CHAPTER 400

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, the Delaware Women's Christian Temperance Union each year seeks a general observance of one week as "Youth Temperance Education Week"; and

WHEREAS, the period of April 7-14, 1957, has been designated for the next observance by this organization; and

WHEREAS, the future of our state and nation lies in the hands of the youth of today, the formation of temperate habits, when one is young, will assure physical, mental and moral wellbeing throughout a lifetime; and

WHEREAS, civic, educational, religious, social and other organizations can and do make a substantial contribution to the development of high moral, spiritual and social standards by progress of temperance education for youth; now

THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the week of April 7-14, 1957, as

YOUTH TEMPERANCE EDUCATION WEEK

and urge all citizens to give particular attention and support to the strengthening in youth of those moral qualities of temperance and responsibility which are so important to the future of our civilization.

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 Third day of April 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.

(GREAT SEAL)

J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor

JOHN McDOWELL, Secretary of State