Goodwin reported to me that he had
talked to Penrose who said that the
Wilkesbarre "copper crowd" had
been to see him in force yesterday &
had urged him to oppose me, but that
he had not agreed to do so, &c. I am
glad that that fact is established as
it makes more certain the truth that
my opposition comes largely from
that crowd. Birch busily at work.
Saw Sulzer this afternoon - he had
seen several senators & insists that
Pettus will vote for me! - but I dont
Falcon Joslin saw Dillingham
- he was not friendly - and seemed
to take the view that since there was
so much objection - it might be better
to change - to refuse to confirm.
Joslin found out that Hubbard
had been to see him & to "knock"
He told Dillingham about the char
=acter of those who were doing the
knocking & says he left him