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[72 Stat. A52]
[72 Stat. A52]
PRIVATE LAW 85-000—MMMM. DD, 1958

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PROCLAMATIONS—AUG. 6, 1958 F I R E PREVENTION W E E K,

August 6, 1958 [No. 3253]

[72

STAT.

1958

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

Fire Prevention Week, 1958.

WHEREAS fire-prevention practices by the American people can avert much human suffering and save great loss of property; and WHEREAS each citizen should contribute wholeheartedly to effective fire-prevention work urgently needed in every community of our land: NOW, THEREFORE, T, DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER, President of the United States of America, do hereby designate the week beginning October 5, 1958, as Fire Prevention Week. I call upon the people to promote programs for the prevention and control of fires; and I urge State and local governments, the American National Red Cross, the Chamber of Commerce of the United States, and business, labor, and farm organizations, as well as schools, civic groups, and public-information agencies, to share actively in observing Fire Prevention Week. I also direct the appropriate agencies of the Federal Government to assist in this national effort to reduce the loss of life and property resulting from fires. 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 sixth day of August in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and fifty-eight, and of [SEAL] the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and eighty-third. DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER By the President: CHRISTIAN A. HERTER,

Acting Secretary of State.

ENLARGING THE FORT PULASKI NATIONAL MONUMENT, GEORGIA August 14, 1958 [No. 3254]

BY THE P R E S I D E N T OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

A PROCLAMATION

43 Stat. 1968.

WHEREAS the Fort Pulaski National Monument on Cockspur Island at the mouth of the Savannah River, Georgia, was established by Proclamation No. 1713 of October 15, 1924, upon the site of the old fortifications on that island, and, as enlarged by the act of June 26, 1936, 49 Stat. 1979, includes certain adjacent areas on the island formerly under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of War; and WHEREAS the Cockspur Island Lighthouse Reservation, situated on a small island near the southeasterly shore of Cockspur Island, contains an old abandoned lighthouse which is contemporary with Fort Pulaski and should be preserved because of its historic interest; and WHEREAS such reservation has been declared excess to the needs of the Department of the Treasury, and has been reported to the General Services Administration for disposition; and WHEREAS the General Services Administration is agreeable to the transfer of such reservation to the Department of the Interior for inclusion in the Fort Pulaski National Monument; and