They sought to assault & mob Abe
Spring & but for the deputy Marshal
with drawn revolver would have done so.
Things resemble the old "Chinese Exodus"
days in Tacoma - only here the Marshal
is not in sympathy & is acting with
vigor - and 30-40 Winchester rifles!
Attended Masonic lodge last night
- work in 3rd - first in the Tanana
or Yukon country. Lodge has
been in existence during January
- I have attended - its first work in
the 1st or 2nd The lodge room is in
the Auditorium, corner 2nd & Wickersham
Sts: Bob Taylor is Master. Barbour
of Wash-Alaska Bank advised with me yester
day, and today he quit receiving certificates
of the 1st Nat. Bank and is going upon a
cash basis. Stier & the trustees object
some but it will come all right.
Strike situation quiet.