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Contents of this Number.
Ha! Ha! History, Ha! Ha! !
THE A B C OF BEE CULTURE.
Retent Additioits :to the 26 | Hunter's Sifter. The regular price
is 750. A rotary flour and meal
12 80 23 00 Our friends will bear in inind the price of single 30 : Vises, Iron parallel jaws, 12 inch articles are given at the head of each list, and that
wide, to screw on table or bench, the figures refer only to lots of 10 and 100.
1 3 25 131 00
Seventy-Five Cent Counter. FIVE-CENT COUNTER.
60 Coffee-Mill with a covered hopper. Postage.]
[Pr. of 10, of 100
6 00 | 55 00 10 | Brackets to hold clock-shelf
| 45 | 4 25 2 | Silk Handkerchiefs, Beautiful.. 17.00 65 00 % Copper Wire, on spools; suitable for
mending things when they get broken 403 50 ONE DOLLAR COUNTER. 6 Hammer, Tack, coppered; iron handle 40 3 50 4 Hammer, Tack; wood handle...
35 3 00 64 | Wrenches, Coe's pattern, malleable, 16 | Hammer, Carpenter's, full size... 45 1 4 225 black, 15 in. long, extra heavy and 1Pencils, red one end blue the other,
17 50 | 70 00 the best pencil of American Lead Pencil Co.....
| 40 13 50
A. I. ROOT, Medina, o. 2 | Handkerchiefs, all-linen; good size; fine, and neatly hemmed..
| 45 | 4 25 2 | Knives and Forks, small size, and very neatly finished, knife and fork are
| 45 | 4 25 7 | Pie-plates, Tin; Just right for pumpkin pies..
| 40 : 3 50 4 | Tablets, Suitable for writing and coun
Bound in paper, mailed for $1.00. At wholesale, ter-slips; on excellent writing paper | 40 | 3 50 clubbed. One copy, $1.00; 2 copies, $1.90: three cop
same price as GLEANINGS, with which it may be
ies, $2.75; tive copies, $4.00; ten copies, $7.50. TEN-CENT COUNTER.
The same, neatly bound in cloth, with the covers 20 Coal Shovels, wrought iron, with a tin
neatly embellished in embossing and gold, one copy, covered handle to prevent their get
$1.25: 2 copies, $2.40; three copies, $3.50; five copting hot...
| 85 ; 8 00 ies, $5.25: ten copies, $10.00. It ordered by freight 10 | Egg-beaters, single-geared; a wonder
or express, the postage may be deducted, which will for the money
| 851 8 00 be c on the book in paper, and 150 each, on the | Butter-Dishes, individual; glass, 3 for
book in cloth. 10 cents.
| 25 1 2 25 Cook's Manual in paper or cloth at the same price as 2 | Handkerchiefs, all-linen; good size
above. for gentlemen
| 91 8 50 2 | Knives for boys, Two-bladed; although
A. I. ROOT, Medina, o. the blades are not American make, they are steel, and a wonder for the money | 95 | 8 30
199 | Pencils, i doz. for 100. Am. Pencil Co;
and very fair pencils (doz. packages) / 75 1 7 00
gross boxes, per gross.....
$4 00 | Combination Salt and pepper, gives both or either condiment at pleas
In quantities of 5 or more gross, $3,20 per Gross. ure 11 40 13 00 In Pint Bottles, per doz..
.$3 00 | Honey or Syrup Cup; glass, with
6 00 hinged tin cover 11 20 | 10 00 In Gallon Jugs
12 00 | Berry Comports, no foot; glass; very
Green and Red ink are necessarily more expenpretty.
11 30 | 12 50 | Bütter-Dish, on foot: glass; a very
sive, and the price will therefore be one-half more.
50 nice piece of work for the price 11 30 | 12 50 Liquid Bluing, in 6 oz. bottles, per doz.. | Wire-ringed Pot-Cleaners, The cele
.$5 40 brated Iron-Dish Cloth
11 20 | 10 00 I will send y gross, 2 oz. inks, assorted colors,
black, blue, violet, and one bottle each of green and Twenty-Five Cent Counter. red, as a trial order for $1.00.
WM. OLDROYD, Columbus, Ohio. | Clock Oil, an excellent oil for clocks, watches, or any light or delicate
T HIE machinery
12 00 | 18 00 2 i Counter Brushes, a neat and useful article..
11 75 | 16 00 13 | Family Egg-beaters, double geared; a regular fifty-cent article
11 15 | 16 00
The British Bee Journal is now mailed to our ad16 | Lantern, Convex reflector; a very good lantern for only 25 cents | 2 10 20 00
dress in packages, each month. In order to dispose 36 | Twine Boxes, ironed japan..
200 18 00
of them, we offer them at present at $1.00 per year, 20 | Vise to screw on the bench, with
postage paid, beginning Jan. 1881. Will guarantee anvil
12 25 | 21 00
safe arrival of every No. | Wheat-bread plates, glass; has the
A. I. ROOT, Medina, Ohio. motto, "Give us this day our daily bread," blown in the glass around
IMPROVED the edge; a most beautiful plate .. 12 00 18 00 48: Clothespins, best wooden, 6 doz. in a
basket, basket and all, oply 250 .... 1 I 60 | 15 00 2 | Watchmaker's Eye-glasses, a most useful magnifying-glass for a vari
Supplies for the Apiary. Comb Foundation a speety of purposes..
11 50 : 14 00 cialty. Being able to procure lumber cheap, I can
furnish Hives and Sections very cheap. Send for a Thirty-Five Cent Counter. circular.
A. D. BENHAM, 2ud
Olivet, Eaton Co., Mich. | Glass Pitchers, % gallon, very handsome
12 80 125 00 FINE MIXED CARES, with name, 10 cents, | Berry Comports, glass, on foot; a
postpaid. M. L. DORMAN, Sinclairville,
1 2 50 122
Chaut. Co., N. Y,
British Bee Journal.
OIN our club and get free one pound package of The ABC book is received, and my wife and I are
a NEW SEEDLING potato - the finest we ever very well pleased with it. I can hardly see how such Saw --- or 20 Strawberry plants of varieties that sell a nice book can be sold for so little money. Bookfor 550 to $1 per doz. Particulars free.
keepers in these parts would charge $2.00 for just 1-2 P. SUTTON, Ransom, Lack'a Co., Pa. such a book. All the goods that I have ordered
from you have been received, and give good satisW ANTED.--An experienced apiarist; one who
faction. They were also packed in the best of order.
D. F. C. HAMBLEY. can do all kinds of farm work, and handle tools to some extent. Single man preferred. Ap
Spanish Ranch, Plumas Co, Cal., Nov. 16, 1880. plicant must be of good habits, a “man of activity," and ready and willing to take hold of whatever turns
BE YE TEMPERATE IN ALL THINGS. ur. Address immediately, W. P. CLEMENT.
Inclosed find 45 cents, the price for sending 5-cent 1d Motticello, Green Co., Wis.
Sunday-school books for 8 weeks. I think they come
weekly, the same as a newspaper. I would rather F VOR Catalogue and Price List of young Sour- they would come so, even if I had to pay a little more
wood, Black Locust, Buckthorn, Buckbush, postage; for, although I think that I am strictly and other forest trees and seeds,
temperate, as far as the use (or, rather, the disusel Address CHAS. KINGSLEY,
of ardent spirits is concerned, but not always so 1-2 Greeneville Greene Co., Tenn. when I have too much on band at once to read.
White House Station, MRS. WALTER SMITH.
Hunterdon Co., N. J., Dec. 16, 1880. KIND WORDS FROM OUR CUSTOMERS.
I can not for my life understand why any single
subscriber can ask for GLEANINGS at club rates, or I am very much pleased with the Sunday-school complain at you for allowing a small margin to books you sent.
AUSTIS M. MAGEE. agents. If they want the profit, they should get up Coopers, Chilton Co., Ala., Dec. 7, 1880.
the club. Perhaps a great many complain just for
the fun of a growl; if so, just let them growl on, as I received my watch to-day, Dec. 22, and it is a
it perhaps enables them to sleep better. GLEANINGS beauty; and let me thank you for it, for it is just is worth a dollar, without the Home Papers; and the watch you said it was.
H. C. KERSTEN. they alone are worth more than a dollar a year Brooklyn, Iowa.
without the bee department. ENOCH ARWIRE. The inkopowder, gauge, and file, came all right to
Bean Blossom, Brown Co., Ind, Dec. 14, 1880. day; ink is made, and I am writing with it. It flows well.
P. D. S. GREENE.
The above order I culled out of the pamphlet you Barry, Pike Co., III., Dec. 13, 1880.
sent to Miss M-list week. About bees-ahem!
she wants to know if you can not send her some I want to say this, that the 150 coal shovel, though Italian queens for samples on trial!! the handle got broke in the mail, is still worth twice
N. B.-I am innocent if there be a joke in the mat. tbe money. If you only could send tongs to match
A. B. C. it! If you get any tongs before my box of goods
Medway, Greene Co., N. Y., Nov. 29, 1880. leaves, put a pair in.
ISAAC B. ROMFORD. (Why, friend A. B. C., I am really sorry to refuso Bakersfield, Kern Co., Cal., Dec. 12, 1880.
to oblige Miss M.; but you see it is such awful bard
work to raise queens, that, if we did that with ail the The goods came last Saturday. The charges were brothers and sisters, there wouldn't be enough to go $1.35. That was very reasonable, I think. The ex- round; at least I am afraid there wouldn't, and you tractor is just splendid-much nicer than I expected know I am of a careful turn of mind. Abem!) it to be, and the box of bee material was all packed in good shape.
A. OSBUN. The two Sunday-school books that you sent me of Spring Bluff, Wis., Nov. 23, 1880.
late we all like very much, and are hungry for more.
The names of those two were “Pilgrim Street," (God Inclosed find $1.00 for GLEANINGS another year. help us all to gain the victory as little Tom did!) and Thanks for the Home Papers. They help us in West. "General Peg and Her Staff." I enjoy reading ern Connecticut to be unselfish, and thoughtful of GLEANINGS as much as ever - especially "Our others. May the great Lover of us all sustain and Homes.” My prayer is, that God will continue to keep" you until you come to his everlasting king- bless our Christian friends in India. I felt sorry dom.
MRS. A. E. JORDAN. for you when I read the Growlery of this month, beRedding, Ct., Nov. 25, 1880.
cause J. A. Hopkins had such bad luck with his per
chases. We like our little thermometers very much, The A B C book came to hand. The paper, print and Edward Carson thinks his little 150 plane as ing, and binding, are all that could be desired, and near perfect as any thing could be for the price. yet $1.25 pays for it all! The minute precision of its
MARY E. HARTWELL. details makes it a handy book for the novice in bee Medora, Macoupin Co., II., Dec. 6, 1880. culture, and is a guarantee of sound information and instruction.
GEO. H. WADDELL, M. D. Coronaca, Abbeville Co., S. C., Nov. 19, 1880.
The A B C book came to hand all right, and after
reading it all through once, and some of it twice, I The Waterbury watch ordered on the 8th inst, ar- think-well, I will just tell you wbat I think. rived safely on the 16th. Thanks. To say that I am
I think, friend Root, pleased with it, does not express the full truth of
You made a pretty good shoot the matter (I do not wish to beggar the English lan
When you undertook guage.) What a revolution there is in watches!
That A B C book; and they keep on revolving (?) providiog we keep
And we all should peruse, them wound up.
D. P. LANE.
With joy profuse, Kosbkonong, Wis.
A book so free I was much pleased with the several small arti
In its knowledge of the bee.
And long may you live. cles. They are cheap, if they are what they appear to be, and I have no doubt they are, for I have sent
And happy should you be,
In such a book to give, to you several times, and was always well pleased,
As the A B C. and will risk sending to you once more. I was es
W.H. TURNER. pecially pleased with your ten-cent balance. Send me two more.
W. L. MILLSPAUGH.
Fises, Goochland Co., Va. Catherine, Schuyler Co., N. Y., Nov. 22, 1880.
I would as soon be without an almanac for 12 I received the watch on the 14th inst., all safe. I months as to do without your bee journal. I do not wound it up and started it in 24 minutes after I got write for it, for I do not want to be consigned to it, and it has run to a minute with my clock ever either the Growlery or Blasted Flopes. I can not since. I am well pleased with it. You may look out boast of as much as some of your people do; yet I again for orders. "I also received the scissors and concede that I am doing far better since I adopted GLEANINGS for December. Thanks for your prompt- the Simplicity hive and got the Italian bees than I ness.
J. D. COOPER ever did before. But wbile I can not boast of as Traveller's Rost, s. C., Dec. 16, 1880,
much as some do, I love to read their reports.