STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, the Delaware Association of Police has shown great interest in the youth of our state, and has developed programs for boys which tend to curb juvenile delinquency and promote good citizenship; and
WHEREAS, for the past six years the Delaware Association of Police has sponsored a Pushmobile Derby in Wilmington, Delaware, in which youths from all areas of the state competed for worthwhile awards and at the same time were taught the principles of sportsmanship while in competition ; and
WHEREAS, the seventh annual pushmobile derby has been scheduled by this organization of men, who aside from their duties as officers of the law, devote much time to the promotion of youth activities throughout the state:
NOW, THEREFORE, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby declare that Saturday, August 15, 1953, be known as
PUSHMOBILE DERBY DAY IN DELAWARE
I further urge that the public attend this event to be held on Lea Boulevard, Wilmington, and give their encouragement to both the contestants and sponsors. Through the interest shown by our citizens the D. A. P. will know that their efforts in the promotion of better future citizens is appreciated by all.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, J. Caleb Boggs, 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
(Great Seal) Twenty-eighth day of July in the year of Our Lord One thousand nine hundred and fifty-three and of the Independence of the United States the one hundred and seventy-eighth.
J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor
JOHN N. McDOWELL, Secretary of State