10 February 1914; Tuesday

Busy all day. Father still improving. Went down to clear work at night. Willie not there. Willie Whittaker and I called for him. Went in to see him. His father told us, rather reluctantly, that he had not *. Got home shortly after 10 o’clock. Mr Marshall was putting gramophone records on to amuse Willie, who was in bed. Poor practice. I was the only bass. Directors’ meeting1.

  1. Directors: this would be the Board of the Hendon Paper Works – noted because of the extra work the meeting would have caused for the office staff.