Tennon served as Assistant Scoutmaster of Cisco Troop 1 that was organized
in 1921. He had been a Lone Scout for nine years and had been a Scout
in Troop 1 of Rice, Texas in 1918 and Alma,
Texas, in 1919. Information from "Ninety Years of Service,
A History of Comanche Trail Council, Boy Scouts of America, 1910-1999,"
1999, page 7, by Frank T. Hilton.
Morning News, April 26, 1919. "State Brevities. Temple,
Texas, April 25 - three Temple Boy scouts, high school pupils, were officially
presented with medals at the High School Building Wednesday in presence
of the entire school. The awards were for distinguished service rendered
during the several Liberty loan campaigns. the trio thus honored
were Robert Moore, Frank Coleman and Wilham Heflin."
Morning News, May 19, 1919. "Special to The News. Plano, Texas,
May 18 - The Boy Scouts, Troop No. 1 of Plano defeated the Richardson High
School team in a baseball game, by a score of 4 to 5.
"The Boy scout team is
anxious to match games with any Scout team within a radius of fifty miles."
Morning News, June 15, 1919. "State Brevities. Groesbeck,
Texas, June 14. - Lieutenant Neal Thompson, an aviator stationed at San
Antonio is visiting his cousin, City Clerk J. W. Thompson having made the
trip in one of the new airplanes. He left San Antonio Friday at dawn, stopped
two hours in Austin and landed in Groesbeck about 6:30 Friday evening.
The machine landed on the lot of the U. S. Aero Station south of town and
the machine is being guarded by the Boy Scouts.
This is the machine's maiden trip. Lieutenant Thompson will return
to San Antonio Sunday afternoon."
Morning News, June 20, 1919. "Special to The News. - Mount Pleasant,
Texas, June 19.- Preparations are being made to hold an encampment of the
Boy Scouts for Northeast Texas at Dellwood Park early in August.
This encampment will be the largest held in the State and will be attended
by over 500 scouts. The business men will attend in a body and will
pay all expenses of the Mount Pleasant scouts at a meeting to be held at
Sulphur Springs, July 4."
of Region Nine, by Minor Huffman, page 61. "The council was organized
in 1919 through the cooperation of the Galveston Rotary Club. The
council first included only Galveston Island and was known at Galveston