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OCTOBER—31 days.
JACK IX OFFICE . IB A GREAT MAX.
THE MOON'S CHANGES.
Firs* Qwirfer ...... 8rd,.... 81 min. past 5 morning.
Full Moon ........ 10t.li,---- 42 min. past 4 afternoon.
Z/wf Qwarfer........ 18th,.... D min. past 9 afternoon.
New Moon ........ 26th,— 28 min. past 11 afternoon.
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6 W
7 Tli
8 F
9 S
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11 M
12 Tu
13 W
1.4 Th
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18 M
19 Tu
20 W
21 Tli
22 F
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25 M
26 Tu
27 W
28 Th
29 F
30 S
31!*
10tlj Suntum aft. Crhutjr.
Barry Cornwall, poet, died, 3874. ZXrWeTwb 0% Cowok, dwe.
Charles 8. Pamell died, 1891.
" 7dfe peopfe to&e fAe most pafwe." Great Fire at Chicago, 1871.
St. Denfe, Potroa Saint q/" France.
PAeosant S^ootfn(y kptae.
" Cotd eoimsef Aae «o price."
17tij j^uittuijr aft.
07d Mfc^oeZTaoe Day.
Lord Lyndlmrst died, 1721.
" Taro Works mate wo tcAWf.' jffc%oeAaoe Ff re/iWMMMicemifgf be paid. 14. Bir W. V. Harconrt bom, 1827. Honses of Parliament burned, 1884.
IStlj aft. ©rimttj.
St. Zifte, ^wwigeZiet.
Battle of Lelpzlc, 1818. Sir Christopher Wren bom, 1682. Battle of Trafalgar, 1805.
" TFar fa deotA'e /wet."
Anne Oldfleld, actress, died, 1780.
19tl) ^mrtratj aft. ®rhtitjr.
dficAoeZmae law SMttwps begin. 25. St. Oriepin.
28. William J. Mlckle, poet, d., 1788. Sf. 5(mo% St JWe.
John teech, artist, died, 1864. 81. BdZ&Mos' ^re.
!0ilj ^int&air aft. Crhutjr.
Sux Rises &Suts IMOON Iliscs ttSets !
6 li 5 35s S Is I'.il. 9 4 5 6
6 5r 10 23 J
5 31a 11 45 8
0 8r Mori]. 9
5 '26s 1 6 10
6 Ur 2 24 11
G22a 3 39 12
6 lor 4 53 13
5 17s O
6 18r 5 0 15
5 13s 5 10 16
6 21r 5 43 17
6 8s 6 17 18
6 25r 7 0 19
5 4s 7 53 20
6 28r 8 57 21
5 0s 10 8 C
6 32r 11 21 23
4 56s Morn. 24
C 35r 0 38 25
4 62a 1 56 26
6 39r 3 16 27
4 48s 4 40 28
6 42r Rets. P.M. &
4 44s 4 21 1
6 46r 4 56 2
4 40s 5 46 3
6 49r 6 51 4
4 36s 8 9 5
6 53r 9 32 6
WORDS OF THE WISE.
Tng top side of a cloud Is always bright.
Tna hardest work any man can undertnke, is to try to manage himself.
EVKH Solomon, with all his wisdom, made some foolish mismkes.
EooxoMY is of itself a great revenue.
A civiL tongue is in all cases a better weapon than a bo*ic-knlfo.
No man can have joy to-dmy who is worrying about tomorrow.
NOTES TO THE CALENDAR.
7/biff (Aa (Treat f A&# fn f Afe trorfd #* not xq mwcA icAere we efamd, (w fa icAwt ffYrgct/ow irg are morfwiy; to rracA tAe port of Aearea ire iH«at eafZ eomef/mee imfA f Avi wfwd awd eowff Nwiee ayaffiet if—A»f fee sa/f, awf dr//f, wor 7fe at awcAor.— Of.lVKn WKSJ)Kf.l, HOLMES. , 11.—There are not many notable days m this month. The 11th Is Old Michaelmas Day, on which a custom formerly prevailed in Hertfordshire for young men to awomhle in the fluids, and Tdioose a leader whom they were obliged to follow through fields and ditches. This occurred eveiy seven years, and ever)' publican then supplied a gallon of ale and a aanpfMp c«Ae—a plum cake eo called from the day being termed a gauging-day.
18.—A curious case of disposing of a child is met with in a local record, under the date of October
imth,1%35.
"Achild," we are told, "of James and Elizabeth Leech, of Ohestcr-lc-Street, in the county of Durham, was played for at cards at the sign of the Salmon, one game, four shillings against the child, bv Henry and John Trotter, Robert Thomson, and Thomas Ellison, which was won by the latter, and delivered to ihcm accordingly.'
25.—This day is dedicated to 8L Crispin, the patron saint of nil the cobblers. Formerly 8t. Crleplnlan's name was coupled with St. Crispin's, Mit it has long been disjoined from
Those two saints are snid to have been two Roman youths of good birth, brothers, who In the third century went as Christian mission-nr es to France, and preached nt Boidsons. In imitation of St. Pnul, they supported themselves by working at the trade of a shoemaker by night, while they preached during the day.
Shakespeare has immortalised the day In the spcrch he has given t«i our King Henry v.l»efore the battle of Aglncourt, which was fomrht on this day. King Henry says, addressing his soldiers:—
" 2%fa dny fa caZfed t/ie /bad q/ Or f spiff a;
ife tAwt oatf ires tAfe day, and comes
ea/t Aome,
1MW stand a t/p-toe tcAe* tAfe day
And roaee Mm at tAe name q/
Cyiepfan;
ITe (Aot eAaff ZAxe tAfs day, and see oZd aye,
lyfff ycarfy ow tAe rfgyiZ /east Afs /Mends,
Aw! a«y — To-morroio Ye ^af*t (Mepfam."
28.—Sir Walter Scott tells us that Mlckle—the translator of tho "Luslad." and the author of tho beautiful ballad which suggested the romance of "Kenilworib"— frequently dispensed with manuscript alcogether, and "set up "his poems himself, "hot from the brain."
29.—The following letter was forwarded to an Eton boy who had sent
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