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Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean,
Tears from the depth of some divine despair
Rise in the heart and gather to the eyes,
In looking on the happy autumn fields,
And thinking on the days that are no more.

A. TENNYSON,
Aspects, Holidays, Events,

Farmer's Calendar. Weather, &c. 1 Fr. | Complete, defeat of Afghans under Ayoob The seeds of grasses that 2 Sa. 3 W (.

Very dry ought to be sown now are very 3 A 13th Sun. af. Trin. 6 'k c. small, and need but a sliglit 4 Mo. (runs high. { State election (bien- covering, but they must have a

good seed bed to lie in. Can't 5 Tu. 626 Dog-DAYS END. be too nice in laying down 6 W. 8 in 98, h stationary.

land. A fine loose soil, in good 7 Th. Low tides. and warm.

tilth, with a smooth surface,

looks well after the roller has 8 Fr. Nativity of Virgin Mary.

pushed down the seeds. I 9 Sa. Length of night 11h. 14m. wouldn't sow any grain with 10 A 14th Sunday after Trinity. grass seed. It does better with11 Mo. 6 W O. State election in Maine.

out. The grain takes the heart

out of the land, and the grass 12 Tu. ( in Apogee. 6 (.

ought to have the whole of it. 13 W. { Death of Wolfe and capture of

Grass or hay is the mainstay 14 Th. 6 $ 0,68 C. {Ne vements and with us, and it doesn't do to 15 Fr. High tid. {colonies. capez se Sept: wink this fact out of sight. 16 Sa. 8 in Aphe. 6(.dropped. There are few better crops than

Winter grains may go in now. 17 A 15th Sunday after Trinity. rye. The straw is of quick sale, 18 Mo: { Wohnderesident Garfield died of his

and brings a high price. It 19 Tu. (runs low. in Aphelion. doesn't cost much to raise it

. 20 W. 6 § « Virginis. Low tides. The Fairs come off soon, and 21 Th. St. Matthew. 68 .

the boys will be all the better

for a day's rest and change. It 22 Fr. Oent... AUTUMN BEGINS.

is a good plan to go and see 23 Sa. 0 2 0.

Ş Days and nights nearly what is going on.
equal.

May get a 24 A 16th Sunday after Trinity. hint that will be worth more 25 Mo.

Wind

than a day's work. We must 26 Tu. ( in Perigee.

not forget that we are social

and beings, and that we owe some27 W. I gr. elon. E. rain. thing to society and to the world. 28 Th. gr. el. E. Very high tid. Now is the time to select seed 129 Fr. St. Michael.

corn for use next year. Go 30 Sa. St. Jerome. 6W 6 kc.

round and mark the ripest and best ears, so that you'll know them.

1882.

OCTOBER, Tenth Month.

O's Declination.

Astronomical Calculations.
Days. d. m. Days. d. m. Days. d. m. Days. d. m. Days. d. m.

1 3 S.20 7 5 39 13 7 55 19 10 8 25 12 15
2 3 43 8 6 2 14 8 18 2010 29 26 12 35
3 4 7 9

6 25 15 8 40 21 10 51 27 12 56 4 4 30 10 6 48 16 9 2 22 11 12 28 13 16

4 53 11 7 10 17 9 24 23 11 33 29 13 36 5 16 12 7 33 18 9 46 24 11

54 30 13 55

( Last Quarter, 3d day, 9h. 33m., evening, E.

New Moon, 12th day, 1h. 17m., morning, W.
D First Quarter, 19th day, 7h. 10m., evening, W.
O Full Moon, 26th day, 9h. 50m., morning, W.

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7 1 279 6 Fr. 6 2 5 33 11 31 3 45 12 24 7 71 h’rt | 0 42 7 46 280 7 Sa. 6 3 5 31 11 28 3 48 12 25 8 84 h'rt 1 41 8 30 281 88.6 55 30 11 25 3 51 12 26 9

97 bel.

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6 24 morn. 300 27 Fr. 6 27 5 0 10 33 4 43 16 15 111 n'k rises 0 15 301 28 Sa. 16 29 4 59 10 30 4 46 16 16 0 03 arm 6 37 1 14 302 29 S. 6 30 4 57 10 27 4 49 16 17 1 11 arm 7 32 2 12 303 30 M. 6 31 4 56 10 25 4 51 16 18 18 24 br. 8 31 3 9 304/31 Tu.16 32 4 55 10 234 53 16 19 23 3 br. 9 37 4 3

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D. W.

Aspects, Holidays, Events,

Weather, &c.

Farmer's Calendar.

11 A 17th Sunday after Trinity. The teams are strong now, 2 Mo. (runs high.

and all right for a good day's 3 Tu. 646.

Cooler.

work. It is best to plough in

the fall, where the land is level 4W. Vermont legislature (biennial) meets.

and not too apt to wash. Stiff 5 Th. { Offenbach, celebrated composer, died,

or clay lands are all the better 6 Fr. 8 gr. hel. 1. S. Very low ti. for the weathering they get 7 Sa. Eith

Prot. Benj. Pierce, distinguished turned up to the frosts. Get in mathematician, died, 1880, aged 71.

the beets and the mangolds. It 8 A 18th Sunday after Trinity. is safe to let the swedes grow till 9 Mo. (in Apogee. 6 (. next month. Pick the apples 10 Tu.

Fine. and dig the potatoes. It is about 11 W. 8 stat. gr. hel. lat. S.

time to get in the corn, too, and

But joy goes 12 Th. 13 15th. Celebration at Cologne of comple- to husk it out. tion of Cathedral, hegun in 1248. with the work

now, for it 13 Fr. 16.8 , 680, 60 C. all seems to amount to some14 Sa. in 8. High tides. thing. The evenings grow long, 15 A 19th Sun. af. Trin. 68C. and that reminds us that they 16 Mo. (runs low. ó ou Scorpii.

must be improved. Time, they

say, is the stuff that life is made 17 Tu. Length of night 13h. lm. of, and life, for most folks, is 18 W. St. Luke Evangelist. A storm none too long, but some seem 19 Th. 4 stationary: { Swallis, ofs.corn to live more in twenty years, 20 Fr. Low tid. El miedousthoress, than others do in forty. They

make the most of time. We 21 Sa. Columbus discovers America, 1492. is

must try not to outlive our use22 A 20th Sunday after Trinity. fulness to mankind. It is a 23 Mo. 22d. 6 $ 0, inferior. at bad plan to feed the lots down 24 Tu. Cin Perigee. { baged 70, 1852.

Daniel Webster d. closely. You can't eat your

cake and have it too. The fall 25 W. St. Crispin. $ in 8.

feed may be tempting, but it 26 Th.

hand. will ruin the fields for hay. A 27 Fr. 6° 0,6 hc. Very h. tid. partial feeding off where the 28 Sa." St. Simon and St. Jude. Very grass is heavy may do, but to 29 A 21st $. af. Trin. Gruns. h. gnaw it down to the ground

The cows ought

spoils the lot. 30 Mo. & in Perihelion. 646.

to go into the barn these cold 31 Tu. All-Hallows Eve.

cold. nights.

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(Last Quarter, 2d day, 2h. 14m., evening, W.
• New Moon, 10th day, 6h. 35m., evening, W.

First Quarter, 18th day, 3h. 57m., morning, W.
O Full Moon, 24th day, 9h. 18m., evening, E.

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1 29 7 51 310 6 M. 6 40 4 4710 75 9 16 25 81 84 bel. 2 27 8 33 311| 7 Tu. 6 414 4610 5.5 11 16 26 9 94 rei. 3 24 9 15 312 8 W.6 424 45 10 35 13 16 27 98 10 rei. 4 23 9 58 313 9 Th. 6 44 4 4410 05 16 16 28 101 101 sec. 5 22 10 43 314 10 Fr. 6 45 4 43 9 58 5 18 16 0 11 113 sec. 6 22 11 30 315 11 Sa. 6 46 4 42 9 56 5 20 16 1117

sec. sets

0 19 316 12 S.6 48 4 41 9 53 5 23 16 2 0 04|thi. | 6 2 1 11 317 13M. 16 49 4 40 9 515 25 16 3 03| 1 |thi. | 6 56 2 4 318 14 Tu. 6 50 4 39 9 495 27 15 4 13 ko. 7 55 2 57 319 15 W. 6 51 4 38 9 47 5 29 15 5 2

24 kn.

8 59 3 51 320 16 Th. 6 53 4 37 9 44 5 32 15 6 23 31 legs 10 6 4 43 321 17 Fr. 6 54 4 36 9 425 34 15 7 3

4 legs 11 14 5 35 322 18 Sa. 6 55 4 35 9 40 5 36 15 8 4 5 feet morn. 6 26 323 19 S. 6 56 4 34 9 38 5 38 14 9 5 6 feet 0 24 7 17 324 20 M. 6 57 4 34 9 37 5 39 14 10 6+ 7 feet 1 35 8 9 325 21 Tu. 6 59 4 33 9 34 5 42 14 11 718 h'd 2 47 9 3 32622 W. 7 0 4 32 9 32 5 44 14 12 819 hd 4 0 9 58 327/23 Th. 7 14 32 9 31 5 45 13 13 93 10 n'k 5 13 10 56 328 24 Fr. 7 24 31 9 29 5 47 13 0 101 11 o'k 6 24 11 54 329 25 Sa. 7 3 4 31 9 28 5 48 13 15 111 112 arm rises morn. 330 26 S.7 44 30 9 26 5 50 12 16 04 arm 6 14 0 52 331 27 M. 7 64 30 9 24 5 52 12 17 01 br. 7 15 1 49 332 28 Tu.7 74 29 9 22 5 54 12 18 13 13 br. 8 17 2 42 1333 29 W.17 814 29 9 21 5 55 1119 21 21 h'rt 9 19 3 33 334 30 Th.7 914 28. 9. 195 57 11 20 3 34\h'rt |10 19 4 20

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D. M.

SAmerican Army of the Revolution dis

elec. in
H., Mass.

Austria, several lives lost, 1880.

Short grow the days, and chill the air,
Hard frosts prevail; the trees are bare,
Yet lo! a southern air, a mellow haze,
And soft warm days, briny summer back again.
Aspects, Holidays, Events,

Farmer's Calendar.
Weather, &c.
À
1/W. All Saints Day. $ stationary.

It is time to close up the 2 Th. Presidential election – Garfield and field work and get ready for

winter. The last of the roots 3 Fr. banded, 1783.

must come in, and the harvest 4 Sa. Very low tides. Raw will be ended. The plough can 5 A 220 Sunday after Trinity. run, and it is a good plan to 6 Mo. (in Apo. 6 C. (the State turn up the sod to the weather.

It does it good to freeze and to 7 Tu. gr. elong. W.

and Conn. thaw. If you laid in a store of 8W. 39th, Violent earthquake in Southern

dry muck in the hot days of 9|Th. 13 8 , 8 go. weather. summer, now is the time to 10 Fr. O eclipsed, invis. in U.S. begin to use it. Muck is a good 11 Sa. St. Martin. 6 8 C.

Finer. thing to have. It saves a great

deal of waste. It is worth its 12 A 230 Sunday after Trinity. cost to use on high land, at any 13 Mo. ( runs low, ó (. tiine, but more than that to use 14 Tu. 8 h O. [12th. High tides. in the barn and under it. Then, 15 W. 2 stationary:[13

12th. Look out for too, we can often make a ditch

shooting stars. 16 Th. Length of night 14h. 17m. drain to carry off the water, and

to get at it that will serve as a 17 Fr.

Rain or a drain in low land is always in 18 Sa. Low tides.

Snow.

Don't forget to trim the 19 A 24th Sunday after Trinity. grape vines and the apple trees. 20 Mo. Sir Alex, Cockburn, lord chief justice of It is just the best time to do it. England, died, aged 78, 1880.

The fall feed is worth as much 21 Tu.

High winds.

on the ground as it is to be 22 W. St. Cesilia. (in Perigee. eaten off. It serves as a mulch 23 Th. 16°C. $25th. Evacuation of New to protect the roots of the grass, 24 Fr. 6h(. 26th:Crh. 6 HC. and it won't do to gnaw it down

too close. Better begin on the 25 Sa. Very high tides.

winter stores of hay than to 26 A 25th Sunday after Trinity. leave the ground bare as the 27 Mo. 329th. King of Spaint married 1979 Arch- cold comes on.

It costs more 28 Tu. 30th. Preliminary treaty of peace and than it comes to. Now is the

acknowledgment of American. Inde- time to look out for the winter's 29 W. (pendence, signed at Paris, 1782.

supply of wood. It is a good plan 30 Th. St. Andrew.

Cold.I to have a year's stock on hand.

use.

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