STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, on Saturday, the first day of May, 1954, the members of the Junior Chamber of Commerce will offer individual and collective prayers asking that God bring together in spirit the Communist leaders and the leaders of our own country so that they may hand-in-hand conduct a zealous search for lasting peace; and
WHEREAS, the Jaycees ask that the citizens of this state join them in their prayers on a day to be officially known as "May Day--Pray Day," which is designed to give new, lofty significance to the communist holiday and to provide an opportunity for the citizens of this state to join together for a single purpose in exerting the most powerful force at our command--prayer ; and
NOW, THEREFORE, in aid and assistance of such a worthy program, I. J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim Saturday, May 1, 1954, as
MAY DAY--PRAY DAY
and do urge all the citizens of the State to join with the Junior Chamber of Commerce in asking God to bring together in spirit the Communist leaders and the leaders of our own nation so they may conduct a common search for lasting peace.
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 Twenty-
(Great Seal) sixth day of April in the year of Our Lord One thousand nine hundred and fifty-four, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one-hundred and seventy-eighth.
CALEB BOGGS, Governor
JOHN N. McDOWELL, Secretary of State