The China Mail.
Tuesday, July 14, 1959.
Mr Tse Ping-fui shakes hands with Mr J.W.Cockburn, Colony Boy Scout Commissioner, prior to taking off for Manila this morning. Also in the picture are Mr G.R.Ross and Mrs Cockburn.- China Mail Photo.
Sixty Two Scouts Leave For Manila
Sixty two Colony boy scouts left by CPA Electra for Manila this morning to attend the Tenth World Boy Scout Jamboree to be held from July 17 to 26.
The party included 21 Scouters, seven Rovers, 15 senior scouts, 14 boy scouts, and five Guides.
They are under the contingent leader, Mr Tse Ping-fan, District Commissioner of Victoria.
The boy scouts will join 12,000 scouts from other parts of the world gathering at Makiling outside Manila for the big event.
The Hongkong scouts will return on August 2. After the jamboree, they will be entertained by individual Filipinos in Manila.
Among the group are five British scouts from the First Sek Kong, New Territories Troop, led by Scout Master P.J.Ward.
Six more scouts will leave tomorrow.