1909 Journal of the American Medical Association  
As remedies for this disquieting state of affairs, Dr. Lowenthal proposes the amelioration of the general sanitary condition of the country; the doubling of the number of the barracks, which are at present overcrowded ; the sanitary im¬ provement of the present barracks; the thorough reform of our system of recruiting; a reduction of enlistments (if it were reduced to about 100,000 men, the army would gain in quality what it would lose in quantity ): and the military train¬ ing of young men.
more » ... s last question is uppermost in official circles, as
doi:10.1001/jama.1909.02550020039011 fatcat:iqzljaw4brhe5fep74gadnjyl4