Medicine: In Milwaukee

The Journal of the American Medical Association last year took in $1,534,609.98 and earned a profit of $605,095.69.* That profit paid for the A. M. A.'s many activities last year—as, the persistent campaign against quacks, health and public instruction, censoring of commercial food and drug products, inspecting & rating medical schools and hospitals, publishing learned, unprofitable journals. After all these expenses the A. M. A. had a surplus for the year of $93,842.75.

Over a period of years, the A. M. A. has accumulated from the profits of its magazine a total of $3,400,000 including...