SIAMESE TWINS … Posted in: Columns Mark Twain’s rib-tickling article “The Siamese Twins” first appeared in the August, 1869 issue of Packard’s Monthly, The Young Men’s Magazine, in which Twain related the implausible circumstances of Chang and Eng, conjoined twins from birth. He tells how the twins always bedded down at the same time, but Chang ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!