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Break, new-born Year; on glad eyes break!

Melodious voices move!
On, rolling Time! thou canst not make

The Father cease to love.

T. H. GILL.

Aspects, Holidays, Events,

Weather, &c.

Farmer's Calendar.

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1|Sa. Circumcision. 2d. O in Perig. THERE is little of farm work

2 B 20 Sund. af. Chr. 6 d. now, little enough, to be sure,

3 Mo. Low ti. L. of ni. 14h. 51m. yet the chores at the barn and in

the woodshed will need a sharp

4 Tu. Five persons claiming to be members of

La legislat. ejected from that body by eye.

" Cows well wintered are

5W. 6°C Lericity throughout . g., half well summered,” they say,

6 Th. Epiphany.

Pleasant, and I have found it so. A few

7 Fr. 5th. Legislatures meet in Maine and Mass roots, like the swedes, come in

well now, and they ought to be

8 Sa. 9th. ( in Perigee. but fed out freely to all kinds of stock

9 B 1st Sund. after Epiphany, and to horses. If the horse does

10 Mo.9th. ( runs high. cold. not seem to take to them at first,

11 Tu. Alexander Hamilton born, 1757.

slice them up and spread some

meal over them. Let him once

12 W.6H (Very high tides.

get a taste, and see how good

13 Th.

Drifting winds. they are, and you won't have to

14 Fr. Alonger the materias horen king of Spain, coax him long. They'll be sure

15 Sa. Gold 112, 1875.

Warmer. to do him good. When the chores

16 B 20 Sund. after Epiphany.

are all done, and the day's work

17 Mo. 68 h. {Franklin porn, 1806 –Jan. is through, there will stilī be time

to read and study some, and we

18 Tu,

Expect a storm. might as well make up the mind

19 w. Intensely cold weather in New England, to learn more, to do more, and

20 Th. OVO, 646. Windy.

to be more this year than we

ever did or ever were before.

21 Fr. Very low tides.

We need to work up to a higher

22 Sa. ( in Apogee. · Pleasant. plane of life and thought, if we

23 B 30 Sund. after Epiphany. would reach a true manhood;

24 Mo. 23d. ( runs low.

and just here, at the gateway

25 Tu. Conversion of St. Paul. Colder.

of a new year, is the place to

start, and the way to do it is to

26W. 27th. 6 h (. { introduced, 1799. make the most of time. Take

27 Th. in 8.6 8 C. Hi. tides. care of the hours and the days

28 Fr. gr. elong. E. 6 $ h.

will take care of themselves. Do

29 Sa. 69 C. $24th.veRev. Chas, Kingsley, your level best right Straight on

through twelve months, and I

30 B 2th Sund. after Epiphany. can wish you and pledge you a

31 Mo. 6f (. Low tides. HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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1876.

FEBRUARY, Second Month.

Astronomical Calculations.

Days. d. m.Days. d. m. Days, d. m. Days. d. m. Days. d. m.

1 178. 8 7 15 21 13 13 24 19 11 19 25 9 8

2 16 51 8 15 2 14 13 4 20 10 58 26 8 46

3 16 34 14 43 15 12 43 21 10 36 27 8 23

4 16 10 10 14 23 16 12 23 22 10 14 28 8 1

5 15 58 11 14 4 17 12 2 23 9 53 29 7 38

15 39 12 13 44 18 11 41 24 9 30

First Quarter, 2d day, 9h. 9m., evening, W.

O Full Moon, 9th day, lh. 2m., evening, E.

(Last Quarter, 17th day, Oh. 11m., morning, E.

New Moon, 25th day, lh. 36m., morning, E.

Length Day's

Full Sea,

Boston.

D

Rises.

Morn| Even Place.

Sets.

h.

h. h.

h.

32 1 Tu.7 155 13 9 58,0 55 14 6 31 31 h'd morn. 4 53

33 2 W. 7 14 5 15 10 10 58 14 7 4

0 1 5 43

34 3 Th. 7 13 5 16 10 31 014 8

1 16 6 37

35 4 Fr. 7 11 5 18 10 71 4 14 9 57 6-1 arm 2 34 7 37

365 Sa. 17 105 1910 91 614 10 67 7:} arm 3 51 8 41

37 6 S.7 95 2010 111 814 11 8 83 br. 5 1 9 47

387 M. 7 8 5 22 10 14 1 11 14 12 9

6 0 10 50

39

8 Tu.7 75 23 10 161 13 14 13 104 104 h'rt 6 4611 49

40 9 W.7 55 24 10 19 1 16 14 0,11 111 h'rt rises morn.

41 10 Th.7 4 5 26 10 22 1 19 14 15 O bel.] 6 451 0 44

42 11 Fr. 7 35 27 10 241 21 14 16 03 04 bel. 7 56 1 33

43 12 Sa. 7 15 28 10 271 24 14 17 17 13 rei. 9 5 2 19

44 13 S.7 05 29 10 29 1 26 14 18 2 2 rei. 10 12 3 3

45 14 M. 6 595 31 10 32 1 29 14 19 23 3 rei. 11 19 3 47

46 15 Tu. 6 58 5 32 10 34/1 31 14 20 31 32 sec. morn. 4 31

47 16 W. 6 56 5 33 10 371 34 14 21 41 42 sec. 0 26 5 16

48 17 Th.6 55 5 34 10 39 1 36 14 22 5 5-thi. | 1 31 6 3

49 18 Fr. 6 53 5 36 10 43 1 40 14 23 6 6.; thi. | 2 357 6 53

50 19 Sa. 6 52 5 37 10 45 1 42 14 24 7 7thi. 3 34 7 44

51 20 S. 6 505 38 10 481 45 14 25 8 83 kn. 4 26 8 36

52 21 M. 16 495 39 10 50 1 47 14 26 9 9. kn. 5 10 9 27

53 22 Tu.6 47 5 41 10 54 1 51 14 27 10 101 legs 5 4710 17

54 23 W. 6 46 5 42 10 561 53 14 28 104 11 legs 6 1611 5

55 24 Th. 6 44 5 43 10 59 1 56 13 29 114 113 legs sets 11 51

56 25 Fr. 6 42 5 44 11 2 1 59 13 0 111 feet 6 21 0.36

57 26 Sa. 6 41 5 4611 52 213 1 01 03 feet 7 30 1 20

58 27 S.6 39 5 47 11 8 2 513 2 1 h'd 8 0 2 4
59 28 M. 16 38 5 48 11 102 713 3

9 52 2 51

60 29 T0.6 36 5 49 11 132 10 13 4 2 21 o'k 11 6 3 40

No reproof or denunciation is so potent as the silent influence

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Aspects, Holidays, Events,

Weather, &c.

Farmer's Calendar.

1 Tu. 8 in Per. 20. 6°C Cut up swedes for cows and 2 W. Purifica. of V. Mary. Candlemas Day. young stock. They thrive upon 3 Th. Length of night 13h. 55m. them at this time of the year. 4 Fr. Signs of a thaw. Cows need the card and the

brush 5 Sa. 8 in 8. 6th. (rii. high. out for their wants day by day.

now, and it pays to look 6 B 5th Sund. after Epiphany. We must treat them well if we 7 Mo.: O. ( in Perigee.

would make them pay. If they 8 Tu. 3o. S. 1586-7, Mary, Queen Mild, give milk it is a good plan to cut of Scots, beheaded.

and soak the hay and roots a few 9W. 1. C. if the prevailing hours in hot water, in a tight 10 Th. Very high tides. winds box. It makes them give more, 11 Fr.

are from the south. and milk pays just now. The 12 Sa. 680 inf. {Abrahamoosincoln chores at the barn will take up a 13 B Septuagesima Sunday.

large part of the time, and the

woodpile will need to be looked 14 Mo. St. Valentine. Signs of a to. Dry wood is the best to use, 15 Tu. Gold 114 8-8, 1875. coming storm, though a stick of green now and 16 W. and variable winds. then will hold a fire well. I like

to have both on hand and to use, 17 Th.s 4 C. 5 họ.

the one to start up a fire, and 18 Fr. (in Apogee. zo.8.21546

, Luther

the other to hold on to it. There 19 Sa. 00. ( runs low. is time to spare now,

and it must 20 B Serages, Sun. Very low ti. not be lost; have some plan to 21 Mo. { 22d: esir Chas. Lyell, eminent geologist, save it all, and a good book to

, 1875. 22 Tu. WABILINGTON BORN, 1732.

fill up the odd hours. It will

not do to sit round and spend 23 W.168C. A north-east life in dreams; they do no good; 24 Th. St. Matthias. 6 h (.

they do not make the pot boil, 25 Fr. storm тау. be expected.

and they do not store the mind

with right thoughts, high aims, 26 Sa. 27th. A. W. Longfellow born, 1807.

or noble purposes.

A book that 27 B Quin., or Shrobe Sunday. has the real meat in it will do 28 Mo. 6( High tides. good and only good, and that 29 Tu. Shrove Tues. C. WC. right on through life. There is

some time to go to the Farmers' Club, too. We can learn a great deal from a plain talk on matters about the farm. It sets the mind to work, and that fa a great gain,

1876.

MARCH, Third Month.

m.

O's Declination.

Astronomical Calculations. Days. d. m. Daye. d. m. Days. d. m. Days. d. m. Days. d. 1 78.15 7 4 56 13 2 35 19 OS.13 25 2 9

6 52 8 4 33 14 2 11 20 ON.11 26 2 33 6 29 9 4 9 15 1 48 21 0 35 27 2 56 6 6 10 3 46 16 1 24 22 0 58 28 3 19 5 43 11 3 22 17 1 0 23 1 22 29 3 43 5 20 12

2 59 18 0 87 24 1 45). 30 4 6

First Quarter, 3d day, 5h. 3m., morning, W. O Full Moon, 10th day, 1h. 28m., morning, W. (Last Quarter, 17th day, 8h. 40m., evening, E.

New Moon, 25th day, 3h. 27m., evening, W.

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3 53 8 38 66 6 M. 6 265 57 11 312 28 11 10 8 81 h'rt 4 42 9 37 67 | 7 Tu. 6 25 5 58 11 33 2 30 11 11| 9 93 h’rt 5 19 10 32 68 8 W. 6 23 5 59 11 36 2 33 11 12 10 101 h'rt 5 48 11 22 69 9 Th. 6 21 6 0 11 392 36 11 13 103112 bel. rises morn. 70 10 Fr. 6 20 6 2 11 42 2 39 10 0 111 bel. 6 44 0 9 71 11 Sa. 6 18 6 3 11 45 2 42 10 15 0 0:1 rei. 7 53 0 54 72 12 S. 6 166 4 11 48 2 45 10 16 03 14 rei. 9 11 1 38 73 13 M. 6 15 6 511 50 2 479 17 11 2 sec. 10 9 2 22 74 14 Tu.6 136 611 53 2 50 918 21 21 sec. 11 15 3 8 75 15 W.16 116 711 56 2 53 919 3 31 thi. morn. 3 55 76|16 Th. 6 106 811 582 55 920 34 4 |thi. | 0 211 4 44 77 17 Fr. 6 86 912 1 2 58 8 21 41 5 thi. 1 23 5 35 78 18 Sa. 6 6 6 11 12 5 3 2 8 22 51 6 kn. 2 17 6 27 79 19 S. 6 46 12 12 835 823 61 7 kn. 3 5 7 18 80 20 M. 16 36 13 12 10 3 7 7 24 7 8 legs 3 45 8 9 81 21 Tu. 6 16 14 12 13 3 10 725 81 9 legs 4 16 8 57 82 22 W. 15 59 6 15 12 16 3 13 726 91 92 legs 4 43 9 44 83 23 Th.5 57 6 16 12 19 3 16 6 27 10 101 feet 5 7 10 29 84 24 Fr. 5 56 6 17 12 21 3 18 6 28 101 11 feet 5 25 11 13 85 25 Sa. 5 54 6 19 12 25 3 22 6 0 111 114 h'd sets 11 58 86 26 S. 5 526 20 12 28 3 25 6 1 0 h'd 7 37 0 45 87 27 M. 5 50 6 21 12 31 3 28 5 2 03 04 n'k 8 52 1 34 88 28 Tu. 5 49 6 22 12 333 30 5 3 1 17 n'k 10 10 2 27 89 29 W.15.47 6 23 12 363 33 5 4 12 2 n'k 11 29 3 24 90 30 Th. 5.45 6 24 12 39 3 36 4 5 21 3

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Aspecte, Holidays, Events,
Weather, &c.

Farmer's Calendar.
1/W. Ash. Wednes. St. David. 6 8 Snow and slosh, clouds, storm,
2 Th. 1st. & in 8.

Cold, and sun strive for the lead now. 3 Fr. Length of night 12h. 37m. Well, never mind, “Let the

hurricane roar," as the boys say. 4 Sa. ( rws high. Low tides. Sleek up the yard and the whole 5 A 1st Su. in Lent. ( in Peri. place. Lay up walls, mend the 6 Mo. 8 in 8. Šth. Boston Massacre, 1770. tools, and put on a coat of paint 7Tu... (.

Signs of a thaw. here and there. All we can do 8W. Şist. Civil Rights Bilí signed by President to get ready for a press of work

will be clear gain. The chores 9 Th. ( eclipsed, visible. at the barn and in the house will 10 Fr. 8 gr. elong. W. Hi. tides. need some care. And then there 11 Sa. Cold and uncomfortable.

is the pile of wood to cut and 12 A 20 Sun. in Lent. 6 pay to stop work in June, to run

store for use by and by. It won't 13 Mo. 15th. Andrew Jackson born, 1767.

and get up wood to make the 14 Tu. State election in New Hampshire.

kitchen fire go. It will cost 15 W. 1646. Gold 116, 1875.

twice as much to do it then as it 16 Th. 17th. Days and nights nearly equal.

does now, nor will the wood do

as well. We must look ahead 17 Fr. St. Patrick. (in Apogee. in this world to see what is to 18 Sa. 10 8 h. ( runs low.

We might get in 19 A 30 Su. in Lent. Very lo. ti. the plough near the end of the 20 Mo. O ent. 9o. SPRING BEGINS. though there is not much to be

month, and sow
21 Tu. St. Benedict. Seasonable.

gained. The soil must be warm
22 W. 25th. Ist day of the year in old style –
changed, 1752, to present style.

as well as moist, to make things 23 Th. 6 hl. 6 $ (.

grow. It is a good plan to sow 24 Fr. Queen Elizabeth died, 0. S. 1603.

clover seed on lands seeded down

last fall, and when there comes 25 Sa. Annun. or Lady Day. O ecl., vis.

a light snow is the best time to 26 A 4th Sunday in Lent.

do it. As soon as warm days 27 Mo. 6 VC. Blustering.come, tar apple trees to head off 28 Tu. 69 C. 6 (

the canker worm, if you have it near you.

Cut and feed out the 29 W. 638. High tides. 30 Th. (in Perigee. {Siciliau Vespers, mangolds this month. They are

worth more now than they were 31 Fr. ( runs high.

two months ago.

come next.

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