WHEREAS, there is good food news for all the people in Delaware when we learn that today's hen is producing 63 percent more eggs than in 1936; and

WHEREAS, this means that we have more eggs for each one of us and more opportunity to increase the level of nutrition for our families; and

WHEREAS, in the Delaware Poultry Improvement Association we have an agency which is alert to raising the standards of egg production throughout the state so that even more of "nature's masterpiece of balanced nutrition" will be available to all of us; and

WHEREAS, we are told that eggs belong in our diet each day because they represent a form of protein which comes near to the perfection in such foods sought by scientists; now,

THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim March, 1957 as


Because March is a month in which eggs are abundant, it is the hope of all interested in good health that each individual and family groups will use extra eggs in their daily diets. During that time it is advisable to use a variety of dishes in which eggs are featured since the extra protein will contribute so much to each person's health and welfare.

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 Fifth day of March in the year of Our Lord One thousand nine hundred and fifty-seven and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and eighty-first.


J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor

JOHN N. McDOWELL, Secretary of State