NYC Police Chief Says Any Flag With Words or Ads Will be Hauled Down

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New York City police chief William S. Devey announces that "all American flags, whether of cotton, silk, printed, painted, illuminated in electric lights, or of any other kind which contain anything in the way of an inscription or advertisement will be hauled down by the police department."

Barber shop poles are exempted, though.

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