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There are notes of joy from the hangbird and wren,

And the gossip of swallows through all the sky;
The ground-squirrel gaily chirps by his den,
And the wilding bee hums merrily by.
Aspects, Holidays, Events,
Weather, &c.

Farmer's Calendar. 1 W. St. Philip and St. James. & gr.el.W. No time to lose now. Up 2.Th.6 g 0. 3 8 .

early and down late, is the rule

for this spring. The crops in 3 Fr. Length of night 9h. 51m.

the fall will tell the story. Oats 4 Sa. 15th. High tides. Warm. and all the small grains ought to 5 F 20 Sun. af. East. (r. high. go in as soon as the ground is 6 Mo. 6 c. 69 h. $ in 28. fit, and you cannot get a potato 7 Tu. 6th. 6 inf. and transit. in too early. But it is of no use 8w. 36th The Crazy Horse band of Indians to try to make things grow where

(900) surrender at Red Cloud agen., 77. the land is too cold and wet. 9 Th. Schiller died, 1805. Showery. Why not drain more lots, and 10 Fr. 6 HD. Low tides.

so be on hand as soon as the 11 Sa. Cool but pleasant. spring opens to go on with the

work? Most roots ought to go 12 F 30 Sunday after Easter.

in now, if you did not get them 13 Mo. ( in Perigee. Signs in last month; but the mangold 14 Tu. 13th. Pope Pius IX. born, 1792.

and the swede will do if sown 15 W. Gold 107, 1877.

of a

late. It is a great thing to have

the bin full of roots when the 16 Th. OHO.

storm.

cows come to the barn in the 17 Fr. 8 in Aph. Very high tides. fall. The time to plant corn 18 Sa. ( runs low.

will come by the end of the 19 F 4th Sunday after Easter. month. Give it rich, light, warm 20 Mo. 19th. Hawthorne died, 1864.

land and a clean field. A light

coat of tar on the seed will save 21 Tu.610

Look out it from the crows and the rest 22W.

for late frosts. of the thieves. Pour hot water 23 Th. 329th. John Lothrop Motley, the histo- on a peck of seed, and drain off 24 Fr. Very low tides. {Queen Poistoria quick, then dash on a pint of tar, 25 Sa. ( in Apogee.

and you coat over every seed :

dust with lime or ashes, and it 26 F Bogation Sunday. 6 kc. is all right to plant. Hen-dung 27 Mo.2html Peletlar per a esper, laced the original and fine peat, or loam is good. 28 Tu. 6(.

Rhode Island legislature Don't fail to pitch into the cater29W. 6WG

pillars and the rest of the grubs. 30th. DECORATION DAY.

Save and protect the birds; they 30 Th. Ascension Day or Holy Thursday.

do a great deal of good. Keep 31 Fr. 30th. 6 § (. p in Apheli. an eye on the garden.

meets at Newport.

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( Last Quarter, 22d day, 2h. 30m., evening, W.
New Moon, 30th day, 7h. 46m,, morning, E.

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Aspects, Holidays, Events,
Weather, &c.

Farmer's Calendar.
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1 Sa. ( runs high. Nicomede.

WEEDS are the curse of our 2 F Sun.af. Ascen. $ gr. el.W.

lands. They grow here and

there, crowd upon our crops, 3 Mo. 68 (. High tides.

and sap the moisture and the 4 Tu. Length of night 8h. 53m. rich juices from the soil. They 5 W. Legislature meets in New Hampshire. rob us more slyly than any other 6 Th. 6 C. Bright and sunny set of thieves. They are start7 Fr. 6th. Jeremy Bentham died, 1832.

ing now, and need a close watch.

Keep the hoe, the horse-hoe, 8 Sa. Low tides. weather.

and the cultivator on the go, 9 F Whit-Sunday. Pentecost. and nip them in the bud. There 10 Mo.9th. ( in Perigee.

is no other way to get back what 11 Tu. 6 W. St. Barnabas,

it has cost us to plant. I like to

sow the swede soon after the 12 W.

Signs of a storm. 20th; it is early enough. With 13 Th. 19th. Length of ni. 8h. 44m. a wide breadth of mangolds sown 14 Fr. ( runs low.

the middle of May, and a good 15 Sa. Very high tides. Gold 105, 1877. lot of swedes this month, we 16 F Trinity Sunday.

can get a large stock of cattle 17 Mo. Battle of Bunkeceli 175. The British: through next winter.

to raise roots is to keep the land 18 Tu. 1646. teine toezd, longest days in and the manure free from weed19 w. 20th. Great fire at St.-Joben; N. BestGreat seed. If you use none but old 20 Th. Corpus Christi.

at ten to twelve and fine compost, or ashes, or 21 Fr. o ent. O. SUMMER BEGINS. buy, you can steer clear of a

some well-made stuff that you 22 Sa. 6 h (. Very low tides. host of weeds; it costs less than 23 F 1st Sunday after Crinity. dung from the yard. The true 24 Mo. Oh O. St. John Baptist. way is to work the land quite

clean and free from weeds, and 25 Tu. in 8. 6 VC.

to use no foul ground for root 26 W. 22d. ( in Apogee.

crops.

Cut the first crop of 27 Th. 6 PC. Rather dry. grass soon after the middle of 28 Fr. Battle of Monmouth, 1778.

the month. The red clover will 29 Sa. 6 $ . (ru. high. St. Peter. then be in bloom ; cut and cure

it so as not to waste its leaves. 30 F 20 Su. af. Tr. & in Perih. Don't dry it too much in the hot

It will cure in the cock.

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They drive home the cows from the pastures

Up through the long, shady lane,
Where the quail whistles loud in the wheat-fields,

That are yellow with ripening grain.

CHILD'S WORLD.

Aspects,_Holidays, Events,
Weather, &c.

Farmer's Calendar. 1 Mo.13 3d, Battle and massacre of

Hot WE must keep up with the

A wide swath and a 2 Tu. Oin Apo. 6 I (. H. tides. times.

smooth one, and mind and not 3W.6Ć { declared, 1776.

let them cut your corners, was 4 Th. 6 $ sup. ( in Perigee. the rule when I was a boy; but 5 Fr. Length of night 8h. 52m. now it is the horse and the ma6 Sa. Low tides. and dry. chine, the tedder, the horse-rake, 7 F 30 Sunday after Trinity.

and what not, and the grass is cut

and cured in a new way. We must 8 Mo. Indications of rain, give it up with a good grace, ac9 Tu. Braddock's defeat,

with knowledge the corn, and fall 10 W.

thunder and into line, or the boys will get

ahead of us. It is best to cut 11 Th. 12th. Battle of the Boyne, 1690. 12 Fr. ( runs low. lightning life out of it in the hot sun.

grass early, and not to dry the 13 Sa. High tides. $14.2 Gold, 105 3-8,

The weeds will be apt to grow 14 F 14th Sunday after Trinity. and spoil the corn if you do not 15 Mo. 6 YC. St. Swithin. and look after them, now and then, 16 Tu.

Strike on Balt. and Ohio R. R. The with a sharp hoe. They sap the

strike spread rapidly until many of the ground more than the crops, and 17|W.

were stopped. Riots occurred at Balti- rob them of what little moisture 18 Th.

more, Pittsburg, Chicago and elsewhere, there is in the soil. The true

accomp. by the loss of many lives and 19 Fr.

the destruction of property to the value way is to keep them down. It

of many millions, 1877. 20 Sa. 6 C (inApo. St. Margaret. may take time, but it pays in

the end. Don't let the grain 21 F 5th Sunday after Trinity. stand too long. If you have any 22 Mo. 6 8 J. St. Mary Magdalene. to cut, let it come down a few 23 Tu. Very low tides. hail. days before it turns, and it will 24W. $21st and 22d. Terrible riot at Pittsburg, weigh more and be all the bet

ter for it. 25 Th. St. James. Dog DAYS BEGIN.

Did you think to

patch up the roof of the barn 26 Fr. ( runs high. St. Anne. last month? Nails are not good 27 Sa. 60 ( 25th.8 40. to mix with hay. They are bad 28 F 6th Sun. af. Trin. . for a cow's teeth. You can sow 29 Mo. O ecl. visible in U. S.

buckwheat now, and it may not 30 Tu. 65 C {Furko, at Plevna, 1817.

be too late to put in a little Hun

garian. Swedes for the table 31 W. 18 in Aph. 4 W (.6 $ (. may go into the ground now.

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