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THE A B C OF BEE CULTURE.
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DAY HALF TUITION after taking situation. Send stamp for
GRAPH COLLEGE, Sandusky, 0. Mention this paper. We require that every advertiser satisfy us of responsibility and intention to do all that he agrees, and that his goods are really worth the price asked for them. Rates for Advertisements.
$15.00 TO $100.00. AU advertisements will be inserted at the rate of SAMPLES OF FOUNDATION WITH OUR ONE 20 cents per line, Nonpareil space, each insertion. POUND SECTION BOX BY MAIL FOR 12 lines, Nonpareil space make 1 inch. Discounts
FIVE CENTS. will be made as follows:, On 10 lines and upward, 3 insertions, 5 per cent; 6
For illustrations see our Illustrated Catalogue Insertions, 10 per cent; 9 insertions, 15 per cent;
of Apiarian Implements and Supplies, mailed on ap12 insertions, 20 per cent.
A. I. ROOT, Medina, Ohio. On 50 lines (% column) and upward 1 insertion, 5 per
cent; 3 insertions, 10 per cent; 6 insertions, 15 per cent; 9 insertione, 20 per cent; 12 insertions,
25 per cent. On 100 lines (whole column) and upward, 1 insertion, 10 per cent; 3 insertions, 15 per cent; 6 inger
Bound in paper, mailed for $1.00. At wholesale, tions, 20 per cent; 9 insertions, 25 per cert: 12 in- | postoffice singly), with which it inay be clubbed.
same price as GLEANINGS, (but will be sent to any sertions, 33% per cent. On 200 linos.(whole page) 1 insertion, 15 per cent; 3
One copy, $1.00; 2 copies, $1.90 ; three copies, $1.75; insertions, 20 per cent; 6 insertions, 25 per cent;
five copies, $4.00 : ten copies, $7.50. 9 insertions, 30 per cent; 12 insertions, 40 per neatly embellished in embossing and gold, one copy,
The same, neatly bound in cloth, with the covers cent.
A. I. ROOT.
$1.23; 2 copies, $2.40; three copies, $3.50; five cop-
or express, the postage may be deducted, which will
book in cloth.
A. I. ROOT, Medina, o.
W. F. & JOHN BARNES,
lltfd In 2 oz. bottles, black, violet, or blue, in me
Green and Red ink are necessarily more expen-
sive, and the price will therefore be one-half more.
I will send 4 gross, 2 oz. Inks, assorted colors,
A. I. ROOT.
one-fourth gross boxes, has made it expensive for W.P. TAYLOR
my patrons, costing as high as $1.65 for Express
charges alone on three dozen of 2-oz, bottles. In or-
same sum, enough of Green or Red ink for one pint;
or, upon receipt of $1.00, will send the five colors as
different colors, for one dollar. Ink by mail should Address only, like
be ordered directly from factory. No. 1, $1.50; with bu
These inks do not mould, are not injured by Biness card, like No.2,
freezing, and do not corrode the pen. $2.00; with movable
WM. OLDROYD, Columbus, Ohio. months and figures for
Dealers la dating, like No.3, $3.00.
BE:S & FONIY Full outfit included
AND pads, ink, box, etc.
We will send GLEANINGSSent by mail postpaid. Apiarian Supplies.
With The American Bee Journal
į Without ink and pads,
1 75 50c less.
The Bee-Keeper's Exchange...(1 00).
1 90 Put your stamp on
All three of the above Journals.
4 50 every card, letter, paper, book, or anything else that you may send
With American Agriculturist ($1 50). out by mail or express
(2 00). and you will save your
3 00 self and all who do business with you "a worlu of
Scientific American (320)
3 50 trouble." I know, you see.
Fruit Recorder and Cottage Gardener (100) 1 75 We have those suitable for Drucg sus, Grocery
U.S. Official Postal Guide (1 50)...
2 25 men, Hardware Dealers, Dentists, &c., &c.' Send for
Sunday School Times, weekly, (200;....
2 25 Circular. A. I ROOT, Medina, Ohio.
(Above rates include all postage.]
5. & A.
GLEANINGS IN BEE CULTURE.
INDEX OF DEPARTMENTS.
Humbugs and Swindles
chinery, and got every thing in tiptop shape for the
gevity of Workers from Protection from Winds.
21 Queens by Mail in Winter....35 Watertown, Wis., Dec. 15, 1881.
.36 Queeny, Fert. of Transla).20
29 Queen. To Save a valuable..14
.8 Rape Honey for Wint'g.....3
Rock Candy for Dysentery..3?
Hayhurst's Pail Story .36 Telephones in Swarming.
29 CHAFF AND SIMPLICITY HIVES.
Perfect machinery for turning out first-class work,
by first of January, .at special rates. Write for
Honey, 25 c. a Pailful
What Hasty didn't Do, .25 prices - no circulars. C. A. GRAVES,
ESSEX PIGS A SPECIALTY!
has enabled us to secure 32,809 pounds of surplus
honey from 160 swarms of bees the present season,
L. C. ROOT & BRO., Mohawk, N. Y.
some in Canada or near. Address
part de faultysshall not furnish them. Fühest price 50 STANDS arfa Italiane Bees Gore exchange for
J. A. OSBORNE,
Names of responsible parties will be inserted in any of the following departments, at a uniform price of 20 cents each insertion, or $2,00 per year.
FIFTY YEARS AN APIARIAN.
manufacturers of APIARIAN SUPPLIES in New Names inserted in this department the first time with England. out charge. After, 200 each insertion, or $2,00 per year.
Our experience dates back to the first experiments of Mr. Langstroth in the movable-comb system.
Send for our Price List of Bees, Queens, and SupThose whose names appear below agree to furnish plies, before making your purchases for 1882. Italian queens for $1.00 each, under the following
Address WM. W. CARY & SON, conditions: No guarantee is to be assumed of purity; itra
Colerain, Franklin Co., Mass. or anything of the kind, only that the queen be reared from a choice, puro mother, and had commenced to lay when they were shipped. They also agree to return the money at any time when customers become impatient of such delay as may be unavoidable.
Bear in mind that he who sends the best queens, RANTOUL, CHAMPAIGN CO., ILL. put up most neatly and most securely, will probably receive the most orders. Special rates for warranted
Is still in the Queen-rearing and Supply business; and tested queens, furnished on applicatior to any of the parties. Names with *, use an imported queen and, thanking his old customers for past favore, mother. If the queen arrives dead, notify us and would ask for at least a part of their trade the comwe will send you another. Probably none will be ing season. All goods warranted. Send for circular. sent for $1.00 before July 1st, or after Nov. If wanted sooner, or later, see rates in price list.
IOR SALE.-One Foot-power Saw (Barnes'), in
, . *E. W. Hale, Newark, Wirt Co., W. Va.
2-1 *A. I. Root, Medina, Ohio.
1-sa J. F. MICHAEL, German, Darke Co., Obio. *H. H. Brown, Light Street, Columbia Co., Pa. Itf *Paul L. Viallon, Bayou Goula, La.
Recent Additions to the *S. F. Newman, Norwalk, Huron Co., O. 1tfa c. H. Deane, sro, Mortonsville, Woodford Co., K. COUNTER STORE.
(Pr. of 10, of 100 Hive Manufacturers. THREE-CENT COUNTER.
| Slates, hard-wood frame, 8% x64, . 28 2 50 Who agree to make such hives, and at the prices 4 | Milk-skimmers, either pierced or plain 25 1 2 25 named, as those described on our circular.
5 i Nest-eggs, chinaware..
27 | 2 50 A. I. Root, Medina, Ohio.
5 Pie-plates, scallopped, 8 in., tin.
25 | 2 25 P. L. Viallon, Bayou Goula, Iberville Par., La. Itfd Pic-plates, white ware, 7 in
28 2 50 S. F. Newman, Norwalk, Huron Co., 0.
FIVE-CENT COUNTER. J. F. Hart, Union Point, Greene Co., Ga.
6 Toy Sleds, Wagons, Cradles, and 1 454 25 Wheelbarrows, our Own manufacture, strong and neatly
finished, printed in bright colors, with nursery rhymes, etc., C. OLM'S COMB FOUNDATION MACHINE. for our children. Send for samples,
3 Rubber Balls; fun for the juveniles.. | 40 13 75 SEND FOR SAMPLE AND CIRCULAR.
4 Baskets, 1 qt., fancy willow ........... 408 75 5tfa C. OLM, Fond du Lac, Wis.
Always please the little ones. 4 | "Mince Pies," this a tine quality of | 47 | 4 50
Mince meat, containing all the spices, raisins, etc., evaporated STOP! LISTEN : so as to keep safely. One package (with printed directions) The new Deane System for Comb Honey.
will make a LARGE NICE MINCE PIE. The N. A. B. K. A. says it surpasses any thing of
4 | Padlock
| 48 4 75
Strong and wonderfully well made, for 5 cents. the kind, combining all the necessary arrangements, 4 | Banks
| 35 | 3 25 simple and complete. One full set for 50 cts. Weight, Drum pattern: a wonder for 5 cts. 4 to 5 lbs. Sent by freight or express as you direct. 2 Files, 3-cornered.
| 47 | 4 50 Send money by P. 0. money-order to Versailles, Right for hand-sawy; good. Woodford Co., Ky., at my risk. Send for price list. Plates, white, dinner, 8-inch
43 | 4 00 Will send by mail, exact measurement of each piece | Bowls, white ware, pint, nice
38 3 50 of the Star Chaff Hive, and the new Deane System, Essence, Lemon, 2 oz.; good.
47 | 4 50 for 30 one-cent stamps. Don't fail to put your name
Castor oil, 2 oz
43 | 4 00 and P. O. address. C. H. DEANE, Sweet oil, 2 oz..
403 75 12-5d Mortonsville, Woodford Co., Ky. 6 | Pail, tin, 2 qt...
| 45 | 4 25
Our own make, and won't leak. Cover for same, 3c more. HEADQUARTERS FOR
TEN-CENT COUNTER. 3 Dish Cloth, of iron rings
| 75 1 7 00 For pots and kettles. Threo for 25 cents. 2 | Paper-cutter, ivory, black handle. 959 00 2 | Sewing-machine needles
75 17 00
Paper of three, for any leading sewing machine. Imported and home-bred; nuclei and full colo- Pitchers, white, l-qt., nice
8.5 18 00 nies. For quality and purity, my stock of bees can Hartshorn, spirits of, 2 oz..
85 8 00 not be excelled in the United States. I make a Essence Peppermint, 2 oz., good. 858 00 specialty of manufacturing the Dunham foundation. 5 Baskets, 2-quart
706 09 Try it. If you wish to purchase Bees or Supplies, Fancy willow; very handsome. Three for 25 cents. send for my new Circular, containing directions for introducing queens, remarks on the new races of
FIFTEEN-CENT COUNTER. Bees, &c. Address
5 I Combined Adjustable Tunnel and Itfd DR. J. P. H. BROWN, Augusta, Ga.
Strainer See Jan. GLEANINGS ... 11 20 | 10 00 3 Knives, 2-blade, white handle. 1 20 10 00 | Essence Jamaica Ginger, OZ. 1 40 | 13 50
As good as any.
| 1 40 ! 8 00 A most valuable instrument, when traveling in the woods
when away from home on a cloudy day, etc. A small size, with I am now prepared to manufacture bee-hives,
ring, to hang it to a watch-guard, same price. wholesale and retail at the very lowest prices. Send
8 | Lunch-baskets, or satchels, straw.. 1 40 | 13 00 one dollar, to get one of D. A. Jones' celebrated
15 Maple-sugar candy by the wagon-load | 1 30 12 00
Wagon (size 2x3x6) thrown in, all for 15c. Sled load, wheelhives. Catalogue furnished on application.
barrow-load, or cradleful, same price. Otfa
JOHN M. KINZIE, Doon, Ont., Can. 20 | Sled, like 250 one, but only 4% x6x12 | 1 20 | 11 00
Early Italian & Cyprian Queens.
Twenty-Five Cent Counter. KIND WORDS FROM OUR CUSTOMERS. 3 Gents' Scissors, solid steel
11 80 17 00 6 / Snears, 8-in., Solid Steel Blaule. 1 80 i 17 00 A great acquisition over those we have been selling. I have The silver spoons came to hand in due time, and visited the factory, examined the steel, an I seen it riveted and all who see them admire them. welded to the handles. They are made in rout, and WILL CUT. Cainp or lawn stool, folding; otrong 1 2 25 21 00
Fewark, Del., Nov. 23, 1881. GEO. W. SIMMONS. Sled, painted in fancy colors
2 (0 | 18 CO
Send me two more of the small dictionaries. Size 5x9x18; strong and serviceable.
Everybody who sees them wants one. Thirty-Five Cent Counter.
M. W. HARRINGTON. 1 Cups and Saucers
13 30 | 30 00
York Center, Iowa Co., Ia., Dec. 5, 1881. Nice white ware, set of 6. 8 | Table-steels, old stvle, and reliable. 13 10 30 00 The 16-inch Gem planer I ordered of you is reShears, Solid Steel Blades....
| 3 00 27 00 ceived, and is a very fine machine - first-class workNickel plated.
manship, and it works splendidly. 2 Silk handkerchief, size 13 00 | 29 00
J. D. GOODRICH. of the new dotted pattern; pretty and good.
East Hardwick, Vt., Dec. 5, 1881. FIFTY-CENT COUNTER. 1 Cups and Saucers..
| 4 00 | 35 00
The watch came last week all rigbt; it is a marvel With handles, set of 6.
of beauty and cbeapness, and a good timekeeper. Tureens, soup, white granite, in.. 14 50 42 50 Your kindness and fair dealing are highly appreciatShears, 9 in., solid steel blades..
D. S. TYLER. Nickel plated
Clio, Mich., Dec. 5, 1881. Seventy-Five Cent Counter. | Flour can, 10 gallons...
I was much pleased with the spring balance and 16 00 55 00
comb-bolder; and the little book on the microscope Holds exactly one sack of flour. It is also excellent for can. died honey, as it has a stont sloping cover, and pair of strong
is just splendid, and is worth three times its cost to handles to lift it by. It will hold about 110 lbs.
any person who has a scientific taste. A. TIGGES. ONE-DOLLAR COUNTER
Maratbon City, Wis., Nov. 11, 1881. 45 | Clock, black, enameled iron......... 19 25 / 90 00
Called " Wee-wag.” Almost as pretty as black marble, and Inclosed find 13 cents, for which please send Part a good timer.
II. of Our Homes. I have Part I. almost by heart, BARBED PENCP-WIRE OF STEEL. We can now furnish Bessemer-steel barbed fence.wire, paint.
and now I want all the Home Papers up to the timo ed, the best in the market, at 10 ernts per lb.; and as it weighs
I commenced taking GLEANINGS. only 1 lb. to rod, it makes a cheap fence. One strand ins
BURTON L. SAGE. tened on top of a board or rail fence, makes it stock proof. New Haren, Conn., Aug. 27, 1881. Galvanized wire, il c. Staples (steel) for same, 7 c, per lb. Plicrs and wire shears, for cutting No. 9 wire, 31.25. A. I. ROOT, Medina, Ohio.
Please accept thanks for favors during the past spason; for promptness in filling orders, mode of shipping, etc. My best wishes to you and all connected with the factory (Blue Eyes not forgotten). I hope to more than double my orders next season. Ashley, Pa., Aug. 8, 1881.
My copies of GLEANINGS are nearly worn out, as Under this head will be inserted, free of charge, the names or all those having honey to sell, as well as those wanting to buy.
they have been lent to bee keepers so much. Please mention how much, what kind, and prices, as far as pos
FRED TIMMERMAN. sible. As a general thing. I would not advise you to send your Fayette, Fayette Co., Ia., Oct. 31, 1881. honey away to be sold on cominíssion. It near home, where you can look after it, it is often a very good way. By all means,
[( will always replace those worn out in such serdevelop your home market. For 25 cents we can furnish little vice, free, friend T.] boards to hang up in your dooryard, with the words. ** Honey for Sue," neatly painted. It wanted by mail, 10 cents extra for postage. Boards saying "Bees and Queens for sale, same
The package came to band, and I found it all pice. price.
My bees have done finely this year. The queens
that I received of you last year are fine, I am CITY MARKETS.
proud of you as of any man living. I said that I had
found the right man in the right place. CLEVELAND.- Honey.-Our honey market is not
JOHN BAY8. quite so active now, but prices remain unchanged. Boxford, DeKalb Co., Mo., Oct. 24, 1881. We are selling best white comb in l-1b. sections at 22: 210. at 20 21; dark, 17 @ 18: ext., 11 c. in large, and The 15-cent dictionary come to hand all right, and 12 c. in small packages. War, 22 to 25.
I declare it is quite a prize for the money. I showed Cleveland, Dec. 21, 1881.
A. C. KENDEL.
it to my teacher, and asked him what he thought it
ought to be worth. He replied that he thought such CINCINNATI.- Honey. The market for extracted a book would cost forty or fifty cents. honey is as good as ever, and the supply keeps up
ISABELLA WIER. well with the demand. Quotations are about the South River, Anne Arundel Co., Md., Nov. 18, 1881. same as last – 8 @ 11 cts. per lb, on arrival. Choice comb honey brings 18 cts. on arrival, and sells in the I send P. 0. order for $5.00 for five years' subscripjobbing way as high as 22. Wax, 18 @ 22 on arrival.
tion and the premium stem-winder. I hope your Cincinnati, Dec. 21, 1881.
C. F. Mura.
subscription list will be large. You have saved the DETROIT.-- Honey. – But little honey is changing timely exposure of
bee-keepers ten thousard dollars at least by your hands, dealers being mostly supplied. Good honey,
THOMAS BYRNE. in attractive shape, maintains its price at 20 @ 22 c. Baton Rouge, La., Nov. 24, 1881. War.-But little in the market, and is worth from 20 25 c.
A. B. WEED. Detroit, Dec. 26, 1881.
Inclosed find $4.18. Please send me GLEANINGS for
1882, and one of the improved Waterbury watches. CHICAGO.- Honey.-- The market prices of honey The one I got of you last February keeps as correct and wax remain unchanged.
time as any watch I ever owned; in fact, gives me Chicago, Dec. 21, 1881.
A. H. NEWMAN. more pleasure than any watch I ever carried, for it
needs no medicine to keep it going. One barrel of white-clover honey, weighing 235 lbs.,
J. S. TADLOCK. for which I will take 10c. per lb.; honey is candied Kingsbury, Guad. Co., Texas, Nov. 21, 1881. solid. No charge for barrel. Delivered on cars at Gettysburg, Pa.
A. I, WEIDNER. That watch you sent me for the small sum of ten Bigler, Adams Co., Pa., Dec. 16, 1881.
dollars has puzzled the watch-dealers here. They
have been trying to compete with your prices, but I will sell 4400 lbs. of choice sage honey, candied, in all have failed, and one of my friends told tbem that 80-1b. ting, in lots of 6 cans or more, delivered in any he would let me send to a bee-man out in Ohio and of the principal cities of the U.S., at 12 c. per lb. get one. Therefore please send by first mail, one
R. WILKIN, ten-dollar American watch. Wm. DeWORTH, San Buenaventura, Cal., Dec. 17, 1881.
Bordentown, N. J., Dec. 5, 1881.
The reason I haven't sent these small amounts
HOW TO GET SUBSCRIBERS. more promptly. is, it is so expensive, and I had con- I was so delighted with GLEANINGS. I had some cluded to wait till I made an order, as I do every copies in my pocket. When I saw a bee-keeper I year; but I know this is wrong; and besides, friend offered him one to read, with an invitation to take a Byrne predicts a failure, and we must not allow that. copy. In every instance they have done so. WilKeep up the Home Papers by all means, and tell our kinson did not know that he wanted it at the time I friend away up in Maine, if he don't want them to offered him the copy. I passed bis residende yestertake bis knife and cut them out. C. H. DEANE. day, and asked him how he liked it. He came out Mortonsville, Ky., Dec. 5, 1881.
to the road and said it was just what he wanted. He
would not do without it; said his wife wanted him Magnifying-glass and postal of Oct. 21st received. to take the A B C, but GLEANINGS was just what he Thanks for the beautiful little instrument. It is wanted. He nerer had any honey except what be fine for so small a price. My 75c colony is doing took out of hives, L. movable frames. They are all finely. They have taken in 30 lbs. of honey since in a hurry; want to begin with Nov. No. Send them Wednesday. I am informed that if any want to buy along.
FRED TIMMERMAN. cheap black bees in box hives, they can get them Fayette, Iowa, Nov. 1, 1881. about or near Reynolds, White County, Indiana, at two dollars a stand, as many as one wants. My bees
Smoker No. 2, which you sent me in place of the are all packed for winter but one, and it has a good
one Uncle Sam put his foot on, came all right, and, sbed.
GEO. L. HOLLENBACH.
as the girls say about a new hat, it is just nobby.” Noblesville, Hamilton Co., Ind., Oct. 24, 1881.
I think you are very kind to send another emoker; but I do not feel just right to have you stand all the
loss. I don't know which to do in return for your I rec-ived all the goods promptly, and in good kindness - pay off the debt against your factory, or order, but I don't see how in the world you can fur- try to get you some new suhscribers for your maga. nish articles for so small a price. Your pruning zine. I think I will try the latter plan. How would shears - why. I could not get a pair like that for it do to leave a space at the bottom of your labels for less than $1.75 in the city of New York! Your glass- comb honey, to fill with pen or pencil the kind of cutters are simply immense for that price. I had a honey the case contained, also space for name and few glasses to put in the greenhouse, which bad to address of producer?
P. W. RICATMYER. be cut to fit; and I tell you, they just worked splen- Gilboa, Schoharie Co., N. Y., Nov. 22, 1881. did. You may expect another order shortly. Meanwhile accept thanks for promptness.
[[ think I would use a separate label for the pur. Carlstadi, N. J., Nov. 15, 1881. FR. HOLTKE.
pose you mention, friend R.-Your very kind words pay for all the damage, but we should be very glad
of the subscribers. ] THE 5-CENT SUNDAY-SCHOOL BOOKS. I have the Sunday-school books, entitled “The five years and one Waterbury watch, latest improved
What will be your lowest terms for GLEANINGS for Giant-killer," "The Roby Family," "On the Way," nickel case? We like GLEANINGS so well, and also “Ethel Linton," "Sheer or," and "Silver Keys,'
the editor, that we want to secure it for the above And I would say to those who bave not read them, he
time. It is a pleasure to deal with you; for if there sure to get them when you are making your selec
are any mistakes, you are always ready to correct tions. If any one only knew the wholesome and in
them if you were at fault. W. 0. & G. L. BEACH. teresting matter contained in these books, he would
Quitman, Nodaway Co., Mo., Nov. 19, 1881. not, I think, hesitate to hand over the insignificant price and read them.
J. P. MOORE.
[Many thanks for your very kind words, friend B.;
and all that troubles me about them is, that I may Morgan, Pendleton Co., Ky., Nov. 28, 1881.
not always deserve them.-As we are doing a great
deal to introduce the Waterbury watches, the manuA HINT FOR OUR YOUNG LADY READERS.
facturers have given us an especial rate, where we I only echo the words of hundreds of others when
use them as premiums, and this enables us to give a I say that my apiary, without GLEANINGS, would be
watcb, free of postage, to everybody who sends us like a ben with
her head cut off. It would merely $5.00 for five subscriptions. It may be a club of five, flutter around for awhile and then die. And now a
or sent to five different addresses, if all are new.) little about tobacco: I used to smoke a great deal; but a young lady took me in hand, and said that I headed, ***A Big Swindle,” in which you ask, " Now,
On page 567, Nov. GLEANINGS, I notice an editorial must not smoke; result, no more smoke. Just give who of you is it that has been selling us pure queens some of your lady friends the hint, and you will see what power they have over the young men.
for hybrids?” I suppose I must confess that I A. C. MILLER.
am "guilty," for I see no chance to escape, as one Barrington, Bristol Co., R. I., Dec. 6, 1891.
of your customers, whose order I Alled, wrote me thai the queen (which I sold for hybrid) was pure.
Speaking of her bees he called them "little beauI thought I would drop GLEANINGS this time (I ties." I wrote him that I was glad to hear it, and of have taken it 3 years); but when the last number course did not ask for any thing extra. I did not came I felt I must continue the subscription an- know she was pure when I shipped her: I thought other year. I have no bees, mine having gone where sbe was hybrid, but found out later that I was misthe sunshineth ever," last winter, and I have not
taken. So it was with one or two more I shipped replenished my hives; but I think I will next spring; you for hybrids, and I thought, “Won't that fellow I can report only two stocks in this township that I be tickled when he finds that his queen is a tested know of, and it's almost impossible to find buyers one instead ef a hybrid one?” I feel amply paid by for the boney yet on hand. But send me GLEANINGS; so agreeably disappointing those fellows, if it was if I have no bees it does me so much good to read of really I. I know I am the “chap" in at least one of others who do have them; and then the Home Pa- the cases which I have stated. Can you not tell, pers are a source of great pleasure and profit to me, friend Root, by going to your queen-books, the one if others do denounce them.
T. J. COOK.
from whom you got the "bogus" hybrid queens? Newpoint, Decatur Co., Ind., Dec. 7, 1881.
Look, and let me know.
SQUARE MEN. The box of goods shipped to my address the 17th
I wish to state that I fully approve of your is received, every thing in good condition. Almost idea of having a list of square men. I think it every article was better than we expected - a
will be a great aid to all of the honest ones. I will wonder for the money - 50 to 75 per cent cheaper leave it to you and my customers whether I deserve than the same could have been bought here. Why
to be placed in that list or not. I have dealt with do you advertise the carpenter's level an “imitation
you very much, and you have trusted me whenever rosewood,” when it is good cherry, same as all lev
I asked you to send me goods, before I had paid for els, just as good as rosewood; while to say" imita- them, for which I hereby tender you many thanks. tion," conveys the impression that it is soft wood,
You can tell whether I have acted honestly with you only painted, which would be a poor article even if it imitated gold. I shall want another box of goods unto others as you would have them do to you," in
or not. I have tried to follow the golden rule, "Do after awhile.
S. C. PERRY.
all my business transactions. I have tried to, in erPortland, Ionia Co., Mich., Nov. 25, 1881.
ery instance, as I thought God would have me do, (Why, you see, friend P., it was imitation rosewood asking him to lead me; and, judging from the pile At first, but the manufacturers improved them, and of letters before me to-night, I have not tried in we had not got round to note it. Many thanks for vain.
J. P. MOORE. your kind words. ]
Morgan, Pendleton Co., Ky., Nov. 4, 1881,