The old count rose once more, glanced at a note lying beside his plate, and proposed a toast
, "To the health of the hero of our last campaign, Prince Peter Ivanovich Bagration!" and again his blue eyes grew moist.
Tom Anderson, who provided a fascinating insight into the history of sound recording to the club a few months ago, was the guest speaker and proposed a toast
to the club.
Woodsome Hall professional and the Union's coach (and sponsor) John Eyre spoke on behalf of the Union's sponsors, while President-elect J Philip Thompson proposed a toast
to the guests, which included the presidents and secretaries from the York, Sheffield, Bradford, Leeds, East Riding, Harrogate and Teesside Unions.
Mr Larard, who expressed his concern over the dwindling number of members at golf clubs, due to offers being made to 'visitors', paid tribute to the club's leading county and England international golfer Jamie Bower and proposed a toast
to Meltham Golf Club, while vice-captain Richard Johnstone proposed a toast
to the guests.
Yorkshire Union president David Smith proposed a toast
to the Huddersfield club, while new captain Stephen Tempest responded, and his son Neil Tempest was the evening's MC.
Deputy Chairman of Huddersfield Video and Cine Club Roger Parnell proposed a toast
The group's president Dr Bert Jindal gave a speech and proposed a toast