STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, the scenic beauty of our State can only be perpetuated by the preservation of our natural landscape values, and the conservation of our bird life by stressing the importance of protecting them from various kinds of destruction; and
WHEREAS, numerous civic bodies have endeavored to beautify our State Highways by the planting of flowers, shrubs and trees. Bird refuges have been provided for, and the Education Department of the State as well as the Forest and Game Conservation Departments have united in an effort to inculcate in the young people, the desire to assist in our program of conservation;
NOW, THEREFORE, by virtue of the authority in me vested, I, Walter W. Bacon, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby designate
THURSDAY, APRIL 3rd
ARBOR AND BIRD DAY
and urge that not only the young people, but all residents of our State observe this day by joining in appropriate exercises where possible, and giving serious consideration to the protection of our birds and the beautification of our landscape.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, Walter W. Bacon, Governor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand, and caused the Great Seal to be hereunto affixed, at Dover, this twenty-seventh day of (GREAT SEAL) March, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and forty-one, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and sixty-fifth.
By the Governor:
WALTER W. BACON EARLE D. WILLEY, Secretary of State.