Seattle, Wash., May 15, 1899.
To the Editor:
—Relative to Dr. Quine's address, in exposition of the tenets of homeopathy (see Journal, April 29 and May 6), I wish to say that my perusal of it afforded me the greatest pleasure, as well as imparting much information. It was the opportunity of a lifetime—"to beard the lion in his own den." Those homeopaths scarcely realized what the Doctor had in store for them. It is so easy to be deceived and even to deceive oneself when only one side of a proposition is presented or thought upon.Many of those homeopathic students went away from that hall wiser then when they came. If homeopaths everywhere could read that address, it would do more toward the collapse of that "pathy" than anything that has happened since the crazy Hahnemann promulgated his dogmas of "similia similibus, curantur," "potentization," and "infinitesimals."Professor Palmer's