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StNicholas [serial] . I. DIFFERENT FORMS OF PIGEON-WHISTLES. II. HOW THE WHISTLE IS ATTACHED. III. HOW PIGEONS ARE CARRIED.IV. BOWGUN FOR SHOOTING PELLETS OF CLAY TO STUN PIGEONS. The Chinese have made pigeon-flying must first train their flocks to fly in spirals the decoying game that it is because they likeany kind of playing for keeps. Even inkite-flying, they fix little hooks to their kite-strings and try to pull in each others kites,and count it fair to keep any kite that dropsinto their yards. They will tell you that akite or a strange pigeon that comes to yourplace, if given up, takes a

StNicholas [serial] . I. DIFFERENT FORMS OF PIGEON-WHISTLES. II. HOW THE WHISTLE IS ATTACHED. III. HOW PIGEONS ARE CARRIED.IV. BOWGUN FOR SHOOTING PELLETS OF CLAY TO STUN PIGEONS. The Chinese have made pigeon-flying must first train their flocks to fly in spirals the decoying game that it is because they likeany kind of playing for keeps. Even inkite-flying, they fix little hooks to their kite-strings and try to pull in each others kites,and count it fair to keep any kite that dropsinto their yards. They will tell you that akite or a strange pigeon that comes to yourplace, if given up, takes a Stock Photo
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StNicholas [serial] . I. DIFFERENT FORMS OF PIGEON-WHISTLES. II. HOW THE WHISTLE IS ATTACHED. III. HOW PIGEONS ARE CARRIED.IV. BOWGUN FOR SHOOTING PELLETS OF CLAY TO STUN PIGEONS. The Chinese have made pigeon-flying must first train their flocks to fly in spirals the decoying game that it is because they likeany kind of playing for keeps. Even inkite-flying, they fix little hooks to their kite-strings and try to pull in each others kites,and count it fair to keep any kite that dropsinto their yards. They will tell you that akite or a strange pigeon that comes to yourplace, if given up, takes away your familyluck. So you must tear the kite and keep thepigeon. But when you see the town dandiessauntering out with their fans and bird-cagesto watch the noon kite-flying, criticizing theflocks and their tactics, and arguing the finepoints of decoying, you guess that familyluck has very little to do with their game.To decoy strange pigeons, pigeon-keepers —that is, to rise steadily in circles withoutstraying far

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