Laurence “Larry Ho” Hodgson (1874–1937) was a unique combination of poet and politician, a prolific writer who produced thousands of poetic and prose works.
Quotes from Saint Paulites
“Another very great nuisance with which we have been afflicted... is the myriads of mosquitoes with which the country abounds... they have been for the last two months almost intolerable... their depredations at night are beyond description.”
—Horace Bigelow, Saint Paul Pioneer, September 10, 1854
“Fiction writers are the ones to insist that they don't know how they do what they do. Mostly because they don't like to be bothered with thinking about it.”
—Thomas Disch, science fiction writer
“Recreation and play means growth, progress, and development, all of which tend toward bettering social conditions.”
—Eleanor Dowling, Christ Child Society, Saint Paul