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freedom, and justice may prevail upon the earth; and

WHEREAS it is fitting that the devotion of the American people to the ideals expressed in the Charter of the United Nations should be reaffirmed in our inmost hearts and expressed in public ceremonies; and

WHEREAS it is our desire that our support of the United Nations be given added strength and positive affirmation through the activities of an informed public; and

WHEREAS the General Assembly of the United Nations, on October 31, 1947, unanimously adopted a resolution declaring that October 24, the anniversary of the coming into force of the Charter of the United Nations, "shall henceforth be officially called 'United Nations Day' and shall be devoted to making known to the peoples of the world the aims and achievements of the United Nations and to gaining their support for the work of the United Nations"; and

WHEREAS the General Assembly, in the same resolution, invited the member governments to cooperate with United Nations in securing observance of United Nations Day:

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NOW, THEREFORE, I, HARRY S. TRUMAN, President of the United States of America, do hereby urge the people of the United States to observe October 24, 1948, as United Nations Day by exercises exemplifying our recognition of the achievements of the United Nations, our support of its aims, and our determination to strive for the realization of those aims.

And I call upon the officers of the Federal, State, and local governments, as well as upon civic, educational, and religious organizations and institutions, and also upon the agencies of the press, radio, and other media of information, to cooperate in programs designed to give public expression to our devotion to the United Nations and to make more effective our participation in the work of the United Nations; and I urge our citizens to participate actively in these programs.

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 9th day of September in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and [SEAL] forty-eight, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and seventythird. HARRY S. TRUMAN

By the President:
G. C. MARSHALL,

Secretary of State.

PROCLAMATION 2812

NATIONAL EMPLOY THE PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED WEEK, 1948

WHEREAS our Nation would be materially strengthened and our democracy enriched if all citizens capable of performing any kind of useful labor were afforded opportunities for suitable employment; and

WHEREAS the millions of disabled persons in the United States, both military and civilian, should be encouraged to avail themselves of the facilities for rehabilitation and training, as well as the services for placement, provided by our Federal, State, and local governments; and

WHEREAS war-production records and recent industrial surveys show that handicapped workers, when selectively placed, perform their tasks as well as or better than those without handicaps; and

WHEREAS acceptance of the handicapped by employers will be the means of bringing opportunity for economic independence and full participation in our democratic life to citizens who, despite physical impairments, are willing and able to perform a wide variety of essential tasks; and

WHEREAS, in order to secure greater voluntary cooperation in employment of the handicapped on the part of the public generally, I have established the President's Committee on National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week, composed of leaders of organizations outside the Government; and

WHEREAS the Congress, by a joint resolution approved August 11, 1945 (59 Stat. 530), has designated the first week in October of each year as National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week, during which time appropriate ceremonies are to be held throughout the Nation, and has requested the President

to issue a suitable proclamation each year:

NOW, THEREFORE, I, HARRY S. TRUMAN, President of the United States of America, do hereby call upon the people of the United States to observe the week beginning October 3, 1948, as National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week. I also call upon the Governors of States, the mayors of cities, and other public officials, as well as leaders of industry and labor, of civic, veterans', farm, women's, and fraternal organizations, and of other groups representative of our national life, to lend full support to the observance of the week, in order to enlist public interest in effectuating full employment of the handicapped.

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 13th day of September, in the year of

our Lord nineteen hundred and [SEAL] forty-eight, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and seventythird.

HARRY S. TRUMAN

By the President:

G. C. MARSHALL,

Secretary of State.

PROCLAMATION 2813

COLUMBUS DAY, 1948

WHEREAS four hundred and fifty-six years ago Christopher Columbus broadened the world's horizons through his keen vision, his indomitable spirit, and his unflagging persistence; and

WHEREAS the old world which gave him birth and the new world which he discovered are now joined in closer relationship not only through modern miracles of speed but also through mutual need for the achievement of lasting peace and a higher civilization; and

WHEREAS it is fitting that the exploits of this gallant navigator, who has enriched the lives of all peoples by showing the way to a land of unparalleled opportunities, should be commemorated on the anniversary of his finding that land; and

WHEREAS the Congress of the United States, by a joint resolution approved

April 30, 1934 (48 Stat. 657), has authorized and requested the President to issue a proclamation designating October 12 of each year as Columbus Day:

NOW, THEREFORE, I, HARRY S. TRUMAN, President of the United States of America, do hereby designate Tuesday, October 12, 1948, as Columbus Day, and I invite the people of the United States to observe the day with appropriate ceremonies in their homes, their schools, their churches, and in other suitable places. I also direct that the flag of the United States be displayed on all Government buildings on that day.

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 13th day of September in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and [SEAL] forty-eight, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and seventythird. HARRY S. TRUMAN

By the President:
G. C. MARSHALL,
Secretary of State.

PROCLAMATION 2814

GENERAL PULASKI'S MEMORIAL DAY, 1948 WHEREAS October 11, 1948, is the one hundred and sixty-ninth anniversary of the death of Count Casimir Pulaski, son of a foreign nation, who gave his life for the cause of American freedom; and

WHEREAS his death from a wound received while leading the celebrated Pulaski Legion at the siege of Savannah, in 1779, brought to a heroic end, at the youthful age of 31 years, a life which had given promise of further glorious achievements on behalf of humankind;

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WHEREAS this distinguished Pole who achieved the rank of Brigadier General in the American Revolutionary Army bequeathed to all liberty-loving people a tradition of fidelity to principle which remains an inspiration to our own generation:

NOW, THEREFORE, I, HARRY S. TRUMAN, President of the United States of America, do hereby designate Monday, October 11, 1948, as General Pulaski's Memorial Day. I call upon the officials

of the Government to display the flag on Government buildings on that day, and I invite the people of the United States to participate in the observance of the day with appropriate ceremonies in schools, churches, or other suitable places.

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 20th day of September in the year of our

Lord nineteen hundred and [SEAL] forty-eight, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and seventythird.

HARRY S. TRUMAN

By the President:

ROBERT A. LOVETT,

Acting Secretary of State.

PROCLAMATION 2815

NAVY DAY, 1948

WHEREAS it is the purpose of the United States Navy to maintain sufficient strength on the sea and in the air to enable it, in conjunction with our other armed forces, to uphold our national policies and interests, to protect our commerce, to support our international obligations, and to guard our country and its overseas possessions and dependencies; and

WHEREAS, the Navy League and other patriotic organizations in 1922 selected October 27 for annual observance of Navy Day in commemoration of the founding of the United States Navy in October 1775, and of the birth on October 27, 1858, of Theodore Roosevelt, who as Assistant Secretary of the Navy and as President of the United States contributed markedly to the development of the United States Navy; and

WHEREAS it has become customary for our citizens to join hands across the Nation on October 27 of each year in rendering grateful tribute to our Navy and in according honor and recognition to the achievements of the men and women who compose its ranks:

NOW, THEREFORE, I, HARRY S. TRUMAN, President of the United States of America, do hereby call upon the people of the United States to observe October 27, 1948, as Navy Day by display

ing the flag of the United States at their homes or other suitable places, and I direct that the flag be displayed that day on all Government buildings. As Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the United States, I direct that all ships of the United States Navy dress ship and that all ships and stations of the United States Navy, where practicable, be open to visits of the public on Navy Day.

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 5th day of October in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and [SEAL] forty-eight, and of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and seventythird.

By the President:

HARRY S. TRUMAN

ROBERT A. LOVETT,

Acting Secretary of State.

PROCLAMATION 2816

EXTENSION OF TIME FOR RENEWING TRADEMARK REGISTRATIONS: AUSTRIA

WHEREAS by the act of Congress approved July 17, 1946, 60 Stat. 568, the President is authorized, under the conditions prescribed in that act, to grant an extension of time for the fulfillment of the conditions and formalities for the renewal of trade-mark registrations prescribed by section 12 of the act authorizing the registration of trade-marks used in commerce with foreign nations or among the several States or with Indian tribes, and to protect the same, approved February 20, 1905, as amended (15 U. S. C. 92), by nationals of countries which accord substantially equal treatment in this respect to citizens of the United States of America:

NOW, THEREFORE, I, HARRY S. TRUMAN, President of the United States of America, under and by virtue of the authority vested in me by the aforesaid act of July 17, 1946, do find and proclaim that with respect to trade-marks of nationals of Austria registered in the United States Patent Office which have been subject to renewal on or after September 3, 1939, there has existed during several years since that date, because of conditions growing out of World War II, such

disruption or suspension of facilities essential to compliance with the conditions and formalities prescribed with respect to renewal of such registrations by section 12 of the aforesaid act of February 20, 1905, as amended, as to bring such registrations within the terms of the aforesaid act of July 17, 1946; that Austria accords substantially equal treatment in this respect to trade-mark proprietors who are citizens of the United States; and that accordingly the time within which compliance with conditions and formalities prescribed with respect to renewal of registrations under section 12 of the aforesaid act of February 20, 1905, as amended, may take place is hereby extended with respect to such registrations which expired after September 3, 1939, and before June 30, 1947, until and including February 28, 1949.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the United States of America to be affixed.

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PROCLAMATION 2817

CLOSED AREA UNDER THE MIGRATORY BIRD

TREATY ACT, MASSACHUSETTS

WHEREAS the Acting Secretary of the Interior has adopted, after notice and public procedure pursuant to section 4 of the Administrative Procedure Act of June 11, 1946 (60 Stat. 238), and has submitted to me for approval the following regulation relating to migratory birds included in the terms of the Convention between the United States and Great Britain for the protection of migratory birds concluded August 16, 1916, and the Convention between the United States and the United Mexican States for the protection of migratory birds and game mammals concluded February 7, 1936:

REGULATION DESIGNATING AS CLOSED AREA CERTAIN TIDAL WATERS IN THE VICINITY OF THE PARKER RIVER NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, MASSACHUSETTS

By virtue of and pursuant to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act of July 3, 1918 (40 Stat. 755), and Reorganization Plan II (53 Stat. 1431), and in accordance with the provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act of June 11, 1946 (60 Stat. 238), I, William E. Warne, Acting Secretary of the Interior, having due regard to the zones of temperature and to the distribution, abundance, economic value, breeding habits, and times and lines of migratory flight of migratory birds included in the terms of the Convention between the United States and Great Britain for the protection of migratory birds, concluded August 16, 1916, and the Convention between the United States and the United Mexican States for the protection of migratory birds and game mammals, concluded February 7, 1936, do hereby designate as closed area, effective October 29, 1948, in or on which pursuing, hunting, taking, capture, or killing of migratory birds, or attempting to take, capture, or kill migratory birds is not permitted, all areas of land and water in the towns of Ipswich, Newbury and Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts, not now owned or controlled by the United States within the followingdescribed exterior boundary:

Beginning at corner No. 1, a point in the center of Stackyard Road (also known as Nelson Island Road), approximately 0.95 mile east of State Highway No. 1A in approximate latitude 42°44′33.0" N., longitude 70°50'20.8'' W., from which an 8" cedar post set for a witness corner bears N. 78°39' E., 0.70 ch., distant.

From the initial point,

Northeast, along the center of Stackyard Road with the meanders thereof, 8.85 chs., to the edge of marsh and upland;

Thence with three courses along the edge of the marsh and upland with the meanders thereof,

N. 0°37' E., 2.22 chs., S. 85°11' W., 1.60 chs.,

S. 65°01' W., 1.23 chs., at the edge of marsh and upland, in the center of an old road; Thence with two courses along the center of an old road with the meanders thereof, N. 24°38′ W., 1.92 chs.,

N. 21°31' W., 4.16 chs., to the intersection of the center of the road with the center of Carleton Creek;

Thence Northeasterly down the center of Carleton Creek with the meanders thereof 13.98 chs., to the prolongation of the center line of a ditch;

Thence with three courses along the center line of ditches,

N. 29°21′ W., 5.72 chs.,

N. 27°24′ W., 3.49 chs., in the center of Sawyers Island Creek,

N. 44°41′ W., 5.86 chs., at the northwesterly end of ditch and at edge of marsh and upland;

Thence N. 13°50′ W., with edge of marsh and upland 0.627 ch., to the intersection of edge of marsh and upland with the center of Patmos Road (also known as Sawyers Island Road), a point from which a 3" x 3" cedar post set for a witness corner bears S. 22°54' E., 0.13 ch., distant;

Thence N. 41°39' E., with the center of Patmos Road, 1.60 chs., to the intersection of said road with the line between marsh and upland;

Thence with eleven courses along the edge of marsh and upland with the meanders thereof,

N. 89°36′ E., 1.293 chs.,
N. 34°33′ E., 3.83 chs.,

S. 85°14' E., 1.30 chs.,
N. 31°53' E., 3.40 chs.,
S. 65°31' E., 1.00 ch.,
N. 61°38' E., 1.54 cns.,
N. 86°12′ E., 1.12 chs.,
S. 36°26′ E., 1.818 chs.,
N. 40°20′ E., 4.86 chs.,

N. 43°10′ W., 2.163 chs.,

N. 22°17′ E., 1.661 chs., at the edge of marsh and upland on the northeasterly point of Sawyers Island, a standard concrete post No. 51;

Thence N. 51°43′ W., approximately 6.60 chs., to mean high water on the right or south bank of Great Creek (also known as Mud Creek);

Thence Westerly, with mean high water upstream and on the right or south bank of Great Creek approximately 90.00 chs., to the intersection of mean high water on the right or south bank of Great Creek with the prolongation of the center of the ditch situate on the left or north side of Great Creek; Thence N. 5°00′ E., in part crossing Great Creek and in part up a ditch, approximately 1.50 chs.;

Thence with 12 courses along the center of ditches, with the meanders thereof, N. 22°53′ E., 1.870 chs.,

N. 4°54' E., 5.310 chs.,

N. 50°02′ W., 1.734 chs.,

N. 3°07′ E., 3.110 chs., to the junction of ditches,

N. 65°35' E., 7.48 chs.,

N. 57°33′ E., 6.33 chs., to the intersection of ditches,

S. 13°51' E., 1.943 chs., to the junction of ditches,

S. 89°49' E., 3.090 chs.,

S. 79°58′ E., 1.332 chs.,

S. 2°40′ W., 0.519 ch., to the junction of ditches;

S. 89°08′ E., 0.398 ch., to the junction of ditches;

N. 65°20′ E., 5.23 chs., to the intersection of ditch with stone wall, at the edge of marsh and upland;

Thence with twelve courses along a stone wall with the meanders thereof,

N. 66°11′ E., 2.906 chs.,
S. 85°06' E., 1.440 chs.,
N. 35°34' E., 1.320 chs.
N. 71°49' E., 4.220 chs.,
N. 50°34′ E., 1.631 chs.,
S. 35°23' E., 0.339 ch.,
N. 64°22′ E., 1.653 chs.,
S. 27°41' E., 1.38 chs.
N. 70°03′ E., 1.193 chs.,
S. 27°37' E., 0.388 chs.,
N. 66°25' E., 9.13 chs.,

N. 17°05′ W., 2.529 chs., at the intersection of stone walls,

N. 17°43′ W., 7.17 chs., to the center of Marsh Avenue;

Thence N. 1°08' E., with the center of Marsh Avenue, 4.10 chs., a point from which a standard concrete post No. 53 set for a witness corner bears N. 66°00' E., 0.12 ch., distant;

Thence N. 69°05′ E., approximately 12.00 chs., to mean high water on the right or south bank of Parker River, about 41.00 chs., below the Parker River bridge in State Highway No. 1A;

Thence Southeasterly with mean high water down the right or south bank of Parker River with the meanders thereof, approximately 11.00 chs.;

Thence N. 19°17′ E., crossing Parker River, approximately 11.00 chs., to mean high water on the left or north bank of Parker River;

Thence Northwesterly with mean high water up the left or north bank of Parker River with the meanders thereof, approximately 0.75 ch., to the mouth of a small ditch;

Thence with four courses along the center line of ditches with the meanders thereof, N. 44°24′ E., approximately 1.00 ch.,

N. 19°17′ E., 12.41 chs., the junction of ditches,

N. 75°18′ W., 7.54 chs.,

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