The Ball bearing date title and purpose of notes (here) appended, a great succes most pleasant evening, and all that could be desired.
Richard went to Mr Frost. May all that is good attend him. Tis a bold stroke for one of five boys and his father's professional means.
Starlings first appeared and blinds drawn down for sun.
12 and 13
2 x Newscuttings re Steeplechases - ie Races
40,000 tickets issued in Birmingham to come to Sutton!! No wonder at our increased dirt!
600 letters this morning - so much for St Valentine. My good old friend Mr Beardoe died he was born at Little Aston where Mrs Mellor lives, his father a farmer to whose house as children we were taken generally on a donkey 1h (one hour??)
I have been carried home on John Kindliness's back. This extraordinary man just gone was an only son educated at Christ Hospital, his talents and energy soon gave promise of success; was an admirer of my mother; acquired wealth and position in Manchester? Well known amongst the scientific, and men of taste in his 90th year.
Mrs Boyle died a good woman, wife, Mother and friend, taken in mid life, her usefulness at its height. What a wreck will he be without her?
Newscuttings re Chignons
Re Weather - snow in April
Snow nine inches deep without drift on our premises.
Hotel no more "Brumagem Sanitorium! Bought for 6000£ - having cost 21,000.