STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, this coming Father's Day, Sunday, June 19th is dedicated to the proposition that "Today's Children are Tomorrow's America;" and
WHEREAS, American fathers are being remembered on that day as builders of our Nation's future by firmly implanting the American ideals of democracy, liberty and freedom for all; and
WHEREAS, we look to the Fathers as the very foundation stone of the American home and the teacher of the young children in the importance of peace and brotherhood through the development of fine character and training his child for leadership and instilling the ideals that our great material blessings are meaningless without developing spiritual values,
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim Sunday, June 19, 1949, as
and I call upon all the citizens of this State to observe it in worship and displaying the American Flag and otherwise commemorating the Father in the home so that every day in the year may have the blessings that flow from good fatherhood and a strong family life.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Delaware to be affixed, this eighth day of June, in the year of
(GREAT SEAL) our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and forty-nine.
By the Governor:
ELBERT N. CARVEL
HARRIS B. McDOWELL, JR., Secretary of State.
LAWS OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE
Passed at the SPECIAL SESSION OF THE ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTEENTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY Commenced and Held at Dover On Tuesday, September 27, A.D. 1949 and In the Year of the Independence of the United States of America, the One Hundred and Seventy-Fourth * * * VOLUME XLVII