VITAL STATISTICS

1891 The Lancet  
Council had been completed, and although the result was not altogether as they could have wished, it was, he considered, one on which the Alliance could be congratulated. The voting showed that the profession strongly desired to be represented by general practitioners, and by a large majority had placed a general practitioner at the head of the poll. It was not the desire of the Alliance to displace Dr. Glover, or a third candidate might have been put 'forward-it may have been a tactical
more » ... n a tactical mistake not to have done so,-as in that case a larger number of general practitioners would probably have returned their voting papers, and the supporters of Dr. Alderson and himself would pro-
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