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AUGUST hath 31 days.

[1888.

Buttercup nodded, and said "Good-by”;

Clover and daisy went off together;
But the fragrant water lilies lie

Yet moored in the golden August weather.

CELIA TAAXTER.

D. M.

D. W.

Aspects, Holidays, Events,
Weather, &c.

Farmer's Calendar. 1/W. Lammas Day. 6 V ( 6 ho.

The grass is apt to be dry and 2 Th. V.low tides. Changeable. short just now, and it is high 3 Fr.

SothAlpheus Hardy, proinineut ctizen time to cut up a little of that

of Boston, died, 1887, aged 72. 4 Sa. ( runs high. 6th. 8 in 8. green corn that was sown in 5 G 10th Sunday after Trinity. June. It is true that it doesn't 6 Mo. Transfiguration . 6 $ ( Noro milk in the cows, some how or

seem to add much to the flow of 7 Tu. 6 h , o eclipsed, invis. other, but they eat it as if they 8 W.169 G. expect rain liked it, and so I like to see them 9 Th. foto 1e Frihless : ay die mensen inguruan to do it. It would be a good plan

worth, Ill., 1857; 80 , 150 injured. 10 Fr. St. Lawrence. & in Perih. to feed some oil meal or other 11 Sa. 6 W ( 10th. High tides. rich food while the cows are at 12 G 11th Sunday after Trinity. pasture and that, too, before the 13 Mo. 686,6 h.

with drought has spoiled the grass. 14 Tu. in Per., gr. hel. lat. N. in part in the flow of milk, and

No doubt we should get it back 15 W. Assump. of V. Mary. thunder. in part in the growth of grass in 16 Th. Low tides. 14th. 6 4 C. the pasture, for there is no kind 17 Fr. (runs low. { died, rosa e Bard of food that makes manure so

1887, aged 64. 18 Sa. 19th. Alvan Clark, teles:ope maker, rich as cotton seed or linseed

died, 1887, aged 83. 19 G 12th Sunday after Trinity. meal. They do this in England

to a far greater extent than we 20 Mo. 0210. {,

do, and it is not likely they would 21 Tu. $ gr. bel. lat. N.

do it if it did not pay. And if it 22 W. 234. Very high tides. pays there, why not here? Let 23 Th. 6 X O siip.

Hot us try it a year or two and see if 24 Fr. St. Bartholomew. OWO.

the land will not carry more 25 Sa. St. Lonis.

and close. stock, and do it better, than it 26 G 13th Sunday after Trinity. of our pastures to give them a

does now. It wouldn't hurt most 27 Mo. 28th. 6 W G.

rich top-dressing now and then, 28 Tu. St. Augustine. C in Apogee. büt most farmers seem to like to 29 W. Bekeading of St. John Baptist. use all the manure they can get 30 Th. Very low tides.

on their hoed crops. It's too bad Dry.

to let the pastures grow up to 31 Fr. 3S1st. "Camp Meeting " John Allen diod,

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1887, aged 92.

bushes and brambles.

ther, died, 1886, aged 73.

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7 288 14 S. 5 575 311 64 11 30 9 777 legs 0 19 8 7 289 15 M. 5 585 111 3 4 14 30 10 881 feet 1 24 8 55 290 16 Tu. 5 595 011. 1 4 16 30 11 89 si feet 2 28 9 40

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D. M.

D. W.

Aspects, Holidays, Events,

Farmer's Calendar. Weather, &c. 1 Mo. 6h (.{lster Bletes of Airbela: Alexan

The mangolds are to come in def. Darius, B. 2 Tu. 21. Samuel Adams died, 1903.

this month. The cows are fond 3 W. 30. Legislature meets in Vermont.

of the tops, and they will do them 4 Th. 7th. Very high tides.

good. The carrots, too, are to be

got in, and the best way is to cut 5 Fr. 6 HC.

A cold off the tops with a sharp spade as 6 Sa. 6 ! ( 6 $ (. rain they stand in the ground, and 7 G 19th Su. af. Tr. ( in Per. then rake them up to feed once 8 Mo. gr. elong. E., 640 a day to the cows. Run the

9 Tu. 6$ 4,68 (. storm. plough along near the rows to 10W.. in 9, 6 HO. Clears.

loosen them, when they can be

taken out with a fork. It is slow 11 Th. 38th. Austin Franklin Pike, U. S. senator from N. H., died, 1886, aged 67.

and hard work to pull them 12 Fr.

10th. William H. Seward died, 1872,
aged 71.

hand, and the plough saves time 13 Sa. Low tides. 11th. (ru.low. and work. The carrot is rather 14 G 20th Sunday after Trinity. costly to raise and there is some 15 Mo. 14th. $ gr. hel. lat. S.

doubt if it pays as well as the 16 Tu. 14th. Battle of Hastings, 1066.

mangold to raise for stock, but it

is ever so handy to have a few 17 W. 18th. High tides. Cool

to feed out in cold weather. 18 Th. St. Luke, Evangelist. and Forest leaves make fine bedding, 19 Fr. 319th. Cornwallis surrendered at York|

and it is worth while to rake them 20 Sa. 8 stat.

pleasant. up and get them in before the 21 G 21st Sunday after Trinity.

snow flies. A few loads will come 22 Mo. ( in Apogee, 6 °C

handy and they help to build up 23 Tu. $21st. Columbus discovered America, the manure pile, and so a few Oct. 12, 0. S., 1492.

odd hours can very well be spent 24 W. 124th. Mason Weare Tappan, American lawyer, died, 1896, aged 69.

in this work. It is best to pick 25 Th. št. Crispin. ( runs high. the winter apples by hand and 26 Fr. 24th. Daniel Webster died, 1852.

to handle them with care. They 27 Sa. Low tides.

don't bring as much as they 28 G 220 S. af. T. St. Simon & St. Jude. ought to, but well put up they

add to the income of the farm 29 Mo. 28th. 6 h (.

Colder.

and, on the whole, pay well to 30 Tu. 30th. John A. Andrew died, 1867. raise. What should do 31 w. Ali-Hallows Eve. 6 o inf. without them ?

town,

we

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