OFFICE OF THE CHAIRMAN OF THE
BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMISSION
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 94
DECLARING THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1942,
A SPECIAL PUBLIC HOLIDAY
WHEREAS, on this day, September 24, 1942, falls the solemn occasion of SYUUKI KOOREI SAI (Autumn Worship of the Imperial Ancestors) ;
WHEREAS, it is but fitting and proper that the public officials and employees as well as the public should show due respect and reverence towards the Imperial Ancestors on this day;
Now, therefore, pursuant to the authority conferred upon me as Head of the Central Administrative Organization by Order No. 1 of the Commander-in-Chief of the Imperial Japanese Forces in the Philippines, and in connection with Executive Order No. 20, dated March 20, 1942, I do hereby declare Thursday, September 24, 1942, a special public holiday in order to enable the officials and employees and the public at large to properly observe the solemnity of this day.
Done in the City of Manila, Philippines, this 24th day of September, 1942.
(Sgd.) JORGE B. VARGAS
Chairman of the Executive Commission
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