WHEREAS, the pharmacists of the State of Delaware are indispensable members of the health professions which safeguard the well-being of our citizens; and

WHEREAS, the pharmacists of our State give of their time and talents in this specialized professional service to the public, making the finest medication available; and

WHEREAS, National Pharmacy Week is observed annually as a means of focusing public attention on the importance of pharmacy in our lives; and

WHEREAS, the pharmacists of our State are participating in this annual observance, employing the meaningful slogan "Your Pharmacist Works for Better Community Health,"; now

THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the week of October 4 to 10, 1959, as


and urge our citizens to visit neighborhood drug stores during this period for the purpose of observing the vital role of the pharmacist upon whose skill and training our health and well-being depends.

Further, I recommend that during this same period, we also observe "EMERGENCIES DON'T WAIT WEEK" by obtaining at our neighborhood drug stores all first-aid supplies needed to cope with the many accidents that can--and often do--occur in the home.

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 first day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and fifty-nine and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and eighty-fourth.


J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor

GEORGE J. SCHULZ, Secretary of State