The Los Angeles County Medical Association held its first spring flower show in the lounge of the association building April 16-17. The exhibit, which was open only to physician members of the association, was in charge of a committee composed of Drs. Samuel Ayres Jr., chairman, Robert B. Hope and Albert G. Bower, cooperating with Mr. Fred T. Bergstrom, horticulturist. A separate section in the display, devoted to flower arrangement, was open to members of the association, their wives and members of their office personnel. Prizes and ribbons were awarded.
Dr. Morris Fishbein, Chicago, Editor of The Journal, will discuss "American Medicine on Trial" before the San Francisco County Medical Society, April 22. —The Los Angeles Surgical Society devoted its March 14 meeting to a panel discussion on acute perforated appendicitis with Dr. Verne C. Hunt as the moderator; the speakers were Drs. James Norton