CHAPTER 492

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 high standards of living which our nation presently enjoys; and

WHEREAS, it is appropriate that the splendid contributions by working men and women to the economy and welfare of our State should be given suitable recognition; and

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

WHEREAS, Paragraph 501, Chapter 5, Title 1 of the Delaware Code, as amended, provides that the first Monday in September shall be designated as Labor Day and shall be observed as a legal holiday in this State; now

THEREFORE, I, ELBERT N. CARVEL, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim Monday, September 3, 1962, as

LABOR DAY

and urge all our citizens to join in honoring those whose daily work makes possible our enjoyment of an abundant life. I further request that the flags of the United States and the State of Delaware be displayed 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 16th day of August, in the year of Our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and sixty-two, and of the Independence of the United States, the one hundred and eighty-seventh.

(GREAT SEAL)

ELBERT N. CARVEL, Governor

ELISHA C. DUKES, Secretary of State