CHAPTER 16

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, the American Junior Red Cross is the largest youth organization in the world, and

WHEREAS, the American Junior Red Cross is the junior membership of the American Red Cross and is the American Red Cross in the public, private, and parochial schools, both elementary and secondary, and

WHEREAS, the American Junior Red Cross is part of the organized humanitarian Red Cross program offering its members an opportunity to serve others both at home and abroad, in peace and in war, and

WHEREAS, it thus forms a link between the schools and the broadening circle of local, national, and international societies, now

THEREFORE, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, do proclaim Wednesday, November 2, in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and forty-nine, as American Junior Red Cross Day in the schools of Delaware, and I further urge active enrollment of all Delaware school membership in this Campaign for Service.

I further urge all schools to observe this Day with appropriate ceremonies.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the said State to be affixed at Dover, this twenty-seventh day

(GREAT SEAL) of October in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and forty-nine, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and seventy-fourth.

By the Governor:

ELBERT N. CARVEL

HARRIS B. McDOWELL, JR., Secretary of State.