CHAPTER 550

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, in Delaware, we are signally blessed with one of the Nation's highest per capita incomes indicative of a thriving economy, and with employment that is approaching a new all-time high; and

WHEREAS, due to a generally good labor-management relationship, a pattern of labor peace prevails in our State, assuring continuation of our economic growth and eventual attainment of new highs in employment and personal income; and

WHEREAS, the skill, ingenuity and courage of our workers are serving to raise the standard of living for all our citizens; 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, Charles L. Terry, Jr., Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim Monday, September 6, 1965, as

LABOR DAY

and urge the observance of this day by all our citizens with appropriate ceremonies and the display on all state and public buildings of the flags of the United States and the State of Delaware.

FURTHER, I invite everyone to join me in saluting those whose daily work makes possible the abundant life we all enjoy.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, Charles L. Terry, Jr., 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

(GREAT SEAL) 3rd day of September in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and sixty-five, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and ninetieth.

CHARLES L, TERRY, JR., Governor

Attest: ELISHA C. DUKES, Secretary of State