MARK TWAIN'S DAUGHTER HERE
Mrs. Gabrilowitsch and Her Husband, the Pianist, Called by Author's Illness.
Mrs. Ossip Gabrilowitsch, who was Miss Clara Clemens, the only surviving daughter of Samuel L. Clemens, (Mark Twain,) and her husband, the Russian pianist, arrived last night on the American liner New York. Mr. Gabrilowitsch has not been playing for a year. He and his wife were in Rome when word reached them of the serious condition of Mr. Clemens. That was ten days ago, and since then they have been traveling to reach Mr. Clemens's home at Redding, Conn.
Before sailing they had been assured by Mr. Clemens's physician that his condition had improved. They were greatly relieved to learn upon their arrival that he had also improved since his return from Bermuda.
"We had intended coming to America to spend the Summer with Mr. Clemens," said Mr. Gabrilowitsch. "The news that he had been taken ill in Bermuda simply caused a change in plan and we are here sooner than we had expected."
Ossip Gabrilowitsch had Miss Clara Clemens were married at the Clemens home on Oct. 6, 1909.
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