Animals: Drunken Ducks

In Indianapolis last week one Edwin Alson, a deputy Federal game warden, was hot under the collar. He made many a U. S. sportsman feel the same way by describing how advantage was taken of wild ducks on the Ohio River.

Said Warden Alson: "A barrel of corn mash, charged with alcohol, is left overnight near a sand bar or a sluice where wild ducks are known to feed. Early the next morning the hunters return. There are the ducks, either sleeping off a hangover or staggering around making silly quacking sounds. The alcohol leaves the ducks incapable of flying or swimming,...

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