CHAPTER 878

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

DOVER

PROCLAMATION

Whereas, we honor the father of the home for his concern for the well-being of his family, for his endeavor to inculcate qualities in his children for good citizenship; and

Whereas, we think of the father as the interpreter of ethics and faith such that will Ultimately benefit his fellowman; and

Whereas, it is fitting that we honor our fathers with a special day;

Now, therefore, I, Russell W. Peterson, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim Sunday, June 21, 1970, as

FATHER'S DAY

in Delawar e, and urge all residents of the First State to observe t he day in appropr iate manner, such as during worship services, commemorating in some special way the father.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, Russell W. Peterson, Governor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of said State to be hereunto affixed at Dover this first day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and seventy, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and ninety-fourth.

(GREAT SEAL)

RUSSELL W. PETERSON, Governor

Attest: EUGENE BUNTING, Secretary Of State