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THE BURNS CLUB

The Burns. Club gave their monthly concert in the Art Gallery Hall last night. ihe prcs.diiiL (Mr J. Loudon) occupied the chair, being supported by Mr W Brown (one of the oldest members of the club) and Mr W. B. M'Ewan (an ex-presi-dent.i. The Chairman drew attention to a picture of Sir Walter Scott, presented to the club by Mrs Livingstone. It was customary at that time of the year to wish each other the compliments of the season. While they did so, lot them remember that in the Homeland ar.d in Europe there were many whose hj aits were sore and many who wero suflxr.ng. At the same time, one must not be downhearted. Our men wore well at the front. They were upholding the traditions of the Empke to wnich tiiey belonged, and one ci'iild only priy that* the hideous war in which we woie now engaged wi uld soon he over, and that its co:.c!u:ieii would herald a bri *htcr day for all people, and hapten that ti-nc wlen "man to man the work! o' r shall b:'there be and a' that." He bel pv<\ that wbon our New Zealand men reached th" ftY ting lino \yc would have reason to b- j-rovd of them, just as we were pro id at t -, c present time of our Seotiiincn, Englishmen, end Irishmen, and of !h-Mr brav.- All'e*. (Applause.) An excellent prgnrnmc was submitted. Hie ch'dr. ciind"et-<! by Mr J Paterson. 'aiv as part >ongi> tic National Anthems of P>i'ss : a., Franc-, and Oreat Rri'ain. the avdicm-e rsing crd i in : nr n the lastnamed. The remind tof the rroirranime, every it?m of \vh- hj uas g ea ly appreciated, was as follow-':—Song, 'Bonnie Marv o' Argyle.' Mr Keys; duet, 'O Wert Th u in the Can'd Blast.' N. and J Dunean (encored); none. 'W' - '! V" No' Come B-sok A an.' MiV.-s" M?tr ' \PDnn-;.l-1 (-."icored) ; s.-nnr. Mr Muir : *'tah'on. •The L ; feboat.' M's D'h-y ,1 Brown; •■on'.', 'Mv L"vo i.< L'ko':i Tied, R»d Rojc.' Mies N. Do"f m (eiv<>'cd' ; humorou" item. Mr J D yi- r ("nerre.l) ; son::, 'Rohhi Adair.' Mi.-- IT- 0. N Uon ; pa>t Foncr. 'Thou ArO-m Away.' eho'r; song. 'Cim' Ye by Ath.'d.' Mi*-?' J a-i Duncan; .-one, 'name,' Mis* M-v v Br wn : song ?r<] chorus. ' A Guid New Y-a.r.' Mr J. P-iWson and <hoi-: n 'The P ; T"rs of L"cknow.' Mi- D m-v J. Bown : font;. 'A M-v Mornirr'.' M'ss H f\ Xd-e.-.n : ri"iTO'oiis H-cm. Mr J. De.iker (enenvod): «=o'v_'. 'The AuM Sc teh S.imrs,' "* r i-s N.-n'-e Duncan ; part c "ns;. 'The H i>!m'" Lisf- "' A'"ant on ; <V <hrv'. In nr to i-icr a vn'c 'f thanks to the cui'rihutorp to Mm •rnforf.iinmont, Mr V'TVnn rofc-ivd to !h- !c\—l virion p mn- ! o bv Scot-men to T.or'l Kitchener's apn\il for a second nnnv. W'dlo he w\s nrotid of th.- B it Vh Amiv as a wh"K he was pr-ud that, at a cri'i's, "hen mere men n-<r« wanted. Scot'nrn had mine fnrwTd in s"ch numbers. 'Anilause.! Af : '= ,T-f= rbn>t : c act-d as accompn"i=t. At th-> c-,-!chi- ; on .vf the concert v fr'- hmente hinded round, and dancinrr was indnlcted in for an hour.

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THE BURNS CLUB, Issue 15678, 17 December 1914

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THE BURNS CLUB Issue 15678, 17 December 1914

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