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Historic, Archive Document
Do not assume content reflects current
scientific knowledge, policies, or practices.
The Priceless Ingredient and
Archias’ ‘‘Sure Seeds”
In the city of Bagdad lived Hakeem, the
Wise One. There came to him—one day—a
young man, who had spent much but got
little, and said: “Tell me. Wise One, what
shall I do to receive the most for that which
Hakeem answered, “A thing that is bought
or sold has no value unless it contains that
which cannot be bought or sold. Look for
the ‘Priceless Ingredient.’ ”
But what is the Priceless Ingredient? Spoke
then the Wise One: “My son, the Priceless
Archias’ Gilt Edge Warranty
Upon receipt of our seeds, examine them,
test them in any way you wish and if found
unsatisfactory return in ten days and money
will be refunded. We give no warranty,
express or implied, as to the description,
quality, productiveness or any other matter
of any seeds, bulbs or plants we send out.
If the purchaser does not accept the goods
on these terms, they are to be returned at
Ingredient of every product in the market is
the Honor and Integrity of him who makes
it. Consider his name before you buy.”
And so it is with Seeds. Archias’ “Sure
Seeds”, Bulbs and Plants are Tested for
germination and purity and are backed by al¬
most a half century of experience in growing
and careful selection for quality and produc¬
tiveness. Archias’ products do contain the
Our interest in your success is not ended
when your order is filled correctly but we
have been interested in it for years, and will
be interested in the crops you obtain from
our seeds this year.
We have taken every precaution to see that
the seeds you purchase this year will make
successful crops as far as it is within our
power, because we realize that your future
orders depend to a large extent upon the care
we have taken in selecting your seeds.
Archias’ Seed Store wants your business
this year and your good will for future busi¬
ness and we feel that our efforts will assist
you in raising better crops and gfive you a feel¬
ing of good will toward Archias’.
We Ship By Parcel Post Anywhere in This Country
PARCEL POST RATES
tional lb. or
1st. lb. fraction
1st zone, up to 50 miles . 7c Ic
2nd zone, 50 to 150 miles . 7c Ic
3rd zone, 150 to 300 miles . 8c 2c
4th zone, 300 to 600 miles . 9c 4c
51 h zone, 600 to 1000 miles .10c 6c
6th zone. 1000 to 1400 miles .11c 8c
7th zone, 1400 to 1800 miles.13c 10c
8th zone, over 1800 miles .14c 12c
Ask your postmaster what zone you are in, make note
of it and use this table.
Seeds, Plants and Bulbs can be mailed, the rates being
one cent for each two ounces up to eight ounces. All
packages over eight ounces take pound rates as per
table. In ordering a pound remit postage for two pounds,
as packing will increase weight.
The weight limit to zones one, two and three is 70
pounds ; to all others, 50 pounds.
Bulk limit (measurements around package both ways)
in all zones, 84 inches.
Liquids, poisons and goods packed in glass must be
sent by express.
Ageratum . 22
Alfalfa . 18
Alsike . 18
Althea . 27
Alyssum . 22
Apple . 28
Aquilegia . 22
Asparagus ... 3, 30
Asters . 22
Balsam . 22
Balsam Apple . . 24
Balsam Pear ... 24
Barberry . 27
Barley . 20
Bayer Dust. 20
Beans . 4
Beet . 3
Blackberries ... 29
Bulbs . 31, 32
Buckwheat . 20
Butterfly Bush . 27
Butterfly Flower 22
Cabbage .5, 30
Caladium . 31
Calendula . 22
Calla . 31
Calliopsis . 22
Campanula .... 22
Supplies .. 36, 37
Candytuft . 22
Cane . 20
Cardinal Climber 24
Carolina Allspice 27
Castor Bean ....
Cauliflower .. 5,
Corn, Pop .
Corn, Sweet . . ,
Cow Peas .
Cypress Vine . . .
22 Dog and Cat Foods
27 and Supplies. . 37
30 Eggplant . 7
30 Elephant Ear .. 31
23 Endive. 7
28 E'schscholtzia ... 23
Euphorbia . 23
23 I Everlastings ... 23
20 , Fertilizer . . . 14, 17
Feterita . 20
23 Flower Seeds..22-26
24 Forget-Me-Not .. 23
Four O’clock ... 23
Foxglove . 23
Fruit Packages. . 32
24 Geranium . 23
0 Gladiolus . 31
0 Globe Flower . . 27
23 Golden Bell .... 27
40 j Goldfish and
22 1 Supplies . 35
2^ Gooseberries ... 29
^ i Gourds . 24
24 Grapes . 30
20 Grasses, Farm . . 18
24 Grass, Lawn ... 17
31 Hedge Plants . . 27
40 Herbs . 7
27 Hibiscus . 23
27 High Bush
23 Cranberry ... 27
Hollyhocks . 23
Honeysuckle ... 27
Horseradish .... 30
Hotkaps . 30
Hyacinth Bean. . 24
Hydrangea . 27
Indian Currant . 27
Insecticides .... 33
Job’s Tears .... 23
Kale . 7
Kerria, White . . 27
Kohl-rabi . 7
Kudzu Vine .... 24
Larkspur . 23
Lawn Grass .... 17
Lettuce . 8
Lilac . 27
Lilies . 32
Mangels . 3
Mexican Fire Bush 23
Millet . 19
Misc. Supplies . . 32
Mole Trap . 34
Moonflower .... 24
Morning Glory . 24
Mushroom . 7
Muskmelon .... 10
Mustard . 9
Nitragin . 20
Nasturtiums .. .
Onion . 10,
Peppers .... 13,
Pussy Willow . .
Rhubarb .... 15,
Seed Sowers . . .
Semesan . 20
Shasta Daisies . . 23
Shrubs . 30
Snapdragon .... 25
Snowball . 27
Snowberry . 27
Soy Beans . 19
Spirea . 27
Sprayers . 34
Squash . 13
Strawberries ... 30
Sumac . 27
Sunflower . . 19, 25
Sweet Peas. 25
toes . 14, 30
Syringa . 27
Tamarix . 27
Timothy . 18
Tobacco . 16
Tomatoes . . . 16, 30
Tuberose . 32
Turnips . 16
and Roots .... 30
Vegetable Seeds 3-16
Verbenas . 26
Vines . 24
Watermelon .... 9
Weed Puller ... 34
Zinnia . 26
ARCHIAS’ SPRING SEED SPECIAL
Phone 1330 SEDALIA, MISSOURI, JANUARY 30, 1929
ARCHIAS’ GRASS, CLOVER AND FARM SEEDS
WE QUOTE TODAY’S PRICES, SUBJECT TO MARKET CHANGES
THESE PRICES INCLUDE BAGS, BOXES OR BARRELS, FREE
We will sell pecks at bushel rates, by adding 10 cents extra for bag to each peck
ordered. Prices on this list are net cash, no discounts allowed. If sent by mail, add
postage at zone rate.
TERMS CASH WITH ORDER
ALFALFA— Sow 15 lbs. per acre
Price or over
Per bu. Per bu.
Alfalfa, fancy, Kansas
grown, 99% pure .$16.75 $16.5U
Alfalfa, Hardy Dakota
No. 12, 99% pure . 25.25 25.UU
Alfalfa, Dakota grown
Grimm, 99% pure . 27.00 26.75
CLOVER—Sow 10 lbs. per acre
Clover, Red, fancy, new crop. .. .$21.2.5 $21.00
Clover, Red, choice . 21.25 20.75
Clover, Mammoth, fancy . 23.25 23.00
Clover, Alsyke, fancy . 23.25 23.00
Clover, Alyske, choice . 23.00 211.75
Alsyke, Clover and Timothy
mixed . 6.75 6.50
Sweet, White Blossom, hulled... 6.25 6.00
Sweet, Yellow Blossom, hulled... 6.50 6.2o
Clover, White Dutch, fancy, lb. 65c.
TIMOTHY—Sow 12 lbs. per acre
Timothy, fancy, 98% pure . 3.60 3.50
Timothy, choice, 97% pure. 3.50 3.40
Red Top, fancy . .. '.. 3.40 3.2 d
Red Top, choice . 3.25 3.15
Ky. Blue Grass, fancy. 4.50 4.40
English Blue Grass, fancy. 4.40 4.25
Ky. Orchard Grass, fancy. 3.50 3.25
Sudan Grass, 10c per lb.; 100 lbs. 7.00
Oats, Red Texas Rust Proof.$ .85 $ .80
Oats, Black .85 .80
Cane for Fodder, Orange or
Amber . 1.45 1.35
Buckwheat, Japanese . 2.35 2.25
Flax Seed . 4.25 4.15
h’eterita . 2.50 2.40
Kaifir Corn, White . 1.50 1.40
Broom Corn, Standard Evergreen 2.50 2.40
Broom Corn, Black Spanish. 2.50 2.40
Bearded Barley . 1.60 1.50
'lerman Millet, choice . 2.25 2.15
Rye for Seed . 1.60 1.50
Yellow Bottom Sets . .
. . .$0.90
Red Bottom Sets .
. .. .90
White Bottom Sets . . .
.. . 1.25
Summer Top Onion Sets. 1.75
Bermuda Union Plants—
Ill, h Cobbler Certified .$1.65
Red River Early Ohio Certified... 1.65
New Eai'ly Six \yeeks, not
Certified . 1.75
Red River Early Ohio. 1.35
Bliss Triumph . 1.50
Irish Cobblers . 1.35
Dwarf Essex Rape, 25 lbs.$2.50
100 lbs. 8.75
LAWN GRASS, ETC
..Vrchias’ Evergreen Lawn Grass, 1 lb., 50c,- 3
lbs., $1.35, prepaid.
IJme for Lawns, 50 lbs., 65c; 100 lbs., $1.00.
A'igoro, Lawn h'ertilizer, 5 lbs., 50c; 25 lbs,
$1.7.; 50 lbs., $2.75; 100 lbs., $5.00.
Whip-Poor Will .
N ew Era .
Blacks . 4.00
Mixed Peas .
Soja Beans, Early Morse...!....!! 2!50
Soja Beans, Midwest or
Mongol, Yel. 2.50
Soja Beans, Early Black Beauty.. 3.00
Soja Beans, Early Wilson . 3.00
Soja Beans, Virginia Early. 3.00
Canadian EJeld Peas . 3.7
Reid’s Y^ellow Dent—Certified
Reid’s Y^ellow Dent—
Not certified .7
Boone County White—Certihed 1.00
Boone County White—
Not certified . 75
Archias’ Golden Mortgage Lifter l!oO
Gartner’s Yellow ..
Golden Beauty .85
Improved Learning .85
Iowa Gold Mine .
Johnson County White .75
Hickory King .. i.oo
Arc h ias’ Sp eckled Beauty ..... 1.00
per bu. per bu.
.. . 2.50
r. . 3.00
NITRAGIN PRICES FOR CLOVERS
14'Bu. size inoculates 15 lbs. seed.$ .40
L;-Bu. size inoculates 30 lbs. seed.60
i-Bu. size inoculates 60 lbs. seed. 1.00
5-Bu. size inoculates 5 bu. seed. 4.75
NITRAGIN FOR SOY BEANS
AND COW PEAS
l^-Bu. size inoculates 30 lbs. seed...$ .40
i-Bu. size inoculates 60 lbs seed.75
5-Bu. size inoculates 5 bu. size. 2.50
Garden .size, 20c. When ordering, Name Seed
it is Wanted For.
A R MO U R’s“ R E LI A B LTe^F E RT I LIZ EBS
Sacked 125 lbs. per bag 2 bags
Per bag or over
Big Crop Fertilizer, 4-16-4.$3.50 $3.40
Big Crop Fertilizer, 2-16-2. 3.00 2.90
Big Crop Fertilizer, 2-12-2. 2.50 2.40
Big Crop Steamed Bone Meal 3-24 3.50 3.40
Big Crop Raw Bone Meal, 414-22 3.75 3.6b
Big Crop Acid Phosphate, 0-20-0. 2.25 2.1.5
Big Crop Acid Phosphate. 2.00 1.90
Wizzard Brand Sheep Manure, 25 lbs., 90c; 50
lbs., $1.45; 100 lbs., $2.50.
BAYER DUST AND SEMESAN JR.
Dry Treatment For Seed Corn
Is just the same as Uspulun, made by the
sa '.le people, only it is a dust treatment in¬
stead of liquid treatment. The 4 oz. tin, (10
aci'esj, 50c; 1 lb. tin, (40 acres), $1.75.
We give no warranty, express or implied, as to description, quality, productiveness or any
ot er matter of any seeds we sell, and will not be in any way responsible for the crop.
RELIABLE FEEDS AND FERTILI ZERS
Archias’ Baby Chicks
Wyandottes, S. L.
Rhode Island Red
Barred Rocks . ...
White and Brown
WE HANDLE THOU¬
SANDS OF THEM.
ORDERS SHOULD BE
PLACED AT LEAST
A WEEK IN AD-
VANCE. WE GUAR.
ANTEE 1C0% LIVE
CHICKS ON DELIV¬
Per 25 Per 100
& W. 4.00 14.00
. 3.50 13.00
. 3.50 13.00
Leghorns. 3.00 11.00
Pop It With Electricity
No need to stand over a
hot stove to make good
popcorn with this Elec¬
tric Popper. Simply plug
into any 105 to 120-volt
light socket. Pops half a
gallon in about five
minutes. With about 6-
foot cord and plug.
Draws 500 watts. Polish¬
ed blue steel. Ship. wt.
Only $1.45 Postpaid,
With Cord and Plug
POP CORN FOR POPPING
Selected—Shelled 10 lbs. 25 lbs.
.Japanese Hulless .$1.25 $2.40
White Rice .90 1.60
Golden Seal .90 1.60
SEED SOWERS, FANNING MILLS, ETC.
Horn Seed Sower .$ .95
Cyclone iL.eeder . 2.00
Clipper Fan Mill No. IB .36.00
Grain Bags, each 45c per 100.40.00
CONKEY’S BUTTERMILK FEEDS
Conkey’s Buttermilk Start. Feed, 5 lbs. 40c;
10 lbs., 65c: 25 lbs., $1.35; 100 lbs., $5.00.
Conkey’s Growing Mash, 10 lbs., 50c; 25 lbs.,
$1.15; 100 lbs., $4.25.
Conkey’s Gecco Egg Mash, 10 lbs., 45c; 25 lbs.,
$1.00; 100 lbs., $3.75,
GLASS CLOTH—Cheaper Than
(Write for Circular)
15-yard bolt (135 sq. feet; postpaid.
10-yard bolt (90 sq. feetj postpaid..
6-yard bolt (64 feeti postpaid.
3 . 0 O
Crushed Shell for Poultry . .
. . .20
Crushed Oyster Shell .
. . .25
Crv’s Co. Grit .
. . .20
Bone Meal for Poultry .
Meat Meal for Poultry .
. . .60
Blood Meal for Poultry .
. . .90
Beef Scraps for Poultry .
. . .75
Blachford’s Calf M^al .
. . .75
Archias’ Sure Chick Feed . ..
Archias’ Sure Hen Feed . .. .
. . .40
Archias’ Sure Egg Mash . .. .
. . .40
Chick Grit for Small Chicks
. . .30
Alfah a Meal for Poultry . .. .
TCaffir Corn for Feed .
Mixed Pigeon Feed .
Canada Peas for Pigeons . ..
FARMERS’ FRIEND EGG CARRIER
Takes only 8 V 2 XI 214 inches of floor space in
your car—light — durable — prevents breakage
and insures count. Also meets the require¬
ments for Parcel Post and Express shipments.
Made in 3 sizes.
No. 1 Holding 6 doz. Each $0.75; Postpaid $1.00
No. 2 Holding 12 doz. Each 1.00; Postpaid 1.2b
No. 3 Holding 15 doz. Each 1.25; Postpaid l.bu
BEE KEEPERS’ SUPPLIES
AT FACTORY PRICES AND WE PAY THE FREIGHT
In order to increase our business and to accomodate our patrons,
we will until May 1, 1929, prepay the freight on Bee Keepers’ sup¬
plies, $20.00 or over. Write for Bee Catalog. Also 5% discount on
orders during February
We carry the famous Thatcher Milk Bottles, Bottle Caps, Brushes, Wyandotte,
“B-K” Strainer Pads, Milk Pails, Strainers, Butter Paper, Butter Color and everything
foi the Dairy, Poultry Yard. Catalog Free.
5 EARLY ORDERS SOLICITED 5
Per FIVE PER CENT CASH DISCOUNT Per
Cent ON-ORDERS RECEIVED BEFORE MARCH 1st Cent
To induce as many as can order earlier, we have decided to offer an extra
discount—five percent in cash on everything quoted in our catalog but not on
special prices not quoted in catalog, a few" things like Clover Seed, w'here the
prices are marked “subject to change” provided the order reaches us on or
before March 1st. In other words if your order amounts to $5.00 and you
intend sending it to us in March or Ap.ril, mail it so we will receive it by
March 1st, and we will accept from you in full payment for the order $4.75.
ARCHIAS’ SEED STORE CORP., SEDALIA, MO.
PLEASE CUT OUT ON THIS LINE.
Order Sheet for “Sure Seeds/’ Plants, Bulbs and
ARCHIAS’ SEED STORE CORPORATION
106-108 E. Main Street SEDALIA, MISSOURI
The Old Reliable Seed House That Saves You Money
Send the following as directed with the understanding that should I discover on receipt of goods that any mistake
has been made, I shall advise you promptly, so that you may replace the seeds, plants, bulbs or trees or refund
price, at your option.
Date.. 192. For’d by..
Mail, Freight, Express
Your Name ......
Prefix Mr., Mrs. or Miss
Street and Number ...
Postoffice . State
County .R. F. D. No.._.Box,
Name Your Freight Station
Amount Enclosed, $....... .
State whether P. O. Order, Express Money Order, Draft, Postage Stamps or Cash
Very Important —Regardless of how often you have written us, always grive your Full Address
and write your Name, Postoffice, County and State very plainly; by so doing you will save much
trouble and avoid the possibility of delay and mistake in filling your orders.
If you wish us to substitute to the best of our Judgment, In
case any varieties or sizes should be exhausted, write “YES” ....
Please Do Not Write In
No... Zone .
M. O., Draft, Check, Currency,
Filled by .....
Date Far'd ___
For'd by __
Please Write Plainly and Qive the Price
I We have reduced prices in this catalog so low, making onr profits so small, we cannot afford to accept or fill
i any mail order for less than 25c. Please note this when ordering.
Name and Size of Article
Amount brouqht forward
Please write below the names and addresses of a few of your friends who are interested in and
buyers of Bulbs, Plants or Seeds.
Giant Washington Asparagus
$400.00 to $600.00 Per Acre Growing the New Rust Resistant Variety
Pedigreed Washington Rustproof, New American Strain
A wonderful new variety developed by the United States Department of Agriculture. It is
the only rust resistant variety of Asparagus grown. It is a fast growing variety with a de¬
licious flavor and tenderness, yielding stalks two inches in diameter, and even when twelve
inches long are perfectly tender. Tests in all parts of the country have proven conclusively
that the new Giant Washington is superior to any other variety and the best yielder. Pkt., 10c;
oz., 20c; % lb., 50c; Ib., $1.50, postpaid.
COLUMBIAN MAMMOTH WHITE. The best white sort; mammoth in size. Pkt., 5c; oz.,
10c; % lb., 25c; lb., 75c, postpaid.
BARR’S MAMMOTH. Shoots of the largest size, clear white, without the process of blanch¬
ing. Superior in flavor and tenderness. Price, per pkt., 5c; oz., 10c; % lb., 25c.
Plant about 8 to 10 inches apart in the row, and the rows 3 to 3^ feet apart. Plant deep
enough to permit the crowns to be covered about 3 to 4 inches, with rich, mellow soil. The
roots may be planted either in the Spring or Fall. Two-year-old plants give best results.
We have a very fine stock of strong field-grown roots.
GIANT WASHINGTON. The new giant rust-proof variety. Two-year-old roots, by mail,
postpaid, 25 for 75c; 50 for $1.25; 100 for $2.25.
BARR’S MAMMOTH. Two-year-old roots, 25 for 50c; 100 for $1.50, postpaid.
Giant Washington Asparagus.
Archias’ Superior Beet Seed
CULTURE. Beets should be planted on a deep, rich, sandy loam,
sowing in rows IS inches apart, covering about % inch deep, pressing
the soil firmly over the seed. When plants are well established, thin to
4 to 6 inches in the row. About 60 days in maturing, according to
variety. One ounce to 50 feet of row; 6 to 8 lbs. to an acre.
ARCHIAS’ CRIMSON GLOBE BEET. The Money Maker for Market
Gardeners. A quick seller, smooth skinned, slightly oblong, deep
crimson color, and of the very finest quality, sweet and
tender. Every gardener should plant this new, excellent
beet. Pkt., 10c; oz., 15c; % lb., 30c; lb., 85c, postpaid.
ECLIPSE. Exceedingly popular for its extreme earliness.
Bright, glossy red, fine grained and delicious. Pkt., 5c;
oz., 10c; % lb., 25c; lb., 75c.
ARCHIAS’ IMPROVED BLOOD TURNIP. Fine turnip
form. Flesh deep, blood red, very tender and sweet:
grows uniformly to a good size. Medium early, and
when sown late desirable for Winter. Pkt., 5c; oz., 10c;
^ lb., 25c; lb., 75c.
DETROIT DARK RED. One of the best red turnip-shaped
varieties. Has small, upright tops; splendid shape;
bright red. Very crisp, tender and sweet; matures early.
Pkt., 5c; oz., 10c; % lb., 25c; lb., 75c.
CROSBY’S EGYPTIAN. Improved strain of the Egyptian
beet. Quite as early, of better color and quality, and
smoother than the Egyptian. Pkt., 10c; oz., 15c; % lb.,
30c; lb., 85e.
Swiw Chard or Spinach Beet.
FARMERS AND STOCK RAISERS ATTENTION
Too much cannot be said about this wonderful feed and every dairy and every farm
and every stock raiser should have at least an acre or two of Stock Beeta—the returns
will be surprising. Sow early in the Spring, give the ground thorough cultivation.
After first cultivation, thin out, so as to stand 6 inches apart in the row, then cultivate
same as you would corn. Sow 5 pounds to the acre, in rows 2^ feet apart.
ARCHIAS’ JUMBO LONG RED MANGEL. Immense cropper, yielding 1,500 bushels
to the acre. The stock raiser’s friend—the money maker. A flesh producer. Oz., 5c;
% lb., 15c; 1 lb., 50e; 5 lbs., $2.25, postpaid.
ARCHIAS’ MAMMOTH GOLDEN GIANT. Remarkably even in shape, rather elon¬
gated. Flesh white, firm and sweet, much liked by cattle. Excellent keepers. Yields
40 to 60 tons per acre. Oz., 5c; % lb., 15c; 1 lb., 50c; 5 lbs., $2.25, postpaid.
GOLDEN TANKARD MANGEL WURZEL. One of the best stock beets. Oz., 5c;
^ lb., 15c; 1 lb., 60c; 5 lbs., by express, $2.00.
IMPERIAL WHITE SUGAR. Good for making sugar and stock feeding. A hardy
and productive sort. Oz., 10c; ^4 lb., 25c; 1 lb., 65c; 5 lbs., by express, $3.00. Special
prices to parties raising large quantities of beets for stock.
EARLY WONDER. A Very Fine Extra Early Market and Table Beet. This is an
early beet with a very small tap root, small top and is of exceptionally fine dark
red color. Pkt., 10c; oz., 15c; % lb., 35c; lb., $1.25, prepaid.
SWISS CHARD or SPINACH BEET, FORDHOOK GIANT. This variety is grown
for its leaves only. Delicious when cooked and served like Asparagus or Spinach.
Pkt., 10c; oz., 15c; % lb., 35c.
MANGELS OR STOCK BEETS
ARCHIAS SEED STORE CORP., Seedsmen and Florists, Sedalia, Mo
Burpee’s Stringless Green Pod Beane are
Bush Lima Beans
BURPEE’S BUSH LIMA. Grows 10 to SO
inches high, each bunch bearing from 60 to
200 handsome large pods, Pkt., 10c; lb.,
40c; 5 lbs., $1.75; 10 lbs., $3.25.
HENDERSON’S BUSH LIMA. Grows in com¬
pact bush from 16 to 18 inches high, and
produces enormous crops. Pkt., 10c; lb., 35c;
5 lbs.. $1.50; 10 lbs., $2.75.
Archias' Improved Rust-proof Golden
Wax Beans. ArcHlas Pole Lima Beans
SMALL WHITE LIMA or SIEVA. Vines vigorous, very early and productive, pods
short, beans white. Pkt., 10c; lb., 35c; 5 lbs., $1.50; 10 lbs., $2.25.
KING OF THE GARDEN LIMA. A very large sort, considered most productive of
the Limas. Pkt., 10c; lb., 35c; 5 lbs,, $1.50; 10 lbs., $2.75.
Pole and Cornfield Beans
One pound will plant 200 hills.
ARCHIAS’ MISSOURI WONDER, Originated in Missouri and is undoubtedly the most
wonderful pole bean in existence. It is enormously prolific. Pods are light green,
large and tender, stringless if picked young. Large pkt., 20c, postpaid. Not post¬
paid, lb., 35c; 5 lbs., $1.50; 10 lbs., $2.75.
KENTUCKY WONDER. It is enormously productive; the pods hanging in great
clusters from top to bottom of pole. It is entirely stringless, and the pods are a
silvery green color. The pods, though large, cook tender and melting. Per pkt., 10c;
lb., 30c; 5 lbs., $1.25; 10 lbs., $2.25.
CUT SHORT RED SPECKLED (Oval Seeded). Good cornfield variety; good cropper,
reliable, popular. Pkt., 10c; lb., 30c; 5 lbs., $1.25; 10 lbs., $2.25.
CREASEBACK or FAT HORSE. Wonderfully productive, pods long and stringless,
bears 4 to 12 pods in a cluster. Pkt., 10c; lb., 30c; 5 lbs., $1.25; 10 lbs., $2.25.
WHITE DUTCH or CASEKNIFE. Snaps well when young, excellent for shell beans
for winter use, yields well. Pkt., 15c; lb., 30c; 5 lbs., $1.25; 10 lbs., $2.25.
LAZY WIFE. Pods medium dark green, produced in great abundance, and measure
from 4% to 6 inches in length; they are broad, thick, very fleshy. Pkt., 10c; lb.,
30c; 5 lbs., $1.25; 10 lbs., $2.25.
For larger and better yield. Beans should be inoculated with Nitragin, see page 20.
HAND THIS CATALOG TO YOUR FRIENDS
—but do not do so until you have sent in your own order. Your friends will thank you
for loaning them this catalog for it contains much valuable information. Do this and
we will thank you. Another catalog will be sent you free on request.
NITRAGIN GARDEN BEANS
Archias’ Green Podded Bush Beans
One pound will plant 50 to 100 feet of drill.
If wanted by mail add 7c per pound and Ic additional per pound for
BURPEE’S STRINGLESS GREEN POD. The earliest and only absolutely
stringless green-podded bean. Pod round, full, large and straighter than
that of Red Valentine. Quality superior to most other bunch beans. Pkt.,
10c; lb., 35c;,5 lbs., $1.50; 10 lbs., $2.75.
IMPROVED RED VALENTINE. Popular variety, green pod, productive.
Pkt., 10c; lb., 30c; 5 lbs., $1.25; 10 lbs., $2.25.
REFUGEE or 1,000 TO 1. One of the earliest green podded sorts; used for
pickling. Pods long, cylindrical, prolific. Pkt., 10c; lb., 25c; 5 lbs., $1.00.
ARCHIAS’ BOSTON NAVY BEAN. Wonderfully productive, with stiff
bush and fine quality and appearance. Pkt., 10c; lb., 20c; 5 lbs., 90c.
Archias’ Wax Bush Beans
ARCHIAS’ IMPROVED RUST-PROOF GOLDEN WAX. Improved strain
of the well known Golden Wax. Pkt., 10c; lb., 30c; 5 lbs., $1.25; 10
IMPROVED DWARF BLACK WAX. A popular variety, color of pod waxy
yellow, tender, productive. Pkt., 10c; lb., 30c; 5 lbs., $1.25; 10 lbs., $2.25.
WARDWELL’S KIDNEY WAX. The vines are very large, strong growing
and vigorous, yielding very white waxlike pods. Pkt., 10c; lb., 30c;
5 lbs., $1.25; 10 lbs., $2.25.
Missouri Wonder Pole Beans.
ARCHIAS SEED STORE CORP., Seedsmen and Florists, Sedalia, Mo
Archias^ Sure Cabbage Seed
One ounce will produce about 2,000 plants; % lb. seed in beds will prodhice plants
for 1 acre.
GOLDEN ^GRE. This very valuable new introduction is similar to
Copenhag'en Market, but several days earlier and smaller. As the
name indicates it is a very profitable sort to grow. The size is just
right and the earliness and uniform heading tendency make it one
every market grower and home gardener should plant for first early
Postpaid, pkt., 10c; oz., 50c; % lb., $1.75; lb., $6.50.
ARCHIAS’ ALL HEAD EARLY CABBAGE. All head and always
sure to head. This Cabbage is a few days later than our Famous
New Extra Early, but twice its size. If a gardener, or an amateur,
were to plant but one variety of cabbage he could get none that
would answer all purposes as well as Archias’ “All Head.’’ pit.
10c; oz., 35c; % lb., $1.00; % lb., $1.75, postpaid.
SELECT EARLY JERSEY WAKEFIELD (True American). Very
early; a remarkably sure header of good quality ; one of the most
profitable sorts. Pkt., 5c; oz., 25c; 14 lb., 75c; % lb., $1.25, post-
Archias’ All Head Early. paid.
CHARLESTON or LARGE WAKEFIELD. An extra selected
sort, producing large, solid heads of good quality; a few days
later than the Early Wakefield. Pkt., 5c; oz., 25c; i/4 lb., 75c,
COPENHAGEN MARKET CABBAGE. It is the largest of the
early round-headed varieties, and its habit of growth allows of
its being planted close together in the field or garden and it
matures so uniformly that the entire crop is ready for cutting
at one time. Pkt., 10c; oz., 25c; ^ lb., 75c.
ARCHIAS’ SELECTED WORLD BEATER. Ahead of every-
thing. A grand new white Cabbage originated by our Long
Island grower; very uniform in size and shape, and solid as a
rock. The best and largest winter Cabbage of recent intro¬
duction. Per pkt., 10c; % oz., 25c; oz., 45c; ^ lb., $1.75,
ARCHIAS’ SELECTED TRUE ALL-SEASONS. Good second
early variety, reliable header, has large, solid heads and is one of the
largest of medium early varieties. Very popular. 'Fry it. Pkt., 5c;
oz., 25c; ^ lb., 75c.
ARCHIAS’ IMPROVED LARGE LATE FLAT DUTCH. Superior strain
of the Late Flat Dutch Cabbage, grown exclusively for us. This va¬
riety will never fail to give entire satisfaction; producing heads of
immense size and unusual solidity. Pkt., 5e; oz., 25c; lb., 75c,
GLORY OF ENKHUIZEN. It is one of the very earliest, round, solid
white heads of good size, fine ribbed, and is of excellent quality. The
outer leaves are globe-shaped, permitting close planting. It is also
profitable to raise for Fall use. Ready for market in 90 days. Pkt.,
5c; oz., 25c; ^ lb., 75c.
ARCHIAS’ SELECTED SURE HEAD CABBAGE. Highest quality,
American grown seed. A grand and popular cabbage of the Flat
Dutch type and certain to head, however hot and dry the weather.
The heads are large, .very hard and firm of texture, fine grained, and
of most excellent quality. It is also a remarkably good shipper and
keeper, and is a universal favorite. Pkt., 5c; oz., 25c; % lb., 75c.
EAT MORE CABBAGE. Rich in vitamins B and C and have a good
supply of vitamin A. Contain mineral salts, calcium, chlorine, sodium,
iron; 2 per cent protein and 6 per cent carbohydrates. Yield 160 cal'oria
New Golden Acre.
New Chinese Cabbage,
A wonderful new salad plant. All who like to try new things
in the vegetable kingdom will find Chinese Cabbage a real pleas¬
ure. Delicious in taste—valued highly by epicures. Chinese Cab¬
bage resembles Celery, and yet is like Cos Lettuce. Firm, crisp
heads, easily blanched. A long keeper. Excellent cooked as
greens or as a salad. Full cultural directions on every packet.
Not hardy to frost, but does best in cool weather. Pkt., 5c;,
oz., 25c; % lb., 75c; lb., $3.50, prepaid.
Cauliflowers delight in a rich, moist soil, and in dry seasons
should be abundantly watered, especially when heading. Sow
the seed early in the hotbed and transplant the plants 2 to 3 inches
apart in boxes or in another hotbed until such time as they are
safe to be planted in the open ground, which in this latitude is
usually the 10th of April. Set the plants in the field 16x24
ARCHIAS’ SELECT EARLY SNOWBALL. An extremely early
dwarf variety, grrown for us by the best Cauliflower specialists
in Denmark, producing magnificent white heads of fine quality;
well adapted to hotbed or open ground culture. Pkt., 15c;
2 pkts., 25c; % oz., 60c; oz., $2.00.
6 ARCHIAS SEED STORE CORP., Seedsmen and Florists, Sedalia, Mo.
Sweet or Garden Corn
One pound to 100 hills; 15 pounds to the acre.
CULTURE. Plant in hills 18 inches apart with rows 3 feet apart. Three or
four seeds may be planted in each hill but not more than two plants allowed to
stand. As suckers or excess shoots appear they should be removed, as they take
strength from the mother plant.
EXTRA EARLY ADAMS. Hardiest and earliest variety, but not a Sweet Corn.
Stalks 3 to 4 feet high. Pkt., 10c; lb., 20c; 5 lbs., 75c;
10 lbs., $1.25.
ADAMS' EARLY. This type is very popular with market
gardeners, being a very rapid maturing Corn. The ears
are of medium size and very handsome. Pkt., 10c; lb.,
20c; 5 lbs., 75c; 10 lbs., $1.25.
EARLY MINNESOTA. A standard early variety of
strong growth. Ears larger than the Cory. Eight rows
of quite large sweet grains. Pkt., 10c; lb., 20c; 5 lbs.,
75c; 10 lbs., $1.25.
GOLDEN BANTAM. This is a dwarf-growing early va¬
riety, with_ rich, golden kernels of the most delicious
flavor. Height, 4 feet, bearing 2 or more ears. Pkt.,
10c; lb., 25c: 5 lbs., $1.00.
COUNTRY GENTLEMAN. An old time favorite, very
rich in flavor, with plump, pearly white kernels, of a
great depth. Pkt., 10c; lb., 25c; 5 lbs., $1.00.
STOWELL'S EVERGREEN. Distinguished by its large
ears and long, deep kernels. In flavor it is very sugary
and rich. Pkt., 10c; lb., 20c; 5 lbs., 85c; 10 lbs., $1.50.
EVERGREEN FODDER CORN. Excellent for early feed;
very profitable. 10 lbs., 85c; 50 lbs., $3.60.
FIELD CORN. See Field Seeds.
Stowell’s Evergreen Sweet Com.
^Archias’ Selected Pop Corn - That Pops
MONARCH WHITE RICE. It is the best white variety. Bears from 3 to 6 ears per stalk, and
produces 1,600 to 2,000 lbs. per acre. It will pay you to try it. Pkt., 10c; lb., 20c; 2 lbs., 35c.
By express, 5 lbs., 65c; 10 lbs., $1.00.
ARCHIAS’ GOLDEN SEAL. A new yellow pop corn that is ahead of all others and commands the
highest price on our market. Plant this for profit. Postpaid, pkt., 10c; 1 lb., 20c; 2 lbs., 35c.
Not postpaid, 1 lb., 15c; 6 lbs., 65c.
JAPANESE HULLESS or DWARF RICE. Very tender and almost hulless. Ears short and chunky.
Heavy yielder. Pkt., 10c; 1 lb., 25c; 2 lbs., 45c, postpaid.
NOTICE.—Add extra postage on Beans, Peas and Corn if wanted by mail. See inside front cover.
One-fourth ounce to 100 feet of row; 4 ounces to the acre.
CULTURE. Celery is slow to germinate and ample time
must be given. Sow thinly, cover lightly and keep constantly
moist. When seedling plants are three inches high, clip for
stocky growth or else transplant.
GOLDEN SELF-BLANCHING. The plants are compact and
stocky, with a yellowish green foliage; stalks are perfectly
solid, of fine flavor, and it attains a good size and is very
OZ., 45c; lb., $1.25, postpaid.
WHITE PLUME. Naturally white or light foliage, requires
very little banking up to bleach. Pkt., 5c; oz., 25c; % lb.,
GIANT PASCAL. A mam¬
moth variety rapidly grow¬
ing in favor because of its
productiveness. Per pkt.,
5c; oz., 25c; ^ lb., 75c.
CELERY PLANTS. Field
grown and transplanted.
100 for 75c: 1,000 for $6.50,
NITRATE OF SODA
1,000 pounds of Nitrate of Soda
will furnish more nitrogen to plants
early in Spring than 100 tons of
well-rotted stable manure. The sta¬
ble manure may help furnish nitrate
for later crops, but for his early
crops the gardener who fails to use
Nitrate of So^ is blind to his own
interest. It is usually applied at the
rate of 100 to 200 pounds per acre on
land previously dressed with barn¬
yard manure. To secure an even dis¬
tribution mix the Nitrate well with
from 3 to 5 parts of loam or sand.
We wilt be glad to furnish you free
books on the use of Nitrate of Soda.
Price per 100, f. o. b. Sedalia, $7.50. Golden Self-Blanching.
Archias’ Select Table Carrots
One ounce will sow 100 feet of drill.
CULTURE. The land should be thoroughly manured the
previous season. Sow the early sorts in March and April, in
drills 1 inch deep and 14 inches apart; thin out to 4 inches.
For main crop sow in May or b^inning of June. Care
should be taken at all times to see that the soil is firm over
the seeds, either by means of feet, roller or garden drill.
Slug-Shot dusted over the ground will prevent maggots.
RED ST. VALERY. Originated in France, where it is a
popular variety. Rich, deep orange color, large and hand¬
some. Very straight roots, broad at the top. Superior for
table and stock. Pkt., 5c; oz., 10c; % lb., 25c; lb., 85c.
Rooted). Three or four
inches in diameter:
flesh bright orange;
fine grained and sweet;
very productive. Pkt.,
5c; oz., 10c; lb.,
25c; lb., 85c.
DANVERS HALF LONG
SCARLET. Rich or¬
ange red, very smooth
and handsome; excel¬
lent market variety.
Pkt., 5c; oz., 10c; %
lb., 25c; lb.> 85e.
LONG ORANGE. A large
red, i>opular variety for
winter use. Pkt., 5c;
oz., 10c; ^ lb., 25c;
Flesh and skin
Long Orange Carrots,
white. Old favorite stock carrot. Oz., 10c; ^ lb., 25c;
lb., 80c, prepaid. 5 lbs., $3.25, not prepaid.
LARGE YELLOW BELGIAN. Like Large White Belgian,
except in color. Oz., 10c; % lb., 30c; lb., 90c, prepaid.
5 lbs., $3.75, not prepaid.
ARCHIAS SEED STORE CORP., Seedsmen and Florists, Sedalia, Mo. 7
Archias’ Prolific Cucumbers
Carefully Selected Strains, True to
Name and Very Best for Table
One ounce will plant about 50 hiUs.
CULTURE. Do not plant cucum¬
bers before danger of frost has
passed, as the plants are -very ten¬
der and the least frost will damage
them or kill them. Plant in hills or
rows 4 feet apart, 10 to 16 seeds to
each hill; make soil very rich. For
pickles, plant from June 1st to mid¬
dle of July.
ARCHIAS’ IMPROVED EARLY WHITE
SPINE. Earlier than Fordhook or Ar¬
lington. Vines vigorous, fruiting early
and abundantly; fruit uniformly straight and handsome, dark green, with a few white spines. Great
bearer for table use or pickling. Pkt., 5c; oz., 15c; % lb., 35c; Ib., $1.25.
Improved Extra Long Green Cucumbers.
DAVIS’ PERFECT CUCUMBER. A sure money maker for those engaged in growing Cucumbers.
Grows under glass as well as out of doors. It is as early as the earliest strain of White Spine and
it outyields by far anything we know of. Pkt., 5c; oz., 15c; lb., 35c; lb., $1.25.
ARCHIAS’ NEW EVERBEARING. Very early, enormously productive. Fruit is of medium size and
rich, dark green in color, shape long, excellent for pickling or slicing. Pkt., 5c; oz., 15c; % lb., 35c;
GHERKIN or BURR. Oval shaped, prickly; for pickling only. Pkt., 10c; % lb., 50c.
IMPROVED EXTRA LONG GREEN. Grows very long, very productive. Excellent for pickles. Pkt.,
5c; oz., 15c; ^ lb., 35c; lb., $1.25.
NEW JAPANESE CLIMBING CUCUMBER. Can be grown on trellises, fences, etc., saving valuable
space in small gardens. It is very prolific, about ten inches long, thick and of fine flavor. Pkt., 5c;
oz., 15c; ^ lb., 45c; lb., $1.50.
Early White Spine.
Archias’ Eggplant Seed
CULTURE. A very deli¬
cious vegetable that gives de¬
cided change in diet. Sow
seed in hotbeds early in the
Spring and transplant to the
open after all danger of frost
is over. Transplant 2 feet
apart each way and cultivate
frequently. One ounce of
seed for 2,000 plants; eight
ounces of seed for an acre.
BLACK BEAUTY. This is
a very early, large Egg¬
plant, usually maturing in
about 120 days. The fruit
is jet black, the average
weight being about 2 to 3
pounds; very dwarf in
growing habit, bearing its
fruit close to the main
stem; excellent for truckers. Pkt., 10c; oz., 45c; % lb.,
NEW YORK IMPROVED SPINELESS. This type is very
early and entirely spineless, bearing extra large fruits
of ^ a deep purple color; very smooth with white, de¬
licious flesh. Pkt., 10c; oz., 45c; % lb., $1.25, postpaid.
Kale or Borecole
DWARF GREEN. Sow in Autumn for sprouts of green;
desirable in every garden. Height, 8 inches. Pkt., 5c;
oz., 15c; Yi lb., 35c; lb., $1.00.
TALL GREEN SCOTCH. Pkt., 5c; oz., 15c; % lb., 35c;
Every kitchen garden should have a few herbs. They
are easily grown and are always pleasant and desirable
for flavoring, perfuming and medical purposes. Varieties
marked with (*) are perennial.
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