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| Day of the Month

Calendar for

Boston,
New England,

N. Y. State,
Michigan, Wisconsin,

N. and S. Dakota,
Washington, and

Oregon.

Calendar for
New York City,

Connecticut,
Pennsylvania, Ohio,
Indiana, Illinois,
Iowa, Nebraska,

Wyorning, and
Northern California.

Calendar for

Washington.
Virginia, Kentucky,
Missouri, Kansas,
Colorado, Utah,

Nevada, and
Central California.

Calendar for

Charleston, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas, New Mexico,

Arizona, and Southern California

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Sun | Sun Moon Sun | Sun Moon Sun Sun Moon Sun 1 Sun Moon Rises Sets R &S. Rises Sets R.&S.Il Rises Sets R. & S. Rises Sets R. & S. H. M H. M. H. M. H, M. H. M. H. M. H. M. H. M. H. M. H. M. H. M. H. M. 6 32 4 55 11 51 6 30 4 58 11 55|| 6 26 5 1 11 58|| 6 17 5 10.... 6 33 4 54.. 6 31 57.. ..|| 6 27| 5 0 ....|| 6 18 5 912 8 6 34 4 52 12 50 6 32

28 4 58 12 561 6 19 5 8 1 4 51 1

11 1 53|| 6 34 4 54 1 54 6 30 4 571 1 561 5 7 2 1 50 2 56 6 35 53 2 57|| 6 4 56 2 58 5 7 3 1 4 49 4 3

52 4 3 6 32 4 55 4 3 5 6 4 2 sets sets || 6 33 4 54 sets

5 5 sets 5 16 6 38 49 5 19|| 6 4 53 5 22

5 33 6 4 5 6 oll 6 48 6 3 6 4 52 6 8

5 4 6 21 6 4 6 50

47 6 55) 6 36 4 516 59 5 3 7 14

46 7 52 38 4 50 7 57|| | 5 2 8 13 6 40

6 39 4 49

5 1 9 6 47

44 10 0 6 40 4 48 10 4 5 110 18 4 40 11 3 43 11 7 6 411 4 47 11 10||

0 11 21 4 39). 42.... 6 42 4 46.. ..||

4 591.. .. 42 12 13 6 43 4 46 12 16|| 6 30 u || 6 5: | 4 37 1 16

41 1 17|| 6 44 4 45 1 201 6 31 | 1 24 I 6 5 4 36 2 21

40 2 22 6 45 4 45 2 23|| 6 32 4 58 2 24 6 54 4 36 3 24 6 51 40) 3 24 6 46 4 44 3 24 6 33 4 58 3 22 6 50 4 35 4 260 6 52 39 4 251 6 47 4 44 4 24|| 6 34 4 57 4 19 65 38 rises || 6 481 4 43 rises

rises 38 5 0 6 49 4 43 5 3311 6

37 5 38 6 50 4 42 5 42 6 37 4 Il 7 0 4 32 6 15 6 56 4 36 6 20|| 6 51 4 42 6 251 6 38 4 55 6 39 11 7 11 4 32 7 1 6 57 4 36 7 6 6 52 4 41 7 11 | 6 394 55 7 26 31 7 5111 36 7 561 6 531 4 41 8

8 15 301 8 441

35 8 48|| 6 55 4 40 8 53 16 ñ 5 4 30 9 39 7 1 4 35 9 43 6 56 4 40 9 47|| 6 41 4 54 9 59 17 6 4 29 10 37|| 7 21 4 34 10 411 6 571 4 39 10 44|| 6

541 7 7 4 29 11 37|| 7 3 4 34 11 39 6 581 4 39 11 426 43 4 54 11 49

Sun on Meridian of Washington Day of 1 | Day of | Day of 1 | Day of

1 Day of Month H. M. Month H. M. S. Month H. M. S. Month H. M. S. | Month H. M, S.

11 43 39 11 43 44 13 11 44 19 119 11 45 24 25 11 46 58 11 43 38

11 43 48 14 11 44 28 20 11 45 38 26 11 47 16 11 43 371 9 11 43 521 15 11 44 37 21 11 45 52 27 11 47 35 11 43 38 10 11 43 58 16 11 44 48 22 11 46 7 28 11 47 55 11 43 397 11 11 44 4 17 11 44 59 11 46 23 29 111 48 16 11 43 41 || 12 11 44 11 18 11 45 11 || 24 11 46 40 30 11 48 37

Twilight
Place
v. Begins Ends

V. Begins Ends Nov v. Begins Ends
H. M. H. M.
H. M. H. M.

H. M. H. M. Boston. ....11 4 58 6 30

6 20

5 19 6 12 New York. . 1 4 57 16 31

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5 18 6 14 Washington. 1 4 57 6 31 11 5 6 6 23 21 5 16 6 16 Charleston..! 1! 4 54 6 34

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MOON'S PHASES, 1942 (EASTERN STANDARD TIME) Last Quarter....

.......10

1H. 18M. / First Quarter........... 15D. New Moon ..............8

10

19 Full Moon ............ 22 Morning Stars-Mercury, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn. Last Quarter.............30

Evening Star-Venus, after Nov. 15.

56M. 24

DECEMBER

12th Month

31 Days

(Local Mean Time, A. M., light figures; P. M., black)
To obtain Standard Time, see directions on page 158

Day of the Week

Calendar for

Boston,
New England,

N, Y. State,
Michigan, Wisconsin,

N. and S. Dakota,
Washington, and

Oregon.

Calendar for
New York City,

Connecticut,
Pennsylvania, Ohio,

Indiana, Illinois,
Iowa, Nebraska,

Wyorning, and
Northern California.

Calendar for
Washington,
Virginia, Kentucky.
Missouri, Kansas,
Colorado, Utah,

Nevada, and
Central California.

Calendar for

Charleston, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas, New Mexico,

Arizona, and Southern California

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Sun 1 Sun Moon Sua Sun Moon Sun | Sun Moon! Sun | Sun Moon
Rises Sets R. & S. Rises Sets R.&S Rises Sets R. & S. Rises Sets R.& S.
H. M. H. M.H, M. H. M. H. M H . M. H. M.H. M. H. M.H. M. H. M. H. M.
7 9 4 29.. .. 7 4 4 34 .... 6 59 4 39 .. .. 6 44 4 54,
7 10 4 28 12 39 7 5 4 33 12 40 1 7 0 4 38 12 41| 6 45 4 54 12 46

7 11 4 28 1 42 7 6 4 33 | 1 42| 7 11 4 38) 1 43|| 6 450 4 54 1 44 Fr 7 12 4 28 2 48| 7 7 4 33

4 38 2 47|| 6 46 4 54 2 45 7 13 4 28 3 57|| ~ 8

3 54 6 47 4 54 7 14 4 28 5 9 7 9 4

5 4 6 48 4 54 7 15 4 28 sets

33 sets | 7 5 4 38 sets || 6 48 4 54 sets 7 161 4 28 5 29

4 54 5 56 7 17 4 28 6 31

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.., .. 7 11 4 38.... 6 54 4 55).... 7 21 4 29 12 14 7 1 4 33 12 15 7 11 4 39 12 16 6 544 56 12 18 7 22 4 29 1 17

7 12 4 39 1 17| 6 55 4 56 11 17 7 23 4 29 2 19|| 71 | 2 18 7 13 4 39 2 17| 6 56 4 56 14 7 23 4 29 3 2017 19 33 3 18 7 13 4 39 3 17|| 6 56 4 57 3 10 7 24 4 30 4 20

34 4 17|| 7 14 4 40 4 15 6 57 4 57 4 5 7 24 4 30 5 7 20 34 5 1411 14 4 40 5 11 6 57 4 58 4 59 7 25

35 rises

7 15 4 41 rises | 6 58 4 58 rises 4 35 5 2 7 15 4 41 5 7 | 6 58 4 58 5 23

36 5 50 7 16 4 42 5 55 6 59 4 59 6 10 27 4 32 6 38| 22 36 6 42 7 16 4 42 6 47|| 6 59 5 0 7 1 7 27 4 33 7 31 7 23 37) 7 36 7 17 4 43 7 40| 7 0 5 0 7 53

7 17 4 43

1 8 46 9 27 7 18 4 44

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2 7 29 4 36 ....ll 7 25 4 41... 7 19 4 46.. ..ll 7 2 5 3.... 1 7 29) 4 37 12 30 7 25 4 42 12 30 7 19 4 4712 31|| 7 2 5 412 29

Sun on Meridian of Washington Day of 1 Day of | Day of 1 Day of

Day of Month H. M. S. | Month H. M. S Month H. M. S. Month H. M

Month M. S. 8 11 51 51 14 11 54 37 2011 57 32 26 12 0 31 2 11 49 2211 9 Ju 52 181 15 11 55 5

11 58 2

1 1 3 U 49 4511 10 11 52 45 16 11 55 34

11 58 32

12 1 30 4 11 50 9 111 53 12 11 56 4 23 u 59 211 29 12 1 59 5 11 50 31

24 11 59 31|30 12 2 28 6 11 50 591 11 54 9 11 57 3

2 0 11

2 2 57 7 11 51 25

Twilight Place Dec.! Begins Ends

c. Begins Ends | Dec. | Begins Ends H. M. H. M. H. M. H. M.

H. M. H. M. Boston... ... 1 5 29 6 9 | 11 5 37 6 9 21 5 44 6 11 New York. 1 5 27 6 11 11 5 35 6 11

5 41 6 14 Washington. 1 5 25 6 13

5 32 6 14

5 38 6 17 Charleston. I 1 5 17 6 21

5 94 6 22 21 5 30 6 26 MOON'S PHASES, 1942 (EASTERN STANDARD TIME) New Moon ..

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10H. First Quarter ...,

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37 Morning Stars-Mars, Jupiter.

| Evening Stars-Mercury, Venus, Saturn.

......14

The Calendar in Standard Time for Cities in the U. S. (How to ascertain the same for 120 United States cities from Local Mean Time Calendar on the

twelve monthly calendar pages immediately preceding)

Use Calendar for

Boston

Use Calendar for
New York City

Use Calendar for
Washington, D. C.

Use Calendar for

Charleston

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Idaho
Connecticut
California (Central)

Alabama
Boisé City.... add 45 Mb Bridgeport....sub 7 E san fran..... add 10 Pe Mobile.......sub 8 C
Pocatello.....add 30 M Hartford..... sub 9 Eb

Colorado

Montgomery..sub 15
New Haven...sub 8
Maine

Col. Springs..

Arizona
Denver.,....

0 M lohnt
Portland. ... .sub 19 Eb
Illinois

Phoenix...... add 28 M
Pueblo....... sub 2
Chicago...... sub
Massachusetts Springheld....sub

Delaware

Arkansas Boston.......sub 16

Wilmington ...add 2 E Hot Springs. .add 12 Cb Fall River....sub 16 E

Indiana
Dist, of Columbia

Little Rock...add 9 Cb Lowell .......sub 15 Evansville. ...sub

(Washington...add 8 E 1 California (Southern) Springfield....sub 10 E Fort Wayne,.. sub 2 Worcester ....sub 13 Gary ......... sub 1

Kansas

Los Angeles...sub 7 Pb Indianapolis...sub 15 Ce Topeka......add 23 Monterey ....add 8 Po Michigan

Kokomo...... sub 15 Wichita....., add 29 San Diego....sub 11 P Battle Creek. .add 41 E Terre Haute..sub

Kentucky

Santa Barbara.sub 1 Pb Detroit....... add 32 E

Frankfort....sub 20
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Florida
Grand Rapids add 42 E
Burlington....add

Lexington....sub 22 Jacksonville. . add
Minnesota
Cedar Rapids.add

Louisville.....sub 17 Key West....add 27
Minneapolis. .add 13
Davenport....

Maryland

Miami....... add 21
Montana
Des Moines.. add 14 Baltimore, ... add 6 E

Georgia
Butte........ add 30 Mc Sioux City....add 2

Missouri

Atlanta......add 38
New York

Augusta......add 28 E
Jefferson City add 9C
Nebraska

Macon....... add 34 E Albany...... .sub

Kansas City..add 18
Lincold...... add 2
Binghamton .. add 4

Savannah....add 24 E
Springfield....add 13
Omaha....... add 2
Buffalo....... add 16

St. Louis..... add 1

Louisiana Poughkeepsie. .sub

Ohio

Nevada

New Orleans.. Rochester .... add 10 Cincinnati.... add 38

Shreveport ... add
Schenectady..sub 4

Carson City...sub 1P
E Cleveland....add 20
Syracuse..... add

Mississippi
5 Columbus.... add 32

New Jersey
Utica........ add

Jackson...... add
1
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1 Dayton... ... add 37

2

Vicksburg....add 3
North Dakota

Trenton......sub 11
Bandusky..... add 3

Toledo .....add 34
Bismarck..... add 43

North Carolina

New Mexico
Youngstown. .add


South Dakota

Santa Fé. . . . . add 4 Mc

Raleigh......add 15 Eg Pierre........ add 41

Pennsylvania

Oklahoma

South Carolina
Easton....... add 1
Muskogee....add 21

Charleston ... add 20 E
Oregon
Erie......... add 20
b Okla. City.... add 30

Columbia, ... add 24 Eb
Portland..... add 11 Pc Harrisburg ... add
Salem ........ add 12 Pc (Philadelphia..add

Utah

Tennessee

Memphis.....

Salt Lake.....add 28
Washington
Pittsburgh....add 20

Nashville.....sub 13

3 Olympia...... add 12 Pd Scranton.....add

Virginia

Texas Senttle....... add 3

Norfolk...... add 5

Rhode Island Spokane...... sub 10 Pd

Richmond, ... add 10

Austin....... add 31 Providence....sub 14 Eb

Dallas. ... ...add 27 Wisconsin

West Virginia El Paso......add 6 Madison......sub 2

Wyoming

Charleston... add 26 E Galveston....add 19 Milwaukee....sub 8 Cheyenne.....sub 1 M Wheeling..... add 22 Eb San Antonio. . add 34

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METHOD OF USING THE TABLE ABOVE, WITH NEW YORK CITY AS AN EXAMPLE Directions: For New York City, subtract 4m. Central, Mountain or Pacific, according as the from the Calendar for that city and the result is letter E, C, M or P is found in the table. A small in Eastern standard time; for other cities, use the

letter indicates that in case of sunrise and sunset, Calendar named at head of column and add or

a correction for latitude is advisable, which cor

a orrection is to be found in the table below, in the subtract the given number of minutes; this gives column headed by the small letter and on line with the required standard time, which is Eastern, the date.

CORRECTION TO SUNRISE

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Ready-Reference Calendar

For ascertaining any Day of the Week for any given Date within Two Hundred Years from the

introduction of the New Style, 1752 to 2000 inclusive

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1 Monday 1 Tuesday 1 Wednesday 1 Thursday 1 Friday 1 Saturday 1 SUNDAY 2 Tuesday 2 Wednesday 2 Thursday

2 Friday 2 Saturday 2 SUNDAY 2 Monday 3 Wednesday 3 Thursday 3 Friday 3 Saturday 3 SUNDAY 3 Monday 3 Tuesday 4 Thursday 4 Friday 4 Saturday 4 SUNDAY 4 Monday 4 Tuesday 4 Wednesday 5 Friday

5 Saturday 5 SUNDAY 5 Monday 5 Tuesday 5 Wednesday | 5 Thursday 6 Saturday 6 SUNDAY 6 Monday 6 Tuesday 6 Wednesday 6 Thursday 6 Friday 7 SUNDAY 7 Monday 7 Tuesday | 7 Wednesday 17 Thursday 7 Friday 7 Saturday 8 Monday 8 Tuesday 8 Wednesday 8 Thursday 18 Friday

8 Saturday 8 SUNDAY 9 Tuesday 9 Wednesday 9 Thursday 9 Friday 9 Saturday 9 SUNDAY 19 Monday 10 Wednesday 10 Thursday 10 Friday 10 Saturday 10 SUNDAY 10 Monday | 10 Tuesday 11 Thursday 11 Friday 11 Saturday 11 SUNDAY 11 Monday 11 Tuesday 11 Wednesday 12 Friday

12 Saturday 12 SUNDAY 12 Monday 12 Tuesday 12 Wednesday 12 Thursday 13 Saturday 13 SUNDAY 113 Monday 113 Tuesday 13 Wednesday 113 Thursday 13 Friday 14 SUNDAY

14 Monday 14 Tuesday 114 Wednesday 14 Thursday 14 Friday 14 Saturday 15 Monday 15 Tuesday 15 Wednesday 15 Thursday 15 Friday 15 Saturday 15 SUNDAY 16 Tuesday 16 Wednesday 16 Thursday 16 Friday 16 Saturday 16 SUNDAY 16 Monday 17 Wednesday

17 Thursday 17 Friday 117 Saturday 17 SUNDAY 17 Monday 17 Tuesday 18 Thursday 18 Friday 18 Saturday 18 SUNDAY 18 Monday 18 Tuesday 18 Wednesday 19 Friday 19 Saturday 19 SUNDAY 19 Monday 19 Tuesday 19 Wednesday 19 Thursday 20 Saturday 20 SUNDAY 20 Monday 20 Tuesday 20 Wednesday 20 Thursday 20 Friday 21 SUNDAY 21 Monday 21 Tuesday 21 Wednesday 21 Thursday 21 Friday 21 Saturday 22 Monday 22 Tuesday 22 Wednesday 22 Thursday 22 Friday 22 Saturday 22 SUNDAY 23 Tuesday 23 Wednesday 23 Thursday 23 Friday 23 Saturday 23 SUNDAY 23 Monday 24 Wednesday 24 Thursday 24 Friday 24 Saturday 24 SUNDAY 24 Monday 24 Tuesday 25 Thursday 25 Friday 25 Saturday 25 SUNDAY 25 Monday 25 Tuesday 25 Wednesday 26 Friday 26 Saturday 26 SUNDAY 26 Monday 26 Tuesday 26 Wednesday 26 Thursday 27 Saturday 27 SUNDAY 27 Monday 27 Tuesday 27 Wednesday 27 Thursday 27 Friday 28 SUNDAY 28 Monday 28 Tuesday 28 Wednesday 28 Thursday 28 Friday 28 Saturday 29 Monday 29 Tuesday 129 Wednesday 29 Thursday 29 Friday 29 Saturday 29 SUNDAY 30 Tuesday 30 Wednesday 30 Thursday 30 Friday 130 Saturday 30 SUNDAY 30 Monday 31 Wednesday 31 Thursday 131 Friday 131 Saturday 131 SUNDAY (31 Monday 31 Tuesday

How to use the Ready Reference Calendar-To ascertain any day of the week, first look in the table for the year required, and under the months are figures which refer to the corresponding figures at tne head of the columnns of days below. For Example: To know on what day of the week July 4, 1918, fell, look in the table of years for 1918, and in a parallel line under July is figure 1, which directs to column 1 in which it will be seen that July 4 fell on Thursday.

*In leap years the month of February has 29 days.

Chronological Cycles, 1942

Dominical Letter...
Epact

Lunar Cycle .. 3 | Solar Cycle....

.... 5

19

Roman Indiction............

10 Julian Period....

..6655

Chronological Eras

Name
Began
Name

Began
Greclan Mundane Era..

B, C, 5598, Sept. 1 Grecian or Syro-Macedonian Era B, C. 312. Sept. 1 Civil Ers of Constantinople.. 5508. Sept. 1 Era of Maccabees.

166, Nov. 24 Alexandrian Era.... 5502, Aug. 29 Tyrian Era........

125. Oct. 19 Julian Period... 4713, Jan. Sidonian Era...

110. Oct. 1 Mundane Era.... 4008, Oct. Julian Era.....

45, Jan, Jewish Mundane Era. 3761, Oct. Spanish Era....

38. Jan. 1 Era of Abraham... 2015, Oct. 1 Augustan Era...

27. Feb. 14 Era of the Olympiads.. 776, July 1 Christian Era..

1. Jan. Roman Era (A. U.C.).. 753. April 24 Destruction of Jerusalem

69. Sept. 1 Era of Metonic Cycle.... 432 July 15! Mohammedan Era............

622, July 16 The year 1942 corresponds to the year 7450-7451 year of 680 Olympiad commencing July 1; 2602 of of the Byzantine era; 5702-5703 of the Jewish era, the Japanese era, and the 17th year of the period the year 5703 commencing at Sunset, September 11, Showa; 1360-1361 of the Mohammedan era. 1942; 2695 since the foundation of Rome, according year 1361 commencing at Sunset, January 18, 1942: to Varro: 2718 of the Olympiads, or the second I the Japanese chronology dates from 660 B. C.

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Church Fasts The Roman Catholic Days of obligation are: year except Christmas Day and the Epiphany. Jan. 1 (Circumcision of Christ): Ascension Day The three Rogation Days are days of Solemn (forty days after Easter Sunday); Aug. 15 (Assump

Supplication. In the Greek Church the four printion of the Blessed Virgin Mary); Nov. 1 (All

cipal fasts are those in Lent, the week succeeding Saints' Day'; Dec. 8 (Immaculate Conception);

Whitsuntide, the fortnight before the Assumption,

and forty days before Christmas. Dec. 25 (Cnristmas), and all the Sundays of the

Ember and Rogation Days are certain periods of year.

the year devoted to prayer and fasting. Ember The Roman Catholic canon law prescribes absti Days (twelve annually), about the beginning of nence for every Friday of the year. Abstinence and the four seasons, are the Wednesday, Friday, and fast together are to be observed on Ash Wednesday.

Saturday after the first Sunday in Lent, in Spring: the Wednesdays and Fridays of Lent (in the United after the feast of the Pentecost (Whitewn States), the Ember Days, the Vigils of Pentecost, Summer; after the festival of the Holy Cross, the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Sept. 14, Autumn, and after the festival of St. feast of All Saints, and the Nativity of Our Lord. Lucia, Dec. 13, Winter, Ember Weeks are the weeks The law of fast alone is prescribed for all the in which the Ember Days appear. remaining days of Lent except Sundays

Ember Days in 1942 are Feb. 25, 27, 28; May 27, In the American Episcopal Church the days of | 29. 30: Sept. 16. 18. 19: Dec. 16. 18. 19. fasting or abstinence to be observed, according to Rogation Days occur on Monday, Tuesday and the Book of Common Prayer, are the forty days of Wednesday immediately preceding Ascension Day. Lent. the Ember Days, and all the Fridays of the land in 1942 fall on May 11. 12. 13.

Jewish Holidays, Festivals and Fasts

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Festivals and Fasts Hebrew Datel 1938-39 1939-1940 1940-41 1941-42 1942-43 New Year...

Tishri 1 Sept. 26 M. Sept. 14 Th. Oct. 3 Th Sept. 22 M. Bept. 12 S. Fast of Guedalla... Tishri

3 Sept. 28 W. Sept. 16 S. Oct. 5 $. Sept. 24 W. Sept. 14 M. Day of A tonernentt. Tishri 10 Oct. 5

23 s. Oct. 12 8. Oct.

Sept. 21 M. Tabernacles, 1st Day...Tishri 15 Oct. 10 M.Sept. 28 Th. Oct. 17 Th Oct. 6M Sept. 26 S. Tabernacles, 8th Day.. Tishri 22 Oct. 17 M. Oct. 5

24 Th Oct. 13 M. Rejoicing of the Law... Tishri

F. Oct. 25 F. Oct.

Oct. 4 Su. Channukah..... Kislev 25 Dec. 18 Su. Dec. 7

Dec.

25 W. Dec. 15 M. Dec. 4F Fast of Tebet......

Tebet 10 Jan. 1 Su. Dec. 22 F.Jan. 9 Th Dec. Purim .........

Dec. 18 F. Adar

13 Th Mar. Purim (Leap Year). Adar Sheni 14.

....Mar. 24 Su.

Mar 21 su: Passover, 1st Day... Nisan 15 Apr. 4 Tu. April 23 Tu. Apr. **12. s: Apr.

April 20 TU. Passover, 7th Day... Nisan 21 Apr. 10 M. April 29 M. Apr.

Apr. 8 W. April 26 M. Passover. Last Day. Nisan 22 Apr. 11 Tu. April 30 Tu. Apr. 9 S. Apr. 9 Th. April 27 Tu. Shebuoth Feast orwe Sivan

6 May 24 W. June 12 W. June 1 Su May 22 F. June 9W. Fast of Tammuz'..

Tammuz 17 July 4 Tu. July 23 Tu.July 12 Th July 2 Th.I July 20 Tu Fast of Abh* ....... ...Abh

9 July 25 Tu. Aug. 13 Tul Aug. 2 S. July 23 Th. Aug. 10 Tu Te Saturday. substitute Sunday immediately fol-l. The months of the Jewish year are: 1 Tishri:

I 2 Chesvan (Also Marcheshvan): 3 Kislev: 4 Tebet lowing. Yom Kippur. All Jewish holidays, etc.,

(Also Tebeth); 5 Sebat (Also Shebhat); 6 Adar: 6a, begin at sunset on the day previous to that given

added month some years, Adar Sheni; 7 Nisan; in the table.

8 Iyar; 9 Sivan; 10 Tammuz; 11 Abh; 12 Elul.

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The Sun The sun. which has a diameter of 864,100 miles. The radiating surface of the sun is called the and is distant, on the average, 92,900,000 miles photosphere, and just above it is the chromosphere

which is a kind of atmosphere in a constant state from the earth, is supposed to be about 1!2 times

of agitation, as if stirred by spouting gases. The as dense as water. The light of the sun reaches the

chromosphere is visible only during & total eclipse, earth in 498.7 seconds, or somewhere more than 8

and looks like a reddish layer with flaming promminutes. The average surface solar temperature has

inences here and there. been estimated at 6,000 degrees, centigrade, equal

Above the chromosphere is the corona also visible to 10.832 degrees, Fahrenheit. But against this es

only at the time of 8 total eclipse. Its pearly light timate is the fact that hydrogen and helium which

surges as far, in places, as 1,000,000 miles or more. astronomers guess abound on the sun, require a

The corona, in the opinion of astronomers, probhigher temperature before they emit brilliant lights.

ably always is visible at points outside the atmosHarvard astronomers announced in May, 1937.

phere of the earth. that they had found a temperature drop of 1.500

The composition of the corona is unknown. In degrees (centigrade) between the surface of the

the spectrum it is manifested by & green line, possun and its overlying atmosphere

sibly due to an unidentified element. There may Twilight on the spectroscope forms & continuous be an intimate connection between sun spots and bright spectrum composed of all the colors of the the corona. rainbow, crossed by dark lines. This leads to the Sun spots are dark, cloud-like regions from 500 belief that most of the earthly elements-iron. | to 50.000 miles in diameter which last from & day copper, sodium, etc. are also in the sun, and are to a week, and increase in number in 11-year cycles. vaporized into light by intense heat, mingling with The sun sends out 400,000 times as much light the so-called permanent gases such as hydrogen. as the moon, and 90 million times as much as the oxygen and helium.

star Aldebaran.

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