Tuesday, 19 June 2012

Matabeleland Motor Cycle Club Annual Supper and Prize Distribution Menu

By Iain Harper (RhArmy)

Here's a scan of a Matabeleland Motor Cycle Club Annual Supper and Prize Distribution Menu held on 20th December 1952 at the Matopos Hotel.















Note the back is signed by Val and Ken Robas - enjoying life in Durban and a host of others including Frank Riley and Merlin Jones. There is also a signature of Murell Love, wife of John Love. Some are hard to read and sadly most have deceased.

PS - Note the Menu - Ally Barrel, Valve Bounce, Power Slides etc. etc.



























For ease of reference the Menu reads:-

Toasts
The Queen
The Club
The Sport
The Visitors

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COCKTAILS
Ally Barrel - Pilot's Jet - Valve Bounce
Wheel Patter - Power Slides

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HORS D'OUEVRES
Petits Ferrous et Non-ferrous - Litter d'Umgusa
The ingredients for these dishes were contributed by the Umgusa Triumph Riders' Association. 

SOUPS
Fifty/Fifty - Roi de Redex - Methonal Clear 
Nitro Benzine - Ethyl Tomato

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FISH
Steamed, Smoked, Fried or Roasted Martlett 
Turbot Blower - Waterworth Wonder
Eel Prangit

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ENTREE
Pistons in Sump, with Ring Fragments and Melted Electrodes
Ferodo in Oil - Mustslip
Devils on Dualseats - Daytona Hot Dogs
Guzzi-Macaroni

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ROASTS
Tiger Heads - Swing Arms - Oleo Legs - Rocker Feet
Undercut, Overlap and Intertown Sirloin, Purloin and Burnoil in Old Boars.

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SWEETS
Flatspots on Big Ends, with High Ratios
Glissade de Glycol - Tommy Lemons with Jock
Jellied Muscles on Kenny from Jap

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Nuts by Simmonds - Wines by the Dope Artists

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Fruits
Raspberries from Chronicle  - Sour Grapes from City Council

End

Thanks to Iain fr sharing his memories with ORAFs.

COmments are welcome, please send them to Eddy Norris at orafs11@gmail.com



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