WHEREAS, Realtor Week is being celebrated across the nation from April 3 to April 9, by Realtors through their local boards, state associations and the National Association of Real Estate Boards in an effort to concentrate attention on the fundamental importance of widespread home ownership to the American way of life; and

WHEREAS, in this first vital year of an exciting new decade Realtors will play a significant role in creating the patterns of residential, commercial and industrial development that will become the hallmark of the sixties; and

WHEREAS, Realtors are dedicated to professional service in keeping with their rigid Code of Ethics and marked by a constant seeking for improved techniques; and

WHEREAS, Realtors are engaged throughout Delaware in many beneficial civic endeavors aimed at the general welfare, including the drive for efficiency and economy in government and the non-partisan program to encourage citizens to take a more active part in the affairs of their local, state and national government; and

WHEREAS, Realtors are ever alert to real estate problems and have taken the lead in their solution through such activities as the Build America Better program under which expert advice is made available to communities for urban renewal; now

THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the week of April 3 to 9, 1960, as


in Delaware, and urge all citizens to take due notice of the informative programs planned by Realtors during the week.

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 twenty-second day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and sixty 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