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THE BOY SCOUTS.

j JommissioTi^r Rev. David Campbeh. ' ■■ Sr. Andrew's Manse, ( '42 'Glasgow Street. }. . SCOUT HULKS. - There are three rules that. all. Boy Scouts must obey: Ist. To fear God and honour th» King. -...<■. 2nd. To do good turns to other people. < 3rd. To obey the Scout Law. 7 ;. WHAT'IS THR SCOUT LAW? j 1 •1. A Scout's honour is to be trusted, i] 2. A SCout is loyal to God and the J King, to his parents, his oflieers. his * country, his employers, or employees. 3. A Scout's duty is to be useful and tp help pthers. j 4. A Scout is a friend to all, and a, ■ brother to every other Scout, no matter to what social class the.other belongs. 1 5. A Scout is courteous. ■ ( 6. A Scout is a friend to animals. j; 7. A Scout always obeys the orders j1 of his parents, Patrol Leader or Scout * master-without question. « 8. A Scout smiles and whistles under all circumstances. 4 1 9. A Scout is thrifty, and always ' banks his money. s 10. A Scout must be clean In thought, j word and deed. c All Scouts are asked to memorise the above, and embrace every opportunity 1 to put the law into practice every day. i

— . _ . , . ■ - ■ '■ ■ - 1 PROMOTION. Assistant Scoutmaster Edmundson has been appointed Scoutmaster of ! the Wanganui East Troop. May the { Troop continue to grow and prosper, ( and do their best to retain the Ban- c .ner'.;/\_--;iv:/':- . ' " 1 MUSICIAN'S BADGE. * [ Must be able to play a rriusical in- ] strument correctly other than trl- j angle, and: to read simple music, or j to play properly any kind of musical j toy; s-uch-as a penny whistle, mouth- j organ, etc., and sing a song, or to produce a certificate from his choir- , master that he has received at least j two years' training.as a choir boy. The attention of all Scouts is called to the necessary "qualification' to ] win the Musician's Badge. Miss Campbell, of St. Andrew's, has been t appointed ;Examiner. ; t BANNER COMPETITION. \ The arrangements for the Hallen-, stein Banner Competition, to; be held on Labour Day, are now complete, and all local Scouts will be interested to know that seven patrols have entered. Two from WanL'anui East, two froni St. Andrew's, ani one each from the Y.M;C.A., Wanganui Methodists, and the Christ Church Troop. _■••■.- • ■ • ■■ ■ • Lieutenant Crampton has very kindly consented to judge the knots, S.M. Shelley will take the Scout Laws, Signs, and Salutes, and Chief Examiner Brine will be the officer in charge of the Ambulance test. * All conipetiting ipatrbls will parade (with haversacks) next Monday morning At Queen's Park (opposite the Drill Hall) at 9.30 a.m. Chief Scoutmasters Laurie and Weir will be in charge of the operations for the day, and if by chance it should be wet, the competition will be held in the Drill Hall. • Judging^from the entries received, and the keen interest that is being shown, this promises to be the best competition yet hefd. Scouts are requested to extend an invitation to their parents to attend, and the general public interested in the Boy Scbut Movement, are also cordially invited. TROOP NOTES. The Aramoho (Anglican) Troop has-registered two more patrols, to be called respectively the "Tiger" and the "Lion." Welt done, Aramoho. ..,.♦•. . •♦ .. ■ . • ■ • AH. troops are requested to make it quite clear to all enquiries that the "scout"'who did service at the "two up" school at Castleeliff had absolutely no dealings or connections with the highly esteemed and efficient organisation known as The Dominion Boy Scouts. WHO WANTS A BOY? The Commissioner has a smart boy v ith a bicycle who is in search of work after school, and on the Saturday morning. CHRIST CHURCH TROOP D.B.S. The weekly evening parade of the above was held in the headquarters ' (the Avenue) last evening. During the evening the Rev. Thompson, I j Honorary Officer, presented the lads I with the certificates that are awarded to the boys who have done exceptional service in the influenza epidemic, and he expressed his regret that owing to circumstances thera Scouts were unable to have their certiorates presented by the GovernorGeneral, when he was here in Wanganui. The following boys received certificates: —P.-L. Singleton, P.-L. Long, Scouts E. Maxwell, J. Maxwell, R. Mark, T. Hulbert, and Broadhead. A vote of thanks was passed to Mr A. E. Maxwell for his generous offer of three prizes to the leading boys of the troop in the district competitions to be held on Labour Day. A.-S.M. Conway was farewelled, this being hi" 'ast parade with this troop as he i,s leaving Wanganui in a few days for Auckland. He will be succeeded by Mr R. Withers, who intends applying for his commission shortly. The troop will be represented by one oatrol at the competitions on Labour Day. The boys are all keen | and promise a good display. i The troop is still in need of country officers, and will gladly welcome the help of anyone interested enough to take on the work. C.S.M. Laurie, of this troop, and C.SM. Weir, of St. Andrews, have been appointed chief officers of the day in connection with the Labour j Day Competitions. \ Anyone'desirous of enrolling with this troop should take note that the ~* parades are as follows: Evening n parades are every Wednesday, at 7 il p.m.; and daylight parades on Sat\i j urday, at 2.15 p.m., when recruits will be always welcome.

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THE BOY SCOUTS., Wanganui Chronicle, Volume LXXIV, Issue 17696, 23 October 1919

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THE BOY SCOUTS. Wanganui Chronicle, Volume LXXIV, Issue 17696, 23 October 1919

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