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that old liou«# for n:t." Mat Mr. vWMti^ . flherw-ood Pia*-* «aa fa* «i«%l*ct*vbl# •MM of that old Yioufa, anti «here It Mood. Mark Twain reared Oir v *iite «*S&i of the Italian villa he first named "Ir.noceac* at Home." But a first ex perience of what a New I^njrlaiid winter •torm c*n b*» in it* <*rhit«at fury quickly caused him to christen It anew "Storm- ML- The bouse has been thus described >>* AJbcrt Birr'.ow Paine: "Set on a fair hillside, with pucli a trrven «loj>e below, »uch a view outspread across the valley. an mad« on* catch I.is breath a little when he first turned to look at it. A 'rout atreatn flows through one of the meadow*. There are apple trees and ITtftlftlH The »ntranc«» to it El a. vending, leafy lane." Throuß^i ■'..-*<} \?.\:cr the Innocent at Home loved • • BUtter in Mb v.-hite flannel? for fcomcly pcjrs •with the neighbor*. They • '..'cr Jiini be: i as one wl:o above *'.! thlr.gy lo\-ed a grooJ listener, for he I EBQgbty lalltcr. stored with fairy '<' fo»- the little \ sldt» he adored and -neier. ruder speech for more stalwart masiruitfi* ears. It is a lepend that he •was v»i;a> proud of 1:1s famous mop of white hair ari<l used to spend the pain* kt a court lady in pettinff It 'o Ju^t tlie proper rtxge of artistic disarray. Last summer the Dalies began to fal ter; last fall they ceased for tr»v~.d. The death of H. H. nocrr-*. a r)arc friend. was a severe blow. The death <>f hi* dtupTtter Jean, who was ucized with an attack of epilepsy last fall while in her bathtub, was an added blow from which he n«n*er recovered. It xvojs then that the • tabbing: pains In the heart l^-jsn. Mark Twain died as truly a* 1' can be raid of any "man. of a broken heari The last bit of literary work he did •was a chapter or his unfinished auto- Morraphr describing hi* daughter Jenn*<> death, lie aooarht diversion In Bermuda, •*1»er« he waa the aruefn of the Amecieaa Vloe-Consul. William H. Allen, whose roTin? d«tis;ht»'r Hei«n acted ac aman uenrii* for such f » w letters a? h« cant! to dictate. Hi? winter was jr a y, but not happy. When lie heard of the deaths of his two friends William M. Laffan and Richard Watson Gilder he said sadly: In Certamate they are. no pood fortune of that kind ever 'omen to me." Mr. Paine said to-r.ljrlit that the book Jir. Clemen* took up from the coverlet ipar>d» him when he asked for his aiasses •was Carlvle's "History of the Fren< h Revolution," his Inseparable companion and prim* favorite. The burial will ha in tho family plot at Elmira, N. V.. «her? lie aJraadr his wife. Ms two daughter* luaan and J«an and his Infant K>n. LAncrhornA. No date has yet been «eC aa th» family Is still undecided whether rot ttsra shall first be « public funeral la Newr York City. It is probable that Storm yin lx» kept as ft m rr.-r place br Mrs. Q*jkHa>> ••ritach. who is very fond both «-f ■*• house- end the country, although her husband's musical ennrflp' r<,r>.\j> ■ajM It f»*ce«i«ry that eh* spend a part of *sch r"*ar abroad. Mr. Paine said t^-nipht that Mr. CfMm> ens had put hit affairs in perfect order rr. : that he died well off. though by no means a rich man. He leave* a consid erable t, umber of unfinished manuscripts In nil fteß*** of comjil«'tion and of all r-haracttrs. many of them begun yearn a*ja asii put aside tin unsatisfactory. Mrs i;nbrnovi lt«sCh will aid Mr. Pa!ne In 'h- final o>.'i*lor .->.« to -»h(rt disposition ri:all }'■ nu.'!<- "f BsbMl •HUCKLEBERRY FINN* TALKS 'Even the Majestic River Seems to Have Dwindled." He Says. r-rv- t» <-r^!i.b tr> TT' Trlb-jriC" l f»an*. Mo.. Ami ri •'The <.M <\*y •>•■ raarrtua' The nien «ho made them are •ron*. aai r\ru tlie Joru; i>*i>'p cf the rna 1»-*t>c fajßaa rjvei a*H*M to ha.« d^i in «l>d mud lessened " So «aid B. «". M f'Rtrr.fy'i Farthin*. *^«nfl STifl schoolmate of Mark Twain and Tr* r»ri|^iial of "H ILkMhUry Finn." when h» letLrnefl ti-msht «'T th*> (Htt of Ml boyhood frtrnrt aai naaj :i:iion. ■ I can't talk m you a)>out !t." h« asJii •tot »ill thst ] n.iiri «ay would Vk« e;tl>er rr>n«trjed as boastlac intimacy ■w-'tii the aiaaten literary figure the nation ha* <■■ »r pTO4u -<~: <>r e« h:i effort to gain a rhaaa notoriety. I dealt ■> Tir!t!ier. I'vrn ihw r;df» of tbe manuscript 1 have, flea'.iria "^ith t^e eld dßye at Hannl!ml arid the ro^tr?- af tlif cr«at rtv«r r aaasaa a aacri ■*«•.'• "BECKY THATCHER" WEEPS Humorist's First Sweetheart Re. calls School Days. "rVrrarh I* The Mtt, " H«nnHm*>. Mo., April a. -Tlie new- or the •oath af Samuel L dem«as wa:- lf»r-;o*1 • - this. Me boyhood home, with the decp «at «nr- As a mark of respect and ap- Tireelatior M«?'oi I>reyer announced to nig-ht that «M city oflicr^ would be < iosod on the d* v If t!' 1 ' fi ir ;era:. T\*lien tlie new was MM t« Mr« I^aura Waaei <"Reeky Thatcher*'), the hum«»risfß first *paja)saajgatt, t-ho wi« over<-om# Wi!h grief and wept "I* It poMiblc?" ha raid. "It «■ too haft. too. I can *••<• h|av» la my minds «ye !,n», a. - «• started t«» our tir v t rchool to- CjCtfcor. more than Firty years e.e<\ ha— barefooted mid tinr rs stained ■«■•'.*: haul- Verries - *^ 5e tMON them Htft rne— • ittrJe pir! in call -o dre^s. •otnnot ena pigtail* "I \isited I ::n at his ) orne in Hedding, I '-an. at Mi ■rjpfJffl W« rnnainrd ur i;l i'«*utifu! ifiii.r tv<. d*.. s. on th« ralasj o.' my o r T'.m '. jr. I f • • 'i <I ft laMi in BQT room •> hj.l' nflid r:>'\ aasaawtaa; a? hlm • .: ••Ti'-i i ibM ;t rhc. 1^ rorof : To l^aaa Fr.,M-r wlili love from he; '*i'ieM sm«f>tlieart ' Jlr . d asj-ha, • I 1 aanaot eapr*-- 1 . I. and sor I GEORGf ADE'S TPSBL-Tt. Km .;' , 8. ]: I | B. -Ol ' . ii ■• . RMdl ••:.;>" tf« : - • • <>l .>la--v T*-..'i> d<^*th. I T" z'.-i vro'e. '. : \j vir . ; ' vi i.lerarr god to me." eaid Mr. *.de. "flu bfiaaen already ims woike»i I : ::.'• ' > 'ure «* our dcy. We , • . , • • . ■ ..,■. I -,;-.- x_ ; . ' • ■ . . • >i >-\ af a... Twain frr*w ..i.y. KhoT(!n; his eirr.rl*-, <;,l!d- CtStb ier r.llirrva'.e — 'Tlf thro"Jt»:oat ....>• .... ,c«iti« ' "A T<wc~M::C Walk inEvtrj BoiU." j'reta'wJ "'" fi * * O1 tB » * MBmmmm^*m*^m^m^^*- :e«u l:i.« l:n, a i s f;:;n, . .far* o: wv«r :t/.u:;tj.»t truu may 4jSS. ■ -mmmmmo^mm^^^^^ 1% a itlrr.uUat id ! QCTA f iAr' Jii*lrorauat tlaii tt RETAW - * .- - fjgj ' Ti.m v^.. Wilftoat ' JJPTA \»' i " 18-«'aabi« "r '««aaaMBaaBHBHS> B» P*t> -c.r.'nr .. if |uK * %-:». .r^f :r«Ji:e«l »«t«r. *'«o .a ■. > 4 .U0 r> • :.»■ .€.»•- i» f -i'-U * liv ».p »., s t ti. <i* urn data. ho»t.« *re ttcmr it';'.* ti >'«w \ctk. ti" t ■ J.ektr '.'.»- t * TceS.t «nfl all ta« r-,-^ifi r.run'K! M'«t» -• • c r *ttm * 5 SS« MARK TWAIN'S ACTIVE LIFE Closing ears Crowded by Sorrows ■ Which He Pound 1 obacco His Chief Consolation. Hark Twain *na* known to old and young thn.*ug-!iot:t the world by hi? writing- The children of practically every nation hay« ravelled In Hie adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn, and their elder*, too. have round keen enjoyment In reading the many productions r*t the humorist's pen. Those who met him personally were attracted by his lordly manner and the spirit of good f. lie* »hlp be wai» wont to throw about him. The honor* that were bestowed on Mm everywhere were received by him with •such equanimity that they never disturbed his equilibrium. Whatever his surround ings, he wa» always the name. The spirit of play seemed to pervade both his life and writing-* It was this fact that drew the public to him. While talking to those. who raroe to congratulate him on the at tainment of his seventieth birthday, he Miillingty averted that everything he had n< eoroplished had been merely play for him. He M>em«d to forget the struggle he liad itrne through some years before to re move the burden of debt which the failure of his publishing firm had brought. Not Taken Seriously Enough. On another occasion he sounded a note of regret becau?e he was not taken s?rl ouely enough. "It's a difficult thing." saM he, "for a man who ha* acquired a reputa tion cs c funny man to have a serious thought and rut it Into words and be lis tened to respectfully, nut I thoroughly be lieve that Mir man who has got anything to say worth while will lie heard If he only says it . ft»>n enough. Of course-. what 1 have to say may not be worth anything. I can't toll about that, but If I honestly believe I have an Idea worth the attention of thinking people it's mv business to say It with all the sincerity I can muster. If It Isn't worth while it doesn't matter whether I'm heard or not.** The humorist here seems to Imply that his humor was at times Intended only for a rt-vcrlng for serious thoughts. "Suppore a man makes a name as a humorist," said Mr. Clemms: "that may not be the expre* : ion of the real genius of the man at tJL He may liave a genuine message for the world. I>ct him say It and say it again and then repeat it and let him *oak It In sincerity. PHffli w"' listen if he's really pot a ?055(.n." Of all the trips he made abroad the one ■Met his afimlrerr will best remember is that of 190 T. when lie visited England. The welcome then a^ctrdci Mas, both a* the masses and the nr.bliitr wss such as no other private dtlr.en had ever received be fore. Tlie King gave a garden party In his honor ami lav dnys and days he was the frucst at public and private reeeptlens. Melancholy Outlook at Seventy-two. It was at this time that Oxford bestowed upon him the honorary degree of L.H. P. In a speech he made to the Pilgrims of I^ondon d'jrl'ic this v|»,;t he delivered a littlw talk on his own books which wan ln trrs-pen-ed with many anecdote?. One of them i.ad to is with Darwin. The kumor 11 said that when Professor Norton, of Harvard, returned to America after a virit to the great scientist he told the humorist the following: "I have been spending rome time with Mr. Darwin. One night he took ire to his room and pointer] out certain thing?, in cluding some pitcher plants that he was measuring ana "at. ;.lna- from day to day. He said that the chambermaid as per mitted to <1o hat Mm would Ii the room <x<";it to tMMJh the plant?. 'Neither must r><?_ to-'^h any of those boefcr on the table. f. ■!- they put n.e to sleep every night.' " ■M l>arwin The prt>fc'Bw>r, according to the story, then turned to Mr. Clemen* with the words: ' Those were your books." His t losing remarks to the Pilgrims were in an unusually melancholy vein. ■'When a man stand" on the. verge of sev rnry-tvo yr>y know perfectly well that he never reached that place without knowing thst this life Is heartbreak hereave r.-r.t. .\r,,\ no our reverence is for the <!• a<i. Wr- «*o nit forget them; but our (I:tv lr toward tiM :j- • -. and if we can he ChaoM in sfir'.t. •precti and lope- that is ,if benefit to «*] around "is '■ H* then re frrrcd to Dm iMI of Ms wlfn and fiaujr'.i trr. 'a-inp: "I tnurt some time lay the cap «n<l »w-;i« a«i.j" -«ri'l rer-opn!*e that I am of tl c human rare l!V<- Mm rest, and must lva - c my rares and «rriefF." Hi* Opinion of Americans. In an Interview with i a"l Bourn In France Mr. n«nfn« g*v« hi? or'n'nn of Amrrjran-. ' 'There iMi't a single human characteristic that can be safely labelled American. ht tElfl: "there irn't a single | human ambition or religious trend or drift of thought or peculiarity of education or ode of principles or breed of lolly or style iof coi.versstion or preference for a par ticular s"3bj»ct for discussion or form of leg? or trunk or head or fare or evpression or complexity! or a*Jt or dress or manners af dl.-j)os::io*: <>- an; other lmmaii detail inside or frjt.«ide that can rationally be generalised a?- American ." In speikhig of the follower of Mrs. Hd-iy. Mr. ■ lement showed hi? broad mlnd ednef' "The ordinary f <*\]nv -er* of any rellrion." he said, "may be accused of the incapacity to reason clearly about it. The opinion af IM "Ma'i in the Ptrecf i^ v/orth leas on a subject of which he as not made a upeclal study." Of all the friendships Mr. «"lemen? t>o!« •eaBaa one of thoae nearest to hi? heart was that of the late Henry IT Rogers. When I.ls r.ui»a>:ii: k 'louse sMati Mr. Hog em «-ame to his rescue, not alone offering ) im motif but aleo taking full charge of thw buslTi«-5?, and by so doing gaxe th« humorlrt opportunity to forg't Ms v orries and left him free to continue to pour out Ms witticisms in lectures »nd writing*. Ha<l it Ml bMB tst Mr Hoger«s aid In thi? lime of nr—4 it I* very doubt ft:l if Mr. «'l»mr2;s •wojli] lave rver mnile that re markabl* t-r»f>ech on ••-»■ occasion of his heventieth birthday. The ugri ivrlter wa--? on his way to see Ms «jld frl«-nd r. hen news »»s cfcnle«i to iilm thavl the, f,i;a:*.ci'T ,ha«J p.-u^wd j*av. Hi* prlrf at M* lopb was almoM uncontrollable, and It wa« «ome lime before h<- recovered from the :.i.ock. Remarkable Birthday Speech. Tie birtmlav spr,f < M to « > i. *i r»r- ren^e lit* L"c:i ma .< was a i.; •••t remarkftble (t ,ort for b. mfn «>f '■■■ Clasaaaafi b?». It \\;i«* brimtul or v it *u<] fun up to the close, the rpeaJirr i;i b.autiftil language ■ "A 1..- hCKMH it rr.eaM to bo w>v <i:iy years old. Mr. Ctam rote to rfj'ly I > tbt toarl r'.ve.r. V.- \V:!liam Ivan Iloweil*. •^••o y-..id in n r---»m r.T!'t»n U.r tJjn I snaiaaj Mftfni to the bflBMcM as "The American taker.** Ybt Mfßy follow*: "The fc. ver.ti'-th h!rt»itl«y. Tt i» the t!mi» of l.'te v, h-n yoit nrrive at a r.ew and .» | -1 <".:?r.ity. You Ctt MO tl;o world Jjow you got tiirr.'. 1 ha\«? baasi anxious to ex ;ua.:n zr.y own Fystern this lone • me. I have .'icl.ie-.ej m• k vr-rty In t v , ■> lama] way - ';• |fTfi*hf"B JfH*yilT M r •■.-heme of l!*e whli-.h VMM k:M a: ybody g*Jf* i vrlll offer • a t maxim this— that we. can't reach old age Ly another nan's roa»l. "1 .11 now teach, offering my way of life r., r :ic>n:so* v»r ««-»ir»s to commit suicide ?jy t-ie aehemo which ha» ci.a <;ed me to beat the doctor ar.'l tli<» lanpinan for ■§•. eatjr • *■.-. In the matter of diet I l.iva IMB (.••>•*-••. strict .■ MMtfsj to ' '■• thing* \*hloh di ir.'t agi»«» with m« until on« or the other if us got the r.'»t of it liitil latciy I sot thA b«st ct It ir, -M-lf. But laat snnng 1 stopped frolicking with mince, pi* after mldmr i^> to then I had «1 >*«:■• beli»'*d it me*:; t loaded 1 have ::iad; I* a rule r.e^^r to « nok<* more than on* ciga. at a ÜBM 1 do net bo* i M '. ' b»f » .10 'laclc? I o.i; 1 kno-^ th«f it — •: n n-j fathers lifetime anl th«t I *_* <3:*'-e«' Tfe pas**d frcta this ltfe> ■>■ >t, T •*■-,# -■->.«•••'• •-■•r «in-» XTA -YORK DAVIT TRIBTXE. FRTOVV. \PTUL 22. 1910. then I have, smoked publicly. As an ex ample to others, and not that I care for moderation myself, it has always been my rule not to smoke when asleep and never r»frat» when awake. "It Is all of (.ixty years since I began to smoke the limit. I have never bovight cigar* with life b»>lts around them. I early found that th^e were too expensive for me. I have always bought cheap cigars— reasonably cheap, at any rate. Sixty years Ago they cost me « a barrel, but my taste. latterly improved, and I pay ?7 now. "As for ilrlnklng, I have no rule about that. WfeM other* drink I like to keep up; otherwise I remain dry by habit and pref erence* since I was seven I have seldom taken a dose of medicine and have Etill seldomer needed one. But up to seven I llv?d exclufivcly on Allopathlo medicine*. Not that I needed them; It was for econ omy. My father and I took a drug store for a debt, and It made- cod liver oil cheaper than the other breakfast foods. We had nine barrels, and It lasted me so.yen years. Then J v.-a* weaned. I was the first Standard Oil Trust. I had it all. By the tim« the drug store was exhausted my health was established. I have never taken any exercise except sleeping and rfrtkic and I never Intend to take any. T^ser-'lse Is loathsome, and It cannot bo any benefit when you are tired. I was always tire •:. When the Strenuous Life Is Over. "I have lived a severely moral life. But it would be a mistake for other people. to try that. Morals are an acquire ment—like music— man Is born with them. I wasn't myself; I started poor. I hadn't a single moral. There is hardly a man In this house that Is poorer than I waa then. Ye*. I started like that— the world before me, not a moral In the slot. I can remember the first one I ever got. It was an old second hand moral, all out of repair, anl didn't fit. anyway. But If you are careful with a thing and keep it In a dry place and disinfect It now and then, and give It a fresh coat of whitewash once in a while, you will be surprised to see how well it will last and Tiow Jon? it will keep tweet and inoffensive. "Threescore and ten! It Is the Scriptural statute of limitations. After that you owe no active duties; for you the strenuous life Is over. You are a time-expired man, to as Kipling* phrase. "The previous engagement plea which in forty years he« cost you so many twinges you can lay aside forever: on this side of the grave you will never need it again. If you shrink at thought of night and win ter and the late homecoming from the ban quet, you need only reply: 'Your Invitation honors me and pleases me, because you still keep me in your remembrance, but I am seventy, and would nestle in the chim ney comer and smoke my pipe and read try books and takr: my rest, wishing you •well in all affection and that, when you In your turn shall arrive, at Pier 70, you may step aboard your wailing ship with a rec onciled spirit and lay your course toward t!ie sinking sun with a contented heart.' " Had to Begin Work at Twelve. Hamu^l I^angiiorne Clemens, known the world over as Mark Twain, was born in the little hamlet "t Florida, Monroe County, Mo., on November 30, IKS. Hl* lather, John Marshall Clemens, was a merchant whose ancestors settled In Virginia. The mother. Jane. Hampton, was a Kentucky girl, who was born the same year an Abra ham Lincoln— lSO?. Both parents. it Is said, were of a high degree, of intelligence. The birthplace of Mr. Clemens was In earlier times inhabited by Mound Builders. The house he, was born In is described M a room log building, and many thou sand* of visitors were attracted to It until It was finally torn down. in ISST. Mr. Clemens'* father shortly after Samuel* Mrth. moved to Hannibal, Mo., where he thought lie might find better op portunities for his business. The town and vicinity of Hannibal, as well M the boy hood life of the, humorist, are picturesquely descritx-d in his "Tom Sawyer." It ap pears that he "-".as a fun loving boy, and didn't care anaefi for school Ufa, He pre ferred instead to ramble about hart and there, and had en e«peclM fondness for the river. In fact, it !•• said th.it on no frtrer than nine occasions IM *as hauled from its w«ter« 1n a half drowned state. Ma father's death, which occurred when the boy was twelve years old. left the family lr, rather destitute oircunT-tan^e?, aii>l made it n*cessajT for young Samuel to do s>uch odd jobs as Is* could in «he neighborhood In order to swell tlio family exchequer. Learned the Printing Trade. Hi- schooling tv«.« almost entirely neg lected. Klr^llv be entered tho office of "The Hann'bal Courier," when he learned the. printing trad". He himself describes tv^e sort of paper he worked for as one which had five hundred subscriber*, ho nal'l thrir •"•ib-rriptions in potatoes, cab bage and other garden truck. He also tell" of how he published tie pnpe.r dur ing the" absence of the editor. It seemt that for a long tlm^ he had been anxious to writ© sr,me artldaa, and dot, izinp; th« opportuiiit y, contributed several to the Hews columns. t%Kf nil dealt with local topics, and ;t It *aM ••ft* of such * per sonal tp.ture that they nroused the ire of | many i\lw«i> MMM v ere mention*.!. I'.ir a time fell first literary attempt threaten.fi I to ruin the paper, but after a little li h.nl ! an opposite effect and gained Mtfartal new ! sui>scril>ers. Ho remained for three yean on the paper, ami Laving saved a ftw dollar* out of )iir« i^aa, ■^•hk-b aflsMtntofl to M CntP a week. hi iMMIi to run away. He went to New York, here he Mesfaji a ple.o* it, •mull printltiß *M*jlil*iHMM Ili« arcl o^ntal meeting with a r-Mdent of Hannibal frighteneij him, however, and he l>-ft for Philadelphia, whero ha work** for .> short time on "The ledger. ' Before long M tlrwl of tl.e East, ami in M l.M.k to Ml!« tatBrl II had long l.«rti an Ambition v.-'.th him to run a Meaml»nnt on tha Mlsi-i*Min>j, :tnd he t-onn obtained a chance to start toward th* goal 111* boyish mind had sat I!« ro^e in his clio?«n profetsslon until he reached the rank of ;illot. which paid the sum of fc.v> monthly. Origin of Pen Name "Mark Twain.** The advent of railroads, however, soon made the boat business unprofitable, and with Ust outbreak or the Civil War ho Joined a Confederate force under General Harris. Aft^r a f « w weeks' service he pav<^ i:p tho Midler carer to become, secretary M I:Ir brother, who had been appointed BMtsjtaty «if the Territory of Nevada. Th«> trip hi made overland t<» Nevada is aptly «i<-^rrl»K>l In his "Roughing It." Ills duties In this M# fl«-Id were not exacting, umi he eventually drifted into mining. Thi." venture proved unfortunate for him and he joined the «talT of "Tho Virginia City Kntfrpriie," to which he hid already contributed a few articles. H«ro h* first user] th»» pen name "Mark Twain," Urn origin of which is varl 00*47/ explained. It ia said that a reporter for a N«w Orleans paper whom young Clemens met during his river life used tie Majßjßjgjß*raj and also that the humorist took the i MM from « call rnaile l.y the man on the river boats who heaves the i^,,,i mn j rr-< ••*«■• the mark three, mark twain, ttft leaving "The i:nt«.rprl!«e," ho went to "The San KraiuU.o Call." and fronj there to "The Sacramento Lnlon," whl -u paper sent him on a trip to the HandTvtch Inlands to study the sugar tnduitrj. When hi returned from th liUi.ds he gay* humorous lectures throughout California and »ra<!a. hie first helnc gl'en In Mrr caritlle Übr«ry Hall !n San Fr&ncleco Success with Firet BcrV. He then turned his ttep* to-r»r: -• E«sf «n1 In >•"<»«• T«>rk p«MMs»i »■>'» ftr»« work. "The Jumpin? Frog of Calaverasj ClataJrtj." which "old so well both In this I country and abroad that hl3 reputation wan i made. After this t«OMM lie took I trip In j the Quaker City to the Orient, and In 1869 published "Innocent? Abroad." whir! Is I faithful narrative of the scenes, experi ences and emotions of his Journey. With his literary career now fairly started, Mr. Clemens published in succession "Autobl- ■ ography and First Romance- tl'Tli, ' •'Roughly If" <!«c:>. "The OOdid Age.' r in I c ollaboration with Charles Dudley Warner j (in), "Ski". New and Old" • '•:•• "Ad- | ventures of Tom Sawyer" US76>, "Punch j Brothers. Punch" (ISTS). "A Tramp j Abrond" (MOb "The Trince and the : Pauper" afSO), "The Stolen White Kle- ' phant" CIMsX "Ml* on the Mississippi " ; (ISS3\ "The Adventures of Huckleberry . Finn" aBSS>, "A Connecticut Yankee at the : Court of King Arthur" (1559). "The Ameri can Claimant" a«*r). "Th« £l,O0O.«»» Bank '■ Note" (isr«3>. "PuJd'nhead Wilson" (MO, "Tom Sawyer Abroad" (MM& "Joan of Arc" O89«>, "Following the Equator" (l'3?j. "The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburi;'' (1>»), "A Pouble-BarreJled Detective Story" risfr>>. and "Clirlstlan Science." with notes containing corrections to date. 1507. Many of his works have been translated Into French. German. Ru^ian. Italian, , Swedish, Norwegian and ilagyar. "The I Glided Age." "Tom Sawyer." "Th* Prince | and the Pauper" and *Tlliil*atnai W'ilron" ■ have been successfully presented on the : stag^. Met Reverses in Business. Tn 2STO he married Miss Olivia I* Laa*> don, whose father and brother had been with him on his trip to the Orient. Mr. linsrdon was a man of wealth, and bought for hi? son-in-law a one-third Interest in "Th© Buffalo K-Jtpress." for which Mr. Clemens had already been a contributor. He remained in Buffalo only a short tinvv however, and than moved to Hartford, Conn., where he devoted himself to literary work and lecturing. Mrs. Clemens died sudd«nl> In Florenc, Italy, on June 6. 1904. from heart disease. Her death occurred «rfejß* dM and Mr. Clemens were travelling through Kurop*. In ISM he established in this city the publishing- firm of c. I* Webster & Co.. which successfully published General Grant's memoirs. In UN th" house was forced to make an assignment, and ?.lr. Crfmen-j 1 * savings, which had ilfatilj been materially decreased by his Investments in a typesetting machine, were entirely wiped out. His unfortunate position arou.«*d: world-wide sympathy, and a movement waE started by James Gordon Bennett, tat "The New York Herald," to gather a public sub scription. Tlia ?um solicited had reached thousands, when Mr. ci«niens, who wat abroad nt th« time, heard or it. and sent a cable message putting a stop to the movement. He had already decided to fol lovr the example of .Sir Walter Scott and settle the debt through bin own effort"". This he succeeded In doing after much sacrifice. In 1909 he acnin Jioram* involved ir> finan cial troubles tnrousli th* »,irt hi had made to his social secretary, aflat L*yon, upon her marriage to his financial secretary. Ralph W. Ashcroft. Th« gift was a cottage near the humorist's summer home, at Red ding. Conn. It appears that his daughter, then Miss Clara Clemens, raised tome ob jections to her father's action. On July 22 of that year Mr«. Aabefaft reconveyed tb« property to Mr. CICIMIIt, Who had started suit to recover &M& which he al leged sho owed him. I*Tter the writer started another suit for y, Ml Tvlilch he maintained represented a shortage in Mrs. Ashcroffs accounts. The action of Mr. Clemens In these. instances aroused con siderable comment nt the time. The whole matter vas amicably aeftlci in Pejilemher, however, when Mr Clcnit-ns vitlidrow hi* suits. Failed After Daughter 1 * Death. Mr. .in.l Mm Clemens had four Children. The eldest Lan««lon. died at the age of two yean?. and th* second. Susan Olivia, who was born In 1572. the same year a*? Mr brother's death, lived only twenty- four years. TIM <l*ath of Jeaa, Mr. Clpinens'^ youngest daughter, who was found drowned, in a bathtub In December. IM w ?_« >< severe shock to the wrfter, and from thai time hie health, which had been almost in variably good, began to fall. On* daughter. Clara, who married o**l^ Qabrflawtta^t 111 l?0!>, hi the only one of the family left Mr. Clemens, befide.? the *§ajfa* con ferred by Oxford. raoefwai th* degree of I. H. 1). from Yale in 1901 and the il'sr-' of 1..!* D. from the. i:nlv»r'-ity of Missouri in Hat He ura* a Ineniber of the Lotos Club. PUCKLFY NOW TN TKn WOODS Insurance Lobbyist Prefers Canadian Mountains to Albany Just Now. Word reached this city yesterday from Montreal that tTilllam H. Buckley the losrislative lire Insurance agent, who testl fieri before Huperintcnclent Hot. hklW nnrl whose presence In AlMny i-; much desired by the Hughes legislative Investigating committee. ha* rented a bungalow in the L^urenttan Mountains in Northern Canada. it was MM (hal lie planner! to spend the summer month- there. With Mr. Buckley are his wife. Richard EaiTy. hi* brotler in-law. and James McShanr-. The report also states that Hucklry ha* iodcei hi* Montreal friends and appears M f^:ir that ho I* being shadow live^Gas EmLeroerM^gi^reM^js For night calls only. West 131 st Street - Mornlngslde, 1350 Five specially designed automobiles manned by drilled and experienced men, comprise this service, each automobile hem* equipped with apparatus necessary to meet any requirement— from a chandelier broken at night, when a gasfitter's services cannot be had — to accidents of a more serious character. The emergency crews responded to 2,400 "calls" last year. These crews frequently work in conjunction with New York's unrivaled fire department. A crew leaves Its station 15 seconds after a call is received. Other men, experts In their line, are at your service tree, to solve any eos problem you may have for lighting and heating or for power. Consolidated Gas Company of New York CF". »». <***RTKI,VOU. PrenMept TRIBUTES FOR HUMORIST News of Death Causes Deep Sor row in Literary Circles. A SENSE OF PERSONAL LOSS 'Distinctly American." Says Hamlin Garland-Julia Ward Howe's Note of Praise. Hilnagi April 21.— Hamlin Garland, the novelet, who Knew Mr. Clemens for many : tars, said to-nlßht: "Mark Twain's death marks the «tl of a literary man who was as distinctly American as was Walt Whitman. Th* work of most WlttW* could bo " hSBSi in any country', but I think Wt, as well an everybody In foreign lands, "ill look upon Twain's work as holnj; as closely related to this country M the ifllfiWtlUll Rirer Itseif. W " who knew him personally hardly MM] to apCKt of Mm as ft mfln, for all the world knew him. No one ever heard him sp«-ak without Jteing inspire.^ and no one ever saw him without beliifr proud of him." Boston. April B.— V.'hen Mrs. Julia Ward If owe. Boston's venerable woman af fi lers. In her ninety-first year, had he*n told of Mark Twain's death this evening. sh» wrote this. "The. new* of Mark Twain's drain will be sad 10 many people. He was personally highly .■Ktccrn.xi and much beloved; a man of letters, with a very genuine gift of humor and of serious thought as -ell." Cambridge. Mass.. April 21.-Colone.l Thomas Wentworth Hf«gln."on, who Is on* of the last oi Boston's famous coterie of literary lights of nearly half a century aco, was deeply affecte<l by the news of Mr. Cte*a**V* death. II« said: "It Is fc«pas slblo to exairgerate the lo*s to the coun try. It Is something unique In itself." Now Haven. April 21.— -William Lyon PhaJaa, professor of Kn?!!«h literature! at Yale T'r.tver«lty. when told of the death of Mark Twain. SaM: "Th* death of Mark Twain Is a. very great los.h to American letters. I regard him as our foremost rep resentative in literature at thi present day. Tom Sawyer' and Huckleberry Firm.' liir two masterpieces, will live for m."»nr years as illustrative, of a certain phase of American lire. I knew Mark Twain personally and had the highest ad miration for hi.* personal character. " LAST VISIT TO WASHINGTON Mr. Clemens There in 1906 to Urge Copyright Changes. "Washington. April 21. -It was in favor of A change, in tli«« copyright law* that Mark Twain made hi* laM appearance in Waart lngton. in December. INK Other literary celebrities were also here. Mr. Clemens ap peared before the joint Committee, on Copy rlzht and spoke, in favor of extending the limit of time of a copyright from forty-two years to the, life of the author and flf'y years beyond. "I think that outfit to satisfy any rea.«Oii nblo author." he toM th* •'ommittee, "be cause It will take care of his chiMr»n. Let Cammeyer Stamped on a Shoe means Standards^Merii 6™Ave.&20 TH St A New Snappy Spring Oxford for Men. $6.°<> In Tan Russia Calf, Wax Calf and Patent leather. Some Shor* for Mm have some good quaXifiet>, fatf only Cammeyer Sho^s combivc nil th? good qualities I ' t Lvcrv <*u*tnnt?r rrcritrj the in- j dividual attention of a competent I rip* at night, subject to yoar call, Iho emergency crews i>ully belong lo you, but arc maintained by your Gas Company. No other city in the world has such a service. Tho location and telephone calls ofthese oews ut \ Location Telephone Hester Street - - Spring, 1754> West 66th Street - Columbus. 2212 East 111 th Street - Harlem, 1843 th- nddAflM tak- care tt '*< mt £;''to ! *Ast advke In r-«*rd hi th _"lfT_ rsas ' Mr. Clemens, who had «rrl^ f , secretary thsr ~££ ■-""•'■■■ press rr.uzK wherefore he thought h« should be given a vote of thanks ■*»<*» TH . twinkle In his 2 *• •*•■» looked up from the Utter and said: **lh j Mark. 1 mould .ike to admit you to the, floor of the. House, but I cannot **M en- j tertain a motion to that fffert." But Mr. rsnnon did #• -- betfe- for Mr. ! Clemens. H* s»v* him th' u«e for several , day* of his private office, whttber nearly , all the members of Conares* flocked a- 1 soon as they learned that Mark Twain w*« , holding an informal reception there. A few days later h* ta!d to Mr. Connor, : "I wotj'd ilks to become D*iter a.v,u«ilnted with you and I wish you would rake Hsu I with ire to-morrow." — • f "But I don't eat lunch, replied Mr. can- i •go much the better, for nelthex do I." , W-.3 the retort. "We'll let Oeorg« H*n eat the lunch while *»• ■•»•*■ and talk. And IhH programme was fol'owert. GRIEF IN GREAT BRITAIN j News of Mark Twain Death Received with Genuine Sorrow. \ London. April 32.— The British public fo: low-»«i th*» reports of Mark Twain s last' illness with deepest sympathy, and the. I news of his death will be felt as a nay- i tlonal loss. All of th« I/>ndon newspapers | publish extended sketches of his career. . with portraits and reminiscence?-, especial- j ly recalling Ml Mai vl«lt H England, In 1 MM; when Augustine Blrrell. Chief Secre- | tary for Ireland, presiding at the Pilzrlms dinner, paid an eloquent tribute to Mark Twain as a man ringli?'hm"n delighted to honor. n •• n»w« of Ills death arrived too late for editorial comment In the, papers. "The Morning Post" obituary says that he, «-ft- ; Joyed a popularity in Oreat Britain rarely I exceeded by any American man of letters. ' "Tho Dally Mall" says t! at it Is no r x- i aggeratlon to «ay that Mark Twain was the, i greatest humorist the modern world had j known. "With th« exception of Tolstoy" says ; "The Morning Leader." "probably there Is j no writer whose death would rouse n*ore ' universal emotions of respect and rearret. S. & rl. Gre«n Trading Stamps W^K c"«rjr Purchase* A is* Greenlwit <2 sa , * **>- Arrow Day •*« Interest m the Arrov Sale To-day In Heightened by Imperative Stock- Redncirii: Requirements Because of Our Now Addition. Saturday night we will lose 25.000 square teet of scUiag <■pa.cc. and as it's impossible to condense stocks and it's poor storekceping to store goods away, we're reducing stocks by a low-price process that's quick and hit;. Building operations will affect every department more or less: consequently every section has a certain amount of merchandise that must be disposed of, so there's hardly a «ir>e;le article in our entire store that does not bear a stock reducing pice. Look for the Green Arrow Sisrn* throughout the store. Small Oriehtal Rugs ixazak and liousoul 'Rugs 'i Usually priced 640.00, $45.00 and $30.00 $29.50 Large Silky pieces among th*m a number of «mi<yi»«. Average size 4.9x8.0 A Large Lot of Shirvan Rugs $17.50 Shirvans arc noted for their smooth, even texture and beautiful harmony of design. Average 3.6x5.6. Thlr«l Floor— Gn»£tihtit *n<l Co. — - Sixth Avenue. 1 8th to 1 9tK St. N. Y. Cirv. /^\NE of the most. important arms of ONE Gas business important arm:* is \)\c Gas busings in N^w Y^rk Cir\ n \^^ it^ emergency service. Three crew* are on duty during the day and four .Marl: Train's death leaves a Nsah-LTT purely human literature. " k * CONVICTS S7EAL"i^Gm E Six Escape from Leave-, O ... Four Caught-Dummy oails0 ails L-^vn'vorth. Kan. April ::-.t^ 0 . convicts w-no escaped from tk* (JJ!? panitonttary at Fort l*eav«awonk t^T" hy ssistas; a itch en^rn* aai ibmlj! th* prison «uar«l with iasjar? rtroh* are Sought to-nisht hy f.->rt-r ■ ned t»^ and scores of citizen.-. f«a» of th* ra * victs were r«eaprure«i after a f» w S'JtiC' liberty. Th«o«sr« Murdock. stttl from ''M'»» 9f!^ counterfolting. an»l Frank Crfs^rm' n the men who held up a Union P*ctflc tratf near Omaha last fall, ars mjasaaaf, •« In a woods fix mil#* we»r of th* tnn. _J^ aro s»M to have one §m t.«'n»n trfca sentry, but no ammunition. In solitary confinement t->nisht ar* «» four who failed to afjaii the search «an*t when the roaring blast of th<? prtnou m whistle announced *hit th»re had i,^ jail delivery- Thffe ar» Thomas «r^T* Arthur Hewitt. Robert Qftft a "jjjT* Gideon, all Western prisoner-! Murdock's escape wta not nofi»«i (ir.tfl m eallin« of th" prison mv. mncr'^m^ b» seoe*. All but Murdock a** ."r-'na a^ s^ntences. T*o of the convict < -v«re .it aval in •» carpenter shop, ,md the. .. , i»#* tailor shop. A t'nlon Pacific sw-teii 4Mb. bad backed Into the prison yar-1 m tj, sound of th« wMnfl th» men ,lj,;v-i k% trie yard »-)<t mad- IMnrM O* f«a»j» L^^elling dummy revolvers, --n, «« sad pointed In the carpenter fh^, at % en«ln»*r. tnm m«n elirabed m?»> th- essaa| compelle-1 him to reverse jits <nv*jS)S. The »ngl»i . with the convict » aeaapi rushed through th« west sate, Into the ipm country and was soon fpMeim ♦onari th wood?. When the «*caaa tfeam* kno-m i r. T minutes later, th* .ir»n w-ntsfle at ta* prtson, which can »* heard for mtlss. % M sounded as a irnlag to farmers to be 0~, th* lookout. At the *nrr\» taie Unary? Mrtnetl guards wen» i»U-:M at the aatss to prevent any further attempt to escape. Other j?u;trds started In aarsnst When the enrine •- ' «nr.fl half * mn# from Mm prison the iW« men jumped <?;• and made, for the w-wis. • lark and Gideon separated from the others *n* were «mni captured. Then every avaflaM* ;»•». X. l*i b> Dep> uty Lemon, started aft** the. ether wen. A half mile further KaMjMJ »nd Til* It. • • .-* ssvvs*MMkM In th* wortd* sai captur»J.