Busy all morning at work. Boxed with Charlie in the afternoon and played a bit. Read a bit and went over to Roker at night with Willie Whittaker. Listened to the band and walked along to Whitburn and carred back. Rather cold night. Charlie at work.
Servia’s answer considered unsatisfactory. Austrian ministers leaving Belgrade.
Got up at 6.15 and went to baths. Swimming on my back for first time. Received telegram at home from insurance man and he called and saw Father. I went along at night to Whittakers’ and talked with Mr Whittaker until about 11 o’clock. He was unfit. Decided to write and ask Robsons’ what they propose to do.
Austrian Demands considered to imply challenge to Russians. Russian cabinet meetings.
Busy all day. Did some shorthand in the morning. Compensation man called to see Father, but Father was not in at the time. Willie and Lily called to ask us to tea.
Austrian note presented to Servia1 and a reply demanded within 48 hours.
Busy at the office. Went down with Father to see if there was an open air meeting but there wasn’t. Had short walk round. Met Dora’s Charlie. Read a bit.
Pretty busy at the office. Did some tax letters. Charlie working at night. Did some shorthand with Joe.
Got up about 6.30 and went up Cedars1 with Charlie and helped him to learn to ride his bicycle. Busy all day. Finished rather late. Lily and Willie called at night with the wedding photographs. Wrote up diary last thing.
Got up about 9 o’clock. Had bath. At chapel and Sunday School. Managed very well in Sunday School. Mr Chadwick preached a good sermon in the morning on quietness. Some very heavy showers. Mrs McPhail very ill and died at night. Talked to Dora’s Charlie a long time at the top of Vine Place. Had short walk round with our Charlie. Played a bit and read a very good article on philosophy.
Finished about 1.30. Went to cricket match with Father. Saw Sunderland beat Hendon. Went to Roker at night by myself. Scarcely saw anyone I knew. Met young George Wilkinson and spoke for a moment or two. Listened to the band for a few minutes. Came up on the car by myself.
Did a bit shorthand. Busy all day. Played a bit at night and got a few odds and ends squared up.
Busy at work. It rained heavily during the day. Didn’t get out at night through the wet. Got to know Mr Brown at the baths was dead.