assist him here if possible.
Recd. ans. from Judge Reid saying
"Many happy returns of the New Year."
Am busy today arranging
my office - getting in furniture.
Five minutes before 5 oclock in
Tuesday evening, Dec. 31, de Journel
& Heilig filed a motion for a new
trial in Thomas v McEachern -
Fenwick & James - an act in
violation of their agreement in open
court. I made an order today
overruling it - without even a
hearing. and did right, too.
I gather from telegrams from
Valdes that Judge Reid has not yet
taken his oath office - probably