CHAPTER 473

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, the skill, ingenuity and courage of the American worker and his determination to raise the standard of living for himself and his fellow toilers have been major factors in providing the comforts, security and happiness we enjoy today; and

WHEREAS, it is fitting that the contributions of working men and women to the economy and welfare of our State should be suitably recognized; and

WHEREAS, the first Monday in September is traditionally set aside to honor the workers of America;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, ELBERT N. CARVEL, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim Monday, September 4, 1961, as

"LABOR DAY"

and urge all our citizens to participate in honoring those whose daily work makes possible our enjoyment of an abundant life. I further call for the appropriate display of the flags of the United States and the State of Delaware on all state and public buildings.

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 9th day of August in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and sixty-one and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and eighty-sixth.

(GREAT SEAL)

ELBERT N. CARVEL, Governor

Attest: ELISHA C. DUKES, Secretary of State