The China Mail.
Hongkong, Saturday, March 7, 1936.
H.K. BOY SCOUTS ASSOCIATION
APPEAL FOR MORE FUNDS TO HELP CAUSE
The annual meeting of the Hong Kong Boy Scouts Association was held yesterday at the Cathedral Hall, H.E. the Governor, Sir Andrew Caldecott, Chief Scout, presiding.
Amongst those present at the meeting were Lady Southorn, His Honour Mr. Justice R.E.Lindsell, Rev. N.V.Halward (Commissioner), Hon. Sir William Shenton, Hon. Sir Shou-son Chow, Hon. Mr. T.N.Chau, Hon. Mr. T.H.King, Dr. R.H.Kotewall, Mr. G.R.Sayer, Capt. W.J.R.Cragg (A.D.C. to the Governor), Messrs. C.Champkin (Acting Commissioner), A.J.Lane, M.P.Talati, D.A.Pockson (Hon. Secretary), M.R.Deb, E.S.Cunningham, Li Jow-son, A.Grad, E.H.Williams, R.Dormer, R.H.Wong, Mrs. D.Booker, Mrs. G.M.Brown, and Miss F.Wong.
A warm welcome was extended to the Commissioner, the Rev. N.V.Halward, on his return to the Colony.
In his presidential address, Mr. Cock reviewed the Association's activities during the year and made an earnest appeal to the public for funds.
His Excellency the Governor, Sir Andrew Caldecott, agreed with Mr. Cock that the "influences and results of the Boy Scout organisation in Hong Kong place the community under an obligation that can be honourably fulfilled only by financial generosity."