From the February 1949 magazine.

Pickled Pigeons

"THE first members of Airborne Alcoholics Anonymous--a flock of Boston pigeons--hovered dizzily over staid Beacon Hill recently. Dizziness of the pigeons was occasioned by a gin-spiked mash set out for the birds by Beacon Hill residents.

A group of Bostonians want to clear their neighborhood of some 300 pigeons they claim are dirtying up their homes and generally making pests of themselves.

-- Medina, N.Y. Journal Register

Boston, Massachusetts

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