WHEREAS, the organization known as the National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc., is contributing much toward the development of business and industry throughout the state and nation ; and

WHEREAS, these women, who represent clubs in many of our communities, all of which are affiliated with the National Federation, likewise contribute much toward the improvement and progress of business, industry and civic needs on the community level ; and

WHEREAS, this year the organization is to be greatly commended for its non-partisan "Get-Out-The-Vote" campaign, so that every citizen will play his full right in exercising his franchise;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the week beginning October 10 and ending October 16, 1954, as


As this week is celebrated throughout the nation, we urge our leaders of business and industry to note the achievements of those whom are often taken for granted in their daily tasks, but who contribute so much to the welfare and efficient management of our homes, our businesses and many branches and agencies of our government.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, J. Caleb Boggs, 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 Seventh

(Great Seal) day of October in the year of Our Lord One thousand nine hundred and fifty-four, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one-hundred and seventy-ninth.

J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor JOHN N. McDOWELL, Secretary of State