CHAPTER 322 - STATE OF DELAWARE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, each year more than 300 persons die of cancer in this State, and

WHEREAS, competent medical authorities advise us that a large percentage of these persons might have been saved for happy and useful lives had they sought treatment when the cancer danger signals first appeared, and

WHEREAS, there has been organized the Women's Field Army of the American Society for the Control of Cancer to carry on an educational campaign under the slogan "Early Cancer is Curable. Fight it with Knowledge," and

WHEREAS, the Women's Field Army is conducting an admirable program worked out in cooperation with state and national medical organizations:

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Richard C. McMullen, Governor of the State of Delaware, do set aside March 21st-27th as Fight Cancer Week and call on all the citizens of the State to support the Women's Field Army in its humane and noble purpose.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, Richard C. McMullen, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal to be hereunto affixed at Dover, this fifth day of March, nineteen hundred thirty-seven.

(Great Seal)

By the Governor:

C. D. BUCK.

CHARLES L. TERRY, JR., Secretary of State.