Boy Scouts of Bellville
First organized in 1915 through the efforts of Mrs. Max Bader and Rev. G. Z. Sadler.
Had military drill under the direction of Mr. F. J. Holecek. The organization
ended when Rev. Sadler left in 1916. In February, 1917, Mr. F. J. Holecek
started to reorganize the Scouts. A room was donated by Mrs. A. Chesly.
Scout Master – F. J. Holecek.
Acting Assistant Scout Master – Arnold Matthaei.
Scout Treasurer – Leslie Bader.
Scout Librarian – Lessing Engelking.
Scouts – Gillis Bader, Kurt Rudloff, Robert Westermann, Harry
Sanders, Isadore Foehner, Oran Jacobs, Howell Brooks, Thomas
Johnson, Buddie Bullock & Walter Peters.
On page 62 five homes are pictured. F. L. Tesch, W. A. Matthaei,
Judge C. G. Krueger, Supt. C.N. Shaver, & C. F. Hellmuth, Jr.
H. Miller, President H. F. Granau, 1st Vice President
C. Schauerhammer, 2nd V. Pres. W. C. Westermann, 3rd V. Pres.
Max Bader, Secretary C. F. Tesch, Asst. Secretary
Dr. O. A. Trenckmann, Board Physician
Supt. Charles Norton Shaver, history (directed affairs for nine years)
Miss Senada Smith, English and English history for 6 years
Principal Jno. R. Spivey, mathematics & science, 1st year
Miss Minnie Kloss, German for 4 years
Miss Nona Laws,
Miss Fay Robertson,
Miss Leah Grote,
Miss Gladys Chatham,
Miss Louise Louwien.
Austin County State Bank, Officers:
Max Bader, President;
L. A. Machemehl, Active Vice Pres.;
W. F. Machemehl, Cashier;
E. T. Vogelpohl, Asst. Cashier.
L. A. Machemehl,
E. A. Tomlinson,
W. C. Westermann,
W. F. Machemehl,
Mrs. Agnes Glenn,
C. F. Knolle,
J. B. Lewis.
Cat Spring State Bank, Officers:
C. Dittert, President;
S. Kinkler, V-President;
C. Theuman, Cashier.
M. H. Dittmar,
H. Witte, Jr.,