That's the one! Thanks, John.
I wonder what was going on that led Mark Twain to write that story. My
memory is that it was written in the mid-1870s, possibly even before the
telephone was widely known. Does anyone know how the idea was suggested?
Coincidentally, I am in the middle of listening to a reading of Roughing It
that I downloaded from the Librivox site, and have previously listened to
Tom Sawyer from that site. I think the same man read both books and he is
an excellent interpreter if the material, in my opinion.
Thanks again. I will check out Alonzo and Rosannah. Good stuff for my