History of San Bernardino and Riverside Counties: With Selected Biography of Actors and Witnesses of the Period of Growth and Achievement...

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John Brown, James Boyd
Western Historical Association, 1922 - Riverside County (Calif.)
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Page 630 - On my honor I will do my best: 1. To do my duty to God and my country, and to obey the Scout law. 2. To help other people at all times. 3. To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.
Page 631 - He obeys his parents, scout master, patrol leader, and all other duly constituted authorities. 8. A scout is cheerful. — He smiles whenever he can. His obedience to orders is prompt and cheery. He never shirks or grumbles at hardships. 9. A scout is thrifty. — He does not wantonly destroy property. He works faithfully, wastes nothing, and makes the best use of his opportunities. He saves his money so that he may pay his own way, be generous to those in need, and helpful to worthy objects.
Page 631 - A scout is clean. — He keeps clean in body and thought, stands for clean speech, clean sport, clean habits and travels with a clean crowd.
Page 631 - Track half a mile in twenty-five minutes; or, if in town, describe satisfactorily the contents of one store window out of four observed for one minute each. 5. Go a mile in twelve minutes at scout's pace — about fifty steps running and fifty walking, alternately. 6. Use properly knife or hatchet. 7. Prove ability to build a fire in the open, using not more than two matches. 8. Cook a quarter of a pound of meat and two potatoes in the open without ordinary kitchen cooking utensils.
Page 628 - That the purpose of this corporation shall be to promote, through organization, and cooperation with other agencies, the ability of boys to do things for themselves and others, to train them in scoutcraft, and to teach them patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred virtues, using the methods which are now in common use by boy scouts," by placing emphasis upon the Scout Oath and Law for character development, citizenship training and physical fitness.
Page 630 - A Scout is helpful. He must be prepared at any time to save life, help injured persons, and share the home duties. He must do at least one good turn to somebody every day. 4. A Scout is friendly. He is a friend to all and a brother to every other Scout. 5. A Scout is courteous. He is polite to all, especially to women, children, old people, and the weak and helpless.
Page 704 - Resolved, That the thanks of this Association be tendered to Z. Richards, Esq., our retiring President, for the able and impartial manner in which he has presided over the deliberations of this body.
Page 632 - Make a round trip alone (or with another scout) to a point at least seven miles away (fourteen miles in all), going on foot, or rowing boat, and write a satisfactory account of the trip and things observed.
Page 630 - THE SCOUT LAW 1. A scout is trustworthy. A scout's honor is to be trusted. If he were to violate his honor by telling a lie, or by cheating, or by not doing exactly a given task, when trusted on his honor, he may be directed to hand over his scout badge. 2. A scout is loyal.
Page 1027 - Corona, is a republican, and is affiliated with the Knights of Pythias and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.

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