The Waterloo Press (Waterloo, Indiana) 21 February 1935 Page 2
' At various times during the year there will be other' celebrations in Hannibal and at other places connected with the career of Mark Twain to honor the centennial of his birth. They will come toi a climax on November SO, his blrthdayt , at which time, on a site yet to be .chosen, will, be unveiled the Mark Twain memorial, designed -by -by Walter Russell, the sculptor (a part. of which is shown above). This memorial, perhaps the""-greatest the""-greatest ever erected to an American author. Is to consist of seven groups of 21 bas-reliefs bas-reliefs bas-reliefs ex-r ex-r ex-r tendlng around a circle 700 feet In diameter. Seated In the center of It Is the figure of Mark- Mark- Twain surrounded by his "brain children" "Tom. Sawyer." "Huckleberry Finn. "Becky Thatcher," "Aunt Polly," "The Prince and the Pauper," "The Connecticut Yankee," "Joan. of Arc," and many others. --'-. --'-. --'-. --'-. --'-. ; : u .