WHEREAS, the people of the State of Delaware are enjoying a period of peak employment, and record wages are being paid employees in almost all lines of endeavor ; and

WHEREAS, reports from our State Unemployment Compensation Commission show fewer people on their rolls, indicating a period of new opportunity and prosperity; and

WHEREAS, it is fitting that we pay annual tribute to the men and women of our labor force for their diligence, understanding and loyalty ; now

THEREFORE, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim that Monday, September 5, 1955, shall be observed as


I urge that our national and state flags be displayed on this occasion to mark the progress of our great employer-employee teams whose annual production of a great variety of commodities contributes so much to the welfare of the nation and the world.

May I also express my thanks in advance of this coming Labor Day to all those citizens who are calling attention to our industrial possibilities through new promotion efforts, all of which in effect means greater work opportunity and more wages for all of those engaged in the field of labor.

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) fifth day of August in the year of Our Lord One

thousand nine hundred and fifty-five and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and eightieth.

J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor JOHN N. McDOWELL, Secretary of State