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Aspects, Holidays, Events,

Farmer's Ca ndar. Weather, &c. 1 Mo. All Saints' Day. ( in Apogee. Not much time to lose now. 2 Tu. ( runs low. {Statssachusetts

State election in The swedes must come out of the 3 W. Length of night 13h. 46m. ground and be stored soon, or 4 Th. 6 40

you will get caught by the frost.

pulled last 5 Fr. ; in Per. ó À c

month, I suppose. It is not safe

I 6 Sa. 6 h (. Very low tides. to leave them quite so late as 7 C 24th Sunday after Trinity. this, though now and then we 8 Mo. days of

7th and 8th. Execution of Captain Fey have a year when the mild, gray 9 Tu. in 9. Santiago de Cuba, 1873.

us even later.

There are many 10 W.

Signs of a storm. little odd jobs that must be done 11 Th. St. Martin. 6.

to get ready for the winter.

Grows where the cellar is apt to freeze 12 Fr. oho. OO.

it is to be banked up. Don't 13 Sa. ( in Perigee.


put the earth up over the sills, 14 C 25th Sunday after Trinity. or it will set them to rotting. 15 Mo. ( r'll.

high. Very high ti. Put hay, or straw, or tan — any16 Tu. 19th. John P. Hale died, aged 67, 1873.

thing to save the wood-work. 17 W.

Cows ought to be put in the barn $ 19th. Wm. M. Tweed, convicted, in New and well fed as the cold weather

York, of corrupt practices, for which 18 Th. he is sent to jail for 12 years, 1873. comes on, or they shrink in milk. 19 Fr. 6 HC. with gusty Feed out the pumpkins now, and 20 Sa. and piercing winds. break the sudden change from 21 C 26th Sun. af. Gr. 6 h. for stock.

grass to hay. Apples are good

Do not fear to feed 22 Mo. st. Cecilia. Low tides.

them freely, but it is safe to cut French steamer Ville du Hayre sunk by them to prevent the danger of

collision with a British ship, 24 lives choking. Trim grape vines af24 W. 25 Th. 16 8 9 { Britisk tiropor eyacuate New ter the leaves have fallen. They York city, 1783.

can be trimmed in winter, but 26 Fr. 6.4 6. 6 $ (.

now is the best time.

Have a 27 Sa. 28th. High tides. Fair. plan for everything, and live up

Make 28 C Advent Sund. ( in Apo. to it as near as you can.

It 29 Mo. 69(. ( runs low.

the most of Thanksgiving.

is one of our old landmarks that 30 Tu. St. Andrew. Continues fair. we must cling to, and hand down

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Aspects, Holidays, Events,

Farmer's Calendar. Weather, &c. 1 W. Length of night 14h. 43.. Every farmer and every far2 Th.

A snow storm. mer's boy ought to learn to appre3 Fr. 4th. Thomas Carlyle born, 1795.

ciate the value of time. The

winter gives relief to the tired 4 Sa. 16 h.

é o c.

Fair. muscles, and the evenings invite 5 C 2d Sunday in Advent. to study and mental culture. It is 6 Mo. St. Nicholas. Very low tides. a sad mistake to let them go by 7 Tu. 6th. United States Congress meets.

without getting from them a har8 W. 18.... Sup. Coure, ale, aged 81, 1873. $ 1.3th. Samuel Nelson, ex-assoc. justice vest of thought and growth equal

to and of far greater worth than 9 Th. 8 in 88. 6 V C.

that you have compelled from the 10 Fr.

Marshal Bazaine found guilty of treason too reluctant earth through the

and condemned to death. 11 Sa. afterwards commuted to twenty years' long days of summer. Knowl12 C 30 Sund. in adv. (in Per. edge is power, and it always will

be in a civilized community; and 13 Mo. q in Aph. ( runs high. so we must give up mind and 14 Tu. Very high ti. {waged into modied, heart, so far as we can, to the ac15 W. high Prof. Louis Agassiz died, aged 66, quisition of knowledge, and to 16 Th. 10 (.

Extremely cold. discipline, and train, and develop

all the faculties. But there are 17 Fr.

with swift winds. the chores to do, and the stock 18 Sa. Length of night 1th. 57mn. in the barn to take care of. Feed 19 C 4th Sun. in Adv. & in Aph. out the English turnips now, 20 Mo. 19th to 22d, shortest days in the year.

when it will be time to begin on

the swedes. They have a cheap 21 Tu. St. Thomas. 22d. Low tides. root-cutter now that will chop 22 W. lo ent. 29. WINTER BEGINS. them up fine enough to feed to 23 Th. 25th. ( in Apogee. sheep in an incredibly short time. 24 Fr. 646.

26th. 6 $ sup. All the labor we can do by ma25 Sa. CHRISTMAS Day.

chine-power saves the wear and

tear of muscle, and leaves us 26 C 1st Su. af. Chr. St. Stephen. more leisure to devote to other 27 Mo. St. John, Evangelist. 6 $ c. pursuits. We depend a good 28 Tu. Holy Innocents. High tides.

deal on the woodpile in winter, 29 W. 6? ( 27th.runs low. and it will not do to neglect that

Dry and well-seasoned wood 30 Th. 28th. Macaulay died, 1859.

costs less than green, for it is 31 Fr. 6 hc

Pleasant. better and more economical.



(Corrected Sept. 1871.) SUPREME COURT.-At Washington. Court comes in 2d Monday in October.

The Supreme Court of the United States consists of one Chiefand eight Associate Justices. There are nine judicial circuits, and to each of these is assigned one of the justices. By a law passed in 1869, there are also mme Circuit Judges, each of whom is to reside in his Circuit. The Circuits and justices are as follows:

First Circuit (Maine, N. H., Mass., R. I.), Nathan Clifford, of Portland, Me., Asso. Justice. Second (Vt., Conn., Y. Y.), Ward Ilunt, of Utica, New York, As. J. Third (Penn., N. J., Del.). Wm. Strong, of Philadelphia, Pa., As. J. Fourth (Md., V'R., W. Va., N. C., S. C.), Murrison R. Waito, of 01:0, Chief Justice. Firth (Geo., Fla., Ala., Miss., la.. Tex), Joseph P. Bindles, of Newark. N. J.. As. J. Sirth (Ohio, Mich., ken., Tenn.). Noah H. Swayne. of Columbus, O., As. J. Serenth (Ind., III., Wis.), David Davis, of Bloomington, III., As. J. Eighth (Min., Iowa, Mo., Kan., Ark., Veb.), Samuel F. Miller, ot Keokuk, Iowa, As. J. Vinth (Cal., Oregon, Nev.), Stephen J. Field, of San Francisco), Cal., As. J.; Clerk, D. W. Middleton, Washington, D.C.

UNITED STATES CIRCUIT COURTS IN at Bangor, 4th Tues. in June. In New THE FIRST AND SECOND EASTERN CIR. HAMPSHIRE - at Portsmouth, 3d Tues. CUITS. - IN MAINE — at Portland, 230 in March and Sept.; at Exeter, 3d Tues. Apr. and 238 Sept. In N. ILAMPSHIRE - in June and Dec. In MASSACHUSETTS at Portsmouth, May 8, and at Exeter, Oct. at Boston, 3d Tues. in Mar., 4th Tues. 8. I! MASSACHUSETTS — at Boston, May in June, 2d Tues. in Sept., and 1st Tues. 15 and Oct. 15. In CoxNECTICUT — at N. in Dec. In CONNECTICUT — at Hartford, Haven, 4th Tues. in Apr., and at Hartford, 4th Tues. in May and Nov.; at N. Haven, 3d Tues, in Sept. In RHODE ISLAND - at 4th Tues. in Feb, and Aug. In RHODE Providence, June 15, and Nov. 15. In ISLAND — at Newport, 2d Tues. in May VERMONT - at Windsor, 3d Tu. May, at and 3d Tues. in Oct.; at Providence, 1st Rutland 1st Tu, Oct., and at Burlington, Tues. in Feb. and Aug. In VERMONT – 4th Tues. in Feb.

Windsor, 3d Tu. May: Rutland, 1st Tu. IF If the illys hrppen on Sunday, the Oct.; Burlington, 4th Tues. Fob. Court comes in the Monday following. U.'S. District Courts have jurisdiction

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTS. in l'ankruptcy cases, and are always open In MAINE — at Portland, 1st Tues. in Feb. for such business. and Dec.; at Bath, 1st Tues. in Sept.;!


(Corrected 1874.) SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT. LAW, ver, last Tu. Feb. and 2d Tu. Sept. SagTERMS. - Augusta, 4th Tues. May. Port-adahoc Co., at Bath, 1st Tu. Ap. and 3d land, 3d Tu. July. Bangor, 3d Tu. June. Tu. Aug. and Dec. (Dec. term for Civil

SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT. CIVIL AND Actions only.) Somerset Co., at SkowheCRIMINAL ACTioNs.- Androscoggin Co., gan, 3d Tu. Mar., Sept., and Dec. WalAuburn, 3d Tu. Jan.,Ap.,and Sep. Aroos- do Co., at Belfast, 1st Tu. Jan., and 3d took Co., Houlton, last Tu. Feb., 3d Tu. Tu. in Ap. and Oct. Washington Co., at Sep. b. Co., Civil only, Portland, 2d Machias, 1st Tues. of Jan. and 1st Tues. Tu. Jan., Apr., and Oct. Franklin Co., at of Oct.; and at Calais, 4th Tu. Ap. York Farmington, 1st Tu. Mar.and 4th Tu.Sept. Co., Saco, 1st Tu. Jan.; Alfred, 3d Tu. Hincock Co., at Ellsworth, 2d Tu.Ap. and May, and 3d Tu. Sept. Oct. Kennebec Co., at Augusta, 1st Tu. THE SUPERIOR COURT FOR CUMBERMar., 1st Tu. Aug., 3d Tu. Oct. Knox Co., LAND COUNTY has exclusive jurisdiction at Rockland, 2d Tu. Mar. and Dec., 3d Tu. in civil actions from $20 to $500, and conSept. Lincoln Co., at Wiscasset, 4th Tu. current jurisdiction with S. J. Court in Ap., 4th Tu. Oct. Oxford Co., at Paris, 2d actions exceeding $500, and criminal juTues. Mar., 3d Tues, Sept., and 1st Tues. risdiction in all actions. Court sits for Dec. Penobscot Co., at Bangor, Civil trial of civil actions exclusively, 1st Tu. Actions, 1st Tues. in Jan., April, and of Feb., Mar., Apr., Oct., Nov., and Dec.; Oct.; Criminal Actions, 1st Tues. Feb. and for civil and criminal cases, 1st Tues. and 20 Tu. Aug. Piscataquis Co., at Do- of Jan., May, and September. COURTS IN THE STATE OF VERMONT.

(Corrected Sept. 1871.) SUPREME COURT.-Gen. term at Mont


COUNTY COURTS. Middlebury, 1st pelier in ()'t, or Nov. Middlebury, 1st Tues, in June, and 2d in Dec. Rutland, 2d Mo. af. 3d Tu.Jan. Rutland, ist Mo, af. Tucs. in Mar. and Sept. Manchester, 1st 4th Tu. Jan. Manchester, 20 Tu. after Tues. in June, and Bennington, 1st Tues. 4th Tues. in Jan. Newfane, Mon. follow- in Dec. Newfane, 2d Tues. in April and ing 21 Tues. aft. 4th Tucs. in Jan. Wood- Sept. Woodstock, 4th Tues. in dlay, and stock, 1st Thurs. aft, 4th Tu, next aft. 4th 1st in Dec. Chelsea, Ist Tu. in June, and Tu. in Jan. Chelsea, 6th Tu. aft. 4th Tu. 3d in Dec. Burlington, 1st Tues. in April, in Jan. Burlington, 1st Tu in Jan. St. 'and 4th in Sept. St. Albans, 2d Tues, in Albans, 1st. Von. aft. 21 Tu.in Jan. North April and Sept. North Hero, last Tues. in Hero, st Fri. aft. 3d Tues. in Jan. Hyde Feb. and Aug. Hyde Park, 4th Tues, in Park, 3d Tues. in Aug. Montpelier, 2d May, and 4th in Dec. Montpelier, 2d Tu. Tues. in Aug. Trasburg, 1st Thurs. next in Mar. and Sept. Irasburg, ist Wed. aft. 3d Tues, in Aug. St. Johnsbury, 1st after 1st Tues, in Sept and 1st Tu. in Feb. Thurs. next aft. 4th Tues. in Aug. Guild- St. Johnsbury, 1st Tues. in June and Dec.

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(Corrected 1874.) SUPERIOR COURT OF JUDICATURE. - Rochester, 1st Tues. of July and Dec. Two terms are held each year, on the 1st Farmington, 1st Tues. of Apr. and Sept. Tu. of June and the 1st Tù. of Dec., both Somersworth, 1st Tues. of Feb., June and at Concord.

Nov.-BELKYAP Co.: Laconia, 3d Tues. Circuit COURT. – At Portsmouth, 3d of every month. - CARROLL Co.: ConTues. Oct., and Exeter, 3d Tues. Jan. and way, 1st Tu. Jan., May, and Sept. ; West 20 Tu. of April, for Co. of Rockingham. Ossipee, ist Tues. Feb., June, and Oct.; At Dover, 2d Tues. of Feb., and 1st Tues. Ossipee Corner, 1st Tues. March, July, of Sept., for Co. of Strafford. At Laconia, and Nov.; Wolfeborough Junction, ist 4th Tues. of Mar., and the 4th Tues. of Tues. April, August, and Dec. - MERRISept., for the Co. of Belknap. At Ossipee, MACK Co.: Concord, 4th Tues. of every 3d Tu. Ap. and Oct. for Co. of Carroll. At month; Franklin, 2d Tues. of Feb., May, Concord, 1st Tues. of Oct., and 1st Tues. Aug. and Nov.- HILLSBOROUGH Co.: of April, for Co. of Merrimack. At Am- Manchester, 4th Tues. of Jan., March, herst, 1st Tues. of May, at Manchester, May, July, Sept. and Nov. Nashua, 4th 1st Tues. of Jan., and at Nashua, 1st Tues. Tues. of Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct. of Sept. for Co. of Hillsborough. At and Dec. Hillsboro' Bridge, Frid. after Keene, 1st Tues. of April and 3d Tues. 4th Tues. Jan. Francestown, Frid. aster of Oct., for Co. of Cheshire. At Newport, 4th Tues. April, July and Oct. Amherst, 4th Tues. of Jan. and 1st Tues. of Sept., Frid. aft. 4th Tues. Feb., June, Sepi. for Co. Sullivan. At Haverhill, 4th Tues. and Dec. Peterborough, Frid. aft. 4th of Mar. and 4th Tues. Sept., for the West. Tu. of May and Aug. Mason Village, Jud. Dist., and at Plymouth, 1st Tues. of Frid. after 4th Tues. of March and Noy. May and Nov. for the Eastern Jud. Dist., CHESHIRE Co.: Keene, 1st and 3d Fri. Grafton Co. At Colebrook, 1st Tu. of Feb. every month.-SULLIVAN Co.: Newport, and 3d Tu. Aug., for Nor. Ju. Dist. Coös. last Wed. of Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct. At Lancaster, 4th Tu. of Apr. and 1st Tu. and Dec. Claremont, last Wed. of Jan., of Nov. for South. Jud. Dist. of Coös. Mar., May, July, Sept. and Nov.-GRAF

PROBATE COURTS. ROCKINGHAM CO.: TON Co.: Lisbon, 3d Tues, of Ap. and Exeter, Wed. next after 1st Tues. of Oct. Plymouth, 1st Tu. of May and Nov. Apr., Wed. next after 3d Tues, of Feb., Canaan, 1st Tu. of June and Dec. HaverMar., and Aug , and Wed. next after 2d hill, 3d Tu. March and Sept. Bristol, 3d Tues. of each other month. Portsmouth, Tu. July: Littleton, 3d Tu. Jan. Went3d Tu. Mar., and 2d Tu. Jan., May, July, worth, 3d Tu. Aug. Orford, 3d Tu. Feb. Sept., and Nov. Derry, 3d Tues. Feb. Lebanon, 1st Tues. March and Sept. and 2d Tues. June and Oct. Raymond, Coos Co.: Colebrook, 1st Tues, of Feb. 1st Tues. April, 3d Tues. Aug., and 2d and Sept. Lancaster, 1st Tues, of Jan., Tues. Dec. STRAFFORD Co.: Dover, 1st March, May, July, and Nov. Tues. of Jan., Mar., May, Aug., and Oct. COURTS IN THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT.

(Corrected 1874.) SUPREME COURT8. - 1st District (Hart- | April, 3d Tues. Sept., and 'st Tu. Nov.; ford, Tolland, and Middlesex Cos.) - 4th at Middletown, 1st Tues. Feb., 3d Tu. in Tu. in Feb., and 2d Tues. in Sept. 20 July, and 1st Tues. in Dec.; at Haddam, District (New Haven Co.)1st Tues. in 2d Tues. in April, and 2d Tues. in Oct.; April, and 2d Tues. in Nov. 3d District at Tolland, 1st Tues. in Feb., 2d Tues. in (N. London and Windham Cos.)— 2d Tu. April, 1st Tu. in Sept., and 1st Tues. in in March, and 4th Tues. in Oct. 4th Dec.; at Danbury, 1st Tu. June, 4th Tu. District (Litchfield and Fairfield Cos). - Aug., and 3d Tu. Oct.; at Bridgeport, 3d At Bridgeport, last Tues in Jan. and 2d Tues. in Feb., 1st Tues. In Mar., 4th Tu. Tu. in Oct.; at Litchfield, 2d Tu. in June. in Aug., 3d Tu. in Oct., and 2d Tu, in Dec.

The place where each term of the COURTS OF COMMON PLEAS.-At HartCourt shall be held, in each judicial dis- ford and New Haven, 1st Mon. in each trict, is designated by the chief judge. month except July and Aug. Fairfield

SUPERIOR COURTS. - At Hartford, 2d Co.-At Bridgeport, 'st Mon. Mar., June, Tues. in March, 1st Tues. in July, 4th Sept., Nov., and Dec., and Ist Tu. April; Tues. in Sept., and 3d Tues. in Dec., at Danbury, 1st Mon. Jan., Feb., Jay, and for crim. business only, 4th Tu. in and Oct.; also, an adj. term at Stamford, Aug. and 1st Tu. in Dec. and March. 2d Mon. Dec. and 2d Mon. May, for the At New Haven, 1st Tues. in March, 20 trial of court cases only. New London Tues. in May, 1st Tues. in Sept. 24 Co. -New London, 1st Tucs. of Apr. and Tues, in Oct., and 3d Tues. in Dec., and Aug. Vorwich, ist Tues. Feb. and Oct. for crim. business only, 1st Tu. in Jan., A DISTRICT COURT, for the towns of April, July, and Oct. At Waterbury, for Barkhamstead, Bridgewater,Canaan, Coleciril business only, 1st Tu. in Feb. and brook, Cornwall, Kent, New Hartford, June. At Norwich, last Tues. in March, New Milford, Norfolk, No. Canaan, Salisand 3d Tues, in Nov. At New London, bury, Sharon, and Winchester, is held at 3d Tues. in Jan. and 2d Tues. in Sept.; Winchester, 1st Mon. Jan., Nay, Oct ; at at Brooklyn, 1st Tues. in Jan., 3d Tues. Canaan, 'Bt Mon. Mar., Aug., and Nov.; in Apr., 4th Tues. in Aug., 1st Tues. in at New Milford, 1st Tu. Apr., and 1st Mon. Nov.; at Litchfield, 4th Tu. Jan., 2d Tu. Sep. and Dec.

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