President Lowell will speak at a commemorative service to be held at the Arnold Arboretum tomorrow afternoon at 4 o'clock in the memory of Charles Sprague Sargent '62, Arnold Professor of Arboriculture at Harvard from 1879 until his death, which occurred on March 22, and director of the Arnold Arboretum for 54 years.
Invitations have been issued jointly by President Lowell, the Fellows of Harvard University, and friends of Professor Sargent, to those most interested in the work.
Other speakers beside President Lowell will be W. C. Endicott '88, trustee of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society; Mrs. J. A. Stewart Jr., president of the Garden Club of America; E. H. Wilson, president of the Horticultural Club of Boston, long an assistant to Professor Sargent, and now keeper of the Arboretum; and J. Horace McFarland, editor of the Rose Annual of Harrisburg, Pa.
Roger Wolcott '99, an overseer of Harvard, will preside, and former Bishop William Lawrence '71 will give the benediction. J. S. Ames '01 is in charge of the arrangements.