Chicago, April 24, 1906.
To the Editor:
—The Dr. Stinson who was one of the first victims of the San Francisco horror was the author of the automobile article in your last issue. At the time I addressed the San Francisco County Medical Society last July I was the recipient of exceptional courtesy at his hands. An hour after my arrival he was at my hotel with the car he describes and his experienced chauffeur. He insisted that I make use of his car during the few days I was in San Francisco as if it were my own. He asserted kindly and positively that he needed exercise and would walk.Many members of the American Medical Association who were visiting San Francisco directly after the Portland session will now recall, with a saddened interest, the delightful excursions to the Presidio and Golden Gate Park which Dr. Stinson's extreme courtesy