CHAPTER 469

STATE OF DELAWARE

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, the future of our state and nation lies in the hands of the youth of today, and, therefore, one of our greatest obligations is to help to develop in today's young people the qualities that will enable them to make the most of that future; and

WHEREAS, qualities of temperance, respect for law, and a high sense of responsibility for the common welfare are essential qualities for the maintenance and development of healthy, happy and successful human lives and a high degree of social progress; and

WHEREAS, civic, educational, religious, social and other organizations can and to 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 20-26, 1958 as

YOUTH TEMPERANCE EDUCATION WEEK

and urge that all citizens 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 Ninth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and fifty-eight and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and eighty-second.

(GREAT SEAL)

J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor

JOHN N. McDOWELL, Secretary of State