Supper Toast Lists & Programmes 1916 to 1920

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January 1916
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No Annual Supper during the War Years
Office Bearers
President – Thomas Horsburgh
Secretary – John Fairbairn   Treasurer – George Calder
Chaplain
Bard
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January 1917
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No Annual Supper during the War Years
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Office Bearers
President – Thomas Horsburgh
Secretary – John Fairbairn   Treasurer – George Calder
Chaplain
Bard
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January 1918
 No Annual Supper during the War Years
 Office Bearers
President – Thomas Horsburgh
Secretary – John Fairbairn    Treasurer – George Calder
Chaplain
Bard
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January 1919
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No Annual Supper during the War Years
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Office Bearers
President – Thomas Horsburgh
Secretary – John Fairbairn    Treasurer – George Calder
Chaplain
Bard
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Friday 23rd January 1920
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Chairman
Croupiers
Bard
Chaplain
Currie Parish Church
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Toast : The King, Queen & Members of the Royal Family
Toast : The Imperial Forces
Reply
Toast : The Immortal Memory of Robert Burns
Toast : Kindred Clubs
Toast : Commercial Interests
Reply
Toast : The Lasses
Toast : Balerno Burns Club
Reply
Toast : Other Poets
Reply
In a report of the 1920 Supper in the “Midlothian Advertiser” the following was recorded as part of John Fairbairn’s Reply :
“The Club is now in its 40th year, the first Chairman being the late James Pearson snr.
There are now only two original  Members, Thomas Horsburgh and himself ( John Fairbairn ),
while Robert Butler and Andrew Falconer  had been Members for 36 years.
Toast : New Members
Toast : Absent Members
Toast : The Chairman
Toast : The Landlord and the Landlady
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Songs & Recitations
“The Bard’s Oration”
“The Balerno Song”
“Throughout the evening Songs and Recitations were given by the following Gentlemen :
The singing of “Auld Lang Syne” brought an enjoyable evening to a close
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Office Bearers
President – Thomas Horsburgh
Secretary – John Fairbairn   Treasurer – George Calder
Committee
The Office Bearers along with
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