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Hongkong Daily Press.

Hongkong, Monday, April 25, 1938.
英壹仟玖佰卅捌年肆月廿伍日 禮拜壹

No. 24856

Page 3


Prince of Wales Banner Competitions Held On Saturday

   Hong Kong Boy Scouts took part in the annual Prince of Wales' Banner Rally at the Diocesan Boys' School on Saturday. Nineteen troops entered; one troops, the 3rd Kowloon, was present but did not compete.
   The Colony Commissioner. Rev. N.V.Halward, M.C., spoke on the meaning of St. George's Day, and then the flag was broken, after which the Scout Promise was renewed by every scout present.

   The tests included First and Second Class and Tenderfoot.
   After the competitions tea was served. The Commissioner complimented the scouts present for the very good turn out and the good standard achieved.
   The 8th Kowloon (Shumshuipo) Troop won with a total of 169 points, followed closely by the 1st Hong Kong (St. Joseph's) last year's winners, with 162, and the 13th Hong Kong (Central Chinese) only one point behind. The 2nd Hong Kong Troop came fourth.
   Among those present were the Hon. T.H.King, Commissioner of Police, Major C.M.Manners, O.B.E., the Fleet Commissioner, Mr. Shirley Price, the Deputy Commissioner, Mr. C.Champkin, Assistant Commissioners - D.A.Pockson and A.Grad. Mr. G.S.Wilby and Dr. Shaw, acted as judges.


   Ten Companies of Girl Guides participated at the Annual Prince of Wales Banner Competition at the Central British School on Saturday afternoon.
   The judges were Mrs. Bousfield, Mrs. Owen Hughes, Mrs. Wilson, Miss Choa, Mrs. Hunter, Mrs. Moses, Miss Lopes, Miss King, Mrs. Landale, and Mrs. Gittins, Mrs. King, Colony Commissioner and Mrs. Herklots the organiser, supervised the tests.
   Mrs. Bartholomew, wife of Maj. Gen. A.W.Bartholomew, presented the Banner to the winners, the 5th Hong Kong Company, and the Dyer Cup to the runners up, the 1st Kowloon Company. The 6th Kowloon Company came third.

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