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FEBRUARY hath 28 days.

1877.

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We cannot kindle when we will

The fire that in the heart resides;
The spirit bloweth and is still,

In mystery our soul abides :
But tasks in hours of insight willed

Can be through hours of gloom fulfilled. Matt. ARNOLD.
Aspects, Holidays, Events,
Weather, &c.

Farmer's Calendar. 1 Th. Heavy gale,

Pleasant, It is the time to cut grafts and 2 Fr. Purifica. of V. Mary. Candlemas Day. pack them in damp moss or sand. 3 Sa. Length of night 13h. 54m. them safe and ready to set in

Put on the true names, and keep 4 G Seragesima Sunday, but the spring. Don't let slip any 5 Mo. Suthi John Rogers burned at Smithfield, means to save manure..

Use 6 Tu. 10th. Reverdy Johnson died,

straw, if you have it, for litter, aged 79, 1876. 7 W.168 ( 68 f. furious

and if not, get up a lot of leaves 8 Th. 646. (r.l. Very lo. tid. to have a few cart-loads of dry

or dry muck. It is a handy thing 9 Fr. ŞlithDescartes died, aged

storm, muck and as many of forest 10 Sa. 6 8( (in Apogee. leaves in the shed or the lean-to. 11 G Quin., or Shrove Sunday. far from the back door, and let

Have a compost heap, not too 12 Mo. 11th. 8 HO. 6! (.

all the wash, the soap-suds, and 13 Tu. Shrove Tuesday. High tides,

the waste from the house go into 14 W. Ash Wednesday. St. Valentine's Day. it. There is no need to have the 15 Th. Gold 113 1-4, 1876. with fiercely heap right under the nose of 16 Fr. 14th. 6 h. drifting

everybody. Plenty of room out

doors. Use loam, ashes, and 17 Sa. Rev. Horace Bushnell died, aged 73, 1876.

muck, and keep it topped with 18 G ist Sund. in Lent. 6°C. boards, so as to make it look 19 Mo. { 18thetrech, azilet en cours during a well-known tidy. Cut, split, and haul up 20 Tu. greatest elongation W.

wood to use for the year; then 21 W. 8 in 88. in 88. Low tides. pile it right up and let it dry

there. It makes better fuel so, 22 Th. WASHINGTON born,

winds, than to let it lie to rot and water23 Fr. ( runs high. is near log. A good cat is about the 24 Sa. St. Matthias.

at hand. best trap for rats and mice, it is 25 G 20 Sunday in Lent.

so easy to set. To stop rat-holes

in the cellar, mix a lot of hydrau26 Mo. 6 C. ( in Perigee. lic cement with broken bottles. 27 Tu. eclip., invisible in U.S. It is a sure cure. Corn keeps 28 W.16 h 0. Very high tides. best on the cob. Shell only as

you want to use.

Save the pig corn and the nubbins. They'll come in play by and by. Pick over the apples in the cellar. Cows will eat the specked ones, and they'll do 'em good. This is work

for a rainy day, but if it is snow, it is all the same.

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1877.

MARCH, Third Month.

O's Declination.

Astronomical Calculations. Days. d. m. Days. d. m. Days. d. m. Days. d. m. Days. d. m. 1 75.20 7 5 2 13 2 41 19 OS.18 25 2 3

6 58 8 4 38 14 2 17 20 ON. 5 26 2 27 6 35 9 4 15 15 1 53 21 0 29 27 2 50

12 10 3 51 16 1 30 22 0 53 28 3 14 5 48 11 3 28 17 1 6 23 1 16 29 3 37 5 25 12 3 4 18 0 42 24 1 401 30

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( Last Quarter, 6th day, 5h. 17m., evening, E.

New Moon, 14th day, 10h. 9m., evening, w.

First Quarter, 22d day, 8h. 25m., morning, E.
O Full Moon, 29th day, 1h. 4m., morning, W.
Length Day's

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of Days. Incre.
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m. |. 1 Th. 6 3515 50 11 152 12 12 16 011 Ofrei. 8 27 1 23 2 Fr. 6 34 5 52 11 18 2 15 12 17 1

9 42 2 12 62 3 Sa. 6 32 5 53 11 21 2 18 12 18 2 21 sec. 10 56 3 1 634 S. 6 305 54 11 242 21 12 19 2 34 sec. morn. 3 51 64 5 M. 6 295 55 11 26 2 23 12 20 31 4 |thi. 0 8 4 42

6 Tu. 6 275 57 11 30 2 27 11 21 41 5 thi. 1 16 5 35 66 7 W. 6 25 5 58 11 33 2 30 11 22 51 6 thi. 1 2 17 6 28 67 8 Th. 6 24 5 59 11 35 2 32 11 23 63 7

kn.

3 9 7 21 68 9 Fr. 6 22 6 0 11 382 35 11 24 77

3 52 8 11 69 10 Sa. 6 20 6 1 11 412 38 10 25 8.1 94 legs 4 27 8 59 70 11 S. 6 19 6 2 11 43 2 40 10 26 9110 legs 4 55 9 45 70 12 M. 16 17 6 4 11 47 2 44 10 27 107 10 legs 5 19 10 28 72 13 Tu. 6 15 6 5 11 502 47 10 28 109 114 feet 5 40 11 10 73 14 W. 6 13 6 6 11 532 50 9 111 114 feet 5 57 11 50 74 15 Th. 6 12 6 7 11 55 2 52 9 1 0 h'd sets 0 31 75 16 Fr. 6 106 811 582 55 9 2 01

8 2 1 13 76 17 Sa. 6 86 912 1 2 58 8 3 0f 1 h'd 9 11 1 57 77 18 S.6 66 10 12 4 3 1 8 4 11 1 n'k 10 21 2 44 78 19 M. 6 56 12 12 73 4 8 5 2 21 n’k 11 34 3 36 79 20 Tu.6 36 13 12 10 3 7 7 6 23 34 arm morn. 4 32 80 21 W.16 16 14 12 133 10 7 7 31 arm 0 45 5 32 81 22 Th. 6 06 15 12 15 3 12 7 8 41 br. 1 50 6 34 82 23 Fr. 5 58 6 16 12 18 3 15 7 9 54

2 45 7 35 83 24 Sa. 5 56 6 17 12 21 3 18 6 10 67 71 h’rt 3 31 8 33 84 25 S. 5 546 18 12 24 3 21 6 11 781 h'rt 4 6 9 28 85 26 M. 15 536 20 12 27 3 241 612 81 94 bel. 4 35 10 20 86 27 Tu. 5 51 6 21 12 30 3 271 5 13 91 101 bel. 4 59 11 10 87 28 W. 5 49 6 22 12 33 3 30 5 14 10 11 rei. 5 22 11 59 8$ 29 Th. 5 47 6 23 12 36 3 33 5 0 115

rei. rises morn. 89 30 Fr. 5 466 24 12 383 35 416 0 04 rei. 8 32 0 48 90 31 Sa. 15 44 6 25 12 41 3 38 4171 0 14 sec. 9 45/ 1 38

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1 Th. St. David. 6 4. Fair, A WORKSHCP is a good thing 2 Fr. Length of night 12h. 40m. on the farm. Look about and

see what tools need to be fixed. 3 Sa. 8 in Aphelion. but

Doesn't that old cart want a little 4 G 30 Sunday in Lent.

paint? A coat of paint on the 5 Mo. Inauguration of the President of the U.S. 45th Congress meets.

ploughs, the wagons, the mowing 6 Tu.

cold and blustering machines, and most kinds of 7W. in Aphelion. 646.

farm tools, will save the wood

work, and pay two or three times 8 Th. 6 ( ( runs low.

its cost, to say nothing about 9 Fr. Very low tides.

looks. Grease and paint are 10 Sa. ( in Apogee. weather, uncommonly good things for iron 11 G 4th Sunday in Lent.

and wood, if you'll only take the 12 Mo. 13th. State election in

trouble to put them on in the

with New Hampshire.

right place. To save in little 13 Tu. 1 6 $ ( 6( 6h (. things, to save time and wear and 14 W. O eclip., invisible in U. S. tear, to stop the leaks and the 15 Th. Gold 114 1-2, 1876.

wastes about the house and the 16 Fr. 16.2. occasional

barn, is the true secret of success

on the farm, but a little money 17 Sa. St. Patrick.

and time spent in keeping things 18 G Passion Sunday. 6 WC. up to the mark, is often the best 19 Mo. ¿ x h. High tides. way to save.

A lot of odd jobs 20 Tu. O ent. 99. SPRING BEGINS. time by and by when the work

can be done now, and so save 21 W. St. Benedict.

flurries
begins to press.

There are the 22 Th. 040. ( runs high. walls to put up, the fences to fix, 23 Fr. Low tides. of snow the bushes in the pasture to cut, 24 Sa. 25th. 6 H ( 6 $ .

the wood-pile to see to. That 25 G Palm Sun. Annunc. or Lady Day ought to grow up and be a big

thing. Nothing like having a 26 Mo. ( in Perigee.

or plenty of wood on hand. A lot 27 Tu. {Pthanged, as, be weary in. Old Style

, of well dried wood saves time, 28 W. Raphael born,

rain. temper, and money. Where 29 Th. 30th. Reservoir at Worcester, Ms. bursts lands were laid down last fall,

its dam, causing immense damage, 1876. there are the rocks to pick, as 30 Fr. Good Friday.

Warmer.

soon as the snow is ott. Sow on 31 Sa. 30th. Very high tides. clover seed at the same time.

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1877.

APRIL, Fourth Month.

Astronomical Calculations.

Q's Declination.

Days. d. m. Days. d. m. Days. d. m. Days. d.
1
41.47 7 7

4 13 9 16 19 11
2 5 10 8 7 26 14 9 38 20 11

5 33 9 7 48 15 9 59 21 12 4 5 56 10 8 10 16 10 20 22 12 6 18 11

32 17 10 41 23 12 6 41 12 8 54 18 11 2 24 13

m. Days. d. m. 23 25 13 23 44 26 13 43

4 27 14 2 24 28 14 21 44 29 14 39

30 14 58

(Last Quarter, 5th day, 11h. 45m., morning, W.

New Moon, 13th day, 1h. 5m., evening, W.

First Quarter, 20th day, 2h. 52m., evening, E.
O Full Moon, 27th day, 11h. 51m., morning, W.

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Length Day's
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911 11S.15 426 26 12 4413 41| 4|18| 1}| 2 sec. 10 58 2 30 92 2 M. 5 40 6 27 12 47 3 44 319 21 27 thi. morn. 3 23 93 3 Tu. 5 396 28 12 493 46 3 20 331 thi. 0 4 4 18 94 4W. 5 37 6 29 12 52|3 49 321| 4 41 kn. 1 1 5 12 95 5|Th. 5 356 31/12 563 53 3 22 47 54kn. 1 481 6 4 966 Fr. 5 346 32 12 58 3 55 2 23 52 64 kn. 2 26 6 53 97 7 Sa. 5 326 33 13 13 582 24 7| 71 legs 2 57 7 40 988 S. 5 306 34 13 4 4 1 2 25 8 8.1 legs 3 22 8 24 999 M. 5 296 35 13 64 3 1 26 88 97 feet 3 43 9 6 100 10 Tu.5 27 6 36 13 9 4 6 127 92 93 feet 4 3 9 47 10111 W. 5 25 6 37 13 12 4 9 128 107 101 feet 4 21 10 27

o2|12|Th.5 246 38 13 144 11 129 10 11 |hod 4 4111 9 10313 Fr. 15 226 39 13 17 4 14 0 1111111'd sets (11 53 104 14 Sa. 15 20 6 41 13 21 4 18 0 1 O n'k 8 9 0 40 105/15 S. 5 19 6 42 13 23 4 20 F. 2 01 0f n'k 9 23 1 31 10616 M. 5 17 6 43 13 26 4 23 0 3 17 14 arm 10 35 2 27 10717 Tu. 5 16 6 44 13 28 4 25 1 4 14 21 arm 11 43 3 26 108 18 W. 5 14 6 45 13 31 4 28 1 5 21 3 br. morn. 4 28 109

19 Th. 5 12 6 46 13 344 31 1 6 3 4 br. 0 421 5 29 110 20 Fr. 5 11 6 47 13 36 4 33 11 7 41 5 br. 1 29 6 27 111 21 Sa. 5 96 48 13 39 4 36 1 8 51 6 h’rt| 2 7 7 22 11222 S.5 86 49 13 41 4 38 2 9 71 h'rt 2 37 8 13 11323 M. 15 66 51 13 45 4 42 210 81 bel. 3 2 9 2 11424 Tu. 5 5.6 52 13 474 44 2 11 9 bel. 3 25 9 50 115 25 W. 5 4 6 53 13 494 462 12 93 10 rei. 3 46 10 38 11626 Th. 5 2 6 54 13 52 4 492 13103 104 rei. 4 911 26 11727 Fr. 15 1 6 55 13 54 4 511 30114/111 sec.

4 33 morn. 11828 Sa. 4 596 56 13 574 54 3 15 10 sec. rises 0 17 II929 8.4 586 57 58 594 567 3|16| 03| 1 thi. | 9 45 1 10 I 20/30 M. 4 566 58 14 24 59 3|17| 14 | 14 |thi. [10 48 2 5

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When the warm sun, that brings

Seed-time and harvest, has returned again,
'Tis sweet to visit the still wood, where springs

The first flower of the plain.

LONGFELLOW.

Aspects, Holidays, Events,

Weather, &c.

Farmer's Calendar.

4th. State election in

Rhode Island.

1 G Easter Sunday.

As soon as the frost is out of 2 Mo. 3

Variable the ground, there is many a loose

rock in the field and the pasture 3 Tu.

and

that will come out easy, now that 46.146. ( runs low.

the earth is soft, but if you leave 5 Th. Length of night 11h. 3m. it a few days till the land is hard 6 Fr. 6 Š ( 6 8 o superior. and dry, it will take ten times the 7 Sa. (in Apo. Very low tides. work. When the earth is fit to

plough and crumble down mel8 G Low Sunday.

low, sowoats and other spring 9 Mo. 10th. A. T. Stewart died in New York, leaving fortune of $50,000,000, 1876.

grains. Pease, also, and some 10|Tu.10 h (.

uncertain of the garden seeds ought to go 11 W. 8 in 8.

weather.

in right away, or as soon as the

ground can be ploughed or forked 12 Th. 15th. Gold, 113 1-2, 1876.

over.

Ashes and lime are good 13 Fr. 6 PC.

Pleasant. for old garden soils, but it is 14 Sa.. 8 C. &c

worth while to lay out a new and 15 G 20 Sun. af. Easter. 6 98. larger kitchen garden, not far 16 Mo. 8 in Perihel. High tides, from the house, and to make it 17 Tu. Dried; fed Brownson, Catholic writer, . more important part of the

farm A farmer with a good 18 W. ( runs high. Signs of garden, full of vegetables, such Battle of Lexington,

as celery, lettuce, beets, rhubarb, 20 Fr.

a coming storm.

and asparagus, with a lot of small

fruits, like currants, strawber21 Sa. 6 WC. Low tides.

ries, and cherries, is about as in22 G 30 Su. af. East. (in Peri. dependent of the butcher as any 23 Mo. St. George.

Cold one need be. Sow carrots and 24 Tu. OVO. DIO.

Fruit and shade plant potatoes.

for 25 W. St. Mark.

the season.

trees can be set out now, or they

may be taken from the nursery 26 Th. $ 25th. Oliver Cromwell born,

and heeled in, to be set out when 27 Fr. 6 P.

Showery. there is time. Look out for plen28 Sa. 27th. Very liigh tides. ty of roots. Stems and tops won't

amount to much without roots. 29 G 4th Sunday after Easter.

Get the cattle out to pasture an 30 Mo.

Grows warmer. hour or two a day, when the grass

starts, but keep up their feed.

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