At a recent meeting of the Californian Academy of Natural Sciences, Dr. Kellogg said he had just returned from under the shadow of the finest evergreens ever grown. He hoped the secretary would record the fact that there were in California Golden Chestnut Trees (Castanea chrysophylla) from 100 to 200 feet high, 4 to 6 feet in diameter, and with an un-branched trunk of from 50 to 70 feet.