THE WEST: Barkers in Blue Serge

To the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, the Twin City Pigeon Eliminating Co. of St. Paul wrote: "Our representative will be in Los Angeles for the purpose of contracting with building owners to eliminate and control common scrub pigeons. We would like to have you provide us with a list of the names and addresses of buildings affected by these birds."

The Chamber promptly sent one of its men scurrying to compile a list. Such attention to the smallest business, plus a special brand of California civic spirit, has made the Los Angeles...

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