Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 56 Part 2.djvu/886

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PROCLAMATIONS-AUG. 4, 5 , 1942 hereby reserved from all forms of appropriation under the public- land laws and added to and made a part of the said Katmai National Monument. Warning is hereby expressly given to any unauthorized persons not to appropriate, injure, destroy, or remove any feature of this monument and not to locate or settle upon any of the lands thereof. The Director of the National Park Service, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, shall have the supervision, management, and control of this monument as provided in the Act of Congress entitled "An Act to establish a National Park Service, and for other purposes", approved August 25, 1916, 39 Stat. 535 (U. S. C., title 16, secs. 1 and 2), and acts supplementary thereto or amendatory thereof. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be.affixed. DONE at the City of Washington this 4th day of August in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and forty-two, and of [SEAL] the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and sixty-seventh. FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT By the President: CORDELL HULL Secretary of State. FIRE PREVENTION WEEK-1942 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Any loss of human life, any interference with production, any loss of critical materials hinders and impedes our war effort. Uncontrolled fire, even in normal times, is a national menace. It kills or disables thousands of our people and destroys a significant portion of our national wealth each year. Today, when every machine is being taxed to its fullest productive capacity, when new hands are working with unfamiliar tools, and when agents of our enemies are seeking to hinder us by every possible means, it is essential that destructive fire be brought under stricter control in order that victory may be achieved at the earliest date. Nothing less than the united vigilance and effort of all the people will suffice to break the grip of this menace. Fire hazards everywhere must be detected at once and eliminated. Loss of life and property from blaze and smoke must be reduced in every State of the Union. Prevention of all uncontrolled fires must be our goal. NOW, THEREFORE, I, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, President of the United States of America, do hereby designate the week begin- ning October 4, 1942, as Fire Prevention Week; and I earnestly request the people of the country to give special heed to the importance of taking active measures during that week, and throughout the year, to conserve our human and material resources from the destructive toll of fire; and I direct the Office of Civilian Defense and other appropriate Federal agencies to initiate programs for emphasizing the importance of attaining these objectives. I also desire to enlist the cooperation of State and local governments, of educators and civic groups, and of the press, the radio, and the motion-picture industry, with a view to promoting widespread realization of the dangers of fire and knowledge of the methods of controlling it. Prohibited acts. Supervision, etc. August 5, 1942 [No. 2565] Designation of week beginning Oct. 4, 1942 as Fire Prevention Week. 1973 56 STAT.]