CAN’T EAT FLAG SO IT GOES TO PAWNSHOP
Posted by voidmanufacturing on June 23, 2008
OKLAHOMA CITY—The depression is endangering patriotism. Here this week “there breathed a man with soul so dead,” or with stomach so empty, that he gave a silk American flag for $2 to a pawnbroker.
Proprietors said during the past few months persons have pawned dogs, false teeth, and almost every other possession imaginable, but this was the first flag.