CHAPTER 779

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, the Salk polio vaccine comes too late for tens of thousands of Americans who need continued care in overcoming the crippling effects of this disease, and

WHEREAS, our people still need the protection of emergency polio fighting skills and facilities which have saved many lives and restored much human usefulness, and

WHEREAS, the cost of partial aid, scientific research and professional education essential to the fight against polio runs to many millions of dollars, and

WHEREAS, the people of this state and this nation in past years have given their full support to the fight against polio through the March of Dimes, now

THEREFORE, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaims the month of January, 1956

MARCH OF DIMES MONTH

and appeal to the generosity and self-interest of every citizen to contribute to the March of Dimes.

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 Fifth day

(Great Seal) of January in the year of Our Lord One thousand nine hundred and fifty-six, 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