Clipped From The Galveston Daily News
the the immediately a of lacking recently .horse appearance, ho who, a exchanged waa to leisure of a will hi? par anc prospect o expcctcc obtain trus o Anna privat wa Texas Veazte's Victim. CANA7, PTRKET MEUC'IIA-NT LE.VVK HIS WIFE AND r.vSIXESS TO FOLLOW Till: SOLDEXES. INow Orleans Times, lath.] Before the advent of the Soldene. ;herc lived and thrived n. gentleman mruature years, who dealt in ruflles laces and other articles of feminin apparel. His store on Canal street daily thronged by the -fair sex, Amon iiis customers was a widow, Imndsorn and rich, with only a few incum trances. She listened to liis words which fell like music on her ear, with a sigh for tho dear departed, appointed his successor. With her wealth the shelves of the store knew new goods, and money was flowing into bis coffers. But, alas! the Soldenes came, and with them little Veazie. This boss dry goods man bung fire about until huge posters announced '' Madame Angot'3 Daughter," and that night, strange to say, his presence became necessary until a lato hour at store. His wife thought strange he donned his Sunday clothes for the occasion, but the invoice was delicate goods and required careful handling, .tie appeared somewhat vexed when interviewed P. G., and growled because all the front panjtietto seats werti taken, and accused him of ing ihem, to the hotels for their Among the audience the young sat, enraptured with the play, but particularly with the fair citizeness. bouquet was thrown, on which was string securing his business card. speculation ia ber eye. V'lazie dropped into his store the next day and purchased articles for absolutely nothing. The acquaintance thus begun flourished like a rank weed to the great detriment of the dry goods man's business and his better half, who possessed sufficient muscle to hit her hubby so that his clothes wouldn't fit him, she bat the slightest idea of his infidelity, lie got in arrears; his rent due and. remains so until to-day. collected all his money, and stating his intention to go North r.ud buy stock of spring goods, departed on same train with the Soldenes. Days passed and still he cuvne not, until the sheriff, solicitous for the welfare of certain of his clients, disposed of the dry good's man's stock auction. But in the meanwhile where was Lavishing his shekels ou Veazie in Cincinnati. His attention to Yeazlo was most marked, and ou her part fully appreciated, uutil one day his funds had vanished, and then she shook him for richer man. Driven to despair, the victimized lover bade his adored Veazie a sad adieu, and now awaits remittance, in an obscure town, to return to his deserted spouse. But it appears his Barkis is not willing, witb dear-bought experience, he shouldered his cross and wanders around.