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Bennett, B.S.K. (ed.) / The Pacific bee journal
Vol. 5, No. 10 (October, 1902)

[Cover] The Pacific bee journal,   pp. [229]-234 PDF (1.8 MB)

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Prospectus of Pacific
Honey Producers.
Is  inccrporated
for $50,000, divid-
CORPORATION       ed  into   50,000
shares of a par value of $1 per share.
Its principal place of business is
Los Angeles, where its factory is lo-
cated for the manufacture of bee hives
and apiary supplies, and the office of
the corporation. Its apiaries are lo-
cated at various ranches in the State
for the production of bees, honey and
stock is repre-
STOCKHOLDERS' Every share of
SECURITY          sented in   prop-
eity, land, bees, hives and supplies,
and is a producer of dividends.
We will own only
the  1) e s t  (the
APIARIES          cream)   of the
paying bee ranches of this and adjoin-
ing States, representing California,
Aiizona, Colorado, Utah, Texas, Cuba
and the Hawaiian Islands, where the
revenue is shown by the United States
Honey Report for 1900 to be 100 per
cent. on the investment.
We will buy for
cash and deal in
HONEY             honey, wax and
bees, aside from our own production,
to stimulate prices and encourage
proper methods of production.
HONEY              All honey will be
packed and seal-
INSPECTION        ed  under the
supervision of an officer of the associa-
tion and carry a $1000 guarantee of
purity, grade and flavor.
CAPITAL           Bee-keepers may
purchase one or
STOCK             more shares of
stock for cash, or receive stock
for their apiaries, managing the same
for the association on a salary of from
$30 to $60 a month, or percentage, the
association furnishing all supplies in
season for the proper running of the
apiary, besides he receives the yearly
dividend realized from the product of
teat apiary and all the other apiaries
of the association.
Abee-keeper own-
ing 250 colonies
PROFITS           and fixtures, in
good condition, would be entitled to
about $1000 worth of stock, should
this apiary produce 15 tons of honey
in the season (which is not large, as
we have known of 20 and even 25 tons
to 250 colonies); his dividends would
amount to nearly $1000, and he would
get a dividend realized from other
apiaries, even should his apiary fail in
The United States Honey Report for
100 shows the product of bees in the
Pacific States to be $1 per annum for
every dollar invested, and of course
rot all reported are managed for the
best profits.
The selection of
the best paying
DIVIDENDS         apiaries in  the
Pacific States, the best bee-keepers
and select locations will gain for the
industry a position of certainty. A
dividend will be declared even if there
should be a failure at ore point, and a
good yield at all points would produce
a splendid dividend.
The   association
will locate and
MARKETS           establish  depots
o& distribution throughout the world's
market, seeking  out the places of
scarce supply and high prices; equaliz-
ing distribution so that a big crop will
not demoralize prices; holdirg in ware-
houses the surplus to supply the de-
mand at times of shortage.
STEADY            Skilled bee-keep-
ers will be able to
ENPLOYMENT        follow  the busi-
ncss on a salary all year in the vari-

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