Gleanings in Bee Culture Volume 27

Gleanings in Bee Culture Volume 27

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...State Treasury, not otherwise appropriated, a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars per year, for the suppression of foul brood among bees in Michigan. Saia inspector shall receive four dollars per day and traveling expenses, for the actual time served, which sum shall not exceed the moneys hereby appropriated, to be paid by the State Treasurer upon warrants drawn and approved by the Governor. Sec. 7. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication. Sec. 8. By this act all previous legislation on the subject of foul'brood on the statutes of Michigan is hereby repealed. While this is not the same as the excellent Wisconsin law, it contains the essential features of it; and those features are the appropriation of an amount of money, not exceeding $500, and the appointment of an inspector who shall receive $4.00 per day and traveling expenses. A law without these essential features is like the play of Hamlet with Hamlet left out. We hope every man in the State of Michigan will do his full duty; and those who can should go to Lansing and do a little talking privately with the senators and representatives. THE Boiling-point Of Honey--What Is It? In Straws, Dr. Miller refers to what Mr. Taylor says regarding the difference between the specific gravity of honey and that of water, and suggests that Mr. Taylor may be right in assuming that the boiling-point of the former is much higher than that of the latter. I am surprised that neither Dr. Miller nor Mr. Taylor made the experiment each one for himself. Taylor, as you know, believes that the evidence of "one's own senses" is "a thousand times better" than the evidence furnished by some one else, whose skill is unknown. I took two...show more

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  • Paperback | 286 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 513g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236825764
  • 9781236825766