WHEREAS, there is no more hard-working or devoted group of men in any of the professions in the State of Delaware than our pharmacists ; and

WHEREAS, through their skill, knowledge and devotion to duty they alleviate pain and suffering for thousands in the course of their daily labor in preparing prescribed pharmaceuticals for use as medicines ; and

WHEREAS, each of us should give more thought to those who make their life work a study of science's latest chemical developments in order that they may be used to the benefit of mankind ;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim that the week of October 3 to 9, 1954, be observed as


During this week may all of our citizens give thought to those occasions when they have been given relief, or may have recovered from serious illness because of the skill and patience of those who compound the formulae prescribed by our physicians and specialists in their behalf. We salute these men for continuing their studies and for practicing their profession in so honorable a manner.

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) third day of September in the year of Our Lord One thousand nine hundred and fifty-four, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one-hundred and seventy-ninth.

J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor JOHN N. McDOWELL, Secretary of State