Re: New Leader
Jerry Gray (Jerryegray@AOL.COM)
Mon, 30 Oct 1995 00:20:24 -0500
In a message dated 95-10-20 12:09:14 EDT, you write:
>also have a question regarding the U.S. flag. One of my eager Cubs
>brought a nice sized flag for us to use, rescued from his neighbor who
>wanted to toss it. It's been in the box for so long the white stripes
>have yellowed. Is it ok to wash a flag? I read the "flag etiquette"
>posted on the Net, but there's no reference to "care of a flag," other
>than when and when not to fly it. Help!
Yes, you may launder a flag. If it is dirty, wash it. Take care of it. Use
regular detergent, just don't dry a nylon flag in the dryer. If it is totaly
unservicable, then it should be retired and burned in a dignified and
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City