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The sun pours down' a flood of golden heat

Upon the busy world; so hot and bright,

That the tired traveller, longing for the night,
Seeks some cool shelter from the dusty street.

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10 Tu. I died, 1804.

12th. Alexander Hamilton

1876.

Aspects, Holidays, Events,
Weather, &c.

Farmer's Calendar. À 1 G 5th Sun. aft. Tr. é o C. The old maxim ought to read, 2|Mo.| h (.

Warm A stitch in time will save a thou3 Tu. O in Apo. Very low tides. sand and nine, when it is to be

applied to the weeds. Haying 4/W. {

and declared, 1776.

or no haying, the weeds must be 5|Th.3 g .

sultry. kept down. The best time to 6 Fr. Length of night 8h. 53m. cut grass has been fixed, in the 7 Sa. 136th. Sir Thomas Moore

judgment of the best farmers, beheaded, 1535, 0. S. 8 G .th Sun. aft. Tr. 8 in 8. it ought to be a little mite earlier

as the time of flowering. I think 9 Mo. 6 X (. ( runs high. rather than a bit later. If it is

cut early it will send up a good 11 W. 6! (. ( in Perigee.

second growth, and a lot of rowen |12|Th. 8 g (.

Showers, For cows in milk in the spring,

is a good thing to have on hand. 13 Fr. 8 in Perih. Very high tide. and for young stock, there is 14 Sa. 15th, Gold, 111 1-2,

with nothing better. And for all kinds 15 G žth Sun. af. Tr. St. Swithin. of stock, save hard working oxen

and horses, early cut hay is by 16 Mo. 3 14th. Bastile stormed,

far the best. If cut too soon, it 17 Tu. Middle of July to end of August best

may lack heart; if cut too late, 18 W. thunder and lightning. it will surely be hard and woody. 19 Th. 20th. 6 8 0 sup.

I like to begin on the early 20 Fr. St. Margaret. Low tides. grasses, like orchard grass, June 21 Sa. 22d. 6 20. ( runs low. fore the first of this month, and

grass, and clover, some time be22 G 8th Sunday after Trinity. to finish up as soon after it as I 23 Mo.22d. St. Mary Magdalene.

That gives time to bring 24 Tu. 6 H ! 25th. High tides. up the hoeing, and to take things

a little cool in this hot month. 25 W. St. James. Dog DAYS BEGIN.

If I want a stick of timber for 26 Th. St. Anne. Settled weather.

any use, or rails for fencing, I 27 Fr. 67h. (in Apogee. cut them in midsummer. They 28 Sa. {Robespierre guillotined,

always last the longest, all the 29 G 9th Sun. af. Trin. 6. 2. Cut and bark basswood now, and

soft sorts of wood, at least. 30 Mo. OYO. Very low tides.

it will dry quick and hard, and 31 Tu. 29th. 6 (.

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1877.

AUGUST, Eighth Month.

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17 23 9 15 43 16 13 53 21 11 56 27 9 53

17 7 10 16 25 16 13 34 22 11 36 28 9 31 5 16 50 11 15 7 17 13 15 23 11 16 29 9 10 6 16 34 12 14 49 18 12 56 24 10 55 30 8 49

(Last Quarter, 2d day, 5h. 36m., morning, E.
@ New Moon, 9th day, Oh. 33m., morning, E.

First Quarter, 15th day, 5h. 44m., evening, W.
Ó Full Moon, 23d day, 6h. 26m., evening, E.
Last Quarter, 31st day, 4h. 31m., evening, W.
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Place. 213) 11W. 4 537 1914 260 501 622 38 41 n'k 110 164 54 214 2 Th. 4 54 7 18 14 24 0 52 623 41 5 n'k 10 45 5 40 215 3 Fr. 4 55 7 17 14 22 0 54 6 24 51 52 o'k 11 24 6 31 216 4 Sa. 14 567 15 14 19 0 57 625 61 7 arm morn. 7 27 217 5 S. 4 57 7 14 14 17 0 59 6261 77 8 arm 0 13 8 28 21816 M. 4 58 7 13 14 15 1 1 6 27

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1 15 9 32 219 7 Tu. 4 59 7 12 14 13 1 3 528 9710 br. 2 30 10 36 220 8 W. 5 017 10 14 10 1 6 5 29 103 104 h'rt 3 5411 37 221 9 Th.5 17 914 81 85 @ 111 112 h’rt sets 0 34 22210 Fr. 5 27 814 61 101 5 1

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born, 1593, 0. S.

1769.

1 W. Lammas Day. Showers. Oats and all the small grains 2 Th.S H 8. g (.

ought to be cut and got in while

the straw is still a little green. 3 Fr. Length of night 9h. 39m.

The straw will be worth a great 4 Sa.

Hot and muggy. deal more, and the grain will be 5 G 10th Sunday after Trinity. bright and heavy. It will not 6 Mo. Transfiguration. ( runs high. be so apt to shell out and go to 7 Tu. 10th. 6 % ( 69 C.

waste as where it is left to get

dead ripe. 8W. O eclip., invisible in U. S. is got in, go over the stubble

As soon as the grain 9 Th. 6 # (. ( in Perigee. with a harrow. That will soon 10 Fr. St. Lawrence. Very higli tides. start all the seeds of weeds, and 11 Sa.

Rather

then when the time comes to 12 G ilth Sunday after Crinity. crop of green growth to turn in.

plough up, there will be a nice 13 Mo. dull, with some rain. There is some time between 14 Tu. $ 15th. Napoleon born, Grows haying and harvesting to clear

Cut the 15 W. Assumption of V. Mary. & in 8. up about the farm.

bushes along the walls in the 16 Th. l { Stark's victory at Bennington,

mowing lots, and get the weeds 17 Fr. 6 O. 18th. 6 46.

once more out of corn and the 18 Sa. ( runs low. Low tides.

potatoes. It is a bad plan to 19 G 12th Sunday after Trinity. have too many division walls and 20 Mo.

finer again.

fences. It costs a great deal less

to plough or to mow, or to rake 21 Tu. in Perihelion.

over an acre in a large lot than 22 W. 23d. High tides. ( in Apo. it does in a small one. Cattle 23 Th. ( eclipsed, visible in U.S. are slow coming about, and if 24 Fr. St. Bartholomew. Very hot. We should stop and think of the

loss of time which a small lot 25 Sa. 6 hl. 6 (.

costs, we should at once set to 26 G 13th Sunday after Trinity. and clear off half the old walls 27 Mo. 26th. 8 in Aph. Ó fh. and fences on the farm. Besides, 28 Tu. St. Augustine.

Fine there is the loss of land, and the 29 W. Behead. of St. John Baptist. 6 °C.

nuisance of walls, where the in

sects and the squirrels hide, and 30 Th. { 291232, 0hn Locke boru, 0.

weather. the bushes grow. Down with 31 Fr. $ greatest elongation E. the walls.

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1877.

SEPTEMBER, Ninth Month.

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

8N. 5 7 5 52 13 3 35 19 1 16 25 1 5
7 43 8 5 29 14 3 12 20 0 52 26 1 28
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6 15 2 49 21 0 29 27 1 51
6 59 10 4 44 16 2 25 22 ON, 6 28 2 15
6 37 11 4 21 17 2 2 23 OS.18 29 2 38
6 14 12 3 58 18 1 39 24 0 41 30 38. 2

New Moon, 7th day, Sh. 16m., morning, E.
) First Quarter, 14th day, 6h. 24m., morning, E.
O Full Moon, 22d day, 10h. 50m., morning, W.
( Last Quarter, 30th day, lh. 36m., morning, E.

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SEPTEMBER hath 30 days.

1877.

A wonderful glory fills the air,

And big and bright is the sun;
A loving hand for the whole brown earth

A garment of beauty has spun:
But for all that, summer's done, said I,
Summer is done!

ANON.

Aspects, Holidays, Events,

Weather, &c.

Farmer's Calendar.

died, 1658, O.S.

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1 Sa. (Low tides. Continues Grass seed may be sown now. 3 Mo. S Oliver Cromwell 2d. ( r. high. risk of an open winter in the one 2 G 14th Sunday after Trinity. Fall sowing is, on the whole,

better than spring. We run the 4 Tu. Length of night 11h.

case, and of a drought in the 5 W.18 ŠO. DESDAYB

warm other; but in a series of years 6 Th. 6 WC. ( in Perigee. the loss from fall seeding will be 7 Fr. O eclip., invisible in U. s. less than that from spring. In

the choice of seed it is best to 8 Sa. Nativity of Virgin Mary. and

sow all early kinds, or else all 9 G 15th 5. af. T. Very high ti. late kinds together, and not to 10 Mo. State election

9th. 6! (

mix them. Then they are fit to 11 Tu. Battle of Brandywine,

fine.

cut at the same time; but if orchard

grass 12|W. |9th, 4 8 ( 8 ) 0.

and timothy, or red

top, are sown together, the first 13 Th. in 8. Some signs will blossom three or four weeks 14 Fr. 646.

of rain, before the later ones, and when 15 Sa. ( rups low. followed the timothy is ready to be cut, 16 G 16th Sunday after Trinity. ripe and gone to seed, perfectly

the orchard grass will be dead 17 Mo. 040. 16th. Very low ti. worthless for hay, while if the 18 Tu. 19th: Battle of Stillwater,

by piece is cut when the orchard 19 W. C in Apogee.

cool grass is ready, the timothy will 20|Th... 3 C.

weather,

not be half grown. Farmers lose

a great deal by not thinking of 21 Fr. St. Matthew. 6 h (.

this point. It is best to have 22 Sa. O ent. 2. AUTUMN BEGINS. some fields of early grass and 23 G 17th Sunday after Trinity. some of late, and then the haying 24 Mo. {Days and nights

doesn't all come on at the same nearly equal.

with areas

time. Go through the cornfield 25 Tu. 6 WC.

of frost and select the earliest and finest 26 W. 6 inf. High tides. ears of corn for seed. Do it 27 Th.

in low and exposed every year at this time, and in a 28 Fr. 330th. Whitefield died at Newburyport, 1770.

few years it will make a differ

places. 29 Sa. St. Michael. ( runs high.

ence of many bushels to the

Give the windfall apples 30 G 18th Sun. aft. Tr. St. Jerome. to the pigs. Thin out winter ap30th. Low tides.

ples, and not let them overbear.

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