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The ninth annual report of the Kelburn Boy Scouts, to be. presented! at the meeting to-night, shows the troop to be in a satisfactory state, fully officered in spite of the caJl made by the war on scoutmasters. No fewer than, seven ex-scoutmasters and thirtyseven other old boys axe known to have answered the .call, and their names are shown on an honours board in the clubhouse. In addition to ordinary scout subjects, the troop lias had special instruction in life-saving and boxing 1, whilo ■a band is at present being trained. Camps have been held during the year at Paekakariki and at Lowry Bay. A concert for the benefit of the Bed Cross was given by the scouts in November last, and it is the intention of the scoutmasters to give another at the end of August in aid of the troop funds, the items being rendered by the scouts. The roll call at 30th June last numbered fifty-six. The number of soldier and sailor old boys continue to increase, and the Honours Board has had to be enlarged. It now contains forty-four names, and the following are the most recent additions : F. Robertson, H. Atkinson, J. 15. Rawnsloy, J. Thomas, C. D. Lewis, A. C. Gray, J. A. Allan, H. Richmond, A. V. Prince, K. Andrew, G. C. Wilson, W. Irvine, F. ■E. Domwell, W.. D. Dean, and B. C. Wilson. Thanks are returned in the repoi"t to the Parents' Committeee for their assistance, and to all ranks in the troop for their loyalty and help, but particularly to the assistant scoutmaster and quartermaster. These officers, it is stated, liars given, considerable time and taken groat trouble, ajid a- tribute is due to them.

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KELBURN BOY SCOUTS, Evening Post, Volume XCVI, Issue 17, 19 July 1918

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KELBURN BOY SCOUTS Evening Post, Volume XCVI, Issue 17, 19 July 1918

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