Stauffer, Beverly Assistant Scout Master and Eagle Scout
BOY SCOUT TROOP DIVIDED Because of the,, increase in its membership Neosho Boy Scout Troop No. 27 was divided at a meeting held at the Scout hall Monday night, nineteen members being the strength of each troop. Because of. the resignation of Scoutmaster William T. Matters Jr. who is leaving soon to continue his studies in Oberlin college, new officials officials were named. W, G. Wood, who Is experienced in scouting work and has been interested in it for years, will have charge of Troop 27, and Chas. Thiebaud, principal of Central school, will be head of -Troop 32, the new troop. The scoutmasters will be assisted by the three Eagle Scouts of the troops, Beverly Stauffer, Junior Foresman and Leland Church. After interesting talks by tho new officials the retiring scoutmaster scoutmaster sprung a surprise on the 'boys by serving doughnuts and • cider. Monday nights was decided upon as a meeting night for Troop 27 while No. 32 will meet Thursday nights. Following is the personnel of the two troops: TROOP 3 2—-Charles Thiebaud, scoutmaster, Junior Foresman, junior junior assistant scoutmaster, Price Matters, Kenneth Matters, Charles Savage, Edward Savage, Charles Osbourn, Kenneth Jackson, Darrel Charles William Smith, Tom Johnson, Doyle Slane, Bob Barrett, Jack Thomas, Lawrence Buzzard, Haldane Moshier, J. C. Lowe, Burney Harbert, Morris Williams. Williams. TROOP 27—W, G. Woods, scoutmaster, scoutmaster, Beverly Stauffer, assistant scoutmaster, Lelan Church, junior Assistant, Bob Arcularius. J. M. /Bridges. B o b Campbell, R a 1 p h •Haas, Elmer Houck, Elmer Jones, Jr., Merhl Leonard, Stark Lolghty. Clark McGinty, Arnold Prater, Lee Schilling, Frank Smalley, Ru 1 p h Suits, Carlos West, Lewis Church.