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PROCLAMATIONS-SEPT. 21 , 26 ,1944 Ante, p. 731 Proclamation of Oct. 11, 1944 as Gen. Pulaski's Memorial Day. September 26, 1944 [No. 2626] that we pay homage to the indomitable spirit of the Poles who were the first to take up arms against the aggression of our common foe; and WHEREAS that spirit is typified by Count Casimir Pulaski, a Polish patriot who came from overseas to fight for the freedom of America and gallantly gave his life on October 11, 1779 as a result of wounds received at the siege of Savannah; and WHEREAS, by a joint resolution approved September 7, 1944 (Public Law 422, 78th Congress), the Congress has authorized me "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, 1944, 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". NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, Presi- dent of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim October 11, 1944, the one hundred and sixty-fifth anniversary of the death of General Pulaski, as General Pulaski's Memorial Day; I call upon officials of the Government to have the American flag displayed on all governmental buildings on that day; and I invite the people of the United States to observe the day with appropriate commemorative ceremonies in schools and churches, or other suitable places. 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 21st day of September, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and forty-four, [SEAL] and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and sixty-ninth. FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT By the President: CORDELL HULL Secretary of State. AMENDMENTS TO REGULATIONS RELATING TO MIGRATORY BIRDS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS the Secretary of the Interior has adopted and sub- mitted to me the following amendments of the regulations approved by Ante, p. 113 . Proclamation No. 2616 of July 27, 1944, permitting and governing the hunting, taking, capture, killing, possession, sale, purchase, shipment, transportation, carriage, exportation, and importation of migratory birds and parts, nests and eggs thereof, included in the terms of the Convention between the United States and Great Britain for the pro- 39tat. 1702 . tection of migratory birds concluded August 16, 1916, and the Con- vention between the United States and the United Mexican States for the protection of migratory birds and game mammals concluded 50 Stat. 1311. February 7, 1936: AMENDMENT OF MIGRATORY BIRD TREATY ACT REGULATIONS ADOPTED BY THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR Under authority and direction of section 3 of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of July 3, 1918 (40 Stat. 755), as amended by the act of 16U..O . 17L June 20, 1936 (49 Stat. 1555), the administration of which said act as amended was transferred to the Secretary of the Interior on July 1,1939 [58 STAT.