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Image from page 34 of “American bee journal” (1861)
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Title: American bee journal
Year: 1861 (1860s)
Subjects: Bee culture Bees
Publisher: [Hamilton, Ill., etc., Dadant & Sons]
Contributing Library: UMass Amherst Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: UMass Amherst Libraries
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loM- Clieelcs and rosy lips,deep blue eyes and curly auburn hair, arepossessed by the lovely girl whose faceadorns Hoods Sarsaparilla Calendar for 89.She wears a dainty bonnet, and the head iscut-out so as to look quite realistic.Hoods Calendar is easily the best of itskind, and like the Sarsaparilla it represents,is a good thing to have in the house. Thepad harmonizes with the exquisite array ofcolor above, while the dates are easily read.Hoods Calendar may be obtained of yourdruggist, or by sending 6 cents in stamps toC. I. Hood & Co., Lowell, Mass. IVovr tliat Sorgiiuni is once moreattracting the attention of farmers through-out the country, it is well to know that theSorghum Hand-Book, a valuable treatise onthe cultivation and manufacture of Sor-ghum,may be had free of charge on applica-tion to the BIymyer Iron Works Company,Cincinnati, O. Connndriim.—Why is a bees occupa-tion similar to that of a merchant ? Dontthey both sell combs ? Next. irmm mwrnMrniCMM mm^ jOiumMmL,. 37
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nanagciiiciit to Prevent theBuilding of Drone-Cuinb. Written for the American Bee Journal Query 605.—My bees are in Simplicityhives, with LaDgstroth frames, being home-made, and do not jrive entire satisfaction. IIntend to set a better quality of frames andtransfer the bees. 1. How would it do toplace the new hive under the old one. and letthe hees build comb naturally? The queenwould lay below, and the honey would beplaced above. After the brood had all hatch-ed above, and the upper story was filled withhoney, I could extract it. 2. Would I fretdrone-comb built below in this way, or isthere a better plan that would disturb thebees less,or cause less loss of time and brood ?—Louisiana. I hardly think that the proposedplan would work well, but a trial of itwill tell you.—G. M. Doolittle. Your plan is an excellent one,though you would have to look out fordrone-coitib.—Will M. Barnum. 1. Your plan would not work inSouthern Michigan. 2. I would pre-fer to crowd, and let them swarm
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