Pacific Stars and Stripes,
7 (UP)- President Eisenhower today proclaimed June 7-13 as "Aid To
Korea Week" and urged Americans to contribute as much as possible
toward the war-wrecked nation's rehabilitation.
The President said restoration of South Korea
and helping its "millions of injured, destitute, and homeless" will
be a "monumental task."
ACTING ON a joint resolution of Congress Mr. Eisenhower
said that the special designation for next week provides American
opportunity to "demonstrate their friendship and affection for the
distressed people of the Republic of Korea." South Korean civilians
have suffered "crushing hardships as the result of the brutal attack"
launched by the Communists in June, the President said.