Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on February 6, 1952 · Page 16
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 16

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, February 6, 1952
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.tKMTMWBT ARKANSAS fUMS, NyrttovMb, ArUntM, Wcdiwtdcy; February 6, If52 Officials Enjoy A Joke Together plek-Burke, of Fftyellovillc, . "villc, leadership vice chairniii ·'·Bob Vont of HoRcrs, district left, district c h i i i r n m n . n f Northwest District; Maupln CummiiiRS, Fiiyellc- n; Dr. David Uarncr, Sprlntfcifile, rcljriufi district jchainmin, and Mayor finance chairman, are shown lo/;elhi;r at a recent meeting in SpriNtfduIe. We Congratulate i| Boy Scouts of America Ion 42 Years of Progress |0iir store is fully stocked with Jtiumerous items every Boy Scout -will need: PUP TENTS CANTEENS MESS KITS PACKS L SLEEPING BAGS T BLANKETS T PONCHOS *!···*' f' £ Come In and Let Us Supply Yon Hampton's Army-Navy Surplus Store 318 W. Dickton Foycttwlle, Ark. Defense is People...! '·' It's folks like you and like us ... working together and giving time and money with one objective in mind -- the f r e e d o m of the world. Boy Scouts Of America Are Doing Their Part In the civilian defense program as outlined by the state and local governments. We are sincerely proud of the fine job they arc doing in this program. We Congratulate Them on 41 Years of Service Bureau Serves As Clearing House For Work Scout Organizations Are Active In 51 Lands The Boy Scouls of America as an oruaniftillnn is a member of the "inlcrmiUonal'Scout Bureau" which servos as a clearing house for h a n d l i n g world Scouting ;if- fairs. Fifty-one, d i f f e r e n t lands have their own Boy Scout organizations nmt nre members of the International Bureau. The work of the burcml Is supervised by an International Committee of 12 men including Amory Untight on. of Corning, N, Y., honorary vice president of. the Boy Scouts of America. In order to help Scouting hi other lands, the Boy Scouts of America established a "World Friendship Fund." Contributions JUT being received from the entire membership and the funds nre purchasing new handbooks, .supplies and equipment fur.Boy Scout organizations in the Pacific area and ih Kui-opD lYmt'iVi tMi.iinf, lo.uiiM's. ..In order to assist in the uniform- Ing of brother" Scouts across the :;eas, a "Shlrls-Off-Our-Back" campaign was.nlso established. Members of the Bpy Scouls of America hnvc donated Ions of Scout Uniforms which have been shipped overseas. The Boy Scouts of America has also made available Iwo basic manuals on Scouting for worldwide use, lo be translated mid reprinted by any country wishing to use them. They are "Aids lo Scoutmnslership 11 and "Scouting for. Boys," both by the Into T,orr! Badcn^owcll, the. Founder of tho Scout Movement. . The most recent bird to become 'extinct is the heath J'.en, once very common In the North Al lanlic slates. Scout Movement Organized Iji 1910 Serves More Than 2,000,000 Boys To meet a growing need for the* [raining of American boys in such fundamental character values 0:1 dependability, initiative and resourcefulness, the Jioy Scout movement in the United States was organized by n group of In- .ercfiletl eili/ens In February, 1910. under the name "I3oy Scouts of America," and .incorporated at Washington, D, C, Jit the early years Scouting was program only for hoys of ]2 years and over. Today it is a program for boys Twin eight years up to the lime they become voting cili/eiifi, with the Cub Scout program for boys from eight through I I , Boy Scout program, from 11 through 13, and Exploring for young men of M and over. Volunteer Leaders Serve oys are organized in Units In charge of men who are volunteer leaders. Scout units (except In Cub Scouting) usually meet weekly, whenever possible outdoors, and carry on other outdoor activities over Saturdays and holidays. They sponsored by churches, synagogues, schools, clubs, civic bodies, i;ranne.H, unions, and other comm u n i t y groups. By v i r t u e of a fcr! i ;il charter granted to the Boy Scouts of America, each institution sponsoring a Scout u n i t is entitled to elect an adult representative to the "local council" which serves as an administrative body to su- purvise and promote (lie program of Scouting within its prescribed territory. The United States in completely covered by 541 of these local councils. Each local council is entitled to elect one or more representatives Ho the .national council, which administers tho Scouting program for the entire country. The National Council submits an annual report to Congress, and the president of the United States serves ns honorary president of Ihe Boy Scouts of America during his term of office. The national council meets a n n u a l l y and dele- gales nUund from all sections of the nation. Nearly S.CfQ.OOO Itelmijr Scouting in the United States filijcc 1H10 hns grown from a membership of a few thousand to its present enrollment of more than 2,000,000 boys ami adult leaders. Since HP organization there have been over 1!),(KM,000 registered members. In a membership of over 700,000 mlull Scout fowlers, n relatively s m n j l group of 2 ,'4(10 trained professional executives serve in key position? AWGS^i'il?" cour?fry,. They are-vSsponsiblc to volunteer' executive boards, nationally nnd lw»''y ( for the promotion rind supervision of the Movement, and the training of leadership. Only men of good character are accepted for leadership positions in the Boy Scouts of America. Volunteers serve as unit leaders, com- miltccmcn, commissioners, council members and ' i n other positions. Women Serve As Lenders Kor younger boys "of eight, nine, and 10 years ^of age, there is the program'of "Cub Scouting." Cul Scouting uses women leaders for (lie small neighborhood groups of Cub 'Scouts known ns ''dens." The women -leaders are called "del mothers" and meet once n week with their Cub Scouts. Two 01 more dens constitute a "Cub pack" which meets once a month ir charge of a male adult Icadci known as a "Cubmasfer." The Cub Scouting program majors in handicraft, model making, Americnr Award Ribbons Examined to meet which challenge the boy to do his best. Scout training is designed to develop ' physical strength, mental alertness, and (food moral character. Badges to be worn on the u n i form, arc awarded for the various ranks, and for meeting the requirements of a choice /rom over one hundred "merit badge" subjects, covering most vocational and hobby Interests of boys of Scout age. Some of the most popular merit badges are camping, cooking, pioneering, swimming, personal health, athletics, civics, first .aid, firomanship, public health, bird study, carpentry, and home repairs. Members Pay Fees To Help Finance Work The expenses of the Boy Scouts of America are met from receipt! from the members' annual registration fees, the sale of supplies and literature; and contributions from private citizens. Local Councils are supported by voluntary public subscriptions. Most Boy Scout troops, Cut Packs and Explorer units are supported by dues from individual members, and contributions from parents and tha sponsoring institution. Scouts are not permitted 'to solicit donations from the public. ' ' All funds received in the name of the Boy Scouts of America are disbursed in accordance with a clearly defined policy, and accounts of all receipts and expenditures are made public annually in its report to Congress. Jimmie Athcrlon, Jerry Lee and Jackie Page, members of Troop 00, examine a Presidential award ribbon the troop has won. Other ribborjs the troop has won are in the background. President Truman Honorary President Of The Boy Scouts The following are honorary and national officers of tiie Boy Scout movement: Honorary Officers Harry S. Truman, honorary president; Herbert Hoover, honorary vice president; Walter W, Head, honorary vice president; Amory Iloughton, honorary vice president; Thomas J. Watson, international commissioner; George J. Fisher, National Scout Commissioner; Elbert K. Frotwull, chief Scout. National Officers John "M. Schiff, president, Oyster Bay, N. Y.; Frank G. Hoover, vice president, No. Canton, Ohio; Francis \V. Hatch, vice president, Boston, Mass.; K e n n e t h K. Bcchlcl, vice president, San -Francisco, Calif.; Cherry L. Emerson, vice president, A t l n n t n , C3»'.; Gale F. Johnston, vice president, St. Louis, Mo.; Harry M. Addirfsell, treasurer, New York, N. Y.; A r t h u r A. Schuck, chief Scout Executive; Plenty II. Powers, deputy chief Scout Executive. play aclivities. II docs not provide for camping, hiking, or,other activities designed for older boys. Cub Scouts receive badges for "achievements," a series of progressive steps through the ranks of "Wolf, Bear, and Lion Cub." Cub Scouting prepares Ihe boy for Boy Scouting, Boys Advance The program of Boy Scouting for boys of 11, ]% and 13 prov.^o* 1 for a boy's advancement through the ranks or "grades" by starting at "Tenderfoot" nnd progressing upwards through the ranks of Second Class" and "First Class," and still higher to "Star, Life.'and l^aRle Scout" ranks. To attain the rank of Eagle Scout is considered a gre;it achievement and honor on the part of any young man. From TQ7i^'Tft'.c i * 1 .-3^D, j j:ach.5le l i? or grade bVmus with it more difficult tests CONGRATULATIONS to the Boy Scouts of America on their 42nd Anniversary BOY SCOUTS OF TODAY ARE PLUMBERS OF TOMORROW FAYETTEVILLE Plumbing Heating Co. 310 N. WEST PHONE 730 Boy Scouts Observe 42nd Birthday FORWARD QKLlBi SCOUTS OF AMERICA Hoy Seoul Work I'uslrr President Trmn:in «-ill Rivet 12 n u l s b n d i i i K Hoy- Scouls In Ihe W h i l . ' H..H-V ( I m i i n : ll»v .'ie,,u1 Week, 1-eb. (i hi 12, m a r t i n i the Mid :imiivei.sary "I t i n - llm 1 Si-mils n( Ameueii. Iln.v Semn \\Vel. V, i l l I ..... |i-.'MVed l l i i o l r ' . h i i u t I h e l u l l u n liv mure Hun :!.!lllll,(lilll linv.. .Hid ad'ull I ' - . i d e i s . Sinn- I ' l l l l , mm,. Hum I'Minil.tHln lji»;, iilld men h . i V e been mrinlti'l:; f ' l Ihe n l ^ l M i / n l l l i l l . "l-'ul tt.ll'd . . . (in l.ilieily'n Team" is Ihe lin llid.iy .IheiiK 1 . OZARK CLEANERS "Where Cleaning Is An Art" Your Licensed SANITONE CLEANERS Congratulate BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA On Their 42nd Anniversary CLEANLINESS ... is one of the Twelve Cardinal Virtues emphasized by this great and grow- · ing organization. Such' training enables Boy Scout members to become the Leaders of the Future. Fresh sparkling clothes immaculately cleaned and pressed in our Modern Plant. · SAMIOM \ OZARK CLEANERS BILLIE HAYES HEAD 101 NORTH BLOCK PHONE 272

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