STATE OF DELAWARE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT
WHEREAS, we are honoring our Fathers this coming Father's Day, Sunday, June 18th, as "Moulders of Our Children's Future"; and
WHEREAS, the theme for this American holiday is "For A Safe World Tomorrow Teach Democracy Today"; and
WHEREAS, it is the Fathers of our land who primarily have built this great democracy through their teachings and sturdy devotion to liberty and love of freedom; and
WHEREAS, we look to the Father in the home as the foundation of our future and the teacher of our young in the importance of peace and brotherhood through the world;
THEREFORE, I, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim Sunday, June 18, 1950 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, Elbert N. Carvel, Governor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the said State, to be hereunto affixed at Dover, this Thirty-first day of May, in the Year of Our Lord, One Thousand Nine Hundred and Fifty, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the One Hundred and Seventy-fourth.
By the Governor:
ELBERT N. CARVEL
HARRIS B. McDOWELL, Jr., Secretary of State.