San Francisco, Cal., Oct. 25, 1907.
To the Editor:
—I notice that many of the drug journals are attacking rather strongly Dr. McCormack's remarks before the American Pharmaceutical Association, or rather that portion of them in which he stated that the National Association of Retail Druggists had representatives at some of the state legislatures, opposing desirable legislation.N. A. R. D. Notes, for October 17, has a long article on this subject, which is mainly made up of a general denial of the charges, and an attack on Dr. McCormack. Of course, I can not speak for any other state, but so far as California is concerned, Dr. McCormack is perfectly correct, and the truth of his attitude has been pointed out twice in the California State Journal of Medicine; once in April, 1905, and again in October, 1907. During the session of the legislature of 1905, the representative of