�tea� prove a bad investment. / I have heard her say
that she�d rather have her brother in law die than
get married � as he ought to leave his property to May.
Which little beast, on her entrance to day in the front
parlor immediately inquired �What kind of pie have
you got for dinner, Mrs Potter?�
3. Wednesday. Drawing awhile, then down
town to Radways. After wasting two hours and
a half, hither and thither, got a check for $20.
Came home to a clammy dinner splenetic and sulky.
(Ought to have got $50 or $70.) To Bellew�s
in the evening with Cahill. Slow time. Rain and
cars. In Leslie�s room with him and Foster.
The former half drunk (and talking of the Almighty.)
4. Thursday. Drawing till 4. Then
down town. To the Picayune Office. Haney &
Cahill both there and, presently, Arnold. Gaylor
came in with a note which he gave to Haney. (It in-
timated that Mrs Levison had, to-day, made the
paper over to him, Gaylor. He pays nothing, but pro-
mises to pay her an income, out of proceeds. She will
lose all, like a fool as she is. Poor old Levison!
How hard you worked for this asinine result! So
much for distrust and suspicion, and short-sighted
greed!) All out to have lager. To Bleecker
en triumvirate. Drawing at night. Finished cuts
(33) to story. I began �em on Friday. Writing.
5. Friday. Down town, with Leslie, to his