WHEREAS, thousands of families in the State of Delaware depend on automatic oil heating systems to provide warmth and comfort to their homes for many months out of the year; and

WHEREAS, thousands of men and women in the State of Delaware depend, directly or indirectly, on the oil heating industry to provide them with gainful employment; and

WHEREAS, the oil heating industry contributes greatly to the revenue of the State of Delaware and to its various geographical and political subdivisions; and

WHEREAS, this respected and progressive industry is vitally important to our state; and

WHEREAS, 1960, is the Diamond Jubilee Year for Oil Heating in America and represents three-quarters of a century of progress in carefree home comfort through oil heat; and

WHEREAS, the Oil Heat Institute of America has announced that the period October 9 through October 15 will be observed throughout America as National Oil Heat Diamond Jubilee Week; now

THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the week of October 9 through October 15, 1960 as


throughout the State of Delaware, and to the Oil Heat Institute of Delaware, the Oil Heat institute of America and to all other organizations, individuals and companies associated with this industry, offer congratulations;

And I do further take this opportunity to commend the petroleum refiners, the oil heat distributors, jobbers and dealers and the manufacturers of oil burning equipment for their acumen, industry and integrity in providing the people of this State and of our Nation with a system of automatic comfort heating which is second to none in the entire world.

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 thirteenth day of October 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-fifth.


J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor

GEORGE J. SCHULZ, Secretary of State