Morning News, February 24, 1929. "Organization Activities. The
Richard J. Oglesby Women's Relief Corps will meet in business session Wednesday
at 2:30 p.m. at the Y. W. C. A. Presentation of an American flag
to the Boy Scouts of Lisbon will take place at 3:30 p.m."
Dallas Morning News,
February 26, 1929. "Special to The News. Rusk, Cherokee Co.,
Texas, Feb. 24. - Camp Kiwanis, built by the Kiwanis Club of Rusk for the
Boy scouts, has two screened sleeping porches, kitchens and mess hall with
large fireplaces. It is adjacent to a lake supplied by spring.
V. R. Roach is scoutmaster of the Rusk troup."
Morning News, March 12, 1929. "Under Texas Skies. Boy Scouts
are in charge of the selling of Chinese elms at Perryton, Ochiltree County,
in a campaign being staged to have at least 200 more trees put out."
Morning News, April 27, 1929. "Special to The News. Three
Boy Scout Troops Formed at Albany Feast. Albany, Texas, April 26.
- One of the most inspiring and impressive banquets ever staged in Albany
came to a climax Thursday night when three full Boy Scout troops were formed
and various other detail work was completed at the Lions' Club -chamber
of commerce father and son banquet.
"Other important steps
toward adult leadership and interest has been revived and the outlook for
scouting in albany is bright. Albany has three eagle scouts and these
boys shared a place on the program."
Morning News, May 26, 1929. "Special to The News. Barbecue
for Scouts. Gonzales, Texas. May 25. - On Wednesday Col. Joe L. Du Bose
will entertain with a barbecue Boy Scouts of Gonzales and DeWitt Counties
at his ranch. White Oaks. Members of the Boy Scout committee
of the local chamber of commerce will accompany the boys from Gonzales."
Morning News, July 10, 1929. "Fifth Period Groups Take Over Scout
Camp. Establishing a new attendance record for Camp Wisdom, 183 Boy
Scouts, constituting the fifth period group, arrived for a week's outing
at the camp Monday.
The fifth period delegation
is composed of scouts from Dallas, Cleburne, Hillsboro, Kaufman, Athens,
Ennis, Trinidad, Farmers Branch and Forney."
Morning News, October 19, 1929. "Special to The News. Caldwell,
Texas, Oct. 18. - A. F. Sawyer, Boy Scout executive for the Southern Pacific
Lines, was in Caldwell this week to assist in the reorganization of the
local scout troop. A special meeting was held in the scout hall at
which time Mr. Sawyer spoke to twenty boys, Scoutmaster B. L. Addison,
S. H. Smyre, his assistant, and the troop committee, composed of H. D.
Cherry, J. L. Giddings, W. E. Hassler and W. C. Mills. Several new
games were played, the boys attended prayer meeting at the Methodist Church
and then Mr. Sawyer took them to an ice cream parlor."
record, November 6, 1929. "Boy Scout Troop No. 10 is soon to
have its third annual charter from the National Office of the Boy Scouts
for Charter for New Troop, Troop 13, Okra, Texas, November 18, 1929,
Thurman Covey, Scoutmaster
for Charter for New Troop, Troop 26, Cherokee, San Saba County, February
26, 1929, Thomas Rutherford Damron, Principal of High School, Scoutmaster,
Group of Citizens,