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Scientific and Agric. Schools. GORHAM NORMAL SCITOL, GORHAM,

MAINE State Coll. Or AGRIC. AND ME. - 2 terms, 20 weeks each. Begin in THE MECILANIC ARTS, ORONO, ME. - Jan, and Aug. Tms. beg. Feb. 8, Aug. 1. Com. June 20. WESTERN NORMAL SCH., FARMING

CHANDLER SCIEN.SCHOOL,N.H.COLL.TON, ME.-Tms beg. Fe, 22 and Au. 30. OF AGRIC. AND THE MECH. ARTS, AND STATE NORMAL S'HOOL, PLYMOUTH, THAYER SCHOOL OF CIVIL ENGINEER-N.ll.- 2 tms; beg. Sep. 1, '80, and Feb. 0 ING, HANOVER, N. H.

81. Eacli term 20 weeks. Terms same as Dart. Coll.

STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, CASTLETON, UNIVER. OF VT., BURLINGTON, has VT.-20ms; bey. Jan. 27, and last 'Th. Au. also a scientific and agricultural course. STATE NORMAL SCH., JOHNSON, VT.

MASS, AGRIC. COLL, AMHERST, MASS. -Tms beg. 1st Tu. Sept., and 3d Tu. Feb. - 3 tms. Yr. b.l. Th. A0., ends 1.Wl. Je, STATE NORM. Sch. RANDOLPI, VT --

Boston UNIVER. COLL. OF AGRIC. - Ims. beg. 4th Tu. Ally. and 2d Tn. Feb. Termy same as in Mass. Agric. Coll.

NORMAL SCHOOLS OF MASSACHULAWRENCE SCIEN, SCHOOL (IIARV. SETTS. – The year is divided into 2 terms UNIV.), CAMBRIDGE, MAS. - The year of 20 weeks each, including a recess of 1 is the same as that of Harvard College. week near the middle of the term.

Vac. THE Bussey INSTITUTION, JAMAICA 3 w. in winter, 9 w. in summer. Exam. PLAIN, MAss. (a school of agriculture and for admiss. at the beg. of each term, which horticulture in Harv. University). - Year is, at Salem, Feb. 8 and Sept. 6; at Westsame as that of Harvard College.

field, Feb. 8 and Aug. 30; at Bridgewater, MASS. INS. OF TECHNOLOGY, Boston. Feb. 9 and Aug. 31; at Framingham, Feb Ac, yr. last Mo. Sep. to Sat.bf. 1st Mo.Je. 9 and Sept. 6; at Worcester, Feb. 10 and

WORCESTER FREE INSTIT., Worc., Sept. 8. MASS. - Tms:fm last Tu.Aug. to 2d Fri. MAss. NORMAL ART SCH., 1679 WashnJan., and fm 1st Tu. Fc. to 24 Fri. July. ington Street, Boston. -Term beg. 2d

SHEFFIELD SCIEN. SCHOOL (YALE week in Bep., ends at end of June. COL.) NEW HAVEN, CT.-Terms same R. I. STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, Prov., as those of Yale College.

R.I. - 2 trms. Spring term beg. Feb. 8, Normal Schools,

closes July 1. Fail tm. beg 1st Tu. Sep. EASTERN NORMAL SCHOOL, CASTINE, STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, NEW BRIME. - Terms bey. Aug. 21, Dec, 7, 1880; TAIN,CONN.-Spring and summer to beg and Mar. 8, Aug. 23, Dec. 6, 1481.

Jan. 31, cluses Jne 17; schi. year beg. Sep.

MEETINGS OF FRIENDS IN NEW ENGLAND. (Cor, Sept. 1880.) The Yearly Jeeting of Friends is beld 7th mo., at Falmouth, and 1st fifth day at Portland, Me., beginning with a meet 10th mo., at Sandwich, Mass. Falmouth : ing of Ministers and Elders, the 2d sixth 7th day before 1st sixth day in 2d and 9th day in the 6th month (ioth) at 9 A. N. mos., at Windham; 6th mo. at Fül

For business on 7th day, at 9A.M. Pub- mouth, and 11th mo, at Durham. Smithlic meetings for worship on 1st day at 10 field : 2d fifth day, 2d month, at Wor. A. M. and 4 P.M. The Yearly Meeting is cester; 2d fifth day, 5th mo., at Northcomposed of the Quilrterly Meetings of bridge; 2d fifth day, 8th month, at Rhode Island, Salem, Sandvich, Fal. Bolton: 2d fifth day, ith mo., at Suith mouth, Smithfield, Varsalboro', Dover, field. Vassalboro': 2d seventh day in the and Fairfield, held as follows:

2d month, at Vassalbero'; on the last Rhode Island: 1st fifth day, 2d mo., at seventh day in the 5th month, at China; Providence; 1st fifth day, 5th mo., it and on the seventh day in 9th and fith East Greenwich; 1st fifth day, Sth mo., months, at East Vassalboro'. Dover : 7th at Newport, and 1st fifth day, 11th mo., day after 3d fifth day, 1st mo., at Rochat Fall River. Salem: 3d fifth day, 1st ester, 4th mo. Dover, 8th mo. at North mo., at Salem; 4th fifth day, 5th mo., at Berwick, 10th mo, at Sandwich, N. II. Amesbury; 3d fifth day, 8th mo., at Fairfield : 7th day before 2d sixth day, in Lynn; 3d fifth day, 10th mo., at Weare. 2d and 9th mos., at Manchester; 7th day Sandwich : 1st fifth day, 4th and 12th before last sixth day, 5th mo., and 7th day mos., at New Bedford; 2d fifth day, before 2d sixth day, i1th mo.. at Fairfield.

MEETINGS OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS IN MAINE. (Cor. 1880.)

Androscoggin, at Auburn, 1st Tues. Oxford, at Paris, 2d Tues. May and April and Oct.

16t Tues. Sept. Aroostook, at Houlton, 3d Tues. Jan. Penobscot, at Bangor, 1st Tues. Ap. and 1st Tues. June and July.

and Aug., and 2d Tues. Dec. Cumberland, at Portland, 1st Tues. Piscata quis, at Dover, 1st Tues. Ap., Jan. and June,

Aug., and Dec. Franklin, at Farmington, last Tues. Sagadahoc, at Bath, 1st Tu. March, April and Dec.

July, and Nov. İlancock, at Ellsworth, 4th Tu. Jan. Somerset, at Skowhegan, ist Tues. and 20 Tucs. April and Oct.

March and Aug., and 2d Tues. Dec. Kennebec at Augusta, 3d Tues. Ap., Waldo, at Belfast, 3d Tues. April, Aug., and Dec.

Aug., and Dec. Knox, at Rockland, 1st Tue. Ap. and Washington, at Machias, 1st Tues. Dec., and 3d Tues, Aug.

Jan. and Oct.; at Calais, 4th Tuesday in Lincoln, at Wiscasset, 2d Tues. May, April. 1st Mon. Sept., and last Mon. Dec.

York, at Alfred, 20 Tu. Ap. and Oct.

1881.

JANUARY, First Month.

Astronomical Calculations.

m.

O's Declination.

49

21

Day of

the
Year.
Day of
Month.
Day of

Weck.

Rises.

Sets. h. m.|.

Incre. . A. m.

Sun
Slow.
Moon's

Boston.
Morn Even

h. h.

Sets. Souths

m. h. m

m. h.

m.

Days. d.

m. Days. d. m. Days. d. m. Days. d. m. Days. d. 225.57 7 22 18 13 21 22 19 20 12 25 18 48 22 52 8 22 9 14 21 11 20 19 59 26 18 33 22 46 9 22 1 โอ้ 21 0 21 19 45 27 18 17

22 39 10 21 52 16 20 22 119 32 28 18 1 5 22 33 11 21 42! 17 20 37 23 19 17 29 17 45 6 22 25 12 32 18 20 25 24 19 3 30 17 29

D First Quarter, 7th day, 3h. 25m., morning, W.
O Full Moon, 15th day, 6h. 50m., moruing, W.
( Last Quarter, 23d day, 4h. 4m., morning, E.
New Moon, 29th day, 8h. 4in., evening, W.
Length Day's

D of Day's.

Place. Il 1 Sa. 17 30 4 38 9 8,0 4 4 11111 ku. 6 201 1 13 2 28.7 30 4 39 990 5 5 2 0 0f legs 7 38 2 10 3 3 M. 7 30 4 40 9 100 6 5 3 11 14 legs 8 54 3 4 4 4 Tu. 7 30 4 41 9 110 7 5 4 2 24 feet 10 6 3 54 5 5 W. 7 30 4 42 9 120 8 6 5 3 31 feet 11 15 4 42

6 Th.7 30 4 43 9 130 9 6 6 38 41 hd morn. 5 29 7 7 Fr. 7 304 44 9 140 10 7 7 4.

511'd

0 22 6 16 8 8 Sa. 7 304 45 8 150 11 7 8 6 n'k 1 27 7 3 9 98.7 29 4 46 9 17 0 13 81 963 74 n'k 2 31 7 51 10 10 M. 17 29 4 47 9 180 14 8 10 7187 arm 3 32 8 40 II 11 T1.7 29 4 49 9 200 16 811 8.7 9 arm 4 27 9 30 12 12 W. 7 28 4 50 9 220 18 912 91 10 arm 5 2010 19 13 13 Th. 7 284 51 9 230 19 913 107 107 br. 6 611 8 14 14 Fr. 7 27 4 52 9 25 0 21 10 14 11 111 br. 6 46 11 55 15 15 Sa. 7 27 4 53 9 260 22 100 113 br.

rises morn. 16 16'S.7 26 4 54 9 280 24/1016 0 01. l’rt | 6 22 0 42 17 17 M. 7 26 4 56 9 300 26 11 17 02 03 l'rt 7 23 1 25 18 18 Tu. 7 254 57 9 320 28 11 18 11 ijbel. 8 24 2 7 19 19 W. 7 25 4 58 9 33 0 29 1119 11 2 bel. 9 26 2 50 20 20 Th. 7 24 4 59 9 350 31|11 20 21 22 bel. 10 29 3 32 21 21 Fr. 7 24 5 1 9 370 33 12 21 3

34 rei. (11 34 4 16 22 22 Sa. 7 23 5 2 9 390 35 12 22 32 4 rei. morp. 5 2 23 23 S. 7 22 5 3 9 41 0 3712 23 41 5 sec. 0 42 5 52 24 24 M. 7 21 5 4 9 430 39 12 24 54 6 sec. 1 51 6 45 25 25 Tu. 7 205 6 9 460 42 1325 66 7 |tli. 3 1 7 44 26 26 W. 7 20 5 7 9 470 4311326 7 87thi. 4 71 8 45 27 27Th. 7 195 8 9 490 4513 27 82 94kn. 5 9 9 48 28 28 Fr. 7 18,5 9 9 510 47 13 28 97101 kn. 5 59 10 50 29 29 Sa. 7 17 5 11 9 540 50 13 104 11 legs sets 11 51 30 30 S. 7 16,5 12 9 560 52 14| 1113 legs 6 25 0 47 31 31 M. 7 15 5 13 9 580 5414 2 0 04 feet 7 41 1 40 JANUARY hath 81 days.

1881.

Another year!

It opens cold;
Who knows what storms within it hide?
Yet One rules then, as now and aye:

We'll trust in Him, whate'er betide.

Aspects, Holidays, Events,
Weather, &c.

Farmer's Calendar. Àlà 1 Sa. Circumcision. Very high tides. It is a great point to get a 2 B 20 Sund. aft. Christmas. good start in the New Year. 3 Mo. &c.} Pied, aged 88, 1880. Bishop Hlaven, M. E. Ch., 'The first thing is to know how

you stand, and to keep square 4.Tu.

Clear and cold. with the world, if you can. 5 w. legislatures meet in Maine, Mass. and There is an old text, you know, 6 Th. Epiphany, du (. fola Christmas that, “ If you don't look closely 7 Fr. 6 h c. fotban Battle of New Or into your own affairs, your cred

itors will do it for you,” and 8 Sa. 8 in Aphelion. Snow.

that is too apt to be the case 9 B 1st Sund. aft. Epiphany. when things are left at loose 10 Mo. Low tides. gth. Ć (. ends. Now, if you can't square 11 Tu. i{ 100. Scank Leslie, publisher, died, aged up all the bills, it will do no

hurt to see just how they look 12 W. ( runs high. oho.

in black and white. That's the 13 Th. ( in Apogee. Signs of first step.

The next is to aim 14 Fr. Length of night 14h. 35m. lrigh, and then come as near the 15 Sa. High tides. a storm. mark as you can. Put life into 16 B 20 Sunday after Epiphang. won't be so upt to drag. Keep

all the work on the farm, and it 17 Mo. Franklin born, 1706, O. S. 6th.

a sharp eye on the barn, the 17th. Battle of the Cowpens, British de hon-house, the wood-pilc, and 19 W. 16 HC.

Pleasant the corn-crib. To feed well, 20 Th. Jules Favre, French Republican leader, and to feed a large stock so as died, aged 71, 1880.

to make it pay, is the wayto 21 Fr. Low tides.

make the farm pan out well at 22 Sa.

but cold. the end of the year. We might 23 B 30 Sunday after Epiphany. as well look this fact square in 24 Mo.

Signs of snow.

the face. It is as cheap to buy 25 Tu. Contersion of St. Paul.

food for stock in the shape of

oil meal, as it is to buy food for 26W. ( runs low. Blustering. plants in the shape of fertilizers, 27 Th.1680

and it pays to feed oil meal 28 Fr. C in Perigee. Cold. with all the coarse food we put 29 Sa. 28th, Paris capitulated, 1871.

into our stock. You know the

old saying, “The more stock 30 B 4th Su. aft. Epip. 6 C. the more manure, and the more 31 Mo. OVO. Very high tides. manure the more crops."

18 Tu. { 'Feated. 1781.

1881.

FEBRUARY, Second Month.

@'s Declination.

Astronomical Calculations. Days. d. m. Days. d. m. Days. d. m. Days. d. m. Days. d. m. 1 168.55 7 15 6 13 13 8 19 11 3 25 8 51

16 37 8 14 47 14 12 48 20 10 41 26 8 28 3 16 20 9 14 28 15 12 27 21 10 19 27 8 6

16 2 10 14 8 16 12 6 22 9 57 28 7 43
15 43 11 13 48 17 11 45 23 9 35
15 25 12 13 28 18 11 24 24 9 13

Full Sea, D's D

Day's
Rises. Sets.

of Days. Incre.
h. in. h.

m. h.

m.

Sun
Slow.
Moon's
Age.

Boston.
Morn| Even

h.

Place.

h. m.

Sets.
አ.
h. m.

Souths. h. m.

ni.

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D First Quarter, 5th day, 8h. 10m., evening, W.
O Full Moon, 14th day, 1h. 39m., morning, W.
( Last Quarter, 21st day, 2h. 46m., evening, W.
• New Moon, 28th day, 6h. 48m., morning, E.
Length

D

Morn 32

11 Tu.7 14 5 15 10 10 57 14 3 0 14 feet 8 541 2 31 33 2 W. 7 135 1610 30 59 14 4 13 2 hd 10 43 20 34 | 3 Th.7 12 5 17 10 5 1 1 14 5 25 3 hod 11 13 4 9 35

4 Fr. 7 11 5 19 10 81 414 6 37 38 n'k morn. 4 57

5 Sa. 7 95 20 10 111 714 7 41 41 n'k 0 19 5 46 37 6 S.7 85 21 10 13 1 9 14 8 5

1 22 6 35 38 7M. 7 7.5 23 10 161 12 14 96

6.3 arm 2 21 7 25 391 8Tu. 7 6 5 24 10 181 14.1410 7 7} arm 3 15 8 15 40 9 W.17 45 25 10 211 17 14 11 8 84 br. 4 3 9 4 41 10 Th.7 35 26 10 231 19 14 129 9 br. 4 45 957 42 11 Fr. 7 2 5 28 10 261 22 14 13 910br. 5 21 10 37 43 12 Sa. 7 05 29 10 291 25 14 14 101 11 l’rt | 5 53 11 22 44 13 S.6 595 30 10 31 1 27 14 15 11 113 h’rt 6 21 morn. 45 14 M. 6 58 5 32 10 34 1 30 14 0 114 bel. rises 0 6 46 15 Tu. 6 56 5 33 10 371 33 1417 07 Obel. 7 19 0 49 47 16 W. 16 55 5 34 10 39 1 35 14 18 0 1 bel. 8 22 1 32 48 17 Th. 6 54 5 36 10 421 38 14 19 14 13 rei. 9 27 2 15 49 18 Fr. 6 52 5 37 10 451 41 14 20 2 24 rei. 10 33 3 1 50 19 Sa. 6 515 38 10 471 43 14 21 21 3 sec. 11 411 3 49 51 20 S. 6 495 39 10 50 1 46 14 22 34 34 sec. morn. 4 40 52 21 M. 6 48 5 41 10 53 1 49 14 23 4

0 48 5 35 53 22 Tu. 6 46.5 42 10 561 52 14 24 5

1 53 6 34 54 23 W. 6 45 5 43 10 58 1 54 13 25 64

63 kn.

2 55 7 34 55 24 Th.6 43 5 44 11 1 1 571326 7 8 kn. 3 48 8 34 56 25 Fr. 6 42 5 46 11 42 01327 81 ko. 4 34 9 33 57 26 Sa. 6 405 4711 72 313 28 9110 legs 5 13 10 30 58 27 S. 6 38 5 48 11 10 2 613 29 104 104 legs 5 46 11 25 59 128 M. 16 37 5 49 11 12 2 8 13 114 114 feet 6 17 0 17

" The best way for a man to get out of a lowly position," says Dr. John Hall," is to be conspicuously effective in it."

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FEBRUARY hath 28 days.

1881.

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Stern winter yet with icy chains

Holds fast the earth; the landscape's drear;
But we, with steadfast toil and pains,

Still fill our homes with warmth and cheer.

D. M.

D. W.

Aspects, Holidays, Events,

Weather, &c.

Farmer's Calendar.

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1 Tu.

Pleasant. A Bit of fresh meat now and
2 W. Purifica. of V. Mary. Candlemas Day. then, some scraps, ground

bones, with ashes or sand to roll
3 Th.64 24.6 9(.
4 Fr. 8 h John Rogere burnt at Smith-in, and a warm, dry house where

the sun comes, is as good as
5 Sa. 6 (.' Adolph S. Borie, ex-sec'y

navy, died, aged 1, 1860 anything to make hens lay, and
6 B 5th Sunday aft. Epiphany. eggs sell now at a high price.
7 Mo.
Thawing weather.

The rule, you know, is to sell
8 Tu. (ru. hi. Very low tides. when they are low.

when things are high, and buy

Let us set 9W. 10th. Queen Victoria married, 1840. our wits to work to learn how 10 Th. ( in Apogee.

to have eggs when folks want 11 Fr.

A cold storm them. Hens get insects in May, 12 Sa. Kant died, 1804.

and gravel-stones, all sorts of

seeds, pure air and water. What 13 B Septuagesima Sunday. is there now to take the place 14 Mo. St. Valentine.

of of such things ? Corn or dough 15 Tu. 6 wc. High tides. will fatten a flock of hens, but 16 W. 15th. Galileo born, 1584.

if you want them to lay, you

Snow 17 Th. 8 in 8.

must give them something else.

or rain. We shall learn, by and by, to 18 Fr. Length of night 13h. 15m. feed for the end we have in 19 Sa. 234. French Revolution began, 1848. view, and then the farm will 20 B Sera. Sun. gr. elon. E. begin to pay. We need to know

Diore, to know the real worth 21 Mo. 8 in Perihel. 649.

of all sorts of food for stock, 22 Tu. ( runs low. Low tides. and to know the best way to 23 W. 1 $ greatest elongation E. use them; to know the wants 24 Th St. Matthias.

$220. WASHINGTON of our land, and how to meet $ 27th. H. W. Longfellow

them. 25 Fr. 6$ (. {2

No time like this to born, 18:17.

look into all these points. The 26 Sa. ( in Peri. {23

S 29th. Work of piercing

Mt. St. Gothard com- roots come in well now, and the 27 B Quin. or Shrove Su. pleted cows ought to have a few every 28 Mo. Very high tides.

day. There is no end to the

chores of one kind and another in the barn, and about the house and the wood-shed,

but we must try and save some time to read, and to go to the Farmers' Club.

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BORN, 1732.

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