Prof. C. S. Sargent has been retained to prepare the statistics of arboriculture for the next census. Agri-culture, fruit growing as a part of agriculture, and arboriculture having been provided for, what is to be done for horticulture and the nursery trade? It is to be hoped that we are not to have the Centennial experience over again, when even the important fruit-growing interests of the country were not thought of till after the opening of the exhibition, and pure horticulture scarcely at all.