78th Anniversary


T Bone

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 A Willison

IV. The Imperial Forces

Dr Brown

Song. "The red, white and blue"

Mr Shedden


Mr D Howie

Song. "Rule Britannia"

Mr Spence

V. The Memory of Burns

The Chairman

Song. "There was a lad"

Mr Hardie

VI. The Memory of Jean Armour

The Croupier

Song. "O' a' the airts"

Mr Spence

VII. Deceased Members

Mr Aitken

Song. "The Land o' the Leal"

Mr Willison

VIII. Sir Walter Scott

Mr Hastings

Song. "Afton Water"

Mr Hardie

Song. "Bonnie Wood o' Craigielea"

Mr G Willison

IX. Dramatic Literature, with Shakespeare

Mr Higgins


Mr MacNicol

X. Land o' Cakes

Mr Campbell

Song. "O Willie brewed"

Mr Spence

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

Mr Johnston

Song. "Scotlan' Yet"

Mr D Howie

XII. The Sister Arts - Literature, Music and Painting

Mr Houston

Song. "The Star of Robert Burns"

Mr Higgins

Song. "A man's a man"

Mr R Gray

Song. "The Lea-rig"

Mr Bone

XIII. Song-Writers

Mr Hamilton

Recitation. "St. Andrew"

Mr Hastings

Recitation. "Highland Funeral"

Mr Houston

XIV. Young Members

Mr A Willison

Recitation. "Man was made to mourn"

Dr Brown


Mr Wylie

Song. "Drinking Drams"

Mr Bone

Song. "Gathering up the Shells"

Mr Shedden

XV. The Haggis-Maker (Mrs A Willison)

Mr Johnston

Song. "Ae fond kiss"

Mr Hardie

XVI. Host & Hostess (Mr & Mrs MacKay)

The Chairman


Mr MacKay

Recitation. "The Annuitant"

Mr Hastings

XVII. The Chairman

The Croupier

XVIII. The Croupier

The Chairman

"Auld Langsyne"



Members Present

Thomas Bone, Currier, Dalry (Chairman)

John Riddet (Croupier)

Alexander Willison

David Johnston

Roderick McDonald

Patrick Comrie

William Carrick

Donald Campbell

Robert Howie

George Houston

Hugh Higgins

John H Hamilton

Robert Fulton

Andrew Aitken

James Graham

David Howie

Robert Gray, Braehead

William Hastings

James Spence

Dr W M Brown

George Willison

New Members

David Couper, Bridgend Mills, Dalry

John MacNicol, Watchmaker, Dalry

Hugh Shedden, Joiner, Dalry

Joseph A Wylie, Doggartland, Dalry


A C Hardie, Guest of Mr Houston

25 Members 1 Guest