By Mark Twain
The eagerly-awaited quantity 2 delves deeper into Mark Twain’s existence, uncovering the various roles he performed in his deepest and public worlds. jam-packed with his attribute combination of humor and ire, the narrative levels without difficulty around the modern scene. He stocks his perspectives on writing and conversing, his preoccupation with funds, and his contempt for the politics and politicians of his day. Affectionate and scathing through turns, his intractable interest and candor are all over the place on view.
Editors: Benjamin Griffin and Harriet E. Smith
affiliate Editors: Victor Fischer, Michael B. Frank, Sharon ok. Goetz and Leslie Diane Myrick
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The President’s selection of Benjamin F. Barnes, his assistant secretary, to be Postmaster of Washington has raised a storm. It is being criticised as a “carpetbag” appointment, Barnes being a New Jersey man. Members of the House and Senate criticise it, and it is reported that an effort will be made to defeat the confirmation. The feeling on the subject is shown to-night in the appearance of The Evening Star, the Administration’s strongest supporter in the city press. The Barnes matter breaks out all over the paper.
I omit this morning’s stirring news from Russia to make room for this half-column clipping, because the clipping is about me. MARK TWAIN TALKS TO COLLEGE WOMEN Says He’ll Only Speak to Alumnae After This. TELLS THAT TWICHELL STORY Five Hundred Women Shook Hands with Him and Showered Him with Pretty Speeches. The Women’s University Club and Mark Twain entertained each other yesterday. The club gave a reception, with the author as the guest of honor, and the entire club and a good many of its relatives and friends turned out to meet him.
Fed Him on Ices to Keep Up His Drooping Energies Between “Repeating” Delegations. Mark Twain has the college-girl habit! He is not discriminating about the college. He loves them all! He admitted it yesterday at the Women’s University Club to about five hundred of them. If he melted into momentary tenderness over Barnard he excused it by saying that, if not his greatest, it was his latest love. From 4 to 6 Mr. Clemens was wreathed about with girls, and as happy as a king. He looked into their faces with quizzical eyes, laid a detaining hand on a shoulder now and again, while he invented a story to draw a smile from a pair of pretty lips.
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