the Dist. Atty. is not yet familiar with
the evidence in these cases it will take the
Grand Jury some time to get to work.
Before the "St. Paul" left here Mr. Wash
=burn, Genl. Manager A. C. Co. informed me that
when he reached S. Francisco his people would
immediately urge Atty. Genl. to transfer me
to Nome. I am very doubtful about this
matter - while I think I can manage
the Nome litigation satisfactorily and
probably make a good reputation -
yet things there are in a wolfish state &
the climate is the worst in America.
Appointed C. D. Folger, of Nome, formerly
of Tacoma, foreman of Grand Jury.
Grand Jury at work but nothing else
ready. Hardy, the man accused of the
murder of Con. and Florence Sullivan
and P. J. Rooney is accused of horrible
crimes besides these. He shot all three