Report of the Committee on Transportation.
Washington, D. C., March 8, 1902.The Committee of the American Medical Association on Transportation, reports that the rates for railroad transportation to the Saratoga meeting are being arranged for in the various railroad associations, and special prominence has been given to the disapproval of the medical profession of the methods of the Western Association in exacting the annoying fifty-cent execution fee which was perpetrated upon the members attending the St. Paul meeting. Assurances have been given that this will not occur at the Saratoga meeting, and at this writing the Trunk Lines have offered a fare and a third on the certificate plan for the round trip. Your Committee is urging a one-fare rate for the round trip with a 30-day-extension time limit and the privilege of a diverse route returning. Dr. Swan, of the local railroad committee at Saratoga, N. Y., is