the conversation Piles said that
Senator Flint of Cal. was going
to vote for me at the request of the
judges of the Circuit Court of Appeals
at S. F. - that Judge Ross had
spoken highly of me and asked him
to support me.
Walked down town this morning
with Senator Reed Smoot, the Mor
=mon, from Utah, who told me that
he intended to vote for me - and he
also said that he would win out in
the contest urged against him - to
remove him because he is a Mormon.
Took dinner this evening with Mr &
Mrs. T. A. Wickersham & their son
at the "Sherman". She is a fine woman
- a Christian Scientist, and a woman
of strong character. They have fine
apartments - he is the agent & general
real estate manager for Thos. F. Walsh,
the millionaire miner from Colorado
- where they lived for many years.
He is of the Ohio branch of the family,
- about 50 years old and a fine
business man & a good fellow.