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I love to wander through the woodlands hoary

In the soft light of an autumnal day,
When Summer gathers up her robes of glory,

And like a dream of beauty glides away.

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Aspects, Holidays, Events,

Farmer's Calendar. Wcather, &c. 1 Sa. Low tides. Pleasant. Most root-crops make a large 2.B 16th Sunday after Trinity. part of their growth in the fall

, 3 Mo. 20. Channing died, 1842.

but the weeds need to be kept

down just as much as they do 4 Tu. C in Perigee.

at any other time. It is a bad 5 W. Gen. Lord Cornwallis died, 1805. plan to let them go to seed. 6 Th.

Signs of rain. When we speak of a clean soil 7 Fr. Dr. Thomas Reid, Scotch philosopher, we mean one that is free from died, 1796.

the seeds of weeds. They are 8 Sa. Very high tides. 9th. 6 plants that are apt to grow where

9 B 17th Sun. aft. Tr. 6 h. they ought not to, and any plant 10 Mo. 620, 69.

out of place may be called a 11 Tu.

Fair and cool. weed. So the true way is to 12 W. (runs high.

stop them riglit where they are

and not let them go to seed. 13|T. | 0 đ (.

Fair.

Apples and most other late fruits 14 Fr. Length of night 12h. 54m. are fit to pick now, and they 15 Sa. 16th. Very low tides.

need no end of care to get them 16 B 18th Su. af. Tr. (in Apo. in right, A bruise will make

bad work. If you want them 17 Mo. 2 in Peri. 16th. gr. el. E. to keep, the only way is to take 18 Tu. St. Luke Evangelist.

pains with them, and it pays to 19 W. 6 c. {Surprendre com o Cornwalli: do it. Don't feed down the 20 Th. 6! (.

cally ending the Revo- hay-fields too short this fall, if

lutionary War, 1781. 21 Fr. America discovered by Columbus, 1492.

you want a good crop of grass

next year. Can't eat your cake 22 Sa.

A cold storm. and have it too. Dry muck is 23 B 19th Sunday after Trinity. a good thing to have under the 24 Mo. $ C.

Can't you get in a few

loads? The plough runs well 25 Tu. St. Crispin. High tides.

these cool days, and it is a good 26 W. ( runs low.

time to turn up the cld sod. 27 Th. 31st Gen. Joseph Hooker died, aged 66, Frost doesn't do the grass any 28 Fr. St. Simon and St. Jude.

good, and it is best to get all |29 Sa. 1531st. Rev: Jacob Abbott, author of stock in nights. To run a farm |{

well, a man has to use his wits, 30 B 20th S. af. Tr. 316. 8 h 0. and it's about time to begin to 31 Mo.All-Hallows Eve. ( in Per. brush them

up.

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Clear. barn.

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" Rollo" books. died, aged 76, 1879.

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Praise Him for our harvest store ;
He hath filled the garner-floor :
And for richer food than this,

Pledge of everlasting bliss.-SIR H. W. BAKER.
Aspects, Holidays, Events,
Weather, &c.

Farmer's Calendar.
1 Tu. All Saints Day. Low tides. Why don't you clean out the
2 W. { *Michigan, died, aged 66, 1879.

Ist. Zachariah Chandler, senator from well? The air and the water of 3 Th.

the farm must be kept pure, you

Fair.
Mendelssohn, celebrated composer,

know, cost what it will. A well

ought to be cleaned out once a 5 Sa. 16h(. 6th. Very high ti. year, at least, if you want to 6 B 21st Sun. aft. Tr. 6 c. have water that's fit to drink. 7 Mo. : VO. 6 8 Oinf.& tran. There's a waste in most of our

drains that ought to be stopped. 8 Tu. ( ru. high. & gr. hel. 1. N. They are apt to taint the air, 9 W. {ith Macatendection 6th.

64 C. and bad air goes to swell up the 10 Th. 6 ( Luther born, 1483. doctor's bill. A “ dispensation 11 Fr. St. Martin.

Signs of snow.

of Providence " is more'n half 12 Sa. 8 in Perih. 13th.8 40. breathe, and tainted water to go

the time nothing but foul air to 13 B 220 Su. af. Tr. ( in Apo. into the teapot. It's our own 14 Mo. Very low tides.

fault. Let us take care of the 15 Tu. Length of night 14h.15m. pig-pen, the cow-yard, the sink16 W. 6

drain, the out-house, and stop

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the leaks in them all, if we want 17 Th. Catharine, Empress of Russia, died. 1796.

to live to three-score and ten. 18 Fr.

Clear and cold. Use a little dry muck, dust from 19 Sa. 69 (

the coal-pit, fine loam or plas20 B 230 Sun. aft. Tr. 68(.ter, every day or two. You'll kill

two birds with one stone, have 21 Mo. O ecl., invis. in N. E.

sweet air about the house, and 22 Tu. St. Cecilia. ( runs low.

store up plant-food. You'll want 23 W. High tides. Blustering. it all next spring, sure. Now 24 Th. 8 greatest elongation W. that the leaves have left the 25 Fr. ( in Perigee.

trees, you can see how to shape

them, and trces and vines can 26 Sa. $25th. New York city evacuated by

be trimmed now, as well as not. 27 B Advent Sunday. .

It's one of the jobs that's apt to 28 Mo. Low tides.

be put off. Some folks think it 129 Tu. 30th. Jonathan Swift born, 1667.

can be done any time, and so let 30 W. St. Andrew.

it go. It is a good plan to get Snow.

the girls and boys all home for Thanksgiving.

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DECEMBER, Twelfth Month.

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Aspects, Holidays, Events,
Weather, &c.

Farmer's Calendar. 1 Th.

Clearing weather. Now, as Thanksgiving is over, 2 Fr. 6 h ({

and we've all had a jolly time, let sca, 200 lives lost, 1879. 3 Sa. 6 WC, 646.

us turn to and fix up for winter.

The rule is, to keep a year's 4 B 20 Sund. in Adv. 6 89. stock of wood on hand, so as to 5 Mo. (r.h. (ec., inv.in N. E. have it dry. Costs less, you 6 Tu. St. Nicholas. 5th. High tides. know, and it pays in the long 7W. 6 c. {4th:95?homas Carlyle born, run. Pumpkins and turnips 8 Th. 6 8 B Scorpii.

come in well now nothing Dull.

like 'em for cows. They're 9 Fr. John Miltou born, 1608.

good for milk, and help bridge 10 Sa. OHO, 6 OB Scorpii. over from green to dry feed. It 11 B 30 Sun. in Adv. (in Apo.costs too much to try to lay 12 Mo. Signs of a storm. best to put the pig into the

on fat in cold weather, so it is 13 Tu. 6 H (.

barrel, and give your time to 14 W. Very low tides.

feeding store cattle. They like 15 Th. 14th. WASHINGTON died, aged 67, 1799. a change as well as we. Dry 16 Fr. 321st. FORTFATHERS DAY. Pilgrims hay is well enough as far as it

landed at Plymouth, 1620, Dec. 11, o.s. goes, but it isn't best to keep 17 Sa. Length of night 14h. 56m. them at that all the time. If the 18 B 4th Sunday in Advent. ground is still bare in the hay. 19 Mo. 02({Shooters long?

şshortest Days; about nine fields, it is safe to haul out a 20 Tu. ( runs low. 6 $ (.

few loads from the cow-yard

and to top-dress the grass lands. 21 W. St. Thomas. ent. vg. {

BEGINS. If the turf is level, and not apt 22 Th. Very high tides.

to washı, it will do as much good 23 Fr. C in Perigee.

spread on now as it will in the 24 Sa. 29th W. E. Gladstone, prime minister spring, and more too. We must

of England, born, 1809. 25 B Christmas Day.

take some pains with our grass

lands, and not rob them to feed 26 Mo. St. Stephen. $ in Aph.8 0 the hoed crops, as we've always 27 Tu. St. John Evangelist.

been doing. If you can now 28 W. Holy Innocents. { Bridges con pirotehnike look back upon a year well spent,

Tay, Scotl'd, 29 Th. 6 hc. of cars engulfed, and all on level best, no need to wish you

down in gale of wind. I'rn and feel that you're done your 30 Fr. 6 c. 21 C {90.1007, 18:9. a merry Christmas, for you'll 31 Sa. Low tides. Pleasant. be sure to have one.

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