named May 20, 1890, as its next date of meeting. Later, and as a matter of convenience to those who were to