Sunday. Nothing yet from Judge Post, who
has neither written to me nor to any one else
since last fall. Am pretty much out of patience
over failure to be here - he has been badly needed
- officially - and I will certainly protest vigorously
if he is absent much longer, or another winter.
Mail in this forenoon from Circle - for Valdez-
all wet from overturning in river.
May 13th The Str. "Tyrell" this morning
with mail. Letters from Darrell - O.K!
Also clipping from S. F. "Call" sent me by
"Quarre - saying that Judge Noyes has
been cited to appear before the Circuit Court
of Appeals at S. F. for contempt in relation
to the difficulties at Nome, and that I had
been directed by the President to go to Nome
in his place - temporarily at least. If
such action has been taken it is unpre
-cedented - the whole matter to date is that!
President McKinley consulted with the
Judges of the Circuit Court of Appeals at