72nd Anniversary


J Gordon

List of Toasts Proposed

 I. The Queen, The Prince and Princess of Wales and Royal Family

The Chairman

Song. "God save the Queen"

Mr Cameron

Song. "God Bless the Prince of Wales"

Mr Thomson

 II. Both Houses of Parliament

Mr Comrie

 III. The Army, Navy and Reserve Forces

The Chairman

 Reply by Surgeon Lieutenant-Colonel-Sergeant Blair


Song. "Red, white, and blue"

Mr Thomson

 IV. The Memory of Burns

The Chairman

Song. "There was a lad was born in Kyle"

Mr Mitchell

Song. "Sweet Afton"

Mr Cameron

V. The Memory of Jean Armour

The Croupier

Song. "O' a' the airts"

Mr Mitchell

Song. "Corn Rigs are bonnie"

Mr Cameron

Song. "Aye wakin' O"

Dr Hamilton

VI. Deceased Members

Dr Blair

Song. "I'm wearing awa', Jean"

Mr Mitchell

VII. Dramatic Literature with Shakespeare

Mr Riddet

Song. "D'ye min' o' Langsyne"

Mr Graham

Song. "Gloomy winter's noo awa'"

Mr Cameron

VIII. Memory of Sir Walter Scott

Mr Hamilton

Trio. "Willie brewed a peck o' maut"

Messrs Thomson, Bone & Mitchell

IX. Land o' Cakes

Mr Comrie

Song. "Scotland Yet"

Mr Cameron

Mr Thomas Armour Arnot, great-grand-nephew of bonnie Jean, made some remarks expressing his pleasure at being present at a meeting of Dalry Burns Club.


X. British Novelists

Dr Hamilton

Recitation. "The Haggis"

Mr Alex Allan

Song. "Farewell, sweet Ballochmyle"

Mr Bone

Song. "Morag's Fairy Glen"

The Chairman

XI. The Song-Writers

Mr Aitken

Song "Annie's Tryst"

Dr Hamilton

XII. The American Poets

Mr Allan

Song. "The Meeting of the Waters"

Mr Cameron

Song. "A wee drappie o't"

Mr Logan

XIII. Our Haggis-Maker

The Chairman

Song. "There will be enough time for that o"

Mr Arnot

XIV. The Chairman and Croupier - after which "Auld Lang Syne"



Members Present

John Gordon (Chairman)

George Kirkhope (Croupier)

Dr Blair

Thomas Bone

Thomas Arnot, guest of Mr Gordon

Alexander Comrie

Alex Dunsmuir

Daniel Cameron

William Mitchell

James Graham

Dugald Paton

H Higgins, guest of D Paton

John H Comrie

John Riddet

John H Hamilton

William Logan

Wm Gardiner

Andrew Aitken

Alex Allan, Thornhill

William Thomson

Dr Hamilton

George Murdoch, guest

Thomas Muir

Robert Fulton

George Dunlop, guest of Mr Fulton

New Member

Andrew Paterson, Banker

26 Members