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With silk the osier plumes her tendrils thin:
Sweet blasts though keen as sweet- the

blue lake wrinkle ;
And buds on leafless boughs begin

Against gray skies to twinkle. – DE VERE.

Aspects, Holidays, Events,

Weather, &c.

Farmer's Calendar.

9 W.

1 Tu. 6 * O. Prince Bismarck born, 1814. WHERE land was laid down 2 W. State election in Rhode Island. last fall, there may be a lot of 3|Th.| 0 H (.

Warm.

little stones that ought to be

picked up and carted off. The 4 Fr. Variable and uncertain.

way that some have of piling 5 Sa. Length of night 11h. 4m. them up in heaps and letting 6 E Palm Sunday.

them lie there, is no way to do 7 Mo. Very high tides. Fair.

it. Get them off and be done

with them. Sow clover-seed on 8 Tu. 7th. ( in Perigee.

fall-sown grass-lands. We ought Weather alternates to grow more clover; it is one 10 Th. 11th. ( runs low.

of the best crops on the farm; 11 Fr. Good Friday. with rain it leaves the soil better than it 12 Sa. { wide Mis Owed the ring robber of N, Y., found it. Corn or wheat will do

as well after a heavy clover crop, 13 E Easter Sunday. and without manure, as they will 14 Mo. { 13th. Civil war begun in U. S. by firing after most other crops with it.

The kitchen garden must have 15 Tu. 6 § (. {Abraham Lincoln

its full share of time now; let it 16 W. 16 y (. 15th. Gold 1003, 1878.

be near the house. If it is too 17 Th. 6 X inf. Low tides.

old, take up a new and larger 17th. Franklin died,

sunshine. lot. Dig it deep and make it 19 Sa..oh.

Am. Revolution begun by rich with manure, put on in the

bat. of Lexington, 1775. 20 E Low Sunday. 6$ (.

fall so as to give it time to rot 21 Mo. (in Apogee.

down and get well mixed in with

the soil; or if you must put it 22 Tu. 16 °C Frequent and on now,

let it be old and fat with 23 W. St. George. High tides. age. No crude stuff where you 24 Th. 6.9. (. {2010 halike omare born, want to grow nice crops. They 25 Fr. St. Mark. č runs high.

all take their food in a liquid

form, you know, and it takes 26 Sa. fructifying showers, time to get it into shape. Pease 27 E 20 Sunday after Easter. ought to go in at once, and 28 Mo.

with southerly some of the roots and vegetables. 29 Tu. Very low tides.

Don't forget to have plenty of 30 W. 1. Wo.

small fruits. Nothing better than winds. currants ;

and strawberries are always toothsome.

Sale $118 Fr.

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1879.

MAY, Fifth Month.

Astronomical Calculations.

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

1 15N, 7 7 16 51 13 18 25 19 19 48 25 20 59 2 15 25 8 17 7 14 18 40 20 20 1 26 21 9 3 15 43 9 17 23 15 18 54 21 2013 27 21 19 4 16 0 10 17 39 16 19 8. 22 20 25 28 21 29

16 17 11 17 55 17 19 22 23 20 36 29 21 39 16 34 12 18 10 18 19 35 24 20 48 30 21 48

O Full Moon, 6th day, Oh. 41m., morning, W.
( Last Quarter, 12th day, 9h. 4m., evening, E.

New Moon, 21st day, Oh. 19m., morning, E.
) First Quarter, 28th day, 6h. 5m., evening, E.

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Aspects, Holidays, Events,

Farmer's Calendar. Weather, &c. 1 Th. (St. Philip and St. James. Fair. With all the hurry of this 2 Fr. & in Perihel. lst. Wellington merry month don't forget to set 3 Sa. 8 in Aph. {"prize-fighterrand.con is coming when we are going to

F1st. John Morrissey, a out a few fruit-trees. The time 4 E 30 Sund. af. E. gressman, died,

have peaches again, and every 5 Mo. ( in Perigee. Napoleon died, farmer ought to try his luck by 6 Tu. Very high tides. Cool. setting out a few trees every 7W. Length of night 9h. 41m. year. Give them a northern or

eastern slope where a warm 8 Th. ( runs low. Cloudy. spell in winter will not start the

9 Fr. 6 84. Lowering. buds. The old time for turning 10 Sa. Trenty big peace be tamen Forences and Ger- the cows to pasture was the 11 E 4th Sunday after Easter.

twentieth, but it was too late. 12 Mo. Caleaarine E. Beecher, famous authoress, It is best for the cows and best

for the grass to get them out 13 Tu. 14th. Very low tides. early, as soon as there is a fresh 14 W. 1646,6 c. $ g.el.W. bite. Two or three hours a day 15 Th. {lsonian Institution, died, aged $0, 1878. 13th. Prof. Jos. Henry, Secretary Smith- will do at first, and keep up the

feed in the barn at the same 16 Fr. 15th. Gold 100%, 1878.

time. Make the change slowly, 17 Sa. 6 hc

Signs of rain.

so that they will not lose a relish 18 E Bogation Sund. 6 X (. for hay. If you wait till the 19 Mo. 6 . 18th. ( in Apo. grass starts all over the pasture, 20 Tu.

Columbus died, Pleasant. and then turn in the cows, they 21 W. Wo. 221. High tides. reject the rank growth and it

runs up to seed. They will not 22 Th. Ascension Day or Holy Thursday.

touch it; while if they had a nip 23 Fr. ( runs high.

Fair. at it when it first started, they 24 Sa. 64 , 6 .

would have kept it down. The

short blade is the sweetest. Sow 25 E Sunday after Ascension.

mangolds about the tenth. Get 26 Mo. 324th. Queen Victoria ,

Cloudy. corn in early, and sow sweet 27 Tu. R. I. legislature meets at Newport. corn every ten days, so as to 28 W. 16 ( { man, died, aged šo, 1878.

Earl Russell, Eng states have a supply for the table. Car29 Th. Low tides. Showers,

rot seed ought to go in by the

middle of the month. Don't fail 30 Fr. DECORATION DAY. followed by to set out a lot of asparagus ; it 31 Sa.

fine weather. is one of the best things we have.

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1879.

JUNE, Sixth Month.

Astronomical Calculations.

@'s Declination.

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

m. Days. d. m. Days. d. m. 1 22N, 5 7 22 46 13 23 14 19 23 261 25 23 24 22 13 8 22 52 14 23 17 20 23 27 26 23 22

20 22 57 15 23 20 21 23 27 27 23 20

27 10 23 2 16 23 22 22 23 27 28 23 18 22 34 11 23 6 17 23 24 23 23 27 29 23 15 22 40 12 23 10 18 23 25 24 23 261 30 23 11

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o Full Moon, 4th day, 8h. 4m., morning, W.
( Last Quarter, 11th day, 11h. 24m., morning, W.

New Moon, 19th day, 2h. 48m., evening, W.
First Quarter, 27th day, Oh. 24m., morning, W.

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Then to thy cornfields thou dost go,
Which, though well soyld, yet thou dost know,
That the best compost for the land
Is the wise master's feet and hand.

HERRICK.

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Aspects, Holidays, Events,

Farmer's Calendar. Weather, &c. 1 E Whit-Sun. Pentecost. Nicomede. No time to lose now. Nature 2 Mo. 020. (in Perigee. seems to be springing to her

The 3 Tu. $21. Emp. of Germany shot Warm. work, and so must we. 4W. 1 runs low. N. H. legislature hoeing and the haying come on

about the same time, but they 5 Th. Very high tides.

are not so driving as they used 6 Fr. Length of night 8h. 52m. to be when we had nothing but 7 Sa. Cool for the season.

the scythe to depend upon. We

can cut an acre an hour now; 8 E Trinity Sunday.

but when I was a boy it took a 9 Mo.

Frost in places. man a day. This gives us time 10 Tu. 64 ( 12th. 6 8 (. to keep up with the weeds, and 111W. St. Barnabas. {12

$ 12th. Wm. C. Bryant it is a great gain. We have 12 Th. Corpus Christi . Very low tides. gained all of two weeks over the

old style of work; that is, we 13 Fr. 6 h c. European Congress met

cut grass two weeks earlier, and 14 Sa. 15th. Magna Charta 15th. 6 °C. it is all the better for it. Early15 E ist Sun. aft.Cr. ( in Apo. cut hay, or dried grass, is far 16 Mo. * in Perih. 15th. Gold 1009, 1878.

better for cows than the hay

they used to get. Grasses are 17 Tu. Battle of Bunker Hill, 1775.

best cut in the bloom. If we 18 W. 16 8 sup. { Battle of Waterloo,

soy only the early grasses to19 Th. 6$ ( ( runs high.

gether, and the late grasses by 20 Fr. High tides. Longest days.

themselves, we spread the labor

over a longer season. Sow or21 Sa. O ent. O. SUMMER BEGINS.

chard grass, tall oat-grass, June 22 E 20 Sunday after Trinity. grass and clover, and you can 23 Mo. 6! (: Fine and fair. cut as early as the middle of 24 Tu. St. John Baptist. 6 (.

this month. Then timothy, red25 W. Great fire in Marblehead, Mass., 1877.

top, fine top, and tall oat-grass

will make a mixture to cut later, 26 Th. Low tides.

say after the 4th of July. The 27 Fr. Signs of a drought. swede is to be sown this month, 28 Sa. 29th. St. Peter.

soon after the 20th. Hunga29 E 30 Sunday after Trinity. about the middle of the month ;

rian grass-seed ought to go in 30 Mo. 6 h. ( in Perigee.

it is one of the very best forage crops.

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