NY Herald March 29 1918 p 8, kiss the flag

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NY Herald March 29 1918 p 8, kiss the flag - PRO-GERMAN YOUTH MADE TO KISS FLAG Meyer Gets...
PRO-GERMAN YOUTH MADE TO KISS FLAG Meyer Gets Beating and Aho Lotei Job. Harry Meyer, a youthful BrooUlynlte, of S49A slates nvenue, I Jobless and more or less covered with bruises which are unhappy but forceful reminders of ! I1I14 all too clofitiont fotidnww for the Kaiser inid his admiration of Hlndcn- i burglnn blood and Iron. Notice that his services were no longer rciulred by the Niagara Klre Insurance Company, las 'William street, Manhattan, was contributed yesterday lv olllvers of tho concern The bruises represent tho smarting smarting gifts of his young but altogether American fellow employees. In addition to this he was made to kiss the .Stars and Stripes, and swc.ir allegiance to them. For the past two years, according to employees of the company, young Meyer had been making antl-Amerlcan observations, observations, the tolerance of which by the boys around him led him to believe he could say anything and get away with It. lie had bet that Hlndenburg would cap-turo cap-turo a certain French city In a certain time. He won the bet Wednesday and unable to contain Ills Jubilation strolled cocklly around tho offices, exhibiting his booty and gloating over tho genius of his favorite soldier. When Harry appeared in the cloakroom cloakroom at the end of tlio day'u work he was confronted by nbout twenty eerlous faced young men who presented a written written record of many of his most violent pro-Uerman nnd antl-Amerlcan Breeches, Including one ugly remark about the lresldent of the United .States. Below I thfae was the admission that he was n . "yellow dog," and a promise that here-I here-I .if tor he would remain client concerning i the glories of Germany. He was told ho must sign this and then kneel and kiss the flag. Meyer looked uncertain for a moment and then ventured that he would sign the paper but he'd "be damned If he would klew the ting." Instantly twenty 1 young fists landed nil over the body of the Kaiser lover. The lad pummeled 1 him until he concluded he would kiss the emblem of his native land. fit, of all an C, a In fit

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  1. New York Herald,
  2. 29 Mar 1918, Fri,
  3. Page 8

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