Caughran A J The Springfield Leader 26 Oct 1924 p7
SEYMOUR PERFECTS ORGANIZATION OF BOY SCOUT TROOP Andrew J. Oaughran Is Nairl ed To Serve As the Scoutmaster. Andrew J. Caughran was appoint - nl scoutmaster of the Scout troop t Seymour Saturday after a con. ference of th local Scout committee. committee. Mr. Caughran la a rural mall carrier and Is prominent In clvlo and churoh affalra of th community. community. Tha appointment followed an exhibition exhibition of scouting jMven Friday evening In the high school auditorium auditorium under the direction or Kleld Scout executive Horace B. Ward of Springfield. A dramatliatlon entl - tlod "A Day In Camp" waa preeented by boya of the local troop and enow, ed the work In fl rat aid, signaling, and atretcher making learned by the acoula. Harold Carrie demonstrated demonstrated fire by friction. A camp - fire with eonge and atorlea cloned the playlet. Eagle Scouts Leo Ferguson. Jerry Ilandley and Bud Kline and Kirst - claee Hcoiit Warren C'.lldcwell of Springfield, demonstrated methods ...of carrying the Injured, ertlflrlul respiration and Mher feature. - Si - out r'arguson described the step necessary to become an Kagle scout. Itniee May, member of the Spring - flld Court of Honor, ipekevn Sr.uutlng. followed by a talk by Hrotit i;xecutlvs Ward. K. II. Car - enrfer. superintendent of . schools, presided. Mr. Caughran will take charge of hie flret meeting Monday and Mr. Ward, will assist him. The troop haa . been without a - acoutmaater sine the departure of Milton J. - Dalley last June.