The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 8, 1955 · Page 15
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 15

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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, MOV BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEW! PAGE FIFTEEN 12 Top Scouts to Meet President This Week President Eisenhower will honor in the White House 12 Boy Scouts and Explorers (older boy members) for out standing service in conservation when they make a "Repon to the Nation" during Boy Scout Week, Feb. 6 to 12, mark- Ing the organization's 45th anniversary. The nation'* 3,030,000 Scouts and leader* have completed the National Conservation Good Turn they undertook at President Eisenhower's request. He is their Honorary President and member of their National Executive Board. The President said he believed the boy Scouts could "make a vary important contribution in conservation education" by arousing public recognition of the need for conservation of the country's natural resources. Each Cub Pack, Bcout Troop and Explorer Unit that took part in the Conservation Good Turn is to receive locally during Boy Scout Week a Certificate of Merit awarded jointly by Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson and Secretary of the Interior Douglas McKay. More than 400 conservation agen-: cies at national regional, and state levels worked with the Boy Scoute In such activities as building farm ponda, stabilizing road banks, planting trees, clearing up "Jitterbug 1 " trash, preventing forest fires and improving conditions for wildlife. Outdoor Code Scouts pledged themselves to live up to their Outdoor Code and posted them where tourists, sportsmen, campers and others could be urged to have a higher regard for the beauty of the nation's roadsides, waters, parks and forests. By accepting the Outdoor Code the public would lessen deliberate or careless vandalism in state and national parks and forests. It would help stamp out carelessness that leads to forest and grass fires and promote courtesy and proper respect for the use of private land when camping, fishing or hunting. Each of the nation's 540 Local Boy Scouta Councils were asked to name one Scout or Explorer for the honor of meeting President Eisenhower. First consideration was outstanding achievements in conservation, then Scout and school records, appearance and ability to speak. Listed were each Scout's achievement in soil and water conervation, forestry, wildlife management, the number of conervation talks made and articles published. One For Each Region The nation's twelve Scout Regions each selected will share in other ceremonies as each Region will report their conservation achievements to Governors or state conservation DISTRICT CHAIRMAN — Bly- tbeville Attorney James Gardner will have headed North Mississippi County Boy Scout District two years on completion of his current term. He was active in Scout work before becoming district chairman. The "Report to the Nation" Scout party will find their White House appointment the highlight of their visit to Washington where the Scout organization wai incorporated on The Scout* and explorers wll arrive In Washington, Sunday, Peb 6. They will visit the Capitol. Supreme Court, the P. B. I., tomb of the Unknown Soldier In Arlington Cemetery, Washington's home a Mt. Vernon and the Smithsonian Institution. At a breakfast in Washington during Boy Scout Week attended by about 100 leaders representing the Senate House of Representatives and national organizations each young man wll be seated next to his home area's Congressman. After calling on Secretaries Benson and McKay they will inspeci government projects at Beltsville Before leaving for New York Feb 9. they will tour the headquarters of the American Forest Products Industries and be their luncheon guests. In New York they will be guests at Radio City Music Hall, see the city from atop the Empire State anc RCA Buildings, visit and lunch a' the United Nations, see the Bronx Zoo and have dinner in Chinatown On their final day, Feb. 11, they will visit the new National Boy Scout .headquarters at New Brunswick, N. J., as guests for lunch anc later leaving for home that evening Troop 38 Has Long Eagle List First Christian Church Group Started in 1935 Troop 36 of Blytheville has been chartered since January 31, 1935 and has been sponsored all of these years by the First Christian Church, Men who have served as Scoutmaster of Troop 38 are James Puckett, Max Logan. Roy Rea, Robert Reeder, W. K: Francis, Percy Wright, D. A. Blodgett, Randal Hawks, C. H. Quails, Louis Greene and Rufus Simpson. Scouts who have advanced to Eagle rank in Troop 3fl are Charles Caldwell Leon Smith Jr., Lloyd Ward, Raymond Crawford, Willie Geurin, Dick White, Randall Hawks, Roy Calvin. Jimmie Lowe, Glenn Henry, Richard Dedman, Charles Warren and David Sylvester. , Randall Hawks received his Bronze Palm and Jimmie Lowe received his Bronze and Gold Palms. Jimmie also received his God and Country Award In 1946. Richard Dedman received the Organizer Award in 1949. Cecil Lowe, who is now Institutional Representative of the troop, was awarded the Silver Beaver in 1950. The Silver Beaver is the highest award In Scouting which can oe awarded by the local council. The present commiteemen are j;imes W. Rainwater, Cecil Lowe, James L. Brooks, Kemp Whlsen- hunt, Henry Westbrook and William S. Rader. R. L. Simpson is scoutmaster and Wondell Douglas, assistant scoutmaster. One thousand 500 members of the Boy Scouts of America will attend the 8th World Scout Jamboree next August 18-28 at Niagara-on-the- Lake, Ont., Canada. LEACHVILLE DEN FOUR — (Front row) Roney Hiofcs, Claude Rose, Jerry Hltt, Larry Hicks; (back row) Butch Qalytan, Oiiry Buck, Jim Hauls, Richard Hauls, Mrs. James Rose, den mother. Not present: Jimmy Phihlours, Mrs. Wlnfourd Raulc, d«n mother. LEACHVIM/B MHt ONE — (Front row) BHly Smdejr, Jwry Smiley, Roger Klpllngor, Paul Wllrty; (back row) Mri. J. O. «<t- wiudu, d« moth«r, Ronnie dlnsi, Mri. A, L. W«ll»c«, dtn moUwr. DEN ONE, PACK FOUR — (Front row) Mike Huffman, Charles Whitley, Johnny Mister, Clyde Wilson Jr., Lark Anderson; (second row) Gordon Coffee, Will Allen PIckard, James Bllbrey, Ronnie Dunlop, Larry Anderson, den chief. Mrs. Allen Pickard and Mrs. Clyde Wilson are den mothers. DEN SEVEN, PACK FOUR — (First row) Joe Lynn Atkins, Jack Holt, Ronnie Miller, F. B. Elliott, Charles Lewis; (second row) Jimmy Crimes, Eddie Earl Dozier, Dannie Gilbert. Mrs. Joe Atkins and Mrs. L. O. Gilbert are den mothers. DEN FOUR, PACK FOUR — (First row) John Stickmon, Gean Atkinson, John Smotherman. Jim Akin, John Fill; (back row) John Caudlll, David Holder, Maurice Feinberg, Roane Logan, Phil Hord. David Burnett is den chief, Mrs. Gean Atkinson, den mother. AN ARMY TRAVELS ON ITS STOMACH, BUT BOY SCOUTS TRAVEL ON OUR SHOES Congratulations on your 45th Birthday Heuer's has those famous Official Boy Scout Shoes by the makers of City Club Shoes. They are ideal for hiking, camping and general scouting; yet are high quality dress shoes that mak« a good showing at troop meetings and reviews. You'll like th* quality and price*. DEN FIVE, PACK 223 — (First row) Jackie Elliott, Ray Piearson, Dean Storey, George Robertson; (back row) Rodney Calvert, Jimmy John- ston, Danny Long. Mrs. John Storey is den mother. Leachville's Cub Pack Still Strong Arnold Watkins Is New Cubmaster; Den Mothers Added Leachville Cub Scouts, Pack No. 42, are still active under the direction of Arnold Watkins, the new Cubmaster ^who has replaced J. Anthony Serid. They have three new Den Mothers who are Mrs.. T, N. Rodman, Mrs. Johnnie Swihart and Mrs. Winfourd Hauls. Those who are continuing to serve are Mrs. Hershel Johnson, Mrs. A, L. Wallace, Mrs. J. O. Edwards, Mrs. H. V. Smith and Mrs. James Rose. Since railroading was the theme for January, the pack wiith assistance of the Cubmaster and Den Mothers took a train ride from Jonesboro to Hoxie, eating lunch in the station at Hoxie, returning to Jonesboro in the' afternoon. Now they are planning their annual Blue and Gold banquet for February. Leachville Pack No. 42 was organized in 1952 wih the assistance ol Bill Claire, Field Scout executive then. Read Courier News Classified Ads Water Pistol Is Tool BILLINGS, Mont. (&)— Any guy you, might see packing a toy water pistol in a 17 million dollar refinery at Billings isn't a misplaced television cowboy. He's checking on steam pipes and the toy's a tool. The refinery is laced with miles of pipe, , including high pressure steam pipes with temperatures up to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. That'i hot enough to cook a roast. It often is necessary to know if a steam Una or trap contains live steam. At first refinerymen touched these lines and got burnt. Some spit on the pipes. But now one squirt from a water pistol and the water jet explodes into steam and givei the answer. More than 3,660,000 Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Explorers and leaders are now "Building for a Better Tomorrow" with the help of the program of the Boy Scouts of America. DEPEND ON THEM TO DO THEIR BEST FOR GOD AND COUNTRY BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

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