Freeport Journal-Standard (Freeport, Illinois) 24 April 1935 Page 6
DEDICATE MARK TWAIN MUSEUM AT HANNIBAL, MO., TOMORROW Daughter of Immortal Author Will Attend, Speak Over Radio Network Hannibal, Mo., April 24—(IP)—The Mark Twain museum, containing a collection of personal effects of the immortal author, will be dedicated here tomorrow. A broadcast over the Columbia network between 3:30 and 4 p. m., will be a feature of the program. Madam Clara Clemens Gabrilo- wltsch, a daughter of Mark Twain and wife of the noted pianist, will be a "guest of honor. She will make an address on the program. Walter Russell, New York sculptor, sculptor, will present the museum with a bust of the author, a creation of his own. The collection assembled by the Mark Twain centennial committee includes first editions of his works, rare photographs, the author's favorite favorite desk and 'table, an old fashioned fashioned bed and blankets he used as a child, and many other articles. A banquet will be held tomorrow evening. Morris Anderson, chairman chairman of the centennial celebration committee, will be toastmaster. The museum is located In the Hannibal Trust company building. It will remain open throughout the remainder of the year, when the centennial celebration will close.