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gates arrange their reports so they will be the first order of business in the morning or at the afternoon session; in other words, that all business shall be reported from the House of Delegates and from the Council to the Association as rapidly as completed or whipped into shape.

(Motion seconded and adopted.)

Dr. T. E. Oertel: I move that the House receive the reports from the Council.

(Motion seconded and adopted.)

Dr. M. A. Clark then made his report as chairman of the Board of Councilors, and reports were also made by Dr. Howkins, councilor from the First district; Dr. W. L. Davis, councilor from the Second district (read by Dr. Clark in the absence of Dr. Davis); Dr. Barnum, councilor from the Third district (read by Dr. Clark in the absence of Dr. Barnum); Dr. E. C. Davis, councilor from the Fifth district; Dr. M. A. Clark, councilor from the Sixth district; Dr. A. T. Calhoun, councilor from the Seventh district (read by Dr. Clark in the absence of Dr. Calhoun); Dr. Bloomfield, councilor from the Eighth district; Dr. Pilcher, councilor from the Tenth district. Dr. Clark, chairman of the Board of Councilors, stated that no reports had been received from Dr. W. L. Fitz, councilor from the Fourth district; Dr. Hardman, councilor from the Ninth district, or from Dr. Herrman, councilor from the Eleventh district.

Dr. Willis Westmoreland: I move that the House of Delegates thank the councilors for the good work they have done.

(Motion seconded and adopted.)

Dr. T. E. Oertel: I move the adoption of the report, and that the expense accounts of the councilors be paid by this Association.

Dr. Jones: I second Dr. Oertel's motion, with the additional proviso that these gentlemen submit a written statement of the actual expense account incurred in the matter of organization, and that the Secretary-Treasurer be then instructed by the House of Delegates to reimburse them for that expense.

(Dr. Oertel accepted the amendment, and the motion as amended was adopted.)

Dr. T. E. Oertel: Dr. Lyle has a resolution which he wishes to present to this body for their consideration, and I move that. he be allowed to do so.

Dr. Jones: I move, as a substitute, that the Secretary be instructed to read the resolution.

(Substitute seconded and adopted.)

The Secretary then read the resolution presented by Dr. Lyle. Dr. Willis Westmoreland: I move that the resolution be laid on ⚫ the table.

(This motion receiving no second, the chair held that there was nothing before the house.)

Dr. T. E. Oertel: I move that the resolution be adopted and take the usual course or the proper course--the regular course.

(This motion receiving no second, the chair held that there was nothing before the house.)

Dr. McHatton: I move that this resolution be referred to the Committee on Public Policy and Legislation, with power to act. (This motion received no second, and the chair held that there was nothing before the nouse.)

Dr. Jones: I will now make Dr. Westmoreland's motion to lay the resolution on the table.

(Motion seconded by Dr. Westmoreland adopted, and the resolution was laid on the table.)

Upon motion, the House of Delegates then adjourned.

On motion of Dr. Claude A. Smith, the report was adopted.

Under the head of Special Reports, the Committee on Tuberculosis asked for further time, which was granted. At this juncture the reading of papers was proceeded with.

Dr. Dunbar Roy, Atlanta, read a paper entitled "Proper Management of Chronic Suppurative Inflammation of the Middle Ear," which was discussed by Drs. Williams, Ridley, Amster, Hiers, Smith, Slack, and, in closing, by the essayist.

Dr. H. McHatton, Macon, followed with a paper entitled "Some Remarks on Chronic Conditions."

This paper was discussed by Drs. Roy, Elkin, Hiers, Graham, Lattimore, Jones, Amster, King, Williams, Clark, Hardman, Block, Visanska, and the discussion closed by the essayist.

Dr. O. H. Buford, Cartersville, read a paper entitled "Needed Legislation on Pure Food Laws for Georgia." Discussed by Drs. Slack, Graham, and, in closing, by the author of the paper.

On motion, the Association adjourned until 3 p. m.

AFTERNOON SESSION-FIRST DAY.

The Association reassembled at 3 p.m., and was called to order by the President.

Dr. R. P. Izlar, Waycross, asked that his paper, entitled "Treatment of Neuritis and Other Congestive Conditions with the Static Modalities," be read by title and referred to the Committee on Publication.

On motion, action was so taken.

Dr. J. W. Mobley, Milledgeville, read a paper entitled "Dementia Precox," which was discussed by Drs. Cooley, Block, and, in closing, by the essayist.

Dr. J. Cheston King, Atlanta, followed with a contribution entitled "Anterior Poliomyelitis."

Discussed by Dr. Daniel, and, in closing, by the essayist. Dr. E. Bates Block, Atlanta, read a paper on "Paramyoclonus Multiplex, with Report of a Case."

Dr. James N. Brawner, Atlanta, contributed a paper on "Recent Studies in Rabies."

This paper was discussed by Drs. Slack, Smith, and the discussion closed by the essayist.

Dr. C. R. Andrews, Atlanta, read a paper entitled “A Simple Method of Staining Spirochetae Pallida."

Discussed by Drs. Harris, Hodgson and Goldsmith. Dr. George R. White, Savannah, read a paper on "The Diagnosis and Treatment of Gall-Stones."

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Dr. J. T. Rogers, Savannah, read a paper on “Differential Diagnosis of Gall-Stones."

These two papers were discussed jointly by Drs. Daniel, Graham, Slack, Amster, Goldsmith, McHatton, Williams, Williams (Howard J.), Doughty, and, in closing,. by Dr. White.

On motion, the Association adjourned until Thursday.

at 10 a.m.

SECOND DAY-MORNING SESSION.

The Association met at 10 a.m., and was called to order by the President.

Dr. T. E. Oertel, Augusta, presented the following report of the Committee on Tuberculosis:

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TUBERCULOSIS.

To the Medical Association of Georgia.

MR. PRESIDENT AND GENTLEMEN: Your Committee on Tuberculosis have to report as follows:

Following your instructions the committee has been enlarged by the appointment of a member from each county in the State, except in a few instances where there was no member of the Association in a given county. The total membership of the committee is now 127, quite a creditable anti-tuberculosis society within the Association.

A meeting of the committee was held in Macon, October 24, 1905, at which here was a good attendance.

It was decided at this meeting to institute local anti-tuberculosis committees by requesting each county society to appoint such to prosecute the work in their respective localities.

It was also decided to endeavor to secure the cooperation of the authorities of the public schools, and the members of the committee were instructed whenever possible to deliver lectures to the teachers of the schools in their districts.

The original committee of five have been constituted an executive body.

The committee take pleasure in reporting that the following resolution was on behalf of your committee introduced in the Legislature during its last session and passed both Houses:

"JOINT RESOLUTION IN FAVOR OF A COMMITTEE TO CONSIDER THE QUESTION OF A STATE SANATORIUM FOR CONSUMPTIVES.

Resolved, By the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened, That the Governor be, and is hereby authorized and instructed to appoint a committee consisting of three members, one of whom shall be the Secretary of the State Board of Health; the other two to be designated for appointment by the Council of the Medical Association of Georgia, to consider the question of a State sanatorium for consumptives, and that they shall report to the next Legislature the best location for and

probable cost of erection and maintenance of such an institution, together with such recommendations as they deem proper (the report to be submitted to the Legislature sometime during the first six days of the session), the committee to serve without pay, except actual necessary expenses, which shall be paid from money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, and the Governor is hereby authorized to draw his warrant for the same."

The Council presented to the Governor for appointment on the commission the names of Drs. L. G. Hardman and T. E. Oertel, and these gentlemen have been appointed, and with Dr. H. F. Harris, Secretary of the State Board of Health, constitute the commission. This commission will report to the next meeting of the Legislature as above.

If the report is in favor of the erection of a State sanatorium for tuberculosis, your committee would respectfully suggest that the personal effort of each member of this Association be expended locking towards the passage of such a bill as may be recommended.

With unity of action we may accomplish much. We would urge upon the county societies the necessity of adopting the suggestion of your committee relative to the appointment of local committees on tuberculosis within these bodies to take up this question in their own districts and prosecute the work there.

It would be of great benefit if at each meeting of the Association we could have a tuberculosis exhibit which would be open to the general public and one or more free lectures in language I which every one could understand.

Such exhibits have proven of great value elsewhere and can not fail to be of benefit with us.

Being entirely without funds, except those few dollars which the individual members of your committee have been able to collect or have themselves contributed, it is quite impossible to provide for such an exhibit at present.

The board of directors of the National Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis have adopted an amendment to the by-laws providing for the organization of an advisory council.

Among others who are eligible for this council are "officers or representatives appointed by various recognized State Associations for the prevention of tuberculosis, such representatives being required to qualify as members of the National Association, the number in any case not to exceed five."

Your committee recommend that being virtually a State organization for the prevention of tuberculosis they may be authorized and instructed to affiliate with the National Association and to seek representation upon the advisory council under the above provision.

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