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Hongkong Daily Press.

Hongkong, Monday, October 29, 1934.
英壹仟玖佰卅肆年拾月廿玖日 禮拜壹

No. 23787

Page 7


Prince of Wales Banner Test

   One or the largest Scout rallies ever held in the Colony took place at Kowloon on Saturday, when over 260 Scouts from 10 Troops from Hong Kong and Kowloon gathered in the grounds of the St. Andrew's Church to compete for the Prince of Wales's Banner.
   Scout Master R.Dormer, Acting Commissioner, was in charge, while Mr. S.Mitchell was the Chief Examiner. The Rev. N.V.Halward, the Chief Commissioner of the Boys Scouts' Association (South) was unable to attend, being indisposed.
   The following competitions were held:- Whipping the end of rope; Making a fire and boiling a pint of water; Morse signalling; Kims game and a Troop competition.
   The troops competitions saw teams of 12 scouts building a lean to shelter, flag staff and tripod entirely out of staves. At the end each team was compelled to fly a flag from its flag staff.
   The final Rally, which will be held on December 1 at Sai Wan, will decide the winner of the banner.
   The troops present were:- 1st. Hong Kong Sea Scout; 2nd H.K.; 7th. H.K.; 10th. H.K.; 13th. H.K.; 15th. H.K.; 1st. Kowloon; 5th. Kowloon; 6th. Kowloon and 11th. Kowloon.

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