CHAPTER 215

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, each year millions of dollars are lost and thousands of lives claimed through destructive fires, and

WHEREAS, it is of the utmost importance that greater efforts be put forth to decrease this great waste, and

WHEREAS, the President of the United States, for the benefit of the whole American people, has proclaimed the week of October 3-9 to be

FIRE PREVENTION WEEK

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Richard C. McMullen, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby PROCLAIM the week of October 3-9 to be

FIRE PREVENTION WEEK

and urge that the citizens of the State of Delaware, individually and through the various organizations, promptly unite upon specific programs of cooperation in order to discover and correct existent fire hazards, promote measures of public and private fire protection, extend instruction in fire prevention among adults, as well as school children and support the various local volunteer fire companies in their endeavor to protect the lives and property of those in their communities.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I, Richard C. McMullen, Gov-

ernor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set

my hand and caused the Great Seal of said State

to be hereunto affixed this twenty-seventh day of

(Great Seal) September, in the year of our Lord, one thousand

nine hundred and thirty-seven, and of the Inde-

PROCLAMATION

pendence of the United States of America, the one hundred and sixty-second.

By the Governor:

RICHARD C. McMULLEN CHARLES L. TERRY, JR., Secretary of State.