Physicians and dentists have joined in organizing the Medical Arts Orchestral Society in Los Angeles. William R. Bergren of the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, is the conductor, and rehearsals take place every Thursday night in the auditorium of the Cedars of Lebanon Hospital. Interested persons are requested to communicate with Dr. Fred Lindenberg, secretary of the society.
Santa Monica Hospital Transferred.—
The Santa Monica Hospital, Santa Monica, will be turned over to the California Hospital, operated by the Lutheran Hospital Society of Southern California, Los Angeles, Jan. 1, 1942. The transfer will fulfil the plans of Dr. William S. Mortensen, president and medical superintendent of the Santa Monica Hospital, to convert his profit corporation into a nonprofit charitable institution for the citizens of Santa Monica. The gift includes the one hundred and fifty bed Santa Monica Hospital and adjoining property and the Loamshire Convalescent Home, with