[Sat. May 17, 1902] Busy day in court. McGinn tells me he is acquiring evidence to show that Richards was in close corporation with Fink to fix jurors & bleed gambling houses. [Sunday 18] Went out hunting ducks with Louis Lane & 2 Eskimo this a.m. at 3 oclock, across the ice plain - streams, swamps, hills &c all in front of Nome - three miles out to open water. Killed eider ducks & two varieties of smaller - 22 in all. Boat on sled - and used in water off the ice, came back at 4 oclock & too Took dinner with Mr & Mrs N. B. Solner.