is that he is too good a lawyer and too
strong a man to be controlled by a few
disreputable jury fixers. Have also
telegraphed Henderson not to do anything
in the way of politics for me - Do not
intend to do anything in the matter except
to keep still & get the business ready to turn
over to my successor whoever he may
be. Decided two cases today.
Have telegraphed Harlan, Dist. Atty.
Eagle that I desire to appoint Abe Spring
license collector for the Yukon district
& also desire him to appoint him Asst. Dist.
Atty. without salary.
Beautiful May day! Ice breaking up in
the river - Co. working hard to get he Str. "Isabelle
& barge "Otter" up being Sawmill Point before it
goes out entirely. Delivered my talk on