CHAPTER 718

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, the nations of the world who genuinely want peace and prosperity for their citizens can come to a greater mutual understanding only through close association and full discussion of their individual problems; and

WHEREAS, on October 24, 1945, there was created such an agency of soverign states, through which they might work for the establishment of world peace, greater security and a more stable economy; and

WHEREAS, the United States of America entered this organization fully prepared to have its citizens meet those of other nations on all levels to bring about greater world understanding and bring men to reason around a discussion table; and

WHEREAS, the President of the United States has reiterated the faith of this country in the aims and ambitions of the United Nations as established in San Francisco nine years ago ;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby urge that the citizens of Delaware observe Sunday, October 24, 1954, as

UNITED NATIONS DAY

I call upon all our media of communication, our churches, schools and civic groups, to outline and present the principles of the United Nations, so that each citizen may have a better understanding of its aims and purposes. May we all participate in gaining full knowledge and understanding of this group which is primarily dedicated to establishing peace in the world with liberty and justice in our time.

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 Twentieth

(Great Seal) day of October 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