WHEREAS, the Health, Welfare and Education of children is universally recognized as of utmost importance to the progress of any State or Nation ; and

WHEREAS, the Delaware Congress of Parents and Teachers, and its local units, is devoted to a full understanding of the purposes and needs of our public schools; and

WHEREAS, the 25,000 members of the Delaware Congress of Parents and Teachers, the largest Educational Organization in the State, has observed a program for our school system, and is now conducting its annual membership enrollment ; and

WHEREAS, the people of Delaware are faced with vital educational problems relating to the formation of adequate secondary school facilities, a resolution of the financial problems attendant to education, and other similar Governmental issues; now

THEREFORE, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the month of October as


and urge all interested persons to join with this group of devoted citizens in the work of giving Delaware the best public school system in the United States.

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 Twenty-

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

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