1- 8 1s lead down the middle for 2 steps, turn RH and lead back up to top
9-16 1L+2L+3L set diagonal to 2M+3M+4M and change places LH, top 3 dancers on Men's side set to bottom 3 dancers on Ladies' side and cross diagonal RH
17-24 All Men (at top) dance RH star and all Ladies LH star, continue stars as 1M then 234 take partner's hand and lead down, 1s make arch at bottom
25-32 2s+3s+4s dance down under arch, divide and cast up on own sides (to 2341), 2s+3s and 4s+1s circle 4H round to left
(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Born in Inverness, MacDonald was educated at Farraline Park Institution, Inverness.
A consulting civil engineer by profession, he became President of the Institution of Civil Engineers in 1932.
MacDonald was elected as a Liberal Party Member of Parliament (MP) for Inverness in 1922. At his last election, Sir Murdoch MacDonald became the House's oldest MP. He sat until he retired in 1950, aged 83.