Aberdeen Press and Journal, 23 December 1920, page 6

St Andrew’s Day in Canada

The “Daily Telegraph” of St John, New Brunswick, for December 1, contains a four-column report of the celebration of St Andrew’s Day by the St John Society.  No fewer than 400 members and friends were present, and Judge Grimmer, in a short speech, humourously alluded to the “dry” state of the Province prohibiting some of the old time Scots customs.

The orator of the evening was the Rev W Bruce Muir, and following his address the “Passin’ ‘o the Mull” took place to the accompaniment of pipe music.  The proceedings ended with a dance, in the programme of which the reel and Strathspey, the Highland schottische, and the reel of Tulloch, were included.

During the evening about twenty poetical greetings were exchanged with Societies as distant as New York, Vancouver, and Edinburgh.

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