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1914_11_15_wp - IN GIRL SCOUT RANKS in a small »ay, fosters...
IN GIRL SCOUT RANKS in a small »ay, fosters the spirit tfty fldout trUaJn*. to do good .turn* wbenerer the opportunity present* it*eli. and the t i n e e en- by Mrs. Re! In sale A grand raHy rf the Girl Scouts of the District of Colombia was held Saturday afternoon In the gymnasium of Epiphany Church. An Interesting Rrogram was presented in which tb* Soy Scouts also participated. Th« exorcises wer» opened by the "flfc* ssdutatfam" and th* recitation of the Scoot prMflM by all of the Scouts in unison. Than fettewed 4riDing by the Boy Scovt*, In squad* and troop*. Addresses were made by Mr. X. B. Martin, the chief Boy £o3ut ocxnmfscioner, and Mrs.. Eilla tattt, both of whom knew so well bow to bold fast the attention of the enthiadastle audfcenc*. Th* demonstration of flrvt aid Mrorit was made by Troop Mo. t, and consisted, ot triangular bead bandage, by Jessie Collins and Melon Oleavon; broken arm splints, by Melba ffrnee and Anna Coshman; broken nose, by Helen Ross and, Margaret Graeley; fireman** life, Josephine .Gre«ley and SUsabetli Keating; crushed band, by Isabel Cody and Gladys Rhan; broken .jaw, by Kathwtn* Me- Kltrick and Alice Craig; knot tying, by Dorothy Leach, Gertie Coon, and Anna Cushmaa. Awarding -of proficiency badges was made by Mra. Otles Scott Rafter, member of th* board of managers. Semaphore meflsaffo* were tent by Troops S and S, end the meeting cloved with the singing of America. An entertainment for the benefit of the Qlrl Scouts will be given Thursday evening at tha Peck Memorial ChaiMtl, Twenty-eighth and M streets. After a stpreoptie-on lecture on the Yellowstone National park, by the Rev. H. B. Angus, a musical program will be presented. Troop No. H Is identified with the Peck] Chapel and Its roster Is as follows: Misa, Grace Kendall, captain; Miss Arllae Dufour. lieutenant;' patrol leaders, Mary Girton. Helen Imlay, and Bertha Dyer. The members of the troop are Rose Barnes, Annie Beacb, Clartke Beach, £tanc«s Bromey, Helen Chamberlain, Fanny Dowden, Bertha T. Dyer, Lena Dyer, Mary Girton, Pauline Hammond, Ida Hat-ley, Helen Imlay. Laura Imlay, Margaret Koerner, Lois Money, Ruth Murray. Mary Ogden, Anna Collon. Lilly Oliver, Jennie Johnson, Mabel Poore. Lily Sullivan. Rebecca Upper-man, and Louise Burke. Troop No. 1. of Congress Heights, gave a pumpkin pie social last week at the home of the captain, Mrs. McKensie. As cooking Is ona of the brunches of Scout work, a, troop of girls sufficiently advanced to make pies is a matter of congratulation. There is n« feature of Scout train- In that is more emphasized than the home-making activities, In which all of the girls are interested and for which many proficiency badges may be I awarded. ' A charming little play will be given by 1 Troop No. S tn the Trinity Parish Hall, 1 Takoma Park. November 20, for which an admission of IB cents will be asked. This troop contributed ably to the program given at the Scout rally on Saturday. Six new members were admitted to Troop No. 14 at the last meeting. After a program of music and games, a class in crocheting and basket weaving was organized, as each girl desires to gain proficiency In her handiwork. These badges are awarded solely on merit, and the tests are usually given publicly. Tills renders It absolutely necessary for the Scouts to be sure of what they know and to be fully prepared In their special tines. Basket weaving Is one of the most useful crafts, inasmuch as it not only develops manual skill, but requires knowledge, in design aa well. Many of the troopa are sewing garments for the refugees, while others are crocheting and knitting scarfs for the use of the soldiers and sailors. The experience of lending aid by personal work, AMONG BOY SCOUTS ~J T Stephen 8. Aplla, former! scout com- mlsaloner of Delaware jand Montgomery county. Pa., ia nrfw connected with th-e local Boy Scout organization MI deputy aoout commissioner for the PUtrtet of Columbia. First class examination* were given yrtday night at Business High School- and yesterday morning at Roaslyn, Result* of thl* examination will be i announced later. H. L. Taylor, scoutmaster of Troop 47, baa returned to Washington a f M) absenoei of over two months, and now reorganising bis troop, which he' expect* to reregister wtthln the next few days. The following merit badges have ' . Mas awarded during the past week: 8amtie 1 W. Hardy, swimming and l ·mrtng; Firman Bailey, bugling; Alton* Sanders, cycling; Ira. L. Ewers, marksman abip. . The following citizens' associations have appointed the following committees to assist In the organization of troop of Boy Scout* tn their respective communities, and to secure scoutmasters for these troops: Rhode Island Avenue Surburban Citizen*' Association, Bristow Adams, Schuyler S. By m eras, J. w. Byler; Park View sens' Association, William C. Bedel ou'. J. V, Culverwell, J. M. McLaughlin; Petworth Citizens' Association, J. C. Suter; Public Interest Association of the Northeast, the Rev. John H. J. R. Boyd, Mr. Neal; Connecticut Avenue Citizens' Association, H. C. Dickinson, H. C. Grove, Joseph Ludewig; Georgetown Citizens' Association, J. Leo Kolb, Edward F. Looker, Albert Stabler. Troop BS of Chevy Chase enjoyed a Blka to High Island on November 7. The boys left the circle on Saturday at S p. m. and arrived at the Island about 5 p. m., after enjoying a hearty meal cooked in the open. The hoys engaged in m a n y games, fishing, rowing. Some, not f e a r i n g the weather, dared a swim In the feeder. Another hike Is planned for Saturday, November SI, tf Rockvlllo, Md. SCRIBE J. MILTON PROBEF. Louis H. Gosorn and J. M. De assistant scoutmaster, and James p. Bggleston, and Howes Greenfield, Eagle Scouts, of Takoma Troop No. 21, demonstration of scout craft at the Olr'l Scouts' rally held yesterday afternoon, in Epiphany Church gymnasium. Six Boy Scouts strove valiantly to win their marksmanship merit badges at Center Market A r m o r y last Wednesday afternoon. Only one, however. Phillip McKenney, of the Takoma Troop, was successful, m a k i n g score, of 40 points s t a n d i n g points prone. Scout McKenney also received the j u n i o r m a r k decoration from the War Department. Several scouts reported for practice who had not made the proper application through their scoutmaster. Those Laces, Nets, A constant influx of from Europe. Seta of Lierro New silk shadow and black Hemctttclied Pl»Ited all colors, $1.00 yard. Flatted Novelty Chiffon*, In g'org'eous Were t7.50 and $10.00 at, yard, rsre on w h i t e grounds:

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  1. The Washington Post,
  2. 15 Nov 1914, Sun,
  3. Page 28

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