CHAPTER 457

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 associates have been major, factors in providing the high standards of living which we presently enjoy; and

WHEREAS, it is appropriate 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; 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 2, 1963, 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 15th day of August in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and sixty-three, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and eighty-eighth.

(GREAT SEAL)

ELBERT N. CARVEL, Governor

ELISHA C. DUKES, Secretary of State