Adin, Cal., March 7, 1901.
To the Editor:
—Can not the contributors to The Journal be induced to include drawings in their articles, as Dr. Stricker has with his article in the March 2 number? The articles now being published on middle ear diseases would be of unstated benefit to hundreds of young physicians who do not and can not get to see clinics of that nature. If they were accompanied by illustrations showing the anatomical parts and the different steps in the operative work of those who frequently meet and deal with them successfully, we would be far better prepared to deal with those unfortunate ones who fall into our hands as general practitioners.Our knowledge is very limited at best, on the study of medicine and surgery, and the only way a great many of us have to learn it is by reading, being so situated that we