CHAPTER 816

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, the Delaware Association of Police is sponsoring the Tenth Annual Pushmobile Derby, with time trials slated for Sunday, September 2, and the actual contest over the Milford Crossroads course scheduled for Saturday, September 8, and

WHEREAS, these competitive races for the youth of Delaware reflect the interest of our police authorities in providing better understanding and good fellowship among themselves and the younger generation; and

WHEREAS, such competition provides opportunity for the development of a spirit of good sportsmanship among the competitors who will vie for the several honors to be bestowed on the successful ; and

WHEREAS, other interested citizens in the Wilmington area, organizers of Pushmobile Track, Inc., have shown extreme interest in our youth by building a safe, attractive racing strip and have continued to expand and improve facilities for this annual event for which the public owes them a vote of thanks ; and

WHEREAS, other civic-minded persons have provided a scholarship fund and other worthwhile prizes for the encouragement of the boys who work long and hard for their moment of triumph on the track ; now

THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the week of September 2 to 8, 1956, as

PUSHMOBILE DERBY WEEK

and I urge that our citizens of all ages attend the races at Milford Crossroads ; lend encouragement to our youth who corn-

pete there, and let those sponsoring and operating the Pushmobile Derby know that we are pleased with their interest in our young Delawareans.

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

(Great Seal) day of September 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 eighty-first.

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