B. Scott Holmes

Just trying to stay alive and keep my sideburns too

Spokane, Washington

Mark Twain's party arrive August 7, 1895 and stayed at the Spokane House. He lectured to a small crowd at the New Opera House. Neither he nor the house owner were pleased with the turn out but Maj. Pond noted "where he expected the people to come from I don't know." (MTDBD)

Review:
http://twain.lib.virginia.edu/onstage/wrldtr10.html The Spokane Spokesman-Review August 8, 1895

Interview:
Spokane Encounter with an Interviewer

From The Spokane Spokesman-Review
7 August 1895

MARK TWAIN ARRIVES IN SPOKANE
He Chats Pleasingly and Perpetuates a Few Original Jokes

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