Fall River, Mass., March 31, 1905.
To the Editor:
—On advertising page 35 of The Journal, Jan. 28, 1905, is an advertisement of W. C. Abbott, M.D., of Chicago, entitled "Doctor, Do Your Pneumonia Cases Die? Mine Do Not. I Have Paid for This Space and I Want You to Read What I Have to Say." I have just received this week a brochure entitled "Pneumonia, a Modernized Successful Treatment," by W. C. Abbott, M.D., Chicago, 1905, starred "From the Journal of the American Medical Association." Anyone not having seen the article in The Journal would be led to suppose that this article was one of the regular contributed articles of The Journal of the American Medical Association, instead of being strictly advertising matter.With the correctness or not of Dr. Abbott's views I am not at present concerned. I wish, however, as a member of the American Medical Association,