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Leahy, R. B. (ed.) / The progressive bee-keeper
Vol. XI [XIII], No. 11 (Nov., 1903)

A story of brotherhood,   pp. 300-[302-303]


Page [302-303]

!Two Years f(
Aft-r a man succeeds in          publishing a good journal, t
getting them    to reading it and becoming acquantedi with its me
circulars, etc.    All this costs money.          I think I ant safe in
out $2.00 in advertising ; hence 1 have often said that a publish
for the sake of getting it into new hands.           It would cost no me
but, for obvious reasons this plan could not be put into practic
200 and 300 complete sets of back numbers for the present yea
and the rest of this year free to anyone who will send me $1.
numbers already published read the following:
REVIEW                             FOR 19O3.
January illustrates and describes a Queen Incubater and Brooder which allows the
bees access to the cells and queen at all times. It also contains several excellent
articles on the subject of Commercial Organization among bee-keepers.
February contains a five-page article, perhaps the best ever published on foul brood.
It tells how to detect the disease with unerring certainty, to prevent its spread in
the apiary. to keep it under control. build up the diseased colonies. secure a good
cop of honey. and at the same time surely rid the apiary of the pest, all iti ane
saowith almost no loss.
March gives the pot-trait of a veteran bee-keeper of Michigan who manages out-
apiaries 50 miles from home with only four visitsa ear. averaging a profit of $1,0(
eaen visit. tHe describes his methods in this issue of the review.
April has a fronterpiece of bronze blue showing Mr. T. F. Bingham's apiary and
wintering cellar, and Mr. Bingham describes the cellar and its very successful
management. L. Stachelbausen tells how to prevent both natural swarming and
increase in an out-apiary, and secure a fine crop of honey.
flay illustrates and describes a tank and method for fumigating foul broody cotmbs
with formlin. This is the largest tank and most extensive, successftl experi-
ment that has been made.
Perhaps you have been thinking of subscribing at the begiln
if you wait until Janituary
SUPERIOR         STOCK!           view oe      mt a             r'
pIlai lied above as loigns the supply of back numbers for 1!)3 holds out, all new sbscrihers for
1904 Mil receive thern free. In other words ift you order soon, you   n get lye leview for
1903 ;.o l( 904 and at queen of the Superior "'took next springx for- only $2.00-
rOne Dollar!,
ext stop is that of getting it into the hands of the people, of
This can be done by advertising, sending out sample copies,
ng that for every new subscriber I have received, I have paid
if a good journal could afford to send his paper one year free
[han other forms of advertising and would be very effective,
f I am   going to come as near to it as I can.        I have between.
Id as long as the supply holds out I will send a complete set,
foe the Review for 1904.       For a few particular- regarding the
lune illustrates and describes the use of the cheapest power for hive-making, wood
sawing-, feed-grinding, water-pumping, etc-a power windmill. 
JuIv has articles from such men as R. L. Taylor and H. R. Boardman, on "End of
the Season Problems," those problems that come up just as the honey harvest is
closing and preparations for winter come on apace. Mr. MeEvoy also tells how to
treat fool brood after the honey harvest is over.
September has an article from Mr. H. Boardman, in which be describes his winter-
ing cellar above ground, and tells how he succeeds in controlling the temperature
and ventilation---sometimes using artificial heat. 1 . L.  Taylor contributes an at-
tidle On "(jOmmercial Or-ganization Among Bee-Keepers," in which he states the  '4
case so clearly that no more argument is needed.
October is pretty nearly taken up with only two articles. The first is by R. L.
'aylot on  [he Cellar Wintering of Bee.' It is an old subject but r. Taylor
ha's the faclty of saying new things on old subjects. He covers the groutnd very
completely, and gives many a useful hint to the man who winters his bees in the
cellar. The other article is by the editor in which he writes of California as a
bee- eeping state. giving eight beautiful illustrations made from photos taken by
himself wvh(en on a recent visit to California. Several of these are full page.
November or December will be a special number in which the editor will dc.eribe
that paradise fot bee-keepers, Northern Michigan. using a large number of cuts,
Iade frotm photos that he took last summer while on an extended visit to that region.
of the year- do it now and you will get the back numbers--
)robably wont get then.
W. Z. HUTCHINSON,
_------         FLINT, MICMHIGAN.


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