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113 STAT, 2158 PROCLAMATION 7235—OCT. 7, 1999 outnumbered and defeated them, and Pulaski himself was forced into exile. But soon the young soldier answered another call for freedom— this time on behalf of the fledgling United States of America. He distinguished himself in his first military engagement in our War for Independence, and the Continental Congress immediately commissioned him as a brigadier general and assigned him to command the cavalry of the Continental Army. Fighting with characteristic valor and distinction. General Pulaski was killed during the Battle of Savannah and earned an enduring place in our Nation's history. As we honor Casimir Pulaski this year, we give thanks that for the first time, Poles and Americans can proudly observe the anniverseiry of General Pulaski's death as NATO allies. In the yeeirs to come, both our peoples will continue to draw strength from the memory of Casimir Pulaski and from the courage and sacrifice of so meiny Poles and Polish Americans who have helped ensure the freedom, peace, and prosperity our two countries enjoy today. NOW, THEREFORE, I, WILLIAM J. CLINTON, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim Monday, October 11, 1999, as General Pulaski Memorial Day. I encourage all Americans to commemorate this occasion with appropriate programs and activities. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this sixth day of October, in the yeai of our Lord nineteen hundred and ninety-nine, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and twenty-fourth. WILLIAM J. CLINTON Proclamation 7235 of October 7, 1999 To Delegate Authority for the Administration of the Tari£F-Rate Quotas on Sugar-Containing Products and Other Agricultural Products to the United States Trade Representative and the Secretary of Agriculture By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation 1. On April 15, 1994, the President entered into trade agreements resulting from the Uruguay Round of multilateral trade negotiations ("Uruguay Round Agreements"). As part of those agreements, the United States converted quotas on imports of beef, cotton, dairy products, peanuts, peanut butter and peanut paste, sugar, and sugar-containing products (as defined in additional U.S. notes 2 and 3 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States) into tariff-rate quotas. In section 101(a) of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act (the "URAA") (Public Law 103-65; 108 Stat. 4809), Congress approved the Uruguay Round Agreements listed in section 101(d) of that Act, including the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994. 2. On December 23, 1994, the President issued Presidential Proclamation 6763, implementing the Uruguay Round Agreements consistent