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Hongkong Sunday Herald.

Hongkong, April 24, 1938.

中華民國二十七年 歲次戊寅年三月廿四日

Vol. XII., No. 738
Page 7


Kowloon Scout Troop Win First Leg Of Trophy Competition

   The grounds of the Diocesan Boys' School presented an animated spectacle yesterday afternoon when all Boy Scouts in the Colony were represented at a rally in which the first stage of the competition for the Prince of Wales' Banner, most covered trophy for local scouts, was completed.
   Most successful troop in the rally was the 8th. Kowloon (Shamshuipo) which won the initial stage with 169 points out of a possible 200.
   The 1st. Hong Kong (St. Joseph's) were second with 162 points, closely followed by the 13th. Hong Kong (Central Chinese) with 161.
   At the conclusion of the proceedings, the District Commissioner, the Rev. N.V.Halward, presented the certificate of honour to the 1st. Hong Kong (St. Joseph's) Troop, which won the competition for 1937.
   This Troop were also presented with the certificate for the Camp competition for 1937. The District Commissioner congratulated them heartily on their success.


   Addressing the scouts, Rev. Halward spoke of the significance of St. George to the Scout movement, saying that St. George was not only the patron saint of England. He was also the patron saint of the Boy Scout movement. Scouts all over the world were observing St. George's Day.
   Warrants were handed to six scoutmasters.

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