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SEPTEMBER hath 30 days.

We too have Autumns, when our leaves
Drop loosely through the dampened air;
When all our good seems bound in sheaves,
And we stand reaped and bare.

Aspects, Holidays, Events,
Weather, &c.

Farmer's Calendar.

ANIMALS to be fattened should

have greater care now. They will begin to take on flesh rapidly as the cooler weather approaches. Good pasturage, and a liberal feeding of corn or oil meal daily, will soon give them a start. Don't

warm

eat down the fall feed on the mowing lots too closely. Many weather. farmers make a great mistake by 9 Th..Citize confrost and, or turning in the cattle as soon as the 10 Fr. 2 stationary.

Rox

11 Sa. 6 h.

in Maine.

crop is off, keeping the aftermath fed down all the season. It leaves 12 C. 16th Sunday after Trinity. positive injury to the field. Let the grass roots exposed, and is a 13 Mo. in Aph. Lo. ti. {State election the second crop get well started in 8. runs low. before turning stock upon it, and Becomes then a portion of it will be trodden down, and so remain to protect the roots in winter. Some of the crops will be harvested this Beans should be pulled and after they have turned yellow, and

14 Tu.

15 W.

16 Th.

17 Fr.

18 Sa.

19 C. 20 Mo.

19th. Sir Fred. Bruce

d. at Boston, 1.53,67. unpleasant before being thrashed.
laid up on stakes or poles to dry

Many

Look

25 Sa.

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out

21 Tu. St. Matt. in Apo. H. ti. pieces of corn may be cut up and 22 W. Oent.. Aut. beg. 6. stooked towards the end of the 23 Th. Days and nights nearly eq. month. Take it when the ear is 24 Fr. 6. well glazed. The lower leaves of mangolds may be stripped off and fed to stock. A little thinning for out may still be of service here and there, and a sweet bit given frosts. to the cows. Winter wheat ought 29 W. Mich. Day. Cru. h. Lo. ti. to go in immediately on land well C.{at Salisbury, N. H., a. 105. Mrs. Betsey Eastman died prepared and mellow.

26 C. 18th Su. af. Trin. 27 Mo.

early

28 Tu.

Soak in

Th. &

strong brine over night, and roll in plaster or lime before sowing.

S

4 Sa.

1W. Cru. high. Expect more
2 Th. 6 H C New Style adopted, 1752.
3 Fr. h. Oliver Cromwell died, 1658.
in 8. General Congress at Phil-
5 C. 15th S.af.T. Dog Days end.
6 Mo. in Perigee. High tides.
7 Tu. 6 C. S State election in
8 W. 69.

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OCTOBER, Tenth Month.

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New Moon, 5th day, 9h. 35m., morning. First Quarter, 12th day, 5h. 18m., morning. Full Moon, 20th day, 9h. 13m., morning. Last Quarter, 28th day, 3h. 50m., morning.

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OCTOBER hath 31 days.

Farmer's Calendar.

1 Fr.

1839.

2 Sa.

Western Railroad opened to Springfield, SEE that the eaves troughs are
3d. Elias Howe, inventor of the sewing all right on the barns and sheds.
machine, died, aged 48, 1867.
The water from the roof is a great

3 C. 4 Mo.

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ears for seed corn.

canker worms.

19th Sunday after Trinity. injury to the manure in the yard gr. hel. lat. S. Fine all through the winter. Hurry 5 Tu.. Cin Per. Very h. t. up the fall ploughing. 3d. James Piper died at vast deal of time in the spring. Barre, Mass., a. 104, 67. All stiff soils do better for fall ploughing, and all land intended weather for spring grain should be ploughed for soon. Winter rye may now be after Trinity. sown. Save the fairest and earliest 11 Mo. 8 O. some days. The husking is at hand. Don't let the corn 12 Tu. runs low. Low tides. stand too long in the field. Sort 13 W. Chief Justice Taney died, 1864. A out all the soft and imperfect ears, 14 Th. HO. Vermont Legislature meets. and store the sound corn in airy 15 Fr. Time to begin to protect fruit trees from bins. Dig potatoes and store them Fenian alarm in England; gunboats in cellars or pits. Rake up and and troops sent to Ireland, 1867. burn the weeds to destroy the 21st Su. af. Trin. storm is seeds. The cellars should be in Aph. St. Luke, Evan. cleaned out and whitewashed, if C. [Cin Apo. this work was neglected in spring. Inf. High tides. All the buildings ought to be put 21 Th.62 C.nel, 13 lives lost, 1967. $19th. Explo. at Hoosac Tun-in order for winter use, and the stables boarded up where they 22 Fr. Virginia election on Conven- nigh. need it. All fattening stock 23 Sa. in 8. More should be fed up now with great 24 C. 22d Sunday after Trinity. care. It is the best month in the 25 Mo. 6 h. blustering year for forcing pigs, poultry, sheep, and horned cattle. They 26 Tu.&H C. runs high. take on flesh now readily if well 27 W. stationary. weather cared for. Put all stock in good in Perih. St. Simon & St. order for winter. Pumpkins, soft [Jude. Low ti. corn, small potatoes, windfall apEx-Gov. John An- and frosty may be picked up to tempt the ples, a thousand odds and ends, 23d Sun. af. Trin. nights. appetite of all kinds of stock.

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drew d., a. 49, 1867.

1869.

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Love warms earth's poorest hovel to a home,
Which, when our Autumn cometh, as it must,
And life in the chill wind shivers, bare and leafless,
Shall still be blest with Indian Summer youth.

Aspects, Holidays, Events,
Weather, &c.

1869.

's Declination.

Days of

NOVEMBER, Eleventh Month.

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O Full Moon, 19th day, 2h. 34m., moruing.
Last Quarter, 26th day, 1h. 30m., evening.

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D. M.

D. W.

NOVEMBER hath 30 days.

Aspects, Holidays, Events,
Weather, &c.

May chill November, with a thankful heart,
Smile on its ample stores of garnered fruit,
As full of sunshine to all aged eyes
As when it nursed the blossoms of their Spring.

gr. hel. lat. S. Low tides.

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Jamaica, 1867.

Farmer's Calendar.

1 Mo. All Saints Day.

Fine WINTER apples ought to be 2 Tu. 6. Cin Per. {State elec. picked by hand. It pays to take in Mass. pains with them. The windfalls 3 W. for the will do for cider and vinegar. 4 Th. gr elong. W. High tides. The corn fodder not used in the 5 Fr. 6.6 h. Gunpowder fall may now be cut and bound in 6 Sa. 69.

Plot, 1605.
season.

7 C. 24th S. af. T.
8 Mo. 8 20.

gr. h. 1. N. runs low.

small bundles for winter use. An occasional turning will dry it evenly. The root crops are now to be gathered and stored. Take

9 Tu. 6 h. Judge Collamer of Vt., the carrots first, then the sugar

died, aged 73, 1865.

10 W. 11 Th. 12 Fr.

winds

13 Sa.

South Carolina passes Const. Amend-
ment abolishing slavery, 1865.

Cool beets, mangolds, the round turnips, and the ruta bagas, in the order named. The Swedes are still growing fast, but it isn't safe to wait for hard freezing weather. Fortunate is the farmer who has a large supply of these roots for winter and spring feeding. English turnips may be fed first, and 17 W. they should last well into Decem18 Th. Statue of Edward Everett, by Story, ber, or beyond it, and then begin 19 Fr. H. tides. Fitz-Greene Halleck died, on the Swedes.

14 C.

25th S. af. Trin. (in Apo. 15 Mo. 6C.

prevail.

16 Tu. Ferguson, the astronomer, died, 1776.

62.

S Mary, Queen of Scots,
died, 1558.

set up Boston,

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aged 80, 1867.

20 Sa.

Expect

Mangolds are better in March and April. Dig a part of the parsnips, and leave 21 C. 26th Sunday after Trinity. the rest in the ground for spring 22 Mo. runs high. blustering use. All cattle ought to be housed 23 Tu. 6 H (. weather, this month. It will do them no 24 W. Prof. Benj. Silliman died, aged 84, 1864. good to lie out these cold nights. 25 Th. Sheep, also, should go to their winter quarters every night, though it may be an advantage to let them run on the pasture or fall 28 C. 1st Sunday in Advent. feed by day. They are impatient 29 Mo. of restraint. Give young stock warm stables and they rapidly im30 Tu. in 8. St. Andrew. Cin prove in flesh and growth. Kill [Perigee. hogs early.

with snow

26 Fr.

27 Sa. Low tides.

rain.

1869.

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