Wind SE, much warmer. A lot of dust in afternoon, very dull + misty [?]. Saw Dav. Murray again before breakfast1. He seems a little better but awfully emancipated + weak. Motored to South Port, Pinegrove, Bridgelands, Sunderland Hall stables, Linglie Cottages + Mill Street. Had tea in smoke room which I have not had [sic]. David [Graham] had a long round of Ettrick. Helen [Muir] went to the Picture House with Mrs Mackintosh, Jock + Barbara2. Wrote Dr Robinson, Poole + Mrs Gallop. Wrote Jean [Muir] telling
what Robinson said that I had my suspicions about Pike3.
1 David Scott Murray (d.1919), newspaper correspondent
2Assume Agnes MacIntosh née Watson (c.1860-1946), she was the widow of Ebenezer Erskine Harper, sheriff substitute, but had remarried after Harper’s death; widowed again and living at Elmpark, Selkirk in the 1919 Valuation Roll
3 Jane ‘Jean’ Muir married, 15 June 1920, at Mayfield U.F. Church, Newington, Edinburgh, Frederick Charles Pike, by this time recorded as a theatrical agent. At their marriage both were living (at different premises) in East Preston Street, Edinburgh. Sadly he died the following year; Jane lived on until 1941
[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/22, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1919]