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mily Companion Devoted to Literature, Miscellany, News, Agriculture, Markets, &c
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Spew WienchiS,
~S. ~. BOOZUR~
Ky young friends wmlearo somedafg in
the fiiowing:
Jamnmry shers In the vesr,
SFebtry follow In the rear;
Thea Narch, tht brIngs as brighter boars
Makes room for April's sama and showers
SHr robesof green unfolds dearlay,
And June, her rowers so swe t and gay;
July gidela withsmiling f ee
Then Awastjoins the mpi3soe.
September, with her chanagtg shy.
r+ocalms "October days ire igh."
November's voice, so sad sind drear,
WOis out 'December. lose the year!"
And now the cycle twelre Is run;
The mouth are learned-my task is done.
"Farw lldles chilen !"the oldyesp'ss
? bf lavae outo-uigt'whenyou'restg
:So enme, let us gatheraround.the bright
I have somethingtotelyou befoseyouretire
"Hlesive you to-nfght, but with me I bear
My eord fo eacb; I have drawn it with
Now Iistea: Each word yeu have carelessly
AA psomises made, and all peniises broken:
Whatever ankindness yoa'vefelt or have
In aetion, in _feeling, in word or in tone;
Wheferyou'"e forgotten, in warm, earnest
Te thank oar great Father for al his kind
eryu'venegleetedhispardon to plead
tdeires; for wong feelings and
oilegded:yoarfather o
tler:o +tatherm wi
=>t thesoerow'9
recorded In heavea."
ln deep sorro n
old'ysars wi CI
eash in that is past:
your hurdenad soul b
New Yearshslnever reeord be
in thought, deed and word, W
reaeember, and earnestly prayt
are tempted to wander astray; gr
'os above that wu geida de
8asa SAY
Waterwiss eIIsvrIfs31
. ss31t SMrt!deg?elNiMtis'-?
The chief signal -oflcer at Wash
ingtotn 1 seeking material for a
collection of 'popular weather say
ings, proverbd, and prognostics
eed throughout the country, and
by all oue and races, inelndin
ndianas negrees and all
gners. Our readers em r
tereaed to see a oolan
in New Hampebi tio made
The writer ( for his use *1
eoec ndo vouch for the.
gTee the prgosties. Hie ek
emas they were given. to en~
and tbe leader may judge for a
easef as to their value. The ~
aifSonS made by the chief sig
al officer are twen~ty-three~ inS
L The sun. A halo around the
on indites thi 'there wil bef
in or snow soon, if tb e son
lees clear and sooD goes unio a0
loud it wll rain before night. if a
a hesun shines while it rainss iL
will rain the next day. A sun ~
dog, or mock sun, indicates that '
there will be stormy weathe
very soon.
. The moon. 'One Saturday
change is enough for seven years,'
a..here is always a severe stormn
after it. The nearer the time of
the moon's change to midnight
te fairer will the weather be
during-the seven days following.
The nearer to midday the phaser
f the moon happen the more foul
br et.,weatber may be expected
during the next seven days. The
spce for these calcalations to tiwo
oars befbre and two hours after
midnight; and noon. A halo
round the ntoo a comn
- -The number of stars
seen within the circle shows the
number of days before it will oc.
our. If the new mo.s saada up
right, so that, the crescent wil
of old water, there must. bi
rai aa the water must all do
sosind If the ne a moon is hor
0ftl, so that the creueenF wi0
old water,' there will be rain, a
e yar-ootlested will be go1
down. Grain should always be
sown in the new of the moon,
that it may grow with the in
crease of the moon. The same
rule should be observed in plant.
ing flower slips. To kill bushes
they should be cut after the fall of
the August moo.., when the sign
is in the heart. Pigs and bogs +
shoald alays be killed during the
increase of the moon, or the pork
will diminish in bulk while cook
3. Stare and mneteors. The!
aurora borealis sfways indicates a
change of weather, and if it is
very red the w"ather will be very
cold. If there are no falling stars
to be seen on a briiht summer
evening, you may look for fine
weather. If there be many fall
ing stars on a fine sunmr's.e-e,
you may expect thunder an.1
heavy rain. -
4. Raieui:;Ks. -If you go to the
foot of the rainbow, where it;
tovbes the ear!h, you will find a
pot of gold.' When there is a
rainbow at night, it will not rain
the next day.
"A rainbow, in the morning
Is the sailor's warning;
A. rainbow at night .
Is the sailor's delight."
5. Mist and fog. A sheet of fo
along the riv r
indica 1POPOW
the fNg-ettles on 1
ountai. in ;be -morning, it.
l certainly rain before night.
hen the fog goes up the moun
n, you may go hunting. When
comes -dui the mountain, you
ty go fishing.' In the former wi
e there will be fine weather;
the latter rain. e
6. When you feel .the dew falling
avily in the evening, you may ea
sure it will be fair next day.
en in the morning you se
>und- covere toad
ew and n0 be k
around, it is a
re say 'W hen the spiders
t their' san -shades, it will
7. Clouds. iif the sky is very
,ed in the west in the evening,
he weather will fair next day. If
t, is red in the east in the morn
0g, it is a sign of a storm.: If in
he evening it is deep red l
lown in the west and black
isa agn of wind. If v ove, .
very high wind. y black,bU
iky in the wes mackerel
If there be a odicaties rain, and
lods d ''eep sky, or whitesp
i will to the nort,hwes., air.
floe for-somle days.
Great eloaslke an old mar's -tati,
iake great ships carry low ail."
.Frost. White. frosts on three
essive nights indicate a thaw. lea
the ice ersick much, you may tu
e the frost will continue, aid
O Saow. "W hen there are black li
uds in the north there will'be c1
w. If on alfair day In winter
white bank appears low in the bh
it it is a sure indication of it
oy very soon, If esnow fall in g(
eg fakes and they increase in i
&e there will- be a tha:w. .S
1. Rain. If ramn commences be- ai
re daylight it will hold up before a'
o'clock A; V. If it begins about t
on it-will continue through the i
'ernoon. If not till 5 o'clock '
i will rain through the r
ight. If it commenceS after -9 9
lock p. V. it will rain the next
ay. if it clears off in the. night
. will rain the next day.
--u It ruins befbre seven
a I wil stop berere eleven."
I tbe wind is from the north
rest or southeast tbe storm will
ec short ; if from the northeast, it
will be a hard one; if from the'
northwest a cold one; and from
the southwest, a warm one. After
it has been raining some time a
blue sky in the southeast indicates
tat -there will be fair weather
soon. After it has been r -
some time, feow
bl * westto me,ke a Dutch
man a pair ,of breeches,' it will
soon clear off.
1. Thunder-and lightning. '1I
it thnder in the morning it will
be fearful before nights' 'Winti
thunder is to old folks death anc
o .oug. folks plunder.' it ii
said that persons incon UmptiOI
ave died during a thunder st,orn
.12 Winds. A south wind bring
sran. A northeast wind a sever
Iad% nrthWm&6wiU4
weather. if the wind veers round
with the sun there will be fair
weather. If the winid starts up
while it is raining it will blow the
rain clouds away and there will
be fair.weather.
13. Animals. The following are
said to be signs of rain : if bats
By Ion and come into the house ;
if cattle lie down in the mornicg
and chew the cud ; if horses toss
their heads, sniff and are very
uneasy ; if rats and mice are rest
less and squeak ; if swine are un
easy, grunt loudly and squeal ; if
cats and dogs eal grass and sheep
spring about more than usuat. SO
also the proverbs:
"When the ass begins to-bray,
We surely shall have rain to-day."
"When the.donkey blows his horn.
'is time to house your bay and corn "
When in winter pigs rob against
the side of 'their pen it is a sure
sign of a thaw.
14. Birds. Before rain cuckoos
sing, ducks and other fowl pick up
and oil their feathers, guinea fowW
are noisy, owls hoot, peacocks
squall, quails whistle, crows cawa
swallows ly low and water fowl
scream and pljn
r, i tgn of a coaii m. .
crows .are seen going sotth in hi
a fall it is a sign. of colder -wea v
er; but if they go north. there e
i be warmer weather. If Wild
see come from the north early in T
fall, it is the sigf of an early re
ater ;' if they go north early in
a siping, it is a sign that. the Y
uter is broken. The Pbbe p1
-d, r pewee, sings before warm te
15. Fish. Fish b' a are 'y,
in.ra r
ep,titles. Frogs and tree aske
peep before rain. If a leech on-ra
ept in a glass jar-partly filled to d
water, wbils jtLes eurled deet
e-s?. tied
aia, wind' or snow It
ated and will rise t be agi- one
aid if it comes e e surface, ',oob
rater you ely out of the The
17. Iny'expect thunder. cole
ire b Before rain ants ,of b
a . ing and active, and will him
their eggs from place to wit
e; bees are busy, but do not sen
far from their hives.; crickets was
and try to get into the an
se; fies are very annoying em
bite sharper than usual ; and we
ra spin gossamer webs inth
if ants clear their boles and ful
the dust high before 11 o'clock hit
,. it will. be lair'the rest of mi
day. va
8. Trees and planrts.. if the ho
yes of maaples and other trees sti
'u up so as to show their under se
e it is a sign of rain.. Dande- el,
ns, tulps and other flowers ecl
se up before rain. . -a
19. Various objects.W ben smoke ,n
as down from the chimney al
is.a sign- of a storm. When it it
es straight up it is an indica- g
mn of fair weather. If bells,
eam whistles and other sounds t
e heard more distinCtly than ,
inal, rain is near. Before rain a
les may be heard tO crack, ]
on strings will break, corns
ll become more troublesome,
beumatic pains more intense,
od the places where .broken
mbs have united will ache.
20. Days of the week. If the
un sets clear on Friday night,
a will rain before Miondaiy night.
f tie frst Sunday in the month
e stormy, all the other Sundays
n that month-'will be stormy also.
Bt others have it. that two other.
Sundays will be stormy. Impor
taut business or agricultural ope
rations should never be com.
menced on Friday or Saturday.
'When there are three days,
epect three er.' The
roe days' of the dog daya
rule the.otber dog days, that is,
i they be rainy, the others wil be
and if they 'be.dry, so will 4he
others be.
21. Th.e monthe. A thaw maj
always be expected in January.
22. '1lhe seasons. If the sprini
ii wet and cold, the autumn wli
be hot and dry.
23. Other sayings. 'All sigc
ffil in a dry time.'
SFortune has rarely condeecended
. b ii asafaaion of gSeni6s
INi nae>QU .
Las: i;b:ht a sad-looking drum
mer arrived in the city. He had
just ma-le a tour of several of the
norther; ) counties, and as be ex
pressed it, had enough experience
in one ho,i.e toward the 'shank' of
his trip to -serve for years of ad
venturous reminiscence. -Several
days ago,' said the drummer to a
party of acquafntances last nigbt
at the Capitul Hotel, 'I was riding
along through the woods, Wet,
weary and hungry. I had hired
a Gorse at a farm bduse, and. was
accompianrd by a colored boy on
another horse, w ho was sent to
take my horse back when 1
reacbed the railroad. Well, as I
was riding along through a coun
try where the road. was a mere
Path, and were the woods were
so thick that they remin
of a per etual
-. wo men.
ed guns, told me to
(1 up my hands. I would like a
have had an explanation,, but my p
uds went op.. Several men ad:
nocd, and two of them search- ti
1 met_ They- found a bor. n
wed revolver and- a watch. '
ey did not take the watch, but t
lioved me of the pistol.'
'What's the nigger doi
u?' one of th at along up
orse backwhen I H
ied the railroad. bria
s when you reached the
oad, -one of them
d for an explanation,
d me. I didn't k
, audi didn't seem
red me to do anythi
a rope aroaad my
festive- young fellow wbd.
to be somewhat. of a bar
a they began a debate. _ a
red boy was frigbte
is wits. Pretty soon' old
to go back and take horse
him, To this be readily as- an
Led, and in a minute more I nia
on the ground. 1 begged for an
explanation. One man sol ic
y pointed to , the rope I e
'elles,' remarked a thought- a
looking1 man, 'we'd better take s
iover and see if he is the right
n; this motion seemed to pre- p
. They threw me on to a i
a behind a little fellow, and I a
Lrted off through the woods. It';s
emed to me that we had tray- s
id an age, when we reached a
iaring in the centre df which 8
od a sinall house. Several
en were gathered in the yard,
d noticed excited wom~en mov
g around. Our arrival was
reeted with a loud shout.
'Where's Abram?' asked the -
~oughtful man of our party when
e reached the gate. 'Abram'
Otlld be out in a few mitis.
le came ; an old man with gray
air and a hickory shirt.
We've got him uncle Abe,' said
ie man - who had proposed to
iang me, 'and we're only waitin'
or the word.' The old mnan re
arded me for a moment, and
said, 'Boys, be ain't the man.
Turn him loose.'
'The rope was taken from my
neck. 'What was 1 seized f'or ?' 1
asaked Agbram.
'Wall, you see,' he said, 'a fellow
came along here this mri' an'
tried to steal my dog. You ain't
the man. -Youcf o' - r
ed anaway. I had gonE
aout two miles when a man om
a horse overtook me. 'The 01k
man nlust see you,' he said-hnr
ry back.' 1 trudged -back to tb
farhoUse. The old man was a
the gate. 'What do you want
I asked- 'I wanted -to say, yoee
fuller, that~ it would be a good ide
for you never, iever to steal
dg' hen I walked ten miles
Itherailroad. I have ihoughtrtl
matter over since, and blaine la
il Iintend to steal adog.-Wh%
you all have ?'-AkansBas E
~ fall the paths that lead to a
.s.ai 1ev., pity's the straihts.
GooD LucK.-Rer, A. E. Law
rence gave soe good advice, that
is worth repeating to the grad
uating class of the Newton Higb
School. '1 hope,' be said, 'none.
of you belong to that most un-_
fortunate class who imagine
themselves lifted above the ne
cessity of effort; who think that
their family position, or their
father's wealth, or a little money
of their own, is going to bring the
world to them, and that the oys
oter is quietly coming to:> open
itself for them, when they are:
ready to eat it. The oyster is a
groat deal more fikely to swalloW 1
A classmate said to me, when
we were leaving college togeth
er, Well, good-by, now, good
by; we will meet again no the
floor of the Senate chamber:at
We. - ae:never met there yet,
and the. chances are growing.
swa l that we ever shall.
ba it been. a
ed him p
meneemunt, and nothr.
)g bai ever beenr heard of him.
om that da to. its.
In This stugging-life there I'
o place for '1ucky' ino: 'h4o
rizes are for the workers. "Wiiy -
ro youin suoh' haste ? said one'
be other. day toa man
iude his mark
Nby not -
agI turn Op for me
hytis o F -dand tr
^= to They
unjust "theii. C_, H
mg-.on ij ak~for A
t aor by, that he dge
_ .over without wetting - aI
e ab- eene~
much as they pleae, less
a some of them to do ai
a t deal, but when warm whe
ath comes the women have Yhb
opirtonity' to take their is. 4a
rge in thia little game and make tle
overwhelming score. A cam:
in of man's superior common wea
so can receive no greater set- /
k than a stroll along the beti
et of ~a July morning and ob. n,er
ye the app'earance and.actions
the different sexes ia7 their.
esent habiliments. Here, for on
stance, meflS along a .man with
tall, etk hat on. his head, atali,
if collar -arond hris' neck, a
imystarched .shirt bosom coy- P
ing his breaqit, stiff cuffs on by~
riss, woolen coat, vest and
osers- pon the portions of his
natomy adapted thereto, persj)i a
tin and dust upon his brow,
d profaniLy in his though,s. F
ebind him comes a cloud of inus
c and tulle, a broad-brimmed hat
if light, perforated straw, a mass
f semi-diaphanOns Iact from
bhich two bare arms and oneo
itto neok appear, and .between
he hat and the face a woman' s
face is seen, cool, complacernt,
wholy comf*rtable, thank~ you,
unknowing perspiration, innocent
of dust, altogether satisfactory to
behold. A vision of tL,is sort
makes amends for all the out
rages- of theatre hats in-the win
,er, and for once gives 'cian a
Lpang of envy that he also. is not
permitted to wear comfortable
Pedest roped a
man :'
not blind.' U
SIf the cards s
have given me the
~'I'm deaf and dumb.'
a aAnih s," suid Mr. John C.
B odge at afmietig of the sluinaO
oBowdoin 'sleg, "aaot jive his
e soi1the often geat adatage o pci
'1 dth y O d y-o ld no tai
I if ~ia&051 bss c
per ine.
ber ti os
tIert. wImali f
earthlV unions, almos
one permitting of r
tbuL of de-AI WIa
meat in i e
most awful i9Ed '' , '
the power ofrespozs
belongs 4o . a -
give aocoup-.th
gating t ig)
power of partigwi .h -
-i be power ofdoat ir
Lhmworld cian neverb
Ant yetiiaeri
ehi, which iespoke
l o u 4Iy , ao d astre: et " t
Less and esast wa ss~
a union snArely ke 1
turr9- it i. a y ,<
spir s;n d thbotoo {
band is topeifeCt the D
boiblby wlementi
c1i.nces witjm.the fdii~
giving to ehser
cies is which ittRnA
ekneOIQ 4~dknd
n zds4a.~
eon was-.or~
for itrt th r {
te,o drr Tey
fqr -_
e us
a trade-j
adber a avrte
orierst .taa 1ir
cvi in apast
o&ly a i t -
but a apenial uya
hen vsh
es awhile th~ we
dLihen they bef
~ri, then, the ta
The truly gretea4
eymret gar
naenoc, baviing doi
moid' then wiilingste1
ood opinion of their felRow -men
hoother day wlih -
g. it woulh owevet t~a"
ighLy samarksttrske oflg5
o- hit a Neaaman ha j
not swearing.
Aahere n -
- ruth; ba whie ~yet
re w hat is true,P .
in manner~
Good anners are tl
with whicbo eep h
machinery 6f ocal Ii
uoktgorder. -
Whea de
t on sad

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