STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, from the soil flows our daily food for sustenance and materials with which to protect our bodies from both heat and cold; and
WHEREAS, our forefathers nurtured the soil and tended it with care so that future crops would be guaranteed; and
WHEREAS, it becomes our solemn duty to carry on this means of preservation so that continued productivity will be assured in the years ahead; and
WHEREAS, I have been requested to set aside a designated time to call attention to the need for Conservation of our Natural Resources through study and experimentation:
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the week of April 20 through April 26, 1952, as
in the State of Delaware. I call upon our citizens, our farmers, our granges and farm bureaus and other agricultural organizations, our schools and agricultural youth organizations to concentrate on conservation plans which will assure to the future generations the same great productivity from our soil as we have enjoyed for so many years.
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 hereunto affixed at Dover this First day of April, in the Year of Our Lord, One Thousand Nine Hundred and Fifty-two, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the One Hundred and Seventy-sixth.
By the Governor:
ELBERT N. CARVEL
HARRIS B. McDOWELL, JR., Secretary of State.