Miscellany: Flower

In Hannibal, Mo., a certain Mrs. Laura Fraser, 90, brown of face and wrinkled, rested her bones on a camp stool and listened to the talk of a college scholar.* He was talking about worthless Samuel Clemens, who raised hob in Hannibal 80 years ago, then took to the river,

then to writing, and got famous under the name of Mark Twain. The college man was unveiling a monument to Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn done in bronze by Frederick Hubbard. He told how Tom Sawyer (who was really Clemens himself) had loved in the book a girl...

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