CHAPTER 302 - STATE OF DELAWARE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, the planting and preservation of trees and the protection of bird life are economic necessities and are essential to our industrial life; and

WHEREAS, by an Act of the General Assembly, the Governor is authorized to set apart each year a day to be designated as Arbor and Bird Day,

NOW, THEREFORE, I, C. D. Buck, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby designate THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 1936 AS

ARBOR AND BIRD DAY

and do hereby urge and request its observance by all public and private schools, colleges and other institutions by the planting of trees, and by suitable exercises, having for their object the advancement of the study of arbor culture and the promotion of the spirit of protection to birds and trees and the cultivation of an appreciative Sentiment concerning them.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I, C. D. Buck, Governor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the said State to be hereunto affixed this twenty-sixth day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirty-six.

(Great Seal)

By the Governor:

C. D. BUCK.

W. D. SMITH, Secretary of State.