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In the listening woods there is not a breath
To shake their gold to the sward beneath ;
And a glow as of sunshine upon them lies,
Though the sun is hid in the shadowed skies.

Aspects, Holidays, Events,

Weather, &c.

Farmer's Calendar.

5th.
wards born, 1703.

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1 Tu. | ( runs low.

Clear) How is that fall feed in the 2W. Vermont legislature meets.

lot It doesn't pay to let the 3 Th. Length of night 12h. 22m. cows gnaw it too short. If it is 4 Fr. 646. Estamos ser Jonathan Ed- very stout, it may do to feed it

down some; but it makes bad 5 Sa. Low tides. and cool. work to eat it down to the ground, 6 F 16th Sunday after Trinity. and if you must do it, don't fail 7 Mo. Becomes warmer.

to top-dress to make up for it.

Swedes and field-beets will keep 8 Tu. 18th and 9th. Great fire in Chicago, 1871.

on through this month, and make 9 W. 16h

Variable, a good growth; but the latter 10 Th. ( in Apogee.

with should come out of the ground 11 Fr. 13th. 0. S. Wm. Penn born, 1644.

and be piled up by the first of 12 Sa. 6 8.8. easterly inds,

next month, or the hard frosts

may catch them. That won't 13 F 17th Sun. af. Tr. Ó . do. The swede can stand it, 14 Mo. High tides.

and a but it hurts the field-beet. All 15 Tu. 14th. 0. 8. Battle of Hastings, 1066.

kinds of trees that shed their

leaves can be cut now. The 16 W. ( runs high. Gold 109 1-4, 1876.

wood is ripe for the year, and it 17 Th. 19th. Cornwallis surrendered, 1781.

will dry, and last twice as long 18 Fr. St. Luke Evangelist. driving as if cut green. Dig the pota19 Sa. Low tides.

storm is toes and get in the corn. It is 20 F 18th Sunday after Trinity. a good plan to plough in the fall

on all stiff soils and smooth 21 Mo. 66 §. 6 W (. 040. land. On side-hills you run 22 Tu. 219. America discovered by Columbus, the risk of the wash. Oct. 12th, O. S.)

Clear out 23 W. 25th. 6 § (. ( iu Peri. the barn-yard, and put all you 24 Th. 14 8 0 sup.

close can on the lots, then get in some 25 Fr. st . Crispin. ó ñ ( 6 6. hold the rich juices that would

muck or loam to take up and 26 Sa. 27th. Very high tides. go to waste. The rule is to save 27 F 19th Sunday after Trinity. all you can; and a lot of 28 Mo. St. Simon & St. Jude. at hand. muck for use in the barn will 29 Tu. 8 in 8. ( rups low.

help you do it. Store up a heap 30 W. 514. Terrible flood at mouth of Ganges for use by-and-by. It pays to pick

River; more than 200,000 lives lost, "76. apples with great care, cheap as 31 Th. ÀU Hall. Eve. : VO. 64 C.Ithey are. Pick them by hand.

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First Quarter, 1st day, 5h. 6m., evening, E.

Full Moon, 9th day, 9h. 49m., evening, E.
(Last Quarter, 17th day, 1h. 14m., evening, W.
o New Moon, 24th day, 4h. 26m., morning, E.

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305 1 Fr. 6 33 4 53|10 20 4 56 16 7 41 41 legs 11 12 6 5 306 2 Sa. 6 34 4 52 10 18 4 58 16 8 5.1 57 legs morn. 649 307 3 S. 6 36 4 51 10 15 5 116 9 61 6 feet 0 17 7 31 308 4M. 6 37 4 50 10 13 5 316 10 7 7 feet 1 19 8 11 309 5 Tu. 6 38 4 48 10 10 5 6 16 11 81 82 feet 2 20 8 51 310 6 W. 6 404 47 10 7 5 9 16 12 9

3 20 9 31 3 7 Th. 6 41 4 46 10 5 5 11 16 13 93 10 od 4 20 10 12 312 8 Fr. 6 42 4 45 10 35 13 16 14 101 102 n’k 5 21 10 55 313 9 Sa. 6 434 44 10 15 15 16 0 11

111 n’k

6 24 11 42 31410 S. 6 45 4 43 9 58 5 18 16 16 113

n'k rises morn. 315 11 M. 6 46 4 42 9 56 5 20 16 17 0 01 arm 5 20 0 31 316 12 Tu. 6 47 4 41 9 54 5 22 16 18 01 03 arm 6 12 1 23 317 13 W. 6 49 4 40 9 51 5 25 16 19 14 13 br. 7 11 2 17 318 14 Th. 6 50 4 391 9 49 5 27 15 20 13 2 br. 8 17 3 12 319 15 Fr. 6 51 4 38 9 475 29 15 21 2 29 br. 9 27 4 5 320 16 Sa. 6 52 4 37| 9 45 5 31 15 22 31 32 h’rt (10 39 4 57 32117 S. 6 54 4 36 9 42 5 34 15 23 44 4h’rt 11 51 5 47 322 18 M. 6 55 4 35 9 40 5 36 15 24 54 54 bel. morn. 6 35 323 19 Tu. 6 56 4 34 9 38 5 38 14 25

63 bel.

1 4 7 24 324 20 W. 6 57 4 33 9 36 5 40 14 26 71 73 rei. 2 19 8 13 325 21 Th. 6 59 4 33 9 34 5 42 14 27 81 82 rei. 3 35 95 326 22 Fr. 7 0 4 32 9 32 5 44 14 28| 9 | 9j sec. 4 54 10 1 327 23 Sa. 7 14 32 9 31 5 45 13 29 10 101 sec. 6 14 11 0 328 24 S. 7 24 31 9 29 5 47 13 11

11 111 thi. sets 0 2 329 25M. 7 3 4 31 9 28 5 48 13 1 0 thi. 5 28 1 5 330 26 Tu. 7 44 30 9 26 5 50 12 2 03 02 kn. 6 38

2 6 331 27 W.17 64 30 9 24 5 52 12 3 11 12 kn. 7 48 3 4 332 28 Th. 7 74 29 9 22 5 54 12 4 24 21 legs 8 57 3 56 333 29 Fr. 7 8 4 291 9 215 55 11 5 3

34 legs 10

4 4 43 334 30|Sa. 17 94 281 9 19 5 57 11 61 4 4į legs 11 9 91 5 27

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NOVEMBER hath 30 days.

1878.

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The mellow year is hastening to its close,

The little birds have alınost sung their last,

Their small potes twitter in the dreary blast
That shrill-piped harbinger of early snows.

HARTLEY COLERIDGE.

D. M.

D. W.

Aspects, Holidays, Events,

Weather, &c.

Farmer's Calendar.

2 Sa. { 140.000 li

lost, 1755.

Conn., N. H.

cool. house.

1 Fr. All Saints Day. Pleasant The grape-vines may now be Ist. Great earthquake at Lisbon, about pruned, and fruit-trees may be

trimmed when the leaves are 3 F 20th Sunday after Trinity.

gone.

A few choice grapes are 4 Mo. Very low tides. but worth ten times more than they 5 Tu. 6 h c. {Statenentido no in. Mass., cost, and it pays well to grow 6 W. ( in Apogee.

rather them. Let them run over the 7 Th. { the papal government in Rome, 4., 76 walls or 'up the sides of the

Cardinal Antonelli, long head of woodshed, and climb over the 8 Fr. 8 in Aphelion.

Wherever there is a 9 Sa. 6 °C. Great Boston fire, 1872. warm and sheltered spot, a 10 F 21st Sunday after Trinity. grapevine will not only delight 11 Mo. St. Martin.

Becomes

the eye but gratify the palate.

Store the roots now as fast as 12 Tu. ( runs high. High tides.

you can, or they will be caught 13 W. 13th and 14th. Look out for shooting stars. by the frost. Snug up and get 14 Th. Length of night 14h. 12m. ready for snow and ice. The 15 Fr. Gola 109, 1876.

warmer,

late feed is not worth much for 16 Sa.

but quickly the grass too close it will do

cows, and if you let them gnaw 171 F 220 Sund. af. Tr. L. tides. more hurt than good. The wood18|Mo... H . changes to pile is a thing to be looked after 19 Tu. cold and blustering, too, and a lot of little chores 20W. 17th. Inauguration of Suez Canal, 1869.

will fill up the time. Pigs like

some apples, potatoes,and pump21 Th.

followed by kins, and they make a first-rate 22 Fr. 6 § (. (in Per. St. Cecilia. boiled dish for them. Get in a 23 Sa.

an easterly storm good lot of muck and loam to 24 F 230 Su. af. Tr. ó(.

use in the hen-house and under

the barn. It keeps things clean, 25 Mo. ru. low. Very high tides.

you know; don't forget that. It 26 Tu. OO. 25th.] 8(.

is time the boys were off to 27 W. { triticityrof New York evacuated by school. British troops, 1783.

'Twon't do to waste 28 Th.1620

of rain, time there. Make the most of 29 Fr. Sir Philip Sydney born, 1654.

every chance you have. That is

the secret of success in this life. 30 Sa. St. Andrew. sleet, or snow. Do the best you know how, then

join in a hearty thanksgiving.

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1878. DECEMBER, Twelfth Month.

Astronomical Calculations. Days. d. m. Days. d. m. Days. d. m. Days. d. m. Days. d. 1 21 S.53 7 22 40 13 23 11 19 23 26 25 23 24

22 2 8 22 46 14 23 15 20 23 27 26 23 22 3 22 10 9 22 52 15 23 18 21 23 27 27 23 20

22 18 10 22 58 16 23 21 22 23 27 28 23 17 5 22 26 11 23 3 17 23 23 23 23 271 29 23 13

22 33 12 23 7 18 123 25 24 23 26 30 123 9
) First Quarter, 1st day, 11h. 53m., morning, E.
O Full Moon, 9th day, 3h. 5m., evening, E.
( Last Quarter, 16th day, 10h. 19m., evening, E.
• New Moon, 230 day, 4h. 40m., evening, W.
) First Quarter, 31st day, 9h. 12m., morning, E.
Length Day's

Full Sea,
D's

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of Days. Decre. m]h.

m, h. 335 1S. 7 10 4 28 9 18 5 58 11 7 4 5 feet morn. 6 8 336 2 M. 7 11 4 28 9 17 5 5910 8 51 6 feet 0 9 6 48 337 3 Tu. 7 12 4 28 9 16 6 0109 61 62 h'd 1 9 7 28 338 4 W. 7 13 4 27 9 14 6 2 9 10 71 7h'a 2 10 8 8

6 1339 5 Th. 7 14 4 27 9 13 6 3 9 11| 84 85hod 3 11 8 51 340 6 Fr. 17 15 4 27 9 12 6 4 912 9 94 n'k 4 13 9 36 341 7 Sa. 7 16 4 27 9 11 6 5 8 13 97 10 n'k 5 17 10 25 342 8 S. 7 17 4 27 9 10 6 6 8 14 104 104 arm 6 20 11 17 1343

9 M. 17 18 4 27 9 96 7 70 11111 arm rises morn. 344 10 Tu. 7 19 4 27 9 86 8716 11 arm 5 3 0 11 345 11 W. 7 204 27 9 76 9 617 01 03 br. 6 9 1 6 346 12 Th. 7 214 27 9 6 6 10 618 03 1 br. 7 19 2 1 347

13 Fr. 7 224 27 9 56 11 5 19 1į 14 h’rt 8 30 2 54 348 14 Sa. 7 22 4 27 9 56 11 5 20 21 21 h'rt 9 41 3 44 349 15 S. 7 23 4 28 9 56 11 5 21 3 31 bel. 10 53 4 33 350 16 M. 7 244 28 9 4 6 12 4 22 4 4 bel. morn. 5 21 351 17 Tu. 7 24 4 28 9 4 6 12 423 41 54 rei. 0 6 6 08 352|18 W. 17 25 4 29 9 4 6 12 3 24 52 64 rei. 1 201 6 57 353 19 Th. 7 26 4 29 9 3 6 13 3 25 61 74 sec. 2 35 7 49 354 20 Fr. 7 274 30 9 3 6 13 2 26 781 sec. 3 52 8 45 355 21 Sa. 7 27 4 30 9 3 Inc. 2 27 82 9i thi. 5 9 9 44

17 . 5 9 35622S. 7 274 30 9 3 0 0 128 98 104 thi. 6 22 10 46 357 23 M. 7 28 4 31 9 30 01 102 111 thi. sets 11 48 358 24 Tu. 7 28 4 31 9 30 001111 kn. 5 25 0 47 359 25 W. 7 29 4 32 9 30 0 S. 2 01 02 kn. 6 37 1 43 360 26 Th. 7 294 33 9 40 1 1 3 1 17 legs 7 46 2 33 361 27 Fr. 7 294 339 40 1 1 4 12 2 legs 8 52 3 19

362 28 Sa. 7 304 34 9 40 1 2 5 21 22 feet 9 55 4 2 363 29 S. 7 30 4 35 950 2 2 6 37 3j feet 10 571 4 43 364 30 M. 7 30 4 36 9.60 3 3 7 4 41 feet 11 57 5 23

/ 365 31 Tu. |7 304 37 9 70 41 31 8| 41| 5 |h’d morn. 6 3

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Aspects, Holidays, Events,
Weather, &c.

Farmer's Calendar. À 1 F Advent Sunday.

Calm. The true plan, in the long 2 Mo. U. S. Congress meets at Washington.

run, is to sell the crop, as far as 3 Tu. 6h (. Very low tides.

we can, on four legs, or in the

form of beef, pork, or lamb. 4W. ( in Apogee. Brooklyn burned, Now is the time to feed out the 5|Th.13 + O sup:

hay, the corn, and the roots 6 Fr. St. Nicholas. 6 WC Pin 88. to stock of some kind, and to 7 Sa. Length of night 14h. 50m. do it in a way that will give

us the most money for the time 8 F 20 Sun. in Adv. gr. el. E.

we have spent in raising them. 9 Mo. ( rups high. Cloudy, The first point is to give all an10 Tu. Seth, O. S. Gustavus Adolphus the Great, imals a warm shelter. Warmth 11 W. High tides.

means more or less food. A cow

in a warm stall will eat less 12 Th.

northeast storm may and thrive more than she will 13 Fr.

be looked for. in a cold one. It has been tried 14 Sa. WASHINGTON died, aged 67, 1799. time and time again. The next 15 F 30 Sund. in Adv. 6 W c. point is to feed at fixed times,

or there will be more or less 16 Mo. Low tides. 15th. Gold 1077, 1876.

fret and loss. When the hour 17 Tu. 24th. 6 $ ( 6 $ f. comes, the whole herd will be 18 W. Oh O. 8 in 8. Very up and ready. Then the food 19 Th. 22d. Landing of Pilgrims, 1620.

must be in the best form, no 20 Fr. (in Per. {Shine hours long

Shortest days, being abt matter what it may be. Coarse 21 Sa. St. Thomas. O ent. v. Hann haystraw, stalks, or husks are

BEGINS. better cut and 22 F 14th Sun. in Adv. $ in Per. water a few hours in a tight box: 23 Mo. ( runs low. 21st. 6 I C. they do more good than when

fed whole. 24 Tu. Very high tides. 6 PC.

Fine-ground meal 25 W. CHRISTMAS DAY. 6 Oinf. roots are better than raw.

is better than coarse. Steamed

Air 26 Th. St. Stephen. 646.

cold. that is foul to breathe is as bad 27 Fr. St. John Evangelist.

as if it were too cold. Keep the 28 Sa. Holy Innocents . < 2pin Berlin kannahs captur. barn and the stalls clean and

sweet. Use the card as often as 29 F 1st Sund. after Christmas. 30 Mo. 6h (.228bul Decr.disaster at Asha once a day. That helps more than

tabula,0.,train of cars brks you would think. The barn 31 Tu. Very low tides. {tbliver : ought to have a cellar under it.

thro' , abt

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by British, 1728.

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