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3470 PROCLAMATIONS, 1935. extended from September 30, 1935, to September 30, 1936, and that the extension of the coastwise laws of the United States to the Virgin Islands is further deferred from September 30, 1935, to September 30, 1936. 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 W'ashington this thirteenth day of September, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-five, [SEAL] and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and sixtieth. By the President: CORDELL I1'LLL Secretar!} oj Staif, FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT FIIn: l'HEVENTION 'VEEK-19~5 BY THE PHE~IDENT OF THE UNITED STI\.TES O}<' AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Fire Prevention "~HEREAS disastrous and destructive fires annuallv take an Week, 193.5 enormous toll of human life and property nnd disrupt ti.e orderly course of busint·ss productivity; and WHEREAS it is the duty of every citizen to aid in the prevt'ntion of such fires as far as possible; and WHEREAS such fires can largely be prevented by the exercise of proper care and the use of appropriate fire-prevention measures; and WHEREAS it is highly desirable that the attention of the people be directed to the necessity for the prevention of ouch fires: Week beginning oc- NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, Pres- ~~r6.1935.deslgnatec\ ident of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim and de~ignate the week beginning October 6, 19'i5, as Fire Pre ;ention Week, ai,ld I particularly urge State and municipal officials, civic and commercial organizations, school authorities, the clergy, and the press to emphasize the danger of and needless waste caused by fire and to encourage the study of ways and means whereby fire hazards and the disastrous ('.,()ns~guences of fire may be prevented 9,S far as possible. 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 17" day of September, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-five, [SEAL] and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and sixtieth. By the President: CORDELL HULL Secretary oj State. FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT [~o. 2137]