77th Anniversary


A Allan

List of Toasts Proposed

I. The King

The Chairman

Song. "God save the King"

The Company

II. The Queen, Prince & Princess of Wales, and other Members of the Royal Family

The Chairman

Song. "God Bless the Prince of Wales"

Mr Bone

III. Both Houses of Parliament

Mr Riddet

Song. "The Lea Rig"

Mr Hastings

IV. The Imperial Forces

Mr Campbell

Song. "Scots wha hae"

Mr Spence


Capt McCosh

V. The Memory of Burns

The Chairman

Song. "There was a lad"

Mr Thos Gray

VI. The Memory of Jean Armour

The Croupier

Song. "O' a' the airts"

Dr Whyte

VII. Deceased Members

Mr Patrick

Song. "The Land o' the Leal"

Mr Thos Gray

VIII. Sir Walter Scott

Mr Graham

Song. "The Deil's awa' wi' th'Exciseman"

Mr McGown

IX. Dramatic Literature, with Shakespeare

Mr Glass

Song. "The chap that's courtin' me"

Mr Hastings

Song. "Blow, blow, thou winter wind"

Mr Thos Gray

X. Land o' Cakes

Mr McGown

Song. "D'ye min' lang, lang syne"

Mr Graham

Song. "The Lass o' Ballochmyle

Mr Spence

XI. Burns Clubs a' the warl' o'er

Mr Aitken

Recitation. "The Haggis"

Mr Alex Allan

XII. The Sister Arts - Literature, Music and Painting

Mr Hamilton

Song. "Drinking Drams"

Mr Bone


Mr Houston

Song. "Afton Water"

Mr Russell

XIII. Song-Writers

Mr Johnston

Song "The Young Royalist"

Mr Thomas Gray

Recitation. "Scott on Patriotism"

Mr Graham

Recitation. "Burke an' Hare"

Mr Allan

Recitation. "Highland Funeral"

Mr Houston

XIV. Young Members

Mr Comrie

Song. "Mary Morrison"

Mr Spence


Mr Hastings

Song. "Sailing"

Mr Robt Gray

Song. "Powder Monkey"

Mr Brown

Recitation. "Shaving"

Mr Allan

Recitation. "The Annuitant"

Mr Hastings

XV. The Chairman

The Croupier

Song. "Annie Laurie"

Mr Campbell

XVI. The Croupier

The Chairman

XVII. The Haggis-Maker (Mrs A Willison)

Mr Aitken


The Chairman

"Auld Langsyne"



Members Present

Alexander Y Allan, Farmer, Croftjane, Dumfriesshire, formerly Munnoch, Dalry (Chairman)

Thomas Bone (Croupier)

John Brown

Robert Russell

David Johnston

Patrick Comrie

James McCosh

William Logan

William Carrick

George W T McGown

Rev J D Glass

Donald Campbell

Robert Howie

George Houston

Andrew C Patrick

Hugh Higgins

John H Hamilton

Robert Fulton

Andrew Aitken

James Douglas

John Riddet

James Graham

David Howie

Thomas Gray

Dr R O Whyte

Robert Gray, son of the late Andrew Gray, Contractor

William Hastings, Solicitor, Dalry

James Spence, Chemist, Dalry


William Mills, Swinlees, Guest of Mr Houston

28 Members 1 Guest