3468 PROCLAMATIONS, 1935. Ante, p. 327. WHEREAS Public Resolution 23, Seventy-fourth Congress, approved June 6, 1935, provides: "That the President of the United States is authorized and directed to issue a proclamation calling upon officials of the Government to display the flag of the United States on all governmental buildings on October 11, 1935, and inviting the people of the United States to observe the day in schools and churches, or other suitable places, with appropriate ceremonies in commemoration of the death of General Casimir Pulaski": Directin~ cl!~'pjay of NOW THEREFORE I FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT Presi- flag and IDvltmg 01>- , • ' , • • .' servance of, on Octo- dent of the Umted States of Amenca, under and hy VIrtue of the ber 11, 1\J35. authority vested in me by the aforesaid public resolution, do by this LeU Erikson Day. Preamble. Ante, p. a92. proclamation direct Government officials to display the flag on all Government buildings on Friday, the 11th day of October 1935, and, further, I do invite the people of th~ United States of America to honor on that day the memory of Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski by holding such exercises and ceremonies in schools and churches, or other suitableylaces, as may be deemed appropriate. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed.. DONE at the City of Washington this 10th day of September, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-five, and [SEAL] of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and sLxtieth. By the President: CORDELL HULL Secretary oj State. FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT [No. 21~4] LEIF ERIKSON DAY BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAJ.\1ATION WHEREAS Lei! Erikson, through his explorations, greatly con- tributed to the advancement of civilization; and WHEREAS it is fittin~ that this country, which was the field of the explorations of Leif Erikson and his intrepid followers, should commemorate his achievements; and WHEREAS Public Resolution 33, Seventy-fourth Congress, ap- proved June 19, 1935, provides: "That the President of the United States is hereby authorized and requested to issue a proclamation designating October 9, 1935, as J....elf Erikson Day and calling upon officials of the Government to display the flaf; of the United States on all Government buildings on said date and lllviting the people of the United States to observe the da, in schools and churches, or other suitable places, with appro- pnate ceremonies": ~ir:~nfn~I~!f~Yog~ NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, Presi- serVB7!ce of, on' Oc!to· dent of the United States of America, under and by virtue of the ber9,l!l35 . authority vested in me 1>Y the aforesaid llub1ic resolution, do by this proclamation designate Wednesday, October 9, 1935, as Lei! Erikson
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