1913

While the Duns Town Council were engaged in passing the insurance premiums on the slaughter house, etc. Councillor Agnew inquired if the Fire Brigade were insured. (Laughter).

Councillor Miller - It should be; it is a valuable relic. (Laughter).

The Superior of Duns, Mr F S Hay, delivered an address on Mr Lloyd George’s unfulfilled promises. “He has been found out already,” he said, “he is a gentleman with a past - (laughter and applause) - and I think you Scotsmen will not believe him. After all, Lloyd George is just a Welsh lawyer and what can he know about land?”