STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, for a number of years the President of our country and many of the Governors of the various States have, by proclamation designated May Day as Child Health Day,
WHEREAS, child health is of vital concern to our State and Nation, as through the well being and health of our youth lies the future strength of our country,
WHEREAS, every effort must be made to continue the extremely efficient work that has been accomplished by our State Board of Health, Medical Societies and other organizations of Delaware.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Richard C. McMullen, Governor of Delaware, designate and have set aside
SUNDAY, MAY FIRST
DELAWARE CHILD HEALTH DAY
and ask our citizens to observe this day in our schools, churches, various civic and community organizations, so that we may have a continuation of this splendid work, and to give thanks for the health gains that have been made,
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 this State
to be hereunto affixed this Twenty-first day of April,
(Great Seal) in the 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.