CHAPTER 488

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, the continued development of the United States of America and the State of Delaware requires an ever-larger number of skilled and qualified workers; and

WHEREAS, to meet the demands of business and industry it is necessary to train and educate all citizens who want to make a worthwhile contribution to our work force; and

WHEREAS, many of our men and women who have physical handicaps want to do their part in this ever-expanding industrial area; and

WHEREAS, the President of the United States has taken cognizance of this desire on the national level and has honored the request of Congress to proclaim the first week of October in each year as National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week; now

THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby set aside and proclaim the week of October 5 through 11, 1958, as

NATIONAL EMPLOY THE PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED WEEK

I call upon the members of the Governor's Committee, our mayors of municipalities and all public officials to assist in the important task of informing employers that Delaware does have a reservoir of physically handicapped manpower available for immediate employment.

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 twenty-second day of September 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-third.

(GREAT SEAL)

J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor

GEORGE J. SCHULZ, Secretary of State