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ious periods of the world's history, have dignified and adorned the days of June. The derivation of the name of June for the sixth month in our calendar, is not certainly known, but is generally referred to the Goddess Juno. In the calendar of Romulus, June was the fourth month, and originally consisted of only twenty-six days. This fact gives probability to the theory that its name is derived from Juniors, (younger or smaller,) as May was called Majores. It is said that Romulus added four dRomulus added four days to the month. When Numa changed the calendar, and made June the sixth month, he deprived it of one day, but it was again restored by Julius C├Žsar, and has ever since remained unaltered. The Saxons called it weyed-monath and vere-monath. The former title was bestowed because their cattle then weyed, or went to feed in the meadows; and the latter name, vere, signifies dry. In the poetic language of our Indians June is called the month of leaves, for then our forests display their richest