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PROCLAMATIONS—AUG. 16, 1951

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WHEREAS each year natural and created resources worth nearly a billion dollars are destroyed in our country by fire; and WHEREAS the present emergency especially requires that we conserve our manpower, our productive facilities, and our material rGSourccs * NOW, ' THE - R E FOR E, I, HARRY S. TRUMAN, President of the United States of America, do hereby designate the week beginning October 7, 1951, as Fire Prevention Week. I urge that every man, woman, and child in this great land contribute to the national effort to make the United States strong by accepting individual responsibility in the year-round campaign against the needless waste of life and destruction of property by preventable fires. I request that State and local governments, the American National Red Cross, the National Fire Waste Council, the Chamber of Commerce of the United States, business, labor, and farm organizations, churches, schools, civic groups, and the agencies of public information, including newspapers, magazines, and the radio, television, and motion-picture industries, cooperate fully in the observance of Fire Prevention Week. I also direct the appropriate agencies of the Federal Government to assist in this crusade against the toll of life and property resulting from fires. IN W I T N E S S 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 9th day of August in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and fifty-one, and [SEAL] of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and seventy-sixth. HARRY S TRUMAN By the President: DEAN

Designation of week begiimingOct. 7, 1951, as F i r e P r e v e n t i o n Week. Observance.

ACHESON

Secretary of State

REGISTRATION—CANAL ZONE BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES

August 16, 1951 [No. 2937]

A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS title I of the Universal Military Training and Service Act (62 Stat. 604), as amended, contains, in part, the following ^%^'i^'c. app. provisions: § 45i. "SEC. 3. Except as otherwise provided in this title, it shall be Registration. the duty of every male citizen of the United States, and every other male person now or hereafter in the United States, who, on the day or days fixed for the first or any subsequent registration, is between the ages of eighteen and twenty-six, to present himself for and submit to registration at such time or times and place or places, and in such manner, as shall be determined by proclamation of the President and by rules and regulations prescribed hereunder." "SEC. 6. (a) Commissioned officers, warrant officers, pay clerks, enlisted men, and aviation cadets of the Regular Army, the Navy, the Air Force, the Marine Corps, the Coast Guard, the Coast and Geodetic Survey and the Public Health Service; cadets. United States Military Academy; midshipmen. United States

Deferment and exemptions.