WHEREAS, Dwight D. Eisenhower has dedicated himself to serve our Nation in whatever capacity the United States government and the peoples of the land ask of him in war and peace ; and

WHEREAS, this great soldier and statesman, now serving as President of these United States will celebrate his birthday on Sunday, October 14; and

WHEREAS, the men, women and children of our state may want to convey birthday greetings to the President and express their appreciation of his dedication to our Nation and for the example he has set of devotion to God, family and his fellow man;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim Saturday, October 13, 1956, as


so that birthday celebrations may be observed throughout the state.

I also invite my fellow citizens to display the flag of the United States on IKE DAY and to join together in paying a warm birthday tribute to a great and beloved American, by cooperating in local observances of the day.

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 Tenth

(Great Seal) day of October 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