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PROCLAMATIONS-APR. 7, 9, 1942 Observance of Mother's Day, May 10, 1942. April 9, 1942 [No. 2549] Designation of cer- tain articles as arms, ammunition, and im- plements of war. WHEREAS the said resolution provides that the second Sunday in May shall be designated as Mother's Day and that it shall be the duty of the President of the United States to request the observance of the day; NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, Presi- dent of the United States of America, do hereby direct the officials of the Government to display the flag on all Government buildings on Mother's Day, May 10, 1942, and I call upon the people of the United States to express the love and reverence which we feel for the mothers of our country by the customary display of the flag at our homes and other suitable places and by tokens and messages of affection. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States of America to be affixed. DONE at the City of Washington this 7 th day of April, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and forty-two, and of the [SEAL] Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and sixty-sixth. FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT By the President: SUMNER WELLES Acting Secretary of State ENUMERATION OF ARMS, AMMUNITION, AND IMPLEMENTS OF WAR BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS section 12 (i) of the joint resolution of Congress ap- proved November 4, 1939, entitled "Joint resolution to preserve the neutrality and the peace of the United States and to secure the safety of its citizens and their interests", provides in part as follows (54 Stat. 11; 22 U. S. C. 452 (i)): "The President is hereby authorized to proclaim upon recom- mendation of the Board from time to time a list of articles which shall be considered arms, ammunition, and implements of war for the purposes of this section * * *" NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, Presi- dent of the United States of America, acting under and by virtue of the authority conferred upon me by the said joint resolution of Con- gress, and pursuant to the recommendation of the National Munitions Control Board, declare and proclaim that the articles listed below shall, on and after April 15, 1942, be considered arms, ammunition, and implements of war for the purposes of section 12 (i) of the said joint resolution of Congress: Category I (1) Rifles and carbines using ammunition in excess of caliber .22, and barrels for those weapons; (2) Machine guns, automatic or auto-loading rifles, and machine pistols using ammunition in excess of caliber .22, and barrels for those weapons; machine-gun mounts; (3) Guns, howitzers, and mortars of all calibers, their mount- ings and barrels; (4) Ammunition in excess of caliber .22 for the arms enu- merated under (1), (2), and (3) above, and cartridge cases or bullets for such ammunition; shells and projectiles, filled or un- filled, for the arms enumerated under (3) above; [56 STAT.