[Mon. Aug. 11, 1902] Trial of U.S. v. Kellum - verdict 12 tonight - not guilty. Took dinner at Heath Hotel - Genl. Randall, Capt. Richardson & Mr. Hoyt. -(General Scotts grandson). took dinner [previous two words struck through] Hubbard (recently from Nome) here, representing Valdes railroad - brings some suits & represents a townsite scheme at Valdes to us. Wants us to locate Court house & Jail in the R. R. townsite!! [Tuesday 12] Spent all day in empanelling a jury in U.S. v. Harry Owens for murder of Carl Christianson, on Hutchinson Creek, 40 Mile Riv. last Nov. Fifty persons examined - jury obtained & opening statements of counsel.
"Jeff C. Davis." left for Dawson with Genl. Randall & party aboard.