STATE OF DELAWARE
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 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 period April 12-18, 1959, 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 third day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and fifty-nine and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and eighty-third.
J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor
GEORGE J. SCHULZ, Secretary of State