STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, the annual Pushmobile Derby, sponsored by the Delaware Association of Police, is to be held at Milford Crossroads, near Newark, Delaware, on Saturday, August 20; and
WHEREAS, this annual event has become statewide in scope, attracting boys from all sections of Delaware; and
WHEREAS, this competitive race reflects a spirit of friendliness and cooperation between our police and our youth; and
WHEREAS, other community leaders of the Wilmington area, organizers of Pushmobile Track, Inc., headed by an outstanding Delawarean, S. Hallock duPont, have recognized the value of the program by providing the racing strip at Milford Crossroads ; and
WHEREAS, this ninth consecutive Pushmobile Derby should attract thousands of spectators, including parents, relatives, friends and loyal supporters of the contestants, as it has for the past eight years; and
WHEREAS, the Pushmobile Derby is one of the finest organized efforts for our youth in the state, providing valuable training in the field of sportsmanship ; now
THEREFORE, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the week of August 14, to 20 inclusive as
PUSHMOBILE DERBY WEEK
and I urge its observance by attendance at the races by all Delawareans who are interested in the welfare and future development of the young people of our state.
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 Fourth day
(Great Seal) of August in the year of Our Lord One thousand nine hundred and fifty-five and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and eightieth.
J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor JOHN N. McDOWELL, Secretary of State