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COLLEGES, PROFESSIONAL, AND NORMAL SCHOOLS IN NEW ENG. (Corrected Sept. 1876.)
aft. last Wed. June. Vac., 11 w. fm Com. with recess at Easter. 1st tm. 14 w., vac. 3 w; 2d trm till Com.,
BATES, LEWISTON, ME.-3 tms. Beg. 1st Tue. Jan., 2d Tue. Apr., 3d Tue. Aug. Com, last Wed. June. Vac. 11⁄2 w., & 8 w. THEOLOGICAL SCHOOLS. BOWDOIN, BRUNSWICK, ME. - Com., THEO. SEM., BANGOR, ME. (Or. Cong.) 2d Wed. July. Vac., 11 w. from Com.;-Anniversary Thurs. af. 1st Wed. June; 2 w. at Christmas.; 1 w. in spring. vac. 15 w. from anniv.
COLBY UNIVER., WATERVILLE, ME.- VT. EPIS. INSTITUTE, BURLINGTON, VT. Com., 4th Wed. July. Vac., fm Com.,5 w.;-Acad. yr. 43 w. fm 1st Wed. in Sept. from last w. Nov. 10 w.; from 1st Wed. May, 1 w.
MAINE WESLEYAN SEM. AND FEMALE COLL., KENT'S HILL, ME.-Three terms 13 w. each. Beg., 2d Mon, Aug.; last Mon. Nov.; 2d Mon. March.
DARTMOUTH, AT HANOVER, N. H. Com., last Thurs. in June; vac. 9 w. from Com., 4 w. in winter, and 2 w. in spring. N. H. CONF. SEMINARY AND FEMALE COLLEGE, TILTON, N. H.-3 terms, beg. March 21, Aug. 22, Dec. 5.
MIDDLEBURY, MIDDLEBURY, VT.— 3 tms; beg. Sept. 7, 76, Jan. 4, Apr. 5, 77. NORWICH UNIVERSITY, NORTHFIELD, VT. -3 terms. Begin Sept. 7, 1876, Jan. 4, and Apr. 5, 77. Com. June 21.
UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT, AND STATE AGRICULT. COLLEGE, AT BURLINGTON. -Com., last Wed. Jun. Vac., from Com. 10 w.; from Wed. before Christmas 2 w., and 2 w. from close of spring term.
VERMONT METH. SEMINARY AND FEMALE COLLEGE, MONTPELIER, VT.3 terms, begin March 7, Aug. 24, and
about Dec. 5.
AMHERST, AMHERST, MASS.-3 tms. Begin Jan. 4, Apr. 12, and Sept. 6.
BOSTON COLLEGE, BOSTON, MASS.Two sessions, beginning on 1st Mon. of Sept., and 1st Mon. of Feb.
BOSTON UNIVERSITY, BOSTON, MASS. -COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS.-3 tms, 1st beg. Sept. 19, '77; 2d beg. Jan. 3, '78; 3d beg. Mar. 29, 78. COLLEGE OF MUSIC. -2 tms, 20 w. each; 1st begins Sept. 13, '77; 2d beg. Feb. 7, 78. SCHOOL OF ORATORY.-2 tms; 1st begins Oct. 10, '77; 2d begins Jan. 7, closes May 16, 78. SCHOOL OF ALL SCIENCES. Post-graduate department. Terms same as in College of Liberal Arts.
COLLEGE OF THE HOLY CROSS, WORCESTER, MASS.-Year begins 1st Wed. Sept., ends last Thurs. June.
HARVARD, CAMBRIDGE, MASS.-Acad. year begins Thurs. after last Wed. Sept., ends at Com., last Wed. June; recess fm 24 Dec. to Jan. 6, inclusive.
TUFTS COLL., COLLEGE HILL, MASS. -A single tm of 39 w. Begins Sept. 21, 1876; Com. June 22, 1877. Vac. 13 w.
WILLIAMS, WILLIAMSTOWN, MASS. Com., 1st Wed. July. Vac., 9 w. af. Com.; 3 w. fm Tu. bef. Chr., 2w. fm 2d Tu. Apr. BROWN, PROVIDENCE, R. I.- Acad yr. beg. 3d Wed. Sept. Com. 3d Wed. June.
TRINITY, HARTFORD, CONN. - 2 tms; 1st beg. mid. Sept.; 2d beg. early in Jan. Com. Thur. bef. July 4.
THEO. SEM. (Ortho. Cong.), ANDOVER, MASS. Anni. Thurs. bef. July 4; vaca. 9 w. after anni., and 3 w. in spring.
BOSTON UNIVER. SCHOOL OF THEOL. (Metho.). -Year beg. Sept. 19, 1877.
NEW CHURCH THEO. SCH., WALTHAM, MASS. (Swedenborg).-Pres., Rev. Thos. Worcester, Boston. No returns received.
EPISCOPAL THEO. SCHOOL AT CAMBRIDGE, MASS.-Year begins 3d Wed. in Sept., ends 3d Wed. in June.
NEWTON THEO. INST., NEWTON CENTRE, MASS. (Bapt.)-Ann., 2d Wed. Jun. Vac. fm ann. to 2d Tu. Sept., and 1 w., including 2d Wed. Feb.
DIVINITY SCHOOL OF HARVARD UNIV. -Year is same as that of Harvard Coll. TUFTS DIVINITY SCHOOL, College HILL, MASS. (Univ.). School year same as that of the College.
BERKELEY DIV. SCHOOL (Epis.), MIDDLETOWN, CONN.-Year beg. Oct. 3d; ends about the 1st June.
DIV. SCH. of YALE COLL., NEW HAVEN, CONN. (Ortho. Cong.)-Year beg. 3d Thurs. Sept.; closes 3d Thurs. May.
THEO. INST. OF CONN., HARTFORD. (Ortho. Cong.)-Acad. yr fm 3d Th. Sept. to 4th Th. May, '76. No returns for '77.
MED. Sch. oF ME., BOWDOIN COLL., BRUNSWICK, ME.-Beg. Feb 15, lasts 16 w. MED. DEP. DART. COLL., HANOVER, N. H.-Lecture tm beg. 1st Wed. Aug.; Recitation tm beg. 1st Wed. cont. 14 w. Dec.; cont. 30 w.
UNIV. OF VT. MED. DEPART., BURLINGTON, VT.-Medical lect, beg. 2d Th. Mar., con. 16 w.
MED SCH. OF HARV. COLL., BOSTON.The year beg. Th. af. last Wed. in Sept.; ends last Wed. in June.
BOSTON UNIV. SCH. OF MED. (Homœopath.)-Open to both sexes. 2 tms. 1st beg. Mar. 12, cont. 15 w.; 2d beg. Oct. 3, cont. 21 w.
MED. INST. OF YALE COLLEGE, NEW HAVEN, CONN.-Course beg. Oct. 19, 1876, closes Feb. 15, 1877; spring tm beg. Mar. 1, 1877, cont. 16 w.
DENTAL SCH., HARV. COLL., BOSTON. Begins and ends with college year.
BOSTON DENTAL COLLEGE, BOSTON. - Session beg. Nov. 6, 1876, lasts 4 mos. N. E. FEMALE MEDICAL COLLEGE. — United with Boston Univ. Sch. of Med. LAW SCHOOLS.
LAW SCHOOL, AT CAMBRIDGE, MASS. -Year is same as that of Harvard Coll. WESLEYAN UNIV., MIDDLETOWN, CT. BOSTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW. -Com., last Th. June. Va., 11 w. fm June-Beg. 1st Wed. Oct., ends last Wd. May. 28; 2 w. fm Dec. 19; and 1 w. fm April 4. LAW SCHOOL, NEW HAVEN, CONN. YALE, NEW HAVEN, CONN.-Com. Th. | Yr. beg. 11 w. aft. Com. Yale Coll.
SCIENTIFIC AND AGRICULTURAL | COL.) NEW HAVEN, CT. — Terms same
MAINE STATE COLL. OF AGRIC. AND THE MECHANIC ARTS, ORONO, ME.Two terms: Beg. Feb. 13, and Aug. 7. Com. June 27.
CHANDLER SCIEN. DEPT., N. H. COLL. OF AGRIC. And the MecH. ARTS, AND THAYER SCHOOL OF CIVIL ENGINEERING, HANOVER, N. H.-Terms same as Dart. Coll., except that Agric. Coll. closes about Apr. 15, and Thayer school has only 2 w. vacation in winter.
UNIVER. OF VT., BURLINGTON, has also a scientific and agricultural course.
MASS. AGRICUL. COLLEGE, AMHERST, MASS.-3 tms; begin Aug. 24, Dec. 14, and March 23.
BOSTON UNIVER. COLL. OF AGRIC. Terms same as in Mass. Agric. Coll.
LAWRENCE SCIEN. SCHOOL (HARV. COLL.), CAMBRIDGE, MASS.-The year is the same as that of Harvard College.
THE RUSSEY INSTITUTION, JAMAICA PLAIN, MASS. (a school of agriculture and horti. in Harv. Un).-Year same as that of Harvard College.
MASS. INS. OF TECHNOLOGY, BOSTON. Ac. yr. last Mo. Sep. to Sat. bf. 1st Mo. Je. WORCESTER FREE INSTIT., WORCESTER, MASS.-Two terms: 1st, fm 2d Tu. Sept. to last Fri. Jan.; 2d, from 3d Tu. Feb. to 1st Frid. August.
SHEFFIELD SCIEN. SCHOOL (YALE
as those of Yale College.
NORMAL SCHOOLS. EASTERN NORMAL SCHOOL, CASTINE, ME.-Terms beg. Aug. 29, Dec. 5, 1876; and Mch. 12, 1877.
WESTERN NORMAL SCHOOL, FARMINGTON, ME.-Two terms; beg. Feb. 20 and Aug. 28.
STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, PLYMOUTH, N. H.-Terms beg. Sept. 13, Dec. 6, 1876; and Feb. 28, 1877.
STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, CASTLETON, VT.-2 terms, 20 w. each; beg. Feb. 8, and about Aug. 31.
STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, JOHNSON, VT.-Fall tm. 20 w., beg. 1st Tu. Sept.; spring tm. 20 w., beg. 3d Tu. Feb.
STATE NORM. SCHOOL, RANDOLPH, VT. Two terms, 20 w. each; beg. 4th Tues. in Aug.; and 2d Tues. in Feb.
STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, NEW BRITAIN,CONN.-Spring and summer tm beg. Feb. 12, closes July 6; sch. year beg. Sept.
NORMAL SCHOOLS OF MASS.-In each of these the course of study occupies 2 years, or 4 tms, each tm including 19 ws. study and 1 w. rec. Exam. for admis., at beg. of each term, will take place: At Salem, Feb. 6, and Aug. 28; at Westfield, Feb. 8, and Aug. 30; at Bridgewater, Feb. 13, and Sept. 4; atFramingham, Feb. 15 and Sept. 6; and at Worcester, Feb. 20 and Sept. 11.
IN NEW ENGLAND.
MEETINGS OF FRIENDS
The Yearly Meeting of Friends is held 7th mo., at Falmouth, and 1st fifth day at Newport, beginning with meeting of 10th mo., at Sandwich, Mass. Falmouth: ministers and elders, the 2d sixth day in 7th day before 1st sixth day in 2d and 9th the 6th mo., at 9 A. M. For business on mos., at Windham; 6th mo. at West7th day, at 9 A. M. Public meetings for brook, and 11th mo. at Durham. Smithworship on 1st day at Newport and Ports- field: 2d fifth day, 2d month, at Wormouth, at 10 A. M. and 4 P. M. The Year-cester; 2d fifth day, 5th mo., at Northly Meeting is composed of the Quarterly Meetings of Rhode Island, Salem, Sandwich, Falmouth, Smithfield, Vassalboro', Dover, and Fairfield, held as follows:Rhode Island: 1st fifth day, 2d mo., at Providence; 1st fifth day, 5th mo., at East Greenwich; 1st fifth day, 8th mo., at Newport, and 1st fifth day, 11th mo., at Fall River. Salem: 7th day before 3d fifth day; 1st mo. at Salem, 8th mo. at Lynn, 10th mo. at Weare; and on 7th day before 4th fifth day, 5th mo.,at Amesbury. Sandwich: 1st fifth day, 4th and 12th mos., at New Bedford; 1st fifth day,
bridge; 2d fifth day, 8th month, at
MEETINGS OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS IN MAINE.
Aroostook, at Houlton, 3d Tues. Jan. and 1st Tues. June and July.
Cumberland, at Portland, 1st Tues. Jan. and June.
Franklin, at Farmington, last Tues. April and Dec.
Hancock, at Ellsworth, 4th Tu. Jan. and 2d Tues. April and Oct.
Kennebec, at Augusta, 3d Tues. Ap., Aug., and Dec.
Knox, at Rockland, 1st Tue. Ap. and Dec., and 3d Tues. Aug.
Lincoln, at Wiscasset, 2d Tues. May, 1st Mon. Sept., and last Mon. Dec.
Oxford, at Paris, 2d Tues. May and 1st Tues. Sept.
Penobscot, at Bangor, 1st Tues. Ap. and Aug., and 2d Tues. Dec.
Piscataquis, at Dover, 1st Tues. Ap., Aug., and Dec.
Sagadahoc, at Bath, 1st Tu. March, July, and Nov.
Somerset, at Skowhegan, 1st Tues. March and Aug., and 2d Tues. Dec.
Waldo, at Belfast, 3d Tues. April, Aug., and Dec.
Washington, at Machias, 1st Wed. aft. 1st Tues. Jan. and Oct.; at Calais, 1st Wed. aft. 4th Tu. April.
York, at Alfred, 2d Tu. Ap. and Oct.
JANUARY, First Month.
Days. d. m. Days. d. m. Days. d. m. Days. d.
m. Days. d.
23 19 20 12 25 18
12 20 19 59 26 18 33 27 18 18
1 21 19 46
22 S.58 7 22
28 18 2
26 12 21 33 18
20 25 24 19 3 30
37 23 19 18 29 17
Last Quarter, 6th day, 9h. 33m., morning, W.
Length Day's of Days. Incre.
8 M. 7 304 45
9 Tu. 7 304 46 IO 10 W. 7 29 4 47 rr|11|Th.7 29|4 48| 12 12 Fr. 7 294 49 13 13 Sa. 7 284 50 14 14 S. 7 284 52 15 15 M. 7 274 53 16 16 Tu. 7 274 54 17 17 W. 7 26 4 55 18 18 Th. 7 254 56 19 19 Fr. 7 25 4 58 20 20 Sa. 7 244 21 21 S. 7 24 5 22 22 M. 7 23 5 23 23 Tu. 7 22 5
2 17 7 16
3 25 8 5
8 26| 8| 9 |thi.| 4 31| 8 55
9 28 104 103 kn.
9 160 13
9 310 28 11
5 32 9 47
arm 2 45 7 50
6 27 10 39
7 15 11 30
sets 0 19
1 legs 7 2
5 Fr. Length of night 14h. 48m.
1715, O. S.
kers, died, 1600, O. S.
head is worth
A SPUR in the two in the heels. Head work is what we want on the farm. is brain power that makes things move in this world, and keeps them on the track. Make and lay out the plans for the year. Map out the fields so as to know just where and when to put in the work. The great secret of luck on the farm is to do things at the right time and in the right way. A note-book in the pocket is a handy thing. Strict farm
6. 66 C. 10 W. greatest elongation E. 11 Th. 6 C. 6 ? C. 12 Fr. Cruns low. 14th. High ti. 13 Sa. in 8. Geo. Fox, founder of Qua-accounts, with each lot under its own head, tell a plain and true 14 G 20 S. af. Epiph. Cin Apo. story. Jot down a new thought 15 Mo. 6 & C. Gold 113 1-8, 1876. on the spot; it saves a heap of time. A Hire farm hands early. The best are sure to be snatched northeast up first, and the best are the in Perihelion. snow- cheapest in the end, even if they 20th. Prelim. of peace recog: Amer. in20 Sa. Very low tides. 21 G 30 Sund. after Epiphany. 22 Mo. O. 6 C. storm, with high wind,
16 Tu. independent State, 1777.
dependence signed at Versailles, 1783.
cost a little more by the month. Keep barns and sheds clean, the tools under cover, and all in
their place. It doesn't improve the carts, the ploughs, the horserakes, or the sleighs, to let the hens roost on them. be expected
28th. Paris capitulated to the
Septuag. Su. Cin Perigee.
died, 1725, O. 8.
HC. Very high tides.
The butts and stalks of corn ought to be cut short to be fed out to cows; it saves a great deal. All stock ought to be kept clean and in
pure air, not too cold. Keep the cellar as clean as wax. Put on a good coat of lime wash. You can do it now as well as in spring. Fill the ice-house.
FEBRUARY, Second Month.
m. Days. d. m. Days. d. m. Days. Id. m. Days. d.
48 20 10 41 26 8 29
21 10 20 27 8 6
1234 20 60
15 25 12 13 29 18
11 24 24 9 13
Last Quarter, 5th day, Oh. 15m., morning, E.
h. m.h. m. h. m. h. m. m.
Th. 7 145 15 10
33 2 Fr. 7 13 5
0 14 19
How much trouble he avoids who does not look to see what
his neighbor says, or does, or thinks, but only at what he does