Foreign News: Golden Hatchet

"B. P." is the nationally-advertised trade mark of an Empire gasoline called "British Petrol." Also "B. P." is what Boy Scouts the world over call their jovial, snowy-whiskered Chief Scout, Baron Baden-Powell of Gilwell. Last week the 50,000 Scouts who have been attending an international "jamboree" (Scoutese for convention) at Birkenhead, England (TIME, Aug. 12) broke camp and prepared to disperse to their homes in 50 nations with a message from "B. P."*

In the soft, wet soil of Arrowe Park, Birkenhead, where Scout tents had been bogged for a fortnight, Baron† Baden-Powell buried...

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