A old N.W. gale + severe snow blasts with bright intervals: Breakfasted at 7.13 + left at 8.30 motoring to
Curror Street Bleachfield Road, Fairnilee East Lodge, Yair (Dubs1 much better), Yair Farm (Ormiston2), Bogle House + caught the 10.19 at Clovenfords. Was very late of course for the Panel Comttee Conference at N.B. [North British] Hotel which commenced at 10.30. Moved the resolution in name of Selkirkshire re the notice of going away for a month [illegible] by a week [?] but withdrew it. Lunched at the hotel with Easterbrook. After the meeting went to Picture House + came out by the 6.5. with Stewart Alexander3. There had not been anything wanted.
1 Frank Albert or F A Dubs (1860-1920), engineer and locomotive builder, later of ‘private means’ with nine servants [source: 1911 census]; born Anderston, Glasgow but retired 1902 and latterly staying at Yair
2 See also diary entry for 12 February 1920
3 Not identified
[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/23, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1920]