WHEREAS, the pharmacists in the State of Delaware are among the outstanding servants of the public through their diligence and devotion to duty; and

WHEREAS, the lives of our citizens are dependent upon their skills in interpreting the prescriptions recommended by physicians which must be precisely followed and instructions for administration must conform exactly as ordered ; and

WHEREAS, the aforementioned pharmacists strive through constant education and organized effort the maintenance and improvement of their high standards :

NOW, THEREFORE, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim that the week of October 4 to October 10, 1953, be observed as


I call upon our citizens to reflect upon the many instances when these men and women have served so faithfully to better the physical, mental and moral status of our people. During this week let us renew our efforts to better appreciate their services to individuals, physicians and hospitals throughout the state and take note of the unselfish devotion with which they follow their profession.

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 Twenty-

(Great Seal) second day of September 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