Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 50 Part 2.djvu/951

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Observance invited, June 1, 1937. May 27, 1937 [No. 2240] Emergency flood re- lief. Preamble. Ante, p. 1811. 46 Stat. 696. 19 U.S.C. 1318 . PROCLAMATIONS, 1937 "Whereas it is eminently fitting that the tercentenary of the birth of this zealous missionary and fearless explorer should be commemorated by suitable patriotic, religious, and public exercises during such year:" AND WHEREAS the text of the said Public Resolution provides: "That the President of the United States is authorized and requested to issue a proclamation calling upon all officials of the Government to display the flag of the United States on all Government buildings on June 1, 1937, and inviting all people of the United States to observe the day and the anni- versary year in schools, churches, and other suitable places, with appropriate ceremonies commemorating the tercentenary of the birth of Pere Jacques Marquette.": NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, President of the United States, do hereby direct all Government officials to display the flag of the United States on all Government buildings on the first day of June 1937, and I invite all people of the United States to observe that day and anniversary year in schools, churches, and other suitable places with appropriate ceremonies commemorating the tercentenary of the birth of Pere Jacques Marquette. 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 27" day of May, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-seven, and [SEAL] of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and sixty-first. FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT By the President: SUMNER WELLES Acting Secretary of State. REVOCATION OF PROCLAMATION No. 2223 OF FEBRUARY 1, 1937, AUTHORIZING FREE ENTRY OF SUPPLIES IMPORTED FOR USE IN EMERGENCY FLOOD RELIEF WORK BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION WHEREAS by Proclamation No. 2223 of February 1, 1937, issued under the authority of section 318 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (46 Stat. 696), an emergency was declared to exist on account of disastrous floods then occurring in the valleys of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers and tributaries thereof, making it necessary to extend aid on a large scale to the flood sufferers; and WHEREAS by the said proclamation the Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to permit during the continuance of the emergency, and within such limits and subject to such conditions as he might deem necessary, the importation free of duty of such food, clothing, and medical, surgical, and other supplies as he might designate, when im- ported for use in such emergency relief work; and