MASS. AGRICUL. COLLEGE, AMHERST, MASS. Three tms, 13 w. each; begin 2d Th. Sept., 4th Th. Jan., and 1st Th. May. LAWRENCE SCIEN. SCHOOL (HARV. COLL.), CAMBRIDGE, MASS.-The year is the same as Harvard College.

MASS. INS. OF TECHNOLOGY, BOSTON. -Acad, yr 1st. Mon. Oct. to 1st Mon. Jun. WORC. CO. FREE INSTIT. OF INDUST. SCIENCE, WORCESTER, MASS.-2 tms; 1st, fm 2d Tu. Sept. to last Fri. Jan.; 2d, from 3d Tu. Feb. to 1st Frid. July.



EASTERN NORMAL SCHOOL, CASTINE, ME.-3 terms, fm 3d Wed. in Aug. 13 w., fm 1st Mo. in Dec. 12w., fm 1st Mo. in

Mch. 12w.

WESTERN NORMAL SCHOOL, FARMINGTON, ME.-Sch. yr. beg. last Th. Aug., ends 1st. Th. July; 2 terms., 20 w. each; recess, one week in each term.

STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, JOHNSON, VT.- Fall tm. 11w., beg. last Wed. Aug.; winter term, 10 w., beg. last Wed. Nov.; spring tm 11 w., beg. 3d Wed. Feb.; summer tm, 10 w., beg. 2d Wed. May. Exam. for admis., first day of each term.

STATE NORM. SCHOOL, RANDOLPH CENTRE, VT. - Fall term, 11 w., beg. 4th Wed. Aug., followed without vaca. by tm of 10 w.; spring tm, 11 w., beg. 2d Wed. Feb., followed, without vaca., by a term of 10 w. Exam. for admis. Tues. before and Mon. after Spring and Fall terms.

STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, NEW BRITAIN, CONN.-School year consists of 40 w., beg. in Sept.

NORMAL SCHOOLS OF Mass.-In each of these the course of study occupies 2 years, or 4 tms, each tm including 19 ws. study and 1 w. rec. Exam. for admis., at beg. of each term, will take place:· At Salem, Tu. Feb. 14 and Tu. Aug. 29; Westfield, Th., Feb. 16, and Th. Aug. 31; Bridgewater, Tu., Feb. 21, and Tu. Sept. 5; Framingham,Th., Feb. 23, and Th. Sept. 7.


ESSEX, at Ipswich, on the 2d Tues. of April; at Salem, on the 2d Tues. of July; at Newburyport, on the 2d Tues. of Oct.; and at Lawrence, on the last Tues. of Aug.; and on the 4th Tues. of Dec., at Ipswich, Salem, or Newburyport, as they shall order at their next preceding term. MIDDLESEX, at Cambridge, on the 1st Tues. of Jan., and the 1st Tues. of June; and at Lowell, on the 1st Tues. of Sept.

WORCESTER, at Worcester, on the 4th Tu. of March, the 3d Tu. of June, the 2d Tu. of Sept., and the 4th Tu. of Dec. HAMPSHIRE, at Northampton, on the 1st Tues. of March, Sept., and Dec., and on the Tues. next after the 2d Mon. of June. FRANKLIN, at Greenfield, on the 1st Tues. of March and Sept., and the 2d Tues. of June and Dec.

HAMPDEN, at Springfield, on the 2d Tues. of April, the 1st Tues. of Oct., and the 4th Tues. of June and Dec.

BERKSHIRE, at Pittsfield, on 1st Tu. of Apl., July, and Sept., and last Tu. Dec. NORFOLK, at Dedham, on the 3d Tucs. of April, the 4th Tues. of June and Sept., and the last Wed. of Dec.

PLYMOUTH, at Plymouth, on the 1st Tues. of Jan., the 3d Tues. of March, and the 1st Tues. of Aug.

BRISTOL, at Taunton, on the 4th Tues. of March and Sept.

BARNSTABLE, at Barnstable, on the 2d Tues. of April and Oct.

DUKES COUNTY, at Edgartown, on the
Wed. next after the 3d Mon. of May, and
the Wed. next after the 2d Mon. of Nov.
(Corrected 1870.)

(Corrected 1870.)

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2d District, Samuel B. Noyes, Canton.
3d District, C. M. Ellis, Boston.
4th District, S. L. Thorndike, Boston.
5th District, Benj. C. Perkins, Salem.
6th District, E. J. Sherman, Lawrence.
7th District, A. F. Jewett, Lowell.
8th District, Peter C. Bacon, Worcester.
9th District, I. F. Conkey, Amherst.
10th Dist., Gideon Wells, Springfield.

1st District, J. M. Clarke, Providence.
2d District, William W. Hoppin, Prov-


1st District, John Hooker, Hartford. 2d District, E. K. Foster, New Haven. 3d District, Robert Coit, Jr., New London.

4th District, William K. Seely, Bridgeport.

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Winter, still I see
Many charms in thee,

Love thy chilly greeting,

Snow storms fiercely beating,

And the dear delights

Of thy long, long nights. From the German.

Aspects, Holidays, Events,
Weather, &c.

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Druns high.

Fenelon died, 1715.

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lion straight in the face. Get your bearings, and then go ahead.

How is it about the stock this cold weather? Are the cows Inf. season. well cared for, well sheltered, D.D in Perigee. well fed? A few turnips every day will be a grateful change from dry hay. How about the pigs? A few raw mangolds every day will keep them healthy and in good condition. Pigs are fond of mangolds. They seem to have a "sweet tooth." All the beets are full of sugar, you know. How is it about the hens?

16 Mo. 21st. Louis XVI. beheaded, 1793. 17 Tu. 18 W. 8 19 Th. Dru. low. Signs of snow. 20 Fr.D. in Aphelion. 21 Sa. in Aphelion. D. 22 A. 30 Sun. after Epiphany. 23 Mo. [22d. Very high tides. 24 Tu. Much more pleasant. 25 W. Conversion of St. Paul. 26 Th. D. 25th. Rob't Burns born, 1759. they laying as they ought to? If 27 Fr. [29th. stat. Din Apo. you feed a hen right, and keep 28 Sa. Peter the Great died, 1725. A storm her warm, dry, and clean, she 29 A. 4th Sun. after Epiphany. spring. Eggs are high now: will lay in winter as well as 30 Mo. Very low tides. is near. make the most of them. How 31 Tu. & D. Cold Tuesday, 1815.. is it about the wood pile?




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And hope in Him whate'er betide;
Thou'lt find Him in the evil days
Thy all-sufficient strength and guide.
From the German.

Aspects, Holidays, Events,
Weather, &c.

1 W. 2d. D runs. high.

2 Th. Purifica. of V. Mary.

Farmer's Calendar.

Very You might as well have a plan Canabout everything as not. In the first place do up the chores. The cows and the young stock need a high winds and stormy. close watch this cold weather.

3 Fr. 6 HD. [dlemas Day. 4 Sa.

6 Mo.

Rather finer

7 Tu. Charles Dickens born, 1812. 8 W. High tides.


5 A. Septuagesima Sunday. An animal well wintered is half well summered, you know. The roots go fast nowadays. feed some roots, don't you? It's a good plan to have a lot of turnips and mangolds on hand. Cooler, They help out the hay better than with rain or snow. anything that I have found.

9 Th. 63 D. few days. 10 Fr. 2 stationary. 11 Sa.

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good root-cutter is one of the things that a farmer ought not to be without. It slices up the tur

14 Tu. Low tides. St. Valentine, nips at a great rate. Better be Cold. without a hay-cutter enough Grows finer, with sight.

15 W. D runs low.

16 Th.

17 Fr.


snow or

Feed roots to cows just after milking, and they won't make the milk taste badly. Don't 18 Sa. Luther died, 1516. rain. begin on the mangolds till after 19 A. Quinq. or Shrove Sunday. the turnips are all gone. They 20 Mo. 6 D. 19th. Galileo born, 1504. are apt to scour the cattle early in the winter. They grow better 21 Tu. Shrove Tuesday. Hi. tides. as the season advances, just as 22 W. Ash Wed. 12 SWABHINGTON born, some other things do in growing 23 Th.D. in Aphelion. older. To cure lice on cattle let 24 Fr. St. Matthias. died; Adams them stand and lie in air-slaked 1848. lime. 25 Sa. Revolution in Paris, 23d, 24th, & 25th, 1848. Sprinkle it over them also, and rub it into their hair. 26 A. 1st Sunday in Lent. High It will cure foot-rot, or foul in the 27 Mo. 6 2 D. bon, 1796. Great Earthquake at Lis- foot, also. Give all cattle a good 28 Tu. 26th. Din Apo. winds. carding every day. It will do them good. That wood pile needs looking after. Chopping wood is good exercise, and it won't hurt anybody. Can't you find a little time for reading and study this dull weather? Then there's the Farmer's Club. Learn something every day.

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