107th Anniversary


22nd January, 1932

W Pratt

List of Toasts Proposed

I. The King

Mr William N Pratt BSc, Chairman

"God save the King"


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

The Chairman

Song "God bless the Prince of Wales"



Corresponding Secretary

Report re Meeting with Greenock Club members given by Chairman and Mr Wilson MA; remarks by Mr Gow


III. The Imperial Forces


Song "Rule Britannia"


Song "Ye Banks and Braes"

Mr A Wilson Boyle


Mr Hugh Higgins

Song "Scots wha hae"

Mr W W Boyd

IV. Houses of Parliament

Mr Maurice T Wilson

Song "A Pint o' Wine"

Mr Thomas Smith

V. The Memory of Burns

The Chairman

Chorus "There Was a Lad"


Song "I'll Go No More A'Rovin'"

Mr R Holburn

VI. The Memory of Jean Armour

Mr John McDonald, Croupier

Song "The Lea Rig"

Mr D Tait Jr.

VII. Burns Clubs

Mr William Wilson MA

Song "They Are Jolly Good Fellows"


Song "Corn Rigs"

Mr John Henderson

VIII. Sir Walter Scott

Mr A Wilson Boyle

Chorus "Whistle and I'll Come to You"

Mr W W Boyd

IX. Land o' Cakes

Mr D Tait Jr

Song "Scotland Yet"

Mr William Wilson MA


Mr James Jackson MA

Recitation "The Rhinoceros"

Mr George Houston

X. Song Writers

Mr William Dick & Mr Thomas Smith

Running Commentary

Mr Wm Dick

Songs Welsh - "The Ash Grove" & "Men of Harlech"

Mr Thos Smith

XI. Our Guests

Mr Thos C Tait

Remarks "Club As Good As Ever"

Col Gow


Mr Oliver Aitken


Mr J Y MacDonald

Recitation "The Mouse"

Mr John Macnicol

XII. Young Members

Mr Wm Conn


Mr William Donald, Mr Colville, Mr R McDonald

Song "The Deil's Awa'"

Mr Wm Conn

XI. Deceased Members- Mr D Campbell (1912) Mr Wm Hastings (1913)

Mr John MacNicol

"Land o' the Leal"


Song "Duncan Gray"

Mr A Wilson Boyle

XII. The Chairman

The Croupier


Mr Smith & Mr Holburn

XIII. The Croupier

The Chairman

Recitation - Original

Mr Thos C Tait

"Auld Lang Syne"

The Company

Courthill Inn, Dalry

Members Present

William N Pratt BSc, Chairman (1919)

John McDonald JP, Croupier (1920)

John Gow (1887)

Patrick Comrie (1891)

George Houston (1898)

Robert Howie (1898)

John Macnicol (1903)

James D Gordon (1904)

William W Boyd (1911)

William Conn (1912)

James Jackson (1913)

Robert Holburn (1914)

Andrew Henderson (1915)

Charles Pickles (1915)

William Wilson MA (1916)

Daniel Tait Jr. (1924)

Thomas C Tait (1927)

William Dick (1928)

Thomas Smith (1929)

Maurice T Wilson (1929)

R H Stirrat Howie (1930)

John Henderson (1930)

William Wilson (1931)

Allan Wilson Boyle (1932)

William Donald (1932)

James T K Colville (1932)

Hugh Higgins (1932)

Oliver Aitken, Guest of Robert McDonald (Host 1932)

27 Members 1 Guest