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SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 13

PRAISING THE DELAWARE AGRICULTURE INDUSTRY FOR ITS VALUE TO THE STATE AND THANKING ALL GROUPS AND INDIVIDUALS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INDUSTRY'S OUTSTANDING THIRD ANNUAL DINNER, HONORING THE GOVERNOR AND MEMBERS OF 127TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY.

WHEREAS, the State of Delaware's largest industry — Agriculture paid tribute to Governor Sherman W. Tribbitt and all members of the 127th General Assembly at a sumptuous dinner at the Dover Armory on Saturday, March 24, 1973; and

WHEREAS, the Third Annual Agricultural Industry Dinner served again to point up the tremendous importance of Agribusiness to the economy of the State of Delaware; and

WHEREAS, Governor Sherman W. Tribbitt, in addressing the large Agricultural Dinner crowd of nearly 500 well-fed Delawareans and guests from other areas of Delmarva, praised Delaware farmers for the contributions they make to the welfare of the First State and to all of its people; and

WHEREAS, the Third Annual Delaware Agricultural Industry Dinner Committee headed by its Chairman and Toastmaster, John F. Tarburton, is worthy of high praise for arranging such a splendid evening including guest humorist, Archie Campbell; and

WHEREAS, the dinner committee successfully carried out its duties under the leadership and guidance of the Delaware Council of Farm Organizations and its President, Howard W. Papen, and the backing of 130 dinner sponsors.

NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED that the members of the 127th General Assembly of the State of Delaware, the House of Representatives and the Governor concurring therein, send warm and sincere thanks to Secretary of Agriculture M. Martin Isaacs, to Dinner Chairman John F. Tarburton and his committee members, to the attractive dinner hostess (Misses Linda Wells, Gail Davis, Nancy Waldbusser, and Sue Comly), to all members of the Delaware Council of Farm Organizations, to the myriad of dinner sponsors -- all of whom made the Third Annual Agricultural Industry Dinner an event to be remembered, not only in terms of food and drink, but in terms of friendship and better understanding of the great Industry of Agriculture in Delaware.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that sufficient copies of this resolution be forwarded to Secretary Isaacs, Chairman Tarburton, and President Papen for distribution to all Committee members and to all sponsors of the dinner.

Approved May 7, 1973.