WHEREAS, the health of the community, state and nation is of great importance to our general productivity and well-beings; and

WHEREAS, proper administration of newly discovered drugs and medicines increases the health and life span of our entire population ; and

WHEREAS, our men of science and medicine have no greater assistant on the local level than the pharmacist at your corner drug store, who this year has adopted a slogan: "Your pharmacist works for better community health"; and

WHEREAS, all of us owe a debt of gratitude to the pharmacists of the State of Delaware, who through respect for their great responsibility in filling the medical needs of their neighbors give service above and beyond that required of many other professions ; now

THEREFORE, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the week of October 2-8, 1955, be set aside and observed as


I hope that during this week each citizen will reflect upon the community service rendered by the local pharmacist, who is the physician's best ally and the patient's greatest servant.

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 Eighth

(Great Seal) day of September 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