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BOY SCOUT MOVEMENT

ENGLISH POLICY AND RULES ADOPTED.

A meetini of the recently formed Dominion Advisory Committee to the Coun*cil of the Boy Scouts Association (New Zealand Section) was held at the Town Hall yesterday. Tliere were present: His Excellency the Governor-General, Dominion Chief Scout (in the chair), Sir Alfred PicUford (Imperial Headquarters Commissioner for Overseas), Brig.General Andrew (Dominion Chief CommiKsionorl. Mr. L. M. Isitt, M.P. (Christchurch), Mr. R. C. Grigsley (Auckland), Captain G. H. Bellamy (Wa'ikato). Major F. W. Sandford (Taranaki), Mr. J. Slipper (Manawatu arid Hawkes Bay). Mr. W. R. Tooth (Christchurch), Mr. H. A. Innes Jones (South CanterKury). and Major W. Furby (Christchurch). The meeting was convened to discuss tlio application of the English policy, organisation, and rules to New Zealand, tbo opportunity being Usken of Sir Alfred PJckforcl's visit to obtain his advice on matters rogardiiijj Empire organisation. It was decided to adopt the English policy and rules, with slight alterations in minor details to conform with local conditions At' thfl conclusion of the business. Sir Alfred Pickford expressed his pleasure at being enabled to visit Now Zealand, and lul.tlie delegates present gave it as their opinion that the timely visit of ths Overseas Commissioner would bt» a irrcat. help to tfie movement, and tliat the adoption of tho English rules would sunply a long-felt want,'and have far-reach-ing effects.

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BOY SCOUT MOVEMENT, Evening Post, Volume CV, Issue 146, 21 June 1923

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BOY SCOUT MOVEMENT Evening Post, Volume CV, Issue 146, 21 June 1923

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