Boston, March 26, 1894.
To the Editor:
—I can not conceive how you permitted the publication of the contemptible, narrow and insulting letter signed " Medicus." He may well stay in the background by keeping his name away from the public—cowardice is depicted in every line. I am inclined to think that "Medicus" has ill feelings against Prof. Solomon Cohen for reasons known to himself—he was probably plucked by Dr. Cohen for deficiency in the subject that Dr. Cohen lectures on?I will not attempt to discuss the " advertising question," for you have requested the matter to end.The publication of the vile letter has, and will excite bitter criticism.It is unnecessary for me to speak in defense of Dr. Cohen and the Hebrew race.Hoping you will find space to publish this brief note, so that " Medicus" can see what repute he has gained by making a ferocious