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A meeling of tbe Washtenaw counly beu keepers' association was beid iu iho m of the pomologieal society Ihsi Thursday. President N. A. Pruden cal led tbe meeting to order. The verbal reports of memben gave tbe oumber of üolonies represented at over TOO. Tbc ireatïsi number of supplies from one colony waa Ihal of M. Hunt, of DeLrott, consisting ot Lllone-pound section boxea on whicu lio realized $H nel. He also from fdur sraall swarms cleared $sJ net. Valuable papen were read by C. Iv. Benaell, óf Wbitmorc Lake, and N. tlastWOÓd, of Aun Arlxir, on how U j Iorbee3. Prof. Bteere, of the uaivewity, i ■we a vLM-y lucid dcscription of tbe vv of Boulh America, wbich are a stiogless vanety. He aUo gave au account of ;u unkuown species in the Philippine lalaada whicb are much larger a Btrooger tliitn our doroeslic species, and of :i species of bees much like our own in Pormosa, vrbere tUf Bavages have iliem ín thcir ■v.i peculiar lints liviiis; witli thein in perfect harmony. The meetiüg was oue j of tbe tnosl ioteresting and inttructive j ever beid in lliis section of Uie state. Tbe i name of the society was ckanged from Washteuaw county bee-keepera' o ciation to tliui of soutbeastern iLicbifjuu ; bee-keepers' association. Tlie next : ing is lo be held in this city on thu l h day of May. In the discussion "io bees piincture grapesï" tbu conclusión was that bees do not, but il is tbe wasps or wha! are called yellow jackets.


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