CHAPTER 223

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, it is important to the welfare of our State that her natural resources be conserved with intelligent interest and promoted with the combined effort of all of our people,

WHEREAS; with the thought that our State, through the various Departments, is doing excellent work in the protection of our forests, reforestation, propagation and protection of fish, the conservation of wild life, and the protection of song and game birds,

WHEREAS, to further add to the efforts of our State Departments, it is necessary to educate the youth and ask the assistance of their parents in this great work,

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Richard C. McMullen, Governor of the State of Delaware, do set aside the week of

April 4th to 9th as

CONSERVATION WEEK

and call upon the citizens of our State to support this worthy endeavor, and upon the schools for appropriate exercises to further this conservation program.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I, Richard C. McMullen, Governor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State to be hereunto affixed this Sixth day of April, in the

(Great Seal) year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirty-eight, and of the Independence 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.