CHAPTER 659

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, employment in the State of Delaware is at an all-time high and the yearly income of our citizens had the highest national average in 1952 ; and

WHEREAS, our male and female workers are to be congratulated on their records of productivity and achievement in all the fields in which they are engaged; and

WHEREAS, it is fitting to pay tribute to the loyalty and devotion of these citizens as they progress in their chosen fields of endeavor :

NOW, THEREFORE, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, hereby proclaim that Monday, September 7, 1953, shall be observed as

LABOR DAY

hi the State of Delaware and that our State and National Flags be displayed in honor of the occasion. I further urge that representatives of workers' organizations, employers and all concerned with the continuing program of our ever-growing industries take this occasion to pay tribute to those citizens whose labor helps to provide our recognized high standards.

It is also my sincere hope that with the cessation of hostilities in Korea all of our efforts in the days ahead may be turned to the production of materials for the advancement of peace and prosperity within this state and throughout the world.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, J. Caleb Boggs, 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

(Great Seal) Twenty-fourth day of August in the year of Our Lord One thousand nine hundred and fifty-three and of the Independence of the United States the One hundred and seventy-eighth.

J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor

JOHN N. McDOWELL, Secretary of State