River and trail going to peices fast - very
warm - spring has come. Pedro, Noble
and Dan McCarty are in town and I have
invited them to a dinner this evening - have
also invited, L.C. Hess, E.B. Condon B.A.
Dodge, Abe Spring, H.J. Miller and J.
Tod Cowles, all the lawyers in camp - in the
Tanana valley - and Frank J. Cleary &
intent to make it a pleasant affair.
George has pup and the menu cards of birch
bark, and we have Pedros old gold pan -
the one that was used to discover the camp -
as a waiter for "hooch", &c. I intend to
send it to Senator Fairbanks.
The first banquet ever held in the Tanana Valley
was a decided success. The dinner was fine
and the company very agreeable & pleasant