Morning News, March 15, 1915. "Special to The News. Paris, Texas,
March 14 - A troop of Boy Scouts has been organized at Bogata by Scoutmaster
Ralph DeStrong of Paris with twenty members. The boys have already
started work on a large log house in which to hold their meetings."
Morning News, March 27, 1915. "Special to The News. Teague, Texas,
March 26 - Clean-up day was observed here yesterday. A novel scheme
was employed in getting the boys of the city interested in this work.
A prize was offered for the biggest pile of rubbish and tin cans in each
ward. The boy scouts in charge of Scoutmaster A. J. Puburn did some
very effective work in this line."
scouts of Flatonia marched to Deep Eddy for a three day encampment on June
25, 1915. There were several activities where the Austin scouts joined
in, assisted, or hosted the Flatonia scouts. They were under the leadership
of their scoutmaster Allen." Information
from "Making a Difference Every Day, Ninety Five years of Central Texas
Scouting, 1912-2007, 2007, page32, researcher and author: Te Starr.
Star-Telegram, September 22, 1915. "Hillsboro, Texas, Sept. 22
- E. L. Chase organized the local Boy scouts here last night with twenty
photos taken of Martindale Scouts appeared in a book "Making a
Difference Every Day, Ninety Five years of Central Texas Scouting, 1912-2007,
page 33, researcher and author: Te Starr. Here is one of those photos,
taken in 1915.