CHAPTER 459

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, the American Legion will observe its 39th anniversary on March 15 to 17, 1958; and

WHEREAS, it has been dedicated from its birth to service for God and Country and has become a staunch bulwark of the American Way of Life through its leadership in movements to preserve our free institutions, rights and freedoms; and

WHEREAS, it is and always has been a militant foe of all un-American activities and has through its tireless efforts been responsible for many security safeguards against infiltrating Communism; now

THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the week of March 10 through March 17, 1958, as

AMERICAN LEGION BIRTHDAY WEEK

and do call upon our citizens to join in paying tribute to the good works of the American Legion in its unselfish efforts in behalf of national security, Americanism, rehabilitation, child welfare, religious emphasis, citizenship training of youth and community services.

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 fourteenth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and fifty-eight and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and eighty-second.

(GREAT SEAL)

J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor

JOHN N. McDOWELL, Secretary of State