Mark Twain Near Death
April 20, 2010 | 1:27 am
|April 20, 1910: Samuel Clemens "has been perfectly conscious and in possession of all his faculties throughout his illness and, weak though he is, frequent flashes of the characteristic wit that made him a unique figure when in health, appear in his conversations with his physicians and nurses,” The Times says. |
On the jump, the police surgeon discusses the problems of jailing alcoholics.