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Weeks' Improvement

Categories: HIVES.
Bee Keeping: Mysteries Of Bee-keeping Explained

Yet Mr. Weeks makes an alteration, calls it an improvement, the expense

is but a trifle more; it is sufficient to be sanctioned by a patent.

From front to rear, the bottom is about three inches narrower than the

top, somewhat wedge-shape; it has the merit to prevent the combs from

slipping down, when they _happen_ to be made, to have the edges

supported. The objections are, that filth from the bees will not fall

as readily to the bottom as if every side was perpendicular, and the

extra trouble in constructing.