WHEREAS, the Credit Union Movement is now in its second century of service; and

WHEREAS, credit unions encourage thrift and regular savings by providing means whereby people may pool their savings, and mutually assist one another; and

WHEREAS, these credit unions not only promote the economic security of their members, but also strengthen democracy, encourage individual responsibility and the practice of true brotherhood; and

WHEREAS, the third Thursday of each October is internationally observed as Credit Union Day, in recognition of the outstanding service being rendered by credit unions; now,

THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim Thursday, October 15, 1959, as


in Delaware and urge our people to give fitting recognition at this time to the many benefits brought to them through credit unions.

Further, I extend to the leaders and members of the 40 credit unions of Delaware my greetings, congratulations, and sincere wishes for continued success in serving their fellowmen.

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

fourteenth day of October 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-fourth.


J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor

GEORGE J. SCHULZ, Secretary of State