James Hay Wodehouse says, “Put those American flags in a bag!” 1893.

The Flag Still There.

In the Hawaiian News Company’s establishment this morning, Major Wodehouse, the British Minister, advised a clerk to “put those American flags in a bag.” The incident has made a great deal of talk around town and has served to increase, rather than diminish, the display of starry bunting.

(Hawaiian Star, 4/1/1893, p. 3)

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The Hawaiian Star, Volume 1, Number 5, Page 3. April 1, 1893.

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