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COMPREHENSIVE PUBLICATION LIST OF KNOWN INTERVIEWS WITH
SAMUEL LANGHORNE CLEMENS (SLC) aka MARK TWAIN


Twain being interviewed in bed in Vancouver
on August 18, 1895

This comprehensive publication list of Mark Twain interviews was first compiled using Louis Budd’s check lists of interviews that were published in AMERICAN LITERARY REALISM in the Winter 1977 issue and a later supplementary list published in the Spring 1996 issue. Budd published a small selection of Twain's interviews in these two journals. Since 1996, researchers have found additional interviews utilizing the new technology of text-searchable historical newspaper databases. These have been added to the lists first compiled by Budd. It is expected that many more interviews are yet to be found.

In the fall of 2006 MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst (University of Alabama Press) was released. It does not contain every version of every interview, disputed interviews -- those Twain denied making, fake interviews or foreign interviews. Nor does it include all photographs and illustrations that were often published alongside the interview. It is, however, the best reference source available to date and highly recommended.

The following list below combines all sources of known interviews (including spurious, disputed, and foreign) and indicates where they have been published. If you find an interview not included on this list, please email me and it will be added.

MARK TWAIN:
THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS


"Letter from San Francisco"
Unionville (Nev.) HUMBOLT REGISTER, 10 March 1866, p. 1.
Text reprinted in "Introduction," p. 35, of MARK TWAIN, EARLY TALES AND SKETCHES, 1851-1864, ed. Edgar M. Branch and R. H. Hirst (Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 1979).
No direct quotes. Quotes from a reporter's summary of a conversation with SLC in March 1866 about his short-term plans.


"Mark Twain Takes Out a Patent -- Why He Did It"
WASHINGTON (D.C.) NATIONAL REPUBLICAN, 21 Sep 1871, p.2.

Reprinted in TITUSVILLE (PA) MORNING HERALD, 2 Oct. 1871, p. 1.
No direct quotes. Summary of a conversation related to patent for suspenders based on Twain's observation of Horace Greeley's pants.

"Brevities" [by William A. Crofutt]
CHICAGO EVENING POST, 21 Dec 1871, p. 4.
Comments about King Edward VII.
Not in Budd's listings.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 1. #1

"Mark Twain as a Pedestrian"
BOSTON EVENING JOURNAL, 14 Nov 1874, p. 2.
Details of an abortive walking tour with Joseph H. Twichell.
No direct quotes.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 2. #2
"Mark Twain / His Recent Walking Feat"
BOSTON TIMES, 14 Nov 1874.

Scharnhorst sources this item as from the Hartford TIMES.
Whether the newspaper was the BOSTON TIMES or HARTFORD TIMES is not yet determined.
Reprinted by Budd.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 3-4. #3

"Political Views of a Humorist / Interview with Mark Twain in His Mountain Studio in Chemung--Remarkable Declarations"
NEW YORK HERALD, 28 Aug 1876, p. 3.
A planned interview in which SLC gives his reasons for supporting Rutherford B. Hayes for the presidency.

Reprinted in Charles Neider, MARK TWAIN / LIFE AS I FIND IT (NY: Hanover House, 1961), pp. 307-309.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 4-7. #4

"Mark Twain / An Extract from a Private Letter to a Gentleman of This City"
NEW YORK SUN, 22 Oct 1876, p. 4.
Reprinted in the NEW ORLEANS TIMES, 2 Nov 1876, p. 3.
A comic, spurious interview. 

"A Connecticut Carpet-bag"
NEW YORK WORLD, 24 Dec 1876, p. 2.
Excerpts reprinted in ELMIRA (N.Y.) DAILY ADVERTISER, 29 Dec 1876, p. 2.
SLC evades a reporter's questions in a comic manner.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 7-9. #5

"Mark Twain's Tenets"
BOSTON GLOBE, 19 Mar 1877, p. 3.
SLC comments on politics and religion.
Not in Budd's listings.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 9-11. #6

"Mark Twain's Opinion"
Original appearance in BALTIMORE GAZETTE, circa 27 April 1877.
Reprinted in NEW YORK WORLD, 28 April 1877, p. 5.
SLC comments on the Russian czar; California gold mining.
Not in Budd's listings.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 11-13. #7

"Mark Twain and His Chinaman." By "Gath."
NEW YORK DAILY GRAPHIC, 3 May 1877, p. 438.
SLC comments on Charles Parsloe.
Not in Budd's listings.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 13-14. #8

"Mark Twain's Enterprise / The Celebrated Humorist Takes Editorial Charge of the Hartford COURANT"
NEW YORK SUN, 7 Jan 1878, p. 2.
Twain refuted the story in a letter to Rollin Daggett, January 24, 1878. The letter was reprinted in the Virginia City Territorial Enterprise on February 3, 1878.
A spurious interview.


"Not Quite an Editor / The Story of Mark Twain's Connection with the HARTFORD COURANT"
NEW YORK SUN, 26 Jan 1878, p. 2.
Reprinted in BURLINGTON (Iowa) HAWKEYE, February 7, 1878, p. 1.
A comic, spurious interview.


"The Start for Germany"
NEW YORK TIMES, 12 Apr 1878, p. 8.
SLC insists that his new travel book will not echo INNOCENTS ABROAD.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 14-16. #9

"Mark Twain Interviewed / Some Valid Reasons Why He Doesn't Write a Funny Book about England" [by Richard Whiteing]
NEW YORK WORLD, 11 May 1879, p. 1.
SLC discusses copyright laws and British society.

Reprinted by Budd.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 17-22. #10

"Mark Twain Back Again / Freely Expresses His Opinion about Various Things / His Views on the English Language, the Danger of the Elevated Railroads, Prunes as a Sea-Going Diet, and Lord Dunraven"
NEW YORK SUN, 3 Sep 1879, p. l.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 22-24. #11

"Mark Twain Home Again / What He Says about the New Book He Has Written"
NEW YORK TIMES, 3 Sep 1879, p. 8.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 25-27. #12

"Mark Twain's Return / The Great Humorist Delighted to Be Home--How He Passed His Time in Europe"
NEW YORK
HERALD, 3 Sep 1879, p. 4.
SLC remarks about the British aristocracy .

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 28. #13
"Mr. Twain Again with Us / A Wonderful Book in His Luggage and Much Wonderful Sea-Lore in His Head"
NEW YORK
WORLD, 3 Sep 1879, p. 1.
SLC discusses loaning a shirt to Murat Halsdtead and his own shirt size being fifteen inches; discusses his projected travel book.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 29-31. #14
"Mark Twain's Boom"
CHICAGO TIMES, 15 Nov 1879, p. 3.
Mainly on SLC's activities during the Grant reunion.
Quoted in Walter Blair, MARK TWAIN & HUCK FINN (Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 1960), p. 405, n. 4.

"'Mark Twain' / The Artistic Surroundings of a Sterling Humorist"
BOSTON HERALD, 20 Jun 1880, p. 10.
No direct quotations; but is based on overnight visit by the reporter (Sylvester Baxter); facts and opinions (as on copyright) come from SLC--see THE MARK TWAIN HOWELLS LETTERS, ed. H. N. Smith and W. M. Gibson (Cambridge: Harvard U Press, 1960), pp. 311-312, 314-316.


"A Few Epitaphs / Mark Twain Unfolds a Few Striking Specimens"
HARTFORD (Conn.) POST, 1880.
This item had a round of reprinting in 1895 as a fresh interview.
SLC reads and ridicules a "little nest of mortuary sentiment" in verse, held over from his San Francisco days.
According to Scharnhorst, note 2, p. 184, this was a "ghost" interview based on a revision of his essay "Post-Mortem Poetry."

"The Living Obelisk"
NEW YORK SUN, ? Dec 1880
Reprinted in NEW HAVEN EVENING REGISTER, 28 Dec 1880
A comic and spurious interview on the Alexandria, Egypt obelisk that was moved to New York.
Not in Budd's updates.

"The Lookout of the World / Mark Twain's Preparations for a Possible Encounter with a Comet"
NEW YORK
SUN, 28 Jun 1881, p. [2].
Reprinted in WASHINGTON POST, 30 June 1881, p. 3
A comic, spurious interview.

"An 'Innocent Abroad' "
MONTREAL (Can,) GAZETTE, 28 Nov 1881, p. 3.
SLC comments on on lecturing and about the legislature in the Sandwich Islands.
Reprinted by Budd.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 32-33.
#15
"Mark Twain Interviews Himself"
NEW YORK MAIL AND EXPRESS, March ?, 1882.
Also in WHEELING (West Virginia) REGISTER, 29 March 1882.
SLC mentions Oscar Wilde, Roscoe Conkling, Blaine, the obelisk, and copyright.
Not in Budd's updates.
Reprinted in American Literary Realism, Vol. 40, No. 3, Spring 2008, p. 272-273.

"Mark Twain's New Book"
ST. LOUIS CHRONICLE, 12 May 1882, p. 1.
Brief item with paraphrased comments; SLC says he never chooses titles for his books before they are finished.


"An 'Innocent' Interviewed / Mark Twain Pays a Visit to St. Louis"
ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, 12 May 1882, p. 2.
SLC discusses a fantasy expedition to Hell.
Reprinted by Budd.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN IN THE ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, edited by Jim McWilliams, (Whitston Publishing Co, 1997) p. 130-134.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 34-37.
#16

"A Day with Mark Twain." By John Henton Carter.
12 May 1882
ROLLINGPIN'S HUMOROUS ILLUSTRATED ANNUAL. (NY, 1883).
SLC explains the new suspender he is inventing, his books, complains about his image as a mere humorist, and his ability as a steamboat pilot.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 38-41. #17

"Mark Twain's Travels / A Round Trip on the Mississippi in Search of Book Material"
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, 13 May 1882, p. 8.
SLC recalls "Babies" speech; discusses his planned book about the river trip.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 42-43.
#18
"Mark Twain / The Famous Humorist Pays a Flying Visit to St. Louis"
ST. LOUIS MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, 13 May 1882, p. 5.
Mostly descriptive with news details; SLC refuses to be interviewed.


Mark Twain Spends a Few Hours in Keokuk"
KEOKUK (Iowa) CONSTITUTION, 18 May 1882, p. 4.
SLC gives some details of his current trip.

"Mark Twain/ . . .  A Short Chat with the Gentleman"
KEOKUK (Iowa) GATE CITY, 18 May 1882, p. 3.
No direct quotations; mentions that SLC recently told anecdote about reciting the same Bible verses for five years.


"'Mark Twain' in Muscatine"
MUSCATINE (Iowa) JOURNAL, 19 May 1882, p. [2].
N
o quotations or summary of significant opinions. Account of SLC's brief layover.

"Mark Twain--Not Misrepresented"
ST. PAUL AND MINNEAPOLIS PIONEER PRESS, 22 May 1882, p. 7.
No quotations. SLC's mistrust of interviewers and his reasons for current trip.

"Mark Twain Excited / On Seeing the Name of Captain C. C. Duncan in Print."
NEW YORK TIMES, 10 Jun 1883, p. 1.
Disavowed later by SLC, perhaps to avoid litigation.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 43-46. #19

"Mark Twain / He Disclaims the Article Libeling Captain Duncan"
BROOKLYN EAGLE, 7 March 1884, p. 4.
Verbatim trial testimony from SLC in libel suit.
Reprinted in AMERICAN LITERARY REALISM, Vol. 39, No. 3, Spring 2007.

"Notes"
BOSTON HERALD, 12 Nov 1884, p. [4].
Comic remarks to reporters as a way of generating free publicity. SLC jokes briefly about the length of the program of joint readings.


"Strange Relevations"
BOSTON HERALD, 13 Nov 1884, Special Supplement
Comic remarks to a reporter regarding how Mark Twain prevented a woman's suicide by drowning.
Pdf file online at bscottholmes.com
Transcription online in Mark Twain Forum archives for 11 April 2015 as "Mark Twain subjected to the Rashomon Effect"
Not in Budd's listings or Scharnhorst's volume.

Untitled - referenced by Budd
BOSTON JOURNAL, 14 Nov 1884, p. 2.

Comic remarks to reporters as a way of generating free publicity.

"Mark Twain and the Police / The Humorist's Experience in a Boston Station House"
BOSTON HERALD, 16 Nov 1884, p. 16.
Statement from SLC about his treatment at police station after helping to prevent a suicide.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 47-48. #20
"Mark Twain as Lecturer / How He Feels When He Gets on the Stage before an Audience"
NEW YORK WORLD, 20 Nov 1884, p. 5.
Reprinted in ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, 20 Nov 1884, p. 1.
SLC explains how he watches and adjusts to the reactions of audiences.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN IN THE ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, edited by Jim McWilliams, (Whitston Publishing Co, 1997) p. 167-169.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 49-51.
#21

"Mark Twain and the President / The Humorist Reads before That Official and Thinks That He Impressed Him"
PHILADELPHIA PRESS, 27 Nov 1884, p. 3.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 52-53.
#22

"Mark Twain's Ideas"
BALTIMORE
AMERICAN, 29 Nov 1884, p. 4.
SLC complains about traveling; discusses the psychology of audiences and American speech.
Reprinted in Fatout's MARK TWAIN SPEAKS FOR HIMSELF, pp. 137-41.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 53-56. #23

"Mark Twain Encountered"
ROCHESTER (N Y) HERALD, 8 Dec 1884, p. 8.
SLC comments on the Cogswell Fountain in Rochester.
Reprinted by Budd.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 57-59.
#24

"The Genial Mark: An Interview"
TORONTO (Canada) GLOBE, 9 Dec 1884, p. 2.
SLC explains why he went back on his vow never to lecture again.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 59. #25

"Mark Twain Interviewers / He Considers Them the Literary Sullivans of the Age"
SALT LAKE CITY (Utah) WEEKLY TRIBUNE, 11 December 1884, p. 5. (Reprinting an earlier item not yet located from NEW YORK MAIL AND EXPRESS.)
Lengthy humorous comments on audiences and newspaper interviewers.
Not in Budd's listings.

"The Funny Men In Bed / A POST Reporter Disturbs Twain and Interviews Cable"
DETROIT POST, 17 Dec 1884, p. 4.
This is perhaps the interview imperfectly recalled (by J. C. Pitkin) in NEW ORLEANS TIMES-DEMOCRAT, 19 Oct 1900, p. 4 (and NEW YORK TRIBUNE, 28 Oct 1900, Sup., p. 16). and WASHINGTON POST, Nov. 4, 1900.

SLC complains briefly about defects of copyright law; applauds the growing popularity of American humor.
This interview is set in a larger context by Lynn Denney, "Next Stop Detroit: A City's View of Mark Twain's Evolution as a Literary Hero 1868-1895," MARK TWAIN JOURNAL, 31 (Spring 1993) 22-28.
Partial text reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 60.
#26
Full text reprinted in AMERICAN LITERARY REALISM, Vol. 39, No. 3, Spring 2007.
"Mark Twain Gets Shaved / And Talks to a . . . Reporter at the Same Time"
PITTSBURGH
PENNY PRESS, 29 Dec 1884, p. 4.
SLC signs an autograph book next to the name of Bob Ford who shot Jesse James;
comments on magazine literature.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 60-61. #27

"Talk with Twain / . . . His Comments on Authors, Magazines and General Literature"
PITTSBURGH CHRONICLE TELEGRAPH, 29 Dec 1884, p. 1.
SLC comments on his taste in fiction.
Reprinted in part in CINCINNATI COMMERCIAL GAZETTE, 3 Jan 1885, p. 7.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 62-64. #28
"Mark Twain / . . . He Gives His Experiences with an Interviewer and Jokes at His Own Expense"
PITTSBURGH POST, 29 Dec 1884, p. 4.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 64-65. #29
"Twain and Cable / The Humorists Interviewed"
CINCINNATI ENQUIRER, 3 Jan 1885, p. 4.
SLC discusses interviews, his days on TERRITORIAL ENTERPRISE, Bret Harte, and the sketch (unnamed in the interview) "Typographical Howitzer."

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 65-68. #30
"A Great Humorist / . . . Mr. Twain Gives Some Information Concerning Himself and Partner--How He Met the Reporter and the Instructions He Gave"
LOUISVILLE
POST, 5 Jan 1885, p. 1.
SLC discusses the fight for international copyright..

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 68-70. #31
"Cable and Twain / The Author and the Humorist Arrive in the City To-Day"
ST. LOUIS
POST-DISPATCH, 9 Jan 1885, p. 7.
SLC talks mostly about rough ride across the Mississippi River bridge.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN IN THE ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, edited by Jim McWilliams, (Whitston Publishing Co, 1997) p. 175-178.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 70-72. #32

"Two of a Kind / Samuel L. Clemens and George W. Cable"
ST. LOUIS
CHRONICLE, 9 Jan 1885, p. 1.
SLC compares Canadian, Northern, Southern, and British audiences and sales of his books.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 72-74. #33
Title not available.
Mentioned in Budd's listings.
CHICAGO NEWS
, 16 Jan 1885, p. 2.


Title not available.
FORT MADISON (Iowa) DEMOCRAT, 21 Jan 1885.
Reprinted by Fred Lorch, "Lecture Trips and Visits of Mark Twain In Iowa," IOWA JOURNAL OF HISTORY AND POLITICS, 27 (Oct 1929), 527-529.
Brief summary of what may have been a longer interview; SLC comments on local Indians.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 74-76. #34

"An Interesting Chat with Clemens and Cable upon Their Work"
MINNEAPOLIS
TRIBUNE, 25 Jan 1885, p. 3.
SLC on origin of the joint lecture tour and on the general sources of HUCKLEBERRY FINN; Cable does good share of the talking . The passage on the origins of the tour reappeared elsewhere, also in DAVENPORT (Iowa) DEMOCRAT, 2 Feb 1885, and LAFAYETTE (Ind.) COURIER, 6 Feb 1885.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 76-78. #35
"Talk with Mark Twain"
MILWAUKEE
EVENING WISCONSIN, 29 Jan 1885, p. 2.
This may be the interview described in W. J. Anderson, "Tells of Interview He Once Had with Great Humorist," MADISON WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL, 22 Apr 1910, p. 1.
SLC discusses Canadian copyright, the faulty illustrations in HUCKLEBERRY FINN, and his pen name.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 79-81. #36

"Mark Twain Interviewed / His Views upon Subjects of Interest"
LAFAYETTE (Ind.) COURIER, 6 Feb 1885, p. 1.
SLC jokes about the local canal, the courthouse and Cable's effect on audiences.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 81-82. #37
"Dramatic Causerie"
FT. WAYNE (Ind.) SUNDAY GAZETTE, 8 Feb 1885, p. 4.
Reporter recounts the following conversation with SLC when he was in Ft. Wayne on 5 Feb 1885: Mark Twain, who was here last week is an old actor. He told me in the Aveline house lobby that his first, last and dreadful appearance was at Mobile, twenty years go. The histrionic flame burned in his bosom and "came d_____d near burning me up," as Mr. Clemens somewhat profanely remarked. He took the part of George Harris in "Uncle Tom's Cabin." In my humble way I suggested to Twain that he ought not only to have been burned but quartered and his ashes strewn in the direction of the afflicted towns which "Uncle Tom" has periodically and peripatetically visited for years past. But Mr. Clemens is a great man now and a playwright. His only effort in this line is "The Gilden Age." John T. Raymond's Colonel Sellers in this drama won him his fame and founded his fortune.
Not in Budd's listings.
"The Re-Mark-Able Twain." By Luke Sharp.
DETROIT
FREE PRESS, 15 Feb 1885, p. 15.
B
ackstage remarks by SLC and Cable.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 82-85.
#38
"Mark Twain's Wicked Moments"
BROCKVILLE (Can.) EVENING RECORDER, 18 Feb 1885, p. 1.    
A reporter sets down some of SLC's dinner-table conversation; summarized in Taylor Roberts, " 'Wicked Moments': Mark Twain in Brockville, Ontario, 1885," BROCKVILLE MUSEUM MONITOR, 8 (Apr 1993), 1-2.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 86.
#39
"Movements of Clemens and Cable"
MONTREAL DAILY STAR, 20 Feb 1885, p. 3.    
Almost an interview; reporter stands nearby as SLC goes "toboganning" and chats.

"Grant's War Reminiscences"
HARTFORD DAILY COURANT, March 10, 1885, p. 1.
Clemens comments on the acquisition of the Grant memoir publishing contract.

Not in Budd's listings.

"A Model State Capital." By George Parsons Lathrop.
HARPER'S MONTHLY MAGAZINE, October 1885 (pp. 715-734)
Clemens provides comments on his Hartford mansion, p. 731-32.

Available from the Cornell Making of America website: http://cdl.library.cornell.edu/cgi-bin/moa/moa-cgi?notisid=ABK4014-0071-91
Not in Budd's listings.
Reprinted in AMERICAN LITERARY REALISM, Vol. 39, No. 3, Spring 2007.

Original title not available.
CINCINNATI ENQUIRER, February ?, 1886
Reprinted as "'Gath's' Chat with Mark Twain" in BISMARK (ND) DAILY TRIBUNE, 26 Feb 1886, p. 4.
SLC comments on Grant's book, Huckleberry Finn, John P. Jones, Grant's statue.
Not in Budd's listings.

"Table Talk"
BOSTON LITERARY WORLD, 15 May 1886, p. 172.
Not in Budd's listings.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 87. #40

"Mark Twain Abroad."
ST. PAUL AND MINNEAPOLIS
PIONEER PRESS, 30 Jun 1886, p. 7.
SLC comments on modern journalism.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 87-88. #41

"Mark Twain in St. Paul"
MINNEAPOLIS
TRIBUNE, 30 Jun 1886, p. 3.
Brief; Clemens family is on way to Keokuk; SLC notes his habit of working on several books intermittently.

"Amusing the Children / Thus Does Mark Twain Kill Time While In Chicago"
CHICAGO
TRIBUNE, 9 Jul 1886, p. 1.
Also in WASHINGTON POST, 13 July 1886, p.2
SLC discusses recent visit to Keokuk, scenery of upper Mississippi River, and neglect of area by travel writers and social commentators; praises steam boat travel.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 88-90. #42

"Twain in Court"
PHILADELPHIA DAILY NEWS, 3 Aug 1886.
SLC comments after attending a session of his lawsuit against John Wanamaker.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 90-91. #43

"A Day with Mark Twain / The Genial Humorist at His Summer Home." By Edwin J. Park.
CHICAGO
TRIBUNE, 19 Sep 1886, p. 12.
Details on Quarry Farm setting in Elmira, New York.

Also published in PITTSBURGH DISPATCH, 19 Sept. 1886.
Reprinted by Budd.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 91-94. #44
"The Insolence of Office"
NEW YORK
WORLD, 23 Mar 1888, p. 4.
Doorkeeper bars SLC's entrance to House of Representatives in the Capitol; he protests he was once a "mighty good" reporter; comments that he is working on a book he hopes to finish next summer.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 95.
#45
Untitled news item
NEW HAVEN EVENING REGISTER, 26 Mar 1888, p. 2.
Printing comments that occurred during SLC's visit to Washington, DC several days earlier.
SLC comments on the Democratic party and prejudices against former southern leaders, prompted by a comment against Gov. Fitzhugh Lee, Governor of Virginia.
Not in Budd's listings.

"Was Hawley a Figure-Head?"
NEW HAVEN EVENING REGISTER, 17 April 1888, p. 1.
SLC explains his $10,000 investment in the American Exchange in Europe and comments on the failure of the company.
Not in Budd's listings.

"Sheridan's Memoirs"
HARTFORD DAILY COURANT, May 30, 1888, p. 8
Direct quotes on Webster Company plans to publish General Sheridan's memoirs.

Not in Budd's listings.

"Mark Twain / . . . His Life as a Reporter -- Some Interesting Reminiscences of the Senate Press Gallery in the Old Days--How He Wrote His First Book--Doubles Who Have Got Him into Trouble"
NEW YORK
HERALD, 19 May 1889, p. 19.
Also as "Mark Twain Chatty: He Tells of His Former Life as a Reporter," ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, 19 May 1889, p. 20.
From Washington, D. C., SLC comments on the city and recalls his days living and working there.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN IN THE ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, 1874-1891, edited by Jim McWilliams, (Whitston Publishing Co, 1997) p. 234-239.
Also published in Harrisburg (PA) DAILY PATRIOT as "Mark Twain Smoked Out," 4 June 1889, p. 3 with credit for interview given to William A. Croffut.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 96-100. #46
"Literary Notes"
TOPEKA (Kansas) WEEKLY CAPITAL, 11 July 1889, p. 3.
Datelined NY, July 2. Reporter writes of visiting SLC at Hartford and seeing Harriet Beecher Stowe singing in the Clemens's observatory. SLC comments on Henry Ward Beecher.
This interview likely appeared in other newspapers. The interviewer may have been Edwark Bok.
Not in Budd's listings.

"Mark Twain and His Book / The Humorist on the Copyright Question / The Spread of Foreign Notions Not to His Liking--What His English Publisher Dared Not Print"
NEW YORK TIMES, 10 Dec 1889, p. 5.


"Mark Twain and His Book" By R[obert]. D[onald].
LONDON PALL MALL GAZETTE
, 23 Dec 1889, pp. 1-2, a much longer and different version of the NEW YORK TIMES printing. Possibly due to the reporter revising his notes and expanding the text of his interview for the London publication.
Reprinted by Budd.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 101-105.
#47

"Bok's Literary Leaves." By Edward W. Bok.
INDIANAPOLIS
NEWS, 23 Dec 1889, p.6.
Quotes SLC in one paragraph of a syndicated letter: "Let some of the other fellows have a chance now. I am through."

"'Mark Twain' at Home / An Interesting Visit to the Humorist's Workshop / . . .Talks of His Funny Books / How He Does His Work and Reminiscences of His Most Popular Books. . . Replying to the Accusations of Plagiarism"
NEW YORK
WORLD, 12 Jan 1890, p. 14.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 105-112. #48

"Mark Twain's Law Suit / Dramatization of the PRINCE AND THE PAUPER"
HARTFORD COURANT, 18 Jan 1890, p. 1.
SLC gives his side of dispute with Edward H. House.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 113-116. #49

"Rudyard Kipling on Mark Twain / How the English Story Teller Met and Interviewed the American Humorist / Suggestions for Novel Writing / Chat about Fiction, Conscience, the Proposed Copyright Bill and Honesty--Mark Twain Unbosoms Himself--His Opinion of Autobiographies." By Rudyard Kipling.
NEW YORK HERALD, 17 Aug 1890, p. 5.
Reprinted in Charles Neider, MARK TWAIN / LIFE AS I FIND IT (NY: Hanover House, 1961),
pp. 310-321.
Text basically the same as in Kipling's FROM SEA TO SEA (1899).

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 117-126. #50

"Mark Twain on Kipling"
NEW YORK WORLD, 24 Aug 1890, p. 18.
SLC discusses Kipling's visit and work, "Diary of Shem," and PRINCE AND PAUPER lawsuit.

Reprinted by Budd.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 126-130. #51

"Literary Leaves -- 'Mark Twain' to Live Abroad for Two Years...." By Edward W. Bok.
BOSTON JOURNAL SUPPLEMENT, 16 May 1891, p. 1.    
A syndicated column that also appeared elsewhere, such as in OAKLAND (Cal.) TIMES, 12 May and
WASHINGTON POST, 21 May 1891, p. 14.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 130. #52
Scharnhorst deletes a final paragraph of commentary by Bok.

"Mark Twain on Humor... T.B. Aldrich the Wittiest Man." By Raymond Blathwait [Blathwayt].
NEW YORK WORLD, 31 May 1891, p. 26; also reprinted in
Semi-Weekly edition of NEW YORK WORLD, 2 June 1891, p. 6.  
A long item with much talk about humor and also about reverence vs. irreverence.
In "Mark Twain on Humour" (London) PLANET, 22 Jun 1907, Blathwayt reminisced about this interview and restated SLC's ideas.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 130-136. #53

"Mark Twain in Berlin." By Max Horwitz.
BERLIN
NATIONAL-ZEITUNG, 15 Nov 1891, Sonntags - Beilage, No . 46.
SLC praises Berlin; doubts he will write a book about Germany; is relieved to find he is not subject to German taxes and grumbles about being taxed in England.


Untitled Berlin newspaper, story dated 24 Nov 1891.
Clipping in Brown Self Pasting Scrapbook (held at Mark Twain Project, Bancroft Library, Univ. of California), pp. 91-92,
SLC declines to be interviewed because he can publish his words himself if he wishes; reporter gathers some details about SLC's activities and opinions (e.g., his favorite poet is Heine).

"Mark Twain / A Conglomerate Interview." By Luke Sharp.
IDLER, 1 (Feb 1892), 79-92.
Pastiche of anecdotes, stories, remarks, with some SLC comments on interviewers.

"Colony of Mermaids / Mark Twain to Exhibit a Lot of Fish-tailed Girls"
CHICAGO INTER-OCEAN, 15 Apr 1893, p. 8.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 137-138. #54

"Mark Twain Gone Abroad"
ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC, 1 April 1894, p. 28.
Reprinted in "Mark Twain and the Reporter," BUFFALO EXPRESS, 1 Apr 1894, p. 9.
Reprinted in shorter version in "Mark Twain Interviewed," BOSTON GLOBE, 1 Apr 1894, p. 30.
Reprinted in ELMIRA (N.Y.) TELEGRAM, 8 Apr 1894, p. 3.
Reprinted in PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 1 April 1894, p. 17 (with copyright statement 1894 S. S. McClure, Ltd)
Text suggests this interview was an April Fool's joke.
Authenticity of the author is in doubt; may have been written by SLC himself.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 138-143. #55
"Mark Twain." By Gabriel Randon.
PARIS
FIGARO, 5 Apr 1894, p. 2.
Translated and reprinted in AMERICAN LITERARY REALISM 10 (Winter 1977), pp. 49-51.
SLC discusses his favorite authors.

Reprinted by Budd.

"Mark Twain In Town / Has Been Abroad to See His Wife, Who Was Ill In Paris"
NEW YORK
SUN, 15 Apr 1894, p. 5.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 143.
#56

"The Funny Man: An Attempt at an Interview with Mark Twain." By Edward Marshall.
GALVESTON DAILY NEWS, 17 June 1894, p. 14.
Not in Budd's updates.
A pastiche of older interviews plus some new perspectives from Marshall.
Reprinted in American Literary Realism, Vol. 40, No. 3, Spring 2008, pp. 273-277.

"Mark Twain Goes Abroad"
NEW YORK SUN, 16 Aug 1894, p. 3.
See also "Mark Twain and the Deckhand," NEW YORK TRIBUNE, 16 Aug, p. 2.
Similar although slightly different quotes in "Mayor Gilroy Sails for Europe," NEW YORK TIMES, p. 9.

SLC jokes about European doctors.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 144. #57

"Mark Twain in Paris"
NEW YORK SUN, 27 Jan 1895, III, p. 4.
SLC discusses French wit.
Reprinted in Louis J. Budd, "Mark Twain Talks Mostly about Humor and Humorists," STUDIES IN AMERICAN HUMOR, 1 (Apr 1974), 4-19.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 145-148.
#58
"American Liner Follows in Two Hours and a Half / Prominent Passengers on Board, Including Mark Twain and Andrew Carnegie"
CHICAGO DAILY INTER OCEAN, 28 Mar 1895, p. 4.
Datelined New York, March 27 - SLC comments on his ship racing across the Atlantic. "I did not know we are going to have a race until a moment ago," said Mark Twain, "but that knowledge will add interest to the trip for me. I am going back to Europe in order to bring my family back, and I think we will have a speedy trip."
Not in Budd's listings.

"Mark Twain Returns / While in Paris He Did Not Meet Paul Bourget"
CHICAGO DAILY INTER OCEAN, 19 May 1895, p. [1].
Datelined New York May 18 - SLC comments on Paul Bourget and authorship of his Joan of Arc.
Not in Budd's listings.

"Kick, Brother, Kick!"
NEW YORK SUN, 20 May 1895, p. 3
Long rambling interview with Twain doing most of the talking on how people should complain when they are wronged.
Slightly shorter version in:
"It Pays to Kick"
BOSTON DAILY GLOBE, 20 May 1895, p. 5
Not in Budd's listings.
BOSTON DAILY GLOBE version reprinted in AMERICAN LITERARY REALISM, Vol. 39, No. 3, Spring 2007.

"The Henry Murder: Mark Twain Theorizes on the Bloody Handprints Found"
ELMIRA (N.Y.) ADVERTISER, 24 Jun 1895, p.5.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN SOCIETY BULLETIN 18 (Jul 1995), 4-5.
Reprinted in the PHILADELPHIA TIMES and later the DALLAS MORNING NEWS on July 2, 1895.
SLC comments at length on possible use of finger/hand prints in current murder investigation in Brooklyn.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 148-150. #59

"Mark Twain's Sore Straits."
CHICAGO DAILY INTER OCEAN, 12 July 1895 p. {1].
Datelined New York, July 11 - Report of SLC appearing before Justice Patterson in NY Supreme Court regarding judgment secured by Thomas Russell & Sons, printers for $5,046.83. SLC declares he is penniless and unable to meet his obligations.
Also reported in a longer version titled "Picture of Mark Twain," COLUMBUS (Georgia) DAILY ENQUIRER, 14 July 1895, p. 4
Another similar version in "Mark Twain in Court," KANSAS CITY STAR, 15 July 1895, p. 4.
Not in Budd's listings.
"Mark Twain 'Roughing It' "
KANSAS CITY STAR, 15 July 1895, p. 6.
Reprinting from the St. Louis Globe Democrat - A report of SLC being examined on a subsequent day in regard to lawsuit of Thomas Russell & Sons.
Not in Budd's listings.

Unidentified title
Cleveland (OH) newspaper (CLEVELAND LEADER ?), 16 July 1895.
Reprinted in "Very Much Abroad: Mr. Clemens on Tour," MELBOURNE AUSTRALIAN STAR, 14 Sep 1895, p. 7.
Similar interview in "Mark Twain / His Scheme for the Regeneration of the Human Race / He Makes a Startling Confession / He Says That in His Plan of Regeneration He Has Passed through Two-Thirds of the Crimes of Which the Human Race Is Capable," CLEVELAND
PLAIN DEALER, 16 Jul 1895, p. 8. Combines interview and review of lecture. Portions of this interview which differ from those of the CLEVELAND LEADER (?) are reprinted in footnote form by Scharnhorst.
SLC explains why he had to leave Nevada for issuing challenge to a duel and why he was replaced on San Francisco CALL by "Smiggy McGlural."

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 151-154. #60

Unidentified title
DETROIT JOURNAL, 18 Jul 1895, p. 5.
Quoted, probably in full, in Lynn Denney, "Next Step Detroit. . ." MARK TWAIN JOURNAL, 31 (Spring 1993) 26-27.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 154. #61
"Mark Twain / Something Concerning the Great Humorist"
PETOSKY (Mich.) REPORTER, 21 Jul 1895, p. 4. See also "Mark Twain on Yachting," p. 8.
SLC discusses how he borrowed pen name, evades question of authorship of JOAN OF ARC, judges a local newspaper.
PETOSKY REPORTER, 31 Jul, p. 4, printed note from SLC repudiating last part of interview.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 155. #62

"Not 'Roughing It' Now / Mark Twain Reaches Minneapolis on His 'World Belting' Trip / He Tells of His Recent Life."
MINNEAPOLIS
JOURNAL, 23 Jul 1895, p. 6.
Quoted passages reproduced without credit in HELENA (Mont.) HERALD, 3 Aug 1895, p. 8.
SLC comments on his wife, daughters and W. D. Howells.
Reprinted in part by Fatout in MARK TWAIN SPEAKS FOR HIMSELF, pp. 148-150.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 155-57.
#63

"Twain / . . . While Being Interviewed He Talks Almost Constantly of His Family"
MINNEAPOLIS PENNY PRESS, 23 Jul 1895, p. 1.
SLC comments on Bill Nye and Kipling..

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 157-159. #64
"In Private Life"
MINNEAPOLIS
TIMES, 24 Jul 1895, p. 2.
No direct quotations; SLC praises Kipling, Bill Nye, and James Whitcomb Riley and names HUCKLEBERRY FINN as his favorite among own books.


"Talk with Mark Twain"
ST. PAUL
DISPATCH, 24 Jul 1895, p. 3.
SLC outlines his travel itinerary.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 159-160. #65

"Mark Twain in Winnipeg." By W. E. Sterner (?)
WINNIPEG (Can,) TRIBUNE, 27 Jul 1895, p. 5.
A clipping in Cyril Clemens' scrapbooks (now held by the Mark Twain Memorial, Hartford, Ct.) identifies the author as probably W.E.Sterner. Someone dated the clipping as "Toronto / Nov. 15, 1930."

SLC comments on lecturing, the Mississippi and fools of the world."
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 160-161. #66

"A Chat with Clemens / 'Mark Twain' Talks . . . about Himself, His Books and His Aggravating Carbuncle"
WINNIPEG (Can.) EVENING FREE PRESS, 27 Jul 1895, p. 1.
SLC comments on controversy with Max O'Rell.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 161-162. #67
"An Interview"
WINNIPEG (Can.) NOR'WESTER, 27 Jul 1895, p. 1.
SLC reminisces about Artemus Ward; recalls some tributes in Germany; reporter confuses Hartford with Harvard.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 163-164. #68
"Mark Twain Talks"
GRAND FORKS
(N.D.) HERALD, 30 Jul 1895, p. 4.
SLC comments on local fields of grain.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 164-165. #69
"Mark Twain / The Great Humorist Has Arrived in Spokane"
SPOKANE
(Wash.) CHRONICLE, 7 Aug 1895, p, 1.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 165-166. #70
"Mark Twain Arrives in Spokane"
SPOKANE (Wash) SPOKESMAN-REVIEW, 7 Aug 1895, p. 1.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 166-167. #71

"He Lost His Trunk Keys / Mark Twain Is Seriously Embarrassed for Clean Clothes"
TACOMA (Wash.) UNION, 9 Aug 1895, p. 4.
Paraphrase of remarks about scenery.

"Mark Twain Interviewed." By Marie Joussaye.
TORONTO GLOBE, 10 Aug 1895, p. 11.
For background see Taylor Roberts, "Mark Twain and Sunday Streetcars: An Interview in Winnipeg,"
MARK TWAIN JOURNAL, 28 (Fall 1990),15-20.
Not major but shows SLC in an informal mood.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 168-171. #72
"Mark Twain Talks / The Famous Story-Teller Discusses Characters / Says That No Author Creates, but Merely Copies--How to Write a Guide Book." By Lute Pease.
PORTLAND
OREGONIAN, 11 Aug 1895, p. 10.
SLC comments on how he chose the names Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn.
(SLC praised this interview, which was attributed to Lute Pease in a note by SLC and in the OREGONIAN, 8 Feb 1925, III, p. 7.)

Reprinted by Budd.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 172-175. #73

"Mark Twain and Major Pond / They Talk about Each Other and Discuss Everything save Humorists"
TACOMA
(Wash.) UNION, 11 Aug 1895, p. 6.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 175-178. #74

"The Same Old Twain"
SEATTLE
POST-INTELLIGENCER, 11 Aug 1895, p. 7.
SLC discusses tricks played by visual perspective; how he chose his pen name and details on first publication of Jumping Frog story.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 178-181. #75
"Twain Brands a Fake / But It Does Not Irritate Him--Talk of Cable and Lecturing." By Lute Pease.
SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER, 14 Aug 1895, p. 8.
SLC repudiates a faked new interview about mortuary poetry (as in ST. PAUL AND MINNEAPOLIS PIONEER PRESS, 24 Jul 1895); denies that tour with G. W. Cable ended in a quarrel.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 182-184. #76
"Mark Twain to Pay All / On His Way around the World Now to Raise the Money / He Will Satisfy the Claims of His Creditors to the Very Last Cent / Will Take Four Years to Do It / After That at the Age of Sixty-Four, He Will Start Once More in Life"
SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER, 17 Aug 1895, p. 2.
A dictated statement.
A similar version ran in THE NEW YORK TIMES and NEW YORK TRIBUNE of 17 Aug and in other newspapers.
Greg W. Zacharias in "Henry Rogers, Public Relations, and the Recovery of Mark Twain's Character," MARK TWAIN JOURNAL, 31 Spring 1993), 5-8, contends that for a national audience SLC revised his statement to stress an "imperious moral necessity," the phrase did appear in the original version in San Francisco Examiner, 17 Aug 1895, p. 2
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 185-186. #77

"Mark Twain Unsuited"
NEW WHATCOM (Wash.) BLADE, 17 Aug 1895, p. ?.
SLC complains of poor visibility in area because of smoke.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 186-187. #78
"Mark Twain Talks / About Lecturing and Lectures--Pleasant Half Hour In the Company of the Great Humorist"
VANCOUVER (B.C.) DAILY NEWS-ADVERTISER, 20 Aug 1895, p. 5.
SLC comments on psychology of audiences: Henry M. Stanley attending one of his lectures; and complains about hotel keepers who are stingy about lighting.

Reprinted by Budd.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 187-189. #79

"The Great Humorist / Arrival of Samuel L. Clemens for His Lecture Tonight"
VICTORIA (B.C.) TIMES, 21 Aug 1895, p. 8.
Brief paraphrase of opinions.


VICTORIA (B.C.) DAILY COLONIST, 21 Aug 1895, p. 8.
Summary in Philip V. Allingham, "Mark Twain in Victoria, British Columbia: August 1895," MARK TWAIN JOURNAL , 26 (Fall 1988), 31.

"Twain's Programme"
SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER, 24 August 1895, p. 6.
Extended statement given to Samuel Moffett.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 190-192. #80

"Twain Very Ill"
NEW YORK WORLD, 4 Sept 1895, p. 8
Datelined Vancouver, B.C., Aug. 28. Similar in content to the 20 Aug 1895 interview in VANCOUVER (B.C.) DAILY NEWS-ADVERTISER.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 192-196. #81

"Arrival of Mark Twain / An Innocent Abroad"
SYDNEY (Aus.) MORNING HERALD, 16 Sep 1895, p. 4.
Reprinted in "Mark Twain at Sydney / Amusing Interview." MELBOURNE (Aus.) ARGUS, 16 Sep 1895, p. 5. 
SLC mentions his literary quarrel with Max O'Rell.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 197-198. #82

"The Humorist's Arrival / 'Our Harbor' / About Globe Trotters." By Herbert Low.
SYDNEY (Aus.) EVENING NEWS, 16 Sep 1895, p. 4.
Excerpts reprinted in:
SYDNEY AUSTRALIAN STAR circa 21 Sep 1894
"The Max O'Rell Duel," MELBOURNE (Aus.) HERALD, 23 Sep 1895
SLC at breakfast, still aboard ship, discusses the Max O'Rell fracas.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 198-201. #83

"Mark Twain in Sydney / A Further Interview." By Herbert Low (?)
MELBOURNE
(Aus.) ARGUS, 17 Sep 1895, p. 5.
SLC comments on his laziness, Ulysses Grant, Bret Harte, Kipling, and Hawthorne.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 201-203. #84

"Visit of Mark Twain / Wit and Humor." By Herbert Low (?)
SYDNEY (Aus.) HERALD, 17 Sep 1895, pp. 5-6.
Long discussion on wit and humor; opinions of W. S. Gilbert, Dickens, Pope, Ulysses Grant, Kipling, Harte; need for a "third party" in politics.
Reprinted in Budd, "Mark Twain Talks Mostly about Humor and Humorists." STUDIES IN AMERICAN HUMOR, 1 (Apr 1974), 4-19.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 204-207.
#85
"A Ramble with Mark Twain / His Views on Men and Things." By Herbert Low (?)
SYDNEY (Aus.)TELEGRAPH, 17 Sep 1895, p. 5.
SLC discusses Henry George's ideas on ownership of land; tells of plagiarizing from Oliver Wendell Holmes; comments on Scott and his style; describes himself as humorous rather than witty.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 208-213. #86

"Mark Twain Interviewed"
BRISBANE (Aus.) TELEGRAPH, 17 Sep 1895
Reprinted in AMERICAN LITERARY REALISM, Vol. 15, No. 2, Winter 2013, p. 166-68. #86a
SLC comments on Bret Harte; states his purpose of coming to Australia was to chase the "oof bird."

"Mark Twain / A Talk About His Books / Those of Other Writers / His War Experience." By Louis Becke (?)
SYDNEY (Aus.) EVENING NEWS, supplement, 21 Sep 1895, p. 3.
SLC discusses The Gilded Age, T. N. Page, G. W. Harris, Artemus Ward, and G. W. Cable.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 213-215.
#87

"A Chat with Mark Twain / Impressions of Public Men / Australian and American Audiences / Criticism of Bret Harte--What He Thinks of Interviewing--Lecturing v Authorship--His Favorite Work"
SYDNEY (Aus.) SUNDAY TIMES, 22 Sep 1895, p. 4.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 216-219. #88
"Mark Twain on Prohibition"
NEW SOUTH WALES
(Aus.) LICENSING GUARDIAN, between later Sep and early Nov 1895.
Portion reprinted in MARK TWAIN'S NOTEBOOK, ed. Albert Bigelow Paine (NY: Harper, 1935), pp. 257-259
SLC attacks prohibition, temperance, and local option laws on alcohol.

Reprinted by Budd.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 219-222. #89

"Mark Twain." By "Asmodeus"
SYDNEY (Aus.) SUNDAY TRUTH, 22 Sep 1895, p. 1.    
Possible fabrication.
Shillingsburg, At Home Abroad, decides that this text "could easily have been patched up" from TELEGRAPH and HERALD items of Sep 17.

"Our American Cousin"
SYDNEY (Aus.) SUNDAY TRUTH, 22 Sep 1895, p. 5.
According to Louis Budd, "problematic authenticity"; SLC complains of having been hounded by reporters.


"Mark Twain / In the Sydney Express / . . . Mrs. Clemens Talks of Australia / Her Husband Will Write of It." By "Aubrey." (Herbert Low?)
MELBOURNE
(Aus.) EVENING NEWS, 26 Sep 1895, p. 2.
"Aubrey" added a few more details in MELBOURNE
(Aus.) EVENING NEWS, 27 Sep, p. 2.    
SLC praises the landscape and native writer Marcus Clarke; briefly comments on Dickens and on PRINCE AND PAUPER.
Shillingsburg, AT HOME ABROAD, decides that the author "may have been"  Herbert Low.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 223-226. #90

"The Tramp in Melbourne / A Morning with Mark Twain / Jokes and Jottings"
MELBOURNE (Aus.) HERALD, 26 Sep 1895, p. 1.
continued in:
"The Tramp in Melbourne / A Morning with Mark Twain / Jokes and Jottings / About Things in General."
MELBOURNE
(Aus.) HERALD, 27 Sep 1895, p. 4.
SLC chats about Australia landscape and climate, praises Marcus Clarke, Tauchnizt, Louis Becke.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 226-231. #91

"Mark Twain / Arrival in Melbourne"
MELBOURNE (Aus.) AGE, 27 Sep 1895, p. 6.    
SLC praises both progress and preserving some relics; suggests that purely humorous books do not last; describes his writing habits; decries hasty judgments by travelers.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 232-234. #92

"Mark Twain Put to the Question"
ADELAIDE
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN REGISTER, 14 Oct 1895, p. 6.
Reprinted in Fatout's MARK TWAIN SPEAKS FOR HIMSELF, pp. 151-54.
Reprinted by Budd.
SLC discusses interviews, Kipling, false notions about Americans and Southern violence, racial minorities of Negroes and Chinese, and Jumping Frog story.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 235-238. #93

"Mark Twain /Arrival in Adelaide"
ADELAIDE (Aus.) ADVERTISER, 14 Oct 1895, p. 7.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 239-240 for his interview #93.


"Interview with Mark Twain"
BALLARAT (Aus.) COURIER, 21 Oct 1895 p. 4.    
SLC comments on Australian wallpaper and New York's statute of Garibaldi.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 240-241. #94

"Mark Twain / Arrival in Hobart"
HOBART (Aus.) TASMANIAN NEWS, 2 Nov 1895, p. 2.
Appears to be a composite of earlier interviews, especially that in SYDNEY HERALD, 17 Sep 1895.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 241-243. #95
"Mark Twain in Hobart / Some Impressions and an Interview"
HOBART (Aus.) MERCURY, 4 Nov 1895, p. 4.
Reprinted in HOBART
TASMANIAN MAIL, 9 Nov, p. 35.
SLC comments on false impressions given by maps.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 243-246. #96
"A Chat with Mark Twain." By Malcolm Ross.
DUNEDIN (N.Z.) OTAGO TIMES, 6 Nov 1895, p. 4;
Reprinted in DUNEDIN OTAGO WITNESS, 14 Nov, p. 37.
Most of the conversation paraphrased. Discusses New York newspapers; Paige typesetter.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 246-249. #97
"Mark Twain / A Talk with the Famous Humorist"
CHRISTCHURCH (N. Z. ) LYTTELTON TIMES, 13 Nov 1895, pp. 5-6;
Reprinted in CHRISTCHURCH CANTERBURY TIMES, 21 Nov, pp. 24-25.
Much paraphrasing. SLC comments on Knights of Labor, habit of laying manuscripts aside, and lecture audiences.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 249-251. #98

"Mark Twain at Home / A Chat with Mr. Clemens"
CHRISTCHURCH (N.Z.) PRESS, 13 Nov 1895, p. 5.
SLC praises the scenery of New Zealand; compares American and "colonial" audiences; comments on New Zealand journalism.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 252-255. #99

No title available.
NELSON
(N.Z.) EVENING MAIL, 18 Nov 1895.
Shillingsburg,  AT HOME ABROAD, p. 152, provides some quotes from this article.
According to Budd, this was more likely a news story than interview.

Mark Twain / Arrival in Auckland"
AUCKLAND
NEW ZEALAND HERALD, 21 Nov 1895, p. 5.
Discussion of American versus British humor and of Americanisms in speech.
Reprinted in Budd, "Mark Twain Talks Mostly about Humor and Humorists." STUDIES IN  AMERICAN HUMOR, 1 (Apr 1974), 4-19.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 255-257. #100

No title available
NEW PLYMOUTH (N.Z. ) BUDGET AND TARANAKI WEEKLY HERALD, 30 Nov 1895, p. 9.
Quotes NELSON
(N.Z.) EVENING MAIL, 18 Nov 1895 on SLC's opinion of the French Pass for ships.

"Mark Twain"
WELLINGTON (N.Z.) EVENING POST, 10 Dec 1895, p. 3.
No direct quotes.


"A Chat with Mark Twain." By R.A. L.
WELLINGTON
NEW ZEALAND MAIL, 12 Dec 1895, p. 51.
SLC reminisces about Civil War, publication of Jumping Frog story, the Holy Land trip, PRINCE AND PAUPER, and writing his own obituary.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 258-263. #101

"Mark Twain / His Tour through New Zealand"
SYDNEY (Aus.) TELEGRAPH, 20 Dec 1895, p. 6.
SLC refuses to give impression of New Zealand because he hurried through it.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 263-264. #102

"The United States and England / Mark Twain Interviewed in Melbourne"
(Melbourne, Aus) HERALD, 26 Dec 1895
Reprinted in AMERICAN LITERARY REALISM, Vol. 45, No. 2, Winter 2013, pp. 168-171. #102a
SLC comments on the Monroe Doctrine.

"With Mark Twain"
SYDNEY (Aus.) BULLETIN, 4 Jan 1896, p. 8.
SLC discusses his books, his reading, writing habits, dreams, and ghosts.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 264-267. #103

"Mark Twain in Colombo / Arrival by the OCEANA / The Plans for His Tour"
(Colombo) OVERLAND TIMES OF CEYLON, 14 Jan 1896, p. 56.
SLC comments on itinerary, native boats and dress.

Additional quote from "Mark Twain in Colombo," CEYLON OBSERVER, 14 Jan 1896, p. 3 reprinted in footnote Scharnhorst's footnote 4.
Also in
OVERLAND CEYLON OBSERVER, 14 Jan 1896, p. 44.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 268-270. #104

"'Mark Twain' in Ceylon / He Will Return to Lecture"
CEYLON
INDEPENDENT, 15 Jan 1896, Sup.
Summary of an extended, casual talk with SLC, who compares public buildings in Ceylon and the United States.

"Mark Twain on His Methods of Work"
BOMBAY (India) GAZETTE, 23 Jan 1896, p. 5.

Fatout's MARK TWAIN SPEAKS FOR HIMSELF pp. 154-56, reprints some of this text.
Reprinted by Budd.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 270-273. #105
"Interview with Mark Twain"
(Bombay) TIMES OF INDIA, 23 Jan 1896, p. 5; and TIMES OF INDIA / OVERLAND WEEKLY EDITION, 25 Jan, p. 4;
Reprinted in CALCUTTA HINDOO PATRIOT, 31 Jan, p. 3
Preprinted in JOHANNESBURG TIMES, 11 May 1896, p. 4.
SLC sums up his journalistic career from Virginia City to INNOCENTS ABROAD; discusses Kipling, his own working habits, and interviewing.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 273-277. #106
"Mark Twain on the Relations between England and America / Americans Not Unfriendly"
BOMBAY (India) GAZETTE, 24 Jan 1896, p. 5.
Reprinted by Budd.
SLC comments on France; praises English-speaking peoples; discusses Monroe Doctrine; denounces idea of war over Venezuela; insists that majority of Americans do not share the anti-British feelings of their newspapers; defends British copyright law.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 277-280. #107


[Under] "Sporting Notes &C"
CALCUTTA
(India) ASIAN, 7 Feb 1896, p. 398.
SLC praises Indian scenery, relates anecdotes about his blunder at dinner party and clerk who failed to recognize his pen name.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 281-283. #108
"Mark Twain Interviewed / First Impressions of India"
CALCUTTA
(India) ENGLISHMAN, 8 Feb 1896, p. 5;
Reprinted in CALCUTTA HINDOO PATRIOT, 10 Feb, p. 3, and WEEKLY ENGLISHMAN, 12 Feb, pp. 11-12.
SLC comments on his visit to a holy recluse; caste system; American and Canadian Indians, and negroes in the United States.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 283-288. #109
"Mark Twain In Calcutta"
CALCUTTA (India) STATESMAN, 8 Feb 1896, p. 3.
Reprinted CALCUTTA FRIEND OF INDIA STATESMAN, 12 Feb, p. 18.
SLC gives impressions of Indian scenery and railways.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 288-290. #110
"Mark Twain In Calcutta"
CALCUTTA
INDIAN DAILY NEWS, 26 Mar 1896, p. ?.
Reprinted in MADRAS MAIL, 31 March 1896, p. 7.
Reprinted in INDIAN DAILY NEWS / OVERLAND SUMMARY, 1 Apr, p. 4.
No direct quotes. SLC comments on value of the copyright on his books.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 290-291. #111
"Mark Twain In Madras / An Interview In the Harbour--His Opinion on Mr. Skrine's Book AN INDIAN JOURNALIST"
MADRAS STANDARD, 1 Apr 1896, p. ?
Reprinted in CALCUTTA (India) REIS AND RAYYET, 11 Apr, pp. 176-177.
Reprinted by Budd.
Detailed comments on publishing contracts, poverty In India, and England and the United States as sources of inventions.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 291-295. #112

"Mark Twain In Durban / A Bedside Chat with the Humorist"
DURBAN (South Africa) NATAL MERCURY, 8 May 1896, p. 3.
Reprinted in NATAL MERCURY WEEKLY EDITION, 8 May, p. 5989.
Reprinted in PIETERMARITZBURG
NATAL WITNESS, 9 May 1896, p. 6.
Reprinted in PRETORIA PRESS, 15 May, p. 3.
Reprinted by Budd.
Much on Venezuela crisis, copyright, current fiction, and Portugal as imperial power.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 296-300. #113

"A Chat with Mark Twain / English and Americans / Some Authors He Knows /The Sense of Humour"
JOHANNESBURG (South Africa) STAR, 18 May 1896, p. 4.
Reprinted by Budd.
SLC on Anglo-American relations; U.S. President McKinley; HUCKLEBERRY FINN; W. D. Howells, and Edward Bellamy.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 300-303. #114

"Mark Twain / Mr. Clemens on the Rand / The Humorist at Home"
JOHANNESBURG (South Africa) STANDARD AND DIGGERS' NEWS, 18 May 1896, p. 4.
See Douglas Story, "A Mark Twain Yarn / How He Tackled a New York Irishman," LONDON TRIBUNE, 19 Jun 1907, p. 9, for reminiscence about this item.
Described by Budd as "table talk rather than interview; most space given to how SLC got past A. Daly's doorkeeper; he jokingly mentions criticism of Standard Oil, praises sunsets in Florence, Italy, and comments on locust plague."

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 303-306. #115

"Mark Twain on the Rand / He Gives a Few Opinions / A Chat with the Humourist"
JOHANNESBURG (South Africa) TIMES, 18 May 1896, p. 5.
SLC comments on Cecil Rhodes; discusses Olive Schreiner's STORY OF AN AFRICAN FARM.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 307-308. #116

"A Chat at the Hotel"
PRETORIA
(South Africa) PRESS, 25 May 1896, p. 3.
Reprinted in PRETORIA WEEKLY PRESS, 30 May, p. 10.
Few quotations; summary of SLC's impressions of Jameson Raiders and Johannesburg.


"Mark Twain at Queenstown"
KIMBERLEY (South Africa) DIAMOND FIELDS ADVERTISER, 10 Jun 1896, p. 6.
Reprinted in DIAMOND FIELDS ADVERTISER WEEKLY MAIL SUMMARY, 13 Jun, p. 4.
Brief, but SLC comments on problems of having reputation as humorous writer.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 309. #117

"Mark Twain in Port Elizabeth: An Interview"
PORT ELIZABETH
(South Africa) EASTERN PROVINCE HERALD AND PORT ELIZABETH COMMERCIAL NEWS, 19 Jun 1896, p. 3.
SLC comments on Jameson Raiders'; imprisonment with negroes; railway travel; and Venezuela crisis, with stress on Anglo-American rapprochement.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 309-312. #118
[Under] "Midland and Local Gleanings"
CRADOCK (South Africa) MIDLAND NEWS AND KARROO FARMER, 30 Jun 1896, p. 4.
Reporter had a "long and enjoyable" chat with SLC, who "evinced great interest" in local history and race relations.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 313. #119
"Mark Twain on Tour / Arrival in Cape Town / Observations and Comparisons"
CAPE TOWN
(South Africa) CAPE TIMES, 7 Jul 1896, p. 7.
Reprinted in CAPE TIMES WEEKLY EDITION, 8 Jul, p. 3.
SLC compares the South African situation to the American Revolution; discusses diamond mines.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 313-316. #120

"Twain Likes the Vaal"
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 1, 1896, p. 3
From Southampton, SLC comments on the Transvaal, the Jameson raid, and the Boers.
Not in Budd's listings.

Reprinted in AMERICAN LITERARY REALISM, Vol. 39, No. 3, Spring 2007.

"Mark Twain Amused / Humorist Says He Even Heard on Good Authority That He Was Dead / Cousin, Not He, Sick / New Book Just Finished, and It Will be Called ANOTHER INNOCENT ABROAD." By Frank Marshall White.
NEW YORK
JOURNAL, 2 Jun 1897, p. 1.
Reprinted by Budd.
One long quotation which includes the famous "The report of my death is an exaggeration."
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 317-318. #121

"Mark Twain Smiling through His Tears, but in Sore Straits / Celebrated American Humorist Tells of His Affairs, and the HERALD Starts Subscription for Him"
NEW YORK
HERALD, 13 Jun 1897, IV, p. 1.
Shortened version is reprinted in Merle Johnson, BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE WORKS OF MARK TWAIN, rev. ed. (NY: Harper, 1935), pp. 146-150.
Reprinted in Neider, LIFE AS I FIND IT, pp. 322-324.
SLC discusses his forthcoming travel book, discusses impulses to kill and venting rage in letters..
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 318-320. #122

"A Recent Interview with Mark Twain"
SPRINGFIELD (Mass.) SUNDAY REPUBLICAN, 25 Jul 1897, p. 12.
Two long paragraphs reprinted as the "account" of a London correspondent of a New York newspaper, differs in details from NEW YORK HERALD.

"Character Sketch / Mark Twain." By William T. Stead.
REVIEW OF REVIEWS (London), 16 (Aug 1897), 123-133.
Much of this article is from notes that Stead made during ocean crossing with SLC in 1894; SLC comments on humor, Mississippi River water, his letters to his wife, and Paige typesetter in great detail.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 320-329. #123
"Ein Besuch bei Mark Twain"
VIENNA (Austria) NEUE FREIE PRESSE, 1 Oct 1897, Abendblatt, p. 1.
Reprinted by Budd.
This interview or a highly similar one was excerpted in (St. Petersburg) VIESTNIK INOSTRANNOI LITERATURY, No. 11 (Nov 1897), 316-317.
Max Lederer, "Mark Twain in Vienna," MARK TWAIN QUARTERLY, 7 (Summer-Fall 1945), 1-12, quotes scraps from other interviews in Vienna newspapers in 1897-1899.
SLC declares he will be slow to make judgments about Austria and discusses naming his latest travel book.


"Eine Viertelstunde bei Mark Twain." By Sigmund Schlesinger.
VIENNA (Austria) NEUES WIENER TAGBLATT, 2 Oct 1897


NOTE: Carl Dolmetsch, OUR FAMOUS GUEST: MARK TWAIN IN VIENNA (Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press, 1992), pp. 34-35, states many interviews appeared in Vienna newspapers, (especially Jewish-owned papers).
A combination of two Vienna interviews was pieced together and reprinted in:
Title unavailable. By P. Z_____ich.
ODESSKI (Russia) NOVOSTI (ODESSA NEWS), 8 Oct 1897.
Translated and reprinted in "Ten Minutes with Mark Twain: An Interview," By M. Thomas Inge. AMERICAN LITERARY REALISM, Autumn 1982 p. 258-264.


"Mark Twain in Vienna"
NEW YORK
WORLD, 13 Dec 1897, p. 6.
Quotes a comment by SLC on the uproar in Reichsrath.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 329-331. #124

"Mark Twain"
BLACK AND WHITE, 29 January 1898, p. 145.
Quotes comments on Cecil Rhodes, differences between English and American audiences. Reporter signs initials T.W.B.W.

"Mark Twain Proud and Happy / That's the Way It Feels, He Says, to Be Out of Debt--Longing for Home"
NEW YORK
WORLD, 13 Mar 1898, p. 7.
SLC insists he is not a "bad businessman."
Reprinted in HARTFORD DAILY COURANT, 14, March 1898, p. 8.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 331-332. #125

"Mark Twainnel Galantatol Budapestig / With Mark Twain from Galantha to Budapest."
BUDAPEST PESTI NAPLO, 24 Mar 1899, p. 4-5.
SLC spoke in German about the language, the origin of his pen-name, his working routine, his knowledge of Hungary, and American economics.

Translated and reprinted by Anna B. Katona, "An Interview with Mark Twain, HUNGARIAN STUDIES REVIEW, 9 (Spring 1982), 73-81.

"S. L. Clemens in Budapest."
MAGYAR HIRLAP, 24 Mar 1899.
SLC comments on his bankruptcy, interviewers, and the German language.


"My Encounter with Mark Twain." By "Agbik"
MAGYAR HIRLAP, 24 Mar 1899.
A spurious interview in which a reporter engages in a duel of wits with SLC but loses.


"Mark Twain's Bequest"
LONDON
TIMES, 23 May 1899, p. 4.
Reprinted by Budd.
Datelined Vienna. SLC discusses his work on book of portraits of persons he has known that is not be published for a hundred years.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 332-334. #126

Title not available
VIENNA (Austria) FREMDEN-BLATT, 26 May 1899.
Comments about SLC's audience with Emperor Franz Josef.
Mentioned by Dolmetsch, OUR FAMOUS GUEST, pp. 306-10.

Title not available
VIENNA (Austria) NEUES WIENER TAGBLATT, 26 May 1899.
Comments about SLC's audience with Emperor Franz Josef.
Mentioned by Dolmetsch, OUR FAMOUS GUEST, pp. 306-10.

Title not available
VIENNA (Austria) NEUES WIENER TAGBLATT, 27 May 1899.
Comments about SLC's audience with Emperor Franz Josef.
Mentioned by Dolmetsch, OUR FAMOUS GUEST, pp. 306-10.
.

"Mark Twain Saw the Emperor"
NEW YORK SUN, 26 May 1899, p. 1, cites NEUES WIENER TAGBLATT as its source.


"Emperor Sees 'Mark Twain'"
NEW YORK HERALD, 26 May 1899, p. 9.

"Twain to Franz Josef 'Gesprochen'"
NEW YORK JOURNAL AND ADVERTISER, 28 May 1899, p. 30.


"Mark Twain in London / He Talks of His Visit and His Doomsday Book / Vienna and the Emperor"
LONDON
CHRONICLE, 3 Jun 1899, p. 3;
Reprinted in NEW YORK
TRIBUNE, 10 Jun, p. 8.
SLC discusses the forthcoming edition deluxe of his writings.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 334-338. #127
"Mark Twain Tells How He and Adam Get Ideas"
NEW YORK JOURNAL AND ADVERTISER, 4 Jun 1899, p. 42.
Though copyrighted, text is highly derivative of latter part of text in LONDON CHRONICLE.


"Mark Twain's Farewell to Vienna." By Dr. Johannes Horowitz.
THE NEW YORK TIMES, 11 Jun 1899, p. 19.
Datelined Vienna 30 May 1899.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 339-340. #128

"Ett Besok hos Mark Twain." By Hugo Valentin.
STOCKHOLM (Sweden) AFTON BLADET, 13 Jul 1899, p. 3.
For witness's account see Hasse Z[etterstrom], "Mark Twain," pp. 71-80, in 25 AR MED SVENSKA FOLKET / EN SKAMTTIDNINGS MEMOARER (Stockholm: Albert Bonniers, 1931) .
SLC chats about D. Kellgren; Nordic winter; Thomas Cook & Sons losing his baggage; annoying flies; and Anglo-American friendship as the bulwark against Russian expansion.

Translated by Carl L. Anderson and reprinted in "Mark Twain in Sweden: An Interview and a Commentary," AMERICAN LITERARY REALISM, Spring 1978, p. 80-91.

"Mark Twain Talks / . . . That Book for Year 1999." By Curtis Brown.
BUFFALO (New York) EXPRESS, 30 Jul 1899, p. 1;
Reprinted in ELMIRA (New York) GAZETTE AND FREE PRESS, 2 Aug 1899.
Also reprinted in SPRINGFIELD (Mass.) SUNDAY REPUBLICAN, 30 Jul, p. 12, and in NEW YORK PRESS, 30 Jul.
Dateline London July 20. SLC talks about his book to be with held from publication in his lifetime; writing biography and autobiography; Canon Wilberforce's hat.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 340-345. #129

"Mark Twain Says He's Discouraged / Every Sort of Crank except Himself Has a Presidential Following"
NEW YORK WORLD, 17 Jun 1900, E, p. 1.
Reprinted in Neider, LIFE AS I FIND IT, p. 325.
Datelined London. SLC jokes about running for president of U. S. and
his plans to return to the U.S.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 345. #130

"Mark Twain Returns after Nine Years"
NEW YORK
HERALD, 4 Oct 1900, p. 3.
Datelined London. SLC jokes about "private hotel lumbago"; discusses Anglo-American unity.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 345-346. #131
"Mark Twain Goes Home. / Returns to America After a Nine Years' Absence."
LONDON DAILY MAIL, 6 Oct. 1900, p. 3.
SLC reminisces about his time in England and comments on English accents.
Not in Budd's listing.

"Twain on the Sea, Glad to Start Home / . . . Imperialism Stumps Him"
NEW YORK
WORLD, 7 Oct 1900, E, p. 1.
A longer version of this interview appeared in NEW YORK WORLD on 14 Oct 1900.


"Mark Twain Coming / More Contented and Happier in Hartford - No Literary Plans"
HARTFORD DAILY COURANT
, October 8, 1900, p. 7.
Identified as a London Special to the NEW YORK WORLD from 6 Oct 1900. Quotes are different from articles appearing in the NEW YORK WORLD of 7 Oct and 14 Oct. 1900.


"Mark Twain, the Greatest American Humorist, Returning Home / We've No Business In China / Nor Can He Understand on Just What Principles We Are Proceeding in the Philippines"
NEW YORK WORLD, 14 Oct 1900, p. 3.
Reprinted in Neider, LIFE AS I FIND IT, pp. 326-332.
Datelined London, 6 Oct 1900. SLC also comments on Holy Land trip and working for San Francisco CALL; imperialism in China and the Philippines. Within a day or two, selective reprintings appeared in numerous newspapers.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 346-351. #132

"Mark Twain Home, an Anti-Imperialist / Views of the Author Changed during His Long Travels in Foreign Lands, but He Will Not Support Bryan / Notes of the Author's Trip around the Globe"
NEW YORK HERALD, 16 Oct 1900, p. 4.
Reprinted in Neider, LIFE AS I FIND IT, pp. 333-339.
SLC comments on his reputation for truth, world and domestic politics, experiences during world tour, and plans for writing.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 352-357. #133

"Mark Twain Home / Arrives on the MINNEHAHA with Wife and Daughters."
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, 16 Oct 1900, pp. 1-2.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 357-364 for his interview #133
.

"Mark Twain Talks / Says His Chief Desire Is Not to Be Told to Move On"
NEW YORK
MAIL AND EXPRESS, 16 Oct 1900, p. 3.
SLC says most about being a mugwump.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 357-364 for his interview #133.

"Mark Twain Home Again, Hale and Happy at 65 / After Nine Years Abroad, He Declares That He Will Break Both Legs, So That He Cannot Leave America Again--To Winter in New York"
NEW YORK WORLD, 16 Oct 1900, p. 1.
Less political than other interviews.

Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 357-364 for his interview #133.

"Mark Twain Wants to Be President / . . . Says As He Cannot Vote He Will Become a Candidate for Chief Executive"
NEW YORK PRESS, 16 Oct 1900, p. 3.
Reprinted by Budd.

Stress on SLC's political opinions.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 357-364 for his interview #133.

"Mark Twain Home Again / . . . Talks Freely of His Travels, His Experiences, and His Triumphs--In the Best of Health"
NEW YORK TIMES, 16 Oct 1900, p. 3.
SLC has much to say on politics and gives details of his visit to the Jameson Raiders.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 357-364 for his interview #133.

"Mark Twain Home Again / . . . He Went Away with a Load of Debt Which He Voluntarily Assumed, and Has Paid It All Off--He Will Not Lecture Again, He Says, Unless He Is Compelled To"
NEW YORK SUN, 16 Oct 1900, p. 2.
SLC announces his anti-imperialism, discusses paying off creditors.

Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 357-364 for his interview #133.

"Mark Twain In America Again / Humorist Home after His Nine Years of Wandering In Distant Lands / Talks of the Future / Although an Anti-Imperialist He Says He Prefers McKinley to W. J. Bryan / Important Work Ahead"
CHICAGO TRIBUNE, 16 Oct 1900, p. 5.

Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 357-364 for his interview #133.

"Mark Twain, Anti-Imperialist / After His Long Absence Abroad He Returns with New Views--He Does Not Favor Bryan"
BOSTON TRANSCRIPT, 16 Oct 1900, p. 14.

"Mark Twain Back Again"
NEW YORK
EVENING POST, 16 Oct 1900, p. 5.
More a news story than interview; brief, with one quotation on current presidential campaign.

"Mark Twain Home Again / Hale and Happy at 65--His Book of 100 Years After."
NEW YORK
EVENING SUN, 16 Oct 1900, p. 6.
No more detail than in other interviews of same date.


"Mark Twain to Spend Winter Here / Author Returns an Anti-Imperialist, but Wouldn't Vote for Bryan--Will Probably Write Story with Scenes Laid In America"
NEW YORK TELEGRAM, 16 Oct 1900, p. ?.


""Mark Twain Says He Can't Support Bryan"
SAN FRANCISCO CALL, 16 Oct 1900, p. 2.

"My Impressions of America' / and Kate Carew's Impressions of the Great Humorist / An Interview in Which He Refuses to Be Interviewed / Eluding the Subject Proposed, He Talks about Almost Everything Else, Including Truth, Waiters, Early Breakfasts, Wisdom and Noise." Kate Carew.
NEW YORK
WORLD, 21 Oct 1900, E, p. 5.
Reprinted in Neider, LIFE AS I FIND IT, pp. 340-345.
A shortened version reprinted in "Mark Twain on Lying"--that kept all the quotations appeared in CHICAGO
TRIBUNE 22 Oct, p. 4.
Reprinted in NEW ORLEANS STATES, 24 Oct, and SAN FRANCISCO BULLETIN, 26 Oct.
SLC was being sketched rather than interviewed.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 364-367. #134


"Wouldn't Work 30 Minutes for $500 / . . . Declares That He Only Does Work When It Is an Absolute Necessity"
NEW YORK WORLD, 21 Oct 1900, Sup., p. 5.
SLC declines to cover a William Jennings Bryan meeting for the WORLD.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 367-368. #135

"What Mr. Clemens Said / His Grief at News of Mr. Warner's Death / Old Days Recalled / Humorist's Plans"
HARTFORD DAILY COURANT, October 26, 1900, p. 10.
Long interview in Hartford upon the death of Charles D. Warner and other topics including Plasmon.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 368-370. #136

"A Day with Mark Twain / Funniest Man in the World / Pictorially Told by Vivid Snap Shots at America's Famous Humorist"
NEW JOURNAL AND ADVERTISER, 11 Nov 1900, American Magazine Supplement, p. 18.    
SLC explains why he has decided to shun "serious" interviews; discusses visit to jail in Pretoria. According to Budd, possibly a pastiche of other interviews.
Reprinted in "How Mark Twain Cheered Up the Prisoners at Pretoria," SAN FRANCISCO SUNDAY EXAMINER magazine supplement, p. 7, 25 Nov 1900. (W. R. Hearst's San Francisco newspaper often reprinted items from his New York dailies.)

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 370-374. #137
"Sure Mark Twain's in a Crooked Game / Housekeeper at No. 14 East Tenth Street Annoyed by Inquiries for Him."
NEW YORK
WORLD, 12 Nov 1900, p. 12.
SLC, while commenting on a housekeeper who did not recognize either of his names, insists he cannot afford to talk to the press free of charge.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 374-375. #138


"Mark Twain at Football Game"
NEW YORK
WORLD, 18 Nov 1900, p. 3.
SLC attends Yale-Princeton game and makes a few comments.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 375-377. #139

"Mark Twain Beats a Grasping Cabman"
NEW YORK WORLD 23 Nov 1900, p. 12.
SLC presses a complaint in magistrate's court against a cabman who had overcharged his housekeeper Katy Leary.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 377-381. #140

"Mark Twain is Avenged"
NEW YORK TIMES, 23 Nov 1900, p. 7.

Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 381-384 for his interview #140.

"Plaintiff, Mark Twain"
NEW YORK SUN, 23 Nov 1900, p. 5.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 381-384 for his interview #140
.
"Mark Twain's Wit is Cabby's Woe"
NEW YORK HERALD, 23 Nov 1900, p. 4.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 381-384 for his interview #140
.
"The Humorous Cab Owner"
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, 23 Nov 1900, p. 9.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 381-384 for his interview #140
.

"Mark Twain on Hazing / Calls West Point Cadets Who Indulge in It Cowards"
NEW YORK TIMES, 20 Jan 1901, p. 1.
Reprinted by Fatout in MARK TWAIN SPEAKS FOR HIMSELF, p. 160.
SLC speaks out against hazing and adds a reminiscence about his boyhood fights.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 384-385. #141

"Mark Twain Bearded in His New York Den." By "Pendennis"
NEW YORK HERALD, 20 Jan 1901, V, p. 3.
Reprinted by Neider, LIFE AS I FIND IT, pp. 346-353.   

Combination feature-story interview, with many photographs; SLC comments on correspondents who beg him for money; criticizes opera; reminiscences about his mother..
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 385-391. #142

"Mark Twain Expert on Trade Marks, Has Fun / Says 'They Won't Let Me Talk,' As He Testifies in a Suit of Rudyard Kipling's about Copyright"
NEW YORK
JOURNAL AND ADVERTISER, 14 Mar 1901, p. 1.
SLC is a witness in Kipling's copyright suit against R. F. Fennon & Co.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 392-393. #143

"Mark Twain a Witness"
NEW YORK TIMES, 14 Mar 1901, p. 3.
SLC is a witness in Kipling's copyright suit against R. F. Fennon & Co.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 393-394 for his interview #143
.
Title not available
NEW YORK SUN, 14 Mar 1901, p. 7.
SLC is a witness in Kipling's copyright suit against R. F. Fennon & Co.

Title not available
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, 14 Mar 1901, p. 7.
SLC is a witness in Kipling's copyright suit against R. F. Fennon & Co.


"Mark Twain -- 'The World's Greatest Humorist. / Twenty Reasons Why We Say So. From a Personal Examination." 
PHRENOLOGICAL JOURNAL, 111 (Apr 1901),103-6; this JOURNAL 123 (Jun 1910), 190, later referred to the article as a "privileged interview."
Both texts are reprinted in A PHRENOLOGICAL DICTIONARY OF NINETEENTH-CENTURY AMERICANS, comp. Madeleine B. Stern (Westport, Ct.: Greenwood, 1982), pp. 72-75.
No direct quotes.


"Mark Twain in Court"
KANSAS CITY STAR 18 May 1901, p. 9.
Datelined New York, May 18 - SLC is a witness, along with Peter Finley Dunn, in a lawsuit brought by Rudyard Kipling against Putnams Sons. Reporter comments on SLC's pocket knife.
Not in Budd's listings.

"Mark Twain in the Woods." By William Bellenger Northrop.
NEW YORK WORLD, 21 Jul 1901, Sunday Magazine, pp. 1-2.
Expanded quotes from this interview appeared in William Bellenger Northrop, WITH PEN AND CAMERA (London: R. A. Everett, 1904), p. 35-49.
SLC, at Lake Saranac, explains he does not hunt and fish; much description and many photographs of summer house.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 394-398. #144
Quotes from WITH PEN AND CAMERA in footnotes on p. 400. #144

"Tom Reed and Mark Twain in Rockland, Me."
HARTFORD DAILY COURANT, 2 Sept. 1901, p. 14.
Reprinting a "Letter to Lewiston Journal".
Brief. Short quotes from Henry H. Rogers who jokes that SLC would like to be Mayor of Rockland. SLC answers one question about length of visit. Appears to be part of a longer article not yet located.
Not in Budd's listings.

"Why Mark Twain Is for Seth Low / Has Found That He Has a Vote and Is Going to Use It--Would Support the Anti-Tammany Ticket If It Was Headed by Satan--Not to Take the Stump"
NEW YORK EVENING POST, 8 Oct 1901, p. 3.
Reprinted by Budd.
SLC comments on his support for Seth Low in the upcoming mayoral election in New York City.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 400-403. #145

"Mark Twain Won't Be Stump Speaker"
NEW YORK PRESS, 8 Oct 1901, p. 3.
SLC discusses his activity in current mayoral election.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 403-404. #146
"Mark Twain Will Vote and Work for Seth Low"
NEW YORK WORLD, 9 Oct 1901, p. 3.
SLC discusses his activity in current mayoral election.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 404-405. #147

"Mark Twain Offers to Vote for Satan."
NEW YORK JOURNAL AND ADVERTISER, 9 Oct 1901, p. 3.
Highly similar to, though not identical with, item in NEW YORK EVENING POST, 8 Oct 1901, p. 3.


"Mark Twain Will Warmly Greet Robbers"
NEW YORK JOURNAL AND ADVERTISER
, 11 Oct 1901, p.1.

SLC comments on recent burglaries in his neighborhood.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 405-406. #148

"Riverdale Burglar-Ridden"
NEW YORK SUN, 11 Oct 1901, p. 1.
SLC comments on recent burglaries in his neighborhood.

Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 406 for his interview #148.

"Mark Twain on Burglars"
NEW YORK EVENING JOURNAL, 11 Oct 1901, p. 12,

"Burglaries Alarm Riverdale Residents"
NEW YORK TIMES, 11 Oct 1901 ,p. 3.
SLC comments on recent burglaries in his neighborhood.
Not in Budd's listings.

"Mark Twain Would Convert Tammany Police"
NEW YORK
HERALD, 14 Oct 1901, p. 5.
Reprinted in Neider, LIFE AS I FIND IT, pp. 354-357.
SLC comments on voters residency requirements and the upcoming mayoral election in New York City.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 406-408. #149

"To Challenge Mark Twain"
NEW YORK SUN, 14 Oct 1901, p. 6.
SLC comments on the mayoral election and his eligibility to vote.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 409-410. #150
"Mark Twain Watched as a Colonizer"
NEW YORK WORLD, 14 Oct 1901, p. 1.
SLC comments on the upcoming mayoral election


"Twain Would Be a Bill Poster!"
NEW YORK
TRIBUNE, 31 Oct 1901, p. 3.
SLC wants to paste campaign posters for the mayoral election.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 410-411. #151

"Twain Will Be A Bill Poster"
NEW YORK SUN, 31 Oct 1901, p. 2.
This is a different version from the interview appearing in NEW YORK TRIBUNE of the same date.
SLC wants to paste campaign posters for the mayoral election.

"Squire Drops Poster Bluff"
NEW YORK SUN
, 1 Nov. 1901, p. 3.
According to the news report: "The removal of advertising matter from the subway fencing made it unnecessary for Mark Twain to go out with a brush and paste bucket to cover over the Tammany advertising with fusion matter. Mr. Clemens rang up the Citizens' Union at noon to say that he would surely be around and not to let all the paste pots and brushes get out before he got there. When he was informed of the action of the Rapid Transit Commission he expressed great regret. He was told that there were other fields for volunteer bill stickers and that the fusion forces would be very glad of the services on the Harlem rocks, but he declined. He had counted on being able to wipe Tammany off the subway he said and he couldn't undertake any less important work."
Not in Budd's listings.

"Twain Caught Train"
HARTFORD COURANT, 1 Feb. 1902, p. 8.
Quoting from "yesterday's NEW YORK JOURNAL."
Comments from Twain on almost missing his train from Elmira.
Not in Budd's listings.
"Henry to the Press"
NEW YORK SUN, 27 Feb. 1902, p. 8.
On 26 February 1902 SLC attended a dinner for Prince Henry of Prussia given at the Waldorf-Astoria by the New York Statts-Zeitung. According to the SUN: Toward the end of the speaking Prince Henry caught sight of the tousled white head of Mark Twain, who was sitting at one of the lower tables almost exactly in front of him. He beckoned for the author to come to him and the summons was obeyed. When Mr. Clemens was asked afterward what the Prince wanted to see him about, he said: "Oh, he reminded me that we had dined together eleven years ago in Berlin and spoke of that and told me how delighted he was with this country and how pleased he was with the way everybody had treated him."

The same story is reported in
"Press of America Honors Prince Henry,"
THE NEW YORK TIMES
, 27 Feb. 1902, p. 1.
Does not quote SLC but mentions his meeting with Prince Henry.
Not in Budd's listings.


"Mark Twain As A Domestic Animal"
MANITOBA MORNING FREE PRESS, WINNIPEG, 8 March 1902, p. 12.
Description of Mark Twain's home at Riverdale-on-the-Hudson; his reading and working habits.

"Mrs. Astor Injures Mark Twain's Feelings"
NEW YORK
AMERICAN AND JOURNAL, 10 Mar 1902, p. 3;
also in
SAN FRANCISCO
EXAMINER, "Mark Twain Says It's All Rubbish / College Education Is Not Essential to the Making of a Gentleman", 10 Mar, p. 3.
also, in much briefer form, in
NEW YORK
EVENING JOURNAL, 10 Mar, p. 5.
SLC rejects view that the new millionaires, if they have not attended college, cannot be gentlemen.
According to Budd, this item is probably spurious though the content sounds authentic; see Johnson, BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE WORKS OF MARK TWAIN, p. 145, and some as yet unpublished passages in SLC's notebooks for 9, 12, and 13 Mar 1902.
In a speech very soon after this item appeared, SLC disclaimed it; see MARK TWAIN SPEAKING, ed. Paul Fatout (Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press, 1976), pp. 488-89.

"Mark Twain in Town / The Famous Humorist Spent the Day in Charleston"
CHARLESTON
(South Carolina) SUNDAY NEWS, 6 Apr 1902, p. 16.
Extensive summary of SLC's mostly casual remarks; he declines to comment on "Chinese loot question."


"Mark Twain Calls with Thomas B. Reed. Distinguished Personages 'Drop in' at the Exposition"
COLUMBIA (South Carolina) SUNDAY STATE, 6 April 1902, p. 9.
Brief quote from SLC on how he is pleased with the Exposition.
Not in Budd's listings.

"Mark Twain Calls with Thomas B. Reed"
COLUMBIA (South Carolina) STATE, 8 Apr 1902, p. 1.
For context see Philip W. Leon, "Mark Twain at the Charleston Exposition," MARK TWAIN JOURNAL, 23 (Spring 1985), 4-7.
One brief quote.

"Bret Harte, American Author, Dies Suddenly / Taken Ill While Visiting Friends in London - Mark Twain's Tribute to Old Friend"
NEW YORK EVENING WORLD, 6 May 1902, p. 10.
Direct quotes from SLC on Bret Harte.
Not in Budd's listings.
Online at: http://www.twainquotes.com/Harte_Bret.html

"Mark Twain Laughs in Grain Pits"
ST. LOUIS STAR, 29 May 1902, pp. 1, 7.
SLC speaks at Merchants' Exchange, then chats in hotel lobby and discusses Mississippi river traffic with Horace Bixby.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 412-417. #152

"Mark Twain Here as St. Louis' Guest for the First Time since 1861." By Robertus Love.
ST. LOUIS
POST-DISPATCH, 29 May 1902, pp. 1-2.
SLC comments on Bret Hart; his Mississippi piloting career, the "Punch, Brothers, Punch" jingle and the cheap pipe presented to him in Virginia City.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 418-425. #153
"Mark Twain's Visit / Spends a Few Hours Renewing His Acquaintances"
ST. LOUIS
GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, 30 May 1902, p. 9.
SLC reminisces with Horace Bixby and Dan Ables; talks about old friends on the river and Pike country Missourians

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 425-426. #154
"Mark Twain Sees the Home of His Boyhood." By Robertus Love.
ST. LOUIS
POST-DISPATCH, 30 May 1902, p. 1.
SLC comments on originals of his fictional characters.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 426-429. #155
"'Mark Twain' Comes Back to Missouri"
ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC, 30 May 1902, pp. 1-2.
SLC recalls his steamboat cub-pilot days.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 430-435. #156
"Mark Twain Dines with His Sweetheart of Old Time Days." By Robertus Love.
ST. LOUIS
POST-DISPATCH, 31 May 1902, pp. 1-2.
SLC recalls his Hannibal school days; speaks at a high school graduation and at Memorial Day exercises.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 435-440. #157
"Affection of Old Friends Moves Mark Twain to Tears." By Hastings MacAdam.
ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC, 31 May 1902, p. 1.
SLC comments substantially on his Civil War service and on patriotism.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 440-444. #158
"Mark Twain Visits his Old Sweetheart." By Hastings MacAdam
ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC, 1 Jun 1902, Sec III, p. 1.
SLC recalls his visit to a "lunatic asylum" in Ireland; the "mausoleum" in the Hannibal cave; address the Hannibal 1901 high school graduates.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 444-448. #159

"Mark Twain Takes a Drive with His Schoolmate's Pretty Daughter." By Robertus Love.
ST. LOUIS
POST-DISPATCH, 2 Jun 1902, p. 5.
SLC chats with old acquaintances and delivers a speech at the Hannibal Baptist church.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 448-451. #160
"Mark Twain Going Home"
HANNIBAL (Mo.) MORNING JOURNAL, 3 June 1902, p. 1.
SLC expresses regrets that his wife did not accompany him to Hannibal.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 451-452. #161

"Good-Bye to Mark Twain / . . . The Last Interview"
HANNIBAL (Mo ) COURIER POST, 3 Jun 1902, p. 1.
SLC thanks people of Hannibal for their hospitality.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 452. #162
"Ovations to Humorist: Large Crowds at Stations Bid Mark Twain Godspeed"
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, 4 June 1902, p. 7.
SLC talks about his visit to Hannibal and about Tom Blankenship being the model of Huckleberry Finn as well as other boyhood friends.
Not in Budd's update.
Reprinted in American Literary Realism, Vol. 40, No. 3, Spring 2008, pp. 277-278.
"Mark Twain at a Smoke Talk." By Robertus Love.
ST. LOUIS
POST-DISPATCH, 6 Jun 1902, p 2.
SLC attends a smoker at the home of his cousin James Ross Clemens; comments on a Missouri townsite named Clemens; his taste in cigars; tells an anecdote about his and W. D. Howells' interest in a pretty pedestrian.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 453-456. #163

Title unavailable
RALLS COUNTY (Mo.) RECORD, 6 Jun 1902.
Reprinted in HANNIBAL (Mo.) COURIER-POST, 6 Mar 1935, p. 5C.
SLC travels around Hannibal with John Briggs and reminisces; tells about stealing peaches and intending to drown a negro who caught them.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 456-459. #164
"Renewed Welcome to Mark Twain." By Hastings MacAdam,
ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC, 6 Jun 1902, p. 1.
One quote from SLC on the rank of Doctor of Laws.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 456. #165

"Mark Twain at the Wheel Again"
ST. LOUIS
STAR, 6 Jun 1902, p. 1.
SLC chats about the Mississippi river.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 459-460. #166
"Twain's Vow of Silence"
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE
, June 6, 1902, p. 5
SLC instructs reporters after his speech at Columbia University that he will make no more speeches. Comments on Russia and the fact that German translations of his works in Russia have been banned.

Not in Budd's listings.
Reprinted in AMERICAN LITERARY REALISM, Vol. 39, No. 3, Spring 2007.

"Mark Twain at Pilot Wheel; Bids Farewell to Mississippi"
ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC, 7 Jun 1902, p. 1.
SLC comments on piloting the steamboat MARK TWAIN, so named in his honor.
Not in Budd's listings.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 460-462. #167

"Mark Twain at the Pilot Wheel"
ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, 7 June 1902, p. 7.
SLC comments while piloting the steamboat MARK TWAIN.
Not in Budd's listings.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 462 for his interview #167.

"French Visitors Afloat"
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, 7 June 1902, p. 1.
SLC comments while piloting the steamboat MARK TWAIN.
Not in Budd's listings.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 462 for his interview #167.

"Twain at the Helm of City Harbor Boat"
ST. LOUIS
POST-DISPATCH, 8 Jun 1902, IV, p. 1.
SLC comments while piloting the steamboat MARK TWAIN.

Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 462 for his interview #167.

"The Eugene Field Tablet"
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, 7 Jun 1902, p. 1.
SLC comments about his bankruptcy and his dyspepsia.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 463. #168

"Memorial Tablet Unveiled at Eugene Field's Birthplace"
ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC, 7 June 1902, p. 4.
SLC comments on Eugene Field.
Not in Budd's listings.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnote p. 463 for his interview #168.

"Mark Twain's Return to Hannibal." By Hastings MacAdam.
ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC, 8 Jun 1902, Magazine Section, p. 3.
A recap of SLC's visit and comments on Pudd'nhead Wilson
; remarks on dying.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 464-466. #169

"'Mark Twain' Bids Missouri Farewell"
ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC, 9 Jun 1902, p. 3.
SLC comments on his eating habits, exercise, and the tour with G. W. Cable.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 466-468. #170

"Mark Twain's Visit Over"
ST. LOUIS
POST-DISPATCH, 9 Jun 1902, p. 10.
SLC comments on his eating habits.


"Mark Twain's Reunion / As Tom Sawyer with the Real 'Huck Finn' and Injun Joe.'
NEW YORK HERALD, 15 June 1902, section V, p. 9.
Contains different quotes
from the version appearing in ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC of 8 Jun 1902; comment on model for Huckleberry Finn.
Scharnhorst provides quote from this interview in footnote p. 466 for his interview #169.
"A Day with Mark Twain." By W. B. Northrop.
CASSELL'S MAGAZINE (London), 33 (Jul 1902), pp. 115-121.
Reprinted in (St. Petersburg) VIESTNIK INOSTRANNOI LITERATURY, No. 11 (Nov 1902), pp. 241-247.
Not identical with piece in NEW YORK WORLD, 21 Jul 1901, but based on same visit; no quotations of consequence.


"My First Vacation and My Last"
NEW YORK WORLD, 7 Sep 1902, Sunday Magazine, p. 3.
Reprinted in Neider, LIFE AS I FIND IT, pp. 358-364.
SLC discusses stowing away on a steamboat from Hannibal as a youth; the banning of HUCKLEBERRY FINN in Denver; Sir Walter Scott; mentions his work on a "new novel."

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 469-474. #171
"Harlem Flat for Mr. Twain / Humorist Would Prefer to Live in it in Winter, When the Landlord Has to Worry About the Coal Supply"
NEW YORK EVENING WORLD, 22 October 1902, p. 1.
SLC comments about his recent letter to Secretary Shaw of the Treasury Department. Complains about coal prices; declines to be interviewed; many direct quotes.
Not in Budd's listings.

"Mark Twain's Tribute"
SALT LAKE (Salt Lake City, Utah) HERALD, 7 Dec 1902, p. 1.
In a statement datelined New York, SLC comments on the death of Thomas Brackett Reed. "We had all hoped and thought that Mr. Reed would recover. The country has not bred a nobler man. His death is an incalculable loss to the nation."
Not in Budd's listings.

"Mark Twain: His Wit and Humor." By James Montague.
NEW YORK EVENING JOURNAL, 20 Dec 1902, p. 5.     
SLC comments on his story "The Golden Arm"; "Carson footprints" fossils; Monte Carlo; original interview illustrated by Homer Davenport.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 474-480. #172

"Men of To-Day Who Make the World Laugh: Mark Twain." By Roy L. McCardell.
NEW YORK EVENING WORLD, 13 Apr 1903, p. 11.
SLC states he had not meant to grant Montague and Davenport a publishable interview; refuses to be interviewed; complains writers should be paid for their words.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 481-482. #173

"Mark Twain's Illness Passes Serious Stage"
SAN FRANCISCO CALL, 24 May 1903, p. 17.
Similar story and same statement in SALT LAKE (Salt Lake City, Utah) HERALD, 24 May 1903, p. 1.
Similar story and same statement in WASHINGTON TIMES, 24 May, 1903, p. 4.
Datelined New York, May 23. SLC issues a statement regarding his health: "I hope to be out in a few days. My wife is slightly improved. Miss Clara is better, although still seriously ill. Miss Jean is convalescent and is able to enjoy short drives." The report stated SLC had a severe attack of bronchitis and the two daughters were ill with measles.
Not in Budd's listings.

"Mark Twain's Door Open to Burglars / Humorist Deplores Fact That He Has Been Overlooked in Recent Raids"
NEW YORK HERALD, 15 Jun 1903, p. 6.

SLC comments on his respect for successful burglars.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 482-483. #174
Title not available
SLC comments on his respect for successful burglars.
NEW YORK
WORLD, 15 June 1903, p . 12.

"Innocent Mark Twain Abroad"
NEW YORK SUN, 8 Aug 1903, p. 5.
Reporter records SLC's comments to strangers as he waits to have his hat cleaned at a booth in the Empire Building at 71 Broadway.
Not in Budd's listings.

"Mark Twain, Able Yachtsman, on Why Lipton Failed to Lift the Cup."
NEW YORK
HERALD, 30 Aug 1903, II, p. 3.
Reprinted in the SALT LAKE (Salt Lake City, Utah) HERALD, 19 October 1903, p. 4 as "Mark Twain Explains the Defeat of the Shamrock"
Reprinted as separate item in 1920 - privately printed.
Actually a self-interview written by SLC; he jokes about knowledge of yachting and about adapting style to being paid by the word.


"Too Noisy for Mark Twain"
NEW YORK SUN, 10 Sept 1903, p. 2.
SLC remarks to reporter that he is not being shanghaied as he boards Henry H. Rogers's yacht Kanawha planning to sleep there because his Broadway hotel was too noisy.
Not in Budd's listings.

"Twain Would Ride with Monk's Ghost"
WASHINGTON TIMES, 17 September 1903, p. 5.
SLC comments on Hank Monk after the announcement that his stage coach would be exhibited by Nevada at the World's Fair in St. Louis, MO.
Not in Budd's listings.

"Twain Off Shooting Shafts of Humor"
NEW YORK EVENING JOURNAL, 24 Oct 1903, p. 3.
(An early ed. of NEW YORK EVENING JOURNAL of the same date had a much briefer item: "Twain Sails for Italy," p. 3.)

SLC prior to departing for Italy talks about J. A. Dowie and Henry Lucey, his "Obituary" scheme and comparisons of him to Aristophanes and Rabelais.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 483-487. #175
"Lose Humorist, But Get Another"
NEW YORK EVENING TELEGRAM, 24 Oct 1903, back page.  
SLC talks to reporters prior to departing for Italy.   


"Mark Twain Makes Some Parting Remarks"
NEW YORK TIMES, 25 Oct 1903, p. 9.
SLC talks to reporters prior to departing for Italy.
Reprinted by Fatout, MARK TWAIN SPEAKS FOR HIMSELF, pp. 187-187.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 487-491 for his interview #175.

"Twain in Sympathy with Father Noah"
NEW YORK WORLD, 25 Oct 1903, p. 5.
SLC talks to reporters prior to departing for Italy.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 487-491 for his interview #175.

"Mark Twain Sails; Last Word a Joke"
NEW YORK AMERICAN, 25 Oct 1903, p. 40.
SLC talks to reporters prior to departing for Italy.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 487-491 for his interview #175.

"Mark Twain Off for Italy"
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, 25 Oct 1903, p. 7 (also a shorter account in an earlier edition, p. 9).
SLC talks to reporters prior to departing for Italy.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 487-491 for his interview #175.

"Mr. Clemens, before Sailing, Talks on Tammany, Dowie and Mrs. Eddy."
NEW YORK HERALD, 25 Oct 1903, I, p. 7.

SLC talks to reporters prior to departing for Italy.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 487-491 for his interview #175.

"Tammany is Hell--Twain"
NEW YORK SUN, 25 Oct, 1903 p. 5
.
SLC talks to reporters prior to departing for Italy.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 487-491 for his interview #175.


"Mark Twain's Pictures"
LADIES HOME JOURNAL, 20 Nov 1903, 1.
SLC comments on John T Lewis of Elmira and on a porcelain cat.
Reprinted without pictures in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 491. #176
"Un'intervista con Mark Twain." By Carlo Paladini.
CORRIERE DELLA SERRA, 12 Nov 1903.
Translated from the Italian and annotated by Robert Luscher, "Italian Accounts of Mark Twain: An Interview and a Visit from the Corriere Della Serra," AMERICAN LITERARY REALISM, 1870-1910, 17 (1984), 216-24.
SLC jokes about running for President of U.S.; briefly discusses American "rich men," Machiavelli, and Italian painters.

"An Interview with Mark Twain." By Clara Morris.
METROPOLITAN MAGAZINE, 19 (Mar 1904), 867-872.
Morris features her own opinions and anecdotes.


"Mark Twain on the Law of Copyright."
SKETCH (London), 45 (30 Mar 1904), 376;
Reprinted in HARPER'S WEEKLY, 48 (14 May 1904), 753.
SLC also comments briefly on Italians, Mary Baker Eddy, and mass opinion.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 491-494. #177
"Mark Twain to Reform the Language of Italy"
NEW YORK TIMES, l0 Apr 1904, p. 11.

Reprinted in part by Fatout, MARK TWAIN SPEAKS FOR HIMSELF, pp.189-91.
SLC comments on the language; Sir Walter Scott, Dickens, Thackeray, Henry James, and F. Marion Crawford; comments on Russo-Japanese war.

Scharnhorst uses the Fatout partial reprinting rather than the NEW YORK TIMES original. Some quotations from Twain are omitted in the version reprinted in:
MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 495. #178.
Full text reprinted in AMERICAN LITERARY REALISM, Vol. 39, No. 3, Spring 2007.

"Mark Twain from an Italian Point of View." By Raffaele Simboli.
CRITIC, 44 (Jun 1904), 518-24.
SLC comments on Pre-Raphaelite painters.


Untitled
NEW YORK SUN, 8 March 1905, p. 7.
Article paraphrases a comment by SLC about a statue of Aphrodite and its owner Frederick Linton who claimed it was the work of Praxiteles. "Mark Twain, in the course of a conversation the other day, said that the situation reminded him of his story of the Capitoline Venus in "Sketches Old and New."

"A Talk with Mark Twain's Cat, the Owner Himself Being Invisible"
NEW YORK TIMES, 9 Apr 1905, III, p. 5.
An unsigned story by Zoe Anderson Norris who failed to get an interview.


"Mark Twain Perpetrates Another Joke - Circulates Report of Probable Loss of His Feet"
SAN FRANCISCO CALL, 24 Aug 1905, p. 3.
Not in Budd's list.

"Will Keep His Feet, As They Are 'My Last and Solely for My Use.'"
BOSTON GLOBE, 25 Aug 1905, Morning Edition., p. 12.
SLC denies he will have his feet amputated because of the gout.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 496. #179
Note: A longer version of this story appeared in SAN FRANCISCO CALL, 24 Aug 1905, p. 3.
"War's End Greatest Disaster in History"
PHILADELPHIA NORTH AMERICAN, 1 Sep 1905, p. 8.
A faked interview built on SLC's written statement on the Treaty of Portsmouth for BOSTON GLOBE, 30 Aug 1905.


"In Genial Mood / Mark Twain Talks to Newspaper Men / Has Much of Interest to Say on Various Topics"
BOSTON GLOBE, 6 Nov 1905, p. 9.
SLC comments on copyright, political and business corruption in the United States, imperialism in the Congo and South Africa, and czarist tyranny.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 496-501. #180

"Is Same Old Mark Twain / Happy Pessimist Is Mark Twain"
BOSTON
HERALD, 6 Nov 1905, p. 4.
SLC comments on copyright; King Leopold in the Congo
.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 501-507 for his interview #180.
"Mark Twain, between Puffs, Talks Some--His Subject; Post-Mortem Copyright Law, McCurdy and Old Pobllodontcareadamoldstaff"
BOSTON
JOURNAL, 6 Nov 1905, p. 4.
SLC comments on Hannibal cement, on copyright law, atrocities in the Congo, czarist tyranny, and the recent insurance scandal.

Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 501-507 for his interview #180.
"Mark Twain Talks of World's Affairs"
BOSTON
POST, 6 Nov 1905, p. 12.
SLC quoted on copyright laws, King Leopold, and reform in Russia.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 501-507 for his interview #180.
"Mark Twain Talks on 'Graft' / Says Best Thing about It Is That Voters Can Rise Up and Stamp It Out"
BOSTON
TRANSCRIPT, 6 Nov 1905, p. 16.
SLC comments on copyright; King Leopold; current corruption and places its source in postbellum speculation.

Reprinted in LOS ANGELES TIMES, 13 Nov 1905, p. I11
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 501-507 for his interview #180.

"Mark Twain Would Kill Bosses by Third Party / Author Advises Organization of Permanent Third Party to Hold Balance of Power and Compel Nomination of Best Possible Men by Giving Its Vote to the Fittest"
NEW YORK HERALD, 12 Nov 1905, II, pp. 3-4.
Reprinted in Neider, LIFE AS I FIND IT, pp. 367-372.

SLC advances his ideas for organizing an independent bloc of voters. This interview is discussed in Willis C. Pratt, "The Last Time I Saw Mark Twain," MARK TWAIN JOURNAL, 11 (Summer 1960), 6-8, 23.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 507-511. #181
"Mark Twain at Seventy / He Discusses Summer Homes and His Work"
HARTFORD
COURANT, 25 Nov 1905 p. 16.
See MARK TWAIN'S LETTERS, ed. A. B. Paine (NY- Harper, 191;), pp. 781-784.
SLC composed this "interview" in early Oct 1905.
With differing disguises it appeared in NEW YORK AMERICAN AND JOURNAL and in
NEW YORK WORLD of 26 Nov 1905 which was reprinted in Neider, LIFE AS I FIND IT, pp. 373-377)

SLC details his liking for Dublin, New Hampshire, as a summer retreat and mentions what pieces of writing he has worked on recently.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 511-516. #182
"Mark Twain: A Humorist's Confession / On the Eve of His 70th Birth Anniversary, He Admits He Never Did a Day's Work " By A. E. Thomas.
NEW YORK TIMES, 26 Nov 1905, First Mag. Sec., pp. 1, 5.
SLC discusses play vs. work and national differences in humor. Final portion of interview is same as quoted text in
HARTFORD COURANT of 25 Nov 1905.

Reprinted by Fatout in MARK TWAIN SPEAKS FOR HIMSELF, pp. 194-205.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 516-520. #183

"What I Am Thankful For." By W. O. Inglis.
NEW YORK WORLD, 26 Nov 1905, Sunday Magazine, p. 1.
Reprinted by Budd.
SLC condemns King Leopold; talks about his dyspepsia, habit of non-exercise, self-editing, and humor.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 520-524. #184

"Less Cause for Thanks Than Man Has His God"
WASHINGTON TIMES, 27 Nov 1905, p. 1.
SLC provides statement to reporter. According to the reporter, SLC dictated and then edited his own manuscript and wrote at the head of it "A SUGGESTED SENTIMENT." The WASHINGTON TIMES contains a facsimile of Twain's autographic sentiments.
Edited version reprinted as "A Thanksgiving Sentiment by Mark Twain," CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 28, 1905, p. 1.
Edited version reprinted in "Deity's Thanks, Mark Twain Thinks He Will Not Have Many," BOSTON GLOBE, 28 Nov 1905, p. 6.
Edited version reprinted in "Mark Twain's Thanksgiving," SAN FRANCISCO CALL, 28 Nov 1905, p. 3.
Not in Budd's listings.


"Samuel L. Clemens Interviews the Famous Humorist, Mark Twain." By Marlen E. Pew,
SEATTLE STAR, 30 Nov 1905, p. 8.
Syndicated by Newspaper Enterprise Association, this item ran in other newspapers also.
Reprinted by Budd.
SLC belittles photographs of him by Sarony and drawings of him by H. T. Webster; plugs the play "Peter Pan."
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 525-528. #185

"Twain Calls Leopold Slayer of 10,000,000"
NEW YORK WORLD, 3 Dec 1905, III, p. 6.

Reprinted in Neider, LIFE AS I FIND IT, pp. 378-380.
Statement to the press, attacking the atrocities committed in Congo Free State, headed by King Leopold II of Belgium.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 528-531. #186
"Mark Twain at Mann Hearing"
HARTFORD COURANT, 29 Dec 1905, p. 13.
Reporter paraphrases comments by SLC at the West Side Court in New York on 28 Dec 1905: "Mr. Clemens said he was there with his friend, Mr. Collier, and his viist had no journalistic significance. He also said it would be bad citizenship to talk about the case while it was pending in court.
Not in Budd's listings.

"Mark Twain in 'Uncle Joe's' Lair / Humorist Invades the Capitol to 'Swap Lies' with Speaker Cannon"
NEW YORK
HERALD, 30 Jan 1906, p. 5.
SLC chats with reporters; tells story about deck of cards up the preacher's sleeve which floated on the water during a baptism.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 531-532. #187
"Congress Admires Mark Twain's Hair"
NEW YORK WORLD, 30 Jan 1906, p. 3.
SLC jokes about his lunch with Senators and meeting Speaker of the House Joe Cannon.

A briefer version of this interview appeared as "Mark Twain Sees Congress," SAN FRANCISCO CALL, 30 Jan 1906, p. 6.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 533-534. #188

"Views of Twain on Being in Congress"
NEW YORK TIMES, 30 Jan 1906, p. 9
SLC provided brief comments on meeting Speaker of the House Joe Cannon.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 534-535 for his interview #188.


Title not available
NEW YORK
SUN, 30 Jan 1906, p. 1.
SLC meets with Speaker of the House Joe Cannon.

"Mark Twain Pays Tribute to Servant / Here to Attend Funeral of Patrick McAleer"
HARTFORD COURANT, 28 Feb 1906, p. 3.
An identical version of quoted passages appeared in
NEW YORK
HERALD, 1 Mar 1906, p. 7, and somewhat briefer version in NEW YORK TRIBUNE, 1 Mar 1906, p. 6.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 535-536. #189

"'Mark Twain' Too Lazy for a United States Senator" (in some editions has headline of "Twain Wouldn't Be a U. S. Senator").
NEW YORK HERALD, 11 Mar 1906, I, p. 5.

Reprinted in Neider, LIFE AS I FIND IT, pp. 381-382. 
SLC humorously rejects idea he would run for the Senate.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 536-537. #190
"Huckleberry Finn's End Disappoints Mark Twain"
NEW YORK
AMERICAN AND JOURNAL, 18 Mar 1906, Magazine Section, p. 11.
SLC comments on death of Alexander C. Tonkray who was identified as model for Huckleberry Finn

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 537-539. #191
"Maxim Gorky Visits the Tomb of Grant"
NEW YORK TIMES, 13 April 1906, p. 2.
SLC comments to reporters as he and Howells are emerging in the lobby of the hotel from a visit with Gorky.
Not in Budd's listings.

"Gorky in Tears at Grant's Tomb"
NEW YORK WORLD, 13 April 1906, p. 6.
SLC comments to reporters as he and Howells are emerging in the lobby of the hotel from a visit with Gorky. Similar but different quotes in this article from the one printed in the New York Times of this same date.
Not in Budd's listings.

"Mark Twain on Ocean Scenery / Tells of His Acquaintance with Waves, Whales and Suns in an Extemporaneous Speech He Wrote but Never Delivered"
NEW YORK
HERALD, 15 Apr 1906, Magazine Section, p. 4.
SLC authenticates a speech that he wrote in 1895 for launching in Philadelphia of ship that proved to be stuck fast on the ways.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 539-541. #192

"Gorky Evicted Twice in a Day from Hotels"
NEW YORK
WORLD, 15 Apr 1906, pp. 1-2.
SLC criticizes Maxim Gorky for offending American public morals but defends his mission.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 541-542. #193

"Gorky Sent from Hotel"
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, 15 Apr 1906, p. 2.
SLC criticizes Maxim Gorky for offending American public morals but defends his mission.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 542-543 for his interview #193.

"Hotels Turn Gorky Away"
NEW YORK SUN, 15 Apr 1906, p. 1.
SLC criticizes Maxim Gorky for offending American public morals but defends his mission.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 542-543 for his interview #193.

"Mark Twain's Position"
NEW YORK TIMES, 15 April, 1906, p. 3
SLC voices support for the Russian revolution.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 543. #194

"My Wife, Says Gorky"
WASHINGTON POST, April 15, 1906, p. 1

SLC provides two brief comments on Maxim Gorky. Howells refuses to comment.
Not in Budd's listings.

"Mark Twain's Memories of City"
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, 20 Apr 1906, p. 5.
SLC appeals for aid to victims of San Francisco earthquake; relates story about small quake he once experienced.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 544. #195
"Mark Twain Appeals for Smitten City"
NEW YORK TIMES, 20 April 1906, p. 11.
SLC appeals for aid to victims of San Francisco earthquake; relates story about small quake he once experienced.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 544-545 for his interview #195.

"Mark Twain as a Motorist." By T. Quiller Wright.
MOTORING, May 1906. p. 45.
SLC comments on not owning a motor car. It is unclear from the text if the reporter obtained an actual interview with SLC.
Not in Budd's listings.


"Mark 'Twain -- Dean of Our Humorists." By William A. Graham.
HUMAN LIFE, 3 (May 1906), 1-2.    
Reporter talked with SLC when he returned to Hartford for funeral of Patrick McAleer; speaks of his old Hartford house.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 546-548. #196

"Banking After the Midnight Witching Hour." By Charles Somerville.
NEW YORK EVENING JOURNAL, 1 May 1906, p. 7.
A summation of remarks from SLC for opening of the Day and Night Bank in Manhattan: "Mark Twain, with Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Harriman and Mr. and Mrs. John W. Gates, visited the new bank and Mark Twain said he could deposit money there if he felt like it, but he decided not to do it for fear of exciting the envy of other authors. Mark Twain said it was a fine sign of prosperity when the town had to keep a bank going night and day."

A reprint of a similar report appeared in:
"Turning Night Into Day"
(New Zealand) Poverty Bay Herald, 18 Pipiri [June] 1906, p. 1.
"Mark Twain called during the evening to inspect the premises, and to announce that he had promised his relatives not to stay out late at night until his eightieth birthday. Thereafater he expects to join the all-night merrymakers on Broadway, adn will keep a large balance at the bank. This, at least, is the author's assurance, but the bank managers are inclined to believe that he is poking fun at them.


"Mark Twain Well Again"
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, 13 May 1906, p. 16.
SLC jokes about his bronchitis.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 549. #197
"Mark Twain's Guide to Health"
BOSTON SUNDAY POST, 20 May 1906, p. 30.
A reminiscence about this session in POST, 27 Oct 1907, p 31, is signed E. I. M.
SLC jokes about his digestion, shaving, and poses for photographs with Isabel Lyon, Jean and the St. Bernard dog on the verandah of the Upton House in Dublin, NH..

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 549-554.. #198
"Polk Miller's Visit with Mark Twain"
CHATTANOOGA (Tenn.) TIMES, 7 Jul 1906, p. 7; reprinting of "letter" Miller "put out" on the "18th."
An entertainer popular for his "Old Times Down South" program reports on recent visit with SLC about ante-bellum and plantation days. One brief quote from SLC.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 554-556. #199
"Mark Twain Says New York Suits Him As It Is"
NEW YORK
WORLD, 11 Nov 1906, p. 6.
Brief statement projecting future of New York City.

"Mark Twain Is a Prisoner"
ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 13 Nov 1906, p. 13.
Datelined NY, 12 Nov. - Brief statement to a reporter who inquired about his health after his absence at dinner for Henry M. Alden:"This is only my regular yearly siege of bronchitis. I was attacked by it ten days ago and retired to the privacy of my apartments to wait until it let go. Yesterday I took a little more cold, but my illness has nothing serious about it."
Not in Budd's listings.
"Mark Twain Here Attired in White / Disdains Dark Colors Which Make Men Look Like Crows"
WASHINGTON (D.C.) TIMES, 7 Dec 1906, p. 4.
Brief remarks reported more fully elsewhere.


"People Met in Hotel Lobbies"
WASHINGTON POST, 7 Dec 1906, p. 6
SLC gives comments to a reporter at the Willard hotel prior to retiring for the night about his plan to attend copyright hearings.
Not in Budd's listings.

"Twain Awes Capitol / Attired in White, a Tropical Vision, He Scores Clothes"
WASHINGTON (D.C.) HERALD, 8 Dec 1906, p. 1, 7.
SLC jokes at length about his white suit and conventional clothing; pleads for extended copyright.
Reprinted by Budd.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 556-561. #200

"Mark Twain in Cream-Colored Summer Flannel"
NEW YORK WORLD, 8 Dec 1906, pp. 1-2.

SLC jokes at length about his white suit and conventional clothing; pleads for extended copyright.
Reprinted in part in BOSTON POST, 9 Dec 1906, p. 4.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 561-567 for his interview #200.
"Mark Twain in White Attire"
NEW YORK SUN, 8 Dec 1906, p. 4.
SLC jokes at length about his white suit and conventional clothing; pleads for extended copyright.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 561-567 for his interview #200.

"Mark Twain in White Amuses Congressmen"
NEW YORK TIMES, 8 Dec 1906, p. 5
SLC jokes at length about his white suit and conventional clothing; pleads for extended copyright.

Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 561-567 for his interview #200.
"Mark Twain's Views"
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, 8 Dec 1906, p. 3.

SLC jokes at length about his white suit and conventional clothing; pleads for extended copyright.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 561-567 for his interview #200.
"Twain Would Like to Dress Like Adam"
NEW YORK AMERICAN, 8 Dec 1906, p. 1, 4.
SLC jokes at length about his white suit and conventional clothing; pleads for extended copyright.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 561-567 for his interview #200.

"Mark Twain Bids Winter Defiance"
NEW YORK HERALD, 8 Dec 1906, p. 4.
SLC jokes at length about his white suit and conventional clothing; pleads for extended copyright.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 561-567 for his interview #200.

Title not available
WASHINGTON
POST, 8 Dec 1906, p. ?
SLC jokes at length about his white suit and conventional clothing; pleads for extended copyright.


Title not available
WASHINGTON STAR,
8 Dec 1906, p. ?
SLC jokes at length about his white suit and conventional clothing; pleads for extended copyright.

"Mark Twain in New Joke"
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, 8 Dec. 1906, p. 1.
SLC jokes at length about his white suit and conventional clothing; pleads for extended copyright.
Not in Budd's listings.

"Mark Twain Demands Thanks of Congress, and Right Away, Too."
WASHINGTON (D.C.) TIMES of 8 Dec 1906, 1.
SLC, in a dark suit, speaks to a reporter as he goes to the White House to see the President.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 567-568. #201

"Heard at the Capitol"
WASHINGTON (D.C.) POST, 12 Dec 1906, p. 4.
SLC offers departing judgments on how fight for extending term of copyright should be conducted.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 568-569. #202

"Twain's Plan to Beat Copyright Law"
NEW YORK TIMES, 12 Dec 1906, p. 1.
Datelined Washington, D.C. - SLC gives details of intention to renew copyright of his books by adding relevant portions of autobiography to them.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 569-571. #203
"Un interview cu dl Mark Twain." By Vasile Pop.
LUCEAUFARUL MORNING STARS, 15 Dec 1906.
An imaginary review in Roumanian; see Helen L. Leath, "An Interview with Mister Mark Twain: A Translation," MARK TWAIN JOURNAL, 26 (Spring 1988), 25-29.


"Mark Twain Actually In Earnest / Reveals the Real Motive of His Washington Trip." By Ervin Justice.
NEW YORK
WORLD, 16 Dec 1906, E, p. 3.
According to Budd, a "statement" was obtained by Ervin Justice; SLC feels that his white suit and joking detracted from serious point of his visit to Washington; argues against 42-year limit for copyright.

Statement only reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 572-573. #204
"Twain and the Telephone"
NEW YORK TIMES, 23 Dec 1906, p. 2.
SLC praises the telharmonium and recalls his early use of telephone and his habit of using profanity.
Reprinted by Fatout in MARK TWAIN SPEAKS FOR HIMSELF; pp. 218-20.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 573-574. #205
"Mark Twain In White Greets 1907"
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, 1 Jan 1907, p. 2.

SLC celebrates the New Year and comments on state politics.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 574-575. #206
"Mark Twain In White Greets 1907"
NEW YORK HERALD, 1 Jan 1907, p. 3.
SLC plays charades and celebrates the New Year and comments on state politics.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 575-576 for his interview #206.

"Twain Gives 1906 a Merry Funeral"
NEW YORK WORLD, 1 Jan 1907, p. 2.
SLC plays charades and celebrates the New Year and comments on state politics.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 575-576 for his interview #206.

"Twain Gives Guests Music By Wire"
NEW YORK AMERICAN, 1 Jan 1907, p. 4.
SLC plays charades and celebrates the New Year and comments on state politics.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 575-576 for his interview #206.

"Mark Twain and Twin Cheer New Year's Party"
NEW YORK TIMES, 1 Jan 1907, p. 1
SLC plays charades and celebrates the New Year.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 575-576 for his interview #206.

Title not available
(St. George) BERMUDA COLONIST, 9 Jan, p. 2.
Derivative story from SLC's New Year's celebration.


"Little Old N. Y. Is Good Enough for Me -- Twain"
NEW YORK EVENING JOURNAL, 9 Jan 1907, p. 4 (late edition only).
SLC returns to New York from Bermuda.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 576. #207
"Mark Twain Back / Symphony In Gray."
NEW YORK
HERALD, 10 Jan 1907, p. 7.
SLC returns to New York from Bermuda.

Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 577 for his interview #207.
Title not available.
NEW YORK
TRIBUNE, 10 Jan 1907, p. 7.
SLC jokes about being in good health and wearing his white suit while in Bermuda.


"Mark Twain Reaches Home"
WASHINGTON POST, 10 Jan 1907, p. 9.
SLC returns to New York from Bermuda; jokes about being in good health.

Not in Budd's listings.

"Twain Will Not Help Bret Harte's Child"
PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, 2 Feb 1907, p. 6.
SLC lends his name to a cause but will not attend a fundraiser. Comments on Bret Harte's family.

"Tributes to Poet by Men of Letters / Mark Twain Tells of Visit "
NEW YORK TIMES, 24 Feb 1907, Pictorial Section, I, p. 4.
For Longfellow centenary, SLC recalls contacts with him in 1870s, Whittier birthday dinner in 1877, and authors' reading for Longfellow Memorial.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 577-578. #208

"Mark Twain Sees Billiards"
NEW YORK SUN
, 6 March 1907, p. 7.
SLC attended the national amateur billiard championship tournament at the Liederkranz on 5 March 1907. Reporter paraphrases SLC's statement that he remained until "he remarked that his nervous system would be shattered were he to stay and witness any more hair raising carroms."
Not in Budd's listings.

"Mark Twain Sails South"
NEW YORK
HERALD, 17 Mar 1907, I, p. 12.
SLC gives humorous reasons for going to Bermuda.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 579. #209

"Mark Twain Seeks Place to Wear White"
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, 17 March 1907, p. 4
SLC gives humorous reasons for going to Bermuda.
Not in Budd's listings.

"Mark Twain's Wanderings at an End"
NEW YORK TIMES, 31 Mar 1907, Magazine Section, p. 3.
SLC discusses the art of the pause; various homes he has lived in.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 579-581. #210
"Cub Reporter Has Interview with Mark Twain"
ELMIRA (N.Y.) DAILY ADVERTISER, 4 Apr 1907. p. 5.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN IN ELMIRA, ed. Robert D. Jerome and Herbert A. Wisbey, Jr. (Elmira, N.Y.: Mark Twain Society, 1977), p. 187.
SLC declines an interview but gives a quote supporting the "new forward movement" in Elmira.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 581-582. #211
"Mark Twain Is Going to Be a Buccaneer"
NEW YORK AMERICAN, 23 Apr 1907, p. 5.
SLC comments on an upcoming trip with Henry Rogers to the naval review at Jamestown; the Peace Congress just ended; is dubious about world peace.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 583-584. #212
"Mark Twain Here with H. H. Rogers"
NORFOLK (Va.) LEDGER-DISPATCH, April 25, 1907
No direct quotes. SLC comments on the speed of sound.

Not in Budd's listings.

"Marooned Mark Twain"
NORFOLK (Va.) LEDGER-DISPATCH, 1 May 1907, p. 7.
SLC explains why he is waiting to go back to New York City alone by yacht rather than by train.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 585. #213


"Twain Hesitates to Admit He's Dead"
NEW YORK
AMERICAN, 5 May 1907, I, p. 6.
SLC jokes about report he has been drowned at sea.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 586. #214

"Not Lost Says Twain"
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, 5 May 1907, p. 6.

SLC jokes about report he has been drowned at sea.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 586-587 for his interview #214 and #215.
"Mark Twain Investigating"
NEW YORK TIMES, 5 May 1907, p. 2.
SLC jokes about report he has been drowned at sea.

Reprinted in Fatout, MARK TWAIN SPEAKS FOR HIMSELF, pp. 221-222.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 586-587 for his interview #214.
"'I'm Not Lost at Sea,' Says Twain"
NEW YORK
WORLD, 5 May 1907, p. 9.
SLC jokes about report he has been drowned at sea.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 587. #215

Title not available.
NEW YORK SUN, 5 May 1907, p. 9.

SLC jokes about report he has been drowned at sea.

"Mark Twain Tells Literary Secret and Many Other Things"
BALTIMORE NEWS, 10 May 1907 p. 13.

SLC discusses his autobiography in progress; paying the Webster Co. debt; five works that he will leave unfinished; and imperialism.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 587-592. #216

"Mark Twain in Clover / Joseph in the Land of Cornbread and Chicken"
BALTIMORE SUN, 10 May 1907, p. 14.
SLC comments on purchase of Philippine Islands, the Belgian Congo, his autobiography, disfranchising the Negro, and his white suit.

Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 592-595 for his interview #216.

"Mark Twain an Honored Guest"
BALTIMORE
AMERICAN, 10 May 1907, p. 16.
SLC chatted between trains about Southern cooking, French Legion of Honor, and report of his drowning.

For context of trip see Charles J. Nolan, Jr., and David O. Tomlinson, "Mark Twain's Visit to Annapolis," MARK TWAIN JOURNAL, 25 (Fall 1987), 2-8.

Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 592-595 for his interview #216.
"As Mark Twain Watched Drill"
BALTIMORE AMERICAN, 11 May 1907, p. 15.
SLC comments on interviews, smoking, Mugwumps, and the Peace Congress.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 595-600. #217
"Mark Twain's Visit Ends"
BALTIMORE NEWS, 11 May 1907, p. 9.
Polite comments by SLC about his visit.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 604. #219

"'Mark Twain' at Annapolis"
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, 12 May 1907, p. 7.
SLC swears off the "platform" forever and jokes about his funeral-to-be.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 605 for his interview #219.

"Diet Sharpens Twain's Wit."
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 12, 1907, p. 1.
SLC comments on bass drum, Confederate army, John Paul Jones, clothes press pun, arrested again for smoking.

Not in Budd's listings.

"Mighty Mark Twain Overawes Marines"
NEW YORK TIMES, 12 May 1907, p. 4.
SLC jokes about being arrested for smoking; tells the watermelon story.
Reprinted by Neider, LIFE AS IF FIND IT, pp. 383-387.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 600-603. #218


"Mark Twain Departs / Inspection of the Sun Building Closes Notable Visit"
BALTIMORE SUN, 12 May 1907, p. 20.
Excerpts reprinted in: "Mark Twain Tells the Secrets of Novelists," NEW YORK AMERICAN, 26 May 1907, Main Sheet, p. 7.

NEW YORK AMERICAN excerpts reprinted in Neider, LIFE AS I FIND IT, p. 388.
SLC comments on his background as a journalist; how he creates his characters; Isabel Lyon comments on "Eve's Diary."
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 605-608. #220
"Mark Twain Sails; Shiest Man Abroad / Humorist Takes His Last Trip to London from This Sphere"
NEW YORK AMERICAN, 9 Jun 1907, I, p. 3.

Reprinted in Neider, LIFE AS I FIND IT, pp. 389-390.
SLC discusses the autobiography he is writing but will hold back from publication .
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 610-611. #221
"Mark Twain Sails for Oxford Honors / . . . Tells of Autobiography"
NEW YORK TIMES, 9 Jun 1907, I, p. 9.
SLC discusses his autobiography.

Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 611-612 for his interview #221.

"Mark Twain in London / A Meeting with Mr. Shaw / No Commonplace Impressions"
(London) WESTMINSTER GAZETTE, 18 Jun 1907, p. 7.
Reprinted by Budd.

SLC meets George Bernard Shaw as he arrives at the London train station.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 612-614. #222

Title not available.
LONDON GLOBE, 18 Jun 1907.
SLC's arrival in London.

Title not available.
(London) PALL MALL GAZETTE, 18 Jun 1907.
SLC's arrival in London.


Title not available.
(London) STANDARD AND ST. JAMES GAZETTE, 18 Jun 1907
.
SLC's arrival in London.

"Arrival of Mark Twain / Interviewers Capture Him on the Liner / Oxford Bound / Collecting Hints for His Funeral Procession"
LONDON
EVENING NEWS, 18 Jun 1907, p. 1.
SLC chats about his funeral procession..


"Mark Twain on the Secrets of Youth / In England to Receive Oxford Honor / Chaffs Interviewers and Himself"
LONDON MORNING LEADER, 19 Jun 1907, p. 1.
Reprinted by Budd.
Much joking, especially about his funeral, ancestry, and white suits.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 614-617. #223

"Mark Twain / Mr. Clemens Arrives in England / Amusing Talk / His First Meeting with 'G.B.S.'"
LONDON
CHRONICLE, 19 Jun 1907, p. 7.
SLC jokes about many subjects, including himself.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 618-624 for his interview #223.

"Mark Twain in London / Wants Hints for His Funeral from Oxford Pageant / 'A Bright Lad.'"
LONDON EXPRESS, 19 Jun 1907, p. 1.
Interviewer lists twelve subjects that SLC touched on and then mentions others, especially his funeral.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 618-624 for his interview #223.

"Mr. George Bernard Shaw Greets Mark Twain / . . . Mr. Clemens to Receive Many Attentions in England, but He Talks Only of His Funeral"
NEW YORK
HERALD, 19 Jun 1907, p. 9.
Other editions of HERALD ran two slightly different versions.
SLC comments on wearing his white suit aboard ship.

Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 618-624 for his interview #223.
"Mark Twain in London / Going to See the Oxford Pageant / To Get Ideas for His Own Funeral." By Edgar Wallace.
LONDON
MAIL, 19 Jun 1907, p. 5.
SLC jokes about his funeral, Italian language, and white suits.

Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 618-624 for his interview #223.

"Mark Twain Invades London; Meets Shaw"
CHICAGO INTER-OCEAN, 19 Jun 1907, p. 3.

SLC jokes about palmists and his funeral.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 618-624 for his interview #223.

"Mark Twain's Quest / Looking for Ideas for His Funeral / Meeting with G. B. S." By W. B. Northrop (?)
MANCHESTER (England) DISPATCH, 19 Jun 1907, p. 5.
SLC comments on England's pageants and his own funeral.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 618-624 for his interview #223.


"Mark Twain Tells Sea Tales"
NEW YORK
SUN, 19 Jun 1907, p. 3.
Reprinted in Neider, LIFE AS I FIND IT, pp. 391-393.

SLC jokes about voyage to England.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 618-624 for his interview #223.

"Shaw Meets Twain and Explains Him"
NEW YORK TIMES, 19 Jun 1907, p. 1.
SLC stresses his smoking, jokes about New York Times.

Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 618-624 for his interview #223.

Title not available.
NEW YORK WORLD
, 19 Jun 1907, p. 9.
Reprinted in PHILADELPHIA PRESS, 19 Jun 1907
SLC's arrival in England.


Title not available.
LONDON DAILY NEWS, 19 Jun 1907.

SLC's arrival in England.

Title not available.
LONDON GRAPHIC, 19 Jun 1907.

SLC's arrival in England.

Title not available.
LONDON POST, 19 Jun 1907.

SLC's arrival in England.

Title not available.
LONDON
TRIBUNE, 19 Jun 1907.

SLC's arrival in England.

"'Mark Twain' Reaches England / Discourses Cheerfully on His Funeral / Meeting Mr. Shaw."
LONDON
MIRROR, 19 Jun 1907, p. 4.
SLC jokes about his funeral and Kipling.

"Bre'r Shaw Meets Innocent Abroad"
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, 19 June 1907, p. 1.
Not in Budd's listings.


"Twain Assures Shaw He Writes Seriously"
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, 19 Jun 1907, p. 2.
SLC jokes with S. B. Shaw and humorously outlines his daily routine.

Title not available.
BIRMINGHAM POST, 19 Jun 1907.
SLC's arrival in England.
According to Budd clipping from this paper in scrapbooks in Mark Twain Papers.

Title not available.
LEEDS MERCURY, 19 Jun 1907.
SLC's arrival in England.
According to Budd clipping from this paper in scrapbooks in Mark Twain Papers.

Title not available.
MANCHESTER COURIER, 19 Jun 1907.
SLC's arrival in England.
According to Budd clipping from this paper in scrapbooks in Mark Twain Papers.

Title not available.
MANCHESTER GUARDIAN, 19 Jun 1907.
SLC's arrival in England.
According to Budd clipping from this paper in scrapbooks in Mark Twain Papers.

Title not available.
NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE, 19 Jun 1907.
SLC's arrival in England.
According to Budd clipping from this paper in scrapbooks in Mark Twain Papers.

Title not available.
SHEFFIELD TELEGRAPH, 19 Jun 1907.
SLC's arrival in England.
According to Budd clipping from this paper in scrapbooks in Mark Twain Papers.

Title not available.
YORKSHIRE OBSERVER.
SLC's arrival in England.
According to Budd clipping from this paper in scrapbooks in Mark Twain Papers.


"Mark Twain at Windsor / To Be One of the Guests of the King"
LONDON
EVENING NEWS, 20 Jun 1907, p. 1.
SLC gives anecdote about King Edward VII, outlines his social schedule.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 624-625. #224
"Mark Twain's Plans / To Meet the King To-Morrow." By E. W.
LONDON
MAIL, 21 Jun 1907, p. 5.
Summary of random conversations about banquets and SLC's funeral arrangements.


"Mark Twain Again Meets His Former Chum Edward."
NEW YORK
AMERICAN, 23 Jun 1907, pp. 1-2.
Datelined Windsor, England, June 22 - SLC reminisces about meeting King Edward at Hamburg makes statement after garden party at Windsor.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 625-627. #225

"Twain Amuses King and Queen"
NEW YORK TIMES, 23 Jun 1907, Sec. 3, p. 3.

SLC meets King Edward.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 627-628 for his interview #225.

"Mark Twain a Royal Jester"
NEW YORK WORLD,
23 Jun 1907, p. 4.
SLC jokes about buying Windsor Castle.

Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 627-628 for his interview #225.
Title not available.
NEW YORK HERALD, 23 Jun 1907.

SLC meets King Edward at Windsor Castle.

Title not available.
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, 23 Jun 1907.

SLC meets King Edward at Windsor Castle.

"Mark Twain Meets King Edward / and Describes the Royal Garden Party"
LONDON
LEADER, 24 Jun 1907, p. 1.
SLC jokes about heaven, bright clothes, napping, and his white bathrobe.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 628-630. #226

"His Hat On before King / Mark Twain Kept Covered, but by Queen's Order"
NEW YORK TIMES, 24 Jun 1907, p. 1.
SLC defends his conduct at garden party at Windsor Castle.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 630-631. #227

"Mark Twain's 'Rumour"
LONDON
DAILY NEWS, 24 Jun 1907, p. 8.
Essentially the same text was reprinted in:
LONDON EXPRESS,
LONDON GRAPHIC,
LONDON MAIL,
LONDON MIRROR,
LONDON TELEGRAPH,
LONDON TRIBUNE
, and in many other newspapers in Great Britain on 24 Jun.
According to Budd, SLC reports on his conversation with the King and compliments the Queen's beauty, perhaps in prepared statement.


"Mark's 'Mots' / Plans and Patents a Joke for the PUNCH Dinner"
LONDON
EVENING NEWS, 24 Jun 1907, p. 1.
No direct quotations; SLC muses about immediate engagements.

"'Mark Twain in Bed' / American Humorist after the Garden Party"
LONDON TRIBUNE, 24 Jun 1907, p. 9.
No direct quotations.


"Oxford Pageant / What Mark Twain Thought of the Show."
LONDON
DAILY NEWS, 28 Jun 1907, p. 8.
SLC praises the Pageant.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 631. #228
"Mark Twain Living Up to His Degree / Honor Conferred upon Him by Oxford Seems to Have Sobered Him / Is Excessively Solemn / Says England's Welcome Has Impressed Him Greatly--Calls Ceremony at Oxford Beautiful"
NEW YORK TIMES, 30 Jun 1907, C, p. 1.
SLC offers sober and brief comment on the Oxford degree.

Reprinted by Fatout (who combines his version with portions of "Mark Twain's Experiences in the Hands of British Interviewers," NEW YORK TIMES, 30 Jun 1907, First Mag Section, p. 1, which surveys the stories and interviews that greeted SLC's arrival and compares the details) in MARK TWAIN SPEAKS FOR HIMSELF, pp. 222-24.
Fatout's version (not the original newspaper report) is reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 631-632. #229.

"Mark Twain / Confessions Made by His Own Fireside / Speech Tyranny / How Mr. Birrell Inspired His Jokes"
LONDON
CHRONICLE, 2 Jul 1907, p. 7.
Brief remarks by SLC on stay in England and after-dinner speaking.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 633. #230
"Mark Twain for Penny Post"
NEW YORK
SUN, 2 Jul 1907, p. 2.
A shorter version appeared in "Mark Twain in Crusade to Trim Penny Postage," CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, 2 July 1907, p. 5
SLC
pleas for lower international postal rates; recalls how he embezzled money that father gave him for stamps.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 634-635. #231


"Sleepy, but Happy / Mark Twain's Regretful Farewell"
LONDON DAILY NEWS, 12 Jul 1907, p. 7.
SLC comments on the stolen Ascot cup and Irish regalia
.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 635-636. #232

"Admires English Women"
WASHINGTON HERALD, 12 July 1907, p. 1.
Datelined London, July 11. SLC tells interviewer that among all the delightful things which struck him in England two of the most delightful were the women and strawberries. He said he had found some of the most beautiful women he had ever seen, but he refused to give their names or addresses. He added: "I am inviting them all to my funeral. It will be the greatest gathering of beauty and magnificence the world has ever seen." Of English strawberries, he said that they are both refreshing and spectacular. Amerian strawberries are spectacular, but are somewhat flavorless.
Not in Budd's listings.

"Twain Postpones Funeral / Younger Now by 7 Years, He Says, and Changes Mind about Dying"
NEW YORK TIMES, 13 Jul 1907, p. 1.
SLC bids farewell to England.
Reprinted in Fatout, MARK TWAIN SPEAKS FOR HIMSELF, p. 225.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 636. #233

Title not available.
NEW YORK WORLD, 13 Jul 1907, p. 7.
SLC bids farewell to England.


Title not available.
LONDON TRIBUNE, 13 Jul 1907, p. 7.

SLC bids farewell to England.
Scharnhorst acknowledges this interview in footnotes p. 637 for his interview #233.
Title not available
LLOYD'S WEEKLY NEWS, 14 Jul 1907, p. 2.

SLC bids farewell to England.
Scharnhorst acknowledges this interview in footnotes p. 637 for his interview #233.

"Two Mark Twains / One of Them Leaves England with a Heavy Heart"
LONDON
LEADER, 16 Jul 1907, p. 5.
SLC bids farewell to England.
Scharnhorst acknowledges this interview in footnotes p. 637 for his interview #233.

"English Know a Joke, Says Mark Twain"
NEW YORK
EVENING WORLD, 22 Jul 1907, p. 2.
SLC comments on British sense of humor.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 640-645 for his interview #234.

"Twain Home with English Jokes at 30 Cents a Word"
NEW YORK
AMERICAN, 23 Jul 1907, p. 5.
Much chaffing about the Ascot Cup; SLC defends British sense of humor.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 637-640. #234
"Mark Twain Home, Captive of Little Girl"
NEW YORK
WORLD, 23 Jul 1907, p. 18.
SLC comments on Dorothy Quick.

Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 640-645 for his interview #234.

"Twain Glad He's Back"
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, 23 Jul 1907, p. 7.

SLC comments on his trip to England.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 640-645 for his interview #234.

"Mark Twain Home in Good Humor / Had Dinner with the King and Is Sure That the King Enjoyed It / He's Dr. Clemens, Please / Though the Dignity of His Oxford Title Doesn't Seem to Weigh Heavily--72, but Doesn't Feel Guilty"
NEW YORK TIMES, 23 Jul 1907, p. 7.
Reprinted in Neider, LIFE AS IF FIND IT, pp. 394-396.

Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 640-645 for his interview #234.

"Dr. Mark Twain, Petted, Home Again" 
Alternate title by Scharnhorst: "Dr. Mark Twain Home with His Honors"
NEW YORK HERALD, 23 Jul 1907, p. 6.
SLC comments on his trip to England.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 640-645 for his interview #234.

"Mark Twain Comes in White."
NEW YORK
SUN, 23 Jul 1907, p. 7.
Reprinted by Budd.
SLC comments on stories about his English visit, chaffs about old age and his new rate for "stories and jokes."
Reprinted in
"Twain Back Home Breezy and Well," CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, 23 Jul 1907, p. 2.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 640-645 for his interview #234.

"'Mark Twain' Recalls Happy Days in 'Frisco'"
NEW YORK
EVENING WORLD, 23 (?) Jul 1907, p. ?
[According to Budd, internal evidence for source seems clear, but he cannot find this item in available editions.]
SLC recalls "dear, dead Bohemian days of long ago"
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 645-646. #235
"My 'Hand Interviews' with Mark Twain and Thomas A. Edison / 'It's an Awful Thing to Get a Reputation for Being Funny, ' Says Mark Twain." By Channez Huntington Olney.
NEW YORK
WORLD, 25 Aug 1907, Magazine Section, p. 7.
According to Budd: On 1 Sep 1907 SLC dictated a letter (in MTP) protesting that this interview had been obtained under false pretenses. SLC submits to having his palm read; comments on his current situation and age.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 647-649. #236
"Mark Twain's Ideal Pipe"
NEW YORK PRESS, 15 Sep 1907, Sec 2, p. 1.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 649-650. #237

"A Day with Mark Twain"
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, 29 September 1907.
By Albert E. Ullman. Interview from Tuxedo Park with Isabel Lyon written to make the reader believe Ullman, a syndicate reporter, interviewed Mark Twain.
Mentioned in Isabel Lyon's diary for September 11, 1907.
Five photos.
A Similar story with same photos "One Day in the Life of the King of Humorists" appeared in WASHINGTON TIMES, 6 Oct 1907, p. 46.
Not in Budd's listings.

"A Prince of Humorists: Interview with 'Mark Twain'," By Isidore Harris.
GREAT THOUGHTS FROM MASTER MINDS, 5 Oct 1907, p. 136-138.
SLC comments on his recent visit to England; Mary Baker Eddy; and ignorant school children.
Not in Budd's listings.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 649-654. #238

"Mark Twain on the Scope of the Children's Theater / What It Means to American Citizenship and Education" By Frederick Boyd Stevenson.
BROOKLYN
EAGLE, 24 Nov 1907, News Special, p. 1.
SLC praises theater for children; talks about importance of good enunciation; responsible citizenship vs. patriotism.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 655-658. #239
"Twain Out $32,000 In Plasmon Failure"
NEW YORK
AMERICAN, 21 Dec 1907, pp. 1-2.
SLC comments on his losses in the Plasmon venture.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 659-662. #240

Title not available.
NEW YORK
EVENING POST, 21 Dec 1907, p. 3.
SLC comments on his losses in the Plasmon venture.

"Twain Is An 'Easy Mark'"
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, 21 Dec 1907, p. 2.
SLC comments on his losses in the Plasmon venture.

"Mark Twain Concern Gives Up the Ghost"
NEW YORK TIMES, "Mark Twain Concern Gives Up the Ghost," 21, Dec. 1907, p. 6.
SLC comments on his losses in the Plasmon venture.
Not in Budd's listings.


"Mark Twain on Prohibition"
DALLAS MORNING NEWS, 22 December 1907, p. 4.
Similar version of comments from same interview appeared in: "Educators, Authors," LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 8, 1908, Section VI, p.14.
SLC comments on prohibition and making alcohol from sawdust.
The DALLAS MORNING NEWS article states the comments were obtained from a W.C.T.U. woman "last summer" during an Atlantic crossing. This may have during Twain's visit to Oxford.
Original printing and source not yet located.
Not in Budd's listings.
"Mark Twain on Three Weeks." By Elinor Glyn.
Privately published January 1908.
SLC vigorously protested publication of this account of his conversation with Elinor Glyn.
Not in Budd's listings.

"Rival Jokesmiths Off for Bermuda"
NEW YORK WORLD, 23 Feb 1908, p. 3 (p. 4 in earlier editions).

SLC jokes about Henry H. Rogers.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 662-663. #241

"Rogers and Twain Sail"
NEW YORK TIMES, 23 Feb1908, p. l.
SLC jokes about Henry H. Rogers.

Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 663-664 for his interview #241.

"Twain and Rogers Off for Bermuda"
NEW YORK HERALD, 23 Feb 1908, Section II, p, 3.
SLC jokes about Henry H. Rogers.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 663-664 for his interview #241.

"Two Jokers, One Deck"
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, 23 Feb 1908, Section I, p. 8
.
SLC jokes about Henry H. Rogers.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 663-664 for his interview #241.

"'Rogers Is Busted'--Twain"
NEW YORK AMERICAN, 23 Feb 1908, L, p. 1.
SLC jokes about Henry H. Rogers.

Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 663-664 for his interview #241.
"Twain Carries Off H. H. Rogers"
NEW YORK SUN, 23 Feb 1908, p. l.
SLC jokes about Henry H. Rogers.

"Charitable Mark Helps H. H. Rogers; But He's Shy $2"
WASHINGTON TIMES, 23 Feb 1908, p. 1.
SLC jokes with reporters and Henry H. Rogers.
Not in Budd's listings.

"Mark Twain Faced 2 Perils / Big Wave--'Loan to Rogers'"
NEW YORK
AMERICAN, 14 Apr 1908, p. 3.
SLC jokes about getting drenched on shipboard, joining an anti-noise society, and lending money to H. H. Rogers and dredging the Mississippi River.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 664-665. #242
"Mark Twain a Hero? He Won't Admit It"
NEW YORK WORLD, 14 Apr 1908, p. 16.

SLC jokes about getting drenched on shipboard, joining an anti-noise society, lending money to H. H. Rogers; and dredging the Mississippi River.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 665-667 for his interview #242.
"Twain and Rogers Back from Bermuda"
NEW YORK TIMES, 14 Apr 1908 p. 9.
SLC jokes about getting drenched on shipboard, joining an anti-noise society, and lending money to H. H. Rogers and dredging the Mississippi River.

Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 665-667 for his interview #242.

"Twain was 'Soused'"
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, 14 Apr 1908, p. 6.
SLC jokes about getting drenched on shipboard, joining an anti-noise society, and lending money to H. H. Rogers and dredging the Mississippi River.

Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 665-667 for his interview #242.

"Mark Twain Gets a Sea Souse"
NEW YORK SUN, 14 Apr 1908, p. 3.
SLC jokes about getting drenched on shipboard, joining an anti-noise society, and lending money to H. H. Rogers and dredging the Mississippi River.

Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 665-667 for his interview #242.

"Mark Twain Rescues a Girl as Huge Sea Sweeps the Bermudian"
NEW YORK
HERALD, 14 Apr 1908, p. 5.
SLC jokes about getting drenched on shipboard, joining an anti-noise society, and lending money to H. H. Rogers.

Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 665-667 for his interview #242.


"Mark Twain Meets the Cardinal"
NEW YORK
AMERICAN, 10 May 1908, p. 1W.
SLC jokes about meeting Michael Cardinal Logue.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 667. #243

"Clouds Clear Away for Police Parade - Those in the Stand"
NEW YORK TIMES, 10 May 1908, p. 4.
SLC comments on the police, "Mr. Clemens said he thought the parade was the finest he had ever seen. He liked the police anyway, because they always seemed to take a great interest in him and what he was doing. This was irony."
Not in Budd's listings.


"Whole City Arrested - The Finest on Parade - Mark Twain Also There"
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, 10 May 1908, p. 1, 5.
Online from Library of Congress "Chronicling America" website.
SLC comments on police and Michael Cardinal Logue. Quotes differ from versions published in New York American and New York Times of this same date.
Not in Budd's listings.

"Mark Twain Cannot / Bubble Humor, He / Says, as Demanded"
NEW YORK
AMERICAN, 8 Sep 1908, p. 3 (p. 6 or 7 in other editions).
SLC comments on moving to Redding, CT and reducing his public appearances.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 667-668. #244
"Burglar Chase at Mark Twain's Ends in Shooting."
NEW YORK WORLD, 19 Sep 1908, p. 3.
A news-story with SLC's incidental comments. Other newspapers carried similar stories.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 669-672. #245
"Twain Says He Told Her 'Book a Mistake.'" By Charles Henry Meltzer.
NEW YORK
AMERICAN, 27 Sep 1908, II, p. 1.
SLC dictates statement in response to Elinor Glyn's report of his opinion about her novel THREE WEEKS; accuses her of distorting his views and seeking publicity.
For context see item 3505 in BIBLIOGRAPHY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE, comp. Jacob Blanck (New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1957).
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 673-674. #246

"Stormfield, Mark Twain's New Country Home." By Neltje DeGraff Doubleday.
Country Life in America, April 1909, p. 608.
SLC comments on the design of his new home.
Not in Budd's listings.
Excerpt reprinted in MARK TWAIN IN PARADISE: HIS VOYAGES TO BERMUDA, by Donald Hoffmann, p. 128.

"Owner of Virginian in Excellent Health"
NORFOLK (VA) LEDGER-DISPATCH, 2 Apr 1909, p. 1.
SLC, basically evasive, briefly comments on Mark Twain Incorporated.
Not in Budd's listings.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 674-675. #247

"Mark Twain Delighted the Little Ones"
NORFOLK (VA) LEDGER-DISPATCH, 5 Apr 1909, pp. 1, 13.
SLC jokes with Henry H. Rogers.
Not in Budd's listings.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 676-677. #248

"Mark Twain, Rockefeller and Others Pay Tribute to the Dead"
BOSTON HERALD, 20 May 1909, p. 1.
SLC is shocked to hear news of death of Henry H. Rogers.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 678. #249

"Mark Twain on Way to See Friend"
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, 20 May 1909, p. 1.
SLC is shocked to hear news of death of Henry H. Rogers.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 678 for his interview #249.

"Mark Twain Grief-Stricken"
NEW YORK TIMES, 20 May 1909, p. 2.

SLC is shocked to hear news of death of Henry H. Rogers.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 678 for his interview #249.

Title not available.
NEW YORK SUN, 20 May 1909.
SLC is shocked to hear news of death of Henry H. Rogers.

Title not available.
NEW YORK WORLD, 20 May 1909.
SLC is shocked to hear news of death of Henry H. Rogers.

"Mark Twain's High Esteem for Dr. Hale"
BALTIMORE NEWS, 10 Jun 1909, p. 4.
SLC gives brief comment on death of Edward Everett Hale.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 678. #250

"Twain Puts Blame on the Typesetter / Humorist Is Serious for a Short Time, Denying Plagiary Guilt / Then He Talks of Pleasant Things"
BALTIMORE
NEWS, 10 Jun 1909, p. 14.
SLC responds to charges of plagiarism in regard to IS SHAKESPEARE DEAD?. Comments from his speech and appearance at St. Timothy's school.
Text of SLC's appearance at St. Timothy's school reprinted in "Advises Graduates," BOSTON DAILY GLOBE, 11 June 1909, p. 9.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 679-681. #251
"Mark Twain No Plagiarist"
BALTIMORE AMERICAN, 10 Jun 1909, 14.
SLC responds to charges of plagiarism in regard to IS SHAKESPEARE DEAD?.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 681 for his interview #251.
Title not available.
BALTIMORE
SUN, 10 Jun 1909, p. 12.
SLC responds to charges of plagiarism in regard to IS SHAKESPEARE DEAD?.

"Mark Twain Their Guest"
BALTIMORE SUN, 11 Jun 1909, p. 13.
SLC comments on Frances Nunnally.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 681-683. #252

"Twain Pokes Fun at Union Station and Pities City"
BALTIMORE
STAR, 11 Jun 1909, pp. 1, 12.
SLC complains about Baltimore train depot; praises city's Southern atmosphere; discusses A. B. Paine's projected biography; asserts belief in a "great intellectual force" behind the universe.
Excerpts reprinted in "Why Not Baltimore? / Mark Twain Twits the Pennsy about Its Poor Union Station," BALTIMORE AMERICAN, 12 Jun 1909, p. 13.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 684-686. #253

"Two Dozen White Suits Are Twain's / Humorist Says He Keeps a Week Ahead of Wash Day"
BALTIMORE
NEWS, 11 Jun 1909, p. 3, 12.
At railroad station, SLC jokes about his liking for white suits, his reputation as an "infidel," his age, and his weight.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 687 for his interview #253.
Title not available.
BALTIMORE
SUN, 12 Jun 1909 p. 11.
Brief, confined to SLC's views on Baltimore depot itself.


"Mark Twain Smokes"
DANBURY (Ct.) EVENING NEWS, 3 Aug 1909, p. 6.
SLC talks about the doctor's order to reduce smoking.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 687-689. #254
"Down to Four a Day"
BOSTON DAILY GLOBE, 3 Aug 1909, p. 9
SLC talks about the doctor's order to quit smoking. Different quotes from those that appeared in DANBURY EVENING NEWS, 3 Aug 1909.
Not in Budd's listings.

"Mark Twain Has a 'Tobacco Heart"
NEW YORK AMERICAN, 3 Aug 1909, p. 1.
SLC talks about the doctor's order to quit smoking.

"Una Visita a Mark Twain." By Felice Fererro
CORRIERE DELLA SERA, 5 Oct 1909. (Scharnhorst dates this 5 Oct 1899.)
For context and excerpt, see Robert Luscher, "Italian Accounts of Mark Twain: An Interview and a Visit from the Corriere Della Serra," AMERICAN LITERARY REALISM 1870-1910, 17 (1984), 216-24.


"Miss Clemens Weds /. . . Mark Twain Prepares Interview and Sketches His Guests"
NEW YORK
TRIBUNE, 7 Oct 1909, p. 7.
Excerpts reprinted in "Twain in Oxford Gown at Daughter's Bridal," NEW YORK
WORLD, 7 Oct 1909, p. 5.
SLC provides interview about the wedding of Clara Clemens and Ossip Gabrilowitsch.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 689-690. #255

"Miss Clemens Weds Mr. Gabrilowitsch / . . . Humorist In Prepared Interview Says a Happy Marriage Is One of the Tragically Solemn Things of Life"
NEW YORK TIMES, 7 Oct 1909, p. 9.
SLC provides interview about the wedding of Clara Clemens and Ossip Gabrilowitsch.

Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 691 for his interview #255.

"The Lounger." By Jeanette Gilder.
PUTNAM'S MAGAZINE, 7 (Dec 1909), 369 - 70.
Gilder chatted with SLC at his daughter's wedding about recent concert to raise money for Mark Twain Library in Redding.


"Mark Twain Feeling Blue / Says His Work Is Over In This Life and World"
NEW YORK SUN, 21 Dec 1909, p. 5.

SLC comments on returning from Bermuda to New York; comments on women's suffrage.
Excerpts reprinted in "Mark Twain Comes Home Ill," CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, 21 Dec 1909, p. 5
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 692. #256

"Mark Twain Done with Work"
NEW YORK TIMES, 21 Dec 1909, p. 1.
SLC comments on his autobiography.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 693 for his interview #256.
"Mark Twain Home"
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, 21 Dec 1909, p. 7.
SLC comments on not being able to complete a game of euchre.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 693 for his interview #256.

Title not available.
NEW YORK WORLD, p. 1.

SLC returns from Bermuda.

"Mark Twain, at 74, Has Grown Tired / No More New Work for Him, He Says"
NEW YORK
AMERICAN, 21 Dec 1909, pp. 9, 13.
According to Budd: Perhaps mostly fabricated, with SLC recounting how he retold the Hank Monk-Greeley anecdote until audience broke into laughter.

"Mark Twain Hastily Returns to Bermuda"
NEW YORK
WORLD, 6 Jan 1910, p. 2.
Reprinted by Budd.
SLC comments on his health.
Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 693-694. #257

"Mark Twain Goes Back to Bermuda"
NEW YORK HERALD
, 6 Jan 1910, p.15.
SLC comments on his health.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 694 for his interview #257.

"Mark Twain Leaves Home"
NEW YORK TRIBUNE
, 6 Jan 1910, p.7.
SLC comments on his health.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 694 for his interview #257.

"Mark Twain Goes South"
NEW YORK AMERICAN
,
6 Jan 1910, p.10.
SLC comments on his health.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 694 for his interview #257.

"Mark Twain Ill, Hurries Back to Warmer Climes"
NEW YORK EVENING WORLD, 6 Jan 1910, p.10.(Budd gives date of 5 Jan 1910).
SLC comments on his health.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 694 for his interview #257.

"Mark Twain Goes to Bermuda, But Denies He Is Ill"
Name of newspaper not available.
Clipping reproduced by Milton Meltzer, MARK TWAIN HIMSELF, p. 286.
Scharnhorst provides quotes from this interview in footnotes p. 694 for his interview #257.

"Mark Twain Doing Nicely"
Datelined Hamilton, Bermuda 5 March
ABERDEEN (South Dakota) DAILY NEWS, 5 March 1910, p. 2.
One direct quote: "I am able to say that while I am not ruggedly well, I am not ill enough to excite an undertaker."
Not in Budd's listings.

"Mark Twain at Bermuda...." By Mildred Champagne.
HUMAN LIFE, 11 (May 1910), pp. 15 and 40.
Perhaps SLC's last interview. SLC briefly comments on Bermuda Crystal Cave and Bermuda Aquarium.

Reprinted in MARK TWAIN: THE COMPLETE INTERVIEWS, edited by Gary Scharnhorst, (Univ. of Alabama Press, 2006) p. 694-698. #258

"Mark Twain: Radical." By Emanuel (Haldeman) Julius.
INTERNATIONAL SOCIALIST REVIEW, 11 (Aug 1910), 83-88.
Built on visit in Aug 1908, little quotation.

"Mark Twain: Three Contacts." By Theodore Dreiser.
ESQUIRE MAGAZINE, Oct 1935, p. 62, 162-163.
Partial text reprinted in MARK TWAIN JOURNAL, Fall 2004, p. 30-31.
Dreiser recounts previous attempts to interview SLC, finally meeting him in a back room of a saloon. SLC comments on love and marriage. No direct quotes.
Not in Budd's listings.

MARK TWAIN: STORIES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
This book contains Twain's humorous story "An Encounter with an Interviewer"


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