The Stars and Stripes flew, solitary, on one of the four flag poles which protrude over the Hotel Plaza's Fifth Avenue entrance, Manhattan.
Emile Daeschner, French Ambassador, came from Washington to Manhattan, put up at the Hotel Plaza. Up went the tri-color on a second flagpole.
Axel Wallenberg came from his native Sweden to be Minister to the U. S. Up went the yellow cross on its light blue field.
Came from Washington General Machado, President-elect of Cuba. Up went the blue and white stripes, the single star.
A fifth flagpole was hastily constructed. Giacomo di...