50th Jubilee Anniversary


D Brown

List of Toasts Proposed

I. The Queen; Prince of Wales and other Members of the Royal Family; Army and Navy ; and Both Houses of Parliament

The Chairman

Song. "Rule Britannia"

Mr Cameron

II. The Volunteers

Mr Aitken


Capt McCosh

Song. "The Cameron Men"

Mr Mitchell

Carling Song. " Jack Frost"

Mr Logan

III. Memory of Burns

The Chairman

Song. "Corn Rigs"

Mr Cameron

Song. "Scots wha hae "

Mr Mitchell

IV. Jean Armour and Family of the Poet

The Croupier

Song. "Widow Malone"

Mr Kerr

V. Deceased Members, with the Memory of Hugh Morris

Dr Blair

Song. "Green grow the rashes o"

Mr Loudon

VI. Original Members

The Chairman

Song. "Allister McAllister"*

Mr McNair

Song. "Duncan Gray"*

Mr Kenyon

VII. Health of James White, Kilwinning

The Chairman

Song. "A wee drappie o't"

Mr Kerr

VIII. Shakespeare

Mr Comrie

IX. Modern English Poets, with Tennyson

Mr McCosh

Song. "When we were boys together"

Mr Logan

X. The Biographers of Burns

Mr Logan

Comic Song. "Jock and the Tripe"

Mr Kerr

XI. American Poets, with Longfellow

Mr Frew

Hunting Song

Dr Blair

XII. The Historians

Capt Paton

Song. "Paddy's Wedding"

Dr Sloan

XII. Land o' Cakes

Mr Kerr

XIV. Living Song Writers

Dr Sloan

XV. Irish Poets, with Moore

Mr R Roger

Song. "The Meeting of the waters"

Mr Cameron

XVI. Sir Walter Scott

A Comrie

Song. "The Pilgrim Fathers"

Mr Cameron

XVII. The Press, with Mr McKie

Mr Stirrat, Grain Merchant

XII. Young Members

The Chairman


Mr Aitken

The Toasts of "President" and "Croupier" brought to a close the Jubilee Meeting, in many respects one of the most successful in the history of the Club.


*It afforded great gratification to the Club that the Original Members, on the Jubilee Anniversary, were able to respond to the Chairman's request for a song.


Members Present

David Brown, Printer, Chairman

John S Frew, Blair Iron Works, Croupier

James Kenyon, Original Member

James McNair, Original Member

James McKie, Publisher, Kilmarnock

Dr Blair

Dr Sloan

James Stirrat, Grain Merchant

James McCosh, Writer

Capt Paton, Hillend

John Kerr, England

Alexander Comrie, Inspector

James Stirrat, Writer

William Logan, Teacher

Allan Loudon

Daniel Cameron, Contractor, Auchinleck

William Mitchell, Den

James White, Kilwinning

John Paton, Mine Host of the Turf

William Hamilton, Coatbridge

Mr McKimm

Robert Roger, Grocer

New Member

A B Aitken of Carsehead

23 Members