the small sticks and twist it round and round to tighten the cords and then I put the stick under one cord to keep it from slipping (fig 4)Then get a briar about two feet long and tie it like a bow. Tie each end to a back corner (fig. 5)Then get a forked stick about six or nine inches long and get a briar about five or six inches long and put the forked stick standing in front of the crib then bend the briar about an inch from the top and put the bent part resting on the forked part of the stick and lift the front part of the crib and rest on the bet part of the briar and then lift the long briar about two inches from the ground and put the end of the small briar in inside the long briar then it is set.
When the bird hops on the biar to get [????} that you put inside the crib falls and he is caught inside.