13th - learnt Alice has to go to Auckland. Hard luck. Met her at 10 as arranged. Walk up home with her. She rang up 8pm.
16th - saw mother and Elsie off at the station, 1am for Bournemouth.
17th - Saturday at Chapel all afternoon helping to decorate for harvest festival. Long talk to Minnie Owen - told her great news etc now everyone will soon know. Granda's to tea. Back to chapel afterwards then met Alice at 7pm. Great time. Told her I would tell Father all about it. If I told him Sat night was to wear a rose on Sunday evening. I didn't tell him.
18th to Sedgefield in the afternoon. In the chair both morning and evening. No ? Alice and I had...