TWAIN'S CABIN DEDICATED.
California Quarters Occupied by Author When Seeking Gold Restored.
SONORA, Cal., June 10. - The Mark Twain memorial cabin at Jackass Hill, near here, was dedicated today, with Governor William D. Stephens delivering the dedicatory address. Twain slept and ate in the cabin, which has been restored, during the time he prospected for gold in California. He gave up prospecting and left this district in 1865.
The Governor recited events of Twain's arrival at Jackass Hill in December 1864, his prospecting days, and his life in the cabin, which has been restored by William J. Loring, President of the American Mining Congress.
"The beginning of Twain's career of making men's tasks easier to bear," the Governor said, "is indelibly associated with his days in the mining country of Tuolumne and Calaveras Counties. In his cabin the sick were made well and the well made better as the result of his cheerfulness and humor."
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