The people took up a collection yesterday
and I sent out a telegram for them to the Postmaster
Genl. as follows:
"Goodpasture, Alaska, April 11, 1903
Postmaster General, Washington, D.C.
One thousand miners Fairbanks, Tanana river,
two hundred miles from Eagle, Circle, Rampart,
without postoffice. They request appointment
postmaster by telegraph. Earnestly urge appointment
Frank J. Cleary. Carrier takes this telegram
two hundred miles, waits answer. Great necessity.
Route Circle - Mastadon, Fairbanks.
" James Wickersham
District Judge, Alaska,
Goodpasture, Alaska, April 11, 1903
Postal Inspector, Eagle, Alaska.
One thousand miners Fairbanks and no
postoffice. Immediate action necessity.
Have telegraphed situation postmaster General
Frank J. Cleary satisfactory postmaster. Wont
you act quick.
" District Judge, Alaska